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AipSKSHifP iivt(ir-'-"-'",,1 w "INDIMtNDtNT IN ALL THINO NtUTHAL IN NONE." v if u vht r i if i ii VOLUME XXXAI. NO. BUSSE IS NOW MAYOR Formally Inaugurated on Monday Night in the Presence of a Throng of People. He Announces the Members of His Cabinet, All of Whom Are Strong Men. The Mayor's First Speech Was- a Model of Brevity and of Good Advice. Tke Mew Officials Takt Hold aid At Once Commence the Work of Bouncing. A Olean f weep Will Be Made of Nearly All Oati.de Civil Service Ruiei. i Mayor Fred A. Iltisiw was Iniiugurat--d on Mondiiy night In the presence of mi vntlniHlitHtlf audience. Mr. Husse wn presented to tln City Council tiy tu outgoing Mayor, ami tiiudo the fol lowing address: "III HHSUIIlllllf to-night the office of Mavor, to which I lmv liwu elected, I am' liiiirt'KHol with the resouslbllltlos which will devolve usm mo ns chief executive of tlilH grout city during tlio ensuing fr i'l'M I l,,,0 ni'Proclnto lo the fullcnt degree the honor of being Mayor of Chlcugo. "The sacrifices the Incumbent of this , ofllcii Is culled iiH)ii to make, and the reMnslbllltlos ami labor he Ih culled upon to immune, are fully repaid by that honor. "The Mayor and City Council repre sent unifdlnnto branches of the city government, which should be brought Into clone rolutlonsnlp with one nnoth er. In no other way can the Is-st re sult's In city government bo obtained. "It Is my desire to work with and In Imrmony with the meiuiiera of the City . Council, and to, nvnll myself of their counsel and iisslstunce. "Vou ami I have received our coin; .Missions an public officials from the wiuie source. It Ik our duty to work to gether all the time In the public Inter etr IrivHjtectlve of (Mirty, wo are In terested In the development of n great er Chicago. To the nchleveiueut of thin ttiHk I shall give the best that In lu me. ami In the nauie of all the peoplo of Chicago i auk your co-operation.' With Mayor Htwso there came Into office hit morn Important department heuds. The lint Included Oeorgo M. Shlppy, chief of polloo, vice John M. Collins; Kdwnrd J. Hrundage, corpora tlon counsel, us tho successor of J. Hamilton Lewis: John J. Hanberg, coiuiiilKKloner of public works In plaeo of William L. O'Connell; Walter n. Wilson, city comptroller, following Lawrence K. MeUnuii; Joseph Downey, tis bulhllug commissioner, to takoNjip the work laid down by the strenuous l'eter llurtr.cn; William A. Kvuus, M. 1., health commissioner, to replace Dr. Charles J. Wlialen; James Iloran, lire marshal, and Krncst J. Mngcrstadt. viliy collector, to till the vacancy made by the roHlgmitlon of John K. Trnegor. The other elective ollbjors who were chosen April a John It. MeCnhe, elty clerk, mid John B. Traeger, city trens; liter, also were Installed and their bonds approved, The l'ln llrlgudo Iuh been a great thing for Mime of the professional pa triots, Wit It has been the ruin of the local Democratic organization, Since, they made Mich little bones about assessing policemen for primaries nt the City Hall, many peoplo nro ask ing what about tho lleef Trust? The letter carriers of Chicago nro unanimous In demanding the passage of a city ordinance which will prohibit the stinting of handbills and circulars Into private mall boxes. Thoso boxes, which are Intended to facilitate tho, delivery of tho mall, nro frequently so full of htfndbllls that tho letter curriers liaro to trudge up to third and fourth floor to deliver mall, New York baa 3. long had an ordinance prohibiting tho dcNinlllug of anything hut mall iuntter In private letter hoxcx. Well, the fellows who have la-en driving all the old-line DemocratH out of the party are now reaping their re ward. The late city administration was cer tainly a good, Just, honest, etc., etc Kveu poor patrolmen who had only lcen on the hi1!co force for two wvoks and who needed the money for their families, were mulcted out of $5 each. After the lato Mr. D. (.'. Croglor was elected Mayor Home yearn ago and with out IiIh sanction the professional patri ot 11 organised the Wnh-Xa-Toii noddy, a secret proscrlptlve jtolltlcal orgaul.a tlon. When the DemocratH ut large found out that their olltlcs were Mug homed by a wcret hII1IciiI society they a i one In their wrath and broke the whole thing up. The l'ln Hrlgade. which has been running thing for Hut past few yearn, has brought altout even n worse state of affairs. Ah predicted by Tho Ragle yearn ago. the civil service law Is playing havoc with the tire department. Wblto tiro men refuse to he housed with colored civil service graduate. The l'ln Hrlgade, na tho local Demo cratic party ban been known lately, needs reorganising, with ItH secret soul etles left out. It Ih amusing to sco what anient admirers of Mayor Husso some of tho leaderri of the l'ln Krlgade hare be come since