"I believe the nomination of Lodge
will meet the vital needs of the na
tion and I ask that you do what you
can to bring about that nomination
in the name of our common Ameri
canism. Theodore Roosevelt."
Progressive delegates denounced
selection of Lodge as a plot on, the
part of George Perkins and Murray
Crane. Lodge has always been lined
up with Crane in reactionary poli
tico Before the namination of Roose
velt, Perkins, who had been framing
a deal with Crane which would force
a G. O. P. endorsement from the
Bull Moosers, pleaded vainly for fur
ther delay "until we see vThat the
G. 0. P. will do."
John M. Parker, La., a radical Bull
Mooser, in referring to the proposed
selection of Lodge, said that if such
an action were taken it would drive
the real Progressives into the Demo
The enthusiasm that followed the
nomination of T. R. was even more
wild than the famous 1912 demon
stration. Old and young men cheered,
sang and shrieked their joy as they
marched out into Congress street.
Gov. Johnson of California flatly
denied that he had agreed, as a mem
ber of the Progressive conference
committee to support Hughes as a
compromise candidate. Told that
Sen. Borah had given out that all
five Progressive conferees had
agreed to present Hughes, he said:
"The report is untrue. I do not be
lieve Col. Parker will support Hughes
Gov. Hiram Johnson of California
in a statement declared Henry Cabot
Lodge was not acceptable to the
"I'm a Progressive and Lodge is
not.' Lodge does not represent a sin
gle part of the Progressive party's
faith. He will never do. We will tell
the colonel so in language so direct
that he will understand it"
Gifford Pinchot said: "Why didn't,
the colonel seleet Penrose? He I
would be just as acceptable to a Pro
gessive at Lodge."
Gov. Hjram Johnson and John M.
Parker, two of the most ardent Pro
gressives, who were on the peace
conference committee, refused to at
tend any more of George Perkins'
deals with the Old Guard. After a
recess was taken this morning they
refused to serve further.
John McGrath, Roosevelt's per
sonal sec'y, sat on the G. O. P. plat
form today as an honored guest of
the committee. He was there when
told about Roosevelt's endorsement
.AUTO RIDE FATAL AFTER NIGHT
Dubuque, la., June 10. A night's
revelry at a Wisconsin roadhouse
near here was followed by one death,
three injuries and an arrest at 5
o'clock this morning.
Two men and two girls in au auto
driven by Henry Schultz were return
ing to Dubuque from the resort,
when, running 50 miles an hour, the
car collided with a telegraph pole
and was wrecked.
James Bizzand was pinned under
the car and killed and James O'Neill
fatally injured. Miss Mabel Lenke
and Miss Marie Gibson were injured,
but will recover.
WOULD A RAGE AD HAVE MADE
The Chicago Tribune had a' swell
time this morning kidding itself into
believing it is not controlled by its
In a Gtory about a "missing gem
mystery" the manager of the Ply
mouth hotel was supposed to have
asked the Trib to lay off the theft
story because he advertised in the
paper. The Trib told the hotel man
tc take his ad out if it was not pay
ing. It was a blamed small ad.
Speaking of games you can win
in a walk, there's gol,
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