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RUSSIANS ADVANCE 18 MILES ON
Berlin. Advancing on "i8-mile
front against important railway-town-
of-Haiitz, Russians have occu
pied village of Horozanka, ten miles
northwest of Halitz, in resumption
of Galician offensive.
Object of new Russian drive ap
parently is to prevent diversion of
Austro-German troops to Rumanian
All other Russian attacks were
beaten off, except at few isolated
places. Austro-Germans captured 2
officers and 407 men.
Bucharest Rumanian troops oc
cupied Transylvanian towns of Kron
Btodt, Tohenul, Czicznesog, Tzicsera
da Mouta and Pedegimva. Roman
ian artillery is now dominating the
Grsovo-Temesvar railway, principal
"supply route for Austrians near Ser
Petrograd. Russian troops cap
tured series of heights in direction of
Hungarian town of Koromezo in re
sumption of heavy fighting in Car
pathians. Berlin. Despite statements in the
Austrian press, Teutonic forces have
no intention of evacuating largest
part, of Transylvania, the United
Press was informed this aftenoon.
Plan of campaign contemplates
evacuation of only few places. With
drawal is part of plan agreed upon
man ymonths ago for the purpose of
straightening and shortening line.
London. Anglo-French troops be
lieved to have been landed at Piraeus
with intention of marching five miles
northeast to Athens and garrisoning
the Greek capital.
Beginning of Italian offensive' in
Southern Albania convinced military
critics today that allies' grand offen
sive in Bankans is about to begin,.
Landing of troops at Piraeus indi
cates determination of allies to settle
all problems in Greece quickly Before
marching northward against Ger
mans and Bulgarian
LOCAL RAIL EXECUTIVES LAY
STRIKE PLANS TO PLAY SAFE
Though railroad executives do not
doubt that the 8-hour bill will become
a law in Washington before midnight .
and avert the Monday walkout, they
are continuing preparations for a
They plan to strengthen their posi-
tions so that Jf an appeal to courts
should reverse the action of congress
they will be ready to meet a strike.
Passage of .the 8-hour bill in
Washington would mean a postpone
ment of the strike question till Jan. 1. '
The roads have gone at once to work
preparing a thorough strikebreaking
organization for use if a strike comes
Whether the roads wU ignore the
8-hour law and force the government
to sue for its enforcement or will take
the initiative and seek restraining
orders has not yet been determined.
Ben Bowen, Milwaukee, general
chairman of the Order of Railway
Conductors on the St Paul road, ad
mitted today that 1,000 St. Paul con
ductors have voted to disregard the
Mayor Thompson announced this
morning that he would probably re
voke several licenses upon the re
commendation of the license board
for failure to observe the Sunday
closing law. The mayor said he was
satisfied that saloonkeepers were
rapidly discovering he "meant busi-
ness" and that conditions were im
proving. o o '
PUBLISHERS SUE PAPER CO
Calumet Publishing Co., publishers
of the Daily Calumet, have sued Ho- "
bait Barton Paper Co. for $50,000."
.Allege that they have been finan
cially hurt by breach of contract.
Claim paper company promised to
take care of them on paper proposi
tion until first of yea? after their "
contract, running to July 1, ran out,
and then didn't do it