Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1836-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
Newspaper Page Text
Berlin. Russian line reaching
north from Warsaw in full retreat
Russian resistance near Lomza and
the mouth of the Bug river broken.
Fortress of Dombe has been occu
pied by German troops. .
London. London Morning Post
today expressed fear that Sweden's
unfriendly attitude toward Russia
may eventually lead to war. Report
ed that warlike preparations have
been observed in northern Sweden
and that Sweden apparently is be
coming emboldened by recent Ger
Paris. Attacks by crown prince's
army on French works around Ver
dun continued throughout yesterday
and last night without interruption.
German infantry .hammering hard
at French lines in Western Argonne,
aiming at railway leading east to Ver
dun. London. German submarines sunk
six English fishing smacks and set
fire to Danish schooner Hans Emil.
Turin. Italian troops have stormed
and captured summit of Monte San
Michale, one of peaks dominating Go
ritz. Fall of Austrian fortress in near
future believed certain.
Havre. Serious mutinies have
broken out in German garrison at
Liege, Ghent and Bruges. Troops or
dered to Yser front refused to march.
Vienna. Italian dirigible Citta di
Jesi, attempting to approach Austrian
naval base at Pola, brought down by
shrapnel from Austrian anti-aircraft
guns and crew captured.
REAL ESTATE BOARD DEMANDS
CAR SEATS FOR ALL
A seat for every passenger is the
demand made upon the City Railways
Co. by W. M. Lawton and W. D. Kerr,
attorneys for the real estate board.
Rerouting of loop street cars is a
part of their request filed with the
state public utilities commission yesterday.
By rerouting and supplying more
cars the street car companies could
furnish a seat for each passenger and
still make a sufficient operating profit
is the claim of the real estate men.
The commission will hold hearings.
Little Falls, N. Y. Strike at Rem
ington Arms Co. plant at Ilion settled.
Janesville, Wis. Captured after re
volver duel with policeman, Harry
Manning, paroled prisoner from the
Michigan state reformatory, pleaded
guilty to a charge of robbery; twenty
years in prison.
St. Paul. L. H. Ward, railway pos
tal clerk in charge of working mails
between Willmar, Minn., and St
Paul, arrested charged with robbing
Indianapolis. When Traffic Officer
Thompson saw ruffian lay out 2 bicy
cle cops in jig time, he walked right
into fight, working his club fast, and
spoiled about 20 feet of film.
Akron, O. Fire department was
rushed to the scene with a pulmotor
when the stork brought a 24 pound
baby boy to Mrs. Alex Bkosci. Pul
motor saved infant's life.
Milwaukee. Nearly $200,000 worti
of property wiped out by fire in fac
tory of Royal Candy Company.
Kenosha, Wis. Minnie Extra, 7,
will receive $10,000 compensation for
left foot, cut off when she was run
down by Chicago & Milwaukee car.
New York. -John Valtz and Martin
Hart each fined $5 for sticking out
tongues at policemen.
New York. For 20 years Martin
Vredenburgh, 72, refused a vacation
from his employers. This year they
forced one on him. Boarded pleasure
steamer and committed suicide by
leaping overboard. ;
Montclair, N. J. Wanted: A dog
warden. Applicants may apply to the
city council. David Steinfeldt, who
has held the job for years, was forced
to resign because al lthe dogs have,
come to know him.
-&. X -hSgftrfsg jm... ,. . , ,