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Tel. Central 1507
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Lumber Exchange Dldg., Chicago
Tel. Control 1507
PHONE SOUTH CHICAGO 44G
LOANS and INSURANCE
Fire, Fidelity, Automobile, Bonds, Etc.
2924 East 79th Street
N. E. Cor. Adams and Clark Sts.
Suite 1437 Tel. Central 5750
We Ship to All Parts of the United States
The Stock Yards Packing Co.
175 and 177 North Fifth Avenue
Purveyors of Meats and Groceries
To the best families, restaurants, hotels, clubs, sum
mer resorts and vessels in and outside of Chicago.
Telephones Main 1041 and Main 3442
ALL PHONES CANAL 2948
Lawrence Ice Cream Co.
Ice Cream QUALITY and Ices
Twenty-First Street, Sangamon Street
Canalport Avenue and Peoria Street
Telephone ArmiUge 1840
Geller Dairy Co.
1229-31 North Oakley Blvd. CHICAGO
Mt. Airy White Granite
FOR BUILDINGS AND MEMORIALS
CHAS. H. GALL
127 North Dearborn Street CHICAGO, ILL.
TELEPHONE CENTRAL 3804
Walter P. Stcffcn
Attorney at Law
Title and Trust Building
Phone Majutic 8817
Ono of tlio big questions ot tho day
Is tiB to when tho Illinois constitu
tional convention shall bo called,
whoro It shall bo held, and how tho
102 delegates who will sit In It nro to
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tant questions that will como before
tho now Illinois legislature that as
sembles In Springfield Wednesday,
It Is conceded that the proposition
to call tho convention was ratified on
Nov. C by n majority of tho total voto
cast of nt least GO.000. Thero seems
to bo no doubt but the now general
assembly, following its constitutional
duty, will pass tho enabling act that r
fixes the dato nnd placo for tho assem
bling of tho convention, proscribes the
method of electing tho 102 delegates,
fixes their compensation, and makes
appropriation for tho oxpcnsqs of tho
Already thoro aro symptoms that
there ts to bo n hard light over this
Tho constitution of 1S70 provides
Hint two delegates shall bo elected
from each senatorial district as they I
Hero Is whoro tho first argument
seems to have arisen. Closo con
struction of this section, it Is claimed
In some quarters, prevents tho non
partisan election of convention dele
gates, and requires that delegates,
shall bo nominated In party primaries.
Politically, as tho districts now
stand, thoro nro nineteen district In
Cook county, bIx of which nro clearly
Democratic nnd thlrleon undoubtedly
Republican. Downstato thoro nro only
four districts out of thirty-two thnt
nro Democratic, with twenty-clglit Re
publican. This would seem to lndicato that it
Is tho Republicans who object to tho
non-partisan systom of electing dele
gates. Tho objection, however, comes
from Democratic quarters, chiefly
from Democrats who will bo in tho
noxt legislature who nro lined up nt
all points against woman suffrago and
who fought tho constitutional conven
tion proposal at all stages of its logls-
LEGAL AID SOCIETY OF
127 N. Dearborn Street
Residence 533!) Ellis Avenue
Phone Hyde Park 173
Edward J. Carey
Counsellor At Law
610 Cunard Building
140 North Dearborn St.
Willingness to coopornto in any
movomont thnt will bettor tho trans
portation system of Chicago was ex
pressed by Leonard A. uusby, presi
dent of the Chicago Surfnco Lines, In
n statement to tho city council com
mlttoo on local transportation. Tho
aldermen wero considering Mayor
Thompson's recommendation that for
folturo proceedings bo brought bo
causo of nlloged falluro of tho surface
lino compnnlos to comply with tho
terms ot tho 1907 ordinances. Tho
mayor's contentions wero riddled by
Walter L-. Fisher, traction counsel for
tho city, nnd Mr. Busby.
"Tho servlco is now tho best which
it Is practical to maintain under exist
ing physical conditions, and separato
ownership nnd operation of tho sur
fnco nnd clovnted lines," sold Mr.
"Tho reason wo cannot get bolter
sorvlco during tho rush hours nnd
carry moro peoplo with groator speed
and comfort Ib that it Is physically Im
possible to opcrnto more cars during
tho rush hours in or through tho con
gested down town district. Thcso con
ditions in tho down town district im
poso limitations on tho sorvlco out
sldo this district, for tho reason that
tho main trunk lines from tho outlying
sections of tho city nearly nil run Into
or through this congostcd territory.
