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Bnr ai Saeond Claaa Matter Or.tohr 11, 18M, at tha Pott Office of Publication,
OfflM at Chicago, Illinois, unaer Act of March 3. 1871. 17? W. Wathlngton St., Chicago, III.
INDEPENDENT IN ALL THINGS, NEUTRAL IN NONE.
Entered at Second Claaa M titter October 11, IMt, at Mm
Office at Chicago, Illinois, under Act ef Marwti , .
TIItRTY-FIKST YEAH, NO. 48.
J2 Per Year In Advance.
CHICAGO SATURDAY, AUGUST 28, 1020.
SI Mi 1,1". COIY
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The Attorney General for the State of
Illinois Starts a Battle for Lower
Result Means Much to Suburban Residents as
Well as to the Traveling Public
Attornoy General Edward J. Brim
lingo hns begun n bnttlo In .tlio federal
court for tlio restoration to tlio peo
ple on Soptombor 1 of the 2-cont
passenger rnto on tlio railroads in
Sovcral of tlio railroads on August
17 obtained In tlio federal court an
order restraining tlio stato from put
ting tlio 2-cont faro into effect and
nrgumentB on n motion to mako tlio
order permanent will bo henrd by
Judges linker, Carpenter and English.
Tlio attorney general Is represented
in tho battlo by two of his ablest
assistants, Matthew Mills and Gcorgo
A hard legal strugglo is oxpectod
and no innttor what tho decision ot
tho thrco judges mny bo it is regard
ed as certain that tho caso will bo
carried to, tho supremo court of the
United States for final adjudication.
Attorney General Drundago sold
that It Is his intention to fight thn
cuso to tho last ditch. A letter which
ho rocontly addressed to commercial
cluli!) and civic organization' lrr"n'
largo number of cities In tho stnto
explains his position In tho matter
In that lettor ha recalls how ho
was nblo to forestall n plan ot tlio
railroads to lucrcaso suburban pus
' sensor rates and to put Into effect
restrictions respecting tho uho ot com
Continuing, tho attorney general's
"Undor tho terms of tho federal
transportation act returning tho rail
roads to their owners, pnssonger
rates cun not bo reduced by state
authority until on of nrtor Soptombor
1, 1020. A numbor of railroads, an
August 17, 1920, filed bills In equity
to rostrntn tho governor, tho attor
noy goncral ot Illinois and others from
enforcing tho 2-cont pnaBongor law
from und nftor Soptombor 1, 1020, and
from Interfering with tho continuance
in effect of tho 3-cont furo now bolng
charged undor fedoral authority.
"Thoso cases will bo vigorously
fought on tho ground that It will
again become oporatlvo on Soptombor
1, 1020, ns I will contest thu attempt
of tho railroads, through proceedings
now ponding boforo tho Intorstuto
commorco commission, to seok an In
crease to 3,0 cents per mllo In intra
state Borvlco as will soon bo tho caso
in interstate rates.
"Somo of tho carrlors had planned
tn increase BUburbnn rates in dis
tricts adjacent to Chlcngo 20 por cont
on or boforo August 20, 1920, but I
obtnlned n promlBo from thorn, in
default of which Injunction proceed
ings would havo been instituted, that
this nction will not bo nttompted un
less n decision ot tho Intorstato com
morco commission or tlio fedoral
courts authorlzo such action.
"I am taking tho position that at
tempts without warrant of law are
bolng mado by tho fedoral govern
ment to Invndo tho province of tho
stnto govornmont with roforenco to
, intrastato fares, nnd I will ondonvor
to prevent such action of tho rail
roads unless othorwlso ordered by
a court of lust resort."
Tlio attornoy general requests tho
commercial clubs and civic organiza
tions to communicate with tho inter
stnto commorco commission, protest
ing: "1. Against tlio continuing In effect
by tho railroads nftor Soptombor 1,
1920, of tho 3-cont a mllo pnBsongor
faro, and demanding that tlio 2-cont
pnsBongor fnro law bo respected; and
"2. Against tho nttompt on thn
part of tho railroads to increnso tho
present 3-cont n mllo passenger faro
to 3.C cents n mllo."
Scoros of Chicago suburbanites
havo compiled with Attornoy Genornl
Lirgtst Wetklr Circulation Among
People of Influmce and Standing
Hrundngo's request in filing tho pro
tests. "Thcso people," Bald Mr. Brundago,
"havo built their homos In tho coun
try adjuccnt to Chlcngo, expecting
that they would bo nblo to rldo to
nnd from Chlcngo dully at a reason
ablo rato of faro.
