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Our Special Offering
of all odds and ends in Men's Suits, that sold from $12.50 to
S27.50, at $9.50 is the greatest Bargain Event of the season.
If in need of a Fourth of July Outfit at a moderate price, you
cannot afford t'> miss this extraordinary opportunity. All go
at the uniform price of $9.50
Main and Eighth Streets.
Baltimore, Md., July 2.?William .1.
Hryan. yn statement to-night, said
thai the nomination et -Woodrow Wil?
son "ii ii Imogrosstyc platform meant
mi overwhelming victory' fur the Dent
ocra'tlc candidate this fall.
"1 feel sure that tin action ?j>f the
convention thus fir will .1 ><-.t 1 i>i the
COiihtry,'' said Mr. Bryan. "I had no
Choice among progressive i andidates.
but from the tust I included Governor
"Wilson in every list i had occasion to
in.ike. Ills action In coming Out
strongly aKa.nst M- Parker for torn
porarv - ha rman was the turning point
In his campaign."
i a'n satisfied that With Mr Wilson
running for Prasidehd on fh* platform
which has boon prepared, there will ho
i f.'npur it vely few progressive lle.j.uh
lliean who w'I'l nr'l f^0' Justwied In sup
thai Mr.
e "wlthoii!
the wrany Brood m?n in the New York
delegation to say mis.
"JWoni -very standpoint the outlook
Is hopeful. The dawn is here. jukI pro
Rresslve Democracy -will t,t> the j>eo
p;<'? pillar of cjoiud by day."
\monSr those UPh i caano oit in ytaite
ments to-niarht pjedgrlng support to the
Democratic ticket were Charit? P.
Murphy, leader e,f Tammany Hall, \\"il- |
Ham ftn.ndo>plt HaJairst, August Beimowt, |
Senator Stone, of Missouri, who wan
one of th? principal leaders of th?
Clark catrvpalgrn for the presidential
nomination, :<:.d former Senator Dtrbols,
who wast th'- active manager of the
Clark oatmpaaKTt
"Governoir Wilson is an able man
nnd a {Treat T*wi*6crt6l,'' declared Mr.
Murphy, "fie will hav,, tit* enthusias?
ts- and i?j ;il support of the Democracy
of New York. ] am confident he, tvlll
t,. elected Prr sldenl "
William Randolph Hearst, who ha?
beert owe of the prlrvoipaj promoter* of
Clark's candidacy, bo-jrlg-hi s.iid
"\\'t haw made a ^ood flBrht and lost.
I will support the ticket nominated,
and export to ?re It -iriTl. T Intend !?>
die ftrsahe in this flsrht I am now for
(Continued from y rat; ) ljjyM
There was a confusion 'A cheering,
applaAiao ar.d ca!la from one delega?
tion to ttnother. The gailetrles caught
Up th? disorder and edd?--l tu th? din.
jt&na,tor Banfchead stood for a long
while hot" he could proceed. He had
uttered but feW words when th.? mean?
ing of his rcrnark-i became clear, and
tnero were frequent interruptions 01 *
noisy (lemon!rtr.i!'.i!'_ The only display
of temper marktng the nominating ses?
sion came from some of the Missouri
dc-icgatee They demanded to know of
Senator Bankhead why Mr. Underwood
had not withdrawn when O.ark ap-1
pea. red to have a chtr.ce for the r.omt- |
nation and accused the Underwood
delegates of "faking" Senator Bank
head paid no heed to che questions
I irlcd it him. He sn'.d Mr. Cnder-.vood [
desired the s?iccesr> of h'.s party above
every thine else, and would not lend
hlmwelf to any plait to pre/ver-t a 710ml
Seriatoir Stone, of Missouri, who had!
been in consultation with Speaker
<'!:irk. climbed 10 rtw st^ure and re?
