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yHIRTY-FIRST Y JCAIi, NO. 47.
12 Per Year In Advanca.
OHTCAGOv SATURDAY, AUGUST 21, 1920.
tokcwKw "WHOLE KUMBEK 1(509
Requests All Good Cook County Dem
ocrats to Stand Up for Party Reg
ularity at the Coming Primary
And Declares Himself for Michael L. Igoe
State's Attorney Because He Was
County Clerk Itobort M. Sweltzor
has declared himself openly for the
nomination of Michael L. Igoo for
mate's attorney, and calls upon his
friends to support him.
Swcttzcr hns nioro friends in the
democratic organization than any man
In it and the fact that boiuo of tho
leaders have Indorsed Hoyno does
not carry as much weight as It did.
Already It Is said tho democratic
organizations of 11 vo wards hnvo In
dorsed Igoo, and Igoo headquarters
havo been opened in tho 3rd, 5th, 7th,
13th and 35th wards. In, the last two
wards tho headquarters of thu regular
organization nro being used for tho
In declaring himself for Igoe, Mr.
"In tho contest for the democratic
nomination for tho oilier, of state's
nttornoy every consideration that ac
tuates a man in tho determination of
his political action demands that I
must stand for party regularity.
"Therefore, I will support tho can
didacy of Michael J,. Igoe. Mr. Igoo
Is nn ablo young lawyer of courageous
views on all matters appertaining to
tho people's Interests. Ho was tho
leader of his party In the houso of
representatives for two sessions of tho
legislature, and during that tltno ho
consolidated his party, thereby en
abling It to perform splendid servico
In behalf of tho stnto.
"My senso of pnrty regularity makes
it Impossible for me to consider the
candldncy of any man for any olllcn
if that man has botrayed his party."
"If wo believed everything that tho
democrats tell us, wo would consider
tho raco over and Igoo tho winner,"
said City Clerk .lamos T. Igoo, who is
managing tho campaign of his name
sake "Wo rcnllzo, howover, that
there Is hard work ahead of us and
will not let up In our work for an
Instant. Wo havo opened downtown
headquarters at 105 North Clark street,
socond floor, and will open as many
ward headquarters as possible. Tho
campaign work will bo Inrgoly of a
volunteer character, as wo havo to de
pond on exponso for voluntary con
tributions. Wo aro getting good re
ports from tho precinct workers, and
oxpoct to havo most of them with
Igoo boforo tho campaign Is over.
Othor than Hoyno wo stand for tho
tlomncratin organization ticket from
top to bottom,"
VOTE FOR STEFFEN
Walter P. Stoffon, who has mado
ono of tho best nldormen Chicago over
had, Is a candidato for judgo of tho
Ho should bo nominated and elected.
CITY WARDS WILL NOT
Tho Fall election will bo held on
tho old ward lines.
Aid. A. J. Cermak mudo tho an
iiouncomont. Ho oxplalncd that tho
eloction commissioners will need at
least forty-five days in which to pre
pare to hold tho Oct. 2 registration
undor the now ward linos.
"Even if wo passed tho proposed re
disricting ordinance nt tho special
mooting called for Aug. 24, tho com
missioners would not havo tltno to
prepare for the registration," said Aid.
Opponents of tho districting
schom'o, howover, say that tho task of
lining up enough aldermen bohlnd
tho lines fixed by tho committee has
Largest Weiklj Circulation Among
People of Influince and Standing
boon too much for tho nldcrmnnlc
coterie which has had chargo of tho
"HIuo prints of tho proposed lines
nro now being handed out to Thomp
son ward committeemen," said ono
Democratic uldcrmnn. "If thoy ngrco
to 11 wo might got tho plan through
tho council. Dut why should n Demo
cratic council pass a redisricting plan
to suit Mnyor Thompson and Fred
Aid. Cermak has called a special
meeting of tho elections commlttco for
next Thursday to decide whothor fur
ther conferences shall bo held In nn
effort to ngrco finally on now lines or
whethor tho whoto plan shall be
thrown ovcrbonrd for tho present.
