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bringing the right man to the right
30b right away.
In this the women of America can
ad tremendously. They can operate
with the Red Cross and assist also
in other activities not under the, navy.
Nearly all will make some sacrifice
'to the navy or army. Each moment
of the day and night will be a mo-
ment of anxiety to nearly every
woman in the land. Heavy as that
burden is, we know it will be borne
i courageously, in the future as in the
"Vast, and I pray that they may be.
spared greater sacrifice in, the
achievement of victory.
.WOMEN COMMEND LOEB
The Alliance of -Protestant Women
of Jllinois and the Woman's Party of
Cook County sent resolutions to the
city council and mayor yesterday
commending the work of Pres. Loeb
of the school board and asking that
he be reappointed and confirmed.
The alliance went on record
against payment of municipal and
county funds to sectarian schools
and institutions which keep depen
dents. Repeal ' tne statute which
exempts church property from taxa
tion was also asked.
PROBE BLACKMAIL CHARGE
State's Att'y Hoyne's office is in
vestigating an alleged blackmail case
based on a breach of promise charge
in which Arthur W. Strauss, vice
pres. af S. W. Straus & Co., is said to
have been the intended vfctiml The
Chicago Bar ass'n is believed Teady
to take action against the attorney
for the "woman in the case."
. FREED AFTER FIVE MONTHS
After laying in the County jail for
gotten for five months, Matthew
Stark was freed yesterday when the
State grand jury voted "no bill1' on
the bigamy charge against him. It
seems that Stark was misplaced
.. until a wondering friend happened to
inquire about him.
FEDERAL BOARD SAY STANDARD
OIL DOMINATES GASOLINE
INDUSTRY OF U. S.
Washington, April 24. That
Standard Oil interests substantially
dominate ths gasoline industry was
the finding of the federal trade com
mission transmitted in its report to
the senate today.
Refining, pipe line transportation
dnd marketing of the finished pro
duct, the commission declares, aro
controlled by the "oil octopus."
Real competition does not exist be
tween the various'Standard Oil com
janies because of interlocking stock
ownership through majority share
holdings by identical interests, the
report says. Despite the dissolution
of the so-called "oil trust" by the su
preme court, the commission has
concluded that Standard Oil domina
tion has a "fundamental bearing" on
gasoline prices, declared to have been
Legislation to meet the conditions
is strongly advised.
NjWrYork, April 24. Rise in price
of gasoline is due to "the natural op
eration of the law of supply and de
mand," A. C. Bedford, president of
the Standard Oil Co. of New Jersey,
said after reading the findings of the
federal trade commission.
GOVT TRAILS COUNTERFEITERS
Federal officers are today on the
trail of a band of counterfeiters who
have gathered in several thousands'
of dollars by faking the new paper
money. They have made a specialty
of the new $10 bill. E. E. Hart, sav
ing teller Englewood State bank,
first reported the counterfeit. All
the $10 bills so far detected bear the
same serial number, B9599202. The
check number is A9 and the notes
bear the picture of Michael Hillegas.
New York. Tax appraisal of es-
tate of Jas. H. Moore, Lake Geneva,
Wis., shows it to be worth from 15,
000,060 to $20,000,000.