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The Chicago Eagle, n newspaper
for all classes of readers, It devoted
to National, State and Local Pol
itics! to the publication of Mu
nicipal, State, County and San.
Itary District news; to comment
on people In public life; to clean
baseball and sports, and to the
publication of General Information
of Public Interest, Financial, Com
merclal and Political.
SATURDAY, APRIL 17, 1920.
GOVERNOR LOWDEN MAKES GOOD
Importance of good highways ns u
part of the country's transportation
system Is emphasized in a proclama
tion by Gov. Lowden In which ho
names the week of May 17-22 as "ship
by truck" week. The proclamation Is
"I tako plcasuro In calling this atten
tion of tho pcnplo of thu state of Illi
nois to the action being taken by tho
executives of many of the other states
of tho union in naming tho week of
May 17 to 22 ns 'ship by truck' week.
"Tho transportation system of tho
country will not bo completo until our
highwnys nro Improved so ns to per
mit tho use of both passongcr cars and
trucks throughout tho cntlro year.
"Tho state of Illinois is making a
most determined effort in tho faca of
great odds brought about by. existing
conditions to complete, at tho earliest
possible moment, such a system of
highways reaching every section of
"In harmony with tho action of tho
other stntos I am asking all citizens of
Illinois Interested in transportation to
glvo especial thought and nttcntlon
during that week not only to trans
portation by way of motor truck but
also to tho economical development of
such a highway system ns will enablo
us to bring about at nn oarly data tho
use of this method of delivering tho
products of our farms and factories.
"PRANK 0. LOWDEN."
John U. Smyth, tho -well known In
surance man, with offices at 718 West
Madison street, Is one ot the rising
young men ot Chicago. He la popular,
able and enorgetlc and la a booster
for everything that makes for the bet
torment of this, his native city.
Oalrtn T. CraJf, the able presides
of the Mechanic Jb Traders State
Bank, deserves great eredlt for the
well deserved popularity of that big
West Side Institution.
Sheriff Charles W. Peters Is slak
ing a good record.
Mayor Thompson was the father ot
municipal playgrounds. Ho Intro
duced and secured the passago of the
first ordinance creating ono while he
was an alderman.
Adam Wolf, tho popular county as
sessor, is an idoal public official
President Retnberg ot the county
board la making a good record.
Owen O'Malley, popular former
county commissioner and loading clgnr
dealer at 137 North Clark street, is
making a good rocord as commissioner
of the Forest Preserve.
Louis J. Bohan, the well known
lawyer and popular master in chanc
ery, is frequently mentioned tor a
place on the Superior Dench. Every
one who knows him bellevoi that he
would make a fine Judge.
Jofloph F. Haas has always made
a good public record. Hs ii a nu
of the people.
John U. Smyth, tho well known real
estnto and insurance man, Is always
a booster for tho west sldo.
George W. Krug or tho New South
ern Hotel of Chicago, Is one ot tho
moat popular hotel men In tho United
State. His guoetfl would make him
president If thoy could. Speaking of
tho presidency, tho Now Southorn at
Michigan avenuo and 13th street Is be
ing put in great shape for tho recep
tion of delegates and visitors to the
Republican National Convention, and
aUo for tho Elks National Convention.
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Elected Delegate to tho Democratic National Convention From the Ninth
John W. Kckbart, the well knows
miller, la respected as a democratic
loader as well aa a recognised fowet
In commercial life.
Carl Appcl, tho ownor ot the Justly
famous North Sldo Turnor Hall, and
restaurant, Ib a wide awako citizen,
of whom Chicago Is proud.
William H. Woeer always ss4
gooe publle record.
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DENNIS J. EGAN.
Elected Delegate to the Democratic
National Convention From the
Frank H. Elmore, ono ot tho most
popular men In tho financial and bank
lng world, who was formerly connoctod
with tho Contlnontnl & Commercial
National Bank, is now president of tho
rapidly growing Dank ot Commerco
& Savingi. Tho Dank of Commerco
& Savings is located at Michigan
boulevnrd and Washington strcot,
closo to tho heart ot Chicago's shop
J. W. Deer, the popular president
of tho American Sower and Drainage
Construction Co., at 2816 N. Wash
tenaw avenuo, Is ono of tho progres
sive men of Chicago. Always inter
sted In tho city's welfare, he la a
ooouter ot lta Interests and la always
at tho fore front of every movement
tor bettering the condition of his fel
I James M. Whalen is making a splen
did record as county civil service
commissioner. Ho deserves well at
tho hands of tho people, as ho has
always been faithful to every publle
trust imposod on him.
Goorgo W. Paullln, tho well known
furrier and Drainago Doard Trustee,
is being talked of for delegato to the
National Republican convention from
tho Tenth District.
