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$ I bt Chicago gqqlf, PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY MENRY F. DONOVAN. Am Im4ttm4tat Political Ntw$pr, FtsrltBB mad Truthful. utscwmoN rates, i:.n per year bb u.u romtrmrinoM t MRV P. MKOVAN, Editor H Prafritlar, t TMIoak Balldlif , ,M.Cnt Washington 81 tad Fifth Art. fctared at the Pwtoffloa at Chicago, 1111- Ma, M Moond-filtM natter. LARGEST WEEKLY CIRCULATION IN CHICAGO. JOB TO SELL THE CITY HALL It I nlsnu time that public sentiment made Itself felt In mi uncertain luiimii'r iioii tin? proposed Job of 11 sale of the It.v liull to tlio county for 1.000,hhi nud the removal of city oftice from their present central location to the West Side. The more statement of such a propolt.on should lit enough to pro voke It IllStllllt repudiation. Hut It has pilXXt'll llCVOIlll till' Stlltl Of MlggOStloll m it vote of till' finance eomuilttee hint Friday recommending the advertise nient of the city hull for sale. It I eveti nald that Mayor Harrison favor thl ileal ami the erection of n new city hall on the West Side. If no. tliu sooner he waken to the full fatu ity of the proposed deal the latter for hU reputation for faulty ami political direwdiie. He taunt remember that ho bt Mayor of Chicago, sworn to con serve Itn lnit civic Interest and pre sumably deaf to the pleading and scheme of seotlonn and real t'Mate Job- Iter. What li the matter with the present location of the city hall? 1m It not ax near the center of the business life of Chicago tiM It can get unless It should be transferred to the site of the new pontoltloe building? In Chicago all Hue of tnivel converge toward the present city hall. All ntroot ear Hue from the north, couth and went lend to within a few blocks of Mayor Hnrrlson'n ortlee, which should Ik at the center of civic life and not In itn otitnklrt. Citizen In all section of the city can Ret to the present city ami county buildings without detour. . If the city hall were moved to the Went Side resident of the North and South Slden would have to take two or three ftreet car transfer to pet there, ami only a very ninnll part of the Went Side would be In direct car communication with the city offleon. It In nald that both the county and the city need more spice. Then what in to prevent their getting all the space they need on the present site? Modem architecture -would give them four times an much otllee room an they enjoy In the city hall and county building. And a sensible reconstruct Ion of these cavernous building would very easily double their present olllce space. There Is plenty of room aloft. In the near future the county and dty Rovcmnientn will be consolidated, We are not going to tolerate this cotly dual form many years longer. There Is not a single tangible nrgii went In favor of removing the city hall to the Wct Side. The only one that can explain the action of the tlnauce committee Is summed up in the one word "Jobbery." Political cormorant ami contraetom are sitting around look ing for a fennt of Job. WEARS DOWDALL'S MANTLE. Several year- niro. at a Democratic Slate convention held In I'corla, a gen. tlciuan was lttir'iilii;:llc lion. John II. Olietly, a prominent Illinois Demo crat, when W. T. Duudall, al-o another prominent Dciuoirat. paraded down Hie aisle to III- eat In the convention, waking many uggttlnu a to Demo cratic policies ami candidates on the way, Dowdall wa unknown to the gentleman with Oberly, and he aked who Dowdall was. "Hint man," said oberly, "N Hied del fool III Illinois," The Journal cxpic-es no opinion as to the ootTectllt s of Obel'ly'n estimate tif Dowdall: It mav. or may not, have been true at tli.it Huio. Kvcu If It Mere true then, the mantle has fallen from Dowdall and dropped Mjunroly on the shoulder of A. ('. Hentley, sec retary of the Democratic State Central Committee. Kccciitly Mr. Hentley, In an ungunrd d moment, allowed himself to be In terviewed with reference to the com ing election, and ho i:,v as n reason why Mr. Wlilttemore. Hie Itepubllcan v.indldate for State Treasurer, should not be elected by an overwhelming ma jority that It would be in violation of Hie nplrlt of the constitution! The. Treasurer, as everylsidy knows, is In eligible for a second term, and boeauw Mr. Wlilttemore In the present assist- 'tkwWmmBmmmmrM afRaaaaaBaW. Htttifmrm-mmmi nwnmil iHMirtniimiiii ,n i ant treasurer Hentley argues It make hltu Ineligible! Shades of the departed HIacktouo- Hut. after all. such an opinion Is In keeping with latter-day Democracy. .Mr. Hentley ulo believes that money Is made by law. lie believe that some law