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WAR BRIEFS BY WIRE
Boston. Janitor Bill McLaughlin
of Paneuil hall stopped Italian parade
on Its way in Until It added stars and
stripes to the flag of Italy.
New York. Merchants' ass'n,
since several civilians have been shot
by bridge and armory sentries, issued
big "halt,when the sentry calls" pos
ters. New York. Four bull-headed pe
destrians jducked in New York bay by
naval Militiamen for crossing steel
submarine net -bff Fort Hamilton
against orders. ' -
Harrisburg, Pa. Got a buffalo
nickel? Ink an upturned mustache
on the Indian. Conceal back part of
head with a sheet of paper laid per
pendicularly across the ear. There's
St Paul "Bohemians ir St. Paul
have offered services to Pres. Wil
son. "We cheerfully make any sac
rifice which righteous war against
German military autocracy may de
mand," telegram read.
Kansas City. 10,000 foreign-born
Americans, in enthusiastic mass
meeting, cheer flag and indorse the
words of- Rev. Andreas Bard, Ger
man: "We will back the president to
the limit We raise the stars and
stripes and shout to the world:
'America for allr all for. America!' "
Milwaukee. -- Milwaukee county
Catholics pledge loyalty to govern
ment at meeting of parishes. Arch
bishop Messmer drew the-pledge.
, -defferson City, Moj Penitentiary
will farm 750 acres with convicts.
Expects to raise 21,000 bashers of
potatoes and all foods needed at
MAYOR NEEDS A CARPENTER
Tfie city jengiheejring dep't is the
target of much kidding these days.
The dep't supervised the roat
building of a new engine 'house fdf
" Engine Co. No. 18 at 12th and May I
ats. after the 12th st ;widening forced
the abandoning of the old house.
When the company tried to move in
it was found that the door way had
been built so low it would be neces
sary to take the smokestack from
the engine before it could pass
through. Until the engineering'deri't
wakes up it will be necessary to leave
the engine outside the house. Offi
cials of the engineering dep't say they
thought the house was to be used for
the fire insurance patrol.
NORTHWEST PLANS TO PLANT
EVERY FERTILE ACRE
Fargo, N. D., April 17. Every
banker, business man and farmer in
the northwest is expected to join the
movement on foot today to cultivate
every available acre in northwest.
t Plans for financing heaviest plant
ing ever attempted by farmers in this
territory made at conference of
bankers and farmers held here.
Resolutions asking congress to fix
minimum prices for , protection of
farnlerS were adopted.
The Chicago Patrolmen's Socfal,
Athletic and Efltciency club Sun
day elected following officers for the
Pres. Michael O'Connor; first vice
.pres., J. W. McGloon; second vice
pres., Wm. H. Birch; third vice pres.,
Frank J. Brandel; rec. sec'y, John L.
Sullivan; finan. sec'y, Wm. J. 8tein
ke; treasurer, John J. Dowling, cen
tral committeeman, John O'Brien
Executive committee D. Mechter
sheimer, Jos. Malloy, Arthur Trailing,
E. Jerka, F. Klein, F. Newman, M. J.
Hooks, Charles Donovan, A. Long
ford, D. J. Lynch, T. J. Graham and
Maurice M. Witherspoon lectures
on "Industrial Pennsylvania" at
Stanford Park, Union av. and lUi
pL, 8 p.m.