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in Mediterranean by German sub
marine, according to dispatch from
Consul Gaulin a Marseilles. All of
crew said to have been saved. .
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CONBRESS MAY BALK ON SOME
OF WILSON'S WAR PLANS
Washington, April 10. Cabinet
meeting today tn fifth -day of the
war, had to consider:
The Austrian break;
Opposition within congress on the
administration war measure, and,
Announced plans for financing the
Perhaps most serious proposition
before cabinet today was thajt of con
gressional opposition to selective
conscription idea. Congress, instead
of meeting emergency quickly and
unfalteringly, is hesitating. J?res.
Wilson himself has attempted prob
ably successfully to stem the anti
draft spirit within military committee
However, the-general view today
was that this revolt against admin
istration plans would crumble.
As for finance demands, it is
thought that they will" be gladly
granted once they are introduced in
Administration plan is to get these
under way Thursday and thert to
offer the bonds to pqpular subscrip
tion. Everyone will have an opportunity
to buy bonds. Advertising may be
resorted to in an effort to dispose of
this 'old glory" issue. Bonds will
probably be sold in small denomina
tions so that people will have widest
opportunity to participate.
Further steps toward Austria ap
parently await next move on her
Seizure flf Austrian vessels, de
scribed' officiallyas "protective police
measure" is thought to have been
undertaken because, of belief that a
state of war is coming. Government,
it is believed, preferred not to take
am- rhances of baviae Austrian ves
sels dismantled. '-
SPY SUSPECT CAUGHT PLOT TO
Discovery of a veritable colony of
disloyal hyphenated Americans and
scheming aliens on the North Side in .
the East Chicago av. and Hudson av.
police districts caused the dep't of
justice to "fill those neighborhoods
with secret service men today. Four
teen spy suspects were taken into
custody on the North Side yesterday.
A plot to blow up railroad property is
said to have been uncoveredv
Four men were arrested in the act
of blowing up a railroad bridge in
Dubuque, la., according to informa
tion given out by the dep't of justice.
The bridge accommodates three
roads, the Illinois Central, Great
Western and Burlington. .
The gov't is making a minute in-,
vestigation of papers found in the
possession of Gustav JaccJbsen, under
arrest on charges of conspiring to
foment a revolution in India. Max
Teich, part owner of Hotel Atlantic;
withdrew from Jacobsen's bontft The
latter's friend, Wm. Boldenweck,
one-time strong Republican politi
cian, immediately got busy in his be
half and secured Rudolf Seifert, 80
W. Washington, to take Teich's
CHICAGO WAR NEWS
550 "jackies" will leave for east
Six hundred enlisted in army and
Railroad chiefs' discussed plans to
speed up transportation of troops.
John Borden, Chicago millionaire,
named lieut. commander in navy.
Grand rally of soldiers and sailors
will be held in Grant park tonight
1,500 have enlisted in aviation sec
tion of officers' reserve corps in last
Hugo Silvestri, Austrian consul in
Chicago, to turn over affairs to the