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WAR BREAK BRIEFS
Annapolis, Md. Special .examina
tion for extra class of midshipmen
ordered to be held June 27. With one
class of midshipmen just graduated,
two more will graduate within six
Columbus, 0. "If war. is declared,
resolutions for national prohibition
as part of the preparedness program
will be urged," said statement issued
by Anti-Saloon league national
New York. 15,000 meet at Madi
son Square Garden and cheer and
shout for America to enter the war
Barcelona, Spain. The 59 Yar
rowdale sailors who were for a while
held prisoners in Germany have
reached here on their return to the
San Francisco. War dep't bought
15,200 acres in Monterey county for
Washington. Col. I. N. Lewis, U.
S. A., retired, inventor of Lewis ma
chine gun; has refused to accept
royalties on his guns which are made
for U. S. use.
Berlin. Populace seems but little
stirred at the thought of war with
Sec'y Daniels pleads
for enlistments. Navy lacks 26,000
men for available ships and needs
13,000 more than that to bring total
Washington. Army regiments will
be assigned to Governor's Island, N.
Y., and to near Chicago to conduqt
spring training camp work for civil
ians. Providence, R. I. House passed
resolution indorsing uftversal oblig
atory military training.
Cambridge, Mass. Harvard will
dismiss classes and turn its immense
equipment over to the government
for use as officers' training camp
when war comes.
BERLJN INSISTS PEOPLE ARE
SATISFIED AND CONFIDENT
Berlin, March 23. "There is no
revolution" in Germany.
London, Holland and New York
rumors that trouble has been brew
ing in Germany are of the entente's
Germany is united, confident and
with no signs of any "revolution."
German officials, today were amus
ed at circulation in entente channels
of such a report. They attributed it
to nervousness felt by Germany's en
emies over Russian revolution. Rus
sian revolution "itself they attributed
to failure, of allies to make any gain
Not only German officials, but the
German people are entirely satisfied
with results of submarine warfare.
They are satisfied with progress of
the war. They are satisfied to make
sacrifices because they are satisfied
of victory. German people are en
tirely content with present condi
tions. The recent promise made by the
imperial chancellor of future liberties
is a guarantee to the people of the
Retreat of German forces on the
western front is not causing alarm.'
On contrary it is regarded with ad
miration as one of Field Marshal von
Hindenburg's clever strategy moves
to save human lives.
SON'S TESTIMONY MAY HELP
Bernard Thomas, 14, gave testi
mony yesterday in Judge Brothers'
court that may result in conviction
for his father, Joseph Thomas,
charged with wife murder.
The son said his mother was in
good health the night before he
found her dead in their home, 2532
Lexington st., Nov. 3, 1916.
Chas. W. Boyce-, druggist, testified
that he sold the defendant the cya
nide of potassium which is supposed,
to have poisoned the -wife,"