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The Daily Chronicle from De Kalb, Illinois • Page 50

The Daily Chronicle from De Kalb, Illinois • Page 50

De Kalb, Illinois
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Page Forty-Tv73 FIFTEENTH ANNIVERSARY EDITION "THE DE KALB DAILY CHRONICLE iVersally known Is ultra-modern in when be returned to America and 1 I 1 1111 1 's Dr. Smith has bis office, equipped witb all of he -special apparatus that his difficult Profession re BELL RESTAURANT -ENJOYS i SPLENDID REPUTATION his tendencies ana- T- is this trait that has I'M mm to tmpplement his elaborate line of barl-er shop equip- ment with a violet rav' machine, es- pecially adapted for the removal of 0 jM'V, .5 Si i letting down of the excellence of the service but whether one wants a luxurious steak cr the humble coffee and rolls, at nieht or at tneal time in the rush hours of the day, the want is supplied quic kly, courteously arid, with th utmost neatness and dispatch. The proprietors the greatest of care in ihe purchase o'f their supplies. A ciiiieal and keen selection of all of the meats and vegetables used la Riven before they are, purchased and nothing but the highest class of materials it! allowed to come into the kitchen. The firm, for instance, buys the entire output of a large flock of pure bred chickens for its egg supply and the same meticulous care Is applied to every purchase of any I v.

pimples and facial disfigurations of value in the times of peace i a simHar nature. Returning to DeKalb he resumed Another manifestation of his 'the practice of his profession. He progressivenss is tle fact that he.has admirably equipped offices in has iristallwl a radio outfit in his the Knights of Columbus, building establishment for tl pleasure oijtbat he has occupied ever since the -jhis patrons while tliev are in his structure was put up. or are waiting. He wai married in 1908 to Miss, Charles M.

Lewis was born in Leta. Wicks, at Watertown, N. Manchester countyr Iowa, Novem- and they have a beautiful home on ber 10, 1881. moved to avenue. They have four Chicago when he was a mere baby children.

Matthew, Mary, Leta aniL-J and he lived iin Chicago until 1901) (Betty and the Kane family Is popu when he tame to DeKalb. Ht.lar with a host of friends, learned his trade in Chiea and Dr. Kane finds time from his du-1 worked at it there until he came ties to be interested In the Amerl-to DeKalb and took a position with lean Legion and the Knights of Col-Sam Miller, working with him! embus. He is also a member of about a year. the famous1 medical college frater Then he was going to move "to nity.

Phi Delta Chi. i Chicago but a coterie of his friends quires, is practically the samel equipment as is found at the did-1 Memorial hospital although it lis more complete. He has an elec-j trieal wallptate for the administra tion of various treatments and a i variety of electrical appliances such as a cautery, giant magnet and! Isimilar devices. He has also a 3-cylinder Soren- son air compressor for the admin-1 istering of sprays and Allison chair treatment tables. Everything ne-j cessary, of a mechanical nature is found in his well fitted office but it is in the master touch of the! great surgeon that Dr.

Smith has i Won recognition. His patients are! drawn from a radius cf many miles around by the fame ot his success-' es in the practice of tis profession. JUDGE McEWEN OF CITY COURT The judge of the City Court of DeKalb is Hon. H. W.

McEwen one of he ablest jurists in this part of the country He js now serving his tnird term in this poai- on, being chosen fn- the first time in -1915, and having been twice re elected. He is a legal authority of broad experience, having b. en engaged in the practice 01 law 1806. He has been repeatedly assigned by the Juvenile Court of Chicago His work on the bench, there has been the subject of much favorable pern of that court He has also been frequently called to sit in other fcpinches of I I riioto by NatuHh JOHN ANDERSON Contractor supplies for the place. The dining room is a large one but is marked bv an atmosphere of coziness and homehkeness that is rare in a business place of this kind and is as delightful as it is unusual.

The big, comfortable dining room will in perfect comfort, some 105 patrons and there is no crowding even with that amount of business in the place. No one has to wait more than a reasonable amount of time for t.h. proper cooking of food, no matter how big th demands upon the chefs. T-i'JS r00, en. and a scrupulous neatness is insist ed' upon by the proprietors.

