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Intcrcd Oieend Clt Mntter Octnhar 11. WW. at thi Pott
Offle at Chicago, Illinois, unaer Act of March 3, 1I7.
Office of Publlcntlon.
179 W. Washington St., Chicago, III.
INDEPENDENT IN ALL TH1KGS, NEUTRAL IN NONE.
Entered as Second Class Mfctter October 11, 1M, at tk
Office at Chicago, Illinois, under Act ef Marvtt 0 370.
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I Roger C. Sullivan, Simon O'Donnell, Edmund D.
E Hulbert, J. Ogden Armour, William Wrig-
On ITondny of this week n wonderful
drlvo was started to ralso $2,250,000
for tlio Salvation Army.
Francis Stuyvesant I'cnbody is at
Included on tlio ntnto commlltco
in cliargo of rulslng tlio funds aro
somo of tlio most prominent men in
Chicago. Tlio committco is as fol
lows: S. I'cnbody, atato chairman; E.
lllulbort, stato trcasuror; Win.
ploy, Jr., J. Ogden Armour, Frank
Votmoro, Herman II. Hottlor, Louis
IF. Swift, Itogor C. Sullivan, 1). F. Kel
ly, L. E. Myors, Stanloy Field, Charles
III. Wnckor, Simon O'Donnell, F. II.
iBnrtlott. II. II. Taylor, Henry II. Ken
nedy, Eugono It. l'lltc.
Ninety reprcsontatlvos of tho work-
In In tho Salvation Army drlvo for
R.&i().ii(n Inunction at t utnni'jt fi'
IsBombled for tho purpose of organ-
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dug their forces t.iul hearing ad-
.tresses by those engaged in Salvation
Tho purpose of the drivo is to ralso
Rufllclont funds to carry on tho great
work of tho Salvation Army in Illi
nois without forcing tho Salvation
Army workors to spond tho major
portion of their tlmo and labor In
soliciting funds. "Wo want to got tho
Salvation Army IiuhIcs off tho street
with tholr tambourines, so they won't
have- to solicit fiindu that way," sold
Francis S. 1'cabody, tho stato chair
man for tho drlvo.
Peabody State Chairman.
Tho men prcsont were from all parts
of tho stato, and included lawyors,
business mon, and other prominent
porsons from prnctlcnlly ovory coun
ty. Tho Hon. Francis S. Peabody,
stato chairman of tho committco In
cliargo of tho drlvo for funds, pre
sided at tho meotlng. Lieut. Govornor
Ogloshy was also ono of tho speakers.
Air. Peabody, In making tho opening
address, oxprcsscd hi plcnsuro at bo
Ing permitted to tako an uctlvo part
in tho campaign.
"I am vory happy," ho said, "to sco
such n largo attendance fit this meet
ing today. I don't know of any other
work that could bring so many mon
togothor, taking them uwny from thoir
busluoss, as this groat Salvation Ar
my work. I havo novor boon ro proud
In my Ilfo in any other position, as I
am now, in bolng permittod to tako
cliargo of this Salvation Army cam
paign. Thoro can be no criticism of
anything tho Salvation Army has over
dono.- But I will not lako tlmo noy
to speak of tho work of tho Salvation
Army. I now havo tho vory groat
honor and plcasuro to introduco you
to Lieut. Governor Oglosby."
Oglesby Pays Tribute.
Govornor Oglesby, nftor stating that
Govornor Lowdon rogrottcd vory
much that ho could not bo prosont nt
tho meotlng, paid n high trlbuto to
tho work of tho Salvation Army.
"Whilo tho work of tho Salvation
Army has gono on for many years,"
ho said, "It was not perhups appre
ciated by tho peoplo in gonornl until
Its work In tho world war. nut bo
cnuso of its great, unsoinsh work
thon, It 1ms como out of It perhaps
liioro popular and mora bolovcd than
any othor organization. Tho Salvation
Army lasslos aro commonly known as
'Samoa,' and that word 'Sally now
stands for ns much In tlmo of pcaco
lis it did In tlmo of war.
"Thoro nro two sallont principles
of tho Amorlcan pooplo. Thoy nro
hopofulnoss and holpfulncss. Anil tho
Salvation Army In public llfo typlflos
thoso principles and brings thorn
homo to tho peoplo in this country
I more than any othor organization.
"You nro hero in a great causo, and
I are particularly fortunato in securing
I Largest Weekly Circulation Among
I People of Influence and Standing
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NO. 1 .
