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THE FAIR is the reliable store that keeps
up the quality of its merchandise no matter
how low it cuts the prices.
Doats and Launches
Cigars and Tobacco
Rods and Reels
Harness and Saddles
MEATS AND FISH
Hardware and Tools , .
Hats and Caps
Incubators and Brooders
Jewelry and Sllvcrwaro
Nets and Seines
Pipes and Smokers' Articles
Shirts, Collars and Cuffs
Tents and Awnings
Trunks and Suit Cases
SUte, Adams and Dearborn Sti. Pliono Exchange i Mall Orders Filled
Chicago Established 1875 by E. J. Lehmann
WILL NAME TWENTY
The voters of the Republican nnd
Democratic parties will chose ward
committeemen for tho ensuing two
years at tho primary April 13.
Ono of the duties of tho men to bo
chosen at that time will bo the nomi
nating of twenty candidates for Judges
of the Circuit Court and ono candi
date for judge of tho Superior Court.
Tho list of Republican candidates Is
l'lrst Ward Francis P. Brady, W.
Second L'dward 11. Wright, War
ren B. Douglas.
Third Robert It. Levy, William A.
Blther, C. Arch Williams.
Fourth Arthur W. Sullivan, Bart J.
Evans, Thomas J. FInucano.
rifth Henry L. Langosch, Law
rence F. King.
Sixth Roy O. West, Robert J. Mc
Laughlin, Willis O. Nance.
Seventh Charles N. Goodnow, A.
C. Metzger, 0. W. Porter.
Eighth P. II. Moynlhan, Harry
Ninth Walter G. Davis, A. Zylstra,
E. E. Ertsman.
Tenth Thomas Curran, Georgo J.
Eleventh Charlos V. Barrett, Lo
. renz Melsterhclm,
Twelfth August W. Miller, W. G.
Bock, A. W. Kalfas.
Thirteenth David W. Clark.
Fourteenth William II. Dellcnback,
A. N. Todd.
Fifteenth Paul II. Wledol, James
Sixteenth Joseph P. Klnsclla, Dan
iel D. Coffey.
Sovcntooth Lewis D. SItts, Fred.
Eighteenth James A. Fleming, Ho
mer K. Galpln, C. F. Mulnhard.
Nineteenth Christopher Mamer, G.
Twontleth Morris Ellor.
Twenty-first James F. Burns,
Charles E. Peace, E. R. Lltzlnger, J.
Twenty-second Alfred J. Schroc
ter, Titus Haffe, C. G. Kompff, Ed
ward J. Halvka.
Twenty-third Edward J. Brundage,
Eugeno II. Dupee.
Twenty-fourth Leonard A. Brun
dage, Arthur A. Huhnko.
Twenty-fifth Charles R. Francis,
Charles W. Peters, Georgo K.
Twenty-sixth John C. Cannon, Wil
liam II. Weabey, E. J. Holno.
Twonty-seventh Thomas T. Quln
Ian, Leroy MUner, W. C. Eggcrs.
Twenty-eighth Joseph F. Haas,
Thomas F. Byrne.
Twenty-ninth Ernest Wlthall, Leon
ard G. Reld.
Thirtieth Thomas J. Heal, James
Thirty-first William II. Reld.
Thirty-second Julius A. Johnson,
Thirty-third George Illtzman, John
Thirty-fourth Charlos Vavrlk, S. P.
Roderick, Frank Simpson, Henry
Schmidt, J. W. Schulman, P. W. Roth
enborg. Thirty-fifth C. J. Peters, Arthur A.
Whitney, Beryl B. Collins.
The democratic candidates for ward
First Ward Michael Konna.
Second William J. Graham.
Third Thomas D. Nash.
Fourth -John F. Bolton, Walter J.
Fifth Patrick J. Carr, Albert Bin
ger. Fred Dan!, Rudolph Blavka, Sam
uol Burt, Nicholas Thul.
Sixth John P. Gibbons, A. F. Colo-
Soventh James M. Whalen, Charlos
'Bennett, Charles Brust, Joseph Lamb.
Eighth John M. Mack.
Ninth John J. Leonard.
Tenth Joseph A. Mendel, Anton
Eleventh A. J. Sabath.
Twelfth Anton J. Cermak, Otto
Thirteenth Martin J. O'Brien.
Fourteenth Patrick A. Nash.
Fifteenth Thomas P. Keano.
Sixteenth Stanley II. Kunz, Frank
Soenteenth Joseph Ruskiowlcz,
Eighteenth Bernard J. Grogan,
riarence Potter, J. P. Pompel, Charlos
Johnson George Lyons, Robert Farmer.
