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rHE CHICAGO EAGLE,
NATIONAL CITY BANK'S
Following la a comparative state
ment of tho National City Hank of
Chicago for January l, 1919. and Jan
uary 1, 1920:
Jan. 1. 1520 Jan. 1. 1919
Li O II II ntnl
accounts 23.a3S.2Sfi.3T 2I,r,J5.621.52
V S. botuts
cates 1.319.135.6S 3. I5e.240.91
ments 4.610.Si;.?B 4.345.637.10
transaction 1S9.1W.S3 611.371 f2
a h n n il
taiik 13,117.570.79 10,67,o:.0.05
other nst... 83,2(3.50 None
rapltnl stock 12.000,000.00 $2,000,000.00
Surplus 1,000.000.00 1.000.000.00
Vml I v 1 0 c a
paid IO.67S.00 ,
V c c eptances
of credit... I09.1T9.S3
.met C o m-
Statement of Profit,
t'ndlvldeil prollts. January 1,
Net prollts for the year 1919.
after providing for all known
or anticipated losses "360.u6S.lC
ALDERMEN PUT HIGH
PRICE LOOP THEATERS
IN SAME CLASS WITH
LOW PRICE MOVIES
The city council should explain Its
action In putting tho movlo thoators In
tho snmo class with tho loop "speak
The movies charge from 5 cents to
Tho loop "Speakers" charge from
?3.50 to $12.00, according to Impulse.
Tho movies nro a necessity nnd fur
nish pleasure nnd Instruction for fam
ilies. Tho loop theaters nro'n luxury, nnd
add to tho high cost otllvlng.
Pass fed aldermen do not look at
the mntter in this light.
Movies hnvo no inilucnco with tho
So they havo to suffor whllo tho big
price houses escape.
The new Hconso fco schcdulo for
theaters, Including tho movies, Is
graded both on seating cnpaclty nnd
admission charge, as follows:
Maxl- Maxl- Maxl
mum mum mum
price of price of prlco of Maxl-ndmls-
tulmls- mlinU- mum
Maximum slon bIoh slon prlco of
sentlng not over not over not admission
2j cts. 49 cts. over $1, over $1
, COO 1,200
Is Your Fountain Pen
in Good Health?
You'd better have our fountain pen
expert examine it and prescribe
any necessary repairs. Make
your pen wrfe right, we
repair all makes of foun
TCetrular dividends of right tier
cent per nnmim 160.000.00
Vndlvlded profits. Jan. 1. li:0.$2S0.259.S7
On January 1. 1919, the undivided
profits were dlvld'd under Instructions
from tho Comptroller so as to show "Un
earned Discount" hereafter.
And Give Overworked Post Of
fice Employes Better Wages.
When "outsldo" letter postago was 3
cents a letter a surplus rovenuo of
$154,000,000 was raised in ono year.
It was dropped to 2 cents to plcaso
tho fancy of somo bureaucrat.
Put it back to 3 cents nnd give let
tor carriers and other employes liv
ing wages. They desorvo better pay.
Aid. Cullerton tried hard to post
pono action on tho theater llccnso
schedule, but was defeated by votes
of 32 to 1C and 31 to 11.
SIGN OF THE TEETH
An Alderman Proposes a Fitting
Symbol for the Department
of Public Service.
Tho Oscar Dels Piano School, Ac
credited, Elementary to Teacher's Cer
tificate and Graduate courses. For
bulletin of Information, apply Oscar
Dels Piano School, 218 South Wabash
avenue, Chicago, 111.
"As an Educational subject, Music
is essential, nnd every boy and girl
should hnvo tho opportunity to en-
noblo and refresh his mental and i
spiritual self, Housltlzlng n keen ap
preciation of tho beautiful through
City Council Should Regulate
Conditions in the Loop.
Tho City Council should pass an or.
dlnanco prohibiting people from lolt
erlng on tho sldowalks in tho Loop.
Pedestrians should bo compolled by
law to keep to the- right. Aa things
are at present, without any sort of
regulation, somo of tho down town
streets are almost Impassable.
Jofcn T. Murray, n won known and
yopular lawyer, would max a good
Sheriff Charles W. Peters has con
ferred a favor on all law-abiding citi
zens, wet nnd dry, by cleaning out
tho blind pigs In tho county towns.
