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INDEPENDENT IN ALL THINGS. NEUTRAL IN NONE."
CHICAGO, SATUHDAY, AVRIL 7. laiU-'IWKLVK 1'AiJES.
TUE TMMDERBOLT OF LAW.
That Is the Recognized Title of the Great
Hooney & Boland Detect-
Its Carnr Hat Bun Ont Long Strinof Sue-
cisstt in thi Dttection
An Interesting Sketch of Its Justly Famous
and Able Western Manager, Mr.
William J. Sutherland.
Secrecy challenges curiosity. What
ever Is shrouded In mystery Invari
ably awakens Investigation. Tho
Iron grating of a prison door stops
tho passer-by and arouses speculation
and Interest. Tho clanging gong of
tho police patrol, tho foam Inn horses
and tho Meeting gllmpso of tho man
aclcd culprit will always halt tho
hurrying throng of tho street and
elicit unanswered Interrogations.
The forbidding criminal court, where
tho question of liberty or Imprison
ment la tho Issue, Insptro awo and
Idle Interest. Anil thus the word
"detective" has over seemed shrouded
In distinguished mystery. Writers
of fiction, alert to tho demand of tho
reader, have played upon this quality
of human naturo to an almost un
limited extent. Tho detective
deals with secrets. Ills work Is done
under tho cover of silence. His
plans, his schemes, his theories must
be locked In tho recesses of his brain,
for once laid bare, success is Impossi
ble. Rcccptlvo ever, others must
give tho Information, until tho web
Is spun, and tho consummation of
his work entitles him to tho name of
"detective" ono who brings to light
that which has been clouded In dark
ness, and lays buro tho hlddon.
Viowcd In this light, detective work
becomes professional, and the profes
sion of a llrst-olass detective stunds
second to nono In worthy dignity and
remuneration. Professions are Judged
by their avowed objects. Tho
clergyman receives respect as ho
alms to ennoble mankind; tho sci
entist obtains renown when ho In
structs his follows; tho lawyer is
honored for his ability to arrive at
honest und logical conclusions; the
detective, recognizing that "tho
wicked love darkless," throws upon
them tho search-light of his keen
observation, trenchant reasoning, and
natural acumen, clasps bands with
tho blind goddess, and glories in
The very foundation of tho de
tective's profession Is truth. Ills
search is for fact a crlmo is com
mitted; Justice is outraged; public re
sentment runs high; but tho guilty
ono seems to have successfully covered
his escape. Tho ordinary arms of
tho law scorn stunned. Then tho do
tcctlvo Is called In. (Julotly, coolly,
deliberately he searches with Inde
fatigable persistence. In some guilty
heart tllo story of the crlmo Is writ
ten; on soino burning brain tho
bloody sccno Is photographed; this
tho detectlvo knows but in what
heart? on what brain? Ho arrays
beforo him his mental forces. He
analyzes every hypothesis. Ho thiows
his wholo energy Into tho work, and
slowly tho chain is revealed to him,
link by link. Disappointments, fulso
clews, must bo met, but must not
bring discouragement. Ho seems al
mostglftcd with supernatural powers.
Success comes. Tho proof Is over
whelming. Tho guilty wretch stands
convicted of his crime. Again it has
been proven that "murder will out,"
and tho professional dotectlvo has
been tho Instrument of un avenging,
an all-powerful Providence
This is tho theory of tho profession
upon which ono of the greatest asso
ciations of detectives known to mod
ern times is based. Tho talcntod
gentlemen who constitute tho
Mooney & Boland Agency arc Justly
considered Important ministers at
tho altar of Justice Since tho year
1870, when .lames Mooney and .John
Roland, of New York City, estab
lished tho agency In that city, the
work that they have dono has con
stantly astonished and pleas d tho
reputable public and has struck terror
to tho hearts of tho criminal classes.
