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tfntorac' o Second Cliu Mittar Oetnhcr 11. 1889. at the Pott
Offlo at Chicago, llllnoli. unaar Act of March 3. 117.
Office of Publication,
179 W. Washington St., Chicago, III.
INDEPENDENT IN ALL THINGS, NEUTRAL IN NONE.
Entered as Second Clasa Mfatter October 11, UN, at
Office at Chicago, llllnole, under Art ef Mars
9T" " ' V ..MMHIkJ
THIRTIETH YEAH, NO.
Seats on the Bench Emptied by Death
Now Occupy the Attention of
Politicians of All Parties
Scully's Place Will Be Filled by Judge Horner
Until November 1920 Furnishes
an Elected Successor
Tho successor to County .Indue
Scully will not be chosen In Novem
ber next; but successors to Superior
Court Judges F. II. Smith and M. II.
Gucrln will be.
Tho Democratic nnd Republican or
ganizations avo practically agreed
upon n flfty-flfty division of tho two
Suporlor Court vacancies tho F. A.
Smith and Gucrln scats. It Is believed
tho Gucrln vacancy can be tilled In
November simultaneously with the
Tho county conventions have been
called within tho soventy-flvo-day
limit of the statute, and opinions havo
been received by both tho Republl
cans and Democrats that the conven
tions can nominate for both vacan
cies. Tho Democratic county convention
will bo hold Saturday nt tho Hotel
Sherman, and Judgo John M. O4"on
"""WorjTstlH bo nominated by acclamation.
Tho' Aipubllcan convention is called
for Oct. 2. Tho only candidate con
spicuously mentioned is Louis J.
Horner Succeeds Scully.
Judgo Henry Homer has been des
ignated by County Clerk Swoil.er to
succeed Judge Scully as County
Tlicrororo thoro will be no $1,000.
000 special primary and election for
tho Scully vacancy, and no attempt
will be made to (HI tho vacancy until
tho county election In 1920. This
would moan tho county Judgeship, con
sldorcd one of tho greatest political
prizes that can be hung up in Chicago,
will be coupled In next fall's slate
making with tho nomination for
stnto's attorney nnd tho organization
tickets for I'nlted States senator and
for stato, congressional, and legisla
This arrangement Is snid to be sat
isfactory to tho Republican organiza
tion loaders, excopt possibly to some
who fnvor nn Immediate light in tho
expectation of winning a primary and
n special election with ono of their
Judge Horner's Probate court has
full and concurrent jurisdiction with
tho County court. The understanding
Is ho would not resign as prolmto
Judge, but Vould hecomo the presiding
judge of both courts upon his single
salary us probate Judgo.
Tho technicalities of the election
law would bo obvlnted by tho simple
omission of Cook county olllchtls to
notify Governor I.owdcn a county
judgeship vacancy exists, Just as hap
pened in tho caso of tho Cutting and
Kohlsaat vacancies In other years.
BIG BANK MERGER
MAKES GREAT REAL
Tho proposed merger of tho Mer
chants Ioan & Trust Company und
tho Illinois Trust & Savings Ilnnl;
is going to mako somo big changes in
valuable loop real estato.
Tho Corn Exchange National plans
to soil Its proBout bank and olllco
building nt LnSallu and Adams streots
whon n now building is erected as n
homo for tho threo banks on tho pres
ent sites of tho Illinois Trust and Sav
ings Dank and tho Grand Pacific ho
tel. It is understood that tho Corn
Exchange directors phico a vnluo of
upwards of $3,000,000 on the building
Although it is estimated two years
will olupso before the hanks can move
Into tho now edlilco, already sovoral
serios of negotiations lino boon
opened with tho Corn Exchange bank
looking to u purchase of its building
Largest Weckl)' Circulation Among
People of Influence and Standing
82 Per Year In Advance.
nnd nincty-nluc year leasehold, which
still has more than eighty-live years
Tho most Interesting of those tenta
tive negotiations Involved tho expan
sion not the consolidation of two
other Chicago banks, tho Foit Dear
born National and the First National.
Until banks are desirous of securing
more commodious quarters, and to
this end tho Fort Dearborn recently
secured a long term lease on property
fronting on Clark street Immediately
In tho rear of Its building at Clark
nnd Monroo streets, with tho Intention
of erecting nn addition.
Now, with tho Corn exchange
building for sale nt a not dlBtant date,
It Is understood that negotiations
linvo been broached whereby tho First
National Dank would acquire tho Fort
Dearborn property, which adjoins Its
own und would ,glj It tho cntlro Mon
roo street frontage betweon Dcniboru
nnd Clark streets; whllo tho Fort
Dearborn would ncriulro tho Com Kx
cliango building and move to UiSnllo
streot, thus obviating tho necessity
of adding to and remodeling its pres
If tho double negotiations are car
ried through successfully It is esti
mated that tho deal will represent
upwards of $5,000,000 and will sot a
record In loop realty sales.
