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Oflto at Chicago. Illinois, unaar Act
Mayor Is Greeted as Victor Over Munic
ipal Yoters League at Tuesday's
Aldermanic Election Contests
His Friends Will Now Bo Able to Organize the
New Council and Select Members
Mayor Thompson won a great via
tory over tho Municipal Voters League
and IiIh other enemies at tho aider
ninnle olectlon on Tuesday.
Ills forces defeated II vo of tho nlno
men recommended by tho League to
Mayor Thompson's lieutenants pre
dicted n now division of committee as
signments In 1021, based on a majorltj
voto of council members, which they
asserted would bo controlled by Mayor
Tho position taken by tho mayor In
opposition to higher street car fares,
and that of tho aldermen who lmvo
aided tho traction trust, was credited
with u big part in tho growth of
Thompson strength shown in tho re
sult. Tho nldormon who wont down to
defeat in Tuesday's voting, all ol
whom wcro Indorsed by tho Municipal
Voters' League, wcro Aldormnn Her
man Krumdlck, Elovonth ward; Alder
man Joseph I. Novak, Twelfth ward,
dofoatcd by Josoph Copak; Alderman
Karl J. Witlkor, Twenty-llrst ward, de
feated by Charles J. Aguow; Alderman
John II. Bauler, Twenty-second ward,
defeated by Leo C. Klein; Alderman
Gcorgo Pretzel, , Twenty-sixth ward,
dofeatcd by Thomas It. Cnspors.
In tho eleventh ward, whoru tho
election was to fill n vacancy caused
by tho death of Edward F. Cullerton,
a supplementary olectlon will bo hold
in May betweon Dennis A. Ilornn and
John C. Kruso.
Only ono candldato of thoso In
dorsed by tho Leaguo in all ten of the
ward contests succeeded In winning.
Alderman Sheldon W. Oovior of tho
Ninth was tho sole exception, and his
strength was attributed to local con
ditions, Including his strong stand
against traction faro Increases mid
tho fact that his opponent, Charles V.
Johnson, was a socialist.
In tho Eighth wind, whero tho
Leaguo made no recommendation, Al
derman Martin A. Furmun was re
elected. In tho Twenty-fourth Alder
man John Underlain, opposed by tho
Loaguo, won another council term
IN THE CITY HALL
What the City Officials and Men
of Affairs Are Doing for the
City officials nro greatly Interested In
tho four bond propositions, which will
bo on tho ballot April 13. Tho pro
posals call for tho expenditure of $34,
COO.OOO, as follows:
For extension and rehabilitation of
tho street lighting system and tho con
struction of warehouses and other
buildings necossnry thorofor $1D,000,
000. For now brldgos J9.CO0.O00.
For tho construction of playgrounds,
parks, natatorlums, and bathing
beaches and purchaso of tholr sites
For construction of n municipal con
vention hall and tho purchaso of Its
Tho four proposals had a hard fight
boforo thoy got tho approval of tho
finance commlttco and of tho city
council. In both bodies aldermen de
clared tho present or tho near futuro Is
not tho tlmo to embark on oxtouslvo
West sldo aldormon, scolng that tho
lluanco commlttoo was Intent on put
ting tho $15,000,000 for now lights on
tho ballot, assortod that thoy would
opposo It In tho council unless some
Largest Wc-klj Circul tion Among
People ol Influence and Standing
11. 1M9. at tht Pot Offlr.
f March S, 1t7. 179 W. Wmhlngton
32 Per Year In Advance.
and In tho Fifth Alderman Robert J.
Mulcahy, whom tho Leaguo made
strong effort to defent, was returned
to tho council after ono of the storm
iest battles of the day.
In the Twenty-seventh tho League
loses another supportor In tho retire
ment of Alderman Oliver L. Watson,
who was not n candidate for ro-olec-Man.
Chrlit Jensen, opposed by the
League, was ro-electcd.
