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THIRTIETH YEAH, NO.
FOR I. W. ECKHART
All Chicago Hails Him as the Proper
Man to Head the New Federal
Fair Price Commission
Former Leader of the Board of Education, Leader
of Chicago Plan Commission and
Great Business Man
John W. Eckhart, Chicago business
mnn, member of the Chicago plan
commission and former floor leader
of the board of education, haB been
promlnomtly mentioned as tlio prob
ablo organizer and chairman for Chi
cago's now federal fair prlco commit
tee. Although official announcement has
not reached Chicugo federal nuthorl
ties from the food administration in
Washington, Mr. Eckhart's namo
yesterday tillered through unofficial
channels, and was hailed with satis
faction By Uncle Sam's agents who
have beon struggling for weeks to
bring to book food speculators and
, District Attorney Clyno said ho had
- hoard, Mr. Eckhart wouldbo asked to
ff.vyo on the committee, 'but had no
bfttclRl (Mnfinnutlon. " ,
"No better man could bo chosen to
launch this highly important com
mittee," ho said.
It was pointed out tho man to lead
tho now prlco fixing committee
should bo neutral in reference to
market interests, and that Mr. Eck
hart, Interested In tho flour Indus
try, whore prices are fixed by tho
government, is in a position to direct
tho coramlttoo In Its food survey and
It ho nccopts tho post, lio will bo
charged with tho soloctlon of repre
sentative mon from every Important
Industry and strong representatives
from among tho consumers to com
plete tho commltteo personnel.
Mr. Eckhart could not bo reached
for verification of the unofficial an
nouncement. Ho started an automo
bile trip through Wisconsin Thurs
day and Ib not oxpoctod homo until
tho mlddlo of tho week.
As a furthor Insuranco agalnBt a
sugar shortage In Chicago, District
Attorney Clyno wired to New York
representatives of tho sugar adminis
tration asking that sufficient sugar
bo released to Chicago to meet all
public demands at tho government
prlco during tho next two months.
This request, togothor with an
nouncement by Honry M. Itolapp,
chairman of tho Chicago sugar dis
tribution commltteo, that govern
ment shipments from Cuba aro bo
ing rushed, cleared away tho "fam
"Sugar will contlnuo to bo sold in
Chicago at a rotall cost of 12 conts,"
declared Mr. Itolapp. "Tho raw su
gar coming from Cuba, which will
bo refined and ready for tho shlppor
within forty-olght hours of Its arrival
is tho best club with which to deal
with sugar hoarders."
GLENN'S GREAT PLAN
It Would Insure Continuance of
Present Popular Daylight
Law in Chicago.
Tho city council is likoly to bo
asked to pass an ordinance which
will direct that all clocks in Chicago
shall bo advanced ono hour ahead of
standard tlmo during tho summer
' months, if this plan Is favored by the
delegates who aro to assemble at tho
conforenco that hus been called by
tho Illinois Manufacturers' associa
tion. This plan, according to John M.
Qlenn, secretary of the Illinois Man
ufacturers' association, appears to bo
ono of tho most practical that has
"Wo cannot toll what plan tho con
ference will favor," said Mr. Glenn,
"but ono Idoa is that if Chicago wants
tho extra hour of daylight In tho
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evening wo can have it If tho council
will tako action.
"It wit! bo necessary for us to ask
tho railroads to advanco tholr rush
hour schedules ono hour, for tho rail
roads will, of course, bo opornttng on
standard tlmo, but It has always beon
their practlco to put on trains at tho
times when tho greatest number of
passengers wero ready, so It does
not seom likely that thoro will bo any
opposition. Somo othor changes will
bo necessary. Wo want to got nil
these various interests togothor so
that any difficulties In tho way of
early working-hours will bo disclosed
"In Dotrolt tho early tlmo has
been adopted through action by the,
city, council, so that It remains in ef
fcctftthereJiSTOgardlesa of tho rcpoal
of iw daylight saving' act by, con-,
gross, , '
"It Is probablo that oastorn time,
an it is called, was adopted by Do
trolt bocauso that Is tho tlmo used
In Canada, just across tho river, but
Detroit gets tho. benefit of tho day
light saving plans just the same.