leased, in the -name of the Speaker, a>l
,.f the delegate? who had been pledged]
,0"A? :?r Missouri however." he ndd*d,
"she will est her thirty-six votes for)
Mayor Fitzgerald, of Boston, followed
Stone. The convention was in an al-|
mo?t continuous uproar. Th" Wilson
forces already were eelehrating their
No 1) ubt n? to Result,
There wits r.o longer any doubt as
to tho result. Mayor Fitzgerald with-1
dr?w the name of tloyernor Foss, of
M is si .??.?:.'(? ? !s, from further cor.sldera- |
t:on, and declared that the "Old Bay
State." would fall in llr.e for Woodrow
"Wilson. Then a second Fltzs-erald was!
recognized. This .ime it was the Con. I
grfasrman from Brooklyn, a monVbe.r of
the New York delegation
He made a plea for harmony and
ended by suggesting that a further
roll call be dispensed with and the
nomination of Wflson be made by ac?
clamation. New York, he said, was
toady to vote for the man the great
", >dy .if the delegates desired ns their
The faithful Mlssourlans objected to
' .- plan because of their desire to
Vote n last time for Speaker Clark.
!t was a foregone conclusion what tits
result would be as the last call of the
States began
Alabama, which had started every
oilier call with twenty-four votes for
l ud? rwood. changed to Wilson, and
Mate after State followed suit. 0
was just 3:15 P. M. when the solll
seventy-six votes of Pennsylvania car?
ried Wilson over the winning line,
Making Iiis toul at the time Till! votes.
Tiie stampede did, not end until i'00
of the 1.?SS votes in the convention
had been cast for the nominee. Mis?
souri, with her thirty-6|xa had bcr>n
joined on the last ballot for Clark hy
tyonty-four of California's twenty-six
votes, by five delegates from Florida,
tWb from Louisiana, all six from No
ail.I. four fron; Ni W Jcrs ?>. the hom?
State of Governor Wilson: six from the
District of Columbia nn-1 onu from Ohio.
Thin little handful readily Joined in
the choniH of acclniatlon when Senator
Stone moved that the nomination be
made unanimous, it was 5 I*. M
when Chairman Jarnos. officially ?le
??lar- d Mr. Wilson tho nominee of his
There was an attempt at another
demonstration, but the delegates were
too tired to keep It up long. Then,
too. the local appro;,rlntlon for a band
had run out ltu>t Saturday night, and
there was n'? inspiring music to help
along the enthusiasm. In this respect
the nomination *,von unique. Every one
In the convention hall seemed In a
happy frame of mind that the end had
Rumor Connects Him With -?hlfi ?o
Ilostiiu Nationals.
St Louis, Mo.. July 1'.?This season
probably will mark the end of Hugh
Jennings'* career In the Amerlrn*n
League. The manager of the Detroit
Tigers' bn'l club, whose fnm<* aa the
inventor of the "Eyaht" yell Is nation
wide, will bo a leading spirit In the
National League, according to a well
defined report. Jennings may become
the head and part owner of the Bos?
ton Braves, it is paid, before the c]ubs
lino up for their next getaway In 1913.
The handwriting on the wall points
to a severance of the relations of Jen?
nings with the Detroit Tigers. Critics
have begun to pan the Tiger leader.
Tho fans are chafing tindur the poor
showing of the club, blaming It on tho
management. The players have shown
open hostility to their leader, and ru?
mors have been given circulation that
the owner of the Detroit club is cast?
ing about, for Jennlngs's successor.
iioxr.iis nmot'on training.
Betting shiftH From Two to One to
Ten to One on Wolgast,
L?:s Angele?. Cal., July ':.?Ad Wol?
gast and Joe Rivers, who are to meet
here for tho lightweight title July -i,
had their last hand workout yester?
day, and both showed up well Wol?
gast boxed fourteen rounds, taking on
four men. and withstood many hard
P't dies oven* his stomach, Betting
shifted yesterday from two to one to
ten to six In Wolgast'.*, favor.
I Several hundred women turned out
to witness the workouts.
W. A. MASSEI \\>li.l) SEXATOn.
Appointed *? Succeed the Lute lim.
S. Minn.
Washington, July 2 ?W. A. Mnssey,
former chief Justice of the Supreme
Court of Nevada, has been appointed
t'tiltod States Senator (o succeed the
lain George s. Nixon. Of Nevada.
Word was received at the Capitol to?
day that Senator Masscy had accepted
the appointment.