election. For woekH thoy went around lu their gum shoos sluu deling Mr. Itusse and lying about him. They did everything lu their power to bent liliu and now Ihey want him to think that they were always hln friends. The l'ln Brigade him been doing this sort of work for years. Hut the people are on to Its game. It won't work. Chief of I'ollco Shlppy has every iNMly'rt good will Just now and he would Is very foolish to Jeopardize his chances for a line ottUial record by re-appointing an olllclal whoso record is worse tlian a glue lactory smell. lu iipiNilntliig Joseph Downey Hulld lug Commissioner, Mayor ltusso made a splendid selection, Able, experienced and conscientious, Mr, Downey Is tit led lu every way for tho position, and he -will administer the duties lu his new position without fear or favor. Tho local government "stouuil'oai m npcctni'H need Investigating. The con dltloiis on the Whaleback and Virginia last year and also on the South Haven steamers, caused much comment nt the time. How many people are to I hi crowded Into these hoatsY Must some thing awful happen before the govern ment wakes upV Wo will hot on ono thing, If ex-Inspector Uunt Is reinstated there, will be CHICAGO, 8ATURDAY, APRIL 20, 1907,-TWELVE PAGES. more trouble for the police department than there ever has Iteen since It wan organl.el. Lawrence K. Mi-Oauu retlrei from the olllce of Comntroller of the cltv of Chicago with tho rcsiicct and good will of all his fellow-cltl.eus. Mr. McOaiiu has made an Ideal public ottlclal. l'alus taking, holiest and reliable, he has per formed his duty well. The (HHiple will not forget him. Iletter let the old police bickerings rest ami not revive any of them. Walter I.. 1'lshcr has been Invited by Senator Harry, chairman of the Senate committee, to address the committees on public utility features of the char terniilll, ami has promised to do so. Other memlK'rs of tho charter conven tion who went to Sprlngtleld were Iter nard A. Kckhart, Frank L. Hhepard, Alexander II. Itevell, M. I.. McKlnley, Walter J. Itaymer, Frank (1. Hoyne, Charles Weruo and Charles K. Mer rlaiu. The committees nro safil to be anx ious to hear from Chlcagoans on the Hiihjecth of public utilities, tho rela tions of tho city to the State after tho passage of the charter and tho State's guarantee of taxes pro ratu from Chi cago under tho new arrangement, us heretofore, Senator Kerry also wishes to have the bill provide for adoption of the charter at a special election, held for that purpose alone, which would make It possible to put the charter Into opera Hon within six mouths from Its passage. Tho apiMilntmout of Krpest J. MiikcI' stadt as City Collector was a source of Joy to all who know that able and iop u la r mail. A iiiaii of great ability and force, he Is ipiallllcd III every way for that liusu'taiit Nisltlou, mid Mayor IlusM' will not hae cause to regret dp- JHlllltlllK him. l'nill the local Democratic parry ceases to bo controlled by the l'ln Hrl gade and other societies made up of piulcvdounl patriots, It need look for no success lu this neck of the woods. The people will not htnnd for secret bocletlcs In polities, One of former I'ollco Inspector Nick Hunt's friends declared in a loud voice at tho clly hall oil Wednesday, "I hope Shlppy will re-appoint Hunt as an Inspector, Just to spite thu Dally News and Jtocord Herald." It might prove to bo pretty costly hplto work. i Postmaster Daniel A, Campbell, of Chicago, has an amendmeut ho 'will offer to tho charter draft that Is ask- nil liv ill, mnll miMMlnlta t9 SlI.lm.nA i. V "V .MUM I.HIMVID Wfc UtV-U(Ut Under tho projected now charter po- 0 FRED A. BU88E', Mayor of CJiieaio. llceiueii and tlrcincii when lu uniform are the only public servants crmlttcd to ride free on street cars. Mr. Camp bell's amendment seeks to extend this courtesy to the mall carriers. They are granted this privilege under the traction ordinances ratlllcd by the peo ple at the election April 'J, hut with out the change prepared by Chicago's postmaster the mall carriers would he barred from riding on street cars after the expiration of the present ordi nances unless granted this icruilsslou under the charter. The ostuiaster has been assured his umeiidmeut will be actvpted by the legislature. Are the local SteamlMiat Inspector working for the Goodrich Hue, the (iraham Ac Morton Hue, the Williams line 'and some of the other lines, or are they working for tho (ioverntueut and the coplc. Nothing stinks worse than an old Itollco scandal, and some .eoplo aro trying hard to revive sumo of them, ami thus cripple tho lwllco depart ment. John It. McCain, the new City Clerk, took hold of his (Misltlou like a vet eran. Ah The Kagle predicted during the campaign, he will make a good ottlclal. The Interstate Commerce Commis sion should look Into the overcrowding of steamboats