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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 23, 1914, LAST EDITION, Image 4

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here today asserts. The 'Russians
made night attacks east of Keepri
kej, but were repulsed, the statement
adds.
London. A revolutionary move
ment directed against the German
element in the Turkish government
is seriously threatened in Constanti
nople. The government, according to re
ports reaching here today, has hastily
recalled Turkish troops from the Bul
garian frontier for duty in Constan
tinople in the fear of an outbreak.
The revolutionary movement is said
to be directed by Talaat Bey, who
has consistently opposed the policy
which resulted in Turkey entering the
war. Enver Pasha, the Turkish war
minister, is now absent from Con
stantinople and is declared to have
taken'command of the Turkish troops
on the Caucasian front.
The departure of the war minister,
who has been the directing force be
hind Turkey's movements, was im
mediately followed by the revolution
ary threats, according to the reports
here.
THE MEXICAN SITUATION
Washington, Dec. 23. Fighting
which has been in progress south of
Torreon since Monday is developing
into a general ..battle Detween the
Carranzjstas and the convention
forces, according to advices reaching
here today. The outcome of this bat
tle will have a decisive effect on the
future of Mexico.
Although the proposed confer
ences between Gen. Scott, chief of
staff, and Gens. Maytorena and Hill
at Naco, Sonora, have been held up
owing to floods, the situation along
the border was today reported much
improved. Maytorena has promised
o resDect.a neutral zone that will
,ake in the t territory along the in
ternational boundary occupied by the
twin Wacos, and adherence to this
promise will prevent 'any further
hooting of persons on American soiL
, nil Insists that he will not leave Na
co Sonora, but. Gen. Scott, it is be
lieved here, will persuade him to
do so.
ODDWARNEWS
Berlin. While distributing gifts at
Camenz the crown princess was ap
proached by a soldier of the Land
sturm battalion who, unaware of her
identity, said : "You're a mighty nice
girL When I get back from the war
I'm going to marry you."
London. Two Kaisers are now
with the British forces, Percy Kaiser
of Hull in the navy and his brother
Frederick with Kitchener's new army.
They are of English birth and par
entage. London. Helpless infants are be
ing named after generals, battles and
places. Among the latest are John
French Williams, Mary Aisne Jones,
James Jellicoe -Manning, Lille Mary
Woodlake.
YOU CAN STILL GET A DRINK
Washington, Dec. 23. Though fa
vored by the yotes of a majority of
the members of the house who were
present, the Hbbson resolution pro
posing a constitutional amendment
prohibiting the sale of intoxicating
liquor In the United States failed to
receive the two-thirds .proportion
which Is necessary for congressional
approval of change in constitution.
In Illinois the two representatives
at large Williams and Stringer
voted jwet The rest of the Illinois
delegation lined up as follows:
For prohibition Thomson, P.;
Copley;,P.; Hinebaugh, P.; McKenzie,
R.; Tavenner, Bvj Hoxworth, D.;
OUair, D.; Borchers, D.; Ralney, D.;
Fosterj D.; Fowler D.
Against prohibition Madden, R.;
Mann; R.; McDennott, D.; Sabath,
D.; -McAndrews, D.; Buchanan, D.; .
Gallagher, D.jBritton, R.; Stone, D.;
Fitz Henry, D.; Graham, D.Hill, D.
Gorman and Baltz (Democrats)
were the Illinois members who were
absent.
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