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nrd Stesnd Class Mttr Oetobr 11, 1889, st ths Pest
Offltx t Chicago, Illinois, unasr Act of March 3, 117.
INDEPENDENT IN ALL THINfSi. NEUTRAL IN NONE.
Office of Publication.
179 W. Washington St., Chlcngo, III.
Entered as Seeend Class MMter October 11, MM, at M
Office at Chicago, Illinois, under Aet ef Marsh B,
THIRTIETH YEAIt, NO.
HERE THEY ARE
Complete List of the Filings for Seats
in the Constitutional Conven
tion Is Given Below
Some Very Good. Some Very Bad, and
Very Indifferent Candidates Are
The complete Hat ot the candidates
for nomination as delegates to tho
constitutional convention liavo been
prepared by Secrotary of Stnto Em
mersoii'iind an ofllciat certification of
the flllngs sent to tho election com
misslonurs in Chicago.
Tboro wero comparatively few with
drawals and tho total number ot can
didates In Cook county is approxi
mately 200, including Socialists.
There nro sovcral districts whoro
thoro will bo no contests at tho pri
mary bccaiiBo of lack ot candidates.
However, tho list of flllngs, taken
as a whole, Is considered satisfactory
by civic loadors, who declare that with
tho oxorclso of judgment on tho part
of tho electors, a representative list
ot dclogates can bo secured.
Following uro the filings for tho
Cook county districts:
FIPST,D8TRICTo n. .
Walter II. Wilson, 2019 Pralrlo u'vo
into. Franklin A. Dcnison, 0132 Culmnot
Qcorgo W. Dlackwoll, 21 East 28th
Androw It. Shorlft, 101 S. Michigan
Lewis K. Torbct, 00 West Jackson
Lovy Slayer, DIackstono hotel.
Normnn II. MacPhorson, 1007 S.
Sol Van Prang, 2220 Wabnidi nvo
nuo. Michael Henry Joyce, 118 E Hist
John J. aorman, 1G33 Jackson boulo
vard. Fredrick W. Brudor, 2120 W. Madi
William W. Haupt, 1803 Hastings
Jacob H. Marks, 918 S. Paulina
Francis A. Hurley, J22G3 Warren
Georgo W. Stauffor, 24 S. Lincoln
Frank Comorford, 2009 W. 12th
Mlchnol F. Sullivan, 1011 W. Jack
Abraham Snlltsky, 808 S. Marsh
Anthony D'Andron, 902 S. Ashlnnd
Harry 13. Groenwood, 215 S. Throop
Artfuir E. Smith, 2012 Loxlngton
Edward II, Morris, 0757 Vornon
Archibald J.- Caroy, 3128 Vornon
Chester W. DoArmond, 3525 Calu
Mothow D. Hartlgan, 283C Wnllnco
Ilonry M. Ashton, 551 Onkwood bou
lovnrd. Jnmos A. Gorman, 2812 Princeton
Phil. Sheridan Hoc, 3573 Vinconnes
Joseph do BnrborrJ, 1GC E. 41st
Charles Hallbock, 770 E. 41st stroot.
John E. Trnegor, 921 W. 54 th placo.
Georgo P. Latchford, 4532 Emerald
Frank Itngen, 4178 S. Hnlsted stroot.
Georgo W. Lynch, 723 W. 54th placo.
Charles FranclB Drown, 4251 Wont
Largest Weekly Circulation Among
People of Influence and Standing
$2 Per Year In Advance.
Abol Davis, 5125 Ellis avenue.
Georgo F. Fitzgerald, 5437 Universi
Charles H. Robinson, 5428 Universi
Edwin W. Sims, 4800 Kenwood avo
Martin J. Isaacs, 425 E. 48th street.
William J. Lindsay, C219 St. Law
William P: Casey, C42C Iangloy ave
nue. Harry N. Strouss, 5127 Indlnnn ave
nue. David Rosenheim, 4531 Drcxel boule
Krod-'WHnckfJilSK Ellis avenue.'
IJnfnoyj, Ilorlyn, (J0U3 'Fralrio avo
nuo. SIXTH DISTRICT.
