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DQvall down, but Be stuck to it.
Henry J. Allen, of Kansas,
spoke for the Roosevelt crowd.
' And Allen didn't forget what
Root said yesterday, in his open
ing speech, when he referred to
the "so-called poor."
This part of Root's speech
never was printed in the trust
newspapers. It was the most
truthful thing from his attitude
he fryer said.
" ElihU Root and his like scorn
the "so-called poor." They .think
the "so-cajled poor" have an
awful gall when they Tnitt in, and
demand some voice in the gov
ernment of the country.
Allen also told the delegates
that the Washington state Re
publican tconvention was "pack
ed. He said he had picture of
prize fighters acting as doorqeep
ers. Former Senator James Hemen
way of Indiana, poke for the
Taf t bunch.
"Bad Bill" Flinn of Pittsburg,
interrupted Hemenway about
half a dozen times, but it made no
Hemenway called Cecil Lyon,
the national committeeman from
Texas, who is for Roosevelt, all
kinds of nasty, peevish, carish
Then he took a crack at "Bad
Bill." "It's Penrose aboy Flinn
every time," he1 said.
Flinn began yelling. Root be-
buked Flinn personally and
pounded for order. Flinn snatch-
( A n mcraphonc a nd demanded
11 1 through that
, i. j-".ic his gavelet Flinh
an.d yelled! "The- gentleman from
Pennsylvania will take his seat"
Hemenway finished throwing
the bull amid jeers, boos and
cheers. s ' '
Then George Record, ot Jersey
City, began talking for the Roose
While Record was talking, Fola
LaFollette, daughter of the Wis
consin senator, drank a quart of
milk, and other delegates began
having- lunch. '
No one paid any attention to
Record, and he appealed to the
chair to get order. Root pound
ed order out of chaos.
Then, a Wisconsin man, at the
top of his voice, yelled that he
could not hear, and asked a re
cess for lunch. Root ordered the
sergeants-at-arms to clear the
Roosevelt and Taft delegates
from Indiana felt called upon to
Wm. T. English and Wm. Dye
called each other liars, and shVok
Jheir fists in each others' face!,
while Charlie Fairbanks ducked.
It looked! like a free-for-all for
a tew minutes, out Loi. Harry
New managed to get both En
glish and Dye into their seats.
At that, it was mdstly talk.
Neither really wanted to fight.
But the argument had its effect.
and a sort of general disturbance
started in every part of the foom.
Judge Robert E. Morris of An-.
7ona answered Record, saying
Record lied about the Republican
situation in Arizona.
"Everything was regular arid in