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ntar taeand CtaM Matter October 11, 189, at the Poit
Offte at Chicago, lltlnola, under Act of March S, 117.
Office of Publication,
179 W. Waihlngton 8t., Chicago, III.
INDEPENDENT IN ALL, THINGS, NEUTRAL IN NONE.
Entered ae Second Clate Matter October 11, 1MB, at Mm
Office at Chicago, lltlnola), under Act of March 3, Wtt.
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THIRTIETH YJDAB, NO.
GREAT HUN GONE
John P. Hopkins, the Best Mayor
Chicago Ever Had and Democratic
Leader, Passes Away in! Death
Rtspected By All His Taking Away Makes
Great Yoid in the Political
World of Chicago
In tho death of John P. Hopkins
Chicago lost a great man.
He was a truo friend.
He was a real patriot.
He was an upbuildor.
He was sixty years old
death was unexpected. At
side were a number of relatives and
intimate friends, Including Roger C.
About two weoks ago he contracted
on affection of tho throat, but thought
llttlo of it, and continued in tho proso
cution of bis war work and business
affairs. Last Saturday influenza de
veloped, and on advico of physicians
ho weat to bod. As tho disease pro
gressed there was violent heart reac
tion, ana tnis resulted in nis acatar
Mr. Hopkins was n
T, ..national ote- and'stood
ft? fcouriclls of tho Domocratlo ;prty. He
served a mayor of Chicago during
1894 and 1895, filling the unexpired
torm of tho senior Curtor H. Harri
son. For tbreo years, from 1800 to 1892
Mr. Hopkins sorved as chairman of
tho Domocratlo campaign committee
In 1890 ho sorved as vlco chairman
of. tho, national (gold) Domocratlo
committee, and from 1901 to 1904 ho
was chairman of tho Domocratlo stato
commltteo. Ho was dologato to tho
Domocratlo national convention throo
tlmoB, in 1892, in 1900, and in 1904.
Mr. Hopkins was a solf-mado man.
Ho was born In Buffalo, N. Y Oct.
29, 1858, and came to Chicago In 1880
and obtained omploymont as a ma
chinist with tho Pullman Palaco Car
Company. Ho romained thoro until
1888, whon ho sot up in business for
himself as soerotary of tho Arcada
Trading Company, which later bo
camo tho Socord and Hopkins com
pany. Success atteudod all of his enter
prises. Ho later bocamo a director
of ..tho Aurora Automatic Machinery
company, tho Chicago and Croat
Lakes Dredgo and Dock company, tho
Independent Pnoumatlo Tool company
and tho Consumers company.
Ono of tho big municipal lssuec in
which ho was involved was tho suc
cessful campaign for tho annexation
of Hydo Park, Lako, Cicero, Jefferson
and Lako Viow. Ho was chairman of
tho campaign committoo, Ho was as
sociated with Rogor Sullivan In many
Mr. Hopkins was a mombor of tho
Knights of Columbus, tho Chicago
Historical Socloty, tho Art Instltuto,
tho Flold Museum of Natural History,
tho Rlbllophlla Society of Boston, tho
Amorican Irish Historical Socloty.
Ho belonged to n number of Chicago
clubs, among them tlio Chicago Ath
lotic, tho Mid-Day, and tho South
Shoro Country club.
Samuel Insull said concerning Mr.
"Mr. Hopkins was ono of tho most
Indofntlgablo workers tho Stato Coun
cil of Dofonso had, and I firmly bo
Hoyo that, had It not boon for his
wholo hearted and oarnost dovotion
to tho work of tho council ho would
bo nllvo today."
"Ho was ono of tho blggost, truost
and best men I ovor know," said
Itogor Sullivan, who had known him
thlrty-flvo years. "Chicago lins lost
a vnluabla cltlzon and I havo lost u
Six slstors survive Thoy aro Mrs.
Aiinn Lydon, Mrs. Mnry Ronuold, Mrs,
John A. McCormlck and tho Misses
Adolla, Julia und Kato Hopkins.
Chicago's traction question will bo
permanently removed from tho flold
of politics through tho passage of tho
I argest Weekly Grculaticm Among
People af tnAiajnce end StemSng
2 Per Year In Advance.
unification and subway ordinanco, tho
Civic federation stated this weok
when urging all votors to support tho
ordinanco at tbo November G election.
Tho federation stated four reasons
why tho measure should havo support.
