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OUR PRECISE ARTIST,
"Moved by the spirit''
Did you ever hear this: "Every
time I plan to go to your house
something happens n
"My new ball gown is perfectly
Joyely and all that, but I hayen't
my heart 4n it."
"Oh, you wouldn't dare wear it
as low as that, would you?''
HOW IT ALL ENDED.
The G, O. P. mess ended up
just as prophesied by The Dayj
William Howard Taft was re
nominated by the regular conven-
tion by a majority of 21 votes
Theodore Roosevelt was of
fered and accepted the nomina
tion by his own delegates, calling?
themselves the Progressive party
There was a near riot when
Taftwas renominated, 344 Roos&
velt delegates refused to vote.
Little Elihu Root lost his tem
per about it. He demanded that;
the clerk call the delegates' alter
nates. Fosdick of Mass. went white
with rage when his alternate was
called. Root was just as mad, but
through it all the steam-roller
steam-rolled blithely on.
, James S. Sherman was renom
inated for the vice-presidency by,
the regulars. .
After the nominating was over
the regulars adopted a platform
so reactipnary it must have
brought joy to the heart of every
stand-pat tory in the land.
Gov. Hiram Johnson was in the
chair at the Roosevelt meeting in
Roosevelt accepted the nomina
tion of the new party only tem
porarily. He said the delegates must re
turn home, sound the sentiments
of their constituents and return
for a mass convention to be held
sometime in August.
The plape for the mass conven