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(what PONTO THOUGHT
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DOESN'T SOUND RIGHT
"Allies continue to gain in cham
pagne" reads a headline.
Wh-a-at? And they keep telling
us that they're suffering over there?
T FIGHT ON JUDGE LINDSEY GOES
TO GRAND JURY
Denver, Col., March 18. The bit
ter fight which has centered about
Judge Ben B. Lindsey of the juvenile
court for years is to have a complete
airing. This was the assurance from
District Attorney Rush today- He is
preparing to call witnesses from both
sides who have been prominent in
the-fight, and in addition will welcome
any other testimony that may be of
fered. Judge Lindsey today declared he
was anxious for the inquiry to get un
der way and expressed the belief that
some of his enemies would be under
indictment before the matter is
closed. Dr. Mary E. Bates, head of
the Women's Protective league, and
one of the leaders in the long fight
which has heen waged against the
judge, also expressed her pleasure at
the prospects of a grand jury probe.
She insisted that evidence will be pre
sented to back up charges made
Perjury, libel, falsifying records,
theft and forgery are only a few of
the charges vwhich have been hurled.
International Commune celebration
will be held Thursday night at Pilsen
hall, 1657 Blue Island av. Wm. Thurs
ton Brown, Lucy E. Parsons and oth
ers will speak. Musical program. Ad
South side colored women will
greet Congressman Martin B. Mad
den at reception Thursday night in
Quinn chapel, 24th and Wabash. Au
spices Alpha Suffrage club. Mrs. Ida
B. Wells Barnett will preside.
Mrs. Raymond Robins will speak
on "Social Cost of Present Day In
dustrial Conditions" before Chicago.
Single Tax club at Schiller hall, 64
W. Randolph, Friday night.
23d Ward Women's Democratic
league will hold Sweitzer meeting
Thursday night at Lincoln Turner
hall, Diversey and Sheffield.
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