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Newspapers that 'howled for
$8,000,000 for that boulevard con
nection and a two-story bridge for
Yell like stuclcpigs when it is pro
posed to buy autobuses for the peo
ple who don't own autos and can't
get on the crowded street cars.
They want to spend all of the trac
tion fund for department store sub
v Nothing at all for autobusses to
haul the people.
Subways in the loop will be nuts
for the street railway magnates.
Autobuses won't help anybody but
Marshall Field III. started in on his
Chicago career by blowing himself
to a swell bachelor dinner at the
This young man might better be
making a careful study of where his
millions come from.
His grandfather's wage-slave pol
icy is responsible for poverty, vice
And there are some mighty dirty
dollars in those millions.
One way to bury that traction fund
is to spend it on an utterly useless
Motorbuses would help straphang
ers in all parts of the city.
Ass't Chief Schuettler says he will
stand by HIS policemen when they
They are not YOUR cops, Herman;
they belong to the people of Chicago
and are supposed to be servants of
And they ought to be friends of
the unemployed instead of enemies.
It would be a good thing to let the
jobless parade the whole length of
Let the idle rich see the hungry
poor, who are only idle because they
can't get work.
The way to fight the food gamblers
is to put an embargo on foodstuffs.
Thct would knock the price down
Does Aid Capitain represent the
people of Chicago or the street rail
That's an old trick the police
starting a riot and then arresting the
people who didn't start it
NELSON OUTLINES PLANS
Flying squads patterned after
those of the police department of this
city are now being used by State Fac
tory Inspector Nelson, who says that
they are an improvement over the
old system of placing a deputy in
spector in a town and there leaving
him to work for months.
"We cleaned up Quincy, HL, in a
week," Nelson told a reporter for The
Day Book yesterday. "Many of the
factory owners were caught unpre
pared and were served with the 30
day notice for improvement. It is al
most time to start our annual in
spection of Chicago factories and I
shall use the same method here.
"Every day we are finding factories
hidden in out-of-the-way places. - I
intend to ask the present legislature
to pass a law compelling Illinois in
dustries to register location of their
factories and number of employes.
This wQl simplify matters.
"Last week I directed the activities
of the flying squad in East St. Louis
and the neighboring territory. As a
result of this trip we have a num
ber of suits filed against the Illinois
Central and other corporations for
violation of the health, safety and
AUSTRIA'S LOSSES IN WAR
Copenhagen, Jan. 19. Private ad
vices received here state that 100
casualty lists had been issued in
Vienna, giving Austria's losses in the
war, with the exception of the last
two months. The lists showed 2,263
officers killed, 8,980 wounded and 628
captured. Of men the lists showed
49,827 killed, 231,160 wounded and