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.when ordered to by the bosses, The bosses .are afraid Teddy can't win,
and they are lean and hungry after a four years' fait They want to deal
with the Bull Moosers and nominate a man who will bring the two factions
together in peace, harmony, victory and Jobs. Many of the Bull Moosers
insist on fighting for principle, even if they lose again. And,- in the mean
time, Big Biz is putting all possible pressure on the bosses, to Jail In linexfor
Nobody knows what will-happen. The real dickering is going on be
hind closed doors, in secret conferences. Roosevelt is absolutely blocked
unless the plutes succeed in whipping, the bosses into line for what Wall
street wants a man who will grab Mexico and fight for a high protective
tariff. The great . majority of delegates know ho more about it all than
the men on the street and won't know until they get their orders.
P, S.-I went into the New York CentraLicket officethe other day
and noticed all the clerks wearing Roosevelt buttons. "Is the New York
Central for Roosevelt?" I asked of the clerk who waited on me. "Every
.body in this office is," was the reply. It wasa truthful reply. Even the
office boy wore one.
It's rather unusual for employes of any business sendng the public
and waiting upon hundreds of patronsdaily to flaunt in the faces 'of their
customers the badge or button of a political candidate. I don't think those
New York Central employes would be w'earing these buttons unless by
order or consent from headquarters. That- and the parade remind me of
Mark Hana's tactics in 1896. '
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BRANDEIS TAKES OATH AS
SUPREME COURT JUDGE .
Washington, June 5. Louis D.
Brandeis, the first Jew to sit on the
United States supreme court bench,
took the oath of office- at noon today.
A distinguished assemblage of public
men, including members of both
houses of congress, witnessed the
administration of the oath.
' The oath of obedience to the con
stitution was administered by Chief
Justice White in the robing room in
the presence of all the members of
the court. His commission was read,
after' which" Justice White adminis
tered the oath. Brandeis' response
"I, Louis D. Brandeis, do solemnly
swear that I will administer justice
without respect to persons and do
equal right to the poor and to the
rich; that I will faithfully and im
partially discharge and perform all
the duties incumbent on me as asso
ciate justice of the supreme court of
the United States, according to the
best of my abilities and understand
ing." GERMANS REPULSED IN HOT
Paris, June 5. Germans launched
several hot infantry attacks against
PL Vaux last night, employing liquid
fire. Despite this, attacks were re
pulsed. Elsewhere along line east of
Meuse fighting' was heavy; but Ger
mans were unable to gain. At "Dam
loup and Ft Vaux charges of-German
infantry ended" in hand-to-hand
struggles along French lines.
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HUGHES STILL SILENT
Washington, Jime 5. The stead
ily increasing call from Chicago for
a statement from Justice Hughes re
garding his willingness to accept the
Republican nomination and regard- ,
ing nis position on various issues-has
not affected the justice in the least
"No statement is ooiitemplated
his secretary said today.