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GREET SENATOR DICK Stumping- Tour Winning New and Solidifying Old Friends. Great Demonstration at His Meeting at Soutli Cumberland, Barton, Lonacon ing and Frostburg—Midland and Mid lothian, Thursday and Friday Nights— Big Event in Cumberland Saturday Night. Senator D. E. Dick’s stumping tour, be -gun last week in South Cumberland, and now progressing through the George’s Creek region, is one of the most remark able features of a political contest ewer known in the history of campaigning in this county. Wherever he has appeared, large crowds have assembled to listen at tentively to his discussion of the issues and his replies to the criticisms of his op ponents and their newspaper organs. The greatest enthusiasm has marked these as semblages, which have been the most dem onstrative within the recollection of the proverbial “ oldest inhabitant.” Mr. Dick intended to open his speech-making cam paign in Lonaconing on Tuesday of last week, but because of the rain this was im possible. The meeting in South Cumber land on Wednesday evening, therefore, was made the opening event. This was followed on Friday night with a large meeting at Barton, and he closed the week Saturday night by addressing his fello’W citizens from the Brady House porch in Lonaconfng. THE LONACONING MEETING Senator Dick was welcomed at his Lon aconing meeting by a great out pouring of the peojfle. Never in the town’s history has there been such a demonstration as that which was accorded him on Saturday night. The junction of Main and Union streets, and the road leading to Detmold was a solid mass of men and women who had come to hear what' Mr. Dick had to say regarding his candidacy for the State Senatorial n- 'nation. Traffic was sus pended for tmrs and the electric cars mase their way through the human walls on either side of the track with great difficulty. The Lonaconing City Band was in attendance and rendered a number of selections before the opening of the meeting. Senator Dick at once plunged into the discussion of the questions involved in the canvass, taking up only a few minutes in prefacing his remarks, in which he his fellow citizens for the com pliment they had paid him by turning out en masse to give him welcome and courage. He pointed out the importance of sending a competent representative of the people to the next session of the Maryland Sen ate, declaring that the vicious attacks of the Democratic party upon the franchise of Maryland citizens would require earn est work and tireless energy. He gave his reasons for resigning his position of Dep uty Surveyor of the Port of Baltimore, a .position he could no longer hold without sacrificing his individuality and subordin ating his opinions and desires in public affairs. He declared that he preferred his political freedom and his residence in Lonaconing to a civil service position at a good salary. He announced that he hoped at some time in the future to ask for higher honors at the hands of the people; that while he would be loyal and true to Col. G. A. Pearre so long as that gentleman desired to represent tne Sixth Nistrict iA c Uß reßb, yet, should the time ever come, when for any reason, Col. Pearre should retire from the field, he would then be an aspirant for that honor. He believed that there was nothing dishonorable in an am bition to some day represent the miners in the National House of Representatives. He then took up the criticisms that had been cast upon him by the George’s Creek Press, which paper, he charged, had been bought up by the Sloan influences to aid them in bringing about the nomination of D. L. Sloan. He said that Mr. Clayton is a Democrat and filled a Democratic posi tion in the Senate for two sessions, When he had been a resident of Allegany county but two years. This is one sin, he de clared, the Democratic party would have to answer for. He took up Mr, Clayton as the editor of a labor paper, and scorched him unmercifully. Taking up the criti cisms of the Pi-ess, he riddled them with logic, sarcasm and ridicule. His denun ciation of Clayton and his paper, as well as of the people who are back of him, was extremely severe. The large audience en dorsed his references along this line and shouted and applauded their approval to the echo. Mr. Dick then took up his own political career and analyzed his record thoroughly. He went oyer every public act and