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SATURDAY, MARCH 20, 1920.
AN UNDERWRITER OF INTERNA
Tlio Mutual Underwriter u widely
lead Insurance paper pays a grout
tribute to an honored Chicago man In
a loading article It pays that the
development of tho Insuranco system
luta shown that miccess usually fol
lows tho man who c.nn Institute orig
inal and practical Ideas and who haB
tho benefit ot a wldo experience its
n foundation upon which to build. Tho
record of T. V. Harry, Secretary and
Manager of tho Globe Mutual Life, of
Chicago, shows that his Held experi
ence In Kuropo and America taught
him tho needs of tho insuring public
und tho mothods which would .result
In successful operation. Tho practical
results can bo seen best when tho
record ot tho year 1010 Is reviewed.
Tho gains aro as follows: gain In In
come, 30 per cent.; gain In assets, 80
per cent.; guln In Insuranco In foico,
27 per cent. In tho last live years
tho gain In Income was L'70 per cent.:
gain In nssots, HG0 per conLJ uuln In
Instil unco In force, 210 per cent.
Mr. Hurry was the organizer and
has directed Its operations from its
organization In 1905. Its buslnoso has
been built almost without capital and
with tho most active competition fiom
tho largo industrial companies.
Mr. Harry who received a splendid
university education in It eland, his
native country, hns boon untiring In
Improving his education and unlllto
practically all mon ho has not allowed
himself to remain at u standstill when
ho complotod his school courses.
Sinco becoming an American citizen ho
has taken courses In freo bund draw
ing in night schools and in poisonul
study ho has been an untiring reader
and student. Later ho entered as a
freshman at tho Illinois Collego of
Law and graduated with thodegrooof
L.L.H. Ho hits taken special cottrsos
In astronomy, sociology, Greek trag
edy, Fronch und German, sclenco of
salesmanship and advertising. At tho
preBont time bo Is prcpnrlng to entor
tho Department of Finance of Com
merce at the Northwestern Univer
sity, of Chicago, During his llfo ho
has had tho privilege of oxtonslvo
traveling both In Amorica and In Eu
rope and has nvnllod hhftelf of op
portunities of hearing tho groat mu
sicians, lecturers and actors. His In
suranco library and reference books
aro nmong tho most comploto. Ho finds
tho tlmo to edit tho "Olobo Weekly
News," an agency publication dovotod
to tho operations of his company.
Those aro evidences that Mr. Barry Is
oxtromely versatile and untiring in
his efforts to keop abreast of tho
HIh first Insuranco experience was
with tho Prudential, of London, iCng
land, with which Company bo was
connected for four years, first In a
small provincial town of Ireland, Car-rick-on
Shore, then at Waterford and
later In the City of Limerick. In 1882
ho was engagotl by tho Metropolitan
Life, of Now York, and cumo to tho
United States at tho oxpenso of tho
Company. For eight yonrs ho was in
Albany, Now York, building a busi
ness there until Its voluino was twice
that of the nearest competitor In
1890 ho was offered onohulf of tho
Company's Philadelphia district,
which tip to that tlmo wns under tho
direction of Superintendent Kran
shaw, one of tho largest producers ot
business of tho Metropolitan Llfo.
Tho plan of tho Company wns to di
vide this territory between Mr. Harry
anil Superintendent Kranslmw. He
was unable to accept tho offor on ac
count of his health and also becniiHO
of tho death of his wifo which oc
curred shortly before this tlmo and
who had left a llttlo daughter, then
sixteen months old, whom ho has
When he felt that ho had neaily
reached his limit of the development
of tho field at Albany ho asked for a
transfer to Chicago which was readily
granted. During tho following four
years tho Chicago debit was Increased
from 11.250 to $1,000. This experi
ence In tho field proved nn oxcellent
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WILLIAM R. FETZER,
Popular Alderman and Chairman of the Council Committee on Health Who
Is Doing Good Work for Chicago.
foundation for the formation of tho
Globe Mutual Llfo. It gavo him a con
ception of the Instiling needs of tho
people which would not have come
hud his experience been enlliely
along oxoouthn lines. Ills company
hns been successful and this success
Is duo to tho manner In which Mr.
