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   Alton Evening Telegraph (Newspaper) - April 3, 1929, Alton, Illinois                                 ■WSM  The Telegraph Covers Madison, Jersey and Macoupin Counties.  ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH  aJL    ~    ~       ii    M------------ ~.....■    .__I  (Established January 20, 1836) 3c Per Copy  ALTON, ILL., WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3, 1929  Member of The Associated Press  Weather Forecast  ILLINOIS: Partly cloudy tonight and Thursday; slightly warmer tonight in northeast and north-central portions.  \  w 1  *7 ~    ............._———~——^-7—-—•..-r.ry-ff     ~ - - -- -- ~ —mm  utier Wins Second Term Bn Defeating Wilson  lose Contests Feature Ra_ce forCouncil Seats  Winner by 185  ■ 5 New Faces Will Appear In City Hall  Wright, of Seventh, and Bailey of Sixth Are  Reelected  ■  Fahrig Is Defeated  Three Sitting Aldermen up for Reelection, Are Beaten  Five new aldermen will ait in the City Council, when the aldermanic body is organised for the year 1928-29. the result of Tuesdays city election. Two sitting aldermen were reelected, three present members 01 the council were defated for reelection, and two others now in office were not candidates.    ,    ,     f   Alderman George T. Wright of  the Seventh and John *•    Z  the Sixth were reelected. George T. Sp less, in the First, Lawrence Fahrig Sr., in the Sixth and thanes Cairns in the Fifth were defeated for reelection. In wards where sitting  Colonel House Rests Following Operation  NEW YORK, April 3, CP)— Colonel Edward M. House, advisor to President Wilson, was resting comfortably today in a private hospital after undergoing an operation for the removal of a tumor on his bladder. Hts condition was described as very good.  The operation, performed at the Harbor Sanitarium, was done with the ald of spinal anaesthesia and Colonel House talked to the surgeons while the tumor was being removed. Shortly before the end of the operation the effect of the anaesthesia wore off and the doctors urged him to take gas.  “No, I will stand It,” he told them. "I don’t care to take gas.”  Colonel House is 70 years old.  Honors to Herrick Are Unsurpassed In French History  Nation's Precedents Are Abandoned for Ceremony  Rebel Defeat Is Claimed by Loyal Force  Two Day Battle Ends in Retreat from Jimenez, Calles Says  Reelected in Tight Race  Railroads Burned  Estimate 600 Revolutionaries Were Killed in Fighting  PARIS, April 3, OP)—Not In the history of France has a foreigner    ....... —      ,    ,    , been honored In death as France  aldermen were not candidates for re- tomorrow will honor former United election, Henry E. Ruedin, a former  stateg  Ambassador Myron T. Herrick, member of the council, was elected  Evcry  French regulation has been in the Second and Fred M. Sidner  g t re tched to the utmost to make the in the Third, to the seats reapec- ,  lagt  f or  the dead American an tively of Clifford Krug and Edvard; impressive memorial to Franco-B. Watson.    ....    American friendship.  Some Aldermanic I psets    ceremony    will be, as Ambassa  de aldermanic race, in addition  dor  Herrin would have had it, of to sending almost a record number  extreme  simplicity, for t*e man who of new men to the council, pro- ,  onpp  though  a  foreigner, inferred a  simple offer to give his life. if it was needed, for France.  Only a few of the thousands who have applied for tickets to the services at the Embassy will hear the farewell words of Premier Raymond Poincare, who will speak in the name of the French government. General Pershing who will speak for the American people, and Quinones De Leon, Spanish Ambassador, speaking for the diplomatic corps.  There will be no flowers, no music., No women will be admitted, only some 300 representative men in severe mourning garb, all according to American usage. The next part of the ceremony, however, will be in j French style, with a guard of honor of the French Legion of Honor, arms drawn, lending the only touch of color to a long solemn funeral cortege to the American Pro-Cathedral where services will be conducted by Dean Beekman at 11:15 a. rn.  