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MICDFOUD, 0UW10N, TUESDAY, JIWIO 23, 1012.
RYAN DEFEATS BRYAN AT BALTIMORE
PARKER CHOSEN TO PRESIDE
STEAM ROLLER SMASHES BRYAN
IN EFFORT TO HAVE PROGRESSIVE
ELECTED TEMPORARY CHAIRMAN
Kern Nominated by Nebraskan Against Parker, Offers to Withdraw If
Parker Would In Interest of Harmany Latter Refuses and Kern De
clines to Make Contest, Forclnu Bryan Himself as Only Progressive
Who Will Lead Fight Belt of California Plays Traitor to Leader.
Open Break Between Bryan and Cha mp Clark Whose Forces Line Up With
Tammany and Vote Solid Analnst Nebraskan Parker Victory a Tri
umph for Reactionaries Captain rtl by Ryan and Belmont.
FIITII IlliOIMKNT Alt.MOItV,
H.lri.MOUi:, Mil,, Juno 'jr.. -Defeat
en urn to Wllllmn J. Hrynn todny.
In one of tin moat Important tint
1 1 m of bin piilllletH careor tlm No
brimknn lout. Ho staked hln nnmo
mill reputation ncnliuit Hint of Judge
Alton II. Purkcr of Now York, tlm
latter backed liy nil tho great cornier
vatlvu ii'mtoin of Now York, Illinois,
Indiana. ('orglu mid tlm cast.
I'arkur wmi elected temporary
chairman of tho dcmncrnllc nntloital
convention. Bryan ' Htonmrol
lured much tho niunn im Colonel
Honmivolt wan lit ChlcnKO unit by
relatively tho immo forces of con
ni'rvntlatn. Hut ho wont down with
colors flying, fighting to the Inst ntul
both hn nml IiIh nplmniintft ronllicd
Hint lodny's fight wnii fnr from con
elusive. Hrynn slntcd before enter
lur. tho convention hull that If do
fi'.iti'il In tho fight for tho chairman-
hhlp ho would come right back with
a ilntforiu fight,
Will Continue tho llattlf.
Hrynn will bo Nebraska's mem
ber of tho resolutions committee, nml
ho will renew his fight, there for n
lilatform thnt In reully progrenslvo.
Ouo result of today's flRht wnn tho
oin hrcuk between tho Clnrk nml
It wait pledged Clark votes thnt
throw tho balance of powur against
tho "peerless lender." and Hryun In
IiIh Hpeech tundo ll plain that hn con
sidered tho Pnrkor victory u reaction
n ry ouo, and duo to tho Clnrk forces
coloring Into n cotnblnntlon with tho
loiiniTvatlvcH In tho hopo that they
would got vulva from Now York for
Tho fight wiih innrkod by peculiar
tdrutoglo .innuoiivorliiK by tho pro
gressives. Hrynn numluntcd an IiIh
rhnleo for tutnporary' ohnlrmnu IiIh
running mnto of four years ngo, .Tnhn
W. Kern of Indiana, Korn mndo a
iliniuatlo public appeal to Pnrkor
from tho platform to withdraw In
tho Interests of harmony, Hut Park
or Hal buck In IiIh chair nml refused
to roHpond to tho appeal.
Election Not UiuuiIiiioiin
Ah hooii na tho official voto wnn
announced by tho cliulr an linvlng
biiiui dtia to I'urkor nml lilu for
Hrynn totalH thnt slightly disagreed
with nil unofflclul figures Ronntor
l.iikn Lou of Toiinosnoo moved to
muko tho olor.tlon uiwuitmoiiH. Thoro
wnn h storm of nooH from tho floor
and tho .motion whh novor put.
Muok appointed Huuat'iriiHtouo o'
Missouri and l.oa of Toiiuohhoo, nml
Delegate HiidHputh of Now Jersey, a
committee to escort Judgo Purkor to
tlui HtiiRO. Thoy performed tholr
rormul function, amid u volley of
choorn that Increased to a burBt iih
I'urkor Htoppod on tho platform until
Whou Judge Parker begun to Bponk
an oxoiIuh from tho hall began,
DolegatoH ami spectators Hturtod for
tho oxItH nml tho hoIho of shuffling
foot wiih ho grout that l'nrkor finally
wuh forced to HtiHpoml and nit down.
