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Petrograd. Turkish and Persian
troops under German officers are
evacuating Persian city of Ispahan
before Russian advance.
Paris. Trans-Atlantic steamer
Louisiana has been torpedoed. Crew
Paris. 2 German war planes in
cluding Fokker were destroyed and
13 others dropped behind German
lines as if damaged in series of air
battles around Verdun and in Cham
London. French steel sailing ves
sel Ville du Havre has been sunk with
loss of 2 lives. 26 of crew saved.
London. British destroyer Co
quette and torpedo boat No. 11 sunk;
Copenhagen. Swedish steamer
Martha struck mine in Falsterbo
sound and sank within Swedish terri
torial waters. Crew saved.
Paris. Situation on both banks of
Meuse as result of last night's fight
ing around Verdun unchanged.
London. Co-operation of Portu
guese troops in campaign for con
quest of German East Africa, last of
Germany's colonial possessions to re
sist capture, will be first result of
Germany's declaration of war on
London. Reported repeated street
fights had occurred before Ameri
can embassy in Constantinople be
tween American and German sailors.
Altoona, Pa. Traffic on middle
division of Pennsylvania railroad tied
up since last night when Manhattan
Limited dashed into wrecked freight
near Port Royal.
- Washington. Senator Cummins'
presidential campaign was actively
; Hamilton, O. New surgical record
was established when twins were
born to Mrs. Harry Laird as result of
John M. Glenn of the Manufactur
ers' ass'n proposes Judge Gary of the
steel trust for president.
What's the use of piking, Johnny?
Why not spring Rockefeller or
Morgan? Gary's only a hired man.
Not a single loop newspaper is
fighting the Automatic phone deal.
Not one of them saying a word to
protect the phQne users of Chicago.
But all of them get telephone advertising.
It sure does pay to advertise.
And the loop is 'about the busiest
little cascaret n town.
It works while the people sleep.
Moral inspection in Chicago
wouldn't be so bad if it included in
spection of the morals of Big Biz.
What's the new bi-partisan deal in
Is the Sullivan Tammany going to
dump the Deneen-West outfit and
sign up with Thompson-Lundin?
Or is the new combine in council
due to a deal with the Wets?
Looks as if there was something
doing at the City Hall, anyhow.
Oh, you people of Chicago better
put on your neck protectors.
That's where you are about to get
RAILROAD VOTE TO BE GIVEN
Executive committee of railroad
brotherhoods stayed locked in its
room at Great Northern hotel today,
going ahead with the canvass of the
vote of the membership on the 8-hour
day movement. It is known they will
leave town in a day or two. An
nouncement of results on the vote is
expected to morrow, i After an all
day session yesterday a statement
was issued signed by the four presi
dents of the big brotherhoods saying
explicitly that the present vote is
only on the 8-hour question and i3
not a strike vote.