Nineteenth John Powers, Jeromiah
Twentieth Dennis J. Egan.
Twenty-flrst John F. O'Malley.
Twenty-second Rudolph L. Schapp.
Twenty-third Joseph L. Gill.
Twenty-fourth Frank F. Rocdcr.
Twenty-fifth Harry It. Gibbons.
Twenty-sixth Henry A. Zcndcr.
Twenty-seventh Nell Murloy.
Twenty-eighth Clayton F. Smith.
Twenty-ninth Emmett Whealan.
Thirtieth Joseph M. Fitzgerald.
Thirty-nrst Michael K. Sheridan.
Thirty-second Frank J. Walsh, Ed.
Shoehy, J. J. Sullivan, W. T. McMabon,
Thomas J. O'Neill, J. J. Callahan, W.
J. Cummlngs, J. Kennedy, James Hot
fornan. Thirty-third Timothy J. Clowo.
Thirty-fourth Josoph O. Kostnor.
Thirty-fifth William P. Feeney,
James T. Igoc.
According to reports from the bridge
engineers the Boulevard Link Is al
most completed. "Michigan nvenuo
will be opened around May 15," said
Mr. Fnherty. "Wednesday wo aa
going to lower nnd raise one-half of
the bridge. Thursday wo will raise
n ml lower the other half. It's been a
pietty speedy Job nt that, everything
considered. Wo started on tho bridge
proper last Oqtober. Tho cost of the
Michigan avenue bridge is 15,000,000.
That Includes foundations and every
thing. It's eight times larger than
any other brtdgo In Chicago nnd ranks
with any brldgo In the world.
"When tho boulevard link Is opened
It will' mean that Devon nvenuo Is
bi ought down to North nvenuo In ef
fect, nnd that 55th street Is brought
down to 12th street in effect," ho said.
"The brldgo bus two decks. Chicago
will think n mirnclo has happened
when It suddenly finds Itself able tp
navigate from north to south without
spending nn hour of ho of tho navi
gating time ciawllng from 12th street
to Chicago avenue."
Down nt tho bridge this forenoon
sevcin! hundred proud Chlcagoans
with n seemingly Inoxhaustlblo sup
ply of leisure wcro gathered In nd
miration. They were waiting for tho
olllclal tour ol Inspection to arrive and
for Homebody to raise and lower the
bridge. The btldgo foreman esti
mated that nt least 100,000 men nnd
women In Chicago have devoted five
hours each just to watching the bildgo
"Not a (law anywhere," concluded
Mr. Faherty. "It works like a charm
and Is ono of the great things that
hnvo happened to Chicago."
Mr. Fnherty's office wus crowded
with real oatitte owners Inquiring per
sistently about tho status of their
property which tho city has promised
to buy for them under the now bond
"One thing nt n time," lie told thorn,
"You may lutvo to wait twenty
years. It took that long to Im
prove Michigan nvenuo. Other Im
provements are not going to bo much
TO DO WORK FOR CITY
Law Makers Endeavor to Avoid
All Questionable Proposals.
Patrick A. Nash Is making a great
record on tho Board of Rovlow.
Ben J. Short, the popular .lawyer,
would make a groat Judge.
Voto for Chnrlcs J. Agnow 'for al
derman of tho 21st ward and help
elect tho bpst man.
W. B. Carlllo'is giving goncrnl sat
isfaction as postmaster of Chicago.
His successful handling of this groat
and Important olllco reflects great
credit upon tho national administra
tion. Tho public Is well satisfied and
Mr. Cnrlilo's ability and courtesy havo
won for himself nnd President Wilson
many words of commendntlon.
Robert M. Swoltzcr Is ono of tho
fow officials In public life without a
blemish on his olllclal record.
W. F. Cummlngs, "tho well known
engineer and contractor, has mado a
flno record. His work is prnisod all
over tho country.
Albort J. Hopkins, who made one
of tho bost United States senators
Illinois over had, would make a great
Repeal tho rotten Civil Service laws
and give the soldier boys Jobs.
Charles H. Lamson Is one of Chi
cago's greatest paving experts.
Georgo L. Scholn, the woll known
lawyer, who numbers his friends by
tho thousand, would make a flno Judge.
Mr. Scholn bas no nmbltlon In this di
rection, it is said, but his ability, fair
ness and legal experience well fit him
for Judicial honors.
