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SATURDAY, JANUARY 3, 1920.
TEACHERS DESERVE BETTER PAY
Pointing out Mint nn adequate wage
for Illinois' 34.000 bcIiooI touchers la
the safest Insurance for the future,
a committee of 1,300 Chicago teaehors
have launched their drive to that end.
They nro devoting n halt day's pay to
further their cause.
A review of their share In tho war
la one of tho arguments advanced by
the teachers, who point out that their
minimum wnge request $1,000 n year
Is less than tho sum earned by tho
Citing expressions from military
men to prove that the national
triumphs In arms wero duo In largo
measure to tho patriotism Inculcated
In tho schools, the teachers point out
that tho teaching of American Ideals
must not bo Intrusted to teachers who
aro underpaid and thus tempted to
instru radicalism prompted by n
deep sense of personal wrong.
Radicals and anarchists aro fully
awake to tho thriving Held tho groups
of underpaid tenchcis offer us tho
Chicago teachers havo already been
solicited thrco times this year by the
I V. V. and radicals of kindred
'Tho duties of tho schools now and
for tho futuro aro tho most impor
tant in their history," says n state
ment Issued by tho teachors, under
direction of William T. McCoy. "The
experiences of the war show that pro
Gorman propaganda thrived whore
tho Amorlcnn school had been neg
lected; that tho laigo percentage of
Illiteracy was found only vhoro vig
ilante In education had been relaxed.
"To correct that more education is
Imperative. But teachers aro llndlng
tho increased cost of living their chief
dlfllculty and desplto years of sacrlflco
and preparation nro bolng forced to
"This must not be. Tho seriousness
of the situation must bo apparent to
E. A. Wnngorshelm, President of
the General Lighting rixturo Co.,
u itli offices at 2S West I.ako street, is
ono of tho most popular business mon
in Chicago. Ho Is n boostor and Is
always Interested In ovory movo
ment to better tho city.
Petor Reinberg bus saved millions
for tho people ns presldont of tho
S. P. Messlngor has dono much for
Chicago in furnishing tho paoplo with
a flno lot of first-class restaurants.
Adolph KrausJa always In the lead of
every movement for the betterment
of conditions In Chicago.
Charles Molltor, a rocognizod leader
In tho machinery trade is ono of Chi
cago's leading and moit reliable busi
ness men His name is honored
wherever no Is known.
Harrison n Riley, president of the
Chicago Title (c Trust Company. 1b
ono of tho foremost citizens of Chi
cago; always progrosslvo and patri
Coroner Potor M. Hoffman is al
ways alert In looking after tho in
terests of tho peoplo.
Charles Krutckoff Is ono of tho
most popular membors of tho Hoard
of Assessors. He always looks after
tho people 's Interests
Clarence S Piggott stands high at
tho Rar and is respected by the peo
ple. He will bo a Judge torno day and
in tho near future at that.
George L Scheln, the able lawyer,
would mako a fine judgo,
vBEfr m M iTaBaayg
B. E. SUNNY.
President of The Chicago Telephone Company, Who Is Always Working
for the Public Benefit.
Frank A. Johnson, general salos
manager of tho Grcnnnn Calco Cor
poration, is ono of the mo3t popular
and wldeawako young men in Chi
cago. Ho Is very popular in polit
ical circles and ninny predict a big
public career for him.
Tho city department or gas and elec
tricity novor wa3 in hotter hands than
it Is now. William G. Kolth, tho
commissioner, is an ablo, honest, and
At all leading rcliablo gents' fur
nishing stores can bo found tho Elgin
Mado Shirt, tho shirt that possesses
tho quality appeal.
Tho lllrk Ilros. Ilrewlng Company,
who made tho famous "Superb" in old
times, known to nil Chicago lovers of
good beer, nio now engaged In tho
mnnufacturo of root beer. That this
big company Is living up to its repu
tation for purity and honesty of its
products is attested to by tho popu
larity of this now and delicious tem
Clarence S. Darrow Is always the.
frlond of the poor and tho downtrod
den and no one stands higher at the
Aschcr Brothers havo a string of
movlo theators that for beauty and
comfort cannot bo beat in tho world.
THE PORTER PLUG
It Never Short Circuits and It Is
Do you know:
(D That tho Porter "KoopsKlcen"
Plug Is the only Spark-Plug mado
which always keeps clean and deliv
ers tho maximum spark, oven though
nn oxioss of oil gets into tho cylin
der? (2) That luhrlcntlon Hiilllclunt to
prevent premature and oxcesslvo wear
of pistons, rings nnd cyllndors will
soot nnd short-circuit any other spnrk
plug except tho Porter "KuopsKlcnn"
Plug in no time?
(3) That the longer any other
Spark-Plug mivo tho Poller 'Keeps
Kloen" Plug goes nnclenncil, tho
ilirtior tho poicolaln becomes, result
ing In n rapid inctenso in leakage of
electricity and a cortospondlng weak
ening of tho spark?
