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SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20, 1919.
C. B. WILLEY DRIVES HISTORIC
Maybe you havo scon It a power
ful blnck motor car, partly Inclosed,
says the Chicago Dally Nows, with a
sloping nose llko a duck's sweeping
down Michigan houlevard? It's had
thrilling war adventures, has that
swaggering bus, and It's entitled to
wound stripes. And what astonishing
tales It could narrate, If It had spoech,
nbout the secret palaver that went on
Insldo while tho world shook to Its
Caught In tho chaos at the outbreak
of tho war this automobile, a. Renault,
was forced to work hard for tho Ger
mans, Just os tho thousands of girls
nnd old women In Lille woro mado to
labor. Incidentally, whllo tho confes
sions of Erich Ludondorff "the hralns
of the boche," as ho was called nt tho
Qual d'Orsay aro appearing now in
Tho Dally Nows, It may Intorcst you
that this Chicago motor car served
him for a conveyance for two years on
many battle fronts.
It's homo from tho wars now. Tho
battlo scars aro mended, tho French
cnglno drones with tho old-tlmo sing
song, and Instead of a stiff necked
Prussian at tho wheel thcro's a ruddy
cheeked Yankoo with tho Ynnltoo
name of Will Lincoln who navigates
through tho opera crowds and tho
Stato street shopping Jams.
C. L. Wllloy, I7u0 Grand boulevard,
hardwood lumber merchant, and his
wlfo wero touring Germany In tho
spring of 1914. They woro near
Tho rumpus started and tho German
cillcloncy experts grabbed ovorythlng
in night. They took uway Mr. Willoy's
costly Renault limousine. Ho in vain
protested that ho was an American
Tho Chicago automobile trundled
Gorman staff officers of haughty rank,
carried them to tho vicinity of many
There's nobody to toll tho preclso
story, but apparently a British aviator
flew low, 'way back behind tho Gor
Tho Chicago car appears to havo
been a good target. Tho roof of tho
llraouslno was perforated, tho Insldes
ripped up, hood dented. One can only
hopo what happened to tho occupants.
Ludondorff saw It and coveted It.
it becamo his G. II. Q. car, was
stamped with his namo, boro his flag
and had tho right of way. Many of
tho German attacks woro no doubt dis
cussed and planned In the cor as It
plowod through tho mud from head
quarters to various roservo area3 In
Tor two years tho car was used,
night and day. Tho spocdomotcr
clicked off C0.O00 miles, tho fondors
were crusneu. mo sines ckkcu wuu
yellow Tlelglum mud.
Through tho American consul, Mr.
Wllley, back In Chicago, besought tho
Gorman government to roturn his au
tomobile It was roturnod, bullet
scarred and war battered. Mr. Wllley
refused to accopt It and tho Germans
were compelled to repair tho machlno
throughout nt an oxpenso of J3.000.
Thon it cost Mr. Wllloy nearly $2,000
to got tho cor homo.
And now it's back in Chicago. Trort
its dapper appearance you'd never
think it had over loft tho loop. Mr.
Wllloy died in 191C. and tho car is
used dally by his son. Charles 13. Wll
ley, 1C21 South Michigan nvcnuo, a
prominent sportsman and prosidont of
tho C L Wllley Company, 2338 South
"It's n flno car." said Mr. Wllloy to
day. "Rut I wish It had crashed into
n wide, deop water-filled ditch ono of
thoso flno days whon Mr. Ludondorff
was taking a spin."
John T Drlscoll has done much to
wards tho upbuilding of Cblcnpo and
especially of tho great West Sldn.
An extensive property owner himself,
he has always been foremost In every
movement tending to farther the In
terests of tho city or of his follow citi
zens No man Js moro rospeoted and
no man asks for 1ms.
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C. B. WILLEY,
Popular Chicago Business Man, Sportsman and Progressive Citizen, Whoso
Automobile, Seized and Used by the Germans During the
War, Has Been Returned.