The city administration scored Its
biggest victory of tho day In the
Twenty-first ward, whero Charles J.
Agnow, nn avowed candldato of the
city hnll, won tho election ovor Alder
man Karl J. Walkor by a substantial
TOM DONNELLY MOVES
Best-Known Diamond Dealer
and Loan Broker in the Loop
Changes to Larger Quarters.
Tom N. Donnelly, for forty years tho
head of tho largest diamond business
in Chicago and head of tho well known
firm of Tom N. Donnelly & Co., has
changed tho location of his business
for tho first tlino In forty years.
His store has been moved south,
across tho alloy on Dearborn street,
from number 21, where It was located
for 10 years, to number 20 North
Dearborn street, whero It lias largor,
bottor lighted and moro attractive
Tom N. Donnolly & Co. number
among their patrons tho .host peoplo,
not only In Chicago but in tho United
For diamonds thoro is no place llko
it In tho country.
CITY HALL CLERKS
Tho commission nppolntod by Mayor
proposition for moro playgrounds wont
along with It. Thoy had their wuy.
The west sldors also wore rosponst
bio for the brldgo bond proposal, which
will do no moro than completo tho 1911
nnd 1015 brldgo building programs,
llond Issues In thoso years woro found
too small, owing to tho rising costs of
material and labor, to build or com
pleto tho construction of twelvo
These bridges und tholr estimated
costs aro One Hundredth street, $000,-.
000; South California nvonuo (to com
plete approaches), $30,000; Clark St.,
$000,000; Crawford nvonuo, $500,000;
Fullor street, $850,000; La Sallo strcot,
$1,000,000; Ono Hundred and Sixth
streot, $900,000; Polk Btroot, $950,000;
Adams street, $850,000; Ono Hundred
and Thirty-fourth street, $100,000; Tay
lor atreot, $900,000; Van Duron street,
$950,000; removal of Rush street
brldgo, $150,000, nnd construction of
temporary brldgos, $250,000.
Aid. Qoorgo Mnypolo, backed by tho
Association of Commorco, nrndo tho
fight boforo tho flnanco commlttco for
tho convention hall proposal. No slto
has boon selected, but tho tontatlvo
plans call for a hall which will bo a me
morial to Chicago's Boldlors, sailors,
Aid. Rosb Woodhull stood sponsor
for tho light bonds and tontatlvo plans
for tho uso of tho $15,000,000 havo nl
roady been drawn up by Commissioner
of Gas and Electricity William Q.
St., Chicago, III.
Thompson to arbitrate tho demands of
tho clerks and othor groups of city
employes held Its second meeting and
elected Asslstunt Corporation Counsel
Leon Hornsteln permanent chalrnfan
and Aid. Josoph O. Kostner, secretary.
All demands for hearings must bo in
tho secretary's hnnds boforo April 1C,
tho commission decided. Hearings will
bo boguu April 17.
Whllo nil of tho Domocrntla candi
dates nro running as without profor
enco, it la undorsood that thoso sanc
tioned by tho leudors of tho organiza
tions which recently ontorod into n
poaco pact will cast tholr votoB for At
torney Oonornl A. Mitchell Palmer ns
long as ho has a chauco for tho nomi
nation in tho convention at San Frau
clsco. Tho way to boost Chicago la to
spend your monoy In Chicago with
moil who spend tholr monoy for Chicago.
INDEPENDENT IN ALL THINGS, NEUTRAL
CHICAGO, SATURDAY, APRIL
MAYOR WINS FIREMEN
Thompson Persuades Firemen to
Withdraw Resignation and
Thanks to Mayor Thompson, there
will bo no firemen's strike.
