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ntr4 Second Class Matter October 11, 1889, at the Poet Office of Publication,
Office at Chicago, Illinois, under Act of March 3, 1171. 179 W. Washington St., Chicago, III.
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Entered as Seeend Class Matter October 11, 1888, at Ue
Office at Chicago, Illinois, under Act of March , 1I7.
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NAME M ANDREWS
Anti - Organization Democrats Suggest
Men to Sullivan Regulars Whom They
Will Gladly Support Election Day
Among the Names Submitted Are Those of Con
gressman McAndrews, Henry Stuckart
and Clayton F. Smith
Congressman Snbnth, Alderman
Kostnor, Frank Paschon and othor
Domocratlc leadors who nro known
to tho public as opponents of tho
Regular Domocratlc Organization, led
by Roger C. Sullivan, aro said to havo
Indicated a deslro to unlto with tho
organization upon noma ono candldato
upon whom thoy can all agrco, and
thus givo tho party unity and victory.
Several names huvo boon suggested
by thorn, any ono of whom thoy havo
Indicated their willingness to sup
port. Among thorn aro thoso of. Con;
grossman Jamos McAndrows, Henry
Stuckart and Clayton F. Smith.
Tho nnmo of Congressman McAn
drows finds especial favor among tho
anti-organization men, as his genial
naturo and magnotlc personality has
rondo Him many wnrm frlondo, among
Tho Sullivan peoplo havo given no
sign up to tho present ns to what
action thoy aro going to tako in tho
Tho antl-organlzatlon men say that
If the Sullivan organization would
pick McAndrows, for instanco, it
would unlto tho party and blazo tho
way to certain victory.
Tho regular organization Is going
about tho mayoralty with n determina
tion to win back tho City Hall for tho
As to whothor it will heed tho re
quest of tho nntls to unlto upon Mc
Androws, Stuckart, or any of tho othor
men thoy proposo, is a problom full
of slgnlllcanco to tho futuro wolfaro
of tho party In Chicago.
ERRIAM CLUB IN 7TH
Moro than 500 Enrolled at Organiza
tion to Booit Candidacy.
A 7th Ward Morrlam for Mayor club
,was organlzod at a mooting at tho
Hayes hotel, EaBt 64th street and Uni
versity avenue. Moro than COO mom
bora have boon enrolled. Korinor Aid.
John N. Kimball prcBldod and was
elected chairman of tho campaign com
mlttoo. Tho Morrlam pooplo aro working in
harmony with tho regular republican
organization of tho ward. An organi
zation committeo headed by John
Hayes, and including J. E. Ilangs, R.
M. Ashcraft, Mrs. H. W. Cheney,
Harry C. Pattorson, Mrs. A. H.
Schwottzor, David Jamison, Mrs.
Qoorgo Payson, Vernon C. Beobo,
Grout Portor, W. J. Hubrlch, H. H.
narrows, B. J. Forhery, Mrs. Howard
L. Ray, Mrs. Julius Schnledor, Cocll
C. Erlckson, Eugeno Horr, Henry D.
Colby, Qoorgo E. Graves, W. J. Moni-
IN THE LEGISLATURE
Work of Illinois
David Sbanahan of Chicago was
elected apeakor of tho Houso of Repre
sentatives when tho General Assombly
mot on Wednesday.
Tho senate ratified tho National Pro
Tho votes cast for stato offlcors at
the November election wero canvassed
in Joint session. Omar H. Wright, di
rector of tho department of ilnnnco,
says that appropriations of tho Fifty
first general assembly will not oxcoed
tho $50,000,000 appropriated by tho
precodlng legislature by moro than 15
largest WmI ObwMmAm '
r-yktim ii bbUbbbIbi
law, Guy Van Schalck, Woldon Web
ster, Guy 13. Summors, Charles M.
White, Gcorgo Fleming and Mrs.
Charles Wakoly, was named.
Resolutions indorsing Cupt. Mor
r lam's candidacy woro adopted and a
committeo was appointed to consider
tho 7th ward nldormanlc situation.
MANY BOOST WEBB
Thomas J. Wobb, formor mambor of
tho board of roviow, is growing as a
possibility, say his frlonds among tho
organized democrats. In tho old days
ho was actlvo In tho interest of tho
Harrison causa and his friends also
urgo that much of tho groundwould.
