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Office at Chicago, llllnole, under Act
THIRTIETH YEAH, NO. 10.
HERE'S THE LIST
Regular Filings for the Big Primary
Battle of February 19 for Mayor
Aldermen and Judge
The Boys Who Will Run Independent Are Not
in This List; They'll Be Heard
I Tho complcto list of primary can
' didatcs in tho order tholr petitions'
woro filed tho flrBt day follows :
Wm, II. ThompsonRobort M. Swoltzor
Harry Olson Thomas Carey
Chns. E. Morrlnm
Walter O Davis Mathow J. Moyer
James T. Igoo P. J. Coffey
William Ganscliow Henry Stuckart
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Flint Ward walker e. wwuey.
Second Ward Loulii B. Anderson,
William A. Wallace.
Third Ward John H; Pausmoro, John
Fourth Ward Charlos M. Conlon.
Fifth Ward Arthur E. Patraz.
Sixth Ward Alexander A. McCormlck,
, Charles Scrlbnor Eaton, W. C. Lom
bard, Sldnoy J. Sax.
1 Soventh Ward William It. Fotzor,
Morton MacCormac, Gcorgo W.
Ninth Ward Guy Maddorom.
Elovonth Ward August J. Holso.
; Thirteenth Ward Peter H. Kano,
Samuel P. Shaffer, Harry R. Krom.
Fourteenth Ward Edward J. Lyons,
Charles J. Lucas, Edward Todd.
J Fifteenth Wurd Louis B. Dessor.
Eighteenth Ward Martin S. Thomas.
Nineteenth Ward John Schneider,
James P. Morzano.
Twentieth Ward William Matody,
Twenty-first Ward Ilobert II. Mc
Cormlck, John Francis Peters,
Charlos J. Agnow.
Twenty-second Ward Mathow Hlb
boler. Twenty-third Ward Thomas O. Wal
lam, B. A. L. Thomson, Joseph F.
Twenty-fourth Ward Jamos Dornoy.
Twenty-fifth Ward Henry D. Capi
tals Twenty-sixth Ward William F.
Llpps, William II. Wesbay.
Twonty-sovonth Ward Edward R.
Armltago, John Paul, Frank Bruska.
Twenty-ninth Ward John Hrubec,
IN THE LEGISLATURE
Work of Illinois
Senator Herllky has n bill to legal
izo boxing and to establish a stnto
nthlotln commission. Other similar
bills wero introduced by Sonators
Carroll and Gorman. Undor n ruling
of Lioutonant Governor Oglesby,
, thoso bills will bo roforred to tho Son
ata Committee on license and mlscol
lauy. Sonntor Rarr has a bill to pension
Supremo Court judges who havo
sorvod 24 years on tho bench and
havo roachod tho ago of G5 years.
Judges so pensioned aro to bo rotired
on half pay, nltho it is loft optional
whether n Judgo shall tako ndvantago
of tho act whon ho comes under Its
provisions. It is urged that such a
plan would load moro hlgh-grado
lawyers to seek Judgeships and would
tend to keep ablo judges in tho public
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11. 1889, at the Pett Office of Publication.
of March 3. 1l7f. 179 W. Washington St., Chicago, III.
$2 Per Year In Advance.
Thirtieth Ward John Plaohm.
Thirty-first Ward Scott M. Hogan,
Albert L. Llttlo.
Thlrty-socond Ward Albert J. Fish
er, Harry Bandrlnga.
Thirty-third Ward John P. Garnor,
Albort E. Iceloy, Ross E. Guthrlo.
Thirty-fourth Ward Jacob James
Fink, Joseph Danltls.
Thirty-fifth Ward Charles Jauhnke,
Conrad H. Janko.
First Ward Michael Kenna.
Third Ward Gcorgo F. Illff.
Fourth Ward Timothy A. Hogan,
Peter J. O'Connor.
Fifth Ward Joseph B. McDonougb,
Josoph G. Kalonowsky, Paul Lan-
guesch,-Lawrence Welcome, Thorn
, as Nolan, 'Thomas, Guerln,,MorUn
E. Corcoran. "" '"',
Sixth Ward Joseph Frank, Harry N.
