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'-' -' ,' J X 3VW - W , K -fBBjftssa-' 1 I EIGHTEENTH YEAH, JURORS FROM YARDS. The Meat Interests Are Well Represented in the Venire for the June Grand Jury. Seven Men Interested Directly or In directly with Packers on ,the Body. The Price of Meat of All Kinds Is Much Higher than It Ever Was. Congress Should Fast a Law Compelling the Placing of Bates on All m Cans. Packers Should Pay the Inspection Fees to the Government for Passing of Products. The Venire from which the June Grand Jury will be chosen on Monday next, Ih composed of the following iiiiiueil iiersons: V. J. Mussell. iiiamifior Swift & Co., Union Stock Yards. Cornelius J. Short, secretary Stand aril Slaughtering Company, Union Stock Yards. I,. II. Crumbnugh, head cashier, Ar liiour & Co., Union Stock Yard. Nicholas J. KUbtirtr. telegraph oper ator, Armour & Co., Union Stock Yard. 1 (!. William Sperry. live stock commis sion. Union Stock Yard. Martin Muddy, live stock commission, Union Stock Yard.' Charles K. l)avl, manager A. M. Itothschlld 4: Co.'s department store, owned principally hy Nelson Morris, the packer. W. S. I.ar.onde. cashier, Mookery Building. James !. Forgan, president First Nil tloual Hank. I'rank S. Xellls, commission man, South Water street. l'erclval II. Maimer, of Merelvul B. la Imer & Co. Flwurd W. Johnson, manager Mer chants' Dispatch & Transfer Company. F. W. Mueckhelm, 4201 Vtnceunes tiv emie, confectioner. M. II. Chrlstopherson, 1101 Mouroo street, clerk. John II. artiham, 80 Crystal treet, onglueer. John McFnddeu, 13 22d street, dry goods, (Scow Michel, 002 Sodgwlek street, superintendent. Isldor Hchrelber, 404 North Hoyne avenue, manufacturer's ngeut. Louis C. Molierts, 4008 Mllwoukeo nv euue, civil engineer. K. J. Johnson, 23U Princeton nvouue, coul. John Gorman, 000 Millard avenuo, retired. C. V. Weston, 5550 Monroe avenue, civil euglueer. Lars l. Larson, 120 West Huron street, tailor. Jvdwnrd V. Coekrell,208 74th street, clerk. Charles II. Iloppke, 2332 Michigan avenue, broker. J. Leo Clark, Bluo Island, clerk. ' 'Edward II. DulT, Oak Park. Clerk. Oeorgo A. Ptlughaupt, Desplalnes, foreman. W. J. Leggott, 832 Sawyer avenue, passenger conductor. It. D. IIIII, 2310 Calumet avenuo, real estate. , Frederick A. Luhnow, 025 North Iloyno avenue, treasurer Schuls Plauo Company, W. J. Swetnwcrth, 413 West 07th fttreet. Anton Hennlnger, 1043 North Ash land avenuo, superintendent Chicago Title and Trust Company. Charles P. Wise, 1520 West Adams street, chief clerk Union station. Fred Grlcshclmor, clothing. Georgo J. Schmidt, 01 Howe street, renl estate. Herman Taum, 512 West 14th place. B. D. Weary, 6020 Washington avo nue, contractor. F. Hardlnge, 543 Forty street. A. J. Wonnerulud, 0032 Gills avenuo, engineer. NO. 37, J. A. Curry, 5144 Went worth avenue, salesman J. V.Furwoll & Co. llcnry Kueu. MiOO Wont 13th street. Alliert I. Sanders, Evnnstou. 1 m Is Ogus, irjii 'Milwaukee avenue, millinery. George Gugh. 13 Wentworth ave nue. Chicago University. r.mll Kasteu, Doltou. Henry Weese, 72 South Center ave nue, painting contractor. The large number of men connected with the' packing Interests drawn on the Juno Grand Jury, aroused consid erable speculation around town as to the meaning of the virtual control of the body by one great Interest. Some dally newspapers thought that It was I lie killing of a great number of people recently by un ammouln explo sion at one of the plants, uud that the grand Jury was drawn from men ho fa miliar with conditions that they could give the matter better Investigation than others. Some other paper expressed the view that the 'white slave" Iniquity was to lo gone Into, nut what the stock yards people have to do with that question Is not apparent. Some thought that the teamsters' strike had something to do with It. Some people at the City Hall ex pressed the opinion that the i-eveut Dunne administration and Its Health Department were to be subjects of searching Inquiry. ( Tbo fact that a grand Jury could be so largely made up of one lutorost caused more talk than anything else. The price of meat continues to soar and soar. Here Is a comparison of present prices with the prices of two years ago : Price, lOOfl. Price, 1007, cents, cents. Club steaks 18 22 Porterhouse steaks. 