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CUP CLARK TAKES
HIS DEFEAT HARD
SAYS THAT HE LOST THROUGH
THE VILE AND MALICIOUS
SLANDER CF BRYAN.
WILL SUPPORT GOV. WILSON
The Funds Were Short in Clark Camp
-Nomination For Vice President
Practically Offered Him, But He
Washington. - Speaker Champ
Clark, when informed that his friends
had agreed to interpose no further ob
jection to the consideration of his
name for the vice presidential nomi
"I want you to tell those people I
am not going to take that nomina
Earlier he reiterated the statements
made for him by former Governor
Dockery on the convention floor.
On his return to Washington from
Baltimore Tuesday night, Speaker
Clark issued the following statement:
"l?o set of men ever made a better
or braver fight for any man in this
world than my friends all over the
country made for me. They have my
heartfelt thanks. We never had mon
HON. CHAMP CLARK.
ey enough even to pay for an ade
quate supply of postage stamps and
litcratute. I was tied dow.n here by
my duties of the speakership, I
could therefore aid my friends very I
little. They made the fight, gave me
200.000 majority in the states where
Governor Wilson and I competed in
the primaries and caused me io lead
on thirty ballots in the convention, in
nine of which I had a clear majority.
Nevertheless the nomination was be
stowed upon Governor Wilson.
"I never scratched a Democratic
ticket or bolted a Democratic nomi
nee in my life. I shall not change the
Democratic habit now. I am too sea
soned a soldier not lo accept cheer
fully Hie fortunes of war.
"I will support Governor Wilsen
wi'.h whatever power I possess and
hope ho will }>c elected.
'*! lost the nomination solely
through the vile snd malicious skin-j
dors of Colonel William Jennings Bry
an of Nebraska. Trup these slanders
v.vre lay innuendo and insinuation hut
they wore no less deadly for that rea
son. (Signed) CHAMP CLARK."
Washington. !>presor.tativr? Orear
W. Undcrwec! bas sent the following
telegram to Gov. Woodrow Wilson at
Sea Girt. X. J.:
"Accept my congratulations on
your nomination. It will be my pleas
ure to support your candidacy to my
utmost streust h.
"OSCAR W. UNDERWOOD."
Representative Underwood Talks....
Representative Underwood did not
know of the withdrawal of his name
until informed by the Associated
Press. Ile said: "Senator Banknead
has been In charge of my campaign
and has made a splendid fight. He has
been ia entire charge. "I will support
the nominee whoever he may be, and
shall spend my time working for the
ticket which will be chosen at the
cou ven lion." "The loyalty of the sen
ator and his friends is a source of
gratification to mo and I thank them
"Well, I Declare," Says Wilson.
Sea Girt, N. J.-Govcruor iVoodrow
Wilson was posing for a photocraph
when informed that Underwood had
withdrawn. Ho said, "Well I declare."
..Will Not Accept Vice Presidency...
Washington. - Mr. Underwood af
ter hearing of tho withdrawal of 1MS
n: ii ne mic-: "My friends wish me to
ay that the action of Alabama waa
...i lion!, my knowledge or approval;
.How ?jiput the vies presidency?" 'be
sys s asked. "I am not a candidate, do
?ot wast c:;d will not acccp: it
GOV. THOMAS R. MARSHALL OF
Nominated by the Democratic Party
as Its Candidate ?-"or Vice Presi
dent of the United States.
Baltimore.-The nomination of Gov
ernor Marshall for Vice President
came something as a surprise for wheri
the night's balloting for Vice Presi
dent began it seemed that the Bryan
Wilson contingent in the convention
had definitely settled upon Governor
John E. Burke of North Dakota,
There was not much of a fight how
ever, and wjien tho two ballots dis
closed Marshall easily in the lead..
Governor Burke's name was with
drawn and Marshall was proclaimed
tlie nominee by acclamation. A
minute later the convention had ad
journed sine die. The delegates, worn
and weary, made their way out of the
big convention hall singing and happy
to be started for home.
TUESDAY AFTERNOON'S SESSION,
Baltimore. - At 12:15 Tuesday
Chairman James directed the calling
of the roll for the 43rd time. In Ari
zona on the 43rd vote Clark lost 1
vote, to Bryan.
Connecticut showed a gain of two
for Wilson. They left the Clark col
In Idaho Wilson gained one and a
The hall vas quiet as Illinois was
reached. When Roger C. Sullivan of
"Eighteen votes for Clark, 40 for
Wilson," there was great cheering
Chairman James pounded the tabie
with his gavel and finally quieted
Illinois, under the unit rule, casts
58 votes for Wilson, he announced
and another cheer greeted tho shift*'
This gave Wilson a clear gain of 58
votes in Iillinois. The New Jersey man
continued to gain.
In Iowa he added 1 1-2 to his total
When Kentucky was called and the
vote was announced 2G for Clark, one
of the delegates demanded: "I want
to know, if Kentucky can vote for
Wilson if a majority of the delegates
desire to do so?"
? Governor McCreary, chairman of
the delegation, argued that the In
structions of the Kentuckians would
not allow a break. The Wilson men
did not press the point although evi
dently confident of a vote in the dele
The New York delegation had de
cided in caucus to continue to cast
its !?0 votos for Clark.
The vote in the caucus showed for
Clark 7S, Wilson 10, Underwood 2.
When Virginia w.-is reached Srnntor
Swanson rose to explain the state's
vote. He asserted that at a caucus
'?'i?".'.''ay morning thv> d?>!r>g:'.ticn had
decided tb enforce the unit rule for
i the first titre. Wilson had secured a
majority of the delegation and the
state's 24 votes were cast fer him.
