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OMAHA, MONDAY MORNING, JULY 18, 1910 TEN PAGES.
SINGLE COPY TWO CENTS.
BY MAYOR SBIDEL
First Socialist Executive of City of
Firit Class Publicly Expresses
LEADERS OF PARTY NOT TO RAVE
Poses as Friend of the Children and
Will Help Them.
HOME RULE FOR MILWAUKEE
Would Have Public Officers Receive
Decent Pay for Services.
PROPOSES CITY GETS ITS DUE
Insist that 1'nbllc Utility Companion
ad Public Corporation Shall
Obey th Provisions of
MILWAUKEE. Wis., July 17.-(Spclal
Telegram.) Mayor Kmll Seldel, the first
mayor In the United States to be elected
executive head of a first class city upon
the socialist ticket, bears upon his should
ers a burden which will either set socialism
ahead a score of years in America or retard
U for that length of time. He believes that
Mayor Qaynor, the chief executive of New
York City, the biggest and most Important
municipality of the western hemisphere, la
alHo a socialist at heart. Mayor Seldel has
computed some of his views, which are as
"Lots of people have a mistaken Idea of
socialism. They think that all leaders, of
tills party should rant and rave and at
tempt, some kind of revolution. This Is
nonseuso of the rankest kind, for Instance,
Mayor Uaynor of New York is a socialist
at heart, although he would not admit It.
Yet 1 daresay he considers himself one of
the moat conservatve executives In Amer
ica. "To my mind one of the biggest things
Mayor Qaynor has accomplished is the
abolition, of useless combinations that eat
up the people's money without doing them
any good. 1 wish I could reform the Mil
waukee police force the way Mayor Uaynor
has reformed, the New York police force.
In fact, socialist as I am. Mayor Uaynor
hus done many things which I intend to
Imitate in my city if I can.
Friend of the Children.
"When I get out of the mayor's chair I
would rather have It said of me that Emtl
Seldel was the children's friend, that he
had made children happy and healthful and
tried to give them a good start In life than
I would to be called the greatest mayor in
"I want to see home rule for Milwaukee.
"I want to see every man, woman and
"I want to see the property of every
householder and every corporation pro-
t - flail .
'wa he to' a tpublie df f Ica'ra V-tf. decent
pay and I want the city to get every oent
that is coming to it
"We are not running this city for any
one class of people.
"The best man gets the Job with me, no
matter what party he is affiliated with.
"One of rny experts dug up an old ordi
nance which gave the city authority to en
force all health ordinances against public
utility companies as well as against private
corporations. The rest was easy. We just
put policemen around the car barns and
would not allow a street car taken out
until it was properly cleaned and inspected.
"A list of saloons against which com
plaints were made has been carefully kept.
Every arrest has been recorded, every vio
lation of the city or state ordinance has
been put down.
License Are Held Up.
"When . the proprietor of these placea
have applied for a renewal of their respec
tive licenses, the license commission has re
fused to grant the necessary permit. In
thl way more tlmn 100 disreputable saloons
have been cloned. This ha had a raarvel
pusly uplifting effect on the other places
where liquor haa been sold and today no
city in the country can boast of such ord
erly saloons as Milwaukee.
"I bclluve In personal liberty.
"I believe that the saloon, when properly
conducted. Is a benefit, rather than a
letriment. It affords a place of anmre
ment and relaxation from the carea and
worries of everyday life.. Here, in Mil
waukee, some of our saloons furnish really
statute music; nearly all of them also
furnish cheap and good food. They may
be really csjlcd the 'poor man's club.'
"I want to seo "Milwaukee and, every
other city in A merle adopt aome uniform
ttyle of opening up new rrltory whore
the people can have room to live and grow
Mid keep helpful. My Idea Is for the city
to buy aH new lands, plot them and then
?ut them on the market. You may think
that this Is Utopian, but I'll UII you, sr,
nothing waa ever more practical.
"The city of Milwaukee is not afraid of
any corporation, no matter how blg.it is,
. and we'll get more money from the street
car companies In the end. W had a lot
of fun making them clean up their cars
and properly hct and ventilate them, but
e have succeeded and now our street cars
re no longer germ iadVen." '
GENERAL WOOD RETURNS
FROMJRIP. TO SOUTH
VUlt to Argentina Convince Him of
friendship of Southern People
NEW TORK. July 17 (Special Telegram )
Major General Leonard Wood haa re
turned from the Argentine and within a few
days will go to Washington to assume his
duties as chief of staff of the United State
army. He was accompanied by his wife
and little ion. Osborne C, Wood. General
Wood wa special ambasaador of the United
Slates to the centenary celebration of the
Argentina, " said General Wood, "wa the
he arrived on May 25. He has entirely re
covered from his Illness.
