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CHARLES E. HUGHES IS REPUBLICANS'
CHOICE FOR PRESIDENT; ROOSEVELT NAMED BY MOOSE DECLINES 10 SERVE Justice Immediately Resigns from Benqh and Telegraphs Acceptance Colonel Refuses to Be Progressive Nominee on Condition Puts It Up to Moose Committee to Decide Whether or Not G. 0. P. Nominee Deserves Election as One Who Has Vital Interests of Country at Heart Republican Movement Toward Hughes a Landslide. Chicago, Juno 11. Tho two great pollll ml conventions aro over and republi can and progrcsslvo delegates have do parted to their home States, having done what thoy enmo to Chicago to do. Tim Grand Old Tarty, as was predicted, placed tho namo of Charles Evans Hughes In nomination for President ot tho I'nltod States on the third ballot, tho voto being a veritable land-slide. The progressives, also, according tn prophecy, named Theodore TtoosevcU as their chief standard bearer. Tho two hip ('Vents of the day, how ever, were the Immediate acceptance ot the nomination by Justice Hughes, who forthwith resigned his high office on the Supreme Court bench, and a letter from Colonel Roosevelt declining, condi tionally, to accept the nomination ten dered him by the Dull Moose party. Tho letter came as a bomb-shell to the progressive convention and the Cather ine ended In gloom when the delegates learned of the decision of their Idol. What the colonel's course will bo In the campaign to come is not known as yet His refusal to serve is conditional upon the attitude of the republican can didate "toward the vital questions of the day." Ho suggests thnt his condi tional refusal be placed in the hands of the progressive national committee, which, If It be satisfied that it is for the Interest of the country that Mr. Jfughos be elected, can act accordingly nnd treat ills (the colonel's) refusal as definitely accepted. If not satisfied, further conferences are suggested. Previous to the conventions' making nominations. Colonel Roosevelt suggest ed by wire tho name of Senator Henry Cabot Lodge, but the suggestion was Not treated seriously In either conven tion hall. The lepubllcans nominated Charles W. Fairbanks of Indiana as vice-president nnd the progressives named John M. I'arker of Louisiana. THE LANDSLIDK TO HUGHES. hen tho lopuhllean convention as pcmbled Saturday the delegates were in formed bv Senator Smoot that harmonj committees of both parties were unablo to agree upon a candidate. He also told the convention that ColonM Roosevelt had suggested Senator Lodge as a candi date who might reunite the parties. He innilo lb.-, further M.itpmpnt thnt the nro- prcsslves had tabled the Senator Lodge I Miggestion. The convention showed little Interest and proceeded to the third ballot. WHISKS "WITH DRAWS. Senator Weeks took tho platform and I withdrew his name as a candidate, telling his supporters they could vote for whom they choose. W. A. Rodenberg of Illinois then withdrew tho name of Senator Sher-1 man. The calling of tin- roll followed i lind the Hughes votes pattered like rain. I VERMONT LEADS DEMONSTRATION, i The roll completed was the signal for a I Mb demoiibtratlon. The Vermont and Oregon delegations climbed into the aisle j and led a triumphal march around the hall, tho other oiiginal Hughes dulegn- j Hons falling in. THE RESULT ANNOUNCED. The demnostratlon completed, chairman Harding announced the result of the vote' n follows: Hughes P4nVs. Roosevelt W.i, Lodge 7, DuPont 5, Weeks 3, LaFollettc .1. not voting 1. The votes against Hughes I voro: Maryland, 1 for Roosevelt; Massa- nitetts, 3 for Roosevelt. 1 for Weeks; Mississippi, Sij for Roosevelt; Missouri. ' for Weeks; Montana, 1 for Roosevelt; North Carolina, 7 for Lodge; Oklahoma. 3 for Roosevelt; "'Pennsylvania, 3 for Itoosevclt; South Carolina, 5 for DuPont; Tennessee, 3 for Roosevelt; I'tnli, 1 for Jtoosevelt. A motion to make the nomination unanimous was seconded by Senator Jodgo nnd carried. A short, hearty and ' Whole souled cheer, the most sincere I demonstration of the week, followed. VICE-PRESIDENT NOMINATED. It only required a short space of time to nominate Charles Wnrren Fairbanks cif Indlnna as candidate for vice-president, his name being presented by John Wana maker The vote, afterward made unanimous, follows: , Fairbanks, &ti3; Elmer J. Hurkett ot Nebraska, 1K; Hiram W, Johnson ot California, 2, W. G. Webster of Illinois, 2 Theodore E. Burton of Ohio, l; no'. otlng, 4. A motion offered by ex-Governor Frank Jin Murphy of New Jersey empoweied the national committee to iill any vacancies that occurred, ( halrman Hnrdlng then announced that Jie had sent a telegram to Justlco Hughes Informing him of his nomination. Tho convention, however, seemed to have no Interest in anything oIfo and ndjourncj lit 2:02. THE NOMINATION OFT. R. After having nominated Theodore