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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 16, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 2',
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Uthe.drys he .tickled .with Ms Sunday
I 'closing order.'' ' f
WETS IN FIGHTING CLOTHES -t
3. Wets are on the warpath. They
-.will join with any .other forces in the
council in order to sfitash the mayor
"for the Sunday order. 'Double
. -crosser" is -the name wets are passing
t from mouth to mouth with a lot more
than Ordinary human political pas
tsion. Those wets who read Arthur
Burrage Farwell's favorite book, the
j bible, say they are reminded of the
proverb: "The words of his mouth
were smoother than butter, but war
was in his heart"
5 WHY IS A POLICEMAN?
' 4. Police department will be under
flre from three directions. State's
Att'y Hoyne's prosecution of Cap't
Halpin and Lieut Tobin on graft
i charges may begin next week and the
, trial will revive Hoyne's charges that
c a crime trust is operating through po
'lice officials. Conviction of Halpin
,.and Tobin, following the convic
sjipn of" four high phce crooks this
: summer, will give new edge t Hoyne's
statemen that Sec'y -Luthardt and
Cap't P. D. O'Brien and Former Chief
t McWeeny are unfit for police service.
Council police committee will get at
reasons why coppers-have been slug
ging women' and girl strike pickets.
Chairman Lynch, Aid. Buck and Aid.
Kennedy have said they will go
throough to find out why the Mer
riam crime committee recommenda
tions are sleeping and Chief Healey's
j. promises to carry out the recommen
dations haven't been worth a pail of
01! 01! SUCH A HEADACHE!
5. Will the mayor stick new mem
bers on the schoolboard to use smash
'tactics against the Teachers' Federa
tion? Will the mayor listen to Ettel
son & Schuyler, attorneys for' the
'Chicago Utilities Co. and the States
'street stores, or will he listen to the
'Penny Phone-league and the 12 other
organizations who ask forfeiture of
the automatic phonejglant and equip
ment? Will the mayor give his full
O.-K. to the doings of tricksy Cap.
Coffin and the civil service b,oard in
firing 9,000 city employes and hiring
others whose politics were "right"?
How far will the mayor go in his at
tempt to slam through a subway and
further affront the Greater Chicago
Federation, whose officias call Mayor
Thompson a pledge-breaker? 9
6. Mayor Thompson's .career since
entering, office has let loose surprises.
WUl he show a nerve" and a political
wisdom that "will enable him to hack
his way out from the enemies now
ringed about him? Altogether, it'p
one of the liveliest chapters in po
litical drama Chicago has ever seen
in its city halL'
DETROIT TO VOTE TO ACQUIRE
Detroit, Oct 16. Detroit citizens
will vote on Nov. 2 on the city street
railway commission's plan for acquir
ing the city lines of the Detroit United
Railway. Circuit court judges today
denied a petition for an injunction to
stop the election, but reserved the
right to rule later on the merits of
the petition. v
If three-fifths of the voters approve
the purchase plan 'Nov. 2 the street
railway lines will pass immediately to
the control of the city.
: o o
San Francisco.- Union Iron Works
will build new dry dock, Hunters'
Point, San Francisco bay, available
for naval vessels.
New York.Malaihi Murphy, mo
torman who hacked car to safety )
when he felt rails. sagging In recent
subway disaster and saved 60 lives,
given 250 reward.
New York. With ink barely dry on
$600,000,000 loan to Britain and
France, announced by Lord Beading ,
that another huge loan will be sought
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