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CLEAN
But No Oui!
vol lxxii ...x? 2;uwo.
To-day and to-morrow, fair;
lliiht wind?, mostly we?t.
NEW-YORK, SATURDAY, -HM: 22,
rite
PROGRESSIVE
But Not Radical
1912.-SIXTEEN PAGES.
PllTf^E AVr frVT In Cltj of New "i?irk..lerM.vfltvan.| Holwkea
lj-y ' tajBEWHCKE TWO ( KMv
YACHT EXPLOSION
KILLS ICH WOMAN
Mrs. J. N. Jarvie, of Montclair,
N. J?, Meets Instant Death
Aboard F. C. Fletcher's
New Yacht Cristina.
HOUR AFTER BOAT RACE
At Time of Wedding Banker
Gave His Sister Sum Said to
Have Been $1,000,000
?Damper on New
London Celebration.
Telegraph to The Tribune.]
New- London. Conn.. June 21?Less
thsn half an hour after the Harvard
crew crossed the line in the annual 'var?
sity race on the Thames this afternoon a
terrifie explosion shook the neighbor?
hood, and the stern superstructure of tho
steam yacht Cristi:.? was torn apart
from the hull and hurled into the river.
Mrs. James N. Jarvie. of Montclair.
N. J . was instantly killed, and her hus?
band who was with her in s stateroom
in the after section of the boat, was
?tunned.
The Cristina, which is owned by Fred
?BTi k C. Fletcher. n, steamed
Into New London Harbor yes-,
evening and lay at the New York Yn.ht
Club anchorage until this morning, when I
a party of guests from New York and j
?New Jersev, including Mr and Mrs
Jnrvie. came aboard. Then the yacht
"passed through the drawbridge and took
?Lp a position on the west side of the
river, Just off the Thames shipbuilding
yards.
There was a merry crowd on the boat
all dn>, and their joyousnees in Teased '
?with each victory that went to the Crim?
son. After the 'varsity race the whole
?party stayed on deck for half an hour or
more to watch tlje rapidly dispersing
feet.
Mr. Fletcher had planned to take hin
guests to the Qliswold for dinner, and j
after the crush at the drawbridge had
been relieved he gnv.- the order ti h< 1st
bnchor and return to rr.nnrir.gs <>ff the !
.New York Yacht Club landing.
Crew all Forward.
The windlass had just heaved the an? f
bhor from the surface of the water when j
the yacht was rocked by a fearful ex- I
plosion. The crew "vtu= forward
ihg after preparations for getting under j
way. and, fortunately for them, none- of
the deckhands was In the stem, for the
after section of the steel deck was lift? i '
clear of the vessel and tossed Into the ?
stream.
Mr. Fletcher was on deck at the time. |
Itt? rushed to the stateroom?* where most i i
Of his guests were and found Mr Jarv'.e |
trying to revive his wife A hasty ex
smlnatlon showed she was apparently !
beyond hope but a hurry call was sent
for medical assistane and a physician I
tome fr<->m a neit-'ht ?>nr.tr yacht. He said j
that Mrs Jarvi?. had been killed in
stantlv. The New London police were
notified and tho body was removed to
an undertaking establishment here. The
Christina was towed downstream to the
New London wharf.
her said to-night he thought
the accident was caused by the explo?
sion r>f gasea in the hull of the '
had been ignited by a spark from
? lively insulated wire leading from
the storage batt
Mrs. Jarvie. it was said, had lived in
air for several years. Her hus?
band was at one tim" general manager
for th a Sugar Refining plants.
Both wcr?> enthusiast;, followers of row- I
ing, and had not missed a Yale-Harvasd !
race in years.
Damper on Celebration.
Whi_ news of the sccidenl reached the j
city thus evening there was s lull In the
Celebratii n of th?- Harvard victories, and
?N'e-" London waa quieter than it has
been in years on boat race night.
The dead woman was Miss Helen V*.
Ifswton, of bloomfield. N. J., and was
married to Mr. Jarvie in August. 1900.
