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wE, ýPr 00i . I SSO t MNTNA AYMONI A r ý P A" 11(*)~I 'ILL WHE L . is G 'F MI, HE)RE HE IS IMPRESSIVE IS THE SIGHT WHILE DELEGATES GATHER Chicago, Aug. 6.-The first session of the first national convention of the new party, of which Colonel Theodore Roosevelt Is sponsor, was held today iJS the Coliseum and, while the setting was attended by all the usual cere mony of a national political assem bl4e, the actual proceedings were suggestive of a love teast. Not a dissenting voice was raised in the sessals. The question of negro repreentations from the o uh bud caused friction earlier in the day in the natlonal committee, but on the floor of the gonventlon there was no eolo of this ffght. 'The delegatoes % .re at times egplop lv in their enthusiasm. Many state deeegltlons came into the hall singing sad shouting in their de light at the birth of the new party and left the oblidlng three hours later in the sUane lppy frams of mind. .Although green hands were sup pos"d to be at the helm, the machin ery of the odweVntion worked smoothlv and effiolently. There was no roll call of delegates,' but the delegate section of the floor, accoommodating nearly j}o00 persons, was entirely filled. The alternate seotion also had Its full quota. Leader Ienthueaistlio When the proceedongs began the galleries had few empty seats. The casvention leaders were enthusiastic tonight over the aslowlpg in the Coll seum and asserted that no better loolding, more substantial set of dele gates ever was seen on the floor of a national convention; Work of* the ntional committee on contested delegate oases caused a de lay of nearly .tree-quarters orf an ihOur ln the. ,ijblilng of the con .vlntlon. ,Thb d.grates amused them selves with aris and yells composed tor the o l .while a band near the flag-dM a tete ratters, and a Grand Army and drum corps on the stag. 1 th eAch other in Slying patriotic airs. AepAign for Ieveridge. There w a great oheer as n6nator Dlson, nstQpti oa4rmlq, of the party, rsped br W was repeated looae li.. 11Jf the Conventlion ern l ll' ,en was greater FteI~~rlt Pmrr Senator Buv a'k prtpthted as the ob of ..m of ºCa l Aophmittee 0o f' tomPrar ahmih.n. The formal Ity of electing Senator levrladgot wall not necessary and amid renewed nll' claim he was escorted to ia phle i.n the stage and handed the convention gavel. Senator Beveridge then nlatl: his keynote speech. He spoke for Ilorv than an hour and a half, expressing some of the advanced ideas of gov ernnent adopted by the now party 0it2l, paving the way for the even more pro gressive proposals to be llaldl hlinl'r row to the convention by Mr. 1: - voelt. The. temnporary . chairlmain wasi given the closest attention throughout. Once he mentioned Presklent Taftl, in connection with his approval of the Payne tariff law, and instantly thret, came a storm of jeers and gromlun.l from the crowd. Every few nlintmiut Senator Beveridge was interrupted 'y Isy applauas and cheering. The former senator from Indianali made, a most courteous lresiduling ffl' cer and when a premafiture nlotioln to adjourn was madle, he buegged paid ll of the delegato for not r'ecugnllzllng him at the time, prolmising hisni retm ugnltlon later in the session. The standing conmmittue5l were apl pointed In the usual way and just Ie fore the proceedings were, brought to a close, Jamen .q . Qarfield of Ohio moved the appointment of a commit tee of it to invite Colonel Itoosevelt to appear beifore the convention to morrow at noon. The motion wies carried with a whloopi and with diue ceremony tile colonel formally ac cepted tonight, Colonel Roosevelt, not being a deole gate, did not attend the opening ses sion. He spent much pf the afternoon motoring. Many Women Dellegates. A decided feature of the opnventlon was the large number of Wolsen dle-l. gates. This brought forth chteerng when the temporary chalrlnan relched that part of his speech advocatling suffraie. A big yellow banner In scribed "Votes for Women," was hung from one of the balcony ralll. Massa ohusetts gave one of her women dele. gttase a place on the resolutions com mittee. Tomorrow'e selion of the conven tion promises to be one largely of ipeechimaking, with Colonetd itoose velt's "conaeeilon of faith" ap the con ter of Interest. The adoption of a lttnatf·1rin and 111 11 ))111111t111 of III...,: idu t y i w i l l c o mll e W ed n el d .I y . 'I " ,1 1 ~ 1 , t i by adjournment tilt tevclglllt. 