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-tm N f " i "1 - i CITY HALL JOTTINGS News of Municipal Administration Given Briefly and to the Point for Eagle Readers. Useful Information, Interesting Facts and Personal Gossip Tersely Told by One Who Knows. TRACTION QUANT 18 DISCUSSED. Before a subcommittee of tho local transportation committee, consisting of Aldermen Dunn, Zimmcr and Rein berg, the subject of rehabilitation nnd reorganization of tho Chicago Consoli dated Traction Company and Its olght constituent concerns was discussed. Present nt tho meeting also were Charles G. Dawes, Roy O. West, Wal ter L. Fisher and Gcorgo Weston, and Colonel E. R. Bliss. Tho reorganization commlttco was requested to supply tho council com mittee with a schedule showing the length and tho tangible value of tho existing franchises. Mr. Dawes reported that tho organ ization committee had not completed a definite working plan, but was nego tiating with the Chicago Railways Company for an operating agreement. CHANCE IN CITY ACCOUNTING. , Separation of the city's expenditures into 1,285 accounts will be begun shortly by City Treasurer Powell, Comptroller Wilson and department heads. This follows tho decision to inaugurate tho system of H. B. Sands, tho New York export. JAMES C. DOOLEY is a man of sterling qualities of head nnd heart ; successful In all bis under takings GEORGE W. JACKSON 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. JOHN W. HILL has an enviable record for absolute honesty in all his business relations, active support aud sympathy for all movements for the betterment of tho city and his fellow-men nnd for all the qualities that go to make up the Ideal citizen. THOMAS N. JAMIRSrtN has never been known to undertake what he could not accomplish, nor fall to accomplish what he has undertaken. A. It. MARRIOTT active, energetic, enterprising and public-spirited, has made a success of aV bis undertakings, and Is ranked by common consent among our very best citizens. CHARLES H. WACKER has earned the high regard of his fel low citizens as a man loyal to friends and faithful to principle. ' BENJAMIN F. RICHOLSON Is a Chlcngoan in the truest sense of the word. Progressive, public-spirited and active, be possesses the best at tributes ot true citizenship. CLAYTON B. CRAFTS Is a citizen of excellent standing and faultless record. ROY O. WEST baa a high conception of the duties of good citizenship and has always lived up to them. ANDREW J. GRAHAM Just and fair In all his dealings, pos sesses tho confldence nnd good will of all who know bias. HON. B. A. ECKHART Is liked most by those who know him best. All who hnvo hnd business re lations with blm nre united In benrlng testimony to this fnct. VIRGIL M. BRAND bns proven by his successful career that brains, experience and Integrity form an Irresistible combination In any line of business. CLYDE A. MORRISON In nil relations of life never deviates from those principles of straightfor wardness and Integrity which have wn Mm golden toions everywhere. TOM N. DONNELLY Is noted for bis excellent business abilities nnd bis fofthful adherence to nign luenis ot oury. HOBDA W. WELIU enjoys n widespread and well-earned popularity. FRANK O. LOWDRN In all walks of life tons been stead fast to the old adage, and proved Its .truth: "Honesty Is tbe best policy." COL. W. H. BALDWIN has the deserved reputation of being one of tbe most capable and reliable men of affairs In Chicago. FJRANCI8 STUYVEBANT PEA BODY can count bis personal friends by the hundred, a fact due to his many estl able cbsraeterlstics and his uasfcsaf tag, ttaa tewBtrssasat. rj.jn.lniA ,.1'.