Toosevelt of New York for president nnd John M. Parker of Louisiana for vice president, and having listened to a com munication fmm Colonel Roosevelt. In which wan embodied a conditional refusal to load the fight, the progressive conven lion dispersed at llvo o'clock Saturday fiftf moon It was a thoroughly icsentful and Indig nant, If not a disheartened, body of men 1 lint nied out of tho Auditorium but, np- I arcntly, they were determined that the third paily must keep to the middle of the ;oad at all costs. Tho progressive leaders had been en gaged all day In a dramntle strugglo with II convention plainly nut of sympathy with till planH for leconclllatlon with the ropuli lkuns not Involving tho nomination of I ulonel Roosevelt on tho republican ticket II well an on tho progressive. They did not dare spring the colonel's message on the convention until the work of the final day was done nnd It was ready to ad journ. Then, as it was read, tt came as a stunning blow to the men who had burned all their political bridges behind them four years ago to join the colonel In his cxodiiH and who by this time have had more than enough of their sojourn !n the wilderness. Tho colonel's suggestion of Senator Lodge as a compiomlse candldato was listened to in silence and was greeted after the message had been reail with loud cries of "No, nol" Chairman Robins rap ped for order, nnd Mr. Perkins resumed his stntcment, asking the convention, now that they had tho republicans' recommcn- j datlon of Justice Hughes and the colonel's telegram, what was their pleasure. "Let both suggestions be laid on the table," shouted the crowd. Mr. Perkins made that suggestion in tho form of a motion. It was railroaded through in a moment by ncclnmatlon. The nomination of Roosevelt for which tho convention had been Impatiently wait ing tevcr.il days wont through with great speed and accompanied with much noise. After tho colonel's letter of refusal had been read, James R. Garfield of Ohio said: "I move that the letter from Colonel Roosevelt bo received in the spirit It was sent and thnt it be referred to the na tional committee with power to act thereon." Earlier In the setsion the convention without protest had adopted a resolution empowering tho progressive national com mittee to till vacancies on tho ticket. The motion was put and declared car ried by Chairman Robins In a Jiffy. Then some one from thu floor hurriedly made a motion to adjourn sine die. This also was carried, tho llnal gavel fell and the Progressive party's national conven tion passed Into history amid gloom. Until the message from Colonel Roosc. veit was received the convention was all aflame with sentiment for him. Ilia name whenever mentioned was the sig nal for fervent cheering. Ho was extolled by speaker after speaker as the greatest man in America nnd one who was destined to lead the progressives to vic tory. SILENT, CHEERLESS PROCESSION. At the closing session of the conven- tlon there had been in evidence the first flickering away of the old Hull Mooso spirit which vas so conspicuous in the earlier stages of the convention. The delegates and spectators who had sat through It all did not have time to realize what It all meant beforo the final gavel foil and the hand broke into tile solemn strains of "America." The progressives are much given to fervent singing, but even the cherished strains of that old melody held no lure for them. Thu colonel's message of re fusal had taken all song out of them, and they started for thu doors a silent and cheerless procession. Some were coinplalnlng hltte.rly that after all their sacrifices, tlio colonel was pro paring "to run out on them." Many of the delegates went straight from the Auditorium to tho nearest telegraph offices. For days to come. Colonel Roosevelt will lie bombarded with messages, urging It upon him as a duty to run, in language probably more direct than any to which ho has been accustomed, from members of his Bull Moose flock. Everybody seemed to realize that the colonel's "condition al refusal," hinging on the attitude of Justice Hughes with regard to Ameri canism nnd preparedness, might Just as well have been lnado absolute, es pecially in the light of the published statement from Justlco Hughes ac cepting the nomination nnd outlining his position on tho issues. TWO BALLOTS TAKEN IN REPUBLICAN CONVENTION. Chicago, June U. On tho two and only ballots taken to-dny In the republican na tional convention Justice Hughes led tho field and gained strength. Ills supporters, confident that another ballot would givo him a majority, resisted adjournment but tho convention, tired and worn with a con tinuous ten-hour session was determined to rest until to-morrow morning at eleven o'clock and adjourned until that hour. It was the. first time since 1SS.S that a republican convention has