"Tho congestion in tho territory
from Chicago nvcnuo to 22d street,
nnd from Hnlsted street to tho lnko
Is Increasing ovcry year, nnd traffic
conditions nro growing worse.
"Tho only solution practicable is tho
unification of tho surfaco and olovntod
linos, nnd tho construction of subways
through tho congested territory. Wo
cannot stop whoro wo nro. A solution
of tho problem must bo found.
"I wish to mnko It plain that tho
surfaco lino companies will co-opornto
with tho city In any plan which will
furnish better conditions."
Charlos II. Hamlll, president.
Mrs. Fanny J. IIowo, John II. Wig
Mrs. Thomas J. Doe, recording sec
rotary. Miss F. Marlon Kaufman, cor
Henry A. Haugan, treasurer.
8peclnl Finance Committee.
Silas II. Strawn, chairman.
II. W. Austin
Mrs. Louis M. Groclcy
Mrs. Charlos Hamlll
Ralph C. Hawxhurst
Chancellor L. Jcnks
Marvin D. Pool
Miss Dorothy Stirling.
ERATION OF LABOR
TALKED OF FOR MAYOR
Thomas A. Smyth
Roger C. Sullivan.
Clayton F. Smith.
Thomas J. Webb.
Dornard J. Mullanoy.
J. Hnm Lewis.
Carter H. Harrison.
R. M. Swoitzor.
John E. Trnegcr.
John R. Cavcrly.
I). J. Rosenthal.
Charles H. Wnckor.
Edward N. Blcgler.
Judgo Klckham Scanlan.
Isaac N. Powell.
Charles A. McCulloch.
Josoph F. Haas.
Col. August W. Miller.
Capt. Charles E. Morrlam.
Col. Abel Davis.
E. R. Lttxlnger.
A. II. Revolt.
OUR LEADING CLUBS
Moulders of Public Opinion and
Assembling Places for Citi
zens in This City.
following tie the locations of U
.eadlni self-sustalnlnc clubs of CsJ
Apollo Club, 202 8. Michigan ave.
Bohemia Club 3059 Douglas boul
Builders', 412-418 Chamber of Coat
Calumet, Michigan ave. and 20ta si
Caxton, Tenth floor, Pine Arts bid
Chicago Athletic Association, IS t
Chicago Architectural, Art Instl
Chicago Automobile, 111 Plyaouta
Chicago Club, Michigan ave. and
Van Buren street.
Chicago Motor Club, 1260 HouU
Chicago Cycling, 1611, 17 Bust Van
Chicago Yacht, foot of Monro t
City Club, 3J5 Plymouth court
UliT Dwellers, 10 8. Michigan
Colonial Club of Chicago, 4441
Columbia Yaoht, foot of Randolpe
Elks 171 West Washington stroov
Rnglowood. 8821 Harvard avenue.
Kdgowater Country, 1618 Wlntarer
rarragut Yacht Club, foot of lid rt
Oermania Maennerchor, 101 Oeraas
Hamilton, 20 S. Dearborn at
Illinois Athletic, 111 U. Mlealcaa
Irish Fellowship Club, La SsUts He
Iroquois, 26 North Dearborn street.
Illinois, lis 8., Ashland beulevate.
Jefferson, Dearborn ave. and Mapli
Kenwood, Lake ave. and 47th it .
Kenwood Country, Drexel beat
vard and 48th street
' Mid-Day, First National Bank bit.
Oaks, Lake st and Waller art.
Press Club of Chicago, Ctty HoD
Quadrangle, Lexington aveaue and
Rotary, 88 South Dearborn st
Saddle and Cycle, Sheridan Read
and Foster avenue.
South Short) Country, lake share
and 87th street
Southern, IS N. Dearborn street
Speedway Park Club, 140 8. Dear
Standard. Michigan ava. and 14
Swedish Club of Chicago, llll La
Twentieth Century, 1141 aftehlfaa
TJnkn League, Jackson boulevard
and Inderal street
University, Michigan aveane and
President John Fltzpatrlck.
Vico President Oscar F. Nelson.
Secrotary Edward N. Nockols.
