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Governor Deneen -is pledged to
. Illinois managers for Taft,
Roosevelt and Champ Clark are
already running in circles tryihgv
$ get signatures to put their can
didates' names on ballot. Needs
The. only trouble with the law
as passed is that it does not make
the people's choice mandatory on
tjie delegates to the national con
vention. This, the bill explains,
is because "the State cannot con
trol the action of the delegates
beyond the-confins of the state."
Which is popycock.
Young's pier, oldest and most
popular of the big pleasure piers
at Atlantic City, N. J., burned to
water's edge last night.
Friel Allen, 17 years old, and
youngest of the Allen clan, being
extremely hungry, captured him
self to a posse of detectives in the
Blue Ridge mountains, Va., yes
terday. 40 childreojiave died of scarlet
fever in Kenosha, Wis., since Dec.
15, and women of Kenosha have
appealed to -state authorities to
take charge of situation.
Charles Frohman, the theatri
cal producer, asked by persistent
reporter to explain difference be
tween N. Y. and out-of-town au
'diences, answered in two words
"Fifty cents." - V
"In the fight in whfdh we. are
now engaged the lineup is clear.
We stand for the plain people
against the bosses." Roosevelt
But what the "plain people"
jvaht to know is just -whom does
Rdosevelt mean when he says
Senate has killed Sherwqod
pension bill and adopted McCunj
ber substitute, which will cost
nation $30,000,000 a yeas less
than the Sherwood bill, but wont
look out for veterans so well.
"My husband would come home
intoxicated, and get into bed and
poke me in the back with his
knees because I would refujse to
talk to him." -Mrs. Elizabeth
Stevens, W. 40th street, asking
for arrest of hubby.
We don't blame Mrs. Stevens
for being peeved. No gentleman
would poke his knees in a lady's
TOWN CLAMOR FOR ISSUE
' OF ROCK ISLAND NEWS.
Rock Island, 111., March 30.
"The News is t."
These words rang through
Rock Island like wildfire this
morning, and citizens, who had
expected the paper would be sup
pressed, eagerly bought copies
and scanned the pages for scan
dal connected with' thp name of N
Mayor Scriver. They were agree
"John Looney Lives," scream
ed a seven-column head on the
front page. Also John Looney
defied the militia, the police force
and theheriff, who had declared
the paper wolild not be printed.
But there wasnothing in it upon
which to base an order of suppression.
While the paper contained no
reference to thex private life of
Mayor Schriver, he was accused