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THIRD OF THE AUSTRIAN ARMY
FALLS BEFORE RUSSIANS
Petrograd. Russian armies of
Gen. Bussiloff are now hammering
their way to Lemberg, Galician cap
ital, in giant strides. Demoralized
Austrian defenders are rolling back
before them. It is now estimated
that more than one-third of men in
Austrian armies on east front have
been killed, wounded or taken pris
oners since offensive started June 4.
Approximately 120,000 men and
officers have been imprisoned to
date. In actions such as Russians
are engaged, estimate of conserva
tive critics is two killed or injured for
London. Prospect of Roumania
joining allies in war against central
powers is growing daily with advance
of Russian armies into Bukowina.
Sympathies of Roumania said to be
pronouncedly with allies.
Paris. Germans in night attacks
on east bank of Meuse penetrated
some advanced French trenches east
of Hill 321. At all other points the
attacks were repulsed. Infantry
charges were made along entire sec
tor west of Thiaumont farm.
Berlin, via Sayville Wireless. Re
porting' minor victories at several
points in fight to stop powerful Rus
sian offensive, Austrian official war
office report declares Russian losses
correspond to reckless use of masses
made by Russians. On the height
east of Wieniovczyk Russian attacks
were broken down by Austro-Hun-garian
London Mourns Kitchener Loss
London, June 13. The late Earl
Kitchener, Great Britain's premier
soldier, lost when cruiser Hampshire
was mined near Orkney islands, was
paid today the tribute of England in
a service in St. Paul's cathedral.
The king and queen, persons at
tached to the royal house, many
peers, soldiers and statesmen attend
ed, while in the streets thousands of
mourners, men and women, though
drenched to the skin from the rain,
lined the royal route and bowed their
heads. Many were in deep mourning,
expressing the loss as personal.
Wonder what the next parade in
Chicago will be?
Haven't had one for three days.
Municipal judges got a 50 per cent
raise in pay and didn't even have to
strike for it.
The day of the peanut sandwich
and the olive and dill pickle is upon
Yea, the shoe box and the picnic -season
has' dropped in for a long
"Willie, you are a sight those
grass stains will never come off."
Indoor shorts a small glass of ,
Our idea of nothing to worry about
who'll be nominated at St Louis: ;
Woodrow has it going, coming andt
In a few more days, when that
crew down in SL Louis are through,
war will again take up eleven-tenths 3
of the front pages of the newspapers.
Some of the comic sections now-?
adays are comical. t
June 13, and we haven't had a
good splash in the lake yet 5
Here, boy, page hot weather. .
Mothers are not worrying a month;
in advance of Fourth of July nowa-
Johnny has blamed little chance of
losing a finger on a sane Independ
MAYOR NAMES STRIKE BODY
At the last meeting of the council
an order was introduced by Alds.
Smith, Rodriguez and Kerner andj
passed directing Mayor Thompson to .
appoint, a committee to attempt to"
settle the express drivers' strike.
Last night the mayor appointed
Home, Klaus, Healey, Pegram and
Tyden, ignoring the aldermen who.
had made the plea.