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Toundd by MMNHY r. DONOVAN.
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SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 1919.
THE NEW CONSTITUTION.
The newly elected delegated to tho
Constitutional Convention have a. gol
den opportunity given to , few men
for performing real service In behalf
of tho people.
Ah everyone known, tho constitu
tion, which Is now in forco In Illi
nois, Is obsolete unci now lows nntl
statutes are needed to keep In touch
with the present age we aro living
What the peoplo want aro good,
snno laws, but not too many, as Is
tho trouble today.
Peoples' rights should bo respected
and the delegates have an opportu
nity of giving tho state dedent tax
laws, good Jury laws, clean election
laws, and nlso giving to tho differ
ent municipalities In tho state what
thoy deservo and demand home-rulo
In tho matter of public utilities.
CARELESS AUTOMOBILE DRIVING
Tho careless driving of automobiles
In Chicago bus got to bo a menaco.
Concerned for tho public welfuro
over tho largo number of deaths from
careless automobllo driving, tho Oc
tober grand Jury, In Its final report,
urged legislation to control those
who own and drive cars.
"Wo aro lmprossed," tho report
states, "with the largo number of
cases coming before tho grand Jury
In which automobiles figure eithor
ns an Instrument of death or as
stolen property, and wo recommend:
"First That u law bo enacted re
quiring every porson who drives a
power propelled car of any kind to
hold a llcenso to so drlvo and that li
censes be Issued only nftor tho ap
plicant has successfully passed a
rigid examination as to his or hor
tltness to possess such llcenso and
providing for sovero punishment for
nny ono who nttetnpts to drlvo n car
without a llconso.
"Second That tho limit of punish
ment bo ndmlnlstored In overy case
whon tho theft of an automobllo Is
proven, whether tho car Is recovered
or not, as It is only by making it n
dangerous thing to do that this
growing crime will bo lessened or
"Wo furthor recommend that spe
cial legislation bo enacted making
the punishment for stealing automo
biles much moro severe."
BANQUET FOR AL
Friends of Walter P Steffen, tho
popular Twenty-third ward aldorman,
are going to glvo a banquet in his
honor on Tuesday, Novombor 25. Tho
affair will bo held at Lincoln Turner
Hall and will include an entertain
ment and danco.
William W. Smyth, 7512 Jeffery
avenue, manager of proportlos of tho
pollco department, was appointed
temporary water assessor by Com
missioner of Public Works Francis
to fill tho vacancy caused by tho ap
pointment of Thomas H. Dyrno as
temporary superintendent of streets
Judgo Oeorge F. Hush, newly elect
ed to tho Circuit Court bench, took
office Tuesday In Judgo Pincknoy's
courtroom. Judgo Plncknoy has been
compelled to tako a two weeks' rest
bficauso of ill health.
Judgo Hush, who was officially
sworn In Monday, was Introduced by
Chief Justice Charles M Thompson
and Judge Jesso Holdom, now sitting
In tho Appellate Court.
Judgo nush mado a short talk to
the lawyers present
Emll M Heldkamp of Watry and
Heldkamp, Chicago's well known and
reliable optometrists and opticians,
predicts a banner year In all lines
of business for 1920,
nary uiiirici nmi u wm""
en pide In public llfei to dean
aaebil and Sport, and to .the
ButUiiloiJ ?' untrfl intprmjatlon
if. FilbM Jntaratt, Financial, Cam.
mtrclal and Political,
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President of the County Board.
Chicago Automobile Abstract &
Title Company Inaugurates
The Chicago Automobile Abstract
& Title Company liavo Inaugurated
the plan of giving an ldentlllcatlon
card with ouch policy, which card
will be recognized by every garage
owner In Illinois.
Isaac X. Powell Is tho choice of
south side Hcpubllcans for delegate
to tho national convention next year.