Kufus C. Dawes, 1800 Sheridan road,
Ralph E. Church, 915 Judson avo
Georgo A. Dupuy, 4520 N. Paulina
John M. aienn, 1131 Forest avenue,
Jnmcs Nlcholus Lorcnz, 4313 N. Pau
W. It. Tucker, 1723 AHbury nvonuo,
Joseph E. Flanagan, 4850 N. Paulina
Joseph H. Stnngor, 2241 Lowls
Victor Koohlor, 1808 Dyron street.
Chrlstlnn Meier, 12 10 N. Winchester
Frederic R. DoYoung, 60 E. 155th
Amos C. Mlllor, 211 Molroso avonuo,
Jnmos Clifton Strong, 85 E. 13th
stroot, Chlcngo Heights.
William II. Mnlono, 200 Grand bou
lovard, Park RIdgo.
David K. Shanahan, 3315 S. Western
Frank Trofll, 3437 W. 23rd stroot.
O. ,W. Christopher, 202C W. 35th
Aloxnndor W. Knlfas, 2321 S. Sac
Chnrlos J. Mlchol, 2410 S. Kedzlo
Robert E. Cnuloy, 2028 W. 35th
Joseph T. WInlcky, 3302 S. Hnmll
Samuel Hurt, 2034 W. 35th street.
Leo J. Slaskl, 2215 S. Sncramonto
Thomns Guerln, 3157 S. Ashlnnd
Goorgo A. nnstn, 3502 W. 2Cth
Mlchnol J. Donkln, 253C S. Cnllfornla
Wnltor E. Pacanawskl, 924. W. 31st
Wllllnm D. Scott, 2833 Eleanor
William II. Crudon, 10204 Wnllaco
Poiclval G. naldwln, 2017 W. 70th
Chester W. Church, C5C5 Yale aye
nuo. Georgo M. Toboy, C420 S. Homan
Ilonry Knnus, 735 W. Garfield bou
Frank J. Walsh, 542 W. C5th stroot.
MIehaol K. Shorldan, 5C08 S. Poorln
Wilbur J. McGlnnoss, 7801 S. Mor
John T. Duffy, 911 W. G5th street.
Henry Gronlor, C447 S. May street.
H. O. Bceso, 5718 Wcntworth nvo
nuo. . THIRTEENTH DISTRICT.
Douglas Sutherland, G55S Mlnorva
Almon W. Bulkloy, 7154 Euclid avo
nuo. Oscar Wolff, 10011 Avonuo II.
Wnltor II. Allon, 823 E. 89th Btreot.
Robort E. L. Brooks, 9740 Avonuo II.
Henry R. Baldwin, 10807 S. Hoyno
Edgar O. Eakin, 1015 E. 08th street.
John J. Poulton, 7311 Oglosby avo
nuo. Emory M. Shaw, 11433 Prnlrlo nvo
nuo. Frank E. Davidson, 7430 Klmbark
Henry M. Pollto, G555 Mlnorva nvo
nuo. Frank Fostor, 9120 Exchango nvo
Hnrry II. Wilson, 11332 Wntt ave
nue. Joseph Gnjeskl, 511 W. 110th streot.
Ernst Kuno, 2025 S. Halstod stroot.
Otto F. Ring, 1420 W. 18th street.
S. E. Pincus, 830 W. 14th street.
I. F. Dankowskl, 1702 W. 17th stroot.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER , 1019.
Edwin II. Welman, 82S ONoIl Btreot.
William Lowln, 184CWil20th street.
Charles Hcohlcr, ilSfi'fj, --W. 14th
Anthony Plntozzl, Jr.',-75G7 Forqucr
Thomas F. Frolo, 1140BW. Taylor
Michael lorussl, 'iliJKW; Taylor
Poter J. Splngola, 750lWeBt Taylor
John Kvetina, 1125VNowberry avc
Harry A. Slegol, 1220KS. Homan
nvonuo. A j
William E. Durna,fi5549-'S. Central
Park nvonuo. ffcfSf'.
Edward F. Zahrobsky,fl032 S. 57th
court, Cicero. &
Robort H. Ebcrlor 3910 Jackson
boulevard. f Jj$
Joseph Danlts, 3046 Douglas boule
vard. ' fljj. .
Louis II. Cldsman, 3910UV. Van flu
ren street, .?''
