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Party Leaders Agree That
Convention Must Name Progressive
GET THEIR CHANCE
Convention Is Entertained With
Flood of Old-Fashioned Cam?
NO BUSINESS TRANSACTED
Delegate? Merely Mark Time
During First Session of
Baltimore. Md., June 26.?A flood of
olratory burled the delegates to the
Democratic National Convention under
rhetorical waves to-day. Tne conven?
tion marked time through tho entire
day session, because the committee on
credentials had not prepared Its re?
The Convention ngreed to meet nt
.8 'o'clock to-nlghl to take up the
problem of permanent organization,
receive the reports of tho credentials
committee, and possibly begin the
nominating speeches of presidential
It had been dcel?ed at tho req'test
of Mr. Bryan to defer the drawing of
s. platform until after the nomina?
Half a dozen speakers delivered ty?
pical campaign speeches at to-day's
At L2::i Chairman l'.irkcr pounded
his desk with the gavel, and the ser?
jeant-at-arms, aided by tliu police,
?el out to clear the aisles. Slowly .the
confusion subsided, and the conven?
tion got under way. Bishop Murray
offered prn> er.
Former Governor Joseph \Y. Folk,
of Missouri, was Introduced as the first
?'The nominee of this convention
i ?will be the next President of the
United States." said Folk. He eulo?
gized Bryan at length. The delegates
grew restless: In tile course Of Folk's
speech and Chairman Parker wus
forced to admonish them to be quiet.
Folk's speech was very brief, and
Senator Bay i ?er, of Maryland, was
called on. He also predicted success
'for the Democratic nominee, and dis?
cussed the division in the Republi?
can party, and declared t?at the mot?
to of tho Taft faction would be. "We
.Will React and Retrograue." Tue moi
j to of the Roosevelt party, he quoted
as "Thou Shalt Not Steal."
"Our motto In this campaign will
be 'Wo Shall Progress,' " shouted Sen?
ator Hayner, and thu crowd cheered.
When Hayner concluded, Chairman
Parker asked for more speakers. A
Shout for Congressman "Tom" lietlin.
Of Alabama, went up from the iloor.
But Parker introduced Congressman
Henry D. Clayton, ot Alabama, chair?
man of the House Judiciary Commit?
The delegates seemed to enjoy what
one of them termed "a spell of spell?
After he had spoken for several i
minutes In denunciation of Republi?
can principles and predatory wealth.
Mr. Clayton turned to Democratic
prospects. "1 do not know upon
whom the nomination of th's conven?
tion will fall," he said.
"Underwood," hot: ted an Alabama
"Clark," shouted a man from Mis?
"Wilson." came In answering chorus
from New Jersey.
"Harmon," called the Ohloans.
In a moment the entire convention
hall was swept by the shouts and
cheers and songs of the adherents of
the different candidates. The baud
joined :n the .?Je-unuiiitratlons. Chair?
man Parker-made-little effort to quid
the enthuslusts. Mr. t.'lark stood
smiling at tho speaker's desk. A med?
ley of Southern airs from the band
brought out Increasing cheers.
Some of tho delegates attempted to
uproot the State standards, but the j
policemen, by quick work, prevented 1
The aisles became choked with
delegates, and It seemed many spec?
tators had Invaded the delegate sec?
One man opened a big umbrella and
started a parade, bill was headed off.
By this tlmo Chn'.rmun Parker and
the scrgcant-at-arins were making
frantic but vjklli efforts to restore
"New Jersey, please sit down,"
called a deputy sergeant-at-nrms.
"Missouri, please give the speaker
a chance." called another.
Mr. Clayton at last made himself
heard above the din. Ho declared that
whoever the candidate was he would
be the next President of the United
A round of cheers greeted Senator
Gore, of Oklahoma, who was next in?
troduced. He was unable to proceed
with his speech for some time, because
of the uproar.
"Del us have peace." wild Mr. Oore,
In the course of his talk.
"Let us have peace at any price, .it
any sacrifice save that of honor. Let
us here put every Democrat Under
bonds to keep tin- pesos."
A burst of applause greeted this
"Nothing can save the Republican
party from self-slaughter. except
Democratic suicide," declared <'???] e
"We cannot live half-progressive am
half-reactionary. Thoodore Roosevelt
endeavored to breathe the broath o
Uf* of modern progress Into the petrl
fled rrmnls of the ltopulillcnn party.
