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THE OHIOAQO EAGLE, 8ATURDAY, 8EPTEMBER 7, 1007. THE BEEF TRUST HAS RAISED THE PRICE OF FOOD! CITY HALL ITEMS. M w News of Municipal Briefly and to Eagle UMfol Information, Intereiting Facte and Parional OoMip Tersely Told , by One Who Knows. COUNTY TO IIOItKOW ON 1007 TAX RECEIPTS. Tlic County Commissioner lmvo taken measures for raining uionoy with wlilcli to mt'ot current expenses. A recommendation made by the finance committee and adopted by tho board gave to the president of the hoard, tho County Treasurer niu! tho County Comptroller lwwer to lsmio warrants against the tuxes to he levied hy the county for 1007, such warrants not to exceed In the nggregutu 75 per cent of the tux levy. The county Is In lm mediate need of 700,M)O with which to pay outstanding bills mid salaries due. This amount will be borrowed at once, iieeording to the comiitroller. LITTLE THOUGHT OF Till: P1X)- I'm:. Less than nltio IiicIich of parc It to bo left between ears passing In oi posltc direction! when Ihc Htreet rail waya of Chicago have been reconstruct ed. TliN decision, reached a month up) by the Hoard of Supervising Engineers. wiih reiterated Tuesday by the board, which refused by a vote of two to one to rcHclttd Its former action. EDWARD T1LDBW has won Hie high reputation which he enjoys by hard work and honorable methods. JOnN M. SMYTH. holds r foremost phico In the front ranks of tho best citizens In this com muulty.' A. 8. IIIBBARI Is a capable man of attain, bonorabte U bis dealings, and aasMaoM la at- tsatioa to sis prosperous bnstoess. FRANK O. LOWDUN la a man of good attiuitmoiits and ex cellent qualities, niul therefore popu lar aa well aa successful. ruiLip KNorF nnrisht and true-hearted, he kM frinnii and wins the esteem ef all who become acquainted with his. WILLIAM II. WHlWIt Is n mnn whom to know t to resiwct Ho has nn honored name In the busi ness world. ANDItBW J. ORAHAM ts a compeicm ami tnorougu mnn ot affairs. Whatever he does ho does well and thoroughly. CHARLES M'GAVlN In all walks of lite baa been steed fast to the old adage, and profed lb) troth: "Honesty Is the bst policy." JAMES 8. HOFfHNH deserves all tho miceess wmcb bns dis tinguished his career. JOHN P. HOPKINS a capable man, combining energy with intelligence, he is Justly regarded and respected as a valuable member of the community. JAMBB REDDICK at ever been faithful to frtenda aad loyal to principle, a fact which ac counts for hla great popularity and aha host of friends who swear by hla. nON. ZINA B. CARO'OU sea always bo relied upon to be loyal ts friends, true to principle and faith ful to hla word, hence hla friends aad admirers sre legion. JOHN S. COOPL'lt has the highest Ideals of honorable eUixenahlp and Is true to them. There Is no man in Chicago who stands high er la public esteem, FRANK WBNIT.H. possesses lu un emlnoiti degree those merits und qualities which go to make Bp the true Chlcagoau, He Is best Uked by those who know him best THEODORE 0. MAYFU is, progressive, enterprising nod Indus trious. Such aen are alwya aura to make a euccess in life. THEODORA OEHNB a man of true worth und sieillng In tegrity, Is Justly regarded as one of Chicago's valued citizens. JOHN 0. SPRY is modest and unassuming, hut the peo ple uppreclute blm Just the same. VIRGIL M. BRAND Is deserving of tue confidence and good will of the community. ALEXANDER 11. REFLL fet liked by everybody, rls pofalartty being due to hla genial ad aye atiaiaeat and bis hoaoiabls aad ap- Administration Given the Point for Readers. MUNICIPAL JUDGES WORK HARD. . In spite of the fact that during the summer vacation period the civil branch of tho Municipal Court has ad ministered Justice with only live Judges sitting on the bench, where during the MprliiK eighteen Judges tint, Chief Jus tice OIhoii declared that almost tho nvcrnge monthly number of cases had been heard during the month of .Inly and August, l,:i!)