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FULL WIRE REPORTS QF THE UNITED PRESS
THE DAY BOOK
500 S. PEOftIA ST. c398 TEL, MONROE 353
Vol. 1, No. 312 Chicago, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 1912 One Cent
TO USEVOTING MACHINES
The Board of Election Com
missioners has decided to use 459
voting machines in coming elec
tion. This move will probably re
sult in the casting of more
straight tickets than ever before.
Every preceinct in Wards 1, 2,
6, 7, 18, 21, 25, 26, 31 and 32 will
be equipped with the machines.
All but 1 and, 18 are strongly Re
publican. Both factions .are say
ing that it will favor their candi
dates because voters will save
time by not tfying to scratch the
The .machines were tried last
spring and several voters walked
out of the polling places without
voting because they could not
JFREED UNWRITTEN LAW
The unwrittenvlaw won an ac
quittal for Thomas- L., Reeve,
broker, who was charged with at
tempting to kill tr. Paul E. Kel
ly. The jury in Judge Wndes'
.court returned a verdicts of "not;
guilty" after fiye hours' delibera-
Reeve shot Kelly in thejatter's
home at 4650 NKedzie av., April
24, He charged the doctor with!
having wrecked his home on-ac-count
f, his attentions to Mrs.
Reeve. r .
When the verdict was read one
of Reeve's children, a 7-year-old
daughter, rushed across the room
and leaped into her father's arms.
Reeve aruLhis wife are reported
y 0 O
ATN. Y.OCTOBER 8
New York, Sept 25. National
commission decided by flip of
coin that first game of World's
series between Giants and ReH
Sox will be playedjn New York,
Tuesday, October 8.
Umpires O'Loughlin and
Evans will represent American
league, and Rigler and Klem Na
tional. National Commission will issue
bulletin Sunday announcing all
arrangements for series.
OLD TIMER A BULL MOOSE
Ripon, Wis., Sept.25. Alonzo
A. Loper, 83, only living survivor
of four men who met in a school
house hereMarch 30, 1856, to
protest against the Whig and
Democratic parties and who were
the charter members of the Republican-party
in this state, to
day declared for the Bull Moose,
TAILORS' STRIKE LIKELY
A strike of the Ladies' Tailors
of- Chicago is likely. There are
850 men and 150 women workers