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on new Union station. Will provide
work for many jobless.
Overheated stove daused fire in
stoite of Louis Zarr, 934 E. 63d. Dam
Frozen water pipescaused boiler
explosion in home of A. Karte, 6666
Hartwell av. Building damaged.
Alcj. Nance wrote letter to bureau
of streets complaining of "dry"
sweeping of loop streets. Cause of
Ad. Ahern's motion that mayor and
aldermen pay part of their salaries to
charity illegal, said Mayor Harrison.
Mrs. Pearl Jacobson suing Lewis F.
for divorce. Charges hubby with
cruelty and pulling ears.
,Fire in rooms of Custom Cutters
Union, Local No. 21, at Washington
and 5th av., drove members from
place. Damage $50.
WILSON DECLARES HIMSELF
READY TO HELP NEQRO
Washington, Dec. 15. President
Wilson today stated that his desire,
like that of most Americans, is to
know- the needs of the negro' and to
help him in every way possible.
Addressing delegates to the Univer
sity commission of the southern race
question, he said:
'I am very glad to express my sin
cere interest in this work. and. sym
pathize with it. I think that-men like
yourself can be trusted to see this
greatquestion at every angle. There
isn't any, question, it seems to me, in
to which more candor needs to be put,
pr more thorough .human feeling,
than. this. I know myself, a southern
mini how sincerely the south desires
thegood of the itegro and the ad
vancement of his race on all sound
and sensible lines, and anything that
cap he done in thajt direction is of
the highest value."
WANTED TO KNOW
'Christie MacDonafd, the actress, re
lates the following anecdote: A drill
sergeant was drilling the recruit
jsquad in ,the use, of the rifje. Every
.thing went smoothljyintil blank" car
tridges ,were distributed. The re
cruits' we're, instructed to load their
pieces and stand at "Ready!" and
then the sergeant gayethe command:
"Fire at will!" .-
Private Lunn was puzzled. He low
ered his gun. '"Which one is Will?"
he asked. Young's Magazine. v
"CLUBS FOR , GIRLS," SAYS
, CHICAGO WOMAN
Mrs. Lawrence J. Reed, Chicago so
ciety woman, believes that business
women, as "well -as business men,
should have clubrooms or places of'"
relaxation: So she has temporarily
forsaken society and. she's devoting
her time to the establishment of, a.
chain of restroomsfor self-supporting
women. .. .y , . , ,