wAjiK&jjjgVtf: mi ja? i njun $0m'43im 'SUiUuiW.-ztfr y'-i-'ti'-"
TUBS OHIOAQC JO-A-GHLiES.
fmv will control the convention iiiul
mime tln candidates.
Not only tlii". 'luit It N ulo certain
tlt.it hi i tilling tin "Wubblei-s" mill the
members of tin- rlliiti's nii'l i-ittuiN. tin
Cook County Pomi'i-ruey will make tin
way open iiiul easy for tin- return to
tin putty ranks of good Democrats
who, through tin- beat of dispute iiiul
mistaken methods in trying to enforce
tlu'lr Ideas or iloutmuts utniingcd to get
outside of tli organization.
There ulV thousands of ll'lf. :l ttvo.
life-long Democrats now outside tin
ji.irty ior whose csti'iimciuciit tln'fi tin
longer oists tin tllulitfxt reason
When wt see int'it llkt .lolm Powers,
tin teal head or tin Tlltlt'ii Dotuocinoy
mul Robert 13. lliuki'. tin invincible
li'iitlt'i' of tin K-.'iilitf organization,
shaking hands unit moving forward
along tlio same course ot" iiftlon with
tilt anii I'imiiiioii end Doiuorrutlr
success In view vve can readily appre
ciate tlio truth of this statement.
No: N tlii'rt' tiny reason why tin in
tuit of tin t 'utility Deinoome.v In
ai'tnal practical politics should Inter
fere with the duties mul prerogatives of
tht County Central iNuuinltteo. Tin
duties of that lioilj n iv largely of n
perfunctory nature, ami tli f. It may
be rolled upon, will ho attended to un
der tho guidance of Robert 1-3. Hurke In
tin way best calculated to ri'iloiiml to
thf bcncilt of thf Democratic party.
Justice i;IImmi. the author of tlu
resolution, has this to "ay on the sub
ject: "Wt linvt In our ranks l-'ni work-lit-r
Democrats who mi' nhlf to iloniln
ntt' tlio councils of tin Democratic par
ly. Yft thf County Democracy has
never ht'fii represented n" an organiza
tion on our tickets. It N tluif for ut
to got together mul tviui'tly this coiull
This .statement puts tin situation pro
i'li'ly as Tin Eagle put In Its last
edition, mul contains not lilnir hut truth
mul fouiuioii oiiso.
Ever since the miuouueeuielil of tin.'
plan by the Chicago Eagle, the plan
has met with uulvcr-at eomuietiilatlou
hy good Democrats everywhere. Of
course eeitaln til the pay-roll brigade
mul dog-collar Heuioerats look askanee
at It. hut they have not tlareil to utter
a whimper of disapproval for the rea
son that they know they have a power
ful organization to taekh now If they
attempt to try any of their enbal prac
tlees in impeding Its work or progress.
Aid. John Powers, than whom then
Is no more Inllueiitlal anil t-npahle man
hi the party, oIees the true sentiment
bark of the movement. To a represent
ative of The Chicago Eagle lii sultl:
"We hae two Ideas la making this
chunge In the policy mnt charartrr of
the Cook County lirmocracy orgnulzn
tloit The tlrst Is to lain;: It iIum to the
M'ople: to bring the Helilocrats of Cook
County who have party Intrrests at
heart In closer touch with political af
fairs In Chicago ami Cook County.
Tin second Is to see that good Demo
crats, ineii who devote their time and
spend their money for the sake of the
party, are nominated for otllre instead
of men who merely want the olllce and
don't care a rap for the party.
.lust what the details of our work
will he will not be decided upon until
iiter our Southern trip. Hut we will
have an organization alive, alert ami
active In politics all the year round.
The Committee on I'olltlcal Action will
arrange the details. .
