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Bryan forgot politics foe tlio tlmo be "ing oil, Wednesday night when both feasted and spoko at tlio great ban quet, given by the Association of Com merce. It was a gala night for Chicago. In tlio great dining hall of the Audi torium word' gathered 1,300 members .and guests of tlio Chicago Association of Commerce, including tlio cnmpalglu managers of both big parties. Tlio conflict was forgotten for tlio tlmo bo-, Jug; good fellowship relgucd; tlio war of words gavovplaco to n contest In compliment paying; tlio battlo on tho hustings was replaced by tlio duel of tlio smiles tlio Infectious Taft smllo and tlio captivating Ilryan smllo Joust lug, as it were, to see which could rud lato tho most good uaturo mid sun shine. It was tho first tlmo In tlio history of tho two parties that tho two, stand ard bearers in a presidential light had coino togothor at such close range, and tho two candidates In tliolr speeches recognized tho moment as ono destined to becomo historic, as tho advent, per Imps, of a now era In partisan politics. As Mr. Ilryan said: "It is a good omen when wo can lay nsldo partisan feeling on an occasion llko this, and, forgetting tho things that separato us, remember tho things moro numerous and mora Important that unite us In tho bond of common citizenship." Tho bamiuet was ono of tho most demonstrative that over shook tho gilded girders of. tho big Auditorium dining hall. With perfect Impartiality tho members of tlio Association of Commerco applauded uproariously both tho candidates, upon their entry and during their speeches. During tho' dinner Mr. Ilryan and Mr. Taft, sep arated only by tho presence of tho toastmastcr, Itlchard C. Hall, between them, leaned their heads as near to gether an they could and kept up n running llro of Jolly, good-natured rep artee v , Neither of tho distinguished guests touched on politics In their speeches, ltoforni of the courts was tho toxt of Mr, Tnft's speech. Tho poor man and tho rich man, Mi. Taft declared frank ly aro uot equal beforo tho courts. Tlio right to appeal, ho said, is all lu tho favor of tho rich and tho cor porations. Tho moro that right Is cur tailed tlio nearer will tho poor man como to getting Justice, Ho urged that Instead of dauiago suits between em ployer and cmployo thero should bo ar bitration, ad In Englnud. Ami bo de clared lu favor of sharp, oral decrees as soon as n caso Is ended instead of tho long opinions ho said judges are prono to write after they hnvo taken tho caso under consideration. Mr. Bryan mado a brilliant speech, in which ho spoko of tho growth of corporations and of national problems outsldo tho party Issues at stako lu tho campaign. D, It. Korean and A. O. Bartlett also spoko at tho bauquet. Quests of honor at tho speakers' ta ble with Mr. Taft and Mr, Ilryan wore Lafayette McWllllams, H,VN, Hlgln bothnni, T, P. Shouts, John V. Fnrwoll, AValter II. Wilson, Dr. H. G. Hlrsch, David It. Forgnn, A. 0. Bartlett, Gov ernor Charles S. Deneeu, John O, Bhedd, Charles H. Wackcr, y, w. II, 1889, at the Peat March 3rd, 1879 Kavaunugh, president Deep Waterway Association, and Don Fnrusworth. Frank II. Hitchcock, chairman of tho Itepubllcan National Coiumltteo; Nor man 12. Mnck, chairman of tho Demo cratic National Committee, and jy. J. Bryan, Jr., son of tho commoner, sat next to the speakers' table. Other hon ored guests wero: John P. Wallace, William Hnyward, Senator Joseph M. Dixon, S. M. Ncaly, P. W. Saunders, George II. Monroe, It. It. Bourlaud, James K. Vardaman, ox-Governor Mis sissippi; James T. Lloyd, chairman Democrat lu Congressional Committee ; Lyman K. Cooley, John H. Lamb, Fes lus J. Wade, St. Louis; Fred W. Up ham, Itobert Mather, William II. Car ter, David It. Francis, St. Louis; Major Thomas II. Hoes, W. II. FItz Hugh, Pittsburg; Ira M. Cobo, Clifford Pin chot, Mllford, Pa. Besides these wero many Congress men and United States Senators, and a Clilncso Journalist, Si Lum Ling, of tho Chlueso Mall, who attracted much attention. Tlio Democrats will push tho cam paign In tho Stato next week, when u formidable battery of speakers of na tional note will tako tho stump. Among thoso speakers will bo: Former Gov ernor Llud, of Minnesota; OUlo James, of Kentucky ; John Sharp Williams, of Mississippi; Henry D.CIoyton, of Ala bama ; former Senator Allen, of Nebras ka; John J. Lenta, of Ohio; Itobert 13. Lee, of Louisiana ; Congressman Morris Sheppnrd, of Texas; Ignatius J. Dunn, of Nebraska; James J. Began, of St. Paul, and H. J. Glddlngs, of