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Front page, May 17, 1917: Man follows his shadow and falls into the Buffalo River

Here are some highlights from The Buffalo Evening News of May 17, 1917:

* Allied troops made more progress against German troops on the French front in six attacks.

* Discipline was tightening at Fort Niagara as the reserve officers' training camp prepared to help with the war effort.

* A man who followed his shadow along the docks at the foot of Erie Street kept walking right into the Buffalo River. The man made a loud splash and sank to the bottom, but was soon rescued and sent to the hospital.

Here's the front page of The Buffalo Evening News from May 17, 1917:

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