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Entered im Sd ClfcM Matter October
11. 1119, lit the (nit Offle W Chicago, Hit
sols, under Ar' -1 Hitch I. 1879,
ES"' ISHED OCTOBER S, 1M9
vorporMed Vt.&tr tha Laws of Illlnolf.
Founded by 11KN11Y P DONOVAN.
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SATURDAY, JULY 12, 1919.
CHICAGO PERSONAL PROPERTY,
Chicago's personal property, which
Includes everything except real es
tate and government bonds, In
creased 9S,179,C18 In valuo In tho
year ending April 1, 1919. Tho coun
ty assessors today completed tholr
personal property nssesBmont rolls
nnd turned them ovor to the board of
review for final rovlBlon. On those
boohs nro supposed to bo listed nil
tho moneys, household furniture, Jew
elry, automobiles, horses, cows, boats,
musical instruments nnd other per
sonal property owned by residents
of Cook county.
The total personal property valua
tion for Cook county is $887,45G,G79,
of which amount $831,627,033 is cred
ited to Chicago. This valuation com
pares with $782,130,270, tho full valuo
assessment fixed by tho board of re
view Inst year, a not gain of $105,
325,809 for tho cntlro county.
Tho assessors consider this a good
showing, particularly so when tho de
ductions for liberty bonds nro con
eldered. Under tho law liberty bonds
cannot bo assessed, nnd tho books
show that many Individuals and firms
took ndvantngo of thnt law. Ono
firm produced Its cash book to show
that It had Invested $GD,000 in war
Tho assessors valuation for 1918,
as turned ovor to tho board of rovlow,
was $8G5,0G1,271 for tho ontlro county.
Following nro tho personal valua
tions for Chicago nlono, tho figures
In each caso being one-third of tho
Hoard rovlow. ARsesBoru,
nidtrlct. 191K. 191.
Hydo Park 2l.fi:i7,lll SJ.MjWS
.TiTfferson 8.001,212 3,036,R7
LflkO ........ . 13!IB7Bf.9 15,127.377
LakoVlow 12.037.272 IJ.W.GSl
North Chlcntro .... 19.S01.SH3 2J.77fi.40;
South Chlcnso .... 132,173.373 155,307,710
West Clllcnuo 41.732,702 15,9.0,337
Tot. for Clilcnuo.2H,491,S03 J277.209.011
Under tho now laws enncted by
tho last legislature, tho board of re
view must fix tho assessed valuations
at) one-half of tho real valuations,
which will give Chicago Increased
bonding power. Tho assessors hud
tholr work so far along when tho laws
were passed thnt It would have- boon
imposslblo to change from ono-uuru
to one-half valuations and have tho
books ready for tho board of rovlow
hv the tlmo tho law prescribes. Tho
work of changing Is loft to tho ro
viewers. On tho basis of tho assessors' valu
ations, Chicago personal property will
bo taxed on a vnluatlon of $415,813,
GIG, whllo tho county total will bo
S 143,728.339. Tho board ot rovlow la
not oxpected to chango theso figures
Complaints on personal proporty
and real estate taxes will not bo
hoard by tho board of rovlow until
August, Stephen D. Grlffln, chlof
clerk, announced today. This delay,
Mr Grlffln said, was duo to tho
longth of tlmo taken by tho board of
assessors in completing tho dooks.
At tho I.nSallo Hotel last Tuesday
Superintendent Wm. L Bodlne, of tho
compulsory education department of
tho board of education, was tenuerou
a bawiuet on his twenty years of
Among thoso present wero Superin
tendent of Schools Peter A. Morten
hon, members of tho board of educa
tion, Mr Francis E. Croarkln, Mrs.
Francos E. Thornton, tho staff of tru
ant officers, and members of the com
pulsory education department, Includ
ing many personal friends.
