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tion has, not yet been decided on,
but probably it will be Chicago. -"Roosevelt
was kind enough to
say. that-if,, at that -convention,
they wanted fo npmiriate some
one else than himself he wouldn't
stop 'them. ' - . . '
. But he didn't mean' much by
that. He figures he'll -be -able to
control enough votes in the elec
toral college to put himstelf 'over.
'A committee 6i 7, appointed by
Gbv. Johnson1 under Roosevelt's
approval, is to plan the 'organiza
tion of' the new-paf ty.
: There will .be a nation-wide
campaign., among the voters for
All yesterday and today Roose
velt, James R. Garfield, Gov.
Johnson, Gov. Stubbs, Ben B.
Lindsey, Richmond Pearson, Geo.
L. Recordj Charles Merriam, Gif
ford Pinchot and other Progress
ive leaders were in session in the
Florentine room at the Congress.
Taft, when told he had been re
nominated, said he was glad "the
country had been saved."
Sherman, when told he had
been renominated, just smiled.
' T. R. has received hundreds of
telegrams pledging monetarysup
p'ort to the new party, ,
Roosevelt left for Oyster Bay
on-an early afternoon train.
And, meantime, keep your eye
oh Baltimore. There's going to
be about as big a scrap there as
" there was here, and "between the
same sides progressives and re
actionaries. Bryan will start the fight on
AlsoNran B. Parker on the floor of
the convention tomorrow.
ONE ON' GENERAL DIAZ.
Paris, June 24. Gen. Porfirio .
Diaz, ex-president of Mexico,
who is making his home here at
the present time, while dining
with a.party of friends, told qf the
lawless condition "of Mexico in
the early days of his administra
tion. Outlaws infested the entire
country. Stage qoaches arriving
in every city told the 'same. tale of 7
hold-ups. Finally Diaz personally
lead a large body of;soldiers, in,
pursuit of the worst of the bands
and succeeded in capturing" the
"Tying -him to the -back of a '
mule," said Diaz, '"we took him ,
to the nearest town. Going up to
a group of loungers aboiit'the sta
tion I asked : ' t
"Where can I find the -chief of "",
One of the men looked up
gpunted and, jerked his thumb
over his shoulder.
"TKere he is," he said. "You
got him tied to your mule."
LEGS GO TO SLEEP
"Many thin people, especially
those'who do desk work, are trou
bled by their legs "going to -sleep.'
The nerves and blood ves
sels of the legs, poorly protected
by flesh, are pressed against the
sharp edge of the chair bottom,
and a tingjy, semi-paralysis is the
result. , '
The cure for this is a cushion. v
If the sufferer can't put on more
flesh he must sit in .an artificial
cushion preferably a pneuma-ticone.