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VOL. 4, NO. 106
Chicago. Monday, Feb. 1, 1915
WOMEN TO QUESTION CANDIDATES
ON AUTOMATIC PHONE ATTITUDE
Believe Big Issue of Present Campaign is Being Clouded
Congressman Lewis to Compare Bell Rates '
With City Owned Service
The Chicago Telephone Co., West-
era Electric, Commonwealth Edison
j and all corporations .hooked up with
the public utilities combine of Chi-
J cago, which is controlled by six men,
are in politics, picking candidates,
loaning money, handing out jobs and
favors, in the city campaign now on.
This is the belief of people watch
ing the telephone question as the big
gest single issue in the campaign, in
sopite of other issues thrown to the
-i front by politicians seeking to mask
Sfee one live one.
u Women's organizations are plan
jag to put an Tegpjcd .every candi-
date for mayor and for alderman.
The mayor and council to be elected'
will not have to make a decision on.
traction or gas or any other bigjpub
hc utility as they will on telephones'
in the near future, is the view at thft
A list of questions to go to aH ca-s
dates to commit them." definitely, in '
effect, win be:
"Do you stand for the proj
merger of the Automatic cot
with the Chicago
"Do you stand for
action for possession of the wrto
matic system jirider, $he forftftora
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