"Many of them will not be nblo to
pay tho Increased faro every day, nnd
tho result will bo thnt thoy will Hock
back to tho city, creating n grcuter do
mnud for npnrtmcutH und Hats mid
again sending up rents, which are
now soaring to n point which, In many
cases, Is far nbovo what our citizens
who do not own their own property
RE-ELECT A. W.
MILLER CLERK OF
Colonol August W. Miller hns mnde
a splondld record as Clerk of tho
Circuit Court and ho deserves re
election. Colonel Miller Is a cuudldnto for
rcnominntlou at tho lunula ot his fel
low Republicans, and nil lovers ot
good govornmont nnd people who bo
llovo In rewarding faithful public
ocrvlco should veto for him.
OAK PARK POSTAL
Residents of Oak Park havo reason
to complain of their postal service
It could not bo worso. Whllo condi
tions In other post olllccs hnvo im
proved, Oak Park becomes moro In
clllclont ovory day. Mull deposited In
thu Chicago post olllco on Thursday
Is delivered In Onk l'nrk on tho fol
Second class mnttor recclvos hnrdly
any attention until tho lit seizes somo
ono In tho Oak l'ark post olllco to at
tend to It. That Is, bocoiuI class mnt
tor Including magazines nnd news
papers from other cities In tho
country. Tho local Ouk Park pub
lications tiro delivered promptly
enough, showing what tho Oak l'nrk
post olllco could do with other sec
ond class mall It it wanted to. Tho
Chlcugo Euglo mnllcd on Thursday
seldom reaches Oak Park subscribers
boforo Wednesday of tlio following
week. Tho Onk Park post olllco la
such a joko that rcsldonts leaving tho
vlllngo nro advised to roturn In por
boh to attend to manors that could
bo uttonded to by mall In order to savo
.delays. Most Oak Purkors uso tho
tolegraph Instead of tho mnlls whon
out of town nnd ndvlso their corre
spondents to do tlio snmc.
Tho Republican majority in Onk
Park hns boon in tho neighborhood of
0,000. Tho poor postnl sorvlco wrong
fully blnnied on tho Democratic party
will Incrcnso It to 10,000 this year.
A chungo Is necessary.
THAT MUCH NEEDED
LAKE FRONT AUTO
Aldorninn U. I. Schwartz suys:
"When tho City Council moots I
will introduco tin ordinance providing
for garages to bo built In Grunt pnrk
Just us soon as council reconvenes.
That will start tho bull rolling und
wo will seo whut cun bo dono. I
bellovo tho majority of aldormon will
luvor Biich a plan. At least, It will
bring about n discussion of tho
selioiuo und suggestions of othor
methods and places of parking nuto
mobiles, "Thoro is ono outstanding fact wq
nro facing that Is, wo must provldo
somo plnco for caring for tho bun-
dreds of cars that dally como into tho
lcop district. Tho proposed ordi
nance will provent nil cars from
stopping or parking any length of
"Thoro must bo places provided
whoro they may bo parked. Grant
park offers tho best solution of tho
problem so far suggested, but it will
only euro for u portion of tho cars.
Other placos must bo provided. Tho
construction of special buildings for
gnrugo purposes Is hlndored consid
erably by tho llro laws rogulutlng
building construction within tho loop.
"I hnvo consulted sovernl prominent
onglneorH regarding tho Grant park
plan. Whllo nono ot thorn havo gono
Into tho plan dooply, thoy aBsuro mo
that It is feasible and that It appears
to bo tho onslest solution ot ridding
tho downtown district of a nulsnnco
which requires ininiedlnto attention.
Gnrngos, according to plans suggest
ed, cun bo built in n reasonably short
thno and tho cost will not bo pro
hibitive" Chief Moonoy of tho city detective
bureau, Is one of the ablest pollco
officials in the United States.
REJECTED 8V CITY
A check for $438,911 18 offered tho
city by tho Chlcngo Telophono Com
pany wns spumed by City Comp
tioller Georgo F. llnrdlng, Jr., under
ndvlco of the city lnw department.
