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,heard that New lork has a subway.
All advocates of sub ways'iin .Chicago
point to New York and say that city
furnishes proof of the success of sub
ways. -Men like"inyself who have
carefully compared New York and.
unicago ao not 30m in tms. , we Know
that the principal part of New. York
city Js compressed and jammed into
tne smaii lsiana 01 ivianuaiuiu, wiw
a density of population fifteen times
that of Chicago.
"If Chicago wants to encourage
overcrowding of tenements, packing
the people closer thai e$ar infejthe
wants to copy fjfejft 'YjfecyAand
have miles on mflesof -Jeejnfrig, over
populated resid.ecVicfe',' she will
achieve it by f ottoVrn'.ie TiTew York
plan of havmg5Bift)y(aysyi termin
als centering dfitowfc'x;'
"New Yorktffei& .is. ift doubt, ex
ercises an aUffiliiln the .miffds
of the people 'jbnliais; subway qties
tipn.To say thatjhlcago must copy
New York on subways is just as abv.
surd as to saV that Chicago- should
copy NewjYork in. the--methodt$ igef$
ting a water suppiy. .Because new
York runsaquedUctS out 'to the Cats
kill mountains for a water supply, by
the same" reasoning it might be
argued that Chicago shouldrtjnn
aqueduct out to the Rocky"m6uhi
tains for a water supply,, Wave.
no more right to ita;ewirk:
in transportation ansir in.,waerL sup
ply source. 4 . ' -' r
"The trouble Jfcs that ppie take
newspaper reasons ai gospel and
blindly follow tfiat leadeMjUj?
"Many acceptilfibutestion the
arguments fed tliem'bytiie pres.
Yet I believe there1 !s"a much, stronger
anti-subwayv sentiment than Appears
from preseni.;newspaper report. r '
"For my own part, and I kno tfifs
is also the sentiment of manyv-njeijit
bers of our board, I f eel' ifcMsImbsf
criminal to carry people from their
homes and across the city in dark,
insanitary tunnels, when therms .are
tiier methods' entireiy.prjacticable
"The 400 members of our board
ars .naturally not a unit hi opinion on
the problem. At a' meeting In Febru
ary, a thorough discussion will .be
held and those who are for the 'com
prehensive' or the 'Initial' will declare
themselves and those who are against .
any kind of subways at all will also
explain their position."
CITY TO OPEN UP A MUNICIPAL
MARKET WILL HELP JOBLESS
Dr. R A.. White, member of Mayor
Harris,en's commission on the unenv
ploye'd, yesterday announced that the
city would -joon open a municipal
market at witch, will be sold to the .
jobless at cosL f
The specificationaprovide for three
wholesale markets, one loeated
downtown, one on the North Side "
and.xnie on the South Side. ,
The specifications are:
"A. Wholesale terminal markets
should be built on the water front, If
possible; irito 'which all railroads can
L: run fliejr'uars;
"B. Supttj markets should have
"cooling atrd'stqrage rooms, and the
streets should be wide enough so that
tfeams will not be delayed.
',CJ.; "Provisions should be made in
such markets for public auctioneer
,J'D. Dealer stands and cellars
'should be provided for rental to deal
ers 'or direct representatives of the
The locations suggested in the spe
1. 'A cenjtral market Tying within
Randolph street, Kinzie street, the '
iivefjand Sheldon street,
2. ' -Belmont avenue, Elstpn ave
nue, and "the-riyer.
3.- ?3ixty-thinf street and Calumet
' 0 0
.Bertha And do you believe that a
woman always turns to the,last page
first when she picks up a -'book?
Percy Well, I have no reason to
d'pubt it. J know it is the nature dt
the ,f air sex to want the last wordj M