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THE OHIOAQO EAGLE, 8ATURDAY, 8EPTEMBER 7, 1007.
THE BEEF TRUST HAS RAISED THE PRICE OF FOOD!
CITY HALL ITEMS.
News of Municipal
Briefly and to
UMfol Information, Intereiting Facte and
Parional OoMip Tersely Told , by
One Who Knows.
COUNTY TO IIOItKOW ON 1007 TAX
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)-
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.
has won Hie high reputation which he
enjoys by hard work and honorable
JOnN M. SMYTH.
holds r foremost phico In the front
ranks of tho best citizens In this com
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.
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
ANDItBW J. ORAHAM
ts a compeicm ami tnorougu mnn ot
affairs. Whatever he does ho does well
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
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,
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.
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-
the Point for
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
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
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-
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
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.
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
HENRY SHERMAN BOrTfllLL
aa wall earned the good will ot tha
community which ha enjoys to sash a
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
is one of those men wtiu pldgo Is
tantamount to performance, and whosa
varybody like and respects.
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.
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
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.
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
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
PETER R. OLHKN
has a splendid record fir good cltisen
ship, personal integrity and tret-class
ALBERT N. ROSBNBOK
baa earned by aa honest aprlght Ufa,
tha good wlU and respect at tha sa
JOHN B. OW11NM
maintains la all affaire of poblle aad
private Ufa the highest Ideals t haa
TOM N. DONNELLY
Is a man whom Chicago ts preud
tlalm as ans of Its typical elttseas.
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
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.
heaides being a model cltisen takes a
good man's part In svery movement
far aha benefit of the city.
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haaarabla la tola bast-
aad fearless la tta per
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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.
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
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
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
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
has the experience and the sbtmy to
make a success of all bia undertak
JAMES A. nAOKLKT.
enjoys the esteem and roapect of all
who admire the highest qualities of
good citizenship, which la hla are
CLYDE A. MORRISON
la a public-spirited cltisen woo ts aa
popular aa he u ore troaa 'a his
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
SENATOR A. 0. CiiSltK,
has a line record fur probity and
strictly houeble methods. Ha haa
mas. ounself respected la every walk
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
BENJAMIN F. RICKOLrtfN.
hns the res)ect and good wishes of
every one with whom bo comes In con
PHILIP It HltANO
Is honest, ablo and upright In all rela
tions of life.
J. J. GERAGHTY
Is a dtlsen of excellent standing and
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
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.
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
A Weekly Digest of the Most Important
Facts and Happenings for Busy
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
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
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
w. i w.
55 Louisville ...OS
5S Indianapolis 07
Oil Kansas Clty.OO
0!)St. Paul.... 52
W. L. W.
Omaha ....75 5.'! Denver 57
Des Moines.!',!) 51 Pueblo 50
Lincoln ....(IS 50 Sioux City.. -17
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
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
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.
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
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
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,
la life whlea he baa aeea eajaaei.
and tnererovw meals aad
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