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MnMrd ao second Cliti Matttr October
Office at Chicago, llllnola, under Act
Endorsement of Its Own Officials by
the United Societies Will Result in
Gibbons' Nomination for Sheriff
Democrats of All Factions Are "Sore" at the
Family Affair Aspect of the
Tlio United Societies hnvo m;nln
proven that thoy uro only a family
Thoy have endorsed Cormnk, their
secrotary, for Sheriff, und Corvcnkn,
another of their officials, for AsBCBBor.
All other candidates have been
thrown In the air and rccolvo no on
dorscmont from theso solf-appolntcd
guardlann of personal liberty.
Inasmuch as thoy did not endorno
Swcltzcr for County Clerk, und in
view of tholr endoromont of Thomp
son for Mayor in 191C, thoro also was
comment upon tho endorsement of
Senator Samuel A. Ettolson, who us
corporation counsol Is Mayor Thomp
son's guide in saloon mutter.
JOHN PATRICK ..
The Hungry Six aro happy.
Thoy boo moro Jobs In sight.
Tho Hungry Six are sometimes
called tho United Soclotlos.
Thoy nro on every battle front ex
cept tho European ono.
That Ib, thoy aro In ovory battlo
front at homo whero thoro Is a pay
roll Job to bo fought for.
This time thny nro not nil moving
for olllco thomBolvos.
Thoy aro supporting Tony Cormok
for sheriff, j
Thoy .JIoTnt wY Fltl0 t0 tho fa-1'1
tbut.tW tndrr.y ThompHou for
lyor, and tho'. ' r"m,:'8 ,w"r(1 uv0
hompBon ncaviv muJorlty over
Dut that 1 not Kolns ' Irovonf ih.
Domocrats from beating CormuU iir
tho nomination for b1u'"t-
Tho Doinn(T' nro KlnK to ni),,1
nato John Pat."'k nibuoiw for Hint of
Kvorylm) Known who Gibbon In
That is v, ',v K Ik so popular
John Pu'rlcU Gibbons, tlu allied
Domornx. '-nndldnto for mimiii i
Cook our'ti WftH 1)0rn Octob r B. 1s,;i,
In tho "y r clvlcnB' H" .tttend'Hl
tho p.ibl l Ht-hoolh of thocltv j.h1 ni-
...iv israiluatod from Hi U l-a
gaU . i iBtltuti- Mr. Gibbon
t iu a mombor of tlu-
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1.. 'it od
Bo.ird ot Trade, having sp.jiu "
in lii' Kraln biriincss,
i,. 1912 Mr Gibbons wu .1,.
cl.Io Btllt" Krom inspector by Ed
vn d P. Dii'inr, then governor of this
Hiflt.' He discharged tho dutlcK ot
tnio important ofllco with groat crodlt
-r 11 period ot four yonrB, breaking
.11 records for inspecting und han
dling more grain than ovor in tho his
. in or thi dopurtmont. Active, clean,
KreiiHlio and honest. Mr. Gibbons
b.ir alwuyit been a dominant character
,1 u.-diix ratio party affuirs, fighting al
ways th autocrats who have used
party nlltlcs for tho acquisition of
personal gain and power.
Mr GlbbonB rosldos with his wife
uoj two children at 4933 Michigan ave-
1 Gibbons goes before the public
. a candidate for this oilicu as un
A.norlcnn at a time whon tmo Amori
tanlsin is tho real issue,
John Patrick Gibbons is going to bo
nominated for Shorlff by tho Demo
crats, He is popular with all Domocrats.
Tony Cormak, who Is opposed to
I argeit WteUy OrraaWltM Acne
11, 1889, at the Pott Office of Publication,
of March 3, 1871. 179 W. Washington St., Chicago, III.
$2 Per Year In Advance.
him, has always been popular with
the Cormak party.
ills followers nro for Cormak only,
if figures count for anything.
Six years ago whon Cormak was a
candidate for bailiff of tho Municipal
Court, his ward, tho Twelfth, caBt tho
Cormak, Dom 5,785
Klnrelln, Hop 1,415
Louck, Prog 9S4
Co mink's plurality 4,370
Whon Sweitzor, who Is now n run
ning mato'v Mr. Cormak on tho pri
mary tlcki t, " " candldnlo for
mayor In lttlO, I'ormnk's waid, tho
Twelfth, returned the following voto
ou election dny:
Thompson, Rep 9,157
SwoNt. Dom - 5.2C1
,4ThonnV:on Plum lity. ... : :', ..-3,993j
Oh',' how tli-.j' lid" throw airito
Swolt.or In ronnu f. h wnrd.