At the '.in*- he was said to have observed
the occasion by giving a iarg>- sum of
r. to his sister, Miss May Scott Jar- ?
vit-, with whom he had lu-ed many years
la -Mom*' 'air. It was said the amount
11,000,000
Next day the announcement vas mada
that Miss Jarvie had purchased the $50,- ?
??? ? ',. R K. Smith, in So tth
Fullerton even u
? ? '. . |? were mar- ?
tied st ti.?-. nom? of th? bride snd start? I
Immediate!) on the steamship Am"rika
lor a tour abroad.
A reward of 5 : ? <1 by a firm of
Itwelleri- waa the first intimation the
friends of the couj le had that Mrs.
?Tarvif had been robbed at h? r home, In
Cppei Mountain avenue, ol a ?i._?'?*> dia?
mond I ? itii Thirty stones set In
platinum, at a reception they gave about
the middle of last O her. The i?
y ? all dismissed sfter
the rol
Mr. Jarvie la ?> banker and U a direc?
tor in th. Bank 'if Amer* a, the National
Bank e.f Commerce and the New York
Mutual e;;.s Li-;ht Company and a trus?
tee of the rvntral Trust Company and
the London Assurance Corporation. He
has an office at No. 66 Broadway. Last
becember he ptirchased the old Tefft?
"Weller building throug i a broker.
Yacht Built This Year.
The Cristina i.-? a twin screw steam
yacht, 177 feet over all and of 153 f> <-t
wateriine length. She has _<> feet '.'>
Inches beam and 14 ftset 0 Inches draft.
Bhe v,hH designed by Olelow & orr. <.f
this city, and built this year by the
l*usey & Jones Company, of Wilmington, ?
t>el. She .. ntt-d with a pair of triple
expansion ? ngln*-s and boilers of the
water tube type. Her speed under force 1
ftraft |h lfi._ nautical milea an hour.
Her model i? u radical departure from
the c-onvntional tit?-am yacht. She has
% plumb stem and graceful lines. Her
8teel deci house is 102 feet long.
The Crtetlna's owner. Mr. Fletcher, is
S member of the New York, Eastern,
b?tehmont and other yacht clubs. The
Nbbb] WdS put In commission on May L
"CHARLIE" MURPHY
Who was as communicative as usual
before leaving for Baltimore.
AN ASCOT SCANDAL
Society Woman Traffics in Tic?
kets to Royal Inclosure.
[By Cabla to Thi Trll
London, June 22.?Dramatic and start
linf? disclosures as to train* ?- in tickets
f<r the royal Incloaur? at Ascot, carr:.?!
on by a society woman ali?se name.'
bowaver, is not revealed, were m.vie in
tbe ?aw courts yesterday when an In?
jun '? n against th" woman was
granted.
Counsel for the Treasury, in making
the application, said the matter was j
v< ry urgent. The inclosure, he ex?
plained, is under the management of!
Viscount Churchill, and the fee or grant
I? vested in the King. In order to ob?
tain admission It Is necessary for the
name of the applicant to be submitted
and tiVn, if approved, a voucher is Is?
sued with the Intimation that it Is not
transferable. On entering the course
the holder of the voucher exchanges it
for a l adfe bearing h'.s name. TiV
badge, also, la not tran*-f?rrable. and
must be worn by the bearer.
Th" regulations had neon infringed,
ar.d it was deemed expedient to test the
matter thoroughly. A woman det?- ?
? nt to the woman In question, who
referred her to another woman. This
second woman telegraphed m.d wrote to
Lord Churchill asking the return of her
voucher, which had been senl back aa it
would not i ?? required Th?? detective
went to Ascot with this woman. They
went to the gate, and there received an
losing the voucher, that was
exchanged at the office for the badg<?
which the detective wore In the Inclosure,
? ? spent the day.
