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MINISTERS CALL ON MAYOR TO
END GARMENT STRIKE
Resolutions calling upon the mayor
to use the power he possesses to end
the garment workers' strike by de
manding arbitration, have been
adopted by the Baptist Ministers'
ass'n, the Episcopal Ministers' ass'n,
called The Deanery, and the Chicago
Political Equality league.
The Deanery has appointed a com
mittee to sit with the Jane Addams
citizens' committee seeking arbitra
tion of the strike. The Political
Equality league urges adjustment of
all industrial troubles by arbitration.
Some phases of the suffering the
mayor's strike attitude is causing
among families of strikers is expected
to be told at the Saturday afternoon
meeting of tie P. E. L., when Wm. O.
Thompson will tell of the relationship
of trusts to unemployment, and Rev.
Irwin St John Tucker will talk of the
Chicago unemployment problem.
CRITICISE SCHOOL METHODS AT
J. Stitt Wilson, former mayor of
Berkley, CaL, was honored by a ban
quet at the Stock Exchange restaur
ant by the members of the Chicago
Socialist Fellowship last night
Wilson spoke on the rebuilding of
civilization after the war and told
how the present ideals of school ed
ucation would have to be scrapped
before anything could be accomplish
ed. "The present school system turns
out a trained monkey, an imitator,"
said Wilson. "We need a new sys
tem of education which will turn out
efficient human beings."
Margaret Haley, business agent for
the Chicago Teachers' Federation,
declared that even an adverse deci
sion of the supreme court would not
be heeded by the teachers, and told
how they were trying to protect the
children against the evils of economic
anarchy which would result from the
contemplated system of dual education.
"Why We Must Know Sociology"
subject of opening of Sociology Class
and Discussion club, Workers' Insti
tute, Friday, 8 p. m. Wm. Thurston
"American Business Prosperity as
Related to the Settlement of the
War" subject of Edw. A. Filene's talk,
City Club luncheon, Thursday.
Jitomirer Progressive ass'n tea
party and concert, West Side audito
rium, Racine av. and Taylor, Satur
day 8 p. m.
Speakers Single Tax club, Schiller
hallr 64 W. Randolph, Friday evening:
Thos. W. Allison, Henry Booth House,
"Some Problems of a Settlement;"
Chas. Weidler, Indiana legislature
member, "What Single Tax Means to
Workers' University society, Gar--rick
theater, Sunday, 2:30, "The Evo
lution of Property," Arthur M. Lewis.
JUST HIS WAY
She sent her husband out to shop;
He had some crackers listed,
But he brought pretzels back, poor
He always got things twisted.
And right in the midst of Villa's
worst troubles, TJ. S. officials have
seized $50,000 good, hard TJ. S. dol
lars that Villa had stored up at El
Paso against a rainy day or a Car
ranza day. Tough luck! Villa may
now have to stay in Mexico.
NEW YORK STOCKS. Many war
stocks fractionally down at open-
ing. Bethlehem steel led at noon.
Rain tonight and Thursday; coldef
Thursday afternoon or night; lowest
temperature tonight considerably
above the freezing point; increasing
easterly winds shifting to westerly
Thursday. Temperature Tuesday:
i Highest, 47; lowest ,