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VOL.3, NO. 72 Chicago, Monday, Dec. 22, 1913 ONE CENT
JOHN HARDING RAPS MRS. YOUNO;
MAROARET HALEY RAPS HARDING
School Board Row Over Ella Flagg Young Stirs Meet
ing of Federation of Labor Margaret Haley
Says Harding Is Under the Influence
of Andy Lawrence.
Miss Margaret Haley threw the meeting of the Chicago Federation of
Labor into an uprpar yesterday when she accused John C. Harding, former
school board member, of being under the influence of Andy Lawrence.
This denouncement of Harding came after five hours of bitter fighting
between Harding and his supporters qn one side and Margaret Haley, Mrs.
Raymond Robins and their followers on the other. Charges were hurled
by each. side. .'
The fight started when Mrs. Raymond Robins presented the follow
ing resolution for indorsement:
"Whereas, On Dec. 10, 1913, aember of the Association bf Commerce
was elected superintendent of the public schools of Chicago.
"Whereas, The Association of Commerce indorsed, and urged the
passage of the Cooley vocational education bill, to which organized labor
"Whereas, By the said election this member of the Association of
Commerce has displaced an educator of world-wide reputation, Mrs. Ella
Flagg Young. ' , .
"Wtiereas, Mrs. Young has earned the confidence of the workingmen,
and women -of Chicago' by her determined opposition to the commercial-
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