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O'Brien and said Qhief Healey
backed cropked aids.
Ruth Kapitski, 15, 5813 S. Hermi
tage av., missing.
Raymond Bergert fined $6 and
costs for kissing Catherine Borre, 16,
Winnetka, without her permission.
Olab Helblom, 24 W. 105th, fined
$100 for entering home of Mrs.
Michael Croke, 9240 Harper av.
Frank A. Vogler, politician, mar
ried to Mrs. May Louise Wagner,
Anton Hagerman, saloonkeeper,
3940 Madison, killed when auto
Magazines wanted for Bridewell.
CHIEF HEALEY PUTS SUNDAY
LID UP TO CAPTAINS
Chief Healey has ."passed the
buck" in the Sunday closing order to
then'various police captains. Orders
were sent last night to all command
ing officers that they must take indi
vidual action against all violators,
take out warrants and press the
prosecution. As convictions of vio
lators of the Sunday law in Cook
county have been scarce it is be
lieved many will now take a chance
who hitherto have kept closed. Be
fore last night's order captains had
reported violations to the chief. One
captain said that under the new or
der it would take' 'something like
5,000,000 jurors yearly to hear all the
MAYOR THREATENS POLICE ON
DRY SUNDAY ORDER
Tomorrow will be the "dryest"
Sunday Chicago has ever knqwn, ac
cording to Mayor Thompson. "Big
Bill" came out flat fora dry Sunday
today. He says there will be no more
winking at violations. Any police
captain who doesn't suppress viola
tions will be jerked up before the
trial board next week. BUT says he's
tired of "monkey-work." Means bus
iness. Hasn't considered more dras
tic action with corp6ration counsel.
Chief Healey today said it was up to
State's Att'y Hoyne to punish Sunday
GAS CO. REJECTS 55-CENT GAS
MAKES "COUNTER" OFFER
The Peoples Gas Light & Coke Co.
turned down the city's 55-cent gas
proposal yesterday. A counter offer
to "consider" a 65-cent rate was
made. This offer was to include a
25-cent "readiness to serve" charge.
In addition to the counter proposal,
the gas company offered to consider
a revised system of profit-sharing,
whereby earnings in excess of 6 per
cefit on the stock would be divided,
33 1-3 for consumers, 33 1-3 for
amortization and 33 1-3 for stock
holders. The gas company's reply was pre
sented to the council gas, oil and
electric light body by Wm. G. Wool
folk, manager of Sanderson. & Por
ter, engineering firm which is repre
senting the company.
Two stipulations are made. One
that the company cannot enter into
negotiations, as suggested on. property-
valuatoin, and that rates must
be considered .with reference to the
company's financial stability and
The other that a settlement must
also involve a settlement of the pend
ing litigation for the return of $10,
000,000, which the city claims has
been unlawfully collected.
The report says no objection would
be made to a board of control to in
sure equitable accounting in behalf
of the consumer. With the reply
pame a letter from President Cow
dery of the gas company calling at
tention to the voluntary raise in e'm
ployes' wages to the amount of $35,
000 since negotiations began.
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A Detroit genius, after many ex
periments, finds it more efficient to
carry the coal to the furnace than
carrying the furnace over to the coal
pile to fill it uj