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THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
VOL.6, NO. 148 Chicago, Thursday, March 22, 1917 398jj
SAM WATCHES BILL'S
AS HE PREPARES
Kaiser's People Said to Be Growing Uneasy About the
Continual Emptiness of Their StomachsWilson
Prepares Message io War Congress
Navy Recruiting Heavy.
Washington, March 2Z Men 'and
more.men is the nation's call today.
The navy wants them, and the
army will soon need them. The navy
is-doing all that human energy and
endurance can accomplish to speed
its preparations. .The army waits
upon congress, ready to heed what it
may say as to calling men.
Naval, military, economic, indus
trial and financial preparedness
plans, as formulated by national de
fens council are claimed to be as
advanced as could be expected at this
Navy department is crowding its
recruiting, filling up its reserves. The
influx of men gratifies officials.
Regular army recruiting is on the
War department is prepared to fol
low out with vigor any course con
gress adopts, although proponents of
universal military training fear that
their schemes will be blasted in case
qf a eaH for volunteers, as a double
system volunteer and compulsory
cannot be operated at one time.