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the hands of political bosses and a few individuals who make a business of
controlling government for what there is in it for them.
When we get home rule again maybe we'll get the real thing and not
the counterfeit; and we'll get it all right enough when the people make
up their minds they really want it.
GOV. DUNNE SIGNS PUBLIC
Springfield, III., June 30. Gov.
Dunne this afternoon signed the pub
lic utilities commission bill.
This bill takes home rule from
Chicago, and is bitter medicine to
every Chicago politician.
Delegations which included Mayor
Harrison and almost every member
of the council urged Gov. Dunne to
veto the bill.
Gov. Dunne, however, remained
firm. He pointed out that the bill
was included among the platform
pledges he had made, to the people,
and, further, that if the people at any
time became disgusted with the oper
ation of the bill, they could imme
diately take over the ownership of
any public utility corporation they
pleased under the law signed by the
governor three days ago.
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JANUARY DAY BOOKS
Tony Lind, 11, 4801 Winthrop av.,
fell through ice in lake at Lincoln
Weather Most cloudy tonight
with light snow flurries for Chicago.
Lowest temperature about 18 de
grees above zero.
SUNDAY AUTO ACCIDENTS
Charles B. Jenkins, 21, is dead and
seven persons suffering injuries, re
sult of Sunday auto accidents in Chi
cago. Jenkins was en route to Fox
Lake when his father's touring car
skidded into a ditch. His skull was
fractured. Seven others were hurt
when auto truck loaded with pic
Cleveland, O. Zigmund Jonesew
ski and John Teter, riding tandem
motorcycle, were killed when ma-,
chine crashed head-on into wagon.
The motorcycle carried no lamps.
400 DETECTIVES TO BE PUT
BACK IN UNIFORM
Four hundred policemen who have
been acting las detectives will be put
back in uniform on orders from Chief
of Police McWeeny tomorrow.
At the same time McWeeny will
appoint Capt. Philip Crippen, U. S. A.,
retired, to be inspecor of the depart
ment, a new position, and Maj. James
Miles, at present efficiency inspector
of the civil service commission, will
be made efficiency inspector of the
This is the first real result of the
police regulation ordinance, passed
by the city council several months
ago. At the time the ordinance was
before the council it was fought by
the United Police, an organization
which has since been dissolved.
Several of the detectives who will
be put in the uniform are attached
to headquarters. The others are scat
tered through the different stations.
The plain clothes details are consid
ered "soft" jobs in the department.
THESE GOT IN BY MISTAKE
Trafiiic was blocked this morning
owing to the blizzard that swept the
city last night. It is estimated that
ten inches of snow fell.
John Doe had his ears badly frost
bitten last night. He missed the last
car and started to walk home, but as
the thermometer stood at 2 below
zero, the nipping frost soon numbed
him and he fell into a snow bank.
For chilblanes: A little vinegar.
A hugh icicle fell off the Masonic
Temple Building this morning adding
to the difficulty in walking over the
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