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The yelling and shouting be
came so great nothing could be
Colonel Martin, sergeant-at-arms,
was shouting at the top xf
his voice, threatening to clear the
.Mack was pounding with his
gayel, and no one paying any at
tention to him.
Fitzgerald was yelling to Mack
and demanding that the Texas
delegate who called the "con
spicuous New Yorker who voted
for and with Cannon" be put out."
A, score of delegates in differ
ent parts of the hall were engag
ed in "furious altercations, that
looked as if they might become
fist fights ,at any minute. ,
Hack called, a police sergeant
and ordered him to help the ser-geants-at-arms
clear the aistes,
"judge Parker is an honorable
ma,n " began Fjtzgerald again.
And" then Mack brought his
gayel dpwn,. and directed that" a
vote be taken..
Senator Luke Lea of Tennes
see jumped to the pla'tform ancl
"This is gag rule " He yelled.
'WewiU not have Chicago tac
tics repeated. on this floor. For
the welfare of the pa'fty 1 demand
all be given a hearipg on this
proposition. ' It may make or
break our party."
Bryan, too, jumped to the front,
waving a fan leaf to get atten
tion. "Our conventions are conduct
ed according to rules," lie began.
were standing ready to speak.'
The chairman has no right to
close the debate."
Someonesbouted: "Sit flown!"
Roger Sullivan rushed to the
front, clamoring to know Jf the
previous question 4iad not' been
moved by Hirsch, 111.
"I am putting the question,"
Lea, of Term., .moved IS min
utes additidnalibr debate on each
Col. Johnson, of Texas, jumped
to the front. "I don't know how
this fight started, and I don't
careT he yelled." "All I care to
know is that Bryan is one side, :
and Wall street is on the other.
The fight is on."
"The issues are. pkm' Johnson
continued "Tjie countfy"knows
them. Pqt a"kmTeJintG Bryan
and you sVno" a, cljilT ,of horror
through 7,0000 iovsr Demo
crats of the nation2
When Johnson sat down the
roll call was 'Ordered by'states.
Fight broke jqut 'immediately
Alabama was tailed. Th.e major
ity wishea to vote as a unit for
Parker. Some objected.
Luke Lea, TehrtJ, insisted the
.delegates couWrlot be bound by .
the unit rule on the question of
temporary chairmanship. The
vofe finally was recorded split
Arizona also demanded the i
delegates be polled. "We want
to see who are the sheep and who
the goats," the chairman cried.
The vote was Bryan 4, Parker 2.
The 'Chairman announced the
Capital of Bank of England,
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