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GERMAN NOTE ON BELGIUM
LIKE RESS REPORTS
Washington, Dec. 14. Germany's
answer to the American protest
against deportation of Belgians is in
the hands of the state" department
today. The text is practically the'
same, as revealed in press dispatches
from' Berlin which- offer "explana
tions" for . Germany's course.
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New York. Will of Mrs. Mary
Harkness, late widow of Standard
Oil magnate, gives $1,000,000 of
$10,000,000 estate to public Jnstltu
NeWYork. Baby 1917's wine bath
will be short on Broadway. Mayor
Mitchell says liquor may not be sold
before midnight, Sunday, Jan. 1, nor
after 1 a. m., Monday.
Halifax. Canadian torpedo boat
Grilse lost 44 men and boy believed
We could work up a lot of timely
comedy if Oscarx Egg, the six-day
bike racei, was an,aviator instead.
'KICK HIM OFF THE
HAVE A GREAT MIND
TO PROSECUTE YOU
Arra a idoco
Yes, winter is finally with us good
Handing the olive branch around
seems to be quite the stunt nowa
days. . - 1
Germany to its enemies; Kid. Mer
riam to Mayor Thompson, etc.
If a big threatened strike comes
we won't be able to express our
selves. "Watch your step" or you'll freeze
yourf eet on the floors of the elevated
now is a ngni guuu liiub iut uio
fire department to get out their lines
of hose and freeze vacant lots and
parks for the kids who would a-skat-ing
There is plenty of L in ViLLa.
Kansas City has two police chiefs.
Some cities haven't got any and oth
-ers need two.
One little bit of a thaw ,and we'd -all
be doing Christmas slopping.
One pf New Yorkvs latest moves is 1
to close movies on Sunday.
ARMENIAN CHRISTMAS - SHIP
SAILS THIS AFTERNOON
New York, Dec. 14. XL S. collier
Caesar, sailing as Christmas ship
will leave New York this afternoon
for Beirut, Syria. Ship is loaded to
hatches with most necessary articles
of food and clothing. There is con
densed milk for children, rice, lima
beans, wheat, flour, petroleum, cot
tonseed oil, sugar and large quanti
ties of warm clothing.
Preceding the ship the American,
committee cabled $410,000 to cities
where need is great
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Congress is now in session. The
bakers ought to be able now to cook
up a good excuse to raise the price
ot doughnuts still higher on account
of the shortage of air for the holes.
Hawaif makes bricks from lava.