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THIRTIETH YEAH, 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 Next Year and
Many Predict That Barasa Is the
Man Who Will Win
llnrasa for stnto's attorney.
Thoro'u n bnttlo cry for you.
Ills friends soy tlmt lie cannot
And, Judging by his record, ho can
not bo bcaton.
Judgo Hnrusa ban proven himself to
be 0110 of the most popular inon In
Every tlmo ho has boon a candidate
for olllco ho has led Ills ticket In tho
number of votes received.
At tho Republican primary for
judge of tho munlclpnl court last Fall,
Judgo Harasa ran ahead of ovory
other candidate for tho nomination,
receiving the highest voto cast at
At tho polls at tho regular election
In Novombor, 1918, ho received 177,
890 votes, over 18,000 more than tho
next highest candidato on either lie
publican or Democratic ticket. ,
Judge Ilarusa has an ImmctiHo per
sonal following In both tho llopubll
can and Democratic parties.
As ho has proven himself to bo
botli popular and Invincible In tho
past, he will certainly bo a strong
contondor for tho olllco of stato's
HAIL TO THE CHIEFS
Democrats, Though Beaten, Are
Praising Brennan, Egan and
Other Leaders, for Good Work
Thompson Showed Courage as Well
ns Strength A Political Tribute
Tim Democratic party, although de
feated In tho lato city olection, mado
0110 of tho bout rights it over mado In
No campaign was hotter managed.
Mr. Sweitzor himself stuck to tho
issuou boforo tho people and In
dulged In no personalities or refer
ences to anybody's religious bollof or
George 13. Hronnun proved hlmsdlf
to ho tho sagacious and nblo political
manasor that ho always was, and
with a dofoctlon of 160,000 alleged
Democratic voters to labor and Indu
pendent candidates, enmo within
22,000 votes of landing a wlnnor in a
registered voto of over 800,000.
Donnls J. Egau, tho prince of po
litical organizers, showod tho load
ers of all parties what a clean, well
organized body of men could do.
Every posslblo voto was brought out
and thoro was not a singlo complaint
of fraud, opprosslou or omission in
any precinct In tho city.
As to tho othor tickets, Mayor
Thompson showed courago and
strength of charactor, and has tho
congratulations of friend and foo for
his clean light.
A friend of Mr. lioyno pays him tho
following tribute In a eulogy In tho
Do you know who treod tho slavos?
Drovo Irish snnkos to early gruvos?
Ho It wob who built tho ark,
Placed tho zoo In Lincoln Park, ,
Sailed tho first Peruvian hark,
Do you know who built tho Sphinx?
Who mixed Cleopatra's drinks,
Who started "Seo America First"?
Pawnod Isabella's diamond 'burst?
In navigation well was versed?
Do you know who won tho war?
I argest WWy Gradation Among
People d Mbtenee ml Stanlag
2 Per Year In Advance.
Slew Philistines with tho amies' Jaw?
Set the whole damn world to right,
Left no credit for Hob Sweitzor,
Lost to Thompson In tho light, sir,
3STII WARD GOES DRY
More Booze Said to Be Buried
Underground Out There Than
in Any Place This Side of Dry
Bone County Michigan.
Ono singlo ward out of Chicago's
thirty-five wards, voted In favor of a
bono dry city, as Bhown by tho of
ficial cniivnin. Oddly enough tho
bailiwick that favored the water
wagon wns tho Thirty-fifth, which is
said to bo tho rosldonco of more
saloonkeepers and bartenders than
any other ward. Tho women's voto
did It. Tho men In tho .ward voted
wot by a majority of 812, whllo the
womon voted dry by n,C8C margin,
hanging up a not Sahara plurality of
It mny bo rclovnnt or not, but tho
Thirty-fifth embraces somo sections
In which excavutlng nctlvltlos woro
reported a month or two ago there
was somo spading in back yards. Jugs
woro burled and plats woro doposlted
In strong lo-.es with an "X" marking
"Tho Thirty-fifth needs to worry
not," commented an olection official.
"They've got enough burled out
tliero to drown any sorrows over
Tho final figures showed a wot ma
jority In Chicago of 242.387. Thoro
wero 70,10.r mon and 85,326 womon
who voted dry, nnd 2G8.503 men and
120,373 women who marked their
NEED HOUSE NUMBERS
Over Half the Residences, Stores,
Apartment Buildings and Other
Structures in Chiccago Are
Tho casual ohsorvor cannot fall to
uotlco that one of tho crying needs
of Chicago Is streot numbers on tlia
Since tho passage of tho new streot
car ordinance, which iirovlrtos for
tho stopping of tho cars nt oven
numborcd cornors only, tho absonco
of tho numhors Is painfully notlce
nblo, and much nnnoyauco is folt in
Lottor carriers and others who liavo
long suffered from this flagrant dis
regard of tho law requiring numbers
on ovory houso, havo grown tired of
uttering complnlnts. No attontlon
was paid to them.