It will tako tho traction ques
tion out of politics.
Tho peoplo will got servlco at
Tho people will got good serv
ice. Tho city will bo in a position to
take ovor the lines at any timo it
is financially able.
Officials of the Chicago real estato
board yesterday sent out notices to
all members of tho .board asking that
tkev eat behind tka ordlnancat aad
MptlaVttn .atarge..votov:for lftTtiemo-''
ueftf Stated thallTfbal rapid" transit
system would materially aid in 'im
proving real ostato conditions.
"Talk,'to your clients. Explain, tho
ordinance to them," part of tho notlco
Tho Woman's Association of-Com-morco
also is making a clty-wldo cam
pain to obtain favorablo votes for tho
ordinanco. Every organization In tho
city which favors tho ordinanco is
Bonding out notlcos asking that all
tho citizens who havo not roglstorod
do so on Tuesday, as fatluro to do
this will mako thorn ineligible to voto
on tho traction ordinanco. ,
Tho Elghty-sovonth Stroet improve
ment association adopted resolutions
favoring tho ordinanco.
VOTE FOR P. A. NASH
The Best Qualified Candidate in
the Field for Member of the
Board of Review.
PatrlckA. Nash, who polled moro
votes at tho primary election than any
other candidato on tho Domocratlo
ticket, desorves his popularity. Ho
has lived all of his lifo in Chicago,
and Is as ablo as ho is popular. Ho
should bo elected to tho Hoard of no
viow. Voto for him.
Congressman A. J. Sabath of tho
Fifth District is ono of tlio most use
ful membors of tho National IIouso of
Roprosontntlvos. Ilu Is a stalwart
supportor of Prosldont Wilson and a
widcawnko friend of every good man
und woman In his district. Ito-olcct
DENNIS J. EGAN
Popular Democrat Should Be
Elected Chief Bailiff of the
Donnls J. Egnn, tho Domocratlo
nomlneo, dosorvos your voto for chlof
bailiff of tho Municipal court. Ho Is
honest, ablo and painstaking, and In
ovory position ho has ovor hold has
sorved tho pooplo well. Voto for
VOTE FOR W. J. HEALY
Popular Republican Candidate for
Trustee of the Sanitary District
of Chicago Deserves Election.
William J. Ilealy has mado a mag
ntflcout record as alderman from tho
Eighteenth word. Ills work In tho
city council has boon commendod by
all bodies Interested In civic roform
and tho upbuilding of Chicago, This
year ho has been nominated by tho
Republican party for Trusteo of tho
Sanitary District of Chicago. In tho
Interest of the taxpayers ho should bo
elected. Ho Is intelligent, wldo-awako
and honest. Voto for him and you will
never regret it.
The Bert Mayor Chlcnao
' James McAndruws, ono of tho best
Congiossnien that Chicago has ovor
hnd, dosorves tho voto of ovory cltl
zon living In tho Sixth District which
ho so 'ably represents.
Congressman MeAndrowa Is noted
for Jils courtesy, Industry and con
stant attention to tho needs of his
Thomas Gallagher has made a
splendid record lu Congross as ropro
sontatlvo from tho Eighth District.
Ho should bo ro-elocted unanimously,
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VOTE FOR GIBBONS
Hnrry II. Qlbbonstno well known
box manufacturer and .director In sov
oral banks, deserves to bo elected
county treasurer. Ho la honost, able
and progrcsslvo. A heavy taxpayer
himself, ho will look after tlio Inter
osts of tbo people. His only son is
with tbo army in Franco, and thrco
of his nopbows aro fighting for Undo
Sam. Ho is tlio most popular candi
date In tho Held.
Six Defeated Republican Candi
dates Take Court Action.
Petitions for a rccount'ln behalf of
six dofcatcd Republican' candidates in
tho recent primary wero'flled Satur
day in Judgo Scully's court. Tho peti
tioners aro Androw Mettger, for coun
ty clork, Morris Ellor for Criminal
Court clork, Georgo B. Nye for Pro
bato Court clerk, W. H. Wesby for
Municipal Court clerk,, George W.
Ellis for Municipal Judge and Alexan
der N. Todd for Sanitary District
No suggestion of falsification is
contained in tho petitions. It is
COLONEL JOHN P. HOPKINS,
Ever Had; a True Friend and nn Honest
moroly contondod that thoro wore
certain "Irrogularltlos." Mistakes
may havo been mado, It Is suggostcd,
In copying. The hoarlng was Ret for
Wednesday morning nt 10 o'clock bo
i'oro Judgo Scully.