Financial secretary, Fred O. Hopp.
Troasuror, Thomas F. Kennedy.
Roadlng clerk, William S. McClona-than.
Sorgcant at arms, E. A. Schroedor.
Following aro commlttoo appoint
ments: Exocutlvo board: John C. Minor,
Annlo Flrzgornld ot Womon's Union
Labor Loaguq, Elizabeth Moloney of
Waitresses' union, J. A. Train, C. M.
Mndson, Timothy Moary, John Car-1
roll, Charles Dold, Tobias Hellman,
Albort Peterson, C. A. Robinson,
Jamos Loughrldgo nnd John Klkulskl,
Loglslatlvo commlttoo: C. A. Penso,
Stovo Sumnor, V. A. Vance, Joseph
Morton, Honora Jaxon, Wm. Doyon,
A. C. Anderson, John MolBtor, Mark
Delegates to Illinois Federation ot
Lnbor: Gertrude Stoetzol, Anna Stag
lingo, H. Hammond, William Quesso
J. Harold, Ben Parker, Qoorgo May
Jnnies Brown, Dan Rlordon, John Wal
ters, C. M. Mndson and J. Forris.
Flnnnco committee: M. B. Phillip,
Gortrudo Stoetzol, Elizabeth Malonoy.
Dolcgatcs to American Federation of
Lnbor: Emmett T. Flood, Barney
Borlyn, R. Q. Fotchll nnd John Man-gen.
Judgo Scully of the County Court
Is a groat baseball fan and Is very
popular with tho ball players and
Simon O'Donnell is an honest otrn
est and respected leader in the world
The leadrng Manners or every so
ciety and club In Chicago read The
Tho Benvor Electric Construction
Company of 30 North La Snllo street
stands high among tho contracting en
gineers ot tho country. Tho work of
this company nnd Its cnglnoorB Is
Tho Now Roma Italian restaurant
at 117 North Clark streot, across from
tho county and city buildings, Is ono
of the most popular restaurants In Chi
cago. Under tho nblo management ot
Mr. I. Pollagrlnl It has built up a great
patronage among tho best class ot
City Council Should Regulate
Conditions in the Loop.
Tho City Council should pass an or
dinance prohibiting pooplo from loit
ering on tho sldowalks In tho Loop.
Pedestrians should bo compolled by
law to keep to tho right. As things
aro at prosont, without any sort of
regulation, somo of tho down town
streets nro almost lmpasBablo.
Lawronco Williams, t-uo prcsldont
of tho big Oliver Typewriter Com.
pany, Is ono of those public-Bpirltod
men who have been tho making ot
Chicago's greatness. Mr. Williams Is
noted for his prccrosslvonss and his
hulness ability- Is , .tested by tho sue
cosb ot tho groat concern ot which he
is tho, head.
Frank A. Wost, tho populnr mom
bor of tho Stato Board ot Equalization
from tho Ninth District, is making a
Otto Rico, tho popular socretary and
mnnagor of the Quick Sorvlco Laun
dry Company, would mnko a splendid
Wost Park commissioner. Ho is pub
lic spirited and popular, and has tho
good wlshos of his fellow citizens.
Addison streex, on, ot the widest
and longest east and west streets on
the north and west sides, should be
made a boulevard.
William D. Munhall
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
1012 Ashland Block
Clark and Randolph Streets
Telephone Majestic 7870
Ninian H. Welch
Attorney at Law
Master in Chancery
19 South La Sallo Street
Telephone Central 3943
Charlos W. Doublor, tho gonial and
popular proprietor of tho Justly fam
ous Old Qulncy No. 0, Randolph nnd
La Sallo Btroots, which 1b patronized
by tho best pooplo of this city, is not
only ono ot Chicago's first citizens hut
is ono of her most successful busi
ness men who has contributed largo
ly to the upbuilding of Chicago.
Albert J. Ilopklni James 8. Bopldas
Hopkins & Hopkint
134 South Ln Salle Street
Suite flXO Com F.ichange Dank Bldg.
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A. H. Anderson Foundry
BRASS Bronze and Aluminum CASTINGS
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1211-13 FULTON ST. and 218 NORTH ANN ST.
Near Lake St. CHICAGO
Phone Cn ral 2918
Lowes & Richards
Attorney i at Law
127 N. DearboraSt.
after every meal