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Tonight and Tuesday, fair;
mode rate westerly winds
AS IT SEEMS
fircfSTW THE l "'" *" a ' k
W| I you, w ilk slowly
iaLsa from the hive. hoi I
9ESJB ln * the bend down.
aa bees cannot fly
Upward and ntlne "
Thla from a standard book on
bee keeping. I desire at this time
to add, from bitter and bitten r*p»»
rlenc*. that by holding your head*
down you Insure being stung right
behind the ear. on the tend< r»n
•p«t between the ma I p lock and tf>«
I have, with some jrttngs and
considerable mental agony. Ju*t
looted a hive of mime ten pound*
of new honey, whlrh. at current
rate* in worth It. and at the prrv
■lent price of sugar It I" worth $lO
Thia waa a bunt ling, tarnest.
early on thejob hive, that fillet! up
• super before we knew It. and
then waited around until we went
to town for a day, when a swarm
aa bite a* a bucket came off. and.
according to a neighbor. loitered
About the bee yard for a couple of
hour*, and then vanished Into the
Seeing that a hived swarm of
good, thrifty stock la worth from
11® to $l5 these days, we are not
happy over that trip to town.
a hive should give * man ,
a net profit of at least
»2S a iwaon. at present
honey price* with any
•ort of car*, two or three hives
•hou'd supply a family with tta
•"■weetentng." and nowaday*.
*rith sugar 27 cents a pound, that
la no amal) Item
MP Aside from the first coat of the
hive and bee colony, your honey
Is almost all profit, and why the
hiFls of the Northwest are not
crowded with bee colonies pass
«th understanding, for bee*, year
In and year out. are about the •ur
eal and moat profitable small crop
on the farm.
If they have an off year and
|«roduce little, they at leant feci
themselves. and It rout* nothing
to carry Ih-m thru the winter.
fleese, that get fat on pasture,
and bee*, that heap up golden nec
tar from wild flower*, these two
return more net profit than any
•mail farm Industry Yet for some
Strange reason bee*, geese and
imu are seldom s»-en. while chick
ens. and hoes, and dairy cattle,
that require extensive and expen
s!v~ feeding and close care, are
BOR the philosophic spirit,
the bee colony la the
greatest 'spectacle on
earth, for here Is social
ism carried Jo Its fur
thest application—a feminine, an
Amazon socialism, that kills the
ruthlesely when winter
com<n and the stored food supplies
ar> in danger of depletion.
go far aa we know, the honey
bee is the most wonderful thing on
•arth. and it haa developed a so
cial state and a ayatem of govern
IB> nt for the sole benefit of poster
Ity that man, even In the Spartan
ipmocracy, haa never approached
There are many mysteries about
-the bee One mystery Is how the
que«-n can determine the sex of the
egg she places In the brood cell.
But without fail, she places a
drone egg In a 'drone cell, and a
female, or worker egg. In a worker
cell, and a queen egg in a queen
Also, how do the bees, If de
prsved of their queen, manufacture
a worker bee a queen? And
yet they do. and while the egg |«
In the cell, they, In time of need,
totally change the nature and form
and essential anatomy of the lar
va, presumably by the food they
feed a larva.
What power In the hive orders
certain bees to do guard duty at
What power sets other compa
nies to fanning fresh air Into the
hive on hot days?
What engineer of temperature In
the hive *o regulate* the fanning
of these tiny wings that the hive
temperature never varies, from the
hottest weather to the coldest?
How came the be" to study geom
etry and engineering so that from
an Infinite variety of form*. It
chose the Shape that gave the
mo«t strength and thi most capa
city to the honey cell?
And there are ten thousand more
jnvsterie* a* great a* thene
SOfl was this knowledge Im
planted In the primal
bees, for there Is evi
dence that the modem
honey bee is an evolution.
% development, arid that it) pre,,
socialistic system, it* colony
'mod's of living, and the he|p|e<«.
n'-iii of Its male drones, have all
come aa developments, and prob
ably the first Is-ea paired, lived in
solitude, and the male wua the
If the evolution of the honey bee
the evolution of our
mce I trust that when the round
comes for nie to trod this earth.
ten thousand years from now, that
I'll be born a woman, for by that
time woman will prol*ih|y Is- run
ning the wmk*. anil the drone men
*ill be Mtuin rally every uulurnu.
