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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 26, 1912, Image 24',
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BALTIMORE HIGH SPOTS
Photographer let off flashlight
- while Parker was keynoting last
night and so scared Alsoran that
he forgot what he was saying.
Photographer beat it before po
lice could get him.
There's none of the fake tick
ets here that there were in Chi
cago. Prices are $5 a piece to
day, although the brokers tried to
Col. John I. Martin, perpetual
sergeant-at-arms of Democratic
conventions, used 4 handkerchiefs
to mop sweat from his brow yes
terday. You need ticket to get aboard
elevators at Hotel Emerson, and
entrances to them are railed off so
only one person can get on at a
f'Mike" Kinney, "Jiggers" Gal
lagher, "Lawlor" Daly, "Boots"
Brennan, former henchmen of the
late St. Louis blacksmith boss, Ed
Butler, went to moving picture
show fait night.
Crowd: Wondered why there
was such a wild whoop from the
St. Louis men when picture en
titled "Let the Indians do the
dirty work" was shown. Butler's
gang was known as "The Indians.
Mrs. William Jennings Bryan
is just about as good a politician
and speaker as her hus"band. It
was to her side Bryan went after
his defeat yesterday.
There hasn't been a single dip
or bunco man arrested yet. Prob
ably they all made enough in Chi
cago to keep them the rest of
After . Mrs. - Clayton- -had
stepped into elevator, colored boy,
tried to keep Rep. H. D. Clayton,
Ala., out. Go on now, stop your
trifln'," said Clayton. "You go
get married and you'll not want
to be separated from your wife
either." Clayton got in.
The most marked peculiarity of -Baltimore's
street car service is
that no lines run the way the
delegates want to go. -
Also, there isn't a single line
within blocks of the convention!
Indiana friends of Sen. John
W. Kern are blowing around with
"Kern for president" badges, al
though instructed for Gov. Mar
shall. Samuel Gompers, president of
the American Federation of La
bor, is prominent at the conven
tion. i Gompers wants planks on anti
injunction, restriction of immi
gration, extension of employers'
liability, and jury trial in con
Former Senator Elmer J, Bm
kett, Neb., Republican '.cheers
wilder than any Democrat when
Bryan gets ova'tion.
There's a general impression
around today that the nails the
steam roller put in Bryan's cof
fin yesterday are not sticking so
Most noticeable thing about'
convention is extraordinary num
ber of beardless young men,
wearing sack suits, among the
"Just like houn' dawgs," says
John Sharp Williams, Miss.
"When the old 4awgs get too-old