A RAISE IN PAY
Tho city council should croato two
dotcctlvo lieutenancies in order that
Lieut. Michael Hughes of tho dotcc
tlvo bureau nnd Sergt. John Norton of
tho homicide sqund may bo rowarded
for oxcollent work performed by thorn.
Aid. Joseph Kostnor will urgo tho
mombers of tho council to amend tho
pollco ordlnnnce, making tho promo
tion of the men possible. Tho pro
posal has tho approval of Chief of
Pollco John J. dorrlty nnd Aid. Walter
Stoffon, chairman of tho pollco com
mlttco. Should tho amendment carry,
tho pay of Lieut. Hughes would bo
lncrcnscd from $2,700 a year to $3,000
and that or Sorgt. Norton from $2,400
a year to $3,000.
SAYS RACE IS
Judgo David F. Matchott, harmony
republican cnndl'dnto for stato's nt
tornoy, In his speeches declared that
tho coutost lies botweon himself and
Judgo Picrunrd P. Ilnrnsa, Judgo
Itobort B. Crowe, tho Lundln can
didate, having been outdistanced.
Tho campaign that Judgo Unman Is
making for tho republican nomination
is attracting general attontlon, with re
pot ts at tho Matchott headquartors
that ho is cutting tho Crowo voto In
two. Uarasn headquarters havo been
opened In fifteen wards, according
to tho freo lanco candidato. "Wo aro
distributing GO.00O buttons and 50,000
ndvortlslng lithographs," said Judgo
Pornsa, "I speak nt an avorago of
six meotlngs a day, nnd will havo
sovoral big rallies boforo tho cam
paign Is ovor. I expect to got my
support from all factions and will
JOYCE WILL WIN
IN THE 29TH
Tho Republicans havo a Btrong can
dlduto In John T. Joyce, who will bo
nominated and elected to tho lower
houso of tho legislature In tho 20th
district. Ho Is an ablo nnd popular
young man who will reflect credit on
WILLIAM H. SCHMIDT
WEST PARK BOARD
Tho West Park nonrd reorganized
on Tuesday by electing Frank E. Gnrdi
nor, president of Gardnor-Darbndn
Chomlcul company, us presldont, to
succood Richard J. Powors, oustod by
Gov. Lowdon a fow wooks ago for
being too actively interested In tho
city hall machine.
Tho other now membor of tho board
and who was olectod treasurer Is Wil
liam H. Schmidt, vice-president of tho
Northwestern Trust nnd Savings bnnk,
tho Fullcrton-Southport Stato bank,
Second Northwestern Stnto bank and
tho Marshall Squaro Stato bank. Ho
Who Did Much
succeeds William Gnnschow, both as
a member and as treasurer. Tho other
mombers of tho board who sont In
their resignations at tho request of
tho governor havo been reappointed.
Thoy nro John I. nagdzlunas, William
F. Growor, Jons C. Hanson, I. Shapiro
nnd John F, Smulskl.
John U, Smyth, tho well known In
surance nian, with olllcos at 716 West
Madison streot, la ono ot tho rising
young mon of Chicago. Ho is popular,
able and onorgetlo and ts a booster
for everything thnt makes for the bet
tormont of this, his native city.
Calvin F. Craig, the able preslderK
of tho Mechanics & Traders State
Bank, dosenres great crodlt for the
well deBorvod popularity ot that big
West Side Institution.
Tho classified telephone- directory
Just distributed contains the names
and locations of 3.C00 saloons doing
business In Chicago,
And yet they say that boozo Is
Tho Chicago Dally News tin ac
knowledged authority on tho subject,
said tho other night:
Chicago Is threatened with a "liquor
Tho drought which tho unsophisti
cated expected last January when tho
prohibition amendment went Into
effect has suddenly arrived n little
late, perhaps, but none tho less fearful
In Its Import to tho "wet" portion of
Illegal whisky, which two weeks ago
was selling freely nt $105 n case, Is now
reported by saloon men to bo scarce
at $130. Many saloons havo been un
able to procure bonded liquor nt nil
and havo been compelled to fall back
on preparations consisting chiefly of
grain alcohol and coloring matter.