Ns This was a remarkable experi-' ence and gave hho countless oppor- tunlties for th-3 doin of major sur-. kerv that has proven of incalcul-. td A TT TTTT XV AIM LiLaEjJX HIGHWAY BOSS ne oi ine suosianuai ana Pcted citUens of the community is rank Fuller, its veteran high 7tZZ Zt iu! i tQD" Born i atB FuVr haTTen fnt, iSJ nroereJ from a tiny I P. Si. 5Ta 7 jTok metropolitan center and has had an limpoitant part in the development of ne Tomtnuilit y.

by virtue of the n.i mtiniMl; concerned for more than a score and a half of years in seeing to it that the fine road system, which 1 short mllft ioath ea9t of Kfl limits of the i jjeKalb of the. present on Septem- rnunity was Buena Vista and it was not much of a vista at that There were a few frame structures interals along the road which iwas the main artery of traf rpvi, fic through the community if had not other merit as a thoroughfare but at times of the slightest He was the son of William and Eleanor Fuller, pioneer residents He received a common school edu cation in the country schools of since building up Wge trade one that keeps his plao Lsy from custom of the city officials to s-e OIM.ninir llme untll the go that every piece of property. hasl(lown at lhe- usua, hours. connections laid fror. the Water; startJ(1 v.

uil onp chair and and sewer mains to-the curb lhn opates two at. all times and so that in case buildings are erect- ha a third on, for rush times. were Insistent that he remain in DeKalb and raised the mone i among themselves to finance the opening of hlrown sl op. With this in" hiiainKa li t-'TTi Ka rlr ml In the sphere of the ptoprielor and 6a0 ,1 ma, Uhiv raw iu --a married in Chicaeo in I Jl 1902 to Gra Thf ad 0ll, Eonbo died at the nf ,2 i.urie.l 'at Fairvlew. SURGEON WITH woiiki take Km way from mem among person, having waiters always see that he lin a days wk.

to observe the administration A means so much to the prosperity FEDbKAL AKxM l.Uf the city was developed and main- tajned Dr. John P. Kane is one of the) Frank llor was on th li-ailin lihvsicianfi AUd Surgeons in this city. For somr ten years he has b-err engaged -He practice of his profossioa hire except 22. 1856.

At that lime this conv rhf by nn STODDARD AKhP.nsnM Physician and Surgeon 4 r- edicine. fa located at Beardstown. and here ounX man received i Ms high school education. Later attended Knox college for a tirnf, before' making up his-mind to practice medicine. When ho reached his decision he entered the Noi thwestern bchool and In ironi KOSn iicai 'liJ- consiJenle amount- of post graduate work at Harvard Univerf.fty a.l last year at.

tn University of Minnesota. or 8ome yar lr And has served aa the resident for the Amerfcan Steel Fraternally ha is a 32d degree Mason, a member of the Mystic Shrine, a 1 Elk, a Viking, a member of the North Star Society, Swedish Jleuevolent Society and the Chamber, of Commerce, I. ijt. Anuersou was mairieu to Miss Ellen Larson o. Rockford an they have a beautiful- home on South Fourth street.

T-Wy have two children, Stuart, now attend- and the "Anderson household Is one of the most pleasant in the. city. -J foremost surgeons in this part of the country. Dr. Neff is no stranger to these parts having been raised in Ro-, chelle'.

He was born in Kansas City. August 23. 1890, but when Wire Caf Proprietors are keen I and able business men. They are, Hugo Carlson and James Halikla 12 8n. IleKftlh H.

was hnt-n Knil raised in this He is the son of Mr. ,.7 andMni Gus Carlson pioneer res! ucnio i tivaio uuu amwus 1" most estimable citb.cns. fpon finishing his education in the DeKalb schools, Hugo started fn at the restaurant going to work for Robert Bell fn his old place, on the south! side of the Lincoln Highway. When the war broke out he en tered5 the service and was assigned Ity ot cook. He served with his division until the ecu iclusion of the 1 war and then returned to DeKalb.

At that time he' into partnership with Mr. Halikias and they bought out Mr. Bell's restaurant and since then he has been engaged constantly in the man agement of that of business. was married in 1906 to Rose Abshere who is associatea with him in the restaurant. James P.

