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Salle street This land is valued at
$16.67 a square foot That's the fig
1 ure Lawson pays- rent on at 5 per
cent Right next to this land grabbed
!by Lawson through a school board
lease is the Hotel La Salle ground. It
i isn't school land. Ifsoiyned by real
etstate business men. Ave'rage sale
i prices of this land run $91 a square
i foot Corner land at Madison and
La Salle, where the hotel stands, has
isold at $136 a square foot Lawson's
Daily News, however, for 99 years, no
matter how high surrounding land
goes in price, will pay rent on a little"
$16.67 valuation per square foot
State's Att'y Hoyne has personally
reviewed with his assistant, Frank
Johnston, and with Margaret Haley,
busienss agent Teachers' Federation,
some of the facts on the falsified sen
ate journal by which the Baldwin
committee was created. Hoyne may
announce next week whether action
is possible from his office.
Sec'y Lewis Larson gives out the
news that 500 teachers out of 700
stick with the Teachers' Feedaraion'
and refuse to sign pledges to pull out
of the federation. Along with this
it is said that the "board of' education
will actually order that these 500
teachers shall-notbe paid automatic
increases in salary. ,
"If you stick with the federation
you don't get a pay raise," says Sec'y
Larson in substance through this or
der. "Quit the federation and come
with us and you get your pay raise."
When it domes to the real action
of enforcing this orddrSthere is sure
to be action from thefederation end.
The Loeb-Rothman rule, not yet le
galized, gave teachers three months
to decide whether they quit the fed
eration. In trying to stop automatic
increases of salary the Larson-Loeb-Rothman
bunch are assuming they
know the courts will decide that the
school board has a right to kill the
federation which is another story.
Pity the poor blind man ihese days
of short skirt and low neck.
1 ROCKEFELLER'S ACT. CAUSES
STIR AMONG RICH MEN
New York, Sept 17. The sltate
ment of John D. Rockefeller, made to
the United Press, that he would take
no part in the Anglo-French loan,
created an immediate sensation in,
New York's financial circles.
Pickets were not allowed within
ment of the senior Rockefeller means
that no part of the Standard Oil in- )
terests will participate in the loan it
may influence the outcome of the
war in Europe and mean the fall of
one. czar of American finance and the
elevation of another. '
The Rockefeller statement was im
mediately taken to the offices of J. P.
Morgan & Co. Officials there showed
an eager interest in it and it was im
mediately rushed to Mr. Morgan.
Fifteen minutes- later it was returned. .
"You may say that we are greatly
interested in the statement, but that
we have no comment to make," was
Chicago bankers today refused to
comment on John D. Rockefeller's
personalstand against the billion
dollar loan to the entente allies One
prominent banker n rf''t'T' to -nm.
ment frankly explained why finan
ciers cannot talk openly locu.-,,
the difference of opinion between
Rockefeller and Morgan.
"Bankers throughout the country,"
he said, "are in a peculiar position.
They are between the vast Morgan
interests on the one side and Rocke
feller money on the other."
, ..pro r-ere ceveral who said that
they would take such a risk as indi
viduals, but that as bankers they be
lieved it wise not to do so.
BITS OF NEWS
Sam 'I Sattino and family of five
rescued by firemen from blazing
home, 908 Blue Island av.
C. E. Kelly, 23, tugboat engineer,
and Effie Hudspeth, 31, weddedin the
night court by Judge Heap. Will
honeymoon on tugbq i