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THE OHIOAGO A3i.ti, SATURDAY JANUARY 23, 1909. THE BEEF TRUST HAS RAISED THE PRICE OF FOOD! CITY HAU 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. A Weekly Digest of the Most Important Facts and Happenings for Busy Readers. ,'vf. v 'V Xff'MV" ml4- V . U 5M( ? s .-1 It, Uitfal Information, Interesting Facte and Ptrional Oouip Tereelj Told by One Who Knowi. Tl'Y TO FIGHT ROADS OVER HUnWAV LIGHTS. A controversy which niny Involve tlu city with every railroad In Chica go was precipitated Monday when the Pennsylvania served notice on Commis sioner of l'ulille Works Ilnnbcrg thnt It would cense to furnish clecfrlc lights for the subways nniler Its right of wny between 22d street nnd CM niul State streets. Other roads are ex pected to follow the move of the Penn sylvania. The city will assume the burden and send hills to the roads In question. It Is cxeeted that a legal light will he precipitated. NEW LIItltAUIAN FOK NEWBERRY LIBRARY. William N. C. Carlton, librarian of Trinity College of Hartford, Conn., has nccepted n call to. succeed .Tohu Vanco Cheney as superintendent of the Newberry. Library, nnd will como to Chicago about July 1 to assume his new duties. Mr. Cheney tiled Ills res ignation somo time ago, and announces that ho will go to" California to live, lie will remain In active charge of the library until tho arrival of Mr. Carl ton, to whom the offer of tho Hiipcrln tendency was tendered by the board of trustees. COL. JAMES HAMILTON LKWI8 has gained success by force of chnrne ter, Industry, Integrity and ability. ALBERT II. PUTNITX Is liked most by those who know him last. All who have bad business re lations with him are united In bearing testimony to this fact. PETER PETRRSON Is llkod by all who are acquainted with his many excellent traits of char nctcr. U. S. SENATOR A. J. HOPKINS enjoys n widespread and well-earned popularity. PHILIP B. BRAND has built up a reputation la this city of which any roan might well feel proud. CHARLES H. WACKER has nlways been ready to devote to the welfare of the community that business ability and industry which has contributed so much to his per sonal success. CYRIL R. JANDT'S has n high conception of the duties of citizenship and lives up to It. Ho is a tuan whom to know is to respect. ADAMS A. GOODRICH deserves In nn eminent degree thnt largo slmro of popularity and public confidence which Is undeniably his. PHILIP KNOPF Is n typical cltlzon of Chicago, pro gressive nnd energetic. He Is deserv edly successful in all bis undertakings. JOHN T. CONNEPY never falters when once Ills mlud Is uindo up an to tho right and tho wrong of u fluestlnn. Ho is always on tho right ,slde, regardless of all other con siderations or consequences. HARRY HILDRETH is n man whom to kuow is to respect. Ho has nil honored nnuio In the busi ness world. NICHOLAS MICHELS Is as good and truo n citizen ns ever called Chicago his home, Every duty of citizenship has always been faith fully discharged by him. THOMAS N. JAMIES'iN has won tho high reputation which he enjoys by hard work and honorable methods. . IRWIN It. HAZEN In all walks of life has beon stead fast to the old adage, and proved Its truth: "Honesty Is the best policy." GEORGE W. JACKSON is n typical Chlcagoan, energetic, plucky, and Invariably successful In every walk of life. FRED A. BUS"B is a man of the highest standing In tiia nnmmnnitv . nnriffiit nnd luat in .nil the affairs of life nnd Indefatigable In the performance of all the duties thereof. kVfUsV ADOLF BERGMAN . Is as considerate or the rights or oth- era as he Is Insistent upon the main- w . I !