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Mv. June 27, 1912.
THE CAUCASIAN. IT WAS A CONVENTION RUN BY THE POLITICIANS made that every contested delegate ! would be almost certain, os account f of hi owd sat being la Jeopardy, to J join with &1! other contested d!e ! gate in voting to seat tb one man j or the to delegate from the os j Co&rressionai District that ai first ,9 1 voted on. and do the ua os ech succeeding ca or district, and tney did. I It was further pointed oat that it was trie fundamental law or me iasa that no juror should be permitted to it on his own ca and besides that no man who had a ea? In court, any where in Christendom, waa permitted to serve as a Juror at that term of court, even on the cat of another man whom he did not know, who was no kin to him, and whose case was entirely different to hia In every re- Could Vote on Each Others' Case, and by this Means i spect. This known and unquestum- r ! ed law, that applies In all civilized the Illegal Delegates Were Seated The Case ot countries, was put up to senator uoot i . 1 . U V . rourill lianii a vjiaiiiig UAampit- to appiy tbe 6ame ruie lo the organ- inauon of Col. Roosevelt Bryan Given Ovation Motion of this convention; but strange to say. Senator Root prompt- in Convention Hall An Interesting Situation. iy overruled the point and declared that every delegate, though contest ed, could vote on every other one's contested case. This ruling caused a tremendous howl of indignant protest in the con vention, that lasted for fifteen or twenty minutes. Many delegates threatened to leave the hall and not sit any longer In a convention that was dominated by dishonest votes, seated by such dishonest methods. The National Committee Seated all "Fraud Delegates They Needed to Carry on Their Business in the Convention. First Ruling of the Chairman Showed that the "Steam Roller" was Well Greased and Ready for Action Chairman Ruled that ail the Contested Delegates dii'-airo. 111.. June 22, 1912. Late made in any convention, or in any i I instlrf - The Machine Ienle Justice. rt oniinated by a vote of 561. This v.ah 2 1 votes more than the necessary r.iinbr to nominate. But in this votes there were included 86 II WvA and stolen votes. There was als-o included the votes of all of the territories and foreign possessions, :M-luding Porto Rico, Hawaii and th- Philippine Island, none of which P-preeent any Hepublican party that ran now or ever can give a Republi can vote. There was also included in this number over 150 votes from Southern States, where there is no K publican party worthy of the name and which states would not have more than 25 votes in the Conven tion if the number of delegates elect ed had been based upon the actual. Mr. Rosewater, the chairman of the National Committee, who had called the convention to order and who was to preside until a temporary chairman was elected, ruled that the motion was out of order and refused to put the same to the Convention. He then presented the name of Sena tor Root, of New York, as temporary chairman, having been selected by the same National Committee who had stolen the 86 votes, and declared that nothing was in order until the temporary chairman had taken I charge of the Convention. At this point, Governor iiaaiey, i..t.nlil!r'jn vnto pact in ihnco Qtatoa ' reDresentine the Roosevelt forces, i i r i i 1 1 nil v. n. ii v j ii, vu. a t a t. a.a w u , i moved that Governor McGovern, of The Rotten llorough Delegates. Wisconsin, be substituted for Senator r,ur the nr&cont nian Pflfh state T?nrt as temiiorarv chairman, and in the Union, whether north or south, demanded a roll-call on the motion ne'e to sav. Mr. Rosewater. the Permitted to elect twice as many del-; chairman of the National Committee, Liates to the National Republican ' did not rule on this motion out of Convention as there are congressmen ; order. If the motion to pudge the and Senators from each State. By rolls was out of order before the this absurd and unjust party regula-. temporary chairman took charge of tion, the State of Louisiana, which the Convention, then this motion for east'less than 3,000 Republican votes a roll-call on the substitute of Gov- at the last election, and which, un-'ernor McGovern for Senator Root as der the State law. can no longer ap-; temporary chairman of the Conven pear as a party on the official ballot, ' tion, before the temporary chairman because the Republican party vote had taken charge of the Convention, has dropped below 3,000, was per-' was equally out of order. ir.itted to cast 20 votes in the Con tention (there being S Congressmen