The body will remain in the edi  sided some startling upsets and brought fourth two of the hottest races in history. Lawrence Fahrig. Sr. dean of the council, an alderman 18 years, mayor pro tem , was defeated by Joseph J. Schenk by seven votes. Fahrig.    who    for a day    or ao  wa; talked of    as a    "darkhorse    can  didate for mayor and whose v    lion appeared    on    the last day for  \ifWng wiien it    was    believed he    would  Se an aspirant for the mayoralty, lost •tuo of the three precincts of the  . (Continued on Page 3)  Hyde Tells Senate Farm Relief Aims  MEXICO CITY, April 3, (A*)—Precipitate rebel retreat from Jlmlnez after two days’ bloody fighting there was halted this morning at a burned railway bridge north of the city.  Eight troop trains, which left Jiminez late yesterday under cover of the heaviest fighting of the revolt, were stalled while soldier* attempted to repair the bridge.  Between the trains and the temporary safety of Chihuahua City there were seven otner burned bridges, and It was believed the rebel retreat, at least so far as the rail lines were concerned, had been halted. Resort to highways would permit comparatively easy pursuit by federal troops under General Almazan.  This officer, whose two day attack on Jiminez culminated late yesterday in almost complete rebel withdrawal from the little town and the most decisive victory of the revolt, reformed his troops hoping to follow and ‘‘exterminate” the rebel army, which has been led personally by the movement’s commander-ln-chlef, General Jose Gonsalo Escobar. It was believed a small rebel rear guard left at Jiminez had abandoned the town dur ing the night also, permitting its complete occupation by federals At Chapultepec Castle, residence of President Porte* GU. it was announced; “The Woody battle which] has been foi *hi during two days at< Jiminez has resulted in the most brl I-  Aged Woman,  Out Walking, Meets Death  Mrs. Catherine Scil aum Falls Under Wheel* of Auto  Was 86 Years Old  Funeral Services Will Be Held from Bunker ‘Hill  Davis Runs Third — Contest Between Two Leaders Was Close — Wilson Strongest n? Seventh—Butler Carries Four Wards, f  Thomas Butler was returned to the office of Mayor, day, after one of the closest races in the history of A ton. The mayor was reelected by a margin of 185 over William Wilson according to the unofficial count. The vote was. Butler 3977; Wilson 3792. Former Mayor George T. Davis ran a poor third, polling only 1444 votes. The total vote for mayor was 9213.  Mayor Butler in his successful campaign for reelection carried four wards-the First, Fourth, Fifth and Sixth. Wilson carried the Seventh-Upper Alton-by a wide margin, the  Third by 49 ahd the Second by 4.  * Mayor Butler today said:    I    am  glad the suspense is over. I will go  Two New Members For County Board; Mrs. Worden Loses  and Beck Win—Bauer Leads Field  WASHINGTON, April 3. (A>)-Revision of the tariff on farm products, reduction of transportation costs by the development of inland waterways and federal aslstance in marketing through a farm board were recommended to the Senate agriculture committee today by Secretary Hyde as the basis for a sound agricultural  relief policy.  The secretary read his views from a prepared statement. Although he had had a long conference with president Hoover last evening, he emphasized that he was speaking for  himself alone.  •I wish to state,’ he said, that In discussing the subject, I am tweaking for myself alone I have not, within less than a month, had the opportunity to consider the problem in de-  (Continued on Page 3)  Annex Planned To Post Office Building Here  Interesting, Sidelights On CAt^Toumsh i pEiection  Four Justices of Peace Reelected; Connors Named  Mrs. Catherine Schaum, 88 years old. died Tuesday afternoon at the home of her daughter. Mrs. C. A.  Meisenheimer. of Grandview avenue. at 6:15 o’clock, about 15 minutes after being struck by the automobile cf Mrs. Verna Barker, of 271# Hillcrest avenue, as she backed her car out of the garage to the street In front of her home  No one witnessed the accident. Mrs.  