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reuadod r MBMItT P. DONOVAN.
The Chicago Eagle, n newspaper
for all classes of readers, is devoted
to National, State and Local Pol.
Itlcsi 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
mercial and Political.
SATURDAY, APRIL 24, 1920.
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THIS WILL BEAT THE
Tlio proposition now beforo tho con
stitutional convention to tax nil mort
gages 1 per cent a year for flvo years
from tlio date of filing with tho re
corder will beat tlio now constitution
if it is embraced in it.
No worse proposition could bo
Tho borrower would have to pay E
Young people buying homes would
havo their burden Increased. '
And the additional tax, llko nil ex
tra taxes, would only bo used to cre
ate more office-holding tax caters.
Thnt is what wo aro tnxed for.
Calvin F. Craig, tho able president
of the Mechanics & Traders State
Bank, deserves great credit for the
well dosorved popularity of that big
West Sldo Institution.
Mayor Thompson was tho father ot
municipal playgrounds. Ho Intro
duced and secured tho passage of the
first ordinance creating ono while he
was an alderman.
Louis 3, Bohan, the well known
lawyer and popular master in chanc
ery, is frequently mentioned for n
place on tho Superior Bonch. Every
one who know him bollovcs that ho
would mako a flno Judge.
Joseph F. Haas has always. &ado
a good public record. We is a man
of the people,
John U. Smyth, tho well known real
ostato and lnsuranco man, Is always
a booster for tho west side.
Don't put your monoy on out-of-town
boosting schemoB. Just spend it in
Chicago with Chicago people.
Corporation Counsel Ettelson and
Judges Barasn, Crowo and Barrett,
and E. It. Lltzlnger nro Republicans
talked of for atato's attornoy.
George L. Schein, tho well known
lawyer, who numbers his friends by
tho thousand, would mako a flno Judge.
Mr. Schein has no ambition in thlB di
rection, it 13 said, but his ability, fair,
ness and legal experience woll fit him
for Judicial honors.
W. B. Carlllo is giving gonoral sat
isfaction as postmaster ot Chicago,
His successful handling of U1I3 great
and Important offlco reflects great
credit upon tho national administra
tion. Tho public is woll satisfied and
Mr. Carlllo's ability and courtesy havo
won for himself and Prosldont Wilson
many words of commendation.
William H. Lyman, the popular Cor
Mer senator and alderman, Is at the
head ot the big public contracting
Ann of W. H. Lyman ft C.
Prank Johnston, Jr., able Judgo of
the Circuit court, would make a
gTeat governor of Illinois.
Fletcher Dobyns, the popular mas
ter In chancery, is at the forefront
In every movement for the better
ment of Chicago.
Ono of tho most Interesting stores
in tho city to visit la that of Karl
Mayer & Company, In tho North
American building, SO South State
streot Men go there for sorvlce
dental and shaving creams, and wom
en for tho prlzo baby soap and a
grand line of toilet articles.
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WILLIAM H. SEXTON.
Popular Democratic Candidate for County Judge.
Domlnick Murublo Is n lender jn
the teaming nud transfer bushiest) of
Chicago. He has built up his big
business by strict attention to tho
needs and wishes of his many pat
rons. Otto Itlco, tho popular secretary and
managor of tho Quick Sorvlco Laun
dry Company, would make a splendid
West Park commissioner. Ho is pub
lic spirited and popular, and hns tho
good wishes of his fellow citizens.
Goorgo W. Faullln, tho woll known
furrier and Dralnago Board Trustee,
Is being talkod ot for dologato to tho
National Republican convention from,
tho Tenth District.
Popular County Assessor,
Adam Ortsolfcn, ono ot the bost ot
Chicago's City Treasurers, would
mako a good Stato Treasurer.
James M. Whalon Is making a splen
did record as county civil service
commissioner. He deserves woll at
tho hands of tho peoplo, as ho has
always been faithful to every public
trust Imposod on him.
A. J. Kownlskl, cashier of tho big
North-Wcstorn Trust and Snvlngs
bank is frequently mentioned for
stato treasuror of Illinois. Ho is very
popular and would bo olected if ho
permitted tho uao of his nnmo. Mr.
Kownlskl Is n Domocrat and n loading
member of tho Iroquois club.
