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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 16, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 28',
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GERMAN REGIMENTS MOWED
DOWN BY FRENCH GUNS
London. Fire from French ar
tillery on Dead Man Hill cut to pieces
2 German regiments which attempted
to encircle Bethincourt "and halted
Teutonic offensive west of Meuse.
Lull reported in infantry fighting in
Bethincourt region. French have
been aggressors in series of skirm
ishes around Vaux village and Fort
Vaux, east of Meuse.
Berlin. Turkey and Bulgaria will
break off diplomatic relations with
Portugal in few days, following sim
ilar action by Austria.
Paris. British steamer Mansouda
sunk. Crew landed.
London. Office of Royal Holland
Lloyd informed steamer Tubantia
Paris. French troops stormed the
German trenches east of Apremont
forest, south of Verdun last night,
capturing number of prisoners.
Paris. German claims that Silesi
an regiments have extended their line
to Dead Man Hill, northwest of Ver
dun denied in official statement.
CHARGES OF RAILROADS DENIED
"Railroad employes in transporta
tion service are often paid for work
they do not perform," charged the
Ass'n of Western Rys., fighting the
demand of four railroad transporta
tion unions for better hours and pay.
"In making this statement the op
erators evidently forgot that they de
mand continuous time of the em
ployes and will not let them engage
in any other gainful occupation while
working on their pay rolls, even if
they only work a few days a month,"
declared a brotherhood leader in re
ply. "The position of the operators that
employes are not engaged in service
when their trains are standing not in
motion or are standing on sidetracks
Is foolish." -
LOS ANGELES WOMAN WINS
SUCCESS AS ARCHITECT
M. L. Schmidt
Los Angeles. M. L. Schmidt,
founder and manager of one of the
most complete architectural exhibits
in the country.
Sounds very much like a man,
Well, it isn't a man. It's a woman,
or rather a girL M. L. stands for
Mary Louise, and even if she is
young and pretty, she's made a suc
cess of her business.
SECTION HANDS STRIKE
Twenty-five Chicago & Alton rail
road section hands went on strike at
Summit, in the Argo district, today.
They have been getting only $1.45 a
day and want more.
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Washington. Not earthquakes but'
excessive rainfall chiefly cause Pan
ama canal slides , committee from
National Academy of Science report
ed to Pres. Wilson. Draining and cov
ering slopes with vegetation recom