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RUMANIANS HOLD BACK DRIVE
OF TEUTON FORCES
Petrograd, Dec. 2. Rumanian
forces are successfully withstanding
Teutonic pressure toward Bucharest.
All enemy attacks repelled hrsouth
ern fighting below Rumaninan cap
ital and enemy has been driven from
villages of Komana and Costinari.
Berlin, via Sayville. Austro-Hun-garian
artillery firing exploded sev
eral nauaii amiiiuiiiuun anu mine
depots on front from Karst highland
to Gorizia. Artillery combats con
tinued along the whole line of this
x Hostile aviator dropped bombs in
Adige valley without damage.
i Paris. Repulse by Serbians of
violent counter-attack by Teutonic
troops against positions north of
Grunista and continuance of violent
artillery combats in Monastir region
London. Two small trench raids,
preceded by heavy fire of mortars,
beaten off by British forces near
GAMBLING JOINT ROBBERS ARE
SOUGHT BY POLICE
Two bandits who specialize in the
robbery of gambling 'joints are be
ing sought by the police7. It is said
they find "easy pickins" because of
the desire of the gamblers to avoid
publicity. The robberies are seldom
reported to the police. They do not,
however, confine their activities to
the gamblers. Several complaints
have been made to the detective bu
reau recently tf hold-ups. In eacli
instance the description of the two
men tallied. Among the place re
cently robbed are: Bruce Miller, 40
N. 5th av.; Billy Murphy, Crilly bldg.;
Sam Cohen, 189 N. Clark; Tom Gray,
335 S. 5th av., and Matt Madison,
Metropolitan block. f
Rochester, Minn. Physicians, at
Mayo clinic believe they have isolat
ed infantile paralysis germ. Found
in affected tonsils.
MOTHER LOVE IS ABOVE THE
LAW, JUDGE DECLARES
Kansas City, Mo., Dec. 2. "Mother
love is above law,'k says Judge J. M.
Johnson, who, has returned httle Wa
neta Penny to her mother, Mrs. Jew
ell Clark of Richmond, Mo.
Two couples fought for the child.
Robert and Mrs. Murray, an aged
couple of Holden, Mo., claimed the
little girl because she had been legal
ly adopted by them from the Chil
dren's Home society.
Louis Amodsa, 3502 S. Mozart, fell
into tub of scafaing water. Dead.