Wholo blocks all ovor Chicago aro
without numhors, and no ono In au
thority appears to caro about tho
CHAD'S CHECK CHASED
Suporlntondont of Schools Chad
soy has his first pay chock from tho
city, hut ho won't cash It. Tho city
treasurer announedd that on advlco
of counsol ho would not honor tho
check. Tho chock got to Mr. Chad
soy hy mlstnko, tho administration
questioning his tltlo 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 wns soon
as a possibility whon tho olection
commission took up tho tusk of re
disricting required under tho law
every four years.
JJy action of tho stuto legislature
tho maximum numbor of voters per
precinct has boon Increased from 400
It Is expected that the rcdlstrictlng
will ho comploted in tlmo for next
i ear's olection. Tho reduction In
tho numbor of precincts is expected
to snvo tho public a largo sum.
LINK BY CHRISTMAS
With tho assurance that tho first
delivery of stool for tho super-struc
ture for tho Michigan boulevard link
would bo dollvored hy Juno 1, Presi
dent Michael J. Fnherty of tho Hoard
of Local Improvomonts announced
ho is moro cortnln tlmt automobllos
will bo using tho now bridgo by
Christmas. Tho Croat Lakes Drodgo
& Dock Company says Its ordors will
bo given proccdenco by tho stool
The So-Called Legal Fraternity
Rotten With Alleged Lawyers,
Who Live Upon the Sorrows
Tho Chicago legal 'ratorntty needs
a purgative. It Is too full of crooks
and blackmailers who aro living upon
tho misfortunes of ethers. Follows
who have given up Ml sorts of Jobs
where they had an opportunity to got
hold of other people's troubles, like
discharged nnd discredited former
nsslstant public attorneys, and other
vermin of that Ilk ar.o reported to be
thriving Just now. Ono long-haired,
spindle-shanked scoundrel, who held
m olllcial Job long enough to get on
both sides of a cortnln dlvorco ense,
Is reported to have qulto "a meal
ticket working both Jidea of It. He
Is only ono of many. This class of
vermin Is boosted nnd aided by cer
tain "reform" associations, some of
which aro paid oui of tho public
funds nnd aro "authorized" black
The oxposuro of theBO frauds Is cer
tain to come, and will shako tho
daylights out of tho legal crooks,
who now fntten on human misery.
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GOVERNOR FRANK O. LOWDEN,
The Popular Chief Executive of Illinois.
JOHN F. SMULSKI FIRST
OF NEW POLAND
John P. Smulskl of Chicago pro
sontcd his credentials to tho state
department ns roprosontntlvo In tho
United Stntes of tho national Polish
commission In Paris and tho now
Polish govornmont. Thoy woro rec
ognized by tho doparttnont and Mr.
Smulskl will bo tho diplomatic rop
rosontntlvo of tho now ropuhllo until
a regular minister is nppolntod. Mr
Smulskl has received encouraging
assurances from this govornmont re
lating to tho mattor of financial
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
of Future Honors
Harry It. Gibbons, tho popular
County Treasurer of Chicago and
Cook Co;inty, Is a Star of Hope for
tho Democratic party.
Ho is a business man, whoso pop
ularity with tho people has been
proven over nnd over again.
Already they aro talking of mnk-
lug him mayor when his prosont term
of olllco expires, which It will Just
before tho next mayoralty election.
Already thoy aro figuring htm a
winner, and on tho fnco of tho of
ficial roturns from tho last two elec
tions In Chicago ho cannot fail to bo
a winner if ho runs for mayor.
Tho figures must bo tnkon from tho
men's voto cust for Gibbons for
County Treasuror in November last,
and tho men's voto cast for Thomp
son for mayor this spring.
This Is necessary, becauso women
do not voto for County Treasuror.
Iloro aro tho figures, men's votes
(Jibbons, for Treasurer, 1018. 177,514
Thompson for Mayor, 1910... 101,321
Gibbons ovor Thompson.... 10,223
Gibbons is making an excellent
County Treasuror, and Is not both
ering nbout tiny othor olllco.
nut us figures novor Ho, you can-
I not blamo Domocrnts who v;unt to
elect a Democratic Mayor next time
for wishing Harry 11. Gibbons long
life and happiness.
Ho is a mascot.
Stuckart Ran Like a Race
Horse, as Usual, for City
Tho olllcial results wero handed
out on Monday by tho election com
missioners. Mayor Thompson's olllcial plurality
Is 21,022. Tho canvass of tho voto
by tho eloctlon board Just comploted,
gavo tho mayor a net gain of 4,122
.oir his plurality on tho poflco re
turns. Tho total voto cast in Chicago
almost reached tho 700,000 mark. It
stands at 000.020, of which 440,100
votes were cast by men nnd 238,851
by women. It Is approximately 88
per cont of tho registration.