taken more than one ballot to choose a presidential nomi nee. On the first ballot Justice Hughes poll ed a3 1-2 votes. He got 42 from his own State ami aside from Oregon and Florida, the remainder were largely scattering. lOn the second ballot he Ineteased to 32S 1-2 votes. It required 491 voles to nominate. Colonel Roosovclt'B topmost strength In tho first day's balloting was il votes. Re side Governor Hughes, the colonel and (Charles W. Fairbanks of all tho IS men who had votes on tho first ballot alone made nu Increase on tho nccond. Tho expected demonstration for Colonel Roosevelt when ho was nominated i,y Sen ntor Full of New Mexico lasted 41 minutes and broko tho record for this convention. lAll observers agreed that It was largely a gallery demonstration nnd that the par ticipation was scattering from the dele, gate section. Tho Fairbanks demonstra tion ran next with .Hi minutes, tho Burton demonstration lasted 31 minutes nnd tho Hughes demonstration hinted 20 minutes, On tho first ballot tho delegates follow ed their Instructions, voting for favorite sons and primary choices. Senator Weeks got JOB, Klihu Root 103, Cummins R3, Fairbanks 71 1-2, Sherman HI. Roose velt CI and Knox OS. Haiti' Fold tot THE BURLINGTON FREE PRESS AND TIMES: THURSDAY, T. TVS CONDITIONAL LETTER OF REFUSAL Col. Roosevelt's conditional refusal to accept the progres sive nomination for president as sent to the Moose conven tion at Chicago is as follows: Oyster Bay, N. Y.( June 10. To the Progressive Conven tion: I am very grateful for the honor you confer upon me by nominating me as presi dent. I cannot accept it at this time. I do not know the attitude of the candidate of the Republican party toward the vital questions of the day. Therefore, if you desire an immediate decision, I must decline the nomination. But if you prefer to, I sug gest that my conditional re fusal to run be placed in the hands of the progressive na tional committee. If Mr. Hughes's statements, when he makes them, shall satisfy the committee that it is for the interest of the country that he be elected, they can act ac cordingly and treat my re fusal as definitely accepted. If they are not satisfied, they can so notify the Pro gressive party, and at the same time they can confer with me, tnnd then determine on whatever action we may severally deem appropriate to meet the needs of the coun try. THEODORE ROOSEVELT. (Michigan's 32 votes by Instructions. For mer President Taft got II from Texas and tho scattering included eomplimcntaiy votes for Borah, Willis and McCall and the Instructed vote for other candidates. On the second ballot Michigan turned .10 over to Hughes and gave Colonel Roosevelt 2; McCall of Massachusetts turned his vote to the Justice amid great applause; Senator Lodge, who had nomi nated Senator Weeks, turned his vote to Colonel Roosevelt; W. Murray Crane announced his vote for Hughes; Missouri gae the Justice 22 of her M; New Jersey gave him 1(5. The New York delegation vote on the second ballot stood; Hughes 13. Root 42 and Roosevelt 2. Pennsyl vania's second ballot was; Knox 31. Roosevelt 22, John Wanamaker 5, Hughes S, DuPont 2, Root 1 and one not voting. Vermont cast its entire eight for Hughes on both ballots. Before the second ballot was taken one of the favorite sons. Governor Brumbaugh withdrew and proposed the nomination of Colonel Roosevelt. The other favorite sons remained thiough the balloting. On the second ballot one vote was cast for IMaJor-General Leonard Wood and one for Chairman Harding. An analysis showing where the gains of Justice Hughes came from on the sec ond ballot folows: In all Justice Hughes gained 7."i votes on the second ballot. lie gained 1 In Alabama. 2 in California, 1 In Georgia, a in Kentucky, 2 In Louisiana, 2 In Maine, S in n.Mssaohu.setts, 2S in Michigan, I In Mlst-nuil, 2 in Nebraska, 3 In iNew Hamp shire, 4 In New Jeiscy, 1 In New ork, In Pennsylvania, 2 In South Carolina, 2 In Texas, 2 in Utah. 3 In Virginia, 3 in West Virginia, 1 in Hawaii. He lost 1 vote In Arkansas and 1 In Hawaii. Roosevelt gained HI votes on the second ballot. One of these came from Maine, one from Massachusetts, 2 from Michigan, 13 from Pennsylvania, and 1 from Texas. Ho lost one vote in Idaho, 1 in South Caro lina, 1 In Washington, and 1 In Georgia. In ten continuous hours the delegates to-day sat through eleven nominating speeches which presented Justice Hughes, Ellhu Root, former Senator Burton, Sen ator Weeks, T. Coleman DuPont, Senator Sherman, former Senator Fairbanks, Sen ator Cummins, Colonel Roosevelt, Senator LnFolletto and Governor Brumbaugh. There wcie a various number of seconding speeches. Ten had been planned Colonel Roosevelt and although Chairman Harding agreed to recognize them nil they did not all appear. Tho demonstrations as candidates were nominated, were the usual