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BULGARIAN ATTACK. BEGUN;
London. Bulgaria's attack on Ser
bia has begun. Bulgars have crossed
frontier near Kniazhevatz. Bulgar
ians had been concentrating for sev
eral days on their own side of inter
national boundary close to this point.
Kniazhevatz is 30 miles from Nish,
Serbia's temporary capital. Two Bul
garian divisions are reported en
gaged. Bulgarians are striking botr
at Serbian governmental headquart
ers and at allies' line of communica
tion for heading off Teutonic drive to
Gen. von Mackensen's Austro-Ger-man
army, about 150,000 strong, still
reported pushing forward in direc
tion of Nish. Serbians resist this ad
vance more with hope of delaying till
allies' forces can arrive than with
hope of stopping drive.
Copenhagen. German colliersunk
Monday, supposedly by British sub
marine, in Karlamr sound, off Oland
island. Crew saved. German ore
steamer Germania shelled later by
Amsterdam. AH German hangars
and contents on Ghent aviation
grounds destroyed by allied aero
Rome. German and Austrian
agents trying to induce Albanians to
Petrograd. Semi-official denial of
German charge that Russians drove
crowds of civilians, including women
and children, in front of German lines
to shield themselves, issued here.
Paris. Hard fighting continued
throughout Monday night before the
trenches taken by French earlier in
day northeast of Souchez and on La
Berlin, via London. Capture by
Austro-Germans, of Servian Danube
river town of Semendria announced.
Paris. Bulgarians have penetrat
ed Servia at Zaitchar, according to
Petrowrad. Russians have broken
enemy's -front at Strypa, captured .
2,000 men, 60 officers, four cannon
and ten maxims -and are following up
London. All Bulgarian attacks on
Servians repulsed thus far, Servian
London. British steamship Hali
zones, 5,093 tons, in South American
trade sunk by German submarine.
Berlin, via London. German cap
ture of Illuxt, in Dvinsk region, from W
Paris. Three days desperate fight
ing between Austro-Germans and
Servians about Belgrade occurred up
to Sunday night Admitted invaders
were advancing steadily despite Ser
vians' murderous fire from hills
which overlook former's path on both
Paris. Rumanian army is mobiliz-
JOHN D., JR., DENIES FATHER
GAVE HIM THE MINES
New Vork, Oct. 12. John D.
Rockefeller, Jr., found conditions in
the Colorado mines "mighty good,"
as he had expected, he said on his re
turn home from his tour of the Colo
rado Fuel & Iron Co. property which
was the scene of the strike war of
He said he found good feelings be
tween the employes and the com
pany, everywhere. His views regard
ing the relation of capital and labor
have not changed since his visit to
the mines, he said.
"I haven't control of the mines,"
he said, regarding a report that his
father had given the company to him
to use as an industrial experiment
"My father hasn't given it to me be
cause he never had it From time to
time my father gives me securities of (p
various natures. What they are I
think is a family matter."
Two families driven to street by fire
at 4858 S. State.
Rev. Polemus Hamilton Swift will
return from Baltimore to be pastor of
Oak Park Methodist church.