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League, Miss Margaret Caviezel,
Miss Emma Fisher and Miss Ste
hagen. vCAR-LINE PATRONS VOTE
ON CHANGES BY BALL6T
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V Cleveland, O., Jan. 15. Peter
Witt, street car commissioner
named by Newton D. Baker,
mayor, is working along the idea
that a public official is a servant
of the people and that his duty is
to find out what the people want
and give it to them.
A dozen different problems of
service have been put up to car
riders by Witt. He has the' con
ductors on the lines involved dis
tribute ballots to the passengers
and the majority rules. Fewer
stops and fasten time -was a prob
lem that arose on, one long line.
Fewer stops were favored by
81.5 per cent of the users of the
1 line and Witt cut out several
5topsand many, minutes ,
TKose wh'o vote'd against th"e
cut-outs found afterwards that,
by walking a little further to a
stopping point, they- were able to
reach their business in a much
shorter time than before.
Witt was a ' desciple of Tom
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THE UNTYING MEMORY
Often andoften when the days
"And a man's heart grows lonely
for a song,
How he will dream of days when
he could rest
Havened from care upon his '
Wearivith toil his stumbling
Where lifchas lost its' glory and
r its glow,
One long 'dr.eam calls to him more
O, for a mother's welcome at the
Soft on his heart an olden lulla-
Falls from remembering spaces of
And suddenly he aches to go to
Where, on her-heart, the whiten
ing roses creep.
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"Kin I eat some' of the snow
off your lot, lady?" asked the
hobo, hoping to arouse compas
sion. "I'm not sure," the woman re
plied, uncertainly. "We only
rent the upper flat." Buffalo
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