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TIIIllTY-FIBST YEAR,
BURKE'S
Robert Emmet Burke Breaks Recordjs
in Winning Race for Democratic
Nomination
Chicago Eagle Only Paper to Support Him Receives
Letter of Thanks From the Slate Breaker
Tho wonderful victory of Ilobort
Emmet Durko in carrying Chicago
and Cook County against tho power
ful Democratic organization, tho
dally newspapers and tho oth
er great Interests is tho talk of tho
political world big and llttlo.
, Tho Chicago Eaglo was tho only
newspaper that supported Mr. Durko
from start to finish.
As usual, its powerful Influence
nmong people who form public opin
ion made Itself felt.
In this connection tho following
letter from Mr. Uurke, who nover
forgets his friends, Is self-explanatory:
Chicago, Sept. 18, 1920.
Colonel Ifonry F. Donovan, Editor
Chicago Eagle:
Dear Colonel:
Your loyal, unwavering support of
my candidacy for tho Democratic
nomination for United States Senator
una tho hi oat "dSUinKlica 6T your
splendid paper (the Chicago Eaglo)
contributed largely to my success
last Wednesday. I shall always re
member your untiring efforts in my
bohalf. Please command me at any
tlmo or place.
Yours faithfully,
ROBERT E. nURKE.
Burke's majority would havo boon
much greater but for his firm stand
agalnt prohibition and in favor of
porsonal liberty.
This alienated n big woman vote.
Ah It was his run was a wonderful
ono.
He carried the cities of Chicago,
Springfield,
Peoria,
Lincoln,
Decatur,
Bloomington,
LaSallo,
Morrison,
Jollct,
Champuign,
Taylorvlllo,
Rock Island,
Qalosburg,
Jacksonville
There nro eight wanjs in tho city
of Peoria. Burke- carrud ovory ono
of them.
Durko carried tho following coun
ties: Cook County,
LaSallo County,
Peoria County,
Sangamon County,
Morgan County,
Whltesldo County,
Clinton County,
McIIonry County,
IN THE CITY HALL
What the City Officials and Men
of Affairs Are Doing for the
Chicago Public
A check for $01,118.25 was sont to
Superintendent of Schools Peter A.
Mortonson by the United States treas
urer in paymont of tho govornmont'8
shuro In maintaining tho Chicago pub
lic evening schools for tho tuition of
former soldiora and othors. Tho check
was applied to tho school dollcit,
which Is expected to roach tho $1,
000,000 mark this year.
Tho city Indorsed tho homo building
plnns of tho Chicago Housing Asso
ciation and recommended workers
tnko advantage of tho organization's
offers, but slnco there may bo early
noed for uso of tho $27,000,000 sub
way fund tho olllelals decided thoy
could not financially aid tho project
through purchase of tho housing
FOUNDED 1889
LurgMt Weekly Circulation Among
Peple of Influence and Standing
u.
11. ItM. at th Pott Office of Publlcatlan,
af Mareh S, 1171. m W. Washington St., Chicago, III.
XO. 513. SEW.", d.net.
BIG
for United States Senator
Inko County,
Will County,
Knne County,
Chnmpnlgn County,
Rock Island County,
Knox County,
Macon County,
Christian County.
in nddltlon to tho dryn, Durko was
opposed by 185,000 snmplo ballots sent
out by Igoo In Chicago,
185,000 sample bnllots sent out by
tho Sherman House Democratic ma
chine, And was opposed by tho snmplo
ballots of tho Herald-Examiner, Chi
cago Tribune, Chicago Dally News,
Evening Post and Chicago Amorlcan.
Yet ho carried Chicago, Cook Coun
ty and much moro territory.
One of tho best points about Robert
E. Durko's great raco is tho fact that
tho returns show that ho not only
carried Christian County,, (rail Taylor;,
vniu, ma couiuy huui hi uiirisuan
County, but few peoplo know that
Christian County la ono of tho ban
ner Democratic counties of tho state
CUDAHY PACKING CO.
