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-t flc 9Wvrr'T-www?p',,'', V Hf t f 4i 4 '.' i i f BEAT in HALL TJews of Municipal Administration Given Briefly and to the Point lor Eagle Readers. Useful Information, Interesting Facts and Personal Gossip Tersely Told by One Who Knows. PUBLICITY DEPARTMENT UNDER CONSIDERATION. The city council Judiciary committee Monday appointed a committee of one to confer with Assistant Corporation Counsel Hays and take up the city ad ministration's objections to the ordi nance recently passed creating a bureau of Information and publicity. The ordinance at the meeting of the council a week ago was referred to tho Judiciary committee at the request of Mayor Busse. Alderman Dover, chairman of the Judiciary committee, In calling tho matter to the commit tee's attention, said that one of the objections to the ordinance was that under It seml-prlvate documents of the police and law departments could be dragged into the lime light by the com mlsslonor of the new department it he desired. . ' ALDERMAN PRINaLB'ON THE RIGHT TRACK. Aid. William J. Prlngle of the Third "Ward introduced an order Monday night requesting the corporation coun sel to draw up either a bill to be In troduced In the legislature or an or dinance to regulate, tax, and prohibit the practice of loaning money as con ducted by those known as "loan sharks." He also Introduced an amend ment to the code relative to the dls ., trlbutlon of pamphlets and advertis ing gambling devices, JOSEPH A. O'DONNHLL has ever been faithful to friends and loyal to principle, a fact which ac counts for his great popularity and the host of friends who swear by him. JOHN V. CLARKE la a competent and thorough man of affairs. Whatever he does be does well and thoroughly. JOSEPH B. FLANAGAN holds a foremost olace In the front ranks of the best cltlteas In this com munlty. HARRY R. GIBBONS baa a flawless record as a cltlsen sad typical Chlcagoan. MAX EBBRHARDT has made It a rule through life to ac cord fair play as well as to demand It In all things. Everybody who knows him ttusts as well as likes him. PLINY B. SMITH has the highest Ideals of honorable cltlsensblp and Is true to them. There Is no man In Chicago who stands 'High er in public esteem. , , . ALBERT H. PUTNirr is a typical Chlcagoan, eaergetlc, plucky, and s Invariably successful In every walk of life. JAMES PEASE possesses In an eminent degree those merits and qualities which go to make up the true Chlcagoan. He Is best liked by those who know him best JOHN F. 8MUL8KI bas the respect and good wishes of every one with whom be comes In con tact JOHN P. HOPKINS Is a man whose well-mown ability and public spirit places blm In the front ranks of our most useful cltlsens. VIRGIL M. BRAND bos proven by bis successful career that brains, experience and Integrity form an Irresistible combination in any line of business. ANDRBWT GRAHAM just and fair In all bis dealings, pos sesses the confidence and good will of all who know bias. FRED A. BUBRB a man of true worth, and sterling In tegrity, Is Justly regarded as one of Chicago's valued cltlsen HOBBA W. WILIS enjoys a widespread and well-earned popularity. r ALBERT J. HOPKINS. , la a man ot acknowledged ability, good Judgment and cosasaoa sense. JOHNlrVHlLL baa 'an enviable' reoord' for. absolute honesty la ill bla buslneas relations, active support aad syaapatay for all movsnents forth. ;btfbweat of ht city and ala fellow-men aad for all the qualities tail go w auuw ap hnwim oi fv T. -r ','J' ,V THE DRYS JOTTINGS ARNOLD WILL BE SUBWAY EN OINEBR. Blon J. Arnold has been appointed subway engineer by Mayor Busse, and, It was announced Monday evening, will begin at once tho preparation of plans for use by the city. The announce ment of his appointment was made by Alderman Foreman, chairman of the Local Transportation Committee, fol lowing the adjournment of the coun cil. "Mayor Busse has appointed Blon J. Arnold subway engineer," Alderman Foreman said. "What' will be his salary?" was asked. "That has not yet been