Eighth Ward Ross A. Woodhull.
Ninth Ward John J. Leonard, En-
geno IL Block.
Tenth Wnrd Frank Klaus, Josoph A.
Braboo, Josoph W. Nouk.
Elovonth Ward Edward F. Culler
Twelfth Ward Daniel D. Froollch,
Thirteenth Ward Thomas J. Ahorn,
James C. McGloom.
Fourteenth Ward Goorgo M. May
pole Fifteenth Ward Edward 'J. Kalndl.
Sixtoonth Ward Stanley Kunz.
Seventeenth Wnrd Stanloy Adamklo-
Eighteenth Wnrd John J. Touhy,
Eugeno F. Ingles, Georgo W. Bur-
Nineteenth Wnrd John Powors.
Twentieth Wnrd Henry L. FIck.
Twenty-first Ward Dorsoy Crowo,
John F. Bartlott.
Twenty-second Ward Rudolph L.
Twenty-fourth Ward Frank F. Roo-
dor, Josoph Plonko.
Twonty-flfth Ward Logan D. Wall-
Twenty-sixth Wnrd Thomas R. Cos-
Twonty-sovonth ' Wnrd Arthur S.
Twenty-eighth Ward Clayton F,
Twenty-ninth Wnrd James F. Kova-
rlk, Michael F. Ryan, Danlol Mc-
Fall, Jamos II. Walsh.
Sonntor Barr has also Introduced
tho legal1 prnctlco nnd procoduro bills
which woro Introduced by Roprosonta
tlvo Do Young In 1917.
Senator Glackin has a bill to pro
vldo for tho establishment of a sys
tem of physical training ln all tho
public schools of tho State, to pro
vldo rovonues for tho paymont of in
structors and to mako two hours'
graining each woek compulsory.
Senator Jowoll has a bill to"provent
tho toachlng of forolgn languagos in
elomontary schools of tho Stato,
A bill to mnond tho laws concerning
bastardy was introduced by Senator
Atwood. It providos that tho father
of an illegitimate child shall bo re
quired to pay at lonst $100 each year
for tho child's maintenance.
Sonator Barbour has a bill provid
ing for tho observance of Francis E.
Willard day on Sopt. 28 of each year
in tho pubjlo schools of tho Stato.
Rop'rosontatlvo Blppus Introduced a
measure for tho ropoal of tho public
utllltlos law. Tho bill Is only flvo
linos in length and makds no provision
for any substltuto for tho stato public
Thlrtloth Ward William J. Lynch,
JnmeB Canty, , Danlol J. O'Hcrn,
William Hanrahan, Thomas J.
Thirty-first Ward Jamos A. Long,
Hugh B. Donnolly.
Thirty-third Yard Gcorgo F. Mulli
gan. I ( T
Thirty-fourth Ward Josoph O. Kost
nor, Martin II. Edolstoln, Gcorgo
Thirty-fifth Ward John S. Clark.
Domocrntlo organization forces
backing the Swoltzor candidacy have
started n series of meetings of pro
clnct captains. Precinct londors of
tho first congressional district mot
Monday. Mr. Swoltzor, Honry Stuck
art, candidate for city treasuior, and
Dennis J. Egan, and Judgo Joseph
Sabath woro tho speakers.
Alderman Max Adamowskl of tho
Twonty-olghth Ward was presented
with a gold diamond star at Wlckor
Park Hall by his friends.
INDEPENDENT IN ALL THINGS, NEUTRAL IN NONE.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 191J).
COLE PICKS SWEITZER
Well Known Civic Leader and
Originator of Municipal Re
forms Predicts That County
Clerk Will Be Elected Mayor.
Objections That Were Made By Many
to Sweltzer In Hie Last Race
Have Been Wiped Out
Gcorgo E. Colo, for many years tho
leading pioneer in civic reform In Chi
cago picks Robort M. Swoltzor as tho
noxt mayor of Chicago.
