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r ton In w eto 'ettro the s tti~ :of ateon described bt as a ptrvival of th & } C e n Lyon a d, he woutl the * day nad the ret.a. .etwen (la, he said, "t oeve yotd oair wmrer gtl 4 if you per4 lt (10 t way you ar-en there wot b.oa, pewiUto.t thio htstnoth at t.. . ....m.. m e " bington d aset , the lst' to the comsaitteep m tm dnon f henhe ,,I i woked' wpmru prceda b& u a the ak personal combat betwern lag It i you per isloai the way you. a- . 's"J. Sney atd tComh ittee.o an I - ofgNor th Dakota, ltich was Thet hingonly chae th tertece to gggpl the republicane nattention co ln - 0 de' wrortion w ould be rederdy a the ae t'd `peofn delegate. were n dispute Jt nldey d theo mmlowltt an 1 Dltrit orf oth lumbaot, which North Catllr slotnsa, 2. umen. the eon puof thle cor nattee coas b ~st to a close earler than usual yabteryta t thaccount of th delsire I t- co teest atterneys of both Taft and sevelt for more time In which toryd AT agrement was nade to were' don TJIhat, the contest ia Vire; in on,a Washeat ion and in this way commit teemen "lelfeved the hearing could be brbught to a close today. n ua ete s n the thrcount oee big eases toi ay atet learneyt as betwoen Taft and Rt 8avelt or monre time tn which to btehnts and theooevelt. An agreveementowas* oadd toa thn otidate the onTexas contest. ecl in eu Ie ght ut no m scloe today. 4tt salsation the thee n ces etao-er day .te cnflatte u as between TaCt rd sta and te. lieve ip Vthrginla the Tsue es raised yon, aRoosevelt commtetana was that sthe Taftin deeotes wtere elected n halls that may republican localr leaders o th Waqhlngtop's questlo s p whether he oTat ipeople so manipulated theth t t committee as to obtain controlby ot thelt convention which sent that the a.utes oates were elto teca n go il whemlar questions awere not admittlved In the wedistrit contests in tr e Pugset Seu state and t is probable tho manpuat they will state committee as to obtain control of the consolidated which the delegates at disotrit contests In the Puget Squan state and it is probarble that they will baeonsoldated pith the delegates at ihrge. Senator Poindexter was sched uled to argue these cases frqm the Roosevelt vlewpoiat. 'lease delegates began to appear d at the Colliseum annex some timhnebfreg th committee's . hour or meeting, ftany of them were made oonsplouque by the white ba4gej they wore; "Tex a tfor Taft," reso ilng the historic banerfl..tuag to Oth srepubloah con venUtti four years ago. Then h huge placard tto witdh. a. pair of ."panto" were attached, was borne through the iball, -arrying the lesged: "Al pants the imert for runiLng streams so Texas pants for 'laft." . ql45 Contest Clled. The on ttat of tie Texas delegates at lplrge was the first called. Colonel Lyon aisd he believed technkially there was no contest against the toospvpts delegaptes t Irge. Noe wsal be Was of the bl1eI1 that no pripted brief f4r the Tt: dolegatep lhad 1)eqp fpipt sMui *1) pe.E teA £o days, C~~ tve K. prix ilr On.Irtc v lu~saptýl .th uu rtLst ·I~ ~ -W - tra'1i~Scii; '5' A RW$ r w • . 'I a AT TNM 41T, MURRAY CRMR AMS AI*0 ICARD IARTHOLDTI CENTIR, 1 ORAH; RIGHT, OOLONrL CECIL. LYON. "the bitter~eaes of feeling between the Taft and4tooevelt fopoes at Chice go and elseewherg atlAd the widely dif feqent prinoelpies to whioh the two factioes seb.oribe, leade to the question whether or not the republioan party on possibly unite this seummapr on one eandidate and one set of prinoiplee. Abeve are ehown seme of the leaders of the opposing faotones. .nateo Murry Cr.e of Masseahusette, and Congressman S.uehdt of Missouri, are Taft ~r s. Senator *orah of Idgho and Ceoll Lyon, national oommittman from Texa e, are fighting for 4eggpalb before tfe national committee met; that in onbsequence the rules of the co-rimittee had not been observed and no formna4 contest existed. Colopel Hayward said he had "'two sets of credentials from Texas." "The chairman eatn only go on the advice of the secretary," said Chair man, Roeewater. "lie says a contest exists and it must be called." 