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I" HJtf THIE CHICAGO EAGLE BAD CAR SERVICE The Chicago Railways Company Is Either Badly Managed or It Is Culpably and Wilfully Inefficient. The Chicago Railways Company la .giving the public the worst possible traction tervlco. City Traction Ex pert Buckley has made formal com plaint ot the awful service given the public by this concern. In his report he summarizes con ditions on some of tho lines as fol lows: Clark Street Line Through route cars only; north and south bound cars crowded far beyond capacity between 10:50 a. m. and 3:02 p. m. North Avenue 10:39 a. m. to 10: CO, cars with a capacity to carry forty carrying from forty-threo to sixty pas sengers. , Madison Street Loaded far beyond capacity when many more cars could bo run. Ventilation poor; cars well heated. Kcdzlo Avenue Through routo No. 17, cars operating twelvo minutes apart and crowded. Hoisted Street Fifty-eight to nine ty passengers 10:30 to 11:54 n. m. Not enough cars at other times. Milwaukee Avenue Lino Over crowding becauso not enough cars are run. Chicago Avenuo Llne-Forty-flvo to sixty-five passengers clinging to straps or herded on platforms In cars, bosido forty In scats, 0:25 to 11 a. m. 'and 7:30 to 10:30 p. m. Lake Street Lino Long intervals between cars; elghty-flvo to 110 pas sengers crowded Into them in middle forenoon, midaftornoon and evening. Conditions bad at all hours. Grand Avenuo Lino Forty passen gers seated; forty-fivo to sixty stand ing, some holding to straps, 0:80 a. m. to 4:30 p. tn. Twelfth Street Line Long Inter Professional Card's Goodrich, Vincent & Bradley Lawyers Th Rookary, Ghleaago Adams A. Goodrich William A. Vincent Ralph R. Bradley Wabash 480 ROSS G. HALL LAWYER 1 80S Ashland Block CHICAGO TllkOM CMtMl Ml TCLCPHONK RANDOLPH lift IRWIN R. HAZEN Attorney at Law Ot Tltla and Truat BtillsUnf CHICAGO Telephone Randolph 3037 Benj.RRicholson ATTORNEY AT LAW First National Bank Building, Chicago Telephone Central 960. L. D. Condee ATTORNEY and COUNSELOR AT LAW 35 North Dearborn St. iNvpEiwafiJikistiH ATTORNEY AT-LAW IKffOt BUILJMNQ ONCAOO vals between cars; fifty to sixty pas sengers standing besides those in seats, nt all hours of forenoon, aft ernoon and ovenlng. Evanston Avenuo Lino Schedule disregarded and cars run infrequent ly; from forty to fifty passengers standing at hours beforo and after the morning and evening rush. Wells-Sheffield Line Cars run at infrequent. Intervals; from forty-five to seventy persons standing at hours between tho so-called rush periods. "My complaints against tho com panies apply to tho servlco outsldo of tho rush hours," said Expert Duck ley. "Everyone knows that the con ditions during the rush hours aro appalling, but during thoso hours, tho companies aro probably running all tho cars they can. "It Is a shameful breach of faith with tho public, however, when tho companies between tho rush hours leavo cars standing In tho barns be cause they aro too mean to hire mo-torn-en and conductors to run them, and subject tho public to long waits and excessive overcrowding at hours of the day and night when no pas senger need bo a Btraphanger, and when all dould bo accommodated with seats." Tho Telephone Trust and Its friends who havo been loud voiced In their claims that they had Governor Dunno with them, havo been bddly fooled. Tho Governor is not with tho Tele phone Trust or with any of its mo nopolistic tendencies. On the contrary bo has prepared a bill which will givo to the city of Chi cago full opportunity to curb this aw J Huniltoii Lewis ATTORNEY and COUNSELLOR CfUKnsftM NttlMMl Ink Mfc. FnadiM.UwM UnrRidMnai Pkeae Caatral 2lls Lowes & Richards Attorney! at Law 127 N. Daarkore St CHICAGO RANDOLPH 40S4 Anaon H. Brown Attorney at Law Room 404 9 South La Sail St. Chicago Spencer Ward LAWYER Rector Building Clark and Monroe Straata CHICAGO Telephene Central 4BI1 C. E. CRUIKSHAHK Attorney at Law Salt as, l2UStHl3tfMt CIHClttO T 1 1 'HON! 1870 MAIN Teleahene Central CIS Asa G. Adams LAWYER 76 Wait Monro Street CHICAGO ful trust and clip its tentacles. Under tho Governor's bill tho ap plication of the act Is not compulsory. Any city may pass under tho act or withdraw from Its application at will. Only tho commission is provided for, there being no separate commission for the city ot