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HICAGO ALC. 3 Pl 111 III i II I ' 1 .X V, - v JOHN POWERS. Popular Alderman Who Should be Re-elected. CLAYTON F. 5MTH FOR CITY TREASURER Popular Alderman Selected As Candidate by Democratic Organization. Clayton F. Smith, popular Twenty eighth ward alderman, was given the hearty endorsement of the Democratic Managing Committee of Cook County, for City Treasurer last Monday. His selection was a popular one with all classes of Democrats, as his record as a public official and business man is so well known that his candidacy will prove a winning one with the peo ple. Aid. Smith served as city treasurer from 1917 to 1919. Since'then he has been alderman from the Twenty eighth ward. He served as a member of the board of local improvements under former Mayor Harrison, resign ing to become garden of the county hospital. WOMEN WANT TO . BE ALDERMEN The women are making efforts to gain seats in the 5th, 14th and 17th, wards. Florence S. Hall filed in the 5th, Lulu M. Sims, colored, in the 14th, and Silvie Pollacchioli in the 17th. In the 14th, where George M. Maypole is the retiring candidate and up for re-, election, there is a considerable negro quarter, but it has never been consid ered strong enough to have any con trolling influence in the ward. OAKLAND 2776 Individual Family Laundry Service NO MARKS NO PINS Bundles Washed Separately Peerless Steam Laundry Company 4432-34 State Street Bell Don't Forget to Replace the Receiver Telephone users are urged to replace the receiver promptly at the end of every conversation. If the receiver is left off the hook, either intentionally or accidentally, it completely cuts off your tele phone from every other, and requires the operators to report to persons calling that your telephone is out of service. By replacing the receiver on the hook at the end of each telephone talk, you keep your telephone door open ;-2 : and assist in maintaining good service, 4 - ILLINOIS BELL TjELHONE COMPANY ) 2? CONTINUES SKIP STOP CAR SERVICE Skip-stop service on the Chicago Surface Lines has been ordered con tinued by the public utilities commis sion. One-man cars for outlying districts and a continuation of the experiments with trailers was provided for in the order. The skip-stop plan has already been approved by the city council. The order, after providing for the skip-stops, declares that one-man cars provided with safety devices have proven practicable where the traffic is not excessively heavy. Use of the one-man cars, the order say, will release many cars for down, town use. ' ' Immediate purchase and use of more trailers is provided for in the order. The car company's engineers are in structed to draw up tentative plans for the rerouting of lines, so that a maximum of efficiency may be ob tained. The order marks the end of an old case started at the instigation of the Cook county real estate board for bet ter street car service. CITY FIGHTS PHONE TRUST The city of Chicago has commenced a popular fight on the Telephone Trust. It is alleged that the state telephone merger endangers the $18,000,000 de preciation reserve fund built up by Chicago nickels. System Important News Events of the World Summarized 8 8 n n 8 8 4 8 B88888888888l , Personal Frederick H. Parkhurst, governor of Maine, died at Augusta, Me. He failed to recover from the effects of an in fection under his tongue with which be was, attacked three weeks ago. Foreign A Belfast dispatch says Captain King, district inspector, was seriously wounded and his wife was shot dead near the Mallow railroad station in County Cork. Organization of the Mexican army totaling 80,000 men, would be provided under plans drafted by Enrique Es trada, minister of war, and members of the general staff at Mexico City. Authorities of the allies at Oppein, Upper Silesia, seized two carloads of arms and ammunition being taken into Upper Silesia from Germany, it is said in a dispatch received at Paris. Prince Peter Alexievich Kropotkin, Russian geographer, author and revo lutionary leader, Is dead in Moscow, says a Copenhagen dispatch. Reports that disturbances which broke out recently in Siberia are as suming an alarming character are con tained in a Helsingfors dispatch. According to a Berlin dispatch Gro- ver Cleveland Bergdoll, American draft evader, and Isaac Stecher, his chauf feur, say they have Canadian pass ports, by means of which they escaped from the United States in July, 1920, and reached Germany. 