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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 20, 1911, Image 3

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the elite that fide in autos or monogramed carriages, it wouldn't be
fair to shut them out of the sights and delights of Chicago's indus
trial whirlpool.
A common cobbledstreet was' too sordid for these gently-reared
children of wealth and fashion, so a charming boulevard was con
structed along the eastern boundary of Chicago'? business heart,
that would permit the interested to watch this palpitating organ at
work day and night, or permit them to join with the throng that
kept it in constant motion.
The subtle attraction of Chicago's loop district proved so great
that even the bird-men in their flying machines couldn't stay away
NErom it, they "built' their nests on the lake front so that the people
who wanted to see them would be compelled to at least walk
through, if they didn't linger in Chicago's big store game preserve?.
The subway line which has been planned and is to be installed
at the expense of the people of Chicago can't change its intended
direction, for in common with every other system of transportation
in and around Chicago that might start from any. point of the com
pass, its objective point is the alluring down-town center. ' r
With everything movable carrying the people in and -about
Chicago to the loop district, the -problem that suggests" itself is what
is the attraction, what is the purpose, the answer to which is almost
as rich as the 'conundrum itself.
SCHEDULED ELECTION IS"
HELD IN NEW HOME.
Officers of the Bindery Wom
en's union, whose headquarters
were destroyed by fire, secured
new offices in the Omaha build
ing, LaSalle and Van Buren sts.,
and the election of officers for the
ensuing year was held last night,
as scheduled.
The successful candidates
were:' President, Miss Emma
Fisher; vice president, Miss Nel
lie Hartigan; secretary-treasurer,
Miss Mary McEnerney: record
ing treasurer, Miss Sadie
Schwartz. Miss Florence Sher
wood was elected on the execu
tive board.
Over $200, part of the profits of
the dance gv'en by the union
Saturday night, was in the safe in
the burned building, togethe?
with the union's record. Until
the safe can be opened it will not
be known how much of its con
tents were destroyed.
o--o r-
It is sad to think that many a
letter to Santa Claus will get on
the wrong train.
Stingy man oftentimes compels
the girls to even buy the mistle
O Christmas Tree! O Christmas
Tree!
Please bring an appetite to me!
Don't eat goose today It is too
suggestive.
mmmtmmmmmmmm

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