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Intered at Seeend data Matter October
Offlca at Chleago.Mlllnole, under Act
CAREY FOR MAYOR
Popular Democratic Leader Gains in
Strength Every Day as a Candidate
for Mayor of Chicago.
His Forces Organizing in Every Ward and Going
Ahead With Vim and Vigor
TliiiiiutH Cnrey Ih looming up 1Ik
iih thu next Democratic nomlncu for
innyor of Chicago,
llu Ih looked upun by thouHiindH iih
thu ninti who can tinltu nil t ho luc
tloiiH, and IiIh forceful personality en
thuses IiIh supporters nml wIhh thu
admiration of othorH.
Tho cliurin nhout Tom Carey Ih hit
Ho Is Ills own lioDR.
No mini, or not of mon, can lay
clnlui lo ownership of him, mid ho
IN THE CITY COUHCIL
the Chicago Board of Aldermen
At ItH last meeting Mayor Thump
Him Informed tho City Council ho had
extended an Invitation to tho Chicago
Clearing House AHHoclutlon throiiKh
.liimeH II. Fnrgnn, chairman, to make
mi Investigation of tho City Hall and
charges of "Inulllclcncy In municipal
ItofurrliiK to IiIh refusal to permit
thu Chicago llurcau of Public ICf
llcleney, of which JiiIIiih HoHenwald Ih
chnlrmiin of tniHteeH, to conduct an
Investigation tho nuiyor wild:
"I havo been actuated In tWlce veto
Iiik an order giving tho Chicago llu
ri'iiu of Public Klllcloncy permlHHlon
to run riot through tho city govern,
limit Holcly by tho dcHlro and deter
mination to havu an Investigation that
will bo honest and thorough, and frco
from taint of political partisanship."
Thu mayor explained that former
Mayor Harrison refused to allow tho
ulllclency bureau to Investigate. Tho
letter goon on: ""
"Nothing Iiiih been further from my
mind than thu thought of prevent
ing or Impeding In any manner tho
fullest Investigation by any Individ
uals or organization actuated by sin
cere and honest motives.
"I havo favored, ami Btlll favor, iih
thorough an Investigation iih It Ih In
thu power of any such Individuals or
organizations to muko.
"I recognize In tho fullest monmiro
tho deslru ami tho right or tho poo
plo to know how tho money they aro
taxed for municipal and othor pur
poses Ih expended."
llu added that tho city Ih operating
this year with Iush monoy than wiih
appropriated for corporatu purposeH
In 1!UI, although tho cost of com
modules Iiiih Increased 62 per cent
mid thu cost or labor 1!t pur cunt.
druck HoclotleH asked tuat tho city
hall, display tho (J reek tlag, Juno 27,
tho anniversary of Greece's entry
into tho war on thu side of tho allies.
This wiih roferred to tho homo do.
Aid. U. S. Schwartz presented roso
lutlons asking that thu city maku no
further Improvements on school board
property until tho board paid tho city
$100,000 It owoh ror these Improve
ments. This constats or paving, side
walks, utc. Artor sonio discussion tho
resolution was sent to tho Judiciary
Aid. Charles V. Johnson Introduced
an order asking that a permit for u
street carnival In tho Ninth ward bo
refused by tho pollco department. Tho
order passed. Tho alderman said ho
believed tho carnival would not obey
all lawn und ordinances.
Corporation Counsel Ettelson called
attention to thu likelihood of suits
I trf est Weekly OrtuUtien
11, 1t89, at tha Pett
of March 3. 1171.
Ih under personal ohllgatloiiH to no
Tnnre Ih no doubt about IiIh elec
tion In tho uiIiiiIh of thoso who havu
Htiidlcd tho local Hltuatlon.
Tho city under Tom Curoy would
! have a liberal government, hiicIi iih a
cosmopolitan metropolis is entitled to.
Hut tho taxpayers would bo safe
guarded and every dollar contributed
ly them would be well accounted for
and wtdl Hpunt.
I.av and order won id bo enforced,
but fanatlclHin would take u back
against tho city to collect' payments
pnld for street and alley vacations.
This wiih In thu form of n letter. It
was ordered published.
Aid. John Toman und Joseph O.
Kostnor think thero ought to bo
drinking fountains at all bathing
leaches. They prosonted an order
asking tho department of public
works to Investigate this.
