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Sf5A&'E' toe Matter teteoer II. IIH, at the Pest INDEPENDENT IN ALL THINGS, NEUTRAL IN NONE.' Cntcrrt at liwM Class Matter Oeteeer II, Mat, at Ma Pat omaa at CMeage, HHoele, malar Aa ef Mara are, ttt OfflM St Hter Aet Of MWM 31 17 TWBMTY-THIKD YBAU, NO. G. CHICAGO. 8ATUUDAV. NOVEMHEK 11 1911. M K WHOLE NUMBER 1,152. -. MMi mmammmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmk. I r 1 A7. A .mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmvw"' mmmmmmmmmmm. imm. & Hr .i AN EVEN BREAK Six Republican Candidates and FiveDemo- cratic Candidates Are Victorious at Judicial Election Held Tuesday. Marcus Kavanagh Loads, Followed by McSurely, Fitch, Freeman, Barnes, Pam, McKinley, Goodwin, Foell and Sullivan. The Defeat of the Salary Oral) Propositions and Size of the Vote Cast Shows the Interest People Took fn the Election. Ic organization, as compared with tho Republican one. Neither candidate was favored over the other In tho various Indorsements mado and It wan a straight party light between them. Tho Democrats won nnd proved that Cook county Is Demo cratlc." Now That the Judicial Campaign Is Over with Political Leaders Are Preparing for tho Big Fight Next Year. Tho Republicans and Democrats practically split even in Tuesday's election. Six Republicans, Kavanngb, McSurely, Freoraan, Barnes, Pam nnd Foell bolrig elected, and Ave Democrats, Fitch, McKinley, Good win. Sullivan and McGoorty wero winners. Tho voto was a good sized ono for a judicial oleqtlon, there bolng cast over 200,000 ballots. Judgo Marcus Kavanngh, as tho Eagle predicted, lead tho whole tick et, which goes to show the high es teem In which this brilliant Jurist Is held by tho poople. Tho voto was close as a whole and not till tho final returns came In from the county was tho fato of somo of the nominees known. The final order In which tho candi dates of tho two principal parties for Superior court ran was as follows: M. A. Kavnnagh R 110,398 W. H. McSurely R 101,003 J. H. Fitch D 94,412 H. V. Freeman R 90,948 A. C. Barnes R 90,545 Hugo Pam R 89,879 M. I,. McKinley D 88,027 C. N. Goodwin D 80,823 C. M. Foell R 79,941 D. E. Sullivan D 79,031 McKcnzIo Cleland R 78,293 D. L. Crutce D... E. A. Dicker R...... J. J. Joburn ,D W. T. Stanton ,'.D J. J. Sullivan R D. G. Ramsay ,.D A. J. Redmond R T. J. Dawson D Ross Hall D 70,282 74,057 74,202 09,281 08,059 07,468 07,375 04,809 54,340 It was a great race botween John P. McGoorty and Thomas Taylor, Jr., for judge of tho Circuit court, Mr. McGoorty being olected by a plurality of 904. Following Is tho voto by wards for Circuit court judge: Taylor. McGoorty, jiep. leadership of Walter Clydo Jones havo boon campaigning throughout tho state and aro already claiming vic tory, while on tho other hand Gover nor Denecn and his followers say they aro not worrying over the rosult. Then thero Is tho long list of candi dates for the governor's chair, llko Richard Vntcs, L. Y. Sherman, Sen ator Hurburgb, Sonntor Maglll and countless others who can see nothlnir but victory for themselves. A dark horEe like Col. Frank O. Lowden, a tho opinion of many, will havo ti.o call when the nominating tlmo comes. Tho governor Is saying vory llttlo, but Is sawing wood and his friends predict that ho will bo in control when tho tlmo comes. A boom for hlin for United States Senator has been started, but whother ho would concent to be a candidate is not known. On tbo Democratic side their hasn't been much stirring In tbo fighting line. Formor Mayor Edward F. Dunne Is conceded to have the call for tho nomination for governor. There aro many candidates for governor in tho field, but Judgo Dunno's strength as a vote-getter makes his candidacy tbo leading one. Col. James Hamilton Lewis Is a candidate for tbo Democratic nom ination for United States senator and thai he will win it looks certain. Tho fight next year will be a hot one from start to