Tho readers of Tim Kaoi.k became
more Intimately acquainted with
this powerful organization In 1881,
when tho Moonoy & Roland otllccs
were opened at liil Monroe street,
Chicago, where they remained until
18ii:t, when tho construction of the
New York Llfo Insurance Hulldlng
made a romoval necessary. Tho tlfth
Moor of tho Modern Security build
ing tho naiiio of which was, by tho
way, especially appropriate for tho
agency was procured and fitted up
with cloganco and every possible
modern convenience. Tho olllcos can,
by a special system of long-distance
telephones, bo put into dlroct com
munication with any city of the
United States at a moment's notice,
either day or night. In 1802 Mr.
Mooney, who was ono of tho most up
right and popular men In tho West,
died, and shortly afterwards Mr.
William .1. Sutherland and Mr. Rob
ert J. Ferns purchased tho Interest
of Mr. Moonoy's estate. Mr. Suther
land then became gcnoial manager of
tho Western division. Tho won lei
fill strides that tho agency has taken
Is very largely duo to tho remarkable
personality and ability of Mr. .Suth
erland. Ho knows no such word us
fall, und woo bo to the guilty person
upon whose path Mr. Sutherland
directs his attention or tho forces at
his command. A man of highest
ideals, unassailable character, fear
less determination and great mental
resource, Mr. Sutherland will counte
nance nothing In tho discharge of
tho business of tho agency that Is not
more than honorable, but will leave
no stono unturned to bring tho guilty
to Justlco or to prevent tho punish
ment of tho Innocent. Tho business
annually directed from tho Chicago
olllco Is trcmondous. In two-thirds
of tho States representatives of tho
agency arc now oporatlng, all of
whom aro connected with tho olllco
by direct wires, and with long dis
tance telephones in tho residences of
both Managor Sutherland In Chicago
and Mr. Roland In Rrookbn, N. Y.
A "council of war" can bo held at a
mlnuto's notice as easily and as satis
factorily as though tho parties woro
soated In tho sumo room. Mr. Suth
erland Is especially particular as to
tho class of men who aro engaged by
tho agency. They must first of all
bo gentlemen. Tho great successes
that havo glvon tho agency its pres
ent position were successes gained
by brain work rather than bruto
force, and thoso who aro acquainted
with Mr. Sutherland's tactics aro au
thority for tho statement that bull
dozing bruisers will never bo found
clothed In tho Moonoy & Roland toga.
Neither aro thoy permitted to wear
stars, curry clubs, or make any out
ward show of their profession. Among
their runks aro to bo found men who
havo been engaged in many pursuits
fitting thorn exceptionally for tho
duties thoy aro now performing.
Soveral huvo received legal educa
tion, many havo had extensive mer
cantile oxporlencc, und ull uro men of
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erudition and knowledge of alTairs
and tho embodiment of discretion.
Ono of Mr. Sutherland's superintend
ents, who has under him three as
sistants, is Mr. W. S. Dovcrcux, a
detectlvo of wonderful sagacity, who
has been with tho agency ten years.
In tho Kutt-'ru States Mr. Robert .1.
Kerns, of RI2 Rrnudwny, Now York,
wh.i has been associated with tho
agency from tho beginning, Is gen
eral manager, and tho work of that
division Is fully maintaining tho
wonderful reputation tho agency has
earned. There uro also representa
tives of tho agency in almost every
large European city, ready on tho In
stant to do tholr chiof's bidding; but
it Is of tho po(.u!ur Western manager
that Chicago people desire to bo In
Ho was born November II, I8u:i, on
a farm near Logansport, Iud., being
tho only son of George C. and Esther
Ccurhart .Sutherland. Ills ancestors
were of Scotch descent and his grand
father, William .1. Sutherland, was
an early resldont of the city of New
York, whore his father was born, but
at an early day In tho '.'io's the father
and son camo west and sottlrd In In
diana, en .'agin;' In tho Hour milling
and grocery business. Mr. UeorgeC.
Siithciluud, tho father of tho subject
of this sketch, a few years prior to
his death, which occuricd In 1KT.",
lived on his farm near Loganspnt.