-(,- .... ,,-. ... tenance ' Mr . This is one of the reasons f bis great popularity. TOR BOULEVARD LINK. The committee on streets and alleys south of the City Council recommended Wednesday that La Salle street, be tween Jackson boulevard and the river. Ik turned over to the South Park Board for boulevard purposes. The South Park Commissioners have mulct considera tion a plan to make a continuous boule vard connecting Jackson boulevard In the loop with Washington boulevard by way of La Salle street and Wash ington street. EDWARD II. PETERS maintains In Mil affairs of public and private life the highest hlenls of hon orable manhood. JOHN II. HILL Is progressive, enterprising aud Indus trious. Such men are always sure to make a stuess In life. WILLIAM LEGNER prefers private to public life, but the public 1ms Its eyes on htm. GEORGE A. BLETTNER knows how to make friends and to re tain them. He Is a man for whom nil who know him have the highest re spect. JOHN V. CLARKE Is one of those men whoso pledge Is tantamount to performance, nnd whom everybody likes and respects. JOHN C. FETZFR has proven, by his successful career that brains! experience and integrity form an Irresistible combination In any line of business. JAMES J. GRAY Is a Chlcagoan In the truest sense of the word. Progressive, public-spirited and notlve, he possesses tho best at tributes of truo citizenship. JOHN TAYLOR BPr55 can count his persona! friends by the hundred, a fact due to his many esti mable characteristics and bis unchang ing, even temperament. ROGER C. SULLlYAiN a citizen whose record Is one to bo proud of, Is a mnu" whoso friends nro myriad and whose nanio commands re spect everywhere. CLAYTON h. CRAFTS Is n man of good attainments und ex cellent qualities, and therefore P'tpu hi w well as snwesarul. HON. B. A. ECKIIABT a capable man, comblnlug eunrgy with Intelligence, he Is justly regarded nnd respected as a valuable member of tho community. JOHN M. SMYTH Is enterprising und progressive, ns well as capable aud careful In the con duct of all affairs entrusted to him, liunou his Invariable success. JAMES PEASE enjoys the esteem and respect of all who lulmlro thu highest qualities of good citizenship, which li him are fully oxemplllled. ADAM ORTSEIFKN holds an honored placo among those who by great ability, Industry and sound Judgment contiibuto to tho growth and upbuilding of Chicago. JASIES A. IIOGAN has earned tho high regard of his fel low citizens as u man loyal to friends and faithful to principle. A. It. MARRIOTT In nil relations of life never deviates from thoso principles of stralghtfor wordiria and ;tigrlty which havo I voe hm goldo." -,.nlons everywhere. , PETER FORTUNE I Is a man of sound Judgment. Ho has 1 tho knack of easily making warm friends, and having mudo a friend, retalnlug bis friendship. CLYDE A. MORRISON possesses- In nn eminent degreo those merits nnd qunlltles which go to ninko up mo iruo cuicukuuu. no is nesi - HKed by tuose wno Know uim ueai. atfsfel EDWARD TILDPN hna made thorough performance of duty, fulfillment of nil agreements with his fellow men In the spirit and the letter nnd exact Justice In All things the guiding principle tf btj euoeeaeful career, ABEL DAVIS, has well earned the good will of the community which ho enjoys to such a largo extent THEODORE OEIINE Is one of the men who would repre sent the people well anywhere. JOSEPH A. O'DONNKLL Is a mnu whose wcll-iuiown ability nnd public spirit places hun In tho front ranks of our most useful citizens. WILLIAM A. DOYLE has a splendid record for good citizen ship, persoual Integrity and tlrst-class ability. RUDOLPH BRAND is a usoful citizen faithful to duty nnd deserving of the good will of all. JOHN M. EWHN is a man whom Chicago Is proud to claim as one of Its typical citizens. JAMES 8. HOPKINS has n flawless record as a citizen and a typical Chlcagoan. ALBERT N. ROSENEGK n man of true worth nnd sterling In tegrity, Is Justly regarded ns one of Chicago's valued citizens. JUDGE THEODORE BRENTANO Just nnd fair lu all his dealings, pos sesses