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V"i' " V,' THE OHIOAGO EAGLE, SATURDAY, APRIL 3, 1909. THE BEEF TRUST HAS RAISED THE PRICE OF FOOD! t YC .ft CITY HALL ITEMS. e Nows of Municipal Administration Given Briefly and to the Point for Eagle Readers. 1 Mfil Inforaatiom, Inttrtftinf Factt and Fmonal QoMip Ttritly Told by Oat who Know CIIANOK IN OFFICK HOURS. Hours of work In the olllees of the city department of. Iltmncc Imvc boon reduced from eight to seven n day. A wook ngo the dork protested to Wnltcr II. Wilson, city comptroller, against Ills order fixing tholr hours from 8:.'!0 n. in. to 5:30 p. in. They will now Ik? ns In other city hnll other iiih! iih tin ordinances require, from ) n. in. to it p. m. Mayor llusse's nlllce force shows up between 8 nml N:.')0 n. m. on Account of his personal wishes. TO'KXAMINK FORESTERS. Nine applications hnrc been received by the Civil Service Commission for the position of city forester. The ex nmlnatlon Is to bo held Mondny In the board's examining rooms, 117 Market street. The position recently created will pay $2,000 a year. Tho city for ester will have siiervlslon of trees and shrubbery on nil city property and will rIvc advice about and superintend the trimming, planting and transplant lng of trees. JOHN II. OAVBRLT possesses In an eminent degree those merits and qualities which go to make up the true Chlcagoan. He la beat liked by those who know talm beat FRED L. WI1K la a man of the blgheat standing In tbe community; upright and Juat In all tbe affairs of life and Indefatigable In tbe performance of all tbe dutlea thereof. JOHN C. 8Pnt a roan of many excellent qualities, la brainy, reliable and alwnra ateadfaat to friends and to tbe Use of duty. . HARRY RUBBNA has an enviable record for absolute honesty In oil Ills business relations, active support and sympathy for all movements for the bet'terment of tbe city and his fellow-men and for all tbe qualities that go to make up tbe Ideal citizen. VIRGIL M. BRAND makes frtords and holds them by fair and hoix-able buslneaa methods and square de-'og wltb his fellow-cltlzens. JOHN C. FETZP.R has tbe experience and tho ability .to make n success of all bis undertakings. JOHN T. CONN'EPY through a busy and careful life has earned the respect aud good will of tbe entire community. I. N. POWELL has a high conception of tho dutlea of good citizenship and has always lived up to them. NICHOLAS MIOHRL8 baa the respect and good wishes of every one with whom he cornea In con tact TOM N. DONNELLY bolda an honored place amoug those who by great ability, industry and sound judgment contribute to the growth and upbuilding of Chicago. 1 ALEXANDER H. REV ELL Is as good und true a citizen aa ever i called Chicago bis home. Every duty of citizenship baa always been faith fully discharged by him. , PRANK O. LOWDEN Is a 'man of sound Judgment. He bas tbe knack of easily making warm friends, and having made a friend, retaining bla friendship. ARTHUR YY. FULTON has made thorough performance of duty, fulfillment of all agreements with bla fellow men In the .spirit and tbe letter and exact justice In all things tbe guiding principle os? hi auoceaaful career. ADAM ORT8EIFRN Is a roan whose well-auown ability and public spirit places blra In tbe front ranks of our most useful citizens. ADOLF BERGMAN is a public-spirited citizen who la aa popular aa be (s prosperous In bis busi ness pursuits. PETER FORTUNE baa a fine record for probity nml strictly honorable methods. He i- made himself respected In every walls In life which be baa been engaged. IRWIN, R- HAZEN la a sn of aterllng qualities of head, and 'heart; successful la all his under-, uklaas t MKKTIXU OF HOARD OK KDUCA. TION. The Hoard of Kditcittlon held their meeting Monday night ntid transacted n huge budget of business. Aside from an animated squabble ovor parlia mentary rules, ii charge that the spirit of the civil service regulations was