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Silt Clli X Ht VyllllilllU l PUBLISHED EVl-RV SATURDAY An Independent Newspaper, Fearless and Truthful. SUBSCRIPTION RATES $2 00 PER YEAR Addrnt all Communication! to CHICAGO EAOLE 504 TCUTOMC HUILOI.SO T-J-vionM! Miln J9IJ Auto.JI6U. actual! Corner Waihlnfton St. inJ 5th Ave. HENRY F. DONOVAN, Editor tod Publisher ntrr? v Stcomt Clam Matttr October tl, lW. at the Pc Office t Chicago, lllinou, under .et o Mkrth J. tT. ESTABLISHED OCTOBER 5, 1889 Incorporated Under the Lawi of Illinois Founded by HENRY V. DONOVAN' The Chicago Eagle, a newipaper 'or all classes of reader, Is devoted to National. State and Local Pol Itlesi to the publication of Mu nicipal, State, County and San; Itary District news; to comment on people In public life) to clean Baseball and Sports, and to the publication of General information of Public Interest, Financial, Com merclal and Political. 1W SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1. 1917. A NOTABLE TRIBUTE TO THE LATE COLONEL JOHN F. FIN ERTY BY HIS WAR CORRE SPONDENT COMRADE, THOMAS C. MACMILLAN. The Chicago ICiikIu ami its editor hae not hcon In the hnhit of publish ing personal letters, hut the following written In the pure stylo iind high mlniletl phraseology of thnt veteran newspaper nutn. TlionniH ('. Mnc Mil Inn. will please so ninny friends of the hue Colonel John P. Plnerty thnl we take the liberty of printing It In full: Olllce of tho Clerk, District Court of the United States, Northern District of IlllnolH, Chicago. T C Mae Mllltm. Clerk. Nov. -:i. 1H17. Colonel Henry P. Donovan, Kdltor of The Chicago Knglo, Teutonic Hullrilng, Chicago, HI. Iieur Colonel: Today's mall brought to me our thoroughly American "Kuglo." llko vourself, alxvays patriotic, hrave, out spoken, for which please accept my most hearty and sincere thnnkH. When I turned to your editorial page 1 felt ko Mattered and almost humbled by your generous and fra ternal expressions, that I went Into my own room and shut the door, for fear lest any one might see my emo tion 1 had begun to class myself among the "has beens," only to dis cover that you. one of the glorious Old Guard" of Chicago's newspaper corp-i. still remembered mo, and had It In jour kindly heart to say so many and such beautiful things of me. And then, what greatly touched me, was your tine and friendly apprecia tion of our mutual comrade of years gone bj. Col. John P. Plnerty. Tho past mme over my thought, fairly tloodlnu Its dimming pageH. Hrave, clow lng-Miiile.il, tender, true John! How we of the former times loved uiul honored him! And how wholly rth In every respect he was of .rfectlon! Only a few weeks ago i-ited Cfirllelri I'ark to show Mrs i Mlllan and our sou tiie monument hi h it grateful country hail there -ti-d to his dear memory When amo to this splendid tribute to inn Involuntarily took olf my hut n iho presence of one of finds i-men 1 recalled our Sioux nun .! - together, as comrade cone i. Mils of ovor forty years ago, on i i.n Northwostorn frontlet Tor .li' h- during our (urinous ,iln-i, - Aith General Crook's nun M ,rt troops, we slept untl- i 'I itin- fheltur-tent: wo drank ".' I. -.huh tnntt-n; we nto of tin- .ui.t i - llesh when our regular ration m ixhauittod; wo rodo side b -trie r , ,uh rugged mountains. tugeMw forded swift (lowing, tna l.