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Tfpmr",'1r'rvirq THE OHIOAQO EAGLE, SATURDAY, MAY 23, 1908 THE BEEF TRUST HAS RAISED THE PRICE OF FOOD! r CITY HALL ITEMS. News of Municipal Administration Given Briefly and to the Point for Eagle Readers. NEWS OF THE WEEK Items from All Parts of the World Carefully Selected from the Press Telegrams. K Weekly Digest of the Most Important Facts and Happenings for Busy Readers. . ' i l i I m, 'i i tf th j Vioftil Information, Intortitlnf Fact! and Porional GoMip Ttntly Told by Ont who Know TABLETS FOR COURTHOUSE. Tho evolution of the county building from tlio time when n brick structure of n single Btory HUfllcod foi the bund ling of tho county's business to tbo present day ecllllce, will bo pictured In bronze for the adornment of tho stair ways of the inn In lobby of the new building. The county buildings, of which there have been Ave, have nil Btood on the block now occupied by tbo courthouse and city linll. Thoso will be pictured on bronze tablets. SHOWS DANGER IN HULK MILK. Commissioner of Health Evans tiled a report at the City Council meeting Monday night giving tho danger of contamination of milk bandied In bulk In small stores an the reason for the recent department rule eoniiielllng tliu bottling of milk. Tho report was re ferred to the Judiciary committee. CHARLES M'GAVIN has earned by tin boiiPHt, upright life, tho good will and respect of tho en tire community. E. It. HLI8S linn liostH of friends who admire lilni for IiIb lunuy merits and good quail ties. JOHN 8. COOPER Is a man of sterling qualities of head and heart ; successful In all his under takings. J. .7. GEKAGHTY Is liked by all who arc acquainted with his many excellent traits of char acter. NICHOLAS MICIIELS Is pleasant nnd genial of manner, obliging und faithful to his promises, and thereforo tsmuTnr und respected. CYRIL It. JANDUS has always been ready to' devote to tho welfare of the community that business ability and Industry which has contributed so much to his per sonal success. ' JOHN TAVLOR BOjpZ Is n man of sound" judgment, strength of purpose and great activity. He 1ms never failed In the performance of bis duties In llfo or tho accomplishment of his undertakings. HON. ZINA It. CARTER has tho esteem and good will of all who know him nnd who are acquaint ed with his many good qualities. AREL DAVIS, honest, upright und true-hearted, he makes friends and wins the esteem of all who become ucqunlutcd with hlin. WILLIAM A. DOYLE lias built up a reputation in this city of 'which any man might well feel proud. KICKHAM 8UANLAN lias a high conception of tliu duties of citizenship ami lives up to It. Ho is u man whom to know Is to respect. WALTER 8. UOOLE deserves In an eminent degree thnt largo sluiro of popularity and public contldeiicu which Is undeniably his. THOMAS F. KEELEY Is a typical citizen of Chicago, pro gtvsslvu and energetic. Ho Is deserv edly successful in all his undertakings. EDWARD TILDEN Is n man of good attainments nnd ex cellent qualities, and thereforo popu lar as well as successful. RUDOLPH BRAND Is a man whom to know Is to respect. Ho has an honored iiamo In tliu busi ness world. , LEO ERNST makes friends and holds them by fair and honorable business methods and square dealing with his fellow-citizens. ARTHUR JOSETTI' V has always been known as a mnn of his word. U. S. SENATOR A. J. HOPKINS has won tho high reputation which ho enjoys by hard work und honorablo methods. ADAM 0RT8EIFEN In nil walks of llfo has been stead fast to tho old adage, and proved Its truth : "Honesty "Is tho best policy." HON. FRED W. UPnAM Is n typical Chlcagoon, energetic, plucky," and Invariably successful In every walk of life. ItOUT CROOKS FOR CONVENTION. Chief Shlppy summoned Inspectors Lnvln, Clancy, Wheeler, ( McCnnn and lluckus, Acting Inspector Dorinun nnd Cnptalns Hcnly, Woods, O'llrlcti and Danucr to bis ofllco Monday nnd told them to rid Chicago of criminals of all 'classes -In