(l eases being (lis K)sed of. while the Judgment entered amounted almost to an jiuieh ax the Circuit and Kuiwrlor Courts combined during the same period. 10. It. 1ILI9P mntntalns that widespread popularity and respect which la ouly gained by a strong aa well aa an. estimable par tonality. ROY O. WKtO etanda well In the community aa aa upright and public-spirited dtlsea. Ills success in life la due to hie ster ling qualities of head and heart BRNUST HU.MMnL. has proven by bis successful career that brains, experience and Integrity form an Irresistible combfatlon la any Une of business. CHARLES J. VOt'irp. a man of keen discernment; prompt of action, and persistent as wall as honorable In method; Is Invariably auo- iful JAMES J. OIt.1 has always lieeu ready to devote to tho welfare of the community tbat buslncs ability and Industry which has contributed so much to uls personal success. JAMES PKAMH la Uked moat by those who kaow hla best All who hare had business rs latlons with him are united In bearing testimony to this fact GEORGE W. JACKSON la as good and true a clUseri aa eves called Chicago hla home. Every dut) of cltiseuahlp baa alwaya beta faith fully discharged by him. P. 0. HALE? tnnkes friends and holds them by fair tud honorable business methods and iqi'ure dealing with hla fellow-citizens. JOHN II..JONKS hns the esteem and good will of all who know him and who are acquaint ed with his many good qualities. ROGER C. SULLIVAN is liked ii all who know nun and re spected by all with whom be cornea In contact. HENRY SHERMAN BOrTfllLL aa wall earned the good will ot tha community which ha enjoys to sash a largo extent JOHN F. SMULSKI Is SB considerate of tnt rights of oth ers as he la Insistent upon tlio main tenance or his own. This la one of tha reasona of hla great popularity. WALTER 8: BOOLE) Is a man of sterling quuiioes of head and henrt: successful In aH bis un dertakings. ADOLF HKRUMA-N has an enviable record for absoluts honesty In all his business relations, active support and sympathy for all movements for the betterment of tho city and bis fellow-men and tor all tha qualities that go to make up tha ideal citizen. LKO ERNST is one of those men wtiu pldgo Is tantamount to performance, and whosa varybody like and respects. PETER FORTUNIB Is a man of brains, nnlltv and Integ rity, and la respected by everybody who enjoys fats acqunlntuuce. CHARLES E. NEWT!N Is a man ot aouud juogmnnt.streugtil of purpose and great activity. He has never failed In the performance of bis duties In Ufe or the accomplishment of his undertakings. MAX BBBRBABIrT has alwaya put truth, honor and Jus tice before expediency; bence the es teem with which be is looked upoa by all who know blm. HOS0A W. WELL stands well la tha estimation at hla fellow ottliena aa a man whoss word oace, givsn la never broken, and who haa never been kaowa to go took aa Popular Former WILLIAM LEQNBH never neglected an opportunity to do good for Ma fellow cltisen, and In the course of his career baa auda thou sands at loyal friends. dusuru a. uuunniiiJi. bos earned tha high regard of his fel low ctttsens aa a man loyal to friends and faithful to principle. ABEL DAVIS la a man of uutarntshed repttanon and of commanding ability in the conduct 9t hla affairs. WILLIAM P. DLAfr la a mnn who Invarlabij wins and re tains tho confidence and liking of all who have dealings with him. CHARLES II. WAcnmt possesses all of tnose solid sod estima ble qualities which make the most use ful cltisen. KICKIIAM SCAN1JN has a high conception o( fie duties of jood citizenship ami bus always lived up to tbem. JOHN J. HEALT has made thorough perteriuance of duty, fulfillment of all agreements with hla fellow men In the spirit and the letter and exact Justice In all things tha guiding