Barker said she felt no shock in the    _    •___  car .from the wheels passing over the Stobbs, Former supervisor* body of Mrs. Schaum nor from the | rear end of the car striking her. The first she knew that Mrs. Schaum was near was when she saw her lying in the street after she had backed out of the yard. When picked up Mrs Schaum was still breathing. She died as she was being carried to the Meisenheimer home a block distant.    .    ,.  Deputy Coroner C. N. Streeper held on inquest last night and the verdict of the coroner s Jury was that M.s.  Schaum came to her death by falling in back of an automobile driven by Mrs Verna Barker while in the act of backing the car out of her driveway.  Was Taking Walk  Schaum had taken a walk  There will be only two changes in Alton township's county board delegation as result of the Tuesday election.  william p. Threde had no opposition for re-election as supervisor. H , —    .  william Bauer. Charlie Yancey. E. rumors of a demand for a recount, vves Beall and William Johler were but knew nothing of such a move re elected as assistant supervisors, i personally.  The two new assistant supervisors | Wilson gained a margin of 599 in elected to complete the Alton group of six are William D. Stobba and  back to work as soon as possible. I appreciate the confidence of those who placed me in office and I will do all I can to merit that confidence; I will try to give the people a better administration than I did before."  William Wilson had no statement to make regarding reports he would ask a recount, because of the closeness of the vote. The showing he made he thought was “mighty nice.” “I was glad to find there are enough good people in Alton to almost defeat two fellows. I had two men to beat. I spent practically nothing in my campaign-it eras less than $509. I have nothing to say now about a recount."  Hear Recount Rumor  William P. Boynton, who was associated prominently with the Wilson campaign, said he had heard  the Seventh ward that Mayor Butler had to overcome down town. The two downtown wards that went to  Election officials in .he first precinct of the Second ward showed speed in counting the votes At 5:20. i just 20 minutes after the polls closed, I the vote from that precinct was recorded in the office of the Telegraph. I It showed ISI for Butler. 42 for Wilson and 18 for Davis, a 2 l * to I margin for the mayor over both opponents.  me DOU) win ICIIUIWI WI    ll  fire until evening when without i J reasurv Department rlas ceremony it will be taken to the rail-    pilf .. a ,k for  road terminal to be put aboard a    I Ian# Keatli IOT  train fe* Brest where it will arrive    ^    Work  Lawing Lead** Field—Talley Heads* List for Constable  Friday morning. Escorted by a mill tary guard of honor it will be placed aboard the French cruiser TourviUe.  WASHINGTON, D. C., April  This Was Brotherly Case  When Joseph J. Schenk defeated Alderman Fahrig. dean of the council, he had eight brothers helping him  in the Fourth ward. Only one of the ...... ..... ......  brothers lives in the ward, but the  ;  All Alton     u   other seven came over election day redded in Tbeedaffr    ethel  to help. Schenk’s margin, according the single exception of Mrs EUm to the unofficial count, was seven Lessner who did not MeE^uiniJo     ---------- -    --    -    . . ...    Welsh, auditor of the Gwynn Milling  tau and I shall not    tajpww     Co hfre and  Eleanor Porter, steno-  any detailed piece of legislation YU,  Rrap ^ pr ln the com , )a ny‘s offices were gentlemen are very much mort xttteaj  iouDd t0 death today ln an au to-  r£‘S,Sfr h i sswsssjrsst barras sssrss: ^ brsr    SHHbr: tur^srssr^\  here today.    mayor    illness of Police Judge Day, Henry P. j  m. m    I    n.    i    plans for th© addition have been    —»    Beneme, Frank Ford, Dame! donjuan.  Man and Stenographer    completely drawn by the treasury    Analysing    the    Vete    i There were six aspirants for the five  Found Shot to Death architects, and aU oUier steps be-     total    votP    for    may0 r    was    1212    P^es to be |Wrftlte_candidate  de   COLUMBUS, O, April 3. OP)-E A. I tore actual work hare been taken  Mrs. ocnauiu n«u    - -— stobbs is a former member of the  l ^ n  0 £3*s”that°th^^r1-<> P w^rcis  from the Meisenheimer home where     but     Beck.    an    insurance    g    g^^lm    a Sgm of  know her mother had gtmg out for j    ^    ^    ^non,    (Continued    on Page 3)  a walk until .