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PROPOSED BUILDING FOR FIELD MUSEUM ON THE LAKE FRONT. President-Harlow N. Higinbotham.

ing study, exhibition and exchange material and Vice-Presidents-Martin A. Ryerson, Stanley Field. | data have been dispatched to all parts of North Secretary and Director-Frederick J. V. Skiff. America and to different countries. The results Treasurer-Byron L. Smith.

of these expeditions, investigations and researches Auditor-D. C. Davies.

have been published by the museum from time to

time, which publications have been distributed to The Field museum of natural history, estab kindred societies and institutions both at home lished in 1894 at the close of the World's Colum and abroad. Two courses of free lectures are givbian exposition of 1893, occupies the temporary en annually. The museum has a working library building erected for fine arts in Jackson park, the of about 50,000 titles, , an extensive exchange sysexposition site. The founding of a scientific in tem, fully equipped departmental laboratories, & stitution of this character in Chicago was made herbarium of 260,000 sheets, study collections in possible by the gift of $1,000,000 by Marshall Field mammals and birds reaching many thousand specand who on his death (Jan. 16, 1906) bequeathed imens, a large two-story taxidermy section, a the institution a further $8.000.000, $4,000,000 for well-equipped printing shop, illustration studios the erection of a permanent building and $4,000,000 and assaying and lapidary rooms. In North Amerfor endowment. In addition $500,000 has been do. ican ethnology, in the world's mineralogy, in econated by other individuals and there is an annual nomic botany the museum is particularly promiincome from other sources than endowment of nent, while its series of mounted mammals fur. about $25,000. The citizens of Chicago have con nish examples of advanced museum methods. The firmed legislative provision for the levy of a tax present main building covers nine acres and is for the maintenance of the museum when a new open to the public on all days except Christmas building shall have been erected, which it is esti and Thanksgiving. An admission fee of 25 cents mated will eventually produce approximately is charged except on Saturdays and Sundays, when $100,000 per annum.

admission is free to all. Students, scholars and The nucleus of the exhibition material was gath teachers are admitted free at all times. ered by gift and purchase at the World's Colum The museum is incorporated under state law and bian exposition. Most of this material, however, the administrative control rests in a board of has since been rearranged, readapted or discarded. trustees with president, secretary, etc. The ex. Several departments created at the organization ecutive of the museum is the director, under whom have been abandoned, until, after the lapse of there are four head curators with divisional aseleven years and the expenditure of over $2,000,000, sistant curators, preparators, etc. The entire muthe museum is now divided into four departments seum records, the accessions system, the historical namely, anthropology, botany, geology and zool files, publications and supplies are in charge of ogy. Many expeditions for the purpose of obtain-Ta recorder.

Dogs ....

... 10.00

vehicles.for

LICENSE RATES IN CHICAGO.

Per year unless otherwise specified.
Amusements-
Rate.
Rate.

Rate. Entertainments, week..... $20.00 | Detective agencies (new)... $100.00 Pawnbrokers ..

.$300.00 Baseball parks.... $100 to 300.00

..... 2.00 Peddlers-Basket

10.00 Circus, per day............300.00 Drivers of vehicles.......... 1.00 Pack

15.00 Circus in blg., day........ 100.00 Drug stores.....

2.00 Wagon (each wagon).

50.00 Exhibitions, per day....... 75.00 Fishmongers .........

15.CO

10.00 Museums ...................100.00 Garage .....

Wood .....

10.00 Theaters, 1st class........500.00 .500.00 Garage vehicles. for hire... 15.00 Poulterers ..

15.00 Theaters, 2d class.........300.00 Gunpowder

25.00 Rendering establishments. .100.00 Theaters, 3d class.........200.00 Hacks, public.....

... 5.00 Rendering tanks, each. 20.00 Auctioneers ..................300.00 Hacks, livery.........$2.50 to 5.00

89 50 to 5.00 Restaurants .............

15.00 Automobiles (state).... 2.00 Hospitals ....................100.00 Roofers' wagons...

.300.00 Automobiles (public)... 5.00 Hotels ......

