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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
Aeroplanes to be used in drilling
Chicago aviation recruits expected
to arrive in city tomorrow.
Hugo Silvestri, Austrian consul in
Chicago, to turn over affairs to the
Chas. Pray arrested on'North Side.
Accused of tearing small flag from a
stranger's buttonhole , and cursing
the United States.
Capt. Kenney, in charge of army
recruiting, received orders from war
dep't to hurry recruiting among ne
groes. Kenney praised bravery of
colored soldiers in past wars.
Indications were that rush to get
marriage licenses would be greater
than yesterday. Up to 2 p. m. several
hundred couples had already appear
ed: Six were at the county clerk's
office at 6 a. m.
Commodore Moffett, commanding
Great -Lakes naval training station,
ordered all lake boats closely -guarded.
Gov't will watch foreigners -trying
to enlist as stokers and firemen.
Fear plots to blow up vessels.
Blum Bros., owners of the Bavaria
Knitting Mills, in spite of the ex
W pense of advertising the "Bavaria"
trademark, have decided to change
the name on account of the war sit
uation. They, are open to sugges
tion. They have figured it will cost
thejn $50,000 to drop the old name.
III. Tuberculosis ass'n plans state
wide fight on white plague
Washington. Arrest and impris
onment will be lot of aliens who in
sult or desecrate the American flag.
New Yfcrk. Mrs Waldo Pierce,
who owns an aeroplane, wants to or
ganize women's flying corps for the
New York. Government seized 14
Austrian ships in U. S. ports. Have
total tonnage of 62,687 and value of
New York. Defining issue as war
between liberty and Prussianism,
Sen. Elihu Root demanded that all
Republicans stand behind the presi
dent Washington, -r Shipping board's
program of building 1,000 wooden
ships of 3,000 or 3,600 tons each to
meet loss of tonnage by submarines
O. K.'d by Pres. Wilson.
New Brunswick, N. J. 'Edward
Arnreim, got mad when some one
stole American flag he had hung out,
so lje painted one on his home. Arn
reim was born in Germany.
New York. Seven men at Martha
Washington hotel, maintained for
women, are going, to be out of jobs
tomorrow. Girls have learned how
to run the elevators and are going to
take their places.
Washington. General munitions
board created which will have charge
of equipping and arming American
forces. Julius Rosenwald and Dr.
Franklin Martin of Chicago are
among the members.
New York. Nearly all life insur
ance companies have attached war
riders to policies, some canceling pol
icies immediately the holder is called
to service, others increasing pre
miums and restricting death pay
ments. N o o
TEDDY CALLS AGAIN.
Washington, April 10. Col. Theo
dore Roosevelt called on Pres. Wil
son at noon today to talk over war
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