Halikias was born May 16. 1892. at Kosma, Greece. He landed in this country October 25, 1910 and came to Ch'cago where he remained for six months, then com ing west to Lafayette, where he worked for nine months. I There is no restaurant along the Lincoln Highway from Chicago to Omaha that is better nor more favorably known than the Bell restaurant located at S43 East Lincoln Highway Just within a few doors bt the Fourth' street cross- hw SitmTm' Vtantn art A 22 Intersect.

For many years a restaurant has been located here and the stand 'by any sjmllar. Institution in this part of the country. -vThe business was originally startled by Robert Bell, being located at that, time on the south side of the main street where the Henaughan establishment's now located. This was back about 1897. After doing a prosperous business in this location, it was moved about 14 years ago To the present place' where it has been ever since.

Ever since it opened in the old stand this restaurant has been operated at a nigh state of efficiency and for cooking and service could not be Since Cthe present management bought Bob Bell out in January of 1920 the business has not gone back, nor even stood still but has steadily been improved, both as" to equipment and business until It occupies a unique position as the "best restaurant on the Lincoln Highway." During the past year a new. and complete layout has been installed despite the tact that the equipment that was replaced was generally regarded' as far in advance of the needs of an institution in this size 1 a town. The present proprietors are Hugo Carlson, veteran in the restaurant game in this, and James Halikias. for some nine years proprietor of the New, DeKalb restaur-ant, which he sold some months ago to Dan Hugo Carlson was associated wlth Robert Bell under the former Tnaniffmont for nm17 -years 'ero- inff to the place when he was about 18 years of age. This gare hjm a splendid experience that makes him an expert to the restaurant business.

Mr. Halikias had managed his own establishment most success fully for a long time and the combination of the two young. and ambitious hustlers has made a strong one. The new 'equipment that has been installed is ono of the finest that -human ingenuity can device tor the preparation and service of food. One of the important units is a four-ton ice machine, installed by the Creamery' Package Of this city.

This i supplemented by a buge refrigerator some 11 by I 9 feet ia dimensions in which the vegetables and meats for the restaurant are kept The' kitchen has two fine ranges as well as a modern pastry oven in which all or me pies ana omer pastry goods are prepared right in the establishment. There, are. of course, the usual dish i potato peeler, and a German, silver steam table, on the kitchen "which perfectly performs the function of keeping the food warm, and palatable. The personnel and service at the Ben restaurant is always maintained on high a level as the mechanical outfit. It is the best that can be procured.

There is a lull force to take, care of any demands at an times. Three chefs are kept busy in the kitchen of the establishment. In addition there is a pastry cook who Is an adept at preparing the dainty pies and other desserts for which the place is famous. There is -the usual staff of dishwashers and other aids in the klt-chen and the place is run with all of the system that can be devised for the operation of an establishment of its importance. There is no- possibility at any time of inconvenient waiting for service for everything is run on a clockwork basis.

A force of nine waiters is kept busy on tedajr time shifts and the place is crowded at every meal. During the night hours there are two waiters constantly on duty and there is hardly an hour of the time, day or night, that Mime one will not be found enjoying the well cooked products of the kitchens. The restaurant is never closed. Service is continuous, 24 hours of the day. and the proprietors say there is no key to the institution At no time, however, is there any INTERIOR I iL I working on the farm' where he re-, ARMY SURGEON mained until he moved DeKalb, LQCATED HERE He was elected to the position of road commissioner in 1890.

At5, DeKalb 'numbers among Its res that time the practice was to a notable surgeon 4n theper-three Commissioners from each son of Dr. Emery B. Neff, late ma township. Later several years ago or in the United States Army of when the law was changed and Occupation In Germany; who locat-procedure so that this townsh.p ed here in April of 1923, following had but one commissioner he was jhis return from Europe and has al- ed or connections tie for! hnilrfin- at tut nn LTh will beno ol ng up the pavement in oider to install them This is a necessary precaution and in doing this work Mr. Anderson was k-'pt busy io" some weeks ditching in.

all of the streets and laying connections Com' the mains to the side of the reels TIo hao tsn ilnni. a nnmhor nf contracts for the of sewer work and sr-regarded as th( most proficient ekp in. this part of the country at jobs ofr the kind, of IeKalb since 190o. He was boiji in Sweden on 19. 1867 and came to this country when ht was 23 years old, landing in 1890.

