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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 15, 1913, Image 31

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the monocle. No, we guess It won't
be more than a fad, but here's how a
girl looks wearing one.
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New York, Sept. 15. Nearly .20,
000 people some in broadcloth 'and
wearing diamonds, but the majority
in humble garb many in ragsi even
lined the pavements of the old
Bowery today as the funeral" car
bearing the body of Timothy D. Sulli-vanrone-time
king of "the East Side,
was slowly driven from the -Timothy
ID. Sullivan Tammany Club to Old St.
Patrick's Cathedral on Mott street.
Twenty members of the United
States House of Representatives, of
which "Big Tim" was a member,
were detailed by Speaker Champ
Clark to fo'rm the honor escort, and
behind them marched a silent, sor
rowing column of the -East .Siders
whom Sullivan called "my-own peo
ple." -
Scores of business houses and
humble dwellings and even the
dime bunk houses were draped in
mourning, and in the "movie" thea
ters, pictures of the dead leader .were
flashed on the screen with the un
varying sentiment "we mourn our
The casket, which has been lying
in state in the clubhouse on the
Bowery since Saturday night, was
covered with a floral blanket of 2,000
roses and 2,000 chrysanthemums.
Club members said that this floral
'tribute cost $1,200 and there were
hundreds of other offerings from
political and personal friends, office
holders and societies.
Requiem mass was celebrated in
the cathedral by "Mgr. John Kearney,
who hadjtnown "Big Tim" since Sul
livan was -a newsboy on the lower
East Side.
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- The first supervised dance ever
given in Chicago will be held in San
SouciwPark, September 2Z, by the St
Lawrence Athletic Club.
Prominent ministers, priests and
representatives of reform and civic
societies have been invited to attend
and censor the dance.
The club intends this as a means
of stamping out the tango.
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From Artesian Water and Au
Revoirs in the'Vestibules of Sleeping
Cars, from Caramel Nut Sundae", Hot
Tar Wagons and a Job, as Window
Washer, from High Collars on Brief
Necks, from Barbers Who Suggest
Rooty-Toot for the Shampoo, from
This Autumn's Designs in Hats and
Early Fall Colds, from Goofs Who
Say, "What Looks Good?" As They
Lamp the Bill of Fare, from Blen
heim .Pups, Sea:J3taries and the
Metric. , System .and rom a Large
Audience When We 'Are Chawing
Corn Off the Cob
Great Guns, Deliver Us!
"Mother," said an, exasperated
young lady, "I, wish you would not
hang that,old parrot up in the par
lor." v" . . X
"yfhy npt, my dear?" asked her
mower. ; - -'" ' x
"Why, I think he must have be
longed to a street car conductor be
fore you bought him. Every two or
three minutes, when Edwin Ishere,
he chirps out. 'Sit closer, please. It
Js too Embarrassing fjaanytfiihg.."
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