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LOCAL WAR NOTES
800 jackies left for Atlantic coast.
341 men enlisted in Chicago yes
terday. Home guard of 1,000 enrolled in
W GA. R. given reserved seats at
Leander J. McCormick turned
, yacht over to government.
400 Chicagoans given commis
sions in officers' reserve corps.
Forty Chicago industrial plants
placed at disposal of government.
Western Advertising ass'n and
public library will aid Red Cross
Wilson cheered for five minutes at
meeting of Woodlawn Business
Deputy Comptroller Cosselin de
cided city has no authority to pay
employes who enlist.
Capt Wm. A. Moffett, comman
dant Great Lakes Training station,
ordered to Washington.
Chas. T. Meckler, Edison Park,
who sent threat to Wilson, confined
in Elgin State asylum.
I. W. Savaleff, Russian mining ex
pert, now in Chicago, says Russia
will continue in world war.
Corporal Hoonaby, Third infantry,
injured in fight with Mexicans in
East Chicago who insulted flag.
Illinois Elks have decided to call
off state convention this summer, but
will raise $30,000 war relief fund in
stead. State Food Com'r Matthews says
farmers would be able .to produce
more if banks would advance them
Harry C. Avery, Board of Trade
press censor, says he believes cost of
living has reached limit and will soon
- Miss Laurentia Molloy, clerk in
election commissioners' office, has
agreed to "mother" homeless army
Wm. Laensr, jre$. Chicago Brew
ers ass'n, says breweries use less
than 1 per cent of nation's grain in
Young co-eds at Univ. of Chicago
who wished to be war nurses not so
enthusiastic after they watched vi
visection in clinic.
Anthony Schram, who lost job at
American Hide & Leather Co. be
cause he put U. S. flag on work
bench, taken back to work.
Col. Roosevelt will arrive at tha
Union station at 9:40 a. m. tomor
row. Will be escorted by marines and
militia to Blackstone hotel.
C. Drzewski and John Woodridgei
Wilmette, local members of Canadian
army, killed "somewhere in France."
A. M. Blackr 3425 W. 63d, wounded.
RUSSIANS TIGHTEN BONDS WITH
Copenhagen, April 27. Far from
being affected by tremendous and in
sidious Germanic pressure for separ
ate peace, Russia's ties with entente
allies tfre slowly strengthening, ac
cording to information reaching here
today through diplomatic channels.
Russian army has re-pledged itself
to war. Back in early revolutionary
days it was known here that large
percentage of those in Russian army
supported war policy on promise that
they would not themselves be sent
to the front
DR. ROSS FINED ON YOUNQ
Dr. Frank Ross, dentist, 322 S.
State, was fined $50 and costs in each
of two cases brought against him
by Kitty Seysdal, 16, 55 W. Erie, and
Ruth Sensiba, 17, pupil of the Bush
Temple Conservatory of Music. The
charges grew out of a street flirta
tion, a joyride and an all-night trip
to Milwaukee. His att'y, Clarence
Darrow, admitted his client had been
with the girls and pleaded leniency
on the grounds that unfavorable pub
licity had caused Ross a serious los
. ol business.
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