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Keller against Andre Anderson at
Baltimore and was knocked out in
the third round. Simms was shorter
and much lighter than the Chicago
Johnny Dundee outfought Lew
Tendler in the six-round wind-up of
a Philadelphia show.
WAR BREAK. BRIEFS
New York. Pacifists plan to have
parade of 15,000 in Washington on
day congress convenes andwill send
1,000,000 telegrams and letters to
president and congress urging peace.
New York. J. P. Morgan & Co.
offers to loan government $1,.000,000
without interest to relieve possible
ambarrassment of depot quarter
master. New York. 29 members of aerial
coast patrol, composed of millionaire
Yale graduates, ordered to report to
Palm Beach, Fla., for training.
Springfield. Gov. Lowden offered
his steam yacht Venice to serve in
naval reserve. Has not been in serv
ice for two years.
New York. Labor is patriotic and
will stand squarely behind govern
ment, said Sam'l Gompers, "but it
will not stand for exploitation of la
bor for benefit of army contractors."
.St Paul. Gov. Burnquist signed
bill authorizing teaching of patriot
ism in common schools at least one
day a week.
STRIP COPS OF STARS CHARGE
GRAFTING FROM AUTOISTS
Motorcycle Policemen Ralph Odell,
6358 S. Sangamon av., and Henry
Huttner, 7134 Langley av., were
stripped jsi stars last night' on
charges made by Wm. Henett, a
chauffeur, 545 W. 45th St., for graft
ing from automobilists.
rienett claims he had arranged to
pay the men $5 for tearing up sum
mons against him. But he arranged
for more than that. As he handed
the men the money, several police-,
men stepped forth and arrested
The men will face civil service
board. First Deputy W. Westbrook
announced the case may go to
State's Att'y Hoyrie.
COUNCIL WOULD GO IN FOR
SELLING FOOD RESULT OF
MOTHERS' MASS MEETING
Fruits of the mass meeting of 500
worried mothers in Hodcarriers hall
a few weeks ago came yesterday
when the city council passed a reso
lution offered by Aid. Rodriguez
which asks the state legislature for
f ower to go into the business of sell
ing food, milk, coal and ice. It was
the biggest step toward municipal
ownership taken by the body in ten
Aid Rodriguez had to skirmish for
an hour before he could get the
council on record, but when he did
nail the thing down the vote went as
a landslide for the measure.
Opponents of the proposition were
Aid. Michaelson, Capitain and Mc
Cormick. Aid. Kerner, Pretzel, Mil
ler and Merriam spoke for the reso
lution, and the rest of the council,
with the exception of the trio named
above, voted with them.
NATIONAL SECURITY LEAGUE
PLANS "WAR" MEETING
National Security league plans
mass meeting in Orchestra hall, April
3, to pass on actions of congress. All
Illinois congressmen and senators are
expected to send telegrams explain
ing their recards on war measures.
Admiral Rob't E. Peary, Former War
Seo'y Henry L. Stimson and Fred'k
R. Coudert are speakers. ' 0
GERMAN SOLDIERS SEEK FOOD
The Hague, March 27. j4,000 Ger
man soldiers have crossed the line
into Holland seekiiig food, according
to frontier reports received here to
day. They have been interned at