being violated and tho exchange of n few sarcastic quips, peace reigned. An investigation of the charges of Inefficiency In teaching recently brought against the Jefferson high school by the North Central Associa tion of Colleges nnd'Tlecondury Schools, was ordered. President Schneider was to appoint an Investigating committee of Ave to-day. Resolutions suggested by the Whltla kidnaping case were passed, requiring that teachers and principals verify all requests to dismiss children from school during school hours. The board declared Itself In favor of rt bill now (lending before the state legislature, prohibiting saloons within 250 feet of school buildings. The auditor's report for the year, showing a cash surplus of $15,085, as against $&f,022 last year, was adopted. HON. B. A. ECKHART can refer with pride to a fine record as well aa an honored name In tola community. crniL r. jANDrs la a man who takes pride In Chicago and of whom Chicago la proud. EDWARD 11. PKTEllf boa gained success by force of charac ter, Industry, Integrity and ability. A. W. MILLER la progressive, enterprising and Indus trious. Sovb men are always sure to make a sue "ess In life. MAX EBERUAR1VT bas hosts of friends who admire blm for bla many merits and good quali ties. JOSEPH VHEURER Is a man In whose career1 Integrity and ability eJ band In band. PETER M. HOFFMAN Is ono of tbo men who would repre sent tbe people well nnywbere. GEORGE 11. SYVIPT knows how to make friends and to re tain them. He Is a man for whom all who know blm have tho highest re spect ' ANDREW J. GRARM prefers private to public life, but tbo public bas Its eyes on blm. JOHN H. HILL bas a splendid record for good citizen ship, personal Integrity and tlrst-class ability. HON. FRED W. UPBAU honest," upright and true-hearted, be makea frienda and wlna tbe esteem of all who become acquainted with him. HOSBA W. WBLin Is one of those men whose pledge Is tantamount to performance, and whom everybody likes and respects. ERNEST IIUMMKL a man of true worth and sterling In tegrity, Is justly regarded as one of Chicago's valued citizens. GEORGE W. JACKSON has a flawless record as a citizen and a typical Chlcagoan. AUSTIN J. DOYLE just and fair In all bis dealings, pos sesses tbo confidence and good will of all wbo know him. JAMBS A. 8ACKLKY bas well earned tbe good will of tbe community which he enjoys to such a large extent JOSEPH E. FLANAGAN Is regarded by everybody as a synonym for honor and Integrity. MARTIN J. BREEN Is pleasant and genial of manner, obliging and faithful to bis promises, and therefore popular and respected. E. R. BLISi Is a competent and thorough man of affairs. Whatever he does be does well and thoroughly, THOMAS N. 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Tlie nnltonnl nrcinlily of Hcrvln m ccptcd tlip I'rniiiK'liillun of Crown I'rliicn (iiuriro nml rcconlzi'd Alcxniulor ni liolr lo lh throne Atitlinu'llp i'oal opcriilurn rhvc llieir rMfconn for rcfiixliiR to recognise tlir Uni ted Mlu Worker, tlectnrlng the union as now cotiMlttitml In n peril. Hnnke luml of Creek Indian: were ln trrnched In the lillN near l'lerce. Okln., and Stntc toldlorn ami cltUen moved on them In a war of extermination. Society of New York ha turned to Iteno. Nov., n the Mecca for wonliMie dhorreen, it beliig the ennleiit place to no cure freedom ulnce Hloiu Tall turned the trade down. Haste In Maee of the tariff bill U urged by President Taft, but Speaker Csnnon (lmln hlmelf In on embarraKKliiK position because of the "Joker" In the l'jne ineaurp, and It l feared the pre ent uropoMl cannot vectire Ktiimort of ' th majority. Monday, flear Admiral Convcrxe, retired, died In WanliltiKioii. A Minoiirl po uliot down two ban dit In ,a KUn delit In a rorndeld, Dry won the nntl-aloon (llit at Springfield, Ohio, by umall plurality. Oklahoma Indian outlaw were beaten In a lively battle In which poce took right prisoner. Ilooth Ac Co. debt arc to