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Entered at Second Clati Matter October 11, 1889, at the Pott
Office at Chicago, Illinois, under Act of March 3. 1179.
INDEPENDENT IN ALL THINGS, NEUTRAL IN NONE.
Entered at Second Ctatt Matter October 11, 1689, at the Pee
Office at Chicago, llllnolt, under Act of March 3, 1S79.
Subsidiary Agents of the Slackers' Union
Insinuate that State's Attorney Hoyne
Is Politically Obligated To It.
The Public Remembers that Hoyne Was Nominated
and Elected In Spite of Gang Efforts
to Defeat Him.
For unadulterated political gall the
Subsidiary Section of thu Amalga
mated Order of Democratic Dosses
takes tho cake.
Tho latest bulletin handed out by
tho gang through tho most widely clr
nulated chnnncl announces that
"State's Attorney lloyno has found
favor" with tho gang and that thoy
may tako him up as a candldato for
"Found favor" is good.
Tho gang did everything in its
power to provent Hoy no's nomination
nnd election as state's attorney.
Its enmity made him more popular
Tho gang couldn't hurt him if it
tried tor any nomination or for any
w.TIip -tfuth lthnt'tho- Denii.'pro'rtc
gang docs not 'care to elect a mayor.
They aro too well satisfied with
things ns thoy are.
Any Democrat who runs for mayor
on an anti-gang platform next spring
will win tho nomination.
You can hot on that.
Hoyno would make a good mnyor
and ho would not need gang support
to win either tho nomination or tho
Tho "political future or Stnto's At
torney Hoyno," so frequently reform!
to by tho press bureau, would bo dark
indeed if it rested upon tho friendship
of the tireless tollers of tho (Jang.
It is a common remark in political
circles that the loudest mouthed
"organizers" In tho Democratic
management crowd and tho most tire
less pursuers of Jobs for themselves,
hall from tho wards which aro notori
ous for having tho most slackers In
comparison with tholr population, and
fewer soldiers in tho National army
thnn any other ward In Chicago.
Tho comment upon tho notorious
fact grows louder and strongor ns tho
Democratic primaries approach and
t lie slacker wards Insist upon getting
big places on tho county ticket.
Tho women have a voto this year
and few of them who have relntlves
or husbands, brothers or sons In tho
nriny will voto for a man from a
Thoro aro also a number of men vot
ers In Chicago who havo sons, broth
ins and relatives on tho llrlng lino
who do not Ilka this boosting of al
leged Slacker Dosses.
Tho Htny-nt-lionio Democrats who
enn boast that tholr sous havo escaped
tho draft may favor this Slnckor Word
supremacy In some Instances.
It will bo interesting to note when
tho Domoeiatlc primary slato Is mudo
up just how much Inlluouco tho
Slnckor Wards hnvo with tho paity
And tho question will bo asked,
WOKE THEM UP
M, L. Toulino, Bocrotary of tho Com
mercial club of Ottumwa, ln gives
Tho Trlbuno Interview with R. D.
Huibort, president of tho Morchnnts'
Loan nnd Trust company, credit for
wide Inlluenco in stirring up tho far
mers of Iowa to mako subscriptions
to tho Inst Liberty loan. Mr. Toulmo,
who wns In Chicago Monday, said:
"What Mr, Hulbert had to suy about
f armors not subscribing for Liburty
loan, etc., mado deep Impression in
J argest Weekly Circulation Among
People tf Influence and Standing
NO. J) I.
lown. Ho Is wen known In tho statu
as a conservative banker, nnd ho
certainly started thu farmers to think
ing. Ah n consequence they outdid
themselves In subscriptions for tho
"In Wapello county wo oversub
scribed our allotment by CO per cent.
Cur quota was $1,105,000, and wo sub
scribed for 11,750,000. Out of a popu
lation of :iT,000 thero wore 7,500 sub
scribers. To thu first loan wo had but
700 subscribers, tuklng G00,O00. For
tho second loan wo had .1,000 sub
scribers, taking $1,000,000. Tho in
crcaso in tho number of subscribers
over tho second loan was 125 per
lent. Tho banks, too, helped tho
campaign along nnd readily mado
loans on nil tho subscriptions offered."