-r. i rum of tho plains: in rain ami -Iim ii. HiiiiHhine and storm, we m.ir hid in search of tho olusivo Indlnti xr iinri through blizzards and nidi ' Untiring skies, wo passu I Km' " Ki-iher by bonds of hrotherho nl hh t.ei.une ns lasting as the oxtrii,u lull -we. huntod together the u.mM r.f elks, tho droves of bufTal the nerds of deer, tho growling grl.lx (mil the Meeting antelope. Hie cunning rn-, ru:.... .. I KmP ilH kkkkHS&lsSaKikkkkkkm Kv" i ..tkkkkkkkkkkkkkl kkkkkkBKHHaeHkHbkkkkkkHiik ""V kkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkV kkkkkkkWiBHfErakkkkkkkkV H kkkkkkkkkBkkkkkHkkHkkkkkiiMkVIr iv sbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbh EDWARD T. OLENNON, Able Lawyer and Attorney for the Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Ry. coyote, and the ravenous wolf; and In all of these experiences I found Col. Plnerty the same noble soul, ready to share with his "bunkle" his last shav ing of Jerked beef, his remaining drop of water, his only cartridge. He nexor treated me as one connected with a rival newspaper. We sent In from the Held by the same courier our dispatches ami fuller letter-corn-spourience, and shared eiiualty In the pay of tho messenger. We nexor thought of trying to "scoop" each other. What inmu will oxptess the corrilal and close companionship I had In the long ago with this magnincent ninn? And. now. to have those relation ships and esperlences recalleil so up preclathcly, when I hail come to think everyone else hail forgotten them! You can scarcely understand how touched I am by your references to my poor self. I cannot allow this occasion to pass without acknowledging my obligation and to say how unwoithy I feel of your great kindness and the far too high estimate both Col. Plnerty and yourself have of me. What you have Hiild in your article iu The Kagle makes life woith living. Again assuring m of my heartfelt appreciation of your esteem ami from my Inmost being thanking you, I beg leave to close with being glad to sub scribe myself once again. Yours fraternally an I lalthfull THOMAS C. MAC Mil. LAN. KEROSENE AND PATRIOTISM. "The time may not be far olf when the (lovernment will forbid the use of gasoline iu pleasure cars or motor trucks." says Mr. T. .1. Hudson, man auer, Motor Truck Department, Chi cago Pneumatic Toil Company, I Ittle filaut Building, Hi If, Michigan avenue, Chicago, Illinois. "The gasoline con sumed by waning nations is prodigi ous. They need gasoline for motor trucks, aeioplunes, motorcycles ami a huuilreil and one other uses. nn. I the conservation of our gasoline sup ply may win the war. 'Knghind does not permit the use of gasoline or peltol, us It is called there, In pleasure cars or commercial vehicles. The hauling is handled by steam ttucitH burning kerosene or by ti ucks using urtiMdat gases of wirious kinds Por patriotic reasons and t put off the evil day as long ns possl- CHARLES Popular Judge of x'-;i4i''.W:. tt''Xzfl'kkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkH 'hi,- '''Ki?'vJliliHB'l''''''''''''''''B Savvi? -tiStnMHHkiiliiiiViiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiLLLLB HBj-gw&magWaBJjBBWIBIBBBBBBBfc 1 vlPff ft Sf A -4 ' K'WiJjSBKjKSKtk m''' Y'iM't'S i hie, the American truck owner should substitute kerosene for gasoline wher ever he can. Thousands are now do ing so b means of the Huntley Hydro Pneumatic (lenerator, which Is an ex clusive featute of Mttlo (Hunt Trucks, With this device Little (Hunt Trucks and Concrt-a-Car (Pord one-ton unit) may be operate, on a