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"INDEPENDENT IN ALL THINGS. NEUTRAL IN NONE"
CHICAGO, SATURDAY, MARCH 19, 1898-TWELVE PAGES
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The City Hall Forces Were All Laid
Low Under tbe New Pri
The Popular West Town Assessor Swept
the Field with the People
The Days of Petty Ward Bosies in the
City of Chicago Are
The People Can Now Rule Easily If
Will but Take an
List of the Aldermanic and Town Nominations
Made by the Democrats on
TIip following ticket wns nominated
by Wit Town Democrats tK .(tie Peo
life's Institute on WftwsOar:
For Assessor T. E. Ryun.
For Collector V. K. Ccrv.nney.
For Supervisor George J-elnlugcr.
For Clerk Edward Warwick.
It wuh ull dime Jty iicchimutlon, ex
crpt the selection of n candidate for
Supervisor, uud .there wuh so little of u
contest tlicretltiit.lt wiik hardly worth
making mliiute of.
Building lusjmctor .McAndrows luid
been cliuxcu by the coiniiiittee iih the
temporary chairman of tlie.tiinveiitton,
being ii StraJu .nmn, but utter the pri
maries (lie Ryan .people were In such
u largo majority that lie declined to
net, and Johu Fltzslinons, of the Plf
teenA.Ci Ward, was put in the place.
Aid. John Powers if the Nineteenth
Ward put T. E.3t.yiiu In uouiltiatlon for
Mm A'.oorslilp !n mi eloquent sp-'cch,
whloli wim loudly it iihiuili'd. Joseph
O'Doniirll of the Seventeenth Ward
Kccuiidi'J lu what .was mor.c mi attack
on CMy Il'.ill'insUimU thaii a nominat
ing spec-eh, mid alxo had worrit of
prat'e for "those. .Democratic .iiaifcii.
Jcffroon, Jackson, .Bryan audi Alfgeld."
Mr.'Hyaii was then Humiliated by tic
cCanvattou ami jiailil a prodigious
iiinoiiiit of chccrJug.
For Supervisor there were suggested
T. J. O'Meura of the Seventh Ward.
Dr. George Lelnlngur of the Four
teenth, and (Victor II. Fairtiskl of .the
Flftcentli. A roll-call resulted: Leln
Inger, 207; O'Mearn, Hi; Pimskl, U(l.
For Clerk M. J. H-euielt was named
by the Ninth Ward, 1 J. lircnmtti .liy
the Eleventh, uud .Edward Warwick
by the Eighteenth. When it came to
a roll-eiill, howercr, things were all
Warwick's way and the cadi wan aban
doned, and he wiih uoutcd by ac
clamation, North Town,
For Assessor .Tunics J. Gray.
For Collector Julius Solomon.
For Supervisor Vincent II. Perkins.
For Clerk Frederick Rlndi-rer.
'ortli Town Democrats nominated
tlw foregoing ticket at North Bide Turn-
Hall. The only contest was over the
Bupcrvlsorshlp, for wlilch the Twenty
third Ward had a candldatv, Johu
Bnynrs, In opposition to Vincent II.
Perkins. Robert E. Iturke, however,
cnnie to the aid of Perkins and he won
by n vote of 47 to il'J from ItnyneH. dipt.
Jnincs Farrcll wax chiilrmnn of the
South Town. '
For Assessor Henry Stuckar.
For Supervisor Benjamin Harnett.
For Collector Michael McNainnra.
For Clerk FniuclH Comoy.
Tho South Town Democratic conven
tion, lu Freiberg's Hall, ISO 22d Htreet,
nominated tho foregoing ticket. Har
ney Mctlulro was both temporary and
permiinent chnirmaii, and Patrick
White secretary. R. C. Gunning retired
from the nice for the Asessorshlp, and
every nomination was ninilo by accla
mation. Town of J.nkc.
For Assessor Jnmes U, McDonald.
For Collector John E. Tmeger.
For Supervisor J. G, Crane,
For Clerk Otto S. Ailing.
Town of Lako delegates selected tho
foregoing ticket at u convention nt
Boulovnrd Hall, DV.li and Halsted
streets, Corporation Counsel Thornton
acted c r3nilrman and M. J. Dolicrty
Town of Hyde Park,
For AMirHor J, J. Coadwn.
For Supervisor .1. .1. Gearj:.
For Collector-M. H. Thumian.
