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TWO CENTS THE DAY BOOK TWO CENTS
Address by George F. Barber,
scheduled for today at City club, can
celled. Speaker is unable to be pres
ent Musicale for benefit of outing fund
of St Paul's church choir boys given
at Parish house, 50th and Dorchester
av., 4 p. m. Artists: Mable Corlew
Smidt, soprano; Clarence Eidam,
pianist; Hans Hess, cellist
Maurice M. Witherspoon lectures
on "Industrial Pennsylvania" at
Stanford Park, Union av. and 14th
pL, 8 p. m.
Oliver J. Cook speaks on "The
Sante Fe Terminal" before Municipal
Market ass'n at Garfield Park refec
tory, 2:30 p. m.
BALFOUR HERE WILL MAKE
BRITISH IN U. S. FIGHT
Washington, April 16. Pres. Wil
son today completed arrangements
for receipt at White House Wednes
day of Foreign Sec'y Balfour of Eng
land and members of the French in
ternational com'n, who will consult
with oificials here on program of the
It has not yet been ascertained of
ficially that French commissioners
will hae arrived by that time, but
arrangements are being made to re
ceive them along with Balfour, who
gets here this evening at 5:30.
One of the first questions to bo
taken up with U. S. government by
Balfour will be arrangements to sub
ject British residents in U. S. to con
scription in American army or op
tion of volunteering in British army.
Washington. Federal reserve
board is informally considering es
tablishment of banks at Portland,
Ore , Spokane and Seattle as branch
es of federal reserve bank of San
By Jim Manee.
Let's don't be shirkers, men;
Let's do our share.
Make all the wide world know
America is THERE!
Back up your president,
Jack up your nerves;
Let's stand UNITED, men;
That, he deserves!
P. S. The country will please
stand up and sing: "Let's All Be
NORTHWEST PLANS TO PLANT
EVERY FERTILE ACRE
Fargo, N. D., April 16. Every
banker, business man and farmer in
the northwest is expected to join the
movement on foot today to cultivate
every available acre in northwest.
Plans for financing heaviest plant
ing ever attempted by farmers in this
territory made at conference of
bankers and farmers held here.
Resolutions asking congress to fix
minimum prices for protection of
farmers were adopted.
NEW YORK STOCKS. Rumor
that British government had requisi
tioned all shipping under British -flag
was basis of raid by bears on- stock
Ram tonight and Tuesday; no de
cided change in temperature; fresh