Ho failed. The mummy woulo not!
Senator Oore closed with a plea for I
harmony which called out much en?
"Fellow Democrats," he added, "lot
the candidate of this convention bo
.lohn T< tnple Graves, of Oeorgin and
New York, came next on the long list
of or tors. 1
Former Governor Campbell, of Ohio,
denounced the Republican party in no
uncertain terms. He was the last
An offort w.-.s made from the floor
to upset tin- arrangements for to-mor- I
row's session, und adjourn the con- I
ventlon until 2 o'clock to-morrow af?
ternoon. Tho attempt failed, and at
2:17 the convention adjourned until S
At Harmony Meeting, Kentucky
Man Is Selected for Pre?
Baltimore, Ma , June 2f>.?Senator- j
Elect onic James, of Kentucky, at a
harmony meeting of tho committee on
permanent organization, was named as
permanent chairman of the national
convention, but I'rey Woodson, secre?
tary of the national committee and
from time Immemorial secretary of |
succeeding Democratic conventions, was]
defeated for that office t>y B. E. Brit
ton, a newspaper man of Raleigh, N. C. I
The choice of Mr James was uhan
I iinoiis, but the roll was called on lho|
secretaryship, Mr. Brltton winning 24
to'is. Mr. Woodson's high qunllflca
j lions for the olllee were admitted, but j
I the Raleigh man's friends were deter-1
mined to honor him. In the informal
dls usslon which preceded the vote it',
j was declared that the choice, which
' ever way it fell, would bo without po-j
I lltlcal significance. Those of the com
I mlttcc who rumninod to vote accepted
this vlow of the situation.
Tio committee was In session for an
I hour, durlni; which sentiment crystal
I Hied around Mr. James, and .. report
u - adopted unanimously naming him
t? the Convention. Others whoso names
were till ? \.s-?r <i Were Senator Kern,
Theodoru -\ Boll, .f California! Martin
.'. Wnde. of lowd; Governor John Burke,
of North Dakota, and Senator Culber
s?n Tht re was no particular objection
to any of these, hut James seemed pro
dCStll '. for the ii":ior. The names of
the favorite sons were withdrawn In
speeches the keynote of which was
harmony, and Mr. James was named.
Mr. Boll appeared personally before
the committee ana declared that he
desired no off! e but would go on the
floor 'is a "common soldier" to light for
harmony and for victory In November.
Prospect Pleuse? Wilson,
Hea Girt. N. J.. June 29.?"The out?
look hi Baltimore 1? excellent," Gov?
ernor Wilson said this afternoon, after
conferring by telephone with hit cam?
paign managers there.
"linw do you repr.rd your prospects
for the nomination "
"Excellent," he replied.
"Jfav<? you heard the report at Bal?
timore that to Insure harmony you
have agreed to accept second piuco on
"All that T er.re to say about that,"
the Governor replied, "is that it Is the
futile talk of men who ,ire desperate
In their desire to teat me."
The National Democratic C onvention In action. Arrow aho?. wbero VlrRlnln deUffntlon ?lt..
Copyright by Underwood.
AS MR. DOOLEY SEES THE CONVENTION
BT I1XLEV PETER DIX.VE.
(Copyright, 101'-'. by Flnley P. Dunnc.)
"It don't look so bad fr Wlllum Jcn
rlnt-s Dryun afther all." aald Mr.
Hennessy, triumphantly showing an
"Faith, it dues not." ?nid Mr. Doolcy.
g^'^_?^f^' u 1 ?v'nl to
ABF ^IjaKB l'reedytory wealth
?^?pfc tSfB%r9SMHC' cur vln'rable
Tfj^' leader on th' llurej
^^^^^^l^^^no^. ^on top IV
this fellow nil
summer. I'v got th' widows an' or?
phans Iv th' counthry to look aftherI
an' they may get away fr'm me if I
don't ho home. I'll ace if he won'tI
compromise. 'Mlsther Bryan,' says
prccdytory wealth, 'If I let yo up will
yi be a K?e>d fellow on" go uloni; with]
"WHlum Jennings give a sign to,
show that he cuddon't unswer till his
ancyent Inimy took his hand fr'm his
throat, lint whin his wlnd-pulpe was;
released an' he regained ills nachral
powers lie done a hcud-spink tipped j
over th' surprised an" nnnry foe an' th'
last 1 hecred fr'm Baltymore they
wore rowlin' over nn' over on the flure.
