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THIS PASTOR'S GOT HIS WHOLE
Ex-Saloonkeeper Billy Saunders
has only an eyelash hold on his place
as pastor of the Avondale Presbyter
ian church, North av. and School sL
He cusses too much ,aud uses lan
guage too familiar with women, ac
cording to charges of church mem
bers. They have voted 70 to 17 to
have the presbytery shift the Rev.
Billyto another church.
"The Rev. William M. Saunders"
used to run a saloon in Smithton,
Pa, An 18-year-old boy was killed
in his place. Business got bad. He
"vent to McCormick Theological
Seminary and a year ago was or
dained minister. Some members of
his congregation who voted against
him say they believe he's1 on the level,
but they don't like his free-and-easy
SIX ALDERMEN TO SETTLE COM
MITTEESHIPS ON TRIP
The committee on committees of
the city council left yesterday for
Florida to thrash out in solitude the
filling of important memberships and
chairmanships of committees for the
next two years.
Richert, T. J. Lynch and Hader
lein are the Democrats, and Lipps,
Healey and Fisher will represent the
A hard fight will be made by the
Democrats to oust Aid. H. D. Capi
tain from the chairmanship of the
local transportation committee be
cause of his attitude toward the
Fisher 50-year franchise bill. Eugene
Block is slated for this job if the
Democrats can put him over. He
was removed at the last junket trip
two years ago when the Republicans
made a clean-up with Mayor Thomp
son. Block is a municipal ownership
Washington. Order transferring
Gen. Leonard Wood from department
of east to department Kf the south
will not be made effective is report.
Havana. German minister to Cuba
handed his passport.
Denver. After he had enlisted at
naval recruiting station, Mark Predo
vitch was arrested by police as de
serter. New York. Government agents A
seize 2,000 letters mailed by Interned J
German sailors and find diagrams
and blueprints in some.
Washington. Dep't of justice so
far well pleased with good behavior
of Germans in America. 100 arrests
on spy charges, Sunday.
Petrograd. Manufacture of muni
tions seriously delayed in Russiaby
dissatisfaction of workingmen who
are displeased with degree of de
mocracy of new government
New York. Mrs. Hugo Reisinger,
daughter of Adolphus Busch, calls
story featured in Sunday papers
about high-powered radio station on
roof of her home a news fake.
Washington. Resolution by Rep.
Medill McCormick would have Amer
ica send greetings to allies express
ing hope for quick victory and for
liberation of Serbia and Belgium and
a free and self -governing Poland and
TRIB KEEPS ON FIGHTING THE
The Tribune continued its attack
on the double platoon system in the
fire department today when it print
ed another story with the complaint
that a lack of men made a serious
fire out of a small blaze at 815 Mil
waukee av. yesterday.
The Tribune took up the adverse
side of the double platoon argument
after the underwriters' association $J
of insurance bosses got busy.
The double platoon system is a
schedule of working hours which al
lows a fireman with a family to. go
home every other day. This has cut
down the working force of the department