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PUBLIC SERVICE BUNK I
PETER M. HOFFMAN,
Popular Coroner, Often Talked of for Higher Honors.
The So-Called Legal Fraternity
Rotten With Alleged Lawyers,
Who Live Upon the Sorrows
The Chicago legal fraternity needs
a purgative It Is too full of crooks
and blackmailers who are living upon
tho misfortunes of others. Follows
who hnvo given up all sort of Jobs
where they had an opportunity to get
hold of other pooplo's troubles, llko
discharged and dlcredtted former
nsslntant public attorneys, and other
vermin of that Ilk arc reported to bo
thriving JuRt now. 0:io long-haired.
fiplndle-Rhankoil Hcoundrol, who hold
an olllclal Job long enough to got on
both sides of a curtain divorce caie,
is reported to havo quite 'a meal
ticket working loth sides of It. Ho
is only one of many. This class of
vermin la boosted nnd nldod by cer
tain "reform" associations, somo of
which are paid out of tho public
funds and nro "authorized" black
mailers. Tho exposuro of thoso frauds Is cer
tain to come, nnd will shako tho
daylights out of tho legal crooks,
who now fatten on human misery.
SIGN OF THE TEETH
An Alderman Proposes a Fitting
Symbol for the Department
of Public Service.
A woll known nb.erman suggests
thnt n doublo sot of teeth, slmllnr to
some Halstod street dontlst signs bo
adopted as a symbol for thu Chicago
Department of Public Sorvlco.
Tlio aldtrniun docs not say
whether tho teeth nro to bo used on
public utilities or on tho public It
pelf. nnkllos restaurants havo mado n
namo for thoniHoivos In Chicago,
which stands for good service, good
food and pood O'liilpmoni. John Rak
llos. tho proprlotor of this popular
Btring of rostnuinnts Is a progressive
and patriotic Atnottenn citizen. He
has been a hard worker for tho Lib
erty Loan and has dnno much towards
lining up tho Greeks of Chicago In tho
flno showing tl" hnvo mado.
Coroner Petor M. Hoffman Is ono
of tho most popular public olllclnls In
Able President of the Board of Local Improvementa.
Too Many of Them to Suit the
If tho City I opaitmcnt of Public
?orvlco over gets thiough shtupcnlng
Its teeth It should look after tho
street signs placed at Interactions.
Hundreds of thorn nro misspelled.
Many of thom aro misleading.
South Wells street at Cist slroot Is
ttlll named on tho sign at that cor
ner. S. nth avenue
Sedgwick street Is misspelled
Scdgowlck street on all signs.
Tooker plnco, called alter ur.
Tooker, tho Chicago Inventor of tho
Keyless lire alarm box, Is mlsspolled
And so It goes all over tho city.
Inspecting smokes la ovldently
easier than Inspecting Bomo kinds of
W. T. Cummlngn, tho woll known
englneor nnd contractor, has mado n
lino jeeotd. His work Is praised all
over tho country.
Harry It. Gibbons Is mnklus
record as county trensuror.
William Lcgnor nlwayn nerved Chi
cago well. Ho watt ono of tho bes
Sanitary TtustecM tho city ovor had.
Adam Ortaelton, ono of tho host of
Chicago's City Trenouiora, would
mako u good State Trensuror.
Joseph r. HaaB Is making a splen
did record as recorder of deeds. Ills
oinco Is conducted along linos that
glvo great satisfaction to tho public.
Michael Heady, tlio popular presi
dent and tronsnicr of tho Heady &
Cnllnghnn Coal company, Is ono of
the most highly renpocted business
men In Chicago, His company Htumls
high In tho coal trade.
Colonel August W. Millor, popular
clerk of tho Circuit Court la making a
splendid public record.
Dennis J. Egnn Is a Domocrattc
leader of force, ability and popularity.
Tho Ollvor typewriter is praised by
till who hiie used It.
The Tooth Extracting and Smoke
Consuming Department in the
City Hall Makes People
Why doesn't tlio alleged city de
partment of Public Scrvlco got after
tlio fraudulent weighing machines,
with which the city Is infested?
Can you guess why It doesn't?
There arc 102,041 of these machines
scattered all over the city on city
It Is safo to say that 100,000 of them
are out of order most of tlio time.
They yield an Immense rovenuo, as
oach imtron is obliged to glvo up one
cent for tlio prlvilcgo of finding out
how much ho docs not weigh.
Another fraud on the public is tlio
counterfeit gum vending cenMn-tlio
(dot machine which In tlio majority of
oases, takes the cent but yields no
Why is it that tho City Department
of Public Scrvlco permits theso frauds
A big fight is being mado at Spring
field for tho passago of tho following
laws affecting Chicago:
Non-partisan elections for aldermen
Reducing tho number of aldcrmon
from soventy to fifty.
