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INDEPENDENT IN ALL THINGS, NEUTRAL IN NONE.
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12 Per vear In Advance.
CHICAGO, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 1920.
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WILL HELP CITY
Wideningof Three Great West SideStreets
Very Necessary for the Accommoda
tion of the Public
Ashland Avenue, Robey Street and Western Avenue,
Main Arteries of Trade and Traffic,
President Fnherty ot tho Hoard of
Local Improvements Iihh informed Al
dcrmmi Toinnn, cliulrinnn ot tho coun
cil committee on streets, Hint tax
payers and owners will bo required
to unncccHmirlly pay $50,0t3,000 tin
less tho city council enacts tho west
sldo Improvement ordinances without
Ho said many now buildings nro
under construction or planned for
Ashland avenue, Robey street and
Western nvontic, and that In widen
ing and oxtendlng these thorough
furos, as ordered last fall by tho vot
ers, tho city will luivo to pay heavy
damages to tho owners of structures,
unless now building lines nro now es
tablished. "Wostorn nvcnuo Is twenty-flvo
miles long," he ndedd. "Three-fourths
of tho property Is now vacant. Ash
land avenuo Is twenty miles long,
while Robey streot Is eighteen. Both
or iliorfu two aro iiu pur cent tuennt.
It is business to establish tho lines
and savo tho extra expense."
Two photographs showing tho need
for immediato action woro produced.
Ono shows n largo fnctory In Wost
orn nvcnuo nt Logan boulevard, which
is being built fifteen feet back from
tho sidewalk because tho now build
ing lino Is established in that section.
This represents a saving of over $100,
000 to tho city. Tho second was a
picture of tho Noel Stato Hank,
Hobcy streot, Milwaukee and North
nvonues. Tho city will tako ten feet
off this $300,000 structure at a cost to
tho taxpayers of nt least half tho cost
of tho building.
Aldormnn Toman called a special
mooting of his coinmlttoo for Thurs
day morning to consider tho proposi
tion. Ordinances for widening Clnrk
street north of Itldgo avontio and Po
torson avenuo also will bo considered.
It Is reported that tho Thompson
I.undlu forces nro considerably con
cerned over tho Democratic situation.
IN THE CITY HALL
What the City Officials and Men
of Affairs Are Doing for the
Knocking around tho mnlls betweon
tho city controller's olllco and tho
Chlcr.fio Tolophono Company is n per
fectly good check for ? 138,9 11. Tho
company doesn't wish It; tho city re
fuses to accept It. And tho city needs
tho money It can't pay Its bills. Hut
nt sight of tho check ChoHtor K.
(!lo eland, tho city's chlof lawyer in
public utility mutton, snyH In effect,
"Get theo behind mo, Satan."
Tho check, representing tho city's
bh'iro of tolophono receipts, mndo its
second city hall appearanco yester
day. It will bo returned.
"If wo accept it, it will bo taken ns
nn admission that wo sanction tho
company's rofusul to llvo up to Its
1907 contract with tho city on tolo
phono rates," declared Mr. Cleveland.
Tho South Wntor streot commis
sion mnrkot may remain in tho down
town district desplto tho boulovnrd
project which is to replace its prosont
location, President Michael J, Fnhorty
nt tho board of local improvements
bolloves. "Over a majority of tho pros-
LtrgMl Weeklr Circulation Among
People of Inflimue and Standing
Tho Democrats hnvo four Dig fights
on, and thousands of Democrats who
voted Ilopubllcan last April have been
worried lest they had lost thoir stand
ing as Domocrnts, says tho Dally
Nows. Under tho ruling of tho elec
tion comlsslon thoy can now go back
to tho Democratic primary; in fact
thoy will vlolato tho law If thoy do
Tho contests which hnvo aroused
tho Democratic Interest are for
United States senator, state's attor
ney, trustees ot tho Sanitary Dlstrclt
and stato senator In tho Fourth dis
trict. Tho contest between State's Attor
ney Mnclay Hoyno nnd Michael L.
