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Offlea at Chicago, Illinois, unaer Act
THIRTIETH YEAR, NO.
BARASA A WINNER
Popular Judge Who Headed Poll at the
Primary ajnd Regular Elections
Talked of for State's Attorney
Election for That Office Occurs
Many Predict' That Barasa
Man Who Will Win
Darasa for state's attorney.
There's a battle cry for you.
Ills friends sny that ho ennnot
And, judging by hln record, ho can
not bo beaten.
Judgo Dnrusa has proven himself to
bo ono of the most popular mon In
Every tlmo ho has been a candldato
for otllco ho has led his ticket In tho
number of votes rocelvod.
At tho Republican primary for
Judgo of tho municipal court last Fall,
Judgo Ilarasa ran ahead of ovory
other candldato for tho nomination,
roceiving tho highest voto cast at
At tho polls at tho regular election
in November, 1918, ho received 177,
890 votes, ovor 18,000 moro than tho
next highest candldato on either Re
publican or Democratic ticket. ,
Judgo Barasa has an Immense per
sonal following in both tho Republi
can and Democratic parties.
As hu has provon hlmsolf to bo
both popular and lnvinclblo in tho
past, ho will cort'alnly bo a strong
contender for tho ofllco of stato's
HAIL TO THE CHIEFS
Democrats, Though Beaten, Are
Praising Brcnnan, Egan and
Other Leaders, for Good Work
Thompcon Showed Courage as Well
as 8trength A Political Tribute
Tho Democratic party, although de
feated in tho lato city election, made
ono of tho bost fights it over mado in
No campaign was hotter managed.
Mr. Sweltzor himsolf stuck to tho
issues beforo tho peoplo and in
dulged In no porsonalltlos or rofor
ences to anybody's religious boliof or
Goorgo E. Dronnan proved himself
to bo tho sagacious and ablo political
manager that ho always was, and
with a defection of 150,000 allogod
Democratic voters to labor and Inde
pendent candidates, camo within
22,000 votos of landing a wlnnor in a
registered voto of, ovor 800,000.
Dennis J. Egau, tho prlnco of po
litical organizers, showed tho load
ers of all partlos what n clean, well
organized body of mon could do.
Evory posslblo voto was brought out
and thoro was not u slnglo complaint
of fraud, oppression or omission in
any precinct in tho city.
As to tho other tickets, Mayor
Thompson showed courago and
strength of character, and has tho
congratulations of friend and foo for
his cloan tight.
A friend of Mr. Hoyno pays him tho
following trlbuto in a eulogy, in tho
Do you know who frood tho slaves?
Drove Irish snakes to early graves?
Ho It was who built tho ark,
Placed tho zoo In Lincoln Park, ,
Balled tho first Peruvian bark,
Do you know who built the Sphinx?
. Maclay Hoyno.
Who mlxod Cleopatra's drinks,
' Maclay Hoyno,
Who started "Soo America First"?
Pawned Isabella's diamond 'burst?
In navigation well was versed?
Do you know who won tho war?
I argett WmUf Gbculttim Among
11. IBM. at tha Peat Office of Publication,
of March 3, 1171. 179 W. Washington St., Chicago, III.
$2 Per Year In Advance.
Slow Phlllstlnos with tho asBcs' jaw?
Sot tho wholo damn world to right,
Left no credit for Dob Sweltzor,
Lost to Thompson in tho fight, sir,
35TII WARD GOES DRY
More Booze Said to Be Buried
Underground Out There Than
in Any Place This Side of Dry
Bone County Michigan.
Ono slnglo ward out of Chicago's
thlrty-flvo wards, voted in favor of a
bono dry city, as shown 'by the .of-1
flclnl canvass: OddiV'onouRlrtalthQZ
bailiwick that favorod tho water
wagon was tho Thirty-fifth, which is
said to bo tho rosldonco of moro
saloonkoopors and bartenders than
any other ward. Tho women's voto
did It. Tha mon In tho ivnrd voted
wot by a majority of 812, whllo tho
women voted dry by 5.G80 margin,
hanging up a not Sahara plurality of
It may bo rolovant or not, but tho
Thirty-fifth ombracos somo sections
In which excavating activities woro
roportod n month or two ago thoro
was somo spading in back yards. Jugs
woro burled and plats woro deposited
in strong bores with nn "X" marking
"Tho Thirty-fifth noods to worry
not," commented an election official.
