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AND NOW WE HAVE SUGAR IN
Mrs. W. E. Reynolds of New York,
who has been conducting experi
ments on a process to color sugar
without destroying the quality of its
flavor. While in Honolulu recently
she discovered certain dyes which she
believes will serve her purpose in pro
ducing brilliant-hued squares of
sugar as a table novelty. She is en
thusiastic over'the possibility of serv
ing sugar in keeping with the color
scheme of her diningroom.
TODAY IN ILLINOIS HISTORY
March 31, 1831. Jonathan N.
Bailey was appointed the first post
master of Chicago.
According to the census, Pennsyl
vania last year had 7,X)00 women
farmers. In Georgia during the last
three years the number of women
farmers has more than doubled. The
majority of the women go in for rais
ing hogs, cattle -and foodstuffs.
DEPRIEST SAYS ALDERMEN ARE
Oscar DePriest, the mayor's col
ored follower from the 2d ward,
wants his pay as alderman increased
from $3,000 to $3,500 a year.
"Aldermen should be paid $5,000,"
he contends. "Look at the county
commissioners. They get $3,600
and they don't work as hard as we
do." DePriest appeared before the
finance committee ofthe council
yesterday to boost for the raise.
"We have passed on this before,"
said Aid. Sitts. "We have cut the
pay of other city employes, so we
should not raise our own."
DePriest says 39 aldermen have
pledged themselves to vote for the
CIVIC COMMITTEE WANTS FAIR
PROBE OF SANITARIUM
Business men and professional
men, 100 of them, are going to ask
permission from Mayor Thompson
for a "disinterested, nonpartisan,
thorough investigation, to be re
peated as often as it is necessary,"
into the affairs of the Municipal Tu
berculosis Sanitarium, which they
think is menaced by spoils politicians
who are willing to sacrifice efficiency
and economy for jobs.
The present headquarters of this
committee is in the Union League
club. A committee is going to be
present at the investigation into the
affairs of the sanitarium, which will
be resumed in the offices of the civil
service commission tomorrow morning.
TWO HUNDRED ON STRIKE AT
RYAN CAR WORKS
Strike on at the Ryan Car Works
in Hegewisch. Two hundred work
ers went out when denied increase in
wages. Men not yet organized.
W. M. Ryan, president of the com
pany, living at 4845 Kenwood avM
gave out statement to press that men
were making big money and didn't
need to strike. Tribune printed it.-