Tho mother of young Sutherland died
when ho was but a your old, and his
fathor Hubsoiiumitly married Mls
Lticiuda Lay,of Waoash, lad. Young
Sutherland worked on Ills father's
farm In tho summer uud In tho winter
attended tho Concord schools, com
pleting his common school education
In Loganspoit at tho ago of sixteen.
L'pon leaving school Mr. Sutherland
became clerk In a grocery storo at
Logansport, whore ho remained four
years, tvhen ho camo to Chicago and
entered tho servlco of tho Mooney &
Roland Detectlvo Agency, a Now
York agency at that tlmo a quarter
of a century old, with a western
branch then about to bo established
in Chicago. For a time ho did cler
ical work In tho olllco, but soon be
came an actlvo outside worker, and
was in duo tlmo advanced to tho po
sition of Assistant Superintendent
In 188(1 Messrs. Mooney & Roland
opened a brunch olllco in Kansas
MR. WM. J. SUTHERLAND,
One of tho Most Famous Datoctives In tho World.
City, and tho Chicago ucrlntcndont
was sent there to take charge, upon
which Mr. Sutherland was made Su
perintendent at Chicago. In 1SH0
the agency was Incorporated and Mr.
Sutherland was made Secretary and
Manager of tho Western division, and
In 18IM, upon tho doith of the senior
mouther of the firm, Mr. James
Mooney, ho purchased that gentle
man's Interest in the business, and
has sinco had entire charge of tho
Western division as General Man
ager. Mr. Sutherland Is a Mason, having
advanced to tho Royal Arch degree.
Ho Is also a member of tho Benevo
lent an.l I'rotectivo Order of Klks, of
tho Chicago Athletic, and soveral
other clubs. During his career ns an
operative In tho business In which ho
is engaged, he has vlslte.l nearly
every city, town and county scat of
Importance In this country, and trav
eled extensively abroad. In his re
ligious alllll'itlous ho Is a I'resbyto
rlau; In political maMcrs neutral.
On Decoration Day, May, 1888,
Mr. Sutherland was married to Miss
Dolly Mlunlek, of Arlington Heights,
111., daughter of Dr. K. G. Mlunlek,
a retired physician. Ho resides with
his family on Kills avenue, In a hand
somo residence erected last year, sur
rounded by all the comforts of lll'c.
Mr. Sutherland Is a great lover of
good horses and lino dogs, and keeps
In his well-appointed stables somo
specimens of the 11 nest pacing and
saddlo hor.o to bo found In Chicago
and vicinity, while ho Is tho owner
of several dogs of tho most valuablo
Mr. Sutherland has long been an
important factor in tho making of
tho Moonoy & Roland agency one
of tho hiot successful institutions of
Its kind in tho entire country. Tho
testimonial letters from prominent
parties who havo employed tho
agency in dilllcult cases, and which
uro now in possession of tho Western
ollice, aro numerous, uud many most
complimentary things havo boon said
by tho daily press of Chicago and else
where lnspeuklugofitswork. Among
tho uotablo cases handled by tho
agency may be montloned tho cap
ture, lu 1801, after a long chase, of
tho famous Italian brigand, Ksposlta,
alius Rendozz.ii, in Now Orleans, and
his extradition and conviction by tho
Italian government. Also tho clover
capture and conviction, about tho
same time, of Charles Decker, who
counterfeited successfully tho 100
franc notes of the Rank of France.
His plates and entire outfit were also
captured. It was also due, 1 1 a great
extent, to the excellent work of this
agency that tho notorious ballot-box
frauds, In this city lu 1885, wore
expo-cil and punUhod. In tho trac
ing out or the Intricate e'o.'tion
frauds In Indiana lu 1887, per
petrated by Sim Coy and his gang,
the Moonoy - Roland agency did tho
work under tho direction of Mr.
Mithcrland. Sim Coy, us Is well
known, was convlete.l and punished.