We will double our ini'iulier-lilp with
in a year, I'm sure. The men who will
he put on the Political Action Commit
let. will he men of means ami Inline ucr,
uie for each ward. Thry will not bo
nrlice-holilers. We expect to cut away
from the city pay-roll lAiutr hi appoint
ing that committee. Tim men on It will
Ih good Democrats, Interested In ami
anxious to serve their party.
The result will he that the real Demo
crats, the men Interested In the party
for tho party's sake, who ought to con
trol every polltlral party, will he en
abled to work together In the Cook
County Democracy ami 'put men of
their own type Into oilier."
This has the light ring In It. It
means much for the future of tho
Democratic paity, much for the com
ing t-.impalgn In Cook County, coming
as It docs from a man of the standing
ami the caliber of Aid. John Powers.
lUght In lino with it, ami In no uncer
tain tones, comes tin,' statement of Hob
ert 13. Hurke, until recently an iintngoit
1st of Mr. Powers, but now Ills friend,
ally ami co-worker In the cause of har
mony: "We intend," said Mr. Hurke, "to
make our organization a working body
In conventions anil primaries as well as
elections. It Is time that an organiza
tion as strong as ours and composed of
as good Democrats us ours is should
have home united voice in the noinlnu
lion of men for olllce hy the Deiiiin-rutlc
That Is what wo purpoe doing.
"Tho Idea Is feasible. We are strong
enough to can" it out. Already we
have something over l.'-'OO members,
and that number will Increase rapidly
from the time we begin operations un
der the new policy.
"It will unquestionably work great
good for the party, too. That's what
we want. We want to make Demo
cratic iwlitles a Democratic itftalr
straight through, and place tho control
of party matters In tint hands of men
who take an Intero-a In the party ami
will work for It.
Aid. Powers and I have not illsuiii-iwl
tne appointment of the Committee on
PoltK-al Action yer. ami won't do so
tuit.l we coino hack from tlio South, hut
the ii.iii who imi put on that commit
tee will be the right kind of men to do
Hie work we have Jn mind."
fl -. two men aro beyond all doubt
'in i 1 1 niliig of complido and tlion-ugli
(imi- ri. Hiding, .tod tho fart that tht'
. I! wi,rk togi-tli'-r mejillH a feollillllfd
.ml harmonized I'-iiio'-rurU party In
( 'M,i County.
I .- Uaglf has i.e. -i ,n rwlpt during
i..- pa-t week of m im of-cointntuilra-tin.,
f.'nm Demon in hailing from all
mu Chicago, ospiculug tho greato-Jt
x.itls'i irtlnn and i!l.'ht tit tlio now do
We b.ive not -.m to rrpr'sluee all
of tin . luit to . k ntatlvis "f the
t'hlnigi Jingle i - following men.
whoi-i' ii.iaies mid .'adding in in pari
LEADERS OF THE COUNTY DEMOCRACY.
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- If J , HSLfTL-'-o Of J: Ir Jk- . wk M 'a r
entitle them to consideration
follow lug statements;
M. C. McDolllllil-"When we have
1,'JOO able-bodied melt In an urgaulza
Hon like tin Cook County Democracy,
and they confess that, though Demo
crats, they are banded together for
purely xoclal purposes. It Is time to rail
a halt and set them doing -omethitig.
It Is a wise, oit might say, of self-tie-fense."
Vincent Perkins-"There Is nothing
brtter than a hustling Democrat, lie
seems to have that inspiration that
tells hint lie can never stop until sin
ress greets him. It Is u shame to have
11 host of sworn Democrats In an or
ganization like outs ami yet ilnd that
there Is no desire, so far us the men as
it club are concerned, to push the Inter
ests or the party to tin front. Tin
proper tiling for n body of men sitrli as
ours to do Is to get out ami work.
