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LESTER, I'M BROKE,
SLIP ME A TEN .
MOST OF MV FRIEN05
HAVE 6 OWE BACK
WELL, I HAVE ONE
Wr HAD ANY (0 wow7
mh JMWIENDS 7
MV PIPE. I CAN
STILL DRAW ON
INSULL COMPANY WONT GET
CANAL DAM POWER
Sam Insull's company seems to
have lost out in its attempt to gain
control of the water power rights of
Dam No. 1 at Joliet.
When competitive bids .were open
ed yesterday at Springfield the san
itary district of Chicago was seen to
have bid $15.01 a horsepower a year
while the next highest bid was $3 a
horsepower a year.
Trustee Jas. M. Dailey of the sani
tary district said 10,000 additional
street lights could be turned on -in
Chicago if the district is permitted to
spend $500,000 at the dam.
A subsidiary of the Common
wealth Edison Co. has been getting
the power rights at Dam No. 1 for
about $9,000 a year. Gov. Dunne has
said the lease right is worth $100,
000 a year at least
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Mrs. Dearborn You say that is
Mrs. Wabash Yes; Burke was her
name and Martin was her husband's
Mrs. Dearborn But why does she
use the hyphen between the names?
Mrs. Wabash To show that sha
is separated from her husband.
Clay Center, Kan. 3 men killed, 3
injured and 8 horses killed when,
lightning struck granary.