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CHICAGO AT A GLANCE.
Fort Dearborn established 1803
Fort Dearborn massacre Aug. 15, 1812
Chicago surveyed and platted 1830
Cook county organized 1831
Town of Chicago Incorporated August, 1833
City of Chicago incorporated March 4, 1837
First election held March 31. 1837
First railroad opened 1848
Cholera epidemic 1854
Serious money panic 1857
Great fire (loss $200.000,000) Oct. 8-9. 1S71
Second financial panic 1873
City incorporated under general law, April 23, 1875
Savings bank crash 1877
World's Fair held 1893
Centennial celebrated Sept. 26-30, 1903
Iroquois theater Are Dec. 30, 1903
Population In 1907 (estimated)—2.107,620.
Banks, national and state—68.
Duties collected on imported merchandise (1906)—
$10,005,986.87. Elevation—Above sea level, 582 feet; above Lake
Michigan, 25 feet.
Fire engines, number—114.
Internal revenue collected in Chicago district (1906)
Lights, electric. In service—7,438.
day—1.584. Passengers carried on street railways in one day
(average)—1.354.450. Policemen, number of, including officers—4,345. , Postal receipts, year ended June 30. 1907—$13.937,
054.23. Pupils enrolled in public schools September, 1907—
273.050. Railroads (divisions not included) entering Chicago
Tonnage of vessels cleared in 1906—7.665.709.
ALUMNI ASSOCIATIONS IN CHICAGO.
University and college.
Beloit—President, John V. Norcross; secretary, B. Z. Terry.
Brown—President, A. H. Nelson; secretary, Frank L. Morse, 6432 Monroe avenue.
Cornell—President. Bion J. Arnold: secretary, A. H. Barber, 229 South Water street.
Dartmouth—President. Charles W. French; secretary. H. A. Haugan, Jr.
Harvard Club of Chicago—President, G. A. Carpenter; secretary, C. H. Schweppe.
Indiana—President, George M. Cook; secretary. Dr. F. C. Test. 1401 Indiana avenue.
Iowa State College—President. Rodney B. Swift: secretary, A. R. Boudinot, 1136 Perry street
Johns Hopkins—President. James Taft Hatfield; secretary. Lessing Rosenthal, Fort Dearborn bldg.
Lake Forest—President. Clifford A. Williams. 23 Randolph street; secretary, R. H. Crozler.
Massachusetts Agricultural—President, Asa F. Shiverick; secretary, Arthur B. Smith, 332 5th avenue.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology—President. J. T. Cheney; secretary, A. W. Woodman.
Miami—President, J. A. Hair; secretary. A, G. Work.
Nebraska—President. Blon J. Arnold, 1539, 204 Dearborn street: secretary, James Sayers.
North western—President, Frank E. Lord; secretary. J". F. Oates. 626 Hamlin street. Evanston.
Oberlin—President. Amos C. Miller; secretary, F. C. Kettler. 50 Wabansla avenue.
Ohio State—President, C. W. Shepherd; secretary, Miss Minnie Porter.
Ohio Wesleyan—President, Doremus A. Hayes; secretary-treasurer, Miss Jennie M. Walker, 57 Washington street.
Princeton—President, William B. Mcllvafne; secretary, Ralph H. Poole. 414, 169 Jackson-bd.
Purdue—President. Van Wagener Ailing; secretary, H. Prime Keefer, 810. 188 Madison street.
St. Ignatius—President, Bernard McDevltt. Jr.; secretary, John T. Lillis. 467 South Robey street.
St. Vincent—President. Joseph L. McCarthy; secretary, Leslie A. Webster, 1505 Wellington-av.
Swarthmore—President. Prof. T. A. Jenkins; secretary. Francis E. Broomell. 601 Reaper block.
University of Chicago Alumni Club—President. Charles F. Royhy; secretary, Charles R. Barret*. 5540 Cornell avenue.
University of Chicago Alumni Association—President. Burt Brown Walker; secretary, George O. Falrweather. University of Chicago.
University of Illinois—President, A. O. Coddington; secretary, D. R. Enochs, 100 Washington street.
University of Michigan—President. John D. Hebbard; secretary. Philip G. Bartolme.
University of Wisconsin—President. Edward S. Main; secretary. John G. Wray. 203 Washington street.
Vassar—President. Miss Isabel F. Adams; secretary. Miss Grace McCarthy. 4558 Lake avenue.
Wabash—President, Henry A. Ritter; secretary, Charles H. Leech.
Williams—President, Dr. Harry Pratt Judson; secretary. R. B. Rutter.
Yale Club of Chicago—President, Judge Henry V. Freeman; secretary, George B. Carpenter.
JOSEPH DOWNEY. W. A. COLEMAN. JOHN KJFJ.LANDER. GEORGE M. SHIPPY
Building Commissioner. Business Agent. City Sealer. Chief of Police.
