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Cl)e l)icago (Eagle WMJSHED EVERY SATURDAY HENRY F. DONOVAN. Am hmaaptadent Newapaper, Ftarlta and Truthful. U1SCRIPT10N RATES $2.00 PER YEAR ADMI All COUBCXlCATIOm t f. DONOVAN, Edlttr aid PreerUter, 04 TIUTONIO BUtLBINQ, Corn? Wubtattaa St. n Mh At. it tht BottoSs. Chlatt. Illlaoli. tlui Bill mttwr.) LARGEST WEEKLY CIRCULATION IN CHICAGO. MUNICIPAL OWNERSHIP. All of tlio nldcrrnanlc enndldntrs, orer lot) In number, have received the following letter: Dear Sir The Municipal Ownership Central Committee Is preparing nn ad dress to voters. Accompanying this nddress will bo n brief statement of tlit merits of each candidate as re-tqx-ctn the issue In which this commit tee Is Interested. The committee Is solicitous tlmt it Hbnll not err In its conclusions regard lug tlio present or prospective atti tude of a candidate, anil to avoid po lblo error incloses for your considera tion tlio commlttc's classification of your attitude. If this n-port Is not a correct pres entation of your position you will please correct same over your own tdgnaturo by answering tlio Inclosed questions. You will please glvfi tlio matter your Immediate attention. municipal ownership oi:.v- thai, committer. Hy It. (J. WALL, .Secretary. Attached to each letter was the fol lowing list of questions and blank pledges: 1. Aro you In favor of, and at tlio coming election, April .', lbOl, will jou work for n favorable voto on tlio following questions on the little ballot: A. Shall the act of the f'cneral As embly of the State of Illinois, entlthsl "An act to authorize cities to acquire, construct, own, operate and lease street railways and provide the means there for," approved May 16, llw3, In force aWrmwZ OaWaammamMaaaaaS mwaaaYjj v aaaBaZP mawmLmSaaaaaam. .Inly t. IPOIl,, commonly known n the "Mueller liiw," bo mloitiil and In force In the city of Chicago? R. Shall tin City Council, upon the adoption of the Mueller law, proceed without delay to acquire ownership of the street rallwajs under the powers confened by the Mueller law? C, Shall the City Council, Instead of granting any franchises, proceed at once, under the city' police power and other existing laws, to license the xtieet railway companies until nuinlel- pill ownership call he seemed, and to compel them to give satisfactory sor vice? '.'. If the majority of those voting on either question, 1 It. or 1 C, vote In the atllrtuatlve; A. Will .volt oppose mill vote iignlnst the Kraut to any person, tlriti or corpor ation of any tight to construct or main tain tracks for street railways or to operate street cars in the streets of Chi cago which Is not a police power li cense, levocalile at any time by the' City Council of Chicago? It. Will you work for nml vote for all measures In the City Council provid ing without delay for municipal owner ship of the street railways? :i. If a majority of those voting on the questions t A nnd 1 11 oto In the aillrmative. will you work for and vote for an ordinance providing for the sub mission to the voters of the question of municipal operation of the. street railways? Answers to the above will be elassb lied and printed in an address to the voters, now being prepared by the Mu nicipal Ownership Central Committee. This address follows In form the one sent out by the Municipal Voters' League, but makes the traction Issue the dominant note of the campaign, DAILY PAPERS TO BLAME FOR RACE TRACK QAMBLINQ. The great cause of gambling, Immor ality and crime, Is the space given to so-called horse racing In the dully newspapers. The race course as It Is managed and run at present lias taken the place of the gambling bouses which once nourished lu all of Urn cities of the laud. Where there was one gambler under the old system of secluded gambling houses, there are ."0,000 to-day. The dally newspapers not only ex ploit the attractive features of the race track hell holes, but they hire men to pick the winners for the unwary and to encourage the yojith of tlio land to bet and to gamble. The dally newspapers are the pimps and panderers of tills atrocious gam bling game anil are sending thousands of young men to hell every mouth. It was with surprise therefore that we noticed the following editorial in the Chicago ltecord-IIerald of Tues day: "Unco track gambling Is a plague to this city that Is comparable to the lottery plague which bus such a de moralizing Influence lu some foreign countries, nnd It should give the direc tors of the Chicago Telephone Com pany a sharp twinge of conscience when they reflect that their plant Is now the ehlof agency for spreading the taint. As employers' of lnbor they must realize vividly what a menace the gain ing habit Is- to thousands of employes in every kind of business. They know beyond a doubt that It has ruined scores upon scores of young men lu salaried positions, that It has blighted many a home lu which husband or son lias become Its victim, that It bus caused thefts and defalcations which have Inflicted serious loss upon con cerns lu whose employ such victims were. Yet, Incredible as It may seem, despite this knowledge, they are con tent to go on aiding and abetting the appallingly vicious scheme of the gam bling kings, to be associates with them lu the