GERMANS REPULSED FRENCH
TAKE VERDUN TRENCHES
London. In savage hand-to-hand
fighting last night, German force
that attacked Leuze wood near Com
bles under cover of darkness was
Paris. In one of most successful
, counter attacks since German drive
on Verdun began, French captured
entire 1,500 yards of German first
line positions, extending from Vaux
Chapitre to Chenois wood, northeast
Petrograd. Rumanian troops
evacuated town of Tutrakan on the
Danube, 33 miles southeast of Bu
charest, under pressure by superior
forces of Germans and Bulgarians.
London. British steamer Torridge
sunk. Nineteen of crew saved.
Petrograd. Russian artillery bom
barding Galician city of Hahtz, 60
miles southeast of Lemberg and key
stone of the Austro-German defenses
of Galician capital from south.
Paris. Comblee and Chaulnes,
two .main supports of German lines
on Somme, are being pocketed and
threatened with early capture.
Berlin. Twenty thousand Ruma
nian soldiers weer trapped on south
bank of the Danube and captured by
the German-Bulgarian armies in cap
turing fortified bridgehead of Tutrakan.
KNIGHT AFTER LABOR AGENCY
IN CAR STRIKE DEAL
A warrant was sworn out today by
State Labor Inspector Richard J.
Knight for arrest of John M. Dimich
for running a labor agency at 127
N. Sheldon without a license. Di
mich is said to be the local agent of
Berghoff Bros. & Waddell, strike
breaking agency of New York.
He is supposedto have quartered
his strikebreakers at the Princess
hotel, 510 S. Dearborn. When the
management of the hotel looked over
the bunch they were ordered to
STRIKE FAILS TO TIE-UP NEW
YORK STREET CARS
New York, Sept 7. Despite strike
order intended to affect 10,000 em
ployes of the subway, elevated, and
New York Railways systems the
latter surface cars and tie up the
traffic of New York, normal service
was being maintained today.
William B. Fitzgerald, strike lead
er, admitted that the motormen of
subway and "L" trains had not re
sponded to the strike call. Trains
on these lines, handling the bulk of
the city's passenger traffic, were run
ning on regular schedule. Places of
guards on the cars- were taken by
strikebreakers in many instances.
Little disorder was reported and
such reports as reached the police
were not serious.
TRAIN BREAKS SPEED RECORD
FOR STRIKEBREAKER KING
Jas. T. Waddell, of Chicago, who
holds distinction of being boss strike
breaker of the world, is due to arrive
in New. York some time this after
noon to take charge of the strike on
the elevated and subway lines there.
He left Chicago at midnight, a
lone passenger on a special train on
New York Central, "consisting of an
engine, a baggage car, six empty
Pullmans and a private car. His ride
will cost $3,000. Railroad officials
planned to break all speed records to
have Waddell in New York for a con
ference with traction magnates this
Waddell, who has had charge of
similar work in various big strikes
in past, said he had nearly 5,000
strikebreakers already in New York.
BOY STRUCK BY AUTO
John Sullivan, 12, 6842 S. Carpen
ter, run over by auto driven by Fred
W. Moeller, 5858 S. Halsted. Left leg
fractured. Moeller took boy to the
Washington Park hospital
Hunt mysterious "other man" in
Barnes murder casg,
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