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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 28, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 4

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New York. Federal Julge Hunt
denied motion to dismiss indictments
charging 11 former and present di
rectors of New Haven" raijroal with
conspiracy. All defendants must put
in defense and case go to jury.
Washington. Supplies of special
Panama Pacific exposition postage
stamps are exhausted, hut those left
in local postoffice will be honored for
Louisa, Va. Pendleton Butler, 18,
hanged himself from grief over the
death of pet colt Discovering his
son's body, Zach Butler, also com
mitted suicide, shooting himself
through head.
Tokio. Wireless station is being
erected at Honolulu, by which Japan
and America will be linked together
by wireless telephony.
New York. British munition ship
Pathau of Mogul Line, which sailed
from New York, Dec. 22 for Hull, has
been forced to turn back and is slow
ly steaming toward Halifax.
Olean, N. Y. Geo. Peck, 47, deaf,
shot and wounded wife, dead and
dumb, then suicided. Family quarrel
in sign language.
Paris, Texas. L. C. Webb, assis
tant cashier of Bank of Grant, at
Grant, Okla.,'shot two bandits after
they had held him up and robbed the
bank of $4,000. Both will die.
Urbana, 0. Three trainmen dead
as result of head-on collision between
Pennsylvania flyers, No. 34, St. Louis
to New York, and No. 35, Pittsburgh
to St. Louis.
New York. Representatives of
Andrew Carnegie this afternoon is
sued flat denial of Amsterdam report
that ironmaster has contributed $12,
000,000 for Belgian relief.
London. Amsterdam dispatch
says palace of Archduke Stephen of
Austria was attacked on Christmas
night by mob armed with pitchforks
and axes as protest against squan
dering of food on elaborate entertainment
New York. James P. Brennan
melded 12 witnesses to prove he was
playing pinochle at home at time of
burglary and won his freedom.
New York. Enrico Caruso will
sing new court scene as result of his
determination to pay no more money
to lawyers. Chauffeur sued for $1,000
and Caruso announced he would ap
pear as own attorney.
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Sofia, via Amsterdam. Bulgaria
will never restore to Serbia con
quered Macedonian territory which
properly belongs to Bulgars, Czar
Ferdinand told parliament.
Berlin. Enemy monitors shelled
Westende yesterday, killing three
persons, including two women.
London. British steamer Van
Stirum sunk by submarine. Crew
Paris. Violent artillery fighting
along Vosges front reported.
Paris. French liner Ville de la
Ciotat torpedoed in Mediterranean
because Germans believed Gen. Cas
telnau, French chief of staff, was
aboard, according to Marseilles re
ports. Petrograd. Russian destroyer
GromKy believed to have sunk hos
tile submarine in naval action off Bul
garian Black sea coast.
Rome. Czar Nicholas has sent
Ambassador Scheleko to Bucharest
with personal message to Rouma
nian king, asking him to intervene
on side of allies.
London. Austria intends to sug
gest appointment' of international
commission to settle poin.ts in dis
pute regarding Ancona, according to
advices from Swiss sources.
London. Swiss reports saidopera
tion will be performed on kaiser's
throat within few days. Reports un
confirmed from Berlin. Similar ru
mors circulated year ago only few.
days before kaiser returned to front.

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