Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1924 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
Newspaper Page Text
ORSOVA TAKEN BY. GERMANS
BRITISH RAID TRENCHES
Berlin, via Sayville Wireless. Or-
sova has been captured by Teutonic
troops from Rumanians.
London. Successful British raids
of enemy trenches southeast of Gre-
nay and at Festubert and Bois De
Berlin, via'Sayville Wireless. Par
tial advances of enemy northwest
of Monastir and near Makova failed.
Between Prespa lake and Cerna
"there were strong attacks by artil
Bucharest. Attempt by Teutonic
forces to cross Danube and invade
Rumania through Zimnicea an
nounced. Petrograd. Further advances in
Berlin, via Sayville Wireless.
Breaking down of British attacks
with heavy losses reported..At Ypres
and Sytschaste bends activity in ar
tillery fire temporarily revived. Bul
garian troops aiding Field Marshal
Mackensen in Dobrudja advanced
and forced back Russian forces from
forefield of Teutonid position. Gen.
Von Falkenhayn's troopsare ap
proachirig Alt valley and enemy re
sistance in west corner of Rumania
has been broken.
VILLA ATTACK ON CHIHUAHUA
El Paso, Tex., Nov. 24. Another
fierce attack upon Chihuahua City
was launched by Villistas early to
day. From the southern and western
sides of the Northern Mexico capital
four thousand bandits made a simul
taneous assault and at 10 o'clock to
day the fighting was still in progress.
Generally fair tonight and Satur
day; colder tonight; lowest temper
ature about 20; fresh to strong
northwest winds, diminishing to
night. Temperature Thursday: High,
RAILROAD ORDERED TO RETURN '
CARS tO HOME LINES
Washington, Nov. 24. To stave off
a feared disastrous car shortage all
railroads of the country were today
ordered to return to their home lines
as soon as possible all fruit and re
frigerator cars, the conference com
mittee on car efficiency announced.
BITS OF NEWS
From Cub offices comes rumor that
Mrs. Britton, owner of St Louis
Cards, has agreed to sale and trade
that will bring Infielder Hornsby,
Pitcher Watson and Catcher Snyder
to Cubs. ,
Jas. A. Patten denies he will erect '
stadium to seat 25,000 at Northwest
ern university If Northwestern wins
Mrs. Anna Stein, 25, burned when i
divorced husband, Jacob Stein, pour.
ed carbolic acid down back in quarrel
in rooming hquse, 1725 Hastings.
Mrs. Fannie Nolan, 1371 E. 63d,
jealous of husband, swallowed car- v
bolic acid. Will recover.
Policeman Jas. Cronin fought gun
duel with robber in H. M. Harrison's
fitore, 2800 W. Diversey pkwy., 2:30
a. m. Robber escaped, but wounded.
Oak Park "L" train hit milk wagon
at Oak Park av. Coach derailed. Two
DEAD IN BED SUICIDE?
Fred Bendle, 38, 11420 Prairie av
real estate operator, found dead in
bed at Windsor-Clifton hotel today,
with bullet wound in his head. The
police say he committed suicide.
New York. Nine persons injured,
none seriously, when southbound
"L" train jumped switch.
Sheboygan, Wis. Publjc school of.
Cascade closed following discovery
-of four cases of smallpox among the '
London. - Sir Hiram Maxim, in
ventor .of cordite, rapid-fire gun and'
Maxim, silencer dead