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2 C LAST EDITION 2 C
FEDERATION OF LABOR PROTESTS
U. S. GOING TO WAR WITH GERMANY
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
VOL. 6, NO. 109 Chicago, Monday, February 5, 1917 398 ngQjS?
AUSTRIAN NOTE BACKS
GERMANY, BUT BREAK
MAY BE AVERTED
Negotiations Still in Progress Germany Yields to U. S.
on Important Points Frees Prisoners and Warns
Ship Gerard May Leave Berlin Today.
'Berlin, Feb. 5. Ambassador Ge
rard is expected to deliver to the Ger
man government at 11 o'clock today
his instructions to leave his post
Washington, Feb. 5. Austria has
gent the ynited States a note prac
tically identical with the German de
claration of unrestricted sea warfare,
but despite this the administration is
making every effort to get a change
on Austria's part and avoid a break
similar to the German rupture.
These negotiations, have proceeded
for the past two days,