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GREECE ASKED TO DECIDE yVAR
POLICY VENICE ATTACKED
London. Allies have repeated re
quest that Greece decide whether to
join them or Central Powers, accord
ing to Athens message.
Rome. Austrian aeroplanes drop
ped ten bombs on Venice. Sunday
night, damaging Stralzi church and
setting several buildings on fire but
injuring no one.
Berlin.--German aviators bom
barded Abbaville and Verdun. Eng
lish aeroplane was destroyed in air
fight near S& Quentin. Russians who
landed at Cape Dome Nese, at the en
trance to the Gulf of Rica, withdrew
on shipboard when Germans ap
proached. West of Dvinaburg, Rus
sians were thrown from their posi
tions. Storming Dluxt, "2,958 prison
ers were taken. Russian attacks
sotth of Vyganosskoys lake repulsed.
Paris. "Important French suc
cesses in Champagne Sunday," an
nounced by war office.
"Enemy," said statement, "pre
viously held second line of strong5
Salients comprising slopes north of.
Hill 196, mile north of MesniL They
were taken by the French after des
perate struggle. Their length about
3.800 feet, depth some 750 and they
included three or four lines of
trenches and tunnels defending
Paris. Horrible cruelties by Bul
garians in Southern Serbia are de
scribed in dispatches today from Sa
lonika. Men seem actuated by per
sonal hatred of one another.
Not only have Bulgars shown no
mercy to their armed enemies, but
they were declared to have slaught
ered non-combatants wholesale, in
cluding old men, women and chil
dren. "Invaders reported to be rushing
their defenses across Salonika-Nish
railroad in expectation of an early
northerly advance by French and
British from former city. Predicted
allies would have a hard'fight to get
through to Serbians' aid, " '
Serb defense against Austro-Ger-mans
in north is disintegrating grad
ually. What Teuton allies are gaining in
Serbia, however, experts said, is more
than offset by their losses on their
Russian and Italian fronts.
Continued Russian advance all
along their line, especially against
Austrians in Galicia. Italian general
attack said to be resulting in brilliant
Athens. Bulgaria's offensive in
Serbia has been broken at Veles.
French and Serb forces said to have
united at Krivolak and struck at in
vaders' left wing. Bulgars retreated
in disorder on Strumnitza, pursued
by Franco-Serb troops.
Petrograd. German cruiiser sunk
by British submarine off Libau
proves to have been Prince Adalbert.
Vessel was said to have been in spe
cial mission and unattached to any
SAT. EVE. POST AND COLLIERS
' LOSE OUT IN STAND FIGHT
The Curtis Publishing Co., publish
ers of the Saturday Evening Post
and The Country Gentleman, in con
junction with the Collier's Weekly
Co., lost out today in a fight to have
their periodicals sold on the news
stands of Chicago.
The publishers had asked for an
injunction prohibiting the placing of
periodicals other than Chicago news
papers on the stands. Judge Sulli
van refused to grant it
Clarence Darrow, counsel for the
publishing companies, claimed that
the Chicago trust papers, through
the chief of police, had practically
forced the magazines off the stands.
Corporation, Counsel Geo. Reker
and Coropration Counsel Lewis B.
Anderson said there should be some
restrictions. "The first thing we
know they would be selling maga-i
zines, candy, bric-a-brac, etc, on the
stands," they said.
The companies will carrythe case
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