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THE OMAHA DAILY BEE: THURSDAY. JULY 9. 1003.
BRYAN GREATLY PLEASED
Viiibly Affected by Newi of the
Demonstration at Denver.
SAYS DEMOCRATS GOOD TO HIM
Takes Time Hannah Off from Political
to rrtf tar Bis Tea a Water
melon and Divide It
with HI Guests.
(Fmm ft S-'taff Corespondent.)
LINI OTA. Neh., .July . (Ppn l.il Tel
egram.) W. J. liryan never In his life
probably ahowed more emotion upon the
receipt of political new than he did
when the i tory of the demonstration for
him at Denver was flashed over the wires
to Falrvlew. The news came after a
particularly quiet and uninteresting day.
"The democrat have been good to me."
he Bald with deep emotion In hU voice,
"and I cannot find worda with which to
xpreaa my appreciation of what tills
demons! ration means."
Mr. Bryan's voice was huaky when ho
Cave out the expression and he evi
denced In every way hla deep feeling; In
the matter. This demonstration, show
ing1 the absolute control of the conven
tion by Bryan, probably answers the
question whether he will no to Denver.
It Is figured here that he will go only
upon the urgent demand of the conven
tion that lie come to It rather than the
convention chine to him at Falrvlew.
When the demonstration began Mr. Bryan
and a dr.j'-n newspaper men, Robert F.
Rose. whi 's .Vr. nryan'a secretary. And the
telegrapher on the bulletin wire, occupied
the ru.i i i in. os the g'asa enclosed porch
la properly called. Five mlr-nites, ten min
utes pasted with the wire clicking off de
'alla of the acene. The candidate, In alpaca
fflee coat and vestless, smiled quietly at
he news, but left comments to hl visitors.
To a laughing question Mr. Bryan said:
'You credit me with too much Influence
with the convention."
"You wouldn't think so If you were
there," exclaimed Arthur F.ngllah, a West
'Irglr.ian, who Is an old friend of the Ne
caskan.' and had Just returned from
In hla offlce In another part of the house
Mother wire! removed from gaze, transacted
uch business as Mr. Bryan had with the
lelegates. This wire occupied, much of his
itentlon, and during much of the demon
stration he spent the time there with Mrs.
sryan and hla daughter Oraoe, both of
hom followed the bulletins with quick
Merest and keen sympathy.
During the day Mr. Bryan carved the
lis Texaa watermelon for the benefit of
hla guests. He read nil of the bulletins
from t'enver with great Interest, nut had
no comment to make for publication, sive
the statement above.
During the aftrrnroon Bailey Wagoner of
Kansas, general counsel of the Missouri
Pacific, waa In Lincoln, but so far" as
known ho did not see Mr. Bryan. Mr.
Wasc ner ' was reported to have given' out
a statement In Kansas llmt Bryan told
him he would not stand for Johnson for
second place- on the ticket. According to
A. 11 Talbot, local, attorney for the Mis
souri raclflc, this statement was denied
by Wagoner, though corroborated by Wag
oner's son. Mr. Wagoner went .to Omaha
tAni heie and will leave that city tonight
1 1 Si i;k
MectiMH of County Committer lipid
Ull UE.V LOW, Nch., July 8 (Special.;
-A .. e tins cf ihe Cus r county rcpubl can
xlj.T. co:nn.lttJi ns held here yes; erd ay
if i noon f.r the j.urioso of electing a
ths rnmn and tranractii g other lmpnrtaiu
bi. li ckn. Jules Haurr.ont tend. red his rea
giiaCon as chairman ond County C.crk
Joseph f l.nmn was cleetsd to succeed him
Mr. l igit.an Is a man of many ears' cx- i
pericn. e n
Cus.cr.co-intv politic, having j
1 cell an
111 C U t. V I r 1 III lllc- cn.r., mir i
Br on inrrlid the county and state. HIj
f f con years cf untiring work was malm
lesuons He for sw ng r.g Cus.er county over
Irt. the lepuMlcan ranks.
The question cf organizing young men's
r pu II tn clbi wi.r tnk-n up and on
thus ns.l ally endorsed, the central com
mit ee pr po.lng to carry the organlza ion
"nto every part ef the county and com
nenclag work Immediately. Herbert (.
VI er of Ixiup precinct was made vice
:har.ran of the commute and organiser
o.' teprb'U a j clul s. Mr. Myers Is ono oC
the younger olitk al workers, hut has had j as a member of the hoard. V. II. Smith of
:onl !erah e excer ence along that line. H ! Fort Dodge. Ia.. waa j-Wted science teacher
. . , .. ... .... In the high achool to fill Mr. Oihson a place.
p. gTiduite cf th. Ir.lvcutv of N-, Vommiinlcation from the state superjn
nraska. and waa at one lime chairman of 1 ton.i.nt wis read annrnvlnnr the course In
i . ... iv. nmn.iti .1,0 i'..u,,i..,
n . ,, , c ,, u . , , '
R publican club. He has taken an aellve
Inler.at In county politics for the past
tlree years and ia well qualified to mix
with the yount men and marshal them In
Ine or the big event In November. The
iremhera of the central committee con
i dared tra outlook to te ar'.lcularly brlgh'.
til the rat'onal and state tickets.
