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AUG 1 9 1919
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Crrd flteend Cliu MfttUr October
Offle at Chicago, lltlnola. unaer Act
THIRTIETH YEAH, NO.
NAMED BY SCULLY
County Judge Appoints Strong Committee
of Prominent Chicago Men and Women
to Investigate Moron Situation
Exact Conditions Will Be Disclosed and Legislation
Recommended That Will lie move
Menace From City
County Judge, Thomas P. Scully,
with his usual promptness nnd pub
lic spirit, chnlrmnu of tho citizens'
commission chosen to investiguto tho
moron situation in Chicago hnd rcc
ommonded legislation, named tho com
mittees which will conduct tho cam
paign to search out tho degoncrates
nnd obtain legislation to removo tho
Tho commission's first task, tho
Judgo said, would bo a survey and
tabulation of tho exact situation. Tho
pormnncnt commission, ho Bays, will
offer a rcputnblo body other than
courts to which parents can como for
consultation nnd advice, either when
their children nro endangered by
morons or when children themselves
havo unhealthy tendencies,
Tho committees aro as follows:
Dr. H. N. Moyor, Dr. "A. Church, Dr.
W. A. Evans, Dr, Peter Bassoo, Dr.
Clara S. Widdowson, Dr. a. D. J. Grit
fin, Dr. G. W. Hall, Dr. A. Szwajkort,
Dr. V. M. Burroughs, Dr. J. It. Balling
or, Dr. G. J. Astc, Mrs. Ulchnrd W. Tom
pic, Mrs. Thomns Burns, Miss Amelia
Scars, Frank J. Skala, Dr. W. A. l'usoy,
Bishop Fallows, Graham II, Taylor,
Tho Hov. John W. Motility, Judge B.
Barusu, Coroner Hoffman, John A.
Itickert, Miss Minnie Low, Leo L.
Woll, Harry P. Lipsky, Graco Wilbur
Trout, Judge 11. 13. Crowo, Miss Mnry
M. Bartclmo, F. A. Donnlson, Miss
Edith Stamato, Mrs. Josephfuo II.
David K. Shnnahan, Judgo Victor
Arnold, Michaol L. Igoc, Ilobort M.
Sweltzor, Dr. W. J. HIckson, Judgo
Hugo Pam, Dr. Hugh T. Patrick, Dr.
Sidney Kuli, Dennis J. Egan, Chnrlcs
H, Thomo, Morton D. Hull, James
A. Kearns, S. E. Wolnshonker, Wll
Hum It. Wotzor, Dr. N. W. .Slngor,
Ralph S. Church, Dr. Chas. E. Heed,
Dr. U. T. Hlnton, Judgo Harry Olson,
Bishop A. J. McGavic, Cnthoiino W. Mc
Cullough, Judgo J. II. Hopkins, Edward
J. Brundago, Dr. Herman M. Adler,
Anton J. Cermak, Dr. Chas. E. Sec
loth, Dr. Thomas Loonnrd, Edwnrd J.
Glackin, James J. Barbour, Al P. Gor
man, Thomas Curron, John H, Alcock,
Peter Itoinbcrg, Dr. S. It. Pietrowlcz,
Dr. Eugene Cohn.
Dr. Julius G rinker, Mrs. J. T. Bo wen,
Dr. John Dill Robortson.Rov. Francis
Gordon, Judgo H. Horner, Miss Nolllo
Carlln, Sheriff Potors, Itov. C. J.
Qulllo, Chief J. J. Garrity,
Rev. Valontlno, Kolbock, Dr. Clar
ence Hoyman, Clara Schmltt, Jo
soph SIman, Harry B. Mlllor, Wil
liam Lister, Dr. Harry It. Hoff
man, Dr. S. N. Clark, Dr. Th. Roth
fitoln, Dr. Win. O. Kronn, Dr. A. B. T.
Hoym, Dr. James W. Hall, Dr. E. R.
LoCount, Dr. R. C. Sullivan, Dr. Bay-
nrd Holmes, Sr Mrs. It. L. McCnll,
Dr. Anna Dwyor, Mrs. Anna 11. Mon
roo, Dr. H. I. Davis, Dr. C. Vollnl,
F. Emory Lyon, Dr. D. P. Russell,
Dr. II. J. Gahagan, Mrs. I. N. Contllt,
Miss Knto Meudo.
