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PEA-BOBIES ASP PIS HEM
The Democratic Party Now In the
Hands of Contractors andLeaders
of Lodging-House Bums.
The City Coal Contractor Just Beaten by
Forty-nine Thousand Majority
While Every Third Assistant Toucher Is Close
Beside Him at the Top
Men Whose Campaign Expenses Were Paid by
Contributions Forced from Poor
Hiencl the Pai'ty that Thoy Outfit to Bo
Made to Follow -But Jttnt
There U no Democrat In Chicago good
enough to be chairman of the commit
tee which la to manage the next may
Evidently Adolf Kraua and Austin J.
Doyle and Frank Wenter, and Harvey
T. WeekH nnd Walter 8. Boglo and tho
great army of good leaden the party
had In Chicago In the past, have passed
off the field.
Only Prohibition Evanston can fur
nish a' leader for Liberal Chicago!
Well, maybe the people will take kind
ly to this sort of thing, and maybe thoy
The Eagle is Inclined to think that
And who Is tho Evanston leader?
His name Is Fcabody.
He Is coal contractor for the city, and
In summer woars red boots and smokes
Ho also parts his hair In tho middle.
Ho ran for Sheriff recently and, not
withstanding tbo fact that all the A. P.
A.'s and prohlbltloulsts voted for hlra,
he was beaten by 40,000 majority.
There's popularity for you I
But "Stuvy" Is a Hopper.
He belongs to the Big Four.
That Is, tho Big Four Hoppers.
Any ono who has perused this gen
tleman's record will find out what this
Tho Eagle can provo It
Oh, he's ii nice man.
Even If ho does Uvo In Evanston!
Ho has a record as u Hoodoo.
Ho novcr has been connected with
success In his llfo.
He always fen red to part his hair on
tho sldo for fear hu would lose his mou
Whoever has had tbo misfortune- of
Mr. Peabody's friendship has gono
Ho fell In love with Cartor Harrlsou
when Harrison gavo blin a coal con
tract, and no sooner was Harrlsou
touched with this man's fatal friend
ship than ho died.
Then, In tho conl business ho threw
his arms around good old Dan Corkcry.
Six months afterwards Corkcry was a
Oh, ho's a lucky leader!
And then to pleaso tho Evanston peo
ple ho wns put up for sheriff!
Forty-nlno thousand Itepubllcan ma
jority greeted this fatal dalllanco of
Democracy with n hoodoo.
But then, you know, "Stuvy" Is easily
Adolf Kruus couldn't bo used.
Austin J. Doylo couldn't bo used.
Walter 8. Boglo couldn't bo used.
You bet they couldn't.
Heuco they would niiiko bad chair
men. Besides they always paid their own
assessments when thoy rau for ottlco.
Oh, thoro Is a sweet prospect ahead
for the Democrats of Chicago.
When tho 120,000 Democrats of a biff
city have to go outsldo of Its limits for
a chairman It looks bad.
Wbon they havo to go to Evanston
for a leader, it means
Luther M. Dearborn, of Aurora, Is au
applicant for tho position of United
States Consul at Jaurcz, Mexico. He
has Just beeu elected to a seat In tho
Thirty-ninth General Assembly, but it
Is understood that, If his appolutmeut
to tho Consulate named should be de
termined upon, It would not bo made
until tho end of the approaching legis
lative .session. Mr. Dearborn Is well
equipped for tho position bo Is seeking
In the Consular service. Ho Is a young
man of sterling character, an able law
yer, comes or a goou rnmuy ami is a
popular and deserving Democrat. He
has served In the Stato Assembly a
number of terms with great credit to
himself and to tho entire satisfaction of
his constituents. The State Depart
ment could hardly nanio a better man
to represent tho Interests of this Gov
ernment at uny Consular station.