The newly appointed Senator is one
of the most widely known men In the
State of Nevada. Two years ago ho
ran for the Republican nomination for
Governor against GovcTflor Oddte. and
w\s defeated in tho primaries by a
i small margin. It is said hero that
litis appointment will undoubtedly be
[highly approved throughout the State.
Recently Mr, Masscy has been prac
I ticlhg law in Reno, nrd for a long
I time has been a leader of the Nevada
Hundreds Rush Into "Little
White Mouse" to Break
News to Him.
Feels Responsibility More Than
Pride in Elevation to
Head of Party. j
.Sea Girt. N J , July 2?Twenty
newspaper reporter! sitting coatless
and hatleas on the. lawn of New Jor
tcy's - Littlo White House' this after
noon uaw an operator come out of the ?
telegraph tent with a yePow blank in ,
bib hand. Hu stood for U moment in
silhouette- against the canvas back- i
ground and read:
'Wilson Is nominated."
When he looked up twenty chairs
Wcrb rocking vacantly In the breeze. !
and the twenty men who had faced j
Mm a moment before were half a hun- j
tired feet away, scampering In a strag?
gling line for a spot on the Governor's
porch, whuro u short time before, a j
tall, thin man In a gray suit had been i
The chair where he had aat was
empty, and they burst Into the parlor
door. "Mr. President," they shouted
with one voice, "we congratulate you." j
I They found the man they sought, i
j when his life as nominee of the Demo- j
? cratlc party was less than a minute
old. He was laughing and ohattlnb ;
W'th his wife und daughters.
1 tr?t Itenl KelainI Ion.
The newa, he said, hud come a mo?
ment before over tho long d'stance
telephone, after days o? anxious
walllnb. and the few seconds he had
spent with his family were his first
of real relaxation during the week.
"It's remarkable. It's remarkable,"
ex lalmed Governor Wilson. "It came
with a rush." he continued. "After the
?Say it opened this morning 1 did not
think It would come so fast.
"You must sometimes have won
deied why I did not show more emo?
tion as the news came In from the
convention; and I have been afraid
that you might get the impression
that I was so self-confident and sure
of the result that I took the steady
Increase in the vote for me compla?
cently and as a. matter of course. The
fuel Is thnt the emotion lias been too
deep to come to the eurface. In fact,
as the vote has grown and as It has
seemed more and more likely that I
I might bo nominated 1 have become
1 moru and more solemn.
"1 have not felt of this fight as If
It were a thing that centred on myeelf
j an a person. The fine men who have
been fighting for me in Baltimore I
j have not tegarded as my representa?
tives. It has been the other way all
around. I have felt all the while that
they were honoring me. by regarding
me as their representative, and that
they were righting for the because they
thought 1 could stand for and light for
the things that they believed in and
desired for the country.
"I do not 6ee how any mun could
feel elation as such responsibilities
loomed ne.\rer and nearer to him or
I how he could feel any shallow per
| sonal pride.
HI The Governor was allowed only a
J brief respite before there poured in
j the deluge of callers who had hung
I atiout the tickers and bulletin boards
?for seven days. They cheered again
land again. Between bursts of applause
j they called him "WooJrow" and "Gov."
and "Wilson." but most of all tliey
hulled him as "the next President of
th* United State?."
A thousand yards away a company
I of mllltla on the rifle range were en
i gaged In target practice. Some one
I telephoned the clubhouse and the tiring
I ceased. Down the twisted roadway
there raced a bevy of automobiles. As
they drew up In front of the Gov?
ernor's cottage half a dozen men jump?
ed from one and ran w.'th a Hash of
bunting under their arms to a lofty
flag pole, and a second later a forty
foot flag was rippling from the top In
the breeze,
"Three cheer* for the next Presi?
dent"' shouted a lusty lunged er.thusi
aa-:. and the crowd gave them with a
will. Th* Governor removed hi'", soft
brown hat, bowed, and said:
"Gentl-eanehi I th-mk you from my
heart." I
Further yet down the read?a mile,
they said, though ;t seemed like two? 1
a ibrass band of forty pieces lay und'r
cover awaiting a s'gnal. They had j
been waltir.g there two days, practic?
ing during tho evenings on "H&ti to'
the Chief" and "S?e the Conquering I
Hero Comes." When the signal came
the leader stepped out and a&ked if
they were rendy. They were. So they |
marched down the road in the wake of
Innumerable automobiles, past scores
Of pedestrians, with a growing entour?
age, apd stopped on the Governor's
lawn. And there they played i\ nil*, the
victors applauded and the Governor
beamed his thinks.
