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- , //^V > ' - ^ WEATHER. ^S0^. Member of the Associated Press Partly cloudy today and tomorrow; I A A. A A A . a a A .A a y AjJ ^u^Tf^'i^ubikSt ion of'lufwu'dhl^teta little change in temperature. Mo** credited to it or not otherwise credited in this Temperature tor twenty-two hours M Hr V T ^B ^B ^^7 \ ^B paper anil also the local news published herein, ending 10 p.m. last night: Highest, H L H B/ H H H H H H _\ H H H H .\ H H' AH rights of publication special i it V^ll v /S? Jtvl HVvW4 SD ivvit 7" - - -- . No. 797? No. 27,828. " ^ffn^n. pattcr WASHINGTON, D. C., SUNDAY MORNING, JULY 4, 1920. ? * FIVE CENTS. ________ __ ___ ^ ^ ^ "^B "TM -y ^ SANFR AF OmOGOVERI WITH McAD 16614 PAL Few Scatterir Change Sho Go Into Ei "DARK HORSE" AS FAILS TO A Delegates Split on Fnmnol Uonncc Tin Out Coi Br the Assorts t*d Prow. AUDITORIUM, San Fran< frnitless ballots, the democrat! midnight gave up hopes of selec the first week of its session am day-morning. Repeated attempts to ad jot early part of the night, but as about to become Sunday, the tr convention never works on a S the convention was tired, wor the final motion to adjourn was When the convention stopp Adoo came next with 372^. , PALMER D< Palmer was down to 166j^ The final ballots of the ni ment, but it failed to make mi state, pledged to Palmer, swung in a block for one ballot to sec toward victory, but it failed to A ftnrn^v n#ti#?ral ?VJ vviiviuit No dark horse appeared dui off the honors and the conventi< of somebody to rally about as it It was in a deadlock with n< will be devoted to efforts to fin vention can swing to. The seventeenth and eighteenth at tempts were more or less see-sav performances and kite flying ezpedi tions in which candidate manager tried to find some one upon whom t< center. Dark horse talk centering about i whole paddock of mentioned poesi bilities characterized the renewal o the balloting. After the eighteentl ballot, when no result had been at tained, the convention evidently de Clded it wanted a little relaxation, fo a demonstration started by the Co: people soon became everybody's dem onstration in which a lot of stat standards mixed indiscriminately an< the usual number of scrimmages tool place without very many of the scrim magers knowing what they wer scrimmaging about. Spend Hoar Conferring. The Cox band, which had been kep out of the hall, was in again tonight whanging its monotonous drone something about "Ohio," the words o which were drowned out in the dii when the Cox boomers tried to sini them, The Cox, McAdoo and Palmer force and those hoping to develop a darl horse spent the hours between reoes and reassembling at 8 p.m. tonight i hurried conferences and desperat efforts to line up a compromise ticke Word from Washington that Presides Wilson was pursuing a i'hands off policy added to the confusion of th situation. To every argument advanced fo some dark horse, objections wer heard in opposition. Those oppose* to Cox argued the Ohio governor ha reached the maximum of his strengtl and lost his opportunity when th suspension of the balloting was per mitted for the recess. McAdoo an* Palmer forces were importuned b: each other to find a way to stop hIk Ke Rallying Point Found. Despite the statement of some ad ministration leaders that it cannc , "go to Cox." the Cox fprces pointe out that the dark-horse movemer had found no rallying point, and tha Cox still remained a potential forci which from a small number at th start had taken the lead in the ba! loting and nosed McAdoo out of Art place. MrAdoo Supporters Confer. McAdoo supporters had a confei fence and according to their announci fenent decided to "stand pat" and at tempt to hold all the votes they couli They said no attempt would be mad to coalesce with Palmer people b< cause they felt a breaking of th Palmer block would turn votes I had a conference and announced the also would be willing to go to some body else if the transition resulted I losses to each other. In short, the Cox people were di tarmlned to beat McAdoo, and