"What Impressed me most while I was In
Argentine," said General Wood, "was the
friendly feeling that exist for American.
Our people are the whole thing down there
and our manufacturer have first place In
"The leading citlsen are agitating for a
tsamshlp line to run between New York
and their city as they declare they would
rather journey to Europe by way of New
York than go direct to Southampton. There
1 no reason so far aa I ran see why such
service could nut be started, for it an Eng-
'lsh concern can make it pay surely we
General Wood wili go to Washington
Monday and until he ha mad hi resort
lhr daoU&aa to discus army matter
Break All Former
More Than a Quarter of a Million
Americans Journey Across the
Atlantic This Year.
NEW YORK. July 17 (Special Telegram )
The backbone of the season's tremendous
exodus to Europe is broken.
When the New York of the American
line, the Celtic of the White Star line, the
Ancona of the Italian line, Cincinnati of
the Hamburg-American line, Furnessla. of
the Anchor line, Minneapolis of the At
lantic Transport line and the Lapland of
the Red Star line left their piers Saturday
the crest of the eastward migration passed.
Never In the history of shipping has
there been such a year for the trans-Atlantic
lines: World's records for carrying
people hnvo been broken and the big ves
sels of every available company have
paesed previous marks.
' The Lutiitanla of the Cunard line, with 983
cabin passengers stowed between Its decks,
carried off the palm of the world's largest
passenger list, exceeding the previous
mark of Ml, which It brought westward on
Its maiden trip.
Early In the year the rush eastward com
menced. Figure show that from January
1 to April 15. 33.250 first and second class
passengers sailed, and that up to the pres
ent time almost 130,000 have booked in the
first and second cabins of 100 steamers.
Third cabin and steerage have contributed
140,000, making the total for eastward sail
ings do; to 275,000.
Gugtave H. Schwab. American representa
tive of the North German Lloyd line, as
cribes the activity of 1910 in shipping to
several causes. He said:
"The primary reason for so many thou
sands seeking foreign shores is the Passion
Play at Oberammergau. This occurring
only once in every ten years, a great many
plan years ahead to attend, and to this
may be ascribed the early rush.
"Since the terribly hot weather has come
to New York this has been another In
centive to European travel, for reports
from the other side state constantly that
unusually cool weather haa been experi
Officers of the various big ships make an
unusual statement In regard to the class
of passengers in their charge.
"Never In my life at sea," said a well
known purser, "have I seen so many trav
eler who have profited by the wills of
dead relatives. I should say fully a third
more people who would never reach Europe
by themselves have sailed Just on that
account Ordinary observation at the piers
will prove this, for there la a generous
sprinkling of people dressed In deep mourn
ing on every outgoing and Incoming ship."
On the other side of the Atlantic agents
aay there Is a veritable scramble to book
return sailings. Beginning with the mid
dle of August, until the end of October, the
line expect to do a tremendous westward
Officers of California Company Have
Long Talk -with President Taft
BEVERLY. Mass., July 17.-(Speclal
Telegram. )-k.The best way in which to save
the Imperial valley of California and
Mexico came up for' discussion here today.
President Taft talked over the situation
with William Itollablrd. receiver- of the
California Development aompar.y, which is
Interested in that region, and Captain Allan
Kay of Los Angeles, another Callfornlan
who la anxious to see something done.
Congress appropriated at the last selon
$1,000,000 to be used In protecting the Im
perial valley from Inundation by the Colo
rado river. 8everal year ago the Southern
Pacific railway and the government had
experiences, with that river when it over
flowed and formed the Saltnn sea. A re
currence of such an outbreak is feared
and action is demanded before next spring.
They directed that the matter be taken
up with the Interior department and the
executive office itself, will negotiate through
the State department with the Mexican
According to tentative plans brought to
the president, a twenty-five-mile wing dam
oan be constructed at the point on ihe
Colorado river which Is thought to be most
dangerous. It could be built If necessary
In sixty days. It would hold the Colorado
within bounds and save the valley, which
la thickly populated and prosperous to a
high degree. Part of Ihe discussion was
devoted to consideration of how the Unltnd
States government be reimbursed for Its
expenditure. The president favored the ap
pointment of arbitrators, who should asset
on the benefits derived through the btilld
tng of this dam.
