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Oak Park Reporter Argus (Newspaper) - March 18, 1905, Oak Park, Illinois o v v.- ♦•••t. ^ ^V, Zhc YOL. XIX. NO. 11. OAK PARK, ILLINOIS, SATURDAY, MARCH 18, 1005. SI.50 I »KR YEAR IT NEVER STOPS Electric Current furnished by the Oak Park yaruan 60 Rates for Power and Li^ht so Low and Operation so Simple that it is being adopted everywhere. Euclid Avenue and Lake Street. 'Phone 99. Absolute Safety <xx>ooooocxxx>o<xxxxxxxxx>xxxxxxxx5ocoooocxxxxxxxxxxx; is the best thing we have to offer. Other inducements are of secondary importance. Upon this basis oçly do we solicit your patronage. OAK PARK TRUST & SAVINGS BANK Capital $150,000 Deposits $(,300,000 H. W. Austin, President. II. N. Lkadama.n, Cashier. omr.f.ß«. II. C. Hansen, Vice-President. Jiissk A. Baldwin, Cominci. RANGES HEATERS GRATES RADIATORS WATER HEATERS AT GREATLY REDUCED RATES. CASH OR PAY- MENTS. Every Housekeeper wishes that she could "el an oven that would not burn the baking on the bottom of the pan. Every housekeeper wishes her j^as ran^v did not. burn up so much ¿»"as. She wishes the oven did not heat up the kitchen as it does. She wishes she did not have to «^et down on the tloor to ^ r et food in and out of that hot j^as ran^e oven; and wishes she could see the (taking in (he oven without opening the oven, and above all she wishes she e<tidd (est the eake -with a broom strain and not run the risk of seeing the eake fall he fort- she gels it baek ado the oven. Now all these things have been provided tor her in the inventions in ovens Mr. H. C. Goodrich has made this year. On exhibition at N. W. G. L. & Coke Co., 1.15 N. Oak Park Ave. Tel. 89. Your interest will be greatly advanced if you will examine fhis oven. Also the great improvement in the method of poaching- egg's, which is superior to any ever befor$ made. YOUR ATTENTION, PLEASE! ALWAYS SEASONABLE CLEAN, CHEAP, CONVENIENT NO CHARGE FOR CONNECTING RANGES. FIXTURES AN!) HOUSE PIPING AT COST. NORTHWESTERN GAS LIGHT AND COKE CO. 115 NORTH OAK PARK AVE OAK PARK. ILLINOIS. PHONE 89. THE CITIZENS HAVE SPOKEN. Village and Town Conventions Se lect Candidates for the Electors. Strong Atmosphere, Strong Fight, Strong Ticket-The Hospital Ordinance a Strong Factor. For President ALLEN S. RAY. For cterk JAMES E. TRISTRAM. For Trustee AUGUST EINFELDT, of the Fourth Precinct. For Trustee JOHN W. LANGSTON, of the Seventh Precinct. For Trustee HENRY C. WILSON, of the Eighth Precinct. EBEN E. ROBERTS ARCHITECT Ù RESIDENCE: 33C Superior St., OFFICE: 9 Oak Park State Oak Park. — Phone 1514. Bank Building - Phone 1123 lUI.Hl'HOH« MAIM ««• EM E RSON I NOA LLH INSURANCE Room a. 1 £>fi Ía* Hai.i i Htiímict HIRIO. r.IVB. ÁOOrDKNT hi:k«l*ht, LiAHix.n r AHI» »»I..A'1'K HI.A «l« ("li I OA« ..¿A)L BORDEN \ • -^-fc. -Jbr?% «pòi TP." DC N''\ Borden's Pure Wholesome Milk PRODUCF.D FROM HF. AL THY COWS UNDER MOSI' HYGIHNIC PRINCIPLES ALLEN 3. RAY. Flies arvd Bugs Must be kept out of the house. The way to do it is to have your SCREENS MADE AND REPAIRED BY GOETTER <& HILLMANN 117 N. Oak Park Ave. Telephone 1304 Shorthand in 30 Days Boyd's Syllabic System. Taught in leading schools every where. Specially adapted for reporting. Terms reasonable; evening classes. Typewriting done. MRS. A. M. BUTZ, 222 Clinton Ave. The new postollice building in Chicago is said to be "a mockery''; inferior material is said to have been used in the construction of what was to be the best government building in the United States, and now there is to be a whole lot of trouble about it--an investigation and suits at law. The village and town conventions were held at Kenilwortli Hall last Monday evening The hour had grown to nearly '■» o'clock before the buck-horn ami' sounded on the <ntk table There was a very large attendance of citizens and all tlu- delegations were fully represented. Daniel G. Trench, chairman of the executive committee, called the convention to order and It. ('. Coombs, secretary of the committee, took his place beside the chairman. On motion 1). G. Trench and VV. S. Ilolden were placed in nomination for temporary chairman. On roll-call the vote stood: Hidden. Trench, H 1. Col. W. C. Hunter, having been elected sergealit.