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Matter fetofttr M. Itat. at Mm tot INDEPENDENT IN ALL THINGS, NEUTRAL IN NONE.' raters at Seas: Class MatUr Oetefcer IMIlt, at Me Past oma at CMeae, llllaels.iina'er Aat of Marah 3rs !? OTvIM VMNgV) HflnVtvt nUT AW rnOffvH 9ilf IVv PrafT''" ",i? '"- r "I'-Afjr j "l'tlfM(! T'-' '"" T"V MBjBjMBaaaVaaaiaaaiLf 4C k ' ) lIV. aaaaaaaVsMsalaask aaaH if o MB .X Wr v TWENTIETH YEAR, NO. BRYAN A PROHIBEEN Hi Wrote the Prohibition Constitution of the New State of Oklahoma by Himself. And the New State Came Into the Union Dry, Thanks to Bryan. Because of the Bryan Constitution Millions of Dollars' Worth of Properly Was Destroyed. fceoauie of the Bryan Constitution Million! of Dollars' Worth of Beer Wai 4 ' Destroyed. Arc the Men Who Love Personal Liberty doing to Vote for Prohibitionist Bryan? It, to up to nil lovers of personal liberty an to whether they want a pro lilbUloatat la the White House or not. Bryan la a proMMtiealst and a rabid one. Kreryjjody knowa that Bryan wrote the constitution for the new State of Oklahoma. The Democrats oi Oklahoma Invited Bryan to write a constltut)6n for them to present to the people for rattAcutlou. Mr. Bryan complied. The constitution that tbo "peerless leader" wrote was adopted and tho strongest plank In It provided for ab solute' prohibition. Under Its provision millions of dol lars worth of' beef, liquors, wlnca and other property was destroyed.' Everybody knowa into and yet you wilt hear soiao people who pretend to be for personal .liberty talking for Bryan. .1 Vote against Bryan and you will vote against .a prohibitionist of tbo deepest dye. - . . There la not a liberal, sentiment in the man. ' ... Should Bryan be elected the men who would fill .the. office In this Btnto would.be fellows. llko 'Millard Fllliuoro Dunlajs, Judge Owen. I. Thompson and the Jacksonville cabal. LeJ uh aeo.bow liberal tho pcoplo lu tho neck of woods theso boys como from arc. In 190(1 the Itepubllcnns nominated John F. Bmulskl for State Treasurer over Mr. Hussel, .the partner, of Mr. Dunlap In tbo buuklug busluess In Jacksonville. Tho Democrats nominated Mr. Pie trowskl. Now both Mr. Smulskl and Mr. Flo trowskl are Catholics. Tho very thought of tAls was horri fying to tbo chums and playmate of Mr. 'Bryan In Central Illinois, everybody kftiows the result of their A. P. A. displeasure. Their two counties oust their votes, not for the Republican; not for the Democrat, but for tho Prohibition can didate for tute Treasurer as u' warn ing to future parties not to put up Catholics ,for State offices. Enough said. , Chicago will show n Republican landslide next Tuesday, according to the official figures on tbe canvass made under the direction of tbo Republican county central committee. Tho figures show a plurality for William ai. Taft over William J. Bryan of 73,750. John J. Hanberg, chairman of the Republi can subsidiary commit! on organisa tion, gave out the official results. In addition he revived the figures of four years ago, showing that tho canvass of the Republican forces then showed the (Roosevelt landslide In tho air. The Republican canvass. Mr. Han berg asserts, Is the most thorough ever attempted. Between 1,500 and 2,000 moa have been engaged In tho work. It deals with the thlrty-flro wards In Chicago and Its results ac count for tbe manner In which tbe 410,306 registered votors are going to cast their ballots on next Tuesday, Gov, Deneen and the 'Republican state ticket will run neck and neck with 5 to to be swept la according to the Han berg figure. He calculate that no candidate on the Republican county ticket will have a plurality of leas than 40,000 votes. Mr. Hanberg stated the results after carefully analysing the canvass. He said: . . This haa been a' canvass from A to 18 and comprehends representation of tbe entire, registered vote under tbo control of' the election commissioners. We expect tbo kI1 011 election day to be 00 per cent Of tho total registration or an average, 0 300,000 votes. Of tbo uuattached voters 'absent or 'not represented, for putposcs of argument wo concede 20 per cent to Tnft, 33 1-3 to Bryan and the balance to Dobs and the other candidates for presldcut." Here to n table showing how the vote Is distributed by tho cntwntw: Taft : 108,208 G4 per cent Bryan . .'. 124,512 34 per cent Debs,- etc. ..!.. 40,050 12 per cent Referring to tho tubto Mr. Hanberg said: "We expect that' (Debs, Hlsgen and the other presidential candidates of tho minor parties may get moro man iu, 550 votes. Tnft may lose a few and It to safe to prodlct Bryan will lose more." Mr. 