Principles of his successful csreer. PETER R. OLHKN has a splendid record fir good cltisen ship, personal integrity and tret-class ability. ALBERT N. ROSBNBOK baa earned by aa honest aprlght Ufa, tha good wlU and respect at tha sa tire eommunlty. JOHN B. OW11NM maintains la all affaire of poblle aad private Ufa the highest Ideals t haa orable manhood. TOM N. DONNELLY Is a man whom Chicago ts preud tlalm as ans of Its typical elttseas. HAHUV ItlJUBNS la aa etalaem degree that large share of popularity and pubila which la undeniably hla. THOMAS F. KEELEY enjoys a widespread sud well-eat aed popularity, AUSTIN J. DOY1.H haa a flawless record us a eitixen ana a typical Ohlcagoan. ALBERT II. PUTNEY la a typical eitlsen ot Chicago, pro gressiva and energetic, be la deserved , ly successtrl " " M andertoklnga JAMES A. nOQAN haa gained success by tore of charac ter, industry, Integrity and ability. HARRY HILDRETH heaides being a model cltisen takes a good man's part In svery movement far aha benefit of the city. ADAM ORTSEIFKN k iH wi a haaarabla la tola bast- aad fearless la tta per B)aamamamamamamamamamaml KkM BSaBBBBBBBBBBBBBBlsamBK'.'--',V'') J. VrTBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBl BBSBaBaBaBaBaBaBaBaBaBafr 'V(aaBaBaBaBaBaBaBaBaBaBal BBBBBBBBBBbbSII ? . -VS." 'Sawa'asaBWaBWaBWaBWaBWaBWaBBWal BBaBaBalsamsaaBaBaBaBal BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBKSsTBBBBBVBWWf-. .'4.JBBBBaBaBSBaBaBaBBM BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBsHsVBBaBaBaBBWV JsaBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBaBai BBBaBaBaBaBaBaBatyaBaBaBaBr-rSBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB HENRY J. KOLZE, County Commlisloncr Talked Of l-'RANCIS 8TUYVCSANT PfilwODY a nmii of many excellent ipalltie, is brainy, reliable and always steadfast to friends and to the line of duty. JOSEI'n TIIKURKft la enterprising and progressive, as well as capable and careful In the cob duct of all affairs entrusted to blm, hence bis Invariable success. CVR1L R. JANDVR baa made li a rule thtotigb (Mo to ac cord fair play as well as to demand It lu all things. Everybody who knows him trusts as well as likes him. THOMAS N. JAMtfc8(N has the deserved reputation of being one of the most capable and reliable men of affairs In Chicago. JOHN T. CONNEHT haa a high conception ot the dutlea of citisenahlp and lives up to It Ue la a man whom to know la to respect ARTHUR .!08KTT la u mnn In whose career Integrity and ability go hand In hand. ARTHUR W. FULTON haa built up a 'pUtion la this city or which any man might well feel proud. CLAYTON E. CRAFT8 la honorable nnd fair In nil bis rela tions with bis fellow cltlxons, upright as be i capable and straightforward. WILLIAM A. DOYLE Is a man ot (lie ingiieM emmling in the community; upright and Just lu II the affairs of life and Indefatigable In the perfonnanee of all the duties thereof. JOHN M. EWEN has never bteii Kmmn to undertake what he could not accomplish, nor fall to accomplish what he has undertaken. JOHN C. FET55KK Just and uur in ' hts Ueaiinge, poa ioi.seM the eonlldeiico and good will of all who know liliu. A. W. MILLKP bns hosts of friends who admire him for hla roauy merlta and good quali ties. RUDOLPH BRAND has the experience and the sbtmy to make a success of all bia undertak ings. JAMES A. nAOKLKT. enjoys the esteem and roapect of all who admire the highest qualities of good citizenship, which la hla are fully exemplified. CLYDE A. MORRISON la a public-spirited cltisen woo ts aa popular aa he u ore troaa 'a his bualnesa pursuits. ARBA N. WATERMAN active, energetic, enterprising and public-spirited, has made a success of all bis undertakings, and la ranked by common consent smong our vary bast citizens. SENATOR A. 0. CiiSltK, has a line record fur probity and strictly houeble methods. Ha haa mas. ounself respected la every walk