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PAY OF MANY CONFERENCES F?ESULTS IN NO SOLUTION
OF LONG DEADLOCK, AND ALIGNMENT REMAINS UNBROKEN RYAN IS PLAYING DESPERATE GAME FOR NOMINATION is Every Act Shows That Nebraskan Is Willing for Honor to Go to No One Else, and He Proposes That Dele sates Shall Come to Him of Necessity. IS "FOURTH TIME" HOPES ARE FUTILE AND CONVENTION WILL NOT TAKE HIM Still Is Anybody's Battle, and Outlook Is as Per? plexing as It Was When Convention Assembled Nearly a Week. Ago?Wilson, Clark and Un? derwood Leaders Still Adamant and Confident That Their Lines Will Hold Until Nomination Finally Is Forced?Flood s Boom for Second Place on Ticket Attracts Attention and He Is Widely Considered as Available Vice-Presi? dential 1 imber. BY ALEXANDER FORWARD. Baltimore, Md., June 30?Diligent inquiry and close obserV?f ? at ali sources of information at the end of a day devoted ex sivrlv 10 conferences elicits some exceedingly interesting tacts r/ardine the fitial result of the Dmocratic National convention. Here they are: Woodroyv Wilson certainly will be nominated 1 the tWe.ri.tv-bmth ballot. I lie Clark men who iavor him as conl choice Will flock t?> bis standard at the beginning of to prrow's balloting A stampede will ensue which will make the ew iersey' Governor the party's candidate for president, it is I ,,vcr cxcepl the shouting. Champ Clark will increase his vote at every turn. He will ex ,sc Bryan and Bryanbm. will drive the Commoner from the con ition.'end in the revulsion of iecling which follows Clark will be | tfiidy n..t:r,M?/i. No earthly doubt about it. r ,' ? \otfiiii-'"can'prevsn'i (H< Hi efcl ? - - *N ? 3 ilc the promise of all the delcgati? its in the convention, and can without the least trouble. I'll is dead straight dope, directly in the Underwood headeptartcrs. The only possible compromise 1- upon Governor boss, 01 lassachusctts'. He will be ace ptable to both wings ot the party, ie is the original progressive, and was Hie guy who discovered con ervatisrh. , , .... . . . . For the fourth time the party.- standard will be placed in th<* ands of William Jennings Bryan. Alter a few more ballots Mate fter State will swing into line tor the Commoner, and in .1 minute evervbodv will be doing it-" excepting the New York delegation fid' Thomas F. Ryan, oi Virginia, and they would like to. only .rvan won't let them. You Pay Your Money and Take Your Choice. Ti would seem that any one should receive his money's worth n the ioregoing batch of genuine new-. No one *in Baltimore to-day connected with the convention cd to escape the series of conferences. The friends of all candi ites had general conferences, the leaders had exclusive conferences. t delegate- had Ion? strings of conferences, and all over the city ere to be seen delegate:- and visitors conferring with themselves, lerever two or three were gathered together a conference was ng on. And nobody has any more idea to-night who will be the ninee tha nh iad one week ago. Recover g al least in part from the blow dealt them yester bv \V Bryan, the leaders for Champ Clark have declared en war o ? Nebraikan. They are very angry, and they threaten carry tin iit to the floor of the convention to-morrow. Ex <es of all s' rts of things are talked of. and out of the mass it ns there are some things to be produced which are not unlikely put Bryan on the defensive and keep him so busy offering cx mations that future dramatic appearances in the convention will made impossible. Since his first speech, when he gave the impression cf honesty of carnc-t desire of the Commonwealth, Bryan's every act has wn that he is carefully playing for the nomination for himself, has refused consistently to answer questions as to his attitude ii s tendered him by the convention. He forced himself to the; it in the beginning of the proceedings. He made a grandstand ? with his resoiition, hoping that no representative of predatory I rests would be the nominee, which nobody objected to. lie it too far in trying to censor Virginia's and New York's roll of "elegates. and was surprised at the result. He saw that Cla-k was about to be nominated and delivered hi- phillipic against Tammany so as to prevent the success of the Misouriari. Hardly any one doubts that when Wilson's vote reaches formidable proportions, should it ever do ;''>. Bryan will find some reason for discovering that the New Jersey < ioverhor is a friend of malefactors of great ealth, and will go to Clark or somebody else. So in time, he thinks, convention will go to him. Nebraskan