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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 28, 1917, NOON EDITION, Image 24',
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STREET CAR MEN GARDENING BETWENN RUNS
Motormen and conductors of the Brooklyn Rapid Transit, N. Y., are
cultivating plots of land furnished by the company using their waiting
time between runs.
NOTED SUFFRAGIST WILL HEAD
WOMAN POWER OF NATION
Dr Shaw, noted suffragist, has
been chosen by the council of na
tional defense at .Washington to head.
a committee on women's defense
work. Eight other prominent wom
en are associated with her to organ
ize the woman power 61 the nation.
THREE-CENT POSTAGE COMING?
U. S. Chamber of Commerce com
mittee recommends to government
that no taxes be laid on profits and
incomes of last year. They ask high
er postage on all first-class maiL The
increase of 50 per cent recommended
would mean 3-cent stamps on letters
that now go for 2 cents. John V.
Farwell and E. D. IJulbert are Chi
cago members of committee.
Leo Pesky booked on charge of
murdering Thos. Connolly, saloon
keeper, 418 Wells, during holdup.
Cleveland. 20 to 40 per cent in
crease in wages for -all vesselmen ex
cept captains on Great Lakes, ac
count war cost of living, recommend
ed by subcommittee of executive
committee of Lake Carriers' ass'n ,