"Thoy'vo got enough burled out
thoro to drown any sorrows ovor
Tho final figures showed a wot ma
jority In Chicago of 242,387. Thoro
woro 70,165 men and 85,326 women
who voted dry, and 268,505 mon and
129,373 women who marked tholr
NEED HOUSE NUMBERS
Over Half the Residences, Stores,
Apartment Buildings and Other
Structures in Chiccago Are
Tho casual obsorvor cannot full to
nottco that ono of tho crying ncods
of Chicago' Is street numbors on tho
Slnco tho passage of tho new street
car ordinance which provides fpv
tho stopping of tho cars at oven
numborod cornors only, tho absonco
of tho numbors is painfully notice
ablo, and much annoyanco is folt in
Lottor carriers and othors who havo
long suffered from this flagrant dis
regard of tho law requiring numbors
on ovory house, havo grown tired of
uttering complaints. No attontlon
was paid to them.
Wholo blocks all ovor Chicago nro
without numbors, and no ono In au
thority appears to caro about tho
CHAD'S CHECK CHASED
Superintendent of Schools Chad
soy has his first pay chock from tho
city, but ho won't cash It. Tho city
treasurer announced that on "advice
of counsol ho would not honor tho
check. Tho chock got to Mr. Chad
soy by mistake, tho administration
questioning his titlo to tho job.
MORE VOTERS FOR
A reduction in tho numbor of Chi
cago voting precincts from tho pres
ent numbor of 2,215 to 2,000 was seen
as a possibility whon tho eloctton
Next Year and
commission took up tho task of re
disricting required under tho law
every four years.
T)y action of tho stato legislature
tho maximum numbor of voters per
precinct has been increased from 400
It is expected that tho redisricting
will bo comploted in tlmo for noxt
year's election. Tho reduction in
tho numbor of precincts Is oxpocted
to snvo tho public a large sum.
LINK BY CHRISTMAS
With tho assuranco that tho first
dolivory of steel for tho supor-struc-turo
for tho Michigan boulevard link
would bo dollvorod by Juno 1, Presi
dent Michael J. Fahorty of tho Uoard
of Local Improvements announced
ho is moro cortain that automobllos
will bo using tho now brldgo by
Christmas, Tho Groat Lakes Drodgo
& Dock Company Bays Its ordors will
bo glvon precedonco by tho stool
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INDEPENDENT IN ALL THINGS, NEUTRAL
The So-Called Legal Fraternity
Rotten With Alleged Lawyers,
Who Live Uponthe Sorrows
of Others. V
Tho Chicago Icgalfratcrnlty needs
a purgative. It is too full.;of crooks
and blackmailers who are. living upon
tho misfortunes of others.' Fellows
who have glvon up'fcuvsorts of Jobs
whero they had an opportunity to got
hold of other pcoplcV'trpublcs, like
discharged and discredited former
assistant public attornoyUT and other
vermin of that Ilk afp reported to bo
thriving just nowi Ono long-haired,
spindle-shanked scoundrel, who held
nn official Job long enough to got on
both sides of a certain ;dlvorco case,
Is roportod to have' quite "a meal
ticket working both aides of It. Ho
Ih only ono of manyi This class of
vermin is boosted and) aided by cer
tain "reform" associations, somo of
which nro paid outjfofii tho public
funds and nro "authorized" black
Tho oxposuro of thoBoTfrauda is cor
tain to come, and;kwltl shako tha
daylights out of tho'ajegal crooks,
who now fatten on human misery.
GOVERNOR FRANK O. LOWDEN,
The Popular Chief Executive of Illinois.
