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? WJ-KHf BAD CARSERWCE The Chicago Railways Company Is Either Badly Managed or It Is Culpably and Wilfully Inefficient. Mayor Harrison voiced the sentl . ment of the people of Chicago on the awful street car service. la his annual menage to the city council the mayor denounced condi tion as "uncomfortable, Insanitary, ,and Immoral." He charged that the city's over crowded cars are "an offense against decency, a danger to health, and an affront to the Intelligence of good cit izenship." "This Indictment," he said, "lies against both surface and elevated lines. The almost staggering total of the city's share of the net receipts of the surface lines for 1912 $2,629,033 considered In connection with the con ditions which thousands of patrons are dally forced to endure, affords con vincing proof that health, comfort, and even decency Itself are sacrificed to the Insatiable rapacity of the cash. arawor. "There should be some recognition of the rights of the public, there should be a little common sense, a touch of generosity and a bit of hu man feeling, if you will, on the part of the corporation managers." Speaking of home rule In utilities Mayor Harrison said In his message: "It seems strange that In this day question should be raised In any quar ' ter of the right of this great city to demand the exclusive Jurisdiction over Its local affairs. The public utilities of Chicago live by virtue of the power given them by the city; from the vigor, the energy, the prosperity, the activity of our people they draw their very life's blood. The city deals fairly with them. If It failed to do so the courts would compel fair treatment. Professional Card's Goodrich, Vincent & Bradley Lawyera Th Rootcajryy Chicago Adams A. Goodrich William A. Vlneent Rate R. Bradley Wabash 4M Jf ROSS G. HALL LAWYER 1803 Asklaa Bleak CHICAGO JMPwwM vsvSWnU V4W TCLKFHI BOLPH ! IRWIN R. HAZIN . Attorney at Law KM Tlila ansl True aHstlatn CHICAOO Telephone Randolph 3627 Benj.F.Richolson ATTORNEY AT LAW First National Bank Building, Chicago Telephone Central 960. L. D. Condee ATTORNEY and COUNSELOR AT LAW 31 North Dearborn St. iMIt E4 wiri JikMttM ATTORNEY AT-LAW "We maintain that the citizens of this community who day by day, year In and year out, are brought Into In timate contact with local public utility corporations are better able to Judge of the needs of the community and what It has within reason the right to expect and require than any outside agency." The Chicago Railways Company is giving the public the worst possible traction service. City Traction Ex pert Buckloy'has made formal com plaint of the awful service given the public by this concern. In his report be summarizes con ditions on some of the lines as fol lows: Clark Street Line Through route cars only; north and south bound cars crowded far beyond capacity between 10:60 a. m. and 3:02 p. m. North Avenue 10:39 a. m. to 10:60, cars with a capacity to carry forty carrying from forty-three to sixty pas sengers. Madison Street Loaded far beyond capacity when many more cars could be run. Ventilation poor; cars well heated. Kedtle Avenue Through route No. 17, cars operating twelve minutes apart and crowded, Halsted Street Fifty-eight to nine ty passengers 10:30 to 11:64 a. m. Not enough cars at other times. Milwaukee Avenue Lino Over crowding because not enough cars are rum Chicago Avenue Line- -Porty-flve to alxty-41ve passengers clinging to straps or herded on platforms In cars, Hmiltn Uwis ATTORNEY and COUNSELLOR rSPJvHM IvSmPSNH BHBgn BPJSSJ. FnaaaM.Lmrai UmtIUAmsi Mimm Ceatral 2111 Lowet & Richards Attorney at Law 127 N. Dearborn St CHICAGO RANDOLPH 40S4 Alison H. Brown Attorney at Law Room 404 9 Sputh La Sell St. Chteago Spencer Ward LAWYER Rector