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.T ") m. -'.vj"Vt'M'T-iv'.shr't'rp-.?'v,-",4' "&' ' ie ohioaqo iaqui, Saturday; strtiMBtR 7, 100?: CHAS. E. NEWTON Til Well-Known Hatter Ucatei at 7 Meetek Teaple WkerebecaitHe the fceet Hat ye ever were ftf KM. As Ms exteiees m very Hfkt ceaesrttl with the stem eitke first fUtr, he sella yen the hit they nk WW, N.M Mi I4.H (er it $2.50 All w eteck iii latest styles. Call ui he ce thicel. Take Eleriter teftfc Fleer. Alt IIm IIh ef PUHS it Moderate rices. Pars Repalrei. b few namE'V'liBV w-?TO'iafflhW KflsBEHB? sWPjHff.! 'tsMBSLm. BBBBBBBBfc A3h ' -ir.a. E KBBftL- ,1W BBBBBBBBBBBBUIBBBBBBBBBBa KnHV BBKVtwTO0SSBBMVSSSBSSaR!FlBBBr Newton & Catlin, 607 Masonic Temple SJIH IMfRTS i M Cap! Anson's Home Plate Buffet FINEST BILLIARD AND POOL ROOM IN THE WORLD I 135-141 E. Madison Street Phones Main 1389 Main 1400 R. A. FIEQEL, Mgr. The Charming President of the Chicago Subways and Director in Many Other Big Corporations Appears to Have a Charm About Him that Dazzles Assessors and Reviewers, Judging from the Tax Rolls, ; For While Valuable Stock in Some of the Outside Corporations Represented by Him Escapes Taxation Entirely, Big Interests Under His Protecting Wing Appear to Escape Very Lightly When Compared with Other People's. NEWS FROM ILLINOIS. Items from All Over the State of Matters of Interest to Our , Readers. Happenings of the Week from Cairo to ... Chicago Carefully Compiled for Busy Men. The Bergman Express and Storage Co. WHOLBSALB AND INTAH. DRALMS IN COAL, WOOD AND COKE STORAGE Furniture Packing and Shipping Purnlture and Piano Movers Wanhewe, 129 Uicols Aveaae Office, III Telephone, North 301 GEORGIA GRANITE PAVING BLOCKS sW Georgia Rough and Gut Stone Co. AUGUST A.OA. Shepa and Quarries, Sparta and Llthenla, Qa. Chi- Stunuol McRoberts would bo a good iuiui for tho Hoard of Review to call before It. Ho Is n director hi tho fql lowing concerns and could toll how much of tho stock Is owned In cago, mid who owns It: Chicago Subways Comimuy. Armour Car Linos. Armour Grain Company. Hnnimoud Packing Company. a. II. Hammond Company. Kansas City Electric Light pany, of Kansas City, Mo. Kansas City Railway and Light .Company. Metropolitan Street Railway Com pany, of Kansas City. National Packing Company. Stock Yards Savings Bank. Northwestern Elevated Railroad Comimny. Union Stock Yards Company, of duiaha, (limited). Corn- Armour & Company had no men tho July G rami Jury so far as can bo ascertained. Swift & Company, however, woro well represented. Among tho Stock Yards pooplo serv ing as Grand Jurors on the July Oi.uul Jury wwo tho following: Thomas L. Smith, foreman for Swift. & Company, Union Stock Yards. James E. Turner, clerk, Swift & Company, Union Stock Yards. Everett L. Van Motor, llvo stock salesman, Union Stock Yards.' Tho following Stock Yards repre sentatives wcro on tho Juno Grand Jury : L. B. Crunibaugh, head cashier Ar mour & Company, Union Stock Yards. W. J. Russell, manager Swift & Com puny, Union Stock Yards. Nicholas J. Kllburg, tolcgraph opera tor, Armour & Compauy, Uulon Stock Yards. Martin Ruddy, llvo stock commis sion, Uulon Stock Yards. O. William Sperry, llvo-stock com mission, Uulon Stock Yards. agents for Swift & Company, of Illi nois, In Germany. Swift & Company, of Illinois, nro said to own largo blocks of stock In tho Union Stock Yards Company, of Omaha, the Kansas City Stock Yards Company, the Tort Worth Stock Yanls Company, tho St. Joseph 'Stock Yanls Company, and tho St. Paul Uulon Stock Yards Company. Besides the corporations already named, tho Swifts arc said to own ami absolutely control Llbby, McNeill and Llbby, of Maine; John P. Squlro mid Company, a New Jersey corporation, with n hlg packing plant In Cambridge, Mass., and branches all over New Eng land; Boston l'ncklug mid Provision Compauy, of Massachusetts ; New Eng land Dressed Meat and Wool Company, of Maine; North Packing and Provision Company, of Maine ; Sperry and Barnes Company, of Connecticut; Sturtevnnt and Ilnlcy, of Boston; P. Mcrwlu Com pany, Worcester, Mass.; Sprlnglleld Provision Company, Sprlnglleld, Mnss. ; White, Percy and Dexter Compnny, Worcester, Mass.; Hnlstead and Com pany, New York; C. II. Davis and Co., Norwich, Conn.; Blmblcr, Van Wage noli and Compnny, Newark, Now Jer sey. Tho capital stock