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DEPARTURE OF SUB-COMMITTEE
DELAYED TO THURSDAY
Washington, Feb. 4.; Chairman
Taylor of the House mines commit
tee, which will investigate the Mich
igan copper strike, announced that
the departure of the"subcommittee
will be delayed until Thursday.
The committee headed by Chair
man Foster, which will investigate
the Colorado coal strike, will leave
for Denver tonight.
ON STRIKE PROBE
, Rep :T Taylor
Representative E. T. Taylor of
Colorado was a member of the Colo
rado senate for three terms and serv
ed as city attorney for five terms in
NIX ON THE BUSTLE
Bathing suits with bustle effects in
the rear aren't going to be popular
at Chicago beaches this summer
Chicago garment makers are satis
fied of that.
Merry "ha-has" from all over Or
chestra Hall greeted a girl who wore
one at the live model parade of fash
ions at the closing of the garment
makers' show last night. She fled the
stage in embarrassment.
. By Jim Manee.
There is a man in every town,
And lie- is on the jump.
He makes his service go around,
His orders make him hump.
He sometimes sends you lima beans,
When you have ordered pie.
But have a little mercy on
That poor old grocery guy.
P. S. "Yes, ma'am, the only thing
we have in the shape of a pickle is a
COhlVICT TRIES ESCAPE KILLED
Joliet, III., Feb. 4. Arthur Von
Hagen, graduate of Heidelberg Uni
versity, and serving term in Illinois
state penitentiary for perjury, was
shot and instantly killed when he at
tempted to escape through the north
gate of the prison, which had been
opened to permit a string of freight
cars to enter.
James O'Neill, another convict,
took advantage of the confusion and
fled, but was recaptured one mile
from the prison after a desperate
hand-to-hand conflict with a guard.
TEACHERS GET INCREASE
Members of the school board com
mittee on finance yesterday agreed to
accept Mrs. Ella Flagg Young's sug
gestion for increase of 10 per cent to
high school teachers and the length
ening of the school day to six hours;
Trustee John J. Sonsteby sought
to delay, but was defeated 6to 3.
"Look here; waiter, I'm very sorry,
but I've only just sufficient money
with me to pay the bill, and nothing
left for a tip for you.'
"Would you mind just letting me
have another look at thfe bill, sir?"
Rain and colder today; Thursday
fair; moderate westerly winds bo
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