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THE! CHICAGO EAGL.E1.
WASHINGTON CITY I PROFESSIONAL CARDS. MUNICIPAL NEWS Some Items of Interest From tho Public Offices About Occur rences of the Week. Stillman B. Jamleson Attorney at Law ASHLAND IL0CK TatyMM battel IM7 To Work Out Problems Confronting the Poor WASHINGTON. "Model Houbc," tho four-room sociological laboratory, In which tho workers of Neighborhood House Intend to work out tho prob lems that confront Washington's poor, was opened to the public for inspection December 16. Tho trustees of Neighborhood WEUHAV? TO CO MrH to mns THAT $9 ) S VLAST A WCTKj L VvM--aeM ?t. mB ! termine tho II flW feel should II 1 M Jn A ll wns t0 D0 furnished on a scale that It was jl 'Hcda ngtfrcd the man who supports a family of wlfo n"J SS and three children on 9 per week, which taken as tho average family and wao of the alloy inhabitants, would bo ablo to afford. Tho futnlturo cost between ftOO and $150. Everything Is cheap, but comfortable, unrt each article bears a tag showing Its cost and tho store at which It was purchased for the guidance of future buyers. Once the houso Is fully furnished the boys and girls of tho settlement will take charge of tho housekeeping under the Instruction of settlement officials. Dally meats will bo cooked, care being taken by tho young housewives to keep -well within the D weekly wage, and such sewing as would be necessary for the family of father, mother and three children will bo done. The girls will attend to tho cooking and sewing, and tho boys of tho settlement clubs will take over the duties of the mun of the houso. Not only will tho girls of the settlement clubs have a chance to learn housekeeping and cooking In n real house, but the "Model House" will be opened to about 80 girls of the cooking and sewing classes of tho public schools In the district of Neighborhood Houso. MMMMMWWMWWMWVWVMWMMMMMMA Georgian Defies a Sacred Southern Tradition WILLIAM C. ADAMSON, representing tho Fourth district of Georgia and uniformly called "Jedgo" AdamBon becauso of his servlco on tho city bunch of Cat rollton back In the eighties, Is tho ono man fn congress who defies tho vncred southern tradition that no statesman fhould appear In unythlng but a largo black felt tlouch hat. "Jedgo" AdnniHOii prefers a flat, drab golf cap, which he wenrs with tho same nonchalance that he wnrs IiIh large and unpresscd trousers of Car roll county (On.) design. Once, long ears ago, the little William Adam ion wan taken to school for tho first time by his parents. It was a country school where tho birch rod had full sway. Llttlo William, being left to his devices, made an experiment with his hands. He patted tho top of his head and rubbed his rtomach at the en mo time, which requires great muscular control. The big boys and girls around him caught sight of tho phenomenal exhibition, and In less than ten minutes nearly every pupil In that log schoolhouse was trying tho Adamson trick with varying degrees of success. At the end of ten minutes the large and raw-boned schoolmacter hud despaired of getting order again and started In to whalo his school with a fine and unyielding bit of birch. It Is history that about every pupil caught a taste of that birch rod except tho Innocent looking William Adamson. Long yearn passed. Llttlo William had become a congressional leader. He was chairman of the great Interstate and foreign commerce committee, which dcnls with railroads and trusts, and which framed tho Panama canal i act. Tho prlnclrnl of tho big school which has grown up on tho spot "where tho llttlo old log schoolhouio was In the old days, invited "Jedgo" Adamson to speak there. Ho accepted and told the etory of his first