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Nf ytM"f1TW bv-ass W,- ""H" VOLUME XXII I. JACK THE JAYHAWKER The Former Governor Deploys Be tween the Lines,Airing Grievances to Sorehead Admirers. Dropping His Principles, He Forages on One Side and Then on the Other, Followed to the Republican Trough by the Aleck Jones Brand of Organized Appetite, The Grafters' Union, the Town of Lake Contractors' Ring, And Many Statesmen Mixed Up with Grain Office Scandals, Follow in His Wake. Jack the .liiyhawker has declared for IlcMievy for Mayor. Jack the Jayhawker N the other name for John I'. Altgchl, ill one lime n per sistent Democratic nltlco-scekcr ami a peislstent Democratic olllcc-holdor. Altgcld blew Into Chicago from Ohio early In the 'SOV. ami In 1JS4 seeiireil the Democratic, noinlnatlon for C'oii gtess In the North Side district, hut was heiltell nt the poll". At the time, although poshlg as a liemoerat, he win busily engaged In or ganizing the "ntlvaiieeil koi'IiiIIMh" Into a party Iy themselves, Avliloh was culled the "Worklugnicu's ratty." The "Worklngiuon's Party recelveil iiiln an Impetus May I. I SMI. when a bomb wan thrown at the police In Hay luarhet Square, killing seveuil of them ami wounding over a score. Shortly after thN oeeitrrenee the "Worktiiginen's Parly" nomlnatetl John I'. .Merrill for Judge of the Superior Court, and the Democralle party, through Altsdd's Jugglery. Indorsed him. The ieult to he expected, followed. Altgcld having divided the Democrat le party Into two camps and having himself named liy hoth, was eleeled. Tin- tfist of tho Democratic ticket wi;s defeated. Altgcld did not stay loin: on the heueh until he made up Ids mind to run fur (lovernor, lie rau for f'overnn'r and was rieeted. I'p to this time he hud the respect of ev eryhody. Mill In tin ovll hour he fell In with the Contractors' Coiuhlne, fresh from the eoiuiuests on 'the drainage eaual, ami he turned over the grain olllce to Its lender mercies. The record- of the State's Attorney's olllce tell the rest. drafters from the -rest of ihe Slate were glcn herths In the management of the Insane asylums and other public Institution. One gang was given .'.'IS:.',(mji, with whlelt to erect un Insane asylum at Peoria. They picked out an abandoned con I mine belonging to u friend of theirs, pive hlui his price iiuil put up the building, although the crut of eaith was so thlu under It that It was liable to tall through into the coal mine at any moment. This eotly monument to grnlt had to he taken down under the Tanner ad ministration, and the people of Illinois lost the MiS-'.OCO. The faets attending the defalcation of Treasurer Itamsey are well known ami need no reiteration. So are a thousand other scandals too numerous to mention. linXM.Iohn P. Altgcld was elected a delegate to tho Democratic; national convention, lie has never heen elected a delegate to any convention since, and never will he. lie could not ho an odd iilteiunto to u town caucus. Tho leason for this Is that onco In the national convention ho proceeded to torui an alliance with his natural side partner, Oue-Kyod Tillman, of South Carolina, and to tluow all of his re spectable, trleudrt in the air. lie throw so many of them in the air that ho hud none left and was forced to herd witli the Contractors' Under the Lead of Combine ami the Men Who Hate liar llson, ever since. in ltn:n he occupied a seat In the gal lery at the national convention at Kail; sas City.' ' He heard the hand. That was all. Now he Is out for llniieey. If It were not for the fact that he eats at the Monroe, he would not know whero he was at. lie Is now a .layhawker, pure and Pimple. When he lluds the forage had on tho Democratic hide, he talks with the hoys it the Monroe and then furiiuc on the Itepuhlleaiis, He Is now foraging on the Itepuh lleaiis, We wish them Joy of him. And when the Coroner's Imptest Is held on the political lemaliis of .Indue Hennessey on April -. the verdht will he: Died, of an nerdne of Idle, caused by swallowing that Jaundiced Jay hawker, John P. Altgcld. All Democrats who opposed Mayor HariUou In this campaign should he promptly kicked olY of the Central Com mittee after election. linger C. Sullivan Is always a Demo crat. He Is worklinr hard for the re election id' Mayor Harilsou, William I.oguer is dolmr good work In r the re-election of Mayor Harrison ami the whole Democratic ticket. It's Harrison by ."11,1100 easy enough. All the sore-head kicking about "Hob" Ilurke did not prevent him trom prov ing himself to be the best campaign ninimer that Chicago ever had. Not only the Democralle parly hut the people generally me proud of Hub ert i:. Ilurke. Faithful to every trust, he has outwitted the Republican man agers ut every turn. lie has the brains ami they have the boodle, hut brains have won, The Dally News or Tuesday pictured llauecy us u parrot ami the ltecord of Wednesday pictured him as a monkdy. 