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SUBPOENA THREAT STIRS THE
i CHICAGO AMERICAN STAFF
Offices of Chicago American prac
tically in state of siege when Att'y
Lewis Jacobson, for garment manu
facturers, in Judge Baldwin's court,
got out a blanket subpoena today to
call, "into court every reporter on the
p3taff of the Chicago American," as
An who entered offices of the pa
per were carefully scrutinized as sus
pects who might carry the subpoena.
It was feared that the whole staff
might be called and the paper crip
pled for the day.
' Jacobson got sore when a report
er for the American could not re
member whether or not he had heard
"Sol Seidman, vice president of the
ladles' garment workers' union,' tell
the girls to go out and picket.
KITCHENER IS BLAMED FOR THE
London, March 8. Upon "the late
Aiora lutcnener, iimgiana's idol, and
the early war Council was fixed the
blame today for England's Dar
danelles expedition. A special in
vestigating commission, appointed
In response to parliamentary in
quiries and complaints as to the cost
ly Experiment against Turkey, made
this report today.
v. "Although the main object of the
1 expedition was not attained," the re
port concluded, "certain Important
political advantages were secured by
the expedition. Whether these were
worth the loss of life and treasure
involved must always remain a mat
ter of opinion."
Discussing the responsibility for
he step, the report adjudged Lord
Kitchener responsible for three
weeks' delay in dispatching troops
to the Dardanelles, thereby "gravely
compromising the probability of success."
Mayor Thompson said to be con
eklerlnjf running for second term.
A SINGLE .SUBMARINE SINKS
SHIPS OF 91,000 TONS
Berlin, via Sayviile , Wireless.
During recent trip German subma
rine sunk 21 steamers, ten sailing
vessels and 16 fishing craft, with a
total of 91,000 gross tons, declared
official press' statement today.
London. Dardanelles commission
report Issued today intimates that
failure of Dardanelles campaign was
due to lack of proper co-operation of
navy and troops through British war
council heeding opinion that was not
Report did not spare even late
Lord Kitchener, England's idoL '
"Lord Kitchenerf" it declared "did
not sufficiently utilize the services of
the general staff, resulting in confu
sion and lack of efficiency." Winston
Churchill was oriticized.
Berlin, Via Sayviile Wireless.
Violent artillery fire and reconnoiter
ingadvances on western front- dur
ing period of hazy weather and
snowstorm over all fronts was re
ported. Paris. French forces took Ger
man, prisoners in actions, at three
different places on western front
o o ;
HOYNE GETS NEW STATEMENT
Sere't John Nauehton. confidential
man of ex-Chief of Police C. C. Heal
ey, has Joined the ranks that file to
State's Att'y Hoyne's office with
statements to make and things to
But, according to advices from the
North Side, Naughton's statement la
not a confession in the sense that it
implicates himself as a grafter. His
testimony is valuable as corrobora
tive evidence against others that
Hoyne is after.
Five Investigators for the Commit
tee of Fifteen, W. F., H. C-and W. S.
Devereaux, and Jos. L. Kinder; and
H. J. Streeter, issued a statement
last night denying all connections,
with the grafting vice ring, exposed
by the state's attorney's office.