be paid in full a a new 7,0()0,t)00 fUli concern nun been organlied in UKcato with V. C. Letts at Its head. Itumor that King I'eter of Kervla I preparing to nbdkate and leave Ilelgrade with his entire family reached London. Servla bowed to term fixed by power. Cablegram from the Aiore inland to Indon said an attempt on the life of former 1'renldrnt Itooxevelt wa made on board the steamer Hamburg, but the a nallant wa H-lzed and placed lit Iron. Tuesday. Chief Crazy Snake, badly wounded, .yielded to the Oklahoma militia. llerlin ha heard of the probability of divorce of llertha Kriipp, tlio $llH),tJO, QUO lielretiK, from Ilerr Ilalbach. I'awercwkl, ufferlng from "piano pln or' cramp," wild on lulling for Kii ropo be may never neturn, hut fear hi disability may be permanent. Illinois coal operntor threatened to clone their mine and throw 70,000 men out of ciiiploj incut If the nmvudnu'iit to the tbotflrerx' law In paHxed. Wednesday. The big military prison at Tort Leav enworth burned. Iron an. ytvel wage tut Indicated that die last Mngi of Industry' readjustment wits well under way, Kx-CongrcMuan William D. Owen wa lurched nt Augutn, tin., charged with u $l,rX),000 Mexican swindle. The official of the Field Museum In Chicago, with aid of tho War Depart ment, will Investigate the reported mur der of Dr. William Joue by head limit em In Luzon. Rev. William Mc.Mahon, pastor of St. Ilrldget' Ituinan Catholic Churc.i, Clcw hiiid, filed n petition in bankruptcy, with liabilities of Jfl.r.IM.HI, he having been Involu'd in the Klerun crash, Thursday, Wholesale and retail merchant and Importer of tbe country united to fight tbe Payne tariff bill provision relatiro to hosiery and glove. Five men were killed and a sixth wa injured probably fatally by a falling wall of tbe fire ruin of tho Swift & Co, but terlne plant In the Chicago stockyard. The woman Implicated In tho kidnaping of Wili'c Whltla has teen Identified a Anna McDcrmott of Chicago, said to he the daughter of a wealthy business man. Crown 1'rluce Gcorgo of Servla, oc cused of tbe murder of a nervant, re nounced hi right of succession to tho throne. Ill younger brother refused to accept. Friday. l'roof wa established that Mr. Huisell CtilbcrUon of Vlnccnncs, 1ml,, killed her self. The "ofllnlty" wlfo of Artist Uarle Micd for annulment of their marriage on ground of lunacy. Col, (loethnls expect to finish the Pan ama canal by JO If, saying no new prob lem are presented, Tho United State I protecting the open door In China against encroachment of Ittissia and Japan. Canada will oiler to build two battle snip of tho Dreadnought class as an aid to the llritisli imvy and for uso nt home. Major David S. Rose of Milwaukee and Dr. Samuel Dickie, president of Al bion College (Mich.), debated on prohibi tion before a great throng In Milwaukee. Saturday, Resignation of Prince llcorgo as heir to the Servian throne was accepted by the cabinet at Ilelgrade, The I'ullipplnes assembly adopted a memorial to Congress opposing the Payne tariff hill am, declaring it prejudicial to fu'.ure Independence, Illinois railroads Increased their pas senger revenue S3,070,S32 In tbe year 1008 under a S-cent a mile law, accord ing to tbe report of tbe State commission. BIG MILITARY IT.I30N BURNS. 800 of the Army's Convict! Rescued nt Tort Leavenworth. Tho mllltiiry prison tit Kurt luvcii worth. Kim., wiw ii it I ii I ly destroyed b.v fire nt iiildiiluht Wednesday night. The N'o prisoners nil were tnken from the iiiiiIii litillilliij: us hiioii lis the flro leueheil It uud Dime was Injured. The convicts were loullned In n sloekside under the guiiid of United Mutes troops. None of Miem, so 'far us Is known, succeeded In gaining Ills liberty during the transfer to tho stoiknde. At 2 o'clock some of the cell houses h:iil cooled stilllclcntly to ulloyv hilf of the prisoners to return. Thy others will be taken to the Federal prison, two miles iiwny, nt daylight. Two