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Offloa at Chleago, llllnola, unoer Art of March 3, 1171. 179 W. Waihlngton St., Chicago, III.
INDEPENDENT IN ALL THINGS, NEUTRAL IN NONE.
Entered at Seeend Claia Matter October 11, MM, a
Office at Chicago, llllnola, under AH f Mar
THIRTY-FIRST YEAR, NO. JJ.
12 Per Year In Advance.
CHICAGO SATURDAY, OCTOBER 11, 191J).
rati ciM.il WHOLE N UMJJEIi 15(M
ll vil lift lYn ssMilPilatr Ti n I r
Names of Different Party Candidates
Printed on Same Ticket Alleged to
Be Unlawful in Petition Filed
If Sustained Ii Will Hare the Effect of
Invalidating a Number of the
John M. Duffy, tbo well known law
yer, has raised n point which may in
validate tho nomination of many can
didates for dolcgatcs to tho Constitu
tional Convention in tho following pe
tition filed against candidates in tho
To Hon. Frank O. Lowdcn, Gover
nor of Illinois; Hon. Louis L. Emer
son, Sccrotary of State of Illinois;
Hon. Androw J. Russell, Statu Treas
urer of Illinois; Ex-Olllclo, tho Stuto
Primary Canvassing Board of tho
Stato of Illinois.
And tp Hon. Robert M. Swoltzcr,
County Clerk of Cook County, III, and
to Hon. Thos. E. McBrido and Hon.
J. Frank Htihn, Justices of tho Pcaco
in and for tho said County of Cook
nnd Stato of Illinois.
Ex-Olllclo convnsslng board of Cook
County, for tho canvass and certifica
tion of tho vntoa mat ot tho primary
election of Sopt. 10th, Will, to bo
voted on nt tho special election to bo
held on Nov. 4th, 1019, for delegates
to tho Constitutional Convention ot
January Ctli, 1920.
You and each of you will plcaso
tako notico that I will Mo Petition
to Contest tho Primary Election nnd
for a recount of tho votes cast in tho
7th Senatorial District of Illinois, nt
tho Primary Election hold on tho 10th
day of Soptombcr, 1919, for Demo
cratic, Republican, nnd other candi
dates for nomination as candldato for
tho ollloo ot dolcgato to tho Constitu
tional Convention to bo voted for nt
tho election to bo hold on Novembor
4th, 1919. I doslro to call your atten
tion to tho fnct that tho names of
Frederick Do Young, Amos C. Mlllor
nnd William II. Mnlono, nppcar on
both tho Democratic nnd Republican
cortldcd list of votes cast at said
primary, as cortldcd by tho County
Canvassing Hoard ot Cook County, to
tho Sccrotary ot Stato of Illinois as
tho result of its canvass of votes so
cast at tho said primary olection for
said nomination and that tho persons
so named and voted for aro ono and
tho sanio persons and that their
namos cannot legally so appear on
both tickets and that any votos so
caBt for them on tho Democratic
ticket cannot bo credited to them on
that ticket or any other tlckot.
I demand that until said contest Is
docided no certificate of nomination
for such olllco bo issued to them or
cither ot thom as candidates ot tho
Democratic party at said olection ot
November 4th, 1919, each of said per
sons bolonglng to tho Republican
pnrty nnd each ot tholr names up
poarlng on tho rogulnr printed olllclal
ballot issued tor nnd thon to bo used
by voters of tho Republican party at
said primary oloctlon. I will filo fur
ther notico of tho actual filing of said
potltlon to contest.
Plenso acknowlcdgo tho recolpt of
this notico which Is given to you and
filed in conformity with tho Primary
Election Laws of tho Stato of Illinois.
Domocrntlo Candldato for Dol
cgato from tho 7th Senatorial
District ot Illinois, to tho Con
stitutional Convention nt Pri
mary hold Sopt. 10th, 1919.
JOHN M. DUFFY,
Attornoy for said Candldato.
