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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 28, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 3

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GERMANS CLAIM 11 WORSHIPS
SUNK LONDON DENIES
Berlin. Official statement by ad
miralty declares German torpedo
forces moved into English channel
Thursday night and surik at least 11
outpost steamers and two or three
destroyers or topedo boats. No Ger
man casualties reported.
London. British official state
ment is that engagement in English
channel between torpedo forces re
sulted in sinking of empty British
transport, damaging another British
ship and destruction of two German
destroyers.
Sofia. Bulgarian troops have oc
cupied Danube town of Hersova, 25
miles north northwest of Cernavoda,
in pursuit of Russo-Rumanians.
London. Continuing their six
day retreat in Dobrudja, Russo-Rumanians
are showing signs of de
moralization under Mackensen's pur
suit. Berlin, via Wireless to Sayville.
Gen. Falkenhayn's forces have cap
tured height from Rumanians south
of Kronstadt Allied troops resumed
offensive on the Somme front yes
terday after several days' lull.
London. Nine Norwegian vessels
have been sunk by German subma
rines within 24 hours in campaign
directed against Norwegian shipping
as protest against Norway's decree
refusing submarines admission to
her waters.
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WITH THE CANDIDATES TODAY
Socialist Allan L. Benson will
speak at Clinton, Okla.
Prohibitionist J. Frank Hanly
will speak in New York city after
touring Rhode Island and Connecti
cut today.
Republican Charles E. Hughes is
touring in New York state and will
speak tonight at Ogdensburg.
Democratic President Wilson
made his Wilson Day speech at
Shadow Lawn this afternoon. It is
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BIG BUSINESS KICKS IN TO THE
HUGHES CAMPAIGN FUND
New York, Oct. 28. Heads of big
business are prominent among the
list of contributors to the Republican
national campaign fund, made public
by the Republican national commit
tee. The total so far collected is $1,
666,757.29. Among the contributors are the
following, with the amounts they
contributed: R. T. Crane, Jr., $25,
000; Julius Rosenwald, $15,000; Wil
liam Wrigley, Jr., $10,000; J. Ogden
Armour, $8,000; James A. Patten,
$5,000; John G. Shedd, $3,000.
Other big business men and bank
ers contributing are: George F.
Baker, Jr., $25,000; H. P. Whitney,
$30,000; Clarence H Mackay, $20,
000; T. Coleman DuPont, $10,000; J.
and W. Seligman & Co., $10,000;
Mortimer L. Schiff, $10,000; J. P.
Morgan, $10,000; Cornelius Vander
bilt, $10,000; John N. Willys, $10,
000; J. D. Rockefeller, Jr., $8,000;
Vincenttor, $5,000.
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HUGHES REPEATS ON TARIFF
AND AMERICANISM
Newark, N. Y., Oct 28. "We shall
have no peace nor security unless we
maintain our self-respect," Nominee
Hughes told an audience of 900,
packed in the opera house here to
day. His hearers had come miles from
the surrounding country and had
waited an hour or more in the thea
ter. The Republican candidate relter-r
ated his previous views on American
ism, the tariff and Democratic pros
perity arguments. His voice was
very frayed.
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Melbourne. Attempt was made
early today to assassinate Prime
Minister Hughesat his home in Kew,
Victoria, but the attempt failed
Man forced window in prime minis
ter's home and fired revolver at
Hughes,
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