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out what the jitneys can do to relieve
the overcrowding of street' cars I
don't care what sort of opposition or
influence the traction companies
bring to bear on this, I shall try to go
through with it.
"Deals involving millions and mil-
P lions of dollars are to be acted on.
Reorganizations of public service cor
porations are under way. When I
say I am against these corporations
I mean I am first of all with' the peo
ple in every effort the people want
made to stop anything the public
utilities want which is not for the
"I believe in this town. I want to
' see it grow and I want to see the peo
ple here have every chance of com
munity life by which they can devel
op. Housing conditions, transporta
tion conditions, industrial conditions
which stunt the bodeis of people, I
am against- I want more play space
and more room for recreation of ev
"From the information I have
about the Mandel department store
subway it proposes to place people
at work under conditions where they
j. can't-grow and develop the way they
ought to. If I find on investigation
that improper air and improper
health conditions were to be present
in the basement of a State street de
partment store I would not hesitate
about making a fight against that.
' "I go into the city hall not bossed
5 from any direction except'that of the
GOT RICH THRO' CUPID
JfJ New York. "Cupid's chapel" in
6 the city hall, 'used by aldermen to
E marry couples in a hurry, was abol
H ishel because, it was alleged, three
Jry Tammany aldermen had grown rich
yj from fees.
j. EVERY DOG HAS HIS DAY
New York. Allen Wallace, wealthy
but unbalanced, hired special cook
French women working as street'
car conductors in Paris. 6
Community memorial meeting in
honor of Charles Richmond Hender-?
son will be held at Auditorium the-,
ater, Sunday, April 11.
"Is the,"Ethics4of Jesus Possible if
Desirable?" is 'subject of lecture by1
William 'Thurston 'Brown at Colonial
hall, 20 W. Randolph st.:Sunday,Nat
8p.m. " ' ' '
0 0 , i
New"Ydrk. Captain and six of the
crew of- schooner Hzzfe J3., Willey
broueht into Dart bv steamer which .
rescued them, south of Cape Hateras,
3 ireiana and
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