an' no wan cud tell which iv tliim wns
"I've f-ot to withdraw annything
I've said about Wlllum Jonn'nBS us a
practical pollyticlan. It shocks me a
good deal .to see so line a man in a
pursoot so low. 'Tis like flndln' a pote
11 .1 butcher's shop, a Cicero or Dcmos
thcens Ihryln' to open a safe, it seems
slhrange that a spirit that has done sol
much to shed light fr'm th' lecture
platform on th' people of Peotone an'i
polo sltud come down an' mingle in th'(
? i< basin1 name. Hut our saintly lend
ei Is a manny-sldcd man. an' to tell
y< th' thruth, Hennlssy, at the minylt
Ih rash Vlsh-ney has a number iv th'
most prom'nent oj'rators iv th' coun
thry, men that I've looked up to Iv'r
since 1 wint into pollytleks, about
ready to pack up their kit Iv toolls an'
bap f'r home.
"Las' Saturdah all th' boys had gath
erod togithcr an' tlxed it all up to put
It over bo Choosdny night so's they
? ud get back to New York in time f'r
th" openin' Winsdah mornln*. it was
all s< ttlcd. Th' nr-reates' pollyticlans
In III' counthry had asslmhled to do
wan |v tn' finest Jobs Iv pollytleks Iv'r
known. Excursion thrr.'ns were run
down fr'm New York filled with Joy
parties Iv pluthycrats to injye .th' fes?
tivities. On bundah mornln' there wer.i
more mlllyonayrcs on th' sthreets iv
; Bnltymoro thin ye cud find on Fifth
' Avnoo In nn' hour's walk. Mo cousin
iTim writes mo ho nlver see so many
Sen a so* ts/oma's, 'k~*ia a rin
people that he'd wanst v. urruked fr. ,
Five av his former Implyes while he
waa a railroad man ni^ at th' same j
dairy lunch counther With Mm oil Sun
dahafihernoon.au' he got them all In I
th' convintlon h:ill on messenger badges.
If ye went to New York to-day un'
see a muii mere that ye thought was
a millyonayre yo'd know he was broke.
Mo Cousin Tim says 'tis more like a
scene fr'm th' fash'nable columns lv
th' pa-apere thin a blmmycrat con?
vintlon. There's a line lv private cars j
reach!n' fr'm Baltymore to Wilmington, i
Th' pa-upcra repooris thnt Miss. Yon I
B?rnberg is no longer th' socyal queen
she was because T'm SuII'van tur-rnod
down her application fr a ticket to
th' convintlon. F'r months preevyous
ly unknown mln have been goln' fr'm
wan dinner In Filth Avnoo to another
an' bcin 'llcrnlzed because they were
frinds lv Mr- McManus. An' Impostor,
ivho pretlnded to be fr'm Chicago an'
? cousin lv Bath II" lie Coughlin, was
?xpclled fr'm th' clubs because he
lur-rned out to be a mlinber lv an
?Id Brooklyn fast'Iy. An' so fr'm far
?n' near th' pampered chlldher lv
fortune 'asslmblcd ? arly In th* week
io see th' thrlck t r-rncd.
"Isn't It excltln', eald a queen lv
fashion to n;e Com ii Tim, who is' a
llllygate an' prom': ent socyally, 'nut I
It's too bad It's goln' to bo over so
sulck. Mlsther Schwartsmelstcr, th"
eharmln' Hoboken le jdor, told me hus- j
band he cud ordher th' car fr W'lna
"It looked nlsy. All they had to
do wns to shove It acrost. A good
Idokjln' candy.date, a plntrorm that
wnd suit th" conscrvltives, but show
that th' Dlmmycral party wns still
th' refuge av th' down throdden an'
oppressed, a wild "jmulchuse cheer,
an" th' Dlmmycr.it mvlnt'oh lv nine- ]
teen twelve WUd f s Into hlsthry.
