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HENRY F. DONOVAN, Editor tnd Publiiher
Enttrcd ft S"nd Clw MMr October
11, Hi. at the It Office t Chicago, 1111
noli, undr Ar - March I, 15.
ES"'" ISHED OCTOBER S, 1889
torporatfil Ukilfr the Law of Illinois.
FounJed by HEN11Y P. DONOVAN.
The Chicago Eagle, a newspaper
for all ctastee of readers, It devoted
to National, State and Local Pol
Itlct) to the publication of Mu
nicipal, State, County and San
Itary Ol.trlct newt) to comment
on people In public life) to clean
Baseball and Sportt, and to the
publication of General Information
of Public Interest, Financial, Com
merclal and Political.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 1918.
IN A YEAR.
Clarence S. Darrow, Chicago law
yer, who has been In England nnd
Franco (or five weeks, as tho guost
of tho British government, arrived
home Wednesday. Mr. Darrow said:
"Millions of our men In Undo
Sam's armies will attond to tho penco
Job. Tho mort men wo send to France
tho quicker wo will convince tho Kai
ser ho Is through as a king.
"Tho war will bo over In less than
n fear. That Is tho opinion of every
big military general and statesman in
Englnnd nnd Franco. And that Amer
ican spirit mado tho winning of tho
war possible everybody connected
with tho allied war front unanimously
"It was this exhibition of Ynnkeo
grit that saved tho day for tho allies.
Thoy nro driving tho Huns back Into
Germany. And the allies will bo in
Berlin beforo another year Is passed.
"If you do soo peace, don't talk
It! Thero isn't a man, woman or
child In nil of Englnnd or Franco
that oven thinks of pcaco now, let
alone talks It. Thoy aro enthusiastic
over tho triumphs of our soldlors of
tho last two months. Annihilation of
Prusslanlsm Is their subject of con
versation. "Tho biggest man of today In the
entire world Is President Wilson. Ho
commands tho respect of every states
man, diplomat nnd military man of
"Our President will have qulto nn
important part to play whon tho prop
er tlmo nrrlves for penco discussion.
Ho is tho man of tho hour now, but
wait and see JUHt how big ho really
CONVERSION OF LIBERTY BONDS
By W. G. McAdoo, Secretary of the
The privilege of conversion which
nroso in consequence of tho Issuo of
4& per cent bonds of tho Third Lib
erty Loan will expire on November 0
and, under oxlstlng law cannot bo ex
tended or renewed. Holders of thcao
-t per cent bonds lose nothing by ox
erclslng tho privilege of conversion
nnd gain U per cont interest por
annum. Holders of I por cent bonds
should not watt until tho Inst mo
ment to exorclso tho privllego of con
version, but proceed to do so prompt
ly. Dolny will result In overburden
ing tho banking Institutions of tbo
country and the Treasury Depart
ment by making It nocossary to ban
dlo all conversions at tho last mo
ment, nnd may result In tho loss of
tho privllego of conversion alto
gether. Holders of coupon bonds aro
strongly advised to request issuo of
registered bonds to protect them
selves against tho risk of loss, theft
and destruction of tholr bonds
Official Department Circular No.
111. with forms of application, has
been distributed to Federal Iloservo
banks and banks and trust companies
throughout tho United States. These
institutions aro asked, as a matter of
patrlotlo sorvico, to assist bond
holders In exchanging 4 per cent
bonds for 1U per cent bonds nnd In
registering their bonds.
Tho Klrby Orchard Company of
Covort, Michigan, Is a very prosper
ous concent, and tho outlook for its
stockholders Is very bright. In ad
dition to fine orchards of plums, cher
ries, apples, pears and peaches, tho
company maintains a flno herd of
blooded cattle and a big poultry
farm. Tho company has been a pay
ing ono from tho start, and last year
declared a handsome dividend for its
stockholders. Tho officers of tho
rompany aro: Supervisor, E. J. Kirby
of Covort, president and general man-
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HARRY H. LATHAM,
Popular President of the Iroquois Club nnd Former President of tho Chicago
Athletic Association, Who Would Make a Great Mayor.