LOVE LURES HER OVER SEA
Girl Will Travel 7,000 Miles to
Wed a Missionary.
r?i(-?T;.rh ?. The Tttbuaa 1
Philadelphia. June 21 -To travel MVOfl
>nd miles to be marred to th" man
of her choice la tl??? trip that will be
taken by Miss Luella Hesse, of Hun
bury, Penn., who will leave for Liberia,
Africa., n.?xt month to become the bride
o? the Kt.-v. charles H. Broslus, a Luth?
eran mlsalonarv stationed there.
The young bride-to-be met the min
ist?-r in Lii erla. Th?- acquaint
turned Into fri? rnlihlp, and later it was
the old, <1<1 story. Aftfjr her r.'turn to
her home letters were exchanged, with
the resull that she will soon brave the
P'-rils i f the long Journey
MRS. SARTORIS TO MARRY
Daughter of President Grant
Will Wed F. H. Jones.
Chicago, June 21 ? Announcement was
her? to-day of the engagement of
Mr.- Nellie Qrant Sartorls, only ?laugh?
ter ?if ex-President L'lyfcaes s. ?'rai.t, an?l
Frank H. J"n??s, who was Assistant Post?
General in Prealdenl Cleveland's
administrntton, and who now is secretary
of '? Chicago bank.
The wedding will take place on July
4 at Hi?- countr* place of Mrs. Sartorls,
i!i Coburg, Ontario, and will be In the
pr eeence i nly ol relatives.
BIG DIVE OF NEW SUBMARINE
Depth of ?nti Feet Reached by the Seal
Believed To Be a Record.
New London, Conn., June 21 The Lak?'
submarine boat s.-ai ?as submerged to a
<i?-i'th of M feet ?n a government test "ff
I .it to-day, staying under the water
tH% minutes snd afterward rising without
difficulty o? the surfe* ?
Th?- boat was In < "M?iiiiiimI ,,f Lieutenant
Kenneth White. Captain Lake, of Bridge?
jort, was present at the teal and expressed
himself aa highly pleased with it. The
<i''iiih reached by the vessel \- believed to
be a record.
PRINCE'S COMING OF AGE.
[By <?..!>!<? to T..f Tributs? ]
London. June H.?The Prince of Wales
i-omes ?>f hk? to-morrow, ?-ben tbe Re?
gency a? t automatically lapsea Under
thi? act if the Prince had succeeded to
rone before the .u" ol eighteen the
Queen would have become Regent
$700 TO BALTIMORE AND RETURN.
From Kn V? rk. June 23. 24. g, ft IT?
Penn u R -*?.'?' Dem?9cratlc National
i.ticn Good lo return unt'i July 3.
Past exprees trains from ivnr?u. t-nauon.?
??vL.
10
AI BALTIMORE
Poll of National Ccmmitteeman
Discloses Progressive Control
of the Democratic
C:nventicn.
GAYNOR STRONG DARK HORS
_t
Will Have Big Following After
"Avowed" On:idiua,lcB Aro
Disposed Of?Crowds View
MurpV y Reported Clark
?iauce Doubted.
[By -.f.- ... -. ? r Th? T >>i- - 1
Baltimore. Ju.e 2: Charlis F. Mur?
phy. 1,., .f Tnrnman*, Hail and the
truste.- through th? unit rtii r>f -.,.<
r.i..? t >? perfectly good nominating votes
?of Nrv Yot;< F>'.ite, cam? into th;,
to-night like a Csc-ear. Of course, Mur?
phy didn't court n reception, bul Mr.
Baltimore nr.d his wlf? and nil th? !.:tl<-?
Baltimores wanted to BSC the blgr Tam?
many bops, and they r wded both the
railroad station and th- Emerson Hotel
to which the Murphy party ?sent.
To the politicians gathered here .Mur?
phy's advent was no matter of curiosity
so far is ? him was concerned
but each snd every manager of i pro?
spectivo Democratic Presidential candi?
date wacti d to !..- ir a*hat Murphy had
to say So they elbowed around with
the merely curious at the doorway of
the Emeri ? room, watching and
waiting n i.u. m irj rty
Intimates i-mk dinner. I Tam?
many t :-s . am? out,
fore any ont could aek i question he
smilingly got rid ? t" Ighted
; ?iras?
