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Oregon, compared with the scores of
Syracuse against the good teams of
the east, should throw a bright light
on the situation.
The game probably will serve to
give football in the northwest the
greatest boost it has-eyer had and
may open the eyes of folksTwho think
that only in the east is the pinnacle
of gridiron efficiency reached.
WAR NURSE TO FIGHT ON FOR
. & '
She came home from the war zone,
where she had been nursing the
wounded, to battle for women's suf
frage in her native Pennsylvania.
Now that the voters have turn down
the cause this rich Philadelphia girl
will stay here and continue the battle
for another election.
ANOTHER CASE OF USELESS
ARRESTS MADE BY COPS
Robert Caldwell and six other lads
were arrested Saturday night The
charge against them was loitering on
the public streets at a late hour of
the night, and after two nights and a
day in filthy police cells they were
brought into the boys' court Monday
Three police officers were there to
testify against the boys, who were
colored and whose ages ranged from
18 to 21.
The testimony of the owcers was
that the boys were taken out of a
poolroom where fifty men and boys,
were playing pool and were not taken
nff the street They were nicked out
because the three cops knew them
and had ordered them to keep out or
"By what right did you order them
to keep out of that or any other
neighborhood?" asked Public De
fender Wm. Feather. "There is no
ordinance prohibiting them from
being on any street in the city of
Chicago as long as they are not vio
lating the law. How did you come to
pick on these boys?"
Another cod steDned up. "They
are dangerous fellows," he said in an
aside to the ass't states attorney.
"The Doolroom owner is afraid of
them so we pinched them."
"One of them works there," said
the public defender.
"Yes," said the third cop, "but he
got his job because the man that
owns the poolroom was afraid of
"Good way to get a job," said Judge
Trude. "Discharged." And seven
boys in the lockup from Saturday
night, charged with being on the pub
lic streets, but nicked out of a nool-
iroom, were turned loose to ponder