JOHN F. SMULSKI FIRST
OF NEW POLAND
John F. Smulskl of Chicago pro
sonted his credentials to tho stato
department ns roprosontatlvo In tho
United States of tho national Polish
commission in Taris and tho now
Polish govornmont. Thoy woro rec
ognized by tho department and, Mr.
Smulskl will bo tho diplomats rep
resentative of tho now republic until
a rogulur minister Is nppolntod. Mr.
Smulskl has rocolvod oncouraglng
assurances from this govornmont ro-
InMiti 4n Mia vtintini nf fliinnnlnl
credits for Poland in tho near future.
It Is the Star of Hope That Is Now
Shining Through the Clouds
for the Democrats
Phenomenal Vote-Getting Strength of the Popular
County Treasurer Makes Party Think
oi Future Honors
Harry R. Gibbons, tho popular
County Trcasuror of Chicago and
Cook Coiinty, Is n Star of Hopo for
tho Democratic party.
Ho Is n business man, whoso pop
ularity -with tho peoplo has been
proven over and ovor again.
Already they aro talking of mak-
lug htm mayor whon his prosout torm
of olllco expires, which It will Just
beforo tho noxt mayoralty olcctlon.
Already thoy aro figuring him a
wlnnor, and on tho faco of tho of
ficial returns from tho last two elec
tions In Chicago ho cannot fall to bo
a wlnnor If ho runs for mayor.
Tho flguros must bo taken from tho
mon's voto cast for Gibbons for
County Treasurer in Novembor last,
and tho men's voto cast for Thomp
son for mayor this spring.
This 1b necessary, becauso women
do not voto for County Treasurer.
Horo aro tho flguros, mon's votos
Gibbons, for Treasurer, 1918. 177,544
Thompson for Mayor, 1919... 101,321
Gibbons ovor Thompson.... 10,223
Gibbons is making an oxcollont
County Treasurer, and Is not both-
orlng about any other olllco
Tliif nc flcnrna tinvnr lift, vnn o.nn-
not blamo Domocrats who v;ant to
Entered as Second Class Matter October 11, 1M, at JM
Office at Chicago, Illinois, under Act of Mart a. Mm
elect a Democratic Mayor next tlmo
for wishing Harry It. Gibbons long
Ufa and happiness.
Ho Is u mascot.
Stuckart Ran Like a Race
Horse, as Usual, for City
Tho olllclal results wero handed
out on Monday by tho election com
missioners. Mayor Thompson's olllclal plurality
is 21,622. Tho canvass of tu'o,voto
by tho cloction board Just completed,
gavo tho mayor a net gain of 4J122
(ovjir his plurality, on tho police jo
turrisrTnV total' voVo'cast In Chicago
almost reached tho 700,000 mark. It
stands nt 699,020, of which 440,169
votes woro cast by mon and 258,851
by women. It is approximately 88
per cont of tho registration.
Tha pluralities of winning alder
inanjc candidates woro tabulated as
1 Kennn, D 6,302
2 Anderson. R 10,920
3 Passmoro, It 2,386
4 Hogan, D 2,744
5 McDonough, D 687
0 McCormlck, It 15,560
6 Eaton, R 7,919
7 Fotzcr. It 10,443
8 Woodhull, D 2,935
9 Mnddorom, R 3,023
10 Klaus, D 494
11 Cullortoq. D 4,417
12 Cermak, D 2,024
13 Shaffor, R 1,838
14 Maypolo, D 226
15 Knlndl, D 780
1G Kunz, D 3,261
17 Adnmjlowlcz, D 852
18 Touhy, D 4,035
19 Powers, D 3,101
20 FIck, D i 857
21 Crowo, D 2,448
22 Hlbboler. R 22
23 Wallace R 10,337
24 Dornoy, It 53
25 Capltaln, It 5,103
IN THE LEGISLATURE
Work of Illinois
Tho Chicago real estate board
twice within tho last threo weeks has
disproved tho bill Introduced In tho
logislaturo by Senator Glackln to
amend tho stato law bb to publlo
hoarings on supplemental assess
inentB, Tho Glackln bill's purposo Is
to validate a supplemental assess
ment against prlvato property
approximately $2,650,000 to pay part
of tho increased cost of tho Michigan
Tho city failed to hold second pub
llo honrlngB boforo Instituting tho
supplemental assessment, and a ro
cont decision by Judgo Hoover In tho
County court throws a question ovor
tho legality of tho city's proceedings.