In election frauds, this agency has
made a notablo record of running to
ground tho guilty; and also in many
hoodie cases, among which may bo
quoted tho Instance when this agency
was employed by tho citizens' com
mittee to expose uud locate tho
fraudulent practices of tho county
oillelals of Chicago lu 18S.". Tho
trial of these cases Is well remem
beted lu this city, and refilled In
tho sending to the psnitentlary or
sovoral county commissioners and
olllclal. Tho agency was presonted,
in recognition of this valuablo ser
vice, with a lottcr of commendation
for their uhlo and energetic work In
this particular caso by ex-ludge
lullus S. (Irinnell, at that tlmo
A multitude of cases might bo cit
ed Illustrative of tho excellent serv
lco and work accomplished by this
great agency. A notablo ca-c of
more recont dato was tho running
down und capturo of Grlmshaw, tho
train-wrecker, who, early in lSH.'l,
wrecked tho passenger tialu on tho
Grand Rapids nnd Indiana Railroad,
and who was sent to tho Michigan
Penitentiary for fifteen yea is. It
also located lu Canada Frank L. Har
por, who cmbozzled 10,000 from Van
Vllsslngon, und had him sent to tho
penitentiary for tho term of two nnd
a half years. John II. Glussor, who
had ombo.zclcd $;i,000 from tho Mur-dock-Campboll
Co., wus brought back
by this agency from a ranch In Cali
fornia, convicted, nnd scntonccd to
three years In tho penitentiary.
Then A. J. Davis, who had robbed
tho firm of Hlbbard, Spencer, Hart-
(L'OUtlllUOcl UN 1'itgO Z)
FULL OF ELECTION RESULTS.
Here You Have a Full List of All of
tbe Winners Dished Up to
Postmaster Hiring Has Laid Plans for a
Splsndid Pnoumatic Tubs for
It Will Knock Out Telephones in the Busi
, ness Center Other Political Odds
Following Is tho result of the Town
and Aldcrmunlc election, held last
AliliTiiiiiiilr mill Tim ii.
1. .tulin.l. Cowtlillii, Pern l.lln
2. AiMI'on lUllntii, petition, flop l
:i. IMunnl Mimcimcr, llcp VTA
t, .liilm W, Hepburn, ltcp l.nir,
S. Iall Dclnt.Pcin I.nu
K. Charlc Mnrtlti, licin Til
7. .loliu A. Cooke, ltcp 1,01s
! h. Trunk Hlcplcka, Hem HI
!. Fred liulidr, Hem T.'l
I in. Krcd llnitel, Hep tM
II. A. II. Vutll, ltcp .'I.lt'.i
1!. Conriul Knliler, llcp :),"
1 II. lMwnril W. Mnnuooil. Ilei "''it
II. .Ininex KeatH, Hep (1
I 1.1. .Tukci h l.tinmcrH, ISrp 1..VM
, K .lolm Hclicrmnmi, llcp 1,"I3
, IT. M. M. O'Connor. Kern '.'I
, Ik. Wru. F. Malionejr, lcin 'J.AM
, l'.i. John 1'owitw, Hem v.ill
'."i. C. i:. F.hlert, Hep 211
III. A.J. Ilrachtcmtorf, Dem 41
I v;. Henry Kchcmlorf, Itei 41
I 7f. Jubn I.nriion, Item Ail
! 31. T. If. Currier, Rep M
I'R W. T. Chapman, ltcp I.va
j vi. Wllllnm I!. Mchlake, Dem '.
'2;. Hubert llutler, llcp 212
j 2. John IllJitnne, Dem :k:
'i'J. Hubert Mulcnhey, Dem :i,Mt
I an. Walter Merchant. Itei i,:ki
.ill. lMln J. Noble, Hep ;e,j
I U2. J. It Mann, Hep mn
31. C. II, Howell, ltcp
:it, O. l Chatlulck, Hep
Acior, Henry Hot, It
Collector, M. Honan, D
Supervisor. IS. .1. 1.clcndccker, D....
Clerk, A. Jncob. D
North Ton n.
AwncHHor. W. T. Hall, ft
Collector, l'nut lleiltexke, II
Hupervlnor, W. 8. Hlufclcit, Jr., It...
