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re-elected on June 27 is also data
Vice Pres. John W. Eckhart held
the chair. He reported Pres. Loeb
is sick and confined to the Michael
Reese hospital. Eckhart said the
"wrangling" of the board is getting
"tiresome" to him and when the
board quits wrangling he expects to
quit the board.
Joe Holpuch, contractor and real
estate operator, pushed through a
motion to have Chicago Normal
school reported on by Supt. Shoop.
Ths report will come to school man
agement committee, a parliamentary
body loaded to the guards with mem
bers who wish to quietly chloroform
the Teachers' Federation.
Nobody would lift a nostril under
ordinary conditions if Joe Holpuch
wanted an official visit and search of
the Chicago Normal school. The
only peculiar circumstance is that
William B. Owen, principal o the
school, once gave out public state
ment denying another public state
ment of school trustees that teach
ers had approved the board's pension
bill Owen had presided at a joint
meeting of trustees and teachers and
when trustees told the newspapers
that teachers were for the bill, Owen
comes along with a flat denial spik
ing the trustees' plans. So now Joe
Holpuch, contractor and real estate
operator, says he's terribly interested
in public education and he wants
Owen's school investigated, it looks
like more of the business efficiency
which is making the Jake Loeb ma
Vote by which council was refused
access to information: Yeas Eck
hart, Young, Piggott, Clemenson,
Holpuch, Sethness, Kreutgen, Thorn
ton, Huehl, Lipsky, Warning, Col
lins, Peterson, Vosbrink.
Nays McMahon, Gallagher, Max
John McNally, 740 Bittersweet pi.,
had fingers cut off by street car. Died
of blood poisoning.
SCULLY WANTS "CRANKS" PUT
IN STATE INSTITUTIONS
Chief Justice Olson of the munic
ipal court says there are 100 in Chi
cago who are known to be on the
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the police arrest these subnormals, v
guaranteeing that he will find room
in the state reformatories for all the .
courts decree are unsafe to be at
Chief Healey says he has no right '
in law to arrest a person simply be
cause he happens to be low grade in
Healey's opinion is challenged by
County Judge Scully.
"Let the police bring into my court
every person known to be suffering
from any form of dementia, down '
from the dangerous cases down to
the feeble-minded," said Judge Scul
ly. "I mil guarantee to take care of
every case. I will ensure a fair hear
ing and will see to it that these peo
ple are examined by the best physi-.
cians in the city. I don't think it. .
would take long to clean up the sit-
The school board will co-operate ,
in the campaign against the subnor-.
mals. It yesterday appointed a com
mission of seven doctors to study
subnormal children in the schools. ',
John D. Rockefeller's coin may be
used in'Cook county to assist in
clearing up the problem of what to
do with persons subnormal.
"The Rockefeller Foundation has
assured us of all the funds needed
to make a thorough survey of Cook
county to find out the number of
feeble-minded and the best manner
in which to care for them," said Mrs. ' -""
Wm. S. Monroe, pres. of HI. Society ,
for Mental Hygiene which will start
an exhaustive survey of Cook county
defectives Aug. 1. 2
Marvin Brown, 3, 4949 Champlain"
av., missing since Tuesday night,
found at 26th and Wentworth av.
Detectives seeking ten who have,
escaped from, insane asylum.