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Democratic Leaders Already in Baltimore
Conference of Roosevelt
Backers to Lay Plan
of Action.
Cummins Will Get Acces
sions Early in Roll
v Call.
Texas Congressman Wants
Progressive for Tem
porary Chairman.
Speaker Sends Conciliatory
Telegram to Irate
EXPECTBREAK-UP I wito tuf nrwnrPATQ at rai timhri:
. . ,
(few Sjs$tfU'. -tfaa.
Surprising Figures May Follow
Break in the Progressive
CHICAGO, June 22. In the break-up
that may come when the actual voting
begins tonight, some surprising figures
may be expected. The name of Presi
dent Roosevelt will not be presented to
the convention, and hla delegates may
It illent throughout, but tho Instructed
delegations for him will make tholr
preference plain by their silence. If not
by their votes. The effect will be the
Again, there may be a considerable ac
cession to the strength of Senator Cum
mins, for whom a determined uffort has
been made In the last twenty-four houro
before the critical ballot, In the hope of
pulling the party back together by
naming an undoubted progressive
against whom it would be hard to or
ganize a thlid party movement.
Idaho For Cummins.
Last night the Idaho delegation cau
cused, and followed the meeting by an
announcement that It will vote for
Senator Cummins on the flrst ballot.
Idaho has been supporting the Roosn
Velt forces. Its delegates have not been
pleased at all with tho talk of a pos
sible Bpllt In the party In case Roose
velt should be -obbed of the nomina
tion. Senator Borah has been very out
spoken In his opposition to all talk thut
suggested division. In addition to this,
he is a close friend nnd admirer of
Cummins. Between these two consldei
ations he was able to Induce the Idaho
people to announce that It will give thj
Iowan its vote on the first ballot.
This Idaho announcement contains
potentialities of important developments
before the nomination Is made. The
Idaho people say that the time Is como
for consideration of a third candidate
who, by reason of being a recognized
progressive, could make it the more dif
ficult to secure the encouragement of an
Independent party movement. They bu
lieve that the bitterness between the
Taft and Roosevelt candidacies is such
that the nomination of Taft would pre
cipitate such a movement, but that if
as well known a progressive ns Cum
mins should be put forward It would
make the Independent movement much
more difficult of encouragement. In
other words, they believe that while
an Independent party might be formed
in opposition to the candidacy of Taft,
It would be far more difficult to form
one In antagonism to Cummins.
Taft People In Panic.
But Idaho's declaration for Cummins
opened the way to a complexity of
dickers and palavers. The Taft pcoplo
were thrown Into great excitement.
Idaho has not been their State, and at
flrst blush Its desertion from RooBevelt
to Cummins would seem to weaken
Roosevelt and not affect Taft at all.
The difficulty with this reasoning is
that It does not go under Jhe surface;
and that Is where the managers for
Taft are looking. They knaw that
their own support Is honeycombed with
dissatisfaction and discouragement. It
in i easy to nominate a man fore-
doomed to defeat: conventions, espcclul- I
ly Republican conventions, don't tak
cheerfully to the procedure
Therefore manv Taft delegates have
been for several days hoping that some
thing would turn up that would give
them a chance to nominate a stronger
man than Taft. while avoiding the
danger of a slump to Roosevelt
Shortly after the Idaho announce
ment was given out that Colonel
Roosevelt's name was not to be pre
sented to the convention.' This placed
a very different face on the matter. It
was stated that Senator Kenyon of
Iowa, manager for Cummins had held
a long talk with Colonel Roosevelt and
went away with the Impression tnat
Roosevelt s name would not bo pro
sented, and that the colonel was de
termined on the Independent party plan.
Meet About August i.