of the Federal soldiers who were fighting the fire were Injured. The ptoperty loss on the building Is esti mated nt $'JOO,000. The fire was first discovered nt 10 o'clock In tho tnllor shop. It soon spread to the shoe shop und the black smith establishment. Luck of water pressure prevented nil 1iom of savliur even the miilii building, mid It was de cided to move the Inmates. Long before this, however, tho convicts hiul seen tho Humes mid, fearing they would bo bullied to death, they battered on tho burs of their cells mid ' scrcnincd In terror. As soon ns several companies of sol diers, Including cavalrymen, hud gotten under nrms, u strong cordon wn thrown about the prison nml tho deliv ery of the prisoners begnii. Tho sick were removed first, placed In ambu lances, ami Liken to the Fort Lciiven worlh hospital under guard of cavalry. The records were removed from tho administration building. If everything had not been done In perfect order liven doubtless would have licen lost. As It was, strict military discipline prevailed. PIANIST'S CAREER ENDS. "Player's Cramp" Stops Paderewskl for Years and Perhaps Forever. Igimcc Jan Paderewskl, the nmglclair of the piano, may never charm again In America, iiosslbly never again any where. He will devote the principal part of lire remaining to him to com position. If his fears provo true. The reason for this resolve, the fa mous pianist virtually admitted, was "piano player's cramp," the Insidious, civeplnjj malady that often follows years of brilliant ami neivc-woarliig ex ecution on the keylsiard, blighting the career of an artist before IiIh time. When Padeiewskl, who was accompa nied by his wife, sailed from New York on thu Knlser Wllhelm der fl rosso Tuesday, he held his left hand In the right as If It needed tho most tender nursing, lie seemed apprehensive that Ills rheumatism might be permanent. "I may never return lo America," said tbe great Polish artist somewhat sadly. "I still have pains shooting pains In my left arm and hand. 1 have them now." SLAY V. S. SCIENTIST. Dr. William .lours is Victim of IIoiikoU In Philippine. Troop lime hem ordered nut to Inves tigate tho murder of Dr. William .Tones I ui uicugu, u nnieu ciunoiogiHl or Hie ncKi .Museum, unn wa hilled liy Mivage head hunters In tho mountainous district of the Island of Luzon, P. I, A force of Philippine constabulary, under Ameri can officers, tins been sent to the spot to leemer f9 body and learn, If possible, what tribe killed the sclentUt, The scene of the murder Is the town of Dumo halo, at the headquarters of the Cngnyau River In Isabella Province, In the ex. t renin north of the Island. Dr. Jones hud been in Luzon two year stiidyiui: the customs and religions of the wild tribes for the Field Museum of Chicago. He had been living .or several months among the Ilongot, a friendly tribe, but planned to leave them to Investigate an other trlbo of head hunters in the moun tains. It I believed he was killed while making this Journey. PRIEST BIO BANKRUPT, I.lnlitllllr of ft, MM, 140 grheduleit liy Hev. W. MvMnhnn. Rev. William Mc.dnhon, pastor of St. Ilrldget' Roman Catholic Church, Cleve land, and editor of (he Cnthollu, Universe, filed n voluntary petition In bankruptcy In the United States Court there Wed nesday, In tho petition his totnl liabili ties are stated to bo $1,r!l,Ul.lll, with assets aggregating $7.'i,L,ii,ti8, of which ?71,.'100 Is real estate. The secured claims amount to Sllltl.lll'.'i.?.'!: unsecured clnlnw $.T7!,S07.(H, and commercial paper, ffltB, 018. Father McMnhon was n director of tho FJdellty Funding Company of New York, founded by P. J, Kleran and which now Is in tho hands of receivers. Thus It camo about that his name was signed to uiauy of tho papers lamed by the com pany, and for whkh he now H held liable. Mary Garden says thcro Is no mor ality in clothes. And very llttlo econo my, alio might have, added. V I y. '& , JnttdJJk ' &Ult, '