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! Sacond CUti Miliar Oetobar 11. 1884. at tha Peat Office of Publication)
omea at Chicago, llllnolf, unaar Aet of March I. 1i7. 179 W. Washington St., Chicago, III.
INDEPENDENT IN ALLiTHINQS. NEUTRAL IN NONE.
Entered as Second Claea Matter October 11,
Office at Chicago, llllnole, under Aet ef March
TIITIITIETII YEAlt, NO.
Seats on the Bench Emptied by Death
Now Occupy the Attention of
Politicians of All Parties
Scully's Place Will Be Billed by Judge Horner
Until November 1920 Furnishes
an Elected Successor
Tho RUCC088OI' to County Judge
Scully will not bo chosou In Novem
ber next; but successors to Suporlor
Court Judges F. II. Smith nnd M. II.
Guerln will be.
Tho Democratic and Republican or
ganlzatlons nro practically agreed
upon a flfty-flfty division of tha two
Suporlor Court vncancloH tho F. A.
Smith anil Guerln seats. It Ih bolluved
tho Guerln vacancy can bo filled In
November simultaneously with the
Tho county conventions have been
called within tho Rovcnty-flvo-dny
limit of tho statute, and opinions have
been received by both tho Republi
cans and DcmocratRthnt tho conven
tions can nomlnnto"for both vacan
cies. Tho Democratic county convention
will bo hold Saturday at tho Hotel
Shermnn, and Judgo John M. O7on
hrirUf bo nominated by acclamation.
Tho republican convention is called
for Oct 2. Tho only candidate con
spicuously montloucd Is I.ouls J.
Horner Succeeds Scully.
Judgo Henry Horner has boon des
ignated by County Clork Swoltzer to
succeed Judgo Scully us County
Thoroforo thoro will bo no ILOOO,'
000 Hpcclal primary and election for
tho Scully vacancy, and no nttempt
will bo mado to (111 tho vacancy until
tho county oloctlou in 11)20. This
would mean tho county Judgeship, con
sidered ono of tho greatest political
prizes that can bo hung up in Chicago,
will bo coupled In next fall's slate
making with tho nomination for
state's nttornoy and tho organization
tickets for United States senator and
for state, congressional, and legisla
This urrnngomont is said to bo sat
isfactory to tho Republican organiza
tion lendors, oxcopt possibly to soma
who favor an Immediate- light in tho
expectation of winning a primary and
n special election with ono of their
Judge Horner's Probata court has
full and concurrent Jurisdiction with
tho County court. Tho understanding
is ho would not resign as probata
Judge, but would becomo tho presiding
Judgo of both courts upon his single
salary as probato Judgo.
Tho technicalities of tho oloctlou
law would bo obviated by tho simple
omission of Cook county olllclols to
notify Governor Lowden a county
Judgeship vacancy exists, Just ns hap
pened in tho caso of tho Cutting and
TCohlsaat vacancies in other years.
BIG BANK MERGER
MAKES GREAT REAL
Tho proposed morgor of tho Mer
chants Loan & Trust Company "and
tho Illinois Trust & Savings Bank
is going to mako somo big changes In
valuable loop real estate
Tho Corn Exchange National plans
to soil its prosont bank and olllco
building at LaSalla and Adams streots
whon a now building is erected as a
homo for tho throe- banks on tho pros
ont sites of tho Illinois Trust and Sav
ings Bank and tho Grand Pacific ho
tel. It Is understood that tho Corn
Exchange directors placo a valuo of
upwards or $3,000,000 on tho building
Although it is estimated two years
will olapso before tho banks can movo
into tho now odlflco, already several
serlos of negotiations havo been
openod with tho Corn Exchange bank
looking to a purchaso of its building
Luges t Weekly Circulation Among
People ol Influence and Standing
W Per Year In Advance.
and ninety-nine year leasehold, which
still has maro than olghty-llvo years
Tho most Interesting of these tenta
tive negotiations involved tho expan
sion not tho consolidation of two
other Chicago banks, tho Fort Dear
born National and tho First National.
Doth banks nro desirous of securing
mora commodious quarters, and to
this end tho Kort Dearborn recently
secured a long term leaso on property
fronting on Clark street Immediately
in tho rear of its building at Clark
and Monroe streets, with tho intention
of erecting an addition.
Now, with tho Corn Exchange
building for sale at a not distant date,
it is understood that negotiations
havo been broached whereby tho First
National Dank would acquire tho Fort
Dearborn property, which adjoins its
own and would .glvj U tho cntlro Mon
roofstreol frontage botweou Deqiborn'
and Clark streets; whllo tho Fori
Dearborn would ncquiro tho Corn Ex
change building anil movo to LnSallo
street, thus obviating tho necessity
of adding to and remodeling its pres
If tho doublo negotiations nro car
ried through successfully it is esti
mated that tho deal will represent
upwards of $5,000,000 and will sot a
rocord in loop realty sales.
C. G. DAWES OUT
"I am absolutely out of politics. I
am not concerned in and I will not
himdlo anybody's campaign for any
thing. I never will bo a candidate
for any political olllco. I will mako no
political speeches for anybody or any
thing. "That's what I want to say, nnd
you can't mnko It too strong to suit
mo," was tho statement of Brig. Gen.