of all of the above corKratlous Mug owned In Chicago. Why don't tho jwoplo of Chicago get tho benefit of It? Tho Board of Itovlcw certainly ought to get enough out of them to enable tho city to equip a good street car Hue. pay taxes on at least $17,000,000 In Chicago. If they nro n fraud and do not repre sent anything of value, then somebody ought to be prosecuted for Issuing them. The Chicago Subway Company Is going to furnish heat, power and steam to the pooplo before long, In addition to transportation and many other things. It already owns all tho spaco under tho city streets. It should pay Its Just slinro of taxes. Tho Chicago Junction Railway and Union Stock Yards Company should never bo overlooked. This company has $0,500,000 of pre ferred stock and $0,500100 of common stock, all owned In Chicago. This makes thirteen millions of dol lars that ought to bo paying taxes. There arc others. ?l1,lltf!!i!3tBll!lllff PURE - PUREST H .ftfSl wSPJHDJI iHlil 1SE TOUK UOCEft FOl TIKE NU8DS. NONE BETTER. 8 Tie J. G. Grant Chemical Coapj, Nt, III, 114 West Lake timet, CHIOAtiO; lYaf"a'S'aseF''S'erP'v'r''aspsriersr Tho law of Illinois Is very plain re garding stock In outsldo corporations held In this State. It must bo taxed. Has the Board of Review ever taken . any steps to ascertain 'how much tho corporation known as Swift & Compauy or Its olllccrs own In corjioratlons out sldo tho State? Perhaps wo juny help them by quot ing tho following list of outsldo cor--Mirations owned by Swift & Company, of Illinois, according to tho report of tho United States Commissioner of Corporations: Swift & Company, of Maine, n cor poration .which sells tho output of Sw'lft & Company, of Illinois, in tho New England Stntes and parts of New York and New Jersey, and owns a con trolling Interest In tho firms of tho Swift Beef Company, of Boston; G. P. and E. C. Swift, Boston; G. F. Swift and Company,, Boston, and N, E. IIollls and Company, Boston, Massachusetts. Swift & Company, of West Virginia, which operates many branches In sev eral different States for selling boef, pork, mutton, canned goods, etc., ote. Swift & Company, of Now York, which controls n largo number of brunch houses In tho Stato of Now York, nil doing n big business. Swift Fertilizer Works, engaged In manufacturing fertilizers lu the Stato of Georgia. Swift Refrigerator ,. Transportation Company, nnd Swift Llvo Stock Trans portation Company, corporations of tho Stato tof Maine. ' Swift Best Company, Limited, do ing business la Great Britain. Swift Packing Company, sailing In order that big corporations may cscapo Just taxation on tbolr personal property, forty-two Chicago Hospitals nro to bo taxed this year for tho first time. These uro: Presbyterian, West Side, Aloxlan Brothers', Passavnut Memorial, Provident, Wesley, Post Graduate, St Luke's, Ilahnomauu, Michael Reese, Mercy, Norwegian Luth eran, St. Anthony's, St. Ilcdwlg's, St. Mar of Nazareth, Chicago Polyclinic, Augustanu, Evangelical Deaconess', German, St. Joseph's, St. Ann's, Chicago Baptist, Woman's Hospital, Chicago Charity, Columbus, Maurice Porter, United States Marine, Swedish Cov enant, Bennett, Illinois Cunrttablo Eyo and Ear Inllrniary, Memorial Institute for Iufectlous Diseases, Roosevelt, Na- tloual Association, Mary Thompson, Chicago Homeopathic, Frances E. Wll lard, American College of Medicine, St. Elizabeth's, Norwegian Tubltha, St. Ahthony do Padua, St. Bernard's. Tho Board of Review should call the following gentlemen and ask thorn what they know about personal prop erty that has escaped taxation, espe cially property connected nearly or re motely with tho packing Interests: Samuel Mcltoberts, Henry P. Darlington, J. Ogdcu Armour, Louis F. Swift, Laurence A. Carton, Arthur .Meeker. Under the laws of Illinois no Instru ment Is valid unless dated. This ought to lucludo paeklugtown products. Tho rich tax dodger Is still dodging nnd tho city's funds aro low, so tho poor man must cough up, that Is, ho will If tho new charter passes. Aro tho people of Chicago golug to ap prove such a charter? Wo don't think they will. The Goodrich gang uro very friendly "with" tho pollco mid Uro depart ments. They ought to be. But their friendship would bo of a more practic al nature If they paid taxes on their valunhlo steamboats lu Chicago and helped other tax