destruction of character and the bringing of sorrow and sniveling not only to those who have succumbed to the' gaming passion, but to the Iniiccnt women and children of their distressed families. "The reason Is of courso because the association brings them profit, but It Is a profit that is as tainted as Us source, and it Is certain to arouse an Indignant public sentiment against the corporation which lias. It would seem, no popularity to spare. How can thu Inlluentlal directors, the responsible managers, hesitate then as to their future policy? How can they talk of dltllcultles when no illllleultleH exist, when tlio character of their criminal patrons Is so notorious, the method of conducting their operations so suspi cious, that the pretense that It Is Im possible to discriminate against them will nowhere be accepted? "Obviously they must break the con nection or share the Infamy as well as the profits of the gambling combine." We agree with the ltecord-IIerald that "race track gambling is a plague to this city." Hut the telephone company Is not to Illume for It In any way. ruder the present wise and ablo management, the Chicago Telephone Company Is a blessing to the city, and to n great extent a conservator of morals. If it were not for newspaper "form sheets," newspaper "tips." newspajier race "dope." newspaper gosp about the blacklegs who race their hordes and whif run the race tracks, there would be no race tack Information to tele phone. Lot the newspapers cease to pander to the race tracks and to the unfortu-. nates who follow the game, and race track gambling will soon cease to be a plague to Chicago and a nieimco to the youth of the land. EAQLET8. Thero aro nearly 20,000 known me dicinal remedies. Uncle Sain will dig that rntml In a way that will scoop the world. The wholo world seems to be brush ing the dust off Its war material. Possibly Culm's success In rnlslng that $2.1,000,000 loan has given tho 1'orto Means n dazzling misconception of the beauties of independence. They used to ask where all the pins went to. Where does all the loose change go? The per capita circulation Is now $,"0.'J1, the highest point ever reached In this country. Tin-horn imltatois of Pat Crowe's horrible example are still trying to do business. Rut thete's only one 1. C It Is generally admitted that the Trans-Siberian railway Is not a shin lug example of the beauties of govern incut ownership. Professor l.oeb has created a new species of sea animal, but unfortunate ly It will not take the place of the dis appearing lobster. Russia has abolished the censorship on foreign dispatches, but continues to deny to Russians what she grants to the rest of the world. King lMward has acquired a glib way of referring to the duty English men "owe to their sovereign." Well, why not, if the English will stand for It? Physicians now claim that appendi citis may be prevented by walking on all fours twenty minutes a day, so It Is only a question of missing appendicitis or losing your dignity. When a man has reached that point of spiritual development where lie can resist the great Joy of "answering back" he is getting pretty good and must beware of spiritual chestlness. A Louisville woman died from the effects of swallowing a small electric light bulb. Tiint should keep those advocates of a light diet quiet for a few days. Tlie Inquiry Is made In one of the Eastern papers: "Are our great guns safe?" That all depends on whether you are the man behind the gun or the man In front of It. Scientists claim they have fully proven that malaria Is carried by mos quitoes. As they seem unable to ex terminate mosquitoes, they should try to cure them of their malaria. A woman can siaiid ft much better to have a rainstorm come up when she Is out In her good clothes than to have It dear up when she Is out lu her old ones which she wears only lu bad weather. Wages In Russian factories are 2 cents an hour and upward. There are thousands who work for a coat an hour and tens of thousands who do not receive :() cents n day for ten, eleven and more hours' work. A Eoston man who had been steal ing for years and Juggling the books was discovered In his wrongdoing pure ly by accident. One of the wonders of the ago is the case with which books can be iiiado by an expert to cover up shortages. The girls mo crying out against the ruling that bank oillclals must not marry on a salary of less than $1,000 a year. They think the olllcers might at least have waited until leap year Is over. How contemptible a clerk must feel when he refuses the oiler of n pretty girl and gives her the reason. A Chicago bank Is trying to enforce n rule that its employes shall not mar ry until drawing a salary of at least $1,000 a year. Of course It Is presumed the restriction would not apply to a fascinating $S0O clerk who happened to be proposed to tills year by a beautiful blonde millionairess. China Is willing to let tlio Russians and Japs tight on her territory, and spoil her crops, and take tlio gems from her mines, nnd wreck her cltleB, nnd annex her provinces, and seourgo her people but sho gives notlco that if nnytblng la dono to the tombs of her ancestors thero will be troublo of seventeen different kinds all at once. No man knows tlio sound of his own voice. He hears