A well known alderman suggests
that n doublo sot of tooth, similar to
somo Halstcd strcot dentist signs bo
adopted as a symbol for tho Chicago
Department of Public Sorvlco.
Tho alderman docs not aay
whether tho teeth aro to bo used on
publlo utilities or on tho public Itself.
C. B. Willoy, president of tho big
C. L. Wllley Company, is ono of tho
solid men of Chicago. Ho is patriotic,
progressiva and publlo spirited.
ltcport of tlio condition of
Mechanics and Traders State Bank
Located nl ChlcaKO. 8tato of Illinois, at
tho clnio of litmlneHH on tho 31 Mt day of
December, 1011). na mndo to tho Auditor
of I'ubllc Accounts of tho Stuto of Illinois,
pursuant to law,
LLoniiH nnd discounts .. .. ll.JTG.lfiO.an
2. Overdrafts 773.62
n. U. S. bonds
I. Liberty Loan Honda 27.1.050.00
r. Certificates of Indebtedness 15.0O0.00
n. War Savlnus Stamps 020.15
7. Other bonds and Htoclts ... 315,783.37
8. Hanking houso, furniture
nnd llxturcs 817.55
D.Othcr rtnl estato
10. Duo from banks 120,018.2.".
12. KxchanKcs, checks nnd col- . .
13. Other rt'sourccH
11. ltcvemio stamps
Total resources $2,70S,712.03
1. fapltal stock paid In $ 200,000.00
2. Surplus fund 50,000.0(1
3. Tndlvlded prollts (net) .... 30,591.35
I. Deposits 2.353,310.40
5, Duo to ttanlts
II. Dividends unpaid 5,000.00
7. lloservctl for taxes and In
terest, etc 19,780.27
S. Contingent fund
9. Hills pnyablo und redis
10. Other liabilities
Total liabilities $2,708,712.02
I. Norton V. Stono, Cashier of tho Mo
chnntcs nnd Traders Stato Hanlc, do
solemnly swear that tho above statement
Is truo to tho best of my knowleiluo nnd
NORTON P. STOND.
Stato of Illinois, County of Cook, as.
Hubscrllw-d and BWorn to before mo this
13th day of January. 1920.
ARTiiuii a. ALDixann.
(Senl) Notary I'ubllc.
TEL. D1VERSEY 9045
All Leading Fire Insurance Companies
JOHN H. BAULER
ALDERMAN 22nd WARD
515 W. North Avenue
REAL ESTATE and INSURANCE
Cochran & McCluer
40 North Dearborn Street
Telephone Central 930
We carry a
of all standard
and Fountain Pen Inks.
Standard make pens ex
changed for new ones.
THE FOUNTAIN PEN SHOP
31 North Dearborn Street
HECO ENVELOPE COMPANY
351 to 363 East Ohio Street
FRANK HOGAN, PrMidnt
HECO SLEEVE PROTECTORS
"W. P. Cummlngs, the well known
engineer nnd contractor, has mado a
flno record. Ills work Is praised nil
over tho country.
Sanitary Trustco William J. Ilealy
is tho father of tho Orleans street
hrldeo tho greatest Improvement
ever mado by tho city of Chicago on
tho Chicago rlvor. Mr. Ilealy, whllo
Aldermnn from tho Eighteenth ward,
fought week in and week out until ho
secured tho passngo of an ordlnanco
and appropriation for this much need
ed structure When completed it will
be ono of tho greatest basculo bridges
in tho United States.
The Joseph Trlncr Company has
dono much for tho health of the poo
pic. Its products nro praised by all
who havo used them.
C. A, Bickett, tho well known and
highly rospected prosldent of the
Bickett Coal nnd Coko Company, al
though still a young man, has lod a
very nctlvo llfo nnd has been a po
tent flguro In tho bunlnoss world for
many years. Whether as prosldent
of tho Chicago Bearing Metal Com
pany, tho Bickett Coal and Coko
Company, or as a director of tho Fort
Dearborn National Bank; ho has won
tho high regard of tho business public.
Patrick A. Nash is making a great
record on tho Board of neviow.
