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ES"' ISHED OCTOBER 5, 18S9
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SATURDAY, JUNE 14, 1919.
TAX EATERS ARE BUSY.
Chicago 1 ut tho mercy of tax enters
ntul homo owners tire their principal
vktlniH. The Tribune recently voiced
public sentiment when It Raid:
Some citizens will perhaps feel
that such organizations as tho Civic
Federation flre Inclined to place too
much emphasis on the mere effort to
Keep taxes down, without In every
ias giving sulllclont regard to tho
needs of the community. Hut when
wo consider the natural tendency of
legislative bodies to spend more and
moro money and a consequent ten
doue.i to Increase taxes wo must real
l7o that the organizations In ques
tion are performing it real sen Ice.
A recent bulletin Issued by the
Civic Federation shows that the total
increases for earh $100 assessed valu
ation now pending at Sprlngllcld ag
gregate 2.40. In other words, a man
owning a $1,000 homo would liavo to
pay about $S0 70 in taxes Instead of
?'l 20 as nt present.
We agree with the Civic Federation
that the Increases In prices and
wages do not seom to justify so large
un ndi unco In taxes. "Tho drive on
th" part of those Interested In spend
tig public funds," sn8 the federa
tion. "Is stronger now than at any
pr"iious time, and piompt action on
the part of tho public Is necessary
to offset It."
Tho federation objects to a number
of Increases on tho ground that they
n 111 raise more funds than are neces
sary. In particular tho federation
does not believe that Chicago needs
n rate of S2 33 or even $2 23, as it
was llxod In tho house. Wo believe
it is important not to restrict any gov
ernmental agency unduly at tho pres
ent time, but it Is also important
when tho burden of war taxation fnlls
so heavily on the country to keep
other taxes as low as consistently pos
sible It Is tho duty of tho legisla
ture to examine each proposal with
these Ideas in mind.
THE CITY COUNCIL
Ordinance Reported in to Secure
Reduction in Food Prices.
Ordinance Requiring All Autos to
Stop at All Street Car Crossings.
The committee on public health re
ported in an ordlnanco providing for
,i department of markets and foods
Th aldormon bellovo tho bureau will
Play an lmportunt part in sieirlng a
rMlwtton In food prices The ordi
r.im provides for a director at $"
' " u year, a corps of assist, in s and
n adilstory commission of Mirer al
..nun and eight other citizen
!d-nnan A. A McCormttk dnr
r .n of tho council committer rr r '
i rnv, rehabilitation, and wuMii
r. that this ordlnnnco to r r d
i n committee.
1 he health committer- had i ' 11
. ring on tho question and t '
,i ioie raised against i 11
M.! rman Lyle "Wo nr-. d
-. m We don't need nn f int
vtion on the ordlnanr . i
r. 1 until the next meeting I i
liir-rman Max Adamow-lM
(.lutions hlrh More unn-i i
, ,,tf(j asking that the prn i
-! t,ly takf anion on tin j r
' non bills
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FRANK JOHNSTON, JR.,
Popular Judge of the Circuit Court.
Police captains at all stations haie
been ordeted to take particular pre
cautions to see that tho Sunday clos
ing law Is strictly enforced. Chief
of Police .lohu .1. Clarrlty has Issued
special Instructions to the captains
notifying them that they will bo held
personally responsible for all viola
tions In their districts.
"As July 1 draws near, the saloon
keepers are becoming bolder every
day,'' said the chief. "They don't
care now whether they lose their li
censes or not ntul are willing to take
tho risk of keeping open on Sunday
and accepting the consequences. Ar
rests will be mnde tomorrow In ev
ery saloon which delles tho law."
TO CELEBRATE THE
Tho movement to haie big neigh
borhood celebrations on July 1 Is
Among those working for It nro
Frank I). Gardner, representing for
eign language newspapers; Max Loeb,
citizens' committee on legislation;
William A. Doyle, Iroquois club;
Thomas W. Allison. City club; Mrs.
Henry Chenuy. Woman's City club;
William Y lline. Lincoln Park board;
Aldermun F. W l.Ipps, Henry Zander,
Vnlty ittili. and Mrs. Mlnnlo flrcon
batim, women's clubs.
WHERE !S THE MONEY?
People With Bills Against the
Late Republican Campaign
Committee Arc Wondering
Who Went South.
