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body looking for fun. The super
visor's job will be to see that the big
fellows don't go kicking the little fel
lows around too much.
And if anybody tries to "hog it"
the supervisor has order-sto call up
the nearest police station and a
wagon will come.
These are the seven new school
Fifth Ward, Twenty-sixth street
and Washtenaw avenue.
Eighth Ward, J. Thorpe School, 89
E. 89th street and Buffalo avenue.
Fourteenth Ward, Mitchell School,
Ohio street and Oakley avenue.
Fifteenth Ward, Division street and
Twenty-second Ward, Agassis;
School, Seminary avenue and Wolf
Twenty-eighth Ward, Goethe
These are all school-yard grounds.
In the Eighteenth ward, on the east
side of Robey street between Polk and
Taylor streets, next to the Board of
Education supply house, a vacant lot
will be opened for play, It belongs
to the Potter Palmer estate, which is
temporarily leasing it to teh city in
exchange for the waiving of taxes
Members of the Special Park Com
mission in attendance on the meeting
yesterday were Aid. Jacob Lindheim
er, Peter S. Goodman, Secretary Wal
ter Wright and Supt. Gross.
They all want the boys of the city
to co-operate with them in getting
the best possible use of playground
property. If things aren't going right
they want to know about it. If boys
have any ideas about better rules or
government or arrangements of
grounds they want to hear from those
boys. The fellow that don't get a
square deal and an even break ought
to write a letter telling what's the
matter. The commission has a stretch
from teh south end of Chicago to
the north end to look after and things
will move along in good shape if ev
erybody joins hands and goes -to it.
This is the biggest step so far taken
in the campaign of The Day Book
for "More fun and play for the kids."
PARMALEE BLUFF CALLED
Recently the Frank Parmalee Co.,
whjle being lashed, issued a state
ment, said their taxi business at rail
road stations were being run at a loss M
and they were doing it "merely for Wf
charitable purposes." Mayor Harrison
slipped one over on the company yes
terday. Said the mayor:
"The Parmalee Co. Baid their motor
vehicle business was done at a loss
for charitable purposes. They also
said they would be glad to have some
one take the business o their hands.
Well, I am in a position to make them
an oer along that line; the new com
pany won't charge more than city,
"I wrote to the Chicago Street Auto
and" Cab Owners' and Drivers' Pro
tective Association, and here is the
'"That this association by reso
lution, duly adopted ,has authorized
you to make in their name and be
half a proposition to the Parmalee
Co. that ft will accept all of the pas
senger carrying from all railway de
pots in Chicago at regular rates au
thorized bv ordinance and to guar
antee to furnish all equipment .both
in riOtor and horse vehicles necessary
to handle said business and to guar
aixee to keep all vehicles in proper
condition for such work in accord
ance wit hcity requirements and regu
lations. " 'It is understood that no solicitors
shall be placed on the inside of the
depots, either by this association or W
any other person, firm, corporation or
" 'Chicago Street Auto and Cab Own
ers and Drivers' Protective Ass'n.
" By John L. Hughes, president
and business manager.' "
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Redding, Cal Another violent
eruption of Mt. Lassen, American
volcano, began yesterday.
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