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Alexian Brothers-Racine and Belden avenues.
Bennett-North Ada and Fulton streets.
Chicago Baptist-Rhodes avenue and 34th street.
Cook County-West Harrison and Wood streets. Detention-Wood and West Polk streets. Emergency (city)-309 5th avenue, 334 West Monroe street, 533 Wells street, 339 Michigan avenue and 402 Washington boulevard.
Englewood-West 60th and South Green streets.
German-American-1619 Diversey boulevard.
Illinois Charitable Eye and Ear Infirmary-227
Isolation-West 35th street and Lawndale avenue.
Lake View-1728 Belmont avenue.
Mary Thompson-West Adams and Paulina streets.
Maurice Porter Children's-606 Fullerton avenue. Memorial Institute for Infectious Diseases-762 West Harrison street.
Mercy-Calumet, avenue and 26th street.
Michael Reese-Groveland avenue and 29th street. Monroe Street-1044 West Monroe street.
Norwegian Lutheran-Haddon avenue and Leavitt street.
Norwegian Lutheran Tabitha-North Francisco avenue and Thomas street.
Park Avenue-175 Park avenue.
Passavant Memorial-192 Superior street.
Post-Graduate-Dearborn and 24th streets.
Presbyterian-West Congress and Wood streets. Provident-Dearborn and 36th streets.
Robert Burns-Washington boulevard, opposite Garfield park.
Roosevelt--805 West Monroe street.
St. Ann's-North 49th avenue and Thomas street. St. Anthony de Padua-West 19th street and Marshall boulevard.
St. Anthony's Hospital and Orphanage-28 Frankfort street.
St. Bernard's Hotel Dieu-6337 Harvard avenue. St. Elizabeth's-North Claremont avenue and Lemoyne street.
St. Hedwig's-936 North Hoyne avenue.
St. Joseph's-360 Garfield avenue.
St. Mary of Nazareth-545 North Leavitt street.
Swedish Covenant-250 West Foster avenue.
avenues and 9206 Commercial avenue. Washington Park-60th street and Vernon avenue. Wesley-2459 Dearborn street.
West Side-819 West Harrison street. Woman's Hospital of Chicago-Rhodes avenue and 32d street.
Chicago Clinical School Free-819 West Harrison; daily, 9 a. m. to 6 p. m.
Chicago Eye and Ear-1405, 126 State; 9:30 a. m. to 1 p. m.
Chicago Lying-In-Maxwell and Newberry and 192 West Division.
Chicago Medical Mission-472 State; 9 a. m. to 10 p. m. daily.
Chicago Policlinic-176 Chicago avenue; 8:30 a. m. to 5 p. m. daily.
Chicago Public-Dearborn and 24th; all day.
German Hospital-Larrabee and Grant place; 9
Hering College-352 South Wood; 8 a. m. to 8 p. m.. except Sundays.
Illinois Charitable Eye and Ear-121 South Peoria; 1:30 to 3 p. m., except Sundays and holidays. Kirkland Free-122 Halsted.
Marcy Home-134 Newberry avenue; 2 to 5 p. m., except Sundays.
Mary Thompson-West Adams and Paulina; 1 to 3 p. m., except Sundays.
Mennonite-145 West 18th; Mondays, 7 to 9 p. m.,
Provident-Dearborn and 36th.
St. Anthony's Free-28 Frankfort: daily. St. Joseph's Free-360 Garfield avenue; 10 a. m. to 12 m.. 3 to 5 p. m., except Sundays. St. Luke's Free-1426 Indiana avenue; 8 a. 5 p. m., except Sundays and holidays. South Side-2431 Dearborn; 10 a. m. to 12 m. and 2 to 4 p. m. daily.
United Hebrew Charities West Side Free-Morgan, near Maxwell; daily except Sundays. Volunteers of America-767 West 63d.
West Side Free-Congress and Honore (College of Physicians and Surgeons); daily, except Sundays. 10 a. m. to 4 p. m.
West Side Maternity-460 South Desplaines. Woman's Hospital of Chicago Free-Rhodes avenue and 32d; daily, except Sundays, 2 to 4 p. m.
