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by Shaw taxi driven by Wm. Hell
strom, 6233 Bishop, at 47th and
John Janik, 1734 W. 21st, dead.
John Zlaloper held. Mysterious shoot
ing in Edward Hines' lumber yard,
24th and Lincoln.
Christian Larsen, 1453 Madison,
killed. Aurora-Elgin train hit auto
Opinion from corporation counsel
says vagrancy law applies to prosti
tutes. May "be used in vice fight
Morris Rosenthal, 841 S. Winches
ter av., dead. Stepped from car. Hit
Thomas Sheplor, 41, 3206 N. Alba
ny av who shot Chas. Victor. 761 N.
Clark, at Painters' union meeting, ex
onerated. Gus Stilke, Norwood Park farmer,
hurt. Car hit wagon.
John Bertz, 4925 W. 38th, found
dead m home. Bullet in brain. Rea
Sneak thief got over $400 from
cash drawer of Policlinic hospital
Lawrence Eidisch, 2986 N. Ridge
way av., dead. Gas in bathroom of
home. Out of work. ,
Samuel Ripkin, 9, 1247 S. Kedzie
av., killed by auto of Joseph Natlin,
1400 S. Albany av.
WAR NEWS OF ONE. YEAR AGO
Rheims reported in hands of Ger
mans. French hold firm in the Vos
ges. Paris declared impregnable;
one thousand cannon protect city.
England, France and Russia enters
new agreement that none shall make
peace except by the consent of the
A Nish despatch reports Servians
took 4,600 prisoners at the battle of
Russia following up great victory
at Lemberg presses northward. Ger
many said to have sent five army
corps to the Vistula to meet Russian
Investment of Kiao-Chow is report
jed to the Diet by Premier Okuma.
ACTION AGAINST TEACHERS DE
FERRED FOR TWO WEEKS
School management committee
was forced by action of Trustees
Sonsteby and McMahon yesterday to
defer action against teachers for two
weeks. Trustee Jake Loeb said no
teacher should be promoted unless
she signed statement that she has
quit the Teachers' Federation.
Circulars sent out by federation
warns teachers they have three
months' time to fight for their right
to organize and not until the three
months are passed can the school
board punish them by dismissal.
Mass meeting Wednesday, 8 p. m
next week will be held in the Audi
torium, circular states, and besides
Pres. Gompers of A. F. of L. there will
be "other eminent speakers."
Jake Loeb's records as a woman
fighter and as a labor driver who
would like to put the public schools
on a Sears-Roebuck efficiency sys
tem is referred to this way:
"As chairman of the committee on
efficiency Trustee Loeb recommend
ed he 7y2 per cent cut in teachers'
"As witness before the senate com
mission on July 22, 1915, Trustee
Loeb testified under oath that the
Chicago Teachers' Federation defeat
ed the 7y2 per cent cut
"Under existing schedules, in Jan
uary, 1916, an increase of $120 is due
elementary teachers now receiving
the maximum salary."
HARRISON NEW POSTMASTER?
If Carter H. Harrison, former
mayor, wants to be postmaster of
Chicago he can have the job, it be
came known in Washington today.
Harrison is roughing it in British Co
lumbia. His friends say he does not
want the place.
If Harrison does not take the place
he has the privilege of naming the
man, providing that he names some
one mutually agreeable to Gov,
Dunne, Sen. Lewis and Postmaster