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THE WEEK'S GOSSIP
Hrstnal Mention It Htaraj
Around Town About Mm
Whe Are Prominent in
TWk That. ing the Round
3 to the Doinge of Lead
Judge Charles A. Williams Is mak
ing the excellent record on the Mu
nicipal Court bench that all his friends
predicted he would make.
James S.' Hopkins has won the
highest respect of the bench and bar
la Cook county by his clean and up
right record. ,
In 1900 Chicago telephones aver
aged 18 calls per day. They now
average 5 calls per day. The com
pany la consequently getting more
money than ever for bad service,
How the people of Chicago do suffer
from that Bell phone I
The broken ear drums which so
many of Its patrons complain of are
aa nothing compared to the lost tem
pers of usually good natured patrons.
who get wrong numbers and other
Not to speak of the broken rest of
people aroused from their beds by
these same mistakes and who are so
mad themselves that they fall to
grasp the predicament of the fellow
at the other end of the line who has
paid a nickel In advance to have
"wrong number" slammed Into his,
Then the tedious wait , for the
Some times minutes elapse before
the operator finds her stick of gum
or gets ready to answer.
Illinois is proud to claim Former
United States Senator Albert J. Hop
kins as one of her foremost men,
Telephone rates are entirely too
high In Chicago. The Aldermen have
a chance to lower them. Will they
Glvo us the Initiative and Referen
dum and lower telephono rates. '
Congressman Lynden Evans would
unake a worthy Federal judge.
In Albert O. Wheeler the financial
and business world of Chicago has for
a leader a man who enjoys the highest
esteem of the people.
The Telephone Trust In order to
throw dust In the eyes of the public
has announced that It has set asMe
ton millions for pensions to its em-
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ployes la all the companies that It
If the Telephone Trust can afford
to divide ten millions of dollars as
pensions to Its employes after paying
eight per oent dividends to its stock
holders, then the city council ought
to be convinced that it can start a
big .reduction in telephone rates.
All of these millions come out of
the pockets of the people and the
victims of a monopoly are not apt to
feel their burdens lightened by honied
talk about pensions for employes.
The people demand relief from the
They will keep on demanding re
lief until they get it
The head of the principal part of
the Chicago end of the trust is quoted
In a dally paper as saying:
"The five 'Bell Telephone Com
panies, with headquarters in Chicago
the Chicago Telephone Company,
Central Union Telephone Company,
the Cleveland Telephone Company,
Michigan State Telephone Company
and Wisconsin Tolephone Company
will adopt the pension, disability ben
'elite and Insurance plan in behalf of
"The approximate number of em
ployes in the five companies operat
ing In the five states of Illinois, Wis
consin, Indiana, Michigan and Ohio, is
The trust claims to have over 300,
000 customers in Chicago alone.
Why doesn't It do something for
People will keep on asking why.
Take the innzzlo oft the primary bal
lot and glvo every man a show for the
Let us have a free-for-all race for
Voters should bo given a chance to
solve the city transportation problem
at the coming spring election.
Will any alderman have the hardi
hood to pledge the city to pay olght
per cent dividends on watered tele
Oho us a referendum voto on tele
From tho dust that the Telephone
Trust Is trying to throw In tho eyes
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determined to fight every attempt to
lower high telephone rates.
This leaves the public with but one
Telephone competition must be
built up and encouraged.
The people demand a referendum
voto on the question of telephone
Let us bullduptelepnone competi
tion and smash the Trust.
Alderman Block is right in demand
ing a referendum on tho transporta
tion questions of subway and mergers.
Every time you go to the telephono
you feel like voting against a man
who favors the Phone Trust
Following are the officers of the
United States Brewers' Association:
Jacob Ruppert, Jr., president, 1639
Third avenue, Now York City.
William Hatnm, first vice-president,
Minnehaha and Oreonbrlar avenue, St.