WALTER J. RAYMER, WILLIAM CARROLL, J. L. WHITMAN. JAMES HORAN,
Sunt. Track Elevation. City Electrician. Supt. House of Correct'!!. Fire MarsUaL
CHICAGO CITY OFFICIALS.
Heads of departments, specified are open from 9 a.
assistants, chief clerks and other employes. Their offices nnless otherwise m. to 5 p. m.
Room 204 city hall. Hours 10:30 a. m. to 4:30 p. m.
Mayor—Fred A. Busse, R.
Private Secretary—Bernard J. Mullaney, D.
Duties—The mayor presides over meetings of the city council, approves or vetoes the acts of that body, appoints all nonelective city officials, sees that all the laws and ordinances are faithfully executed, issues and revokes licenses and exercises a general supervision over all the various subordinate departments of the city government.
BOARD OF ALDERMEN (1907-1908).
Total membership, 70; republicans, 34; democrats, 36
1. John J. Coughlin, D 125 LaSalle street
Michael Kenna, D 279 Clark street
2. Thomas J. Dixon, R 299 5th avenue
Geo. F, Harding, Jr., R..155 Washington street
3. William J. Pringle, R....624, 184 LaSalle street Milton J. Foreman, R..1203. 100 Washington-st.
4. John A. RIchert, D 2603 South Halsted street
John W. McXeal, D 28Q7 Archer avenue
5. James J. McCormick, D...3462 S. Halsted street Alex. J. Burke, R 3529 S. Marshfleld avenue
6* Arthur B. McCoid, R 412, 122 Monroe street
Linn H. Young, R 4501 Prairie avenue
7. Bernard W. Snow, R..1116 Cham, of Com. bldg. Frank I. Bennett, R...818 Cham, of Com. bldg.
8. John S. Derpa, D 19, 9206 Commercial avenue
P H. Moynihan, R 719 92d place
9. Henry L. Fick, D 38 West 12th street
D. J. Egan, D...830 Chicago Opera House block
10. Rudolph Hurt, D 637 Blue Island avenue
Thomas F. Scully, D 156 Washburne avenue
11. Peter L. Hoffman, D 986 West 13th street
Edward F. Cullerton. D 511, 97 Clark street
12. Joseph Z. Uhlir. R 814, 97 Clark street
Michael Zimmer, D 1047 West 21st place
13. J. K. Consldlne, D 15 Stanley terrace
Arthur W. Fulton, R 1103 Ashland block
14 William T. Maypole. D 60 South Canal street
James H. Lawley, R...651 West Chicago avenue
15. Albert W. Bellfuss, R 448 Milwaukee avenue
Herman F. Kruger, D....405 N. Paulina street
16. John Schermann, R 151 LaSalle street
Stanley H. Kunz, D 685 Noble street
17. William E. Dever, D 50. 70 LaSalle street
Lewis D. Sitts. R....39 West Washington street
18. Michael C. Conlon, D...381 West Madison street John J. Brennan, D 114 West Madison street
19. James B. Bowler, Ind. D..460 West Taylor street John Powers. D 79 Macalister place
20. Nicholas R. Finn, D 818 Reaper block
John P. Stewart, R 126 Adams street
21. Charles M. Foell. R 803 Atwood building
Francis W. Taylor, R 247 Monadnock block
22. Michael D. Dougherty, D 41 Wendell street
Arthur .Tosettl, R 220 East North avenue
23. Mathias J. Jacobs, D 218 Mohawk street
Jacob A. Hey. R 924 North Halsted street
24. August Krumholz, D ...56 Fullerton avenue
Albert Hahne, R 781 Clybourn avenue
25". A. D. Williston, R..1001 Fort Dearborn building Winfield P. Dunn. R 167 Adams street
26. Peter Reinberg, D 3465 North Robey street
William F. Lipps. R....522. 37 Randolph street
27. Hans Blase, D 3585 Milwaukee avenue
Henry J. Sfewert, R 1230 Armltage avenue
28. Daniel Herlihy, D 1528 North Albany avenue
F. D. Connery, D 1523 N. Washtenaw avenue
29. John Golombiewski, R 1810 West 48th street
John Downey. D...5043 South Hermitage avenue
30. John J. Bradley. D 808 Garfield boulevard
Michael Mclnerney. D 4541 Lowe avenue
31. William J. Roberts. R....5536 S. Halsted street Patrick J. O'Connell. D.-. .-.-..522 West 63d street
32. Jos. Badenoch, R...1105-6 Stock Exchange bldg. Albert J. Fisher, R 131 LaSalle street
33. Ernest BIhl, R 11938 South Halsted street
William C. Hunt, R 1264 94th street
34. Patrick J. Nolan, D 1970 W. Madison street
Joseph F. Kohout, D..619 Chi. Opera House blk.