"Not a word
It was th' same thing when '!.? Bryan
messac?- was ? .- ip t.. the boi
fcnme thing when mention wai made "f
the prospective fight on th- temporary
chairmanship asplrstiom : ex-Judge
Ait?n B. Parker snd the only thing that
stirred
luestioi -.??)-..-Mi. r i
any confereni ? with the minar, r- ? ?
i 'l ?rk boom '. ....i ?; t.." ard the tl
ing of New- York ? ninety vot?
S- ?-aker.
"I haven't been In any euch confer?
ence." he said then, ?.:. i i
been In any coitferen ?? ?' all with
oi tho campaign managers >?: anj can?
didate."
Murphy-Clark Alliance Doubted.
The story of th.- Murphy alllan ?? srlth
the Clark crowd was net given nrn h I
credence here anyway beceuse those
who ad--anced It were Immedlstely met i
with the Maternent that Murphy wo il i
never again ally himself in any w i\ '
with Hearst after the way in Whl< h the
newspaper owner had lashed him I
newspapers Bo far as could bo ascer?
tained the story of thai
with th?* '.'ark boomera them i
though they w? re careful to hid- I
tracks, i il th.. fa -t thst their ?
has b?-?-n at a standstill, if r? t receding,
ilno they opened headquarters in the
convention city was considered th< r< i
son for their at tempi to bolster up th.-ir
ptanding with th?- rumors of having cor?
ralled New York's ninety vote?.
Next to the arrival of Murphy, who is
admitted to be the real power behind
th?? old line reactionary crowd her?
gathering delegates aere Interest?
the Bryan message! sent t., i
candidates, and more psrtlcularly In the
announcement that the "peerless I
was leaving Cl igo and would be her?
to-morrow
The mere report .>f Bryan's pr< ;?
tive arrival ha.^ buoyed up the Pro?
gressives. though there Is an undercur?
rent of fear that he 'Oil seize upon the
Parker chairmanship question
means tn force himself out m front of
the other radical candidat? i for the nom?
lnation. However, mosi of the Wilson
and Clsrk men, at least those on the
national committee, who will have the
first engagement with the question on
Mondsy, believe that Bryan's arrival
will at least gather them togethi r
that they can pul up a united fro i
againi-t Parker and the skilful old lit.
political bosses who are urging hla nom?
ination f< r 'h" t? mporarj chairmai
Radicals May Unite on Kern.
Coincident with the announcement <>f
Bryan's coming the report began to < ir?
ru?ate to-day that the radicals would
unite on Senator Kern, of Indiana, as i
candidat, to i ul Up against Judge
Parker. In thi sub-committee of the
national commltt? <?. which voted on the
Barker matter yesterday and at.I eight
f..r Parker ?olid, ms again I eight op
poaed t" Parker, bul h. utter.-d. Kern got
one vot?.*. it w.i- prett* well understood,
however, .-.iiiong the radicals on the sub?
, ommltt? e thai it would be best not to
ahow tti.-.r hand plainly In that prelim?
inary battle, where th? l?eel they could
do was to tie Barker's eight.
Apart from th<- Murphy arrival and
the lining up of the radlcala against
l'iiik-T the only noticeable feature of
the ?lay w;i-c o sort of undeflnable
strengthening of the talk of Gsynor as a
compromis'' I andldato. Von ran lind un?
counted numbers of delegates who aro
enthusiastic sboul New York's Mayor
lifter their own particular candidate hai
t?.,.ii wiped out; thai is. among the
Wilson, the ?Mark and even the Harmon
and the Underwood following. Though
Mayor Qaynor is thus subjected t?. i
H,rt of secondary position, the facl
Btanda oui thai he is the only man <?.,
??horn both the Wilson-Clark and the
Harmon Undent.l peopl? .-..-m to be
unjted. They ere for their respective
candidates BrSt, but many Of them
to have Oaynor'a name In mind as th
,?,,.. Hkely dark horse or compromiseI
candidate.