-'. f. . i 'WIJi.i.i, H'llJ CENSUS CHIEF ASKS SCHOOL AID. Prof. Wlllnrd E. Hotchklss, super visor of the census for the Chicago district, left on Tuesday for Washing ton to attend n conference of tho su pervisors of census of largo cities. Mr. Hotchklss1 on Monday conferred with Superintendent ot Schools Ella Flagg Young regarding having tho census discussed In the schools. It Is Air. Hotchklss' Idea that If children in foreign districts arc told about tho census thoy will repent what they hava heard to their parents nt their homes and thus eliminate tho feeling ot dis trust which usually is exhibited when cehsus enumerators visit such families. PLINY B. SMITH bns the highest Ideals of honorable citizenship nnd Is true to them. There Is no rnan In Chicago who stands algu er in public esteem. FRfcJD A. BUSPB a man of true worth and sterling In tegrity, Is Justly regarded as one of Chicago's valued citizens. ADAM ORTSEIFKN bns n splendid record for good citizen ship, personal Integrity and first-class ability. ARTHUR W. FULTON bns earned by an honest, upright life, the good will and respect of tho en tire community. HARRY R. GIBBONS has a flawless record as a citizen and a typical Chlcngoan. FRED W. BLOCKI has the exporleuoe and the ability ro make a success of all bis undertakings. JOHN S. COOPER stands well In the .community as an upright and public-spirited citizen. Ills success in life Is due to bis ster ling qualities of head and heart i JAMES 8; HOPKINS through n bus and careful life has earned the respect nnd good will of the entire community. GEORGE A. BLKTTNER is one of those men whose pledge is tantamount to performance, and whom everybody likes and respects. A. S. HIDDARP Is modest nnd unassuming, but the peo plo appreciate him Just the same. JOHN O. SPRY enjoys the esteem and respect or all who admire the highest qualities of good citizenship, which In blm are fully exemplified. JOHN .EJTOWBNI la honest, able and upright In all rela tions of life. WILLIAM A. DOYLE bns built up a reputation In this city of which any man might well feel proud. B. It. BUS ( Is a man of the highest standing In the community; upright and Just in nil the affairs of life and Indefatigable In the performance of all tho duties thereof. JAMES PEASE possesses In an eminent degree those merits and qualities which go to make up tho true Cblcagoan. He Is best liked by those wbo know him best ALBERT J. HOPKINS, Is a man of acknowledged ability, good Judgmeut and common sense. FRED L. WILK Is n man of sound Judgment, strength of purpose and grent activity. He bos never failed In the performance ot his duties In llfo or tho accomplishment of bla undertakings. HANS LUCHOW Is a mas who invariably wins and re tain the confldence and liking ot all who nave dealings with bun. EDWARD HINES enjoys a widespread and well-earned nodularity. ARBA N. WATERMAN can refer with pride to a fine record as well as an honored name In this community. , COOPER LYON Is honorable and fair In all bis rela tions with bis fellow cltlstaa, upright as "be Is capable and sAratgatforward, PET urROITMAN deserves In an eminent degree that larf share ot popularity and pofailt aniiMiUnos wBleU u nndsnlaal his.- vV, . . J.,', -".,. . ' T it . VSJf-'''.., t , 'V.V.:' 'rV Tf.'f "?. THE CHICAGO EAGLE, 8ATURPA, JANUARY 22, 1010. EDWARD OSGOOD BROWN, Able and Highly Esteemed Lawyer and Former Jurist, Boomed by His Big Army of Friends for Judge of the 8uperlor Court. CHARLES E. ZOLLARS Is n man who takes pride In Chicago and of whom Chicago Is proud. JOSEPH A. O'DONKKLt. has ever been faithful to friends and loyal to principle, a fact which ac counts for his grent popularity and the host of friends who swear by him. nENRY SHERMAN BOUTCLL Is a mnn of sound Judgment. Ho hns the knack of easily making wnrm friends, nnd hnvlng made a friend, retaining bis friendship. JOHN R. CAVERLY Is n public-spirited citizen wbo Is ns popular ns he (s prosperous In bis busi ness pursuits. EDWARD H. PETERS , a mnn of many excellent qualities. Is brainy, reliable and nlwrvs steadfast to friends and to tho line of duty. ALBERT II. PUTNRT is a typical Cblcagoan, energetic, plucky, and Invariably successful In every walk of life. H. W. MAHAN holds an honored place nmong those wbo by great ability, Industry and sound Judgment contribute to the growth nnd upbuilding of Chicago. EDWARD TILDKN Is as good nnd true n citizen ns