CHIEF IS HONORED
BY UNCLE SAM
William A. Murphy, managor of tho
Packing company received notice from
Washington that ho had boon appoint
ed a captain of infantry In tho regular
army and assigned to tho Cist In
fantry of tho Cth division at Camp
Grant. HIh commission Is retroactive
to July 1, 1920. Cupt. Murphy is a
groduato of ,tho first ofilcors' training
school at Fort Shorldau and was
wounded In action in tho Toul sector
early In 1918. He Is H5 and lives at
4817 Washington boulevard.
ALDERMENCRY
"ROTTEN" AT CITY
PHONE SERVICE
The Chicago Telophono company Is
"In bad" with members of tho city
council because of poor sorvice Many
of them Joined In a sevcro criticism
of tho servlco given to tho city hall !
and council action Is threntoncd.
"Rotten," said Aid. Jamos Dornoy
of tho 24th ward. "Thero is no other
bonds. Aid. Clayton F. Smith had
suggested 50,000 of tho securities bo
bought by tho city. Ho advised tho
Council llnanco commltteo yesterday
this now would not bo advisable
Six hundred city employes unani
mously solccted John F. Cullorton,
business manager of tho flro depart
ment, for their representative on tho
boaid of trustees of tho municipal
pension fund. Mr. Cullorton therororo
will succeed himself.
City omployos wli! bo paid in scrip
instead of money, boglnnlng Doc. 1
Aid. John A. Rlchort, chairman of
tho council flnanco commltteo, an
nounced this at tho closo of a coun
cil bossIoii fillod with ovldoncos of tho
city's dlro financial straits.
Chairman Rlchort's statement was
mado in splto of .tho fact tho council
had Just passed nearly a dozen liconso
ordinances lovylng taxos on HnoB of
business horotoforo unlicensed. Aid.
Cormak estimated tho now liconso
moasuros will bring in about $1,000,
000 a year.
CHICAGO, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER
RUN
wny to dcscrlbo tho service i ie
would think that tho company wiuld
mako at least n half-hearted effort to
glvo a fair service to tho municipal
building. However, my oxpcrUnce,
ns well as that of other monition of
tho council, Is that tho company scorns
to bo trying to glvo tho city hall tho
poorest servlco possible. It takes one
n full ininuto or two to get i couiiec-1
tlou, and in oigut cases out or ten tuo
wrong number Is given Th n It bo
comes almost Impossible to got tho
oporator back on tho wire
Othor mombors of t'ii ci y council
corroborated tho complain' of Aid.
Dornoy. Chicago Tribune
William II. Stuart Is u llv who In
the political world. His com u ut on
persons and ovonts In tin Chicago
Amorlcan Is as intciustlng as It is
wldoly rend.
Robert M, Sweltzor, th popular
County Clork lias such a lai if follow
ing that Hoyno's bolt in tho mayoralty
fight pi overt to bo n booinouiiu; in tho
atnto's attorney primary.
What will Doc. Rold do now, poor
thing.
INDEPENDENT IN ALL THINGS, NEUTRAL
JUDICIAL SPLIT
Thompson Followers Rc-Or-
ganizc tho County Convention
After Chairman Declares
It Adjourned to Sept. 27.
Nomination By Rump Body of Day
and Dupec for Circuit Court Va
cancies Necessitates Court
Decision.
The republicans nro In n mlxup over
tholr nominees for the Tuthlll and
Walker vacancies In the Circuit court.
Thompson republicans In n rump
convention, presided over by Con
gressman Martin II.. Madden and called
to order after Deneon-Drundago fac
ttonlsts had 'walked out, nominated
two candidates for tho Circuit court.
Homer K. Gulpln, chairman of tho
old republican county committee, was
In tho chair when tho convontlon was
first called to order.
Emll Wcntzlaff, secretary, was mys
teriously nbsont.
Calls wcro mado for Wcntzlaff and
ho was approaching tho platform when
Chairman Onlpln recognized Commit
teeman Carolan.
"I move," said Mr. Carolan, "Hint
this convention adjourn until Sept.
27."
This was tho Drundagc-Dcnocn plan.
Mr. Onlpln put tho question.
Chnlrman Onlpln ruled that tho ayes
had It ami tho Drundngc-Donccnltos
grabbed their hats and dopartcd. Mr.
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Head of the Cudahy Packing Company and a Leader
and Commercial World.
Gulpln paid no attention to cries for
u roll call,
1 1 of ore thoy had cleared tho room
Cougicssmnu Maddon leaped to the
plattorm nnd with his enno attracted
attention.
