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Chicago Eagle (Newspaper) - January 17, 1920, Chicago, Illinois% % Sun m to tend cum Mattar Ort bar 11. 1aa. At tha Paat office of publication at cd Lavaa Illinois near Aat of March 17�. 17 w. Washington St., Chicago. Iii. Independent in All things Neutral in none. Publ aha w ask or. Entered a Sasand Ciata Mattar of Sopor 11, no a 1 Owea at Cal Saga my nala radar Aat a my % f thirty first Yea ii no. 17. �?�2 Par Vaar i Chicago Sato a Day january 17, 19120. It pages Quot a avast whole number 1578 Sullivan quits democratic Leader will end his connection with politics when National democratic convention adjourns prohibition amendment has revolutionized local politics by closing saloons and ousting Ward healers roosting in them the coming of prohibition him caused a revolution in Chicago politics. The closing of the saloons has brought about a change of political methods. The abolition of barroom statesmen has depleted the ranks of Ward workers and Ward shooters until they Are a negligible Quantity. Heretofore Slanco cd Lugo was a Village. All that a Man had to do to control Ward politics was to control the leading saloons and Saloon Habi tues in the Ward. This was the basis of Republican As Well As democratic organization in most of the wards. All of this has passed und with it a Complete change of political methods and political leadership has been brought about. A. Is one of the Resit it r the passage of the prohibition amendment. It is no reflection upon Roger c. Sullivan either As a Man or As a Leader to soy that the change in conditions has had much to do with his retirement from local democratic leadership. Or. Sullivan is not and never was a drinking Man. He was never seen inside of a Saloon. But he controlled u political machine built upon the Saloon and maintained by Saloon influence. His leadership was clean Cut and honorable. But changed conditions make the Burden of Leader one hard to Benr. So or. Sullivan is about to retire As an Active Leader in local state and National democratic politics. His official connection with inside management of party affairs is to Cense with the adjournment of the National convention next june it Sun Francisco. With the democratic candidate for 1b20 nominated or. Sullivan proposes to step Ubalde Tor younger blood in Chicago. He will be one of the delegates at Large from Illinois and the chairman of the delegation of fifty eight from Illinois and the delegation under the unit Rule will vote just As or. Sullivan desires when the showdown comes at Frisco. That having been accomplished. Or. Sullivan becomes an observer of matters political always reserving however the right to a ringside seat at any major bout according to the Able political editor of the Chicago Tribune. Or. Sullivan departs for Palm Beach Jan. 23 for a stay of six weeks. He has other plans following that precluding possibility of his return to Illinois for some time. He will be much among those present at Frisco in june and after that he is through with politics us a direct participant. Mrs. Sullivan two of his daughters und three Grund children will go to Florida with him. Quot it is time for younger men to take on the responsibility of leadership a or. Sullivan said monday. Quot after the National convention it san fran Alco i shall be through personally. It is improbable thut i shall have any connection with the Campaign nationally or local. It is a personal satisfaction to quit the Active game with a clean slate and u Clear conscience and with the democratic organization in Cook county and in Illinois occupying the excellent position in which it now or. Sullivan probably meant by that statement that peace has been concluded All Over Chicago und Illinois Between himself and All of his erstwhile politic no enemies. Within a week or. Sullivan und former mayor Carter h. Harrison entered the meeting of the demo founded 1889 largest weekly circulation among people of Lulu co and standing cratic National committee Arm in Arm. Or. Sullivan and William Jennings Bryan travelled together ratified a peace treaty und settled All past differences not later than lust Friday. Terms have been signed up whereby there can be no democratic primary fight in Chicago or Illinois during 1920, and the Sullivan organization takes unquestioned control of party of Falls for four years. For the time being control of the Sullivan organization will rest with a triumvirate. Dennis j. Khan stands on the firing line As head of the organization committee. George e. Brennan und John f. O Malley unquestionably will form the Board of strategy. Egans Good record Dennis j. Khan should be proud of his first years record As Bailiff of the municipal court. His office transacted More business during 1919 than was Ever transacted by it before and there was no Scandul no comply lots and nothing but Praise for its efficiency. Jumbled courts judicial system now in Vogue in Illinois is enough to make Blackstone cancel his dates. The very jumbled and incomplete court system that obtains in Chicago and Illinois at present will be changed for the better by the plan mapped out by the Illinois directors of the american judicature society after five years of study und research. Their plan will go before the constitutional convention As a suggestion following its submission to the Illinois Bur association. In addition to the metropolitan court system which will join the munic Pul court with the county judiciary the directors have drawn up changes for the plan now in operation in counties outside of Cook. It is proposed that the administrative