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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 24, 1912, Image 4

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I$ulJ Mose state convention to
be held in Orchestra hall Aug. 3.
Medill McCormlck says he is
going to be the whole show in re
gard to credentials to the conven
tion. Coroner Hoffman admits he
tried to influence jury in Western
Springs wreck -case to bring in
verdict against employment of
women as signal operators.
When a public magistrate ad
mits he tried to influence a jury,
he's going pretty strong, isn't he?
"A man who raises 20 children
on $25 a week should not have to
pay taxes." Roy O. West, chair
man board of review, to H. Fink
elstein, 14 N. Dearborn st, the
father of the 20.
West is right. Such a man
should not have to pay taxes. He
ought to be given a medal two
Joe Kaiser, saloonkeeper, 732
Wrightwood ave., got himself
shot in right leg by trying to re
sist 3 armed hold-tips who enter
ed his saloon.
Lieut. Frank Haering, Truck
Co. No. 6, insfantly killed when
auto engine No. 102 struck street
car at Clark and Devon sts.
It was mere chance that Haer
ing was on the truck. He was re
turning from funeral of Driver
Garvey, of his company, and
dropped in to see the new engine,
recently purchased.
While Haering was inspecting
it, an alarm of fire came in. Haer
ing jumped up beside the driver, J
and went to hi sdeath. Several J
others hurt, but none seriously.
Looks like the Tribune was get
ting ready to do some double
crossing at that state progressive
convention, Aug. 3.
Medill McCormick sprung a
hot one today. Suggests all dele
gates sign pledge to abide by
action of convention in regard to
state ticket.
Wouldn't that be fine? .Espe
cially with Medill himself acting
as the credentials committee on
delegates. He could pack that
convention any way he wanted.
Furthermore, Medill is quite
likely to pack the convention, and
then he and the other hvoocrites
will hold up their pledges, and
say "We're sorry, Mr. Roose
velt, but we promised "
Wonder if old Vic Lawson ever
wonders where he'll go to when
he dies?
Yes, Pete Grosscup resigned
once, too. And he was a judge.
Or had the title.
See legs.
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