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ntrd 8end Clan Mttp October 11. 1889. at the Pott Office of Publication,
Offle at Chicago, Illinois, unoer Act of March 3, 1171. 179 W. Washington St., Chicago, III.
INDEPENDENT IN ALL THINGS, NEUTRAL IN NONE.
Entered as Second Class Mutter October 11, 1M, at
Offlco at Chicago, Illinois, under Act of Maroti 9,
THIRTIETH YEAH, NO.
Entire Democratic Party and a Great
Number of Republicans Want Him
for United States Senator
Able, Popular and a Born Leader, He Would
Make a Great Representative of
the Prairie State
Francis Stuyvcsnnt Fenbody for
United States senator.
That is tlio battlo cry tho demo
crats of Illinois will cuter tlto arena
In 1920 with and win.
Pcnbody Is great In every way.
Ho will bo tho greatest United
States senator that Illinois has had
slnco Shelby M. Cullom died.
Ills nomination will mean his elec
tion nnd ho will get over a third ot
tho republican vote and all o( the
Alt factions of tho Democratic
party nro with him and tho pcoplo
already hull l'eubody as a certain
Voting 102 to G tho house Tuesday
passed tho scnato bill provid
ing for nonpartisan elections of
uldormon In Chicago. It now
goos back to tho seuato for con
currenco in house amendments. Tho
souato advanced to third reading tho
Dahl bill proposing lift y wards In Chi
cago. Tho houso advanced to third
reading tho Austin bill prohibiting
fraternities and sororities in high
schools. l)y Kit to I tho houso ro
rntlfloil tho federal woman sulfrngo
amendment. Tho house ratilled tho
amendment last wook, but nn error
was discovered. Tho scnato concur
red, 18 to 0.
STEFFEN KEEPS UP
Alderman Walter P. Steffen, chair
man of tho police committee, started
his drivo on special dotalls nnd "soft
berths" filled by mon who nro car
ried on tho pay roll of tho pollco de
partment as crlmo dotectors.
Ilocommondntlons wero sent to
Chief of Pollco John J. Gurrlty by
tho aldormanlc pollco committee, re
questing that twenty-ono detective
sergeants bo sent back to tho dotec
tivo bureau to do detcctlvo work.
Two of tho mon havo been attached
to Corporation Hudson's olllco, six
nro on tho "bank dotnll," six havo
been on duty watching for pickpock
ets and shoplifters In tho Stnto street
stores, six dotectlvos and ono llou
tenant havo been on tho "morals
"Theso aro tho first of tho special
details to fall," said Aldeimnn Steffen.
"It was brought to my attention that
nut of tho 18C dotectlvos assigned to
tho detoctlvo bureau only forty-six
hnvo boon actually engaged In do
tectlve work. I am opposed to having
a man appear on tho books as working
in a certain jn-ecliict when as a mat
tor of fact ho is on duty olsowhoro.
If a man Is taken from Hydo Park
for threo months' duty on tho Mu
nicipal Plor, ho should not bo charged
up against Hydo Park. Thoro is too
much cnmnullago, preventing any ac
curate check on tho work being dono
by tho pollco."
Well Known Restaurant Will
Continue Without Buffet At
tachment After July 1 John
Sauormnn's rostnuruut, at Ohio and
North Clinic btrcots, is tho oldost res-
Largest Weekly Circulation Among
People of Influence and Standing
$2 Per Year In Advance.
tnurant In tho city, nnd ono of tho
Tho saloon fixtures In tho buffet
section aro tho finest and costliest In
It was foxmded by John Fchn, whoso
name Is a household word on tho
North Side. A reporter for tho
Hcrnld-F.xamlnotr asked Mr. Fchn
about tho whisky situation.
"Let them tnko away whisky, but It
would bo shameful to doprlvo a man
of his glass of beer after a bard day's
This Is tho summary of what John
Fchn, Chicago's pioneer saloon
keeper, had to say about July 1. Fchn,
who recently celebrated bin 83rd
blrthduy, was the first to open n sn
loon In Chicago. In 1SG0 ho opened a
barroom across tho street from tho
present City Hall building.
Four years later bo moved to tho
southwest comer of Ohio nnd Claik
streets. Since tho saloon was estab
lished tbero In ISC I, Fchn has always
kept tho saloon front painted white.
Though Fchn gavo up nctlvo man
agoment to his son-ln-lnw, Thomas J.