Tho Domocrnts will nominate
Dixon C. Williams for Congress in tho
Mr. Williams is a polished orator
and n closo friend of President Wil
ton. Ho has been doing groat work
lor tho Liberty i.oun throughout tho
Ho would defent Georgo K. Foss In
tho opinion of well posted people.
BIG GUN PLANT
Thomas Carey and F. R. Sullivan
went to Washington on Monday to got
the government to locnto tho pro
posed new $75,000,000 ordnance plant
Advantages of this city over all
other localities in tho country will bo
shown to Washington olllcfuls, espe
cially army olllccrs, and to Judge R.
II, Gary, chairman of tho board of dl
icctors of tho United States Stcol
Corporation, tho compnny selected by
the secretary of war to construct tho
world's biggest gun factory.
Representatives of thu Chicago Co
operative League of Duildlng Trades
and Industries will confer with Mr.
Gary in Now York during tho weok,
and Thomas Carey and F. R. Sullivan,
president nnd secretary, respectively,
ot tho organization, will try to enlist
government olllclnls In Chicago's
claims for tho great factory.
Tho Chicago men list Chicago's es
pecial advantages in this way
Its geographic position, 1,000
miles from tho soaconst, makes
such n plant snfo from onomy at
tack. A plentiful supply of unem
ployed labor especially In tho
building trades makes possible
A surplus of untenanted dwell
ings solves tho housing problem
which other possible locations
would hnvo to meet.
Chicago's manufacturing dis
trict produces all materials which
enter into ordlnnur-o construction,
Factory stto could bo located In
Chicago easy of access by both
ralliond and wntor routes.
Hallroad linos mako It posslblo
to ship output of plant direct to
City Collector Forsborg'a predic
tion thnt tho city will loso $1,000,000
in saloon license revenue threatens
lo bo doubled. Records showed only
.,,107 of tho 0,207 saloons 111 Chicago
hnvo applied for ronowul of tholr it
cense. Acting Chief of Police Alcock will
check up every saloon In tho. city.
Tlioso that havo not applied for re
newal of their llconso will either bo
closed up or forced to obtain thu per
mit. Regulation ovor pluces soiling soft
drinks similar to tliat applying to sa
loons probably will bo recommended
ly tho council homo defonso commit
tee. Chairman Kostncr declared many
Mich places aro conducted In n worso
manner than saloons.
Corporation Counsel Rttelson wns
directed to prepare an ordinance fur
bidding thu Mnyor to Issuo frcu per
mits to alien milk dculcrs, peddlers,
wagon owners nnd others.
MR. REYNOLD'S ADVICE
Georgo M. Reynolds, president of
tho ConM-if-vi rvtw Commorclnl Nn-
tlonal Hank discussed after war
liades conditions before thu Chicago
Association of Couuuorco at tho Hotel
LaSallo. Mr. Reynolds urged the
lusluess men of Chicago to organ
lo moru tlrmly, not only for thu pur
pose of co.m (limiting with tho gov
crnmunt In procuring supplies for war
but so thoy may bo ready for tho bat
tle of Industry whon peaco Is de
clared. Tho association hopes to add 2,000
members to Its rolls with thu Idea
t.iat with (1,000 moinhors thu associa
tion will represent mora than SO por
tent of tho industrial strength In a
productive way of tho city,
CHICAGO, SATURDAY, 31 A V 18,
Twentieth Ward Has Fewer
Votes and More Job Hunters
Than Any (Ward in
And Yet It Is the Hbmc of the Bugle
Which Calls or Democratic
Wards to "Organize."
What's thu matter, with tho Twen
Politicians all ovejj, Chicago ask thu
question after ovorylclectlon.
It Is supposed to be the home of
Tho Organization Iluglc of the local
Democracy halls from the Twentieth
Its bazoo Is blowtfclmid and long.
It hints about tho, necessity for
"organization" to Jtho Democratic
workers of nil thojxiihcr wards on
ecry possible occasion.
Tho Twentieth Word uccordlng to
the census of IDlChnd a population
its totnl voto In lfilC the last gen-
cinl election was only C.59C.
Divided ns follow'sr
Wilson 4,03-1; Hughes 2,255
i-on, Soc., 303; Hnloj;, 1'ro., 2.
