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ATTORNEY CHARGES cdJVVJfe?D IAMrMEN
WERE NOT GIVEN-FAIR TRIAD
THE DW BOOK
'N. D. Cochran.i - v ft jggg Tel. Monroe 353.
Editor and' Publisher. ' 5 .Automatic" 51-422.'
500 Soufo Peoria St. " 398t By Mail,. 50 Cents a Month.
VOL. 3, NO. 27 Chicago, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 1913 - ONE CENT
STREET CAR SERVICE IN CHICAGO
ABOUT THE ROTTENEST ON EARTH
The People Are Treated Worse Than Hogs Are at the
Stockyards How the People Are Exploited
tor the BeneHt of Street Railway
. -- . , Bond and Stockholders.
, " : - BY N.f D. COCHRAN
- Street Railway service In Chicago is still, about the rottenest in the
country. , - ,-. ' - -v 1
If "city hall '.politicians .were" representing the people who ride on street
cars instead of.the owners of-bonds, and stocks we would get decent' ser
vice NOW.. .. v-'- --
The, -people of .Chicago are 'treated with less consideration than cattle
at the stockyards. -, ' . . :
They are jacked in foul-smelling cars in a manner nobody would dare,
to pack .hogs into stack cars. , ,.,' v
-Women anil girls are "crowded jammed, jostled and-squeezed as they
hang ontcrtyapsto seat backs or to each other."
Sometimes they stand onstreet corners in rain snow or slush until
car after, car, goes by, before pne comes along that 'they can get on.'
" And everybody who"knowk anything at all about how street railways
are made,to,pay know thafc.thaTway-to squeeze big dividends is to squeeze,
pack, crowd and jam human'ftelpgB into'the smallest- possible space.