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question but he will be the Demo
cratic standard bearer.
(Explanation: A Democratic
presidential nominee, is always a
Oscar W. Under Cover says
that he doesn't like to tell what
he knows, but that everybody had
better keep their eye on him.
Governor Foss predicts he will
be a dark horse.
Senator LaFollette says Roose
velt's victory in Illinois means
that LaFollette will be nominated
Woodrow Wilson says to wait
and watch and pray.
B. Frenzy Fan remarks "wothe
lldowecare" to the tune of a song
once popular among Illinois legislators.
DISCOVERED AFTER TWO
BOOB COPS ARREST HIM
Capt. Jimmie Dunn is in charge
of the identification bureau of
New York police headquarters.
He's a smooth proposition and he
knows more crooks than could
crowd into Madison Square Gar
den. Capt. Dunn had a severe attack
of temperament the other day
when Detective Dinsmores and
Kennedy of the rural precinct of
Yonkes brought in a prisoner,
accused of burglary, who called
himself Robert Freedman.
"Why, Hello Billey Cheese
cake," said Capt. Dunn when he
popped eyes on the prisoner.
The Yonkers sleuths smiled at
the odd name but the prisoner
was cool as a cucumber as he gaz
ed at the captain's proffered
"Oh, hand it to the doorman, it
doesn't fit me," he said. "You're
too late with that April Fool
Capt. Dunn looked the prison
er over. "You're Cheesecake, all
right, and you've got a record
that'll fill the encyclopedia."
"I don't know whether you're
trying to kid me or the 'bulls'
here, but you're the worst guesser
I've ever met or else there's a
vacant chair for you up at the
Capt. Dunn snorted and ran for
the record room. There he found
Fre'edman's photograph and
proof that he had been released
from the New Jersey penitentiary
two weeks before. Also that he
had served numerous other terms
When confronted with this rec
ord Freedman askdd Dunn if he
could speak to him alone, and as
the pair stepped aside the prison
er grasped the captain by the
hand and said:
"Excuse me, cap, but it's hard
enough to spend half one's life in
prison, but to get pinched by a,