It was declared that Roosevelt is pre
pared to go ahead with this movement,
no matter whom the present convention
uy nominate. The favorite plan has
been to keep the Roosevelt delegates In
the convention, to go away from Chi
cago at the close of the convention, and
proceed at once to the work of organiz
ing a new party, with the purpose of
holding an entirely new national con-
vciiuuu uuuui aujubi i, putting up
Roosevelt, and making a red-hot cam- I mander in chief has orders from the
palgn. ' Mexican war department to move
Various reasons are urged in favor of I against Juarez, which Is held by
this course. Colonel Roosevelt, for one rebelB. after dispersing Orozco s lnsur
thing. Is considerate of those followers i 'ecl"v.T"Mi,?yPhfhn, rMv
who. being delegates here, might not 1; ?Take their final stand on ?he bor
bX'rs'Ven SSSrt dUnT'"0" ? 3 oTuEy ma'y "break uplmS gulrriUa
bolters, even though disposed to support bands an(jj continue their fighting In
him. He has considered that to keep
tne two gatnenngs entirely separate
an dlndependent of each other would be
less embarrassing to many of his fol
lowers. Expect Fifty Votes.
The third candidate movers declared
that they hoped to get about fifty
votes for Cummins on the first ballot.
This would Include Iowa's ten and Ida
ho's eight, to which must be added
others, said to bo In sight from vari
ous Taft sources, and some from other
Rposevelt delegations. Senator Page or
Vermont, for Instance, who controls the
six Taft delegates In that State, paid a visit
to the Cummins headquarters and dis
cussed the situation with Senator Ken-
on and others, and there was report
that some of the Taft people in Massa
chusetts and Rhode Island were seri
ously In the mind of breaking away and
going to Cummins.
Against all this, the Taft generals
were holding on like grim death, clench
ing their teeth and hetween set Jaws
giving out as cheerful assurances as
I possible, that their position was im
I pregnable and they were sure to nomln
I ate on first ballot They were certain
ly In a cocky frame of mind. Even
after the news of the Cummins' boom
Inflation reached them, they Insisted
that It was none of their affair. It
merely took some votes away from
Roosevelt, and marked the beginning of
disintegration of his force.
If a soft answer turneth an ay wrath,
W. J. Bryan's hard feeling against the
nomination of Judge Parker for tem
porary chairman at Baltimore will be
minimized by the conciliatory message
sent from Clark headquarters last night
In reply to Mr. Bryan's telegram say
ing ho would be glad to Join with others
In opposing Judge Parker's selection.
Speaker Clark said: "Have consulted
with committee having my Interests in
charge, and agree with them that the
supreme consideration should bo to pre
vent any discord In the convention.
"Friends of mine on the subcommittee
of arrangements have already presented
the name of OUle James to tho sub
committee. I believe that If all Join
in the Interests of harmony in an ap
peal to the entire national committee
to avoid controversies in matters of
organization that the committee will so
arrange aB to leave the platform and
the nomination of candidates as the
only real Issues on which delegates need
This does not meet the offer of Mr.
Bryan to oppose Parker, although It 1b
support for the plan of having the en
tire national committee, rather than a
subcommittee, decide who shall be
placed before the convention as tem
porary chairman. This same national
committee, however, defeated Mr.
Bryan last winter when he attempted
to have Colonel Guffcy, national com
mitteeman from Pennsylvania, elevated
over the transom.
Hadley and Kenyon
Are Favorites Here
Reports from -Chicago that the Taft
managers had about decided to name
Governor IJadley, of Missouri, or Sen
ator Kenyon of Iowa as running mate
with the President, caused little com
ment at the White House today.
It Is known the President some days
ago let It be known he would leave the
selection of a Vlco President to the
convention for decision.
Today It was announced by advisers
close to Mr. Taft that he would have no
objection to having Governor Hadley
as his running mate. It Is pointed out
that the President and the young Mis
souri governor became very intimate
several months ago, when Mr. Taft
toured Missouri. At Sedalla they played
golf together, and were frequently
seen together thereafter.
It Is recalled that while out walking
the President had his arm about Gov
ernor Hadlcy's shoulder.
