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called "Alpha" and Its strengthening
and Invigorating qualities aro much
praised. Tho McAvoy company is
also producing dealcohollzcd Malt
Marrow, which Is universally popular.
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ROY D. KEEHN,
Well Known Lawyer and Personal Representative of W. R. Hearst In Chi
Tho Edmund T. Perkins Engineer
ing Company, First National Dank
Building, are reclaiming In central
Illinois several thousand acres of rich
farm land, part of which they offer
for sale at low price.
Robert E. Cantwoll, eloquent, able,
courteous and learned Is ono of tho
most popular leaders at tho Chicago
A Guaranteed Title Policy
on your automobile protects and insures you as the
owner of the car.
The Identification Card gives all the information for
the garage-keeper under the new law.
It contains a prepared Bill of Sale necessary with
the sale of your car under the new law.
It will reduce theft insurance.
Send SI.00 for a policy now and we will mall you an application.
Chicago Automobile Abstract
and Title Company
58-60 West Washington Street
Telephones! Central 8144, 8145, 814G
WILLIAM J. HEALY WALTER C. HEAEY
Tel.phon. Monro 8158
Wm. J. Healy & Co.
Loans Renting Insurance
SUITE 12 HAYMARKET BUILDING
716 West Madison Street
INSURANCE IN ALL ITS BRANCHES
WILL GO ON YOUR BOND
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Present Assets: $2,640,877.54
PUBLIC OFFICIALS' BONDS, FIDELITY BONDS,
and every kind of Surety Bonds used in legitimate business, also
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PHONE CENTRAL 4287
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call or address C. P.
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A 1432 Altgeld St., Chicago, 111. . A
Agent TeL Diver8ey 4061 All Amateurs
Congressman Thomas Gallagher of
Chicago Is one of the moet Influential
men In Washington.
Dixon C. Williams has high honors
awaiting him at tho hands ot the
Coroner Potor M. Hoffman Is al
ways alert In looking after tho in
terests of tho people
Judgo Victor P. Arnold is making
a flno record In tho Juvonllo court.
Charles II. Lamson is ono of Chi
cago's greatest paving experts.
Judgo Frank Johnston, Jr., is mak
ing a flno record on tho Circuit Court
Judgo Qcorgo D. Holmes is gratify
ing his many friends with tho flno
record ho is making on tho Municipal
Qcorgo L. Scholn, tho woll known
lawyer, who numbors his frlonds by
tho thousand, would mako a flno Judgo.
Mr. Scholn has no ambition in this di
rection, it Is said, but his ability, fair
ness and legal cxporienco well fit hlra
for Judicial honors.
Mayor Thompson should bo given
a chanco to flro a lot of doadwood
among tho city hall clerks. Somo of
them thinking thomsolvcs safo undor
tho civil sorvlco law, aro impudent,
Insubordlnato and useless.
C. A. Dlckott, tho woll known and
highly rospectod president of tho
Dlckott Coal and Coko Company, al
though atlll a young man, has lod a
vory actlvo llfo and has boon a po
tent figure in tho buslnoss world for
many years. Whothcr as prosldont
of tho Chicago Bearing Metal Com
pany, tho Dlckott Coal and Coko
Company, or as a dlroctor of tho Fort
Doarborn National Dank, ho has won
tho high rogard of tho business public.
Potor Itclnborg has saved millions
for tho pcoplo ns president of tho
Alderman Walter P. Stcffon is fre
quently mentioned for stato treasurer.
John D. Kuqjut or 72 West Wash
ington stroot is one of the leaden in
the real oetato world.
Paul II. WIedol, tho nblo and cour
tcous chlof clerk of tho board ot as
sesors, is ono of tho most capablo
and highly respected public officials in
Cook county.' Ho is a llvo wlro In tho
causo of good public service
Who gots tho bonoflt ot the Public
Sorvlco Departments Utility extrac
tions? John W. Eckhart lias dono much to
build up tho Iroquois Club. Ho makes
a success of everything ho undertakes.