Similar action has boon taken by
Clovoland nnd In other cities.
"Thoro Is another point to bo tak
en up whether wo want early hours
all tho year around or only from
April to Octobor, as Is tho plan in
force under tho daylight saving act
adopted by congress during war
times. Wo know that somo plans uro
to bo presented by mon who art?
much Interested in this matter, but
wo have not been Informed of all de
tails. Wo aro confident that if Chi
cago wants tho daylight saving plan
to be continued it can bo dono.
FOR THE CONSTITU
Tho following candidates wero
chosen at Wednesday's primaries hv
tho Republicans nnd Democrats for
delegates to tho Constitutional Con
vention: FIRST DISTRICT.
Walter II. Wilson, 2610 Pralrlo avo
nuo. Franklin A. Denlson, 3132 Calumet
Levy Mayor, Blackstono hotol.
Norman II. MacPhorson, 1907 S.
John J. Gorman, 1633 Jackson boule
vard. Fredrick W. nruder, 2126 W. Madi
Francis A. Hurloy, 2253 Warren
Michael F. Sullivan, 1611 W. Jack
Harry E. Greonwood, 215 8. Throop
Arthur E. Smith, 2042 Lexington
Edward II. Morris, 8757 Vornon
Archibald J. Caroy, 3428 Vornon
Mnthew D. Hartlgan, 2836 Wallaco
Jamos A, Gorman, 2812 Prlncoton
Josoph do Barborri, 466 E. 41st
Charles Hallbeck, 770 E. 41st street.
John E. Traogor, 021 W. 54th place.
Georgo P. Latchford, 4532 Emerald
Morton D. Hull, 4855 Woodlawn
Abol Davis, 5125 Ellis avenue.
William J. Lindsay, C219 St. Law
William P. CaBey, 6420 Langley ave
Fred W. Hack, 5483 Ellis avenue.
Barney Bcrlyn, 0003 Prairie ave
nue. SIXTH DISTRICT.
George A. Dupuy, 4526 N. Paulina
Rufus C. Dawes, 1800 Sheridan road,
Joseph E. Flanagan, 4850 N. Paulina
Josoph H. Stanger, 2244 Lowls
Victor Koehler, 1808 Byron street.
Christian Meier, 4246 N. Winchester
Frederic R. DoYoung, 50 E. 155th
Amos O. Miller, 211 Melroso avenuo,
David E. Shanahan, 3315 S. Western
Frank Trefil, 3437 W. 23rd streot.
INDEPENDENT IN ALL THINGS, NEUTRAL IN NONE.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 1!J, 1010.
Charles J. Mlchnl', 2410 S. Kodzlo
Hobert E. Cauloy, 2028 W. 35th
William H. Cruden, 10204 Wallaco
Perclvnl O. Baldwin, 2017 W. 70th
Prank J. Walsh, 542 W. CGth street.
Michael K. Sheridan, 5C08 S. Peoria
Honry Qronlcr, 6447 S. May street.
B. O. Bcesq G718 Wontworth ave
nue. THIRTEENTH DISTRICT.
Douglas Sutherland, 6558 Minerva
Oscar Wolff, 10011 Avenue H.
John J. Poulton, 7311 Oglcsby ave
nue Frank Foster, 0120 Exchango nve
Harry II. Wilson, 11332 Watt ave
Josoph Gajcskl, 514JW. 116th street
Ernst Kuno, 2025 ft. Halstcd street.
Otto F. Ring, 1420.W. 18th Btreet.
S. E. Plncus, 836 W. 14th street.
Dennis A. Horan, 1014 S. Ashland
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GOVERNOR FRANK O. LOWDEN,
Illinois' Chief Executive, Whom Republicans Will Probably Nominate for
President In 1920.
Edwin II. Wolman, 828 O'Nell street.
William Lowln, 1846 W. 20th stroot.
Charles Heohler, 1356 W. 14th
Anthony PIntozzi, Jr., 567 Forquor
Thomas F. Frole, 1140 W. Taylor
Michael IorussI, 761 W, Taylor
Harry A. Siegol, 1220 S. Homan
William E. Burns, 1549 S. Central
Martin J. O'Broln, 3815 Flournoy
Michel Rosenberg, 1250 Independ
(Continued on page 4.)
