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HENRT F. DONOVAN, Editor tad Publisher
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SATURDAY. MARCH 6, 1920,
THIS WILL BEAT THE
The proposition now boforo tho con
stlttitlonnl convention to tax all mort
gages 1 per cent n yenr for live years
from tho (Into of Ming with tho re
corder will bent tho now constitution
If It Is embraced In It.
No worse proposition could bo
Tho borrower would have to pay
Young people buying homes would
hnvo their burden Increased.
And tho nddltlonnl tax, like nil ex
tra tnxes, would only bo used to ere
nto moro olllce-holdlng tnx eaters.
That Is what wo nro taxed for.
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ISAAC N. POWELL
President of the South Side State Bank A Leader In Financial and Political
Corporation Counsel Kttelson and
Judges Harasa, Crowe and Uariett,
and E. It. Lltzinger are Republicans
talked of for state's attorney.
Vote for Charles J. Agnow for nl
dcrmun of tho 21st ward und help
elect tho best man.
William Wrlgley, tho popular gum
manufacturer and public-spirited citi
zen, will bo ono of tho delegates to
tho Republican national convonUon
from tho north sldo.
Vote for Charles E. Peace for lie
publican waul committeeman of tho
Vote for William II. Wesbey for
Itepubllcnu ward committeeman of tho
Vote for James J, McComb for Re
publican ward committeeman of tho
William Ganschow is making a fine
record ns West Park Commissioner.
Ho Is progrcsBlvo and alert to the
needs of tho public.
William T. Sullivan of tho well
known real estnte firm of Wllllnm T.
Sullivan & Co.. 10 South Ln Sallo
street, large dealers In Fox Lnko real
estate, reports a brisk demand for lots
in their subdivision nt that fumous
health resort. Tho high cost ot liv
ing and high routs in tho city Is mak
ing Investors in Kox Lake real estato
Walter E. Allen, vlco-presldent and
genoiul miinngor of tho Universal
Electric Washer Company, is ono of
tho most respected business men in
Chicago. He is progressive, nctlvo
and popular and Is ono ot tho young
Chicagoans who Is making tho city
A. J. KownlskI, cashier of tho big
Nortli-Westorn Trust nnd Savings
bank. Is frequently meutloned for
stnto'trcaburer of Illinois, llo Is very
popular and would bo elected If ho
permitted tho use of his nnmo. Jlr.
KownlskI is a Domocrat nnd n leading
member of tho Iroquois club.
WILLIAM H. WESBEY
Popular City Collector and Candidate for Republican Ward Committeeman,
Coroner Potcr M. Hoffman, always
Just nnd honest In his public llfo, is
a man In whom tho pcoplo bnvo conn-dunce
Edward A. Cudaliy standB foremost
among tho men who havo Uolpod make
Chicago tho great city sho Is today.
WILLIAM M. DEVINE.
Potor Rolnborg lias saved millions
for tho peoplo as prosldont of the
John McGIllen'B big army otfrionds
and ndmirors aro a unit in tholr de
siro to seo him ropresont tho North
Sldo In tho Democratic National Convention.
John U. Smyth, tho well known ronl
cHtnto ttud Insuraiico man, is always
u booster for tho west sldo.
Tho county clerk's ofTlco under
Robert M. Swoltzor 1ms novor known
a scandal. It in clean, oulclont and
Clarence S, narrow li aiw&ra tha
friend of tho poor end the downtrod
den and no one standi higher at the
bar. t f
Carl Appel, tho ownor of tho Justly
famous North Sldo Turner Hall, and
restaurant, Ib a wldo awako citizen,
of whom Cldcngo Is proud.
Stephen T. Mnthor, director of
the nntlonnl park service, hns been
nwnrded n llfo membership In tho Nn
tlonnl Geographical society In recog
nition of his eminent services for tho
"lncrenso nnd diffusion of geographic
knowledge." Ills service consists In
upbuilding the nntlonnl pnrk system
In stimulating nntlonnl Interest In our
nnturnl benutlcs nnd wonders nnd In
mnklng theso public plnygrounds pop
ulur with tho people.
When Secretary Lnne of tho In
terior depnrtment nssunictl ofllco In
1013 ho mude Mr. Mnthcr an nsslst
nnt to tho secretary nnd put him In
gencrnl chnrgo of tho nntlonnl pnrks.
When tho nntlonnl pnrk service wns
estnblMied In 1017 Mr. Mnthcr wns
inndo director. Slnco 1013 tho na
tional pnrk system hns grown from 13
pnrks to 20, and tho nttendnneo hns
Incronscd from 251,703 to 755,325.
