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April 23, 1918

American airmen attend the funeral of the downed German flyer, Baron von Ritchfen, the "Red Baron." One million Irishmen have signed anti-conscription pledges. Herbert Hoover, the Food Adminstrator, urges "negroes" to increas their efforts to grow and save food, "an thus prove again their patriotism for winning of the war."

Source: "Airmen Attend Enemy's Funeral," The Commonwealth, Scotland Neck, North Carolina. Page 1, Column 4. 

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