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office denies the Russian claim that
the Russians gained a victory there.
It is announced that complete con
firmation has been received of the
Austrian "victory south of Gorlice
where an entire Russian battalion of
850 men and five officers -with two
machine guns and an aeroplane were
Peoria, III. 250 men returned to
work in foundry and blacksmith
shops of Avery Co., implement manu
facturers. Other plants expected to
resume operations at once.
Calesburg, III. James Bechtel fa
tally burned when fire destroyed
building at Knoxville.
Elgin, 111. Price of marriage li
censes has been reduced from $1.50
Bongard, III. One man killed, one
fatally injured,Beveral seriously hurt,
when engine and six coaches of
northbound Chicago & Eastern Illi
nois train left rails here.
Chester, III. Fire destroyed plant
of H. C. Cole Milling Co.; loss $150,
000. Tokio. Admiral Baron Shigeto
Fewa, former aide to Admiral Togo,
named as Japanese envoy to Panama-Pacific
Minneapolis. Charlie Eckland, 32,
appeared on streets carrying lantern.
Said he was hunting job. Insane asy
lum. London. London stock exchange
reopened today after having been
closed five months because of war
situation. Enormous attendance.
New York. Duchess of Manchast
er. who was Miss Helen Zimmerman
of Cincinnati, arrived today from
England to settle estate of father,
Eugene Zimmerman, who died re
cently. Milwaukee. Mrs. Amelia Dulak,
24", mistook gasoline for kerosene
while starting kitchen fire. Dead.
Washington. 3 mediators to at-
Pt&settQhio coal strike will 1
be sent into state this week, accord
ing to indications here.
New York. Accused of using
fraudulent passports, 4 German army
officers arrested after exciting chase
by revenue cutter Manhattan.
Husband, Frank Dulak, 29, and if
neighbor, Mathilda Gabij, 24, in hos
pital, severely burned.
Milwaukee. William R. Young,
47, fire chief, dead. Bronchitis.
Washington. Tie-up of entire
street car system of Wllkesbarre, Pa.,
postponed at request of Sec'y of La
bor "Wilson, who wired he would ap
point mediators if strike was held off.
Washington. U. S. Ambassador
Penfleld at Vienna contributed $500
to Austrian-Hungarian Red Cross so
ciety, according to wireless dispatch
to Ambassador Dumba.
DOZEN HURT IN TRAIN SMASH
Albert Lea; Minn., Jan. 4v Twelve
persons were seriously injured In a
wreck on the Minneapolis & St. Louis
near here today.
A chair car and smoker of the
southbound Minenapolis & St Louis
train en route from St. Paul to Des
Moines, overturned at Emmons, 12
miles south of here. . A defective
switch is blamed. The smoker went
completely over an embankment, the
chair car toppling on its side. No
other cars left the track.
THE MEXICAN SITUATION
Washington, Jan. 4. Dispatch by
Villa of Gen. Cabral to succeed Gen.
Maytorena as Villista commandant in
Sonora will be followed by execution Sj
of written agreements with Gen.
Scott, United States chief of staff, for
cessation of all firing upon -American
soil, according to official information
Anxiety of Officials over the border
situation was much relieved today
by the reports of shelving of Mayto
rena. o o
It will be a hard winter for the law
yers if there's to be no more Thaw,