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ONF CENT-THE DAY BOOK-ONE CENT
CRY FOR . SWIMMING HOLES
RUSHES I. C. TO ACTION
More places to swim the lake
front for pjeople instead of the I. C.
railroad these old issues were up in
new form today before railroad ter
minals committee of city council to
day. One alderman after another went
on record against the latest dicker of
the I. C. until all the members of the
committee had called the turn except
Aldermen Ellis Geiger and Henry TJt
patel. Geiger and Utpatel stood together
asking that the committee should
join with the South Park board in a
petition to the war dep't handing on
a platter to the I. C. what it wants
which is the right to fill in the lake
and make land for itself from lt2h
street to 51st street. This" would efld
with the I. C. owning a strip of land
from 200 to 1,100 feet wide and
worth millions of dollars. The South
Park board, four members of which
are millionaires "appointed to. their
places by the circuit judges of Cook
county, has already worked out a
contract and is ready to hand the
I. C. what it wants.
John F. Wallace, engineer to the
terminals committee, said it's clear
an attempt is being made to push
over the L C. deal because the hun
p r of the people for more swimming
places came out so strong this sum
mer. Aldermen Littler, Block, Healy,
Lipps, Merriam and Schwartz 'all
voiced challenges of the Gelger-Ut
patel arguments. The resoolution
came from the city council, where
it was introduced by Geiger.
Cornwall, N. Y. Joseph Krill was
so pleased to hear of nnssing wne s
death that he gave banquet to his
21st Ward branch of Woodrow
Wilson Independent league will meet
8 p. m., Wed., Oct. 4, at 1016 N. Dear
born st Members urged to come.
Also any men and women desiring
Dr. W. A. Evans, former health
commissioner of Chicago will talk on
"Eugenics," before Lawndale Civic
Center, Wed. eve., Oct. 4, at Venetian
room of Douglas Park auditorium,
Ogden and Kedzie.
13th ward Socialist party meets to
night at Kedzie hall.
Douglas Park Y. P. S. L. hold meet
Thurs. at 3317 W. 12th. Also farmer
dance, Sat, Oct 7, at Lawndale hall,
between Trumbull and Ogden.
Musical Instrument Makers' Local
100 of Metal Polishers' International
union announce they are still on
strike. International union has sign
ed up with concerns in other cities,
but not in Chicago.
Semi-monthly meet of Christian
Socialist Fellowship, which was to be
held in room 601, Masonic Temple,
on Oct 8, will be postponed to Oct
22 at 2:45 p. m.
Wallace's. fall dance, Sat, Oct 7,
8 p. mv at Sans Souci ballroom, 61st
and Cottage Grove.
NEW YORK STOCKS. Price
moovements irregular. Market fair
o o '
Lexington, Ky. Posse shot and
killed Roy Dickson, kidnapper of 12-year-old
Fair tonight and probably Thurs
day; cooler Thursday afternoon or
night; gentle to moderate south to.
southwest winds becoming variable
Thursday. Temperature Tuesday"
High, 79; low, 57. '