mixture of ; Mi',, gasoline and t'O'f kerosene, or on kerosene or distillate alone, at one half usual fuel costs." PACKERS' PROFITS FIXED. Packers' prolits on the meat trade were llxeri by the United States food ( administration, through Joseph P. Cotton, chief of tho meat division, nt 'Z.'t per cent of the total sales, and in addition to this the large packer Is subject to the further restriction I that his earnings from this class of I business may not exeecd !t per cent , of the average capital necessarily used by him. These tirollts. accotdlni: to the rill- ' lug, the result of which was forecast at a meeting held In Chicago several days ago, are to be net after all ex penses ate paid. The prolits on the by-products of the packing industry soap, tanned leather, glue and fertilizer are tem poral ily limited to If, tier cent on the Investment. "Tho packers should bo permitted to earn in these specialty branches n fair ptollt," said Mr. Cotton. "The 1." per cent margin Is temporary, !or this is a matter which must be taken up, riepartmeut by department, for each concern. "The live largo packers will not be permitted to use their specially busi ness to injure the smaller packers, nor will they be permitted to adjust pink prices at the expense of beef or mutton or vice versa. "Hocauso of (inferences in the na ture of business or illllereut concerns, special prollt rulings may be made. ' EAGLETS. resident Walter .1. Pried of the Illinois .Merchants I'totective League was fonnerl iu the Perioral Service ami was for some time Deputy City Collector of Chicago. Ho is n well known attorney ami has been pres ident of tho League since March 110, 1 ! 1 ', . Tho League Is reported to have addeil l.'on new members to its list which embraces some of the best known ilrms In the iit. I'reslilent Priori has suirounileri himself with the best stall' obtainable thus assur ing hlghl.v I'lllclont sorlce for mem bnrs. A. McDONALD, the Superior Court. wmwo- MlEKCrOPE CONTROLS ALL NAVAL OPERATIONS 'I lie must Impiii-timt limit In the niivy liiilay Is Ailtiilrul William S. Men sou, iiiiiklng nillici- In the -enlre mid ililef nf iimmiI iipciiiiliins. ci Hi : It Is heaiil of lilies mit-dtle iiiimiI elieliw. Hit tit-ill.v. or ..lllcliillv. Ailniltiil Heiiviui s "i-hni-miii with ll pent- tlntis Hi" tin, .(, mill wiih iin pi-fpiirii-lion uiul i-ciiillut'xs or iiiiins fin- lis ne lit war." When congress rieilled iho Iiaitlculiii- lillln which he mm MIN mi May 11. JIM.-.. iln ilittli-s ,.r bier uf IIHMll npei'illliius ui'ic 11111-. ilellueil. Ailiiilinl Iteiisiui, i li-t) n rear iiilmlral, took tln Juli ii ikI tin. public prnuiptb I'olgi.l be wns there. When Hie wur eiinie lh(i-i ,-(. so imiiiy nlher llllllgs In ii'i-llp.x llii pnlillr inlliil Hull no line i'ii!ll Il lilts siiiii m ittllli Ail- tllll-ill I'.ciisnii's nllli'lnl seelllsluii. 'Illslile Ills iloiir on tilt- seeiutil M riheimv.v ili'piiriiiieiit Is n "pos- llxelj no tiiliul 1'ilice" smi. A ills-lliiuul-heil Nlior to Washington In- qillreil the ni; iln.v hiis(i olllie It was uiul when Inrori I tihinill. luillll'eil. "Who Is Iti'iisonV" I hill he eiiteieil tl Illee be wnu'il have I'nuuil hlitiseh rnelng n iiilililli-n-.