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Dramatic Moments of Democratic Conventions I Have Attended /or HALF A CENTURY By UREY WOODSON, Noted Political Figure IV —Parker’* Gold Telegram The next Democratic national con vention was held in Kansac City In 1900. In a great auditorium that had Ju*t been rebuilt in ninety days, after a fire bad destroyed the earlier one. Jbmes A Reed, the mayor of Kansas City, later U. S. Senator, delivered an address of welcome Charles S. Thomas of Colorado, was elected tem porary chairman James D. Rich ardson of Tennessee, was permanent chairman. Thte convention was a mere ratifi cation meeting Bryan ww renomi rated by acclamation, and Adlai E. Stevenson of Illinois was again nom inated for vice president. The Kansas City Democratic na tional convention nier in St, Louis. John Sharp Williams of Mississippi, was temporary chairman. Champ Clark. of Mississippi. permanent chairman It resulted in the nomina tion of Allg*. H I'htker of New York, for President at .VIS in the* morning, of July 9. The deciding bailor came after Mr. Bryan had made a final plea in a vi.n attempt to accomplish the nomination Os Senator Francis M Cockrell, cf Missouri. The ballot resulted Paiker 658. William Randolph He-trst, 200; Cockrell 42: Richard Olney of Massa chusetts. 33 and Edward C. Wall, of Wisconsin 27. Parker's “Gold" Telegram At a later session the following eight there was a very ten«e situation caused by Parker's celebrated gold telegram which he sent to his cam paign manager William F. Sheehan, of New York declaring that as the gold standard had now been adopted by the United States h. could not con sider making the campaign on any other platform. Th» convention had not adopted a silver platform. I» was silent on the money question was for a time an attempt to suppress this telegram but the news leaked out Bryan hearing of it. arose .from a Sick bed and went to th f > convention hall and spoke wi'h great earne.-rtness in cntici.sm of Parker's telegram, sav ing he should have sent :t before and not after the nomination. Harmonious -p* eches were made by John Sharp Williams, of Mississippi. Edward W. Carmack of Tennessee, knd Chairman Champ Clark and ethers, and Mr Bryan was finally induced to withdraw a resolution he had offered Ex-Senator Henry O Davis, of West Virginia, notwithstanding he was 80 years old was nominated fer vice president at 1:15 o'clock Sunday morn ing July 10. The Democratic campaign that year was a listless affair, The delegates went home from St. Louis discour aged on account of the Parker tele gram and there was no recovei-y be fore the election. The national commit'ee was never In sorer straits for money than throughout th.s campaign, which Was eventually financed by Thomas F. Ryan and August Belmont, who each gaVe SSOO 000 to the committee, aided by Anthony Bradv of New York and Albany, who gave $250,000. Why Ryan Did It At a subsequent senatorial investiga tion of campaign funds of both potties in Washington Mr. Ryan, on the w;t ness stand was asked how much he gave to the Parker campaign. He replied he thought about $500,000. Some senator asked Mr. Ryan. "Did you know Mr. Parker never had any chancy of winning’’" "Certainly I did." said Mr. Ryan. I never favored his nomination. I thought It was a mistake from the out- fIKrSNTKR > Half a Loaf— By LES FORGRAVE S W A R£L \ EF - IHAOI eOT-90t WOT A VjOOO OtD V W AT ENDS 00(2 t R( P OOwM TV**. *j S \ E OR MOROtReo, tF THAT tyyEAMS TMEV DIOSH ~ .O, ANO tUAT VJoOID KAVC 11 AMoXjSti?- XXf' 9,5 PIWDiT. 