himself through two channels tlio outer ear and tlio eusta chian tube. Ho hears his friend through the ear only. Hence, bo would rather listen to himself than to his friend. Try your voice in a grainiiphouc. At first you will not recognize It. Rut you will Immediately Identify that of your friend. . What an extravagant, wasteful thing Is war. What enormous sums of money aro spent In getting ready and bow short a tlmo It requires fn qiiently to destroy that which thou sands of bauds iiavo spent months or years In building. Kxtravagauco mid waste aro part of tlio wickedness of war. Producers aro converted Into consumers and the means of consum ing and destroying products are mul tiplied many fold. An army costs fear fully even In coniparatlvo repose. In actual conflict it Is a bankrupting nud paralyzing Institution. It's a hard lesson to learn that people nfter all are only folks. A Texas mail, starting bis boy out on a "career" away from home, said to him: "You may see a heap of people who have got more money than you have; a heap of people who Iiavo got more brains and more success. Don't you worry about that. Whenever you meet a man who allows he's your superior, you Just look at him and say to yourself: 'After all, you'io Just folks. You want to re member for yourself, too, that you're Just folks." That's often tlio trouble. Wo look at other peoplo and wonder nt tho great stakes for which they aro playing, and wo say to ourselves: "It's no u.se for a pcuwee like mo to go ngnlnst n big game like (bat," and so I we spend our lives eating at the lunch 1 counter Instead of dining at the club. We're all "folks" playing tlio name kind of a game, only playing it on dif ferent scales. Now, how's jour nerve? Wealth, some one has said, Is like salt water the more you drink the more you want. The desire for the un due accumulation of wealth may be said to be an acquired appetite. Or, to give a still better dellnltlon, Inor dinate cravhlg and striving for money Is disease. A desire to make money when money Is no longer necessary Is a fever In the veins of a limn which burns up all normal longings and legit imate ambitions and In the end de stroys Its victims. Why should u man desire to gather together fifty millions, or ten millions, or one million? Why should he long for money he cannot use any more than he should long for a bundled loaves of bread or an entire beef for u single meal? lleeause Ids taste has become vitiated. Ills desire Is abnormal and artlttclal. The habit of making money has become a disease and the man ically needs treatment. Why not? The day will come when the money debauchee will be treated for bis ailment. Not soon. It may be a thousand years before society can see the necessity, lint the day will come. A New York woman who nnswercd a "get rich" advertisement In a family Journal has complained to the postal authorities that she was defrauded, and lcqttcsts that criminal proceed ings be brought against the man whom she alleges defrauded her. The ques tion Is: Did the mail offer any false promises or Inducements, and did the woman receive value received for her motley? It would appear as If the an swer must Inevitably be In favor of the man. The advertisement stated that for twenty-six cents, to defray the cost of clerk hire, postage and neces sary expenses, a certain manner In which to get rich would lie disclosed to the patron. The New York woman remitted her twenty-six cents, lly re turn of mult she received a communi cation advising her to earn money in any legitimate manner and to save money; riches were then guaranteed. That was all there was to It, but tlio woman was dissatisfied. She may pos sibly admit slie hod two cents worth, but the remaining twenty-four she de nies. Tlio advice which was given, however, Is surely worth twenty-six cents. If everyone who was on tlio market for advice secured as sound admonition as this there would be lit tle cause for complaint. Some people are professional advice-seekers and nro never satisfied. There may be other and possibly quicker manners of ob taining riches, but there can surely be no better advice for retaining them. We have known lawyers to charge $10 or more for advice not nearly as good as this, which costs only twenty-six cents. lias a tramp any rights? Tho Su premo Court of Iowa says he lias. It says In effect that when this uomndlc Individual Is unceremoniously tossed from n moving train by an Inconsider ate conductor and Injured he may re cover damages from the railway cor poration. It seems that Joseph John son, a gentleman of leisure and of per Ipatctlu habit, was forcibly ejected from a moving train for insisting upon riding without paying bis fare. He sustained Injuries nnd brought suit against the road for damages. The lower court of Pottawattamie County held that a tramp had no rights and that the trainman was Justllied lu throwing him from the train, no mat ter what the results might he. A now trial was granted and a favorable de cision rendered, and upon taking the case to the Supreme Court this last decision was sustained, giving the trump complainant Judgment for in juries sustained. It has been popularly supposed that a tramp, belonging as he does to the "Illy" classification which originated with King Solomon, has