Chicago needs a now postolllco
building and needs it badly right
Tho now building should bo loented
In tho center of tho great West Sldo
whoro car linos nro direct routes to
north and south, cast nnd west dis
tricts ot tho city.
The Mechanics & Traders State
Dank is making a splondld record and
la gaining now customers and deposi
tors evory day. It has an ldoal lo
cation in tho hoart of tho groat west
sldo at the corner of Washington and
A. J. Kowalski, cashier ot tho big
North-Western Trust and Snvings
bank is frequently mentioned for
stato treasurer ot Illinois. Ho Is very
popular and would bo elected If ho
permitted tho uso of his namo. Mr.
Kowalski 1b a Domocrat and a leading
membor of tho Iroquois club.
Going into hystorlcs about boosting
Chicago at tho oxpenso of Chicago
pcoplo in newspapers In other cities
is raw stuff. A million dollars a year
for this kind ot boosting would help
Frank A. Johnson, general salsa
manager of tho Gr&nnan Cake Cor
poration, Is ono of tho most popular
nnd wideawako young mon In Chi
cago. Ho Is vory popular In polit
ical circles nnd many predict a big
public career for him.
Oscar V. Mayor, as a business man
and a clttzon, does credit to Chicago.
He stands for progress and Is one of
the mon who have helped make the
Paul H. Wiedol, tho ablo and cour
toous chiof clerk of tho board of as
sosors, is ono of tho most capable
and highly respected public officials In
Cook county. Ho Is a llvo wlro In tho
causo of good public sorvico.
Automoblllsts who flash their
"bright lights" In tho oyos of pedes
trians nnd other nutolsts cnuso most of
tho auto accidents.
P. G. Jacobson, ot tho well known
Rollanco Dlo and Stamping Company,
Is ono of Chicago's most successful
buslnosB men and public-spirited citizens.
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Itohort Lansing, (portrait here
with), former secretary of stale, has
accepted honorary chnlrmaushlp of
the Mntlonnl Interchurch bonrd, which
has effected n strong alliance of more
than a score of denominational organ
izations to fight tho "Red" menace.
Former Secretary of tho Interior
Franklin K. Lane, Attorney Genernl
A. Mitchell Palmer nnd Secretary
William D. Wilson of the department
of labor, have Joined with Mr. Lan
sing In wnrmly commending the plans
of the Interchurch hoard ns an Im
portant and fnr-renclilng move to com
'1'hls co-operatUe alliance, says n
statement authorized by the Inter
church board, representing 70 per cent
of all Protestant churches In the Unit
ed States, Is prepared to spend mil
lions of dollars to cope with radical
ism and to (ltd In eradicating Hell doctrines.
Hroadui' education programs, through which tho alien will be Induced to
accept citizenship In lieu of hli old world nfllllntlotia, nro to bo flnnnced Imme
diately by twenty or more denominations accepting tho proposal.
J. HAMILTON LEWIS.
Former Senator Talked of for Vice President
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VAIL, HEAD OF "HELLO" SERVICE
Theodore N. Villi of tho American
relcphono nnd Telegraph company
ft "hllllon-dollnr" corporation with
200,000 employees-Is naturally In the
public eye. Ho studied medicine and
picked up telegraphy In New Jersey,
farmed In Town nnd got n Job ns ngent
nnd telegraph operator In a box-car
Union Pnclllc station.
Presently ho entered tho rnllwny
mnll service. It was not much of n
"servlco" In those days. Vnll set him
self to devising a better system. Hl
novel achievements reached Washing
ton nnd ho was nindu nsslstnnt super
intendent of mall service. Hero ho
proved his mettle. Ho was made gen
ernl superintendent Just about his thir
Vull was thirty-two when Alexan
der Graham Dell first brought forth
his telephone by exhibiting It nt tho
Centennial exposition nt Philadelphia.
It was viewed as nn nmuslng toy.
Hell nnd his principal backer, Gardiner G. Hubbard, his fathor-ln-law, wcro
tumble to mnko hondwny nnd wcro almost despairing when they bethought
themselves of the hustling mnll superintendent nt Washington.
Todny America has more telephones than -nil the rest of tho world put
together. And the man chiefly responsible for this Is Theodore N. Vnll.
