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BALTIMORE HIGH SPOTS
Rep. Burleson, Tex. commands
attention wherever he goes. He
dressed in a "tub", suit in black
and -white stripes thaLyell at you.
Baltimore's population has car
nival every night, with cow-bells,
rattles; horns and every sort of
Also, Baltimore police arrested
several fresh young men from out
of town who felt called upon to
use "ticklers" last night.
One genius was draed around
town in wagon dressed as chanti
cleer. It rained, and he "became
the most bedraggled object you
Baltimore already has made
$1,500,000 out of the convention,
according to statistic fiends.
The saloonkeepers say they
haven't made as much as they ex
pected, but it certainly isn't be
cause they haven't charged
enough. Hignballs are 'selling
for 35 cents.
Rep. J. Thomas Hefln, Ala., is
the most tickled man in Balti
more over Ollie Jdmes' selection
as .permanent chairman.
In, Washington, James and
Hefiin are known as "the heaven
ly twins." Both are over six feet,
and. are always together.
Bryan says he thinks the selec
tion of Parker for temporary
chairman was framed, up by the
This is a subtle jest, based on
the fact that the delegates who
voted for Parker havje been hear
ing about it by wife from home
None of those-who saw it will
ever forget the1 grin on Bryan's
face when he sprung that little)
The most agitated man in Bal-'
timore yesterday was ThomasV
Fortune Ryan. The Sullivan-'
Taggart-Murphy outfit were run-
njng in and out his rooms all day
Mr. Ryan, you will recall, wasJ
the gentleman who "eliminated"'"
Mr. Bryan Tuesday.
It's just like Washington in'the
lobby of the Emerson hotel, and!
it's a safe bet they couldn't mus
ter a corporal's guard at eitheq
end of the capitol, if they tried to.
get a quorum just now. j
Samuel Gompers, president of
the American Federation of La,-
bor, sentenced to a year in jail
for contempt Monday, is hobnoh-
bing with the biggest politicians
here and getting a lot of atten-'
tion to his remarks, too.
Gompers, by the way, says he
thinks the Republican j)latformisv
the most wonderiul literary effort
he ever came across. "I haven't,
been able to make out what it
means yet," he adds.
Neither has anyone else, Mr,
Gompers. That's "what makes,
standpatters' platforms so useful,
when repudiation time comes.
Francis J.eney dropped into,
see Bryan. This may mean
something, and then again it may
Mr. Heney loves the limelight,
and it may have occurred to him
that he could annex a little by,
calling on Bryan. He did es
pecially in the Hearst papers. ,
The Indianapolis law firm of
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