payers keep up tho elllclcucy of tucso departments. J. Ogdon Armour Is very largely In terested In tho "Central Lcntlicr Com pany, or tho "Leather Trust," us souio pooplo call It. Tho Central Leather Company l a New Jersey corporation, capitalized for $-10,000,000. This year It nbsorbed tho United States Leather Company. Mr. .it'mour Is a director In tho company as In Mr. II. P. Darlington, who Is con nected with his Chicago ofllee. Tho law Is plain enough nnd It Is only enforce'd against tho poor. Stock In Illinois corporations Is as sesscd against tho corporation. Stock lu foreign corporations is as sessed against tho Individual holder. Tho Chicago Subway will bo nu In teresting corporation for tho Equal Taxation Loaguo to tako a crack at. This corporation Is owned In Chi cago nnd incorporated In New Jersey for $50,000,000. Every cont of this stock Is taxablo In tho city whero It Is held and that Is Chicago. Tho Chicago Subway Compnny owns tho Illinois Tunnel Company, which has Issued $17,000,000 in bonds, Now those' bonds nro cither worth their faoo value, or they aro a fraud. If they represent the value they pre tend to represent, then they ought to With a dally pros that can bo si lenced by a soap ad. or by a "display" advocating soma breakfast delicacy, It Is no wonder tho people are so slow to bear about tho tax dodgers. But I hey will hear, and before long they will all kuow what Is going nu, Tho tax dodgers aro sowing tho wind. They will reap the whirlwind. L. A. Carton would bo n good mat to call before tho Board of Rovlow. Mr, Carton Is a director In tho fol lowing corporations and can tell all about them nud who owns stock iu them : Union Stock Yards. National Packing Company. Swift & Company. Swift's Rofrlgorutor Transportation Company. THE QREAT WHITE WATER WAY Moonlight on Lake Erie a Glorious Sight. Just Imaglno yourself aboard n lux urious D. & B. Lino steamer on Lake Erie, right in lino with tho moon. De lightful to Uilnk about; more delight ful to really enjoy. D. & B. steamers leavo Detroit and Buffalo early overy owning and orrlvo at destination early tho next morning. Rail tickets honored for passage. Send two cent stamp for Great Lakes Map and Foldor. Address D. & B. STEAMBOAT CO., Detroit, Mich. State News in llrlcr. John Ward was drowned In tho Illinois river nt Peru while swimming. William Cox, former Mayor of Waver ly, committed suicide in it Sprint-Held rooming house. Vlllno Marshal Grant of IMgcmont quit his Jo! when ordered to lake ills daughter to the smallpox hospital. John HchetTel, miner, fell asleep on tho intcrurhnn electric line tracks nt Litch field, ami was beheaded by a car. Earl .McDonald of Gale-burg, 1(1 years old, while out hunting was Instantly kill ed by the accidental discharge of his gun. Evanston's new public library, which will Is completed In n few days nt a cost of $100,000, probably will be dedicated on Sept. 14. Half the cost of tho build ing was given by Andrew Carnegie. One man was instantly killed nnd seven others were dangerously injured in the wreck of a Clover Leaf passenger train nt Bowman. Two cars Jumped an open switch nnd crashed Into n box car. Mrs. Scholnstlca Jehtlng, the oldest resident of Waterloo, died nt her home there. She was born in IS!!. Slio Is survived by eight children, fifty-two grandchildren nnd forty-live great-grandchildren. Six of her grandchildren were her ialt-brarers. Hal E. McNeil, Jr., an offlelal ot the Illinois Refrigerator Company, commit ted nulcidc nt Morrison by shooting. Mr. McNeil was well known lu Chicago. where ho lived until recently nnd whero ho had been assistant manager of the clearing house of the Stock Exchange for fifteen years. i Fighting desperately to escape a swarm of maddened bees which he had stirred up. It. W. Latham, n retired merchant of Lltihllehl. fell unconscious before nld could reach him. He Is In a critical con dition, having hecu stung more than n hundred times, nnd his face, head, hands and arms are swollen to almost three times their natural size. Tho Twenty-llrst Illinois oluntecr Veterans' Association, the surviving rem nant of Gen. Grant's old regiment, will hold n reunion iu Paris, III., on (Oct. S nud P. An effort is being made to have present Gen. Frederick P. Grant, who will shortly remove Ills headquarters from tho Eist to take