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erate the enemies of superstition, but
apostatizing from Christianism
means escaping from brain-paralyz
ing theories and losing something
that is not worth possessing.
BULL MOOSE PARTY DIES T. R.
, BOOSTERS KILL IT
The Bull Moose party is dead
killed by the man that created it,
Theodore Roosevelt. Yesterday
George Perkins, Bill Flinn and Jim
Garfield did the embalming and the
erstwhile national committeemen
made tracks out of Chicago, sadder,
but wiser men.
Balnbright Colby tried to have Vic
tor Murdock named for president
This brought on a clash between him
and Raymond Robins, who accused
Colby of already being pledged to
Wilson. Robins Is also going to the
Democrats but said he didn't want a
third ticket merely to defeat Hughes.
Cqlby said that Itobins lied. Mur
dock was defeated 31 to 15.
Hughes was finally endorsed by a
vote of 32 to 6, nine not voting and
three being absent.
A resolution, demanded by the radi
cals, was put through which does not
bind the rank and file of the Bull
Modsers to the action of the' com
mittee. Immediately after adjournment
George Perkins, Bill Flinn, Jim Gar
field and the other Hughes leaders
went Into secret session. It is be
lieved they were discussing the
names of ex-Moosers who will be as
signed to work with the Hughes
' One committeeman said he be
lieved that as a result of the "deal
Jramed by Perkins" at least 40 per
cent of the Progressive vote would
go to Wilson.
In Turkey it is unlawful to seize a
man's residence for debt, and suffi
cient land to support him is also ex
empt from seizure.
IMPORTANT DECISION IN LOEB
FIGHT DUE TODAY
This is the day of days for school
teachers of Chicago. At 2 p. m. Judge
Denis Sullivan will decide whether
or not to grant an injunction restrain
ing the school board from putting the
Jake Loeb rule into effect
At 3 p. m. the school board meets.
If Judge Sullivan does not grant the
I injunction, over 1,000 teachers will
be dropped on order of Jake Loeb.
If the injunction is granted the teach
ers who are to be the victims.will not
know their fate for two or three
months. It will take that long for
an appeal to be heard.
Att'y W. K. Holly, representing the
taxpayers who are seeking to re
strain the school board, made the di
rect charge before Judge Sullivan
yesterday that the overthrow of the
merit rule was a spite action by Jake
Loeb to wreak vengeance on the Chi
cago Teachers' Federation.
"If the board is allowed to enforce
the Loeb rule," he said, "approxi-
mately 1,500 teachers will be thrown
out of employment They will be un
lawfully discharged. The result will
be lawsuits that will cost the county
thousands of dollars.
Angus Roy Shannon, representing
the school board, angered the court
by an assertion that the teachers
were creating an "atmosphere" to in
fluence the decision of the judge.
The Chicago Methodist ministers
at their weekly meeting yesterday
approved the Jake Loeb rule. The
report was signed by Allison F. Clark,
W. S. Fleming, A T. Stephenson, B,
E. Evans and R. S. Hyde.
In a German steel works a hy
draulic press that can exert a pres
sure of 11,000 tons has replaced a
steam hammer that shook the earth
for a long distance every time it was
Panama. Three dead result riot
that accompanied presidential elec
tion yesterday. Quiet restored.