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orportd U4r tho Lwt of Illlnole.
roundd by hRMHY T. DONOVAN.
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State jnd. Local Pol-
publication of Mu-
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nieipal. . State
rAecelal and political.
SATURDAY, JULY 5, 1919.
CITY APPROPRIATION BILL.
Tho appropriations for nil of tho
municipal activities probably total
closo to, If not nbovo, $115,000,000 as
a result of tho council action. Tho
offlclal figures are $111,000,000, but
that iloes not lnclutlo salary increases
last night which arc estimated un
officially at SIGO.OOO.
This enormous appropriation is
comparable with less than $70,000,000
for last year.
Practically overy employe- recolveil
nn Increaso In salary as well as somo
of tho higher priced ofllclals.
The appropriation ordinances pass
ed by a voto of 50 to 13, with seven
absent. Tho fifteen opponents of tho
measure aro aldermen:
McCormlck, Pretzel, -
Wallace, A. O. Anderson,
Link, T. J. Lynch.
Several aldormon attempted to
chango their voto. Chairman Wcliort
was asked whether tho city has suf
ficient funds to meet tho appropria
tions. Ho replied: "J don't know. I
cannot toll how much has been added."
Tho mayor had been advised that
It was dangerous legally to permit the
budget to bo adopted after midnight.
It was becauso of this that tho mayor
announced tho result of tho roll call
beforo several aldermen had a chanco
to chango their votes.
Aftor tho mooting Aid. nichort said
that tho additions to tho budget by
tho council "may run as high as ?CO0,
000, but probably less."
A summary of tho appropriations
prepared by tho depleted staff of the
llnanco committee, beforo tho salary
Increases on tho council floor wero
agreed upon, Is as follows:
Corporato fund $ 34,412,380
Water plant 8.871.3SC
Street repairs 1,087,010
Interest on Judgments... 598,883
Sinking fund C.785,017
Judgment fund 9,500,000
School system 28,570,750
Tuberculosis sanitarium.. 1,772,188
Public library 1,355,000
Traction fund 20,000
Unclaimed robato fund... 25,000
Police ponslon 1,210,000
Firemen's pension 550,000
Municipal ponslon 490,703
Permanent Improvements. 19,20 1.2CI
Total $11 1,523,970
Charles H. Wackor, chairman of
the Chicago Plan Commission, says:
"Already seven months have elapsed
slnco tho signing of tho armlstico
and tho proclamation of tho federal
authorities to push all possible pub
lit Improvements for tho bonoflt of
labor and business. Chicago was in
stantly ready with caroftilly thought
out plans. It insisted upon theso bo
Jng carried out. but tho city had no
money. That is all changed now.
Money is available or will bo when
tho governor signs tho flnunclal bills
"Tho first thing to do is for tho
council finance coramltteo immediate
ly to appropriate tho necessary mon
ey to finish tho preliminary work on
tho Ogden avenuo Improvement, so
that bonds for tho public cost may
bo submitted to tho votors at tho spe
cial election next fall and to brlns
tho case Into court as Quickly as pos
mlde. "Tho finance rommltteo should also
appropriate now the small sum of
monoy necessary to d i iu prollml-
v work en tho Wf'isrn ,tnd Ash
1 f-nue and the lioi,, and
i i 'h V.'i nr fltroet Improw-ui' nt ho
-t ih I o-ird of local Impiowr. '
i ' nuir'-'v prepare urMiriitf '
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festal n dud lie lie: to cin
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THOMAS A. SMYTH,
Vice-President of the John M. Smyth Company, and tho Best President the
Sanitary District Ever Had, Who Should Be Elected to the Constitu
Two months ngo tho council unani
mously referred theso improvements
to tho board of local Improvements
for tho preparation of ordinances."
JOHN J. CORBETT.
Funeral services for John J. Cor
belt, contractor and builder, and pres
ident of tho Edgowator Beach1 Hotel
company, who died in Morcy hospital
following nn operation, wero hold
Monday nt 10 n. in. at tho Church of
St. Thomas of Canterbury. Illshop
Pctor J. Muldoon of Pcoriu officiated.
Burial was In Calvary cometory.
Included In tho list of pall-bearers
wero woll known politlcnl and civic
leaders, associates and friends of Mr.
Corbott during his thirty years hero
ns n contractor, real estate man and
builder. Active pall-benrors wero:
John T. Conucry, Thomas McQuIro,
Col. Milton J. Foreman, William F.
