Mirage Reaction - "Mayor Urged to Investigate Fire Dept." - Chicago Sun-Times

Mirage Reaction - "Mayor Urged to Investigate Fire Dept." - Chicago Sun-Times

by: Pamela Zekman | publication date: February 6, 1978 | Publication: Chicago Sun Times |

". . .In the final installment of the Mirage series, The Sun-Times disclosed on Sunday that hundreds of able-bodied firemen are routinely assigned to sell tickets for a charity that supposedly servies widows and orphans. Financial records show that a major beneficiary of the fund for the last seven years has been Quinn's ceremonial marching band. . ."

Better Government Assn. calls on Mayor to investigate Fire Department after Mirage disclosures, such as that on-duty firemen were selling tickets during working hours for a charity for widows and orphans whose main beneficiary was the commissioner's marching band.

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