Tho withdrawal of Aid. Madden from
the Mayoralty contest docs not deter
mine by a long shot who Is to bo elected
Mayor In April next Mr. Madden's
consent Is not nil that Is required to
make Mr. Swift Mayor. Well-nigh to
three months will clapso boforo tho
Republicans will nominate a candldato
for Mayor, and a geat many things
are likely to occur boforo that time.
Besides, tho Democrats aro not parties
to tho Madden-Swift surrender, and
will nominate a clean, able, popular
candldato for Mayor a man possessing
public confidence, to whom tho voters
will bo very much Inclined to confido
tho management of city affairs. Tho
settlement of the trouble between Mad
den and Swift Is sure to be but tho be
ginning of other troubles.
Mr.' J. F. Hitter, who Is ono of tho
popular young men about town, has
opened tho elegant now hotel, "Tbo
Parker," 83 and 83 81st street, and sent
out tho following circular to bis friends:
"ourself and friends aro cordially In
vited to inspect our now hotel, which Is
kuowu as 'Tho Parker.' This now
hotel contains 100 splendidly furnished
rooms slugle and cu sulto and all ac
commodations of a first-class hotel, In
cluding steam heat, baths, hot water,
passenger elovntor, otc. Rates from
$1 to $0 per week."
Tho program of tho Democrats In tho
coming Senatorial fight at Springfield
In January has beeu fully outlined. Tbo
Democratic Stato Central Coiuuilttoo
will meet at Springfield Monday, Jan.
7, and effect Its organisation, tho Indi
cations being that W. II. Hlnrlchscu, of
Morgan, will bo elected chairman and
Theodoro Nelson, of Cook, secretary,
After consultation with Democratic
members of tho General Assembly and
members of tho Stato Contral Commit
tco Frauklln MacVcagh, tho Demo
cratic Senatorial candidate, has decided
to bo iu Springfield tho wholo of tho
first week of the mcotlug of tho General
Assembly, arriving there on Sunday
morning or tho day boforo tho organiza
tion of tho State Committee
Wednesday tho Goneral Assembly
will convono and orgnnlzo, and tbo
Democratic joint Senatorial caucus will
bo held on Thursday night for tho pur
pose of formally ratifying tho nomina
tion of Mr. MaaVeagh and Indulging In
something of a Democratic love feast.
Mr. MacVeagh will be expected to
maxo an address to tbo caucus and oc
caslon will be taken to cheer up the
party leaders and rovlvo tho spirit of
tho rank aud file, which has been
somowbat dampened by the recent elec
ttou. Mr. MacVcagh will have open head-
CHICAGO, 8ATURDAY, DECEMBER 29, 1894
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WITH XfEAJBODY A.S4 UElAJXEZEll
quarters at tho Lcland Hotel tho en
tire week and will then return to his
home, leaving tho Republican major
ity to reap their legitimate fruits of
victory on tho following week by the
nomination and election of their candl
dato for United States Senator.
Tho attempt to bring out Congress
man Hopkins as a candldato for United
States Senator has failed, for ho never
was In It anyhow. The Aurora Beacon,
his homo organ, announces that "Con
gressman Hopkins Is not a candldato
for senatorial honors nnd has no desire
to enter the senatorial fight." It is evi
dent that the fight will bo fought to n
finish between Senator Cullom and
some good Cook county man. Tho Iden
tity of the latter Is not yet fully estab
lished. W. E. Mnson tldnks he Is the
man, aud there aro others who would
llko to stand for Cook county If any
prospect of Cullom's defeut existed.
Tho annual Washington Park Club
election wnBheld,andalltho officers that
huvo been serving the club were re
elected. The list Is ns follows: Presi
dent, George Henry Wheeler; Vice
Presidents, S. W. Allerton, Columbus
R. CummlngH, II. J. Macfarland, aud
Charles D. Hamlll; Treasurer, John R.
