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I I. RALEIGH, IV. C. THURSDAY, JUNE 20f 1Q12. No. 23 V f t I EDITORIAL BRIEFS American Medical Assoc la-j , i.-.-g against kissing babies. t,!ow to the politicians. A ,. !.lf.f Democratic State Conven ; indicated all its officials and : t-ff-ct included Senator Lori- jUirm from reports from over .r.. state the hound "dawg" will be in many counties in the com- campaign. Ir would appear that a Democrat (ir. ot any way he pleases and $.;n i,f 'iven a clean bill of health ly a Democratic Convention. orne of the Democrats seem to think it wonderful that Locke Craig nominated for Governor, even if u- didn't have any opposition. That "free lumber plank" was fan nd to be too short when the Dem- lixra'S were imiuiU6 up iucn iaai a?- platform, so they left it out. The Democratic politicians tell the ji.ie they are "agin" the trusts. till they nominated the trust can-did.it.- tor Governor by acclamation. I: u rati tilde enters into the equa ti.ii.. the trusts are probably having a t.ii.e tring to decide whether they t.!n!ild support Simmons of Kitchin the Senate. The Democratic platform in this ate denounces protection as a rob Un mid then in the next sentence !i dories those who helped to com mit the 'theft." How can the North Carolina Demo- Irr.'its make their campaign on the frrotective tariff when they have en- Liored their officials who have voted nor the protective tariff? The Baltimore hotels will charge the Democratic delegates $20 a day. Evidently the Baltimore inn-keepers think the Democrats are responsible for the high cost of living. For once the Democratic platform does not say anything about "nig ger." But you can't count on that, f ilor you know the Democratic poli ticians never stand on their plat form. I It is quite noticeable that the last Democratic platform says nothing bout rotation in office. That was Sone of thpir main nlanks at one time until most of the politicians got a I Mob. Editor Josephus Daniels has been spending some days in Baltimore try ing to launch a Daniels boomlet for (National Chairman. However, Chair man Mack has notified all comers that he has not yet decided to retire. If the Republican National Con tention should get in a deadlock and i diniirn Ti-ithrkiit nnminaHnff a. can idate. then the Democrats might I tand a fighting chance of electing their nominee. The platform adopted at the last ;State Convention is made up of a jlot cf meaningless words. But then, ghat's the need of the Democrats paving any platform at all when their I .candidates refuse to stand on it. Some of the Democratic politicians say that Bryan will go to the Balti more Convention with a bag full of schemes. Those same politicians will ave to keep on the sharp look out Baltimore with the nomination in bat sack. LAn Associated Press dispatch an- ounces that the California Demo cratic delegates have left for Balti more on a special train, . carrying i'ith them 1,400 quarts of wine, fonder if they will vote for a pro hibition plank in the platform when Convention meets! I The Democratic politicians seem jndecided whether to have Senator P'Gorman, of New York, or Judge Parker, of the same burg, as tem porary chairman of their convention. jVhy not ask Wall Street which one hey would prefer and thereby settle the matter without further ado. fflpUBIJCMI nau m President Roosevelt is on the Scene and Denounces Action ot Na tional Committee tor Names They Placed on Temporary Roll SENATOR Mm Taft Forces Win in Naming Temporary Organization They Also Vote Down Gov. Hadley's Motion to Substitute the Roosevelt Delegates for the Taft Delegates on the Temporary Roll Whose Seats are Contested Roosevelt Forces Term Action of National Committee a Fraud-Credential Committee Now in Session No one can Predict the Outcome. The Republican National Conven tion will meet again today (Thurs day) at 11 o'clock, but the Creden tial Committee will hardly be ready to report by that time and it is im possible to predict on the outcome of the Convention until the Credential Committee makes its report, and that report either adopted or rejected. Judging from the action of the Cre dential Committee yesterday after noon they will adopt the action of the National Committee, and if they should and then the Convention should adopt their report, it would give the Taft forces a lead of prob ably more than fifty delegates, but many of the Roosevelt leaders de clare they will not stand such treat ment. There is some talk of Gover