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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 08, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 8

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GERMANS BELIEVED PREPARING
FOR MACEDONIAN DRIVE
London. -German troops along the
whole Monastir front being strongly
reinforced. Presumably these forces
are being diverted from Rumanian
theater of war.
Believed Germans are preparing
for powerful offensive against the
Franco, Serbian, Italian and British
forces in Macedonia, strengthening
Bulgarian and German troops there.
Paris. Like England, France is
preparing a "reconstruction govern
ment" Change not to be one of cab
inet, but will be in new organization
of general staff and concentration of
war's conduct under restricted direc
tion. London. Fresh details of German
occupation of Bucharest added to be
lief that Rumanians retired with a
.minimum of losses. Rumanian army,
still intact, with reorganization and
re-equipment may again become a
formidable force.
London. Disciplining of Greece
by allies begins today. Blockade of
Greek ports was to be formally an
nounced by French government,
which, , combined with previous
French orders against movement of
Greek vessels from their harbors,
was expected absolutely to cut king
dom off from supplies.
Greece has sufficient supplies to
last for possibly 20 days against this
sort of a blockade.
Berlin, via. Sayville Wireless.
German advance on line beyond Bu
charest and Plocati has proceeded so
rapidly that Rumanian forces on the
frontier mountains -in Predeal and
Altsctyanz passes have had retreat
cut off.
Failure of Serbian night attacks
near Trnava, east of Cerna on the
Macedonian front, announced.
Sofia. Repeated repulse of enemy
attacks along Macedonian front an
nounced. In Dobrudja on Bulgarian
left front enemy is slowly entrench
ing. Paris. Three violent German-
Bulgarian attacks repulsed by Serb-
ian forces east of Cerna river in re
gion of Starasina on Macedonian
front.
Berlin, via Sayville Wireless. Re
pulse of French attacks against Hill
304 on the west bank of the Meuse
announced. '
Berlin via Sayville. Capitulation
of Russian army division forced to
battle on the Alt, with loss of 3,000 t.
men and 20 cannon announced. Be
sides Bucharest, most of Rumania's
important -commercial towns are in
German hands.
TWELVE HURT" WHEN STREET
CARS CLASH THREE COPS
ARE ALSO INJURED
A Sixty-third street car hit an
Ashland av. car last night, Injuring
twelve, none seriously. Both cars
were crowded and a panic and rush
for exits followed. Those injured:
Mrs. Clara Bourne, 5314 Hyde Park
blvd.; Mrs. Harold Boursna, 6427 S.
Troy; Lottie Bromiaczyk, 1228 W.
Chicago av.; John Brennan, 1149 W.
67th; G. M. Butterman, 5817 S.
Union av.; F. Charles, 7709 S. Mor
gan; Mrs. T. Frisch, 1621 Augusta;
Mrs. R. L. Guerin, 6042 Blackstone
Sv.; Max Kazer, 1217 Throop; Mrs.
Margaret Nugent, 5751 S. 58th av.,
Cicero; I. W. Seec, 6353 S. Marshfield
av., and John Sheehy, 6451 S. Marsh
field av. They were taken to their
homes.
Three stockyards policemen were
hurt when a patrol wagon, rushing
to- the car accident, hit a horse and
wagon. They were: Edward Hos--kins,
chauffeur, and Patrolmen
Christopher Lyons and Michael Ryan.
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Amsterdam. Alfred Lohmann,
pres. German Ocean Navigation Co.,
infers that submarine Bremen was
neither captured or-sunk by enemy
country, but was lost in storm. .
Pierre. Revised figures on South
Dakota presidential vote show
Hughes polled 5,070 more than Wil-

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