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no just cause for firing them in the
middle of the winter.
Margaret Haley, business agent of
the teachers' union, when the judge
finished smiled and, said: "I told you
"Why, they didn't have a chance,"
she continued. "After all of those
horrible things they have been saying
to the newspapers about us they
didn't dare bring a thing into court
against us. t il
"The judge pointed out as most im
portant the fact that the Jake Loeb
set didn't have anything to say about
the 'harmful influence' which they
have harped on for the past few
"When the Baldwin committee had
its hearings in the Hotel La Salle
there were plenty who came forward
and threw insinuations on the work
of the teachers. Now when it is a
question of proving what they say
nothing is brought up against us.
"Before the Baldwin committee we
were not allowed to answer their
Blander. In court things were differ
ent, so they didn't try to prove we
were so terrible." t
The decision this morning is the
second victory the teachers have won
since the school board voted 11 to 9
to exclude from the teaching force
women who joined the federation.
Soon after the Loeb rule was pass
ed the teachers went to court and by
getting an injunction against the
board prevented its enforcement
Now, when the Loeb element at
tempted to get the injunction killed,
they were again balked.
BITS OF NEWS
Union of Republican and Progres
sive parties to be discussed tomorrow
at National Republican Union meet
ing, Hotel La Salle.
Bandits in offices of Evanston Rail
way Co. got $100. Watchman beat
en. Safe opened.
Jacob Levi, 2912 W. 12th, carried
wife from flat when fire attacked the
AUSTRIA MAY ASK SEPARATE
PEACE AIRMEN ACTIVE
Rome. Austria is trying to con
clude separate peace, according to
London. French steamships Alge
rian and Amara and Britishsteamship
Tanls sunk by submarines. From
Algerian eight men were rescued and
one corpse was picked up. Tanls'
Paris. Retaliating for a recent
bombardment of Verdun by four
German aviators, five French airmen
dropped twenty bombs on railroad
station at Brieulles, cutting line and
wrecking moving train.
Athens. Greek reply to entente
powers' last note setting forth de
mands in connection with Balkan
campaign handed to allies' ministers
London. Rapid progress by Brit
ish and French in campaign against
Germans in Kamaruns, in Equatorial
West Africa, reported. The British
reached Puge river, west of Jaunde,
and French occupied Mauonao.
Paris. Germany is rushing prep
arations today to resist Russian at
tack in Balkans.
' Kaiser evidently has decided czar
is about to strike. Moment this hap
pens it seems certain Roumania will
be swept by just such a Teutonic
flood as has passed over Belgium and
All preparations show Russians
will enter Balkan field by rush
through Roumanian territory into
Bulgaria. Germans apparently pro
pose to meet invasion frontally, on
Bulgarian frontier, and to attack the
Russians from westward on the
Flank attack will make vast battle
ground of all Central and Western
Roumania. Only narrow strip on the
Black sea coast can hope to escape.
If fight on Bulgarian frontier goes
against czar's forces tne uae musi
swftftn also across Roumania from?
southward. This will mean the dev-
astation of even eastern region.