Henry F. Xorcott stands high In
tho estimation of tho business world
or Chicago. Mr. Xorcott Is president
of tho well known real estate house
or It. O. Stone and Company, and Is
active In overy movement that has
for Its object the betterment of Chi
cago. AdolphKraua la always In toe lead el
vary movement for th battaraeat
of conditions In Calcaso.
Alderman Walter P. Steffen of tho
Twenty-third ward, Is making a good
record In tho City Council. Ho Is one
of tho coming men c! Chicago and the
pooplo aro pleased with him.
Judgo Frank Johnston Jr. Is mak
ing n good record on tho Circuit
Kd ward A. Cudahy stands foromost
among tho men who havo holpod mnko
Chicago tho great city sho Is today.
Albert J. Hopkins, tho popular for
mer United States Senator, Is looked
upon by thousands of Illinois ilopub
llcnns as the logical man to nomlnnto
F. H. Soubold, D. C, one of tbe
most prominent chiropractors In Chi
cago, offors to treat all soldlors tzZ
sailors suffering from sciatica, rheu
matism, or kindred ailments froo of
charge. Ills offlco Is Iu tho Stevens
building, 17 North Rtat street.
Joseph F. Haas has always mado
a good public rocord, Ho is a man
of tho people.
Chlof Mooney of tho city detectlvo
bureau, is ono of tho nblost pollco
ofllclals In tho United States.
Otto Ruotor, tho bond of tho big
real estate firm which bears his
name, is ono of tho upbulldcrs of Chi
cago. Tho ofllco of his company on
tho ground floor of 32 North oDar
born street Is ono of tho finest In tho
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ACTORS' MEMORIAL DAY
In overy thentor throughout tho
statu on tho afternoon of December
nth, a special thcatilcal performance
will bo given, with Its tickets sold
not by professional pcoplo but by
business men of the community. Tho
piocoeds of tho clay will go to tho
Actors Fund of America, which
cares for tho destitute, tho sick, tho
disabled, tho aged and tho Inllrm or
tho profession. Tho day Itself will
bo called Actors' .Memorial Day, for
tho churches of tho stntc, tho schools
and commcrclnl associations will
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tho great services given to tho nation
during tho war by tho player-folk
who upheld tho national morale both
at homo and nt the front.
Tho Dots Piano School w gaining in
popularity and Its graduates aro notod
for tholr proficiency.
Judgo William K. Dovor In making
a splendid record on tbo AppollaU
Tho Democratic light for ward
committeemen promises to produco
somo strange surprises.
Tho North Sldo Turner Hall Res
taurant, located nt 820 North Clark
streot, is llrst-closs In overy respect.
Tho finest monls aro being served
there day and night by tho best cook
in Cook county, Mrs. Appcl, and it is
patronized by tho best pooplo In Chi
cngo. P. O. Jucobson, of tho well known
Hollnnco Dlo mid Stamping Compnuy,
Is one of Chicago's most successful
business men and public-spirited citi
zens. Michael J. Fnhorty's friends aro
legion In their doslro to soo him rep
resent tho Ninth District In tho Re
publican Xatlonnl Convention.
Ono of tho most patriotic and Influ
ential citizens of Chicago Is John C.
Eastman, publisher of tho Chicago
Dally Journal. Ho is nctlvo in ovory
thing that portulns to tho bettorment
of the city.
I.ouls J. Rohan, tho popular attor
ney, Is being talked of by many Re
publicans for County Judgo.
George I.. Scholn Is ono of tho ablest
and most highly respected mombors
of tbo Chicago bar. His many frlonds
would like to see him on tho bench.
Francis J. Houlihan, able and popu
lar attorney, with offices In tho Con
tinental & Commercial Hank building,
Is oftou montioiiPd for judgo.
the Board of Assessor.
n me immanT
CREEL'S BUREAU IN CONFUSION I
The committee on public Informa
tion, headed by George Creel, cost the
government about SU.COO.OOO on the
face of Its records, nccoidlng to official
reports now before congress, which say
tho committee's affairs cannot be
wound up for six months because of
Chairman Creel and other ofllclals
of the committee are charged with
gross negligence In handling the gov
ernment's funds In a report by 10. K.
