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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 29, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 8

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BRITISH RUSH THROUGH THE
GERMAN LINES HALTED
London. First rush through Ger
man lines is over. Both in the Cham
pagne and Artois regions allies have
settled down to steady hammering at
tacks, counted on to exhaust and
wear down Germans "imtil way is
made ready for aribther dash and an
other attempt to bite deep into Ger
man front.
Berlin today repeated that allied of
fensive movement had been brought
to halt. Last official report from Paris
said French were gaining ground
"foot by foot," indicating stubborn
ness of defense was being maintained
by Teutons. British official State
ment, believed to cover operations
later than those .recorded in the Ber
lin communique, report important
progress around Loos, where it was
stated British are now attacking the
German third line.
Paris. Between 200 and 300 ma
rines perished when explosion sank
Italian battleship Benedetto Brin off
Brindisi. Declared Rear Admiral
Ruben De Cervin and several officers
were among dead- Cause of explo
sion not ascertained, though believed
accidental.
Amsterdam. Allied aviator flew
over Liege yesterday, dropping
French flags and proclamations tell
ing Belgian population to keep cour
age as hour of their deliverance was
soon to come.
London. Petrograd correspondent
of Times reported today that Forty
first German army corps was over
whelmed by floods in Pinsk marshes
and nearly whole corps perished.
Rome.Success of allies offensive
movement has removed possibility
that Bulgaria will enter war at once
on side of Austro-Gefmans.
Berlin. Important successes on
both battle fronts in face of greatest
attack allies have yet developedhas
aroused greatest enthusiasm here.
Dispatches today from western
front report all Anglo-French attacks
since Sunday have been repulsed. In
east Von Hindenburg is threatening"
Dvinsk and Russians are being
thrown back across Volhyniah for
tress ergion.
Paris. Important gains have been
made by French both in Artois and
Champagne regions in furious at
tacks that continued all day yester
day and throughout last night
Athens. Two members of Bulga
rians cabinet have resigned because
Czar Ferdinand refused to approve
immediate attack on Serbia.
Berlin. Mohammedan engineer on
board English transport purposely
sank vessel and died with British
troops.
Washington. Germany may be
asked to use her good officies to stop
massacres in Armenia. It was learned
the president was considering making
a request to Germany on humanita
rian grounds to halt the Armenian
outrages.,
TELEGRAPH BRIEFS
Philadelphia. More than 1,500
students of U. of Pensylvania, includ
ing representatives of every under
graduate and professional depart
ment, signed petition calling upon
Provost Smith and board of trustees
to reinstate Prof. Scott Nearing, who
was dropped from faculty last June.
Provincetown, Mass. Uncle Sam's
newest and largest submarine, larger
even than famous V boats of German
navy, had her preliminary trial trip
in Cape Cod harbor.
Sucerin, N. Y. 25 residences and
business block containing about 20
small stores destroyed by fire.
Ardmore, Okla. Investigation will
be started at once to determine re
sponsibility for explosion of gasoline
tank car in Santa Fe railroad yards
Monday afternoon which resulted' in
47 deaths.
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2,000 MINERS STRIKE
Cardiff 2,000 miners in Aberdare
district and 400 at Dunvantwent On
strike today protesting against em
ployment of nonunion men,
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