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for a small share of prosperity. Can't
you see how war makes heroes of
Of course there are other things
to be said about war arid peace. I
have mentioned only a. few. I don't
want the argument to be all one
sided. Anyhow, I'm beginning to
thrill like a street car horse turned
out to pasture. But that may be be
cause I'm just getting over a bilious
attack and a bad cold.
COAL SHORTAGE THREATENS
Once more the city is skating near
the end of its coal supply and real
estate agents are claiming that coal
firms are holding out for high prices.
Unless more coal is brought in to
morrow many apartment houses will
be freezing was the declaration of
Louis Orr of H. G. Howard & Co.
CHICAGO AND THE WAR
600 members Ass'n of Commerce
pledged loyalty to U. S.
528 applied for citizenship papers
yesterday. Germans and Austrians
again in majority.
Socialists to hold peace mass meet
ing tonight at Hodcarriers' hall, Har
rison and Green sts. Several speak
ers. Woman's branch of Red Cross re
port that 500 Chicago women have
been signed up as volunteers in last
Horace L. Brand, editor of Illinois
Staats Zeitung, came out with
"America First" editoriaL
Young men of all nationalities in
rush to join army and navy. 600 re
cruited here since Tuesday. Many
Germans among recruits.
Wm. Schneider, Chicago, asked to
submit plans for invention to protect
United States coast line for 30 or 40
miles from shore.
John Bums, 75, veteran of war of
'64, begged chance to join army.
$75,000 withdrawn from postal
savings bank in last three days.
WHEREABOUTS OF MARJORIE
DELBRIDGE A MYSTERY
The whereabouts of Marjorie "Del
bndge, 14-year-old white girl who
was raised with negroes until the
juvenile court decided this " was
wrong and took her away, is as much
a mystery today as it was on the
night of Jan. 25, when she disap
peared from the home of Mrs. Louis
Brock, 6825 Cornell av.
Judge Bowles in the circuit court
questioned "Mammy" Camilla Jack
son yesterday, but the colored wom
an who raised Marjorie said she did
n't know where the girl was.
Marjorie was last seen, when she
went to the door of the Brock home
to bid "Mammy" good-by after her
aged friend had paid her a visit.
CAN TAKE OVER AUTOMATIC
If the voters of Chicago on a ref
erendum approve of the city owner
ship and operation of the Automatic
telephone'system then the city has a
clear and perfect right to go ahead
and operate, according to a legal
opinion of Assistant Corporation
Counsel Chester Cleveland.
Aid. Coughlin is sponsor for an or
dinance providing for municipal op
eration. He is working with Cleve
land on a redraft of it that will be
CONDUCTOR KILLED" BY CAR
Nils Westerlund, 1339 N. Ridgeway
av., conductor on Grand av. car, was
fatally hurt today while switching
his car on the Municipal pier. He did
not notice another car approaching
through the blinding snow. Both
legs were cut off. He died shortly
Paris. Cardinal Diomede Fal
conia, prefect of congregation of re
ligious affairs and former apostolic
delegate to United States, dead.
New York. Unidentified man was
drowned in sewer after stepping in