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afternoon Recess Called at
End of Thirty-Sixth
ALMER BOOM BALLOONS
AS CLOSING HOUR NEARS
trength of Three Contenders
Drawing Closer Together
as Voting Continues.
?ITTBIl l''KKI,I\(J I>KVi:i,OI?I.\Q
o\- Managers Itecguc.st Their War
Horses to Stand Put and
AUDITORIUM, HAS KHANCISCO,
uly r. - Tiic Democratic Natjon.il
on vent Ion took fourteen ballots on !
? first session today and falling to
nil a nominee, took n recess at 4:.r.iS
clock until h:30 o'clock this even
When the afternoon balloting was
> the closing' stage, the Palmer boom i
as taking an upward excursion?In
act the first it has enjoyed since it
^ok the slip Jrt the twelfth ballot
week. The McAdoo votes had
ikon the leading place from the Cox
|ote? and the Co* column had finally '
rgalncd some of its strength. When
Jhe cession ended Che threo principal
Contenders were probably closer to
frether tlwn they had been for a long
uime and if it meant anything, it
lieant that the deadlock was a little
The MrAdoo peoplo tried to explain '
Jh" ''aimer rise by saying it was
Soally an excursion to rarrv the At
?prney-Gener.il an far as ho could go. j
rhey declared the Cox people had ;
lone the same thing and failed to'
Jut their man over. When the p?lm
" and Cox boom* had both been
liven a 'Joy ride" to use the lan
guage of the McAdoo managers, it i
las the plan of tho McAdoo people to
login a new drive fur the President's
?Nomination llnpra Knde.
Hopes and prospects that tv o oon_ ,
fention might nominate today went
glimmering soon after it got down to
business. It was apparent that the
J}iric? were going to hold. The Cox
iines did hold stoutly in the face of
two breaks to McAdoo. one from In- i
liana and another from Washing
ton. They came back in some oth.-r i
^legations soon. Palmer sentiment \
.?as rather lagging when the suddc.n |
Push of votes to the Attorney-Gen-!
Wral's column gave it a sudden rise j
l.-ite today, and his supporters were '
Jakirig new heart.
There was no evidence of nny plans :
'hich would assure that the conven- j
jion could finish its work tonight. |
'he three candidates have run a wide !
lange in the balloting. Palmer, j
|tarting out at 25(5. fell as low as 144 j
the second, and hy the thirty-,
jlxth had gotten back to 241.
Cox was at liis lowest with 134 in '
the first ballot. Mis high-water mark !
Ivas -iGS in the nineteenth. J5y xhe
jhirty-slxth he had sagged down to
Me.ldoo bends OfT.
McAdoo. starting out with a lead,
K-as 2i><; in tho first ballot. Cox soon
look first place, however, but by tiie
thirty-second ballot McAdoo was not
Inly back In fli,st plac(\ but hail
Struck a high-water mnrk for him of
121 1-2. In tho thirty-sixth lie was
During tho recess the Cox people
Ivent into a conference. There wis
Ji proposal in tho air to see If the
?\'ew York delegation could not be
Jnvung to the palmer column.
The report which went with the
jUory of the conference was that if
Vhe search for a "dark horse- were
hj naval ling, tho Cox strength might
fro thrown to the Palmer column,
pi is was. of course, dependent on
Convincing the Cox managers that
I hey had struck their limit in tho
The forces went in session this
Bnornlng with predictions on every
giand that a nominee would soon he
found. I,a rg0 hot3 wpre ,aj(J (h,u
J convention would nominate within
m hour and a half. But such poor
progress was made that a vote was
"orced on proposals to suspend tho
?ules and drop ofr the low man on
>ach succeeding ballot until a nomi
nation was made. The plan failed
th? nccessary two-thirds
^r nf . J 8hOWe<1 1,10 crowing tern
icr or tho convontlon.
Another Day Predicted.
?rlhe,n th?, day "css!o? was drawing
oward a close and thore were pros
lects of another session tomorrow.
(Continued on Fourth Pa^T)
can uso Times-Dispatch Wnnf
tre8 reradn^o^ivl,^t0,Ji"rP??0-. Thoy
National Capital Spends
Quiet Independence Day
(My Aaaodalrd I'rran.)
