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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 29, 1912, Image 8

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There was one man who look
ed calm and peaceful after the
twelfth ballot just one, and his
name was William Jennings
The Woodrow Wilson crowd
have introduced the college yell
into politics. Rep. A.JMitchell
Palmer leads cheering-of ennaT
delegation, and Rep. Hughes the
New Jersey one.
The way the women in the gal
leries stand the long, weary night
sessions is surprising. They're al
ways fresher than the men at the
Arthur Brisbane had another
fight with Wilson supporter last
night, but beautiful woman
stopped it, and Brisbane paid for
..dinner for three.
Hearst's employes seem to have
their master's knack of bulging
into the limelight somehow or
If there's another night session
most of the delegates will die of
it they look as if tKey were
dying flow, some of; them
Also, those delegates who
didn't bring a -roll big enough to
choke a horse, haven't the-price
of a drink left, and unless some
can make a touch they'll walk
home on the ties.
At last, Charley Murphy has
"been known to smile. It Was
when he caused all the excite
ment by switching to Clark on
t the tenth ballot last night.
But he didn't smile long. The
xClark people had told him they
coujl get the Underwood and
Harmon .votes if-they got New
liver, Murphy and his lieutenant,
.Fitzgerald, held a gloom meet
ing on tn& spot.
Not that Murphy cared about
Clark -not getting the bacon.
What worried Murphy was that.'
Clark had made him show his
Did anyone notice that Bryan
saif if Clarke were nominated
through the New York delega
tion he should refuse to accept
the nomination.
No! Well, a whole lot of the
delegates .noticed it, and noticed
it hard, with their ears to the
ground, wondering what the peo
ple back home thought.
Wm. Allen White, the editor,
Jay Darling and Ping Webster,
the cartoonists, Henry Beach
Needham, Geo. Fitch and Edna
Ferber, magazine writers, took
three story house for convention
week, and they're the only com
fortable visitors in Baltimore.
"Where are you going, my pret
ty maid?"
'H!.m "going first to Smith and
Jones to -match a piece of ribbon,
then to Jones and Smith to get a
dozen hairpins, next to Jones
Brothers to look at those darling
little baby,, pins, after that to
Smith Brothers to look for some
of those nice -what-do-you-call- j
'ens, and then to the hairdress
er's, sir," she said.
u oo
Consider the ways of the little
green cucumber, which nevet
does its
best fighting till it's
"York, and when they failed to de-

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