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THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
VOL. 4, NO. 184
Chicago, Monday, May 3, 1915
AID. KENNED V SAY!
PEOPLE ARE WINNING
Council Member Foresees Qreat Battle With Public m
Utilities With the People as Ultimate Victors
Chicago American Again Hit-by Labor.
Aid. John C. Kennedy yesterday ad
dressed the Chicago Federation of
Labor for five minutes.
"The time has come when it must
be decided whether Sam Insull or the
people are going to control Chicago,"
he said. "The time is coming! too,
"when all 'public utilities are going to
"be owned by the people. In five'years
the labor people of the city will have
control of Chicago. ,
"The start is'to be made right now.
The people of Chicago' should, right
fully own the automatic telejh6ne
system. That company forfeited its
rights of possession in 1911 when it
failed to get the required 20,000 sub
scribers. This system now rightfully
"belongs to the people of' Chicago and
an effort is going to be made to get
it for the people. It will, be but the
opening gun. Municipal ownership
of all public utilities will follow.
' "In the council you union men are,
sure of two vptes, Aid. Rodriguez's
and mine. Tell us what you want
and we will fight to get it for you. In
return, we need your aid in gaining
victories in the council
"The federation and every local
union, should be represented at city
council meetings. The moral' effect
of your presence will do good and you
will always be in, touch with council
condition. Let lkbor appoint a city
'council lobby right away."
The Chicago American has taen
one more swat at union labor. It has
now done away with the union car;
riage builders who repaired its de-
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