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Knttrtd Siojnd C1m Matter October
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ESMU ISHED OCTOBER 5, 1889
.irporttd Uiuter tin Law of Illinois.
Kound-4 by HKNUY T DONOVAN.
The Chicago Eagle, a newapaper
fer all elaaael of readers, It davpted
to National, State and Local Pol.
Ittcsi to the publication of Mu
nicipal. State, County and San
Iter? OJjtrlct newii to comment
Vi mmis In public llfei to cJafn
eaebaJ and Sport, and to the
WtUiaW1) ' Deneril Inlprmatlon
ef pJTdTIc Intereet. Financial, Com
nterclal and PjolltlUal.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 16, 1919.
EXPLAIN RENT RAISE,
Landlords commonly pictured as
men sprouting honiB while they crush
tenants whh 25 mid 00 per cent rent
Increases, Happed their nngel wings In
holy horror before tho Bonrd of Re
view, where chnrges of profiteering
were being nuulo and heavy doses of
taxes were being prepared as an an
tidote. Tho high cost of coal, Janitors,
decorators and everything else that
goes toward providing service for
apartment tenants furnished tho text
.for tho lnndoids' wall bofore tho tax
body. It did not deter tho rovlowers
In their plan for penalizing the reat
"It happens that this Is quadren
nial year, nt s hlch tlmu nil tho values
on real estuto and Improvements are
retdjustod," mild Pntrlck A. Nash,
member of tho bonrd. "Tho assessors
havo boosted all values and In tho
natural course of events all the land
lords will be In before us."
A regular catechism has been pre
pared by tho reviewers for tho land
lords to come. They will bo aslod
to testify regarding rents bolng col
lected now nnd In years past, present
and past maintenance costs, original
cost of tho building nnd tho extent of
repairs und Improvements.
Mayor Thompson appointed Alder
man Albert .1. Fisher, Frank J. Link,
James Dorney, Timothy A. Hogan and
Thomas J. Lynch to assist In tho
City Council's light against profiteer
ing in rentals.
Tho council unanimously approved
a resolution Introduced by Chairman
Cormak of tho Judiciary committee,
directing Commissioner of Public Ser
vice Reid to handle all complaints
against lundords und to tabulate them
for the special committee.
"The plan is to tnko up all Un
justifiable increases with tho board
of review with n view to having tho
tax bill of the landords Increased
proportionately with the incronsed
rental he demands," explained Alder
W. H. MAL0NE
ASKS THAT HIS
TAXES BE RAISED
W. H. Malono, candldato for dele
gate to tho constitutional convention,
appeared before Edward R. Lltztngor
of tho board of review, requesting
him to lncroaao his personal property
tax. assessment from $150 to $1,500,
characterizing tho tax lists sent to him
hs "ridlculoui. " "I wnnt to seo other
peoplo pay their taxes," Mr Malono
said, "but before I crltlclzo any tax
dodgers I want to be suro I've paid
my own taxes "
PROFESSOR M. J.
On account of not having enough
room In tho eld qunrters at tho Con
tinental k Commercial Hank Building,
Professor M. J. Dwyer's gymnasium
and training school Is now located on
tho fifth floor of tho Consumers nulld
Ing. 220 S. State St., whore thoy oc
uipy nearly nil of tho fifth floor
The beautiful nnd nowly arranged
quarters havo a greater area, with
all improved equipment and more udo
quato rest rooms, which being com
fclnod, makes up tho most beautifully
decorated gymnasium and training
school In America.
Professor Dwyor wns for over threo
years chief physical director of tho
Illinois Athletic Club.
No raise has been announced In
the price of membership. At presont
it Ib sixty dollars a year and you may
come and go as often as you please.
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A conference wns held In tho Black
Mono Hotel on Thursday of this week
to start a country-wide Roosovelt me
morial movement. Phomliicnt men nnd
women who wcro friends and admirers
of the Into Theodore Roosevelt will
gather from seven states to hear ofll
finis of tho Roosevelt Memorial As
sociation outlluu the details of the
oiganlrnllou and tho methods to ho
followed In tho country-wide appeal
for 5,000,000 which is to ho made
during the week of October 20.9.7
Tho states which will bo represent
ed at this regional conference are Illi
nois, Indiana, Iowa, Ohio, Kentucky,
Michigan and Wisconsin.
