HEROES: Maniac Memorial

Chicago has no War memorial. Planning one, the city offered a $20,000 prize for a design. Last week, Rotarians were startled to read in their monthly magazine The Rotarian, some suggestions by Chicago War Hero Harold R. ("Private") Peat, "winner of more than one medal for distinguished service." Neither an artist nor an architect, Hero Peat's interest in a War memorial was not esthetic but moral. Said he:

"Why not a true monument? . . . A picture comes to my mind of 1915—a crowded theatre in...

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