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THE OHIOAQO EAGLE, 8ATURDAY. OCTOBER 10, 1908.
THE BEEF TRUST HAS RAISED THE PRICE OF FOOD!
CITY HALL ITEMS.
Nowt of Municipal Administration Given
Briifly and to the Point for
NEWS OFJHE WEEK
Items from All Parts of the World
Carefully Selected from the
K Weekly Digest of the Most Important
Facts and Happenings for Busy
f Mffti Iiiformation, Internting Faott and
Fsnonsl GoMip Tmtly Told by
Ont who Knows.
SURFACE LINK TO THE FRONT.
As a result of the report of the En
gineering Commission of the Honrtl of
Local Improvements oil plans proposed
for the connecting link between the
North nnd South boulevard systems,
the Michigan Avenue Improvement As
soclntlon has taken up the cudgels once
more for n surface link.
"The report of ttho Engineering Com
mission," said George Packard, Presi
dent of the association, "has proved
conclusively that objections to the plan
for a surface boulevard urged by our
association nrc not holding. The vast
saving in construction nnd condemna
tion alone remains to bo considered.
Such n plaza, as proposed In our sur
face plan, at the site of Fort Dearborn
offers the opportunity for n titling mem
orial In proper setting In the most ap
propriate location possible."
INSPECT OUTER PAHK BELT.
Active work on the drafting of u
new metropolitan parks bill Is planned
for the winter by the Joint committee
of tho House and Senate. Two auto
inobllo trips for the members of the
committee to Inspect the land on which
it Is intended to create an outer park
system have been arranged.
Members of tho committee, of which
Senator B. J. Glackln is chairman and
Representative Charles Flcldstnck sec
retary, are Albert F. Kecney of tho
Hoard of Local Improvements, A. W.
O'Nell secretary of the Small Parks
Commission, and Jens Jensen and
Dwlgbt II. Perkins authors of the
earlier forest prescrvo bill.
WILLIAM H. LYMAN,
is a capable man of affairs, honorable
In his dealings, and assiduous In at
tontlon to his prosperous business.
CLYDE A. MORRISON
has the esteem and good will of all
who know him nnd who nro acquaint
ed with his many good qualities.
a citizen whoso record is one to be
proud of, Is a man whoso friends are
myriad nnd whoso name commauds re
CLAYTON R. CRAFTS
n cnpablo man, combining energy with
Intelligence, ho Is Justly regarded
nnd respected ns a valuable member
of tho community.
JOSEPH A. O'DONNELL
has built up n reputation In this city
of which any mnu might well feel
has a high conception of the duties of
citizenship and lives up to It. Ho la a
man whom to know Is to respect
THOMAS F. KEEL'S?
deserves In an eminent degree that
large share of popularity and public
confidence which la undeniably bis.
ALBERT N. ROSBNKGR
Is a typical citizen of Chicago, pro
gressive and energetic. He la deserv
edly successful in all his undertakings.
JAMES A. SACKLKY
never fatten when once bis mind Is
wade up as to the right and tho wrong
of a question. He la always on the
right side, regardless of all other con
siderations or consequences.
PETER B. OLSRN
Is a man whom to know Is to respect
He has an honored name in the busi
PHILIP R. BRAND
makes friends and holds them by fair
and honorable business methods and
square dealing with his fellow-cltlzens.
J. J. GBRAGHTY
Is liked by all .who are acquainted
with his many excellent traits of chat'
ADAMS A. GOODRICH
has won the high reputation which ho
enjoys by hard work and honorable
FRANK O. LOWDEN
in nil walks of life has been stead
fast to the old adage, and proved Ita
truth: "Honesty la the best policy."
A. S. IIIBBARD
is n typlcnl Cblcagoan, energetic,'
plucky, and Invariably successful lu
every walk of life.
JOHN T. CONNERY
Is n mnu of good attalamenta and ex
celit-at quHlltIfts,"sud' therefore popu-
HEAR CHARGES AGAINST 12
JUDGES OF ELECTION.
The Election Commissioners heard
charges against a dozen Judges of elec
tion Tuesday, permitting two to resign
because they were not householders nnd
taking the cases of several others under
ndvlsemeut. Three Judges and two
clerks from the Twenty-third Precinct
of the Nineteenth Ward arc charged
with bulldozing voters at the recent
primary nnd permitted no illiterates to
vote uiiIchs they voted as the Judges desired.
ALEXANDER H. REVBLL
knows how to make friends and to re
tain them. He is a man for whom all
who know him have the highest re
spect. WILLIAM II. WEBER
Is n man who takes pride In Chicago
and of whom Chicago la proud.