1 let ween the monkey ami the parrot he oujrhl to have tin "L" of u time with himself between now and the close of the pulls. Co it, parrot! Co It, mon key! Henry I. 11011. will mako u good Cidlctor of Internal Iteveuue. His ap pointment gives great satisfaction. William l.eguer predicts l,r.00 major ity tor Harrison In his ward ,(tho old Fourteenth), although It Is iwuully strongly Republican. Harrison's victory Is already hailed as u certainty by wood Judges, At Inst iiccountH Altgcld wiih still talking. Hon. Hurry II. Fuller, the present South Town Collector Is ulivudy talked CHICAGO, SATURDAY, MARCH 30, 1901. i. iX M '.:' .''-.''ia : -; imw - 'i 3 i ? r HON. ROBERT E. BURKE. The Silent Democratic Leader, Whose Honest and Intelligent Work Counts with the Voters. of as a pmil man to succeed ".llui" llcihllck as Clerk of the Probate Court next year. Thomas Cuban has quit politics. Hveryhody wMics him u rapid restora tion to health. Harrison will carry every ward In the city except elcht. and he will come orv near to carrylmr thein. The "Monroe Doctrine" can't beat Harilsou. The Dralnatre canal for Dralmijro eon tractors! It never has and It never will purify our drlnklnsr water. What paid Is the Dralunirc canal, anyw'ayV "Poll your water!" says tho Health Department, iilthnutrh tho Drainage canal has been rimulinr for over a year, The Drainage eaual appears to be piod only for draining the people's pockets. Hon. Daniel. I. McMahon, the popular Democrat, Is working ulKhl ami day for the re-election of Mayor Carter II, Harilsou. .Mr. McMahon Is attorney for the Hoard of education, where he has made a most excellent record. The Chlcairo ltecord calls W. O. I.a Monte "the unspeakable I.a Monte." Yet ho holds a lucrative position in the Juvenile Court, and only a few days api went to Spiiinrllehl with his ehuiii, one T, D. 1 1 m ley (who Is also on Ju venile Court payroll), to lobby for morn Juvenile Court legislative, enact ments, fortunately this precious pair did not make a very favorahlo lmpres slou on the legislative solous at tho State Capitol. The DralmiKo Cnmil is tho bljriresl fraud of the century. It was ostensibly built to better the city's water supply. The city's water supply Is more pol luted attho present tlmo than It ever was. The Drainage Canal was built for the beucllt of tho contractors ami nobody else. Spencer Ward will he clouted AJiUtf iniiii from the Twenty-sixth Ward. Ho Ik the Democratic, nominee mid Is tho best equipped candidate from a mental and oratorical standpoint Unit tho ward has ever had in tho Held, lie, has tho lmckluir. of such men as Joseph 1, FhiuuKiiu and tho best citizens of tho ward generally ami will easily dofeat lllake, as ho certainly ought to. Tho Altgeld, organization, which J opened heiuhiunrteru nt the Trcmout "INDEPENDENT IN ALL THINQa NEUTRAL 5 i ' 'i& ' -- - ?'? '',V . 'T M 'iri - ' House, Is accused of havlnjr received lltiaiiclal Inspiration from the I'lilou 'fraction Company to the amount of Sii.imhi, The clini'ce was made openly by Hubert I.'. Ilurke, Secretary of tho Democratic County Central Committee, who declined that the source of his In formation could not be Impeached. "We knew for sevcial days that some of the former adherents of Mr. Altjrold were plnuulmr to form an autl-Harrl-sou orcnnl.allon," Mild Mr. Hurke. Tor a time they were blocked by lack of funds, hut this has been overcome. How much more than sil.ooo they ob tained I have not been reliably In formed, but I know that from John M, Koach this amount was secured. The contribution was received In cash." In other iimrtors ll was asserted that In addition to the sil.tHiii contribution attributed to the I'lilou Traction Com pany .l,nni) more, mukhur a total of $10,0110, had been raised. Democralle mnmnrcrs also sent out scouts to pithcr evidence tcpirdlinr a statement that the traction companies had placed an avcrairo of ten men In each waul to work for .ludjre llauecy. Some of these men are icnoiied to be on the tegular pay tolls of the corporations, while others have been men out of employ ment. c Senator Tom Dawson, whoe niilhor Izcil blopnphy describes hlui as one of the most beautiful men who over lived, has been bc.irjl from ut last In the Legislature. He has Introduced a bill to tax all bachelors siuij n year. Ho Is, Indeed, as his biography suys, "a perfect Ideal of mental and physical manhood." Open