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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 17, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 4

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TELEGRAPH BRIEFS 1
Washington Investigation of the
pinking of liner Tubantia, with Amer
icans aboard, and reported attack on
line Patria ordered by state depart
ment Washington. Transport Hancock
under orders to sail from Philadel
phia with about 500 marines for Pen
Bacola, Fla. Movement said to have
no connection with Mexican situa
tion. Greene, la. "Singing' by sign
language, "Nearer My God to Thee,"
Mrs. Nellie Birney-Ellis here won
love of Prank B. Robbins, Boston, to
whom she was married at Los An
geles. Deaf 'mutes.
Utica, N. Y. Mrs. Geo. Gallinger,
New Rochelle, tuberculosis victim,
died on passenger train near Sara
nac lake.
Washington. Pres. Wilson wore a
sprig of real shamrock, sent across
the water by John Redmond, in lapel
of his coat.
Cumberland, Md. Ellsworth E.
Fout and six of his children burned
to death. Son-in-law, Wm. Shearer,
and brother, David Fout, seriously
burned in fire that destroyed Fout
home at Claysville, Va.
- Washington. Brazilian Ambassa
dor Domicio da Gama reported at
point of death. Acute intestinal
trouble.
Monterey, Cal. For second time
in week fire threatened the Presidio.
Flames, starting in some brush near
stables from unknown cause, quick
ly quenched by soldiers remaining
at post.
Berlin. Chancellor Von Beth-mann-Hollweg,
whose regard for
neutral rights caused resignation of
Grand Admiral Von Tirpitz, received
vote of confidence from Bavarian
ministry.
Washington. Free sugar clause of
Underwood tariff law repealed by a
vote of 346 to 14 in house
Mount Vernon, O. Fully developed
4-inch lizard taken from stomach of
Madison BedelL From pains he's
had Bedell believes it was resident
three years.
Staatsburg, N. Y. When Timothy
Herrick, 80, returned home from
Syracuse with 30-year-old bride vil
lage band turned out to greet him.
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VERDUN ATTACKS FAIL TO
PIERCE FRENCH LINE
Paris. Transferring their activi
ties to east bank of Meuse, Germans
last night launched series of very vio
lent attacks against Fort Vaux and
village of Vaux. Repelled.
Berlin. Repulse of 2 French at
tacks against Dead Man Hill claimed
in official statement
Copenhagen. Unidentified steam
er struck mine and sank yesterday,
south of Oeland. Fate of crew not
known.
London. Special dispatch from
Rome asserted that military revolt
is imminent in Bulgaria. Populace
growing restless.
Berlin. German government will
make prompt disavowal of act of its
U-boat commander and pay full
compensation should it be shown
Dutch liner Tubantia was torpedoed
and did not strike mine.x
Constantinople. British troops
which attempted to .relieve Kut-El-Amara
defeated by Turks in battle
week ago and forced to begin gen
eral Tetreat.
NO INTERVENTION, SENATE
ASSURES MEXICO
Washington, March 17. Senate
this afternoon adopted resolution as
suring Mexican people punitive expe
dition to capture Villa will not grow
into intervention and will not en
croach in slightest degree upon the
sovereignty of defacto government.
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BOMBS FOUND UNDER ROYAL
PALACE OF BULGARIA
London. Number of bombs have
been discovered under Bulgarian
royal palace at Sofia. Several ar
rests reported to have been mada,
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