35. Chas. J. Forsberg, R 2583 W. Superior street
Frank L. Race, R 100 South Central avenue
STANDING COUNCIL COMMITTEES (1907-1908).
Finance—Bennett, Maypole, Williston, Finn, Foreman, Zimmer, Bellfuss, Reinberg, Bihl, O'Connell, Moynihan, Kohout, Scully.
Local Transportation—Foreman, Maypole, Bennett, Zimmer, Young, Dever, Stewart, Finn, Dunn, Bradley, Bihl, Considine, Dougherty.
Judiciary—Dever, Pringle, Kohout. Dixon, Richert, Harding, Reinberg, Foell, Powers, Lipps, Connery, Siewert. Uhlir.
License—Dunn, Considine. Pringle, O'Connell, Roberts, Hoffman. Stewart, Nolan, McCoid, Fisher, Kruger, Siewert, Race.
Schools—Zimmer, Dunn, Bowler, Race. Cullerton, Snow, Connery, Lipps, Blase, Sitts, Hurt, Hahne. Mclnerney.
Gas, Oil and Electric Light—Young, Maypole, Williston, Bradley, Badenoch, Reinberg, Sitts. Dougherty, Snow, Scully, Stewart, O'Connell, Foell.
Streets and Alleys, North Division—Jacobs, Foell, Dougherty, Krumholz, Williston, Reinberg.
Streets and Alleys, South Division—Dixon, CoughHn, Pringle. Richert, McCormick, McCoid, Snow, Derpa. Golombiewski, Badenoch, Bradley, Roberts. Hunt.
Streets and Alleys. West Division—Finn, Fick, Hurt, Hoffman, Uhlir, Considine, Maypole, Bellfuss, Schermann, Dever, Conlon, Bowler, Blase, Herlihy, Nolan, Forsberg.
Building Department—Richert. Dixon, Hurt, Hunt, McCormick, -Roberts, Brennan, Lipps, Jacobs, Hahne, Herlihy, Fisher, Siewert.
State Legislation—Pringle. Powers, Dixon, Kohout, Foreman, Cullerton. Beilfuss, Finn, Stewart, Jacobs, Young, Considine, Schermann.
Harbors, Wharves and Bridges—Hoffman, Race, Kenna, Hahne. Fick, Lipps, Nolan, Bihl, Blase, Foell, Mclnerney. Golombiewski, Kunz.
Special Assessment and General Taxation—Hurt, Hunt, Krumholz, Sitts, Bowler, Fisher, Mclnerney, Uhlir, Hahne, McNeal, Schermann, Golombiewski.
Health Department—Herlihy, Roberts, Conlon, Hunt, Fick, Lawley, Krumholz, Hey, Connery, Taylor, Egan, Fulton. Downey.
Fire Department—Fisher, Brennan, Snow, Coughlin, Harding, Hoffman, Hunt. Blase, Forsberg, Kruger, Josettl. McNeal, Burke.
Police Department and Bridewell—Nolan, Race, Cullerton, Moynihan, Fick, Uhlir. Conlon, Lawley, Kunz, Hey, Egan, Taylor, Downey.
Water Department—Sitts, Brennan, Bihl, Cullerton. Badenoch, Kohout. Taylor, Powers, Lawley, Mclnerney, Race. Downey, Kruger.
Civil Service—Uhlir, Dougherty. Beilfuss, Kenna, Harding, O'Connell, Forsberg, Connery, Hey, Derpa, Burke. McNeal, Egan.
Elections—Roberts. Coughlin, Schermann, Richert, Lipps, Jacobs, Krumholz. Harding, Derpa, Josetti. Herlihy. Fulton, McNeal.
Rules—Cullerton. Pringle. Zimmer, Bennett, Coughlin, Dixon, Powers, Moynihan, Kenna, Hahne, Scully. McCoid, Derpa.
Street Nomenclature—Derpa. Foreman, Brennan. Golombiewski, Coughlin, Young, Kunz, Josetti, Hey. Fulton. Burke. Lawley, Tavlor.
City Hall and Public Buildings—Badenoch, Bennett, Harding, McCormick. Williston, Dever, Young. Scully. Sitts. Kenna, Jacobs, Downey, Siewert.
Printing—McCormick. Moynihan. Bradley, Dunn, Conlon. Fulton, Kruger, Forsberg, Kunz, Josetti, Bowler, Burke, Hey.
SELECT COMMITTEES (1907-1908).
Track Elevation—Lipps, Zimmer, Fisher, Kohout, Moynihan, Roberts, Hahne. Egan, Taylor.
Compensation—Snow, Harding, Pringle. Dever, Reinberg. Hey.
Special Park Commission—(See Parks and Boulevards.)
Meetings—Regular meetings of the council are held every Monday evening at 7:30 o'clock.