19 DIE IN
Additional Deaths Reported
in Wreck on the
Search for the bodies of two
tramps belleveil to have been riding
' blind baggage" on the crack tl N.
westbound mall train No 27 that
was wrecked near Halford. cloae to
the King Snohomish county bound
nry Sunday morning, waa being con
The known dead are:
Otto vige 13, engineer, of
• A. 11. Warner. I*, fireman, of
The injured are
Herman C . Ilafer. 1!, ripmn
messenger. 1110 J3rd ave„ let«r
ations and probable Internal in
Clifford K. Wilkinson, brake
man. M!!> Mrd nr. H.. ronlus
lons and laceration*.
The following local men escaped
Albert MUler, conductor. 210 l«Ui
ave. N ;
WillUm Hunter, braHematj. lilt
E. Kir at., and
Charles K. Klaus, mall clerk. 3241
The two unidentified tramps were
seen on the train a short time be
fore the wreck. It Is not thought
probable they escaped.
Orewt Northern officials were at a
loss to explain the cause of the
wreck. Monday. They were conduct
ing a thoro investigation
The train plunged off the track
without warning and at a spot
where there eras no switch. The en
gine plowed up the track for 300
feet and then overturned. Vige and
Warner were Instantly killed The
first six mall car* were splintered.
Traffic on the G. N. was being
regulated ba''k to normal Monday.
Due to the wreck, trains were tied
up for 12 hours.
No. 27 was the speediest mall train
on the O. N. The train consisted
of 10 mail and express cars.
Pieces of bodies, supposed to be re
mains of tramps on board the North
ern fast mall. No. 27, wrecked here
yesterdav, wets found by wrecker*
late Sunday, according to a mail
named Jamlesort, of Skykomish.
Wash., who claims to have seen the
remains extricated from the wreck
age Officials of the company have
made no local statement regarding
First re|>ort* that the holler of the
engine had expltided have been de
nied by master mechanics of the
wrecking Crew. The latest report Is
that the dome cap of the Isiller blew
off when the engine crashed Into
the granite boulder* on the side of
the track. An official staterrtent Is
expected from the company today.
• • •
6 DEAD; 18 HURT
IN TRAIN WRECK
ATOKA. Ok la., July 5 Hix per
none were reported killed and 18 In
Jured when a "Jvaty" line freight
utruck a carnival special today. The
carnival train of eight ear# wan un
loading when the freight plowed into
It. Heveral death* were reported
cau*ed by fire, which broke out at
NINE KILLED IN
AFt NOLO, lowa, July s—The
death toll In the wreck of the Minne
apolis A Ht. Louis paaaenger train,
which plunged thru a trestle near
Saturday, will rained to nine to
day. Twenty-nine passengers who
wer« Injured are In hospital* at Fort
Dodge. IJvermore and Humboldt.
Two of these may die.
Kail officials have begun an In
vestlgation into the cause of the
Nine Arrested for
Gambling Get Bail
Nine men. alleged to have been
gambling with card* at 200 Second
ave, H Haturday night when Patrol
men N. P. Anderaon and It. K. Itaer
man raided the place, were at lib
ert.v on ball Monday. TJiey will face
Judfce John 11. Gordon Tuesday.
The Seattle Star
Knl*r<d ■• *•• ond CI«H MilUf Mar ». !••», ai 11.. pi>»i. fn. «al «»allla, Waah.. un<li"f «ha Art nf C. r>»i»aa March I. Ilt» r»r Ta«r, Vr Malt, Hla l»
Parade In Featured by
10 a. m l*»n»d® of \>t«ran
an<l Civic orKaniuitlonN.
11 a. m I i»t riotic r rot ram.
City Hall iv»rk
t3O r m 4*hlMr*fi'» Paradr
at VVoo«iLan«l park.
210 j> m llintoiim! rifwnt
at W OCX ltand park.
9 p. rn Fireworks fnnplay at
t i tee n 14ike park#
Mattleshlp* at Naval Stall«m.