Walsh; Secretary, James Howard. Tho
committees appointed arc as follows:
Executive Committee John Dujiee,
Frank 8. Gorton, Robert W. Roloson,
Albert 8. Gnge, Gustnvus A. Schwartz,
George E. P. Dodge, J. Henry Norton.
Racing Stownrds II. J. Macfarland,
Gustnvus A. Scliwartz, Frank 8. Gor
tou, Albert 8. Gage, Charles .T, Barnes,
House Committee Frauk 8. Gorton,
.1. Henry Norton, John Dunce.
Property Committee II, J. Mnefar
land, John Dupee, Robert W. Roloson,
It seems that there Is it largo element
In tho Republican party which does not
Icok forward with delightful antlclpa
tlon to tho prospects of George B.
Swift's uuanlmous nomination us the
party candidate for Mayor. Opposition
to Mf. Swift Is said to bo springing up
nil over tho city, nnd It Is rumored that
thoro will bo soveral contestants for
the nomination before tbo Republican
convention. Amoug thoso mentioned
ns likely to contest tho mayoralty lion
ois with Mr. Swift aro ox-Seuator Chas,
B. Farwell, of tho Twenty-fourth
Wnrd; Georgo It. Davis, of tho Twelfth
Wurd, und John J. Knickerbocker, of
tho Thirty-second Wnrd.
It has been announced that Represen
tative Edgar C. nawloy, of Kauo Coun
ty, has withdrawn from tho raco for
Republican candldato for Speaker of
tho Houso of the Illinois Legislature.
This news was freely discussed In the
Grand Pacific Hotel, whoro Republican
politicians nnd members-elect of tho
Goneral Assembly most do congregate.
Tho further statomout was made that
Mr. Hawloy had rotlred In favor of Mr.
Meyer, of Cook County. This uows
gave Mr. Moyer qulto a boom. His
frlcuds now claim that ho will certainly
bo nominated and elected Speaker by
tho Republicans. Thoy say they havo
figures to show that ho now has thirty
fivo votes, und that from now to Jan.
0, when tho Legislature convenes, he
will havo a walkover. Thoy do not see
how Mr. White, of Whltesldo County,
can make any Inroads upon Mr. Meyer's
Northern Illinois strength, and that
with the forces he now has for blm,
Mr. Meyer will bo a sure winner.
. Mr. Moyor's friends hero In Cook
County are enthusiastically for him.
Ho is making a strong canvass. He Is
In splendid health. The younger and
IN ALL THINQ1. NEUTRAL
newer members are working warmly
for his success In away sections, so his
The question of building a manufac
turing plant was discussed at the Grand
Pacific by Stephen B. Hildas, B. O.
Kerens, William Warner, Georgo R.
Peck, II. M. Holdcn, II. J. Hanford and
E. M. Harrison, of the Harrison Inter
national Telephone Company. No defi
nite action was taken, but the com
pany's representatives said they would
have to Increase their facilities, and
no doubt n plant would bo built In Chi
Tho effect of tho decision of tho Su
premo Court of Massachusetts In tho
Bcrlluer Telephone case was also dis
cussed with satisfaction. It was said
that tho Bell Company had been using
tho Berliner patents as a weapon
against opitoslng Interests by keeping
off people who are afraid to Invest In
At the Schiller Theater Camlllo D'Ar
vlllo commenced tho second nnd last
week of her successful engagement
with "Madeleine," which must be rec
ognized ns ono of tho distinct bits of
Mayor Hopkins declines to be n can
didate for re-election uext spring. John
A. King, A. 8. Trude, Judge Vincent,
J. W. Richards and others aro mention
ed ns Democratic possibilities. Mr.
Richards, It Is claimed, would havo tbo
solid support of the Hebrews and tho
traveling men, aud they would provo no
menu factor In tho campaign.