J. A. Ockerson, an engineer of the Mis
sissippi river commission, has been retained
by the government to examine the valley.
Buffalo County I'onullsl.
KEARNEY, Neb., July 17.-(Speclal.)-The
populists of Buffalo county have Issued
a call for a convention on the 23d of this
month and they will select eleven dele
gates to attend a Joint convention to be
held In Grand Island, July 28, the date the
state democratic convention will be held.
Widow of Tom Thumb
Still Feels Like Young Girl
NEW YORK, July 17.-(SpeclaI Telegram.)
Countess M. Lavlnla Magrl, the midget
widow of Tom Thumb, the dwarf who made
P. T. Barnura famous, haa Just arrived
from Europe.. Mrs. Thumb 1 very small
and very lively, despite her eighty years.
She is a spry as a Juvenile cricket and
quite girlish looking In appearance. She
says travel has kept her young.
Few person who saw the "smallest
woman on earth," In Barnum's day are
aware she still Uvea. Her home when ah
I there 1 at Midleboro, Mass., but she Is
seldom at home. She is eitner in London
or Paris, or San Francisco, or even the
faraway orient most of the time. A genera
tion ago cr so this little woman mad
trlumi4.al tours and in Europe she was
feted by the nobility.
"1 am finishing, my autobiography this
summer," said Mr. TVm Thumb. "It will
be an Interesting book describing well
known peopl I hav met in Europe and
V -mr rtXT TT 1 TTT1
&v aim jiAvri
Business Boosters from All Over
Yankeeland Wow in Possession
of the City.
PRIZE BUNCHES IN GALA ATTIRE
Arrival of Des Moines Special it
Cause for Rejoicing.
VETERAN LAFE Y0UNQ IN LINE
Parade of Four Hundred Joyful
Visitors This Morning.
ST. LOUIS AND SOUTHWEST IN
Welcoming Talk and Repone on
Proa ram Numerously Thl Fore
noon, with More Schedoled
After Bee Luncheon.
Jr"irt Session, 9:30 O'clock, A. M-, Con-
vsntlon hall, Hotel Bom.
Call to Ordar S. O. Dobbs. president
Associated Advertising- Club of America.
Invocation Vsry Bev. George A.
Bssoher, chaplain Omaha A4 dob.
Wslcom Ralph B. Sunderland, pres
ident of the Omaha Ad club, in charge.
Address Governor A. O. -hrJlsnberger
. .Addrss Mayor James O. Dahlmen of
. .Address Gilbert M. Xtchoook of the
Omaha Ad club.
Bsspon For the South I A. &. Xilps
eomb, Louisvllls, By.
Besponse Tor the lasti Jo Mitchell
Chappell, Bo. ton, a.
Besponse r or the Worth i A. K. Taa
derberg, Orand Baplda, Mich.
, Besponse Tot th- Wests Fat Clayton,
St. Joseph, Mo.
Adjournment 11i4S o'clock a, m.
19 O'Clock Boon.
Truncheon Glvsn by The Omaha Daily
Bee and The Twentieth Century ranter
at Hotel Borne.
Second Session, 1 130 P. M., Convention
Ball, Hotel Bom.
Address Arthur Brisbane, editorial di
rector, Bearst newspaper.
Address 'Outdoor Advertising," A. B.
Frost, legal department Aasocated Bill
posters and Distributers of America.
Discussion ed by D. O. Bo, Hew
York City; E. X Buddy, Toronto j J. .
O'SfealU, Jersey City.
Adore '"Successes and Tallnxse In
AdTertifnnf,' !. X. Sourlock, Kama
Address Xiafayatt fount, r., pub
lisherThe Be Koine Capital.
Adjournment 6:30 o'clock - p. m.
S O'Clock T. X.
Without Jolt or Jar. tug. hitch pull or
strain, the sixth annual convention of the
Associated Advertising clubs will go under
way this morning when President C. 3.