I*uzet Hound, open thruout day
Automobile race* at Tacoma
Indian tanoe races and field
events at lake
Thru lane* of demnn»trati«e
thou *aii<k, Sewtlle'a lnde|tend
eme l»a> parade, one of Ihe
principal leal urea of ll»e com
munlly celebration, wound Ha
wa) thru the downtown wrlinn
Veteran* of the (irnnd Army of the
' I and stalwart e| service men
|of the World War marched side by
»lde I'rrrn the buildings flanking
, the Uns of murcU fluttered liuiumer
The parade wag headed by MaJ
Malcolm Imuglaji, aa marshal of the
day. and Seegt 11. C. Cutler, as chief
of staff. In .the line of march were
i the various veteran, civic, labor and
i fraternal organisation*
The Third National Ouard swung
down the avenue In full parade
equipment. The four —Anwiican
Ufftnn poet* were represented by •
la rite portion of their membership*.
MILE OF LABOR
FLOAT* AND CARS
The parade was distinctive In the
role played by organised labor, which
was represented by more than a mile
of floats and cars besring placards
advertising their "various public and
Only a scattered handful of fl A
R. men marched behind Old Oloff.
The majority of the civil war vet
erans. dim of eye at the blajtlng
avenue of flags and the cheers that
greeted their appearance, were »eated
In the tooneaus of gaily-decorated
Veterans of the world war. many
of them crtppl'd and bearing the war
crosses of their country, marched In
serilod ranks Memories of famous
divisions, bloody battles along the
Argonne sector and the glorious re«
ord of the American tr«w»ps In France
were called forth by the sight of
faded campaign ribbons, wound
stripes, divisional Insignia and mill*
tary ribbons of honor.
Men who fought In the various al
lied armies marched with their
doughboy huddle*, symbolising the
comradeshlp-ln-arms of the allied
forces In the waf against Germany.
Numerically, the parade was a
labor union affair. Nearly all the
floats and the cars and the banners
were union displays. Farmers' and
Producers' bank wan advertised; the
labor organ wan advertised. and sev
eral other matters in which the
unions are interested In.
To a large extent the parade re
nembled more of a Labor Day
pageant than the uaual Fourth of
Prom early morning, when the kid*
began ehootinf? off their flrecrackem,
until late at night when the lant Ho>
man candle will f\z7. out. there will
lm something doing In the way of
The City Hall park exerd*e* were
*tarted after the parade at 11 oVloc.
After an Invocation by the lie v. Cam
eron Morrlaon, the program com
pri*ed: Declaration of Independence,
read by (Jen. A W. Ca*tle. pa*t de
partment commander of the O. A. It .
oration of the day, delivered by for
mer Henator Hamuel H. File*; a*
*embly ninging. "The Htar Hpangled
Banner" and other patriotic Hong*,
led tyy I'Yanei* l(UM*e|l.
The afternoon's program at Wood
land park began al 1.30 o'colck
under the auspices of the Central I.a
lM»r council, a fairyland parade by
the children opening the festivities.
The chief event of the afternoon was
th<« tableau, "The Pageant of Democ
racy," depleting historical epochs of
Hports of all kinds, baseball games,
family picnics and speaking will (111
out the daylight hours.
At 9 o'clock In the evening an elab
orate series of fireworks will be shot
, off at (Irecn I.a he park. This part
i of the celebration will be under the
supervision of Henator IJan Landon.
The display will be so arranged as to
afford every one around the lake an
unobstructed view of the pyrotech
nic*. I'aiklng space for thousands of
autos Is provided by the system of
boulewirdti Dial unclrtle (Jrccii Utkc. ,
On the Issue of Americavism There Can Be Ao Vomprova^e
SEATTLE, WASH., MONDAY, JULY r», 1920.
IS TOLL OF
Seattle Youth Is Accidental
ly Shot by Pal; Aviator
Makes Fatal Drop
Fourth of July celebration cnueed
two fatal'accident# here.
harry Johnson. I*. *»»n of J A
Johnson, former city building »U*
iwrinl. hdent* wa* fatally wouruled
ftunday night at hie home,
Kmereon , when hla pal. Kn-n
--fekl Thomi«»<*n* 11, son of Mamuel
Thompson. Il&l 24th ave H . fwinlwl
a gun he didn't know w%.«t loaded at
him and pulled the trigger
edward Welch. IS, met hanlt lan.
fell to death with a t'urttmi biplane,
piloted by Frank It Miller, 31. of
Kent when the plane dropped thru
an air pocket after attaining a
height of 100 feet at Htfoqualmie Kat
unlay Miller had dropped a tame
hull to open a game between the
Hnoqualmte Falls team and the
Ki»her Flour Mills nine The air
plane f ght wa# the o.|g Fourth of
July event scheduled here.