4 President Obregon of Mexico has de-' cided to overturn all the concessions by which American oil and mining in terests were deprived of their proper ties during the last hours of the De La Huerta administration, according to information that has reached the State department at Washington. The allies' supreme council at Paris, representing France, Great Britain, Belgium, Italy and Japan, approved the German reparations plan drafted by its special committee. The plan provides for the payment by Germany of 226,000,000,000 gold marks ($5,783, 000,000, estimating the mark at .238) in 42 annual installments. Domestic Dissolution of the Association of German Comrades in Arms of the City of Peoria, by order of Attorney Gen eral Brundage, was reported to Secre tary of State Emmerson at Springfield, L. T. Benjamin, confessed wife slay er, was sentenced to 50 years, in the state prison by Judge B. F. Coyle, in the Kossuth district court at Algona, la. The Gulf Pipe Line company at Houston, Tex., posted a price of $1.50 on coastal crude oil, a cut of 50 cents M A Delmonte, Cal., dispatch says that Mrs. Mildred Jacques, wife of Claude Jaques of Delmonte, and Mrs.. Maud Pierson, wife of a Monterey business man, twin sisters, ane the proud moth ers of girl babies, born .Monday. . Robert Barrett, sixty, a Chicago commission man and a member of the Union stockyards of that city, was shot and killed at Wheatfield, Ind., by Floyd Garrett, thirty-seven, a tenant on Mr. Barrett's farm. The principal oil purchasing agen cies at Pittsburgh, Pa., announce a further reduction in price of crude oil. Pennsylvania crude was cut 50 cents to $5 a barrel and Somerset light to $3.75. The appeal of Judge Ben B. Lind sey of the Denver (Colo.) juvenile court from conviction on charges of contempt of court was dismissed by the United States Supreme court at Washington. President-elect Harding- In a letter in the current Issue of Our Navy, a periodical published at New York by naval men, declared that so long as there was need for national defense "we must maintain our navy.", ' A jury in District court at Sioux City, la., composed of four women and eight men returned a verdict complete ly exonerating Mrs. Martha Oxberger of the charge of, murdering Mrs. Ella Nichols, November 21 last. Federal Judge John R. Hazel en tered a decree at Buffalo, N. Y., in the case of the United States against the Eastman Kodak company under the Sherman anti-trust law, directing the dissolution of the company. The Philadelphia mint coined -43,- 084,352 pieces 'Of money in January, It was announced there. ' - . A radiogram to. the . Miami (Fla.); .Metropolis - said President-el eeti Ilard-i ing had caught 11 fish and ethers, in his party a dozen or more fish. ii n n n Unemployed men at Newport News. Va., were given their choice of work on sewer improvements or jail. The city manager issued the edict, promis ing sewer jobs to all who applied. Arbuckle Brothers at New York quoted fine granulated sugar at 7 cents a pound, a reduction of one fourth cent. The Federal Sugar Re fining company later , announced a price of 6.85 cents a pound. ' Four members of a Pennsylvania railroad wrecking crew, all from Co- umbus, were killed while returning to Columbus when their wreck train was lit by a freight train three miles east of Newark, Ohio. Another wage cut was announced at Coatesville, Pa., by the Midvale Steel and Ordnance company. Mechanics in all departments will be affected. Some workers will draw a $50-month reduction. Twelve persons, six men and six women, were burned to death and sev eral were, burned with but little chance of recovery when fire destroyed the Colonial hotel in Hoboken, N. J. Lieut. Clarence M. Cutler of Massa chusetts was killed and Lieut. Chester P. Dorland of San Diego, Cal., seri ously injured in an airplane accident at Coblenz. Three firemen were killed and 18 se riously hurt when a wall of a building at Providence, R. I., collapsed during a fire. Two of the injured are ex pected to die. A crowd estimated at 300 men jammed around the entrances of an Indianapolis 10 to 25-cent store in an swer to an advertisement for five per sons. Morris & Co., Chicago packers, have finally capitalized much of their large sufplus and