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Shame on you, James', Quit kid
din the kids. Pick on a feller of your
GERMAN TRENCHES DESTROYED
BATTLE FORJIJGA ON
Paris, Sept 11. For thirteen days
Belgian, British and French artillery
has poured steady rain of shells from
guns of all caliber upon German
trenches from Swiss frontier to the
sea. Continual pounding has brok
en down rows of Teuton trenches
around Arras, in Argonne and Cham
pagne and prepared way for minor
successes by infantry.
Petrograd. Battle for Riga has
been renewed after several days' lull.
Germans, under Von Beseler, violent
ly attacking on entire front from
Friedrichstadt to Dvinsk and north
west of Friedrichstadt are again at
tempting to cross Dwina.
London. French cargo boat sunk
off Algerian coast by Austrian sub
mersible. British steamers Cornubia
and Alexandra and the fishing smack
Bayernie were reported sunk by Ger
' Paris. Crown prince's army has
lost more than 100,000 men in suc
cessive attempts to break through
French lines west of Verdun.
Berlin, via London. Gen. Von Hin
denburghas captured Skidel, 20 miles
east of Grodno, after three days' bat
tle, in which Russians suffered heavy
London. . Amsterdam correspon
dent of Morning Post reported Brit
ish aeroplane destroyed Zeppelin
which was maneuvering near Brus
sels. Crew killed.
Berlin. German airship shelled
Russian naval base at a Baltic port
Gen. Von Hindenburg stormed three
heights on Melwiaka river. Took
Petrograd. Russian troops forced
Austrians to beat retreat in district of
Tchortkoff. Took 5,000 prisoners.
Partial evacuation of Kiev under
way; number of institutions removed.
London. French trenches west ot
Souchez taken by Germans.
BERT PICKED OUT THE WRONG
GIRL HE'S TO BE JAILED
Bert Helland, 2519 Wabash av.,
scurried down the City Hall stairs a
flight at' a jump.
He got from the 11th to the 6th
floor when he plunked into Det
Serg't F. C. Radloff. All the running
he will do for the next three months
will be in his cell at the BridewelL
Recently Ruth Lundeen, from the (")
so-called levee district, was put in '
jail for a ?200 fine. Helland came
into morals court today to see if he
could not get Ruth released, so he
could marry her, he said.
They took him over to the big room
where Ruth was with other prisoners.
He made a mistake and picked out'
the wrong girL Matron JVIrs. Evans
overheard him telling the girl he
could "get her in a good house" and
she told Serg't Kennedy.
After telling Judge Uhlir he was a
representative of Geo. Snowden,
negro bondsman, and was seeing the
girl on Snowden's business, the judge
sent Helland out with Kennedy to
look for Snowden. Hellend broke
TAGQART IN FRAUD TRIAL '
Indianapolis, Sept. 11. Thomas
Taggart was brought into Mayor Jo
seph E. Bell's election corruption
conspiracy trial for the first time to
day when Prosecutor Alvah J. Ruck
er declared that the Democratic na
tional committeeman "solicited funds
from corporations (breweries) in vi
olation of the corrupt practice act
and did not list the contributions in.
the state or county reports."
The lOth Ward branch Socialist j N .
party will hold open-air meeting this J' '
evening on corner Throop and 12th
st Speakers, Dr. Henry Brpwnsteln,
David Etskowitz and Henry Morris,