Building Clark and Monroe Streets CHICAGO Telephone Central 4 II G. E. CRUIKSHANK Attorney at Law St Si, ULlMllStfNt TILI'HOIII iy MAIN Telephone Contra! all Asa G. Adams LAWYER 7S Wait Hour Strati CHICAGO THE CHICAGO EAGLE beside forty In seats, D:26 to 11 a. m. and 7:30 to 10:30 p. m. Lake Street Line Long Intervals between cars; eighty-five to 110 pas sengers crowded Into them In middle forenoon, mldafternoon and evening. Conditions bad at all hours. Grand Avenuo Line Forty passen gers seated; forty-five to sixty stand ing, some holding to straps, 0:30 a. m. to 4:30 p. m. Twelfth Street Line Long Inter vals between cars; fifty to sixty pas sengers standing besides those in seats, at all hours of forenoon, aft ernoon and evening. Evanston Avenue Line Schedule disregarded and cars run Infrequent ly; from forty to fifty passengers standing at hours before and after the morning and evening rush. Wells-Sheffield Lino Cars run at Infrequent Intervals; from forty-five to sovonty persons standing at hours between the so-called rush periods. "My complaints against tho com panies apply to tho service outside of the rush hours," said Expert Duck ley. 'Everyone knows that tho con ditions auring mo rusu noun ae appalling, but during those hours, tho companies are probably running all the cars they can. "It Is a shameful breach of faith with the public, however, when the companies between the rush hours leave cars standing In the barns be cause they are too mean to hire mo tormen and conductors to run thorn, and subject the public to long waits and excessive overcrowding at hours of the day and night when no pas senger need be a straphanger, and when all could bo accommodated with seats." , lIIOtMMONAL CARDS. William D. Munhall ATTORNEY AT LAW 1616 Ashland Block Clark and Randolph Sta. CHICAGO Telephone Randolph 3328 C. HELMER JOHNSON ATTORNEY AT LAW 179 W. WASHINGTON ST. CHICAOO Main 1347 Automatic 34151 S. E. Cor. Fifth Ave. and Wash ington Street OaytoeB. Craft 00. M. tttVMU Crafts & Stevens Attorneys and Counselors at Law Rooms) tl7, 9l and OI TOOK EXCHANGE LDO. TiWwM Mala 17 Prank H.Novak Charles W. Novak NOVAK NOVAK Attorneys at Law Suite 408, 69 W. Washington St. Phono Ctntrtl 5110 7t9 W. Ittth St., WtttPsllaua PhontW.P.89 'CHICAGO Christopher L. Flood ATTMNEV AT UW It2 N. U Salle St.. Suite 45 CHICAGO TthsMsMi Mala 1079, Automatic SU1I I. RAYMOND WILLIAMS LAWYER M National Bank Building Chicago gives to Its people the poor est water servlco of any city In the world for the money they pay for It With an exhaustless body of fresh water at her door Chicago Is constant ly talking about Installing water meters In every flat and In every home to stop "waste." This Is In the face of the fact that the enormous surplus In the water fund is constantly being appropriated to meet other expenses of the city government Instead of being used to extend and build up the water system. Water meters In every flat In Chicago would bring on a pes tilence in this big city In a short time. The fellows who are shouting for water meters are gratters, Every man who talks ot water meters or water waste In the homes of Chicago should be charged as a publlo enemy. The people cannot have too much water. To limit Its use means pestilence and disease. New York goes 168 miles for fresh water and the great aqueduct which carries it to her people cost over $300,000,000. It Is one of tho marvels of modern times and ranks alongside of tho Panama Canal as one of the wonders ot the world. Liverpool, England, Is supplied with fresh water by an aqueduct which brings a supply from Wales and yet there Is no talk of "waste" over there. Other European cities so even farther for their supply of water. But Chicago, with an abundance at .n BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBHBiaBMHiSSBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBl iiiiiiiiiiffiim . . ,tfV"aaaaBllllllllH SBSBSBSBSBSBSBSBBHpBBBBBBJ. jOSBSBSBSBSIBBBBJ BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBV'. 