ROY O. WEST
has always been ready to devote to
the welfare of tho community that
business ability nnd Industry which
has contributed so much to his 'per
Is one of those men whose pledge Is
tantamount to performance, and whom
everybody likes and respects.
Is a man of sound Judgment, strength
of purpose and great activity. He has
never failed In the performance of his
duties In life or the accomplishment
of his undertakings.
Is a Chlcagonn In tho truest sense of
the word. Progressive, public-spirited
nnd actlvo, ho possesses tho best at
tributes of truo citizenship.
JOHN TAYLOR B0OJ5
can count his personnl friends by the
hundred, a fact duo to his many est!'
mnblo characteristics and his uucbang
Ing, even temperament.
Is progressive, enterprising and indus
trious, Such men nro always sure to
mako a su."ess In life.
Is a man of the highest standing In
tho community; upright and Just In
all the affairs of life and Indefatlgablo
lit tho performance of all the duties
JOHN V. CLARKE
has well earned the good will of the
community which he enjoys to such a
Is one of the men who would repre
sent the people well anywhere.
JUDGE THEODORE BRENT.VNO
Is liked most by those who know him
best. All who have bad business re
lations with blm are united In bearing
testimony to this fact.
Is as good and true a citizen as ever
called Chicago bis home. Ever duty
of citizenship baa alwaya been faith
fully discharged by blm.
JOHN B. OWENS
holds an honored place among those
who by great ability, Industry and sound
Judgment contribute to the growth and
upbuilding of Chicago.
JOHN C. FETZKR
has earned the high regard of his fel
low citizens ns a man loyal to friends
and faithful to principle.
in all relations of life never deviates
from those principles of straightfor
wardness and Sitngrlty which have
ve Wm gotde. Amnions everywhere.
CHARLES J. VOPICKA
Is a man of sound Judgment, no has
tho knack of easily making warm
friends, and having made a friend,
retaining his friendship.
HON. S.INA R. CARTER
possesses In an eminent degree those
merits and qualities which go to make
up the truo Chlcugoan, He Is best
liked by those who know blm best
WALTER 8. BOQI.B
has made thorough performance of
duty, fulfillment of all agreements
with his fellow men In the eplrlt'and
the .letter and exact Justice In all
.thing the guiding prindplet.ef bis
HON. FRED W. UPI1AVI
honest, upright and true-hearted, bo
makes friends and wins the esteem of
ull who becomo acquainted with him.
ALFRED a, LANIO
hns tho highest Idoals of honorable
citizenship and Is truo to them. There
Is no man In Chicago who stauds high
er In public esteem.
Is a man of sterling qualities of head
and heart; successful In all his under
takings. JAMES S. HOPKINS
has a flno record for probity and
strictly honorable methods. Ho has
mndo himself respected In every walk
In life which he has been engaged.
E. It. BLIS
stands well In the community ns an
upright and public-spirited citizen.
Ills success In life Is duo to his ster
ling qualities of head and heart.
Is a public-spirited citizen who Is as
popular as he s prosperous In his busi
maintains In ull affairs of public and
private llfo the highest ideals of hon
FRED L. WILK
a man of true worth and sterling In
tegrlty, Is Justly regarded as one of
Chicago's valued citizens.
ALBERT H. PUTNfff
through a busy and careful life has
earned the respect and good will of
the entire community.
VIRGIL M. BRAND
has a high conception of the duties of
good citizenship nnd baa alwaya lived
up to them.
has the respect nnd good wishes of
every one with whom be cornea In con
tact. JAMES J. GRAY
belongs to that class of citizens who
never know failure, nor allow any ob
stacle to deter them In a worthy en
terprise once undertaken.
HON. B. A. ECKHART
Is a mau of keen discernment ; prompt
of action, and perslstont as well as
honorable In method ; is Invariably suc
can alwaya be relied upon to be loyal
to friends, true to principle and faith
ful to his word, benco his frleuds and
admirers are legion.
JOHN C. SPRY
active, energetic, enterprising and
public-spirited, has made a success of
nU his undertakings, and is ranked by
common consent among our very best
JOHN 8, COOPER
Is a man who invariably wins and re
talus, tbe confldeosi and liking orall
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ALBERT O. CLARK,
State Senator and Leading Business
FRANCIS STUYVESANT PEA BODY
Is n man of untarnished reputation and
of commanding ability In the conduct
of his affairs.
MARTIN J. BREF.N
has mado It a rule through life to ue
cord fair play as well as to demand It
In nil things. Everybody who kuows
him trusts us well as likes him.