finish. Never since 1S92 has the Democratic chancus looked so bright and the leaders are anxious to tako advantage of their op portunity and carry the stato, whllo the Republicans aro Just as anxious to retain their control. Both parties havo titter factional fights within their ranks and that thero will be surprises not looked for Is a predic tion that you can stick a pin into. candidates. It had to ovcrcomo not only a campaign of of misrepresenta tion, but also treachery In Its own ranks. It was practically without the means of stating tho truth about its candidates except by public meetings, letters, literature and paid advertise ments. Men who called themsolvos Democrats worxed openly to defeat It didn't tako tho, voters long to make up their minds what to do with the salary grab propositions. They were beaten overwhelmingly. Following Is the voto on all propo sitions.: , Establishment of civil service In Municipal court nnd Increase In sal aries of Judges: For 35,542 Against 70,881 Majority against 35,339 Changes In Municipal court pro cedure and salary increases for chlof bailiff and chief clerk: For 32.203 Against 75,353 Majority ngnlnst 43,150 Bond Issue of $4,055,000 for now bridges: For 107,888 Against 34.G04 Majority for 73.284 Bond Issuo for $760,000 for funding city judgments: For 95,409 Against 42,992 Majority for 52,417 Bond Issuo of $1,000,000 for now west sldo park: For 32,194 Against 18,002 Majority for 13,592 The progressives teem to have troublo In progressing nmong themselves. Tho plan to croate n sanitary dis trict comprising tho north shoro towns failed Tuesday. In Wdukogan tho voto was 188 for tho creation of tho district nnd 501 ngalnvt tho plan. Tho total voto for tho plun In tho Inter ested towns was 505, and 701 ngnlnst It. Opposition developed when effort b 'PHONE SLAVERY The . People of Chicago Pray for De liverance from the Grasp of the Awful Bell Monopoly, Chicngoans Forced to Pile Up the Profits of Three Different Corporations and Thus Boost Stock Dividends. The Bell Monopoly Owns the Local Telephone Company and the Western Electrical Company and Makes One of Them Patronize the Other. As the Boll Company Waiits a Big Profit Itself It Is Easy to See Why Telephone Bates Are to Be Raised. The sheet anchor of tho Telephone Monopoly In Chicago is said to to the Department of Electricity of tho City of Chicago. This la believed by some to be the rottenest department In the city government and to exist mainly for the benefit of electrical monopo lies and dealers in eloctrical machin ery and appliances. A glance at the ...Ward. First n gecond 1,7.18 Third 1,803 Fourth 59(1 Fifth 806 Sixth 3,732 .Seventh 4.M1 Klffhth 1,301 Ninth 418 Tenth 402 Kloventh 700 Twelfth 1.521 Thirteenth 2,208 Fourteenth 1,511 Fifteenth l,04.p, .Sixteenth ft'l Seventeenth 817 Klchtoentli 4n Nineteenth 453 Twcntloth 2,0't4 TwentyrflrH .. 1,0.11 Twonty-nceond ,,, 818 Twenty-third 1,397 Twenty-fourth 1,215 Twenty-liftI B.fiOl Twenly-Mxth 2.S8r, Twenty-noventh 3 32(1 Twenty-oltthth 2,188 Twenty-ninth 883 Thirtieth l.o '1 Thlrty-flmt 2.381 TMitv-eeml 3 474 Thirty-third 1,735 Thlrtv-fe'Tth 1,7"fl Thirty-fifth 2,308 Total 0l.M3 Country towns 0,008 Ornnd total , 71,410 I'lurwiiy . . And the salary grabs also ran. Pern. 1,007 1,170 1 410 - i,r28 1,904 2,f8!i 4,308 1,14 018 097 1.402 2.00 .' .1,010 1.8H7 1 4.10 440 1,113 1 it" 1,373 1,8111 1,584 1 08 1,492 l,7A't 2,770 2,481 2,000 1,917 1,923 2 007 2,785 2,'2! 