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LAST EDITION LAST EDITION
GIRL CLINGS TO STORY AGAIN S? WEIGLE
JUDGE LANDIS CONSIDERS McCORMICK CASE
Entered as Second-Class Matter April 21, 1914, at the Postoffice at
Chicago, DL, Under the Act of March 3, 1879.
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VOL. 4, NO. 46
Chicago, Thursday, Nov. 19, 1914
ILLINOIS CENTRAL GRAB IS BRANDED
"STEAL" BEFORE ALDERMEN
Henry W. Lee, Greater Chicago Federation, In Speech
, Before Council Committee, Give Hot Shots to South
Park Board Says I. C. Has Only
The Illinois Central land contract
with the South Park commissioners
came up for handling by the city
council harbors committee this morn
ing. Across a table from John Bar
ton Payr.e and Robert Redfield,
president and attorney of the South
Park Board, Henry W. Lee, consult
ing engineer of the Greater Chicago
"The contract by which the South
Park commissioners propose to give
the' Illinois Central a strip of land five
miles -long on the lake frontpjf-Cni-
cago is a steal from the public. The
so-called riparian rights which it is
assumed the Illinois Central is to give
as a consideration are rights which
the Illinois Central does not hold.
"The supreme court of the United
Stafes has, repeatedly ruled that the
Illinois Central has no riparian rights
to land upon which it squatted in the
early days of Chicago. The only
rights it has to exchange are squat
"The Chipperfield legislative com-
1 mfeon' -oih -submerged and shore