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EST'n ISHEO OCTOBER 5, 1889
aorporated Uh4er th Lawi ot tlllnote.
rounded by HKNItY r. DONOVAN.
Tho Chicago Eagle, a newapaptr
far all claiial of reader, It devoted
to National, Btata Jind Local Pol.
Itleaj to the publication of Mil-
nlclpal. State, county ana ean
T Finnic mtareii, i-n
martial and Political,
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6, 1919.
Chicago has gone mad with reform.
But nB every reform moans graft
and every graft 1b attached to ti pub
lic pay roll tho pcoplo 13 getting nick
and tired ot tho otuft.
Especially tho taxpaylng public.
Tho Domestic Relations gang.
Tho Morals Department.
Tho Social Scrvlco hoys.
And all tho rest of them dosorvo n
showing up that will rotlro them to
private Ilfo and detach thorn from
the tax eating propositions that many
believe them to bo.
1n Monday of this week Judgo
Thcodoro Brentano entered upon his
twenty-seventh consecutive year ns n
member of tho Superior Court bonch
of Coolt county. Ho celebrated tho
event by hearing a squabblo growing
out of tho salo of a bootblacklng
stand, a transaction Involving $1,500
and nn alleged brokon contract.
It developed that tho stand could
have been bought n few years ago for
n. few dollars.
Crooks woro tho litigants and it
was shown that ono of them could not
read his natlvo langungo ns prcsonted
in a duplicate copy of tho bill of salo.
A fcaturo of tho Judgo's nnnlvorsnry
was that for tho fifth time ho assumed
tho honors ot chief justlco ot his
branch ot tho court. ,
Judgo Brentano was on tho bonch
'JOG days in tho year ending Octobor 1.
MORE COURTS IN
CHICAGO THAN IN
Tho Stato Association of Probato
and County Judges wnnts ono court
of first Instance in a county, instead
of six, as nt prosont In Coolt county.
They decided to mako this recom
mendation to tho coming constitu
tional convention at their conforenco
hold yestordny In tho Hotel Shorman.
Tho conforenco was called to decide
what suggestions shall bo mado tend
ing toward changes in tho presont
Judgo R. II. I.ovltt, Peoria county,
in an nddross to that body declared
that ono court of Initial nppeal In each
county was favored by a majority of
Jurists as a means of simplifying liti
gation. "Under tho prosont system," said
Judgo Lovltt, "litigants sometimes
carry a caso to n higher court and
And that tho court through which
they carried tholr caso had no Juris
diction over it.
"If there wero ono court of first in
stance, litigants could find Just whoro
to tnko n caso."
Samuel R. Kaufman the popular
president ot the famous Congress
Hotel Company and hoad ot the great
Congress Hotel, Is one ot the most
public spirited citizens ot Chicago
who is always keenly alive on every
thing uplifting the city and a broad
minded man of affairs who makes
everyone who patronizes his hotel
One of tho most Interesting stores
in the city to visit Is that of Karl
Mayer & Company, in the North
American building, 36 South State
street. Men go there for service
dental and Bhavlng creams, and wom
en for the prize baby soap and a
grand line of toilet articles.
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Popular Judge of
Harrison B. Riloy, president of the
Chicago Tltlo & Trust Company, la
ono of tho foremost citizens of Chi
cago; always progressiva and patri
otic. Edward J. Doyle, prlvato secretary
to Samuol Insull of tho Commonwealth
Edison Company, Is a comer In Chi
cago financial circles.
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? ANDREW J. RYAN,
Popular and Able Leader at the Chicago Bar.
Cuttor and Crossotto Company, mak
ers ot tho famous Elgin Mado Shirt,
stand high In tho estimation ot tho
commercial world ot Chicago.
Harry C. Mohr, tho popular managor
of the Morrison Hotel, is a public
spirited citizen who is always boosting
Klckham Scanl would mako a
great United State senator.
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Popular Member of the Board of Attestors.
the Circuit Court.