Is Doomed to Failure. But he is doomed to failure His nomination is impossible. |h? temper of the individual delegates would never stand for it. ny ""'lie who puts him in nomination would stand a better chance being thrown out of the convention hall than of producing a '.pede. From one who was.oh the speaker's stand when the Brvan od incident took place, there comes an interesting sidelight to fc now historic occurrence. Mr. Bryan read his resolution with , utmost confidence and complacence. When Flood, with blazing ' >. appeared to pick up the . hallenge of Bryan, the latter looked the Virginian with astonishment at his temerity. While the airrnafi was pounding for order, and Flood was waiting *o be , Mr. Bryan took trim by the shoulder and made some ^ugges n concerning a withdrawal of the offending action Flood Tily shook him off, and refit,..-! to listen to any compromise ,7; i:'?'>?'?? ta--^"'(d and m ed unnerved; he sal down and sted his lace on his jjandsjhirMood's remarks, his countenance * (Continued HRh'riiI Page.) 0<f Alt W. VXDEnV.'OOD. TORNADO CIA? \ TOLL OF 500 LIVES: Sweeps Through Regina. Laying Large Part of Town i nRuins. ; PROPERTY LOSS $10-000 000: Wire? Are Down, and Full Ex? tent of Horror 1? Xot ? Known. Wlnulpeg. Man., .luue 30.?It In cs tlranted thai "axi people were killed und property loss of $10,000,000 en? tailed by 11 tornado which, after a day of thunderstorms and liish ?lud?, j Htruck Hest"n. tsaskntrlicvran, at i; P. 51. The local telephone ofBce wrecked and I? Is feared fifteen ?Irls ' employed there, were Killed. The telephone exchange building, the Standard block, the Plrai Baptial Church uud ?he Dottel tiu II <11 are nmonif the atructnrea destroyed,. All wires, cxe.ep? telegraph ?treu, ore I down, Thl? <me ?Ire is Crowded With private mmMgca from people who wlati to send word of their safety to friends o?d relative?. A special iralu left Winnipeg shortly after i> o'clock ?Ith dtctors nnd nurses and telegraph and telephone repairmen. The tornado eume from the south aad first struck the new Parllurueuf building, Juat completed ut u cost of 52, <IO0,OOO. The building is of steel an,| concrete, and while It still stands, Is badly shaken. The storm then swept northward,! mowing a path six blocks wide through tae faVhionahie residence district, where 300 houses were destroyed and many peopl* killed. Automobiles tilled with people wore hurled high in the air and dropped blocks away. Ill the business district, warehouse?, banking Institutions and retail stores were sent Into heaps of ruins, .tfhtla the air was rlllod with flying wreck? age, fllx big grain elevators were' lop pled over like tenpins, the timbers be? ing piled In heips on the tracks cf the* Canudinn Paclf.c. The storm continued northwest froia Regina through Ceii-t trnl Saskatchewan. doing great dam age, but no loss if life I? reported out? side Of Regina' Heavy losses to bulld Ilngs arc reported from Apple, forty (Continued on Third""p?g?T) CLARK WILL REMAIN IN CONTEST TO END Speaker Makes Another Bitter Reply to Bryan's Attack?Nebraskan Also Gives Out Statement, Reiterating Charge That Clark Is Depending on Support of Interests for Nomination. Bait.more. Md.. Jure :,rt.?Sunday brought no cessation of hostilities be? tween William J. Bryan and Speaker Champ Clark. Both .save out state? ments to-night. Mr. Bryan sought to Justify his posi? tion in opposing the Speaker for the presidency because of the support given him by Charles Murphy, and the other members of the New York delegation denominated by the Ne- I braakah as ?'wax figures." Mr. Clark declared 'false and in fnmous" Mr Bryan's implied accusa? tions that the vot? of the Now York' delegation placed him under obllga-! t.ons to J. Pierpont Morgan, August j Bclmont and Thomas F. Ryan. The Clark statement was in the1 form of a letter to Senator William ?> Stone, cf Missouri, replying to one] pledging him continued support and! urging him to remain a candidate he-1 fore the convention until a nomination was made. Mr. Clark pledged himself; to do so. nut said that had It not been for the fact that a majority vote had been cast for him on ten successive ballots he would not encourage any movement that might tend to create a deadlock. In his statement, Mr. Bryan said: , ' I have received notice by publica j tion only. The only criticism I have made against Mr. Clark is not that he has acted wrongfully, but that he has ! failed to act. I may overestimate tho importance of the. presidential office, but r have felt that ^n aspirant for i that office ought to manage h's own campaign und not allow people to do j tilings for him Without his direct and specific, authority. "The papers announced that Mr. 