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HO, HUM! JOHN D. JR. DEPLORES DIFFERENCES WITH LABOR Ithaca, N. Y., Jan. 11. "The time is coming when the important quali fication for holding executive posi tions will be a man's ability to deal successfully and amicably with labor," John D. Rockefeller, Jr., de clared, speaking at Cornell founders' day ceremony today. He deplores the fact that labor and capital have had so many differen6es, adding that proper co-operation can not follow such attitudes. He plead ed for a better understanding be tween the two industrial powers. Rockefeller referred to his experi ences n the Colorado coal fields, de claring miners showed a tendency for frankness in all discussion regarding relatiGns between capital and labor. o o TELEGRAPH BRIEFS Washington. Net operating in come of 185 large railroads pf U. 3. jumped" $63,000,000 during four month period ending Nov. 1 over cor responding period of 1915, according tp figures by interstate commerce commission. New York. Little hope held for recovery xf Arnold Daly, actor-manager, who is suffering with peritoitis, result of bursting intestinal abscess. Montreal. Lord Shaughnessy de nied that he is being called to Eng land' to administer Ireland. Newark. Jacob H. Schiff, 70 years old yesterday, celebrated day by giv-( ing $10O;000 to American Red Cross.' Calesburg, III. Chester Peterson, 21, has attended Sunday school for 18 years without missing Sunday. Two Harbors, Minn. E. C.Strand, Socialist mayor here, acquitted of bribery charge. Toledo, O. Four rooms in down town hotel where strikebreaking telephone linemen are stopping wrecked by bomb explosion. No one hurt. Indianapolis. Executive board, United Mineworkers of America, urges embargo on exportatioa of t wheat and federal investigation of high cost of living. o o RELIGIOUS ISSUE BLAZING IN SCHOOL BOARD The religious issue is blazing again in the school board and causing a re vival of charges that the issue is be ing used by the Jake Loeb majority of the board to strike at the Teach ers' Federation. Two Protestant trustees, Harris W. Huehl and Ialph' Otis, and one Catholic trustees, Mrs. Vosbrink, raised a storm of protest at yester day afternoon's meeting of the school board against the reading of a communication from the Illinois Alliance of Protestant Women. Sec'y Lewis Larsen looked at Pres. Loeb and quit reading. He said an other communication from the Pub lic School Federation was along the same lines. Pres. Loeb instructed' that this should not be read. Pres. Loeb then talkeo" to three reporters .from morning papers. Nothing was printed about the affair in today's seven morning and afteroon papers. - o o COMMITTEE VOTES TO END PROBE OF NOTE LEAK Washington, Jan. 11. Investiga tion of the leak to Wall street of ad vance information regarding Presi dent Wilson's note to belligerents came to an abrupt end today. The house rules committee defeat ed the second Wood resolution pro viding for a probe- of Thomas W. Lawson's oharges and refused to lake up his first resolution for a gen eral probe. By a strict party vote the Camp bell (Republican) resolution for an investigation by a select committee was defeated. Thomas W. Lawson was purged of contempt by the committee's action. Democrats voted adversely on every proposition to investigate the leak. O O rlu Horseshoes are lucky, but beware a mule's hoof.