. Memorial, presented by the Trustees of the Sanitary District of Chicago to the Congress of the United States : deep waterway from Lake Michigan to the Mississippi River at St. Louis. re, however universaland sincere the common patriotism of our j^eople, an agency that makes for stillcloser ties is not to be ignored. The usefulness of such a channel as is proposedin providing an independent entrance to the Great Lakes for light draught warvessels of the government, is only a special case suited to the time of war of theusefulness which endures through the longer, and it is to be hoped never t

. Memorial, presented by the Trustees of the Sanitary District of Chicago to the Congress of the United States : deep waterway from Lake Michigan to the Mississippi River at St. Louis. re, however universaland sincere the common patriotism of our j^eople, an agency that makes for stillcloser ties is not to be ignored. The usefulness of such a channel as is proposedin providing an independent entrance to the Great Lakes for light draught warvessels of the government, is only a special case suited to the time of war of theusefulness which endures through the longer, and it is to be hoped never t Stock Photo
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. Memorial, presented by the Trustees of the Sanitary District of Chicago to the Congress of the United States : deep waterway from Lake Michigan to the Mississippi River at St. Louis. re, however universaland sincere the common patriotism of our j^eople, an agency that makes for stillcloser ties is not to be ignored. The usefulness of such a channel as is proposedin providing an independent entrance to the Great Lakes for light draught warvessels of the government, is only a special case suited to the time of war of theusefulness which endures through the longer, and it is to be hoped never to bebroken, periods of peace. Tour memorialists leave the consideration of this great work of internal im-provement in your care, trusting that your decision will be favorable and youraction comprehensive, and hoping in addition only that it may be prompt, in orderthat the certain benefits may early be possessed. Your memorialists have the honor to subscribe themselves: WILLIAM H. BAKER, JOSEPH C. BKADEN, ZINA R. CARTER, FRANK X. CLOIDT, ALEXANDER J. JONES, WILLIAM LEGNER, THOMAS A. SMYTH, THOMAS J. WEBB, FRANK WENTER, Members of the Board of Trusteesof the Sanitary District of Chicago. THK WATERWAYS OF ILLINOIS. 1 r HENN E P IN C AJM A L

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