Hadley Is one of the leading progres
sives of the Republican partv, and Is
the first Republican governor of Mis
souri since the civil war. Coming from
a pivotal State, it is pointed out, ho
would make a strong candidate for tho
Vlco Presidency.
Senator Kenyon also Is a strong pro
gressive and several months ago won
' his election to the United States Senate
by a splendid majority, when he de
feated Lafayette Young, acknowledged
reactionary leader of Iowa. Senator
Kenyon was one of the leading foes of
reciprocity when that measure was be
fore Congress laBt year.
8hould William Barnes, of New York,
decide to thiow his ninety votes to
Vice President Sherman for rcnomlna
tlon, an Interesting situation will bn
created at the coliseum. Up to a late
l'our this afternoon It was not known
In Washington Just where "Boss"
Burnes stands. In certain quarters the
statement Is made that he may side
track Sherman to shelve Hadley by
naming him for the Vive Presidency.
Thp demonstration acorded Hadlev on
various occasions In the convention, by
nli factions of the G. O. P. has alarmed
the reactionaries, and it would not be
surprising to politicians here to see
Hadley eliminated as a dangerous fac
tor by giving him Vice President Sher
man's place.
Government Gives Order to Com
mander to Move Against
EL PASO, Tex., June 2. Juarez,
which haa been the scene of three bat
tles In recent Mexican revolutions, will
be a battle field for the fourth time, If
the federals under General Huerta de
feat General Orozco's rebels at Chihua
hua cltv.
nisnntehea from Jlmlnez received here
todav says mat wie government com
the mountains.
Chevy Chase Lake
Well Patronized
The concerts at Chevy Cnase Lake
attract large throngs on Sunday even
ings, and on the week-day nights thH
combination of concerts and dancing
has brought a uniformly large attend
ance so far this season Programs
of extra length are given on Sunday
nights by tho section of tho Marine
Band engaged by the management.
"Turkev trotting" couples are barred
from the dancing floor at all tlmeo.
Never beforo has the dancing pavilion
been so popular with young people as
it Is nt present.
Scandinavians Will
Attend Excursion
Drott Lodge, No. 16S. Order of Vasa,
will hold Its annual picnic tomorrow on
the Allen farm, near Marshall Hall. All
the frolics that accompany the celebra
tion of "midsummer night" In Scan
dinavia will be in evidence,
The crowd will leave on the steamer
Charles Macalester at 10 u. m. and re-
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tudy of Bryan at Chicago
Leads to Only One
CHICAGO. June 22.-Posltlvely the
most Interested man In the proceedings
of the national convention this week
has been William Jennings Bryan He
Is here reporting the proceedings for a
number of newspapers. Between times
he Is taking advantage of what ho
learns hece to help his progressive Dem
ocratic friends at Baltimore organize a
flght against having the Democratic
party turned over to the bosses exactly
as the Republican party has been seized
by them here.
Mr. Bryan Js among those who fore
see that If both parties go reactionary.
In this Juncture, with public opinion In
revolt against such lcaedrshlp and pur
poses, a third candidate will be pretty
certain of election. He has given warn
ing In his writings and In his com
munications with tho leaders who are
already on hand at Baltimore, and will
leave for that city the Instant his news
paper contracts here will permit him to
plunge Into the thick of the fray Tho
parallel between Chicago and Baltimore
has excited endless comment today and
The national committee at Baltimore
has signified Its allegiance to the re
actlonaiies by the selection of Alton B
Parker for temporary chairman, and
Mr. Bryan Is leading a protest against
tho course which this implies. Just as
Colonel Roosevelt led It In Chicago.
That the time Is ripe for a new align
ment, and that In the fusing and re
crystallzatlon of elements the progres
sives will get together on one side and
the reactionaries on the other. Is the
Inevitable conclusion from the condi
tions that have developed In both con
vention cities.