'llanlierg's figures on tbo poll In Cook county caused B." K. Mitchell of tbo Republican stnto organization to do some figuring. Mr. (Mitchell figured n total Taft plurality In Illinois of 237, 750. Tuo Indicated plurality In tho 101 down stnto counties ho fixed nt 150,000 and the plurality In the coun try towns of Cook county he places at 14,000 and adding tho 73,750 to como from the city propor gives Mr. Mitchell hto total plurality of 237,750 In tho state. Ho says the down stnto fore cast to based on practically three scpa- rato polls. Vote for Deneen and bo honest with yourself. Taft and prosperity mako a combination. good 1 1 --- "w Tho United Hebrew Republican Club seut out letters oa Tuesday to all tbo Jewish voters In Chicago urglug tliem to support Charles CI. Deneen for gov ernor, oy O. West for. the Board of Review and Charles W. Vail for clerk of tbe Superior Court. Charles 8. Deneen to a wluner, and don't you forget It. It's all over but the shouting, A request from the 'Illinois Tunnel Company that Its telepbono franchise which tho city claims will expire Jan. 3, 1000, on account bf failure to havo 20,000 tqipbones In operation, bo ox tended for two years, was referred to the gas, oil and electric light com mittee at the city council meeting 011 Monday night. Presldeut Samuol Me Roberts of tbo company declared that he had been so busy developing other rights that the telephone had been nog- lected. CHICAGO, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 31, 1908. 4 r . , . ii . V."f . t. The I k . IJL . ..! W '. T ,. road for tbo vacation of tho twenty six feet on tbe east side 'of Front street, between Ono Hundred and Fif teenth street and Kensington nvenue aud thlrty-slx feet on the samo sldo betweeu Konslngtou aveuuo und One Hundred .and Sixteenth street on con dition oi Its dedicating an equal front ago on tho west side of the street watt sent to the committee on streets and alleys south. It was accompanied by what purported to be tbo consent of a majority of the frontage ,on the street. Tho council authorised tho Issuing of 8.'15,000 of bonds, of wbtch 750,000 are to bo used for general corporate purposes and 83,000 to pay Judg ments, , An appropriation of 12,000 to pay exiiert witnesses used by tbo board of local Improvement was agreed to. Aid. Cullerton luid an order passed directing tho law department to pre pare nn ordinance limiting tho height of buildings to twelve stories, am IIev nsked tho committee on street nomenclature to consider tho ndvlsubll Ity of offering prizes for designs for street signs. Tho council adjourned until 'Novem ber 0. William II. TnftTraoJorlty on next Tuesday will bo a magnificent ono, Work on n high pressuro water sys tem for the business section of Chicago will Ih started, lu all probability, early In the spring. Commissioner of Public Works John J. Hnnberg announced Tuesday that plans for the work aro In such form as to permit actual construction as soon as tbo word Is given to go ahead. Tbo funds necessary, ho said, must come from tbo bond bill, which will go before, tho legislature next winter, and which U regarded by him as having excellent chnnces of passing. Thero to no necessity for holding up tho work on account of tho subway, ac cording to Mr. Hanberg, although It Is deslrablo tbat the streets on which sub way work Is to start bo designated as soon as possible. As for waiting until tho subway is finished, the risk to tho city Is thought to bo too great and tho resultant benefits too small to consider tbat proposition. Taft and Prosperity sounds good to tho business men of tho nation. Edward Tllden, while ono of Chica go's ablest aud busiest business men, has always found tlmo to. help tho causo of education, and bis election as Uni versity Trusteo on next Tuesday will bo an honor which he Justly deserves. William Legner's election as Sanitary Trustee will place on tbe Drainage Board an honest, forceful and able oajotol baa bam aBaBaLaaBaLaaBaLaaKtBaasaLaaBaaal WILLIAM H. TAFT, Next President af tho United States.' jftJ9lJ tried and not found wanting. If you vnluo your vote you will cast a ballot for him on next Tuendny. Tnft, Deneen and Victory all go to gether. In the course of an able address Wed nesday night In Lincoln Turner iliill, In the .Ninth CoiiKrdMibnnl .District, Col. I'rnnk O. Low den urged tho voters to return Henry H. Uoulell( to Congress. Mr. Lowden said: ".Mr. BOiitcll, your representative In Congress, has Honed tho people ot this district with great ability und fidelity. You havo kept lilin in Congress during tho last twelve years, and you havo tteeu wlsu Indeed, because, without length of service lu the House, 110 mat ter what n man's abilities, ho