-nl, ii-lm-liiiil.liig 111:111 In unirnrui. liilliei- slight of bllllil .seiileil at 11 Vit.x 111-11 1 1 ill lilliL'cil desk In the eeliler of the I'linm uiul eMimltiltl'.' copies ol' enlili'i-iHiis, The tintisunl Ini-lilelll id' a sninger ennilug Ullilll iioum-eil would tint bae illstmlicil Ailiiilinl llfii-uii In the least, lie would i'iihalil. Iiiim looked up I'riuii his wink iiml i-iiurteoiisly lniulred what his s(o- wntlleil. II' the stor i-Npliiltiril thnl he hud miiile a mistake 11111I wns looking lor viiuie nlliei- ollli-o, t Iinli-iil would plnliiilily have left his work uiul 111 Ill- pauleil lit in to the 1 iulii iloor, at Hie snmc time enuiiiieutliig hi his ii-stnil mild manner on tin. Iin-ouveulciii-e which the piesenl iii'i-iiiigemenl of olllces neci's Mirllj causes visitors. Aliiluhni the sor evpresseil bis ihmiks 11111I ended with the irn erlil.-il. "Hope I liaven't dlsinibeil .ntt," the niliiilrnl would hiixe prnliiilil.x i-ennutkeil : "Xol In the least. sr. (ini n be of seixlee." Deciding uiiillei's of 1111 til lraleg,x In luiiue ami I'oi'eltm waters, looking after the ilciulls of exery phase nf America's naxiil wur program ashore or ulliiat, uiul sitpei-xMug all mallei's relallng illreetly or ludlreelly to naval xvnr plans, these m-e the must Impiillaul of the duties xvhleh Admiral Itcli-nn has In iii'11'cinn. l-'rniii 11 praetleiil view point he N I'ommiiiiilcr Iu chief of the navy iisliore ami iilluiil. lie Is to Hie uiix.x MAY REVOLUTIONIZE MOTOR POWER frWff'' air ?EIS'v' "'(JfyTtt Hie cllfl'U.l is iilreiiil.x iMslent iiml I nut gnlllg to llllll.e It b.X I IK-MII- I linxe illM'oM'i-eil, ll Is eolieeuliateil. II we xxalll .0 Illlike 1 1 -1 of eleeli'lell.x nlll of Hie nrili we 1 iiui'cllll'illi ell 'll'lt. ll N III -Miry n I till lit liollei's 11 1 1 1 1 engines to produce lliousimis of hoi'se power out of coil, M,x ilexlee is utilized In such ii xvnx lliiil ll Is iiluin.t coiniiisiil energy. 'I be sottri f the eiier.. Is cr.v grcul. II Is poriabie and .xou eiin eiin-.x it lioiii place to place. "M.x ni'.llii' will ii 1 h In,-, power to turn soiuelbliig. tluil Is nil. It dm-s lint li'ijlllri- iltl.X heal, ll eiin be put III Ilil.X I'liotll, III nll.x eellar. The pl'ltielple Is so cMicuicl.x simple llllll the llllllllle ,Xol see ll .Xoll will Miy In ,Milll'ell : Well, xx hj dlilu't I think nl that hei'iire.' " L LOOKS AFTER COUNTRY'S HD'ENUE "lie Is nlwil.xs gnoil III llglires." said !auu,x'i lonelier, x lieu talking wttli bis mother ulier she had culled al the school. This happened In is"", and in .xeni's has imt ehnugeil lanlel (. Ilnper. At least I'licle Sum doesn't think so. because be uppoliileil hilll to probably the hardest Job of a uoii-iulll tiir.x uaiiii-e to he found In Washington. Ills olllce door teiiiN, "Collcelor of llilerual Uexeiiue." mill as Iho rexeuue has been Iiici-oiimmI M'Veral times It s going to be some Job. lie begun Ills prepiii'iillnn Inr lids career b.x intend ing Trlllll.x eollege, mill niter be XWis .riiduiited linin Hint .Vint l I'lirnllun In stlltllliill he I'oiillniied li.X I'lli lidllig the Nlllliilltil lllllesy nl' Wtisbluglnn. l. ('., frniii which lie eliielged I'nill' .xeei's Inlet- riiiilx lor 11 llgtit with the wnrlil. Snciii unci' Ills cnllege wnfl euiliil lie bei-atlie Xel'.x much lllteresei In the cotton and wenlng liidustiles. It wns Mr. Ilnper xxlm ilevelnpi'll II M'llellle nf enlleelllig 1-11II1111 stntlslles by 11 cnllul ul freipieut. IlilerxuN iluilll- tin Illll'Xest lllg perlnd nf I hi- unlabel' nl bales turned mil nt the gins. Tills iii 1 1 sell' in- Millie nn m hlexeiuent. and lln- gnxernineui 1 gnliil bis merit b.x si ndm. llllll nil II siirxc.X nf Ihe leMlle llnlllstrles n Alllerlcil mill In Ihllnpe. 