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r WAR BULLETINS
London. The German submarine
U-21 sank Lusitania,. according to
the Elsinore. Denmark,' correspon
dent of the Evening Star.
, Chairman A. A. Booth of the Cu
nard Co. board of directors today ad
mitted the Lusitania was proceeding
at a comparatively slow rate of speed
when she was torpedoed because
the company wanted to save money.
London. 15 persons killed and 15
wounded in Zeppelin raid on English
east coast last night.
!' Rome. Italian fleet sailed under
sealed orders late last night from sea
port of Taranto, southeastern end of
Rome. "Powerful enemy defen
sive works," -war office admitted in
official statement, have halted Italian
advance toward Trieste, from the di
rection of Monfalcone.
Strong Austrian batteries, con
cealed in old stone quarries along
region of Monfalcone canal, shelled
Bersaglieri troops. Italian artillery
commanders discovered that roads'
from Monfalcone south to Trieste
bristle with big guns.
J- The battle for Goritz continues
f Amsterdam. German admiralty
Officially admitted submarine U-14
has been destroyed by British and its
crew1 made prisoners.1
Berlin. French" aviators bombard
ed German city of Karlsruhe, capital
Of the Grand Duchy of Baden; 11
London. England has spent
$7,365,750 a day for war expenses
alone since beginning of' 'the Euro
pean conflict, Premier' Asquith told
house of commons. Estimated ex
penditures in coming year nearly
double that amount, or $14,599,500
Petrograd. War office officially
admitted Austrian troops have in
vaded Russian province of Bessara
bia, northeast of Czernowitz.
Paris British have resumed -the
offensive along Bethune-La Bassee
canaL German aeroplane, reconnoi
tering over French lines near Noroy
Surourcq, was surrounded by French
airmen and forced to descend. Avia
tor and observer captured.
BITS OFSTRIKE NEWS
Council chambers filled with at
tendants who were unable to get
home last night. All chairs occu
pied. ' ,
Stub-end terminals cause of con
gested steam road traffic, says. Pond
& Pond, architects, who endorse
An identified man rode an 1893
bicycle into the loop yesterday.
Two motorcycle cops arrested 22
speeders on Garfield and Oakley
blvds. last night
Jokers painted face of dummy in
Logan theater, 2542 Milwaukee .av.,
red. Scrub women yell murder. Jit
ney traffic blocked.
Police permitted strikers to use
field glasses to spot strikebreakers at
ypllsbn av. terminal. Police say the
crowds are orderly.
Heavy screens being placed' over
windows of cars in barns at 77th and
Riot calls sent into Filmore and
Lake st police when crowd of 3,000
blocked jitney traffic at Filmore and
Madison. Two cars collided.
Many jitney drivers buying old sta
tion, benches from railroads to seat
Park policemen ordered to watch
benches. Several swiped by drivers.
Isabel Syron, 142 S. Hamlin av.,
pedaled to loop on little brother's
Atl women employed by public Jl
brary got to work. Many walked.
"We need brains in this business,
"1 know it That's why I am of
fering you my services to make up
your deficiencies." Baltimore Anieiv
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