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AVIATORS BOMBARD GERMAN
DEPOT ITALIANS REPULSED
Paris. Franco-British air squad
rons bombarded Mauser works at
Obendorf, dropping nearly five tons
On both sides of the Somme, artil
lery activity violent, especially in the
sectors of Norval, Bouchavesnes, Ab
laincourt and Chaulnes.
Berlin Italian drive on Isonzo,
launched for purpose of Yelieving
Austrian pressure on Rumania, ut
terly failed in its purpose.
British' and Serbian attacks in
Macedonia, probably for purpose of
drawing off Bulgarian troops from
Rumanian front, have met similar
Petrograd. Germans temporarily
' recaptured section 6f Russian, trench
southwest of Bubnor, after heavy ar
tillerying, but were repelled by Rus
sian counter-attack, suffering heav
ily. London. British troops advanced
on front extending from Suedecourt
to Les Bouefs (about one and one
half miles) in severe fighting north
of the Somme last night. Gains were
also made northwest of Guedecourt
and 150 prisoners were taken.
AS MARK TWAIN SAID: " ALL IS
DISCOVERED! LEAVE AT pNCE."
Dallas, Tex., Oct. 13. A wild-eyed
porter rushed into the second floor
waiting room of the Union Terminal
and shouted that "there's a woman
downstairs that's goin' fib shoot her
husband on sight!"
There are an even dozen telephone
booths on the second floor. Three
and seven-eights seconds after the
negro's startling announcement each
of the booths was occupied by a man
fradtically tryingp to get his residence
number. And each booth had a long
The woman -was pinched.
The four Chicago batteries of the
First 111. field artillery arrived in Chi
cago today from Springfield.
FEDERAL OFFICIALS PROBE
VOTE FRAUD CHARGES
Washington, Oct. 13. Charges of
widespread election fraud, conspir
acies in Cincinnati, Cleveland and
Columbus, 0., Detroit and other
Michigan cities, several Indiana
cities, including Indianapolis and
Terre Haute, and in Pennsylvania,
West Virginia and Colorado, are un
der investigation today by the depart
ment of justice. The department
hopes to dispose of the cases before
the coming election.
Bribery, illegal registration, coloni
zation and proposed illegal voting at
tjhe November election are included
in the charges. The department has
been informed it is planned to take
voters from one state to another to
use them in elections.
Charges made to the department,
it was admitted, have been on ex
cellent authority. In many cases
they were made by voters' leagues
and citieens' associations'.
BREAD PRICES INCREASE 11
PER CENT IN FOUR MONTHS -
Washington, Oct 15. Bread
prices increased 11 per cent between
May 15 and Sept. is ana prices
since then have been climbing stead
ily, the bureau of labor statics re
ported today, i Also the bureau found
the size of the loaf has been shririk
ing. Wheat prices rose during the pe
riod 34 per cent, wholesale flour
prices 37 per cent and retail flour
prices 23 per cent
Forty-five big American cities are
represented in the bureau's report
Bakers are resorting to" many
changes to meet the increased cost.
Many have discontinued certain
brands of bread. Others have elim
inated the return privilege on stale
bread or ceased selling whqlesale
eliminating the middleman.
Mother awakened bv fumes rushed
4243 N. Ridgeway av., turned off
open gas jet and saved his life.