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GERMANS STRIKE HEAVY B.LOW
AT BRITISH STAND
London. Several German regi
ments struck heavy blow at British
right wing north of Somme last night
in determined effort to dislodge Gen.
Haig's troops from their positions on
On British left wing methodical
advances made on both sides of Bap-sume-Albert
highway have menaced
German hold on village of Pozieres,
important highway junction and local
objective of British attack.
Paris. French troops made fur
ther progress against German line
northeast of Verdun in grenade
fighting last night, advancing in the
direction of Sainte Fine Chapel at
intersection of Fleury and Veux
roads. No important fighting on the
Berlin. Three large enemy trans
ports were sunk by submarines in
east part of Black sea and fourth
forced to run ashore.
London German troops obtained
a footing in outskirts "of village of
Longuoval and recaptured a part of
the Delville wood in a heavy counter
attack against the right wing of the
British army north of the Somme,
Gen. Haig reported this afternoon.
Petrograd. For first time since
Russian retreat from Carpathians
more than year ago Russian forces
are again hammering at Carpathian
mountain passes barring way into
Hungary. ' On a 60-mfle front, ex
tending from Jablonitza pass in a
southeasterly direction, Russian and
Austrian detachments are In con
stant clash. Main Russian line is
rapidly drawing near mountain bar
rier. London. Germans dented British
line last night in most successful
counter-attack since great allied of
fensive began. Recapture of village
Longueval, at intersection of two
highways seven miles south of Ba
paume, and ofv Deville wood, claimed
Berlin. Repeated Attacks by Gen. 1
Kuropatkin's Russian army on front
of Field Marshal Von Hindenburg
southwest of Riga broke down with
heavy enemy losses.
POLICE PLAY SAFE AGAINST
Fifty police today guarded the f
streets around 320 N. Irving av.,
where the crazy negro, Henry Mcln
tyre, went on a rampage yesterday
and killed five before he was himself .
killed by the police.
The police were watching today to
prevent a raid of whites upon the
colored settlement around Irving av.
and Fulton sL
Negroes of the West Side have
been arming themselves, according
to Capt Westbrook of Warren av.'
station, who today ordered his men.
to conduct a systematic search of
homes of negroes where it is sus-i
nected there are firearms. '.
"We will ask for search warrants !
where we suspect there are weap-v
ons," said Westbrook. "I do know";
that some of the colored people have
been arming themselves." ;
The police today received orders to
round up the half-wits and bring
them into municipal court.
"They can be sent to the reform
atory," said Chief Justice Olson, who
has long been an advocate of holding
paranoiacs under surveilance. "I
have been sending many cases there.
The reformatory objects., but we
have no other place to send them."
x Another negro went on the ram
page today near where Henry Mcln
tyre made his killings yesterday. The
prisoner, subdued after a hard strug-'
irlf -with Policeman Leo Hartranst.
U.1LC1 lie uau Tuncu rcugcau,u 111 iuo v
name of the negro race on all Chl-a
cago whites, gave his name as Wm.
Boyd. Police say he seemed "to be
Toledo. 160 laborers at Malleable,
Castings Co. struck because of the
excessive heat They'll come back
when weather is cooler.