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VOLUME" 8, NUMBER II
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At a public moo'tag held at To
ledo, Ohio, Mr. Taftt and Senator
Forakor met and shook hands. It
Is claimed thero has boon a recon
ciliation, and the Taft men will not
object to Senator Forakor's re-election.
Congressman John J. Jenkins was
dofoatod for re-nomination in tho
Wisconsin primary. Ho is one of
Spoakor Cannon's lieutenants and hia
dofeat is attributed to Cannonism.
Vermont state election was held
September 1. For governor tho fig
ures show: George H. Prouty, re
publican, 45,281; James E. Burko,
democrat, 15,905; Quimby S. Back
us, independence party, 1,252; Eu
gono M. Campbell, prohibitionist,
826; J. H. Dunbar, socialist, 47U.
Tho total vote of all parties was
(5 3,7 47, and Mr. Prouty's plurality
over Mr. Burko was 29,376; his ma
jority ovor all, 26,815. Of the total
vote tho republicans polled 71 per
cent, tho democrats 25 per cent, tho
independence party 2 per cent, tho
nrohibitionlsts 1 1-3 ner cent and
tho socialists two-thirds of 1 per
cent, tho total vote tor governor in
tho last presidential year 19) 4, was
66,615, of which the republican can
didate received 48,115, tho demo
cratic candidate 16,556 and the min
or parties 1.944.
James B. Bradley has been nom
inated by the republicans for gov
ernor of Michigan.
TJtio American athletes who took
part in tho Olympic games in Eng
land were welcomed to Oyster Bay
by President Roosevelt, who enter
tained them for several hours.
of quickly adjourning and going
homo -without tackling tho senatorial
question. As a result of tho Intro
duction of tho resolutions by the
democrats tho progressive republi
cans began to figure up the votes
that could bo relied on for Cummins,
and tho standpatters began the cir
culation of an agreement to adjourn
before the election of a senator. It
Is claimed by the standpatters that
enough progressives can be induced
to sign the agreement to make it
effective, but the friends of Governor
Cummins are not alarmed and ex
pect tomorrow to push tho resolu
tion for the joint session."
Tho primaries in Nebraska result
ed in the re-nomination by tho repub
licans of Governor George L. Sheldon
and of all the present republican
congressment. A. W. Jeffries was
nominated by the republicans for
congress in tho Second district, now
represented by Congressman Hitch
cock, democrat. The democratic
nominee for. governor is A. C. Shall
lonberger. Tho democratic nominees
for congress are as follows: First
district, John A. Maguire; Second
district, G. M. Hitchcock; Third dis
trict, James P. Latta; Fourth district,
Charles M. Gilbert; Fifth district, F.
W. Ashton; Sixth District, W. H.
Melbourne's welcome to tho Amer
ican battleship fleet was ,a remark
able demonstration. A banquet was
tendered tho fleet officers and the
sailors werq entertained In -numerous,
ways ,on shore.
Tho balloon races at Cblumbus,
O., were not successful in point of
breaking records. Only short flights
wero made. One balloon landed in
Lake Erie, but the passengers were
rescued by a steamer.
Fifteen thousand veterans march
ed in the parado of the Grand Army
of tho Republic at Columbus, Ohio.
William H. Taft reviewed the par
ade. Much was made by the repub
lican press of tho fact that Senatqi'
Foraker appeared on ,the reviewing
stand and shook hands with Mr.
Governor Fort of JNew Jersey suc
ceeded in his effort to suppress Sun
day liquor selling at Atlantic City,
but the dealers are preparing to con
test a permanent "dry" Sunday at
offices her, is composed of twenty-
ono men. Th vice chairman of the
national committee, who will head
it, is R. S. Hudspeth, chairman of
tho democratic state committee of
New Jersey, a former state SGnator
and county judge. Mr. Hudspeth re-signed
his place of chairman of tho
New Jersey state committee yester
day. He was succeeded by Corpora
tion Counsel J. S. Nugent of Newark.
Mr. Hudspeth is most optimistic re
garding tho chances for the demo
cratic cause. He will devoto all his
time to the management of the east
ern headquarters' in the Hoffman
house. Tho other members of the
eastern committee selected by Mr.
Mack aro John J. Kennedy, New
York, secretary; Homer S. Cum
mings, Connecticut; John T. Mc-
Graw, West Virginia; George W.
Green, Rhode Island; J. F. C. Tal
bot, Maryland; Willard Saulsbury,
Delaware; James Kerr, Pennsylva
nia; John J. Delany, New York;
John B. Stanchfleld, New York; Tom
L. Johnson, Ohio; John Fox, New
York; M. B. Cary, Connecticut;
John Quinn, New York;. E. G.' S.
Miller, New York; Governor Hig
gins, Rhode Island; Jefferson Levy,
New York; Augustus Van Wyck,
New York; Frank Brown, Maryland;
Johnston Cornish, New Jersey, and
Herman Ridder, New York. Chair
man Mack also announced the ap
pointment of Herman Ridder as
chairman of the publicity bureau,
with headquarters in New York;
John E. Lamb, of Indiana, vice chair
man of the executive committee; G.
W. Greene, of Rhode Island, vice
chairman of the committee, on club
organizations. To the finance com
mittee were added the names of W.
R. Kirk, John W. Cox, Thomas F.
Conway, Daniel Conway, C. F. Allen,
John M. Wiley nd A. J. Ellas, all of
New York. To the advisory commit
tee were added the names of Edward
M. Shepard of New York; former
United States Senator James Smith,
Jr., of New Jersey; James B; Martin,
of Connecticut, and R. R, Ifcinney, of
Delaware. Herbert B. Btesell, of
New York, and L. Irving Handy-, cf
Delaware,- wero added to the speak
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ated for governor of Wisconsin. The
race between Senator Stevenson,
candidate for re-election, and Mc-
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that the result is yet in doubt.
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On August 31 Mr. Bryan was the
guest oi uovernor jonnson at St.
Paul. In the evening Mr. Bryan
spoke at the stato fair grounds to
a crowd estimated at 50,000.
A special dispatch to the Chicago
Record-Herald from Des Moines, la.,
says: "By a shrewd move tho dem
ocrats in tho extra session of tho
legislature today forced the repub
licans to take up tho Allison sena
torial .succession. Senator Lambert
and Representative Demar simultan
eously offered resolutions providing
for a 'joint session for the purpose
of electing a senator. The friends
of Governor Cummins had been
chiefly interested in amendments to
tho primary law, and tho opponents
of tlie governor wore urging prompt
action on that subject in the hope
By the capsizing of a sloop in
Penobscot Bay, off the coast of
Maine, six women and one man were
drowned. All were well known in
eastern educational circles.
It has been disclosed that Russell
Sage, long considered as, proof
against the wiles of flnanolal sharp
ers, had loaded up on $1,071,000
par value of worthless bonds, and
some 18,000 shares of stock not
worth the paper they were printed
Rlcardo Rodrlcruoz. chief of flm
bureau of supplies and vouchers of
tno tiavana, uuna, postomce, who
disappeared after the discovery of a
shortage of upwards of $50,000 in
that department, has been appro-,
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mittee for conducting tho campaign
throughout the country were com
pleted yesterday when Chairman
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