Chairman Mack ciimo to IiIh assist
ance with tho gavel nml John Hurton
of Hrooklyn trlod to routoro ortlor by
appeals throiigli ii megaphone, Hut
tho dologutoH did not want to hoar
I'urkor at this thuo nml CongrosB
jnan FlUguruld wiih recognised,
IIIh motion for on adjournment
until 8 o'clock wiih doolarod carried,
(IcBjilto i lorn! yoUiiiiq of uoo,
Vote on Temporary Chairmanship
Aluliiitnn Parker 22 1-2, Hrynn
Arionu--l,nikcr 2, Hrynn I.
Arkansas - I'nrkcr 1H, Hrynn (I.
CnlifoniiiiPnrkt'r 1(1, Hrynn 7,
Colorado -Parker Ii, Hrynn l.
(olmeetiiMit Parker 12, Hrynn 2.
DelawareParker ((, Hymn (J.
Florida I'nrKer 11, Hrynn 1.
(leorgia'I'urkor 28, Hryun 0.
Idaho Pinker 0, Hrynn 8.
Illinois Parker fill, Hryun 0.
Indiana Parker 21, Hrynn 8, nb-
Iowa Pinker Kl, Hrynn Kl.
Kansas -Porker 11, Hryau 20.
Kentucky Parker ,17 1-2. Hrynn
7 1-2,' nlwent 1.'
Itnuixiunu Pinker 10, Hrynn 10.
Mainu Parker 11, Hrynn I.
Maryland Parker M 1-2, Hrynn
MiiNsaeliiiHelth Parker 18. Hrynn
18. O'Oorinuu II.
Michigan Parker 20, Hryun I), nb
MinneHola Parker 0, Hryun 21.
MUhihii - Parker 20, Hrynn 0.
MixKouri Pinker 22, Hryun II.
Molilalia Parker 1, Hrynn 7.
Nehrimku Parker !l, Hryun III.
Nevudu Parker 0, Hrynn 0.
New lliimiwliiro- Pinker '.J, Hrvnn
Now .lerhey -Parker I, Hrynn 21.
Now Mexico- -Parker 0, Hrynn 3.
New York- Porker HO, Hryun 0.
North Carolina Parker lfi, Hryun
North Dakota Parker 0, Hryun
Ohio Parker 20, Hrynn 10.
Oklahoma Parker 0, Hryan 20.
Oregon Purkor 1, Hryun 0.
Peniihylvania Parker H, Hrynn 07.
Khodu Ihluiul Parker 10, Hryan 0.
South Carolina Parker 0, Hrynn
South Dakota -Parker 0, Urynn
Tennehbeo - Parker 17, Hryan 7.
Texiih Parker 0, Hryan !().
((Continued from lmo two.)
IIAIriMOKK, Mil.. June 25. At
11 o'eloek a band in tho cullerv start
ed u lively air. There wero fewer
t It tt ii 100 ot (lie ueleuutes in their
Heuts mill the galleries were almost
A neeuliiii' nrraiiirement of tlio seals
of the KcutK of tho delegates brought
Now York, Indiana ami Illinois in the
very middle of I ho hull ami on oppo
site sides of tho big- aisle. This in
sured Tom TuL'L'iirt, tho Indiana boss,
Murphy of Tumniuny mid Hogor Sulli
van of Illinois being oloso enough for
spoeeh whenever necessary. Nebras
ka, whoro most of tho interest cen
tered on William J. Hrvnn. was on the
side of tho hall to thu left of the
The first rows were oceupied by
New Jersey, Missouri and Texas.