Jacob Cantor, the In ad of Ihe New
York Qaynor boomers, has opened up a
headquarters on 8 Bide street -?'athe
dral avenue and from that place he has
Continuel on llflh pa??-. Ilfiii icilumn.
Af_th?~seflH fount ?IS Insist on having your
drinks flavored with Angcutura Bittern,
??oild'-renowoid tonic of exquisite flavor.
?Advt.
JAMES E. WATSOX, OF INDIANA.
The Taft floor leader in the convention, in a belligerent
attitude.
, to t?i i*im :.! I t'nderwoed.)
. ?=?-_- ..,_
HARMONY IN PARTY CERTAIN
Barnes Says Wings of Organization Are Not Far Apart?
McKinley's Satisfaction Expressed in Two
Sentences.
CMcsno. June 21.?Characterizing the
Roosevelt contest claims ?? "flimsy" and
explaining the conviction that party
hprmony was assured, William Barnes,
jr., cHa.rman of the New York delega?
tion, to-night issued a statement sum?
ming up the results of the recent battle
in the convention.
Mr. Barnes declared that the platform
would "ignore absolutely the absurd and
unmeaning difference between what is
called progressive and what has been {
dubbed reactionary.''
"There His be**n nothing more vjnifi- ;
cant in the proce?*dinrjs of this conven?
tion, wHich began with acrimony and ;
will end with cordiality," said Mr. |
Barne*. "tnan the realization that what
have been called the different winqs of
the party are real'y close together and
not far apart. Only the candidacy of
Mr. Roosevelt caused the division, appar?
ent but without any reality.
"Out of chaos there is coming ?iider,
and under the masterly guidance of Mr.
Root every delegate to this Repubhcan
convention is coming to recognize the
supremacy of appeal to reason against
ambition that must, in order to succeed,
reit upon its capacity to inflame."
Director McKinley, el the Taft bureau,
put out the following two sentences:
"President Taffs renomination on the
first ballot is now conceded by his oppo?
nents. It is obviously unnecessary for
me to say more."
ROOSEVELT GIVES UP;
CONCEDES TAFT WINS
Colonel Finds, Also, He Must Drop the Bolt
Idea Now, but Hopes "the People'*
Will Call for Him I .ater.
[i?v a Special ?"nrr??.poil?nt of Tve Trtb'.n
ChlcafO, Juro 21 Thood'ir-. RootMvel
it. T?> use his own forcible ?en ? i
1er, he has been knocked clear over th
ropea.
The \ ote "'" the ? om entIon to day 01
the decision >>t th<- credentials commit
tee on the California contest decided it
Wh?n Colonel Roosevelt heard that h?
threw up ins handa id? had cherishe
some Idea that the convention miKht ?-.??
a lliiht and i'iirK?' its.-If of the "stolen"
delegate**. Buch purging would mean his
nomination, whl? li h<? would ac? *? i?t under
those conditions. Bui thai vote con?
vlnced him thai .? clear majority c?f th?
i n? entlon wan against him and thai he
might aa well leave it to Its destruction.
Colonel Roosevelt believes th?' conven?
tion, by ? majority which contains some
seventy "stolen" delegate* will nomi?
nate Presiden! Taft. H? **'?>'* he hopes
so. If whal hin friondH who have talked
?with him to-?4ay ss rately repre
[senti the preaenl state of his mind l<
! win be one of the nr. at griefs <>f his Hf.
If Mr Taft is r.?>t renomlnated, for th<
third term candidate feels certain thai
the President cannot ba elected, whether
or n.?t th.?r.? Is a third ticket m the field.
Preaenl Indication! ?? r^ that there ?ill
!?? no i ? ? ?it or rump convention or any?
thing resembling either. The Roosevelt
men apparent!) have come to the ?-c>n
! elusion that the Republican party looks
ii ? ??? good to them at preaent, even if
1 there is dissension In its rank??. Borne
<>t them may qull It fur I Inns?? ve It and ?
third ticket later the ex-President fund
i? believes they will and is counting on
them for support -but they 11 take a lot
nt tiiii?? to think it over.
