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LOCAL WAR NEWS
Four men arrested in rear of bank
building on Monroe st. Grilled by
Hinton Clabaugh. Plans to dynamite
said to have been revealed.
667 men enlisted in the various
branches of military and naval serv
Judge Kavanagh suggested Theo.
Roosevelt for war sec'y and W. H.
Taft for navy sec'y during war.
Archbishop Mundelein, at meeting
of 500 prelates, priests and promi
nent laymen at Hotel La Salle, pledg
ed moral and financial support of the
Catholic church in Chicago to U. S.
48 aeroplanes to be used for train
ing aviation corps recruits have ar
rived. Rev. Wm.. McClelland Saunders,
who resigned pastorate of Avondale
Presbyterian church after trouble
with flock, offered services as army
Estimated that 5,000 Chicago wom
en will be listed for volunteer serv
ice with Red Cross before rolls close
next week. 396 joined yesterday.
Militia recruiting stations will be
opened up in all parts of city within
next few days.
Movement tokeep troops supplied
with tobacco "started by Walter
Eagle, 68 E. Randolph.
Twenty-five amateur wireless op
erators, who have disobeyed gov't
orders to dismantle stations,, have
until tonight to stop of face prison.
Some suspected of being sympa
, thetic to Germany.
Capt. Kenney, army recrufting
officer, in speech before PolisTi Mili
tary Alliance said Chicago must, be
prepared to furnish 1,000 men a day
to army alone.
Mary O'Reilly, Woman's Trade
Union league, says American women
will start wearing overalls when they
start doing men's work during the
Lieut. Stevens, navy recruiting
officer, says navy is in need of drug
clerks, hospital apprentices, cooks,
machinists, molders, blacksmiths,
radio and general electricians, boiler
makers, coppersmiths and firemen.
Lieut Paul Davidson, U. S.'A., says
army needs, chauffeurs, machinists,
gas engine experts, horseshoers, .
cooks, bakers, saddlers, leather
workers and farriers.
Public has been of great aid to the
gov't in rounding up spies and dis
loyal hyphenated Americans. All in
formation, at any time of day or
night, should be given to Hinton G.
Clabaugh, telephone Harrison 47D0:
609 couples got marriage licenses
yesterday. County Clerk ,Sweitzer
only had four clerks on jobor there
would have been more. Hundreds -disappointed
at close of clay.
Bricklayers'- union, No. 21, offered
Bricklayers' hall, Monroe and Peoria
sts., to gov't for use as recruiting
Frank W. Ratrig 1120 W. .20th,
joined army yesterday. On way to
Jefferson Barracks, Mo., the put head
out of train Window. Signal arm
struck him. Fatally hurt
Illinois stae officials will make
census of men, industries and ma
terials in state available for was pur
poses. T. A. McMichael, pres. Monmouth
college, offered services of 400 stu
SOCIALISTS ARGUE WORDING
OF WAR RESOLUTION
St Louis, Mo.t April 11. Socialists
were still arguing today over word
ing of war resolution to be adopted
by convention. Committee on war
and militaryism, which was to have
reported yesterday morning, was
still undecided, while the convention
fought on other questions.
Adoption"" of resolution today fa
voring plank in.platform supporting
ideas of nonpartisan league came
after hot fight in which delegates
and chair did not mince words in de
fining each other.