SMULSKI'S JUST APPEAL FOR
John r. Smuloki, bonk president,
park commissioner nml loyal Ameri
can, who is president of tho National
Polish committee of America, lino Is
sued a striking appeal for an Ameri
can governmental loan for Poland and
tho other now nations in Central Eu
rope. Declaring that sllonco under
present conditions was dangerous, and
that tho situation required plain
speaking, Mr. Smulskl In his state
ment asking for governmental as
sistance, declared that unless a loan
was piovldcd, tho work of building
the new nations would bo seriously
embarrassed, and that anything tend-
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JOHN F. SMULSKI,
Chicago Banker and Public-Spirited Citizen, Whoso Appeal for Poland De
serves a Great and Generous Response.
lng towards tho collapse of theso coun
tries would oporato to renew waia In
Tho Illrk Uros, Hi owing Company,
who mado tho famous "Supoib" In old
tlmos, Known to nil Chicago lovois of
good beer, 1110 now ongaged In tho
manufacture of loot beer. That this
big company Is living up to Its ropu
tatlon for puilty und honesty of Us
products Is attested to by tho popu
larity of this now and delicious torn
Coroner Peter M. Hoffman lo
ways alert In looking after the
terosts of the peoplo.
Chief Clerk of the
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NEW PARK, 23D WAR!
Commissioners Agree to Plan
Cost Will Be $250,000.
Tho Twenty-third word will prob
ably have a now small park as a ro
suit of tho efforts of Aid. Wallaco and
othor tcsldents of tho ward. Tho Lin
coln Pnrk commissioners havo prac
tically agreed to tho program, It Is
said. Aid. Wallaco, with 13. J. Drun
dago and Representatives Mueller and
Stevens appeared nt tho meeting of
tho park commissioners yesterday to
ronow oiguments mado Inst yoar that
tho wnid needed tho pnrk, and tho
only way to get It wns through tho
Lincoln Park board.
Theio Is only 0110 vacant block In
tho ward, and It has been agreed on as
the Kite It Is tho block bounded by
Shollleld. Mildred and Oakdalo ave
nues and Georgo street. Tho oxpenso
of buIng tho property and construct
ing tho necessary buildings Is esti
mated at 5230.000. Attornoys havo
told tho mombors of tho park board
that tho land can bo sccuied through
condomnutlou proceedings, and tho
monov used will ho part of a bond Is
bug that tho commissioners expect to
float net spring under tho authority
of tho legislature.
Board of Assessors.
A reoolutlnu requetlng President
WIlon to withdraw lecognltlon of
Cnrrnnzn and sever illiilomntlc rela
tions w Itli Mexico has been Introduced
by Senator Fall (Rep.), New Mexico,
chairman of the senate committee
charged with an Imostlgntlnn of the
"I charge" said Senator Fall,
"Hint tho Mexican emhni.y, tho con
sulate general In New York and tho
consulate- general In Son Francisco
havo been actively engaged In tho dis
tribution of bolshevik propaganda and
that this Iiiih been donu with the
knowledge and consent of Venustlano
Senator Fall's revolution follows:
"Resolved by the senate-, tho house
of ropreieiitutlves concurring, Thnt
the action taken by the department of
state In lefercnco to the pending con
troversy between this government and
the government of Mexico should bo
npproved, and further, that thu president of the United States be, and ho Is
hereby requested to withdraw from Venustlano Cnrrnnzn tho recognition
heretofore accorded him by the United States as president of tho republic of
Mexico, and to sever all diplomatic relations now existing between this gov
ernment and tho pretended government of Cnrrnnzn."
J. W. ALEXANDER TO
dnughter of the lute Judge Sumuel A
wife anil seven chlldien four sons and
SENATOR IVPCORMICK'S BUDGET PLAN
Senator McCoimlck of Illinois will
Introduce n budget bill nt this session
of congress, lie attacks the Good bill
as faulty. IIu says his bill dllVers from
thnt of Mr. Goodt chlelly, In placing tho
budget burenu under tho secretary of
the treasury, who Is mado strictly 11
financial olllcor and diverted of extra
neous functions, such as administration
of public buildings and public health
service, and In empowering tho bndget
bureau to reduce departmental appro
"My bill," said Senator McCormlck,
"Is not the handiwork of one mun. Its
actual text comes from the hands of
two trained draftsmen ; It embodies In
principle the Ideas of students of pub
lic administration and llnance llko Sec
retary Gins", President Nicholas Mur
ray Duller, Governor Low den, and
"It will not further divide respon
sibility for tho llnanclal policy of the
government as the Good bill must If It should become law. My bill seeks to
moko the seuetary of the treasury a true llnnnce olllccr, surveying tho Held
of expendltui'' as well ns thnt of revenue. Tho Good bill would muko tho
president, alieady the most overburdened executive la tho world, his own
'rom in 'itHipiwr Uiitun
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sen ed In all
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half .enr- he was at
SXWjf lStl ell ieS.
