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CHAS. E. NEWTON
Th WclUKnown MattT . i n . b Htw Ucatttf it " BBBMRbSIHk'&YBHM' ft.-'J :iiBWMi,V'-La.v-? jtviioUhBL.-:;.'i FZmraEBBBBBBBBT. Hmjfi'.W iBVvTtBBBBBBBBrBBBBBBH KiLLHbLLV? BBBBB& tBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBR 'iVS BBBBVj' 'BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBPj'J - jMBT BK ''?9BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBHV VJB Newton & Catlin, 607 Masonic Temple Capt. Anson's Home Plate Buffet FINEST BILLIARD AND POOL ROOM IN THE WORLD 135-141 E. Madison Street Main 1389 Main 1408 Phones GEORGIA GRANITE Paving blocks Georgia Rough and Gut Stono Co. AUGUSTA, GA. thops anal Quarrloa, Sparta and Llthonla. Qa. a KU KC ". the PUREST UB iSK TOOK iMfclr usLH whl HHI'2 XSbwH Ml BH3 ?uH aa NONE BETTER. 8 Tkt J. G. Grant CMcal Congaiy, Ht, III, 114 Vfwt Uka OHIOAUO. .... - - - vj Tanner & Conley, MERCHANT TAILORS Ficit-OlMi Work at Modtratt Price REAPER BLOCK 09 Washington Street, CHICAOO TILIPHONI OINTRAL 884. M7 MmmIc Ttmfk WbtnbtCMieNxM tlw Ictt Hat yea ror wart for $2Jt. At Hit cxpcaiei ara rtry light cemparti with the store oath first A. Ilnnr. k lt ua 4h '.'S! ! L.. .-L. I'TS.' " ,nB' """ M U.fiO aad UM far at Sir $2.SO xm . mi ww biock ana latest styles. Call and ha eat - Tlaced. Take Elevate ta ith Fleer. Also a fiae llae af PURS at Moderate trices. Furs Repaired. R. A. FJEQEL, Mgr. XX22EKS - . .. 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 Roils, Fof 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. Samuel Mcltoberts would be a good luuii for tlio Hoard of Itovlew to call before It. Ho Is n director in tho fol lowing concerns mid could tell how much of tho Htock In owned In Old cajjo, and who owns It: ' Chicago Subways Company. Armour Car Linen. Armour Grain Company. Iliunmond Packing Company. G. II. Hammond Company. Kansas City F.loctrlc Light Com pany, of Kunsag City, Mo. Kansas City Itallway and Light Comiiany. Metropolitan Street Hallway Com pany, of Kansas City. National 1'acklng Company. Stock Yards Savings bank. Northwestern Klevated Hail road Company. Union Stock Vards Company, of Ouiuhn, (limited). Anmng the unmet of Stockyards people on the October Grand Jury I that of James W. SniltliHon, purchus lug agent fur Armour Co. Among the Stockyards people drawn upon the September Grand Jury were: Wilbur I.. Irwin, suisu'luteiuleni, I'nloii Stock Yards. I. .1. Carey, iiiuuager for Nelwm Mor ris Company, l.'nloti Stiwk Yanls. Armour & Company had no men tlm July Grand Jury so far as can bo ascertained. Swift & Company, however, were well represented. Among tho Stock Yards peoplo serv lug as Grand Jurors on tho July Grand Jury were tho following: Thomas L. Smith, foreman for Swift & Company, Union Stock Yards. James K, Tumor, clerk, Swift & Company, Union Stock Yards. Hrcrett L. Van Motor, llvo stock salesman, Union Stock Yards. Tho following Stock Yards repre sentatives were on tho Juno Grand Jury : L. I). Crumbaugh, head cashier Ar mour & Comixuiy, Union Stock Yards. V. J. Itussell, nmungor Swift & Com pany, Union Stock Yards. Nicholas J. Klllmrg, telegraph opera tor, Armour & Company, Union Stock Yards. Martin Ituddyi llvo stock commis sion, Union stock Yards. G. William Sperry, llvo stock com mission, Union Stock Yards. The law of Illinois Is very plain re garding stock In outsldu corporations held In this State. It must bo tnxed. Has the Hoard of Itevlow ever taken ituy,BtPM to ascertain how much tho coriibraHou kumvn as Swift & Company or Its olllccrs own In cortsjratloiis out side tho State? Perhaps wo mny lielp them ly quot ing tho following list of outside cor ((orations owned by Swift & Company, of Illinois, nccordlng to tho report of tho United States Commissioner of Corporations: Swift & Company, of Maine, u cor IKtralloii which sells tho output of Swift & Company, of Illinois, in tho New Kngland States and parts of New York and Now Jersey, and owns a eon trolling interest In tho linns of tho Swift Hoof Company, of Boston j G. V, and K. C. Swift, Hostonj G. P. Swift and Company, Ilostou, and N. 10. IIollls and Company, lioston, Massachusetts. Swift Si Company, of West Virginia, which operates many branches In sev eral different States for selling