Mr. Mather Is rich nnd generous.
Personnt friends estimate that ho 1ms expended moro tlinn $100,000 out of
his own pocket on park service.
Mr. Mather's wenlth comes from bornx. Ho mnlntnlns his Chlcngo home
and olllce, but Is In Washington or tho national pnrks practically all thetlmc.
HORACE WADE, ELEVEN-YEAR-OLD AUTHOR
B. E. 8UNNY
Popular and Progressive President of the Chicago Telephone Company.
William M. Dovino, former city
trensurer, wns laid ut rest In Cnlvary
Mr. Dovlne, who was beloved by
nil who know him, was bom in Tom
pie Port, Ireland. Ho enmo to Chi
cago In 1801 and htnrted to work ns
milk wngon driver in 18C4 for his
brother, Mnrk A. Dovlne. who had
( omo from Ireland a fow years before
William becamo president of tho Do
vino Dairy company. In 1885 ho wns
i lected city treasurer. In 1S7C ho
bought practically half tho land in
what Is now Rogers Park.
Investing thousands of dollars In
v hat wns then a sand duno, he start-
od a building boom that gradually
brought tho fine apartment houses
that now fill that land.
Ho left olght chlldron: Wllllnm M.
Jr.. James It.. Nnncy, Elizabeth,
Arthur, Mrs. Daisy Lane, Mark and
LAURENCE R. ADAMS.
Chicago lost a good cltlzon when
Laurence R. Adams, president of the
Drovoort Hotol company, died of
pneumonia nt his homo, 1222 Astor
st. Mr. Adams was a member of
tho University club nnd president of
tho Illinois Hotel Men's association.
Ho was only 33 years old. During
tho war he served as an aviator. His
widow, who was the daughter ot
David Hogg, nnd three children sur
Jacob A. Rlrk. one of tho pioneer
citizens of Chicago, died Tuesday.
Mr. Rlrk, who was born In Germany
In 1835. wns an owwr of the well
known Wufkr & Ulrk Brewery.
In n locked room, lying flnt upon
his stomach, with n stub peilclt held
firmly, Hornco Atkinson Wiulo, tho
eloven-yenr-old novelist, writes storlob
of terrifying mountain, bnndlts, hnlr
brendth escnpe, and heroic rescues.
His mnscot Is u ddy hear who wntch
e him In his nours of llternry effort
nnd regnrds critically his talcs of boys
who, rcgurdloss of tho press of most
exciting circumstance, always find
time to cat.
Horace, son of Mr. und Mrs. Ed
wnrd I. Wndo of Chlcngo, wns born
In St. Louis, March 20, 1003 possibly
with u pencil In his hand. Anyhow,
according to his parents' statement,
ho has been writing most of tho tlmo
since then nnd )st August he spent
thrco weeks on u novel entitled "In
tho Shndow of Orent Peril" which,
prefaced by George Ado nnd prnlsed
by Irvln Cobb, was published In Chl
cngo rebrunry of this year. To quote
from the preface, "Mnstor Wade's lutls wenr freckles nnd ulm straight for
the Jnw with overy punch."
Those ngreelng with Irvln Cobb who snys, "To my wny if thinking ho
hns Imagination, he has balance and proportion most mnrve'iously unusual,
considering his uge, nnd he hits u wider choice of words than J should hnvo
believed It poxslblo for n boy of his ugo to have," will be ghul to know that
Horace Is planning a sequel to his published volume, und they eagerly nwult
"Tho Heuvy Hand ot Justice."
Mayor Thompson was the father ot
municipal playgrounds. Ho Intro
duced and secured tho passage ot the
first ordinance creating ono while he
was an alderman.
Judge John Stelk ot the Municipal
Court is one of the most popular lar
iats on the bench. He ! fearless,
able and honest
Calvin P. Craig, the able president
ot the Meohanics ft Traders State
Bank, desorvos great credit for the
well deserved popularity of that big
West Sldo institution.
Sheriff Charles W. Peters is mak
ing a good record.
Gcorgo W. Krug of tho Now South
ern Hotel of Chicago, Is ono of tho
most popular hotel men In tho United
States. His guests would mako him
president if they could. Speaking of
tho presidency, tho Now Southern at
Michigan avenuo nnd 13th strcot is be
ing put In great shnpo for tho rocop
tlon of dologates and visitors to tho
Republican National Convontlon, and
also for tho Elks National Convention.
