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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 21, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 6

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Washington, June 21. Pres. Wil
son has decided full first year pro
gram recommended by general board
of navy should be adopted by con
gress. This program includes con
struction during first year of three
battle cruisers, four dreadnoughts
and four scout cruisers.
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Mexico City, June 21. The special
train ordered by Special Agent Rog
ers to take Americans out of Mexico
City will not leave for Vera Cruz to
day, as was expected.
Another demonstration by work
ingmen took place last night before
the National palace. Several thou
sand employes of street car lines and
factories gathered to assure Gen.
Carranza of loyalty. Hundreds of
school cildren and a large number
of women were in the crowd. Car
ranza again addressed this assem
blage, repeating his previous state
ments that Mexico was not seeking
war with the United States. There
was no disorder.
Gen. Mujies, governor of the state
of Tabasco, informed Carranza last
night that many Americans in his
territory did not wish to leave the
country in case of war and ask per
mission to remain. Carranza sent
an immediate reply, instructing Mu
jies to permit Americans to remain
and in all cases to give them the
same protection accorded other for
Washington. Sen. Wadsworth of
New York resigned his lieutenancy In
the First Cavalry, N. Y. N. S., holding
his services as legislator paramount
First cavalry is under orders.
Cleveland. Because Capt L J.
linn, Fifth regiment, was a soldier
this was before the mobilization or-f'-er
Miss Jahe Whitelaw joined the
Red Cross. An army chaplain mar
ried them and they will go south for
service together.
Paterson, N. J. Private William
H. Smith refused to respond to the
call to colors and was arrested as a
deserter. He faces a maximum pan
alty of eight months' imprisonment
if found guilty.
New York. Max J. Klein, who
was excluded frotn militia because he
was a Jew, announced he was form
ing a company of Jewish-American
citizens to go to the front
New York. The Aero Club of ,
America cabled American aviators
with the French flying corps to learn
whether they would return to serve
the United States in case of war with
New York. Call to colors has re
sulted in scores of khaki weddings
here. Most of the "war brides" im
mediately bade their husbands good
by as they hurried to the armories
for reporting.
Cleveland. Privates John and
Robert, Lieut. J. C. and Serg't David
L. Gilliland are brothers. All four
are members of an engineer corps
and will see service together.
Camden, N. J. Pjublic service cor
respondent of New Jersey announced
all employes, members of national
guard, called to service will have
their positions and wages continued
while performing military duty.
Philadelphia. Married men in the
Pennsylvania national guard who do
not wish to leave their wives and
families are given until tomorrow to
resign. Many are taking advantage
of offer.
Washington. "Go home and
grow," recruiting officers told 50
beardless aspirants for enlistment ,
papers in militia today.
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Ducks of J. A. Andrew of Shirland
tract, California, are supplying him
with valuable nuggets, the gizzard of
one having two gold nuggets ahd""two
platinum nuggets and another a gold

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