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Grove school. State sup't of schools
upheld right of alien to teach.
Willian Robinson, arrested in Rock
Island, admitted he sent letter to
father of missing "Sonny" Matthews,
demanding $500 for boy's return. His
ransom demand a fake; had never
Jas. A. Pugh officially appointed
chief of Police Chief Healey's person
A. C. Frost, 1245 Astor, pres. of A.
C. Frost Co., former pres. of Chi. &
Milwaukee electric line, indicted on
charge of conspiring to bribe a fed
License of Rhodes cafe, 478 E. 31st,
revoked 3 days ago, restored by may
or. Jose La Salle, husband of Mme.
Maria Kousnezoff of Chi. Grand Op
era Co., has received call to French
colors. Will sail in May to join ranks.
Mrs. Herman Reidel, 3700 Drake
av., saw 2 men run from her apart
ment Chased them. Policeman J. P.
Hanson joined chase. Guns popped
till all bullets were gone, then police
man grappled with men and won.
Mrs. John Arthur Farwell, 1625 As
bury av., suing husband's mother,
Mrs. Ava W. Farwell, 2828 Sheridan
rd., for $100,000, charging alienation
of husband's affections. Farwell real
Oscar Millma, 4425 Prairie av., tel
ephoned Oak Park police he had been
robbed. They became suspicious and
gave him third degree. Police say he
confessed faking robbery story to
cover cabaret expenditures.
FAMED PAINTING OBNOXIOUS TO
NEW YORK EDUCATOR
New York, March 3. Famous
painting, "Am I My Brother's Keep
er?" by A. C. Dollman, has been tak
en from walls of public auditorium
in Washington Irving high school and
sent in disgrace to cellar by order of
Edward C. Zabriskie, principal, be
cause in his opinion it is degenerate
jn character and might have morbid
and depressing effect on the 5,000
It represents a group of homeless,
poverty-stricken people, a woman
with her baby, a discharged soldier
and outcast wanderers, sleeping on a
bench on the Thames embankment.
In the background are the brilliant
lights from the great Hotel Savoy.
CONGRESS CRIPPLES PARCELS
POST ILLINOIS LINE-UP
By Gilson Gardner.
Washington, March 3. The ex
press companies are again attempt
ing in congress to cripple the effici
ency of the parcel post Representa
tive Martin B. Madden of Illinois slip
ped into the postoffice appropriation
bill an amendment prohibiting the
postmaster general from ever raising
weight limit for parcels above 50
pounds, thus destroying the parcel
post as a prospective competitor to
the express companies. The amend
ment was offered first in "committee
of the whole" that dishonest device
by" which the house changes its name
and prevents record votes but Mey
er London, the lone Socialist con
gressman, saw through the proposal
and demanded a division. On the di
vision there were 17 against the
amendment and 87 for it, so it went
into the bill. Later David J. Lewis,
known in the house as "Parcel Post
Davy," rallied his forces in an attempt
to defeat the obnoxious amendment,
but it was too late. The reactionar
ies forced the fighting and by a roll
call vote this time in the open house
the rider was adopted by 179 to
139, with 3 votes "present" and 113
Here is the list of parcel post ene
mies from Illinois: Britten, Cannon,
Denison, Foss, Fuller and Gallagher.
Princeton, N. J. William West,
Princeton senior whose disappear
ance caused 10-day search of several
states, has enlisted in army so his
brother John can 'finish college.
Wasn't enough money for both.