beef, pork, mutton, canned goods, etc., etc. Swift ft Company, of Now York, wtM controls a large number of branch hour's lu tho State of New York, all doing u big business. Swift Fertilizer Works, engaged In manufacturing fertilizers lu the State of Georgia. Swift . Itcfrlgcrator Tran)ortatlon Company, and Swift Live Stock Traim isirtatlou Comimtiy, corporations of the State of Maine. Swift Heel Company, Limited, do lug ifUKlucFs lu Great Itrltalu. Swift Packing Company, selling acents for Swift & Company, of Illi nois, In Germany. Swift & Company, of Illinois, are said to own largo blocks of stock In the Union Stock Yards Company, of Omaha, the Kansas City Stock Yards Company, tho Fort Worth Slock Yards Company, tlto St. Joseph Stock Yards Company, and the St. Paul Union Stock Yards Company. llesldes the corporations already named, tho Swifts are wild to own and nbolutely control l.lliby. McNeill and Llliby, of Maine; John P. Srpilre and Company, a New Jersey corporation, with a big packing plant In Cambridge, Miios., and branches all over New Kng land; ltoHlou Packing and Provision Company, of Mnsxaihu-.etts; New Dig laud Dressed Meat and Wool Company, of Maine; North Packing and Provision Company, of Maine; Sperry and llnrucs Company, of Connecticut; Sturtevant and Haley, of Ilostou; P. Merwlu Com pany, Worcester, Mais.; Sprliiglleld Provision Company, Sprlugllcld, Miiks. ; Whit, Percy and Dexter Company, Worcester, Mass.; Hnlstoad and Com pany, New York; C. II. Davis and Co., Norwich, Conn.; Htmblcr, Van Wage neu and Company, Newark, New Jer sey. Tho capital stock of all of the above corioratlous lielng owned lu Chicago. Why don't tho people of Chicago get tho bouctlt of It V Tho Hoard of ltevlew certainly ought to get enough out of them to enable tho city to equip a good street ear line. In order that big coriuratlous may escape Just taxation on their personal property, forty-two Chicago Hospitals are to bo taxed this year for the tlrst time. These are; Presbyterian, West Side Alexlan Hrothers', Pnssavant Memorial, Provident, Wesley, Post Graduate, St. Luku's, Hahnemann, Michael Hcesc, Mercy, Norwegian Luth eran, St. Anthony's, St. llcdwlg's, St. Mary of Nazareth, Chicago Polyclinic, Augustana, Kvaugellcal Deaconess', German, St. Joseph's, St, Aim's, Chicago Uaptlst, Woman's Hospital, Chicago Charity, Columbus, Maurice Porter, United States Marine, Swedish Cov enant, Hennutt, Illinois Charitable Mye and Kar Intlrmnry, Memorial Institute for Infectious Diseases, Hoosovelt, Na tional Association, Mary Thompsxm, Chicago Homeopathic, Frances K, Wil lard, American College of Medicine, St. F.llsMiboth's, Norwegian Tabltha, St. Anthony do Padua, St. Honiara's. J. Ogden Armour Is very largely In terested In the 'Central Leather Com pany, or tho "Leather Trust," as some peoplo call It. The Central Leather Company Is a Now Jersey corporation, capitalized for $-10,000,000. This year It absorbed tho United States Leather Company, Mr. ii.'iuour Is a director lu tho company as Is Mr. II. P. Darlington, wiio Is con nected with his Chicago olllce. The law Is plain enough and It Is only onforcod ngalust tho poor. Stock lu Illinois corporations Ih as scscd against the corporation. Stock lu foreign corporations Is as sessed against tho individual holder. Tho Chicago Subway will be an In teresting corporation for the Equal Taxation League to take a crack et This corporatiM ta owned in Chi cago nnd incorporated lu New Jersey for S.W.OOO.OOO. Kvcry cent of this stock Is tnxablo In the city where It Is held and that Is Chicago. Tho Chicago Subway Company owns tho Illinois Tunnel Company, which has Issued $17,000,000 lu bonds. Now these bonds nre either worth their face value, or they aro n fraud. If they represent tho value they pro tend to represent, then they ought to pay taxes on at least $17,000,000 In Chicago. If they are 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 stcim to tho people bofore long, lu addition to transportation and many other things. It already owns nil tho spneo under the city streets. It should pay Its Just share of taxes. The Chicago Junction Hallway nnd Union Stock Yards Company should never Is? overlooked. This company has $0,500,000 of pre ferred stock and $0,r00,000 of common stock, all owned