ever called Chicago bis home. Every duty of citizenship hns always been faith fully discharged by him. RUDOLPH BRAND has gained success by force of charac ter, Industry, Integrity and ability. WILLIAM H. WEBER Is enterprising and progressive, ns well ns cnpnble nnd cnretul ih the con duct of all affairs entrusted to him, hence bis Invariable success. JOSEPH THEURER knows how to make friends and to re tain them. He Is a man for whom all who know him hnvo tho highest re spect. ADAMS A. GOODRICH is regarded by everybody as a synonym for honor nnd Integrity. JOSEPH E. FLANAGAN holds a foremost place In the front rnnks of the best citizens In tbls com munity. JOHN F. SMULSKI bns tbe respect nnd "good wishes of every one with whom ho comes In con tact SIDNEY M'CLOUD makes friends and holds them by fnir aud honorable business methods and square de;Qg with his fellow-cltlzens. A. W. MILLER possesses nil ot thoso solid und estlmn bio qualities which mnko tho most use ful citizen. CYRUS A. POTTS Is liked by all who are acquainted with his many excellent traits ot char acter. CHARLES J. VOPICKA Is a man of untarnished reputation nnd ot commanding ability In the conduct of bis affairs. I. "NTOWELI can always be relied upon to bo loyal to friends, true to principle and faith ful to bis word, hence his friends and admirers are legion. 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AUSTIN X DOXZil maintains In all affairs or public nnd private life the highest Ideals of hon orable manhood. NICHOLAS MICHtlLS is a mnn of good attainments and ex cellent qualities nd therefore yipu ni as well as mircessrul. JOHN T. CONNER! hns well earned the good will of tho community whlchne enjoys -to such a largo extent. WILLIAM LEGNER Is a capable man of affairs, honorable In his dealings, nnd assiduous In at tention to his prosperous business. WILLIAM H LYMAN. bns hosts of friends who admire him for his many merits and good quali ties. WILLIAM KULACEK aas a high conception of the duties of citizenship nnd lives up to it. Ho Is n man whom to know Is to respect ERNEST HUMMEL has made thorough performance of duty, fulfillment of all agreements with his fellow men In the spirit and the letter and exnet Justice In all things the guiding principles ot bid successful career. MAX EBBRHARDT has made It a rule through life to ac cord fair play ns well as to demand It In all things. 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JUDGE THEODORE BRF.NTANO an won tin1 high reputation which he enjoys by bnid work and honorable methods. PHILIP R. BRAND Is a man In whose career Integrity and ability go band In hand. JOHN C. FETJ5RR Ih a useful citizen faithful to duty and deserving of the good will of all. THEODORE OEHNE iiintces friends wherever he goes and for whatever causo he espouses. KICKHAM BCANLAN is a man whom to know is to respect do hns an honored nnme In the busi ness world. JOHN J. BRADLEY Is progressive, enterprising and indus trious. Such men are always sure to make a siu"ess In life. ALBERT N. ROSBNEGK Is a man .of keen discernment.; prompt of action, nnd persistent as well as honorable In method; Is Invariably suc cessful. MARTIN J. BREKN never falters when once his mind Is made up as to the right and the wrong of u question. Ho is always on the right side, regardless of all other con siderations or consequences. ALEXANDHK H. REVBLL Is a typical citizen of Chicago, pro ijresslvo and energetic. He Is deserv edly successful lu nil his undertakings. NEWS OFJHE 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. Sunday. Government Irrigation work peoples tho former scml-nrld desert region and makes wealth for settlers. Congressman Lundln has begun a nation wltlo campaign In. behalf of an old ago pension system In the United States. Lieut. Gov. White of New York Is said to bo Involved In nn Insurance Rcandal In which tho grand Jury may bo asked to act. Monday. D. Ogden Mills' will contains be quests or $000,000 to art and charity. John D. Hcs3 pleaded guilty to tho chnrgo of embezzling