discussed," Alderman Foreman said. "Provision for It, though, was made in -the bud get." JOHN B. COOPER stands well In the community as an upright and public-spirited cltlsen. His success In life is due to his ster ling qualities of head and heart CHARLES H. WAOKER has earned the high regard of his fel low cltlsens as a man loyal to friends and faithful to principle. I. N. POWELL can always be relied upon to be loyal to friends, true to principle and faith ful to his word, hence his friends and admirers are legloa. ALEXANDER H. BEVBLL la a typical citizen of Chicago, pro gressive and energetic. He Is deserv edly successful in all bta undertakings. TOM N. DONNELLY la noted for his excellent business abilities and his faithful adherence to high Ideals of duty. A. R. 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. , i . WILLIAM KULACEK has a high 'conception of the duties of citizenship and lives up to It He Is a tnau whom to kiunr Is to respect W. J. WELBASKY besides being a model cltlsen, takes a good man's part In every movement for the benefit of .tba.clfy. A. fcWHBBARn Is modest and unassuming, but the peo ple appreciate him Just the same. The Commercial National Bank of CHICAGO Statement of Condition at tho Clone of HviIiim Monday January ill, 1910. RBHOVRCBB. Time loans ...140,572,019.93 Demund loans. 0,079,810.31 f,.01,BJU,f Overdraft 1.820.75 Ileal estate U. 8. bond ut par Other bonds Stock Commercial Nat'l Sato 44,094:36 3,765,000,00 4,866,223.98 1,597,300.00 Deposit Co. (bank building) Due from U. 8. Treasurer ..$ 672,250.00 Exchange for Clour InK Houbo 1,882,640.81 Duo from bunkH 9,209,235.10 Gusli 12,720,902.98 24,451,028.89 Total 81,97S,106.22 LIABILITIES, Capital stock paid In $ 7,000,000.00 Kurnlus fund , 2,200,000.00 Undivided profits 1,318,160.53 Circulating notes 3,515,000,00 Deposits 07,944,945,69 Total 181,978,106.22 OFFICERS. Edward 8. Lacey. .Chairman of tho nonrd OeorRO K. Itobcrts President nalnh Vnn Vecliten Vlce-I'rcs't John O. Craft ...Vlce-Pres't w, T. Bruckner , . , . . .vice-i'reat David Vernon , .Vlce-Pres't Itobert M. Wolls Vlce-Pres't Nathaniel It. Loscli Cashier Frank P. Judson Secretary George 11. Smith. Asst, Cashier Harvey C. Vernon. Asst. Cashier H. JSrsklne Smith Asst. Cashier Charles C. Wlllson Asst. Cashier Ralph C. Wilson Asst. Cashier Edward M. Lacey Asst. Cashier dibbotors. William J. Chalmers Mlcluw! Cudahy Robert T. Lincoln Daniel H. Burnham B. H. Gary Jllchard O, Lake Darius Mllltr Charles H. Weaver Joseph T. Talbert Charles T. Boynton William V. Kettey Franels A. Hardy Robert H. McBlwee James w. Stevens Alexander V. Bonks Herbert F. Perkins Howard P, nussell Ralph Van Vechtea -Alfred Cowles ,John O, Craft SsMmMaoVeagh . ffirs A Roberta . SEltooS" Wilson Idward'i. Lacey. ' vtasrWISSsV WekaUSieai AtaMfV rarafa Petwstt VsaWs tavCoa- "rfr. r tr.t THE OHIOAGO EAGLE, 8ATURDAY FEBRUARY 12 1910. ARTHUR W. FULTON has earned by nn honest, upright life, the good will and respect of the en tire community. GEORGE W. JACKSON never neglected an opportunity to do good for bis fellow cltlsen, and In the course of his career bas made thou sands of loyal Mends. BENJAMIN F. RI0HOL8ON Is a Chlcagoan In the truest sense of the word. Progressive, public-spirited and active, he possesses the best at tributes of true cltlsensblp. , CHARLES D. PAVLICBK Is a man who takes pride In Chicago and of whom Chicago la proud. ) GEORGE B. SWIFT has always put truth, honor and jus tice before expediency; hence the es teem with which ho Is looked upon by all who know him. ERNEST HUMMKL has made thorough performance of duty, fulfillment of all agreements with his 'fellow men In the spirit and the letter and exact Justice la all things the guiding principles at his successful career., THOMAS W7 GILMQRB has a splondld record for good cltlsen sblp, personal integrity and first-class ability. HON. FRED W. UPHAU Is pleasant and genial of manner, obliging and faltbful to bis promises, snd therefore popular and respected. ALBERT G. WHEELER Is a man of the highest standing In the community; upright and Just la all the affairs of life and Indefatigable In the performance of all the duties thereof. THE NATIONAL BANK or THE REPUBLIC or chic'ago Statement of Condition at Close at Business January at, 1010, msHouncBH. Loans .'