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throw his strength hack of Roger's
The general impression, however,
is that Sweitzer is the loop candidate,
and that the public service corpora
tions nave put up an enormous cam
paign fund to put him over.
The women voters appear to be
about as badly divided in their polit
ical affections as the men, influential
women leaders being found back of
all of the candidates. There appears
to be no concerted purpose on their
Sweitzer is personally popular, but
is handicapped by the Sullivan back
ing in the minds of some, and also
by the fact that the people elected
him county clerk only last fall, with
four years to serve in that office.
Olson is hurt some by the fact that
hp stfllhas four years to- serve on the
municipal court bench and that he is
running or mayor while hanging on
to his judicial job.
Even the liquor vote is not solid,
another that fears a wide-open town
Chicago is supporting Sweitzer, and
Another that fears a wile-open town
means tempting the prohibition wave
to' sweep over Illinois takes the Har
rison end. This latter element claims
that Chicago is more liberal under
Harrison than any of the big cities
and that it isn't safe to take a chance
on, stirring up the prohibition agita
tion. In taking the Harrison end of the
Democratic fight the Tribune pans
Harrison, but says Chicago knows
what he is while it can't tell what to
expect from Sweitzer, with Sullivan
back of him; and also that the public
utilities arefor Sweitzer.
Labor, like the women, is divided.
There is some soreness at Harrison
because of his letting the trust press
hajve its own. way during the' news
paper strike; but Sullivan is on the
unfair list of the Chicago Federation
of Labor, just as Lawrence' and
Hearst are. The break between
Hearst and Lawrence and Harrison
has softened some of the hostility to
ward Harrison. The Day Bookfclin-1
formed that the reason for the break)
is that Harrison notified Lawrejacef
that he didn't want the supporf of j
the Hearst papers, which is taken to
mean that Lawrence wont be a guid
ing spirit in the administration if Har-J
rison makes the riffle again this. year.
None of the four leading candidates
could be called an ideal candidate br-
labor, but some of the leaders'1 who I
have been hostile to Harrison "mine1
past take the position that whife'he is0
not the kind of mayor they woiM like J
to have, still he is better than Sweitz-1
er, with Sullivan and the pubiltf'serv
ice corporations back of hini.r1i;i
The dry element on the Republican '
side appears to be lined up for Olson3
and the liberals for Thompson, j
The drift during the closing hours?
of the campaign appear to be'with-1
Harrison and Thompson, but there1 is
the big silent vote that keeps" "quiet'1
and often decides elections. Aria7how7
much influence the News and Herald
will have for the Sweitzer-Olsotffcdm-"
rbine is uncertain. It failed as ilPMc-J
Corjnick and Northup last faflyand
may fail again. " -
Thousands upon thousands oTao!-11
lars have been spent and its Source
kept quiet. It is fair to assumes'thata
much of it comes from interests1 tiatv
expect toiget their money backfrith
big interest if they put over THEIR
man for mayor. n ' B
o-o n 9
WADE ROSENBLUM EAT PORK-i?
NOW FACES ARREST . '
Judge Sulivan of the MaxweEF
street court was today put to the task f
of finding a law that applied torrkny
one who forces a Jew to eat pork1. "
His dilemma was brought 6hrby
the request of Louis Rosenblunf,''Who3
wanted a warrant on the grounds0
that John Morlgch, foreman of4 fox"
factory at Canal and Folk sts.,tiHkdeA
hi meat a whbla quarter of a 6nd&
of pork, under penalty of hitting Im
with & chair. Judge Sullivan finally
issued a warrant for disorderly con- "