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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 08, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 25',
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I don't see how you can consis
tently claim to be for the good of the
masses, though, as long as you sup
port any other than a Socialist for
office, for I maintain that the So
cialist platform is the only one that
is built entirely of good, true planks
strong enough to support the heavy'
crowd of working people. W. W.
MAYOR HINTS HE MAY QUIT
POLITICS NEW HOYNE
MOVES TALKED OF
t "With Maclay Hoyne holdiqg
cinch on the office of state's attorney
the next four years, talk in politics
runs on what "will be the first moves
of Hoyne against the City" HaU.
Trials of Chief Healey and Seo'y Lut-
hardt are announced by Hoyne to
take place in January or earlier.
Trials of John Tobin, former lieuten
ant at detective bureau, charged with
conspiracy and extortion, and Fran
cis Becker, accused as go-between
and grafter in 21st ward saloons and
gambling houses, will come off
among the first thlB winter to be di
rected by the re-elected prosecutor.
"Hoyne the Broom" became a slo
gan with many voters in the closing
days of the campaign. He convinced
them that there was no horseplay
about his indictments or Healey, Lut
hardt and Becker, and that he would
go the limit in sweeping out every
thing rotten he could rind in the City
Mayor Thompson at Republican
county headquarters last night ex
plained defeat of Miller with a guess
that "the people of Chicago did not
understand the issue." He said
Hoyne stood for "open violation of
law" and added:
"So far as I am personally con
cerned, when I am compelled to per
mit such conditions to exist I will re
tire from public life. I do Hot have to
stand for such conditions and will
LOCAL ELECTION NOTES
Mrs. Marshall Field HI. did' not.
vote. She is an anti-suffragist and
not even interested enough in pub
lic affairs to know for whom hus
Mrs. May Schachleiter, 1759 W.
Madison, first Chicago woman to
vote for president. Was at polling
place before 6 a. m. yesterday.
Mrs. Mary Resley, Groveland Park
hotel, stormed and cried when re
fused man's ballot at 3361 Cottage .
Grove av. polling place. Compro
mised and voted woman's ballot
when policeman called patrol
Grandma King, Zion City, last first
ballot at age of 99.
New York C. S. Whitman, Rep.
Massachusetts Samuel W. Mc
Washington "Ernest Lister, Dem.
Ohio James H. Cox, Dem.
Missouri Henry LammRep.
New Jersey Walter E. Edge, Rep.
Illinois Prank 0. Lowden, Rep.
Connecticut M. Holcomb, Rep.
N. Carolina T. W. Bickett, Dem.
S. Carolina R. L Hanning, Dem.
Rhode Island - R. Livingston
Tennessee Tom C. Rye, Dem..
Texas James E. Ferguson, Dem.
Minnesota James A. A. Burn- '
Florida W. A. Knotf, Dem., prob
able. ' '
Georgia Hugh Dorsey, Dem.
Delaware J. G. Townsend, . Rep.
West Virginia John. J. Cornwefl,
Micihgan Albert E. Sleeper, Rep.
New Hampshire Harry W. Keyes,
Vermont H. F. Graham, Rep.
Colorado Julius C. Center, Dem.
Iowa W. L. Harding, Rep.
The trouble with most of us is thai
we sneak twice before we think once