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SATURDAY, JULY 17, 1920.
THE ELKS' TRIUMPH.
I.nst week wilt iuihh Into history us
the greatest Chicago over suw In the
way of ii great crowd, a big narudo
and a myriad of visitors.
The Elks parade was the most
wonderful ever seen and the crowd
which witnessed It numbered over a
Too much credit cannot bo given to
the managers of the preparations for
Exnlted Ituler V. J. Slnok of Chi
cago lodge deserves much praise.
Dr. Robert A. Smith, general chair
man of all of the arrangements made
a success of everything he undertook.
Arthur W. Johnson, who hud charge
of the building nnil street decorations
covered himself and tho city with
glory. Chicago never looked so well
since it camo into being.
Harry A. Heals, the chairman of
the committee on lloats certainly did
well. Tho floats word a wonderful
feature of tho parade.
Charles H. Willey, chairman of tho
commlttco on athletics deserves great
credit for the unoqunlleil and enter
taining athletic piogram.
To enumernto overyono who aided
In making tho week of July 3 to 10
the greatest Chicago over saw would
I3ut wo cannot allow tho opportuni
ty to go by without congratulating
Chief of Pollco John J. Canity on
the ability with which tho crowds
were handled. We do this hocauso
somo have been prone to crltlcUo.
When it Is remembered that the
crowd was unprecedented In size;
that no one looked for such nn out
pouring of. people and that not one
accident or fatality occurred, Colonel
Oarrlty and his men cannot bo praised
AUTOS KILL 261 IN 6 MONTHS;
113 CHILDREN DIE.
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WILLIAM 0. KIETH.
Popular Commissioner of Gas & Electricity.
County Commissioner Albert Nowak
has in ado a splendid public record
since his election to tho county board,
Ho is always looking after tho inter
ests of tho pcoplo as his votes provo.
His constituents arc proud ot him and
well satisfied with his record.
Charles R. Corbett, tho popular
cashlor of tho Century Trust & Sav
ings Bank is n public spirited citizen
who Is always boosting Chicago and
helping to advanco the prosperity of
Frank Johnston, Jr., tho popular
Circuit Judgo, is respected by all
classes Irrespective ot party.
Qeorgo L. Scheln, tho woll known
lawyer, who numbers his friends by
tho thousand, would make a flno Judge.
Mr. Schein has no ambition in this di
rection, It is said, but his ability, fair
ness and legal experience well fit him
for Judicial honors.
Francis J. Houlihan, ablo and popu
lar attorney, with ofllccs In tho Con
tinental & Commercial Dank building,
Is oftdn montioned for Judge.
ortnsiders nro proud of tho Cam
el l'nlaco Garden. Its beauty is well
worth seeing and its talented enter
tainers get rounds of well deserved
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S. I, SHANE.
President of the Western Wrecking & Lumber Co. Who Would Make
a Good Governor.
Paul II. WIcdol, tho able and cour
teous chief clerk of tho board of as
sesors, is ono ot tho most capable
and highly respected publlo officials in
Cook county. Ho is a llvo wlro in the
causo of good public service
Two hundred and sixty-one men,
women and children of Chicago havi
mot death in automobile accldontc
Plnce Dec. 1, 1910, according to re
ports totaled by tho coroner's offlce.
Tho number exceeds that of any year
prior to 1910. In 1019 thero were 120
As tho result of tho investigation
of coroner's Juries Into theso deaths
ten drivers havo been hold to tho
urand Jury on charges of manslaugh
ter, ono for muider. and six as accos-f-orlcs.
Four unidentified driver",
who fletl after killing persons, wero
ordered apprehended on charges of
manslaughter and ono on a churgo of
The number of children killed was
11!. By tho deaths nf adults, fifty-two
children and forty-one widows -ro
Mt dependent upon charity
Of the total number of accident
1.15 woro those In which but one urn
Two porsons wore asphyxiated by
j,as from the engine while working in
Charlos Krutckotx Is ono ot the
most popular membors of the Board
ot Assoasors. He always looks after
the people ' interests.
Dixon C. Williams, tho well known
manufacturer, dosArvoa well at the
hands 9?. Vi? Domocr.itlo party. Ma
a tviifn leader. -
Domlnick Marublo is a leader in
tho teaming and transfer business ot
Chicago. Ho lias built up his big
business by strict attention to the
needs and wishes of his many patrons.
Calvin F. Craig, the able president
of the Mechanics & Traders State
Bank, deserves great credit for the
well deserved popularity of that bit
West Side Institution.
Colonel August W. Miller Is often
mentioned for state treasurer,
Emmott Whoalan is making a splen
did record as a member of tho County
nnani nf r.nmmtgstoners. He is a
veteran Chicago printer who standi
high with everybody in the trade and
as a public official is winning friends
Andrew J. Ryan Is one of tho ablest
and most highly rospected lawyers
Mayor Thompson was the father oi
municipal playgrounds Ho intro
duced and secured the passage of the
first ordinance creating ono while ha
was an aldormnn,
Adam Ortselfen, one ot the best ot
Chicago's City Treasurers, would
make a good Stato Treasurer.
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O ARTHUR W. JOHNSON.
Of the Leading and Popular Real Estate Firm of H. H. Wetten & Co.,
Whose Work as Chairman of the Committee on Building Decorations for
the Elks Week Won Universal Admiration and Applause.
