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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 13, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 2

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hired at $5 a head, bo the story runs,
to work for JBrinton at the polls to
day. There is a rule at the gas company
that employes do not get paid when
they don't report for duty,. But this
was overlooked to save Brinton.
vBrinton was thfe-choice of Sullivan
and the Illinois Manufacturers'
ass'n. v Sullivan is a heavy stock
holder in the gas company.
Wm. Heller, Democratic worker at
748 W. Monroe, was stabbed in the
hand during an early morning scrap.
He was then arrested. His assailants
fled.
County Chairman Jim Dailey of
the Sullivanites got worried over the
slow vote for "Strikebreaker" Brin
ton in the early hours and sent out
telegrams to every Sullivan precinct
captain to wake up and put Srinton
over. Must have been quite an ex
pensive message. There are about
2,300 precinct .captains in Chicago.
A repeater tried to vote at 1119 W.
Madison. He was challenged and
fled. Policeman Geo. Raber fired two
shots, but he,got away.
Watchers for Harry B. Miller and
Prank 0.-"Lowden nfade the biggest
3howing at the polls.
Bart Collins, Sullivan candidate for
sec'y of state, who is fighting Lewis
G. Stevenson, said: "There's one
thing in my favor, anyway. The
Hearst papers advised people to vote
for Stevenson."
Several Sullivan ward leaders quit
cold on Brinton. Kept out of governor
Bcrarr altogether.
Medill McCormick was slipped the
knife by several Lundin leaders. Ex
SenatorJBilly Mason was being boost
ed for congressman-at-large in his
place.
Deneen men in certain parts
double-crossed George Wilson, the
Deneen-prohibition candidate for
att'y-general, and hopped over to
Dick Barn
One of the dandiest scraps of all
was the fight for congress in the 4th
district, where "Pipes" McDermoft
was being opposed by Aid. Charley
Martin. -'
Assessor Adam Wolff, relative of
Roger Sullivan, tossed a bomb into
the Arthur W. Fulton camg by com
ing out for Billy Lorimer for con
gress in the 6th. Lorimer men Were
out irt flocks early in the morning.
Many of the City Hall men were said
to be knifing Fulton.
Chief Clerk Egan of the election,
board still clung to his prediction of
325,000 for the total registration.
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PRIMARIES ELSEWHERE -
Seattle, Wash. Incomplete re
turns from the state-wide primaries
today indicated the renominatlon of
Miles Poindexter, Progressive, for
the U. S. sehate'over Rep. Wm. E.
Humphrey, .regular Republican.
Atlanta, Ca. Hugh M. Dorsey, At
lanta, prosecutor of Lea M. Frank,
apparently swept the state in the
Democratic primaries for the guber
natorial nomination.
Denver. Latest returns indicate
that Gov. Geo. B. Carlson has been
renominated by Republicans by a
small plurality over S. D. Nicholson.
Congressmen Hilliard, Keating and
Tayor, Democrats, and Timberlake,
Rep., renominated. Judge Ben Lind
sey named to succeed self as judge of
juvenile court.
Burlington, Vt. Returns frqm half
Vermont precincts give Carroll S.
Page 5,000 plurality "for Rep. nom
ination for TJ. S. senate.
Charleston, S. C. R. I. Manning,
Dem., renominated for governor by
.majority of about 5,000 over Cole L
Blease, former governor. Blease
was "wet" candidate.
BITS OF NEWS
. Patrick Walsh, beaten during rob
bery of saloon of Sam'l Schmalhaua
en, 8459 Burley av., dead.
Mrs. Elsie Bowers, National Candy
Co., Sot and killed by husband while
at work. Shot and probably fataly
wounded himself.
Twenty autos stolen yesterday.
. iijYy&ftffi!

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