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LOCAL WAR NOTES
Sen. Lewis urging sale of small war
200 jackies left Great-Lakes station
Odd Fellows plan to aid soldiers'
Winnetka citizens formed war
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
ror regular army training.
600 members First infantry were
quests at Ringling circus.
Twenty-three students at North
western "U" have enlisted.
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
Art'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. Edw. E. Barclay, 316 N. Austin av.,
appointed capt in officers' reserve
Spanish War Veterans got 50
promised recruits in Woodlawn cam
paign. Factories preparing to engage
women workers if conscription bill
Boys of 18 will now be accepted in
national guard without consent of
Enemy aliens barred as able sea
men, steamboat inspectors an
U. S. authorities may order eulogy
of kaiser cut from school spellers.
Ass't U. S. Att'y Boddie said "kaiser ,
must have had a good press agent to
put that boost over for him."
1,000 homes of aliens will be
searched for weapons and explosives
Gen. Joffre and Premier Viviani,
members of allies com'n, will come to
Chicago for visit.
Medical officers' reserve corps
plans recruiting campaign among
200 apprentice seamen at Great
Lakes station left for three months'
course at Newport.
Women's clubs and societies will
co-operate to mobilize women of
Illinois for war service.
Prof. Harper, U. of C, warns
against fake German revolution to
gain Russian sympathy.
J. Baines, cousin of Amos Baines,
12 Lafiin, member of British army,
killed "somewhere in France."
Army dep't appealed to business
men to loan them 75 clerks for army
training camp at Fort Sheridan.
Evanston Roman Catholics raised
$10,000 fund to care for families of
Evanston boys who have enlisted.
J. Ogden Armour, John V. Farwell,
John G. Shedd, Prof. Judson and oth
ers will form Chicago Council of
Capt. Kenney told art students
who are working on army poster
contest for $500 prize that all posters
must be in by May 15.
Any member of United Order of
Boxmakers and Sawyers, Local No.
1, who enlists will be kept in good
standing-in the union.
Gov't spy hunters ordered North
Side physician and Northwest Side
real estate man to report at office of
Hinton Clabaugh today.
Isadore Breaverman, member 7th
infantry, I. N. G., accused-of desert
ing wife to join army, stripped of uni
form by Capt. Leo. Lanigan.
Capt W. A. Moffett, U. S. N., com
mandant Great Lakes Training Sta
tion, wants it known that his time is
so occupied in the morning in tran
sacting the vast amount of business