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sjiWsp CtoM Matter eteaer II, lit, at toe Fast INDEPENDENT IN ALL THINGS, NEUTRAL IN NONE entcratf aa Haam Clata Mattar Oeteaer M. IMt, at tfta Past Offlaa at CMeale, IIHmla, NUtfer Aet af Marek 3rtf, IMTt vin06 H VMMavt HtMOW BiWOC Av MATMI 3rv 1879 TWENTY-SECOND YEAH, NO. 17. CHICAGO, SATURDAY, JANUARY 21, 1011, ) "ivPcwZtI WHOLE NUMBER 1,110. eaaffliHIBfew te t mi jrvefaBBLBBaaBBr''' , 'I '- THE LUNCH MUTE Harrison Has Three Sausage Makers and a Cheese Man on His Campaign to Represent the Germans. All He Needs Is Piper the Pretzel Founder Who Feeds Lincoln Park Favorites and a Mustard Maker. Then Ho Would Have a Solid Delegation of Self-Supporting Ficknickers to Carry the War Into the Summer Time With. Frantic Efforts Made by Citizens in His Harrison, who was hold to the grand jury fpr alleged, offlclal neglect ot duty by the Coroner's Jury at the time ot the Iroquois Are, which cost 600 valuable lives, Is straining every nerve to get a German-American cam palgn committee with him. So far, ho has failed utterly. The commltteo which he has se lected consists, up to date, of the fol lowing named gentlemen: Oscar F. Mayer, sausage, maker, genial and respectable and an old time personal friend of Harrison. Mr. Agar, of Agar Brothers, saus age makors and pork dealers. John Hotzcl, sausage maker. John O. Neumcister, the biggest wholesale and rotall cheese dealer in the city, who has gone to California to remain until April 23. Emll Hoochster, who has been in office for forty-six years and ten months. Old Mr. Ehomann, of tho Twenty fourth ward, who has thrown a spavin running for office and who la now what the Bauler Pony Club would call a selling plater. Walter Magnus, a genial German office holder, with a warm whisper. And that's all. He can't got Piper ot the Pretzol foundry because be has a Lincoln Park contract1 and there is no mustard man in politics. The German-American business ele ment outside of the lunch line is against Harrison to a man. They are tired of being bothered by a man who comes back from Cal ifornia every four years, puts on a .slouch hat, gets close to sausage and cheese and then announces himself as a "near German." That sort ot hogwash don't go down with Gorman-Americans any more They aro the best Americans that we have and can toll n hum "bug a mile away. There is not a Gorman newspaper In Chicago with Harrison. Tho Abondpost is against him. The Staats Zoltung is against him. Tho Frele Press is against him. They aro all against him. HlB headquarters is a morguo tilled 'with political stiffs. Tho Germans novor did llko dead ones In politics. t A writer in tho Record-Herald says that tho betting is 50 to 40 that Har alson will carry the north side, This Is news indeod. It must havo came from the Bauler pool room, or the North Avenuo Pony Players' Club, Harrison novor carried the 'North Bide when thoro was a candidate run ning against him, Graeme Stewart beat him to a frazzle in every North Side ward at the regular election and Dunne beat him in every North Side ward at tho last Mayoralty primaries, Harrison carry the North Side? Not in 1,000 years! At the last mvcing' of the North ;.lng' c Avenue Pony Players' Club one ot the speakers declared that Alderman Bauler "had the press solid. Why," said the speaker, "ho is In the repor ters' room at the City Hall halt his time and he keeps the boys busy run ning them over to the Bismarck and filling them up with Harrison and the Everlasting Candidate to Interest German Election Fail Every Time He Tries It. things." This was a funny speech truly. Wo only hope the boys are treated well by the aldermen as thoro aro very few Harrison followers who have a kindly feeling for anything ex cept unprotected door mats. When Harrison was Mayor it cost every policeman $ 15 more' out of his salary than it cost under any other mayor. Ton dollars of this amount wont for a ticket to the First Ward Ball and Ave dollars for tickets to the County Democracy picnic. John E. Traegor, who was Coroner when Mayor Harrison was held to tho grand Jury at the time of tho Iroquois flro, declined to run on tho same tlckot with Harrison for City Treas urer. How ho could do otherwise and retain his solt-respcct would bo hard to understand. Kollorman should either resign as Prosldont ot tho United Societies or throw up his political 'Job. The United Societies stand for a vital principal not for a pay roll or Harrison either. The Harrison move to bounce all poor men who are judges of election and put millionaires In their places will prove a boomerang. Thoro are rumors afloat that the "Jackpot" is being superseded by a now Bcheme In legislature graft. It is reported that various corpora tions and others- have been called up on by persons representing them selves as friends and relatives of members ot the legjslature with a politic request to invest in this or that business enterprise "bocause ot tho groat expense tho member was undor In bolng olected." Besides, the momber would prob ably "remember" the donors kindly whenever