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Buck's motion to change rules was
beaten by 39 to 24.
Council recommended $238,000 be
spent by special parks commission
for equipment of 43 playgrounds next
to public schools.
Committees named to investigate
liquor traffic, to honor Jane Adams,
to consider a Chicago emblem or flag.
Redistricting of wards on basis of
1914 school census will be taken up
by judiciary committee, through Law
ley resolution passed.
ALLIES WILL BLOCK GERMAN
U. S. SHIP PLANS .
London, July 13. The allies, it is
reliably stated today, would not con
sent to any arrangement between
Germany and the United States by
which interned German liners would
resume their sailings uiider the Amer
ican flag with a German-American
understanding that they carry no
contraband to England.
Cable dispatches from the Berlin
bureau of the United Press, renortine
that the German foreign office had"!
approved such a proposal excited
keen interest in official circles today.
But it was the unanimous opinion
that both the British and French for
eign offices would state flatly to
Washington, if such a proposal were
formally made, that it could not be
entertained by the allies.
EDISON WILLING TO HELP U. S.
Washington, July 13; Official no
tification that Thomas A. Edison will
serve gladly on a civilian board of
naval invention and development
reached Sec'y Daniels today.
M. R. Hutchinson, the inventor's
personal representative, presented
the latter's acceptance. Edison, he
said, had refrained from offering his
services in the past, but now felt that
he was called on to perform a sacred
duty for the country he loves and will
send a letter in a few days, expressing
his appreciation of the honor the sec
retary has conferred upon him.
First Farmer My son jist returned
from college up state. He's right
smart, I reckon. He said now that
his eddicatlon was complete, he'd hev
ter take a look around fer a broad
field of endeavor.
Second Farmer Yes, and what '
did you say?
First Farmer Why, I says to him,
John, there's that ten-acre corn
field you kin hev that all to yourself!
LET'S MOVE TO SAYVILLE
Sayville, L. I. Over 100 cases of
pineapples washed up by ocean here.
No one knows where they came from.
Half populace now watching beach
for sugar with which to preserve the
MOVE FOR LABOR PEACE
Movement on foot to settle all build
ing trades tribulations. Contractors
would like to make peace with elec
tricians and painters,
In the center of Kildine, an island
in the German ocean, is a curious
lake. The surface of its waters is
quite fresh and supports fresh water '
creatures, but deep down it is as salty
as the greatest depths of the sea and
salt water fish live In it.