Wives ami meinliurs of (ho families
of tho national uommitteemen with
(lisliniruishnd cniists hud nrivato
boxes built out behind the speaker's
l'aua lNr Underwood
Thu Uudurwood boomers trot busv
MB BUNCHED N IV N 1
on rly nml distributed itundroda of
U FOLLEHE MAY
AID BRYAN 10
FORM 4TH PARTY
WASHINGTON, Juno 2fi. Senator
l.nl'olletto would not iIIhciikk or deny
n current story thnt bo waa to go to
Hnltlmoro todny or tomorrow to con
fer with W. J. Hrynn on tho matter
of nllyliiR with tho Nebraskan to
form n fourth party In cimo tho pro
grenHh'OB ore defeated In tho con
vention, ll Ik believed heio thnt
should the progrchHlve bolt tho con
vention Lnl'olletto would cant his lot
with thelrn to prevent mi alliance
with the HooBovoIt party. The strong
bond of feeling between hnPollctto
nml Hrynn Is well known nml was
recently acknowledged by LnFollette
In a mngnzlno article.
"I hnvo nil I can do to finish up
my books." said LnKolletto todny.
"And 1 fear I must curtail my Interest
In political matterH until I get
through. If 1 hnvo anything to nny
In tho future about running Inde
pendently you will know oil about It
LINCOLN BEACHEY FLEW
TOO HIGH WITH WOMEN
NBW YOKIC, June 2."i.-Clungo.l
witli )iiyiiu too much attention to
women in almost a dnr.cu nitic
tliroiigliout the Cuited States, Liueolu
Honolioy, llie aviator, i today fneini;
a .suit for divorce brought in the
supreme court by Iih wife, Mrs. May
Heaeliey. The Heaeheys were murried
in lOOH. Tiiev have no eliildren.
small fans benriui; n lithoruplied pic
ture of the Alubnmu congics-siumi. A
mind trade was done mnoii the dele
gatos and spectators with Clark and
Wilson hutbuiids and buttons, Two
women on tho sidewalk braved (lie
ruin to distribute literature m "Votes
As tho delegates gathered, repie
sontutiVes of tho Hryun force wero
preselyting: among the doubtful mem
bers for votes for llie Hryau program
which was to lie put through Inter if
possible. Thu Hryun men insisted that
they had tho fight won, despite tho
reports presented to Murphy, Tag
gnrt and Sullivan thnt there wmo
moro than (i,r)0 voles for the New York
lawyor lis temporary chairman,
At 11:20 fewer than one-third of
thu delegates were in their places,
muiiv liuviiiL' remained in their lintels
mid headquarters in conference.
Whou thu Missouri delegation ur
rived. it. was stuted that at a confer-
enuo this morning; it was decided that
no effort would ho nuuio to secure
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-. ' ti wurn
FIFTH ItKUlklKNT AltMOKY,
HAi;nMOIi:,.luifc 2.V-The nrranip!
uientK for the nda&ioit of the dele
gates and xncctntorts' to the demo-
'erutic national coiiveutiou were the
worst in the history of nny previous
national convention. As a result
there wus greet couftiMou about the
main cut ranees to the rumbling
structure. The door tenders wcie
green on the job nml the Miiall army
of police on duly spent a good pirt
of their time seeking shelter from
pelting ruin which was fnlliiit; when
the doors were thrown open at 10
The big barn-liko building hud been
made .spick and .span for tho occi.siou
The steel girders hud been covered
with ochre colored cheese cloth, while
the girder were decorated with yel
low cloth ami white bunting was
suspended from the roof. Directly
behind the .speuker's platform wa
mi oil painting of Thomas Jefferson,
festooned with white flags and above
it the following motte:
"May the power that rules the des
tinies of tho iiniveou. lead our coun
cils to what is best, mid give them u
favorable issue for your pence and
(Signed) Thomas Jefferson.
Al the west end of tho hall where u
picture of Washington hung', the fol
lowing motto wus hung:
"May the virtue and huppine.- of
the people he piesorved and the pv
erument which they have instituted
for the protection of their liberties ic
At the east eitd wus mi oil painting
of Andrew Jackson nml the following
"Who never sold the truth to serve
Around the balconies wus draped
led, while nml bine bunting. Yellow
banners hearing tho state seals of
the various states wero dUtrilmted tit
intervals around the balcony rail.