From Indiana there will ho Gov
ernor .lames P. Goodrich, William C.
Bobbs of tho Bobbs-Morrlll Company,
book publishers, Indianapolis, state
chairman of tho campaign for Indiana,
anil Hurry Kitselmnn of Munclc.
From Michigan will come Charles
B. Warren and Oustnvus I). Pope of
Governor Frank O. Lowdon, who
will have chnrgo of tho Roosovelt
memorial campaign in Illinois, will he
at the conference to extend a welcomo
to the campaigners. Mrs. Mcdlll Mc
Cormlck, the wlfo of the Junior United
States senator, and William Wrlgloy
Jr. aro two other Illinois members of
the national executive committee.
Tho delegation from Wisconsin will
bo headed by tho stato campaign
chairman, Augutus II. Vogel of Mil
waukee. APPEL'S COOKS WINS
Charles Appel, tho popular proprie
tor of tho North Sldo Turner Hall, has
built up one of tho llncst restaurant
trodes In Chicago by his general moth
oils and iitilct attention to business.
Peoplo who hnvu patronized his pop
ular restaurant at 820 N. Clark street,
are never tired of praising tho good
cooking and splendid meals.
Louis J. Behnn, tho well known
lawyer nnd popular mnster In chanc
ery, Is frequently mentioned for u
place on tho Superior Bench. Every
ono who knows him belloves thnt ho
would mako a lino Judge.
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GEORGE W. PAULIN.
Chicago's Leading Furrier and Trustee of the Sanitary District of Chicago.
General of Illinois.
APPOINTS FRANK H.
SHAW HIS ASSISTANT
Ono of tho most popular men In
banking circles, Frank H. Shaw, has
been made assistant to President Til
den of tho Fort Dearborn National
Bank. Mr. Shaw has been an outsldo
credit man of tho bank for two years.
Ho has had n good oxpcrlciico with
banks In the West. Mr. Shaw hailed
originally from Des Moines, Iowa, but
later was connected In Spokane, St.
Paul and Minneapolis.
WEBER WOULD MAKE
A USEFUL MEMBER
OF THE CONVENTION
George Welsh Weber, of 917 Enst
wood place, ono of tho best known
nnd best posted publicists of tho day,
Is a candidate for dolcgnto to tho con
stitutional convention In tho Thirty
W0RSLEY FOR JUDGE
Eminent Lawyer Talked of for
Harry P. Dolan Vacancy
on the Municipal Bench.
Ambroso A. Worsloy, ono of tho
most popular and respected lawyers
in Chicago, Is talked of for tho va
cancy on tho Municipal bench, cre
ated by the death of Judgo Hnrry P.
Mr. Worsloy Is a icsldont of tho
Fourteenth ward, from which tho lnte
Judgo Dolan hailed, and Is ono of tho
strongest nnd best liked Democratic
leadors In tho ward.
For years Mr. Worsloy has boon a
valued llcutonnnt of Roger C. Sulli
van and Patrick A. Nash, tho Dome-,
crntlc committeemen, nnd his sorvlecs
to tho party havo been vnluablo nnd
As a high-class lawyer ho would
ndd dignity to tho bench, and his
nomination by tho Democrats Is urged
by hundreds of friends.
Owen O'Mnlloy, who made a good,
record and a host of friends ns Coun
ty Commissioner is devoting all of
his tlmo to his popular and prosper
ous cigar store, opposite tho County
building nt 137 North Clark stroot.
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INDORSED BY AMERICAN LEGION
tor from Tennessee, and Col. T. W. Miller, who was formerly a member of the
house of representatives from Delawaie.
WHY DOES COAL
Senator Joseph S. Frevllnghuysen
of New Jersey offend u resolution
(S. Res. 1110) the other day In sub
stance ns follows:
Whereas for several years the
price of conl to the consumer has
from time to time been largely In
Whereas for n period this Increase
In price was attributed to existing
war conditions; and
Whereas In spite of the fact thnt
since the armistice wns signed. No
vember 11, 1018, normal pence condi
tions hove prevailed, the price of con
has continued to rise, without any
apparent economic or other proper
reason therefor: Therefore ho It
Resolved, That thu committee on
Interstate commerce, or any subcom
mittee thereof, he Instructed to make
Inquiry Into the cause or causes which
have brought about the enormous In
crease In the market price of coal, and
to thnt end nlnnln full data regarding freight rates, wages, profits, and other
mutters ben ring upon the question under conslderntlon, with n view to de
termining who or what may be responsible for such Increase In price, whether
due to economic causes, und, therefore, proper nnd right, or whether duo to
mnnlpiilutlon or pmllieerlng on the part of miners, shippers, or dealers In coal.
