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r- Ai WF- - --n J'-?-. THE BROAD AX J The BroJ Ax and t? tfjt-V ff CENTS Re.-v Jppy - per copy Vol XXVIIL No. 5 CHICAGO, ILL, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21. 1922 nrf&FFi . . -WKMaiHKmiKKm' BE-rss-r. .-f ?:. Hon. James H. Lawley, Republican Candidate for Re-Election for Trustee of the Sanitary District of Chicago Hon. Tames H. Lawlev. RnnMiean candidate for re-election as one of the Trustees of the Sanitary District of Chicago, was ushered in this grand old world richt here in the trri-at dtv of Chicago in 1876, and in every sense of the word he is a genuine Chicagoan, receiving his cduca'tion in its public schools. later on irraduattnc with hieh honors from the Illinois College of Law. For five terms, or ten years, he was one of the very valuable members of the City Council from the Four teenth Ward, and as a member of that body his, wise counsel was constantly sought by the other members of the city legislative body. He was for a long time one of the very strong and influential members of the finance. gas, oil and electric light commit tees of the City Council He always stood for honesty and efficiency in the administration of municipal affairs. It was through Alderman Law-ley's efforts that modern up-to-date busi ness j'ular .public officials in Cook county lf-kff e Txrrvr in1rrAnrA into city affairs in the preparations of the j for he always greets everyone with an budget, tie also cawsca xo dc unre duced modern bookkeeping and ac counting methods. He has always , received the unqualified endorsement of civic bodies and! has been praised hv ihr nress for securing budget re- I. I torra. z. He has always been accustomed to handling big problems as a result of his vast experience On the various im portant committees jpt the City Coun cil, and in that wJrk he was often brought in dose conpet with his pres ent position as one Of the Trustees of the Sanitary Distric of Chicago. At the election in November, 1916, he was chosen one of the Trustees of that district and in that position he is more than making good Sit every inch of the road. f He is chairman ct its finance com mittee which is th most important committee in connection with the Sanitary District oflChicago. Mr. Lawley is oneof the most pop- 1 extremely pleasant smile and with a 'warm erasn of the hand and at all ! times he conducts himself like a high t class centleman and the voters in this , city and county will make no mistake I in re-electing Mr. Lawley to his pres ent position on Tuesday, November 7, 'for at all times in the past he has proved himself to be an honest and faithful public servant For manv years he has been cry prominent in benevolent and fraternal work. He is an honored member of the Phi Alpha Delta League frater nity. Garden City Lodge A. F and A. M.. York Chanter. 148 K. A. .M., Columbia Commandery No. 63. Mcd : i. nr- r- A A - v f : man jcmi'ic . .-. s,. .. " i Knights of Pythias, Loyal Order of1 Moose, National Lnion, and fraternal Order of Eagles. All of the aboc is sufficient proof that Brother Lawley continues to tracl can on the loyal masonic road. V N HON. JAMES H. LAWLEY Republican Candidate for .Re-Election As a Turstee of the Sanitary District of Chicago, Owing to the Splendid and Honorable Record Which He Has Made in His Present Posi tion, Entitles Him to Re-Election on Tuesday, November 7. Lately Mr. Lawley Secured the Appointment of Miss Gert rude Brown, a Bright and Intelligent Young Colored Wom an to a Position in the Rooms of the Board of Review of Cook County. iwz a HON. ALFAR M. EBERHARDT Republican Candidate for Judge of the Municipal Court of Chicago Hon. Alfar M. Eberhardt. Repub lican candidate for Judge of the Mu-judilXburtfOuaso-uicviJulLx ear term, is" so well and favorably knows that it is very hard to attempt to write anything which would tend to laud him in the smallest decree. He was born in this great city, edu cated in its public schools, and, in. timt. graduated with high honors from the Lewis Institute and the Northwestern University. He is the highly honored son of the late Judge Max Eberhardt. who like hi son was. an honor to the legal profession, his father before him was amonj. the first Judges of the Muni" cipal Court of Chicago. He had al wa. been extremely friendly to the colored people, and, as his son will be elevated to the Municipal Bench, the colore people will still hac a friend at court. fr . Eberhardt always conducts hinuselJikca-fcighli cultured-gentle,. man. has ocen successiuu -sh- in tlio nraciicc of law for fifteen years. -.ml (nr three vcars he has served as an Assistant Attorney General of the State of Illinois. "He is an industrious, lawyer of high ideals and temperamentally fitted for tli nosition. We deem him qualified." Chicago Rar Association Report, April. 