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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 22, 1912, Image 4

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"So long as I remain a candi
date on the Republican ticket I
feel in honor bound to support
Republican nominees" meaning
Taft.
Whereupon Medill McCormick
wept salty tears and said it was a
sad world, and that there would
need to be a third party in Illinois.
The reason for McCormick's
agitation was the presence in Chi
cago of Sen. Joseph M. Dixon of
Montana, Roosevelt leader.
. .Dixon came here with definite
instructions from Oyster Bay,
which maybe ran something like
this:
"Find out what these political
jellyfish who are trying to run my
campaign in Illinois are about,
arid then get the real progressives
of Illinois started."
What Dixon intends to do, he
made plain as soon as word of
Gov. Deneen's action was carried
to him.
"All right," he said, "there will
be a third party ticket in Illinois
in November from governor
down.
And he added: "In times of
peace the pussyfoot politician
may succeed, but in this fight
everybody's got to come out in
the open."
ben. JJixon will suck around
Chicago for a few more days to
see that there's no backsliding
among the near-progressives.
But isn't it a dickens of a mess
for ithe Tribune to get into? Now
it either has to repudiate its own
private governor or repudiate
Roosevelt.
Also, that Medill McCormick
committee got just about the
same answer from every state of-"
ficial they tackled on the Taft
Roosevelt question.
Agnes Little, 12, 628 W. 47th
St., knocked down by street car at
W. 47th st. and. Wallace last
night, died of her injuries in the
iinglewood hospital. -
W. P. Morton, 3262 W. Madi
son st., fined $10 by Judge Dicker,
for beating up Moses D. Gold
schmidt, manager of Western
Electric Co.. who fired him. ,
. H. W. Belknap, expert on sig
nals for Interstate Commerce "
Commission, attended today's
session of . investigation into
Western Springs wreck.
Three persons, one a boy and
one a man of 82, have been Trilled
by automobiles since Saturday;
night
Miss Esther Larsen, S, 4030
Clarendon ave., swam so far out
from Gordon Terrace beach, she
couldn't get back. Two small
boys swam out to help her. They;
couldn't get back either.
4 Then Dr. J. R. Thompson de
cided it was time to be a hero.
Went out in canoe. Canoe over
turned. Dr. Michel, of Marine
Hospital board tried to swim out.
He couldn't eret "back either.
Then Policeman Neil Terring
rowed out, and rescued the whole
five of them.
Man named "Gray" from Phil
adelphia has been cleaning up
$15,000 a week from Chicago
suckers by running a baseball
pool.
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