People with unpaid bits against tho
late Republican Campaign Committee
aro wondering who went south with
For aught the poor crcdltorh know
It may havo been Invested In oil or
smoke or something elso connected
i LeHBNKr.- 'K?alk
xm iMTtH v i it" i" ' r i i f I i ntfTTHTT Tu&MBbflflH
Popular Judge of the Circuit Court.
ELKS CONVENTION FOR
Chicago Iulge No, -I of tho Kilts
Is working hard to bring tho National
i:iks' Convention of 1H20 to Chicago.
It Is estimated that this convention
would bring to Chicago 100.000 vlsl
tots, including their Hlks and their
families, for tho period of one week.
The campaign to capture the conven
tion for this city will be llnuuccd by
the Kilts' grand reunion committee,
which will glvo a barbectio at Whlto
Sox park on Juno 2S for the purpose
of Hii oiling tho campaign fund.
The plans for getting the Kilts' con
lentlon, as well as other civic activi
ties which tho Chicago Klks will un
dertake during tho present year, will
bo outlined to tin1 17." city olllclals
who will attend the banquet.
20TH CENTURY CAFE
Richard M Donnelly, tho popular
manager of tho famous 20th Century
cafo at the southwest cot nor of Stato
mid Adams streets, Is receiving tho
congratulations or his frlonds on
being at tho head of tho most beau
tiful restaurant In Chicago and ono
of the llnost In the wot Id. Science
Is brought to the aid of nature iliul
tho temperature in summer never
rises above 72 degrees. It Is cool
thero on tho hottest days. Among
the many features of this most at
tractive testiiiirant ato the speilal
plate lunches, the Sunday chicken
dinners and the alluring, cooling and
appetizing soda fountain drinks and
dishes. Special arranged tea parties
are very popular there.
Kdward F. Dunne and William J
Corboy announce tliu lemoval of their
otlltes to tho Rookery. 2(l! South I.a
Sallo street, whore they will con
tinue the general piactlce of tho law
as successors to Dunne, Murphy &.
Dunne, which tlrin has been dissolved
by reason of tho removal of Danlol P.
Murphy and Kdward F. Dunne, Jr., to
New York City.
YORK: RED-HEADED PEACEP1AKER
wMtty1 tilrfn NtHipnpVr Union
1M, 1887, ono of 11 children. Ho Is n farmer find blncksmlth. lie provides
tor his mother, one brother ami three little sisters. He Is 0 feet and weighs
205 pounds, in. is red headed. Ho Is sure death with both rllle and pistol.
Ho used to drink n little, gamble it little and Mvear. lie quit In 1010
imd Joined the Church of Christ mid Christian Union, of which he Is second
elder and Ringing lender. He was a conscientious objector. Ills captnln con
vinced lit in In camp that It wiih his duly to act us tho peacemaker In l'urepe.
HOUSE'S INFLUENCE ON WILSON
Statesmen and laymen have specu
lated much upon the qualities pos
sessed by Col. Kdwnrd M. House which
glie him an Intliieiico over President
U'IImii not posM'ssed by any other In
dividual not even by any member of
Kvory now mid then something
comes from Fnrl that tends to throw
light on this mystery. For example,
It Is now said that the American
body of exports at the pence confer
ence is prohuhl.i the most notable In
nttoudiiucc mid that Colmnd House Is
tif be thanked for Its organisation.
It Is also said that Colonel House's
great Inlluonce with the pi cldent Is
unquestionably due, primarily, to the
fact that tho president has found In
the colonel a complement lor his own
The president's mind runs to prin
ciples Is Inclined to shirk details.
Relying greatly upon the power of his
eloquence, ho Is Inclined to be content with generalization.
Colonel llntifo never made u speech In his life. Ho Is unsentimental,
lie Is Iniluenced only by facts, lie wants all the facts.
MISS ALICE PAUL:
She resolved to take polities as
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GARFIELD AND NATURAL RESOURCES
Harry A. Oarlleld, though tetlr
Ing from the directorship of the United
States fuel administration, remains In
the public ce by reason of his con
nection with n possible program of
governmental activities In connection
with natural ie-ources,
Prctdih'iit Wilson Is expected to
present to c. across a program which
will provide lor government ns-oela.-Hon
In the ilcclopincnt of coal, idl and
gas resources Ills plan Is not one of
outright go ei anient ownership, It Is
said, but mie width contemplates a
supervision mil direction which will
make Iinpoililo prlvatel.i owned mo
nopolies of ilie-o natural lesoiiroes.