Qulnlan, Judge Charles A. McDonald,
Hogor C. Sullivan, Charles A. Comls-
key, M. L. McKinley, M. J. Fnhorty,
John R. Cnvorly.
Tho honorary pall-boarors:
Jacob II. Hopkins, Charles M. Fooll,
Dennis E. Sullivan, Samuel Trudo,
William H. Lyman, William Halo
Thompson, Emll Strauss, Jamos Ham
ilton Lowls, Capt. William Murphy,
Francis S. Peabody, Bruco Watson,
Richard J. Collins, Bonjamin H. Mar
shall, David E. Shauahuu, James Mc
Androws, William II. linker, P. J.
Ryan, Levy Mayor, William J.orimor,
John C. Cannon, M. P. Hyrno, Wil
liam E. Dover, lionry Ouorln, Ooorgo
Kerston, Henry Horner, II. R. McCor
mlck, Gcorgo W. Jackson, Harry R.
Gibbons. Robert M. SwolUcr, llnrry
Wild. Boetlus Sullivan, Josopli P.
Rend, Fred W. Upham, William C.
Duntloy, Charles E. Fox, Michael
Kcnna, Thomas N. Koehlor, John P.
Harding,. Gcorgo E. Hrcnnon, P. A.
Nlsh, L.D. Sltts, John Powors, and
Oscar Mayer, William Simpson.
Mr. Corbott and his associates con
structed tho tunnol through Pike's
peak, and later established a drain
ngo system for Crlpplo Creek, Colo.
WHO IS IT?
Is anyone connected with tho City
Department of Public Sorvlco Inter
ested In any sanitary district con
tracts? James M. Whalen Is making a splen
did record ns county civil sorvlco
commissioner. Ilo doservos well at
tho hands of tho people, as ho lias
always boon faithful to overy public
trust imposed on him.
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JOSEPH A. O'DONNELL,
Popular President of the Irish Fellowship Club.
CHIEF TOM O'CONNOR
Popular Fire Marshal Deserves
Credit for Good Condition
of the Chicago Depart
ment. Thero Is no moro popular official
in Chicago than Dig Tom O'Connor,
tho ablo and genial chief of tho Chi
cago flro department.
Tho dopartmont was nover in hot
ter shnpn than it is today and it has
tho confidence and approval of tho
board of underwriters and of tho best
business in on and citizens gonorally.
Tho pcoplo wish Chief O'Connor a
long lcaso of official life.
FOR THE NOVEM
Tho election In Novomber, at which
delegates to tho constitutional con-1
vontlon aro to bo chosen, promlsos to
bo an Important ono for Chicago in
It Is expected that sovoral ques
tions that tho pcoplo havo to dccldo
uudor measures onactod at Sprlngflold
by tho legislature which finished its
labors last wook will bo placed upon
Among theso will bo tho question of
bond Issues. Tho assembly, aftor a
hard battlo, passed tho Glacklu bills
which give Chicago and nthor cities
nuthorlty to Increaso tholr bonding
power. Chicago, under its bill, may
Increaso its powor $27,000,000. It is
not bol!oed that tho city council
will olect to put tho wholo sum up
for a voto of tho pcoplo.
Tho fifty-ward plan, tho non-partisan
aldormanlc election measuro and
the "town hall" bill aro among other
questions that aro likely to go on tho
ballot. Thoro Is a referendum clauso
also In tho Duck primary bill, and this
may bo submitted to tho pcoplo at
It is tho opinion of tho nttornoy
general that mombors of tho loglsln
turo may bo candidates for dolegato
to tho constitutional convention it
they first resign, and that a holdover
senator, ns Is Senator Curtis, could
resign his seat In tho sonnto aftor bo
ing elected n dolegato.
He-elect Martin II Madden to Con
gress Ho Is a useful and nblo public
SENATORS DENOUNCE LAWLESSNESS
clology, benevolence, or what not."
T0 COMMAND OUR
Two fleets, equal In strength, ono
tho Pacific licet nnd tho other tho At
Inntlc ileet, with tho Asiatic licet as
tho third main division of the United
Stntes naval forces, will bo tho pence-
1 time disposition, according to Secre
The Pacific Ileet will bo under
command of Admiral Hugh Rodman,
the Atlantic under Admiral Henry 11.