Hllsworlh of tho council of national
defense, appointed to liquidate tho
"It appears that Immediately after
tho signing of tbe armistice," .Mr. Ells
worth said, "practically nil of tho ofll
clals of the committee threw up their
Jobs and returned to private life, lenv
lug but a few minor ofllclals In charge."
The committee Issued hundreds of
checks for Individual expenses far In
excess ()! tin. SI IVMl timvltiiitm limit
fixed by congress, the report snys.
000, lind were Issued to between -100
LEWIS: HEAD OF
elected vlco president. For tbo last six moiTths bo has been acting president.
Ills accession to the place of power followed tho rcslinntlon of President
GRAYSON: MR. WILSON'S PHYSICIAN
A man who can servo ono presi
dent as naval aid and physician Is en
titled to consideration. A man who
can servo three presidents so different
In temperament as Theocloro Roose
velt, William II. Tuft and Woodrow
Wilson can Justly claim credit for
great professional Mill! and an oven
higher mark of distinction for diplo
macy of tho very first order.
Carey Travis Grayson, rear ad
miral, M. D., Ph. G., F. A. C. S., U. S.
X., clocMi't claim credit for anything.
An a matter of fact, he Is an unusually
modest person when It Is considered
Unit upon his sturdy shoulders tins
fallen the burden of keeping thrco
presidents In physical trim and restor
ing them to normal health from the
wear nnd tear of olllce cares.
You never would know that tho
quiet, uuobtruslvo man with tho strik
ing features of nn Indian, who conies
and goes unostentatiously nbnut tho
White House, was tho chief physician
anil probably the most conspicuous
Illness of the chief executive.
9aW " jftpaaaajafe i
oillcers know that this Is the exact reverso of tho truth, nnd that I was 'not
In harmony with tho department' becnuso I continually urged certain meas
ures of preparedness. They nlso know thnt theso measures wero afterward
adopted, and that It was because they wero adopted that tbo navy was well
prepared for war and well handled during tho war. I owo It to myself, to
my family and to tho navy to stato tho exact facts of tho case, and with such
fullness us tbo small limits of a book
NEW YORK'S FIRST WOMAN JUDGE
"Tho woman's point of view ought
to bo brought Into all tbo courts. A
woman understands tho psychology or
manner of thinking of another woman
better than a man."
This seems to sum up tho legal
philosophy of Mrs. Jean II. Norrls,
Inwjer and politician, who has been
appointed a temporary city mnglstrato
by Mayor Ilylnu of New York city
to fill tho Micancy caused by tho Ill
ness of Magistrate Green. Sho added:
"Having had somo experience with
unfortunate women while connected
with the International Child Welfare
league, I think that a woman can bo
of somo servlco to them. I bellovo
there Is overy chance of bringing
about the reform of tho fallen young
woman If n propor environment for
her can be obtained."
Mrs. Xmiis Is president of tbo Na
tional Women's association and n
member of the Xew York County
I.nwjeis' association. Sho ns graduated from tho girls' high school In
Urooklyn and Inter went to Fordbum university. She Is a widow. She llvts
at the Martha Washington hotel.
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They ranged, It adds, from 5100 to $500,
nnd COO persons.
THE COAL MINERS
John L. Lewis, noting president of
tho United Mlno Workers of America,
tho man who leads some half n mil
lion bituminous coal miners of the
United States, was bom at Lucas, In.,
In 1880. Ho received only n public
school education and entered the coal
mines early. Thereafter ho studied
at home. IIo has an extensive knowl
edge of mining, both In practice and
theory. Ho Is n fluent talker and ex
hibits n wide knowledge of current af
fairs nnd of presehl-day Industrial,
economic nnd political Issues.