plying on Lake Michi gan. Some people aie working hard to drag a whole lot of old iwllcu scan dals into the department again. Ilet ter let them rest. Chief Shlppy has retained James Miirklmiu, one of the most courteous and painstaking of olllclnls as his pri vate secretary. Mr. L. Nootbaar, who was the chiefs secretary when ho was an inspector, ill bo retained as assistant secretary to the Chief of l'o llic The civil sen Ice Investigation Into the ml-iiMi of the police torcu In the recent election has brought out several mutters of Interest. InsjHH-tor Kelly testllled ho gave $200 and Inspcior Itevere said ho gave $:W0. Inspector Kelly estimated that Ills division aided former Mayor Dunne's prlnrn'ry light by tfiViOO and Inspector Kovero plaied the collections In his dis trict between .f'.IOrt and $lr00. On the iissosHiiieiit for tho regular election each said ho got about $1,000. These figures Indicate that tho police gave between $12,000 and 14,000 to aid former Mayor Dimno's chances against Carter II. Harrison, and that later tbelr coutrluutlout ran up to 15,000 or W. $iMNi for the Dunne struggle against Mayor Husse. In one Instance Chief Collins was named as the receiver of tho sinews of war; lu two others, the Inspectors said, they gave the money to II. II, Hectic, nial the fourth luiitrlbutlou was said to have been handed to William L. O'Con nell. Speaking of the assessment of si llccmcut for campaign puroscs, Chief Shlppy said he had been ordered to collect money for campaign use mid had himself contributed under orders. "lu common with the other Inspec tors," said tho chief. "I was called Into Collins' olllce, and ordered to levy u campaign assessment on all olllcers mid patrolmen lu my division. I had had a convenient lame ankle when first ordered to npMar, but a few days later before tho primaries I went to the chief's olllce. "When Collins gave mo the order 1 told him that I was a Hepuhllcaii, and had Ih-oii a friend of Fml Uusse's for tweuty-tlve years, and that I would vote for him. He was so angry that he made no reply. 1 told my captalus that the chief had ordered the assess ment. IVrsonally I had nothing to do with the collection, but a collection was made lu my division. I paid tho regulation price for lnsiHctors, hut I will not say to whom I paid It. "A second assessment was ordered by the chief lu the same way. I did not contribute the .second time, I was jvrfivtly willing to contribute tho llrst, to help get Dunne thu nomination, but' I would not contribute to any thing except his defeat after he war nominated. I never paid a dollar to John M. Collins lu my life. 1 cannot say as to how the money collected was transmitted to the campaign fund, nor who bundled It." 1'ostmaster Daniel A. Campbell has everylsidy's good wishes for u siicces. fill administration. The l'ln Hrlgade and gum shoo pol iticians are not as strong at the Clty 1 1.tll u they were a mouth ago. One of the funniest things In Dunne's valedictory was his praise of tho health department. It must have caused bioad s-.ullcs at the .Saddle and Slrlolu Club at the Stockyards. Tho friendship of the Chicago Health Department for the lleef Trust dnrlug the past live years has been frequently demonstrated. All friends of Chief Shlppy would dislike very much to see his career blighted by tho resurrection of a scan dalous has been, MEAT SCANDAL GROWS Chicago Is Not the Only City with Tuberculosis, Lumpy Jaw and Cancerous Beef. The National Capital Menaced by Tons of Food of the Char acter Named. The Bureau of Animal Industry Tries in Vain to Wake Up the People. Three Per Cent, of All Hogs Bmffer frem Tnberciloiie, tattle Are Mueh Wone. NotMiu Hai Beea Done to Protect Ohloago from Thii Awful Scourge Bejond Pretense. Chicago U not the only place that Is suffering from the Indiscriminate sale of tubercular and lumpy Jaw beef and from trichina hogs. The National capital Itself Is men a cis I by this awful food us tho fol lowing, taken from the Chicago Dally News, of April 17, W07, testifies: (Sjieelal Corresjiondence of The Chi cago Dally News.) Washington, D. C, April lo, Tho recent discovery that tuliorculouH cat tle, condemned for daily purposes, were Mug slaughtered ami sold for food lu the markets of Washington has emphasized the necessity of extremo watchfulness on the part of State and city food lnsHvtors In all parts of the country. The discovery created a sen sation lu the national capital, hut tho facts were fully verltled ami has led to a strengthening of the local Inspec tion service which may hereafter re quire that condemned cattle shall bo absolutely destroyed III tho presence of the Inspectors. When the meat-lusitectlou law was passed by Congress It provided solely for the liisHS'tlou of meats for Inter state and foreign commerce. It was Hiecltlfiilly pointed out at the time that Intrastate