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CONSCRIPTION WOULD BRING
THE CORRECT DEMOCRACY
San Francisco, April 16. It will be
an amazing thing if the war lasts
much longer, said Pres. E. P. Rip
ley of Santa Fe railroad. He declared
for universal military training, if for
no other reason than "it would bring
a more correct idea of democracy."
$7,000,000,000 BOND BILL IS
O. K.'D FOR SENATE
Washington, April 1. With little
discussion and no opposition, senate
finance committee today reported fa
vorably the $7,000,000,000 bond bill
Bill will rushed through senate to
morrow to make available flood of
gold, Sen. Simmons said.
PROBE $10,000 FIRE
Federal agents are investigating a
$10,000 fire that broke out this morn
ing in the acid house of the Sherwin
Williams Paint Co., 115th st. and
Stevenson av. This firm has been
one of the largest makers of dyes in
the country. Hinton Clabaugh sus
pects a German plot.
BISMARCK STRIKERS TO MEET
An indignation meeting by striking
waiters from the Bismarck gardens
will be held Wednesday night at the
Chateau hall, 3819 Broadway. Speak
ers: John Fitzpatrick, pres. C. F. of
L.; John Walker, pres. Illinois F. of
L.; Emmett Flood, organizer for the
A. F. of L., and Elizabeth Maloney,
vice pres. Hotel and Restaurant Em
DEATH ENDS JOHN D.'S FEUD
New York, April 16. Death today
ended 17-year-old feud between John
D. Rockefeller and his brother Frank.
The billionaire oil king announced he
would attend his brother's funeral at
It took the Reaper to settle the
grim, silent hatred that existed, for
what reason they themselves only
BEARS SON ON ANNIVERSARY OF
New York, April 16. On fifth an
niversary of sinking of Titanic it be
came known today a son was born
to Mrs. William K. Dick, widow of
John Jacob Astor, who went down
wtih big ship and whose $5,000,000 $
fortune Mrs. Dick renounced to wed
her present husband.
SAFE ROBBERS IN LOOP BLDG.
Safeblowers raided eight-story -building
at 14 N. Franklin. Got $35
and $15 stamps from Inland Electric
Co., 1st floor; $50 from R. B. Wil
liams, leather goods, 2d floor; $50
from White City Electric Co., 3d
floor; $35 from Seamless Rubber Co.,
8th floor. Failed at safes of Whit-hall-Tatum
Co., 4th floor, and Elliott
Fisher Co., 6th floor.
FREIGHT HANDLERS WINNERS
The strike of the freight handlers
of the Pere Marquette railroad has
been settled and the men have re
turned to work. Checkers have been
granted an increase to $88 a month
and delivery men to $78. Hour men
have been given an increase of 1
cents an hour. Formerly the check
ers got $80 and deliverymen $72.
PROF. HEATH IS BARRED
Oscar M. Heath, Englewood High
teacher, suspended by Jake Loeb for;
alleged disloyal utterances, ap
peared at classroom today. Re
fused admission by Principal Arm
strong. Students cheered him as he
left building. Detectives were on
guard for trouble.
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BITS OF NEWS )
Michael Harrington, 86, Lemont,
111., found dead. Gas turned on.
Armed bandit tried to hold up Mrs.
Mary Nelson, 2026 N. Clark. Son,
Arthur, 20, drove him away.
Federal agents combing South Side
rooming house districts in search for
man and woman, suspected German,
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