Hobey street to KMou :ieuue! The stench fiom KNton incline lue factories demands the atteiuloii of the Cr.iud Jury. Who Is It that set' the coin for Ihe ncjrlcct to open Not 111 Hobey sticet to Hlstou avenue'.' To oblige one man the great West Side thoroiiglifaie. Hobey sinet, Is never ojlcucd to KUiou avenue. The brewers on KNion avenue are taxed to tho limit by the Hoard of He view, but tho glue factories In their vi cinity escape lightly. How Is this? Is anyone settled with? North Side people complain of the stench from F.lston avenue glue fac tories. The Hepuhllcan candidate for Mayor will not get many votes on tho Hoard of Trade. The following card extens ively distributed on tho board gives ouo of the reasons why: "Judgo Flhrldgo Ileune&sy, alias IN NONE." TWELVE PAGES. llauecy. talked on 'blue laws' last night to ii big crowd of voters made up of the foreign element, at West Tweltth Street Turner Hall, West Hith and I'lilou streets, ami came out against Sunday and midnight closing of Millions, Alter telling his audience that neither be nor Mayor Harrison could onfoice blue laws, he added: "'Hut they say, 'Oh. ,ou will close up the saloon on Sundays ami at mid night.' No I won't! Hut I will shut up Ihe gambling trust of Harilsou ami "Patsy" King, and won't let them run Saturday or Sunday or any other day. "'How about the gambling on the Hoaid of Trade?' asked one, " 'Well.' replied the Judge, 'the Hoard of Trade Is Just ns bad in iniiuy te spects as "Patsy" King's games, but then you and I do not go up again-'! that sort of thing.' 1'roin the Chicago Heiord of March 'J1. HUH. Al the letpiest of the Itepilbllcau Campaign Committee. Weber and Kan ter. the loan sharks, hung a picture of Mayor Harrison In the window of the Chicago Credit Company, opposite the City Hall. This was done I'm1 the pur pose of denting the Impression that the loan sharks were for Harrison, It fooled no one. Hver.vhod.v knows that the loan shaiks tire for llauecy. lloitore Palmer will make a splendid Alderman. Vote for llonore Palmer In the Tweu ly-lliM. D. J. McMahon Is giving great satis faction as attorney for the School Itoattl. Mr. Francis D. Coauery, the Demo cr.ille nominee for Alderman In the Twenty-eighth Ward, Is a brother ot Mr. John T. Couuery, the popular mail ager of tho Youghlogheny - I.ehlgh Coal Company. John J. McLaughlin has made a tin record as West Town Supervisor. He will he re-elected by an Inci eased ma jority. Sn,yfri .Mr. John K. Kehoe Is doing splendid woik lor the Democratic city ticket. Hon. Stephen D. (irlllln Is managing Win. I.oelller's campaign mid feels in sured of tho success of the eutlio Dem ocratic city ticket. Hon, (ieorgo S, Foster Is tho best man to elect Alderman of the Twenty seventh "Ward. Hon. James A. llogan would prove a good man on tho State Hoard of Hall road and Warehouse Commissioners, THE MONROE DOCTRINE Aside from Electing Hanecy Mayor It Appears to Be to Hake All Streets Canals. In This Way the Contractors' Combine Will Have Money to Burn or Divide. The Grafting Scheme Which Would Take in North Shore Meets with Opposition. When Hanecy Is Elected the Monroe De bating Club Will Get All Gondola Privileges, And the Streets Will Be Made Navi gable by the Town ot Lake Gang. Over ut the Monroe the defeat of llarrNou Is alleged to be the main ob ject to he attained Jiwt now. When Altgeld Is present It Is the solo topic for dWeussion. w Who'll he Isn't th(vgreat canal topic so dear to the hearts of nil. Is brought tip. The success of the gralters on the pie-cut Drainage Canal has set the gang wild. It now wants to build canals every where. The North Hraucli Is to he widened. The South Hraneh Is to be widened, A canal Is to he built to Kvaustoii. A canal Is to be built to Wllinotte. A canal Is to be built to the Calumet. The Calumet Is to he widened. II Hanecy, or Hennessey, Is elected, the streets are to be turned Into canals ami the gondola privileges given to the members of the Monroe Debating Club. The gang expect to realize fully s."IiO,ii(mmnhi before they are thiough. Of course, this may bankrupt the citizens, hut what or It? Opposition to making Cranston ami the north shore towns a part of the sanitary district Is tlmllng many ad herents mining the substantial pioperly owiieis of the north shore. The claim Is made that the engineering dltllcultlos to be overcome In such an undertaking are such that the sanitary district could not afford to do the work ami that tho purpose of milking the north shorn towns a part of the dlsiilet Is to In crease the revenue of the district lu order to complete the work already started. Such a plan say the Irate property owners, would