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POPE. HAS DREAM WHICH GIVES
HIM NEW HOPE
Rome, April 15. The Popes con
dition late this afternoon was un
changed, physicians saying he was
no better, and no wofsethan when
they issued- the. morning bulletin,
which declared the pontiff was' mak
ing satisfactory progress.
An-examinatiori will be made of his
expectorations to guard against tu
berculosis or other infection.
In spite of optimistic bulletins pre
parations for the death of the Pope
went steadily on at the Vatican. 'A.
new Noble guard was formed" today,
and will guard the body should His
The increased fever and1 slight
sinking spell which the Pope suffered
yesterday, resulted in his falling into
a deep sleep. Gossip from he Vati
can was to the effect that the Pope
had dreamed he was back in Venice.
- Suddenly his sister, Rosa, who died
in February, appeared to him out of
a cloud and said:
"The moment is not come for you
to join me; your work is not yet fin
The Pope was, much cheered by
this vision, and seemed more optimis
tic than at any time since he fell ill.
Paris. In the face of the papal
physicians' optimistic bulletin, the
Vatican correspondent of the Paris
Excelsior at noon told his paper .by
long distance telephone that the
Pope's end was believed to be near.
Wilson, Marshall and Bryan all be
gan their Washington church-going
in Presbyterian churches. It was be
cause they love to sing with the con
gregation. Ever hear Bryan sing?
o o '
St. Louis. Arthur Richardson, ex
head of Richardson Grain Co., plead
ed guilty to forgery. 5 years.
Max Cohen, 1327 Millard' avi, miss
ing since Sunday. Being-searched for.'
BELGIUM STRIKE SPREADS .
STANDING BY SCHEDULE
Brussels,' April 15. The, nationr
wide strike in Belgium for manhood
suffrage spread to jCharleroi today.
Not a miner is working and the ma
jority of the metal workers have laid
down their tools.
Leaders of the strike declared the
movement was progressing accord
ing to schedule and that by tomor
row 500,000 workmen jvill haveceas
ed work. It is planned to bring on a
complete tie-up of industry so grad
ually that Belgian business will not
be suddenly, paralyzed.
Clericals .derided the strike be
cause only between 200,000 and 300,
000 quit work yesterday. Camille
Guysman, directing the strikers, to
day" maintained that all who were ex
pected to go out the first day did so,
and declared the solidarity of the
trades unionists and Socialists was
"unbroken. . '
Schoolmaster of Cardiff received
this note from a , pupil's father:
"Please don't let my son learn any
Welsh today; his throat is so sore he
can hardly speak English."
Can of ashes, remains of Mrs. E.
P.r Stoddard, was received by parcel
post at Worcester, Mass., and scat
tered to the winds, in accordance
with her wishes. .
The Kaiser has Dlaced an illumi
nated royal- standard, with these"
words, "God is with us," on the front"
ornfsjauto so that ponce can recog
nizees car at night. .
A. judge at Gothenburg was fined
$40 and 'costs for usinjg: abusive lan
guage to a policeman'. '
Fairtonighta'nd Wednesday for .Chi
cago and vicinity;, rising tempera
ture; light variable winds shifting to