General News Notes Of The Day., Daily Racing Form, 1917-06-01


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GENERAL NEWS NOTES OF THE DAY. A dispatch from Rome says that Italian troops in Albania have occupied the villages of Cerevoda. Velisest. Osoja and Cafa, the war office announced today. The towns occupied by the Italians are in the central part of southern Albania. This extension of the Macedonian front westward to Alona on the Adriatic has been long held by Italian forces. Their advance is reclaiming more of Albania from Austrian influence. A gigantic propaganda plot, with national headquarters in Columbus, Ohio, organized to induce young men of military age all over the Inited States to refrain from registering for conscription next Tuesday, has l een uncovered by state and government secret service agents, according to announcement made this afternoon by Governor James M. Cox. British casualties published during May totalled today 114.11s officers and men killed, wounded and missing. The details showed: Killed. Wounded. Missing. 08 iters 1..-..-.2 3.7«2 828 Men 25.S38 7.r.,718 6.420 Totals 27,390 79,480 7.24S From Paris comes word that the Germans attacked the French lilies in the Champagne with extreme violence at several points Wednesday l.ight. The attacking forces were checked at some places by the French fire and at others at the point of the bayonet, the lermans retiring each time after heavy losses, the war office announced today. A cable from Rome says that the Papal noucio at Vienna reported to the Vatican that it is expected that Emperor Charles of Austria Hungary will make important declarations amounting practically to a peace proposal, in a speech today t the Austrian Reichsrath. The War Department has issued an emergency call for DM1,000 Volunteers ;,t once.

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