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ourselves, why this a yellow council."
The reports of the judiciary and
finance committees were approved
by a vote of 44 to 20 and 42 to 22.
There was little debate when a re
port of the finance committee was
adopted asking the mayor to remove
Capt. Percy Coffin and Joseph Geary
of the civil service commission and
to request State's Att'y Hoyne to in
vestigate their actions.
Aid. Buck introduced a resolution
asking the judiciary committee to
find means to reduce the mayor and
the department heads 'to a state of
respect for the mandal.es of the coun
cil. The resolution said a state of
rebellion exists' in the city government
BILLIE BURKE WILL GET $150,000
FOR TWENTY WEEKS WORK
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Dame Rumor, strengthened with
a dash of corroboration, has It that
Miss Burke, one of the most popu
lar idols of the American .stage, is
to receive the rather insignificant
pittance of $150,000 for distinguished
bravery and daring in facing a bat
tery of "movie" cameras for twenty
NOYES JEWELS STOLEN CRIME
CARNIVAL IS ON
From $30,000 to $50,000 worth of
antique jewelry, comprising the Ida
E. M. Noyes collection, were gotten,
from the Art institute at 2 a. m., to
day, apparently by a lone robber. The
thief entered by sliding down a rope
from a skylight The watchman was
out of the room but five minutes, but
in that time the thief wormed his
way through the dark room filled
with counters and picked out the
most valuable exhibit in the room.
He left 12 fingerprints on the case.
Frank Larrison, cashier for the E.
H. Sargent & Co., 125 W. Lake st,
had a $600 payroll taken from his
pocket while on a Broadway car.
The police crime squad has been
ordered to keep an especially sharp
watch tonight A big snowstorm
generally brings an increase of crime,
as it is easier for auto bandits and
footpads to make a getaway.
WHY WE DON'T KEEP RIGHT ON
Why do we stop growing in size'
after w.e are 21 ? A Young Reader.
Nature gives us about 21 years ia
which to grow up. Until we are 21
the myriad tiny cells which make up
the human body have the power of,
taking nourishment into themselves
and so becoming larger and then di
viding themselves into other cells.
This power of growth is limited,
however, by what we call the law of;
No matter how much food you:
take or how much exercise the law
of growth prevents the cells from
increasing in size and from becoming
more numerous than the size-limit
set by the law of growth.
A southwestern paper answering a
question about high and low record
cotton prices said that in 1866 the
highest price was 52 cents and the
lowest 32 cents, while since that
time cotton has dropped as low asj
1 5 6-16 cents in 189J8. A
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