nor Hughes and Gov. Bradley as dark horses, yet those booms have taken no definite shape. It is not probable that there will be any nomination be fore tomorrow (Friday) afternoon, and the Convention will hardly ad journ before Saturday. CREDENTIAL COMMITTEE IX SESSION. Now Considering the Various Con tests Roosevelt Men Claim They Are Not Getting Fair Hearing. Chicago, 111., June 19. The Roose velt forces met their second defeat in the Republican National Convention today in a session which had for its outstanding feature a remarkable de monstration of nearly one hour's du ration in honor of Governor Herbert S. Hadley, of Missouri. All of the Roosevelt delegates join ed in this demonstration, while some Taft States lent a voice. The ova tion to the Misouri executive was quickly interpreted by way of the delegates as the possible forerunner of a boom for Hadley for President. One enthusiastic Pennsylvania man jumped to the stage and called: "Three cheers for Hadley, the next President of the United States." Governor Hadley led the fight on the Convention floor today to oust ninety-two contested Taft delegates and to seat ninety-two Roosevelt men in their places. The Convention finally refused to entertain the mo tion. This transferred the fight to the Committee on Credentials, appointed just before the Convention adjourn ed until tomorrow noon. f A Split in the Committee and Some Members Withdraw. Chicago, Ills., June 19. The long expected crash in the Republican ranks came tonight. The Roosevelt forces acting, they said, under the personal direction of the Colonel himself, began to lay their plans for independent action in the National Republican Convention as a forerun ner of the more drastic action ex pected in the Convention tomorrow or Friday. The Roosevelt members of the Committee on Credentials withdrew from that body tonight withdrew in person and in effect, withdrew all of the Roosevelt con tests, which had been called down from 92 to 28. Colonel Roosevelt tonight was in the midst of a series of exciting con ferences and was busy figuring on the loyal delegates whom he could ex pect to carry with him out of the Convention or rather into a separate Convention on the Convention floor in event the crisis is reached. - Some of the conferences at his headquarters were exciting. Senator Borah, of Idaho, it was reported, de clared as he left the Roosevelt rooms that he would not bolt. The Missouri delegation in the Con vention held a caucus tonight for the purpose,' it. was reported, of formally launching a boom for Governor Had lew for President. The remarkable demonstration given the Missouri ex ecutive in the Convention today, to gether with the sudden turn in af fairs, is said : to have strengthened RIAL OMMfflOEI nr session AT CUCA MADE TEMPORARY CIAIRRM their belief that the time was ripe for bringing forward a compromise can didate. In the meantime, there was much talk of Justice Chas. E. Hughes of New York, as the candidate of the Convention. Some of the leaders ven tured to suggest a ticket of Hughes and Hadley. The Taft people were exultant to day. They denied intimations from the Roosevelt side that they were considering a compromise candidate, and aserted that with a tightening of the lines it was apparent that Presi dent Taft would win the nomination ou the first ballot with something to spare. Senator Dixon declared tonight that one final appeal might be made to the membership of the Conven tion. "We shall have exhausted then every legal and moral duty devolving upon us. The future will have to take care of itself." It was said some of the Roosevelt leaders would plead with the Conven tion tomorrow to instruct the Cre dentials Committee to grant time for a hearing of the contests. According to these unofficial state ments, the Roosevelt program will be this: Should the Credentials Com mittee uphold the temporary roll adopted by the National Committee and the Convention in turn accept the report of the Credentials Commit tee, thereby finally seating the dele gates whom Colonel Roosevelt aserts to have been fraudulently placed on the temporary roll, those of the ex President's adherents who are will ing to stand with him through thick and thin will withdraw from the Con vention on the instant. LEAVE THE OOMnTTEE ROOM. Roosevelt Members Claim Credentials Committee Wouldn't Give a Full, H earing on Contests. Chicago, 111., June 19. After bolt ing once from the Credentials Com mittee "under the orders of Colonel Roosevelt," and