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MONEY TO GO FOR SANITARIUM
AND MUNICIPAL HARBOR
Money set aside y the city with
the aim of buying street car railways
is now to be invested jn municipal
harbor and tuberculosis sanitarium
bonds. Action was authorized last
night by the city council. Aid. Rich
ert for the finance committee asked
for relief of shortage in the harbor
construction fund and to get 4 per
cent interest from bonds instead of
2 Per cent from banks.
All robberies in the city, the time,
place and amount of swag will be re
ported by Police Chief Gleason tb the
councd every two weeks Aid. Mer
riam asked for an order directing the
chief to make such report By these
reports faots about crime "waves"
and what parts of the city are worst
hit will be gained. Some of.the police
believe these reports will tip off
thieves on when to stay under cover.
An aditional $15,000 for the crime
committee was voted without debate.
This is taken to mean that Aid. Mer
riam is getting fairly satisfactory re
sults. If he were not certain alder
men would stand on their hind legs
and make a high howl.
Penny Phone League and 15 other
organizations' petition for a commit
tee of aldermen and citizens to assist
the public service department in con
ducting the count of automatic
phones referred to gas, oil and elec
tric light committee.
Aid. Otto Kerner asked for srfme
sort of a "lasting memorial" to be
presented to Karel Zaloudek, a sa
loonkeeper who killed two hold-up
men and wounded a third on last Fri
day morning. A medal to cost $100
would be the proper reward for "this
act of supreme courage," Kerner be
lieves. A plan for five-year wage scale
agreements with labor unions whose
members are employed by the city
was proposed by Aid. M. J. Healy. A
special committee should be appoint
ed to take the matter up with the
unions, he urged. Long-term agreed 1
ments of this sort are outside the
city's power,, it was objected by alder
men who voted teh resolution down
by 41 to 24.
A third street car track on State
street from Madison to Polk will be
considered by the transportation
committee. Mayor Harrison was
known to have said during the day
that a third track would make a
switch yard of State street
Street railway, gas and lighting
and telephone companies were au
thorized to give money to Red Cross
funds. Some of the companies have
told solicitors that because the city
shares in profits they could not do
nate. Potter Palmer estate will not get
vacation of Stone street. Aid. W.'J.
Healy reported the ordinance placed
on file because the Palmer estate peo
ple refused to pay the $180,000 asked
"Sparklers" are forbidden for
Christmas and Fourth of July Bale.
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