Harry has guided Its destinies and his
appreciation of tho needs of the
policyholder and of tho agent An In
stitution Is often the lengthened
shadow ot a nutn and In the develop
ment of tho organization Mr. Harry
has originated those plans, some of
which have been described. These op
erating plans havo been found prac
tical In actual operation and hnvo
made tho Company popular In its
Mayor Thninpson's "Uoost Chicago"
dilve Tor $1,000,000 Is on today.
I). F. Kelly, general manager ot
Mandel Bros, and vice-president of
tho Chicago Hoostots' Publicity club,
asked all "I Will" citizens to step for
ward and contribute to the fund for
"It Is a business necessity that will
benefit nil," said Mr. Kelly. "Every
citizen should answer tho cull to tho
civic colors und support financially
und In every other way this Chicago
boosting campaign. It Is Important
that Chicago's population and busi
ness ho Increased and this campaign
will tell tho woild what Chicago has
to offer, Industrially, to luvostors,
homo seekers and vacationists,"
nornard K. Sunny of tho Chicago
Telephone company declared tho un
dertaking a most Important ouo and
said Chicago cannot sit Idly while
other great American cities forgo
ahead. Thomas K. Wilson, packer,
said ho was confident tho Chicago
spirit will assert Itseir. Fred W. Up
ham of tho Consumers company spoko
ot tho campaign as "wonderful" and
of Intel ert to overy man, woman and
WIN IN 26TH
Wllllum II. Wosboy, popular city
collector, will bo tho next Republican
commlttoemnu from tho 2Gth ward
unless till signs fall. Mr. Wosboy is
tho cholco ot tho rank and fllo of tho
party and there is llttlo doubt of his
AdolphlCraus la arrays la tke lead 4
very movement for the betterment
ef conditions ta Chicago.
Frank P. Sweltzor Is ono of tho most
popular young men In tho real estate
and business world. Ho numbers his
frlnudR by tho hundrods.
Ascher Brothers havo a string ot
movlo theaters that for beauty and
comfort cannot bo beat in tho world.
Ewing's restaurant nt 182 West
Washington street Is a fnvorlto eating
placo for business nnd professional
Clayton F. Smith Is a popular Dem
ocratic loador, whoso friends predict
futuro honors for him.
The Next Alderman
BaaV.'iaPiHBf i bbH
Joseph F. Haas, popular candidnto
for Republican committeeman of tho
28th ward, has Issued an address to
tho voters. Ho refers to tho fact that
the lommltteo will havo tho naming
of tho Republican cnudldntc for
twenty places on the Circuit Court
bench and ono place on tho Superior
Court bench. "Voters cannot afford to
tnko any chance In choosing tho ward
committeeman," Mr. HaaB said. "Thoy
have to elect men of tho utmost
probity and men in whom thoy can
place implicit confidence, for tho sim
ple reason that tho now law of tho
stoto ot Illinois practically turns over
to them tho solcctlon of tho Judges of
tho Circuit and Superior Courts."
William C. Asay, tho distinguished
Chicago lawyer und former Attorney
far tho City and for tho Sunltary Dis
trict, Is frequently mentioned for Judi
cial honors. '
Emit M. Holdkamp of Watry und
Hcidknmp, Chicago's well known and
rollablo optometrists and opticians,
predicts n banner year In all lines
of business for 1920.
Richard M. Hennessey, the wall
knows building eoatraetor, kM aa
honored record for ability eat aV
Tho North Sldo Turner Hall Res
taurant, located at 820 North Clark
street, is first-class in every respoct.
.Tho finest meals aro bolng sorvod
thoro day and night by tho best cook
in Cook county, Mrs. Appol, and It Is
patronized by tho best peoplo in Chi
cago. Samuel Kerston, popular with every
body, and loader In tho plumbing and
boating trade, Is ofton talked of for
Sheriff Charles W. Peters has con
ferred a favor on all law-abiding citi
zens, wot and dry, by cleaning out
tho blind pigs in tho county towns.
Henry F. Norcott stands high in
tho estimation ot tho business world
of Chicago, Mr. Norcott is prosldont
ot tho woll known real cstato houso
of II. O. Stono -tid Company, and is
actlvo In eve;- iovcmont that has
for Its object tu nottormont of Chi
cago. Joseph A. OTJonnell, former legis
lator and park commissioner, li one
of the most popular meinken of till
Richard Francis Condon, the popular
chairman of the Elks Momberihip
Committee Is confident of adding 3000
new members to the rolls of the organ
ization this year.