tho confidence aud good will of all who know him. J. J. GERAOHTY has always put truth, honor nnd Jus tlco before expediency; heuco tho es teem with which ho is looked upon by all who kuow him. FRANK O. LOWDEN holds n foremost place In the front ranks of the best citizens In this com munity. JOHN It. OAVERLVr Is regarded by everybody us a synonym for honor and Integrity. A, S. HIBBABD is pleasant and genial of manner, obliging and faithful to his promises, and thereforo popular and respected. WALTER t. BOOLE never neglected nn opportunity to do good for his fellow citizen, and In the course of his career has mado thou sands of loyal friends. HOSIU W. W.BL18 Is a competent nud thorough man of affairs. Whatever ho does ho does well and thoroughly. CHARLES J. VOPICKA n man of many oxculleiit qualities, Is brainy, reliable nud always steadfast to friends nnd to tho lino of duty. ARTHUR JOSETTI i,ns an envlnblo record for absolute honesty In nil Ills business relations. net vo sunnort nnd sympathy for nil --. . - . movements for the befterment of tho citv and his fellow-men nnd for all tho qualities that go to ninko up tho Ideal citizen. LEO ERNST makes frlrds and 'wlds thorn by fair and hoix 'able business methods nnd square de' with bis fellow-citizens, t ft . S 1 iTSTi SmTlaMaaaaaW'rrrMaMlaMalaMaMaMBBMIaWTfSaaaPaaMr m Eaw JrTSMBffrhHia IT aST JTiSMBSSBSSSSSSSSSSSST'ii MM'k "iiiiPSPisffiBlfflePIBsKf- -Wm fW-MWMMKMBUiaBsmdBT fllsMWsMMssMssfoWirMtZlwWlMMS j .a -J ssssssssssM w$if . ejpf BkPBSSSSSpKSV2ulj vaBJnflBJHSBBBJp. HhS" J tiiflisKelHHEHKhl&sK Ti iHaaaaKSaHaHaHGaEBEfKSsnSSI iJW-i:. ujiUsiBBVHBHMHI&iMlEaVI jBfe,4: i .&isjHHHflHH BBBBJ'ib Bk '"t'Ti1 H KH :4llBBBBBk Vr ,'!BBBBBBBBBBBBBBH HhU j bMbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbV ' H A. R. PORTER, Popular Clerk of the Appellate Court. HENRY SHERMAN BOUTBLL Is a capable man of affairs, honorable In his dealings, and assiduous In at tention to his prosperous buslucss. FRANCIS STUYVESANT PEA BODY honest, upright and true-hearted, be makes friends and wins the esteem of all who become acquainted with him. AUSTIN J. DOYLE has the highest Ideals of honorable citizenship and Is true to them. There Is no man in Chicago who stands high er In public esteem. CARL L. BARNES Is n man of sterling qualities of head nnd heart; successful In nil his under takings II. E. L. DOGGETT has n flno record for probity nnd strictly honorable methods. He has made himself respected In every walk In life which he has been engaged. JOSEPH E. FLANAGAN stands well In tho community ns an upright and public-spirited citizen. His success In life Is duo to his ster ling qualities of head and heart. MARTIN J. nilEEN Is n public-spirited citizen who Is ns INjpular as he s prosperous In bis busi ness pursuits. ARBA N. WATERMAN Is a man who takes pride In Chicago niul of whom Chicago Is proud. E. It. BLISS enjoys n widespread and well-earned popularity. JOHN C. Sl'RT has th experliMeo and the ability to make a success of all his undertakings. HARRY RUBENS through u busy and careful life has earned thu respect nud good will of tho entire community. GEORGE B. SWIFT has a high conception of the duties of good citizenship nnd has always lived up to them. A. W. MILLER has tho respect and good wishes of every one with whom ho comes In con tact. PETER M. HOFFMAN besides being n model cltjzen, takes n good man's part In every movement for tho benefit of the city. WILLIAM II. LYMAN. has earned by an honest, upright life, tho good will and respect of tho en tire community. JOSEPH THEURER has always been known us u man of his word, HON. FRED W. UPHAU has over been faithful to friends nnd loyal to principle, a fact which nc counts for his grent popularity und tho host of friends who swear by blm. att rri BENJAMIN F. RICIIOLHON is a man In whose career Integrity and ability an hand