the M< Adoo people were no less determine to beat Cox. There was talk of tt convention going over to next weel but many of the leaders planning t hold the convention in session throua rfhe night. It necessary, said tbep-wei ANCISCC TER 22 1 irni? if a q am f V/Il J-JL-l TWVj 00at372v2; ,Mers total ig Shifts Only wn as Votes arly Hours. COMPROMISE PPEAR IN RECESS Proposal of Some to til Monday to Wor*k npromise. cisco, July 3.?After twenty-tw c national convention just befoi ting a presidential nominee withi d adjourned until 10 o'clock Mor lrn were defeated throughout tl midnight approached and it w; aditioo that a democratic nation, iunday coupled with the fact tha n and frazzled had its effect an unopposed. ed Cox was leading with 430. Mc )WN TO 166^. ght were full of McAdoo move uch headway. Georgia, his horn over with her twenty-eight vote ; if it would start her native so da so and she swung back tdth -ing the night's balloting to carr >n adjourned just as much in nee : was when it began the balloting ibody in sight to break it. Sunda ding somebody to whom the cot - sure there would be a nominee befo i daylight At 8 o'clock, the hour for the rea a sembling. the leaders and delegates, i 0 usual, were late in arriving. Thouaan of San Francisco people who had tic 1 ets to the convention were deprivi - of seeing the session because of the r f cess. Tickets for today's session hi 4 been taken up for the day and noi - were provided for the night sessio - The result was that a block of gener r admission tickets was issued and t! 1 galleries were packed indiscriminately. Palmer Men Make Drive. _ At 8:17 Chairman Robinson Degi ^ calling for order. Vance McCormic former chairman of the democrat national committee, recalling that e democratic national convention nev sits on Sunday and predicting no not ination before midnight, said * thought the convention would go ov " to Monday. The Palmer forces we '* making a drive to get back some f their lost strength as the conventii a was coming to order. Roll of States Resumed. Th? roll of the states was resumed 8 8:33 o'clock. On the seventeenth bs le lot Alabama started a movement 8 Davis, taking votes from McAdoo. n Arizona threw four to Owen from t e Cox column. N Colorado threw one to Cummings a: ^ two to Glass, bringing them back ir the balloting. Palmer and McAdoo sto 6 the losses. It looked as if the Palm people were calling back "borrowe r delegates. e Cox lost on Illinois; Palmer also lc a one there, which went to Davis. M d Adoo strength there stood. India) h stayed with Cox. So did Iowa. Kans e stuck with McAdoo and Kentucky i - mained unchanged with twenty-three 4 Cox and three to McAdoo. f Louisiana flopped to Cox with h whole twenty votes, giving him (Continued on page 3, column 3.) \ HOW DEi ' IN e lIt Candidate. 1st Mr Adoo 266 Palmer 250 )- Cox 134 (. Smith 1M i. Edwards 42 le Owes 38 l- Marshall >** ? 37 is Davis 33 ;o Meredith , ,o 27 ,o Cla.a Mli ? 'T ,,,, 25 >- ?(? 24 in Gerard 21 Wllllaau 20 e- Hitchcock ,18 s- Clark I td Harriaaa 8 is Colby v 1 k. Hcarat , 1 to Bryan , 1 to Daatela * . 1 lo f > COMVE "UTILE I iddelegates resist attempts force reces! r * Reassembly Finds Cofhbina tion Partly Cemented Agains Cox's Efforts to Gain. BY N. O. MESSENGER. SAN FRANCISCO. July 3.?With I prospect of an early end to the dea< ' lock through which they voted for s hours continuously today, delegates 1 the democratic convention were tire restless and rebelling against effor of McAdoo, Palmer and lesser admli istration forces to compel a recess un' Monday, when the convention rea sembled at 8 o'clock tonight. A r cess had been taken from 5 o'cloc after the sixteenth ballot had show the delegates still hopelessly deai locked. The hour of reassembling found O partial working agreement among tl g McAdoo, Palmer and lesser admini tration forces to try to prevent Ct n from making further gains and, if po 1- sible, demonstrate his nomination be impossible, as that in itself pron ised to be quite a hefty undertakin ie The plan did not go any farther, bi was to be left