Tho First Ward, With a population
of but I5,y:!5, 13,00rf,8ninller thnn tho
Twentieth registered 15,101 votes.
Tho Second Ward? with nbout tho
si.mo population 59,2)7 as tho Twen
tieth, registered 26,G48 votes.
Thu Tenth Wnrdjjwltli 2.0Q0-. less
people than tho Twentieth, registered
fi.fiCO votes. t "
Tho Eighteenth Wnrd, with' only
57,804 InhabltontB'fower than tho
Twentieth, registered 19,287 votes
almost three Almsjjfnsimany ustha
Populnr nnd Fearless States Attorney Always Elected on
Tho Nineteenth Wnid, with only
ofi.lOli people, many less than tho
Twentieth, rcglstorod 8,957 votes.
Tho Thirtieth Ward, with only n few
thousand moro population than tho
T wentloth 03, 130 registered nearly
twico as many votes as thu Twontloth
polled, to-wlt, 1C,G9L
And so It goes through tho wholo
list of wauls.
Thoro must ho soinothlng wrong
with tho Twentieth Ward.
Why aro tho peoplo thoro afraid to
go to tho polls?
Is It bocauso thoy havo been "or
ganlzed" too much?
Or Is tho ward puioly an Organlzod
Democrats Have Practically Agreed Upon
Gibbons for County Treasurer and
Sweitzer for County Clerk.
Scully, Reinberg, Horner, Cermak, Lindheimer
and Dailey To Be Named and Popular
Candidates for All Offices.
The Democrats havo about decided
upon n shtu for the county primaries
to bo adopted nt the July meeting of
tho Managing Committee six weeks
Thu men chosen so far aro nil
The slntu Includes
Harry It. Gibbous, tho big box man
ufacturer and pntrlotic citizen who
did so much for tho lied Cross nnd
Liberty Loan, for County Treasurer.
Peter Reinbcrg, tho present ulllcient
incumbent, tor President of tho County
Cermak' -vitf pftLar l,e
his Personal Merits.
named for Sheriff or will bo renomi
nated for linlllff of tho Municipal
Popular Robert M. Swoltzor, tho
piesont Incumbent, for County Clerk.
Jacob Lindheimer, who has mado a
good record as Assistant County
Treasurer, for ono of tho big Court
(.lorkshlps or for ShorUT,
Thomas F. Scully, tho present pop
ulnr Incumbent, for County Judgo.
Henry Hornor for Probato Judgo.
lames M. Dailey for Sanitary Trus
tee. Most of tho prosont County Hoard
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Great caro Is to bo taken In select
ing candidates fur the Legislature.
CLAYTON F. SMITH
Clayton F. Smith, who has made
ono of thu best City Treasurers that
Chicago ever had, is being boomed by
Democrats for Mayor. ,
Mr. Smltli made n splendid record
as Warden of tho County Hospital.
Ho Is very populnr with all factious
of tho party and would make n splcn
JUDICIAL CALL DOWN
Instructions havo been sent to
judges of thu Municipal Court by
Harry Olson, chief Justice, requesting
them to cease lining defendants nnd
then remitting tho lines, providing
IN THE CITY COUNCIL
Important Public Business Before
the Chicago Board of Aldermen
Mayor Thompson sent his annual
message to tho city council Monday.
He stands by Corporation Counsel
Rttelson In his discharge of Special
(,'ns Attorney Donald R. Rlchberg
nud promises to appoint any gas liti
gation committee recommended by thu
council. Tho mayor attacks tho non
partisan system of running tho coun
cil under thu direction of tho Munici
pal Voters' tongue, snys tho operation
of tho two platoon system lu thu (lie
depart men t tins been n success, ox
p roe bus the opinion that telephone
intes should bo reduced Instead of In
ti eased, asserts that crime has been
leduced IS per cent nnd brands thu
picsent police ordluanco as Imprac
ticable. Tho mnyor promises to sub
mit later messages on tho traction
rml public school question,
Thu council voted to retain Donald
R. Rlchberg as council for the city
In tho gas suits.
When tho mnyor fulled to iituno u
epeclnl committee or nn attorney, Aid.