Justin F. McCarthy, former assistant
statos attorney for Cook county, has
nssolatcd himself with Frank T. Jor
dan and Michael J. Sullivan; Jordan,
McCarthy & Sullivan to ongago In
tho gcnoral practlco of law, with ofll
ccs at sulto 000-7 Hector Building,
79 W. Monroo street, Chicago.
Rakllos' restaurants bavo mado a
namo for thomsolves in Chicago,
which stands for good sorvlco, good
food and good oqulpment. John Rak
llos, tho proprietor of this popular
string of rostaurants Is a progressive
and patriotic Amorlcan cltlzon. He
has been a hard workor for tho Lib
erty Loan and has dono much towards
lining up tho Crooks of Chicago In tho
flno showing thoy havo made.
Charles Molitor, a recognized loader
In tho machlnory trado, is ono ot Chi
cago's leading and most reliable busi
ness men. His name is honored
whorevcr ho Is known.
Sheriff Charles W. Potors has con
ferred a favor on all law-abiding citi
zens, wot nnd dry, by cleaning out
tho blind pigs in tho county towna.
Edward W. Everett, tho woll known
lawyer, Is frequently talked of for
congress by his many political friends.
IIo la said to havo no nmbltlon In this
direction, but his popularity 'would
causo his election to almost any ofllco
ho wns nominated for.
Tta Olobe-Uarnlck. Co., II N. Wabaib
and 4 South Weill Strtet.
INVESTIGATION OF PROBLEMS RAISED BY
ESTABLISHMENT OF RURAL EXPRESS LINES
oK aft. " yJI'iffi CiifrA ' rf' 1 I.W j- vr
Motor Trucks Used to Distribute
F. II. Akcrs, Chicago, mnnngcr of
n lnrgc nutomobllo concern, has pre
sented tho results of some Investiga
tions rclntlvo to motor stages and
While Mr. Akers believes In com
mon with many other automobile men
that rurnl express lines hnvo a futuro
before them, ho has run across sev
eral problems which must be met nnd
Bolvcd before they can be a complete
success. IIo advocates the establish
ment of n rural express commission
operating under tho state government,
nnd rcgulntlng tales, competition, etc.,
us n protection to this very young In
dustry. Hero Is n enso which Mr.
"Not long ngo one of our truck deal
ers In Washington saw n very fenslble
untmverscd motor express route be
tween n small town nnd a fairly good
sized city. A young clerk in u clothing
store had consistently saved his mon
ey hnd been rending tho govern
ment's propaganda nnd snw In the
rurnl express Idea nn opportunity of
becoming his own boss a proprietor
of a rurnl express line with every
chnnco to expand. The young man
enlisted tho help of the truck dealer.
Together they canvassed tho mer
chants In the town and wcro assured
of enough business to make the lino
pay, providing a reasonable amount
of freight could bo secured in tho
city to haul back.
"Tho young mnn purchnscd tho
truck nnd soon hnd a thriving little
MOTOR GARS MAY
United States Railway Adminis
tration Official Foresees Day
of Light Truck.
USEFUL FOR FASH HAULING
New Element In Transportation Prob
lem Should Be Considered Whllo
Studying Reorganization of
O. A. Morse, nsslstnnt director of op
eration of tho United States rail
way administration, nnd one of tho
best known railroad men In America,
believes thnt tho motorcnr may doom
tho short-rail lines of the country.
"Tho perfection of the motortruck,
together with tho universal uso of tho
automobile, hns introduced n now ele
ment In the transportation problem
that should he taken Into consideration
at this time, whllo studying tho reor
ganization of tho wholo transportation
system," said Mr. Morse.
"Where, therefore, tho development
of the country for CO miles on either
side of a trunk lino hns required tho
construction of light branch lines, It
Is a question to bo seriously consid
ered whether this policy should bo
continued or whether tho products of
the farm should not be handled by mo
torcar to tho innln lines."
Situation Not Surprising.
Tho sltuntlon described by Mr.