Ben J. Short, tho popular lawyer,
would mako a great Judgo.
SALES AGENTS FOR
SALINE COUNTY COAL CO. BIG CREEK'COAL CO.
PREMIUM COALS BIG CREEK COALS
PEOPLES GAS BUILDING
3sV P BBKBBfl l VBE
In AU Shides
"The largest stock of Men's Shoes
outside the loop "
"You save from $2 to $4 on each pair here"
Bj H pV H mM RJ RV wk H V B F
Francis J. Houlihan, tho well known
attorney, is frequently being men
tioned by his big army of frlonds and
admirers for a seat on tho bonch.
Mr. Houlllmn is ono of Chicago's
ablest nnd most successful lawyers
and would mako splendid judge.
County Rccordor Joseph F. Haas
is making a flno publlo rocord. The
pcoplo aro satisfied with his ofllcial
Matt Alter would mako a good City
Treasurer. He is a sterling Democrat
and has worked hard to put many good
men Into public offle.
Albort J. Hopkins, who made one
of tho boat United States senators
Illinois over bnd, would make a great
Repeal tho rotten Civil Service laws
and glvo tho soldier boys jobs.
Tho McAvoy Company Is manufac
turing a temporanco drink that bids
fair to becomo vory popular. It Is
called "Alpha" and Its strengthening
and invigorating qualities aro much
praised. Tho McAvoy company la
also producing dcalcohollzed Malt
Marrow, which is universally popular.
Charles H. Lamson Is one of Chi
cago's greatest paving experts.
WILL GO ON YOVR BOND
American Bonding Company
Present Assets: $2,640,877.54
PUBLIC OFFICIALS' BONDS, FIDELITY BONDS,
and every kind of Surety Bonds used in legitimate business, also
908 BORLAND BUILDING, 181 LaSalle St., Chicago
PHONE CENTRAL 4287
Karl Mayer & Company
Service Shaving and
-1 1 ii i-rrffiiri
Telephone Central 2133
36 South State Street CHICAGO
"BETTER GRADE SHOES"
WILLIAM J. HEALY WALTER C HEAlCY
TlpftoB MesrM 1H
Wm. J. Healy & Co.
Loans Renting Insurance
SUITE 12 HAYMARKET BUILDING
71S West Madison Street
INSURANCE IN ALL ITS BRANCHES
Judge Frank Johnston, Jr., to mak
ing a fine record on the Circuit Court
Goorgo Li. Scholn, tho well known
lawyer, who numbers his friends by
tho thousand, would mako a flno Judge.
Mr. Scholn has no ambition In this di
rection, it is said, but his ability, fair,
ncss and logal exporlonco well fit him
for Judicial honors.
John B. Knusat of 72 West Wash
ington street is one of the leaders In
the real estate world.
Who gets the benefit o the Publlo
Service Departments Utility oxtrae-tlons?
Edward W. Everett, tho woll known
lawyer, Is frequently talked of tor
congress by his many political frlonds.
Ho Is said to havo no ambition In this
direction, but bis popularity would
cause his election to almost any office
ho was nominated for.
Tho famous Terrace Garden Is
now ono of Chicago's distinct features.
A trip to the Morrison Hotel where
tho beautiful restaurant Is located al
ways means a return visit.
Tka Qloba-Warnlcka Co., II N.Wataati
4J and 4S somn wain urtu
"A SAFE WAY and
NO MORE TO PAY"
For prices and
call or address
1432 Altgeld St., Chicago, 111.
Tel. Diversey 4061
For All Branches
M. Q. Tubes
Telephone Central 7762
110 South Dearborn St., CHICAGO
Electric Lighting Supplies
Edfoon Building. 72 West Adams StrMi
CARBONS CORDS BRUSHES
SOCKETS SWITCHES MOTORS
1 mi w
,' Vk WJW-
'tv. Vrt.. ' .aTVilirii ' V.'f,
p www ? ,r
f From One Socket
fits any of your present sockets,
and makes room for an electrical
home appliance, and a lamp at
the same time. You need a Two
Way Plug in every room.
BENJAMIN ELECTRIC MFG. CO.
Tarfc CUnt SMPaaW
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