for developments i guide subsequent action. ' Would Force Recess, it This combination hopes to force J recess until Monday, but the delegat are tired and restless and it is I no means certain it could be accon plisfced. McAdoo and Palmer managers sei around among the delegates reques ing return of votes which were a lowed to "sweeten" Cox when he w; making his trial run and which failt >- to come back after. Cox grot going ! fast. Immediately upon adjournment tl S big- men in all delegations sougl n conferences to try to break the dea( lock which the last ballot had show ' Thomas B. Love, Robert Woolley ar Trade Commissioner Thompson be! gred the Palmer forces to come ov< y to McAdoo. Attorney General Palmi d himself had refused to go to McAdc T and would not be a party to a de. * with either McAdoo or Cox. y Palmer Majority for McAdoo. Of course, the Palmer leaders rea ise they could not control all the re following, and it was assumed thi in case Palmer should be droppt s- out as low man the bulk of the Pain as er followers, such as the Georgia del da gation and others elected in simili k- way, would natdrally go to McAdo ed The opinion among the rank and fi e- of the delegates was found to be th. ad the deadlock had reached proportioi tie warranting President Wilson's interfe n. ing to break it. al It was assumed that Senator Gla he and Secretary Colby were in tel phonic communication with the Whi Hhuse, and a delegation went dow ln to the St. Francis Hotel to urge Coll k to ask the President to indicate / preference and break the deadloc a Indiana, Illinois and New York we er conferring during the recess, the r n suit expected to be manifested up< [le reassembling at 8 o'clock. For tl er period of the recess the most inten re interest is centered upon what mi of be happening in the White House. on Sixth Sees Cox Gain. Up to the beginning of the sixl ballot the voting ran true to prev t ous agreements, the backbone which was to let Cox have a tryovi to the big delegations remaining und camouflage of their favorite son he until Iowa swung 26 votes from Mer dith to Palmer. This was construi n mainly as a cheek to the Cox mov lto ment. When New York came out in tl open on the sixth ballot with 68 fi Cox and 16 for McAdoo the convei |gt tion gave a great shout, taking th c_ action as signal that the bridle wou na be thrown off and the delegat ^ turned loose in other delegation The voting was suspended for fl1 to minutes while the galleries shout< and the delegates in other stat er caucused hurriedly to determine the ^ next ballot. Then when New Jers< (Continued on Page 4. Column 7.) MOCRATIC CA1 SUCCESSIVE I Total gad 3rd 4th 5th Cth 7?h 289 323% 335 357 388% 384 264 251% 254 244 265 2071 159 177 178 181 195 2951 191 02 96 95 98 4 34 32% 31 31 30 2 29 22 32 34 36 35 36 26 34 20 13 14 31% 28% 31 20 20 33 26 26 28 27 25% 27 27 27 27 27 27 26 24 21 20 10 25 - ' r"", 12 11 2 t*?! ! * *? ' * * 1? 5 5 m ? 78878 7 ? 8 ? 1 ) ( * * *1 1 2 1 ! 1 >? ?* h?-* h~?? f** 111 v?si ? ? 1 1 i^?i ? ? hi K >?h immtrn . fc id IM " ' NTION Ti ULLOTS ! at to a BS ????????????? I PRESIDENT ! HIS PRE1 IS !d President Wilson never e: ?? was before the democratic con tary Tumulty last night, foKot >e convention that the President it the White House that the Pre: i- convention since it opened, n The statement which came id "When a report was brouj t- San Francisco that the Preside tr he made the following statemer iT "'This is news to me. I h )0 been in intimate touch with hit a] an opinion to any one with re been his policy to refrain from The President, it was said two'hour recess. During the t i. for an automobile ride. jr .1 i Irnrnm l HERO OF PANAMA. DIES IN LONDON rn ? , * Former Chief Surgeon of re Army Succumbs to Bright's e Bisease. ae se By the Associated Press. ly LONDON, July 4.?Maj. Gen. William C. Gorgas, former surgeon general of the United States Army, died at an early hour this morning. Gen. Gorgas' death was peaceful. of He was unconscious much of the [t time for the last few days, according to the hospital attendants, and was