Judgo Thomas F. Scully has mado
good ns Judgo of tho County Court.
Ills administration has boon freo
from scandal and has been forcoful
nnd usoful to tho pooplo. Tho olec
tloim havo been conducted under his
administration In a manner satisfac
tory to men of all parties, and tho
manifold duties of this responsible
position havo been faithfully per
formed by Judgo Scully so well and so
porfcotly that votors genorally bollovo
that ho Is entitled to a vo-olectlou,
PETERS WILL WIN
Republican Candidate for Sheriff Will
Be Elected in November Beyond Any
Doubt People Are With Him
Thousands of Democrats and Independents Will
Mark Their Ballots for him to
. Swell His Majority
Charles W. Peters will bo tbo noxt
sheriff of Cook County.
If flltncss for office is tho guldo for
votors to follow then ho will bo tho
cholco of the great majority.
For over twcnty-flvo years Mr.
Peters has been tho assistant sher
iff or chief deputy of tho sheriff's of-
Man, Who Has Passed Away.
Familiar with ovory detail, trust
worthy nnd honost, ho has virtually
run this groat olueo undor all ad
ministrations, whothor tho incumb
ent was Doinocrntio or Republican.
Mr. Peters has nover br'oro boon
n candidato for an oloMivo llco.
This timo ho was chudon at tho
greatest primary In party history by
tho Republican voters to lead tho
ticket at this election.
Ho dosorvos to bo elected and ho
will bo olectod.
IIo will rucolvo thousands of
Democratic votes and thousands of
independent votes in addition to .tho
united strength of tho Republican
VOTE FOR DAILEY
Dalloy, who has mado a
rocord on tho. Sanitary
Doard, Is a candidato for President
of tho Sanitary District at tho ap
proaching olectton. Voto for blm.
Tho law roqulrcs that the Presi
dent of tho Board bo also a Trustoo,
and as Mr. Dalley's namo appears
twlco upon tho ballot, votors should
put a cross in front of his namo for
each of theso two offices.
JAMES M. WHALEN
He Deserves to Be Elected Clerk
of the Criminal Court.
Jatnoa M. Wlialon rihould be elected
.dark' of the CrtmuuU 'court."'" H$fiM
won qualified for th position and Is
noted for his courtesy to tho public
and his ability as U public official.
Vote for him.
Voters of tho 27th Senatorial Dis
trict should soo to It that Senator
John Drodcrlck Is roolcctcd this Fall.
Senator Ilrodorlck lu ono of tho
best members of tho uppor houso nt
Sprlngflold and Is always watchful of
tho people's rights.
Judge John J. lloonoy, who mado
a splendid record on tho Municipal
Court bench, should bo returned to
that lloncli lu November.
Ho proved himself to bo honost,
ablo and fonrlcss In his former torm.
Ho Is u candidato for Municipal
Judgo on tho Domocratlo ticket.
Voto for him.
City Council Should Regulate
Conditions in the Loop.
Tho City Council should pass an or
dinanco prohibiting peoplo from lolt
crlng on tho sidewalks, lu tho Loop.
Pedestrians should bo compelled by
law to keep to tho right. As things
aro nt present, without any sort of
regulation, somo of tho down town
streets arc almost lmpntsablo.
CAREY BS GAINING
Popular Democrat Looming Up
Thomas Cnroy Is rapidly coming
up ns a formldnblo contoudcr for tho
nomocrntio cnndiilnto for mayor. His
friends aro busy In ovory ward and
Tom is a great campaigner when ho
TO THE BUSINESS
HOUSES OF CHICAGO
Tho Chicago Liberty Loan I'oiumlt
teo Is very anxious to securo your co
operation In giving tho ontlro city a
gala appearance throughout tho ro
malndur of tho l.tlurty Loan cam
paign which closes October 10th.
This It Is felt will help create the
noecssiiry onthiMnt-m which nt pros
out is grcutlj not did to I no urn the
buccosb of tho loan
Inasmuch ns Wednesday, Octobor
WHOLE NUM3JEK 1518
9th, Is Chicago day, It seems appro
priate to have all tho business houses
decorated by that timo and it is our
earnest wish that such decoration bo
left up for tho remainder of tho cam
paign. Wo expressly urgo you to mako tho
largest possible display of Amorican
flags, allied flags, bunting, banners
with slogans and streamers of all
kinds. Wo enclose selections of slo
gans for uso on banners and strongly
urgo you to uso ono or more of thorn
In your decoration.
