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SHOW OP MANUFACTURERS' LOBBY
GARMENT STRIKE FOND OVER $1,000
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
VOL 5, NO. 64 Chicago, Saturday, December 11, 1915 398i
MAY FIRE CHIEF HEALEY
FOR BALKING LAW
Alderman Kerner Will Ask Council to Act if Fendet
Ordinance Is Not Enforced May Seek Indictment
Law Ignored for Three Years.
Unless Chief of Police Healey en
forces the fender law steps will be
taken toward indicting him or oust
ing him from office, declared Alder
man Otto Kerner today. The threat
is a climax to a three-year fight to
get a safety measure over for the
"The council instructed the chief
of police to enforce the fender law
before Dec. 1," declared Keener to
day. "He didn't do it Now I'm
going, to see who rnns thjs-citytfie
city council or the chief of police.
"Three years, ago the fender law
was passed after it was shown that
about 65 people were killed each year
by auto.trucks which carried no fend
ers. Since then the ordinance has
been changed a half dozen times at
the request of the auto owners. We
wanted the law to be just.
"Now I see that their requests for
amendments -were aimed only to stall
the enforcement of the law.
"On March 1 we made another
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