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headquarters, where the secretary
and his wife slept
Attorney Nicholls of Grand Rapids
has been appointed special prosecu
tor to conduct the cases before the
President Moyer and other union
officials expect to be deported any
time by the business men's mob, in
spite of Judge O'Brien's injunction.
The mine managers stirred up the
Citizens' Alliance, which says: "The
Western Federation must be wholly
and finally eliminated from this dis
trict. All alien officers and agitators
and organizers must go."
OPENLY BLAMES GRAFTERS FOR
MRS. YOUNG'S OUSTING
Margaret Haley, business agent of
the Chicago Teachers' Federation,
openly charges that a ring of graft
ers were behind the ousting of Mrs.
Ella Flagg Young as superintendent
Miss Haley's charges further drag
the Hearst-Harrison machine into
the mess. She claims that William
Rothmann of the school board was
Mrs. Young's bitterest enemy be
cause she refused to fire teachers for
"Rothmann also wanted to get
control of the teachers' pension fund
and to this end had Frank Ryan go
down to Springfield and try to put it
through the legislature."
Ryan is the Hearst-Harrison man
who did the fighting against an ap
propriation with which to-investigate
the voting machine deal.
John D. Shoop, who was boosted
into Mrs. Young's place, seems de
termined to hold the job in spite of
the stigma which surrounds the
manner in which he obtained it.
"I willnot resign until the board
tells me to'," he said.
Mayor Harrison is still proclaim
ing that he had nothing to do with
Mrs. Young's ousting and said he
would do all he could to get her back.
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The Tribune and Bays she will never J
take the position of superintendent
of schools again.
BITS OF NEWS
Judge Burke overruled motion to
quash indictments against four vote
fraud defendants now on trial.
Coroner Hoffman vwill ask Judge
Kohlsaat to decide who is responsible
for the Oak Park "L" deaths.
Carl C. Christensen, U. S. navy pet
ty officer, will be brought to Chicago
to answer Mann act charge. Said to
have brought Edith Aim here from
Boston. Girl in Maiden Hospital,
thought to be Jessie McCann of
Brooklyn, identified as Hazel Bonier.
Uniontown, Pa. John Payne, sen
tenced to hang for murder, says pris
on soup is worse than death.
Banco, W. Va. John Adams, 10,
discharged rifle to awaken John Far
rell, guest. Killed him.
Mexico City. More than 1,000
men estimated killed and wounded in
POLICE TO TRAP MANIAC
Police will today surround a house
near Cornell street and Elston ave
nue wherein "Tim" Jacobson, man
iac, has barricaded himself after
writing a letter to Mayor Harrison
threatening to blow up the City Hall.
Jacobson is also said to have writ
ten threatening letters to County
Judge Owens, Second Deputy Funk
houser, Former Mayor Busse and Aid.
Lewis D. Sitts. '
He was recently tried in Judge
Owens' insane court, but was paroled
to the custody of his children.
A university professor was lectur
ing to some students on hygiene,
when one of the class from the
country asked him how he the stu
dent,, could safeguard himself in
drinking Chicago water. The profes
sor rather startled him by replying:
"First boil it, then filter it, and after
that drink beer,"
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