In Chicago. This makes thirteen millions of dol hits that ought to be paying taxes. There arc others. Under tho laws of Illinois no Instru ment is valid unless dated. This ought to Include packiugtowii products. Tho Interest that asks the most as sistance from the police force is the packing Interest. The strikes caused by its treatment of its employes have come nearer to bringing on u revolu tion in Chicago than anything that ever occurred hero. Yet these packers "dodge" their taxes. The Goodrich gang are very friendly "with" the police and lire depart ments. They ought to be. Hut their frleiidhlilp would be of a more practic al nature If they paid taxes on their valuable Meamlsjats lu Chicago and helped other tax payers keep up the etlleleticy of tltoso departments. With a dally pnvs that can Is? si lenced by a soap ad. or by a "display" advocating some breakfast delicacy, It Is no wonder tho people are s) slow to hear about the tax dodgers. Hut they will hear, and before long they will all know what Is going on. The tax dodgers are sowing tho wind. They will reap tho whirlwind, L. A. Carton would bo n good man to call before tho Hoard of Itevlow. Mr. Carton Is a director In tho fol lowing corporations nnd can tell all about them and who owns stock In them: Union Stock Yards. National 'Packing Company. Swift & Company. Swift's Hofrlgerntor Transportation Company. MK. AND MRS. NEWLYWF.D Invariably Choose the D. & D, Lake Line lor Their Honeymoon Trip. The htenniers of the D. & H. Line which operate dally service between Detroit and HulTalo are elegantly fur iilMicd, thoroughly heated and venti lated and Just as comfortable as your own home, even during OctolK-r. Ilrldal parties can reserve staterooms or par lors lu advance. Send -lor humorous honeymoon Ktory, "Niagara Falls uro running yet." Address D. & B. STEAMBOAT CO., Detroit, Mi. 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. muhkn iii:tti:ii statu itttinor.s, HIkIimii)- Cominlnftlon I'linin it I'nni luilmi nl I'liriniT' liixllliili".. Tlie Illinois lilttliuay conuaNsluii lit' lnnil"iir;iliil n riifiiii.il!Mi III fnnt- nf (in. proved liriileos at lower prices lu till State. Iti'prcicntutlvr of the commis sion have been Martud oat to dnllvrr nib dresses nt eery farmers" Institute held In tlic various counties of the State the coming fall nml winter. A circular ha been Issued by A. N. Johnson, ehlof en gineer of the cominkslon, which ex plains the objects if the commission's campaign. .Many pertinent (piestloiis will be asked of the taxpayers of Illinois. The supervisors will be told that It is of hn peiTflnre to theuipes and other member of the community that the State commis sion co-operate with them lu the construc tion and maintenance of roads and bridges. Many new ideas In road con struction will he given and the best means, for construction will be explained. BUYS IMII.X.'KXMt l!Ht JUr.KX. Mnii Wlin I'nltl $1,1 no far Wife Wnnls Ilia .Money llnek. Alleging that he hud been 1iimx1 Into pnylnir $l,Ii for a girl wife, who lived with him scarcely a month, Steve Wyofen, nrtsl 21, has tiled n remarkable suit hi the Circuit Court In Spilnjslleld opilnst Stella Stevens, "Queen Stella" of the gypsies, nnd li'er husbaiid. George Stevens. The complainant avers that the parents of the clrl promised her lu marriage If he would pay them the sum named, lie agreed, nml was mauled In Chicago eight months ago to "Princess" Dentin, as the daughter of "Queen Stella" was known. A uionili afterward hi wife left him. he sa.vs. and he claims that he was the vic tim of a plot to secure his money. .MCr.TN M'l'K IM .CCIIir..T. Loses One Tooili. lint 1- IVnrl mill it !' .Men I. While Milng lu St. Louis Dr. I lurry A. Clnik. druggUt of t'arnil. met wlih a singular incident. While eating an o,ster stew lu a iv-lmiiunt he cucounteivu' a hard substance ilmt broke on" one of his teeth. He placed the Impediment In his pocket and brought It home with him. lie allowed it to a Jeweler, who pionnumssl it n pearl of great worth. It was dis colored mid had to be peeled liy the Jew eler. Clark claims he has icfilsfd ...IK for'the gem and will keep It as a trophy of III- trip and as a partial ompeunl!nu for the Ins of hs t on tli. In addition to llndliig the pearl the rcoiaurnut keeper was so touched at the plUllt of the doctor that he made no charge for the stew. IMIST.MAsTIIUM I.V A I MOV. Not it l.nlinr OrKiiiiliitlon, Iiiii One tn Iniiiriiii Si-rt li.. Tint lif.