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agree, to this. If they, did the men
never wouhTget a uniform con
tract on all the surface lines and
they would then be at the mercy
of -the companies.
The wage compromise of the
Elevated roads will be presented
to the men at meetings to be held
tonight and tomorrow. It prob
ably will be disposed of hy a ris
' ' SCHOOL OPENS
Nearly '400,000 children started
a new School year in Chicago to-day-300,000
in the public schools
and 93,000 in the parochial
Three new public grammar
schools were opened; two new
high schools, and three additions
to schools were used for the first
time; three new parocial schools
were opened for the first time.
It was announced today that 11
other buildinps with seating ca
pacity of 10;050 will be opened by
February 1. .
They'll be needed, all of them,
because there are not sufficient
seats to go around right now.
The entire school system was
somewhat demoralized today.
About 250 teachers failed to show
up, some on account of illness and
some because they didn't get back
f!om tljeir vacations.
New Y6rk. Bennie Conorolei,
newsboy, stood in street selling
papers. Something bounced off
his head. Examined and found it
was bomb meant fpr tenement
houses Unhurt. Bomb didn't .go
off. ' ' .."" .
ATTEAUX THE THIRD MAN
Boston, Sept. 3. William, M.
Wood, head of the Wool Trust,
today pleaded not guilty to con
spiracy to plant dynamite to in
jure the cause of the textile "strik
ers at Lawrence last winter.
All doubt as to the identity of
the third man indicted for con
spiracy was set at rest when Fred
erick Atteaux pleaded not guilty;
immediately after the multi-millionaire
Atteaux is president of the
company which furnishes prac
tically all of the Lawrence mills
with accessories and supplies. He
also is a millionaire.
At the request of Assistant Dis
trict Attorney Thomas Lavelle,.
Superior Judge Raymond releas
ed both Atteaux and Wood on
Dennis J. Collins, the dog fan
cier 'of Cambridge, the third man
indicted for conspiracy, will not,
plead until later.
It is supposed that all the men
involved in the conspiracy have
now been named.
Wood, president of the trust,
originated the conspiracy. Er
nest W. Pitman, millionaire head
of the biggest mill construction
company in the country, bought
the dynamite, "and then shot and
killed himself, when called on to
testify before the grand jury. Col
lins transported the dynamite.
John J. Breen, the Lawrence pol
itician, did the actual planting.
Federal District Attorney Asa
P. French has begun the govern
ment investigation into the illegal
transporting of the dynamite.