Theso committees will meet In tho
chnmbors of tho County Court and
mako dollnlto plans for taking up
JUST LIKE PEABODY
Hewld-Examlnor, August 12:
Tho birthday in America has al
ways been a logitlmnto oxcubo for
converting ono's solf Into n recolvlng
But Francis S. Ppubody has Intro
duced tho Christmas spirit in tho day
by celobratlng his own natal anniver
sary with a gift to his son. Yostonlay
it was learned tho mllllonalro coal
doaler had transferred tho tltlo to a
$40,000 ostato near Hinsdale to his
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of March 3, 1171.
Office of Publication.
179 W. Waihlngton St., Chicago, III.
t2 Per Year In Advance.
son, Stuyvcsant, tho occasion being his
Stuyvcsant Penbody nnd family havo
boon residing on this property for
Bovernl years nnd, ns tho eldor Pea
body snys, "It was quite tho proper
thing that they should havo the tltlo
Francis Penbody was director of
coal production of tho Council of Na
tional Defense in tho early part of
tho war and later was appointed di
rector of tho bureau of mines by
Secretary of tho Interior Lnno. In
this capacity and ns chnlrmnn of tho
board for regulating tho storage of
explosives ho served tho government
until after th6 armtstico.
CITY OFFICIALS .
SURE BAKER WILL
PERMIT LAKE FILL
City olllclnls who paiticlpatod in
tho frnt.'ing of tho Illinois Central
electrification, tormlnal and South
Shoro development ordinance, which
was passed by tho City Council, ex
pressed conlldenco thoy would bo nolo
to convinco Secretary of War Bakor
that ho should Issuo a permit for
filling In tho lako front, despite tho
objections made by .Major Gcnoral
Black, chief of engineers mid advisor
to Mr. Bakor.
General Black testified boforo a
congressional commltteo Inst month
that ho bolloved tjio ordinance did
not provldo for sufllclont harbor fa
cilities to take caro of tho future
ncods of tho city.
"Tho ordinance provides for twolvo
plors, each 1,000 feet in length, to bo
built between Slxtoonth and Thirty
first stroots," said Chairman Llpps of
tho council committee on railway ter
minals. "Our onglnoors cstlmnto
thoro aro not enough boats on tho
lakes to occupy that much spaco at
any ono time."
Popular Secretary to Chief of
Police for Years Gets For
William Luthardt, susponded secre
tary of Chlof of Pollco Garrity, Is to
becomo chlof clerk of tho dotectlvo
buroau. James Markhnm, chlof clork
at tho buroau, Is to becomo tho chief's
secrotnry, and Charles Agnow, tho
chlof's present secretary, is to bo
given "nnothor place" not mado pub
lic for tho present.
Luthardt was suspended by Chlof
Garrity two months ago nftor "leaks"
woro dlscovored In his ofllco by tho
chlof. Tho chlof snld Wednesday that
tho suspension will bo lifted Inasmuch
as thoro is not enough ovldouco
ngalust Luthnrdt to mako charges
"stick" boforo tho city civil sorvlco
"L" LINES IN
As nearly as Brltton I. Budd of tho
Chicago elevated linos and Leonard
A. Busby, prosldont of tho Chicago
surface lines, can estimate, tho in
creaso in fares granted by tho stato
public utilities commission to bring
about a settlement of tho car mon's
stilka has yielded a 20 per cont in
crease in rovonuo,
Said Mr. Buuby:
"Aa nearly as wo can flguro Horn
tho leturns so for recolved, wo aro
Bolting about a 20 par cont incroaso
in rovonuo from tho Increased fares,
! fyl f
But It's Impossible as yet to figure
nut exactly, as tho conductors nro
having n tcrrlbio tlmo with their trip
sheets. In n day or so wo'll know
Mr. Busby added that on tho basis
of an nvorngo of $108,000 per diem In
come tho nvorngo ante-striko in
come tho surface lines would now
bo collecting about $130,000 a day.
That's as closo as ho could como.
PEABODY FOR SENATOR
Tho candidacy of Francis S. Pea
body for tho democratic nomination
for United States sonntor took tan
glblo form at a dinner glvon by tho
doinocrntlo commlttoo of Dupago
county at tho Hotol Sherman.
Although Mr. Penbody lives In Du
page county it is understood that the
Sullivan organization of Cook county
stands ready to Indorso him. Thoro
Is continued talk of E. D, Shurtloff as
ono of tho candidates against Con
gressman McKinloy for tho ropubllcun
Coroner Peter M. Hoffman Is al
ways alort in looking after tho in
terests of tho peoplo.
INDEPENDENT IN ALL THINGS, NEUTRAL IN NONE.
