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sue through the alliance between
Thompson politicians, who have
waved the anti-Catholic flag to beat
Sullivan, and the Sullivan politicians,
who still remember that Roger got
mercilessly walloped and backed off
the boards in his senatorial cam-
paign because of Republican ma-
nipulation of the Anti-Catholic issue
A letter was sent to all aldermen
Saturday by. the Chicago Public
School "league," urging reappoint
ment of Jake Loeb. Editorials from
the Tribune and Daily News backing
1oeb were enclosed.
Organized labor claims the so
called "league" is no real league
with any popular membership at all.
Labor men point to the officers and
executive committee of the "league"
as sufficient evidence that it is a par
tisan, prejudiced organization plan
ned to do the work of a shrapnel gun
throwing terror and destruction into
PROBE TWO BOMB BLASTS
Two mysterious bomb explosions
occurred last night at new Garfield
hotel, Prairie and Garfield blvd., part
ly owned by Michael Boyle, recently
convicted of conspiracy and under
sentence of one year in bridewell, and
at 4519-21 Sheridan rd., apt. bldg.
owned by Fielding Marshall.
At the hotel 75 guests were fright
ened out of their beds. Doors and
casements were wrecked, windows
broken. Patients of near-by hospital
hospital alarmed. No one injured.
. In the Sheridan rd. blast one man
was slightly hurt, windows were
m- shattered, but little other damage
Federal agents and police investi
gating. o o
Springfield, Mass. Big engine
which supplies power for U. S. ar
mory here out of commission tem
porarily; someone put emery in bear
ings of fly wheeli
BRITISH HERE TO TELL US
HOW TO AVOID MISTAKES
Washington, April 23. England
and the United States, through high
war commissioners, joined hands
here today to frame America's part
in the greatest war in history.
Previous utterances of Foreign
Sec'y Arthur J. Balfour, head of the
British commission, and of Pres. Wil
son crystalize the co-operative con
ference which begins as world-wide
continuntion of America's battle for
freedom, begun in 1776.
British commissioners will meet
Sec'y of State Lansing today and
will then see Pres. Wilson.
Their mission is not one of receiv
ing; rather it is one of giving. They
would have America profit by Eng
land's mistakes and they propose to
show chiefs of naval, military, aero
nautic, supply and diplomatic corps
how America may tread wisest path.
While Balfour visits Wilson and
Lansing, other members will call
upon leaders of their own branch of
Tomorrow night they will be
guests of cabinet heads, Balfour
dining with Lansing and others din
ing with members corresponding to
their own rank. Afterward Sec'y
Lansing will be host to them at a stag
Members of British party, wher
ever recognized on the streets, were
cheered, crowds surrounding place
where they are stopping, waiting for
a chance to see them.
' Joliet, III. 100 Serbians have-left
here to join allied army; 400 more!
Amsterdam. German strikers
who refuse to work will be called to
Calais. German destroyers fired
100 shots in shore near Calais; 12 ci
Gary, Ind. 250 Austrians, mostly
veteran soldiers, left to fight against;
their former country.