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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 11, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 31',
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HERE ARE LEGISLATURE CANDIDATES WHO
ARE PLEDGED TO HUMANE LEGISLATION
The Women's Trade Union league
has completed the poll of legislative
candidates on the 8-hour law for
women workers. The following Chi
cago candidates pledged themselves
as .favoring the law:
Second District Senate, Michael
P. Hamilton, Roman G. Lewis, John
M. Powell, Daniel O'Connell, Henry
McGeean and Patrick H. OToole;
House, Richard .A. Goggin.
- Third District House, John P.
Walsh, David R. Robinson, Wm.
Fourth District Senate, Frank
McDermott and Timothy Flood;
House, Peter Nix and John Schick.
Fifth District House, Wilbur A.
Hammann, Worth Allen, Wm. P.
Meyers, Thos. G. Vent, Claude F.
Smith and Edward R. TedebohL
Sixth District Senate, Nick C.
Werdell, W. J. Stapleton, Geo. W.
Harris, S. S. Spenser and Chas. I.
Swanson; House, Allen J. Carter,
Ralph E. Church, Melville E. Adams
and C. Herman Johnson.
Seventh District House, A. W.
Robinson, John W. McCarthy, Hugo
J. Thai, C. A. Hercules, W. J. Cam
eron and Wm. A. Adams. '
Eighth District House, Frank
Vondrasek. Otto J. Krampikowsky,
EmH J. Feine and Frank Brunke.
Eleventh District House, John
P. Smith, Wm. J. Grace, John EL Con
roy, Frank J. Ryan, Geo. W. 0'Neill
and John J. Harrington. ,
Thirteenth District House, Jas.
W. Ryan, Walter M. AHen and John
Fifteenth District i House, Peter
Seventeenth District House, J. S.
jNinteenth District House, Wm.
H. Sage, Herbert B. Wolff, Thos. A.
Hogan and Frank V. StuchaL
Twenty-first District House, G.
M. Mavnnlfi. Rent J Mitchell. Wm.
K Goldpn, Frank Murray, Edw. New-'
man, John Grunan, Arthur BurdahL
Twenty-third Distript House, G.
R. Bruce, J. B. Shapiro, Rudolph C.
Weichbrodt, A. B. Wlsler, Harvey H.
Preston, Peter A. Anderson, G. M.
Madsen and Paul F. Schaefer.
Twenty-fiftfi District House, Jos.
G. Lewandowski, Frank L. Landmes
ser, A. W. Shwane, Frank T. McMa
hon, Michael McMahon, Walter E.
Boergernd Jos. M. Mason.
Twenty-seevnth District House,
Twenty-ninth District House, J.
H. Farrell, John BDunn, Jos. S. De
Voney, Jos. D. $rose Henry W. Boer
ner, Wm. F. C. McConnell.
Thirty-first District "House, Wm.
B. Mooney", John F. Walsh, Richard
J. Burke, Jas. J. Brobasco and C.
DUNNE AND BRINTON'
If the Sullivan .organization had a
good" argument" against the renomi
natiQn of Gov. Dunne, an open fight
should have been started against
hina long ago. If sound reasons had
been given for his defeat pr for
Brinton's nomination the Democrat
ic voters would have listened.
An 'eleventh-hour endorsement of
Brinton, seemingly based on nothing
more substantial than Sullivan re
sentment at Harrison criticism, isn't
convincing especially when little or
no reason is given for Dunne's de
feat or Brinton's nomination aside
from Sullivan's ambition to be a
There may be good reasons why
Gov. Dunne should not be renomi
nated, and equally good reasons why
Brintxm should be the nominee but
it tnere are such good reasons they
should have been given. The rank
and file should have been taken into
th confidence of the bosses who
make this eleventh-hour switch.
Brinton may be a good man we
know nothing about him. We. doa't