Fred 13. lllilreil "I see nothing but
success for the plan adopted at yestt
day's meeting of the Democracy. It Is
about time the members of1 the greatest
political iiim-chlug club In the country
took a 'tumble,' as It were, ami got out
Willi their coats off. Heretofore It has
been a dress parade affair. Now let It be
it uood olil-fashloueil bustling game,
wltli the good of the party ami the suc
cess of the ticket as tin goal.
"With the Cook County Democracy
actively lu politics 1 cannot see how a
county ticket can lose. It Is a poor man
that cannot command ten friends. The
Cook County DeniotTiiry therefore has
I'J.titMi ft lends. These, lu turn, could
commauil some thousands. Play the
endless chain game there, and where
tin the Itcpllhllcans get otfV 1 tell you
It is a gicat scheme, and Is hound to
John 13. Owens, City Attorney "Tin
Cook County Democracy Is about to
transform itself from a marching or
ganization Into a practical, iill-the-yrar-round,
working body. And the change
Is one decidedly for the better.
"Hy this means representative Denio
erats who have eiinied the right of rec
ognition by faithful service to the party
will be nominated In conventions ami
primaries by representative Denioerats.
"This Is what is conteniplateil lu tli"
rhniigr, and I mu almost euthitslsastic
over tlie Idea. It Is a good one a good
It. I'. McClnty-"! can sir no harm lu
tlie proposition. Any body of men that
organizes for any purpose. If they have
the grit to go iihead, must win. pro
viding there Is harmony. It occurs to
me there should he harmony lu such mi
undertaking. If there Is Democrats of
Cook County have cause for congratu
W. J. O'Hrlou "Xotlilng like work.
Work wins the lights, lu any polltlral
gaum II Is tlie mini who works hardrst
that wins the honors. The Cool; County
Drinocrney has much working timber
In Its ranks. Let the members get out
mid hustle as members of one great or
ganization; then watch the results.
They will not be against the Demo
crats." All of these men an hard working,
active Drmorrnts, men whose srrvirrs
and whose money have been always at
the disposal of the party. They are
practical men, too, in politics, and their
Judgment lu tills particular Is worth
They see lu the new movement re
newed life and vigor for the Deiiue
emtio party locally, and It goes with
out saying that their best efforts will
be bent toward the attainment of the
goal aimed at, namely, a sweeping vie-
wmjmsmijzztaw'z?; mmLjz?&zznw szokst r
HON. FRANCIS A. RIDDLE.
The Noxt Clerk of the Supreme Court.
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tory for Deniocrncy hi Cook County m!tm!imK ;
tory for Democracy
Willi Its banners waving, ami to the
stirring notes of Its famous rag-time
music, tlie Cook County Democracy
on Thursday inarched through the
town to thr railroad depot en route
to tlie Sunny South, where the boys
will enjoy the most delightful e.cur
dun In nil their varied experience.
Of course the HWrrpIng llnrs ofi stur
dy marchers, clad In their usual be
coming iitthe. their famous sill; hats
glistening In the lroty ulr. raught the
fanry of the crowds along tint line of
march, and they wen liberally ap
plauded on their way.
The familiar strains of a "Hot Time
In the Old Town To-Nlght" uwoke re
sponsive echoes 111 the hearts of the
listeners, mid was partlriilatiy npptv
fulfil by shlvrrhig Chlcagoaiis whose
recent n rot to oxprrlriu'rs made many
wish that the good oltl tunc might
have a local application.
.Never did the great marching club
look liner or braver, never did Its gal
laud commander, Captain .lames II.
I'nrrrll. step with a more stately or
martial tread hi front of Its serried
ranks, ami never was tho music of Do
Ilaugh's baud more vibrant with the
notes of anticipated victory In tho fu
ture, than on this auspicious occa
sion. President John Powers marched side
by side with Secretary itohort K.
Hurke, a happy omen, and one that
speaks volumes for whnttriiti Democ
racy lu Cool; County may expect when
"Johnny Conies Marching Home."
