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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 12, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 4

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GERMANS AND RUSS DIVIDE
VICTORIES TRAWLER SUNK
Berlin, via Wireless to London.
Gen. Von Linsingen recaptured Za
ravno, 20 miles east.pf Stryj, driving
Russians from bndgefiead and cross
ing Dniester.
Paris. Thick fog curtained battle
front north of Arras. Official dis
patches reported complete cessation
of military operations.
During night French carried sec
tion of German trenches in region
of Fond de Dubai, north of Lorette.
Christiana. Norway has lost 29
vessels of all classes through mine or
torpedo explosions since war started.
Aggregate value of ships $7,500,000.
Rome. Italian armies closing in
upon Goritz, capital of Austrian
province of that name. Battle now
raging west of city on 10-mile front
Bersaglieri forces which occupy
Gradisca are attempting to cross the
river near Rubbia and attack Goritz.
Six miles northwest of Goritz, an
other Italian force is attempting to
cross river and descend upon city
from north.
Petrograd. Under heavy pressure
from Russian left wing, Gen. Lin
singen's' Austro-German army that
attempted to move on Lemberg from
south is being rolled back all along
the Dneister. Capture of 1,000 Aus-tro-Germans
in battle at Ottynia, 20
miles southeast of Stanislau re
ported. Evacuation of Stanislau by Rus
sians admitted. Explained that to
shorten Russian line and concentrate
for effective defense of Lemberg, Slav
army that operated against Buko
wina with withdrawn from river
Pruth district and moved in nortn
westerly direction toward Stryj.
Thousands of workmen, singing
the Russian national anthem, parad
ed the streets of Moscow, attacking
and destroying practically all German
factories, shops and residences.
Outbreak due to indignation over
use of poisonous gas bombs by the
Germans.
Estimated Austro-German losses
in dead, wounded and prisoners in
Thursday's battle at Zuravno at 40,
000. London. Grimsby trawler Waago
torpedoed and sunk in North Sea.
Crew was landed at Hartlepool.
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FRANK'S APPEAL IS BEFORE
GOVERNOR SLATON
Atlanta, Ga., June 12. Leo M.
Frank's appeal for a commutation of
sentence of death to life imprison
ment was before Gov. Slaton today.
Frank's lawyers had previously an
nounced they would practically dup
licate their showing before the state
prison board. At the previous hear
ing, however, the state made - no
showing. In the present case, its rep
resentatives were prepared to resist
the commutation.
The general impression was that
the board would recommend a com
mutation, but if it took a contrary
course, the consensus of opinion to
day was that the governor would act
similarly, an overruling of the board's
finding being almost unprecedented.
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THAT SCHOOL BOARD AFFAIR
In a ten-page opinion on the re
fusal of the board of education to
submit its financial records to the
council, Att'y Donald Richberg says
the council school investigating com
mittee has a right to demand a writ
o fmandamus.
The council committee will prob- '
ably await final action from the board
before asking for the writ.
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SAY 'NIX ON WAR!
Members of Local 194 union paint
ers, who say they have no quarrel
with worMngmen of other nations,
have taken an open stand against
America going to war.
The local by a vote representing
its 1,700 members has notified Pres.
Wilson that if war is declarea it . ui
do everything in its power to oppose
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