cheering, roaring, marching affairs. During the uproar that greeted the nomi nation of Colonel Rooyevelt tho police had to ho sent to the galleries to stop women tearing bunting fiom tho railings. Other wise tho demonstrations although noisy nnd prolonged wero good natured nnd or derly. The total voto ot the convention fixed by the credentials committee nt S9 was I educed to 9S7 becaime the two Porto Rlcan delegates failed to qualify. Tills i educed the number necessary for a nomination to 494 Instead of 493, as previously had been announced. THE FIRST BALLOT. The voto by States on tho first ballot was as follows: Alabama-iShermaii 1, Burton J, "Weeks 3, Fairbanks 1, Roosevelt 1, Borah 1, Hughes 8. Arizona Hughes 1, Burton 1, Roosevelt 1. Arkansas Fairbanks 2, Sherman 2, Bur ton 3, Root 3, Weeks 3, Cummins I, Hughes 1. Colorado Roosevelt 6, Root 5, Fairbanks 1. Connecticut Hughes f, Root fi, Burton2, "Weeks 1, Fairbanks 1. Deleware DuPont G, Roosevelt 1, ' Florida Hughes Georgia Roosevelt 1, Burton 2. DuPont ", Hughes .1, Weeks li. Idaho Hughes I, Roorevelt I. Illinois-Sherman f,, Roosevelt 2. IndlannFalrhnuks .'!!. Iowa CuininliiH 26. Kansas Weeks 3, Root 2, Falnbnuks 2, Kherman 2, Burton 1, Hughes 10. Kentucky--Fall banks 1."., Hughes 10, IRoosevelt 1. Louisiana -Weeks 3. .Sherman J, Root 1 WuUou J. 1-2. Montnna-Ciimmlns S. Nebraska Cummins U, Ford 2. Nevada Root !, Hughes I, New Ilampihlre-WockN R. New Jersey Hughes 12, Root 12, Roose velt 2, Weeks 1, Fairbanks 1. New Mexico Roosevelt 2, Hughes 2, Weeks 2, Fairbanks 1 1-2, Hughes 4. Mnlno-Root 1, Roosevelt 2, Weeks 1, Hughes 6. Mnryland-Htuthes Weeks S, Roose velt 3, Root 1, Massachusetts-Hughes I, Roosevelt 4, Weeks 2R. Michigan-Henry Font 30. Minnesota Cummins 21. Mississippi Button 1, Weeks li2, Fair banks 2, Roosevelt 3(4. Hughes t, Now York The New York delegation was polled: Hughes 12, Root 43, Roose velt 2. Pennsylvania To bo pollel, nnd the chair so directed. Brumbaugh 20, Knox 3H, Roosevelt s, Hughes 2, absent 1 Rhode liilnnd-Hughes 10. Smith Cnrollnn-Roosevelt 1, Fairbanks 2, Weeks 3, Burton 2, Hughes 2, Root 1. South Dakota-Cummins 10. Tennesseo Hughes 9, Weeks 3',:, Bur ton 1, Dupont 1, Roosevelt 5, Fairbanks 1, absent Texas Root 1. Fairbanks 1, Weeks 1, Burton 1, Hughes 1, Sherman 1, Roose velt 1, Cummins 1, Borah 1, Dupont 1, McCall 1. Frank B. Willis 1, Taft 14. Utah Hughes I, Root 3, Roosevelt 1, Vermont Hughes S, California Hughes 9. Rnot R, Burton 1, Weeks 3, Fairbanks 3, Sherman 2. Missouri Fairbanks 6, Weeks S, Frank fi, Willis 3, Hughes IS, absent 1. North Carolina Weeks 3, Hughes G, Roosevelt ft, Root 2, Burton 1. North Dakota-LnFolletto 10. Ohio Burton 1'. Oklahoma Burton 2, Cummins 1, Fair banks 2, Hughes 8, Roosevelt 2, Root 1, Shermnn 1, Weeks fi. Oregon Hughes 10. Virginia Fairbanks 1, Rurtnn 1, Roore velt l':, Root 3, Weeks 3, Hughes r.''2. Washington Root S, Hughes R, Roose velt 1. West Virginia-Burton 7, Weeks K, Dupont 2, Fairbanks 1, Hughes 1. Wisconsin LaFollette 1,", Hughes 11. Wyoming Hughes fi. Alaska Weeks 1, Hughes 1. Hawaii Burton 1. Weeks 1. Philippines Fairbanks 1, Root 1. The totals were as follows. Hughes, 2C3',i; Hoot, 103; Burton, 77H; Weeks, 105; Dupont, 12; Sherman, 66; Fairbanks, 74Vi; Cummins, S3; Roosevelt, i; LaFollettc, 25; Rrumbaugh, 20; Ford, 32; Knox, 36; Borah, 2; Willis, t; McCall, 1; Taft 14. Not voting, 2','j. Total, 9S7. THE SECOND BALLOT. The second ballet by States was as follows: Alabama Burton 1. Weeks 4, Fair banks 1, Roosevelt 1, Hughes 0. Ai Izona Hughes 4, Burton 1, Roosevelt 1. Arknnsa.s Burton I, Weeks 3, Fair banks 3, Root 2, Sherman 2. Cummins 1. California Hughes 11, Root 12, Fair banks 1, Sherman 1, not voting 1. Colorado Root 3, Roosevelt 6, Fair banks 1. Connecticut Root 7, Hughes 5, Wcoks 1, Fairbanks 1. Delaware Dupont 5, Roosevelt 1. Florida Hughes S. Georgia Hughes 6, Rurton 2, Fairbanks 2, Dupont 3, Weeks 4. Idaho Hughes I, Roosevelt 3, Root 1. Illinois Roosevelt 2. Sherman 50. Indiana Fairbanks 30. Iowa Cummins 2'i. Kansas Weeks 3, Root 2, Fairbanks 2, Sherman 2, Burton 1, Hughes 10. Kentucky Fairbanks II, Hughes 11. Roosevelt 1. Louisiana Hughes 6. Sherman 1. Weeks 1, Root 1. Burton l1;. Fairbanks 1V4- Maine Root 1, Roosevelt S. Hughes S. Maryland Hughes 7, Weeks 5, Roose velt 3, Root 1. Chairman of the Massachusetts delega tion requested a poll. Tho chair granted the request. When Senator Ioflge's name was called ho voted for Roosevelt amid cheeis. Massachusetts Hughes 12, Roosevelt 3, Weeks 10. Michigan Roosevelt 2, Hughes 22. Minnesota Cummins 24. Mississippi Burton 1, Weks 1 1-2, Fair banks 2, Roosevelt 3 1-2, Hughes I. Missouri Hughes 22, Fairbanks 12, Weeks 2. Montana Cummins S. Nebraska Cummins 14, Hughes 2 Nevada-Root 2, Hughes 1. New Hampshire Weeks 2, Root 3. Hughes 3. New Jersey Hughes Ifi, Root 3, Fair banks 1, Roosevelt 