Hin Daughters \r,. llnppy,
Within the Governor's parlor there
was a great crowding of visitors, and
shaking of hands and bestowing of all
sorts of good wishes and predictions.
The, Governor's three daughter--, Mis?e?
Jessie, Margarit and Eleanor, were
i finite be?lde themselves with h opines*. |
while Mrs. Wilson smile.t nod s? Id ?he I
I felt "Oh. so solemn." and that the re?
sponsibility w?.? almost as lerrhblc ,t?
j the suspense. Put the 0 >v?rnor acted
I like an enthusiastic hoy girowh dlgni
The Times-Dispatch Will Give Returns
From the Johnson-Flynn Fight at Las Vegas
Returns from the Fly an-Johnson fight at Las Vegas will
I be given in front of The l imes-Dispatch Business Office, begin?
ning at noon to-morrow.
Bulletins will be posted and a running story of the battle as
it progresses, will be megaphoned as it is taken from a special wire
into The Times-Dispatch Office from the ring-side.
The fight will begin at 1 0 o'clock at Las Vegas, which is
noon in Richmond.
Surges t tfie UiUq
$155.00 for a Title
This picture has no title. Wo will give $155.00 in prizes
for the six host and most suitable titles for the picture.
To participate in this contest you must purchase from
us some article during the period of the conter-t. You can
make a& many suggestions as you like. When you make
your purchase ask the salesman to give you a "Picture Con
test Card.*' then fill it out with the title or titles you are
submitting, and your name and address, and turn it in to us.
Every mail order purchase entitles you to make suggestions
The contest will end July 6th. The best suggestion
wins the first prize; the second best the second prize, etc.
Three competent and disinterested judges will award the
First Prize?One Suite of Furniture. $50 00
Second Prize?One Coal or ("ins Range. 35 00
Third Prize?One Axntinster of Wiltana Rug....... 25 00
Fourth Pri/e?One Reed ("ouch and Cushion......... 20 00
Fifth Prize -One Chiffonnier . 15 00
Sixth Prize?One Library Table. 10 00
Total..$155 00
Prize winners can exchange these for anything they
want, provided it is of equal value.
fled, and said It was almost too good
I to be true.
M..-S Jessie opened the presidential
campaign of 1912 for *i?r father. Siie
gathered a pocketful of Wilson buttons
and pinned them upon the callers. She
I did not forget four brawny railroad j
i hrakemen who c&.nie Into shake the j
Governor's hani and tell him that they
j were tired of being Republicans and j
i would cast their rirst Democratic votes,
! for him From Long Branch to Point
I Pleasant, through a score of towns
and cities by the sea, all roads led to
I the Governor's home. CaTonvftn from
nearby towns reaped a harve>.?t. All j
' the Northern Jerrey coast seemed to
. night to be trying to crowd into Sea
Glrt Hundreds of automobiles ma.le
It tnrir Mecon.
T:ie days of waiting have not all
[ been bright. Last Friday evening th.t
liinoii.ar', cha.ice tscenu-d to have
gon? glimmering when Clark polled a
majority, and he telephoned his man?
age .it Baltimore to release his dele
ates. Word can.- back that they re?
fused to bp released, and not a man.
he said to-day, deserted him. Mean?
time the Govern r tuld his secretary,
and the secretary offered to lay a small
wager on Champ Clank against the
'' field with an 'ed-tlme friend. The j
I friend took the b- :. The sjcretary paid
i to-night
' Governor Wilson has not decided I
whether he will ; ? sign as New Jersey'
Governor :o make als presidential cam?
paign. Iii? close friends say "ne won'' -
at least not for ? while, and pr?btafbly i
not until elect ion.
