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NEW DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEE NAMED Election of Chairman Delay ed Until After Notification of Davis. Bv the Associate! Trese. NEW YORK. July ll.—Following the suggestion of John W. Davis, the new national committee at a per functory first session yesterday ap proved a motion to postpone organi zation and tlie selection of a new chairman until after the Davis- noti fication ceremonies at Clarksburg. Va., probably in about three weeks. Woman members of the national committee, meeting separately, form ally demanded through a resolution by Miss Klizabeth Marbury. national committeewoman from New York, that women have equal representa tion on the important resolutions committee in future conventions. The meeting also approved a resolution lauding the work of Mrs. Emily Newell Blair of Missouri, vice Chairman of the national committee. No recommenda tion for a successor for Mrs. Blair was made. Women Clash in Debate. The two-hour session of the woman members, presided over by Miss Caroline Ruutz-Rees of Connecticut, was marked by several parliamentary tangles and flashes of colortul de bate on a resolution, also presented by Miss Marbury, limiting the au thority of the woman vice chairman in the matter of appointments and plans for the convention. That then: were deep-seated differences between members of the committee was denied by all. Friends of Chairman Hull of the national committee made a formal presentation of a set of cuff link studs, in recognition of his services at the Democratic helm. Committee man Norman E. Mack of New York presented the gift in behalf of the entire committee. "Cordell Hull stands higher with the members of the national commit tee and the Democrats of the nation than any man I have known in rny service of twenty-four years on the national committee." Mr Mack said. “Every one is going away delighted with his management of the conven tion.” Snansnn Adds Praise. Senator Swanson of Virginia, on behalf of senatorial friends, described Mr. Hull as "one of the most efficient and unselfish public servants" he knew. Following are the names of the of the new Democratic national com mittee members officially recorded after the initial meeting of the com mittee; Alabama—Walter Moore and Mrs. Charles J. Sharp. Arizona—W. 1.. Barnum and Airs. Theodore Marsh, Arkansas—Vincent H Miles and Mrs. James I). Hood. California —Isidore B. Bockweiler and Mrs. Charles L. Donohoe. Colorado—John T. Barnett and Mrs Gertrude (5. Lee. Connecti cut —Homer Cummings and Miss Car oline Ruutz-Rees. Delaware—An drew C. Cray and Mrs. John K. Eck ridgo. Florida —-J. T. C. Crawford and Mrs. Lois K. Hayes. Georgia— John S Cohen and Mrs. Edgar Alexan der. Idaho—Robert H. Elder and Mrs. Teresa H. Graham. Illinois—George E. Brennan and Mrs. Kellogg Fairbank. Indiana —-Charles A. Greathouse and Mrs. Bessie L. Kiggs. lowa—Clyde I, Herring and Mrs. Madge O'Neill. Kansas—Samuel D. Anidon and Mrs. Florence O. Farley. Kentucky—Urey Woodson and Mrs. J. G. Cantrili. Louisiana—Lee Emmett Thomas and Genevieve Clark Thomson. Maine— D. J. McGillicuddy and Mrs. William R. Pattangall. Maryland—John Wal ter Smith and Airs. S. Johnson Poe. Massachusetttes—Edward W. Quinn and Mrs. Nellie AI. Sullivan. Alichigan —William A. Comstock and Etta G. Boltwood. Minnesota—Joseph Wolf and Miss Jessie Scott. Mississippi— Henry Minor and Airs. Daisy Alc- Igiurin Stevens. Alissouri—W. T, Kempor and Mrs. Emily Newell Blair. Montana—J. Bruce Kremer and Mrs. J. S. M. Neill. Nebraska—Arthur F. Mullen and Mrs. Jennie Callfas. Ne vada—Samuel H. Pickett and Airs. Frances Friedhoff. New Hampshire— Robert C. Murcbie and Mrs. Dorothy B. Jackson. New Jersey—Frank Hague and Mrs. James J. Billington. New Mexico—Arthur Seligman and Jen nie Martin Kirby. New York—Norman E. Mack and Miss Elisabeth Alarbury. North Carolina —F. M. Simmons and Miss Mary O. Graham. North Da kota—R. B. Murphy and Mrs. Esther S. Johnson. Ohio —E. H. Moore and Airs. Bernice Pyke. Oklahoma— Scott Ferris and Mrs. D. A. McDougall. Oregon—Will R. King and Mrs. Irene E. Stuart. Pennsylvania—Joseph F. Guffey and Mrs. Lillian D. Borgay. Rhode Island —Patrick H. Quinn and Mrs. Jane A. Newton. South Carolina —John Gary Evans and Mrs. Leroy Springs. South Dakota —W. W. Howes and Airs. H. C. Snodgrass. Tennessee—Cordell Hull and Mrs. Benton AlcAlillin. 