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ITALIAN PORT SHELLED GERMANS FORCE
capturing 202 officers and
BACK RUSS FRENCH
Rome. Austrian cruiser and four
destroyers bombarded Italian water
ing place of Fano, on Adriatic.
Berlin, via Wireless to London.
Gen. Mackensen's left wing, crossed
Russian border near Tanograd and is
driving enemy back upon Tanef river.
Moving eastward from Przemysl
and Jaroslau, combined Austro-Ger-man
armies have forced Russians
back upon prepared positions at Gro
dek, 15 miles west of Lemberg.
German war office admitted that
French troops have penetrated Ger
man trenches at four different points
in fierce battle now in progress north
Petrograd. Austro-Gerrnan losses
on a 40-mile sector of Galician battle
front alone totaled between 120,000
and 150,000 during past month.
Rome. Milan newspaper Corriere
Delia Serra prints report that Prince
Von Radolin, former German ambas-i
sador to France, and Princess von
Radolin were arrested on espionage
charges in Berlin several weeks ago.
Paris. On eight-mile front north
of Arras furious battle over wrecked
trenches and hillsides strewn with
corpses is marking centenary of Na
poleon's defeat at Waterloo.
French are fighting desperately to
surround large enemy force in ravine
east of Lorette hills. From hill near
Souchez heavy artillery is sweeping
Berlin, via Wireless to Sayville, L. I.
In retaliation for alleged brutal
treatment of German prisoners in
tropical Africa, the government an
nounced French war prisoners will be
compelled to cultivate swamps in dif
ferent parts of empire.
Athens. Allied aviators bombard
ed Turkish encampment at Maidos
Inflicting heavy damage.
Petrograd. Austro-Cerman troops
have crossed Dniester, 15 miles
northeast of Stanislau. Russian
forces east of Stryj threw back, the
Rome. Italian artillery has bom
barded and destroyed railway sta
tion at Goritz. Six miles north of city
Italian forces seized and fortified the
heights surrounding Plava, on east
bank of Isonzo.
KANSAS AND MISSOURI HIT BY
HAIL, WIND AND RAIN
Kansas City, Mo., June 18. Cloud
bursts, hail, wind and tornadoes
swept Kansas and part of Missouri
Tornado was reported at Paris, Mo.
Two hotels were damaged, buildings
unroofed and bridges swept away.
At Ossawatomie, Kan., houses
were wrecked, wind and deluge seat
rivers out of their banks.
The Solomon river in Northern
Kansas is at flood stage.
350 square miles in Pawnee and
Rush counties pelted with hail and
The Big Blue river in Kansas rose
12 feet in 8 hours and is still rising.
Richmond, Mo., June 18. Three
persons killed, two seriously injured
and a number of others suffered in
juries less serious in a tornado that
early today swept the central part of
Ray county. Mrs. Arthur .Covey and
her infant were killed when the Cov
ey dwelling, on a farm six miles
southeast of here, was demolished,
and Mrs. Mary Bell, 60, was killed by
lightning in Richmond.
New York. Trapped by police!
matron who disguised herself as a
student, pretty 19-year-old Bessie
Armstrong, leader of senior class of
Curtis high school, New Brighton,
Staten Island, confessed she is "Raf
fles" who robbed pupils all winter.
Athens. King Constantino's coo
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