Hpeochos were made by Mr Mor
tenson, Mr ("roarkln and Mrs Thorn
on in which they commond"d Mr
Bodino and he department for their
man yearn of faithful nnd efficient
service o ho children nntl tno PuU
He schools of Chicago,
IBHiLaiLiHrjSi " ' , WIHiH
Popular Democratic Leader
WELCOME TO DE PAUL'S
Hov. P. V Byrne, founder of Do
Paul University, litis been spending
u few weeks with Father McCabo,
tho esteemed president, and tho fac
ulty of Do Paul. Father Byrne, who
Is now of Perryvlllo, Mo., celebrated
his golden Jublleo on the fiftieth tin
nlvornnry of his ordination to tho
priesthood last spring. Ills many Chi
cago friends nnd former parishioners
gave him n warm 'welcome.
Charles II. Wncker, chairman of
tho Chicago Plan Commission, says:
"Alrcndy sovon months hnvo elapsed
slnco tho signing of tho nrmlstlco
nnd tho proclamation of tho federal
authorities to push nil possible pub
lic Improvements for tho benefit ot
labor and business. Chicago was in
stantly ready with carefully thought
out plans. It insisted upon theso be
ing carried out, but tho city had no
money. Thnt is all changed now.
Money is nvnllablo or will bo when
tho governor signs tho financial bills
"Tho first thing to do is for tho
council flnnnco commlttco Immediate
ly to npproprlato tho necessary mon
ey to finish tho preliminary work on
tho Ogdon nvonuo Improvement, so
that bonds for tho public cost may
bo submitted to tho votora at tho apo
dal election next fall and to bring
tho case into court as quickly as pos
sible. "Tho finance commlttco should also
npproprlato now tho small sum ot
money necessary to do tho prelimi
nary work on tho Western and Ash
land avenue nnd tho Roboy and
South Water street Improvements, so
thnt tho board of local Improvements
can quickly preparo nccurnto esti
mates and other details for tho sub
mission to tho city council of ordi
nances covering theso Improvements.
Two months ago tho council unani
mously roforrod thoso Improvements
to tho board of local Improvements
for tho proparntlon of ordinances."
CHIEF TOM O'CONNOR
Popular Fire Marshal Deserves
Credit for Good Condition
of the Chicago Depart
ment. Tlicro Is no moro popular official
in Chicago than Big Tom O'Connor,
tho nblo and genial chief ot tho Chi
cago flro department.
Tho dopnrtment was never In bet
ter shnpo than It Is today and it has
tho confidence and approval of tho
board ot underwriters and ot tho best
business men and citizens generally.
Tho peoplo wish Chlof O'Connor a
long leneo ot official lite.
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WILLIAM L. BODINE,
Popular and Painstaking Superintendent of Compulsory Education.
and Prominent Manufacturer.
WHERE IS THE MONEY?
People With Bills Againat the
Late Republican Campaign
Committee Arc Wondering
Who Went South.
People with unpaid bits against tho
Into Republican Campaign Commlttoo
nro wondering who went south with
For aught tho poor creditors know
It may havo been invested in oil or
smoko or something olso connected
FOR THE NOVEM
Tho election in Novombor, at which
delcgntos to tho constitutional con
vention nro to bo chosen, promises to
bo tin Important ono for Chicago in
It is oxpected that sovoral ques
tions that tho pcoplo htivo to docldo
undor measures enacted at Sprlngflold
by tho legislature which finished its
labors last week will bo placed upon
Among thoso will bo tho question ot
bond issues. Tho assombly, attor a
hard battlo, passed tho Glackln bills
which glvo Chicago ami other cities
authority to Increase tholr bonding
power. Chicago, undor its bill, may
Incrcaso Its power $27,500,000. It is
not bolievcd that tho city council
will oloct to put tho wholo sum up
for a voto of tho pooplo.
Tho flfty-wnrd plan, tho non-partisan
nldormanlc election measure and
tho "town hall" bill aro among othor
questions that nro likely1 to go on tho
ballot. Thoro is a referendum clauso
also In tho Buck primary bill, nnd this
mny bo submitted to tho peoplo at
It is tho opinion ot tho nttornoy
gonornl that mombors of tho legisla
ture may bo candidates for dologato
to the constitutional convention it
thoy first resign, and thnt a holdover
sonntor, us is Sonntor Curtis, could
roslgn his scat In tho sonnto after be
ing olected a dolcgato.