Thc- Wilson adh?rente cheered the
, Virginia vote but from the Clark fore
j es there went up a shout cf ' Ryan
i and Bryan."
j Thoniiis P. Pyan. who was denounc
I ed by Bryan, is a member of tue Vir
! giniii delegation.
i The disord' r was quieted only to
I break out with renewed vigor sis the
c-iitiri' Clark vote of Iii iu West Vlrgin
Wi?scn Hears of His Nomination.
Sea Girt, N. J.-Governor Wilson
was seated on tho veranda of the
"Little White House" with Mrs. Wil
son and his daughters when he receiv
ed news of his nomination. "The hon
or is as great as can como to any man
from the nation of a party," he said,
"especially in the circumstances. I
hope I appreciate it at its true value:
but just at this moment I feel the
tremendous responsibility it involves
even more than I feel the honor. I
hope with all my heart that tho party
will never have reason to regret it.
VICTORY AWAITS THE
Ealtiiuore.-William J. Bryan in a
i statement Tuesday night said that thc
. nomination of Woodrow Wilscu on a
j progressive platform meant an ovcr
I whelming victory for the Democratic
t ticket next rall.
I 'i feel sure that the ?ction of the
j convention will appeal *o tho country."
j sr:iu Mr. Bryan. "I had no choice
among progressive candidates hut
;'..(.:a the first ? included Governor
Wilson-in evety list I had ocasi?n tc
make. ITU* action In coiling cut
ia went over hilson. In Wisconsin
Wilson gaine? o?e more.
The 43rd biilot gave Wilson 602;
Clark 329; Underwood 98 1-2; Har
mon 2S; Foss 27; Kern 1; Bryan 1;
absent 1 1-2.
This gave Wilson a gain of 108 and
Clark a loss of 101. Underwood los)
5 1-2. The announcement of this vote
started a Wilson demonstration.
"Come on you Wilson," yelled the
Jersey delegation as they leaped to
Once more the call of the roll be
gan. It was the 44th ballot and Wilson
in the beginning gained one in Arizo
na, Colorado climbed aboard the bane'
wagon, giving Wilson a gain of nine
This made the vote 10 to 2 for Wil
son. One of the 2 was Mrs. Anna B
Pitzer, sister-in-law of Speaker Clark
In Idaho on this ballot Wilson lost
half a vote, but gained two as In
diana's vote was cast solidly for him.
It was rumored cn the floor that
Governor .Marchall, of Indiana, wouid
be a candidate for vice-president if
Wilson were nominated.
'Wilson gained 8 1-2 In Iowa and
Louisiana gave him one more.
Thc Mississippi delegation waa in
caucus .when called on the 44th ballot
and was passed.
Previous to the conclusion of thc
iith ballot it was said in event of Mr
Wilson's nomination he would be as.V
ed to visit the convention and it was
expected he would accept the invita
tion. Under the new order the pre
sentation of tho platform was postpon
ed until the nomination to permit hin.
to inspect the declarations of princi
ples in advance of its adoption. .
Pennsylvania's two Clark men
swung into line and Wilson drew UH
solid 76 from that state.
In Tennessee Wilson gained one.
Utah cast its eight votes for him,
a gain of 1 1-2 votes.
Wisconsin swung Into line with Its
26 solid votes and a cheer from th?
Wilson adherents greeted the gain of
The 44th ballot put Wilson 96 1-2
votes away from a nomination. His
vote was 629, a gain of 27 as compar
ed with the 43rd ballot.
Clark dropped from 329 to 306. ?
The situation led to the belief that
Wilson would be nominated on the
An effort was made at the end of
the 44th roll call by the Washington
delegation to vote proxies on a poll ol
that delegation. Chairman James in
sisted upon maintaining his position,
formerly taken, that no proxies should
be voted in the convention.
An appeal was taken but the chair
was sustained by a roaring vote which
seemed almost unanimous. .
Forth-Third Ballot. - Clark 329:
Wilson 602; Underwood 98 1-2; Har
mon 2S; Foss 27; Bryan 1; Kern 1.
Forty-Forth Ballot. - Total, 1,038;
Clark. 306; Wilson 629; Underwood
99; Harmon 27; Foss 27.
The poll of Washington's vote re
sulted, Clark S 1-2; Wilson 3 1-2, ab
usent 2, but under the unit rulo the 14
votes wore cast for Clark.
Forty-Fifth Ballot. - Clark 306;
Wilson 633; Underwood 97; Harmoi:
25; Foss 27.
/. : r- v :.: *
WILLIAM JENNINGS BRYAN.
His Fov.'cr V/rs Dominant in Lho
Democratic National Convention.
He lc Pleased With Resuit.
In Tabloid Form.
Woodrow Wilson.-Paternal ances
try, Scotch-Irish; father, Joseph Bug
gies Wilson; mother, Jessie Woodrow;
father's vocation, clergyman; time
and place of birth, Staunton, Virginia,
December 28, 1856; vocation, educator
publicist; college, Princeton (also Da
iddson. University of South Carolina
ind University of Virginia law
school): wife's name and former resi
lence, Ellen Louise Axson, Savannah,
Seorgla; children, threo daughters;
home when elected, Governor, Prince
ton, New Jersey.
PARTY. SAYS DR YAW
strongly against Mr. Parker for tem
porary chairman was tho turning
point in his campaign.
"1 am satisfied that with Mr. Wilson
runnin?; for President on the platform
which has been prepared there will tr
comparatively few progresivo Repub
lienns who vin not feel justfled in
supporting a D?mocratie ticket. Wo
ought to have not less than two mil
lion m::j >rity ol' tho popular roto and j
enough ct the electoral veto to give j
us an overwhelming majority,
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