no rights which anyone Is bound to re spect. The admonition conveyed In the Iowa decision Is that tlio tramp must lie handled gently. If you toss lilin from a moving train you must do It lu such a way as not to Injure him. If he comes to the back door to niiiko In roads upon the family larder tho bull dog must be tightly chained. Around his precious, good-for-nothing person is the protecting arm of tho court. The decision opens up n great field of op portunity for sagacious tramps. A big national bank In Chicago has served notice that "employes of this bank receiving a salary of less than $1,000 a year must not marry without first consulting tho bank oillclals nud obtaining their approval."' Oillclals of the Institution explain witli the state ment that It Is foolish for n man to attempt in Chicago to support a wife, to say nothing of a family of children, on less than the income named. The soulful Interest here shown by the bank oillclals In tho welfare of their employes Is touchlngly beautiful! Yet, It might be pertinent or inayho imper tinent to Inquire ns to what propor tion of Chicago families actually do live on less than $1,000 a year. In the abseuco of exact statistics, It Is safe to guess that at least half the families of Chicago live on less than that amount. The average income of fam ilies In the United States Is less than $roo a year. It Is natural that In a bank, where money is the whole thing, Income should bo regarded as tlio prime efisentlnl of happy marriage. Rut, as a mutter of actual fact, It Is the least Important. Who will say that tlio mil lionaire, with his Immeasurable sources of Income, is happier lu bis homo life than the mechanic who Is limited to his $ n day. Tho peal of merry laugh tcr do you hear it como from tho man sion V Or from tlio cottngo? Tho ra diant, care-freo look do you seo It in tho face of tho lino lady In her enniago witli her bcribboiied nud scented poodle In her lap? Or In tlio face of tho work Inguian's wife, who, with her bubo at her breast, and lier hourly tnsks, fools that the world holds much for her worth having? Tho things absolutely essential to tho happy homo are strangely fovv. Chief among them nro labor and love, Neither of these costs money, Rut both of them often fly from It. A bank clerk does uot need to eat nny more than any other work Ingmaii; be does not need to wear any more clothes; he needs no more slid tcr; no more wiirmtlu Hut be puts on more frills and feathers. He feeds his vanity more, which costs money. The cost of living cannot bo llxcd by nny standard. It varies from $'I0O,m year for some preachers to $300,000 a year for some fashion leaders lit Newport. Even a great Chicago bank has not power to control the financial affairs of the humblest family. It Is one of the commonest lights of the citizens of this blessed countiy to spend all they've got. Certainly, It's a man's light, even If he be a Chicago bank clerk, to sup port n wife on less than $1,000 n year, If the woman Is willing. The gieat majority of married men in this coun try do It. And they are the Intellec tual, moral ami political stay of the republic. Sir John Lubbock said he was dis posed to think that the readers of the next generation will not be the lawyers and doctors, shopkeepers and manufac turers, but the laborers and mechanics. "Docs not that seem natural?" says the eminent Englishman. "The former work mainly with their head; when their dally duties are over the brain Is often exhausted, and of their leisure time much must be devoted to alt- and exercise. The laborer and mechanic, on the contrary, besides working often for much shorter hours, have In their wniktliuc taken sufficient bodily ex ercise, and could, therefore, give nny leisure they might have to reading and study." If the observation Is true In England, It Is especially true In this country, where thinking Js less tram meled by class and tradition. In deed, the prophecy of Sir John Is In a large way to bo realized In tills country In this generation, American worklngineii are well Informed. They read and think. They Invent machines. And they are able to bold their own In any discussion of current themes. Kb peclally Is this true of skilled work ingtuen nnd those who exercise their thinking lu the trades unions. And the farmers. Much of tlio straight thinking of this generation Is being done by the farmers. Conditions on the farm aro favorable to conseciitlvo and sound reasoning. The firmer has tlnio for a deliberate, long took at things. He has time to walk entirely round n proposition and view It from all sides. His conclusions are usually sane. In fact, If Sir John Lubbock will examlno our history be will discover that our "working classes" have always be longed to our "thinking classes." For some years the Postollleo De partment endeavored vainly to per suade Congress to make certain changes lu the classification of mail matter. Then the department decided that under the existing law It had the right to do practically that for which It bad asked the authority of a new law, and proceeded to act accordingly. Those who were aggrieved by this ac tion asked Congress to undo what the department bad done; but Congress has not compiled with the request. This experience Is so typical as to