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-"It Jias been represented," he
said, "that the-ordinarice now be
fore the council only gives Mar
shall Field & Co. a tunnel between
their present building and the one
they are going to erect.
"This is not so. The present
ordinance will give Marshall
Field & Co. 9,000 square feet of
flooring under Washington street
AND THERE IS NOTHING
c IN THE ORDINANCE SAY
ING THAT THIS SPACE
SHALL NOT BE USED FOR
Tomaz F, C. Deuther, secretary
of the Greater Chicago Federa
tion, denounced the ordinance as
a barefaced steal.
"Marshall Field & Co. have
grabbed everything they could
' see," he said. "This ordinance is
special privilege legislation, and
is surely the limit even for Mar
"It is noticed that the same
firm of lawyers, Tolman & Red
field, who engineered the sub
sidewalk ordinance, are back of
Then Secretary Hooker of the
City club sprung the real sensa
tion. Hooker charged the adminsi
tration with complicity in the
steal. He hinted that aldermen
, had been bribed. He pointed out
that Aid. Kunz had twice halted
the sub-sidewalk ordinance, only
to give way each time when Mar
shall Field brought the proper
pressure to bear upon him .
All in all, Hooker indicated
that he thought the whole city
was runjby Marshall Filed & Co.,
and he charged the, trust news-
papers with standing in with the
"Mr. Redfield said that this
grant had been given the greatest
publicity since last spring." This
is not true.
"Not one single editorial has
been published on this subject.
Nor has the matter been properly
presented in the news columns."
When Hooker was through,
Redfield got to his feet again.
There were tears in his eyes and
sobs in his voice.
- Redfield deposed that he, while
a guest of the club, had been in
suited. He said his honor had
been attacked, and swore that he
had done nothing a reputable
lawyer would not do for his client.
Redfield did not go into what
a reputable lawyer would or
would not do for his client when
paid a big enough fee.
Mary, just engaged, not for the
first time, had allowed herself to
be kissed and caressed and her
rosy cheek pressed against her
lover's, when she suddenly drew
back. "Jack, do you shave your
self?" she asked. "Yes. Why do
you ask,?" he replied. "I thought
so," she said; "your face is the v
roughest I ever " Thenhe
stopped, but it was too late.
First Yes, I 'eard you wos in
th' hospital. Was yer very bad?
Second Bad? I should think
I was bad! Why, a pal o'.mine
brings me in a bottle o' beer, an'
I couldn't so much as look at it