"Why Wlllum Jennings Bryan
chud'vo come tearln' Into this lawn:
party an" knockln' .'.own th' Chinese!
lanterns 1 don't know. But he did. |
He wasn't asked, .-'.ill no wan careo,
whether he come or not. He was an'
exploded dlmygogtic lie didn't amount
io annythlng. We'< let him holler till
ho was tired an' thin go on with th'|
regular proceed I n'? So he come al?
most unnoticed cxclpt be th' repoort
hers, th' phottygrafter nn' slv'ral
thousan' people who showed their In
dlff'rence to him h< thrylii' to carry?
him to th' hotel en their shouldhors.
Whin he'd been In town il day th' poi
lytlcal complexion, as th' pa-apers
say. tur'rnod fr'm bright rosy red
to a light shade lv irrocn. Whin he'd
been In town two :.iya th' boys were,
beglnntn' to watch .ach other to see
who'd be goln' to look him up llrst. i
! They nt'-rc still Urn They won't give
way to hlin. lie I :i make th" plat?
form an' name t! ' candyflate. If he |
will, but they will ? it recfd won stop
further . Rather thin let him pay j
l'r a band they r||) lave th' pa-arty.
Ye can see thtni standln' on th" cor?
ner dlscussln' t:: situation. '\\ ny
s.hud we give way to this dlmmygo
gue?' says they. 'Ho has no strength.
There's nawthln' Ik iiln him but his
own selfishness. 1.. :s light him to th'
death. Who's that bald-headed man
comln' this way', n looks like th"
Jmpostor1. Suppose we -link ar-rms
an' walk away In a dlgnlfled manner.
F'r.aps ye'd betther let go me ar-rm,
we can walk fast:.er that way. Lets
run. Come on 1 can't wait fr ye.
Iis Ivry" man f'l himself now."
"An' there c ar re, lie's lookin'
over th' candydates now. They havxi
to go up to his off! :e an' bo examined
fr their qualifications. On th' wall he
has a pltcber.lv ...s ideel candydate.
It's a largo man with an nlktllne nose,
a bald head With fringe lv drk hnlr
nroun' It, slhrlng lie n' a broad smile,
'i c ndydate that :its nearest to this
pitcher will get th' Job. So far no
applicant has made a betther av'rage j
thin fifty perclnt. th' hack room lv
his office, whin not examin' th' can?
dydates, he Is sawn.' away at th' plat?
form an" slngln' us he wurruks. At
night he writes out th' day's dotn'a an'
who he lies done thlm to f'r his
pa-aper, collects his par an' go's to
s dhrcamless sleep. An' Ivry time ho
opens his mouth at th' convlntlon n
private ear Ir. whlslcen out Iv th' dcopo
with th' blinds nulled down.
"They'll bent him yet." said Mr.
"1 wudden't be surprised," said Mr.
Dooley. "But in th' manetime th' in
noclnt old fellow is bavin* a good
time in a iiulet way. lies got wan
advantage: he don't care how long he
stays in -B.iltymoro an' nayther do
this enthusyastlc supporters. Th'
hateful foe has wurruk to do on mart
un' change but thfj Bryan men have
nlver seen anything as good at homo
as Haltymoro an' they ar-r<- wrltln'
to th' folks about th' luxury Iv th'
hotel where they ar-re seldom more
than six people in wan room."
"Where does he set his strength
as a pollytlclan? asked Mr. Ilennessy.
'i'r'm th' same raison that has
made all gr-reat pollyticlana since th'
beginnin' Iv time." said Mr. Dooley.
i He Insists on Ivory thing f'r th'
j gln'ral good Iv th' counth.-y on asks
I nawthln' in partlcklar fr annybody
I but himself."
BREAKS PROMISE TO MOTHER
: IJut Hoy Who Saves Another'* Life Is I
Not l'uniHbcd, Hut Praised.
Atlantic City. .Tune 2i5.?When j
Harold lsane told his mother yester?
day that he ha 1 broken his promise to
her not to go t ? the water another
boy was on :. i to explain why
Harold, who is only twelve years old,
should not be punished,
i Mindful ol his mother's admonition
? and his own promise, he sat on the
I bank close to the wate.- and watched
th other lnds disport themselves In a
! pond nt a picnic here Saturday. George
Klorlss was one of thr? ho>/i in swim
I m'ng. He soon got Into deep water
! and began to sink. The other boys.
; frightened, mido their way to shore,
j Voting lsane thought for n moment and
i made up his mind he would bo Justl
j tied in breaking his promise, under
! the circumstances. He plunged Into
the ponl nnn brought Klorlss to shore.
