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ENGLAND AND GERMANY OPEN
PRISON CAMPS FOR PROBE
Berlin, March 31. Germany has
agreed to throw open her military
prison camps for an inspection by an
American commission. England is
understood to have "accepted the
same offer and the trips of inspection
are to begin immediately upon the
arrival of the commission in Europe.
Ten Americans will constitute the
commission. They will visit 47 pris
on camps in Germany.
Under the terms of this agreement
the commission will be permitted to
make a thorough inspection of every
prison camp in Germany and Eng
land and examine prisoners out of
earshot of their guards, to hear all
complaints and to endeavor to ar
range minor disagreements between
the authorities and the prisoners.
Copies of the commission's report
will be forwarded to each of the bel
ligerents. The commission will em
body in its conclusions a recommen
dation that the warring powers adopt
a uniform prison policy regarding
supplies of food, correspondence, the
amount of exercise to be allowed pris
oners and their general treatment by
Ambassador Gerard already has
been successful in ameliorating the
conditions of Germany's prisoners of
POOR DIET SCHEME
New York. Mrs. Edith Pies fed
her six-months'-old baby pickles.
When it got the "tummy" ache she
proposed to give it gin. This diet
scheme caused the courts to take the
infant from her custody.
TO APPEAL TRANSFER AFFAIR
In its determination not to be sep
arated from a cent as long as it can
drag the matter through the courts,
the Chicago City Railway Co. has an
nounced that it will take appeal
against the decision of Judge Heap
on the transfer ordinance.
Ileap assessed the street car com-
pany about $17,000 because it refus
ed to accept transfers at points desig
nated by the ordinance in 1907. The
railway company claims that the set
tlement ordinance in 1913 made the
1907 laws invalid.
PASTORS SAY ONLY GOOD CAN
COME FROM SUNDAY SERMONS
Rev. John P. Bushingham, Pastor
South Park Av. Methodist Church.
"Rev. Billy Sunday gets the results,
no matter if he does not do things
the way I do, and it is results that
count." So ardently is Rev. Bush
ingham for Billy and his preach
ments that he had Dr. A. J. Kynett,
Philadelphia, to speak at his church
Sunday evening to tell of the great
revival conducted in the City of
Rev. Paul Rader, Pastor of Moody
"It's a great feature, an innovation
for which The Day Book should re
ceive the heartiest praise. We all
want Billy Sunday with us. Last
Sunday at my church we talked Billy
Sunday and so many wanted to hear
about him they could not all get in
the church. There was no mistaking
the sentiments of that congregation.
They all want Billy Sunday in Chi
cago. It's a fine thing for The Day
Book to give us Billy Sunday before
he can come in person."
Rev. Frank L. Anderson, Sup't Bap
tist City Mission.
"Only good can come from the
Rev. Billy Sunday sermons in The
Day Book. It is a great thing, I say.
The people of Chicago will profit by
the enterprise of The Day Book in
turning the press into a pulpit for
the service of Rv. Mr. Sunday."
Des Moines, la. Rose and Forest
O'Brien, burned to death, their moth
er perhaps .fatally burned in fire
which destroyed O'Brien home. Be
lieved incendiary origin.