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streets and alleys and has spent last '
year's Income. He is now planning
to spend the traction money for a
subway. Maybe this means "safety"
for the trusts, b perhaps it means
that it would be "safety first" focihe
people to vote against him.
I don't understand why Chicago
should spend over $4,000,000 on the
Michigan avenue link -when it will
only benefit about 5 per cent of the
Chicago population and the 95 per
cent who derive no benefit thereby
will have to pay the principal and in
terest. It would be bejter to have
spent this money for a. bus line
whereby the 95 per cent of the people
would benefit. A Constant Reader.
THE GRAIN GAMBLERS. r-Who
is going to be the man of the hour, to
help the sufferings of the poor-workr
ers? How many consider hoW they"
suffer with low wages and bread at 6
cents per loaf?
The nation is now facing one of.
the most serious problems of Jffe,
when the workers rise up against
Who made wheat jump up?
Who and why was 10,OQO,T)OO bush
els bought one dayjast week?
Why were men driven, from the
gallenes of the great gambling den
Talk of one monarch ruling; gen
tlemen, we have five, and you know
who they axe. Every one of them id
interested in the Board of Trade spec
ulations. If gambling is forbidden then, Mr.
Man, close this joint Until actual
sales can be accounted for. More
wheat was raised last year and bet
ter crops fhan ever before. Yet look
where fooefotuff has soared too.
More wheat was sold than will
ever be raised in. 1915-
You gentlemen who vote this year
look before you leap.
This same old story "I won't vote
fot him; he has not -one chance In a
thousand" will never get him in
office. How many of you voted for a
man because you thought he would
win and your vote was not lost?
Have you given a promising man a
chance? If you expect to cut this
price on foodstuff and get a raise in
salary, wake up! Arthur L. Paynter,
4933 S. Fifth av.
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H. Percy Ward will lacture at
Y P. S. L. hall, Kimball and Belle
Plalne avs., Thursday eve., Feb. 11,
on "Ihd God Make Man or "Man Make
Wm. Thurston Brown, Jecturer of
Modern Schoolleague, will give first
of series of three talks .on sex prob
lem Sun. nightt Feb. lat Colonial
hall, 20 W. Kandolph. Subject"Se
cret of Happiness In, Marriage."
Prohibitionists will hold Lincoln
birthday celebration Fri. eve., at Kim
ball cafe 116 Wi Monroe. Several
noted "dry" leaders will speak.
Gladstone alumni will meet at
Gladstone school hall tonight
The annual dance of Chicago
Newsboys Union will be held- Sun--day"
Feb. 14, afternoon and evening,
at W. Chicago club, 121 S. Throop.
- Prof. Jerome Hall, Raymond, Pa
cific "U." will deliver stereoptlcon lec
ture Sunday 11 p. m at Oak, theater.
Western and Armitage.
SAYINGS OF MR. MOUSE
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