In hand JOHN P. HOPKINS Itelongs to that class of citizens who never know failure, nor allow nuy ob stacle to deter them In a worthy en terprise ouco undertaken. HON. ZINA It. CARTER Is a man of keen discernment; prompt of action, and persistent as well as honorable In method ; Is Invariably suc cessful. ERNEST HUMMEL can always be relied upon to be loyal to friends, true to principle nnd faith ful to his word, hence his friends and admirers are legion. MAX EBERHARDT has hosts of friends who admire him for his many merits and good quali ties. ALEXANDER II. REVBLL Is modest and unassuming, but the peo ple appreciate him Just the same. JOHN S. COOPER Is n citizen of excellent standing and faultless record. JOHN E. OWENS Is a man who invariably wins aud re- tnliiw Uie confidence and liking of all j who have dealings with him. JOHN II. JONES Is n man of untarnished reputation nnd of commanding ability In tho conduct of his affairs. TOM N. DONNELLY has made It u rule through life to ac cord fair play ns well as to demand It In nil things. Everybody who knows him trusts as well as likes him. WILLIAM II. WEBER has the deserved reputation of being one of the most capable and reliable men of affairs In Chicago. A. G. LANIO can refer with pride to a flue record as well as an honored name In this community. ROY O. WEST has never been known to undertako what he could not accomplish, nor fall to accomplish what ho has undertaken. JAMES C. DOOLEY active, energetic, enterprising nnd public-spirited, has mado n success of nU his undertakings, nnd Is ranked by common consent ninong our very best citizens. KICKHAM SCANLA.V Is honest, ablo aud upright In all rela tions of life. FRED L. WILK iwssesses nil of thoso solid und estlmn- bin qualities which make tho most use- ful citizen. ANDREW J. GRAHAM Is noted for his excellent business In a bead-on collision between a passen abilities and his faithful adherence to Eer traln ni,d height t'10 Denver and lllgll luealS Of duty, JAMES A. SACKLEY Is a man of acknowledged ability, good to N6W York 0l,y' wl,lcu uas nnerCil Judgment and common sense. Thaw's mother nnd sho has issued a statement accusing District Attorney IW I Jerome of persecution. JOHN F. SMULSKI , Michigan man has been sont to Is honorable and fair In nil his rela- Jail for stealing n 2-cent stamp. How tlons with his fellow cltlzet;, upright that man must bo despised lu Pitts as be Is capable and 0te:gatforward. burg I Sunday. A schooner wm wieckoil nml Qve or six men were lost off Long Island In a gale. W. L. Seelc.v, a former bank examiner of Ottawa, 111., was found dead In bis home at Seattle, Wnsli., Iielde the bodies of his murdered wife and daughter. New York City Is throwing awny ?20, 000.000 yearly because of short boars and easy bows la municipal employment, ac cording to a tatemeut nutdo to the board of estimate. President-elect Taft In an address to the negro Y. M. C. A. of Augusta, Ga., told bis hearers tlie race must work oat It. own problem and lie finds encouraging Ifns in their condition In Georgia. Monday. Gov. Deneen and other State officials of Illinois took tlio oath of oflicc In Springfield in a simple and Impressive ceremony. Tho Federal Supreme Court sustained the Texas decision fining tho Waters Pierce Oil Company $1,023,000 nnd oust ing It from the State. Luther Lafllu Mills, State's attorney of Cook county, III., from 1870 to 1884 and famous for his oratorical powers, died at his Chicago home of paralyls. President Roosevelt was grilled In both branches of Congress. Wllletf of Nov York was shut off by the House In tho midst of an abusive speech. Bailey made the attack. in tho Senate. In his messngo to tho Illinois Legisla ture Gov. Deueen urged prompt action on the deep waterway, enlargement of tho powers of the railroad aud warchouso commission and other reforms, nnd re viewed the