«he was carried back to 1 “ "       —  the house She had been III suffer-    Mrs. Worden Beatee  inn from heart attacks but in    the    (toe present member of the Alton    ^    o    Da.  ast week or so had been better    and    delegation on the county board.    I /III lr’I (*f    I Of    DUSI  wu Tn the habit of taking walks    Frank C. Pickard, did not stand for    *jUHUcU,t    IHI  around the block. It wa# said at    the    reelection. And the other member  _    .     W hose term expired. Mrs Harriet V.  Worden, Altorss sole woman supervisor. went down to defeat. Among the ten candidates contesting for the six posts as assistant supervisor. Mrs.  Worden was in eighth place after unofficial returns had been tabulated.  C. M. Scribner. Sr., was nosed out by Harry H Beck by 204 vote*. He has twice sought election as an assistant supervisor and it is a coincidence that each time he ran. both in 1927 and 192#, he Just missed gaining the coveted county board chair Scribner in seventh place was 204 votes behind Beck; two years ago he missed election by only 73 votes Mrs.  Worden was 484 vote# behind Beck on the unofficial count.  Baaer Leads Field  I Meisenheimer home, going a short ‘ distance and then stopping tor breath. It was believed that she walked around the block and had stopped to rest at the driveway into Mrs Barker s home Being  s “f ht *y deaf she would not have heard the  (Continued on Page 3)  Mrs. C Cope, Hit Bv Automobile and Taken to Hospital  Of Lovejoy Is Let To Noted Artist  Oskar J. W. Hansen Will Sculp Likeness for Hall of Fame  SPRINGFIELD. Ill. April 3 CP)— Contracts for the first two hereto bronze busts to be placed in tho Hall of Fame of the Illinois Presa Association, to be established in th* University of Illinois Journals schools, have been awarded, it was announced  KenaiiiR ConsciouMie** and la Later Taken to Home  1 rjih 1 n hi    here    today    by    ll. L. Williamson, sec-  The vote on assistant supervisors,"^    association.  showing the order rn which the can didates stand on face of the unoffi cia! returns follows:  Mrs.  for that task than I “I have long been interested In the end* to be accomplished by relief rather than by the legislative method While I make no pretense of being an prt I do claim the same earnest-, .bt purpose which dominates your  Officials are awaiting the $350,000 allotment, from which the Alton job is to be financed which becomes available at the beginning of the next fiscal year, July I.  Alton residents are assured by the  mobile near New Albany, east of here  County authorities believe Welsh shot ----...     f     .     wiU   the girl and then turned the gun on department that the ^ntract win jLAif    be let immediately thereafter, lf it  Franklin County Coroner John tx IM* let ^softly baffle*. ^  Murphy who began an investigation. lion of the July ‘ p 3 ^ P 7,w ‘ '..  „    — ------- .    ...     said     indications    were    the shooting Therefore, it is certain the HUnois  bi its quest for solution of th     a t    an    early hour today. city will have Hie much-needed ad-  tjig problem.” ,     The     automobile was stopped in the dition to the present structure wen  I middle of the road and there were on the road to accomplishment be-.    I    two    bullet holes in the windows of, lore the summer has expired  County Offices Are    I    the    car. Miss Porter was shot in the Treasury officials, who hare    been  I.IHI my WI.    I,    -     and  in the head while Welsh cognizant of the need for increased  .Spilt Bet ween I art lea ^ h ” ahot throut!h thP head     facilities at Alton for more than1 a  EAST ST. LOUIS, 111. April 3, (Ab— ,  WeUh waa a i go  secretary-trcasurer year, are especially anxious that the Democrats and Republicans split in ,  h  Business Mens Advertising; construction Job IlMra yesterday s election of members of the 4 rvlce here     market" in advance of a number of  county board of supervisors. Justices ^    ----  7 (Hi  of the peace and constables.  