WHO IS IT?
Is nnyono connected with tho City
Department of Public Service inter
ested in any sanitary district con
tracts? Otto Rice, ttio popular socretary and
managor of tho Quick Service Laun
dry Company, would mako a splendid
West Park commissioner. Ho la pub
lic spirited and popular, and has the
good wlshos ot his fellow citizens.
mroaJTO tF7V .. '"" 1 BIIIH H I I
rejoice In continuing to develop more nnd moro tho relations of every kind
which hind her lo the United Slates, nnd to strive for this end will bo ono of
the foiuk!t "iideuvois of my government."
GLENN0N SAVES KOLCHAK'S LIFE
Bear Admiral Glennon of the
United States navy Is iilwnys before
the public, us tiro nit our high iitivul
officers, .lust now ho Is In the lime
light because Alexander ViiNslllcvltch
Kolchnk, tho Itusslnn admiral who Is
trying to restore order In Slberln, has
mndc public tho fact thnt the Ameri
can officer saved his life from Russian
Under Kcrensky the sailors roso
ngnlnst their olllccrs. They arrested
Kolchnk on his own flagship and wero
preparing to execute lilni under orders
from the unarchlHts.
Suddenly Admiral Otennon, n
friend of former yenri, made n dm
matle nppeiiruneo upon the scene. He
had come to Russia ns one of tho
principal members of Hid upecltil em
bassy of Ellhu Root, had been warned
of what was going on nnd had hasten,
ed to Sehastopol.
Glennon nrrlvcd just In tho nick
of time, made his appearance tit u big meeting of the snllnr soviet, addressed
them ns n brother member of the same profession, ns n representative of the
greatest democracy In the world, and us n member of u mission that had como
from the United Stales for tho express purpose of bringing help nnd encour
agement to tho Russian peoplo In their new-found liberty and emancipation.
IIo spoke ho well that Kolchnk was released with honor, nnd even with apolo
gies, and was permitted to return unharmed with Admiral Glennon to Petro-grad.
GOVERNMENT CONTROL OF PACKING
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der the Kendrlek bill. In hhn would
also tho rcMH'iitlnu of lleonnes.
The diichoHB of Westminster hns
been grunted a divorce from Hugh
Blchnrd Arthur Grosvenor, second
duke of Westminster, on the grounds
of desertion and mlM-ondiict. Coiiiim'I
for the duke Mild n simple denial to
the charges hud been entered original
ly, but that upon 1 1 lit I the nihil hud not
The ilurfioss of Westminster for
merly was t'nnstnnee Kihvlmi, daugh
ter of I'ol. William CoiiiwiilllsWest.
She Mini her hulmul signed n ccpa
ration itgii'i'inent In 1IM. They worn
niiirileil In 1H01 and Hnvo two children
The duke of Westminster mtvo
In Eg.pt in UU.'i nnd mm the I). S. O,
lor lira von.
The (Imhi-hs Is ono of (he most
bountiful women In the British Isles.
The duke Is England'h richest land
lord nml the world's most ardent nnd
possibly most i-porl polo phi) or. Ilu
nuns (UK) iicio in the lii'Mlt of Loudon.
(irosvoiinr IIoiim- gi.lli-i). founded In 1
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BEAUTIFUL DUCHESS GETS DIVORCE I
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OBREGON FOR MEXICAN PRESIDENT
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Iiiim) been elected. In Mexico City feeling between the factions Is strong and
unity officers arc taking tin active part hi the cnmpulgo.
The visit to the United Stntes of
Dr. I'pltttcln Peson, president-elect of
tho Brazilian republic, Is ot consider
able public Interest. Says Doctor
"lInlnR In mind tho close rela
tions which have nlwuys existed be
tween our two countries It Is not sur
prising that tho entrance of the Unit
ed States In the great European con
lllct should have had n decisive in
lluence on Brazil's procedure. To the
precious title of friend, uniting our
destinies nnd claiming our share of
effort nnd sncrlllce, we ndded thnt of
ally nllted to the nntlon which has
Just furnished to history tho most
brllllnnt examples of ability nnd force.