T. J. Lynch, chnlrninn of tho gas-oil
committee, asked unanimous consent
lo adopt tho committee's resolution,
leconiniended hist Saturday by a voto
of 13 yeas to 3 nays, to letnln .Mr.
Rlchbeig and notifying tho corpora
tion counsel to keep his hands olf the
huh into suit. Aid. John Powers nnd
others objected to Iinmedlatu consid
eration. Under u charter provision
this could not bo overruled.
Aid. Nnnco then moved that tho
tpeelnl committee he mado a standing
ono, nnd ntiuied Aid. H. D. Cnpltaln,
Nance, John A. Rlchort, William F.
Linns, nnd Hairy R. Littler. This
would abolish tho special committee.
Aid. Powers Insisted that this mat
ter go to tho comniltteo on commit
tees. A long dlbcusslou ensued, many
(M tho nldeimon claiming thnt thu re
organization coiumlttuo ceased to ox
1st when it inndo Its Ilunl report.
"Tho Until roport has not been
nmdo." said Aid. Nnnco, "out of .defer
ence to tho mayor. Wo gavo him n
chance to nnmo a 'special committee,
nud ho had fulled to do so.
"Tho fact that tho mnyor failed to
appoint a ooininlttoo means that his
plea has becomo null and void."
In deciding a point of order nnd
loading tho council mles Major
Thompson declared that the Nnnco
inntlor should go to tho Judiciary
Aid. Nance obtained a suspension of
the inlos. Tho resolutlnn was then
they buy Liberty llonds or War Sav
"I do not think thu law should bo
put aside In order to mnku tho people
buy bonds or stamps," declared Judgo
TRY TO SPLIT
HOYNE AND DUNNE
Tho Slnckers Union is trying to
split Hoyno nnd Duiiuo forces by In
timating that It tho Slackers nomin
ate Hoyno for Mayor, Dunne will run
independent against him.
This makes people laugh.
JPlrstj tho Bnj?J!,HmHntentlonB of
'BTrpftTrifng Hoyno for ninyjir.
Thu gang couldn't uso Hoyne.
Therefoio they nre not for him on
So the solicitude they feel tor lloyno
lloyno Is us wise us he Is populnr
Tho gang that slandered him, knifed
him nnd failed In all otforts to bent
him, can't fool him,
Corporation Counsel Rttclson said,
after tho session, thnt tho Nnnco rcso.
lutlon was of no legal elfect.
Tho council adopted resolutions ask
ing the school board to deny thu usu
Ci the schools for meetings of Social
Ists nud other organizations opposed
to tho war
Aid. John C. Kennedy nnd Churlos
V. Johnson, Socialist members, sought
lo sidetrack thu resolutions, which
wero intioducod by Aid. Rdw'aid J.
rCr.lndl. They oen promised that at
the national convention of their partj
which Is to be held lu Chicago this
dimmer, efloits would ho mailu to
havo tho party lepudlnto the St. Louis
platform, which declared against tho
Aid. Knliiill asked for a suspension
ol the rules to Immediately consider
tho resolutions Instead of having them
bent to thu homo defonso committee,
u the Socialists asked. Ho was glv
ni this by n voto of (II jeas to 2 nays,
the Socialists opposing.
Tho voto on adopting tho resolu
tions wns n viva voce one, hut Aid
Kennedy and Johnson uskod to ho re
( nrded us opposing.
Tho council granted porinlbslon to
the women's committee of tho thrift
ttnmp campaign to park eight auto
mobiles outside of the State Council
of Defense building, 120 West Adams
Micet Tialllc lobulations prohibit
lids during the street car lush hours
Resolutions deploring tho death of
lormor Aid. Alfred R. WlWston were
City Treasurer Smith called tho
couiicU's attention to tho fact that
city employes ought to Join lu tho
Red Cross campaign. City Clerk Igoo
was directed to ndvlso tho omployos
lo lopoit to their wnrd headquarters
tcr this work.
Aid. Georgo M. Maypole, chairman of
tl c city council commit too on track
elevation, headed a delegation of al
dermen which loft for Washington to
ask Director General of Rallwnj Mc
Adoo to roinovo tho fedornl ban on
boiuu of Chicago's 1 1 nek olouitlon
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