4 Ha received a comnion school edu cation in his native country before starting for this country. His first position in this country was at Rockford whvre he had a Job with the Scandia Furniture con- He stayed there a year and then decided to go farming. For the next 13 years hs was engaged! in that line pf work fanning various tracts around and Rock-, ford with the usual success. i Then for some eight years he was I engaged by George W. Sparford.

Chicago millionaire owner of the Morrison, to manage his mag- nlflcent 400-acre far.Ti outside oi the windy city; and he performed I the arduous duties of that task a most successful manner Coming here in- 1905 he worked for a Ijw years with Peter Chris- tianson in the mason and cement 1 business and later was engaged by the city of DeKalb to have' charge of its sewer nd diiln department. He put in several years at this task and did the work of his department in his enstomarv and characteristic tic rough style. Thea he decided. go into the ditching and excavating contracting business for himself and has since been occupied with that work, being kept pretty busy at all times. Mr.

Anderson was married In 1900 to Miss Hannah Pearson. To them two sons were born, Emll and Arthur, the former a student at the state teachers' college and Jbe latter manager for one of the Barb City Grocery truck etores. Anderson died in 1914 and in 1919 Mr. Anderson was again united in marriage, to Mrs. Borine.

Tbey have a pleasant home on Halsh avenue and their family life is most ideal. Mr. Anderson's pottical complexion is Republican and he has always been greatly interested in public affairs since becoming a citizen. He is a member of the local John Ericsson club find an enthusiastic worker party movements. He is a member of the local lodge of Elks.

Religiously he is affiliated with the First Lutheran church and a faithful follower of. that institution. LEWIS SHOP IS ULTRA MODERN "Chuck" Lewis believes In being up to the minute, even though the barber business, iu which be is at 544 East Lincoln Highway, is generally supposed to be bounded by rather circumscribed limitations. The genial "Chuck," as he is unl- i I and worked for four years with his J91- uncle Id a confectionery at Sanis Tw When, the Mar broke out Dr. Clif Francisdb.

In 1915 lie came to De- fn. wnnt tv th r.flH ford Proved one of toe first of th ed to and settled in Oglef county. The young man receivedJT his schooling the RochelWv schools and after graduating from college of medicine of the University, of Illinois, graduating from that institution in 1913. Tjlkesilf hnKnitnl in fhlrnc-rt from 1913 to 1916 he was assistant to a Chicago surgeon. In 1916 he rtioto by Xatiison DR.

CLIFFORD -SMITH Specialist in Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat. tinction of being in. hed to fill the chair of eye-surgeon i the famous Illinois Charitable Eve and Ear infirmary in Chicago, ine of the mosi famous institutions the kind in I has so completely token his however, that he has not felt jus-j tified in accepting this posit ion I farm in Wheeler coin Nebraska. Hft attenaed the tount' gch for a tlme and then moved tQ vu! He tered third grad-; In that city, -i mrougn pom the grade jand high Schools. -After graduating! hlgh schooj entered Belle! vue College nf nm.lii.

and graduated there in 1906 Then he started at the College of Medicine of the State University of Iowa and remained there for two years, leaving in 1908 to go to Rush rMedical College, of the University of Chicago. He graduated from this institution in March of 1S10 and was shortly afterward appointed on the r. t-; xt 2. ic oisu hum nyiiuiuLiueui by competitive exam'nation to the Cook County Hospital, and to the Illinois Charitable Eye and Ear infirmary, the same institution that now wants him, so badly, to serve as its eye surgeon. He resigned his position on the Pellagra commission to take up his duties as resident surgeon at the Illinois Infirmary where he served until 1911 he came to DeKalb to take the practice his brother, Dr.

Ralph T. Smith, while the latter went to Vienna. Upon the return of the elder brother thn two effected a partnership until Dr. Ralph moved west to make his bere offer ihis lsea-vicea to the selective service gave his time and services freely as examiner in the rye and ear department of the county draft board. During all of the time he was on this commission he gave his services to the government without Early in when Early in 1922 when Dr.

