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GERMANS TRY TO DUPLICATE
London. Without moment's lull.in
fierce fighting northwest of Verdun,
crown prince has followed up his ad
vance at Bethincourt with heavy
drives against French wings, 5 miles
Struggle is now becoming more fu
rious than any waged on west bank
of Meuse since German offensive
against Verdun began. Losses on
both sides in past 36 hours have been
appalling. Germans are attempting
to duplicate their victory at Bethin
court on larger scale.
London. 4 more British steamers
have been sunk within last 24 hours,
Silksworth Hall, Glen Almond, Zafra
and Youne. Crews saved.
Steamer Eastern City also sunk.
Petrograd. Turkish official state
ments, reporting sinking of 2 Rus
sian transports ha Black sea, lies,
ministry of marine announced.
German submarines, flying Tur
kish flag, have inflicted only negli
gible losses on ships engaged in
transport or supply service. Russian
destroyer Strogi rammed enemy sub
marine near spot where hospital ship
Portugal was sunk by torpedo.
London. German losses to date
total ,2,730,917, Dondon newspapers
figure by adding German official cas
ualty lists. Of these 681,437 have
Paris. German troops penetrated
French positions to depth of more
than 500 yards in advanced positions
on Hill 295, in violent assault against
Dead Man's Hill last night
Berlin. Silesian troops cut off and
captured 714 French prisoners and 15
large guns in French retreat from
CONCERNING THE SUSSEX
Washington, April 10. Ambassa
dor Gerard cabled state dep't today
that he expected to receive note from
vGerman gov't today replying to cruery
as to whether German submarine at
tacked the Sussex.
Washington, April 10. German
Ambassador Von Bernstorff request
ed and was granted conference with
Cec'y Lansing for today, presumably
to discuss Sussex case.
TELEGRAPH BRIEFS $
Lawton, Okla. Mob of unmasked
white men took Carl Dudley, negro,
from his cell in local county jaiL
Lynched him. Accused of killing Pa
trolman James Hayes.
Bellefontaine, Pa. Mike Liuia,
convicted of murder of fellow coun
tryman 18 months ago, electrocuted
Grand Rapids, Mich. Fire did
$50,000 damage to Woolworth 5 and
10-cent store, United Cigar Store and .
Dick Brink Clothing Co.
Springfield, III. Despite fact that
Springfield is supposed to be "drier"
than desert on Sunday, William Caf
ferty died in city prison early today
result of what coroner said was Sun
Portland, Ore. "Take these three
girls and show them to every drug
gist in city so that no more alcohol
is sold them," said Judge Langguth,
passing sentence on alcohol drinkers.
.San Francisco. "Hello, Ross," and
"Howdy, Bopp;" was greeting be
tween British Consul Carnegie Ross
and German Consul Franz Bopp
when they met enroute in street car.
Then they talked about their chik
San Francisco. Guiseppi Farina
sued to oust body from grave at San
Bateo so he might occupy tomb him- ft)
self. He gained his point on showing
that dead man obtained burial place
by false pretenses.
New York. "Junior," prize-winning
Boston terrier, lost three dia
monds out of his fancy collar and
part of his tail when he was attacked
and whipped by nondescript mongreL
Mystic, Conn. "Peeping Tom"
who used an improved penscopd