PRINCIPAL LIBRARIES OF CHICAGO AND EVANSTON.
CHICAGO PUBLIC LIBRARY. Michigan avenue and Washington street. Board of Directors-James F. Bowers, president; Bernard J. Cigrand, vice-president; Z. P. Brosseau, John W. Eckhart, Robert J. Roulston, John L. Novak, Graham Taylor, Julius Stern, Antonio Lagorio.
Meetings-Regular meetings of the board are held at 8 p. m. on the second and fourth Mondays of each month.
Secretary-William B. Wickersham.
Hours-Circulation department open 9 a. m. to 6:30 p. m.; Sundays, closed; reading room and reference department, 9 a. m. to 10 p. m.; Sundays, 9 a. m. to 6 p. m.
The public library is free to all residents of the city. Books may be borrowed for home reading either at the main building downtown or at any of the various delivery stations. The only requirement is that the borrower must furnish a certificate signed by a property owner guaranteeing the library against loss.
At the close of the library year, May 31, 1907, the public library contained 339,664 volumes. The aggregate circulation for the year was 1,986,664 volumes, which does not include the use of books kept on the open shelves at the main library or its branches or the periodicals and newspapers used in the reading rooms.
Following is a list of the delivery stations.
1. 378 Orleans-st.
2. 633 Larrabee-st.
3. 477 Lincoln-av.
4. 2517 N. Hermitage
5. 1665 Lincoln-av. 6. 226 North-av.
7. 4810 N. Clark-st.
10. 1617 N. Clark-st.
1. 154 22d-st.
2. 190 31st-st.
3. 3961 Cottage Grove
4. 663 W. 43d-st.
5. 49th-st. and Lake-av. 6. 441 W. 63d-st. 7. 2876 Archer-av.
8. 89th-st. and Muskegon-av.
9. 9901 Ewing-av. 10. 72d-st. & Normal-av. 11. 531 E. 55th-st. 12. 3841 State-st.
13. 572 47th-st.
14. 759 W. 120th-st.
15. 11100 Michigan-av.
16. 246 W. 69th-st. 17. 413 63d-st.
18. 1079 75th-st.
19. 45th-st. and Marshfield-av.
20. 8670 Vincennes-av.
23. 33d-st. & Shields-av. 24. 7502 Saginaw-av.
1. 485 S. Clinton-st.
2. 547 Grand-av.
3. 770 W. Madison-st. 4. 821 S. Ashland-av. 5. 1202 Milwaukee-av. 6. 355 S. Western-av. 7. 862 N. California-av. 8. 1520 Ogden-av.
9. 21 Blue Island-av. 10. 2020 W. Madison-st. 11. 1201 W. Irving Parkbd.
12. 1269 W. Madison-st.
17. 1681 W. 12th-st.
22. 285 N. Lawndale-av.
27. 1598 Armitage-av.
THE JOHN CRERAR LIBRARY.
President-Judge Peter S. Grosscup.
Vice-Presidents-Henry W. Bishop and Thomas D.
Secretary-Leonard A. Bushy. Treasurer-William J. Louderback.
Librarian-Clement W. Andrews.
Board of Directors-E. W. Blatchford, Robert T. Lincoln, Henry W. Bishop, John M. Clark, Frank S. Johnson, Peter S. Grosscup, Marvin Hughitt, Thomas D. Jones, John J. Mitchell, Leonard A. Busby, Robert Forsyth, Chauncey Keep and the mayor and the comptroller of the city of Chicago, ex officiis. Hours-The library is open daily, except Sunday. from 9 a. m. to 10 p. m.
The John Crerar library contained in October, 1907, 211,000 volumes and 50,000 pamphlets on the social, physical, natural and medical sciences and their applications. They cannot be taken from the library, but may be freely consulted by all who wish to do so. The department of medical science, formerly housed in the Newberry library building, has now been moved to the main library. where the Senn reading room is open to physicians and students.
THE NEWBERRY LIBRARY. North Clark street and Walton place. President-E. W. Blatchford. Librarian-John Vance Cheney. Secretary-Jesse L. Moss. Trustees-George E. Adams, Edward E. Ayer, Eliphalet W. Blatchford, Franklin H. Head, David B. Jones, Bryan Lathrop, George Manierre, Horace H. Martin, Gen. Walter C. Newberry, John A. Spoor, Lambert Tree, John P. Wilson, Moses J. Wentworth. Hours-From 9 a. m. to 10 p. m. every day except Sunday.