18 22 Sirloin steaks 14 so Mound steaks 12 lit Mlb roast beef 14 18 Pork chops 12 14 Veal choM 14 18 Leg of mutton .....10 18 Mutton chops w 22 Macon 14 23 Ham 8 viUj The packer makes over 30 per cent profit on the best quality of beef, at wholesale prices. Hero are some tig urcs to prove It: Whnt the pucker pays; 1,100 average, .velght choice and fancy steers, at $0.50 per 100 lounds ' $ 71,50 What the packer sells; 2 hind quarters, 180 lbs each, at 13c 54.00 2 fore quarters, 150 lbs each, at 10c , , 30.00 2 shoulder clogs, 0 lbs each, at 13c 1,50 4 shanks at 00c 2.40 Hide, average wolght 100 lbs, at 7c ."; 7.00 Heart ..... , ... , . , ,.,, .50 Liver ,.,, ..,.,, , ,75 niood, dried, 4 lbs, at 23c 1,00 Tallow, averago from choice steer , o.OO Paunch offal ; 3,00 CHICAGO, SATURDAY, JUNE 16, 1907, s Heads Hoofs, horns, bones ami Inside offal .30 Total selling price $107. 13 Purchase price 71.30 Prollt Dr. A. D. Mclvlu, chief of the Mil leu 11 of Animal Industry, In the courc of an address to the chief meat Inspec tors' convention at the stock yards last mouth, declared that It was surpris ing to note the large number of pack ers who Ignored tbo new national law until the railroads refused their ship ments. "Inspection hns been with drawn from forty-s'lx establishments," wild Dr. Melvlm "Of these withdraw als twelve weresfor clause, principally on account of .failure to maintain the proHr standard of sanitation, and some were for uslug prohibited preser vatives. Most of the establishments preferred to forfeit their Interstate trade rather than stand loss from the condemnation of animals and meat and bear the expense of complying with the sanitary requirements. This latter fact emphasizes tho necessity for a thorough State or city lusicctlou." In tho course of an able editorial on "U. S, Inspected and Passed" In its Imuo of Dec. 20, 1000, tho Chicago Dally News said: "It Is well for tho peoplo of Illinois Olid Of Chlcaco to remember, hnu-nvor. that this law nppllek only to Interstate. A.I.I AHnt.. L ..... A. ' unit tun-inn commerce, mio mu larger packing houses engaged In Interstate and foreign business doubtless will pre pare all tlielr product whether for outside or local consumption under tho samo conditions, there Is In the Federal law nothing which of Itself af fords protection to tho local consumer. It Is quite possible that souio of tho smaller concerns might make a busl ness of putting on tho Illinois and Chi cago market meat products that could not be exiiorted Into other States, For the protection of local consumers prop er local Inspection may now bo of more Imitortaiico in some lustauces than It was beforo the passago of the Federal Inspection law." Congress should at once add to Hw meat Inspection law these three pro visions ; 1 Packers should bo oblbjsd to bear all the expense attached to In spection. 2 Puckors should be obliged to print date of cannlug on the labels of all canned goods, 3 All meat In transit should bo In spected by tho government, Wo aro obliged to make another cor rection with reforonco to that delight ful society of office hunters, the Chicago " INDEPENDENT IN ALL THINGS. NEUTRAL sisisisiHi4-f r!Hm BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB"ABJbJbP!Ml1 nJJkjS7bjBBBBBBBBBBBBBB: bHHHHIIIIIIIIIIV Wmw?TT&lB ET7iV?'-k.4',?( a VifjslK 'BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBl tv wr,w VsbbLVLVM BBBBBHBBBWlBLiMM TistBBsVsVBM iHklrUf f. bbbbBBbV HHb1'jbbbbbbH "ff?!fIMBBBBH BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBV .BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBS OOL. JOHN F. HOPKINS, Progreulve and Popular Leader In the Upbuilding of Chicago. Meal Kstatc Moard. A few weeks ago we stated that till eminent iismmii blage of payroll mtmlrcrs numbered nearly 300 members. Last week we printed the statement of the gentleman ly hiiuqucttcrs themselves, to the effect that they had "about 2X" on their list. Now, from actual count of the list of ic-tilnr members, we discover that this adroit conglomeration of public appe tite uud private pride has In Its ranks Just 112 real estate agents. It nukes up its "alsiut 2so" estimate by count ing the associate memliers, confection cri. tailors, druggists, soda fountain ieople and the like, who chip In $23 lor Initiation Into the proud privilege of being next to the real agents who have paid -'oo to break In. The Mtelety deserves encouragement, as there are over tM0O real estate agents In Chicago who are not member of It. The tunnels or subways that we have been hearing so much uIkmM for years are to be used to oppress the people. It Is another case of "what are you going to do about It 7" Tho