HELEN TAFT, COLLEGE PRESIDENT
V , : ." ' M -, ; ! .. fa 1 1 if
ton, the wlxcs ot eiuiL'rexsmeii, cabinet sccrcturles und members of tho diplo
matic corps put their heads together In un effort to choose her n husband.
In this, however, Miss Tnft herself didn't display much Interest. Instcud sho
returned that yetir to Bryn Mawr to complete her studies.
HE IS INSURED
The most heavily Insured mini In
thu United States Is Rodman Wniin
ninker of New York nnd Philadelphia,
of whom ii portrait Is given herewith.
Mr. Wimniimkcr'M policies aggregate
Plerro Dupont of powder trust
fnmo follows with .? 1.0(10,000. Next Is
John WanamnUer, Sr.. founder of de
partment stores, with policies aggre
J. Plerpnnt Mormn en riles poli
cies totaling ?2,r.0( 1,000. In the $2,000,.
000 class nre Julius Roseiiwuld of Chi
cago and Percy Rockefeller. Henry
Francis Dupont curries $1,2. 0,000.
There aro appioxliimielj 17 others
In the Pulled Slates whose Insuranco
equals or exceeds $1,((NI,0()).
Policies of $50(1,0(10 mo common.
Theio Is scarcely n siiceosstul busi
ness mini of tho well-to-do class who
does not curry upward of x 100,000.
The list of lieuvv Insurers, how
ever, gles some strange contrasts In tho matter of Individual Insurance hold
ings, taken hi ratio to lepmed wealth. John D. Rockefeller, for Instance, Is
listed as holding S.'u.nuu insurance, though It Is probnblu that his policies
exceed this amount.
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ing so to Imuglnutlon us this. The world' will wntch with Interest how this
wee, so long dispersed, will rcbumo the Hie and responsibilities of natloulinuU.
Establishment of soldiers' com
munity settlements through reclama
tion of cut-over tlmberlauds nnd wot
lands of the South, Irrigation of mid
hinds In the West, and development of
other unutilized lands throughout the
country, us contemplated In the Mon
dell hill, Is Indorsed by tho American
Legion, the great organization of
world war oteiiins of thl,s country,
for membership In which 4,000,000 men
At a Joint meeting In New York of
the executive committee of the Paris
nnd St. Louis caucuses of the Ameri
can Legion the Montlell bill was ap
proved In principle.
lly uulhorlty of the meeting legis
lative representatives of the Legion
are In Washington to tlo what they
can to further the enactment of tho
legislation. The legislative committee
Is matle up of Col. Luke Leu (portrait
herewith), formerly United States sena
KEEP GOING UP?
There's thunder for feminists In
the career of Miss Helen Taft, only
daughter of u former president, Wil
liam Howard Taft. In 1017 Miss Tnft
wns made dean of Uryn Muwr college,
from which she had graduated only
two years bofore. And tho other day
u dispatch announced .that she bad
.been elected president of tho school to
servo during tho year's leave of ab
sence grnntcd Dr. M. Cnrcy Thomas.
It wasn't long ugo that Miss Taft
made her social debut In the Wblto
House. Then n student nt Bryn Mnwr,
she gnvo up her studios nftcr her
sophomore yenr nnd went to Wash
ington where tho weight of tho social
responsibilities of tho Whlta Houso
fell upon her shoulders, as her mother
was III most of tho time.
Her success us n hostess nnd so
ciety lender wns ncclalmed by tho
dlploniutlc circle In which sho ruled.
Popular with tho women of Washing
Nathan Straus, Now York mer
chant nnd philanthropist, has un am
bition. It Is to be the first mayor of
Jerusalem when Palestine becomes a
Mr. Straus long ago expressed his
Intention of going to tho Holy Land
und dovotlug his fortune and thu re
mainder of his life to tho wclfuro of
Its population. When thu British
pledged themselves to establish u
Jewish commonwealth In Palestine,
Mr. Straus confided to his friends und
oHltials of the Zionist organization
hero his deslro to be tho first head of
tho new Jerusalem.