Suuermnn. sovernl years ago, ho is to
be found thero most of tho tlmo.
"As a talker I think I'd make a hot
ter onloonkoopor," sttlil Fchn, "but
when you ask about July 1, then 1
havo only this to say: Let them tnko
away whisky. That stuff nover did
nny one any good. Hut wo must hnio
our beer and light wines."
Snuormnn told tho roportor that,
fhould tho country go bono dry, bo
would still conduct tho restnurnnt,
which, slnco Its opening has become
famous. Should beer and light wines
bo permitted, ho snld, tho Interior
will roinnlu tho snmo as when tho
saloon opened fifty-llvo years ago.
CHIEF TOM O'CONNOR
Popular Fire Marshal Deserves
Credit for Good Condition
of the Chicago Depart
ment. There Is no moro popular official
In Chicago than Dig Tom O'Connor,
tho nblo and genial chief of tho Chi
cago firo department.
Tho department was nover in bet
ter shnpo than It is today and It hns
tho confidence and approval of the
board of underwriters ami of tho best
business mon and citizens gonornlly.
Tho peoplo wish Chlof O'Connor a
long leaeo of official life.
GOOD BY SALOONS
Many Big Down Town Places
to Quit July 1 Others Will
Sell Soft Drinks.
Most of tho down town snlooiiB will
go out of business July 1.
Others will sell soft drinks and con
tlnuo at tho old stand.
Dow U. Lewis, 111 North Dearborn
street, is another pioneer, salooumnn
who will continue with soft drinks.
"If they hnd run tho plnco I did
thero'd ho no prohibition," ho snld.
I. owls' place has long boon noted for
Its great collection of works of art
and curios. Its patronago numbered
tho best mon in Chicago.
Dan Wall, -10 North Dearborn
streot, is nnother who will try to
mako the Impotent draughts pay tho
high rout In tho Heal lCstato building.
Tho building's other saloon is des
tined to bo n restnurnnt.
Among well known down town
places whore a "For Rout" sign will
beckon memories to tho thirsty mny
bo tho Clinplu & Goro barroom of tho
Majestic Theator building, tho tap
room of tho rtepubllo building, and
tho Marino bar on Dearborn streot.
Tho places aro not leased as yet.
Many others aro oxpoctlng a final ror
piiovo of tho business, but moro aro
Of tho largor buildings occupied by
liquor Interests, the Steuben County
Wine Company, 215 West Madison
street, has tho most pretentious quar
ters. Tho leasing ngents already havo
a tenant, snld to be eager to pay tho
flguro tho wino company docs for the
Tho Nowcomb Optical company has
already taken tho quarters vacated by
a saloon in McVIcker'a theater build
lug. Urowerles, too, nro selling tho sites
they own, preparatory to quitting bus
iness, tho ngonts sny.
Tho Sehlltz Hrowiug company owns
buildings nnd sites throughout tho
United States. All aro offered for
sale, tho agents say, and add that tho
markotlug Isn't depressing real ostato
Tho absorption of spaco In down
town Chicago will ho similar to tho
pubslng of tho railroad olllccs, tho
realty mon boliovo. They ncliiiowiedgo
some high Ionics will go at a loss to
tho now tenant, but admit tho rate
will coino back.
Judgo Dennis W. Sullivan Is making
a fino record in tho Municipal Court.
Ho is an nblo lawyor and Is proving
himself to bo a Just and popular
CHICAGO SATUKDAT, JUNE
Courteous, Able and Popular
Clerk of the United States
District Court for Thirty
Takes n Well-Earned Rest and Has
the Dest Wishes of Bench, Bar
After neatly a quarter of a century
of continuous service us clerk ot tho
United States District Court tor tho
Northern District of Illinois, Thomas
C. MacMlllan will retire on Juno 30.
His resignation was handed In sov
ernl months ago to tho judges who,
under the law, appoint tho clerk. Mr.
MacMlllan was first appointed by
former Judge GrosBCup, nnd was con
tinued under Judges Kohlsnat, llethea,
Landls nnd Carpenter. He Is tho se
nior district clerk In Illinois. Hcforo
he became clerk ho was connected for
twenty-four years with Chicago news
papers as reporter, Indlnn war corre
spondent, and editor. He has been a
traveler and writer. Ho was a char
ter member of tho Chicago Press
club. Ho expects now to tnko n long
nnd well-earned vucntlon. After that
ho will devote himself to his books
nnd to writing. Ills acquaintance
with public men and events will fur
nish him with mntcrlnls for reminis
cences which mny find their way Into
permanent literary form.