Mr. Colo says that many of tho ob
jections made against Swoltzor's can
didacy four years ago havo been wlpod
out and that pcopla who woro against
htm then nro for him now.
As Mr. Colo is entirely indopondent
in politics and as his public enrcor has
been entirely dovotcd to tho upbuild
ing of Chicago, his opinion nt this
tlino Is worth quoting and carries
SWEITZER WANTS ALL
SOLDIERS TO VOTE
Robert M. Swcitzor, Democratic
candidate for Mayor, who has pro
posed emurgency legislation to per
mit returned soldlera and sailors to
vote on dlschargo papers it unnblo
to register, announced plans for an
amendment to enfranchise thoso still
4- v ii.ijh
ROGER C. 8ULLIVAN.
Popular Democratic Leader.
in tho service
Senator Edward J. Hughes, who
loft for Springfield with tho Swoltzor
bill, was notified of tho proposed
amendment by long distanco tolo
phono. Tho rodrnft may bo mndo bo
foro the bill's Introduction,
"Sine publicity was glon tho pro
posed moasuro," County Clerk Swoltz
or said, "many porsons havo called
my attention to tho fact that soldlors
and sailors still awaiting dlschargo
may bo horo to vote,"
"Undor tho proposed amondmont all
dlschnrgod soldiers or snilors, re
turning after Fobruary 4, registration
day could voto Fobruary 25 by pre
senting tholr dlschargo papers and
proving previous rosldenco. Soldlors
yet to recolvo discharges could havo
tholr votes sworn in.
"Tho Bnmo would apply to tho
March registration and April oloc
tion dny.I do not see how thoro can
bo any opposition In tho logislaturo.
It is plain and slmplo justico."
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GIVE 'EH A VEAR
Instead of Lengthening Terms of Alder
men to Four Years They Should
Be Cut Down to One
City Council Also Has the (Jail to Ask the Legis
lature to Let It Elect City Clerk
Tho gall of somo of tho membors of
tho City Council would mako a
wooden Indian blush.
Not satisfied with raising tholr own
salaries for voting away public monoy
to soulless corporations, they now
want tholr terms lengthened to four
A one-year term Is too long for
most of thorn that is, In tho Council.
Thoy also want to tako tho oloction
of a city clork nnd a city troasuror
awny from tho peoplo and do tho oloct
ing of these officials thomsolvos.
Tho Council's special commlttoo on
legislation approved bills providing:
Eloctlon of thlrty-flvo nldormon In
stead of sovonty.
Four-year terms instead of two,
Maximum salary of 5,000 instoad of
Eloctlon of tho city clork and troas
uror by Council.
Voto on rocall of Mayor and alder
mon any tlmo after first yoar of ton
uro on potltlon of 15 por cent of tho
It Is ostlmnlod tho changes would
Bavo tho city $1,000,000 annually In
oloction costs nnd snlariosv
Assistant Corporation Counsol Loon
Hornstoln was dlroctod to prepare tho
bills. If approved by tho Council
Entered as Second Class Matter October 11, 1IM, at the
Office at Chicago, Illinois, under Act of March , ItTt.
they will bo forwarded to tho Legisla
ture Tho plans provido for electing thlr-ty-flvo
nldormon this Spring for two
years and thlrty-flvo In 1920 for thrco
years. Thero would thon bo no elec
tions for nldormon until 1923, when
tho four-year term would becomo op
erative. Tho nldormon elected this
year could run again in 1920 for tho
Tho coinmlttco also has undor con
sideration tho city manager plan. Tho
city manager would bo called tho May
or and olectcd by tho Council. Spon
sors of tho schemes boltovo a better
caliber of aldermen and Mayor will
TO BE HEARD
Hearing on election contests grow
ing out of tho county oloction last
Novombor will bo started Wednesday,
Fobruary 5th, boforo Judgo Foell of
tho Suporlor Court. Tho first caso to
get court attention will bo that of
Edwin A. Olson against County Judgo
Thomas F. Scully, who was elected by
a majority of 18,000.