M OR K
A It E
Search at l.laroln Hevrala Additional
Vlollnu ot lllih Water There.
LINCOLN'. July i-tSpeclal Telegram.)
Two mora bod'es of flood victim were
f nd today and the search la still being
proarected. ' The nodes are those of George
Pan. : years of age, and Maggie Amen,
Are not in a position to offer you
an extra pair of Trouaers with your
ult order should you request same,
for the simple reason that their stock
will not permit it.
At Nlcoll's you'll find a generous
stock to select from at all times.
Still offering full Suit and an extra
pair of Trouser for cost of suit alone.
Salt and Extra Tronieri $25 to $45
LEST YOU FORGET!
A Full Blue or Black Cheviot or
Serge 8ult-wlth extra Trousers CTC
of same or striped material J
WILLIAM JERREMS' SONS
OVW11 SoaUtl lBLa St.
VH1 i . ill
11 jrar of ag, one of tha m'w tiK chl'dren
of the Arnn family.
! EJ( EHK Bl! OVF.n T ATF!
iOnlr Fw riaee In tiraka WhfW
Rainfall Did Sot Rqaal Ttaranal.
I LINCOLN, July d The ffk was cloudy
and cool, with an exeeas In rain In nearly
i all parts of the state.
The dally mean temperature waa between
lfnrp and 70 deareea, whrh la about
6 des-rrea helow the normal. Sunday wa
the warmest day, with a maximum tem
perature very generally about, or slight!?
above, 90 degrees.
The rainfall was above the normal In
I ost of the state. It exceeded one Inch In
t-arly ill counties, while In several south
eastern counties It ranged from thre to
r.ire than six Inches. Showers occurred
q ilte generally Wednesday and Thursday,
with rah falls ranging from one-half to a
'.i'tle Ke than one Inch. Showers oe
ci rred .ery generally Sunday night. In the
western ralf of the state the rainfall was
isht, t.ut In many central and eastern
flintier It was very heavy, ranging from
tl ree to five Inches In twelve hours. This
cesslve rainfall caused the rivers and
stream to overflow their banks and flood
;re low lands. The total rainfall from
April 1 to date Ib decidedly above the nor
ii el, ex- ept In a few western counties,
v. here there is a slight deficiency.
Fined for llnot legging.
BEATRICE. Neb., July 8 (Special Tele
gram.) In thi district court today, J. B.
Dorfman. charged with boot-leglng. was
given a fine of $1"0 and sentenced to thirty
days In Jail. John Mclain. arrested on a
similar charge, was sentenced to thirty
days In Jail.
.Nthrnika tm loe.
BKATK1CE The Dempster ball team
has scheduled three tfamcs with the li
ber nine, the llrst game to be played In
this city July 16.
BEATRICE The L.ang Canning and
Preserving company box started Its plant
here for the season and expects to have
plenty to do until, next full.
BEATRICE Mies lllva Siarr of this city
died yettierday at a sanitarium at College
View. Neb. Hhe was 4a yeais of age and
the daughter of Dr. Calvin Starr, an old
resident of Beatrice. The remains will be
brought here for Interment.
BEATRICE At a special meeting of
the Board of Education last evening the
contract for erecting the new ii 3,000
high school building was awarded to the
Stanbury Construction company of Stan
bury. Mo. Work on the Btructure will
be started soon.
BEATRICE W. II. Bowman, who re- I
mined to the officers that sixty head
of hU yearling cattle had been stolen,
yesterduy discovered In revising the list
that only twenty-six were missing. The
animals are vaiued at $10 each, making
a Iush of about 11.001).
BEATRICE At a meeting of Cuanpany
C iast evening Captain Holiingworln an
nounced the following noncommissioned
officers; K. L. Mevelone, acting lieu
tenant; M. 1). Baumer, E. E. Bloodgood
and Corporal Blck, sergeants; Prlvuted
llllbourn and Sliver, corporals.
BEATRICE The 190S personal valua
tion for Uage county as reported by the
deputy assessors shows a big Increase
over that of 1907. In Beatrice aione
there ls an Increase In personal valuation
of i50.00 over that of last year, while
that of real estate nas nicrejuscu .-,-
M'COOK Mrs. R. J. Branscom. an
aged blind woman of this city, who has
been 111 for the last four or five months,
died at an early hour this morning. A
native of Kentucky, she has long been
a resident of this couny. She leaves a
husband and a large family of grown up
daughters and sons.
BEATRICE The fast mall reaching
this city from Lincoln or Omaha in two
days arrived last evening over the Bur
lington. Trains wero all behind time
yesterday from one to five hours on ac
count of the flood and washouts. The
Vnlon Pacific has not yet opened Its line
between tills point and Ldncoln.