Increasing tho number of city
wards from thlrty-flvo to fifty, with
one alderman representing each ward.
Recall for aldermen and mayor.
Eliminating tho ofTlces of city
clerk and city treasurer from tho
elective olllccs and making thom op
polntlvo by tho council.
Tho bills, If successfully pushed
through tho stnto legislature muBt go
to tho pooplo for ratification on a ref
Tho city manager plan of govern
mont, which was also submitted to
tho city council, was nut In tho dis
card. r' " '"" "-- -l- rntl
mentfi tnvoi- or tno city manager
meni ... ravor or tno w.y
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I I1U IUUJU11I Ui IIIU UIUUW1H--I U.W .
fool that tho council bo trusted with
tho selection of a mayor, nnd others
lalsed the objection that tho pooplo
would thereby havo no volco In tho
Bolcctlon of their executive
Tho contemplated chnngo In tho
nldormnnle system was first brought
to tho council In a bill providing for
four years Instead of two-year tcrmB
for tho city fathers and provided for
ono alderman from each of thlrty
flvo wards. It lost by a voto of 32
to 27 and was then nmonded to pro
vldo for fifty wards, with an nldor
mnn from each.
NEED HOUSE NUMBERS
Over Half the Residences, Stores,
Apartment Buildings and Other
Structures in Chiccago Are
Tho casual obsorvor cannot fall to
notlco that ono of tho crying nooda
of Chicago Is Btroct numbora on tho
Slnco tho passago or tho new stroot
car ordinance which provides for
tho stopping of tho cars nt ovon
numbered cornors only, tho nbsonco
of tho numbers Is painfully notlco
able nnd much nnuoynnco Is folt In
Lottor cnrrlorB nnd others who havo
long suffered from this flagrant dis
regard of tho law requiring numbers
on every house havo grown tired of
uttering complaints. No attention
was paid to thom.
Wholo blocks all ovor Chicago aro
without numbers, and no ono In au
thority appears to euro about tho
Androw IJ. Houghnn, tho woll known
Chicago lnwyor, with olllccs nt 5
North La Sallo street, is frequently
mentioned for Judlclnl honors. Ho
would mnko u good Judge Mr.
Houghnn Is a Chicago product, born
nnd raised In tho city, and his record
at tho bar has boon a succcessful and
Edmund T. Porklns, tlio woll known
englneor, Is a progrosslvo Chlcagoan
with a national reputation In his pro
fession. rornri u publication)
Ui-port of tlui loiullttoii of
Mechanics & Traders State Bank
located nt CIiIchko. Slnto or Illinois, nt
ilio clour or liiuinc-hs on tlio SOth day of
Jiiiui. t'H''. ns liuulo to tlio Auditor or
l'ulill" ci-oiiniH or tlio Stnto ot Illinois,
imrsiiiint to law.
1 l.onrm nnd dlccounts ?l,5",5?,;,IS!
' OWTllllllU 6U1-20
i s iionils ji:v::.
I l.liiorly 1 .0.UI Ilonds liS.UtB.ui)
n t'c-iilllintos or Indnlitediit-as -.-.,
n Wnr HnvliiKit HtniniiH n.hxi'?
7 other bomlH nml stockH.... 255,J17.05
s llanldiiK lioiihK, ruinlturo
nnd tlxtiin-H 13S.O0
i Other reul cstntu liAVrVki
in Duo from hanks VX'iiSM!'.
11 Cnsli 13.31J5C
IS i:cliiuiKc-H, chucks nnd col-
11 Other lesourues Vn'.nA
1 1 Hoveiuio stninps luo.w
Total roBources 2,COI,021."8
1 fiipitiil stock imlrt In 2(!'!-!!.f(!
2 surplus fund M.onn.oo
,! t'liilUlilcd profits (net).... ".MM?
I 1)t posits 2,301,131.85
l Hue to hunks Vii
n DIvldendH unpaid 3,000.00
7 HcstTvtd for taxes and In- .,,,
H ('ontliiKent fund
9, Hills pujnhlo und redis
counts 10 Other liabilities
Total lliitillltk-8 $2,004,021.78
T, Norton V Slono. Pushier of tho Me
chanics and Traders Stnto Hank, do sol
inniy swear that tho ahovo statement Is
truo to tho Inst or my knowlcdgo and
,,,,IICf NOUTON V STOND.
State or I'llnols. County or Cook, ss.
Hiilisorll ed nnd sworn to bororo me this
7th dny or Julv fl
' ' AHTiu'it A Ai.niNonn
(Seal) Notary Public.
CAST IRON PIPE
Bell and Spigot-Flanged
good for a pressure up
to 125 lbs., also Extra
Heavy for 250 lbs.
