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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 16, 1917, NOON EDITION, Image 12

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FAMOUS DANCER IN GRIM WAR
TABLEAU
Roshanara, the famous oriental
dancer, is here shown. takjng the
part of "Fatria" in a tragic war tab
leau called "The Field of Honor,"
given by the Junior league in tfew
York. Charlesy Cherry, actor, takes
the part of the soldier at "Patria's"
feet.
GERMAN SOCIALISTS MEEf RUS
SIANS IN STOCKHOLM
Amsterdam, April 16. The Social
ist leaders Adler, Erneberger and
Hasse are accompanying Philip
Scheidemann to Stockholm, accord
ing to Berlin dispatches today. These
four Socialists, granted special pass
ports, are supposed to meet respon
sible Russian envoys m the Swedish
Lapital, and Berlin hints that they
may later proceed to Petrograd to
further the Socialists' peace plans.
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-U. S. MAY SEND COMMISSION TO
ASSIST RUSSIA.
Washington, April 16. The United
States has "in contemplation" send
ing a commission to Russia to offer
assistance, and "probably" will send
other cqmmissions to the other allied
countries, it was officially announced
it the state department.
Thus 'far the plans have not taken
shape. . "
But they are m such form that it
can be said they contemplate extend
ing to Russia American aid in re-organizing
the industries and assisting
in making American-Russian co-operation
so forceful that a separate
fterman-Russian peace will be out of
the question.
If Russia chooses she couldhave
American help in re-shaping her government-
along republican lines,
though that idea does not actuate
the proposed sending of the commis
sion.
Similar commissions will be sent
to Italy, England, France and per
haps Japan.
"Russia's needs, however, is recog
nized as the most pressing now be
fore the warring nations.
Her industries are crippled; her
transportation system is disrupted
and inadequate; and she has literally
millions of-men in army service that
cannofbe supplied and mobilized as
a real fighting factor.
The commission's task would be to
vitalize all these factors.
It was stated that the visit of
Charles R. Crane to Russia is not a
part of the government plan, though
Crane's influence with some of the
Russian leaders and his closeness to
the Wilson administration is expect
ed to be of assistance in paving the
way for the commission.
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Cheyenne. Entire population of
Shannon, Wyo. 30 has offered to
enlist

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