Ernst Fuchs, the world-renowned expert in of the tye, made his famous trip to the United States Dr. Smith was quick to take ad- vantage of the oppor junity to study (with the wonderful surgeon land for (gome weeks was identified 'ith his establishment in Chicago winning a valuable knowledge tf many new phases of the various ailments oi the eye. This period with Dr. Fuchs was equivalent to a long hard course in any of the great European centers as "the instruction was or a highly intensified nature and Dr. Fuchs proved a wonderful teacher.

I Upon the conclusion of this course he took the circuit examm- ation of the American Opthalmlc Board and passed with flying colors. This was done purely as an educational matter but has proven a valuable experience to Dr. Smith. Dr- Smith Was married in 1918 to Miss Rita Paul, of Chicago, and they have a beautiful home on Augusta avenue. They have one small Bon, Robb, who is a of some five years of tege.

OX, I 1 I jornea me Meaicai ueserve corps of the army and when war was de- clared against Germany he entered restaurant, where he Sfiortlv nur-' IIa 1.7. fJTff. u-vl chased a half interest When the war broke out he enlisted May 30, 1918 and served with Company 45th Infantry, assigned to the 9th Division. He was discharged at Camp Gordon, in Februaiy or 1919. Ug! Sf the restaurant and ran it until he bought a half interest in-the Bell restaurant in 1920.

Later on he sold out his holdings in the Fourth" Street restaurant. He was married, April 2 1923, at New Yoffc City, to Miss l'i irula Rega. SPECIALIST OF NOTE EST BE KALB One of the most noted eye. ear, nose and throat specialists in Illinois is Dr. Clifford K.

Smith, with offices in the Halsh Tank block at the corner of Third street and Lin- coin Highway. Thoroughly schooled In the medi cal and surgical profession and especially in the line in which he specializes, Dr. Smith has had a splendid success during the years he has practiced in DeKalb and his professional histo'-y is one that does both him and his home city credit. So successful has he been that three times within the past few years he hag been given the dis- the period of the war when he was the federal government and served DR. JOHN P.

KANE Fhyslcian and Surgeon in Franca and" England. He is a professional man of splendid train'ng and broad exper ience and enjoys a fine practice and an enviable repute as one of the leaders at his calling. Dr. John P. Kane was born af Howe Island, Ontario, March "7.

1883. He was brought up at that place and received a good common school and high school education there. After finishing high school he attended the Potsdam Technical School at Potsdam, X. supplementing his prep school work with aihorough course at that noted institution. Then, having deefded on the profession of medicine as his calling, he came to Chicago where he attended the Chicago College of Medicine and Surgery.

Following his graduation from this notable institution he served for three years as bouse surgeon at the Cook County hospital, gaining a splendid experience. In 1914 he came to DeKalb and opened his office. He had built up a fine practice when the war broke in 1917 and be was quick to enlist in the service, joining the colors on May 20, 1917. He served with the British foices in England from September, 1917, to July of 1918, when he was wi'Jj the American forces in France, remaining there until July of 1919 ii i i ll i A ft 1 I vuvocru iui vita uiuv auu uoo ever since as the sole execiT- tlve in the township road ment He was married some 48 years ago to Miss Irene Renwick. She died in 1801 and Mr.

Fuller remain- married. Miss Amelia Garner, Mr. r-4 rr fSs 1 --4tf Photo by KtBcb FRANK FULLER Veteran Highway Commissioner of DeKalb Township Fuller has ten children living, They are: R. B. Newcomer, Mrs.

Wyllys Cross, Mrs. G. Vincent FWIer, Mrs. Pearl McQuire. Mrs.

Fred Mrs. Roy Latimer, Mrs. Russel Py-per, Mrs. Clayton Phelps and Mrs.1 Al Stone. Mr.

Fulle has always been hale and vigorous up to the past few months when he, bad a spell or rheumatism but he is again about on the streets, apparently as active as ever. DR. ANDERSON IS VETERAN HERE i Among tne leaaing and Destj Known aoctors in tnis part or the 'country is Dr. 8. L.

