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out by Att'y Myer Stein as argument
why the federation should be de
stroyed. Today is the big day in the school
board-Teachers' Federation scrap.
The board trustees will "meet this af
ternoon and the resolution to oust
the teachers' union will be put before
If the ouster is passed the teachers
have two chances to hold their place
in the schools and still organize. One
is a court order supporting their
claim that the board has no right to
say what organizations a teacher
may belong to.
The other is the matter of appoint
ment of new trustees. If Mayor
Thompson in filling the vacancies left
by those trustees whose terms have
run out places persons who favor the
federation on the board, the action
which is expected to day can be re
scinded. Favorable action from the mayor
is expected by labor. Mayor Thomp
son, John Fitzpatrick, Edward Nock
les and Victor Olander of the Chi
cago Federation of Labor got togeth
er yesterday. The labor men asked
that favorable trustees be appointed.
Margaret Haley saw Senator Can
aday of the Baldwin school Investiga
tion committee yesterday. She told
him of the proposal to oust the fed
eration and Canaday came out
against it A fair trial for the feder
ation was the least that could be ex
pected, he declared.
ANOTHER PASTOR THREATENED
Another Gary pastor of pro-Teutonic
sympathies this time an Aus
trian has been threatened with
death. Rev. Geo. G. Bendik, Holy
Trinity Roman Catholic church, to
day turned over lo police a letter
threatening him with death unless he
ceased his pro-Teutonic utterances.
Rev. Bendik was close personal
friend of Rev. Edmund Kayser, mur
dered Lutheran minister, murdered,
it Is believed, because of his activities
AMERICAN POSSE KILLS OROZCO
Washington, Sept. 1. One of five
Mexicans killed Tuesday by an Amer
ican posse near El Paso has been
identified positively as Gen. Pascual
Orozco, Chief Bielaski of the justice
department investigation bureau was
advised today in telegrams from spe
cial agents on the border.
With the thrilling story of the giant
Mexican leader's last stand came
news of hurried arming of quickly or
ganized bands of ranchmen and rang
ers to protect residents in the Big
Bend district from expected attacks
of Mexican sympathizers who are
said to be on the warpath to avenge
Late Monday the posse discovered
the Mexicans camped In a deep val
ley. They surrounded the camp and
poured a stream of lead into the band.
After an hour s exchange every mem
ber but one of the raiders was killed.
Orozco was the only one remaining
and he was wounded. From behind
a boulder he continued firing until he
exposed his body when, weakened, he
leaned out too far to sight his rifle.
Three bullets tore into his body and
he fell dead.
Orozco was arrested with Gen.
Huerta several weeks ago, but es
caped while at liberty on bail.
20th Ward branch, Socialist party,
with Luthuanian branch, will how
open air meeting tonight Union ay,
and Canalport C. D. Berreitter, JL
and J. Creelof will speak.
10th Ward branch Socialist pa
will hold open air meeting this evi
ing, corner Marshfield av. and 1
st Speaker: J. Sunnlnchine, D.
skowitz and Henry Morns.
Mrs. Margaret Rellly, 7437 Ste
av.. testified before Policeman ?,
Cleary, Gresham station, before
service board. Said she became
conscious when Cleary forced her
for German cause,
i cause. 5&f I t0 bedroom of hi
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