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frSV'Wtf fe K "INDEPENDENT IN ALL THINGS. NEUTRAL IN NONE." CHICAGO, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17. 1898-TWELVE PAGES. NUMBER 407. VOLUME XVIII. tfP R" ill TIE Nil CATCHERS' DIM. With tbe Yellow Kid at Its Head It Insults tbe Gallant Seventh, And Deliberately Snubs Five Hundred Busi ness Men Who Tried to Honor the Regiment. Desirous of Making; Cheap Political Capi tal and to Work, Off an Old Speech, Harrison Lined Up His , Biirrea up now. The Manner in Which the Mayor Ignored the First Regiment Will Be Remembered. A nitiiilior of Chicago business nii'ii some iiioiitlm ago formed themselves Into what I culled thu Seventh Regl incut Auxiliary Association. IIm membership wan coiillueil to no one political party." Hi object wan to aid tha families of the mciuticrs of the Kullant Seventh, while fathers, brother ami husbands were doing tbelr duty by their country lu the ranks at tho front. Judge Itlchard Proudergnst, ono of the foretuoHt lawyer of IIIIuoIh, was elected It president, and the Auxiliary Association did Hm full duty towards the trays lu the Held and Uiu loved ones ut home. When tho gallant Seventh was or dered back to Chicago, a large recep tion committee was uppoluted to give the returning heroes a grand non-partisan reception. The following well-known business men, of nil shades of political opinion, composed tbo committee: II. Premlcrgast, W. A. McOu're. chairman. Philip Hteln. W. P. llcimeberry, I-'. Q. Unll. It. S. Tuthlll. .1. . (lary. T. P. Hodnctt. A. N. Waterman. T. Ilrentano. It. w. Clifford. II. M. Shepiird. 3, B. Payne. Hlshop Fallows. .1. It. Murphy. P. S. (JroNHcup. II. V. Freeman. P. Hcnneberry. Oeorge Pom. K. Ilurke. C. C. Kolilsant. .1. Hutchinson, . II. 11(11 ton. .1. UlllllOIIH. M. P. Tuley. Prank linker. C. (I. Xeely. K. P. Dunne. W. Portune. P. Fortune. R, J. WalHlic. II. MclluKh. W. .1. HvndenoD. II. It. Kuitle. J. 13. IllllllKUU. S. Dunne. ,1 n men Dunne. .1. W. Parley. T. F. CiiHluiiim. 1). P. llreiiiner. .Inlin Powers. P. W. McXamars. T. McKlligutt. .1. .1. Ward. Aid. Lyman. T. K. Lantry. M. Hrunslield. (1. Fleming. T. K. ltyan. .loliii Carroll. W. .1. Mnxlcy. II. Sullivan. I.lnyd Smith. C. A. Main . P. Hrossenu. .1. N. Clark. T. llrenan. .1. MeAndiews. J, J. Ilealy. , 3. P. Hopkins. M. McDerntott. J. J. llortnett. Thomas Kelly. C. S. Deneen. Thomas (Julian W. J.orlmer. ,A. Chetlaln. K. Haneey. 3. Brenock. .1. Showalter. T. O. Wtmles. II. P. HeJkmip. II. H. Iwutell. N, 0. Hear. P. Adam. , . A. Trade. O. N. Carter, .1. P. Barrett. L. A. done, T. I). Hurley. .1. S. Hummer. X. D. Luughllu.a .1. .1. Towiisend. M. 3. Devlne. T. Mulvlhlll.' M. I). Delmnlile. K. 8. Cummlng. John MeMnhiui. Iter. T. Judge. H. J. Power. It. R. Corrliran. It. C. Gunning. M. W. DHHey. .1. C. Strain. It. O'Conncll. Jotieidi Downey. P. P. (Jlllesple. A. J. Oraham. Aid. J, ltreunnn. . Tlioiiuis Cuwick. Joseph Bldwlll. .Tame Pease, W. P. McLaughlin. W. .7. Qilan. M. Itremmu. D. Solon. A. W. Amberg. Thomas Smyth. James Maher. A. X. Madden. .1. P. Plnerty. Dr. !. (Iiierin. .1. P. Ilarrett. P. J. ltyan. Nicholas Hunt. T. Ilarrett. M. ShleldH. (i. P. aillman. .T. II. Ilurke. J. 8. Cooke. ' W. O'Brien. K. Horau. C. A. Plnmondou. P. A. Cahlll. U. C. Mnge. 1). It. Scully. .T. P. Byrne. J. P. Mnhoney, N. Dennohy, Thomas Lynch. W. P. Mahoney. It. D. Healy. Thomas Byrne, A. Cummlngs. T. Cannon. A. D. Phiinondon. 3. 0. Schubert. II. A. Dilblu. 3. P. Mcdoorty. W, J. aibboiw. K. M. Lnhiu. City Hall Guards and a joiiy This rommlttee secured the Tremout House and arranged a splendid dinner for the Holdlcr boy. It also appointed a big committee to go dowu the road on u special train to greet the lads. But, unfortunately for the sttei-ess of the undertaking and for the good name of the city, the Yellow Kid Mayor, on looking over the published list of the committee membership, discovered that It coutalued the names of u number of Itepubllcaus and of a number of friends of "Tim" ltyan, whom he hates very much. He at once called n meeting of tbe leaders of his bodyguard, the Dog Catchers' Union, and u coup was planned. Private Secretary Lahlff was ordered to write n speech of welcome, and with this in his pocket the Mayor set out ut the head of the Dog Catchers' Unlou to meet the Seventh at the depot and to shut the business men out. He also had somu of his Dog Catch ers bring along a wagou load of red hots, which ha bought at a Xorth Clark street bargain sale. The red hols were distributed at the depot; the mayor worked off his speech, and tlit! Cltlxeus' Committee was head ed oil'. A meatier