3olonel Lyon declared that in thet Al.asta case and in other cases con tests had been excluded because they had not been filed within the stlp. ulated time. He and Comhiltteeman Capers oflouth 4 aroHna Insisted that np Texas contest existed. A cqrsis was participated when Mr. Mujvgne of Kansas moved to pass Texas and take pp Virginia because "Texas apparently was not ready." "I protest against such action," said Lyon. "We are' ready." "But you decline to go on with the first contest," said Mulvane. "We don't recognise that a contest exisig a. to these delegates at large," retorted Lyon. Against the protest of Committee man Capers of South Carolina, that "you can't run over us that way," the committee voted to take up the Vir ..Inla contests and to pass the Texas contest temporarily. It was understood that Colonel Lyon and the %Roosevelt 'members of the committee would raise against vir tuglly all of the Texas contests the sante point meade in the case of the. delegates at large, namely, that no contests existed because the Taft del egata had.not compliled with the com mittee rules, When the Virginia contests were called the sergsaptat-armns could not find the Rodgevelt delegates. "Let's take up Washington," said *Enator BortaI , The Virginia delegations filed out of the roowp $ut Wvhen a call was sent out for the Wahlngtop contestants the Roosevelt s*a was not ready. As .the toseVelt delegation from Texal had 'first tiled its ' redentials, the Taft delegates headed by H. P. Moraegpr were heard as the cuntest ant,s. Colonel Lyon again declared the Taft delegati n had not made a legal contest, beoi.use' ts briefs and formal argumeOts had not been tiled until yestqray. "I again Insist that no contest ex ists," he said. The chairman overruled the point and Fredcrk~l C. Bryan began the ar gunment for the Taft delegation. "Colonel Lyon is the republican arty in Texas," declared Mr. Bryan. "He is the republican committee and runs things absolutely; the fight In Texas largely is a fight against Colo nw Lyon and e .pronmises to ',be both the beg.aning and the end of the parT ty in the state If he Is allowed to seat his ldelegation." :Mr. 'Bryan likened Colonel 'Lyon's control in Texas to the "old English rotten boroughs." "Under Colonel Lyon's system," he said, "each county is given one vote iu the state conventlot and an addi tional vote for each five hundred voters in the county. As a result, one hundred and thirty western counties, which cast about ,3000 votes, have a voice ,in the convention wholly dis proportional o that of Dallas, which alone casts tilt many votes." The real ,sentknent In Texas, de clared Mr. Bryan, was for Taft. "There Would have been a large ma Jority for the president through the state." he said, "and a big majority in the state convention but for Colonel lyon's political brlgandage and steam rollers methods.. by wrlch rnepublican voters Were disfranchised." Colonel I.you was charged by Mr. Bryan With the worst type of politi cal 'brlapdae., Mr. 1 i'yan said Qepaetl .Lyon ap polnted his owincounty chairman and made up "paper lists" .of delegates and credeintials fro counties where "there were not two republican votes." "Any one who has wreoked the re pnblloanl party as he has wrecked It in Toexa `'ugplt to be recalled," said Mr. Bryan. "If you let him run things four yeast longer;there will be no re pubUlgp party." Remwp 1$6., he asserted, the republl can vptp Ip Mix.s thad decllped from 167,000 qast for MoKInley to 26,000 for governor in 1910.' "Colonnl. Lyon does not want a re publocan" party in Texas, he wants a white party," he said. one buapny carried' by President Taft thhi" ear,' said Mr. 'Bryan, cast more votes tltman all the one hundred or more "rotten borough" counties with which Colonel ILon dominated the state onYvethion. Prealdent Talt, he said,'" clrie3d all the large cities where a heavy rppubllcan vote was cast, He charged Olaolnl Lyon with forcing pjidttiapters and general en ployers to support his "paper organl. sation" Ih the defiance of the real sentiment of tle ' eepulican voters of the Itate. As Mr. 