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CAPTAIN OF GERMAN CRUISER EMDEN SAVED
POSITION OF ARMIES UNCHANGED
Berlin, via Wireless to Sayville, L. I.
Great significance is attached to
last official reports from the west,
which declare "good advances" have
been made in the region of Argonne.
This is the first time this expression
London. Capt. Von Muller of the
German cruiser Emden, destroyed
by the Australian warship Sydney,
is now a prisoner of war. He was
rescued from his burning vessel, un
wounded. Prince Franz Joseph of
Hohenzollern, serving as a lieuten
ant, was also taken prisoner. He was
Tokio. The Japanese torpedo
Doat 66 struck a mine and sank to
day in Kiao Chau Bay. An official
announcement declared a majority of
the crew was rescued. The torpedo
boat was sweeping for mines when
she met with the accident.
Berlin, via Wireless to Sayville,
L. I. Reports to the war offce from
Vienna declare that the fighting at
the foot of the mountains along the
Shabetz in Servia has continued into
the night and several Servian in
trenchments have been taken by the
Austrians, who have continued their
advance east on Lozuitza, Krupanji'
and Ljibovija. The enemy s rear
guard has been driven back repeated
ly and a number of prisoners and one
big gun have been captured.
London. The admiralty today
stated no information had been re
ceived on reports current in America
that the United States cruiser North
Carolina had struck a mine in Turk
Berlin, via The Hague. Fighting
in the west continues without any de
cisive result, a statement from the
war office declares today. The situa
tion in the Argonne remains favora
ble, it is asserted, and progress is be
made in the vicinity of Ypres.
Paris. In the first group of for
eign correspondents officially nomin
ated by the French government to
visit battlefields along the Anglo-French-German
battle lines, .an
nounced today, William Philip Simms,
manager of the Paris bureau of the
United Press, was designated to rep
has been used concerning the fighting
in that district.
Athens. Further indications of
serious conditions in Constantinople
were seen here today in reports from
the Turkish capital that a conspiracy
against the Germans and Young
Turks had been discovered.
Copenhagen. News dispatches de
clare that the latest casualty lists
published in Berlin give the names of
509,000 officers and men killed,
wounded or missing.
COWS WORTH $60 EACH HOW
MUCH ARE BABIES WORTH?
Indianapolis, Nov. 11. With en
tire Indiana fearing an epidemic of
the foot and mouth disease, Dr. J.
N. Hurty of the state board of health
today exhibited the fololwing tele
gram from Dr. A. Z. Zilick, health
officer at Princeton, Ind.:
"Fourteen counties affected with
the foot and mouth disease. Situ
ation grave. Ninety-two counties
affected with human tuberculosis.
Situation serene. Nation and state
value cows at $60 each. What is the
value of a human baby?"
WANT CITY MARKET
More than 20 representatives of
South Chicago Women's Club peti
tioned the municipal markets com-i
mission yesterday asking them to es
tablish a market in South Chicago.
Alderman Lawley, chairman of the
committee, is now preparing plans
for the new market which will be
acted upon at the next meeting.
William Hale Thompson has be
gun active campaign for G. O. P.
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