Goodrich dock needs the service of a crowd of Millccmeu during tho hot season. Wouldn't you thluk that tht Goodrich gang would reciprocate this service by paylug taxes on their boats lu Chicago? Secret society politicians and profes sional patriots of the Smoke aud Milk Fen Gibbons acquaintanceship, who are organizing delegations to wait 011 the Mayor to hold their man lu his Job, are making n tine spectacle. They are arousing the resentment of the entire community and the contempt of all politicians. They all want their particular friend kept. Aud how they do get down on their marrow Ismes and plead. Metaphorically sMaklug, some of them lie down on tlielr stomachs and beg for their especial Job holder. This Is how these delegations havo won the name of "belly bands." They crawl 011 their bellies to ask favors of a man who they were abus ing only a few weeks ago. Dufthcre Is not much of a chance for them. Whether, they crawl on their bellies or on their hands and knees, these of fice beggars will havo to go. Tho peoplo have spoken, and that good old Democratic slogan, "To the victors belong tho spoils," will be car ried Into effect, as It ought to be, In all positions not covered by tho civil service law, The Democrats outside of tho City Hall do not want Mayor Dusso to re tain any of tho Dunne or Harrison hold-overs lu office. They bollevo that It Is better for the IN NONE.' -TWELVE PAGES. party uud better for tho public If the Mayor makes a clean sweep. The Melly Mauds, ns they are now called at the City Hall, represent no body but themselves and other mem bers of Mvrct lMilltlcal societies for col lection purposes where tho bell punch Is bat red. The tunnels under Chicago's streets are now In the hands of a private cor iNiratlou which will laugh at the pub lic as it uses the laud belonging to tl people for Its own purjioses. The supNrters of the new charter are proud of It because If passed It will mean higher taxes, prohibition, Sunday closing and four year terms for Aldermen at $3,000 a year. Hut 011 September 17 the jieoplo of Chicago will shatter the beautiful dreams of the fake refonpers. The Independence League will put a full ticket In the Held lu Chicago next pyc.ir, and unless conditions change very materially will elect a large part of It. Fourth of July, our grandest holiday, which Is celebrated lu such n barba rous milliner, Is near at hand. Mayor Mussc has Issued 11 proclamation which, If rigidly enforced, will do much to make the day celebrated lu a manner betlttlug a country that leads nil others lu the stand for good, for progress and for freedom. The Independence League commands the resMct of tho people bocuuse of tho strength of Its principles. What does the Chicago Subway Com pany pay the people of Chicago for Its tunnels? The Goodrich crowd, accused of sot paying taxes lu Chicago on Its steam lioats, had tho gall to Invite tho 'mem bers of tho Hoard of Kevlevr to s week's trip on one of their vessels. The Impudence of this Is apparent t all. Chicago should get both tho Demo cratic, and Mepubllcau national convolu tions. Tho Democratic party will never again lw what It onco was lu Chicago, until It ceases to be controlled by se cret associations of professional pa triots. Tho Ragle has been looking up tho records of some of tho professional pa triots that havo been claiming to repre sent tho wholo Irish race In Job pre serving trips to Mayor Busse, Thoy aro cortaluly Interesting from auy point of view, VNKS?;r OLD BOATS MADE NEW. Some of the Goodrich Fleet Are of This Sort but with Other Names. They All Hail from Duluth Though, and Are Not Taxed Here. This Line Carries So Many Thousands of People that Chicagoans Ask About It. Facts About Steamboats Always Catch the Public Eye, as the People Lore Water, And Have a Warm Regard for Old Time Worn Favorites of Long Ago. The Goodrich .Steamboat people nre thrifty. They have some vessels among the boats comprising their tleet which for merly had ot her names aud some be longed to other Hues. These have hven rebuilt and 111.11I0 otcr and placed on the routes of the delightful summer trips which people enjoy so much. Those fairies of the deep, the Caro lina uud Georgia, are of tills descrip tion. Marts of lioth of them were at one time known to fauio as the Ludlugtou ami the Charles II. Hackley. A number of the old boats that Hew the Goodrich colors lu years gone by, have never been rebuilt. Among these were the Sea Mini, Alpena aud Atlanta. The Chicago