will make money ami that more law will make more money. And o he believes that enough laws should be ground out to u'lve the people not only all the money they need but all they want. We would not be surprised If Mr. Hentley tielloves tln world Is Hat. Surely It I r, easy to believe the one as the other. An opinion from this accomplished lec.il light as to whether the "Initia tive and referendum" should be used externally or Internally, or both, would proven valuable contribution to Ih i- emtio campaign literature. i:.lt Doudiill-ontor Hcntlcv. Illi nois Journal. NATURAL ADVANCED GEOGRAPHY. The publishers take pleasure In an nouncing the publication of the Natural Advanced Geography, which, with the elementary book of the series, recently published, forms a complete and care fully graded school course In geog raphy, constructed on the lines recom mended by the Committee of Fifteen In Its recent report on Momentary Edu- cation. Special attention Is Invited to noineof the distinguishing features of this new text-book. General Abu. The Natural Advanced Urography Is designed as a practical study of man' environment and Itn re latlons to him. It tr.icen the physical processes by which the earth Is tlttttl for man's occupancy; points out the re lationship tictween man and bin physi cal surroundings; and Indicates the dis tribution. Industries and social condi tion of man over the earth. Thus the roil t nil thought of the ti oat incut In man. "Thin predominance of the human feature In a ntudy ostensibly relating to physical nature, your committee con sldern necessary mid entirely Justifia ble." Itoport of the Committee of Fif teen, p. .Ml. Main Divisions. The hook Is com posed of two partn or divisions: I. The earth ns u whole, occupying about one-fourth of the treatment, and presenting the general lawn which de termine the features of the earth and the distribution and activities of Itn Inhabitants; aud it. Parts of theoarlh, occupying the remaining throe-fourths. In which the general lawn are applied to each grand division and country In turn. From Andrew S. Draper, President t'nlvernlty of Illinois: "The Natural Advanced Geography In up to date with the world's latent knowledge of the earth and It peoples, ami In In lino with the ripest jtcdagogl cal thought relating thereto. I could hardly have believed rbat so much mat ter could be brought within audi com pans and made no' Irresistibly fascina ting. You aro to be congratulated up on bringing out such a book. It will still further stimulate the recently en larged interest In geography and kin dred subjectn In the elementary schools, and will doubtless strengthen the foun dations for the work thoreuiton which In now lielng no generally projected In the advanced schools." From William II. Maxwell. Superin tendent of Schools, Now York City: "I have examined the Natural Ad vanced Geography with great care, an well as the Klcinontary (leography of the same series. I am no much pleased with these books that I am constrained to break the rule, to which I have rigid ly adhered for yearn, tint to -write lot tors with regard to text-lwok. These text-bookn, however, rise no far alwivo those that have preceded them that I conceive It to be the duty of all who are interested In public school educa tion to call attention to their merits. The selection of facts from the groat store of geographical knowledge Inmost Judlcloiin, while the faotn are presented In accordance, with the llrmly ostub llslied lawn developed by the nelenee of education." THE 00NGRE88IONAL I8SUE. "The question before the country to day U whether the American people will sustain President McKlnley In his administration In the diplomatic' con test with Spain which will begin In Paris October 1." In these words Congressman Wil liam I.orlmer expresses the whole Issue Involved 111 the Congrcsloiml elec tions. Ill this year, IS!S, the I'lilted States of America him added lon.ooo Mptaiv miles to Its area and has brought more than !Uhii,mmi human beings u.idor Its Hag. It has extended Its dominion over the most valuable Islands of the Wot Indies, over Hawaii, the key to tliu I'acltlc, and over the Philippines, the gateway to the commerce of the Orient, It has opened the geographical way for the construction of thcNIcaragua canal. It has placed within the grap of Its people possibilities of trade, wealth, and power whoso Inexhaustible couse iiioiiee are waiting to crowd fat upon one another for Hfey year or a century to come. It has established Itself as olio of the foremost power of the woild. It has won for Itself that di greeof respect among the civilized