CARL L. BARNF.S
Is modest and unassuming, but the peo
ple upprcclate him Just the same.
1ms tho deserved reputation of being
ouo of the most capable nnd reliable
men of affairs In Chicago.
HENRY SHERMAN BOUTELL
can refer with pride to a lino record
as well ns nu honored nnmo In this
ARBA N. WATERMAN
has never been known to undertako
what he could not accomplish, nor fall
to accomplish what ho has undertaken.
has hosts of friends who admire him
for bis many merits and good quali
ties. II. E. L. DOGGETT
Is n citizen of excellent standing and
Is honest, able and upright lu all rela
tions of life.
HOSEA W. WED H
possesses nil of those solid und estima
ble qualities which make tho most use
JOHN F. 8MULSKI
enjoys tho esteem and respect of all
who' admire tho highest qualities of
good citizenship, which In blm are
fully exempli tied
COL. JAMES HAMILTON LFWI8
has gained success by force of charac
ter, Industry, Integrity and ability.
JOHN P. HOPKINS
Is noted for his excellent business
abilities and his faithful adherence to
high Ideals of duty.
WILLIAM A. DOYLE
Is a man whose well-itnown ability
and public spirit places him In the
front ranks of our most useful citizens.
ROGER C. SULLIVAN
has a splendid record for good citizen
ship, personal Integrity and first-class
Is a useful citizen faithful to duty aud
deserving of the good will of all.
Is a man whom Chicago is proud to
claim as ono of Its typical citizens.
GEORGE W. JACKSON
hns a flawless record as a citizen aud
a typical CUicngoan.
TOM N., DONNELLY
baa the experleuce and the ability to
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U. S. SENATOR A. J. HOPKINS
Just and fair In all his dealings, pos
sesses tho canfldeuce and good will of
tilt who know him.
MATTHIAS J. JACOBS
has always put truth, honor and Jus
tlcc before expediency; hence tho es
teem with which he Is looked upon by
nil who know him.
JAMES A. HOG AN
has proven by his successful career
that brains, experience and Integrity
form mi Irresistible combination lu any
line of business.
enjoys a widespread and well-earned
CHARLES II. WACKER
holds a foremost place In the front
i links of the best citizens In this com
munity. ANDREW J. GRAILVM
Is pleasant nnd genial of manner,
obliging and faithful to his promises,
and therefore popular and respected.
JOHN It. CAVERLY
never neglected an opportunity to do
good for his fellow citizen, and In the
course of his career has made thou
sands of loyal friends.
Is n competent und thorough man of
affairs. Whatever ho docs he does well
JOHN II. JONES
a man of many excellent qualities, Is
brainy, reltnblo and always steadfast
to friends nnd to the lino of duty.
THOMAS N. JAMIE8fN
las an enviablo record for absolute
honesty In all his business relatlous,
active support and sympathy for all
movements for tho betterment of tho
city mid his fellow-men and for all tho
qualities that go to mako up the Ideal
BENJAMIN F. RICIIOLSON
Is honorable and fair in all his rela
tions with bis fellow citizens, upright
as he is capable and straightforward.
A. W. MILLER
besides being a model citizen, takes a
good man's part in ovcry movemeut
for the benefit of the city.
GEORGE B. SWIFT
has earned by an honest, upright life,
tho good will uud respect of tbe en
has always been kuown as a mau of
has over been faithful to friends and
loyal to principle, a fact which ac
counts for his great popularity und
tho host of friends who swear by him.
CYRIL R. JANDT'S
Is n man of acknowledged ability, good
Judgment aud common sense,
Is a man In whose career Integrity and
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JEWELS WORTH $50,000 STOLEN.
Systematic Robbery of New York
Diamond House Is Discovered.
An Investigation which followed (he
discotery that n diamond umliurnt wa
missing from tho warcroom of Oliver M.
Fcrrand, a Maiden l.nne diamond Im
porter, In New York, hns dliclood what
may prove to be one of the blgaoit rob
bcrlei In the diamond dlMrlrt. Already,
It 1 Mid. Jewell valued at ."V0.000 are
known to have dloappenrcd nnd the Inven
tory of Mock linn not yet been completed.
It has been dlncloned, nlno, that the rob
beries probably had been going on for
year nnd It Deems possible that when the
inquiry has liecn completed the total will
he far In excess of the amount now
known to be Involved. While the Investi
gation hns been In progress Mr. Ferrand
has been endeavoring to find one of his
oldest nnd most trusted employes, who
has lieen away from the city for several
SHOT BY BRIDE OF TWO DAYS.