"Now thnt the monstrous scourge
has disappeared from tho fnco of tho
civilized world, nnd nations, Impelled
by nccumiilnted energy In tho making
up of lost time, nro to resume tholr
old life of pence nnd toll, Brazil will
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Scnntor Kendrlck of Wyoming In
troduced a bill in congress tho other
day providing for government control
of tho packing Industry.
A licensing system Is tho basis of
tho Kendrlck bill. It provides that nil
pncklng houf.es, stock yards nnd com
mission houses bo required to obtnlu
u federal license In order to do busi
ness In Interstate commerce.
Another fenturo of tho mcasuro Is
Intended to compel tho packers to
surrender control of tho stock yards
by forbidding common curriers to un
load live stock nt n stock ynrd owned
In whole or In part by the pncklng
houses. Moreover, refrigerator cars
now owned by packers tiro listed ns
common curriers and tho railroads nro
required to furnish theso cars to nil
shippers on equal terms.
Tho secrettiry of ngrlculturo would
hn mndo tho guiding director of tho
pncklng business of the tuition un-
bu vested the right of Investigation nnd
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770, and UO.OOO acres of rich land In
Gen, AImiio Ohrogon, whose por
trait Is herewith presented, bulks, largo
In the public eye In central .Mexico
Just now. In fuct, eon trnl Mexico Is
moro Interested in the political light
between Gen. Alvnio Obiegon mid
Gen. Pnblo Gonzales for the presi
dency than In tho military develop
ments In tho north. Thu presidential
contest bus apparently reduced Itself
to theso two military candidates, both
of whom havo strong followlngs, Goth
ernl Ohrcgon Is tho favorite candidate
of tho mllltnry party In Mexico, It Is
suld, whllo General Gonzales has the
open support of the Carratiza govern
nient. Stitte elections now being held
throughout tho republic nro proving
tests of strength for the Ohrcgon and
Gonzales factions, with federal otll
clals taking tin nctlvo part In behalf of
thu government candidates. In the
stato of Neuvo Leon three candidates
wero In -the field and each claims to
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WILLIAM G. KIETH,
Popular and Efficient Commissioner of Gas and Electricity.
The city department of gas and elec
tricity novcr was In better hands than
It Is how. William G. Kleth, tho
commissioner, Is an able, honest, and
Chief Mooney ot tho city detective
bureau, Is ono of tho ablest police
otllclals In tho United States.
Julius F. Smlctnnka Is making a
splendid record ns collector of In
Jncob Levy, tho woll known Twenty-first
ward Democratic leader, would
mnko n good county commissioner.
Mnx Ascher of tho well known and
Justly famous Ascher Bros., Is ono of
tho most highly respected men In tho
moving picture world. Ills firm owns
many of tho best and most beautiful
theaters In America.
John It. Ford, acting collector of
customs, is a splendid public official.
As special and chief doputy collector
his record Is without a blemish.
Carl Appel, tho owner ot tho Justly
famous North Sldo Turner Hall, and
restaurant, Is a wldo awako citizen,
of whom Chicago Is proud.
Mayor Thompson should bo given
a chanco to flro a lot ot dendwood
among tho city hall clerks. Somo ot
them thinking themselves safo under
tho civil sorvlco law, nro impudent,
insubordlnato nnd useless.
Calvin F. Craig, tho nblo president
of tho Mechanics & Tradors Stato
Bank, deserves grent credit for tho
woll deserved popularity of that big
West Sldo Institution.
Ilopeal tho rotten Civil Service lows
and glvo tho soldlor boys Jobs.
District Attomoy Clyno is making
a good record.
U. S. Marshal John J. Bradloy Is
tho right man In tho right plnco.