day In school, and Illustrated It with a tine demonstration of patting his hend and rubbing his stomach. Tho fever caught tho school again tho very next day. Every scholar wh6 heard tho "Jedgo" tiled the trick. It nearly broke up the classes for a month after. And now, eays ".ledsn" Adamson, the principal of that school wouldn't lmvo his famous alumnus mnku unothcr address there for uny consideration unless ho ties his hands. MrVIMWSMtWMMMWt Traces Peculiar Dialect of the Southern Negro REPRESENTATIVE JAMES L. HYUNES of South Corollna comos from a stnto In which tliero is a vast negro population and their dialect has been one of his particular studies. In soma sections there aro words used among Ifl SEEN HIM COrW WOUND DE CORNER J V50&TROPOLOUS -J to me I Jest swung at him wld de ax." Another culprit negro boy, condemned to be electrocuted, was asked by tho sheriff If he wished to say anything be fore the cap whs put down on his head. The culprit looked wildly around for u moment, and then remarked: "Ylssar, I wum ter tell you all that these here doings will sholy be a lei eon to me." VWMWWXMIM Letter With Picture Address Reaches President OF nil tho thousands of letters that arrive In the White House mall bags, the most unuHUul arrived several days ago from Wichita, Kan. It has no written nddrrea. The sender, however, sketched on the face of tho envelope a good likeness of president wuson, togemer with certain symbols Indicating its destination. The clerks of tho railway mull servlco bad no difficulty In deciding whero It was to go, and sent It to the Washington postofnee. Whon it reached here It was sent to the White House. Tho president smiled when ho saw It, but made uo comment. Who sent the letter Is a mystery. There was nothing iiibldo, although tho en velope wus marked "personal." Several years ago, when Theodore Roosevelt was president, a similar letter wus recoUed at tho White Houbo. It hud uo written address, but merely a pair of large eye-glumes and u set of prom inent teeth, which had been made popular by llio cartoonists. Its detinatlon was plain and It arrived at the White House without delay. The directions in the letter to. President Wilson read, when the "picture writ ing" was translated, "Waotlrow Wilson, Care of Uncle Sam, United States of America." The postal clerks, who are accustomed to reading handwriting which is far more difficult to decipher, caught the meaning without trouble und were spared even the detail of referring to a city directory. Letters are constantly received which bear tho names of persons and the numbers of streets, but neglect to mention any city or town or even state. Such letters often reach the right persons. Peculiarity of the Mississippi, One of the most peculiar things about the Mississippi river was figured out by a government engineer. He says that It would be possible for a man to take a light canoe at Green vlHo, Miss,, and by floating down stream 40 miles and portaging four tlmeB he would And himself 40 miles upstream from where be started. House at a previous meeting decided that the In spection should follow a public reception In Neigh borhood Houso on that dato. "Model House" is a two-story, four-room build ing, typical of the "alley houses" of the capital, in which many of the city's less prosperous are forced to live. In this houso the settlement work ers are to carry on a series of experiments to de cheapest and best way for tho poor man and his family to llvo. Tho carpenters worked hard to bring the house .... it. .IhhJi.J m KntallilllnH flint ftllA ttnvlfDMI bo demanded of every landlord. Then, (w) them that aro ulmost unknown to the whites and It would be Impossible for a northern visitor to comprehend a word