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CITY EDITION CITY EDITION THII5TY-KIXTH YFAIl VOL. CX.VXXVI. No. 82. M'CQRMICK SEES MUSCOVITE un AND TELLS HIS READERS OF IT Strange Psychology Causes Men to Be Depressed by Death and to Be Cheered by Cannon That Causes It, COSSACKS LIKE THOSE SHOWN BY BUFFALO BILL Correspondent With Russian Army Gives Vivid Picture of Scenes in Camp of Czar's Forces, Ily HORFIVT IT. MrCOHMICK. (Copyright: 11)13! liy The rhicngn Tribune.) Great Russian Headquarters, May 12. In my diary of April 11 Is writ tin tho iiiiinc of a Russian general who Rave us a ilny nf cUij'H because of his friendship for America. Thank heaven, wo rose early that day. iiur wnv lay straight west ovit thi road the Germans had marched to at-j tack Warsaw and again on the re treat. They came within eight miles of the eity and were expecting to crown n king when the Russian guard arrived but that is hi-itory, not reminis cence. Down this road we came bumping in the German ruts und wondering' whether the aeroplane flying high above would expend a shell upon so small an object as an automobile. It did not, and we arrived at , the headquarters of the commanding gen-, eral. Here we met Mr. Gottstchkoff, for mer chairman of the dnmn, and his wife, a delightful pair of warriors. ,111 . Muuinun",, ptuiov, .. fighting with the Hoers and his wife I is a lied Cross veteran of the Jap- i anese and lialkan wars. They showed us the corps, division and the field hospitals, splendid examples of med ical efficiency. Hospital Completed. The corps hospital, in a white washed house, was complete to oper ating table rind chloroform. The di vision hospital had been installed in ! a church, but was now in tents, bricks! from the, shell den plished structure served y,s a floor, polish boys, hiah j school boys, we should call them, J acted as orderlies and women, true to their heavenly sent mission, were pa tiently suffering In mind for the! wounded in body. A light tramway had been con structed from the division hospital to the corps headquarters to save the wounded the bumping; over the roads, an indication of the care given to Rus sian wounded and also of their mtm- PolHh i.rastnts were being fed j with the roldiers' food poor victims of a war not theirs. Hospital sights are very depressing, and I was glad when we had finished ""whrXtnge psychology that er.,, iu mind denressed by the ; sight of wounded men to be cheered hv the sound of the cannon that wounded them, the popping corks of. the wine of death? What is It causes the drunkard to i neretoiore uerman ansrops nuo nUAAn ,,t the sitrht of liuiioi'. theloplalies have bombarded only places ,tf,, i,,m mii,. nt the unisonous i needle'' Is it that, horn to die we have an infinity for what destroys ana draw back only when too hue? Guns Cuiim1! Cheer. Whatever the explanation, our party brightened as the guns began to sound above the carriage wheels which bore us on the third stage of our journey. A shell hole blockaded the road be fore the general's door, a chance vis itor which had killed a sentry at the rear one day while the general wan on the firing line. The general himself was In the gar den, a kindly man who welcomed us with a short speech ns representatives of the great American tuition, in which he had spent delightful hours and which he delighted to honor. The division, was ours to command. A cavalry drill was arrangeu, nnd a review of infantry. iHe was about n hnmhnrd si German sat), i es, liliu ,..,,1.1 if we wanted to very much we enter the trenches. Hut we must he careful. Un would never forgive Him self if we should be hurt while his guests. Then interested questions as to the success of the San Francisco exposition, and before we knew it we were among a sotntn of Cossack cav alry. Called sotnla from the number sot 100 men. The Coisacks are humpy looking men with round fur caps and sheep skin coats. Thev never wash or Rhave. Also they have more wives, than teeth. i , Huffalo Hill Cossacks. j Tea, I have been to Huffalo Bill's and seen them, too. Apparently Hut fah Bill has got them all. At least I have not sem any of that kind in Itussia. The Ttussians knew