and I Senator, all Democrats, from that State), while the great Republi-, can State of Maine cast only 12 votes. Of course, the 20 votes from Louis-j iana, which was made up of federal office-holders many of them ne- Chairman Rosewater, however, did The Fourth North Carolina District. e44 to pmm rtJsiki& d&aasej ta io nilgai najOTt avetioa o: tbf Co2e6tic. x abov dorlb4, aod to p!i-d tJstr tapyort to Col. RoofteveU at tt trst asd Uvful waiaf of th Krptjblkaa party. tify htta to cots to th hU. II Kirea a woBdrft3l dKsoaiU- tloa by a body of people j:retrr tfcnj tho bo tad Aetsblr4 at lh Co- f lieuia. tere i'rridat Tafl ! nomSaatcd, H denou&cd tb ni ral action of the o-calld Republican f Conrntioa. He f&ld that be Ttos nlied that a majority of the hon-tly elected delegate were a4Mmbled la? that hall aad had asked him to be-' come the true nominee of the Re- publican party, and he aid that be waa willing to accept and make the i race, on one condition, aad that at! that the delegates assembled should i ro home, consult with their people, j and then if the masses of the peo-J pie approved, to hold a great Nation-j al Convention at a later date, at! which time a full ticket would be nominated and a platform adopted. He further stated that if such a con vention of the people was called and selected a ticket headed by tome one beside himself that he would loyally support such a ticket selected by the honest Republican of the country. A Moht Interesting Situation. Just before the adjournment of the Republican Convention this af ternoon, Col. Bryan, who had been personally reporting the proceedings of the Convention for several great newspapers, was forced to leave to attend the Democratic Convention which was assembling at Baltimore. Colonel Bryan had given out a statement this morning declaring that he opposed the action of 'the Na tional Democratic Committee in se- ; electing Judge Parker, of New York, as temporary Chairman, and that the action of the Democratic party In do ing this did not represent the wishes of the rank and file of the people in his party any more than the action Two of the illegal delegates seated by such methods were Harris and Matthews from the Fourth North Carolina District. In that district, when the Republican Convention met, there were fifty-four uncontest ed votes and only thirty-seven ton- tested votes. The majority in that! convention .instead of making up a temporary roll by deciding on the contests In advance and seating the thirty-seven delegates on one side or the other and then permitting the tcct h wn done 0 the Republican National Commit-j Grfocf Skin Dr. Woods Hutchinson crtnitkrttj one of the most brilliant writers en nxxicrn thcm:t:tic3L says: Mrichnrss and frt-shncsss ci ct r arc Richness and Purity of Blood and ngnr ci circulation. A ri complauon exphatcai!y coksc !nrn withxa; on!y imttattont and pour ones at that can be panted, flm tercd or rubbed en from without. To look well you mut be well . If you want the clean, clear ccplcx ion gfowina, with the crmtfo cf pure bJoodthe bright spaiUjne)e and the happy cxptnaaon that cornea from vjgoroui healthy t! X i4 tifiJSrf rJ m.i4trui:tiee torjc UAfxLtni; sad inthut Cfer.pctJtun. If yvo jj;wvt arr c4hcf pr rjJtfatKiei if bt? tn tt f! re x that yi red the liU'k The pcfe fl lw jxrct ccJy tSciK- ha rrd the Ubriv No U J ttmrsSf fthuukl ue4Ain J-v ...!- a fjjwr ttimulant and u:c Duy Six CottUs for 5.00, and Cot Your Money Back if not Benefited here, declared that the fifty-four un- tee in presenting the name of Sen- contested delegates being a majority !ar Root for temporary Chairman; should pass upon the contests. ; in Chicago represented the wishes of In that convention, the thlrty-sev- the rank and file of the people of the .... v, niA 'Republican party. He had further confi ncio n,i tha nnpnntpstpd declared that he would go to Baltl more and fight the machine and mon- j opoly interests that were attempting j to dominate and pervert his party! just as they had succeeded in domi-! not rule this motion out of order, be- amj named Harris and Matthews. votes heard the facts and passed on the contests. When this was done, the Duncan bolting contesting dele- pratoa whn wprp frnm ronntips that had thirty-seven votes in all. but whonatinS and Perverting the Republican represented much less than half that,,iri many votes in the contested counties, bolted and held a separate convention cause he knew that on this motion the 86 Illegally and fraudulently seat ed delegates would vote, and that that would elect Mr. Root, the ma chine candidate. However, when Chairman Rosewater