Convention Tickets
In Big Hotel Safe
BALTIMORE. June 22. In the big
safe at the Belvedere are bolted and
locked the convention tickets, clam
ored for by thousands and valuable
beyond gold and silver to those who
got them.
Just 1,000 of these precious paste
board cards have been placed at the
disposal of Chairman Robert Craln,
chairman of the convention commit
tee, according to National Commit
teeman Thomas Taggert. Mr. Crain
has announced repeatedly that all ho
gets will go only to the contributors
to tho $100,000 fund and to tho most
active of his assistants.
Congressman J Fred C. Talhott, na
tional committeeman from Maryland.
Is the only other Maryla,nder said to
have tho power of distributing these
tickets. His allotment has not yet
been made and lie Is not anxious
about It. He has had worries enough
over those things, fighting his way
continually through hosts of besieg
ing ticket beggars He has no love
for his powers of patronage.
Not until Monday or Tuesday will
h2 tlcItJfbe. 'Ustrlbuted to the 1B,
000 or IS, 000 fortunates who will get
seats In the convention hall. Even
then everv precaution will be taken
to keep them out of the clutches of
the fakers, speculators and counter
filters. Colon-l Martin says that
none will be on sale at Blde-street
shops for $10 and 115 apiece, as le
ported In Chicago.
Baltimore Decorated
To Greet Delegates
BALTIMORE, June 22,-Residents,
shopkeeper, ownjrs of office buildings
ana lactones continue to decorate.
Probably tho most appealing decora
tions to the women visitors to the city
are those In the shop windows. In these
windows are depicted various Bcenes all
appropriate to the occasion. In many
pf these electrical appliances have been
Installed and at night are very attract
ive. The shot tower, the Emerson and
Maryland Casualty towers can be seen
after sunset, illuminated with the most
powerful electric Illuminations obtain
able, while throughout the city many
searchlights have been adjusted to the
roofs of the buildings
Tonight the Illuminations, Including
long row-B of electric llghu. on the crests
of the high buildings, will shine forth
In all their glory to help In the Great
White Way demonstration. It Is ex
pected that the scene will be as bright
as day, so light that the colors of h
waving banners and bunting can easily
be distinguished at a distance of sev.
cr-j oioc&s.
He was a rur.il delegate, angular,
tall, picturesquely clad In1 felt hat, Mow
ing tie, a loose-fitting suit, and other
requisites. Apparently, he was un
sophisticated, but mavbe he was Just
having a little fun with the dtv fellers
Anywnv, he posed for a photograph. Most
of them go that when they first get to
the center of the political hubbub. The
photograrhers asked him to put a lit
tle action In his pose, so he struck an
attitude which was a cross between
AJax defying the lightning and Atlas
with the world on his shoulders They
snapshotted htm.
He ran hla hands far down Into his
rt.DacloUh side-nocket and Mailed In
draw a wallet. Walking ovei to one
of the boys, he asked
"How much do I owe you fellows?"
They explained that the photograph
stunt made thr obligation the other
way. He jrave his name, which doesn't
matter here, and In five mlnuteB wna
telling another delegate what Is wrons
with the country.
He said he came from some town
with an outlandish name In Pennsyl
vania. 'Twos Only Gasolene.
A squad of Postal Telegraph opera
tors, all of whom like a cigar or a cig
arette now and then, are playing In
hard luck. One of the branch offices
of the company Is situated Just across
from the Belvedere Hotel. As tho wires
were being strung, a guy who seemed
to have some connection with the Bal
timore fire department, came In and
hung up a big "No Smoking" sign.
"What the matter, we can't smoke?"
asked one of the key men.
"Oh. nothing." said the tlgn hanger
"There's only a couple of hundred gal
lons of gasolene about this place. The
bottom floor, you know. Is used as a
garage during the convention.
Sullivan Fooled 'Em.