any legislation, friendly or hostile, camo up that the 1 donors were Interested In. Wo give these rumors for what they are worth. If anything tangible comes to the surface, Tho Eaglo will publish tho truth and tho whole truth, as it has no ubo for grafters. Meanwhile, State's Attorney Ed mund Burko ot Springfield, Is keeping tho grand Jury ot Sangamonscounty In session as a warning to Jack potters. State's Attorney Burke is right. Ho has adopted the best plan of keeping the fair name ot Illinois from being tarnished.. It The Eagle hears of any attempt to graft In the name ot a senator or representative it will publish the tacts so that State's Attorney Burke and State's Attorney Wayman will know how to act. The relative and next friend form of graft' In politics Is played out, so far as the Illinois Legislature is con cerned. And don't you forget It. The finance committee, considering the 1011 budget, scrutinized the esti mates for the Board of Local Improve ments Tuesday and established the prpcedent of not acting In accordance with tho recommendations ot tho effi ciency bureau. The "efficiency-bureau for months past has been examining municipal pay rolls and watching tho work ot some ot the city's employes. Discov ery was made that 'tho sarao work In some departments was paying less than In others, or tho samo post was Leader in known under another name In differ ent departments, and the. salary vur lod. Changes in title and salary were ordered by the efficiency bureau, working under tho Civil Service Com mission, The great fault alleged with the old system was that employes of the city, aa soon aa they found; out more pay was available In another department ot tho same class ot work, besieged the Civil Service, Com mission for a transfer. The efficiency bureau recommended that threo assistant engineers em ployed at tho annual salary of $1,800, havo their title changed to Instrument men nt a salary of $1,020. Tho finance commltteo adopted the change in title, but left tho salary tho same. Is tho Democratic party to bo de prived of all representation among the judges of election? This is too much even for a Harrison move. Tako this tip from us: Dunne will beat Harrison two to one at the pri maries. It looks like Graham first, Dunne second and Harrison third. He would bo fourth If Jocko the Monk was in the race, but Jocko is out of politics this time. Tho hard work done bv Harrison's lieutenants' to defeat Mayor Dunno four years ago and to foist tha Sun. day closing tax raising charter on tho people has not been forgotten by Judge Dunne's friends and never will no. Keep that grand Jury State's Attorney Burke, need It. in session, You may Kcllerman can't deliver tho United Societies to Harrison even It ho Is on tho pay roll. Mr. Harrison, chronic candidate for mayor, was a member of tho tax rais ing, personal liberty denying Charter Convention of 1905-00-07. There is no record of his ever having said a word either for personal liberty or lower taxes when a member ot that body. On tho contrary, his present leading lieutenants worked hard to foist It on the people, but were beaten in the attempt. Bottlng Is even that Harrison will quit the race and go back to Califor nia long botoro Febrrary 28. The Harrison leaders bolted Dunna almost to a man In 1907 because BLLLLflLBBaffiP&aflMaLLLLLLH bbbbbbbbPHP? 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The Revenue Now Derived from Saloon Licenses Would Be Lost to the City and Tax Payers Would Make Up the Loss. As This Is a Matter of Figured Alderman Anton J. Ccrmak, tho hard-working Secretary ot tho United Socloties, introduced an order into the city council on Monday night which not only hit the fanatical local option crowd -hard, but called tho attention of tax-payers to the real truth. Tho order, which was passed with- out comment except from its author, dtrocted tho flnanco commltteo in its budget making to investigate ways and means tor replacing In tho city treasury $8,000,000, the estimated pro ceeds from saloon and bar prlvilogos, which would be lost it tho city votes "dry," and In bis argument he con tended thai the committee should des ignate all city employes who will loso their positions if the city's revenues aro reduced by failure to replace Some Eight Million Dollars It Can Easily Bo Out How Taxes Would Raise. the revenue- now derived from liquor permits. His was tho ono speech ot tho even ing, as tho harbor bill advocated by tho Joint conferenco of representa tives of the sanitary district and tho city was placed without debate in tho bands of tho committoo on stato legis lation for presentation to tho gonoral assembly. Aid. Cormak'a resolution In part fol lows: Whereas, The advocato of a so called "dry Chicago" aro onco moro agitating tho question whothcr or not Chicago shall becomo anti-saloon ter ritory; and, Whereas, To dcprlvo tho city of Chicago of tho rovenuo afforded by saloon ltconsos and other barroom privileges would necessitate that halt tho city employes bo discharged or olso that tho city work bo Intrusted to such a class ot