not eveA able to recognize Mrs. Gorg' gas or Brig. Gen. Noble, the only Americans present at the end. Col. Kennedy, medical consultant at the hospital, was in constant waiting on Gen. Gorgas, and every facility 16 was afforded by the British military sr authorities for proper medical attention. is It was stated by Gen. Noble that 1(1 Bright's disease (nephritis) was the 63 immediate cause of death. is. ?e Recovery L?i( In Donbt. jd Virtually from the middle of June es hope was abandoned for the general's ir recovery. He arrived In London from :y New York on May 1, seemingly In (Continued on Page 4, Column 5.) WIDATES FOR VTILE BALLOi Delegates, 1,094; Necessary to Nomii 8th Mil 10th 11th 12th 13 380 380 383 380 375% 36 4 302 257 237 235 201 It 4 315 321% 321 333 404 43 2 1 c* * t r** * >? fl , 30 37 37 35 34 3 12 7 7 7 7 32 33 34 33 31 3 .. . * f* T'" V 27 25 25 25 25 3 18 18 10 10 8 1 , T*' * i i a i l ? *? t*?l ? f M ? 6 5 4 4 4 ? '* *? ^ *j *- ? ? to o-^? Vo-M ? ? IOI ? 9 Ww ? v? e * NM Mt MM Mr' M4 \KES RE IN WHh ivciiuuii oau i i antist.v, avwuiui ting word from San Francisco tl had expressed a preference for o sident had not beep in telephonic from the White House last night jht to Secretary Tumulty's attent nt bad expressed an opinion with it: ad discussed all phases of this cor n during its continuance, and I an ference to a particular candidate taking any stand that might be c , retired about 9:30 o'clock, or sh ifternoon, while the balloting wei FAMOUS SANITARIAN IS DEAD IN LONDC I. MAJ. GEJf. WM. C. GORGAS. TWO HOLES IN GRAYS0I\ LONDON, July 3.?The Americ steamer Grayson, which is agrou at Stroma, a small island . oft t northeast coast of Scotland, lies an exposed position and has ho through Nos. 1 and 2 holds, it ?i stated in shipping circles here tod Prospects of salvaging the strant ship are said to be good. The Grayson is bound from Norf< for Gothenburg. PRESIDENCY rs AT SAN late, 730. (h 14th 15th lflth 17<h 18tl 3% 355% 344% 337 333 336 3% 183 167 164% 170 174 SU 443% 468% 454% 443 458 r*n -n **r *-n *-/* a 54 31 34 36. 38 7 7 tt? r r- ' 19% 33 32 53 57 42 ;5 35 25 25 36 36 7 7 19 20 19 19 ! t~?+ - ( * * r r? fH * ?* t~f! w *-* **-n ? -* * ? " * *- r1 r 4 4 4 4 2 2 -r %?! r?* ? ? *? -?! ?-*c -** **-?i " I mm <1 V*^ ???t . * m *" ! ^ <r??| * " *? ? - J f lf??at ?1 >*< .'"** ' ' * * ' _ii ,.x GOLDEN SILENCE. HAS NEVER I TERENCE, SA] ^pressed an opiniotvin favor of or c.M ? cess um ch cox ( I s EXPRESSED YS TUMULTY ie candidate or another whose name ing to a statement issued by Secrelat rumors were afloat around the ine candidate. It also was said at communication with any one at the said: Jon of rumors being circulated in reference to a particular candidate ivention with the President and had i |rv9iuw uiai lie hu iivi e*pi esaeu for the presidency, it always has onstrued as dictation.'" iortly after the convention took its lit on, he, with Mrs. Wilson, went JWILS0N MAY GIVE VAN SCW D. C. POSIJIS WEEK Reports Say Ex-School Board Head Will Get Commissionership. President Wilson will give Dr. John Van Scbaick, jr., a recess appointment as District Commissioner early this week. This was the belief freely expressed last night by persons in close touch with the White House, and friends of the former president of the board of education. Preparations of Dr. Van Schaick to resign from the school board, it is holiavad o 1 on ana ?J I early appointment as successor to former Commissioner W. Gwynn Gardiner. Dr. Van Schaick, it was learned last night from an authoritative source, has planned to resign from the school board tomorrow, or as soon |nd as Dr. Abram Simon, who was elected t^e president of the body last week, dejn elded to accept the office. Dr. Simon j will return to Washington tomorrow ras -rom Rochester, N. V., and make his ay. decision. Dr. Van Schaick expressed ,ed the opinion last night that Dr. Simon >lk * (Continued on Page 2, Column 3.) FARED FRANCISCO ? IStk 20th 2I?? 22md % 327% 340% 350% 372% % 170% 178 144 106% 468 450% 420% 430 . f . *- * . 37 41 36 35 t ! t * . 