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LOCAL WAR NOTES
150 naval recruits left for "some
where in east" today.
School board considering plan to
pay salaries to employes who en
list. Stockyards were placed under mar
tial law today. 200 special policemen
assigned to duty.
Three men arrested near grain ele
vators on Calumet river. Rushed to
Chicago Retail Grocers' ass'n to
ask congress to stop all foodstuff
gambling during war.
Militia rejects State's Att'y Hoyne's
plan to send first offenders to enlist
"Don't want crooks," officers say!
Percy L. Prentis, U. S. employment
ureau, says he has hundred of calls
for farm help and no response..
Capt John Dillon, radio dep't, will
prosecute all amateur wireless oper
ators who have not dismantled sta
tions. Overheated steampipes caused a
fire in First infantry armory, 16th
and Michigan av. 500 soldiers help
ed fight flames. Small damage.
, One marriage license "slacker" ad
mitted he had proposed to 20 girls
since declaration of war before he
could find one who would accept
Serg't I. Bullard, firstinfantry, be
lieves 90 per cent of marriage license
"slackers" would be physically, unfit
for service if they should try to en-
Fire discovered in engine room of
pumping station, that supplies dis
trict south of 35th st. and east of
- State st. Federal agents suspect spy
Jas. J. Dempsey, 25, arrested for
disorderly conduct, had his honorable
discharge from navy in pocket Re
leased when he promised to enlist
Julius Kwasigroch, att'y, appeared
at marriage license bureau akd offer
ed all proactive bridegrooms who
would enlist $25 and their marriage
591 got marriage licenses yester
day. 4,000 Lutherans pledged loyalty to
C. A. R. urged universal military
Knights of Columbus voted to sup
mand public apology before he re
turns to school.
Women physicians organizing for
service to country.
State's Att'y Hoyne will give first
offenders chance to enlist.
Company of First regiment pre
sented with bear as mascot
Officers' reserve corps will start
outdoor drills within few days.
Recruiting officers report no suc
cess in lodging house districts.
About 3,000 naval "rookies" are
training at Great Lakes station.
Many Chicagoans have offered mo
tor boats to gov't as U-boat chasers.
Harris Trust & Savings bank will
pay salaries of employes who enlist
Chicago branch letter carriers want
to jom Col. Jas. Hamilton Lewis' pro
S. W. Strauss & Co. announce they
will pay salaries of all enlisted em
ployes "during wartime.
Cook at Saddle and Cycle club,
known as Andrew Rosenburger, tak
en into custody as German spy sus
pect Lincoln park board accepted offer
of W. J. Davis, Jr., pres. American
Lighting Co., to illuminate statues of
Lincoln and Grant
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-
In all the crowd that jammed the
Cub ball park yesterday not one man
enlisted. Army and navy recruiting
agents scoured the park without suc
cess. Federal agents hunting 53 wireless
stations said to be operating in viola
tion of gov't order to dismantle. Tips