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HE CHICAGO E1AO
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Hi THE IMEIIIT
TUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY
An Independent Newspaper, Fearlcu
SUBSCRIPTION RATES 52.00 PER YEAR
GREAT LAKES NAVAL STATION
AilitrrM All Comraunlotlo U
179 WEST WASHINGTON ST.
Telephone Main 3913
Southeait Coi.-itr WaihSnfton St.
and Well. St.
HENRY F. DONOVAN, EdiUw Mid Publiiher
Kntftcd u Sxid C1jw Mt October
It. 1!J. at lh rol Ofllw U Chleaio, till
noli. umlr AC - March !
EStri SHtl OCTOBER S, 18SJ
orporatd Uwdr th Ui of Ullnolt.
rounded by HKNUY P. DONOVAN.
Tha Chlcaoo Eaole, a newapaptr
(r all claiiea ot reader, li devoted
to National, State and Local Pol.
Itlcn to (he publication ot Mu
nicipal, State, County and San.
Itarv Dlitrlct nawii to comment
Sn people In public life) to dean
laaebaU and Sports, and to the
publication of Qeneral Information
of Public Interest, Financial, Com.
merclal and political.
SATURDAY, MARCH 29, 1919.
PROHIBITION HITS CHICAGO
The lrw of money from saloon li
censes will be html blow to tax
payers. Taxpayers throughout Illi
nois face tlio biggest Increase In
general taxes for state ami local
government In modern times, unless
they nrouso themselves and write to
their state senators and representa
tives protesting against granting nil
of the requests for higher taxes, part
of the bulletin tends:
"Unless careful consideration is
given to these mntters now, tax bills
payable next year will average nearly
hnlf ngnln ns much as they are now."
Tho bulletin contained a list of all
bills tending to increase taxes. Fol
lowing are tho bills affecting Chi
cago: Physical training bill, adds 8
cents per $100 of assessed valuation.,
Mothers' pensions, adds 7 cents per
$100. Public comfort stations, adds
20 cents per $100. Public county li
braries, udds 20 cents. State voca
tional educational fund, adds G conts.
Cook county funds, adds 10 cents.
Teachers' pensions ndds 1 cent. Cor
porate fund Increase, adds 80 cents.
Fire department ndds 10 cents.
Schools, adds 80 cents. Soldiers' mo
morlnl, ndds C cents. Forest pre
serve district, ndds 2 conts.
THE COMING LIBERTY LOAN.
Tho Victory Liberty Loan, which
will complete our payments on the
war preparations that brought Gor
many to hor knees so suddenly last
November, will bo floated botwecn
April 21 and May 10, Tho Secretary
of tho Treasury has announced that
tho terms offered on the now loun
will bo such as to mnko tho govern
ment securities tho "best buy" on tho
market at tho tlmo It Is circulated.
While Mr. Glnss has not .announced
the amount ho would call for, tho best
informed publlo men say that tliq
issuo will be $5,000,000,000, with tho
right to nccopt all over-subscrlptlonB.
And now to consider briefly why
tho Victory Liberty Loan has to bo
floated among tho American people.
In tho first place, tho loan Is a
gool Investment. Beforo tho war,
most of us were not Investors. Today
one-fourth of our population are bond
holders and half of us hold somo sort
of government securities. Wo have
begun, at least, to learn tho thrift
habit that wo may lay up somo trens
tires on earth.
In tho second place, this was our
war, n war of tho American people,
democracy against tyranny. Wo have
testified fully to our sanction of this
war by Bonding 2,000,000 men to tho
bnttlo front, training 1,750,000 moro
and getting ready 4,000,000 to go into
training. Wo testified to our intorest
in it when wo subscribed $7,000,000,
000 to tho Fighting Fourth Liberty
Loan and gave liberally to our war
Now tho war Is over and we wonder
a bit why wo aro asked f6r moro mon
ey Thoro aro Btlll a million of our
lighting mon in Franco who must bo
brought homo. There aro thousands of
our wounded and sick in hospitals who
havo yet to ho cared for. Our mer
chant marine is still building that
America may take hor placo In the
world mart. All theso tako funds.
