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Tennis courts, golf links and base
ball diamonds will be the main make
up of Warren Woods, out in Austin,
About a week or terTtiaysmore and
all the political posters "will come
down out of the windows. Big show'll
For spring weather, today is a
The things we have planted in our
garden remind us of that famous war
time song, "You Can't Get 'Em Up."
They tell us that the moving van
was the originator of "moving pic
tures." Doc. Wiley says nix on too much
sweet stuff for the kids. Every kid's
sweet tooth, however, is stronger
than his wisdom tooth.
As soon as the zoo in Lincoln park
opens up for the season the monkey
business will start again. Also the
giraffe, lion and zebra business.
Signs of springtime oft remind us,
we can boy red lemonade.
In municipal court a judge asked
the colored prisoner his age. "Tweny
foahr, yo honah," replied Rastas.
"Well, you're going to be just twenty
five when you get but next case,"
replied the judge.
BLDC. COMMITTEE TO PROBE
LUMBER INTERESTS' CHARGE
The council committee on buildings
will meet today to begin an inquiry
into the truth of an affidavit made by
R. H. Pratt, who says that the lumber
interests discussed the raising of a
$1,000,000 fund to defeat the ordi
nance. The open lobbying in the city hall
by both the brick and lumber inter
ests will be looked into thoroughly
by the investigating committee which
will be appointed.
Vincent Picotesk, 115 E. 117th, sui
cide. Rope. Reason unknown.
By Jim Manee
The fellow who claims
That this weather is spring
Is a good ways from that
Which is just the right thing.
We wish to inform
That the springtime's been lost.
What ought to be warmth, folks,-
Is' nothing but frost.
P. S. Any boob who's been out
today knows that.
SAN FRANCISCO "SLAVERS" ARE
.BUSY HERE, SAYS OR. HELM
San Francisco white slavers are
"harrying Chicago for thousands of
girls to go to the fair, according to
Prof. Wilbur Helm, principal of
Northwestern academy. Prof. Helm
made the charge during a speech on
"Woman and Civic Opportunity" be
fore the Woman's Political Equality
league of Evanston. Prof. Helm
urged the "whipping post for convicted,
white slavers. He declared the white
slave problem could best be solved by
TO BE PUBLICLY DEGRADED
Paris. Francis Desclaux, former
paymaster of French army, convicted
of embezzling army supplies which
he sent to his "friend," Madame Be
choff, win be publicly degraded before
he begins a seven-year prison sentence.
CHICAGO GRAIN. Corn, wheat
and oats down. Provisions lower.
May wheat closed at $1.49.
NEW YORK STOCKS. Market
active. Trading light. Closed quiet.
Fair tonight and Saturday; lowest
temperature tonight about 25; rising
temperature Saturday; moderate
northwest winds becoming variable.
Temperature Thursday: Highest, 45;
lowest, 25. .