Chicago is always proud of Its splen
did marching club, mid this pride It
must bo said Is not routined entirely to
the Democrats of this city. Alt Chi
cago feels that tho County nomocracy
Marching Club reflects credit upon
their city wherever Its banners wave.
For a purely pleasure trip the organ
ization never turned out In such force.
Following Is a full list of the mem
lioih who went on the trip:
Ahern. Clins. F.
All-erg, Frank ti.
Am-tln, F. 1. I..
I.aMotte. A. II.
Lyons, J. .1.
iieM fall. v Wrfeto jf vr
Meanwiille "Knaves and traitor-. : A2s0jrr V
IWIth iH-kiimtlf-tlicrini.-ii-i In tin- ('hlni-ii AnictliMii.
Arp. Hurry X.
Hiu l-c. Itobfit 1-3.
P.iirke. ltlcliaiil 13.
Hrillijex. J. II.
Hiu-kr, James T.
Houkcr, A. It.
Hariiluirt, M. 13.
Hiiyuos. J. 1-3.
Hucklcy. L. It.
Hoguo, T. L.
Hroiixc, J. I.
Carroll, John J.
Curry, J. F.
Cowilroy, U. II.
Cooke. C. F.
Carney, P. F.
Carey. W. P.
Cleveland. C P.
Cook, P. J.
Uaiitwcll, It. 13.
Calipers. F. 'I'.
Christopher, D. T.
Diuilop, It. ii.
Dullard, J. 11.
Donley, J. 0.
Dooley, S. C.
Dnlton, P. J.
Doiihin, J. M.
Dorney, T. IL
ncvlne, M. J.
Dovvil, J. W.
Dwycr, T. 13.
Dcllhiint. W. T.
Khlrcil, F. 1-3.
I-'nrrell. James II,
C.iilmii, M. T.
(iruco, J. P.
(lornghty. J. J.
C!lblnm, W. .1.
firny, J. J.
OiilTiioy. AV. P.
(riiiimiiiu. 13. T.
Milliir. C. 13.
.Miitnlclie. L. !.
Mm low, J. It.
.Mnn.iliali, J. P.
Mnii'duiii. M. P.
.Murphy. F. II.
Miirg.ui. W. J.
Marx. J. P.
Midiiney, P. J.
Mitchell, C. II.
.Morgan, (!. X.
McDimfiM, C. II.
.MeDoiiiilil. P. J-3.
McLiim-lilia. IV A.
MrCregor, J. D.
McDonald, .!. It.
MoXally, M. J.
Owens, J. 1-3.
OlliiBer, F. K.
Payne, W. S.
Powers, T. J.
Palmer. S. M.
Purcell. J. L.
Perkins. V. II.
Ryan, T. A.
Rogers, M. II.
Roach, W. J.
Slmrkcy, P. J.
Sunders, 1-3. S.
Soaiiiiell. J. F.
Sclilffiiiaii, A. L.
SailkHtoie, J. J.
I LmWmWWWWf m
Hon. A. W. GREEN.
Tho Distinguished Lawyer.
Salllviiu, J. J.
Tubulin, 13. II.
Thornum. P. T
Tiuisey, J, P.
Tlfi-ney, M. T.
Van I 'rung. S.
Oreeii. W. C.
(iiinthrr, C. P.
Hcriiltin, D. J.
Hawkins, J. T.
Hartiictt. J. T.
llncgor, J. (!.
Ilnrkhis. J. .1.
Ilnskliis. T. X.
Hiiekett. 1-3. It.
Jiihlisoii, J, It.
Johnson, C. C.
Kilcraia. F. J.
Ward, J. J.
WiiMi, 1-3. D.
Webb. T. J.
Werner. C. A.
Wolf. 13. It.
Vol tag. A.