UPHAM TELLS OF
Treasurer of National Republican
Committee Returns from the
East with News of Governor's
An Interesting Inside glimpse Into
tho Louden possibility wns given by
Fred W. Uphnm, treasurer of tho Re
publican National Committee. Ho has
just returned frohf u trip through the
East and snys Governor Lowden's
chnnces nro growing by leaps nnd
According to JJr. Uphnm, tho gov
ernor's wnr attitude, his administra
tion of stato affairs, nnd his adapt
ability becauso or Illinois geographi
cal location, Is winning lilm many of
tho Republican iiullonnl lenders to
Ho said that many national party
lenders believed' that no enndidnto
could bo successful in tho convention
without tho support of Senator Hlrnin
Johson of California. Ho expressed
tho bollof that it Senator Johnson
should not bo nblo to sccuro tho nomi
nation himself! he would throw his
strength to Lowden.
Brigndior General Charles G. Dawos
is expected to lead the Lowden forces.
If ho can bo provallcd upon to un
dcrtnko the organization campaign,
announcement of the Lowden boom
ers ns to tho personnel of their cam-
. hrfj&iA . viwa -
FRANCIS S. PEABODY.
Popular Democratic Candidate for United States
palgn commltteo may bo oxpectod
next weok from Springfield.
Gonnrnl Dawes himself has been
mentioned as a potential candidate
for the presidency, ospeclully slnco
his arilval in Now York soma days
ago. In viow of tho long-dovoloped
Lowden movomont, howovor, nnd tho
strong porsonnl friendship botweon
tho two mon it is predicted tho gun
oinl will not allow much tlmo to
olapso before romovlng himself from
tho Hold with a strong Indorsement
of tho Illinois oxecutlvo.
E, W. Martin, ono of tho most pop
ular mon In tho financial and business
world, is Chicago manager for tho
big houso of Charlos Stonohnm &
Co,, dealers In securities, with ofllcos
at 178 West Jackson boulovnrd, and
branches fix jilno leading cities of tho
COST OF LIVING
Chicago Association of Commerce Takes
Hold of Situation in Chicago and
Relief Is in Sight
Will Finance the
Tho Chicago Association of Com
merce will bo asked to flnnnco tho
proposed snlo of n pnrt of tho gov
ernment food stores direct to the pub
lic through milk stations now being
established throughout tho city by
olllclals of tho Anti-Profiteering
R. It. Blakesloy nnd J. B. Kenney
of tho Icaguo will lay the plan bo
foro H. II, Merrick, president of tho
association. If ho agrees to lend the
support of tho association, govern
ment olllclals will bo lntervlowcd in
at attompt to obtain tho food.
Tho plan as outlined is, first, tho
purchase by tho league of a quantity
of tho canned goods to ho sold
through tho pnrcolB post August IS.
Second, snlo to housowlvos through
tho milk stations, thus eliminating
tho cost of pnrcols post delivery.
Third, arrangements with bankors and
philanthropists for loans to neody
Business men will bo asked to loud
nutomnbllo trucks for transporting
food, ns is now being dono for tho
bnbios' froo milk fund,
Organization of brunches of tho
Anti-Profiteering Longuo In Evans
ton, Austin, Englowood, Hydo Park
and othor districts wns discussed at
Entered at Second Clasa M fitter October 11, MM,
Office at Chicago, llllnola, under Act of Mara) a.
Sale of Government Food Stores
to the People
n meeting nt Oil Wesmlnster Build
Reports from tho questionnaire com
mittee on tho North Sldo showed that
efforts of tho women In one commu
nity woro responsible for a reduction
In tho prlco of lamb from Ct to 42
cents n pound within a week.
Membership cards labeled "antl
pioflteor" to bo pasted In windows
of grocors who nro "on tho square
with tho public" will bo prepared nnd
Organization of branches of the
Icaguo In Evanston, Austin, Englc
wood, Hydo Park and other districts
Popular Chicago Alderman and
Able Lawyer is Much Talked
of For the Place.
There Is much talk among Repub
licans In faor of tho nomination of
Alderman William R. Totzor for
states nttornoy next year to succeed
Maclay Hoy no. q
Mr. 1-Y'tzor Is nit able and well
known lawyer nnd served with distinc
tion uh assistant states attorney some
Mr. Potzer's record In tho city
council has been nu extremely active
nnd very useful ono for his conatltu
outs. Alderman Fetzor worked hard for
tho elevation of tho tracks of tho
South Chicago branch of tho Illinois
Central In tho terminal ordinance.
Ho fought for and obtained an ex
tension of the "L" It. R. for tho bene
fit of his constituents In the traction
ordinance, which wns defeated at tho
polls last fall "L" to run from C7th
to S3rd strcot on South Park avonuo.
