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Here are high lights in Pres. Wil
"We must supply abundant food
for ourselves and for large
part of nations with whom we have
now made common cause.
"We must supply ships by hun
dreds. "Industrial forces of country, men
and women alike, will be great serv
ice army engaged in service of nation
and world, efficient friends and sav
iors of free men everywhere.
"Importance of an adequate food
supply especially for the present year
"Upon farmers of this country in
large measure rests fate of war and
fate of nations. "
"I call upon young men and old
alike to turn in hosts to the farms.
"To the middleman of every sort:
The eyes f the country will be es
pecially upin you. Country expects
you as well as all others to forego
"This is time for America to cor
rect her unpardonable fault of waste
fulness and extravagance.
"These things we must do and do
well, besides fighting the things
without which mere fighting would
put War on firm footing
this is eventful week
Washington, April 16. One of the
most eventful weeks in American
history lay before the U. S.- today.
Events of next few days will move
America rapidly forward to participa
tion in struggle with Germany.
Congress will put the war on a firm
footing this week. At same time the
allied high commission will proba
bly be here. Such men at Arthur J.
Balfour, Former Premier Viviani -of
France and other notables will offer
suggestions, make known the peace
terms of the allies and clinch the co
operation of this government.
Senate is expected to place unwa
vering approval upon $7,000,000,000
xar, bond issue bill Px tomorrow ox
Wednesday. Sen. LaFollette may
vote against it
Federal shipbuilding board is to
organize $50,000,000 corporation to
day to build and operate 1,000 wood
Selective draft measure now seems
likely to pass, though Pres. Wilson
may have to exert further pressure.
Overshadowing the congress court,
insofar as public imagination is con
cerned, is visit of allied high com
mission, England's and France's not
ed officials, braving perils of the deep
and possibly the fate of Kitchener,
that they may counsel with their
newest war friend, America.
Aside from momentous co-operative
questions, the issue of peace
terms is vital for them.
The allies know each other's terms
and they know the broad principles
of Pres. Widson's terms. But these
views doubtless will be co-ordinated
in a general agreement as to when
America and her allies shall regard
Prussianism as obliterated for all
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
WAR RIOTS DISTURB SUNDAY
PEACE OF ARGENTINA
Buenos Aires, April 16. Argentina
seethed with war and anti-war dem
Buenos Aires pacifists, in well-organized
group, had pitched battle
with pro-war advocates and won.
Peace advocates planning monster
demonstration for late this afternoon
under leadership of Former Minister
of Foreign Affairs Zedballos.
Practically all Argentine provinces
resorted disturbances on, Sunday,