1922. He is an honored member ot tnc American and Chicago Bar Associa- fons, Oanlcn t iiy - , - Lincoln Park Commandery and Me dinah Temple. The people of this city ill be hon oring themselves by electing him one of the Judges of the Municipal Court of Chicago. - -c, ?SkHHHI J&iURSl IdlPVHI SiM iQ&T& E lAVVA. Ji HSmjPiBHH HON. MATT. A. MUELLER iMc The Most Popular German-American Republican in This City or Cook County Who Will Be Re-Elected One of the Trustees of the Sanitary District of Chicago on Tuesday, November 7. Both Men and Women Can Vote for Him. VfZW IMF IS r x; yJr Trv '"V h v Ss jjvs M 3 Wr M HON. ROBERT M. SWEITZER Re-elect him on his "record of service" for he is by far the best nd the most popular County Clerk that Cook County has ever had; he will be re-elected to his present honored posi tion 'on Tuesday, November 7, with both hands down. Both men and women can vote for him. :4 vfiu J 4vt Hon. Matt A. .Mueller. Republican candidate for re-election as one of the Trustees 'of the Sanitary District of Chicago, is one of the most popular German-Americans in this city or countrv and necd no long introduc tion to the great army of readers of this newspaper. He was born on the 12th day of December, 1865, in Germany, arriving in this country in the spring of 1881, located at Chester. Randolph County, Illinois, where he worked on a farm for two vears: removing to Chicago on May 1, 1883, he located in the same district where he now resides at 4917 South Loomis street. For some vears he worked for the Jones and Stiles Packing Co, the Boyd and Lunham Packing Co, and Swift and Co until 1902. At that time he was appointed Real Estate Depufy.Tn theB6ard bT Review, serv ing in that capacity until April 1, 1909. Then he plunged into politics in dead earnest, for at the April election in 1909. he was elected to the City Coun cil from the old fighting 29th ward. He was re-elected Alderman from the same ward in 1911, winning out by only twenty votes; but he was de- pried of his seat by a strong partisan ote in the Cit Council :a. rtir v-jaBp ''HRH -InH linn Robert M. Sweitzcr. the highly honorable and the most profi cient County Clerk that Cook coun ty has cer had. uio will be rc Mrrtrd for the third time to his present responsible position on Tues day. November . is a native oi mis great and wonderful city, first seeing the light of day' on May 10. 1868. His parents were John Martin and Mrs. Sarah (Lanning) Swcitzer, who were among the oldest and most highly respected citizens of Chicago Mr. Sweitzcr received his carl cdu- .,.;,, Jn the citv of his birth, gradu ating from its higher brancftcs ith the usual honors. As he approaencu manhood he entered St. Patrick's Commercial Academy and alter uiu gcntly applying himself to his studies for some years he eme'rged from it in 1884 well fortified or equipped to 101 i... -. ,-nmmrrcial pursuit, and shortly after doing so he became connected with James H. Walker and company, wholesale do' 8ds merchants, and he held a responsible position ith that firm for seven years, or until it failed in 1893. ti,. fc- became connected with the wholesale dry goods house of John . Farwell and Co, November 15. 1893. and remained with the old established and well known house until December 1, 1910, and if it had not been for the fact that he was elected Cook County Clerk in the last racrfU6ncd year he would still be homing down a high position with that firm. Mr Sweitzcr is extremely .popular among the large circle of loyal and steadfast friends, for he thoroughly understands in his quiet and soft manner how to draw men or friends to him and not to drive them away from him. As an evidence of this fact, for years he has bctn the head director of the Illinois Commercial Men's Association and Illinois Travel ing Men's Health Association, and for more than twenty-five years he has been chairman of the executive com mittee of the Alumni Association of St. Patrick's Commercial Association; he is al:o a prominent member of the Illinois Athletic Club, the Iroquois Club. Kniehts of Columbus, Royal Lcamic. Elks. Edgcbrook Country Club and of several other clubs and In 1904 Mr. Sweitzcr was happily united in mariage to Miss Alice Kcv iL They are the proud parents of three children two daughters and one son. Robert M, Jr.. and reside at 2958 W. Jackson Boulevard, in -the old 13th ward. For many years Mr. Swcitzer has been a power in the Democratic party of the west side and he has assisted to make and unmake city, county and state officials. Ecn assisting to make Presidents of the United States for as one of the delegates to the Democratic National Convention held in San Francisco. CaL, in 1920 he led off in the fight to iprecnt the re-nomination of Prcsi- Beine undaunted, he was still a strong factor and a prominent leader of the Republican party on the south west side, and he successfully organ ized the Lake Building Material Co, of which he was President for three years; disposing of his interest in that company, he successfully engaged in the Real Estate business under the firm name of Matt. A. Mueller and Company, located at 5047 S. Ashland