(I) That this constant weakening
of tho bpark, occurring In other
Spark-Plugs In operation the Portor
"KeepsKleen" Plug excopted cuusch
Increasingly slow and faulty combus
tion, numerous mlss-flre.s, loss of pop,
pickup nnd horse-power, but woist of
nil, rapid caibonlmtlou of cylinders
and valves, wastage of gnsollue and
oil, general Ineinclenc of operation
and inciensed cost of upkeep?
WILLIAM HALE THOMPSON.
Mayor of Chicago, Who Advises Ev erybody to Boost and Quit Knocking.
Ono of tho most Interesting stores
In tho city to visit Is that of Karl
Mayer & Company, In tho North
American building, 30 South Stato
street. Mon go there for sorvlco
dental nnd shaving creams, and wom
en for tho prlzo baby soap and a
grand linn of toilet urtlclos.
l.nuronce L. Adams, tho popular
managor of tho Drevoort Hotel, has
ovory reason to bo proud of his great
restaurant. It Is praised by ovory
body who has patronized it.
Otto RIro, tho popular socrotary and
mnnnger of tho Quick Sorvlco Laun
dry Company, would mako a splendid
West Park commissioner. Ho la pub
lic spirited and popular, and has the
good wishes of hie fellow cltiiem.
DENNIS J. EGAN.
Popular Bailiff of the Municipal Court.
W. H. Carlllo la giving general sat
isfaction oh postninBtor of Chicago.
Ills successful handling of this great
uml important olllco rollocts great
credit upon tho untionnl administra
tion. Tho public is well sntlsilcd and
Mr. Cnrlllo's ability nnd courtosy hnvo
won for himself nnd Prosldont Wilson
ninny woids of commendation.
Ono entlro floor of tho County
building Is glvon to a non-olTlclnl
organization dovoted to tho churning
of graft from unhappy poor peoplo,
under tho gulso of reform. Tho
county In tho mcantlmo has to pay
rent In other parts of tho town for
necossniy public olllces.
Tho City Council wants to find out
tho high cost of living. Profiteers may
find out nlso boforo tho Aldcrraon got
through with them.
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JOHNSON'S CASTOR IS IN THE RING
Senator Hlrnni .Johnson of Cali
fornia, running mate of Throdoro
Roosevelt on the Piogresslve ticket In
1012, hits formally announced himself
ii cnndldute for the Republican nomi
nation for president In the 1020 cam
paign. Ills friends let It be known that
considerable work on behalf of the
.Tohnon cnndliliiey has been going on
quietly In tho far West font long time,
and they predicted he would be able
to go Into the Republican convention
at Chicago next June with it foiinld
i aide tu ray of delegates,
Senator Johnson's statement tin
,nouuelng his candidacy fairly bristled
i with dellanec of the Reptiblcnn organ
'isuitlon. Ilu intuit It clear he Is going
Into the campaign for tho nomination
ftee ami Independent of all so-called
"organization aid" and that he Is de
termined to curry the light Into every
state where his name can bo brom:bt
before the oters In a direct primary. Among the senator's platform planks
will be unalterable and unequivocal opposition to the entire treaty of peace,
withdrawal of the American troops from Siberia and other remote corners of
the earth, lnuluteiiaine of the right of ftee speech, u general reassert Ion of
the principles of the Progressive pint form 111 11)12, and e declaration of Reuse
veltlnn Ainerlcanlnin with no foreign ontnngleinentH.
roughs' way: If It doesn't happen at
uln't no such nuliiille.
John Rariou Pajiic, chairman of
the I'ulted States shipping board, In u
statement to the Southern Commercial
congreis, said In p.trt:
My conclusion Is, It Is not possible
to have it succesful American mer
chant marine until the country grows
Into the ship lialilt. The American
newspapers and magazines must
arouse the thinking men among miinu
facturers, inxestment hankers, fann
ers, and labor to the necessity for a
The ingie-ri Is giving the matter
close attention, nnd besides the Greene
bill should puss a niorigiige hill sub
stantially lIKe the one now liefoio the
mci'clmiil marine nnd iNherk-s com
mittee, to miiirnutce luwMors u lien
for the purchase price of the ships
which will, in llmmi'lul circles, have
as much Milm- ns u railroad mortgage,
and Investineiii hankers and the pulillc
At v .
WE MUST GROW INTO SHIP HABIT
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may I'reel.x lucst In ship securities.
American Insurance Is essential that io he not dependent on foreign com
panies for shii Insurance, as we are now
GARRELD AND THE COAL SITUATION
1 1 per 1 1 in
JU'Csi III i
that siii'h ii
. ,e iiieuiist us tuir for the miners and possible to be paid from
of mini owners, Doctor Gill Held suggested a commission repio
i lnlu-ti to ielew the lliulliigs, I in expivssid the conviction
ml.v should nut 1i.im power to IK pi Ices,
COOK AND PEARY
Dr. I ml. nek Allien Cool,, arctic
esploier, Is ...lug to lovl-lt the North
pole nn.vwnv he's goliu there uet
suiiiuier b uli plane. He's gut tlu gen
eral plans iniiiit) alreml.v. Hacking?