Popular County Assessor,
Samuel It. Kaufman the popular
presldont of tho famous Congress
Hotel Company and head of the great
Congress Hotel, is one of the most
public spirited citizens of Chicago
who Is always koonly alive on every
thing uplifting the city and a broad
mlndod man of affairs who makes
everyone who patronlzos his hotel
Chicago needs a new postofJDco
building and needs It badly right
The now building should bo located
In the center of tho great West Sldo
whero car lines nro direct routes to
north and south, cast and west dis
tricts ot tho city.
Tho Mechanics & Traders State
Bank is making a splendid record and
Is gaining now customers and deposi
tors every day. It has an Ideal lo
cation in the heart of the great west
side at tho corner of Washington and
Going into hysterics about boosting
Chicago nt the oxponso of Chicago
peoplo In newspapers in other cltlos
is raw stuff. A million dollars a year
for this kind of boosting would help
Automoblllsts- who flash their
"bright lights" In tho eyes ot pedes
trians and othor autolsts causo most ot
tho auto acchlonts.
Three of the four children of
Itlchnril Croker, once the most power
ful boss Tnniiimny hull 'ever had, have
begun in the; courts n struggle to oust
his fecund wife, whom lie mnrrled six
ears ago, mid take full possession of
his estate, wild by iheni to ninoiint to
They liuve filed In a riorldn court
nlllilnvlts that he Is eighty years old,
Is senile, Incompetent to manage his
affair, and completely under the domi
nation of his second wife. They charge
that she Is ulrenclj In possession of
much of the fortune and Is wasting It.
Mr. Croker In JUM when ho was
seeiity-four years old, married Miss
Beulnh Benton KiiuiinNoii, then thirty
years o)d. Mrs-. C'roUer's autobiography
Is brlelly thus:
Shu wis born In what was the
Indian territory, near Mnysvllle. Ark.,
In 1S8I. She Is enrolled us n Cherokee
Indian, ono of thy lle civilized tribes,
and ns Mich hns 1111 allotment of land.
&110 was educated in tne C'lierokeo rsatlonal Female mininnry mid tho uni
versity. She taught inntlieinntU's In tho semlnnry for flvo yenrs. Then she
studied expression In tho East. In Now York she maintained herself by re
citals and remlttanre.s from her parents. In March, 1013, sho represented
Oklahoma In the suiltnge. parade that was pnrt of the Inauguration events.
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the !!.j0,000 miles of railroads of the country, will ho needed to rehabilitate the
railroads during the next live yenrs.
"If there Is any question as to tho ability to rcpav both principal and In
terest, the savings of the peoplo will not go Into new railroad securities."
MRS. SUZUKI, HETTY GREEN OF JAPAN
Mrs. Yono Suzuki of Kobe Is the
Hetty Green of Japan. Twenty yenrs
ago her hushnnd died, leaving her with
two young sons and an exporting busi
ness. Now he.r liunio Is- known all
over the world. The exports dealt In
by the founder of tho house rice,
cereals, camphor, nro still largo fac
tors In Mrs. .Suzuki's atTnlrs. But sho
also Imports from America Iron, conl,
automobiles, funning Implements. Her
Interests are largo In nil parts of the
World In lead and copper mines, flour
During the war sho filled orders
for $200,000,000 goods for tho allies.
Mrs. Suzuki Is now sixty yenrs
old, but Is active as ever, keeping In
personal touch with everything with
which she has to deal In any part of
tho world and Interested, It Is snld, In
nil that concerns Japnn politically and
economically. When her two sons
reached maturity who took them In
Coincident with tho llusso-Jnpanese war she went Into the shipping busi
ness, beginning with u few steamships to carry her own exports nnd now
controls the International Steamship company, tho ships of which sail tho
seven seas. ,
SENATOR ANNE MARTIN FROM NEVADA?
the righto of free t-peeeh, press nnd
onera and toiihcleutlous objectors and
SHERMAN, NEW ASSOCIATE FORESTER
Edward A. Sherman of Utah, has
been wle ted to succeed Albert P.
Potter a. nesochne forester of tho
forest ter lee. Mr. Sherman has been
assistant forester In charge of tlio
brnuch of lands In tho forest service
since 1015, In 10011 ho was appointed
supervisor of tho Ultterroot forest re
serve In Montana, as nn olllcer of tho
department of thu Interior, which was
then In clyirgo of tho federal reserves.
lie entered tho forest servlco
through the transfer of administra
tion of tho forests to tho department
of agriculture, In 100.1. In 1007 ho
was promoted to forest Inspector, and
shortly afterwards was niadu chief In
spector uf tho national forests in Mon
tana and northern Idaho.