Tho loll was called and Chairman
Maddon declared n quorum presont.
Tho convontlon then adopted a reso
lution nominating Edward S. Day to
fill tho vacancy caused by tho death
of Circuit Judge Richard S. Tuthlll
and Eugeno II. Dupeo to fill tliu va
cancy caused by Judge C. M. Wulkor'a
death.
Until woro declared nominated after
a call of tho roll.
Tho Brunrtago-Doneon faction will
moot Sept. 27 and nomlunto Chorlos
Williams of tho Thirty-second ward
and Harlan H. Hall of Oak Park.
A court decision, it is said, will bo
nocossary to dotormlno who tho
nominees are
IN NONE.
Publlthad WMfcly,
25, 1920.
REID GANG SORE
Overwhelming Defeat of Unpopular City
Hall Job Holder Blamed by Thompson's
Enemies on Fred Lundin
While Many Voters Are Waiting for Reid to Run
for Something Else to Rub It In
In tho opinion of a number of peoplo
Doc. Rold, tho City Hall public ser
vlco Jobholder, Is not u very popular
man.
Soveral voters were waiting for
him to run for something In order
to provo It.
Well, ho "ran" at tho recent prl
mary for tho Republican nomination
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in the Financial
for Secretary of Stato igalnst L. L.
Emmorson, Incumbent.
The result was what well-posted
peoplo expected that It would be.
Held una bouton by 100,000 mlvorso
majority,
As nearly overybody else -on' the
Thompson tlckot pulled through, this
showing up of Doc. Reld appeared to
no eminonuy sausractory.
Now Homu of Reld'i friends nro
blaming It nil on Fred Lundin. the
tried nnd trusted lieutenant of Mayor
Tlionipon.
Tho Chicago Dally Nows voiced
tho sontimoiits of the uiitl-Lundlu
and anti-Thompson friends of Doc.
Reld when It pi luted tho following
paragraph shortly after tho primary:
"Chicago republican leadot-H havo
oxprcssed nmnzoment at tho com
paratively poor Bhowing mnda In Chi
cago and In coitnlu districts downstuto
by Dr. William H. Rod tho city hall
Entrd a Saeand Claaa Mfiitar October 11, ma, at
Offlca at Chicago, Itllntttt, uwttr AM a Ma 1
"cmm
candldnto for secretary of state. He
1-4 believed to be running 90,000 be
hind Secretary of State Emmerson
and his Cook county plurality Is only
nbout half that given I.en Small for
governor.
The answer came today In tho form
of an explanation that Fred Luudln is
Jealous of his power and does not
wunt to havo any of his satellites get
so far out In front that thoy might
want to call themselves leaders and
be In a position to annoy Lundin.
Dr. Reld Is u big favorlto at tho
city linll, where he holds tho position
of commissioner of public service. He
Is known to bo ambitious and for that
reason Lundin looks on him with sus
picious eyes. When Rold ran for
board of rovlew It Is said that Lundin
saw to It that ho did not win, and
this year Is reported to havo mado
sure that Reld's voto was kept; down.
That a city hnll attacho snys explains
why Rold ran behind tho unknown on
tho Thompson ticket."
Oh, what a squeal!
The wclchcrs' union cannot tie It.
WILL BE CHICAGO'S
FIRST NEGRO JUDGE
IF ELECTED
James A. Scott, who was numbered
among the ten nominees In tho re
publican ticket for Judge of tho Muni
cipal court with 109,52'J votes to his
credit, said that he expects to bo tho
first negro Judge to sit In a Chicago
couit.
Ho Is a senior put titer of tho law
firm of Scott, Drown & Marshall,
South Stato and Thlity-llfth streets.
He served as assistant state's at
torney for Cook county under the
late John E. Wuyman, and continued
in that olllce for a few mouths after
Muclny Hoy no took charge.
Among his prized possessions Is i
testimonial of Ills work and character,
tendered him during his association
as asslstunt state's attorney with the
following Judges of the Supeilor court,
whoso names wore appended to the
glowing appreciation:
John Olbbnus, Ocorgo Kerston,
Lockwood Ilonore, M. W. PInckney,
Adelor J. Petit, Charles M. Walker,
Thomas J. WIndes, Richard 15. llurko,
William Fonlmoro Cooper, WIllluni'E.