Charles Krutckc always made a
good public record.
Tho county clerk's ofllco under
Robert M. Swoltzer has novor known
a scandal It la clean, efficient nnd
Vincent 13. Guarno, tho woll known
real tuto man, is tnlkod of for
county commissioner. He would
innko ..ii Ideal public official as ho
Is lioiu-t and painstaking and thor
oughly cfiuvorsant with tho noods of
From the 21st Ward.
JKSl TtjJ Sa
Wftlrrn Newvpflprr Ifnloni
Milhllly or Hie stipulation coveting her fortune.
Another bit Is Hint Cons-tontine's wife, former QueeiiN Sophia, who Is the
sister of the fonner kaiser ot Germany, would not allow him to go to the
Wi'ddhiL', though la had promised to be present.
"Wlmtl" the one.- royal lady Is said to hae cried. "You promised Chris
topher ou would go! Well, jou won't I Don't you know she's an Amerlcnn,
and If It wasn't for America and that hateful President Wilson we'd still
he on our tin ones and dear brother Wllhclm would still bo on his? Go to nn
American's wedding, encourage an American. Mchtl"
America, with only four months'
Hiippl" of oil hi storage, faces tho
prospect of having lo seek oil from
foreign sources which ate now show
ing "a tendency to exclude the United
States from purchasing from their
fields," according to Vim II. Manning,
United States director of mines, (por
trait herewith) In u paper read be
fore the ono hundred and twenty-first
annual meeting of the American Insti
tute V Mining and Metulliirglcal P.u
glneers. A "wide-open oil policy for
nil the world" wns advocuted by Di
rector Manning, uho urged the active
projection of hikIi ii policy by citizens
Georgo O. Smith, director of the
United States geological survey, con
firmed tho statement of the director
of mines, 'mid said the position of thu
Unltnl States In icgard to Its oil sup
ply nt the present time was "pre
carious." Mr. Smith estimated thu
supply which Is still undeveloped, however, at enough for about twenty jenrs.
Latln-Ainerlca, Grent Britain, Franco and the Netherlands, It was said,
control tho main potenttnl sotirccH, nnd alt these countries have adopted pol
icies tending to shut out those of other nationalities.
COLBY'S APPOINTMENT A SURPRISE
The Niupiiso of thu politicians Is
BRITISH AMBASSADOR TO AMERICA
It Is definitely stated that tho
earl of Reading lias declined the am
bassadorship to Washington and that
Sir Auckland Geddes has been select
ed tor tho place. Sir Auckland, who
was minister for national service and
reconstruction during the latter part
of tho war, also filled at the sumo
tlmo tho ofllco ot minister at tho head
of tho local government board of Lon
don, which was one of tho most Impor
tant departments of tho administra
tion. Ah minister of tho national
service department he dealt with tho
whole man power of the United King
dom, and to him was given tho task
of suppl.lng tho requisite mm to ev
ery government department.
Sir Auckland, who has an Amer
ican wife, a Mlss Ross of Staten Is
land, wns a professor of auatoiny nt
McGlll university, Toronto. At Iho
outbreak of tho war ho enlisted us n
private, and was severely Hounded
In Klandeis. IIo inter was put In clmrgo of British grave leglstratlon In
! ranee, nnd discharged his duties ho ablv ho wns given ono higher position af
101 1, Weegliiiuiii broke Into baseball with tho Federal league. This
leMilted In tho purchase of thu National league frunchlsevu' Chicago,
ccxhiuuu us president of tho club.
Here Is u new "closenp" of
Prlnci'is Christopher of Greece, for
merly Mr. Wllllum H. Leeds of Rough
Point, Newport,, R. I., U. S. A., wid
ow of America's lnte "Tin Plate
King." Naturally there Is lots ot In
ternational comment over her mar
rage Jo Prince Christopher, younger
brother of the exiled Coustitntlnc, for
mer king of Greece.
One hit of gossip Huh lo do with
tho llnanclat relations of tho pi luce
and princess, it nppenrs that the
Rhode Wand law provides for sep
aration of property. Tho Intention of
both parties hns been expressed not
only In a contract mnde In Switzer
land, adopting tho Rhode Island statue
as tho taw governing their property
relations, but also by affidavits exe
cuted by thu prince and princess be
fore tho Amerlcnn consul In Geneva.
