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asking for higher .passenger rates
from May 17 till July 6.
Lily Bathell told visitor she was
Belle Gunness. He told police, who
arrested her. Discharged in morals
H. B. Miller, city prosecuting att'y,
in tal kto his 4 ((assistants last night,
told them they must be impartial in
Council transportation committee
ordered consolidation of bills for
traction merger offered by city and
Dr. J. B. Murphy to organize hos
pital corps for service in British
army. 32 surgeans and 74 nurses to
be chosen. s-
Judge Landis decided that firms
who extract booze which has soaked
into whisky barrels must pay revenue
tax. Profits gone. Firms bust up.
Liberty bell to be in Chicago July 5.
PLAYWRIGHT TAKES RAP AT
.miiTO sT".r'.'r r
Justus Miles Forraan, who has
written a war-play "The Hyphen"
in which he rebukes American Citi
zens of "hyphenated" nationality.
-GERMANS ADVANCE IN BELGIUM
LOSSES BIG ON BOTH SIDES
London. Germans are slowly ad
vancing in Belgium. Late advices
from front say that British have
ceded certain of their outer line of
trenches "to straighten out their
line" and it is declared that new posi
tions are so strong that German for
ward movement is certain to be
stayed. Losses on both sides are
enormous though German losses far
outnumber those of allies who are on
defensive and fighting under the pro
tection of their trenches.
Germans continue use of poisonous
gases, taking advantage of strong
winds that are blowing directly from
their trenches across the line held by
the British. They are bringing up
enormous forces in the effort to re
take hill 60 south of Ypres, but so
far have succeeded only in maintain
ing a foothold on the easterly ap
proaches to it.
While Germans continue their
main attacks on British positions in
an effort to take Ypres the French
and Belgian forces are violently at
tacking their right wing and have
made gains between Pypegaal and
Het Saste. If these can be continued
they will aid materially in lifting the
pressure on British position.
Constantinople. Official denial
made of claims of British that they
are helding main positions on Galli
Turks claim to control the entire
peninsula the British holding only
two coast points at Aribura, and
Sedd-El-Bahr under the protection
of shell fire of ships and unable to
Rome. King has ordered a sus
pension of all furloughs in army.
Copenhagen. Swedish steamer
Vanadis, from Blyth, coal laden, has
been torpedoed and sunk in Baltic by
German auxiliary cruiser Silvana.'
Grand jury investigation in alleged
election frauds in mayoralty cam
paign to start today.
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