Alleged Inside Information Con?
cerning Johnson-Flynn
I Now York, Jul> '??Out of the \Voolly
W. st comes a yhrn that can be taken
for what it Is worth, it concerns tly
Johnson-Flynn flRht at l<as Vegas, fl.
M.. Thursday, an ! has Its origin amol g
Chicago sporting men, who pretend to
have Inside Information. In effect the
stor; discloses an alleged scheme by
I whic h Johnson, 1 'ynn and Curiey en
| to red into a partm ship agreement sev
I mal months ago, each to receive a cor
I tain percentage ? ?! the gross receipts
I from the moving picture privileges and
[a tour of the country by Flynn, who
Would win the light either on n foul
or on a fake la*.-down. It is -rotated;
( that Johnson also received a guarantee
of i return match with Flynn in twelve
months, so that hi could turn the tallies
atid win back his title.
t'nder such conditions, so the yarn
goes, a fortune waa looked for. Inas- ;
mo h as Johnson's defeat, reproduced
In moving pictures, would i)u worth, <
say. Ii..,000, svnile Fly nil, as the new
champion of the White race. could travel
nil over the United .States, Canada and
In Europe, commanding a huge weekly
guarantee, it is also related th.it Cur
ley, with nU usual persuasion, con?
vinced Johnson that <f he continued to
hold the championship he could not
make money either in the rim; or on
the vaudeville stage, that already he
hud been b?rred In England and in
this country, except in far-off New
Mexico, and that his Increasing unpop?
ularity male theatrical engagements
worth practically nothing. So the
F|ynh match waa arranged with the
Idea of getting the money in h ip lit :?.
trusting to the credulous sporting pub?
lic to fait for the defeat of th< negro.
But this reported arrangement, It
appears, recently struck a snag In the
shape of a hill passed by COngri Bs
making It a misdemeanor to transport
moving pictures of a prise, right from
one State to another. President Taft,
it is believed, will affix his signature,
In which event the Johnson-Flynn pic?
tures canhoi lie shown Inthls country,
thereby depriving Curley * Co. of a
l?rge revenue.
In view of this unexpected turn of
affairs, according to Western gdsslps,
Johnson has become wary and will
cast aside all agreements, If i lere ore
any. so that he can light Flynn on the
square inste.nl of becoming ontaitgled
in a frost Four weoks ago Curley an
.in. ed that Flynn would be the win?
ner, an i he offered to wager JVao to
that effect. Velterday a local sporting
man received a wir.- from the .-',.110 of
action to th. effect, that Curley had
. h; lined his tur.e and that It was pos?
sible to Lt.-t live to on.- on tie negro.
This would seem to indicate th.it it
there ever was ahj truth in tile yarn
IM 1.1.11 \.N v 1.1 El'Elt,
ltlehi.id (?? Lyncbbiirg, N'olurnl
llrldge mihi ( nil mi Forge, via
CUES it'll \ K ri \.\ll OHIO ItVII.W u
Effective July 1 C A- O. train leav?
ing Richmond "? 1 "? I*. M. dally, except
Sunday, will oarrj Pullman sleep.'i
Ric/hmon<i i" I.ynchfi?rg, Nabu raj
Bridge and Clifton Fui ge
Low Fares July 4
\ln Norfolk mid Western Itnlltvoy.
Excursion tickets at greatly redui ed
rates will tie sold on July -J, il and I.
Hood until Jul> S, 1012, from Rich?
mond to ..ill stations on the Norfolk
and Westi i n Hallway, and to princi?
pal points in th. south Example of
toilful trip fares: Norfolk, $3.46? uynch
bttrg, $5.Ob; Virginia Bench, ?n U0. Spe?
cial excursion to Norfolk, Virginia
BcnOll and ocean View OH July I.
leaving Hlehniond 8:10 v M.j return?
ing BP. from Norfolk, '..in p. Ji.
$ 1. round trip._
The Confederate Museum
OPEN i' A. M TO .*? I". M.
Admission. 2Sc, Free on Saturdays,
con ?Hung a prearrangcment, ovary
thing lias been called off, und tiic irioh
i\ 111 flghi on this square, In which case
Flynn will prove an easy victim.
