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! rl V On Frontage measure did not receive cue wot for their rotes. They will make good witnesses. Some of the men who were promised t'W each for their votes only received $-"00. ' Some of the men who voted for the consolidation bill lu the Senate ami the Ilotie never received any loodIe. They will make good witnesses. Some of the men who voted for both ga meaure neer knew there vtin any IhhhIIc In It. They will make ood wltneo. They will make good witnesses. Some men w ho voted for the bill did not know at the time thnt there was boodle In It. They should be clven n chance to tell what they have learned lnce. Among otlier who are likely to be called to trll what they know about the pnaife of thee measures and the Incidents attending their pango are the following well-known cltlxctis: C. K. 0. Bllllne-. Karon .lerxiiuiiioWHki, .lames 1. .Menirher, Roswell r. l'lowcr. I.. A. Wiley, .1. A. Zimmerman, T. A. Crane. Anthony N. liridy, Walton rerjnt( n. 1'erry A. Hull. Charles H. Cun ford. The otllcers of ,ihe Ogden Gas Com l'any, The Senators who voted for the bllK Senators Aplnwnll, Baxter, Kerry, Bollinger. Crawford. Curly, Dresser, Pwyer. Evans, l'lsher, ritzimtrlek, Granger, Harding, Hull, Humphrey, Hunt. I.nndrlgnn. Leoper, Littler, Lun din, MeKlnlny. Morrison. Mounts. Mun toe, Netterstrom, O'Brien, I'embertou, Sawyer, Sparks Stubbletleld and Sul livan. The Representatives who voted for the bills. Representatives Anderson, Allen, Atchison, Karnes, Knrrlcklow, Battling, Ulood, Kovey, Uraueu, Brlgnadcllo, Brown. Kryaut, Bucktier, Busse (It. C), Butter, Cnrmody, Cavanagh, Cotup ton. Crnlg. De Woody, Dickson, Edel stein, Eldredge, Ely, Fnrrell, I'laulgan, Fuller, Gnlllgan, Glade, Hall (Ross C), Hall (Frank L.), Harusberger, Horn, Jnrvls, Johnson (C. C), Kaln, Kll course, King, Kolstedt, La Monte, Lauge, I.nub, Lovett, McDonougli, Mc Gee, McGluuls, McKnlry, Menney, Mitchell, Montgomery, Morris, Mur dock, Murray (II. V.). Murray (A. G.), Needles, Nichols, Nohe. Noting, Notli ungel. Novak, Olsen. O'Sbea, l'arrlsh, Perrottet, Powell (A.), Frlce, Qtinus troni. llevcll, Rhodes, Howe, Salmans, Snyler, Schwab, Schubert, Sclby, Sbnr rock, Sherman, Stccn, Stvrchle, Suttle, Thiemann, Thomas, Tlsdel, Torreucc, Wnlleck, Wnthler, Webb, Weldtunler nud Wilson. In addition to the above, there will be called: Two very prominent political leaders, whose names are known to all wit nesses. Several witnesses to transactions in the Ashland Block, whose names are easily obtainable, but which aro sup pressed temporarily. Several witnesses to transactions at Gore's Hotel whoso names arc accessi ble, but which are suppressed tern-lorarlly. rlous companies Into a big one, and to form a monopoly that would last for ever. "You don't suppose for a moment thnt the gns companies consolidated for the purpose of keeping down the price of gas. do you? "You don't suppose for n moment that the gas companies consolidated for the purHse of lowering the price to consumers? "If you do you must be pretty green. "The tins Trust procured the passage of the conoltdatlou and frontage meas ures so that It could make more money and pay bigger dividends by raising the price of the commodity per 1,000 feet. "The company nerds money. "Most of lis mains and street pipes throughout (he city ate either honey combed by electrolysis or are lotteii and worthless. These must be re placed. "A million must be pent for other needi'il liupiovciilcnt, "Had there been no (otioll(lntloti and ftotitnw law these Improvements would have been paid for by the stock holders, because the certainty of com petition would have prevented an In el ease In the charge to consumers, "The loiisolldatlou and frontage