deserve analysis, apart from Interest lu the leg islation itself. Kxpressed algebraical ly, Congress refused to say that xyz was tlio law, and then us, emphatically refused to say that xyz was not the law. "There Is a wide difference," re marked Senator Dolllver, lu discussing this situation, "between passing a law to accomplish a certain tiling, mid lu falling to pass a law to undo It." Such a situation frequently arises. Our con stltueuts, Stale mid national; our laws and our court decisions nil throw a tremendous burden of proof upon those who try to change the existing order of affairs. If the national pure food laws which have been agitated for twenty years vvilb only partial success were once on the statuto book, It would take more than forty years to shake them. Those who. propose new legislation have the up-hill task; those who resist It have tho advantage of gravity with them. Think of the slow progress tho metric system has made, and then fan cy the dllllculty of getting It displaced In favor of the present weights and measures, were It In well-established use. Kngllsli adherence to pounds, shillings and pence Is another Instance of Inertia in legislation. The attitude of reluctance toward change Is ouo of tho saving forces in society. Surpris ingly great Is the number of wise prac tices of tho law which we enjoy be cause they wero deeply embedded In the past rather -than because public sentiment especially demands them. What a strange, Incomprehensible thing Is the behavior of human beings, and how little even tho wisest know of It! One reads of Thermopylae nnd llalaklavu and the calm, hopeless forti tude of men on sinking ships until his blood burns and tingles with thu tales. The next morning the story of a thea ter lire stares lilui lu the face, and he learns how, lu the twinkling of mi eye, geiitle-iuaiiuercd, kindly men and wom en were changed to maddened cattle, shrieking with fear, trampling each other into the earth, absolutely sense less, absolutely reckless. Is thero any thing stranger, anything more terrify- lug than this contrast? It Is the same human nature which shows In tho ouo case and In the other. Uven the man who wears tho Victoria Cross on his breast cannot be sure that in to-mor row's crisis ho may not find himself fighting crnzlly with his fellows to es cape some terror which lie has not even stopped to look lu the face. Thero lies tho horror thu thought that each ouo of us carries tills demon in Ids breast, to bo aroused he knows not where or when. Has psychology any light to throw on Mio matter? Is there any way lu which u man may kill his own wild beast? Tlio only hopo lies lu self-study and solf-re.stralnt. It takes a body of peoplo to make a panic, al though one person may start It; ami , here, as In most affairs of life, the greater forco rules. Tho thing to do, then, Is to ninko reason tlmt greater force, instead of terror. Every indi vidual member of a crowd which may become a panic-stricken mob Is under obligation to seo that his contribution, his strength, counts for reason mid not for terror; and the man who falls In such a crisis must forever after count himself a coward and a murderer. Tho wholo country was horrified by tho Chicago theater lire. 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Port Arthur has not begun contribut ing to the magazines, nud neither does she niinouuco her Intention of going upon tho stage, Somo people waste their opportunities Just terribly. Russia has an autocratic government of the most antique form of despotism, no religious liberty, no freedom of speech, no ballot, no piddle sclfool sys tem, no congress, no other legislative body, no constitution, no tolerance of progress In any form and only a thin aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa ' omaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa aaamaWTam aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaWTFlmaaaaaaaaaaaaaall waaaaaaaaaaaaaaww H ' - KaaaaaaaaaaaaaaJaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaM aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaak v-i" Maaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaamm. k Maaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaamu XaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaWaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaM HON. FLfcTOHER DOBYNS, The Bright Young Lawyer Frequently Mentioned for the Bench. , Miyy&&.Lfrhbij&i4jte,&lHjw&. V1 .' n. .i'. ay -.vitte veneer "of civilization. In Japan there Is constitutional government, absolute freedom of religious belief, freedom of speech, a system of common school and public education as good as that in our own land, the ballot, a wise and honest Judicial administration, a broad, well-balanced and modern system of government and a high type of civilization. Tho New York courts have decided, that a ma'ti who smoked throe hundred clgmcttcs a day cannot be held guilt- less of murder on the plen of Insanity. Tho courts may bo wrong, but a man who smokes three hundred cigarettes n. day ought to go to tho electric chair on general principles. Job was tho original knocker, but his provocation was very great. This will be a good tlmo for tho mis sionaries In the far East to como homo nud visit their friends.