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April 24, 1918

The coalition against Germany will grow by adding the Republic of Argentine and Uruguay. The Senate declares it is in favor of extending the declaration of war to Bulgaria and Turkey. In Belgium 24 people accused of espionage are shot one hour after being convicted by the German occupiers.

Source: "South American Republic Preparing to Declare War," The Daily Alaskan, Skagway, Alaska. Page 1, Column 1.

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