Oklahoma. John I). W. Wayiuan opened his cam paign for tho olllco of State's Attorney Wednesday night. Ho spoko at n meet ing held lu Bcnzo's hull, Milwaukee mid Armltngo avenues, Twenty-eighth Ward. Mr. Wnyumii talked on tho du ties' of tho State's Attorney's olllco and how ho would perform tho duties If elected. Among tho oUier speakers wero Charles W. Vail, candhlato for re-election ns Clerk of Superior Court, and Joseph Z. Uhllr, nomlueo for Municipal Judge. Tho Republicans of tho Fourteenth Ward held n meeting nt 8115 West Lnko streot Wednesday evening. Among tho speakers wero : Adam Wolf, cundldato for ro-electlon as County Assessor; Frederick Luudln, nomlueo for Con gress in tho Seventh District, and Louis II. Mack, runnlnc for Count v Commls. sloner. William II. Taft and Governor Deneen wero heartily Indorsed. Tho rapidity with which Chicago Is growing was brought homo forcibly to tho members of tho committee on local transportation Wednesday during an inspection of tho work dono during tho Bummer in preparation for the subway, "Tho estimates show," said Alderman Foreman, "that In tho loop district wo will hnvo to mako plans to supply In twenty years four times the amount of water which wo now use. Outsldo tho loop district, but in tho subway dis trict, wo .will havo to supply more than four times as much water." Tho drat doflulto estimate! on the cost of a high prMtur water system CHICAGO, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10, 1908. T Hard-Worklng was received. Thomas G. Johnston, en gineer in chargo of tho drafting depart ment, showed maps showing three pro posed systems. System No. 1, of which tho other two are variations, provides for a capacity of 14,000,000 gallons u day with a pressure of 150 pounds at tho thrco pumping stations, diminishing to 200 pounds nt tho outer edgo of tlio district. Tho estimate for tho subway district Is: North Sldo $131,000 West Sldo 702,547 South Sldo 087,877 Personal liberty Is tho will not down iu Chicago. lssuo that Edward Tlldeu has always taken an actlvo part lu tho Interests of educa tion and his election as University Trusteo Is an honor which he Justly deserves. If you see It in Tho Eagle you may bo suro that it will bo copied. Charles P. GrnmlUeld, first assistant Postmaster General, arrived In Chicago from Washington Wednesday and In spected tho Chicago postolllco and vari ous subpostul stations. Postmaster Campbell Is endeavoring to havo sev eral now subpostul stations established In tho city, and Mr. Grandlleld is hero to look over the situation. Chicago wauts uo blue laws. Labor is preparing a. ilnal and deter mined onslaught on tho candidacy of Speaker Joseph G. Cannon. Tho polit ical action commlttco of tho Chicago Federation of Labor Wednesday mado plans to send a number of labor leaders Into "Undo Joe's" district next week. Only threo weeks more. 'A largo mass meeting was held by tho Democrats on Wednesday night at tho Grand Central Market, Loomls- and Harrison streets. James 0. Doqley, nomlueo for Municipal Judge, and Ja cob J, Kern, candldato for State's At torney, wero tho principal speakers, Sunday closing is a dead lssuo in Chicago. Democrats, of tho Thirty-fourth Ward aro giving local candidates a chanco to bo heard. Cyril It. Jundus, cundldato for Municipal Court Judgo, has been addressing meetings lu tho ward, mid Frank O. 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Kern on the .Southern tour. Personal liberty will carry Chicago wheuover it Is an Issue. Those who failed to register last Sat urday havo ono more day to havo their names put on the books, noxt Tuesday, Oct. I.'lth, being the Ilnal registration tiny. Vernon L. Beau has resigned his po sition as secretary of the civil service commission to becomo assistant secre tary to Mayor Busse. Cnpt. Percy B. Collin of Company A, First Infantry, Illinois National Guard, will succeed Mr. Beau ns secretary of tho civil serv ice commission. Chicago voters r.ro opposed to sump tuary legislation. There has never been an abler, more honest or moro fearless member of the United States .Senate than Albert .1. Hopkins, Illinois' popular representa tive. A stringent State law is needed to regulate the establishment of banks. Thero aro toouuauy wild-cat financial schemes now lu oxlMcnco lu Chicago. Not wishing to compete with the big banks, Irrcsiiouslblu people aro starting up small banks In tho outlying districts of Chicago, from tlmo to time. This practice has had disastrous results upon tho business mid financial Inter ests of tho