Dobbs of Atlanta, Ga, calls the gathering
to order. ,
The excitement, which begun last night
with the arrival of the Des Moine special
on .the Rock Island, will continue In the
early hour of the day, for about 8 o'clock
a large number of delegate will arrive at
the Union station and march up to the
Rome, which is headquarters for the con
vention. Des Moines made a big showing last
evening. Seventy-five members of the Des
Moines Ad Men's club, headed by two
buglers and escorted by forty men of the
Omaha Ad club, marched up from Union
station to the Rome. In the parade were
President O. R. McDonald of the Des
Moines organization and Ralph Sunderland
of the local club. Lafe Young, who was
In the party, wa game for the entire pro
cession, although hi side of the line had
to walk part of the way on cobblestones.
The visitors wore helmets of the style
affected by African explorers, with large
red bandeaux twined around them.
Those due to parade together this morn
ing are the Chicago, St. Paul, Indianapolis,
Kansas City and Oklahoma City delega
tions. Probably there will be 400 men In
These, with a number of St. Louis men,
are quartered at the Henshaw: J. II. Saw
yer, president of the St Louis Ad Men's
league, is at the head of the delegation,
which Include Fred J. Payne, J. H. Hamil
ton, S. D. Ebersole, H. E. Shlfflette. J. J.
Nager. J. W. Wlegand. E. W. Rose, H. M.
Berger, B. D. B. Deems, 11. M. Morgan, J.
U. Sawyer and Walter Wittenberg.
Many Addresses Today.
The program of the day calls for eight
addresses this morning and five In the aft
ernoon. Most of them will perforce be
short This morning the speeches are to
be of welcome and response, four of each,
so that by noon the ad men ought to be
thoroughly Impressed that Omaha appreci
ates their presence, and on the other hand
that the ad men are glad to be here.
Men front Texas were much In evidence
at headquarters yesterday, vivid green ties
sounding their advent The San Antonio
delegation is due this morning. Those who
came in yesterday were F. H. Day and J.
A. Vera of Fort Worth and F. E. Johnson
and G. W. Thomason of Dallas.
America, but I find it very hard to work
steadily. I am always having visitor and
I hav had otters to go Into vaudeville,
but I am content with private life.
"I had the time of my life upon my last
trip to Europe, seven months In Paris,
six in London and six week in Italy. Oh,
It wa perfectly delightful, but I Ilk
America the best. I like the people and
even the dressmaker better on this side
of the At. antic. I like horses and automo
bile and took many long motor tour while
broad. Although I am small In stature,
more than one Atlantic liner captain has
congratulated me upon my sailor ability.
I have been across the Atlantic sixty times
and I expect to make many mere trips
before I die. I love the excitement of travel.
It keeps me feeling like a girl."
The countess hasn't a gray hair In Iter
head. She Is vivacious and full of laughter.
Asked If she favored suffrage, she shook
her head until her brown curls bobbed and
mad a decided sign in th negative.
From the Minneapolis Journal.
STUDENTS ASKED FOR AID
Crabtree Sympathizes .with Scholars
Failing to Pass Requirements.
PROPOSES STAKD.C$ FOR "S0BXAX
Lincoln Will Send Big Delegation
to Ad Men's Meeting; In Omaha
In Special Train.
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, July 17.-(6peclal.)-The stand
ard for graduates from the normal schools
of the state very evidently Is going to cut
some Ice In the campaign for the nomina
tion of a republican candidate for state
superintendent The fact that many
tudent of the Peru Normal school were
not graduates because their credit failed
to measure up to the standard adopted by
the normaf board and agreed upon by . rep
resentative of all' the schools In the state
entitled to issue Certificates, haa Inspired
J. W. Crabtree to denounce the action of
the State Examining board In holding up
the certificate as an "outrage."
The records of the state house show there
was a conference of school men held Sep
tember 3, 1906, at which thirteen college
were represented. It had been found neces
sary to adopt some common standard upon
which graduation could be based. Mr.
Crabtree was preeent at that meeting and
at subsequent meetings hi plan waa ac
cepted by the various colleges. Later It
was adopted by the now defunct normal
board and by the regular normal board.
Printed copies cf the requirements were
sent to ' all the college for distribution
among tho student, all of which waa under
discussion for more than a school year,
all interested being given ample time to
acquaint themselves with Hie requirements.
With tho exception of the Peru normal
there was no trouble among the graduating
clasoes, as the principals except in a few
Instances recommended for graduation no
student whose credits did not measure up
to the standard. This was not true of Peru
as the record disclose and many were
The record of the adoption of the stand
ard for the schools and Mr. Crabtree' part
In this work Is in the hands of the State
Examining board and State Superintendent
Bishop and it Is reported that several par
ties have written to member of the board
and to Mr. Bishop for the facts.
