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Ouch! The "latest fad is colored
teeth. And that fad follows closely
the colored hair one. What next?
Npw if some genTus-jyould start a
colored nose or colored eye fad, why
any of us could 'go out and get in
style without any trouble at all.
Thomas J. Sullivan was fined $15
for speeding. And he's on the safety
first committee. ,
What does he mean, "safety first'"?
When youngsters are running back
an'd forth across the street the speed
ing stunt doesn't sound much for
After April 6 the fare to Cicero is
going to be ten cents. Up goes the
high cost of living in Cicero.
By gosh, we'll ride out to Austin
and cut through the fields.
That Penny 'Phone League, organ
iaecL;to fight the telephone grab and
to plug for municipal ownership of
the automatic 'phone, has an argu
ment right in the name of their or
ganization. Eyery time you hear the name you
can figure out that, as. they put.it, you
would save four cents every time you
used a city-owned ' telephone. And
that7s some argument.
The suffragets finally, after ninety
minutes' argument, decided to wear
white and (blue caps in their parade
of Ifay 2. Vell, that's, off our minds.
Some wanted yellow ones, but oth
ers ajgued that yellow would look
fineon.jthe younger- set, but "we don't
, all belong to. the" younger set."
Nbwhow are-they going to prove
that they don't all belong to the
younger set? You'd have to do so
against the elder ones' objections.
The city council couldn't see the
proposition of cutting out smoking on
the front end of street cars.
Sb the motbrmen will have to plug
along through a rotten smudge from
pipes, cigarets, cigars and most any
kind of weed that grows.
' And men will continue spitting to
baeeo juice all over the ' front plat
form ncl-wa4kinp:. through the car,
leaving a rank trail of. smoke behind
And women will have to keep on
having their clothes all scented up
when they get off the front end of
the street car. .
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RAILROAD OFFICIALS DISCUSS
NEW UNION STATION PLANS
Completion of plans for what is
expected to be one of the biggest
union stations in the United States
will be rushed, railroad officials an
nounced today, following approval by
the city council last night of or
dinances calling for railroad ter
minal improvements with a total ex
penditure of $65,000,000.
The new Union Station, to cost
$40,000,000, will be located on South
Canal street, between- West Jackson
boulevard and West Adams street. A
freight terminal for the Pennsylvania .
Railroad, provided for in the or
dinances, will cost $12,000,000.
WHAT THE COUNCIL DID
Passed ordinances for new $65,
000,000 Union station passenger and
freight terminals. Vote 63 to 3.
Authorized appointment of railway
Passed ordinance for the boulevard
Defeated ordinance prohibiting
smoking in street cars, by vote of
37 to 24.
Orders "wine room" ordinance de
ferred and published.
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WHITE CAPS FOR SUFFRAGETS
White caps will be worn by wo
men who participate in the big suf
frage demonstration here May 2, it
was announced today, after a long
struggle over the question of appro
"The sentiment for the suffrage
yellow was very strong," said Mrs.
Joseph T. Bowen, "but how would we
have looked in yellow caps? We
aren't all youthful." -