ROBERT E. BURKE
Tho following havo filed Indepen
dent patrons as candidates for dele
gates to tho Constitutional Conven
tion: Robort E. Burko, Thirty-first Dis
trict. John Stovons, 1433 Schilling av.,
Largest Werkl) Circul'tion Among
People of Influence and Standing
Chicago Heights, "Independent Re
publican," Seventh District.
Robert E. Burko has addressed tho
following lottor to tho voters ot tho
Chicago, October 7, 1919.
Tho Illinois Btnto constitutional con
vention will bo held at Springfield, 111.,
beginning January 5, 1920.
This convention has boon called (by
authority of tho last legislature) to
revise, nltor nnd umond tho present
I lllcd my potltlon last Saturday as
nit Independent candldato for dolo
gato (from tho Thirty-first senatorial
district) to that convention nnd re
spectfully solicit your assistance and
support for tho following reasons:
I nm against prohibition. I am
against tho search and scl.ura net. I
tun agaiiiBt all bluo laws which will
tin any p.t,.Ubl& inAini 'ricrfcro
with tho personal liberty of tho people
of tho state I will also do everything
In my power, if elected, to wlpo out
every bluo law now in forco In Illi
nois. Chicago has ono million moro poo
plo than 42 of tho largest cities and
towns combined in Illinois outsldo of
Cook county. Thoreforo, I am for
homo rulo for Chicago, becnuso wo tiro
ablo to govern ourselves hero. I shall
tako tho liberty of sending you somo
of my cards which I trust that you
will uso to advantago between now
nnd election day.
Voto nnd work for mo nnd I will
voto and work for you.
Tho olection of dolegatcs to tho
stnto constitutional convention occurs
Tuesday, Novombor 4, 1919.
All communications will roach mo
at my olllco, Room 77, No. 151 West
Randolph street, or my homo, 1132
North LnSnllo strcot.
ROBERT EMMET BURKE.
Tho county board at n special moot
ing adopted a resolution directing tho
erection of n now Juvcnllo detention
homo nnd voted to placo on tho bal
lot at tho Novembor oloctlon tho ques
tion ot issuing 11,000,000 in bonds for
Tho site of tho proposed homo over
which tlioro has boon disputo botweon
tho county board and Judgo Victor P.
Arnold In tho Juvcnllo Court nnd tho
City Club, was not considered in tho
resolution or discussed at tho mooting.
Judgo Arnold and mombors of tho
City Club havo opposed tho board's
purported plan to build tho homo In
Tho board also voted to placo on
tho ballot tho proposition to Issuo $5,
000,000 in bonds to build nnd repair
stato aid roads. It is expected prob
ably $2,500,000 would bo rofundod by
tho stnto. To tho Cook County rondB
already listed for improvement tho
board added Touhy av. (about four
and throo-qunrtcr miles Jin length)
to W. Roosovelt road and E. Ninety
VOTE FOR STRUCKMANN
Cook County votors will mnko no
mlstnko If thoy cast tholr ballots for
William F. Struckmnnn for Judgo of
tho Suporlor court to fill tho vncancy
caused by tho death of Judgo Honry
Quorln, Mr. Struckmann is ono of
tho nblest lawyers at tho bar and his
publio record is a long and honorablo
VALUE OF CHICAGO
STREET CAR LINES
According to figures filed with tho
Stato Public Utilities Commission It
would cost to reproduce tho com
pany's properties, excluslvo of land,
on that dato Just $193,370,G12. This
rovnluatlon is divided botweon con
stituent companies as follows: Chi
cago Railways company, comprising
properties on tho north nnd west
sides of tho city, $117,143,982; Chi
cago City Railway company, $G2,IG7,-
Editor and Proprietor of the
70S; Calumet & South Chicago Rail
way company, ?12,G77,G79; Southern
Streot Rnllway company, $2,081,210
or a total for tho south side linos
amounting to ?7G,22G,G30.
ENVOYS OF TRADE
TO VISIT CHICAGO
Tho itinerary ot tho party of
French, English, Itnllan, and Bolglan
business men who will tour tho United
States this month as guests of tho
Unltod States Chambor of Commorco,
was mado public rocontly. It shows
that sovonteon cities, including Chi
cago, nro to bo visited.
