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VOTERS' LEAGUE CALLS PRES.
McCORMICK'S GANG O. K... BUT
The Municipal Voters' League and
other Julius Rosenwald political ma'
chines have called President McGor
mick and hjs cohorts on the County
One of McCormick's chief disciples
is Ellsworth M. Board, who was f pnn
erly chairman of the finance commit
tee before a committee pf lawyers
ruled that the majority should rule,
" An example of Board's high-hand
ed methods in running the finances
of the county was shown in the way
he tried to band a $76,000 contract
to the Upited Electric Construction
The board recently advertised for
bids for ejectnca work at the Oak
Forest -institutions. Immediately
Board and' the pther members of the
finance committee, who at that tijne
were all McCormick's trainbearers,
got busy. i
At the next meeting Board gayeled
through the opprapriatipn tft the
United Company for ?7,Q0p.
The plan bid fair to work put as
Board planned, but GpmjflissipneF
Bartley Biirg, who doesn't genuflect
before the Mcpprmick shrifie, gt a
hunch th SQinetjiing was wrpn'ang
opened tjie question at the next
County Board pieeting.
After a hard, figlit Burg succeedr
ed in haying the United hid thrown
out and new bids were advertised for!
The contract was finally awarded to
the P- Pupifnipgs fpr $6P,97, a
saying pf nearly 7,0Q0 tp the people,
pf Cppjs cpunty."
J'MARRIApES, TEN CENTS feAGH"
M.acjjsop, Wis., Jan. 8. ''Legal
cpmmpnlaw marriages fpr ten cents
eapl. No marriage Hpenses; no rnqdr
igal fee nepVssry" is the sign a
b'acheibr register of deeds of Qanfi
county threatens tP put" pyer" tjlfi
door of his office in an effort to break
the physicians? strangleQel on the
pygpncs niarriage situation. Cpni
jffon Iw marriage contracts have j
be.en recognjzedby the state supreme
court and Register of Deeds Kroken
says he will file them for ten cents.
After all, that long delay jn build
ing a subway may "turn out to be
About the time ve get ready to
feulld a subway, subways may be out
of date, and we can establish' airship
In the meantime the salaries of the
subway commissioners Jjaye been
stopped. And every little helps.
Gov. Ferris has foynd out a few
things in the copper country that the
gpyernpr pf Michigan should have
known, five months agp.
Among other things hB must have
learned that the copper jjarqns have
been ruling that part of Michigan
with imported tljujjjs and gunmen
fron New York.
YVef Meyer went back to the cop
An.d hf made tfl ?F'P When an or
dinary man jindier sjnular circum
stances would still bp in the hospital.
If Sam Gornpers had been wise to
his jpbf itpyer and (Fanner would
have been escorted back to Michigan
by official regreienttives. of the
Amprjcaji iabjjr jnpyfimepL
Fgf Hi depprtatjon was practically
a deportation pf tljat ijjpvement by
the Citizens' Alliance.
An Examiner reporter at Calumet
wires Ws paper paying he heard; ie
Citizens' Ajianpe qM$n'ttike spme of
tie stuff he is .sending gut of ftere.
What jn thMndpr has the A'liance
got tp kjpk about pyer anything ap
pearing n the Hearst papers?
Shame Qn tpe. V!tl?n?i Chance.
Evidently th.e garbage argument is
about to open SR again. As sppn as
warm weather pomes the Berfume
will arise from pur Ipvply clay boles.
Then fqjKs are gpt to tjiink somes
hpdy has. hufit sqrne rpqre stppkyards.
.Thf pufiHmber gams fram HollaiwL