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at Chicago, llllnola, unaar Act ef March 3, 1171. 179 W. Washington St., Chicago, III.
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Entered ai Seeand Claaa Mtrttar October 11, NN, at
Office at Chicago, llllnola, under Aet af Mare t.
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THIRTIETH YEAH, NO.
EXTRA DRV DEMS
Dunne -Harrison Democracy Meets in
a Popular Madison Street Saloon
and Froths at the Mouth
Denounces the Search and Seizure Act and Then
Hysterically Declares Itself for Free
The drought has hit tho Dunnc-Har-rleon
crowd amidships. At u rogu
ar meeting in a well known and pop
ular Madison streot drinking placo
It was declared by tho Harrison
Dunne Democrats that tho search and
solzuro act will bo u boost for tho
inltlntivo and a referendum In tho
constitutional convention. In n fore
word to ii platform it adopted tho
Harrison-Dunne group remarked:
"Reactionary IntoreBtB, It Is appar
ent, aro Intending to obtain control
of our constitutional convention.
Many petitions filed by both ltcpull
can and Domocratlc candidates give
rlso to serious misgivings with ref
erence to whether tho constitutional
convention will bo progressive or re
actionary. "Tho Initiative and referendum in
particular furnishes tho only method
b) hicn we ure to uncap': vMli'-caous
legislation. Tho provisions .of laws
such as tho search and seizure act 're
cently passed by tho legislature of
Illinois and signed by its govornor,
furnish an Illustration of tho neces
sity of an Initiative and referendum
But, singunrly enough, after taking
this belated stand for booze, which
was knocked silly by Dunno's women's
suffrage net, tho Dunno-Harrlson
crowd evoked a wonderful Intorest
Thoy forgot, If they woro over In
terested In tho subject, that tho city
nlrendy owns tho waterworks.
Tho pledgo which tho Dunno-Harrlson
group will require Its candi
dates for convention delegutos to
sign has four planks:
1. Plenary rights to ho grunted
municipalities, "to acquire, by pur
chase condemnation, or othorwlso, all
public utilities, such as waterworks,
electric light and power plants, heat
ing plants, traction systems, tolophono
and telegraph plants, wharves, and
othor public utilities, and to oporato
tho same in tho public Intorest."
2. Municipal debt limitations shall
not apply to Indebtedness "Incurred
In tho acquisition of remunerative
3. Constitutional provisions "en
abling tho poopla directly to Inltlato
by petition nnd enact by popular voto
laws for tho ntato, and by petition to
demand a reforondum upon tho adop
tion or disapproval of any law passed
by the legislature, and to enable tho
people to nmond tho constitution itsolf,
or any nrtlclo or clause thereof, by
popular potltlon nnd voto thereon.
The signatures of 10 per cent of tho
legal votors of tho stato shall mako
said potltlons valid and offoctlvo."
4. Full woman suffrage.
John M. Duffy a Strong Candi
date in the Twenty-First Dis
trict. Wm. H. Malone in the
Seventh. Carter Harrison May
Run in the Thirty-First.
John M. Duffy, tho woll known law
yor and public spirited eltlzon, has
announced his candidacy for dologato
to the constitutional convention from
tho Twonty-llrst senatorial district.
Mr. Duffy Is splendidly qualified for
tho placo and If elected will prove
his usefulness to tho peoplo. Ho la
honest and trustworthy and on all of
tho public issues of vital Importance
can be rolled upon to stand up for
tho rights of tho peoplo.
Judgo John M. O'Connor, who mado
Largest Weekly Circulation Among
People of Influence and Standing
92 Per Year In Advance.
n grcnt record In the Appellate and Su
perior courts, would mako an ideal
member of tho constitutional conven
tion. Mon llko Edward Osgood Drown,
tho grcnt Jurist nnd eminent lawyer,
would bo of great servlco to tho peo
plo us u delegate to the constitutional
W. II, Malone, chairman of tho
state board of equalization, has an
nounced that he will run In tho Sov
onth district, where tho Republican
organization is behind Amos C. Miller
nnd Frederic It. Do Young, a duo re
garded as ono of tho strongest slates
in tho county.
