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Wagner School, Batavia, stopped
singing of "Die Wacht am Rhein."
Four hundred drug clerks tendered
services to Red Cross.
War was subject of many Easter
sermons in churches yesterday.
First Illinois infantry preparing
for war. Expects call this week.
. Hundreds of" wireless stations,
closed by gov't Saturday, dismantled
Bernard J. Burns, Jr., 17, son of
Police-Lieut Burns, enlisted in Co-. I,
Sol Westerfeld, ex-pres. National
Grocers' ass'n, wants U. S. to take
steps to insure adequate food supply
Great Lakes training station to be
mobilization base for middle western
naval recruits. 20,000 expected to
B. A. Eckhardt, pres. B. A. Eck
hardt Milling Co., says farmers must
sow every bit of land to prevent a
Milam Lusk, Wilmette, who was in
Austria when war broke out and was
prisoner 22 days, is back. Says hun
ger is serious problem in Germany
Lieut Col. Jacob Frank, Illinois na
tional guard, says 400 medical men
are needed for Illinois militia. Asks
doctors to volunteer.
Flying auto squads of recruiting
agents swept through north shore
suburbs and country towns yester
day. Many recruits signed.
450 members of Illinois Naval Re
serye, under command of Lieut Jas.
D. Davidson, left for "somewhere in
east," after parade through loop.
Guy L. Jones, 5422 Kenmore av.,
returned from Mexico, brought back
German-made rifle taken from one of
Villa's men. Says he believes Ger
many is supplying arms to Villa.
National Advertising Advisory
board notified Sec'y of Treas. Mc
Adoo of plans to raise 15,000,000,000 ,
loan for gov't in one week if neces
sary. o o
TRUCKS CRASH ONE DEAD
Considerable mystery surrounds
the death of David Murnane, 4108 N.
Central av., after being injuredxin a
crash of motor trucks. A first report
to the police said that the collision
occurred at Clark and Monroe sts.
Later the police learned it occurred
at Kinzie and Ashland. An investi
gation is on.
FIVE DROWN IN MISSOURI
Bismarck, N. D.f April 9. Five
dead and another dying today, fol
lowing capsizing of small boat in the
flood water of Missouri river late yes
terday. o o
MAY BE BOSS OF UNCLE SAM'S
JAMES HOWARD KEHLEQ
One of his pupils in the advertising
art wrote most of the "copy" that
got 5,000,000 soldiers for Kitchener.
Kehler himself is being spoken of as
Uncle Sam's army ad writer.
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