RKPAUU9) (.1 N AMD
m\t ru m nmr«i
JakhMnn. Thompson and Howard
Caaebwre >ll W. t»th *l. and Harry
How#. I*ll Slrd a*». W„ were cele
lira tine day. Johnson
had rrpalrH a r»vnlvff belonging k>
Cu«t>m Hi- then got hi* revolver
and th« four luda amuifd thrnwlm
ahooting at tin c*na and Ih>i*ln.
After they hud !>«•«-n shooting for
amir time thrir ammunition waa eg
hau«t.-d Johnaon looked at hla
<rali h and aaw It wna time to go
for the family '~" m pa*tur»d nearby.
!!<■ *fnt In tha houw to put hla gun'
Itetiirnlng from the house. he
found rnare ammunition and loaded
CMrtim'ii gun which waa lying on
a chair. The other three boya had
b»m frolicking In tha yard, and
How* had naught a splinter In hla
flngar He aaked Johnson to pick
It out John mm atuck the gun be
tweer hla knm, grabbed Howe's
hand and attempted to remove the
Thompson r»m» up to look at the
splinter and. A"*ing the fun brtwwn
JohnAon a kn*ea. playfully «n«t< hed
It. did not A now Johnson had
PAT II Ml fiIVKM IIM Nit I.
11l T INh 111 I.*
Tliompeon <imr.l the revolver al
Johnoin with a flourish, and m»lo
dramatl'-ally pulbd lh<* Inter. A
flash of fir* |x-trlO<il thr aatonlahed
boya, then Johnaun. with a groan,
aank to the (round The Run drop
ped fn.m Thompaon'a band and
nearly hyatrrkal hr rti«h»d to aid
hta fallen pal
The bullet had hit Johnaon In the
Il« rmirhed tha Pity hoapltal twr>
houra later. nearlv dead from loaa of
blood. The father. J, A Johnaon,
hovt-red over hi* dylnir win lie >»
told the boy waa too weak to he op
"We (nlKht nave him. If we rould
glvaihlm aome blood." a doctor told
the father. 'Johnaon offered hl« A
trnnafualon wna made. but In vain.
The bid dl<-d aoon after.
('apt. J. T Muon released Thnmp
eon. when Mr. Johnaon aald the
ahootjng wiui entirely an accident.
The body of young Johnaon la at
the Ibifferty undertaking pnrlora
Funeral nrning'-menta have not yet
\v itnkssko in :ioo
The airplane cranh was witnenned
by 300 bane bull fn im. Miller nteered
th** plane low over the field and
dropped the ball. The machine
bussed on Mm way and the same wan
about to start. While attention waa
diverted between the plane arid *the
same, the plane wan seen to sudden
ly dive, nose down. The npectatorn
rushed to tho fallen plane. Welch
KILLS MAN HERE
Ed Baker, conductor on a Healtle
Tacoma Jnterurban. wan killed at
830 o'clock Monday morning, when
he wan cnusht between two cars on
parallel tracks at Occidental ave
and Yesler way. A crowd of by
Istaiiders riinhed to bin Hid. lie wan
unconscloun. lie wan rushed to the
city honpltal, but wan di'iul before
reaching there. One car hacked
down the track linker did not *ee
It. He wan believed to have been
ntruck on liic item"
On# of the flmt rar# In the partd#
wn« mink low on lt« *piingn by the
bulk of Bt*nait>r I min l«andon, who In
supervisor of th" flrewofks diaplAy
that will t*» giv«-n ut Woodland park
e # •
Hundred* of people along the Hne
of m*rrh breathed n dIkH of relief
whto Joel K. Warrfn, whit' mu»-
Indie flying In the wind, red-white-
And blu« It At band glowing In the
nun. pranced by on hi# big brown
hor«* A parade without Joe War
ren. »®m<« on« remarked. would l»e
like a Vlnu# without pink lemonade
• • •
A rnim and wife, both deaf mu'M,
parked a bit by carriage along Hmdikl
*vr. and Kinvm'd egrltedly on their
ftngem a# the beautifully decoreted
float of the Laundry Worker*' union
pa*»ed by their vantage ground.
