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Straw vote season on. At cut
ting room of Royal tailors, Polk
and Fifth, Teddy got 35, Debs 13,
.Wilson 6, Taft 2.
-Big fight on to carry Vermont
state election next Tuesday.
Three candidates for governor,
Democrat, Republican and Bull
Moose. Teddy stumping state.
Teddy says Progressives expect
support from farmers and wage
workers. Taft says he will make no more
political speeches. Oh, very well.
Looks darkfor Taft at Evans
ton. 300 negroes formed Bully Pro
Dr. Wiley, pure food expert,
says he is a Progressive, but
won't support Teddy. He's for
"Wilson. - ,
Roosevelt says Penrose ought
to be thrown out of U S. senate.
Tribune still in the hole. Wants
to elect Deneen, but subscribers
-won't stand for it. Tr.ib peeved.
Gov. Wilson tells Italians' he
favors immigration now.
Conventions will be held in Illi
nois congressional jdfstricts to
morrow to nominate Progressive
candidates for ,congr.ess. Some
Republican candidates are play
ing for Bull Mqose endorsement.
Louis ,D. Brandeis, fit Boston,
has come out for Gov. Wilson.
Strongestfcard thus far played by
Democrats. Brandeis is one of
"the strongest men in the country
with the people.
Sen. Walter Clyde Jones re
cuses to resign as senator. Was ,
asked by some Republican pre-
cinct committeemen, who are
sore because Jones is a Bull
Sen. Funk spoke at Sterling
last night and jumped on Gov.
Deneen with both feet, saying the.
guv had betrayed the people of
Illinois.' Said Deneen had en
dorsed 'a stolen presidential nom-i
Both the Hearst-Harrison and
the Sullivan Democrats appear tb
be more interested in their own
success in controlling the partyy
than they are in its success or that
of its candidates.
Geo. W. Perkins says Govj
Marshall's cure for trusts would
ruin business generally.
All the newspaper talk about
the failure of Cook' county Dem
ocrats to harmonize shows that it'
isn't the rank and file Democrats
who won't get together, but
merely the politicians. Some of
them are known as Sullivan
Democrats and some of them are
known as Hearst - Harrison
And although Judge Dunne is
the candidate of the Democratic
party, neither Hearst, Harrison
nor Sullivan appears to be con
sidering him at all, but rather
their own selfish political ends.
Dunne appears to be in the
same boat with Funk the local
newspapers are not interested in
either of them. From which we
take it that neither of them can
be bossed by the newspapers or,
It isn't safe to take for granted
all that newspapers say about