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thieves who took auto of Com'r of
Public Works Moorhouse.
Earl Eubank of Y. M. C. A. got job
deserted by Mrs. P. W. Eaton in wel
' Several bruised when aeroplane of
Louis Gerston landed on Lincoln
Park golf links in crowd.
State's Att'y Hoyne investigating
arrest of six funeral drivers for
speeding at funeral in Bellwood.
D. Dession, 552 W. 26th, cut on lip
by negro who had no hands. Assail
ant held knife by bending wrist
RUSS PUSH FORWARD DRIVE
BACK TEUTONIC ASSAULT
Petrograd. Timely discovery of
German gas warning of approaching
Teuton attacks enabled Russian
forces in region of Smorgan to beat
back foes with heavy losses before
they even reached barbed wire en
tanglements before Russian posi
tions. Battering of Teuton defenses
along the Kovel-Lemberg line show
ed no signs of abatement. Russian
forces are mixing infantry attacks
with heavy artillery bombardment in
a series of battles at various points.
German counter-attacks in heaviest
succession are being launched
against Muscovite column, so far
London. British forces last night
continued consolidation of ground
gained so far during thrust at Ger
man lines. Artillery firing froin both
sides almost constant
Paris. Material progress south of
Fleury reported. Pressing advan
tage, French troops advanced to a
point beyond yesterday's station and
took 700 German prisoners.
In air reconnoisance on Somme
front Sergeant Chainut of French
flying squad bagged two German
aeroplanes, making total of eight so
far brought down by him.
London. Liner Brittannic sunk.
Vessel was unarmed.
cials said they felt certain ship sunk
was not their huge liner as that ves
sel has been tied up for several
months at her dock.
Berlin. Both British and French
attacks on west front yesterday fail
ed. Strong English attacks on both
sides of Albert-Dapaume road east of
Tronas forest broke down. French
advances near Barleauv and Estrees
London. Fourth German air raid
on British east counties occurred
early today and, like previous ex
cursions of like character, resulted
in little damage. It is reported one
of the raiders was hit and badly
damaged by anti-aircraft guns.
TWENTY-TWO SALOON PERMITS
REVOKED BY MAYOR
Twenty-two saloon licenses were
revoked by Mayor Thompson yester
day. Friends of the mayor believe this
closing up of 22 saloons which vio
lated the Sunday closing order Will
"save his face" and be a foil against
the attacks that have been directed
at him from many sources.
Discussing the mayor's attitude
after he had closed the saloons, E. J.
Davis. stipjt of the Anti-Saloon
league, sala: ,
"The mayor seems to think we
ought to be grateful to him for doing
his simple duty. Why should our
organization hold itself indebted to a
man who does just what duty re
quires he should do."
Anthony Cermak, sec'y of the
United Societies, denied vigorously
the mayor's charge that he had en
tered into a coalition with the drys.
"I am opposed to Davis and Lyle,
the dry leaders," said Cermak. "I
want an open Sunday. I stand for
the same principles I stood for on
March 15, 1915, when Wm. Hale
Thompson signed the pledge of the
United Societies that he would not
hinder the Sunday business of saloons."
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