peo ple of the globe that will enable It o gle force and permanence to the de mands of Its national policy. Shall these splendid achievement be perpetuated in our national policy' With one voice the Itepublloiuis of this nation have replied: They shall. With one voice they have declared that wherever the Hag of this country has U-eii raised over tropical lands and In tropical sea within the hist six month that Hag shall continue to wave as long a the I'lilted States government has the power to maintain It. On the other hand, u vast majority of Democrats, In their coiiventlonresolutlonsand through their party organ, have callnl upon the government of this republic to re pudiate the vast domain and the Mist possibilities that have been won by force of our arms, to retire -within it self, and to exist as it existed before the names of Dewey and Merrltt, Schley and Sampson became household words throughout the land. There Is no Ignoring the Issue thus presented. A man has only jo enter two club, tho barber shop, or the sa i-WwrfMBSUBBiM3atoiilta4lifcJiri a THS OHIOAQO BAQLB loon, or to pauo on the street corner, to learn what Is uppermost In the minds of the people. There Is no general dis cussion of the battle of tho standards, there Is no Interest or debate regarding the free coinage of silver. A person seeks In vain for any iiion or body of men who will devote their leisure to comparison, between the Dlngloy law and the WlWon law. Neither the tin Iff nor the currency hold the attention of the groat iuue of the people Unlay, 'fhe one question, ever before them, Is: Shall this country expand with Its op portunities or shall It remain a pent-up continental power? No amount of sophistry can turn the people away from thl question. No amount of ar gument can take them back to tho dried husks of 1MMI. No political leader, whatever hi power or sagacity, can force to their mouths a l.ethean drink to obliterate from their memories the revolutionary change of the lat mouths, A man who goes before Un people to-day can no more turn back the tide of public sentiment and force It to How In channels of hi own choos ing than ho can dam the Mississippi m Its mouth or force back Niagara Into the contltios of Lake P.rlc. It I a use less tack and If attempted will prove a disastrous one. "The question before the country to day I whether the American people will sustain President McKlnley In hi administration In the diplomatic con test with Spain which will begin In Paris Oct. 1." In other word, will they cast their ballot for men who will sustain a Ite publlcan President, a Itepubllcan Cabi net, and a ItopuhHcnu Congress In holding for this nation the vast oppor tunities of the hour, or will they cat their lot with the men who out of pure antagonism to the Itepubllcan parly would make all the victories of our war with Spain and all our present poss. bllltle of boundless commercial devel opment an If they had not been' The decision will determine the fu ture of thin country for generations to come. It demands the undivided ami thoughtful attention of every Aiiieil call voter through the six weeks that will elapse before he will east his Con gressional ballot at the polls. PREFERS LORIMER TO A PANIO. The Tlmcs-IIeraid publishes the fol lowing unique editorial: LOIUCIIKK. To the F.dltor: I am In thorough nympathy with the policy of the Times Herald, but I am puzzled and surprised at your silence on the candidacy of "Hilly" I.orlmer. I wan greatly Inter ested In your articles last winter expos ing I.orlmer an a cheap politician and a lobbyist for corrupt legislation, nhow lug how he had risen suddenly from comparative iwvorty to allliiciice. Ho ban never answered your question, "Whore Did He (lot It'" Han your on tlmntc of hltu undergone any change' Isn't lie the same "Hilly" I.orlniorV If no, why do you keep silent when your active opposition wight defeat him for re-election to Congress? A PUZZLED HKADKH. Those are plnlu and fair questions, and they shall have a plain and fair answer. "Willy" Lorltnor has not changed, uor lam the Tlmes-Hornld altered Itn opin ion of him. Hut the Congressional campaign thin year In one of measures and not men. The vital question at Insue is not whether "Hilly" I.orlinor or his opiMinont, C. Porter Johnson, In the better man, but whether or not the nlugle gold standard of currency al ready adopted by the United State shall be no securely established by Congress an the tlxod llnanclal policy of the nation that It will bo beyond the power of repiidlntloulstn to overthrow It. The vlwr of repudiation has U-on scotched, but to remove all danger It