'Clark was neutral between Mr. Park I er and myself in the temporary chair ! manahip light, and that he Informed his supporters to vote as they pleas? ed. If that contest were purely a I question between .Indus-- Parker and myself as individuals, his refusal to take part would not tiu material, al? though ho never sent out a piece of literature or had a speech made In his behalf that did not represent? him as ' my special champion for fifteen years. If he distributed an.- literature In wh'ch he associated his name with Mr. Parker's I shall b:i glad to with? draw this statement upon Inspection j cd the literature. Kot I'ersnnnl Contest, "But the contest between Judge Parker and myself was not a personal contest, a,,d everybody hut Mr. Clark knew this, it wits between, progressive BPENB THE FOURTH A r WKST POINT. Two tr.-ilns. t?:00 A. M. md 1:30 p. M.. via boutlivrn ItaliiN.ty. too. round trio. Democracy, on tho one side, and re? actionary Democracy Oo the other, and I contend that In such a contest it was Mr. Clark's duty to take one side or the other, if in his judgment there is any material dlKcren So between tho two kinds of Democracy, if he Insists that there is no d'fferonce, he has no rig-lit to complain of criticism at thu hands of those who believe that there ;.' i vital difference, "But the activity of Mr. Clark's managers is as object'cnable as his own inactivity. They have been in constant co-operation with the reac? tionaries. If Mr. Clark old not author? ize them to act, he hat, to far as I know, failed to rebuke them for act? ing. I take It for granted that he does not object to the action of his man? agers In soliciting, or at least In ac? cepting without protest, the support of th< ninety wax figures which Mr. Mur? phy under the unit rule uses to i arry out the will of the predatory Inter? ests. 'The public is nor much Interested in Mr. Clark's opinion "t me; ho will have ample time In which to express his opinion after the convention. Whether he is nominated or not; but, I If I am any judge of the news value of Items, the people ?ould like to i know Immediately whother he believes 1 that the Now York delegation. Whit h I I in completely under the domination i of Mr. Murphy, nni which contains ; among Its numbers representatives, at 1 torneys or agents, of nearly every predatory interest that ts oppressing . the people?whother he considers this delegation, thus controlled by one , man. stands in the same position as : delegates which represent the masses, nnd whetlvr h<. has any objection to a i nominotlon made possible only by the [support Of the New York delegation. Refused ills Advice, j 'I have tried to advise Mr. Clark in his own Interest, as I believe, as well as In the Interest of the party, ; and it is n source of great disappoints i ment to me that he should have 11a . tened to personal enemies of mine ! more than he has to mo. In using tho : word "disappointment" 1 do not. use It In a personal sense, for I have no ' desire to Impose my advice upon hlin: J but I feel that It Is not presumptuous i for me to assume that 1 om better ac? AUalhted with teh sentiment of the peo? ple than those who have had his car, and 1 ain sure that I speak for In U'rger number. I dm sure. too. that ;I am ns disinterested as those upon j Whoso counsel he relies, for I have Interest In the sVlhject except my Interest In the principles and policies wh! h can he advanced through the i~ (Continued on Third 1'age.) CLARK-BRYAN FEUD DWARFS INTEREST IN REAL PROBLEMS Party Leaders Generally Agree That Despite His Veh ement Denial, Speaker Never Can Regain Votes He Has Lost and That He Is Out of Running for Presidency. - r B WILSON MAY CLIMB TO A MAJORITY AND YET FAIL TO BREAK OPPOSITION If Neither of Two Leaders Wins On Next Two or Three Ballots i here Will Be 1 urn to Underwood Who Has Shown Surprising Strength?His Faje Matter of Much Speculation, But Outside of Dele? gates \v ho Have Been Voting for Him He Has Aroused Little Enthusiasm?When These Three Leaders Have Been Tried to Their Utmost, Then It Will Come Turn of Some "Dark Horse." Baltimore. Md., June 30.?Hope of nomination on the twenty seventh ballot for President was practically abandoned by Demo? cratic leaders to-night. When the national convention adjourned for Sunday it was believed that some solution of the long deadlock would result from conferences between the- champions of the thre^ leading candidates, but