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worked in her. It seemed a miracle.
But she was free. He could not touch
her now or hurt her again. A load of
pain had slipped from her shoulders.
And George need never know.
A SLAM AT THE TRIBUNE AND
THE NEWSPAPER TRUST
Petitions urging William Lorimer
to make the race for the United
States Senate when Sen. Sherman's
term expires are being circulated in
the central part of the state. '
Oscar Thorelius, president of the
Galesburg Republican Club, and a
leader in downstate politics, is one of
the men behind the present move.
His petition, addressed to Lorimer,
takes a rap at the trust press and par
ticularly at the Chicago Tribune. It
says in part:
"We remind the public of the fact
that the charges and suspicions
which were directed against your
election all emanated from a spiteful
source, many of them were bought
and paid for, and when run to earth
were found to have originated in the
office of the Chicago Tribune, a met
ropolitan newspaper corporation
"worth millions of dollars, whose con
tinued absorption of wealth depended
on your defeat; and we ask that these
things be discussed before the people
'on the public platform and people
permitted to say whether or not they
will continue to have their govern
ment and their officials dominated by
"We would like to have a public
discussion on the issue of Lorimer
ism for the purpose of obtaining a
definition of this much bandied term.
To our minds Lorimerism stands for
fidelity to promise and keep inviolate
one's word. Jt exemplifies loyalty to
friends and to principles and the
truthful and fearless discussion of
In a letter accompanying the peti
tion, Thorelius also informs the peo
ple of what he believes to have been
the cause of Lorimer's defeat.
"The Chicago newspaper trust and
their political proteges have tried to
wreck the Republican party by
wronging Senator Lorimer. Mr. Lori
mer goes among the people and talks
to them face to face, and the plain,
voting citizens like him and have
confidence in him, despite the handi
cap placed on him by the trust news
paper owners, who deliberately plot
to blacken his character.
"Lorimer's place is already secure
for all time to come among the ten
greatest statesmen in Illinois history.
Lorimer requires no vindication, but
the shameless travesty on justice per
petrated in Washington last year
needs to be rebuked by the direct
vote of the people."
It is unknown whether the circu
lating of the petitions is the first step
in Lorimer's campaign or not. Lori
mer could not be reached last night
or today and it is impossible to state
whether he approves of the petition
NOT WHAT MA WANTED
Boy Boo-hoo! I've gone and lost
the money mother gave me for the
Kindly Butcher Come, come, my
dear, take heart, take, heart!
Boy Boo-hoo, I can't. It's liver
In Holland many milk men deliver
there wares in bottles wrapped in red
paper, the keeping quality of the fluid1
being greatly increased thereby.