cannot uclilc'vi! the bcxt results, "Mr. Iloutell has served with scccohs under three sinkers. Uhii merit alone hit has steadily risen In Influence In tho IIouho until to-day, by common con sent, ho has become ono of the rmK nlxcd lenders of tbo majority. He Is 11 mernlHT of tho VaH and Means Com mittee, tho ranking commltteo of the House tho first representative from Chicago In Its eutlro history to attain this high place. "Von owo It to yourselves, you owo It to tho country, to make suro that Mr, Boutell Is returned again by a large majority larger, I hope, than he has ever hud before. For his great abili ties and high character havo brought distinction to the people of this district as well as to himself. A still greater Influence awaits him In tho House If I ho voters of this district on Tuesday next but do their part." David B. Hill sKko for Bryan tho other night, thus making the carrying of New York for Taft au easy matter. Rancmlier one good term deserves another, and vote for the re-election of County Recorder Abel Davis. He, has been faithful In every way to the In terests of the people and he should bo kept where be Is. Joseph E. Flanagan should bo elect ed Sanitary Trustee. He Is 0110 of Chicago's leading business men and has to his credit n brilliant and clean record, both as a business man and as a public official. Voto for him. Senator Albert J. Hopkins has -worked hard for tbe success of tho Repub lican National and Stnto tickets. Personal liberty to the will not down In Chicago, Issue that Goorm W. Paullln has earned bv hla I flAnAaasV ntul Alnan Mumnl ah Wa Haaln. s Board a re-election. ..to.-that poll - TWELVE PAGE P. '!! (,i".; - n. tlon. It Is successful and able busi ness men like Mr. Paullln tbat are needed In public office. Vote for blm William Russo hns mado n good, clean record as President of tho County Board and ho should bo re-elected. Chicago voters aro opposed to sump, tuary legislation. Oeorgo K: Schmidt proved his, worth to tho iKH)plo as uldermaii. Both his public and business records entitle him to an election as County Commission er. Personal liberty will carry Chicago whenorer It to an Issue. A glance nt Judge Max Kborlmrdt'tt record will couvlnco anyone of his lit Hess for tho itosltlou. Thero Is no abler man lu tho municipal court, aud his re-election Is desired lu tho Inter ests of everybody. Comity Assessor Wlllltuii II. Weber has proven by his record that ho Is n faithful public servant, nud ho should receive tho votes of nil good citizens on next Tuesday. Clerk of tho Appellute Court A. It. Porter deserves to Im re-elected to that Itosltlou. He bus served tho peoplo hon estly and ably aud should bo rewarded tor 6ucii ruitnrui service. Tho voterB of tho Ninth District should go to tho polls 011 Tuesday and roll up u record-breaking majority for their popular aud brilliant Congress man, Henry Sherman Boutell. Ho Is needed In Congress and should bo kept there. Re-elect Adam Wolf as County As sessor. He Is au honest and ablo pub lic official. Congressman Martin U. Madden will win with case on next Tuesday. Ills honest, fearless and ublo record hns made tbo cltlccns of tbo First District proud of him und tho majority he will rccctvo will bo a handsomo ono. Roy O. West commands the hearty support of Chicago business men and taxpayers In his campaign for re-election as member of tho Doard of Re view. He has served tho pcoplo well, aud he will bo re-elected by a big ma jority. William Legner should recelvo tbe support of all cltlsens who want to see placed, on the Drainage Board men who will conscientiously work for the interests of the people, 8fiS8SS DENEEN AND VICTORY The Election of the Fearless Governor on Next Tuesday by a Big Majority Is Certain. He Has Made a Straightforward Campaign and Is More Popu lar than Ever. His Clean and Progressive Administration Has Won Him the Hearty Endorse ment of the People. AU tbe Indicationi Point to His Lead ing the Ticket by a Good Margin. His Election Will Be a a rand Victory for -. an Honest ' and Faithful Public Offlciah Chnrles S. Deneeu will be re-elected Governor ot Illinois on next Tuesday by an overwhelming majority. His clean campaign will end In a glorious triumph over tiie hungry set of disappointed politicians nud office seekers who for weeks and months past have dono everything irasslblu to malign his spotless record. ' Tlie cople of Illinois believo In re warding an honest, progressive and fearless public official and they will go to tlie polls on next Tuesday aud cast their ballots for 11 man who has lived up to every pledge given to them. Ills administration has been the most progressive that Illinois