of Sarajevo. Because of the very
strong fortifications there, the Ser
vian general staff has directed that
no attempt be made to take the cap
ital by storm. -
Washington. Three distirict vic
tories by the Russians in Russian
Poland were reported to the Russian
embassy today. A cablegram from
Petrograd stated that the German
army has continued its retreat in the
provinces of Suwalki and Lenja; that
the bombardment of Ossewitz was
unsuccessful and the German attack
at Andrejew, the dispatch said, was
so crippled that the Germans became
New York. An indication that
Italy plans to take an active hand in
the news censorship, and possibly an
intimation that her expected partici
pation in the European war will not
much longer be delayed, is contained
in an official notice sent out by the
cable companies today.
Rome. The Bulgarian minister
here has been ordered to expedite the
immediate return to Bulgaria of all
officers of the Bulgarian army now in
Italy or Switzerland.
Antwerp. Bombardment of the
southern chain of the Antwerp forti
fications continues without interrup
tion. Under cover of last night the
Germans moved a number of their
guns closer to the city. However,
they have not yet opened with any of
their long range 16.3-inch siege mor-
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Register either tomorrow or Oc
Christian Johnson, baker, 1336 E.
75th St., suicide. Gas. Wife had left
Warrants will be sworn out for
Clarence White, West Side politician
in connection with murder of James
Barry. Two others also sought.
Herman Rodnitzky, 8, 1735 W.
Division st, hit by auto Sunday, died
today. Police searching for autoist.
Mrs. Victor F. Lawson died today.
T tars, and so far as can be ascertained
by the Belgian air scouts not a sin
gle one of them has yet been
The Germans have razed most of
the small villages which constitute
the outlying suburbs of Antwerp.
They have guns posted on the out
skirts of Heystopdenberg, Thisselt,
Londerzel and the other little towns
which heretofore have been spared
the war penalty. The inhabitants of
all of the villages surrounding Ant
werp have fled either into this city or
across the Dutch frontier for safety.
King Albert continues in personal
charge of the defenses of the city.
He has had the active assistance of
a number of crack British aviators,
who are now making their -headquarters
Paris. "We continue to progress
on the right and left," was the la
conic utterance of military head
quarters here this morning! No de
tails were given. It is known, how
ever, that the heavy reinforcements
rushed to the front yesterday are
making themselves felt, especially
on the left, where the task of break
ing the power of resistance to the
combined armies of Generals Von
Boehn and Von Kluck is being push
ed to the utmost.
It was learned today that tha
French and British artillery now in
action has been augmented by big
naval guns of the type that proved
so effective with the British in South
Africa. These guns have been sent
to the forces operating in the triangle
of the Oise and the Aisne and to
those north of the Somme engaged
in driving the Germans from their
strongly entrenched positions there.
Others have been rushed to the army
operating in the Woevre region. .
Petrograd, That the Germans are
in full retreat in the province of Su
walki, Russian Poland, was an
nouncement of war office today.
Stated that German center was brok
e nwhen atack on Ossowitz failed and
that combined Russian assault which.
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