something about this reputation. When I first came to headquartej-s the grand duke asked me as a pleasantry to pick out the Cossack officers. This was puz zling, as no one present could come within my preconceived opinion of them, least of all the three blonde, close-cropped young men who always smiled so nffarilv at my opinion. When the scldiers were dismounted there was nothing to indicate the Cos-s-T-k, unless it was that the horses seemed too nervous to drill. But when they mounted and swung into line! Sons of Castor and Pollux! WEATHFJl FOKECAST. Washington, June 2rt. Xew Met- leo: Monday and Tuesday fair; , slightly cooler east portion Monday. , hut ini'i nutlnna,! p,,U ,utt 1'hey wheeled, anil they counter marched and they charged. They formed a skirmish line on foot, unil they leaped buck to their mounts. cannot describe it, lint tin cinema can cinema, the modern war rirrrpspoiiilciit. Aly admiration f.,r tho horse wax so unbounded tliat an officer loaned mo his mount, a velvet-mouthed ani mal with a trot that one could either sit or rise to; anil thus we came to a regiment of infantry cltrtwn up for review. This regiment ronlalned 3,060 men as we saw It. n had already lost 6,000 killed and' wounded. I wondered how many of thi original number re mained. Greeting in Hoys. The general greeted his men hear tily. "Good morning hovs," said the gen eral. "Good health to your excellency," roared hark the regiment. 1 had already learned that the gen eral loved his men. The tone of the men's reply showed that they loved their general. And h iw they stood at attention! Developing that cohesion of mind that will hold tin m together when the next great trial comes. I had a good chance to look them over as we rode up and down the linn. I saw th.it the officers set Rood ex amples in hearing to their men. in particular I noticed u red-benrded captain holding a great curved sword, and I th night of a story John Me t'utcheon I rough! home from the campaign and grinned right In the ru vlew almost. The regiment turned Into column and, hand leading, pawed before the g nernl. Steps of Soldiers. The Russian quick step la three and one-half miles un hour. The strido step is slow and long. It gives the sense of Inevitable, und of those hordes which have been so often ad vertised nt the expense of the remark able, organization and military prepa ration through whli'h Russia, 11 lone of the allies, was able to cope with Our- many at the outbreak of the war. The men marched to their cuntorf Several Members of Familv GniUP Neflr I nsinC: Their Lives When Bomb: Are Dropped on Castle, ni HOSNINS JJUSNAL SMCIAL lAMn Wlfctl ' Xothing equal it. (f ont tniitH) on J'litfft rVveii.) GERMlfDISUKE m RY AIM ON KARLSRUHE Berlin, June I'O (via w ireless to lM n " I tho empire fo Kami. They d.imnged Xivville V Y ) Queen Victoria of1 "!lth' "yenleentlt our tronpsi,tM. s(.mil,jhoI, ,;,tion i.t the meuth say wile, S. .) yuetn uioiw completed their success bv carrying f)f T .. ,.jvpr ,.u. ,.,.,. Sweden and the family of Prince Mux-jthn hliKhts. T,lp ,n,mv thrn oon- "hrlSrt";.: near UUnU imllian of linden narrowly escaped centrtited on themw llh violent nrtll- j Hf,roH the Meturo and Ar illn l ivers injury from bombs dropped by lery and machine gun fire, which wnsA . U11,.K returned safely. " French aviators in the raid on Karls- followed up by another coutiter-nt-j . ,. , ,. , x-. 1 tai k. tile was decimated and definite- . .... ... iVw noo.ee rtihe, accttrdmg to the Overseas News, lll AMI -)(. JIAMI'l-.K agency, which says an official state-! ment has been issuwl concerning tne! attack on Haden's capital, one bomb struck the roof of the astle above the j bed room occupied by lirince'S ' ' children and another exploded above j llio i At ,i it! ,7 i Wvi'nH imh 111 ( V in : waiting tlai-oneug Ur..lwjll Mil thi statement asserts pants of the suite pants of the suite at the time of the raid was the dowager princess of I Raden an aunt of an aunt of Kmperor William. ; The, Herman military authorities declare, the news agency asserts, that j of military importance except on oc-i elisions when it has been stated ex- plicitly the raids were in retaliation