CHICAGO DAILY NEWS: ON THIS DATE

Chicago Sun-Times (Sunday) - - OBITUARIES -

As re­ported by the Chicago Daily News, sis­ter pa­per of the Chicago Sun-Times:

100 years ago

» Chicago cel­e­brated the home­com­ing of 1,500 men and of­fi­cers of the head­quar­ters de­tach­ment of the 161st ar­tillery bri­gade and the 333rd heavy field ar­tillery, Chicago’s own part of the Black­hawks di­vi­sion. The rest of the bri­gade — the 331st and 332nd light field ar­tillery — which also trained at Camp Grant, will be com­ing home be­fore long.

» A bud­get call­ing for mu­nic­i­pal ex­pen­di­tures of ap­prox­i­mately $10,000,000 in ex­cess of the 1918 ap­pro­pri­a­tion will be sub­mit­ted to the City Coun­cil to­day by the Finance Com­mit­tee. The 1919 bud­get sub­mit­ted by the com­mit­tee calls for ap­pro­pri­a­tions of ap­prox­i­mately $35,400,000. This in­cludes salary in­creases amount­ing to $3,000,000. The work of the rail­way ter­mi­nals com­mit­tee is con­sid­ered of such im­por­tance as to war­rant an in­crease of $35,000.

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