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Helen Keller is the largest single
contributor to the Socialist campaign
fund this year.
In explaining why she i3 a Social
ist, Miss Keller, said: "I believe In
the principles of the party. I think
that only through the Socialist party
can tnese principles, be reaiizea.
Judge Joseph Sabath, running for
judge of the superior court on the
Democratic ticket, will be remem
bered as one of the men who put
the "safe" in the Safety First move
ment Sabath is deserving of strong
There will.be a mass meeting, un
der the auspices 6f the Working
Women's Independent Woodrow Wil
son league, Sunday afternoon, 3
o'clock, at Olympic theater. Work
ing -women will tell why they're for
Frank V. Stuchal, Socialist candi
date for representative in general
assembly, has been endorsed by the
following: Women's Trades Union
league, Carpenters' Locals No. 54
and 1876, Typographical Unions No.
16 and 330, Local 84 Machinists'
union, Local 6 A. C. W. of A., Local
253 U. G. W. of A. and Public Own
- Judge Jacob Hopkins, Democratic
candidate for judge of circuit court,
has received endorsement of Motion
Picture Exhibitors' League of Amer
ica, Franklin Union No. 4, United
Spanish War Veterans and the Unit
ed Electrical league of the North
Candidate Cunnea was delighted to
receive a letter from the officers of
Franklin Union No. 4 telling that the
union had unanimously endorsed his
candidacy for the state's attorney's
office. The report had been publish
ed that Franklin union had endorsed
Crand Woodrow Wilson rally meet
ings booked for Lyman Trumbull
school, Ashland Foster, tonight 1
John J. Solon, president of Frank
lin Union No. 4, today denied the re
port that his organization had en
dorsed Wm. G. Thon, candidate for
the legislature, or any other candi
date than Cunnea.
Dry managers claim that John R.
Golden, candidate for governor on
the Prohibition ticket, will poll the
largest vote ever cast for a Prohibi-
tion candidate for governor.
Thos. J. Webb, Democratic candi
date for re-election as member of the
board of review, has received a coDy
of resolutions adopted by the west
park board, thanking him for in
creasing the revenue of the west
parks by distributing the taxes col
lected from the traction company
among the various towns.
"Swat the microbe" is the motto
which has been adopted by friends of
Thos. M. Sullivan, Democratic can
didate for -trustee and, president of
the sanitary district, under whose
administration the death rate in
Chicago has been reduced from 14
per 100,000 to less than 6 per 100,000.
Gov. Dunne said in his campaign
talks last night: "If Lowden Is really
interested in rejieving the people
from the pressure of the high cost
of living, why does he not increase
the wages of his employes from the
dividends of 11 per Cent on $120,- '
000,000 of stock of the Pullman Co.,
which has been increased from $36,
000,000 in 1893 without the invest
ment of a single dollar on the part
of the stockholders?"
Officers of the Amalgamated
Clothing Workers of America, Local '
144, issued a statement praising Wm.
A. Cunnea, Socialist candidate for
state's atfy, for his work during the
garment workers' strike.
A poll among students of the Gar
rett Biblical Institute resulted: Wil
son, 59; Hughes, 49; Hanly, 29. ,
Students in the senior English
class of Lane Technical high school
voted: Wilson, 15; Hughes, 6; Ben