LEWIS INSTITUTE LIBRARY. West Madison and Robey streets. The Lewis institute library contains about 15,000 volumes and 1,000 pamphlets. The public is admitted to the reading room, but books are loaned only to instructors and students. Throughout the school year the library is open from 8 a. m. to 5:30 p. m. daily except on Saturday, when it closes at 3 p. m.; during the session of the night school the hour for closing is 9:30 p. m. Librarian, Miss Frances S. Talcott.
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO LIBRARY. At the university, 58th street and Ellis avenue. This library contains 461,385 volumes and 170,000 pamphlets. It is primarily for the use of the students at the university, but others may have all the privileges upon the payment of a fee. Properly accredited scholars visiting Chicago will receive complimentary cards for a term of four weeks or less upon application. The reading room is open to all and contains a substation of the Chicago public library. The librarian is Zella Allen Dixson, L. H. D.
CHICAGO HISTORICAL SOCIETY LIBRARY. Dearborn avenue, corner Ontario street. Acting President-Franklin H. Head. First Vice-President-Thomas Dent. Second Vice-President-Lambert Tree. Treasurer-Orson Smith.
Librarian-Caroline M. McIlvaine.
Secretary-John P. Wilson.
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY LIBRARY.
The Northwestern university library contained 65,941 bound volumes and 43,000 pamphlets May 1, 1907. The library is open during the college year from 8 a. m. to 10 p. m. daily, except Sunday, and during the summer vacation from 8 a. m. to 12 m. and from 1:30 to 5 p. m.
p. m. The library is primarily for the students of the institute, but is practically a free reference library on fine art. Librarian, Jessie L. Forrester.
ACADEMY OF SCIENCES LIBRARY.
Consists principally of the publications of learned societies of this and other countries and is especially rich in the literature of photography, zoology, geology and allied sciences. Oct. 1, 1907, the library contained over 26,000 volumes and pamphlets. Open from 9 a. m. to 5 p. m. on week
ST. IGNATIUS' COLLEGE LIBRARY.
413 West 12th street.
Intended chiefly for the faculty and students of the college, but may be consulted by others on applying to the librarian. Open from 8 a. m. to 4 p. m. The library contains about 20,000 volumes, including many rare old books, 800 folios and a complete selection of the classics. Four lending libraries are attached containing over 10,000 volumes for the use of special societies, making the total 30,000 volumes. Librarian, James O'Meara, S. J.
WESTERN SOCIETY OF ENGINEERS.
The library is intended for the members of the society, but others may consult it from 9 a. m. to 5 p. m., except Sundays and holidays. It contains over 6,000 volumes, chiefly on engineering and technical subjects. Librarian, J. H. Warder.
CHICAGO LAW INSTITUTE LIBRARY.
The library is exclusively for the use of the legal profession. It contains about 42,000 volumes.
FIELD MUSEUM LIBRARY.
The museum library occupies three rooms in the north end of the building and is open to the public every week day from 9 a. m. to 4:30 p. m. The library is a scientific one and is designed for reference purposes only.
In the reading room the magazines are accessible without application. Visitors can consult books by making application to the librarian.
The library on Sept. 30, 1907, contained approximately 40,000 books and pamphlets. Librarian, Elsie Lippincott.
CHICAGO WATERWORKS SYSTEM.
The following table shows the growth of Chicago's waterworks system by decades since 1854, when the first large pumping station at Chicago avenue and the lake was built, and by years since 1900:
Year. 1854.. 1860..