tor attacks towns. by the allies upon open CARRANZA GENERALS WILL ADMIT FOOD (V MORNINA JOURNAL RFCCtAI. LCASBO WIRE) Laredo, Tex., June HO. Carranza authorities in Nuevo Laredo today as K.tred I'.rlg. Gen. C. A. Pevol, general manager of the American Ked Gross, that they would not oppose passage of relief supplies through territory con trolled bv them, although they thought the food situation in Mexico i had been exaggerated greatly in the United States. General Devol was accompanied to the conference by I'niled States Con sul Alonzo 11. Garrett and the Mexl- leans were renresented by Gen. Alfredo Kicaut, eommanoani in .mo-iu i redo, aiifli.u. laeiniii,,.. quiet prevails after the la.st unsiH cess u.,.,,.,i ,wn.,a inelodini'ful Italian attacks In which they suf J WO IIUIIUI 'l . ' . " four Americans, arrived here today, from Monterey. One American said that Monterey was quiet ami not m t'anger of food shortage. SERINS TAKE T (IT KORNINO JOURNAL RMCIAL LIAMO WlRtJ London, June 20 C:2i P- m.)--. Renter's dispatch from Athens says it is reported there that the Serbians have occupied Durazzo. Albania. Ls sad Pasha, provisional president of Albania nnd former commander or the Turkish forces at Scutari, is said to have fled to Italy. Serbian troops have been operating in Albania for some time, and thu Serbian war office has announced the occupation of considerable territory in that state with Durazzo as their ultimate objective. Italy has not formally declared war on Turkev. which may explain the w,,.r..ie,i flight nt Kssad Pasha to OHO COMMANDER FLEES; ITAL1S GARRY miw RIVER FIERCE BATTLE Austrians Are Dislodged at the End of Two Days of Des perate Fighting Around City of Plava, BAYONET PLAYS BIG PART IN ENGAGEMENT Furious Counter-attacks Are Repulsed and Invaders Make Good Ground Occu pied During Battle,1 'V MORNINa jOURNA, IC,AL LBARtO W,R Itome, June. 19 (via Paris, June 20.) An official statement from the main headquarters of the Italian Inrmy, most of which is devoted to do I tails of the two days' struggle from the heights on the left bank of the Isonzo river near Plava, sayn that the Italians took the Inst of these heights remaining in tho hands of the Aus- i 'rtans on June 17 and that while ine Italian losses were heavy, the results j attained wen1 important. The state ! ni( nt follows: "Arlilli ry dm Is and engagements between small bodies occupied several points of the front on June 19. In jCarnla, the enemy made fresh nl j tacks on Frclfodol ami attempted to i approach the held of the Vnlonbi 'pass. They were repulsed. I struggle at, llriilgo. i "New details have been received of I the struggle which continued two days and a night for the heights on the left I ank of the Isonzo river, commanding Plava village. The bridge crossing the Isonzo had been destroyed by the i enemy. With patient efforts we threw bridges acroHM and at dawn on the POSITIONS AFTER j sixteenth our troops began an attack. (The movement was carried out nil Royal; ".Vumerous heavy guns, even 12- - lr.nl. n...... .......I ....... n I ., ,1 In rim. manning positions which were diffi' I cult for our artillery to reach. Nev- i;ertheless our troops succeeded hy re peated bayonet charges in debouching .the enemy's first lino. During t.he (night t!.f enemy tried with sudden (dashes to deprive us of (he ground conquered, but were throwe bark". 1 - ' bayonet. W'e made mote than ISO prisoners, inrliiding four officers, and I raptured a, quantity of rifles, mitni-j tions, and one maenine gun. our eie si-iumi.-., ui in c ie.-uo ,.- itiiineil were Imnortant. ,.nn tl jSOII1!