In aWobb candidacy. Harry It. Gib'-
had Mr. Wobb for u campaign man
ugcr and whoso nolghbor ho Is In tho
25th ward, contends that Wobb fills
tho bill ns a practical politician and a
a thorough going bur.inoss man.
Tho Smith candidacy has boon
urged by business men and others,
nud it was voiced in resolutions at a
mooting rocently in Wickor Park hall.
Tho committeo that dratted tho reso
lutions was composed of tho follow
ing: Michael Karpon of tho Karpon Fur
Alfred Frork, presldont of Honry
Frork Sons. i
Mrs. J, S. Lowonthal, clubwoman.
John M. Nowicki, business man.
LcRoy Washburn, real ostato man.
Henry G. Zandor of tho firm of
Koostor & Zander.
Miss Floronco King, attorney and
president of tho Woman's Chamber of
Commorco of tho United States.
Samuel Robistchok, buslnoss man.
John R. O'Roilly of Scars, Roobuck
Harry Woldoring, northwest sldo
POLICE PLAY FAVORITES
Mrs. Leonora Mcdor, an attornoy,
caused a sensation In tho Spcodors'
court whon sua assorted that Police
man II, J. Dronnccki had a list of bov-ontly-flvo
automobilo llcenso numbers
In his possession with Instructions not
por cent if budget rocommendatlous
nro adhorod to.
Tho last gonoral assombly author
ized tho expenditure of $51,015,725,38,
but Gov. Lowdon vetoed items amount
ing to $1,007, 284.18, leaving tho not
appropriations for tho session at $50,
558,441.20. It tho 15 por cont incroaso is not
exceeded tho monoys authorized by
tho Fifty-first gonoral assembly should
not bo moro than $58,000,000,
Tho budget covering expenditures
proposed by tho nlno departments un
der tho administration codo and by
othor commissions and agonclos, tho
first of its kind in Illinois, is In tho
hands of tho govornor.
The now budgot provides for an ex
penditure of $3,000,000 In tho next two
years for buildings. Of this amount
$750,000 is for tho centennial memorial
to arrest tho owners of thoso cars if
they violated tho parking laws.
Judgo Stclk asked tho policeman
whoro ho got such n list and Dron
nccki replied it was read off at roll
call. Ho totd tho Judgo ho could ob
tain additional information by asking
Liout. Gcorgo Woldollng of tho trnf-
Popular, Patriotic and Progressive
Ac division. Mrs. Meder assorted that
othor pollcemon had similar lists.
"Hundreds of porsons can do as
thoy plcaso with tholr cars In tho
loop," she said, "and thoy aro im
mune from pollco lntoroforenco."
Judgo Stolk stated ho would bogln a
rigid investigation, and it ho found
tlio facts to bo as statod tho practico
would bo discontinued, or ho would
dlsclmrgo ovory person brought bo
foro blm charged with violating tho
Tuesday's dally papors published a
list of 71 porsons who aro allowed to
vlolato tho ordinance at will.
Tho Brundago conforeos aro talking
William Wrlgloy, Jr., and say thoy do
not know whothor Mr. Wrigloy would
consider a candidacy. Thero contin
ues to bo mention of Roy O, West as
tho man to harmonize upon, and he
still oays ho does not feel ho is available.
Merchants' LbaAii'jj'Trust Makes
50 per Cini occipital Stock.
Tho Merchants LoeWr&jTrusl Com
pany earned $l,GO$Wflnet la 1918,
which Is equal 'ioiiJi5cr,''cont on Us
13,000,000 capital steSfltfaitor charging
off $1,200,0Q0 for fejaSriakCB.
This compares' ,WKHe't profits of
$1,230,000, equal lonfrKper cont on
tlin utnnf In 1fci lWfmmAttt !. 1inat
showing in tho bakrlihlatory.
Alter umuenu payments in 1918
tho balance waa apvttxltnately $900,-
Directors durlngtheycar trans
ferred $1,000,000 fraa&Ttitidfvldcd prof
its to tho surplus, weeount, Increasing
tho lattor to $9,00.0VAt tho yoar
end $876,000 reraalaedfjn the undi
vided profits accouat
Tho Fort Denrbi
j National Dank
reports net eariil
Tbt $82,549 for
1918, nfter rcaorvbMVllGO.&OO for fed
eral taxes. This M7(unl to 19.41 per
cont on tho $3,OO0,Mt)jcc&pKal stock.