Roer Sullivan, national committee
man from Illinois and rather a power
In Democratic politics, Is regarded as
a killjoy when It comes to talking freely
for the papers. When he hoard that
William Jennings Bryan had kicked
over the Democratic traces and would
oppose the selection of Judge Parker
as temporary chairman, Mr. Sullivan
was almost tempted to say something.
He bit upon his cigar a moment, sighed
deeply, and half-way opened his mouth.
The newspaper correspondents gathered
closer, waiting for hot anti-Bryan copy.
"Well, I'll tell you " said Mr. Sulli
van. (Long pause.)
"Yes, yes; go on," said one of the
expectant correspondents.
:''Aa I was saying," continued "Boss"
Sullivan, "this is a great world."
Then he switched to the subject of
decorations In the convention hall.
Matters of Great Moment.
It reminded sonn) of the Washington
correspondents prenent of the day
when Congressman William Sulzer .111
not want to talk about a conference
over the Mexican situation, which he
had Just helii with the Ptcietarir nf
Ftate. Mr. Suiter Is generallv good tor
a story, but this time den dlplomicy
was supposed to bo involved, so ho
Mdestepped, and grucefullv, too. it
happened about like this;
V'es. Mr. SiiU"r would admit he had
talxed with Secretary Knox. The con
ference lasted about m hour, for Mr.
Sulzer is chairman of the House For
eign Affairs Committee, and Mr. Knox
Is the nation' chief diplomat.
'Vhatdld you talk about Mexico?"
asked the newspaper man.
Mr Sulrer gozd thoughtfully out of
llii! wlnduw. Then ha naci d un and
down the rooom u thuo or so Clasping
his hinds bJhlnd him, the New Yoik
Congressman flnallv acknowledged
"I had a very Interesting talk, a
vtry lnterst'n talk. All I can sav is
thut mattcrB of cre.it moment, of great
moment, we.-c dlsoussed."
Graves on tho Job.
Col. John Temple Graves has for
saken the Chicago convention and is
now In his element at Baltimore. The
colonel 1b writing pieces for the Hearst
papers every day.
Ko Thirteenth Floor.
Who sent Sheriff Wedin, of Hudson
county, N. J., to the thirteenth floor ot
the Emerson?
mat's what the sheriff would like to
know ne snertff wanted to find the
room of Mr. McComb, Wilson's cam
paign manager, on the twelfth floor, but
somebody told him that It was on the
thirteenth floor. The sheriff Investigat
ed, even as Jersey sheriffs Investigate,
but no matter how many round trips
he made on tho elevator, the car would
not stop at the thirteenth floor. Several
times called out ' thirteen." but when
the car stopped he found himself on
the fourteenth floor.
On one of these trips he decided to
walk from the fourteenth to the lower
floor. He did so and found that It was
the tweittn.
"wnat the er er, where Is the thir
teenth floor?" he asked of one of the
"Ain't ml nnv." wan th response, and
Ithe sheriff went In search of the fellow
who had sent elm.
Norman Mack Gives Out
Statement in Support of
New York Judge.
BALTIMORE. Md . June 22 -Judge
Alton B. Parker, named as temporary
chairman of the Democratic national
convtntlon b a subcommittee of tho
national committee, will refuse to step
aside In order to placate Bryan
A statement to this effect came from
Norman K. Mack, chairman of the na
tional committee, through one of his
"Mr. Mack says Judge Parker Is In
the fight to stay and will not with
draw," said the secretary.
National Committeeman James Guffy,
of Pennsylvania, a long-time opponent
of Bryan, added a written statement to.
the effect that Inasmuch as Parker had1
supported Bryan In all his campaigns.
Bryan's opposition to Parker at this
time Is "both unfortunate, and bad pol
itics. '
New Yorker Sees
Chance for Gaynor
BALTIMORE. June 22. That the
chances of Mayor Gaynor to be nomi
nated are excellent, and that he would
make a good man to head the ticket,
was stated today by Joseph Johnson,
tire commlsHloner of New York cit
Commlsslonnr Johnson arrived In Bal
timore jesterday. and will remain until
after tho convention. He did not caie
to do anv boosting, because he said tho
public would take It as a natural thing
iur nun io KiieaK wen oi tne mavor be
cause he holds office under him.
