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Bryan says he is well pleased
with the situation. "The dele
gates will soon get together and
nominate a progressive candi
date,"he said today.
But there's never a sign of get
ting together around the -convention
The delegates are falling away
from Harmon. On the 32nd hal
lot he only had 14 votes. Foss'
boom, which gave him a maxi
mum of 43 votes fell off to 28 on
When Virginia was called for
the SlsOballot, John T. McGraw
demanded a poll of the delega
tion. West "Virginia was instructed
for Clark, but McGraw has been
trying all morning to get the
delegation swung to Wilson.
Chairman Ollie James, after
argument, ruled that the vote 'of
West Virginia must be casf for
Clark as a unit nntil two-thirds of
the delegates should express a
desire to vote for Wilson.
BURIED IN ROOF OF HOME
Louis Haver, 34, painter re
siding at 1010 W. Polk st., whom
the police of Maxwell st. station
were asked to search for on June
20, was found starving to death
in-the attic of his home, June 26.
Haver, though temporarily half
insane fro mhis sufferings, was
revived sufficiently to tell his
story. June 20 he went up to the
ibof to watch shinglers who were
at work. He crawled through a
hole in the roof to the attic and
..When he awoke, probably the
next day, shingles were gone and
the hole was closed. Vainly he
pounded on the roof and floor.
Members of the family later heard
his groans and investigated.
Haver was found in a half starv
ed condition. He will recover.
GOOD BYE, KISSING.
It was a moonlight night in fair
Milwaukee, the band played soft
and low as the .shades of evening
safely sheltered the cooing pair
sitting there on the park bench.
The ardent swain begged trem
ulously, aye, even despairingly.
"Give, oh, give to one who loves
you better than life itself, Bhe
tiny, little kiss?" -
Did the swee.t young Milwau
kee maiden bestow the desired
bliss upon the pleading suitor?
Ah, here is the answer:
"Have you your health certifi
cate here with you ?"
He had it not, and likewise the
smack he bestowed not. For such
is the way they propose to run
kissing in Milwaukee, if the doc
tors have their way about it. ' -'
"No kissing without a health'
certificate," they, demand. "Down
with promiscuous osculation" 'is
their battle cry. Most of the docs
"Colonel," asked the girl,
"when was the mos"t trying mg
ment of your life?"
"It was when I went to mv
wife's father .for the Duroose of
asking him to let me have her.
rie was very deal, and I nad to
explain the matter before 20