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BRITISH SHOP GIRLS LEARN HOW TO FIGHTi
FIRES AND RESCUE VICTIMS
A few of the girls employed in a large Norwich factory", who have
formed themselves into a fire brigade, the original organization having
been sorely depleted of its male members by enlistment. The girls are
taught how to carry the rescued and th photograph shows them carrying!
human beings over their shoulders.
JOLT FOR DRAINAGE BD. HEAD
Pres. Smyth of the drainage board
took the count yesterday.' He now
holds title to an empty office, for the
board yesterday voted in a new set
of rules which, only leaves him the
power of veto.
Following this action they over
rode his veto by a vote of 8 to 1 on
the most important question before
the board in months that of voting
a $8,000,000 bond issue to further
NANCE FOR ANTI-TREATING
Aid. Nance chairman of the coun
cil health comittee, has written to
London for data regarding the anti
treating law now in force there. The
alderman believes the law should be
enforced here because of the liber
ality of Chicagoans.
Anyway, the mother who does raise
her boy to be a soldier may have her
ambition gratified. Some of 'em raise
their boys, to be-presidentar ,