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Officer 1,203 shouted to him to get
out "All right, I'm going home," an
swered MaskaL Immediately he
heard shots from behind; felt shock;
two bullet holes were in his coat and
P. O. LEAGUE IS GOING TO CLINCH WITH SOME
OF OUITBST MONEY GRABBERS
These are aims of the Public Own
ership league, as published by the ex
ecutive committee last night:
1. To secure public ownership and
operation of public utilities.
2. To maintain and extend the
rights to organize and to protect and
uphold the full rights of citizenship
of all public employes.
3. To protect and advance the in
terests of all utilities already owned
by the public.
To date 141 unions have joined the
league and elected over 500 delegates.
Congressman Frank Buchanan was
elected chairman executive commit
tee. A letter of John Fitzpatrick, pres
ident, and Charles Dold, secretary, is
going to all locals of the Ghicago Fed
eration of Labor. It says in part:
"The league intends to protect la
bor's right to organize wherever em
ployed and to force the law-making
power as well as the judiciary to give
labor a square deal. To this end we
expect to organize every precinct,
ward and town in Cook county and
to enroll into membership every
union in Cook county.
"Teachers' Federation members
and union men teaching in vocation
al schools have been ordered to re
nounce their unions or lose their
jobs. The league intends to fight this
order of the dark ages with all the
power at its command. It is the
Teachers' Federation today. It may
be your union tomorrow.
"We urge your union, if it has
not already done so, to become a part
of the league. Take this up at your
"Per capita tax is 4 cents per mem
ber per year. Next meeting of the
league is Oct 31, Musicians' hall, 175
W. Washington st Send replies to
Charles Dold, league secretary, 166
W. Washington st."
ENGLAND SORE AT ZEPPELINS 1 nesday night's Zeppelin raid of Lon
'GETTING AWAY WITH IT
By Carl W. Ackerman
(United Press Staff Correspondent)
Berlin, via Sayyille wireless, Oct.
14. The last big Zeppelin raid on
England started a fire near the big
gest London arsenal and $5,000,000
worth of property was burned, an
American traveler from London tola
He said that with each succeeding
raid bombs fell nearer the arsenal and
during the last one they missed it by
only. 100 yards.
Naturally I was unable to verify
these statements, but my informant
is known in the United States as re
liable. 1 ondon. Oct. 14. Consul General
Skinner notified Washington there
were no American casualties in Wed-
don. Bitter denunciation of the gov
ernment's delay in providing better
,-.-rr -orsiipgt aerial attacks filled
the London newspapers this after
4.uuu utj i sequei to Wednesday
night's Zeppelin raid in which eight
persons Were said to have been killed
and 34 injured.
WANT EVERYBODY TO SEE IT
Att'ys Burkhalter and Grossberg,
who successfully staged a legal fight
to obtain permission to allow the
"Birth of a Nation" produced here,
will go into court with another peti
tion for an injunction shortly.
The want abolished the age limit,
fixed at 21 by the censors.
They declare Chicago is the only
city in the country which hastaken,
the "no children admitted" attitude.