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SHc dniicago facile PUBLISHED EVURV SATURDAY Am Independent Aoiswpcr, Fearless and Truthful. lUBSCWI'TION RUES S2.C0 MR YEAR DDMS III. COIIUUNICATIOVS TO CHICAGO OAOLB JW TIXTOMC ItUILDINO. Tele phones t Alain JVIJ Auto. JI6IJ. "Iheit Corner Wmhlngton St. and Slh Ae. .10NRY F. DONOVAN. Kdltor and Publisher Entered as Second C'as Matter October 11, IV?, at th- l'-t fficc ut Chicago, IlHnoU under Act o( March 3, li?l. , ESTABLISHED OCTOBER 5, ISS9. Incorporated under the Laws of llllnolt. By Henry P. Donovan. The Chicago Eagle It devoted to the publication of Municipal, State, County and Sanitary District new) to comment on people In public life) to clean Bate Ball and Sports, and to the publication of Oeneral Political Information. 190 SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24, 1914. FOR COUNTY JUDOE. Thomas F. Scully. MR. WACKER'S APPEAL. Mr. Charles H. Wacker, than whom Chicago has no more public spirited citizen, believes that tho proposed Michigan avenue Improvement will bo of incalculable benellt to this city. Mr. Wacker says In reference to It: Tho Michigan avenue improvement is presented as u project of clty-wldo Interest because of the vital elements to tho prosperity of Chicago Involved in the situation. Firstly, tho business and commer cial welfare of all Chicagoans is at stake in tho matter. Michigan ave nue, in the zone affected, Is one of tho most congested thoroughfares in the world. More than 00,000 vehicles daily traverse tho avenue and its In tersecting streets near the river. The delays to traffic resulting from this crush of travel have been estimated to cost Chicago over $200,000 a year. Tho new harbor and recreation piers being constructed are certain to in crease this trouble tremendously. City officials aro unanimous In tho opinion that this Inconvenience, delay and loss to business must be overcome if Chicago Is to hold her place as the great central market of the United States. It can be overcome only by making the Improvement proposed. f ondltlons are growing worse dally. Relief must bo had. Tho city will bo 'irtf-d, sooner or later, to do the rk planned. Five years delay will a J'' 50 per cent to the cost, ten years ue a will double it Economy and common sense demand action now Timeliness is n second strong ar gument. It has been shown repeated ly that in Mich periods as the present public workB can be carried out nt oner com than when prosperity is at fl'jod tide Everything necessar In f u'ling land, labor and material, aro h.ipT than when Industry lt In full n rig. I ludod In this Is an Important I- ion. It is that of giving work j.in thl public project to many linn 'eds of Chicago citizens who aro niw in need of employment Numer ous other cities aro undertaking large iiublle ucrkb now for no other reason than that of partly relieving their labor protili-ins. Another fact of weight in tho bit ation lf that the new thoroughfare will link together In a proper manner to Important sides of Chicago To treato the splendid now street bb proposed will be to really unite tho riorth and south sides of tho Jty, em bracing nearly two-thirds of the popu lation. I'trhnps the most entluiHing argu ment of all is that of getting all Chi ago .ogother once again for an all hicago work. It is conceded that no citj m America commands tho price of loalty of Its people as does Chi cago. Largo public projects awakon to renewed use tho ever living power of tho Chicago spirit. Michigan avenue is without a peer In tho world for natural beaut and V"V3 M BaHmnHF i aaaaaaHSfcJ1 MBBaaaaal aaaaaaaw9aaaam: aTsTsTsTsaal B2b1 aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaflHs SjBiI Rlf '"- llKaBaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaH BBBBWf' Hb - fFH baaaB'' aaaaafaaTJ IbfcSafcJg' aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaTt! K-9'A wl iaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaV CHARLES H. Public-Spirited Worker for the people of Chicago arc Justly proud of that section of It which Is rightly developed. The Chicago spirit, con stantly striving and demanding bet ter things for Chicago, can foresee In the widened and extended Michigan avenue a world famous thoroughfare. The new Michigan avenue, lined with modern high-class buildings as it will be, will add tremendously to tho at tractiveness of Chicago, It will draw