have distributed $37,000, 000 in stock, which amounts to 1,233 per cent on their $3,000,000 capital. Co-operation between negroes and white "people in solving problems of the colored race was urged by Vice President-Elect Coolidge in an address at a negro church at Atlanta, Ga. More than 0,000 suicides in 1920, an increase of over 1,000 for a single year, were brought to the attention of the Save a Life league, according to its" annual report made public at New York. Ten officers and trustees of the Black Diamond Oil company, an al leged $25,000,000 oil and land corpora tion, with offices in Chicago and New York, were indicted by the federal grand jury at Chicago. Members of the Illinois Thresher men's association have been granted a rate of a fare and one-half in the con vention in Peoria, 111., March 1,' 2 and 3, Secretary J. M. Boyer announced at Decatur, 111. Washington The rivers and harbors bill, carry ing a lump sum appropriation of $15, 250,000, was passed by the house at Washington and sent to the senate. A motion to recommit the measure was voted down. 205 to 120. President Wilson at Washington re fused to commute the ten-year sen tence imposed upon Eugene V. Debs for violation of the espionage act. Live stock on farms and ranges January 1 was valued at $G,235,569,000, compared with $8,507,145,000 in 1920, the Department of Agriculture an nounced at Washington.' Modern battleships cannot be de stroyed by ' aerial bombs, American navy experts at Uashington declare, after a series of experiments on the old battleship Indiana. More than G0,000 checks on the na tional treasury at Washington for re- tainer pay due naval reservists are un claimed because of the failure of the men to keep the department informed of their address. The negro population of St. Louis in 1920 was G9,G03, an increase of 25,643. The negro population of Topeka, Kan., in 1920 was 4,294, a decrease of 241, the census bureau at Washington an nounces. Former Governor Coolidge of Massa chusetts will occup the same suite in the New Willard hotel at Washington that has been the home of Vice Presi dent Marshall. t The Japanese population of nawali In 1920 was 109,274 out of the total population of 255,912, and represented an increase for that race of about 33 per cent since 1910, the census bureau at-Washington announced. A Washington dispatch says that r new investigation into the escape of Grover Cleveland Bergdoll, draft eva der, recently located in Germany, is now in progress as a result of Berg doll's own account of his flight. Oil production in the United States in 1920 totaled . 443,402,000 barrels, whiie consumption of oil in the United Statesvea clied. the unprecedjen ted ,o-; tal of 531,186,oyd' barrels,"ra ccording Jo a Washington report. - - I ILLINOIS i BREVITIES Springfield. Attorney General Brun dage's demands upon the legislature for a huge appropriation with which to carry on a statewide war against booze sellers under the Volstead act's nuis ance clause are to be met with vigor ous opposition. Political leaders said that this is likely to develop into one of the biggest rows of the session and before it is ended will cause a strange alignment of members on the wet and dry sides. Opponents of the Brundage plans will set up the claim in the leg islature that the state's attorneys of the various counties and not the attor ney general's office should handle vio lations of the dry laws. . East St. Louis. Guy Kyle, rector of the Free Meth6dist church at Mount Vernon, was arraigned before United States Commissioner Hooker on a charge of stealing mail pouches con taining $lS9,0d0 at Mount Vernon. He has confessed complicity in the robbery. The former rector waived preliminary hearing and was remanded to the jail. Bail was fixed at $20,000. Loren Williamson, business partner in the garage business, was arrested at Mount Vernon in connection with the robbery. Williamson has not denied participation in it. Kyle is said to have implicated Williamson in the rob bery. Springfield. Official results of the recent election of the Illinois mine workers, as announced, show that the present state officers have been re elected. Frank Farrington is re-elected president with 35,218 votes. His nearest competitor, John W. Hind mash of Riverton, polled 14,834 votes. Harry Fishwick of Springfield was re elected vice president and Walter