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SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 1920.
NEW LICENSE FEES.
Popular Judge of the Circuit Court.
rnltctl States, as well ns any for
elgnor who may llvo within our shores
will pay equally toward tho expenses
of tho Government anil liavo his stalco
In tho country.
It costs 10 cents moro to dlo In
Chicago than It did. Tho council
has put (i tax on death.
When Aid. Cormak moved that
thirty-live policemen bo added to the
force to assist In collecting license
foes, Aid. nichort, tho council's fore
most financial authority, opened tho
eyes of his colleagues by declaring:
"Tho cltv can't nay its bills, and Is
almost In a position whero It cannot
pay salaries. Wo nro facing a tre
mendous deficit and If wo nro foolish
enough to authorize moro expendi
tures wo will bo ridiculous In tho
ocs of tho public."
"If policemen wore not employed
to do political work In behalf of tho
ndmlnlstiatlon they would have- plen
ty of time to look after licenses," Aid.
A wordy scrlos of arguments ovor
tho size of tho llccnso feo for near
beer saloons ended by tho ordlnanco
being sent back to committee. At
one point in tho dobato tho mcasuro
carrying a $100 llccnso foo was
passed. This would liavo Increased
tho rovenuo by between $&00,000 and
$700,000, It Is estimated.
Aid. Commie asked to bo recorded
as voting against tho amendment
rnriitinL' tho feo $100 instead of $30.
That stalled tho nldormen from damp
waids nlong tho samo tack, and so
many of them changed their votci
that the final voto was 38 to 10
Thon aldermen from dry balllwlcki
attempted to boost tho feo. Aid. Capl
tain suggested $230 and Aid. Lylo
Tho now annual llccnso and Inspec
tion fees Includo tho following:
Hotels 13 cents for rooms costing
from 50 conts to $1; 35 cents for $1
to $2 room; 50 cents for rooms cost
ing moro than $2.
Paint shops $5 to $20, dopondins
on number of employes.
Wholesale dry goods houses From
$23 for houses with less than fifteen
employes to $1,500 for thoso with
moro than 1,000.
Wholesalo hardwuro dealers Samo.
wiininsnlo leather dealers Samo.
Drug stores $23 a jear for drug
llconso, with an additional $10 for tho
privilege of selling liquor from Srpt.
1 to Jan. 1, 1021.
Cemeteries 10 cents for each
Cold storago and general ware
houseFrom $23 to $500, depending
on amount of floor area.
Brokers' agents $25 each.
Theaters Additional llccnso of $3
a day for all theators charging moru
than $3 for nny seat.
Charles E. Tlmroth, tho popular
president of tho Tlmroth Trucking Co.
would mako a good County Commis
sioner. Ills nomination would moan
William H. Lyman, the popular tor
mar senator and alderman, la at the
head of the bt public contracting
Inn of W. H, Lyman Co.
Otto nico, tTio popular secretary and
manogor of tho Quick Sorvlco Laun
dry Company, would mako a splendid
West Park commissioner. Ho is pub
Ho spirited and popular, and has the
good wlshos of his fellow cltlzom.
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Somo of tho Domocratlc leaders act
as If thoy wore out on ball In tholr
anxiety over tho stato'a attorneyship.
Joseph F. Haas has always made
a good public record. He if a man
of tho people.
Emmett Whoalan is making a splen
did record as a member of tho County
Board of Commissioners. Ho Is a
votoran Chicago prlntor who stands
high with evorybody In tho trade and
as a public official Is winning friends
Don't put your money on out-of-town
boosting schemes. Just spond it in
Chicago with Chicago people
Francis J. Houlihan, nblo and popu
lar attorney, with oirtcos In tho Con
tinental & Commercial Bank building,
Is ofton mentioned for Judgo.
Popular Democratic Representa
tive Should Be Sent Back to
Springfield From the
llobcrt n. Wilson deserves ro-olec-Hon
to tho lcglslaturo from tho
Sixth district. Ho Is a sterling
democrat and an nblo man. His
record In tho legislature has been
honorable and of boneflt to tho pcoplo
of his district.
Edmund T. Porklns, the well known
engineer, Is a progressiva Chlcago&h
with a nntlonal roputatlon In his profession.
W. F. Cummlng3, tho woll known
cnglneor and contractor, has mado a
flno record. His work Is praised all
ovor tho countryr
Flotchor Dobyns, the popular mas
tor In chancery, Is at tho forefront
In every movomont for the hotter
ment of Chicago.
EDMUND D. HULBERT
Popular President of the Merchants' Loan & Trust Company; the Illinois
Trust & Savings Bank and tho Corn Exchange National Bank.
DIXON C. WILLIAMS
Leading Democrat, Popular Orator and Sterling Business Man.
Cuttor & Crossetto Company, 337
South Frnuklln street, Chicago, aro
turning out tho host shirt on tho mar
ket In their Justly famous Elgln-Mado
shirt. It plonsos ovorybody for stylo,
wear and comfort. Your dealer should
liavo. It. For salo every whoto.
Chief Mooney of the city detective
bureau, Is one of tho ablest police
officials in tho United States.
Robert E. Cantwoll, oloquont, able,
courteous nnd learned Is one ot the
most popular leaders at the Chicago
Chnrles It. Corbott. tho popular
cashier of tho Century Trust & Sav
Ings Bank Is a public spirited cltlzon
who Is nhvnvs boosting Chicago and
holplng to ndvanco tho prosperity of
Charles Krutckon is one ot the
most popular membors ot the Board
of Assossors. Ho always looks after
the pooplo 's Interests.
