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ROTTEN POLITICS ROBS FIVE THOUSAND FIRST,
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Entered as Second-Class Matter April 21, 1914, at the Postoffice at
Chicago, El., Under the Act of March 3. 1879.
THE DAY BOOK
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VOL. 3, NO. 302
Chicago, Wednesday, Sept 9, 1914
GERMANS CAPTURE GREAT FRENCH
FORTRESS -40,000 PRISONERS
Kaiser's Biggest Victory Since War Started Two Ger
man Merchantmen Sunk Adrianople Facing
Famine Troops in Revolt.
Berlin, Sept. 9. War office announces the capture
of the great French fortress of Maubeuge with four gen
erals, 40,000 prisoners and 400 guns, the single greatest
German success since the opening of the war.
Austria. It is admitted the Russian advance con
tinues, although it is declared the Austrian retreat to
ward the fortified positions along the San river is well
conducted, with the troops inflicting heavy losses on the
Paris. According to the Fournier News Agency
the cruisers Conde and Dencartes, co-operating with a