WAXIII.VfiTON, July ?Indr
prndrncc Daj na* olmcrvcd tjulrt
I)' lodny In WniihlnRton. I'ntrlotlc
wrrr b?-ld by o numlicr
of orKnnl/.ntlon* nnd lijr the
nniinilril aoldirra o( W'oKrr Itrrd
llonpllnl, hut llirrr ?n? nn formal
crlrlirnt Ion n? In >cnra |in?ti unU
rvrn the uaunl Rrrnl cllnplnr of
flrrworka nl night on (lie \\ null
Ington .Mnnutnrnl (Grounds ?n?
I'rrnldrnt Wllnun aprnt Ihr dnx
?inlrily n( thr Wlillf Home rr nil -
Iiik Indrprndrnrr Day tnm^aicra
from Prrmlrr Mlllrrand of l-'rnnrc
nnd tlir hrnda of ollirr foreign
guvr riimrnla, nnd rroelvlnR nriia
from (Up lirmorro IIf .Nnllonnl
Con% en t Ion.
Homecoming of IlunlitiKK Made Oc
casion for 111k Celelirutlon
in Ohio Town.
KKCKPTIO.V IS XONI'AltTISAX
Nominee Speaks From Porch of
Home, F.vpresning Appreciation
of the Friendly Interest Taken in
His Foiitii'ul Fortune.
I By AMi?rlat?d Press 1
MAP.IOX, OHIO. July Marion
i oil ay paid tribute to Senator Hard
ing, the Republican candidate for tho
presidency upon hla return to tils
home hero from Washington for tlie
Urst time since his nomination. It
was a big day tor ttie little Ohio city.
The celebration began early In the
day and lasted until tonight when, in
? ho presence of a crowd of homefolk
that crowded the lawn of the Hard
Inj; reiildence and overflowed to the
( pposite Midn of the street. Senator
Harding ofllcially welcomed by I)r.
Crlsslnger, president of the Marlon
Civic Association. -The Senator re
plied in a brief speech in which he
opposed one-man government and
urged the restoration of normal con
ditions as a steadying force for civili
zation which, he said, "has been
fevered by the supremo upheaval of
all the world."
Partisanship took no part in to
day's celebration and both speakers
carefully avoided any reference to
politics. Mr. Crlssinger. In his speech,
paid a tribute to Mrs. Harding
hi connection with the success
attained by the Senator while Senator
Harding, in concluding, introduced
his wife as "a faithful friend, who
! knows my faults, but has stuck to
Mrs. Harding blusliingly acknowl
edged the tribute and bowel while
the crowd cheered. The Senator's
speech was delivered from the front
porch of his home and was the fore
runner of many others lie is expected
to deliver in line with his plan of
conducting a "front porch" campaign.
l,ater he and Mrs. Harding stood on
the steps for an hour and shook hands
with their fellow townsmen.
SUFFRAGISTS TO PICKET
SENATOR HARDING'S HOME
Lender* Kstnlillih llcadqunrter* lit
Ohio W'ealeyan Ij'iiI vrraity?Twfuty
M Ait ION. OHIO, July 5.?Plans for
picketing Senator Harding's home
and headquarters hero in case Ver
mont fails to ratify the Federal suf
frage amendment, are being planned
by suffragist leaders, it has becomc
It is planned to establish picket
headquarters In Delaware, twenty
miles from here, from which the
militants will send out picketing
parties each <lay by automobile.
DANES GIVEN BACK
DISTRICT ON NORTH
In Response to Plcbiscile,
Treaty Is Signal Ceding
(Ity Associated Press.!
PATHS. July 5.?The treaty return
ing the Danish /.one in Srhleswlg to
Danish sovereignty was signed here
this morning by the French, British,
Italian and Japanese ambassadors
and H. A. Uernhoft. Danish minister
The population In tho Urst, or
northern, plebiscite /.one of Schleswlg
voted in February last by an over
whelming majority to return to Dan
ish sovereignty. In tho second zone
plebiscite in March tho pcoplo voted
by a largo majority to remain under
A'Copenhagen dispatch of Juno 16
stated that tho boundaries between
Germany and Denmark, as fixed by
tho .plebiscites, had boon definitely
Palmer's Candidacy Takes
On Temporary Life
GAME FIGHT FOR ITS MAN
Story of Day's Balloting as
Shown by Detailed Vot
[ My !>ro.-r<. |
AUDITORIUM. HAN FRANCISCO.
July 0.?I'aimer's vote on the thirty
fourth was t}:?? highest he had ha<l
since the fourteenth. Cox had shown
a steady decline since the twenty
fourth ballot. McAdoo had been
down and u:-. Retween the thirty
fourth and the thlrty-nfth the Pal
mer people went in for a demonstra
tion, marching about to the chorus of
the "IJattlc llymn of the Republic"
and parodies to "Pennsylvania."
