THE OMfOAOO CACIl
MB CAR SERVICE
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 tho
awful atreet car service.
Is his annual message to the city
council the mayor denounced condl
tlona as "uncomfortable, Insanitary,
Me 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 clt
Itenshlp." "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 $2,529,033
considered In connection with tho con
ditions which thousands of patrons
are daily forced to endure, affords con
vlnolng proof that health, comfort,
and even decency itself are sacrificed
to the Insatiable rapacity of the cash
"There should be some recognition
of the rights of the public, there
should be a llttlo 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 strango 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 tho power
given them by the city; from tho
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 tho
courts would compel fair treatment.
"We maintain that tho 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 ablo to Judge
of the needs of the community and
what It has within reason tho right
to expect and require than any outside
CREAM OF MALT BEER
It BMWID SOLELY
J. L. Hoerbir
1 1617 to 1619 21st Plan
T-lthi &ul 111
The Chicago Railways Company Is
giving the public the worst possible
traction service. City Traction Ex
pert Buckley has made formal com
plaint of the awful service given the
public by this concern.
In his report he 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
10:50 a. m. and 3:02 p. m.
North Avonuo '10:30 a. m. to 10:60,
cars with a capacity to carry forty
carrying from forty-three to sixty passengers.
Madison Street Loaded far beyond
capacity when many more cars could
be run. Ventilation poor; cars well
Kedzle 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 Line Over
crowding because not enough cars
Chicago Avenue Lino- Forty-flvo to
atxty-flve passengers clinging to
straps or herded on platforms in cars,
beside forty In seats, 0:26 to 11 a. m.
and 7:30 to 10:30 p. m.
Lake Street Line Long Intervals
between cars; elghty-flvo to 110 pas
sengers crowded Into them in mlddlo
forenoon, mldafternoon and evening.
Conditions bad at all hours.
Grand Avenue Lino Forty passen
gers seated; forty-flvo to sixty stand
ing, somo holding to straps, 0:80 a.
m. to 4:30 p. m.
Twelfth Street Line Long Inter
vals between cars; fifty to sixty pas
songors standing besides those in
seats, at all hours of forenoon,
ernoon and evening.
Evanston Avenue Line 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-flve
to seventy persons standing at hours
between tho so-called rush periods.
"My complaints against tho com
panies apply to tho service outside
of tho rush hours," said Export Duck
ley. "Everyone knows that tho con
ditions during tho rush hours aro
appalling, but during thoso hours, tho
companies aro probably running all
tho cars thoy can.
"It Is a shameful breach of faith
with tho public, howover, when the
companies between tho rush hours
leave cars standing In the barns be
causo thoy aro too mean to hire mo
tormen and conductors to run them,
and subject tho public to long watts
and excessive overcrowding at hours
of tho day and night when no pas
senger need bo a straphanger, and
when all could be accommodated with
Phono servlco as bad as ever.
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Ninety-six children have been bitten
by unmuzzled dogs In Chicago slnco
After licking their chops at tho
Phono banquet, Chicago aldermen
lmto to loso good picking.
The water meter grart Is bobbing
Its head up again.
It is proposed to tax every lot In
Chicago from $200 to $500 for water
motors, besides the great expense It
will entail upon all users of water.
Chicago has an Immense water
fund. If part of It waa devoted to
wards building pumping stations at
tho lake end of every section line In
Chicago thero would be no water fam
It Is astonishing what men the
water meter people can Influence to
their way of thinking.
Somo men who ought to know bet
ter ore talking for water meters.
Moro than that tho "high pressure"
schemo is up again.
According to some advocates It will
only cost thirty or forty millions of
dollars to Install motors and a "high
pressure" system. The poor will have
to pay tho cost.
With half this sum additional pump
ing stations could be built which
would more than supply the demand.
A well known engineer who was ad
vocating "high prcsuro" and water
motors said tho other day, according
to dally papers, that one of the chief
troubles In Chicago was the very high
consumption of water, which averaged
about 2,000 gallons per capita dally,
caused largoly by waste and under
ground leakago from broken connec
tions. As a remedy for waste ho
recommended water meters. The test
of the water pressure made In the
loop shows an Insufficient pressure,
but he said that the. city was install
ing a large number of water mains,
none undor eight Inches, and these
would materially Improve the pres
sure. The health of the city demands
plenty of water for everybody.
The InstalKa of meters would
limit U"i consumption of water and
rals' e price of living on the poor.
higher rates would have to be
narged In the residence districts and
tenants would have to pay the water
rates after the landlords had paid an
exorbitant rate for Installing water
This form of graft Is particularly
objectionable to Chicago people. They
will not stand for it
It bits everybody and It la unnecessary.
If. If. Connery kaa established a
garage at 2680 Wabash avenue which
la one of the Inest In the city. It will
take good care of all kinds of automo
biles and ta fully equipped to charge
People who are lMfctuc for ire
class truck storage or automobile
npace, will do wall to patronise Mr.
Connery. Ur. Connery la a brother
of John T. Connery, the well-known
coal merchant, and of Frank D. Con
nery, tho city clerk. He la a life-long
resident of Chicago and haa hosta of
friends In all walks of life. Advt.
No Imported hear te market to
day haa aat with greater sveeesa tkam
that handled toy August Lueaow. The
Original Pllsener, fross Filsea, Be
hernia, la sold by tats big ooaeora. aa
la also the famous Wursbarger Haf
brau from Wursburg, Bavaria. These
beers -are ,tae favorites at Chicago's
leading clubs, restaurants and buffets.
They are without a peer. The Chicago
offices of August Lueaow art located
la the Stock Bxchaage building, !
North LaBalle street and are under
the aaanagtmeat of Hans Lueaow, Mr.
Lueaow haa made a splendid record
for the business In the West and he
enjoys a widespread popularity aaeag
Chicago's leading business men and
The Home Brewery le net esUy Cat-
i'e youngest brewery, but It m oao
ef her moat snsesssfuL Ne brewery
ta the TJlUted States ever, achieved
Mecca la inch a abort time aa the
Home Brewery. Its beer already baa
a refutation among the levers of good
bear as being par excellence. The
Bam Brewery also bottles Its beer
aa a eaee eaa be bad by eaUlag up
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CHARLES J. VOPICKA, Preeldent
OT,ro KUBIN, Treasurer and Secretary.
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