PRESIDENT, ENCOURAGED, TO
Long Branch, N. J., Oct. 21. Back
at Shadow Lawn today, after what he
regards "the most successful trip"
of his campaign, President Wilson
prepared to launch his most vigorous
efforts during the two weeks -now
remaining before election.
This afternoon he addresses a dele
gation of farmers from the veranda
of the summer white house here.
Wednesday he leaves for Cincinnati,
where he speaks Thursday, returning
to Long Branch for another "porch
speech" next Saturday. The follow
ing week he speaks at Buffalo, New
York city and final speech at Shadow
The Democratic lieutenants no
longer believe the president will
"carry" the election. They are talk
San Antonio. No official repre
sentation will be made to Mexican
government over clash between
American soldiers and band of Mex
icans near San Jose. Mexicans
drunk. None injured.
AN' I'M JE5
AN' I CAN'T
GERMANS POUND FRENCH HARD
TO RETAKE POSITIONS
Paris. German troops apparently
are trying to regain the initiative on
the Somme. Repeated terrific coun
ter attacks have been delivered by
the Teutons, especially north, of the
river, in the past few days. Each of
these blows, according to reports
from French headquarters, has beep,
French continue slowly but sure
ly winning their objectives on the
Somme. The Germans are suffering
greatly from inferiority in .aerial
branch of warfare on the Somme.
Paris. Serbs pushed neargc. to
Monastir in new offensive, making
further progress in bend of Cerna
river. North of Velik allies have
reached Skirk Baldek.
London. Further progress for the
British last night near Butte de War
lencourt (three miles south of Ba
paume) reported. Both north and
south of Aners there was intermit
tent enemy shelling.
Petrograd. Great battle is raging
all along Dobrudja front, where
Mackensen has taken offensive
against Russo-Rumanians in an
effort to halt the Rumanian counter
offensive in Transylvania. Attack
ing in region of Kobardja, German
Bulgarian troops occupied village and
continued attacks throughout the
Amsterdam. Kaiser Wilhelm his
appointed Prince Henry of Prussia,
his oldest brother, grand admiral in
German navy. t
FORESTERS TO BANQUET '
Catholic Foresters of Cook county
will hold banquet at Hotel Sherman,
Sunday evening. Arrangements
have been made to accommodate
1,500 by using all of hotel's banquet
halls. Speakers: Rev. John W. Mel
lody, D. S. T.; T. S. Hogan, former
attorney general f Ohio; Thos. H.
Gannon, high chief ranger, and Wm.
F. Ryan, state chief ranger.
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