progress mad. by tho Stat, under hi administration. Tuesday. Th. United States Sennte voted to In crease salary of the President to $100, 000, chief Justice to $15,000, aisoclnto Jus tices to jw.rwo. Oregon's Republican Legislature elected George E. Chamberlain, Democrat, United States Senator, carrying out the popular will expressed at the polls. A protocol for the settlement of nil dis putes between the United States and Venezuela practically was agreed upon nt Caracas and diplomatic relations will lo restored at once. In respon.e to urgent protest from Pres ident Roosevelt Gov. Gillott of Califor nia atiuonnced that the proposed nntl Japanese legislation will not be enacted by the Legislature of his State. Wednesday. Net earnings of Sears, Roebuck & Co. of Chicago hi six months ended Dec. Ill, 11)08, nro reported at $1,1K)1,4S(1. tho larg est tho company ever made. Twenty-six medals, $14,7W In cash, and pensions aggregating $."sJ." a month were uwnrded by the Carnegie hero fund com mission at Its annual meeting In Phila delphia. Senator Tillman In replying to reported criticism by W. II. Taft ald the President-elect by his talks Is hastening the conlllct between whites and blacl? aud declares tho South will never educate thu negio to rule It. . Sixty lives were lost when fire attacked tho crib of the southwest land and water tunnel In Lake Michigan oft' Chicago, Forty-seven men are known to hao been burned to death and a number of others were, drowned when they leaped Into tho Icy lake, Thursday, The Copeland hotel at Topekn, Kan., crowded with members o the Legislature and their families, burned. Injac Lam bert of Emporia lost his life. Vlco Admiral Rojestvensky, commander of tho Russian fleet which was practical ly annihilated by tho Japanese in tho bat tle of the Sea of Japan lu 1005, died in St. Petersburg. Friday. T. Jenkins Iliilns was found not guilty as a principal with his brother, Cnpt. Peter C. Halns, Jr., In the killing of William D. Annls. Twenty-five thousand hatmakers In Now England and tho North Atlantic States, wont out on strike when tho Asso ciated Hat Manufacturevs decided to dis continue using tho union label. President Roosevelt, vetoing a bill for construction of a private dam across a navlgablo river, Mid tho nation Is threat ened with a huso hydro-electric power monopoly that will provo more oppressive than tho oil combine. Saturday. The Miners' union at Butto defied court, and reiterated statement for which Gompcrs and others stood trial. Walter Wellman wrote that letters from homo havo caused Congressmen to Me tMat tnJ' ,mv0 nm,, a ml",nko i their war on tho President and tho lead ers have ordered a unit. Twenty-one persons were killed and thirty Injured, several probably mortally, I ",0 urauno near uu-iinuini njiiuiKa, wui, Harry K. xnaw nas necn grained a trial as to his sanity, but ho has been denied a jury hearing nnd tho case is to THREE SLAIN IN TUB. Former Illlnolunn, Wlfo nnd Daask ter Victim of Trnnedr. A triple tragedy of the previous Thurs day was discovered In Seattlo Sunday when W. L. Seeley, an attoruay and for mcr national bank examiner for Illinois und.r Comptroller of tho Currency Eckels, his wife, Mrs. Kato M. Seeley, a mem ber of the national society of th Daugh ters of tho American Rcvolulon, and his daughter, Miss Reno Seeley, a student at tho University of Washington, and a member of tho Delta Gtma Socloty, were found dead in a bathroom of their home in the fashionable Capital Hill district. Guy M. Smoker, affianced husband of Miss Seeley, was the one to discover the crimes. Tho victims had been dead stnee the previous Thursday. The women, each of whom was clad In a night robe, had been murder od by being struck on the head, evidently with a hammer. There was no mark of violence on Seeley. He is believed to havo been partially chloro formed and then