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Hearst's Examiner now has organ
ized labor flocking to Sullivan just
as it had the unions flocking to Judge
Owens before the primary.
In the meantime, President Fitz
patrick and Secretary Nockels of the
Chicago Federation of Labor and
other labor leaders are actively sup
porting Raymond Robins.
And Sullivan is still on the unfair
list of the Federation.
You can't always believe what you
read in some papers.
The Trib has now turned its muck
machine on Judge Scully. N
The probable reason is that Big
Business and Bosses Deneen and
West want Northup elected county.
' judge to control the election machin
ery. Poor Larry Sherman! After faith
fully serving Big Business in the TJ. S.
senate, Big Biz has turned its back
on him and gone over to Roger.
The women have the right idea.
There is nothing more important in
the coming election than getting
honest men on the boards of asses
sors and review.
It doesn't make any difference
what ticket a man is running on. It
all depends upon whether he is on the
That goes generally for candidates
for all offices.
The mysterious County Union
picked its candidate? very much like
Sam InsulT might pick 'them with
a very few exceptions. ""
Nearly all of them were either Re
publicans or Progressives.
But who picked the County Union?
And whom does it represent?
Where did it get authority to tell
people how to vote?
Northup is making his campaign
on his alleged clean-up of election
He has been in session consider
ably over a year as a special state's
attorney, has drawn $33,000 for ex
penses and has convicted two dinky
little election officials.
That comes pretty near being a
By the way, which newspaper ex
pects to run the county judge's office
if the trust succeeds in putting North
None of them has any grip on
either Scully or Cunnea.
IMPOSTOR WHO POSED AS
LESLIE DEITZ DISAPPEARS
Washington, Oct. 29. A search is
now being made bv the family of
John F. Deitz, the "Outlaw of Cam
eron Dam," for the mysterious im
postor who is tramping about the
country posing as Leslie Dejtz, the
old man's son, and claiming to have
a petition with over 3,000,000 signa
tures,, asking President Wilson to
pardon John Deitz from his life sen
tence for the murder of Deputy Oscar
Harp, member of the posse which be
sieged the Deitz home In October,
A short time ago this strange
tramp appeared in Washington and
told correspondents that he was
about to present his petition at the
White House. He told a logical
story, and exhibited many letters
from senators and state governors
on behalf of his "father."
Then he,disappeared. John Deitz's
lawyer, Emfl F. Naber of Maysville,
Wis., has just issued a statement to
the effect that the real Leslie Deitz,
who is now only 24 years old, has
t never beenfurther east than Mich
igan. He has asked for aid in find
ing the impostor.
The motives of the fictitious Deitz
are mysterious. From newspaper
clippings which he 'produced he evi
dently had been playing his game in.
all parts of the country. Yet though
he was In rags when he arrived here,
and claimed to have only 10 cents In
the world, he refused all offers of
1 financial aid. -