For Chirk-Richard Rlngur.
Hydo Park DcmocratM mimed this
ticket at their .town nui!lon i:.t
Grand Cunning. The only contest was
over the -Clerkship, for which George
C. Van -Vuricii was tin unsuccessful
c.inriiriut. Justice Toalejr nf South
Chicago nvns chalriiiau.
Town of Luke Vliwi
The Iike View DeuiPcmtle Town
couveivtleii adjourned uftor selecting
the following committee u limit aroiiun
and und.souie candidate who will con
sent to run:
Twcnfr'illfth Witrd-Gctuffo West, J.
Furlong, J'reil Kelley, Arthur Jordan,
Twentjislxth Winil-Cliarles Will
iams, Jouic Slllar, Joseph J-'lauagan,
SpeiKTJ' Ward, H. 8. Schafer-
William Wcckler sent a letter de
clining t Jte a candidate fur Vsse.-tsor.
Town of Calumet.
The nix .delegates who made up the
Calumet J.tcmocmtiu town ctuiveution
adjourned until Sar.urday evening wltli
The couivuiitloii of the Town .of Jef
fersou wiu .adjourned unOI Monday
evening at 7 o'clock, and a committee
was npK)lu94'.d to select candidates for
Tho Fourth .District of the Twenty
seventh Ward may furnish a case of
violation of the new primary law for
the Grand Jury to Investigate. Charges
were preferred Wednesday before
Lawrence P. Moyle, Frank O. Lowdeh
mid Ralph M. I&islcy of the Committee
of One Hundred, mid by them laid lie
font the Elei-tJon CommIssotMrs,
against 8. A. Iidd, J. 8. Wright and M.
T. Manning, Judge, and Chris Gllllpiu
and William Powers, clerks of election,
In that district.
The wittiest?, who made statements
that the accused wen accepted the
votes of seven challenged voters with
out requiring them to support their
ulilduvits by the ntildavlts of two
householders, then conutcd them, and
subsequently threw them out In order
to change the result, were Charles A.
Stoneberg, E. C. Harmon, A. M, Cross,
William Peacock uud A. J. Nowlan.
Theiv was a light lu tbe Twenty-seventh
Ward against the machine ns rep
resented by Fred Eldred, Central Com
mitteeman, with William II. Julian as
lti. candidate for Alderman. When the
vote as cat-t In this district ivns count
e-.l the result Khowcd n majority of three
for delegates opposed to the Julliiu tick
et, the figures being 7H to 7ft. Then the
machine crowd set up a howl against
tln seven luillots of the challenged
voters, six of which wero for tho opinr
sltlon, being eruuted; and the Judges
llnnlly threw them out.
The Coiiimlt-aloncrri set the case for
hearing next Wednesday. Mr. Evisley
aid that he thought tho sulicommlttee
ot tho Committee of One Hundred on
Enforcement of tho Law would take
the matter to tho Grand Jury.
The voto cast at Tuesday's primary
election was a little less than 50 per
cent, of ;that cart for the thirty-four
Democratic candidates for Aldermen
nt the April election tnvo years ago. In
two wards Tuesday's vote was greater
HON. JOHN POWERS,
Otanirman of tteeSHnance Committal ot tba Chicago Common Council, and Wflo Will B
Triumphantly Reelactvd Alderman ot tee Nineteenth Ward.
ifcuii'tlitt of the DcnuiiYiitlu vote nt
the regular election of rWMl, .and lu
.some otters It almost huiiIh It.
The people of the We-t flliwn aivwvl
Ccntlywlth Tim ltynn toiu.llnlsh.
Thc.'foUowIng Dcmncmtk camHdir.M
for aldermen were noiuimctcd Ve-tm-Hay
lu the several wimU:
1 tlttllll .(. CotlglllllL
a-CJinrlvH !'. Gum he.v.
:i-i('onventloii 8.ittinl.'t,v might.
8 Cdiward Novak. j
ll-Eilwnnl I'. Cullvrli'i.
Ill .Itiliti F. Doriiiau.
11 .Tiilin D. (Inxzo'.o.
lli-John K. Xeagle.
W-Wim. T. Maypole.
11 JdM'ph Greln.
15 Bernard J. Mahouejr.
17-WUhnrd P. Shay. f
1S-M. 0. Condon.
Ill John Towers.
22-John II. Colvln.