J !ie chairman let the demonstra
| tion run. Kverybody was glad of
the respite from balloting-.
Pennsylvania. Georgia, Michigan
j and the District of Columbia and
I \irginla were the only banners seen
j in the marching line as the demon
stration started off. In the march
i ing Palmer line was Roland S.
! Morris, ambassador to Japan, who
i Joined loudly in the chorus of "Penn
! sylvanla." The State standards of
| Connecticut and Mafne also got Into
j tho march.
Meanwhile, the Cox nnd McAdoo
j managers used the occasion to be
| very busy in conferences and at
There were various reports of dele
gates being tired of the deadlock and
getting ready to switch. The conven
tion was a rumor factory for a half
hour and then got back to order and
went on to the thirty-fifth ballot.
AUDITOR I I'M. SAN FRANCISCO.
July 5.?The battle of tKe ballots was
resumed this morning at 10:32 o'clock.
Chairman Robinson ordered tho roil
call of Slater, the reading clerks
shouted "Alabama!" and the fight'
was on again.
I-ollowing is the result of the
Alabama, ?Davis, 4; Cox, 0' Mc
Arizona. G?Cox, 3; McAdoo. 3.
Arkansas. IS?Palmer, l; McAdoo.
(Continued on Second Page )
BEWARE OF BOTH THE
Mrs. (). II. P. Holm on I Asks
Suffragists of Country To
H ith-IIold Support.
(By Universal service.l
Nf'.W 1 <>Iil\, July ,1.?Charging
that both the Republican and Dem
ocratic parties have disregarded the
women of the country in writing
their .platforms, Mrs. O. 11. P. Rel
mont, in ail interview tonight, called
upon women voters to withhold their
support from both major parties.
Mrs. Relmont has recently returned
from Uuropc, where she toured the
battle fields with her daughter, the
Duchess of Marlborough.
"Today men celebrated their polit
ical independence," Mrs. Belmont said.
'Today I appeal to the women voters
of the United Slates to so rise and
assert your political independence
that future generations will cele
brate our victory. Women voters,
strong in numbers and potential
power, can be a new force in modern
civilization." Mrs. Uclmont, who was
one of the pioneer leaders for suf
frage in America, continued:
"flewure of political pitfalls. Stand
aside! Don't let either of the two
political parties use the women voters
as cat s-paws. Uo strong and self
respecting. Hand back to the wily
leaders the empty honors offered as
bribes for your servitude. They arc
but crumbs from the Bosses tables."
EDWARDS STILL "WET"
New Jersey Governor Convinced lirj
Candidate on Ticket Cannot
Be Mice tod.
f My Associated l'rcss.1
SHA" G1 ItT, N. J., July 5.?Governor
ICdwards, of New Jersey, who has re
turned from San Francisco, said to
night that if tho Democrats aro to
succoed this fall tho candidate must
Tlmos-Dlspatoh Want Arts shorten
tho distance between buyer and
seller; they bring bin: results and
cost Phono your Want Ads to
Democracy's Nominee for President
Final Ballot Which Named Governor of
Ohio as Democratic Choice for Presidency
Alahnmu?Davis, 3; McAdoo, S;
Arlnonn?Cox, :t; .McAdoo, :t.
C alifornia?McAdoo, III? Cox, 13.
Colorado?Cox, It; McAdoo, 3.
Connedlru(?11 rAiloo, ?; Cox, 12.
Delaware?McAdoo, 3j (ju, 3.
(liinoin?Dnvls, 1 ; McAdoo, 13;
Cox. -I I.
lOWU Cox. 2ti.
.Maine?Cox, 5; McAdoo, 5; ab
Massachusetts?Colby, I; Cox, 35.
Maryland?Cox, 13%; Dnvls, 2%.
Minnesota?McAdoo, 15; Cox, Si
Missouri?Cox, IK; McAdoo, 17s
Montana?McAdoo, 2; Cor. II.
Nehraskn?Owen, 1); Cox, 5; Mc
A doo, 2.
Canal Zone?McAdoo, 2.
N'ew llntnnslilre?Cox, 2| Mc
Xfw Jersey?Cox, 2S.
Neiv .Mexico?McAdoo, (I.
Nnv York?.McAdoo, 20; Cox, 70.
.North Cnrolinn?McAdoo, 2-1.
.North Dakota?Cox, 2; .McAdoo,
?I; On en, -I.