Runners ...

12.00 Bakers ................... ...... 5.00 Elevated R. R. cars, each.. 50.00 Saloons .......

1,000.00 Bathing beaches....... ... 15.00 í Ice wagons......

... 10.00
Scales, public.

10.00 Billiard and pool tables, ea. 5.00 Junk dealers.......

50.00 Scavengers, offal..

100.00 Bowling alleys, each........ 5.00 Wagons .......

10.00 Scavengers, night..

50.00 Brewers and distillers......500.00 | Liquors, malt, wholesale.... 50.00 Second-hand dealers.

50.00 Brokers ...... ............. 25.00 | Liquors, spirituous............100.00 Shooting galleries.

25.00 Billposters...... ....$25 to 100.00 Liquors, vinous....... ...... 50.00 Soap factories....

150.00 Boats........... .....$2 to 27.00 Lumber yards........

....100.00 Stables, boarding.

10.00 Butchers ............... ....... 15.00 Marriages, county...

1.50
Stables, sale.......

25.00 Cabs, public.................. 2.50

Street cars, each.

50.00 Cars, street, each........... 50.00 Milk dealers.......

10.00 Tanneries ...

50.00 Cartridges and shells....... 10.00 Milk peddlers......

. ..
10.00 | Undertakers ..

10.09 Cigarette dealers...... ...... 100.00 Nurseries

.. 10.00 Workshops

1.00 Delicatessen stores........... 5.00 Omnibuses ..

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TAXATION IN CHICAGO. List of the eleven boards making annual levies within the city limits. 1. STATE TAX-For state purposes. The governor,

TAXES LEVIED IN 1906. auditor and treasurer constitute the board Purpose.

Rate. Taxes levied. which ascertains the rate per cent required to City corporateproduce the amount of taxes levied by the gen City, interest, sinking funds... 1.800 $7,672,739.32 eral assembly.

Public schools, edcuational..... 1.595 6,798,899.57 • The state school tax' is levied in the same Public schools, buildings....... 0.627 2,672,670.86 manner. The rate for all state purposes varies Public library................

0.065 277,071.14 from 50 to 60 cents on the $100 assessed valuation.

Total city....

4.087 17,421,380.89 2. COUNTY Tax-The county board levies the taxes

State ............

0.500 2,131,316.48 for all county purposes, the aggregate of which

County

0.785 3,346,166.7 is limited to 75 cents on the $100. ,

Sanitary district.....

0.475 2,024,750.55 3. CITY TAX-The city council, acting with the

Park taxes-South.....

0.730 mayor, levies the taxes for all city purposes,

1,898,905.82

w est which is limited to $2 on the $100.

...................

1.115 1,061,251.75 4. SCHOOL Tax-The city council and the mayor.

North ......

0.870 502,020.99 make a separate levy for this purpose, which

Ridge avenue district..

0.390 is limited to $2.50 on the $100.

North shore district...

0.390 S

5,432.63 5. LIBRARY Tax-The city council and the mayor

Total parks...

3,467,704.30 make a separate levy for this purpose. The levy is 10 cents on the $100.

Town taxes-
West town.....

0.055 52.348.74 6. SANITARY DISTRICT-The tax is levied by the

Evanston (part)...... board of trustees.

0.085

1,184.04 Niles (part)......

0.180 7. SOUTH PARK SYSTEM-The south park commis

20.48 sioners levy for park purposes in the towns of

Norwood Park (part)....

0.240

329.68 South Chicago, Hyde Park and Lake.

Calumet

5.240

6,234.66 WEST PARK SYSTEM—The West Chicago park commissioners levy for park purposes in the

Total for town purposes........... 60,117.59 town of West Chicago. LINCOLN PARK-The Lincoln park commissioners

Grand total.................... *6.6746 28,451, 436.78 are not "corporate authorities," the Lincoln

ACCORDING TO TOWNSHIPS. park act not having been adopted by popular Township.

Rate. Taxes levied. vote. The levy for Lincoln park is made by South Chicago...

