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must have had a good press agent to
put that boost over for him."
1,000 homes of aliens will be
searched for weapons ,and explosives
Gen. Joffre and Premier Viviani,
members of allies com'n, will come to
Chicago for visit.
Medical officers' reserve corps
plans recruiting campaign among
200 apprentice seamen at Great
Lakes station left for three months'
course at Newport.
Women's clubs and societies will
co-operate to mobilize women of
Illinois for war service.
Prof. Harper, U. of C, warns
against fake German revolution to
gain Russian sympathy.
J. Baines, cousin of Amos Baines,
12 Laflin, member of British army,
killed "somewhere in France."
Army dep't appealed to business
men to loan them 75 clerks for army
training camp at Fort Sheridan.
Evanston Roman Catholics raised
$10,000 fund to care for families of
Evanston boys who have enlisted.
J. Ogden Armour, John V. Farwell,
John G. She'dd, Prof. Judson and oth
ers will form Chicago Council of
Capt. Kenney told art students
who are working on army poster
contest for $500 prize that all posters
must be in by May 15.
Any member of United Order of
Boxmakers and Sawyers, Local No.
1, who enlists will be kept in-good
standing in the union.
Gov't spy hunters ordered North
Side physician and Northwest Side
real estate man to report at office of
Hinton Clabaugh today.
Isadore Breaverman, member 7th
infantry, I. N. G., accused of desert
ing wife to join army, stripped of uni
form by Capt. Leo. Lanigan.
Capt W. A. Moffett, U. S. N.f com
mandant Great Lakes Training Sta
tion, wants it known that his time is
so occupied in the morning in tran
sacting the vast amount of business
at the station that he can only find it
possible in the afternoon to receive
persons desiring interviews.
Ensign Walter Hanson, navy re
cruiting dep't, wants woman aviator
to fly over city "Dewey Day," May 2,
and throw recruiting literature.
Rev. Noble E. Elderkin, pastor Oak
Park Second Congregational church,
who said soldiers were "murderers,"
will not be removed, says trustees.
CHANGE DEFENSIVE TACTICS
BUT HAIG MOVES ON
London, April 24. Second stage of
England's great push, now on, is de
veloping fiercest fighting of war. Ele
ment of surprise now no longer ent-r
ers into attacks of Haig's men;
enemy has been preparing for des
perate defense no less than British
forces during week have been plan
ning for overwhelming attack; But,
despite German defense, steady gains
are being registered by Haig's troops.
Germans have changed defense
tactics. Having seen how terrific
British.artillery fire pulverizes care
fully constructed trench works, the
enemy is apparently not attempting
use of elaborate underground sys
tems as formerly. Instead great num
bers of men are scattered in irregular
formation located at natural barriers,
in shell holes, alj armed with ma
chine guns. Meanwhile German ar
tillery has all front accurately rang
ed and is able instantly to set up a
curtain of fire against advances.
Capture of Cavrelle inserted wedge
in Oppy line, but because of nature
of new defense scheme of German
army such a penetration is not com
parable to smashing through a per
manent defense front, i
Dispatches received early today
hinted at momentum being under
way for a drive at some other point
on British front than in this Lens-Douai-Cambrai
Christiania. Norwegian steamers
Peive and kjold torpedoed and bunk.
I Crews saved,