Igoo for tho Democratic nomination
for stato's attorney Is growing In In
tensity and both sides will use all
their energies and Influence In round
ing up Democratic votes. Tho Igoo
forces plun to carry tholr light against
Hoyno into ovcry ward in tho city
and already aro clnimlng victory. Mr.
Igoo, in a statement to-day, snid that
ho wns not attacking Hoyno because,
of his alleged treachery when ho was
an Independent cnndlduto for mayor,
hut on other points.
Robert 13. Uurko, who Is lighting
Peter A. Waller, tho organization can
didate for United States sonator, has
many personal friends who aro aiding
In his campaign, and ho is expected to
receive tho votes of thousnnds of
Democrats who aro opposed to tho
Wilson administration and tho Longuo
of Nations. Intrko's stand against
prohibition is reported as making him
votes In tho wot wnrds.
lames F. Sullivan, chlofclorkof tho
election commission, announced that
lie Is sending Instructions to all judges
and clerks of election that tho Su
premo Court hns declared tho election
of April 13 last invalid, and that tho
in t property holders hnvo signed a
luititlun for crcntlon of a now street
between I.ako and South Wntor by
wldonlng Haddok court to sixty-six
feet," ho Htilil. "If thoy want tho
clmngo and aro willing to pay I can
not btcp them."
All city employes will bo paid In
checks, us nt present, and not In scrip,
as forecast by Chairman John A. Rich
ert of tho council llnunco committee,
Cllv Comptroller Harding said. "What
Aldormnn RIchort probably meant
was thut Bcrlp would havo to bo Is
sued November 1 if wo used our cash
foi paying morchnndlso accounts."
No trouble Is anticipated after Janu
ary 1, whou tho city may begin spend
ing ita 1021 revenues.
Ilrond powers given by tho citj;
council to n commission which Is to
havo supervision of raising a fund tor
tho widows and children ot policemen
and Dromon killed while on duty.
Tho resolution Introduced by Aid
Commit glvos Mayor Thompson power
to iinino tho commission on which
mora" than n score of Chicago's wealth
iest citizens aro to bo asked to sorvo,
Uudtr tho resolution tho commission
will hnvo power to hold a clty-wido
tag duy to raiso funds, and may hold
u Borles of tag days. If only ono tag
nay Is hold It is probablo that Nov.
2, election day, will bo soloctcd.
status of tho Domocrnts who Jumped
over to tho Republican sldo h just
whero It was previous to thnt elec
tion. Thoy aro still Democrats If
thoy havo voted In a Democratic pri
mary within two years. Ordors nro
to bo given to havo tho law strictly
enforced, and preparations nro being
mndo to havo challengers In every pre-
Popular and Public
cluct to keop both Itepubllcans and
Domocrnts In tholr own primaries.
VOTE FOR GEORGE
For Trustee of the Sanitary Dis
trict of Chicago.
George W, Paullln hns mailo a mag
nificent record as Trustco ot tho Sani
tary District of Chicago. Ho has boon
honestly aggreBslvo ns u mombor of
tho Sanitary llonrd in lighting for tho
pooplos' rights. Ho should bo re
nominated and re-elected.
William II. WDr always mad a
goo yubllo noonft.
No member of congress hns dono
more work for tho good of his constit
uents than Congressman James Mc
Andrews of tho Sixth Chicago district.
Ho Is able, affable and iiulnstrlous
and never overlooks the needs of his
district. A great number of public
spirited citizens and businessmen,
headed by Former President Thomas
A. Smyth of tho Sanitary Dis
trict of Chicago nro working hard
for McAndrews' re-election In the In
terest of tho whole city.
BUREAUS NOT TAXED
Some aldermen aro being asked why
they do not tax somo no-called "in
formation burenus" when they arc
taxing reputable business men. Somo
of these fellows will bear taxing and
watching at tho snmo time.