of their speech. Tracing back tho occurrence of similar words among the Jamaica negroes, he has arrived at the conclusion that many of them did not come di rectly here from Africa, but that their ancestors were first Imported to Jamaica and their descend ants brought over to tho coast of Carolina. Ho tells of some odd words of their manufactur. lug. In a case In court tho defendant, tried for arsault, was a husky man whose Jargon was most difficult to understand. He had tried to brain a compunlon with an ax. Whon asked about the matter he squared hlniHolf off and replied: "Well, Jedgo, I seen him coming 'round the cor ner so stropolous, and bb soon as he got catacooui THIS flUST Of A LfTTBT PRon one of THeM is enve wen - 8hs Was Long-Hsadid. Ho asked her in yearning, pleading tones it he could not give her an en gagement ring as a Christmas present. Out she comes of a thlrfty and far seeing family, which never loses Its presence of mind. "No, darling," she softly whispered; "I will take the ring now. Let Christmas bring Its happy surprises, Just as usual." Llpplncott's. KHEj eaBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBaelH CHARLES H. Tireless Worker for EAGLETS. Local Option Is n cownrdly subter fuge of the Prohibitionists. The phono problem: the Long Green? The People or The Chicago Eagle Is read by more railroad men than any other weekly newspaper. Taxes aro up 25 per cent. This Is duo to tho Influence of fad organiza tions which fasten upon tho poor tax payers of Chicago the cost of fads that could be got along without and of "Im provements" that futuru gencratloim should pay for. John M. Jamm, well known Twenty third ward restaurant proprietor, Is much talked of by his friends for County Commissioner. President Macaroni Gvldently be- Moves In cutting the salaries of every body but his friends. Macaroni's at tempt to Increase the salaries of Rob ert E. Kenyon, superintendent of pub lic service, from 5,000 to f0,000; Wil liam O. Chapman, warden of tho Coun ty Hospital, $3,C00 to $5,000, and Joseph Meyer, county agent, from 3, COO to $5,000, was defeated by the County Hoard. Appetite John Traogcr hasn't fully docldod on whether tho County Treas urershtp or tho Mayoralty would suit him best. Dut as tho Treasurershlp vacancy comes first ho will sharpen his bill on that before calling for something else Tearing up gooa cement sidewalks to help City Hall grafters Is good for tho grafters but hard on tho tax payers. How long will Chicago pormit tax dodgers to saddlo their burdens on tho poor? Remember our efficient alderman when your private mall box Is filled with circulars of dentlBts, loan sharks and old clothes men. Tho alderman alone Is responsible. He values tho votes of the dentist, the shark and tho clothes man moro than he does yours. If ho didn't ho would imitate Now York Professional Card's Jas. Hamilton lewis ATTORNEY ana COUNSELLOR Craaerclil NMIml lull (M. Spencer Ward LAWYER Reotor Building Clark and Monroe Street CHICAGO Teleeheae Central 4991 ' - Goodrich, Vincent & Bradley Lawyers Tho Rooktryi Chicago Adams A. Goodrich WIHIam A. Vincent Ralph R. Bradley Wabash 4W k m WACKER, Chicago's Good. and other civilized communities and pass an ordinanco forbidding the mis use of pilvatc mail boxes under heavy penalty. Traegcr's little bank, that he Is al leged to have made out of politics, since he quit driving, ought to buy thoso forlorn city, bonds, now on salo "over the counter" out of gratitude, It for no other reason. While Macaroni can find funds und sympathy "for out-of-town tramps, ho Is anxious to "reduce the forco" In tho Court Houso offices; throw men with families out of Jobs and rcduco the pay of those who remain except that of his own pets. A