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Pres. Slocum when he suggested
abolish article 271 of ritual, which
prohibits dancing and other amuse
ments, because it keeps young peo
ple away from church.
David Bjorkman, 1639 Ballou st.,
welcomed wife from Sweden Tues
day. Daughter was born on trip.
$7,000 damage in fire at 1141 S.
Only two jurors selected in trial of
25 labor leaders charged with con
spiracy. Judge Scanlan to hold night
sessions titf jury is made up.
Aid. Klaus will not attempt to
change name of Shakespeare av. to
Bacon av. Was just joking he ex
plains to irate constituents.
Abe Channoch, former Northwest
ern "U" student, reported by Evans
tton police to be person who robbed
lockers at "U".
Police think two negroes murdered
Lee Pow, Chinese miser and hermit
Found with throat slashed in rear of
restaurant at 3037 S. Dearborn st.
Alvena Colondon, 5, 745 W. Con
gress, died of burns. Matches.
OBRECON TO ASK WITHDRAWAL
OF U. S. EXPEDITION
El Paso, Tex., April 26. Speedy
withdrawal ot American expedition
will be insisted upon by War Minister
Obregon in his border conference
with Chief of Staff Scott, according
to local Carranza officials today.
De facto government's plea will be
that it cannot pacify Mexican nation
as long as U. S. troops are in Mex
ico. It will demand evacuation of its
territory on practically its own
Gen. Obregon has reached Saltillo
on his way north from Mexico City.
He can reach Juarez by Friday, if
that city is his objective. Specula
tion still dealt with Laredo or Eagle
Pass as possible location of confer
ence. While Carranza officials pointed to
reopening of Parral and Magistral
mines next week as an indication of
returning normal conditions, at least,
1 three revolutionary movements were
under way today. Gen. Eduardo Bo
quer, formerly of Philadelphia, is re
ported to have crossed into Mexico
east of El Paso to start new revolu
tion. Gen. Salazar, who recently
invaded Mexico, was said to be head
ing for Ojmaga. Carranzistas appre
hend no danger from either of these
movements, as they have no follow
ing or financial backing. Small de
tachment of troops were sent from
Juarez in pursuit of Boquer. Car
ranza secret service plans are watch
ing Felix Diaz revolutionists who
are said to be making their plans in
WORKERS' INSTITUTE ELECTS
A. S. TOBINSON NEW HEAD
A. Straller Tobmson, former presi
dent of Douglas Institute, has been
elected sup't of Workers' Institute,
920 S. Ashland av., and will take over
the management May 1.
A free delivery station of the pub
lic library has been established at
Workers' Inst, and West Siders are
;weJcome to get their books ex
changed through it. A reading room
has been established.
May Day celebration will be held
next Sunday, 3 p. m. Clarence Dar
row will speak. An excellent musical
program has been provided.
Classes in biology, anatomy, phys
iology and hygiene are now being
conducted under auspices of Dr. J.
Huff. Registration for these and for
the new semester of the English
classes are being held.
"WINE OF CARDUr MAN DEAD
James A. Patten, Chattanooga
millionaire, died at the West Side
hospital at 4 o'clock this morning,
following an operation for hernia.
Patten was in Chicago prosecut
ing a suit against the American Med
ical ass'n, who, he claims, slandered
his patent medicine, "Wine of Car
dui," which is sold in large quanti
ties throughout the southern states,
particularly in dry territory
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