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Owner of the rooming house,
Mrs. Minnie Otto, heard the fifht
and ran for police but was run
overhand bruised by auto. Driver
did not stop. Polk and Mrs. Otto
were taken- to St. Bernard's hos
Frank M. Bunch, newly elected
president of the Chicago Board
of trade, in his inaugural address
yesterday recommended that the
matter of erecting a new building
be placed in the hands of a com
mittee for investigation.
S. B. DeBeck, 40, Prairie ave.,
was found suffering from expos
ure last night. Sent home after
receiving medical attention at
22nd street police station.
HEATH GOES WEST TO
Washington, Jan. 16. You
Pacific coast and Missouri valley
republicans had better sleep with
an eye open or Perry Heath will
grab your-delegates if you don't
watch out He's after them.
The latest sensation in G. O. P.
camps is Heath's departure for
the West, presumably to corral all
uhinstructed delegates west of
the Missouri river.
Heath says he isn't for Taft,
nor for Roosevelt, nor yet for La
Follette. "Then who will his dele
gates be for?" asks the crowd.
Heath stated that he represent
ed republicans who believe that
none of three could win in No
vember, and that the nomination
sh6uld go to a man who could
Unite the party. He didn't say
who could do that.
It is the belief that Heath is
representing trie remaining mem
bers of the old Hanna machine,
and that he is going after dele-
gates for them to use as a decide
ing factor should a deadlock dej
velop in the convention.
In 1897 Heath was made as-i
sistant postmaster general, serv-i
ing until 1900. when he was made!
secretary of the republican na-t
No brass bands accompany,
Heath on his western tour; the
blaring of trumpets will not be
loud enough to notice. Perry,
wears gum shoes,' and talks in
silent whispers; hide your dele,-
gates wheri he comes jnigh. '
Solomon's wisdom consisted in
haviner enouerh wives to keen un
a donstant ronversation with one
another while he sneaked off to.
the billiar parlor. "