justi fied his conduct in every instance. He answered those who had criticized him for returning to Maryland from Michigan dur ing flie close of the strike of 1900, and justified his actions on the ground that as a sworn member of the miners’ organiza tion lie would have been false to his oath of membership had he not responded to the urgent call of its officers. He de clared his opposition to the differential in freight rates on coal from the George’s Creek region, and announced his intention of doing everything possible to relieve onr great industry of this unjust discrimina tion. He referred in dignified language to Mr. Sloan, his opponent, and while ad mitting that Mr. Sloan is “ a nice young man,” the miners of George’s Creek did not to place an ornament in the Maryland Senate as their representative and spokes man. He expressed the hope that Hon. Geo. L. Wellington would accept the chal lenge he had sent him and meet him dur ing the campaign to discuss his candidate and his issues. He paid his respects to Mr. F. J. Sin clair, of the Cumberland American-ioi revenue-only, and characterized him as an acrobat who could take any position on labor or politics so long as the money was to be had. He told of an instance during Mr. Sinclair’s residence in Lonaconing. While that gentleman was in the employ of this paper he endeavored to persude Mr. Dick to go into the newspaper business. When he told Mr. Sinclair that he had no money to buy the plant, that worthy made three propositions: First. That he would raise the money for the Senator from organized labor. Second. That he would get it from the coal operators ; or— Third. That he would make the poli ticians put up the price. Mr. Dick said that this was a fair illus tration of Mr. Sinclair’s methods of deal ing with the public. It made little differ ence where the money came from, so he could be well taken care of. He said he had been looking up Mr. S’s record, and would have more to say of him in his Cumberland address next Saturday night. REPUBLICAN PRIMARY TICKET. In compliance with the provisions of the Primary Election Law for Allegany County, as contained in the Acts of the General Assembly of Maryland, of 1904, Chapter 508, Sections 105 to 113 D, inclusive, notice is hereby given that the candidates’ names hereinafter mentioned have been filed with the chairman of the Republican County Commit tee. The candidates’ names which have been so filed will be on the official primary ballots, arranged as nearly as practicable in the form and order below set forth : FOR STATE SENATOR. i (VOTE FOR ONE.) L ? ; DAVID E. DICK. 3 * ALBERT A. DOUB. a L - JAMES E. MACBETH. hugh McMillan. 3 3 "'TT- FT ■■nnr ft--" , ■ ■■ i" -n-ir- jr.- . r , ,i t 7 D. LINDLEY SLOAN. 1 FOR SHERIFF. f (VOTE FOR ONE.) r 3 r - - i 1 WILLIAM BONE. 3 3 - 2 JOHN F. DRUM. 8 ■ ■■ " ' ■■■■—■ t l JOHN N. FRANTZ. r e ' —— B HORACE R. HAMILTON. 8 S " ™ ! john McMillan. i JOHN G. NICKEL. e f _____ e ANTHONY REES. 3 wmM i n i.i~i inn - - i GEORGE W. SNYDER. t a ! FOR CLERK TO COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ‘ (VOTE FOR ONE.) r t * ANGUS IRELAND pi. >riLl s cnoir. - * 1 ; PETER LAMMERT. 1 OWEN PRICE, JR. i L mmmmmmmm i , ' i HARVEY C. SCHILLING. f: 5 ' JAMES T. WEBSTER. ’ HARRY W. WILLIAMSON. i I NOMINATIONS FOR DISTRICT COMMITTEEMEN. ‘ District 2, LEE HAINES Dist 8, Prec’t 2, ADAM LIE BECK Dist. 17, FRANCIS H. LEAKE ; District 3, J. M. DICKEN CHARLES TONRY Dist. 18, Prec’t 1, CHARLES H. OWENS , Dist. 4, Prec’t 1, WARDLOW M. HITESHEW Dist. 9, ALFRED E. LYONS JOSEPH THOMPSON E. E. TRIEBER THOMAS WILSON Dist. 18, Prec’t 2, R. H. WILLIAMS Dist. 4, Prec’t 2, WILLIAM A. CORNWELL Dist. p rec > t ANDREW M. SMITH Dist. WILLIAM J. FAIRGRIEVE ; Dist. 4, Prec’t 3, O, S W. FAZENBAKER Dist> 10) Prec ’t 2, JOHN K. TENNANT JAMES HAMILTON THOMAS McBRIDE HENRY RALSTON Dist. 20, J. B. CROUSE D ist.4,Pre c - t 4,GEORGE W SOYSTER ' Dist . 