Banking- Board to Show Cans.
Judge Frost has issued a writ of manda
mus against the State Banking board to
show cause next Thursday why it does not
issue a charter to a new bank at Spring'
view. It Is alleged the Banking board re
fused the charter because It believed that
city wa amply supplied with banks.
Lincoln Uoea to Omaha.
Lincoln will send a big delegation to the
ad men's meeting In Omaha. It Is figured
that possibly 500 men will go from this
city on a special train. They will carry
their colored unmbrellaa and expect to cre
ate a very favorable Impression for the
Many Candidate la Lancaster.
Both the republicans and democrat have
contests over the legislative house delega
tions, more consents than enough to flU
the placea having been filed by both parties.
The democrat have trotted out Albert
Watkln, a Cleveland democrat, for a place
on the senatorial delegation. Th follow
ing candidate have filed:
REPUBLICANS FOR HOUSE.
L. E. Gruver, University Place.
John H. Mockett Jr., Normal.
J. C. K. MllUr, Denton.
8. R. McKelvle, Lincoln.
Cyrua Klack, Hickman.
W. J. Blystone, Lincoln.
A. J. Minor. Lincoln.
Allen McWllllams. Lincoln.
V. F. Zlmmer, Lincoln.
B. F. Johnson, Lincoln.
Earl O. Eager Lincoln.
Henry Veith, Lincoln.
F. P. Brown. Arbor.
W. A. Selleck. Lincoln.
Jerome Shamp, Lincoln.
DKMOCRATS FOR HOUSE.
J. E. Miller. Lincoln.
(Continued Second Pag.
Adding to the Burden
Mr. Bryan: "Now, what ails the critter!"
Keen Interest is
Felt in Congress
at Buenos Ayres
BerMTTSthmt ' that ' PrWutions
Must Be Taken to Hold the
I German Trade.
LONDON, July 17. (Special Cablegram.)
Keen Interest Is felt on this side of the
Atlantic In the Panama congress at Buenos
Ayres. Long range observers of interna
tional legations believe the outcome will
have a far wider Influence upon world
politics and world markets than is gener
Here it Is' pointed out that the sessions
of the congress will be contemporaneous
with the beginning of the celebrations of
the. centennary of the movement for the
Independence of the South American reg
ions, once subject to the predecessors of
Alfonso XIII, and the theory is that "the
defendants of the triumphant revolutions
never1 can forget the aid they received
from Washington at the crisis of their
fourteen-year struggle for liberty."
r Berlin references to the congress, fore
casting success for the Washington diplo
macy, betray considerable uneasiness over
Mr. Knox'a opposition to commercial ex
tensions in his Instructions to Henry White
and the other delegates.
A leading German trade paper reminds
the Berlin authorities that "despite all the
Yankee efforts, German trade In South
America continues to lead all others," and
urge that 'suitable precautions must be
taken at this important Juncture of the
congress with the independence celebra
tions, and the Buenos Ayres agricultural
exhibition, against a loss of our commer
cial leadership south of Panama.'
REPUBLICANS WILL HOLD ;
COUNTY CONVENTION MONDAY
Ninety-Four ftelea-ate Will Be Se
lected for State) Convention
The republican county central committee
held a meeting in court room No. 7 Satur
day afternoon under a call issued by Chair
man Myron Learned and adopted resolutions
providing for a county convention to select
delegates to the state convention.
The county convention will meet In court
room No. 1 of the court house Monday
afternoon at 2 o'clock with an apportion
ment of two delegates to each voting dis
trict to be certified by the member of the
committee from that district. The conven
tion Monday will select ninety-four dele
gates to represent Douglas county at Lincoln.
Mattison Long on Flics,
Wants to Quit Collecting
LONDON. July 17. (Special Cablegram.)
"Please have mercy on me and withdraw
my offer to buy dead files and bluebot
tles," writes Aid Mattison of Mlddlesbor
ough to a local newspaper. Four days
ago Mr. Mattison, aware of the balefUi
Influences of house flies and bluebottle
on the public health, proposed through the
sanitary department ,to pay a penny (two
cents) for every fifty file and a penny
for every twelve bluebottle delivered. Im
paled on pins, to the corporation officers.
HI offer stirred the wags In Mlddlesbor
ough. One wrote to Mr. Mattison:
"Will you quote me a price on daddy
longlega? I can deliver a choice lot."