being called back by Roosevelt managers to the commit tee room, all of the Roosevelt mem bers of the Credentials Committee except R. R. McCormick, of Chicago, left again at 11:45 o'clock tonight, declaring they were "out for good." The cause of the bolt was the re fusal of the committee to give a full hearing on all contest cases. After the Roosevelt men had left the committee took up the cases, but had not proceeded far when a mo tion to adjourn until 9 o'clock tomor row morning was proposed and car ried. Senator Dixon, the Roosevelt cam paign manager, who had been hur riedly summoned after the first bal lot, left with the Roosevelt men. "These men are tired and will go home and go to bed," he said. "I think the other fellows are wasting time to stay here tonight." Can Call It Anything. Francis J. Heney and Hugh T. Hal bert, of Minnesota, who had led the ' were tne onIy ones who would, talk at length on the situation. j es this a bolt?" Mr. Heney was asked- I ' You ca call it anything you want to," he said. "These are the facts: "Every Roosevelt man, with the exception of McCormick, has walked qut because he was convinced from the rules which were proposed that there was no intention of giving a valid hearing. "The cases that were heard before the National Committee were a farce and this is a worse one. The lineup was perfectly plain 32 to 19." "Excluded Evidence." Mr. Labert declared the , break came because the committee limited time and excluded evidence. " "We claimed and insisted that the Credentials Committee should hear all evidence as a court of original jurisdictlon; and that the National ' i Convention, not the Credentials Com mittee, should be the court of last re sort." Before adjourning the committee adopted the amendment rules by a v in f hi t t r a i noi a.-! An iiAf(nn vv. . vn41 man utruuc said the adjournment was taken be cause most of the contesting dele gates had left the Coliseum. Mr. Roosevelt addressed the bolt- ing aeiegates in a room at the Con gress Hotel, where they had assem- bled after leaving the committee room. "I am going to ask you to take a roco until T . . . a 1 v.vcs, um,. 4 can 6a ccnam iacis and lay them before vou" Colonel - jiuuu iiui-i s iifituKt'ar, came luiOj , . . ..Vui j-t Roosevelt said. "I earnestly counsel ! Chicago late to-day and was acclaim- a,nt in France about this lime, hit you not to discuss what you intend to ; a by thousands of his supporter ! u elated that an unknown man ap do until you have the facts before j and admirers. The hat was In the ( P8 one ov the leadin' Paris bo ou -air throughout the automobile ride1 lo, vIdently sufffrin the pangs ov "I can tell you the general outline, from Lasalle Street station to the!hunKer an rule, haped upon a of what I shall do. So far as I am ; Congress Hotel waving salutes oflcnalr an,J addressed a throng ov concerned, I shall never recognize in a Republican Convention a majority of which a large part is composed of fraudulently seated delegates from the States of which Governor Hadley spoke .today. This is not a Conven tion of the Republican party. A Con vention of the Republican party is a Convention the majority of which is elected by the people and not ap pointed by a morbid National Com mittee. "I am for a Convention in which sit the men elected by the States of Washington and Arizona and not the men appointed from Washington and Arizona by the defunct boses of other States. I hold that this is no case of a factional fight. The time has come now when we must assert absolutely the right of the people to run the Na tional Convention, to have their own representatives put into the Conven tion. I see that it was held today that of these contested delegates all were to vote on one another's cases on the ground of precedent. The ar- gument in favor of that precedent Is of the type of the argument made by a clever corporation lawyer when ad vising a corporation how to keep within a law and yet do what the law intended to forbid. This kind of bad faith vitiates my proposition. Fraud destroys any contract." FIRST STORY OF THE CONVEN TION'. First Session Was Called to Order Tuesday at Noon. The Republican National Conven tlo which is now in session in Chi cago was called to order by Chair man Rosewater Tuesday at noon. Every seat in the hall was taken and several thousand people were crowd ed around the entrance to the build ing waiting for something to hap pen. The National Committee com pleted their work of making up the temporary roll on Saturday