'it .' BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBsl ar JaSBSBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBJ JUDGE RICHARD Who has Drafted a (ROFEMIONAL CARD. Raldnca IMI Balmont Avanua Phona Qfacatand 1101 JOSEPH A. WEBER . LAWYER Suite 1214 Ashland Block CHICAOO TaUphonaa Canteal 77 Automatic 4ltlt Stillman B. Jamiesbn Attorney it Law ASHLAND IL0CK TtlsalMMCtatralitl? ARTHUR W, FULTON Lawyer IK)3 ASHLAND BLOCK Residence 3343 Manrae Street CHICAtO Telephone: Office, Central 43G8 Residence, KeHzle 6480 TELEPHONE RANDOLPH 2340 Geo. M. Weichelt ATTORNEY AT L, AW Suite 506 AibUwd Block CHtGAQO PJroaa Mala 4498 QERAQHTY & CO Badgu ana Button, Mtulkt and OtcUth Sign IS31torthU'SUBttvt, hand, Is always howling about "waste." I Who Is behind this water meter I vraff nnvivnv? An enormous sum was diverted from tho water tund this winter to supply the wants of other city departments as you can learn from the recom mendatlons of the finance committee to the city council In the printed council reports. If the water fund was properly used, a pumping station could be built at the lake end of every section line In thu city.- If this was done you would hear no more about "water waste" and tho necessity for meters n every house, James 8, Hopkins, me able and highly respected attorney, would make a splendid judge. Professional reformers ore lighting the referendum. The Council did the right thing In ordering11 all the gum and weighing machines and other articles oft tho elevated platforms. Anson II. Brown stands foremost among Chicago's ablest and most sue cessful lawyers. Albert J. Hopkins mado a great rec ord In the United States Senate and his friends all over Illinois are pre dicting his election by tho people to succeed Sonator Sherman. E. BURKE. Nsw Parole Law. PROPKMIONAL CARD, TaUphonaa nand'olphHOa Fowler & McDonnell LAWYERS 1444 Firt Nslisst Bask BUY CHICAGO Prank L. Fowler Frandf A. McDonnell Phoaa Franklin 3JI0 Auto.Jt-041 ANDREW DONOVAN Attorney and Counsellor at Law 184 West Randolph Street Metropolitan Block, Chicago U Salle aad Randolph Straate A. A. Worsley Attorney and Counsellor at Law , Suite 1010 No. 179 West Washington Strae CHICAGO Talapbma 3720 Main LOUIS LEVY MttfWMt Law ,17. MUNICIPAL NEWS Some Items of Interest From the Public Offices About Occur rences of tke Week, What the council did Monday night: Defeated, 27 to 38, Alderman Mer rlam's resolution recommending tax Mte o! fUO instead of $1.80 In pend ing park consolidation bill. Took first steps oWiii'd ?rna((on of public utility bureau to regulate serv lco and equipment of utility concerns, aid In fixing rates and represent tho consumer and patron In handing com plaints of poor telephone, gas, electric or transportation service. Row between Alderman Merrlam and Chairman Block of Local Trans portation committee, followed by new order to board of supervising engineers to present detailed plans for better traction service. Passed amendment to city code pro hibiting singing ot "smut songs." Ordered now contract for current for 15,000 new street lights, to bo fur nished by sanitary district. Commissioner of publlo works or dered to rcmovo advertising signs from elevated station platforms; n measure to uso in forcing better serv ice. Received request from various civic associations urging appointment of council committee to appear before legislative committees to support non partisan municipal elections bill. Tho city council ordered slot ma chines, weighing machines, and simil ar catch-pcnnlcs off of tho L struct ures. Why