The fact that tho princess now Is a
subject of Greece does not affect the
POLICY FOR WORLD
President Wilson's appointment
of Bulnbrldgo Colby as secretary of
stato to succeed Robert Lansing, bus
evoked much comment throughout the
country. Mr. Colby wus bom at St.
Louts fil years ago, ami was gradu
ated from Williams college, Massa
chusetts. IIo silent one, -year nt the
Columbia law school and has prac
ticed law In New York since 1802. IIo
was a member of tho New York as
sembly In 1H0V(.
Mr. Colby was a lifelong Repub
lican until the famous Bull Moose
bolt at tho Chicago convention In 1012.
When Colonel Roosevelt bolted the
convention Mr. Colby helped to found
the Progros.slvo patty and was a dele
gate to Its Chicago convention. Ho
continued an acthu leader In the
party. When Col. Roosevelt threw
tho weight of his Inlluenco to Charles
Kvuns Hughes In 1010, Mr. Colby Iden
tified himself with tho Democrats.
echoed In the press comments.
SUED FOR DIVORCE
Charles II. Wecghninii, owner of
many lunchroom in Chicago's loop
district, and part owner of tho Cubs
baseball team, has been sued for di
vorce by Mrs. Besslo Webb Weegh
man. Tho brief bill, filed by Attor
ney John S. Hummer, alleges ono net
of Infidelity. Tho nnmo of tho worn
nn Is not given. "Divers other wom
en" also aro mentioned. Mrs. Weegh
man nskn alimony and declares her
husband has an annual Income of $25,
000. They were man led September
II, 1800, and separated September 1,
1010. There Is ouo child, Dorothy
Jane, seven yenrs old.
A number of years ago, Weegh
man was employed In tho old King's
restaurant In Chicago, as a waiter at
510 a week. Advances were rapid,
and In a short tlmo ho opened his
first lunchroom. His speedy rlso to
success gained him tho nickname
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J08EPH F. HAA8,
Popular Recorder of Deeds.
Calvin F. Craig, the able president
of the Mechanics & Traders State
Bank, dosorves great credit for the
well dOBorved popularity of that big
West Side institution.
Sheriff Charles W. Pctora is mak
ing a good record.
Judge John Stolk of the Municipal
Court is ono of tho most popular Jur
ists on the bench. He la fearless,
able and honest.
Mayor Thompson was the fathor ol
municipal playgrounds. Ho Intro
duced nnd socured tho passago of the
first ordinance creating ono while he
was an aldorman.
Leading Lawyer and Popular
Georgo W. Krug of tho Now South
ern Hotol of Chicago, is ono of tho
most popular hotol mon in tho Unltod
States, Ills guosts would make him
prosldont it thoy could. Speaking of
tho presidency, tho Now. Southorn at
Michigan avenuo and 13th streot is be
ing put in great Bhapo for tho recep
tion of dologntcs and visitors to tho
Republican National Convention, and
also for tho Elks National Convontlon,
John W. Eckhart, the well knowi
miller, Is respected as tc democratic
leader as welt as a recognised powet
in commercial life.
Carl Appol, tho ownor ot the Justly
famous North Sldo Tumor Hall, and
restaurant, is a wido awake citizen,
of whom Chicago is proud.
Popular Chief Clerk of
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Francis S. Peabody for United
States senator is tho winning bat
tlo cry for 1920.
JoBoph F. Haas has always made
a good public rocord. He Is a man
of tho peoplo. '
John U. Smyth, tho woll known real
estato and insuranco man, is always
a booster for tho west side.
John U. Smyth, the well known In
suranco man, with offices at 716 West
Madison street, Is ono of the rising
young mon of Chicago. He Is popular,
ablo and enorgotio nnd Is a booster
for everything that makes for the bet
terment of this, his nativo city.'
Democrat Talked of for Judge-
William C. Nlohoff would make a
good County Commissioner. No niaa
is bettor posted on public affairs.
Chicago needs mora stroot lights
and more bridges also.
John McQlllon'B big army of friends
and admirers are a unit In their de
sire to see him represent the North
Sldo in tho Democratio National Con
vention. Clarence 8. Darrow la always tke
friend of the poor and the downtrod
den and no ono stands higher at tke
Peter Relnberg has made a splendid
record as president of the county
the Board of Assessors.