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ger is serious problem in Germany
Lieut Col. Jacob Frank, Illinois na
tional guard, says 400 medical men
are needed for Illinois militia. Asks
doctors to volunteer.
Flying auto squads of recruiting
agents swept through north shore
suburbs and country towns yester
4t day. Many recruits signed.
450 members of Illinois Naval Re
serve, under command of Lieut. Jas.
D. Davidson, left for "somewhere in
east," after parade through loop.
Guy L. Jones, 5422 Kenmore av.f
returned from Mexico, brought back
German-made rifle taken from one of
Villa's men. Says he believes Ger
many is supplying arms to Villa.
National Advertising Advisory
board notified Sec'y of Treas. Mc
Adoo of plans to raise $5,000,000,000
loan for gov't in one week if neces
sary. o o
A. B. C. POWERS TALK IT OVER
WITH SEC'Y ZIMMERMAN.
The Hague, April 9. Ministers in
Berlin for "A. B. C. group" of Latin
American powers (Argentina, Brazil
and Chile) held an hour's conference
with German Foreign Sec'y Zimmer
man on Sunday. Was rumored that
this action presages rupture with
Germany by united action of these
three powerful South American na
tions. Rio de JaneiroAnnouncement
of Brazil's decision against Germany
was momentarily expected today.
Meanwhile thousands of Germans
were preparing to quit the country.
First steps of retaliation against
Germany for sinking of Brazilian
. steamship Parana and killing of Bra
zilian citizens may be seizure of 41
9 German steamships in Brazilian harbors.
CONSIDER BREAK WITH U. S
WORTH THE STAKE
The Hague, April 9. Germany's
industrial leaders do not think war
with America is too high a price to
pay for unlimited submarine warfare,
according to symposium published
in Rheinische Westphaclische. Every
one of leading business heads ques
tioned by newspaper replied that the
submarine warfare was not "over
expensive" even in -view of Ger
many's alienation of United States.
ONE CONCERN GIVES JACKLIFT
TRUCKS TO U. S. AT COST
Edward L. Koening, 136 W. Lake,
resident distributor for the Lewis
Shepard Co., Boston, Mass., manu
facturers of the Jacklift master ele
vating trucks, today received the fol
"With the love of our country
strong in our hearts we have offered
today to the arm yan dnavy dep'ts all
jacklift master elevating trucks pur
chased by them during period of the
war at cost price. Lewis-Shepard
PENFIELD NOT ORDERED OUT
Munich, April 9. F. C. Penfield,
American ambassador to Vienna, ar
rived Jiere today, enroute to France
and Washington. He insisted he
had- not been notified of any break
in relations between Austria and
HAIG PENETRATES LINES
London, April 9. British attacked
in force on wide front from south of
Arras to south of Lens before St.
Quentin today "making satisfactory
progress," according to report of
Field Marshal Haig today.
"Everywhere we penetrated the
enemy's lines," the British commander-in-chief
FIVE DROWN IN MISSOURI
Bismarck, N. D.f April 9. Five
dead and another dying today, fol
lowing capsizing of small boat in the
flood water of Missouri river late yes
terday. Garbage teamsters back on job today.