Thoro nro about olghty forolgn busi
ness men in tho party, which will at
tend tbo international t ratio confor
onco sessions at Atlantic City, October
18th to 2Gth. Thoy will visit Chicago
SWEITZER NAMES BURNS
Judge James T. Burns of tho Kan
kakee county court was chosen by
County Clerk Robert M. Swcltzer to
act as county Judgo ot Cook county
until n successor to Thomas F. Scully,
who died September 11, is elected.
Judgo Burns will tnko chnrgo next
Monday morning. Ho will continue
to lmndlo tho Kankakee court.
NOTES ON NOTABLES
Francis S, Ponbody will carry Cook
county by 100,000 for U. S. sonntor
Peter Rolnbcrg has saved millions
for tho pcoplo as president ot the
Alderman Timothy Hogan Is hopeful
of getting an ordlnnncc through tha
city council which will savo daylight
for Chicago tho year-round. Evanston
nnd Oak Park pcoplo will havo to re
set their watches when they como to
Chicago, if It passes.
Robert M. Sweltzor is ono of tho
tow ofllclals In public llfo without n
blemish on his olllclal record.
The Chicago Tolephono company is
VICTOR F. LAWSON,
Moat Widely Circulated Newspaper In
shy 800 operators becauso its rovcuuo
is insufficient. S, J. Larned, gcuornl
tralllc superintendent, said repeated
salary increases had been necessary
to koep enough operators to run tho
Aldormnn Wnlter P. Stoffen Is fre
quently mentioned for stato treasurer.
Paul II. Wledol, tho ablo and cour
teous chlof clork of tho board of as
sesors, Is ono of tho most capablo
and highly respected public officials in
Cook county. Ho is a livo wlro In tho
cnuso ot good publio sorvlce.
Edward W. Evorett, tho woll known
lnwyor, Is frequently talked of for
congress by his many political frlonds.
Ho is said to havo no ambition in this
direction, but his popularity would
causo his election to almost any olllco
ho was nominated for.
WOMEN TO DECIDE
Election Commission Holds That Women
Can Vote on Every Proposition Sub
mitted on Little Ballot This Fall
This Will Hare a Decisive Bearing on the Bate
of Proposal to Eleet Fifty
Tho Board of Election Commission
ers lias decided that women can voto
on overy proposition on tho llttlo bal
lot next month.
Women cannot voto for candidates
for Judgo and for delegates to tho
constitutional convention. Tho four
teen propositions whero their votes
America Outside of New York.
will count nro:
Nonpartisan olectlons for mombors
of tho city council.
Shall tho city ho redlstrlcted Into
fifty wnrds and shall tho city clork ami
city treasuror bo elected for two or
Shall tho tonii of aldermen bo two
of four years?
Tho Inltlatlvo and referendum pub
lic policy question.
Tho "gateway" amondmont propo
sition, making it posslblo to submit
nmoiulmonts to tho stnto constitution
on petition ot n certain number ot
Tho proposition to Instruct tho con
stitutional convention to pormit
municipal ownership of public utili
ties. Cook county bond Issues:
For good roailB work In Cook Co.$5, 000,000
For now Juvenllo liomo bldgs... 1,000,000
City bonds Issues submitted as
part of tho Chicago plan commission
For Improving Wontcrn live.... 2, -100,000
Tor Improving OKilcn avo 5,400,000
For Improving Ho. Water ut.... 3,800,000
For Improving Iloboy Bt 9,200,000
For Improving Ashland nvo CSOO.OOO
For completing Iwnilovnnl link.. 2,000,000
Thcro never has been any disputo
ns to tho right of women to voto on
city bond Issues, tho nonpartisan elec
tion and tho redisricting of tho city.
Colin C. II. Fyffo, attorney for tho
board, wan called on to decide whether
women should bo nllowed to voto on
the three stnto public policy questions.
Inasmuch as thesa propositions do not
chttngo tho laws; nro not binding nnd
nra simply expressions of opinion, Mr.
Fyffo ruled that thoro was no reason
why women should not voto on thom.