Reports were that among tho candi
dates likely to bo indorsed by tho
Harrlson-Dunno men aro: Henry M.
Ashton, Third district; John Trncger,
Fourth district; Frank Itngen, Fourth
district, William J. Reach, Nineteenth
district; Joseph Mclnerney, Twenty
Carter H. Harrison was boomed for
delegate to tho constitutional conven
tion by momhors of tho Dunne-Harrison
group. Ho will bo asked to run
In tho Thirty-first district. It Is a
strong Republican sector, but tho
Harrison men nusert tho bullet that
tho former mayor could bo elected.
Mr. Harrison, so far, has met sug
gestions that ho run with expressions
H. H. Merrick, president of tho Chi
cago Association of Commerce, has
written an open lotter to tho public
urging peoplo In every community to
buy Chicago Rand buttons at $10 a
year. "Our band platform," ho said,
"is to bo u public forum whero sub
jects of Interest will bo presented
to tho crowds attracted to tho Chi
cago Band." Tho band gives a public
concert almost every night.
Many Irish-Americans Are Anx
ious to See How Much Some of
the Fellows Who Have Made
Political Fame and Money Out
of Their Nationality Will Sub
scribe for the Cause.
From Their Past Records Some of
Them Who Are Rolling In Wealth
Gained from Political Preferment
Believe That It Is Better to Receive
Than to Give.
Now that tho Just cnuso of Ire
land is appealing for funds to main
tniu tho unequal light to right a na
tion's wrongs, muny people of Irish
blood are watching for tho returns
to seo how much some of tho profes
sional putrlots aro going to glvu up
far tho cause.
Whenever anything has been started
for Ireland in tho past somo of thoso
mon havo been tho llrst to start a
collection by passing tho hat, but
never by bonding tho list.
Ono or two of thorn owe all thut
thoy havo on earth, either in fomu
or moiioy to tho causo of sufforlng
Thoy havo taken advantage of tho
wrongs endured by tho land of their
fathers to launch thomsolvos Into tho
llmollght and keep thomsolves thoro
whllo thoro was anything to bo mado
out of It for themselves.
Thoy havo loft to others tho burdon
of tho real work to bo dono and tho
furnishing of tho cash necessary to
flnanco tho patriotic movements.
And somo of thorn havo accumu
lated big fortunes through clovor ma
nlpulation of their alleged patriotism,
when combined with politics.
Some of these fellows never ran
fur olllce that they did not make
money out of their candidacy -win or
Tho checks (lowed Into thcm from
their admlrors by the bucket full.
It will bo interesting to noto how
Treasurer of the Republican National
much these ducks nnd somo others j
llko thorn will contribute to tho cause
to which thoy owo so much.
Somo of tlieso follows could easily
afford to givo $25,000 as a startor to
Tho rank nnd file of Irish-Americans
always havo given and always
will give generously for tho cause of
Tho professional patriots who havo
distinguished themselves ns tight
wads in tho past will continue to do
so in tho future unless all signs full.
Frank A. West has boon appointed
by Mayor Thompson and confirmed
by tho city council as a momhor of
tho board of stationary ongliioors. A
hotter appointment could not havo
been mado. Mr. West, who served
with credit on tho stnto board of
equalization Is ono of tho most popu
lar citizens of tho north side.
CHICAGO 8ATUBDAT, JULY 2(5,
UPHAM A WINNER
National Republican Convention
for 1920 Likely to Be Brought
to Chicago by Committee He
Democrats Are Sanguine That the
Big Nominating Body for Their
Party Will Come Here Also.
Fred W. Uphnni, always In the fote
front of every fight for tho advance
ment of Chicago's IntoroBts, Is nt the
licntl of tho movement to' bring tho
Republican national convention to
Chtcngo in 1020.