CAIRO About three inches of water fell
here during the rain of Sunday night and
Monday forenoon. A great many bridges
and culverts over the small streams are
out and some damage will result to growing
crops on the lower lands. Harvest of winter
Aheat has been . in ull swing for several
days, but will be retarded somewhat by the
heavy rainfall. A good average crop of
wheat is expected by the farmers.
M'COOK Earl inlngham and
Charles McKarland, two young men of
thin citv. were taken to the state peni
tent arv at Lincoln tnis morning co
serve u. sentence of eighteen months for
Josenh Dack. another
who was Interested in the
same affair, was nneu tin anu coma
and required to make restitution to the
injured party In the sum of $S0.
CENTRAL CITY An Interesting spectacle
was presented at the county court room
yesterday when an aged couple presented
themselves before Judge Peterson with the
request that he perform the ceremony which
would make them man and wife. Their
names were George W. Woodruff and Sadie
H. Higglns. The groom said his home was
at Claiks and that he was 70 years of age.
The bride ciime from North Bend and gave
her age as c9. They will reside on a farm
BEATRICE The Board of Education held
It regular monthlv meeting last evening and
aceented the resignation of '5. F. Kandall
! miriiial training In the high school and j
atating that the yearly apportionment of
! Jrt would be forwarded at once. Miss Anna
! pav, county superintendent, waa granted
ite nf fen tral building for the coimtv in
stltute. to be held beginning AugusSM.
CKNTRAL CITY W. R. Kerrlck, who
came here from Shelton with the Intention
nf starting a club with a pool hall and
sideboard refreshments In accompaniment,
departed for his home todav. having given
up the project. It Is Impossible to secure a
license to operate a pool hall In Central
Cltv, the council being opposed tn such a
measure, but Kerrlck thought that by form
ing a club he could circumvent the reatrlc
tlona of the city offlclala. However, he
found little encouragement here and after
operating h's tobacco and refreshment stand
for a week he concluded to quit, and packed
up his goods and departed.
WHISKY SPOILS CLOTHES
Fire Water In Knit Cases "pills and
Society floods Are
Whisky, like other things, has Its ap
pointed time and seaaon and place. When
It Intrudes upon other times and seasons
and places It Is decldedlv malapropos.
Deputy Vnlted Stntes Marshal John F.
Sides of Dakota City testifies to this,
though. In Justice to him. I must be put
down that he did not use that French word.
They don't use much French up around
Dakota City. They use more Injun.
But about the whisky. Marshal Sides
came down to Omaha on the caso of six
men, who sought to fool their Uncle
Samuel by selling firewater to the red
men. The red men were having a big
carnival near Walthlll. Neb. .and the
bootleggers went forth from Sioux . City
with the forbidden liquor. The marshal
nabbed the bootleggers and their boozrv
He clapped the former in Jail and the
latter into a capacious suit case. Then
he hied him to Omha.
I'pon arriving here tie found that twi
of the bottles of whisky nad broken and
the contents had sadly soiled his best suit
of clothes, the very suit which he expected
to don to go out In society in the nietropo-
olls. Thus were two good things spoiled.
Suggestion was made that the suit be
sold to the Indians. Marshal Warner ug
gested that the price be K'J
Why not ask an even $50?
Because then when someone asked what
made the ieculiar smell on the garments
someone else could reply. "That's the
scent off of it." (Intrnse laughter.)
cf liver and bowels. In refusing to act
la quickly remedied with Dr. King's Nea
Life Pills. 2f-c For sale by Beaton Drug
Advertise In The Bee; It goes into the j prac tically every subject which the plat
homea af tha best people. form la expected to touch upon, from
AMIS IN THE LAST DITCH
Cnly Hope from Fight on Report of
COLES IS CERTAIN OF TREACHERY
Brooklyn Man Calls Mcf'arren, nlll
van r.nd (iaffer Tools In the
Hand of Republican
DENVER. July .The committee on
credentials of tha- national democratic con
vents concluded Its labors shortly after
10 o'clock today, after having been In con
tinuous session since 6 o'clock yesterday
afternoon. No attempt was made to restrict
the time for the presentation of evidence In
the various contests, the proceedings In
which were all conducted with open doors.
The Idaho, Ohio and Pennsylvania cases
provoked much bitterness from the oppos
Colonel James Guffey cf Pittsburg went
down to defeat before the committee In all
his contested cases, the contestants all
being seated by a vote of 2i to 15.
In the Idaho case, the Mormon faction
was put to rout, the committee deciding
In favor o'f the Dubois faction,, who were
seated as delegates by a vote of 36 to 20.
The Nineteenth Ohio district again was
given to Tom Jonnson of Cleveland, who
appeared In the committee room early this
morning and made a strong plea taat the
g plea tl
action of the national committee be sus
tained. The Ninth district anti-Johnson delegates
were allowed to retain their seats.
. MnlllTan Sustained.