drowned In tho bath tub. All three wcro kneeling at the side of the bath tub with their heads submerged In the water. A steamer trunk was on the bodies of Seeley and his wife. That Soeley killed his wife and daughter while Insane over financial worries and then committed sulcldo Is the theory of the coroner and the police. Ho was clothed in bis underwear, shoes nnd trousers. Ills nightgown, which wns blood stained, was found beneath a clean pillow In the room occupied by him and his wlfo. The pillow on which Mrs. Seeley had been sleeping was saturated with blood. Seeley went to Seattle less than two years ago from St. Joseph, Mo. Ho had lived there two years and had moved there from Ottawa, III., and had engaged in tho practice of law wherever ho had been for the last thirty years. Seeloy was tk years oi age, his wife about threo years Ids Junior and bis daughter 22 years of age. RICH KAN'S WIFE HAS $8.01. Awarded Allmonr Afler Showing Cask Was Borrowed. For the second time Louis Kingman, eon of the late Martin Kingman, million aire plow manufacturer, nnd defendant in a suit for separate maintenance brought by his wife, Mrs. Evolyn King man, has been ordered by Judge Green of the Circuit Court In Peoria to pay airs. Kingman temporary alimony and solici tor's fees. After the order had been re corded, Kingman's counsel appealed to the Appellate Court. Tho tomiwrary alimony was placed at $35 per week for board In addition to $25 for solicitor's feo. The hearing of tho separate malnteuance suit 1. still in progress. Tho petition of the complainant showed that although her husband had over $30,000 In cash and in vestments and an Interest In his father's estate, valued at $300,000, Mrs. Kingman possessed but $2.01 sho had borrowed. GIRL-MOTHER KILLS CHILD. Arrested tn Schoolroom, Sho Con (esses llnslnir Slain Unity. When Miss Mabel Waters, aged 18, teacher of a country school In Wcller township, became tho mother of a girl baby tho other day sho strangled tho child with a garter and locked tho life less body lu a suitcase. Six hours later sho walked to her school houso ns usual and began her regular duties. Lntcr she became 111 and a phyk-iiiu was called. (When it became known that a dead child was In her suitcase a coi oner's jury was empaneled nnd tho girl-mother told her story. Sho usumed all the blame, and the jury returned n verdict that she had strangled the child whllo temporarily In sane. Clyde Stlers of Galva Is under bonds, having been Implicated by the young woman, BAPTISTS OUST CONVICT-PASTOR. Council of MliiUlors lit Pontine Tnkos Action on llcv. Hurry Goodwin, A council of ministers of tho Baptist church of Illinois who met tho other day passed resolutions, which were unanimous ly ndoptod, deposing Rev. Harry Goodln, who abducted 15-yc.ir-old Blanche Edg iugton from her homo lu Pontine, his ar rest following In Chicago, aud who is now serving sentence In Jollet penitentiary, from the ministry and declaring his ordi nation credentials null aud void, PICTURE CAUSES ARREST, Woman Admit Identity Wliou Cap tured nt WnukoKun, Their Idontlty revealed through a pic ture In a Finnish newspaper, Mrs. Edna Johnson of Worcester nnd Frank Mokl were arrested In Wnukegan. They had eloped and nu advertisement with their pictures was noticed In a papor by people who notified tho police. Tho. woman ad mitted their Identity. Makl is said to have a family In Finland. Farmer 9ln-or Slurs Olllcer. B. M, Adduddell, n former Mayor, kill ed Night Marshal . T. Shipley of Flora after taking him to an unfrequented part of tho town by discharging a shotgun. WJien Shipley appeared to investigate tho shooting Adduddell sent a load of shot into Shlploy's neck, killing him almost In stantly. Tho slayer then went homo and was asleep when officers went to arrest him. Tho Gomezes seem to bo tho Smiths of tropical America. i.