-itilnlitl.il lui.lriiikl.ii nf llltii.ktu I - ... ,... ,.... -.,. in ... .ti.tiwi-t have organized a State organization, with ; nan i iiiiipiieii oi rntcago as president, II. I). Ileuuiiens of lllglu M'dctnry and .1. 11. lli.lib nf I ul t I i. iilu it... ii. urer. Tin- tlrst legular meeting will b held nt ('lmiiiii!il!i nv. l'J nml III Tin. object of the organization Is to Improve the service. I'lrsi Assistant postmaster General Prank I.. Hitchcock Is expected to attend the Champaign inert lug and tie ller an aililre. Po-lnuister General Me.er has been Invited to attend. The I'M'cutive committee Is made up of the olllccrs and the following members: .Mm FornolT of l.a Salle. F. A. Freer of Cntcsliurg. 11. F. Shaw of lou, L. A. I'onstautliie of Aurora, J. A. McDonald nf Hock Maud. William Hustln of Ihvlght and Postmaster Tliomp-oa of IMIcvillc. Tit A Ml' SLAVS llll.ll IIV I'lHII. llt-itU Wo in a ii in I'licniisclniiNiirs nml Then Cremate Hit Sou. Hccuusc he had been refused food an unknown tramp took horrible vengeance near Oipiawka. beating Mrs. ,0hn Hatha way to unciuix'loiiMicfts ami then tying her -l-year-old son to n tree and burning him to death. Foraged farmers ami citi zens of that place nre scouring the coun try for tho murderer, thie.itenlug to exe cute him as ho did the lio.v. Mrs. j (nihil way, who-e home Is two tulles from Oipiawka, lay unconscious for an hour after the atituk of the tramp. The latter meanwhile took her sou Into the orchard, where he lied the l.ul to an apple tree, saturated his clothing with oil. set tho garments nliiv and then left. Itecoverlng miM'iousnpss, the mother went lu search if her child, Uniting hlin fearfully burned. He died at I) o'clock tho same night. .loll' Olil Cull pie Ci'lehrnle. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Williams, hale, Jfiirty and Jolly, though aged INI and 7S, respectively, and residents of Cass county line IS."0, (clehratisl the slxty-lifth an niversary of their wislilliig. They have ii children and many grandchildren, all tf whom Joined In the celebration. Turns Wilier lulu Ciimil, Miss Grace lejo opened the gates per mitting the water of the Hock river to (low Into the Illinois and Mississippi canal, which will be ready for navigation Oct. 'J I, In Sum Hub Thursday. ilv I'rlesl I'urse nf .1110, The pisiple of St. .Mary's parish in Freepnll presented the Itev. D, Cro'ce, their retiring priest, a purse of .."(. Tim children of the parMi presented him with it golden chalice. Path m- (Yoke has de parted to take up 111 duties ns pastor of St. Cecelia's iliiirch, Chicago. Inllel .lur InillclM .MIuImIi'I', 111 a match of Indictments returned by the grand jury In Juliet was one against itenjiiuibi F. Graff, n former Il.iplNt min ister. He is charged with falsifying In surance papers mid sccurlug $1'0, Graff U In jail. All Over the Btntc. Fire destroyed the piHlolIice and four general stores at Kussclville. Loss $;(, 1X1(1. William Nesblt, "(I, of Normandy, nnd Flleii Mers. iti. of Itud.i, were nuirrMsl In Sterling Wednesday. Ili'.wint. little ou of Mrs. Laura Ktu nedy of Victoria, Is dead from n Mow fiom a club tlirowii by his brother nt n cow. The southern Illinois soldiers nud sail ors' reunion at Anna elected officers, choosing Gen. .lames II. Martin of Salem for president. The safe in the Ktofl!ce nt Van Pat ten was dynamited the other night, the thieves getting n large quantity of ataiiiKi and sonic change. The Illinois Association of Fourth Class Postmasters adjourned to mivl In Sprlugllcld next jear. L. It. Jaokson of Duntap was elected president. An explosion occurred lu the National mines of F.ldomdo. killing the two shot ilrers, Oscar Poland of Hock ford, Tcmi., and a mail known us Jusouvllle, of Jason ville, I nd. Mrs. F. W. Haker and her T-ycar-nkl daughter were burled In the same casket In Streator. The mother while iusnuo drowned herself and her daughter recent ly near Los Angeles, Cal. Itev. Mr. Matthews, pastor of the Park Place Haptist church. Aurora, hn been given a sum of money with which to pur chase nil automobile In appreciation of ills work in an anti-vice crusade. Ilyury F. Malwurm nf Chicago nn re elected president and Michael J. McCar thy of Chicago was tc-clcctcd secretary of the l.hpior Dealers' Protective Asso ciation of Illinois at HiK'k Island, Fire broke out lu the plant of the In illau.l liox factory, lis-.tted In the north ern put of Cairo, nud ,"(I,PINI feet ol lumber was lc.lro.cil before the lonll.i gratloa was under control. The lows In over S1.0,U(K. Hroom (orn prices nre booming. Nine crops iu ihe Arthur district hae been sold nt .