Tho drought shows signs of Increas
ing, rather than letting up, nnd tho
thirsty portion of tho population, to
gether with tho 2,000 illegal saloon
men who havo been supplying its
wnnts, is frightened.
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Lender and Popular Delegate to the National Convention,
Towards Nominating Gov. Cox for President.
Peter Hoffman, veteran coroner of
Chicago, told motorists and olllclnls
allillnted with tho Illinois Automobile
club how to cut motor accidents In
twain. A city ordlnnnco provontlng
pedestrians from crossing streets ex
cept nt Intersections, a campaign of
education of young people by instruc
tors nnd ot hoi's, and n policy on tho
part of parents keeping tholr children
from plnjlng In tho streets, will ac
complish this result, says Mr. Hoff
man. Ho also would mnko It com
pulsory for nil drivers to carry curds,
showing tholr history as drivers nnd
containing ovldonco that thoy had
Pesonal Liberty Advocates Circulate Slip
Showing That Thompson Candidate
Voted for Search and Seizure Act
Vote as State Senator Is Used Against Thompson
Choice for Attorney General with
Tho personnl liberty and wet ele
ment In Chicago politics is said to bo
red hot against tho nomination of
ltlchnrd J. Ilurr, tho Thompson can
didate for attorney general.
They aro circulating an extract from
tho olllclal Journal of tho Stato Senate
of May 1, 1910, to provo that Senator
Illchard J. Ilnrr voted for tho Search
nnd Solzuro law.
Hero It Is:
(ICxcorpt from Journal ot tho
Sonato, May 1, 1910.)
The Search and Seizure law.
Tho President of tho Somite an
nounced tho special oriler for this
hour to bo tho consideration of senate
Hill No. 130, n bill for "An Act to ro
strict tho manufacture, possession nnd
uso of Intoxicating liquor within pro
And tho quostlon being, "Slinll this
Jblll pass?" It was decided In tho
nfllrmatlvo by tho following voto:
Yeas, 20, nays, 11; nnsworlng piesont
but not voting, 1.
Tho following voted in tho nlllrm
ntlvo: Messrs. Atwood, Austin, Halloy,
BARR, Uuclt, Campbell, Carlson,
Cllffo, Cornwell, Curtis, Dunlap, Es
slngtnn, Hamilton Hewitt, Hull,
Jewell, KesBlngor, Lantz, Manny. Per-
vlcr, Sadler, Shaw, Spcnce. Swift,
Tiimbnugh, Wending, Wheeler, Wood,
Tho following voted in tho nega
tive: Messrs. llochm, Cannday, Dnliey,
Dcnvlr, Kttclson, Glnckln, Gorman,
Hughes, McNny, lloos, Sullivan.
Answering present but not voting:
Ordered Hint tho tltlo bo ns afore
said, and thnt thu Secretary Inform
the House of Representatives there
of and usk their concurrence in tho
passage of thu bill.
Senator Darr is a candidate for the
Republican nomination for Attorney
General. FOR MUNICIPAL JUDGE
Full List of Candidates Who
Filed Petitions for the Sep
tember IS Primary.
Tho full list of filings follows :
Judge Georgo I). Holmes, harmony.
Judgo Irwin R. Ilazen, free lance.
Judge Samuel H. Trude, Thompson.
Judge Sheridan U, Fry, hurmony.
Aid. Walter P. StetTvii. harmony.
Karl C. Hales, harmony.
William 1.. Morgan, Thompson.
John A. Hugee, Thompson.
Gabriel .1. Nonlen, harmony.
Aid. William R. Fetzer, Thompson.
Henry M Walker, Thompson.
Robert U. Guutzel, Thompson.
Asa G. Adams, Thompson,
l-aurenco II. Jacobs, Thompson.
Joseph W. Sehulniun, Thompson.
James A. Scott, Thompson.
Max Shulmun, harmony.
Thcodoro II. Wundorllch, hurmony.
Nlnlnn II. Woleh, harmony.
Kent Greene, hurmony.
August F. W. SIoIipI, harmony.
Richard Hill, Jr., freo lance.
