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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 17, 1912, Image 4',
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guess."-Nick Longworth, Roose
velt's son-in-law, when asked how
he felt about it.
"The president has 25 votes to
spare." Charlie Taft, the one
with the money, when asked how
he felt about it.
"I want to get a piece for my
paper." William Jennings Bry
an, when asked how he felt about
Incidentally, Bryan again de
nied to a Day Book reporter that
he was a candidate fdr the Dem
But there's a lot of people
would like to see him run against
Governor Johnson of California
will start the rumpus when Vic
Rosewater begins reading the
Johnson has a fine, healthy pair
Little Tim Woodruff of N. Y.
has gone over to Roosevelt, horse,
foot and guns.
Which makes 'Roosevelt's
chances seem good. Little Tim
never yet was caught on the los
Unless some compromise is
reached before tomorrow, blood
shed and broken heads are almost
"The temporary roll must be.
purged of its fraud before decent
Republicans can participate in the
business of the convention."
Arid the Taft men swear there
ain't goin' to be no urging.
It's the East against the West
in this fight, and if it comes to
fists thef e's some mighty big men
Kailing from the West.
Both Taft and Roosevelt plat
forms will declare for scientific
downward revision of the tariff.
A r1af fnrm. hv th WaV.is ttunET
Lused to gather suckers, and then
forgotten about alter tne gatner-
irtcr ie nvftr.
You know who George W.
Perkins is, don't your ties tne
gink who carries the Steel Trust
roll, and he's been shouting for
Well, yesterday Perkins sat
with Boss Bill Flinn in a locked
room at the Congress, and negro
delegates were brought to that
room through a bathroom.
Perkins explained afterward
that he was" "persuading" the ne
gro delegates for Roosevelt. He
also mentioned that not a. dollar
was used in the "persuading.J'
o- KDohn-l,cc,v , AY etaoin ri
Wilbur and Qrville Wright be
gan their epochal work in the
aeroplane in 1896. After four
years they had developed a con
trivance which they could prac
tice with on the sand dunes of
North Carolina. In another three
years they made their first real
flights, but three years more
elapsed before their first public
exhibition. Ten years had passed
and all that time they had done
nothing but "sawed wood."
At last in 1908 they won their
Never did men do a big thing so
modestly as the Wrights. Isn't it
pratifviner to think -they are of
'our country and our blood?