$1(10 per ton, while many other farmers who were offered this figure di cllned to sell, hoping for $t0 to jejO more. This is much higher than n jear ago. the price iu lDiK) ranging ubout H." to $!KI. The tenth annual reunion of the Fighth Illinois infantry was held at the slate house In Sprlnglield nud Gen. Lled Mieaton, F. S. A,, retired. Was le-elecleil pieshleiit. Gen. Wheatou Is ill at his home iu Chicago. I 'nml; .1, t'linstantlne. the Chicago murderer, has I n asslgtiisl to the shirt department nt the Juliet penitentiary. He will he isinipelled lo learn to operate a -'wing machine, to fainlliarlre himself with the making of the garments which he nnd other convicts wear. Itcporis me lo the effeci ihnt Coiist.intlnc Is taking his Imprisonment philosophically, Iteiijamlu F, Grail', who for social ears was p.ior of the Hldgewond Hap ill ihiirch of Jolld, Is charged with fraudulently changing the age glen In in Insurance application fiom (17 lo -17 Kar In order lo get the advance of $'M fioui the applicant. J, II, Herst. When tlie American Assurance Company ills unered the real age his application was refused. Graff kept the money. I M ward Haines, who was to have come into possesion of .S'tMMK), the bulk of his father's rinte, within a few months, when he became, 'Id years old, was killed Instantly In attempting to alight from mi Alton train before it slnpicd at the Stale fair grounds station In Sprlng lield. Ho fell under the wheels. He wax a son of the late A. T. I tarnes, president of III- I'irst National hank, Ta.ilorvllle. C. I. Kramer, a ,oung vegetarian en thusiast, has started from Chicago to walk to San Francisco. He declares that he Intends u walk eight hours a day, to subsist on vegetable food, ami to earn bis way, departing from Chicago penniless. He expects to reach Siiu Francisco Jan. I, Mr. Kramer will deliver lectures en the beauties of vegetarianism lu the towns along his route, wheieby he hopes to spread Ills thiorles and obtain money to meet his expense, Fred W, I'ohb. employed In the bureau of navigation. In Washington, l. C ap plied for a marriage license In .Mniouplii county to wed Miss Uom HhomlcK of I'hesleilleld. The net day he icturued the document, staling that lie hid the posltlie declination of the jnuug woman to his proposal of maiilmouy. (Icing cer tain of his sin cess, he had proiiireil the llcetle tlrst, When hs Milt was reject ed she ulso told him to return the license. He has gone hack to Washington alone. After walling foily-sl jears for tho return of her hnlkiud, Mrs. Annie M, Glhsou of Adams county has llled a suit for divorce. She was married to Hubert Gibson In 1 S.V.I, nnd they liuil together until ISill, when he enlisted in Ihe Union army and fought through the Civil War. She has never heard from him directly since, although she has been giieu reason to believe, through indirect sources, that he Is jet alive. One child was burn lo tlie union, now 1,1 years of age John Gallagher, aged .'10, a fanner of Chirk county, died from Injuries riscivid when kh'kcil by a horse two weekN hko. Two hrothers died from a like Injury nml Ills father has not recovered from In juries iu a runaway three weeks ago, IliD' NIiiiI nml Iv'IIIpiI, IUfilihy Post, the 1 l-year-ohl win of Itev. It. O. Post, was accidentally shot tn the stomach In Jacksonville nnd killed. It is thought lio was shot Jy one of his companions. Five neighbor of Mrs. William II. Geellng III Ilockford were seercl, burn ed by an esphnlon of gas when the hrnlin In the bathroom of her home nud discov ered her body. Mrs. Geellng had Uin overcome by gas escaping from a heller The persons Injured by (he explosion wcie Mr. nud Mrs. John Mciich, Mr. ami Mrs. James Whitakor and Itobert Kothwell.