Yet that Is not tho real reason for
tho Victory Llborty Loan. Our gov
ernment had In process of construc
tion, when Germany capitulated, a war
machine which was planned to anni
hilate tho armies of tho Fatherland
during tho coming Bummer. Tho al
lied exports helloved that Germany
would not surrender until she was de
feated, so they planned for that over
whelming dofcat during tho coming
summer. Germany, howover, conclud
ed that sho had enough before tho
full force of our war catapult struck
Tho Gorman general staff knew that
we wero building that great rnachlno
They had felt tho first blows at
Chateau Thierry. Uelleau Woods, the
Argonno and St Mlhlel and had learn
ed that the American "rnob" knew
B , BF'f
Former Governor who Is
no defeat, gave no ground, but went on
In splto of losses of eight to one.
They know, too, thnt tho American
nnd British navies hod rendered tho
U-boat Impotent with American depth
bombs, strung In n bnrrngo twonty
miles wide across tho North Sen.
They saw tho Amerlcnn ships In
an almost endless stream bearing aer
ial armndns, flocks of tanks, battery
nfter battery of rifles, howitzers, and
mortars, gas nnd high explosive shells
by the million, rifles nnd mnchlno
guns with their nmmunltlon and men,
regiment nfter lcglment until there
seemed no end to tho khaki clad
fighters coming out of tho west. So
tho German showed his "yellow
And that "yellow strcnk" engender
ed by our preparations, saved thous
ands ot lives ot American boys nnd
millions ot Uvcb of tholr compatriots.
Had wo not mndo this vast prepara
tion our hoys would bo plowing ahead
through Flanders mud nnd French for
ests, paying with their life blood tho
prlco of tho world's freedom. Tho
preparation was made. Tho war is
over. Our boys for tho most part aro
returning to our firesides, safo and
r With tho Secretary of tho Treasury
wo should issuo our thanks to God
that our preparations mndo possible
their speedy return. With him wo
should prepare to pay off tho last of
our debts, Incurred in nmasslug the
war material which has made possible
their safo homecoming.
John W. Kckhart, the well known
miller, Is respected nu a democratic
lender nH well ns n recognized power
in commercial life.
Colonel August W. Miller, clerk of
the Circuit court, Is popular with nil
clossos of the people
Judge Klckham Scanlan, tho nblo
Jurist and popular orator, Is often
Hpoken of for high political honors.
Dixon C. Williams, tho well known
manufacturer and democratic orator
and lender, Iiiib hosts of friends
among the business men of Chicago.
Albert J. Hopkins, who made ono
of tho best United States sonators
Illinois over hail, would mnke a groat
ALDERMAN JOHN POWERS.
Who Deserves Re-election to t he City Council on His Record.
out for Swc Itzer for Mayor.
THE CITY COUNCIL
Business Transacted by Aider
men at Their Last Meeting.
A icsolutlon intioduced by Alder
man Joseph O. Kustnur directed the
Judlcluiy committee to confer with
t'oi point Ion Counsel Hudson in prop
itiation of a bill denlng stato char
ters to any organization promoting
the building of hero memorials with
out the npprouil of tho council,
"A lot of lly-by-nlght stock com
panies arc forming to make largo
sums out of tho memorial pioposal,"
said Alderman Kostnor. "Theso fol
lows should bo put out of business
and the law should make it n mlsdo
meanor or somo other charge to
violate Its piovlslons.
"Theie is no reason for prlvato con
cerns to tako hold of this matter,
tho home defense committee is work
ing out n scheme which will glvo tho
city tho best memorial possible, to
be owned by the city."
Hy resolution of Alderman Lylo
Mayor Thompson was requested to
appoint a committee to prevail upon
tho government to establish nn air
plane Hold In Chicago and mako this
city iho principal in my aviation bnsa
of tho Central States. Lleut.-Col.
Leonard II. Drennnn, accompanied by
olllclalH of tho Illinois Aero Club, vis
ited Ashburn Hold this week, on tho
Southwest Side, with a view to rec
ommending the site.
