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SHIP CAPTAIN WHO RAN U-BOAT BLOCKADE
UNARMED MADE A HERO BY FRENCH
When the French liner Orleans arrived at Bordeaux, France, the first
American ship to 'run through the submarine blockade established by Ger
many, her captain was cheered and entertained by authorities and resi
dents. Capt. Tucker is here shown with French civil officials.
NICK ROMANOFF NOT WORTH AS
MUCH AS CHUCK CHAPLIN
New York, March 22. 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.
Catherine Van Bogan, 15, 7846 St
Lawrence av.,, tried suicide. Gas. May
die. Grieved oyer mother's death.
EQUIP ILLINOIS GUARD TO FULL
Springfield, III., March 22.i-Acting
under orders from the war depart
ment at Washington, Adj't Gen.
Dickson has begun 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.
John Brock, molder, 1855 Throop,