1,349 2,"1 1,071 "on ?v 6,055 "72T3T4 904 The state fight will now be on In earnest. With the Judicial election a thing of the past, all tho energies of the political leaders and aspirants for office will be turned to the big cam paign next year. Tho Republicans have been en gaged In a merry war for some time past and from now on there will be Tho dally press, as usual, bumpod on its selections, got And now for the big campaign, Lawrence Y. Sherman Is tho latest aspirant for the Republican nomina tion for governor. The list of candi dal oa Is growing larger every day and if it l-.ccps up much longor will in clude about every Republican politi cian In the state, Watch out for surprises In the state fight. The fight for congressional seats promises to be Interesting, Is noeded and An outer harbor needed badly. The aldormanto primary will bo P1HBJB9BHM "rfs&v tv'iftjommmmmmmmmmmmQmmmmmmK" y, r v. h $iflvlK!W? kTmmmmmmmmmmmmml WwiiKKk' mm! simiw "flbmmmmmmmmmk p.' "mmmv- mmmmmmmmmmmmm Mfen -lammmmmmv V- .smmmW: ammmmmmmmmmmmm1 isfltwRi? v j&mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmL i .AmmmVmmmv- , sammmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmml tnRHSBr?. ivLHJkvJBWrlVr Tv smmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmH K-&mmXSmSA- tlGBtffliiiiiHBftiiHikki ammmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmml iPaMllmmKmmmmmmW 'Hi vtr- mmmmmmmmmmmmmmml whllo gas lamps with Wolsbach man tles on them only cost 118.91 per year. Who gets the buueUl of this enor mous extravagance for electric lamps which ura in bad order pari of the time? The annual report of the Chicago Department of Electricity shows that U10 total number of public street lamps in service on December 31st, 1910, was 37,994. Of these, 12,360 wero municipal electric-arc lamps, S93 rented arc lamps, 11,990 gas-man-tlo lamps, 6,426 gas flat-flame lamps and 7,319 gasoline lamps. Tho cost of rented aro lamps Is $75' a year, municipal arc lamps $61.95 a year, mantle gas lamps $13.91, open-flame gas lamps $1G.41, and gasoline lamps $26.40. MARCUS KAVANAGH. Re-elected Judge of the Superior Court, Receiving the Highest Vote of All. noxt. Tbo regular Democratic organiza tion worked bard for tho success of tbotlckot. John McCarthy, chairman of the Managing Committee, said after the election: "The result of the eloctlon is not only a triumph for the Democratic party, but a triumph for the truth as well. The party never bad a harder tho candidates of the Democratic party. "In spite of all it won a great vic tory and swept a county that was Re publican for eighteen years. The re- a-tilo 9 ASia AAntAat tiAlwABti Tnhn 13 battle than the one.whlch resulted in .r.- -j no. . m...... 1-' no let-up. The progressives under the I the election of a good share of ItslghowVd I tVtrengtVot the 1 Democrat' From a learned "Expert's" reports to the City Council we learn that: Telephone rates should be raised because the Bell Telephone Company owns the local tolephone company. Becnuso the Western Electrical Company Is also owned by the Boll Telephone Company. Because the local tolephone com pany It obliged to buy all of its equip ment and necessaries from the West ern Electrical Company, Because neither the Western Elec trical Company or the loctl telephone company would have big enough prof Its to suit the Bell Telephone, which owns them, If Chicago people were not pressed for a little more coin and their telephone rates raised. Because the local telephone com pany has Increased Its capitnl stock from the original $500,000 to $27,000, 000 and $5,000,000 more In bonds. Because the Stockholders would not get big enough dividends on thts Im mense stock Issuo If tho people of Chi cago were not squeezed. Tberoforo the telephone, company has the nerve to ask the City Council to raise the rates on tho people of Chicago. The people of Chicago aro to be used as serfs by the telephone monoply and the last drop Is to bo squeezed out of them. In the meantime It would bo well for tho aldermen to Inquire Into tho al leged relations, In the past, of certain city officials with tbo above electrical company, tbo twin of tho local tele phono company, both being owned by the Bell monopoly. The telephone gang wont the coun cil to raise the rates on all phones. To abolish all flat phones and make everybody takes measured service. To put a nickel In every phone be fore connection Is mado. Fire Marshal