Thursday, April 25, 1918. Saratoga Springs mayor Harry E. Pettee is praised by the U.S. Attorney General for his city's efforts to register its "enemy alien" men, and receives new orders to turn his attention to the women.
The Saratogian reports today that Attorney General Thomas Watt Gregory has officially thanked Pettee and the Saratoga Springs police department for "their promptness in the matter of registering the male German aliens in this city.
Wednesday, April 24, 1918. As of 3 p.m. today, Saratoga Springs residents have purchased or pledged to purchase $313,000 worth of Liberty Bonds as part of the federal government's Third Liberty Loan campaign.
The total, comparable in buying power to $5,500,000 in 2018 money, is slightly less than half the Spa City's $636.
Tuesday, April 23, 1918. "Hundreds of homes in the city will be without certain kinds of winter vegetables" unless public school students grow those crops on Saratoga Springs' six colony farms, The Saratogian reports.
For the second year of the U.S. war against Germany, students are being urged to grow vegetables to meet a "tremendous local need.