Tho Illinois Trus$ft;SavlngB Dank's
statement of coridlg4; oi' Docember
31, 1918,' shown, tM , resources of
$130,725,003. Deottt, total f 09,30V
935. Tho 8urpluM2.1syfll,000,000 and
undivided profits :583,3C,
FRANK O. LOWDEN,
Governor of Illinois, Who May Be
DEMOCRATS LAY LOW
Domocratlc party chiefs announco
that thoy will contlnuo to mark tlmo,
ponding deliberations in tho republi
can camp and tho outcomo of tho ef
forts to get fusion or nonpartisan
legislation at Sprlngflold. Tho demo
crats still havo in mind County Clork
Sweltzor, Honry Stuckart, Thomas J.
Webb, Clayton F. Smith and Congress
man James McAndrows.
LEWIS OUT OF IT
It is generally conceded that Lewis
is out of the Mayoralty fight. Tho
majority of tho support ho expected is
divided botwoon McAndrows, Smith,
Stuckart and Harrison and tho Or
ganization la saying nothing.
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Nomination of Senator by Democrats
Hit Hard by the Opposition Of
the Harrison Following
Former Mayor Is in the Field to Stay and His
Lieutenants Resent Suggestion of
Giving Way for Lewis
Tho lieutenants of former Mayor
Cnrtor II. Harrison havo been busy
during tho week denying reports that
their chlof Intended withdrawing from
tho flold In favor of Senator Lowls.
Somo of them wcro very Indignant
over tho suggestion.
Ono of them said: "So far ns
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Nominated for President In 1920.
local strength Is concorned, Harrison
has It on Lowls at ovory anglo. Har
rison Is a typical Chlcagonn. Lewis
Is not. Harrison Iibb a munlnlnnt mn.
ord bohlnd him for successful nchlovo-
monts. t,owls is an unknown quan
tity. Harrison has nlways shown an
Interest In Chicago oloctlons. Lowls
has somotlmos failed to voto, or oven
to reglstor. Harrison's candidacy rop
rosonts a real following. Lewis but
why go on? Tho vory suggestion that
Harrison withdrew in favor of Lowls
is ridiculous. Harrison is In tho flold
to stay, whothor Lowls is in tho flold
or thinks he Is."
Stroot cleaning, strcot lighting and
frequent removal of garbago aro threo
olomontary duties of a city govorn-
ment, In tho Judgment of Capt. Charles
1'. Merrlnm, republican candlduto for
tho mayoralty nomination. Capt. Mor
rlam specified these duties ns matters
to which ho would glvo particular at
tention in tho ovont that ho hcuds tho
next Chicago administration.
"Chicago ought to bo the best
lighted city In tho world," ho said. "It
Is an old saying and n good ono that
every street light Is iih good ns n po
liceman. It is utterly absurd that
somo sections of tho city should bo
lighted Illo u country village.
"All our streets should bo kept scrupu
lously clean, not merely for looks, but
ns an olomentnry precaution ugalnst
the spread of dirt and conns of dls-
eas. Tho removal of garbago should
KiaSy8tomatlc and regular. TjnTiso serf-
oTWJfeoplh, and (hoy Bbinim'SWlit'.'ra
milted to fall Into nedect because. ol
Incompetence or be'enuso of politics In
tho public works or other departments.
Tho mayor should glvo thoso services
his personal attention and enro."
WEST SAYS HE IS
Tho Ilrtmdngo mon already havo do
clarod thoy would bo willing to back
Roy O. West as a mayoral entry If
Mr. West, who Is n formor member of
tho board of roviow, would consider n
candidacy. Ho Is tho conlldanto and
closo personal and political frlond of
Charles S. Denecn. Mr. West has told
his frlonds that ho docs not fcol ho Is
nvnllablo slnco ho comos from tho
sumo territory us Charles K. Morrlam,
who Is muklng a free lanco contest In
tho republican primary.
