of greatest demonstration ever ten
dered him still ringing in his ears,
Pres. Wilson is returning home to
day. He himself and all his lieuten
ants are happy as result of Chicago
"The greatest yet," Sec'y Tumulty
said with unrestrained enthusiasm.
"An oviation from start to finish.
The women in this part of the coun
try are thoroughly aroused to issues
of campaign and want president re
turned to office" was message sent
out to Democratic headquarters,
east and west.
SMART SMOCK FOR COOL DAYS
( By Betty Brown '
For these Indian summer days, be
fore we slip into our long winter
coatsr Dame Fashion has provided
the smart little smock with more
bands and beads on it than the
French peasants who invented
smocks ever dreamed of.
A smock to which the Fashion Art
League of America gives sanction is
this model in marine blue velour, col
lareJ, cuffed, pocketed and all bound
round in red pontine. Red pontine
faces the brim of the wide, flat hat.
The smock is a convenient little
gafhient to slip over the one-piece
SOUTHERN ILLINOIS STRONG
FOR WILSON, DUNNE, KOSTNER
M. M. Stephens, who is managing
the campaign of Jos. 0. Kostner, De
mocratic candidate for congressman-at-large,
in the southern counties of
Illinois, arrived in Chicago yesterday
with the announcement that the peo
ple of Southern Illinois are practic
ally unanimous for Wilson and
Dunne tha,t never in his experience
has he seen such enthusiasm by both
men and women shown for a candi
date for president and a candidate
for governor as is shown there at this
As Kostner is advocating a deep
waterway for Illinois he is meeting
with favor by the people of the south
ern part of the state and Stephens
predicts he will carry those coun
ties; Stephens was for fourteen
years mayor of East SL Louis.
LOTS OF GAS ARGUMENT
The council committee on gas, oil
and electric light listened to two
weary honrs of argument from ex
perts in the pay of the gas company
on why they should give the gas firm
$7,000,000 of the $10,000,000 they are
now suing for and take cheaper and
poorer heat unit gas in place of the
candlepower test gas now in use.
Then the aldermen decided to get
the right dope from experts hired by
them befdre acting.
New York. Bankers here negoti
ating with French government for
acceptance credit which will amount
to from $50,000,000 to $10p,000,000.
New York. Price of milk here
raised to 12 cents a quart for grade
A milk. 10 cents quart for grade B
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