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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 11, 1912, Image 21',
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any difference if you'd known it
would mean going home in an
ambulance, you'd have taken it
just the same. Because why?
For the looks of things! That's
all you women think about
Goitt was still making remarks
of a general nature after they got
seated, about the fool things wo
Mrs. poitt was getting more
and more on the verge of becom
ing lachrymose. She was twist
ing at a foolish little wad of her
handkerchief, such as women will
carry, and looking at the scene on
the asbestos curtain. Then she
began to dab 'at her eyes with the
wad of a handkerchief.
"I think you're just as m-ean as
you c-an b-be," she blurted fdrth.
"You wouldn't have talked that
way fout years ago. You don't
seem to, c-care a thing about my
feelings any more and I wish
sometimes I'd never married
The situation was relieved
some by the curtain going up.
"flfelL well," reflected Goitt,
"wouldn't it just make you quit
drinking the way a well inten
tioned affair will turn out?"
STREET SIGNS AND THE
According to the annual report
of the Chicago Association of
Commerce, the loop district is to
be fitted out with new readable
street signs within the next two
The loop district is so well po
liced. very day, th'at a stranger
can take his choice of the several
crossing cops- to-ask for th'e desir
ed information. j?
Jt is harder to find yourlway
around Chicago outside. of the
loop district than it isfn it.
Crossing policemen, or " other,
uniformed information bureaus
become scarcer the further you
get away from the exceptionally,
favored down town district. ?
Wouldn't it be. a. wise move to
makeup this deficiency of human.
I directive intelligence, outside the
aowntown aistricis uy "siaruugj
the new readable, street signs oi
the outskirts and then work to-f
ward the loop?
While it may be nice to fix ur.
a show place to 'astonish visitors
I with, why concentrate all civic
energies to me aown town uis-r
Why not distribute pivic fa
vors Avith an impartial hand and
make the entire city one huge"
show, place of which every citi
zen can feel proud?
For years big business in ther
loop has been treated as 'the fa--vorjte
child and it isn't a square!
dealto the balance of Chicago's
big brood. r
Let improvements come, but
don't let them all come in one .
place; the people outside of the1
loop pay the biggest percentage
of the 'cost of Chicago's govern-"-ment
and Chicago ought td prove"
by its action that it recognizes"
that fact. "
o o 5
If you don't like things as they
are, plug in and make them bet
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