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ALDERMAN LONG DESIRES TO CHANGE HIS i
VOTE THE PEOPLE GET IT IN THE NECK t
For reasons best known to himself, Aid. Theodore K. Long H
desires to change his vote on the Marshall T"ield tunnel steal. J.
Aid. Long heretofore has voted against that Marshall Field
But Aid. Long desires to change his vote.
Long said so himself at the meeting of the city council, and de
manded tKat the steal be re-submitted to the council so he could
change his vote.
Aid. Long gave a lot of reasons for desiring to change his vote
last night. But they were all bunk. ,
Nevertheless, because Aid. Long desires to change his vote, the
whole question is to be reopened, and the indications are that Mar
shall Field will get away with the grab of the people's land. f
For Aid. Long is said to be not the only alderman who wishes .
to change his vote.
Thus it becomes evident that Marshall Field & Co. really do
Marshall Field asked for a grant of land, which practically ,
every city organization thas denounced as outrageous.
Tne city council, being urged thereto by the decent newspapers '
of the" city, which excludes the trust newspapers, voted the steal
But Marshall Field were not the people to stand for this. They
went to work, and now several aldermen, including Long, "desire to
change their votes."
Aid. Ktinz, who vdted for the steal from the first, took the floor
after Long had expressed his "desire, to change his vote" last night.
In a burst of impassioned oratory, Kunz demanded to know j
what was the use of submitting the proposition to the streets and -
alleys committee again. ,
The streets and alleys committee has .served Marshall Field '
faithfully by twice recomme'nding the steal for passage.
What, asked Kunz, is the use of forcing the streets and alleys 1
committee to go to all the trouble of again recommending the steal?
Kunz cjesired the council to take the question up immediately v
and pass the steal. 1
But the "other aldermen like to see the people's rights at least
given decent burial.
And so they voted down Kunz' motion, and the streets and alleys
committee vill have to show its subservience to Marshall Field once
On the streets and alleys committee there are only two or at