charge of .the Depart ment of the Lakes nt Chicago. Rev. I). G. Bradford, aged S3 years, chaplain of the Illinois House of Repre sentatives, died in Sprlnulleld of kiduey t rouble after an Illness of several weeks. Ho was pastor of the Portustiese Pres byterian church of Sprlnglleld. and had been chaplain of tho lower house of the Stato Legislature for many sessions. Ho had a wide acquaintance among legisla tors and politicians. At a secret session of the Aurora City Council It was decided to stick for a $100,000 bridge over Main street or pro hibit tho Aurora, Elgin and Chicago cars entering Aurora. The Aldermen will also bold out for universal transfers and n transfer station on the island. Tho trac tion Issue has been before tho Council for threo or four jenrs, tho city recently securing a decisive decision in tho Su premo Court against tho company. That anything will do for a boy to use as a canoe when It Is swimming time was proved on n recent day when n number of youngsters were discovered disporting themselves in tho Illinois river at Peoria on a number of cotlins, Tho boys wero having boat races In tho colli lis and wcro using them in every other way calculated to give them amusement. Investigation proved that tho cofllns bad been found by tho boys in an old mill, whero they had been stored by an undertaker. Mrs. Hiram Wright, wife ot a farmer near Rockbridge, had a thrilling exiicri enco Thursday witlt a snake. While pass lug from tho residence to tho barn slio encountered a huge land moccasin coiled in the grass. Running to tho house, slio loaded n shotgun, returned to whero tho snake lay and fired tho contents of tho gun at tho reptile, killing It. Tho sunko was Vj feet long nnd (I Inches In diame ter. A similar moccasin was killed on tho same farm last year by Mr. Wright. With n prisoner whom he captured only after a long pistol duel up and down tho main street of tho village of Rcinent, a deputy Unltod States marshal reached Danvillo nnd turned his captive over to the county Jail for safekeeping.. Tim prisoner Is Bert Srhiiltz, who is charged with tho robbery of the postofllco at Ho mer. Stamps valued at several hundred dollars were stolen. ScliulU, who is said to havo confessed the robbery after his capture, will he held to the federal grand Jury. As Ml Maude Wrlslit, local collector for tho Bell Telephone Company, was re turning to her homo lu llie northern part of Vnndalla tho other night, she was at tacked by a man who came upon her from behind, knocked her down, chocked anil .evercly heat her. Her assailant caution ed her not to make any unlso on pain of death, Miss Wright said, but she did not heed his warning. Her cries so frighten ed tho highwayman that ho tied, leaving her lying on tho sidewalk. In the strug glo Miss Wright's clothing was badly torn, nud her throat boro lluger prints. Robbery, sho thinks, was the motive. After arming himself with two revolv- WOLI.II HUM) tlOVS ON tMftM. A. 1. Ilriint of SeiiH Couiitr (live Tree liixtructlmifl. Alarmed by the growing distaste of farmers' sons for agricultural pursuits, A. P. Grout, one of the best known sci entific farmers and stockmen hi Illinois, has Inaugurated n unique mou'tiicut to counteract the tendency to leave the rural districts for the cities, lie his held llpou his farm lu Scott county what lie terms n farm encampment nnd school for Isiys. The encampment gave tho boys one week of practical Instruction, supplemented with Ic'iuros iu the open nir by men who are posted on selentillc farming nnd stock raising. This Is tho second animal en campment, (lie first, given a year neo. proving such n' success that It was de cided to give another this year. Mr. Grout secured PtofKF. It. Crane of tho farm mechanics' department of tho Uni versity of Illinois. Prof. Hall of the ani mal husbandry department of the samo university, and Prof. Pcttlt of the depart ment of agronomy of the university as lec turers. All In all. the week's encampment proved of value beyond estimation to tho several hundred Isiys from tho various sections of Illinois who nttended. Mr. Grout Is animated solely by n desire to raise the standard of tho Illinois farmer nnd keep the farmer's boy Interested In the farm. He charged the boys nothing for accommodations during tho encamp ment and only a small sum for their