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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 19, 1917, LAST EDITION, Image 5

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WAR BRIEFS BY WIRE
New York. National uniform
dress for women, to save $1,000,000,
000 a,year during war, suggested in
, telegram to Pres. Wilson from Camp
9 Fire Girls of America.
f New York. 1,000 aeroplanes,
three machine guns to each aviator,
is Aero Olub of America's idea of
giving allies quick help. Resolution
sent to president with this sugges
tion. St Paul, Minn. Mothers urgjng
their girls to wear khaki graduation
dresses this spring. Also suggested
they wear low-heeled shoes and
broad-brimmed hats and go directly
from commencement into gardens to
work.
Washington. Chicago and Illinois
taking the" lead in recruiting.
London. Gen. von Bissing, Ger
man governor of Belgium, dead.
Washington. Railroads may
abandon some of their passenger
trains to facilitate movement of more
freight
Petrograd. Provisional govern
ment has issued appeal for "liberty
loan," to be used in prosecution of
the war.
London. Light pastries, muffins,
tea cakes, etc., may not be sold in
Great Britain after next Tuesday. To
conserve flour supply.
Copenhagen. Among jewejs of
German empress just sold here was
necklace of 375 diamonds given her
by late J. P. Morgan.
' Washington. Navy may delay the
building of five new dreadnaughts to
permit yards to build merchant ships
to carry food and supplies to Europe.
London. For first time in history
a foreign flag will fly over Westmin
ster, when on Friday the stars and
stripes will be hoisted with the Union
Jack as an extraordinary tribute to
, America.
Washington. Under no conditions
that are noV conceivable will provi
sional government of Russia yield to
German and Austrian Socialist over
tures for separate peace is word
reaching here from Petrograd.
GERMANS IN S. AMERICA PLAN
HUGE INTERNAL REVOLT
Buenos Aires, April 19. Brazil's
great German population in at least
three states has revolted.
Dispatches from Montevideo (Uru
guay) today asserted Teutons are
well armed even with some artillery
and plentifully supplied.
Rebellion apparently centered in
Brazilian states of Rio Grande, Para
na and Santa Catharina. German
population, male and female, in this
section has been estimated at 500.
000. Brazil has strict censorship in
force and it was impossible to obtain
complete verification of revolt
From start of Brazil's crisis with
Germany apprehension had been ex
pressed as to republic's very large
German'population.
Uruguyan dispatches today de
clared Germans had already at
tempted to dynamite railway bridge
at Santa Maria.
Government of Rio Grande prov
ince said to be concentrating most
loyal troops to oppose rebels at Porto
Alegro. Uruguay massing troops on
frontier, fearing Germans may in
vade Uruguay. Brazilian Germans
were known to have been preparing
to move against Uruguay. Their
preference was for occupation of
Chile, which country is rich in ni
trates and, therefore, desirable in
war, but Chile was too great a dis
tance from their xbase.
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SUNDAY POSTPONES VISIT
The visit of Billy Sunday to Chi
cago is definitely postponed until
March 1. The date first considered
was Sept 1.- He declared that all of
the profits from his Chicago stay
would be given to the Pacific Garden
Mission, where he says he was con
verted to Christianity.
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