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LOCAL WAR NOTES
800 jackies left for Atlantic coast.
341 men enlisted in Chicago yes
terdayy Home guard of 1,000 enrolled in
C. A. R. given reserved seats at
Leander J. McCormick turned
yacht over to government.
400 Chicagoans given commis
sions in officers' reserve corps.
Forty Chicago industrial plants
placed at disposal of government
Western Advertising ass'n and
public library will aid Red Cross
Wilson cheered for five minutes at
meeting of Woodlawn Business
Deputy Comptroller Gosselin de
cided city has no authority to pay
employes who enlist. s
Capt Wm. A. Moffett, comman
dant Great Lakes Training station,
ordered to Washington.
Chas. T. Meckler, Edison Park,
who sent threat to Wilson, confined
in Elgin Stateasylmn. ""
I. W. Savaleff, Russian mining ex
pert, now in Chicago, says Russia
will continue in world war. ,
Corporal Hoonaby, Third infantry,
injured in fighl with Mexicans in
East Chicago who insulted flag.
Illinois Elks have decided to call
off state convention this summer, but
will raise $30,000 war relief fund in
stead. State Food Com'r Matthews says
farmers would be able to produce
more if banks would advance them
Harry C. Avery, Board of Trade
press censor, says he believes cost of
living has reached limit and will soon
Miss Laurentia Molloy, clerk in
election commissioners' office, has
agreed to "mother" homeless army
' rookie "
Wm. Legner. pres. Chicago Brow
ers ass'n, says breworis use less
than 1 per cent of nation's grain in
Young co-eds at Univ. of Chicago
who wished to be war nurses not so
enthusiastic after they watched vi
visection in clinic.
Anthony Schram, who lost job at
American Hide & Leather Co. Tie
cause he put U. S. flag -on work
bench, taken back to work.
Col. Roosevelt will arrive at the
Union station at 9:40 a. m. tomor
row. Will be escorted by marines and
militia to Blackstone hotel.
C. Drzewski and John Woodridge,
Wilmette, local members of Canadian
army, killed "somewhere in France."
A. M. Black, 3425 W. 63d, wounded.
WA RBRIEFS BY WIRE
Madison. State Sen. Frank Ra
guse, Milwaukee, Socialist, evpelled
from Wisconsin state senate when he
refused to retract alleged - disloyal
New York. Recommendation to
al Greeks that they serve interests
of their own country by enlisting in
American army received from Elu
Berne. Unknown aviator made a
mistake and bombarded Swiss town
of Porrentrui, seriously damaging
Washington. Pres. Wilson in let
te rto Arthur Brisbane says he will
not permit censorship to shield him
from criticism of personal or official
Copenhagen. Kings of Sweden
and Denmark meet to talk over pos
sible engagement of Crown Prjnce
Christian of Denmark and Princess
Margaretha, daughter of Prince
Charles of Sweden.
Clevsland. 20 to 40 per cent in
crease in wages for all vesselmen ex
cept captains on Great Lakes, ac
count war cost of living, recommend
ed by subcommittee of executive
committee of Lake Carriers' ass'n.