Morse Is not surprising to makers of
motorenrs designed especially for
farmers' needs. Purchases by farmers
of business cars of medium capacity
havo Increased enormously during tho
last yenr. Their wldo touring radius
and low hnulago cost have enabled tho
farmer not only to curtail freight
charges on purchases of building ma
terial, Implements, seed, groceries, etc.,
but to take Immedlato ndvnntngo of
tho prices at tho most ndvnntngeous
Even sheep nnd calves aro rapidly
transported to market 50 miles dls
tant without tho tlelny Incident to tho
uso of tho rallronds.
Horse Most Inefficient.
During tho war a prominent en
gineer made tho statement that tho
horso was the most Inefficient machine
used In Arnerlce. No ono has been
quicker to recognize this than tho
farmer. Tho short haulage radius of
tho horse, Its low rato of speed, tho
continually rising cost of feed and tho
Important fact that a horso continues
to eat whether ho Is in tho field or In
tho stnblo nindo tho farmer realize
that ho could save money and gain
speed by motorizing his transporta
tion. Having purchnsed n business car
to renlaco his expensive horses, the
Army Food In City of Washington.
business. Then another truck denier
got busy nnd persuaded another man
to enter the business. A truck denier
In the city nt tho other end of the
line Induced n mnn there to Inaugu
rate n line on the same route. Shortly
thero were four competitors on tho
ono lino nnd when tho business wns
split four times there wns not enough
money left to pay gasoline bills.
"Had a properly constituted com
mission been established with tho nee
esary authority to grant franchises
nnd limited the route to two competi
tors the enterprise would hnvo been
n success. With tho frnnchlso thero
would naturally go some undertakings
on tho part of tho truck owner. For
exnmplc, he would hnvo to glvo a
bond to deliver on schedule the same
ns tho parcel post contractor In nny
city, with n penalty attached for fall
urn. Hates would be established by
this commission. A truck owner
should not bo compelled to mnkc rates
so low that ho can't give good sorv
lco or yet, because of his franchise,
be nllowcd to chnrgo exorbitant rates.
"The return londs bureau, which Is
nnothcr factor In conducting tho rurnl
express system, Is something clso that
will need enrcful attention. Tho evil
of nil loads being return loads, will
bo n menace to the rural express
system unless carefully guarded
against. It is tho greatest system of
transportation ever devised nnd ns
such should bo protected from its pit
falls." farmer now finds thnt the car is begin
ning to replnco tho railroads.
When tho question of surfaco roads
wns brought up, Mr. Morso continued:
"Investigation of this subject may
show tho desirability, as good roads
aro completed, of taking up many of
tho branch lino railroads nnd utilizing
tho nbnndoned rondbed for Improved
motor roads. Thero Is no denying thnt
motor-driven conveyances hnvo been
changing conditions of railroad trans
portation." TO CIRCUMVENT AUTO THIEF
Hobble Applied to One of Front
Wheels Makes Steering of Car
A really satisfactory lock for nn au
tomobile which will circumvent tho
great nctlvlty of automobile- thieves
seems to bo a hard thing to nrrlvo at.
If tho thief wonts your car ho Is quite
likely to get It. If it is supplied with
a lock that stands In his way ho will
Hobble for Uso on the Automobile
bring another car nnd drag It nway.
A hohblo for nn nutomobllo which has
at least tho recommendation that it is
Inexpensive, hns been designed nnd it
is claimed thnt when It is npplled to
ono of tho front wheels It will not only
mako tho steering of tho car a very
uncertain undertaking, but tho erratic
conduct of tho vehicle will bo suro to
attract tho attention ot pedestrians
nnd others who will bo nt onco led
to suspect thnt tho car is stolen.
Replace tho old rubber before It
becomes entirely useless.
Slow down when a horse shows
signs of fright and, If necessary, stop
Becomo thoroughly familiar with
your local trafllc regulations and fol
low them to tho letter.
Tho popular Idea that repaired or
questionable tires are used to best
advantago on front wheels Is a per
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