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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 27, 1917, NOON EDITION, Image 1',
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CHICAGO WAR PLANS MOVE RAPIDLY
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
VOL.6, NO. 152 Chicago, Tuesday, March 27, 1917 3
FISHER CAR BEL LOOKS
BEATEN IN COUNCIL
VOTE ON IT TODAY
Unless Some Aldermen Change Their Minds, 50-Year;
Franchise Grab Is Buried Called Up for Today
Chicago's Coujicilmen Will 'Be.Put on
Recorder All Time.
' When the city council voted 'last
night to adjourn until this afternoon,
the Walter Fisher 50-year franchise
bill was beaten to a frazzle. The ad
journment, opposed by those who
wanted to "bury the bill forever,"
was brought about when friends of
the traction millionaires got the sup
port of aldermen who had campaign
meetings to address last night and
who didn't want, to be kept away
from them by a-jnere .council -meeting.
, ' .
There was considerable specula
tion last night asf to why the' back
ers of the franchise grab wanted de
lay until today. '
The Day Bookis-able to quote sh;
alderoien on thislvfrer their protect
tion, they will not be referred, to. by;