All <>f Colonel Roosevelt's talk to his
visitors to-daj has been in i~? ? i.111.-ii to
th?? third part) which he hopes to head.
? < iiiilliiiit.l on Ihlnl page, xlilh loliimn
HUGHES'S "NO" EMPHATIC MAY NOT NAME COLONEL
._._?-_ m,.,,? Toll, Root He Report That He Will Not Be Put !
Won't Take Nomination.
Chicago, June '_M Justice Hughes, of
the United States Supreme Court evl
lently disturbed by th?* prominence given
t,, his name m the talk of a compromise
candidate aeveral daya ago. haa Beni two
telegrama t.. Senator Root.
They srs couched In most positive
t.-rms. to the effect thai bis name must
ri,,i be considered under any clrcura
?tances for the Presidential nomination,
thai if he were nominated hs would be
under the embarrassing necessity of de
riming the honor, so that the convention
would have to reconvene and nominate
somebody else.
The telegrams were not made public,
bul some of the leaders saw fitem, ami
?11 mo 'bat their purport is unmistak?
able_t_
S7 BALTIMORE A RETURN
ROYAL BLUE LINE
Democrat!? Convention. Take's on .?-ale
iiiriJS to 17: limited to July 3rd, Haltimo.e
?Ohio; Reading; Jersey ccniral.-Adv*.
Before Convention. .
Chicago, June 21. Mr. Roosevelt's
leaders were loath to discuss to-nlghl the
probability thai the colonel would not be
placed In nomination.
Mr. Rooeevell has repeatedly d?Bclared
thai he would have nothing t.. do with
the convention unleas it was "purged of
tainted delegates."
it was r. i <-rt. .1 late to-nlghl thai
Colonel Roosevelt had already told Wlll
,;im .\ pr? ndergast, who was to place
him in nomination, not to present his
name unless th.? present control *?f the
body should by ch??ete ?>?? overturned.
Other Rooseveli leaders, not wishing
to anticipate whal seemed to-night to
??. inovitable, made no comment for
Dubllcatlon, but Indicated strongly thai
Mr Roosevelt's name would not t>< pre?
sented, _
MAYOR GAYNOR'S VIEWS.
Tomorrow's Pun lav Brooklyn Eagle con?
tains ? notable Intervtew with the Mayor
onNatlonal toj>l??.-Advt.
TAFT SEEMS CERTAIN;
KENYON MAY BE MATE
Iowa Senator and Hadley, of Missouri, Most
Mentioned as Vice-Presidential Possi?
bilities in Chicago.
EACH IS STRONGLY PROGRESSIVE
Roosevelt Bolt Fails When Time Comes for it at Seating of
California Delegates?Rush to Keep Regularity Causes
Followers to Desert Colonel's Headquarters
Madly?Convention May End To-night.
[I?y a Bttff CArreepon?ent of The Tribune.}
Chicago, June 21.?The renomination of William Howard Taft on
he first ballot of the Republican National Convention is now assured.
The convention will meet at 10 o'clock to-morrow morning, and
he present plan is to remain in session continuously until both Presi
lent and Vice-President have been nominated, even though that should
equire meeting until far into the night.
Governor Hadley of Missouri and Senator Kenyon, of Iowa, are
he men most talked of this evening for second place on the ticket,
jovernor Hadley has fired the imagination of the convention. He
itands high with the Progressive element of the party and he coin?s
rom a pivotal state. Those facts are regarded as contributing greatly
o his availability. Moreover, he is an attractive speaker, with a pleas
ng personality, and enjoys the distinction of having been the first
Republican to carry the Governorship of Missouri since the Civil War.
Senator Kenyon is also regarded as an available man. He has just
:arried his state for Senator by a large majority in a popular primary.
r?e opposed Canadian reciprocity and thus won the admiration and
egard of the farming community. Of his Progressiveness there can be
10 question.
