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The day book. [volume] (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 16, 1917, LAST EDITION, Image 1

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THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
VOL.6. NO. 169 Chicago, 'Monday, April 16. 1917 393 a$j
GERMANY SEEKS PEACE
THROUGH SOCIALISTS
Secretly Trying to Revive Peace Talk Purposely
Loosens Censorship so Socialists Can Confer With
Comrades in Russia and Elsewhere, Urging
Cessation of Hostilities.
Copenhagen, April 16. Germany
is secretly seeking to revive peace
talk in all belligarent countries.
She asks peace still on her own
terms though doubtless somewhat
amended. In December Germany
asked peace and was refused. Now
she is planning to maneuver allies
into asking her for peace.
Scheme as established by infor
mation from high sources here to
day is ambitious one, worldwide in
its scope.
Positive confirmation of unofficial
overtures from Berlin to the United
States was obtained today. Hint
came even stronger from German
official sources that United States
would do well to send Col. E. M.
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