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TURK BATTLESHIP TORPEDOED RUSSIANS
CLAIM VICTORY IN COURLAND PRAGA FALLS
Berlin, via Amsterdam, Aug. 9.
The Turkish battleship Kheyr-Ed-Din
Barbarossa, one of largest in the
Turkish navy, sunk- ip sea of Marmo
ra by British submarine. Part of the
Berlin, via London. French air
squadrons bombarded Rhenish Prus
sion city of Saarbrucken, injuring a
few civilians. Two of aviators par
ticipating brought down by Germans.
Petrograd. Unofficial reports have
reached here that Russians have
driven Germans back in Courland and
Berlin, via Marconi Wireless. Oc
cupation of Praga announced.
Geneva. Plunging fire from Ital
ian batteries stationed two miles in
clouds forced Austrians to exacuate
region around Montozzo, 34 miles
northwest of Trent
Paris. Repulse of German night
attack north of Souchez railway sta
tion with severe losses for enemy, re
ported. Teutons first exploded mines
before French trenches. German
guns opened heavy bombardment,
followed by infantry attack. Machine
guns cut short German charge before
it reached wire entanglements.
Berlin, via Wireless to Sayville.
Russian government openly charged
with incompetency, corruption and
even treachery since present session
of Duma began according to mail ad
vices. Berlin. Gen. von Gallwitz, with
300,000 German froops, has arrived
within less than 10 miles of important
Warsaw-Petrograd railway, one of
last two avenues of escape for Slavs
in Warsaw district
Battle begun at Bug river, south of
Vyskof, where Von Gallwitz is at
tempting to force crossing. Russians
making stand behind fortified bridge
head on southern bank of stream.
Thirteen miles to southwest army
of Gen. Haltz, after occupying Se
rock, is moving south, along highway
to attempt second crossing of the Bug
west of its junction with Rzadza river.
Russians apparently not offering se
rious resistance, but are falling back
London. German losses to date
BITS OF NEWS
Curran senatorial committee made
Colored Orphans' Appeal and Sander
lin Acadamy magazine suspend pub
lication. Third "charity" magazine
committee has forced to quit because
it was losing money.
Cattle hoof any mouth disease de
tected at Wheeling. Cook county.
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