Located at Winnetka in Lake County It
Enables Lincoln Park Commission
er to Rule Chicago Park
But Many Chicagoans Rise in Anger When
Winnetka Man Forbids Chicago Autos
Parking on Boulevards
A Winnetka gentleman named
Hardin, who enjoys tho lake breezes
in that beautiful town in l.ake coun
ty, has aroused n storm of indigna
tion in Cook county becauso of somo
of his official acts.
These official acts an, o'no would
surmiso at first blush aro not acts
performed as an official of Cook
vr. je l T:-
Thoy nro acts porformed by John
II. Hardin of Winnetka, Lako county
(Toll), as a commissioner of Lin
coln Park in Chicago, Cook county.
It Is not hard for Mr. John H. Har
din to bwoII hliDBOlf In his Lako
county paradise and rogulnte tho af
fairs of Lincoln Park at tho same
Bocauso Mr. John II. Hardin Is n
manufacturer of lenses guaranteed
to conquer dlstanco and bring ob
jects In tho tolophono toll book
close to his vision.
Ho Is tho subject of much congra
tulatory commont over tho fortune
ho is alloged to havo mado from
Undo Sam through a cheerful con
tract for furnishing lenses for the
"lamps" of near-sighted spectacled
horoes in Iriiakl during tho war.
Wo havo no fault to find with tho
Hardin louses, tho spectacled daugh
boys or tho gonorous government.
But wo regret tho alleged fact that
Entered at Second
Office at Chicago,
Mr. Hardin has used his lenses at
Winnetka to discover something to
find fault with in Chicago.
In taking n Winnetka glance at
boulovards radiating from Lincoln
1'ark ho discovered that many Chi
cago people had tho habit of riding
In nutos to thu justly famous Ulcnzi
on Diversuy bouluvnrd to tho Pan
theon theatre, tho Edgowater Beach
hotol and many other ' paints of in
terest on tho Sheridan road and
whnt was worso to tho Winnetka
case they left their nutos parked at
tho curb until they came out from
these scenes of pleasure
Now plcasuro to a Winnetka man
Is llko Caster Oil to a bull pup. It
won't go down.
So Mr. Lens Hardin lamped
Dloasure through dark classes and
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Uoard ,Mu lUuTIIunilu couV,,r,n.alJ-
Boulevard Parking Ordinance.
Tho following boulevard parking
ordinance effective' September1 6th,
1910, has been passed by Tho Com
missioners of Lincoln Park:
No person owning, controlling, dri
ving or operating any vehlclo pro
polled either by animal or othor pow
er, shall cause or pormlt any such
vehlclo to stand on any part of Sheri
dan ltoail between Dyron and Devon
avonuo, or any part of Dlvcrsoy
parkway under tho control of tho
Commissioners of Lincoln Park, In
cluding tho Intorscctlons of said
boulevards with all stroots Intersect
ing tho same, between tho hours of
7 a. in. and 11 a. m., nnd 4 p. m., nnd
12 p. in., uxcept to receive or dis
chnrgo pnssongors or morchandlso
and In such case such vehlclo shall
not bo caused or permitted to stand C
on any part of tho aforesaid houlo-'
vards longer than Is necessary for
Any person violating tho provision
of this Ordinance shall, upon con
viction thereof, bo fined not less
than flvo ($5) dollars, nor more than
ono hundred ($100) dollars for each
This ordlnnnco Is especially called
to tho attention of automobile
owners nnd drlvors with tho warning
that Its provisions will bo rigidly on
forced .by tho Lincoln I'nrk police
on and after Soptombor 0th, 1919.
Tho result of UiIb ordor Is n gon
oral demnnd for tho roinovnl of Mr.
John II. Hardin of Luko county from
tho position of Commissioner of Lin
Lako county peoplo nro too good
And as Chicago pays tho freight
eho and hor citizens would llko to
sorvo notlco on Governor Lowdon
that thoro aro many men living on
tho North Stdo of Chicago wltyj
would mako moro accoptahlo patk
commissioners than Mr. John II.
Hnrdln of Winnetka, Lako county.
