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ARMOUR'S DAUGHTER A RED
jy idiia .Armour
Having completed the Red Cross
training course, Lolita Armour,
daughter of the millionaire packer,
J. Ogden Armour, is prepared to join
the Red Cross forces in Mexico if
volunteer nurses are needed.
PROSPECTIVE CITIZEN SURE HE
New York, March 18. A German
born resident of Little Ferry, N. J.,
appeared before Judge William M.
Saufert and a federal attorney in
court in Hackensack today seeking
"In case of war between United
States and Germany or Austria, what
would you do?" asked the-federal at
torney. "Bd fight, of course," was the reply.
"How would you fight?"
"Like hell1" said the applicant.
The audience was convulsed but
Judge Saufert told him he should
first learn to have respect for the
court and postponed granting his pa
pers until June.
RUDE JOLT FOR ONE OF SAM
Chas. A. Monroe, 1234 Lakeside
dr., vice president of the Public Serv
ice Co. of Northern Illinois, a branch
of the Commonwealth Edison, will
have to appear in court Monday in
answer to a speeding charge, just as
if he were any other common break
er of the law.
Monroe, making no attempt to
deny his guilt, sent a representative
when his case came up in auto court.
The secretary offered to pay the fine.
This didn't suit Judge Sabath.
"Go back and tell your employer
he will have to come into court the
same as any other man," Judge Sa
bath told the secretary
Monroe was arrested on Michigan
av., Thursday, between 28th and 30th
sts. Motorcycle Policemen Hallard
and Shewbridge, who made the ar
rest, said he was going 30 miles an
Shewbridge told him he would be
released on his own recognizance if
he carried one of Chief Healy's cards.
He" had none, so he was taken to the
police station to be booked for re
lease on bond.
Monroe made no protest until he
got to the station house door, then
he laconically remarked: "There'll be
two motorcycle cops out of a job to
morrow," according to Shewbridge.
Monroe, wanted to pay the desk
sergeant the speeding fine, but the
Hallard and Shewbridge are still on
duty as motorcycle police.
And just as we're all bristly with
war spirit, Mr. Taft's state of Ver
mont downs prohibition and declares
for local option!