(li Whi, h we captured r i i n fi-ii-fft i Im nnum v'u i iciuit 1 fin llHVP ICI'tl OtlH HTtfl' nilOlniT nKl'D IJV1'"' ,.,,., - nlll. lnf.llltr.. w,. sl,nnorted bv artillery, has given n fin XamI)ie of tenacity and bravery." rsTlt)-;Klt.VIA V ADVAXCR IX i ALU I A COXTIXI TS Vienna, June 20 (via London, 8:59 m.) Grodek. seventeen miles west of Lcmberg, the Galielan capital, und Komarno, twenty miles southwest of Lcmberg, have been taken by the Teutonic allies, according to an Aus trian official statement issued here tonight. Tho text of the stafoment follows: ' Itussian war theater: The Gall clan battle is proceeding. Attacking combined Hussion forces on and north of the Wercsczyca river, the Teutonic j allied troaps captured position after position. "Grodek and Komarno are taken. "On the north front, the south hank of tho Tanew river has Tieen cleared 1 of the enemy, l lano was occupied after severe fighting. "Soulh of the upper Dniester river our work Is proceeding. The eastern army under General Pflan.er again has repulsed fresh strong Russian at I tacks. I Italian war theater: On the Tsonzo front and on the Carinthlan frontier fcred great loss. Friday afternoon a new attack on Plava was checked In its Inception by our artillery fire. "In the Tyrolean frontier district, Italian detachments which attempted to attack the mountain passei east of Fassa valley were repulsed. The ene my have abandoned their unsuccessful i attacks on the plateaus (if Folgarla and Lavaronno." HI! ITISIf Oi l PIMM I I'XSIVK :i:ds si ccfksi n.LY London. June 20 f 9: 3 p. m.) An official statement issued by the Brit ish war office tonight says: "On Friday, north of llooge, we occupied German trenches on a front of 2,10 yards, which the enemy had been forced to abandon owing to our local successes there. "As a result of the fighting in this neighborhood during the week we captured 21 -l prisoners, Including two officers, and took three machine guns and a full gas cylinder. "Northeast of Armentlers we ex ploded several minis last night and destroyed a part of the enemy's trenches. Our artillery fire Inflicted heavy casualtifs on the enemy while trying to ecnpe after tho explosion. "Tho electric pewer etatlon at Ii Rassee was successfully bombarded yesterday by our airmen." VIF.XXA TKI I S OF ATTACKS AM)XG COST OF ITALY Vienna. June 20 (via Amsterdam land London.) An Austrian official ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO, MONDAY, Summary of War News of Yesterday With headquarter t Pie-, in southeast, ni Sileli, the German em peror U wild to be pnsoniilly direct ing the Austro-iicnnan operations In Guliclu iigiilu.-n i he Russian. The crisis of the Aulio-Goi man drive Is si h ind, iliodek is secure In the hands of !. m ral be ken 'en men and the Garu.ans and the Aus trian corps Hinder field Marshal von Arx (ire reported y Kcrlin to he storming anil capturing one after an other the Itussian trenches nloiu the entire front before lemberg, extend ing from l!:n:i Kusku in the north, to Jali.iW, which lies only eleven mile from the Galh ian capital. The front is twenty-four miles In extent and tin. fielding here has been of the most stubborn churacler. To the south between iltodck and the Dniester marshes, the Kus.dans art also being hard pressed. Although the Russian war office has had little to say of late regarding the Oaliclan campaign, unofficial re ports from Petrograd dei lare that the rapid retirement ,,f the Itussian forces has been accomplished without any demoralisation whatsover. and inti mate that the Cusdan lines have been st rall-.h trued out and put in a state of preparation to meet the further ad vance of the forces which are be ing fung against them. ' lloth, French and P.ritlsh in the wentern zone are on the offensive, und artillery engagements, w'th numerous infantry attacks, have been in pro gress i ontmuoiiMv in thi- regions of L:t Passe, Arras, In I. n ralne and the Vogcu. As usual, the I'rench and Gor man war otflcers are at variance a" to the results attained. As an Instance, Paris says that in the sector to the north of Arras, the Krench in an at tack advanced about two-thirds of u mile, while ISerlln asserts that the Crench at this point Were repulsed "with sanguinary losses;" There Is fighting along the Au.