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A four-ton coal wagon broke down
on the Halsted streetcar line just
north of Milwaukee avTthis morning.
Thirty cars were lined up and
every car was pretty well filled with
That's pretty tough on those who
have to punch a clock. A good many
get docked a half a day when as late
as some of them were this a. m.
Now that the White Sox have of
ficially broken into Chicago, the sea
son for all three Chicago teams will
go ahead in the usual manner.
There will be a lot of spring hats
out to see the Sox play today. Ladies'
day on South Side.
Chilly ankles are bound to result
from the first try at oxfords, so don't
.raise a howl if your tootsies get cold.
The dog catcher will probably do a
rushing business shortly.
Might be a good idea to have a
guinea hen catcher to grab all the
guinea hens within the city limits.
The bloomin' birds bawl out all
night. In fact, they are "fowl ball."
Wonder if that same pink bathing
suited young lady will be out at Wil
son beach this summer. Some suit!
'Twon't he long now.
Mayor Thompson is in our midst.
BITS OF NEWS
Joker sent pulmotor to room 1602,
Hotel Morrison, occupied hy Thomas
Burns and bride.
County board given right to ac
cept any bid by decision of Judge
Windes in case of nurses' training
One boy stabbed, two arrested and
several hurt in 'fight -which ended
aance in Douglas park refectory.
Special court for pickpockets asked
by Judge La J3uy. Would do away
with "trade" in Chicago, he claims.
Dr. H. 1. Davis resigned job as head
of psychopathic hospitaL Dr. A.
"Soy Bean, Who isallus-lnterduc-in'
some new stunt, hasf started a.
Story Hour at Kraut's cigar store.
The stunt is new, not th' stories."
WANT PARLIAMENT BUILDING
MONEY FOR BREAD v
Winnipeg, April 23. Pleading that
money directed into work on the new
parliament buildings should be re
funded and utilized to buy bread for
the unemployed, a delegation of job
less men visited Premier Sir ,Rod
mond Rohlin, while 10,000 of the un
employed assembled in the shadow of
Queen Victoria's statue on Parlia-r
ment square, under the surveillance
of SO police.
It was -suggested that the govern
ment could equip "farms and sell to
the unemployed on easy payments.
Those buying farms would hire other
jobless, and the situation, it was ar
gued, would be practically solved.
Ninety per cent" of the jobless in
Canada would be willing to go back
to the land, declared, speakers. The
premier stated he could do nothing.
TO PROBE SCHOOL TRANSFERS
The school management commit
tee of. the school board held up 26
of the 28 recommendations for trans
fers for principals ariQsassistahts"j(
maae Dyaup't oungyesteraay. ,ja
cob M. Loeb said that he had heard
some nasty charges and,asked an in
vestigation. Upon the third motion
this was carried.
Unsettled, but generally fair Friday
and Saturday; not much change in
temperature; moderate winds; most