MAX AND JAKE LOEB REOPEN
SCHOOL BOARD BATTLE
The Loebs are at it again. This
time it is young Max Loeb, union la
bor's backer on the board of educa
tion, who is taking a hard rap at
Jacob Loeb, president oithe board,
anti-Teachers' Federation man and
brother of Albert Loeb of Sears, Roe
buck & Co. .
Pres. Loeb offered to buy lunches
for all board members who would
stay in the board rooms and work on
the budget throughout the whole
day. Max says this may influence
some of the members to vote on the
budget to Pres. Loeb's liking.
He asked Loeb to withdraw his
offer and let every one pay for their
own lunches. Pres. Loeb refused. So
Max threatens to introduce a resolu
tion against the plan.
ROME. Austrian troops have oc
cupied Albanian seaport of San Gio
vanni Di Medua and are pressing
plan to- form junction with Bulgari
ans in regions of Albassan.
Part of Montenegrin and Albanian
forces defending Scutari were cap
tured when Austrians took city.
Serbs escaped and are retreating
ZURICH. Turkish diplomats, Re
fast Pasha, Neby Bey and Etemme
Bey, have arrived in Switzerland to
prepare scheme of Turkish peace
proposals, newspaper La Buisse de
clared. Financial troubles, it was
stated, have made Turkey desirous
"Buffalo" Horner, Mexican cow
boy, drew bowie knife on police who
barred his way to auto show. Shot
Irvin Morgan, 12, deaf mute, found
wandering on prairie at 126th and
South Michigan av.
Civil service com'n want board of
equalization to reclassify police department
LUSITANIA iOTE NOT LIKED
Washington, Jan. 26. Negotia
tions between U. S. and Germany for
settlement of Lusitania's sinking
reached stage of battle over words
between Berlin foreign office and
state department, with Ambassador
Bernsdorff and Sec. Lansing fighters.
Two governments today were
squarely opposed on vital points in
negotiations, admissions by Germany
of illegally and wrongfully sinking
Lusitania. U. S., it was understood,
has flatly rejected as unsatisfactory
evasive phraseology of settlement
terms thus far suggested by Ambas
The Hague. Royal decree issued
forbidding future exportation of rub
ber. Aim to cut off exports to Ger
many. Great Britain, it is under
stood, will reciprocate by ordering no
further interference with shipments
of rubber to Holland.
London. Dominion Liner Norse
man, reported in yesterday's Liver
pool dispatches to have been sunk,
did not go to the bottom, but was
beached. No casualties among crew.
New York. Priscilla B. Von Be
ling, half-million dollar heiress of
Weehawken, admitted she eloped
with grandfather's former chauffeur,
Elkins, W.j Va. Operation per
formed with pocketknife, teaspoon
and piece of rubber tubing saved life
of Mrs. Thurman Coberly, who was
near death from diphtherja.
Baltimore, Md. Neither friends
nor outsiders may see T. C. Weeks,
dean of Baltimore lawyers, now that
he is dead. His last wish was that
no one get a chance to say "doesn't
he look natural." He hated that.
New York. Amateur hypnotist,
Alexander Brown, whose wife has
lived next door to him at Freeport,
ago, just to see if she would learn to
love him again has failed to hypno
tize her yet, she says. '
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