113 2 5 F STREET Semi-Annual Clearance || We offer below two 11 suggestions from our I e specially priced groups | j| $ 1 Union Ingrain Glos || (Fibre Silk) 1 i Suits Hose || 79c 55c I (3 for $2.25) (6 for $3.00) 11 Our Store Is Open 11 „ Saturdays Until 2 P.M. 11 I /3rosn©rK I ( 325 F STREET |i — house of Kuppenheimer good clothes @ I Texas—Thomas B. and Airs. J. T. Bloodworth. Utah—James H. Moyle and Mrs. Weston Vernon. Ver mont —Frank H. Duffy and Miss Alice I)! Sullivan. Virginia—Carter Glass and Mrs. Beverly B. Mumford. Wash ington—George F. Christenson and Mrs. E. D. Christian. West Virginia —Charles W. Coonton and Mrs. Rose McGraw de Berris. Wisconsin—Mar tin L. Lucok and Mrs. Gertrude Bow ler. Wyoming—Patrick J. Quealy and Airs. Elsie C. Hawley. Alaska — T. J. Donohoe and Mrs. John W. Troy. District of Columbia —John F. Costello and Mrs. J. Borden Harri man. Hawaii—John H. Wilson and Mrs. L. L. McCandless. Philippine Islands —Robert W. Manley and Grace M. Westerhouse. Porto Rico— Henry W. Dooley and Mrs. Isabeh Locke Horton. Canal Zone—Frank T. Hamlin and Airs. K. E. Keans. DAVIS TACKLEsIoB OF PICKING MAN TO MANAGE CAMPAIGN (Continued from First Page.) ions, the forty-five of the Empire state will be vital and, next to New York, much attention must be de voted to Ohio, Illinois and Indiana. The fact that Mr. Davis has indi cated that shortly he will select a temporary residence, making him ac cessible. is taken to corroborate the opinion that New York state will be the main battleground. There is much speculation as to the future political career of Gov. Smith, who indorsed the national ticket in a speech before the convention. Asked w heather he would run tor gov ernor again In the fall, he expressed a preference to return to private business. There are suggestions that he has- senatorial ambitions for ISC'S Airs, Wilson's Message. In the flood of telegrams which four stenographers at the Polk home sorted was one from Mrs. Woodrow ilson, expressing the conviction that in the Democratic presidential nominee "the things Mr. Wilson fought for will have a worthy champion.” "Heartfelt congratulations to you and the party." the telegram began, and “congratulations to Mrs. Davis." it concluded. Air. Davis promptly dispatched to Mrs. Wilson at Washington this message: "Your message was most gratifying and touched me deeply. Permit me ; to convey to you my very warm and heartfelt thanks for your congratu- I latfons on my nomination. "1 sincerely hope that I may be worthy of the confidence you express i and that the great principles and pur | poses for which Mr. Wilson so val iantly fought may further triumph at the coming election. Airs. Davis joins me in thanks for your message.” Replies to MeAdoo. In reply to the brief "Please accept my congratulations on your nomina tion," conveyed from AVilliam Gibbs AlcAdoo to Mr. Davis Wednesday night, the nominee today sent Mr. AlcAdoo this telegram: Thanks for your message of con gratulations. I have profound con fidence in the ultimate success of lib eralism and democracy.” A "bodyguard extraordinary" was ! attached to Mr. Davis in the person of J. AI. "Big Bill” Nye, who was New York City's official escort for European notables visiting here dur ing and since the world war. This gives the nominee three henchmen, a captain of the bomb squad and a police detective having been assigned as his bodyguard by Police. Commis sioner Enright. Classed as Baptist, Although he is not a member of any church. Gov. Charles W. Bryan, vice presidential nominee of the Demo cratic party, wishes to be classed as a Baptist, he said last night when questoined as to his religious affilia tions. Airs. Bryan ana tne governor's children are members of the First Baptist Church of Lincoln. Neb., and Gov. Bryan attends this church reg ularly with them, he said. Gov. Bryan’s parents were Baptists and the governor was brought up in that religion, although he has never formally affiliated with any church. The vice presidential nominee is a believer in Christianity and a be liever in what the church stands for, he said, but he is not a modernist. LINCOLN TO GREET BRYAN. Home Town Plans Big Non-Parti san Welcome for Nominee. By (lie Associated Press, LINCOLN. Nebr., July 11,—Lincoln, already busy with preparations for THE EVENING STAR, WASHINGTON. D. C„ FRIDAY, JULY 11, 1924. Convention Deadlock Blamed On Determination of Women Enthusiasm and Will to Nominate Own Favorites Delayed End Several Days—Ahvays at Sessions. Special Dispatch to The Star. NEW YORK, July 11. —Women of the country may point with pride to the Democratic convention of 1924. It was the first time in the history of any major party that their power was felt. And their power was felt a week longer than it should have been. It is generally conceded that the women burst upon the political horizon when, through their enthusiasm and In domitable determination to nominate their own particular candidates, they delayed the ending of the conclave for days. The 150 woman delegates were not enough to prevent nomination. They were not massed in favor of any can didate. but they always came to the meeting with the courage of cru saders. believing they stood for a cause, not a man-, and ready to fight till doomsday. Not even the fact that they were away from home at the height of the preserving season swayed their do or-die spirit, and visions of ripening currants never inspired any idea of compromise. Beyond this victory, negative, but unmistakable, the women secured lit