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LOCAL WAR NOTES
Ex-Cov. Dunne favors conscrip
tion. Three Oak Parkers enlisted this
410 marriage licenses issued yes
terday. 10,000 Canadians in Chicago pre
paring to enlist.
Chicago Peace society voted to
Chief Schuettler's home guard ra
pidly being filled up.
Recruiting in regular army was a
little slack yesterday.
Col. Foreman wants volunteer sys
tem thoroughly tested.
Polish Military Alliance 'began
work on rejjiment promised U. S.
Major Funkhouser will ask federal
officers to pass on anti-German war
Order for 700,000 lbs. of bacon for
army use will be placed in Chicago
Lieut. F. R. Kenney says the men
who volunteer will lead the con
scripts. Members of I. A. C. raised $2,500
for American Ambulance Corps in
Miss Jean Ray, 20, 3656 N. Halsted,
disguised as man and tried to enlist
U. S. may commandeer platinum
stock for war use in making high
Gov. Lowden's wife in Chicago
buying presents for Springfield
Eleven members of Hammond
High school football team enlisted in
Patriotic societies demand that
eulogy of kaiser be cut from public
Henry F. Meyers, 65, 3617 W. 58th,
arrested for flourishing gun and
Marriage Ifcense issued to L. M.
Wilson, 3320 Flournoy and Edith
Shaw returned unused. "Don't want
slacker stain'," wrote Wilson. "Will
wait until war is over."
Four suspicious men arrested by
naval guards at S. S. Commodore,
west of State st. bridge.
Federal secret service aided by ap
proximately 500 volunteers, some of
them prominent business men.
Frank A. Vanderlip, N. Y. banker,
says war may give U. S. ownership
of railroads through the Adamson
Manuel Hernandez, Mexican, ar
rested in .East Chicago for insulting
Wilson and U. S. army. May be de
ported. Private S. McGarry, 551 S. 5th av.,
Chicago, member of Canadian army,
wounded in fighting at Vimy ridge,
100 students of Nicholas Senn
High school formed drill class. Plan
to enlist in body when school closes
Federal agents investigating' report
that heads of several big commer
cial firms are advising employes not
Prof. Perry G. Holdom. food ex
pert, says day is fast approaching
when people will be fea on rations
doled out by gov t.
Frenez Kormos, 618 Barry av.,
Austrian, took out U. S. citizenship
papers and thereby forfeited $50,000
share in Austrian estate.
Politicians of all parties and fac
tions will be asked to aid in getting
recruits for naval and marine serv
ice. Mayor Thompson will be visited
by recruiting officers today.
Frank Herzog, dupil in Parkman
School, 52d and Princeton, accused
of insulting flag. Schoolmates
marched him into every room and,
made him salute stars and stripes.
QUIZ KAISER BOOSTERS '
Jos. Diefenbach and Al Abrams
were brought to Chicago from Gary
today to be questioned by Hintou
Clabaugh, dep't of justice. They are
said to have been spreading German,
.propaganda in Gary..