1'lnn tills 1I11I11 he was eiiableil I mplc a liMlmol,. which has been IImiI v ll 11 1 In 11 1 1 lul'oi'mallnu b.X epeis In hs folium ,s well as nbl'oail. CUSTODIAN OF MmML k nisi aiiil 01 nieicly held iii ttut (Hiring tho xvnr by the custodian us a 1,- . e. An iNcetttlxe oilier Uvea the Hilary of Mr. Palmer ut $r,(KM) a yem .11. ci I'm he glxe 11 Imtid of $0(lKM), what the ehlel' 11I' stull' s to Hie lll'liiy. Sclelllllle tests mv -still being mini, llllilel lllltliorl.iilloti of eoliuiess of 11 weiuleriul ili'xli-e of Ciirnlieil T. (lira--'is-lilll. nil Al'llleulnu IllM'lilnl' mill in, I'llllllle of I'.osloll. Wlllell If nil Hint Is lii I nit- I I'm- It proxes true, will icvo lutlniil.e the motor power of the world. The Inxeliliir culls is ilexlee 11 "flee energy" gelieriltor uiul It Is sg. Iillli'iilil Mint coiigiess ileeined the mat ler woilh.x of selfiilllle tests. ,lns wbnl the engine s, s nut made known ll Is eliiluieil by the Inxelltiil- thai It nn drive 11 biiiileshlp ntiy ilNtin wllbolit stop for fuel. Inr tills Ml'imge dex lee Uses nn fuel: llllll It can plopel in airplane iirnuuil the win Id xvlth M-iiinr tieax.x eniiu-.ii to turn aside the 'i--ii It -1 shells, uiul perform oilier It'llls thnl seem 1 II -t UUeiillll.X. Ill spuiMug of bis luxeuilnll. Mr. 'ill'llgnssliin mi,s; "I linxe not iixei'cnme graxlly or I'li.Mhlug of Mini kind. The hiiiivo of SKXr ENEMY PROPERTY Airiiiigeineiits were made nt a on felciiei' between I'reslilent Wilson ,,, A. .Mitchell I'liliuer. cilsiiiillnn nl' in, III.X ilnpil',x. In put llllll complete 1 , orillloil Ihe pl'ovlslnus nf the Irndlli. wltli-lhe-enetny law I'nr eiisloily nl plnperl.x III this enuiilry nf (,'e'riilan citizens ninl ilinse nf cnuutrle.s allied wiih (ii rmiiiiy. Iteciipis nf enemy properly nl ri inl.x has licgiin. the I Irs I lecelpis he lllg 11 1I1-.1II Inr S I Ol 1.0(10 vniiutiirlly ten lei-Mi the fii-liidlan. who iiiiuiiil,v in xistcd It lii Liberty bonds. Wlihln a sliorl time property win th minimis ol ilojni's will be In tin- ens Indian's bamls, I'reslilent WIImiii hioh will Issue nn executive iitiler which will llllthnrl.e opening nf hrunch bit' rcaus for receipt of enemy .pi-operi.x. The 11 1 1 1 1 11 ti 1 1 dlsposltlnn of prop erly tuketi over by his olllce, Mr I'uliuer explained, rests xvlth congress, m hlcli must decide xxlielhei- ll slmll 1,1, Li - w jraH A irVkkkkkkkkkkkkkkV Hmsfi&ik. islHHkkkkkHC'. 1 t'jlkkkkkkkkkkkkkH!. vti iLlkBkkkkkkkHr & K; kkkkkkkkkklkkkkkkkkkkkkkK't? k fliliLLLLLLLLkiLLViLlLLLLLLKr ' THEODORE Lender In the Business EAGLETS. (leorge Ade Tuesday night auc tioned on the boxes for the Cnmp Orant-Camp Custer football gnmo next Saturday nt Stagg Meld between the acts of "Hoineo and Juliet" at the Auditorium. A minimum price of $100 for boxes, ench of xvhleh seats six persons, wns llxeri. Murutore ami (lalll-Curcl have agreed to aid Ade. The plan was arranged at a lunch eon at Hie Chicago Club, xvhere Prod W. Upham, llonore Palmer, Charles II, Pike, Pelrco Anderson, Wharton Clny, Evert h Wrenn, Orvllle Habcock, Klehuril T. Crane, Jr., iloxvarri (111 lette, Cllve Ituiiucls and John A. Chap man agreed that Chicago must come to the aid of the fund for athletic eipilpiuent for the hoys at Camp I runt. William P. Kmhl, President of the Knihl Coustriietlon Company nt "."n North Clark street, It one of the most highly respected builders In the coun try. Among the many great