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ONE CENT-THE DAY BOOK -ONE CENT
JANE ADDAMS NOT SERIOUSLY
ILL REMAINS AT HOME
New York, April 6. Miss Jane
Addams, noted Chicago social work
er, is suffering from tuberculosis of
the kidney and is in a precarious
state of health, though her condition
shows some improvement at present,
Miss Emily Greene Balch announced
before she sailed as alternate for
Miss Addams at Ford peace tribunal
Miss Jane Addams' secretary told
a Day Book reporter today that Miss
Addams' case had been diagnosed as
tuberculosis of the kidney but that
she expected fully to recover with
proper treatment and rest Miss
Addams regretted very much that
Miss Balch had given out a state
ment to the effect that she was in a
BOARD OF EDUCATION PLANS TO
HELP GET POSITIONS
The school management commit
tee today received a communication
from Sup't Shoop asking its co-operation
in more effective use of the
influence of the board of education
in getting employment for pupils on
J. W. Eckhart, vice president of the
board, is working toward the same
Eckhart and Shoop feel that the
board should show greater con
cern for the welfare of the pupil after
graduation. They want the board
and the employers of young men and
women to work together to fit
young workers to jobs which are
best suited to their talents.
Shoop suggests that the board sus
tain a vocational guidance dep't in
which data covering a period of five
years of each pupil's work would be
compiled to indicate the work to
which the pupils would be best suited.
Then the schools should be in a posi
tion to offer any special preparatory
training the pupils might need. $
Monthly dinner, Fed. of Women"
High School Teachers, Fri., 6 p. m.,
City club, 315 Plymouth ct. Speak
ers: Miss Harriet Vittum, J. Louis
Jacobs. Subject, "Civil Service."
Elizabeth Curley Flynn's last lec
ture tonight, 8 p. m., West Side audi
torium, Racine and Taylor. Subject,
"Violence in Relation to Labor."
19th ward English branch Social
ists, meet Hull house, Fri., 8 p. m.
Plan of future activities will be out
lined. Englewood Y. P. S. L. meets to
night, 5904 S. Halsted.
FORTY-EIGHT DIE WHEN SUB
SINKS BRITISH STEAMER
London, April 6. Forty-eight per
sons lost their lives through the sink
ing of the British liner Zent by a
submarine, it was announced today.
The Zent was torpedoed and sent to
the bottom without warning. In an
effort to get the boats over quickly
the crew became excited and prac
tically every boat capsized.
CHICAGO GRAIN. Grain down.
Provisions unchanged. May wheat
WHOLESALE PRODUCE. Eggs,
NEW YORK STOCKS. Price3
generally up. Market active.
Fair and continued cold tonight,
with freezing temperature; Friday
partly cloudy, with rising tempera
ture; moderate, variable winds. Tem
perature Tuesday: Highest, 49; low