after noon. Of the 254 contests, Taft was given 235 delegates and Rosoevelt 19. According to the Associated Press estimate Taft has 436 instruct ed votes. Roosevelt 431. LaFolletta 36, Cummins 10, uninstructed 165. There are 1,078 votes in the conven tion and 540 is necessary to a choice. The majority of the New York dele- gation, who are uninstructed, will vote for Mr. Taft, but this may not be sufficient to give him the nomina tion on the first ballot. The Roose velt forces were very indignant at the committee for favoring near all the Taft contestants and termed the committees actions as a steal. Ex-Senator Marion Butler and Judge W. S. O.'B. Robinson were placed on the temporary roll as the regular delegates from the Third North Carolina District, but Mr. Duncan, Committeeman from this State, by a personal appeal to the Committee, succeeded in having the two bolting delegates from the Fourth North Carolina District, placed on the temuorary roll.t These men are J. C. L. Harris, from Ral- , eigh, and J. C. Matthews, from Nash. I .k. - .. t voaitsttos if 10 v .., Whea Cotoaei UommU frt&4. who ert oa the rae ta Chicago. reported to fclra that flMevwit era were not getttag square 41. fe dcid4 to to to Cbirco a4 Slrctj bU fore ta pros. Tt Colos!! Uft New York Friday aftrraooa asulj reached C&lro Saturday afuraooa. j vowari upowTtu a oaaar aa planned not to hate any deaonatra Uoa oa th Coloaei'a arrival, bat aotae of the Rooerelt delegatloas would not hate it that ay, a&4 ta California delegation a&d oaay oth er met the Colon-! at the ttatloa with banner aad bra band aad es corted him to his hotel, where he waa later forced to addrea t& crowd. Chairman Rotwater, Manafer McKlaley, Senator Root, aad other are oa thecea looking after Pre! dent Taft't Interest. There hate been many rumor that ome of the Taft delegate from Georgia aad few other State had de terted the Preldeat aad would Tote for Colonel Rooaevelt. Tbl ha been denied by the Taft force except in the case of two or three delegate which they admitted had gone over to the Roosevelt force. After a fire hour' contest on the Coor of the I" AM 1 M V A ... 1 VU"'7V V "!that hit wui layln' hit oa jr-ur named by Chairman Rosewater w.iitronK wh.n lbeJ. ,UiDdwJ hi! ' elected temporary Chairman of the I iun irui iiin i A TK-CO KNTION .NOTI'S. Colonel lloovrtt tne to Chicago to louiiMi with in lorcf. A Chicago dispatch of June 15lh says: Colonel Theodore Roosevelt wear- ing his new fighting hat, a compro - . niiee between the sombrero and a - . v . . . acknowledgment of the cheers that marked the former President's prog ress. Mr. Roosevelt declared to-night that he had not mapped out a plan of campaign. He was in consulta tion for several hours with the man ager of his candidacy and then as sumed charge in persion of "this naked fight between corrupt poli ticians and thieves and the plain people." Early In the day it was announced at the Roosevelt headquarters that the Colonel's arrival would be abso lutely devoid of the spectacular. Many of the delegates, however, would not have it thus and when the train bearing the candidate finally rolled Into the station there were three bands and a cheering multitude to greet him. The California delegation, the most aggressive and outspoken of the Roo sevelt adherents a delegation which to-day issued a thinly veiled threat of Independent action if things did not go well for the Colonel in the Convention marched to the station in a body and escorted Colonel Roo sevelt to his hotel. They bore aloft a banner which read: "California refuses to try title to property before the thief who stole it." And on the reverse side: "California's solid twenty-six for Theodore Roosevelt." Beam With Pleasure. The banner caught the Colonel's eye at once and he beamed with pleasure. Later as he stood on the balcony of his hotel and made a brief address to a throng which blocked all traffic in Michigan Boulevard for half an hour he alluded to the sign and made the so-called "thefts" of the Republican National Committee the topic of his remarks. Colonel Roosevelt appeared to be in fine fettle and thoroughly to enjoy being on the battleground In person. It was frankly acknowledged that long distance telephoning and tele graphing had tried the candidate's patience. His reception here was all that could have been desired. The band which led the way kept up a con tinuous crash of music while the two in the rear were equally busy. The tune most in favor was the battle song of San Juan