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lia, April 171 to discusa Hamill bill,
which pensions civil service employes.
Mrs. B. McDougall, 3256 W. Polk,
nd Mrs. Lillian Anderson, 4400 Jack
son, had purses snatched by men in,
auto. Former lost $7, later $20.
Building commissioners refuse to
Siauow woman sunieuc assn io give
w show in Mandel hall of "U." of "C."
Co-eds protest unavailing.
Joseph Fischer, 70, suicided with
gas in basement of home, 1807 57th.
William Baisch surrendered to
Chief Gleason. Says he Is wanted in
Louisville, Ky., for embezzlement.
Mayor Harrison and Aid. Kunz
shook hands at last night's council
meeting. Enemies for years. Both
defeated for renomination.
, ' Mrs.OlarenceGoodwinf wife of Su
perior court judge, robbed of $300
handbag in Palace theater; ?3 in bag.
43rd st. business men's ass'n held
MAY INDJCT TWO IN CHARGE OF
Dissension in the organization is
said to have been the cause of the
arrest of Ray Williams, business
agent of the barbers' union, on com
plaint of President Davis, who
charged Williams with receiving a
consignment of dynamite shipped in
Violation of the interstate commerce
law. It in nlaimed that Williams had
nothing o do with the dvnamite fnc
transaction, which occurred last Oo- This phrase may be allies' loophole,
tober, but when the trouble occurred rif bondbardment of protests fronr
in the organization Davis went to the ' neutrals forces an abandonment of
federal authorities and made the h embargo idea, England and Prance
charge, against Williams. ' can point out that they merely re-
Williams was arrested last Satmv served right to act if compelled, but
day and later released through the never actually decided to put program
efforts of John D. Farrell, his attor- into force. They can explain that As-
ney, who claims that Davis had the quith's public declaration was matte"1
fior purpose oi Bringing uermany-to
her senses and forcing her to aband
on "inhaman warfare."
The address of an agency who
wfli collect the living the world owes
and that Davfct took them to his room,
which Is the last trace of the box that
the detectives could Had, J
Charges have been 'preferred
against Davis- by the organization'
and he. is being held as a witness by
the federal authorities. Both men
may be indicted.
. o o
THE BRITISH PUBLIC FAVORS
STARVING OUT GERMANY v
London, March 2. British pubhV
today registered hearty approval of
allies' new plan to starve out Ger
many in retaliation: for submarine at
Following lead of Premier Asquith,
London papers expressed regret that
United States and other neutxalsf
should suffer. But without exception
they backed up premier in his decla
ration that allies would not be sway
ed from their course by protest of any
neutral, no matter in what terms it
is couched. la effect, they advised
neutrals to stand aside. and bear In
conveniences while allies deal " a
death stroke. - "
Allies have not yet declared "block
ade" of Germany's coast Premier
Asquith carefully avoided tieing gov
ernment to a hard and fast policy.'
"British and French government will
therefore hold themselves free to de
tain vessels bound to or from Ger
many," was prime minister's phras-
dynamite shipped from Newport
News to Chicago in the name of Ray
Williams, business agent. That when
the box containing concussion caps
and 500 feet of fuse arrived in Chi
cago tte notice was sent to Williams,
and Davis had Williams, go to the
freight house and get the explosives,