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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 04, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 25',
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says Mrs. Gilnian, "while you are do
ing the housework and be absolutely
certain that no harm is coming to
her. Even if she falls forward it
can't hurt. The wooden handle keeps
it off the floor a foot all around.
There's nothing you can't do with
baby in a Dickenagen, from taking
her across a forest trail to putting
her upon the shelf out of the way."
FINANCE COMMITTEE HARD AT
IT CUTTING THINGS DOWN
In one of the committee rooms of
the city hall is seated a little body
of men working from early morning
till late at night eliminating and cut
ting down dows of imposing figures.
These men compose the finance com
mittee of the city council and after
working all day yesterday they dis
covered that another cut of $4,000,
000 will have to be made on the bed-
get if the city wishes to avert bank
ruptcy in 1915.
At present the assets are $25,378,
872 and the liabilities $29,428,872.
A little more than a year ago New
York found itself in the same situa
tion and when a committee from teh
council asked the bankers tto buy an
other bond issue they found them
ready to do so only under terms
which practically gave them the pow
er to distate the city's financial
Today Chicago is on the verge of
being compelled to do likewise and
the finance board will once again re
view the budget in an effort to save
the city's credit.
OUT GOES HEAVY TRAFFIC
According to the decree of the mil
lionaire members of the South Park
board, Michigan boulevard will be
closed to heavy traffic today.
Complaints from many automobil
ists, some of them wealthy and influ
ential, are believed to have caused
the board to take action. Former J
Mayor Busse prevented the park I
board from closing the driveway five j
jfears ago. 1
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