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CATHOLICS PLAN WAR ON THE
MENACE AND OTHERS
New York, Jan. 11. Plans for an
organized campaign against anti
Catholic publications and movements
have been- completed by a special
commission named bythe supreme
body of the Knights of Columbus.
This commission, comprising Col. P.
H. Callahan, Louisville; Joseph Scott,
Los Angeles; Albert G. Begley, Van
couver, B. C.; Thomas A. Lawlor,
Lansing, Mich.; and Joseph C. Pelli
tier, Boston, has been m session in
this city for three days.
It has an appropriation of $50,000
at its disposal and is commissioned to
bring legal action to have denied use
of the mails by noted anti-Catholic
publications, among those specifically
mentioned being the 'weekly news
paper, The Menace.
AGNES NESTOR RE-ELECTED TO
HEAD-TRADES UNION LEAGUE
Agnes Nestor, one of the organiz
ers of the Woman's Trade Union
league of Chicago, was re-elected its
president in a Sunday afternoon
meeting at 64 W. Randolph sL
Other officers elected were: Vice
president, Miss Mary McDowell; sec
retary, Miss Emma Steghagen, and
treasurer, Miss E. B. Dauchy. Fif
teen persons were elected to the ex
Delegates were chosen as follows:
To the Federation of Labor, Mrs.
Raymond Robins and Miss Emma
Steghagen; to the Chicago Trade
Union Label League, Misses Ellen
Holley, Margaret O'Neil and Steg
hagen. o o
"There were some pictures that
Dofe didn't get into his expose of
hell," says a writer. How could he.
There were no photographs in his
days of the present rulers of Europe.
Ironton, O. Mrs. Jennie Duff and
five children, eldest 11, burned to
death in their farmhouse, east of
WOMAN FAINTS WHEN PLACED
"Did you invite anyone to dinner?"
asked Mrs. Catharine Martin of Fred
Van Orman, when they heard a loud
knock on the door of a little apart
ment at 436 Roslyn pi., where they
were cooking supper, last night.
"Why, no," Van Orman answered.
The knocks grew insistent and the
door was opened. Two men entered
and introduced themselves as De
tectives Gavigan and Groggin of the
Town Hall police station. Mrs. Mar
tin fainted when she heard that Van
Orman and herself were to be ar
rested on serious charges.
Van Orman, president of the Vic
toria Hotel Co., has not been living
with his wife for some time.
The complaints were sworn out "by
Lucy Johnston, who is reported to be
a private detective. It was said that
she was in the employ of Mrs. Van
In the morals court today the case
was continued until Feb, 11.
BITS OF NEWS
Two men held up Joseph Tonik,
2235 Coblentz and took his watch.
Detectives passing on car saw rob
bery. Highwaymen got away.
"He threw a hamper at me," charge
of Mrs. Ann E. Boyle, 1463 E. 56th,
suing for divorce.
A. Dawson, agent West Side "L" at
Harlem av held up by two negroes.
Blackhanders attacked grocery
store of Frank Alteno, 851 Cambridge
av. Driven away by bullets of Mrs.
Stesa Ogodek, 18 mo. old, fell into
tub of boiling water Dead.
Expect appropriation of $374,000
for new breakwater soon, said Aid.
Healy, back from Washington.
We have a friend who promised his
wife New Year's day that he would
not take a drink during 1915 unless to
cure a cold and he has put on sum
mer underwear alread,
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