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WOMEN ASK WHETHER LOVETT
IS A MAN OR A MUTT
John L. Lovett, secretary of the
Illinois Manufacturers' ass'n, Jake
Joeb-controlled organization called
"the Chicago Public School league,"
is in a peck of trouble and a tub of
Five of the best known women of
Chicago, officers of five of the lafgest
and best-known women's organiza
tions in Chicago, are sending a letter
to the bankers, manufacturers and
professional men who are putting
up the cash for running the "league,"
asking a question that might be boil
ed down like this:
"Is your league secretary, John L.
Lovett, a buugler and an irresponsi
ble mutt? Or do you consider him a
sensible efficient secretary who
knows what he's talking about when
he issues public statements in a
broadside attack on the women's
clubs of Chicago?"
The letter is signed, by Mrs. Helen
W. Cooley, pres. of Chicago Wom
en's club; Mrs. Louise DeKoven
Bowen, pres. of the Women's City
club; Mrs. Harriette Taylor Tread
well, pres. of the Illinois Women's
Legislative league; Mrs. Helen M.
Hefferan of the Parent-Teachers'
ass'n, and Mrs. Winnifred McNabb
of the seventh district federation.
The business men to whom the
letters were addressed are Carl
Scholz, Alfred R. Urion, Harry A.
Wheeler, La Verne W. Noyes, Charles
Piez, William Nelson, Pelouze, Jacob
J. Abt, D. E. Felt and Dr. 0. L.
. Lovett's attack on the women,
printed exclusively in the Tribune,
also attacked Allen Pond, by whose
reply contained the black-and-white
fiat-footed declaration in five specific
allegations that Lovett is a "liar."
Though Pond's statement flings
the charge of "liar" at Lovett more
frankly, deliberately and insultingly
than anything of the sort Chicago
has seen in recent years, Lovett has
,B9t answered,. PQnd is an architept.
former president of the American
Architects' ass'n. Lovett used to be
assistant editor of the Manufactur
ers' News, official organ of the 111.
KOHLS A AT & CO. GIVEN TIME TO
START MAKING A PROFIT .,
Go thou and continue to make they '
pies; good pies, such that will cause
the palate to sing praises of thy
baker ahd the stomach to rejoice.
With this injunction, the firm of
H. H. Kohlsaat & Co. left Judge Lan
dis' federal court today to begin
anew the battle with the high cost
Michael Gesas, attorney for the
Consumers Co. and the United Cigar
Stores, principal creditors, pleaded
to Judge Landis for an action in
bankruptcy against the Kohlsaat
company, which owns nine restaur
ants and a wholesale bakery. Gesas
said the firm had but $35.0,000 assets
and $500,000 liabilities.
Emil Wedden, attorney for Kohl
saat company, said the high price of
flour was causing the company to
sell its bread and pastries at a loss
because the company feared to raise
prices In the face of a possible federal
investigation. He admitted the com
pany might have trouble meeting
bonds djie next month, but said a
reorganization and fresh money was
in sight. He was given time for the
firm to raise money and work out a
profit on the pies.
Washington. Declaring valid the
New York state workmen's compen
sation act, supreme court held rail
road employes In interstate corn ,
merce may recover damages for per
sonal injuries under its provisions.
Denver. Jack Dillon and Les Dar
cy, Australian champion, have ac
cepted terms for 20-round fight for
$20,000 purse to be fought in Denver
within next 60 days.-
Rome. Mrs. Rosa Parolin, sister
Of late Pope Pius X., died. here, toflajr,