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ZEPPELIN DAMAGE HEAVY IN ENGLISH RAID v
LEMBERY FALLS ITALIAN FLEET TO TURKEY
Copenhagen. Several Italian
cruisers have left base at Taranto for
Tenedos Island to join Allies attack
Berlin, via Wireless to Sayville.
German Zeppelin raid on British
northeast -coast on night of June 15
destroyed navy yard arsenal at South
Shields and caused enormous losses
by fire, according to officers of the
Swedish steamer Iotum, arrived at
Many bombs dropped on Arm
strong Gun works, near Newcastle,
steamer's officers reported. Seven
teen persons were killed and forty in
jured. London. British steamer Belgrave
torpedoed off Coast of Pembroke
shire. Believed crew lost.
Rome. Austrian fortress of Mal
berget now practically surrounded.
Italian Alpinists captured nearly all
positions around town, which is un
dergoing terrific bombardment.
Rome. Three columns of Monte
negrin troops are advancing on Scu
tari, principal city of Albania. Meet
ing with little resistance.
Paris. Continuing advance into
Alsace, French troops occupied Sen
dernach, on east bank of River Fecht,
two miles southeast of Metzeral.
Berlin, vit Wireless to Sayville, L. I.
60,000 Russian troops and nine
cannons captured in Austro-German
drive on Lemberg.
Vienna. Lemberg has fallen be
fore combined Austro-German ar
mies. The Galician capital occupied
by the Russians since Sept. 3, 1914,
is now free of Russians and first Aus
trian troops have entered town. Slavs
are falling back in a northeasterly
direction toward Brody.
Rome. Austrian regiments from
Galicia have been hurried' to defense
of Austrian frontier
Several battalions of Galician
mountaineers from Carpathian re
gion attacked Italian Alpinists neari
Monte Nero. Repulsed.
Copenhagen. German warships,
operating in Baltic, have seized five
Swedish ships carrying lumber car
goes and bound for England.
Cairo. 1,300 Turks killed in fight
for Turkish position at Dardanelles
on June 19.
GERMAN REPLY PARTLY READY
WILSON TO SEE IT JULY 7
Washington, June 23. Germany's
reply has been partly completed. Am
bassador Gerard has so advised Pres
ident Wilson. He indicated answer
will not be forwarded Defore latter
part of next week, if present plans
are adhered to. Consequently, Pres
ident Wilson, who will leave here to
night for Cornish, N. H., via Rosslyn,
Long Island, will not return until
July 6, and answer is not expected
to receive official consideration be
fore July 7, when president will hold
his first cabinet meeting after his
Simultaneously with report that
German reply can be expected to be
very conciliatory come disquieting
developments in connection with
the British-French interference with
American trade. Cap't Prettyman's
announcement in house of commons
yesterday that the government plans,
practically to take charge of Holland
commerce by prohibiting shipments
from entering that nation unless con
signed to The Netherlands overseas
trust amazed officials here.
A Scotchman from the highland
country decided he was going to go
to the front So he entered a recruit
ing station near his home and asked
to be registered.
"But, my friend,", said the ser
geant, "I can't enlist you you have
only one eye!"
"That dinna matter," responded
Sandy, "ye hev ta shut one eye when
ya' shootin' onywey!",
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