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"It seems to me," sai4 Culler
ton, "that this 'ordinance, by its
special provisions, is merely an at
tempt to return to the old police
inspector system, which we de
cided was so bad that we abol
"Also, if this ordinance is pass
ed, it will enlarge all the police
districts. The merchants in my
ward pay taxes, even although
they do not own loop property.
Therefore, they want police pro
tection, which they won't get un
der this ordinance.
"It occurs to me that it is bad
policy for an administration
which is now forced to pare the
appropriations for streets, alleys,
and health by about 28 per cent,
to spend $120,000 to give Major
Miles a job."
Aid. Kunz, of the Sixteenth
ward remarked that if the city
were going to depend on the civil
service commission for justice,
then the city bad "better ask God
to help it
Kunz also accused Mayor
Harrison of being responsible for
the murder of Policeman Charles
Jones on the northwest side re
cently. "Before Jones was murdered,"
said Kunz, "I demanded that the
saloons of that district be regu
lated. No attention was paid to
my demand, and Jones was
murdered. You, Mr. Mayor, may
smile, but you are responsible."
Geiger put his resolution for
the investigation of the United
Police. It passed 45 to 20. The
Lawrence ordinance was then put
be re-committed to the committee
on police, fire, schools and civil
service. Cullerton's motion pass
ed 34 to 29.
Which settled the reorganiza
tion of the police for some time
at any rate.
The council also,
Referred to health committee
an ordinance requiring physicians
and hospitals to report all cases
of Venereal disease.1
Referred annual appropriation
bill to finance committee.
Set next ineeting for nextrMon
Eliza Jane met her mistress
just before Christmas with the
ominous announcement: "Missus,
I'se gotter leave yer."
"Why, 'Liza, what's the mat
ter? Aren't you satisfied with
"Yessum, I'se satisfied a' right.
'Tain't dat, mum."
"Well, is it thatyou want more
"Naw'm, 'tain't dat, neither."
"Are you sick?"
"Naw'm, I ain't sick, but I'll tell
you a iac'. You ricollec' you let
me git off to a funeral 'bout a
mont back. Well'm, Chris'mas
mornin' I'se gwine to marry de
Discharging Perkins and Dan
Hanna from the army of Chris
tian Soldiers would be like cele
brating Christmas without Santa
Claus, says Teddy. Can it be
that the colonel has already got
his stocking" hunsr uo? ,