Nes bitt of Belleville, secretary-treasurer by practically the same pluralities as Farrington. Edward Dobbin of Belle ville defeated J. M. Zimmerman of Springfield for international board member. Springfield. Promotion of additional roads in the state of Illinois will be the aim of the Illinois State Automo bile association, which will open head quarters here to be open during the time the legislature is in session. Leg islation to this end will be framed by the association for presentation to the assembly. Representatives of the or ganization, which has a membership of G0,000, will be present to help enact laws in the interest of autoists and hard road boosters. Snrinjrfield. Reporting the results of a survey, William T. Cross, survey officer of the state public welfare de partment, advises the establishment of a rehabilitation hospital to provide an industrial training course for the phy sically crippled in the state. Several other recommendations for the care of physical unfortunates are made in the report. The rehabilitation act passed by the last general assembly made pro visions for the survey which has just been completed. Springfield. Taxicabs, rooms with bath, tips and other ways and means of convenience will in future be taboo for examiners for the state public util ities commission. A bulletin order which has gone through the commis sion's offices classes these things as luxuries not to be paid for by the state. If any examiners indulge in ex travagance hereafter they will pay the bills out of their own pockets, the notice said. Springfield. Construction work on a sewage treatment plant at Marion according to attaches of the state de partment of health, was' abandoned in 1915, and now the city is threatened with damage suits for stream pollu tion, and has submitted plans for the plant for review and approval to the state department of health. Tuscola. Tuscola is the recipient of a farm of SO acres of land in Doug las county valued at $20,000, which is to be sold and the money utilized for the construction of a public hall. The donor is a leading citizen, who makes the gift upon the stipulation that his identity remain a secret. Lincoln. Although last year's corn crop was generally considered below the standard. County Farm Adviser Ebersol says Logan county will not be lacking in seed corn for next year. The 1919 crop -will furnish plenty of seed, Ebersol advises. He says the grade of seed will be very good. Springfield. Of the 1,500 prisoners in ,the state prison at Joliet 450 have moved into the new prison which is being constructed by prisoners, J. L. Whitman, superintendent of prisons, announced. One cellhouse is entirely complete and a second is under con struction, Whitman said. Joliet. In order that mothers of smjall children may be able to attend the services on Sunday, a checking room and nursery for babies has been opened by the Methodist church in Joliet. Alount Carroll. Jackrabbits are not common in northern Illinois, but two of them have been killed near Mount Car coll within a few weeks. Aurora. A proposition to dismiss the children of the public , schools at certain hours during the school peri od! in order that they should be given religious instruction at the church of their choice was voted down by the Aurora board of education. Chicago. A state rent commission similar to that operating in New York, will be provided for in a. bill which State Senator; Harold Cv Kessinger, chairman of the legislative committee on housing problems, will be asked to present to the Illinois legislature by the Chicago Tenants' association. r - JOHN J. MITCHELL. Well Known Banker and Capitalist. GREAT CARNIVAL ON WEST SIDE What is planned to be the greatest community celebration ever held in Chicago will begin on the west side March 1 with the opening of a new commercial center on Madison street between California and Homan ave nues. At a meeting of the West Center Mercantile association Monday night at 3274 Madison street, seventy-one wrest side merchants announced the completion of plans for the celebra tion. On March 1 the new Madison & Ked- zie state bank, and the gigantic new Senate theatre, seating 32,000, the largest in the United States, fwill open. Cluster lignts wmcn win De a permanent feature will be lighted for the first time that night. THE CITY COUNCIL Ward. Elected 102O. Holdover. X J. J. Coughlin, D M. Kenna, D. 2 R. R. Jackson, R.L.. B. Anderson, R. 3 U. S. Schwartz, D.J. H. Passmore, R. 4 J. A. Richert, D.T. A. Hogran, D. 5 R. J. Mulcahy, D. J.B.McDonough.D. 6 C. E. Eaton, R. . A.A.M'Cormlck, R. 7 G. Guernsey, R..W. R. Fetzer, R. 8 M. S. Furman, D. R.A.Woodhull. D. 9 S. W. Govier, D. . G. Madderom, R. 10 J. McNichols. D.Frank Klaus, D. 11 L. Rutkowskl. D.Vac. to be filled. 