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station in world. Room for 20,000
men will be provided.
Employes of Chicago Mill and
Lumber Co. and Paepcke-Leicht
Lumber Co. who enlist will receive
full pay during war.
Lieut. Jas. D. Gordon, Co. L, First
infantry, tried by court-martial for
leaving post without permission. De
cision will be announced later.
Hundreds of aliens turned over
weapons to police. First Deputy
Westbrook says there are hundreds
still keeping them. Told police to
Maurice E. King, ass't physical di
rector Wheaton college, who got
mariage license after war was de
clared, fought Capt. Conley, Wheat
on baseball team, when called
CKEPTICAL AS TO MONGOLIA
London, April 26. Whether armed
American liner Mongolia sunk Ger
man submarine April 19 rested today
upon belief of her captain and navy
lieutenant in charge of her gun crew
that, from a point 1,000 yards dis
tant, they had seen pieces of U-boat's
periscope fly into air and afterward
observed oil ,on surface of water.
Skepticism manifested here today
as to ability of observers to detect
such a "hit" aj this distance. In
stances are rare, it was said, when it
could be established that a single
shot, fired at target the small size of
a submarine periscope registered a
Springfield, III. Passage of anti
birth control law would tonly popu
larize the movement, said Jas. A.
Field, Univ. of Chicago economics
"Washington. Mrs. Robert Hall
Wiles, Chicago, elected president of
the United States Daughters of 1812.
St. Paul. Court appraisers fix
alue of J. J. Hill estate at $51,179,-89.
WAR BRIEFS BY WIRE
London. Earl of Suffolk and
Berkshire, husband of Mis Margaret
Hyde ("Daisy") Leiter, Chicago, kill
ed in action.
Peking. Gilbert Reid, American, )
editor of Peking Post, which has
printed German propaganda, arrest
ed by American consular officer.
Paris. Emilienne Ducimitlere, girl
of 19, condemned to death by French
court martial as a spy.
Winnipeg. Private H. Wickey,
6448 Parnell av., Chicago, among 2S
Americans in today's casualty list
Washington. Elihu Rqot has con
sented to head American commission
to visit Russia.
Washington. Mrs. Antoinette
Funk, Illinois, named as member of
advisory committee on women's" de
Washington. Censorship bill does
not bar criticising of officials, but is
intended only to prevent disclosing
of defense secrets, says Chairman
Webb of house judiciary committee.
Rockford. Illinois conference of
Swedish Lutheran church pledges
loyalty and moral support to tjie gov
ernment. Buenos Aires. -Contrary to expec
tations, government intervention In
Buenos Aires province was accom
plished today without any resis
tance from deposed goterner Ugarte.
New York. Wearing bulletproof
armor which is being investigated for
army use, Dr. Guy Brewster let a
sharpshooter hit him over heart at
60 feet. The high-power Jjullet was fj
" Cleveland. Miss Elizabeth O'Brien
shamed thug into submission when
she said: "If you want to carry a gun
vvhy don't you enlist?"
Cleveland. J. D. Rockefeller's
Forest Hill estate offered for plow
ing to Cleveland Chamber of Commerce.