nger; G. E. Watson, vice president;
J. A. Vary, secretary and treasurer.
Tho fine financial showing of tho
company was accomplished with only
nbout ono-thlrd a normal peach crop
and, with Increased wago nnd operat
ing expense. Tho young applo and
pear trees that began to bear a ltttlo
Inst year, greatly Increased their pro
duction this year, apples showing
almost double, whllo pears worethroo
times as much as last year. When
theso young npplo and pear trees
como to full maturity tho Income
from cither ono should exceed the
peach crop In its best year. There
nro about 3,000 trees of each that aro
coming on nnd ranging In ago from
ono to twclvo years, it being the pol
icy of tho company to set out a fow
What hold havo tho taxis got on tho
authorities that thoy can run with
out let or hindrance? Too many poo
plo aro being killed by thorn.
C. B. Wllloy, president of tho big
C. L. Willcy Compnny, is ono of tho
solid men of Chicago. Ho Is patriotic,
progressive nnd public spirited.
WHAT YOUR MONEY WILL DO FOR
YOUR FIGHTING FORCE8.
Hero's what your SCO bond will buy:
Trench knives for a rlflo company.
Twenty-three hand grenades.
Fourteen rlflo grenades.
Thlrtccon cases of surgical instru
ments for enlisted mon's belts.
Ten cases of surgical inbtrumonts
for officer's bolts.
Whnt n S100 bond will do:
Clotho a soldier.
Feed a soldier for eight months.
Provldo flvo rillos.
Provido thirty rlflo grenades.
Provldo forty-throo hand grenades.
Provldo twonty-flvo pounds of other
Buy 1 15 hot water bags.
Buy 2000 surgical needles.
Hero's whnt your $500 will furnish:
Bicycles for the headquarter com
pany of an Infantry regiment.
What a $ 1,000 bond v III do:
Buy ono X-Ruy apparatus outfit op
erating instruments for a baso hos
pital. Furnish pistols for nil men In a rlflo
Buy ono rolling kitchen (motor).
Provldo eight ration carts.
Emit Longhl, tho popular proprie
tor of tho Justly famouB Italian &
Greok Products Company at 1618-20
South Wabash avenue, has built up a
great reputation In the business world
on account of tho oxcollonco ot tho
olive oil and flno Imported wines
handled by his house.
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Republican Candidate for County Assessor.
MICHIGAN JTAX CROOKS
More Suits Filed in Van Buren
County, Michigan, to Remove
Clouds on Titles Than in Any
Other County In the United
Land Sharks and Others 8o Bold In
Their Juggling of Books and De
scriptions That Unele 8am
May Get Them.
There nro moro suits filed in tho
courts ot Van, Buren County, Michi
gan, to romovo clouds from land titles
than thero nro filed for that purposo
In any other county In tho United
States, including thoso containing tho
largest cities in tho country,
Thero havo been moro professional
land thieves at work In Van Buren
County than in any other county in
tho United States, nnd thoy aro still
Men connoctcd with certain lines
of business and using officials eloctod
in somo townships as their tools aro
engaged all of tho tlmo in clouding
tho titles of honest and bona fldo land
This fact has dono moro to keep tho
county back than any other thing.
Tho bad namo given to this part ot
the Stato ot Michigan by tho land
crooks is bocoming a by-word through
out tho nation.
Mnny ot thoso crooks claim land
on tho strength of tax titles ob
tained nftor tbo rightful owners had
paid tho taxes through Juggling ot
descriptions and tax books.
Efforts aro to bo mado to roach
somo of them through Federal action,
nB tho peculiar hold thoy havo on local
authorities precludes hope of reform
in that direction.
Victims of thcuo bands ot crooks
nro ndvlscd that if thoy llvo outsido
of Michigan thoy can bring suit
against olllclals, backers, brokers or
others who dnmago thorn or tholr in
terests in tho U. S. courts.
Tho citizens of Vnn Buren County
should wako up to tho situation and
retlro theso gratters to tho ponitcn-
tlary or to somo othor placo whoro
their public records cannot injuro tho
Vnn Buren County is nnturally rich
In soil, dollghtful in climato and geo
graphically ldoal for success in every
Its prospects hnvo been blighted.