-tro-ltnllan frontier, in Kerlila, on the (ial 1 i poll peninsula and In the Caucasus.' Home asserts that numerous Austrian positions ,'iKmg the b onzo have been taken by assault, t'nolflilal advices are to the effect that the Serbians have occupied Durazito, Albania. The Turks in the vicinity of A liurni' are declare,! to be constantly on the offensive. A correspondent w it It th,. l.irktsh forces say that with the liritlsh fleet unable to assist In the land operations because of the Imibmannn menace, the liritlsh hold on Avi liurnu apparently Is not as p cure its It was. From Tlflls cone advices that the Turks have replaced their army corps, which was captured by the Kussians at Sari Kumysh, restored their sup plies of ammunition and are concen trating to give further battle to the Uusslans. statement concerning the hor$fibard ment last week by Austrian w;tr ves sels, of several points on the Adriatic coast of Italy, has been given out as follows: "Several of our cruisers anil tor pedo boat units on Thursday ami Fri day tindertoiir; an -expedition along j(h(! Il.lllall C"ill troin the U'OHIOf Ol J ITALI AN' OPI'I! TIOXS . . . - Itonus June !!! (via I'arls. June 21.' 3:10 a. in.) The follow ing couimttui-' cation was issued lodav: i "Hain and fo gtodav hindered the , oiieiations in the inou nta Inoua parts of the theater of war. However, in) zone of Monte Nero it has been possible to complete and relnlorce the llaliait occupation by taking pos session of positions commanding the routes of plozzo. "On the p ohzn we repulsed two counter-attacks during the night against the positions recently captur ed around Plava. Friday nlirht tin en emy aeroplane dropped bombs on n hospital train leaving the Cormons station. The engineer was wounded and slight material damage was done. i Infuriated by Liquor Found in Warehouses, Populace Rises Against Germans and Loot! and Burn, IVY MOAN.NU JOURNAL RRCCIAL LBARCO WIRI1 Pctrogr.nl, .tunc 20 (via London, .Innc 21, 1:10 a. in.) Moscow suf fered damage to tho extent of $20,- (100, one during the recent nnll-Ger- i man demonstration, In which nearly five hundred stoles and factories and more than 200 private lodgings were "ira, I IM05G0W SUFFERS ! m nnn nnn i ncc ,iii. linn. iiiiii ii.i.i AT MOD'S HMDS i The mobs turned the whole city Into ,,i,.Ht ',, H)K(h corps and the re wild disorder, according to oye-wit-1 ,., ll(),,r ,,r ,ai iu.H H,.,y which .... . ... . '. ! Jlie rioters, lie ateci with liquor Ur;lw ,,, , addition to attempting which they found In demolished wine',,, frFV(.,lf Kussiaiis from out- stores, bc'-ume rtcklesH in their pil- Hankinu Krzouni, the Turks ore mi lage, setting fire to and destroying riaklng offensive maneuvers. many stores arm apartments, mo own-, ers of which were Rimsians. Of the tola! number of buildings destroyed, only 113 belonged to AuKtro-Germuti subjects. The demonstration began curly June 0 and lasted more than twenty four hours. The .Moscow council, at a meeting held on June 10, took measures to quell the disorders and prevent ti rep etition of the rioting. The number of fatalities is not known. Wealthy Mining .Man Dies, Spokane, Wash., June 20. John A. FoDch, aged 81, reputed one of the wealthiest men in the northwest, and widely known among mining men as a pioneer of the 'Voir d'Alene district, died suddenly today from apoplexy at his sumpier home at Hajden Lnk Idaho. JUNE 21, 1915, TURKS MOST HUMAN IN METHOD OF WARFARE far MORNtNt JUU'NAL. tPKCIAI. LlfttCR I.or.den, June "u it, "t p. in i A Hcut'T B dispatch from the correspon I'cnt in the Dardanelles, Mys; "Tin, Turks arc lighting most f air ly. In un, case a Turk, whdc undei lire, drcsed the wounds of one t ,mr men. In another ease a Turn left it water bottle with a wounded Au-itm-lain soldier. "A liritlsh noldler who had been ly ing wounded for iti.'inv hours without Iood, f ir Irom the llrllish trctu lies, was given bread by a Turk. Prison ers who have escaped from the Turks all asett they weie will treated. SEVEN BATHERS DROWN AT ATLANTIC CITY imi MOHNINa JOURNAL PICIL ilJiaio WIN' Athiulic rlty. N. .1.. June ;i. Iluf feted by a huge waie and carried Into deep water b a treacherous under tew. seven bathers, including promi nent men of the Philadelphia summer colory, were drowne,' In the rin f here today. Scores of others were drugged to the beach unconscious alter life uuards and other bathers had battled despi lately to save their lives. Due other man was drowned when six fishing smacks were capsized sim ultaneously ,is they were about to come ashore nt Mississippi avenue and a score of the fishermen thrown Into the water. NO RECENT ATTACKS