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SOLDIERS GETTING RIFLES READY FOR WAR
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Guns are being polished up and tested, bayonets sharpened and other
equipment for war service gotten ready in the armories of the United
States for the call to arms. Soldiers of a New York armory are here shown
preparing for the emergency.
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DELAWARE HAS MOTHERS' LAW
From Delaware conies the in
formation that the state legislature
has enacted a mothers' pension law.
This makes 28 states that now have
this law. Judge Henry Neil, father
of: the mothers' pension law, has
been invited by the English parlia
ment to assist it in framing sucti a
o o r
Georgia proposes to go "Bone dry
one -better, and Jiave. whaL.IooIcsJikeJ.flnd a.riaxin fftdp.ral jrisna.
Christian Science dry, by prohibition
of alcohol for even medical purposes.
CONVICT BACON AS SPY
New York, March 27. George
Vaux Bacon, the American newspa
per man arrested in. England as spy,
pleaded guilty before Judge Van
Fleet here to a charge of conspir
acy to set on foot ou American soil a
military enterprise against a friendly
nation. He was sentenced to a year