Another wrote: "What I your quotation
today on gnat and fleas?
This was the funny side of Mr. Mattison'
venture into practical philanthropy, but It
also had Its serious side for him.
MRS. EDDY STILL VIGOROUS
Founder of Christian, Science Cele
brates Eighty-Ninth Birthday. .
10 T&KE ACTIVE .PATIT IS WORK
Announce, that She Will Assist In
Movement to Drive Malicious
Animal Magnetism Out of
First " Church.
BOSTON, July 17. (Special Telegram.)
Mrs. Mary Baker O. Eddy, -founder of the
Christian Science denomination, celebrated
her 89lh birthday quietly at her home here
yesterday. It was announced simultaneously
that Mrs. Eddy would personally take part
In the movement to drive out of the First
Church of Christ scientist, the "malicious
animal magnetism" which has been disturb
ing the peace of that institution.
The officers of the church made tho em
phatic declaration today that "malicious
animal magnetism" and the offenders must
go. Word was sent to New York, Philadel
phia, and other cities to that effect. The
heresy trial eight months ago Involving
Mrs, August Stetson of New York, first
reader of the church and other caused a
scandal which engulfed Christian scientists
the country over. That was the Inception of
the term "malicious animal magnetism,"
The magnetism Implied In that term con
sists of a kind of hypnotism by which one
person, through the overpowering strength
of his mind, causes another to go slowly
Insane. Three suicide have been committed
since the Stetson trial In which Instances
the self-murderers left notes saying they
had been driven to self-destruction by
"malicious animal magnetism" practiced
upon them by other member of the church.
At the Stetson Trial.
It wa announced at the time of the Stet
son trial that "malicious animal magnetism"
would be excommunicated. But It continued.
Mre. etson's friends among the trustees
were deposed. Her intimate In the congre
gation vv-re socially and spiritually boy
cotted. The msi'vnant Influence of "malicious
animal mayrr.et'sm" on the First church,
now rerjuli'MS heroic nd final treatment
and while It, was generally believed Mrs.
Eddy had jfiven up personal direction of
th affairs of the church, she will take
part In thl final struggle.
The spokesman for Mrs. Eddy said today
that excommunication Is to be pronounced
again; some of those who cherish Mrs.
Steliwvn with comfort, prayers and money.
Ci'.-ey are to be thrust beyond the pale of
After Mrs. Stetson was put out of the
seat of authority It was the expressed
(Continued on Second Page.
File and bluebottle arrived at th cor
poration offices by the thousands. Every
small boy In Mlddlesborough was busy, and
even men and women Joined In the cru
sade. One boy delivered 1,200 dead files
in a single lot, and the clerks had to leave
their ordinary work to reoeive, count and
pay for files.
The cfoporatlon offices reeked with the
odor of the diseuse breeders. Children be
sieged filth heaps In looking for flies, and
their mothers are after Mr. Mattison'
scalp. Hence th alderman' frantic ory
to th newspaper to call off the hunt. He
I out fifteen pounds. f;t In cash.
"I don't mind that," he wrltes,"but I
have 200,000 dead flics on my hands and
have lost my reputation. I wanted to pro
mote the public health, but I am afraid
I am going to give every boy iq town some
MAYOR GAYNOK IS
NOT 1NT1IE MCE
Executive of New York is Not a Can-
didate for Governor of the
STATEMENT BY A CLOSE FRIEND
Considers that He Has a Contract to
Serve Out Term at City Hall.
0DELL GIVES OUT STATEMENT
President Taft and Colonel Eoosevelt
to Take the Stump.
ARE TO WORK FOR UNITED PARTY
Heport that Hearst Will Revive Hla
Party to Split Democratic Vote
and Lesaeii Power of
, NEW YORK. July 17.-8peclal Teiearain.)
Those who believed Mayor Gaynor's na
tional strenKth 'would depend greatly upon
the success of his campaign for governor
of New York received a shock yeMerday
when J. Edward Swsmstrom. former
borough president of Brooklyn and warm
personal, friend of the mayor, announced
that William J. Gaynor would not enter
the race in New York state next fall. Mr.
Swamstrom sailed for Europe today and
made his statement anent Mayor Gaynor's
intentions Just before the ship departed.
He said: -
- "It may be taken as definite that Mayor
Gaynor will not enter the state campaign.