Of rout-so the Charleston, S, C expo
sltlon Is the principal pl-Jct-llvc point,
but the excursion also takes hi the fol
Indianapolis, Imi.: Chieliuiutl. Ohio:
Huntington, W. Vu.: Cluuiottrsvlllr,
Vii.: old Point Comfort, Vu.: .Newport
Xews, Va.; Illchniouil, Vn.: Danville,
Vu.; Charlotte. Va.; Columbia, tf. ('.;
Charleston, S. V.; Savannah, tin.: Jes
sup, Ca.; 'Macon, (!a.; Atlanta, On.;
iiattanoogu, Ti'iiti.; Lexington. Ivy.:
Louisville. Ky.; Iiulianiipolls, I ml.; ar
riving In Chicago Feb. HI, at 8 p. in.
The 13aglo, in common with their
thousands of other friends and well
wishers, bids tint hoys of the Deuioi
nicy "Hon voyage."
It Is a matter for congratulation that
tho city administration has at lust sot
Itself to tho tusk of clearing tho side
walks of the obstructions which have
so long tilled and occupied them, to the
Ineonvonloiico of tho public and to the
great Injury of rcspeclablo business
concerns, which pay rents and licenses
for their promises and their trade.
In a recent edition of one tif out
morning contemporaries we Unit the fol
lowing: "After Fob, 1.1 all fruit and tlovvor
stands mid similar obstructions must
bo removed from the sidewalks of the
city. Tills applies to the stands under
the elevated railway stations as well
us those on the curb lines. Nothing of
the sort will hit permitted outside o(
throe feet from the building line, which
hy the ordinance Is allowed to the use
of the owner.
On Jan. '.'0 (ho Council passed mi or
tier to have at once removed "from side
walks all booths ami stands and to en
force the city ordinance which roipilros
occupants of buildings to keep within
three feet of the building Hue," mid lust
evening Supt. of Police O'Neill sent out
u general order ending: "Couiuiuiidliig
olllcers will see to tlio strict enforce
ment of this order. All booths mid
stands must bo removed by Fob. in."
This Is all very well lu Its way, but n
groat ileal depends upon how far the
polloo authorities will go In the enforce
ment, of the ordinance.
It Is to ho hoped that this movement
will not. ho contlncd to the booths and
tlovvor mid fruit stands, which mv bad
enough In all coiisticiicchut which as
obstructions to pedestrians on our side
walks are not, In our opinion, as much
of n nuisance as the goods piled up lu
front of some of our big downtown
The l'3ugle admits the truth of the re
port of the Council Judiciary Commit
tee touching the occupancy of the side
walks by small dealers. It Is absolute
ly true, as the report says, that "the
owners of Ihosc little stands and booths
(upon which are sold every roiirelvable
object of iniinufactiiro or growth) pay
neither taxes nor rent, contribute noth
ing to the support of the city and lire
direct competitors of the useful citizen
who rents a store and pays taxes. If
the habit of occupying sidewalks with
booths Is permitted, what Is to become
of the myriad of men-hunts who are
forced to light this unfair competi
All of tills is very sensible ami logical,
and furnishes our literary Chief of Po
lice with an excellent opportunity to
write mi editorial lu the shape of a
Hut wt; search hi vain through Chief
O'Neill's general order for any refer
ence to that other portion of the Coun
cil Committee's report regarding the
obstruction of the sidewalks by the big
stores, and upon which the ordinance
hi intention was In part founded. Tim
particular part of the report hero re
ferred to roads as follows:
"Near the corner of State ami Matil
son streets a large establishment puts
more goods outside on the sidewalks
than most merchants have inside their
stores. This show projects six or eight
foot out. into the sidewalk space, mid
makes the locomotion of pedestrians
not only Inconvenient hut hazardous.
it may bo repeated lu passing that the
tpiostlon of compensation to the city
cannot excuse the right which It claims
to hold to give any Individual an ex
clusive and private right hi u public
Wo have no doubt that the particular
store In question Is used simply as an
Illustration of conditions prevailing
along most of our principal downtown
t Sow It is the opinion of The Fugle,
and wo hollevo that most olttV.ons will
concur In It, that If tho sidewalks aro
to lie oloiired of any obstructions, they
should bo clenred of till obstructions.
