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GERARD HOME HAS NO MES-
SAGE FROM GERMANY
Long Branch, N. J., Oct 10. Am
bassador Gerard, who arrived in New
York this morning, bears no message
from Kaiser Wilhelm to President
Wilson suggesting American inter
cession on behalf of peace.
Nor does he come for the special
purposes of discussing with the pres
ident reported revival of the subma
rine menace. It may be stated posi
tively Qerard's trip to this country is
made entirely at the suggestion of
Sec'y of State Lansing in order to
give to the American ambassador "a
much-needed vacation." As a mat-
ter of fact, this invitation to come"
home didn't reach Gerard until
shortly before his ship sailed. He
was in Copenhagen at the time mak
ing preparations for Mrs. Gerard's
trip back to this country.
No date has been set for Gerard to
see the president -here. The president
leaves for Indianapolis early tomor
row evening and will make two ad
dresses there Thursday. He returns
late Friday, so it is likely Gerard will
not see him before next week.
Sec'y Lansing comes to Shadow
Lawn late today to confer with the
president, and owing to the activi
ties of the German submarine U-53
along the American coast Sunday his
visit has aroused great interest.
BOSTON RED SOX PRESIDENT
SAME OLD JOE
Boston, Oct 10. Sec'y Edwin L.
Riley of the Red Sox today received
a letter from President J. J. Lannin of
that club, now in Brooklyn, that "his
services were no longer required."
The letter of dismissal from the
world's champions was like a bolt
from a clear sky both to the fans and
President Lannin gave no explana
tion in his letter and Riley refused
to comment beyond the fact that if
any statement was forthcoming it
would be from the Red Sox office.
1 YOUNG BRIDE IS ANXIOUS TO
GET HER HUBBY BACK
Mrs. Myra Sandberg is 17 years
old and she wants her husband back.
She started habeas corpus action
in Judge Thomson's circuit court to
day to compel her husband's parents,
Charles and Helen Sandberg, 1418
Summerdale av.f to release her hub
by to her.
According to Att'y Benj. Burr, rep
resenting Mrs. Sandberg, who lives
for the present at 6531 Laflin st.,
Sandberg, who also is 17, got his
wife through an, elopement to Mich
igan City, Aug. 17.
At the end of the honeymoon trip
in Chicago, Sept. 26, he was arrested
on juvenile delinquency charges and
is being held in custody by his pa
rent said Burr.
BITS OF NEWS
Band of five negro auto bandits
got $5 from Geo. Hernbrott's saloon,
4330 S. State. Pulled gun on Mrs.
Jewelry, diamonds and clothing
valued at $10,000, proceeds of bur
glaries, found today in room on the
Northwest Side, which police say
was occupied by John Prochacki, ar
One thousand nevy Y. M. C. A.
members added in first day of five
day day campaign to get 5,000 new
Three of family of Wm. Loring,
5052 N. Oakley av., overcome by ac
cidental escape of gas while they
III. free employment bureau has
jobs for 25 to carry coal, 50 to wheel
coal, 60 coal trimmers and teamsters.
Ninetten Chicago soldier boys just
back from border who found jobs
were not held open for them are ur
gently in need of work. Ass'n of
Commerce not yet able to land them
Masons from all parts of the state
here to attend meeting of the grand
lodge of DL, which started at Orien
tal Consistory temple today.