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anthem since early days, why in the
world have the Catholics introduced
a bill in congress to make it so now.
Please, Mr. Cline, tell me what is your
authority, as I am much interested. I
am a product of "the little red school
house" and I am not very ancient
either, and I learned to sing and rev
erence "America." America First
WHITLOCK MAY BE IN LINE FOR
UNITED STATES CABINET
He's in line for a cabinet position,
so Washington political prophets say.
But the secretaryship of war is not
the place the administration has him
picked for. Which portfolio he will be
offered is an administration secret
GUARD NEW YORK WATERFRONT
New York, Feb. 26. Anonymous
threats of reign of terror along New
York shipping front coupled with the
mysterious sinking of 150 automo
biles on barge, ready for shipment to
allies, and mysterious fire in munition
ship today caused greatest precau
tions by police and district attorney's
office to prevent new outbreaks.
PICKET FINED $10 "TOO MUCH
VIOLENCE,'' SAYS JUDGE
John C. Sigmund, 2139 21st pi.,
picket for the striking musical instru
ment makers, was up before Judge
Bowles in Desplaines st court yes
terday, charged with disorderly con
duct while picketing.
Sigmund was not represented by
lawyer, as he intended asking a con
tinuance for a day or two in order
that he could get his witnesses into
court Judge Bowles refused a con
tinuance. "There has been entirely too much
violence in the picketing lately," the
"But Sigmund committed no vio
lence," interposed Thos. Dolan, busi
ness agent for the metal polishers.
"I know," said the judge, "but there
has been too much picket violence.
?10 and costs."
Sigmund's witnesses would have
testified that he was not disorderly,
that he was quietly walking the street
near the Prank Holton factory,
Gladys and Washtenaw, where he
was employed before the strike.
MAKES SPEECH WHILE POLICE
LOOK FOR HIM
If Jean Crones did poison the soup
at the Archbishop Mundelein dinner
it was because his mind had become
poisoned by the capitalist class, John
Loughman told at the anarchist
massmeeting in Baker's Hall last
"Violence was his only -weapon,"
said Loughman. "And it is the only
weapon the thinkers have that can
make the ignorant think."
In introducing Loughman, the
chairman said: "This is John Lough
man, for whom the mallet headed,
kidney footed police say they are
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