No Inconvonlimco or accidents
woro over caused by autos parked on
North Sldo boulevards hoforo John
II. Hardin's Wlnnotka's lonsos turned
a greon light on them.
Hnrdln should go to Lnko coun
ty and stay thero.
OSCAR MAYER ACQUIRE
MADISON, WIS. PLANT
Oscar F. Mayor & Brother, Chicago
packers, havo bought tho farmer's
cooperative plant at Madison, Wis.,
nnd havo Increased their capital
stock. To fluanco tho deal thoy havo
arranged to soil new stock to a syn
dicate of bankers, who will shortly
offer It to tho public. According to
notlco filed with tho secretary of
Btato at Sprtngfiold, tho namo of tho
corporation Is to ho changed to Oscar
F. Mayor & Co., Inc.
Tho reincorporated company, ono
of tho first to bo formed under tho
now Illinois incorporation law, will
Issuo $1,200,000 7 por cont preferred
Clasa Matter October 11,
Illinois, under At of M
WHOLE JN U31UER 1500
stock of $100 par valuo a share and
120,000 shares of common stock with
out par value. Tho old company
has outstanding $400,000 bonds, $300,
000 preferred stock and $400,000 com
mon. Tho bonds will bo retired.
Fred W. Upham, Treasurer of
the Republican National Com
mittee Says He Will Be
Gov. Lowdon of Illinois looks llko
a sure wlnnor for tho republican
nomination for president and Chi-
ccftftmustwake up ,and.thuHt!olf., (t
Uto oiMilWmu who cq1itufcpli."ljr ?
gntlonf, art doclaring for Lowdon,'
nnd along tho Atlantic coast tho Illi
nois executive Is considered thu
most satisfactory candldato thus fav
This Is tho word brought to Chi
cago, Monday, by Fred W. Upham,
treasurer of tho republican natlonul
committee, who has been spending
tho last two weoks in tho Now Eng
land states, Now York and Now Jcr
soy. Ho Is In charge of tho cam
paign to get tho big convention for
Chicago, and whllo talking with tho
eastern leaders of tho party naturally
heard many expressions as to tho
Those .who tnlkcd with Mr. Upham
today woro Impressed with tho re
port mado by him of tho Lowdon talk
ho heard whllo away. "I think Low-
den Is going to bo nominated," ho
said to his callors at his offices In
tho Conway building, nnd tho wny ho
said it showed ho meant It.
"I heard Lowden talk In Maine.
Massachusetts and Now York," said
Mr. Upham. "Tho only places 1
heard Gon. Wood's named mentioned
woro Now Hnmpshlro and Now Jor
soy. In my conferences regarding
tho national conventionand I
only talked to tho big mon In the
party I heard many expressions tn
vorablo to our governor. Tho Ills'
politicians In tho east seem to havo
mndo up thoir ml mis that Lowden Is
tho best man thus far nnmed. Tho
sentlmout for Lowden Is growing
tremendously all through tho oast.
That I learned from personal talks
and Information J received Indirectly."
If tho national convention Is held
In Chicago It Is ballovcd It would hn
n great aid to tho Lowden campaign.
If the republican connnlttoo is will
ing to let tho big gathorlng come to
Chicago It might ho considered that
it Indicated a sentiment among tho
national committeemen not unfavorable-
to Lowden, Mr. Upham sayn
Chicago lias a chance to win tho
grcnt gathorlng, Uit It moans hard
work and no lotup until tho national
commltteo meets in December.
"Thoro novor was a tlmo when
thoro woro so many cltloa socking
tho convention," said Mr. Upham.
"Sovoral cltloa think that thoy havo
tho fight won. Phlladolphla wants
tho mooting, as do Clovoland, Dotrolt,
Indianapolis, St. Louis, Kansas City,
St. Paul and San Francisco, Theso
cltios aro pulling ovory string. If
Chicago wins it will bo by a most
Mr. Upham was asked about busi
ness conditions In tho east.
"Prosperity ovorywhoro," ho re
plied. "Tho pooplo thoro novor he
foro had so much monoy to spend.
Wo nro tho bankers of tho world, and
tho cheapost thing In this country
now Is monoy."
Largest Weekly Circulation Among
People of Influence and Standing