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ONE BEST REASON
VOTJNG FOR WILSON
By Champ Clark y
(Speaker of the House of Represen
tatives.) As to why Woodrow Wilson should
be re-elected, It seems to me that
the whole matter is summed up in a
variation on an old saying:
"One good TERM deserves another.?'
CHAMPION WEARS SPECS
2SMEET ERDNDAGE .
America's best all-around athlete
wears glasses. With specs fitted to"
the bridge of his nose, Avery Brun,
dage of the Chicago Athletic ass'n
defeated a large gathering of stars
in the Amateur Athletic unidn chairi
pionships at Newark, N. J. He won
the same title two jrears ago at Chl
cagd. ' ,
New York. Pres. Wilson wrote
student's pacifist organization that
principle of militarism was abomin
able to him.
Edward J. Brundage leading Rich
ard Barr by 369 votes in race for the
G. 0. P. nomination for att'y general.
Frank 0. Lowden, Medill McCor
mickand Wm. E. Mason will begin
downstate speaking tour Oct. 3.
Sen. Willard Saulsbury says 65
Democratic senators will be elected.
Theodore Roosevelt to speak here
for Hughes in October.
Ben Lucas-nominee for legislature
from 1st district, and George Black
well, watcher for Sheadrick B. Tur
ner, defeated candidate, clashed at
canvass in election board . rooms.
Both negroes. Blackwell evicted.
Frank C. McNicholas and T. D.
Murphy won Democratic nomina
tions for legislature in 4th district
over "Hubby" Kilens and Geo. Hil
ton. John S. Burns, who led house fight
for minimum wage bill, defeated for
renomination from 17th district.
Carmen Vacco winner by 90 votes.
County Clerk Sweitzer summoned
judges and clerks of three precincts
in Oak Park to answer charge they
permitted voters to take ballots out
side of polling place.
Judge Albert-D: Nortoni, Bull
Moose leader in Missouri, arrived
here to aid Wilson.
MORRISON TO STICK BY WARD
Edward W. Morrison, 72-year-old
millionaire, & going to stick by Att'y
James Ward, who is accused by
Judge Landls of the U. S. district
court of trying to get away ;with over
$2,000,000 worth of Morrison's loop
Ward was held in $15,000 bonds
by Landis on a charge of perjury.
Jos. Burnstein, father of the two
adopted daughters of Morrison, was
also held, as were Ewart Harris, typ
ist for Ward, and John Summers,
jeweler, who also got large sums of
cash from Morrison. ,, The federal
grand jury will ponsider evidence