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THE DAY BOOK
K 500 S. PEORIA S.
TELv MONROE 353
Vol. 1, No. 270 Chicago, Wednesday, Aug, 7, 1$12 - One Cent
m JANE ADDAMS, OF HULL BOUSE, SECONDS
Addams seconded the nomination
of Theodore Roosevelt by the
Progressive national convention.
Roosevelt was nominated by
Win. A. .Prendergast, of New
York. When Miss Addams rose
to second, there was a wild burst
of applause from delegates and
Prendergast had referred to
Roosevelt as "America's greatest
. " "Miss Jane
For the first time'inthe history
of the United States, a. 'woman
today seconded the nomination of
a presidendaj candidate. ,
And she was a CHiCagd'wornan,
too our own JanC A'ddams,, of
Hull House,' the "greatest worit
an in America."
Late this " afternoon, Miss
man." ' '
Miss Addams did not have
much to s,ay about Roosevelt. She
preferred to dwell on the princi
ples of the new party.
"This great party has pledged
itself to the protection of chil
dren,, to the care of the aged, to
the relief of overworked girls, to