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SCUTARI FALLS FRENCH VICTORS IN GUN
DUEL GERMANS ROLL BACK RUSSIANS
1 Rome. Montenegrin troops have
occupied Scutari, largest city of Albania.
Paris. Battle north -of Arras re
sumed after several days of inaction.
Preceded by heavy artillery attack,
French infantry regiments rushed the
German positions at several points
from Souchez to northern outskirts
French have gained ground in first
stages of new battle, making prog
ress along sunken road from Augres
to Ablain. French left is attacking
violently near Givenchy.
London. Berlin dispatch listed
Lieut. Heinrich von Heinrichshofen
of St Louis, Mo., among latest Ger
man dead. He was killed May 13.
Berlin, via Wireless to London.
With increased momentum new Aus-tro-German
drive is rolling enemy
back on every front in Galicia. Gen.
Von Linsengen has inflicted new de
feats upon Russians all along Dneis
Petrograd. Battle in the clouds
overhanging Gheidag mountain in
the Caucasus resulted in defeat of
Turkish forces with heavy losses.
Supported by several thousand
Kurdish irregulars, Turks are contin
uing their attacks in Melagherzk val
ley of Caucasus. Russian troops dis
persed an attacking body and cap
tured commander of Kurds.
An a 100-mile front Grand Duke
Nicholas is slowly withdrawing his
armies in Galicia eastward upon
strongly fortified lines prepared be
fore the evacuation of Lemberg. Re
tirement continues from Russian bor
der in north region of Stanislau in
Believed next great battle will be
fought along front 30 miles east and
northeast of Lemberg. Officially ad
mitted that Russians have fallen back
to within few miles of Busk, on Bug
river, but war office dispatches indi
cated that Grand Duke Is preparing
to make stand on west bank of Bug.
Southeast of Lemberg Austro-Ger-mans
vainly attempting to force gen
eral engagement along Gnilla Lipa
river. Gen. Ivanoff has steadily with
drawn eastward since capture of He
licz and Zaravno, straightening line
and effecting a closer junction with
both the Bukowina armies and the
northern forces around Lemberg.
Rome. For capturing first Aus
trian flag since beginning of hostil
ities, a Tucan infantryman, S. Brana,
was awarded a silver medal and given
Milan. Italian ambassador to Con
stantinople has been recalled. Turk
ish ambassador to Rome has re
ceived his passports and is preparing
Paris. A "national defense" com
mittee, to handle alf matters pertain
ing to war after adjournment of par
liament, is to be formed with sanction
of chamber of deputies, it was an
nounced today. Committee will be
composed of 10 members, from war,
navy, foreign affairs and budget com
mittees. President of each commit
tee will also hold membership.
"My husband complained because
he had to hook me up the" back last
night He said there ought to be a
machine invented to do that sort of
"What did you say?"
"I told him there was he was it!"
Great pile of refuse around Scotch
iron and coal mines, regarded for
years as waste material, are being
utilized for the manufacture of
England, France and Russia pos
sess about six times' as many sub
marines as Germany.
Policemen to see that kids do not
set off dangerous fireworka