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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 19, 1914, LAST EDITION, Image 4

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you think we should encourage the
county In the abstract business at the
present time?"
Keeler replied: 1 think the county
should not go out to getbusiness that
is not making money."
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GERMAN LOSSES REPORTED AT
ONE MILLION
Geneva, Dec 19-Swiss and Ger
man journals today-publish statistics
showing that the German losses to
date exceed 1,000,000 men. The
figures published show that the loss
In dead, wounded and prisoners is
1,200,000.
Berlin, via. Wireless to London.
The repulse of the allies' attack in
Northwestern France and continu
ance of fighting in Belgium are re
ported in an official statement today.
Paris. Further gains are reported
in the region of Arras, where the al
lied troops have advanced to St Lau
rent At one point between 'the Lys
and the Oise an advance to the sec
ond line of German trenches was
made.
London. Further instance of the
internal ordeals Austria is now un
dergoing is indicated by reports that
Gen. Potiorck, commanding the Aus
trian forces In Servia. is to- be re
lieved of his command and probably
courtmartlaled because of the disas
trous defats suffrd in that country
Paris. Moving northeast from Ar
ras in force the French and British
troops today hold ground represent
ing the most important gain they
have made since Arras was occupied
following the battle of the Aisne.
For the first timein two months
positions east of Arras are in posses
sion of the allies. Fighting'is report
ed in progress today in the outlying
districts Qf St Laurent and Blangy:
This represents an advance of 2 1-2
miles for the allied troops. Import
ant advances also are reported from
Armentieres.
Athens. Germany js today mak
ing every effort 'to preyent a rupture
between Greece and Turkey. Rela
tions between the two countries are
now strained to the utmost as a re
sult of the arrest of the naval attache
of the Greek embassy at Constanti
nople by the Turks. The naval offi
cer was sentenced to death as an al
leged spy.
The German ambassador at Con
stantinople has been ordered to-inter-vene
and prevent the threatened ex
ecution of the Greek officer.
Amsterdam. v Advices received
here today decalre that a Russian
armored train carrying ammunition
and food front Lemburg to the Car
pathians was blown up and destroyed".
The cause of the disaster is not
known.
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defeated Yale, although I bt two
rib3 broken. , "
Fair-. Rooter That was perfectly
grand. I hope it happens again thia
year. ' "-'
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