The committee made short work of the
Nw York, Illinois and District of Columbia
contests, unanimously sustaining the action
of the national committee In each case,
which In the case of Illinois seats the Sul
The fight of Oklahoma for eighteen dele
gates Instead of fourteen resulted In a
victory for the new state. The claim of
Oklahoma was based on the allegation that
there had been an Incorrect apportionment
of the districts and the committee ac
ceptd that view. t
The Importance of the result of the
night's work lies In the effect which the
decision of the committee might have upon
doubtful delegates or upon those whose
acton ls controlled simply by specific In-
at ructions of the conventions which elected
them and who might welcome a pretext
for evading those Instructions. It was an
open secret, late last night and this morn
ing that the elements opposed to the noml
nation of William J. nryan for the presi
dency based practically their last hope of
success upon the rather remote possibility
that drastic action of the credentials com
mittee, more especially In the Pennsylvania
cases, might provoke a revolt among dele
gates none too cordial In their acceptance
of pro-Bryan Instructions and sweep Into
the anti-Bryan camp a number sufficient
to give them the one more than one-third
of the convention necessary to prevent
Bryan's nomination. Failing that, It was
all but conceded that Bryan's nomination
has become what many have never ques
tioned, a certainty.
Pleat Over Credentials.
There were other aspects of this matter
which were freely discussed last night
and this morning. One was the effect
either way of the decision of the credentials
committee, and of the convention in the
Idaho cases. There, politically speaking,
lay a very serious dilemma, as both sides
of the controversy admitted. The con
testants represented In considerable meas
ure. It was said, the Mormon Interests in
Idaho and the vote of that large element
was In a measure at stake. The sitting
delegation repudiated all proposals In the
direction of compromise and It was clear
that whichever was the committee and after
the committee, the convention, might throw
Its decision, the political effect would be
In similar vein was couched the appeal of
State Senator Patrick II. McCaren of
Brooklyn for the seating of his delegates,
which were unseated by the spring state
convention held In New York City, not
withstanding, according to the claim of
MeCarren, the fact that they had been
the undoubted choice of the voters of the
party at the primary election.
In a vehement argument before the com
mittee. Senator MeCarren pointed out that
even with all elements In the party united
It would be exceedingly difficult for the
democrats to carry New York state this
fall; that the state was essential to the
election of democratic candidate for the
presidency and that the constituency of
Brooklyn, famously jealous of Its rights,
would retaliate for an Injustice to them
In a fashion which no leadr, however
powerful, would be able to forestall.
Coler Tries Treachery.
On the other hand, former Comptroller
Bird S. Coler, scathingly attacked Mc
Cat ten, alleging that he and ex-IJeutenant
Governor William F. Sheehan and National
Committeeman Ouffey of Pennsylvania
were now In Denver engaged In a con
spiracy to accomplish the defeat of the
democratic party; that MeCarren was
"tied hand and' feet" to the republican
bosses In Brooklyn, under personal obliga
tion to them and had himself brought
about the defeat of William R. Hearst two
years ago. when tho latter was the reg
ular democratic candidate for governor of
New York state. He further attributed
'baneful effects upon the party" to the
Cleveland memorial resolutions offered In
the convention yesterday by ex-Judge
Alton B. Parker, and he alleged that Me
Carren was behind that, too.
A similar allegation waa brought In con
nection with the Chicago cases against the
newly re-elected national committeeman,
Koger C Sullivan of Illinois, who waa
charged by the Opposition with being the
political ally of the republican sttate leader,
Senator Albert J. Hopkins.
The Pennsylvania cases, involving the
membership of Colonel James M. Ouffay
of Pittsburg tn tho national committee af
forded a sensational episode in the open
tng session of the convention yestefday.
when the case was referred by Temporary
Chairman Eell by sheer power of the
gavel, to the credentials committee, In
spite of vociferous demands of Colonel
Guffey and his associates for a vote on
the subject then and there. The denial
of a roll call by the chairman was th
subject of much discussion among the dele
gates after the adjournment ot the con
vent ion. and it was made plain that when
the matter comes before the convention on
the report of the credentials committee, the
outcome will be anything but a foregone
Bryaa on Rrsolatloa.
Meanwhile the comr.iittee on resolutions
and later the subcommittee to which the
platform was finally referred, was having
a protracted meeting. The full committee
remained in session until after 1 a. m,
and heard arguments In favor of many
proposed planks; then It adjourned until
t p. m.. today, leaving the subcommittee
to wrestle with the problem in detail. The
feature of the subcommittee meeting was
the reading by Governor Haskell of Okla
homa, chairman of the full committee, for
more than an hour, ot suggestions direct
from Mr. Bryan as to planks on various
subjects, which he desired the committee
to embody In the platform, or at least to
consider for It. These suggestions cover
Is Rapidly Converting merchandise Into Money
Thursday, July 9th Will be the 4th Day of the Greatest of Sales at Kilpatrick's
There'll be excitement In the base
ment salesroom over a recent pur
chase of cotton voile; 15c was the
price, and should be now. If the
maker and the seller were to get a
proper profit. The maker played
a losing game, but you'll be the
winner, for on Thursday the price
will be 5
Worth 15c. remember.