'i'ho vurlouus comIllliteet 1 11wI cn Vilititleii f m lond'emonstr tivehta >It ( (':;Iiaepln1 ibyd ut deI l ut"lta" it4 11a hil 10(11410 of tie cull of the bull 1,111 Iiidcs,", it 114k" 'lie )'' 'PItt bils rit]of a bull II11 isle " is dinle of the prllli/ll ntt deeota~~lllun isa I lii hala atid italy If t:" I 'I gi Las songs were In Inprailse Lolt itmlatbei. ' liii redl buitldanat llst, lhau id It rtwiat ,a 1 place In1I the pI'I'ceedlnflI;8~. Almost al l11 tho(·t anti when the111y werle waved the1,1 rrltatr wua a sci of rid. Tlii big t, tii'utt i, tlansattrinad In it few weleata froimt the biattluground of tilt' rt'inblibtali tltlonil coanvuentlon to KEYNOTE OF PROGRESSIVISM ABLY SOUNDED BY BEVERIDGE Chicago, A g. 5.--"The first words of the constitution are: 'We are theI pIeople,' and they declare that the con stitution's purpose is 'to form a per irct union and to promote the general welfare.' To do just that Is the very heart of the iprogresilve cause," de clared Albert J. lieveridge, temporary cltairman of thi progressive conven tiol,d in calling that body to order to day. Mr'. ]ieverdige told in detail the pur'pose and program of the progrel sive party, "Abuse," he said, "will unly streluthen it, ridicule only hasten Its growth, falsuhood only speed Its Victory. "Knoiwinlg the price we inst p9Wr, the saoritirus we ilust make, the bas. dens we must carry, the assaults we must endure--knowing full well the cost-yet we enlist, and we enlist for war, for we know the justice of our cause, and we know, ton, its certain triumphs." Mr. Ieveridge spoke in part us fol Iws: "We,atand for a noibler Amier.,a. We ptant for an undivided nation. We tnahd for a. broader jbtL'rty, a fuIllr justice'. We standhl fol r.oial brotLher haud .u tgalint savage ldaldivlsduasm, hi,. un''tiu*hg I.';," , the naitiolnal puro Mgresi\'ve palurty, ws lthrown open shlrt ly Ibefre. II t i'l,,k today, but it w;an nearly In hour f'ter' that time hbefre the first ,f Ithe dilegates began to uir rive. lThey flIt-ril in slowly at first, in onells uitd twos. ''hen cnlme tlie li.l ,phailalx oif d,.l.ga;ts fron Pennsyl n hsin inhtg "V.' Il hang Itoles Pun ru.e to at it ,'ur ;illh tree, .ts we g. iiturching on." 'l'h, neenit, ix,',,,it for the luck otf a j;liIn Ii n i IItluria',. WUa almost itIn-t - thietl with ititt of the repub'lUbinn ton venittin. tCaiftoruui, it pltuer state In the RIo.oseivelt n ovuernleti, Was promotedll to it prou'( inent frl it low positl litt ithe right o thle NN.tie. 'iThe haIll wis gilly deutrated with flu gs l andi huting. [LaPge clnvlas pyor. trutnlts wr Ita flltire of thite dutira. (Contlnuedl otI Page Five.) We stand for an Intelligent co-opera tion instead of a reokless competition. We stand for mutual helpfulness in. stead of mutual hatred. We stand for equal rights us at fact of life Instead of a catchword of politics, We stand 'or the rule of the people as a prac. tlcal truth instead of a meaningless pretense. We stand ftor a represents tive government that represents the p1ople. We battle for the aotual rights of tan. "To carry ou our prlIclplss we have a plain program of constructlve re. form. We mean to tear down only that which is wrong p4 out of date: and where we teur..,.ji we mean to build what ls right i4º ftted to the timts. We hearken to the call of the present. We. mean to make laws fit conditions us they are and meet the needs of the l, ople Who are on earth today. That we mty do this, we found a party through which all who believe with us. can work with us: or, rather, we declare our allegiance to the party which the lep0le themselves have founded, 4 "' "For thl Iparty c qi taom thlegrass loot, it is gro w1( the sell of the people's erd ty. It has Wt1 Qtghoiosm Ritgns at Opening of the Mnag i! :the C am and Cheers G tfme of 1hodre Roosevelt --4 rnr Jqhnan May Be :l net's [unini g Mate. ChV o, g, 5.-(.f. Canene.)--Senator i)txon as chairman of the provis ional . to nr * fibl on of the new party today. Thus . . ..4;, fhu 9.e.I " the: op l counsels of the new organiza tion. .i i Qv,.we, .r rt.e.d was cheered again as he con e~udoa iw of enew movement. Thin c t 0st tat s iAe r, eloquent, scholarly and pro found. .. t e between the old party and the new fi ,e p erk e's vi. , v, rous speech and Root's vain and vapide ate a ne ,.ogytWion. One. was c ri, alive and pertinent, the other dull, dead and evas ve. Beveridge concluded dramatically, quoting a stanza of "The Battle Hymn of the Republic." Then twetty thousand voices led by the hand took up the grand old song and thus was christened the new party. It was an incident never to be forgotten. Bielenherg of Montana was honored today by being named on the committee to invite Colonel Roosevelt to address the convention Tuesday afternoon. A notable figure in the convention is General John Hugh McDl)owell of Tennessee, con federate and lIng-time democat. He is the father of Speaker Mcl)owell of the Montana house of representatives. General McI)owell called at Montana headquarters today to ask if his son had come to the convention. He hoped to find him here, but there was nothing doing. ;The political sensation today is the appearance of a page-long editorial in all Hearst papers, condemning the national democratic platform and urging Wilson to repudiate it. The editorial was cabled by Hearst from England. It is predicted that lHearst will quit Wllion if the latter does not repudiate the Bryan platform. Chicago, Aug. 5.