I know that wo can count on your
co-operation nnd that your Arm will
tako proper stops- to boo that your
placo of business is appropriately and
fully decorated for tho balanco of tho
, - , tfVerx Lu
Charles W. Folds, Chairman.
BY UNCLE SAM
Chicago brewers, distillers and Job
bers set an oxamplo for big business.
Though their business Is doomed
with tho advent of prohibition, thoy
havo "como through" with a total to
dato of $1,3S7,850. Charles Horman,
who has boon commanding tho divi
sion soliciting nmong tho browors and
allied Interests, made n roporl In do
tall nud It Is expected to stir tho
trades that aro showing apathy.
Hero aro tho figures in dotnll:
stoiiKon iii'tiwinK ri t r.o.ooo
Tlu I. Hclmiwilinfon HrK. Co. 100,000
I ho I". Si'linmihnfon umploycH lli.GGO
Hlvbons lirewi'ry s.ooo
HltiliciiH' liruwory cni'lyf. . . URO
t'llltfil Hlati'M HittwIiiK Co... 100,000
KU'Ko UroB.' lirnwi-ry n.ooo
AtlllH lllCU'llIK Co 20,000
I'llftcii lintwliur Co 20,000
tfouth Hlilti llrowlmr Co 7.MI0
Hlrlc Hi-oK.' iirnwliiir C 100,000
I'nrtiino llron' llicwlm,- Co. 100,000
JlolloiTillll llri. Co. (ChiciiKO) 2,000
InilepoiiiliHit HrowiiiK nnnn. M,000
.North Ameili'im UrcwiiiK Co. r.,000
llrnml liriwliiK Co 25.000
llorimitm Hron.' itrir. Co fi.ooo
J. I ,. Iloi-rlicr llmwliiK Co.... 12,000
Conrad Hi'llip llrouiliK: Co... .10,000
.McAvoy & Wucldir & lllrl: lit. 75,000
l.omp HrmviiiK Co. employ i'H. 500
1'uliHt Ilrtj. Co., cinployrH Inc. 2.000
I. II11111I HlK. Co., oinplovuH Inc. 30,000
Holilltz Hri-wliiK Co. ChlcnKO
branch. Iicuil nlllco Incluilol 00,9,10
Total for tirinvut'H to Unto. $1,157,850
AiniT .Malt. Co. (Chi. olllct-tt 10,000
Ajl.fi-t Schwlll .- Co 100,000
All,. Hl'llWlll gt Co. CIMplO.M'H. 11.250
.Mlnui'iipoIlN Mult .c Irulil Co. 25,000
Atinu Maltl iik Co li.OOi)
Iti il llulloi) 6,000
fiiliimi-t .Mnlllnir Co 10,000
I'"P in-himiiiil -Mallllih" t'o J.I.Oiin
Totul I 1U2.250
MllnulH M.iiuifdi'lni cth' iiHHii.t in iiiiii
.) i:. tli-ln Hoiih' Co J.'J".(
J. i: Siolicl Hoiih' Co. t'liiployt-K 1imi
Aiit-'UHt C. MiiKiiilH .-..(iuii
A M.IKMMH A Co in (mi)
I'Uik, woniiBer ft c;o ,1000
Alfrcil i: KrltK, niiloOH Inc. 2,0.10
CI1.11-U- J. I.illuiithul..-. l.oort
Total ( a'sTluo
Atllllatcil organization,, 2,:ir0
MlKi'ilhiiicoiiH NiihHL't'lptluiia. . 2 ::r.o
(ir.iud total $i,as7,s:.o '
A dotalled list from tho distillers also
was given out. In tho $100,uoo class,
nro aroomen & Ullrich and Rosenllold
llros. & Co. Floischmnun company
is down for $75,000, nnd $.'0,000 Is
writtou after Clins. Donnehy & Co,
and tho Stoubon County Wino com
pany. What hold linvo tho taxis got on the
nuthorltlos that thoy can run with
out lot or hlndrnnco? Too many peo
plo aro being killed by thorn.
Lareott Weekly Cira&ti&n Ajwboj
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