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LIFE AND HUGHES
HAVE A TALK
J . FROM LIFE
"Good morning, Life."
. "Good morning. Charles. Being
a 100 per cent candidate, I presume
you prefer that familiarity."
"Oh, quite bo."
"I am glad you called, v I wanted
to ask you some questions."
"And I wanted to solicit your suf
"I want you to vote for me."
"Well, what do you stand for this
"I stand for straight Americanism,
for legislation without coercion, for
national honor, for order in Mexico,
for efficiency in government, for
American- first and America efficient,
for trained men in the cabinet, for '
"Yes, yes; that means a lot So
do I, Charles; but let is be specific.
Do you think we should have pro
tested when Belgium was violated?'!
"I am not allowed to refer to that,
Life. You must see my manager."
"Which one CoL Roosevelt or
"I am sorry I am not allowed to
"Will you repeal the 8-hour bill if
you are elected?"
"That, again, I am forbidden to
"Well, will you Intervene in Mex
ico?" "I am very sorry, Life, I cannot let
you know that, either."
"At least, tell me whether you pri
vately favor universal military serv
ice or the federalization of the mili
tia." ' ,"No; I cannot tell that You em
barrass me. If I commit myself on
any of those questions I "may alienate
some votes. But now I give satisfac
tion to every one. The colonel has
endorsed me, and so has Mr. Hoot a
combination of progress and reaction
' that cannot be duplicated. Mr, Ba
$on and Jeremiah O'Leary both
agree -I am a suitable candidate
thus joining patriots and the Truth
society. I stand for protection and
prosperity, for high wages and fair
prices, for "
"For bumper crops, Charles, and
money in the bank; and you are op
posed to infantile paralysis and Wil
son; is that right?"
'JThat'B right, Life. And now will
you vote for me?"
"I don't believe so, Charles. You
are too mysterious. You're almost
uncanny. The testimony of the ex
perts who have seen you near to is
so conflicting that, for all I can find
out, you might be a Chinaman. If
there were a Chinese vote I doubt if
you would deny Mongolian ancestry.
LEADING TORRENS MAN SAYS
LETS PUT JOE CONNERY OVER
"With over 25 years' practical ex
perience with the recorder's office,, 1
say Joseph P. Connery has made the
best recorder Cook county has ever
This is the statement of Rob't E. L.
Brooks, head of Cook County Real
Estate board, former president of the
Ton-ens Land Title Registration
league, and known as one . of the
foremost advocates of the Torrens
system in the U. S. He has regis
tered -in the Torrens office more
than 6,000 pieces of property, with a
value exceeding $2,000,000.
STATE'S ATTORNEYSHIP NOTES
Hoyne's church affiliation is Bap
tist. That's the reply his headquar
ters gives to inquirers these days. He
was married in. Emmanuel Baptist
John R. Northup, candidate for
county judge on Republican ticket
twoyears ago, is on the stump for
Harry B. Miller for state's attorney.
Rev. R. Keene Ryan tells inquirers
in the 31st ward that he did not au
thorize the, use of his name among
those who endorse Miller. Ryan says
he's for Hoyne.