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WAR NEWS OF ONE YEAR AGO
Four French army corps repulse
German force at Guise in North Ar
ras, France. "- -
German troops are reported pass
ing through Belgium, going east to
reinforce resistance to Russian ad
vance, it is believed.
Five Russian army corps reported
repulsed by Geramns south of Allen
stein. Austrians reported driving Russians
out of Galicia.
Russian report contradicts German
and Austrian announcements of suc
cess. Fall of Allenstein to Russians
being reported, on contrary and, re
pulse of Austrian advance.
Two hundred German prisoners
taken in naval battle in Bight of Hol
land reach London. Populace rejoices.
First naval fight of war.
German officers hurrying to Tur
key and declaration of war by Tur
key is expected.
GRADUALLY BEING OOZED OUT
When Andy Lawrence was publish
er of the Examiner, Harmon Camp
bell was made president of the Civil
Service Commission at a big salary,
and at the same time Campbell was
pulling down another big salary as
business manager of Hearst Exam
iner. As soon as Thompson became
mayor he canned Campbell as presi
dent of the Civil Service Commission,
and since Andy was fired as publisher
of the Examiner, Campbell has been
sidetracked as business manager and
given a clerical job in the Western
Merchandise & Supply Co., which
does the buying for the Hearst pa
pers. One storv has it that before Andy
was canned as president he gave
Campbell a three-year contract as
business manager of the Examiner,
which may account for the process of
gradually oozing him out
COUNTY JAIL GETS AN AWFUL
RAP FROM GRAND JURY
For the first time on record a Cook
county grand jury has recommended
that the prisoners confined in the
county jail be supplied with work to
keep them from becoming graduates
of a "criminal college."
The July grand jury, in its report
on conditions in that institution, says
that "it is unfit for human habitation
and that if it were inspected by the
sanitary authorities of the city it
would be condemned, and that only
the fact that it was a public institu
tion prevented it from being con
demned long ago."
The jury also "finds that the pres
ent abominable conditions would be
greatly relieved by the assignment of
more judges to the circuit court,"
and recommends that if there are not
enough judges to handle the business
properly that the criminal branch be
given the preference until more
judgeships could be created.
Ethel That handsome Mr. Hobb3
was under police supervision in his
Cora Nonsense! You must be jok
Ethel No, his father was a cop.
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Why is it the woman dressed to k?Hl
Is never pinched for manslaughter?,