. Tlie boy's conscience troubled him. !
I He told his mother lie had disobeyed 1
' her nnd was ready to take his punish- |
' ment. Young Klorlss overheard him.
gave Mrs. Isaac the full story, und
! instead of being spanked Harold was J
j kissed and praised by Ills proud j
HI.Of KS POLITICAL THICK. j
' I.lculonnnt-Govemnr of ."Vovniln llofuse*
I to Appoint Democrat to Seuntc.
| Carson. Nov., Juno 26.?Governor
Tanker L. Oddio and George Wlnglield,
recently appointed, but not formally
! qualified, to 1111 the vacancy in the
', i'nlted States Senate cnused by tho
ideath of Senator George S. Dlxon,
St/VAro*? ClAJDH A SlYAAISart'
r/ri" ?rsjtsr sis* W ~8*iTi*)0Hl
crossed tho boundry of tho State yes- I
terday, and Mr. Wlngfteld thereby !
nearly l?st his chance to <ion his ton?.
That ho did not was due to the re?
fusal of Lieutenant-Governor Gilbert
Ross, a Democrat, to accede to the
Wishes of a group of politicians who
attempted to "railroad" a Democrat
Into the Senate as a successor to the
late Senator Nixon. a Republican. Gov?
ernor Oddle and Mr, Wlngfield arc Hc
pu biles ns.
Learning that the Governor was out
of the State, opponents of Wlngfield
hastily consulted attorneys, and flnd
jlng their view that a vacancy In the
'Senate existed, they thereupon called
on Acting Governor Ross, who prompt?
ly declined to act.
"1 do not believe in snap Judgments
In political matters," said Ross. "Nor
do ! know of a Democrat qualified for
the position who would take advantage
of the circumstances to defent the
ARE GIVEN SEAIS
In All But Two Cases Findings
of National Committee
Baltimore, Md., June 26.?Complet?
ing the work shortly after the nation?
al convention ireassei biod eo-nlght,
the credentials committee agreed to
indorse the findings of the Democratic
National Committee in an contested
,dV?)egaAes cases except those from
South Dakota and the District of Co?
lumbia. In both these cases the Clark
forces succeeded In seating their in?
Two minority reports were decided
upon. In tho Illinois contest, where
the Roger C. Sullivan delegates were
seated 40 to 10, Harry T. Creswel),
the California member, reserved the
right to present a minority report In
favor of the Carter Harison faction.
In the South Dakota contest, Where
the Undings of the national commit?
tee were reversed. 28 to 23, P. H,
Martin, of Wisconsin, asked all ot
those voting for the losing Wilson
delegates to Join him in a report that
would carry the tight to the floor of
the convention, in the three-corner?
ed District of Columbia contest the
I unlnstructed delegation, headed by
National Commit teema n Newman.
Which had been recognized by the na?
tional committee, was unseated, and
the "COStello delegation" instructed
for Clark was indorsed. A vote on
titc three delegations resulted as fol?
lows: l-'or CostellO delegation, 22; for
Newman delegation, 12; for Darr del?
Those who voted against the Sul?
livan faction In Illinois were; Little,
of Arizona; Croswell. California; Mil?
ler, Nebraska; Carney, Nevada; Kel?
ly, North Dakota; Moses, Oregon;
Young, Kentucky; McCormlck, Penn?
sylvania; Whltmorc, Utah, Molnla,
Mayor Carter Harrison, of Chicago,
and Hoger Sullivan, national commit
teeman from Illinois, indulged In
countercharges beforo the credentials
committee over tho police control ex?
ercised at the Cook county Democra?
tic convention. Mayor Harrison said
he had detailed 2Sii policemen and
twenty-five plain clothes men to pre?
serve order, while. Mr. Sullivan charged
him with having planned to control
Frederlcksburg. Va., Juno 26.?Thos.
Wllllnms, formerly of this city, and
brother of Mrs. John B. Larkln, of this
city, died at hlti homo In Washington
yenterday, aged sevcuty-olght years.
He Is survived by a family.
Clark Wave Recedes and His
Nomination Now Seems
DEADLOCK IS PROBABLE
Believed Deal With Tammany
Has Started Him on
DV P. II, McGOWAX.
