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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 02, 1912, Image 4

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formed some kind of an injunc
tion. The Examiner, which has ac
cused all the members of the Fed
erated Newspaper Trades of be
ing radicals and Socialists and an
archists, is exceedingly bitter be
cause the Federated Trades have
been so conservative as t04ise the
The attempted bribery of
building inspectors goes merrily
Some time ago, Inspector Wm.
J. Oehlsen ordered August Kand?
of 2746 W. Chicago avenue, to.
tear out the "wall of a closet.
One week ago Friday, Kand
appealed to Chief Inspector John
J. Clafkson. Clarkson refused
point blank to' 'permit Kand to
violate the ordinance.
Saturday Kand came back
with Alderman Utpatel. Again
Clarkson refused to permit the
violation of the ordinance.
In the hallway, Kand handed
Clarkson what appeared to be a
bundle of three cigars. Clark
son said he did not want the
cigars. Utpatel laughed.
"They're no good anyway," he
Kand slipped the cigars into
Clarkson's pocket. ' Clarkson
opened the bundle in his office. A
package fell out.
Clarkson took the package in
to Building Commissioner Henry
The package contained a $5
& Sons, plastering contractors,
1034 North Oakley avenue, were
ordered to tear down a wall by
Inspector Oehlsen.
They also-appealed to Aid Ut
patel, m whose ward their place
of business is. Tfiey .also were
refused permission" to break the
Last Monday, a member of the
Brandenburg firm called on In
spector Oehlsen. In leaving, he
shook hands with Oehlsen, and
left something in his hand.
Oelilsen took if"in to Building
Commissioner Ericsson. It was
a $20 bill. !
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The tactics of the street car
companies before the board, of ar
bitration have become as unfair
as they were at the conference
Yesterday the companies' at
torney appeared before the board
and practically threatened the
people with bad service if they
were forced to raise the wages of
the men.
Today Roland Shelton, presi
dent of the City Railway Co. em
ployes, made a strong appeal to
the board that human rights be
put above street car dividends.
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Householder (to musical celeb-,
rity in street) Here, how much
will you take to move away?
Musical Celebrity Fifty cents.
Householder Too much. Mus
ical Celebrity Very well. I'll
play one more tune and you see if
The firm of Wm. Brandenburg, it's too much.

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