-at-anns, in a rheumaticky step conducted Mr Ilolden to the chair. Chairman Ilolden thanked the convention for the unexpected honor anil hoped that calm deliberation would characterize whatever was done by the convention. (ieorge Landis Wilson ("that's all") was chosen temporary secretary. The chairman called for a list of the delegates. Following is the list of delegates of the convention by precincts: First—G. F. Belknap, II. L. Fearing, II. C. Harlow. .1 10. Hunt, 10. 1'. Lutli-ardt. II. 11, lladley, K. C. Coombs, A. R. Hayes, C. M. Sears, H. VV. Crissey, Joseph Ilerza and A. 10. lOggert. Second I), G. Trench. C. I'. IHin-gan, F. A. Early, <'. F. llafner, 10. C. Kohlsaat, (Ieorge Gilliiigham, Fred Schmidt, J. T. Price and G. W. Worthy. Third 10. W. Lyman, 1'". J. Macnish, A. C. Arentz, W K. Moss, C. C. Sherman. N. S. l'atton, M Von Platen, L. T. Woodcock. O. I). Allen and A. 1.. (¡aril tier. Fourth Hi'». A. Lytic, W. S. Ilolden, C. II. Mcllugh.John Hoggins, Abram Privat, W. A. linnge, C. A. Scales, John lienner and L. It. Laughlin. Fifth F. 11. Hall, W. F. Pelham, James Adams, C. S. Woodard. Dwight Jackson, C II. Wells, 10. J. Skillin, J. II. Ileald, Jr., and (1. 11. Owen. ! Sixth 10. T. Malone., C. J. Ward, 11 P. Sinden, Melancthon Smith, 10. S. Fowler, 10. 10. Morrell, O. II. Harker, Jr., G. VV. Woodbury and 10 P. Sperry. Seventh—C. I). Richards, I). L. Hall, | G. I). Hills, F. W. Pringle, VV. 11. French, j It. C. Hall, <i. L. Wilson, J. VV. Lang ston and R It. Cuthbertson. lOighth —10. J. Kennedy, VV. L. Pitt man, (ieorge Tough, VV. 11. Fox, II. K Misenhimer and VVillard Starr. On motion the temporary ollieers were declared permanent. The following committee on resolu-! lions was chosen, each precinetnaming its member when the secretary called I the roll: DO YOU KNOW that y.,m- mil contamination both in tir- c i 1 v supply is free from and in the country? lxTTTT l''ood for thr infant: nourishment for the A J—invalid; eonsuiueil daily by every member of vour family. F ! -st—R. C. Coombs. Second C. P. Uungan. Third—A. L. Gardner. Fourth—C. A. Scales. Fifth C II Wells Sixth—G. W. Woodbury. Seventh—C. 1). Richards. Eighth—'W. II. Fox. The committee retired to consider all the resolutions that had been duly and truly prepared for the past fortnight. In the azure atmosphere ligures were moving about cutting their way through to openings in the hall so that a breath of fresh air might, he obtained. 1'here ought to be a smoke consumer ittaclied to every call fora convention. Clots of delegates were discovered when they could be discerned through the volumes of exhalations from burning substances—and earnest conversation regarding the burning questions (we do not mean cigars, this time ) to be discussed in the resolutions committee and wii till' iluoi of the convention engaged the close attention of delegates and visitors. Not since the palmy days of the Town of Cicero was there so lively an interest, in local politics. It needed only men like Samuel Attridge and Peter Macl>onald to be the center of groups to attract many listeners to arguments for and against the several vital propositions in which the citizens feel special interest. Half hours multiplied into whole hours, but no sign from the resolutions committee was heard until John Far-son's clock tolled oil" e le veil- li ft cell. when there was a scramble for sittings and a great shuttling of feet and the scratching of a few more matches When comparative, quiet was secured by Chairman Ilolden he recognized Chas. D. Richards, of the Seventh Precinct, who had been chosen as chairman of the resolutions committee. Mr. Richards read his report as follows: TlIK Pl.ATKOKM. Resolved, That the candidates nominated by thifc convention shall he presented to the electors under the caption of the "People's Independent, Party," Resolved, That we adhere to the principle of precinct representation heretofore adopted, and in order that the entire territory may be represented in the administration of village atïairs there shall be nominated to one of the olliees of president, clerk and three trustees one person from each of the five precincts now represented by men whose terms of olliee are expiring; Resolvei?, That in the selection of candidates no discrimination shall he made because of partisan politics in-previous party affiliation, but that the sole aim shall be the attainment of the best possible administration of village OAK PARK OFFICE; J0J-J07 North Cuyler Av. Pilo.-.