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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 06, 1912, Image 7

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St., cook in Chinese restaurant,
found dead in ted. Cause un
known. Patrick Riley, policeman, died
suddenly in office of Dr. J. Bass,
9849 Ewing av. Heart disease.
Mrs. L. S. O'Dell, 35, 4837 W.
Lake st., fell from Lake st. car at
N. 50th av. Severely injured.
Elmer Crosby, auto polisher in
Bour Garage, "E. 71st st. and Jef
fery av., seriously wounded when
he tried to open can with loaded
revolver. It went off.
Anthony Micks, 36, 13 W. 16th
st., seriously injured when State
st. car struck wagon at 59th st.
Thomas Mahoney, 6734 S.
jWood st., laborer, found in
stupor at rear of fruit store, W.
69th st and Central Park av. Died
at police station.
30 autos burned in fire in bldg.
at 1507 S". Michigan av., occupied
by Schaacht Motor Co. $35,000
Team of horses frightened by
horns ran away from Washing
ton st. and 5th av. David John
son, 1418 W. Van Buren st.,
thrown to pavement and severely
hurt. Mounted policeman stop'ped
them at W. Monroe st.
As the bosses were taught a
lesson in the nation yesterday, so
they were taught a lessonjn Chi
cago. Maclay Hoyne was elected
state's attorney, but only by a
narrow margin of votes drawn
from the infamous lodging house
And that narrow margin was
not over the Republican candi
date, nor the Progressive candi
date, but over William A. Cun
nea,'the Socialist candidate.
There is only one explanation
of this; only one answer to this
extraordinary vote for Cunnea.
Cunnea promised the people
that if elected he would end the
reign of ' the trust newspaper
thugs and force the trust publish
ers who employed gunmen and
shielded murderers to answer to
the law.
That was why the people cast
their votes for William A. Cun
nea, and that was whyMacley
Hoyne ran 50,000 votes behind
the Democratic ticket which
swept the nation, state and
The decent people of Chicago
wanted Cunnea in the state's at
torney's office so he could carry
out that one great pledge of his,
and the decent people of Chicago
would have put Cunnea in office
if it had not been for the lodging
house wards.
Every effort of the 'Hearst
Harrison machine, every effort of
the hired tools of Andy Lawrence,
was bent to elect Maclay Hoyne.
And all their efforts only pull
ed Maclay Hoyne through by the
skin of his teeth.
This is the most significant
thing locally in yesterday's elec
tion, and Andy Lawrence and
the other trust publishers had
better pause to think it over.
And Maclay Hoyne had better
pause to think it over.
Hoyne is a young man. He
comes of an honored family. He

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