law. however, gives the Trust a free and open Held. It will taUe the price of gas to $:t per l.tmo feel .Inly 1, 1S!!, mark my words for It. "Why wait until .fitly 1? Well, any one ouulit to know the reason for Hint. By July 1 the picscul Lcglslatuio will have adjourned, 'and we have no fear that Hie skates in this aggregation of dotighhcnds wl'l Interfere with tin frontage law. Waiting until they ad' Joiirn before ra'slng the price of Uas gives us a elncl1 on that proposition. If the price was raised now there would be a howl, and the tattooed men might bother us. But w will wait until the cheap boys get tlroiigh and then we will iiiNe our limit to I! per thousand feet li Chicago." The people are crying for the repeal of the frontage act, Senator Case. The Gas Trust apologist and chief whisperer nutl go-between, who is around the City II 0 'let late, served live years In Uie Ohl solteutlnry for n nameless crime. The Chicago Gns Trust, which bought nud paid for the pnsuige of the Infam ous consolidation Ian in the last Leg islature, will try to buy another one this winter. The one they bought does not suit them entirely. Below Is a list of the membership of the General Assembly: SENATE. 1 Daniel J. May, It. l!7 C. 1. Oonlncr. It. '. Kelon II. Case, It. :M U. I". llerry, It. a n. mcciouu, it. :t.p i). ii. mint. u. 4 11. F. Curler, 11. 5 T.l'.MIIvlirltt, II. II Win. HuIIIvhu, II. 7 J. Humphrey, u. The history of the passage of the gas frontage Iniquity Is the history of a crime. By the lavlih use of money this scan dalous measure was rushed through the General Assembly lu 1805. Peculiar n Governor as Alt geld was, the actions of tho corruptloulsts who were behind the Infamous gas law were so bold and so open that the then Governor vetoed It In the following message: State of Illinois, Executive Office, Juno 10, 1605. To the Honorable, the Gentlemen of the Senate: I herewith return, without my np provnl, Sennte Bill No. U02, being "An net to amend section 1 of 'An act In telntlon to the consolidation of incor porated companies,' approved March 1. 1S07." This bill provides for the consolida tion of any number of corporations or ganized for the same, or similar, gen eial purposes. UNliBR IT, ALL COU l'OHATIONS ENGAGED IN THE SAME GENERAL LINE OF BUSI NESS CAN CONSOLIDATE. AND THUS LEGALLY FOUM A MONOP OLY. If this bill, or any existing law, made provision for nilci-iintcly protecting the public iu all such cases, then I would not hesitate to sign It, for It has been my desire to co-operate with tho Gen eral Assembly ns far us possible; BUT FOB THE STATE TO DELIBER ATELY LEGALIZE MONOPOLY, AND MAKE ABSOLUTELY NO PRO VISION FOR PROTECTING THE PEOPLE OF ILLINOIS FROM EX TORTIONS AND OPPRESSIONS, WOULD BE A CRIME. JOHN P. ALTGELD, Governor. On motion of Senator Crawford, the consideration of tho bill and of tho veto message was mailo a special order for June 12 at 11 n. m when action was again ostponed until June IS, again until June II. when nfter mul ing of the Journal It was then post poned for one hour, then postponed un til 4 p. m.. when, on motion of Mr. Crawford, it was oidered to He on tho tabic. "The price of gas In Chicago will be advanced to .:j per 1.000 feet on July 1, 1800," Mild a mini close to the Gas Trust the other day. "What Is the object of the mine?" was aiked hint. "What s the object? Well, that's good. The object of the raise will bo to make money, of course, ami mako ns much of It as possible. "The people will Imvo to slnnd it or go without gas "You don't suppose the Gas Trust i-pent $250,000 tu buy tho Legislature for nothing, do you? Tho Ga Trust Is not a charitable organization. "It paid out $250,000 In bribe money to Induce the last Legislature to make It n present of the consolidation mid frontage measure. "TIiIh measure gave tho Gas Trust legal authority to consolidate the vn- SHI II. II. Duiilni). II. Ill J. W. Teuiplv'n.R. va A. A. Leepor, I). :m Wui. l'nyuf. it. 8 F. K. Orinisvr. It. :i4 K. McConnvll. D. 0 1. J. Magulre, 11. 