VOTE FOR BARASA
Republicans who want n fearless
man for stato's attorney who will en-
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- Spirited President of the Chicago Telephone Company.
t'orco tho law without fear or favor
will voto for Judge llernnrd P. Ilnrasa
Somo public sorvlco corporations
nwo nlno-tonths of tholr prosont and
glowing unpopularity to tho small
hendednoss of tholr "publicity man
agers" who iiinnngo to got thorn pub
licity that thoy aro not looking for.
Fred W. Upham is alwaya on hand
when Chicago wants him, whether it
Is to bring a national convention to
tho, lity, or to win anything big for
tho town, Upunm Is always the loader
In the movement.
Flats and Apartments in Chicago Will
Be 100,000 Fewer Than Number
Required Next Year
Banks Refusing Building Loans and Labor So
High That Few Sew Houses Will
It Is estimated that there will bo a
shortngo of 100,000 dwellings and
apartments In Chicago next year.
This will represent n deficit in
housing facilities which will render
500,000 persons practically homeless,
The banks arc refusing building
The number of permits for build-
lugs Issued by tho city building de
pi. runout has dropped 35 per cent so
far this year, as compared with tho
Hiimo period for 1919, according to an
export and good authority. This was
truo desplto tho fact that 1919 was It
self a dull year In building operations,
so far as tho number of structures
erected Is concerned.
Permits for 2,409 buildings woro ii
Btied by tho city building dopnrtmont
up to Aug. 1. Tho dopartmont Issued
3,831 permits for tho sumo sou'ii
months of 1919. It gavo 0,589 pormits
for tho entire year of 1919
Duo largoly to tho hlghor cost of
labor and materials, tho vnluo of
buildings for which pormits woro
given In tho first sovon months of this
year was placed at $50,923,900, as
compared with ? 12,235,050 In 1919. Tho
greater oxpondlturo, however, pro
vided only about two-thirds tho nuin-
her of buildings recorded In tho same
period of 1919.
The penults Issued by the depart
ment In previous years are ns fol
Year. Value. permits.
1019 ?104,99S,S30 C.GS9
llllii 112.Sn5.iriO 10,277
1915 97,291. ISO 10,310
1911 S3.2C1.710 0,93s
There was nn almost completo ces
sation of residential building In Chi
cago during tho war years of 1917 nnd
191S. As tho city's growth for tho
hist ten years has boon In excess ot
50,000 n year, tho construction of 10,
000 dwellings and apartments an
nually Is needed to euro for tho now
populntlon without taking into ac
count tho many buildings converted to
commercial uses, destroyed by lire or
other accident or condemned ns unin
habitable. CANDIDATES FOR
To Be Voted on at Primary Elec
tion September IS.
Republican Milton 1. Lovlnson,
912 South Mnrshllold avenuo; George
Van Lent, 1I3S West Jackson boule
vard. DemocraticJohn M. l'owoll, 1729
West Madison street; ltandall 13.
Marshall, 219 South Wood street;
Harry C. Van Norman. 112 South
Hoyno avenue; Thomas A. Cant well,
219 South Lincoln street; Francis A.
Ilurloy, 2233 Warren avenuo.
Socialist Robert C. Doiismore, 212
South Hoyno nvenue. Chicago.
Republican Unhurt W. Schulze,
5111 South Wostorn avenue; Charles
J Vyzral. 5219 South Uobey street;
John 13. Pierce, 40S0 South Wells
Domocratlc Al F. Gorman, 5130
South Morgan street; Prank Mellcr
niott, 1532 West Garfield boulevard:
Thomas F. Gordmnn, (!2ii West ISth
Socialist John F. Krnuse. 1933
South Komcnsky nvriiuo.
Uopubllcau (to llll vacancy)
Jnmcs 13. MucMurray. 1932 Lako Park
aonuo; Ralph W. Couduo, 92S Kant
tilth street; 1). Logan Loughborough,
1152 13. C2d street.
Democratic -Harry N. Strouss, 3127
Republican James J. Harbour, 140S
Jiuieway torraco; Marshall V. Keur
noy, 2328 Seminary avenuo.