Peter Relnberg has made a spleadld
record as president of the couati
Francis S. Pcabody for United
States senator is tho winning bat
tlo cry for 1920.
ROOT AND THE COURT OF NATIONS
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Ellhu Root (portrait herewith),
helloved by mnny peoplo to hnvo ono
of the most commanding Intellects ot
tho day, Is doubly In tho limelight nt
present. For ono thing, ho Is u sort
of unolllclnl spokesman on policy for
tho Republicans. Ho hns Just an
nounced, however, that ho will not bo
a delegate to the Republican national
Tho reason thnt ho will not bo n
delegnlo Is Unit ho expects to nttend
thu Intcruiitloiml conference for the
establishing of n court of nntlons,
which Is scheduled to meet In Paris
Ellliu Root Is ono of n number ot
distinguished men from various coun
tries who hnvo been Invited to be
como members of tho commltteo to
prepare plnns for tho constitution of a
permanent court ot International Jus
tice. Tho list was announced at n ses
sion of thu t-uuiitil ot tho League of Nntlons.
EARL OF ATHLONE AND CANADIANS
King George's now representative
at Ottnwn, according to dfsputches
from London end from Cniuulu, Is to
bo his brother-lu law, General the
Enrl ot Athloue, und It is worthy of
noto that the nnnnunceinent has been
received with satisfaction In tho Do
minion, where there wns opposition
manifested In tho early slimmer of
Ho wns then prlnc-j of Teclc, by
virtue of n patent bestowed by tho
now dethroned king of Wurttemberg.
Ho abandoned his predicate of
"nighness" nnd nil his t-eml-roynl pre
rogatives and became u peer of tho
Riitlsh realm taking his heat In tho
house of lords us tho curl of Athene.
Hox went to the front In Franco and
In Flanders and remained tliero the
entire four years of the great wur,
winning tho rank uf general on tho
Retween tho general nnd tho
Canadian contingent thcio bprang up a mutual understanding of good will and
of sympntli. He will be welcomed In O'nimdu by hundreds of thousands.
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WILLIAM Q. KIETH
Popular Commissioner of Gas and Electricity.
MRS. C. C, CATT, SUFFRAGE LEADER
Albort J. Hopkins, tho popular for
mer United States Senator, is looked
upon by thousands of Illinois Repub
licans as tho logical man to nominate
William R. Fetter, the popular
Soventh Ward alderman, is in line
for higher honors.
James Agar ot tho well known John
Agar Packing Company would make
a splendid stato treasurer of Illinois.
He la a business man of high char
acter and a political leador ot force
Chnrlos E. Tlmroth, the popular
prosldont of tho Tlmroth Trucking Co.
would mako a good County Commis
sioner. His nomination would moan
John W. Eckhart, the well knowl
miller, Is respected as a demooraUd
leader as well as a recognized powet
in commercial life.
Lawronco P. Romano of tho well
known Morso-Romano Co., is ono ot
tho bost liked men In tho investment
and real estato lino in Chicago. His
ability and courtesy havo won for
him an army ot friends.
EUGENE R. PIKE
Former City Comptroller and Popular Republican Leader, with Hosts of
Mrs. Carrie Chapman Catt (por
trait herewith), was probably tho
dominating llguro of tho recent suf
frage convention In Chlcngo. After
seven days In convention, tho "women
of tho association ilnlshed up tho busi
ness which thu newiy-orgnnlzed
Leuguo of Women Voters will enrry
After hnvlng berved ns convention
chairman for th'j Leuguo of Women
Voters, Mrs. Cult relinquished control
of tho womnn suffragists of tho coun
try, her resignation to tuko effect as
scon us tho mi IV ni go association of
which sho Is piesldent, dissolves upon
rutlllciitlou of thu amendment.
Mrs. Muud Wood Pnrk of Iloston,
eongrohslnnnl chairman, who lobbied
tho amendment through tho senate
and hoiiho of representatives, was
chosen chairman of thu league. Mrs.
Catt was mimed honorary chairman.
The other olllcers of tho new or-
gunlutlou will bo. Mi. George (Jellhorn of St. Louis, vice chairman; Mrs.
Richard Ldwunls of Indiana, treimurer. and Mrs. Solon Jacobs of Alabama,
ieeretnry. Tiny will be insisted by reglonnl directors.
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GEORGE W. PAULLIN
Chicago's Leading Furrier and Popular Sanitary Trustee.