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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 05, 1917, LAST EDITION, Image 4

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of hostilities they must be paid for
at full cash value.
Honolulu. Interned German gun
boat, Geier, burning in harbor, sup
posedly set on. fire by its crew. Amer
ican squadron has abandoned target
practice and is patroling bay.
Yokohama. Silk exchange sus
pended operations today, owing to
slump in prices occasioned by Amer
ican break with Germany.
Hot Springs, Ark. Not wishing
Count von Bernstorff any hard luck,
but Mine. Sarah Bernhardt says she
hopes he will be forced to sail on an
unmarked ship with chances of be
coming submarine victim.
Berlin. Four members of crew of
British steamer Evestone were killed
when that vessel was sunk today.
LINER ST. LOUIS IS HELD AT
DOCK IN NEW YORK
New York, Feb. 5. The American
liner St. Louis will not sail today, it
was stated by officials of the Amer
ican line. Whether she will depart
later for Liverpool was not stated.
The ship is coaled and provisined for
its journey.
The Cunard liner Carmania is on
her way to Liverpool a day behind
the Adriatic, the big White Star liner.
The Carminia, laden with muntions
for the allies, has no Americans
aboard.
Twenty-six-Americans were aboard
the French liner Rochambeau when
she steamed out of the harbor for
Bordeaux late Sunday afternoon.
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WASHINGTON ASKS NATION TO
BE CAREFUL
Washington, Feb. 5. Warning
through the press to the country
government officials and citizens
againsf doing anything in panic or
haste that might embarrass the gov
ernment seriously m its present in
ternational situation, was issued to
day by the administration.
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Swedish club averred its loyalty.
SO. AMERICA NOT TO FOLLOW
WILSON'S LEAD ,
Buenos Aires, Feb. 5. President
Wilson is most unlikely to receive
much South American support in his
suggestion for joint neutral action,
if editorial comment is any standard
by which to judge.
In Argentina it is necessary to dif
ferentiate between the lower and the
upper class opinion as to America's
step. It is noticeable that the former
class the .most numerous is pro
United States because it is pro-ally.
But the upper class controls the pol
icies of the nation. And it is cold
est toward the United States.
The same situation "exists in other
South American republics.
. LATE NEWS
Fire in portable classroom of Co
lumbus public school, Leavitt and
Augusta, caused excitement among
1,800 pupils. Small damage.
Illinois naval reserves guarding
steamer Eastland, lying in Calumet
river near 104th, now doing service
as training ship.
Widow of late Sen. A. J. Olson, mil
lionaire dairyman, says his estate has,,
been looted.
Mrs. Ruby Passey, 314 W. Locust,
badly scalded. Hot water heater ex
ploded. John Olson, 25, 2111 W. Huron, a
teamster, found dead today in horse
stall in rear of home by Otto Krager,
his employer.
Chas. Jones, 4202 West End av.,
walking on: Franklin St., was hit by "
fire escape which fell from 14 N.
Franklin. Chest crushed. Iroquojs
hospital. He'll probably recover.
Det. Make Mells detailed by First
Deputy Westbrook to make rounds
of foreign country consulates to see
if they want guards.
Capt Edward Evers, III. Naval Mi
litia, says he can turn over 1,000 men
within 24 hours, if war is declared.
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