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bout on the installment plan and is
not paid for these re all taxed.
Jlich Chicago corporations, cited as
dodging taxes in a larger or smaller
way than Marshall Field & Co. or Ar
mour & Co. axe these: Sutler Bros.,
Crane Co.i Creamery Package Mfg.
Co., Cuda'hy Packing Co., Diamond
Match Co., Elgin National Watch Co.,
Fafrbank anning p., The Fair, Illinois
Brick Co., Illinois Steel Co., James S.
Kirk & Co., John B. Farwell Co.,
Knickerbocker Iqe Co., Libby, Mc
Neil' & Libby, Morris Packing Co.,
McAvoy Brewing Co., N. .K. Fair
banks Co., Peabody Coal Co., Sears,
Roebuck & Co,, of Illinois. Sprague,
Warner & Co., Union Rendering. Co.,
W. D. Boyce Co., Western Electric
Co., Western Stone Co., W. W. Kim
Maxwell Edgar was special assist
ant corporation counsel of the city
of. .Chicago when Edward F. Dunne
was mayor. He , was appointed by
Dunne to have special charge of tax
law affairs. It was at this time that
he. became thoroughly familiar with
the ins and outs of the tax law& by
which the poor -man pays taxes on
everything he has and the rich man
gets busy 'in politics and hires law
yers and controls the game so that
he laughs at tax laws and, never wor
ries. NELSON BRINGSUP 74 LABOR
LAW CASES IN A DAY
State Factory Inspector Oscar F.
Nelson, brought more labor law cases
.into court today than' has ver been
known before in the city of Chicago,
in a single day. 74 such cases were
on Judge Newcomer's call this morn
ing. The mdst important offender
brought into court by Nelson was
Rothschild & Co. And again Kelson
achieved a victory when the company
was fined $5 for violating. the child
J. M. McLorkin, superintendent of
the store, admitted, that the store had
violated the" law in the case, of John
Ludolph, 11, 5212 N. Paulina street,
who on Dec. 17 was found working
in the store over 11 hours.
McLorkin pleaded that it was the
first violation on. Rothschild's part
since 1907 and was due to the care
lessness of a department manager.
Judge Ne.wcomer advised him tp
make the manager pay the fine.
A mild sensation was sprung in '
court in connection with, the $25 fine
imposed on Moir Hotel Co., owners
of the Morrison Hotel and Boston Oy
ster House, for obstructing inspect
ors. Attorney CampbelL representing
Harry C. Moir, head of the company,
who has made several million dollars
in fifteen years and' who is a notori
ous exploiter of scab labor, made the
charge that Nelson was prejudiced
against Moir because he didn't like
The obstruction charge came up in
connection with a visit . paid by In
spectors Shelton and Halley to the
Morrison Hotel on New Year's eve.
When they tried to get down into the
Boston Oyster House they were
barred by -Manager H. A. Wright, it
Jenkins Bros., coal dealers, 6 S.
State street, were fined $5 for not
keeping time record's.
E. J. Behnke, head of the Garden
City Creamery Co., 9111 Commercial
avenue, worked six.women three
nights a week, fined ?10 and costs.
Had been convicted twice before.
I. Sopkin, clothier, 130,6 S. Halsted
street, ?5 and costs. No time record.
FLOODS IN CALIFORNIA
San Francisco, Cal., Jan. 26;
Heavy rains, coming on heels of oha
of worst storms of season, put coast
line of Southern Pacific almost out
of business, caused floods to Invade
number of small towns along the.
Santa Clara and Sacramento rivers
and shut off Santa Barbara, winter
"xesort of wealthy, from telegraphic
communication with outside world.