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ings, the stupidity and the ignorance
of the men that can't. '
We have regulars enough and to
spare. They are perfectly trained and
perfectly equipped, the best soldiers
in the world. Nothing is needed but
transportation and supply organiza
tion, and in ten days an American
contingent will be thrilling the whole
allied front, from the English channel
to Mesopotamia, with indescribable
The men that can't have already
inflicted upon this country an injury
huge enough for all time. They
should not be allowed to do us any
Let them waggle their poor jaws
and mutter their nonsense and walk
their little circles, if they will, but let
them do it in convocations of their
own kind. Let them listen to them
selves and have no other hearers, for
the things they preach are folly and
If they will do nothing to help, let
them get out of the way.
The democracies against the au
tocracies! No more kings, no more
wars! And the swift punch does the
PROBE SHIPBUILDERS' STRIKE
Hinton G. Clabaugh.JLT. S. dep't of
justice, is investigating the report
that German influence was instru
mental in causing the walkout of 500
employes of the Chicago Shipbuild
ing Co. in South Chicago last week.
Clabaugh quizzed 15 of the strikers
yesterday and told them they were
emnacing the government by the
strike, as the crying need of the U. S.
was ships. He warned them that if
they persisted in holding up ship
building work the attitude of the gov
ernment might not be friendly. John
Coughlin, sec'y of Boiler and Iron
Shipbuilders union, Local 39, said he
bad not authdrizeod the strike.
Eskimo pup belonging to Mrs. John
A. Carpenter, stolen from in front of
Bed Cross shop, GO E. Madison.
WAR BRIEFS BY WIRE
Washington. At average rate of
recruiting for first 20 days of April,
it will take five months to raise reg
ular army to war strength of 239,
Savana, III. 10,000 join loyalty
day celebration held under auspices
of the railroad employes.
New York. Rev. R. F. Berry, Pres
byterian clergyman at Brownsville
Manor, shot and killed his wife and
mother-in-law, wounded his sister-in-law
and killed self. Police says he
had delusion that women were
agents of kaiser.
London. Demonstrations daily in
favor of turning Sweden into a re
public appear to grow stronger in
New York. One of Mme. Sarah
Bernhardt's physicians announced
today that there was no hope for her
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This map shows how the German
armies massed on the Dvinsk-Riga
front, and the German navy, part of
which is concentrated at Libau, are
preparing for a thrust at Petrograd
in a mighty effort to cut off commu
nication between the Russian capi
tal and the Russia nannies in the