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Z C LAST EDITION 2
GAMBLING KING CONFESSES GRAFT
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
VOL. 6, NO. 98 Chicago, Tuesday, January 23t 1917
NEW HOME RULE BILL
IS CALLED BUNK
All Control Over Stocks and Bonds of Gas, Traction
and Phone Companies to Be Taken Away From
City in Proposed Autonomy Measure.
When it comes to a showdown on
the so-called home rulebill -of the
Medill McCormlck utilities commis
sion of the stated-legislature, there
will be aldermen from Chicago in
Springfield fighting that bill to a fin
ish. They charge it's about as clum-
' BRAUN NOT GUILTY
Grand Rapids, Mich., Jan. 23.
Albert Braun was found not guilty of
violating the Mann white slave act
by a juQin4k $,. district court todays
sy and silly a Job of bunking the pub
lic as has ever been offered.
"Straphangers, gas users, phone
users and the millions of customers
of the Commqnwealth Edison Co.
will be up against exactly the same
kind of a game in the future that
they have had in the past if this is
the kind of home rule Chicago is to
have," said Aid. John C. Kennedy.
"W cannot have governing pow
er unless-we have control of finances.
If Control of the finances of gas,