or Rule making function of the metropolitan District court of Chicago be comprised in a chief Justice und the presiding justices of the five divisions chancery civil jury civil non jury criminal and probate divorce juvenile and Domestic relations. For the Illinois judicial system the plan contemplates the following a court of Appeal consisting of a supreme court division and other divisions now in the appellate court. A circuit court in six or More circuits one of which will be the metropolitan District of Chicago with special organization. A county court with one Brunch in each county judges of special courts to become associate county court judges. It is proposed that the downstate system also have a Small judicial Council composed of the chief Justice two justices of the court of Appeal the presiding justices of the circuit court und the presiding Justice of the county court. Chicago with its population of nearly 3,000,000, is held to have special needs because of the complexity of its present entangling court system. Quot Chicago has at present a number of courts bearing Peculiar and arbitrary rely tons to each other Quot says the exhaustive report. Quot there is never in any Large City a need for More than one trial court. Nobody could Ever consciously create such a Jumble of courts As has grown up in Cook county in an Effort to meet needs under in inelastic Constitution. Quot there can never be any considerable improvement in the administration of Justice in Chicago until the need for a single consolidated responsible court is recognized. No other plan which goes beyond Mere procedural Reform has been advanced to meet this situation. Quot it May be that the new Constitution will consolidate Cook county and the City of Chicago providing a new administrative District. If such a metropolitan District is created the single court for Chicago will naturally adopt the same District. If this is not done. Frisked for Frisco democrats decide on four Chicago delegates at Large to the constitutional convention. Not much enthusiasm among politicians Over big Railroad fare and bigger coast hotel Bills. Now that the democrats have picked out san Francisco for the place of holding their National convert Lon this year the selection of delegates is being discussed. For cd Lugo delegates at Large it is tacitly agreed that Roger c. Sullivan Edward f. Dunne. Robert m. Seltzer and Carter h. Harrison will be chosen. The Chicago District delegates talked of Are first District John f. Bolton and Edward Al. Stenson second. Maluy Moyne and William l. Of Connell third. John e. Traeger and Joseph p. Ryan fourth. Robert e. Dee and Jumes r. Marlow fifth Thomas Kraus and James Rosenthal sixth. Thomas m. Sullivan and William f. Ryan seventh Felix Willkow ski and Tom Murray eighth. Peter Rostenkowski and James f. Bowler ninth. John co Ellen and Colin c. H. Fyfe tenth Peter Reynberg and George e. Brennan. Chicago a Pride the Board of Trade which have to this City its pre Eminence in the worlds Commerce bringing producer and consumer together it has hade Chicago the food Center of the Earth president Leslie f. Gates in his annual message to the Chicago Board of Trade at its annual meeting last monday recommended the creation of a fund for the retirement of >23,800 of outstanding Bonds. Quot circumstances beyond our control have deprived us of the Opportunity to handle much Grain which under h. H. Merrick. President of the great lakes Trust and 8avinge Bank and one of the up builder of Chicago. U metropolitan court District can be created to Confer its benefits upon such and Lucent suburbs of the City As May be conveniently Udmon estered from u common Center. Quot the City As it now stands requires about sixty judges for trial work. A metropolitan District would require sixty four trial judges leaving nine of the present total Force of seventy three judges for appellate one of the most patriotic and influential citizens of chlo ago is John c. Eastman publisher of the Chicago Dally journal. He la Active in everything that pertains to the betterment of the City. Frank Johnston jr., Able judge of the circuit court would make a great governor of Illinois. Re elect Bauler popular 22d Ward Alderman should be returned to the City Council. The voters of the Twenty second Ward should re elect John h. Bauler to the City Council. He has Provon himself to be an Able honest faithful and influential uld Ermun. Samuel r. Kaufman the popular president of the Ramous Congress hotel company and head of the great Congress hotel is one of the most Public spirited citizens of Chicago who is always keenly alive on everything uplifting the City and a Broad minded Man of affairs who makes everyone who patronize his hotel Happy. Normal conditions has sought this Market Quot said president Gates Quot Puiul with the return of a Normal situation during the coming year we must see to it that the temporary conditions do not work to our permanent detriment. We May congratulate ourselves that conditions were not so serious As to prevent a fairly satisfactory service to the Public that we have aimed to serve for Tho last seventy Quot the present value of the privilege of membership should have the effect of attracting to our activities new members of High standards of efficiency and High ideals of service Quot continued president gales. Quot this will be admitted As desirable since in Breeding leads to weakness in an association. Quot that in a reconstruction process following a world War the Grain business will undergo changes is not unlikely and it will require the Best of thought on the part of our entire