2, Weeks 1, Wood 1, Harding 1, New Mexico Roosevelt 2, Hughes 2, Weeks 2. New York Hughes 13, Root 43 Roose velt 2. North Carolina Weeks 3, Hughes fi, Roosevelt !, Boot 2, Burton 1. North Dakota LaFollette 10. Ohio-Burton 4S. Oklahoma Burton 4, Cummins 1, Fair banks 1. Hughes 3, Roosevelt 2. Root 1, Sherman 1, Weeks .". Oregon Hughes 10. Rhode Island Hughes 10. Smith Carolina Hughes I, Fairbanks 3, Weeks 3, Burton 1. South Dakota Cummins 10. Tennessee Hughes S, Weeks 414. Root i. Roosevelt 5, Burton 1, Dupont 1, Fairbanks 1. Texas Fairbanks E, Root 3, Weeks 3, Burton 3, Hughes 3, Sherman 2, Roose velt 2, Cummins 1, Dupont 2, McCall 1, Willis 1. L'tah Root 2, Roosevelt 1. Vermont Hughes S. Virginia Roosevelt 114, Root 5, Hughes S'5. Washington Weeks 7, Hughes 5, Fair banks 2. West Virginia Burton 7, Weeks 3, Fairbanks 1, Root 1, Hughes 1. Wisconsin LaFolletto 13, Hughes 11. Ptah Hughes B, Root 2. Roosevelt 1. Pennsylvania Knox 3fi, Roosevelt 23, John Wanamaker fi, Hughes S, Dupont 2, Root 1, not voting 1. Wyoming Hughes fi. Alaska Weeks 1, Hughes 1, Hawaii Weeks 1, Hughes 1, Philippines Root 1, Fulrbanks 1. Tho totals follow: Hughes S2S4, Root OS'J, Burton TC'.i, Weeks 70. Dupont 13, Shorman fi.1, Fairbanks SS'S, Cummins 53, Roobcvelt SO, LaFollettc 2:,, McCall 1, Knox 37, Willis 1, Wood 1, Harding 1, Wnnamnkcr 5, not voting 2; total SS7. FRIDAY'S BUSINESS IN PROGRESSIVE CONVENTION Auditorium Hall, Chicago, Juno !. Theodore Roosevelt will bo nominated for president to-morrow by tho progressive nntlonal convention unless ihero Is somo political miracle an agreement between Its conferees ami those from the icpubll can convention, or direct, emphatic word from Mr. Roosevelt himself that the pro gressive nomination would not bo accept ed, For bonis to-day the leaders of (he con vention staved off a nomination that they knew and every delegato In tho hall knew was crowding forwnrd with the hours tlicmi-elves and could no mnro be stopped (( .lillillllCll llll ll 1 1). JUNE 15, 1916. HUGHES ACCEPTS HIS DUTY, HE SAYS Stands for Americanism and American Rights Severely Criticizes Democrats' Mexican Policy. The message of Justice Charles K. Inches tn the rennbllcan convention accepting the presidential nomination wan ns follows: Wnnhlngtnn, D C. Juno 20, 1016. IMr. Chairman nnd Delegates: I have not desired tho nomination, t have wished to remain on tho bench. But in this erltlcnl period in our national history. I recognize that it is your right to summon and that It Is my paramount duty to respond. You speak at n time, of national exigency, transcending mere ly partisan considerations. You voice, tho demand for a dominant, thorough going Americanism with firm protective upbuilding policies, essential to our peace nnd security, and to that call, In this crisis, I cannot fall to answer with the pledge of all that Is in mo to the t-ervlco of our country. Thoreforo 1 accept tho nomination. I stand for the firm and unfllnehln maintenance of all the rights of American citizens on land and sea. I neither im pugn motives nor underestimate difficulties. But It is most regrettably true that In our foreign relations we have suffered Incalculably from the weak anil vacillating course which has been taken with regard to Mexico a course lament ablv wrong with regard to both our rights and our duties. Wo interfered without consistency; and while seeking to dictate when wo were not concerned, wo utterly failed to appreciate nnd dis charge our plain duty to our own citizens. At the outset of the administration tho high rcsponslbllltlea of our diplo matic intercourse with foreign nations were subordinated to a conception of partisan requirements, nnd we presented to tho world a humiliating' spectacle of ineptitude. Belated efforts have not availed to recover the Influence and prestige so unfortunately sacrificed: and bravo words have been stripped of their force by indecision. I desire to see our diplomacy restored to Its best standards nnd to have theso advanced: to have no sacrifices of na tional interest to partisan expediencies; to have tho first ability of the country always at Its command here and abroad In diplomatic intercourse; to maintain firmly our rights under International law; Insisting steadfastly upon all our rights as neutrals, and fully perform ing our International obligations; and by tho clear correctness nnd Justness of our position and our manifest ability nnd disposition to sustain them to dig nify our place among tho nations. 