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LOlCAL 'WAR NOTES
Navy still badly in need of machin
ists. Rjngling circue ballet girls joined
Red Cross. v
City club will donate field ambul
ance to France.
1,200 "jackies" left Great Lakes
station for east.
Censorship placed on movement of
army provisions. ' v
Army and navy escort will meet
First infantry received carload of
blankets and overcoats.
Frank G. Logan will give '$1,000
prize to best city garden.
Sen. Sherman strong for volunteer
system, instead of draft law.
1,000 Chicagoans signed petition
to Wilson asking for "dry" nation.
Prof. Edw. Bemis and staff of gas
experts offered services to gov't.
First and Second field hospitals, I.
N. G., recruiting to full war strength.
294 enlisted in Illinois Monday.
This state still leading in enlistments.
Six men, unable to pass physical
test, wanted to aid navy' recruiting.
Corporations preparing to hire
women workers in place of enlisted
Three sons of Mrs. Caroline David
son, 449 Oakwood'blvd., have en
listed. Maj.-Gen. Barry receiving -thousands
of applications for- training
"Edw. A. Fritz, Oak Park, arrested
on charge of posing as U. S.army
Eighty Polish citizens marched to
recruiting office in body and enlisted
in army. ,
Society women of Morgan Park
and Beverly Ridge will knit socks for
Lieut-Col. Jas. M. Eddy, First regi
ment,'!. N. G.f returned to duty after
Supt. of Schools Shoop left for trip
to Indiana and Michigan to pick site
for farm schools for school boys and
100 piece band and 2,000 jackies
will take part in "Dewey Day" exer
cises vin Grant Park.
Dr. Percy L. Prentis, federal em
ployment bureau, asked by gov't to
watch out for ship carpenters.
215 occupants of First Nat'l Bank
bldg. offered selves to country's call.
Urged prohibition during war.
Univ. of Chicago held patriotic de
monstration yesterday. Students ex
pressed'desire to serve country.
300 girls and women have asked
Capt. Moffett for permission to adopt
naval recruits as "big brothers."
Sir Ernest H. Shackleton, Arctic
explorer, hurrying home to England
to jpiji navy "before Germans are
Andrew Rosenberg, chef at Saddle
and Cycle club, denies he was ever
suspected by gov't. He is an Amer
Mrs. W. H. Allport, 40 Bellevue pi.,
sugg'ess that German war prisoners
be brought to UT S. and put to work
A. Barthelemy, local French con
sul, says he has been assured that
Gen. Joffre and Premier Viviani will
War dept. announced that every
man whd qualifies in officers' reserve
corps training camps will be given
Wheeler P. Bloodgood, Jr., son of
head of Wisconsin defense com'n, en
listed in marine corps here as pri
vate. Father tickled.
R. A. Jackson, Louis Cody, Malcom
Drane and Walter W. Cooper, Dart
mouth students, came here to enlist
in Second Illinois field hospital.
Anthony Schram, 2135 Rice st,
employe AmericanHide & Leather
Co., says Andrew Rees, foreman, dis
charged him when he placed Amer
ican flag over work bench. Gov't in
vestigating. Fifty frame barracks and 25 mess
halls will be built at Fort Sheridan
I immediately to take care of appli-