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WILSON IS NOTIFIED
Woodraw "Wilson, governor of
New Jersey, today was formally
notified of his nomination as
Democratic candidate for' presi
dent. It was a peculiar coincidence
that Wilson was notified almost
exactly at the moment at which
Roosevelt was accepting the nom
ination of the Progressive party.
Wilson was notified amid
scenes of the wildest enthusiasm
Sea Girt ever knew.
There is little to Sea Girt ex
cept the little White House, the
New Jersey rifle range, and tht
All day long, the crowds kept
flocking., in by automobile and by
By noon, there were over 10,
000 people surrounding the little
White House and cheering Gov.
Wilson every time they saw him.
The special train with the noti
fication committee, and a dozen
or so governors, arrived early in
Wilson received the notifica
tion committee on the lawn.
There were 52 members of the
committee, one from each state,
the territories and the District of
Ollie James, of Kentucky, made
the formal notification, eulogiz
ing the candidate in a long
Wilson replied in a speech still
longer, in which he laid particular
emphasis on th. necessity of re
ducing the tariff and busting up a
.Wilson said that the Republi
can party had signally failed tG
grapple with these fwo problems.
He said that they were respon
sible for the high cost of 'living,
and that the Democratic party
must depend for success on its
handling of these two questions.
Washington. Rep. Berger,
who started ball1 rolling that fin
ally knocked Judge Hanford off
his feet and off federal bench,
has conferred with Atty. Gen.
Wickersham regardiny further
Announced that it isvprobable
that there will be federal grand "
jury investigation in Seattle to
determine identity of men higher
up. . .
Washington. It cost U. S
just about $125,000 to "fire" Lor
imer according to estimate by in
Heavy expense will necessitate
No money will be given Lori
mer to pay expenses of defense.
of Turkish troops at Salonika re
fused to march against Montene
grins as ordered by Sultan.
Intimated that owing to their
present frame of cindy the Turk
ish soldiers would not fight for gyl
Continued unsettled -weather
with occasional showers tonight
or Thursday for Chicago and vi
cinity; light to moderate variable