tle but nominal honors during the past convention. Alias Mae Kennedy of New York City was made vice chairman of the convention. But greeting Gen. Charles G. Dawes, Re publican vice presidential nominee, scheduled to open his campaign here this fall, is concentrating on welcom ing another man from home who has been honored by his political party— Gov. Charles W. Bryan, chosen for second place on the Democratic na tional ticket. It is to be a double barreled celebration, with the first barrel for the governor, who is ex pected here Sunday. The greeting for Gov. Bryan upon his arrival from New York will he of a non-partisan nature, it is planned. State and municipal officials, civic and political clubs ancl friends of the Bryan family are expected to join. Lieut Gov. Johnson, a Republican, who has been acting governor since Air. Bryan left three weeks ago, is expected to take an active part. In a telegram to Gov. Bryan J. Cass Cornell, president of the cham ber of commerce, told him a royal welcome awaited him, adding that it now seemed certain that a Lincoln man will occupy the office of Vice President for the four years after March 4 next, as Gen. Dawes began his professional career here and lived here seven years. Friends of the governor predicted that he will not resign as governor soon, if at all. He is finishing his first term, and is the T democratic nominee in the fall elections. To quit as governor would put Lieut. Gov. Johnson in office until then. As a candidate for re-election, how ever, his friends assume .Mr. Bryan will withdraw, as Nebraska statutes provide that no one can appear on the ballot for two offices. Eggs Hatch on Thread, The leaf fish, an inhabitant of the quiet bays and inlets of the Amazon, may be considered the? most curious of fishes, says Nature Magazine. The eggs hatch in three days when the water is kept at a temperature of zu degrees centlgrad. Normally the young hatched fish are suspended by threads from the under side of the leaves. Had Not Forgotten. ifrom the Boston CJlobe. Binks—Have you forgotten that money you borrowed of men last year to go on your vacation with? Jinks—'Jo. old chap! I should really take a vacation right now to get such things off my mind. “If it’s Hardware, tve have it ” ALCAZAR Kerosene Gas Cook YOU can have a comfortable kitchen on hot Summer days with this cleanly, eco nomical stove. Large Roomy High Shelf Convenient End Shelf Patented Brass Burners Square Top Grates Glass Oil Tank Removable Burner Tray The Alcazar automatically generates a gas from common kerosene oil and mixes it with hundreds of times its volume of air. 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Miller made a powerful antl-Klan speech, one of the most effective In an ever ning of heartfelt oratory. She work ed hard to secure the passage of the plank naming the Klan and for Gov, Smith, whose candidacy she seconded. In an unofficial way Mrs. Genevieve Clark Thompson, daughter of the late Champ Clark, was most active, never l easing in her bitter fight against the faction which helped defeat her father in 1912. Mrs. Izetta Jewell Brown of West Virginia seconded the nomination of Davis for the second time and did valuable work for him. Mrs. Emily Nevell Blair, vice chair man of the national committee, did her hit when she crashed Into the Sunday backroom conferences on a possible candidate, demanding that a woman's opinion be lieard. Women were there. They voted persistently and interestedly. They did not always do as they were told. It was their first school of politics, and the coming campaign will be the test of their learning. Harper Selected Davis and Bryan Three Months Ago Davis and Bryan—the Demo cratic national ticket—was the ■Se lection of one of the District’s most prominent Democrats three months ago. Furthermore, he se lected John W. Davis of West Vir ginia as the presidential candi date and Charles W. Bryan, Ne braska governor, as the vice pres idential candidate. Robert N. Harper, chairman of the inaugural committee, when Woodrow Wil son was the successful contender for the presidency, is the man. He has been an ardent supporter of Davis for a long time. Mr. Harper in discussing the matter with a reporter of The Star in April of this year, urged that Davis be nominated and that Gov. Bryan be chosen as his running mate. Not unnaturally Air. Harper today is well pleased with the ticket. He is taking an active part in the establishment of a "Davis for President” club here. ——— • The smallest plant seeds are those of the common fern. They are more properly known as spores, and thou sands of them can be got into a space no larger than a pin's head. ********************* * * * r" * i * J You’U Appreciate The Star * More Than Ever — + During these months—when big, important events in the life of m. Washington—the Nation—and the world are taking place —for jLf its conservatism, which holds close to the facts—and for its enterprise, which covers