piece of political spite work has never In-en seen lu Chicago. Tho men of the Seventh are Insulted over It, and their friends are wrnthy. In his efforts to reach some of his political eueiules over the head of the gallant Seventh, the Chief of the Dog Catchers' Union overreached himself. Ho turned out live hundred police men to clear the streets Cor the Scvcrith and eighty men to do the same Job for the poor, sick memliers of the First, who were thus left to be Jostled by the Immense crowd, and lu many Instances walked over. Thero nre over four huudred Demo crats in the First, most of them young Irlsh-Amcrlcnu. who will never vote for tho Yellow Kid or ills Dog Catcher again. Tenth Ward folk gave an ovation to Major Lawrence M. Kuiils of tho Sev euth ltegiment Monday evening. The William Lorlmer Marching Club, r.00 strong, marched to tho home of Major Knuls, (KH Turner avenue, and escort ed him to the Douglas Park pavilion, where the festivities were held. An address of welcome was made by Zlna II. Carter, President of tho Hoard of Trade. After the address of welcome nud inline, by an orchestra n gold and sil ver mounted mword was presented to tho major, tho presentation speech be ing made by William Lorlmer, who, after tracing nt some length tho re sults of the war, declared that the country owed most of Its thanks to (lie volunteers lu the army nud navy. Major Ennls, he thought, wns a fair typo of the volunteer officer, and such a man the people delighted to honor. Concluding, lie said: "I take great pleasure In presenting this saber to Major Unuls, confident he will nev er draw it savo lu a Just cause, and, having drawn It, will nover let It re turn to Us scabbard until the honor of Old Ulory Is upheld." Major Hunts responded with a brief nddresi, In which ho thanked his friends for the lioi.or they had shown him. , On the plate of tho scabbard was tho eugruvlug: "Preseuted to Major Law- nIPs P react' M. Ktinls, Third Battalion, Rev euth ltegiment, Ulluols Infautry, U. 8. V by the Citizens of the Tenth Ward." On a smaller plate was engraved the date, "September 1'-', 1808." On the blade of the sword were the letters, "U. 8. V." After n number of nddresses had been made nt the pavilion the party adjourned to Nohe's Hall, where the welcome to the Major was con cluded with a banquet. The malinger of the annual Labor picnic should get a new set of shakers for next year. The. Yellow Kid and a lot of political stiff are no men to speak for working people. How does Mayor Harrison expect Democrat le Senators and Represent atlves lo remain honest at Springtleld, when he order the Dog Catchers' Union to asses Senator .fl.(NH and Itepresentatlve iflliH) each for cam paign expenses? The Dog Catchers' Union, Mayor Har rison's political society, has assessed tho three candidates for the Hoard of Itevlew $.,IHH) each for campaign ex penses. Is this an order to the mem bers to go after property owners with an ax when they nre elected V It looks like It. The Democratic County Commission ers' ticket opens up like the ttrst strains of sea sickness; John Cxeknla, Camilla Vo in", etc. Where did they get them? No wonder the labor unions are los lug their grip. Instead of having men of brains talk nt their annual demon strations, they secure lali-dedah imita tions like tho Mayor, or played-out political stiffs like the other fellows. Secretary Hob Ilurke has advertised for the whereabouts of one of the country candidates for County Com missioner. No one knows the man or where he can be found. Ouo of tho features of the Democratic comity ticket is n mail named Shim heck, who Is running for the Hoard of Review. Where does his live and what Is his business? Tho four members of the Dog Catch ers' Union who marched lwsldo tho Mayor last Friday, voted for the Allen law, and tho Mayor wns very friendly with them nt that. Who said the Mayor wns ugulust the Allen bill? Hon, Honjnmlii M. Mitchell, the pop ular member of tho Legislature from tho Nineteenth Senatorial District, Is IB 111. HON. WILLIAM LORIMER Tta Best Congressman that Chicago Has Ever Had. making n winning canvass, and will be re-elected by mi Increased majority. Last week the Polish Democracy of the Sixteenth Ward adopted ringing resolution in favor of Mr. Mitchell's return to the seat lu the Illinois Legis lature, which he has so ably tilled. The news from the Vermont and Maine election, showing n big falling off In the Republican vote, sound Hay mond's death Unci I. Itnymoud. lu till campaign, stands for starvation nud fever to the xoldlcts. He Is Alger's man. Coipor.itlon Counsel Thornton, Dem ocratic candidate for