Commissioner Johnson said, however,
that he hag Just returned from a trip
through the South, where he has been
spenoinz nis vacation, and nnds thut
there Is an underlying feeling for tho
mayor. He says that Mayor Gaynor Is
the logical man from all points, and
that If the other men fall to nomlnato
their men. tho only one to turn to Is
the New York mayor.
"What do vou think the New York
delegation will do?" he was asked.
"I think thev will vote for Gaynor
flrst and on every ballot as long as
there Is a chance for his nomination.
Thev must vote as a unit, and as the
majority votes the entire delegation will
"What will thev do If Gaynor has no
chance after the first few ballots?"
"I don't know, and I don t think tho
delegation Itself knows. In fact, I don't
think thev have made up their minds,
and will not make them up until after
thev get here and the actual balloting
Charles F. Crisp, Jr.,
To Be Parliamentarian
BALTIMORE, June 22. The commit
tee on arrangements for the national
convention which Thursday aolected
Judge Parker for temporary chairman
got together at the Bclvedeie again'yes
terday. It was arranging for the seating of the
delegations In the armory and making a
few important and many minor appoint
ments. Charles K. Crisp, Jr., son of the late
Speaker Crisp of Georgia, who succeed
ed his father In the House of Represent
atives and recently was appointed par
liamentarian of the Houbc to succeed
Asher C. Hinds, "Republican, was named
as parliamentarian of tho convention.
The platform must be progressive,
said Congressman James M. Cox, nomi
nee of the Democratic party In Ohio
for governor to succeed Judt-on Har
mon, when he arrived at the Belvedere
last night.
Mr. Cox is delighted with the pros
pect of victory for Harmon in the fight
for tho Democratic nomination for
President and believes that ho la gain
ing friends every day. He regards the
Ohio governor as one of tho progres
sive candidates who will thoroughly
satisfy the people at large.
In appearance Mr Cox does not look
more than tnirty-nve years old, al
though he Is forty-four. He Is smooth
shaven and that helps him to look
Find Stone Which
Marked Boundary
At Jones' Point, below Alexandria, a
stone marking the southernmost point
of the "ten miles square" of the orig
inal District of Columbia has been found
bv army engineers engaged In dredging
operations at that point. It was placed
there in 1791, and in 1S61 was used In
the erection of a sea wall around the
The stone had been out of sight since
the erection of the wait a section of
the wall was taken down a few days
ago, and the stone was found in fairly
good condition, but all of the original
inscription has been obliterated.
BALTIMORE, June 22. Congressman
Henry of Texas has arrived In Balti
more and assumed charge of the Bryan
flght for a progressive candidate for
temporary chairman of the convention.
He is a strong Wilson man and Is
one of the warmest friends Mr. Bryan
has In Congress. He Is convinced that
the Nebraskan 1b not a candidate for
the nomination, and that he does not
want It. Otherwise he would be for
He Is committed to the cause of Gov
ernor Wilson, and win be one of the
leaders in the Wilson flght for the nom.
Mr. Henry Is unalterably opposed to
tho selection of Judge Parker for the
temporary chairman of the Convention
and will carry the flght against him
to the-iloor-of the convention, if the full
committee decides to stand by' the plu
rality vote selection of Judge Parker
by the subcommittee on arrangements.
He was one of those voted fo by the
WjlBon men on the subcommittee for
tempoiarv chairmanship.
In speaking of the selection of Judge
Parker he said:
"This Is not a personal fight of mine,
but a contest for progressive Demo
cratic principles. The progressives can
not and will not agree to the selection
of Judge Parker, a known reactionary,
for temporary chairman to preside, over
a convention in which a very large ma
jority of the delegates are genuinely
"Progressives have won their flghl In
the Democratic party and must control
the organisation and the convention.