For a number of years prior to
1010 Mr. Lewis was legislative rep
resentative) of tho mlno workers. In
1011 ho became associated with tho
American Federation of Labor, nctlng
as general Held agent for the nntlonnl
body. In 1017 ho became vlco presi
dent of tho United Mlno Workers of
In December. 1018. ho was re
of tho president of tho United
man In tho public eyo during tho
WRITES A BOOK
Rear Admiral llrndley A. Flsko, of
whom It has often been said that ho
did moro to Increnso tho power of na
vies than any other' ono man, has Just
published his autobiography, "From
Midshipman to Rear Admlinl. A Rec
ord of Forty-Xlno Years In tho U. S.
Xovy." Admiral Flske, In addition to
being profoundly In lovo with his work
ns a naval officer was a bom Inventor.
With chapter !!l begins what ho
later describes as "tho unhapplest
period of my life." This was when ho
assumed tho duties of nld for opera
tions at tho navy department February
8, lOtil, 22 days before .Tosephus Dan
iels becnino secretary of tho navy. Ho
dovotes boven chapters to tho history
of Secretary Daniels' treatment of him
and tho controversy that aroso over
Mr. Daniels' statement thnt ho never
had seen Admiral Flsko's now famous
memorandum of November 0, 10M,
Ho snys In his prefneo: "Navy
permit; this I do."
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Able Judge of the
Kdwnrd J. Doyle, prlvoto secretary
to Samuel Insult of tho Commonwealth
Edison Company, Is a coiner In Chi
cago financial circles.
Cutter and Crossetto Company, mak
ers of tho famous Elgin Mndo Shirt,
stnnd high in tho estimation of tho
commercial world of Chicago.
Harry C. Mohr, tho popular manager
of tho Morrison Hotel, Is a public
spirited citizen who Is always boosting
At all leading roliablo gents' fur
nishing stores can bo found tho Elgin
Mndo Shirt, the shirt that possesses
tho quality appeal.
Clean out tho barnacles, Mayor
Thompson, and breath castor In tho
GEORGE L. 8CHEIN,
Highly Esteemed Member of the Chicago Bar.
William G. Keith, commissioner of
tho Uuronu of Gas and Electricity, Is
a popular and painstaking public of
ficial and tho good rocord ho Is mak
ing is pleasing tho citizens of Chicago.
Ho Is a practical electrician and tho
peoplo aro all with him in his success
ful efforts to Improvo tho efllcloncy of
tho Important department ho is at tho
Congressman James McAndrews
making u good record.
Colonel August W. Miller, popular
clerk of tho Circuit Court is making a
splondld public record.
George L. Scholn, tho able lawyer,
would mnko a lino Judgo.
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Clayton F. Smith is a popular Dem
ocratic leader, whoso friends predict
future honors for him.
Tho men who are putting extra lo
cal taxes on tho peoplo aro public
enemies. Tho pcoplo havo burdens
onough to bear without putting up
tholr last cent for fads.
C. II. llartholomao has bcon in busi
ness for 35 years as a tunor nnd re-.
PQlror of all kinds of pianos nnd every
one praises his work. Ho Is noted for
his ability as a repairer of talking ma
chines. Ills placo of business Is at
59 Kost Van Duron stroot.
Avery IJrundage, tho woll known
contractor, has douo and is doing
much to mako tho city beautiful. Tho
work douo by tho big company ho
heads Is always reliable.
Violinists nil pralso tho work of
Goorgo A. Ostortog of D9 East Van
Huron street. Ho Is ono of tbo best
known violin manufacturers in tho
James Scala's Italian restaurant at
61 West Monroe street Is Tory pop
ular. Judgo Victor P. Arnold is making
a flno rocord in tbo Juvenile court.
James Scnla Is mooting with a great
success and flno patronage in his
Xew Italy restaurant on tbe second
floor of Gl West Monroe street. It Is
very popular with professional and
Member of Sanitary Beard.