for Congress. GEORGE B. SWIFT holds an honored plaeo among those who by his ability, Industry and sound Judgment contribute to the growth and upbuilding of Chicago. U. S. SENATOR A. J. HOPKINS a eittKcu whose rccoru la one to be proud of, Is n man whose friends are myriad and whoso name commands in spect everywhere. BENJAMIN F. RICKOLrtfN. hns the res)ect and good wishes of every one with whom bo comes In con tact '.)HP sdHka- PHILIP It HltANO Is honest, ablo and upright In all rela tions of life. J. J. GERAGHTY Is a dtlsen of excellent standing and faultless record. EDWARD II. PETERS llii'ough'a buy ami earelul life has eiimed the It-xpcet anil good will of the entire cniuiuiiulr.v. JOHN V. C&ARKQ never fslters when ouce his mind la made up aa to the right and tha wrong of a question. He la alwaya on the right aide, regardless of aU other con alders tlons or consequences. HON. B A. ECKHAnT knows how to make friends aad to re tain them. He la a bub tor whoa aU who kaow him have tha highest re spect JUDOE THEODORE BRENTANO tn a Cliieagtniii In the finest seuse ol the word. Progressive, public spirited ud active, he possesses tho beat at tributes of true citizenship. ADAMS A. GOODRICH can refer with pride to a Une record as well ns uu honored name In tills community. WILLIAM 11. LYMAN la noted for bit excellent business abilities and hla faithful adherence to high Ideals of duty. FRED L. WILK In all relations of life nev-r deviates from those yrtuelpU's of straightfor wardness .nd .ntegrtty which lmvo von blir golden onlnlons everywhere. WILLIAM DAVIDSON can count his personal friends by the hundred, a fact due to bis many esti mable characteristics and his unchang ing, even, temperament GFORUK A. BLB7.VNF.lt Is a niau whose wcll-Uiown ability and public spirit places blm In the front ruuks of our most useful clti tens. FRED A. BUPFW Is a man of acknowledged ability, good Judgmeut ami common sense. nON. FRED W. upn VM belongs to that class ot citizens who never know failure, nor allow any ob stacles to deter them in a worthy en terprise ouce UBcmnken. GEORGE W. PAULIXN is pleasant and gfo'M of manner, obliging and faithful to hla p: NEWS OFTHE WEEK Items from All Parts of the World Carefully Selected from the Press Telegrams. A Weekly Digest of the Most Important Facts and Happenings for Busy Readers. The contents of the will left by Rich ard MmimIIcM have been nmilo public in Now York by Irving Dlttcnliocflcr, who was In charge of Mr. Mansfield's legal affairs. The will wan made In 181)1 and after providing for tin pnyment of alt Jtut debts left by Mr. Miuiflel1, the en tire estate, both real nnd personal, Is left to' Mrs. Mniiofleld, who Is made the sole executrix. As tho will wn made In ISfll, which was before the birth of Mr. Mans field's son, George Glbtis. the boy will talio his share of the estate as If the ac tor died without a will. Mr. Ditten lioeffer was unable to siy much concern ing the size of the estate, but It is certain that it is much smaller than It was orig inally thought to be. The insurance on Mr. Mansfield's life, which was given as ?'J.10.000, tiirn-v out to bo .?(HMM)0, ?I0, 00O of which goes to the widow nnd tho remainder to the etate, the value of which Is alven as S.IO.OOf). Mr. Ditten hoeffcr wild that for the Inst ten years all that Mr. Mansfield accumulated cither In real or personal property had been placed at once in the name of his wife. The houc nt itltl Riverside drive and the Connecticut farms all were transferred to Mrs. MniiHlleld immediately after their purchase. All plays and manuscripts, ns well ns all stock held by Mr. Mansfield In the Rlchnrd Mansfield company, are left to tho widow. STRIVING FOR THE PENNANTS. Standing; of Clubs in Principal Base Ball Leagues. NATIONAL LKAllUE. W. L. W. l Chicago ....01 .1. Brooklyn ...I7 07 Pittsburg ..711 HO Cincinnati ..M T.'l New York.. 71 fit) Boston -It 75 PbllMclpkia 05 52 St. Louis.... !W SS AJtr.IUCAN LEAGUE. W. I- w. riill'delphlo 7!t -17 New York... 55 Detroit ....72 -17 Boston 54 Chicago ....7.'l 51 St. I.ouls....