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somebody authorized by the school
board come to his office and explain
whether allegations of Aid. Buck and
council schools subcommittee are
true is before the board today. Hoyne
says he wants "all the cards laid on
the table." While the Jake Loeb ma
jority has to date contended the city
council has no right to look at the
original official records of the school
board there has been no denial of the
state's attorney's right to make in
quiry. Reinstatement of some of the 68
teachers dropped on June 27 by
school board vote of 9 to 8 is up for
discussion this afternoon. Since
June 27 trustees have been hearing
from many sources that it was a
pretty raw deal to throw out 68
teachers without trial or notice, espe
cially when 42 had marks of "excel
lent," "superior" and "good" from
Sup't John D. Shoop. Trustee Peter
C. Clemenson has stated that though
he is with Pres. Jake Loeb in the plan
to break the Teachers' Federation, he
canntot stand for wrecking civil serv
ice and discharge of teachers without
trial or notice. Action "may be taken
to have a hearing of some dismissed
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SHE'S SORRY SHE LEFT HOME
BECAUSE MOTHER WAS STRICT
Lelia Tanner, 16, is sorry she ran
away from her home in Jackson,
Mich., because her mother was so
strict She is in the detention home
at Crown Point, and John R. Pollard,
son of Rev. I. Pollard, pastor of the
Church of the Nazarene, will be ar
ranged dn a statutory charge.
When Lelia left home she went to
Crown Point and got work In a res
taurant. Pollard saw her there.
He took her for a ride, she says,
and gave her some "funny, fizzy
stuff" to drink. Cap't Lindback of
the Hammond police, who found her
in Pollard's apartments last night,
says she was doped.
Lelia's mother is coming for her. i
JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY ..
He has twanged with gentle fingers
On the heartstrings of the land.
He's been cause for tears and laugh
ter Through his clever pen and hand.
He has catered to our children
With a funny run of rhyme.
He has reached the reading grown-1
With "An Old Sweetheart of Mine."
And his "Out to Old Aunt Mary's"
Rings.of true life to us all.
Clever writings have been jotted
True to 01' Dame Nature's call.
We can all afford to love him
And respect him, just because
He was MAN as well as poet.
He was human, Riley was.
H. M. C.
WORKING PEOPLE TO VIEW THE
BODY OF POET RILEY
Indianapolis, Ind., July 24. The
body of James Whitcomb Riley,
"Hoosier poet" who died Saturday
night, will lie in state at the Indiana
state capitol from 3 p. m. until 9
p. m. today in order that working -people
and children may view it The
body will be placed under the dome
of the capitol where a few years ago
Mr. Riley stood in public reading his
poem "Old Glory."
Present arrangements are for the
funeral services to be held at the
home tomorrow morning, and it is
believed burial will be in the Crown
cemetery near here.
CASEMENT HIT AGAIN
London, July 24. Attorney gen
eral today refused certificate which
would enable Roger Casement, con
victed in Irish revolt, degraded from
his knighthood and sentenced to W
death, to appeal direct to Hduse of
Copenhagen. 20 persons drowned
In collision between two ferry boats
on river Spree, just above Berlin,