As u r< suit of all these rumors, tile
only Interest shown Iri the tight relates
to Its honesty. If Johnson los'cs, the
wiseacres will say: "We told you so!"
mill the sporting public will quickly
draw tlie conclusion that the mill Is a
frame-up. A vi lory for the negro, on
the olliei hand) will be taken to me in
that tlie men agreed to light on the
level from the time of signing articles
or that a shift in plans at tin- last mo?
ment was deemed necessary for bus?
iness reasons. The fact that there Is
positively no betting on the result In
this city is proof that ring followers
ate lukewarm.
Bessie McCoy, Yama Yama Girl,
Will Become Bride of
Sew York.' July 2 ?Richard Harding
I Davis, tfie novelist and war corre?
spondent, and Bessie McCoy, thi act?
ress who wc?n hit chief fame In the
"Yatnn Yama" song ? tsi "The Thrtie
Twins." are to mnrried This has
be01, rumored before, but has nlwuys
! loi n followed ii> a denial tiom one
or tin otiter of tin interested pur
l.a.-t night, however, Mr Davis said
! at his home in Motiht KISco thai it
'is true, and that lie and Miss McCoy
y.ilj be married on July S. Asked for
I so. details ni'out where the mur
j rliy.e will lake place, he refused to
s:i> a word.
I "We .ue going to k-",> it a secret."
he said "Wo want to keep ironi be
,'inft bothered VV'c, ei. going to be
j mr. r'ie I a We< k :'i "'ii to-day, :>.n<i
that's nil you need. As a matter of
1 fin i w. haven't made out plans v et.
anyhow, i ? iv.se we don't warit thein
to lent; out."
Mr Davis Said that Miss McCoy is
now in ill. civ. '.mi he Wouldn't say
ch.i. and her mother and her
yiliinRer sister, Sollte, have a home In
N'.mv Itochelle, but nobody an.-w.ied
tli' tctephoho in their home ln-t night.
Thi- will bo Miss McCoy's tlrst mar?
riage, hut not Mr, ''avi?'<. it was
onlj a couple of we->ks ago?-.lun< |S
that his first Wife grit a divorce from
him In Chicago, her home town.
Tin- first Mrs. Davis was Cecil Clark,
daughter of ti wealthy 'CWea-go Iron
manufacturer. She and Mr, Davis were
marrle I In 1899, a'n.l tbey separated
in Ii''I' Mis. Davis surd for u .-cpa
rntlon In New York county early this
v.ar, hut qn May 1.0 her attorney had
the suit Withdrawn \jr,.. . |va.v|s
promptly went to Chicago -and sued for
divorce At that tlliK Mrs Dav!* said
I (hat there would he no scandal in the
I suit, that she had a clear case of de
I section, and thai that was nil tlw re was
i to the case Subsequently Ml*. Davis
! made an additional charge, which was
I not put into the records of th? case.
! li w.is made privately t-o the Judge.
DSvis was Iri i.ondon when ho he
' came engaged to the first Mrs. Davis,
I Hie cabled a proposal. She cabled
I back her assent. Davis.' then hired a
rriosscnger and dispatched him to Chl
I cago with the engagement ring, it
cost hint about $600 to got the ring
to his ftahece.
! Mr. Davis met Miss McCoy when
; sh?, wns ni:iklng h?r success us lbs
i'Vama Varna,'1 girt. For many days
I before Ihe meeting he had occupied
the same seat while she was doing
her daneo. After the meeting he con?
tinued to like the show and had the
seat reserv?rl for him for every even?
ing performance.
Miss McCoy went to Bermuda this
spring, b :t returned to New York a
short time ago.
50c West Point and Return 50c
I tils 4th. Two train*?9 A. M. and
4:30 P. M. Returning 10 P. M.
Southern Raitaat.
Good lime
l'.njoy every fhintlte ?f your
afternoon or evening. Keep
t ool .ind hear the
Chicago Ladies'
Concerts. Classic and popu?
lar selections. Best soloists.
You will be glad every time
you go to the finest of play?

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