advance of the coming Republican national convention crowds which will gather In this city when the convention convenes June 14. Plans to stop fast autoinoblllng by the forma tion of n motorcycle squad also were discussed. FIREMEN NAME OFFICERS. At the annual meeting of the Fire men's Ilenevolent Association I.orenz Walters was elected president; Adolph Wllkle, vice-president ; Thomas E. Miller, treasurer, and James Schrclm er, secretary. ALBERT N. ROSENEGK Is progressive, enterprising and Indus trious. Such men are always sure to make n success In life. THEODORE OEIINE Ih modest nnd unassuming, but the poo plo appreciate lilin Just the same. ALHERT II. PUTNEY never falters when once his mind Is made up as to tho right nnd tho wrong of a question. Ho Is always on the right side, regardless of all other con siderations or consequences. JOHN R. CAVERLY has ever been faithful to friends and loyal to principle, a fact which ac counts for his great popularity and the host of friends who swear by him. JOHN F. SMULSKI Is ns .considerate of the rights of oth ers as he Is Insistent upon tho main tenance of his own; This Is one of the reasons of his great popularity. FRED A. ItUSSE Is a man who takes pride In Chicago nnd of whom Chicago Is proud. THEODORE C. MAYER can count his pcrsomi) friends by tho hundred, a fact duo to his many estl limbic characteristics nnd his unchang ing, even temperament. martin"j. iRREEN has gained success by force of charac ter, Industry, Integrity and ability. JOHN V. CLARKE is n man of the highest standing in tho community; upright and Just In all tlu affairs of life and ludefntlgublu In tliu Hrforuinuce of nil tliu duties thereof. HARRY RUBENS Iiiih well earned tliu good will of tho community which he enjoys to such u large extent. HARRY IIILDRETH. Is ono of tho men who wouluj repre sent tliu people well anywhere. JA.ME8 PEASE is liked most by thoso who know hlin best. All who havo had business re bitious with him tiro' united In bearing testimony to this fact. CHARLES J. VOPICKA Is as good and true a citizen as ever called Chicago his home. Every duty of citizenship bus always been faith fully discharged by him. JOHN M. EWEN holds an honored place among thoso who by great ability, Industry and sound Judgment contribute to tho growth and upbuilding of Chicago, ERNEST HUMMEL has earned the high regard of his fel low citizens as a man loyal to friends and faithful to principle. COL. JAMES HAMILTON LEWIS Is a man of brains, ability and integ rity, and Is respected by everybody who enjoys his acquaintance. v CHAR,LES E. CRUIKSHANK Is a 'mail of sound Judgment. Ho hns tho knack of easily junking warm friends, and having mado a friend, retaining his friendship. FRED L. WILK possesses In an eminent degrco thoso merits and qualities which go to tnako up tho truo Chlcagoan. Ho is best liked by thoso who know him best. JOHN IN HOPKINS In nil relations of llfo never dovlates from thoso principles of straightfor wardness and Integrity which have won him goldeu opinions everywhere, ADAMS A. GOODRICH Is n man whose well-known ability and public spirit places him In the front ranks of our most useful citizens. JOHN E. OWENS 1ms tho highest Ideals of honorable citizenship and Is true to them. There is no niiin In Chicago who stands high er In public esteem. WILLIAM Tl. LYMAN. Is enterprising and progressive, ns well ns capable and careful In tho con duct of all affairs entrusted to him, hence his Invariable success. FRANK O. LOWDEN has n lino record for probity nnd strictly honorable methods. He has made himself respected In every walk In life which ho has been engaged. FRANCIS RTUVVESANT PEARODY stands well In the community as an upright and public-spirited citizen. His success In llfo is due to Ills ster ling qualities of head and heart. ROY O. WEST' Is a public-spirited citizen who Is as jKipulur as he Is prosperous In his busi ness pursuits. WILLIAM DAVIDSON maintains In all affairs of public and private