15k)iE ITCOE-SAWD Y SEEM «UCW (JRANtO.PUMi AF4VHOVJ ■ 3 bI Sqm L a aTOMfe X 1M QIAOTMAT CSftOAVJO A ]/ j _ I ■ Cupynuhl. l"9jj C.ntrwl Pr«t. '^^*~* riJ^ T I TO -IHWk- THAT AFTER. \| ry | WOULb HAV6 ST*U<»E.LI£I> _ j a l "^S o ALL OP THESE TEARS WE HAS ( ALOWfc, with HIM - I WAS HOT \ WAHTECS &OLO - V TTRt~ T COME BACK TO ME- ASHAMEO OF BEIN& BOOK- I LOVE.O HIM THEN - OJAJJr T™JJ= ~-V =- / TOW''* — NOT ONE WGRO- NoY ONE ALTHOUGH HE WAS CRUEL YO MS- / * fcfeYuWNSuL I W**-L- Y€LL Hl^ > ' UN6 4INC.E Hi LSFT ME BUT I CAN NSVtft FOfcNlVfi Ml*\ J ~'~?ZZ' 6vE^YTW4A*6- - , tx'l' That night without \ PoU leaving me.- i '*** only y ’ _r"-\ I WtLL Ye. LA him all l-saptbt 1-s.rissT'"" “ V iwwrt.’ss'- ‘zs&M, - -v»» —•«■"•- i ~ I<> tiio< i.uic convention of »it Houston. Te* set and could at no time s* e any hope for him." ''Then why should you giv 0 such :» munificent fund to his campaign?" the senator inquired. Ryan replied: “Well, the committee netded the mony and could find no other way of raising it. While I had no connection with the party organi zation. I didn't want to see the con mittee go home leaving debts behind it. I made this contribution for the honor of the Democratic party." Mr. Belmont had endorsed the committee's notes to the amount of $450,000 and was of course very glad to have thfcs assistance from Mr. Ryan and Mr. Brady. Denver Convention The convention in 1908 met in Den ver. where it was a foregone conclu sion that Bryan would be nominated again and the delegates went to Den ver to have a good time and they had it. The convention assembled on the Fourth of July. Theodore A. Bell, of California. was the temporary chairman. H. D Clayton, of 1 Alabama permanent chairman. One feature of the Denver enter tainment was snowballing the dele gates as they went into the conven tion hat! The Denver people had run several flat cars loaded with snow down the mountains and switched these cars to a siding near the con vention hall entrance. Two hundred or more boys stood on these flat fars and snowballed the multitude that went into the grpat hall. A pleasant incident of the Denver convention was the coming of Mr. and Mrs. Medill McCormick, of Chi- HENDERSON, (N. C.J DAILY DISPATCH, : MONDAY, JUNE 27, 1932 I oago. accompanied by Mr. and | Nick Ixingwortli. all Republicans but | to be our guests for the convention. Living in Denver at That time wfcs Ruih Bryan, now Mrs. Ruth Bryan! Owen, the Congresswoman daughter !of our Peerless leader. We flved up two adjoining boxes in the conven tion hall, one f° r Ruth Bryan and the other for Alice Roosevelt Longworth. her husband and the McCormicks, sealing them side by side. The > ckiughter of the then President Roose velt and the daughter of the great Democratic leader, about to be nomi nated for president for the third time. wer e introdued. visited each other's ' boxes, and became good frinds. Alice listened intently and with complete composure to the Democrats who weer panning her father to a fare-you-well. while Ruth, all smiles, listened to the eneumiums of her father. Many years afterwards, Mrs, McCormick, of this party, and Ruth Bryan Owen served in congress to gether. On the ticket was Bryan named at Dmver was John W Kern, of Indiana afterwards a senator from that state. Ollie M. James, of Kentucky, vigor ously declined to be considered for vice president though he was Bryan's first choice. Ollie had a safe seat in the house of representatives from a Kentucky district that gives 12.000 to 25.000 majority. The wind is a force of the heavens; to some extent it is one of its secrets, for although much has been learned, the whole truth is not yet laid bare. THE OLD HOME TOWN *.»