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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 24, 1912, Image 5

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"Why, senator' said Bryan,
"there never was .a better .time in
the history of the country for to
, talk to Republicans than the ores
T. ent."
,Cpl. F. M. Fairman, Penna.,
told Bryan of the Br-yanvictory
in the "Pennsylvania caucus. "We
want to see you come nto your
own as president of thfe United
States, said Fairman.
"I'll come into my own when
policies for the benefit of the
whole people, to which I have de
voted my life, are adopted,"' said
Bryan. "We're going to win this
fight." , .
Freight wreck on Pennsylvania
road at Freeland, Md., 35 miles
north of. Baltimore, delayed in
coming delegations. Took' 5
hours to clear tracks ,and all traf
fic was held up.
The fight between Roger Sul
livan and Carter Harrison at the
heads of the two Illinois dele
gations still is going on.
The Illinois case is the only one
between two interfactipnal par
ties in a state before the conven
tion. The Minnesota delegation in
caucus pledged its unanimous
support to Bryan in any fight he
might make ort the temporary
chairmanship.
Chairman Mack and Commit-
v teeman Hall, after deciding to see
Bryan first, changed their minds,
and -went into conference with
Judge Parker.
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Cocoanut oil rubbed into hands
before retiring will prevent them
becpming rough and unsightly.
BUFFALO'S DOCK HORROR
Buffalo, N. Y., June 24. Six-
teen bodies have been recovered,
IS are known to be missing, and
the death toll may reach two
score as a result of the collapse
of the dock at Eagle Park, Grand
Island, an amusement resort, last
night.
Five bodies were taken frpm
fhe water early this morning, ten
more were recovered between 9
and 10 o'clock, and the sixteenth
body, that of. a young woman,
was found late this afternoon.
Some of the bodies may have
recovered. The water at the
point where the dock collapsed is
ten feet deep, but a nine-mile cur
rent has probably carried some of
the mis: ing over the falls and
hurled tjhem into the whirlpool.
Indescribable scenes have been
enacted at the. pier . since day
break, when the first body was1 re
covered. A temporary morgue
has been erected and tlje bodies
of the dead weer placed there.
Lines of police held back hun
dreds of persons who had rela
tives on the wharf. They were
allowed through the morgue one
at a time. t All the bodies recov
ered have been identified.
Ghouls added to the horror of
the night. Rings were stolen
from fingers of women, and pock
ets of many victims were rifled
of valuables before police were
placed on guard.
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Message delivered by Judge
Parker's little boy td Senator
Root's hired man: "Pa wants ta
borrow your roller for a week."

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