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1 GENERAL NEWS OF THE DAY T The Austrian cabinet has decided -to increase the army over strength allowed by peace treaty. The Illinois drivers license bill was reported favorably by a house committee, although twenty-four of the forty members failed to vote. The new city council of Chicago will investigate the conduct of the Municipal Court, it was made known Thursday. Citizens and lawyers have complained that the fees are too high and judges lax in attendance in the courts. The Baby Ruths hockey team of Chicago beat the Boston Olympics for the amateur hockey title Wednesday at the Chicago Stadium before 12,000 fans. According to dispatches from the seat of the trouble, Ethiopia has moved troops close to frontiers of Eritrea and Somaliland to prepare for Italian threat. The British foreign secretary has revealed that Reichsfuchrer Hitler admitted the German war plane fleet was equal to Britains. Ernest Brown Skinner, 71, emeritus professor of mathematics at the University of Wisconsin, died in a hospital at Madison, Wis.. Thursday. Professor Skinner, who served the faculty forty-two years until last June, was educated at Ohio University and Clark University and had doctorates from the Universities of Chicago and Ohio.