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state ticket next fall.
Hearst attacked Wilson more
viciously than any man in public
life has been attacked in many
He libelled him, and he slan
, dered him, and he spread his
printed lies and slanders broad
cast through the convention hall
by means of the New York Jour
nal and American.
Now Hearst is eating his
words. After all he has said of
Woodrow Wilson, he says today
he'll support him.
But it is noticeable at the same
time, that Hearst has developed
a sudden and acute interest in
Roosevelt's third party.
Roger Sullivan, of Illinois, was
the wisest of the Old Guard.
From the first Sullivan tried to
get Murphy to back up Wilson.
"The people want a progres
sive," Sullivan told the Tammany
leader. "Better give them one or
we may find ourselves in the pol
itical garbage can."
Murphy wouldn't listen. Sul
livan and he came near quarrel
ing openly about it.
Taggart, of Indiana, had his
ear to the ground, too. He
wouldn't swing his votes when
M urphy gave the word.
The old triumvirate of bosses
wasn't in very good working con
'dition this year.
In the end, Sullivan swung his
48 Illinois votes to Wilson, and
Taggart climbed down off the
fence on the Wilson side.
The machine was busted higher
than a kite.
Bryan? Bryan was the hap
piest man in the United States ten
day. He had won a progressive
victory, and he had shown .the
people he did not fight for selfish
It was Bryan and the young
men who won the fight. A. M.
Palmer, Pa.; Bob Henry, Tex.;
Luke Lea, Tenn.; Gore, Okla.,
and Hughes, of N. J., the Wil
son leaders, all are young men.
The machine thought it had the
young men beaten a half a hun
dred times, but each time the
Wilson leaders just smiled and
went on fighting. .
Sea Girt, N. J. Telegrams by
the thousands and visitors by the
hundred are pouring in on Wood
row Wilson at the "little White
When told of the nomination
of Gov. .Marshall for vice pres
ident, Wilson said:
"Governor Marshall bears the
highest reputation both as an
executive and a Democrat. I am
honored in'having him run with'
me. He is, I am happy to say, a
valued personal friend as well as a
Wilson has expressed little jub
ilation over his nomination. "I
feel too solemn," he says.
Indianapolis. Gov. Marshall
was called out of bed by a news
paper man to hear of his nomina
tion for vice president.
Before Marshall could express
his sentiment, the phone rang.
Mrs. Marshall answered it.
"Tom," she called, "they have
just made it unanimous."
WelL I declare, said the nom-
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