FRANCIS STUYVESANT PEABODY.
Popular nnd Able Chlcngoan Who Will Succeed Lawrence
he United States Senate If He Becomes a Candidate
SIGN OF THE TEETH
An Alderman Proposes a Fitting
Symbol for the Department
of Public Service.
A well known uldermnn suggestb
that a double set of teeth, similar to
somo Ilalsted street dontist signs be
adopted as a symbol for tho Chicago
Department of Public Sorvlco.
Tho alderman does not say
whether the teeth ttio to bo used on
public utilities or on tho public It
self. WHO IS IT?
Is anyone connected with tho City
Dopnrtmont of Public Sorvlco Inter
ested in any sanitary district contracts?
UPHAM HEADS IT
Great Committee Appointed by Chicago
Association of Commerce to Bring
1920 Republican Convention Here
Illinois Legislature Passes Bill for Construction of
Big Permanent National Convention
Hall in Chicago
Fred W. Uphnni bends a committee
named by the Chicago Association of
Commeico to get the republican na
tional convention for Chlcngo. In fact,
this city will make a bid for the two
big conventions. The republican na
tional committee will select the con
vention city at its meeting to bo held
Y. Sherman In t
for the Place.
in Washington In December, and In
the meantime tho local committee
will lay wires to rally a mnjoiity m
tho national leaders In favor of Chi
cago, which is said to bo tho first city
to put In u bid to entertain tho repub
lican national convention of 1020.
Tho following Is tho committee that
Is oxpected to win out for Chicago as
tho big convention city of tho nation-
Fred W. Upham, chairman; Kugenn
Uyfiold, Joseph Ilyfiold, II. M. Ryllos
by, A. Sheldon Clark, R. T. Crnno, Jr.,
Rufus C. Dawes, Georgo W. DIon,
John II. Drake, Lnuls Kekstolu, Kwiu
A. Kvnits, ('apt. Marshall Field.
Georgo W. Folds, Georgo F. Gotz. A.
W. Goodrich, K It. Graham, A. S. Hlh
haul, Kdward Hlnes, Samuel Instill,
S. It. K-iufmnn, D. F. Kelly. L. II
Kupponhehncr. Robert R McCor
iniek, Arthur Meoker, Harry 11 Mer
rick, James A. Patton, Col, W N
Polouzo, Georgo F. Porter, Georgo M
Royuolds, Julius Roseuwald, J. Harry
Solz, James Simpson, Kdwin W. Sims,
Georgo M. Spangler. Robert W. Stew
art, H. K. Sunny, Louis F. Swift,
Thomas i;. Wilson nnd William Wrlg
Indianapolis, lad., and Cleveland.
O., nro bidding hard for the Demo
cratic convention. The Republicans
ate rather In tho habit of holding
their convention In Chicago, and
Chairman I'phnm Is expected not to
let it get away from him this tlmo.
Chicago got Its municipal conven
tion hall bill through Tuesday's ac
tion of the senate In agreeing to tho
hotiso bill. The bill now goes to Gov.
Lowden for npproval.
Tho bill nulhnrl.os tho city council
to Issue bonds under a referendum
for tho construction of a great con
vention hall. Tho terms of tho bill
icqulro that tho lo-ntlon shall be
either on tho west or tho northwest
side. It Is foi bidden that tho hull
shall bo on the lake front
Popular Judge of the Speeders'
Court Lays Down a Deca
logue for Auto Owners and
Judge John Stelk of the Speeders'
court has asked Aid. Joseph L. Novak
to Introduce an ordinance Into the
council providing that a booklet con
taining the speed laws ho given by
the city clerk with each car license.
Judgo Stelk will endeavoi to present
tho s.uno plan to tho state legislature
so that overy motorist will receive a
copy of tho statu laws with his li
In nil probability tho book will bo
arranged In tho form of "command
ments" to speeders. Tho principal
ones will bo ten In number, as fol
lows: "Thou shall not:
"1. Drive mm o than twonty-llve
miles an hour on any country road.
"2 Drlwi more than twelve iuIIob
an hour on the nutsklits of any city
"3. Dilve moro Minn fifteen mlleii
nu hour In any rchldeucu district.
