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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 14, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 10',
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and on tap for the political party wise i up women by passing the federal
enough to see the advantage of lining I amendment for woman suffrage.
Valentine for Rep. E. W. Pou of North Carolina, an opponent of woman
suffrage. His name is pronounced as if spelled "Pew."
TRACTION ENGINEERS BEGIN
Every phase of Chicago's transpor
tation problem will be considered by
the three engineers who are going to
1 compile a $200,000 report on what
Chicago needs in the way of subways,
, "L" extensions and traction routing.
! This morning they will sign the con
I tract with the city which guarantees
i them $30,000 each for their work.
Public hearings will be held on
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday in
, the committee rooms of the city hall.
, Representatives of civic organiza
, tions will tell the engineers what they
I think the people want in the way of
i better transportation service.
The engineers on the board are
Bion J. Arnold, who represents the
city in person and the Chicago Sur
face lines in spirit, according to Aid.
Block, and Robert Ridgeway and
Win B. Persons of New York.
CAPTAIN, CALL THE FIRING
SQUAD AND SHOW NO MERCY!
Father (gazing on his last dollar)
''Money has wings and house rents
make it fly," he said.
"Yes," said his 15-year-old son,
"and some houses have wings, for
I've seen many a house fly."
"You're smarter than you old dad,
may be, my. son, but I always thought
that no part of a house except the
Pit ponies of one of the English
mines were brought to the surface
when, the miners stopped work some
weeks ago. Not one of the animals
had seen daylight since it was first
taken into the mines, some as long
as 20 year ago. All of them werg
bewildered and many were as fright
ened as though they had been depos
ited on a new planet.
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