1 stand for an Americanism that knows no ulterior purpose; for a patriotism that Is single and complete. Whether native or naturalized, of whatever race or creed, we have but one country, and we do not for nn Instant tolerate any division of allegiance. I believe In making prompt provision to assure absolutely our national secur ity. I believe In prcpnredness, not only entirely adequate for our defense with respect to numbers and equipment In both army and navy, but with all thoroughness to the end that in each branch of the service thero may bo the utmost efficiency under tho most compe tent administrative heads. We are de voted to the Ideals of honorable peace. We wish to promote ull wiso nnd prac ticable measures for the Just settlement of tho International disputes. In view of our abiding ideals, there is no danger of militarism in this coun try. We have no policy of aggression; no lust for territory, no zenl for strife, it Is In this spirit that wo demand ade quate provision for national dofense, and wo condemn the Inexcusable neglect that has hcen shown in this matter of first national importance. We must have tho strength which self-respect demands, the strength of an efficient nation ready for every emergency. Our preparation must be industrial and economic ns well as military. Our sever tst tests will como after the war Is over. We must make a fair and wise readjust ment of the tariff, In accordance with sound protective principles to Insure our economic Independence and to maintain American standards of living. We must conserve the Just interests of labor, real izing that In democracy patriotism and national strength must bo rooted In even handed Justice. In preventing, as we must, unjust discriminations and monopo listic practices, we must still be zealous tn assure the foundations of honest busi ness. Particularly should we seek tho ex pansion of foreign tiade. We must noi throttle American enterprise hero or abroad, but rather promote It and tako pride In honornblo achievements. We must tako up the serious problems of transportation, ot intci state and for eign commerce, in a sensible and candid manner, anil provldo an enduring basis for prosperity by the intelligent use ot the constitutional powers of Congress, so ns adequately to protect tho public on tho one-hand, nnd, on the other, to conserve the essential Instrumentalities of prog ress, I stand for tho principles of our civil sorvlco laws. In ovory department of government tho highest efficiency must bo Insisted .upon. For all laws and programs are vain without elflclent and impaitial administration. I cannot within tho limits of tills state ment speak upon all tho subjects that will require attention. I can only say that I fully Indorse tho platform you have adopted. I deeply appreciate the responsibility you Impose. I should have been glnd to have that responsibility placed upon an other. But 1 shall undertako to meet It, grateful for tho confidence you express. 1 sincerely trust thnt all former differences may bo forgotten and that wo may have united effort In n patriotic realization of our national need and oppoitunlty. I have resigned my Judicial office nnd I nm ready to rievoto mysolf unreservedly to tho campaign, CHARLRS K. HPGHIIS. DARIO RESTA WINS 300-MILE RACE Ills (nr Diicn nn Atrrnitr of tis.7 MllrH nn Ilnur. Chicago, Juno 11. Dai In Itesta to day won tho second annual 300 mllo automobile deiby nt the bpoedway here. Ralph Do P.ilnia was second, nearly a lap behind tlio leader. ltcstii'H time NOMINATION AS was 3 hours 2 minutes 31 sconds, an average of 9S.7 miles nn hour. During the last hundred mlh.s nt tho rnco up to the time thai Do Pal ma's onclne failed him ho nnd Rfsta raced nlmost within rench of c-cli other, first one nnd then tho other taking- tho lead. Tho other caih that remained to the end of the contest had a c'oae tacn among themselves but thoy were a number of laps behind tho two Itadeis and at io t'me d'd they threaten to take the k.id after tho first half ot tho race wni run. But one miner accident marred the tnce. Just before the end of the lontist, as Galvln was taking a curve at high speed I1I3 car skidded, nwunc about and rolled Into tho fence on tho Inner i.ldo of the. track. Both Galvin and his mechanician wero thrown out but neither sufteitd fcilous Injury. "MAKING THE 1ST OF LIFE" 31. II. HIIlegnK, ?vr Stnto riiinintslon- er of Urilirntlou, AddrcascH firnd untlnK CIiish of 5tn. High. Montpeller, Juno 11. Dr. M. B. mile grs, State commissioner-elect ot educa tion, addressed the graduating class ot the Montpeller high school In the high school auditorium this evening upon "Making tho Most of Life." Ho called attention to the direct finan cial expense Involved in tho support and education ot youth until thoy became wage earners. Kven tho most conserva tive estimate of this expense would mako tt a sum larger by fnr than tho average family savings in this country, ho said. The amount would purchase a high class automobile or mako a suh stnntlal first payment upon a home or a farm. Kven tho Interest on this In vestment would go a long way toward paying tho rent of tho average family. Tho people who bear the greater share