Charles Gates Dawes, who is back In
Oonoral Dawes, of tho Central Trust
company, said that his solo purposo
In life Is to catch up with tho business
affairs that ho dropped when ho start
ed for Franco with tho army In 1917.
Ho said that ho wants to bo left nlono
by tho politicians, nnd lio Intends to
do tho samo by them.
Manufacturers of 36 States Get
Together for Mutual
Personnel of tho committoo that
will roprosont tho manufacturers of
thirty-six statos, who attondod tho
"our country first" conforonco in Chi
cago recontly, wob announced by John
M. aienn, secretary of tho Illinois
Manufacturers association. W 1 1 h
Charles PIoz of tho Link Bolt com
pany as chairman, tho committee of
slxtoon manufacturers was solccted to
securo country-wldo ratification of nn-ti-rcd
resolutions which nro to bo pre
sented to congress. Following tho
perfprmanco of this duty tho commit
tco will function ns tho organ of tho
manufacturers of tho nation in propa
ganda. Tho committoo will advocate tho or
ganization of a federation of employ
ers, calling upon city nnd stato man
ufacturers' associations, boards of
trndo, associations of commorco, and
nlllod bodies to Join. Fifteen employ
ors' organizations aro 'roprosontod In
tho committoo, which Is mudo up as
Charles Piez, chairman, Illinois
Georgo M. Glllotto, Minnesota Em
lloyors' association, Minneapolis,
MUo D. Campbell, National Milk
Producers' federation, Cold water,
Thomas Crolgh, American Institute
of Meat Packers, Chicago.
II. H. nice, National Conference of
Stato Manufacturers' associations,
West Lynn, Mass.
E. I). Lolgh, National Association
of Manufacturers, Now York City.
Charles S. Keith, National Lumber
Manufacturers' association, Kansas
4 ' -vafetf
President of the
W. II. Stackhouso, National Imple
ment and Vohlclo association, Spring
Alliu B. Johnson, Hallway Business
association, Now York.
H. H. Merrick, Mississippi Valloy
association, Chicago, 111.
Dwlght T. Farnum, Amorlcan Insti
tute of Industrial Engineers, St. Louis,
J, J. Phoenix, National Association
of Hoslory and Undorwear Manufac
turers, Dolavan, Wis.
Bamuol O. Dunn, Railway Ago, Chi
S. Edward Davis, butter and egg
board, Chicago, 111.
Georgo M, Vorlty, Ohio Manufac
turers' associations, Columbus, O.
John M. Glonn, secretary, Illinois
Manufacturers' association, Chicago,
Tho farmors of tho United Statos
aro to be asked to unlto with tho em
ployers, Mr. Glonn stated.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER i0 101 U.
Democratic Leaderb Throw Away
the County Judgeship Next
Year Because They Have
No Political Sense.
The Only Chance the Democrats Have
to Elect a County Judge In a
Presidential Year Is In
Tho Amalgamated Hunch 'of Tainted
Suus.iges, who arojrliniilng tho local
Democratic party, have mado another
Rlundcrn come natural to them.
Instead of clcctlngfn county Judgo
next spring the wonderful Cook coun
ty Democratic leaders havo hud tho
election of Judge Scully's successor
put off until Novombcr, 1920.
A Republican candidate for presi
dent will bo running In, November,
1920, nnd ho will xarry ;Cook county
by 300,000 maJorltyJinik'SB all signs
. .. r' 1
Tho principal mourners,, over tho
local ticket will boTtlic'alleged lead
cis, who always ileod tho party to
EDMUND D. HULBERT,
Merchants Loan & Trust Company,
CITY PAVING 85
MILES OF STREET
Do3plto labor troubles, which havo
handicapped tho work of street Im
provement, between eighty-five nnd
ninety miles of paved streots will bo
added to tho city's ralleago of Im
proved thoroughfares this year, ac
cording to Edward J. Glackln, secre
tary of tho board of local Improve
ments. Tho cost of those improve
ments will bo 53,000,000.
Lloutonant James F, Walsh of tho
North Halstod street pollco station
Is ono of tho host ofllctals on tho
force. Respected by his mon, by his
superiors and by tho public, ho has
mado a fine rocord.
Chicago Republicans and Democrat
Will Have a Chance to Smear
Some Head Cheese Off the Map
The Chance Will Occur in April Next, When
New Ward Committeemen Will
Have to Bo Elected
At tho April 13 primary a ward com
mitteeman will bo clcctfjd directly
under tho new law In each of tho
Chicago wards, to hold olllco for four
The country towns In Cook county
will bo divided into six districts In
December. Precinct committeemen
will be elected, as tit present, In each
the Oldest Bank I
of tho country town precincts, but
theso, In turn, will moot in each of
tho six districts and elect a district
committeeman, who will sit In tho
county committee with tho samo pow
er as a Chicago wurd committeeman.
Other Changes in Delegate Can
didates. Formor stato senator, Francis A.
