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' MERELY COMMENT
Were you tagged today?
Anybody who couldn't appreciate
'the kind of weather the "weather man
gave us Sunday had better well,
isuit yourself." "
Now that everyone Is wondering
what sort of a cold season we are
going to have, here is a ,stab it's
going to be a short, bitter one.
'Course we don't know for sure,
but there is nothing like being your
own weather prophet.
Bear that prediction in mind until
about next March and see how near
Who ever the man was who hit the
last baseball pitched this season sure
made some wallop.
The bloomin' baseball is about out
of action until the spring training.
In spite of the fact that the Oak
Park elevated tracks out in Austin
and Oak Park have been ordered
raised, they will rest serenely on the
They're playing 'ell with the "L"
tracks, all right. Instead of the city
having the tracks up in the air, the
company has the city up in the air.
And, if we are not mistaken, it's
only about a week ago that the last
victim was killed out in the fatal
vicinity of the tracks.
Cheer up, folks, the grand scrap
will be all over in a little over two
weeks more and then all the political
photographs wQl come down.
And it won't make us feel bad to
see all the mugs disposed of either.
That grunt you are liable to hear
today is not from the stockyards.
Oh my, no, the packers are meeting
at the LaSalle Hotel.
ROBERT H. BENSON DEAD
Salford, Eng., Oct. 19. Monsignor
Robert Hugh. Benson, son of the late
Archbishop of Canterbury, died here
Mgr. Benson's conversion to Cath
olicism in view of Ms father's posi-,
tion as head of the Church of Eng
land created a sensation in England
at the time he entered the Catholic
CHICAGO'S GETTING PURE
"Recent months have been mark
ed by a series of significant events,"
said Samuel Thrasher, sup't of Com
mittee of Fifteen. "The forced retire
ment of Chief of Police McWeeny,
the changed attitude of Mayor Har
rison, the closing of the 'redlight
district and the revocation of licenses
of some notorious resorts mark the
most terrific blow that was ever dealt
to commercialized vice."
This interview was given out with
the latest list of property owners, the
smallest so far published.
The list follows:
330 N. Clark St., house of ill-fame,
William G. Krutz, Jr., 5 N. LaSalle.st
534 N. Clark st, house of ill-fame,
Samuel Katz, 508 N. Clark st.
616 N. Clark st, house of ill-fame,
Mary Knauer, 6168 Broadway.
1211 N. Clark st, second floor,
house of ill-fame; Thomas P. Mc
Govern, 708 N. Clark st.
1610 W. Division st, disorderly sa
loon; Samuel and Nettie Greenfield,
1610 W. Division st.
64 W. Erie st, house of ill-fame;
Max Provus, 738 N. Clark st.
1925 W. Madison st, disorderly sa
loon; Myer Pollock and Harry Berko
witz, 13 N. Ada st
410 S. State st, house of ill-fame;
fee: Lucy A. Simms, wife of William
E., and Kenneth D. Alexander, Spring
Station, Ky.; leased to David Mayer,
39 S. LaSalle st
9 E. 18th st, second floor, house
of ill-fame, Samuel A. McWilliams,
3456 Michigan av.
CIVIC LEAGUE TO MEET
Miss Mary E. McDowell and Har
riet Vittum are to be the speakers at
a Town Meeting of the Third Ward
Civic League to be held at the
Shakespeare School, Friday, Oct 23,
8 p. m.