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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 04, 1917, NOON EDITION, Image 11

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PATRIOTIC WOMEN GET MEN TO SIGN PLEDGE
OF LOYALTY TO UNCLE SAM
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Women throughout the United States are stopping men on the street
and getting their signatures of loyalty to the president at this critical time.
Mrs. Charles B. Cushing is here shown, on Fifth av., New York, adding a
man's signature to 1ier list
TO BUILD EMERGENCY- NAVY
YARDS AT ONCE.
Washington, April 4. The navy
dep't will immediately spend the
$18,000,000 emergency appropriation
for increased navy yard facilities as
follows:
At Portsmouth, N. H., facilities for
the immediate construction of ten
submarines.
New York, one slip for the con
struction of a capital battleship and
additional machine shops, $3,000,000.
Philadelphia, two slips and shops,
about $6,000,000.
Norfolk, one slip and shops, about
$5,000,000.
Puget Sound and Mare Island ship
ways (number and amount not
stated).
Nothing was given out as to a sta
tion on the Great Lakes.
C o
In a journey of twenty miles, the
nineteenth is half way. Chinese
Proverb.
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