Tho announcement of Mayor Hop
kins' posltlvo withdrawal from the
Mayoralty race will undoubtedly cre
ate 'a revival of Interest In Democratic
politics, It having beeu generally con
ceded that Mr. Hopkins would rccolvo
a reuomlnatlon If ho so desired. Now
that ho bus retired from the race there
will bo a lively scouring up of rusty
armor aud a hurrying to and fro of as
piring Democratic lenders. It may bo
assumed that George B, Swift will bo
tho Republican nominee. It Is there
fore In order to find a Democrat who
cuu beat tho little West Sldo politician.
There Is a disposition to name a man
who will command tho support of the
reform clement aud nt tho samo time
ono whoso Democracy Is unquestioned.
Mr. Swift's record Is ono which may
commend him to politicians, but not to
that rapidly Increasing class of voters
which believes In radical municipal re
form nnd tbo subordination of partisan
spoils to tho material interests of tho
cay. There are several men In tho
Democratic ranks who would fill such
n requirement aud Mayor Hopkins him
self Indicates his preference for such n
candidate. With such u louder there Is
reason to bellovo that tho party could
easily defeat Mr. Swift If, howover,
tho gang element Is permitted to control
tho party organization and force a can
dlduto of Its own klud upon tho party
tho probabilities aro that' tbo Civic
Federation nnd kindred organizations
will placo an Independent muulclpal
reform tlckot In tho field, with a fair
prospect of electing tho entire Republi
can city ticket Republican leaders, of
courso, will bo Interested In procuring
tbo nomination of a gang candldato by
tho Democrats, and will aid In the ac
complishment of such a result by every
means In their power. If they flud that
they cannot induco tho Democrats to
do this thoro Is a strong probability
that Mr. Swift may be dropped.
Thoro is always a perceptlblo under
current of bellof in tho Republican
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ranks that nftcr all Mr. Swift Is not
the most available candidate. As long
as Aid. Madden was in the field the In
trinsic fitness of either candldnto was
not analyzed or questioned. Now that
Mr. Swift has tho field to himself the
searchlight of public sentiment has
been turned upon him, nnd there Is
already talk of another candidate.
This will doubtless bo Intensified when
It Is known that Mayor Hopkins will
not be Mr. Swift's competitor In the
mayoralty race. It Is sajd that a move
ment Is on foot to bring ex-Senator
Charles B. Farwell Into the field. Sen
ator Fnrwcll lives in tho Twenty-fourth
Ward, nnd could start off with the sup
port of the entire North Division if be
chooses to enter the lists against Mr.
Swift The uamo of. John J. Knicker
bocker has also been mentioned, and It
Is not nt all Improbnblo that some other
man than Mr. Swift may receive the
Republican nomination. West Sldcrs
claim that Col. George R. Davis Is tho
strongest man that could be presented
from that section of tho city.
By tho wlso und abundant provision
of tho United States Government there
are now on the shores of Lake Superior
somo of tho wealthiest Indians mean
ing tboso who still cling to their tribal
relations that can bo found anywhere.
There aro Iudlaus, full-blooded Chippe
wa s of tho Northern Wisconsin tribes,
who, by leaving their tribes and reser
vations nnd learning practical meth
ods of business, havo como Into somo lo
cal prominence ns belug well-to-do and
safe business venturers. But tho num
ber Is very few. Tho most surprising
fact is that scores of Indians, who still
cling to tho traditions of their forefath
ers, and who do not seem to havo auy
inclination to sever tribal relations, nre
rich and do not know It. Tho govern
ment has taken n very wlso precaution
In their behalf by clothing tho Indian
agent with authority to uct as guardian
to their wealth. It Is a very common
thlug to sco credited on tho books of
tho Indlun agent department, Iu the
government building nt Ashland,
amounts us high as $-4,000 or more to
somo Individual Indian. These are by
no means out-and-out gifts from tbo
government, although direct appropria
tions of largo amouuts havo been scat
tered among tho Indians by tho govern
ment agents. Tho long list of amouuts
which now appear on tho credit sldo of
tho ledger for somo long Indian names,
appear there as the result of commer
cial exchange, to which tho Indians
themselves aud tho purchasers of their
timber nro parties, wbllo tho govern
ment, as a third party, sees that every
thing Is transacted properly, and that
uothlug to the Indians' detriment Is
done. Timber on most of tho fifteen
reservations under tho supervision of
tho La Poluto agency Is valuable This
timber Is now being cut under tho super,
vision of tho Indian agent, aud tho cof
fers of tho Chlppowas aro being filled.