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I. N. SHERWOOD ON HOUSE SERVICE
Representative Dyrnes of South
Carolina recently read Into tho Con
gressional Record nn extract from u
letter by Representative Sherwood of
Ohio to his "homo paper" on tho vnluo
of servlco in the house. It Is In part
"Somo districts, notably tho
fourth Ohio, hnvo established, tho two
term system on tho theory that tho
honor should go around In order to
glvo each of tho six counties In tho
district tho opportunity to namo n
congressman. In my humblo Judgment
a congressman should bo selected on
lite merit without regard to his habi
tation. Under tho complicated rules
of parliamentary procedure of tho
houso of representatives, tho mos
complicated of any parliamentary
body around Iho world, n now mem
ber Is hrtrdly nblo to command nttcn
tlon on tho floor of tho houso In dehnto
during his first term nnd Is not able
to secure n chairmanship of an Important committee under tho rules until ho
has served at least three terms. Hence tho Intrinsic value to any constitu
ency of n member whoso Influence Is measured by his holding nn Important
"During tho past 75 yenrs tho South has held nn Important position In
legislation by keeping experienced and trained members In congress.
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MARRIAGE THAT AMAZES ENGLAND
All England nnd doubtless Amer
ica's "four hundred" Is nmazed over
tho marriage of tho former duchess
of Westminster to Cnpt. .7. Fltzpatrlek
Lowls. American Interest In keen bo
causo the bride Is tho stepdaughter ot
Mrs. Cornwnllls Went, who was Miss
Jennlo Jerome, u New York heiress
nnd beauty. Mrs. Cornwallls West's
first husband was Lord Randolph
Churchill nnd Winston Churchill Is
In order to mnko this lovo match
tho duchess was compelled to relin
quish upon her dlvorco from tho rich
est duke In Knglnnd nil her Interests
In the estates and family heirlooms
nnd Jewels of tho Westminsters, al
though, of course, sho received n lib
A featuto of tho romance Is that
tho duchetN Is a good many yenrs old
er than her modest bridegroom, for
sho has a grownup daughter In so
ciety eighteen years old, while ho cannot bo much over thirty, ns ho was nn
nvlntor lu tho war. Ilefore that ho worked for nn Insurnnco conipnny.
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MORGENTHAU WILL GO TO MEXICO
Henry Morgenthnu seems to bo
born to troublo ns tho sparks fly up
wardIn n diplomatic way. Anyway
ho served us American ambassador at
tho buhllmo porta 10RM010, nnd du
ring the Inst two years of his olflco,
ho was In chnrgo of Interests In Tur
key of Grent Iirltaln, France, Italy,
Russia, Uelglum, Montenegro, San
Marino, Serbia and Switzerland. And
now he goes to Mexico as United
Apparently lio Is n good man to
have In Mexico. A capable ambassa
dor Is certainly needed there And
ho surely has had wide experlcnco of
Ho was born In Germany In 18M
nnd was brought hero by his parents
In 1805. Ho was educated In Amer
ican public schools nnd colleges. Ho
Is a Now York lawyer and capitalist
with many Interests, nnd wns chair
man of thtf flnanco commltteo of tho
alii national nmimllHv, campaign of 1012.
isis that If ('oiiKtanilmipIo and the Dardanelles Mraltr are allowed to
in in hand of Hi lui'K, thero Is constant danger ot war.
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WILLIAM H. WESBEY.
Popular City Collector Elected Republican Committeeman From the Twenty
Samuel R. Kaufman the popular
president of the famous Congress
Hotel Company and head of the great
Congresa Hotel, la one of the moat
publlo spirited citizens of Chicago
who la always keenly alive on every
thing uplifting the city and a broad
minded man of affairs who makes
everyone who patronises hla hotel
Adam Ortaolfen, ono of the beat ot
Chicago's City Treasurers, would
make a good State Treasurer.
WHlUm H. lijrman, the popular tar
smt aeeator and alderman. Is at Mm
seas of tho klg psblle eontraMtag
Irsa of W. H. Lflrmaa Oe.
Frank Johnston, Jr., able Judge of
the Circuit court, would make a
groat governor of Illinois.
Fletcher Dobyne, the popular
ter In chancery, Is at the forefront
In every movement for the petter
ment of Chicago.
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Elected Delegate to the Democratic National Convention From the Tenth
Otto Rice, the popular secretary and
manager of the Quick Service Laun
dry Company, would make a splendid
West Park commissioner. He la pub
llo apirtted and popular, and haa the
good wlahea of hla fellow oitltena.
One of the moat Interesting stores
in tho city to visit la that of Karl
Mayer & Company, In the North
American building, 36 South State
atreet. Mon go there for service
dental and shaving creams, and wom
en for the prlzo baby soap and a
grand line of toilet articles.
Ono entire floor ot tho County
building is given to a non-offlclal
organization devoted to tho churning
ot graft from unhappy poor pooplo,
under tho gulso of reform. The
county in tho meantime has to pay
rent In other parts of the town for
necessary publlo offices.
Alderman Walter P. Stefan el the
Twenty-third ward, Is making a goe4
record In the City CounclL He Is one
of the coming saea tt Chisago and the
people are pleased with hlaa.
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