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RUSSIAN ARMY PIERCES TURK
ARMY AT TWO POINTS
Petrograd. Turkish front has
been broken in 2 places and 3 Tur
kish army corps separated by rapid
westward drive of grand duke's Cau
One Turkish army, forming left
wing, is falling back rapidly on -Tre-bizond.
Eleventh Turkish army
corps, floundering in snows west of
Erzerum, is trying to reach Erzingan
while under harassing attack by Slav
pursuers. Third Turkish corps on
right wing has been isolated from
armies to north and may be cut off
and captured. Capture of Armenian
town of Pasur Akchesin, southwest
of Mush, by Russian left wing re
ported. London. With Germany's new sub
marine campaign against all armed
merchantmen but 9 days distant, the
London newspapers today called upon
government to take prompt steps to
combat new crusade of frightfulness.
London. Government will ask the
hous of commons this afternoon toJ1
vote new war credit of 420,000,000
pounds (more than. $2,000,000,000)
official white paper, announced to
day. According to unofficial estimates
all beligerents in European war have
spent since beginning of hostilities
Berlin. 2 British tank steamers
were bombarded by German aero
planes in raid on Englislucoast Main
railway station and docks at Lowe
stoft also hit several times.
Rome. Turks evacuating Armen
ian city of Bitlis, southwest of Lake
Russians have followed up con
quest of Mush and Achlat by occupy
ing all region around Lake Van.
CONSUL DEPORTED REFUSED
TO DRIVE PRIEST FROM MEXICO
Laredo, Tex., Feb. 21. Spanish
Consul Lleguera of Monterey was
evicted from Mexico because he re
fused, to deport a, Spanish jules-fee
announced on his arrival here. Said
he protested to Carranza against the
priest's deportation and was prompt
ly informed that he himself would be
given 24 hours in which to leave Mexico.
CRONES, UNCAPTURED, STILL
WRITING FOR THE PAPERS
Jean Crones not captured yet.
Letters to newspapers from
Crones; letters to police from Crones;
telephone calls to city "editors from
Crones and friends of Crones; but
yet no sight of Crones.
The escape of Crones accused of
poisoning nells in the soup at the
Archbishop Mundelein banquet
promises to become as complete as
that of the slayer of Bror Johnson,
the policeman shot dead by a bandit
on one of the loop's busiest corners at
the rush hour. vj
Another letter purporting to come
from Crones was received by the New
York Times yesterday. It said little,
simply expressing regret at necessity
t6 leave New York.
A New York newspaper received a
telephone call. The caller said he
was Crones and that he would leave
New York Thursday.
FALLS DOWN STEPS HIGH
HEELS OR SLIPPERY STAIRS?
Mrs. Annie Leach of 632 W. 60th
st fell down a flight of stairs leading
from the first floor to the basement
at Mandel Bros.' department store,
Madison and State.
She was knocked unconscious for
ten minutes and suffered several
Mandel Brothers says she wore
Mrs. Leach says the stairs were
And she is suing the store for $10,-000.
When a woman takes a man's name
he might just as well become recon
ciled to giving her everything else
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