every side and every angle of every engrossing question. k j By Associated Press—and a big staff of special correspond ents located in every news center of the world Star readers are insured first news —and impartial and unbiased interpret a- n tion of passing events. To read it in The Star is to know it is a reliable sact —and to read The Star is to be sure of keeping ; in touch with the progressing times. r' Take advantage of The Star Carrier Service —and have Iff )t IBbening —l% gun&cy gtm 3 delivered regularly—direct to your home. )f 7 issues a week —60c a month Phone Main 5000—Circulation Department * * * ' 1 ' * * ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ COX GETS CREDIT AS PEACEMAKER Ohio Governor, Titular Head of Democrats, Assumed Leadership at Right Time. STOPS SECOND DEADLOCK Succeeded in Uniting Warring Fac tions When It Appeared to Be Hopeless. BY ROBERT T. SMALL. NEW YORK, July 11.—When the Inside history of the record-breaking Democratic national convention of 1924 comes to be written, the part played behind the scenes in the final deliberations by former Gov. James AI. Cox will form perhaps the most interesting and Important chapter. Gov. Cox arrived in New York at a psychological moment and in his suite of rooms on the twelfth floor of the Waldorf were held a series of conferences which concentrated the thought of the distraught leaders on the one man the candidate of 1920 considered as the outstanding figure In the democracy today. Gov. Cox arrived at the beginning of the third week of the convention when affairs seemed all but hopelsss for the party of which he regarded himself as the titular head until a new standard bearer could be named. The so-called leaders in the con vention were pulling first one way and then the other. Every move made by one of them was suspected by the others. Every suggestion of a possible course of action was re garded with suspicion. It was feared there was some selfish motive back of it. Then. too. each leader had a favorite dark horse of his own and felt that if there was to be an ebony equine chosen his man should un questionably be the selection. Feared Second Deadlock. When Gov. Cox arrived there were sjgns that both Mr. MeAdoo and Gov. Smith were becoming convinced at last that neither of them had a pos sible chance for the nomination. There also were signs that when the two leaders quit there would he an other deadlock among the warring factions. Having withdrawn from the race himself, having only the good of the party in mind. Gov. Cox consented to come to New York. He had re ceived scores of telegrams while he was in Ohio urging him to lend his assistance to the drifting democracy. After his arrival here he received literally thousands of additional mes sages. Happily Gov. Cox found him self in a position to "talk turkey” to all the leaders. He knew them all, had been associated with them in campaign and conference. He had no axes to grind, no selfish in terests to serve. Gov. Cox did not hesitate to talk with George Brennan of Illinois, with Joe Guffey of Pennsylvania. Tom Taggart of Indiana, Norman Mack of New York, with the warring ele ments in his own home state delega- tlon of Ohio. Gov, Cox knew the con vention was looking to some sign from this group, The unbossed dele gates had been crying for a leader, for a Moses to take them out of the wilderness of factional fighting and growing Indecision. Leaders Failed to Lead. But neither Taggart nor Brennan nor Guffey apparently had been able to deliver their delegations to any body. the Illinois delegation was split seven different ways. This was on one of the late ballots, too. These leaders* promised Mr. Cox, however, according to the story gen erally In circulation today, that if “the others” could agree on the proper man they would see that at the proper time the full delegation strength was polled for him. There was a wide canvass of the field of available candidates. Senator Glass, Senator Underwood and John W. I>avis finally made up the field as the con ferences proceeded. Gov. Cox let it be known that he thought Mr. Davis the most available man of the trio, the strongest campaigner and most likely to catch the imagination of the people. Senator Carter Glass had many friends in the conference, it was with great reluctance that these friends final ly turned away from him. But there was general agreement in the end that Mr. Davis would be the easiest to name. Await MeA (loo's Move. This decision was reached along about 5 o’clock last Tuesday morning. Then came the waiting for the Inevi table release of delegates by Mr. Me- Adoo. The conferees had made no effort to Influence the Californian one way or the other. They simply took It for granted that eventually he must step aside. When he did so the end was in sight. There was no wild stam pede to Davis on the first following bal lot. There was no forcing, no coercion, but the Davis stream steadily swelled as the leaders fed in their strength. In comment today upon the work of Gov. Cox the New York World edi torially says. “For the successful outcome of the convention a good part of the credit is due to Gov. Cox. He came on the scene when the deadlock seemed most hopeless and leadership was at a dis count. He knew what he wanted. He knew what was needed to be done. He had the conviction to Insist. And in the outcome his purpose was accom plished.” (Copyright, 1024.) Sails to See Mother. 