Secretary ot State Louis L. Emmer
son Is making a fine record and many
friends by the able and efficient man
ner In which ho conducts hit great
Tho city department of gas and elec
tricity nover was in bottor hands than
it is now. William O. Keith, tho
commissioner, Is an able, honest, and
At all leading rellablo gonts' fur
nishing stores can bo found tho Elgin
Mado Shirt, tho shirt that possessos
tho quality appeal.
Clean out tho barnacles, Mayor
Thompson, and breath easier in the
District Attorney Clyne is making
a good record.
PUSSYFOOT" JOHNSON RIDES A PLANK
" 'I'ussyfdot, I'tioyfoot,' where
linvo you been?" "I've been to Lon
don to preach ngnlnst gin." "'Pussy,
foot, Pussyfoot,' what saw you there?"
"Some medical students put Dour In
my hnlr." Also "Pussyfoot" was rid
den on a plnnk. Moreover, he got a
black eye which may result In th
loss of Its sight.
All of which hnppcncd to William
E. Johnson, n inlhl-iimtiiiered American
nntlsnloon crusader who him paired
Mcrrlo England half to dentil with
lils prohibition campaign. He has
even scored great success In aiasgow.
where tho canny Scots bellevo with
Robert Burns that "freedom and
whisky gang thcglther."
Johnson was it student In the Uni
versity ot Nebraska something like 00
years ago. IIo engaged In business In
Lincoln for n time. In the early nine
ties he beenmo connected with tho
government ns on nccnt for runnlns
down men selling liquor to Indians, and while In this work ho engaged In
many controversies nud once nearly lost his life. On account of the danger
connected with the work he ndnptcd quiet but cffcctlvo methods that gave
him tho nntuo of "Pussyfoot," and put him well at the head of this branch of
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elected to congress In 1002 and served there continuously as representative of
tho Sixth district of Virginia up to tho tltno of his appointment ns secretary
of tho treasury.
PERSISTENCE, THY NAME IS UPTON (
Sir Thomas J. Ltpton, Bart., Jolly
old sen dog, nrrlved In New York the
other dny bound on tho snmc old er
randto lift "thonnug," ns ho calls
tho America's' cur?. This will bo his
fourth attempt persistence, thy name
Is Ltpton. Ho names Shamrock IV ns
challenger nnd wnnts to sail over the
samo old Sandy Hook course. Ho
does, however, specify Juno Instead of
September to tho Jersey skeetcrs
will will not ent him up ; also because
ho thinks there will bo more wind.
Sir Thomns Inaugurated his fourth
attempt to lift tho America's cup In
1013 with a challenge for a raco the
following year. Tho challenpo was ac
cepted and tho challenging yacht,
Shamrock IV, wits en route to this
country under Its own sails when war
wns declared. The Shamrock IV put
Into Bermuda nnd Inter reached New
York after tho danger of enpturo by
German ships hnd passed. With the
beginning of tho world war tho International yacht raco was abandoned nnd
tho Shamrock IV was placed In drydock In Erie basin. Tho Amcrlcun yachts
Resolute and Vnnltlo were also withdrawn from the races tho following season.
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Tho Irony, somo might cnll It the humor, of his sltuntlon and services
wns In his having been uppolnted after n custom of nn cnrller day chiefly in
recognition of tho fact thut ho was a wrltor of somo distinction.
D'OLIER: HEAD OF AMERICAN LEGION
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Thousands upon thousands of re
turned soldiers would rather bo In Col,
l-'ranklln IVOller's phtco than bo presi
dent of the United States of America.
Anyway, he Is tho national commander
of the American Legion, elected nt tho
recent convention In Minneapolis. This
organization Is likely to make history,
and lots of It.
Colonel D'Oller Is n wool merchant
of Philadelphia. When tho United
States entered tho war ho offered his
services and wus commissioned cap
tain In tho quartermaster corps. Ho
was fcent to Franco, where ho wns as
signed to organlzo the salvagu system.
