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FULl TELEGRAPHIC AND CABLE NEWS SERVICE
OF THE UNITED PRESS
THE DAY BOOK
560 St PEORIA ST.
398
TEL. MONROE 353
Vol. 1, No. 233 Chicago, Tuesday, June 25, '1912 One Cent
FOURTH PARTY TALK.
Washington, June 24. A story
ran the rounds to-day that Sena
tor LaFollette intended going to
Baltimore to talk with Bryan
about a fourth party' in case the
progressives are defeated in the
Democratic convention.
It is Believed here that should
the progressives bolt at Baltimore
LaFollette would far rather
throw, his fortunes "With them
than with, Roosevelt -'
When asked about .the story
LaFollette refused, to confirm or
deny if. He said he was far too
busy with his senatorial work to
bother about politics. Just now;
"If I Have anything to say inj
the future about running' inde
pendently," he addedj "you shall
know about it."
yankee'takes- LEAD.
Dieppe, France, June 25.
David-Bruce Brown, 'American,'
driving a Fiat -car, won first day's.
contest in the international auto
mobile Grand Prix today, :over
irig 470 miles at an average speed
of 75 miles an hour.
Two fatalities occurred. The
cardnven'by Collinet overturned,,
u 4 '! '". - T 2 " 1 It- ,
-KUUng tne mecnamcan. oninet
was seriously 'hurt. K spectator
was killed when a wheel flew off
an English' entry at one of the'
turns. 4 .
'-o o
THE -DEMOCRATIC" MESS.
Reports Direct From .Baltimpre
by United Press Wire.
William Jennings Bryan was
defeated in-one-of the, greatest po
litical battles- of his- career when
he ran against AIt6n B. Parker
for the temporary chairmanship
of the Democratic convention-
The votfe was: Parker, 578;
Bryan, 51Q; O'Gorman, 3; Kern,
1 ; absents 2. - -
Bryan went down fighting to
thedast and with all colors flying.
He was steam-r6llered just as
much as Col. Roosevelt was at
Chicago.
The; defeat was far from con
clusive. Bryan Is on the resolutions
committee and he's coming right
back at the bosses with a platform
fight , -
The scenes at the Democratic
convention today were even more
riotous than those at the Chicago
conversion Zj
And the fjgas between the
same forces, thefprbgressivfis apd
'the bosses. , - -
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