General News Notes Of The Day., Daily Racing Form, 1915-06-24


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GENERAL NEWS NOTES OF THE DAY Originating in the old volcanoes of the Cocopah mountains the granite backbone of Lower California a seisniie convulsion shook and rattled the Imperial valley of California last night and today its cluster of little cities are partially in ruins Buildings were rent asunder Fjre did its part and the damage is estimated at more than 1000000 in the first reports coining to hand after the restoration of wire communication Sharps Heading the principal and controlling unit of water supply for the Im ¬ perial Valley Irrigation system sagged and settled under renewed quakes Further shocks might break the heading and paralyze the entire water system of the valley valleyA A Berlin dispatch of yesterday says The city of Lemberg has been taken by storm ac ¬ cording to the report of the German war ollice given out in Berlin this afternoon The news that Lemberg has been carried by Austrian and Hun ¬ garian troops is being received today with great jubilation in Berlin A report given out today sets forth that since June 12 CO 000 Russian soldiers and nine Russian guns have been captured capturedA A message from Ciiristiana says that the steamer lotum which lias arrived at Stavanger reports that several eppelins on the night between Tuesday and Wednesday probably June 1510 dropped many bombs on the Armstrong works at South Shields England which destroyed the ship ¬ yards and arsenal Several buildings burned all night The damage was enormous Seventeen persons were killed and forty injured injuredThe The booty taken by the Italians in the capture of Monfalcoiio is worth several hundred millions of francs according to ti special dispatch received at Paris from Rome Included in the booty are two Miperdreadnaughts and one cruiser under construc ¬ tion eleven merchant steamers twentyfour sailing ships thirty auto lioats five aeroplanes and a large slock of torpedoes mines and ammunition and three cannon cannonYesterdays Yesterdays baseball results National League Chicago 5 St Louis 3 Philadelphia 2 New York 1 Boston Brooklyn 2 American League Chi ¬ cago 3 Cleveland 1 first game Chicago 7 Cleve ¬ land 3 second game New York 3 Philadelphia 2 lirst game Washington 5 Boston 0 Federal League Baltimore 4 Chicago 3 St Louis 2 Brook ¬ lyn 1 1The The British steamer Carisbrook of Glasgow a vessel of 2352 tons from Montreal for Leilh Scot ¬ land was sunk by gunfire from a German submarine on June 21 at a point forty miles north of Kiunairds Head Eleven members of her crew were saved Thirteen are as yet unaccounted for forThe The steamer Tunisiana has been torpedoed off Lowestnft by a German submarine Its skipper was able to beach it The Tunisiana was bound from Montreal to Hull with 5000 tons of wheat Its crew landed at Lowestoft The steamer was 3CO feet long longSentence Sentence of six years imprisonment and a fine of 10000 was imposed Monday on Gen Christian DeWet one of the leaders of the South African re ¬ bellion against the British government who was found guilty of treason on eight counts countsRobert Robert Lansing secretary of state ad interim since the resignation of William Jennings Bryan has been definitely selected by President Wilson for the permanent post and has accepted

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