Domocratlc George Mcllnle, 2010
Items of Interest Concerning Men
and Measures in the
Tho Cook county forest preservo
holding passed 10,000 acres with tho
purchaso of 107 acres
Sixty-three acres woro bought for
?G3,103, tho land bolug an Irregular
tract extending on both sldo of tho
Desplalnos River from Armltngo nvo
nuo, extended, south to North avenue.
James F. Don was paid $9,000, or
1225 an acre, for 10 acres in Pnlos
lownshlp ouo-hnlf mllo north of lllulf
load and one-fourth mllo wost of tho
section lino near tho river.
For 39 acros oxtendlng 1.G00 foot
facing south along North nvonuo, bo
ginning 000 feet wost of tho Des
plalnos Rlvor, $32,500 was paid John
Osgood street; William II. Pontow.
1922 Snummerdnlo avenue.
Socialist Victor Charles Koohler.
1S12 Ilyron street.
Republican .Max J. Schmidt, 2720
Indiana avenuo; Shendrick 11. Turner,
21 Knst 2Sth streot; James T. Drew
lngton, Jr., 322G 13111s avenuo; William
M. Drinkniun, 3119 Indiana avenue;
Ronjnmln 11. Lucas, 233G South
Dearborn street; Robert W. Iacoy, GO
KtiBt 2Sth street; Walter Lunoy, 29C0
Demociatlc John Grlllln, 2020 In
Socialist Jesso Squire, 201 Knst
Republican Roger J. Marcy, 1952
West Congress streot; Chnrles Muss
men, 2041 West 13th street; FrnnelB
M. Tutte, ?27 South Ashland boule
vard; Peter S. Krump, 1700 Wash
Inirno avenuo; William II. Wlschman,
1737 West Monroo Btreot.
Democratic Prank Ryan, 2139
West 13th Btrcet; Sainuol 13. Welna
honker, 1107 South Ashland boule
vard; Tim Tlerncy, 2009 Ogden ave
nue; William. T. Kolly, 2001 Monroo
street; James McDcrmott, 1035 South
Seoley avenuo; Charles 13. Secor, 1905
Wnrren avenue; John S. Foley, 2010
West Adams street.
Socialist Harry 13. Aldrlch. 1459
Republican Warren II. Douglas,
52G Knst Sfith streot; Adolbert II.
Roborts, 3105 Calumet avenue; Wil
liam G. Anderson, 3351 Vurnoii live
lino; Morris Lewis, 3033 Forest nvo
nuoj James G. Cottar, 3312 Calumot
avenuo; John T. Kpsy, 111 Rust 35th
street; James Halo Portor, 3302
Rhodes avenuo; James Arthur Davis,
372S Prairie avenuo; Albert Goodman.
2531 Wontworth avonuo.
Domocratlc George Garry Noomui,
530 West 31st street: John P. Walsh.
G50 West 3lBt street.
Socialist Oeorgo 13. Moody, 3C25
Republican Kmll O. Kownlskl, 50
West llth street; Arthur J. Rutshaw,
823 West 49th place; William C.
Smith, 5201 South Dearborn streot.
Domocratlc James P. Uoylo, 5 IIS
South rnfon avenue; Georgo C. Hil
ton, 5110 South Winchester nvonuo;
Henry L. Kbollng. 5001 South Ashland
avenuo; James M. Shaiighuossy, 512S
South lllshop street; Thomas J.
O'Grady, S35 West 51th place; Joseph
J. Moloney, 17 IG South Throop streot;
MIehaol J. O'Connor. 055 Wost 43d
street; Frank V. Z.tntak, 1311 Archer
Socialist Joseph A. Ambroz, 5007
South Wostorn avonuo.
Ropubliruu Sidney Lyon. 5250
(Continued on pago 3.)
William Ohlhabor koIiI 25 ncros In
nn Irregular tract flouting wost on
Rlvor rojfl, oxtendlng oast to tho
Dosplaines Rlvor and with tho siouth
east corner touching Irving Park
Large&t Weekly Circulation Among
People of Influence and Standing