ON FOREIGNERS BY YAOUIS IDT MOHNINa JOURNAL SPCCIAL 1 RADII WIIJ I'n Poind I'. S. S. Colorado, lluay mn.s. Mi x , via liadio to fan Diego, Calif., June J. The Colorado, with several hundred marines aboard to be used to aid, if necessity arises, Amer ican settler i In the Yaqul valley. Im periled by Indians, arrived hero at !t o'clock tonight and (omul that condi tions in the valley were very quiet. No recent attacks by Ymiuis on for eigners, have been reported. Official Report From, Petro grad Is Directly at Variance With Statements From Vi enna and Berlin, ? MORNINa JiltMNAL RP'-CIAI. LKASVO W,SI I'elrogrnd, June 2 ivl.i London.) The following Itussian official war li latemetit has ben eh eh out here, j "Tln re Is no change In the Hhali i region. AVcst rif tHe Nlemen river the tierman Rttneks in the direction of Su- jwnlkl and Kalwarya, on June 17, and delivered Willi smaq forces, wen i epulseil. the region at the mouth of l'ie Knw ka river, the enemy began an attack on the evening of June 1 7, but every where was repulsed by nilduiglit Whole Kegiiiu tit Destroyed, Oalleia, on the Tanew front, ' there were engagement with the im , vance guard. In the direction of llawa Kuska, on the night of Jtwie 1,-lS. there Were actions In the region of I.ubaczo, It appears that our cavalry in June 15 made an exceptionally dash'ng Infantry, first Go sabered caused I charge against the Herman during which the Ninely rman regiment was entirely or dispersed. This attack panic In the German ranks cd their offensive. and urn, -i i "on the front Ka me tiny I broil -Kn- I iniii no iitl v ,i in ed detachments f the enemy attempted, on June li. to cut I their way through the lakes of Gro i'lck. but were repulsed. An artillery land rifle duel ci.ntlnties. KopuNed on Dniester. "On the lower Niznow, near tho vil li,) ges of Goryllady und I), lira, tho en i emy threw great forces across the ! Dniester river, but all his attempts to debouch fro mthe deep winding Dniester were successfully repulsed tear the villages of Koropoe and Snowiilow. Itetwcen the pruth nnd the Pniesler rivers, there were stubborn actions, our troops, on June 17, pro gressed on the front of ( inut-IJoiaii." STIiOVG n itu rout i s ppi:i: ix ci sih Til'lis. June '!(, Juno 111 (via 2. 30 a. m., and Petrocrad via London, in the Liar- h:l. p. in. ) i iperallons itlaiiellcH apparently tiro having no ef Ici t. on Turkish activity along (he Caucasian front. They are reported to have replaced in a very short time the Ninth army corps which was cap itated by the Russians at. Sari Kain.V sh. They also have restored and sup I piled with ainiiiunilion the Tenth and i Kleventh corps, which were serious ly reduced in numbers by lighting and disease. The main Turkish concentration is taking place against olti, Molo and I." iuk in ..iilniil.. of which line Hi, vv.ih defeated at Dlllman, now are Klini leaders who were responsible i for Armenian massacres In the Van ! district, have surrendered voliinlai ily in the Russians and el to the inkrior pendents. are lielng (leport wllli their de- TURKS TRY TO STIR UP TROUBLE FOR FRENCH IRT MORNINO JOURNAL RRfCIAL LffARIO WIRI Paris, June. 20. The following of ficial statement was Issued today by the French ministry of marine: "A French tnrepdo boat captured between Cape Matapriu, Greece, and Crete, a small Greek sailing ship which was navigating with false pi pers and carrying a mission of Turk ish officers sent bv Knver Pnshi into Tripoli to carry fil'tu to the Znousl." RUSSIANS SAY THEY ARE HOLDING AUSTROGERMANS AUSTRO GERMANS BENTUPOH PARALYZING RUSSIANS FIRST: THEN 6REAI BE THROWN NTO WEST ZONE TEUTONS NOW CLOSE TO LEMBERG AS THEY WERE TO PARIS IN THE EARLY STAGES OF GREAT WAR Emperor William Takes Personal Command of Operations in Galicia and Has Established Headquarters Near Point of Contact; England Is Wondering if Grand Duke Nicho las Will Be Able to Check Advance Before Capital Falls, as Joffre Saved French Capital and as Slavs Saved War saw; Lack of Ammunition Is Acute in Czar's Armies, According to Information in London, and Allies Are in No Position to Send Supplies Now Gravely Needed, Is Opin ion of Experts. ? (V MORNINtt