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SATURDAY, MAY 15, 1920.
THE FAIR BUYS
PROPERTY TO EX
TENDONMONROEST. Tho Fnlr 1ms closed tlio purehnso
from tho American Express Company
of tho American Kxpross Building at
23 to 29 West Monroe St., north
front, 90x100, for $1,100,000 anil will
replace the present structuro with u
sixteen-story mcrcnntllo building to
cost $2,500,000 after plans by Archi
tects Mundlo & Jensen. Upon com
pletion tliu Fair will occupy this as
n part of Its great mercantile em
porium, -which now comprises tho
sixteen-story building occupying tho
south hnlf of tho block between State
and Dearborn, fronting south in Ad
ams and north In .Monroe. This gives
tho Fair title either by ownership nnd
feu slmplo or by loaso to four-fifths of
tho block In which It Is located. Tho
Hoard of Review valued tho property
at $1,015,2:!!;, of which S135.000 Is in
tho building. At tho rato paid tho
front foot valuo of tho property Is
$15,51)5; tho squaro foot valuo, $818.71.
E. J. Lohmunn, president of the Fair,
satcs that It Is tho Intention to be
gin construction of the building No
vember 1 If possible In order to com
plete It in tho shortest possible time.
The salo of tho land was negotiated
by H. Georgo Miller.
Northsldors nro proud of tho Cam
el Palace Garden. Its beauty Is well
worth seeing and its talented enter
tainers got rounds of wull dosorved
Alderman Walter P. Steffon of the
Twenty-third ward, is making a good
record in tho City Council. He is one
of tho coming men cf Chicago and the
people are pleased with htm.
Tho Oscar Dols Plnno School, Ac
credited, Klementnry to Teacher's Cer
tificate and Graduato courses. For
bulletin of Information, apply Oscar
Dels Piano School, 218 South Wabash
avenue, Chicago, 111.
"As an Educational subject, Music
Is essential, and every boy and girl
should havo tho opportunity to en
noblo nnd refresh his montal nnd
spiritual self, sensitizing a keen ap
preciation of tho beautiful through
tho beautiful." Aih
Charles Krutckort Is one ot the
most popular members of the Board
ot Assessors. Ho always looks after
the people 's interests.
Dixon C. Williams, the woll known
manufacturer, deserves woll at ths
hands of the Democratic party. Re M
a porn leador.
C. A. Ulckott, tho well known and
highly respected president of the
Dlckett Coal and Coko Company, al
though still a young man, has lod a
vory active Hfo nnd has been a po
tent figure In tho buslnosB' world for
many years. Whether as president
of the Chicago Bearing Metal Com
pany, the BIckett Coal and Coke
Company, or as a dlroctnr of tho Fort
Dearborn National Bank, he has won
the high regard of tho business public
Tho way to boost Chicago 13 to
spend your money in Chicago with
men who fpend their money for Chi
Clarence S. Plggott stands high at
the Bar and Is respected by the peo
ple. He will be a Judge somo day nnd
In the near future at that.
Colonel August W. Miller Is often
mentioned for state treasurer.
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JOHN J. MITCHELL,
k Well Known Banker and Capitalist.
JWfce M. I
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S F. Mosslnger baa done much for
Chicago in furnishing tho people with
a flno lot of first-class restaurants.
John T. Murray, tna well known and
popular lawyer, would make a good
Dixon C. Williams, one of tho flneet
3rators In the Democratic party U
growing in popularity. He weald
make an ideal member of congress if
fee wotrid consent to run for the office.
Jamos Agar of tho well known John
Agar Packing Company would make,
a splendid stnto treasurer of Illinois.
Ho Is a business man of high char
acter and a political lcador of force
The leadrng memoers ot every so
ciety and club In Chicago read The
John Poworc nas always served th
people well as alderman from the
Adam Ortbclfcn, onu of tho best ot
Chicago's City Treasurers, would
mako n good Stato Treasurer.