Although contrary to law, tho Coun
cil approved tho bori owing of $1,
500,000 from miscellaneous funds to
meet this mouth's pay roll and other
expenses. Alderman Rlchoit explained
the money would bo returned after
tho budget is passed noxt Friday.
The council also:
Killed an ordlnnnce creating a.
boanl of undertakers to supervise
tho business; charges were mado that
It would prevent'compotltlon.
Dlicctcd Judiciary committee to in
vestigate tho proposed bill redisrict
ing city Into fifty wards. Aldorman
Kostnor submitted a list showing
somo wards would have moro voters
Referred Aldorman Lylo's food or
uiniincu w iieann committee.
Directed finance comnillteo to con
sider establishing a bronze tablet In
the City Hall boaring tho names ot
city employes who served In tho war.
Ono of tho very best Aldermen In
tho City Council is Kdward F. Culler-ton.
. - a i ii
Urcut Lukes will he the largest, sine
YANKEE WOMAN IN
The duchess of Mm thorough, for
merly Miss Conmielo Vanderbllt of
New York, has been elected lo the
Loudon county council fiom the north
division of Southwiuk by it large inn
loilly oer a labor candidate. She ran
us a progressive. The duchess wns
elected to the council lust October 15
to All a vacancy. This election was
for it three-year term. The round
looks after Improvement and eiluca
Hon In London and hits mitlioilly over
the street car lines. It also has
llmilieliil and local governmental pow
er.. It will expend SlT.fiOO.OOO during
lite next seven yenis on housing
The duchess Is preldcnt of the
woman', munlrlptil purij of London.
Here Is pint of a statement of the
parly program Issued by her:
"As elected reprexeniiitlwH we aie
today considering the need for women
In local government and It Is only nec
essary to remind you Unit the reconstruction of our social, Industrial and
economic ujstem will Involve:
"1. The settlement of woman's position In Industry and as n wage-earner.
"2. The rebuilding of on.' poor law and the administration of relief on
imil self-respeulng lines,
The control and building of
The establishment of municipal schemes for maternity and child
ROUMANIAN QUEEN TO VISIT US
street I feel inMlneilvely thai theie is
hlmlu every one of them by the hand
ROMANCE OF A
All the members of congre-s are
not old and prosy. A romance of the
war culminated Hie other day In the
wedding of Miss Then Almerlgottl of
New York city and Florello II. La
(iiinnllii, who was leceutly honorably
discharged as major .In the Unlied
Stales air force, in Command of an
Amcilcuu uUittloii eorp- unit In Italy.
The ceremony was performed In the
olllce of Mgr. Glierardo Fcmiutc, In
the Cathedral college, connected with
St. Patrick's cathedral.
' Hot li bride and bridegroom weie
earnest worker- lor Italian war lellef
and recruiting. The bride declared
Unit she would only marry a man who
had fought for Italy.
Major La Gimnllii went lo Italy
and Joined the iivlntlon corps of that
country anil later was transferred to
the United Slates force, of which be
wns In command when the armistice
uiik sIl-mciI. lie leslLMieil Ills commis
sion and returned lo Ibis country to
seat In congus-., winning over Scott
ADVISER TO PRESIDENT WILSON
Ills peooinu needs It Is snlil lie still
lilb Uuths in Kinopu are coiiipletcd.
The Great Lakes navitl training
liit Ion will he tiitilntiilned ns the most
Important of Its kind in the United
States. (.'Iinlriiiiin Padgett of the houo
committee on naval ulTulr.s announced
In Chicago the other day. Ills state
ment set nt rest a number of conflict
ing i cports, from Washington nnd else
where, as to the station's fate.
"The pence strength of Great
Lukes," Mr. Padgett said, "will be
about m.OOO men, but all Its qunrters,
providing arcommodiillotis for nbotit
r.0,000, will be kept available. Whether
.VLfioo.OOO will be spent upon Improve
ments, as the eoiiimitndant and Chlcn
go civic organizations desire, depends
upon tin Inspection to be mndo by mo
ami my associates In about six weeks."
