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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 31, 1915, NOON EDITION, Image 2

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blacker following the action of paint
ers' district council yesterday in or
dering a strike of 6,000 painters
Thursday unless the agreement prof
fered them by the council is signed
by employers. This agreement is sim
ilar to the one under which the paint
ers have for three years been work
ing No wage raise is asked, but the
privilege of sympathetic strike and
the right to exclude non-union made
material is demanded, just as the
agreement expiring today permits.
This action of the painters prob
ably means that they will take sides
with the lathers, machinists, sheet
metal workers and hoisting engineers
in an open battle with the Building
Trades Council.
There is to be an indefinite period
of peace in the milk trade. The driv
ers will take no immediate action, but
will give the employers every oppor
tunity to think it over and accede to
their demand for one day's rest in
seven.
80,000 RUSSIANS HOLD STRONG
STAND IN HUNGARY HILLS
Petrograd. 80,000 Russians have
poured through Dukla Pass .and oc
cupy strong positions in northern
foothills of Hungary. Their outposts
are in clash with rear guard of Aus-tro-Germans
on Hungarian plain
northeast of Svidnik to north of
Bartfa.
Fighting has been resumed on a
large scale in Lupkow and Uszok pass
regions, where Slave have taken
more than 6,000 prisoners. 100,000
troops from arm ythat besiesjeo
mysl are now smashing at enemy's
positions along heights. At least 3
German army corps are being hur
ried into Hungary to plug gaps in the
Austrian line.
Warsaw dispatches report appar
ent weakening of German forces in
Poland, indicating that part of Ger
man reinforcements in Carpathians
were sent from Von Hindenburg's
western army. Taking advantage oi
this thinning out of German Nlines,
Russians in Poland are delivering a
series of lightning attacks against
enemy's trenches.
War office now admits that Gen.
Ivanoff's eastern army that attempt
ed to invade Bukowina has been
forced to retire for 20 miles. Aus
trians have pressed Slavs back from
Czernowitz and across border of Rus
sian Bessarabia.
Petrograd. Attempt by a large
Turkish force to move northward
against Russian Caucasus seaport of
Hatum checked. Russian troops re
occupied Artvin and are pursuing the
Turks, who retreated southward
across Chorok River. Turks applied
torch to Artvin in retreat Only part
of city was burned.
London. Liner Fleminian torpe-.
doed off Scilly Islands.
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STRONGER REPORTS OF RANK
RUSSIAN OUTRAGES
Berlin, via Wireless to Sayville, L. I.,
March 31. More details of alleged
Russian outrages during Slav qccu-
! pation of German city of Memel were
' printed here today.
One dispatch, credited to Sven
Hedin, noted Swedish geographer
and author, said that a young girl
ravaged by Russian soldiers died as
a result and that her mother com
mitted suicide. Hedin was quoted as
I saying that he saw bodies of Ger-
' man civilians killed by the Russians
and talked to a number of wounded,
civilians, who denied that, civilians
fired upon the Slavs
The correspondent of the Vossische
Zeitung wrote to his paper that Rus
sian officers endeavor to check the
raiders, but failed. More than 100
cases of murder and attack on wom
en have been reported to the author
ities, the correspondent wrote.
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"WHO IS SHE"
Newark, N. J. Lester Duryea, 28,
neezed so hard that he dislocated his
shoulder "and had to be taken to a
hospital

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