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five and then eight.' Sharkey yas
having a fit about this time.
"Who are ajl of these you're lettin'
in, Tim, I want to know?" broke in
j "Ob, just seconds," Tim said. .
"Seconds, huh?" said Tom. "Who's
goin' to fight here tonight, the North
I and South.'"
RELIEF FOR "STRAP HANGERS"
AS BUSSES START
, "Straphangers" of the North Side
will sigh with relief when the Chi
cago Motor Bus Co. starts bus serv
ice from Sheridan road and Deyon
av. to loop on ten-minute schedules
from C a. in. until 1 :30 a. m.
Plans of the new concern contem
plates a dedication of the service at
! noon with former Gov. Edward P.
I Dunne, Mayor Thompson and Lin-
j coin Park and South Park commis-
sioners participating, at offices of
imcoin rarK commissioners, uiarK
Busses will operate on Sheridan
road from Devon av. to Diversey
blvd., through Lincoln park to the
Lake Shore drive to North av., over
Lake Shore drjve to Lincoln park
way, west on Ontario to Rush, south
on Rush to Michigan and Randolph,
west on Randolph to LaSalle, south
to Adams, east on Adams to State,
north to Randolph and back north
over same route.
It had been expected 50 busses
' would be put in operation when the
service- started, but the freight ter
minal congestion delayed delivery of
machines. They will be put into op-
; cration as they are received.
I o o
SOME EXPENSIVE SUIT!
j Until Wm. IJeneau pays for his lat
est suit of clothes he won't have to
pay any alimony. The suit will cost
The reason is, Beneau told Judge
Thomson, that he is a diver and he
can't make any money until he gets
a new diving suit. He owes his wife
PLANS FOR SUNDAY BARN ARE
WITHDRAWN FOR PRESENT
Plans for the big wooden taber
nacle in the Cubs.' park, where Billy
Sunday was scheduled to save souls
with the danger of a fire and panic
hanging over the heads of his listen
ers, were withdrawn yesterday from
the city council building committee
by the association of church folk who
first presented them to the council.
Aid. Pretzel, chairman of the com
mittee, said that the scheme was
withdrawn until plans for a structure '
more nearly fireproof can be drawn.
This is believed to be the last attempt,
the Billy Sunday enthusiasts will
malfe to get thousands of Chicago
ans in an inflammable building of the
type erected in other cities for the
The council was asked to pass an
order directing the building commis
sioner tp allow the erection of the
building after he had refused a per
mit on the grounds that it was un
safe to crowd thousands of neonle
into a building which might so easily
The order, disguised so completely
that only a few aldermen recognized
it, was stopped, however, before pas
sage and was sent to the building
committee for a hearing. Rather
than try this, the church people de
cided to improve their plans and con
form to the fire laws in their attempt
to save the souls of Chicago's poor
POLICE SEEKHOtEL ROBBER
A hotel burglar who hid in a closet
in the room of Mrs. Harry Powell in
the Arlington hotel, 839 N. Dearborn,
last night, beat her, tied her up and
threw her under the bed. Then he W
set out to ransack the room -when
Mr. Powell knocked on the door. He
escaped by way of the fire escape
which the police think he used to en
ter the room. 1
When Mr. Powell and hotel em
ployes broke down the' door they
found Mrs. Powell unconscious.