I'cnusy i vunln?1'nlnicr, 1; Unvis,
2; .Me A doo, -I; Cox, OS; uhscnt, I.
Ithode Island?Cox, S); .Mc
South Cnrolinn?.McAdoo, IS.
.South Dakota?Owen, 1; Mc
Adoo, :t; Cox, absent, 1.
Texas? McAdoo, -10.
I tali?Cox, I; .McAdoo, 7.
Virginia?McAdoo, 2 1-2; Dnvls,
I 1-2; (Jnss, 1 1-2; Cox, IS 1-2;
Washington?Dnvls, I; Cox, 13.
West Virginia?Davis, 10.
Wisconsin?McAdoo, 3; Cox, 23.
Wyoming?McAdoo, 3; Cox, 3.
District of Columbia?Cox, 0.
I'liili|i;ilncs?McAdoo, 2; Cox, 4.
1'orto Ilico?McAdoo, 1; Cox, ri,
Summary of the Ballots Cast for the Leading
Candidates in the Democratic Convention
First . .
Idle vent It 3St?
Fourteenth ...... 355%
Fifteenth 3-1-1 %
1-IJKhtcenlli 330 %
Nineteenth 327 %
Thirty-third .. .
30 I %
37 ! %
Forty-flrnt ...... 43S
Forty-second .... 427
Forty-third ...... 410
31) I Mi
1 11 1 %
174 ? -j
Copyright. 1020. Vndrrwood & Underwood.
GOVKHXOK JAMKS M. COX, OF OHIO
Carlin, of Virginia, An
After 3Sth Ballot.
DENOUEMENT IS GREETED
WITH ROAR OF HURRAHS
Both Factions Claim Bulk of
Liberated Delegations and
Predict Early Victory.
AUDITORIUM. SAX FRANCISCO.
July r..?Attorney-General Palmer at
9:45 o'clock tonight at the close of
the thirty-eighth ballot, released Ills
delegates ami left the Democratic
National Convention free to move
out of its deadlock and nominate a
At the end of the second ballot
after the recess, when the Palmer
vote had touched 211, and It was ap
parent that it could be driven no
higher, former Representativo C. C.
Carlin. of Virginia. Mr. Palmer's
maneger, took the platform and an
nounced the withdrawal of the At
torney-General from the race. Chair
man Robinson in presenting him told
the convention significantly that he
was presenting a man who had an
announcement to make which he was
confident the convention would want
Expectation was in the air, rind the
convention, which only a moment
before had been In the height of dis
order in a rackety demonstration,
quieted down like magic until a pin
might almost have been heard to
drop in the great auditorium as Car
1 lin took the speaker's place and said
!In substance: ^
"I am about to make an announce
ment of great importance to this con
vention. at the conclusion of which I
shall move a recess for twenty min
utes to give the convention oppor
tunity to decide what course it shall
take. A. Mitchell Palmer asks me to
express his sincere thanks and ap
preciation to every delegate who has
voted for his nomination, but ho is
unwilling to delay the proceedings
further and tins authorized me to
finally, positively and absolutely re
lease every delegate pledged to him
that the convention may proceed to
nominate the next President of the
I United State.s."
| There was a roar of "Hurrah for
| Palmer!" as the lines broke and the
convention went into a recess. The
denouement, coming at the end ol
thirty-eight hard-fousht and frult
(Contlnued on Fourth Page.)
RUSH MESSAGE TO
USE OF HIS NAME
Lenders. Fcaring Situation
H 'as Oui of Hand Turn
( By Associated Press. I
NEW YORK, July G. ?In the World
today. Ijouis Seihold, correspondent
at San Francisco, declares that an
I effort has been made' to draw Presi
dent Wilson into the convention con
test. lie says:
"Some of the leaders who believed
that the situation was getting qui of
hand proposed that the name of
I President Wilson bo introduced into
the contest. Such a move was not
made, however, because none of the
learlers would assume the respon
sibility for proposing it without
direct authority from the White
"A telegraph message to the Presi
dent last night, seeking his views In
the matter, had not elicited any reply
up to a late hour this afternoon.
Moat of the leaders expressed the
opinion that it would be wholly In
discreet to Inject the President into
the contest without direct authority."
COX CONTENTS HIMSELF
BY READING BULLETINS
i Ohio fiovrrnor Spend* Day in Ilia
OITlce Intfrc.Mteil lit
Illy Ax.Hoc.lutotl I'rcna. 1
DAYTON, OHIO, July f>.?Governor
James M. Cox. Democratic candidate
for the presidential nomination, spent
the entire day receiving convention
bulletins in his newspaper ofTtoo here.
