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TOMMY MUST EAT AMONG THE
RUINS IN FRANCE
Official photograph of British sol
dier at dinner among the ruins of a
captured village "somewhere in
France." The village has just been
taken from -the retreating Germans.
BELIEVED IRISH HOME RULE
WILL BE SETTLED.
London, April 27. Announcement
Thursday that Premier Lloyd George
had postponed for a few days state
ment on Irish home rule, promised
this week, aroused hopes of complete 1
settlement of the question It was
believed that Lloyd George was mak
ing a final effort to reconcile the va
rious Irish elements as a result of
urgent representations from Foreign
Sec'y Balfour, now in Washington.
Balfour was reported to have in
dicated to Lloyd George that the
American government and the Amer
ican people favored" home rule and
that solidarity between the United
States and Great Britain would be
greatly enhanced by recognition of
this sentiment here.
The London public was much im
pressed today by a great display in
the Northcliffe newspapers repre
senting a canvass of American senti
ment by its American correspondent
and including quotations from
Roosevelt, Taft and prominent Amer
icans, favoring home rule.
BRANDS THOSE WHO PROFIT
FINANCIALLY FROM WAR
TRAITORS TO U. S. '
Any member of the Ass'n of Com
merce who may have had thoughts
of taking profits out of the war heard
himself branded as a yellow, sneak
ing traitor, if he was one "of the 700
members who heard Maj. Chas. W.
Gordon speak at the--La Salle hotel
Gordon's statement came at the
climax of a smashing plea for the
United states to be whole-souled in
its fight for the triumph of democ
racy. "I want to tell you men," said the
major, "and I know I am talking to
business men, that any man who has
even remotely considered this war as
an asset from which h.e might collect
profit, or any man who has thought
of accepting a penny of profit from
war orders is a traitor to his coun
Mrs. F. A. Besley speaks on "Red
Cross Work," 18th ward branch of
Woman's City club, Lewis Inst., Mad
ison and Robey, 8 p. m.