«, Oàk Park 22 L MAIN OFFICE: J 7 East Monro« St. Chicago. a lía i is for a 11 the | people : /umi/iy'/. That the app within the village --hai residents of ( )a k I 'a rk . a best qnalilied for the n fions shall be selected \ ca I or soe ia 1 pre ferment. We believe in a conserva nine be lill 1 thai >eel ¡y, : i n 1111 (less a. ami for t utile /,'< o.ir, action sii Hoard to ; ist ra : n ml o II oí ir pi'. .erforu ■ni i 11 i e e s ■d by t II' ise posi r H I liti- 'I» a I 11 les. Tliat ollhl he ■-e e il re tal water '1' tor I th • it pure we i fui- the st t hat end. Ami we fu rt Iter slioii lil Iie inaile I' t ioli by the Vili water pi a n t. Imi n a nee-. a ppl iea b! 1 ie st r iet I y e n b .re l'e nd i ng the li li railroad crossing the passale and the Village Hoard o as niav he unissi r v ci irpora t ì mi i ipe rat in;, l'ai 1 wa \'s w i t li i li the v ateiyat t Ile expens. 1 ilm and w it hollt de C hai i I li. 'M 1 1 1 i > "f ..ml I hat he i: -a ri I Ili ell lu Ilo I 11 O V e i I II Isl ■ I III pre 11 riet ■111 t hat the lini i e ei > r ; >< .ra t i. ill en f. irci s 11 e h IM tu com -t earn I I läge m ile lavoi-nt Inaili every cet r l'i-I h i ra prop 11 re v lace- il 1 ze 11 s. 'couard ■ut. the lie alo ni r vili; .n. l'or 1 lu--witch i.r lie maint de precia 11 I r. cry st reel i .f human •ni lia a tract a ra i e ni' e t wir irp. th omit v a.- .'' of such v a 111 e i less, n I I residenci es if city of action as wi crossing and life at such | W il I. ki . A s, i'u been made of t of la in I within way ci irpi ira t i oi tablishing a t,hereon; am \\ 111 : i : i A s. a yard won 1. land in this beauty rff our village su hurl>; it is hereby lù sui ci i/. That t he n convention be requested and iiistrnetei to refuse to grant any franchisi', liccnsi or permit to any person o- corporation to lay any track or tracks alone; m across any public st reel or a 1 ley lo eon neet, the main line of any railway u i any switch or freight yard and In ili everything within the power ol san nominees to prevent the locati such switch or freight yard within our vii luge: WllKKi; as. The present ordinance regulating and controlling the location of hospitals, or other buildings, was adopted in the interest of all citizens of tSiis village, and for the mutual pro tect,ion of their property right, and seems a wise and reasonable regulation: lie it /,'. sn/i'i ,1. That we sympathize with ose localities and citizens who are king for the protection afforded by l lie present ordi nance, and pledge them 1 support in maintaining the integ-,v "I the ordinance as now in force. The chair called for t he adoption of rt of the committee. 0. II. delegate from the FirHt, 1 at I he minority report on the u calling for rcferenduu,i on / nduient of ordinance for the '.cation of hospitals in Oak Park, as eported by the majority report, be idopted. Mr. Harlow, in a calm, dispassionate .'. a\ . argued that the law a.s it stood when he purchased his property in Fair inks should not be changed, as it would i.c unfair to take away or re-luce the limit of af)i) feet for the location of the hospital now that he and I her., haw established their huinua i that portion of the village. I'aniel G. Trench also defended the l.noriH report and pleaded with the delegates to vote against the majority report regarding the referendum. Mr. Trench said that, neither he nor his neighbors wanted the hospital in Fair Oaks because tliev had built their homes lip there to enjoy life, and that ambulances (passing along the street were not conducive to enjoyment. He r. eiieii with inuch earnestness to recent communications between the II .spiiai Association and President Kay in which the latter was induced to pledge himself to use i. ■ s efforts to modify the hospital ordinance. Mr. Trench said it was gooil politics on the part of the Hospital Association, but that President Ray should be released from h is obi igation. Mr. Trench paid, Mr. Kay a tilting compliment for his executive work and in a closing peroration hoped that Mr. Ray would be m uiii nat.cd and elected. Mr. Trench had the convention in the palm of his hand when he finished, and amid great applause he took his seat. C II. Wells, of the Fifth, said that as a member of the committee on reso-lutions lie wished to see the majority report adopted, for he believed the voters were able to settle the matter rightly. He saw no harm and much good in placing the matter oil a separate ballot and haviug the people say (.'oiitiiMcd un Paye ti.
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