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OCT 2 4 1919
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MvtmI Sacand Claaa MatUr Oetobar
Ofnoa at Chicago, llllnolt, unaar Act
Mayor Thompson Is in the Banning
and Will Cut a Wide Swath
in the Primary
Governor Lowden's Followers Open His Campaign
for President at the Hamilton Club
Next Wednesday Night
' Mayor Wllllnm Halo Thompson la
In tho raco for United States Senator
with a flying Htnrt nnd flushed with
many victories to his credit. Ills for
mal nnnouncomont will bo made next
Governor Prank Lowden's boom for
President of tho United States will bo
started next Wednesday night at tho
Hamilton Club, whon tho elective
Btato olllcers who aro booming him
will moot t that placo. Tho an
nounced purposo Is to chooso com
mittees representing each county in
the stato and each ward In Chicago,
to enter upon tho actlvo business of
carrying tho Lowdon candidacy Into
every Btato In tho nation.
It is probablo that plans will bo
completed for tho opening of tho pre
, convention campaign headquarters
that wlI bo established JjvChlcaKO..
'A'miduncdiiiotit riiayuu' 'agrflm tie
personnel of tho national a"mpalgn
organisation that Is to go into high
speed without delay.
ItcportH from tho session at which
tho determination was reached to pro
ceed forthwith with tho natlon-wldo
work for Cov. Lowdon are that all
factions and elements In Illinois He
publlcanlsm aro harmoniously and en
thusiastically bohlnd tho governor.
"Tho situation was cnrofully can
vassed," Speaker Shanahan said. "Ho
portB from all ovor tho country wcro
convincing that tho tlino lias conio
whon tho actlvo campaign for Gov.
Lowdon must bo launched. That cam
paign now is 'on' In ovory sonsu of tho
word. Tlioro Is no doubt In tho minds
of tho Illinois men that tho governor
will bo nominated next Juno and will
bo tho next president of the United
Chnrgos that 155 persons wero
fraudulently cortlflcd as having voted
in tho Soptombor primary In tho
Twenty-third procinct of tho Nine
teenth ward wore presented to Stnto's
Attornoy Hoyno by ofllcors of tho CM
Tho chnrges aro tho result of tho
recount of tho voto In this precinct,
which has been In progress before
Master In Chancery William II, Del
lonbeck. Tho recount was ordorod to
docldo tho contost for tho Democratic
nomlnntlon In tho Second district for
dolegato to tho Constitutional Conven
tion between former Sonator Francis
A. Hurloy and Anthony D'Andrea.
Tho polico returns gavo Hurloy a
plurality of sovonty-two votes In tho
district. Tho ofllclnl count showed
D'Andrca's nomlnntlon by twenty-four
It was tho contention of tho Hurloy
supportors that D'Amlron's plurality
was obtained aftor tho polls wero
closod by tho judgos and clerks In his
precinct, tho Twenty-third of tho
Nlnotoonth ward, casting eighty-two
fraudulent votes for him.
Investigation by tho CltlzonsJ Asso
ciation resulted In obtaining affidavits
from sixty-eight persons who wero
cortlfled as having voted nt tho pri
mary In tho precinct that thoy novor
went to tho polls. Thirty-two othors,
It Is said, havo moved from tho pro
( clnct, and twonty-sovon othors did not
' llvo at tho address given by tho poll
book. ELLER WINS OUT
Tho long bnttlo as to who would bo
tho next tenant of Room COS, City
Hall, ended with City Sealor Morris
Largest Weekly Circulation Among
People of Influence and Standing
11. itM. at tha Peal Offlca of Publication.
of March 3, 117. 179 W. Washington St., Chicago,
t2 Per Year In Advance.
Eller In possession and declaring ho's
going to stay.
Tho room was left vacant when tho
ofltccs of tho Binolto provontlon bu
reau wero transferred to tho health
department. Commissioner of Public
Works Francis was Immediately bo
sought by half a dozen crnmpod de
partment heads for 'tho uso of tho
room. Georgo C. Hunt, chief surgeon
for the polico department, nnd Mr.
Ktlcr wcro both after tho room with
Health Commissioner Ilobortson also
In tho raco.
4,750 SALOONS ARE
STILL DOING BUSINESS
gj.vn-iiiiiu HiimyiiHin nun vuihuuwil
tno number of Chicago saloons by
tMrAH.ItMn M.l.lt.lt I n 1 n All, .!...
only 430. Peforo July 1 tho number
woh 5,280. Doputy City Collector
Georgo Lohmun mndo public polico
reports showing that 1.750 nro still do
ing buslnoss, though their sales sup
posedly consist only of near boor. Tho
report gives tho largost number of
near bcor saloons in any ward as -126
In tho Twenty-fourth ward. Tlioro nro
nono In tho Thirty-fifth ward, accord
ing to tho report.
Construction work on tho city's now
public school buildings, which has
been at a standstill for months bo
cause of tho carponter's strike, has
Of tho now buildings under way,
flvo woro far enough comploted whon
labor conditions Interrupted tho build
ing program to bo occupied ut tho
opoiilng of tho schools In September.
