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start to getting their way then a
howl is raised.
"Charles Ffrench, new member of
the school board, just before he was
appointed, was invited to lunch with
Wm. Rothmann and Dudley Taylor,
lawyer for the Illinois Manufactur
ers' ass'n and prosecutor of the
"The Loeb rule was 'explained' to
him by these two experts. Then he
was told how powerful the Illinois
Manufacturers' ass'n was. He was
told that they fought their enemies
and helped their friends. Yet big biz
complains of 'pernicious political ac
tivity' by the teachers.
"Rothmann has told you that the
federation is working In the schools,
but he hasn't presented a bit of proof.
If he has anything to back up his
clainis against the teachers why
didn't he present them while he was
a member of the board? Why didn't
they give the teachers a fair trial.
"Not a word of argument was
against them. Everything was
hushed up and the Loeb rule was"
railroaded through by the force of
"The University of Pennsylvania
fired its foremost professor, Scott
Nearing, because he resented the in
fluence of big business on his school
and opposed things capital wanted.
The University of Colorado ousted
Prof. James Brewster because he
took the part of the striking miners
in public. The University of Utah did
' "Now the public schools of Chi
cago have the same conditions fac
ing them. Big biz has been balked,
so big biz is after those who stand in
its way. In this case it is the Chicago
Teachers' Federation and Margaret
Boston. Anti-saloon league claims
i is the rich, not the poor, who vote
lieaviest for license. "Drys" gained
considerable in Charlestown, East
and South Boston, while Back Bav
onted "wet." two to one. I
EASTMAN KODAK CO. DECLARES
DIVIDEND FOR EMPLOYES
Rochester, N. Y., Dec. 16. Direc
tors of Eastman Kodak Co. have de
clared wage dividend of nearly
$1,000,000, payable to all employes
who have worked for them a year or
more. Payment .ill be made on the
basis of 3V per cent of year's salary
multiplied by the number of years,
not exceeding five, the employe has
been with the company. Maximum
dividend therefore amounts to 17 y2
per cent, or approximately nine
weeks' salary. Distribution will be
made July 1, 1916.
The Eastman Kodak Co. employs
nearly 11,000 persons. Of these al
most 8,000 will be entitled to partici
pate in the dividend.
"Before I met you I had no thought
but to make sordid money."
"Keep right on pop isn't so rich
as he looks.".
Stephen Lombick, 4811 S. Winches
ter av., knocked down and skull
fractured by wagon. Frank .Kobu
larek. driver for M Zambrzyck, bak
er. 1328 W. 50th, arrested ' -