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Charles K. Ummach, president of
the woll known R. Williamson Com
pany, Is one of Chicago's progresses
citizens who Is always working hard
for the upbuilding of tho city, and
the adTanoemont of Its Interests. He
stands high with everybody who
Emtnctt Whealan is making a splen
did record as a member of the County
Board of Commissioners. He is a
veteran Chicago printer who stands
high with everybody in tho trade and
as a public official is winning friends
William 11. Wosbey is making a
good record ns city colloctor.' Tho
thousands of peoplo who do buslnoss
with his olllco all prnlsu tho up-to-date
methods Introduced by him and which
add to the popularity of Mayor
Tho North Sldo Turner Hall Res
taurant, located at 820 North Clark
stroet, Is fiist-class In every rospect.
Tho finest meals aro boing sorved
thoro day and night by the best cook
in Cook county, Mrs. Appol, and it Is
patronized by tho best peoplo In Chi
cago. Charles Krutckct always made
good public record.
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lie says that the SO per cent which suffers most Is at present unorganized.
What we need Is a union of that majority, a union of the middle class con
sumer, whether be be a consumer of food or transportation.
Our 600,000 School Teachers
Representative Scott Ferris of
Oklahoma, rend into the Congressional
Record ninny Intel e-dlng facts concern
ing our schools, pupils and teachers.
Ho said that America's scholnstlc pop
ulation Is 20,85:1,510; America's school
teachers number 000,000. The total
amount Invested In school property Is
$1,0S.,1,503,818. The total amount ex
pended annually for H"hool main
tenance Is $7.1(),07S,0S0. Tho average
amount expended per child per annum
for schooling Is ."?:itl.02. Tho National
Kducallon association asserts that
there are .18.000 schools closing on ac
count of Inability to secure teachers;
they further assert that there aro 0T,
000 Inefllclent teachers In the United
A recent report Issued by tho Na
tional ICducatlon association discloses
that of the 000,000 school teachers
engaged In teaching America's youth,
.100,000 of them have had no educa
tion beyond the eighth grade; 100,000 more of them had less than two years'
training beyond the elementary grades. Five million out of u total of twenty
million of the school children nro being taught by teachers who havo not men
proceeded beyond the eighth grade.
Tho average salary for tho 000,000 school teachers throughout the United
Stntes Is but $0S5 a jear.
Caillaux Punished by France
face showed deep sadness,
Tho question when M. Caillaux Is to be freed requires Intricate figuring,
The prisoner was In Jail for twenty-seven months and this time, added to tho
period he bus been In the 'hospital, according to his partisans, constitutes the
service of the full term of Imprisonment Imposed by tho senate.
Mrs. Georgo Maynard Moner of
Waterford, Conn., Is tho new presi
dent general of the Daughters of the
American Revolution. She wus elected
lit tho recent twenty-ninth continental
congress of the society at Washington.
At that congress tho "Fighting Daugh
ters" HumI up to their name, by In
dorsing uulveisal military training.
The D. A. It., us the society Is usu
ally called, was organized In 1b!K) and
was Incorporated by act of congress
In 1S1I0, reporting annually to that
body. It bus about 700 local chap
ters and chapters In ICugland, Canada,
tho Philippines and South Africa. Tho
membership exceeds -10,000. It has
built Continental Memorial hall In
Washington, its national headquarters.
The D. A R. has for Its purposes
the perpetuation of tho memory of
those who achieved American inde
pendence, the collection of relics of
early Aineilenn days and the erection
of monuments on historic sites. Membership Is restricted to those women
if whoso ancestors at least one aided In establishing American Independence.
New Senate Minority Leader
to Dciiiuu ii,. harmony aim win iutoi-iI with my Individual plans which will
not pciiuit me during the leinnluder of tho year, to undertake Mich continuous
hiTVIcu it the suiuito as 1 hai u had during the past twelvu mouths."
C'lmnnco.v M.' Dcpow lias been In
thf public eye fur half n century, lie
lias been railroad magnate, polltlcpl
leader nnd I'nlled Slate "cnator
iniiong oiliur things, and he H now
onu of the world's famous after-dinner
speakers. Hut his latest claim to
fame Is his proponl of the formation
of a "Middle Class Union." He will
not accede to tho requests made In
scores of letters that ho organize the
union, but his reason for declining Is
not doubt as to tho practicability or
effectlvenes of such an organisation.
