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committee to substantiate the
claims of its members regarding im
morality in the high schools?
8 What evidence, if any, has the
committee against the Chicago
Teachers' Federation, other than the
fact that it is controlled by Margaret
Haley, a political Roman Catholic,
who has been active as a labor lob
byist in Springfield.
7 Why is the letter from Mr. Rey
nolds of the Hibernian bank and the
Continental and Commercial bank,
condemning public school education,
being given such prominence when
no prpof has been presented to sub
stantiate his statements?
10 What other connection has
the Baldwin committee with Big
Business or the Illinois Manufactur
11 If the committee work was
laudable, why did Mr. Baldwin re
fuse to defend his position on the
12 Is it true that the speech 'Mr.
Stein read at the Olympic theater
was not written by him, but was pre
pared by some one else?
13 Why was Mrs. Young allowed
to make the statement about Bishop
Muldoon's threat one day and then
allowed to deny it the next day with
out a reason and without being called
to account for her actions by the
committee? Why are the records
not produced to show this duplicity?
14 Why is the evidence of Roman
Catholic "cramming" at examina
tions for teachers not given to the
public today by the committee mem
bers in their many lectures?
15 Was the Baldwin committee
or any of its members ever interest
ed in uncovering the attack upon our
public schools by the Roman Catho
16 If the committee members are
patriotic, why don't they give us the
facts they claim to have regarding
Rome's interference in our public
17 Why did the members of the
Baldwin committee drop their Par-
ents' Federation organization work?
18 Who holds the transcript of
the evidence presented to the Bald
19 Is it true that this evidence
is "For Sale" to the highest bidder?
20 What patriotic work has the
committee or its members performed
to warrant their receiving support
from the Guardians of Liberty in
their various movements, political
GERMANS CLAIM VICTORY IN
Berlin. Great battle has been go
ing on for more than 18 hours in re
gion east of Contalmaison, where
British resumed heavy attacks last
Main force of British attack was
delivered on sector of Mametz wood
and near Langueval village. British
also resumed their attempt to cap
ture Trones wood and have suffered
On Verdun front,, east of the
Meuse, French attempts to recapture
ground taken by Germans near Ft.
Souville and the Laufee work were
London. British troops broke the
German line on four-mile front at
dawn today with blow that swept the
British lines into villages of Longue
val and Basentin-Le-Grand and
cleared Trones wood, an advance of
more than a mile.
Gain is greatest scored for Anglo
French offensive since opening of
assault, 13 days ago.
French left wing pushed forward
at same time, straightening French
lines between Hardecourt and Gulile
mont and threatening village of Mau
repas. o o
Washington. Pres.- Wilson has
decided to nominate Judge John H.
Clarke, Cleveland, to be assistant
justice of U. S. supreme court. Nom
ination was to be sent to senate today.