Hurley, lost tho Democratic nomina
tion in tho Second district to Anthony
D'Andrea by 21 votes, on tho official
Judgos nnd clorks of tho Twenty
third precinct of tho Nlnotoonth ward,
who woro brought boforo tho oloctlou
board, Insisted tho olllclal count was
correct and could not explain tho dis
crepancy of 82 votes botweon tho of-
llclal and the police returns. This
is D'Andrcn's home precinct. Tho
olllclal figures worn permitted to stand
nnd D'Andrea wins on the face of tho
returns. Hurley will contest nnd de
mand that tho ballot box In this pre
cinct be opened.
In tho Twenty-fifth senatorial dis
trict Michael Domlnouskl is ono of
the Democratic nominees Instead of
Joseph Burko, as indicated by tho
pollco returns. Domlnowskl's official
plurality Is 79.
No Itepubllcnns filed petitions in
tho Fourth Senatorial district. Many
names were written In. Tho nomi
nees nro Itoprcsentntlvo Emll O. Ko
walski nnd tlllam C. Smith. Kowal
ski rocelved 1S1 votes and Smith C2
In the Eleventh district William 11.
Cruden's plurality over Chester W.
Church for tho second Republican
,nomtnatlononclally is Jfi7., ,, t
Official figures in tho Thirty-first
district give Eugene S. Dupoo a lend
of 3S0 over Edward S. Day for tho
second Republican nomination.
FOR THE CONSTITU
Walter II. Wilson, 2G19 Pralrlo ave
nue. Franklin A. Donison, 3132 Calumot
Levy Mayer, Blackstono hotel.
Normnn II. Mucl'hcrson, 1007 S.
John J. Gorman, 1G33 Jackson boule
vard. Fredrick W. Bruder, 2120 W. Mndl
Francis A. Hurley, 2253 Warren
Michael F. Sullivan, 1011 W. Jack
Harry E. Greenwood, 21.1 S. Throop
Arthur E. Smith, 2012 Loxlngton
Edward II. Morris, (1757 Vornon
Archibald J. Caroy, 312S Vornon
Mathow D. Hnrtlgan, 2S30 Wallaco
James A. Gorman, 2S12 Princeton
Joseph do Barborri, 4GG E. -list
Charles Hallbock, 770 E. list street.
John E. Trnogor, 921 W. filth placo.
Georgo P. Latchford, 4532 Emerald
Morton D. Hull, 4855 Woodlawn
Abo! Davis, 5125 Ellis avonuo.
William J. Lindsay, G210 St. Law
William P. Cnsoy, (JI2G Langloy avo
Fred W. Hack, 5183 Ellis avenue.
Barney Berlyu, 0003 Prnlrlo avo
nuo. SIXTH DISTRICT.
Georgo A. Dupuy, 452G N. Paulina
Rufus C. Dawes, 1800 Shorldan road,
Josoph E. Flanagan, 4850 N. Paulina
Josoph H, Stanger, 2241 Lowls
WHOLE JS UMEH 1501
Victor Kochlcr, 1808 Byron street.
Christian Meier, 42 1G N. Winchester
Frederic It. DoYoung, GO E. 155th
Amos C. Mlllor, 211 Molroso avenue,
David 15. Shanahan, 3315 S. Western
Frank Trofll, 3437 W. 23rd street.
Charles J. Mlchnl, 2410 S. Kcdzio
Robert E. Couley, 2023 W. 35th
Percivnl G. Baldwin, 2017 W. 70th
Frank J. Walsh, 512 W. 05th street.
Michael K. Sherldnn, 5G0S S. Peoria
Henry Gronlor, C 1 17 S. May street.
II. O. Reesq 571S Wcntworth avo
nuo. THIRTEENTH DISTRICT.
Douglas Sutherland, G55S Minerva
Oscar Wolff, 10011 Avonuo II.
John J. Poulton, 7311 Oglosby avo
nuo. Frank Foator, 0120 Exchango ave
Harry H. Wilson, 11332 Watt nvo
nuo. Joseph Gajeskl, 511 W. HGth street.
Ernst Kuno, 2025 S. Hoisted street.
Otto F. Ring, 1420 W. IStli streot.
S. E. Pincus, 83G W. 14th street.
Dennis A. Hornn, 1011 S. Ashland
Edwin H. Welmnn, 82S O'Nell streot.
William Lowin, IS 10 W. 20th streot.
Charles Heehlpr, 135(1 W. 14th
Anlhony Plntozzl, Jr., 5G7 Forquor
Thomns F. Frolo, 1110 W. Tnjlor
Michael larussl, 7(1 W. Taylor
Harry A. Slegol, 1220 S. Homan
William E. Burns, 1510 S. Central
Martin J. O'Broln, 3815 Flournoy
Michol Rosenborg, 1250 Indopond-'
Mordccal Shulman, 1032 S. Trum
Ilonry E. Wlckwlro, 3331 Madison
Georgo F. Lohman, 5GG N. Long
Charles S. Cutting, 307 N. Wnllor
Jamos F. Fnrdy, 3423 Franklin bou
lovard. John F. Hlggins, GIG N. Latrobo ave
nuo. (Continued on page 4.)
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People of Influence and Standing