2.1-Thcs'. J. tVMalley.
ai-Clwrh y. Walker.
2.1 Austin O. Sexton,
2(I-Wllllain E. Schlnke.
27-Willlniti 7s. Jullen.
28 John Wgatie.
no-Convention Friday. "i
ill Dan 1. Jeie.
:i2-John I,. Dauhe.
SKI-Hugh T. Darcy.
Ill Samuel E. Cook.
John McGlllcn will he elected nUVr
man of the.Twenty-tlrst Ward by tbe
largest majority on record.
The people are with Timothy E. Hyun
oa the West Side. There Is scarcely a
dotilit of that fact after the trouncing
he ftnve the Democratic lu.ichlno on
Tuewlay Ian! at the primaries.
Charles P. Ilrown will he the next
nldermnii of the Twentieth ward, hav
ing been nominated last Tuesday by
The result of Tuesday's primaries
proves conclusively that Hon. Stephen
D. Grltlin will take a solid delegation
from the Twelfth ward to the Demo
cratic county convention, and It's more
than likely that Mr. Grlttlti's name will
be on the county ticket.
Robert E. Iturke was tho only City
Hall man who carried his own ward.
Robert Is liked by the people till .light.
He Is always square.
Justice James C, Dooley and Jtiwtlco
A. J. SalKith, whacu picture anil hlo,
raphles were leading orminieuts of Mr,
Ivositer Rotllno's Political Directory and
Sketch Hook for 1S0S, hnve hsh b?eii
prominently anrtitloiK'd for JmUclal
liouorj lij- the Tlmes-IIeruhL Let the
What wltl.yju give for uoioxvcutlon
and Judgment against County .Surveyor
EurichtV AdtlreM The Eagle.
'Hie ihij-af .the little ward Joses has
It Is uo longer "Who is yf.xiv bossV"
liut "Who do.you want'"
Tim KyauiVtrlctury wasaJwdy blow
to the City Hull.
Jamen J. WVllsoii is tho jufe's choice
for Astteasor t Iiko View.
Hon. yi. C. -Mcintosh wojdd be tin
ornamcat MU'tiw) Superior Ciiuk lieiich.
A vo- for lllrown In the Twentieth
Is a vote for.ira honest Aldiirmau.
.Tainw J. Jnir will have a vulk-over
for North Town Assesiwr.
The (terms l Judges Ewlng. diet
Iniu, Goggln, IHMtian, Hnvhlnson,
mid 8teln ocliw next fall.
Denioernt nn'i'pposeil to Hit-Idea of
non-partisan Judicial nomlnnlliais this
Charles S. Thornton and Granville
IV. Hro wnlng will Tie two of the Demo
rirntlc nominees fur Judicial honors.
Tohn McGillen sltruds for good juul
cnVlent govenimna In tho Twaty
The Democrats wIU rwioniluate Jn4ty
lliitc-lusoii uud Judge Stein, and tbe
Repiiltlicaus Judge Ohnlaln and .ludgv
Kret'iinin. These four Jook like noa
Hill Tangier's man wam't heard of
In i'.he Trenty-tlrMt Ward jiriuiaiies.
Harlan la still talking.
T. J. O'Mftiley Is again in the Held to
win in the Twenty-third.
Therpgulnr monthly victory of Qulnn
and Martin In the Twenty-fourth Is
Reliable old Hilly Ixielllcr carried his
ward ns usual. Hilly Loclllc'r has a
firm hold on tlie icoplo down his way.
It Is said that Judgo Goggln will de
cline a venomlnaitlon to the bench niid
that tho Democrats will not renominate
By the way, when Is tho Mangier case
to ho called up for trial?
Joseph Litter, the well-known gluo
manufacturer, who 1ms heeu laid lip
with rheumatism, Is again on deck, and
U being much talked of for (Qnunty
Hon. Jolin.H. Miller Is being ulked o7
In coaniectlon -with the UnlteU Statifs
Seaaiorshlp ti. lie disposal of awxt win
ter. Ho woukl make an alde-Seuator.
WJlllam I,?guer didn't do a thing t
the 3ek .M-ire-Schwal i-wtlilniitltiB.
Oh, no! He nlmply aniiihlhkted theiu,
They uMiimo be gettliuj tlml of Vin
cent IVrkliw.ou the North Side. It todc
hard work .to renominate hlui for Su
piwJser over Alex. Baylies.