33 L. A. Towutend.lfi 10 1). W. Raster, It. 3d W. I,. Mauuts, D. 11 Nell Juul. It. .17 J. McAdaius, D. 12 II. F. Aipln'll, It. :w N. x. Iireiser.l'op. 13 J. 1'. Mabouey. II. 3 O. W. Fund'b'k.Il. 14 U. II. r.vnm, II. 40 8. C. 1'emuTu, II. 1.1 1. r. tialllKim, I). 41 J. N. C. Hhuiu'y.U. 10 I. M. Ilamllt'ii. II. 42 0. K. Hull, D. IT J. lirodvrlck, 1). 43 II. I.. Iluituiati, I). 18 C. llognrdns. It. 40 J. T. I'ayue, 1. IU 1). A. i.'nmpb'l, R. 44 J. Lamlrlnu, U. 'JO It. II. Fori, It. 4 C.'A. Davidson. 1). Jl Fred A. llUMc. II. 47 J. 1. Ilcnholt, II. Vi (I. W. HtuhTld.ll. 18 A. C. IlolllUKtT. It. 1 H. (i. Hall. II. 4U II. (.'. lloole. It. SI J. 1). l'utiiniu, II. no W. WnrUcr, .11. M W. M. Odcll. It. 51 1. T. Chapuiun, It. M W. . IMw'Us, It. UOUHK. 1 D. J. I.onliy. 1. 'J7 I. II. Trowh'gc, It. J. Ilackvtt, I). J. J. I'ool, It. A. i:. i:bvrt, II. John McLavlil'n.D. 2 V. J. Hulllvan, D. L8 J. A. Andcriun, 1), J. X. Varlejr, 11. (1. M. Ulack, I). J. It. Newcom'r.Ii. I.. Y, Hberuiau, II. 3 J. I. McOoorty.D. so W. 1. Uufflo, It. C. N. doodnow.K. C. T. Cherry. II. Wm. MiyUew. It. . James llraaen, D. 30 h. u. osrrer, R. 4 M. J. Ilutler, V. J. Krlchel, D. II. D. Fulton, R. 5 I,. II. Young, It. W. L. Martin. It. II. ltedfleld, 1). 6 . M. lloyd. R. E. J. Ilrundairc.R. J. II. Nowlckl. U. 7 IC. II. Ailing, It. W. Tlilemnnn, It. W. A. I.nntx, I). 8 u. It. Lynn, It. 1). A. Fuller. It. J. C. Donnelly. D. "U. Mantfleld. It. II. J. Robinson, D. 31 A. X. Abbott, R. A. W. Ilopklm, R. M. Kennedy, U. X! 3. C. Youns, D. N. 1'. (lasoway, D. D. C. White. R. 33 (1. W. Jobniou, It. W. W. Cole, II. i:. W. llurtt. V. 31 T. A. Kvtalllc, D. Tlioi. Mevban, Ii. J. A. McKonilo. it. 0 John Morley ll. 33 II. C. Itankln. It C. J. llellnakl, 1). C A. amiieUou,U. i. I., nuanauii,ii. u. u. LriilB, 1 1. 10 II. Aiulrua. II. J. A. Country'ii.R V. H, Iti'jjiin, Pro. 11 I. II. Olioii, It. Win. linrcliiy, II. (1. II. IlurrlM. 1). 12 l. (.'. llimclt, II. 3. It. lliTrym'n.U, M. II. Clenry. 1). 13 J. Cliurnn, 1). W. Liiruiody, I) 30 W. V. Itbudei. 1). W. T. Coulee, I). J. II. Henrcy, II. 37 Jacob (Jrove. I). n. A. I'erry, I). XV. Hcbliiuculi'l). It. 3S Thomas Zliiu. II. (I. Cnriteiu, II. II. w. IIOM, II. ,30 J. A. Vincent. D. n. t , v. Ariiuiu, if. 3. V. Cavanasli.lt. II. A. Kumler. It 14 (lay I,. Iliuh, II. 40 11. It. Ornytilllo, I). c. c. I.ec. U. C. H. Iliiritelt. R. 41 3. M. (Imy. 1). unfits Hiirr. n. T. I,. McUunlel. It. John Htuwnrt. It. II. I'. Kletzluc U. IS i:. II. Itorls, 1). John Liockcry, I). i'. j, .m cimcy. ii. 10 3. h. Hamllt'li. R. 42 I'. K. Phillips, I). i.. i;. i;uriii. it. ueu. Louden. I. J. J. Klrhy, U. Thou. Wllllami. It. 17 Ii. V. McDon'h.D. 43 1. T. Hockley, U. H. A. Malato, ti. C. A. I'urdiiun. I). Allien Ulade. R. 3. W. I.cwls. It. 18 C. A. Allen, It. 44 3. II. Ilrynnt. U, W. (1. Hcrron, R. J. k. i'. iiiitr, ii, 10 n. V. Uarklu, I). .:. WWt. K. C. U. Jobmon, R. J. I,. Howell, I). j. i-anniuKc, ii. 4S Tbomat Tlpplt, D. Carl Dune. D. J. II. Wood, It. 20 M. C. KlKini. R. 40 H. II. Hen, U. Jo.luh Kerrlck, U. V, L. McNab. D, Michael Cleary.li. N. II. Hon. II. 21 II. C. Ileliler, It. 47 J. K. Cadwall'r, R Carl Mueller. R. J. II. Farrell, I). 22 A. J. Hrrocln. R, 1). M. Funk. R. Miles ilrookn, D. W. MrKlttrlck. It. J. A. Hhcphard. Ii. 48 II. C. Ilrown, It. Arthur M. I.ee, R. j. w. iirury, u. 23 J. V. O'Malley. Ii. 40 W. IJ. Traut'u. II. 1. 