Tho testimony of all outsido pooplo
who havo invostcd thero Is that thoy
havo bcon skinned and bothered by
tho land shark syndicate
Tromont G. Olson, head of tho well
known and rollnblo Olson Multlgraph
Co., nt 10 South La Sallo street, has
won a good name In this community
by tho flno work his concorn turns
out. In quick nnd expoit sorvico it is
unoxcelled in tho multlgraph lino.
FINDS TUBERCULOSIS CURC
l'rof. Domcnlco Lo Monaco, who is
director of tho Institute! of Biological
Chemistry connected with the Academy
of tho I.lncel, nt Homo, lately an
nounced lu nn official coiniiiunlcntlou
that ho had been able to make u grout
iidvnncp In the cure of tuberculosis.
This result Is obtained by u method
which Is much simpler tliiiu nil the
scrum methods experimented with dur
ing recent year., ntiinely Injections of
sugar to modify the bronchial secre
tions. Instead of nttiicklng the linclllus
Itself, whose conditions of life, repro
duction mid resistance to outside In
fluences nro even now only Imperfectly
understood, the author proposes to
modify tho surroundings In which the
microbe lives and thus to make Its
oxlstenco Impossible. Ills paper Is
entitled "Action of Sugars on tho
Bronchial Secretion," nnd Is the result
of careful researches iimilu elnee 1007.
Ho bus made a number of cures which were recognized us Hunt by skilled
Russians. August 10, 1000, he was gazetted lieutenant general.
ESCAPED FROM THE HUNS
Lieut Thomas Hitchcock, Jr., ot
Westbury, N. Y tho youthful member
of tho Lafayette Hying corps, who
was captured by the Germans somo
time ngo but escaped nnd reached
Switzerland August 28, had somo re
markable experiences in his (light to
While being transported with two
other America. , from Lachfeld to
Itustmlt, 'Tommy" Jumped from tho
train when his guard was asleep. He
was forced to, walk more than 100
miles. This ho did lu eight couseeutlvo
nights, hiding during the daytime. Ho
lived on the food he hud wived from
his meager rations In tho prison cniiip.
On the eighth day of his tramp he
found himself in u village. He In
quired of u small girl whether hu was
in Switzerland, nnd, being told hu was,
lib made his way direct to Berne, whore
lie arrhod August 110.
Hitchcock was captured March 0
when he was forced to hind ufter nn aerial combat with three German ma
chines. Ho was wounded lu tho thigh ,nud his machine became disabled nt nn
altitude of 1,000 meters, hut he mnniiged to land wifely Inside the German line.
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services us n nurse nnd wns accepted. Sho, with n corps of other nurses, whllo
searching the field to rescue wounded after a bnttlc, wns enptured by tho
During her three yours nt the front this French herolno wns gnssed onco
nnd suffered blood poisoning, which developed from Hcrutches received whllo
crawling through barbed wire entuiiglements.
THE PERSONALITY GIRL
Ask nnyono who calls Australia
"homo" If ho knows "Tho Person
allty Girl," and ho will Miy, "Sure
thing j on moan Lillian Tooce."
In Toowoomlm, whero sho wns
born, Miss Te.eco wns always doing
something out' of tho ordinary. Sho
stinted doing extraordinary things on
the day Mm wns born con&ldered tho
most unlucky nnd most Jlnxod day on
tho calendar Friday, the Itlth. As
hho grew up, tho unusual things she
did earned for her tho namo of the
Following tho plans mapped out
for her, fcho went right ahead nnd did
nnothcr unusual thing nnd soon be
cnnio the pieinler soprano of tio An
tipodes. On behalf of nil thoso who wcro
born on that combination Jinx day,
Miss Teeco recently cabled her con
gratulations to General Pershing, who
Is ono of tho vast nrmy who celebrato
their nntal anniversary on Friday, tho
flity-clthth birthday by soundly beating
General Klkuzo Otnnl, who Is com
mander in chief ot tho allied forces In
Siberia, was born In Fukul, on tho
west coast of Jupun, In 1850. Ho
studied under nn Amcrlcnn teacher
until he reached military ngo nnd
then entered the army.