That t tlie roi-Bon eo many of
Swoii t- titiM nnd ndmlrors aro
goliur i" i" i'i' John Patrick Gib
bon for "i" . monratlc nomination
for sheriff on primary day Soptom
GIBBONS WILL WIN
Ton ivrmnk looks llko a sum losoi
ut t'.i'- ruining primary for tho Domo
rratlr Humiliation for Sheriff.
Tl U view Is baaed upon tho poor
sliuu'lim' ho mado at the primary in
lull', buforo his United Societies la
l)i I heiwmo shop worn.
He was running tit that timo for
Ho lomlnatlon for Chlof Dalllff of
ho .lunlclpn' Court.
itaokod by a poworful organization
lu 'inf.v polled 47,000 votos for tho
nomination out of 83,821 votes cast
at tho pvlmary.
In other words if tho Domocrats
opposed to his nomination had united
on ono man Cormnk would havo beon
bmiton by '.16,494 votos.
Hero aro tho flguros on tho primary
voto for tho nomination for Chiof
flnlllff ot tho Municipal Court in 1912:
Anton J. Cormnk, 47,327.
John M. Collins, 11,440.
JoBoph Groin, 13,905.
Jamos M. Slattory, 19,032.
J. Frank Murphy, 4,381.
John P. Gibbons, 28,203.
Josoph Iv. Kolly, 0,194.
This timo Tony hns organized op
position and a big hoartml, big
brained and popular man running
against him tor tho nomination for
Sharlff In John P. Glbhonn.
VOTE FOR 3ARASA
Judgo nornnrd P. llarasa, vho has
miulo n good rocord on tho Municipal
Court bench, is u candidate for ro
nomination on tho Uopubllcan ticket.
Voto for him,
William H, Malono should bo nomi
nated for Congress by tho nopubllcans
of tho Sovonth District. Ho ib ablo,
eloquent, forceful nnd 'fidonwako,and
will give tho district tho sort cf rep
resentation it is ontltlcd to.
Popular Sanitary Trustee Should
Be Nominated for President of
the Board and Re-Nominated
for Trustee by the Democrats.
Jnmon M. Dalloy who has mado n
magnificent rocord as chairman of tho
Finance Committee of tho Sanitary
District of Chicago should bo renomi
nated by tho Domocrats for TruBtoo
I and nominated for Presidont ot tho
Hoard at tho coming Primary Soptom
ber 11. The law requires that tho
President of tho Hoard bo also a
Trustee and as Mr. Dalloy's namo ap
pears twlco upon tho ballot, voters
Bhould put a crosB In front of his
namn for ouch ot these two offices.
FRED W. UPHAM,
Popular Republican Candidate for State Central Committee, Ninth
As a result of a mooting ot roal
ostato men at tho roof pardon ot tho
Hotel La Salle a tow days ago to pro
mote tho candidacy ot Perkins I). Dass
for Board of Review, and Charles
Ringor for assessor, an organization
has boon perfected ot ovor COO promi
nent real estato mon and tho following
ofllcors havo boon chosen to conduct a
campaign up to the primaries:
President, Josoph K. Rrittain.
VIco presidont, Robort E, L. Drooks,
Socrotnry, Albort Walil.
Treasurer, Arthur W. Draper. .
Tho flnanco committee is headed by
Arthur D. Hall ot Hall & Ellis and
former secrotary of tho Chicago Real
INDEPENDENT IN ALL THINGS, NEUTRAL IN NONE.
SATDBD1T, SEPTEMBER 7, 1918.
VOTE FOR DURS0
Popular Young Democrat Will
Win Nomination for State
Backed by Judges, Business Men and
John V.. Durso, popular young Dem
ocrat, who was born, rnisod and edu
cated in tho Twenty-ninth Senatorial
dBtrlct, and who knows tho wants ot
all ot its residents, is a strong can
dldnto for tho Democratic nomination
for Statu noprosontatlvc.
Ho will bo nominated nnd elected.
Mr. Durso has tho backing of tho host
people living in tho district, Judges,
business men nnd patriotic citizens
gencrnlly. Judgo William Fennlmoro
Cooper is a great admirer of Mr. Dur
so. Ho tells n story Illustrating Mr.
