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James M. Dailey, Democratic
county chairman, came out yester
day with a statement to Democratic
workers urging them to get busy and
work for the entire ticket from Wil
Dailey points out that if Hughes
should be elected, Bill Thompson as
national committeeman would at
least get all the Chicago federal
plums for distribution by himself and
Jim pictures Oscar De Priest as
postmaster; Sam Ettelson as district
attorney; Chief Healey as U. S. mar
shal and Sen. George Harding as col
lector of internal revenue.
Whether Jim's prophecies are cor
rect or not it's a cinch that in the
event of a Republican clean-up in
Illinois and Cook County Fred Lun
din and Big Bill would sure have .a.
strangle-hold on the public offices.
Oscar De Priest, by the way, seems
very confident that Harry B. Miller is
going to lick Hoyne. "If the Cun
nea boom is just nursed along until
Nov. 7 he'll sure take away enough
votes from Hoyne to elect Harry," lis
the way the colored leader has it fig
ured. The colored folks along South
State street flay their celebration
election night will eclipse their cele
bration of Jack Johnson's defeat of
Jim Jeffries IF Harry B. Miller is
Some evidence of Wilson's
strength down, state can be shown
by the reception which Jos. O. JCqsI
ner, Democratic nominee for cong.-at-large,
is getting 'down state. Kost
ner is running as a Wilson man.
Kostner is a young fellow who
political reputation has been con-
fined to Chicago. He has hitherto
been a stranger to downstate folks.
His welcome down there is taken to
mean that they may help "Wilson by
electing Democratic congressmen for
him to work with.
, .The Herald which-made a hit with
union labor by its fair treatment of
the men in the street car strike, has
come out for Wilson and Hoyne.
With the Trib fighting Wilson and
Hoyne and Jim Keeley boosting them
while Hearst is laying low it will be
interesting to see on which side the
people will line up.
Hoyne's aid of the school teachers
in their fight against Jakey Loeb was
the final blow to the Trib. After that
the Trib tiegun to quietly hammer
the state's attorney.
Previously Hoyne had gotten the
Trib's goat by his refusal to "lay
down" on cases against newspaper
sluggers. Then he barred Trib re
porters from his office.
Then Hoyne angered the Trib by
treating Julius Rosenwald as though
he weren't one of "our richest em
ployers of low-wage workers. Yes,
Indeed, Hoyne's a dangerous nian to
the Trib's' pet idols. "He must be
flpfonted." thev're hollerine:.
The Big Bull has been here. His
bellowing has been heard. And the
people are still smiling and hooray
ing Wilson. The G. 0. P. nat'l head
quarters are about as cheerful as an
Straw vote of railroad men in 21st
senatorial district, announced by
John Grunau, Bull Moose legislator
in 1912: Wilson, 880; Hughes, 80.
Prof. James Weber Linn, Univer
sity of Chicago, former Progressive,
Is out for Wilsoin.
Judge Harry P. Dolan has received
endorsement of Motion Picture Ex
hibitors' League of America. But
Tiolan's best endorsement so far has
Tjeen the humanity he exhibited in
the boy's court.
Charley Deneen, Roy O. West and
Judge Harry Olson have oined hands
with Fred Lundin in boosting Frank
h. Ijowden. Lowden. by the wav. is
said to have been very much excited
by Hoyne's exposure or the City Hall
tactics. He's afraid it hurt entire
Republican ticket In Cook county.
The Thompson-Hoyne raid on the
police assigned to the state's attya
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