For sixiie tmo Doctor (inillebl has
been working mit a plan for the pi evi
dent. The purpose. It Is understood,
would be in lilitaln a more equitable
distribution nl these neu-.itles if In
dtlstrlnl Hie nil clllillllnto the capita
llstle dlciiiiin-lilp which lias heretufuro
been In cllict
COLORED LEAGUE" OF NATIONS
atetok-; . fob.
, Si i yfefe ?'lS 1 1 R iV. "5i iSTtSik
While ill' '. Iiii,. colllilllts uiiliil , ! 1"
ben. rii! nut rlur liutionulilics wuiild
Sergt. Alvln C. York, Pall Mali,
Fentress county, Tenn., Three Hun
dred and Twenty-eighth Infantry,
Klghty-second division (All-America),
has been proclaimed as "the soldier
who has distinguished himself above
nil men In the war in the achievement
of the greatest Individual deed In his
tory." This deed Is really it little bat
tle In Itself, but told us briefly as pos
sible It Is this:
York, then corporal. October 8,
10IS, killed 20 Hermans with his rllle
unit pistol ; captured 1.T- prisoners, In
cluding n major and three lieutenant;
put 35 machine guns out of business,
and thereby broke tip tin entire bat
talion which was about to counter-tit-lack
against the Americans on lllll 223
In the Argotine socttfr, near Chatel
Chchery. Pall Mall Is n mountain cross
roads with possibly 20 houses scattered
about. York was born there December
"JOAN OF ARC" I
Alice Paul, national chairman of
tho National Woman's party, Is called
by her friends "Joan of Arc." In three
years she has raised moro than J?;!0O,
000 ami has formed a national organi
zation of no.OOO members.
This militant lender of woman's
suffrage forces Is n Quaker. At llrst
sight, In rcpoM, she looks that part
more than the militant siilTraglst who,
for picketing the president, received
a sentence of seven mouths' Imprison
ment. Her manners aro quiet, her
voice low. She Is apt to keep her
hands crossed on her lap. It Is only
on close scrutiny that ono perceives
her umlcrl.ilng tlrmness mid ability to
light to a llulsh.
Miss Paul Is a graduate of Swarth
more college and, after a collide In the
Now York School of Plilliintlirirpy,
went to Kiiglaud to study labor prob
lems In tho Fnlversltles of London
she found It.
Sililitnr Heed nl MNsuiirl, though
a Deuiod'at. N opposul in ilni league
of nations. Spid,ii)g ntaiiist It iii tho
si'll.lte the oilier iu. he mnile II new
point when he called it ii "eoloied
"All esaniln.Mi.iu of the lueiubei
ship of this plesenl leiiKUo," Seiialoi
Heed said, "will llisi iistnulsh and then
iiroiise t In liiiliiiailiiu of oi ory
Ihnllglllt'lll lllllll. It Will come, lis a
dlMtluct sliocli, tlist, Unit this Is a
eiiliired league of linllniis. That Is to
say, tho iniijurli.i of iiiiiIiiiis compos
ing the league do inn lieliiug the
while nun', on iho loninuy, they are
tl ciiligloinernto ol the bluck, jellow,
brown and red races, ireiiueiitly so
interinlM'd and lonimliu'led us to con
stitute an uuvliissUlabie mongrel
The senator showed that countries
classllled as "dark" were 17 In iiilui
ber. with a population of 811,000,000,
with a population of 2S0.000,000,
have Mime lotlug .stt'cnyth us America.
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Merchant Miller, Financial Leader
HELLO! NEW RATES
(Continued from page 1.)
In excess of the guaranteed number
of calls will pa.i much less for their
service than hotetoforo.
The equipment on the subscribers'
ptemlses will be tho snme ns now.
The messages will bo registered on
meters In the exchnnges.
There tire about 270,000 of tho four
party lino "Nickel n day" telephones)
Kven In the pre-war times, this serv
ice wait furnished nt a loss variously
estimated at from $H.00 to $0.00 per
telephone per annum. There will bo
no increase In the charge for calls,
but the subscriber Is required to guar
antee I'lVfcc n day Instead of lie. Put
ting It nnolher way, tho subscriber
will bo required to pay for 10 mes
sages a month Instead of !10. nt ilvo
cents each. A large percentage of
tho subscribers will not be nffected
by this change for the reason Hint
they already use more than 10 mes
sages per month.
The system of credits by which
coin-box subscribers In the current
month get calls without cliargo to
the extent of guarantees for short
ages made up In tho previous month,
Is dono nwny with.