Alderman Pctzer lias mado u lino
record ns chairman of tho Health
Commltteo of tho City Council. Ho
was named by Judgo Scully on tho
Commltteo on Morons; wns appointed
by tho mayor In Dr. Robertson's
school for nurses and figures promi
nently in many public movements now
Aldorman Pot.er's popularity with
tho people has been nttested by tho
grcnt voto ho has polled In his homo
ward as compared with othor popular
Running for alderman, ho polled
1S.000 votes last Spilng, running 7,000
otos ahead of Mayor Thompson. In
tho Republican primary Kot.er re
ceived 11,000 moro votes than Chlof
Justlco Harry Olson.
llo Is certainly In lino for higher
honors nnd states attorney may bo
ono of thoin.
Eastern Weather Docs Not Agree
With Our City Fathers.
A dispatch to tho Horald-Kxainiiior,
on Tuesday, said: "Sovon weary
monibors of the Chicago council po
llco commlttoo arrived horo tonight,
with tho other nlno members btlll
homowhoro botweon this city and Buf
falo. Tho investigation of tho New York
pollco department, which was sched
uled to Bturt tomorrow, may havo to
bo dolaycd becauso of tho absonco of
tho nlno nldormon. Tho automobiles
in which thoy aro riding aro carry
ing tho strcot clothes of tho party
Tho early arrivals spent n miser
able ovenlng. Thoy entered the hotol
In khaki uniform. Utor waiting In
their rooms for sowrnl hours,
ashamed to nppour on tho street, tho
'Horo wo aro In Now York and
WHOLE .N lMUElt 1550
everybody on tho Htreet out for n
good time. H took us throe days to
get here, and now wo havo to sit In
this hotel and look out of tho win
dows at tho bright lights,' commented
Alderman McDouough, sadly. 'I um
bo hungry I could cat this chair.'
'Why don't wo go out nnd cat In
ono of thoso "ono urm" Joints?' sug
gested Alderman Touhy.
'Mo with my nppetlte, and my
promiticnco eating In ono of thoso
places?' shouted McDouough. 'I will
fill up on water llrst.'
'I nm going out whether it's Now
York or not.' dolled Chulrmnn Stcf
fen. Ho went. Tho others passed tho
evening In their rooms reading Chi
No word from the missing olllclals
bus. been received. It Is believed one
of their earn hrok (Jov.-n " U
John M. Glenn Is a Strong Can
didate in the Sixth District.
John M. Glenn of Evaustou, strong'
and popular candidate for delegate to
the Constitutional Convention from
tho Sixth District, entertained 17 pre
cinct committeemen of the "Mth
ward at dinner at tho Hotel Morrl
don on Tuesday, llo cut heavily Into
tho candidacy of Oeorgo A. Duptiy,
who Is also a candidate. Mr. Dupuy
was there. So was Mr. Cannon. So
was Aid. Llpps. The gathorlng did
not mako any Indorsement, but Mr.
Glenn mid his managers expressed
themselves ns "moro than satisfied."
Committeeman Cannon and Aid. Llpps
woro decidedly friendly to Mr. Glenn,
Judging by tho tono of their spooches.
Rufus C. Dawes is another of tho
Evanston candidates. Ho may get
tho support of the Evanston city Re
publican organization, which has not
mndo nny indorsement ns yet. Por
kins B, Bass Is friendly to Mr. Duwes,
it Is understood, and there Is likely
to bo n brisk skirmish before tho
twonty Evanston committeemen mako
tholr ofllcial selection some tlmo next
VOTE FOR GLENN
The best equipped enndidnto for
deiogato to tho constitutional con
vention In the Sixth district Is John
M. Glenn Ills rlpo experience,
prawn ability, and courage, and ster
ling hnnestj lit him tor the place
NEW FIRE CHIEF
People Are Wondering Whether
Buckley, Crapo, Kenyon or
Some Other Man Not Men
tioned Will Succeed O'Connor.
Who will bo tho next flro marshal?
Mayor Thompson, with his usual
good judgment and foresight, has been
taking tho inattor quietly mid will
mako no mistake when ho nanio.s a
man to fill tho position.
A number ol good men nro talked
of, among thorn:
Edward J. Buckley, llrst assistant
Joseph L. Kenyon, battalion chief,
.Tamos Crapo, battalion chief.
And tho acting Chief Thomas
O'Connor, who Is now filling tho job
as a hold-over appointee, pending tho
sending of tho name of n llio maishnl
to tho city council for continuation.
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