. .117,340,052.57 United States bonds 1,703,023,27 Ileal estate 2.1,370.80 Cash and exchange 10,949,714.85 Total 130,079,707.49 LIABILITIES. Capital stock paid In f 2,000,000.00 Surplus and pioIUh, net.... 1,173,201.92 Reserved for taxes 35,000.00 Currency In circulation..,. 1,723,000.00 Hand account 042.000.00 Deposits 24,500,505.57 Total $30,079,707.49 OFFicens. John A. Lynch, President. It. M. McKlnney, Cashier. Thos. Jansen, Assistant Cashier. W. B. Lavlnia, Assistant Cashier. W. T. Fenton, Vice President. O. II. Swan, Assistant Cashier. James M. Hurst. Assistant Cashier. W. K. Hurley, Assistant Cashier. BOAMD OF DIRECTORS. John A. Lynch... President Charles H. Conover, Vice President. . Hlbbard, Spencer. Bartlett ft Co. Charles It. Crane, Vice President Crane Co. John V. Farwell Of John V. Fttrwell Co. J. B. Qreenhut Capitalist, Peoria H. W. Helnrlchs Vice President M. D. Wells Co. Bollln A..Keyef..; .. President Franklin MacVeash. Co. Robert Mather. .Chairman Westlnghouse Blectrlo and Manufacturing Co. John n.-Morron President Peter Cooper's Glue Factory Henry Bltgel , '- v w 4v. ( President Simpson-Crawford Co., N.Y. B. B. Btrons...;., , . . . . . .CaplUllst Louis F. Sw&t.k . ,.i President Swift Co. Frank B. Ypael. .' i i,- '", faafaa. v ',V)s riesMsat AND THE WATER , .A ' i.l ti' Li --t l -X-. i LannnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnVP BSBSBSBSBSBSBSBSBSBSa SSSBSBSBSBSBSBSBSBSBSBSBSBSBSBSBSBSBSBSBSSV tJBSBSBSBSBSBSBSBSBSSSSB RIOHARD E. BURKE, Probable Democratic Candidate for Alderman Thirteenth Ward. PHILIP R. BRAND Is a man In whose career Integrity and ability go band la band. PETER U. HOFFMAN deserves In an eminent degree that large share of popularity and public confidence which Is undeniably bis. JOHN P. VMALLEY In all walks of life has been stead fast to the old adage, and proved Its truth: "Honesty la the best policy." HOMER E. TINSMAN bas always been known as a man of bis word. JOSEPH rasuRBR knows bow to make friends and to re tain them. He Is a man for whom all who know him have the highest re spect ' ,, C. F. WIEHE can refer with pride to a One record as well as an honored name In this community. CYRUS A. POTTS Is liked by all who are acquainted with bis many excellent traits of char acter. , . EDWARD TILDRN Is as good and true a citizen as ever called Chicago his borne. Every duty of citizenship bas always been faith fully discharged by him. WILLIAM SCHUMACHER has a high conception of the duties ot good cltlsensblp and bas always lived up to them. ' JOHN F. HOLLAND Is honest, able and upright In all rela tions of life. CHICAGO '.bMbBBBBBbV George W. Jackson, Inc. CONTRACTORS Bridges, Structural Steel, Machinery, Subways, Tunnels and Heavy Foundations, Interlocking Steel Sheeting Steel Ribs and Lagging Our Brlds and Steel Works Covering an Area of 274,263 Square Fttl Send for our nw Interlocking Stssl Shitting CtUlog and Steel Ribs snd Lagging Oiulog OFFICE: 175.179 W. Jaokaon Boulevard WAREHOUSE: 178-190 Quincy Street STEEL WORKS: I JKS6!! 9T .V? W JSM.WBBTO HARRY RUBENS has a fine record for probity and strictly honorable methods. He has made himself respected In every walk In life which he has, been engaged. JOHN C. FETZRR Is a useful citizen faltbful to duty and deserving of the good will of all. CLYDE A. MORRISON In all relations of life never deviates from those principles of straightfor wardness and Integrity which have cob Kim golden 4ntons everywhere. JOHN C SPRY enjoys the esteem and respect ot all who admire the highest qualities of good citizenship, which In blm are tully exemplified,, n FRED L. WILK Is a man of sound Judgment, strength of purposo and great activity. He has nerer failed In the performance of his duties In life or the accomplishment of his undertakings. CLAYTON B. CRAFTS Is