..... 6.577 11,524,358.16 the county treasurer, acting as ex officio super Hyde Park......

6.577 3,471.690.10 visor.

Lake ............

6.577 2,112,312.79 10. RIDGE PARK-A small park district in Rogers Calumet ........

6.087 158,219.76 Park, organized under the law providing for lo West Chicago.

7,017 6,678,747.76 cal park districts by popular vote. The board North Chicago.....

6.717 2,141,083.58 of five commissioners levies for the district. Lake View........

6.717 1,734,864.74 11. THE NORTH SHORE PARK DISTRICT-Organized Jefferson ........

5.847 532,807.81 the same as Ridge Park.

Evanston (part)..

6.322 88,064.38 By an act of the legislature approved May 11, Maine (part).........

5.847

240.42 1901, and by the vote of the people at the spring Niles (part)......

685.69 election in 1902 the townships lying within the Norwood Park (part)..

6.087

8,361.59 limits of Chicago were consolidated and the powers of the town boards transferred to the city Total

.6.6746 28,451,436.78 council. This reduced the taxing boards in Chi Total in 1905..

*6.854 27,960,018.80 cago from eighteen to eleven as above.

*Average rate.

6.027

LEARNED SOCIETIES IN CHICAGO.

Chicago Academy of Sciences-Lincoln park: pres- University of Chicago; secretary, Ellen Garfield ident, Thomas C. Chamberlin; secretary, Charles 1 Smith, the John Crerar library. H. Blatchford.

Chicago Philatelic Society-President, H. N. Chicago Architectural Club-84 Adams street; pres

Mudge; secretary, P. M. Wolsieffer. 401, 13 ident, Herman V. von Holst; secretary, Hugo A.

Monroe street. Zimmermann.

Chicago Technical Society-President, Fritz LubChicago Astronomical Association-President, Elias

berger; corresponding secretary, Alexander L. Colbert; secretary, H. C. Ranney, 48 Bellevue

Heilbrunn, 110 Ontario street. + place.

Fortnightly Club of Chicago-President, Mrs. Harry

Pratt Judson; corresponding secretary, Mrs. LynChicago Bar Association-Library rooms, 100 Wash

den Evans. ington street; president, Thomas M. Hoyne; sec

Geographical Society of Chicago-President. Prof. retary, Farlin Q. Ball.

Henry J. Cox; corresponding secretary, William Chicago Chapter of the Bibliographical Society of

H. Hubbard. America-President, J. Westfall Thompson, Uni Illinois Chapter of the American Institute of versity of Chicago; secretary-treasurer, Caroline

· Architects-President, Arthur F. Woltersdorf: M. McIlvaine, Chicago Historical society.

secretary, Peter B. Wight, 1112, 138 Washington Chicago Historical Society-Dearborn avenue and street.

Ontario street; president, Franklin H. Head; | Western Society of Engineers--1734 Monadnock librarian, Caroline M. McIlvaine.

block; president, W. L. Abbott; secretary, J. H. Chicago Library Club-President, Irene Warren, Warder.

librarian, Caroline residencilv&imanklin H. Head:

BOARD OF TRADE.

Jackson boulevard and La Salle street. President-Hiram N. Sager.

Bennett and Henry Zeiss. Terms expire 1910: Vice-President-James C. Rogers.

A. J. White, Frank M. Bunch, Charles H. SulSecretary-George F. Stone.

liyan, Charles Baker and Frank B. Rice. Treasurer-Ernest A. Hamill. Directors-Terms expire 1908: H. N. Sager, J. F. A gallery is set apart for the use of visitors.

Barrell, John F. Harris, Edward Andrew and The trading hours are from 9:30 a. m. to 1:16 D. James Bradley. Terms expire 1909: Joseph P. m., except on Saturday, when the closing hour is Griffin, James Petit, John J. Stream, James E. | 12 o'clock noon.

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Established 1861.

Incorporated 1895.
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Machinery for Linseed and Corn Oil Mills.
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Steam Fire Pumps-Fireboats 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.
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