Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1836-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
Newspaper Page Text
" ' "mm m mfmjimmmimmmmm
through the jammed aisles' and
up to the platform to shake his
Chairman Beveridge tried to
restore order. When he found the
effort futile, he called ''on Jane
Addams of Hull House to come
to the platform.
Miss Addams jrose from her
seat in front of the Illinois dele
gation, and was escorted to the
Roosevelt pushed his way to
ward her ,and shook her hand as
if he never would juit.
Delegates and galleries went
wild, yelling both Ropsevelt's and
Miss Addams' names.
Miss Addams took a seat be
hind Roosevelt, and Chairman
Beveridge again tried to restore
It was no use. The delegates
and galleries would not stop yell
ing. There was no-questioning
the sincerity of their enthusiasm.
After 20 minutes the cheering
began to die down. Then -sorhe-pne
discoveied. Mrs .Roosevelt
sitting in a box just to the right
of the stuffed bull moose head
that decorated the balcony rail.
A wild cheer went up for "Mrs.
Bull Moose," In the middle of it
Roosevelt stepped to the front
and threw Mrs Roosevelt a kiss.
The cheering redoubled.
Just as the cheering began to
die down again, a dozen Confed
erate veterans climbed over the
press railing and up to the stage.
Roosevelt greeted each of them
with a handshake and a "bully!"
or "fine business !" f ,
Then Mrs. M. E. Ferdinand, of
Detroit, rose in the middle of the
Michigan delegation. She was
wearing huge " Votes for Wom
en" flag across her breast. K
The Michigan delegation did
MAKING MOOSES TO ORDER AT CHICAGO
te CCMES H FROM
-THfc- COMMITTEE ON
ARRAN6eMEJTS TURNEfc Uf
HIS Hfitf, PUT A CORD ON HIS
LASSES TfclMMED AtS"
tyHSj;ER.$ 'MOOSE STftE
AKD NOyVTtfEX CALL HIM A
jtffeiiwfaftir ff iHfta