Pjied lUnuVror, the popular Twenti
eth IVard Ucrman, has u clncJi on the
Xonh Town Jlerklilp.
0.iir gaJIaut lire departmear theairst
In the world ought to lie better jiuld.
New York and Boston both pay their
tlreuieu more than Chicago does, iud
they huveu'.t aiear as good a xenice..
Giwrge DiKtdlcstou will be tho Demo
cratJr nomlnK for Sheriff, and a strung
one be will xsake, too.
The business men of the city, us w?ll
as eltteciH generally will soon be
"touched" furclie iinnual lieuellt" fund
of the jjollcii fotve.
Ex-Ohlef of Police Mike Breniinu
draws flK,7.1 jwr cnuntli polltv jiensloa
money for doing nothing oh, yes; he Js
on the present grand Jury. But, of
course, he gets paid for that, too.
What a lot of our policemen nve
threatening to raise regiments to gv
to Cuba with! Why. you couldn't drive
one of the fellows olT the payroll with a
gun, unless It was to a place on the
The big jMdlce pension roll should Ihj
rejleved of all the able-bodied persons
connected with It.
In picking out n man for South Town
AM'Mr Perry A. Hull should not Tor
get that the peope are the ones who
James A. Hoguii Is the strongest man
talked of by Republicans for South
Stanley Kiuijs failed to name his run
ning mate lu the Sixteenth Ward con
veutlun at bv.l" Milwaukee avenue, and
the nomination of a eaudldate to suc
ceed Henry I.udolph, deceived, was de
ferred to an adjourned tiieutlug Satur
day evcnliig. Knur, was nominated for
the long term with but oiw dissenting
vote, The convention after adjourn
ment was changed Into n political rally.
Let us see our reform friend Rector,
of the Twenty-eighth Ward' voted for
that private Kcretary (salary grab,
PRIDE OF THE
The People of the Great West Side
Ward Love and Respect
He Is Faithful to Them and Through
Evil and Good Report
No Member of the City Council Has Such.
a Record for Usefulness
John Powers Would Be an Honor to Any
Ward in This Great
And His Commanding Position on Committees
Is of Great. Use to His
rl-le of tit- Nineteenth Ward, yaa
now have its your nre.-.'ata'.lve the
ubst alderman lu tlv? City Cotnull.
Ahbitnaii 4(wtr ha been so dill-g.-ut
lu lookl ii. i nftic tlM hiterct of
ibe piv;te Ditit hu is now, as he has
Ikcii for years, the UadM- of the gov-n-rulng
lioily of tha city vif Ch!Mgo.
You uie uChI to rvnrs this vttcran
Hiuk'.lc servant and pntnn untried lam
Will yau do It?
The Eagle has too irnteli confidence In
the good .'.lie and patriotism of !he
people of tl.; Nlnetei'iKh Ward to be
lieve that they wl'i ,k anytliliw so foo'.
Nil. The Eagle would like to Miy a few
words to the voters of the Nlnewenth
Ward upon this subject:
The Of tli successive term of your nlilu
npMvieiitatlve In tha City Council.
John Powers, Is tibwit to expire, and sit
the earliest request ol many of the
nwt Jutluentlal elllzeiw of the Nlue-
tctnt'.i Ward he 1ms coiiM'iited to apiln
appear before you us a candidate for re
election. During bin ten years' service
as alderman he has been most faithful
to the trust reputed lu him. and has
well sulwerved the luterets of thoi
who sent him there, an. I a huirty re
turn to his -at would lie a littlng tiili
ute tw a worthy servant for faithful
kervlct s reiideied.
Por tlie iast ten years lu the Council
he has not oniy taken an active but
prominent part lu all the dvlibenitfrins
of that body, and has vcr bivn the
ehamtilon of right and Jutli. In the
cause of labor he has bein a leader, ti
Is ti's-.lllitl by the fact that soon tiff or
uitcrliig the Council he drafted the
eight-hour ordinance, anil brought It to
a successful Issue.
The following Is the onVmmce:
Section 1. That on and after the llrt
day of July, ijji, for all :u!oyc-i per
forming manual labor for the city of
uncago, and workliw within Its cor
poniite limits, eight (Si hours of inch la-
bir, between H a. m. and (I p. m shall
be coiis-tltuted u full mid legal day's
Svc. 2, The pruvlsloun of t?ct!on 1
'''.mil not be construed o apply to or
govern the police or lire department!,
or any department or work-dic.) where
conntant operation Is uccc-xary.
