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onstrations. Survey of damage done to German property indicated there must have been some lives lost. Damaged buildings included Ger man club, Kaiserhof hotel, German legation, German consulate and of fices of German newspapers. Under stood Germany will demand repara tion. Argentine Socialists today adopted resolutions urging peace. Rio De Janeiro. Brazilian federa tion of labor adopted resolutions urg ing peace. s 3 a 9 9 WAR BRIEFS BY WIRE San Francisco. Japan does not be lieve there are any German subma rines in Pacific. Mexico City. Carranza denies statement by P. C. Knox that he ever asked American intervention. Washington. Sec'y Daniels today announced all licenses for shore radio stations are suspended during war. Milwaukee. Milwaukee county Catholics pledge loyalty to govern ment at meeting of parishes. Arch bishop Messmer drew the pledge. Jefferson City, Mo. Penitentiary will farm 750 acres with convicts. Expects to raise 21,000 bushers of potatoes and all foods needed at prison. Washington. Senate today adopt ed unanimously conference report on urgent deficiency bill, making available to president's use at once 5100,000,000 for national defense. Immediately sent to house. o o "ANYTHING GOVM'T WANTS',' BRYAN TELLS WJLSON Washington, April 16: Wm. Jen nings Bryan today personally told Pres. Wilson he is "for anything the government wants in pushing the war to a quick and successful end." During a conference with the pres ident at the White House lasting half an hour, Bryan said he was willing to serve on firing line or anywhere else the president wants him to serve. He said he had but one specific thing to urge wartime prohibition. If government thinks there ought to be universal military service or f conscription, or any other way of raising an army, Bryan will get right, behind whatever plan the govern- ment suggests and do everything he can to make it a success. , Bryan will begin at once as a "re cruiting officer" and tour the coun try, making speeches urging civilians to offer their services in furnishing supplies of every kind. o o SCRIPPS FOR. BOND ISSUE AND HIGH INCOME TAX San Diego, Cal., April 16. E. W. Scripps, the newspaper publisher, to day denied that the American com mittee for war finance, which is con ducting a campaign for a "pay as you enter" system of war financing, had any authorization for placing him on record as opposing a government bond issue. "The use of my name by any per son as opposing a bond issue to meet the urgent financial needs of the al lies or the United States is unauthor ized," said Scripps. "Not only am I not opposed to such bond issue, but I strongly favor it. I also strongly favor the levying of an income tax, particularly on the in comes of the rich, to pay off 'these bonds and to pay. future war ex penses; and I also favor good pay for our soldiers. "I have every confidence in the president and his plans for directing w the nation in the war with Germany and believe that it is the patriotic duty of every citizen in or out of of fice to stand by the president." o o Father T. V. Shannon, editor of the New Wolrd, urges closing of cabarets during war time.