Tho city's Inwycra counseled re
fusnl of the monoy rnthor thnn con
ilono tlio tolephono r.Uo increase re
cently granted by tho stato public
Acceptance of tho money, which
would hnvo gono Into tho city's nearly
bunkrupt corpornto fund would hnvo
meant, In tho opinion of tho city lnw
department, a recognition of tho le
gality of tlio stato commission's ac
tion by which tho city claims $6,000,
000 a year in excess of ordlnnnco
rates Is now bolng collected by tho
THOMAS M. SULLIVAN
His Peerless Record As Sanitary
Trustee Entitles Him to
Ono of tho best men to hold tho
position of Snnltnry Trusteo wns
Thomas M. Sullivan. His record as n
member of tho board was nbovo re
pronch. Ho is honest, nblo nnd nggrcs-slvo.
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HARRY H. MERRICK,
President of the Great Lakes Trust Company.
VOTE FOR GEORGE
For Trustee of the Sanitary Dis
trict of Chicage.
floorgo W. Paullln hns mndo a mng-'
nlllcont record as Trusteo of tho Sani
tary District ot Chicago, lie bus boon
honostly nggrcsslvo ns n niombor of
tho Snnitury Hoard In fighting for tho
peoplos' rights. Ho Bhould bo ro
nominated and ro-olected.
Tho many friends of Assistnnt
County TreuBiiror Jacob Lindliolmor
nro pleased to know that his health
la restored and that ho Is again at
UPH AM FOR LIGHT
National Republican Treasurer Believes
in Making Public the National Cam
paign Budget of the Party
Says That the Total Expenditures Will Be Small
in Comparison with What Opponents
Trod W. Uphnm, treasurer of the
Republican national committee, an
nounced thnt he would urge his col
league's to muko public the complete
national Republican campaign budget.
"I will urgo this," sntd Mr. Uphnm,
"becnuso our nctunl expenditures for
the cnmpnlgn will bo small In com
parison with what tho Democrats
charge wo' will rulso and spend.
"To date less than $1,000,0 bus
Mr. Upliam added that tho quota
of $700,000 fixed for tho Chlcn dis
trict wus tho hlgh-vnter llgui.- nnd
that It Included not only tho n itlonnl
but the stato campaign,
To Be Voted on at Primary Elec
tion September 15,
Republican Milton I Lovlnson,
912 South Marshlleld nvonuo; Ueorgo
Van Lent, 1 138 West Jackson boule
vard. Democratic John M. Powell. 1729
West Mudlson street; Rnndull K
Marshall, 219 South Wood street;
Harry C. Van Norman, 112 South
Hoy tie avenue; Thomas A. Cant well.
219 South Lincoln street; Francis A
Hurley, 22311 Warren nvonuo.
Socialist Robert C. Donsmore, 212
South Hoyne nvonuo, Chicago.
Republican Robert W. Schulze,
5114 South Western avenue; Charles
J Vyzrul, 521U South Robey street;
John K. Pierce, I0SO South Wells
Democratic Al I-'. Gorman, 3 130
South Morgan street; Frank McDor
mutt, 1532 West Garfield boulevard;
Thomas F. Gordmnn, 02(i West ISth
Socialist John F. Krause, 1933
South Komensky avenue.
Republican (to 1111 vacancy)
James F. MucMurrny, 1932 I-iko Purl:
ntoniio; Riiljih W. Cornice, 92S Fast
KUh street; D. Logan Loughborough,
1152 F. C2d street.
Democratic- Hurry N. Strouss, 5127
Republican James J. Harbour, 1108
Juuowuy torrnco; Mursliall V. Kear
ney, 232S Seminary avenue.
Democratic Georgo Mcllule. 2010
Osgood street: Wllllum H. l'ontow,
1922 Siiummerdulo uveniie.
Socialist Victor Charles Koohler,
1S12 Hyron street.
Republican Mux J. Schmidt. 2720
Indiana avenue; Sheath tck II. Turner,
21 Fust 2Slh street; Jnnies T. llrow
Ington, Jr.. 322 Kills nvenuc; Wllllum
M. Iliinkninn, 3119 Indiana nvonuo;
llonjumln 11. Lucas, 2330 South
Dearborn street; Robert W. Lacoy, GO
Fust 2Sth street; Walter I.unoy. 29CC
Democratic John Giillln. 2020 In
Socialist Jesse Squire, 201 Fnst
Republican Roger J. Muicy. 1952
West Congress street; Charles Muss
men, 20U West 13th street: Francis
M. Tulto, 327 South Ashlnnd boulo
vurd; Potor S. Krump, 17ml Wash
burno nvonuo; William II. WUchmun,
173" West Monroe stieet.