JOURNAL SPf! AL LIAIPD WIR London. June 20 l(i:.'U p. in.) Af- ter si v. u wi clis I filtering iii'umh Gull-! cia during which the Russians hiivej been thrown back more than 1 50 1 miles, the Austro-iiermans are today as close to Lcmberg as wen the Get- mans to Paris after their across Frame last full. llrst dash .Never perhaps, since licfor lMe(,, ..llucW m,,i lr,m,lv .nl rem lied battle of the Ma rue, have the Teuton- mem v trenches, one behind the other, le alius appeared so confident oflmnHt nI1K ,,, entir front exlend micoess. Having failed in their origin-1 ng over a distance of thirty-five al plan of crushing France, und th"n j kM(, meters (twenty-four miles) north turning to Russia, they have reversed!,,, j,in,,w (eleven mile west of Lem the order of their strategy and now. I ,erg. Pdsputa and oberynskl and jiiogiou ny i ne expenun ure in nie and ammunition In Giilicla, they have pinned their whole faith 111 so para hzlng the Itussian army ns to permit of the throwing of a tremendous weight of nun und metal Into the western theater, there either to break through the Fraino-l lilt lsh line or force aii Intermlnabli piinguliiurv warfare. , . period 'i Fmpiior In Command. A dispatch from Copenhagen to night say that the German emperor himself has taken supremo command of the Cxllchm campaign, cslnblish icg lu.-i headquarter in Silesia as near to' the front as i ac icable. Meanwhile the German ofl Iclal communication records the further) progress of the Anstro-f ernimi forces toward Lcmberg, both to the north I and south of the city. It claims that the Russians have been cleared from parts of the linelster to the south. The gieat question Kntland and her allies are nuking Is whether ilrand I'uke Nicholas, commanding the Rus sian forces, cm successfully emulate JolTre's tactics of last fall and check the Austro-Gt nouns at the gales of 1,, in berg. optimists point out that the grand ilulio cheeked thein almost at the gales of Warsaw, lust as Gen eral Jollro slopped the Germans be fore Paris, and Field Marshal Sir John Flench stopped them before Vpies, Dunkirk and Calais. Condition Not, Hopeless. H Is argued further that ever, should Lcmberg fall, the Russians can drop buck to equally formidable po sitions, iillliziug the rivers and swamps and other advantages of the terrain und II Is llie llrllish conten tion that tlo v could thus hold out for months. Fug. la ml and France In the ne .Hit inn' Sending to their aid munitions ii necessary. Whether Itussia has s.ilTlcli nt am munition to meet the present strain is u question which cannot be answer ed' In Filmland, although the London papers say frankly that the hIi, triage Is acute. One of the Sunday papers characterizes the situation ill Galicia as "Russia's supreme einerceney," mid public interest Is centered in that theater, iml wit lislandlng the hard liKhi in progress along the Western iioiil. The t-ound of nuns Is audible ;it l.einb, rg and possibly this week nil see Hie culmination of one of the most interesting phases of the great war. p.i ri.ix m-: i 'outs i. ixs o ai i. n vrri. i i hosts Pcrlin, June ja (via London, 4:2 p. ni.) The armies under General von Ma'-kensin arc continuing their advance up n Lemhi rg, the Galielan capital, lifter recapturing Grodek, and have, taken Itussian trenches, one af ter another along a lino of almost Iweitly-fo'ir miles to the northwest of the city, where the .Muscovites ale mulling a. desperate stand, according to a statement issued nt the beailqiiar l. is of the Herman army staff. The communication follows: "Ves'crii theater: North of La Hass'-e canal and on tho trout north ,,f Arias, wo repulsed several partial attacks with sanguinary losses to tlm enemy. "In ch inip.igne, a French division wlili h alt ii ke.l after blow ing up a In itch, was shot down. French oper ations iiL.ii ItiMt our outpot In the for est of I'aiioy led to beal fighting, ill which we maintained the upper hand. "In the Vosgos, Munsier was heavily shelled by the French. Renewed en emy attacks In the Fecht valley mid soulh of that point failed. "An enemy aircraft, one of a nqitud- ' ion which dropped bombs on Iseg hcrn in Flutidei.