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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 06, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 4

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made to control prices in violatio'h of
the Sherman law.
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London, Dec. 6. Announcement
of the appointment and acceptance
by David Lloyd-George to form new
British ministry was expected mo
mentarily this afternoon.
The war minister was summoned
to Buckingham palace By King
George immediately after the king
had held a conference with Andrew
Bonar Law, who 'declined to accept
the premiership. s
Lloyd-George's visit to the royal
palace also followed a conference be
tween the" war minister and Bonar
It was officially stated that Bonar
Law formally informed the king, dur
ing his conference at Buckingham,
that .he would not attempt to form a
new cabinet.
L King George summoned coalition
cabinet members in council to dis
cuss the present situation.
Lloyd-George's uncompromising
attitude of past few days, an attitude
in which he was cordially supported
by such of his former political op
ponents as Andrew Bonar Law and
Sir Edward Carson, was simply con
crete expression of popular resent
ment at the ineptitude of Asquith
coalition regime. It represented pro
found and country-wide conviction
that an entirely new deal was neces
sary if the war was to be prosecuted
intelligently, energetically and effi
ciently. In addition to the denial from. Sir
Edward Carson that any, plan was
afoot whereby Ireland. would be giv
en home rule in exchange for accep
tance of conscription, John Red
mond, Irish nationalist leader, also
disavowed any such proceeding.
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Two men and two girls in auto
robbed Peter Hill, auto garage own
er, 116th and Carondolet av., of $256.
Berlin, via Sayville. Bucharest's
fate is a matter of short durance.
Forces of the central powers are
"within six miles of the city and its
fall is imminent.
The goal, it appears, is not Bucha
rest alone. Capture of Rumanian
capital will be merely incidental to
Germany's plans, which calls first for
the destruction of the Rumanian
army preparatory to a march toward
Russia, with perhaps Odessa as the
goaL The Teuton steamroller might
also turn. southward toward Greece
and also widen the way from Berlin
to Bagdad.
Petrograd. Continued German
attacks on Bucharest from north,
made in direction of Tergovistea in
Polcahti region and around Dokan
eshti successful. Rumanians were
compelled to-retire.
Berlin, via Wireless to Sayville.
Further large -captures of prisoners
and war material in Rumania an
nounced. Mackensen's forces are-
ngliung tu lamuau nuiu uuuuoicdi,
to Pecati and Campine. n
Artillery duel, temporarily strong
er, along Somme sector reported.
Petrograd. Battles for possession
of approaches in Trotush, Rulta arid
Tchebiniash, Uza and Dgftiana val
leys in Transylvania continue.
A height was occupied west of Ja-
blonitza, in wooded Carpathians, but
retirement was forced later because
of enemy artillery fire.
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Washington, Dec. 6. A resolu
tion calling for an immediate con
ference of the senate committee on
foreign relations and the house com
mittee on foreign affairs with the
president to formulate plans to bring
about peace negotauons among the
warring European nations was of
fered in he house today by Rep. Lind

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