Androw J. Ryan Is ono ot tho ablest
and most highly respected lawyors
Domlnlcle Mnrublo Is a leader In
tho teaming and transfor buslnoss ot
Chicago. Ho has built up his big
buslnoss by strict attention to tho
needs and wishes ot his many patrons.
Adam Ortseifon, ono ot the best ot
Chicago's City Treasurers, would
make a good Stato Treasurer.
Charles E. Ummacb, president of
tho woll known R. Williamson Com'
pany, Is ono ot Chicago's progressive.
citizens who Is always working nara
for tho upbuilding ot tho city, and
tho advancement of Us lnterosts. He
stands high with ovorybody who
Judgo Klckhnm Scanlan, the able
Jurist nnd popular orator, Is often
spoken ot for high political honors.
George E. Orennan Is one of the
ablost and most popular Democratic
leaders In Illinois. His acquaintance
with conditions all over the state, his
great circle ot friends and hie unim
peachable democracy are strong ele
ments In his success.
Olmrlus n. Duvlu, president of Roth
schild & Co., tho great Stato stroct
store, is ono of tho llvo wires ot Chi
cago. Ho Is foromost In ovcry movo
mont for tho betterment of tho city
nnd for tho ndvancomont of Its inter
ests. His llfo work has bcon a con
tinuous boost for Chicago.
William O. Kolth, commissioner of
tho Bureau of Gas and Electricity. Is
a popular and painstaking public of
ficial nnd tho good rocord bo is male
ing Is pleasing tho cltlzons of Chicago.
Ho Is a nractlcal olectrlclan and the
pcoplo nro all with him In bis success
ful efforts to lmprovo tho ofucionoy oi
tho Important department ho Is at tho
Lawronco P. Romano ot tho well
known Morse-Romano Co., Is ono ot
tho best liked mon In tho Investment
and real cstato lino In Chicago. His
ability and courtesy liavo won for
him an army ot friends.
Henry F. Norcott stands high In
tho estimation of tho buslnoss world
of Chicago. Mr, Norcott Is president
of tho woll known roal ostato house
of H. O. Stonn od Company, and Is
actlvo in over-? movement that has
for Its object tut nottormont of Chicago.
Edward W. Everett, the well known
lawyer, Is frequently talked of for
congress by his many political friends.
Ho Is said to havo no ambition in this
dlroctlon, but his popularity would
cause his cloctlon to almost any ofOco
ho was nominated for.
Walter E. Allen, vice-president nnd
genoral manager ot tho Universal
Eloctrlo Washer Company, Is ono of
tho most respected business mon In
Chicago. Ho is progressive, actlvo
and popular nnd is ono of tho young
Chlcagoans who Is making tho city
James M. Whalon Is making a splen
did record as county civil service
commissioner. He deserves woll at
tho hands ot the pooplo, as ho has
always been faithful to ovory publlo
trust lmposod on htm.
Coronor Peter M. Hoffman Is one
ot tho most popular public officials In
County Commissioner ATOort Nowak
has mado a splendid publlo record
slnco his election to tho county board.
Ho is always looking attor tho lnter
osts ot tho pooplo as his votes prove.
His constituents aro proud ot htm and
woll satisfied with his record.
Dixon C. Williams, the well known
manufacturer, desarres well at the
hands of the Democratic party. We '
a tarn leader.
Honry A. Zonder Is giving gonornl
satisfaction as Superintendent of Pub
lic Sorvlco for Cook county. Ho is a
thorough business man and his
methods aro as up to dato as thoy
I aro honest.
TOO MUCH TAXATION ON BUSI
NESS AND THE REMEDY.
Thero Is too much direct taxation
on buslnoss and our law makers are
not using good Judgment.
tu ivnnith nt this country has been
built up by savings out of profits In
buslnoss. There nio no such savings
today. Ono of tho pessimistic influ
ences in tho present situation is that,
whereas in former periods ot booms
in buslnoss, tho merchant who mado
a largo profit, while spending liberal
ly, was enabled to put generous sums
back into his business to provide for
tho reaction that was certain to come,
wo now havo a situation whore, duo
to tho last three years of business
boom, profits havo been largo; jb
merchants havo bad to pay out ot
oithor Incomo taxes or oxcesa profits
taxes, practically all that they havo
earned ovor tholr living expenses,
nnd when tho losses duo to tho read
justment ot values aro roglatorod,
many will havo sufforod material re
auctions in tholr rospurces, which
would ordinarily bo rolled upon to
meet thoso losses.
If this koops up business will bo
Thero Is only ono way to escape
this, and that Is through a tax on
sales, In which every citizen of tho
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john a. Mccormick
Vice President of the Chicago Trust Company.
OapUla Henry Shannon, the well
known and bJc&ly respected president
of she H. Ohannon Company, la one of
Ue men who U always working to
make Ohloago greater. Captain Chan
noa'e publlo splrtt, his natoral energy
aa4 hia great popularity make him a
ralaatito man to any causa that he
Oscar F. Mayer, as a business man
and a cltlson, does credit to Chicago.
Ho atands for progress and is one of
the men who have helped make the
Robert M. Swoltzor Is ono of the
fow officials In publlo llfo without a
blemish on his official rocord.
Edward A. Cudahy stands foremost
among tho mon who have helped make
Chicago tho great city she Is today.
Vincent E. Quarno, tho woll known
real cstato man, is talked ot for
county commissioner. Ho would
mako an Ideal publlo official as he
Is honest and painstaking and thor
oughly conversant with tho needs of
AMBROSE A. WORSLEY
Popular Democratic Leader and Successful Member of .the Bar.
S. I, SHANE
Popular President of the Western Wrecking & Lumber Company.
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CALVIN F. CRAIG.
President of tho Mechanics & Traders Sta,te Bank.