C.-A. Blckott, the woll known and
highly respected prosldont of tho
Blckett Coal and Coke Company, al
though still a young man, has led a
very acttvo llto and has been n po
tent figure In tho buslnoss world for
many years. Whothor as president
of tho Chicago Bearing Metal Com
pany, tho Blckott Coal and Coka
Company, or as a director of the Fort
Dearborn National Bank, ho has won
the high regard of the buslnoss public.
Edmund T. Perkins, the well known
engineer, Is a progressive Chlcagoan
with a national reputation in his profession.
Corporation Counsel Ettelson and
Judges Barnba, Ciowe and Barrett,
and E. R. Lltzlnger are Republicans
tulked of for stato's attorney.
Georgo L. Scholn, the able lawyer,
would mako a flno Judgo.
Frank J. Hogan, tho well known law
yer, and formor fire attorney, would
mako a splendid Judge of tho munici
William II. Wesboy, tho popular
city collector, Is strongly urged by
Republican leaders for ward commit
teeman In the Twenty-sixth ward.
Leo Oppenhelmer, vice-president of
tho famous McBsinger lunch rooms,
is one of the coming men of Chi
cago. He Is popular, able and progressive.
Illinois dally papors have long been
kicking about the falluro of abutting,
propei ty owners to keep sidewalks
clean for their nowstands. A pro
posal to authorize Chicago and othct;
Illinois cities nnd towns to compel
picpetty ovwicrs to keep their side
walks clear of snow nnd ice In winter
time lias slipped out of tho committee
on distinction between constitutional
and legislative subjects. Tho com
mittee with this high sounding name
is better known among members of
the convention nt Springfield as tho
"wnsto basket "
The slippery sidewalk proposal is
the only measuro which has passed
the cnglo-oyed scrutiny of this com
mittee nnd been saved from "tho
wusto bnsket." its fi lends nro oponly
elated at their victory. The commit
teo has voted unanimously that tho
Question of permitting Illinois cities
to force pioperty owners to keep their
sidewalks bate from the snow and ico
of winter Is a proper subject for tho
convention to consider in making tho
new constitution. Tho legislature and
city councils nro allko powerless un
der rulings of our Supremo Couit In
Finds It Constitutional Matter.
Under Instructions from tho "wnsto
biibkot" committee, bonded by Chair
man Cyrus 10. Dletz, n lawyer of Mo
lino, Delegate Edwaid Corlett, a news
paper ptoprlotnr in Jollct, has pie
pnied the committee's report, which
ho will 'piosont to the convention
Tuesday. The report nays:
"Your committee on distinction be
tween constitutional and leglslntiva
subjects, to which propositi No. 281!
entitled: 'A propositi to provide fot
tho removal of snow and Ico from
sidewalks was tefeiied, roports that
upon consideration of the proposal and
the nuthmlties, which control tho
question Involved, It Is tho opinion of
tho members of tho commltteo that
tho proposal Is u constitutional sub
ject. "Thoiefoie, ns your commltteo Is
without ituthoilty to consider tho put
posal upon its merits, tho committee
recommends that tho ptoposal be re
ferred to the proper commltteo for
rousldeintlnn of the proposal upon its
"The Supremo Couit of Illinois has
hfld that it city has not tho constitu
tional power to requlro tho owner or
occupant of premises to keep tho side
walk In iront thereof free front snow."
MAKE ONLY THREE DECISIONS
Popular 22d Ward Alderman
Should be Returned to the
The voters of tho Twenty-socond
ward should re-oloct John II. Baulor
to tho city council. Ho haB proven
hlmsolf to bo nn able, honest, faithful
and Influential alderman.
WIN IN 26TH
William H. Wesboy, popular city
collector, will bo tho noxt Republican
committeeman from tho 2Cth ward
unloss all signs fall. Mr, Wesboy Is
tho choice of the rank nnd fllo of tho
party nnd thoro Is llttlo doubt of his
Formal Choice Includes Recognition of
Universal Suffrage, State Militia
on Old Basis, Prohibiting
Springfield. While the committees
of the constitutional convention hnvo
eome to u number of Informal tenta
tive ugroemeiits, they hnvo reached
only three forum! decisions.
Ono recognize universal suffrage,
which the nation hat unproved; an
other provides for Ihe state mllltla on
the old bnsls, with the exception of u
section regarding eoiiTlentlous objec
tors, and (he third prohibits private
The third Is important, because it
may Indicate n tendency to legislate
In the bnsle law. Every legislative
subject Injected Into the new consti
tution Is likely to create for It more
enemies limn friend'.
