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ONE CENT--THE DAY BOOK-ONE CENT
ROOSEVELT TO COME IF G.Q.. P.
CONVENTION WANTS HIM
Oyster Bay, N. Y June 8. Col.
Roosevelt replied today as follows to
Wm. F. Jackson of Maryland, who
invited him to address the National
"In answer to your telegram I can
only say that the matter lies with the
Republican convention, and that if
the convention desires me to address
I shall be glad to do so.
"I very earnestly hope that the Re
publicans and Progressives assem
bled at Chicago w,ill keep steadily in
mind the gravity of this crisis, not
only for America but for the world,
and the need that their action in dig
nity foresight and patriotism shall
rise level to the crisis. I hope that
the aim will be not merely to nomi
nate a man who can be elected next
November, but a man of such power,
character, steadfast conviction and
proved ability that if elected he will
'again place this nation where it -belongs
by making it true to itself and
therefore true to all mankind.
"The professional German-Americans,
acting through various agen
cies, including so-called German
American alliances, are at this mo
ment serving notice on the members
of your convention that your action
must be taken with a view to the in
terest, not of the United States, but
of Germany, and of that section of
the German vote which, is anti-American
to the core. '
"I believe with all my heart that
the tactics of vthese smister-German-Americans
will be repudiated with
contempt by the great mass of our
fellow citizens who are in whole or in
part of German blood, and who are,
as I well know, unsurpassed in rug
ged and wholesoled Americanism by
pther citizens of our land.
Englewood Y. P. S. L. meets to
night at 5904 S.'Halsted. ,
Joint monthly dinner Fed. of High
School Women Teachers and Fed. of
Men Teachers, City club, Fri., 6 p. m.
Speakers: Mrs. Harriet Thompson,
pres. Political Equality league; Harry
Lipsky and Max Loeb, school trus
tees; Victor Olander, sec'y I. F. of L.
Fed.. Women High School Teach
ers meets City club, 4:30 p. m., FrL
TWO CONVENTION TICKET
Two men arrested for scalping
tickets to Republican convention
gave names at Joseph Lammer, 3706
Prairie av., and Joe Landon, 207 B.
56th. They said they were news
paper men, but produced no creden
tials. Landon had five tickets.
Arrest of men followed Chief
Healey's warning that he was going
to drive convention ticket scalpers
out of city. Theater ticket scalpers
are asking exceptionally high prices
for show tickets during the conven
tion period, but police are not molest
NEW MOVES FROM GERMANY
FOR RELIEF IN POLAND
Berlin, June 8. New proposals by
German government to the United
States concerning American relief in
the ports of Poland occupied by the
German army have been transmitted
to Ambassador Gerard according to
feemi-offlcial news agencies today. . )t
"They embody," says the agency,
"the utmost concessions which Ger
many is able to make."
Rain tonight and probably Friday;
continued cool; strong south to west
winds. Temperature Wednesday:
Highest, 53; lowest, 52.