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NOON EDITION - NOON EDITION
CHIFEDS AT THE HEAD i 'PHONE DEAL IS AGAIN
IN THE FEDERAL
STALLED OFF NEXT,
WEEK IS TIME SET
Entered as Second-Class Matter April 21, 1914, at the Postoffice at" -(
Chicago, m., Under the Act of March 3, 1879.
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless -Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
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Editor and Publisher. ' ,T3EgjgjfiP By 'Mail, Except in
500 South Peoria St. 398 Chicago, $3 a Year..
VOL. 3, NO. 223
Chicago, Friday, June 19, 1914
HUNDREDS OF KIDS WILL BENEFIT BY
SEVEN NEW PLAYGROUNDS
Special Park Commission Will Rig Up School Yards
With All Sorts of Fun Apparatus Invite Sugges
tions From the Kids Who Use the Playgrounds,
Seven new school-yard play
grounds will be rigged out the com
ing week for kids to use -from day
light till dark.
Baseball diamonds will be laid out,
swings, ladders, horizontal bars and
all kinds of rigamajigs to have fun
on will be installed the coming week.
Sup't Theodore A. Gross, who is in
charge .of all playgrounds and bath
ing beaches o fthe Special Park Com
mission, was instructed at a meeting
of the commission -yesterday to "go
ahead and get the stuff needed and
draw on the commission's fund."
Big kids who work, little kids whq
are not working yet and the middle-
sized kids who play some days and
work other days all of them come in
for a part of the fun on the seven
Sup't Gross explained: "After 5 or
6 o'clock at night the bigger kids
who have been working during the
day will have first chance at the base
ball diamond or other parts of the
grounds. The smaller kids'wtio don't
work can have the grounds all morn
ing and all afternoon andth.e work
ing kids will have first rights during
the sunset hours."
A supervisor for each one cif the
new playgrounds will be' put on the
job, towlookafterthe needs of every-