"Only four nanl stations will be
retained." Mr. Padgett explained
"Great Lakes, Newpott, 11. I.; Hamp
ton Roads, Vn and ono on the Pacific
const, which we are en route to select.
e none of Its equipment will bo Junked.
housing sdicmcs on an unprecedented
Queen Mnrle of Iloumnnln may
'soon visit the United States. Whether
the trip will be mndo before or nfter
the conclusion of the peace conference
has not been decided. Queen Marie
says that for many years her most
cherished hope has been to visit the
United States, nnd now she Is looking
forward to the early fulfillment of that
"I feel that I shall he almost as
much ut home in America as In my
own country," wild tho queen, "for I
lia come to know Americans as luti-
mutely ns my own people. I desire 1
lli'H to have the privilege of thanking
In person the people of the United
Stales for the great help they havo
given Houmanla through the Ameri
can Red Cross nnd the food adminis
tration, "It Is a splendid thing to see so
many of your fine soldiers In Frnnce.
Whenever I pass one of Uicm on tho
one of my friends and my Impulse Is to
claim his llnncee. He also regained his
Nettling, Socialist candidate.
Tliomas W. Gregory, retiring at
torney general of thu United States, Is
In Paris with President Wilson us gen
eral adviser and assistant nt tho peaco
conference. Mr. Gregory Is succeeded
by A. Mitchell Palmer, and tho retiring
attorney general has assumed his now
position of uuolllclal counsellor to tho
president during his second visit to
Mr. Gregory's functions have not
been clearly defined, but he Is ex
pected to mlvlse tho president and the
American peaco commissioners on con
stitutional questions relating to tho
leaguu of nations and on matters of
law and of general policy. There Is no
Intimation hero that lie will succeed
any of thu American commissioners
now In France.
Mr. Gregory resigned from the
cabinet with the Intention of practic
ing law, explaining that tho salary of
his position wns not adequate to meet
expects to return to law practice wheu
MM'.,'? , H
, GEORGE B. HOLME8,
Popular Republican Candidate for Judge of the Municipal Court.
GEO. B. HOLMES
Popular and Able Lawyer,
Strongest and Best Man in
Field for Municipal Court
Tho republicans overwhelmingly
nominated Gcorgo D. Holmes for Mu
nicipal court pudge, and ho is tbo best
equipped man In tho rnco.
Gcorgo D. Holmes Is an ablo law
yer, respected by bench, bar and
public. Ho should bo eloctod Judgo ot
tho Municipal court at tho April elec
tion, and ho deserves tho votes ot
men of nil parties on account of his
fitness for tho position.
To show his standing with his fel
low lawyers, it is only noccssnry to
call attontlon to tho tact that ho was
endorsed by tho Chicago Bar Asso
ciation in tho last liar primary, when
ho was placed eighth in a list of
thlrty-Blx In tho ballots cast.
Mr. Holmes is very popular with
all who knows him. Ho Is nfilllated
with a number of organizations, in
cluding tho South End Businoss M,on's
Association, Society Santiago do
Cuba, Sons ot American Revolution,
Thirty-Second Dogrco Mason, Fern
wood Lodgo, No. 238, 1. O. O. F., Coun
cil N. U., No. 313, United States Re
volver Association, Illinois Stato Rifle
Association nnd is Past Division Com
mander Illinois Division, Sons ot Vet
erans. Mr. Holmes' war record: April 20,
1898, to November 17, 1898, in tho
tronchos, slcgo and capturo of Santi
ago do Cuba; sergeant Co. H, 1st Illi
nois Volunteer Infantry; wears two
war department medals; in recent
Moxlcan trouble, on staff ot adjt. gen
oral; Joined Illinois National Guards
on September 1, 1890, as a private in
1st Regiment Infantry, and was pro
moted to corporal sergeant lioutonant,
and served on Major Abel Davis' staff
for flvo years.
The best place in Chicago to buy
diamonds, as everybody knows, Is at
T. N. Donnelly & Co.'s., 24 N. Dear
born street. For over forty years this
well known and rellablo houso bas
been at tho head, of tho diamond trado
of Chicago, and the prices are al
ways reasonable for tbo bost goods
on tho market.