• • •
And did you notice how the futl
colonel walked right along beside a
ranking private? (Sosh!
And waa out of step, at that.
*. * *
Hut, a* on* *mal| hoy wa* h*ard
to remark "I don t Mrr for Ir*
rr<*im, ] want flrcc rack
. • •
On* float r*f*l*«>d a round of up
plituii* all »!<''.* th* lln*. It wa* a
truck load o( Uttlc Kit I*. r< pcvarnunx
th# C'artfion'* union and Kof«. a han
n*r. nay in* -our daddtv, are work
Ing no oth»r» ran cai^brata."
• • •
The Private Holdlers* snd Bailors'
legion ha a the right Idea. What'a
th# uae of WAlklng wh« n you can ride
in an auto?
T'ncte f*«m, on the Republic of
Poland's float, held that wlnrfhme
dame'# hsnd all the way from Vir
ginia st. to the city hull |utrk.
• • •
Wonderful what a powdered wig
nnd a beauty patch will do for a
girl a looks. I »id vou see the floats?
*• • •
N'ov.Hy and program v.ndor* had
rvrrythln* but th* pink lrmonadn.
• • •
Ma and Fa and th# flv* kid* had
a gr#at urn# a* the par»d«* hrok* up
n««r th* city hall park, trying to
*uld» I m.i.bin and that milk cart thru
th* Jam ut traffic.
• • •
Side by *Jde down the nv»»nuf rode
Mat Malcolm liouglitA, marnhal of
the parade, and Aergt. H. C. Cutler,
chief of staff.
"Wall. I ITU**"* the war's really
ovrr." remarked one veteran of the
Hint " • # Thera a maple l< afrr and
a threc**tri|*r chinning lik*» » cou
pic of French pollus***
• • •
The flremsn's nnd policeman's
hands vied with each other to nee
which could play tha most stirring
"Pussyfoot" to Give
Talk Here Friday
**Pun*yfool" Johnaon, world-known
leader of prohibition force*, I* ached
iili*il to apeak at tile First Mclhodtxt
chur* li Friday night.
at Fortuna Park
More th«n <,OOO Senttleltea of
ftcntch descent are celcbrallnu thn
• lay lit Fort una pti.k. Yep, luiKpipc*
HOW THE CANDIDATES STOOD
r-A vr>ir>ATP rir "t SSn *' I3r ' l ~th ,5 " 1 wtii !7th
llnllol H»l!ol )ih I lot imiiot Hal lot Hallot H.llot
Cox .7134 430 429 129 ~ 1424 i 124' 42: i« i.
McAdoo 266 372161364' 2 364 >/ 2 ; 364 Vi 871 "371',"
Palmer "'256 IHI 177 " 169 [167 166«4
Davis ;32 !82 | 50< 64Vi 68Vjt 66% 60%
Owen 38 36 !34"134 "34 33 "t 34 "
Glass 26«/J 25 25 j25 25 25 |25
.... 25 6 5 j 5 4 3 3
Champ Clar. 9 2 2j 2 2 2 2
Wilson 2 i
Smith 109 | | ;#i
Edwards 42 | I ' _ _
Marshall 37 | | j j
Meredith 27 | i I
Gerard 21 1 j
Williams - 20 ; i
Hitchcock .... 18 | | j !.!!!!
Bryan 1 1 | ].!!!.' .***];
Daniels 1 1 1 9| 9 ! 11! 11
Underwood ... 1/2 1 1 ! 4
Simmons 24 | !....! I
Harrison 6 | j j
Wood 4 | ; 1
Hearst 1 | | ~.. ;j '. •
Noceis&ry to nominate, 73t
Flames Are Beyond Control
After $lOO,OOO Worth of
Timber Is Destroyed
One hundred And fifty volunteer
flra fighter* were compiling a
foreet fire Monday that Wa# threat*
ening the town of Iledmond, 10.
tated five mileA east of
Washington. I>e#plte tfn» effort* of
the volunteers, the fire had burned
valued at more than $lOO,OOO
up to Monday.