Democratic Frank Ran. 2139
West 13th street: Samuel F. Welna-
henkor, 1107 South Ashlund boulo
vnrd;Tiin Tlerney, 2t)09 Ogtlen uve
nuo; Wlllluni T. Kelly, 2001 .Mouroo
stroot; JninoB McDormott, 1035 South
Seoloy uvenuo; Charles F. Sncor. 1903
Wurren uvenuo; John S. Foley, 2010
West Adams street.
Socialist Hurry F. Aldrlch. 1159
Republican - - Wurren M. Douglns,
520 Fuht 30th stroot; Atlolbert II.
RobortH, 3105 Cnluinet nvenue; Wil
liam O. Anderson. 3331 Veinon nvo
nuo; Morris Lowis, 3G33 Forest nvo
nuo; Jnnies G, Cotter. 3312 Culumot
nvonuo; John T. Kpny. 141 Fast 35th
street; Jnnies llulc Porter. 3302
Rbodos nvonuo: James Arthur Davis,
372S Prnliio incline; Albert Goodman,
2531 Woiitworth avenue.
Doniocrntle Georgo Garry Noonnn,
530 West 31 st stieet; John P. Wulsh,
C30 West 31st stroot.
Soeinllst Georgo F. Moody, 3025
Republican Fmil O. Kownlskl, 50
West llth street; Arthur J. Rutslinw,
823 West 19th place; William C.
Smith, 5201 South Dearborn street.
Democratic James P. Iloyle. 5 1 IS
South Union nvenue; George C. Hil
ton, 5110 South Winchester nwnuo:
Henry L. Fhellug. 5001 South Ashland
nvonuo; James M. Shauglinespy, 5128
South lllshop street; Thomas J.
O'Grndy, S35 West 51th place. .losoph
J. Moronoy, 1710 South Throop street;
Mlchuol J. O'Connor, C55 West 13d
street; Frank V. Zlntnlc, 1311 Archer
Soeinllst Joseph A. Ambroz, 0007
South Western avenue.
Republican Sidney Lyon, 5250
South Michigan avenue; Charles W.
llnldwln, G35S Fvniifl uvenuo; Georgo
F. Fitzgerald, 5039 Harper avenuo;
John .lames Mann, 0238 Fvnns ave
nuo ; Robert C. Hnrtly, -1G0S, South
Mlchlgun avenue; Joseph Fdwurd
Hangs, 001S Klmburk avenue.
Democratic Michael L. Igoe, 5131
Cornell nvenue ; Churles M. Hunly, 310
Fust 53th place, John F. lleuly, 0120
Rhodes uvenuo: Andrew F. Coleman,
1510 Hast 55th street.
.Socialist Abe Hnsnfln, C03 Fnst 43d
Republican Fmll A. W. Johnson,
2131 Potwyuu plnco; Ralph F. Church,
017 Iluven street, Kvunston; Georgo
Seebuchor, 1222 Montana Htreot.
Doniocrntle Robert F. Wilson. 1025
Grcenviow avenue; .Tunics 11. Fraw.
ley, 113S Addison street.
Socialist Lews W. Hardy. 10 II
(Continued on page 3.)
Alleged Frauds and Dead-Beats
Said to Be Looting Chicago
Under the Guise of Having a
It Is reported thnt Chlcngo Is ovor
run by fuko exploiters of nlleged
vacuum cleaners for household use
who nro not setting a good exuniplo
In establishing credit for themselves
A complaint comes from genuine
dculers lu genuine vacuum cleaners
Hint a gang of dead-beats and adven
turers are Injuilng the trado by op
erations which impair confidence,
hurt credit and retard good men in
It is said that "real estate" and
"tailors'" records show Hint some of
these "cleaners" mado somo reluctant
uppenrnnccH lu tho United States
bankruptcy court nnd othor courts
where neglect to pay debts makes
recorda not to be proud of.
To show the wonderful llnnuclal
standing of somo of these vacuum
people It Is said that ono crowd, when
atked for references as to being good
payors, could only romouibor estab
lishing ci edit with two dally new spa
pors who took tholr calls for help
seriously when they were paid for;
ulft) a dealer In valises, etc., who
fitted thorn out with somo very nec
essary articles and a couplo of deal
ers in stntlonoiy who. strange to say.
rccolved payment or tho gang would
hnvo run out of letterheads. They
hud no othor references in tho trade
lino. Where do they get their
SONS BANK AND
One of the oldest banks In Chlcngo
Is the Greciibauin Sons Hank ami
Trust Company, located at 9 South La
Salle Street. It ha- resources of i;r
tweni Uve million dollars and standi
for str until and reliability
Largest Weekly Circulation Among
People of Influence and Standing