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public schools a school board they can respect and admire. Give them a
board that will deserve and command the respect of ALL competent teach
ers, whether they do or do not belong to the Teachers' Federation.
Take it from me, Bill, as a political issue on which politicians can ride
into place and power, the religious war is played out. It has run its course.
Let's bury it and get together once more as American citizens working for
our common country and our common cause. Drop a tear on its grave if
you want to. Pface a boquet on the headstone, if you please. But kiss it
good-bye, straighten up so you can look every fellow citizen squarely in
the eye, and let's start a new deal. Let it be "all together, for our public
schools;" Give us a board that means'just THAT. Sincerely,
N. D. COCHRAN.
THIS GUN IS READYOR ANY RAID
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This is one of Uncle Sam's powerful 12-inch disappearing coast defense
guns, all ready for any raid by sea or air. It is at a fort near New York.
Trees are painted on wall to. deceive enemy aviators trying to locate gun.
PLOT TO BLOW UP CAPITOL
Washington, April 11. Reports of
a plot to blow up tue Capitol, received
by secret service operatives in New
York, resulted in increasing guard on
Capitol grounds yesterday.
Fifty officers will be on duty at
night and no one will be allowed to
enter grounds after sunset without a
33d Ward Woman's Study club
meets at Hertrich's hall, 4201 Armi
tage ar., 2:30 p. m.
ILLINOIS MAN ON COMMITTEE
Washington, April 11. Rep. Ster
ling, Illinois, and Rep. Martin, Louis
iana, named as new Republican
members of house ways and means
committee. Rest of committee un
changed. Martin voted with Demo
crats on house organization.
Capt. Kenney, in charge of army
recruiting, received orders from war
dep't to hurry recruiting among ne
groes. Kenney praised bravery of
colored soldiers in past wars. '