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NO ABATEMENT IN FURY OF
GREAT BRITISH SMASH
London. With bomb and bayonet,
following a terrific barrage fire, Ca
nadians have taken last section of
famous Regina trench from .Ger
mans. Victory gained represents
front of 1,000 yards stretched in
Owing to effectiveness qf curtain
fire, oversea fighters suffered few
casualties. Enemy counter-attacked
vainly through night.
With no abatement in fury that at
tended its initial smash, British
storm of metal and men against Ger
many's vaunted sub-surface fortifica
tions on both sides of Ancre brook
continues. All late dispatches from
front said German counter-attacks
have been futile against British, who
are holding outermost sections of po
sitions taken at Beaumont, Hamel,
Beaucourt and St Pierre Divion.
Berlin, via Sayville. Fresh at
tacks south of the Ancre, between
Le Sars and Guedencourt, just south
of Bapaume, only partly successful
although strong masses of infantry
Petrograd. Heavily reinforced
German troops have succeeded in
further pushing back Rumanian
forces, which for several days have
been on defensive in Jiul valley be
low Vulcan pass district.
Paris. French troops have made
further progress north of Somme, on
northern edge of St Pierre Vaast
wood. Despite desperate counter at
tacks, in which the Germans em
ployed burning liquids and tear pro
voking shells, all positions gainedby
the French are maintained.
London. Thirty more bodies
found in "houses destroyed in recent
aero raid on Padua. Total deaths 90.
Bucharest. Rumanians and Rus- J
sians again are on offensive in Do
brudja region. Boasic, on lower
Danube bank about nine miles west
of Cernavoda, occupied.
$5 FOR THANKSGIVING MEAL
.FOOD PROBE MONDAY
With the cost of a Thanksgiving
dinner for six people placed at $5,
Federal Judge Carpenter ordered a'
grand jury investigation of the food
situation to begin Monday. Charges
that Chicago commission men have
cornered produce and forced prices
up will be probed.-
In the Thanksgiving meal the
highest price falls on the turkey,
which is palced.at a higher mark this
season than in former years. Grocers
gave an estimate at what the meal
can be prepared for. A comparison
with last year is made.
- 1915,1b. 1916,1b.
Dressed turkey. .24 to 26 34 to 36
Dressed chicken. 21
Dressed duck ...25
Dressed Goose . .20
18 to 19
12 to 15
12 to 15
Sweet potatoes... 3
Cranberries, qt ..12
Celery, bunch . . .10
Pumpkins, each .15
Corn, per can 10 to 12
Peas, per can. ..10 to 12
Potatoes, bu. . . .65 to 75
The high turk mark is blamed by
grocers on the late spring.
GERMANY SENDING REPORT ON
Berlin, Nov. 15. The admiralty
today transmitted to the foreign
office the report of the submarine
commander who sank the British
steamer Rowanmore on Oct. 26, 145
miles off Cape Clear.
The foreign office soon will issue
an official explanation of the matter
to Sec'y Grew of the American em
bassy at Berlin.
New York. Standard Oil of New
Jersey declared regular quarterly di
vidend of $5, payable Dec. 15. .
Philadelphia. Pennsylvania rail
road filed suit in U. S. district court
for injunction restraining U. S. gov
ernment from putting into operation
eight-hour law for trainmen.-