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nce'd a loop district and we should not
permit it to exist and, lastly, that
The Day Book space is too valuable
to give more than passing notice to
the bunk, of this so-called "business
man." J. P.
FINANCIAL TANGLE OF AUTO
PHONE IN BAD WAY
... After millions of dollars were paid
in by "goats" in Chicago, Illinois and
the United States in general to the
stock and bond jobbers of La' Salle
St., Chicago, for securities in the
Automatic telephone system, the
property is on the way to tax title
ownership. John W. Becker & Co.,
real estate firm at 68 W. Washington,
yesterday bought a tax certificate of
County Treasurer Stuckart for $59,
923. Purchase was made by J. R.
Clink as agent, and former owners
must pay him 25 per cent interest
from date of sale to date of redemp
tion if they want to run the Auto
v The Chicago Telephone Co. is sit--ting
easy watching the Automatic go
to rot. There have been times when
it looked like a possible competitor,
forcing the Bell company to better
service and lower rates: The Public
Ownership league is still considering
what chances there may be for Chi
cago to get hold of the Automatic
and run penny phone service. lust
now, however, the financial tangle tf
the property is worse than in years.
HELP KAPLANAND SCHMIDT
The. Raincoat Makers' local 621
"sent $10, a second donation for the
defense of Kaplan 'and Schmidt In
kos Angeles. A petition signed by
every member is also being forward
ed for their defense.
London- Premier Asquith will ask
house of commons to vote additional
$2,000,000,000 war loan. This would
'make 1916 total $8,750,000,000.
Harrisburg, Pa. Central Iron and
Steel Co. gives 10 per cent increase
In wages to 1,200 men.
Billy Sunday says the colleges are
rotten, and now collegians are won
dering which is the rottenest
How about the electoral college?
An eastern genius has discovered a
method of taking the ink off news
papers. That's great lope. Now every
reader can be his or her own censor.
The German-Alistro-Hungarian Re
lief society is Hashing oodles of coin
to Central Europe by wireless for re
That's the way money usually goes
in a flash.
Johnny Powers says a former fa
mous Cub boss is again going to
manage the Bruins. Weeghman says
vnot a Chance. Somebody's a pre
varicator. Society went to the Stock Show
lawst evening and everybody had a
swell time but the horses.
Being a bondsma'n these days is
not inuch of a profitable business.
State's Att'y Hoyne has sued 19 of
them as result of escapes.
Our advice is that you leave them
on whether it gets cold or stays
warm. And even in spite of the itch.
This is rather an off season for
fishing, but it looks as if Judge
Landis has landed a crew of sharks.
Loan sharks in this case.
Shoe-making concerns threaten to
close up shop unless some relief in
the price of leather comes soon.
Oh for those good old school-kid
days when we used to go bare-footed.
Chas. P. Trevelyon, author, has
written Pres. Wilson that Britons
are sick of war.
We've got a hunch that the men
in the trenches, of all lands, were sick
of war before they got into it
As a general thing, land is being
made by the recession of the sea
along the east coast of America,
while it is being cut away on the
west coast of Europe.