He wus successively promoted to major
and lieutenant colonel nnd was uward
ed the American distinguished servlco
medal and tho French Legion of Honor.
Blncu his return last Juno he hay
devoted his tlmo almost exclusively to
tho organization plnns of tho Amer
ican Legion, nis homo Is at River-
ton, N. J, The speetti ho mado upon his election is characteristic, lie said;
"We have spent enough time talklug. Mow let's get tv worn I"
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Carter Glass, secretory of tho
treasury, was nppolntcd by Governor
Davis .to succeed tho Into Thomas S.
Martin as United States senator from
Virginia. Secretary Glass consulted
Prcsid-jnt Wilson and then announced
that he would accept the appointment
Tho term of Senator Martin would
havo expired In 1025.
Mr. Glass was a representative in
congress from tho Lynchburg district
of Virginia and was chairman of the
committee on banking and currency
when In December, 1018, ho was ap
pointed by President Wilson to suc
ceed William G. McAdoo ns secretary
of tho treasury, llo Is owner ot the
Dally News of Lynchburg and the
Dally Advance, nn nftcrnoon paper of
tho samo city. Ho Is slxty-ono years
Mr. Glass was a member of the
Virginia stato senate for six years bc
foro going to congress. Ho was
To rnlso Brand Whltlock, who hns
been minister tq Belgium for six yenre,
to tho rank of ambassador nnd return
him to Belgium Is a deserved compli
ment to a man who has served his own
country nnd tho ono to which ho was
accredited with so much tact nnd abil
ity that King Albert's government hns
desired his reappointment, nnd tho
president's compllnnco Is satisfactory
to Americans of both parties.
No American diplomat had a more
difficult placo to fill. Bcforo wo en
tered tho war It was necessary for lilin
to remain on formally courteous terms
with tho Gcrmaus who assumed con
trol of Belgium. Even bcforo our gov
ernment declared war, ho had Joined
with tho Belgian relief commltteo in
helping to nld tho starving and suffer
ing people driven from their homes,
and to tho end of the war ho was ac
tively engaged with Mr. Hoover In ad
ministering tho American Relief fund.
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Able Judge Who Has Completed His 27th Year on the Superior Court Bench
George L. Scheln Is ono ot tho nblcst
and most highly respected members
ot tho Chicago bar. His many friends
would llko to 800 him on tho bonch.
Tho Dcmocratlo fight for ward
commlttcomcn promises to produco
somo strango surprises.
Michael J. Fahorty's friends aro
legion In their dcslro to seo him rep
resent tho Ninth District in tho Re
publican National Convention. ,
Prominent Lawyer and Able Alderman,
Ono of tho most patriotic and Influ
ential citizens ot Chicago is John C.
Eastman, publisher ot tho Chicago
Dally Journal. Ho is activq in every
thing that portains to tho bottormont
ot tho city.
Dennis J. Egan is a Democratic
leader of force, ability and popularity.
William H. Lyman, the popular for
mer senator and alderman, la at the
head ot the big publlo contracting
Arm of W. H. Lyman Co.
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DIXON C. WILLIAMS,
Popular Democratic Leader and Orator, President of the Chicago Nip.
P. G. Jacobson, of tho woll known
Rellanco Dlo and Stamping Company,
is ono of Chicago's most successful
business mon and public-spirited citizens.
Adam Wolf, tho popular county as
sessor, is an ideal public official.
Tho City Council wants to find out
tho high cost of living. Profiteers may
find out also boforo tho Aldormon get
through with them.
Much Talked of for State's Attorney.
Calvin F. Craig, tho able president
of tho Mechanics & Traders State
Bank, deserves great credit for the
well deserved popularity of that big
West Side institution.
Ivan D. Koukoff, the well knows
money brokor and steamship agent, la
a leader on the West Side. He would
make a good county commissioner.
Dan W. Kaufman of the Congress, is
no of tho most popular hotel men
th country. '