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May 5, 1918

The Sedition Bill passes out of the Senate 48 votes to 26 and is expected to pass the House quickly. A NonPartisan League member is arrested for making a political speech. President Wilson has bought a $500 Liberty Bond, while a Mennonite group in South Dakota has 1000 sheep taken by the local liberty bond committee for not meeting their bond drive goal.

Source: "Sedition Bill Moves Toward Final Stage," Bismarck Tribune, Bismarck, North Dakota, May 5, 1918. Page 1, Column 2.

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