"I. Dilve more Minn ten miles an
hour In business districts.
"i. Diio moro Minn six miles nn
hour around corners.
"li. Drive moro than six miles an
hour while uppionchlng ralhoad
"7. Turn to left of a streot ear
standing or moving nnd go between
tho car and tho curb while passon
gers aro got ting on or off.
"8. Park longor than tho law nl
lows. "Thou shall:
"0. Stop at all boulevards and i ail
"10. Drivo only when In perfect
mental and physical condition."
Other eommnudmeiits. such ns
"Thou shall not try to fool tho Judgo"
and warnings of like significance will
CHICAGO BILLS WIN
The Chicago bond bills won a dip
tlnet vlctoiy In the linuo and now
appear to bo nu the high road to
enactment. Tho house, without dis
sent, advanced the corner stone bill
of the farles to thlid reading, and P
will bo read) for passage tomorrow
Eight ot the subsldlarj bllU wert ad
vanced at tho same time, and all of
tho rest, amended to comply with all
requirements of the sltuiftlou, wore
"WHOLE IN t MIJEIl 15-lS
reported favorably from tho houso
committee on leventiu.
This action came rather unexpect
edly, in view of stntoiueuts that tho
fight against them was to bo stuged
on tho proposul to advance souato
bill Ils5 to tho third reading calendar.
The failure of all opposition was
accepted as tint crumbling of tho an
tagonism to the program that means
that Chicago will get an additional
bonding power of $",500,000 for per
manent Improvements, as outlined by
tho Chicago I'lau commission.
GREAT PIANO RECITAL
The Oscar Dies School Will
Hold a Summer School Dur-
' ing the Whole of the Month
Somo of the greatest and best
known masters of tho piano forto In
the United States aie grnduutes of a
famous Chicago Institution tho Os
car Dies School In tho McClurg build
ing. Oscar Dies, tho president, Is fa
moiis lor his success In teaching urtls
tlc pbnio playing, nnd many persons
will take advantage of tho fact that
the O car Dies School will hold a
summer school during July to perfect
their education In this charming ac
The students of tho Oscar Dies
Pi.uio School will glo a recital at the
Lyon A: Ilenly Concert Hall, Momhn
evening. Juno ::u, at i p. in. Follow
ing Is the program!
lleothou'ii "Adagio" from Somite,
Grauados Opus lit! A la Cuhaun,
Huoudel Glgue, Alleiuando, Mosy
kowskl Opus 17 No. :! Conceit Waltz.
A. A. Oborudorfer Op. 0 Piny of
the Waters, Kdgur Thorit(MaeDowell)
In Lilting Rhythm, Leonard Goldstein.
Rachinunlnof I'lelude, Florence
Two Pianos Aronsky Opus 15
Valse, Aubert Opus li Hercouso, Air
do Ballet. Ite.ella Goldstluu and Mar
MaeDowoll Opus .".1 No. llly a
MncDowell Opiw. .If. No. 4 Starlight
The stars aie but the cherubs
That sing about the throne
Of gray old Ocean's spouse
Fair Moon's pule majesty.
MncDowell Opus 55 No 2 Fiom a
An errant piiiiecss of tho North
A virgin snowy white
Sails down tho Summer seas
To roalniK of burning light.
MnszkoWHlM Opus 72 Concert
Etude. Syhlu Wolf.
Saent & Saens Scherzo from Con
certo, Evelyn Kwert.
Until G minor (Vol 11 W. T. C )--Prelude
& Fugue, Pi lodniiin "Music
Uox, Alknn Opus 15 No. 2 A Concert
Study "The Wind," Man In Urook
MucDnui-11 Opus 17 - Wltche
Dance, Uoueh- Scottish Legend, Chop
In C sharp nilnoi -Scherzo, RoelU
CY DE VRY IS ALL RIGHT
Cy DeVn I-. one oi the main n
seth of CiiKJi-'o .U head oi the Lin
coln Park "i he ha-, won a high place
III th'i up nd of the peoplo. Tho zoo
is Chicago'-! gn'.itest attraction, sum
mer and winter, and C Is tin Usli.
man to Ue. p it attractive.
g. I- the beiietlt of the Fubli
Depni'tnieuth 1 tllli cum'
Largest Weekly Circulation Among
Pcoplo of Influence and Standing