Between COO and 600 city flromen,
about half tho number who gnvo no
tlco to Flro Marshal O'Connor that thoy
would resign In a body on April 10,
voted yesterday to withdraw tholr res
ignations. Tho remainder of tho 1,258
who voted to quit nro oxpected to tako
similar action today, thus averting a
Tho action followed n forty-flvo mln
uto speech by Mayor Thompson nt tho
firemen's meeting in tho Masonic Tem
ple. When tho mayor left tho meeting
"I told tho boys how Impossible) it is
to glvo them more than a $192 ralso nt
present. Ccrtalri members of tho fi
nance committee, along with tho Mu
nicipal Voters' League, conspired in tho
making of tho commlttco's budget.
They hoped that by recommending no
salary increases tho policemen, tho
llrcmcn and othor groups of city em
ployes would strlko, ruining mo and
"It was a dirty, low down, diabolical
plot to hurt mo in tho hope that
Thompson candidates for ward com-
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THOMAS A. SYMTH
Tho Best President the Sanitary District of Chlcano Ever Had; Vlce-presl-dent
of the Great John M. Smyth Co,
mlttoonien on April 13 would bo de
feated." Incidentally, tho mayor disclosed his
plan for making tho npproprlnlon bill
"pny out" in splto of tho fact It provides
for tho spondlng of at loast $4,000,000
moro than this year's rovonuo.
"I suggest that eomo of the monoy
appropriated for material and supplies
bo transferred to salary accounts, lot
ting tho bills for materials nnd sup
plies go until noxt year," ho Bald.
After tho meeting George D. Hnrgan,
head of tho firemen's organization,
stated tho men had directed him "to
lay a certain proposition tfeforo certain
City Hall officials." Ho would not dis
cuss It further. Ono roport was that
tho mon aro roady to cut tho size of
tho department slightly to provldo
funds for bottor salarios.
Popular Bailiff of the Municipal Court
Chosen by the Yoters in November
Last Confirmed in Office
His Republican Opponent Through His Attorney
Dismisses Case as Ballots Show Egan's
Victory by Large Majority
Dennis J. L'gan, tho popular Dnlllff
of tho Municipal Court, has been given
undisputed possession of his Important
olllco to which 'ho was olected last No
vember by tho voters of Chicago.
Ills Republican opponent, William J.
Umbach, claiming that a recount
would show his election ovor Mr. Egan,
filed n contest,
Tho contest was heard boforo Judgo
Fooll and a recount ordorcd.
Whon tho recount wna flnlshod It
showed thnt Mr. Kgan was olocted by
a greater majority than tho first ro
turns gavo him.
So great was tho majority that tho
contestants themselves asked for a dis
missal of tho contest.
Tho hearing was boforo Judgo
Charles M. Fooll in tho Superior Court.
Egan was ropresonted by Attornoy
Ira Ryner. Ills Republican opponent,
Umbach, was represented by Attornoy
William F. Struckmann.
Struckmann submlttod n motion
that tho contest in tho enso of Umbach
bo dismissed. Ryner said ho would
opposo tho motion unalterably unloss
it woro agreed that tho dismissal ordor
should contain Egan's comploto vindi
cation of the chnrgo that tho board of
sloctlon commissioners' ofllco had boon
Entered ai Sseend Clitt Mfcttar Oetobar 11, HH, a
Offlea at Chleago, llllnola, untor AM f Mart 4
manipulated In his Interests. Ho for
merly was clerk of tho board.
Tho attorneys thereupon held a con
sultation. It was agreed, Mr. Struck
matin said, to accedo to Mr. Ryner's
request, and tho order declaring Egnn
olllclally certified and duly elected was
entered by Judgo Focll on tho records
of tho court on Tuesday.
AND STILL MORE
Four proposed bond issues totaling
$3-1,200,000 will bo placed on tho bal
lot to bo passed upon by tho peoplo
nt the April 13 election as n result of
action by tho city council.