employes as could bo secured for halt tho existing rates ot pay, to tho consequent disorganiza tion and paralyzatlon of tho work ot tho city govornment; and, Whereas, Tho flnanco commltteo is at present considering the budget for tho ensuing year; now, therefore Bo It ordered: That the flnanco commltteo bo, and it heroby is, di rected to investigator and report back to this council tho ways and means to bo adopted to socuro tho requisite funds for carrying on properly tho work of government of the city of Chicago in tho event that the $S,000, 000 ot revenue derived from saloon and bar privileges is lost to tho city ot Chicago by reason of this city be coming anti-saloon territory. "Wo all read In tho morning pa pers," said tho nldormnn, "of tho launching of another effort to make Chicago anti-saloon territory; and this Is an important question for tho city and for every member of tho city council. It ought to bo considered at this tlmo whon tho question of tho city's finances is being considered, for it involves about $8,000,000 of tho city's present rovouues and tho loss of that means much to us. "For oxiunplo, from tlio proceeds of tho saloon llconses ovcry year $240,- 000 goes to tho pouslon fund for tho enro of tho widows and children of our pollccmoii. If wo wlpo out tho license rovonue whoro aro wo going to And tho money to keep up tho fund? "Tho flromen are asking tho ostuO llshmont of tho two platoon systonl. 1 havo no doubt that ovory aldormnu hero would voto for It If wo had tho money to moet tho expense. Then tho flromen and tho policeman uro nsklng Increases of about 10 per cont. It Is a question of tho city govorn ment having tho monoy and not of our wllllngnoss to givo thorn tho in creaso. If wo tako awny tho llconso rovenuo, whoro aro wo going to1 got tho money? "I think tho flnanco commltteo ought to go Into this matter thor oughly and report fully to this coun cil as soon as possible," Mr. Graham issued a statement dealing with tho campaign of tho an-tl-saloon forces to make Chicago dry. "I havo takon occasion sevoral times to assort that I bellovod In per sonal liberty In Its broadest sense," said Mr. Graham. "In view of these statements it goes without saying that I am unalterably opposed to tho effort to mako Chicago dry territory, and that tho influenco which I will ex ert when I am elocted mayor will be against such attempts. "Boforo any such revolutionary project should be submitted to the pcoplo tho greatest caro should bo taken to sco that tho petition which calls for Its presentation is genuine, for to bring it boforo tho people nt tho presont tlmo In a mayoralty cam paign Is apt to confuso tho Issues and prevent tho subject being given tho consideration it deserves." Tho Chicago Tribune ot Sunday Juno 3, 1900, contained several full pages of an Interesting account ot tho way that tho tax payors woro bo lng robbed by alleged pets ot tho then Harrison's admlnstratlon, This is tho samo Harrison, who now seeks ofllco as a "friend of tho tax payers.'' Tho article contains a pago of photo graphs of stroot paving frauds alone. It says among other things: "Mayor Harrison's political mana gers aro Interested In many stroot paving contrncts." "Tho work of favored contractors Is Inspected in a lax mannor, city Inspectors following tlio 'keep, your oycB closed' rule." "Find tnntnrfnl ntwl lin.l niAi-lf nnn.. -. tlnuo to bo crowded Into Chicago's '' street paving witu no interfcronco by v tho municipal authorities. Thcso snmu city onicinls already hnvo lot con tracts for paving to bo laid this year, (1900) aggregating u cost of $2,118,- f 403, which property ownors must pay for under special assessment." "An Inspector who performs his work unflinchingly Is llablo to bo do posed. Ono former Inspector, tbrowu out bocauso contractor 'kicked' that ho was too exacting, asserts that 'an honest man cannot hold his place." "Monoy 1ms been asked by In spectors for reporting favorably on matorlals." "A ring 1ms tried to throw bids to favored contractors." "Low grndo comout has been do Hvored In bags of other and stiporlor brands and tlio public has been kopt In ignorance of tlio substitution." "Tho 'brick trust' is favored. Bad brick, marked with laminations and flro cracks contlnuo to bo dellvorod." "Wood, and not brick or motal, has been tisod on rocontly paved streota to hold guttor sowor Inlets In place, Insuring decoy" and disintegration In a short tlmo." Tho Trlbuno clooa not hesitate to mention names. Among tho poll tlclans, contractors and gangsters, It gives many in its nrtlclo of Juno 3, 1900, who nro now doing duty on tho Chronlclo and Brlggs IIouso Har rison Campaign Committees of ion, In fact, a roster of tho grafters in tho Trlbuno artlclo Is a rostor of the roformors who aro now shouting "Clean up and clean out for Harri son and reform!" It was the mayor's duty to see that tho laws woro onforcod. Tho coro ner's Jury lield Harrison to tho grand Jury whon COO people woro killed at tho Iroquois flro, although ho was, as -'Jk .Jm C-. t4f a yg'tifort Wft'j ;v v u.ij? uTwSii, tiZ . -.-.. .TMi VTM1