Seyferllcb asserted that as practically one-half of tho Are and police alarms are received by tele phone, bo did not favor tho general Installation of the "pay-ln-advance" type of telephone Instrument now be ing placed In various parts of the city by the telephone company. tho manufacture of Bell telephone ap paratus and supplies." In 1904 a com tract was entered Into between the local telephone company and the elec trical company, both of them owne4 by tho Bell monopoly, whereby the local company agreed to purchase all of Its supplies from the electric com pany. Under the terms of this corn tract the electrical company agree to deliver to the telephone compauy r.U tolephone appliances manufactured ua der tho llcenso of tbo Bell Telephone Company. The local telephone com pany, on the other hand, agrees to pur chase all Its supplies from the elec trical company. Horo wo bavo a fine sample of bow tho parent monopoly makes the sub sidiary monopolies pile up profits for each other and the public pays tb freight. On pago 52 of the report of toll "Expert" to the City Council we tin the statement mado that the Bell mon opoly charges a rental of 02 cents per station for each set of Instrument used. This would amount to 1II,IM yearly, but the expert discovered that the local company really paid tho parent company $355,711 last year. About this enormous overcharge tb "expert" naively says on page 68 of the report now In the hands of the Council committee: "In Justification of tbo payment of the difference be tween these amounts, or t222,411, tht Chicago company receives certala services from the parent company which It Is claimed are worth tbo amount paid. These services consist of technical advice and counsel and the use of ap paratus patented by the parent com pany. What do you think of that? And then tho aldermen are ask4 to raise tbo rates on the people to help tbo local company out. Any alderman who votoe to raise rates should bo outlawed. Rates are twice as much as they ought to bo at the present time. Tho should be reduced. Tho tolephono monopoly obliges tho usors of nickel phones to guarantee 6 cents per day. If tho monthly deposit of nickels falls short of the guarantee tho company makes tho phono renter pay tho difference. If theie should happen to be an excess of nickels the company gobbles them all. The phono renter gots no credit for that excess. That's tbo logic of tho monopoly. were mado, It is said, by residents of Lako Forest to control tho member ship of tho board which would be cre ated if tho measure had carried. Judge Marcus Kavanagh ran like a s a red deer In overy ward and throughout the county, last annual report of this department calls attention to the enormous amount of the taxpayer! money ex pended annually upon street arc lamps. Who gets the profits? The city paya $61.96 per year for each one of Ita electrto aro lamps, From the learned telephone expert whose report was submitted to the City Council In May, 1911, we learn on pages 49 and 50, that the Bell Tele phone monopoly that reaches all over the country, owns a controlling Inter est In the local telephone company and the Western Electrical Company. "The latter Is purely a manufacturing com pany," aaya the report, "engaged la All telephono rates are now subject to rovlslon every Ave rears The telephone company wants the city to ralso rates and abolish the pro vision In the ordinance culling for ro vlslon every five years. They want to keep the people where they have them so that they can't got away. The "expert" on pages 105 and 104 of bis report apparently feels mueb sympathy for the company on this sub Jest. Will the aldermen show any sym pathy for the peopivT The telephone company wants tho public to pay high rates because o the Improvements It has put in tho service. If this kind of reasoning holds good, then Marshall Field 4 Co. mM jbtbhf&tlJl IrJikifVuMi. l&&&i$ij$&A.4'vhi&l3 i)''t:-le-W'-'for. .).',. j.,k