llfo the highest Ideals of hon orable manhood. A. W. MILLER a man of true worth and sterling In tegrity, Is Justly regarded as ouu of Chicago's valued citizens. VIROIL M. IIRAND through n busy and careful life has earned tho respect and good will of the entire community. ANDREW J. GRAHAM has a high conception of the duties of good citizenship and has always lived up to them. JAMES J. GRAY has tho respect and good wishes of every ouo with whom ho comes In con tact. GEORGE W- P0ULL1N belongs to that class of citizens who never know failure, nor allow any ob stacle to deter them in u worthy en terprise oncu undertaken. HOSKA W. WELLS Is a man of keen discernment ; prompt of action, and persistent as well as honorable in method ; Is Invariably suc cessful. THOMAS N. JAMIESON can always bo relied upon to bo loyal to friends, true to principle und faith ful to his word, lienco his friends and admirers aru legion. JOHN II. JONES active, energetic, enterprising nnd public-spirited, has mado n success of nJJ his undertakings, nnd Is ranked by common consent among our very best citizens. JOHN C. SPRY is n mnn who invariably wins and re tains the confidence nnd liking of all who novo dealings with him, ,v VvM I1111111111111111111111W &; ''i:'i-"i&Vtm . Yiv'VfiisiBssssl IbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbW cs IbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbI RIOHARD 8. TUTHILL, Popular and Highly Respected Judge of the Circuit Court. JUDtlE THEODORE I1RENTANO has the deserved reputation of being one of the most capable and reliable meii of affairs In Chicago. ALEXANDER II. ItEVELL u capable man, combining energy with Intelligence, he is Justly regarded and respected a iu.vuluuble meinlior of tliu community. ADOLF 1IERGMAN a citizen whose record is ouo to tic proud of, Is a man whoso friends are myriad and whose name commands re spect everywhere. ARTHUR W. FULTON Is n man of untarnished reputation nnd of commanding ability In tliu conduct of his affairs. CLYDE A. MORRISON has made It a rule through life to ac cord fair play as well as. to demand It In all things, everybody who knows him trusts as well as likes him. A. S. lllHUARD never neglected an opportunity to do good for his fellow citizen, and In tliu course of bis career has made thou sands of loyal friends. WILLIAM 11. WERER Just and fair In all his dealings, pos sesses the cniilldcucu and good will of all who know him. REN.IAMIN F. RICHOLSON has always put truth, honor and Jus tice before expediency; heuco the es teem with which he Is looked upon by all who know hlin. PETER FORTUNE has proven b,v his successful career 1 1 in t brains, experience and Integrity form an Irresistible combination In any Hue of business. GEORGE YVT JACKSON enjoys n widespread and well-earned popularity. HON. It. A. ECKIIART holds a foremost place In the front ranks of tho best citizens In this com munity. EDWARD II. PETERS has a splendid record for good citizen ship, personal Integrity and tlrst-dass ability. ROGER C. SULLIVAN Is a useful citizen faithful to duty and deserving of tho good will of all. TOM N. DONNELLY Is a man whom Chicago is proud to claim as onu of Its typical citizens. JAMES S. HOPKINS has a tlawless record as a citizen nnd u typical Chlcagoan. - JOSEPH A. O'DONNELL hns tho experience and tho ability to make a success of nil his undertakings. MAX EHEHHARDT Is a citizen of excellent standlug nnd fnultless record. GEORGE H. SWIFT Is honest, nblo und upright In all rela- ' Hens of life. PHILIP KNOPF has made thorough performance of duty, fullillmeut of all agreements with Ills fellow men In the spirit and the letter and exact Justice In all things the guiding principles of his successful career. JOHN M. SMYTH can refer with pride to a lino record as well as an honored namu In this community. WILLIAM LEONER has never been known to undertake what he coul ' ' oiupllsh, nor fall to accompli " has undertaken. MATT! 1 1 S .1. .IAC01IS m)sscsscs all of