A lot of printed Madras, 32 Inches
wide, 25c formerly, Thursday at,
On the main floor starter No. 1
A large lot of Imported Novelty
Weaves, neat stripe effects, cost
to Import 60c and over; yours to
pick from Thursday, yard, 15?
Second Starter Woolen Madras, In
shirting, walstlng , and sultiitg,
Bold by us formerly up to 35c; on
Thursday you get them at. -10
At Silk Section New weaves and
colors added to the big assortment
of silk which sold formerly at 75c,
$1.00 and J1.25, all go at..37
We bought a choice lot of Louls
lenes from perhaps the very best
of America's makers the line In
cludes Royal, navy, Copenhagen,
court Injunctions and the' tariff, to wel
coming of Oklahoma ns a sister state.
It was broad daylight when the subcom
mittee at last took a recess until 9 a. m.
It ls hoped that its work will be finished
In time to report the full platform to the
whole committee at fi p. m.
Possibly final adjournment of the enven
ton on T'lursdiv, of which there h'd been
a faint vies poet has been apparently ren
dered rather remote by the postponement of
the rep .rt of the platform committee, to .-ay
rolhlni of the probability if extended dls
russlo.i on tho convention floor today on
1) e report of the credentials committee.
Tl ere Is no tel!n:p what the day will bilng
fcrth In this regnrd or what the effect ot
lie outer me, whatever it may bo rpon the
main bufiness of the convention the nomi
nations for prepldcnt and vlcj president.
A'lce Prealdencr In the Air.
Whlie It Is still the general belief that
?Jr. Brai. will head the ticket and that
oily an extraordinary and eer.saitonal
change of sentiment In the convention can
pitvent his nomination on the first ballot,
a'l predictions on the suhlect of the vice
j resldenev must be mere conjecture. Apart
Item evuythlng else, the nature of the
1,'alforri to be adopted muBt have a most
In.portari bearing upon the character of
ir in to bo selected and the remote possi
bility thot the anti-Bryan forces may by
rcme tu.-n of affairs snatch victory from
defeat, nr.d prevent the nomination of the
NebraslM. gives juat, enough uncertainty
lo the situation to discourage definite ar
rangements and combinations. There is a
li.rge number of candidates in eight. Gray
ti Delewaro. Mitchell of Illinois, Kern of
Iidlana. Towne and Harrison of New York,
Howell of Georgia and a hst of others run
ning down all the way from "favorite
sons," for whom the complimentary vote
ot the state delegation is expected to be
cist, tc the "also mentioned," some of
whom have hardly more backing than that
i rganUed under their own hats.
The New York state delegation, which
ui til now has emulated the characteris
tically sphynx-llke silence of ts chieftain
ltfcder Murphy of Tammany Hid, will hold
a caucus at 4 p. m. today the third since
Us arrival here and it is hoped that it will
then make some decision as to Us attitude
tiward the presidential nomination. At
'.hat time it Is possible that tho delegation
1 .ay act also upon the; matter of a mem-
bor of lie national committee to succeed
Normal E. Mack of Buffalo. Indications
multiply that Mr. Mack will be re-elected.
On the formal program for today the main
features is the address of Representative
Henry D. Clayton of Alabama, who ls ex
pected to be chosen as permanent chairman
of the convention. While yesterday's ses
sion was adjourned as a mark of respect to
the memory of the late ex-President Grover
Cleveland, the adjournment did not. In fact,
defer any of the business of the conven
tion. 8uch measure of delay as pertains to
the convention is now due to the postpone
ment of action upon the platform by the
committee on resolutions. Whether this or
the conflict over the seating of delegates in
the contested cases shall. In fact, defer
final adjournment, remains to be seen.
Gavel of Historic .Wood.
Durirjg today's session of the convention,
gavel will be presented to Permanent
Chairman Clayton which came from the old
home of Andrew Jackson In Tennessee. It
was sent to William J. Bryan by former
Governor Benton McMUlen of Tennessee
with the following letter:
NASHVILLE, Tenn.. July 1. 1908. This
gavel was made from hickory obtained by
me from the Hermitage, home of Andrew
Jackson and Is for use at the democratic
national convention of 1pu8.
Tha gavel was sent by Mr. Bryan to
Denver for use by Mr. Clayton when he
became permanent chairman of the conven
tion. Last night was a wild night in Denver,
the western exuberance adding flavor and
vim to the growing enthusiasm to the con
vention crowds. People of the Colorado
metropolis are leaving nothing undone In
the way of entertainment of their visitors,
and a perfect summer evening, than which
even Denver never saw a loviler, helped
The crowds were on the street singing,
laughing and full of good natured fun, until
far Into the morning, and a half doxen
bands, some of them traveling about in
illuminated street cars filled the night with
music which sometimes got pretty compli
cated, as for instance when two bands, or
sometimes three, within the space of 100
yards or even In the, same hotel rotunda
ploughed through different tunes. In dif
ferent keys, each oblivious of tha other.