12 J. Cepak, D A. J. Cermak, D. 13 J. G. Home, D..S. O. Shaffer, R. 14 J. H. Smith, D..G. M. Maypole, D. 15 O. H. Olsen, R...Ed. J. Kaindl, D. 16 J.A.Plotrowskl.D.S. H. Kunz. D. 17 S.S.Walkowiak.D S.Adamktewlez, D. 18 M.F.Kavanagh.D.John J. Tuony, U. 19 J. B. Bowler, D..John Powers, D. 20 M. Franz. D Henry L. Fick. D 21 C. J. Aernew. R..Dorsey Crowe. D. 22 It. C. Klein, D. . . Math.Hlbbeler, R. 23 W. P. Steffen, R.T. O. Wallace, K. 24 J. Haderlaln, D..Jas. Dorney, R. 25 F. J. Link, R....H. D. Capltaln, R. 26 T. R. Caspers, D.Wm. F. Llpps. R. 27 C.Jensen, D E. R. Armltage, R. 28 M.Adamowskl, D.C. F. Smith, D. 29 T. F. Bvrne. D..J. F. Kovarlk. D, 30 W. R. O'Toole. D. Jas. F. Burns, R. 31 T. F. Moran, D. .Scott M. Hogan, K. 32 J. H. Lyle, R....A. J. Fisher, R. 33 A.O. Anderson, R.J. P. Garner, R. 34 J. Toman, D Jos.O.Kostner. D. 35 T. J. Lynch, D...John S. Clark. D. DEMOCRATIC STATE CENTRAL COMMITTEE 1 John J. Coughlin, Chicago. 2 James J. Kelly, Chicago. 3 Terence F. Moran, Chicago. 4 O. J. Milord, Chicago. 5 Barth. P. Collins, Chicago. 6 Stephen D. Griflin, Chicago. 7 William Kells, Chicago. 8 James O'Connor, Chicago. 9 Edmond L. Mulcahy, Chicago. 10 John P. Dougherty, Chicago. 13 Douglas Pattison, Freeport. 15 Jackson R. Pearce, Quincy. 16 Thomas O'Connor, Peoria. 17 Everett Smith, Lincoln. 18 C. A. Purdunn, Marshall. 19 Isaac B. Craig, Mattoon. 20 James McNabb, Carrollton. 21 Ernest Hoover, Taylorville. N 22 Jeremiah Hoover, East St, Louis. 25 Reed Green, Cairo. wmsimamm rr j : iJaU - - .. V -J A, .'VI' .JJV ' -HJI-'Ti - A. R. MARRIOTT. Vice-President Chicago Title and Trust Company, 1 N BIG FIGHT ON ALD. T. 0. WALLACE There is a big fight on Alderman Thomas O. Wallace of the Twenty third ward. The city administration is fighting Wallace and a deal between the democrats and the Thompson forces is said to have been made at a conference in the rooms of the coun ty commissioners, Eugene H. Dupee and one of his assistants in the board of local improvements acting for the Thompson ward organization. Joseph Gill, democratic ward committeeman, does not deny that the city hall forces are backing Poage, who, two years ago, in his campaign against Congressman Britten, is reported to have been very bitter in his attacks against the Thompson administration. "The democrats think they have a chance to elect Poage because of the row betwen Wallace and the mayor," said Mr. Gill. "We have withdrawn our candidates in the past in order to help Aid. Wallace, and it is necessary for us to make a campaign if we want to keep our organization intact." A number of democratic leaders in other parts of the city are of the opin ion that the democrats of the 23d ward will make a mistake in entering into an alliance with Thompson. The only hope they see in the future is the overthrow of Thompson, and if demo crats try to bring about the defeat of such vigorous anti-Thompson alder men as Wallace, the outlook is dis couraging in their judgment. More than a score of 23d ward dem ocrats have notified Aid. Wallace, it is said, that they will not be parties to any deal with Thompson, and there are reports of trouble in the Thomp son organization because of Poage's criticism of the administration. To add to the confusion, it is understood that Mr. Poage does not intend to re cede from his stand of two years ago. KEEP ALL TRAFFIC OUT OF THE LOOP DUR ING BUSINESS HOURS Conditions in the Loop streets de mand immediate attention. The congestion is now so great that it is almost impossible to walk, let alone ride about except at a snail's pace. The city should take measures to establish and maintain adequate park ing space outside of the Loop on the North, West and South sides. Then all street traffic within the Loop should be prohibited between 8 a. m. o'clock and 5 o'clock p. m. The famous Terrace Garden is iiow one of Chicago's distinct features. A trip to the Morrison Hotel where the beautiful restaurant is located al ways means a return visit.