36 36 54 52 - M ? ? S 1* 10 7 # " 1 1 * r f ? a a ? - - ? ? m m Ww *-? f 1 ?! T ? T ~m * WSH ?? ?? ' ***~ I? 1L MOly WES T( Dynamite Lunch Blasts One Cow, Fear for Second VEW YORK. July .1 < Special).?All bwawit a careleaa fmployr of the New Jeraey hlgkmy romminloB left a box containing twelve aticks of dynamite -where two heifera belonsinx to Benjamin Hardenty, a fanner of Jutland, X. J., could Ret at them, Hardeaty la minua one heifer and I* anxlounly watrhinR another, fearful that ahe alao will rxplodr. Hardeaty haa filed one claim aRainat the atate highway commiaaton for |1S> for the exploded heifer, and he announced today that if the other heifer bumpa a fence poat or ruba ex-, tra hard aRainat a atnmp, ahe alao will vaniah In fraRtnentn. "You cant blame the cowa," he .explained, ."that .dynamite atutf in pretty taaty." INDEMNITY SPLIT BCTWCIII III ICC ULIVVLLM nLLILu IS NEARDECISIOI Lloyd George Says Germs Treaty Never Will Be "Scrap of Paper." * By the Associated Press. BRUSSELS, July 3.?An agreem? has virtually been reached by t allied premiers in conference h< with regard to the division of G( man reparations on the basis of per cent to France. 22 per cent Great Britain, 10 per cent to Ita 8 per cent to Belgium and 5 per ci to Serbia, it was stated here tod The remaining 3 per cent will be vided among the other allies, eluding Rumania. Portugal and Jap Italy also will receive certain e nomic and financial advantages. This tentative settlement was < clared to have been arrived at in conference of the French, Briti Italian and Belgian delegates. Fall Council to Pass On. The full supreme council has i as yet passed upon the proposed d tribution, and Belgium has not : accepted the decision. But in w informed circles it is considered tl the prospects are bright for a d< nite early settlement on the ba given. Italy, in consideration of i ducing her claim, would get spec consideration in the distribution coal, as well as other economic a yatages. It also is proposed tt Great Britain guarantee Italy's d? to the United States. The supreme council convened full session at 3:30 o'clock to fini with the disarmament question a adopt a method of procedure for t Spa conference. At the close of tl session, the final one of the Brt sels conference, it was announc that the first compact of the enter premiers with the German delegal at Spa for the execution of the trea of Versailles will take place on Mo day, as scheduled, at the Villa Fri neuse at 11 a.m. Delacroix Will Preside. Premier Delacroix of Belgium w preside. The order of business h not been disclosed, but the sessio probably' will be opened with t presentation by the allied delegat of a list of the clauses of the trea that Germany has not fulfilled. T discussion is expected to begin wi the Germans' explanation of th< failure to meet their obligations. The conference adjourned withe finally deciding on the proportioi shares of the reparations. It is und< stood that the conference will co tinue informally. Lloyd George Sets Rule. Premier Lloyd George, talking representatives of the Belgian pri this evening, said the Germans Spa would not be allowed to disci the merits of the treaty of Versaill but simply the means of its exec tion. He declared the Versailles tree "would never be regarded as a scr of paper" Word was received today that t German delegation to the Spa c? ference would cross the frontier 1 o'clock Sunday afternoon, reachi Spa at 3 p.m. Would Compromise Demands. PARIS, July 3.?Premier Llo George of Great Britain favors compromise of the financial deman made of Italy and other allies at t Brussels conference of the suprei llla<l A/Minci 1 flPOApHinr to tho UV de Paris. It Is said he favors an agr? ment giving France 52 per cent of t sum due from Germany in indemi ties, and holds Great Britain shov receive 22 per cent. Of the balan he would give Italy 10 per cent, Bi glum 7, Jugoslavia 6, Rumania foi fifths of 1 per cent and Portugal a Japan the remainder for division t tween them. The Matin declares the understan lag among the allies remains coi glete, and that they still