BARNES COULD INSIST ON SHERMAN.
It is realized, of course, that if William Barnes, jr., should insist
jpon the renomination of Vice-President Sherman he could have his
/?ay, because of the commanding position he enjoys in this convention.
But it is not regarded as probable that Mr. Barnes will do so, if by
so doing he would endanger the success cf the Presidential ticket.
And the Roosevelt bolt took the count. At no time was the colonel
able to induce more than 114 delegates to agree to go out, so he decided
that it would be wiser to give the people time to appreciate the awful
wrong which has been done their rights by the refusal of the national
convention to gratify his ambition to be the first President to enjoy a
third term in the White House.
After the Taft delegates from the 4th District cf California had
been seated Johnson and Heney did everything in their power to induce
their delegation to leave the convention hall, but without avail. They
were willing to shout for Roosevelt to the bitter end, but when it came
to bolting the Republican party there was nothing doing.
GiiTord Pinchot and James R. Garfield conceived a scheme "to
slap the convention on the wrist" which is understood to have had
Colonel Roosevelt's approval. Then they came down to the Coliseum
and laid it before the Roosevelt delegates. All agreed that it was a
beauty, a credit to its progenitors. It was this : After the first of the
delegates whose seats had been contested had voted all the Roosevelt
delegates were to administer a "silence" to the convention. No effort
of Chairman Root or his reading clerks to elicit either an "aye" or
"nay" from Roosevelt delegates was to obtain the slightest response.
But somehow, after agreeing to the scheme and after the colonel had
been duly advised that the plan had been accepted, the delegates gave
it a second thought and decided not to make themselves ridiculous.
The indignation of the originators when they saw their little scheme
fall through was profound.
WATSON'S SLAP AT HENEY. \
James Watson, who closed the debate for the seating of the Cali?
fornia delegates, administered a sharp retort to Francis J. Heney.
"My friend Heney," said Mr. Watson, "referred to the sovereign
State of California. Had he been a Republican he would not have said
it, for in a Republican convention no state is sovereign?-no state enjoys
any more sovereignty than any one of its districts."
When the convention had adjourned to-night the reports of the com?
mittee on all contests save those in Tennessee, Oklahoma, Texas and
Washington had been adopted by various majorities, but always suffi?
cient to *how that the Taft people were in full control of the conven?
tion. To-morrow the remaining cases will be disposed of, the perma?
nent organization perfected, the platform adopted and, if possible, both
Presidential and Vice-Presidential candidates will be selected and ad?
journment taken.
The New Nationalist party, with Theodore Roosevelt for its Presi?
dential candidate, will be launched in this city in August, according to
?he plan of Colonel Roosevelt, who is still willing to make the run if
the people want him The great obstacle to the third party idea is
that only those Roosevelt supporters who realize that his finish means
theirs are willing to make a like sacrifice of their political prospects.
ROOSEVELT HEADQUARTERS DESERTED.
The Roosevelt headquarters are comparatively deserted to-night
and the Roosevelt buttons are retiring into obscurity. Governor Stubbs
o? Kansas is red-eyed with weeping, but he is still the cautious poli?
tician and will not commit himself to support the proposed New
Nationalist party.
Senaior Borah feels that he has come out of a difficult situation
with considerable eclat, although he has come to be regarded by Colonel
Roosevelt with suspicion.
There is one optimist in the Roosevelt crowd. This is George W.
Perkins. Mr. Perkins allows that he is still a long way from the bottom
of his bankroll and that he will contribute generously to the financing
of the New Nationalist party, only just conceived and not to be born
until August, if thereby he can contribute anything to the defeat of
President Taft.
There would be jubilation in the Taft headquarters were it not
that everybody is too busy planning for the great day to-morrow.
Under the circumstances, the Taft managers will devote the coming
twenty-four hours to hard work, but they hope to find a little time.for
jubilation on Sunday. G. G. H.

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