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In that Africa railway strike au
thorities forced some strikers to sur
render by a threat Jtp blow up the hall
they were barricadecHn.
They haven't got anything on us.
Look at Calumet. Rotten!
The chivalry of man is all shot to
pieces when when one boards one of
the street railway company's "sar
An elbow in the eye is what any
woman is liable to receive from any
man when said man, himself four feet
around, is forced to stand in a space
two feet square.
The correct title for railway mag
nates is "packers." They sure pack
the people in.
And while on the subject, have you
noticed that about the only portion of
you that gets cold in the rush hours
Is your feet?
That's because there are so many
people jammed in so small a space
and because the ventilation is rotten.
Everybody has to breathe the same
air .over and over and naturally that
makes the atmosphere warm and
And especially so if somebody has
been eating garlic.
Governor Ferris has queered him
self. He said in a telegram to Wilson:
"If Rep. MacDonald has said that no
constitutional government exists in
the Calumet copper strike district, he
(MacDonald) is a traitor to his dis
trict and to the state of Michigan."
Just where would you imagine Fer
ris stands? That's what we think.
HOMES SWEPT AWAY BY FLOOD
Cumberland, Md., Jan. 16. Homes
and other buildings valued at more
than a quarter million were swept
from their foundations yesterday aft
ernoon, when the middle section of
the West Virginia Pulp and Paper
Company's dam collapsed. Residents
got ample warning and there is no
loss of life.
IRREGULARITIES TALK GETS A
SUDDEN SET BACK
Charges that irregularities have
existed in the purchase of school
sites whereby friends of certain mem"
bers of the board committee on loca
tion have been allowed to purchase
property and advance the price, were
given a set back Thursday. ;
The reverse came in the attitude of
Joseph A. Holpuch, of the) Board ot
Education, and C. S. Ennis, president
of the Chicago Real Estate Boardj
who thinks the property was bought
at reasonable prices. They said,
after the committee's visit to the sites
at Fillmore and Mozart streets, and
Douglas boulevard and Fifteenth
street, they did not believe the board
had paid an exorbitant price for jhe
"At Fillmore and Mozart streets
the land was purchased for $73 and
$83 a front foot It is now selling for
$125 a foot," said Ennis.
DAMAGING EVIDENCE GIVEN
AGAINST ROSE AND GORDON
Damaging evidence against David
Rose and Joseph Gordon, two of the
defendants on trial with Charles Bar
anov and Thomas eQary in the first
of the vote fraud cases, was given
at yesterday's session.
John A. McLain, 121 N. Halsted
street, a Socialist watcher, testified
that he had seen Rose mark ballots
for Leland S. Rapp, Republican can
didate for chief clerk of the Muni
cipal Court, and had seen Gordon
mark ballots for State's Att'y Maclay
James H. Root, Republican judge,
testified that James A. Harris, a
Democratic judge, had openly accus
ed Rose of marking ballots for Rapp.
Harris will probably go on the
stand today and give direct evidence
Henry C. Watson, 3523 S. Wabash;
av., cabman, lost license. ',
Two theater owners and one s'a-"
loonkeeper ordered to quit business1.