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"KAISER MUST ACT AT ONCE" -WILSON
Washington, April T9.-A brilliant
audience heard the president's mes
sage to congress this afternoon after
the dispatch of a communication to
Germany that may mean breaking
off friendly relations -with that nation
unless she changes her present sub
marine methods immediately.
Long before the arrival of the pres
ident crowds were jostling for stand
ing. space in the halls outside of the
Washington, April 19. "Unless
the imperial German government
should now immediately declare and
effect an abandonment of its present
methods of warfare against passen
ger and freight carrying vessels, this
government can have no choice but
to sever diplomatic relations with
the government of the German em
This declaration was made by
President Wilson to congress this
afternoon at the climax of a message
in which he indicted in severest
terms the German submarine situa
tion. "This decision I have arrived at,"
the president added, "with the keen
WILL BE READY FOR CHALLENGE
The Daily News, ardent supporter
of Automatic telephone grab, in an
editorial today expressed the hope
that Charles Dold's charges of graft
in connection with the telephone deal
would not go unchallenged.
Dold and others who are against
the big grab are going calmly on in
their work of collecting evidence and
are prepared for any challenges the
trust press may hurl. The evidence
will be presented to the state public
utilities commission when that body
fionslders the telephone deaL -,
Single Tax club will be addressed
by Louis Wallis, lecturer for 111. Sin
gle Tax league, Fri., 8 p. m., 64 W.
Randolph: "Economic Interpreta
tion of the U. S. Constitution." Dr.
N. Krishna of India will also speak.
Two lectures, auspices Roth Pub
lications, 186 N. La Salle, Thurs., 8
p. m.: R. R. Godwin, "Waste in a Gro
cery Store"; Mr. Luther of People's
Gas, "Proper Store Lighting."
"The Life and Writings of Voltair
ine de Cleyre" subject of Wm. Thurs
ton Brown's farewell lecture before
Social Science class, 8 tonight, 1024"
N. Robey st. Open to public.
MUNITION MAKERS' STRIKE
BRINGS OUT MILITIA
Hastings, N. Y April 19. State
militia called following clash between
striking munition workers and com
muters on New York Central railroad
near plant of National Conduit and
Cable Co., in which shots were fired.
No one hurt.
Plant where about 2,500 munition
workers are on strike was closed last
night, following day of rioting.
CHICAGO GRAIN. Grain and
provisions down. May wheat close,
WHOLESALE PRODUCE. Eggs,
20c; butter, 34c.
NEW YORK STOCKS. Broke
badly at opening, steadied later.
Showers and thunderstorms to
night and Thursday morning, follow
ed by fair by afternoon or night;
warmer tonight; cooler by Thursday
night; southeasterly shifting to west
erly gale. Temperature Tuesday:
Highest, 63; Jowesj, 44