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Warren sheaf. [volume] (Warren, Marshall County, Minn.) 1880-current, August 11, 1915, Image 6

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Notes Covering Most Important Hap
penings of the World Compiled
In Briefest and Most Succinct
Form for Quick Consumption.
European War News
The German flag flies over Warsaw
after a year of fighting. The final de
fenses of the city were stormed by
Bavarian troops, 36 hours after Prince
Leopold had led them against the
outer forts. The Russian army is iu
retreat to Brest-Litovsk, 120 miles to
the eastward, with the Germans hard
on its heels. Twenty-two officers an'd
4.840 soldiers were captured.
Hundreds of refugees from Warsaw
are arriving at Moscow daily. Most
of them are without money or means
of sustenance and are seeking aid at
the American consulate.
An Amsterdam dispatch to the Lon
don Exchange Telegraph company says
the announcement of the fall of War
saw caused great demonstrations
throughout Germany. Emperor Wil
liam has sent a congratulatory mes
sage to Prince Leopold and the king
of Bavaria.
It is officially admitted at Paris
that German troops in the Vosges
literally swarmed over the French
trenches on Lingekopf in overwhelm
ing numbers and forced the French to
retire at certain points.
The British ministry of munitions
decided at London to undertake the
manufacture of munitions on a large
scale in Ireland. A representative of
the ministry will reside in Dublin and
have charge of the organization of
Ireland as a munition-producing area.
A Russian torpedo-boat destroyer
fleet has made a careful search along
the shores of the Black sea, and the
total of the enemy's vessels sunk
reaches nearly 900, including several
large steamers and a dozen sailing ves
sels of 1,000 tons each, says a dispatch
from Petrograd.
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A squadron of French aeroplanes
attacked Strassburg, the capital of
Lower Alsace, and dropped 25 bombs.
Extensive damage is believed to have
teen done, says a dispatch from
Geneva.
The British steamer Ranza, 2,300
tons, has been sunk. The captain and
eleven members of the crew of twen
ty-four have been landed safely, it was
announced at London.
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Leczna, in Poland, has been cap
tured by Von Mackensen's Austro
German army, according to an official
statement issued by the general staff
at Vienna.
Great Britain and France have start
ed to carry the submarine war to
Germany. From the Dardanelles to
the North sea the allies' undersea
craft have opened a campaign against
the Germans and Turks which already
has cut Constantinople off from Asia,
gunk a German torpedo-boat destroyer,
a 3,000-ton Turkish steamer and two
Turkish transports.
i Mitau, capital of Courland, 26 miles
southwest of Riga, has been captured
by the Germans, says a dispatch from
Berlin. In the desperate fighting in
other sections the Austro-German
forces, with 300,000 prisoners ta*en
in their last month of fighting, an
nounce gains along the Vistula.
Domestic
The Catholic Order of Foresters In
national convention at Providence. R.
I., voted for Duluth, Minn., for the tri
ennial convention in 1918.
German-Americans on Thursday
celebrated "German day" at the Pana
ma-Pacific exposition at San Fran
cisco.
Two soldiers and a civilian lost
their lives at the United States ar
senal at Philadelphia in an explosion
of time fuses used on shrapnel shells.
Another civilian was injured
The death list resulting from the
flood was brought up to 26 at Erie,
Pa., with the recovery of two more
bodies Fifteen persons are known to
be missing and Coroner Hanley said
he thought the death list might reach
100. The total damage is $7,000,000.
Chief of Police John W. Miller la
on his way to Iowa City, la., from De
troit with a prisoner who is alleged
to be one of the automobile bandits
who robbed the Farmers' Savings
bank of North Liberty on July 16.
The National bank at Cedar Rapids,
la., was held up and robbed of $21,-
300 by a bandit, who compelled eo
fPerrln, the paying teller, to open the
'vaults, and afterward locked !iim up.
iPerrin was almost insane when res
tcnsd.
