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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 17, 1912, Image 30',
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' STREET SIGNS NEEDED
This being made in Chicago
week, it would be fine if the ad
ministration would give the
West Side a few made-in-Chicago
The city council has passed or
dinances requiring the putting up
of street signs times without
And every time the administra
tion has gone right ahead and
clumped a few more signs in the
But none of the signs haye
come over this side of the river.
Anyone who doesn't know his
way about on the West Side is in
a right bad way. There are blocks
and blocks without street signs,
and generally when you ask any
one the way, they seem to think
you're kidding them.
It's a wonder the administra
tion wouldn't get over this-idea of
thinking the loop is the whole of
Chicago. The people of Chicago
don't liye there. They live on the
West, South and-North sides, and
these districts have a right to a
But any time any of the big
business interests in the loop, or
the visitors to the swell -hotels
there, want anything, all they
need to do is let a peep out of
them, and the mayor and the
whole city hall outfit will get out
of breath getting it for them.
But when the people of Chicago
try to get anything for the dis
tricts in which they live they're
handed a lemon, and told that all
they exist for is to vote for the
administration, at election time.
The people are getting hep to
this, and maybe the administra
tion will get a shock at the next
The lack of street signs on the
West Side is a disgrace to the ad-.
ministration and to any city the
size and importance 01 unicago.
SURE AFFINITY CURE '
St. Louis, Mo. Sheriff Mor
row, Carrollton, 111., near here,,
declares he has sure cure for'
wives who fall victims to affini-;
Mrs. Walter Evans eloped with',
Wm. Jurley, bachelor beau brum-;;
mel of Lynn, Mo. Evans senti
Morrow after couple. He brought
them back handcuffed together.;
He then chained himself to Bur
ley and paraded the couple down
main street from depot to jail.j
The entire town saw the process
'Mrs. Evans has returned to hef
husband, and says she will neverj
leave him again. Burley is still-
rooming and boarding in jail.
o o ;
The case of Mrs. Florence Bern
stein, charged with the murder of :
her husband, will not go to the
jury before -next Tuesday. ;
"See here, young man," said the
stern parent, as he entered the
parlor; "you nave been filing on
my daughter frequently jof late.
Are your intentions senous?"
"They certainly are7 sir," an-
swered the young man. "I'm try
ing to induce her to exchange
$100 and, her old piano for a new t
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