Population Gallons Gallons Water (school pumped per pipe census). 65,872 109,260
1870.. 306,605 21,766,260
Total per day.capita. mileage. revenue. 30.0 91.0 $131,162.00 539,180.00 1880.. 491,516 57,384,376 116.7 455.4 865,618.35 1890.. 1,208,669 152,372,288 126.0 1,205.0 2,109,508.00 1900.. 2,007,695 322,599,630 160.6 1,872.0 3,250,481.85 1901.. *1,786,266 342,824,449 191.9 1,890.0 3,370,600.88 1902.. *1.844,661 358,101,710 194.1 1,918.0 3,611,558.81 1903.. *1,903,096 376,015,974 196.0 1,939.0 3,689,625.80 1904.. *1,962,251 398,985,350 203.3 1,978.0 3,834,541.30 1905.. *2,060,000 410,850.106 200.0 2,038.0 4,019,205.88 1906.. 2,140,000 436,954,473 204.2 2,073.0 4,281,065.50 *Federal census estimate.
In 1906 the total amount of water pumped was 160,184,636,656 gallons. For the first six months of 1907 the amount pumped was 81,727,255,870 gallons and the revenue $2.222,233.60.
The pumping stations, with the year of construction and capacity per day in gallons (August, 1907),
One 7-foot tunnel from Park row shaft to foot of Peck place and thence to Harrison street pumping station; built 1891; cost $279,848.78. One 6-foot connecting tunnel in Jefferson street from Van Buren to Harrison; built 1891; cost $15,968.17. One 10-foot tunnel foot of Oak street to Green street and Grand avenue, and two 8-foot tunnels from that point to Central Park avenue and Springfield avenue pumping stations respectively; built 1900; cost $2,121,525.02.
One 7-foot tunnel connecting above 10-foot tunnel with Chicago avenue pumping station (remodeled); built 1898; cost $42,436.45.
One 9-foot tunnel from 104th street and Stewart avenue to 73d and State streets; one 12-foot tunnel in 73d street from State street to Yates avenue, and one 14 foot tunnel from Yates avenue to Railroad avenue; in course of construction (1907).
One 7-foot tunnel in Polk street connecting Peck place shaft and Jefferson street shaft; in course of construction (1907).
One 8-foot tunnel from Chicago avenue to 22d street and Ashland avenue; in course of construction (1907).
WATER-PIPE TUNNELS UNDER CHICAGO
Dimen'nsLength Year in ft.
in ft. built.
N. Western-av. Rush-st.
One 5-foot tunnel from two-mile crib to Chicago avenue pumping station; built 1867; cost $464,866.05.
One 7-foot tunnel from two-mile crib to Chicago avenue pumping station; built 1874; cost $415,709.36.
One 7-foot tunnel from two-mile crib to Chicago avenue pumping station; built 1887-1895; cost $342,786.64.
One 8-foot tunnel from four-mile crib to 14th street pumping station; built 1892; cost $1,104,744.12. One 10-foot tunnel from Carter H. Harrison crib to foot of Oak street; built 1898; cost $677,577.55. One 7-foot tunnel from Lake View crib to Lake View pumping station; built 1896; cost $701,792.45. One 7-foot tunnel from Hyde Park crib to €8th street pumping station; built 1898; cost $771,556.07. One 14-foot tunnel from Hyde Park to 73d street and Railroad avenue; in course of construction. LAND TUNNELS.
One 7-foot tunnel from Chicago avenue pumping station to 22d street pumping station; built 1874; cost $542,912.63.
1905 28,584.54 Montrose-bd.
*Under canal. Three other tunnels were in course of construction in 1907 at Indiana street, Ashland avenue and Diversey avenue.
Year. Fires. Loss. Insurance. Year. Fires. Loss. Insurance. Year. Fires. Loss. Insurance. 1890.... 2.755 $2,092.071 $47,937.840 1896.... 4,414 $1.979,355 $59,970,130 1902.... 5,123 1891... 3,353 3,053,874 59,703,511 1897.... 5,326 2.272,990 55,233,596 1903... 6,054 1892... 3,549 1,521,445 65,535,291 1898... 5,048 2.651,735 56,550.470 1904.... 6,661 1893. 5.224 3,149,590 180,987,890 1899... 6,031 4,534,065 70,851.165 1905.... 6,505 1894.... 5,174 3,254,140 72,185,581 1900... 5,503 2,213,699 72,893,463 1906.... 6,291 1895.... 5,316 2,974,760 73,443,646 1901.... 6,136 4,296,433 83,079,743 1907*... 3,160 *First six months.