visitors to this city and hold them here, and It will bo a business asset of the greatest value. Fine streets tire civic advertise ments of valuo beyond calculation. Every world city has Its famous street. Chicago, fourth city In the world, surely owes It to herself and to the goad name of her people not to let slip tho opportunity tor fame presented In the Michigan avenue project. "Let us clean up Chicago's front yard," Is the big civic appeal of the Michigan avenue little ballot. "Let us do away with the crowding, rumb ling, stumbling, scrambling, noisy crush of teams and automobiles In good order easier, quicker and our finest street. Let us suvo time and money for everybody by helping Chi cago's business do its work In good order easier, quicker and cheaper. Let us get our Idle workmen busy and to help city prosperity. Let us tear down the old Rush street bridge and show the people who come here by boat a bridge Chicago Is proud of. Let us open up Michi gan avenue to a decent width all the way through and give our people a fair chance to got through tho city. Lot us do these things and do them now. Thnt's tho way to be worthy and loyal Chicagoans. Here nro tho essential details of tho Michigan avenue Improvement as determined by the engineers and ap proved by the Chicago Plan Commis sion: South Side Michigan avenue, now GG feet wldo between Randolph street and Chicago river, to be made 1!I0 feet wide, by taking a strip G4 feet wide from property on tho enst side of tho street. New double-deck bascule bridge 250 reet long and 00 feet wldo to replace present ramshackle Rush street bridge; the upper level for light traf fic and lower one for heavy traffic. North Side Michigan avenuo to bo extended through private property one block to connect with Pine street, which Is to be Increased In width from CG feet to 141 feet by taking a strip 75 feet wide from property on the west side of tho street as far north as Chicago avenue, there con necting with tho north boulevnrd sys tem. William Hale Thompson Is coming to the front rapidly In the mayoralty fight. W' h BjBjBjBjBjBjBjBjBjBjBjBjBjBjBjBjt 1"BBBBBBBBBBBBBBB BBBBBBBBBBBB 4 lBBBBBBBBBBBIBBBBBBB ByB?ABBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB ZJbH BBBBBBBBBBbWiABBbVI" IIiTbiTbiBBHBBBBbI BssVBssVBssVBssVBssVBssVBssiiiiT BBsbiisIs -BssVBsaBssVBssVBssVBsaii Laaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa-T aaWWBaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa! aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaTAwJ saTiaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaTfl WWwMthi: aVZiaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaV WWWWmf W Weaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaal BBBBBBTjVXt VLJbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbH BaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaUaaaaaaaTr .a JBub&.k aaaaaaaaaaaa4aV'iySBaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaV LKjV''jHHBaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaH FRED E. COYNE. Former Postmaster, Republican Candidate for Congress, Sixth District. WACKER. Chicago's Advancement. FOR A CONSTITUTIONAL CONVEN TION. Tho Chicago Eaglo calls on all good citizens to fight for a new State Con stitution. The Citizens' Association rolccs our sentiments when It says: "It Is universally admitted that the present Constitution of Illinois, adopt ed forty-thrco yours ago has long been ""tgrown; nnd that tho slow and difficult process required to amend It has for many years seriously retarded tho progress of the pcoplo of tho State by deprlvli.g them of tho power to properly meet now governmental needs arising from tho changed condi tions. The accumulated evils arising from this situation have now become so numerous and acuto that adequate relief can bo obtained only by revising tho Constitution In such a way that It will ccaso to bo a hlndranco to good government. Such necessary reforms as tho abolition of tho system of mi nority representation In tho Legisla ture; revision of tho toxatlon system; consolidation of local governing and taxing bodies; and reduction in the number of elective officers can only bo secured without Intolerable dolay by modernizing tho Stato Constitution. Adequate powers of home rule for Chicago can also best bo secured by this Statc-wldo method. "For forty years proposed amend ments have killed each other