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ed each other in the hotel lobby.
They had not planned to meet in
such a public place. Reporters and
delegates swarmed about them.
.What would they say, what could
"Trapped!" exclaimed the presi
dent "Trapped!" muttered Speaker
"Trapped!" breathed the "angel
Then suddenly each was struck
with an idea. There were three exits
from the lobby. But in order to
avoid an awkward situation each
man had to leave without crossing
the path of either of the others.
The crowd by this time had
blocked the way in such a manner
that it was only possible for the pres
ident to escape quickly through exit
A, Clark through exit B and Bryan
through exit- C.
In a flash the three great minds
solved the problem. All escaped and
not one o ftheir paths crossed!
"Stung!" groaned the reporters.
The greatest political story of the
convention had been lost.
Can you mark out the routes the
three men took to escape by the
proper exits without their paths
The answer will be printed in to
morrow's Day Book.
YELLOW HATS AND PARASOLS
IN STILL PARADE
The photo shows the official uni
form of suffragists who will take part
in "walkless parade" today, calculat
ed to induce delegates to the Demo
cratic convention at St, Louis to put
a suffrage plank in the Democratic
There will be two miles of women,
who will stand silent for two hours.
The line will extend from the Jeffer
son hotel, headquarters of the dele
gates, to the Coliseum, where the
delegates will hold sessions.
There will be stools along the line j
so women who become tired may
The women will wear yellow hats
and carry yellow parasols.
LOOKING BACK FOUR YEARS
The first day of the 1912 Demo
cratic convention, Wm. J. Bryan
duplicated Roosevelt's Chicago fight
by seeking to oust Alton B. Parker as
temporary chairman. His candidate,
John W. Kern, quit after requesting
Parker to do the same. Bryan enter
' h i'p Md himself and was beaten,
579 to 510.