Hill and Santlogo. "There'll Be a Hot Time in the Old Town To-night." When the vast throng in front of his hotel was clamoring for the Colonel to appear and make an address the bands play ed "Hail, Hall, the Gang's All Here." Colonel Roosevelt was all but mobbed when he reached the hotel. It took all of the Colonel's own strenuous efforts as well as those -of his guards to force a way through the lobby Fight for nonesty. "This Is a fight of honesty against dishonesty, of honesty against theft. "The people have spoken and the politicians, dead or alive, will be made to understand that they are (Coin tinned on page 4.) REAL AKCEUv. iCHY Vir. CI FmCCC WibUS- pended for a Time PCLinaAKS DID IT DILED Am raawm lrte Jt tKr rati rece te Part n4 THU ,hmt m Cbtatfca t lataim?, IUt the tWOidve of tcn! CVitte4 cut lit Jb Vh" f'tmJMre IWt Ut iHrmm of the ArttaafAgr of a IlepnbUcaui Kurm of Got eramestt w a Mo&ATThy-)Y&r ti!!4t m CMli!tttioa and iYe?re to !U cwroe lUftabUr. DIlklniTine. N. a. Jae 17. I MI. Corretpondeac of The Caucaslaa Eaterprt. la 1791 the National Arb!y of France (her Ccagre) uteade4 the King ad relieved htra or hit of ficial aad roal dotie Pefhap oth er Elags hev beea sutpr&ded, other hev been killed. Ilut hit itrike me al nlb. He muit hev felt torr for . .... ' - . j MSMitt tit the balances, and throne do to: whine and beg for occupant. ep dally the Ihronn or rra i-aimk iomii rnr hit nh . K. i like France Tht n tr. tf,.,. . danger that ihe politicians alle hold !a Mrr, t wtin an name hli surces. j or w ithout conaultla him. for thy haJ otu n thelr Jnder up. i "P" ov Mngu. they air Jutt "lt,t r o not snaipenable. ' Amidst th. ! prominent citizens who were dlscu in' the action ov the French assem bly Just after the suspeniloa ov the King. He said: "Citizens, listen to a tale which shall not be a long one. A certain well-meanln aeapolitaa wa once upon a time startled dur ing his evening walk, by the astound ing Intelligence that the Pope (the head of the Catholic Church) was dead. He had not recovered from his astonishment at the saddeb new till he wa Informed that the King of Naples had also just passed away. "Surely." said the cttlxen. "the sua must vanish from heaven at such a combination of politic.- But bad news continued to reach his ear. He Is told that the ArchbUhop of Palermo also died suddenly. Over come by the last shock he hurried home and took his bed. but could not sleep. Soon he heard a rumbling noie near-by. He lUtened. The noie was caused by a baker makia' macaroni. "Ah! said he. can I trust my ears? Hhe Pope Is dead the King of Naples Is dead the Bishop of Palermo is dead yet my nelrh. bor. the baker, makes macaroni. Come! The lives of great men are cot then so Indlsnaable to the world after all." Theo the man la the shabby clothe stepped from the chair and went hi way. A woman who waa present then said: "I have caught bis meaning. He has told a tale and It begins like all tales." The above quotation lx taken from a book entitled. "There Was Once a King and a Queen." Hit may not thrill any of my readers, but hit con tains more truth than poetry, you will notls. The knowln ones in France argued that the flight of the Klag wuz noth in short of abdication, and that the only way out wui to proclaim a re public. But many men said that they should bold to the old consti tution, and pleaded that Louis the King wuz Irresponsible; that what wux realy needed wux a bran new King. Because they saw that they were in a minority, the Jacobin In the assembly became very angry and prepared a bill for dethronlag Louis. Orders were given Lafayette to march troops to the vicinity or the assembly and carry a red flag, the sign that martial law had been pro claimed. The mob refused to obey Lafayette' troops and seized two sol dier and tore them Into pieces with tht ferocity ov tigers. France wux again approachin a crisis. Lafayette gave an order la a low tone direct In' a division o soldiers to fire over the heads or the citizens. This wuz greeted with jeers. Ax will be ex pected, the next volley wux directed lower and several hundred persons fell, killed and wounded. The Ja cobin leaders then slunk away aad remained In hldln for days. They were nothln but cowards and thugs or the red-shirt variety. But this did not allay the feelln or the peo ple, did not redress the many wrongs which they had suffered. The assem bly remained in session and com pleted taa constitution, a good ont hit tz claimed. But serious mistakes (Continued on page &.