has ever had. In every department of the State he has Instituted reforms that havo proven of great benefit to tho people. Governor Deneen has been n faith ful, fearless, hlghmludcd und Independ ent chief executlvo of Illinois mid be has earned by this grnud servlcu tho confidence und highest esteem of nil lllluolsans. One glance nt Governor DencchVree ord during the four years ho has held the office will convince any honest nud fulrmludcd citizen that ho should bo kept where he is. No Governor of Illinois over 'accom plished moro for tho people than Charles 8. Deneen. " ' ' A few things dono by htm arc: Direct Primaries, Pure Food Legislation, Cl 11 Service Reform, Tho saving bf Interest on public funds to tho public, Installments of Chicago Charter leg islation, r Revision of Factory Laws, Industrial Safety Measures, lusuranco Reform, Banking Reform, Park nud Boulevard Extension. This Is only some of his good work, but it Is enough to convince nuy fair minded voter that tho proicr man to occupy tho Governor's chair for tho next four years to tho present occupant. Ho has proven true to every public trust and the peoplo of Illinois nro cog nlxnut of it and their minds are fully made up to re-elect blm by an over whelming majority. Oil next Tuesday Illinois will do herself proud by re-electing her fear less and progressive Governor. Governor Charles S. Deneeu la n suro winner. Voto for Charles a. Deneen for gov ernor and be with the wluner. uVdvanco information from tho bien nial report of James A. Rose, secretary of state, now In courso of preparation, shows that for tho two years ending Oct. 1, 1008, tho secretary of stnto col lected and paid Into tho stnto treasury (SOS.857.00, an Increaso of $102,034.01 over tho receipts of preceding two years. Of this amount 0H,8U1..1O was received from original Incoriwrntloim and $78,421.80 was paid by foreign cor porations for llcenso to do business lu Illinois. Theso items of receipts from domestic and foreign corporations nro taken to show great activity In business affairs In this Bato In tho last two years. Thoy Indicate either tho undertaking of new enterprises or tbo enlargement WHOLE NUMBER 994 of business enterprises already cstab llshed. Chicago wants no blue laws. Roy O. West will bo re-elected as m. Memlter of tho Board of Review on next Twwlav by 11 snlendld mntorltvi Tho people nro fully cognizant of blf ablo record, and they aro not going to retire such an efficient and faithful public official. Sunday closing ut a dead Issue tit Chicago. i If you have any, suggestions to'mak about the new charter you can seaf them In to any of tbe following name persons, who make up the charter con vention : Milton J. Forcmnu.R. R, McCortuIck, Joseph Bodenocb, John P. McGoorty William II. Baker, M. I,. McKluley,; Walter B. Beebo, Clin. E. Merrlaa, Albert W. Bellfuss,W. R. Mlchaella, , Frauk I. Bennett, Theodoro Ochne, Z. P. Brotscau, Jos. A. O'Donnell, Wm. M, Brown, John E. Owens, Richard E. Burke, G. W. Paullln, Thomas Carey, R. u. Pondarvle, Ohcstor W. Church.LouIs F. Post, B. F. Clettenbcrg, Johu Powers, George B. Cole, Edward J. Ralney, Daniel F. Crllly, Walter J. Raymer, William E. Devor.Alcx. H. Revolt, George W. Dixon, Lewis Rlnaker, Thomas J. Dixon, Kmll W. Hitter, B. A. Eckharr, Raymond Robins, John W. Eckharr, Leasing Rosenthal, Henry F. Eldmann.C. O. Sethness, F. B. Erlckson, D. E. Shnnahan, Walter L. Fisher, John G. Shedd. F. H. Gansbcrgen, Frnuk L. Shepara, Andrew J. Grabam,John F. Smulskl, I. T. Greenncre, Bernard W. Snow, John Guerln, Bernard E. Sunny, Joseph F. Haas, O. II. Harrison, John W. Hill, George B. Swift, Graham Taylor, Geo. J. Thompson, Frank G. Hoyne, Chas. J, Voplcka, Thos. M. Hunter, Edwin K. Walker, W. Clyde Jones, Chnrles Werno, Jas. M. Klttloman.lt. A. White, Bryan Latbrop, D. R. Wllklns, Jamea J. Ltnehan, John P. Wilson. Carl Lundberg, Edward C. Young. T. C. MaeMIUan, Michael Zlmmer. Chas. B. Merrlam, Abel Davis has won by his clean and honest record as County Recorder tho hearty support of the leading busi ness men and lawyers of Cook Comity, regardless of party affiliations. If you see It In The Eagle you msy bo suro that It will be copied. Edward Tllden has always been a worker In ibehalf of education, and t..o peoplo should show their appreciation by electing him university trusteo by n. hnndsomo majority. Ills election will bo a credit to Illinois. Tho peoplo will not forget Max Eber lairdt's good record as Municipal Judge? when they go to tho polls, and tho ma Jorty ho will recelvo will bo n hnnd somo one. No better man cun bo elected to tho Couuty Board than Gcorgo K. Schmidt. rti ywm -; f?fi"l Vi A rtj it. ..