The fir#- started la*t Tburedav
Hparkn from a locomotive, haulm?
a train of log loaded (-am, are
blamed for ntartmg the fin- A state
law, now In effect, require* that
operators of locomotive® Inntall ap
parutus to prevent nporks or hot
nnbeA from being thrown off by
A von dale wa# At first endangered
by the blaxe. but # the fire gradually
Ate lie way from' AvondaJe toward
Redmond Monday noon the fire
waa within three mile# of Redmond.
A heavy pall of tmioke hung over
ths town and gray am hen sprinkled
As the fire came closer to the
town, many I* came alarmed and
additional volunteers were hurried
to join and relieve the fire fighting
The burned timber In said to be
partially owned by Weyerhaeuser
Smoke from the fire was visible
TO RACE TRUCK
Auto Speed Fans Await
Start at Tacoma
speedway Tacoma. July S
Twenty thou*and out-of town *|>eed
fitns are pouring In At gates that
opened at 8 a. m. for the national
championship 225-mil* auto races
scheduled lo begin at 2 p m. today.
special train* Are carrying capa<-
Ity crowd* to the big sauotr track.
Orand stands alone, completed only
yesterday. at a coat of 175,000, will
hold 16.000 si>ectators.
The winner of today's nice must
circle the two mile track 115 times
to land the 110.000 first prtgc money.
It will take approximately 2\% hours
to ri<le the race.
Oaaton Chevrolet, In hi* Monroe,
which won tlila year's IndlnniipolN
event, la n popular favorite, hut local
Interest centered on Joe Thomas, of
Seattle, who la another member of
the famous Monroe team racing un
der the direction of l.ouls Chevrolet.
One hundred thouaand gallons of
gaaollne have been reserved here for
vlaltlng motorists to use In returning
Vlalting crowd* tonight will be
gueitta of the American Legion, In
Tacoma'a Stadium, whir* a lavish
display of firework* and a musical
proKraiu will be alii tied.
"BIG THREE" K
OIK TO VOTES
Cox, McAdoo and Palmer Running;
About the Same Gait as Ballots J
Begin Today in San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO. July s.—Following Saturday's failure
to select a candidate for the democratic presidential cam
paign. the national convention here today cast six ballots
without a nomination up to 1 o'clock.
Ballots 28 to 28 showed scant change in the voting. Cox,
McAdoo and Palmer continued to lead the field but at thi*
time they were deadlocked and the struggle was proceeding;
William Jennings Bryan issued the following statement:
"I think what they are really looking for is some one whc
will Ik- satisfactory to the three elements represented in th<
deadlock, some one who will respond without protest to
every demand that comes from the White House, from
Wall street and the liquor interests.
"Those are the large interests represented in the conven*
tion and they have not yet been able to agree on a man."
In the 23rd ballot South Dakota shifted all its strength
to Palmer, who showed a gain of 141/2 votes over the last
During the 24th ballot. H. M. Moore, Cox's manager;
Charles F. Murphy of Tammany, and Wilbur Marsh of
inu i nil of whose delegates. / mwi
are voting for Cox. Jeft the
hall for a confcrence.
lowa passed while an ef
fort was made to swing its
vote to McAdoo, but when it
finally voted it cast its ballot
for Cox, as usual. |
When Virginia voted for
Glass as usual there were
cries of "put on a new rec
ord." The result of this bal
lot showed little change
Chairman Ilobinson called the con
vention to order at 10.12 a. m
The Rev Porter V. Rons, Christian
Scientist, delivered the invocation.
I'nllke any of the other chaplains,
he began with a "silent prayer." ask
ing the crowd to maintain silence for
a moment to "realise Ood's control'
ling Influence" For a few seconds
there was absolute stlllners in the
va»t auditorium. Then the audience
slowly r«*r!t<-d the Dord's prayer with
the minister, and the ' Star Spangled
ltanner" was sung
Former Governor Samuel Ralston,
of Indiana, then mounted the ros
trum and In solemn, impressive
tones rcud the Declaration of lnde-|
! The convention was laboring under
| suppressed excitement, and Chair-
I man Robinson was forced to pound
j for order during the reading.
Claims of the Cox organisation
J that the Pennsylvania delegation
I would come over to the Ohioan were
denied by the I "aimer managers,
, I Just as the Vesslon started.
Florida was ready to stand pat for
i Cos, It was stated.
Georgia's delegation said they
. would stick with Palmer for several
! more ballots at least.
