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If there is any increase the retailer
is to blame.
. .But as Clyne studies the situation
he is becoming more and more con'
vinced that the "Trib is merely play
in Its little "controlled-by-advertls
Jing" game and that the packers are
- jusl ua uiuuu lu uiawe as any one
Cong. A. J. Sabath conferred with
Dis't Att'y Clyne today on a proposed
law aimed at the unprecedented rise
- on -food prices.
Sabath said today he had authen
tic? information that there are com'
bines in food commodities such as
potatoes, eggs and butter. He is
drafting a bill which he" believes
would prevent such speculation.
Warehouse owners and cold stor
age "men will be hardest hit in Sa
'bath's bill, which would regulate the
length of time food can be kept in
storage. He would also provide for
a congressional investigation of food
situation and a special appropriation
to enable federal district attorneys
to push their fight on speculators,
CREEKS REFUSE TO ORDER OUT
. London. Central "News dispatch
from Athens declares Greek cabinet
his refused demand of Admiral Four-
net, representing allies, that .German,
Austrian, Bulgarian -and. Turkish
ministers Wave capital before to
Petrograd. Under German pres
sure Rumanians have retired to Fil-
Salonika. Serbian forces are hot
ly pursuing Bulgarian-German forces
retreating toward Prilep after being
forced out of Monastir. They cap
tured the towns of Makovo, .Oxedovo,
Vrancei, Ridorie, Bitlanik, Novak and
Suhadol, despite resistance by rein
forced, columns of enemy. This, re
sistance is more stubborn, as fresh
troops are being brought to Teutons'
Paris. Bulgarian-German rear
guard of army driven out of Monas
tir is being closely pressed by allies.
London. Raiding of enemy
trenches at Gommecourt, Roelincourt
and Ypres reported. British lines
heavily shelled by Germans south
west ward of Grand court
Berlin, via Sayville Wireless.
"Our infantry now stands before
Craiova," declared German state
London. Rumanian army in gan
ger of being outflanked. Is being
forced back down valley of Jiul while
Gen. von Falkenhayn with force of
500,000 is sweeping around its rear,
steadily lessening gap through which
it must retreat
Unless there is a diversion somer
where, else In Balkan camnnftm tn
stop von Falkenhayn' it appears al
most certain that complete evacua
tion of western part of Rumania will
be necessary to save Rumanian
Thisv diversion is helm? fnmlRhpri
by another Russian offensive nlnnc
line from Constanza to Cernovada,
vhich Is expected to Increase inten
sity .of fighting In Balkans.
London. Notwithstanding nVotncte
from America, Holland, the Vatican,
uermany is still deporting Belgian -WOrknlen.
Moranver. sha fc
eisterlne. nrasnmahlv fnr fnfnra
portatfon, all citizens of Switzerland -and
Duchy of Luxemburg who are '
residing in Belgium.
BITS OF NEWS
Aid. Block wants tax on
Council- considering tflY nn Avon
Forty-one aldermen favor aiaxri
flcation of L C. road. r
Fire attornav nroblnrr srnnn r.m
at home of Jos. Labozkv 5425 Sac
Policemen Omer Rmun m
thevfr- Blackburn hurt when
hit patrol wagon.
Woman's City club oaksed recnln.
tion against .re-election of Jake Loeb
as school board head.