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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 03, 1916, NOON EDITION, Image 12',
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Ham Lewis is in again.
Now wants Roger Sullivan and
Gov. Dunne to pick Chicago post
master. But why, Ham, why?
What have SullivarKand Dunne got
to do with the postoffice?
Say, Doc Evans, why not take a
day off and examine the Trib's edi
Something is sure the matter with
it, or them.
Judge Tuthill having backed up on
that Bacon decision, poor old Bill
Shakespeare can roll over in his
grave and go to sleep again.
In the meantime, more people are
interested in Fred Stone's funny
business in "Chin-Chin."
Fred isn't dead. That's where he
has it on both Bacon and Shakes
peare. Guess we'll have jack-pot judges
any way it goes.
The candidates so far have been
handpicked by Thompson, Deneen,
Brundage and Sullivan.
Yet some folks think the people
pick their own judges.
About all the voters have to pick
when the bosses get through is their
Having heard a few Illinois law
yers cheer, T. R. thinks he knows
what the people of middle west want
W. J. B. might tell Teddy that
cheers don't always turn into votes.
Mexico has nothing on Chicago.
Chief detectives here change of
tener than provisional presidents in
Former students of Wm. Thurston
Brown and of Y. M. C. A. organizing
high school class under Prof. Tobin
son at Workers' Institute, 920 S. Ash
Monthly banquet of Chicago Single
Tax club to be held Fit eve. at Audi
torium hotel. J. J. Pastoria, tax
com'r, Houston, Tex., to talk on the
Jiouston system of taxation.
T AFFIDAVITS SECURED TO LET
CHICAGO KNOW TRUTH
Mrs. G. M. Mathes, president of the
Woman's Church Federation, says
the affidavits concerning the dance
halls were not secured for the mere
purpose of punishing anybody, but
to let the people of Chicago know the
truth about liquor and dance halls.
The main purpose of the Federa
tion is to secure the passage of an j)
ordinance preventing the sale of
liquor where there is dancing.
"Our young people should have
recreation and plenty of it," said Mrs.
Mathes to The Day Book, "but we
want to eliminate as much as possible
the physical and moral danger in con
nection with recreation. It is the
children of the working class and not
those of the rich who are most ex
posed to danger, and these we want
to safeguard without interfering with
A conference was held Monday by
Mrs. Mathes, Mrs. Joseph T. Bowen,
Rev. Dr. Boynton and Sup't Davis of
the Anti-Saloon league.
An ordinance will be prepared and
introduced in council. The women of
the various organizations will visit
Mayor Thompson some day this week
to urge upon him the necessity of an
ordinance separating liquor-selling
from dancing and urging the en
forcement of the law.
Berlin. Town hall at Lille, France,
one of most famous structures of its
kind in Europe, totally destroyed by
Thompson, Conn. Spurned by the
daughter of his employer, John El
liott, farm hand, shot and killed the
young woman, Miss Zybil Pettis, and
her father, Burt Pettis. . A
Mahwah, N. J. "We don't care
what happens now, . we have put
away the highest-priced chicken of
any colored family here," said Jen-
nings brothers when held for the
grand jury on a charge of stealing 12
prize Houdan fowls. The ate one.,
bird valued at $25. . 'J