those solid and estima ble qualities which make the most use ful citizen. ARRA N. WATERMAN enjoys the esteem and respect of all who admire the highest qualities of good citizenship, which In hlin aru fully oxcinpllllod PETER II. OLSEN besides being a model citizen, takes n good man's part In every movement for the beuetlt of the city. JOHN T. COXNERY Is noted for his excellent business abilities and his faithful ailhereuco to high Ideals of duty. JOHN C. FETZER Is a competent and thorough mail of affairs. Whatever he does ho does well and thoroughly. JAMES A. SACKLEY a man of many xeellei)t qualities, Is brainy, reliable and always steadfast to friends and to the line of dutv. HENRY SHERMAN ROUTELL has an enviable record for ahsoluto honesty In all his business relations, active support ami sympathy for all movements for tliu beftermeiit of tliu city and his fellow-men and for nil tliu qualities that go to make up tliu Ideal citizen. WRECKING CITY HALL DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS. CIIU'.MJO, May -', H'OS. Senleil proposjls will .o leeelveil by tliu city of CIiU'iiko until 11 n. in. Tuesday, July II, inns, nt room "u'l cliy bull, Mr the. wiei'Mni:, excnviUllli:. anil ciiIsmiiis reipllred la connection with the count met Ion of the new City Hull llilllclliii; to liu elected on tliu west htilf of hliH'li ill), ul'luliml town of Chi nik', tu-eoi'illni; to plnns mill KiecllU':ithin oil lllu In the olllcu of lloliihli'il Hoche, nt'chlteets, 1 II t It floor Monudiiuek Mock. Prniinonld must lie itniilo out upon hhuiUn fiunUned nt snld ulllce, and he addressed to said ilcpiirtment, Indursed "Proposals for New Cliy Unit, Wreiklng, IJxc.iviitlni:, and Caissons," nnd ho accompanied with 11 vo (.') per i out of .iinonnt ot hid In money, oi- n c ell llli d check for the sumo nmniiat on homo ivspomiihlo hank located and ilolni; business in tliu city of Chlcacn and made payable to (he order of tho Coininlstduiivr of lMWIe Works. Tho romnilioiioner of public works re serves tho rlKht to reject any or nil bids. A deposit of S.'iio.oo will bo innd) In room L".M city linll to Insure tho safe return of plans nnd speelllcatlous. No proposal will lie considered unless tho party ottering It shall furnish evidence ni. isfnetory to tho Commissioner ot Public Woiks of his nbllty, nnd that ho Iiiih tho necessary facilities, together with sulllclent pecuniary renourcos, to fulllll tho conditions of tho contract: und spcclllcntlons, provided such contract should be awarded to him. Companies or linns bidding will glvo tho Individual mimes, ns well as tho namo of tho llrin, with their address. ' JOHN J. IIANDKIIO. Commissioner of l'uhllc Works. tty l'AUi, iti:iu;sKi:, Deputy Counnlsaloucr. SEVEN DROWN IN OUTINO. Party of Young People Perishes When Gasoline Explodes. Seven prominent young society people of Clarendon were drowned the other night when the tnnk of n choline launch la which they were milking it moonlight excursion exploded, wreiklng the boat. The launch left Clarendon early In the evening. When about live mile below Clarendon the tnnk exploded, hurling tV o?cu.ints Into tliu river. Few could swim and several were stunned by the force of the explosion and went down before swimmers In the party could make nn effort to rescue tlietn. The launch was olsiut thirty feet long nnd capable of seat ing twenty or thirty person. It wns owned by E. A. Fnrfer, one of t'hoo nlxMiil, who saved the Hies of several of the women of the party. FIGHT FOR THE PENNANT. Standing of Clubs In Principal Base Bill Leagues. NATIONAL LCWL'E. W. f.. W. I- Chicago ....1(1 Tltoston 11 II Pittsburg ...i:i 10 New York...l!l W Plill'delphln HI USt. Louis... .11 IS Cincinnati ..It) lli llrookljn ...10 IS AMERICAN LEACIUC W. L. W. I. New York.. 17 Chicago ....t: KJ Phll'delphla 17 VJ Detroit R! 1 Cleveland ...15 1 1 Washington. W 10 St. IOiili...ir. HIloHtou l -0 ! AUEMCAN ASSOCIATION. W. U W. L. Toledo 17 HLoiiWvHIe ...IS 14 Indianapolis 111 11 Kansas City.l'J IS Columbus ..IS Minneapolis. io '.'