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the A. T. & T. agreed that if federal
prosecution of it as a monopoly
would stop it would not make further
grabs of small companies without
first getting the consent of the local
authorities and of the federal depart
ment of justice. The Interstate In
dependent operated 29 exchanges, in
cludJfj Joliet, Springfield, Aurora,
Elgin and Sterling. It had been using
the automatic system in Chicago for
long distance connections.
Independents from Danville and
E. St Louis will be at the hearing
before the utilities commission this
week in protest against the sale of
the automatic because it will stop
their Chicago long distance connection.
The Trib is so war-mad that it
froths at the mouth.
Better muzzle it.
What do YOU think of a few po
litical bosses getting together to
hand-pick YOUR judges?
We're about due for another vice
Sam Insull wants to put over big
traction and gas deafe.
It's easier to pull the public leg
when the folks are all fussed up over
vice and crime.
Probably Billy Sunday will put on
the finishing touches.
And then Walter Fisher will get
Walter is Chicago's greatest little
Bill Shakespeare seems to be -running
behind his ticket in Chicago.
This doesn't appear to be a good
year for Bills.
Art Meeker's well-known North
Side mansion is still oozing limbur
New York. No more can the "hot
dog" vender juggle his wares with
h'are hands. Coney Island board of
health has ruled that from now on
'dogs" must be handled with gloves. ,
IRISH IN REVOLT PART OF
London, April 25. Irish rebels are
in possession of four or five parts of
the city of Dublin, after twenty-four
hours of most serious rioting. Augus
tine Birrel, chief secretary for Ire
land, announced in the House of
Commons this afternoon.
Telegraphic communication with
Dublin has been cut off, indicating
.that the principal portion of the city
is held by the rebels.
The rioters seized the Dublin post
office. Soldiers arriving from Cur
ragh quelled the rioters after a street
battle in which twelve persons were
killed. The situation is now under
control of the authorities, Birrell an
nounced. The outburst of rioting, it is con
sidered certain, was part of a well
organized German attempt to stir up
a great revolution in Ireland.
For several weeks some Irish news
papers have been appearing, carrying
seditious articles opposing any par
ticipation in the war on the part of
Insn men. rne organization Known
as the Irish Volunteers has held pa
rades as counter demonstrations to
the efforts of English recruiting
London, April 25. Sir Roger Case
ment, whose capture off Irish coast
spoiled reckless attempt to foment
disorder in Ireland, probably will
Officials are said to be convinced
that Sir Roger has been mentally un
balanced for last 3 years. Despite
his traitorous conduct after long
years in service of his country, he
probably will be confined in some in
stitution and closely guarded for re
mainder of his life.
Attempts were made to wreck a
crowded excursion train southwest
of Dublin. Railway employes who
attempted to remove telegraph pole
that had been placed across track
were fired on from ambush.
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