Charged with threatening the life of
President Wilson and also with threat
ening to kill Theodore Roosevelt, F.
H. Juergens was arrested at San An
tonio, Tex., and held in default of
$2,000 bail.
A strike of 60,000 members of the
International Ladies' Garment Work
ers' union was averted at New York
by Mayor Mitchel's conciliation coun
cil, which adjusted all differences af
ter 23 sessions.
Knights of Columbus elected James
A. Flaherty of Philadelphia supreme
knight, at the annual convention at
Seattle, Wash. This is his fourth
term. The vote was unanimous.
A cloudburst in the Calumet river
region of northern Indiana preclpitat
!ed nearly ten inches of rain into the
lowlands near Hammond, Ind.
Col. Theodore Roosevelt will stand
by the Progressive cause and will not
re-enter the Republican party. That
was his definite statement issued at
Oyster Bay.
Threats of bodily violence to Sec
retary William C. Redfield of the de
partment of commerce as a result of
the bitterness aroused by his method
of inquiring into the Eastland horror
were received by that official at Chi
cago. They came in the form of
anonymous letters.
Rev. A. P. Garrett, former pastor of
the Baptist church at Cairo, 111., shot
and killed himself instantly.
A quicksand cave-in swallowed up
the plant of the Knickerbocker Ce
ment company at Greenport, near
Hudson, M. Y. Three men were killed
and eight injured.
Mexican Revolt
Eight Villa troopers were executed
in Juarez on orders from General
Villa. The men, it is said, rode through
Juarez early in the day, yelling "Abio
Villa! Vive Zapata!" ("Down with
Villa! Long live Zapata!")
Fifteen Mexican bandits were killed
in fighting with United States caval
rymen and American posse men in the
brush north of Brownsville, Tex.
Private McGuire of the Twelfth cav
alry was reported killed.
After defeating Jovernor Maytor
ena's Villa army at Mascarras, the
Carranza forces began an attack upou
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President Wilson is planning to
make national defense one of the oriu
cipal subjects in his next message to
'congress, it was announced at Corn
ilsh, N. H.
The latest note of Germany in the
case of the William P. Frye, an Amer
ican vessel sunk by the German
cruiser Prinz Eitel Friedrich, rejects
the contention of the United States
that in sinking the. William P. Frye,
Germany violated the treaty of 1799-
1828. Germany agrees to make com
pensation for the damage sustained
by American citizens in the sinking
of the vessel, it was announced at
Wash: igton.
Elaborate statistics have been as
sembled by the state department at
Washington to refute the British con
tention that increased exportation^
from the United States to Holland and
Scandinavian countries indicate that
some of these goods are finding their
way into Germany and Austria.
Great Britain's replies to the latest
American representations against in
terferences with neutral commerce re
ject entirely the contention that the
British orders in council are illegal.
They also justify the British course
as being wholly within international
law. The replies were made public
by the state department at Wash
ington.
President Wilson, in his new plan
to end the revolution in Mexico, has
decided to ask the support and co
operation of the Central and South
American countries He plans to take
his next step with their aid. it was
announced officially at Washington.
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person has catarrh in some form.
Science has shown that nasal catarrh
often indicates a general weakness
of the body and local treatment s^
the form of snuffs and vapors do little,
if any good.
To correct catarrh you should treat its
cause by enriching your blood with the
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berman, rated as a millionaire, donor
of Pettlbone park to La Crosse and
author ot many local benefactions,
died at La Crosse, Wis., aged eighty
four.
William H. Blatcb, husband of Mrs.
Harriet Stanton Blatch. suffrage lead
er, was killed at Sborebam. N.
when he stepped on a live wire.
Lindsey T. Woodcock, aged fifty
seven, general manager of Marshall
Field and Company's retail store at
Chicago, dropped dead.
Foreign
Reports reaching Geneva from Es
sen say that all the demands of the
employees of the Krupp works have
been granted and that a serious strike
has thus been averted. The German
military authorities brought pressure
on the Krupp administration to this
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