adhere he plan adopted at the Boulogne co Sconce by which Germany would WRed upon to pay >,000,0000,0 Snacks in gold and annuities to Heteonlned later. Under this pli Germany would receive immediate a (Continued on Paged. Column 3^ - -"Nni DAY ) FROM 26 DEAD, 130 HURT IN TRAIN CRASHES ON TWO RAILROAD! Fatal Wrecks Occur Nea South Pittston, Pa., and Arnold, Iowa. i LIGHTNING FELLS POLE I ~ IN PATH OF EXPRES! j Western Train Crashes Throng ? Bridge Over Bloody Creek. Some Injured May Die. SCR ANTON*, Pa., July 3.?In a col lision between three cars on the Lack awanna and Wyoming Valley rail road, near South Pittston station, a T:30 o'clock tonight, eighteen peopl are reported killed and 100 injure* a The accident occurred when lightnin U struck a telegraph pole along th line of. the track and caused it t fall over on the tracks in front of car bound for Scran ton. A moment later a limited ca IP crashed into the rear of the one tha struck the pole, and a third car tele scoped the second. All three cat were piled in a heap. Many of those killed and injured ha attended the annual games of the Calt donian clubs of Scranton and Pittato at Valley View Park this afternoM Most of the injured have been taken' ( !nt the state hospital at Pittston. he Whole Train Goeo Down. ' !re HUMBOLDT, Iowa, July 3.?Eigl sr" persons were killed and thirty injure* twelve seriously, when Minneapolis an to St. Lou is northbound train No. 1 wea ly into Bloody creek, a half mile north e ? Arnold, Iowa, this afternoon. Five C ay. ^1 the dead are unidentified. The trai jn_ runs between Des Moines and St. Pan an Details Are Larking. coJ MINNEAPOLIS, July 3.?Reports t the offices of the Minneapolis and S je_ Louis railroad here said five person - were killed this nfternnon in a wr*r. gjj, of passsenger train No. 1 on that roat near Humboldt, Iowa. Details ww lacking:. Is- FIND $100,000 SHORTAGE pet ell Confidential Clerk of National Citj lot Company Now Held. sis NEW YORK. July 3.?Followin; re- the discovery of shortages totaling ial $100,000 in the accounts of the Na of tional City Company, John H. Grass Ld- man was arrested here today. He i tat held on a specific charge of stealing sbt two $1,000 bonds deposited in th< bank where he is employed as a eon in fidential clerk. After arraignment il sh the Yorkville court he was releasw nd on $11,500 bail. I16 Grassman is alleged to have usei 1IS the bonds as collateral for a !S" loan which he obtained some month ed ago from a local brokerage bouse, ite i ;teys JUSSERANDS GO HOME. Take "First Seal Vacation" Slnoe War Began. NEW TORK, July 3.?J. J. Juase ill rand. French ambassador to th< as United States, and Mrs. Jusserand ns sailed today on the steamship La he Savoie for France where the diplo* es mat and his wife plan to spend what they say is their "first real vacation" ? since the war began in 1914. ' Miss Louise B. Wood, daughter Ol r Mrj. Gen. Leonard Wood, was also ut aboard the La Savoie. She is going to )al France to help Miss Anne Morgan , with war reconstruction work. " BOMB BLOWS UP THEATER t0 150 Persons Buried in Bains ini ;ss Bulgarian Town. at BERLIN, July 3.?Newspapers ftp* 168 day publish a dispatch from Sofia eS| saying that the Odeon Theater at ' Phillipopolis, Bulgaria, was blown pp ap by a bomb and that about 150 bofilnfi were buried under the debris. ' ?- INDICTS 23 FOR MURDER., a* , ng WILLIAMSON, W. Va.. Juljr U, Seven indictments, charging; murder in each case, were returned against "Sid" Hatfleld, chief of police, at J"1 Matewan, W. Vs., and twenty-two a other persons, today by the apodal ids grand jury investigating the battle between authorities and citixens of ne Matewan and Bajdwin-Pelts detecho tlves May 19, in which seven of the :e- latter, the mayor, a miner and a boy he were lolled, li- ild ^ No Reguar ned Star Tomorrow. In order to conserve paper d* The Star will not Issue a res*to lar edition on Monday, July I, n. which Is a national holiday, be If the democratic national ~ 00 convention nominates a canbe didate for President before . 11 pjn. an extra will be issued.