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HOYNE ATTACKS DETECTIVE BUREAU
SLUSH FUND j
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
VOL 5, NO. 42 Chicago, Monday, November 15, 1915 398
BIG BIZ CALLS WAR ON
Dep't Store Heads Kick on Expense of Installation1
Death Rate Proposition Secondary Consideration
Council Passed Order Months Ago
State street has declared war on
auto truck fenders.
Fifty-eight aldermen without a dis
senting voice voted that auto trucks
in Chicago should have fenders. That
was March 1.
Now comes big business, the lopp
department store hunch, to ask
Mayor Thompson not to enforce the
fender ordinance. '
Dennis Kelley of Mandel Bros.,
Jimmy Simpson from Field's, Charles
A. Stevens from his store, E. J. Leh-
anoThe iPalri S. Ji Httfc-oi-gfflM
man's and Henry Hart of the Boston.
Store, asked the mayor to call off
his chief of police and let their auto
To put fenders on State street auto
trucks would cost the department
stores perhaps half a million dollars.
Fighting personal Injury claims of
crushed and maimed hundreds every
years is cheaper, State street figures.
So they saw the mayor.
The ordinance unanimously passed
bv the council in March provided lor
.'tjiststo beTmade by Maj. fim&uu&