Samuel C. Hamblen, freo Innco.
TO FIl.U VACANCY.
John It. Phllp, hurmony.
Theodore l Filler, Thompson,
Judgo D. W. Sullivan.
Judge I.eo J. Doyle.
Judge F. II. Graham.
Judgo I!. K. Jnrcckl.
ludgo Junius Dnnuhoo,
Kdmond U. Mulcuhy.
James S. Mclnerney.
Joseph A. Grabor.
William J. Lindsay.
Mnrk J. McXnmarn.
TO FIM, VACANCY.
A. A. Pantolls
Frank J. Tyrrell.
THOMAS M. SULLIVAN
His Peerless Record As Sanitary
Trustee Entitles Him to
Ono of tho host men to hold tho
position ot Sanitary Trustee was
Thomas M. Sullivan. His record us n
member of tho bouid wns abovo ro
proucli. He Is honest, able and uggres
slvo. ROBERT E. BURKE'S
Robert E. Hurko, whoso petition
signed by 2,000 democratic votors has
boon filed us a cnndldnto for United
States senator has announced his plat
form In an nddress to tho voters ot
Illinois. Ho says that:
Ho Is opposed to tho League ot Na
tions. Ho fnvors tho independence of Iro-
land nnd the sclf-dctcrtulnntlon of
ovcry small nation on earth,
Ho believes In Jailing tho profiteers
In order to reduco tho high cost ot
Ho Is n friend ot orgnnizod labor.
Although ii total abstainer himself,
ho Is ngalnst prohibition nnd wnnts
the lSth Amendment repealed. Ho be
lieves In personnl liberty.
Ho believes in increasing thosalnrics
of postal employes.
Ho believes In glvlm; ovcry soldier,
sailor and mnrlnu In the Into war n
Ho believes In tho freedom of tho
Ho points to thn fact that ho was
elected delegate at largo to tho Demo
cratic National Convention on nn nntl-
Wilson platform four yenru ngo. That
ho wns tho only delegnto In tho con
vention to voto against Wilson nnd
that ho Is proud ot that voto now more
GEORGE E. BRENNAN,
OPENS NATIONAL HEAD
QUARTERS FOR COX
Georgo K. Ilronnan, tho democratic
leader, hns solected heudquarters for
tho National Democratic Campaign
In tho middle West In tho Consumors
building. 220 S. Stato street.
Tho contract for tho entire eighth
floor of the building wits signed Tues
day by Georgo K. Drennnn, to whom
Georgo White, national chairman,
delegated authority to niuko arrange
ments. Mr. lliennan and Robert M. Swoltzer
both denied thnt thoro wns any founda
tion to u story thnt Mr. White was
contemplating withdrawal rrom tho
chairmanship hecauso of Illness. Mr.
Swoltzer declared the story hud boon
snatched from thin air and carried Just
us much weight.
"Mr. Wliito Is wrapped up In n lot
of work," said Mr. Ilrenunn. "Ho Is
mnklng things hum In New York and
tho work Is now nnd unfiimlllar to
111 in ; thnt Is tho reason why ho hns
not coiuo to Chicago ns wo expected
him to tho Inst fow days."
Members of the City Council
Want to License Small Pro
perty and Flat Owners.
Mombois of I ho elty council are
working for holshovlsm by trying to
nmko people who huvo saved u littlo
money nnd built lint buildings tnlto
out n llionso in addition to tho big
tax bunions tho nldi'iinen havo al
leady foiceil on thorn. Tlieso bugs
want a special session of the legisla
ture culled to glvo thorn powor to
muko property owners pay u license
"A spoclnl session would cost tho
stnto $2,000,0110," n!d Aid. Kunz 'It
would accomplish nothing. You can't
toll a landlord how much he can
charge It Is iho reduction of the
tuxes of big corporations which lias
cnused thee high units."
Colonel August W. Millor, clerk of
tho Circuit court, is popular with all
classes of the peoplo.
Sheilfi' Charles W. Peters Is mak
ing a nioht excellent rocord. No bean
tin! Iin (ittucliod to his ofllce. und
bench bur nnd tho public commend
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