in Bond county, three township j elections reported seven Republican and three Democratic supervisors  |   elected.    _    ......  The Republican ticket was swept j into power in office in the township j election at Carbondale.  Granite City turned out a record  vote in a three-coniered race for two  places on the park board with John W Qpstly, incumbent, being the low   tJ In Nameokl and Venire present officers were reelected^_  Carl Hartman Wins > Mare on the Mayor  if carl A. Hartmann won a mare the mayor, Tuesday. He had ager with Arthur L. Floss--* suit of clothes against a horse.  Mr Hartmann was betting on Mayor Butler s election. Floss on former Mayor Davis.  Mrs. Hartmann is a horsewoman and worked hard for the election of Mayor Butler, as the horse will be hers. She worked, she said, for the mare as well as  the mayor.  Mr, and Mrs, Hartmann have dc Hied to name the mare Tommy Butler. ’  Swain Objects to Rivals, One a Husband  CHICAGO, April 3, (A*)—When Ole A. Lee. a janitor bv trade, read an ad rn the matrimonial paper about the airy little 22-year-old red headed girl. all alone and oh. so lonesome, It almost made him cry,  He was still on the verge of tear-> when he faced her yesterday In Judge Joseph L. McCarthy’s courtroom.  For one reason, she had her husband with her.  For another reason. Lee explained to the court, he advanced her $900 in HOO Installments to pay for -a trousseau that never graced his march to the altar.  And for etui a third reason, he explained, he discovered too late that exactly 69‘J other men .had lead the ad and were in the field as rivals.  So. Monday, he led a raid on her flat and had both Mrs Helen Goodrich and her husband arrested on a disorderly conduct charge.  Judge McCarthy continued the case until next Monday to decide what, if anything, to do about it.  oilier needy cases which> *ill be taken care of out of the *350.000  sasrSr SxS    jwJvmS    HS  d^^ 34lflei thanTh^ iou* at the Quintet his unofficial total bebig Just  f     from    the    pavement    at  presidential SIT ‘fn ^iemb?, | tom votes to    rf*    arf    Pear,    streets    in    an    urn  when 12.671 votes were cast Mayor    KrtS    hospiul    Beneme  Butler two years ago received 4289    k* wU * s '  BenesJe ‘    **-**“    u, st „  r . --    .    bos-,  ^vote^l^^iatn^    vote    on    Ute    office    of Ji f  Ice j    SU^^ous-  2LT5 “2 yw'r, I iii Davis and the standing of the candidates     and     ^     she  had been struck  total Tuesday, which was 1444.    was on face of the unofficial returns was.     by     w    »uten»We  2034 votes less than he received when    „    423"     was    1     —-------  running for reelection. Wilson’s total, Eddte ll. La I ss ..........  was 1144 more than the combined, IL nry P. Retiree ........ ••  vote of 8. a. B Crawford and H. O ,  Olberson two years ago. Thus, 1 Pan|#l Qqaaan lowing for the drop in the totsl vote. I M. 8. Connors ,  Butler might be said to have polled the same vote he got two years    ago,  while Wilson got the Crawford    and         Fleeted:          I.    H. William Bauer ........    3895      2.    Charlie Yancey............    3830      3.    William D. Stobbs .......    3278      4.    E. Wes Beall .............    3068      5.    William H Johler ........    3048      6.    Harry H Beck ...........    2868          Defeated          7.    C. M Scribner. Sr........    2864      8.    Mrs Harriet V. Worden ..    3414      9    Fred Meyer ...............    2320      IO.    Nathan Moore.............    897      In addition to the six assistant     Tile announcement was made following a conference with Oscar J. W. Hansen, sculptor of Chicago, who was awarded the contract for the statue of Elijah P. Lovejoy, abolitionist editor of St. Louis, and Alton, who was shot to death by a mob, Nov. 7. 1837. at the rime his fourth printing press was destroyed and thrown into the Mississippi.  