water meter In ovory flat is suro to come, according to the Tax Dod gers' Union. Anything to make tho poor pay the cost of government and let the efficiency tax dodgers escape. Got after tho cement sidewalk grafters. Tho small property holder has to suffer for the sins of tho rich tax dodger. Tho Chicago Health Department should get busy with barbers who aro ruining tho eyes of tho men of tho community. There is an epidemic of weak eyes In Chicago just now. In New York, according to'nn Associated Press dispatch tho Now York com mlteo on tho prevention of blinduoss sounds an alarm by the report that more than half tho cases of eye weak ness among men of this city may bo traced to the barber shops. It is al leged that bay ruin and other faco lotions used fli somo shops contain wood alcohol and that tho Inhalation of tho fumes or drops of tho liquid In tho eyes causo serious trouble There is n law prohibiting the use of such lotions, but tho commltee on blind ness has found It is rarely enforced. Tho aid of tho Inspectors of tho Health Department has been sum moned In the crusado to be waged for enforcement of the laws. Several barbers and proprietors of barber supply concerns wero summoned for arraignment on such charges In the Court of Special Sessions following two convictions for similar offenses obtained last week. TELEPHONE RANDOLPH IMS IRWIN R. HAZEN Attorney at Law MM Title and Trust e)ulldin CHICAGO Telephone Central lit Asa G. Adams LAWYER 76 Wt Monro Stroct CHICAGO FruwM.UwM UteyRidtwdi Paeae Coatral 8I1S Lowes & Richards Attorneys at Law 127 N. Daarbora St. CHICAGO G. E. CRUIKSHANK AUsrney at Law Wt 35, 12 Li SUli Strut CHICAIO TILI'HONI 197 MAIN William D. Munhall ATTORNEY AT LAW 1616 Ashland Block Clark and Randolph Sti. CHICAGO Telephone Randolph 3325 C. HELMER JOHNSON ATTORNEY AT LAW 179 W. WASHINOTON ST. CHICAQO Main 1347 Automatic 34151 S. E. Cor. Fifth Ave. and Wash ington Street RMficei IMI Belmont Arenas PhonsQracsUiKllua JOSEPH A. WEBER LAWYER Suite 1214 Athland Block CHICAOO Telestioaw Central W .... Auteawue4Uie iiMiBAaiM J Cantnu IS Telephone J RMd0ph IMS Fowler & McDonnell LAWYERS 1444 First Nstises Buk BMf . CHICAGO Prank L. Powler Francis A. McDonnell Frank II. Novak Charlci W. Novak NOVAK & NOVAK Attorneys at Law Suite 408, 69 W. Washington St. Phore ftntral SSS0 7W.mthSt, WtstrsHau Phono W. P. 89 CHICAGO A. A. Worsley Attorney and Counaallor at Law Sulla 1010 Ne. 17 West Washington CHICAGO Tola iSTSOMafa (Malnl Telephone Main 44M lAuto.JJ.8M Coburn & Bentley Atteraejs aid Cauiellers at Law Suite 58 106 North La Salle Street CHICAGO ChytoaE.Crafti Qeo. M. SltvtM Crafts & Stevens Attorneys and Counselors at Law Raams 917, ! and oie TOOK EXCHANGE ILDO. Ttepb0Bt Mils 1671 Tho City Council transacted the fol lowing business Monday night: Confirmed tho mayor's appointment of two members to tho lion id of edu ction and ono to tho public library board. Referred a proposed amendment to tho city codo Intended to obtain higher Interest on city funds deposited In banks. Referred a plan for the construc tion of swimming pools in connection with city pumping stations. lie for red estimates for tho now pumping station, machine shops and hospital for contagious diseases to tho finance committco to bo considered In connection with tho annual budget. Passed an ordinanco providing for tho elevation of the Hock Island tracks In West Klghty-scvcnth street. Postponed action on ordinanco cre ating a board for1 licensing mason con tractors. The standing coniinutees as recom mended by the nonpartisan organiza tion committee the first named on unch being chairman, and adopted by iho council are: Finance Rlcnert, Harding, Long, Emerson, Lnwley. Oellfuss, Sltts, Pltte, Gelger, Kruinholz, Llpps, Wil