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TEUTONIC OBJECTIVE ODESSA
London, Dec. 28. Attempt to in
vade Russian soil, north of Dobrudja
or east of Moldavia, js next develop
ment in Field Marshal von Macken
sen's eastern offensive expected
here. Advance of Teutonic -columns
is being opposed in fierce fighting by
Russo-Rumanian troops. German
forces lost heavily in northward ad
vance and from now on they will
have even heavier fighting, as the
Russo-Rumanian lines are attaining
greatest strength through consohda
Little doubt that Mackensen's ob
jective is Odessa, Russia.
Almost seven-eighth's of entire
territory of Rumania is now in Ger
Berlin, via Sayville Wireless.
German forces pushed beyond Rim'
nicu-Serat in' Rumania, while simul
taneously Austro-Munganan troops
to southeast pierced Russian lines
and repulsed strong counter-attacks.
Paris. Sub-Lieut. Guyenemer,
Prance's' premier aviator, has
brought down his 25th German aero
plane. Aerial activity on western
front, with aerial bombarding expe
ditions on Rompbach, Dillingen,
Briey and Hagondange, reported.
Two French dirigibles bombarded
factories at Neuekirchen.
Berlin, via Sayville Wireless.
Capture of 3,000 more prisoners,
bringing total of Russians captured
during engagements about Rimnicu
Sarat up to 10,220, reported.
The Danube army had only partial
engagements -yesterday. In Dobrud
ja Bulgarian and Turkish troops suc
ceeded in ejecting Russians from for
tified heights each c-.fr Macin.
FOOD TROUBLES IN AUSTRIA
London, Dec. 28. Daily food dem
onstrations in the' chief cities of
Austro-Hungary, great misery, ,with
hundreds' of suicides during Decem
ber, were reported in Exchange Tele
graph dispatches from Geneva.
RAIL EMPLOYES AND MANAGERS
FAIL TO AGREE
New York, Dec. 28. j Railroad
brotherhood heads and the confer
ence committee of the railroads, held
a secret session here today which
broke up within a short time with
evidence of having been closed
abruptly by a disagreement
The conference was held in an at
tempt to re"ach some agreement re
garding the Adamson 8-hour law.
" Both sides refused to discuss what
transpired, the railroads giving the
impression that the brotherhoods'
had asked something they could not
agree to. Before entering the meet
ing W. G. Lee issued a statement at-,
tacking the compulsory investiga
tion of strikes feature of tne Adam
50 PASSENGERS ON WRECKED
JAP STEAMER RESCUED
Tokio, Dec. 28. Fifty survivors ,of
-the passengers and crew of steamer
Sankaku Maru, which was wrecked
off Chefoo, landed safely, according
to a dispatch from that city received
today. The survivors include two
A few Chinese passengers escaped
by boats to Dairen before the other
passengers left the Sankaku.
The fate of the remainder of thei
400 passengers and crew who were
aboard the Sankaku when she went
aground is not made clear by the
dispatches. It is feared, however
that many may have been frozen to
Mount Holly, N. J. Acetylene
plant in cellar of Madison hotel ex-
ploded, destroying building. Five!
guests believed killed. '
Washington. President Wilson 60
years old today. Flooded with mes
sages of congratulation; celebrated
by working as usual
London. Russian war loan suba
scriptioiis have increased consider-
ably since publication of peace notes
Petrograd dispatches announce.