From the ranks ho was made sub
lieutenant In 1870, lieutenant in 188.1,
cnptnln In 1880 and mnjor In 1SS7.
When the wnr with Chlnn hroko out In
1804 he was put In charge of trans
porting the troops to Korea nnd the
road to Peking. In 1807 ho was colonel
of u regiment. It was' Just beforo the
wnr with Russia when tho shadow of
the groat bear loomed largo over Uttlo
Japan that In June, 1002, ho received
Ids commission ns major general. In
Mnnchurlu ho commanded u division
In tho Fourth nrmy. Ho fought In the
long nnd llcrcc cnmpnlgn In tho
spring of 1005 that led to tho capture
of Mukden nnd the llnnl defeat of the
Mine. Cecllo Glllot of New York,
who Is back in tho United States whllo
the estate of her husband who wns
killed by the Bodies Is being settled,
tolls Jiow tho Germans held her prison
er nnd bent her with the butts of rifles
hecaiiRo she would not divulge mili
tary Information. Mine. Glllot wears
tho Croix do Guerro, won for bravery
In the field whllo under lire, nnd pinned
upon her breuHt by Marshnl Joffro him
self. "The Huns hnvo killed my husbnnd
nnd six of my brothers nnd they hnvo
maimed n seventh brother for life,"
said Mmo. Glllot. "Thoy shot off
both legs of my boventh brother. Still,
with nil this I would risk my llfo to
suvo u wounded enemy on tho field of
battle. That Is tho spirit of nil tho
Hod Cross nurses with tho nlllcd
Mine. Glllot explained that nt tho
stnrt of tho wnr sho volunteered her
l.'lth. General Porshlug celebrated liU
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Republican Candidate for
Charlos W. Doublcr, tho genial and
popular proprietor of tho Justly fam
ous Old Qulncy No. 0, Randolph and
La Sallo streets, which Is patronized
fly tho boat pcoplo of this city, is not
only ono of Chicago's first citizens but
is ono of her most successful busi
ness men who has contributed large
ly to tho upbuilding of Chloago.
Adolpb Kraui Is atwayi la the ld ot
vary movement for tha battaraaat
of condition la Chleaco.
John Power oas always served the
peoplo woll as alderman from the
Tho strongest Democrat in tho field
for tho nomination for City Treasurer
next spring is Josoph nushkowicz, tho
present popular Assistant City Treas
urer. Mr. nushkowicz has the good
will and esteem of all factions of tho
Democratic party, stands high in tho
business community and Is rospoctcd
by every class of votors.
Lnwrcnco Williams, tho prosldont
of tho big Oliver Typowrltor Com
pany, Is ono ot thoso public-spirited
mon who havo boon tho making of
Chicago's greatness. Mr. Williams is
noted for his progrcsslvonsa and his
buiness ability is attested by tho suc
cess ot tho grcnt concorn ot which ho
is tho head.
James P. O'Connor of tho Chicago
Titlo & Trust Company's veteran
staff, ono of tho best known and ro
spoctcd ubstract makers in Chicago,
has Just received word ,of tho safo
arrival in Franco of his two sons, Jo
soph and Jnmos. Both aro in tho
Otto Rico, tno popular socrotary and
manngor ot tho Quick Sorvico Laun
dry Company, would make a splendid
Wost Park commissioner. Ho Is pub
lic spirited and popular, and has tho
good wishes of his fellow citizens.
John B. Knight or 72 West Wash
ington street is ono of the leaders in
the real estate world.
William O. Hawkins, manager for
tho big coal company ot Richards &
Sons, is ono ot tho most popular and
wldo awako business mon of tho city.
Ho is a leador In tho trado and all
who hnvo had business dealings with
him respect him.
F. If. Soubold, D, C., ono ot tho
most promlnont chiropractors In Chi
cago, offers to iroat all soldiers and
sailors suffering from sciatica, rheu
matism, or kindred nilmonts froo of
charge Ills ofllco Is in tho Stevens
building, 17 North State streot.
