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15,000 RUMANIANS TRAPPED
AND KILLED ON DANUBE
. Sofia. Bulgarian troops have en
veloped and destroyed 15 or 16 Ru
manian battalions (about 15,000
men) which crossed the Danube and
invaded Bulgaria near Rishovo.
The defeat suffered by the Ruma
nians is greatest since destruction of
Rumanian army at Tutrakan, when
23,000 Rumanians were trapped and
captured south of the Danube.
London. Grand Duke Nicholas,
former commander-in-chief of Rus
sian armies, has been recalled from
scene of his triumphs in Caucasus
to command Russo-Rumanian drive
Salonika. Battle around village
of Jenikoj, on Struma front, has re
sulted in a complete British victory.
Village now in hands of British.
London. British artillery played
upon moving German infantry col
umns north of Schwaben redoubt
last night, 4nflicting many casualties,
but aside from intermittent shelling
there was no activity north of the
Paris. Allied troops in Balkans
pushed on toward Moriastir in yes
terday's fighting,, occupying Buf and
making progress at other points.
BENSON HITS HIGH COST OF
t LIVING IN DENVER SPEECH
Denver, Oct. 5. Allan L. Benson,
Socialist candidate for president, in
the course of an attack on militar
ism today, declared that the best use
our navy could be put to at the pres
ent time would be to blockade the
ports of the U. S. against the expor
tation of materials that America
needs & home.
"As for the high cost of living, it
is a scandal and a shame that food
stuffs we need are being shipped
away," the candidate declared.
Benson arrived in Denver yester
day and was met by a group of So
cialists. Asked about economic con
ditions over the country, Benson said
tieje was some-prosperity most of I
which-was to be found on Fifth ave
nue, New York, and similar localities.
EXPOSE BY LANDIS TO CAUSE
REVIVAL OF GAMBLING.SQUAD
Police are promising action against
the gamblers who make racing books
and play high limit poker in many
Expose by Federal Judge Landis of
how scores of gamblers have been
making big coin in a score or more of
gambling dens got the police all flus
tered. Several months ago Chief
Healey abolished the gambling squad
as unnecessary. Chicago,, he said
then, had been so well ridden of gam
bling that the police on the beats
could easily handle the situation. To
day he let k be known that the gam
bling squad was to be revived.
Chief Healey ordered four raids on
gambling places yesterdav and inli
mated he would file charges against
Capt. Jos. Smith, 22d street station,
and perhaps Capt. Stephen K. Healy,
Stanton avenue station.
Reporters pushed Chief ( Healey
With questions as to when he intend
ed to order the telephones taken out
of the places named as gambling
dens1 in the hearing before Judge
"I don't propose to stand here and
be cross-examined," he said.
No raids on any of these places
has been made as yet
Mayor Thompson has ordered Qie
chief to issue a "shake-up" order
transferring many commanding officers.
r A widow who lost a flat building
and money to the value of more than
$30,000 in playing the ponies through
a Chicago bookmaker has told her
story to Judge i.ahdlB through Att'y
Jas. B. Callahan-
She and the police believe' Wm.
Ryan, said to be a guest at the
Palmer house, is the man to whom
her checks were paid.
NEW YORK STOCKS. Ralls
strong and up. General tone :flnn.