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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 09, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 8

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Aid. Krause tried to say that the
aldermen were confusing the issue;
that an attorney shouldn't be judged
by the crooks he defended.
Aid. Kennedy came back with:
"Along with ills other past perform
ance the senator-has misrepresented
facts to this council. He told you
he had 20,000 subscribers in the
Automatic Phone Co., and when we
decided to investigate he admitted
that he had not been telling the truth.
He'll be a corporation counsel for the
corporations. Ninety per cent of the
people of this city will no 'longer have
confidence in the office of corpora
tion counsel."
"Ettleson is not on the square and
his appointment is a disgraceful hap
pening," said Aid. Buck.
Only 24 aldermen voted against
the appointment. Forty-four did.
Here are the aldermen who voted
for Ettleson:
Coughlin, Kenna, Morris, DePriest,
Stern, Werner, Richert, Hickey, Mar
tin, Cross, Tyden, McNichols, Pett
koske, Cullerton, Mulac, Anderson,
Smith, Lawley, Utpatel, Szymkowski,
Walkowiak, Sitts, Healy, Murray,
Bowler, Powers, Fick, Miller, Krause,
Geiger, Bauler, Ellison, Haderlein,
McDermott, Hrubec, OToole, W. J.
Lynch, Bergen, Rea, Michaelson,
Toman, Blaha, T. J. Lynch, Janke.
The fight of the aldermen then cen
tered around school board trustees.
John P. Brushingham's name was
the first called.
Here's what some aldermen said in
explaining their votes.
Cullerton: "I'm going to put it up
to the mayor by voting yes."
Rodriguez: "I will not dodge the
responsibility by voting no."
Kennedy: "Labor should be repre
sented. It isn't, so I vote no."
The mayor's face visibly grew red
as he read the vote. "Yeas, 30; nays, ,
39. The motion to concur is lost," he
snapped. The vote on other trustees j
went along, with the exception of
Peterson and Clark they were all
Wheel Mrs. Scott Durand's "sas
siety" cows are going to get some
one "in bad."
When the foot and mouth disease
first was on a rampage in Illinois the
cows were quarantined, after North
Shore society was scared to death for
fear it had caught the foot and
mouth disease.
According to the government, they,
the cows, should have been killed in
stead of quarantined, and their ex
istence with the disease has made it
hard for Illinois cattlemen to sell
their stock outside of the state.
The federal grand jury is going to
look over the case and see if some
one isn't to blame for blocking the
slaughter of Lake Bluff's "sassiety"
The Western NewsDaDer Union is
again being investigated.
Judge Landis in the federal court
yesterday granted Dermission to thp
government to file affidavit against
the alleged "newspaper feature trust"
showing unfair competition.
When Judge Landis declared the
newspaper union was operating un
fairly in 1912 the company stood
charged with "unduly cutting prices"
on "boiler plate" and ready-set stuff
for country newspapers. The govern
ment officials suspect unfair compe
tition again.
o o
Some skeletons of the "school
board were given a shaking last night
at the City club.
The committee on public expendi
tures of that body told the board it
had paid salaries to dead teachers
and had made special bonuses to
employes that the civil service law
A dead employe has been on the
payroll for a year is one claim.

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