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Washington. Navy department
may ask further appropriations from
congress for construction of battle
ships 43 and 44, according to figures
submitted by manufacturers on 31,
000 tons of structural steel.
Rhinelander, Wis. Three Kentucky
bandits who shot two deputy sheriffs
Wednesday escaped from marsh in
which they were hiding after running
fight with deputy sheriffs.
London. Dec. 9 set as date for dis
cussion of peace terms in German
reichstag in accordance with Social
Pittsburgh. Samuel Keener in jail
for thirty days for threatening to kill
President Wilson if he did not main
tain strict neutrality and to blow up
Westinghouse plant at East Pitts
burch, according to Keener's board
Forest City, Ark. 100 masked men
took William Patrick, negro, irom the
local jail and lynched him. Was held
for murder of Bert Nicholas, a mer
chant. Key West, Fla. Coast guard cut
ter Miami and steamer Buenor Aires
speeding to relief of Spanish freighter
Reina Marie Cristiana, aground on
South Norwalk, Conn. Sidney
Bell, near-sighted autoist, drove his
car through house and broke up
Ralph Comstock's dinner party.
Washington. After official inves
tigation of garbage cans in many
cities, agriculture department find
Washington housewives are most
wasteful in country.
Springfield, Mass. Enterprising
burglar last night entered Chestnut
street fire station, robbed 15 sleeping
firemen, slid down the "greased pole"
New York. From $8-a-week mes
senger to member of Stock Ex
change was rise of Wm. F. Stafford
in ten years. Paid $72,000 for ex
change seat today.
Qleyejand, Jhough Chin Wash,
Chinese, and Mary Vasakabine, Hun
garian, could talk to each other only
through interpreters, they made love
and got married, Justice Zoul offic
iating. o o
MONITORS SHELL GERMANS
ITALY PRESSES GREECE
Berlin, via Wireless to Sayville, L. I.
Two hostile monitors shelled Ger
man position at Westende on Belgian
coast without effect French outposts
near Limbartzyde were surprised and
several prisoners taken. West of
Rouen a French bi-plane was brought
Berlin, via Wireless to Sayville.
Victorious engagements against iso
lated Serbian detachments southwest
of Mitrovitza occurred yesterday. .
Paris. Pressure by Italian minister
at Athens has been added to that of
British, French and Russian repre
sentatives to secure from Greece defi
nite pledge of non-interference with
allies Balkan campaign.
London. Fresh dispatches from '
Salonika repeated report Russian
troops have crossed into Roumania,
but there was no confirmation from
Vienna. Italian assaults on Go
ritz are in progress more violently
than ever today.
Italians apparently were reorgan
izing their forces during lull Thurs
day and resumed assault. With mist
so thick that opposing troops could
see each other only at short range,
Austrians are declare dto have beat
en back all attacks on bridgehead. '
Repulse is reported also of three
assaults on Austrian line in Oslavia
district and of offensives at Tolmino
Salonika. Austro-German troops
entered Monastir Thursday after-'
noon, according to dispatches from
Greek town of Fiorina, near Serbian
London. Destruction of British
steamship Langton Hall by sumba-1
rine announced by admiralty. Paj$
of crew !and.e4t