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members of the Teachers' Federa
tion. Elizabeth C. Buhman was given no
record at all, whereas her record for
seven years back has been "supe
rior," and she holds that record now.
Mary B. Feeley's record was given
correctly as "excellent," but there
was no asterisk to indicate that she
is a member of the Federation
which she is.
Mary F. Dwyer's record was given
as "good," when the real record is
"excellent" She is not only recording
secretary of the Teachers' Federa
tion, but is also recording secretary
of the new American Federation.
Twenty of the discharged teachers
were given a record as "inefficient"
and not one of them is a member of
Of the 68 teachers, 39 were mem
bers of the Federation, and their rec
ords were as follows: Superior, 5; ex
cellent, 19; good, 11; no record
VIRGINIA BROOKS WASHBURNE
NAMED AS "OTHER WOMAN"
Mrs. Virginia Brooks Washburne,
the "Joan of Arc of West Hammond,"
playwright and lecturer on subjects
of sex, is named as "the other wom
an" in a separate maintenance suit
filed by Mrs. Matilda Eichler against
her husband, Alex C.
Mrs. Eichler pleads for light on
"several big deals," of which she says
her husband often speaks and in
which she believes Mrs. Washburne
Eichler is engaged in the real es
tate business with Mrs. Washburne,
entering into a partnership with her
following accusations by Mrs. Eich
ler. o -o
New York. Arthur Chappel, cham
pion motor cyclist, now a corporal
an dspecial dispatch bearer in N. Y.
N. G., is recovering from his second
smash-up in a week both collisions
being due to his desire to speed uj
delivery of orders.
RED CROSS AKS FOR $250,000
FOR HELP OF SOLDIERS' KIN
The Red Cross Society wants Chi
cagoans immediately to. donate
$250,000 for the .relief of Chicago
families left destitute by men who
marched away to be soldiers foi;
"Whether war is declared or not,"
says the Red Cross statement issued ' i
today, "$250,000 is needed from Chi
cago now. More much more will
be needed if there are protracted hos
tilities, but $250,000 must be had at
"Men and women of Chicago who
stay at home must do their share to
alleviate the suffering of the sick and
wounded; also to give temporary aid
to the dependent families of the
members of the Chicago militia.
"Any man who fights for our coun
try and our people is entitled to the
best care we can give him."
BAN IS PUT ON PRIESTS GOING
Catholic priests of the diocese of
Chicago are forbidden by a decree
just issued by Archbishop Mundelein
from attending the theater.
The rule is to be observed with
reason as regards to movies, enter
tainments in church halls, amateur
or benefit dramatics.
"The tendency of the theater is
downward," said the archbishop. "If
priests go to the theater the people
will feel justified .in going, and I do
not want them to be encouraged to
TO CHECK FOOD RISE BECAUSE
OF MEXICAN SITUATION
Washington, June 28. Food spec
ulators attempting to use Mexican CU!
situation as excuse for boosting the
prices they will do so at their own
risk, it was said at department of !
justice today. Reports have reached '
here that food dealers wjll seize upon j
big orders of government for the
army as an opportunity for gouging
smaller consumers, '