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public school a school board they can respect and adrrire. Give f-em a1
board that will deserve and command the respect of ALL competent teach
ers, whether they do or do not belong to the Teachers' Federation.
Take it from me, Bill, as a political issue on which politicians can ride
into place and power, the religious war is played out. It has run its course.
Let's bury it and get together once more as American citizens working for
our common country and our common cause. Drop a tear on its grave If!
you want to. Place a boquet on the headstone, if you please. But kiss it
good-bye, straighten up so you can look every fellow citizen squarely irib
the eye, and let's start a new deal. Let it be" "all together, for our publicr
schools." Give us a board that means just THAT. Sincerely,
N. D. COCHRAN.
MAKE "DIXIE" NATIONAL HYMN,
PLAN OF CONGRESSMEN
Washington, April 10. "Dixie" for
the national war song.
Several members of congress are
considering introducing a resolution
making Dixie a national air, with
congressional endorsement, to sup
plement "America," which they say
is English, and the "Star Spangled
Banner," which some say is hard to
sinS- . ,
"Uncle Joe" Cannon says Dixie al
ready is a national anthem. Rep.
Heflin, Alabama, favors resolution
making it so. Rep. McCormick, Illi
nois, thinks there ought to be a country-wide
vote on it.
Sen. Phelan, California, would of
fer a prize for best music by which
to popularize "The Star Spangled
CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS!
The First Illinois provisional regi
ment is the first volunteer regiment
in, the field in this state. A call has
been sounded for officers to meet to
night at 8 o'clock at headquarters,
1202 Ft Dearborn. Each officer is
asked to be prepared to furnish a list
of 50 available men. The ordr is
signed to CoL Edward H. White,
commanding, and Capt. Jas. Kelly,
Four persons hurt when auto col
lided with street car at Robey and
59th. They are: George Schnlerle,
F. A. Granke, Robert McDonald and
SPY SUSPECT CAUGHT PLOT TO
.Discovery of a veritable colony of
disloyal hyphenated Americans and
scheming aliens on the North Side in
the East Chicago av. and Hudson av.
police districts caused the dep't of
justice to fill those neighborhoods
with secret service men today. Four
teen spy suspects were taken-into
custody on the North Side yesterday,
A plot to blow up railroad property is
said to have been uncovered.
Four men were arrested in the act
of blowing up a railroad bridge in
Dubuque, la., according to informa
tion given out by thQjdep't of justice.
The bridge accommodates three
roads, the Illinois' Central, Great
Western and Burlington.
The gov't is making a minute in
vestigation of papers found in the
possession of Gustav Jacobsen, under
r arrest on charges of conspiring to
foment a revolution in India. Max
Telch, part owner of Hotel Atlantic,
withdrew from Jacobsen's bond. The
latter's friend, Wirt. Boldenweck,
one-time strong Republican politi
cian, immediately gOt busy-in his be
half and secured Rudolf Seifert, 80
W. Washington, to take Teich'si
Municipal garden started at 1945
W. 22d st
Lawrence Milzafck, 103rd and
Crawford, insulted Wilson in saloon
of Nicholas Finley, 4701 S. Halsted.
Was made to kiss flag. Later arrested.