tax the new pari of the district without giving any local returns. "It Is a 'grafting scheme," Mild Col. Henry M. Kidder of North I'vniiston. "Why do they go ahead ami take meas ures to get us Into the sanitary dis trict before there Is any detailed prop osition made In regard to what kind of a drainage system Is to be provided for us .' We want to know what wo are lo nave neiore we uegin ia,vni nixes for It. I feel sure that If such a scheme Is eer put through It. will be long af ter the Caluiuel river district Is con nected wllh the sanitary district, ami when there Is u real need In I'vnuMon for such drainage, "The dreamers speak of this matter as If It were no more of an undertak lug than to run a tile ditch across a 10 acre Held, hut I am one of the many who believe that the cost of such a hraneh would be nearly eciual to the cot of the main channel." Col. Kidder continued: "ll Is proposed to run a canal four teen miles long along the west line uf r.vaiiston, starting from the lake at a point lu Wihuetlc, where pumping works are to be situated, to lift the water from the lake to the sewer. The blulV at this point has an average height of thirty feet above the lake level ami Is battered by the stormiest waves of l.ako Michigan. In addition to the constant -wearing away of the shore which would make tho mainte nance of a pumping station then very costly, the hay Is frequently Idled with anchor Ice that would render the op eration of tho works Impossible. A greater dllllculty would have to be overcome, bcuauso of tho fact that nil of lJvauston and thu greater part of Wlliuetto tiro lower llinu the sower NUMBER 5. would bo unless cuts averaging nearly thirty feet lu depth were made." It Is further objected by the oppo nents of the plan thai the north branch of the Chicago Illver overflows with Its picM'iit drainage at certain seasons, ami that It would' have to he deepened and widened very materially to accoiu module the drainage from the north shoie district. The Idea of a lake-level channel Is said lo be Impracticable, as It would necessitate a cut of over thirty feet for the llrst t wo miles and of about twenty feet for the following six miles to bring It to Its Junction with the liver near Howiuauvllle. At that point Ihe bed of the river Is twelve feet above the lake level, and It would be lleces sary lo have pumping works there lo III! this sewage Into the river. From Ihe tall; ut the Monroe, how ever, nil Ihe "hnprovemenls" will be carried out whether the people kick or not. In summing up three wards the Mu nicipal Voters' League ays: Charles Werno, the Democratic candidate lu the Twenty-third Ward, should be re elected. Ili has served two terms in the Council, representing the old Tweiity-tirst Ward, ami has made an excellent record. Uy experience, char acter and ability, ho Is especially ipial Hied, lie Is one of dlie most elllcleut and valuable members of the Council. Ch.ules F, (illliiiann, tho oppolm.' candidate, N not well iiialltlcd to take Mr. Wcruo's place. We urge good citi zens to unite, Irrespective of parly, In tin- support of Mr. Werno for re-election. Twenty-eighth Ward -The League lu lis preliminary report said of Chailes C. llallsirom, nominated for re-election lu the Twenty-eighth Ward, that his record ami attitude lu the Council were weak and unsatisfactory. While he has frankly admitted Ids mistakes and given assurances of Improvement the League believes that Francis D. Oounory, his Democralle opponent, N on Ihe whole a more desirable candi date, Couuery Is a capable and oner getlc young man wllh a good business reputation. Alderman John F. Smulskl I a can didate for re-election 111 the Seven teenth Ward. He Is mil nhht and elll cleut. Alderman. Was a vlcorous onisi- nent of the effort to grant llfty-year franchises to tint street uillway com panies, Hecaiie of Ids personal lit lies ami proved elllcleuey It Js of the llrst Importance to the city that he be reelected. The Interests of his ward cannot bo placed lu better hands. Hlehard J. McCrath, tho opposing candidate, bears a good lepntatlon, but has neither the expei'lcttee nor the iihl! Ity of Alderman Smulskl. In the live years' stuurgle of the peo pie of Chicago against the cnrruptlm.' Iiilluciice of the Mrccl-inllwiiy corpora lions the ipiosthui has taken on a moral phase. If Ihe outcome id' this battle Is the election of a corrupt majoilty lu tin,, rliv Ciiiimi'II It will mean nubile degradation and the debasement of public morals. It will mean that nf llclals cannot be honest when It pays them better to be dishonest. U Is n moial ipicstloii that is (he dominant question In this campaign. att i !!