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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 06, 1917, NOON EDITION, Image 1

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1 POLICE BAFFLED BY BRUTAL MURDER
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
VOL. 6, NO. 161 Chicago, Friday, April 6, 1917 3:
AMERICA NOW AT WAR
-BRAZIL MAY FOLLOW
-RAISE BIG ARMY
Millions of Men and Billions of Dollars Wanted at Once
Brazil and Bolivia May Make War on Kaiser
First Vote of a Woman in Congress
Against War.
Washington, April 6. America is
at war.
Amid the most dramatic scenes
ever witnesssed in congress the
house early today passed the resolu
which formally declared Germany
many as an enemy and launched the
United States in the fight for the
democracy of the world.
Vote on the resolution was 373
to 50.
For the first time in history a
woman voted on question of war.
With a sob and a protest of her love
of country, she voted "No."
Only things left now to make state
of war formal are signatures of Vice
Pres. Marshall and Pres. Wilson.
Marshall will sign the resolution
at noon in the senate. Then it will
be sent by messenger to the White
House, or Wilson himself will go to
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