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"Ji-;M& leader, introduced a resolution mov ing adjournment until 3 o'clock. "I understand there is a Strong possibility that the house may com plete its organization by 3 o'clock and that it is the pleasure of the president to address them as soon as the organization is completed. Therefore, I move that the senate take an adjournment until 3 o'clock." The resolution was adopted when the senate had been In session less than fifteen minutes. THE WAR PRAYER The blind chaplain of the house of representatives asked for Almighty influence in the "present crisis which has been thrust upon us." "Diplomacy," he continued, "has failed; moral suasion has failed; every appeal to reason and justice has been swept aside. "We abhor war and love peace, but if war has been or shall be forced upon us, we pray that the heart of every American citizen may thrill with patriotic feeling that a united people shall rally around the presi dent to protect the lives of American citizens and safeguard our independence." NO ARMY TO EUROPE NOW Washington, April 2. Pres. Wil son's "war message" to congress awaits only the organization of the house. There is no immediate intention of sending an American expedition to Europe. Belief is that entente allies now need money and ammunition more than additional men. These material things, together with co-operation of American navy and ag gressive moral support, are regarded as first steps to be taken while coun try prepares a great army for possi ble future use m Europe o o-z Burglar wounded while robbing home of H. C. Grifllth, 8001 Indiana. WAR BREAK BRIEFS Petrograd. "We cannot shake hands with German people until they rid themselves of cursed Hohhenzol lerns," declared Vice Pres. Shobelefl! of the duma, in speech today to pa triotic mass meeting. St Paul, Minn. Sen. Gronna of North Dakota is speeding toward Washington today prepared to cast his vote against any measure which would involve the U. S. in war. Baltimore. 4,000 storm theater, stop David Starr Jordan from speak ing and break up pacifist meeting. Police had difficulty keeping pre paredness demonstration in streets in check. Philadelphia. Religious-pacifist meeting turned into riot in Forest theater when speaker said he didn't believe In America. Sheboygan, Wis. German-American citizens who held referendum here vote against America going to war. Sandusky, O. Lester Koutz, mili tiaman on guard, shot, probably fa tally, tramp who did not obey his or der to halt o o APRIL IN U. S. WAR HISTORY April 19, 1775 .Revolutionary war started by Battle of Lexington. April.13, 1860 Ft Sumter, Char leston harbor, bombarded, beginning Civil war. April 9, 1865 Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered at Appamatox to Gen. Grant, ending Civil war. April 25, 1898 Pres. McKinley, in message to congress declared state of war with Spain existed. o o BITS OF NEWS Wilmette basements flooded when water main broke. . James Zirzillo arrested for killing birds In Evanston woods. 5.000 city employes, affiliated with Building Trades Council, believed ready for strike. &