Clerk, II. V. Clcttcobnrir, It i.htc
AHxcminr, M. .1, Scanlan, D il,212
Collector, A. M. Hofmami, I) 4.7.W
hupcrvlnor, V. J, Kllcranc, 1 :i,l:i"
Clerk, John Hlnlnk, 1) en
lly. I,. iMrk.
ot. T. II. fikeele, It f.'.i'.M
Collector, J. J, Hanhurx. It 1I.U8.1
SiipervNor, (I. Otto, It turn
Clerk, (1. ll.Waltc.lt s,k
Ton 11 of l.ukr.
Amewnnr, Clitl I.cyho, D rir.
Colleotiir, l'..I. (VConncll, D -n
SupcrvlMor, C. IMtolfc, l 7ihi
Clerk, M. J. McCarthy, It 1,'
Aimciiior, Jamex 1'canc, It 4,070
Collector, It. M. Simon, It l.'.w
Stipcrvlor. O. V. I-mullii, It 1,717
Clerk, K. X.lmmcr, It '.',2iil
Arte8or, ('. O. Teiibrucko, H ill
Collector, ('. l ClaunHcn, It Ans
SuponUor, ClinrlcH Klclnbulzcti, It All
Clerk. W.S. Ilcltnm, It atu
Illchwny CommU4oucr, ,1. V. lu'tchnm,
AHhcor, AVIlllnm.loliiKoii, It I,:iit
I'ollector, IM slmoiiH.lt i.'.hh
Sii'rlor, HeurylliKtcberir, II l,mi
Clerk,.!. 1'. llollU, It i;
I'rcilileut, ClinrlcH II, Piper l.l.'l
Trutee, A. J, Chenev l.prj
An'ssitor, (leoru'O J, IU Ml
Colleotor, C. F. W'ulkcr i.ir..
Kupcrviiior, 0. S. Cimtlo 1,(ii-s
Clerk, II. S. AiiHtlu l,iw
ABHCKSor, JoNcph M, Iiyonn, It II.'
Collector, fieoruo M. (Jultilan, It l,n;
Supervisor, Jnme MuMnhuti, It 1,117
Clerk, ltobcrt Mlluo, It si.'
Member nf tho Ilunnl of lMucatlon C, II,
Couudoii, I II, lluxhnctl, D. K. MoMnhon.
HclioolTriiKtco-C, II. lloberti).
CommtHHlonorot HlRliuayH Henry Miller.
CoiiKtablo W. 11. 1'uilcrilnwn,
Jimtlco of tho l'eaco JoHcph McCiilluni.
Where the Aldermanlc pluralities
woro uncomfortably doio tho unolll
clal flguics made Tuesday ovonlng
havo been gone over and tho vote
verified. Addison Rallard's plurality
of forty In tho Second Ward stands
as reported Tuesday evening, a second
rovlow of tho pollco returns from
each precinct In tho Second AVard
giving them as:
Momi 1 ,: hii
In tho Sovonteonth Ward M. M.
O'Connor, Domocrat, retains his lead
of ninety-one votes over Johnson,
the precincts giving each man a veri
fied total or:
Although one morning paper an
nouiiccd thu election of Kberts
hacuscr in the Twentieth Ward over
Khlcrt. there appeals to bo no room
to doubt that Khlcrt has a plurality
of 2i:t votes over tho Democratic
candidate. A second examination of
the llgurcs makes tho voto as origin
F.hlert. ltcp 2.2ltlloctiliiK. I'cu. ... :
Klicitliaeucr, I ...', nil
Henry Schcndorf has a narrow
margin lu the Twenty-second Ward,,
but It stands as given forty-four
plurality until canvassed by the
Election Commissioners. In tho
eighteen precincts ho polled for tho
Republican party 2,i:i7 votes, while.
