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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 14, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 4

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haa big corporation baclflng, but
they wanted people to vote for Hull.
Wallop No. 2 wai handed out
' Incomplete returns ,Bhow that the
newspapers had no influence at all in
deciding the Miller-Northup fight
' The latter only carried four wards,
the6thr 7th, 25th and 26th, and in
these, awards the- anti-Lundin machine-
was stronger than the City
Hall crowd. ,
, The Sullivan machine failed mis
erably in its attempt to put over
"Strikebreaker" Brinton. In several
wards where the Sullivan machine
was strong Roger's leaders quit cold
and refused to have anything to do
with Brinton's pandidacy. As a re
sult, Dunne carried Cook county by
a plurality of about 60,000 and swept
he state with close to 100,000 to the
good. Only Mike Kenna, boss of the
- First wardf and Denny Egan, boss 'of
the twentieth, could deliver toBrin
ton. ifohn P. O'Malley and Barney
Qrogan made1 fights on' the governor
but were beaten by thejr "constits."
. In the 44th ward, home of the gas
boss and an arnjy Of jobholders,
Dunne wpn,out by a 2 to 1 vote. In
the 10th ward County Judge Scully
refused to have antyhing to do with,
Brinton and earned the ward 3 to 1
jfor Dunne. Jim Dailey, Sullivan
county chairman and boss of the 4th
ward, was strdng for Brinton but lost
his ward-over 2 to 1.
The Sullivan machine, however,
put over Arthur Charles for state
treas.; James Brady for auditor; Lu
cey for attjy general, and apparently
Huttmann for lieut. governor. In
Cook county Sullivan cleaned up
everything. The Harrison men con
centrated their county fight for,
Prank Koraleski, Richard McGrath
and Philip McKenna, but were
trounced by Martin J. O'Brien, Jim
Gavin and Tom Sullivap. Even Pete
Bartzen, without organization, ran
ahead of McKenna.
The odds were too much for Bill
T.rrimr anil latest returns &ive fha
Republican nomination in the 6th7
congressional -district to Arthur W.
Fulton, -the Lundin man. Most of
the Deneen men lined up with Lori-
mer.
Frank Buchanan, In spite of a fight .
on him by Big Business, the trust
press and the Sullivan machine, was
renominated in the 7th.
"Pipes" McDermo,tt, dropped by
Sullivan organization, was defeated
by Aid. Charley AJartin. Jim Mann
beat Preacher Boynton. Martin B.
Madden, W.'W. Wilson, Fred A. Brit
ten, George Edmund Foss, A. J. Sa
bath and James McAndrews, present
congressmen, were all renominated,
while Thos. Gallagher has apparent
ly defeated N. L. Piotrowski.
Maclay Hoyna was renominated by
60,000 plurality. Charley Erbstein
proved a joke candidate. Bart Col
lins, Denny Egan's choice for sec'y of
state, was beaten, by Lewis G. Ste
phenson. Women voters have apparently
nominated Chas. H. Sergei over Jim.
Lawley, Lundin man, for pres. of
.sanitary district. Joe Haas, another
Deneen man, seems to have been
nominated-for recorder.
John M. Powell, Al F. Gorman and
Wm. J. Stapleton, Dem.; Meyer Coss
man, .Richard Farrell and Jas. J. Bar- ,
bour, Rep., were nominated foe the
state senate in the 2d, 4th and 6th
districts respectively.
Deneen men claim to have broken
the Thompson-Lundin slate in four
places. Chas. H. Sergerfor sanitary
district' trustee, E R. Litzinger for
board of review, Joseph F. Hass for
recorder and Chas. Ringer for board
of assessors are claimed to have won.
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BITS OF NEWS
Six families clad in night clothes
fled apartment building fire, v 3820
Cambridge av. - ' x
Eric Nelon,;2851 .Lyndale, stepped
pff Northwestern train before it had
stopped. Fell under wheel. Leg cut
off.
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Mrs Mary Burk, 63, 5138 Union
av., dropped dead. ,
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