Superior Court Judge, and one of the big cog In the county machine, I at out with the Cook County Democracy. Wlipn the club gave it annual picnic recently two member asked Mr. Thornton to buy some tickets to help tho cause along and to their utter surprise he re fused point-blank. They reminded him that he enjoyed a fat Job under a Democratic administration and that, as the Cook County Democracy had materially aided lu the election of the last municipal ticket, he wns Indirectly a debtor to that organisation. "No, I will not take the tickets," said the cor poration counsel firmly, "and what Is more, I shall not have anything to do with the Cook County Democracy as long as John Power remains at the head of It." The ticket peddler re ported Thornton's traitorous word to the directors, nud the Powers men now threaten to get revenge ut the polls. K.-.ludge Prendergast, who .was the ilose adviser of tho Powers-ltyan factJou during the hot fight prior to the Democratic primaries Inst spring, attacked Thornton bitterly at that time and nearly kept him off the coun ty ticket; and the corporation couiim-I lias not forgotten li. Indications are that neither side has burled the hatch et. It's a wonder the notorious Sam Ray mond, whom the Republicans have nominated for County Treasurer, wouldn't give nil excursion for sick soldiers, If he 1s flush enough to hire n lake steamer for his own exclusive benefit. Congressman Lorlmer's district, the Second, wns supposed to bo Democrat le when mnde, but at both elections since Its creation It 1ms gone Repub Ileum Hoth times the present cundi date, Mr. Lorlmer, was elected, and the Indications are that he will have a still la?ger majority In 188 thnit ho had lu 1MH or 381X1. Ho Is now nue of the iccogulzcd leaders of the Republican side of the Huuse, and many Demo crat lu his district will take satisfac tion lu giving him a vote of coulldcuce. Itnymoud spend f2,000 for nil ex cursion for himself nud political bums on the lake, but not one cent for sick soldiers! In obedience to suggestions from the state headquarters, many Deiuocintlc county conventions lu Illinois are In corisiratlug In their platforms a sav age denunciation of the revenue re form law passed at the special session of the Legislature. The party man agers Intend lo make an attack on the new law an Important Issue lu the camp.ilgu and try to convince the farmer that It was devised fur the sole purpose of adding to their burden of taxes and reducing the assessments of the city property holders. The Democratic politicians are denouncing the law before It lias had a fair trial, and charge that It has cost the tax paye.s of the state JfU.'D.OOO already, as the pclal M'sslon expended about that sum. Inasmuch as many of the most e.unest advocates of the law were found nninng the country mem bers of the house and senate, It Is not believed the issue raised by the Dem ocrats will prove very popular. The Chicago Club ha hitherto luvn looked upon as a high-toned organiza tion. Wo know of no good reasons for the obstructive tactic employed by the canal commissioners lu delaying the completion of the great drainage canal, In utter disregard of the contract en tered Into by themselves. Some people Intimate "that there Is only one Infer ence to bo drawn that boodle liillu enees are at work otherwise the canal commissioners should change their pel Icy from ouo of hostility to one of help fill co-operation. Did you ever look up Sam Raymond's record? It would bo Just us consistent for the Republicans to- place the name of C, Porter Johnson on their ticket for Con gress as that of W. fl. Kwlng for Judge of tho Superior Court. Look up Ram Raymond's business record Just for fun. He is a public character now, ami wants to be your Comity Treasurer, Look him up. Ot'or politics on pigo 8. 11.11 Ml! DAYJI TBE LAKE. The Republican Candidate for County Treasurer Tenders Himself an Excursion on the Virginia. On Saturday, in Honor of His Return from a Four Months' Eastern Trip, Ho Will Entertain Himself and Some Boon Companions on the Big Goodrich Steamer. No Sick Soldiers, No Soldiers' Fund, No Sick People Will Be at All Benefited. Only "Big Sam' Who Needs the Lake Air After a Long, Joyful Loaf. The new from Vermont, where the Republican vote fell oil' llfteeii per cent, The news from the Maine election, where the Republican vote fell off forty per cent, And the news from Chicago, where the Antl-ltaymoiid feeling is growing at a greater rate than It did when the people beat "lllg Sam" for City Treas urer In INsll, Has brought Sam Itnymoud home. And how ha he signalized his re turn? Has