in St Louis on defamation charges
filed by Johnston calling for Kline's
expulsion from executive council of
department Decision by A. O. Whar
ton, president of the department, is
to be announced. Kline's most point
ed shot at Johnston is this one:
"If I had done nothing more during
the strike than to help prevent a set
tlement on the proposition brought to
us by Pres. Johnston, from Manager
Park of the Illinois Central I would
consider I had done well. If there
has been any other attempt to settle
the strike I know nothing of it There
have been those, however, who have
climbed over the brass rails of pri
vate cars at night, and others who
sought conferences with railroad
officials at other times."
GERMANS SHOOT THEIR OWN SECRET SIGN?
The Germans, so the allies declare, filled France with billgoards bear-
ing advertisements that really were cabalistic signs to aid the German
armies' advance, when war should be declared. All signs were regarded
with suspicion. Robert Minor, the Day Book special artist in the war zone,
made this sketch of a familiar American advertisement just as he arrived
at Nancy and was arrested.
AMERICAN WAGON RUNS DOWN
GIRL NOSE IS BROKEN
A delivery wagon of the Chicago
American ran into Lillian Schoen, 27,
of 1455 Hyde Park blvd., Monday, at
Adams and Wabash av. The woman
was knocked down and dragged be
fore the horse could be stopped.
Her nose was broken and her right
side badly hurt
Al Cooper, of 1133 S. Winchester
av., according to police records, was
driver of the wagon. He was not arrested.
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