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HOYNE'S -OFFICE COLLECTING
EVIDENCE IN TEACHERS CASE
State's Att'y" Hoyne's office is going
ahead collecting evidence on. the
charges of the Teachers' Federation
that the state senate journal was -falsified
to create- the Baldwin commit
tee. Before Senators Canaday and Cole
man went back -to their homes last
night men from Hoyne's office talked
with them on what they know about
use of money by Myer Stein and the
senate resolution "offered by Mr. Et
telson,' according to the printed sen
ate journal, even though Sen. Ettel
son, as now established, -was in Chi
cago at the time.
The Baldwin committee is a busted
bubble so far as any useful work is
concerned in Chicago. Two Demo
cratic senators, Canaday and Cole
man, and one Republican, Jewell, are
against the idea of the committee
holding any public hearings until it
has washed its hands of ttie smear of
Myer Stem,, its attorney, peddling
money furnished by "disinterested
Acting State's Att'y Johnston was
in Judge O'Connor's court today lis
tening to Att'y I. T. Greenacre argue
for the federation s right to hve.
The school board started a move
yesterday to investigate itself. It ar
ranged to appoint ah outside com
mitte to come in and search Secy.
Lewis Larson and the board's work
in general. Among the keeneyed in
vestigators suggested were Julius
Roleswald, business partner of Jake
Loeb's brother Albert, at Sears-Roebuck
and S. M. Hastings, the keen
eyed president of the Illinois Manu
The board voted to put Into its rec
ords a resolution from the HI. Mfrs.
ass'n commending the board 1v "
Loeb-Rothman rule to drive teachers
out of the federation. !- .
voted against placing in its record a
joint resolution pasted by the Men's
Teachers' Federation 'and the Wpm-
J en-'s High? School Teachers Federa
MEXICAN SITUATION TENSE
Brownsville, Mex.. Sept 16 Fif
teen Mexicans were fired on by
American soldiers at Fresnos this
morning. Three hundred citizens and
soldiers are now pursuing the Mex
icans, w'ho fled into the brush.
EI Paso, Tex., Sept 16. Fearful
that residents of cities in Villa terri
tory will make reprisals on Ameri
cans and other foreigners for the re
ported intention of the United States
to recognize Carranza, or in connec
tion with the celebration of independ
ence day, military and civil author
ities today took extra precautions. In'
Ciudad Jaurez, Col. Hipolito Villa
locked up the arms of the garrison.
He doubled the police force.
Two Mexicans who cried "Death to
the Americans" last night were
thrown into jail in Juarez.
Washington, Sept. 16. The state
department's warning to Americans, '
including consuls, to quit northern
Mexico, is meeting with a slow re
sponse, today's advices indicated. Re
ports told of no general American ex
odus. American mining companies
were reluctant to abandon their prop
erties. Consuls at Juarez and No
gales advised the department they
will remain at their posts usless con
ditions become moredangerous".
Nogales, Ariz., Sept 16w Anarchy
has broken out in Nogales, Mexico,
across the border from here, follow
ing departure of most of Villista gar
rison to meet Carranzistas coming to
HER BEST CHANCE
Ida And now, dear, that you have
heard me play,' what' do you think I
should do now? ,
Cora Get married get married.
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T. D. Leahy, guardian of Eric Eric
son,. 15, suing Kraut & Dohnal, 36 S.
Clark, for selling revolver to boy with
which Ericson accidentally shot selLv