'Bryan concluded, tranois'J. Reney,. holdTl~ the South 'kota proxy; started to ask k quabstlin. 'ome member objected, ".Under the M' ps," tald chairman B'losewatser, "'tieq4l cannot be. asked' if tthre is as tion," ,' ". t gqestlonq alswys have "teen permtitted," said Reney. "The gentlemar from South Dakota has hateid svAryr0f.oft commtt tommit-(es,' i·ingn Eog*wwater. William .iODoatti qt .Fort Worth, a negro Taft 49dwigat., laid mort Qf the ooawt, iqp n, m.e ..were Iphsilted polstIy !o Y p.tlrlt.edorg nd of tie 1154 bountIes only abo ut10 ootatId a'iFe-a publ4eaa party, "All the Pp (a Ooll a oultl ase o opolt ; tVpot Is tb W laah. hasbe by Oplo t ,op, ;nom vat.i Who' ort` TtI, ý >4q man who dlsalgre with him; that he was chairman, seoretary, treasurer, national committes.lin and everything else," in his palrtyz'organisation and that he made it fltlpoesible for Iegro voters to join the t.ablican party or vote for its candidates. Lyon Flghts Hard. Committeeqlan Lyon conducted the 'Roosevelt argument. tHe declared that all contests of "TQt delegates to the state convention 'hld been regularly uited upon. Ti'W" 'Roosevelt forces controlled' the stat boonvention by a good majority, he aijd. He presented records to show that 209 out of 248 counties were represented and .that 171 of these were for Roosevelt. A motion to Indorse Taft. Colonel Lyon clalmed, was deleated In the state convention, 103 . 1-4 to 113 834. The Texas eommitteeman made a pic turesque attorney for hil own delega tion. He walked about the Taft del egates, shaking Ilis hand in their faces and asking them to deny tils statements. Heo pointed out members ind asked thell whom they voted for. "Look at that big ond over there!" he shouted, pointed to Judge Mo Powell, "who did you vote tot presi dent four years ago?" "1 voted for a republoan.," an ewemed McDowell. "Werel't you registered'Ia a demo geratia primary?" "I was not." "Weren't you a candidate ina a detp ocratlo primary?" persisted Lyona. "Yes, I was," admitted McDowell. Colonel Lyon walked .er to Williamt McDonald, a negro Taft delegate,' and thrusting his first almost against the delegate's face, charged bis with hav-. ing. bolted from the party otganltta tltot. Colonel LyoP presear4 doUllment tendin4 to show that .14r the systemt of representatlon establshed i~ TeIn , toi. Roosevelt forces i94a elesTr pn jorty In the state cqmuevtioU. Mr. Bryan had charlge £ lol0eli Lyon's organisation hiq ,.lgnord the Tuxs primary law In 90op4dttlg the iglht pr Roosevelt deli~etes. Colone.l Lyon said the lew 14" not requfre primary elections when a party .bad oast less than 100,00 votes. He assMrtt that the state law ,eault4iA the ilying of one vote ,4o eahe'county and one for each 500 votes cast it the preceding, election, llo 4dclared i. and his aqpoelate 'had complle4 glut the state law In all places. . 4COlonel Lyon was questiOned by Mr. RHney', Senator Borah, Mr. Vorys and Gov~rnor Hadley. . "We are the regular l'eileals or' gaI'lsatlon in Texas," sld' Colonel Lyon. There is not oad plase where we have .d.viated from th)l#t4te law of Texas. You members ol,theeooms mittee have nothing to :dO but rec ognise the regular repu b*s organl sation of Texas. Taft Men ie fit taft` dele at lalge were seated by the n '.omprit tee on a Viva voce. t er , Imade a submnction to f fl '. , , , I±I* Aý'f' of Ieffmqp, Sti Rot% verlt oonteetants dkitrit.;'Hle oitma 0 the e onventon *w "unqueetlonable" by R, l t of the 'Taft dele tbe SZ 4dyeaties of the Viret ditt wr~ ated by unant i'H •1 '. sam"Coontest *35 11.4. Commltteemun Lyon reid a tat t to show tlqo regularity of 1h selection of bte ~tqomevelt dele gates. The Tat delegate were seated. .I e ThlIrh iIex dlstriot the Taft ·C tes appe 4 n s u contestants. Ndther of the' TSt contetante was Drersnt anud their