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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 12, 1917, LAST EDITION, Image 1

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NAVY GUNNERS ON MERCHANT SHIPS
DEATH LIST GROWS IN INDIANA STORM
THE DAY BOOK
An ,Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
VOL.6, NO. 139 Chicago, Monday, March 12, 191 396 g
THREATEN TO JUNK 63
PUBLIC PLAYGROUNDS
Children to Be Robbed of Fun Unless State Legislature
and Chicago Parent-Teachers' Ass'n Get Results
Before April 1 Called a Calamity. N
' All the 63 public school play
grounds of Chiqago will be junked
next month no good nothing do
ing and no fun for anybody unless
the state legislature and the Chicago
Parent-Teachers' ass'n are able to
get results this month.
The school board auditor, Edward
H. Brackett, today ordered names of
all playground attendants taken off
Jhe payroll, Under instructions from
the school board he is also preparing
to stop payments of any and all mo
ney for running- public school play
grounds. Max Loeb, school trustee, goes to
Springfield tomorrow to ask for
changes in the Juul law. If he gets
what he wants there will be a special
fund of $500,000 raised yearly
through taxes for running) the public
school playground system. ,
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