off. One third of tho membership of cither 'louse has noon nblo effectually to block any desired chango in the Con stitution. Tho Irksomo restrictions imposed by tho present Constitution boar down upon Chicago with almost crushing force. Because of them Chi cago Is compelled to maintain, at a vast unnecessary oxpense, threo sep arato and distinct govornmentnl bodies covering practically tho samo territory; viz: tho City, County and Sanitary District. In our opinion the time Is ripe now for holding a Con stitutional Convention In Illinois as the beat means of affording adequate relief to the people of the City and State. At the next session of the Leg islature we will do everything In our power to bring about the calling of such a Convention, which this Asso ilatlon has fav-red for many years" WONDER AT THE TRIBUNE. Hundreds of thousands of the read ers of the Chicago Tribune, which Is, confessedly ono of the ablest and best newspapers In tho world, wonder at tho prodigal manner in which It wastes valuable space on cheap, long distance medical advice nnd cheap and mischievous legul advice. Tho medical department apparently exists for the purpose of muklng well peo ple, with nervous temperaments, sick, Tho legal department merely gratifies the spiteful disposition of faultfinders who are too penurious to hire u lawyer. EAGLETS. Trustee Edward Knno or tho Sani tary District Ib oiiu of the hardest working officials In the state. Ho is always alive to the public's Interest. William .1. Ilealy, the popular Elgh- teunth Word Alderman, Is talked of by Republicans for .Mayor. Incob A. Hey Is an Aldermnn who Is not afraid to light the enemies oj the people. ThomaH I). Nash hits made a good record In tho City Council. John Gowun-Stobo, the famous ex pert accountant, is largely Interested In western mines. The treatment of the public by the Chicago Hallway Company Is vile. Charles C. Stlllwell, tho popular lawyer, would make a good Judge of the Circuit Court. .1. A. Long has made a good record ns Chler Clerk or the Board of As sessors. Oscar F. Mayer, tho great packer, la very popular In politics and could have almost any office If ho would take It. Richard J. Flnnegnn, the bright, popular and go-ahead city editor of tho Journal, would make a lino City Clerk. Many of his friends talk of him for that office. George K. Schmidt, the Republican candidate for Sheriff, Is making a great fight and his friends predict he will run ahead of his ticket. Senator Owen from Prohibition Oklahoma probably wants Illinois to dry up. He ought to dry up himself. William II. Weber has mudo an ex cellent record as County Assessor. Tho pcoplo know him nnd havo con fidence In him. Richard J. Reynolds, tho popular city purchasing agent, has made a splendid record in that office. Clayton E. Crafts, tho eminent law yer nnd former Speaker of the Illinois Houbo of Representatives, Is much talked of by Democrats for Mayor. John R. Cavorly's record on the Municipal bench Is worthy of al. praise. Judge Henry C. Bottler, who re ceived u largo vote for tho nomination for County Judge and who Is support ing tho wholo Republican ticket, Is much talked of for the Circuit bench. William H. Weber has made a clean record as County Assessor and he will get tho votes of thousands of Demo crats for re-election. His courteous treatment of tho public without regard to party, is not forgotten. R. Joiicb Evans, the popular secre tary and treasurer of tho Conrad Solpp Browing Company, nnd West Sldo Browing Company, Is not only high ly respected In business circles, but In private and social life has a host of friends who esteem htm for his many good qualities. CulltstUB S. Ennls, the president of thu Chicago Real Estato Board, Is always In tho lead of every movement for the betterment of Chicago. A. C. Clark, who mado such a good record In tho state senate, Is being much talked of by Republicans for city treasurer. J. F. McCarty, tho genial deputy city collector, Is ono of tho most ef ficient and popular officials In the city hall. John McGlllen, the able nnd efficient Clerk of tho Sanitary District of Chicago, is a vnluablo man for tho peo ple In tho position which he holds. Ho 1b always looking after tho Inter ests of tho taxpayers and Ib a vnlunblo public official. George F. Harding has mado a splen did record In the City Council, He ought to make a Bplondld state sena tor. 9 Cooper