In the presentation of the more than
335 proposals this tendency, It Is
stnted, was marked. It then was ns
mimed tlmt each delegate with if leg
islative Idea desired to gain personal
credit with constituents rather thnn
to llx his pet Idea on posterity In tho
However, the convention lenders as
sert they appreciated the danger nnd
prevailed upon the delegates to appoint
a committee on the distinction be
tween legislative and constitutional
matters. Tnen tamo the charge,
which, they declare, subsequent events
hnvo shown to be untrue, that this
committee wiih to choke, crlpp'e and
kill suggested provisions of benefit to
the people generally.
Of the many" qurxtlnniiblo proposals,
It Is alleged, only 111 were sent to this
committee. One permits tho manu
facture nni! sale of Intoxicants with
r per cent alcohol, another per
cent, niiothcr with "less thnn 0 per
Another proposal would prohibit
puts and culls, another would permit
cities to require property owners to
clean Ico from their sldewnlks, an
other would permit boxing mntches.
Chiilriimn .Dletz said that possibly
two Ideas leferred lo the commltteo
would get out, but probably only one
thnt permitting iiitmlclpnlltcts ns it
matter of heme rule, to rcgulnte their
own athletics nnd recreation.
Charles Hnmlll was ono of the dele
gates who saw the tendency to at
tempt to legislate In the now consti
tution. Former Governor Flfer was
nnother, Ilamlll presented 21 pro
posnlH to Hie convention with tho ob
ject of eliminating legislative mntter
from tho piesent constitution.
Eight of the Hnmlll proposnls refer
to utnlter In nrtlclo 11 of the present
constitution, which deals with corpor
ations. This Is Hie nrtlclo Into which
It is now proposed to wrlto a pro
vision prohibiting private hanks. From
this article Delegutn Hnmlll would
eliminate sections relating to extor
tion In railroad rates, preventing
fraudulent railroad securities, relntlng
to railroad rates and service, resi
dence requirements of railroad direc
tors, cumulative voting of directors of
corporations, referendum on banking
legislation nnd designating railroad
rolling stork us personal proporty.
No decision has been reached on any
of these subjects.
Public bearings on whether tho
niblo shall be read In Bllnols public
schools have been closed by tho com
mittee on the bill of rights. If op
ponents or proponents deslro to nrguo
further they must get tho consent off
tho constitutional convention. Chnlr
mnn Rlnnlicr hopes his commltteo will
decide Its rot'oinmcndatlons tho pres
Various committee members hnvo
intimated a majority will oppose com
pulsory rending of the Bible, ns re
quested by the Chicago Church fed
eration. They nro undecided whether
they will ti to permit district school
nllleliiN lo decide whether tho Blblo
shall or shell not be ued.
Several delcgntoM favor no cbnngo
In the present constitution. That
iiii'iins that the Bible will be exclud
ed, lieciiii'!' the supremo court, In n
divided opinion, has so Interpreted tho
present liitMe law.
Public healings will bo closed April
1 on the new court plan. Probnbly
another week or two will be given to
persons who desire to nrguo for "med
ical freedom." It Is hoped to eloso
the door on thnt subject within n fort
night. Then comes tho highly Impor
tant stlbjeet of Inbor nnd Industrial
Jamos M. Whalen Is making a splen
did record as county civil sorvice
commissioner. He deserves well at
tho bands of tho people, as be has
always been faithful to every public
trust impo'sed on him.
Soon to Vote on Military Code.
A voto Is scheduled this week nn tho
proposed sections of tho new constitu
tion relating to military affairs, and It
will bo taken If Colonel Beckmnn'a
committee Is ready for action. Therq
Is Homo question nmong delegates ofl
tho commltteo report. President
Woodward doubts Its necessity. "The
whole subject matter Is legislative
rather than constitutional," ho com
mented. The Illinois convention nt
present Is In disagreement over a sec
tion which exempts militiamen from
arrest while at "musters or elections."
Edward W. Evorett, the well known
lawyer, la frequently talked of for
congress by bis many political friends.
Ho is said to havo no ambition In this
direction, but his popularity would
causa his election to almost any office
ho was nominated for.
Mayor Thompson should be glren
a chance to fire a lot of deadwood
among the city ball clerks, Some of
thorn thinking themselves safe under
the civil service law, are impudent,
insubordinate and useless.
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Who Should Be
President of the United States
"General Wood is a national figure and has been one for over twenty years.
His patriotism lias been expressed in constant service of the nation as adminis
trator nnd soldier. It is a record which the Republican party could proudly
assert and it establishes GeneraUWood's name in American history regardless
of the political events of the present year."
TheCMcago Tribune, Editorial, March 25, 1020
YOU'RE going to vote for somebody for Presi
dent at the Preference Primary, iTues., Apr. 13.
