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LOCAL WAR NOTES i
Sen. Lewis urging sale ofismall war
bonds. . ,
200 jackies left Great Wakes station
Odd Fellows plan to aid soldiers'
Winnetka citizens formed war
emergency union. '
Red Cross seeking membership of
150,000 in Chicago.
Only two navy recruits obtained in
Milwaukee last week.
1,200 naval recruits will parade
"Dewey Day," May 2.
400 men sent to Jefferson Barracks
for regular army training.
600 members First infantry were
guests at Ringling circus.
Twenty-three students at North- i
western. "U" have enh'sted.
Mrs. W. E. Mason, wife of con- '
gressman, out for conscription.
115 members of Bohemian Turner
society enlisted in body in U. S. army. .
Chief Schuettler will have book of
rules for home guard ready this
Att'y Max Kirchman, Slavonic
leader in Gary, wants to join T. R.'s
U. S. will open army warehouse in
Chicago for purchase of army sup-
plies. fc '
Edw. E. Barclay, 316 N. Austin av.,
appointed capt. in officers' reserve
Spanish War Veterans got 50
promised recruits jn Woodlawn cam
paign. Factories preparing to engage
women workers if conscription bill i
Boys of 18 will novrfae accepted in
national guard without consent of
Enemy aliens barfed as able sea
men, steamboat inspectors an
nounced. U. S. authorities may order eulogy
of kaiser cut from school spellers.
Ass't U. S. Att'y Boddie said -'kaiser
mcrican government's campaign
for food production in every word its
members uttered during first day of
Details of America's first war loan
o England which will be some part
jf the $3,000,000,000 loan, bonds- for
which are about to be offeredto the
public, today were to be up for final
lecision between Sec'y McAdoo and
Lord Gunliffe, governor of the Bank
ot England. ,
Shipping, logically the next -poiift
to be considered after money and
food, was to be stressed in informal
conference between all the commis
sioners today. t
Consideration of this questionectn
tered in parleys between Admiral De
Chair, the British wheat experts and
Sec'y Daniels and American com
merce officials and federal shipping
All these points are to be settled
only tentatively, however, as no con
clusive action will be taken until the
lTench commission has arrived and
been received into, the allied coun
cils. Preliminary developments " in the
co-operative war parley today will be
submitted by Balfour to members of
the British commission and by Pres.
Wilson to members of his cabinet.
A spirit of democracy and good
fellowship marks all relations' be
tween the British and the Americans.
The capital's reception spirit has put
the visitors completely .at home. This
was particularly noticeable at Pres.
Wilson's "war dinner" to Balfour.
The normal White House atmo
sphere of simplicity, which has be
come the ruie throughout official
Washington fora'the duration of the
war, and which marked the dinner,
'mmensely pleased the Englishmen.
Buenos Aires. Argentina agrees
to let England have 180,000 tons of
wheat and 20,000 tons of our on con
ditions that 200,000 tons of wheat
from Canadian hanest shall be re-
i uracd to Argentina in July.