C. G. DAWES OUT
"I nm absolutely out of politics. I
mil not concerned in and I will not
handle nnybod's campaign for any
thing". 1 novor will bo a candidate
for any political olllco. I will mako no
political speeches lor anybody or any
thing. "That's what 1 want to say, and
you can't mako It too strong to suit
me," was tho statement of llrlg. Gen.
Charles Gates Dawes, who is back In
General Dawes, of the Central Trust
company, said that his solo purpose
In llfo 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 alone
by the politicians, and he Intends to
do tho snme by them.
Manufacturers of 36 States Get
Together for Mutual
Personnel of tho committee that
will roproscnt tho manufacturers of
thirty-six Btatos, who attended the
"our country first" couferonco In Chi
cago recently, was announced by John
M. Glenn, secretary of tho Illinois
Manufacturers association. W i t h
Charles Pioz of tho Link Holt com
pany as chairman, tho committee of
sixteen manufacturers was solcctcd to
securo country-wldo ratification of anti-red
resolutions which nro to bo pro
Bontcd to congress. Following tho
porformnnco of this duty tho commit
tee will function as tho organ of tho
manufacturers of tho nation In propa
ganda. Tho commlttoo will ndvocato tho or
ganization of a federation of employ
ers, calling upon city nnd stato man
ufacturers' associations, hoards of
trndo, associations of commorco, nnd
allied bodies to join. Fifteen employ
ers' organizations nro 'roprosentod in
tho commlttoo, which Is uuulo up us
Charles Pioz, chairman, Illinois
Georgo M. Glllotto, Minnesota Em
lloyors' association, Minneapolis,
Mtlo T). Campbell, National Mill:
Producers' federation, C o 1 d w a t o r,
Thomas Crolgh, American Institute
or Meat Packers, Chicago.
It. II, Hlce, National Conference of
State .Manufacturers' associations,
West Lynn, Mnss.
E. 1). Leigh, National Association
of Manufacturers, Now Yoik City.
Charles S. Keith, National Lumber
Manufacturers' association, Kansas
President of the
V. II. Stackhouso, National imple
ment and Vehlclo association, Spring
Alba 11. Johnson, Hallway Iluslness
association, Now York.
H. II. Merrick. Mississippi Vnlloy
association, Chicago, 111,
Dwlght T. Farnum, American Insti
tute of Industrial Engineers, St. I.ouls,
J. J. Phoenix, National Association
of Hosiery and Undorwear Manufac
turers, Dolnvau, Wis.
Samuel O. Dunn, Railway Ago, Chi
S. Edward Davis, buttor and ogg
board, Chicago, 111.
Georgo M. Verity, Ohio Manufac
turers' associations, Columbus, O,
John M. Glonn, secretary, Illinois
Manufacturers' association, Chicago,
Tho farmers of tho United Stntes
aro to bo asked to unite with tho em
ployers, Mr. Glenn stated.
SATURDAY, StiPTEMUHR L(), 1!)1!.
Democratic Leaden 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
The Amalgamated Hunch of Tainted
Sausages, who arc running ilio local
Democratic party, have made another
lUuudern come natural to them.
Instead of electing n county Judge
next spring the wonderful Cook coun
ty Democratic loaders have had the
election of Judge Scully's successor
put off until November, 1920.
A Republican candidate for presi
dent ulll be running In November,
1920, and ho will carry Cook county
by .100,000 majority, unless all signs
The principal mourners over the
local ticket will bo the alleged lead
eis, who always lead tho party to
EDMUND D. HULBERT,
Merchants Loan &. Trust Company,
CITY PAVING 85
MILES OF STREET
Dejplto labor troubles, which havo
handicapped tho work of street im
provement, betweon oighty-flvo nnd
ninety miles of paved streots will bo
added to tho city's mlleago of Im
proved thoroughfaros this year, ac
cording to Edward J. Glnckln, secre
tary of tho board of local Improve
ments. Tho coht of these Improve
ments will be ?3,000,000.
Lloutonant James F. Wnlsli of tho
North Halsted streot pollco station
Is ono of tho best otllclals on the
force. Respected by his men, by his
superiors and by tho public, ho has
mndo a lino record.
Chicago Republicans and Democrats
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 l$o Elected
At the April 1:1 primary a ward com
mitteeman will bo electoil directly
under the new law In each of tho
Chicago wards, to hold olllco for four
The country towns In Cook county
will bo divided into six dlstilcts In
December. Precinct committeemen
will be elected, us at present, In each
the Oldest Dank I
of tho countrj town precincts, but
those, In turn, will moot in each of
tho six districts and elect a district
committeeman, who will sit in tho
county committee with the same pow
er as a Chicago waid committeeman.
Other Changes in Delegate Can
didates. Formor state senator, Francis A.
