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Motors ‘n’ Martyrs

To the editors: I like to enter into the other fellow’s enthusiasms but with Bill Wildt’s Motorsports Advancement Crusade [Our Town, July 28] I just don’t know. Is our car manufacturing establishment competitive edge that dependent on the talent fed into it by the young men whose first love is to tinker with and tune […]

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The Coach That Cares

To the editors: It will be a great day for the Reader and for the human race when editorially the paper raises three cheers for the entrepreneur who brought “Windy City Motor Coach” [“The Prison Run,” June 9] into existence in January 1987. This one day service to accommodate relatives of inmates of Downstate prisons […]

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Fun to Read

To the editors: Does the Reader paste advertising signs on its trucks the way the other papers do? I’ll suggest one! “On environmental issues read Jerry Sullivan [bi]weekly and forget the rest. He says it all. Our Jerry can make it fun to read.” Lincoln Edmands E. 76th St.

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Promising Prison

To the editors: The John Conroy story on minimum security at the federal correctional camp near Portage, Wisconsin, in the October 7th Reader strikes me as holding great promise for the future. Those who can handle responsibility get their chance and the taxpayer saves money. I see some of the shortcomings owed to the limited […]

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Way to Go

To the editors: Paul Botts on the future of the Sox (6/3/88) is so right. It is the public which is the real client since it is they who are expected to pick up the check. Take a poll of your readers. Here’s a plan worthy of enthusiastic public support. We must show Jerry Reinsdorf, […]

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Reward Yourselves

To the editors: I have to go back to make my point back to “Power Politics” (Reader 3/18/88) which told the story of the present Edison franchise. You’d better believe two main papers in Chicago aren’t enough. I’ll bet many many people were picking up Readers that never had before! Your problem is that you […]

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Big Dreams

To the editors: About John Holden’s story on Emerald City [Neighborhood News, October 2] none can claim they didn’t know. “Dream no little dreams,” Mayor Carter Harrison told us back when this century was young. Martin Luther King heard him, and so, too, even earlier, did “great statesman” Vito Marzullo. The 60s were the last […]