1:> DAV ID W. GRIFFITH Dist. 21, J. A. HENDRICKSON Dist. 5, Prec’t 1, HENRY BOCKHAUSE MERRBACH Dist ' 22 ’ PreC ’ 1 ’’ C ' VON BLUCHBR Dist. 5, Prec’t 2, HARRY IRVINE Dlst ’ 12 ’ JOHN G ’ “ERRBACH Dist. 22, Prec’t 2, JAMES B. WILLIAMS Dist.s, Prec’t 3, J. THEODORE GEORGE . Dist. 13, Prec’t 1, W. G. FINDLAY Dist. 23, Prec’t 1, H. W. ROHRER GEORGE T. HICE Dist - 13 > Prec>t 2, DANIEL HOUCK Dist. 23, Prec’t 2, URNER G. CARL Dist. 6, Prec’t 1, FRANK ABERLE Dist. 14, Prec’t 1, JAMES S- JOHNSON C. N. WILKINSON JOSEPH F. MILLER WILLIAM MILLER Dist. 24, FREDERICK DUDLEY Dist. 6, Prec’t 2, JOHN R. HERSHBERGER Dist. 14, Prec’t 2, ROBERT P. CASEY Dist. 25, NICHOLSON EILBECK CHRISTOPHER McCULLOUGH T. A. K. HUMMELSHIME Dist. 26, EDWARD KIGHT Dist. 7, ADAM KAMMAUF Dist. 15, Prec’t 1, THOS. G. WILSON Dist. 27, WILLIAM J. JENKINS Dist. 8, Prec’t 1, JAMES H. HOSE Dist. 15, Prec’t 2, RUSSELL B. STEWART GOVEN THOMPSON W. M. ROSS Dist. 16, MARTIN V. RICE Dist. 28, JAMES W. LEWIS True copy Test: PETER G. COW DEN, JR., A. H. DOWDEN, Secretary. Chairman Republican County Committee. He closed his address by inviting any citizen to ask any question or to contra dict of refute any statement he had made during his remarks. There were none. Senator Dick’s address throughout was eloquent, logical, and at times dramatic. For two hours he held the large crowd, and not a hostile remark was made dur ing the entire evening. He was frequent ly internpted by vocifereous applause and his ridicule and sarcasm were signals for spontaneous outbursts of endorsement. It was- one of the most successful meet ings ever addressed by any punlic man in Lonaconing. THE BABTON MEETING Senator Dick was tendered an ovation on Barton on Friday night when he addressed a large and enthusiastic audi ence near the C. &P. depot. The Barton band rendered excellent music and for an hour and a-half Mr. Dick held the crowd of hundreds of men who cheered him on as he proceeded in his discussion. OTHER MEETINGS THIS WEEK Senator Dick will address meetings almost every night from now until the primaries are held on Saturday, Septem -1 ber 2. Tuesday night he addressed a monster demonstration at Frostburg. ' Thursday evening, he will speak at Mid land, and on Friday night he will talk to the voters of Midlothian, Shaft, and near by districts, the meeting to take place near thejschool house, Midlothian. Probably the greatest meeting of the canvass, will be held at Market Square, Cumberland, on Saturday night next. Many of the Senator’s friends from the Creek districts will accompany him to Cumberland, and it will probably be the greatest meeting ever held in the county seat. The dates and places for next week’s program have |not as yet been definitely decided upon, but it is probable that he will speak in nearly every district in the county. These meetings have been to FOR HOUSE OF DELEGATES. (VOTE FOR FIVE.) JAMES CAMPBELL, JR. THOMAS M. CAMPBELL. JAMES M. CONRAD. JAMES G. FISHER JOHN B. GUNNING. JOHN W. HENDLEY. WILLIAM HENSELL. ROBERT M. HUTCHESON. JOHN H. JONES. JOHN MACKIE. * ROBERT MILLER. ABRAHAM PARK. ALEXANDER RANKIN. JOHN H. SHUCK. DAVID SMITH. THOMAS A. SMITH. - - J ~ S*L==S==BB WILLIAM McL. SOMERVILLE. 1 * '* ' 11 11 mrl " r r if, TiTiT. T. I SaSBEOBSSS ■ ..J9SE?H STottlp^meyes. JOHN J. STUMP. CHARLES G. WATSON. JAMES A. WELSH. HORACE P. WHITWORTH. HENRY WRIGHT. to the great advantage of Mr. Dick’s candidacy and recruits are enrolling themselves after every meeting. His candidacy has gained much ground dur ing the past ten days, and there is no longer any doubt of his nomination. Hurt at Clay Mines Mr. Charles Mears, of Mt. Savage, an overseer at the fire clay mines of the Union Mining Company was severely in jured recently while at work Mr. Mears was superintending the replacing of a car on the tract, the mules attached to the car pulled in opposite direction and Mr. Mears was caught between the car and the “rib” and badly squeesed, sustaining a broken leg, three separate fractures and bruises and several painful cuts about the body and shoulders. He was taken to his home not far distant from the mines where he was made as confortable as possible. 1 EX-SEHATOH DICK SENDS - GHALLANGE Til WELLINGTON > Invites Him To Meet Him In Public To Discuss Issues. Wants Him to Tell the Republicans Why 1 They Should Except His Candidates— -5 Hick Makes Large Gains in Cumber land and Elsewhere in the County. s Two of the most important features of r the Republican primary campaign that r have occurred .have been unquestionably . in favor of Hon. D. E. Dick. With little 1 more than a week ahead of them the ; candidates for the State Senatorial 1 nomination are getting in their best licks. ; Senator Dick now seems to be gaining i ground daily, and it is apparent on all i sides that he will receive a large majority i of the votes cast in the primary on Septem ber 2. As stated in this department last FOR REGISTER OF WILLS. (VOTE FOR ONE.) EDWARD DWYER. EDWARD R. GRANT. WILLIAM O. HOFFMAN. HARRY T. MULLIN. HERVEY W. SHUCK. FOR COUNTY TREASURER. (VOTE FOR ONE.) WILLIAM ATKINSON. JOHN H. HOLZSHU. TORRIS M. TWIGG. FOR ROAD DIRECTORS. (VOTE FOR TWO.) HENRY CREUTZBURG. BENJAMIN C. POOLE. FOR COUNTY SURVEYOR. ! !