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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 20, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 5

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Rumors in labor circles are strong
'that there will be criminal action on
peculiar deals framed up against the
Teachers' Federation.
Gov. Dunne and the state adminis
tration are said to be co-operating
with State's Att'y Hoyne in getting
all possible evidence on the matter of
the senate journal being qorrected to
show pasage of a resolution not seen
nor heard of by rather keen-eyed and
keen-eared senators sitting close to
the speaker's desk. ,
Both Senators Duff Piercy and
'Kent Keller are friends of the gov
ernor and thei rstafcements are de
cisive that they heard nothing of Res
solution 76 creating the Baldwin com
mittee until a second printing of the
senate journal with a "correction"
"showing Sen. Sam Ettelson offering
'Hesolution 76.
Others among the 51 senators feel
that the senate is a joke as a legisla
tive body if the senate journal can be
"corrected" so as to show the passage
of legislation thatnever reached the
ears of senators on the floor all the
closing day, legislation which also
never reached the ears of the official
shorthand reporter.
William L. Corris, official senate
reporter, is said to be ready to testify
he heard no Resolution 76 called up,
debated or voted on by the senate
the da yof adjournment He knows
of nor esolution 76 following Resolu
tion 75, which he recorded as thalast
Judge O'Connor will say Wednes
day, "it is now expected, whether he
will issue a, writ stopping the school
board from" enforcing the Loe-Roth-man
o o
Women in England are wearing
"proud-of-him" badges of metal, en
ameled in.cbrdrs, with the design of
the Union Jac. They are inscribed
either "Husband with the colors,"
"Son with the colors," "Brother with
the colors or "Father with' the pol
ors." . l-.
London, Sept 20. Great Britain
will not force her sons into army by
parliamentary enactment except as
last resort But if conscription is
found necessary there is little like
lihood that there will be any "civil
war" or "social revolt" despite free
use of those terms by opponents of
compulsory service in the last few
The conscriptionists are greatly
encouraged at indications of Lloyd
George's personal opinion that na
tional service is only solution. They
also, attach considerable significance
to speech made yesterday by J. H.
Thomas, labor member of parliament
and sec'y of Railway Employes'
union. He urged country not to
misunderstand feeling of working
classes against conscription, Indicat
ing that if it can be shown compul
sory service is the only means of sav
ing empire from inglorious peace,
workers will withdraw their opposi--tion.
Paris. John Hodge, member of
parliament and noted British labor
leader, declared that British Social
ists "not only will submit to conscrip
tion if necessary, but everything else
that is necessary for triumph of our
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Cleveland, 0., Sept 20. John D.
Rockefeller, Jr., was today reported
to be at Forest Hill in conference
with Rockefeller, Sr., probably on the
subject of war loans. It was said
young Rockefeller, who has not been
in Cleveland for several years, laid
before his father proposals of Anglo
French commission for big war loan.
Last week, John D., Sr., told United
Press, in an exclusive interview, he
would not make loan to any warring
o o ,
Big business men are paid for telU
ing liesldd.areJclcejLjor. J

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