This was the second contract awarded. The first went to Lorado Taft, sculptor of Chicago, for a bust of Victor F. Lawson, former editor of the Chicago Dally Newt  Mr. Hansen also conferred with Thomas Rees, publisher of the Illinois State Register, regarding the  Frank Ford  ............. ;   .........3977  .........3004  Defeated  Gurley Howard ...............1585  On the office of constable there  Her injuries were not considered supervisors for the coming year will Rees’ >g* J*"*,  ’    ------ include three holdover members- Henry W. Clendenin. Uie late editor  serious and she was taken home at 2 a. rn today by her parents. Mr.  Chairman F. E Coppinger. Val De  and Mrs J. A Emory at #10 Hemp- j  lanpy ,  and  claries E Kuhn  ton street,  Mrs. Cope Is 17 years old.  The  They have assured RepresentaUve g 0 j ; arge   “Complimentary Votes”  three unopposed candidates J- Was Talley  Matthew J. Schneider Sr., of 1227 East Sixth street, assistant manager  At the  Gibers^ 1  wtels K and li mo*t 'of" thMDavls    was    an array of 15 candidates    with    g^ry home on Hampton    siree* to-    at    a    •    J  ?etectteS    ^cee to be filled. Those    clee    ™ Mrs Cope    was    sail    in bed md    IHM    (UM   defecUon     ted    on    face of    the    unofficial    count     h / r    mo , her  told a reporter    that    she     u   had    been unable to sit up    and inter    lulu#****!    ill    (    pqok  SIM    mil    injuries were .eared    Hi |UrUU    111    lr!    OMI  iwimiiim.niirv votes "I J. H. Dailey ................  28*5     A     ^ter of the injured girl. Mr*    J  U^M m SmSSTm mu post* I & SS Hemphill    5S15,    MUS    Hoffmann     air    j  E . g. Oohel el~  master and other local officials that  Margar et Caldwell 540# for cit); »t" 8l * nk " nv .............. ^LtM^Sp^Sd    friended a  .u,., mw&r* rd tile needs    at    Al-    trMnurer and William F.    Threde 4822    Henry J. Delaney .....  1000    ^i d  that Mrs    *1.    I  urn and that a shortage of funds for supervisor. Thus. 3388 voters did Wes Talley was the onl) one in the picture show with her in    Metropolitan    Life Insurance  S ZZ ST the onlydeterrent to !^ r  t     ballot    for    city    clerk;    3804 list of five elected who polled orer  ton  After• the    tori    CO. office here. was severely hurt  The    state-j ^  nol  take the trouble    to vote for    3000    votes He was one of three    elec     4av e the sister    car 1 At  union    Sunday evening when his    automobile  *    - ted incumbents of the office to stand  on lh e Middletown car At Unto    u  0  y  vprturne ^  in a  ditch at the  for reelection The other two were ' * lre *t    she transferred to the UrUon    wm^ovrr    ■  J. H (Doda) Dailey and John Chsnd-     w  un* leaving the car at Gold    andI) roMttide    n ar » na a   ___tor.    Dailey being    re-elected    on    face    Union. She was walking  Four justices of the peace were re-I of the unofficial count and Chandler    sister    stated, when struck Dy  *    “    ------ being nosed out by Henry Delaney by    auto.    __________  23 votes Delaney Is serving as eon I    ~  statue by appointment.  building at that time.    __  ment today is considered a re-assur- ( be  j on e candidate for city treasurer anre that the project wiU not be 4591 did not mark Th red es name  neglected this time.    j    .....——  Specific details of the plans for I    Old Hands at the Jab  the addition have not bren an- ----,  flounced here, although everything, elected and a former police has been finished "on paper” The trate. M 8 Connors was named to addition will be modeled, it Is: that office. There were six <cand * learned, to take care of what Is said dates, with fire to be etoctwl Thr to be the main objective in increas-  ( trailer was Curley Howard, a Negro. mg the Alton offlce.-the congestion    —-—  in postal facilities.    I Tradition Holds—and Doesn t  the  lf in Caldwell Only lf oman to Be Elected  Mu* Caldwell was the only woman elected. Mrs Harriet V. Worden was defeated 'for reelection as assistant supervisor. She ranked eighth in the Ult of ten candidate*, of whom six were elected. 5irs Ethel lessner was not a candidate far reelection as justice of the peace.  I -First place on the ballot' uadi-ttonsilv held to be the favored place,    Vf"  Sit ISSZ to all but one cand!