Thoso flvo, tho Falconer school, Llnd
blom technical high school, Orr school,
Spalding additional nnd Tuloy high
school addition, nro being finished
after classes nro dismissed.
Tho other school buildings undor
con. tructlon nro tho Darwin addition,
Davis addition, 18th and Koolor nvo
nuo, Englowood high school addition,
Nnsh addition, Porry school, Popu
school, Sawyer avonuo addition, Spry
addition and Wadsworth school.
Tho daylight saving ordinance, In
troduced by Aid. Hogan, was roferred
to tho judiciary committee with tho
understanding that no report on It will
bo tmulo bofora tho council convenes
Novembor 10, which killed all hopes
of u locul daylight saving plan for tho
coming wlntor months. Tho fedoral
plan cuds on Octobor 20. Whothor
tho matter will ho revived locally In
tho spring is another matter.
Aid, Anton J, Commit, chairman of
tho judiciary commlttoo, told tho coun
cil that ho did not know of a single
mouther of tho council who favors tho
plnn with tho exception of Aid, Hogan.
A month ngo tho latter declnrcd that
ho could not find an alderman who
was opposed to It.
CITY ENGINEER TAKES
City Engineer John Erlcson, a city
onployo for more than thirty-flvo
years, consented to relinquish his posi
tion to take a job as consulting ongl-
neer for tho dopartment of public
Mr. Erlcson will recclvo 8,000 a
year in his now position, tho same
snlary ho now receives ns city engi
neer. P. S. Coombs, at present assist
ant city englnoor, will tnko Mr. Eric
son's placo for tho present.
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New President of
To enable tho oroctlon of a building
that will bo tho homo of all technical
and engineering soclotios of tho Chi
cago district and bo known us tho
Engineering Ilulldlng of Chicago Is
tho purpose of tho Western Society of
Engineers, who will start a sovon
days' campaign for 2,000 now mom
bora at noon today. Plans for this
woro comploted at n banquet In tho
William II. Wesboy, tho city collec
tor, Is ono of tho most popular of
Mayor Thompson's cnblnot. Ho gives
satisfaction to tho public and is tho
light man In tho right place.
Adam Wolf, the popular county as
sessor, Is an Ideal public official.
INDEPENDENT IN ALL THINGS, NEUTRAL IN NONE.
James T. Hums, County Judge of
Kanknkco County, Is now County
Judge of Cook County. He was ap
pointed by Robert M. Swcitzcr, Conn
ty Clerk, to succeed tho Into Thomas
Judge Uurns was tendered a recep
tion nnd luncheon Wednesday by tho
Iroquois Club. Tho quarters of tho
club In Dcnrborn street wero crowded.
Mr. Swcitzcr predicted that Judgo
Burns would give a stewardship that
would satisfy all political factions in
thocounty nnd all residents, rlrcspec
tlvc of political affiliations.
Mr. Swcitzcr admnulstcrcd tho oath
to Judgo Uurns earllor on Wednesday.
Judgo Homer of tho Probate Court,
who has temporarily filled tho office
of County Judge, Introduced the new
Jurist from tho bench nnd echoed tho
remarks of Mr. Swcitzcr when ho snld
that Cook County was to bo congrat
ulated on this acquisition to Its Judl
clary. CHICAGO BANK'S
Of tho $G9 1,000,000 which tho Chi
cago federal rcservo district sub
scribed to tho final Victory loan last
Juno all but $13,000,000 or 2 per cent
EDMUND D. HULBERT,
the Illinois Trust &. Savlnns Bank nnd
Merchants Loan & .Trust Company.
has been paid. This flguro Is well
ahead of tho govornment schedulo,
which calls for final payment of 20
por cont noxt month. Tho puymont
duo on Octobor 7 brought In $2(5,000,
000. Tho government on Wednesday
paid lutorost on Liberty bonds to tho
total amount of $78,102,210.
VOTE FOR STRUCKMANN
Cook County voters will mnko no
mlstnko If thoy cast their ballots for
William F. Struckmann for Judso of
tho Superior court to fill tho vacancy
caused by tho death of Judgo Honry
Otierln. Mr. Struckninnn is ono of
tho ablest lawyers at tho bar and his
public record Is n long and honorable
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Edmund D. Hulbert Succeeds John J.
Mitchell as President of the Illinois
Trust and Savings Bank
And Retains the Presidency of the Merchants
Loan and Trust Company Merged
With the Illinois
Tho great bank merger, embracing
tho Illinois Trust &. Savings nnd the
Merchants Loan & Trust Company is
about completed. John J. Mitchell
has taken the position of chairman
of tho board, and Edmund D. Hulbert,
president of tho Merchants Loan &
Trust Company, succeeds hlra ns
President of the
piesldont of tho Illinois Trust & Sav
ings. "I don't know ns I shall get any
more leisuio," said Mr. Mitchell when
asked regarding his now position. "I
shall bo rolloved of tho heavy re
sponsibility that I havo carried all
these yearn, hut I expect that I shall
put In just as much tlnio horo In tho
bunk as boforo, and thero will not bo
much cliango In tho routine, of tho
work I shall bo doing. As a matter of
fact, I don't know but what tho
cluingo will add to my bunions.