avenue. At the present time Mr. Mueller, is president of the Greune-Mueller Coal Company. Mr. and Mrs. Mueller are the proud and happy parents of two bright and lovely children. He is one of the high est Masons in this country, being con nected with all the high Masonic bod ies in Chicago. He is also an honored member of the Modern Woodmen, Na tTonarUnion and the I'lattdeutschen Gilden, of which he has been Grand Treasurer for years. Mr. Mueller like his warm friend Hon James H. Lawlc. has always been true blue in his friendship for de cent and worthy colored people and everv colored person residing in this j city and county will record their votes I in favor of their re-election Tuesday. Xo ember 7th. .1...,, wviwtmu- WiKon. and anv oi .HI. ..wwu.v. ..... . his henchmen from walking away with the crown of glory- For a long time he was a member of the Democratic State Committee of Illinois. He was a delegate at large to the Baltimore convention in 1912 and assi-tcd the late Roger C Sullivan to swing the forty-eight delegates in that convention from this state from the late Champ Clark to Hon. Woodrow Wjlson. thereby sec uring his nomination to the presi dency of the United States. The doors on Mr. Swcitzer's inner office always swing both way,s, and they stand wide open during business hours and the humblest citizens, both p.t-,-v nnil Wfiitei experience no trouble in approaching him in order tn state or transact their business with him. There is one thing which can be said to the everlasting credit of Mr. Swcitzer,, namely, that he is absolute ly free from race prejudice and in October, 1914, he made the speech of his life at the laying of the corner stone of the New Eighth Regiment Armory, where he freely mingled with the Colored people. Shortly atter that event he presented Col. Franklin A. Denison with a fine and very ex pensive mahogany writing desk which still remains in the rooms of the Eighth Regiment Armor". There is not the slightest question about the re-election of Mr. Sweitzcr for clerk of Cook county. CANDIDATE BREAKS CAST OF KLANSMAN IN SPEECH Oakland. Cal. As he launched a denunciation of the Ku KIux Klan in an address here, a man rose, from the audience and deposited beside Thomas Lee Wool wine. Democratic candidate for governor, a piaster cast of a klans- man in full regalia. Simultaneously more than a hundred men rose m various parts of the hall. Before they could leave Wool wine seized the cast and hurled it to the floor. Some of the men started for the platform but hesitated and continued on their way out. The speaker was cheered by the balance of the audience. . . w.u..m. fTilranr HON. ALFAR M. EBERHARDT aew turn. -y?r u l-t- kMre rar Itt Asucmw":" . , . always w-; - the ta .r" T""" TT - Cm 11 ' - - - . i.x. . mmim tj - - T4ay Wf Wars hk the J""- ,. lST CUr the manner born receiving his common and high school education in the public schools of this wonder ful city; later on he graduated with honors from the Lincoln College ot Law. The Legislative oVters League has alwavs loudly sounded the praise of Senator Hughes in one of its latest reports on the senatorial candidates seeking election or re-election to the state senate has this to say in favor of Senator Hughes that he is finishing his second term as senator. "That he, has made a far better record thae -any represen tative of his district for many years: HON. EDWARD J. "HUGHES Democratic Candidate for re-election to State Senate from the 21st Senatorial Dist net or iiiujui. Tr Flirard J. Hughes. Demo cratic candidate for re-election to the State Senate from the Tvventy-first Senatorial District of Illinois, has long since proven himseu 10 oe one of the most popular and honorable members of the State Senate. He was first elected to the Upper House in 1914 and re-elected in ma, and ne -t. nt-s riaht on all questions or propositions affecting the interest of all the peopic i "" of the grand old state oi Illinois. Senator Hughes and his good wite Mrs. Hughes reside in a lovely home at 3339 Fulton street. He is to active and always alert to legislative affairs." In the past Senator Hughes has, honorably served on all of the most important committees of the state smate: he has been very active in sccurinc increased appropriations, for all the institutions for state depend ents. Senator -Hughes, who always con- duets himself like a hichly polished first class gentleman, has many warm friends among the best class of color ed people residing in his senatorial district and on Tuesday, November 7, they will greatly assist to re-elect him to the State Senate of Illinois. Stmi t- m' iPuti fi iSBuBt .LrS!ta Pkota by MabI Syk. Cblcmto HON. EDWARD J. HUGHES Democratic candidate for re-Ictie to'tfee State Ste, from the Twety-Firt Sectorial Bktrkt of Illm H w cJe inr fck ecosd term as sack; aad kk tplwiJid ?at rei tie State Scaate kas W kigklV. prmUed ky tk Lm latrre Voters' Lcagve. ' 4 ji sl 1 U '1 4 . 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