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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 28, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 4',
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GERMANS PIERCE RUSS LINE
IMPERIL ENTIRE ARMY
Berlin, via Wireless to London,
June 28. Austro-German troops
stormed and captured Kalicz north of
Stanislau and crossed Dniester river.
Capture of Helicz aild- railway cross
ing river north of Stanislau most im
portant Austro-German victory
since winning of Lemberg. Gen. von
Linsingen's extreme right pressing on
from Halicz threatens to cut Russian
Bukowina army off from forces op
erating to north around Lemberg un
less Russian left wing makes hasty
retreat upon Tarnopol.
Petrograd. Grand Duke has frus
trated determined attempt by Austro
Germans to pierce Russian line be
tween Lemberg and Brzezany and cut
off southeastern armies from those
operating east of Lemberg.
Arrival of czar at Galician front
has inspired Russian troops to fresh
attacks all along line from Lemberg
to Stanislau. 1,600 Austro-Germans
and two machine guns captured.
In fighting north of Warsaw and in
extreme southeast, north of Czerno
witz, all enemy attacks in last 24
hours have been repulsed.
Turks around the Armenian town
of Kan have been heavily reinforced
and have attacked Russian outposts.
In Caucasus Russian forces defeated
regiment of Turkish regular and two
regiments of Kurdish irregulars in
London. German fort and wire
less station near Bukoba, on western
shore of Lake Victoria-Nyanza, Ger
man East Africa, destroyed by British
expedition from Uganda.
Cettinje, Montenegro. 2,000 Al
banian troops were either killed or
wounded in attack on Montenegrin
Rome. Italian aeroplanes bom
barded Austrian fortified seaport of
Cattaro Sunday. Seriously damaged
fortifications and docks.
London. British steamer Lucina
London. British steamer Indrani,
T oldest vessel of Donaldson fleet of s
liners, torpedoed and sunk in St.
George's channel. Crew landed.
Berlin, via Wireless to Sayville, L. I.
Assessments of $30,000 each levied
against French towns of Roubaix and
Valenciennes by German authorities.
Paris. Germans alarmed at prog
ress of French advance upon Colmar .
and sent reinforcements into Alsace, J
Several strong attacks delivered last
night against newly-acquired French
positions at Metzeral were broken by
French shrapnel fire.
Berlin, via Wireless to Sayville, L. I,
Retired Admiral Kalau Von Hofe,
writing in Vossische Zeitung, declar
ed he believed six 6-inch guns were
mounted on Lusitania, but in posi
tions concealed from American cus
toms inspectors who are laymen, not
Britons Want Wright
London, June 28. The Daily Mail
today suggested editorially that Brit
ish government attempt to secure the
services of Orville Wright, American
aeroplane inventor, to direct great air
fleet Great Britain is now mobilizing.
Call New Bomb "Terrific"
Rome, June 28. Socialist Deputy
Battelll, professor of chemistry at
Pisa university, has invented high
power incendiary and explosive bomb
that may revolutionize aerial war
fare, according to dispatches received
here today. Experiments said to
have demonstrated terrific effect of
new missile when hurled from aero
plane. o o
FEAR VIOLENCE TO BOMB CHIEF
Winds'. Ont, June 28. It was ex
pected today that a military guard
would be placed about the Sandwich
jail here where Wm. Lefler, the Amer
ican charged with placing bombs
under several buildings, is lodged.
Lefler, who is said to have made a .
confession of the crimes, is believed
to be a member of a "bomb bund"
whose leaders are in Detroit. It is
expected an attempt will be made to
dynamite the jaiL