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TINGUE, BROWN & CO.,

64 Reade-St.f NEW YORK.

WOOL FELTS,
PRINTERS' BLANKETS, TAPES.

TIBRODE

RUBBER BLANKETS.

LITHO. FLANNELS, MOLLETON, MOLESKIN.

BART ELL BROS.

DEALERS IN

OILS and FURNITURE POLISH

95 PLYMOUTH PLACE
CHICAGO

Orders Delivered to All Parts of the City Telephone Harrison 229

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TAXATION IN CHICAGO.

List of the eleven boards making

1. State Tax—For state purposes. The governor, auditor and treasurer constitute the board which ascertains the rate per cent required to produce the amount of taxes levied by the general assembly.

"The state school tax" is levied in the same manner. The rate for all state purposes varied from 50 to 60 cents on the $100 assessed valuation.

2. County Tax—The county board levies the taxes for all county purposes, the aggregate of which is limited to 75 cents on the $100.

3. City Tax—The city council, acting with the mayor, levies the taxes for all city purposes, which is limited to $2 on the $100.

4. School Tax—The city eoifncil and the mayor make a separate levy for this purpose, which is limited to $2.50 on the $100.

5. Library Tax—The city council and the mayor make a separate levy for this purpose. The levy Is 10 cents on the $100.

6. Sanitary District—The tax is levied by the board of trustees.

7. South Park System—The south park commissioners levy for park purposes in the towns of South Chicago, Hyde Park and Lake.

8. West Park System—The West Chicago park commissioners levy for park purposes in the town of West Chicago.

9. Lincoln Park—The Lincoln park commissioners are not * "corporate authorities," the Lincoln park act not having been adopted by popular vote. The levy for Lincoln park is made by the county treasurer, acting as ex officio supervisor.

10. Ridge Park—A small park district In Rogers Park, organized under the law providing for local park districts by popular vote. The board of five commissioners levies for the district.

11. The North Shore Park District—Organized the same as Ridge Park.

By an act of the legislature approved May 11, 1901, and by the vote of the people at the spring election In 1902 the townships lying within the limits of Chicago were consolidated and the powers of the town boards transferred to the city council. This reduced the taxing boards In Chicago from eighteen to eleven as above.

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LEARNED SOCIETIES IN CHICAGO.

Chicago Academy of Sciences—Lincoln park: president, Thomas C. Chamberlln; secretary, Charles H. Blatchford.

Chicago Architectural Club—84 Adams street; president, Herman V. von Hoist; secretary, Hugo A. Zimmermann.

Chicago Astronomical Association—President. Ellas Colbert; secretary, H. C. Ranney, 48 Bellevue place.

Chicago Bar Association—Library rooms. 100 Washington street; president. Thomas M. Hoyne; secretary, Farlin Q. Ball.

Chicago Chapter of the Bibliographical Society of America—President, J. Westfall Thompson, University of Cliicago; secretary-treasurer. Caroline M. Mcllvalne, Chicago Historical society.

Chicago Historical Society—Dearborn avenue and Ontario street; president. Franklin H. Head; librarian. Caroline M. Mcllvalne.

Chicago Library Club— President, Irene Warren,

University of Chicago; secretary, Ellen Garfield

Smith, the John Crerar library. Chicago Philatelic Society—President, H. X.

Sludge; secretary. P. M. Wolsieffer. 401, 134

Monroe street. Chicago Technical Society—President. Fritz Lab

berger; corresponding secretary, Alexander L.

Heilbrunn, 110 Ontario street. Fortnightly Club of Chicago—President, Mrs. Harry

Pratt Judson; corresponding secretary, Mrs. Lyn

den Evans. Geographical Society of Chicago—President. Prof.

Henry J. Cox; corresponding secretary. William

H. Hubbard. Illinois Chapter of the American Institute of

Architects—President, Arthur F. % Woltersdorf:

secretary. Peter B. Wight. 1112, 138 Washington

street. Western Society of Engineers—1734 Monadnock

block; president, W. L. Abbott; secretary, J. H.

Warder.

BOARD OF TRADE.

Jackson boulevard and LaSalle street President—Hiram N. Sager. Vice-President—James C. Rogers. Secretary—George F. Stone. Treasurer—Ernest A. Hamlll. Directors—Terms expire 1908: H. N. Sager, J. F.

Barrell. John F. Harris. Edward Andrew and

James Bradley. Terms expire 1909: Joseph P.

Griffin, James Petit, John J. Stream, James E.

Bennett and Henry Zeiss. Terms expire 1910: A. J. White. Frank M. Bunch. Charles H. Sullivan. Charles Baker and Frank B. Rice.

A gallery is set apart for the use of visitors. The trading hours are from 9:30 a. m. to 1:16 Pm., except on Saturday, when the closing hour is 12 o'clock noon.

CHARLES F. ELMES ENGINEERING WORKS

Established 1861. Incorporated 1895.

Automatic and Marine Engines.

Machinery for Linseed and Corn Oil Mills.

Hydraulic Belting Presses.

Hydraulic Presses and Pumps for All Purposes.

Steam Fire PumpsFireboats Built Complete.

Special Machinery Built.

Elmes' Patent Steam Steerer.

Electric Light Engines.

Machinery Repairs of All Kinds.

ENGINE REPAIRS A SPECIALTY.

Cylinders and Valve Seats Bored.

MORGAN AND FULTON - STS., CHICAGO

Telephone Monroe 517.

FRANK PALERMO

SIGNS

OF ALL KINDS.

294 E. 22d Street Orders Promptly Attended To.

WALLER COALCOT

ANTHRACITE ] COA.L I BITUMINOUS
Main Office, Ashland Block

WILLIAM WALLER Telephone Central 2977 p. C. WALLER

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TELEPHONE NORTH 1089.

PHILLIPS, GETSCHOW CO.,

ENGINEERS AND CONTRACTORS.

HEATING, VENTILATING, POWER.

184 INDIANA STREET. CHICAGO.

LOUIS EMRATH,

GENERAL MACHINIST

Newspaper, Stereotype and Printing Machinery.

JOBBING A SPECIALTY.

218-220 Washington Street. PHir ATf4

Second Floor Rear. tniWAOWi

Telephone Main 4163.

"The Best of Everything in Loose Leaf Goods"

We are Exclusive Licensees for

Jones1 Improved Loose Leaf Binders

Holders, Indexes and EUREKA Treated Perfect Flat Open Leaves

COMMERCIAL STATIONERY, PRINTING AND BLANK BOOKS Slf&Tiso STEVENS, MALONEY & CO.143 LASTR

Wm, D. Kerfoot. Geo. Birkhoff, Jr.

WM. D. KERFOOT 6t CO.

85 Washington-st %&£££, !£*£?•" Chicago.

Real Estate, Loan and Financial Agents.

Special attention given to the interests of nonresidents. Telephone Central 2773.

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