We will not support Judge Parker, but
win njjni nis selection Derore the run
committee, and if necessary carry the
contest into the convention
"It may be stated to a certainty that
an overwhelming progressive majority
will not tolerate a reactionary making
the keynote speech after he and those
agreeing with him have lost in the pri
maries and the conventions
"Mr Bryan Is all right and I shall be
found fighting In the front with him."
That fairly states the attitude of the
Wilson men. The statement was made
after Mr Henry had been in conference
with a number of Wilson leaders, in
cluding Wlllard Saulsbury, national
committeeman from Delaware. Judc
Cato Sells, national committeeman-elect
f prttv T no fits) rrn IliiJannik nlAt
committeeman from New Jersey, and
others of the Wilson legions.
Convention Trains Will Stop Op
posite Armory in Bal
timore. For the convenience of visitors to the
Democratic national convention, East
and westbound trains of the Baltimore
and Ohio railroad between Baltimore
and Washington, known as the "hourly
trains" every hour on the hour which
now arrive at and depart from Camden
station only, will be operated to and
from Mt Royal Station also, the new
temporary schedule becoming effective
June II, and continuing until the ad
journment of the convention.
This additional service will give dele
gates and visitors to the convention
from points South and West by way of
Washington easy access to the armory.
Just across from Mr Royal station. The
schedule at Mt. Royal will not effect
the regular time of trains at Camden
station, westbound hourly trains leav
ing Mt. Royal flve minutes earlier than
the regular.. schedule- from Camden sta
tion and vice versa the enstbound
trains arriving at Mt. Royal five min
utes later.
Houn' Dawg Kicked
Around the World
BALTIMORE. June 12. Around the
tho world In eight months Is the record
established by a papier-mache "houn"
dawg" Just received at the Clark head
quarters from San Domingo. That the
dog is much traveled can be discovered
by one Rlancc. a the manifold express
tags which literally cover this strange
globe trotter.
The canine Is on exhibition nt the
Clark headquarters In the Emerson. It
was maao in ijangor, aie and adorned
a mantelpiece In comfort until Its owner
heard tho "houn" dawg" song. A copy
of the song and the dog, which has been
briefly and affectionately nrnnM Rami.
champ, was sent to a friend In Boston,
and the silent, but expressive, Clark
delegation was started on Ms Journey.
From Boston the doar went tr TCnmn
s the tags Indicate. It stopped at Dres-
uen, Vienna. Constantinople, Bombay,
ut Canton, in China, and at Manila.
From Manila It Jumped back to London
?nd trm London was shifted to Peru,
ind.: thence to Major General O'Reilly,
In the Philippines, who delayed the trip
for two weeks before sending the houn
to a naval colleague at the department
In Washington.
Nobody seemed selfish enough to keep
the dog although Its tag-covered body
would have made a splendid souvenir
longr ago.
Vermont Delegate
Favors Western Man
BALTIMORE, June 22 -Tom Brown,
the national committeeman from Ver
mont, arrived in Baltimore yesterday,
ready to fight for the Insertion In the
Democratic platform of planks clearly
defining tho Democratic stand on the
"The tariff is and should be made the
main Issue of the coming campaign."
said Mr. Brown In the lobby of the Bel
vedere yesterday, "and I am sure the
Democrats will not dodge this Issue, but
will meet In squarely and In a manner
that will make It clear to the people."
Mr. Brown stated that he was for a
Western man for flrst place on the
ticket, but when asked to be definite
and mention some names he only
smiled. "We want a man who can
win," he said, "and I believe a Western
man would be the strongest. However,
there are good men In all parts of the
country; we are rich In mateilal"
Mr Brown Is said to favor Congress
man Underwood for second place on the
Rumored Convention Will Be Post
poned Until August. and Held
In Denver.
