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EXTRA! MUCH EYESIGHT" IS
SAVED BY ACT OF GlRL WHO
USED TO WIGGLE ABOUT
Revenee is Bweet. and a girl who
amused ten-cent sports with her
oriental dancing at a -South State
' street palace, and who believes in a
flftv-flftv nlav for all dancers who in
vade Chicago, is enjoying consider
Some so-called reformers and
"iroodv-eoodv folks DUt the kibosh on
this particular, or perhaps not very
particular, young laay irom staging
her every little movement ,nas u
meaning f its own" dance before
wide-eyed Chicago youths.
And then she heard that Maud" A1-;
lan was coming to Chicago to.play
at Cohan's Grand in "Salome." So
she placed a kick with the folks who
had acted against her.
A little note was written to -Mrs.
James G. Boor, chairman of the com-
mittee'' on. morals- of the Woman's
Church Federation. It read in part:
, "I suppose you will let Maud Allan
put on her dances because shejjlays
to. a $2 house. They are the same
dances which I learned from her for
which I was put out of business."
Mrs. Boor took up the Maud Allan
dances with Chief of Police Healey.
Friday before a meeting of her com-,
mittee she announced that the ban
had been passed. So there is another
little girl who won't be able to do the
eyes. "And her name Is Maud."
Miss Allan's manager announced,
when she failed to appear, that she
had strained tendons in her legs. Just
think of the muscles in the big blue
and brown eyes that are saved from
straining, though.'' (
MILITIA MAN MAY BE TOSSED
INTO STREET BACK IN RENT
R. B. Roberts, a postal clerk,
marched away from his wife and two
babies when the militia went to Mex
ico. While he was gone his pay at
the postoffice stopped... .Bfljaqcu-,
mulated. He has been trying hard
to catch up. He's been paying his
rent two weeks at a time. Now H. T.
Norcutt, real estate dealer, 1007 E.
43d st, says he's going to toss Rob
erts,, his wife and two babies out into
the street unless he pays his rent
monthly and in advance.
O'CONNELL PROBES REPORTS
OF COAL HOLDUP
Chairman W. L. O'Connell, public
utilities com'n, has been told by six
investigators working on living cost
quiz that 108 carloads of coal are be
ing held in the Glen yad of the Chi
cago & Alton road "awaiting recon
sighment by coal brokers." Some of
the cars have been held there since
Nov. 5. O'Connell is suspicious that
they are being held until the price of
coal reaches its top mark.
More than 200 carloads of coal
have been standing in the Wildwood
yards of the Illinois Central since
Nov. 7, vawaiting reconsignment"
Panoramic photographs of the coal
cars were handedO'Connell witff the
report. Eight hundred cars nf
were in the Wildwood yards and over
4uu in the Glen yards when -the pho
tos were taken
O'Connell received informatinn
that the coal gamblers were tipped off
w uiraugauuu tuiu were ue
ginningto move the cars to other lo
calities.where thev will ha haW nntn
higher prices can be obtained.
SCHOOL GiRLS LOUD LEGS GET'
Denver, Colo;, Nov. 25. "Old
Sock" day has proven failure In
North- Denver high school. Twenty
four girl students todav are rperet-
ting attempt to inaugurate custom
oi mismatea stociungs.
HoslervdisDlaved was entirelv inn
dazzlins: to meet aDnroval of tfiH.nhp.rs
and girls were given day's vacation
to cnange tneir socks.
The new stvles in hoserv met with
enthusiastic approval of boy stu