Chicago. The peoplo of each city aro given control of tho local situation, through tho Initiative and referendum. Any city council may, by ordinance, pass under tho provisions ot tho act, or onco being under tho act, may with draw in tho samo manner. - After Buch an ordlnanco Is passed It shall bo suspended for thirty days to give opportunity for a reforendum vote. Such a vote may bo had upon potltion ot 5 per cent ot tho voters. Tho council Is compelled to submit tho question to a referendum vote at any timo upon petition of 10 per cent of the voters. Full control to regulate all rates ot all public servlco corporations Is given the commission, together with control ovor tho Issuing of stocks and bonds or tho Incurring of other forms of In debtedness. Capitalization ot fran chises is prohibited, and stock Issued without tho approval of tho commis sion is declared to be void. Authority Is given any city council to Investigate the affairs ot any of Its public servlco corporations, and any Circuit court Is authorized to compel tho attendance ot witnesses and force any 'company to bring all its records into court for a hearing. The stato commission is empowored to make any Bort ot Investigations, and whero accommodations are considered inadequate, or any property of a com- PHOTItMONAU CARDS. William D. Munhall ATTORNEY AT LAW 1616 Ashland Block Clark and Randolph Sti. CHICAGO Telephone Randolph 3325 OsytoaB. Crafts Co. M. tr.w Crafts & Stevens Attorneys and Counselors at Law Raoma 017, 018 and OIO TOOK EXCHANGE BLDO. Tfttpbont Mala 167 P ronlt 1 1 . No vale Charlct W. No vale NOVAK & NOVAK Attorneys at Uw Suite 408, 69 W. Washington St. t Phopo Central SSS0 7t9W.IMthSt., West rattan PbomW.P.89 CHICAGO Christopher L. Flood ATTMNEV AT LAW 112 HU Salle St, Suite 45 CHICAGO Teleshontii Mali 1079, Automatic SUII S. C. HERREN ATTOMIBT.AT.UW 3a Fleer, AsUaaJ Meek CHICAAO E. RAYMOND WILLIAMS LAWYER Fir National Bank ulltfting pany is deemed unsafe or dangerous, a full hearing may bo had, and the commission may order any sort of im provements It deems necessary. Cities aro empowered to appoint lo cal commissions to investigate the af fairs of any public utility concern and by order or resolution, any city may call upon the state commission for any Information desired relative to Its local companies. The telephone trust wants to add to the high cost ot living. It wants all phones In Chicago placed on the nlckel-ln-advance basis and It has the gall to ask the Alder men to sanction this robbing. Under the proposed scheme, every time a housewife ordered a pound of butter -by telephone she would have to deposit a nickel Lefore telephon ing. But the telephone trust must have victims, otherwise It could not con tinue to pay eight per cent per annum in dividends to its stockholders. Tho people of Chicago are looked upon by the trust as easy marks. Brother Bomls has a queer way of figuring things. Tho "Export" appar ently sympathizes with the poor Phono Trust, becauso his recommen dation If ndoptcd will keep tho public from getting any money back when Rstldsncei IWI Belmont Avsnu Phon Qractland 110) JOSEPH A. WEBER LAWYER Suite 1214 Ashland Block CHICAOO TUphonf Central 776 Automatic 4-161 Stillman B. Jamieson Attorney at Law ASHLAND BLOCK TtklbouCutrsJlM? ARTHUR W. FULTON Lawyer 1103 ASHLAND BLOCK Residence 3343 Monroe Street CHICAOO Telephone: Office, Central 4308 Residence, Kedzle 6480 TBU3PNONB RANDOLPH 2340 Geo. M. 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Badges ana Buttons, Muslin and Oilcloth Signs 153 North LmSmIIo Street, their guarantee fund Is more than ex ceeded by the nickels In the slot. The expert said that whore advan tage Is taken of the price of calls In addition to the guarantco of ono call a day, the subscriber must give up tho -right to a refund ot cash paid when his coin box receipts fall below the guarantee ono month and go abovo it tho following month. Ho computed the total effect ot this re duction as 73,000, although ho qual ified by saying a less number of sub scribers than he figured might accede to the nickel first condition. Forest preserve graft promises to be very good. Speculators aro busy buying up everything with a treo on It along the Desplalnes and North Branch. They buy cheap and will sell to the city at big profits to them selves. Taxpayers are not looking with any relish upon tho efforts ot certain re formers to havo legislation passed that will raise taxes. They aro car rying a pretty heavy load as It Is with out adding any excess baggage. A cent a call or at the most !H cents a call would yield the telephoae company a profit and save money for the people. t.i.