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LOCAL WAR TABS
Competent Vadio operators needed
600 enlisted in all branches of serv
Marriage license slackers totaled
459 yesterday. "--
Jos. Dawson, ex-sailor, fined $10
for slur on navy
Lake Forest 'college offered use of
all buildingd to gov't.
Elks will purchase and ship to
France two field ambulances.
Gov't officially denied any plans to
organize Second Illinois cavalry.
Chicago women interested in Red
Cross will parade in loop next week.
Roman Catholic organizations are
planning work to assist country in
Wm. Hard, journalist, says Amer
ican aeroplanes will win war for the
Unnaturalized Bohemians met at
Farragut school and pledged loyalty
to U. S.
N Capt F. R. Kenney, expects 1,500
men to enlist daily for duration of
Rotary Club asked Mayor Thomp
so'n to take charge of recruiting
Chief Schuettler received order
from Att'y Gen. Gregory to disarm
all enemy aliens.
1,000 navy rookies from Great
Lakes station go east tonight after
Name of Sergt R. Davidson, Chi
cagoan, in list df Canadian missirig
at French war front.
Gov't accepted offer of Menlprial
hospital, formerly Rhodes av. hos
pital, asjjase Hospital.
Howard Keller, navy recruit, will
wed Helen Dowd Sunday at Great
Lakes training station.
Eight men who attended "recruit
ing" service at Fourth Presbyterian
church promised to enlist.
Many who have obtained marriage
licenses will not wed until war draft
is ordered, investigation has devel
oped. (Took out licenses as protec
tion,. 1,000 recruits from Great Lakes
training station will march past line
of' marriage license slackers today.
Chief Schuettler sent police to
round up all amateur wireless oper
ators, who have not dismantled sta
tions. Sons of Revofution met at Union
League club. Members expressed
Sorrow because they were beyond
age limit to enlist. '
Judge Landis addressed 5,000 at
patriotic meeting in Galesburg.
Urged conscription as effective
means of raising army.
Presidents of 83 collages, repre
senting 40,000 male students, meet
at University Club today to consider
means- of preparing students for
Mrs. Jos. M.. Cudahy, chairman of
Chicago chapter, committee on com
forts for fighting" men, after investi
gation, says soldiers arevbadly in
need of shoes, socks, underwear,
handkerchiefs, towels, toothbrushes
and tooth paste. "Will take steps to
U. S. soldier guarding bridge in In
diana shot and "wounded John Nel
son, foreigner, when he refused to
obey command to halt.
Leona" V. Greenberg, 18, 1257 S.
Sawyer av., says only enlisted men
may apply for her hand. -
Bruno Ziegler and Bruno Vett,
German aliens, arrested at Franklia
and Erie sts. ' Room at Ontario and
Clark searched. Suspicious-communications
and metal found. They
will be held for federal grilling.
Capt. Johrt F. Dillon, radio dep't
head, has names of 75 violators of
gov't orders to dismantle wireless
stations. Drastic punishment will he
ass'n announced it had ceased activ
ities when president signed war declaration.