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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 16, 1917, LAST EDITION, Image 31',
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LOCAL WAR NOTES
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 Fjrst Illinois
Frank A. Vanderlip in favor of nation-wide
prohibition tosave grain
for war food.
French cooking school for army
chefs will be opened in First Regi
Rev. John L. O'Donnell, 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. O. 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.
- 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
N 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
aviatiQn school this week. 48 ma
chines will be here.
- Pr. M. Feuer, 1310 Milwaukee av.,
hws offered free dental treatment to
lill applicants at recruiting QfijgBff
who were rejected because of bad
Dr. A. H. Roler, speaking in First
Congregational church, Evanston,
denied he was pro-German because
he said Germans were kind to war
R. H. Randel, Woodstock, III.,
member Company C, First Illinois in
fantry, knocked off B. & O. train
while passing over canal at Argo.
Fell in. Drowned.
JOHN D. HEARS REV. BILLY SAY
PURSES NEED EXERCISE
New York, April 1. Record crowd
heard Billy Sunday today plead for
service to God and country.
"If I read the signs of the times
aright," Sunday shouted, "there nev
er was a time that so behooved the
church and the nation to prepare.
"Before long our boys will be
meeting death on our battleships and
in the trenches.
"Pledge yourselves today lo fight
for Christ and country.
. "We're too stingy with our pocket
books and our souls. We don't give
'em enough exercise. Some folks I
know are so stingy," barked Sunday,
"they talk through their noses to
keep their false teeth from wearing
"They'd steal a fly from a blind
"Ain't that so?" he shouted, turn
ing to Finley J. Sheppard, John D.
Rockefeller, Jr., Charles R. Erdman
of Princeton Theological Seminary
and others near him.
TALK AUSTRO-RUSSIA PEACE
Amsterdam, April 16. Reports
from Vienna, which are from a reli
able source, 'declare well-planned ef
fort is being made by Austro-Hun-garian
government to conciliate Rus
sian provisional government with
peace between the two countries as
Amsterdam. German reichstag
summoned to meet April 24 and Von
Bethmann-Hollweg was expected to
make statement on .Russia.