and Sheboygan of this Hue were veterans of the lakes twenty live years ago. They are still lu com mission. The officers of the Goodrich Trans portation Company aro high-toned and respectable. Nothing can be said sgalust their private characters. The saloons operated on the steam ers belonging to the company uro never opened for business lu Chicago. They never commence selling liquors until tho Uiats are out 011 the lake. The object of this Is to prevent the city from collecting a $1,000 saloon li cense from each vessel. We notice that the steamers of the Goodrich Transportation Company all "hall" from Duluth, Minn., a port 011 Lake Superior that the lino does not run to, and that not ouo of Its vessels ever sees. The object "of palnttug the port of Duluth 011 tho sterns of the vessels Is obviously for the purpose of escaping taxation lu Chicago, And yet we tlud tho uames of several of the officials of this company among those preseut at the meetings of organ izations whose object Is the "upbuild ing of Chicago." Too uuiuy of the fellows who are crying nloud for reform are like tho Goodrich lino people. They are lu favor of "reform" and the "uplift" If somebody else pays the taxes. Tho Goodrich crowd own over a dozen of the finest boats on tho lakes, Among the vessels of their fleet are tho Virginia, Christopher Columbus, Iowa, Indiaua, City of Haclne, Chicago, " Sheboygan, Georgia, and Curollnu, Kuch of tlicso vessels Is worth a fos tuue, and yet for years the Goodrich crowd turned lu schedules placing the valuo of tho personal property belong ing to .tbo corporation at $15,000. Fifteen thousaud dollars I That Is about what tho Christopher Columbus cleans up on one trip to Mil waukee, mid back, alone. This Is tho company that Is furnished with a largo amount of pollco protec tion by tho city of Chicago, not to mention tiro and other protection. It makes all of Its money right bore In this town. And y.'S It takes particular caro to WHOLE NUMBBR 922. have Its vessels hall from Duluth, Min nesota. Tho Hue runs steamers on Lake Mich igan all the year around and carries un Immense amount of freight, winter and summer. This Is the company that can hardly carry all the passengers that tvunt to crowd Into its boats In the hot weather. Auy that It don't carry, however, are people that cannot osslbly be crowded on, Judglug from some experiences lust year. The vessels escape taxes and a largo amount of the money they earn also cscaiies. Is this a square deal for the other people of Chicago? From 11 printed statement lu front of us for n given year, ot tho nmouut of personal property scheduled by busi ness ineii lu the precinct of the First Ward where the Goodrich docks aro lo cated, we tlud the following figures: W. M. Iloyt & Co. (across the street from the Goodrich docks), $1S8,U.'J0. milliard, Spencer, Martlett & Co., $1, Joi',r.:so. Sherman Brothers, $1.10,000. Thomson & Taylor Spice Co., $2H, 10$. Chase & Sanborti, $123,377. John A. Tolmaii & Co., $:i00,000. W. J. yuan St Co., $200,000. I'ltklu & Mrooks. $144,000. Goodrich Transp. Co., $15,000. The Goodrich Hue, officered by "up lifters" ami reformers, should not us afraid to have Its vessels tuxed lu Chi cago. This city needs tho money. The Knglo believes In reform, too, nnd It will follow this mattor up un til tho people understand thoroughly who the real "upllfters" of Chicago are. Tho Independence League stands for Homethliig. It bus the respect ot the people, In an nhlo speech at tho annual din ner of the Mill Delta Mill at tho Hamil ton Club Tuesday evening, United Stnten Senntor Albert J. Hopkins de fended tho United States Senate as a bulwark of tho constitution and as one of the greatest legislative bodies la tho world. Tho Independence Leaguo Is the strongest part of tho local Democratic party. Chicago must have both national con ventions next year. This Is tho only city that can cure for them properly, The Idea of electing stougbton bot tles to tho City Council for four years at $.1,000 n year, Is the biggest ploce of gall ever sprung on tho peoplo of Chi cago. Tho Independence Leaguo Is ogalsst the now chnrter. It didn't ask any ad vice from tho Meal Estato Club, oKhor- Mayor Busse 1ms appointed tho fol lowing committee to arrange for tho celebration of Chicago Day at tho Jamestown Exposition: Aldermen Mil ton J. Foreman, J, W, McXenl, Michael Zlmuier, Lowls D. Sltt, A. D, .Willis- BSSSSSBSSSBSSSWbbbbbbbbibbbbbb , i. ..,,.., v .,1 ,..,-:J,-...., i...,... ,,.., ,