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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 09, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 3

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the tax laws changed. But they don't
want the people to vote on tax laws.
The Chicago Herald runs an edi
torial today coming strong for new
tax laws and against the initiative
and referendum. The Herald is
bonded to Julius Rosenwald for
$250,000, and it is reported Rosen
wald holds some stock in the paper.
The Chicago Teachers' Federation
has always found the Civic Federa
tion is its leading oppenent at Spring
field. The teachers say the only way
to get better tax laws is to let the
voters have the initiative and refers
New York, Jan. 9. Broadway
theatergoers, quite used to scanty
costumes, suffered an acute shock
enrouterhome from after-theater sup
pers early today. Those who hap
pened to be opposite the Hotel Marl
borough at Broadway and 36th had
the best seats.
A man wearing a downy mustache
and little else clambered out of a
window on the second floor of the
hotel and seated himself astride the
sign of a clothing shop. While he ex
plained his presence there by shout
ing "fire," he was joined by two girls
in dishabille, who straddled the sway
ing sign, kicking their pink toes
against its sides and blushed furiously
at the crowd rapidly gathering on the
pavement below.
A couple bellboys turned fire ex
tinguishers on a small blaze in one
of the rooms and the show was over.
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Indanapolis, Ind., Jan. 9. Presi
dent Wilson wants the unemployed
man connected with the unfilled job.
He so told 5,000 enthusiastic listen
ers in a Jackson day celebration here
yesterday. He advocated establish
ment of a vast national employment
bureau, using the postoffices as an
adjunct and advertising medium,
He paid bitter respects to the re
publican party. He flayed them mer
cilessly for their opposition to the
government ship purchase bill, and
charged that they were obstructing
a plan whereby merchants and farm
ers could be relieved from the extor
tionate charges of ocean freighters.
Still another proposition that
swayed the emotional crowd of flag
waving, cheering Indianans, was his
declaration that more speed is need
ed in America's judicial machinery.
This machinery he branded as be
hind the times as compared with Eu
rope's courts.
That he is a candidate for the pres
idency in 1916 was manifest from
his declaration that some day the
Americans may have an opportunity
to judge whether his view of the na
tion's politics, business and policy is
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At the suggestion of a delegation
)f clubwomen who visited the city
hall today the finance committee will
this afternoon inspect the House of
the Good Shepherd,
This step was taken as a result of
the plan to jaise money for the pro
posed shelter home for women by
making a little ballot proposition of
a bond issue for the erection of the
The women said that if such a
proposition was placed on the little
ballot every Catholic in town would
vote against it because of the House
of Good Shepherd. Hence the in
spection. '
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All newsboys union or nonunion
are asked to attend a meeting to be
held at 180 W. Washington st, at 2
p. m., Sunday.
The meeting is of vital importance
to every newsboy in Chicago, as
questions now before the city coun
cil affecting newsboys wjlj fee cog-
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