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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 08, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 4

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London. Cap't Wirth, wife and
daughter and 14 men of crew of Bel
gian steamer Menapler, torpedoed by
German submarine in North sea,
drowned. Five members of crew res
cued. Three Norwegian vessels sunk by
submarines in British waters in last
24 hours.
Constantinople, via Berlin Wireless.
Allies' losses in recent attempt to
storm Turkish positions on Gallipoli
peninsula heavier than at first re
ported. Rome. Battle of Isonzo has be
gun. Italian troops crossed the river
at several points and are striking at
railway leading south to Trieste.
Austrian guns have opened bombard
ment all along the river from Tol
mino to sea.
Two Bersaglieri regiments fought
their way across river at outskirts of
Gradisca in a two days' battle.
Athens. 40,000 Turkish soldiers,
wounded in Dardanelles fighting, and
250 German officers', are in pitiful
need of medical attention at Con
stantinople. Hospital facilities in Ottoman cap
ital entirely inadequate. Hundreds re
ported dying daily for lack of proper
care. An epidemic of typhus and
small pox has added to the sufferings
of the wounded.
Petrograd. 5,000 Austro-Germans
killed, 720 taken prisoners in South
east Galicia.
Along other portions of battle front
Austro-Germans also lost heavily in
kiHcl and wounded.
Russians who evacuated Przemysl
have withdrawn several miles to east
0 tific? - fl'itfon oF Lemberg.
Milan. King Victor Emanuel nar
rowly escaped death while visiting
Italian battle front. An Austrian shell
burst within 50 yards of the king,
showering large area with bits of
metal. King unperturbed.
Rome. The Vatican intends to
propose a peace congress in near fu
ture to end war, Pope Benedict pre
siding, according to Giornale o'ltalia.
Amsterdam. Zeppelin airship
destroyed by British airmen between
Ghent and Bruges crashed through
roof, of convent at Monte St. Amand,
killing 2 nuns. Airship was in flames
when it struck convent. Crew was
Milan. Dorando Pietri, who won
world renown as marathon runner,
has enlisted with automobile corps of
Italian army.
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Washington, June 8. Though
President Wilson made it known to
day that he was satisfied the cabinet
members would all be in accord on
the next note to Germany, indications
multiplied as the chief executive's
meeting with his advisors progressed
that this would not be the case.
Secretary Bryan began by holding
up the cabinet's discussion of the
note for an hour while he worked in
his private office at the state de
partment. When he finally arrived
he had with him a document which
it was reported was a brief dealing
with the situation in detail, drafted
in view of a fight it was believed he
was determined to make to force
modification of the president's com
munication to Berlin.
San Francisco. New dance, to
represent crea mof 65 dancing mas
ters' talents, will be given to the world
next Thursday. It is to be the "happy
medium" and will incorporate the
better parts of the grizzly bear, tur
key trot, Texas Tommy, Argentine
tango, etc. It was so decided today
at the convention of the Internation
al Ass'n of Dancin Masters, in con
vention nere.
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