a dispatch from Athens to tho Lon
dou Times says that tbo Boule, tho
single Greek parliament body, has de
cided to hold back or destroy tho cur
rant crop with a view to Improving tho
market Thoro must bo somo mistake
about this. Tho fruit reforred to Is
not tho currant, but the common black
pruno, which is being driven out of tho
American market by tho California
product. The mau who wroto tho dis
patch referred to must have done It
Embezzler Seeloy mado a great mis
take in supposing that a dishonest man
would not Instantly bo recognized In
(HI. M A lltlSTKh LEADEK!
The Democratic People with One Voice
Call Out Load and Long
Go Where You Will in This Big City and
You Hear the Same
"Too Much Star Chamber; Too Much 'Stuvy'
Peabody; Too Much Acute
Artistic 'Conology.' "
The People Must Have a Say or the Party
Will Be Completely Knocked
General Political Gossip and Tales of the Can
didates from All Parts of the
Tho Chicago and Northwestern Rail
road management was criticised aud
censured by a coroner's jury Wednes
day. Christmas eve Kirk Cadwelf, 9
years old, was run over and killed by
train No. 05 nt the Wilson nvenuo cross
ing in Rnveii8wood. Deputy Coroner
Corbett held nn Inquest Wednesday. The
Jury was of the opinion that the rail
road management deserved censure for
allowing trains to bo run through Ru
venswood at tbo high rate of speed at
Tho 250 boys of the Illinois School of
Agriculture and Manual Training en
joyed u merry tlmo Christmas Day. In
the morning they were given presents,
aud In the afternoon they were furnish
ed with nu elaborate dinner. Nearly till
the residents of Glcnwood witnessed
the festivities. The dinner was pro
vided by Frederick T. Haskell. Among
those who contributed toys and articles
of clothing were: William R. Page,
Andrew Crawford, Edward B. Butler,
Mrs. Otto Young, nnd Mrs. Jeromo
Beecbcr. Mrs. Milton Jay nnd Mrs. C.
P. Ltbby, assisted by a committee of
ladles, furnished a supply of mltt'Mis
and other useful articles of clothing.
General Manager O. L. Dudley superin
tended tho feast.
South Town Clerk Jacobs sems to
le "outo" his Job, ns ho Is evidently
making things lively for Assessor Best
and a few more of tho patriots.
Ouo of our readers suggests that tho
following ticket would command tho
suffrages of the best pcoplo Iu Chicago:
Mayor, John J. Knickerbocker; City
Treasurer, Chris Strasshelm; City At
torney, O. S. Darrow; City Clerk, R. M.
A great ninny of Chicago's best citi
zens claim It would bo an easy matter
to elect that able lawyer and popular
Chlcagoan, Mr. John J. Knickerbocker,
Mayor on nn independent ticket.
There nro lots of Republicans nnd
good peoplo In general who would bo
glad of an opportunity to voto for our
handsomo aud distinguished friend,
Col. Georgo It. Davis, for Mayor of Chi
cago. As tho National Lincoln Mouumcut
Association has expressed a willingness
to turn tho Lincoln monument nt
Springfield over to tbo Stato a meeting
of tho citizens of Chicago bus been call
ed for next Saturday evening at Cen
tral Music Hall to secure expressions
upou tbo question of tho Stato accept
ing and maintaining tho monument.
Ex-Judge Henry W. Blodgott will pre
sldo aud speeches will bo mado by tho
Rev. Frank W. Gunsaulus, Georgo 10.
