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any 'land at all. All it has done Is
yflncrpach of city property,," Geiger
-,ijl-cloil't say they hav6n't.encroach
efl." They have done it for years.
There is not a railway in Chicago but
has. encroached on city property. The
need of the city, however, is for ter
mlnarfacilities. This track ordinance
will be of assistance to people in the
outlying districts who want better
-Map Superintendent Riley and Sur
vey Engineer Phillips since Feb. 25,
1914,jhave located places occupied or
obstructed by the C. & W. I. with
main (line tracks, switch tracks with
out any authority of the city, state or
natiob so far as any-available records
show These are the locations:
Indiana av., E. 90th pi. toE. 91st
st, 2300 sq. ft. Alley, 5,600 ft.
1,200-foot strip for C. & W. I. yards
romjl02d st. to 140th st
165,000 sq. ft. at Jeffrey av. and
Yates av., between south line of E.
94th st and north line of right of way.
27,700 sq. ft north and south alley
and portion1 of -E. 127th st and B;.
3,630 sq. ft 130th st, east of Tor
renceXav. 51,500 sq. ft Torrence av., 118th
st. to 120th st
2,560 sq. ft., alleys, east of Kilpat
It's useless to try to get any action
on street car crowding from Bion J.
Arnold and the board of supervising
engineers or President Busby of the
surface lines, according to Aid. Eu
genoBlock, chairman local transpor
tation committee. He told the city
council last night that Bion Arnold
hangs onto the "service-standard"
ordinance and won't make any
changes in it
"I know it's hard to get a seat for
every passenger duirng the rush
hour,"" said Block. "But I do expect !
and know it's reasonable to demand
that during the non-rush hours ipf the
day everybody who pays a fare. should
have a seat The" service standard 1
ordinance proposed by Mr. Arnold
elgalizes straphanging durng the non
Block introduced a new service
ordinance which has been worked out
with Prof. Bemis of the board of su
pervising engineers and Traction Su
pervisor Kelker of the public service
department. Kelker has tried to get
to Busby and talk over an agreement,
but Block says it's all been useless.
By resolution, next Monday night was
fixed for special discussion service
Vehicles prohibited from standing
at curbs in loop districts longer than
a half hour by ordinance passed.
Protest received from trustees mu
nicipal tuberculosis sanitarium
against being included in proposed
park consolidation bill.
Ordinance passed to allow Blue
Island to buy water from city.
Thirty days' extension loan of ?lr
000,000 from traction fund with har
bor bonds as security granted. Ex
piration of loan is today. Bonds will
be sold and loan taken up.
FEDERAL INSPECTORS WILL
WATCH DOPE TRAFFIC
Special federal inspectors have
been appointed to watch the trend, of
the dope traffic. During this month
"quack" doctors will be under con
stant observation by federal men to
prevent selling of dope to fiends.
The records which are required by
the new Harrison law will be observed
and if any physician's sale of dope
exceeds the average he will be called
Suspected peddlers of drugs will be
carefully watched this month, as he
government is fighting hard to .make
the new dope law effectiye.
Binehamton, N. Y. 4 Chinamen
subsisted 4 days on wheat kernels
to get into U. S. Arrested in cellar
of laundry, charged with being smpgt
gled into country.
Washington. Pre. Wilson signed
$164,000,000 general pension MIL