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- FIRE HORROR REPORT GIVEN HOYNE
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
VOL. 6, NO. 108 Chicago, Saturday, February 3, 1917 3!
I. S. BREAKS RELATIONS
Gerard Is Recalled Swiss Minister Takes Charge of
Teuton Affairs President Addresses Congress
May Avoid Actual War Unless Germany
Sink U. S. Ship-Navy Yards Guarded.
' Washington, Feb. 3. President Wilson told congress
this afternoon he had instructed Secretary of State Lan
sing to break off diplomatic relations with Germany.
Ambassador Gerard and all American consuls have
been recalled from Germany.
German Ambassador Von Bernstotff was handed his
passports at 1 :57 this afternoon