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GET U. S. SHIPS READY TO SAIL
IN TWENTY-FOUR HOURS
Philadelphia, April 22. Orders
have been received at League Island
navy yard for commanders of battle
ships Connecticult and Kansas to be
in readiness to sail wfthiiu24 hours.
Collier Brutus, one of largest in serv
ice, left last night for Pacific coast
Boston, April 22, Officers and en
listed men of U. S. navy absent on
leave or furlough were returning to
i he Charlestown navy yard today,
following receipt of orders from
Tnirty-odd warships, record num
ber, are now at the yard, every avail
able berth being filled. Rear Admiral
riaush is in command of auxiliary
BODY OF YANKEE SOLDIER IS
RETURNED TO BORDER
Columbus, N. M., April 22. Body
of Albert Hartmann, Troop K, 13th
cavalry, arrived here today from the
front in Mexico. He died en route on
a motor truck while being brought
back to be treated for dementia in
deed by the hardships of the Villa
POPE ASKS UNIVERSAL PEACE
IN EASTER MESSAGE
New York, April 22. In an Easter
message addressed to the American
people through the United Press, his
holiness, Pope Benedict XV., today
transmitted a new plea for peace.
Without referring to the German
American crisis, the pontiff made the
Eastertide the occasion for an appeal
to all nations now neutral to refrain
from entering the world war. He
urged anew that the nations at war
lay down their arms.
The pope's message, cabled
through the medium of Cardinal
Gasparri, sec'y of state, follows:
(Copyright, 1916, by United Press.)
(Copyrighted in Great Britain.)
"The United Press, New York:
" 'Peace be with you' these sweet
words the risen Saviour spoke to the 1
apostles, the Holy Father re-addresses
to all men.
"May the nations at peace pre
serve it, thanking God for so great a
"May those at war, presently, lay
ing down the sword, end4;he slaugh
ter dishonoring Europe and human
ity." MERELY COMMENT
Hot cross buns! Did ydu eat 'em
Who said this was spring?
It is blame near a complete frost.
If this weather holds out long
some pitcher is going to come
through with a new one the shiv
We sure can appreciate C. Briggs'
cartoons. We got ya, Claire!
It is a long Jane that has no turn
ing. Especially in these days of fancy
figures financially speaking.
Is that with reference to the moral
end of it?
If you have to wait two or three
days for your hubby to favorably
comment on your new nat take it
Incidentally, tell 'em to be sure and
send your lid out Saturday.
The weather man has promised
fair weather for Easter.
If our hat doesn't come we hope it
Mother and father pay all the bills,
And we have all he fun.
We bought a hat for just one buck.
Oh watch the colors run!
And here we had just figured that
we wouldn't have to put in any more
Johnny, run down the alley and get
Oyster Bay, L. I. Col. Roosevelt
may reconsider plans not to make
a stumping tour of middle west be
fore Chicago convention.
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