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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 02, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 4

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Paris. French onslaughts have
won additional ground from Ger
mans both north and south of the
German gain after many unsuc
cessful attacks admitted in Veux
chapter wood, but enemy's losses
said to be heavy.
Petrograd. Russian wedge separ
ating Austrian and German forces
was thrust still further forward to
day. London. British troops are still
grappling in hand-to-hand combat
with Germans around Pozieres, but
are gaining.
Petrograd Charge that six en
emy aeroplanes had bombarded a
transport carrying wounded soldiers
and then flew over divisional hospital
dropping bombs on helpless men
there, made in war office statement
Statement also detailed rifle and ar
tillery duels at various places.
London. Dutch steamer Zeeland
submarined by Germans during the
night. Crew landed.
Paris. Six Americans now acting
as automobile ambulance drivers at
front and two sections of American
field ambulance corps operating in
Verdun sector cited in orders of the
day and awarded the "Croix de
Berlin. Repulse of all allied at
tacks along the Flanders frfont, ex
cept on high road between Haricourt
and Clery, where completely demol
ished German trenches were occu
pied, annouqced by war office.
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New York. Frank Vedder, aged
candy shop proprietor, who catered
exclusively to school kiddies, killed
himself, saying he could not stand
rest of summer without his little
Wheeling, W. Va. Walter Brown,
musical instructor, and Carl H. Dau
bert, postofflce employe, killed when
automobile plunged over embankment.
Washington, Aug. 2. Pres. Wilson
today dissipated any hope suffragists
might have that he might try to out
Hughes Hughes on the suffrage
question. He authorized an an
nouncement at the White House that
he had not changed his attitude that
suffrage should be a development oi
the state.
Hope for a regular political scrap
in the blue grass of Kentucky was
also knocked on the head today when
the president declined to make an
address at Winchester, Ky., on Sept.
5, at the same time that Hughes wi
speak at Lexington, 20 miles awa;
The president speaks Sept 4 at H
ginville in memory of Abraham Lin
Mexico City, Aug. 2. Gen. Carl
Malcotte arrived here today for con
ference with Minister of War Obre
gon to plan concentration pf forces
for Villa's capture. Malcotte an
nounced his determination to make a
quick job and to take the bandit gen
eral at all cost
He stated special representative
had been sent to give assurances to
Guggenheim Exploration Co. of pro
tection from bandit raids and guar
antees o such facilities as it may
desire in order to permit resumption
of Velardem mines.
El Paso, Tex., Aug. 2. Capt Wm.
Kelly, Jr., commanding the cavalry
troops rushed from Ft Bliss to Fin-
ley, Tex., reported to Gen. Bell today
there was absolutely no truth in the
report that 150 Mexican bandits in
vaded the U. S. near there. The re
port of the bandits' presence was re
ceived by Gen. Bell late last night
from militia officers at Ft. Hancock.
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Passiac, N. J. It cost Leslie M.
Stowe, expert accountant, $50 to
whip his 3-year-old son' with a six
foot horsewhip.

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