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"0 Jews, who taught the world re
ligion, where is your religion now?
"Frances Crane Lillie."
JOURNAL RETRACTS STORIES
ABOUT LABOR LEADERS
Coupled with the Chicago Jour
nal'd misstatement last Saturday
that "F. F. Ballard" of the palntefB'
union had escaped indictment by the
grand jury by turning state's evi
dence was the additional misstate
ment that Emil Arnold had escaped
indictment by the same action.
No "F. F. Ballard" appeared be
fore the grand jury, but Alf. Ballerd,
thinking the story aimed at him, sued
the Journal for libel.
Arnold also denied he had ap
peared before the grand jury, and
was corroborated by Ass't State'B
Att'y Nicholas Michels, in charge of
the presentation of evidence in the
The Journal printed a retraction in
COMMUNIPAWS FATE STILL UN
KNOWN REPORTS CONFLICT
Rome, Dec. 9. Conflicting reports
reached the American embassy today
regarding the American tank Steam
er Communipaw, at first said to have
been sunk by a submarine.
Commanders of an Italian tornedo
boat and of a Greek steamer which '
answered the Comrrtunipaw's distress
signals reported to the embassy that
the steamer "probably" . had been
captured. They said they found
neither survivors, wreckage or traces
of oil. The embassy had no confirm
ation of this report nor of another
story that the Communipaw was
shelled, but escaped.
A New York Inventor has obtained
a patent on a device designed to dis
courage henB with ambition to sit
It consists t)f several hollow nest
eggs joined in a series by connect
ing tiibes, so arranged that cold wa
ter can be kept circulating through
ARTILLERY DUELS CONTINUOUS
ON FRENCH-GERMAN FRONT
Paris. French artillery broke up
repeated heavy attacks of Germans
east of Sousln. Whole eastern Cham
pagne region rocked by heavy artil
lery fire. South of St Souplet
French shells exploded German mu
Sofia. Bulgarian troops occupied
railway station of Demirkapu, evac
uated by French. Village of Grovica
also occupied by Bulgarians.
London. British steamers Veria
and Goulandrin stink by submarines.
Constantinople. In constant clash
with retreating British, Turkish ad
vance columns have reached Sheikh
Saad, few miles from British base at
London. Greece is taking active
steps to resist if allies attempt to
compel compliance with demands by
force, home corerspondent of Daily
Mail cabled. Greeks, with the aid of
Teutonic agents, preparing to fight
Berlin. Bulgarian troops occu
pied Struga. Ochrida, Debia and Dya
kova, in extreme Southwestern Ser
bia, clearing practically entire regidn
of Serbian forces.
Constantinople. Turkish troops
are now marching toward Aden, fol
lowing successes ih vicinity of Ma
hadi. London. French evacuated De
mirkapu, on Salonika railway, only
20 miles from Greek frontier.
Athens. Anglo-French forces
have begun to retire from Southern
Serbia toward Greek frontier. Be
lieved withdrawal is part of general
plan determined upon Immediately
after Serbian retreat
Zurich. Russo-Roumanian fron
tier station at tJngeni and harbor at
Reni eloped. Thousands of Russian
troops arriving at both frontier
towns. Russians displaying greatest
activity in Bessarabia.
Dragoljub Jelititich, age 12, is a,
Bdldier in the Serbian army.