1;. Miiiuvnn, u, ii. ii. iioiiiiU'r, it. S. i:. Krlckbon, R. 24 Alva Merrill. It. i:. I). Mcl.'ull'li. II. i. r. cuiiiii, i. S3 J. Kotilattdt. It. K. J. Drew, R. M. I llcnncli'y.D, 'JO J. W. Jobntou, It. V. 3. Albertseii.R, j. iii.h'k jr., ii, John Green. D r.o j. ii. iuiboiiit, n. W. II. Warder, . J. K. N. Kdw'da.ll. SI (I. J. I'nee. R. U. i:. Martin, It. A. U. Abuey, I). When the Snngainou County Grand Jury Investigates Legislative bribery It must not forget the Gas Trust agent who manipulated the deal of 1807, That deal will not be outlawed for over a year yet. The Sangamon County Grand Jury ought to summon tho attorney for tho Armour Interests, referred to In the Board of Trade report. Wo are anxious to see whether tho Gns Trust will buy tho Board of As sensors rind Board of Review this year. It will try to. 'ft & it v r'i- Can Gas Trust money bent the new revenue Inw . ' A, VOTERS OF CHICAGO! Remember Gas Trust Akin, the Attorney-General of Illinois. When Attorney Meagher was operating in Springfield he is said to have told a Senate Committee that the Legislature could regulate the price of gas after the Consolidation Bill was passed I Will Mr. Meagher inform an anxious public how it is that the Consolidation Bill can be weak in one particular and valid in all others? The only way to lower the price of gas is to give free competition. The repeal of the Frontage Law will give Chicago six new Gas Companies. The Gas Trust uses Chicago's streets and pays absolutely nothing for them. On the contrary, it charges the-citySI per 1,000 feet for all the gas it.uses.and the city pays the price! When the People's Gas Company made gas out of coal it employed 700 men at good wages. It now makes gas out of oil and employs about 40 men in 1he new process. Four gallons of oil cost 3-4 of a cent a gallon and make 1,000 feet of gas, which nets $ I when sold to the people. The Gas Trust shows the European noblemen, whose money it handles,thatsome things can be bought here cheaper than they can in Europe Legislatures, for instance. The Chicago managers of the Gas Trust are at the bottom of several other trusts that control the people's food supply. The Gas Trust will soon be able to starve the people or keep them in darkness, as it sees fit. You know who your Senators and Representatives are, and if you are not sure whether they were bribe-takers or not, just ask some one. Everybody knows the grafters, but' the people have been too lenient with them. The time has come for the people to strike bribery, and strike it hard. If it is not re-, buked now your lives and your liberties will be sold before you know itl The City Council of the City of Chicago, by a vote of 50 to 8, has passed resolutions asking the State Legislature to repeal the infamous Gas Frontage and Consolidation Laws. Will the Legislature hearken to the request and do its duty? The people of Chicago appeal to the Legislature to repeal the infamous Consolidation and Frontage Bill and save them from a raise to $3 per 1,000 feet for gas after July 1, 1899. The raise will surely come if the bill is not repealed! Will the Legislature stand by the suffering people? The Hospitals, Orphan Asylums, Charitable Institutions (both public and private), and all Churches, Schools and Institutions of Learning are the especial prey of the Gas Trust. The Gas Trust has a perpetual monopoly, thanks to the infamous Consolidation and Frontage Bill it purchased at Springfield. Is there no remedy? The Gas Trust robs the Soldiers' Widow. It robs the Orphan. It robs the Aged. It en joys a perpetual monopoly as the result of bribery. Is there no recourse? The Gas Trust has the impudence to ask the Legislature for a new law this year. The new law is even worse than the old. It hands the people of Chicago over to the Monopoly body, soul and breeches. 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