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U. S. WARSHIP FIRED ON BY U-BOAT
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1 vs.b smith:
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This is the torpedo boat destroyer
Smith of the United States navy,
which was fired on by a German sub
marine off New York the first shot
of our war The Smith is of the "M"
LOCAL WAR NOTES
Recruiting officers believe U-boat
attack will stimulate enlistment
Russell D. Hill, Lake Forest, gave
$30,000 yacht to government
Crane Co. will engage military ex
pert to train 210 men of office force.
Northwestern "U" co-eds will wear
cotton sacks until war is over.
Rumored that E. N. Hurley may be
chosen head of American munitions
State board of health announced
that enlistment of medical students
would not interfere ;with their credits.
Capt E. A. Evers will close Illinois
naval reserves' training ship, Com
modore, within few days and leave
Rudolph Muller, German reservist,
now in custody, told of plans to oper
ate German aeroplane factory in
Franklin K. Lane may accompany
Roosevelt to Chicago April 28 for a
speech. Reported that Wilson favors
Roosevelt's war talk.
' Ulrich Haupt, 5035 Winthrop, Ger
man subject and director of German
theater Bush .Templejand; wife, and
class, built in 1909, is 288 feet long,
and displaces 700 tons. She speeas
28'2 knots and is armed with five 14
pounders and three 18-inch torpedo
tubes. Her crew is 87 men.
child have disappeared. Rumored
that federal agents had been seeking
Household science teachers of the
board' of education will start econ
omy lessons they hope will reach into
every home. Want to eliminate waste.
10,000 prospective officers will be
placed in army camps for training
May 8. Fort Sheridan will have two
camps, one for Illinois, the other for
Michigan and Wisconsin.
GERMAN PARTY LEADERS QUIT
IN AUSTRIA SIGNIFICANT
Berlin, via London, April 18. Re
signation of Austrian minister of
commerce, Dr. Urban, and of Dr.
Von Barnreither, minister without
portfolio, announced in. Vienna dispatches.
Great significance may be attached
to these resignations, since ministers
were members of German parties.
Is possible that German and Aus
trian censorship is concealing consid
erable anti-German feeling in Aus-
Reports from sources not affected
v 'itonic censorship rumor thai;
Austria is sgekJUS separate ,seae,