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ANOTHER GERMAN CRUISER SUNK BRITISH
BOMBARD TOWNS ON BELGIAN COAST
Copenhageh, Jan. 26. Reports de
clare that the German light cruiser
Gazelle was struck by; a Russian tor
pedo in Baltic. Damage-not stated.
Berlin, via Wireless to London.
British warships bombarded Middle
kerke and Westende on the Belgian
coast near (Mend, killing and
wounding many persons.
Lelth, Scotland. Fifty German
survivors from the German battle
cruiser Bluecher, sunk in the Sunday
morning naval engagement in the
North sea, were landed here today by
two British destroyers that partici
pated in the battle.
Paris. Frightful German losses in
an attack on strong English position
west of La Bassee and in the region
from the Lys to the Oise are report
ed. Germans are attempting to re
sume the offensive from the seacoast
south to Arras.
Fierce fighting in Alsace continues.
The Germans are bombarding Thann,
Lembach and Sennheim,
Vienna, via Rome. Austrian
armies, heavily reinforced, are slow
ly rolling back the Russian invaders
along a long battle line extending
from the Dukla pass in the west in a
southeasterly direction to the Rou
Rome. Vienna dispatches today
say it is rumored there that an Aus
trian dreadnought struck a mine off
Austrian naval base of Pola and was
London. England is prepared for
another German Zeppelin raid to
morrow, when the kaiser celebrates
his 56th birthday. It is confidently
predicted here that his commanders
will attempt to commemorate it in a
Berlin, via Wireless to London.
Repeating its claim that a British bat
tle cruiser waB sunk in bunday morn
ing naval battle in North sea, Ger
man war office today declared it had
information that two British destroy
ers also were sunk and enemy's ships
JOHN D., JR., ASKS "MOTHER"
JONES TO CALL ON BUSINESS
New York, Jan. 26. The "open
door" to 26 Broadway, citadel of
Standard Oil, was today shown to
"Mother" Jones. The latchstring
was thrown out by no less a person
age than John D. Rockefeller, Jr.,
second in command in the great
And "Mother" beamed benignly on
the son of America's wealthiest man
and agreed to confer with him later
in the week. She will tell him what
she thinks he can do to prevent fur
ther trouble in the Colorado mining
A husky, blue-coated policeman
escorted Rockefeller to the crowded
room. As the young millionaire
came down the aisle he espied
"Mother" Jones in a seat well in
front He bowed to her and she
came over and they shook hands.
"I wish very much that' you will
come down to my office at your con
venience," said Rockefeller. "There
are so many things on whieh you can
enlighten me. We may not work at
cross purposes if we freely and frank
ly discuss what you know. You have
been out there among these men and
know them intimately. Why can't
you come down soon?" '
The veteran labor leader seemed
nonplussed for a moment Then she
"Why, of course, I would be glad
to accept I will come down when
ever it suits you."
"All right then, madam," said
Rockefeller. "Ivy here will arrange
it" He then turned her over to Ivy
Lee, his secretary, who arranged the
interview for. later in the week.
Milwaukee. One bandit shot and
two others arrested in attempted
holdup of saloon.