General News Notes Of The Day., Daily Racing Form, 1917-06-06


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GENERAL NEWS NOTES OF THE DAY. The American armed merchant liner Mongolia, carrying the .Northwestern Cniversity kaupital unit af Chicago, put into a British port yesterday, bringing as dramatic a tale of a brush with submarines as has been told ill Germanys submarine warfare, and with her crew confidently expressing the belief they had sunk one of the enemy submersibles. The Mongolia ran into a "nest" of submarines an.l had her first glimpse of periscopes when 225 miles from her port of destination. This was on Friday. June 1. One killed and five injured, with property damage by fire amounting to thousands of dollars, is the result of rioting which broke out among 1.200 convict- at the Illinois state penitent in ry at Juttet yuu-tt rday. A battalion of federalized .National Guard, in camp at Delwood Park, Juliet, under command of Major J. V. Cliiinin, has lwon in control of the penitentiary since 11 a. in. yesterday. A London dispatch late yesterday afternoon tills of an airplane raid over England. The dispatch roads: Official announcement is made that an airplane raid is now in progress over the Thames estuary, which is about twenty five miles east of London. One German airplane is reported to have been brought down. Bombs wire dropped over Essex and Kent. The London Daily Express prints the following from Geneva: "Most of the Swiss towns are amy full of Turkish diplomats and deputies, all of whom ire sei Icing to get in touch with the Allies, with the object of negotiating a separate peace. More Turkish envoys are on the way here, including representatives of the Young Turk Party." A cable from Paris brings the information that by a vote of 453 to 55 the chamber of deputies, in secret session, has adopted a resolution declaring that peace conditions must include the HheratJsa of territories occupied by Germany, the return of Alsace-Loraine to France and just reparation for damage done in the invaded regions. A dispatch from London says the German naval base at Ostend on the Belgian coast has been bombarded by British warships. The British squadron was undamaged. The German destroyer S-40 was sunk during the bombardment.

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