Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 17 Apr 1913, p. 4

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Evanston City Council is well equipped to handle city business. Officials including Mayor Smart, James Turnock and H. E. Chandler receive special mention.

Edison is working on devices to allow moving pictures to be used in the classroom. Editor feels the time would be better spent using the eyes in other ways and in exercise.

Editor finds fault with a physician who says inexpensive glasses will be sufficient for school children.

Editor supports the election of senators by popular election.

Democratic caucus today lacked a quorum as members kept slipping away to a ball game. Speaker Clark admonished members to keep working on the Democratic platform.

President Wilson delivered a speech directly to congress. There is no hint of condescension in this gesture.

Women in Berlin are prohibited from wearing long hat pins, hat feathers and wired ribbon bows. Editor thinks women will rebel.

Supports Women's Club in their stand against questionable dances.

Editor calls attention to the election of a female mayor in the town of Tyro, Kansas.

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17 Apr 1913
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