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.NEW DISASTER MAY FORCE THE
RETREAT OF SLAVS
Berlin via Copenhagen. Unofficial
"reports that new German victory in
western Galicia has almost equalled
the successes .of Gen. Hindenberg in
Jilazurin Lakes aroused wild enthus
iasm here. One report put Russian
losses in killed, wounded and prison
ers at 100,000.
German military experts hailed the
defeat of Slavs as most important
.success achieved in last 2 months of
Russian left wing, under furious
attack by combined Austro-German
armies, declared in grave danger. A
large body in daiger of being entirely
cut off. New disaster to Slave ex
pected to force their retreat in West
ern Galicia for a distance of about 30
Petrograd. Russian Black Sea
fleet has again bombarded Bosphorus
forts, doing considerable damage.
Bombardment opened at daybreak
Sunday. Turkish batteries replied
ineffectually and warships, steaming
.close in shore, scored several hits.
Near one of forts 2 shells burst and
flames were seen bursting over the
Several Turks ships fled into the
strait at approach of Russian fleet
but two Turkish vessels, a large
.steamer with a heavy cargo, and a
large sailing vessel flying the Persian
flag, were cut off and sunk by a Rus
sian cruiser. Returning"" northward
.along the Bulgarian coast the war
dships encountered another Turkish
sailing vessel. Crew was taken off
-and ship' sunk.
Gothenburg, Sweden. Speaking at
banquet here today on occasion of
launching of a new warship, King
;Gustav warned the people that the
Janger that Sweden may be drawn
into the war has by no means dimin
ished. The king expressed confidence that
all fooHnno wrmlH llnito in Hpfenrl
. Sweden if her liberty was threatened 1
by an aggressor. His Bpeech was re
ceived with great enthusiasm.
Capetown, S. A. British colonials
under Gen. Botha occupied Oryim
bingue in German Southwest Africa
London. German submarines hava
sunk Norwegian steamers American,
Baldwin and Laila, neutral vessels.
Believed crews escaped.
Washington. Secretary Bryanaa
nounced that state department will
call upon Germany for report on the
torpedoing of American steamer Gul
flight. Liverpool. Cunard liner Tuscania
from New York arrived safely yester
day. Sighted no hostile submarines
"CHARLEY" ROUNDS A SUICIDE
At 4 o'clock yesterda yafternoon a
guest at the Auditorium hotel was
startled when a body flashed by the
window. A crash a moment later
and Charles H. Rounds had taken his
last fall in this life. He had commit
ted suicide. -
Years ago, when Rounds was the
prosperous head of the real estate
finn'of Rounds & Wetten, and when
"Charlie's" robust figure and smiling
face at a banquet meant good fellow
ship, Rounds had another falL He
started hitting the booze, it is said.
)' BITS OF NEWS
John Lakanos fined $10. Wanted
to marry Mrs. Anna Kaler 4 days
after he met her. Offered her money
to procure divorce.
i esierday last day to pay taxes
without 1 per cent penalty. $2,000,
Chicago delegation of retail gro
cers left for San Francisco to attend
- Police looking for uncle of Mrs.
Annie Viskis, 1358 N. Ashland ac,
who shot and killed her yesterday.
Declaration filed in $200,000 libel
suit aetainst James Pugh by John F.
O'Malley, who- resents being called