son, Twlgg, Kearns, Molding. Local transportation Block, Mayor, Rlchcrt, Carr, Long, McDonald, Clan cy, Mealy (18th), Captain Llpps, Wil son, Twlgg, Dergen, Fisher, Haien, Toman, Donahoo. Gas, oil and electric light Sltts, Ryan, Long, Merrlam, Block, Vavrl cek, Delltuss, Walkowlak, Bowler, Burns, Mey, Underlain, Twlgg, Janov sky, Kearns, Bradshaw, Mealy (35th), Harbors, wtiarvca and bridges Lit tler, Kenna, Morris, Nance, Kmerson, Kcrner, Czekala, Qazzolo, Oelger. Bauler, Mey, Freund, Treblng, McDer mott, Swift Local Industries Fisher, Mayer. Carr, Klaus, Cullerton, Novak, Law loy, Czekala, Sltts, Schaeffcr, Krutn holz, Pretzel, Wilson, McDermolt, Bergen. Judiciary, i'j ?-lMatlon, elections and rules Lm. '?ughlln, Hel wlg, Bewersdorf, Uder, Ahem, Clan ' r;2 wMSaia eW s(w jsjsBBBsa bbbbbbb. BaBBBBBasT BBBBBBBBsV. BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBt IbbbbbbbbA JKL ?v3BBHHBsBSBH!BBIBlBHBBBBBlBlHlkHiBiBBHj ERNST HUMMEL, Former City Treasurer and Popular Brewer. The La Salle Street Trust and Savings Bank OF CHICAOO LA SALLE AND QUINCY STREETS Capital $ 1 ,000,000.00 Surplus $250,000.00 United States Depository for Postal Savings Funds SAVINdS ACCOUNTS of SI, 00 01 moro received on which interest is allowed at the rate of 3 per annum. CHECKINO ACCOUNTS invited on the most favorable terms consistent with safe banking. IIIOH ORADE BONDS secured by First Mortgages on Catholic Church property, netting from 5 to 6. WILLIAM LORIMER.PrciIdent C. D. MUNDAY, VlcoPreildtnt CHARLES C. POX, Caihlcr TIIOS. McDONALD. Aist, Caihlcr M. II. LISTON, Mgr. Savings Dept. DEPOSITORY FOR CITY OF CHICAGO PROFESSIONAL CARDS. Telephone Central 960. L. D. Condee ATTORNEY and COUNSELOR AT LAW 38 North Dearborn St. cy, Utpatel, Walkowlak, Powers, Bau ler, KJellander, Capltaln, Swift, Holt Ing, Mazen, Held. Streets and alleys, taxations aa4 street nomenclature Mealy (18ta), Coughlin, Norrls, Cross, Klaus, Me Donald, Utpatel, Kunz, Abrahams, Burns, KJellander, Maderleln, McDer tnott, Swift, Toman. License Fltte, Norrls, Ryan, Mar rlam, Cross, Vavrlcek, Novak, Ahera, Utpatel, Bowlor, Hey, Maderleln, Jaa ovsky, Bradshaw, Meld. Buildings nnd city hall Clancy. NaBh, Carr, Cross, Vanderbllt, Klaus, Bewersdorf, Walkowlak, Powers, Schaeffor, Pretzel, Treblnrj, Littler, Latchtord. Hcaly (36th). Schools, fire, police and civil service Ryan, Harding, Mayer, Rlchert, Mar tin, Mclwlg, Block, Vavrlcek, Bewers dorf, Qelgcr, KJellander, Bergea, Bradshaw, Held, Mealy (35th), Health? anco, NaBh, Martin, Mer rlam, Vanderbllt, Cullerton, Ahorn, Lawley, Kunz, Qazzolo, Abrahams, Freund, Pretzel, Littler, Latchford. Water Toman, Kenna, Ryan, Mar tin, Helwlg, Vanderbllt, Kcrner, Kunz, Qazzolo, Powers, Abrahams, Schaeffor, freund, Latchford, Hazen. Railway terminals Qalgor, Kenna, Harding, Rlchert, Helwlg, Bewersdorf, McDonald, Utpatel, Hcaly (18th), Bowler, Schaeffcr, Capltaln, Littler, Fisher, Donahoe. The select committees named by Mayor Harrison In accordance with council resolutions wero: Track cleatlon Janovsky, chair man; Fisher, Emerson, Kearns, Bau lor, Nance, Czekala, Treblng and Nash. Compensation Harding, chairman; Delltuss, Llpps, Krumholz, Holding, Pltte. Bathing beaches and recreation piers Norrls, chairman; Bowler, No vak, Cross and Burns. Special park commission Alderman Boilfuss, chairman; Capltaln, cough lln, Cullerton and McDonald, and Os car F. Mayer, Jens Jensen, Uyrll Fials, Paul Drzymalskt, Peter S. Goodman, F. A. Llndstrand, Charles Bock, Qeorgo Landau, Samuel J. Rosenblatt and tho Rev. Julius Rappaport PROFESSIONAL CARDS. ARTHUR W, FULTON Lawyer 1103 ASHLAND BLOCK Residence 3343 Monroe Street CHICAGO relealiane; Office, Central 4368 Residence, Kedile 64M