menls. The week was a profitable one for the farmer boy. f!i:X. CAttTI'.lt'tt NO.V 19 KILLED. Yon ti u Mnn In lllertrocutcil White lU'piilrliiw H'lrex In Clinm-inlKti. Word was received lu Chicago the orh- er night that L. II. Carter, 'JU years old. a sou of Itrlg. Gen. William II. Carter, I'. S. A., commander of the department of the lakes, had been electrocuted at Cham paign. The young man was repairing an electric wire at the University of Illinois when he sustained n shock, killing htm Instantly. Carter was taking a special course lu agriculture. During vacation season he was employed in tho dairy de partment. He was cleaning nn electric chandelier when Ills hand came lu con tact with the live wire. He fell from tho ladder on which he was standing and was picked up dead. state wki.i, co.di:sim:i. Water 1mfI by I.ellnturc and th De-tiirfiiii'nfN Deelureil irnmift-. The stnteliouse well In Sprlugllctd Is) condemned nftcr an olllclal analysis of a sample of water taken from it. The anal ysis was made nt the Stnto university nt Champaign. It shows chlorine nnd nitro gen as nitrates iu siilllclent quantities to indicate pollution and that the water has been collected on Inhabited hreas.- Tho well Is fifty feet deep and for jeurs has supplied all Ihn drinking .water for tho Stnto departments, with n few exceptions. The tanks In tho Senate chamber anil tho House of Representatives liave been lilted froa It. VIM) HUMAN HAND. Found ob the Ilenr Truck of Loco motive Tender. The mystery of a human band Is being Investigated by tho authorities ot Adams county. Tho band, with n portion of a forearm, was found on tho rear truck of a Hannibal nud St. Joseph locomotive ten der when the engine arrived In the Bloom Injtiu round house after its run from Kansas City. Engineer Georgo Bartlett recalled striking nn object nt Bovler, Mo., which ho thought was a cow. Master Me chanic Dickson sent the band to llevicr with tho hope of solving the mystery. iiunuY to fiit.vvi:, win: to jail. I'corla Womnn Attend Funeral Under Arrest, While the funeral procession which was bearing the body of Charles Grfebe, onco a resident ot Peoria, to tho Springdala cemetery, there followed behind a patrol wagon, which was Inking Minnie Grlebe, wife, ot tho dead man, to tho workhouse. Slio began to drink the day her husband died. She became so disorderly slio was lined $1.', and being unable to meet tho piyment was sent to tho unrkhoiiso In tho patrol wagon, which trailed tho funeral proeeIon of her htisbaud. ers for protection wiulo no slept In nn open refreshment stand nt ti reunion In Fairfield, Harlan Coll was not only rob bed of nil bis money, but tho thief took also both revolvers from under Cull's pil low. Surgeons declare, tho experience of Fred Bossey, a Christian county coal miner, who has lived for nearly two years with a broken back, Is n record breaker. Ho met with tho accident In tho fall of lOO.'i and It was supposed ho would siirvlvo but a few days. Instead ho lias kept allvo I up to tho present time, although paralyzed trom mo ms uowu. Illinois to in: a littli: diiy. New Law Will Drive Out Muny SlllOOIIS. James Llnglo of Joucbhoro, State At torney for Union county, said at tho La clede, hotel In St. Louis that tho local op tion law recently passed by tho Illinois Legislature would drivo many saloons nut ot business. "While the county option clause was defeated," ho said, "there Is a township local option which will result in many 'dry sections' in Illinois this year." Aeelilent Nenr Murpli'Nuuro, When his companions rocked a skiff on the Ills Muddy river, near Murphy-horn, it filled with water and threw them Into the rivers drowning Thomas IMinund, 17 jears old. He could not swim. Sheriffs Ask Mure Terms. Sheriff Thomas of Adams county Is co operating with other sheriffs of the Stnto with tho view ot having tho next Legisla ture amend the law so that a sheriff may succeed himself as many times us tho people of his county see fit to elect lilm. Mndinun Cuts Throat of M-, Dr. Jeuon, un insane physician, who made his homo with A. .1. Duncan lu Lintner, attacked tho IL'-year-ohl son of Duncan with a razor and cut the boy's throat so hn will die, .Tenon then shot himself, dying instantly. ttomV aaa&& .-T:,,!.!4to. i . o. t-'a mj- hV'V". a. - i, . l,., i Jt fry.V i -iSrtf -15 .,, ,.,