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They say that the Roosevelt agita
tion is playing right into the hands of
congressmen who prefer the volun
teer system because of the chance it
offers to play politics by awarding
GOULD HEIRESS AS RED CROSS
NURSF AT ENTERTAINMENT
MS ANTHONY DfttXtL JR.
Mrs. Drexel was Miss Marjorie
Gould and is here shown as a Red
Cross nurse, as she appeared at a
tea and motion picture show given
by her mother, Mrs. George J. Gould,
r the benefit of the American Red
HOME RULE FOR IRISH IF PRES.
WILSON SAYS WORD
London, 'April 21. "President Wil
son can obtain home rule for Ireland
l merely by saying the word."
The nationalist member, J. Devlin,
acting leader of the Irish parliamen
tary party since Redmond's illness,
so declared to the United Press to
day. He explained if the president
made it -cjear to England's leaders
that a settlement of the Irish ques
tion was necessary to bring about
wholehearted American participation
in the war, the leaders would not fail
to act on the suggestion.
"One evasion follows another in
disheartening succession," " Devlin
said, "but there are signs that the
government appreciates the effect of
Americans asking themselves, 'How
"We have been ledtime and again
to think that a settlement of the Irish
question would be granted only to
be put off once more.
"President Wilson's action would
be final and positive in obtaining Ire
land her home rule."
Supporting Devlin's hint that
greater American participation might
be obtained if the government would
settle the Irish question, the tone of
the British press for the past few
days has been unusually strong in
urging action by Lloyd George.
The greatest interest is manifested
in what Lloyd George may have to
say next week about the Irish settle
ment a statement being promised
from him by Chancellor the Exche
quer Bonar Law.
vBITS OF NEWS
Coroner's jury returned open ver
dict in death of Nicholas Kofshla,
killed in Wilson & Co. vat .
Herman F. Reed, 55, 930 Lawrence
av., died of fall sustained in Sher-Lac
hotel, 4641 Sheridan rd.,Dec. 14.
Coroner's jury decided Thos.
lurke, killed in Armour's plant, came
to death from fall irom "defective