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Champ Clark was 11 Pullmans
Famous colonial mansion is oc
cupied "by Ohio delegation. Walls
tfFe covered with paintings of the
Montagues, the Gordons and
other famous Maryland families.
Henry G. Davis, 80 or more, is
here as delegate-at-large from W.
Va. He ran for vice president' on
the Parker ticket in 1904.
Only vacant rooms left in con
vention district are at big Turk
ish bath place, and some fat dele
gates are going to lose a lot of
weight this week. ..
Baltimore would have been a
grand place for Bad Bill Flinn
&nd Gov. Johnson. There
wouldn't have been any police
man to interfere with the warlike
plans of their delegates.
In fact, there are only 700 men
on Baltimore's' police, and most
of them have been working night
and day lately.
The wives of Maryland are all
giving house parties this week.
The beef barons of Chicago have
nothing on the South for hospi
tality. .The Iohn R. McLeans have
opened house here. Mr. and Mrs.
Fxlward -Beale McLean, parents
of the hundred million dollar
Baby, and Mr. and Mrs. Nick
Longworth are among the
,Kermit Roosevelt is here to
have a look at the Deniocratic
steam roller, and see if it will
Tom Taggart ,of Indiana, used
to be waiter at union station, In
dianapolis. Now he's Tenting a
roof garden just to entertain his
delegates, who are mostly hand
picked. Clark Howell, editor ofthe At
lanta Constitution, is oldest mem
ber of national committee. He
has served 20 years, and isn't
through yet. ,
Senator O' Gorman, of N. Y.,(
spends most of his time mixing
with hotel lobby crowds. -Boss
Murphy, of Tammany, doesn't
consult O'Goijman, who is out for
Buf O'Gorman seems to stand
up pretty well under this horrible
slight of Murphy's.
"A majority of Ohio Demo
crats would jump over a ten foot
fence to vote for Bryan for pres
ident," .says Harvey G. Garber,
Ohio national committeeman.
Garber and Gov. Harmon" are
on the outs, and Garber is sup
porting Woodrow Wilson for the
"Colonel," said Col. W. R.
Smifh, of Alabama, Underwood
man, to a Wilsoa.man from New"
Jersey, "could you join with Col.
Allen and Col. Warren and me in
a drink to the health of our can
didates." And drink the four colonels did,
while all the other colonels in the
room beamed approval. Which
shows - the difference between
Chicago and Baltimore.
Some of the northern delegates
down here are spilling "r's" all
over the hotel lobbies in ordei;,to
acquire a rea southern accent.
The press agents are getting
maudlin. Fr,om Clark hea'dquart
ers has just come the touching;