-Jl) Cleveland ..71 51 Washington. 30 AMEnlCAN A080CIATION. w. i w. Columbus ..S:i Toledo 811 Minneapolis 72 Milwaukee ..07 55 Louisville ...OS 5S Indianapolis 07 Oil Kansas Clty.OO 0!)St. Paul.... 52 WrSTEBN I.UAOU. W. L. W. Omaha ....75 5.'! Denver 57 Des Moines.!',!) 51 Pueblo 50 Lincoln ....(IS 50 Sioux City.. -17 I. 02 09 77 ELOPES ON WEDDING EVE. Ithaca Qlrl Suddenly Jilts Cornell Graduate in Favor ot Junior. On the eve of her wedding to David D. Kline of Wllllamsport, Pa., Cornell. 100(1, Miss Mario S. Noble of Ithaca, N. Y:, eloped with David White, a Yah) junior. Kline now threatens to kill White on sight and Mrs. Noble, tho young woman's r... sin,.. ,vu.. ., .,.- .,.. VtllllU .HURT U IIIU i WlU 11IUII1IT Ul IIIU wily David, seems to bo MitUfied. Miss N'obln nnd Kllno Imvn been Miniire.l for two years, but lu the summer months Miss Noblo met White nnd on Saturday told Kllno sho could not marry him. Par ental persuasion caused her to relent, but she changed her mind again and slipped away with White. Mob Attacks Recreant Husband. Mobs attacked Ferdlinnd P. I'.arlo of Monroe, N. Y when he shipped his wife nnd baby off to France, where the woman Is to get a divorce that hu may bo mar ried to hU "alllnlty." Mother nnd Children Perish. Mrs. Louka Hill Carab.ijal, wife of a farmer, and her hoven children wero muniirii mum ii li"-" vi .1 . .i iiim nn n iii.ni in i i nnn I'riiiiir Sierra county, New Mexico, the llood caused ilamngo estimated at ?00,(SM), Wlfo Accused of Murder. Mrs. John .1. Phillips, widow of tho coal man nnd hanker murdered in Clevet land by a burglar, according to first re port, Is chawed with the murder of her husband nnd will ho nrreted when sho recovers fiom a state of collapse. Sultan's Favorites Slain. Tazzl brothers, who dominated tho Sul tan of Morocco to enrich themselves ami nro regarded ns responsible for tho ruin of tho country, have been assassinated at Fez. Bryan to be Candidate. William J, Bryan has let It bo known that ho Is to hu a randldato for tho presi dential nomination iu tho Democratic convention next year, nnd his spokesman said theio would bo practically no oppo sition to tho Ncbrasknn. Old Pastor Oslerizes Self. Tho Rev. Edwnrd Hurt .Tewctt, nn aged minister who took his llfo nt Man hattan Beach, Los Angeles, Cal., was a bcllovor of tho "Osier" theory, lie was 77 years of age, and frequently reverted to tho iiscle.ssness of his lifo nt such an advanced ago and desired to die, Fourth of July Fatalities. Ono hundred nnd sixty-four killed nnd 4,210 Injured Is tho Independence day record of casualties, according to tho re port of the Journal of tho American Med ical Association. Iu 100U tliero were 6,308 killed and Injured. WIRELESS PHONES FOR FLSXT. North Atlantic Squadron Will B Equipped with System. Battleship of the North Atlantic fleet will bo -tilpied with wireless telephones. These Inotruments have been Installed and tested successfully on board the lifluMaun and Virginia. It Is now intend j ed to eiilp all the nther battleships with I them. It Is K.ild Admiral Evan, through the ue of the system, will be able to J talk with commanding officer of tho bat tlehlps even when fio miles apart. De tails of the invention are kept secret by tho Navy Department, because of nn un willingness to Inform foreign powers of their nature. The sjKtom will be of In calculable advantage In peace nnd war maneuvers. Tho only objection Is that Interference Is possible as lu wireless telegraphy, hut aside from this wireless telephones will bo of grent service. SHOT TO DEATH IN HIS HOMB. Former Wealthy Cleveland Han Killed In Msterlous Manner. John .7. Phillips, formerly n wealthy roal operator, who