The street lighting proposal, tho
largest of tho four, calls for an ex
penditure of $15,000,000 at tho rate
Items of Interest Concerning Men
and Measures in the
Work on Cook county roads began
this week under tho $5,000,000 bond
Issue, although probably only about
fifty miles will be built this year. It
was Intended at first to build about sov
enty miles, but President Peter Rein
borg of tho board of county commis
sioners hnH held back to await a re
duction of prlco In asphalt and con
crete. In this ho has tho support of
Commissioner Frank ,T. Wilson, chnlr
man of tho roads nnd brldgos commit
too of tho county board.
Talk About Men and Matters
Connected With Public Affairs
in All the Different Camps
Next Tuesday dolegatcs will bo eloct
ed from till tho Chicago districts to tho
national conventions of tho Republican
and Domocrntlo parties.
Following Is tho list of Cook county
candidates by congressional districts
and tho way their names appear on tho
First District No proferenco
Ueorgo F. Harding, Oscar Do Priest,
Augustus li. Williams.
Second I.owdon Loaning Rosen
thal, Clinrlou Ringer, E. Logan Reovos,
Edwin W. Sims, Edward Q. Elzlua. No
proforoneo Edwin S. Davis.
Third Lowdon William II. Weber,
William W. Wilson. No proforoneo
Elliott W. Sproul, Anton T. Zlomau.
Fourth Lowden Otto S. Toschnor.
No preference Frank Doblor, Hector
A. Ilroulllot, Ernost W. Brooks, Frank
J, Palt, Ocorgo O. Ilrowu, Andrew A.
Fifth No proferenco Thomas Cur
ran. John T. Nuheck.
Sixth No preference Robort E.
Crowo, deorgo B. Arnold.
Seventh No proforoneo John P.
Gnrnor, Albert II. Sovorlnghaus, Jens
C. Hanson, Honry J. Kolzo.
Elchth No nroforonco Christophor
Mnmer, Magnus C. Knudson, Fred S.
Ninth Lowdeu William Wrlgloy,
Jr., aoorgo F. Portor, Eugono R. Plko,
Michael J. Fnhorty. No proforoneo
William F. Potors.
WHOLE KVMJJER 1500
of $3,000,000 u year for llvo yeais. It
had almost unanimous support in tho
council, only six votes being recorded
ngalnst It. All of the proposals were
approved by largo majorities. Tho
pui'poyo nnd amount of each of tho
Improvements mid exten
sion of tho electric street
lighting system $15,000,000
Creation of additional small
parks nnd recreation
Completion of tho lftll
brldgo construction pro
Construction of a soldiers'
vention hall 5,000,000
Chicago people- are doing pretty well
in tho way of boosting tho town at
homo. Patronize home industries.
Thnt is 'boost" vnougli.
Presldont Relnborg has signed
$1,000,000 of the bond Issue and these
bonds have been subscribed at u frac
tion less than par value, as also have
tho bonds of tho county for tho $1,000,
000 Juvenile homo to bo built at Ogdeu
avenue nnd Roosovelt road. Plans for
tho institution nro under way.
Following conferences with denlers
In materhtlH, the county's expectation
is that u saving of from $10,000 to
$12,000 a mllo will bo effected under
figures tendered to the Htnto highways
commission nt Sprlnglleld
Tenth I.owdon Frank J. Loosch,
William T Abbott, William L. Noble.
No proferenco Edgnr J. Cook.
Monntlmo tho Democrats nro at po.ico
In nil but two districts, their dolcgato
First District James M. Dalloy,
Second William I.. O'Connoll,
James J. Sullivan.
Third Frank J. Walsh, Robort W.
MelClnlay, James Hyland, Josoph P.
Fourth Josoph H. McDonough,
Chnrlos J. Mlchal, L. O. J. Milord.
Fifth Dennis J. Egnn, Adolph J.
Sixth James T. Igoo, Samuel J. Ro
senblatt. Sovoiith W. K. Chnmplln, John M.
Eighth John Powers, William Clay-
Ninth John McOUlen, Josoph P. Ma
honoy. Tonth--Ocorgo E. Urennan, Potor
Largest Weekly Circulation Among
People of Influence and Standing