Mr. llphnm Is treasurer of tho na
tional republican commltico and his
Influence and popularity with the
members will do much to win the
Roger C. Sullivan nnd'-other lead
ing Democrats arc making a grent
fight to get tho national Democratic
convention here. .
Chicago has had seven, Republican
nnd thrco Democratic conventions in
that time, while St. Louis lms had
thrco Domocratlc and ono Republican
feathering since 1880. No other city
has had more than one. Chicago also
Is the only city which entertained
FRED W. UPHAM,
Committee and Leading Chleagoan Who Is Working Hard to Bring Con
ventlon Here Next Year.
both conventions In any one year.
Here is tho list:
188S St. Louis.
1900 Kansas City.
1904 St. Louis.
1910 St. Louis.
1890 St. Louis.
City Council Votes to Help South Water
Street Property Owners Make
More Rent Money
But Refuses to Put on the Ballot a Proposition
to Issue Bondi for More
South Water street landlords get
almost any rent thoy ask for their
property and have to do no repairing.
Tho bare walls and floors are nil
there Is to much of this property and
all that Is necessary to rent It well.
Now the people are asked to bond
tho city for $3,800,000 to Improve
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tho street to further advance tho
holdings of these landloids.
You would think tho peoplo were
mado of money tho way the aldermen
voted to lay It out on Monday night.
Horo Is tho way they ordered tho
Two million dollars for the com
pletion of Michigan boulovard, $2, 1(H),
(KID for tho extension and Improve
ment of Western avonue, $:!, 800,0011
for South Water Htreot, $5. 100,oij
for Ogdon avenuo, $fi,B00.i)00 for Ash
land avonue, and $9,200,000 for Roboy
Then tho fight of tho council's two
sessions started. Alderman Wood
hull asked that u bond Issue of $ 1,00a.
000 bo submitted for extension of
tho lighting system. Ho argued that
more lights aro urgently needed ami
that by tho substitution of olec-trU-ity
for gas and gasoline largo sums
could bo saved annually
Alderman Kostner Hnld that It wns
new matter and must bo referred
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to the finance committee. Alderman
McCormlck, who presented the first
resolution to the council to Increase
tho city's bonding power, the order
to propuro plans for the street Im
provements, and the order for calling
n special olrctlon to submit the Is
sues to tho voters, also favored street
Others mado speeches and Alder
man Kostncr moved to table Alderman
Woodhull's motion to submit the pro
posed $1,000,000 to the voters. It
wns tabled by a vote of 29 to 28, af
ter Alderman Toman declared: "You
will not add a nickel to the plan com
mission's program, or I'll stump the
city to defeat all bond Issues this
Tho council unanimously adopted a
resolution of Alderman Olson request
ing tho mayor to appoint a special
commlttco to ascertain what munici
pal Improvements are contemplated
In Dotrolt. Cleveland, Cincinnati, St.
Louis, Kaunas City, and other com
peting western cities.
Great Lakes Trust Bank Takes
in $3,023,467 on Opening
Tho Oreat Lakes Trust Company In
the Westminster building, South
Dearborn and West Monroe streets,
which opened Its doors on Tuosdny,
received deposits of $;i,023,lfiT on Its
llrst day of business. .1. Ogden At
mour made tho llrst deposit.
Tho Great l.'ikes Trust Company
formally opened Its flue hank for bus!- '
noss on Tuesday and depositors from
tho solldest people In Chicago Hocked
in from the opening to tho closing
hour. An Informal reception tendered
to the public by the olllcors and di
rectors of tho bank wns held In tho
banking quarters nt 110 South Dear
horn stroet from 9 a. m. until 5 o'clock
p. m. on Monday.
The bank starts with a paid-up cap
ital of $11,000,000, and a surplus of
The (Ircat Lakes Trust Company
has made application for membership
In tho federal reserve system and un
til Its membership Is approved It will
make clearings through tho Fort Dear
born National Hank.
Harry II Merrick, president ol the
Association of Commerce, Is president
of the new institution, nnd many of
the (llH'Clois are heads of large In
dustrial and commercial Interest In
the middle west.