• 'v. (VOTE FOR ONE.) WILLIAM HARVEY. * CEOPCi: T.. -PHILLIPS. \ FOR COMMITTEEMAN. (VOTE FOR ONE.) DISTRICT NO. 1. EZRA J. WATSON. week, Senator Wellington’s interview, in which he announced that D. Lindley Sloan is his candidate, and further that he I was preparing a ticket for the Republicans to vote —this interview has cost Mr. Sloan many votes up to this time, and notwith standing the liberal use of money by the Senator in Cumberland, and the great activity of his lieutenants, the tide seems to have set in against Mr. Sloan, and his chances are regarded as considerable smaller now than they were before the interview appeared. Many of these votes in other districts have gone to Mr. Doub, but in Lonaconing Senator Dick has pro fited by the deflection, as the people of his own town, regardless of personal dif ferences, will prefer to yote for Mr. Dick since they cannot now vote for Mr. Sloan withoutlvoting through him for Mr. Wel lington’s restoration to the party leader ship, something they will refuse to do. Taking advantage of the great hostility 1 toward Mr. Sloan engendered through the Wellington interview, Senator Dick on last Saturday forwarded to Former United States Senator George L. Welling ton, at Cumberland, the following chal lenge : Lonaconing, Mj>., August 18, 1905. Hon. George L. Wellington, Cumberland, Md. Dear Sir Having observed that you are energetically espousing the candidacy of D. Lindley Sloan, Esq., for the Republican State Senatorial nomination, and your recent in terview having conveyed the impression that Mr. Sloan is your personal candidate. I ad dress this communication to you in order to remove all doubt from among the Republi cans of A llegany county as to your attitude. Believing that your candidate, Mr. Sloan, has neither the courage nor the ability to meet me in a fair and manly discussion of the issues involved in this primary contest, I address you as his sponsor and personal representative, and invite you to meet me in a joint discussion of these matters, the time and place to be fixed at your suggestion. I desire that we compare from our indi vidual view-points— First. The merits of your candidate and myself. Second. The issues involved and the abil ity of Mr. Sloan to meet them should he be ! nominated and elected. Third. The motives and influences which have brought him into the contest, and Fourth. The party quaelifications of Mr. Sloan as well as of yourself, to ask the Re publicans of Allegany county to elevate him, and honor you by nominating him for State Senator. I trust it will be your pleasure to accept this invitation. Please communicate with me at my Lonaconing address, naming such date and place as you desire that this joint discussion shall be made. I am, my dear sir, Yours very respectfully, D. E. Dick. Senator Dick, in his addresses before the voters since sending this challenge to Mr. Wellington, has declared his hope before the people, where he can discuss that Mr. Wellington will accept his in vitation and meet him in a public meeting the peculiar features of his position and of his candidate. Seiiator Dick’s willing ness to meet the most competent of Mr. Sloan’s backers upon the platform and there discuss the reasons why Mr. Sloan instead of himself should go to Annapolis to represent the people of Allegany county, has met with the most enthusias tic approval everywhere, and Mr. Wel lington’s acceptance of the proposition is looked forward to with no little anxiety. Another factor which is telling in Mr. Dick’s favor is Ins tour of the districts. He began his open-air speech making trips Wednesday night of last week, when he addressed an immense audience in South Cumberland. The enthusiasm which greeted his declarations and his answers t' the various criticisms which have beer "'e against him, was signific cant of the approval of his candidacy. A gentleman from Cumberland remarked on the streets of Lonaconing the other evening, that “Sloan’s name has not been mentioned except in ridicule since Dick made his speech in South Cumberland.” He is daily receiving assurances of the support of those who have been against him in the fight