Lynchburg Foundry Company
General Sales Office, Peoples Gas Bldg., Chicago
Main Offices, Lynchburg, Virginia
YOU ARE JUST AS
OLD AS YOUR SPINE
Even back as far as Ccasar's tlmo
this saying was used. In later years,
men substituted for It "A mnn's Just
as old 08 ho feels". Taking tho two,
and combining tho meaning, wo havo
tho truo expression and Chiropractic
interpretation "A man's Just as old
as his Splno allows him to fool."
Tho spinal column Is tho main con
duit through which tho norvo cables
pass from tho brain, and from which
tho tiny feeders nro distributed to
every portion of tho body. If through
abnormal curvature tho bones of tho
spinal column obstruct tho frco flow
of tho health-giving currents from tho
brnln to tho bodily organs, dlseaso ro
suits In tho organs so affoctcd. Tho
Chiropractor adjusts tho causo of tho
trouble removes tho prcssuro on tho
norvos without tho nso of Drugs or
Knlfo. This nllows Nnturo to build
up tho diseased organs or tissues. If
thoro Is nny abnormal condition pros
ont In your body which la cnuslng you
suffering, lot Chiropractic bring back
normal conditions so you mny again
onjoy good health. P. II. Soubold,
Chiropractor, 1331 Stovcns Bldg. Adv.
Granvllls W. Drowning would make
good member of the Circuit Court
Stlllman B. Jaruioaot. is one of the
coming mon In the Republican party.
Ho Is honest and able.
Adam Wolf Is one or Vno moat popu
lar men In Chicago. Yon can't beat
Alderman Walter P: Stoffon Is mak
ing a flno record In tho city council.
Judgo Kieknam Scnnlan fulfills tho
expectations of his frlenda. His rec
ord on the bench la a good one.
Patrick J. Can ts making a good
record aa trustee of the Sanitary Dis
trict of Chicago.
Dr. Goorge Sultan always made a
good record In public life.
Mnurlco T. cullorton Is much ro
epoctcd as a leader In labor circles.
Frank Wocgor, too well known
brewor and business man, Is talked of
for State Auditor nnd State Treasurer.
Hit would Oil either position well.
Juupo Jonn it. Cavorly gives gen
eral satisfaction to tho public in tho
Miiiiiciimi Court nnd grows moro
H-iDular ovory dny
Charles Molltor, a rocognlzed loader
in tho machinery trade, is ono of Chi
cago's leading nnd most rollablo busi
ness mon His name Is honored
wherover hn is known.
Thomas J. Sauennan of Ohio and
Clark atrooU and proprietor of the
oldest saloon and restaurant In Chi
cago hns the finest bar fixtures In
America. Thoy were made over fifty
yoars ago, nnd the earring was all
dono by hnnd, Tho Gorman Historical
Hoc lei y )im taken photographs of
D. Lundo deaorvos credit for tho
splendid quality of meats with which
ho mippllca tho pcoplo.
John W. L'ckhart la a
whom Chicago Is proud.
Judgo John Stolk 1b doing great
work for the public in tho Speeders'
Klckhnm Scanlan would mako
great United States senator.
James 8. Hopkins, the able lawyer,
would mako a good Judgo of tlio Supe
Mon llko John W. Eckhart should
bo Bont to tho constitutional conven
tion. The Ollvor typowrltor is growing In
popularity. It Is tho host on the mar
ket. Judge Harrr 't. T)olan nas made
grand record as Municipal Judge.
Judge Klckhnm Scanlnn, the able
Jurist and popular orator, 1b often
spoken of for high political honors.
Ivan D. Koukoff, tho well known
money broker and steamship agont, Is
a leader on tho West Side, Ho would
mako a good county commissioner.
Department of Trade and Commerce.
Director William H. Boys, Stroator,
Assistant Director Jamoa S. Bald
win, Docatur; $4,000.
Superintendent of Insurance Fred
W. Potter, Albion; 5,000.
Piro Marshal John Gambor, Otta
Chief Grain Inspector Walter E.
Schmidt, Chicago; $5,000.
Department of Finance.
Director Omar H. Wright, Bolvl
Assistant Director Everett H.
Tripp, Bolvldcre; $4,200.
Administrative Auditor Joseph C.
Mnson, Chicago; $4,800.
Suporlntendont of Dopartmont Re
ports A. T. Splvoy, East St. Louis;
Department of Agriculture.
Dlroctor Charles Adklns, Boment;
Assistant Director H. II. Parko,
Suporlntondcnt of Foods nnd Dairies
John B. Nnoman, Elgin; $4,P0O.