Hiuloy, lost tho Democratic nomina
tion in tho Second district to Anthony
D'Andrea by 21 votes, on tho official
Judges and clorks of tho Twenty
thiid precinct of tho Nlnotoonth ward,
who were hiought hoforo tho olectlon
board, Insisted tho official count was
correct and could not explain tho dis
crepancy of 82 votes betweon tho of
ficial und the police returns. This
1b D'Andrea's home precinct. Tho
official llgureh wore permitted to stand
and D'Andrea wins on the face of tho
letums. Hurley will contest and de
mand that the ballot box In this pre
cinct be opened.
In the Twenty-fifth senatorial dis
trict Michael Domiiiowskl Is one of
tho Democratic nominees Instead of
Joseph IlttrKe, as Indicated by the
police let urns. Domlnowski's official
plurality Is 70.
No Republicans filed petitions in
tho Fourth Senatorial district. Many
names were written In. Tho nomi
nees aro Representative Emll O. Ko
wnlskl and Villain C. Smith. Kownl
ski received 151 votes and Smith 02.
In tho Elovcnth district William II.
Crudon's plurality over Chester W.
Church for tho second Republican
.nomination officially Is 1(7 .. . .
Official figures In tho Thirty-first
district give Eugene S. Dupee a lead
of :!S0 over Edward S. Day for the
second Republican nomination
FOR THE CONSTITU
Walter II. Wilson, 2010 Pralilo ave
nue. Franklin A Deulson, .it 12 Culumot
Levy Mayor, Hlackstnuo hotel.
Normnn II. MacPherson, 1007 S.
John J, Gorman. Id:!.; Jackson boulo
ard. Fredrick W. Jlrudor, 21 2d W. Mndl
Hands A. Hurley. 22.1". Warren
Michael F. Sullivan, Hill W. Jack
Harry E. Greenwood. 21." S. Throop
Arthur E. Smith. 2012 Lexington
Edward II. Morris, 11757 Vovnou
Archibald J. Carey. 3I2S Vornon
Mathow D. llartlgan, 2S30 Wallaco
Jami's A. Gorman, 2S12 Princeton
Joseph do UarborrI, Kill E. -list
Charles Hallbeck, 770 E. list htreot.
John E. Trnegor, 021 W. Tilth place.
Georgo P. Lotchford, 1532 Emerald
Morton D. Hull, 1835 Woodlawn
Abol Davis, 512." Ellis avonue.
William J. Lindsay, 0210 St. Law
William P. Cahoy, 0120 Langloy avo
Fred W. Hack, 5IS3 Ellis avonue.
Ilarno lierlyn, 0003 Pralrlo uo
nuo. SIXTH DISTRICT.
Georgo A. Diipuy, 1520 N. Paulina
Rufus C. Dawes, 1800 Shorldan road,
Josoph E. Flanagan, 4850 N. Paulina
Josoph II Stanger, 2241 Lowis
WJIOL.E M'MJSEIt 15(H
Victor Kochlcr, 1808 Ilyron street.
Christian Meier, 12 IC N. Winchester
Frederic R. DeYoung, 50 E. lGCth
Amos C. Miller, 211 Molioso nvenuc,
David E. Shunahan, 3315 S. Western
Frank Trofll, 3137 W. 23rd street.
Charles J. Mlclml, 2110 S. Kcdzlo
Robert E. Cnuley, 2028 W. 3oth
ynilani H. Cruilon. 1030t. Wallace
street. " "" """ ' ' ""
Perclval G. Raldwln. 2017 W. 70th
Frank J. Walsh, 512 W. 05th street
Michael K. Sheridan, 500S S. Peoria
Henry Gronlor, 0117 S. May street.
II. O llcese 571S Wentworth nvo
nue. THIRTEENTH DISTRICT.
Douglas .Sutherland, 055S Minerva
Ohiar Wollf, 10011 Avenue II.
John J. Poulton, 7311 Oglosby avo
Frank Foster, 0120 Exchange nvc
Harry II. Wilson, 11332 Watt avo
nue. Joseph Gnjeski, 511 W. 110th street
Ernst Kuiio, 2025 S. Halsted street
Otto V. Ring, 1120 W. lStlt btrcct.
S. E. Plncus, S3fi W. 14th street.
Dennis A. Iloran. 1011 S. Ashland
Edwin II. Welman. S2S O'Noll street
William Lewin. 1M0 W. 20th street.
Charles Ileehler. 13C0 W. 11th
Anthom Pintozzi, Jr, riil7 Fonpuc
Thomati F. Frele. 1110 W. Taylor
Michael larubsl, 701 W. Taylor
llany A. Slegol, 1220 S. Homan
William E Hums, 1510 s. Central
Martin J. O'liioin, 3S15 Flournoy
Michel Rosenborg. 1250 Indepcnd '
Mordocal Shulman, 1032 S. Trum
Henry E. Wlckwlio, 3331 Mndlson
George V. Lehman, 500 N. Long
Chnrlcs S. Cutting, 307 N. Waller
Jamos V. Fardy, 3423 Franklin bou
lovard. John F. Hlgglns, (110 N. Latrobo avo
(Continued on page 4.)
Largest Weekly Circulation Among
People of Influence and Standing