109. From the Philadelphia Inquirer. “Tom” Brennan, at the age of eight-five years, when most men are tired and retired, has left for Ireland to visit his mother, 109 years old, who is too busy to come over and visit her "young** son. who is an active accessory salesman. One of the infant salesmen was con templating a visit to his mother. "Tom” spoke up and said he had not seen his mother for twenty years. "What, your mother still living, "Tom’?” asked his employer. "Sure; hale and hearty at 109,” Tom" replied. "You're going to see her,'* com manded his boss. "You can get ready at once.” So Brennan is off to dear old Dub lin. near where his mother lives, to spend some time with her, and return late in August or September, as suits his whim. STUDE6AKER Just Drive It; That's All FARMER-LABORITES CUTUUILETTE Executive Committee Turns Over Its Organization to “Left Wing” Leaders. INDORSE FOSTER-GITLOW Candidates Nominated at St. Paul Convention Replaced by Work ers’ Party Nominees. By the Associated Press. CHICAGO, uly 11.—Senator Rob ert M. Ha Follette, indorsed for Pres ident last week at the conference for progressive political action, will not receive the support of the National Farmer-Labor party, which held its convention recently at St. Paul, it was announced yesterday by the executive committee of the party. The executive committee consented to the withdrawal of Duncan McDon ald of Illinois and William Bouck of Washington State, its candidates for President and Vice President, re spectively, and indorsed the can didacy of William Z. Foster and Ben jamin Gitlow of New York, who have been entered as the candidates of the Workers’ Party of America. The national executive committee of the National Farmer-Labor party in a statement said that the conference for progressive political action at Cleve land "had surrendered to La Follette, betrayed the farmer-labor masses into the hands of merchants, manu facturers, bankers and rich farmers We Are Offering For Sale Some of the Best Houses in Washington, D. C. Considering Location, Price, Construction, Terms Several Sold Before Completion Drive Out Connecticut Avenue to Porter Street, Then West to 34th Street Houses Open Daily to 9 P.M. WM. H. SAUNDERS CO., Inc. 1433 K St. N.W. Realtors Main 1016-7 and thus destroyed the only chance for a united front in the coming pres idential election.” Claim Labor Betrayed. "The betrayal at Cleveland makes Impossible any united front Farmer- Labor campaign." said the statement. It delivers into the hands of La Fol lette and the propertied middle classes, whom he represents, large sections of labor, rt shows the com plete surrender of the labor bureauc racy and the bankrupt Socialist poli ticians which dominate the C. P. P. A.. La Follette and La Folletteisni 1 he united front in the coming cam lerfi^ore. becomes impossible.” roster and Gitlow were nominated for President and Vice President at a « rnf l e *' n,? the national conference of the Workers' parly, attended by delegates from cities throughout the country. The conference was fol lowed by a mass meeting of mem ‘>f*rs of the Workers* party, vvher*- the decision of the conference was announced. Cheering followed the an nouncenrent, which was made by L. But he n berg, executive secretarv of the Workers’ party. Denounces “White Collars." Ruthenberg, addressing the mass meeting, deplored what he termed a lack of interest in the working classes. The platform adopted at the Cleveland meeting was not for the workers and majority of farmers, he said, but for the small industries, the professional class and well-to-do farmers. Every mention of communism brought cheers from the audience, which filled the hall. The program of the Workers’ party as announced, is to run candidates nationally and locally. A campaign to raise $50,000 to carry on the campaign is to be started. Foster headed the unsuccessful steel strike in 1910 and since that time has actively opposed many of the policies of Samuel Gompers and other leaders of the American Fed eration of Labor. Poster and Ruthenberg were in dicted in Michigan for violation of the anti-syndicalism law in connec tion with the holding of a commu nistic meeting in the sand hills near Lake Michigan. Recently Foster has headed the Trade Union Educational League, a communist organization. Gitlow in 1919 was sentenced to ten years’ imprisonment in connec tion with communistic activities and served three years. He is now out I on bond pending appeal.