Hcrvoy C. Foster," '4500 Jackson
Michael Mann, 3521 Douglas boule
vard. ' ;'$
John Lehman, lClOSSKonnolh avo
William Dolose, 5341 'W.'22nd streot,
Cicero. 1 M
HHJJw m,, i
COLONEL ROBERT W. STEWART,
Chicago Lawyer and Public Spirited
Mlchol Rosonberg, 1250 Indppeud
Martin J. O'Breln, 3S45 Flournoy
James J. Powers, 2102 S. Homan
John J, Brady, 2040 Jackson boule
vard. John A. Ulrica, 720 S. Kllbourn nvo
nuo. Charles S. Dougherty, 3811 Gladys
James vn Saul, 2851 S. Hamlin avo
nuo, Georgo E. Shunkatono, 3237 Douglas
Ilonry Rledl, 1130 W. 21st placo.
Robort E. O'Connor, 3527 W. Jack
William J. Roach, 4351 Wilcox
Mordccnl Shulman, 1032 S. Trum
(Continued on page 4.)
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CLEAN THE TOWN
Mayor Thompson Orders the Police to
Run Blacklegs, Crooks and Gram
biers to Earth at Once
He Says There
Enforcement of tho present laws
rnthor thnu now laws nnd changes In
the polico department Is tho answer
to charges that protected vlco
nnd gambling nro flourishing In Chl
cngo, is tho belief ot Mayor Thomp
son. "Enforce tho law," was tho mayor's
order to tho chief at u conforenco at
Man of Affairs.
which tho mayor also Instructed tho
chlof to "go tho limit" In obtaining
evidence against polico captains in
whoso districts lawlessness Is found.
"Tho mayor told mo to lnvostlgato
thoroughly tho chorgos that cortaln
dlstrictu uro in bud shapo, and to act
Immediately against polico captains
who havo failed in tholr duty," said
Tho present agitation against gam
bling is causing tho gumblors to ro
form tomporuilly nccordlng to the
chief, who could find no work for his
nowly organized gambling squad to
do yestordny. Thoro will bo plonty
for It to do In n dny or two, tho chief
bollovcB, whon "things quiet down n
bit" nnd tho gnmblors go bnck to
Another Indication thnt gnmblors
nro lying low for n whllo was tho fact
thnt tho chlof received only thrco let
ters in a dny reporting gambling.
Are Laws Enough Now if the
Will Obey Orders and
Tho number ot such anonymous com
munications gonorally run as high as
Police Force Will Be Better
When It Formulates New
Aldermnn Walter P. Steffen nnd the
council commltto on polico are busy
on now rules and regulations for tho
Several rndlcnl reforms In the de
partment nre expected to result. A
number ot oxrcllont1 points dlscovorcd
on tho eastern trip nro being consld-
tJ ored. ,
Lending tho reforms, or changes
sonio of tho nldormcn prefer thnt term
to bo used nro tho following:
Elimination of the desk ncrgcant,
replacing him by tho lloutcnnnt on
duty, thoroby relieving tho sergeant
for patrol duty.
Increasing tho responsibility of tho
precinct captain so thnt ho is ac
countable for tho district six dnys of
tho week twenty-four hours n dny.
Revision of tho reserve policeman
system so as to get full duty out of
Increasu ot the pension mid rolcnso
of tho estimated 300 to 500 suporun
nuntcs, thoroby keeping tho forco full
of young, nctlvo men.
Cutting down of running expenses
ot tho thirty-tour polico units.
Consideration of tho army enlist
ment plan, whereby a patrolman Is
enlisted for n short period ot years,
instead of for lifo dopondent upon
Strengthening of the preliminary
school' courso of tho now patrolman,
Muklng tho patrolman responsible
to his commanding olllcer nnd not
a politician for law enforcement.
Chief Clerk Sullivan Gives Out
Interesting Facts and Figures.
Rnco riots are responsible for n
lnrgo part of tho 5,372 docrenso in tho
number of registered voters in tho
Second wnrd, In tho opinion ot Jnmos
E. Sullivan, chlof clork of tho hoard
ot election commissioners.
Mr. Sullivan's forco of darks hns
complotcd checking up tho registra
tion for tho prlmnry to bo held Sept.