CHICAGO, June 22. Colonel Roosevelt
smiled broadly, as usual, today when
he came from his apartments in the
Congress Hotel to his conferenco room.
A large crowd had gathered on tha
eleventh floor to glimpse at the ex
Presldent. "Stick to 'em, Teddy!" shouted a man
In the crowd. .
"Sure, we'll jt!ck to 'em!" shouted
the colonel, as he pushed his way
through the hall.
It wns expected today that Colonel
Roosevelt will remain In Chicago for a
couple of days "after the Republican
national convention adjourned. He will
continue to hold conferences with his
advisers and the m:-n on whom he will
rely for support of the "National Pro
gressive party."
A meeting of the Roosevelt delegates
who were not seated In the national
convention was called In Roosevelt's
conference room; In the Congress Hotel
at 11 o'clock today. It was announced
that all tho unseated contestants will
explain to Roosevelt their cases In de
tail. It was rumored that at this meet
ing a mass meeting of Roosevelt fol
lowers would be arranged for.
James R. Garfield, who was a mem
ber of what was known as the Roose
velt "Tennis Cabinet," during the last
Roosevelt administration, said this
morning as he went Into the confer
ence of Roosevelt supporters at the
Florentine room at the Congress
"Mr. Roosevelt's name will not go
before the convention today. The
plan for his nomination by' the third
party will be made at the conference
to which I am now goln. it Is pos
sible that the nomination may be
made In Chicago tonight, but I am in
clined to tho view that it will be de
terred until August, and that Denver
will be selected as the place for Its
Indiana Man Wants Convention
Work Wound Up In a
CHICAGO, June 22. '.'The time has
come when we must take things In
hand ana drive them through. We
didn't come up here for fun."
These were the words of former Con
gressman "Jim" Watson of Indiana, as
he surveyed the situation this morning
from the lobby of his hotel and talked
about the prospects of winding things
up today.
H" declared the program of nominat
ing Prtsldent Taft would be forced
through, that In spite of all the talk and
conferring and pow-wowlng on the sub
ject of a third man It was impossible to
deliver the Taft vote to any other man
and that Taft would be renominated on
flrst ballot.
The program today Is to cut every
thing to the bone. The debate will be
boiled down to the lowest notch. Only
two roll calls are expected on contests
unless thv are forced by some of the
discontented, the discussion of the plat
form will not exceed two hours and the
hope is to reach the nominations late
in the afternoon or early evening.
bryaFis careful
of his headgear
Will Leave for Baltimore This
Evening, But Remains Non-
COLISEUM. Chicago, June 22. Wil
liam J. Bryan and Mrs. Bryan will go
this afternoon at 5 o'clock, to Balti
more. They were among the first ar
rivals at the convention today.
"I hav absolutely no plans for my
cause or course at Baltimore," he
said. "My mind Is perfectly free"
He declined to make any statement
concerning the Democratic program.
A friend said to him.
"Some of your friends mav want to
throw your hat In tho ring."
"Then," answered Mr Bryan, "I shall
be very careful of my hat."
Justice Van Orsdel
Sees Big Convention
Justice Van Orsdel, of the District
Court of Appeals, Is congratulating
himself that he abandoned a trip to
Wyoming, dropped off at Chicago, and
entered into the merry fight of the Chi
cago convention. He was successful In
obtaining good seats at tho coliseum at
the eleventh hour.
A friend met him at Omaha Just as
the Jurist was about to board his train.
He suceeded In tilling Justice Van Ors
del's mind with the convention fever,
and the latter promptly forgot all about
Wyoming and turned back for tlu
Windy City.
Dr. Wiley Honored.
Dr. Harvey W Wiley, pure food
champion, and Dr. Eugene E. Eberl,
cf Dallas. Tex, have been elected hon
orary members of the Pennsylvania
State Pharmaceutical Association,
which is in session at Buena Vista
Springe, near Pen Mar.

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