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BRITISH "END RUN" ON HINDEN
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This map shows how Gen. Haig's
offensive toward the road that runs
froffl Douai to Cambrai has skirted
the north end of the famous ','Hind
enburg line" and may . compel the
German to retire further from their
new positions. The "line" runs from
east of Arras to south of Laon, and
the new British push already has
passed its northern end.
Lansing, Mich. State senate has
adopted amendment to $5,000,000
preparedness bill, providing that the
state shall insure each of its soldiers
for $1,000 in case of death or total
disability and for $50t) in case of any
ALIEN GERMANS MAY NOT BE
GIVEN MARRIAGE PERMITS
In legal circles y.estefday question
of the right of the county clerk to
grant marriage licenses' to alien Ger
mans and Austrians arose. Ass't
Corp. Counsel Cleveland admitted
he had been studying the question.
One report has it that licenses to
aliens will be stopped on the grounds
that no alien citizen of an enemy na
tion has a right to make any sort of
a contract with the United States.
Judges Sabath and David said it was
a question of law and should be con
sidered by the county clerk.
PRO. PARTIES MAY UNITE FOR
BIG ANTI-BOOZE FIGHT
, St Louis, April 13. Amalgama
tion of the Progressive and Prohibi
tion parties seems likely at Bull
Moose convention which opened "a
three-day session here today. Pro-American-
Socialists who are disgrun
tled over reactionary tactics of So
cialist convention, also in session
here, are expected to join with Progressive-Prohibition
OPEN FORUM CONFERENCE TO
MEET APRIL 15-17.
"Fourth nat'l conference of open
forums of U. S. and Canada to be
held in Chicago, April 15-17, at Lin
coln Center, Langley av. and Oak
wood blvd. Sunday night meeting at
Church of Redeemer, Warren av., and
Robey. Prof. Scott Nearing speaks
on "Leadership and Democracy."
THREE DEAD IN LIFT FALL '
Akron, April 13. Three men were
instantly killed and nine were in
jured at the Goodyear Tire and Rub
ber Co. plant when an elevator fell
three stories. Twelve men "and a
heavy hydraulic press were on the el
evator when a cable snapped.
City Comptroller Pike received
check for $1,000,000 from county.
First-instalment of taxes.