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until tonight to stop of face -prison.
Some suspected of being sympa
thetic to Germany.
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.
Mary O'Reilly, Woman's Trade
Union league, says American women
will start wearing overalls when they
start doing men's work during the
Rev. Wm. McClelland Saunders,
who resigned pastorate of Avondale
Presbyterian church after trouble'
with flock, offered services as army
Capt. Kenney, army recruiting
officer, in speech before Polish Mili
tary Alliance said Chicago must be
prepare'd to furnish 1,000 men a day
to army alone.
Lieut. Paul Davidson, U. S. A., says
army needs, chauffeurs, machinists,
gas engine experts, horseshoers,
cooks, bakers, saddlers, leather
workers and fajriers.
Frank W. Ratrig, 1120 W. 20th,
joined armyyesterday. On way" to
Jefferson Barracks, Mo., he put head
out of train window. Signal arm
struck him. Fatally hurt
609 couples got marriage licenses
yesterday. County Clerk Sweitzer
only had four clerks on job or there
would have been more. Hundreds
disappointed at close of day.
Archbishop Mundelein, at meetihg
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.
Lieut. Stevens, navy recruiting
officer, says navy is in need of drug
clerks, hospital apprentices, cooks,
machinists, molders, blacksmiths,
radio and general electricians, boiler
makersrcoppersmiths and firemen.
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 4700.
HAIG SMASH0S ON, JUST IN
WAY HE HAP PLANNED
London, April 11. Field Marshal
Hafg's smashing blows carried him
still further forward against Ger-'
mans today. Capture by British
forces of village and heights of
Monchy Le PreuxvLa Bergere was
announced in early dispatch from
"Satisfactory progress is being
made elsewhere," Haig declared.
"The battle front situation is devel
oping generally in accordance with
With British Armies Afield. Field
Marshal Haig's crimp in German line
reached depth of five miles east 'of
Arras today. With this sweep for
ward strength of British offensive in
creases with each battering of the
enemy line. Push today vwas press
ing along entire 50 miles of battle
frent The Canadians' hold on Vimy
ridge grows stronger each hour, de
spite desperate efforts of enemy to
dislodge them. Counter-attack after
,couner-attack was repulsed during
'night and today.
, Ft Madison, Iowa. A militiaman
guarding Mississippi river bridge
here was attacked by three men, who
escaped after knocking him uncon
scious and stabbing at liim.
Washington. Joint resolution au
thorizing president to cafl for 1,000,
000 volunteers wasintroduced in the
senate by Sherman, Illinois. Reso
lution provides first levy p be 500,
Washington. Majority Leader
Kitchuvintroduced in house adminis
tration bond bill authorizing issue
of $5,000,000,000 bonds and $2,000,
009,000 in treasury certificates.
Madison, Wis. Gov. E. L. Philipp
of Wisconsin wired President Wilson
Wisconsin is against conscription.
Also wired Wisconsin's two senators,
LaFollette and Husting to oppose any;
legislation to this effect.