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TODAY THE VOTERS WILL PUT THE DENTS IN
THE CONFIDENCE OF A LOT OF CANDIDATES
Just think of some of the heads
folks will carry home -with them In
the wee hours of Wednesday morn.
Now all of -the handsome cam
paign pictures will come down from
the trees, the billboards, the street
cars and out of the windows.
And in their place we will find "Use
So-and-So's pancake flour1' or
"When you come apart try whatcha
But what are the odds? It's a
smear in either case.
The handsome candidates' pictures
seem to read: "vote for me. I'm
On the other handj those office
seekers whose beauty is somewhat
marred seem to be saying: "Have
pity. Gimme your vote."
Wouldn't all of the dead campaign
literature make a nice big bonfire?
There's been enough sent to
everybody's house to start the fur
nace. It is interesting to note that all of
the loop papers say to voters: "Use
your own judgment, but vote for
these candidates." Then they name
the list the paper Is for.
Election is lots of fun for some
folks, but the big majority of us are
glad the big blow-off ks only once in
If every candidate's claims pan out
we will have two presidents, two vice
presidents, a couple of governors,
three state's attorneys, and so on
down the line.
We rise to remark to the money
kings of New York that heaps of
money may buy lots of things out
of election lime but on Wednesday
morning what will an alibi?
What a nice little city we could
build with the money that will
change hands with the election re
sults. There's be a lot of losers in on "the
top o the MOURNING Wednesday
about 4 sr. m-
The bugler will please sound
"taps." It's all over but the shouting.
HOW WILSON,HUGHES, ET AL,
CAST THEIR BALLOTS
Pres. Wilson rose at 5 a. m. and
motored from Shadow Lawn to
Princeton, N. J., where he cast bal-
'Iot No. 50 in a fire engine house near
Princeton university campus at 9
Rep Candidate Hughes arose at
5:45 a. m., spent an hour dressing,
walked three blocks to the polling
place in the Victoria laundry, 8th av.
near 45th st, New Lork, and cast
ballot No. 13 at 7:03 a. m.
. Vice Pres. Marshall motored from
his home to a polling booth at 11th
and Alabama sts., Indianapolis, and
cast his ballot at-10 a. m.
Rep. Vice Pres. Candidate Pair
bank six feet something tall
broke his hat when he bumped his
head against the polling booth door
frame when he voted the straight
Republican ticket in Indianapolis.
Wm. Jennings Bryan did not vote
the straight Democratic ticket, his
friends say. He voted for Wilson,
but is said to have split his ticket in
favor of the Prohibition cause in
Nebraska. He voted at Normal, Neb.
Chauffeur in such hurry to get Col.
Roosevelt to polls that he backed
auto carrying colonel and his son
Archie into fire engine polling pre
cinct, Oyster Bay.
MEN GET A SLAP!
Women shirk motherhood because
men are too cheap. Such was the
opinion expressed by Mrs. Leroy
Goddard at tfy& Woman's club yes
terday: . '
"In future women will bear fewer
children and better ones, and then
the life of man will not be held so
cheap," said Mrs. Goddard.
Aurora threatened with $14 coat