Is said to have suf fered heavy financial reverses recently, was shot and killed lu his home lu Cleve land, under circumstances ko mjstcrlous that the police, after a thorough investi gation, are baflled. Mrs. Phillips snld that her husband, Just before ho died, had told her he lud been idiot by n burg lar, nnd hnd mkvd her not to call a phy sician, saying he was not badly hurt. Stio said she shouted for help, but could not make herself heard, owing to the sturin. STORM HITS IOWA FAIR. Heavy Damage Caused at Des Moines Airship nnd Balloon Burned. A windstorm struck the Iowa State fair grounds lu Des Moines tha other dsy, causing damage estimated nt $11)0,000. A live wire was blown against the Kna benslme nlrsblp nnd captive balloon, set tin; Hie to tlicm and destroying both. The big tent of the International Har vester Company was blown down nnd tha exhibit was ruined hy heavy rain and fire. THIRTEEN DEAD, 70 MAIMED. Horrlblo Cost of Blunder on Illinois Interurban Line. Thirteen persons wero killed and seventy-six injured so badly that their recov ery Is not expected. In a head-on collision between a train, cnuelstins of a motor car und trailer, and an empty express car on the Charleston and Mnttoon Interur ban line nt 10:110 o'clock Friday morning ono mllo west of Charleston, III. Both cars wero running at IiI;Mi speed nnd met as they were rounding a sharp curve. Tha Impact was deafening. Tho train was tele-coped by tho express car nnd both were reduced to a tangled mass of wood and Iron, Tho passengers had not a mo ment's warning of danger and were killed or Injured without opportunity to save thcmi-elves. The scene of suffering and ' death that followed was annalllnc. The i , . , , , . . . .1. I dca,, muI Mn W(,r", J""" together in ft n,n"H' wl,il ' less seriously Injured ". ",w,f.. J' A confusion of orders re ceived over the telephono Is said to be responsible for tho catastrophe. MAKE MILLIONS, THEN FAIL. Money Squeeze Catches New Yorkers Whose Capital Was Nil. In the United States District Court In New York Jacob S. Hnlprin, who re cently lived lu a costly house but now haa ; no residence, filed a petition In bank ruptcy, placing his liabilities nt Sa,141, 213. His secured liabilities were esti mated nt $10:1,250, whilo his assets are 5150. Hnlprin, who Is a young mnn with a wife nnd children, associated himself vim iwo oiuer young men in tno specuia- i ai n it .... nvo UU ( li! bus iiihs. Tii'v linil nrnc. ticaily not a dollar, but managed to scrape together enough to securu a build ing plot with a big inortgnso on It, In which they had nn equity of u couple of thousand dollars. Then they got build ing loans, put up an apartment bouse nnd soil It at a luuilsomo profit. They re peated tho operation until nt the end of two yenrs they hnd a paper profit of $1, 000,000 caih. Then tho money sipiecza began and In three mouths they were sccral millions In debt. Big Combluo of Elevators. A big merger of farmers' elevators In Minnesota Is to he formed, Tho plan is to secure the co-oper.itloii of 200 farmers' elevators In one central organisation. It Is estimated fully 20,000 farmcis will bo icprcscutcd. Plnguo Kills 200 Daily. Tho epidemic of cholera among tho Chinese lu tho lower Yangtso ports is spreading. Alwut 200 persons dlo dully lu tho streets of Wii-Hu, Proviuco of Ngan-Hwel, and Klu-KIang, Proviuco ot Kiang-Si, ' Boy Is Fatally .Spanked. I in bpaiiuuia 1 1 BUU ii i.ijuuuyumi, Mien,, womiiu evpioncu n uynnmito cap in tho boy's pocket. The boy was Injured to severely that ha is not expected to live, nnd tho mother was hurt badly. Judge Rules for Widow, Judgo Cochran of Clinton, III., has ruled against Vespasian Warner, commis sioner of pensions, nnd in fnvor of bis stepmother ra the sensational suit over the Warner millions, aaaraatar f da. la life whlea he baa aeea eajaaei. and tnererovw meals aad lw.