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him five tickets -without money. Boy
acknowledged he made nightly trips,
returning tickets and getting more
without money. Oppenheimer re
fused to talk.
Cohan's Grand He"arcLjnan trying
to buy tickets in balcony. Was told
they were all sold out. Buckley was
told the same. Police then went to
"Earnie" Young's and were told they
could have any number of tickets,
Powers A report on this theater
is made by Policemen John J. Hayes
and Patrick Gallagher. Berger boy
said he gave box office man four tick
ets to be called for.
Kelly and McFarland told of inter
viewing Max Rawheimer, a ticket
"He told us," the assert, "that Miss
Couthoui, with offices in the Sherman
House, People's Gas Building, Rail
way Exchange and Hotel La Salle,
. paid in the neighborhood of $40,000
a year for the privilege of receiving
the first eight or nine rows in the
different theaters and mailed checks
to the 'man higher up.' He would not
mention any names."
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"EDUCATION IS POISONED AT
ITS SOURCE," IS TOPIC
New York, Jan. 27. The federal
commission on industrial relations
today took up the charge that "edu
cation is poisoned at its source" by
the great foundations of the country.
When John D. Rockefeller, Jr., re
sumed the stand, Chairman Walsh
continued his series of interroga
tions designed to show that educa
tional institutions that are the bene
ciaries of enormous fortunes are
urged to check the spread of radical
ism in this country.
This has been denied by Rockefel
ler on many occasions, as well as by
Andrew Carnegie, but the charge has
been made to the industrial commis
sion in a series of letters which are
later to be made a part of the record.
In this connection the Rockefeller
position is summed up In his declara
tion made just as he left the stand
last night, when he said:
"I cannot perceive how the views
of the man who gave the money to an
educational institution could ever be
so transmitted to men who benefited
by that Institution, so as to consti
tute a menace to free speech and in
dividual action." '
Walsh today was developing this
line, as it is already evident that he,
at least, has decided that the commis
sion should recommend to congress
the curbing of all foundations by leg
islative restrictions and compelling
annual reports to the legislative body
MRS. BIRK SAYS SHE-TRIED TO
Lying In the Columbus hospital, re
covering from a bullet wound in her
shoulder, Mrs. Rosa Birk, wife of
Wm. A. Birk, millionaire brewer, told
reporters why she had attempted to
end her life last Friday night.
"I was a nervous wreck," she said.
"My husband is the cause of all my
troubles. Through his efforts I have
been slandered in the newspapers,
hounded with private detectives and
my life made miserable. Now that
the truth is. out I am going to get
well and let him do his worst"
McDERMOTT MAY BE OUSTED
NO RECORD OF BABY
Alderman Prank McDermott, who
was shot Monday night by Anna
Zippman McDermott for refusing to
recognize her baby as his child, may
be Impeached by the council.
Very little work was done by the
judiciary committee of the council
when they met yesterday afternoon.
The greater part of the time was tak
en up with the discussion of the prob
ability of the impeachment of the ald
erman. In the hospital the Injured man re
fuses to make any statement
An investigation yesterday disclos
ed there was no record in-Cook coun
ty of the birth of Anna Zippman'a
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