he signalized It by putting up any money for sick soldier' Not much. He hasn't given sick soldiers u cent. Has he given up a cent for the Pence Jubilee? - We should say not! What then has "lllg Sam" done since his return? He lias shut himself up in the Chi cago Club, where lie has eaten four dinner, each of which it took him tlve hour to consume. And then, poor man, lie ha hired the steamer Virginia nud tendered himself ami Ills friends a grand ovation lu the shape of a trip to Milwaukee and back. It will be Itiijinond Day on the Lake. No sick soldiers, No sick men, No poor people need apply, "lllg Sam" mean to enjoy the cam paign even If he I beaten worse this year than he was In the great aiitl-gaug uprising of 1SM. There Is war upon 8am Raymond, Al ger's friend nud apologist, in the Re publican ranks. Hlg Sam has liceti visiting his friend Alger ever since his nomination three months ngo, and, from nil appearances, Is afraid to coum home. Ho has been "out of the city" for over three months nnd no ono has any Idea of where he was, except that he was "on n visit to his personal friend Al ger" tho man who allowed our sol diers to go Into thu Held without proper food, clothing or medicine, and to starve to death in tho service of their couutry. Raymond, who always wns a hoodoo, Is doomed, Tho young soldiers are against hhn because he stands for Alger. The old soldiers are against him be cause he Mauds for Alger. CltUcns generally nre against him beeauso of his public and private rec ords, neither of which will retloct much credit uttou his candidacy for County Treasurer when they urn published nud published they will be. Raymond a. business man! Well, just writo to sumo concern which can give you points on business men and find out for yourself what sort of a busi ness man he is. Ouo thing is certain; Tho antl-mnchlne Republicans are up In arms against Mr. Sam Raymond, Ho stands for everything objection able In the machine. Ho stands for everything unbuslnoes. Uko lu a business man, An Independent Republican will bo nominated against Raymond. This will knock him out, Just as tho righteous nntl-mnchluo movement agaiust this snmo Raymond knocked hlni out In 1880 when ho was lxmtwi for City Treasurer by Harney 11oeslng by nn .Immeuso majority. The Republican lmrty rose up as one man then and slew Hlg Sam. It resented his domineering ways and his overbearing milliner and bis desire to bo "out of town," by knocking him out by a big nntl-nincliltio movement. There Is n not her such luitl-uiuchlno movement on foot. It la aimed at Alger's fat friend sole iy. It will not hurt the Republican Slate ticket. It will help-It. It will bring out nn Immense Ibiwb llcan vote which will elect the Repub lican State candidates nud consign Raymond once more to the political grave In which ho wns buried by uiitl machine vote in the spring of lbSO. Raymond nud Alger, one and Insep crable. The days, for the registration for the November election will be October IS nud '.'."!. There will Ih only two days for registration this year, and under the law only those who register will be allowed to vote. The date fixed for a revision of the registration roll by the Judge and clerks of election I Sat urday, October U!. Are there many "business men" of the Raymond stripe lu the Chicago Club? Remember Alger when against Raymond. you volo The Democratic sliver leader are talking of miming Major Tolmaii of the First regiment for Judge in the event of the resignation of Judge John liar ton Payne. Major Tolmnii has a splendid war record, and, besides he Is one of the most active champions of free silver lu the state. He was one of the leaders lu "Ruck" Illnrlchseii's sliver convention, and It I said hi nomination will go far to ward further solidifying the entire lice silver element. How many members of the Chicago Club have records like Sam Raymmid? Raymond Is doomed to defeat In years with two 8s nud n I) lu them. Ho was left nt thu post In 18SU; he will be beaten even worse lu IMS. A vote for Raymond Is n vote for Alger. An Independent Republican ticket will settlo Raymond forever. So the Chicago Club Isu't so exclusive after all. Republicans nre becoming alarmed oyer tho vlgoious campaign that I lie lug put up by Thomas Oahiiu, ami on Monday sent for Snm Raymond post haste In order that he might get Into the field a soon as possible. Raymond has been at the eastern summer resorts, while his opponent has been nt home working. Monday Raymond appeared for the llrst time during thu campaign ami visited Republican headquarter. In order to show that ho Is In tho iitJJ(i t t f ,'nyg'f" -1 . ii'ibt