A cloudless sky again smiled upon the
scene when the day opened, but It promises
to be hot today and the delegates will have
an opportunity to see how a hut day In the
Denver convention hall compares with the
stifling, sweltering atmosphere which well
nigh smothered them four years ago in St.
Gar&ela ttore to Oregon.
BAN FRANCISCO, July -Accompanied
by iiis i-rivste secietary and confidential
stt.nogra.pher Secretary cf the Interior Gar
field t juried lakl evening s train for Ore
gun, where lie will thoroughly Investigate
the reclamation work along the Klamath
river. He will also make an examination
of the various Inclan reservations of the
northern wesiern states.
NASHVILLE. Tejnn.. July . Congress
man L. P. Padgett waa yesterday declared
the democratic nominee for congress from
tha seventh Tennessee district.
Alice, two shades of grey, pearl,
rose. leather, seal maroon, fawn,
myrtle, hunters, reseda, olive, wlno
and black; always sold by (and
only kept in) first class stores at
$1.25; Thursday you can buy ui,
a yard 80c
We can give yon advance Infor
mation this weave will be very
IMtpiilar this fall, and the price will
not be 8c.
About 60 shades and colors of our
best all silk Crepe de Chine, regu
larly sold at $1.00, will go on
Thursday at 69
Hosiery Children's flat weave, all
sizes; socks in white only, up to
7 Vi ; all of which sell usually at
26c; Thursday 10
60c lace lisle and a popular 35c rib,
will go at 290
Women's Hosiery Special in tan
drop stitch, usually 60c, and the
regular 60c black lace, will go on
Thursday at 29
Pure silk black only, regular $1.50
grade, on Thursday $1.19
Pure silk embroidered black or tan.
always $2.50, Thursday, $1.50
Women's Underwear A very spec
ial number In vests, plain tape and
CUEFFY DEPRIVED OF SEAT
Credentials Committee Votes to Oust
PREPARES FOR FIGHT ON FLOOR
Action on Ills Case by the Conven-
tlon Will Test the Strenath of
Bryan Forces Stnnned
by the News.
DENVER, Colo., July 8.-The supreme
fight of today n.nges about thenntest over
liie Pennsylvania delegation ana ine ais
placement ttf Colonel James M. Guffey of
Pittsburg, for years leader of the Penn
Intense Interest has been awakened over
this all-night fight, which culminated at
10 o'clock this morning when the element
friendly to Mr. Bryan secured a con-plote
victory before the committee on credentials.
This was but the prelude to a contest of
Intense bitterness on the floor of the con
vention today, as Colonel Guffey and his
lieutenants Immediately announced their
determination to fight to the last ditch.
It was not alone a personal fight, but one
to some extent Involving he presidential
nomination Itself, for if Guffey should be
finally and decisively unhorsed before the
convention today It means that the one
rallying point of the anti-Bryan forces had
gone to pieces; whereas a Guffey fight on
the floor of the convention means the first
show down" cf a roll call between the
two contesting elements Bryan and antl
Bran. Here, then, was to be the first
alignment which might force New York
Into the open and compel other wavering
delegations to show their colors.
Goffer Is Stnnned.
Colonel Guffey was fairly stunned when
word was brought to him of the action of
the committee. "Can It be possible," said
he, "that this disfranchisement of men rep
resenting the sovereign state of Pennsyl
vania, men holding certification under the
, great seal of the commonwealth, has delib-
trately taken place?"
The report of what had been done was
laid before Colonel Guffey by John M.
Garman. former democratic state chairman
of Pennsylvania, and Pennsylvania members
of the credentials committee. All night h?
had stood at the door of the committee
room, refused a place owing to the pending
contest, but always on guard, without food
or relief, through the early morning hours
until the final action was taken. His
summary of the situation to Colonel Guffey
"Eight of our Phlladephla delegates have
been unseated and eight contestants put
In their place. Prior to this action the
Pennsylvania vote stood 324 for Guffey to
2'.H for Kerr. But taking off the eight
Philadelphia delegates and adding the
eight contestants gives Kerr Sihi votes to
Guffey's 32V4 votes, with Uoyall net vot-
Ing as he refuses to take sides. Tie
selection of Colonel Guffey as chairman
of the national committee Is referred back
to the Pennaylvanla delegation, whle h
means that If the credentials committee re
port ls sustained by the convention the
antl-Guffey forces will make a new selec
tion for a national committeeman, from
Ready to Fight on Floor.
Immediately steps were taken to carry
the contest to the floor of the convention,
and Colonel Guffey Issued the following
"Pennsylvania's delegates came to this
convention, elected under the statutes ot
Pennaylvanla, their election being certified
not alone by the commissioners of the dis
trict, but by the secretary of the common
wealth of Pennsylvania. Not a shadow of
complaint was made as to any of these
delegates. This delegation was certified to
the national committee by the chairman
and secretary of the state of Pennsylvania.
Notice of contests In a few districts were
filed with the national committee. A sub
committee of the national committee was
appointed, and a full and absolute hearing
given these contestants.