He loe-n'i h.ivo to hae u biuker. He
struck oil mm ii in Texas and purposes
to do busiiie K with a whole licet of
Doctor Cook was In Chicago the
other da on his way to his Fort
Worth oil properties, and this Is the
way ho tallied:
"I shall make the flight with six
planes," miI.I the exploier, "and en
deavor to Keep them together until
we nro within S00 miles of the pole.
Then I shall go forward In one and
leave the i.'-i liehlllll to toiiu a line
of comiininieiitlon with the outside
"In Apul, when tho ice breaks up,
wo shall si ml up plentiful supplies of
fuel and i-iahllHh stations up to this
MJO-mllc point In July or August, when we hao 21 hours of daylight hi tho
t.rctlc legion, wo shall 'hop oil,"
Pcari Is nlso going to llj to the pole, Maybe Peary ami Cook will meet.
- TIME NATURALIST
Old John Htirroughs his benrd Is
long and white these days migrated
across the country tho other day from
Slahsldcs to Pasadena. Of course he
had to change trains at Chicago, and a
large group of his admirers met him at
a dinner In a North Shore hotel the
dinner being spread In it sunken gar
den, surrounded by u wood and
warmed by u log lire.
And what do you think? The old
fellow boasted that he had never
drank coffee or smoked. Now n good
many good people believe that the man
who has never drank strong, hhick,
hot coffee right olT the campllre has
missed something. He may live six
months or u year longer, but It Isn't
worth the price. And the man who
can't light up u line, ripe, Missouri
meerschaum In the woods nnd llud It
the crowning touch of tho wilderness
feats why, there's something the mat
ter with him. Rut that's John Hur
Slahsldes he's Inclined to think there
The clrciiuiNinuccs of the resigna
tion of Dr. Harry A. Garlleld, fuel ad
iiilnlstnitor, are IIUel. to keep him In
the public eye for some time for the
reason (hut he is understood to believe
that the work of the commission an
lhiirlei under the settlement, to he
made up of one coal mine operator, u
coal miner and a third person named
to leprescnl the public, will result In
nn Increase In the price of coal to the
To this form of settlement Doc
tor Gin Held lias been unalterably op
pied. It has been learned on good
authority that he took no part In the
negotiation with the mine workers'
union chief, and that though iuforumil
mid consulted after their Initiation the
tonus' laid out as tliiaUy accepted con
Inn one his conception of the main
It was recalled In connection with
tho resignation that In suggesting a
TO MEET AT POLE?
lUJE-toJ8Mfe- 'tJX SiMIWK.
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Popular President of Tho
Albert J. Hopkins, tho popular for
mer United States Senator, Is looked
upon by thousands of Illinois Repub
licans as tho logical man to nominate
John Powora nas always lerved the
people woll as alderman from the
James M. Whnlen. tho popular young
Democratic Ieador, is being urged by
his ninny friends to becomo n enndi
dato for Democratic committeeman
from tho Sixth ward. Ho will bo
elected if ho makes the race.
William Qanschow Is making a flno
rocord as West Park Commissioner.
Ho Is progressiva and alort to the
needs of tho public.
Popular Director of Publicity
P. G. Jncobson, of tho woll known
Rollnnco Dlo and Stamping Company,
Is ono of Chicago's most successful
buslnoss mon nnd public-splrltod cltl
zons. Shorlff Chnrlos W. Potors Is malt
ing a good record.
Calvin P. Craig, tho ablo prosldont
of tbo Mechanics & Traders Stato
Bank, dosorvos great crodlt for tho
well dosorvod popularity of that big
West SIdo institution
Andrew J. Ryan, tho ablo lawyer,
should bo elected to tho constitutional
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",wr'', JOHN STELK.
BrpOTwfjprJgjnsH. Popular Judge of the Municipal Court.
Congress Hotel Company.
Tho mon who nro putting extra lo
cal taxes on tho pooplo aro public
enemies. Tho peoplo havo burdons
enough to bear without putting up
tholr Inst cent for fads.
Laurcnco R. Adams, tho popular
manager of the flno Drovoort HotoL
Is ono of Chicago's prosperous citi
zens and ono of tho best liked hotel
men in tho United States.
Cutter and Crossotto Company, mak
ers of tho famous Elgin Mado Shirt,
stand high in tho estimation of tho
commercial world of Chicago.
John W. Eckhart, tho well known
miller, Is rcspoctcd as n dcmocratlo
leader as well as a recognized power
in commercial life.
Chicago Telephone Company.
Mayor Thompson was tho fathor ol
municipal playgrounds. Ho Intro
duced and secured tho passago of tho
first ordinnnco creating ono whlla ho
was an nldormnn.
Potor Reinberg has mudo a splendid
rooord as president of tho county
Judgo John Stolk of tho Municipal
Court Is ono of tho most popular Jur
ists on tho bonch. Ho Is fearless,
ablo and honest.
Francis S, Peabody for United
Stntos sonntor Is tho winning bat
tlo cry for 1020.