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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 29, 1912, Image 6

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The great 'ten-foot picture of
Wilson useci Thursday night was
unfurled again and rushed down
the aisles. But the police kept its
bearers moving.
The pro-Wilson, anit-Clark
4emonstration lasted 35 minutes,
JM, and then the roll call was re
It resulted: Clark, 556; Wilson,
30fj; Harmon, 31; Underwood,
Il7; Baldwin, 31; Bryan, 1;
Kern, 1.
The great Clark stampede had
stampeded only 14 votes outside
New York, and Wiison had lost
only one vote.
i Cjark had been .smoked out; and
neither had gained a single bless
ed thing by it except sore throats
for their delegates.
Ollie James, announcing the
vote, said: "Clark, having re
ceived more than a majority, is
ttotyet the nominee. Another bal
lot will be taken.
Jeers, hisses and catcalls met
this plain bid from the chair for
Clark votes
When Alabama was called, the
Missouri crowd yelled to it:
"Come across, bo.ys. Be delegates
and help us out."
4 Whereupon Alabama voted sol
idly for Underwood.
Clark lost 2 votes on the 11th
ballot; Wilson gained 4. Clark
lost 5 on the 12th ballot; Wilson
one-half a vote.
When the Clark men saw they
had lost Koger Sullivan, 111., got
up and proposed adjournment un
til noon today. The motion was
issued by the Chicago health de
partment: Be strong for, a sane Fourth.
A senseless Fourth is common
ly followed by a sightless and
fingerless fifth.
Why permit your children to
take such awful chances? "
The" big cracker blows big busi
ness to the doctors and under
takers. The toy cannon, as a life de
stroyer, has the Catling gun
backed off the map.
Blank cartridges may not be
charged with lead, but they not
infrequently are charged with
In this day and 'age we are
wont to measure a man's sanity
rather than his patriotism by the
noise he makes or fails to make
on the glorious Fourth.
. The glorious Fourth too oftttt
the gorry Fourth.
carried jiva voce at 3:05 o'clock.
"He stole her heart."
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