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FRENCH DYNAMITE GERMAN
TRENCHES RUSS PRESSED
Paris. French chasseurs in Vosges
exploded mine under German trench
es at a point between.Burnhaupt and
Ammertzweller wrecking enemy's
works along mile front
Through this gap French charged,
driving Germans who survived bomb
explosion down communication
trenches leading to the rear.
Berlin, via Wireless to London.
Russian village of Slavatycze, less
than 24 miles south of Brest Litovsk,
captured by General Mackensen's
Mackensen's forces also occupied
Ciale. Bavarians, pressing in upon
fortress from west, have driven re
treating Russians from Losice and
Miedzyzzec, occupying both towns.
Bavarian right is moving forward
London. Norwegian steamer Albis
sunk by a German submarine.
Athens. Allied warships raided
Asia Minor coast near the gulf of
Smyrna, shelling Turkish encamp
ments at Dekeli, Phocea and New
Apesus. Turks fled to interior.
Berlin, via Amsterdam. Two Aus-tro-German
armies, converging upon
Brest Litovsk, are within less than 2
days' march of Russian fortress.
Around Novo Georgiewsk, at Kov
no and in extreme north, Germans
have won important successes in last
Rome, Aug. 16. Massing of Aus-tro-German
troops along the Serbian
frontier and he bombardment of Bel
grade, coming at a critical time in
the Balkan negotiations may throw
the balance in favor of the allies and
bring Bulgaria, Roumania and Greece
into the war.
These nations have been "on the
fence," but conditions favorable to
their entry into the war as opponents
of Germany and Austria have arisen.
It is believed that the Turkish mu-
If the Balkan state are gdtag. to
1 profit by the falling of the Turkish
capital they must help to level it
The fact that the Austro-German
forces are massing for a drive on Ser
bia is solidifying the Balkan states.
They "believe this move may presage
an invasion of the Balkans in an ef
fort to get munitions to Turkey.
If Serbia will make talked of con
cessions to Roumania and Roumania
to Greece it is believed the Balkan
states will come to an agreement to
enter the war.
Nish. Reinforcements are being
hurried northward to strengthen the
Serbian armies along the Danube,
which will bear the brunt of the new
Athens. British reinforcements,
landed last week near Suva Bay on
the Gallipoli peninsula, have effected
a junction with the New Zealanders
near Gaba Tepe.
French and British aviators have
bombarded Galata, largest suburb of
Constantinople, according to Athens
Rome. Empgror Franz Josef of
Austria has written Pope Benedict
applauding the Vatican's efforts for
peace, adding: "I also pray God that
we may have an early peace."
TRIB. MAY BE-IN WRONG
The Chicago Tribune may have to
answer a contempt charge in federal
Judge Landis recently gave orders
that no pictures weie to be taken
aboard the Eastland and that no one
but federal court representatives
weer to be allowed aboard it Even
the investigators of Sec'y of Com
merce Redfleld were excluded.
Sunday the Trib. ran a picture of
the signal indicators of the East
land's engine room. Judge Landis
indicated today that the Trib. will be
asked how they got the picture.
J. H. Sadler, University of Mich
igan, brought here by government to
give expert opinion about Eastland,
today finished his inspection and
made Verbal rport,Tnotjmad8 public