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$1T.52, amount of original dollar
John Panasik, 853 Sedgwick, sui
cided with gas. Sick.
"Chicago city of marvelous cul
ture," says ifenri Creange, famous
Mrs. Bessie Bracken, librarian of
Christian Science reading room, 2632
N. Clark, died at work. Found by
Religious meeting being held by
Moody church at 51 W. Monroe being
advertised with brass bandi
Two peddlers fined $25 by Judge
Wade in Englewood court. Gave
Lawrence Jorgenson, 14, Hinsdale,
killed sister with new rifle.
Mrs. Gordon Bigelow, wife of Chi
cago's "million dollar kid," sues for
divorce. Charges cruelty.
Educational campaign to be start
ed to stop smoking on owl cars at 1
Cy De Vry yesterday fed 30-foot
python with food gun. It refused
Dr. Walter Paully, who bored his
own. skull to save reason, has re
gained sight of eye. Staying with
brother, 6340 Greenwood av.
P. Dunne, father of governor, to
water his bees. Residents of River
Forest being stung.
DUAL SCHOOL SYSTEM FIGHT ON
The long fight for and against the
dual system of vocational training
has at last reached Springfield. Be
fore the house and senate commit
tee on education, backers and op
ponents of the plan, engaged In a
wordy battle yesterday.
John Walker, head of the State
Federation of Labor and Mrs. Ella
Flagg Young, Sup't of Chicago
Schools, fought the measure propos
ed by the men who want two systems
of education, one for the children of
the wealthy where the higher arts
can be taught and another for the
offspring of the workman where they
can snpiri their younger days -learning
a trade. j
I'he dual system, which would take
the schools from the control of the
board of education, and it is claimed,
put them in the power of 'big busi
ness, would "make beasts of burden
out of our children," according to
Walker. Adoption of the system
would sound the death kneel of union
Mrs. Young pointed out that voca
tional twork was necessary but that
it was not fair to give one class men
tal and the other manual training.
CLERGYMAN ON TRIAL; LETTER
CAUSE OF TROUBLE
Dr. Chas. H. Parkhurst on trial be
fore New York presbytery. A letter
bearing his name and published dur
ing the recent California campaign is
the cause of investigation.
TODAY'S ODDEST STORY
Cripple Creek, Colo., April 15.
Mayor, 25 cents a month; each of
four aldenrien, 8 1-3 cents a month.
With these salaries there were,
nevertheless, many candidates for of
fice at the election held April 6. The
highest salaried city official is the
city clerk, who gets-?50 a month
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