Lyon, the live wlro of tho ManufnctureiH' & Dealers' Association and Chicago manager for tho great house of Bishop & Babcock, has boon spending the weok In Louisville, Ky. Fred E. Coyno, who mndo n Bplon dld record as postmaster, Is making n great fight for Congress in tho Sixth district on tho Republican ticket, Our old friend Adam Wolf should bo re-elected County Assessor. Evorybody who knows Adam likes hint for his honesty, courtesy nnd ability. Alderman Jacob A. Hey Is alwayB looking after thu Interests of his 'con stituents. His fight against tho boule vard link outrngo pleases everybody. Isaac N. Powell should bo elected a membor of tho Board of Review Nov. :: If tho splilt of tho revenue law Is lived up to, according to an inter view given out by David F. Matchott, chairman of tho Republican County Committee. "Tho Intent of the legislature In creating a Board of Rovlow was to provide machinery for equalizing tho burden of taxation," said Chairman Matchott. "With this Idea In vlow It has always been tho custom in Chi cago of giving the three great divi sions of Chicago representation on the Board of Review south, north, and west. It happens nt this time, that tho member of the board from tho south side, Roy O, West, is about to retire from the board and Mr. Pow ell is tho only candidate to succeed him from that section of thu city. I believe that this Is Important to the people of Chicago. The Board of Re view Is one of tho most Important bodies In our government and voters should, nnd no doubt will, cast their ballots with proper regard for the rights of alt our citizens." y ' 'v Honest Bob Sweltzer will succeed himself as County Clerk. Benjamin M. Mitchell will be re elected In the Twenty-first district. Rivers McNeill Is making n good record as collector of customs and re flecting credit on President Wilson. Cnptiiln James II. Farrell, the vet eran legislator, will be reelected In tho Ullth district. James S. Melncriioy will bo elected Clerk of tho Appellate court, In the opinion of ninny people. Congressman Martin B. Madden Is certain of re-election In the First Dis trict. E. A. Stoddnrt, whoso palatial care In tho New Elks' building In Marshall town, Iowa, Is the finest restaurant In tho state, was visiting friends In Chi cago this week. Harry R. Gibbons would make n good City Treasurer. Thomas P. Flynn Is one of tho lend ers In tho Chicago business world, who Is always working for tho ad vancement of Chicago. Ho Is presi dent of the Waushara Granite Com pany, and is Interested in several other big business enterprises. He Is a 'leader In society circles and Is, or has been a loading official In the Catholic Order of Foresters, the Knights of Columbus, tho Royal Ar canum und tho American Federation of Catholic Societies. Ho Is a promi nent membor of tho Elks and Is popu lar with everybody. Former Speaker Clayton E. Crafts would mako a great mayor. Ho has the ability, the nerve, and the experi ence. Marvin Farr has withdrawn from the Republican county commission ers 'ticket. Suffragists want a woman named In his place. Thomas F. Scully has made such a good record on tho Municipal Bench that his friends aro determined to make him County Judge. Tho political grafters' union Is get ting bolder every day. Many Democrats talk of Judge Ja cob II. Hopkins for mayor. Hurry It. Gibbons would bo elected city treasurer hands down if he would mako tho race. From tho casualties reported, It Is oven more hazardous to bo on tho fir ing lino in Europo than on a street crossing in Chicago which is saying a great deal. Judgo Thomas F. Scully will poll tho solid Democratic voto for county Judgo. Judgo Merrltt W. Plcknoy, has mado a fino record in tho Juvenile Court and Justified every prediction made for him by his friends. The William Hale Thompson boom for mayor Is bigger than ever. Both as a judge anu a citizen John R. Caverly Is liked by evorybody who knows him. William II. Weber has mado a good record as Assessor. William Hale Thompson Is the Idol of the sportsmen of tho West. He has done more to build up a love for health-giving, clean and manly sport on innu anu water than any man In tho country. Wallace G. Clark has tho gall to be a candldato for re-election to tho San) tary Board. No mombor of tho Legislature stande higher In tho estimation of their constituents than Benjamin M. Mitcholl. The 48,000 railroad employes of Chicago