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TWO CENTS THE DAY BOOK-TWO CENTS
EQUIP ILLINOIS GUARD TO FULL
Springfield, III., March 21. Acting
under orders from the war depart
ment at Washington, Adj't Gen.
Dickson today began preparations to
equip the Illinois national guard to
full war strength.
The full- quota of troops of the
Illinois guard would be approximate
ly 20,000 men.
13th ward Socialists meet at Eliz
abeth Weal's, 2525 Wilcox.
Junior Socialist Labor league
meets at 738 W. Madison, 7 p. m.
Chicago Bahai assembly meets at
Hartford bldg., 8 S. Dearborn, 3:30
p. m. Subject: "The Fulfillment of
. Mr. R. M. Joslyn of Elgin, pres. of
Evolution Society, lectures at Jew
ish Alliance, 1243 N. Wood, on "The
Evolution and Origin of Religion."
Mr. F. D. Flint, manager and sec'y
of Nat'l Suspended Mono-Rail Co.,'
speaks before the Press Club of Chi
cago at clubrooms, 12:30 p. m.
Englewood Y. P. S. L. meets at
5824 Aberdeen, 8 p. m.
22d ward Democratic organization
meets at Yondorf hall, North av. and
Halsted, 8 p. m.
Mothers' league mass meeting to
protest high cost of living, at Hebrew
Inst, 1258 Taylor, 7:30 p. m. Morris
Seskind, Wm. Rodriguez and others
Office Employes' union, No. 12,755,
organization meeting at Masonic
Temple, room 210, 7 p. m. Office
Indianapolis, Ind. 46 of 150 in
dicted by federal grand jury on elec
tion fraud charges pleaded guilty
when arraigned in federal court.
THEY'VE HEARD THE CALL
By Jim Manee
There's a band of bloomin' gypsies,
Who have wintered here in town.
They are plannin', so they tell us,
On the breakin' of their ground.
They have heard the call of nature,
And they're packin' up their loads.
'Tis the call of spring that's pullin'
Out on the country roads. 4
P. S. "Wait 'Till the Sun Shines,
Nellie," as played by a' hurdy gurdy,
floated in through our window today.
NICK ROMANOFF NOT WORTH AS
MUCH AS CHUCK CHAPLIN
New York, March 21. An offer of
10,000 rubles a week ($5,000) was
cabled to Nicholas Romanoff of Rus
sia today by Louis J. Selznick, movie
producer, to come to America and
appear in a film called "Behind the
Throne." Selznick, once a penni
less exile, is now a millionaire.
RESTORE GUARDSMEN'S RIGHTS
Washington, March 21. President
Wilson has issued an executive order
restoring to their former civil service
status all national guardsmen who
as a result of border service lost their
rating, the department of commerce
stated today. a
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FIRE IN PAINT PLANT
An explosion in barrel paint and
white lead departments of Sherwin-
Williams Co., 115th st and Langley W
av., resulted in a fire that caused a
4-11 alarm to be sent in. Fire said
to have trapped several persons.
Partly cloudy tonight and Thurs
day; not much change in tempera
ture; moderate, variable winds. Tem
perature! Tuesday: High, 64;. toWj 34