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and wishing a lot of good luck in
talking himself back to Washington.
One well-known lawyer, who is not
strong for Teddy, expressed it this
way: "These fellows, including Mc
Chesney and the others, .knew very
well when they slipped (Jver this
luncheon on eve of the presidential
campaign what the effect would be.
But they were in the majority and we
had to take our licking and say noth
ing. "They were an awful lot of us
missing today and I'll bet they had
to go out and capture a lot of willing
eaters, stick clean shirts on them and
use them as 'ringers.'
"Can't you imagine how foolish
we'd look to toss out bouquets and
smile at Teddy now when we know
that we'll be out on the platform
sticking the harpoon in him if he
runs this year.
"You know what Teddy is going to
do. Sitting there under the auspices
of the big bar ass'n of the state and
with a bunch of judges, corporation
lawyers and the rest of the big
crowd, hell rip out a speech that will
set him right back in the running.
Teddy would never miss a chance
Among those who welcomed Ted
dy here were the following big law
yers and judges: Edgar B. Tolman,
att'y for Marshall Field; Roger Sher
man, Chas. J. O'Connor, Luke E.
Wright, Judge Kohlsaat, Carter,
Mack and a crowd of plutes. Bob
McCormick of the Trib was there in
his dignity of hand-made major. So
were Julius Rosenwald and Jim
When he arrived on the 20th Cen
tury he was hustled right over to the
University club. A big crowd greeted
One of the most uncomfortable of
those invited to the feed was Gov.
Dunne. It was put up to Dunne that
as governor it would be quite nice for
him to welcome the ex-president
And Dunne knew that there would i
not even be as much as a Democratic
waiter there to cheer him up.
TURKS FORCE 10,000 BRITISH
TROOPS TO SURRENDER
London, April 29. The British gar
rison of Kut-El-Amara, 105 miles
southeast of Bagdad, has surren
dered to the Turks, it was officially
The forces surrendering were com
posed of 2,970 British and 6,000 In
dian troops, the war office said. Gen.
Townshend had been besieged for
more than 140 days when he surren
dered. Paris. Crown prince resumed the
drive on Verdun last night with
heavy attacks against French posi
tions on both banks of Meuse. The
Germans launched attack last night
against Hill 304, keystone of French
defenses northwest of Verdun. As
On right bank of Meuse Germans
delivered even more violent attack
east of Thiaumont farm, but were
driven back, suffering heavy losses.
U. S. TROOPS KNOCK FIGHT OUT
OF VILLISTA BANDS
Gen. Pershine's Headauarters.
Near Namiquipa, Mex., April 28 (by
Wireless to Columbus, N. M., April
29. All fight has been taken out of
the Villistas, according to officers of
the 7th cavalry, who arrived today
from Providencia campaign along
the American communication lines.
The bandits were hit so hard and so
often since the punitive expedition
entered Mexico, according to caval
ry officers, that no large group of.
Villistas remain. The Carranzistas
were credited with having given the
7th cavalry valuable assistance.
Philadelphia. Bethlehem Steel Co.'
announced general increase of wages
May 1 for 7,000 employes of its steel
plants, recently acquired through the
purchase of Pennsylvania Steel Co,