Hinsdale (HI.) funds. Senor Nabuco,, Brazilian ambassador to Washington, died suddenly of ar terlo-sclerosls. The Supremo Court held Kansas act relating to charter fee to be paid by corporations Is Invalid. British elections showed that the Liberals will continue In power; John Burns was re-elected with flying col ors. Tho uprising against tho high prices of food gained force In Missouri, Iowa and Ohio. The Cloveland "meat strlko" spreads. John It. Walsh's attorneys present ed a petition for a now trial, following tho United States Supremo Court's de nial for writ of certiorari. Tuesday. Tho wife of IUchard Harding Davis hns engaged counsel to malta settle ment. A fraud In undervaluing nutos was unearthed In tho New York custom houge. John Fnrson, Chicago broker, is dead as a result of tho atack of heart disease which seized him Saturday. The Governors organized In Wash ington and were told by Taft that both he and they need more power. The executors ot the estates of Gcorgo Smith and "Silent" Smith aro charged with big tax frauds in New York. President Lewis nt tho miners' con vention ruled his rivals out of order and drowned a storm of protests with the gavel. A bill In the Canadian House pro vides for heavy reductions In cable nnd wireless rntcs by putting a com mission In control. John It. Walsh, convicted Chicago banker, started to tho government prison at Leavenworth, tho courts hnv lng denied his last plea. Wednesday. Four panic stricken girls leaped to death In a lire In Philadelphia. Missouri University coeds will learn the caro of Infants by practicing with a real baby boy. The Governors, angry at tho treat ment received In Washington, decided to meet somewhere elso. A pool In Hocking stock collapsed; Keeno lost heavily and two New York llrnis failed for 18,000,000. Paulhan, tho Frenchman, broke tho world's record In carrying passengers cross country In nu'neroplano at Los Angeles. Chicago and Western Indiana Hall road Company claimed to have been swindled out of $So0,000 by "kiting" realty prices. John R. Walsh was registered ui convict No. C801 nt Fort Leavenworth prison and surprised by his show of cheerfulness. Thursday. Gilford Plnchot issued a statement charging treachery In Congress to conservation Ideals. Following the death ot Thomas 11. Bwope and his nophow, Chrlsman $wope, and tho sudden Illness ot all tho olght heirs, nttornoys for tho Kan sas City mllllonalro'8 estato chargo a plot to kill tho whole family with ty phoid bacteria. Friday. Five nioro Pittsburg bankers and politicians were urrebted lu fraud cases. Secretary Helko of tho sugar trust was Indicted lu New York on a chargo ot conspiracy to dofrnud the cimoms. Record-breaking commerce for 1910 wns forecast by hundreds of corre spondents throughout the West and South. Saturday. A suffragottos' Invasion of tho pub lic schools was stopped by tho New York Board ot Education with radical action. Tho Canadian authorities at Edmon ton recovored the 10-year-old son of a Russian baron wbo was kidnaped two years ago. An eighty-foot wave struck the Itnor Lusltanla, wrecked tho pilot house and Injured the quartermastor; the ship halted In mldocean for repairs. Attorneys for the Swope estate In Kansas City reported the finding of poison In the stomach ot Chrlsman Bwope and said that an arrest Is near UNDERGROUND TOILERS. tlciicrti 1)ro I.mtN lu Aivrt Mia lllmmtprn. Tho State Mlno Commission recom mends in Its report, which Governor Deneen transmitted to tho State Legls loture, that thu state pass laws to make a repetition of the Cherry mlno disaster Impossible. State lescuc sta tions and the equipment ot mines with flrc-flghting apparatuses nre strongly urged. Tho rescue stations, according to a bill which tho Governor recom mends for passage, should be estab lished In Important mining centers nt state expenso and mnnned by cxpcits. A third bill provides for the establish ment of state Institutes for the tech nical education of miners in relief and reseuo work nnd In measures to pre vent tho