Durso's inborn honesty of tho timo
when Durso, then a bailiff in Judgo
Cooper's court, found a C,000 neck
laco and novcr rested ensy.intll ho
had returned It to its rightful owner.
VOTE FOR EARL O'NEILL
Karl O'Neill Bhould bo nominated
by tho IlcpubllcuiiB for membor ot tho
Uonrd of Hevlow. Mr. O'Neill is
known to everybody as u popular nnd
successful Hoard ot Trndo man, is Re
publican randldato for nomination,
.iV i 'W mtvJr
. . r r- .
Hoard of Roviow, to 1111 vacancy. Ho
Is a business man, fully equipped by
charactor and oxporienco to perform
tho duties ot n membor of tho Hoard
of Roviow. Ho was born in Gallatin,
Missouri, 1872, and educated in tho
public schools of that city. Ho came
to Chicago in 18SS and now resides nt
G32 Addison street. Ho has beon a
mombor of tho Board of Trado in tho
grain business for 26 yean Mr.
O'Neill belongs to a number of social
and fraternal organizations, among
them aro: Tho II. P. O. E. No. !;
Royal Longuo; National Union; North
Amorlcnn Union; Ashler A. P. nnd
A, M.j No. 308 Oriental Consistory ;
Apollo Commnndory No. 1; Modlnab
Tciuplo and tho Ridgomoor Golf club'
It is Important to note that women can
voto for this ofllco.
John Patrick aibbons will win tho
Democratic nomination for Sheriff.
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Can Get No Satisfaction in Reference to
City Special Assessment Taxes
at the City Hall
Since Passage of Law Making Specials Payable to
City Matters Are Badly Mixed Up
and Growing Worse
Tho muddlu over spcclnl assessment
tuxes Is unprecedented.
It Is said that greed caused by dc
Biro to handlo tho Doulovnrd Link
Millions promoted tho passage ot tho
law making specials payable to tho
city instead ot tho county collector.
Tho city collector's ofllco was
Tho county treasurer, ns county col
lector, refusud to nccopt the books at
tho lato dny thoy woro tondored him.
Henco thoro will bo no tax salo for
city special assessments this year,
Which is only Just to tho taxpayers.
Taxpayors who want to pay tholr
taxes aro laud In their complaints
against tho city collector's ofllco.
Until this year taxpayers had an
opportunity of paying their spoclal
aBsossmont taxes at tho samo timo
and placo that thoy paid their stato
county and city taxes nt tho county
But tho law was juggled for tho
benefit ot somo ono in tho city hall
and whon tnxpayorB went to the coun-
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Office at Chicago, Illinois, under Act of March 3, tart.
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ty collector's olllco they woro told
thoy would havo to pay their special
assessments nt tho city hall.
Many taxpayers getting this infor
mation wont to tho city hnll tho last
weok In July to pay their special as
sessments.' They were told thoro that thoy
would havo to go back to tho county
Full Slates for Voters to Consider
Before Primary Election,
Sheriff, Anton J. Cormnk, Twolfth
County Trcnsuror, Hurry 11. aib
bons, Twenty-fifth Ward.
County Clerk, Robert M. Swoltzer,
County Judge. Thomas P. Scully.
Probato Judge. Henry Homer.
Clorlc Probato Court. Prank J.
Walsh, Thirty-second Wnrd.
Clerk Criminal Court. James M.
Whalon, Sovonth Wnrd.
Superintendent of Schools, Edward
J. Tobin, Thirtieth Ward.
Members Board of Assessors, Mi
chael K. Shoridnn, Thlrty-llrst Wnrd;
John A. Cervcnkn, Thirty-fourth
Mombor nonrd of Roviow, P. A.
NnBh, Fourteenth Ward.
President Sanitary District, James
M. Dalloy, Fifth Wnrd.
Trustees Sanitary District. Jnmes
M. Dalloy, Fifth Ward; Fred D.
Brelt, Thirty-third Ward; Charles
E. Reading, Ninth Ward.
Presidont County Bonrd, Poter
Rolnborg, Twenty-sixth Wnrd.
County Commissioners (city) Pa
tor Rolnborg, Twcnty-Blxth Ward;
John Budlnger, First Wnrd; Albort
Nowok, Twonty-elghth Ward; Frank
J. Wilson, Twonty-sovonth Wnrd;
Thomas Kasporskl, Eleventh Wnrd;
Bartloy Burg, Thirty-fifth Wnrd; Jo
seph M. Fitzgorald, Thlrtloth Ward;
Emmott Whoalan, Twonty- ninth
Ward; Danlol J. Ryan, Thirty-second
Wnrd; Robort W. McKlnlay, Thlrty
County Commissioners (country)
Jamos G. Wolcott, ha Grnngo; Anton
Mnclojowskl, Clcoro; Paul Kamradt,
Woet Hammond; Josoph Vrbn, Cic
ero; James II, Wolls, Evanston.
