Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
Newspaper Page Text
- -&trr.1r"n-ir r-
WARSHIP AND TWO STEAMERS TORPEDOED
RUSS ROLL BACK GERMAN ADVANCE
Vienna, via Berlin, Wireless to Say
ville. Austrian submarine No. 4 tor
pedoed and sanlrsmal British steam
er of type of Liverpool 30 miles west
of San Giovanni
London. British steamer Otago
torpedoed by German submarine.
Petrograd. In fierce battle east of
Stryj, Russia, yesterday drove Gen.
Linsingen's army back upon the
Dniester at Zuravno, capturing 188
officers and 6,500 men.
London. German Zeppelin bom
barded and sunk 2 small English fish
ing boats, Welfare and Laurestina, in
North sea off coast of Holland.
Rome. Savage fighting at bridge
over Isonzo, five miles northwest of
Goritz, and repulse of new Austrian
attempts to recapture Freikopel pass,
is reported in dispatches from front
For past 24 hours battling near Go
ritz has been more furious than at
any other point along Isonzo. The
Italians at one stage rushed small
force across river but ranks were
thinned by steady machine gun fire
from Austrian trenches.
Italian forces attacking Tolmino
reinforced by arrival of number of
heavy guns. New cannon shelling
forts of Tolmino from heights several
Vienna, via Berlin Wireless. The
Turks lost reavily when Anglo
French fleet began bombardment of
Dardinalles defences, but warships
have worn themselves out Forcing
of Dardanelles now impossibility.
Paris. French troops fought way
through Turkish entanglements and
captured several rows of trenches in
Kereve Pere ravine at Dardanelles.
Paris. Moving eastward in at
tempt to seize Arras Lille road French
captured several German tranches at
point of bayonet. Further advances
made in "labyrinth" southeast of
A second Austro-German army, ad
vancing on Lemberg driven back be
hind the Stanislau-Lemberg railway
along left bank of Dneister. In the
fighting north of Stryj Russians have
taken 2,000 prisoners and 8 machine
Amsterdam. Berlin dispatch to
day quoted the Berlin Post and Tages
Zeitung as urging that German sub
marines be ordered to sink liners
Arabic and Orduna, leaving America
for England with cargoes of ammuni
tion. Berlin. Batavia liner Zweina tor
pedoed and sunk; 5 members of crew
and 11 passengers rescued.
London cable says British admir
alty officials declare there is no liner
Petrograd. Gen. Mackensen's
army, marching on Lemberg from
west, has been defeated and driven
back in direction of Przemysl. Rus
sians smashed Mackensen's front in
battle near Mosciska.
Sofia. Serbian troops who invad
ed Albania have occupied city of El
bassan and are moving westward
along Scumbi river toward Adriatic
Advance guard less than 30 miles
Elbassan is second largest city of
Albania. Is home of several metal
factories and seat of a Greek bishop.
Athens. Anglo-French fleet at the
Dardanelles has been bombarding the
Turkish forts for 48 hours. Attack
by allied land forces on Gallipoli pen
insula being made simultaneously.
Teacher In the sentence, "The
sick boy loves his medicine," what
part of speech is "love"?
Johnny It's a fib, mum.
Washington. Pres. Wilson com
muted to 2 years sentence of Everett
Brown, 15, sentenced to South Da
kota reform school Oct 9, 1913, for
robbing mail sack.
. .- -