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GENERAL NEWS NOTES OF THE DAY DISPLAY YOUR FLAGS TODAY— "LIBERTY DAY"— From Washington and from every state- and local authority comes the call to citizens to "show their colors" today, the anniversary of the entrance of the Inited States into the war with Germany, and also the first day of the third Liberty Loan "drive." From every building, every dwelling. Ihe Stars and Stripes should float toelav„ SHOW YOUR COLORS ! The French lines have held lielow Amiens and the Germans have lK-en defeated with great losses in what constituted their most desperate effort yet to break in and cut off the communications of this important lease from the south. Similarly to the east of Amiens the British have maintained their steadfast defense and prevented the Germans from making any important headway, is the gist of the news from the western front. Preparations are being made to call out the first large number of men of the second draft. The April call will lie for about 90.000 men, it is estimated. "Buy Liberty Loan Umds — keep on buying them." is the .log a n fnr the third Liberty Ixkiii drive, which begins today. Word has reached Washington that the Japanese lave landed a small anm-d forec at Vladivostok. Silieria. Biida|tcst newspapers tell of a new drive again. t Italy by Austriau forces.