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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 05, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 8

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state. I get the collector of the port
and the big post offices.
In this way an understanding is
reached, agreeable to all, and the fa
vbrite son disappears in the shuffle.
Then the genelates get the straight
tip, the right man is nominated amid
indescribable enthusiasm, and five
million citizens are delighted with
the result of the convention's delib
This ISN'T cynical, though to the
uninitiated it may sound sot It is
merely fact, and every man that has
"covered" national conventions with
his mina (as well as his pencil)
knows that it is fact
There is, indeed, even something
to be said for this method of picking
pur carididates. It is businesslike,
practical avoids any sentiment and
maintains among us the politician,
an American product that some phil
osophers would certainly regret to
The Examiner and American took
their final raps at Judge Wm. Feni
more Cooper and Jos. B. David, can
didates for the suenrior court bench
Their latest offense against Hearst
was to sue him for $800,000 for al
leged libels he has published of
them. Editorials knocking the can
didates as unfit were the cause.
The Examiner and Cboper have
been on the outs for years, because
Cooper tried to discredit State's At
torney Hoyne, who was supported
by Hearst, by ordering a special
grand jury to seek vote frauds in his
David's troubles with Hearst date
hack twelve years, when he had the
editor of the Examiner arrested for
criminal libel against Wm. McGaff
ney, sec'y to Mayor Harrison.
Later David sued the Examiner forv
John O'Malley, North Side saloon
keeper, when the sfieet called him a j
vote fraud artist. David obtained a
judgment fjor over $8,000 against the
The Trib also slapped David, evi
dently wishing to show that lawyers
must not take cases against the trust
press of Chicago. The. Herald ap
pears neutral
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Suffragettes "manned" the trench
es today for a concerted attack on
the Republicans, Democrats and
Progressives in the hope of whipping
the whole bunch into 'submission.
Two suffrage organizations opened
conventions to accomplish the same
end by different means. National
Woman's party met at the Black
stone theater, determined tojaunch
a fourth party: National American
Women's Suffrage ass'n met at the.
Princess theater to draft resolutions
in hope of securing by peaceful
means adoption of suffrage plank by
three great parties.
The Woman's party, headed by
Miss Alice Paul, was militantly in
clined todav. The "National Suffraee
.ass'n, headed by Mrs. Carrie Chap
man Catt, was determined, but in
clined more to persuasion than force.
Approximately 25,000 women, it
was announced today, will march in
the suffrage parade Wednesday as a
demonstration of strength before
delegates to Republican and Progres
sive conventions.
Little. Billy came home from play
one afternoon with his clothing
pierced above and below with many
noles. .
"For goodness' sake, Billy,"
shrieked his mother, "what on earth
have you been doing?"' i
"We ve been playing (grocery
store," said Billy calmly, "and every
one"was something in it. I was the
Swiss cheese." Ladies' Home Jour
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Filth breeds flies flies carry fever-

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