Froo tolophono scrvico for nil lied
Cross ward headquarters wiih asked
by Aid. Kostnor. This was sent to
tho gns, oil and electric light commit
tee. Tho council authorized tho pur
chasu of a slto near Lyons ror tho
proposed fnrm colony and tho house
of shutter for women.
Tho fedoral authorities asked for
permission to uso a street in
thu neighborhood of Soventy-fourth
street and Ashland avenue. Tho
government Is to erect n shell making
plant hero, and wants part of tho
etreot. Permission was given. Tho
request was received at noon, and
two hours later Commissioner of Pub
lic Works Dennett wuh told tho gov
ernment could uso tho streot.
Thu members of thu homo defense
committee of tho city council decided
that some one must havu been "kid
ding them." And they aru still com
pletely In tho air on tho question
what is a dry cabaret?
Aldermen Kostnor, Lynch, McDon
cugh, (lovlor, l.yle, Klaus, Maypole
and Steffen Monday night mndo their
loug-huralded tour of tho Investiga
tion of tho cabarets to obsorvo tho
olTcct of tho now nntlcnbarot ordl
nnucu. Thuy found that tho now ordlnnnco
was not bothering tho old cabarets.
Tho euro ownors who wished to servo
drinks and still rotnlu dancing had
merely built somo sort or a partition
around tho oasis.
Thuy declare those placed more to
bo condemned than tho old-tlmo cab
arets. Alderman Steffen said:
"Wo aro now faced with an evil
that demands immediate attention.
"Tho dry cabarets begin business
nftor tho saloons close -1 o'clock In
the morning. They romnin opon until
.5 o'clock and cater to an undesirable
"While we found thoy only sold
soft drinks still tho patrons showed
they had Imbibed plenty of liquor
Ho said the antl-cabarot ordinance
probably would bo repealed and de
clared many places operate an before
with the aid of subtorfugo.
"We probably will authorize caba
rets under n high license fee and
submit nn ordinance closing dance
halls or all classes at 1 a. m.," he said.
ncnt and honest and just and sensible
administration would have sway.
Altogether Thomas Carey's candi
dacy looks good.
It Ih certainly growing In popularity.
PERIL IN PROHIBITION
An Associated press dispatch from
"Declaring tho nation cannot afford
to conduct experiments at this time,
Chairman K. N. Hurley or tho ship
ping board before tho senate agricul
tural committee opposed nbsoluto pro
hibition. Percy H. Johnson, vice-president of
tho -Chemical. National bank of Nxw
York,rHpuakfhi? for a committee of
bankers from tho principal cities, told
tho committee an nbsoluto prohibition
Popular Democrat and Business
amendmont forbidding thu withdrawal
of bpirlts from bond would result in
a financial catastrophe throwing
many banks and thousands of firms
Postmastor-Oonernl nurleson jolnod
In expressing rear that prohibition at
this tlmo might Interfere with pros
ecution or tho war. Ho said ho was
not propnred to suy whother it was
nocessary to conserve rood and sug
gested that tho committeo confer with
tho food administration,
Mr, Ilurleson said ho was express
ing his personal views and not speak
ing for the administration.
"I don't bollevo in class legislation,"
ho continued. "Drundy and wlno aro
regarded as beverages of tho rich and
boor of tho poor. ' If prohibition Is
necessary to win the war I'd voto for
It, but if I had any doubts I'd hesitate
a long tlmo. This is no tlmo to have
INDEPENDENT IN ALL THINGS, NEUTRAL
CHICAOO, SATURDAY, JUNE
patience with fnnatlcs nor to listen to
extremists. If wo listen to extrem
ists and do foolish things It might de
lay tho end or tho war many months."
Mr. Hurley, answering ninny ques
tions Ly prohibition advocates on tho
committee, said tho chler labor 1if
flcutttcs In shipbuilding had occurred
In "dry territory." It was brought
out that 125,205 men arc employed at
shipyards In prohibition states, and
200,157 In "wet" territory.
"We've got to put all tho smash and
drive we've got Into this war," said
Mr. Hurley. "We've go to fight, fight
and still fight with every musclo
straining and put aside nonessential
experimenting ir wo aro to wring vic
tory rrom tho Huiih."
