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A COMMON SIGHT IN WAR ZONE
"Shot-torn villages are a common sight in the war zone, stunt in Gerberviller." Robert Minor. o o Here is a ELEVATED MEN GET COIN DUE THEM FROM JUNE ON The elevated railroads are coming across with a compulsory Christmas gift to their men. The auditing de partment, working on the payroll for weeks, has finally checked up the amount due each man affected by the recent increase granted by the arbitration board, which dates back to last June. Yesterday the Northwestern men were paid, today the South Side op erators will get their money, and to morrow the West Side. The Oak Park men will be paid on Monday. The amount varies with the length of service and the average raise per man is about $6 a month. THE DOPESTERS NAME SHOOP John D. Shoop will be the next su perintendent of schools, according to the board of education dopesters. In fact, to erase all doubt, Jacob Loeb, who spends much of his time and thought on how school board mem bers will vote on this or that, says so. "He has enough votes," declared Loeb in a meeting of the school man agement committee yesterday. That is understood by those conversant in school matters to mean that he will be backed by the crowd that usually votes Loeb's way. o o Nearly one-third of the entire sur face of the globe is covered hy the Pacific ocean.