outbreak of fires In mines, ns well as measures to extinguish them. Co-operation with tho mlno rescue work of the national govern ment Is urged. Tho commission says tho comparatively low price of coal at the mines makes it Impossible to uso tho extensive European precautions against accidents. This part of tho report says: Thu task of the commission has been rendered more dllllcult by the fact that tho price of coal at the mines In this State, and In the country generally, Is less than linlf what It Is In other coun tries, with which our mining conditions and mine fntnlltlrs arc often compared, and In many cases the price Is actually less than the cost of production. Homo of the practices of other countries In behalf if safer nnd loss wasteful min ing aro and wilt doubtless remain im possible of attainment In Illinois so long ns this unnatural nnd unreasona ble depression In tho prlco of coal at tho mines Is maintained. Tho bills for safeguards are summed up as follows; Tho first of these bills provides for a water supply nt tho bottom of both tho hoisting and escapement shafts and for 300 feet In all directions therefrom, with standard hoso nnd connections that will bo uniform in all tho mines of tho State; for llreprooflng, hose con nections and an automatic sprinkler system at centrally located stables In mines; for tho convenient distribution throughout tho mines of portable lire fighting equipment, and for a system ot telephone and electric danger slgnnls. Tho second of tho bills provides spo clal facilities nt each of thrco stations to bo established by tho Stato for train ing miners in flro-llghtlng methods and In tho uso ot special equlpmont for lighting mlno llrcs. Governor Deneen concurs in the rec ommendations ot tho commission and asks that tho bills bo passed. NIP NEGRO LYNCHING XN BUS. Prompt Action by Clov. Deneen 1'rob bly Snvea I.Ives of Three Men. A mob ot .100 men, bent on lynching three negroes who Saturday night murdered Allen Clark, a rural mall carrier, on a train between Vienna and Burnsldo, was frustrated in its attempt by tho prompt action ot Gov ernor Deneen. Sheriff John P. Mathls, who had the men In custody In tho city Jnll, learned ot tho gathering of tho mob at Eldorado and Harrlsburg, and Immediately wired tho Governor for assistance The Governor at onco ordered Captains Satterfleld of Mount Vernon, Cody of Paris and Swain ot Danville, with their respective coin panics of tho Fourth Infantry, Illinois National Guard, to report to Sheriff Mathls for duty. All Instructions from tho Governor woro marked "at once." Tho three negroes, Hosea Tnhorn, Harry Tnhorn and Aloxander Jenkins, aro alleged to have boon drinking with Clark on Friday and Saturday In tho vicinity ot Burnsldo and that a quar rel arose on tho trnln to Vienna over n trivial matter. Tho negroes nre snld to havo assaulted Clark nnd In tho melee which followed the whlto man was shot. JOHN B. HESS INDICTED. Chttsirril villi HutliiK i:mlieIi-il .Neiirly I O.OOO. Seven truo bills alleging tho em bezzlement of nearly $10,000 were re turned tho other day against John B. Hess, .formor vlllago collector of Hins dale, by tho Dupago county grand Jury nt Wheaton. Tho largest single amount alleged to have been stolen by tho former vlllago collector from tho pub lic funds ot Hlnsdalo was $2,500. This amount, tho Indictment charges, wan paid to Hess by Georgo E. ltoblns ot Chicago In full payment of n special assessment levied for public improve ments in Hlnsdalo. Other Indictments chargo Hess with taking $1,300 col lected from Oliver Staugh; $200 paid by Charles A. Brown, a Chicago attor ney, residing In Hinsdale; $300 col lected from John Bohlander of Hlns dalo. The other amounts specifically named In tho indictments range from $50 to large amounts. Ico lloea 7n,00 Daiuuire, A heavy Ico gorge in the Wabash rlvor broke loose unexpectedly tke other day, causing a proporty loss around Mount Carmel estimated at $75,000 and sweeping away two steam ferryboats while their crews were asleep.