It is your one opportunity to let the country know where you
stand. When you come right down to it, remember that you
really will be voting for yourself when you vote for the man you
believe in and the man you want. You will be voting for your
self because he will be the man you want to represent you and
your ideas in the White House.
NO PRIMARY in the history
of Illinois has meant so much
to the average man in this state.
The "Favortie Son" idea and blind
partisanship should have nothing to
do with this question.
It is beyond that; more than that.
You want the man whose charac
ter and abilities have been proved in
the actual conduct of great national
and international affairs; not merely
tried in the problems of any one
state. This is the one time of all
others when an outstanding national
figure should be selected Leonard
Wood is the man.
Remember, neither candidate was
born in Illinois. Both are sons of
other states. One was born in Min
nesota, the other in New Hampshire.
Minnesota has already given her over
whelming vote to Leonard Wood
against her "native son" candidate.
South Dakota has followed with an
endorsement equally strong for
Both have lived outside of Illinois.
Both now live in Illinois. Do not
be misled on this issue. You should
vote solely on their fitness for
Leonard Wood has been tested and
tried. He found Cuba in a condition
of squalor and savage anarchy. JFor
more than a century it had suffered
military oppression, which has' few
parallels in history. For more' than
two centuries it had been thefever
plagued spot of the world.
The streets vyere open; sewers.
People were dying by tne'thousand.
Theisland was infested by bandits and
brigands only profiteers flourished.
It was Leonard Wood's task to
build a republic out ofthis military
colony, prostrated byfour years of
warfare; to build arepublic in a
country where popular elections
were unknown and' where the vast
majority of the pppulatioa couldn't
even mark a ballot.
He cleaned the streets and rid the
island of yellow fever. Beginning
at the bottom he taught the people
to read and write established a
system of schools and then trained
them in self-government.
He abolished profiteering and eradicated
corruption. He provided Cuba with a consti
tution and established swift, impattial j'ustice.
He turned n bankrupt nation, notable chiefly
for starvation, disease and disorder, into one of
the most contented and prosperous countries
in the world. Paid all her debts and left
$1,000,000 in her treasury.
All this work has passed into the solid
achievement of history a record worthy of a
Washington or a Lincoln a training seeming
ly ordained to fit Leonard Wood for President
of the United States.
Neither England with her boasted ability for
colonial administration, nor France with her
marvelous record, has ever produced so remark
able a genius in constructive government as
Leonard Wood. Lord Cromer told his home
government that the one man best qualified to
succeed him in Egypt as Governor was Leonard
Wood; but unfortunately he was an American.
Leonard Wood has a world-wide, proved
reputation as an 'administrator. He does not
invite disorder by vacillation or indecision his
clear, fair, well-defined purposes avert trouble
and render force unnecessary.
One of the greatest gifts in statesmanship as
well as in business is the ability to choose the
right man for the right work. Leonard Wood
has this ability. In Cuba from the very start
he chose Cubans as members of his cabinet.
That is one of the reasons they loved him
that is why they worship him to this day.
f The Encyclopedia Britannlca flatly states that
Leonard Wood struck off the shackles of mili-
tary control to which the colony had been pre
viously subjected nnd converted it into a nation
governed for the Cubans and by the Cubans.
This then is the record of Leonard Wood
in Cuba a record of the far-sighted admini
strator and statesman yes, a nation builder,
His work in the Philippines is equally as
marvelous as in Cuba.
Theodore Roosevelt said of his work: "It
would be difficult to find anywhere a finer record
of successful accomplishment."
In this crisis of the world's history we need
a man for President with the experiences and
qualifications of a nation-builder and a nation
restorer. The secret of the success of Leonard Wood
is that he knowsmen, he knows the world and
its peoples. His work for Uncle Sam has taken
him around the globe. He is a man of peace
and yet of courage. Above all else he is 100 fo
American strong, rugged and dependable.
You need, the country needs, Leonard Wood
now, just as it needed Abraham Lincoln sixty
We ask you to resolve to go to the polls
Tuesday, April 13, and show your belief and
confidence in Leonard Wood. The whole
country is waiting to hear what Illinois is going
to say and it is for you to do the saying. They
are relying upon your good judgment and
common sense. You personally are responsible.
You owe it to them and to your conscience to
vote your real preference uninfluenced by local
pride or prejudice, or local politics.
We' ask you to do your part because we be
lieve Leonard Wood is the man you want.
Nathan William MacChesney
Ltonird Wood Illinois Campaign Committee
1248 Congresi Hotel, Chicago.
Cook County Headquarters Hotel Sherman
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