12 Per Yeaf In Advance.
for the Salvation Army,
Chicago's Favorite Sons,
E. R. Pike and Others
such nn efficient leadership In this
great campaign, under Sir. Peabody."
Lowrien Sends Letter.
LJoutennnt-Govornor Oglesby thon
rood n letter from Govornor Lowdon
In which ho expressed IiIh doop regret
that ho was unable to bo present, but
stated that although ho was not thcro
in body, ho was certainly present In
"It Is unnecessary for mo to go on
any further," concluded Mr. Oglosby.
"You aro here not for platitudes but
for sound and sonslblo work and ad
vlco. So I will close by wishing you
good luck mid God-speed in this great
Mr. Peabody then Introduced Mrs.
Estill of Chicago, a Salvation Army
worker, who has boon in servlco for
ovor thirty years. Mr. Peabody intro
duced Mrs. Estill ns "tho moit won
d u.it poii:u t.t 'tnim 071 j nl 1. i
to look to sco charity, Christianity,
who hns spent thirty yenrs of hor life
In Salvation Army work."
Mrs. Estill openo.l her nddtcss by
lauding tho work dono for tho Salva
tion Army by Mr. I'cnbody. "No
words can fully express tho apprecia
tion with which wo occopt tlio offorts
of Mr. Peabody. Ills work for tho
Salvation Army and his Influence nvo
highly valuable" she said.
Mrs. Estill thon told of tho work
of tho organization In caring for worn
on and girls, and told of somo of hor
ownTSxporloncoB, ns well ns describing
in dotnll tho methods employed by
tho Salvation Army in caring for young
girls who havo been lured from homo
and havo boon cast upon tho world.
She doscrlbod tho largo nurseries and
the girls' homo in Chicago, and tho
enormous work being cnrrlcd on by tho
Salvation Army along thoso lines.
Concluding, Mrs. Estill sold, "It is
for this work that wo nro going to
mnko this campaign n gront and boom
ing success. In tho last year flvo hun
dred young girls havo found tholr wny
into tho Salvation Army homo In Chi
cago. It Is for your girls in Illinois
that you aro working. And wo wnnt
that overy man hero should put his
shoulder to tho wheel and mnko it
spin around, and mako this campaign
n groat succoss."
Mr. Peabody then spoko brlofly
nbout tho Solvation Army homo in
Chicago, recalling tho tlmo when it
was tho homo of tho Union club of Chi
cago. "It was thon usod for anything
but rollglous purposes," ho stated,
"Thank God that thoy aro now get
ting somo real uso out of It."
Tho noxt Bponker wob Captain Ryan
of tho Salvation Army, of Chicago,
who gavo an address tolling of tho
work of tho organization In Chlcogo
and throughout tho stato. Ho spoko of
tho number of branches for free dis
tribution of necessities of llfo, of mod
tclno ond other ortlclos. "Tho motto
of tho Salvotlon Army," ho declared,
"Is soup, soap ond solvation," "And,"
ho ndded, "sympathy, too. To under
stand tho spirit of tho Salvation Army
Is to know tho work."
Elkc' President Speaks.
W. II. Itapp of Chicago, statu presi
dent of tho Elks, told of tho Intorcst
tho Elks hod taken In tho work of
tho Salvation Army and that that or
ganization would do its shnro toward
raising a largo proportion of tlio
amount In tho coming campaign.
$1,500,000 In to bo raised In Chicago
and Cook county and tho remainder
of the stato lu to ralso $750,000.
HAVE FOUR FACTIONS
Tho Itopubllcnns now havo four fac
tions in thoir innnnginc commlttoo iu
stoad of throo If reports nro correct.
William II. Wobor, county nssossor
and iiocrotary of tho county commit
tee, Is reported to hnvo gathered
around him nine rommltteomon,
onoui5h to hold tho bnlnnco of powor.
Tho now group whluh bognn forming
soon nftor tho oloctlon Inst fall, does
not classify Itself as n faction. "Hor-
mony group" Is' the nnnio thoy nay
most properly applies. Tho members
nro tho flvo committeemen from out
side Chicago and Judge Oscar llebol,
Walter E. Schmidt. Charles V. Bar
rett and I!. 11. Lovy.
Just now, with tho Republican lead
ers puzzling over the proper play to
mako to copturo tlrj olllco of county
judgo, nil roads seem to lend to Mr.
Weber's olllco iu the county building.
If tho Wobor committeemen can bo
won ovor to nny proposition, it is ar
good that tho victory is won.