As-Ralston read on. little knots of
I delegates gathered in the aisles and
'engaged In earnest conversation. A
majority, however, sat quietly In
j their seats or chatted with neigh
\ bors. •
As Ralston ncared the close the
1 buzz of talk and luughter was so
great he was heard with difficulty.
A few groups of delegates held In
i formal caucuses In their sections,
the chairman counting noees prevl
| ous to the 23rd ballot
At the conclusion of RaNtonte
■reading, roll call for taking of the
23rd ballot was ordered.
Some of the "hold the line" states
prepared for today's contest by 4ioi»t
--i Ing their battle flags. Oklahoma,
which is standing pat for Senator
! Owen, adorned its state standard
| with his portrait. New Jersey mis.
j od a small Ohio pennant, signifying
I that the Kd wards delegates intended
to hold their ground for l"ox I'enn
| sylvania's standard had a I'almer
j pennant attached to It. Roosters of
'! Joseph K. I>a\ is for president, got
Into the "last ditch" picture by hang
ing a "Davis for President" tag on
Wisconsin's flag staff
Whether or npt the public's appe
tlte for demonstration has been sat- 1
Isfied. there was going to I* plenty
more cheering, band playing and war
dancing, according to early Indicia j
Hons. The Ohio baud filed quietly j
Into the east gallery and took Its ar j
customed place In what has become
known as the Cox sector, ready to
emit their well known battle chants
at the first opportunity.
In preparation for protracted vot- ■
Ing. the national committee lias had
an extra set of ballot* printed, It was:
learned toduy. This was an ludira j
liun that liio officials au'« gutting'
TWO CENTS IN SEATTLE
. High and Low for
—Vote and Ballot—
Candidate. Highest. Ix>weat
Co* 4«3 (19> 134 C 1)
McAdoo 395H (II) I«6 (1)
Palmer .... 2674 (7) 144 (21)
ready for a sluice of ballot In* that
may bresJc the record of 47 estate
ltshed at Baltimore when Wilson was
Over Sunday developments gave
no indication that the deadlock had
been broken or even seriously weak,
ened by efforts to line up two-third*
of the vote for any candidate.
"We have not yet begun to fight,*
was pronounced on all sides as the
delegates turned their footsteps to
ward (he convention today.
Cox and McAdoo organization*.
whose candidates are leading, were
absolutely uncompromising. Kach
ono has thus far contr<flled enough
votes to keep the nomination from
going to anyone clae.
IT M.W TAKK AI.D
SI MMKR TO DKCIDR
The spirit of the convention wai
extnnplifled in two historic expres
sions of a famous republican, Uly— Ml
"The only terms upon which any
faction was willing to treat with its
rivals was 'unconditional sur
Further, the backers of the various
candidates "prupose to fight It out
on this line If it takes all summer."
Any hope that the recess would
furnish the opportunity for a unifi
cation of interests, either with the
Idea of getllng together on Gov.
ernor Cox, William G. McAdo or
Attorney General Palmer, or deciding
u|>on a compromise candidate, was
shattered after the first tentative
attempts at conciliation were rudely
"Dark horse" talk was again re
vlved. In which the names of Am*
basaudor Davis. Secretary of State
Colby, National Chairman Cum
mings, Vice President Marshall, Con
gressman Champ Clark. Senator
Owen and Senator Glass figured
prominently. Rut all such conver
sation was secondary to the debate
over the three leading candidates.
Political observers believed that Cox,
McAdoo and Palmer would have to •
lie definitely eliminated before a
' dark horse" could even be consid
The Cox people based their hopes
on the fact their man led consist
ently from the 12th ballot, and that '
they had practically all the "bosses"
on their side. If It were possible
for an) one to conduct successful
raids on rival delegationa, tKey be
lieved Charles F. Murphy, George
Mrcnnan. Thomas Taggart and Wil
bur Marsh were the only ones who
could turn the trick.
K. II Moore. Cox manager, dis
played hla confidence by betting tSOO
to It 000 that his candidate would
be by the 2.'ith ballot.
Thomas J BpeHacy, Palmer support
er. who took the long end. specified
the entire amount should go to the
C C. Carlln, Palmer manager,
said hla delegates would be voting
for the attorney general on the lalt
ballot and asserted Palmer would
get hack all the votes he had
"loaned" to Co* In order to block
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