"The subcommittee reported unanimously
In favor of tha certified delegation. The
national committee, as a body, unanimously
adopted the report of the subcommittee and
this action made the report of Pennsylvania
In the the preliminary organisation abso
lute. Nothing could question their right to
sit and participate In the business of the
convention. The delegation prior to the
meeting of the convention, caucused for the
purpose of organisation, forty-seven out of
a total of sixty-eight participants.
Resralarlty Claimed. '
"I waa made chairman of the delegation
and members of the various committees
for the convention were appointed. I was
elected a member of the national commit
tee. Notwithstanding all this regularity,
the temporary chairman of the national
committee refused to permit Pennsyl
vania's. delegation to take part in tha de
liberations of the convention or Its com
mittees, thereby disfranchising the sov
ereignty of a great state."
Colonel Ouffey Is prepared not only to
contest for the supremacy of his delegates,
but ha ls preparing to meet a personal at
tack on the floor, his ammunition bags
being hastily filled with a complement cf
lace trimmed, tit, each 15
Fine lisle Vests, plain or crochet
trimmed, sold up to 5 0c ea.. 9
Will clean tip I'niou Suits. Pinna.
Kavser and others which have Bold
up "to $2.60, at 9S
"And still they pazed. and still
their wonder grew," might have
been written of the crowds daily
seen at tho linen section. Not in
years have such values leen pre
sented as you will see on Thursday.
8-4xS-4 Pattern Cloths, formerly
$3.00. Thursday $2.39
8-4x10-4 Pattern Cloths, formerly
$4.00, Thursday $3.19
8-4x12-4 Pattern Cloths, formerly
$4.50, Thursday $3.59
10-4x10-4 Tattern Cloths, foiluerly
$4.50. Thursday $3.59
All the better grades will be Tttt
at least as deeply and we never
mark up to mark down.
Odd half dozen of Napkins, all sizes
and best qualities, at half price.
German silver bleach napkins, din
ner size; $4.00 the regular price;
nothing better to wear, at the ex
tremely low price of. doz.. $2.89
Bleached all linen Napkins, were
$2.50, Thursday $1.98
heavy shot to meet the attack with all the
force nt his command.
The Pennsylvania fight. Involving as it
does the anti-Bryan opposition. Is absorb
ing the attention of delegates and Is the
main topic of ellfvusslon.
Men York with tinflfey.
The vote in Ihe committee em credentials.
" fie Pennsylvania, contest, showed four
teen States, Including New York, voting
wltii Colonel Uuffey's forces. As the latter i
are anti-Bryan, the attitude of these four- I
, . .
teen stages was regarded as showing a sir- j
undercurrent of sentiment. The
fourteen states voting with t lie Guffey
forces were New York, New Jersey, Texas,
West Virginia, Virginia. Delaware, Illinois,
Ohio, Minnesota, Georgia. Louisiana, Ken
tucky, Maryland, Tennessee.
A minority report from the credentials
committee is being prepared by Attorney
General Strauss of Maryland, and It ls ex
pected that tho representatives of the four
teen states who voted with Guffey will sign
the minority report.
BRYAN OUTLINES PLATFORM
(Continued from First Page.)
been given publicity. Both sets of sugges
tions were received without discussion by
members of the committee and no action
was taken as to any of the planks.
Governor Swanson of Virginia presented
a plank entitled "The Degeneracy of the
House of Representatives," which he read
with the comment that he believed It would
be a decidedly popular Issue to bring to
the front. The plank recited that the house
had become to be dominated absolutely by
the speaker and pledged the party to Such
an amendment of Its rules as would rem
edy the evil complained of. Mr. Swanson
declared that there was not a congressional
district In the country to which it had not
been reported' by its representatives In con
gress that he was unable because of the
position of the speaker to obtain results for
tho particular measure or measures he had
Plank for Stockmen.
Ex-Governor Thomas of Colorado pre
sented a plank which he said was destined
to unite In Its support both the western
cattle and sheepmen opposed to the present
administration of the forest reserve regu
lations and the farmers and agriculturists
who favor It. He also offered an Injunction
plank, drawn, he said, by one of the best
lawyers of the west.
After receiving this mass of material for
the platform, and being assured by other
members of the subcommittee that they had
other planks to offer, the commttee re
cessed until 9 o'clock this morning.
The session of the subcommittee was pre
ceded by an open hearing before the full
committee, during which John Mitchell,
President Gonipers of the American Feder.
ation of Labor, James Duncan of the same
organization and H. R. Fuller of the Rail
way Trainmen were heard on the demands
kor labor, relating to the injunction nlank
Representative Ransdell of Louisiana spoke
ror a plank for the development of the In
land waterways and H. T. Clarke of Omaha
advocated a pledge to Issue 15(10 eHYimn i
bonds for Internal waterways Improvement.
Exclaslou of Orientals.
The subcommittee of the committee on
resolutions to which has been entrusted the
mother's shapeliness. All of this can be avoided by the use of
Mother's Friend before baby comes, as this liniment prepares the
body for the strain upon it, and preserves the symmetry of her form.
