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By the way, who are Walter Fish
er and Bion J. Arnold "working for,
The 6traphanjjers or the street rail
And what particular purpose does
the board of supervising engineers
What do they supervise, and when
do they engineer?
Julius Rosenwald, Laverne Noyes
and a few other plutes have been
meeting at the Union League club to
decide what Chicago Progressives
But when they get through the
Progressives will probably do as they
However, it may make the plutes
feel better to meet and get it out of
Candidates for mayor are telling
what they will do to each other.
Isn't it about time they were tell
ing what they will do for Chicago'
Isn't there some way the council
can tie a can to Fisher and Arnold?
If that can't be done, then why not
make the street railways pay their
Why in thunder should the people
of Chicago pay them?
We're getting rosy promises now
about the railroads starting early to
build that union station.
But they'll build when they get
good and ready.
It's an old game this feeding the
folks on promises.
Say, isn't it about time for business
to get busy.
Christian Science seems to help in
dividuals why doesn't it help busi
ness? Certainly the press has been work
ing it hard enough.
Politicians should be careful about
handing out the wallop to one an
other. Folks are apt to believe all of them
and not have confidence in any of
Say, Mr. Straphanger, you are
working the right system now.
Keep pounding away at your al
derman. Make YOUR pounding
count more than the persistent
pounding of street railway lobbyists.
Make your alderman get results.
Subway talk is bunk. Make 'em
get service with the cars and system
we have now.
FIRST WIFE OF ROGERS TO
SUPPORT "LOVE MATE"
New York, Jan. 14. Mrs. Ida Snif
fen Walters "Rogers" will have the
aid and sympathy of the first wife of
her lawyer-lover, Lorlys Elton Rog
ers, when she goes to trial for poi
soning her two babies, it was made
"My sympathies are all for Ida,"
said Rogers' first wife, a daughter of
the late Senator Roquemore of Mont
gomery, Ala. "I hope she is freed so
she can marry Lorlys if she truly
Mrs. Roquemore-Rogers' story be
fore the grand jury revealed the fact
that from each of his two legal mar
riages Lorlys Elton Rogers provided
a loophole of escape. Like Mrs. Car
oline Giddings Rogers, the second
wife, the first Mrs. Rogers said she
had signed an agreement with Rog
ers that if he ever grew tired of her
they would separate.
In accordance with this agreement
the first Mrs. Rogers said, she re
leased him when he confessed that
he loved Caroline Giddings. His
marriage to Miss Giddings took place
shortly after the divorce was granted.
Three years ago, the first Mrs.
Rogers said, Rogers admitted to her
that he no longer loved his second
wife, but had fallen madly in love
with Mrs. Walters who subsequently
became the mother of his two babies.
The grand jury Investigation of the
Rogers care will be resumed on Mon
day. o o
Four persons bruised and cut by
falls on icy pavements.