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' ters and friends slowly scanned the
bodies, moving from form to form.
Horror was so great that many were
awed beyond stage of tears. They
merely walked along, with pallid J
faces, stooping over each form, and
v proceeding onward in their vain
-. search. Two or three women faint
t? ed, but for most part ther,e was a
grim and horror' stricken determina
tion" not to be overcome.
Investigation shows victims were
mainly residents of this section.
" VYAR BRIEFS" .
The Hague. German women riot
'for food in Dusseldorf.
Washington. 686 neutral boats
have been sunk by U-boats since war
San Francisco. In last two weeks
issuance of marriage licenses has
been 350 per cent over normal.
Muskogee. Every Indian in Okla
homa under government guardian
ship has been drafted into service as
N Guatemala City. Martial law .de
clared in Guatemala, following dis
turbances along Mexican and Salva
Denver. Only four marriage li
censes issued here in 24 hours, fol
lowing wave of public sentiment
against war grooms.
San Diego. Schooner carrying
munitions and bound for Mexican
west coast chased, fired upon and
captured by U. S. destroyers.
Springfield, Mass. County food
production committee after investi
gation gives warning that we may
m expect $10 flour within few months.
Milwaukee. One swain with the
' fear of trench in his heart didn't even
know the last name of his anti-war
bride. He didn't get a marriage li
cense. Detroit Y. M. C. A. has aban-
doned prospective $1,000,000 cam
paign to build seve nbranches in the
Tity aad will use committees to help
government raise its $5,000,000,000
bond issue, it notified Pres. Wilson
Washington. National Agricultur
al society recommends establishment
of federal food commission to mobil
ize 'supplies and fix prices of food
stuffs. Paris. Crew of an American
steamer, the Edwin Hund, picked up
at sea off Almeria, Spain, dfter hav
ing been torpedoed by German sub
marine. St. Louis. Conference of agricul
tural experts urges that recruits re
jected for physical unfitness for army
service be used in government serv
ice on the farms.
Dallas, Tex. Gov. F. E. Ferguson
promises Texas will furnish 50,000
soldiers in one day by volunteer sys
tem while it would take month to get
so many by conscription, he says.
New York. If any American loses
life as result of explosives placed on
alien liners taken over by govern
ment, captain of ship and chief en
gineer will be charged with murder.
Detroit A. B. Hall, wealthy at
torney, who said he was "too old and
fat" to enlist, is paying $50 a month
to family of young man who took
Hall's place by enlisting in navy.
New York. Suffragists threaten
to post sentinels at city clerk's office
to discourage girls from marrying
"slackers" attempting to avoid draft
New York. Army of 210,000 Boy
Scouts signed up. to raise gardens
and distribute information for gar
den raisers to help feed nation at
Cjncinnati. Recruiting officers
look for big rush to colors today.
Three pretty actresses at noon will
kiss first ten men who volunteer to
SINK SPANISH STEAMER
Paris, April 11. Spanish steamer
San Fulgencia, 1,558 tons, sunk
without warning, according to stories
told by her crew, safely landed at