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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 14, 1917, NOON EDITION, Image 1

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2C NOON EDITION C
GREATER CHICAGO FEDERATION RAPS
WALTER FISHER TRACTION BILLS
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
VOL.6, NO. 141 Chicago, Wednesday. March 14, 1917
398
I). S. VESSEL
IS SUNK!
London, March 14. The American
steamer Algonquin, bound for Lon
don an dladen with foodstuffs, was
torpedoed without warning on Mon
day morning.
All of the crew of 27 were saved.
The submarine refused to assist the
survivors in the lifeboats.
The report of the torpedoing was
issued by the American, consul.
The Algonquin was an iron screw
steamer of 4,833 tons. It was built
in 1890 at Cramp's Philadelphia ship
yards. It was dwned by the Clyde
Steamship Co. and was registered at
.the pert of New York,
R. R. PEACE
EXPECTED
New York, March 14. Two camps
from which negotiations to avert the
threatened country-wide railroad,
strike war will be conducted were es
tablished in Grand Central Terminal
district today.
Brotherhood chiefs coming, here
from Washington today for meeting
with railroad conference committee
tomorrow had declared for peaceful
settlement if possible. They were,
however, determined there should be
a settlement, through a great labor
war if necessary. Reports from va
rious railway centers indicated that
strike orders are automatically, set

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