He said that, In his opinion, there
would bo more risk connected with
prohibition at this time, than In the
conscription or labor, no. taking beer
away rrom worklngmen would be a
practical Interference with labor. He
added: "I don't want to take any
The Hnrrlson-Hoyne-Uunno lorces
opened headquarters In thu llotol
Morrison, and started their light
against the Sherman House regular
In a scries of conferences, n full
county ticket, it Ih announced, will
be named before July III, the first day
for filing petitions.
Alderman Joseph O. Kostnor, as
chairman, and Udwnrd Prindlvllle, as
secretary, are In chargo or tho head
quarters. Congressman A. J. Sab
nth came bnck from Washington to
bu present at tho opening of (he head
quarters and tho launching or tho
light against tho Sullivan forces. Wil
liam I O'Connell, Carter H. Harri
son nnd Mnclay Hayne will spend
much of their time 'at headquarters.
CLYDE JONES MR EOSS
Walter Clyde Jones, for-eight years
a member or tho state senate, and
Man Whose Boom for Mayor of Chicago Grows Bigger Every Hour.
who sought tho Republican nomlna
tl..ii for governor I n l'U2, ha.i In-doifL-d
tho sonntoiial candldory or
Congressman Fos. Ho was ono of
tho lenders In thu Progressive party.
WORSLEY FOR JUDGE
Well Known Lawyer Strongly
Backed for Seat on the
Municipal Court Bench.
A. A. Worsley, ono of tho best
known and most popular members or
tho Chicago Oar Is being boomed by
his friends for tho Democratic nom
ination ror Judge or tho Municipal
Court. Mr. Worsloy is a lawyer of
great' ability und a" man of sterling
honesty and high ideals, Ho would
mako a splendid Judge.
man of Sanitary District Finance Com
mittee for President of the District.
He Has Made a Wonderful Record
Improvements and Saving
James M. Dnlley has mndc a splen
did record as chairman or tho Finance
Committee of tho Sanitary District
His methods havu carried thu dis
trict safely through many an emer
gency nnd his careful leadership has
saved imny dollars for the taxpay
ers. ihere Ih a general reeling In the
community that Mr. Dnlley should
bo undo President of tho Sanitary
What his personal ambition Is In
the matter is not known, ns ho has
mado.no declaration on the subject.
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Hon to tho Hoard of Trustees on his
record, which cannot be excelled for
faithfulness to duty nnd good olllclal
SANITARY DISTRICT ACTS
Saves Lake from Pollution By
Contracting for Big Pumping
Important steps to frco I.ako Michi
gan from sewago havo boon taken by
the sanitary district. A contract was
lot for the Calumet district pumping
station at S. Michigan nvonuo and
121th streot, and a bond Issue or
$2,000,000 voted to tako care of tho
improvement. Tho pumping station
will be used In connection with tho
big Calumot sower that is Hearing
Entered at Seeend Clan Matter October 11, 1889, at the Pa
Office at Chicago, lllinole, under Act of March 3, 1179.
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completion and will bu useless until
tho pumping station Is completed. The
sewer will take caru or the sewtigo
that is now going Into I.ako Michigan
and tho Calumet river In that district.
Hupld progress is being made on tho
ICvanston Intercepting sewer and be
fore tho summer Is over It Ih expected
that there will be no more sewage
going Into thu laku from the ICvanston
Tho action of the trustees was
vnnnlmous. The question of complet
ing tho Calumet Improvement has
been hanging lire because or thu tre
mendous Increase In tho cost or steel
and other material. All bids re
ceived were high, the contract finally
being nworded to tho T. J. Forschner
Contracting company ror $1,329,07:1.
If tho United States government Inter
feres, tho contract will bo canceled.
'Tho imnltay district trustees are
iiuiuiiii, utniutur, ui ijuiiik uuiu m
convince tho war department that
an emergency exists and that Ijiko
Michigan should be freed from sew
age. The Calumet and Kvnnston proj
ects will, It Ih said, accomplish such
PICK JOE MAHONEY
Democrats Want Him or James
Poague to Run for Congress
on the North Side,
Prospective (inpatients ror Con
nressmnn Fred llrltten In the Novem
ber election havo been selected by
the Democratic committeemen or tho
Ninth Congressional District lor sub
mission to tho voters at tho Demo
At a meeting or tho committee
men, Including John F. O'Mnlley or
tho 21st ward, Hudolph Schapp of tho
22(1 ward, Joseph Gill or the 211(1,
Thomas J. Webb or the 24th, and
Harry It. Gibbons or thu 25th ward,
theso two men wero solocted us ten
tative suggestions to the voters at tho
Joseph P. Mahouey, a master in
chancery, living in tho 21st ward.
