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' cannot accuse us of being afraid to
vote now, for we have placed our
selves on record for or against far
more important matters than this.
We expect to place you on record
soon with a series $f ordinances of
progressive legislations which are
being prepared now."
Alderman Block attempted to gain
the approval of the plan of the small
parks commission to dispose of the
bond issue in providing playgrounds
' Aid. Capitain asked that the bill be
"How many of the proposed play
grounds are in your ward?" he was
asked by Aid. Krause.
"Two, if I remember rightly," was
"I suppose that this is the reason
for your interest in this order," said
Krause. TTou, as a former member
of this commission, should know the
crying need of small playgrounds in
the congested districts. I move that
the matter be deferred until next
The motion was carried.
Other things the council did:
Ordered streets and alleys commit
tee to probe report that McGarry
Paving Co. failed to live up to con
tract in paving territory bounded by
71st, 75th and Cottage Grove and
St. Lawrence avs.
Authorized the sale of $4,076,000
of bonds at 96 per cent of their value.
Sent to judiciary committee Aid.
Merriam's order uring the mayor not
to appoint or reappoint to the school
board any person who does not fa
vor council investigation. Merriam
brought this order before the schools
committee and says he received a
tentative promise from the men of
their support if it was introduced to
the city council. They double-crossed
him and asked that it be referred
back to the committee. He called it
an outrageous procedure and asked
that it be placed on file rather than
have it chloroformed in committees.
His motion was overruled.
TELEGRAPH BRIEFS .
Bedford, Ind. Farris Hassan, a
Turk, killed John W. Fender, civil
war veteran while the latter was hiv
ing bees on Turk's property; run
down by a posse. After killing Wal
ter Brown, shot and killed self.
Topeka, Kas. No man can work
for state of Kansas and use liquor. A)
Gov. Capper outlined rules in letter w
to civil service board.
Springfield, il. Governor Dunne
signed death warrant of the tipping
trust in Illinois, the Merritt bill pro
hibiting leasing of any space in hotels
or other public buildings for so-called
Kansas Oity, Mo. Milo Packard,
brother of Gene Packard, Kawfed
pitcher, killing by lightning at home
near Helena, Ark.
Austin, Tex. As holiday gift Gov.
Ferguson will pardon about 20 con
victs on 4th of July.
Springfield, III. State auditor's of-1
fice issued call for condition of all
state banks at opening of business
Washington. Comptroller of cur
rency issued call for condition of na
tional banks at close of business
New York. Mrs. Grace Fox, 42,
wife of brother of Delia Fox, actress,
died of 20 stab wounds. Investigar
tion to determine murder or suicide.
Philadelphia. Mary Louise Wanr
amaker, daughter of Rodman Wana
maker and granddaughter of John
Wanamaker, married to Guernee
Munn, Washington, yesterday.
New York. Wm. P. H. Earle,
brother of Ferdinand Pinney Earle,
"affinity" artist, sued by wife for di- A
vorce. Alleges he has two affinities
Warren, O. Engineer Louie Love
land, Cleveland, killed 'and Fireman
Robert Olson seriously injured when
Erie passenger train went into ditch
Davenport, la. John Pasconelles,
Chicago, drowned in Mississippi river
near Campbell's island while banning,