William H. Lyman, the popular for
mar senator and alderman, la at tha
haaa ot the bis publlo contracting
Orm of W. H. Lyman A Co.
Henry Stuckart turned over all tho
interest to tho peoplo as County
Treasurer. Vote for him for City
Charles Molltor, a recognized leader
In tho machinery trado, la one of Chi
cago's loading and most reliable busi
ness men. His name is honored
wherever tan Is known.
James Scala's Italian restaurant at
CI West Monroe street Is vory pop
ular. F. H. Soubold, D. C, one ot the
most prominent chiropractors in Chi
cago, offors to treat all soldlors and
sailors suffering from sciatica, rhou
matlsm, or kindred ailments free ot
charge. Ills office Is in tho Stevens
building, 17 North Stato street.
Fivo bills for stato legislation to
be asked by tho city wero prepared
by tho law department. Tho 'bills
A city manager.
Changes In tho raothod' ot select
ing city controller, city clerk and
Consolidation of tho duties and of
fices of city controller and city
Nonpartisan election ot aldermen.
Consolidation ot local governments,
A special committee on stato legis
lation will pass on the bills before
tbo council Is asked to act on them,
Dixon C. Williams, tho well known
manufacturer, deserves well at the
bands of tho Democratic party. He is
a porn leader.
ALL FOR SWEITZER
The appended list of business and
professional men who havo enlisted
In the Sweltzer cnuso is given out at
tho Sweltzer business mon's head
quarters In tho Ashland block:
Howard Kiting John E. Pfoffcr
II. J. Powers William Horeley
Adolph Karpcu Charles Coppens
C. H. K. Adams Robert Gillospio
Max Elscrnan Christopher Ramni '
John D. 'Gates Karl O. Hcckzoh
Geo. W. Weber II. Brady
Col. Leopold Moss J. P. Gardiner
Theodore Kuchl J.J. Kelly
A.M. Syudacker II. R. Rochostor
F. D. P. Snelllng Jos. W. Cromln
Solomon Kllno W. G. Savago
Frank L. Gcrwlg John Mullen
J. E. Knvanagh J, D. Smith
Joseph Wodoles W. II. Fox
James I. Naghten Oscar Spindlor
Edmund Slobon Thos. A. Smyth
D. F. Brcmncr, Jr. Archio Cohen
William A, Nitzl W. M. Adolman
J. Zngor A. B. Zeilorfreund
A nonpartisan lawyers' committee
has been organized to promoto tho
candidacy of Judgo John M. O'Connor
forro-electlon to tho Superior Court
bench. Among tho lawyers who havo
signed tho appeal aro Alfred S. Aus
trian, Francis, Xj Busch, Daniel L.
Crulco, Clarenco S. Darrow, Edward
F. Dunne, Mitchell D. Follonsboo, S.
S. Gregory, Charles II. Hamill, Frank
Hamlin, Thomas B. Lantry, Roswoll
B. Mason, John S. Miller, Quln O'
Brien, Robort Redfleld, James Rosen
thal, William H. Soxton, Ralph M.
Shaw, Edgar B. Tolman and Sponcor
Jamos Agar, of tho well known John
Agar Packing Company, Is in chargo
of Maclay Hoyno's campaign for
mayor. A better man could not bo
chosen, ns Mr. Agar, nsldo from being
popular with a host 6f friends, is a
successful man of businoss who knows
how to mnnago things well.
Snmuel R, Kaufman tho popular
president of tho famous Congress
Hotel Company nnd head of tho great
Congress Hotol, Is ono of tho most
publlo spirited citizens of Chicago
who Is always keenly nllvo on ovory
thing uplifting tho city and a broad
minded man of affairs who makes
ovoryono who patronizes his hotel
James Scala Is meeting with a great
success and fine patronago in his
Now Italy restaurant on tha second;
floor of CI West Monroo stroot, It Is
vory popular with professional and
William H. Rold, tho City Smoke
Inspoctor, is ono of tho most popular
mon in publlp life. Ho has a big fol
lowing and Is coming to the front
rapidly in Republican politics.
Dennis J, Egan is n Democratic
loader of forco, ability and popularity.
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