Louisiana Man Believed Fatally
Hurt by Wife, Who Is Arrested.
A. Sidney Ilouterls, editor of the New
Urn nt Patterson, l.n Is nt the point o(
death In the sanitarium nt Franklin with
five bullet holes In his body, nnd his pret
ty young wife of two days, who wns Mist
Jessie Demurest, Is held in Jail to await
the outcome of his wounds, believed to
lie. fatal. Joseph Htnnsbiiry, John Clsna
nnd Roland Vlttcr of IMttersou also nrc
In Jail, charged with being accessories.
It nppenrs Hint there wns a "military"
marriage at Franklin nt 1 o'clork Mon
day morning, Ilouterls, Miss Deumresl
nnd the young woman's father being the
chief actors. Ilouterls refused to have
anything to do with his bride after re
turning home, she returning to Iter mill
er's home. While Ilouterls was Hitting
nt his desk In ids office two das Inter,
his bride walked lu nnd began shooting,
five bullets tuklng effect.
WORLD'S BIQOEST MELON.
Record-Breaker Is Four Feet Long
and Weighs 100 Founds.
What is believed to be the largest
watermelon ever grown lu the world hai
been pulled by Sikes Young on Ills Irri
gated farm near North Yakima, Wash, lit
brought the big melon to town to have it
pliotogriiphed beside his l'J-ycar-old
daughter. The melon Is moio tltnn 4 feet
long nnd Is U feet through nt Its biggest
diameter. Its weight is 100 poundi. It
will be shipped to nn eastern city to be
used in advertising purposes for the Irrl
Ratal regions of Washington. Young snyi
he raised the remarkable specimen by
careful attention nnd by n method which
he does not care to disclose until be hai
tested It next season.
Ohio Counties Vote Out Saloons.
Perry county, Ohio, by a majorit)
of 1,027, voted to banish saloons, of which
there are fifty-six within Its boundaries.
This Is one of the important coal mining
counties. Brown county, on the Ohlc
river, nlso voted out the saloons by a
majority of 082. There are twenty-three
saloons In this county. Nineteen countiei
have now held elections under the Ros
law nnd all luivo gone dry, the total num
ber of saloons affected being 482.
Blast of Gas Costs 500,000.
An explosion of gas at ;hc plant of the
Pittsburg Plate Glass Company's woiks
No. 2, at Tarentum, a Pittsburg suburb,
resulted In a loss by fire of $500,000 and
threw 800 men out of employment. W.
A. Long, a watchman, wns seriously In
jured. Half of the plant is lu ruins ami
tbe flames were only checked by a lnrg
steel building recently erected by the com
pany. Cat Bouts Two Burglars.
At the home of D. A. Conners in Pitts
burg burglars entered tho house nnd piled
up a lot of silverware ready to be carried
off. One of the burglars tramped on the
tall of tho family cat ns she slept lu the
kitchen. She mndo such a fuss nnd did
such good work with her claws and teeth
that the family was awakened in tlmo tc
see two men pass out of tho back yard
with puss In full pursuit.
Blow Bank, Rouse Citizens.
The Bank of l'eo,iiot, Minn., was robbed
at 2:30 a. m. Saturday. Tho safe wai
blown open with dynamite, Tho nolsr
aroused the citizens nnd tho robbers wen
compelled to leavo before getting tho steel
chest. They got about S 100 In silver. Tin
safe and building wero damaged to tin
extent of about $500.
Town Swept by Fire.
The town of Michel, II, C, was ng.iln
swept by fire. Practically all the busi
ness houses were wiped out except ih
Great Northern Hotel, the Kootenai Ho
tel, a drug store, n barber shop and
billiard hall. The loss is estimated nt
$20,000, with small Insurance.
"Chlmmlo Fndden" Is Honored.
Edward W. Townscnd of "ClilmmU
Fadden" famu icceUed the Democratic
nomination for Congress from tho Seventh
District of New Jersey at the convention
Six Inches of Snow nt Butte,
A blizzard, general over that section,
struck Itutte. Mont.. Tluii-siljv nk-lit. nml
six Inches of snow fell, crippling traffic
end telegrapn service ami delaying trains
TELEPHONE LINES COMBINED.
Three Independent Companies Merge
In $10,000,000 Corporation.