-Governor Hiram W. Johnson of California seemed agreed upon to night as the vice presidential nominee of the national progressive party to make the first fight of the new political organization with Colonel Theodore Roosevelt. Early in the evening Judge Ben B. Lindsey of Denver, a former democrat, had been agreed upon as permanent chairman of the convention. Colonel Roosevelt had indorsed the recommendation of Judge Lindsey as permanent chairman and the plan had been enuthusiastically approved by the delegates. Late to night, however, Judge Lindsey called in the colonel and had a long talk with him. He said he had been suffering from asthma and did not feel physically capable to take up the work. Under the circumstances, Colonel Roosevelt agreed to release him and it is likely that former Senator Beveridge will continue as permanent presiding officer. Colonel Roosevelt said, before he left Oyster Bay, that he favored the selection of a southern democrat as vice presidential candidate. The field was carefully canvassed and it is understood that the colonel's suggestion was abandoned only when it became evident that it was impossible to decide upon an available man. It was said tonight that sentiment among the delegates in favor of Governor Johnson was so strong that his choice as Colonel Roosevelt's running mate virtually was assured, and that the leaders who predicted his nomination were merely voicing the opinion of the convention. The California delegation adopted a resolution today saying the state could not spare Governor Johnson, but it was said tonight the governor's friends would not insist upon this attitude. In the event of Governor Johnson's nomination it is planned to have him take the stump in the east while Colonel Roosevelt is campaigning through the west. The governors ability as a campaigner is said to be a strong factor in his favor. Whatn 4'(J14444l fool44 v' t r,'4'4h 4d ('hicaoM he4 44ut 44n i4 Hlurm4y two4 4ou4rs 44r(or4( lu' h sucNit(,,,d'dl In h4 I II IgI ''4 g (l441 th4e 1444g44 ovothe) ,('444 rll~t('4 g ( - gin dele4gati444ns 444444m th44' 4.4:' 4. Aftor.' 44(41414 I4 1 444441 444.4.' 4I i 41+ 'I' 4144s 444444,4I,4' 44414 44 hi4 I444 .4444 r.4 and to4ok 14444 14ul434. 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Neither or the old parties' noil nee for presldent can escape obligea tion to the old: party bosses, nor shake their practical hold on many powerful members of the national legislature, "Under the boss' y stem, no matter whloh party wine, the people seldem win, but the bosses almost always win. "The root of the wrongs," continued the speaker, "which hurt the people ls that fact that the people's governiment 'has been taken away from them. 'Thelr government must he given back to the people. And so the f(rfl purpple of he progressive party is to make sure the rule of the penle., The rule of the piople meanl) that the people them. (CQonltt.t1 on Page Seven). II Nits i Iltit'Ll I 14iI 41H444; 4t I'''44 Ij It 14444111 ''441 11 till. '444 1444nn 4'", r.141, , 'rt 14444411 In tu II IiIIII'iio )nlil IlI 444 ,"M 1ii4ii I 111,11 44lI444114 wa 14irl ~1 41 4, 444 11. 01141.144 1411 Ilst h lt I;ii n"M .1144 , Ih " n, 1- 1 111414114 1441y 1144414 I a, 444 o, 11,44 II Teddy Stand. 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I'. llubburdt ,'f A. unka, bollh if whulll said ..ey w·re tl' Igular.l;' iliottl utS delegates to Ilit' riOpubilti,n li. n ltiil ioUt iJUotln, i1nt lutud betaui "5 l iin rtillered," asked It) I "l, I tt~r glilztd i1 detegatt. to thu iprtl gri IV' t'u tttutll.ltlll, Th u CuOllttOllll dt cldvd to snta ItI111 anId let thu clln vetllllnti ithnliiiit whllLth'r *tlthey should have vti hll. e rt ulsh tlii., ta tluthiot as t4 wil thi r the, Disttrictt Io Tuholubll Iliil iliwall shall hnve it volIting vutitc '1 th i plrt t' wnun il. lh fight it, i' ull tit ,tinutl w iI n d tUt nitd 1111 o'tialllltin 'plunged utilu the li. I,. Alnutertun provisl Io t l l utQtoll eullniillt tiin.an trom ,"iot'utlt tand head it thell whit dlegtliotl ft'om that I ltill, f1tlly charged sll I aurgunen tio the tminittei that lithe Taft organ l'atioi it the rIepubllealt party was t'ropsiiui lblu fur the lnegro conltests. Alshtoni sid the white delegate. on. tuldnd tlhat the new party must t throw out thIe negrurl ' it order to get the delo.tcratio v9te in the south. I lietioitat li&tqi h a h oute , I (ontineAd on ea