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TERRE HAUTE OFFICIALS MUST
GO TO TRIAL
Indianapolis, Ind., Feb. 1. Judge
A. B. Anderson in the United States
court for the Indiana District today
overruled the demurrer of 27 defend
ants to the indictment charging con
spiracy to corrupt the Terre Haute
elections. The jurisdiction of the
court was attacked.
As a result of today's ruling 115
Terre Haute politicians must stand
trial. Of these, 83 have pleaded guilty
and 5 not guilty. Mayor Donn M.
Roberts and Judge Eli Redman of the
Vigo circuit court and Sheriff Dennis
Shea are most prominent among
those who will fight the case. With
them are most of the Terre Haute
BOMB IN "LITTLE ITALY"
What police fear is the start of an
other series of bomb outrages occur
red in Chicago's Little Italy at 5
A bomb containing dynamite was
exploded on the sill of a rear win
dow at 846 Miller st Joseph Carra
cilla, the owner of the building, and
his wife were hurled from their beds
clear across the room. Tony Tosa
nova who lives on the second floor
with his wife and four other persons,
all were dashed from their beds. Fur
niture was knocked over and every
window in the building smashed by
the impact of the explosion. No one
was badly injured.
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Washington, Feb. 1. Gen. Car
ranza intends to wipe out completely
the Villa and Zapata opposition, ac
cording to advices to the Carranzista
mnta today. Desertions from the
Villa ranks continue, reports declare,
Incidentally, it became known
through official messages that re
ports of the wounding and death of
ilia are unfounded.
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Sugar going up. May be 7 cents
ENGINEER URGES GOVERNMENT
CONTROL OF ALL INDUSTRY
New York, Feb. 1. Federal control
of industry generally was advocated
today to the industrial relations com
mission by James Mackaye, a con
sulting engineer and economist, of
Cambridge, Mass. Only until the
government fixes a standard for each
industry with a minimum wage rate
and provision for a division of surplus
between the wage earners, the cus
tomers and the corporations them
selves, can industrial unrest be ended4
in his opinion.
"The government should fix prices
and generally supervise all business,"
he declared. "I believe the estab
lishment of such a plan would cheap
en the present outlandish high cost
of living and would remove abso
lutely the present industrial unrest.
It would make the employer and em
ployes pull together at all times."
Amos Pinchot again accused the
Associated Press of unfairness to
afior and said :
"My charges of misrepresentation
of labor by the Associated Press in
the Calumet and West Virginia
strikes have not been carried on the
wires of the Associated Press. That
organization has a rule in its by
laws which forbids the carrying of or
printing of any matter which it deems
derogatory to the Associated Press.
Editors who publish such matter are
subject to discipline and the loss of
the Associated Press franchise."
"Is there any record of that rule
being enforced?" demanded Chair
"Yes, sir. Mr. Medill McCormick,
the Chicago editor, was disciplined.
BORIS REINSTEIN TO SPEAK
Boris Reinstein, the Buffalo, N. Y.,
Socialist speaker, is in Chicago and
announces the following lectures:
Tuesday eve., Feb. 2, 1041-43' New
port av.; Wed., Feb. 3, Athletic Club
hall, 6664 S. Halsted, and Friday at
Schlitz hall, Ashland and Division.'