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VOL.6tNO.l0fr Chicago, Thursday, February 1, 1,917 39ft
PREPARE FOR BREAK
WITH GERMANY OVER
,Wil$ori And Lansing Prepare Ultimatum Seprecy
Marks Moves; Ambassador May Get Passport-r-
Jew York Opened- Germany Stakes All on .
Ruthless U-Boat Campaign.
Washington, Feb. 1. After con-
farrjng yfith. Pres: Wilson-for some?
' . WaSrdngtorfr Feb. 1.-The state -de-'
parbnent today suspended issuance:
-of 'American passports to travelers
abroad. No explanation ya giverV
latld the length of the swpensjOn tips,
time, Sec'y of f3tate,Lanirig; this aft
ernoon ppsitiyeiy'&eclined -to. make
any statement conceming-4ne GerV-tnari-American.
situation! . ,.
At noon Lansing! took to,-th? Wftib1
House -what was understood, to be a'
eclarajtion of 'tjiis' -governments
course of actiqn in, the crisis -with.
e' United tesjsovernmnt la
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