-I date. Wilson for mayor. Harry Beck for assistant supervisor; Henri'  Centralia in Grip  Of Scarlet Fever Scare  CENTRALIA, 111, April 3. (A**- All were closed tod av and 1 all children under 18 were ordered to stay at home as a precautionary step  fiLrarj-srexj    a. jut? jzv? .  J. Wen Talley for constable, ail 01 whom had first place in long lists oi  of scarlet  I    TVliev^for    constable.    aU of    has    broken    out    here  •.Karos  3S!SSWS» STS' *  m ' iirst-placers' won Reudm east* appeared App»u rn*.  1 ’thp second ward Bailey Ut the studtnti are j Sixth and Wright in the Seventh, and high schools.  enrolled  fever, i  J  .•aith J  •ster- !  first,  ;radf  Election at Glance  Mayor Thomas Butler City Clerk—Or land Be mph ill City Treasurer—Margaret M. Caldwell    _    _    ,  Supervisor—William F, Threde, Assistant Supervisors — Beck, Stobbs. Beau, Jollier,    Batler,  Yancey.    _  Justices Bene ie. Ford, naw-Uss Gorman. Connors  Constables — Taltoy. Hoffman. Dailey, Blanker. Delaney  Aldermen Fir'-! Craig; Second, Rue Ult;    i hud, Bidner;  Fourth, Schenk; Fi'M.  Sixth, Bailey; Seventh, Wright.  Reports are that the insurance man was forced to turn into the ditch to avoid a car parked without lights. Rather than crash into the ohter car, he swerved so sharply that has car went over a low embankment and roiled over, 'live driver of the other automobile is said to have sped away without waiting to see what had happened.  For a time Schneider was unconscious. and when assistance came from occupant# of a car ti tat passed some time later, he was taken to the office of a physician. The physician had to take eight stitches to close a wound in Schneiders arm. He also found that a painful head injury had j been suffered by the insurance man. I Tuesday Schneider went to iii* office for a short time. but Ilia (on-dition wit such that he was obliged j to return horn#  of the paper.  Oskar J. W. Hansen. Chicago sculptor, to whom the contract toe the Hall of Fame bust of Elijah P. Lovejoy was awarded today, is president of the AlUed Arts Association of Chicago and is Ute sculptor selected to do the colossal monument of I-cif Frickson, proposed for a place on Leif Erickson Drive in Chicago at the mal nentranee of the Worlds Fair    ,    ,  His unique ideas and method# of portrait sculpture and his theories of light in its application to portraiture have won for him the appetition “the artist of the fourth dimension” by Amebean exponent*  of that difficult theory.    _  He recently completed a winged “Victory” for the Hinsdale war roe-mortal and busts of Joseph Conrad* novelist, and Joseph Birren, Chicago painters.  Kohler, Zerwas ami  Boi d W in at Goilfrev  H C. Kohler was cleated trustee and Walter Zen ham Boyd were named 1 Tuesday’s election in Cl ship. George H Schwa lard Guise*! were name the peace. The VO «:  For Justice of the prat 177; OuLori 53.  For constable 1 Leu  Jessse O Kenney. Ck I miller. <»; Zarvio,  Achoo, trustee, ii. C. is .  school and WU-  tablets al ey town  and WIL  tattoos af   

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Genealogy Made Simple

Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!

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$9.95

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Take advantage of our Introductory Membership offer and become a member for 1 month only for $9.95!

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Your Membership Includes:
  • 10 page views for 1 month
  • Access to Over 155+ million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a Monthly Membership only for $29.95
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 155+ million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a 6 Month Membership only for $99.95
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Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 155+ million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!

What our Customers Say:

"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.

"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.

"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.

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