Anderson. 1 at J57 1-2 East Lincoln Highway. I 'For some 23 years. Dr. Anderson has practiced in DeKalb and he highly regardea by both his fellow.

oractltioners and the public at large. I Dr. Anderson wag born In the. province of SKane, Sweden, August 1, 1875 Although he was born iu Sweden, his mother was an American and the doctor's arrival on this earth came while his father and mother were, on a tour of Europe. The elder Anderson was a well known medical man.

At the time of the son's birth he was a weather official in the United states service and the boWa vouth Iwas spent In various. When the. lather entered, the iV i rtwto by'i Natnscli HON. H. W.

MCEWEN Attorney at Law Circuit and Superior courts of Cool-county and in the Municipal Court of Chicago. Judge McEwen is a native son of DeKalb. He was bom here on Jan vantage of being well born. His pr.rents Lewis M. McEwen and Eli zabeth Ward McEwen were per sons of sterling qualities whose in nuence was a large factor in the business and social Ille of the com munity.

Lewis M. McEwen was one cf tha pioneer men of DeKalb county. tie was the first supervisor of Mil an township, and after moving to DeKalb was supervisor of tni3 township for-many varsi He wax always a commanding figure in the business and political life of the community. Judge McEwen reicived his-early education in this -city and was graduated from the 'DeKalb High school After finishing his work In school here he went to Chicago where he entered the Chicago Col lege oi Law being graduated in du course from the lalitr institution He was associated with his brother judge Wlllard M. McEwen in the practice of law until the year 1906 when he returned to DeKalb where he established "his efflce.

He en joyed a substantial practice here, before he was chosen to preside over the city's court of record. He was married on September 15 1897, to Miss Mary if, Goodrich an2 they now reBide in the McEwen homestead on North First street They have two isons, Willard' L. Who is a student at the'Uhiversity of Illinois, and Goorre a sen ior in the DeKalb Township Hifrh evcnooi. Judge McEwen is Ilotarian. has been prominently iuontiiied with the Masonic fraternity, and is a member of the B.

P. O. E. He if affiliated with the First Baptist cnurcn. He is one of the substan tial men of the community.

JOHN ANDERSON IS CONTRACTOR Jn John Anderson, ditching contractor, DeKalb' has its only contractor making a spe laltv ot ditch fing'work and such "xcdvations. In this highly specialized field Mr Anderson Is the sole representativi. of this important business and is kept busy with substantial force of men at all seaaons of the year at his business. At his occupatioi he keeps a force or men that varies from Jive to 24 going, depending upon the exigencies of the business and a number of important contracts havi been handled by him in 'the years that he has been engaged In thiri line. The most Tecent large contract on his -records is the hie instaliinr all of th various con- uwuvua ciu newer services preparatory, to the long list of pavta Jobs done by the city of XteKalb during the- past couplt- bf years jjeiore ymg partment it la the OF THE BELL RESTAURANT the medical corps of the army in the early spring of 1917.

going to San Antonio with the rank of first lieutenant, Later he was transferred to the surgeon, jgeneral's office at Wash- ington and served at Walter Reed hospital Jn the capital city. Then he was assigned to commnd of General Hoaplta: No. 39 at New York and later was transferred to Ft. McIIenry. Near the end of the war he was 'ordered overseas and went with the of Occupation into Germany r.

he served until his contra- 4 a-. I I It EMERV RNEFP Ihysician and Surgeon' i i gent was ordered, home In lhA month of February, 1923. He rfc- signed his commission cs major I the Unite4 States army on 7, paving opened an office i DeKalb in April of'thatear. at East Lincoln Ills practice is limited to the department of turgery. 'i Dr.

Neff is a member 'tf tho Anif erican MetlicaL the Military Surgeons of the- United' SUtes, a fellow of tire 1 American College of Surgeons, belongs to the Masonic fraternity and the Axuerl- can Legion. BARBER SHOP OF CHUCK LEWIS i -H 1 i i' -J -a I if 1 I'kuto by XsttMMb modern" cp'ti veniences, even 4 place to au 1 t- Tt: riioto by Katasch Thla operated by Hugo Carlson and Jamis Halikias, has-a fine reputation all along the to a radio and violet ray machine uded'la the outfit of this a hop. Included XIncoia way tor being a splendid are i.

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