Dover, Charles M. Foell, Mnrcus
Kuvunagh, Charles A. McDonald,
Denis 15. Sullivan. R. S. Tuthlll, John
P. McOoorty. Theodoro Urentano,
Klckhnm Scaulan, Jesse A Il.ildwln,
William H. McSmoloy. M. L. McKln
ley, Hugo Pnm nnd Honr V Free
man. Tho testimonial wab addressed to
Mayor Thompson In 191!i, when Srott
was a candidate for a city position.
Most of the Judicial endorsers aio
dead.
APPEL SUCCEEDS WAL
LACE AT THE GREAT
LAKES TRUST BANK
Mi. Viillco O Appel who has oc
cupied tho poMtlon of Trust Olllier
of tho Oient Lakes Trust Cnmpaii),
has been elected Sec rotary also, to
succeed Mr. Alan S. Wallace who re
signed to tnko up another line of
activity.
Mr. Appol served as nn olllcer with
tho Mith Division In Franco up to tho
time of Joining the staff of the Orent
Lakes Trust Coiiipnio.
FEDERATION OF LABOR
The Chicago Federation of Labor
re-elertert John Fltzputrlck president
for the foiuth ronserutlvo torm, and
Edward N. Nockols woh chosen hoc
rotary tor the eighteenth tlmo. Othor
officers elected were:
Oscar Nelhon, vlco prosldont; V O
Hoop, financial secretary, Thomas F,
WHOLE KUMBE1 KJ1 I
Kennedy treasurer; Charles II. Plow
right, reading clerk; Richard M. Ol
son, scrgeant-at-nrms.
Elizabeth Moloney, M. II. Phllp and
Oertrudo Stoetzct were elected mem
bers of tho llnnnco committee. A
legislative commltteo was appointed,
consisting of Joseph W. Norton, Harry
E. Sebcck, Stove Sumner, Henry Van
Arisen and T. O. Vance.
Tho executive board Is composed
of Emll Arnold, Charles Dold, J. A.
Kaln, Tim Menry and Robert Weber.
Den F. Parker, Agnes Johnson and
Den Ferris woro appointed delcgatos
to attend tho convention of tho Illi
nois State Federation of Labor next
month.
MERRICK PREDICTS
GOOD TINES AND
LOWER PRICES
Harry H. Merrick, president of the
Orent Lukes Trust Company, speaking
bcfoio tho Executives' Club of Chi
cago at tho Hotel Sherman, predicted
an early return to normal In business
and living conditions. Oreat Improve'
ment v 111 follow tho national elections,
ho said, and based his claim on the
guarantco of both parties that tho
excess profits tax, blamed by ninny
for high prices, will bo reduced.
"Prices of most commodities nt whole
solo nro already down, but tho retail
pi Ices havo not been affected to any
considerable extent," Mr. Merrick snld.
"Furthor reductions In wholesalo
prices are duo, and theso will In time
bo reflected In the retail business."
DEMOCRATS NAME
MORRILL AND WILSON
Cook county douincrats In a love
feast convention at tho Hotel Sherman
nominated Donald L. Morrill nnd Fran
cis S. Wilson as cancldatos for tho
two vacancies on tho Circuit court
bench caused by the (loath of Judges
Charles M. Walker and Richard S.
Tuthlll. Mr. Morrill was an nttornoy
for tho board of education under
Mayor Harrison and lives in tho 2!th
ward. Mr. Wilson, who lives In tho
"th word, was formorly a county at
torney and has always been allied with
tho Dunne-Harrison faction or tho
democratic party
RE-ELECT AW.
MILLER CLERK OF
THE CIRCUIT COURT
Colonel August W. Mlllor has mado
n sploudld record ns Clork of tho
Circuit Court nnd ho deserves re
oloctlou. RE-ELECT
ROBERT E. WILSON
Popular Democratic Representa
tive Should Be Sent Back to
Springfield From the
Sixth District.
Robot t 15. Wilson deserves ro-oloc-Hon
to tho legislature from tho
Sixth district. Ho is a sterling
demon at and nil ublo man. Ills
record In tho loglslnturo has bent
honorable nnd of bonoflt to tho peoplo
of his district.
FOUNDED 1889
Largest Weekly Circulation Amort'
People of Influence and Standing
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