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dary line have not paid taxes for
Frances Weiss, 18, 3323 N. Hoyne
av., seryant, killed by gas escaping
Building cdrnmittee of council to
meet next Friday to take action on
proposed extension of fire limits. AD
arguments for and against heard.
Civil service commission of city
db planning to warn city ciyil serv
ice employes against political activ
ities. New hospital, to be known as the
Concordia Evangelical Lutheran hos
pital, will be erected at Haddon and
Kedzie av. To cost $100,000.
Two tugs rescued steamers Ala
bama and Arizona from clutches of
ice. Other steamers still out in lake
lying off ice pack.
Total amount collected to date by
German-Austro-Hungarian Relief so
ciety amounts to $121,000. Spend
less than 1 per centio collect funds.
PROBE OF HIGH WHEAT AND
BREAD COST ADVANCES
The government investigation of
the high bread and wheat cost has
advanced along two lines.
Federal agents are working on the
theory that there is an atempt to cor
ner the wheat market Whether the
speculators are in a. band or one
man is behind the rise, they have re
fused to state. IL" S.. Att'y Clyne is
conducting the quiz.
"The group ot operators who are
trying to' corner wheat were re-enforced
by several other men this aft
ernoon after the board of -trade clos
ed," said Mr. Clyne,. "431 are keep-1
ing mighty quiet about it, but our in
vestigators are checking on their op
erations and I am receiving addition
al figures from the Department of
At the other end the affair Clyne la
working to see if 6-cent bread is a ,
grab by the bakers. Thompson, I
Weeghman and other restaurant '
owners have been asked to appear ,
and tell Clyne what they knoij about
the flour market
Many of the bakers, large and
small, will come before Clyne today
and Monday to explain their conten- ;
tion that the 6-cent loaf of bread
was inevitable. ' (i
RIP VAN CHICAGO!
By H. M. Cochran
The car strap put the "C" in cussf
it's made falks ma'ke an awful fuss,
we all know that is true. Who likes
to stand out in the aisle, get jostled
every little while? Not me; 111 Set
not you. The pleasure in the hang
ing game will put no mind in happy
frame. There's nothing doing there.
Why pull your arms all out Qf gear?
Why fill your two pet corns with
fear? You have to have a care.
If man is filled with gallantry, well
say for instance you or me, our seat
we'll give away to woman who lis
standing near. .It's nice to act like
"such a dear." But it shouldn't ba
that way. We always ought to find
a car with seats for every one by far,
so we could all sit down. And really
get our nickel's worth. Say, is there
any place on earth, where riders do
nbt frown? '
Why, sure there is, I'd name the
best But nearly every town out-west
is standing in. that rank. The rider
there, he nevet cusses, 'cause he
rides in jitney busses, they've brought
cheer to the crank.
So I repeat, "why hang all day?"
when you can all just ride the way
the folks do On th coast Inside the ftA
air is oiin. K. The husas are al lkent 1,
that way. You neither freeze nor
But way outiere in Windy Chi, the
street cars go a-saillng by. We wish
we had a Krupp The coast has got
the laugh on us and aubecause of
jitney jbus. way- ooa i, oia uni
Ceylon has 60,000,000 cocoanut