entire city, Many hundred small business men and traders have been ruined by this class of Institu tions. This nefarious practlco should bo stopped and tho only way to stop It Is by municipal legislation A provision ought to .bo mado In tho city charter authorizing tho city under Its pollco power to rcgulato tho estab lishment of banks ami creating lu pursuauco of this work a board for the, examination of nil proposed now banking concerns. Such a board should bo given ample power to exam ine Into tho financial standing of tho prombtcrs of these Institutions, and none should bo allowed to bo licensed unless such ns could show assets nmplo for tho carrying on of their business, sufllcleut to cover tho amount of their deposits, and sound and substantial enough to thoroughly protoct their depositors, Thero cnu bo no question as to the right and the Justlco of the olty to exerclso such power under a properly constructed charter provision. If tho city has the right to regulate plumb ers, to rcgulato englnoers, to regulate the elctrlcal business, to regulate pawn brokers and the scores of other busi IN NONE.' -TWELVE PAGEr. ness enterprises and industries over which It exercises unquestioned super vising powers, It certainly has a per feet right to regulate tho banking busi ness, which Is of far moro Importance than anything In tho lino of business In tlio city, becnuso upon the legltlninte and honest business methods of these Institutions depends tho welfare of tho entlro city In Its business and commer cial life, whllo methods of a contrary kind Indulged In by small, Irresponsible speculative concerns only results In failures that Involvo Injuriously the In terests of the entlro community, now often have wo seen It tint tho failure of ono of theso little banks, started upon Insecure and Irresponsible founda tions, and boomed by fraudulent and false representations, have dragged down to ruin hundreds of good, hard working, thrifty and deserving citizens. Tho licenses Issued by tho examin ing board, which, of course, should be composed of responsible citizens and able financiers, should bo of a charac ter that would bo absolutely prohibi tive of all schemes and projects for tho establishment of phony conccrnc of this kind. This would be welcomed by all sound and rosiKmslblo banking houses, whether prlvnto or national. Banks llko tho Hibernian Banking Association, tho Illinois Trust and Sav ings Bank, Gralufm & Sous, tho Union Trust Company, tho South Chicago Saving Bank, tho Commercial Nation al, tho Continental National, Drovers Deposit National, tho Fort Dearborn National, National Bank of tho Uepublle, and other banks that havo wcathored every panic and ovory storm for years deserve woll of tho peo plo of Chicago. And yet foolish peoplo pass them by and hand their hard-earned money over to concerns that havo not a single banker connected with then) nud whose loading men havo been grnftors either In political or prlvato life, and who al ways havo their hands out for easy coin. William II. Weber Is entitled to a re-election as County Assessor. Ho Is an honest, Industrious nnd painstaking pub!? ofllclnl and tho best Interests of tho peoplo demand his retention. William Leguer Is tho typo of man needed In public ofllco nnd every citizen who believes lu electing honest, con scientious and ablo men will cast a voto for him for Sanitary Trusteo nt tho polls on November 3d. Tlio lending real estate men nnd law yers of Chicago aro working hard for tho ro-olectlon of County Recorder Abel Davis, Mr. Davis Is ono of tho best ofllclnls lu Cook County and tho ma jority ho will receive will bo a largo ono, Wi&"cSSr COUNCIL BACK AT WORK After Long Summer Vacation City Fathers Open First Session in New Quarters. Help Anti-Smoke Crusade by Declar ing: for Electrification of Rail way Terminals. ' Holidays Declared in Honor of Chicago Day, Oct. 9, and Colunlbus, Birth day, Oct. 12. Six Ordinances Introduced Safe-Guarding the Manufacture, Sale and Use of Fireworks. Much Merriment Is Caused by the Number of Pillars in the New Chamber. The city council held its first fall meeting on Monday night nnd trans acted considerable business. Tho meeting was held In the tem porary quarters nt 200 Itnndolph street. Much merriment was caused by the fact that twelve largo pillars, lu tho midst of which the aldermen's desks were huddled, nrc In the new chamber nnd It was a caso of hldo and seek all through tho session. illcro aro the things that tho council did : Itecelved Federation of Labor resolu tion calling