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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 16, 1917, NOON EDITION, Image 1

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NOON EDITION
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THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
VOL.6, NO. 169 Chicago", Monday, April 16, 1917 398 sj
SUPREME TEST IS HERE
-AIL MUST SERVE
President Calls Upon Every Man to Do His Duty Work
of Stay-at-homes as Important as That of Soldier
In Gaining Victory for World Democracy.
' Washington, April 16. It's up to
you to do your bit
This is not a war in which soldiers'
alone will serve their country; it will
be necessary for every man,' woman
and child to forget they are individu
als, to forget their personal ambi
tions for place or profits and do what
will aid most toward a successful
prosecution of the great war.
This is in main the text of the pro
clamation of Pres. Wilson, which to
day is being acclaimed one of the
greatest war messages ever written.
"The supreme test of the nation
has come," says the proclamation.
"We must all speak, act and serve to
gether!" Aside from the 2,000,000 for army
service, there is needed, says the
president, thousands, and thousands
of men for work in fields, factories
and mines, that the resources of the
country may be developed to fullest
advantage.

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