-i, without doing datn ,ig,. of military importance, was shot' down. Several others were forced to ret in n. Another airctaft was shot down near Voic.lcis, In Champagne. "Ka'-t'-rn theater: Russian at tacks against our lilies In the vicinity of Szawle and Atigusfo were beaten' off. "Our advance In email divisions re sulted In the capture of advanced po sitions of the etiiinv near limit brxy 1,1,'kl and Zah sie, east of the Przasny- sz-Myszy road. Southeastern theater: South of thej Dully hy Carrier or Mall, BOVj H Month. Single Copies, rc. FORGES ARE TO I Pillca, troop under General von V.'oy- rich have taken several advanced en jemy positlona during tho lust few I days. 'The armies under General von Mnckcii7.cn have taken tho Cinrtek position. Kurlv vesterdav morning I Cermnn troons nnd tho Austrian ciirm of Field Marshal von An commenced southeast of.Itawkit Kuska (thirty two milf-H northwest of Lcmberg), were taken. "In a battle nenr Oltl (trans-CaU-casla, fifty-five mile west of Karpsy), 2M0 KusnIjiis were killed and prison era and war material were taken. ,.i i. I..L. ......it . ,m. ..... I luiMsn uiinifiy oil lliuinuay i riouMly damaged a hostile ihatroyer ! near A vl mirnu. KAISKIl IX AtTIVK t.MMAXl or FnnCES ropenhagen. June SO fig r.omlon. 9:ati p. iii.)-Emirnr William him -tuhllshed hendquartiers tit PIosm, in oiitlieiiMtrri HlleBln, and assumed command of the (taliclan c.impiilgii. , I ItFXCIf OITF.XKIVF IS STILL HAKIXO PROGIUKS Paris, June 20 (10:85 p. m.) The following- otTli.lal communication Wad issued by the war office tonight: "In the sector to the north of Ar ras, as masters of the Fond cle Hu val, w have delivered an at tuck to ward the east In the direction of Souchez, and advanced about ono kilometer (two-third of a mile.) "To the went of the Argnnne we repulsed a violent attack by the en emy and made some prisoners. On the height of thu Meuse, our troop attacked in the eetor of the Calonne trench, and carried two of the en emy's lines, niakirijj eventy prison ers, of whom two were officer. "In Lorraine, near Reillon, we captured central point of enemy' roMiHiniice und repulsed two counter attacks. A third counter-attack tem porarily drove us back, but wo al most Immediately regained thu en tire position. A fourth counter-attack was arrested by our fire. Wo mnd about 100 prisoners. 'Our offensive In the valley of the Fecht continue to make progress. Wo have taken udditlonal prison ers." in ssi x im:mstax i: CLAIMS 'It) BE OAIXIXO I'ctrograil, JiiiH! 2 (vli lxmdon, June 21, ,H:;iH a. in.)- The iollowlng communication was Issued this even ing : "In the Shavll region and west of Nlemen, coritintiou fighting of a lo cal character continue. "On the .Narow front, June 13, there was artillery firing near KdnorojeU and Groiidousk. "on tho lHth nnd 10th, the enemy conducted un offensive with strong fore s hi the direction of Raw, and on the front of the Grodek lakes, in Galicia, the enemy forces being largely if cent arrivals from lfelglum. "It; the Dniester region, stubborn fighting continue- against enemy forces which crossed the river below Mjiilff. "Advancing from the river tho en emy sun led in progressing iih far as the villager! f Knrnpetz nnd Kosniler Jltic, but our vigorous counter-attack with the bayonet, threw him back, in lliclng great losses. In. the village, of K'OMinierline alone he left over 2,000 prisoner and seven machine guns. ' 'Itetwcen the Rruth and (he Imles. ler on the lith and Ifth vigorous fighting continued. Near the Village ef lij.liiiiioiitovsky we captured eight machine guns." IM SSI W'S I 'OIU I D TO HITHi:r FAIl IKMHETtC. Vienna, tin London. .Rmc 21, (I a. in.) The Russians have been hi gi ru ral retreat since :i o'clock thi morning along their entire front af ter having been forced out of their pisition on the Werezyt river a short, distance west of Lcmberg. LEO M, FRANK WILL LEARN FATE TODAY lV MORNINO JOURNAL IRRCIAL LIARIB WIRBI Atlanta, Ha., June 20. Governor SI Unit announced tonight that he would make known tomorrow hia de cision on l.eo M, Frank' petition for i oinmutatioii of his death sentence of life imprisonment. The governor to il uy worked on his opinion. Italy.