cases were presented by 'roster V. -rown. Two onventlons had bees held. The Taft mn olasned they htad marority of the deountles In th distrtot, but Colonil t yotn and Ins forces controttlled tt.e 4ltriot 4ommflttee ed frfused to reooltlse the rights of the Taft del egatae. A maotion to set the Roosevelt del eSMa wee ' made Iy Commltteeman Mulvane of Kansas. All the members voted tor t. keurth Tease. The Fourth Texas district, the next ealled, presented another contest of Taft delegates against Roosevelt. Wallace Townsend, attorney for the Taft delegates, produced records pur porting to show that at dounty con ventions in the district the Roosevelt force "arbitrarily disregarded the credentials of delegates known to fa ver President Taft." The two Taft delegates from the FPourth Texas district were ceated by the national conmilttee. The Roose velt forces voted against the aetiop. Committeeman Cappri of *outh Car olina moved the Roosevelt men be given seats.' Mr. iibtabrooks substl tuted the names of the Taft delegates and his motion carried after the com mittee had refused a roll call to the Roosevelt oommitteemen. The contest from the Fifth Texas district presented another challenge by Taft men of r[losevelt delegates. It involved the Dallas district, where two conventions were held. Each side charged the other with being "Irregu lar" or a "bolter." The two Taft delegates from the Fifth district were sested without a roll call. Roosevelt men voted "no." A motion to seat the Roosevelt del egates made by Mr. Capers was se feated. The aevepth district contest was called, the 'Roosevelt men appearing as contestants. The Roosevelt delegation In this case numbered four, double the quota authorlied. This contest involved anqther case of doqble conventions. The cqmqitttee seated the two Taft delegates. A o* tlon to seat the Roosevelt delicates was ddfeated. Before Mr. Lyon began his atgu meht Mr. ieney said: "I sug(Sst that the test of the cisi be Idecbd without any further grsp ment." The chair ruled him out of order and the hearingr Propeed. The tUihth TpxM 'dltriot contest was takel yip. The esults of .pother double contest were p'ubmitted in this case. The Taft convebitloi bad or ganised under thetWlprty Ceudentials reports, the Rool Velt under the ma Jority credential report. The two Tsaft delegates of the Righth Tesse district were seated without roll call.' A motion to seat Roosevelt doe. gate was defeated, Roosevelt men asked for a roll ball, 'but muts'wed only Ii vdles for the demiand and it was refused. The Ninth Texu case was oalled. Atter brief presentation of the case the delegates were credited to Taft. The Tenth Texas 'ldtrict ease, an other slesue of a divided convention, was settled 4o favor of the Tat dele gates. A roll call was reftsed. In the Fourteenth Texas district the national committee voted to seat the 4wo Taft delegates, ,. S. Oppen heimer and John Mall. A 'notion to spat the Roosvelt delegateg was de teated, a roll call being refused, Another attael on t.lionel Ceoll LyTon was made by C, L~ MoDowell o( Del. .lo in the last of the Texas cases, that of t..) Fiteenth d4,tript. Judge Dolowell was the delegate accused by 4lony j ..u grllsr in the day of' a.vring ben a candidate at a d4me. ogtloi pAway. JuCne MoDpw. l apoused Mr. Lon of tooling the president," by leading lm to . .baeve he was Sgetlag up del eatbs favorable to nim when he wa aotually hying Rossevelt nmaet. 5e referred to Colonel Lyon u "his ..yal, highnes."' "I otblet to,4giO 4 y~ra k a)out a bor of this oglq4t e," said A. t ý ve Cntole~pe pen oe SW*Dt' M BnW'idlin," . seid t man that ster li d over ot1 vy DeaJertIp Cuts, te, Drmsses AT ABOUT IALF PRICE Everybod Read Stipt n. We have bought the Joe Fitzgerald business and will commence at once to remodel the place for a Fashion Shopi We will feaure select men's furnishings, Stason hat a very select line of young men's clothing nd a tailoritng department. 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