Tho Dcnoon forces uro said lo recog
nize tho position of tho Wobor mon,
or tho outsiders nn thoy nro some
times called and nro reported to havo
mado ovorturos to tho Wobor com
mittcomen to doclnro iu favor of post
poning tho oloctlon of a county judgo
until Novombor, 1920, tho day of tho
Tho Thompson mon nro most nu
merous in tho commlttoo, but n combi
nation, including tho Donoon, Bran
dago and Wobor groups, could swamp
tho Thompson commlttoomon. With
out n combination a fight to tho donth
Is believed by tho politicians to bo
lnovltablo, with tho victory possibly
going to Mayor Thompson. Such a re
sult is what tho B-einocratlo lendora
aio hoping for.
E DEPARTMENT .
io mnvor ond cltv rntmcll nro go-
lnjto lop off useless i ')H In the lire
ilehrtment when thoy.
r. Abolish tho fire prevention bu
reau, which Is Bald to duplicate tho
work of tho building commissioner's
'1. Abolish tho positions of the six
assistant fire marshals, ono of whom
draws a salary of 3,00l) a year and
the others $4,000 n year each.
3. Cut In two tho number of bnt
tnllnn chiefs, of whom thcro nro
thlrty-throo drawing $3,"00 n yenr.
I. Abolish one of tlio two staffs of
ofllcors which nt present administer
file department stntlons whero there
Is both nn onglno and a truck, or
whoio theio nro two enr.lnes.
EHEMANN'S GOOD WORK
County Agent Is Malting a Fine
William II. Ehomnnn has mode n
splendid record ns County Agent. Nev
er In tho history of this important
olllco has thcro been less catisu for
complaint, coupled with absolutely no
scnndal in Its administration. Tho
peoplo at lnrge know voly llttlo nbout
tho great work performed under the
r -ft' I Ji
FRANCIS STUYVESANT PEABODY,
Lender In the Financial, Political and Business Life of Chicago, Who Heads
the Great Salvation Army Drive.
direction of tho County Agent. Every
thing from mother's pensions to tho
enro of tho aged and tho lnllrm, tho
sick mid tho needy is embodied In
tho list of duties connected with this
responsible post, Mr. Ehomnnn has
won tho respect mid admiration of all
who havo hod occasion to know of tho
nblo manner Iu which ho performs his
Dcaplto labor troublos, which havo
handicapped tho work of street Im
provement, botweon olghty-flvo and
nlnoty miles of paved stroots will bo
added to tho city's mllengo of Im
proved thoroughfares this yoar, ac
cording to Edward J. Glackln, secre
tary of tho board of local improvo
monts. ,Tho cost of those improvo
moiits will bo 33,000,000.
Coronor Potor M. Hoffman Is
wnys nlort in looking after tho
tcrosts of tlio pooplo.
- :r U7, ioiw.
Political Bosses Now Think That Best
Time to Elect County Judge
Will Be Next Spring
If the People
The political bosses have about de
cided to elect a county judgo noxt
spring, Instead of valtlng until tho
November election ct 1020. It Is said
that they discovered that In figuring
out whether it would bo best to hold
tho special election noxt spring or
wait until tho count;' election In tho
foil, thoy must tnko Into consideration
tho non-partisan aldermanlo oloctlon
bill that will bo voted on noxt Novom
bor. Unloss great eaio is used by tho
political leaders, It Is assorted tho
non-puitlson bill will become Involved
in tho controversy ovor the tlmo for
electing n county judge, nnd thoro
would bo n groat dnngor of tho elec
tors' acting without regard to tho
merits of tho non-partisan act.
Aldormnnlo pilmarlos nro scheduled
for noxt February, nnd nldormonlc
olectloiiB for noxt April. Thoy will bo
hold unloss tho non-partisan bill wins
out in Novombor, If that measure
passos tho situation changos ontlroly.
Thoro will bo no primaries or elec
tions In February or April 1. Instead
thoro will bo nn nldei manic preferen
tial primary April 13, tho samo day
tho Hopubllcans nnd Democrats elect
tholr dolegntos to tho national con
vention. If tho bill passes tho candidates for
nldormon will got on tho tlckot by
petition, there will bo no party elrclos
vt is cunts
Approve of the
No Party Circle
and tho names will nil ho In ono col
umn without party marks. Any candi
date receiving a majority nt tho presi
dential primary will be elected with
out nny more formality. ,
If there aro ward.i wnere candidates
do not receive u majority, thoso words
will voto again four weeks later, nnd
tho balloting will bs limited to the
two tho preferential primaries. It
might be that only ono ward would
havo to havo another election, and
again there might bo twenty wards
that would hnvo to voto a second time.
