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HIGH WAGES STOP HIGH DEATH RATE
SAYS ROBERTSON, CHICAGO'S HEALTH MAN
.THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
VOL.4, NO. 291 Chicago, Wednesday, Sept 8, 1915 398i
TEDDY GIVES OUT A
Favors Forced Service of All Young Men in Industrial'
Army Would Like to See Young Astor and
Morgan Dumping Garbage How He Would ,
Build Up Great Fighting Machine.
BY GILSON GARDNER
(Copyright, 1915, by the Newspaper
Oyster Bay, N. Y.t Sept. 8. "Uni
versal service in the industrial army
of the United States" is today added
by CoL Roosevelt to his recommenda
tion of compulsory universal military
training in America.
"Yes, I would go further," declared
the colonel to me after commenting
on the need for something like the
Swiss system to train men in the
United States in the use of arms for
defensive purposes. "I believe in.
universal compulsory service in peace
no less than universal service in war.
I would have every man of military
age serve at least a year in a great
"Do you mean," I asked, "that the
sons of the rich would be obliged to
become dirty-handed laborers for a
"That is exactly what I mean," the
colonel replied. He went on to ex
plain that he would like to see Vin
cent Astor and J. P. Morgan's sons
working: on the scows that take New