Baltimore, June 26.?All members of
tho Virginia delegation reported well
late this afternoon when a visit was
made to ihelr headquarters at Hotel
Bennert. None lias suffered so far
from efforts of t!ie h. :it.
Congressman Klood, who Is to make
one of the speeches sorondlng Oscar
L'ndcrwood. said lo-nlght that Under?
wood would be nominated perhaps on
tho sixth or seventh ballot.
One word, unless present Indications
go wrong, win describe the situation
hero this time to-morrow night, and
thta word Is "deadlockod."
It .: hard'y possible that a quicker
change of sentiment for presidential
candidates was over shown In a nom?
inating convention than has taken
place hero within the last twenty
four hours. Veaterday, when the con
j vt nlion adjourned there was a de?
cided feeling with the mighty throng
i that filled the F'fth Regiment Armory
that Bryan's defeat and tho election
of Judge Parker for temporary chair?
man meant the certain nomination of
Champ Clark. At the close of to-day'.i
meeting, In fact, before It ended there
was a decided change in favor of a
progressive candidate, and by night?
fall little could bo heard but Wilson
and Underw.ood. At all tho big hotels
It seemed to be conceded that Champ
fnrk'.i alliance with Tammany had
done the work and had started him on
the toboggan, It was, in fact, a sane
reaction from yesterday, when many
persons were taken off their feet by
; Bryan's defeat, a thing which was not
! That word "deadlocked" may keep
l the convention here wrestling" In a tor?
rid convention hall over Krlday and
possibly Saturday No one know*
Put one thing seems to be certain, anil
that is that unless the two-thirds rule
Is done away with Clark cannot win.
He woul l win In a walk were the rule
of a majority in force. But he will
get all his votes. It Is believed. In the
early ballot?. When the deadlock Is
broken, and there Is almost certain to
be one. where will Clark's voles go?
The candidate who gets them may
count himself nominated.
Though there may be other lighi
nlng-'.lke changes on the political can?
vas with tho next twelve hours. Indi?
cations all point to a progressive can?
didate, and outside of tho Clark boom?
ers, tho men talked cbout are Wilson
and Underwood. Progressive talk and
progressive sentiment to-day w.-re
There was a wild rumor current here
this afternoon that s'enator Tlllman
had suffered a stroke of paralysis. A
report*r for a Baltimore paper dashed
Into the lobby of the A'.tamont Hotel,
where the South Carolina delegation is
quartered, and asked for Information.
Being told that those there knew
nothing of It, the reporter went on
to tho convention hall, and then to tho
Belvedere, where Senator Tlllman was
founi In his usual health.
With Senator Tlllman were James
M. Baker and his son. Henry C. Tlll?
man. and the Senator, while feeling the
heat, like many other persons, appeared
In good spirits and was resting in
preparation for to-morrow's harA work.
PLYING TRIP PUZZLES.
I.a FollcMe Thought to Have Talked
Baltimore. Md.. June 26..?Conven?
tion matters wore forgotten for tho
moment to-day, when a report be?
came persistent that S'cnaor La Pol
lettc had held a lengthy conference
with William Jennings Bryan after
the hitter's reversal In trie temporary
chairmanship tight In the convention
yesterday. It was said that the Sen?
ator, who slipped Into town from
Washington without heralding his ar?
rival, had discussed In detail the third
party movement and had Invited Mr.
Bryan to cast in his fortunes with
the now progressive movement.
An air of mystery pervaded the
Bryan and Nebraska headquarters to?
day. It was neither denied nor af?
firmed that the conference had been
held, but Mr. Bryan's secretaries and
the officers Of the delegation "really
didn't know" of the, supposed consul?
tation between the two men. That
Senator La Follette was under tho
same roof with Mr. Bryan was ac?
knowledged, and It was declared that
he had expressed his intention of com?
ing from Washington i-.gain to-day. It
was denied, however, that ho had mado
any arrangements to see Mr. Bryan, al?
though the Bryan adherents would not
go so far as to deny that such a con?
ference might take place.
At the Wisconsin delegation's head?
quarters it was acknowledged that the
Senator had been here, and that he
would return. It was explained, how?
ever, that the supposed conferehce
with Mr. Bryan was unlikely, because
Mr. La Kollelto in the past had al?
ways held that differences in the Re?
publican party should be adjusted
within the ranks.
Mr. Bryan was engaged In commit?
tee arrangements and refused to be