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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 12, 1917, NOON EDITION, Image 4',
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LpCAL WAR NOTES '
591 got marriage licenses yester
day. 4,000 Lutherans pledged loyalty to
G. A. R. urged universal military
training. ' '
Knights of Columbus voted to sup
mand public apology before he re
turns to school.
State's Att'y Hoyne will give first
offenders chance to enlist.
Company of First regiment pre
sented with bear as mascot
S. W. Strauss & Co. announce they
will pay salaries of all enlisted em
ployes during wartime.
Clarence Dodson, pupil at Kenosha
high school, tied to flagpole by other
pupils when he said he hoped Ger
many would whip U. S. Pupils de
Cook at Saddle and Cycle club,
known as Andrew Roseuburger, tak
en into custody as German spy sus
pect. John L. Callahan, bus. agent Inter
national Brotherhood of Boilermak
ers, will co-operate with recruiting
agents to get boilermakers for work
in arsenals and navy yards.
Chicago branch letter carriers want
to join Col. Jas. Hamilton Lewis' pro
Women physicians organizing for
service to country. ,
Officers' reserve corps will start
outdoor drills within few days.
Recruiting officers report no suc
cess in lodging house districts.
Federal agents hunting 53 wireless
stations said to be operating in viola
tion of gov't order to dismantle. Tips
concerning German spy message un
In all the crowd that jammed the
Cub ball park yesterday not one man
enlisted. Army and navy recruiting
agents scdured the park without suc
cess. Lincoln park board accepted offer
of W. J. Davis. Jr.. pres. American
Lighting Co., to illuminate statues of
Lincoln and Grant
About 3,000 naval "rookies" are
training at Great Lakes station.
'Harris Trust & Savings bank will
pay salaries of employes who enlist.
Many Chicagoans have offered mo
tor boats to gov't as U-boat chasers..
The aviation school established at
Speedway park by the Speedway
Park ass'n and the S'peedway Aero
club has opened. C. E. Fauntleroy,
340 Washington, enrolled as the first
student Wm. V. Skall is chief in
structor. Construction and mechan
ical dep't is in charge of Frank Pont
kowsky. o o
WAR BRJEFS BY WIRE
Washington. Charleston, W. Va.
'chosen as site for $12,700,000 gov
ernment armor plate factory.
Washington. Petrograd notifies
local embassy that all restrictions
against American Jews freely visit
ing Russia have been removed.
London. Herbert 'C. Hoover, head
of American commission for Belgian
relief, has accepted chairmanship of
national defense council of U. S. food
Havana. Cuban secret service
agents expect.to make important ar
rests df German plotters. Cuba said
to be hotbed of anti-American war
Philadelphia. Blast which killed
llfr in Eddystone munition plant be
lieved to be result of shell bomlxruade
in factory by a workman who was
himself killed- i
Washington. Heads of principle
railroads met at request of national
defense council and appoint board of
five railroad presidents to direct op
eration of railroads throughout war.
Washington. Defense council will
introduce bill" into congress to raise
agricultural army from men not eli
gible' for military service to work the
farms. Plan suggested by Illinois