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any action. To millions of men
around this globe we represent just
a huge, jellified, disorganized mass,
incapable of efficiency, lying and
wallowing in money and fat.
The policy that would rid them of
that notion is also the policy that
would shorten the war, save thou
sands of lives and unspeakable mis
ery, insure our own safety as much
as it would save our prestige and re
putation and vindicate our unselfish
and high purposes in entering this
It is from the drop of the hat
BING! INSTANT ACTION!
We have 39,000 regular troops
doing nothing, fully trained, fully
equipped, as hard as nails, the finest
soldiers in the world. Within one
Aveek of the declaration of war some
of them ought to be on their way to
the western battle front
If it is only a division, if it is only
a brigade, no matter. The presence
on that front of just one American
regiment and the sight of one Amer
ican flag would be worth more than
100,000 recruits. It would fill the
allies with indescribable enthusiasm
and notify all dreaming Prussians
that what they are fronting is not
fatty degeneration, but efficiency on
the job. '
But the only way to have that
effect is to move quickly and put on
the steam. We'll get nowhere with
dilly-dally, there is nor-surer cinch
As soon as the first detachment
sails, get ready the next and start
that on its way.
This is the only possible plan by
which we can help end the war and
end it right.
. There is no sacrifice for such a
cause at such a time that is worth
What? Democracy against autoc
racy! All the world to be democratic
or all the world to be autocratic! The
democracies of the world against the
autocracies of the world! And we
Jiang a leg?
Not much. This is the United
States. We are Americans.
No more kings, no more wars!
DR. ROSS ACCUSED BY GIRLS
Federal agents are investigating
the trip to Milwaukee made by Dr.
Frank Ross, 55, owner of the "Labor
ing People's Dental Parlors," 322 S.
State, accompanied by Ruth Sen
siva. and Betty Swaysland. Ross is
now under arrest, together with
Louie Chorormokos, owner of the
Athenia cafe, and Jos. Reeves, own
er of the Casino cafe, Kinzie and
The girls say they flirted with Ross
as he was out riding in his auto ; that
he took them to the Casino and the
Athenia and induced them to drink
and later brought them to Milwau
kee, where he registered at a hotel
with Betty as man and wife. The
cafe owners were charged with sell
ing drinks to a minor.
Elsie Weiss, 14, 2537 Thomas,
fire from candle.