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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 13, 1917, LAST EDITION, Image 8

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mittee shall report at the next meet
ing of the council the progress it has
The resolution was unanimously
referred to the judiciary committee
by the aldermen. "
The memorial called attention to
the shrinking purchasing power of
the dollar and declared that the great
masses of workers are receiving but
small increases in wages at the same
time. Congress was then asked to
use its full powers over interstate
shipments to frustrate efforts of high
price experts in the food and fuel
The first "Guardian of Liberty" roll
call that the council has been forced
into for years came yesterday when
the subject of closing the City Hall
Saturday, St. Patrick's day, came up
for discussion and a vote.
When Aid. O'Toole asked for a sus
pension, of rules to pass an order
making Saturday a legal holiday for
city employes, the council" voted as
Against a suspension of rules and
against closing the City Hall Wer
ner, McCormick, Nance, Kimball, Ty
den, Cross, Vanderbilt, Block, Ker
ner, Novak, Anderson, Utpatel, Rod
riguez, Walkowiak, Murray, Geiger,
Walker, Wallace, Haderlein, Capitain,
Link, Pretzel, Kennedy, Watson, Lit
tler, Pegram, Fisher, Buck and Mich
aelson. ' For the suspension of rules and
closing of the City Hall Kenna,
Coughlin, DePriest, Norris, Schwartz,
Hickey, Rtehert, Doyle, McNichols,
Cullerton, Krumdick, Home, Smith,
Zwiefka, Szymkowski, Sitts, Healy,
Powers, Miller, Franz, Ellison, Baul
er, Gnadt, Ad&mowswi, Hrubec,
Byrne, Lynch, O'Toole, Kearns,
Blaha, Toman.
The motion was lost because it
takes a two-thirds vote of the coun
cil to get a suspension of rules.
Considerable merriment followed ,
Aid. Schwartz' vote in favor of St
Patrick and the Irish.
The windup of the ".treason'
charges against Aid. Kennedy, first
preferred by the Chicago Tribune,
and seconded by a Third ward club-
woman whose sole evidence against
the alderman was what the Tribune
and Examiner faked, came yesterday
when a complete vindication was
handed the councilman.
The resolution of the judiciary
committee setting forth just what
Aid. Kennedy did say about revolu
tions, food hogs and munition kings,
was read into the council record, so
that no paper could misquote it.
The parking of automobiles in the
loop during busy hours was stopped
yesterday, and when Irs. Silkstock
ing from Packingtown wants to leave
her "cahr" standing in front of her
favorite high-brow department store
during rush hours she risks arrest
for her chauffeur.
The new law is planned to allow
surface cars to make better time dur
ing the'rush hours. Between hours
of 7 and 10 a. m. and 4 and 7 p. m.
autos and wagons will -be allowed to
stop in the loop only to unload or
load their passengers or parcels,
Eighteen zones where autos will
not be allowed to park at any time
of day were set out. These are near
busy transfer corners where surface
line passengers are loaded and un- r
Four bond issues were placed on
the ballot in the April election. They Qi
provide for two new wings on the
contagious disease hospital, and aaV
dition to the boys' school at Gage
Farm, shore protection at 79th st
and waste disposal facilities.
o o
Ottawa. Third Canadian war loan
of $150,000,000 put on. market.

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