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BALTIMORE HIGH SP,OTS
Delegate Jerry C. Foley, Indianapolis-,
is of humorous turii
of mind. He Has been staying
here with six Indianapolis detec
tives. This morning, the detec
tives found their pocketbooks
The wail was truly awful. The
"dicks" sweat blood for half an
hour, told the Baltimore police
department their troubles, gave
the managers of the hotel nerv
ous prostration, and their opinion
of Baltimore to anyone who
Then Poley returned the
pocketbooks, and he hasn't had
to buy a drink sincer
Senator Luke Lea has occupied
all the spotlight left v vacant by
Bryan. He's for Wilson. Yes
terday they started a great Luke
Lea boom for the presidency, and
it was going nicely.
"Then Luke took the boomers
aside, and told them it would be
all right if only they'd go to
Nashville, Tenn., and fix the vital
Lea is 33. By the constitution
no one under 35 years of age can
E. J. Giddings, Okla., who tried
to get into the limelight Satur
day by attacking Bryan, ended
his near speech with : "I can go
ba'ck to Oklahoma on my rec
ord" And then some one in the gal
lery shouted : "Yes, but you can't
"ctfme back.''" Giddings sat down.
Judge J. J. Williams, Tenn., is
Harmon delegate. One roll call,
William was sitting in the gal-
lery with a woman, and the clerk r
yelled to him to know his Vote.
"Osca Underwood," replied the3
There was much speculation3
about this, as the judge has been '
yelling Harmon ever since he got3
here. And then someone took a?
second look at the woman with
whom Williams had been chat-'
ting. She, was Mrs. Underwood.
Tom Taggart is said to bex
mighty popular at home. It's no3
wonder. He gave an entertain-7
ment to delegates, alternates and
visitors yesterday that cost $1.-1
A note reading, "Do not knock.
I am asleep. W. J. B.' was pin-
ned on Bryan's door at the HoteP
But the knocking werfcn jusl
the same most of it coming't
from- gentlemen pledged toB
Champ Qark, and being loud, in
sistent knocking: ,9
T. T. Rustqne is a delegated
from the rural districts of ChP
cago, and isn't used to large citys
ways. He went to sleep in con
vention hall and wakened up-2
without his pocketbook or rail-
road ticket. " o
This, of course, could never
have happened in Chicago. Af
least, one would imagine such1
things never happened there from
the way Rustone yelled about it.
William Jennings Bryan receiv- ,
ed 5,000 telegrams yesterday
and few of them were knocks.
The Oklahoma delegation got
about 200 "telegrams from home, t
and one was signed by 1,000 citj- 7
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