struc tures erected by him In Chicago may ho mentioned the now Thompson lllock ut the southwest corner of Clark ami Kiuzle streets 0110 of tho most beautiful buildings In the west. Emll Ixmghl, tho popular proprie tor of tho JtiBtly famous Italian & Greek Products Company nt 1618-20 South Wabash avenue, has built up a great reputation in tho business xvorld on account of the excollenco of tho olive oil and lino Imported wines handled by his house. Chuiles W. Deuhler, the genial and popular proprietor of the Justly fam ous Old Uttlucy No. H, Itnudnlph and La Salle streets, which is patronized by the best people of this city, Is not only one of Chicago's (lrst. citizens but Is one of her most successful busi ness men xvho has contributed large ly to tin upbuilding of Chicago. Collector SmlotanKu is making a good record In the Internal Itevenue ofllce. One of the host-llkcd nnd most highly respected men in tho buslnoss xvorld is It. L. McClelland, treasurer of tho big Chicago Mill & Lumber Compony, tho general oMlccs of which a 10 In the Conway building. Kdwurd J. Ulrk, the well known brewer, makes friends everywhere nr goes and would make a great race tor public office if he would allow his nuni to be used. Philip T. Pieueh, Vice Pieslriont and Tiensuier of the Adxnnco Packing & Supply Company, II to 1." Noith Prnnklln street. Is one of the most highly loppoeloil business men In Chicago. Ills f 1 lends, xvho ale legion. GEORGE McHALE, Talked of for County Commissioner from the North 8ide. OEHNE, and Political World. embrace tho best men In public and prl-nto life. George W. Paunin, the great fur rier, has made a business record for honesty and Integrity that wins for him hosts of friends. John Z. Vogelsang Is the dean of Chicago restaurant men. Tho Advanco 1'ucKlng & Supply Company of 11 South Franklin street enjoys a well desorved reputation for good work and fair dealing. Chiules II. Weaver, tho well known and highly respected South Water street merchant, is the leader of tho fruit and vegetable trado of Chicago. Honest, upright, patriotic and pains taking, his popularity eroxvs greater overy year that ho lives. Prank Illce, general manager of tho Ilenjntulu Kloctrlo Company, in ono of tho progressive young business men of Chicago. Ho Is respected and pop ulr with everybody. Dr. George Sultan always made a good record in public life. Otto ltlco, tho popular secretary and manager of tho Quick Servico Laun dry Company, would inako a splendid West Park commissioner. Ho Is pub lic spirited and popular, and has tho good wishes of his fellow citizens. Simon O'Donncll is an honest, earn est and respected leader in the world of labor. II. Schmidt of ssi center street ha a host of friends who would back him for public ofllce. 1 Joseph a. o Donneii, former legis I lutor and park commissioner, Is one ' Mi nmst popular mercl.ij rf !).: Chicago bar. ' Itlvers McNeill, the popular and effi cient Collector of Customs, reflects I creal credit on President Wilson's ad I ministration. When you need envelopes phone Hern Sunoilnr 7100. You can't fall to be satisfied. lolin 7. Vogelsang, the great res 'miriiieiir deservedly stands in the 'ninl r-ink nf the restaurant and hotel oen of Chicago, 1 1 Judgo William K. Dover is making I n splendid record on the Appollnto 1 bench. Judge John A Mnhnney of th ilntilelPHl court Is very popular with lie iiciiple hof.-niKe nf the good, com ion jn,. Iim displays on the bench.