a citizen of excellent standing and faultless record. EDWARD HINES enjoys a widespread and well-earned oopularlty. JOHN J. COBURN makes frtatfs and holds them by fatr and uoix-able business methods and square dc'o with bis fellow-citizens. JAMB8AA0kLWY bas always 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. NEW YORK bviim rfienosf oow WW NEWS OFJIE 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. Tho Jury disagreed as to the guilt or Inocenco of Mrs. Ford, charged with blackmailing C. F. Warrlner. Chicago high schools are honey combed with fraternity chapters do splto the Board of Education's ban. The Pope rejected audience with for mer Vice President Fairbanks because he addressed the Methodists In Rome. "Big Tim" Sullivan, Tammany boss of New York's Bowery, mado his an nual distribution of 5,000 pairs of shoes and stockings' to the poor. Monday. The King of Sweden was operated on for appendicitis. John L. Sullivan married an old swetheart In Boston. Mrs. LAvandnr. nf Cihlcnffn. has filed a 125,000 slander suit, naming Rev. W. E. Tllroe. Howard G. Hctzler, of Chicago, was elected president ot the Chicago and Western Indiana railroad. The Federal Incorporation bill, In troduced Into Congress, is likely not to be passed at this session. Wade II. Ellis resigned as assistant attorney general In Washington to take charge of the Ohio campaign. Strychnine formed part of much medicine taken by Colonel Swope, his nurse testified at the Inquest In Kan sas City. Tuesday. The Senate adopted a resolution to tako up an Investigation of the cost tt living. An agreement practically was reached to hold the Jeffries-Johnson bout in or near San Francisco. General Vasqucz reported to Madrlz that he had won victory over army of Chamorro at Boaco. New and startling testimony was given at the Inquest Into the death of Colonel Swope at Independence, Mo. Commander Peary announced his willingness to head an expedition to the south pole, and gave $10,000 to start a fund. The report ot the investigation of the Hocking pool said that some Arms mer it "sevcro condemnation," but nothing more drastic was recommended. Wednesday. Federal Jobs In Illinois were held up by deadlock between Senators Cullotn and Lorlmer. Dr. Mary E. Green, famed for her fight to become a member of tho medi cal profession, died in Seattle, aged CO years. A house bill In Washington provides appropriations ot $13,000,000 for Im provements of waterways In Mississip pi valley. Tho coroner's Jury named Dr. Hydo an tho slayer of Col. Thomas II. Swope, but was unable to say whether tho poi son was given with felonious intent. Thursday. Prices in New York of boot and other staple foods made a sudden rise, despite the boycott. Guggenheim copper stocks depreci ated $23,000,000 In a smash ot prices; Morgan's vengeance was seen. The United States and Germany reached an agreement on the main points at Issue in tho tariff situation. Mrs. Mary Blair Brokaw was grant ed a separation from W. Gould Brokaw and $16,000 a year alimony la New York. The Lavender case was practically thrown out ot court in Chicago when a new bill ot particulars was ordered and tho Jury dismissed. Charles L. Warrlner, embezzler ot tho Big Four at Cincinnati, unfolded a remarkable talo of crime, naming Frank Comstock and E. S. Cooke as short In their accounts. Friday. Tho Seine fell rapidly and Paris was again approaching normal. The Nlcarauuan Insurgents bom barded Greytown and captured Boaco. An official ot the Canadian Pacific says 100,000 will quit tho United States for tho Dominion this year. Wireless telegraphy saved the cap tain and forty-six men ot the sinking steamer Kentucky off Hatferas. A verdict for $222,000 damages was rendered D. E. Loewe ot Danbury, Conn., against 200 hatmakers ot that State. Saturday. Managua heard that the government forces scored a victory at Santo To maso. Robbers blew the safe of the State Bank at Wlster, Okla, and escaped with $1,740. When ex-State Treasurer Glasler, ot Michigan, was sentenced to prison, ha fainted and bis wife