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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 18, 1917, LAST EDITION, Image 8

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factory job or is not contributing ma
terially to the total material reserve
of necessary things is wanted for the
army if he is young and strong
enough. It will be a hard problem
to work out to make the proper se
lections but the matter is being ap
proached with serious purpose and
will be wisely considered by congress.
At the present time there is little
prospect that hotbloods who would
like adventure and who would like
to carry the American flag to the
trenches in Prance will be satisfied.
There will be much training at home,
much preparation, but little of the
spectacular or the bloody.
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JO TEACH WOMEN FLYING FOR
THE UNITED STATES
MRS. WALDO PIERCS.
Mrs. Pierce is society's contribu
tion to aviation. She is forming a
class of women to teach them avia
tion, so they may serve the United
States.
MAKES PLEA FOR SALARIED
ADVISERS ON FARMING
The Wisconsin plan of having sal
aried advisers on farming in every
county should be made nation-wide.
This is suggestion of Max Loeb,
school trustee and real estate deal
er, in letter to federal trade commis
sibn. Avisers help farmers rotate
crops, improve marketing methods
and in the end produce more food
stuffs. Joseph E. Davies of com
mission has replied they may go
ahead with somp form of the plan. It
would cost between $1,000,000 and
2,000,000 a year, but would result
in many millions more of increased
production, urges Loeb.
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ADMITS SHE NEVER SAW ROSS
YOUNG GIRL PINCHED
WheiTRuth Sensiba, 17, declared
on the court of domestic relations
witness stand that she had never
seen Dr. Frank Ross, 322 S. State st,
against whom she had made charges
of improper conduct, she was arrest
ed yesterday.
Ross was arrested when Ruth and
a friend, Hetty Swaysland, 16, 55 W.
Erie, told the police of a trip to Mil
waukea Ross admitted taking the
journey, but declared it was on busi
ness. . i o o
WOMEN MAKE TOWNS DRY
The women's votes tacked quite a.
number of new nslmes to the list' of
Illinois' dry cities yesterday in the
spring elections. Biggest surprise
was Danyille, which scooted into the
dry column despite the 72 saloons
that have held out against every at
tempt to close them.
Other new dry towns are: Mdrris,
Johnston City, Harris, Wamac,
Henry, Lacon, Lebanon, White Ash
and Andalusia. West Chicago, Gard
ner, New Douglas and Carlinville
jumped from dry to wet
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Municipal Market ass'n endorsed
plan for fruit -terminal at 18th st.

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