Although Hie duel's opened at 10
o'clock, there were not more than loO
persons at the hull three-quarters of
an hour after that. This was due to
the mix-up at the entrances when Hie
ticket takers could not seem to get
the hung of their jobs.
NIQW YORK. Juno aC Tho stock
market opoued with fractional (Io
dines In tho active list, tho lienvl
Hess extending to various coppor"ls
hiioh, Politics ami Industrial un
rest canned depression, St. IMul,
Union I'nclflo and Lehigh Valloy
woro under heavy pressure.
Tho market closod weak.
lloiulu woro stonily,
VLl; AT BALTIMORE
Eloquent Speech Made by Nebraskan
In Behalf of Kern and Acjalnst Par
kerThunders Afjainst Ryan and
Wants Keynote of Campairjn Sounded
for Progressive Principles by One
in Sympathy With Cause.
HAIriMOKK. June 2.-), William J
Hryau came to the front of tho plnt
i'orni iih the secretary stopped muling
und there win a wild yell from the
floor which wus joined in only in part
by the galleries.
Hrynn wus very pnle and his face
was set und rigid. He shook his
head in a deprecating manner and
raised his baud in an attempt to still
the audience, but they were not to be
denied. The cheering swelled across
from delegation to delegation, mid at
lust the galleries took it up.
The delegations from Ohio, Wiscon
sin, Minnesota, Texas, Nebraska,
Kansas and Oklahoma were on their
feet, but the big New York, Indiana
and Illinois delegations sat stolidly in
their seats. Hryan appealed to Mack
to restore quiet, and finally he wus
able to begin.
"Gentlemen of tho convention," he
said, "I rise to place in nomination for
-the office of teranohtry'efininnnii, the"
name of Hon. John W. Kern of In
diana." Kern Is Nominated
The mention of Kern's mime started
the applause again, the same state
delegations leading, Indiana remaining
"In thus, dissenting from the judg
ment of our national committee,"
Hryan continued, "I reqeguuc that
the burden of proof is upon mo to
overthrow the assumption that the
convention can claim thnt it is repre
senting the wit-lies in the nation. I
call your attention to the fact thnt
our rules provide thnt the committee's
recommendution is not finnl. 1 re
mind you thnt the very fact thnt this
convention has the right to reject in
conclusive proof that the wisdom of
this convention is the final word on
"It" nny nsk for my credentials or
why I, a delegate from one of the
smallest states, should presume to
piescnt u name, 1 beg to toll you
that in three campaigns I have been
the champion of the democratic par
ty's principles and in those campaie
I hnvo received tho vote.-, of six mil
lion and a half of democrats. This,
1 feel, shows that I have tho confi
dence of tho democrats of this nation.
Confidence carries with it certain re- (
sponsibilitics. I would not be worthy j
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HALTl.MOKU, Mil.. Juno 2R.
Byran, fighting against tho election
of Judgo Parker for temporary
chnlriunn, Is battling with almost
Identically the sumo forcos ot east
ern cotiBorvatlves ropresontod in this
case by different Individual captains,
thnt fought tho stenmrollor and Hoot
forcos nt Chicago. It was concoded
that tho Parker farces woro personal
ly directed by Thomas F. Hynn,
financier and trust .mngnnto and cap
tain of big business who Is sitting
as n delegate from Virginia. Allied
with Hyan aro August Belmont,
Amorlcnn representative of tho Roth
schilds and his brothor Perry, dele
gates from Now York; Dolnncoy Nlcol
HyiA'H attorney and a loader .of tho
l'almor und Bucknor bolt from Bryan
In 18d6; Cluronco H. Mackey, owner
of tho Postal Tolograph company;
John It, McLean of Cincinnati ami
Washington, and William P. Sheo
hun, law partner of Judgo Parker.
Pat Calhoun on Deck,
But oven moro notlcoablo than
tho proBonco of thoso domoerats Is
tho presence hero of such republican
HBM0tJVP''m KWBw !Jsttk$ELxiTKift bK1BH
BAlriMOKK. Md., Juno 25.:
The last speaker before the roll call
was taken on temporary chairman
was Colonel Johnson of Texas.