A. F. Fromenson of thu Jewish or
ganizations of America says that al
ready fi.OOO American Juws havo vol
unteered to go.
Slnco tho days of thu Crusades,
when Christendom sought to redeem
tho hind from thu Siirncjwi, them has
been no movement of a people appeal
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Popular Chief 8tate
VOTE FOR DUFFY
John M. Duffy, tho well known lnw
yor nnd public spirited cltlzon, has
announced his candidacy for dolcgato
to tho constitutional convention from
tho Twenty-first senatorial district.
Mr. Duffy is splendidly qualified for
tho placo nnd if elected will provo
his usefulness to tho poople. Ho is
honest and trustworthy and on all of
tho public issues ot vital importanco
can bo rolled upon to stand up for
tho rights of tho people.
Smith Gives Law Books and $25,000
to U. of C.
Tho law library of tho lato Judge
Frederick A. Smith or the Circuit
Court nnd n bequest of $25,000 aro
loft to tho Unjvorslty of Chicago Law
School under tho terms of his will.
Tho $25,000 Is an endowment fund for
needy students. His library goes to
Eleanor Association. Tho rest of his
$100,000 estate Is divided nniong Ills
brother, his two sisters nnd the heirs
of u deceased sister. '
Stato Representative Ralph E.
Church has been an aggrcsslvo can
dldato for some time. Ho Is now a
mombcr of tho houso from tho Evans
ton district, nnd was tho author ot
the pink tea boxing bill thnt was put
up in opposition to tho bill eventual
ly vetoed by Gov. Lowdon. William
R. Tucker, closely associated with
problems of taxation, Is n fourth
Evuuston candidate James N. Loronz
of Chicago has filed n petition.
P. J. Slbloy, tho popular proprietor
of Tho Fountain Pen Shop, nt 31
North Dearborn street, has a host of
friends In tho business community.
Tho host peoplo in Chlcngcbuy pons
from htm and his customers nro al
ways boosting him.
Frank A. West has boon nppolntod
by Mayor Thompson nnd confirmed
by tho city council as a mombor of
tho board ot stationary engineers. A
bottor appointment could not havo
boon mado. Mr. West, who sorved
with credit on tho stato board ot
equalization is ono ot tho most popu
lar cltlzons of tho north sldo.
Michael Ready, tho popular presi
dent and treasurer ot tho Rondy &
Callnghan Conl company, is ono of
tho most highly respected business
men in Chicago. His company stands
high In tho conl trado.
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DIXON C. WILLIAM8,
Well Known Chicago Manufacturer and Popular Democratic Orator and
Edwin R. Lnndon, president of tho
Stnndnrd Flro Escape Company Is
one of the solid men of Chicago. His
company Is noted for tho reliability
of Its output.
Clayton F. Smith is a popular Dem
ocratic Icador, whoso friends predict
futuro honors for htm.
Tho men who aro putting oxtra lo
cal taxes on tho peoplo nro public
enemies. The people havo burdens
enough to bear without putting up
their last cent for fads.
Colonel August W. Miller, popular
clerk of tho Circuit Court Is making a
splendid public record.
Chief Mooney of tho city detcctlvo
bureau, Is ono ot tho ablest pollco
olflclnls in tho United States.
Edward W. Everett, tho well known
Chicago lawyer, Is frequently men
tioned for Judicial honors, although
ho has novor indicated any deslro to
seek a position on the bench. He is
very popular with all who know him
nnd his connections, professional nnd
othorwiso, aro all of that high class
which instills respect and confidence.
Thoro nro too many barnacles In
the city hall.
County Rccordor Josoph F. Ho as
is making n flno public rocord. Tho
peoplo nro satisfied with his official
Frank J. Hogan, tho well known law
yor, and former flro nttornoy, would
mako n splondld Judgo of the munici
President Rolnborg of tho county
bonrd Is making a good record,
Ben J. Short, tho popular lawyer,
would mako a great Judgo,
Albert J, Hopkins, who made ono
of tho bost United Statos senators
Illinois over had, would mako a great
Robert H. Taft, tho popular Presi
dent of tho Lawrence Ice Cream Com
pany is one of tho llvo wires of the
Chicago business world. Interested
In many active enterprises he is an up
bullder ot thu city and a man who
stands for tho encouragement of prosperity.