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GOVERNOR FIXES BIRTHDAY
FOR A DOORSTEP BABY
dren's home named her Moorefield
after a famous church, and Matilda
after herself. No clue to Baby Ma
tilda's parents has been found.
GERMANY MAY HAVE HARD TIME
CONVINCING HOME PEOPLE
U. S. DEMANDS ARE O. K.
Washington, April 25. Warning
Columbus, 0. For a door-step
baby, Matilda Moorefield is getting on
No one knew her birthday so Gov
ernor Willis has named Dec. 29 as
the day she shall celebrate. Her offi
cial birthday has been fixed as Dec
29, 1914. The child was found on a
door step and a childless woman who
is jjayinjg her expenses in the Chil
against overconfidence in pending
negotiations with Germany was giv
en by officials today. Awaiting re
ceipt of official outline of German re
ply to Pres. Wilson's final note on
U-boat warfare, hope of favorable
settlement has been tempered some
what by official word that Germany
faces very difficult task of convinc
ing its own people of justice of the1
There is no question that govern
ment of Germany wishes to avoid a
break if possible, if German editorial
comment which has been given Pres.
Wilson is indication. Official dis
patches, on other hand, suggest that,
suddenness and force of president's
note has brought imperial govern
ment face to face with necessity of
quick action at time when it appears
difficult to convince people of its ne
cessity. o o
TALK GENERAL CONSCRIPTION
London, April 25. Following brief
open session, parliament met behind
closed doors this afternoon to learn
decision of cabinet on issue of gen
eral conscription. Government was
expected to bare the military reasons
behind its action.
FAVOR QUICK END OF WAR
Salford, England, April 25 After
secession of 30 delegates, who pro
tested against anti-war policy, Brit
ish Socialist party, in conference
here, adopted resolution favoring the
speedy termination of war.
New York. James Long became
weary while spectator in night court.
Disturbed magistrate , with snoring.
Got ten days to jrest.