membership to insure that changes shall be along lines of evolution rather than Secretary Mauff shows advantages of the Board of Trad membership John r. Mauff the efficient and pop ular Secretary of the Chicago Board of Trade says the Chicago Board of Trade Hus exclusive characteristics indispensable to the welfare of the producer and consumer. It otters Ali. Producer a constant and infallible fluctuating Market determined and regulated by the inexorable Law of Supply und demand. It ere utes through the trading of its Large membership representing the various brunches of agricultural Industrial activity continuous quotations that Are collected and distributed generally and without Cost to the Public. There is thus presented the Opportunity for the producer to determine at buy time the exact value of his products. A further us Vintage is that he can dispose of these products it any time by making a future delivery hedging contract to suit his inclination regardless of bad roads or transportation problems. Another Benefit is the Large and Dally open competitive Market in which to display ills wares before u multitude of buyers simultaneously obviating the otherwise impossible i task of communicating with this diversity of demands by personal Effort. Protected at All times by a set of rules and regulations holding its members to a strict accountability for their proper conduct As commission merchants mandatory for suspension or expulsion for any violation of the ethics of Trade. Having at their disposal a variety of ability Only to to found in a Large membership insuring in this Wuy proper haul aug and attention be i Ause a strenuous Effort is Law ugh masterful and resourceful where Competition is Rife. Dissemination of statistics relating to agriculture the benefits of terminal elevators equipped with modern apparatus for the proper care of Sample grades. For Consumers car shortage and other transportation difficulties productive of business stagnation overcome by the Opportunity to Purchase for future delivery Tho raw material where Short sales of product Call for Protection. Consummation of contracts possible it All times through the machinery of a Market for future delivery it continuous prices reliable to the fluctuations of a Small fraction one eighth of one cent per Bushel. In conclusion and last but not least the facilities offered for thus establishing values in every part of the United states with no inequality because of geographical location and so a death Knell to the exploiters of producers and Consumers because of this knowledge widely disseminated and so easy of understanding. Dixon Wwlliams has Many friends mention of his name for collector of internal Revenue pleased everybody. The mention of Dixon c. Williams the popular democratic orator and Well known manufacturer for collector of internal Revenue pleased nearly everybody. Or. Williams would dignify any Public office and his appointment would give general satisfaction. Eagles when the Chicago plan commission gels through there will be no Money left in Chicago. It will All he in the hands of contractors who have gone to Havana to end their Days in Comfort. The Ogden Avenue Extension is the latest c. P. Outrage. A North Side lot owner Whoso lot is two Miles from the Ogden Avenue Extension is assessed 44 for the Quot improvement Quot thu i Lection of officers of the Iroquois club resulted in the heaviest vote polled in recent years. Those elected were president Carl r. Latham. Vice president Orva g. Williams. Treasurer Oscar o. Foreman. Secretary. Joseph Fitch. Board of managers Henry b. Chamberlain Morgan l. Davies Robert Dyrenforth John w. Eckhart sum c. Irving James c. Jeffery Otto Kuban Joseph p. Mahoney Roswell b. Mason. Henry u. Mason George l. Reker William Rothmann William h. Sexton Julius f. Sol Tanku and Joseph f. Tolska. The Chicago teachers federation on Behull of Chicago elementary teachers has gathered facts and figures on both the annual increase in salaries und the Cost of living from 1897 to 1919, inclusive to show Why there is so much unrest among the instructors. Roger a. Sullivan has engaged a Ommo Dallons for the Illinois delegates to the Frisco convention at the St. Francis hotel which promises to be the inside Headquarters of the big chiefs next june. The Cost to the property owner of having the Street in front of his Home paved will be 5 to 30 per cent in excess of last years prices during the ensuing year. The Board it local improvements opened bids last monday on a number of paving projects. The Hanii Chwick Rule colander co. Hus lenses from Catherine Newman through John f. Jones the entire sex Story sprinkled building in Rush Street West front extending from Austin Avenue to North water Street for a term of five years from May 1 at a term rental of 35,000. The building which fronts 120 feet on Rush Street 100 on Austin and 110 on Wutch will be remodeler considerably und used by the buyer s billiard and Bowling departments. The lease curries in option for a further term of tin years at the same rental lease however paying All taxes and insurance on the renewal. Mayor Thompson gave his approval to a police reorganization ordinance which will mean a return to Tho old Quot inspector Quot system of policing the City. Under the measure chief Gar Ralty says to can bring Tho crime record Down to Normal. Thut is the mayor s aim and it was on that theory that he was led to Promise his influence in putting Tho ordinance through the Council. Founded 1889 largest weekly circulation t people of influence and St

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