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. "ROGER APPEARS BEAf EN
Wit) very few districts j hear
from,"' Sen. Larry Sherman appears
to have blocked Roger Sullivan's am-
bition to sit in he United States
Senate. "" "
The report of 4,306 precincts, out of
4,548 in the state give 'Sherman 358,
477; Sujlivan, 3.51,488, and Robins,
In these figures the story of the
finish of the greatest political battle
in Illinois since thJIJn'raln?Dougla
days appear to be rittep,
Roger hasn't given up yet. The
old political -war-horse seems rather
dazed and refuses to believe that,he,
maker and breaker of big officeholder
ers, couldn't'put himself oyer.
The closeness of the face indicates
the probability of a recpunt. "There
should a'so be some fun uj the offi
cial canvass. The Sherman men have
already announced that John North
up, unsuccessful candidate for county
judge, will look out fpFhe S,herman
Garrett De Forest jCinney, cjiajr;
man of the'Republican state cojnmtt
tee, said Sherman would win by 10,
000 or 12,000. "'" " ' '
Charles Rpeschenstein, manager of
the Sullivan committee, said"Raeer
would ultimately ue shown a winner
.by 3,000. v ' " '
- Take your pick.
., BLjD MAN ELECTED.
Minneapolis, Minn. Thomas D.
Schall, who is totally blind, is 'admit
tedly electejl as congressman from
the tenth district 'of Minnesota.
Schall is a graduate of the University
of Minnesota "arid a"" practicing 'at-
tojrney. While attempting to light a
cigar with an automatic lighter, an
explosion occurred and the shock
rendered him totally blind. He learn
ed the touch system.
Three robbers entered drug store
of-H. A. Petry, 2358 Indiana av.
A WS,E ptlP?
John Gibbons, watchman, Sidney
Wanzers Dairy, 19 B. 30tH, bound
and gagged by 3 robbers. Frfghli
ened away 'without boot.' T' '
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