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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 20, 1912, Image 10

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tures, brought Miss Schmidt
against the first flow of the eb
bing tide just-as-she was abreast
01 me Aiameaa pier, ner original
goal. Her long "trudgeon"
stroke only equaled -the'lstrength
of the tide.
She fought the tide rip, which
caught her a mile from the Oak
land side, for three-quarters of an
hour before finally reaching the
But Twice Before Had Feat Been
Those who have swam -across
San Franciscd bay:
August 6, 1882,. ""from Black
'Point to Oakland mole, Dr. F.
W. Riehl, Time-not taken.
September .17, 1911, from San
-Francisco 't$ Oakland mole!
Walter M. Pomeroy of the 01ym-.i
pic club. Time 2 hours, 3 min
utes and 10 seconds.'
August 11, 1912; from Vallejo
street wharf t6 Oakland more,
Miss Nellie Schmidt, honorary
member of the South End Row
ing club. Time, 3 hours 6 minutes.
It's really funny to watch The
.Tribune squirm down at the. bot
tom of the cute little hole it dug
for itself.
Realizing that Taft was a dead
one, the Trib wanted to save De
neen. So it .started to boost Ted
'dy and the Bull Moose move
ment. Its "game there was. to get
the Republican state ticket on the
Teddy ticket as well as on the
Taft ticket, and thus all the regu
lar Republicans 'as Well as all the
Progressive Republicans to vote
for the Republican state ticket.
But the Progressives didn't
obey Tribune orders. Instead"
they put up a third state ticket,
and Deneen had to come off the
fence and take sides.
He lit on the Taft side, and the
Trib had gone so far in its roast
.of Taft's stealing the national
nomination that it couldn't get
back on he Taft side of the fence.
It had to go through with-Teddy.
Then it tried to support Teddy ,
on the Bull Moose ticket and De
neen on the Taft ticket, and
hasn't got away with it very sat
isfactorily., - .
And now both the Trib and the
News are scared blue in the face
:for fear a Bull Moose county
jticket will be put in the field
which would mean that the news
paper bossesowpuld lose their
grip on Cook county.
In the meantime the Deneen
administration is trying to find a
way fo keep the Progressives
from being aHow,ed to -vote at alb
And the newspaper bosses would
sacrifice Teddy if they could save
You don't notice .either the
Trib, the News, the Record-Herald
or the Inter-Ocean demandr
ing a square deal for Progress
ives, do you?
Funny to see the cute little
newspaper bosses squirm, isn't -it?
- o o-:
' Uncle Come over here, Tom- "
rny, and I'll jhow you my new
knife. It has six blades and a
Boy What are the blades for?

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