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CINCINNATI RECEPTION IS
ENCOURAGING TO DEMOCRATS
Grafton, W. Va., Oct 27. Pres.
Wilson was returning today to
Shadow Lawn to prepare for the
final fire works of the campaign. To
A morrow is Wilson day throughout
the nation and Democracy will ob
serve it generally, reading at local
meetings the same message that the
president is to deliver to a gathering
at the summer White House.
Next week the president goes to
New York for addresses designed to
swing the Empire state into the
Democratic column. He leaves
Shadow Lawn Tuesday for Buffalo,
where he speaks Nov. 1, following a
day in New York city. Both days
promise to be full of action.
The president's reception in Cin
cincinnati was a pleasant surprisp to
his lieutenants. Politicians there
said that never before had there been
such political demonstrations, lead
ers predicting that after the presi
dent speaks in New York the betting
odds will swing from even to favor
DEALERS LET FOOD ROT TO
KEEP PRICES HIGH
As a result of supposed attempts
to corner food here state, or possibly
federal, grand jury action loomed up
today following the food probe be
gun by the city council. Conspiracy
charges may be made against-dealers.
Aid. E. P. Cullerton of the inves
tigation committee is said to have
uncovered cases where food was al
lowed to rot rather than go on the
market and cause reduced prices.
Aid. Geo. Pretzel and others told of
produce purchased from fanners
near Chicago and then allowed to re
main ungathefed on the farms, pur
chasers not wishing to let the price
drop by increasing the supply. Com
mission men are said to have bought
up crops in Michigan and allowed
them to decay on the ground
HUGHES IN NEW YORK TO MAKE
FINAL DRIVE FOR STATE
Albany, N. Y. (On Board Governor
Hughes Special Train), Oct 27. Re
publican Nominee Hughes made his
third incursion into the Empire state
today. It was his seventh visit to
Albany since he started on his presi
dential campaign. Hughes was
scheduled for four speeches today
at Utica, Auburn, Geneva and
Rochester, the last named tonight
Hughes was in unusually high
spirits after last night's meeting in
Boston, where his creed as a candi
date was so rousingly received.
BENSON SAYS WILSON ADMITS
ARMY DRAFT CLAUSE
Hobart, Okla., Oct 2J. Allen L.
Benson, Socialist candidate for pres
ident; who will speak here tonight,
made public today a letter from Pres.
Wilson's secretary, Mr. Tumulty,
which Benson says admits charge he
made repeatedly that Hay-Chamberlain
army reorganization law con
tains'a uraf t clause.
WITH THE CANDIDATES TODAY
Republican. Chas. E. Hughes will
speak in Rochester, N. Y., after
spending the day touring New York.
Democratic. Pres. Wilson was on
his way to Shadow Lawn and is pre
paring for his "Wilson day" .speech
there Saturday afternoon.
Prohibitionist J. Frank Hanly is
scheduled to speak in Boston to
night. Socialist Allan L. Benson in Ho
bart, Okla., and will make a night
BITS OF NEWS
Frank, 2, son of Mrs. Anna Swien
ton, 517 N. Racine, dead, result of
pulling kettle of hot soup on stove
Cleveland. Belts can't stand pros
perity. "Galluses" are coming into
style again, local manufacturer said.
Prosperity rounds man out and
makes belt uncomfortable, he claims.