must be killed. Upon the currency question "Hilly" Lorltner will vote with his party, which In pledged to perpetuate the gold ntniulurd and the suproniaey of honest money. If Mr. Johnson ntood uhh a platform declaring for the maintenance of the gold ntandard the 'rimes-Herald would prefer him Infinitely above "Hilly" I.orlinor and would give hi in cordial support. Hut Mr. Johnson is pledged to tonr down the gold ntandard-tho llnanclal bulwark of the nation. He, loo, will vote with Ills party on the cur rency question, and his party In pledged to the free and unlimited coinage of sil ver at double Itn value. Tho fultlll mont of this pledge would mean the re pudiation of a largo percentage of nub ile and private debt, would destroy the credit of the government, dishonor It III tho eyes of nil other nations and pre cipitate a panic such us the world has never soon. Hotter to bear the burden of Lari mer than tho odium of repudiation; bet ter a saerltleo of local pride than tho shame of national dishonor. As between Lorlmor and a panic the Tlines.Herald prefers Lorlmor. RAISING CAMPAIGN FUNDS. The Itepubllcan politicians and pros are expressing a sense of horror at the "hocking revolution true or untrue as It may bo that Democratic candidates for otllee lu Conk County have actually assessed themselves considerable amount to piovhlea fund for the pay ment of camiKilgu expenses, Probablv there Is no accuracy lu the siaieuient an to the stuns which each candidate Is to pay, ami there may be no tiuth In the statement that an aessmeiit has been made. Hut, however that may be, nu assess incut to whloh the candidate ami the political committee agree, which shall be paid by voluntary contributions, Is no debauchery of the public service. like an assessment on otllceholdor mid employes, calling on them to pay a per centage on their salaries Into a party campaign fund. The amounts which candidate pay Is a willing contribu tion. It is tliu sum which they think they ought to spare ami can afford to spare from their private means for cam paign purpose. It I their own money, earned outside of public otllee. It Is reported, and it Is probably true, Hint the Itepubllcan committees have assessed all tho olllceholder ami em- ploycs of tho State, and of Cook County a percentage on their salaries of from T to 10 per cent a month. This assess ment In not to bo paid out of the private meant of those n(rolnat whom It atande, Mixniir Kii AuMMteni It come In the form of "docked" wage, paid from the public treasury. It Is the money of the taxpayer, collected for the payment of the salarie of otll cor and employe, but which they do not receive. It I Intercepted by the party extortionist, who contleiito the amount licforo It roadie the pocket of the otllelal or employes to whom It 1 due. The illlToronec 1 so striking ns to not need explanation. The contribution of a Democratic candidate to the cam paign fund Is voluntary. If he doe not want to pay It ho need not stay on tho ticket. The money paid by a Itepubll can otllcoholdor or employe Is an en forced irlbute taken from hltu at the pay table deducted from his pay roll whether lie want to pay It and etui af ford to pay it or not. THE MAGAZINES. SCMHNF.ll'S. The a Hide In the October SerlbnorV on the "Hattle of San Juan." by Itlch ard Harding Davis, Is not only a vivid decrirtlou of that famous victory but a complete ami careful analysis of tho conduct of the whole Santiago cam paign. He point out with perfect olcarne tlio problem Involved, show the lack of adequate preparation, and say that the lltinl niieeess obtained was duo sole ly to the Hplemlld and persistent valor of the troop who fought under the most trying and discouraging condi tion, combined with the destruction of Cervora' fleet by the navy. Mr. Davl place the blame where he be lieve It I duo, ami at tho name time give all credit to the men who did the real work. It I a deliberate and con scientious history of the campaign, and worthy of permanence a a record. The Illustrations are from photograph and drawing of actual scenes. Captain Arthur II. I -co of the Itoyal artillery, the Hrltlnh military attache, who accompanied our troopn to Cuba, write of "The Kegiilar at F.I Caiiey." Thl article, coming from the represent ative of a friendly nation and having the authority of a trained soldier, will have a npoclal Interest ami value for American readers. It contains a care ful account of the management of tho battle, the disposition of troops, etc., and at tho name time In roll of color and moving description of scenes and Incident observed by the author, who was constantly at