Chief Justlco Municipal Court,
Hugh J. Kearns, Thirteenth Wnrd.
Aasociato Judgos Municipal Court,
Charles A. Williams, Twenty-sixth
Wnrd; Rocco Do Stofnno, Nineteenth
Ward; John K. Prlndlvlllo, Socond
Wnrd; Stnnloy H. Wnlkowlak, Soven
toonth Wnrd; Harry M. Flshor, Thirty-fourth
Ward; Josoph P. Rafforty,
Twenty-fifth Wnrd; John A. Mnhonoy,
Twenty-fifth Wnrd; Josoph S. La Buy,
Fifteonth Ward; John P. Bolton,
Fourth Wrnrd; Josoph A. Wober,
Associato Judgo Municipal Court
(vacancy), Daniel J. McVahon, Third
Clerk Municipal Court, Frank X.
Rydzowskl, Eighth Ward.
Bailiff Municipal Court, Dennis J.
Egnn, Twcntloth Wnrd.
Shorlff Georgo 3Iltzman, 33d ward.
Trcasuror Porcy B. Coffln, 25th
County Clerk Andrew O. Motzgor,
County Judgo Frank S. RIghoImor,
Probato Court Judgo Clifford G.
Roo, Cth ward.
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treasurer or county collector to pay
Thoy wont back and woro again
sent to tho city hall.
This confusion hns continued slnco
Taxpayers nro denlod an oppor
tunity to got their bills made out
Myo, loth wuid.
Clerk Ocorgo E.
Criminal Court Clork Morris Ellor.
Superintendent of Schools John B.
StrnsBburgor, 21st ward.
Assessors Jamos Roa, 32d ward,
and 11. J. Evans, 1th wnrd.
Bonrd of Roviow William II. Roid,
Sanitary Trustees Charles Vavrllc,
14th ward; Aloxandor N. Todd, 14th
wnrd, and Jnmes P. Bowlor, 19th
Presidont County Board P. II.
Moynlhnn, 8th ward.
Mnmbors ot County Board P. II.
Moynlhnn, Dr. Jacob Gartonstoln, 10th
ward; John T. Nebock, 11th ward;
James J. McComb, 'Cth wnrd; Charlos
S. Rnssmuison, 17th ward; Louis I
Plquott, 21st ward; P. Bowden DoFor
rest, 23d wnrd; John B. French, 2Cth
wnrd: Edwin C. Mnstors, 28th ward;
Aloxandor J, Johnson, 33d wnrd, with
flvo from tho country districts to bo
Chlof Justlco Municipal Court
Ilonry T. Chose, Cth wnrd.
Assoclnto Judgos Municipal Court
George W. Eddls, 2d wnrd; Hoctor A.
Broullctto, Cth ward; Bonton P. Kloo
man, Oth wnrd; Stophon A. Thiodn,
12th ward; Moyor Boson, 18th wnrd;
Danlol O. Gorst, 10th wnrd; Edward A.
Jonns, sntli ward; James W. Droon,
30th wnrd; Prank Poskn, 25th ward.
Associate Judgo (to fill vncanclos)
Michael E. Llbonatl, 10th ward.
Clork Municipal Court William II.
Wesby, 2Cth ward.
Bailiff Municipal Court Poter G.
Nix, 29th wnrd.
Tho slnto ot tho Ilrundago majority
of the Republican county commlttoo
for coui.ty offices follows:
Sheriff Henry C. Beltlcr, Twenty
Treasurer, Bornard W. Snow,
County Clork, Charles O. Blako,
County Judgo, Edwin A. Olson,
Probato Judgo, Frederic Do Young,
Probato Court Clork, Lo Roy Mill
nor, Twonty-sovonth Ward.
Criminal Court Clorlc, William R.
Parker, Third Ward.
Superintendent of Schools, Archi
bald O. Coddlngton, Twonty-flfth
Assessors, Charlos Krutckoff, Sec
ond Wnrd, and Charlos Ringor,
Board of Review, Perkins B. Bass,
Trustees of Sanitary District, Wil
lis O. Nanco, Sixth Ward; William J.
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