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LAST EDITION ONE CENT
SERBIA TURNS DOWN LAND-PEACE OFFER
MINNEHAHA AT PORT WITH FIRE OUT
ERARD TO GET GERMAN REPLY SATURDAY
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
VOL. 4, NO. 240 Chicago, Friday, July 9, 1915 3983
0 HEAR THE LAWYERS
HOLLER FOR HELP!
The Phone Trust Throws the Legal Bull All Over the
City Hall The Difference Between Legal
Bunk and Common Sense,
BY N. D. COCHRAN
1 waded through Walter Fisher's. well-known opinion yesterday and
heard Sam Ettelson let off steam at the council committee last night, and
I didn't think what either of them had to say was worth the time it took
to read or hear it
Much of Fisher's long-winded opinion was made up of what some court
A here, there and everywhere had to say at some time or other about some
thing or other; and when Walter had worked it all out of his system ha
wound up about where he started.
Asa spouter for the Chicago Tunnel Co., Sam Ettelson overlooked one
bet. He ought to have cried a little to add pathos to the situation. But
he did get far enough along to blame the people because the tunnel com-'
pany didn't get 20,000 bonafide subscribers.
Eli Felsenthal butted in variously and numerously while Judge Foster
was addressing the corronittee-on gas, oil and electric light, but when Judge