At n meeting of the stockholders of ths
United Stales Telephone Company, ths
Cuyahoga Telephone Company of Cleve
land, mid the Citizens' Telephone Com
pany of Columbus, the three companies
were jupi ced in Cleveland. The new com
pany, which hns not been named, will act
ns an operating company, with a capital
Ixation of between fi.OOO.OOO nnd f.10,
000,000, nnd will take over the three In
dependent companies on n lease for WH
years. Other Ohio Independent companies
will, It Is said, be ndded from tlmo to
time. The merger places under tho con
trol of the operating company over 50
per cent of tho lndcicndent telephones
nnd nlwut ".".000 of the 025,000 tele
phones in the Stnte.
FIGHT FOR THE PENNANTS.
Standing of Clubs In Principal Base
W. L. W. t.
Chicago ....08 n.' Cincinnati ..7.1 81
New York.. OS .Vi Boston 03 01
Pittsburg ...OS nil Brooklyn ...KI 101
Plill'delphln 811 71 St. Louis.... 40 10."
W. t- W. U
Detroit ....00 (III Boston 7ft 7I
Cleveland ..00 01 Philadelphia OS 85
Chicago ....88 04 Washington. 00 85
St. Louis... 83 09 New York... 51 103
Patent No. 000,000 Issued.
The nine hundred thousandth patent
from the United Stales patent office wns
Issued Saturday by Patent Commissioner
Moore. The patent wns nn Improvement
on traveling stairs, such ns nro used in
hotels and other large buildings. Mr.
Moore estimates that the one millionth
patent will lie reached In 101 1. Tho Issu
ance of foreign patents up to tho Inst re
ports was 1,135,000, only 2:15,000 In ex
cess of the total for this country.
Grain Blast Kills Thirteen.
With n concussion which shook the en
tire village, n Inrgn grnln elevntor, having
a enpacity of 500,000 bushels, exploded In
RU-hford." Vt.. causing the death of twelvo
nun nnd a woman. The explosion blew
off the entire roof of tho building, scatter
ing limbers lu all directions, and almost
Instantly Haines burst out nil over tho
structure. TJie (lames are supposed to
have been started by spontaneous coinbus
Hon in the dry dust of tho grain.
Kills Man, Woman and Self.
W. N. Heals, while III nt Uio home of
Ilernlo Bnyless in Johnson City, Tenn.,
with an nx killed Bnyless, who wns mar
ried to Mr. Heals' sister; killed Mrs.
Reals, who tried to calm him, and nt
tempted to slay Mrs. llnyless. When ar
rested Reals committed siilcldo In his cell
Mills Will Be Kept Running.
Judge Milton D. Purdy of tho United
States federal court, sitting in Minneapo
lis, granted nn order to tho receivers of
tho Plllsbury-Wnshhurn Flour Mills Com
pany, Ltd., allowing the Issuance of $750,
000 In receivers' certificates, which wns
(.hown ns nn nbsolutc necessity to sllov?
the company's mills to operate.
Increase In Vote for License.
About onc-hnlf tho 108 towns In Con
necticut held town elections Monday, com
plicated by tho llcenso proposition. Tho
voto wns in almost every Instance devoid
of pnrty Interest nnd wns not Indicative,
so far ns tho Stnto nnd natloual tickets
nro concerned, but docs Indicate an in
crease in tho vote for license,
Man's Spectacular Suicide.
Instant death was tho fnto of an un
identified man, about 25 years old, when
ho stepped In front of a Lako Shore train
nt Laporte, Ind. Tho trainmen say It
was n deliberate caso of suicide. The
coroner Is making nn effort to establish
tho man's Identity;
Farmers Meet to Rule Prices,
The American Society of Equity, hav
ing a memliorshlp of 100,000, and repre
sented by a Inrgo number of delegates, met
in nununl convention In Mllwaukeo Tues
day. Tho society Is mndo up of farmers
nnd Its object Is to regutato the price of
Yale Attendance Sets Record.
At tho first meeting of tho Yolo corpo
ration for tho university year of 1008-00,
it was announced Hint the number of stu
dents enrolled would exceed 3,400, being
at least 300 moio than ever before In tho
history of tho Institution.
Shoots Wife, Kills Himself.
Whilo temporarily Insnno Jacob
Henipfllng, aged 7, a prosperous farmer
living nt Atwood, Ky shot and fatally
wounded his wife and then shot aud kill
High School "Frats" Loser.
Ruling against high school fraternities
und bororlties, Judgo Wlndes in tho Cir
cuit Court in Chicago sustained the con
tention of tho board of education that It
is empowered to exclude from tho schools
pupils who nro members of secret socie
ties. Tho honeymoon Is nt nn end when n
" hcglus to laugh nt his wife's at-
icuipis to suurpcu a pencil
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