Russi II Cornell l.otlmgHi'll of Now
York hits I" on 111111I1 tulKi'il about as a
likely Miinssor to S netnry of tho
'rreiisui'.v i.ins who 11 - kiumI to accept
the uppiiliiinieiit as Mimior from Vir
ginia to illi 1I10 place I' it ataiit by tho
death of Soimtor Martin.
Mr. l. ilmgwell Is torty-one years
old. He is a member of the law firm
of CroMii'i V Mendei-sun 1 New York.
Hu is a nle grnduate. v as a student
olllcer in tin I'lalisliiuv tiiilnltiK enmp
In 1D17, Imt wns India id by William
G. McAduo then seerittai.x of tho treas
ury, to I me special loiinsel to till)
becretar. In connection with flouting
tho llrst war loan, and Into In 1017
was appointed assistant secretary of
Mr. I I'tllngweirs law pailners are
alllllatid with the Republican party,
but It Is imdei stood that Mr. Lolling
well has not taken any p.ut In poll-
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tics. Mr Lelllngwell Is said to have
the (oidliil suppoit of Seeieiar. Glass
dorsed aKo bj forinei Sei'ietnrj MeAdoo.
'IrcltMi f'onllduiico was epucseil In Mr.
Joshua Willis Alexander of Gnlla
tin, Mo., who succeeds Wllllnui C, Red
Held ns secretary of commerce, has to
resign his sent In congress to tnko tho
portion. IIu wns born In Cincinnati
January 22, 1832. In 1872 he was
graduated from Christian collego,
Missouri. In 1872 ho moved to Galla
tin anil In 1675 ho wns admitted to tho
bar. Almost Immediately he entered
public life, serving ns public adminis
trator, member of tho bonrd of educa
tion, mayor and stato legislator. He
resigned as Judgo of tho Seventh Mis
souri district to toko his scat in tho
Ho wns named by President Wil
son ns house member of tho United
Stntes commission to tho International
conference on safety of llfo at sea, and
wits selected by tho commission to bo
ehalnnnn. The conforenco was In ses
sion In London from November, 1D1II,
to February, 11)14. Ho married tho
Richardson In February, 1870, nnd his
GENERAL IN RUSSIA
13. I. Harris of Rock Islnnd, 111.,
consul general for tho United Stntes
In Russia, Is having lots of experiences
theso duys, iieeoidlng to reports from
the Lnuil of Chaos. Rut then ho's been
having such experiences for tho Inst
twenty years In Uncle Sam's consulnr
sen lee. Ho was appointed to his pres
ent post In 1!)I8. Living on a trnlu,
he has traveled all oer Siberia since
then. Ho unhid In Omsk November
1!) of last j ear mid witnessed tho ac
cession of the pii'M-iit Kolehok gov
ernment to control ol Siberian affairs.
His "dlstilet" Is lilgaer than tho United
Stntes. lie has a stall' of consuls and
lco consuls si'iitteieil oer many thou
sands of miles.
Air. Hauls' limit's have sent him
Into many llwly pluce-.. Ho wns live
ears In TmKi.x, wltiiesstug tho revo
lutions which l.ipt thai country In
lolent turmoil. Me wah sent to Inves
tigate thu mnsMtiMw ot Aimeulans by
tho Dalkan stales mul In Gieece. For
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and Is understood to havo been la
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Superintendent of Advertising, Commonwealth Edison Company.
Judiciary Nance, chairman; Muel
ler, Carr, Honly, Littler.
Finance Lnwloy, chairman; Nance,
Hcnly, Mueller, Paullln.
Engineering Hcnly, chairman;
Mueller, Lowloy, Clark.