City Cleric James T. Igoo gives sat
isfaction to tho public.
Tho City Council wants to find out
tho high cost of living. Profiteers may.
find out also boforo tho Aldermen got
through with thorn.
If tho Aldormon would investigate
tho Department of Public Sorvlco
thoy might discover ono cause for tho
very high tax rato.
Sheriff Charles W. Potors is male
Ing a good record.
STATEMENT OP TJIE CONDITION OP THE
""fflSsJSBSif Savin88 Bank of Chicago
Loam ntia Discount! S,1,07S,10 Cnpltnl Stock $ 250,000,00
Ilond. Beeurltlc .to U3.184.03 o4 viinli' V.Y.'.Y.Y:. JfcJStJS
U. S. Llborty nond, and D" Subscriber for Pay.
Ccrttncntc of lnaobtod- J"i?n,?..1cel.ved on u. S.
no... ownea a for tRVH'' to-JVAVW !"'"M
subicrlbors 270,3(0.00 ltcsorve Hank Socured
Duo from Danh., Ca.h ana InaeM,.d&..C,:V.fl.?.,.V....t 100,000 00
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HAHIIV N. aitUT. ca.n,rf "' ) UASS& StUr.
HO.Utl) OF DIltECTOIlS
a t ?.AI.'DFnLIl- Treasurer II. W. n. A. HOWAnD. Vicn.l'rf. p n x.
?,VJre' en CmPany' "'" Bnd &,, 4 &' XS&F-bSI "un5
RICHAItD J. COLLINS, Tho Fulton E. A. ltUBSELL VI-e.Pr nn. t-i.
rufton mree'r10 MarltCt C" J0 vAr OomSiSf, aeSn'' n0vu. d
A'UI,,,.0nDf',rre.ldcnt A. ft Dick SSfi'c?" Cln. gj!.wan b0""
Company. 730 W. Jackson Blvd. IIENHY X BTHAUSS VLi rI2h
A. D. DOnSIAN. President Steel Sates & Co.. Adam, and l dre.n lit ' y
Corporation, 129 So. Jefferson St. LOUIS WOLPP. Pre.lcieni i wi
MII.TON S. PLOllSIiniM, President Manufacturing 'Co..ooi ?W iakoBt
The Florsliclm Shoo Co,, Adams and HAItllY A, WIIEELKn.Vlca.Vrci also
Clinton Sts. Vlco-Pres. Union Trust Co '
DAVID D. OANN, Oann & Peaks, At- FJIKDEIUCK It rtAWflON,' President
tornoys. Borland Block. Also President Union Trust Company
A HTItONO IIANK l"OU 1IU8INESS MEN LOC.VTEH ON THE NEAK WEST SIDE
Members of Clilcneo ClenrliiK Iloiuo Asxoclatlon Pederal Itesene System of V, S. A.
ABOLISH THIS JOB
The Department of Public Ser
vice Is an Unnecessary Hard-
ship on the Taxpayers.
Tho city department of public sor
vlco should bo abolished.
It Is an unnecessary nest of slno
cures. Tho biggest slnccuro in It is tho Job
A visit to his office may dlscloso this
This department cost tho weary
taxpayers of Chicago, $76,910 last
It pretends to roccivo, Investigate
and adjust complaints regarding ser
vice, rates, products and othor matters
rclnting to tho health, comfort, con
venience or safety of tho public as
affoctcd by public utilities.
Let us laugh.
Everybody knows what a Joko this
department is and how llttlo it docs.
John W. Fowler, president of tho
solid and rcllablo Control Trust &
Savings Bonk, is ono ot tho leading
mon of Chicago. Ho stands for prog
ress in our civic lifo.
Tho Dels Piano School is gaining in
popularity and its graduates aro noted
for tholr proficiency.
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
an Oliver Nine and give full de
tails with no obligations to you.
The Oliver Typewriter Company
B-tl Oliver TyjwrlUr Hldf Chleafo
Karl Mayer & Company
Service Shaving and
Telephone Central 2133
36 South State Street CHICAGO