Q. J. Chott, the wen known lawyor,
who made a good record on the Jus
tice beneh, would make a good Munic
Albert Zol, in addition to handling
the finest ollvo oil in the world, from
tho provlnco of Lucca, in Italy, also
handlos tho flnoat winos from tho
Tuscan vlnoyards. Tho finest winos
from Tuscany, Ital" aro tho Chlantl
wines, long famous for tholr good
qualities. Thoso, and in fact all of
tho oil and wines handled by Mr. Eel
at 440 Orleans street, aro worthy of
all praise. His father, Oulsoppo Zel,
lives in Tuscany, Italy, and raises on
his extensive proporty all of the oil
and wlno imported from thore by Al
Aschor Brothers, tho woll known
moving picture theater ownors, havo
purchased tho old Intor-Ocean build
ing at Dearborn and Monroo streets
and will erect a magnlflcont theator
on tho slto. It will Boat 3,000 peoplo
and will bo tho second largest theater
in Chicago tho Auditorium alone ex
ceeding it in size,
James R. BucKley, 'Chief Clerk In
the Criminal Court Clerk's office, is
always adding to the efficiency of the
Thomas J. Webb Coffeo, sold In
cans at 39 cents per pound, Is tho
housowlfe's standnrd for oxcollent
quality. It is the coffoe that is popu
lar with everybody who has ever used
Clerk of the Probate Court.
THE COMMON COUNCIL
Full List of Aldermen Compos
ing the Governing Body of
the City of Chicago.
Following are the names of the al
dermen composing the City Council:
1 John J. Coughlln Dom.
Mlchnol' Konna Dom.
2 Robert R. Jackson Hop.
Louis B. Anderson Rep.
3 U. S. Schwartz Dom.
Goorgo F. Illff Dom.
4 John A. Rlchort Dom.
David It. Hlckoy Dom.
5 Robert J. Mulcahy Dem.
Josoph B. McDonough Dem.
6 Willis O. Nance Rop.
A. A. McCormlck Rop.
7 Guy Guornsoy Rop.
William R. Fotzor Rop.
8 Martin S. Furman Dom.
Ross A. Woodhull Dem.
. 9 Sheldon W. Govler Dem.
Charles V. Johnson Soc.
10 James MoNlchols Dom.
Frank Klaus Dom.
11 Herman Krumdlck Dem.
E. F. Cullorton Dem.
12 Josoph I. Novak Dem!
Otto Kornor Dem.
13 John O. Homo Dem.
Thomas J. Ahem Dem.
14 Josoph yll. Smith Dem.
Goorgo. ,M. Maypole Dem.
1C Oscar II. Olson Rop.
Edward J. Kalndl Dem.
10 John A. Plotrowskl Dem.
Stanley II. Kunz Dom.
17 S. S. Walkowlak Dem.
Stanloy Adamklowlcz Dem.
18 M. F. Kavanagh.... Dem.
John J. Tuoby.....' Dom.
19 Jnmos B. Bowler Dom.
John Powers , ..Dom.
20 Matt Franz Dem.
Henry L. Flck Dom.
21 Earl J. Walker Rep.
Robort II. McCormlck Rep.
22 John H. Baulcr Dom.
William P. Ellison Dom.
23 Waltor P. Stoffon Rop.
Thomas O. Wallace Rop.
24 John Hadorloin Dom.
Frank F. Roedar Dem.
25 Frank J. Link Rop.
Henry D. Capltaln Rop.
2G G eorgo Pretzel Rop.'
William F. LIpps Rep.
27 Oliver L. Watson Rep.
John C. Kennedy Soo.
28 Max AdamowBkl Dem.
Harry E. Llttlor Rop.
29 Thomas F. Byrne Dom.
John Hrubec Rep.
30 William R. O'Toolo Dom.
Wm. J. Lynch Dom.
31 Terrenco F. Moran Dem.
James A. Long Dom,
32 John H. Lylo Rep.
Albort J. Fisher Rep.
33 Albort O. Andorson Rep.
Irwin R. Hazon Rep.
34 John Toman Dem.
Josoph O, Kostnor Dom,
35 'Thomas J. Lynch. Dem,
John S. Clark...., Dom,
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