() Milwaukee ..IS 111 St. Paul.... 7 'JII WF.KTI.IIN L!-0l!E. W. L. W. L. Omnlm 111 II Lincoln 1.1 14 Denver Ill HI lies Mnhic.t:i 111 Sioux City.. M lit I'neblo 7 10 SON BETRAYS HIS FATHER. OtHceri Arrest James T. Mulhnll, Who I Wanted In Minneapolis. After a clinic from Chicago to the western const Postolllce Inspector Frank F. Slmron arrested James T. Miillmll. wanted In Minneapolis on n clinrge ot coiiiluctlng a fratuhilent mall order busi ness. Miillmll was betrayed by his HI-year-old bon, Matthew Joseph Ialliali. of Chicago. Through the son, it la said, knowledge, that Mulluill wns to be In Chicago three days ago reached the Unit ed Slates district attorney's office. A trap was laid for the father, but in come manner lie escajs'il. It was learned that lie had left for Venice, Cab. and In spector Slmron was Instructed to follow hlin. Miillmll, when In Minneapolis, ton ducted tlio Nlcolet Creamery Company. He left that town two months after tho business was started, taking with lilin S'.'.'.tKHi nmile out of his dealings with Minnesota farmers, according in slate meats mado before the federal jrnml Jury. Attorney Shlrer said that from Informa tion turned Into his otllrc ho 'lelleved Mulllmll had been conducting a frati'iu lent buslnoi-s for over twenty enrs. lie was nrivsttd by Inspector Sharon nt Wllkesbarre, Pa.. seen yea?s iu.o, hut forfeited his bond nnd lleil. TRAIN RAID NETS $10,000. Sleeping Passengers Robbed by Two Nogroe3 Whllo Cars Are Detained. Every occupant of two sleeping cars attached to a train which left Mclco City Saturday for Vera Cruz was held up by two negroes ami at the point of u pistol "iioveii or his money nnd valuables. The loot nmoimtcil to ubout $10,000. The robbers entered the train nt midnight, while it wan detained nt Apizaco by heavy washouts. One of the doors of cars was linked ami at the other an armed negro Matloiietl lilniM'lf, facing the aisle with two revolvers. Another negro nude a round of the benlis and held up the pij. songers. When the robbers liiul complet ed their work they locked t'lie passengers in ami escaped. One of tho porters on tho train was arrested at Apizaco for alleged complicity in the hold-up. SON KILLS RICK FATHER. Young Mnn Then Commits Suicide Intended Marrloge the Cause. Recnuso ho wns nhout to be married again, Georgo S terry, 7- years old, Was hhot and killed by his son, Georgo Sterry, Jr., In New York. Tho younger man llien committed suicide. Tho father wns a member of tlio largo wholesale drug linn of Weaver & Sterry, with a place of business at llltl Pearl street. He was engaged to Ihj married to a young school teacher of Rrooklyn, mid ids engagement had caused serious family quarrels. This Congress Seta Record. Tho session of Congress now drawing to n close has sot a record in spending money and In the number of bills and resolutions considered, Plot to Kill Sultan. A plot to nssnsslnato Sultnn Abdul Ilamld greatly agitates tho siibllmo porto In Constantinople; seventy-flvo persons re In prison on charge of treason, The total nronertv log hv flrn In 1(W7 Is given by the president of tho under writers' association as 200,000,000. PEARY NEEDS MONET. Ninth Expedition to Arctic Will Be Undertaken by Explorer. Coniinnnder Robert E. Peary, who has been In Washington nnd has had con ference with the President, nrrlvrd In New York tho other day. He seeks to rale. If possible, the ?.1O,00O necessary to take hlin on his ninth eiptdltton In search of the north pole this summer. Commander Peary snld that while lie had assurances that lie would get nt least n third of thnt nniount, he wns not nt nil certnln that the remainder would be forth coming. "The same llnanclal condition ntt.'n.M ItfiM nvlutn,! Iinf.irn m PXllf-fll- tlons," he snld, "but I have always been hopeful, mid shortly lieforc the time came for my departure the necessary funds have come in. I have more lonfldcitro now than ever before of reaching tlio north jHile. I have given twenty years to the work and have tho advantnge of thnt experience, nnd now, when success Is within rencli, 1 hardly think those persons interested In the work will fall to respond. I have jM.'