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corators and Paper Hangers' union,
Judge Bowles ordered "Mammy"
Jackson to appear in court and tell
what she knows of whereabouts of
Loretto De Visco dropped $50,000
breach of promise suit against Hugo
L. Klein, pres. Sterne & Klein, cloth
Twenty-two horses burned to death
in fire that wrecked stables of L.
Sonnenschein, 2013 Laflin.
Five-ton meteor found on northern
bank of Lake Geneva.
Mayor revoked amusement license
of McGovern Bros.' cafe, 661 N.
Bandit got $10 from Harland's dry
goods store, 4238 Cottage Grove av.
Julius Friedlander, alias "Red
Fries," indicted in "gold coast" rob-
WAR OVER IN 90
beries quiz, in jail. Can't find bonds
man. Amusement license of Peter Conte,
1158 N. Clark, and Garden cafe, 1300
N. Clark, revoked.
Inquest into' death of Mrs. Edward
Bennan postponed. Relatives charge
she was poisoned.
Bandit got $116 and railroad ticket
from Wayne L. Wilson, Huntington,
W. Va., near I. C. depot
Eight jurors selected to try three
Paisleys, owners of defunct banks.
Edw. J. Kelly and Wm. P. O'Brien
top detective bureau efficiency list.
Herbert Shores, 7010 Michigan av.,
fell into Jackson park lagoon. Clung
to ice for hour before pulled out
Francis Spencer Kittoe, agent for
Eastern Iron & Steel Co., divorced by
Henrietta Nancy Kittoe, 4711 Jack
son blvd. Drunkenness and cruelty,
DAYS DECLARATION OF
WAR WILL BE DECLARATION OF PEACE
BY CHARLES EDWARD RUSSELL
Washington, Feb. 7. Suppose war
does come to us because of the stand
we have taken
You believe and I believe that war
is the sum of all things terrible and
hatefuU I ought to believe so; I have
seen enough of it
Yet war between the United States
and Germany now would not be a
thing to shudder' at or be sorry for.
It would not be a war fought with
guns, shrapnel and bullets. It would
be a war where moral conviction
would be found stronger than all
such weapons and bringing a surer
and quicker victory.
If you have not thought about this
the foregoing statement will seem
too farfetched and extravagant. But
it isn't. It is just cold-blooded fact.
Ninety days after the United States
and Germany declare war it will all
be oveV and the war in Europe will
be over, too. Peace will be made, or
in the making.
Meantime, in all probability, not an
American life will have been lost or
a drop of American blood shed.
It is like this:
The moment the United States de
clares war on Germany every intel
ligent German, in the trenches or
anywhere else, will know perfectly
well that it is all off; the game is up
Every man in the ranks of the 'en
tente, trenches or anywhere else, will
know perfectly well that his side is
certain to win.
All the world will know these
things. To win Germany must beat
the United States. By no human
possibility could she beat the United
States. She might as well try to beat
the planet Mars.
You say: "All, but we have no
army. And we have only a very small
navy. And we have no guns and no
ammunition. What could we do?"
No doubt at the moment we are
shy of tools. But we have the poten
tialities of all these things. Before
this nation faced any chance of de
feat it would have under arms eve 1