In the surburban division nnd In
tho lnrger exchanges, the single lino
business telephone rates, Is Increased
from $1.00 to $r.00 per month; tho
two party rato from $:i,00 to $1.00;
tho single line rcsldenco rato Is not
changed but tho two party rato Is In
creased fiom $2.00 to $2.r,0, and the
four party from $l.r0 to $2.00.
Thero are threo other sets of rates
for the surburban division, applicable
to tho cities and villages of various
slyes. Tho farm line business rato
Is changed from $2.00 to $2.!i0. whllo
the lesldence rato Is changed front
$1.."0 to $2.00.
The now rates have been nuido up
with tho gtoatost care and represent
the best skill and oxperlonco In dis
tributing tho chnrgos for supplying
tho sorvlco equitably among tho va
rious classes of sorvlco. Tho dis
criminations In tho old schcdulo In
favor of certain classes of subscribers
ut the expense of others have been
entirely eliminated. It cannot bo doll
nltcly known In ndvanco Just what
rovenuo a particular schcdulo will
produce, especially whoro tho sorvlco
Is charged for by tho message as Is
now proposed, beciiuso it cannot bo
known how many messagos subscrib
ers will send. Tho operations of tho
company are an open honk and tho
results will bo known from month to
month. Tho property must bo kopt
In llrst class condition, and tho serv
ice must bo mndo as nenr perfect as
possible If tho now rates produce
moro rovenuo than Is needed, they
will bo lowered. If they do not bring
In enough rovenue. It will of courso
bo necessary to mnko another change.
Andrew II. Iloughnn, tho well known
Chicago lawyer, with olllces at G
North La Sallo street, Is frequently
mentioned for Judicial honors. Ho
would mako n good Judge. Mr.
lloiighau Is n Chicago product, born
nnd raised In tho city, nnd his record
nt tho bar has boon n siiccccssful nnd
Kmnnuol Well hns beon connected
with tho Now York Llfo Insuranco
Company for ovor twenty years. No
insuranco agent In tho country Is
moro popular with tho public, or
moro loyal to his friends than Mr.
One of tho most Interesting stores
In tho city to visit is thot of Karl
Mayer & Company, In tho North
American building, 3G South Stato
street. Men go thoro for sorvlco
dental and shaving creams, nnd wom
en for tho prlzo baby soap nnd a
grand lino of tollot articles.
Karl Mayer &tCompany
Service Shaving and
Tclcptiono Central 2133
36 South State Street CHICAGO
and Popular Republican Leader.
I2TH ST. STORE
So Do All the Big West Side De
The principal department stores on
the west sldo havo ngreed to closo
on Saturday nights indefinitely, be
ginning July 1, for tho purposo of
giving their employes moro lolstiro
time. Thin move Is voluntary on tho
part of tho owners. Among thoso
closing will bo tho two Wloboldt
stores nt Milwaukee- avenuo nnd
North Paulina street and Lincoln ave
nue. School street nnd Ashland nvo
mie; Klein's, at West 20th and South
llalstcd streets, and L. Klein, at West
llth and South Hnlsted streets; tho
Twelfth Street storo and 15. Ivorson
& Co., nt Milwaukee uvcnuo nnd
Wood street. It Is thought that tho
people will readily agree to tho now
plan of shopping on Saturday after
noon In order to permit tho depart
ment storo employes to havo Saturday
ABOLISH THIS JOB
The Department of Public Scr
vice Is an Unnecessary Hard-
ship on the Taxpayers.
The city department of public sor
vlco should bo abolished.
It Is an unnecessary nest of slno
cures. Tho biggest sinecure In It Is tho Job
A visit to his olllce may disclose this
This department cost tho weary
taxpayers of Chicago, $70,010 last
It pretends to receive, investigate
nnd adjust complaints regnrdlng ser
vice, rates, products nnd other mattora
relating to tho henlth, comfort, con
venience or safety of tho public as
affected by public utilities.
Let us laugh.
Kvorybody known whnt a Joko this
department Is nnd how llttlo It doeB.
that the Oliver Nine
Typewriters, now sell
ing for $57, are brand
new, latest models, the
identical machines in
every way, that sold for
$100 before the Oliver
inaugurated its present
and selling plans.
Telephone today, Randolph 500,
A representative will show you
tails with no obligations to you
The Oliver Typewriter Company
H-:i Oliver Typewriter Bide, Chicago