for action to feed hungry school children, which was sent to tho committee on schools. Ordered tho City Comptroller to re port the amount of money paid out so far to the board of traction supervising engineers. Received contract ordlnnnco for ele vation of Lnko street tracks Instead of mandatory ordinance, as had been ex pected. Referred to llcenso committee several ordinances regulating tho snlo and uso of fireworks with n view to having a "sano Fourth." Established October 12, "Columbus Day," ns a holiday and ordered tho closing of all municipal ofllccs except fire, pollco nnd health departments, In honor of tho discoverer of America. Declared October 0, "Chicago Day," n hojldny and closed City Ilnll. Received ordinances calling for tho sale or rental of alleys and streets on "Oooso Island" from tho public Inuds committee. Ordered nn appropriation of $."0,000 from traction moneys to pay tho ex pi uses of a secretary and ofllco force for tho commlttco considering tho build ing of tho Chicago Subway. Received n communication asking for tho establishment of n eat and dog cemetery nt Kedzlo nnd Peterson ave nues. Received ordlnnnco calling for front age consents for theaters In the block lu which located. Ordlnnnco, by Alderman Downey pro hlbltlug tho establishment of theaters within 200 feet of any church. Ordl nnnco aimed to bar theaters from tho vicinity of St. Roso of Lima's, -ISth nnd Ashland avenue. Ordered the mayor to send to Spring field n commlttco to push legislation looking to tho electrification of tho sub urban systems of .ill Chicago railroads. Passed order from Alderman Koliout directing tho traction expert to forco street ear companies to do awny with open cars after October 1. Aldcrmnu Cullerton enlivened tho proceedings by demanding nn Investi gation of tho means to which tho Board of Supervising Engineers, having In hand tho direction of traction rehab ilitation nnd tho enforcement of tho traction ordinances, put tho money paid to thein. Tho alderman held that the board was n Joko nud ought to bo wiped out. Aldermnn Fisher was responsible for on order directing the mayor to send n committee-, to Springfield to push leg islation look'lng to tho electrification of tho suburban tracks operated by rail roads In Chicago. Tho bill calling for such reform was drafted and sent to Springfield Inst year by tho Council Legislative Committee, nnd tho 'aider- jninn seeks to rovlvo Interest In It. Entered aa teaond Claaa Matter Ootober 11,1889, at the Poet Office at CMeajo, llllnola, under Act of March 3rd, 1879 WHOLE NUMBER 991 The public lands commlttco intro duced fourteen ordinances covering as many alleys and switch tracks held by railroad and other corporations In "Ooose island." They represent nn an nual rental of probably $11,000 to tho city. The ordinances seek to establish the right of the corporations to uso them on payment of the rentals. Re cently the committee Induced tho Chi cago, Burlington & Qulncy RaRrond Company to pay $10,000 for a strip of laud on Sangamon street, between lltli nud 10th streets. Olllclal figures plnco tho total regis tration of Oct. 3 nt 203,131. This Is an lncrenso of 1,003 over tlio pollco re turns. Tho election commissioners received tho precinct books from nil of the poll ing places yesterday and mado tho of ficial report, which follows: Ward Registration 1 0,314 2 7,788 7,707 4 5,501 5 0,043 'I IMMMIIIIMIIIHIMIIIMI J,9lX 8 0,003 3,728 10 4,013 11 5,083 12 8,552 13 8,770 11 7,10t ! ttitittttttta Ul) lt I't tttaittaaa )0( If ttfttttfttt Ulli IS 5,512 10 5,110 20 8,021 -' titt 0saQO 21 .0,!122 rt.i 1.1 ion 2(1 8,000 27 10,70!) 5 fiit(ttttittt O0M L 20 0,217 '" MlltMHMItlllHIMIIIIIII f Ul)3 L tttlllttltlt t'l I'll 32 10,110 33 , 7.S51 31 7,010 35 7,075 Cicero 1.0S0 Total 205,131 A special coiumltteo of sixteen mem bers to facilitate tho work of tho re organized charter convention was ap pointed by Aid. Milton .7. Foreman, chairman of tho convention. Its mem bers, besides Aid. Foreman, nro James M. Klttleman, Charles K. Mcrrlnm, Walter L. Fisher, David H. Slianahan, .Tames J. Linchnn, Waller L. MIchaolls, Charles Worno, Bernard A. Kekharr, iM. L. McKlnloy, F, II, Gnnsborgon, Aloxniidor II, Revel 1, Frank 0. Hoync, Frank L. Shepard, K. J. Rnlncy, Frank I. Bennett, Raymond Robins, If you hnvo any suggestions to mako about tho now charter you can send them In to any of tho following named persons, who mnko up tho charter con vention: Milton J. Forcman,R. R, McCormtck, yx&iftk'.Mij &imasa'ViMfiitift4) t&wii.'iifM,t- .fMyVliWt . .Sf-i.'