Tho city's llnanclal neods this year
nro practically $30,000,000, un Incroaso
of about $8,000,000 over tho 1918 ap
propriations. Theso figures hnvo boon
IN THE CITY COUNCIL
Important Public Business Before
the Chicago Board of Aldermen
The City Council adjourned .Monday
out of rospect for tho memory of Col
onol Roosevelt. When It ro-assumblod
on Wednesday resolutions of respect
for tho doad ox-prosldent wero unani
Rofusal of tho City Council a few
wooks ago to pass two ordlnnncon
nlmcd nt vlco and tho liquor traffic
brought a letter of protest from Sec
retary of War Hakor.
Tho communication waa nddressod
io .Mayor Thompson, who submlttod
It to tho Council, It was roforrod to
tho llcenso committeo. It read as fol
lows: "In tho intorests of tho mon in
tho sorvlco who nro to bo stutlonod
in or nenr Chicago during tho po
rlod of demobilization or who may
bo visiting tho city on Ionvo I nm
venturing to enlist your support and
that of tho City Council In a meas
ure Bpoclllcally propared for tholr pro
tcctlon. "You will recall that early in Oc
tober, ns a result of a series of con
ferences called by Capt. O. J. Andor
son of tho law onforcomont division of
tho commission on training camp nc
tlvltlos, nn ordlnanco was drawn do
signed to limit tho activities of thoso
engaged In tho Illegal sale of liquor
to mon in tho service
"Tho moasuro had tho approval of
all of tho patriotic citizens and also
tho indorsement of all tho organlzod
prepared by tho elllclency staff of tho
Ilnnnco committeo of tho city council
and will bo offered to tho legislature
oh evldenco of tho clty'n llnunclal
Plight. Of the amount mentioned $3,
000,000 is for salary Increases. Tho
finance committeo voted to abolish
practically all appropriations for tho
department of public welfaro prosldud
by .Mrs. Loulso Ostborno Rowo, who se
cures her pay by getting Judgments
against tho city. All that the commit
teo appropriated for uro a superin
tendent of tho employment bureau nl
$3,000 n year, nn assistant at $1,020
and u stenographer nt $9C0. Tho
municipal lodging liouso mid the wood
yard havo not been In operation for a
Within the nuxt few dnyH tho can
dlduto that is to bo pitted ugulnst tho
mayor will bo determined, it Is Bald.
It Is as open as it was u month ago.
Among tho names most montloncd
nro: State Senator Morton D. Hull,
Charlos A. McUulloch, Col. Abel Dnvls,
William Wrlgloy, Jr., Edward R. Ut
singer and Joseph F. Haas.
Mr. McCulloch Is said to bo moro
optimistic of tho prospectH of defeat
ing tho city hall, bellovlng thnt Mayor
Thompson Is losing ground despite tho
efforts of tho city hall mnchlno forces.
Mr. Wrlgloy Iuib admirers who, whllo
thoy fear ho would not consider n can
didacy, regard him ns a typo of busl
noss man with Htilllclont exporlcnco In
tho political gamo to make a success
of tho mayor's olllco.
Tho big loop plmporlos woro all
open Now Year's ovo and wild orgies
woro kept up until 3 o'clock, tho fol
lowing morning. All outside saloons
uiul hotols woro shut up at legal tlmo.
Pollco servlco goes by favor. What Is
vlco outsldo is stylo In tho loop.
liquor trade organizations In Chicago.
"It Is not cloar who could proporly
object to tho provisions of tho or
dlnanco. "I nm Informed however, by Capt.
IS. R. Deckwlth, who represents tho
law enforcement division In Chicago,
thnt, although thoso ordinances woro
reported favorably to tho City Coun
cil by Its citizens' (llcenso) committeo
Nov. 29, and although tho Council has
slnco had ut least two regular meet
ings, It has so far failed to onaet thoo
measures Into l&w.
"I trust this ommlsslon may bo
Tho ordlnnces would prohibit tho
snlo of bottled llquoru nftor C p. m.
and would requlro dealers to person
ally know purchasoro boforo nuy goods
nro sold to bo taken out In their orlg
Tho council, in refusing to onnct tho
measures, oxplolned It bolloved thoro
was no neod for restrictions Blnco tho
war Is over.
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