The report of the committee hacks us
up lu taking this position, and It Is to
ho hoped thnt Chlcr O'Xelll may ho
disposed to tnko the sumo view lu en
forcing tho law.
Tho greatest nursery lu the now
world Is that of P. S. Peterson & Son.
at Lincoln and Peterson avenues, it. Is
visited annually by thousands of stran
gers, who admire and wonder at tho
great collection of lino trei's. plants.
HON. KIOKHAM SOANLAN,
The Popular Counselor at Law.
KhrttlH itml (lowers which IfcmiUiliw,
The active manager of this great hitl
tiillon Is Mr. William A, IVterson, who
makes fiiends of every out- wlfh whom
he conies in contact.
Mr. Charles Iliinnllln. of tlm famous
Pali-American, Is much talkivl of for
The famous Pan-Aiiiciican Huffei, 71)
Monroe street, presided ovit by Mr.
Charles' lliiiiullln, Is doing u. greater
business than over. Il deserves to, as
only the very best goods me ill.'ipenscil
over Its bar.
Almost every night sees iiMoh full of
seats In Chicago theaters In il'dlnnce of
How much tlo the Chlcagu (heaters
"give up" over nl the Oily Unit, that
they mv permitted to viohit (bo laws
Human lifo Is very cheap la fJlilcigo.
Chicago theaters imperil kindreds of
lives ovcry night. .
The building department docs not en
force tin ordinances governing Ihcas
Elmer E. Hcneh Is almost rortiiln to
bo on the Superior Honeh of Cook
County after next full. Th. Republi
cans could not name a bett'i man.
Oeorgo Mills Rogers will ornament
the bench. Ho has the Judicial tem
perament mid should be nominated ami
Ivlckhiim Seanlan. the ubtu tavvver
mul tint gentleman, Is orteu talked of
for tho bench, but It Is iloubtful-wlietli-or
ho would leave his literati vo prac
tice to become a Judge.
Daniel Dona hoc, tho grout criminal
lawyer. Is frequently mentioned for n
place on the bench those iluy.'i.
John P. Mcd'oorty would make it
great Judge. Wheiover tin, pooplu
have placed him he has proven true to
Andrew J. Itynn, the populir ex-Clly
Attorney. Is froitiontly mentioned for
Chicago taxpayers and rltf'xm arc
unanimously opposed to tho placing of
any prohibitive tax on buttcrinc. Such
a law would lie unconstitutional and
otitingcous. People who wish to use
hultoiiiio have the light to !'.o. It like
any other pure fond.
Daniel J. Mc.Miihoii would strengthen,
the Democratic Judicial tlck"h.
Thomas A. Smyth would make n
great Comity Treasurer.
would orimuionL IhiV
spencer vvuriis iriemis :uo rriMioi
for him for Judge. He would add
strength to the Democratic llckot.
Hon. Miles J. Dovino should lint ho
overlooked when the next Dcniocratlft
Judicial ticket Ik made up.
' Congressman (Joorgc
P. Finder Is
making a good record.
Many people who want harmony In
the Democratic party and who behove
that In union there Is strength, want
(leorge S. Foster nominated forjudge.
Mr. Daniel J. O'Connor, of tho well
known real estate llrm of Crciiiln &
O'Connor, Is talked of for County Com
missioner. That Is the kind of man to
nominate for such an Important otllre.
Frank Lynston, one of the most pop
ular residents of the Twenty-Hlxth
Ward, Is prominently mentioned for
one of the Republican nominations for
Comity Commissioner. Mr. L'yiiHton Is
a successful man of affairs, In widely
known all over tho North Side, and
would undoubtedly make a splendid
record as a member of v?. County
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