BERLIN CLAIMS REPULSE OF
BRITISH AND FRENCH
Berlin. Repulse of a British re
connoitering attack southwest of
Wqrneton, near Richbourn, and the
failure of French assaults around
Barleux and Fleury were reported in
the German official statement today.
Retirement of Austrian troops
south of Leszynow before superior
force of enemy announced in Vienna
London. Hand-to-hand encoun
counters with Germans and an active
artillery pounding continuing all
night reported. Teutons are using
quantities of tear shells.
Petrograd. Capture of large quan
tity of war material by Grand Duke
Nicholas in occupancy of former
Turkish supply depot at Erzingan
announced. At only one point was
Russian attack stopped.
Petrograd. Heavy rains are im
pending progress' of Russian drive
into Northern Galicia. Russian
forces are steadily forcing onward.
Brody is harrassed on two sides by
London. Within next few days
British advanced lines must with
stand Germany's most powerful
counter-attacks since start of allied
offensive. Newly-won positions out
of Pozneras from, which Teutons
were forced out will be point of at
tack. Apparently there was a lull in in
fantry attacks along British front
HUGHES TALKS TO FALL GETS
New York, July 27. Charles Evans
Hughes journeyed to hot and sultry
New York from cool Bridgehampton
today to consult with Senator R. B.
Fall of New Mexico, who has recent
ly returned from the Mexican border.
'iiprp he has been investigating con
ditions. Alter spending one hour in con
ference with Senator Fall, Hughes
stated he had enjoyed "a pleasant
conversation" and would say nothing
further concerning the consultation.
Senator Fall refused to comment on
the Mexican situation or to discuss
his talk with the Republican candidate.
DEUTSCHLAND TO BE TRAILED
BY ARDGRYFE, SPY SHIP
Baltimore, Md July 27. When
the German subsea freighter
Deutschland skims down the Patap
sco for the capes, enroute home, the
big British tramp steamer Ardgryfe
is due to follow her as a spy ship.
An officer on the watch boat ad
mitted to the United Press today
that "we plan to go out when our
friend over yonder does." He was
reticent about his purposes, though
he admitted that he and his Japanese
crew are keeping a lookout.
Deutschland was still screened to
day behind her barge protectors. The
tug Timmins was ready to tow her.
Her, phances of safety 'seemed
more' precarious with the allied pa
trol growing greater and bolder; per
haps the sister ship Bremen brings
fighting submarine convoys and
these may be the Deutschland's
STREET CAR STRIKE HITS NEW
YORK BRONX TIED UP
New York, July 27. Added to her
other troubles, New York today had
on her scarred hands one "of the most
uncomfortable street car strikes in
her history. More money and the
right to unionize were the objectives
of several hundred motormen and
conductors on the Union Railroad
Co., which controls all surface lines
in the densely-packed Bronx. By
early today hundreds of men on affil
iated lines were out Not a surface
car wheel tdrned from 8 o'clock last
night until this forenoon, when a
dozen or less operated.
Hot weather does not lessen thefts.
Police report 56 crimes in 24 hour
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