the front In exposed positions. Ho pay ample tribute to the lighting quallllc of American soldiers. TIIM OUTLOOK. The Outlook continues to give It renilom a woek-to-weok history of tho events of the war. In addition to the valuable letters of Mr. Ueorge Keiiunn. which will still continue, although for the moment Interrupted by mi attack of fever which compelled Mr. Keiinan to return to this country from Cuba, The Outlook has printed many extracts from private letters about the war, Is publishing from time to time extracts from "A Trooper's Dlnry" (being the diary of a young Amherst student who Is now In Manila), and, of course, gives In addition a conuoctod history of events na they occur. Tho September Magaxlno .Number contains an Illustrat ed article oil "Santiago After the Sur render," by Anna N. Hcnjainln, an In stallment of "A Trooper's Diary," an account or "The Fight of the Hough indent" as told by a private lu one of the troop, an editorial examination of "Secretary Alger's Defense," and in other ways shows nu active Interest in the events preceding the declaration of peace, (if;! a ywir. The Outlook Com pany, U87 Fourth avenue, New York.) fiOOD HOUSKKKKPINO. Good Housekeeping has been re duced to ifl per year. Thin Important reduction In price will bo wade wJHiout In any manner reducing the size, quality or high standard of the magazine, all of which will lie nialnlalned ami no far as prac ticable Improved, along the honored linen of "The Interests of the Higher Life of the Household." Au immense Increase in circulation, as a result of this departure, Is already assured, and thus the scope and Influence of the magazine will bo broadened and deep ened. WOMAN'S HOMIK COMPANION. A now era I marked among wom en's magazine by the October Wom an's Homo Companion for the wide scope of thought ami research covered by its leading articles. Notable among these Is Forrest Crlssey's practical In sight Into the work of "The Hull-House Social Settlement," which Is profusely Illustrated from photographs. Some In teresting theories of the social change likely to lie wrought by our late war Willi Spain are advanced by John (ill mer Speed, and Hozeklah Hutterworth contributing to the series, "Child-Train-lug by the Froobol System," review the great work being accomplished by Kindergarten Homes. A page devoted to "Poems of the Season" Is repret nta tlve of the best verse of the day. The first chapter of a fascinating love story by Francis Lynde, "A Worshipful An cestry," s a clover commentary upon soolety's popular fad, the study of fam ily trees. A pretty story of a college professors, romance is told by Elizabeth Overstreet flippy, mid Will N. llarboii writes of the love of iiiral folk In "The Itoiiiru of the Inconstant." Mr. Moses P. Handy contribute), a practical paper, "A Talk with Young Wives," ami urieiia I.. Sliacklorord write of "Or namental Class in All Age," with Il lustrations of rare Venetian glass. Two pages are devoted to new Ideas In fancy work and embroidery, ami another page tells of old and new charms for the Hal lowe'en I'tollc, The usual department of cookery for girls, latest fashions, housekeeping helps, floriculture and young folks' pages have strong and iiiiH-M i ca i ii re. 4 lie giacerui cover design Is by Jessie Wilcox Smith. Pub llshed by Mast, Crowoll Ar Kirkpatrlok, Sprlngileld, Ohio; fifty cents a year; live cents a copy; sample copy free, THE PALL MALL M.WiAZlNK. Mr. William Archer, the eminent English critic, contributes a timely nrtlclo to the October mimlier of the Pall Mall Magazine, in which ho dis cusses tho Identity of English and American literary expression. Mr. Archer contends that the metaphor which (loHcrllK-B England as the "moth er country" of America is a misleading aud inUchlcvous one, although Tinny-, i. lMmtamfymtxtifr son has given It literary sanction In the line "(Ilgnntle Daughter of the West," and Mr. William Watson, in his sonnet hoglniilng "o towering daughter. Titan of the West." Hoth poets, In Mr. Ar eher'a opinion, Ignore the flight of time and mistake an historical for an actual relation. "The America of to-dav Is not the daughter of the Kngland of to day. They are both daughter and co heiresses of the Kngland of the past, and especially, we mny nay, of seven teenth century F.ngland. Tho name spirit which refused slilp-nionev to Charles 1. refused tea-money to (leorgo ML; the same spirit which drew up the Petition of flight dictated the Deo a rat Ion of Independence. It was Nag land's misconception of her true rela tion to her American colonies that llnally alienated them. She tried to bo not only a