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or Chicago phone users by preventing this job going through council, it
is clearly in the public interest that council SHOULD NOT GIVE CON
SENT, BUT SHOULD HOLD FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT THE RIGHTS
THAT COME TO THE PEOPLE THROUGH THE FAILURE OF THE
TUNNEL COMPANY TO LIVE UP TO ITS AGREEMENT.
But the people will have to get busy or the deal will be pulled off. It
means millions to the phone trust. There are millions involved. Either the
trust or the people of Chicago will get those millions.
If the people take over the automatic, it is easily possible, under muni
cipal ownership, to have a phone in every Chicago home, with service at a
penny a call.
NOW is the time for the people to get busy. NOW is the time to join
the Penny Phone League and get for the people of Chicago the cheapest
and best phone service in this country.
Keep your eye on council. Keep your eye on the phone trust. Don't
let the trust .grab the automatic and establish a phone monopoly. See your
alderman. Join the Penny Phone League.
And watch The Day Book every day.
GERMANS SEND LARGEFORCES TO ASSISTANCE
OF AUSTRIANS-RUSSIANS GIVE GROUND
Berlin, via Amsterdam, Sept. 11. The Germans
have gained another notable success over the Russians in
the East. This was officially announced here this after
It was stated that the German army, after a
sharp encounter, completely crushed the left Rank of the
Paris. The official statement of the war office,
telegraphed here from Bordeaux and issued at 3:15 this
afternoon, reports that the French offensive movement
continues to succeed. It is stated that the Germans have
now been pushed back to from 60 to 75 kilometres.
Ghent, Belgium, via Ostend. The Germans are
clearly withdrawing all of their forces from Northern
Belgium to save the day in France. The troops which
have been operating in this vicinity are hurrying south'
ward at top speed.
Nish, Sept. 11. Officially announced that combin
ed invasion of Bosnia by Servian forces sent from
Ushitza, and the Montenegrin troops that yesterday cap
tured Fotcha is well in progress,,.. Now marching against
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