Tripp polled i.1fa
Rc-cxamlnation adds ono to
Schlako's plurality over Royd. It
wtis figured Tuesday night ns ninety
nnd a second addition appears to
make It ninety-one. Tho Alder
manic voto in tho Twonty-slxth
Kchlakc -',ki lleckcntli lAit
All other Aldermanlc c.iiidldatcs
appear to havo so 'tired laigo enough
pluralities to inako contests improb
able. It was said Wednesday that
Aid. Tripp might contest Schendorf's
election. Henry Host has retained
ex-Judgol'rendergastto watch his In
terest beforo the Canvasolng Ronid.
Tho now Council will consist of A-S
Republicans nnd M Democrats, as
1 Aiih'h , l')iilmn,ll. ti ,ii'ni 1V1111IM, ,
John J, Coiulilln, D. W, I'. M ihiiuey, D,
1 Mnrtii lli'Hl, II, l'i T K Hiilliitihi;", IK
AdillNim llullard.lt. .Inlui locr, D.
a Kit ."niltli, II. '.ii Win lfw; II.
Va. Mnrrcnucr, It. Clmrle Khlcrt, II.
1 .1. . ilivlilril, .'. 21 .Will Mcliillfii, D.
J. W. Hepburn, It. A.J.IIriiclitciidorf.D.
1 '.iWrA' J. Wail, IK : .',,p. Miuiliiiiji,; It.
Dald l)elt, l. Henry Bcliendnrf, II-
il riiiiimiK ll al, IK 21 IIVIiiiiii ,
L'luw. Mnrtlu, I).
7 Ifni. .. tfXrlll, Ii.
.lolm A. I.urHon, H.
21 y.itrnC. '.(. ,',
J11I111 A, Cooko, ft,
Tliiw. II. Currier, It.
M1irl111M111rin111.il. 2.1 I. . A,-,,.. ., ,'.
1'nmli Sleplckn, IV
W, 1'. Chapmini, It.
Vi! II'. F. I'iiiV,;; II.
Win. Schliiko 1 1.
27 Unllii'ii'.l.l null"'!!!,!!
Herb. W. Ilutlor. It.
21 Tliiiiium i'i , A'.
J0I111 IIIu'imiio, H,
2.1 Tlimiiii 1 a ' 11 '.
llnlii'it MnKuliey H,
:n II . '. . 1. h. It,
Walter Mi-rchant It.
11 .Am. A'. ,11 A'.
IMivlu.l. Nubl , II
.1.' ICii. A'. A'. A
.InmiM It. .Miiun. It
.11 i;.-u. I.; s',,-,,,1, A'.
Cjnii It, Howtll, It.
u .Wi ,, lliilii-ill, II.
Tied llolule, D,
1 1) .Inlui Ihu'iiiiiii, It.
Fnil Hinrel, II.
11 II". .'. Knil. II
A. II. WiitHou, It.
12 .lie. ,. fa, niiliill.il
Conriul Knliler, II.
1.1 M..I. Kmiirli. Ii.
V.. II, stnuvMiod, It.
11 l'i-iii A'ii , I:
.Ian. ICcatri, II.
1.1 Mirlmi I lli.i;. J 1.
Jim. l.nmmeiH, II,
lii Sliiiili 11 A'"".. Ii.
17 . liiiiH'lm, Ii.
M .Inlui (1W11II, It
M. O'Connor, l
O. II. Chnilwlek, It.
The names of tho holdover mem
bers aie printed lu Italics, of the
now lnembers or thoso re-elected In
Roman. Tho Republicans aro indi
cated by tho It. alter their names, tho
Democrats by I).
Chicago voted Tuesday on tho
question of (innovation of Morgan
Park and Hvauston to this city.
Tho vote was largely in favor of an
nexation, the flguics being: .
For nnucMitluu of llviumton :i",iuj
Auiilimt iiuuoxntinii of llvatiitton 11, sm
Majority for annexation. 2.i,92H
For annexation of Moriran I'ark un,20u
AualiiHt annexation of Moriran I'ark. ,,12,211
Majority for annexation 2.i,l)7S
lu Morgan I'ark tho election re-