of this burden of expense arc the par ents, but others furnish a material as sistance. Theso others may bo bankers, merchants and successful professional persons who can spare the money In volved without privation, but by far the greater number of those who contribute to this investment are bent with toll and who enjoy very few of the luxuries of life. In other words, the high school graduate finds himself Indebted to every person in the community. Iach person who Is thus backed Is expected to mako a return upon the in vestment. No one expects to be paid III kind, but such is tho intimate rela tionship that exists between the Indi vidual and the community in which he lives that his true success is a benefit and his failure is a direct loss to every other person. The speaker mentioned three particu lars In which persons who make the most of life are required to judge rela tive values. The tlrst was In the use ot time; the second was the control of con duct, and tho third was In the kind ot recreation and enjoyments in which tho individual indulged. FAIL FOR $245,286.93 (rlmrold & Mncklnnnn nt St. Johns- bury, Grnln Drillers, File Bank ruptcy Petition. Rutland, June S. A petition in bank ruptcy involving nearly a quarter of a million dollars was filed to-day with F. S. Piatt of this city, clerk of the Pnltcl States court, by Grlswold and Mncklnnon, feed and grain dealers of St. Johnsbury. The petitioners In the partnership aro Edward F. Grlswold. Robert Macklnnon and Herbert A. Stanley. Individual petitions were also filed by each of the partners. The company Is one of the largest in the northern part of the Stnte dealing in grain and one of the most heavily capitalized in St. Johnsbury. Tho total liabilities of tho bankrupt concern amount to J243.256.U3. Thero Is $23.44 due to wages, $25,000 In secured cinlms, J13S.463.7S in unsecured claims nnd f-M.709.71 contingent. The assets are $35, 153.91 in personal property nnd ?17,& In real estate, of this JI10 being claimed exempt. Tho petitioners are represented by the law llrm of Porter, Witters and Harvey of St. Johnsbury, K. W. Oriswold has no liabilities and has assets of $200 In household goods, all claimed exempt. Robert Macklnnon has liabilities amounting to $6,213.3S and per sonal assets of $3,ft22.61 of which $1,401 l claimed exempt. Herbert A. Stanley has personal liabilities of $11,143 and assets of J10.9-12.3S of which $1,313 is claimed exempt. PRINCIPAL J.AWS0N RESIGNS Vermont Academy lleml Announce Retirement Action I'ollcms Meet ing of IlnptlNt Contention mid School TriiMcrN. Saxtons River, June S. When the Rev. Dr. George B, Lawson nnnounced to the student body of Vermont Academy this morning that ills resignation would go Into effect at tho close of tho com mencement exercises next Tuesday eve ning ho caused a surprise not only to the boys of the school, but to the cduca tionnl system of the Stnte, Tho academy Is a Baptist educational Institution for Vermont nnd Dr. Lawson has been Its principal since the fall of 1908. For at least three cars there have been persistent rumors that tho principal was about to icslgn. It is known that certain Baptists have been dlssatlrfled with the retiring pr'nclpal's work and last week a meeting was held in Rutland at which matters concerning the school Were discussed. Those who attended the meotlng were numbers of the Baptist State convention end somo of tho members of the board of trustees of the academy, although, according to William C. Smith of Brattlebnro. clerk of tho board of trustees of the school, they were not there ns trustees of the school, hut ns membcrsvof tho State convention. Coming an it does so soon after the meeting In Rutland It Is believed that the meeting hud something tn do with Principal Lawsnn'H resignation. MANY WOMI3V NllllI) HW.P. Women aro as much inclined to kin. ncy troublo ns aie men, but too often mako tho "mistake of thinking that a certain amount of pain and torturo is their lot and cannot be r.volded. Foley Kidney Pills give quick rollcf from back ache, pains In bides and musclts, stiff, sore, aching Joints, and bladder ail ments. J. W. O'Sullivan. (Adv ) GOOD TIMIC TO GO. Now, Iny dear, tho score Is tied." "Come on," said his wife, "or we'll be Into fur dinner It's a good time to leave when neither aldo has tho nd- .iulag! '"Louis . Illo Com ler-Jouru.O. 13 BeeIIeT plunges into the campaign at once Hcfiins n Serins of I'olttical Conferences with Paiiy Lead ers in New York City Six Years 0tl of Politic. IS FIRED WITH ENTHUSIASM Chief Question Now Is Selection of Chairman of National Com mittee' Hitchcock, Williams, Keating, Tanner and Wan en Prominently Mentioned. Washington, Juno 11. Chotles E Hughes will bCBln his tight for the presi dency to-morrow with a torlcs of politi cal conferences In Now York city. His action In hastening to