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WHAT HAPPENED IN CHICAGO TODAY
Geo. W. Perkins, former part
ner of J. P. Morgan, blew into the
Progressive party headquarters
Perkins says the Progressive
party has unlimited funds, and
"will have as long as it keeps on
the right track."
Perkins will stay here until
the Progressive convention,
which begins Monday, is over. He
is sure Roosevelt will be elected.
Sen. Dixon, Roosevelt's cam
paign manager, says that no ne
gro delegates from the South will
be seated in the national conven
tion. Alex. P. Moore, who became fa
mous by being married to Lillian
Russell, Albert J. Beveridge,
former U. S. senator from Ind.,
O. K. Davis, publicity manager
for Republican party, Henry Co
chems, of Wis., and Geo. Roose
velt, all gathered at the Progres
sive headquarters today.
The state Progressive conven
tion will be called to order at 11
o'clock tomorrow by Medill Mc
Cormick. Ed Cohen sent two 2-cent and
one 1-cent postage stamps to a
Baltimore hotel today.
Cohen paid bill for housing
Cook county Democrats at Bal
timore convention. Forgot 5
cent telephone charge, and got
"please remit" letter.
Price of seats at Progressive
national convention, which has
been $10, $15 and $20, today
dropped to $3.
smuggling diamond necklace will
be heard by U. S. Commissioner
Foote, Aug. 10.
Roland Garros, holder , world's
altitude record and only flyer to
finish in the recent FrencfcGrand
Prix, will enter the world's cham
pionship races for the Gordon
Bennett cup, to be held here Sep
Don't forget that tomorrow is
tag day for the benefit of the
locked-out newspaper workers.
Miss Lucy Netz Chneilinski, .
adopted daughter of Jos. Chnei-"
linski, 1621 W. 18th st, has dis7
appeared. Believed to have com
The Stanley report on the Steel -Trust
says the employes of the
Steel Trust are "slaves."
Of course they are. Didn't the
Steel Trust crush out unionism
from among them, with the help
of the police and the militia?
Willie Maddy went to sleep on
sidewalk at W. Monroe and S.
Desplaines sts. Robbers got his
hat, shoes, coat, pants, coat and
Wm. Foster, ironworker, 150
N. Carpenter st., badly injured
when crushed between steel
girder and iron post at new bldg.,
648 W. Lake st.
Philip Berman, 3, 1103 S. San
gamon st., knocked down by horse
while playing in street near home.
Not much hurt.
Eugene Rirordan fined $25 and
costs by Judge Beitler for run
ning dice game at 451 N. 48th
Case against Jackjohnson for ave.