.OOO wortli of supplies nnd equipment, exclusive of the assurances of a third of the $.'0,000 I need for the ex pedition, nnd I have the ndvantw:es of the experience of my last trip nolth on the sledges. This time 1 shall follow the north const of Grnntland as far west as Cape Columbia, nnd possibly beyond, In stead of leaving the land nt Point Moss, ns I did before. On leaving the mnn i shall make my course more west of north than before to counteract or allow for the easterly set of the Ice lietween tho north, const of Ornntlaml and tho poh.' U. S. LEADS P10HT ON OPIUM. Suggest! Shanghai at Place for Pro posed International Conference. The United States has proosed Shang hai, Jan. 1, UHJO, ns the time and place for the coming International conference nt which the powers expect to take steps to suppress the cultivation of opium within their respective territories. The1 proposed move Is to assist China in the' suppression of the use ot opium among the Chinese. The French government has accepted the American proposition. Court Sustains Roosevelt The right of President Roosevelt sum marily to dismiss a negro soldier ot the Twenty-llflh Infantry for alleged partici pation in the riot nt Ilrownsvllle, Texas, wns sustained by Judge Hough In the United States District Court in New York. Judge Hough ordered a verdict against Oscar W. llnld, the soldier e.lio sued the government to recover $122 as wages from tlio date of Ids dismissal to the expiration of his enlistment, hnld'tig that the President had a right to dlsiiiisa the soldier. Clerk Shoots Wife; Kills Self.. Robert E. Gurucit, aged .'!0, employed by n large department store In Kansas City, shot nnd probably mortally wound ed his wife nnd then blew out his own brains, In Springfield, Mo, 'Hie couple bail separated. Bottle Tells of Suicide. A bottle containing a note stating that Tom Ryuii had committed suicide by Jumping olT the bridge nt Omaha was found live miles below llellevue, Neb., in the river. Protest Against Higher Freights. The commercinl Intercuts of the country at a mass meeting in Chicago protested nKiihist nn increase in fi eight rates, de spite a plea in behalf of tho railroads. Terrific Storm In Northwest. Terrific electrical wind, rain and hail storms pievailed Wclueilny night throughout the Northwest. At Wnhpeton, N. D the main tent of Campbell llroth ers' circus blew down, while '.',000 persons were wnlchlug the performance, Soveral wero hurt, none seriously. Mnn and Qlrl Are Shot. Frederick Donald-on and Miss Violet Carmen, his companion, were shot hut not seriously injured In Orcein lllc, Pa., by L. Thomas ns they were ubout to hoard n trnin for lliianlo. The nssnllnnt wns traced by bloodhounds, arrested nnd mnde a confession. Mnn and Son Shot. Charles Jones and his son, Chnrles Jones, Jr., were shot on a farm near Cin cinnati In n Imttlo with constables who went to replevin a horse. The son is dead, and the father U dying. Jewelry Thief Sentenced. .1. Edward Roeck, who a few days ago' pleaded guilty In New York to the theft of more than .$100,000 worth of jewelry, wns sentenced to Sing Sing for not less than six years nor more than seven years.. Hoeek was arrested in California. Finds Germ for Insanity, Dr. J. D. O'llricn, tho youngest nllen 1st attending tho nntiounl convention of the American Medico-PsychologTcnl Asso ciation in Cincinnati, read a paper In which ho claims to havo discovered the germ of Insanity. Candidate Is a Suicide. Montnguo Smith of tho private banking firm of L. II. Smith & Co. nnd Liberal candldnto for Tampion In the Ontnrlo provincial elections, committed suicide, by shooting. Mr. Smith's business and pri vate affnlrs were In excellent eoudltlon. No motive for the act Is known, IS- 4.rf4.