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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 12, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 4

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GERMAN AEROS RAID DOVER
RUSS CONTINUE DRIVE
London. Two German aeroplanes
dropped four bombs On English coast
town of Dover at 12:25 this after
noon. London. Advance guard of Rus
sian force that occupied Stanislau
pressed on two miles northeast of
city and crossed river Zlota Bistrit
za, 18 miles south of Halitz.
Austro-Germans offered but weak
resistance and then continued re
treat north toward Dneister river
crossing at Halitz. Several guns
were abandoned by enemy in retreat
from Zlota Bistritza.
London. Germans last night
made futile attempts to recapture
trenches and high ground north of
Peaieren, recently captured by Aus
tralians, v
Paris. French repulsed heavy
German attacks on both sides of the
Somme and made further progress
on front northeast of Verdun.
1 MEXICAN EXILES FOMENTING
REVOLT ON BORDER
El Paso, Tex., Aug. 12. "Trouble
for the United States and Carranza
government is afoot and is being
stirred up right here in El Paso by a
number of wealthy Mexican exiles
who desire Carranza's overthrow and
American intervention if necessary,"
stated government official today.
Several silent and mysterious
strangers reported to be agents of
the exiles have been seen around El
Paso hotels, conferring with influ
ential Mexicans. These men are un
der surveillance by United States
f secret service men.
"Behind the projected revolution,"
stated the government official, "are
a number of Mexicans owning mil
lions of acres in Mexico, but now liv
ing in Los Angeles, San Antonio and
other places. They are 'at outs'
with the de facto government and
the safety of their wealth depends
upon the crumbling of the Carranza
regime."
CRUEL AND INHUMAN? HE'S
SUPERHUMAN, THIS GUY
toew York, Aug. 12. Samuel
Richards of Brooklyn is the perfect
husband. He says he is and gives
these reasons for believing it. For
20 years he worked every day, was
home every night, saved his money,
traveled 16 miles a day between his
home and his office, bought a cot- &)
tage, gave his wife $100 every Christ
mas, allowed himself only carfare
and lunch money. He never wit
nessed a baseball game, never en
tered a cabaret or other amusement"
place, never attended an outing or
clambake, never drank beer or other
liquors, never smoked or chewed,
never took a vacation, never allowed
his affections to wander from his
nome.
But his wife is suing him on the
ground of cruel ahd inhuman treat
ment That is why Richards tells in y
an affidavit just what a perfect hus
band he has been.
SUITOR CONFESSES CUTTING
WOMAN'S THROAT
Christ Wolf, machinist, today con
fessed that it was he who cut tne
throat of his sweetheart, Mrs. Emma
Bender, a widow, 1846 N. Mozart st,
last night
Mrs. Bender was found in her liv
ing room lying in a pool of blood.
"She drove me to it," said Wolf.
"I loved her madly. She wasn't true .
to me." t
A letter found in Wolf's room, 2954
W. North av., led police to believe
he contemplated suicide.
Mrs. Bender is not expected to re
cover. 0j-O
WEATHER HALTS PARALYSIS $
New York, Aug. 12. Cooler
weather is acting as check to epi
demic of infantile paralysis. Yes
terday showed a marked slump in
number of deaths and of new cases
and it is expected that today will
show a still greater decrease
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