Dr. Hibben on Modern Manners
Dr. John drier Hibben, president
of I'lliiietnn university, Is nelthei
bilious nor choleric. Ordinarily lie I;
pleasant, iiptmlstlc ntthcr than penl
inlHtlv, and temperate of speech. Hut
he certainly delivered a seathliiji
baccalaureate sermon nt commence
ment the other day on the modem
ilrus, dances, music and manners.
Moreover, hu sticks to what lie said
and even amplllles it. He says,
among other things:
"Our problem In Amerlcn, la n
mornl problem. All our troubles
4-ouiu down to ii loosening of tho
moral fiber of the nation. That is
the reason for the general unrest. It
Is the causo of strikes and the work
man's failure to glvu full woik for
full pay. It Is what makes the profit
eers. It It what mnkes bolshevlsts.
And nt the bottom of It nil Is the loss
of reverence for womanhood. When
Hint L'oes everything else gees with It.
Something Is gone from men that nothing can replace.
"V need a geneinl moral tightening up and when we get that wo will
return to the conditions of ten years ago."
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I Let Us Hope He's No Misnomer
Oeorgu ii. Christian, Jr., Is tho name
of a man who Is likely to be quite liuy
until election day and pooslhly there
after. Anyway, he's Senntor Hard
ing's secretary. No longer does the
"Sir. Harding" door In the senate office
building respond to the friendly knock,
Fays a writer In the New York Times.
Down the hall the human flle4 gath
ered about the open door of nu ante
rior room suggi'xt possible entry.
A young man comes forward
with hand outxtrctched. If a single
word Is cliooen to describe him It will
be neighborly. "My name Is Chris
tian," he says, "what can I do for
you?" You rerugiiUo the senator's
secretary, lesser ego of our chief Re
publican. Like master like man. Practical
ly he Is the small pea shelled out of
the end of the same pod ; as devoid
of angles or guile as u buckeye, as
pleasant as a lozenge, Intelligent.
nlert, receptive; and as poNed as the center of population of United States.
Out of the heavy nnil surging waters rises u restful gray head topping
broad and comfortable shoulders. A word here, a nod there, u smile across,
and then n heaity call, "Now, ChrNtlan, you 'tend to all these folks hero anil
I'll go Inside."
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New Head of General Federation
Mrs. TIioiuiih U. Winter of Min
neapolis, Minn,, Is the new president
of the Oeiural Federation of Women's
Clubs, elected at the recent biennial
convention at Des Mollies, Iowa, Alice
Ames Winter was born In ISO.") at Al
bany, N. Y the daughter of Rev.
Charles fl and Julia Frances (Raker)
Ames. She was graduated from Wei
lesley college In 188(1 and received an
A. M. degree In 18SU. In IS!).! she was
married to Thomas O. Winter. She Is
the author of "The Prize to the
Hardy" (llto:.) and "Jewel-Weed"
(1H07). Mrs. Winter lias long been
prominent In the general federation.
She succeeds Mrs. Jusluli Evans
t'owlcw of I.os Angeles,
The general federation hns u
memherxhlii of about a,noo,000 feder
ated club women, with state federa
tions In each of the several states.
It maintains a Washington hendquur
ters. It has eleven divisions of work,
and I Inchaige of the loadslde planting operations of the Lincoln highway.
The other olllcers elected are: First vice president, Mrs. William Jen
nings. Florida: second vice president. Mr J. It. Scherinerhorn, Nirw Jersey ;
iccordlng secretary, Mis. Ailam Weiss, Colorado; treasurer, Mrs. 11. H. Clark,
Iowa; auditor, Mrs. II. A. Otillil, Arizona.
Mrs. Crosby on Women in Politics
, Mrs. John Sherwln Crosby, who
has been called the "Mother of New
York Women Democrats," was a dele
gate to the San Francisco convention.
She Is emphatic In- expressing her be
lief that the millions of American
women whose political status is
changed by federal amendment to citi
zenship are going to become a power
for good In file nation.
"All American women" she says,
"nro sufferers from the profiteers. Wu
must tight them and 1 am sure we
have Ingenuity enough to devise, a
way to defeat them and, In other
wii)s, to bring down the cost of living.
"The worst prollteer of all Is the
profiteer In houses and land. The In
crement of land, the rental value,
must be taken for public revenue or
the people will stagger under their
taxes till they drop."
Mis. Crosby declares that "with
the change In the political status of
women next fall" thero will come, howev
cr, no violent change m governmental
Claxton on School Conditions
exception of Kiiiimis una Mnssicliufa'tta
.More than .'IOO.wki children In the
United States were deprived of school
ing during the last eur because of
the shortage of tcncliii-s, the national
citizen' conference ,.,u,.tim was
Informed by United .states Commis
sioner of IMucallon p. p, ciuxton, at
the recent conference In Washington.
American elementary schools aro
facing a net loss of ht),(HK) teachers
next year, Commissioner Claxton said.
There will he llO.dtm vacancies and
only KO.IXK) gradiiatis of teacher train
lug Institutes to flu them.
"The new conditions require that
the schools shall he more efficient and
more effective than they have been In
the past," Doctor Claxton asserted.
"We aro faced with the danger Hint
they may not be as effective In the
past. There seems little chance of
Practically all tho ioii.'ntpi ttnn.
(led to it critical condition, with tho
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