He considers that he must hold to the con
tract of sticking to the city hall hla full
term." ' l ',
Sailing at the same time was former
Gcvernor Odelf. ir.. of New York. Sar
castically committing the nation te the car
of Colonel Roosevelt, Mr. Odell said that
an or the wisdom nowadays I coming out
of Oyster Bay. Mr. Odell at on time was
looked upon as bos of the Empire state
Hnd It was hoped that he might penetrato
the political thaos with a few clear-cut
utterances on shipboard, but instend ha
"I am waiting for Colonel Roosevelt to
put his O. K. upon a man for governor be
fore I name my choice for republican nortt
Inee. Colonel Roosevelt Is the leader; I
am only ef the followers. He Is the
It was suggested to Mr. Odell the demo
crats had a fine chance of sweeping New
York and New Jersey with Woodrow Wil
son, president of Princeton, running for
governor In the latter state. Mr. Odell
grinned amiably and replied:
.Chances Good In Summer. .
"The democrats ajway have a fine
chance to win in July and August, but un- '
fortunately their plan are awry In Novem- .
ber."-1" . . M . . - '
"After he haftT'csfel i.U Jesting? th , for
mer boss, so called. ald he believed tha
democrat would be split by fall and he
wa In sympathy with many of the reform
adocated by Colonel Roosevelt. . .
The new from New Jersey that Prof.
Woodrow Wilson had decided to accept th
candidacy for governor upon the democratic
ticket has caused much rejoicing among
the members of his party In the east.
Democratic leaders declare that this Is a
great step In the elevation of politics and
in lifting the party out of the hands of
leader who have risen from ward h.lr
Democrats believe that with ti.
association between politics and educatlou
uiu ruies win give way to new theorlea
which cannot help but benefit th. nation
and the people at the same time.
Prof. Wilson I a typical university man.
His political Ideals have been bred In
different atmosphere than those of many
other leader who gained shady reputa
tlon whilst acquiring power. Prof. Wilson .
I not a radical Idealist: h ho. . ft-... J
class working knowledge of political mat-
ier ana ne believe that he can carry
New Jersey. Hi friends profes to see
greater things in store for him. If Gov
ernor Harmon fall of re-election in Ohio
and Prof. Wilson Is elected governor of
New Jersey, the presidential nomination
will be looming Very close to the Princeton
Jut Tacit Agreement. -Nw
from Beverly and from Oyster Bay
upon being analysed, seems to show that
President Taft will take care of Ohio next
fall and Colonel Roosevelt of New York.
Neither will Interfere with the other' terri
tory, it Is not believed that there Is a
detlnlte understanding, it I a tacit agree
ment arrived at in a roundabout manner.
Following President Taffa conf.renc
with Benator Dick of Ohio, Mr. Taft al
lowed It to become known that h would
not be drawn Into a bitter factional fight
In Ohio or any other state. The president
stands ready to help the party, but he
will not Join a clique In the party.
Late In September, after all th factional
fight have been fought and the aucces.
iui candidates stand forth, representing
the party. President Taft will ca fr.h .
assist them. The president will ignore th
i-d ui.i mere i or haa been any dlvlaion
in in party.
President Taft and Colonel RoevU
will take the stump almost slmulin,,.i
The Interesting query naturally ient
Itself, "Will the colonel steer a middle
Colonel Roosevelt has receive i
Uors at Oyster Bay-regulars. Insurgents,
stand-patters, radical, and other. All
nave come away happy and smiling and
contented. The colonel ha never been In
the habit of teorlng a middle course, but
It Is believed he will this fall.
Another figure of national Interest loom
up on the horizon Former Forester Glf
ford Plnchot. Plnchot waa iuut ..
governor of Pennsylvania, but he pointed
oui mai ne was not a legal resident of
that state. Then It was suggested that h
be nominated for governor of New York,
but at thl time Mr. Plnchot 1 too busy
to think vf office.
rinrhot a Basy Man.
H I preparing for a conservation cam.
palgn which will be held In St. Paul la
September. Flitting from New York t
Washington and to Chicago and St. Paul,
he I about the busiest man In the United
States. It can be stated with the utmoat
posltlveuess that there are going to b
some mighty lively doings In 8t Paul. Minn
esota republican leaders have begun to re
gret that their state was elected a th
From a dozen states reports r filtering
In of political trouble-Ohio, California,
Texas, Indiana, New Hampshire and oth
r. President Taft ha been Invited h
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