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tion" policy decided on by the
Roosevelt delegates at their mass
meeting this morning.
There's a good deal of talk of
j. Roosevelt holding his delegates
v over until Monday or Tuesday,
holding several moss meetings
and electing temporary and per-
i manent officers of the "Progres-
g sive National Party."
, The Progressive National Par-
1 ty is the Roosevelt name for what
w " the Taft men call "The Sick Bull
x Moose Party."
f, CoL Harry S. .New dug up a
vice presidency boom for' Con--
gressman SamueJ H. McCall, of
Mass., late this afternoon.
I New says McCall could be
f ndminated in a minute, but that
the Taft leaders want a western
Where are the Taft leaders go
ingjo get a -western man, unless
out of that Guggenheim-Angel
Archie Stevenson-Tom Devme
ridden state of Colorado?
,. .The credentials committee ap
parently went to sleep after Tom
Devine desired to fight McCor
mick. Anyway, they kept the
whole convention hung up
Not that the convention seem
ed to mind much. The delegates
visited each other and some of
the pretty girls and women in the
galleries came down to the floor
to chat with them.
The Washington Roosevelt
delegates who weren't seated to
day blew out with uew badges,
reading steam-rohed but still for
Gov. Hadley called on Roose
yelt today. When he left the
room he was besieged by Roose-
velt men who wanted to know
how he stood about the new
"I shall remain in the conven
tion, and whether I shall join any
party other than the Republican,
party is a question," said Hadley.
Nelson McDowell, Massachu
setts Roosevelt man, says he's go
ing to circulate pledges all over
the country, reading: "We dedi
cate ourselves to progressive
principles as advocated and main
tained by Theodore Roosevelt,
the, next president of the United
Missouri delegation says Pusay
Foot Murray Crane called on
Governor Hadley today and of
fered him the vice presidency, and
that Hadley refused.
Man in rear gallery dropped
big oil cloth sign, on which was
printed in big black and red let
ters : "What Senator Root said
of Penrose and his followers:
"They are an aggregation of crim
inals masquerading under the
name of Republicans."
There was a wild uproar
throughout the hall immediate
ly. Root was chatting with lead
ers on the platform. He looked up
and colored. The chief pi police
gave a sharp order. The gentle
man in the rear gallery was flung
out, mostly on hisrneck.
Boss Flinn, of Pennsylvania,
jumped to his feet, and protested
against the action of the police.
A girl on the platform began
singing: "My Country, 'Tis of
Thee." Flinn was forgotten and
everyone began sinking.