niothor-lnnd. but a step-mother-land, and the United States no bly and Inevitably broke her loading strings. And now. after the lapse of a century and a quarter, we have no shadow of an excuse for putting on inn lenial nlrs toward the transatlantic republic. We, no loss than the Ameri can, are revolted children of the Kng land of North and Oreiivlllc. though our revolt has boon a bloodless one. Surely, then, our relation Is fraternal, not parental and filial. Or. since a significant poroiiltleatlon-a remnant either of mythology or of chlvnlrv make nations feminine. NATURAL GAS FOR CHICAGO. The attorneys for the People's (las Light and Coke Company make this an uoiiucoinout: , "The substance of the agreement signed In New York Inst Friday In the following: The People's !as Company during the next throe years Is to ex pend the sum of l.riou.oou In exploit lug the natural gas business In Chica go. This Is the limit of tho amount which the People's Company Is requir ed to expend In the exploitation of nat ural gas during tin- remaining twenty years of the contract. The expenditure or tne money In exploiting natural gas I to be made In n manner to be mu tually agreed upon between the two companies, and, in case of disagree mont, by arbitration, so that the Poo pie' Company Is protected from tho ox ploltatlou of natural gas being dctrl mental to Its business In the sale of ma nu fact u rod gas. "Tho Indiana Natural (las Company guarantees that the People's Company will receive, as Its share from the new .business expected to be acquired through the foregoing expenditures, not less than 7 per cent, upon all moneys oxpoudod, over and above all addition al distribution expenses which way lie Incurred by the People's Company. This gunranty Is well secured and ex tends over the entire period of the con tract. Iu addition to the foregoing, au Important concession Is wade by the Natural (Ins Company, the details of which will later on bo submitted to the stockholders of the People's Uas Com pany. The directors of the People's Company are much pleased at the terms of the arrangement made, as they feel that the company Is well pro tected mid has settled, without any sin rltlcc, a very serious controversy. The natural gas people are also well satis fled with the settlement, ns they are confident that the further exploitation of natural gas lu Chicago can easily be made without detriment to the Inter ests of manufactured gas, and that the returns to lie expected therefrom will bo very largely In excess of tho amount guaranteed by them to the People's Company." THE MAYOR'8 FUNNY ADDRESS. Chicago, Sept. I'd, 181)8. To the Editor: Mayor Harrison, In id Auditorium address, says "party dis cipline ought to be like army discip line;" Hint "obedience Is the tlrst duty of the soldier." In other word, when the machine put up a ticket there must be no kleker. Suppose there are men on the ticket who voted for the Allen bill, will Mr. Harrison vote for those moii? If he does, then his opposition to that law look suspicious. If ho .votes against (hem ho In himself a kick or and should bo disciplined. What say ex-(lov. Altgeld, "If there Is a man upon the Democratic ticket that you believe to bo a handler, then vote against that man." Hut, the ox-Hover-uor In a statesman, an honorable man not a con man. The ex-Oovornor known well that boodlorn and spoilsmen are not Democrats; they are simply a dan gerous class of con men, who are wag ing war on civil service Ju the dark, but are afraid to attack it openly at their meetings. We expected Mayor Har rison would toll us about the evils of civil service as well as the benefit and advantages of the spoils system, but lit didn't. I suppose ho wan ashamed or afraid, or perhaps the subject wa too heavy to handle, What Is the spoils system but boodle and bribery? Mr. Hurke offer ,",imki county Job good salarie attached In exchange for votes. Another worker makes It bettor by in.OiH) city Jobs If the party I successful. How much worse I It to bribe the Council, or the State Legislature, than It 1 to bribe the voting community? Why doe Mayor Harrison approve of that ys teui of bribery and corruption which he knows all about, ami yet continually keeps lighting the Allen law? I it for the Ik'liollt of the people? No; It I to make vote. Mayor Harrison's Democrat made a mistake lu denouncing elvil service. Now they are sorry they did lt. Seeing the uproar everywhere lu opposition to the spoils system, what that system has done for our army should damn It forever. Every advocate of that sys tem should be considered a public en emy. It "poisoned the food and pol luted the wntor" that brought suffer-! Ing, disease and death to our army lu CiiImi aud elsewhere. Cheers and flag waving can't cover tho cloven foot, The Cuban war brings Into full vlow the beauties of the system Mr, Harrison would give us In exchange for tho mer it system. Yours, etc, ANTMIAIUU80N DEMOCRAT. ALTQE.LD'8 ADVICE TO DEMOCRATS Although Mr. Altgeld did not strip the hide from the preseut Governor of Illinois and hang It upon tho stage of the Auditorium for the delectation of , . ,'; fti'.'V.