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Prussianism as obliterated for an
Here discussion of such terms does
not mean a peace move. In fact, of
ficials say the nation is in this war
to the last dregs and discourage any
talk that peace is on the horizon. Na
tion is building war structure to last
at least three years, they emphasize
They know, of no honest peace
move and expect none just now, it is
LOCAL WAR NOTES
Chicago art students will draw re
cruiting' posters. I
Sara Hopkins, 3150 Michigan av.,
enlisted as cook.
. 3,000 high school pupils will march
in loop Thursday.
200 enlisted in all branches of army
and navy yesterday.
Chief Schuettler receiving many
applications for home guards.
Chicago clothing firms urged to
come to aid of poorly-clothed "jack
ies." ' Wilbur Hightower, star Northwest
ern "U" athlete, joined First Illinois
Frank A. Vanderlip in favor of nation-wide
prohibition to save- grain
for war food.
French cooking school for army
chefs will be opened in First Regi
Rev. John L. O'Donhell, St. Pat
rick's church, Adams and Desplaines,
urged men to enlist
Chicago bankers predict that one
fifth of war loan will be handled by
Chicago financial houses.
Rev. J. p. H. Smith, Metropolitan
Christian church, says slacker cry is
hurting planned marriages.
Capt. T. S. Rogers, 86, civil war
veteran and first pres. Downers
Grove village board, is dead.
Dr. A. H. Roler, speaking in First
Congregational church, Evanston,
denied Ire was pro-German because I
he said Germans were kind to war
Chicago business men urge placing
of purchasing powers for army and
navy be vested in commission of bus
Eighth regiment Illinois infantry
paraded through "black belt," blaring
forth jaz band music. Many enlist
First Illinois cavalry has reached
full war strength 1,560 men. Capt.
Schwengel received application from
Marshall Field IIL
75 members Officers' Reserve
Corps will be admitted to Chicago
aviation school this week. 48 ma
chines will be here.
Dr. M. Feuer, 1310 Milwaukee av.,
has offered free dental treatment to
all applicants at recruiting offices
who were rejected because of bad
R. H. Randel, Woodstock, III.,
member Company C, First Illinois in
fantry, knocked1 off B. & O. train
while' passing over canal at Argo.
Fell in. Drowned.
HAIG WIDENS WEDGE TAKES
IMPORTANT NEW POSITION
London, April 16. In face of fierc
est opposition yet rallied against the
British drive, Field Marshal Haig's
forces today battered their way still
further around Lens and pushed an
other wedge to within mile and half
of Cambrai-St. Quentin line.
"We progressed to northwest of
Lens" was British commander-in-chief's
laconic comment of that point
in figfhting where British forces
have straddled the famed Hinden
Haig also announced capture of
Villaret, southeast of Hargicourt Its
taking by British troops widens t"he
wedge thrust against main Hinden
burg line of communications from St.
Quentin to Cambrai on front of ap
proximately five miles.
German defense was centering
around Monchy Le Preux