In 1010, after having served In
California for something over n year
as ttiipcrWbnr of tho Sequoia national
forest he was appointed district for
ester In ehnrgo of the imtlnnnl for
ests of I tali. Nevada, anil southern Idnho. In this district uso of tho na
tional forests for llvo-hlock grazing constitutes tho leading activity. For this
Reason piolmbly comes tho selection of Mr. Sherman to succeed Mr. Potter.
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Her parents own a ranch of 500 acres,,
Congressman Wllllnm B. McKln
ley of Illinois recently delivered n
speech In tho house on tho lallrond
bill. Ho said things that Interest ev
ery American citizen because they are
based on actual conditions. He said
"There nro outstanding In tho
United Stntes -10,000,000 life Insurance
policies, policies owned by you and by
1110 for tho purpose of protecting our
loved ones lit case death comes to
us. I wonder If these people who so
glibly talk of confiscation, or, what Is
the Muno thing, cutting off tho rail
roads' power to earn Interest, realize
that the security hack of his Insurance
policy Is In n largo part railroad mort
gages? About one-fourth of. nil rail
road bonds nro owned by snvlngs
banks nnd Insurance companion.
"It Is now estimated that ?0,000,
000,000, an amount practically one
half of the present mortgngc debt of
Miss Anno Martin, who was an In
dependent cnndldnto for tho United
States senato In 1018, hns announced
that sho Is now running for tho Repub
lican fccnntorlnl nomlnntlon. The term
of Senntor Charles B. nendcrson,
(Dcm.), expires Mnrcli it, 1021. Miss
Mnrtln snld sho would accept tho Re
publican nomination If It wcro offered
her, but thnt under no clrcumstnnccs
would sho mnko a lone fight In tho pri
mary against a blpnrtlhnn fusion can
didate. If opposed by such a candi
date sho will fllo her petition as nn In
dependent before tho primary.
Miss Martin says i-ho In for tho
worker and against privilege. Sho Is
opposed to the pence treaty nnd tho
Lenguo of Nations. Sho would sup
port a lenguo of pence of all nations.
She wants soldiers In war paid n sal
ary nt least equivalent to tho civilian
Sho demands tho restoration of
assembly; tho rclcaso of political prls
n reduction In tho high cost of living.
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Leading and Popular Northsldcr and
Is Often Talked of for Mayor
Frank A. Johnson, general sales
manager ot tho Grennnn Cako Cor
poration, Is ono of tho most popular
and' wldcawako young mon In Chi
cago. Ho Is vory popular In polit
ical circles and many predict a big
public career for him.
Ono entire floor of the County
building Is given to a non-offlclal
organization dovotcd to tho churning
ot graft from unhappy poor peoplo,
under tho gulso of reform. Tho
county in tho meantlmo has to pay
ront in othor parts of the town for
necessary public offices.
Popular Editor of Plain Pacts whose
Alderman Walter P. Steffen of the
Twenty-third ward, Is making a good
record In the City Council He is one
of the coming asea of Chicago and the
people are pleased with him.
J. W. Deor, the popular president
ot tho American Sower and Drainage
Construction Co., at 2816 N. Wash
tenaw avenue, Is ono of tho progres
siva men of Chicago. Always Inter
ested in the city's welfare, he Is a
oooster of its interests and is always
at the fore front ot every movement
for bottorlng tho condition of his fol
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JOHN F. O'MALLEY.
Faithful Lieutenant of Roger C. Sullivan who will be delegate at large to
the National Convention.
Largo Owner of Real Estate Who
and Other Public Positions.
Oscar F. Mayor, as a business man
and a citizen, does credit to Chicago.
Ho stands for progress and ts one of
tho mon who have helped make the
P. G. Jacobson, of tho well known
Reliance Die and Stamping Company,
Is ono of Chicago's most successful
business men'and phbllc-splrltod citi
zens. John W. Eckhart, the well know
mlllor, Is respected as a democrats
leader as woll as a recognized yowef
In commercial life.
Articles on Chicago Hit the Mark.
Paul H. Wiodol, tho ablo and cour
toous chiof clerk of tho board of as
sosors, Is ono of tho most capable
and highly respected publlo officials in
Cook county. Ho is a llvo wire In the
causo of good publlo sorvlce.
Carl Appol, tho ownor of the Justly
famous North Sido Tumor Hall, and
restaurant, is a wldo awake citizen,
of whom Chicago ts proud.
The City Council wants to find out
tho high cost ot living. Profiteers may
find out also beforo the Aldormon get
through with them.