are they still there? Taxes will bo 75 per cent higher next year, thanks to tho aldermen who believe In soaking tho public. This means a big raise In rents and tho price ot living. Tho standing committees as recom mended by tho nonpartisan organiza tion commltteo, tho first named on each being chairman, and adopted by tho council are: Finance Ricftort, Harding:, Lonf, Emerson, Lawley, Botlfuss, Sltts, Pltto, Qclgcr, Krumholz, Llpps, Wil son, Twlgg, Kenrns, Holding. Local transportation Block, Mayor, Rlchcrt, Carr, Long, McDonald, Clan--cy, Hcaly (18th), Captain Llpps, Wil son, Twlgg, Bergen, Flshor, Hazcn, Toman, Donahoe. Gas, oil and electric light Sltts, Ryan, Long, Merrlam, Block, Vavrl cok, Bellfuss, Walkowiak, Bowler, Burns, Hey, Haderloln, Twlgg, Janov sky, Kearns, Bradshaw, Healy (35th), Harbors, wharves and bridges Lit tler, Kenna, Morris, Nance, Emerson, Webster College of Law National Life Building, 29 South La Salle St. JAMES HAMILTON LEWIS, Pruidtnt. Largs faculty of leading judges and lawyers. Degree f LL. B. in three yean. Evening Sessions Mondays, Wednesdays 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 mala tains the Standards of the University Law Schools. Call or send for Catalog. QEORQE M. TOBEY Superintendent Illinois Free Employment Office 732 WABASH AVENUE Phones Harrison Jj 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. MJ CONNERY, Proprietor Best Equipped Garage in Chicago. Electric Trucks Charged. Automobile Truck Storage and Gar age Space for Rent. Kerner, Czekala, Qazzoto, Oelget1, Hauler, Hey, Fround, Troblng, McDer mott, Swift Local industries Fisher, Mayrr, Carr, Klaus, Cullerton, Novak, Law ley, 'Czekala, Sltts, Schaeffer, Krum holz, Pretzel, Wilson, McDcrmott, Bergen. Judiciary, state legislation, elections and rules Donahoe, Coughlln, Hel wig, Beworsdorf, Kornor, Ahern, Clan cy, Utpatel, Walkowiak, Powers, Hau ler, KJcllandcr, Capltaln, Swift, Hold ing, Hazcn, Held. Streets and alleys, taxations and street nomenclature Hcaly (18th), Coughlln, Norris, Cross, Klaus, Mc Donald, Utpatel, Kunz, Abrahams, Burns, Kjollandor, Hadorleln, McDcr mott, Swift, Toman. License Fltte, Norris, Ryan, Mer rlam, Cross, Vavrlcek, Novak, Ahern, Utpatel, Bowler, Hoy, Hadorleln, Jan ovsky, Bradshaw, Held. Buildings and city hall Clancy, Nash, Carr, Cross, Vandcrbllt, Klaus, Bowersdorf, Walkowiak, Powers, Schncffor, Pretzel, Troblng, Littler, Latchford, Healy (35th). Schools, fire, police and civil servlco Ryan, Harding, Mayer, Rlchcrt, Mar tin, Holwlg, Block, Vavrlcek, Bowers dorf, Qclgcr, KJcllandcr, Bergen, Bradshaw, Held, Hcaly (35th). Health Nance, N,ash, Martin. Mer rlam, Vanderbllt, Cullerton, Ahern, Lawley, Kunz, Gazzolo, Abrahams, Freund, Pretzel, Littler, Latchford. Water Toman, Kenna, Ryan, Mar tin, Holwlg, Vandcrbllt, Kerner, Kunz, Gazzolo, Powers, Abrahams, Schaoffer, Freund, Latchford, Hazen. Railway terminals Gelger, Kenna, Harding, Rlchert, Holwlg, Bewersdorf, McDonald. Utpatel, Hcaly (18th), Bowler, Schaeffer, Capltaln, Littler, Fisher, Donahoe. Tho select committees named by Mayor Harrison In nccordanco with council resolutions wcro: Track elevation Janovsky, chair man; Fisher, Emerson, Kenrns, Batt ler, Nance, Czekala, Troblng and Nash. Compensation Harding, chairman; Bellfuss, Llpps, Krumholz, Holding, Pltto. Bathing beaches and recreation piers Norris, chairman; Bowler, No vak, Cross and Burns. Special park commission Alderman Bollfuss, chairman; Capltaln, cough lln, Cullerton and McDonald, and Os car F. Mayer, Jens Jensen, Cyril Flala, Paul Drzymalskl, Peter S. Goodman, F. A. Llndstrand, Charles Bock, Georgo Landau, Samuel J. Rosenblatt and tho Rev. Julius Rappaport. ALBERT H. PUTNEY, Ph. D LL. D., Dto. A. A. BARNES Ass't Superintendent Chicago ms& ,W.& 'frjrttl't i rt IVMfft . 1 -.