New York, token 111 connection with the telegram of accept ance to Chairman Harding, Is ronntruod as removing any doubt about bin Inten tion to wage a vigorous campaign from the very start, Tho nominee plans to be In New York some time to meet the republican leadors returning from tho Chicago convention. He will seize tho opportunity nlso If time permits, to get In touch once more with tho situation In New York State. The time for his return tn Washington has not been fixed but he may stay only a few hours. The chief questions to be discussed now concern the selection of a chairman of the national committee nnd the naturj of the presidential campaign, particularly the part to be played by Mr. Hughes himself. After six years of complete retirement from political activity M- Hughes finds himself quite out of touch with politics, and he 's turning to his friends in New York for information and guidance. No statement as to whom he will see there was forthcoming from the Hughes resi dence to-night, but It is expected he will meet former Attorney-General George W. Wickersham. long a close friend; Fred erick C. Tanner, chairman of the New York republican committee; Frank H. Hitchcock, the unauthorized Hughes boomer at Chicago; Governor Whitman and others. Friends of the nominee say he is fired with enthusiasm to get Into the contest now that the convention has spoken. Members of the Hughes family np peared in public to-day for the first time since the nomination. He nnd his daugh ter. Miss Catherine, left home at 10:31 this morning to walk two miles to the Cavalry Baptist Church. Their way was blocked by a squad of moving picture men. who kept pace with them for two squares. At the church entrance they were met by Mrs. Hughes and little Mrs. Elizabeth, who had driven there. Tho moving picture men had made the family late for services. As they lingered outside the closed doors awaiting the end of the Invocation both Mr. and Mrs. Hughes were centers of friends pressing forwnrd to shake hands. During services the family was seattd nine rows from the front of the church In a comparatively Inconspicuous seat. After lunch Mr. and Mrs. Hughes called at tho homes of all tho justices of the Supreme Court to pay farewell calls. Nu one wns received at the Hughes home. Representative !Mann, republican lead, cr In the House was among those whtJ called during Mr. Hughes' absence. Fed eral Justice Pritchard of North Carolina, long a close friend of Mr. Roosevelt, was nuother caller. Chicago. June 11. Five names were mentioned as possible candidates for chairman of the republican national com mittee and manager of the Hughes ana Fairbanks campaign In the political dis cussions of the subject by republican lead ers here to-day prior to their leaving for their homes. The names mentioned were Frank H. Hitchcock of New York, Rnlph E. Wil liams of Oregon. Jos. B. Kealing of In diana, Fred C. Tannor of New York and Charles B. Warren of Michigan. Hitchcock managed the pre-conven-tlon campaign of Hughes In Chicago. In 1904 ho wns vice-chairman of the republican national committee, and I was In charge of the New York head quarters during- the campaign of Theo dore Roosevelt. In 190S ho was chair man of the republican national com mittee and mnnaged tbe campaign of Win, II. Taft. Ralph U. Williams Is national coin mitteeman from Oregon, which wnj 0110 of tho first States to declare for Hughes. Fred C. Tanner Is republican State chairman uf Now York and "ins .hi active tupporter of Hughes Jos n. Kealing of Indiana (s a lifelong friend and close nnlltleat nssnctatn nt c. W. Fairbanks: Charles P. Warrei Is national committeeman from Micf.t. WOMAN ATTACKS PLATTSBURCH CAMP New York, June S. At the oper'ng f tho new home of the Wclraio no.-la-tlon at Dob'os Ferry Mrs Hrry G. Vil lard denounced militarism rft'd raid she had been told that cotulltio'.s ;u tt.s camp at Plattbburgh lnt year wore lm morjl nnd dreadful. Mre. Vlllard went into details about these t'.leneJ condi tions. "Sometimes 1 think," sho said, "that all that wo do comes !o nought, and especially when 1 see what is t-.npcr.ln,l now. The world is surcharged wllh slaughter, and men's only ,-Jm iu to l.lll. If women aiv to hava sons solely for daughter, I don't blame motl.rs for doing what thoy are accuted oi dolus. .If wo nro to rcur male chlldicn to l;o slaughtered, tho occupation of mother hood might as well renso. "The question of misguided patriotism and tho Idea ot ninklhs a military ff.mp of this coun'iy nul teathliu; our thll dien to shoot i.r.d kill l.i lerilfylne. -'t must stop. Tho forcing of military tir.in. lug on o.ir bovfi if barbarous. Is a mother to ah.mdon her sons to 'io en vlronment ot the mllltnry camp, tVra to have them taught tho .rf,o of pui; dor?" If It costs more to-day It nvi" 1 sit hlll mote tioxt v.eck. UUldy tlio ads.