Honry Stuckart, Democratic candi
date for city troasuror, so far has no
opposition for tho nomination. In
tho samo way tho Republican candi
date, William Ganscliow, put up by
tho Doncon-Brundngo hnrmony con
foronco, has n clear field. Potltlons,
howovor, can bo filed as lato ns Fob
EGAN DOES GOOD WORK
Domocrats aro praising tho good
work already dono by Dennis J. Egnn,
tho popular Chief Bailiff of tho Munic
ipal Court for Robort M. Swoltzor.
THE CITY COUNCIL
Important Public Business Before
the Chicago Board of Aldermen
On Motion of Aldormnn It. It. Mc
Cormlck tho Council dlroctod tho
commlttoo of 200 to extend nn official
wolcomo nnd rccoption to Major Gen.
Wood, who Is to havo charge of tho
central department of tho army, with
headquarters In Chicago.
Alderman Johnson and Konnody,
Socialists, opposed tho order.
Health Commissioner Robortson
submitted a roport on tho cnusos of
tho waves of gas which floodod tho
Lnwndnlo district n wook ago, killing
chickens and driving residents from
Ho said through tho cnrolossnoss of
an employe of tho Peoples Gas Light
& Coko Company a quantity of cau
stic soda found Its way into tho drain
ago canal, sovornl weeks ago.
Bocauso of tho coat of ico, tho soda
saturated tho water, with tho rosult
that Its fumos spread Into the air
aftor tho warm wonthor had molted
Tho Council passed tho following
"Moro than 3,000,000 mon droppod
tholr pursuits In civil llfo to mako
possible tho wondorful forco that
brought about a spoody and Just end
ing of tho terrible conflict.
Egnn H ono of tho best organizers in
tho Domocrntlo party. Ho has a na
tural talent for organization work
and the splendid lino up nt Swcitzor
headquarters speaks well for hla abil
ity and loyalty to his party.
H0YNE PETITIONS OUT
Stato'a Attorney Muclay Hoyno has
started circulation of his potltlons as
an Independent enndidato for Mayor.
At tho top of tho petition appears de
tailed Instructions to slgnors that
participation In a party primary or
signing a petition of a party candi
date invalidates tho slgnnturos of an
OLSON WITH 0F
FERINGHIHAJOB Capt. Clmrles E. Morrlnm has mndo
tho flat charge that his rival In tho
Republican mayoralty primary, Chlot
Justico Harry Olson, mndo, through
Thomas D. Knight, nn offer of tho
job of commissioner of public works,
cnrrylng a snlary of $10,000 a yonr,
as a price for his withdrawal In Ol
0GDEN AV. TO SUFFER
Kanr that any appropriation for tho
proposed extonslon of Ogdon avonuo
from Randolph to Contor stroets
would bo used by tho Thompson ad
ministration for campaign purposos in
causing tho Council commlttoo on
streets nnd alloys to delay approval
of tho ordinance until nftor tho pri
mary. "Tho nldormon have soon
enough to roallzo that this ordinance
In skillful hnnds, could nlmost sway
n mayoral election," said Aldorraan
Dixon C. Williams, tho woll known
manufacturer, deserves woll at tho
hnnds of tho Domocrntlo party. Ho Is
a born leader.
"It Is recognized on ovory hand
that tho restoration to civil llfo of
thoso men, many of thorn maimed
and crippled for nil tlmo, will bo n
task of magnitude, involving dolny
nnd the danger to many of thorn of
hardship through unemployment.
Theroforo, bo It
"Resolved, by tho City Council of
tho city of Chicago that Congress bo,
and It horoby Is, urged to mako pro
vision through Btiltnblo legislation
whoroby each porson who was a
monitor of tho armod forces of tho
United Statos of Amorlca hi tho war
with Germany shall bo glvon six
months' pay from and aftor tho dnto
of honorable dlschargo. Bo It furthor
"Resolved, That a ropy of thoso
rosolut'nns, suitably ongrossed, bo
fonvnrdd to tho presiding olllcor of
each houso of tho Congross and ,to
onch Illinois senator and representa
tive FOUNDED 1889
Urgest Weekly Grculaiie.
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