Wilson, wlurio portrait Is herewith
presented, nnd tho Asiatic under Ad-
mlral Albert C. Glenves. Rear Ad
miral W. L. Rodger, now In coin-
' niniul of tho Asiatic llect, will be Its
' vice admiral.
1 Tho secretary announced that tho
bureau of operations was studying
i nnd would present a complete plan of
dividing ships of all classes so ns to
make tho Atlantic uud Piu'lllc fleets
of equal strength.
1 In making the niHimmcement the
'secretary stressed the fact that ono
of the purposes, and possibly tho paramount one, for hnvlng theso two strong
fleets was to Encourage and stlmulnto to tho highest degreo tho spirit of com
petition and keen rivalry between them which will bo a big factor In keeping
the whole nnvy up to the top notch point of clllclency.
Albert and Cardinal Merrier.
j GENERAL MARCH
America's military contribution
toward maintenance of tho League of
Nations will be approximately 500,000
men, In the opinion, of Gon. Peyton C.
March, chief of staff of the army. Ho
expressed this lov In testifying be
foro the senate military affairs com
mittee. "If all of tho other nations unlto
nnd do their share, I should say tho
United Stntes could fulfill Its obliga
tions with 500,000 -men," General
The committee learned from Gen
eral March that none of tho European
nations Is restoring Its armies to tho
antebellum basis, despite tho organiza
tion of the League of Nations to main
tain peace. Great Britain, for liintuncc,
has llxed the xtivugth of Its army at
!).V',000 men, to Iph raised by conscrip
tion. This Is nearly four times tho
bl.o of the Biltlsh army before tho war.
General Mnrrli said President Wil
son had not communicated any Information on tho size of tho force tho United
States would In expected to maintain In Europe after the signing of tho pence
treaty. The war department was guebslng at approximately five divisions, or
eruorMilp battle, but It Is uiidei stood that tho big chiefs will pot tako tho
gubernatorial Mtuutlon seriously for somo time, If ut all,
Radicalism, lawlessness and vio
lence In America and nnnrchy ns ex
emplified by soviet rulo In Russia nr
denounced In n report mndo public bj
tho senate Judiciary subcommlttc
which mndo nn exhaustive Invcstlgn
tlon of these nnd other subjects during
tho Inst session of congress. Senntoi
Overman of North Carolina Is its
Rccotnmcndntlotm by the subcom
mittee for legislation Included:
A permanent law stmllnr to the
wnr-tlmo espionage- net designed to
control "forces of nnnrchy nnd vio
lence" nnd "adequately protect out
national sovereignty and our estab
Strict regulation of the manufac
ture, distribution nnd possession of
Regulation of "mushroom organi
zations" nnd special Interests which
propagate "notions of government, so-
Control nnd regulation offorclgn-lnnguug
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TO VISIT AMERICA
Cardinal Mercler, archbishop of
Mftlliics and primate of Ilclglum, tho
heroic prelate whose fumo Is now
world wide, Is to visit tho United
Stntes In tho fall. It Is now stated
that ho will land nt New Xorlt In Sep
tember and will stny six weeks. Two
cities to bo visited nro Chicago nnd
Baltimore. Says Cardinal Mercler.
"This will bo my 11 rut trip across
the Atlantic, but to mo It seems that
I am going to visit old friends. If It
had not been for American foodstuffs
tho United States army would upon
arrival havo found In Belgium only
bones of starved women, children nnd
old men, u monument to tho cruelty of
nn enemy of God and man. Belgians
havo much to thank tho American pco
plo for, nnd I view It as an honor that
I am to havo tho opportunity to thank
Amerlcn In person for all."
Belgium's martyrdom mndo known
to tho world two heroic figures: King
WANTS 500,000 MEN
Francis S. Peabody of Chicago,
former treasurer of tho Democratic
national committee nnd prominent In
the liiduslilal and commercial life of
the Windy City, will be the regular
Democrat' candidate for tho nomina
tion for United States senator In Illi
nois next year.
This Is us far ns the legulars hnvo
gone In gutting up their tentntlvo
slate for 1020. It Is also tho first peep
out of tho SiiIIIviiii wing slnco former
United Stales Senator .Tames Hamil
ton LcwIh announced that Illinois prob
ably would have a "favorite son" for
tho Democratic nomination for presi
dent. Peabody Is their first choice for
tho nomination for United States sen
ator, and nutliorMutlve Information Is
to tho effect that ho Is willing to mnko
the light for the nomination.
