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MUNICIPAL VOTFRS' LEAGUE URGES VOTERS
TO WAKE UP AND STOP COUNCIL STEAL
In issuing its report on this year's
aldermanic candidates, the Munici
pal Voters' league urges the citizens
of Chicago not to allow the war to
cause them to forget the interests of)
"The City Hall crowd is planning
to grab the election by default," says
the league report. "They want to
clean out the best men and replace
them by dummies. This year they
think the voters are asleep and they
are making a quiet but hard cam
paign to get rid of as many as pos
sible of the able and independent
members of the" council.
"If you wish to go back to the old
days when franchises were peddled
through the streets of Chicago and
the council was for sale to the high
est bidder, if you wish to put Johnny
Powers back on the throne and rele
gate honest men to the rear, then
stay home next Tuesday and let the
spoils politicians and their hangers
on do the rest, for they surely will do
it unless prevented."
The league recommendations:
Second Wad Fred Wenig, Dem.
Third Ward George F. Iliff, Dem:
- Fifth Ward Jos. B. McDonough,
Sixth -Ward A. A. McCormick,
Rep. (League urges voters to turn
out and prevent coup by City Hall
crowd through which Armstrong, in
dependent, might slip in.)
Seventh Ward Chas. E. Merriam,
Rep. (Name has to be written in.)
Eighth Ward J. E. Tyden, Rep.
Ninth Ward Hiram Vanderbilt,
Tenth Ward Frank Klaus, Dem.
Twelfth Ward Otto Kerner, Dem.
(League declares Kerner's four
years in council has been "notable
for ability and faithfulness to the
public interest") ,
Thirteeth Ward John R. Ander
Fourteenth Ward Geo. M. May
Fifteenth Ward J. Louis Engdahl,
Seventeenth Ward Lewis D. Sitts,
Rep. . ' V
Eighteenth Ward-John J. Touhy,
' Twentieth Ward Herman E. Mil
Twenty-first Ward Rob't H. Mc- .
Cormick, Rep. N
Twenty-second Ward Andrew H.
Twenty-third Ward (long term)
Thos. O. Wallace, Rep.
Twenty-third Ward (short term)
Walter P. Steffen, Rep.
Twenty-fourth Ward Herman E.
Twenty-fifth Ward H D. Capl
Twenty-sixth Ward W. F. Lipps,
Twenty-seventh Ward John C.
Kennedy, Soc. (League says: "Ken
nedy's council record has been so
excellent that the ward cannot afford
to lose his services.")
Twenty-eighth Ward Harry E.
Littler, Rep. . - "
Twenty-ninth Ward John Hru
Thirtieth Ward Jas. A. Hastings,
Thirty-first Ward James A. Lonf?,
Dem. b '
Thirty-second Ward Albert J.
Thirty-third Ward Daniel Jarrett
Dem. (League says: "Hazen, Jar
retfs opponent, is and has been a (Li
petty politician. This ward nhrmlrl
send a man of ability and character
io me counui. Jarrett is the man.")
Thirty-fourth Ward Jos. n Knot.
ner, Dem. .
Tihrty-fifth WarB John s riart