It Is argued that although It would
be possible perhups. to havo an elec
tion of a county judge tho sniuo day
as the nldcrmnnle and presidential
prlmnrlos, ond tho extra expense
would bo only nominal, tliero is still
the question of u county Judge primary
'Iiiin u .' i c.'-lJfd 'i prlniiitv I'lucl!-".
to name candidates tor tho position,
and with tho dolus away with the
present system of holding nldermnnlc
elections, tho expense of holding n
special primary "lection would bo
great enough to warrant serious con
sideration. PARTY CANDIDATES
FOR THE CONSTITU
Walter II. Wilson, 201!) Prnlrle ave
nue. Franklin A. Denlson, 3132 Calumet
Levy Mayer, Blnckstono hotel.
Normnn II. Macl'herson, 1907 S.
John J. Gorman, 1C33 Jackson boulo
vard. Fredrick W. Itrudor, 2120 W. Madi
Francis A. Hurley. 2253 Warren
Mlchnel K. Sullivan, 1011 W. Jack
Hnrry C. Greenwood, 21fi S. Throop
Arthur E. Smith, 2012 Loxlngton
Edwnrd II. Morris, A757 Vernon
Archibald J. Corey, 3I2S Vornon
D. Hartlgan, 2S3C Wnllnco
Gorman, 2S12 Princeton
ICO E. -list
CharloB Hallbock, 770 E. list street.
John E. Traegor, 021 W. Glth plnco.
Gcorgo P. Latchford, 1532 Emerald
.Morton D. Hull, -IS55 Woodlawn
Abel Davis, 5125 Ellis nvenuo.
William J. Lindsny, C219 St. Law
William P. Cnsoy, (5120 Langloy nvo
Prod W. Hack, 5183 Ellis avenue.
Bnrnoy Borlyn, 0003 Pralrlo avo
uuo. SIXTH DISTRICT.
Georgo A. Dupuy, 1520 N. Paulina
Itufus C. Dawes, 1800 Shorldnn read,
Jnsoph E. Flanngan, 1850 N. Paulina
WIIOLK KrMUElt 1502
H" on -Partisan
II. Stauger, 2211 Lewis
Victor Koohlcr, 1S08 Byron street.
Christian Meier. 1210 N. Winchester
Frederic 11. DoYoung, 50 E. 155th
Amos C. Miller, 211 Melrose nvenuo,
David E. Shanahan, 3315 S. Western
Frank Trolll, 3137 W. 23rd street.
Charles J. Mlchnl, 2110 S. Kcdzio
ltobort E. Cnuloy, 202S W. 35th
William II. Crudcn, 10201 Wnllaco
Porclvnl G. Baldwin, 2017 W. 70th
Frank J. Walsh. 512 W. 05th street.
Michael K. Sheridan, 5C0S S. Pcorln
Henry Gronler, Gil? S. May street.
U. O. lleeso, 571S Wentworth nvo
nuo. THIRTEENTH DISTRICT.
Douglas Sutherland, 055S Mlnorvn
Oscar Wolff, 10C11 Avonuo II.
John J. Poulton, 7311 Oglesby
Frank Foster, 9120
Harry II. Wilson, 11332 Watt avo
nuo. Josoph Gnjcski, 511 W. 110th streot.
Ernst Kuno, 2025 S. Hnlsted street.
Otto F. Ring, M20 W. ISth streot.
S. E. PIncus, 830 W. 1 1 tit street.
Dennis A. Horan, 1911 S. Ashland
Edwin H. Wolmnn, 82S O'Noll streot.
William Lowln, 1S-10 W. 20th street.
Charles Hoehler, 1350 W. lltli
Anthony Plntozzl, Jr., 507 Forquor
Thomas F. Frolo, 1110 W.' Taylor
Michael larussl, 701 W. Taylor
Harry A. Slegol, 1220 S. Homan
William E. Bums, 1519 S. Contrni
Slartln J. O'Broln, 3SI5
Michel Rosonborg, 1250
Mordecal Shulmnn, 1032 S. Trum
Homy E. Wickwlro, 3331 Madison
Georgo F. Lohman, SCO N. Lour;
Chnvles S. Cutting, 307 N. Waller
James F. Fardy, 3123 Franklin bou
levard. John F. Hlgglns, 010 N. Latrobe avo
nuo. (Continued on pane 4.)
Largest Weekly Circulation Among
People of Influence and Standing