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POLICE BOARD AGAINST FOOD RIOTS
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
VOL. 6, NO. 155 Chicago, Friday, March 30, 1917 3
WAR LOOMS CLOSER
END HAS COME?
President- and Cabinet Hold Conference Today to
Complete Message Congress to Crush Pacifists
and Go the Limit Plan Big Army.
Washington, March 30. Only
actual war was talked here generally
Chancellor von Bethmann-Hollweg
clinched the idea. '
Hollweg, considered defiant, weak
and misleading in his arguments,
swept aside- all doubts in minds of
international experts that Pres. Wil
son will make forceful demand upon
congress for America to play full
part in struggle. That Hollweg had
made a poor case for himself and his
nation was general view.
Cabinet and president were expect
ed to shape test details of the presi
dent's "war message" today.
The main thought of it-strong"
active defense of America's rights
according to authorities has been
crystallized long since.
That Pres. Wilson is rapidly turn
ing more strongly in avor of some