James Pongue, also a master in
chancery, nnd president or tho S3rt
Ward Democratic organization.
Thu Democratic county central
committeo will not meet until tho first
week In July, tho oxact date to bo an
On tho llopuhllcnn sido a boom ap
peared ror Frank Hamlin as a cnndl
dato against Mr. llrltten nt thu pri
maries. Somo or Mr. Hnmlln'H rrlonds
havo been urging him to got Into tho
running. So far ho Iiiih not given a
llnal decision, llu Ih a member of
appeal board No. :t, Ih a master In
chancery, and woh nttornoy for tho
loard of education undor Mayor
llusso. Ho is tho youngest son of
Hannibal Hamlin, who was vice presi
dent during Abraham Lincoln's (list
IN COAL POOL
A gigantic, cooperative pool, par
ticipated In by practically uvory big
storo and olllco building in thu loop,
becanio a certainty Wednesday.
Tho south park board removed tho
only obstnelo to tho plan when tho
commissioners granted permission to
tho county fuel administration to
establish n big coal reserve, amount
ing to millions or tons in thu opon
spaces at tho south end or Grant
Action by tho board rollowed nn
appeal in which tho administration do
clared tho storago or coal In tho pork
a war nocosslty.
"Dins In loop buildings aro not
lnrgu enough to pormlt of tho Htorngo
of next wlntor's coal supply," said
Raymond K. Durham, chairman of
tho Cook county committeo. "Accord
ingly, coul will bo stored In Grant
Park and distributed noxt winter
WHOLE NTMJJEK 1 197
tin ough tho underground railway sys
tem of tho Illinois Tunnel Company."
A Joint committee, comprising rep
resentatives or State street stores,
the building managers' association
nnd thu fuel administration, will ad
minister tho plan, which Ih regarded
us a decisive blow against the prob
ability or a reciirrenco or last winter's
JUDGES VS. LAWYERS
Legal Baseball Battle at Cubs'
Tho Judges are saying thnt they
will bent tho lawyora in tho baseball
gamo thoy will play it Cubs Park
tor tho benefit or tho soldiers on
Saturday, Juno 29.
Judge Kickhum Scnnlnn has had a
rush or candidates for positions. Gov
erned only by tho requests of Jurists
who will play Saturdny, tho lolowlng
ih thu team's present line-up:
Pltchurs Friend and Ilurnsteln.
Catchers Dolan, Scully and Ker
First base McGoorty and Itnfforty.
Second baso Arnold, Dolan and
Shortstop Scnnlnn, l.nndls nnd
Third base Crowe, Graham and
UutlleldorH Siibath, .email, l.a
Huy, llebul, Homer, Pam, linckney,
Cook, Sullivan, PrlntllvUlu, Olson. Tut
hill, Doyle, McKlnloy, Jareckl, O'Con
nor, McDonald and Hopkins.
Flower glrln will bo present in
great numbers to sell blossoms to
thoso In tho grandstand and bleach
eis. A JackloH' band from tho naval
training station is expected to furnish
lniiidc, and an additional feature of
unto will be tho grenade throwing
contest between two teams or Judges
Tho City Hall foices ore devoting
all energies In preparing for their
huge county convention at tho Coli
seum at s p, m. July 1. Tho repre
sentation to tho convention will bu on
thu basis of tlueo delegates and three
alturmitos from each precinct hi thu
county, or a total of about 15,00(1 p r
sons. A complete county slate will bo
rat I lied and nominated nt this con
vention. Congrossinan-nt-hirgo William K
Mason will coine fioin Washington to
address the gathering. Mayor Thouip
ton will talk and Circuit Court Clerk
A. W. Miller probably will preside
HaiT) It. Gibbons, ward commit
teeman of tho 25th Ward gavo thu
25th Ward Democratic. Club and its
000 moinborH u treat on Wednosdny,
when ho bought reserved seats lor
them at tho Cubs Park lor tho Cubs
Large Weekly GraaUeiea
Peafle el Influence aa1