When the convention rocossed to
night ho left for a short while, but
said he intended to return ? shortly,
"prepared to remain all night It nec
Questioned regarding his outlook
I at San Francisco, Governor Cox de
clined any commont. For several days
| ho has spent nearly all his tlmo In
tho newspaper office and tonight
seemed well pleased with conditions.
"I have mado no statement during
tfra convention and at thla lato hour
would not care to talk," Haid tho Gov
Kentucky Casts First Vote
in Convention for Woman
AUMITOIlirM, S A >' KKAX
(.'I.SI.'O, July .*i.?The flrxt vole to
l)p cast for a ivomnn for thr Deiiio
crntlc presidential ii?nilnn(lon came
today from thr Konturky (ielrKn
('??airman Stanley cant It for
AHhm I.aura Clay, one of tli<* unnirii
of llir do Irt n I ion.
So fnr os vonvrntion obnerveri?
roil Id rrracmlirr It nnn thr flrxt
vote rant for n woninn In tlir ron
vrntlon.H of ellber of the two prcat
IS HELEflSED BY GLASS
Members Past Their Votes for Six
Candidates on Thirty-First
'GLASS STANDS FOR McADOO
j While Fellow Delegates Divide
Tiieir Support Between Palmer,
Co.v and Other I^ess Promising
Aspirants for Nomination.
n Y Cll AHI.ICS K. IIASUIIOOK.
SAN FHANOI.SCO. CAL.. July 5.?
Although virtually ? loused by Sen
ator Cartor Glass, the Virginia dole
Ration did not rush into the heavy
fire of the convention today until the
thirty-first ballot, which was cast
late this afternoon. Virginia con
tinued to vote solidly for Its favorite
son up to that time, then split Its
votes between Glass, l'almer, Cox,
McAdoo, Owen nnd Davis.
Delegates casting a total of 4 Vi
votes rofused to loavo the Senator.
ICleven votes on the smash of the
unit rule went to Palmer, one to
Cox, two to McAdoo, one to Davis
and two to Owen.
As given out by Chairman Flood,
the Virginians voted as follows:
For Glass?Governor Davis, Flood,
James. Gunn, Cannon, Storey, Woods
For Palmer ? Holla n,d, McCnnn,
Mathews, Ford, Smith, Hanvcy, Joyce,
i Kay, l.awson, Hailey, Byrd, Walker,
Smith, lloyd, Williams, Morgan and
j 10 vans.
j For Cox?llobson and Peters.
| For McAdoo?Carter Glass, Kusscll
| and Nooll.
j For Davis?IMerre.
i For Owen?Uondurant, Jeffreys.
Peeves and llalllgan.
; CROWD FORCES M'ADOO
INTO IMPROMPTU SPEECH
I Former Secretary of Trr?*ury Yields
to .\obty Demand of lluiititiK
HUNTINGTON, X. Y., July 5?
Yielding to tlie noisy demand of 500
Huntington villagers assembled for
Independence Day exercises, William
Gibbs McAdoo, aroun 1 wlio^e stand
ard several hundred delegates to the
Democratic convention have rallied
sinee his name was placed in nomi
nation. today delivered his first pub
lic utterance since the convention be
Speaking extemporaneously, he took
as his (heme patriotism and devotion
to the vj,Hirfn of liberty held by the
"We are here today because a small
group of patriots met together and
had tho vision to conceive a great
idea and the courage to carry it out."
"Huntington is a place particularly
fit for the repudiating ourselves to
this vision. We drink again here the
spirit of Nathan Hale, Immortalized
In tho greatest utterance I know of:
'I only regret that I have but one
life to give for my country.' This is
a spirit every American citizen
JOE ROBINSON AND
DANIELS GET VOTE
Republican Tendency of War
llcro i\o Bar To His
SAN Fit A NCI SCO, July 5.?General
John J. Pershing couldn't get tho He
publican nomination for tho presi
dency, but he drew a vote In tho
Democratic convention today.
Other new names in tho balloting
for the Democratic presidential candi
date included Senator Andrleus S.
Jones. Now Mexico; Senator Joseph
Hobinson, Arkansas, and Secretary of
tho Navy Joscphus Daniels.
NEGRO POSTAL CLERK IS
LYNCHED IN MISSISSIPPI
Chnrged With Slabbing While Alan,
He I.i Taken Kroin Oltleera
Hn Houte to Jail.
KN'TKRPRISE, MISS.,. July. 5.?
