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A COMMON SIGHT IN WAR ZONE
"Shot-torn villages are a common sight in the war zone,
stunt in Gerberviller." Robert Minor.
Here is a
ELEVATED MEN GET COIN DUE
THEM FROM JUNE ON
The elevated railroads are coming
across with a compulsory Christmas
gift to their men. The auditing de
partment, working on the payroll for
weeks, has finally checked up the
amount due each man affected by
the recent increase granted by the
arbitration board, which dates back
to last June.
Yesterday the Northwestern men
were paid, today the South Side op
erators will get their money, and to
morrow the West Side. The Oak
Park men will be paid on Monday.
The amount varies with the length
of service and the average raise per
man is about $6 a month.
THE DOPESTERS NAME SHOOP
John D. Shoop will be the next su
perintendent of schools, according to
the board of education dopesters. In
fact, to erase all doubt, Jacob Loeb,
who spends much of his time and
thought on how school board mem
bers will vote on this or that, says so.
"He has enough votes," declared
Loeb in a meeting of the school man
agement committee yesterday. That
is understood by those conversant in
school matters to mean that he will
be backed by the crowd that usually
votes Loeb's way.
Nearly one-third of the entire sur
face of the globe is covered hy the