FULL TELEGRAPHIC AND CABLE NEWS SERVICE
OF THE UNITED PRESS . &i
THE DAY BOOK
5D0 S; PEORIA ST.
, TEL. MONROE 353
Vol. L, Np. 236 Chicago, Friday, June 28, 1912
THEY SURE ARE GOING UP.
New York, June 28. The price
of meat has -advanced in the last
year until' today in the New York'
market it is from 10 to 12 per centj
higher than it was just a year ago.
A table showing thecomparative
Veal cutlets 25 .30
Veal chops .20 .22
Round steak J. '22 .26.
Sirloin steaks. 24 .28
Mutton chops .17 .20
Leg of mutton .'...'. 13 .15
These prices rule in the retail
shops over the city. 'No explana
tion is vouchsafed, but wholesale
dealers are' being Warned by shop
keepers. o o
(Reports Direct from Baltimore
by United Press Wire.)
There are 599,999 persons in
Baltimore who will tell you what
is going to happen when the con
vention nleets at 4 o'clock this af
ternoon. " Clark adherents wiHtell you
Clark is going to -nominated on
the third ballot.
Wilson men tell you Wilson is
going to "be nominated on the
fifth or sjxfybajlot.
Proprietors of dark horse can
didates will drag you off into dark
corners and whisper mysteriously
about a stampede in the eighth
of ninth. " "
Other' agitated persons will tell
you: , bh! Dbn;t say 1 told you,
but Bryan will "be nominated on
the fourth 'ballot.
Political sharps will shake their
heddsvyisely and talk about "pro
tracted struggles," whatever they,
They're all perfectly sure of
their dope, and they all got their
dope from the inside, and not
darn one q them has the least
idea of what is"' going to happen.
The 600,000th person in Balti
more, is William Jennings Bryan.
He's not saying a word, but he's
almighty busy a"bout it. t '
After Bryan introduced his
lution and a procession of glooms
last night, thcbosses. gave whoop,
and promptly and joyfully 'elim
inated the gentleman from Ne
braska once yet again.
Maybe Bryan is eliminated,
a.nd then again maybe he isn't.
Anyway, no one knows unless
it's Bryan himself, and he won't.
True,, the steam roller is work
ing witfi oil .smoothness. But
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