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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 17, 1917, NOON EDITION, Image 11

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President and Mrs. Wilson are here shown leaving the capitol for a)
spin and relief from the taxing work war has brought on the head of the
United States. The picture was taken by The Day Book special proto-'
g rap her, R. P. Dormap, and shows men and women saluting the president
as he passes.
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San Diego, Cal., April 17. 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
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 iy the president"
One of the wolves of the advertis
ingcqlumns of Chicago newspapers
was punished in morals court yester
day, after Policewomen Hoover and
O'Connell tf the Desplaines street
station ran him down and brought
him to justice.
The man was Augustus Rapp, a
stage musician, 723 S. Wabash. Dur
ing the months of February and
March he advertised in the Examiner,
Tribune and Daily News for a young
lady, "of small and medium build," to
travel with him as assistant in the
Two girls, one 17, the other 22,
were discovered by the policewom
en. The girls said Rapp wanted to
pay them $5 and wanted them to
travel as his wife. His arrest fol
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Washington. Senate today adopt
ed unanimously conference report
on urgent deficiency bill, making
available to president's use at once
$100,000,000 for national defense,
Immediately sent to house.
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