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HO, HUM! JOHN D. JR. DEPLORES
DIFFERENCES WITH LABOR
Ithaca, N. Y., Jan. 11. "The time
is coming when the important quali
fication for holding executive posi
tions will be a man's ability to deal
successfully and amicably with
labor," John D. Rockefeller, Jr., de
clared, speaking at Cornell founders'
day ceremony today.
He deplores the fact that labor and
capital have had so many differen6es,
adding that proper co-operation can
not follow such attitudes. He plead
ed for a better understanding be
tween the two industrial powers.
Rockefeller referred to his experi
ences n the Colorado coal fields, de
claring miners showed a tendency for
frankness in all discussion regarding
relatiGns between capital and labor.
Washington. Net operating in
come of 185 large railroads pf U. 3.
jumped" $63,000,000 during four
month period ending Nov. 1 over cor
responding period of 1915, according
tp figures by interstate commerce
New York. Little hope held for
recovery xf Arnold Daly, actor-manager,
who is suffering with peritoitis,
result of bursting intestinal abscess.
Montreal. Lord Shaughnessy de
nied that he is being called to Eng
land' to administer Ireland.
Newark. Jacob H. Schiff, 70 years
old yesterday, celebrated day by giv-(
ing $10O;000 to American Red Cross.'
Calesburg, III. Chester Peterson,
21, has attended Sunday school for
18 years without missing Sunday.
Two Harbors, Minn. E. C.Strand,
Socialist mayor here, acquitted of
Toledo, O. Four rooms in down
town hotel where strikebreaking
telephone linemen are stopping
wrecked by bomb explosion. No one
Indianapolis. Executive board,
United Mineworkers of America,
urges embargo on exportatioa of
t wheat and federal investigation of
high cost of living.
RELIGIOUS ISSUE BLAZING IN
The religious issue is blazing again
in the school board and causing a re
vival of charges that the issue is be
ing used by the Jake Loeb majority
of the board to strike at the Teach
Two Protestant trustees, Harris
W. Huehl and Ialph' Otis, and one
Catholic trustees, Mrs. Vosbrink,
raised a storm of protest at yester
day afternoon's meeting of the
school board against the reading of
a communication from the Illinois
Alliance of Protestant Women.
Sec'y Lewis Larsen looked at Pres.
Loeb and quit reading. He said an
other communication from the Pub
lic School Federation was along the
same lines. Pres. Loeb instructed'
that this should not be read. Pres.
Loeb then talkeo" to three reporters
.from morning papers. Nothing was
printed about the affair in today's
seven morning and afteroon papers.
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COMMITTEE VOTES TO END
PROBE OF NOTE LEAK
Washington, Jan. 11. Investiga
tion of the leak to Wall street of ad
vance information regarding Presi
dent Wilson's note to belligerents
came to an abrupt end today.
The house rules committee defeat
ed the second Wood resolution pro
viding for a probe- of Thomas W.
Lawson's oharges and refused to
lake up his first resolution for a gen
By a strict party vote the Camp
bell (Republican) resolution for an
investigation by a select committee
Thomas W. Lawson was purged of
contempt by the committee's action.
Democrats voted adversely on every
proposition to investigate the leak.
O O rlu
Horseshoes are lucky, but beware
a mule's hoof.