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$1,000,000 FRAUD LEADS "TO
GRAND JURY BILLS r.
Two members-.or-ocal bailking
and investment firm arerSaijTta have
been named in- an, indictment re
turned by the federal grand jury
Wednesday. Several Colorado con
tractors are also indicted. The names
have been suppressedfor service of
the indictments. v
According 60 a story told the f 6d
eral,grand Jury the firm- floated stock
on a. $1,000,000 project in Colorado
by misrepresentation. Misuse of the
mails js charged.
An irrigation scheme 'which would
. make a large tract of land valuable
drew thousands of investors. Work
which the prospectus showed com
plete had never been started, was the
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WHAT THE SCHOOL BOARD 'DID
The school board yesterday voted
against placing more swimming
tanks in schools. Jos'. Holpuch de
clared the pools were ''unhealthy:"
Other work done:
f Arranged for Medlll school play
ground. ' Refused permission to Clark school
teachers to take out whateyer they
believe a "reasonable amount" from
moving pictures exhibltidarln their
schools to pay for' their services.
Deferred action on payment for the
sQranted permission to'' several or
ganizations to use schooL grounds" for
Thos. J. Denny was fined 30 days'
pay tor neglect of duty.
t.,THJAT "ONE DAY REST" BILL
J1 Thee "one day rest in seven"bfll is
now in the hands of a sub-committee
of the house industrial affairs" com
mittee. Chris Schumacher and Ifred
Ebeling report Jthat all the interests
are lined up against the bill and are
showing great "pathos" -in-jpbrtray
ing; the J'horrjble effect" on-business WeTit.flshing.fbr witkKogerandtfShli-,
Sam Insull, Chicago public utility
boss; isflgnting home rule for Cm?
cago ' -
So Is Bill-Sunny of f he phone trust;
ButBill Thompson is-taking tha
other end of ik j
The-utility bosses don't .want the
peojrte of Chicago to control their1
own' streets and regulate their wji
affairs. y ,
Give Chicago home rule. j "j
The vote for Thompson ought tt
show Boss Insull where heheads-in.
with the people -of this town. acs
Another hog-combine thafThompi
son isn't obligated-to Is ther coal, 'ice
and tax-trust known as the'Consum
ers' Co. "
ItV-abouttime Chicago took" a fall
out' of that bunch. " I
Graham Taylor, social -Uplifter' for
the Daily News, knocks Thompson!
idea of giving a dollar to a cop to
help those who' need charity, -
If Big Bill wants to make,a hit W)tH
Official Uplifter Taylor he -will turii
that dollar and ihe traction land'ber
sides over tO-tfie Charity Trust. ' 3
Then th& United Charities' .can
boost salaries and make more jobs
for graduates of theChicago School
of Civics "and Philanthropy;- -,
If business in Illinois is sojfcflame'd
low down that it can't, jfchrlvV with
out 'Overworking women, why then1 .
Illinois had better go out of busU
ness. ' .-'
"Let Some 'of those hogmanufaci
turersuput their own daughters
work 'in some of those long-hour
joints nd see how they like it. '
Maybe Sam Insull wants $tate coni
trol of public utilities" Tiecause h
thinks it means' public utility control
of Ihe state; . ";
And is sore because his financial
garifc didn't -win; Chicago at the Sakt
Sam can't See now where he's-go
ingvto get his baittback-rtbrejjaifrhe
should the bill be' passedr '-WJrf:i&frsm5