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VETERAN OUTFIELDER MAKING
GOOD WITH CUBS
London. 30,000 British saloons
may be closed. Brewers themselves
have suggested sweeping measures
alone these lines
SOCIALISTS TO CONSIDER WAR
PLANS AT BIG MEET
The national executive committee
of Socialist party has called special
convention for April 7 to consider
what policy the party should hold in j
case the country goes to war. i
This was an emergency measure
necessitated by the sudden gravity of
the situation which now confronts
the country. The committee said: $i
"If war should break out, our par-
ty must present greater fidelity to
principle, greater unity of purpose
and greater solidarity of action than
DOCS FIGHT 8-HOUR DAY
The Chicago Medical society is
against the eight-hour day for
mirses. At a meeting last night the
physician heads .of this powerful
combine declared that the society
would fight a bill to introduce the
eight-hour day, now before the legis
lature at Springfield.
The stall was the same old one '
that the eight-hour day Is a -very
good thing for some people, but not
for nurses. "It impairs their effi
ciency" was the declaration of op
ponents of the idea.
ALL RIGHT, LET HER DROP!
With avarm weather, expected
soon, a drop in the price of coal will v
also come, was the prediction of the
dealers today. But at present they
are experiencing some difficulties in"
getting fuel to the city, they claim.
If the-railroad strike ties up the
coal cars the available supply of fuel
will be exhausted within a few days,
It is said.
Springfield, III. Illinois Highway
Improvement ass'n backing bill ))
which would double auto taxes to get
more funds for good roads.
Washington. -Joint army and navy
board studying Atlantic coast to find
best locations for eight aero stations
it Is planned to establish. :