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i the next administration to put
through laws for the good of labor.
Without the Socialist vote we
would get practically no legislation
for labor, no matter how good a man
was put in office by the old parties.
If all people who are truly progres
sive put their vote f6r Benson he
would be our next president. Nels E.
The Examiner fanned the A. O. H.
argument between Hoyne and Cun
nea by a two-column story today. If
Cunnea' copped $600 from his lodge
the Examiner isn't going to let the
voters forget it! The Examiner is
sore because he gave out the inter
view yesterday citing the same inci
dent in the 1912 campaign.
The Examiner had the defalcation
story then and told Cunnea it was
going to print it Cunnea offered ad
vertising space rates to the Examiner
if the story was printed, saying that
his name hadn't been printed during
So the Examiner is following
through today with the story. Cun
nea denies that he got any more
from the A. O. H. lodge than he had
But the constant raking over of
the charge is figured to hurt Cunnea,
especially among those voters who
have waited until the last to decide
where the place the cross or dou-,ble-cross
on Nov. 7.
A poll taken on "L" trains yester
day gave Hoyne 1,950 votes, Cunnea
1,169 and Miller 1,069. This leaves
the City Hall candidate a poor third.
Another similar poll gave Wilson
1,977 and Hughes 1,685. Benson got
Mayor Thompson handed out a
bittefinterview against State's Att'y
Hoyne yesterday. He say she is go
ing to follow with a harder one to
day. He takes credit for the- settle
ment of the 6treet car strike from
Hoyne and says it belongs to himspif,
! Gov. Dunne urged a vote against
the park consolidation act, terming
it a Lundin measure.
The big. swing of Wm. J. Bryan
and Gov. Dunne through Southern
Illinois to East St. Louis and thence
north to Danville was a success be
yond all anticipation; according to
Chairman Arthur A. Charles of
Democratic state central committee,
and candidate for state treasurer,
was in the Bryan-Dunne party. ..
So was Lewis C. Stephenson, can
didate for secretary of state.
"Four years ago I came into Illi
nois to speak in behalf of the Demo
cratic candidate for governor," said
Bryan at Decatur. "I was willing to
risk .my reputation on his making
a good governor and you can under
stand with what pride I come into
the state again and say I told
Lloyd G. Tuttle, leading "attorney
of Painesville, 0., predicts Ohio will
give a majority to Pres. Wilson over
State's Att'y Hoyne was troubled
witlT throat, soreness yesterday and
George I, Haight, Progressive candi
date for state's attorney in 1912,
took his place at all scheduled meet
ings last night
Defeat of the proposed bond issue
of $2,450,000 for municipal bathing
beaches and recreation facilities was
urged Monday in a resolution passed
by the parks and playgrounds com
mittee of the City club.
The women's Billionaire Special,
which has been out plugging for
Hughes, will blow into Chicago
sometime tonight following a week's
tour through Illinois.
Daily noon meetings of the Young
Men's Harry B. Miller club will be
held in headquarters at 118 N. La
Salle until close of campaign.
Wm. A. Cunnea headquarters were
opened at 305 W. Washington, where
persons who are willing to watch at
the polls for Cunnea are invit&J t9
call and register.
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