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WHAT IS THE BALDWIN BODY
GOING TO DO TOMORROW
What will the Baldwin senate com
mittee do when it meets tomorrow in
the Hotel La Salle?, The committee
is supposed to be investigating the
public school system of Chicago. It
is charged with aiming its whole in
vestigation at the Teachers' Federa
tion, and Margaret Haley, business
agent of the federation, has shown
that Myer Stein, attorney for the
Baldwin committee, got funds from
unknown persons and offered "ex
pense money" to senators on the
In her speech in Schiller hall yes
terday to the Woman's Trade Union
league, Miss Haley said:
"When the Baldwin committee
meets tomorrow let the senators tell
the people of Chicago whether they
think their commission was honest
ly appointed according to the senate
journal. Let them ask Myer Stein,
their attorney, who are the 'disinter
ested philanthropists' from whom he
got money to pay expenses of sen
ators. "They will have a heavy load to
carry if they keep Stein. And if they
dump him, he may talk and tell just
who is willing to pay a lot of cash
for the express purpose of destroy
ing the Teachers' Federation."
Mrs. Raymond Robins moved pas
sage of resolutions backing the
Teachers' Federation. Agnes Nestor,
president of the women's union
league, and Mary Mclnerney of the
bindery girls, spoke. Miss Nestor
said Sen. Baldwin is remembered as
the leader among senators who killed
the woman's nine-hour law.
Mary O'Reilly gave notice that as
a public school teacher she is going
to accept a nomination for member
of the executive board of the Chicago
Federation of Labor. That's her an
swer to Jake Loeb.
Many things which "sell like hot
cakes" are burning shames.
1 NONE HURT IN AERIAL RAID-
ARTILLERY DUEL FIERCE
London. Zeppelins raided east
Sunday night The press bureau
states that there were no casualties.
Paris. Two million shells hurled
across France-Flanders battle front
in greatest artillery battle world has
even known. Rain of shells con
tinues without any indication of ces
sation. Petrograd. Official denial made
of false report circulated in America
that Russian cabinet had resigned.
Report was said to be absolutely
without foundation. Members of the
Goremykin ministry were at their of
fices as usual.
BITS OF NEWS
Michael Cunningham, janitor apart
ment bldg., 6419 Champlain av., will
die. Hunted gas leak with match.
Tribune's fine story of "German
bomb war plot" a fizzle. Peter Ahren,
1631 N. Halsted, arrested with the
"bomb." Had "bomb" for killing fish
Mrs. Louise Hebeisen, 2754 N. Ash
land av., dead. Gas.
89 in shade yesterday. Hottest day
of year. Another one today.
One day away from wife is like 5
months' vacation, said Jos. Auerbach,
New York furrier arrested here for
Lieut-Gov. Barrett O'Hara wel
comed Redmen at opening meeting
of convention, Hotel LaSalle.
Use of war propogandists on Chau
tauqua circuits condemned at meet
ing, International Dyceum ass'n.
G. Reed, 166 W. Adams, cut on
head. Glass fell from broken win
dow, 205 W. Adams.
Jos Wanamaker, 65, found dead of
gas in his room, 213 S. Western av.
German furniture makers impart
colors to several native woods by
burying them, when freshly cut, for
several months in earth mixed with,
lime and other materials.