Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1963 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
Newspaper Page Text
CITY HAS PEOPLE'S THEATER;!
AIDS WAR FUNDS
A people's theater for everybody
has been established by the People's
players of Evansville, Ind., and the
best of plays are given by amateurs
at prices as low as 10 and 20 cents.
. When war was declared Miss Grace
Kiechle, the director, ordered that
all proceeds be given to the Red
Cross and the fund for soldier depen
dents. o o
PLAN COURT NIGHT SESSION
A night session, held once a month,
will be tried out by the court of do
mestic relations beginning May 16.
Ass't State's Att'y Michael Rosinia
suggested the plan. He said it would
help witnesses who are forced to sac
rifice a day's work of tentimes to 'ap
pear as witnesses or principals in do
All plans laid for Roosevelt speech
in stockyards ampitheater Saturday.
Vo tickets; first come first served.
Doors open 7:30 p. m.
ALLIES WANT FOOD FROM U. S.f
BALFOUR TELLS WILSON
Washington, April 24. What the
allies want from the United States
more than anything else is food.
This vital fact emerged above all
others from the trappings of diplo
matic courtesy attending the initial
reception here of Foreign Sec'y
Arthur J. Balfour and the Britisn
com'n by Pres. Wilson and other
While the day was apparently giv
en over principally to surface cour
tesies and diplomatic greetings, the
various experts of both England
and America plunged at once into
the consideration of the vital prob
lems of shipping, munitions, finance,
military and naval affairs confront
ing the allies since the United States
has declared itself in.
There is no "immediate concern
regarding sending of troops to Eu
rope," it was officially stated.
Balfour conferred with Pres. Wil
son. President Cunliffe of the Bank
of England conferred with Tresury
Naval experts of both nations met
with Sec'y Daniels.
Military experts talked with Sec'y
Shipping and trade advisers with
their corps of statistical and 'market
experts got down to details immedi
ately with commerce dep't officials.
- It was pooling of British brain and
bitter war experiences with American
wealth and resourcefulness.
But it was made clear by a high of
ficial of the commission that the
thought uppermost in the minds"bf
the British representatives is:
"The allies must have food."
"I wish to1 make it plain," said this
spokesman, "that -we are not here to
tell you what you must do.
"We have our own ideas as to how
you can best help, but we come
equipped with facts, to tell you
what mistakes we made.
"Tho, allies' greatest problems!