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through crooked politics. You know
that I'm with the Teachers' Federa
tion and I'm against the Loeb rule
because the Loeb rule is backed by
every one of the old enemies we have
always met when we tried to get any
thing for the working class.
"I know there are Guardians of
Liberty who say that if the Teachers'
Federation isn't destroyed the pope
of Rome will run the public schools
of Chicago. I don't believe it. I don't
see the church of Rome nor the Prot
estant church taking any interest in
this fight It's only a case where
capitalist politicians are using the re
ligious issue to divide the people of
Chicago while they grab what they
want and leave the people holding
the empty bag."
MEXICCTS HAND LANSING
Washington, July 3. "For the mo
ment," the U. S. gov't will not press
Carranza to answer its demands for
a statement as to his attitude on
Mexican-American relations. The
state dep't announced this today,
saying the situation is in statu quo
for the present, especially in view of
the relief of tension by Carranza's
surrender of the prisoners at Chihua
hua. At the same time Sec'y of State
Lansing declared "there is no change
in policy regarding keeping the
American forces in Mexico, as far as
The fact that Lansing has made
no effort to extract an answer from
Carranza since requesting Ambassa
dor Arredondo to speed the reply was
interpreted as meaning that this gov
ernment has had secret assurances
that Carranza will adjust the situa
tion if given time.
Columbus, N. M. Militia move
ments were taking place along the
border today under the eyes of spies
and secret service agents of the Car
ranza gov't, it is believed.
During the night long troop trains
passed through here, distributing mi
litiamen at various points. Capt
Van Scheick, with several American
secret service men at the Columbus
camp, is watching the activities of
suspected Carranza emissaries.
El Paso, Tex. Release of Corporal
F. W. Gocke, another American Car
rizal survivor taken prisoner, was ex
pected to take place in Juarez today.
Despite a Mauser wound in the arm,
Cooke went four days in the desert
El Paso. As fast as eastern mili
tiamen poured into El Paso today
they were sent to their censored sta
tions along the border. Second Mas
sachusetts infantry believed already
encamped at Columbus, N. M., while
Batteries A. and B. of New Jersey
went to Douglas, Ariz.
Temperature was estimated to be
around 100 degrees in the shade.
Outer shirts were discarded.
Brownsville, Tex. First contin
gent of New York national guard ar
rived here simultaneously with first
heavy rainfall in 18 months.
Mexico City. Foreign office un
able to make any definite statement
as to when Gen. Carranza's reply to
American note will be presented.
Best information is that final draft
will not be made for several days.
The city was quiet throughout
Sunday and there were no anti
Washington. There are 21,000,
000 able-bodied men in the U. S. be
tween ages of 18 and 45, according
to special report by census bureau.
Washington. Three marines were
wounded and one killed in two fights
with revolutionists in San Domingo,
navy department informed by radio.
Health dep't says poison ivy is to
be found in and around Chicago. Beware.