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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 24, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 5

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SIX MILLION PEOPLE ARE REPRESENTED AT
CONVENTION OP FRATERNAL SOCIETIES
Three commanding figures at the
convention of the National Fraternal
Congress of America, at Cleveland,
are George W. Miller, president of
the congress (top left) ; Miss Bina M.
West, supreme commander Woman's
Benefit Association of the Macca
bees; and (below) D. P Markey, su
preme commander of the Maccabees.
More tfufa 6,?00,0V0 fraternalists
of the United States and Canada are
represented at the convention, by the
officers and delegates of 89 societies.
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SOCIALIST CANDIDATE HITS
BOTH OLD PARTIES
New Yorkr Aug. 24. "What do
you care if the national wealth has
increased $41,000,000,000 since Mr.
Wilson became president Have you
any of the bilhons?" Allan L. Ben
son, Socialist candidate for presi
dent, asked today in .the first leaflet
of a weekly series which members of
the party are to distribute to 20,000,
000 homes.
"Mr. Hughes has done nothing but
flyspeck the Wilson administration
over trifles," Benson asserts, turning
his guns ?n th Hepub'liQAn. candidate
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