Mother's Friend makes the danger of child-birth less, and carries
her safely through this critical
tne beneht and relier derived TTi
from the use of this remedy. ! f
Sold by drnritaU st 1 OS par pottle. Our 111
little bosk. Ml I Id f all aboa: tals UaisMat. I 1
rill be Ml free.
TBI BSADFIBLD RKGDIATOB CO.
I atlaatsr Oa.
TANGIER TEMPLE SPECIAL TRAIN
To ST. PAUL, YIINN.
Via the "Northwestern Line"
Leaves Welister Street Station, 1 :30 i. m., Sunday, July 12
Berths either one way, or for occupancy at St .Paul,
at City Ticket. Office, 1401-3 Farnam St.
Qin Cfl ROUND TRIP TICKETS ONLY Q 1 ft Cf)
glU.UU On Sale July 11. 12. 13. OlU.uU
Kegular trains leave
8:20 f. m.
Pleached nil linen Napkins, were
$3.00. Thursday $-.39
Pleached nil linen Napkins, were
$3.r0, Thursday $2.79
Pleached all linen Napkins, were
$1.00. Thursday $3.19
Pleached all linen Napkins, were
$5.00, Thursday $3.9S
And all better grades reduced at
least as much. Linen Is always use
ful and easily kept. Puy now and
save money. t
Toweling Cc crash 4ir; 10c crash
7'c; I3c crash 10
Glass Toweling, formerly 12 He,
now at HV; formerly 15c, now
And there's practically no end to
the other great bargains In the linen
section. No room for further men
Every day great values In the Men's
Section Thursday 25c black lisle
socks will go at. pair 15c
A lot of fancies, worth f0c and 7oc,
will go at. pair 30c
Let us repeat the common re
mark: "The Kllpatrlek sales are so
different." I!eall7ation always bet
ter than the expectation. We close
at 5 P. M.
details of the preparation of the platform
resumed Its work at 9:30 a. m.. today and.
continuing for the time the reception of
suggestions, listened to tha re-adlng of a pro
posed plank by llobert D. Inman of Oregon,
which Is lniended to cover the exclusion of
Japanese coolie labor, of which the follow
ing ls the text:
Oriental laborers are within our borders
In vast atjd Increasing numbers, especially
on the Pacific coast. They are being em-
pluyed by the tens nf thousands In every
braneh ..f labor, thereby redue-lng wages
and depriving American cltlsens of the
. . earning a livelihood. W e demand
l he sneedv enactment of a law that will
prevent further immigration of oriental
laborers Into the United States. .
Mr. Inman la the only representative of
the Pacific coast on the sub-committee,
and he presented the plank In the Interest
of all the coast states.
The plank proposed by Mr. Inman waa
apparently received with much favor by the
sub-coramlttoe and It Is generally believed
that It will go Into the platform.
Mr. Inman also presented the following:
Our western coast has been woefully neg
lected In the matter of coast defenses. We
believe that for the protection of our peo
ple and their vast and rapidly Increasing
commercial Interests on the Pacific, It ls
Imperative that the Atlantic fleet, now
stationed In Pacific waters, be there main
tained In its present strength.
There have been several suggestions con
cerning the defense of the west and It
soon became evident that considerable time
he given to this subject before acting upon
ROADS COWING OUT OF WATER
Railways Are Gradually Regaining
Their Tracks In tha Flood .
The Roek Island had lis road to Denvei
open Ti:eday night. The only place when
the through line was blocked 'was on eact
side of Lincoln and to avoid these spoti
trnlns were run over the Pnlon Pee fb
from Denver to Omaha and via Kansai
One crew in a Northwestern caboose a
Lincoln was rescued with a boat after hav
In b. en confined In the car for twalv'
The Northwestern turntable for engine
at Lincoln was lifted from the pit by th
water Sunday night and deposited flv
The water was running Into the window
of cabooses in the railroad yards at Lin
At one of the towns south of Lineoh
on the Blue a box car was seen standlm
on end In tho water.
The Burlington Is detourlng all trains vli
Oreapolls from Ashland to Omaha, as Sal
creek Is still so high It la not conslderei
safe to cross at Ashland.
The Union Pacific was able to get Inte
Lincoln from Valley Wednesday. It wll
require several days to replaco the trad
between Beatrice and Lincoln which wai
washed out by the storm.
P. H. Carey of the Carey hotel has re
turned from a trip to Detroit.
E. H. Chambers of Columbus and J. p
Gallagher of O'Nrtll are ft the Henshaw.
Dr. J. W. Conley, pastor of the 'F'rsl
Baptist church and chairman of the board
of managers of the Baptist Young People's
Union of Americ a. Is attending the annual
convention of the union In Cleveland, O..
"YYVTJTv Every woman covets
c j j a shapely figure, and
I J many of them do
piore me loss ei
their girlish forms after maf
riage. The bearing of children
is often destructive to the
period. Thousands gratefully tell of
July 11, 12, 13.
Union Station 7:45 a.
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