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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 06, 1915, NOON EDITION, Image 4

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"fcUSSIAN FLEET TO ATTACK THE
BOSPHORUS FORTS
London. That three new Russian
dreadnoughts, rushed to completion
at the Black sea shipyards, have
joined the Russian fleet-in. its de
scent upon Constantinople was the
report in admiralty circles today. The
admiralty refused confirmation and
declined to comment on Bucharest
dispatches that the Czar naval forces
in the east are steaming southward
to attack the Ottoman capital
through the Bosphorus.
Before tomorrow night, according
to Bucharest dispatches, the Russian
Black sea fleet will be pounding at
the Bosphorus forts, less than eight
een miles from Constantinople.
In armament this Russian fleet is
vastly sueprior to the Turkish naval
forces, reported to have been with
drawn into the Bosphorus for a final
defense of the Turkish capital
Admiralty without information of
progress of the Angle-French fleet
bombarding Dardanelles forts. Ath
ens reported last dispatches from
scene of fighting showed allied war
sliips pounding away at forts Chanak
on the Asiatic shore and Kilid Bahr,
Birectly opposite, on the European
side. French squadron was continu
ing its efforts to reduce the Bulair
forts on Gallipoli peninsula from the
gulf of Saros.
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POLICE TO GRILL BURKE AGAIN
' 'A severe grilling is in store for
Clarence Burke, who is described by
Chief of Police Michels as the "most
likely suspect" captured since the
murder of Emma Peterson in Aurora.
He is their last hope.
One by one other clues have been
run down and disproved. Burke is
the only man who cannot give an
account of himself on the night of
the murder. He is an ex-convict and
is addicted to heroin. The police base
their suspicions of him on a state
ment of his daughter that he came
home the morning after the murder
with blood on his hands.
JANE ADDAMS AIDS IN MEET OF
NEUTRAL LANDS WOMEN
New York, March 6. Responding
to a call of Queen Wilhelmina of Hol
land, Miss Jane Addams is here se
lecting American delegates to attend
an international convention of wom
en of neutral countries to meet at
The Hague in April.
The invitation to American women
came in a cablegram from Amster
dam to Miss Addams as president of
the Woman's Peace Party and Miss
Adams will visit Washington and oth
er cities of the East
Speaking yesterday at the Cort
theater about the countries at war
and the "women's war tax" Miss
Addams declared that the status of
women in the countries at war had
been reduced to the tribal concep
tion of womanhood to bear fighters
for the next generation.
"The report comes from Ger
many," she said, "that a corps of
nurses and midwives has been organ
ized to go into districts first occu
pied by the soldiers and bring back to
the land of their fathers all the chil
dren who owe their births to the ad
vance of the army."
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HOLD CANADA BANK SUSPECT
Geo. Webster, 1227 N. Clark; John
Bingham, 418 N. Dearborn, and a
woman whose name the police will
not divulge, accused of some con
nection in the robbery of the bank
of Montreal, Westminster, B. C, in
1911, were taken into custody yester
day following an attempt to change
Canadian money at Jos. Fekete's
bank, 1967 W. Grand. Little of the
stolen $317,000 has been recovered.
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IN DEMAND
"See that man?" said one of the
two people who were talking about
success in life.
"Yes."
"He has left behind lots ofjieople
who struggled to overtake him."
"Who is he?" -
"Conductor of an omnibus." ,

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