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LOCAL WAR NOTES
G. A. R. veterans called to assist
Ruth Law, girl aviator, wants to
scout for U. S. army.
Tag day for benefit of war suffer
ers in Ukrania today.
Chicago manufacturers expect-mil-lion-tiollar
1,200 "jackies" from Great Lakes
station start for east tonight.
Twenty wireless stations In Oak
Park, Evanston and Austin disman
tled. Forty women doctors ready to vol
unteer for service in army medical
W. D. Nesbit says east is forming
large farm army to stave off food
United Spanish War Veterans to
parade through loop today to urge
John R. Thompson says employes
who enlist will find jobs waiting for
them when they return.
Harry Pratt Judson, pres. Univ. of
Chicago, urged science students to
train for army service.
G. F. Griffin, Griffin Wheel Co., do
nated $500 prize for stirring war pos
ter that will aid recruiting. t
Policemen saved Otto Heyne from
ducking in -river by infuriated Amer
icans after he insulted flag. f
Four sons of Dr. Arthur Rogers,
rector St. Mark's-Episcopal church,
Evanston, have joined colors.
Chicago "U" professors will turn
gardeners. Vacant university land
will be apportioned among them.
Chicago Methodist Church Union
passed resolutions urging Wilsoiuto
declare dry nation during war.
Supplies for care of 5,000 members
of otticers' reserve corps will be here
when Fort Sheridan camp opens.
National guard recruiting dropped
off yesterday. 114 men accepted by
First, Seventh and lughth infantries.
Federal agents seeking German
agent, Mexico bound, who- is said to
have tapped telephone wires run
ning into federal -bldg. Expect to
get him in Laredo, Tex.
Building Trades Council endorsed
universal training an dstrict economy
and put ban on unnecessary strikes.
United Spanish War Veterans,
Camp No. 53, offered services to the
dep't of justice to run down German
conspiracies. t J
Poles protest against being re
fused citizenship papers because part
of Poland is German territory. Say
they're loyal to America.
Stanley Titrowski, 6249 S. State,
arrested for praising kaiser and pre
dicting German victory, discharged
after open apology.
Stanley Frankhaus, 8914 Houston
av., taken into custody by dep't of
justice detectives. v Taken to Hinton ,
G. Clagaugh's office. Being held.
First Deputy Westbrook wants
U. S. aid in running down anti-American
gang who murdered Gregario
Jnquandi because he cheered V. S.
Federal agent quizzed Wm.'Olden-'
burger, real estate dealer, 9129 Com
mercial av., described as "pro-German."
Son is engineer in Brooklyn
BrTS OF NEWS
T. E. Dempsey, St Clair county,
named by Qov. Lowclen as chairman
of state public utilities 'commission.
Exhibition flights opened Speed
way aviation school today.
.Policeman Jas. Markham and W.
eT L. Best, Stockyards station, -stripped
of stars for alleged theft of
blankets from Pullman cars.
WAR NEWS BY WIRE
Paris. Armed American mer
chantman Onega arrived safely at a r
French port, it was announced today. - '
Kansas City, M. Anton Haver
kamp, arrested in Kansas City, April
11, as German spy, interned as pris
oner of war.
Berlin, via London. Repulse of al(
French attacks asserted.