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THE DOINGS ARE ON,
BY H. M.
With a rip and a bang, with a rattle
'Steen thousand delegates-maybe
some more -
Fought like madmen, clamoring for
To get to their sections. Say, folks,
'twas a treat
To watch men from every state in
A crowding arfd pushing like one
The big Coliseum near rocked on its
As the G. O. P. surged with its clans
and its cliques.
X-RAY SHOWS BOY'S HEART ON
THE RIGHT SIDE
FOLKS! THEY'RE OFF!
Four score and ten yelled in feverish
As their possible candidate looked:
"Vote For Me!"
There was Roosevelt, Sherman, La-
Folletto arjd Hughes,
And Fairbanks and Cummins and
Burton to choose.
Three others in line, Knox, Root and
Wind up the long list of which "Pos
In a general uproad that "live news"
The Republican Convention is on,
folks. "They're Off." '
The thing that makes Louis Op
penheimer of Akron, Ohio, different
from other boys is that his heart is
on his right side. X-ray photos show
IL If he were knqcked unconscious
and a physician felt on his left side
to see if his heart was beating he
might declare Oppenhieiraer dead.
Dppenheimer eats, sleeps and moves
Kound just like other boys,
DEATH TOLL OVER HUNDRED IN
Memphis, Tenn., June 7. More
than 160 persons were killed by a
series of cyclones which swept sec
tions of Tennessee, Mississippi,
Southwestern Missouri, Arkansas
and Western Kentucky, Monday
night, reports today show.
This death list includes 30 persons
reported missing when the steamer
Eleanore was capsized in the Missis
sippi river, 17 miles north of Mem
phis, Monday night. The dead are
being taken out of the boat, a regu
lar packet qt the Lee Line Co., be
tween Memphis and Ashport, Tenn.
A tabulated report shows 78 met
death in Arkansas; 30 across the
border in Missouri, and 15 in Missis
sippi from Vicksburg to Jackson.
Heber Springs, Ark., a summer-re- '
sort, with a population of 2,000 was :
almost blown away. 31 are' report-;
ed dea there.
Pres. Chas. L. Hutchinson, Chi. Art
Inst., principal speaker at opening ;
today of Cleveland's $3,000,000 art
Newport News, Va. Steve Mac-'
Gordon, aviator, holder of American
altitude record, dead. Burns. Aero-t
plane fell. . '