Edward A. Schmidt, second vice
president, 127 Edward street, .Phila
Gustavo 1'abst, third vice-president,
917 Chestnut street, Milwaukee, Wis.
Anton C. U. Hupfcl, 229 East 38th
street, Now ork City.
. Hugh F. Fox, secretary, 109 East
15th street, New York City.
Trustees: Edward Ruhl, Boston,
Mass.; Herman Straub, Pittsburgh,
Pa.; Rudolf Brand, Chicago, 111.; Al
bert Carry, Washington, D. ' C;
Charles Wiedemann, Newport, Ky.;
Rudolph J. Schaefer, Now York City;
Julius Llebmann, Brooklyn, N. Y.; Au
gust W. Woebken, Philadelphia, Pa.;
Percy Andrae, Chicago, lllr; Anthony
Schrelber, Buffalo, N. Y.; August Fit
ger, Duluth, Minn.; Joseph Ulhleln,
Milwaukee, Wis.; Adam Muelbr, Port
land, Ore.: Julius Stroh, Detroit,
Mich.; William J. Lcmp, St. Louis,
Mo.; Frank Fehr, Louisville, K.;
O. L. Becker, Ogden, Utah.; S. B.
Fleming, Ft. Wayne, Ind.
Chairmen of committees: John
Gardiner, vlgllanco committee, Phila
delphia, Pa.; A. O. Hupfel, Jr., publi
cation committee, New York City;
Louis B. Schram, labor committee,
Brooklyn, N. Y.j James R. Nicholson,
advisory committee, Boston, Mass.;
E. A. Faust, crop Improvement com
mittee, St Louis, Mo.; C. W. Folgen
span, commltteo on transportation
and rates, Newark, N. J.; August Goo
bel, Jr., membership committee, De
troit, Mich.; Robert Craln, counsel,
Following are tho United States
Maltsters' Association officers: B. F.
Hales, president, Chicago. 111.: Fred.
erlck Vullmahn, vice-president, Chi
cago, III ; C. E. Remer, treasurer.
Kenosha, Wis.; R. W. Caldwell, secre
tary, uq Farwell Trust BIdg., Chi
cago. Following are the United States
Brewmasters' Association officers and
Wm. Carthaus, president, St Louis.
Carl Faller, first vice-president,
John Eisenbetss, second vice-president,
Marcus Maegerleln, 'secretary, Chi
Frits Schoeller, treasurer, Chicago.
Trustees: Jacob Andrae, Cincin
nati; Otto Rosenbuih, Detroit; Hart
wig Harders, Milwaukee; Oeo. W.
Seller, Elisabeth, N. J.; Wm. Hipp,
Philadelphia; Louis Rltschel, Phila
delphia; Otto Doer. Louisville, . Ky.;
Gottfried Wldmer, New York; John
Blesinger, Pittsburgh; Chat. Wleland,
Pittsburgh; Carl Wanke, Baltimore;
Geo. Zimmerman, Cleveland; John A.
Knyan, New York; Max Hoefle, Al
bany, N. Y.; Aug. W. Bramm, Buffalo,
M. M. Connery has established a
garage at 2630 Wabash avenue which
is one of the finest In the city. It will
take good care of all kinds of automo
biles and is fully equipped to charge
People who are looking for first
class truck storage or automobile
space, will do well to patronise Mr.
Connery.- Mr. Connery la a brother
of John T. Connery, the well-known
coal merchant, and of Frank D. Con
nery, the city clerk. He Is a llfe-loag
resident of Chicago and ha hosts of
friends in all walks ot life,
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No imported beer oa caa market to
day has met with greater aneeeaa taaa
that handled by August Luehav. The
Original Pllsener, from Ptisan, Bo
hemia, to sold by this elf aoaeera. aa
la also the famous Wursburger Hef
brau from Wursburg, Bavaria. These
beers are the favorite at Ohtoaia'a
leading clubs, restaurant aad buffet.
They are without a peer. The Chicago
office of August Luehow are located
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