Adams, the Rov. William . Wilson,
and Col. James A. Sexton. A Commit
tee of Arrangements composod of Col,
Nelson Tbomnsson, Capt. S. E. Gross,
Willis G. Jackson, 0. L. Hammond, Col.
A. J. Burbank, R. S. Crltchell, Col. II.
J, Wood, William A. Bond, E. A. Cum
mlngs, John F. Flncrty, II. S. Dietrich,
Gen. Joseph Stockton, Gen. Augustus L.
Chetlaln, Georgo F, Blssell, Georgo J.
Reed, Mrs. Emma R. Wallace, James
R. Mann, Joslab L. Lombard has been
appointed. Poter B. Wight, architect
of tho mouuniont, Is expected to bo
prcsont and make a report as to Its con
dition. Music will be furnished by the
Columbia Male Quartet Every one
receiving aa Invitation la requested to
advise O. Ij. Norton, of 203 La Salle
street, as to the number of seats re
quired and tickets will be sent. Scats
thus reserved will bo held until 7:50
p. m. Saturday 'evening, but nfter that
hour every scat In tho hnll will bo free
As It looks now before the fog clears
nwny there will be a three-cornered
tight among Republicans for Aldenunn
In tho Twelfth Wurd. In this event It
Is moro than likely that the Democrats
will give that stalwart Democrat aud
populur citizen, Mr. (Rivers McNeil,
their unanimous endorsement, nnd he
will represent the Twelfth In tho Coun
cil for two years after next April.
Ex-Aldermnu Frank C. Vlerllng is a
popular candidate for South Town As
sessor on the Republican ticket. South
Town leaders nnd tho best citizens nre
nil for Vlerllng, nnd there Is no doubt
that ho will be the nominee.
AdJt Gen. Orcndorff has confirmed
the recent election of Arthur Dovnlo to
bo lieutenant of the Third Division,
First Kuttiillon, Illinois naval militia,
located at Chicago, aud of Samuel
Flood to bo ensign of tho Second Divis
ion, First Bnttallou, Illinois naval mili
tia, at Chicago.
The smoko of the battle of the lato
campaign has hardly passed away
when tho Democratic hosts of tho Nine
teenth Ward, that great stronghold of
Democracy, begin to get on their war
paint for tho spring campaign, and
whllo tho election for a successor to suc
ceed Aid. Gallagher does not tnko place
until next April, the friends of tho fol
lowing well-kuown gentlemen will pro
sent their names to the primaries when
called for that purpose. Tho following
havo announced their wllllnguess to
mnko tho race: Alderman Gallagher,
James E. O'Brlon, Ex-Alderman O'Url
en, Patrick Morris, P. F. Sheridan. Tho
friends of tho Hon. Frank Lawler havo
secured 5,000 signatures to a petition
requesting Mr. Lawler to nllow tho use
of his name ns an Independent candi
date, and that gentlomnn has consented
to mnko tho raco. "Our Frank" has
many friends In tho Nineteenth Wnrd,
nud will mnko things lively for tho
Tho friends of Mr. John Grndt nu
uouuco him as a candldato for Alder
man In tho Ninth Wnrd. It Is univers
ally iccogulzcd that tho south end of tho
wnrd should bo represented, as at pres
ent tho north end appears to havo ev
erything In sight politically. Tho Ger
mans nro solid for Mr. Gradt nud tbo
Kohomlans and Polos, nearly so, which
ought to glvo him a walkaway at tho
Ex-Alderman Chas. 0. Schumacher
will undoubtedly rccclvo tho unani
mous Indorsement of Tenth Ward Dem
ocrats next spring and return to tho
Council. His past ablo record proves
that ho was tbo best representative tho
Tenth over had In the Council.
Mr, Patrick Morris, tbo stalwart
Nineteenth Ward Democrat, Is again
out for the nomination of Alderman,
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