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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 12, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 4',
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RELIGIOUS ISSUE IS IN THE
The religious issue is in the may
oralty campaign, even though the
newspapers say nothing- about it. It
is in through the circular route. One
circular is being distributed all over
town, from a non-Catholic source, in
which the statement is made as to
bringing religion into politics: "We
are not bringing it in. It is already
in. We are trying to get it out of
It then quotes from the Chicago
Herald of Jan 19 the statement that
in a sermon at St Patrick's church,
Father McNamee said: "Catholic
women especially should vote, if for
no other reason than that the vote of
non-Catholics will tend to nullify the
votes of Catholic men."
The public schools are brought in
with this statement: "We now have
a board of education that is con
trolled by Catholics, and that the
president of the board is a Roman
Catholic, who educated eight chil
dren in the parochial schools and is
himself raising funds to build a paro
chial high school on the west side."
After making other charges of al
leged Catholic influence in the public
schools, the circular winds up with:
"This is a political question. Vote
for a mayor who is an American citi
zen and does not take orders from
Rome. Save our public schools. Do
your duty as citizens at the polls."
The circular bears toe union label
444, and at the beginning the state
ment is made that it is "issued by the"
American Public School Federation."
No candidates or parties are men
tioned. o o
MRS. IDA SNIFFEfJ PLEADS NOT
GUILTY OF BABY KILLING
New York March 12. Mrs. Ida
Sniffen Walters yesterday pleaded not
guilty to the charge of murdering her
two babies, the children of Lorlys El
ton Rogers, her lawyer-lover. Trial
date was not set.
CALL SINKING OF FRYE AN
Amsterdam, March 12. The Ger
man government regards the sinking
of the American ship William P. Frye
by the Prinz Eitel Fnedrich as en
The news has created the most
painful impression in official circles
at Berlin. A strong protest is ex
pected from Washington, though
none has as yet been received. This
protest, when it is made, will be met
in a most conciliatory spirit and Ger
many will assure the Washington
government that CapL Thierichens
acted solely upon his own responsi
bility. Washington, March 12. Prelim
inary reports placed in President Wil-.
son's hands covering sinking of the
American sailing ship William P. Frye
by German auxiliary cruiser Prinz
Eitel Friedrich declare act entirely
Meanwhile officials here were ex
pecting that Germany, of her own
volition, will open matter, but the
mere assumption of responsibility
and payment of monetary damages
will hardly prove satisfactory to this
government. Germany will be ex
pected to disavow and promise to
punish commander of Prinz Eitel
SIX WOMEN IN MAYO CASE
New Haven, Conn., March 12- Six
women were today enrolled in the
trail of heart affairs of Virginius J.
Mayo, New Haven millionaire. They
came from at least three states. The
identity of some remained a mystery. ..
With others Mayo's alleged relations
were still clouded in a tangle of as
sertions and denials.
WELL, ISN'T THAT TOO BAD?
New York, March 12. Foot and
mouth disease quarantine is impris
oning fancy cattle of John D. Rocke
feller, Helen Gould Shepard, John D.
Archbold and other Westchester
count millionaire ''