was about to iiroes, were cast solidly for Taft. On put the motion on the election of a the other hand, the 12 votes from ' temporary chairman, Governor Had the .ureat State of Maine, where the j ley then raised the point that the S6 people expressed their wishes in a 'contested delegates should not be legal primary, were cast solidly for permitted to vote on the election of Colonel Roosevelt. In this connection. noted that South Carolina, which cast ed that the point was not well taken, less than 3,000 votes in the whole Thereupon, Governor Hadley appeal State, has 18 votes In the National ed from the decision of the chair, Convention. The State of Mississippi, ' and, when the appeal was about to be which has no more of a Republican put to the Convention, again raised partv, and which is dominated by the point that the contested delegates federal office-holdersT mostly ne- Louri Cheers for Colonel Bryan. This statement of Colonel Bryan had made hirn the center of all eyes in the Coliseum during the last day of the Convention. When Colonel it should be a chairman. Chairman Rosewater promptly rul- groes, also cast 20 votes. And so it is, all through the rotten borough States, where there Is no party, ex cept an aggregation of federal office holders. The same shameful condition exlst de at one time in North Carolina. The party in that State, however, has could not vote on the appeal Contested Delegates Allowed to Vote on the Contests. This point was ignored by Chair man Rosewater, and he ordered the roll to be called and recognized all of the contested delegates to vote on this motion, which was voted down These facts are unquestioned and not denied, and yet, in the face of Vc- fonfo tJ o tt-i o Tatthoiva i! o? in thi Bryan arose to leave the Convention who had no more right to sit in the ... ... convention than a man from Austra lia, were seated by the National Com mittee and were again seated by thej Credential Committee, as we have; , x , n ! i, frtT stration had spent itself If the National Convention had fol-. IA , . , j.j lowed the same fair and just rule which was adopted by the Roosevelt IK eg mm (D w sill 8 Hart-Ward Hardware Co. We have Moved our store to new building 125 East Martain Street. We have 10,000 square feet of show rooms with Electric Elevator, every floor on the ground floor. Right in the heart of the hut inest center of Raleigh u e will be pleased to sec all fiiends customers, ann the public generally. Our stock is complete and our prices the lowest HART-WARD HARDWARE CO. Wholwle und Retail. 125 E. Murtin S.t Pilif h, N. C and start for Baltimore, the cheering! and the people in the galleries was so great that it forced the Convention to cease business until the demon- people in the Fourth North Carolina It Is freely predicted here to-night by observant politicians that the ! same monopoly interests which con trol the bosses in hnth thp Demo District, by making the contesteci bUcan eg win delegates to pass upon their right,) fhf.ftllirh hnnpst mPthods. Roosevelt would have been nomlnat-i. ' . , , ed by over sixty majority in the Con i uaiuuiui in over-running Bryan and the rank and file of the Democratic party in in just the same way as ,r i,rcr0 a to nvArthrnw the by 18 majority, and on the succeeded federal patronage machine, and hence motion by which all of the 86 con- North Carolina stood out as the one Southern State in this Convention that was not dominated by federal office-holders and where the people ruled and sent an overwhelming ma jority of Its delegate of high-class citizens instructed for Col. Roose velt. The First Test in the Convention. When the Convention met, it was clear that the National Committee, a majority of whom had either been defeated for re-election in their states or who were from States and territo ries that represented no Republican party that could ever furnish a Re publican vote, had prepared a tem porary roll of delegates who would be permitted to vote in the conven tion. In preparing this roll, they had unseated 86 Roosevelt delegates who were clearly and unquestionably elected by the people of their States and their respective districts, includ ing the Fourth Congressional District of North Carolina. That Committee, in making up this roll, could have stolen a hundred votes or two hundred votes, with just as much reason and justice as the 86 which had been stolen. The fact is the committee stole just enough to give Taft a safe majority, and then stopped. The first question raised in the Convention when it assembled, was the purging of the roll of delegates as prepared by the National