-i....... J Contral I IS Telephone R,ndoPh 06 Fowler & McDonnell LAWYERS 1444 First Natloaat Buk Bldg. CHICAGO Frank L. Fowler Francli A. McDonnell Phone FrnkUo2JI0 Auto. 31-041 ANDREW DONOVAN Attorney and Counsellor at Law 154 Wait Randolph Street Metropolitan Block, Chicago La Sail and Randolph Streets A. A. Wortley Attornay and Counsellor at Law " Suit 1010 No. 178 Weat Washington Stree CHICAGO Telephone 3729 Main LOUIS LEVY ftMeavo, M. MUNICIPAL NEWS Some Items of Interest From tht Public Offices About Occur rences of the Week. All principals of schools and tench crs In the city received a letter on Monday from Mrs. Ella Flngg Young, superintendent of schools, expressing her earnest approval of tho Urlon teachers' pension bill. Mrs, Young In her letter stated that she took this method of replying to rumors which had reached her to the effect that many teachers havo been given to understand that she opposed the bill. Four deputy clerks In the Superior court were let out Tuesday by Supe rior Court clerk It. J. Mcdruth, and their places filled by Democratic ap pointees. The men dismissed aro: William Albrccht, In Judgo McKln ley's court; A. K. Lewis, Judge inv nnnugh's court; William Illcblc, Judgo Urentano's court; James llldwell, Judgo Sullivan's court. Hut tlireo of the clerks from the last administra tion remain in tho oillcc. Moro than a score of banners, signs, barber poles and other obstructions were removed from South Statu street, between Congress and l'olk streets, Monday, by tho department of streets. All kinds of obstructions wcro carried away, with tho excep tion of electric signs. Tho raid was confined to tho enst sido of tho street, Webster College of Law National Life Building, 29 South La Salle St. JAMES HAMILTON LEWIS, Pruidenl. Large faculty of leading judges and lawyers. Degree af LL. B. in three yean. Evening Session! Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays. Text-book, case and lecture system. Post-graduate and the legal courses. Special preparatory course for the bar examination without extra tuition fee. This College main tains the Standards of the University Law Schools. Call or send for Catalog. GEORGE M. TOBEY Superintendent Illinois Free Employment Office 732 WABASH AVENUE Phones Harrison Jgjjj Telephones: Main 901 Automatic 36619 Illinois Free Employment Offices WEST SIDE OFFICE 560-562 West Randolph Street CHICAGO JACOB H. MARKS, Superintendent First-Class Garage 2630 Wabash Avenue M. M,' CONNERY. Proprietor Best Equipped Garage in Chicago. Electric Trucks Charged. Automobile Truck Storage and Gar age Space for Rent. The Factory is the Place to Buy FURS Every Description Fur Repairing and Remodeling at Most Reasonable Prices GEORGE W. PAULLIN Fourth Floor Stewart Bldtf. Fourth Floor IS. W. Corner State and Washington St. as a similar clearing of obstructions took place on tho other sldo a week ago. Tho work was dono by order ot Frank Solon, superintendent of Btreots, who has acted In conformity with an ordlnnnce directing tho street department to see that all obstruc tions are removed from tho stdownlks by January 1, 1915. If the Council abolishes the flat telephone rate for tho reason that the tolophono trust nsks It to abolish It, then tho Council should ordor the company to give a robate of two centa upon ovcry five-cent call. The tele phono trust complains that flat rate phones Increase its burden 25 per cent. That users of flat rata phones only pay ono and a halt cents a call, whilo tho whole Bervlco, modlum and flat, costs tho company over two cents a call. Very well, lot tho Aldor men sny to tho phono crowd: "Wo havo cut oft 25 per cent of your bur den. This will Incrcnso your rovonuo. Qlvo tho peoplo tho benefit and let them havo a robato of two cents "i overy call." Judgo James C. Martin Is making n splendid record on tho Municipal Court bench. ALBERT H. PUTNEY, Ph. D., LL. D., D$a. A. A. BARNES Ass't Superintendent Chicago OF jltt V , Ji(tATE - WSSS&grtf mtunttJiiiHHiSJijs JimUM,tdi,v m tk