commerce was uot concerned lu the provisions of the law mid there Is nothing on tho statuto Inioks to prevent diseased meats from being sold In Washington, Chicago or anywhere else, If slaughtered and ship ped within tho comities of a State, ex cept for the provisions of tho State sad municipality and tho vigilance of their otllclnls. Following the Investi gations at Chicago by Messrs. Nelll mid Iteytiolds for tho President. It was pointed out In these columns that re lief of the local markets from the sale of diseased meats could not be had without an application of the most stringent regulations mid Inspection. The discovery lu Washington during the past week Is Illustrative of what can easily happen and what may bo exiectod In any community, despite the untiring efforts of health otllclnls to prevent the wile of bad meats lu city markets. The discovery of this condition lu Washington was brought alsuit by a nulled effort on the piirt of tho health otllclnls to trace the causes of typhoid fever, tuberculosis and other mortal dbe.ises, particularly deadly lu tho DMrlct of Columbia. Dxamluatlous by health experts on a dairy farm lu Virginia, near Washington, led to the discovery of seventeen cases of tuber culosis lu the dairy herd. The bureau of auliual Industry of the department of agriculture has' re peatedly called attention lo the growth of contagious disease lu animals used for food, 1'revloiis to tho passage of the Inspection law, experience lu tho largo abattoirs Inspected under federal supervision showed II per cent of hogs Milferliig l'loiu tuberculosis and many other diseases were prevalent In pro portion, Tho annual loss on hogs alone to tho packers as a result of this con demnation -was ?:i,iKK),(K)0 annually, Tho bureau never ceased to declare that abattoirs having no Inspection could uot oslbly avoid the purchase of dlseaset)earca8es, Uuder the meat-Inspect Ion law, as lit now operates, Intrastate shipments WHOLE NUMBER 914. of diseased carcasses slaughtered bjr small butchering establishments not engaged lu Interstate or foreign com merce are not Inspected, and, Infeivn tlally, are subject to the same suspi cion which the government formerly had on larger establishments engaged lu Interstate and foreign trade which, similarly, had no government Insiiet tlon. It clearly behooves tho uient p reducing States mid the cities of tho country, In the light of thu recent ex Iierleiice of Washington, to redouble their vigilance, else they may right fully be charged with n neglect of 'duty and by failure to supplement Uiu national laws and Inspection service, guarantee only to the foreigner and their iiclghlMirrt In other States exeui tlon from the use of diseased meats. MUtOY T. VKIINON. The Chicago Kxamluer lu Its mar ket report, published April 1-i, 1007, said: "SMHHilators nt the Stock Yards aru paying 'i. mid $'! sr head for thou sands of condemned calves and thu trade Is making Inquiry as to their ultimate destination. Packers have n habit of purchasing big droves of calves at $f.r.(i, stipulating that ono lu live Is to he thrown out ut 4. When thu lusK'ctor comes around ho condemns everything under 100 wunds mid then tho outside sjiocttlntor gets busy buying up tho condemned delega tion at '2 ami .'J cents per iwund. Ob viously he could not afford to pay such prices If ho were taking cbnncen on a subsequent rigid ost-morteiu In spection, and tho trade Ih of the opin ion that much of this veal gets Into food channels. Hither the country shipper or the consumer Is being im imscd usm In the mutter. This Is calf season, Tuesday witnessing tho arrival of 1,W0 to 10,000, ami both packers and sieculators aro finding tho bundling of veal a protltablo proisisl tlou. Many of these calves ought not lo he shlpjMsl alive from the country, and the practice Invites attention by the Ilumaiiu Society." The Health Department bulletin for the week ending April 1!), 11)07, an nounces the condemnation of I'lO.Otl pounds of meat at tho stock yards mid of -lO.II.'IS pounds of foodstuffs In the "loop" district. This makes a total of food si nil's condemned since January J, UHI7, of :i,87l,H7 pounds, tin Increase of 1117.'-'- per cent over the nrrestond lug iK'rlod of hist year, when tho to tal condemnation covered 1,70.1, Sol isiiimK If the Into Mayor, Dunne, had tho backbone, what a reputation he could have tiiiide for himself by lighting tho Heef Trust! Hut ho let his opportun ity go by and neither the Hoof Trust nor the people will thank hint for his Inactivity. Tho Into city administration win gcod.lo the Heef Trust and tho iieoplo did not forget that fact. Mayor Husse made two siileudld an- I polntments when ho mimed John II. I Jones uud Fruuk Foster ou tho SpeclitX ii ."Wt-V mjp &n a e4. ttlfji nk yff X;?Jiaiita KV r 7: ''?? .-"?i!5Wr J"- ' lrX-JSr.U fsJ gtVrfe-IWgJ " M-.M .