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were given Wilson, but the clerks
now admit mistakes and unofficially
credit Wilson with. 289 in Dover and
135 in Keene.
Although the Republicans are not
saying much aloud, several private
concessions have been. made.
TEUTONS AND RUSS BATTLE
ON DANUBE BANKS
London. The great battle be
tween Russo-Rumanian forces and
Mackensen's troops in Dobrudja for
possession of bridge that crosses the
Danube at Cernavoda continues.
This conflict is most important op
eration on any of the many fronts.
Occupation of Dunaroav station,
about two -miles due west of Cerna
voda, claimed by Petrograd and not
denied from Berlin, appears to have
given Slavonic armies at least tem
porary advantage in their efforts to
press back or envelop Mackensen's
left flank, which'rests on the Danube.
Petrograd. Russian fleet has
come to aid of Slavonic armies which
are fighting in Dobrudja.
Rome. Cen. Mackensen's retreat
in the Dobrudja from positions about
Cernavoda continues. Great fire is
raging in direction of Cernavoda,
leading to belief that Teutons fired'
city before evacuating.it.
BIG MEN CALLED INTO PROBE
x OF CAMPAIGN FUND
Railroad heads, bankers and big
corporation officials believed to have
contributed illegally to campaign
fudns were today summoned to pre
sent their books to grand juries
which will convene in Chicago and
four other big cities Monday.
This will inaugurate what prom
ises to be the most sweeping election
investigation ever conducted by the
government, it was said at the office
,of U. S. Dis't Att'y Clyne.
Evidence has been found, federal
agents declare, that officials of large
corporations haye drawn amounts ,
from company funds which were :
exactly. the.. same as campaign con- i
tributions made under their individ
ual names. The frauds hit both par
ties, it is said", and cases will be pros
ecuted without regard to party lines.
WILLCOX STIlT REFUSES TO
New York, Nov. 11.-r-National Re
publican Chairman Willcox still
"stood pat" today on his statement
of yesterday yielding nothing to the
, 'We are getting a number of
charges and suggestions of fraud,"
t "These have come in letters and
telegrams, mostly anonymously. "We
have followed the plan of turning
that over to state chairmen for in
vestigation.. The national commit
tee itself is making no investigation.
We are simply waiting for final re
turns' Willcox. pointed out with particu
lar emphasis the possibility of mis
takes in the count rather than laying
ariy.stress on fraud' charges."
FALL KlLLSIRON WORKER
Fred Savage, structural iron
worker for the American elevator
Co., 538 S. Dearbornyfell five stories
to the ground this noon when he lost
his footing while working on the un
finished Central Cold Storage bldg.,
Kinzie and Dearborn-sts. He died
He was 30 years old and lived at
1671 Milwaukee av.
HOLDING UP FOOD?
- Evidence that railroad heads' have
given orders to their employes not
to Release 2,000 carloads of cabbage
and potatoes now standing on rail
road tracks, until further orders,
were placed before assistant United
States district attorneys Joseph". E.
Fleming ancfMichaellgoe here today.
1 Solon, O. Three trainmen injured,
two passenger coaches burned and
two engines demolished when train
, ran thmugh. switch and hit freight.