that religious prejudice was not the
real reason for firing 68 teachers, but
that Jake Loeb and the plutes back
of him were really trying to bust the
Teachers' Federation. For nearly all
of these teachers were graded effi
cient, and federation teachers were
fired without regard to grading or
Why should you back up Jake
Loeb, the News, tne mDune ana tne
Illinois Manufacturers' association?
YOU owe nothing to them, but you
do owe everything to the parents of
children in the public schools, the cit
izens who elected you mayor of Chi
cago. You SAY you want the public
schools run for the benefit of the
pupils. Do YOU think that's what
-Jake Loeb is doing? Do YOU think
that's what his Big Business backers
are driving at? Do YOU think that's
what the News, Tribune and other
renters of public school lands are in
Wake up, BilL .Open your eyes.
.Use your noodle. Think a little. Fig
iure out WHY our public schools are
standing still and why the whole
United States educational system is
giving Chicago's punk school board,
Don't stand for it, Bill. Ginger up.
Get busy. Put real friends of the
schools on the school board. And
for the good of the public school sys
tem, tie a can to Jake Loeb and give
us a REAL president of the school
board. Yours for the public schools.
N. D. COCHRAN.
BURY "DANDY JOE" HOGERTY
"Dandy Joe" Hbgerty, killed in a
Burnham roadhouse as result 6f a
redlight gang war, was buried yes
terday. Abe Aarons, manager of
Freiberg's, preached the funeral cerr
emony. "He was a square guy," said
Abe. Hogerty's friends are said to
be planning vengeance on his slay
ers. Tommy Enright, Sonny Dunne,
Jimmy Dillon and others sought for
the shooting 'still at large. .Reported
that gun gangs from New York and
'Frisco may be brought here to take
part in levee war that has broken out
since Hogerty killing.
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SOCIETY MATRONS TELL WAYS
OF BIRTH CONTROL
New York, Nov. 27. t A group of
society women have organized them
selves into a society f.or the purpose
of surreptitiously disseminating birth
control knowledge. They will carry
on work of -Mrs. Margaret Sanger,
whose trial for alleged violation of
penal code in telling poor women
how not to' have babies opens to
morrow. ' The society women will take Mrs.
Sanger's place in 'her free clinic in
the Brooklyn tenement district while
she is on trial. To poor slum dwefi
ers they will impart the knowledge of
how not to have baies, knowledge
these women of wealth mostly paid
big fees to family doctors to learn.
It is expected that 'the women will
be arrested and criminally charged,
as Mrs. Sanger was, but nearly 100
have volunteered Vto take their turn
in clinic as arrests are made.
Among the many socially promi
nent who have volunteered for clinic
service are Mrs. Amos Pinchot, Mrs.
J. Sergeant Cram and Mrs. Rose Pas
WARN SHIPPING OF POSSIBLE
New York," Nov. 27. Wireless
iflashes from British cruisers warned
entente shipping in American waters
to be on lookout for German sub
marines and intensified reports here
today of German submarines' nearing
United States preparing for whole
sale raid on shipping.
- Rumored that two submarines are
among small islands near New
Hampshire coast. One is said to be,
the U-53, submersible which sank'
five ships near Nantucket in October.
Two wtfnen and two men caught
inraid on flat at 702 S. Stats
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