it developed that the time had not arrive.] for the withdrawal of either Speaker Clark. Governor Wilson Representative Underwood. It was not expected that the first balj lot to-morrow would difler materially from the twenty-sixth. Campaign managers possibly might have reached some agH mem if interest in the deadlock had not heen dwarfed by the pel sonal controversy developed between William J. Bryan and Speakj Clark. The visit of Mr. Clark to Baltimore and his arrival too 1^ to attempt vindication of himself ' '"ore the convention overshr cwed everything eis-e as a. subjec '?yndaj gossip. Believe Clark Cr *=catn Votes. Tarty leaders generally tC '*>",- notwithstanding tin Missourians impassioned de:- imputation that he' was beholden to Morgan. P .10 1 he would be un? able to regain the voles 1 St. A\ time many of them thought that *y.-T Mr. Clark r. liable link? ing of Bryan and Wil e minds of de!fcfc -ason of the Xcw jersey cand' mg been the benefit, votes turned away from > by the Xebraskan'^ pu in? jured the chance c i's nomination. The situa. by leaders not associate mthnately in the management the campaigns seemed to-night to be about as follows: Clark having failed of nomination for seventeen ballots receiving a majority vote, probably has reached the crest ot ? strength. Wilson, although climbing steadily, apparently was bit ! terly opposed by delegates who resented the general impression that Colonel Bryan had the veto power, although he lacked the votes necessary to control the nomination. These delegates be? lieved that the New Jersey Governor would continue to gain, even ito the point where he had a majority, but that, he could not break (down the Clark strength, which was said to be determined that I Bryan should not win (through a combination of any kind. Should Clark and Wilson fail on the next two or three ballots, it was pre? dicted that there would be a turn to Representative Underwood, who had held his normal vote from first to last. Underwood forces [were watching lor just such a contigency and claimed to be pre !pared to take full advantage of it. Whether the Alabama candi? date could win or not was the subject of much speculation, but ?outside of the delegates who had voted for him on twenty-six bal [lots there did not appear 10 be mud- enthusiasm. Genuine attempts at compromise are likely to be made if Wil? son and Underwood should follow Clark upon a high wave of votes land still fail to get the necessary two-thirds, luti it was not expected to-night that any of the "dark horse*' candidates will stand much show until the three leaders in turn have tried and failed. Many Absurd Rumors Are Current. Many absurd rumors were current in the hotel lobbies. One. was that the leaders had agreed upon the abrogation of the two thirds, rue after thirty ballots had been cast, while ihere was an? other report that an adjournment would be taken afrer ten addi? tional ballots, and new delegates selected for another convention in August. Xone of these rumors was based upon anything more than idle gossip. Another report was that tlie Wilson men had made a com? bination with the Clark forces by which the New Jersey candidate would disavow Bryan 2nd in return receive the nomination. Still another was that anti-Bryan force;-, in their indignation against I Bryan, had entered into a solemn and unbreakable compact not to ! permit the nomination of Wilson under any circumstances < >n tiie face of the last ballot cast Governor Wilson seemedrfq '? have a decided advantage over other candidates, bavin" mounted steadily to 407 votes from vV-4 on the first ballot. Hi- campaign managers appeared sincere in their predictions that his vote would grow. Consequently they were doing their utmost to ^teer clear of the controversy between Clark and Bryan. They *<?id that Wil? son would not be party to such a quarrel. Some of them felt. how ex cr. that they had made a mistake last night in consenting to an (adjournment before midnight, believing that if Clark had gone be? fore the convention there would have been a wordy due! between , him and Bryan, which might have further weakened the Mis rourian's chances. The friction between the Clark managers and the Missouri , delegation was said to have been smoothed over. Senator Stone land former Governor Francis were opposed to the coming of Speaker Clark to Baltimore last night, and thev te.-ented the activity of former Senator Dtlbqis and George Fred William-, of t>Jassa< ehusctts. Speaker Clarke, it is said, .spent part, of his time in con*, ^Continued on Third PagoT) "