10, whon cnndldnles for dolognto to
tho constitutional convention will bo
Thoy roport that Chlcugo nnd Cicero
now linvo 00,170 fowor men nnd wo
men voters thnu thoy had at tho time
of tho mayorulty olcctlon last April.
Tho Second ward decrease was tho
largost In tho city, tho loss thoro
averaging about 07 to n product. In
this, tho largest negro ward, last April
30, 107 men and women voters regis
tered. Rovislou of tho registration
on Aug. 20 shows that only 24,785 aro
ollglblo to voto at tho coming prlmnry.
Mr. Sullivan says tho public Is show
ing no Intorest In tho primary for
tho nomination of constitutional con
vention dologatos. Thoro novor wns
n tlmo, ho said, thnt so little atten
tion was paid to suspect notices Bout
out by tho olcctlon Judges and clorks.
In sonio precincts whoro moro than 100
notices wero aorved, only two votors
camo in to miiko tho usual claims of
Tho not loss of votors In tho Twcn-ty-llfth,
tho big north sldo republican
stronghold, wns 5,297, ho said, tho
numbor now roglstored being 43,259.
"But in proportion to population
and (ho number of votors," wont on
WHOLE JN UMBER 1550
Mr. Sullivan, "tho Second ward do
orcase Is the largest. I am informed
by Judges nnd clerks In thnt wnrd
that many negroes moved out of tho
wnrd on uccount of tho rnco riots.
"I prcsumo thnt most ot thorn havo
taken up tholr rosldcnco in other
wards, but thoy Inform mo that many
of them actually moved out of tho
city nnd havo gono back to tho south."
"BLUE SKY" SWINDLERS
Crooked financial Bharks will get
tho limit, according to James A. Da
Ih, manager and n deputy of thu
Secretary of Stuto ot Illinois.
"Our complaints," Mr. Davis said,
"oio largely from widows who havo
been attracted to glittering schemes
through country newspaper advortls
lug a'rtd tlin nmtl. Also thu 'businosB
chances' columns of several Chicago
nowspnpcrH furnish a medium for get
ting many swindlers in touch with
"This has been u fruitful Hold for
fraud for some time. In fact, tho
columns havo long been known In
l.nSallo street os tho 'swindle- column.'
"At the outset wo nro relying largo
ly on moral suasion In correcting
evils. But when moral suasion falls,
wo are prepared for prosecution."
Tbo demand for tho services ot tho
bureau has been so heavy that n corps
of Investigators Ms to bo added to
Its working fltuff Immediately. Par
ticular attention will bo paid to land
nnd securities frauds. loiter women
Investigators will bo added to thu
stuff. Their duties will ho to check
over tho merchandise advertising In
Chlcugo newspapers dally and visit
tho various stores to ascertain
whether tho advertised product Is ex
actly us ndvortlscd.
Tho burcnu hns temporary quartern
In the Association of Commorco roonm
nt 10 S. l.nSallo sticet. Pormanont
qiiartcrx will bo acquired Inter.
FAHERTY TO FINISH LINK
Fearing tho threatened striko ot
steel workors may provont tho city
from obtaining Btcol for tho comple
tion of tho Michigan boulovard link,
Presldont Fahcrty of tho board of lo
cal improvements sent a llcot ot mo
tor trucks to Gary to haul tho pieces
waiting thero for delivery.
JAMES H. WHALEN
Jnmcs M. Whnlon, Ralph L. Pock,
nnd Hnrry A. Llpsky woro reappointed
members of tho county civil service
commission Tuesday by tho county
hoard. Wlinlcn's term expires July 1,
1920; Pock's a year hitor, nnd Lipi-Ky's
July 1, 1922.
John T. Drlscoll Imh dono much to
wards tho upbuilding of Chicago nnd
CHpcclnlly of tho gieat West Sldo.
An oxtendvo proporty owner hlmsolf,
ho hns always boon foromost In every
movement tending to further tho In
terests of tho city or of his follow cltl
boiib. No man Is moro rospectod and
no man asks for less.
Owen O'Malloy, popular formor
county commissioner and leading cigar
donlor nt 137 North Clark street, Is
making n good record as commissioner
of tho Forost Piosorvo.
Largest Weekly Circulation Among
People of Influence and Standing
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