-V'V.; ' i ' ' '.'"- "- '" . ' JHMHNHIbbbbv k K ' ' . aaVaVLVKti . . ' W T , . ' ffcL . '! BK ' , ' ZMWktLiJJ 5s. bV lmuuuuuuuri'" ' BBBBfekBW. v -bVbIbbbbER'' ' Hk,; 'BtBflLLLLLLt! .BLLLHfe- BBBBBBBBBBaVBmJ .BBBBBBBBBBBBfB bbbbbbbbbbbbbV ' .Baa. mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmc' jBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBb BBBBBV aBBBBBBBBBBBBBK? 'iaiaiaialiiaiaiaialiaV v iIbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbVbbIbV'? VH - WKM!' -. ' HON. MILES E. BARRY, The Honeat Alderman lrom the Twenty.fourth Ward, Whose Vote I Always Right. Alderman Miles K. Harry, who has made suclyin honest nud straightfor ward record lu the city council ns to win the respect of nil classes of citizens Is the Secretary and Treasurer of Harry Hi-others' Independent Tiia Lino. The brothers John, Thomas and Mllos-nr-rived from Muskegon, Mich., In the fall of 18S1) with two almost worthless tugs, and were given a limit of about thirty days to stay on the river by their fel low competitors, but with one object lu view aud a insistent endeavor to succeed, they now jwnsess twelve of the finest and most powerful tug lioats on the Democracy, as advertised, his lam pooning of the legislators who voted for the Allen bill left nothing to be de sired In the way of vigorous denuncia tion. In fact, Mr. Altgeld devoted the ma jor portion of his siecch to n dissection of this measure and to a bitter arraign ment of Hie legislature that enacted It, disregarding the fact Hint It was passed by Democratic and Republican votes. In answer to the claim Hint the Dem ocratic ticket lu Cook County "Is not any bettor than the Republican, or not even no good," Mr. Altgeld said that It would be strange If a ticket containing forty or fifty names did not have some weak men on It, and declared that If there was any man on the Democratic ticket who supiMirted the Allen law It was the duty of the Democrats to scratch him. This was cheering advice to Captain i-arreii, candidate for re-election to the Legislature, who wan present at the bond of the Cook County Democratic Marching Club, and who voted for the Allen bill lu the Fortieth Assembly. It In to be hoped that the captain will hood the admonition of the ox-Oovernor and noratch himself on election day. It Is not possible to make a party Issue out of the Allen law for the rea son that it received both Republican and Democratic votes lu the Legisla ture and for the additional reason that a majority of Hie Republican and Dem ocratic legislative nominees tlirouuli- out the State aro already pledged to vote for the repeal of the law. AD0LPHU8 BU80H BUY8 THE GRAND PACIFIC. William R. Kerr, secretary of the (Irand Pacific Hotel company, and as sociated with Albert E. (ilennlo In the management of the house, disponed of hi stock lu the company Tuesday to -ooipnus Hiiscii, the capitalist ami brewer of St. Minis. Mr. Hunch has boon a largo stockholder In the com pany since lis organization. Mr. oion nlo. under the now organization will iiocome tlio sole manager of the house. Mr. Hunch Is nald to have paid Mr. Kerr dollar for dollar for the stock he hold about $111,000. In the now management Mr. Glounlo ha boon succeeded In the Vice Presi dency by Martin Schultz, tho Hoard of Trade man of this city. The house was opened nn March 12 last, and on a scale of elegance consid erably exceeding the old house under Hie Drake managemoiit. Outside of Mr. Kerr and Mr. (Ilennlo the principal stockholder represented trade Inter est, the largest of which was that of Mr. Husi-h, who subscribed about one third of the capitalization of the com pany, which was $1 ."0,000. Fred Son 'tag, the representative of Mr. Hunch In this city, was chosen President, Mr. (Ilennlo Vice President, and Mr. Kerr soorotary. From time to time report have boon current Hint a change lu the personnel of the company wa Imminent, a It has lHon known Hint Mr, Hiiscii has been negotiating for Mr. Kerr's stock, ami also lias succeeded In securing sev eral small holding. Hy the purchase of Mr, Kerr's stock lie becomes tlio owner of a majority of the