Some of tho tegulars thought Pea
body would ho n good hot for tho gov
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Popular and Respected Member
Hoync Says County Board Must
Stato's Attorney Hoyno said that
enforcement of tho search and seiz
ure law In Cook county depends on
the county commissioners.
"I havo no funds to spend In chas
ing bootleggers," said Mr. Hoyno.
"Tho county commissioners in mak
ing up the budget next Docombor can
appropriate whatever amount thoy
doom necessary. I shall bring tho
matter to their nttontlou, but tho ac
tion must bo with thorn. Tho amount
allowed Attorney General Brundago
for enforcement of tho law is a stato
fund, nnd if tho nttornoy general al
lots any portion of It to this olllco It
will bo tho first tlmo such a thing
has been dono.
"If this olllco Is to bo hold respon
sible for searching out all tho Illicit
soiling and making of liquor in Cook
county nftcr tho dry bills go Into ef
fect I want to say that a lot of monoy
nnd a lot of men will bo ncoded."
Frank B. Ebborts, nttornoy for tho
Anti-Saloon league, Insists tho 'initial
responsibility for enforcement of tho
law rests with tho stato's nttornoy.
"Wo aro proparcd," said Attornoy
Ebborts, "to aid In tho punlsnment
of nil violators although wo aro not
going to tako tho Initial action. It
is up to tho stato's attornoys. I am
suro that at least nlnoty of theso of
ficials will do tholr duty."
JOSEPH Q. ANDERSON,
Popular Democrat, Who Would Make
a Splendid Member of the Board
of County Commissioners.
I2TH ST. STORE
So Do All the Big West Side De
Tho principal dopartmont storeu on
tho wost sldo hnvo ngrood to closo
on Snturday nights Indefinitely, be
ginning July 1, for tho purposo of
giving their omployos moro lelsuto
tlmo. This movo Is voluntary on tho
part of tho owners. Among thoso
closing will bo tho two Wloboldt
stores nt Milwaukee avenuo nnd
North Paulina stroct nnd Lincoln nvo
nuo, School street nnd Ashlnnd avo
nuoj Klein's, nt Wost 20th nnd South
Hoisted streets, and L. Kloln, at Wost
11th and South Halstcd stroots; tho
Twelfth Strcot store and E. Ivorson
& Co,, at MUwaukco avenuo and
Wood streot. It Is thought that tho
people will rendlly agroo to tho now
plan of shopping on Saturday after
noon in ordor to pormlt tho dopart
mont store omployos to havo Saturday
Karl Mayer & Company
Service Shaving and
Telephone Central 2133
36 Soutli Stato Street CHICAGO
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of tho Board of Review.
ABOLISH THIS JOB
The Department of Public Sep
vice Is an Unnecessary Hard
ship on the Taxpayers.
Tho city dopatment of public sor
vlco should bo abolished.
It Is an unnecessary nest of slno
cures. Tho blugest slnectiro In It Is tho Job
A visit to his offlco may discloso this
This department cost tho woary
taxpayers of Chicago, $70,910 last
It protends to rocoivo, invostlgato
and adjust complaints regarding sor
vlco, rates, products and other matters
relating to tho health, comfort, con
venience or safety of tho public aa
affected by public utilities.
Let us laugh.
Everybody knows what a Joko this
department is and how little It docs.
WHERE IS THE MONEY?
People With Bills Aainstthe
Late Republican Campaign
Committee Arc Wondering
Who Went South.
Pcoplo with unpaid bits against tho
Into Republican Campaign Commlttoo
nro wondering who wont south with
For aught tho poor creditors know
It mny havo boon Invested in oil or
smoko or something olso connected
Judgo Scully gives great satisfaction
as county Judge.
Sheriff Charles W. Potors is mak
ing n good rocord.
John W. Fowior, prosldont of tho
solid nnd rollablo Central Trust &
Savings Bank, Is ono of tho leading
mon of Chicago. Ho stands for prog
ress in our civic life,
if you wish
for a brand new
The price now is only
$57 instead of $100.
This 43 per cent sav
ing comes through new
economical sales plans
and vastly increased
Over 700,000 Olivers sold.
If any typewriter is worth
$100, it is this splendid new
Telephone today, Randolph 500.
A representative will show you
an Oliver Nine and give full de
tails without blIgation to you.
Tho Oliver Typewriter Company
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