To clear up this doubt and to oxpo
dlto tho link's completion Is ono pur
pono of tho Glackln bill.
Speeding up In tho sonato commit
teo's Investigation of tho cost of
building materials will rosult in a
report of tho committee In about two
wooks, according to Sonator John
Dalloy, chairman of tho committee
which has boon in sosslon In Chlcugo.
Senator Dalloy wants to hold bossIoiih
In Chicago all noxt week In tho hopo
of finishing tho investigation.
"If prices aro too high, or If pros-
ont prlcos nro roasonablo and stnblo
WHOLE JN U AIDER 15158
26 LIppB, R 5,152
27 Armltugo, R 1,527
28 imltli, D 2,080
29 Kovnrlk, D 1,510
30 Uurnv, It .' 662
.11 Hogan. R G74
32 Fisher, R 9,024
33 Gnrnor, R 8,537
34 Kostner, D 2,588
35-Clark, D 5,241
Mon. Women. Total.
ThompKon. it igi.ssi ns.r.ii- sbs.sju
.Sweltzor. I) 14fi,J0O !1,21(1 MS.ZOfi
Kiizputrick, u .... 4L',nu in,:i7f, cri.u'jo
Hoyno, 1 I7,S37 -1.1,1164 110.MH
coiiimh, 8 ir,,rc2 s.r.iv :i,07
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Thompnon'H plunillty, 21,622,
Htucknrt. U 171MS9 fl0,4CS 275,027
Ullllkchow, It 1GG.210 9r,7?.t 2m,92
Torkalson, U 33,280 ,33ll ll.'.r.OO
How... H ld.Sr.a ,2'J 28,892
Mrtllblmil, 8. U ... 2,278 1,121 3,403
HtucUiirt'H plurality, 13,936.
PROHIBITION FOR YANKS
But All the Alcohol That For
eigners Want, Free of Tax.
Tho prohibition fanaticism Is
working out charmingly for tho fa
natics. Alcohol is subject to a tnx
of $14 por gallon If used in the
If mado In tho United States and
shipped out of tho country It pays
no tax nt all to Uncle Sam.
Seo how It works.
The following Associated Press
dispatch in that omluontly dry organ,
tho Chicago Tribune, for Sunday,
April C, 1919, tells how tho thing
Peoria. 111., April 5. The largest
slnglo Hhlpmont of alcohol over
mado In tho United States was sent
out of Peoria todny by tho Groat
WestQrn distillery for Sweden, whon
n solid train of thirty-six cars con
voyed 350,000 gallons to a seaport.
Another shipment of tho sninu call
bor Ih to bo mado on Tuesday.
Tho shipment was valued at ?012,
500. Under tho law all alcohol ex
ported Is tax exempt; otherwise
tho shlpmont would bo worth ?5,250,
000. Tho alcohol was shipped In 55 and
110-gnllon steel drums.
tho public 1b entitled to know It, and
tho builders should bo advised," said
Chairman Dalloy. "Wo expect to tuko
up tho comont situation and pos
sibly touch on lumbor. If wo can got
flguros on factory cost wo can easily
Ilguro up freight and Jucroaso In
wngo3 and other things and find out
whether tho present retail markot
prlco la too high."
Sonator Dalloy is inclined to think,
from tho ovldonco taken, that tho
markot prlco of common building
brick, $12 a thousand, Is a bit' high,
and that tho brick mon havo long had
nn organization In ono form or an
other which llxos prlcos. Ho is not
taking snap Judgmont on this, how
ovor, and will not recommend lowor
prlcos or prosout prlcos until all tho
llgures nro In and tho commlttco
has ended its deliberations. Tho brick
mon declaro that thoy cannot mako
n profit undor $12.
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