He Is satisfied that It Is feasible.
"It Is a mighty big Job," he said the
other day In his ollk-e as clialruiau of
the New York Central, "and I'm not
going to tindcrtnko It on my eighty
sIMIi birthday, because I think It might
Impose hurdles on my efforts and am
bitions to reach a hundred which 1
couldn't Jump nnd I am not riding for
a fall I"
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Joseph Caillaux, former premier
of France, has been In tho world's cyo
for n long time. Is this the end of
him? Anyway, In tho Neullly hospital,
Caillaux listened to tho rending of tho
sentence of tho f-ei.nto which, sitting
as a high court of Justice, had con
victed him of "commerce nnd corre
spondence with tho enemy."
Thrco years' Imprisonment, 'flvo
years' forced residence In a town to
be selected by the minister of the
Interior, and ten years' loss of polit
ical rights, the hitter clause carry
ing with It Inability to votu or hold
olllco, was the sentence Imposed,
The document was read by u court
olllcer sent to tliu hospital for tho
purpose, after It had been promul
gated before llio senate by Leon Bour
geois, the presiding olllcer.
Tho prisoner made no comment
after the otllclal made known the
contents of the document, but his
General D. A. R.
Senator W. Underwood of Aln
bauia. Is tho jiow seimlo minority
leader. Ho was unopposed In tho
conference of senato Democrats, Sen
ator Hitchcock of Nebraska acting
leader slnco tho death of tho Into
Senator Martin of Virginia having
withdrawn from tho light.
.Mr. Hitchcock, however, Is rank
ing Democrat on tho foreign relations
committee, and will continue to lead
the democrats In all matters concern
ing foreign affairs, Including tho pond
ing peace resolution and further de
velopment with the treaty of Ver
sailles, Tho withdrawal of tho Nebraskn
senator broke tho deadlock which de
veloped at tho party conferenco Janu
"I now deslie to termlnato this
deadlock," wroto Senator Hitchcock,
"and thereby withdraw my iinnio
from tho contest. This will conduce
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HARRISON B. RILEY,
President of the Chicago Title and Trust Company.
Otto Rice, the popular secretary and
manager of the Quick Service Laun
dry Company, would make a splendid
West Park commissioner. He Is pub
lic spirited and popular, and has the
good wishes of his fellow citisens.
Robert M. Sweltzer is ono ot tho
fow ofllclals in public lifo without a
blemish on his official record.
County Recorder Joseph P. Haas
Is making a line public record. The
people are satisfied with his official
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HARRY M. LUELINER,
Of the Well Known Movie Theatre Firm of Lubllner & Trln.
P. G. Jacobson, of tho well known
Reliance DIo and Stamping Company,
is ono of Chicago's most successful
buslnoss men and public-spirited citi
zens. Oscar P. Mayer, as a busluoss man
and t citizen, dooB credit to Chicago.
He stands for progress and Is one of
the men who havo helped make tho
District Attorney Clyne Is making
a good record.
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WILLIAM H. LYMAN,
Popular Former State Senator and L ending. Contractor.
Dominlck Marublo is a loader In
tho teaming and transfer business ot
Chicago. Ho has built up his big
business by strict attention to tho
needs and wishes of his many patrons.
Edward A. Cudahy stands foremost
among tho men who have helped make
Chicago the great city she Is today.
Judge Prank Johnston Jr. Is mak
ing a good record on, the Clrcmft
Chicago needs n now postofflco
building and needs it badly right
Tho now building should ho located
in tho ccntor of tho great West Sldo
whoro car lines aro direct routes to
north nnd south, cast and west dis
tricts ot tho city.
Going Into hysterics about boosting
Chicago at tho oxponso of Chicago
peoplo in nowspapors In other cities
is raw stuff. A million dollars a yo.ar
for this kind of boosting would help