Sec. :t. lu uJI case-, of newJ'.y or
emergciwy, Mipirlutcuvlein'f, fareincu
or others in authority nrs hereby an
thorliseil to work their eiu.iloyrs tRu-h
number of hours as such uecrsslty or
emergency requires; but for all labor
IH'rfoinied In excess of eight (S) hours
lu any one day Mich lulureror employe
shall be entitled to and shall receive
pay at the rate of time uud one-half for
all such labor performed.
See, -1. That all ordinances or parts
of ordinances incoiu-lsteut herewith are
Sec, .", This odvlnnuce shall bo In full
force and effect from and after Its pass
age, He also presented the following ivso
lutlon ami procured It adoption:
ItcMilvcd, That nil superintendents,
foremen uud others lu churgo of men
working for the city of Chicago, in its
various departments, take special caro
to lmvo tho State law enforced with re
gard to citizenship of thoso employed
by the city, and all not able to furnish
proper proof of such to bo Immediately
A pertual of tho CJty Council pro
ceedings will idiiiw-tliat' life has Ifcoo"
liiKruniciitnl lu passing hundred 4r
ordlminces for curbing, grading acnl
tilling the numerous street lu tin?
ward, placing water service. iIc.
drains, sidewalks, ttc. ctc i. at
many ordinances repeultuic wrdltBUKvR
where the assessment wotlad a hard
ship on the people. In this biUer iratr
tcr ho has always beeu ut Urn cnuitoauil'
of his constituents, lu tuu iiiaccor if
personal damage claim tigalust tth;
city, on behalf of his constltwutK, lu
has been particularly successful. m
many will willingly testify. In the
matter of granting fruuchlM' It- has.
been zealous and cimservutlve. wclng
that the Interests of the city vor well
protected. In the matter of local im
provements uu Imnii'iisi' iiuiosiul of de
tail work Is necessary to be Im. h
will more fully appear from the f snow
lug: Before the Luenl Umnl f Im
pravetuents took hold, vary rweiitly
the following method wan followed
with reference to liiiprovttnmtts:.
Uu the 111 st Introduction of uu nnll
nance for Improvement It was referred
to the Commissioner of Public. Works.
for an ordinance covering the improve
ment proposed, which I!w:c-Klfctl au
estimate of the work, ami. imxslliiy. it
survey of the location by Uiti City Ku
glneer, before proper estimate tui In
made. This being done, the ordlnatUNt
was next Introduced to tlie Council..
and If the AlTlcrnmn pressing sam wa
watchful and alert, he secured (ts iihkh
age. The Map Department was next
called on to furnish a map of tliv street
or locality, and this, with the onlt
nance, went to the Spec-fill Asttcssntcu
Department, which Hindu tho propci.
nssesMiient for the payment of ttio
work and other cn&ts. If no legal ob
jection was here Interposed us tct tti!
correctness of the assessment, an ucder
was then passed by tho Couut-ll In
structlng the Coiuiiilssloiicr to udrcr
tlso for bids for the performance of tin?
proposed Improvements, mid lu tut
and a multitude of other ways, deuiyw.
wuicii are unavoidable, sct-iucd ui ac-cumiih-.te.
During his term of olllc-o ho has boon
assiduous lu his elVortu to pusu IS
contemplated ImprovemciitH with tlu:
least possible delay, uud III rtTorfv
have been rewarded with Mieeess. It
may be safely said that no past or pres
ent member of tho Council iuh worked
with greater zeal In tho Interest or tits.'
ward and constituents, or Imtt accom
plished more lu their ttehatr. ITU en
ergy and zeal are and lutvu been rwst
hss, ami he has proved rdniself wot
only a leader lu his iiarty, but ti fit ami
proper representative of tho eocumou
people. Having sprung from tho ninSs.
of the workliiguieu himself, ho Is thor
oughly In sympathy with them, .-itnl all
legislation that tends to ameliorate atnl
better their condition Iiiih received at
all times his hearty and undivided sup
port, as his Council record abundantly
Since his first election to tho Council
tin has beeu appointed to uicmU"r.lit
on the following committees in tho re
spective years as named below, vlaci
Streets and Alleys, W. D.. and
Health and County Relatione.
Elections. , ,
Streets and Alleys, W. D, auJ