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TURKISH SHIP SUNK BY ENGLISH
THE DAY BOOK
An Adlcss Newpaper, Daily Except Sunday
N-. D. Cochran,
Editor and .Publisher.
500 South' P6rk $.
Editorial Monroe 353.
Ckaib&M Monroe 382&
VOL. 4, NO. 6 Chicago, Monday, Dec 14, 1914 ONE CENT
ROTTEN WAGES PAID BY SOUTH PARK
BOARD ADMITTED BY MEMBER
'Joseph Donnersberger Makes No Excuses For Poor Pay
of Employes Holds Millions in Property Yet Pay
is Much Worse Than Other Park Systems
Reactionary and stiff-necked, the
-South Park board of Chicago has a
worse record than any other park
aboard or public bodyin the city of
Chicago when it comes to paying
wag'es and handling labor.
Three of the five commissioners on
this board ..are millionaires and the
property held by the board is bigger on his physical and mental statue.
and richerthan any other park board.
In land, buildings, -improvements,
cash and other resources, these five
men hold in. control' $17,257,857.94,
according to 'fheir annual report.
fiiegeye nm h ordered
that the policemen of the South Park
system shall be the cheapest, lowest
paid in the city.
A patrolman working, for them gets
$91.67 a month in his third year. He
never goes over.this $91.67 'a month,
unless he is able to get a rating from
Capt T. E. Richards, of 86 per cent
Then he gets $95 a month. By spe
cial action April 13, 1913, a few pa
trolmen who could get by Capt. Rich
ards and secure -a rating of 76 per
cent from him -were raised to $95 n
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