"Forty yenrs is a long Unto to look
back at In nn institution of this kind,"
resumed Mr. Mltcholl, romlnlscently.
"I was 20 years old when I became
tho bank's piesldont. At that (Into wo
had $100,000 capital and $400,000 In
deposits. It was hat dor to control tho
business with that amount of capital
and doposlts than It Is today with our
$5,000,000 capital, our surplus of $10,
000,000 and our doposlts of $121,590,-
Entered at Secand Claaa Mttter October 11, ttM, M
Office at Chicago, Illinois, under Art ef Mara fc
000, ns they woro yesterday morning.
It did not tnko as much in thoso days
to tilt tho balance of thoso figures as
it would today.
"Today thero is on tho board of di
rectors, of which 1 nm now chairman,
only ono man who wns on tho board
fifteen years ago. Mr. Hutchlns Is
tho oldest member of tho board. In
tho lust forty years I have attended
the funerals of scores of our directors.
"Naturally I nm proud of the record
mndo by this Institution. For tho last
twenty-flvo years tho stockholders
have received 20 per cent por annum
nnd thus far this year wo havo made
about tho best showing In tho history
of tho bank."
FOR THE CONSTITU
Walter II. Wilson, 2C19 Prnlrio ave
nue. Franklin A. Denlson, 3132 Calumet
Levy Mayer, Ulackstono hotel.
Norman II. MncPhcrson, 1007 S.
John J. Gorman, 1G33 Jackson boule
vard. Fredrick W. Drudor, 212C W. Madi
Francis A. Hurloy, 2253 Wnrron
Mlchnol F. Sullivan, 1C11 W. Jack
Harry E. Greenwood, 215 S, Throop
Arthur E. Smith, 2012 Lexington
Edward II. Morris, 3757 Vornon
Archibald J. Carey, 3128 Vornon
Mnthow D. Hartlgan, 2S3C Wallaco
James A. Gorman, 2S12 Princeton
Joseph do Barberrl, 1GC E. 41st
Charles Hallbeck, 770 E. 41st stroot.
John E. Trnogor, 021 W. 51th placo.
George P. Latchford, 4532 Emerald
Morton D. Hull, 4855 Woodlawn
Abel Davis, 5125 Ellis avonuo.
William J. Lindsay, C210 St. Law
William P. Casoy, C42C Langloy nve
Fred W. Hack, 5483 Ellis avenue.
Dnrnoy llorlyn, C003 Prnlrio 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, 2211 Lowls
Victor Koohler, 1808 Uyron stroet.
Christian Molor, 4210 N. Winchester
Fredorlo P. DoYoung, 50 E. 155th
WHOLE K UMr.ER 15(55
Amos C. Mlllor, 241 Molroso nvenuo,
David E. Shanahan, 3315 S. Western
Frank Troill, 3437 W. 23rd otreot.
Charles J. Mlchal, 2410 S. Kedzlo
ltobcrt E. Couley, 2028 W. 35th
William II. Cruden, 10204 Wallaco
Pcrclval G. Baldwin, 2017 W. 70th
Frank J. Wnlsh, C42 W. C5th Btroot.
Michael K. Sheridan, CC08 S. Peoria
'rt ' Scclallktr - '-' ' -Honry
Oronlcr, G447 S, May street
11. O. Dcosq 5718 Wcntworth avo
nuo. THIRTEENTH DISTRICT.
Douglas Sutherland, G5DS Minerva
Oscar Wolff, 10G11 Avonuo II.
John J. Pottlton, 7311 Oglesby avo
nuo. Frank Foster, 9120 Exchaugo avo
Hnrry II. Wilson, 11332 Watt nve
nue. Josoph Gnjeskl, 511 W. llCtlt Btroot
Ernst Kuno, 2025 S. Hnlstod stroot
Otto F. Itlng, 1420 W. 18th Btroot.
S. E. Pincus, 830 W. 14th street.
Dennis A. Horatt, 1914 S. Ashland
Edwin H. Wolman, 82S O'Noll stroot
Wllllnm Lowln, 1S1C W. 20th otreot
Charles Heohler, 135C W. 14th
Anthony Plntozzl, Jr., GC7 Forquor
Thomas F. Frolo, 1140 W. Taylor
Michael Iarussl, 701 W. Taylor
Hnrry A. Slegel, 1220 S. Homnn
Wllllnm E. Ilurns, 1519 S. Central
Mnrtln J. O'llroln, 3845 Floumoy
Michel Posonborg, 1250 Independ
Mordocal Shulmnn, 1C32 S. Trum
Honry E. Wlckwlro, 3331 Madison
Georgo F. Lohmnn, 5CC N. Long
Charles S. Cutting, 307 N. Waller
James F. Fardy, 3123 Franklin bou
levard. John F. Hlgglns, C1C N. Latrobo nvo
Harry W. Harris, 520 N. Avers ave
nue. Thomas L. Slater, CIS N. Leaming
(Continued on page 4.)
Largest Weekly Circulation Among
People of Influence and Standing