and daughters frU beside aim. r WAYS QUEER CHARGE IS MADE. Farmers In DnPnsie Conntr Assert Ktectrle Cars Keep Cams Awake. The Aurora, Elgin ft Chicago Rati road Is up against a score of damage claims from the most unexpected and unusual quarter. It Is face to face with one of the most peculiar problems that ever confronted a railroad and may be compelled to ask the circuit court of DuPage County to solve It. Dairy farmers, who live along the third rail system claim that the oper-. atlon of electric cars on stormy nights and the frequent blinding flashes of electricity keep tholr cows awake and that as a consequence they give much less milk than usual. It Is the con tention of the dairymen that the sup ply of milk In the section through which the third rail lines operate bas been materially reduced. KEW OIL SOOX. Capitalists Make Purchases of Laa aad Prospect is Blsr Sal. The fact that Southern Illinois may some time experience an oil boom, sim ilar to that of the Robinson field In Central Illinois, is evidenced by the wholesale real estate transfers which are being made throughout that sec tion of the State. St. Louis, Chicago and Sprlngfleld capitalists have closed options on several thousand acres of land In Franklin County, and will be gin prospecting at once. Over 10,000 acres of land adjoining Duquoln on the north and each have been optioned. The work ot drilling for oil has been rapidly pushed during the past two months. Tho geological conditions here compare favorably with those In Cen tral Illinois, and the prospectors are more than sanguine as to the future developments. WATCH-MAKERS ARE LAID OFF. Klgln Compnnr Is to Curtail Ita Pro duction to Per Cent. Official announcement was made by the Elgin National Watch Company the other afternoon that trade condi tions necessitate a reduction ot 10 per cent In the output of Its factory, and that approximately 200 ot the 3,000 op eratives will be permanently laid off Feb. 5. "The holiday trade in watches was disappointing, very disappointing," said Charles H. Hubbard, ot Chicago, In an authorized Interview. "We do not anticipate further contraction will be necessary, and hope In the near fu ture to be running to our fullest ca pacity." CHILDREN FORCED TO WORK. Palling; Off at KIkIu Schools niamea on Jllnh Cost ot Living;. High cost ot living Is blamed by Superintendent Robert I. White, ot tho Elgin public schools, for a noticeablo lncrenso In tho number ot children un der 10 years of age who have left the schools and gone Into factories and shops. Seventy-flvo students, between the ages of 14 and 10, left the schools at the opening ot the second semester. Of this number twenty-two are girls. Each case was Investigated and It was found necessary that tho students work to assist in tho support of their fami lies. JUBILEE COLLEGE WAR ENDED. Troubles Adjusted In Flte-lfour Con (erence nt Hotel. Following a secret session behind barred doors in a Peoria hotel for Ave hours the other day, it was announrod that President Edward A. Uumoly had accepted tho proposition of BIshopf.M. Edward Fawcett ot that Episcopal dio cese and that a financial settlement of Professor Rlordau's affairs had been consummated. Illqrdan, lata superin tendent and manager ot Jubilee- Col lege, transferred the student body to the Intorlaken school, 8140 FROM A 830 ACRE. Tobacco Crop In Illinois Is l'rorlna llonansn to Farmers, Clinton Bryant, a farmer Ave mllei east ot Louisville, has marketed hit tobacco crop tor $140 an acre, The land Is valued at only $50 an acre. Other farmers have disposed ot their tobacco with almost as good results, their sales averaging from $70 to f 120; an acre. Tobacco Is a new crop In Clay County, but It has proved to bt the most profitable tried. School Closed by Measles. The Alta Pass public school closed Indefinitely becauso ot measles. County Superintendent ot Schools W. O. Brown says the number ot caaes of measles In Union County at present Is the greateit ever Known. The chrenlc office-seeker Is usually one oslca behind appointment.