stock. Mr. Kerr, who lias lioou an active business man all his life, will engage soon lu another Hue of business. In speaking of his retirement from Hie company, he said It was duo simply ton desire to return to a field of business morn after the order of such as he had followed prior to becoming Interested in Hie Grand Pacific venture. He had not yet decided what he should do, as he had soveral projects In mind, but would undoubtedly bo at work ngnlu In a short time. Mr. Kerr formerly was In the real estate business. He was Alderman, nud under Mayor Swift wm Commissioner of nealth. the chain of lakes. They have a branch line In South Chicago, and otcrnting a floating dry dock, stationed at the foot of Illinois street and the river, which was originally Intended for their own boats only, but has now come into the active demand of others. With the swiftest and most powerful fleet of boats, n plant to do nil of their own repairs mid six brothers, each and ev cry one adapted for his particular part of the work, "Harry Hrothers' Inde pendent Tug Line" Is recognized nt home and abroad nil over the chain of lakes as an extremely successful combination. REAL ESTATE A8 A BAROMETER. There Is no bettor barometer of pros perity than Is furnished by the real es tate movements of n city which Is free from the pernicious Influences of spec ulative "booms." Real estate under normal conditions Is the most stable of all values and Is the last to be affected by general trade fluctuations. The wheat" market may boom one duy and collapse the next as the result of pure ly speculative Influences, but real es tate cannot lie cornered, and Its values rise and fall with the general tide of prosperity. During the period of financial and In dustrial depression through which this country has been passing Chicago real estate has declined to tho lowest point known In many year. There seems to be no doubt, however, that the turning point lias at last been reached, nud that n steady upward movement from thl time forwnrd may contldentlv be ex pected. All the local dealers report signs of increased activity In their lino of business mid a general stiffening of prices, and, while nn boom Is looked for, all Indications point to a steady rise lu values. It Is believed that Chi cago real estate at the present time Is. one of tliu safest forms of Investment offered to the public, and miles all In dications are misleading the prices aro now much lower than they over will he again. The. upward tendency of real estate furnishes a gratifying and convincing proof that bettor time. aro at hand. OHAUNCEY DEPEW COMING. Chiiuncey M. Depew will be the guest of honor at the Hamilton Club' Ropub llcan celebration of Chicago day at tho Audltorliiui Monday, Oct. 10. At '.I o'clock that day Hope Reed Cody, pre. Idem of the club, will, lu the Audito rium Theater, Introduce Judge Peter S, Grosseup, the chairman of the dn.vr who will Introduce Dr. Depew, and tlio latter will deliver an address on the great political questions now absorb ing the attention of the American peo ple, A patriotic and musical program will bo rendered by a chorus of uoo voices. At 0 o'clock lu the evening the Chicago day banquet will bo hold In the main dining-room of the Auditorium Hold. Five hundred cover will be laid ami the holder of each banquet ticket will be given two tickets for the afternoon mooting. The speakers at the banquet will be Chauncoy M. Depew, George R. Rid will, collector of the port of New York; united States Senator John C, Spooiier and Robert M. LaFollotte of Wiscon sin. William E. Mason of Illinois and Colonel Henry L. Turner ami Colonel .Marcus Kavauagh of the First and Seventh Infantry, Illinois Volunteers. Congressman Houtoll has his cam paign well started In the Sixth con Ri'ennlonul district. He Is making a per soiml lour of the factories ami business Place in the district. Congressional headquarters have been opened at -18!) -North Clark street, and there the urn senatorial candidates whose districts lo almost entirely within Mr. Houtoll' dls- ii oi, I-rod a. Hussu and Harry G. Hall, will rendezvous ami make It a hr..e. cornered campaign. The. regular Twen- JJ imirtii ward Republican club has "ouiiquaiiers at MS North Clark street, and the Twouty-thlrd ward club tit aia Orleans street. 11 1 remarkable that, if the First Regiment is as well otllcorod as many J'coplc suppose, tho otllcer nro un nhle to account for tho whereabouts of 1-0 privates. Hon. Fred W. Uphaw Is tlio only nldcrinan who gives his salary to two young meu, whoso duties are to boo that the streets and alleys of his ward ore kept clean.