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been temporarily defeated, will un
doubtedly come up again. It is some
phase of this, that Attorneys Bttelson
and Schuyler will probably again
bring up in behalf of the Automatic."
A resolution passed by the dele
gates endorsed thg-plan for a special
auditing committee to "assist" the
public service department in phone
recount. It is to come up in city
council Monday night through a re
port by Aid. Merriam. Another reso
lution passed unanimously was
against the phone merger.
These organizations had delegates:
North-West Side Commercial Ass'n,
South Side Business Men's Ass'n,
10th Ward Taxpayers' Ass'n, 71st
Street Ass'n of Commerce, West Side
Commercial League, North Clark
Street Business Men's Ass'n, Central
JEdgewater Business Men's Assn,
Lake View Property Owners and Im
provement Ass'n, "North Edgewater
Business Men's Ass'n, West Irving
Park Business Men's Ass'n, Halsted
Improvement Ass'n, Retail Mer
chants' Ass'n, West End Fullerton
Avenue Improvement Ass'n.
Club women fought dancing in
cafes before health committee. Said
liquor dealers were digging their own
MRS. BOLAND DOESN'T LIKE THE
JUVENILE COURT METHODS
Some of the things that transpire
in the Juvenile Court do not please
Mrs. William A. Boland, chairman of
the Chicago Political Equality Lea
gue, which is "watching" that court.
Mrs. Boland is of the opinion that
the Juvenile Court officers who bring
the youngsters into court should be
sworn before they are allowed to give
testimony. She is not satisfied either
with Judge Pinckney's explanation
that he has confidence enough in his
officers not to require them to take
"I saw one woman investigator get
absolutely vindictive against a child
when she was testifying," said Mrs.
Boland. "I do not like that. My
stenographer took full data on the
case. I'm going to investigate it"
CONDUCTORS HAVE A KICK
Finding themselves "between the
devil and the deep (sea" street car
conductors have decided to protest
through their unions regarding the
"back platform rule." Since the rul
ing several conductors have been
fined and suspended for not putting
men off the car who refuse to obey it.
If they eject the men forcibly they are
liable to arrest for assault.
The matter will be taken up at the
meeting of the Street Car Men's
Union on Dec. 1.
$50,000 FIRE AT STOCKYARDS
Fire destroyed Libby-McNeill's box
factory in the stockyards today.
Many girl employes were panicstrick
en. The loss was estimated at $50,
000. A fire also started in one of the'
Armour & Co. branch houses at the
George B, Kirkpatrick will come
from the east to lecture at the Oak
Theater, Armitage and Milwaukee, at
11 o'clock tomorrow -morning. His
subject will be "The Iron Fist."