They go on the ballot under what is
known as tho public policy net. That
act was passed before women voted Jn
Illinois and provided that tho proposi
tions should go buforu tho people o.n
petition ot a certain number of regis
tered voters. Women uro registered
voters, and Mr. Fyffo so Informed tho
election commissioners. Women wcro
allowed to sign tho petitions to havo
FOR THE CONSTITU
Walter H. Wilson, 2G19 Prnirio avo
line. Franklin A. Dcnlson, 3132 Cnlumot
Lovy Mayor, Blackstono hotel.
Norman II. Macl'horson, 1907 S.
John J. Gorman, 1G33 Jackson boulo
vard, Frodrlck W. Brudor, 212G W. Madi
Francis A. Hurloy, 2253 Warren
Michael F. Sullivan, 1011 W. Jack
Harry E. Greonwood, 215 S. Throop
Arthur E. Smith, 2012 Loxlngton
Edward II. Morris, B757 Vornon
Archibald J. Carey, 3428 Vornon
Mnthow D. Hartlgnn, 283G Wnllaco
James A. Gorman, 2812 Prlncoton
Joseph do Barberri, 4GG E. 41st
Charles Hallbock, 770 E. 41st strcot.
John E. Trnegor, 921 W. 51th placo.
Georgo P. Latchford, 4532 Emerald
Morton D. Hull, 4S55 Woodlawn
Abol Davis, 5125 Ellis nvonuo.
William J. Lindsay, G219 St. Law
William P. Casoy, G12G Langloy nvo
Fred W. Hack, 5183 Ellis nvonuo.
Barnoy Borlyn, G003 Prnirio avo
nuo. SIXTH DISTRICT.
Georgo A. Dupuy, 452G N. Paulina
Rufus C. Dawes, 1800 Shorldan road,
Joseph E. Flanagan, 4850 N. Paulina
Joseph H. Stangor, 224 1 Lowls
Victor Koohlor, 1808 Byron strcot.
Christian Molcr, 42 1G N. Winchester
Frederic R. DoYoung, 60 E. 155th
Amos C. Mlllor, 211 Mclroso nvenuo,
David B. Shanahnn, 3315 S. Western
Frank Trofll, 3137 W. 23rd streot.
Charloa J. Mlchal, 2110 S. Kedzlo
Robert E. Cnuloy, 202S W...15UW
William H. Crudon, 10201 Wnllaco
Perclval G. Baldwin, 2017 W. 70th
Frank J. Wnlsh. 512 W. Goth street.
Michael K. Sheridan, 5C0S S. Peoria
Honry Gronlcr, G 1 17 S. May Btroct.
B. O. Doosq 571S Wontworth nvo
nuo. THIRTEENTH DISTRICT.
Douglas Sutherland, G55S Minerva
Oscnr Wolff, 10G11 Avonuo II.
John J. Poulton, 7311 Oglosby avo
nuo. Frank Foster, 9120 Exchnngo nvo
Harry II. Wilson, 11332 Watt nvo
nuo. Joseph Gojeskl, 511 W. HGth street
Ernst Kuno, 2025 S. Hnlstod street.
Otto F. Ring, 1420 W. 18th strcot.
S. E. Plncus, 830 W. 11th street.
Dennis A. Ilornn, 1914 S. Ashland
Edwin II. Wolmnn, 82S O'Noll stroot
Wlllinm Lowin, 1S4G W. 20th stroot
Charles Ileohlor, 135G W. lltu
Anthony Plntozzl, Jr., 6G7 Forquor
Thomas F. Frolo, 1110 W. Taylor
Mlchaol Iarussi, 7G1 W. Taylor
Harry A. Slogol, 1220 S. Homnn
William E. Burns, 1519 S. Central
Martin J. O'Broin, 3815 Flournoy
Michel Rosonborg, 1250 Indopond
Mordecal Shulman, 1C32 S. Trum
Honry E. Wlckwlro, 3331 Madison
Georgo F. Lohmnn, 5GG N. Long
Charles S. Cutting, C07 N. Waller
(Continued on page A.)
Largest Weekly Circulation Among
People of Influence and Standing