Johnson began by declaring that
tho votes of Texas represented 20
democratic members In congross.
In the midst of an cffectlvo pose,
followlug an enthusiastic pinnacle of
oratory. Johnson flung back his black
alpaca coat nml bared to the audience
his "galluses" while he hitched one
sldo over his shoulder. But the
Texan aroused his audience to a
thrill when ho sheuted:
"I don't know how this fight
started, and 1 don't care. All 1
know an all I euro about is that
Hryan Is on one side, nml Wall street
Is on the other. Tho fight Is on.
That Is all I want to know when the
time comes to vote."
A perfect storm of cheers and
"Tho Issues nro plain," Johnson
snld, "and the country knows them.
To put tho knlfo of defeat Into
Bryan will send a chill of horror
through G50.000 democrats of Texas,
and through tho hearts ot 7,000.000
loyal democrats In the nation."
in tho late summer "Freckles" Is
to bo on in Chicago for u run.
representatives of htandpatlsni as
Patrick Calhoun, the San Francisco
traction magnato, and Archlo Stovon
sou "Big Stovo" of Colorado, two of
tho assistant ougliieers of tho Chica
The Bryan nion chargo that theso
two men uro here as representatives
of tho reactionary Iptorests, seeking
to control tho democratic conven
tion nml bienk the strougth of Bryan
or any other radical loaijqr.
Offsetting those forces, tho situa
tion hero presents Senator Bristow
of Kansas, a radical and closo frlond
of Roosevelt, who says ho Is "cov
ering" tho convention for a Now
York nowspapor, but who, with Sena
tor Works ot California, also a pro
gressive has been in socret confer
ences with Bryan, Robert M. La
Follotto aUo Is reported to have
been In telephonic communication
with Bryan and planning to como
horo today for a conforonco with tho
Hyan in Command
Notwithstanding ho occupied a
Alton B Bvrker
BALTIMORE, Mil., Julio 25. Iti
his keynoto speech as" ' temporary
chairman, Judgo Parker said:
"Wc meet while tho hills yet echo
to wild cries of liar, their and trait
or ami furious walls or .fraud, bribery,
treachery and corruption, and our
ears are weary with the din of the
articulate shrieking and lia'sslonato
vllllflcatlon of the ouost shamofnl
brawl of our poltlcal history.
"Our candidates, howovcr, aro
without exception, men. of such lofty
mien that we meet immune from tho
distemper which seized tho Chicago
convention and privileged to dis
charge a solemn public duty, calmly,
deliberately, seriously. ' '
"Beldam of Chicago .
"Tho cause of government by the
peoplo tho world over has been ma
terially checked by tho disgraceful
brawl which terminated in the- bed
lum of Chicago.
"Kvery good citizen has been
shamed by tho brutality . and thu
abuse which characterized' this
wrangle between u president and ex
president. Gratitude, friendship,
party loyalty, pntrlotlsm and com
mon decency wero forgotten In tho
"Tho ussault upon tho unwritten
prohibition against a third term
made In tho wild scramble for tho
republican nomination warns us ot
tho vital necessity of Incorporating
in our constitution u safeguard
against repeated terms.
In tho very beginning of our con
stitution making it wus urgod by
tho dolegates participating that
safety required a constitutional
limitation of tho period of years one
mini might hold tho office of presi
dent, Tho man who mqt deserved
defeat onco recognized tho third torm
tradition- nml acknowledged . Hu ap
plication to his situation,
Teddy's I.w.sl of power
"'Would tho man who throw his
hat lu tho ring ami sought to slug
his opponent over tho ropes In his
fight for a third torm rest satlstlod
with Us aehlovemont? Clearly his
lust of power would liavo b rooked no
such limitations. A third torm
would have whottod his doulro for
moro ami as tho terms slipped away
each renewal would discover greater
Injury to our constitution, to the
form ot government established un
der It nml to every legal curb of hi
"Unquestionably wo hayti been
wrong lu assuming tlmt n tradition
against a third term constitutes a
safeguard against iiiiBcrupuloua am
bition for unlimited power, Wa
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