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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 06, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 8

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THREAT THAT GERMANY WILL
FIGHT TO END MAKES HIT
Berlin, April 6. Factional differ
ences in the reichstag apparently
have been swept aside by vigorous
statements of Chancellor Von Beth-mann-Hollweg
in his most note
worthy address of the war.
Statement that evoked greatest
enthusiasm was Bethmann-Holl-weg's
declaration that Germany will
answer with the sword the threats
of her enemies that they will crush
her. Coupled with announcement
that Germany will continue to con
duct energetic submarine war, this
statement not only conciliated Von
Tirpitz faction, but informed world
at large that Germany is prepared to
fight war to victorious finish, regard
less of cost '
Chancellor's reference to final dis
position of Belgium drew some crit
icism from conservatives, who insist
that Belgium should be annexed, but
their displeasure was not expressed
in reichstag speeches. On the other
hand, statement that a "new" Bel
gium will be formed, guaranteed
against Anglo-French control, won
indorsement particularly of Social
ists and national liberals.
In one casual quotation from Bis
marck to the effect that the fate of
colonies is decided on the continent,
the chancellor let it be known that
restoration of Germany's conquered
possessions in Africa will be certain
step in negotiations for peace.
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BORITZ HERE TO LECTURE
Moses Boritz, Manchester, Eng
land, is in Chicago to defend Karl
Marx in a debate with F. M. Wilkes
barre at 20 W. Randolph St., next
Sunday night
Borwitz is a Marxian scholar and
has taken up the cudgel against
many prominent anti-Socialists. On
the question of the materialist con
ception of history he maintains that
no person can accept socialism with
out accepting the Marxian philoso
phy-
MERELY COMMENT
Those Oak Park boys who were
canned from school for belonging to
a private boys' club were handed sort
of a raw deal.
Doesn't look just right to sidetrack
a boy's education for the mere be
longing to a fraternity.
Some of the school high-monkey-monks
should learn and let learn.
Cattle raisers slipped one over in
the high-cost-of-meat probe.
They Armoured themselves with
some blunt queries, acted Swift and
now
The Beef Barons are a bit Meeker.
Hi Gear in The Post tells us why
we should buy an auto NOW.
We don't handle auto ads, so .we
can afford to tell you why you should
not buy now.
But maybe you'd rather ride to and
from work in an auto than eat three
squares a day.
How can a person do both, Hi, on
eighteen bucks a week?
Somebody must have been selling
fish on our Halsted street car this
morning.
Conductor! Open the transom!
A good many ballplayers we know
should make good in the movies.
They have been moving from
league to league with regular regu
larity. That's getting to be the "reel" life
in baseball.
West Side druggist has a sign in
his window which reads:
"If you like our service, send in
your friends."
Why not have a second sign read
ing: "If you don't like our service, send
in your enemies."
Nothing like getting the business
going and coming.
Better have your straw hat
cleaned. 'Twon't be long now.
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Edith Sumpter, 16, 711 Monroe st.,
Evanston, tried vainly to have father
arrested because he spanked her.

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