.1 anifis Spencer, negro postal clerk,
who seriously stabbed Otho Parker,
a white postal clerk, on tho Now Or
leans and Northeastern mall car Fri
day ovonlng, was takon from tho of
fice?, who wero taking him to Quit
man for trla|^j thin afternoon, and
hanged to a neir-by tr?*. . _
!S VICTORIOUS IN
Achieves Clear Majority on
of Voting. ? -i
THEN STAMPEDE SETS
IN, RESULTING IN CHOICE
Retirement of Palmer From
Race Is Beginning of End
j DEFEAT MOTIONS TO ADJOURN
I Efforts oil Part of McAdoo Forces
j Aro Votci! Down Atnid Chorus
r By Associated Frwj.l
AUDITORIUM, SAN F RANCISCO,
July G.?James M. Cox. Governor of
Ohio, was nominated for President of
tho United Slates in the Democratic
National Convention at 1:40 o'clock
this mornins. The nomination camo
at the conclusion of a forty-four bal
lot struggle, In which he had steadily
beaten down tho forces of William Q.
McAdoo. former Secretary of tho
Treasury and 1'rcsldent Wilson's son
Governor Cox, of Ohio, polled mord
than a majority of tho votes in the
Democratic National Convention .to- .
night, tho first. candidate to do so, and
at the samo tlmo Hotting a new high
water mark for his strength. He at
tained the majority on tho forty-tlilrd
b.illot. on which .McAdoo made 410 and
Cox made 567.
Mayor Lunn. of Schenectady, a Mc.
Adoo man from New York, moved an
adjournment until tomorrow morn
ing aftet tho forty-third ballot, but
was drownec\ out In a roar of "noes."
I I-unn had challenged tho New York
j vote becau f h:. contended there woro
Cox men absent being voted by tho
Tho New York men supporting Cox
told Lunn that If ho persisted they
would challcngo votes from other
States, and that would show McAdoo
men absent all over tho hall. With
that Lunn desisted und moved tho
adjournment, which was defeated.
When the balloting on tho forty- '
fourth vote had gotten to a point
w hero < ox had 702 votes, and was
i .ipliMy approaching tho necessary
two-thirds of 729, Sam B. Amldon. oC
Kansas, manager of tho McAdoo
forces, and vice-chairman of tho
Democratic National Committee, took
tho platform and moved that tho
nomination of Governor Cox bo madij\
immediately there was a roar from
the tired and worn delegates, which,
lasted for a full four minutes before
C huirman Robinson could put tho
question on Amldon's motion to
suspend the rules and nomlnato Cox
At 1:15 o'clock this morning tho'
motion was formally voted over with
a rolling chorus of ayes and a crash
ing of the brass bands. Stato stand
ards which had surged back and forth
in th.s desperate battles of tho dead
lock raced to tho front of tho halt
and to a place before tho platform.
In the confusion and excitement
of a nomination everybody forgoc
about a nomination for Vice-Presi
dent, but tiie leaders wero figuring
. on a list which prominently included
Franklin 1). Koosevelt, of New York,
Assistant Secretary of the Navy, and
Homer s. Cummings. While tha
crowd was demonstrating its releaso
from tho deadlock the leaders ar
ranged an adjournment until noon.
The motion was carried.
Cox Forces Jubilant.
Cox forces soon after midnight,
jubilant with a now high level in
the balloting and predicting further
accessions, defeated a motion to ad
journ tho convention, which had tha
! support of the McAdoo forces. Tho
jCox people wanted to press their ad
\ antages, tho McAdoo peoplu wanted
to adjourn. A roll call was forced
and the convention proceeded to its
forty-second ballot, apparently we\
on its way toward the forty-six bal
lot record sot by the Baltlmoro con
vention. which nominated Woodrow
Wilson. ; i
'i he voto against the adjournment
was 637 to -107. *
On tho forty-second ballot Georgia
flopped to Cox with alt of her twenty** !
This ballot gavo Cox, 540 1-2; Mc
Adoo. 427; Palmer. 8; Davis. 40 1-3|
Glass, 24; Cummlngs, 3; Owen, 31;
Clark, 2; Colby, 1.
The changes wero: Cox trained ':f;
I forty-three, carrying .. him within i
! seven and a half of a majority; Mo
i Adoo lost thirty-three; Davis lost alx, .!
innd Palmer's voto had dwindled to
lloleaso of Attorney-General Pal
mor'a delegates throw tho Cox an<> y,
McAdoo forces to now high l$rel* lr\