Electrical Development Nance,
chairman; Lawley, Clark, Hcaly, Lit
tler. Federal Relations Sergei, chnlr
man; Nunco, Lnwley, Paullln, Cnrr.
North Shoio Channel Llttlor,
chairman; Clark, Carr, Paullln, Law
ley. Real Estoto Doclopmont Carr,
chairman; Lowloy, Hcaly, Clark, Muel
ler. Rules Nnnco, chairman; Mueller,
Carr, Hcaly, Littler.
Stato and Municipal Rolatlons Ser
gei, chairman; Lawloy, Nance, Clark,
Labor Clark, chairman; Muollbr,
Paullln, Carr, Littler.
Health and Public Order Paullln,
chairman; Nance, Carr, Clai'k, Llttlor.
Illinois Valley Nnnco, chairman;
Muollcr, Carr, Healy, Littler.
Employment Muollor, chairman!
Hcaly, Lawloy, Nance, Sorgol.
WANT NATIONAL CON-.
VENTI0N HELD HERE
Chicago. Democrats linvo nlreody ro
colvcd pledges for $GO,000 of tho $123,
000 fund to bo used to bring tho 1020
notional party convention to tho city,
Carl R. Iatham, pi03ldcnt of tho Iro
quois club announced at n meeting
of tho uiembcis.
Tho hotels havo piomlscd $10,000,
theaters $10,000 and indttstiics $10,
000, ho declared. With tho financial
offor as ono of their big tolklng points,
n committee of Domncrats will go to
Washington Jnnuaiy 8 to make a pica
boforo tho national committco for tho
Mr. Latham, Judgo John P. Mc
Goorty, Roger C. Sulllvnn, II. J. Ro
scnthal, Dixon Williams, Georgo L.
Rokor and Jamos C. Jeffry will mnko
up tho party.
Tho delegation will tako pait In a
banquet nnd putty pow-wow on Janu
ary 8. at tho capital.
I). II. Donlzak, auditor of tho Mer
cantile Trust & Savings Dank, is not
only popular in banking circles but
has friends In every branch of tho
business win Id of Chicago.
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WILLIAM H. WEBER,
Popular County Assessor and Republican Leader.
CENSUS WORK JAN. 2
John J. Gaynor, census supervisor
of tho First district ot Illinois, an
nounces there aro 2,200 men and
women prepared to begin work on tho
census hero Jan. 2.
Tho ConBUs Dureau today mado pub
lic a proclamation Issued by President
Wilson, calling on nil tho peoplo of
tho country to glvo aid to tho taking
of tho census, which is to begin on
Tho proclamation states that tho
main piirposo of tho census is to ob
tain nccurato statistics on which to
baso tho representation In congress.
It calls attention to tho fact that all
persons aro required lo give full In
formation applying to himself and tho
fnmlly to which ho belongs.
"No person can bo harmod In any
way by furnishing tho Information re
quired," It adds. "Tho consus has
nothing to do with taxation, with mili
tary or Jury service, with tho compul
sion of school attendance, with tho
regulation of Immigration, or with tho
enforcement of any national, stato, or
local law or ordinance
"Thcro need bo no fear that any
dlsclosuro will bo mado regarding any
Individual person or his affairs. For
duo protection of tho rights nnd Inter
ests ot tho persons furnishing in
formation jovory omployo of tho Con
sus Dureau Js prohibited undor heavy
ponalty from disclosing any Informa
tion which may thus como to his
Charles Krutckoff Is ono ot
most popular mcrabors ot tho Board
ot Assessors. Ho always looka alter
tho peoplo 's Interests.
Claronco S. Plggott stands hbjb. at
tho Bnr and Is rospoctod by the peo
plo. Ho will bo a judge somo day aad
in tho near futuro at that.
Frnnk A. Johnson, gonornl sales
manager of tho Grcnnan Cako Cor
poration, Is one of the most popular
and wldcawako young mon In Chi
cago. IIo Is very popular In polit
ical circles and many prodlct a big
public coreor for him.
Tho city department or gas and oloc
trlclty novor was in hotter handi than
it Is now. William G. Koith, tho
commissioner, In an able, honest, and
At all leading rollablo gents' fur
nishing stores enn bo found tho Elgin
Mudo Shirt, tho shift that possesses
tho quality appeal.