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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 20, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 5',
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GERMANS FIGHT DESPERATELY
TO REGAIN POSITION
With French Armies Advancing on
Bapaume. j Since Wednesday night
Germans have been making terrific
counter attacks against village of
Sailly-Saillisel, tconquered byFrench
a few hours before.
By victory at Sailly-Saillisel French
removed one of strongest German
positions defending southeast ap
'proach to Bapaume, which German
prisoners had repeatedly boasted was
untakable. At same time they in
creased allied breach in German
lines to maximum depth of more
than 11 miles and extended French
possession of the Peronne-Bapaume
road to four and one-half miles.
Rome. Field Marshal Falken
hayn, former chief of general staff of
German army, has been wounded in
leg and compelled to relinquish com
mand of Austro-German armies in
Transylvania, says Zurich dispatch.
London. French artillery and ma
chine guns now command approach
es of some of principal streets of
Athens and there has been no re
newal of attempted rioting.
Berlin, via Wireless to Sayville.
Largest part of trenches captured by
British west of road from Eaucourt
L'Abbaye to Le Barque Wedensday
recaptured by Germans.
Paris. Artillery active on Somme
front last night, particularly in re
gion of Sailly and Belloy. But there
were no infantry attacks, i
Paris. Following capture of vil
lage of Brod, Serbs advanced on left
bank of village of Velessolo, inflicting
heavy losses on enemy.
London. Germans heavily bom
barded Stuff and Schwabel redoubts
north of Thiepval last night. Brit
ish troops carried out two small raids
on .enemy trenches near Loos.
DISCOVERED! DOPE CLIQUE?
A 'dope clique right in the heart of
the loop is what Inspector J. J. Con
roy of the state department of phar
macy thinks he found yesterday. He
filed information in the ' municipal
court against four people with offices
in the Republic bldg.
Those hit are: Dr. N. L. Johnson,
Dr. Margaret Otis, G. A. Hockhaus,
druggist, and Mrs. Bertha Yates.
According to the inspector's evi
dence, Mrs. Yates has been getting
large quantities of heroin by the use
of doctors' prescriptions which are
not just right.
SOCIALIST PARTY SENDS OUT
"WATCH COUNT" WARNING
The Socialist party, through Vic
tor L. Berger, Morris Hilquitt, Anna
A.,Maley, John Spargo and John M.
Work, is sending out warning to
narty members to watch the vote
count at the coming election. Their
warning reads in part:
"There are many places where the
old-party politicians would purpose
ly count us out if they could: There
are other places where they would
merely neglect to count our votes or
fail to count them correctly. We
would lose many thousands of votes
if we did not have watchers atthe
"During the last four years a num
ber' of laws which are of benefit to
the working class have been passed
by congress and state legislatures.
This is due to the fact that the So
cialist vote took1 a big leap upward
in 1912. The rising Socialist vote
frightened these laws out of the
"We can get equally tangible and
valuable results this year by making
a good increase in our vote. A large
increase will mean that many good
laws will be passed during the next
"It is therefore of the greatest im
portance that every Socialist vote
should be counted, even in the places
where we do not expect to elect our
candidates. In' the places where we
do expect to elect them, it is, of
course, of equally great importance
to watch the cowtt"