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PLUG FOR BULLY BOULEVARD
BETWEEN CHI. AND MILWAUKEE
Folks who have automobiles will
probably be more interested in this
than anybody else.
Hundreds of Sheridan road en
thusiasts, lead by Gov. Dunile and
Edwin L. Lobdell, president of the
Sheridan Road ass'n, toured in autos
from Michigan blvd. to the Illinois
Wisconsin state line Tuesday after
noon, met Gov. E. O. Phillipp of Wis
consin, who came from Milwaukee,
and then held ceremonies that are
expected to lead in- betterment of
the roads between this city and the
Ati the state line a banner reading
was stretched and then Miss Eliza
beth Lyon of Waukegan and Miss
Margaret Jeffry of Kenosha brought
scissors into play and trimmed out
the "bad roads" part of the sign.
Gov. Phillipp and Pres. Lobdell
spoke. Then the crew of road boost
ers from towns all along the line sat
in on a grub fest
What is really wanted by the road
enthusiasts is the finest intercity
boulevard in the country to run be
tween Milwaukee and Chicago.
TtfT" TANK CAR.
MY ONE BEST REASON FOR
VOTING FOR WILSON
By Edward F.JDunne, Gov. of Illinois.
I am going to vote for Pres. Wil
son's re-election and believe the
great majority of my fellow citizens
will do likewise.
The paramount reason which ac
tuates me, and which will actuate
my fellow citizens to vote for Pres.
Wilson, is that he has, despite the
cries of the jingo and the munition
manufacturer, kept his country at
peace with the whole world and has
preserved domestic industrial peace
during the whole of his administra
tion. His preservation' of the country
from war and industrial' chaos has
made this, country the most prosper
ous and contented counrry on the
face of the earth; He lias saved the
mothers and wives of the land from
distress and widowhood.'
Under Pres. Wilson's administra
tion we are maintaining- happy
homes and a prosperous citizenship.
International or domestic industrial
war would have changed all this.
MAYOR THOMPSON SOAKED $500
VIOLATES NAVIGATION LAWS
Pined as a tfetty lawbreaker, Mayor
Wm. Hale Thompson owed the gov
ernment $500 today after a hearing
was ,held inrMilwaukee, in which the
operation of his yacht was termed a
most flagrant violation of navigation
Thompson was stopped at Green
Bay, Wis., upon a recent cruise and
federal authorities haled him Into
the courts because his yacht had no
life preservers, pilot rules, whistle,,
bell, foghorn or fire extinguishers.
William Brockway Ryder, age two,
at Los Angeles, is his mother's broth
er, legally speaking. He was adopt
ed by .his mother's foster parents, Mr.
and Mrs. T. L. Brockway, of San Pe
dro, so he has the same legal father
and mother as his mother.