Suporlntendont of Animal Industry
W. W. Wright, Toulon; $3,600.
Chlnf Votorlnarlan A. T. Peters,
Chlof Gamo nnd Fish Wnrdon
Ralph F. Bradford. Pontine; $3,000.
Department of Labor.
Dlroctor Baruoy Cohen, Chicago;
Assistant Dlroctor Burt C. Boon,
Chlof Factory Inspector Robert 8.
Jones, Florn; $3,000.
Suporlntendont of Froo Employment
Offices W. G. Lowman, Danvillo;
Chief Inspector of Private Employ
ment 'Agoncles John J. McKennn,'
Department of Mines and Minerals.
Dlroctor Evan D. John, Carbon
Assistant Dlroctor Martin Bolt,
Department of Public Works and
Director LobIIo D. Putorbaugh, Peo
Assistant Director Thomas G. Von
num. Wntsoka; $4,000.
Suporlntendont of Waterways Wil
liam L. Sackott, MorrlB; $5,000.
Suporlntendont of Printing H. L.
Wllllnmsnu, Sprlngflold, $5,000,
Suporlntendont ot Purchases and
Supplies Honry H. Kohn, Anna;
Suporlntondcnt of Highways S. E.
Brndt. Do Kalh; $5,000.
Suporlntondont of Parks Frnnk D.
Lowman, Sandwich; $2,600.
Department of Public Welfare.
Dlroctor Charles H. Thome, Chi
Assistant Director James K. Mo
Cluro, Cnrllnvlllo; $4,000.
FIbcbI Supervisor Frank D. Whlpp,
Superintendent of Charities A. L.
Bowon, Sprlngflold; $5,000.
Superintendent of Prisons John L.
Whitman, Chlcngo; $5,000.
Superintendent of Pardons and Pa
roles William Colvln, Sprlngflold;
Department of Health.
Director Dr. C. St Clair Drake,
Suporlntondcnt of Lodging House
Inspection William H. McCulloeh,
Department of Registration and Edit
cation. Dlroctor Francis W. Shopardson,
Superintendent of Registration
Fred C. Dodds, Sprlngflold; $4,000.
Judge John flarton Paynn makes a
splendid President of tho South Park
Ono of tho most Intorostlng Btoros
In tho city to visit Is that of ICnrl
Mayer & Company, In tho North
Aniorlcan building, 30 South Stnto
Btreot. Mon go thoro for sorvlco
dental and shnvlng cronms, nnd wom
en for tho prlzo baby soap nnd a
grand Hun of toilot articles.
John W. Eckhart, tho merchant
millor, is not only a loador in tho
commercial Hfo of Chicago, but ho Is
a loador In Its political Hfo ns woll.
Mombors of tho Iroquois Club aro
novor tired ot tolling of how much Mr.
Eckhart has dono towards tho building
up ot that organization and Ills work
for tho succoss ot the Domocratle
party In National and local elections
has boon effective and great and has
contributed much towards bringing
victory to tho Domocratle standards.
Colonol August W. Millor la often
inoiitlonoil for stnto trensuror.
Who gets tlio bonoflt of tlio Public
Sorvlco Dopartmonts Utility extractions?
SALES AGENTS FOR
SALINE COUNTY COAL CO.
PEOPLES GAS BUILDING
Dr. M. Leininger & Sons
TEL. HUMBOLDT 6062
orricn iiounsi o a. m. to o
Telephone Monroe 4561
WILLIAM GANSCHOW COMPANY
Cut and Planed Gears, Cut Machine Racks
NOISELESS RAWHIDE PINIONS
WASHINGTON BOULEVARD AND
Talcpkona Dlversey 0040
ALL LEADING FIRE INSURANCE COMPANIES
JOHN H. BAULER
Alderman 22nd Ward
515 W. North Avenue
WILLIAM J. HEALY WALTER C. HEAtV
Telephone Monroe 6158
Wm. J. Healy & Co.
Loans Renting Insurance '
SUITE 12 HAYMARKET BUILDING
716 West Madison Street
INSURANCE IN ALL ITS BRANCHES CHICAGO
Electric Lighting Supplies
Edison Building, 72 West Adams Street
CARBONS CORDS BRUSHES,
SOCKETS SWITCHES MOTORS
te Mm? Double Service
n, i.pYmHny' ' fits any of your present sockets.
fjs. .J15-55' an ma'ccs room or an electrical
Wr (f-- V home appliance, and a lamp at
! W jtsjl the same time. You need a Two-
II jjL Wfly Pu8 hi every room.
11 WW'I! Electrical Supply Slorei Ererywbere
fmN0) J BENJAMIN electric MFa CO.
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BIG CREEK COAL CO.
BIG CREEK COALS
1286 MILWAUKEE AVENUE
I. M. 0fti ereulngf and Bandar A. If.