A banquet of the stockholders was
held at the Hotel Sherman Tuesday
night, celebrating the formal opouing.
Following Is n list of the ofllcers
and directors of the new bank.
Harry 11. Morrlck, president, for
merly vlco-presldent Central Trust
Company of Illinois.
Jnmos C. Johnson, ;lco-prosldent,
formerly vice-president Citizens Na
tional Hank, Kvausvlllc, Indiana.
John W. Thomas, vlco-presldent,
formerly vice-president Central Trust
Company of Illinois.
Jtayinond It, I'helps, vice-president,
formerly Credit Department, First Na
Chns. C. Wilson, vice-president and
cashior, formerly cashier Continental
and Commercial Trust A: Savings
W. A. Nlcol. asst. cashier, formerly
with Chicago Savings Hank & Trust
K. L. Augustus, asst. cashier, for
merly with CltUons National Hank,
H. F. Afflock, president Universal
Portland Cement Company Chicago.
F. L. Datomnn, president Trans
continental Freight Company, Chi
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C. A. Hlckctt, President, lllckctt
Coal &. Coko Company, Chicago.
William Ilutterworth, president
Dcore Plow Company, Mollno.
Joseph Dyflchl, president Hotel
Shcrmnn Company, Chicago,
A, A. Crane, vice-president First and
Security National Dank, Minneapolis,
Donald It. Cotton, Cnrnoglo Steel
Company, St. Paul, Minnesota.
Joseph II. Edwards, president Kel
logg Swltchbonrd & Supply Co., Chi
cago. Samuel M. Hastings, president,
Computing Scnlo Co. of America,
James C. Johnson, vlco-presldent.
Harry II. Merrick, president.
John S. Miller, attorney, Chicago.
II. II. Ogden, president First Na
tional Bank, Muskogeo, Okla.
Otto E. Osthoff, vlco-presldent II.
AI, Byllesby ft Company, Chicago.
John C. Paddock, cashior Merchants
& Illinois .Vutijlormf Hank, Pcorlit, 111.
Ilaymond It. Phelps, vice-president.
David B. Plerscn, vice-president
Stophons-Adnmson Mfg. Co., Aurorn.
Frank W. Henwick, vice-president
Chicago Clrnvel Co,, Chicago.
John F. Smulskl, president North
western Trust k. Savings Hank, Chi
cago. Louis M. Stumer, Stumer, Rosenthal
& Eckstein, Chicago.
(ieorge H. Taylor, real estate Chi
cago. John W. Thomas, lcc-proflldont.
L. M. Vlles, president Tho Hudn
Chas. C. Wilson, vice-president und
W. H. Yager, president Arms Palace
Horse Car Company, Chicago.
Joseph I. Zook, treasurer Mont
gomery Ward & Co., Chicago.
MAN ACTS PROMPT
LY AND WELL
Summons a Jury of Experts and
Men of Experience to Fix
Responsibility for the
Coronnr Peter M. Hoffman acted
with his usual promptness when the
(rightful airship catastrophe at tho
Illinois Trust & Savings Hank was
presented to him Ho summoned a
jury of tho ablest mechanical and en
glueerlm: eperts In the city so that
tho responsibility for the disaster
might be lled upon tho proper
Hort J. Smyth of B24S ICvergreen
avenue, the bright nnd popular i-on
of P n. Smyth, tho well known writer
and genealogist, Is back from tho war
In Kurope. He was in aetivo sen
leo across the water for nearly two
years, going over with ono of the first
units to reach France Ills mum
friends are glad to see him home
again sate and sound.
Fdward J. Fleming, seeretar of
State Attorney Hoyno seven jean
will leavo the prosecutor's nfllco An
gust 1 to take up a business career,
Mr Hoyno announced yestorday. He
will bo succeeded by Cleorgo T Ken
ney, woll known and popular ropoiter
for the Herald and Kxamlner
Judge Victor P Arnold Is making
n line record in the Juvenile eomt
Largest Weekly Circulation Among
People of Influence and Standing