-ty STANLEY f WELL TMATS THE THIR© l f'i'OU “TAKE THAT BA<5 OF feICE S THAT C WITHOUT A THING THROWN ) \vA/HEfeE VoU FOUND IT- You \ AS PRACTICALLY ALL TME OL_D SHOES AND SLIPPERS JN TOWN ARE IN DAULY USE - rs 9g£ =r TODAYS BRIDAL PAIR <SoT AWAY SAFELY © 1932 U« W Stanley Central Frets DID YOU KNOW? By R. ). SCOTT W*****qm< A comparison of <he. force of Gravity dm! om Three dtferen-t worlds - BK i kaJDY CtKrftß - -Twn NORMAL JUMP of AM ArrHXE-ft OMEAJ2-TH— RIQHf- SAME AMOUN<OF A / effort would carrv him 6Times as Hiq*t m ON the moon - left- his JUMP on JUPITER. Wf ; WOULD BE LESS THAN £ HALF OF THAT oM Jfi-tUe FAprrfi wk) ~ I £—* The First matTonAu 9 I REPUBLICAN CONVEkUiOH //mL I 1 WAS HELD Irt « 11 ~ PHILADELPHIA IN 1854), , | | / AMD NOMINAT%P |" "1 I » / OOHH C. FREMONf I I •*—' k- JF FOR PREwIDEMT" > I 1 ** r Copyright. IM2. by Csattsi Frew iwrtitlin. laa. . Dispatch WANT ADS Get Results CARS WASHED AND SI.OO. Work guammeed Puller's Service Sution 27,, MIBB O. C. BLACKNALL. PUBllc stenographer now located at derson Book Co. Copy, ng , toull; . graphing, mimeographing. Duh(l Have your furniturFrepair; ed. reupholsiered. to wear sad look new. New upholstering very low prices. J. W. P ar ? iu alley back of Henderson Furniture Co - 20 22 24 27 GROCERY STORES. FISeTdeTl ping paper. Use old newspspe*s ere and markets save on your wrtp. Get a big tunoie at the Daily Dj patch office lot 10c. FIRE SALE OF SHOES AND clothing Everything must go tt . gardless of 00ate. Shoe repamce neatly done- Boston Shoe Siort Next door to Henderson Candy K.-. chen. gj USED CAR ~~~ 1931 Pontiac Coach 1930 Chevrolet Coach 1929 Olasmoblle Coach 1928 Ford 1 1-2 Ton Truck 1928 Oakland Sedan 1929 Whippet Sedan 1927 Pontiac Sedan MOTOR SALES CO Phone 832 THE DAILY DISPATCH IS NOWON sale at The Smoke Shop. Jefferson Case, Henderson Candy Kitchen Wortman's Pharmacy. Wigglm L»ruj Store, Agency. You may s*c u « a copy from any of these place, st the regular price of sc. 29-ts FORECLOSE RE SALE By virtue of the power contained in a deed of trust executed by Lena elim, Hill and husband. Claude Hill <«- corded in the office of ihe Rtgisu.< of Deeds of Vance County, in bock 148. at page 153. default having beta made in the payment of the dtf: therein secured. o n tequest of the holder at the same. I shall sell L: cash by public auction a; the court house door in Hender.=r>n. North Carolina, to the highest bidder, on Thursday. July 28th 1932. ai twelve o’clock, neon the following deccnbia real property: “Begin at a »Une on Robinsnr Street. Ed Turner comer, be.ni 4? feet from the edge of Kittrell Stree: and run thne along l;ne X W. 190 feet from Kittrell Str®t: j thence 8. 9 W. about 82 1-2 f*jt to . [ pin. Kellv corner; thenre along Kei", ! line S 88 F about 170 fe»-i to KeiJy ! corner on Robinson Stieer thence alone said Street North 4 Es*i 93 fee' to place of beginning. Seed deed tj Lena Mims from S. O. Kelly and wife recorded in Register of dee** off.c* of Vance County, in booe 134 pis 167, for mors accurate description J. M PF.ACE Tmetee This 27th day cf June. 1932 TRUSTEE’S SALE OF LAND Undei* and by virtu*, of the power 0! sale contained in that certain deed J trust, made, executed and dehvettd on the 7th day of January. 1932 to ti» undersigned Trustee by Curtis Pace and wife. Lucy T. Peace, which ss.d I deed of trust U duly of record ic j Book 181. page 107, of the Pubi.c 1 Registry of Vance County. def*u.: having been made in the payment J the bond secured thereby, and st the request and direction of the ownei »n: holder of said bond. I shall, on Friday July 22. 1932. offer for sale to the high est bidder by public auction for cseh in front of the court house door in Henderson. N, C.. at about the nour of twelve o'clock, noon, the follows* described lot or parcel of land siiuata in Kittrell Township. Vance County State of North Carolina, and describes as follows: Adjoining the lands of Mrs Annie Powell. John Harvey, and the Peace Estate, containing 89 acres more or leas. Being the land bought of Mm Margaret* Peace and being the land Upon which Curtis Peace now lives This June 18. 1932. W. M. PENNIX, Trustee Hancock and Tyler. Attya . at law, Oxford. 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