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2 C LAST EDITION 2 C
OFFICE JANITORS' STRIKE SPREADS
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
VOL. 6, NO. 111 Chicago, Wednesday, February 7, 1917 398 gi
PEACE OR WAR HANGS
ON ACTION OF GERMAN
If No Overt Act Occurs In Week Washington Believes
Crisis Will Be Passed State Department Unable
to Locate Gerard Plot to Sink German Vessels
in Manila Bay and Panama.
Baron Kurt von Reiswitz, German
vice consul in Chicago, and eight aids
received orders to close consulate
and return home.
Washington. . State department
unable to locate Ambassador Gerard.
Reported he is in Berne believed er
roneous. No worry about his safety.
New York. Steamship Cretic,
with six Americans aboard, headed
for danger zone outlined by Ger
many. Washington. State department to
make secret rulings on sailings of
American ships. Will not furnish
convoy for liner St. Louis.
Washington. Because of evidence
crews of German 'vessels, both in Ma
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