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N D. COCHRAN
EDITOR AND PUBLISHER.
8W0 S. PBOItIA ST. CHICAGO. H.I
Tplpnhnnp? Editorial, Monroe 353
J eiftfjiurms cirenuti,,,,, Monroe 3S38
SUBSCRD?TION Br Carrier In Chi
cago. 30 cents a Month. By Mall.
United States and Canada, S3 00 a
Entered am second-class matter April
21. 1914. at the postofflce at Chicago,
lit, under the Act of March 3, 1879
others are looming tip in Baltimore
and Louisville. Both races should '
welcome a solution of the problem
which does not unduly humiliate
AND THEY TALK ABOUT "AMER- '
Here are some of the pet words of (
the British soldiers at the front, to
gether with their meaning:
Crumps A projectile. 1
Archibald Anti-aircraft gun.
Blightly England. r
Sekko Let me have a look.
Chel-lo Get out of the way.
o o r
SIGNS OF THE TIMES
Better Babies! r
Votes for Women!
WHAT A QUESTION
Dear Hong How can I learn to
understand the war maps? Gene.
(Don't ask us; write to Sam Lloyd.)
SCARCELY A SMELL!
COLOR SEGREGATION. This is
the substance of the St Louis ordi
nance requiring segregation of
whites and blacks:
Requires that blocks that are not
entirely "or part white and black"
shall remain so and no person of the
other race shall move 'in. Also,
where both races reside and one race
has more than 75 per cent majority.
the block shall be designated accord
ing to that majority and the other
races are prohibited from moving
into the block. This ordinance can
not be repealed by the aldermen un
til after a year and then only by a
two-thirds majority of the board. In
effect, SL Louis is trying out the
plan for a year.
The negroes of SL Louis are up in
armB and furiously contesting the
The SL Louis ordinance does not
segregate the blacks any more than
it does the white. It imposes- no ter
ritorial restrictions upon them. They
may reside in any portion of the city
where they are at present located in
numbers and the inference is that
such localities are those in which
they have elected and would elect to
Only in cities where the negro pop
ulation is equal, or almost equal, to
the white population can the prob
lem of social segregation be com
prehended. It is a big question. Dal
las has a segregation fight on and
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