Tho pluralities of winning alder
munjc candidates woro tubulated as
1 Kounn, 1) 0,302
2 Andorson, It 10,020
3 I'assmoro, It 2,380
4 Ilogan, D 2.744
5 McDonough. 1) C87
McCormlck. II lG.HCO
t'i Eaton, It 7.019
7 Fetter. It 10,413
K Woodhull. 1) 2,3r
0 Mnddorom, It 3,023
10 Klaus, D -11)1
11 Cullortoq, D 4.117
12 t'ennnk. D 2,024
13 Shaffer, It 1.838
14 Maypole. D 220
in Knlndl. D 7S0
10 Kunz, I) 3.201
17 Adnmjlewle, D S52
18 Touhy, I") 1,035
10 Powers, 1) 3,101
20 Pick. D 8.r7
21 Crowe. D 2,148
22 Illbboler. U 22
23 Wallace, It 10,337
24 Dorney, II r3l
IT. Cnpltaln, U 5,103
IN THE LEGISLATURE
Work of Illinois
Tho Chicago real estnto board
twice within tho last threo weeks has
disproved tho bill Introduced In tho
legislature by Senator Glackln to
amend tho state law as to public
hearings on supplemental assess
monts. Tho Glackln bill's purposo Is
to vulldnto a supplemental assess
ment against prlxato property
approximately $2,030,000 to pay part
of tho increased cost of tho Michigan
Tho city failed to hold second pub
lic hearings boforo Instituting tho
supplemental assossiuont, and a re
cent decision hy Judgo Hoover in tho
County court throws u 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
peso of tho Glackln hill.
Speeding up In tho senato commit
tee's Investigation of tho cost of
building materials will result in a
roport of tho committee In about two
weoks, according to Senator John
Dalley, chairman of tho commltteo
which has boon In sosslon in Chicago.
Senator Dalley wants to hold sessions
In Chicago nil next week In tho hope
of finishing tho Investigation
"If prices aro too high, or If pres
ent prices aro reatonablo and Btable
WJIOL13 M'MlSHIt 15H8
2tV Llpps. II 5,152
27 Armltago. It 1.527
28 Smith, D 2.081!
20 Kovarlk. I) 1,510
30 Hums, 11 002
31 Ilogan. It 074
32-risher. II 3.024
33 darner, II 8.537
31 Kostner. I) 2,588
35-Clurk. I) 5,211
M'M. Women Total
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nuputiit'k, t. ... ilm'.ii i:i,:i7i; r,-,.ji;io
lioyin. I t',7,s:t- I3.i'ni lin.MH
CnlllllH. S h,M- M7 JI.OiS
c'iiriii. s. 1. 1,2ns r.s) i.ms
TIiiiiupmiii'k plurality. 21.C22.
Hlllf-kurt. U 1?!'.I5'J iitf.lCS 275.U27
UiiliMlow, It. . . .ltiii.219 yr.,77.1 i!i!l,!i!i2
Tin Ui-txoti, 1 3.2i; ii.XW I2,fitin
IliiWf. H l!i.S3 !l.:i2'l 2K,S'I2
Mrdll.lMill. SI,... 2.278 1,121 .1,102
Sualmrt'H plurality, 13,035.
But All the Alcohol That For
eigners Want, Free of Tax.
Tho prohibition fanatic-Ism Is
working out charmingly for the fa
natics. Alcohol is subject to a tax
of $11 por gallon if lined in the
If made In tho United States anil
shipped out of the country it pays
no ta at all to Uncle Sam.
Seo how It works.
The following Associated Press
dispatch in that eminently diy organ,
the Chicago Tribune, for Sundu,
April 0. 1!H!, tells how the thing
Peoria. III.. April 5.-The largest
single shipment of alcohol ever
made In the United States was sent
out of Peoria today by the firout
Western distillery for Sweden, when
a solid train of thirty-six cars con
veyed 350,000 gallons to a seaport
Another shipment of tho same cnll
bor Is to ho inudo on Tuesday.
Tho shipment was valued nt $012,
500. Under the law all alcohol ex
ported Is tax exempt; otherwlso
tho shipment would ho worth $5,250,
000. The alcohol was shipped in 55 and
110-gallon steel drums.
the public Is entitled to Know it and
the builders should bo advised." -.ilit
Chad man Dallo. "Wo expect to take
up tho coinont situation and pos
sibly touch on lumber. If wo tan ;oc
figures on factory cost we can easily
figure up fielght nnd Jncron-e in
wages and other things and find nut
whether the prosont retail ui.irkct
price Is too high."
Senator Dalley Is inclined to tliliiK.
from tho evldoneo tnkon, that the
murkot prlco of common Inill.llim
brick, $12 a thousand, is a bit' high,
nnd that tho brick men havo long had
nit organization In one form or an
other which fixes prleos. Ho is not
taking snap Judgment on this, how
ever, and will not recommend lowor
pi Ices or piesent prices until all tho
figures are In nnd tho commltteo
has onded Its deliberations. Tho brick
men decline that the cannot mako
a profit under $12
Lvgett Weekly Grculttka Aawnj
PcopJt of Infiucne uxl S4amS3