and his position is being greatly strengthened. His meeting in Barton on Friday night waß another out pouring of the people, and for nearly two hours they listened attentively to him, and applauded generously his perorations. Lonaconing Saturday night he ad dressed the largest audience that ever as sembled on the public square, and for two hours he discussed the issues and his public record to an enthusiastic audience of many hundreds of his fellow citizens. The same condition existed at his meeting in Frostburg Tuesday evening, and he is receivingithe most enthusiastic and substantial encouragement whereve he goes. As a result of these meetings many are coming over to his side, and those who have been hesitating are now openly at work for him. The gum-shoe methods continue to characterize the campaign of his oppon ents. Mr. Doub’s literary bureau is grinding out “differential” interview’s and statements from their candidate, and the papers they are patronizing are being loaded down with “Doub differential” and personal abuse of the Senator and the editor of this paper, who is support ing him. Mr. Sloan is flitting around hither and you in an aimless effort to save himself ' from utter rout. His forces are and before another week, if something phenomenal does not occur, he will have but a few straggling followers to support his cause. It is reported that money- is flowing from his Cumberland backer and that every effort is being made to force Sloan’s nomination. Some of those who are receiving money from the barrel are at heart for Dick and will vote for him. They are keeping the Senator and his workers thoroughly posted as to the movements and manipulations now going on, and it is expected that these will be made public before the close of the con test, in order that the people may know to what despicable and corrupt methods the Sloan people have resorted to force their candidate upon the party. It was reported the other night that Mr. Hugh McMillan, a candidate who has been little heard from in the contest so far, will follow Senator Dick on the stump. Mr. McMillan may find the peo ple ready to hear him, and he, in turn, must be prepared to explain certain inci dents in his public life which are now being examined by the miners, whose votes he is trying to attract for the pur pose of encompassing Mr. Dick’s defeat. Mr. McMillan must be ready to answer some pertinent questions if he appears on the rostrum It is believed that he will follow the attitude of the other candidates and permit the vuiet methods to prevail. Reports from every section of the county show large gains for Mr. Dick during the past week. The votes that are now coming to him are being drawn largely from the Sloan following, since Mr. Doub has received about all the as surance he can expect. Democratic influences are still at work to secure the nomination of Mr. Sloan, believing he will be an easy mark to defeat in the election. There is now little danger that they will succeed. The crisis has been reached, and the tide has set in for Dick. His friends are now endeavoring to make his majority in the primary a record breaker. The indications are that they will succeed. DEER PARK HOTEL. BEER PARK MB This famous Allegheny Mountain Hostelry will open on June 24, with prospects for the most brilliant season in its history. The hotel and cottage have been renovated and painted, inside and out. Two of the choicest cottages • can be secured if application is made . at once. Many suites of rooms have been engaged in the hotel building and both annexes. The popularity of Deer Park is due to its splendid location, 2,800 feet above the sea level, out of range of malaria and mosquitoes. 'Every convenience is provided for guests. The rooms are delightful and the cuisine excellent. ! The Hotel is provided with all modern improvements for comfort; with Bowl -1 ing Alleys, Billiard Rooms, Tennis Courts, Golf Links. Swimming Pool, etc. for amusement. An entirely new Dvery Equipment has been installed. Deer Park is on the direct line of the Baltimore & Ohio between New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Wash ington, Cincinnati, Louisville, St. Louis, Wheeling, Columbus and Chicago, hav ing the excellent advantage of through vestibuled traing from each of these cities, with through Pullman service during the season from and to Pitts burg. Address W. E. II UR WELL, Mana er, Deer Park, Maryland.