aro worth listening to in tho mattor of terminal electrification. Thoy nro nil against It. Aro the few cranks who favor electrification of railroads mora Important than theso men, who spend $4,000,000 a month in Chicago? Electrification of rnllroad terminals by tho City Council will delay freight, causo numerous accldentB, kill em ployes, throw thousands of men out of positions nnd roduco wages, which will reduco tho spending power of 190,000 poisons, thus hurting local business conditions directly. Do tho business men of Chicago wnnt to sco the wagcB of tho steam railroad employes of Chicago reduced? That Is what has happened when steam roads havo been electrified. There is a differential of about 25 per cent in tho wngos of olectrlc railway omployos under thoso paid for tho sumo work In steam service, It might bo possible to secure advances from thoso low rates by arbitration, but nibltratlon Ib n long and expensive proceeding, requiring tho expenditure of largo sums of money on both sides, and whatever oxpenso Is paid by the brotherhoods in presenting their side of the enso of courso comes out of their wages In tho end, ILaisssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssHr BKfjBBBBBBBBBBfl BBBBBBBBBBBBBHk.'"' aaVsVBBBBBBBBsl leiBjVjVjVjVjVjVjVjBBBaVaVaVaBb.'ii l MBBjpnBBBBBBBBk; Y . BBBBBBBHsfeTeTeTeTereV? fi -BHBBBBBbS BBaaaVBaaaaaHBBaaaaamfJ' - 'H BHHBHkMHHHBksMftk. H BBHBBBHPJPBfiBBBBBBBBBBBBBBHht-v BBBBBBBBBBBj !LaaaWBBaHBaHlBaaaaaaW ;tHF CaaaaaaaaaaaaaH HlHHMiBaaaaK 4aA'rW T'saaaaaaaaaaH BsaM-ltfclwBSHwffsftjaaaaamjk.-t-'' ' ,-sn mm9 WmimmWMm aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaWaK. 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Judge Thomas F, Scully has mado a magnificent record on the Municipal bench. His friends say that he will mako an Ideal County Judge. County Clerk Sweltzer has per formed his duties well and his demand for a now revenue law Is seconded by every citizen, who knows tho needs of this community. Thomas M. Sullivan lius mado a grand record as Sanitary Trustee. Trustee James M. Dalloy or tho San itary District always looks nftcr tho Interests of the people. Timothy J. Clohcscy, tho well known publisher and printer, would mako a splendid mombor of tho Board or San itary Trustees. Tho Democrats feci confident of electing him. Martin J. McNally, who is on the Democratic ticket for Sanitary Trus tee, is a popular und ablo man. His election Is conceded. Alderman Patrick J. Cnrr, who mado a good record In the City Council, will make an equally good record as a trustee of tho Sunltary District. Thomas p. Sullivan, one of tho best known retail grocera or Chicago, is the Democratic nominee for Congressman at large. Mr. Sullivan, who wob for merly president of the National Re tall Grocers' Association, received the nomination at the recent primary by a large majority. Ho Is now a member of the state food standard committee of the Illinois food commission, and ROBERT E. 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Judgo Edward Osgood Brown's ap pointment to the Federal bench would please everybody. Judgo John R. Caverly Is one of the most popular men on the bench. Chicago Is tho homo of the to dodger. Get ready to make the drys dry up by beating them at tho polls. Got after the cement sidewalk grafters. Isaac N. Powell would mako an Ideal member of the Board of Review. Chicago will never stand for Blue Laws. Women can vote for tho following officers to bo elected next November: Trustees University of Illinois. Clerk of the Apollato court. Two members board of assessor,!. Member board of review. Threo sanitary trustees. Ten judges of the Municipal court. Women cannot vote for the follow lag officers to bo elected next Novem ber: County Trcnsuror. State treasurer. Superintendent of public Instruc tion. Clerk of Supremo court. United States senator. Representatives in Congress, two at large and one from each district. State senators. State representatives. Sheriff. County clerk. County Judge. Clerk, Probate court. Clerk, Criminal court. County superintendent of schools. President, county board. County commissioners. Why not aave your clothes, by us ing the best, purest, most economical oap. DOBBINS' ELECTRIC. Mado ever since 1863. Try It once, you will use It always. Your grocer keeps it or will get it. Look for tho name, Dob bine'. Adv. WIL80N, Legislature, Sixth District.