Com mittee. Governor Hadley, of Mis souri, representing the Roosevelt forces in the convention, moved that all of the uncontested delegates, which made a large majority of the convention, 6hould be permitted to organize the Convention, and then pass upon the title of the 86 contest ed delegates who had been seated by me National Committee. No fairer or more just " proposition was ever tpstpd delegates were electea, ana Chairman Root was declared elected temporary chairman. The chair then declared that the next business was the appointment of a committee on credentials to review the work of the National Committee. Governor Hadley, representing the Roosevelt forces, at once made the point that the contested delegates in the Convention should not be per mitted to vote on their respective State delegations upon the election of members of the committee on cre dentials, but that the uncontested delegates, amounting to 950 out of a total of 1.076, should select the committee on credentials to pass upon the committee. Chairman Root at once ruled that the point was not well taken, and declared that every contested delegate placed on the roll by the National Committee should be permitted to vote. In this way, a committee on credentials was select ed with the view to sustaining the dishonest action of the National Com mittee on every contested case An Illegal ' Committee on Credentials. The committee on credentials pro ceeded like a machine to carry out orders, and reported in favor of seat ing every single contested delegate who had been seated by the National Committee. When the report of this committee was brought before the Convention, the point was again raisedthat no delegate who was con tested should be permitted to pass upon his own and other contested cases. Chairman Root at once ruled that while no single delegate should be permitted to pass on his own case vet every contested delegate could vote on every other case. Strong and vigorous protests were made against this ruling, on the ground that it was unheard of and unjust in the extreme. The point was LlltS lllllUllCa aUU UUUJ lUfe wmuug. , , . , . u o, they have succeeded in running oer and from he rotten borough States, Roo6erelt and ,he will of the of the South which neve cast . a R-rank and file of the Republican party publican vote, all of which were or,nere Tafw u r.H J A number of long-headed politi After this action of the ?ontnn if tfae game tfling in permitting these i"egall, R -' happened at Baltimore as had hap ed delegates to vote, the Roosevelt wag almo8t certa,n uibl iu iu I." !that the rank and file of the people er question, and it was in this way, Gtattxa WM rifiA 4n that Taft secured his 561 votes. i" J . m,k1t,oq Colonel Roosevelt's Statement, , . t? , a ,rfi00 A. - of both of the old parties. As soon as the news of the seating of the illegal contesting and permit-1 ting them to vote on the contests Secretary of the Navy 111 From Ty- reached Colonel Roosevelt, he issued the following statement: "A clear majority of the dele gates honestly elected to this Convention were chosen by the people to nominate me. Under the direction and with the en- couragement of Mr. Taft, the majority of the National Com mittee by the so-called 'steam roller' methods and with scan dalous disregard of every prin ciple of elementary honesty and decency, stole eighty or ninety delegates, putting on the tem porary roll calls a sufficient number of fraudulent delegates to defeat the legally expressed will of the people, and to sub stitute a dishonest for a honest majority. The Convention has declined to purge the roll of the fraudulent delegates placed there by the defunct National Com mittee and the majority which thus endorsed fraud was made a majority only because It In cluded the fraudulent delegates themselves who all sat as judges on one another's cases." How some of the members of the North Carolina delegation acted dur ing this Convention on the various ballots will be described in a later letter. The Nomination of Roosevelt. Immediately upon the adjourn ment of the Republican Convention, as above described, the great bodytof the Roosevelt delegates, with the 86 honestly elected delegates who had been unseated by the National Com mittee, proceeded to Orchestra Hall, In front of which over 15,000 people had- already gathered and were clam orine for admission, and there pro- phoid Fever. Hamilton, Mass., June 23. Secre tary of the Navy George von L. Meyer has a mild attack of typhoid fever, according to an announcement at his home here to-day. 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