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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 14, 1912, Image 7

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"OTHERS HAVE DONE IT, WHY CAN'T I?"-TEDDY.
, ' r. f uhink I
Remember Roosevelt state
ment about his first term being
the same as if he had been elect
ed president?
That was when enthusiastic
friends were trying to get him to
run in 1908.' He -said he had had
two terms already. Looking atit
that way, if he is nominated at
Chicago he will be running for a
third term. Should he lie elected,
Tie'd be the first man the country
ever put into the White. House
three times, but he wouldn't be
the first to'get two nominafionsr
or three either.
Five American statesmen have
had three nomination? each for
president. Eleven have had two
nominations. The three-timers
were :
AndrewJJackson,'no'minated by
caucus of radical Democratic-Republicans,
1824; defeated by
John Quincy Adams. Nominated
by Democrats, 1828; elected over
'Adams. Nominated by Demo
crats 1832-; elected over Clay.
. Henry Clay, nominated by cau
cus of conservative Dehiocratic
Republfcans ; defeated by John
Quincy Adams. Nominated by
national Republicans, 1832) de
feated Tiy Jackson. Nominated
by whigs, 1844; defeated by Polk.
Martin Van Buren, nominated
by Democrats, 1836; elected over
W. H". Harrison. Nominated by
Democrats, 1840; defeated by
Harrison. Nominated by free
soilers, 1848; defeated-by Taylor.
t Grover Cleveland, nominated
by Democrats, 1884; elected over
BJaine. Nominated by Demo
crats, 1888; defeated by Benja
min Hafrison. Nominated by
Democrats, 1892; elected over
Harrison.
William J. Bryan, nominated
by Democrats, 1896, 1900, 1904;
defeated by McKinley twice and
by Taf t.
Two nominations and two elec
tions were the portions of Wash
ington, Jefferson, Madison, Mon
roe, Lincoln, Grant and McKin
ley. Two. nominations, but only one
elecfipn fell to the following
John Adams, defeated by Jef
ferson, 1800.
John Quincy Adams, defeated
"by Jackson, 1828.
W. H. Harrison, defeated by
VanBuren, 1836. Defeated Van
Bureh, 1840.
Benjamin Harrison. defeated
by Cleveland, 1892.
A large onion added to a pot of
cooking cabbage will prevent any
ill effects.from the dish.

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