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PART ONE. NEWS SECTION PAGIS OSE TO EIGHT. The Omaha Sunday Bee WEATHER FORECAST. Fair; .Warmer VOL. XLI-NO. 34. OMAHA, SUNDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 11, 1912-FIVE SRTIOXS-TIURTY-SIX PAGES. SINGLE COPY FIVE CENTS. SUCCESSTOCOME FOR REPUBLICANS, SPEAKERS CLAIM Eighth Annual Dinner of League, of Republican State Clubi Sees Party Principle Defended. LONGWORTffS ADDRESS LEADS Connteh Encouragement and Good Cheer to the Bank and File. PRESIDENT TAX? MAKES TALE Impending Doom of Democrats Seen in Their Own Disputes, KNOX SPEAKS AT A BANQUET Secretary Would Put Foreign Serv ice Above Partisanship. billing and Going in Omaha HOUSE COMMITTEE GIVES DIME Fart? Dlffereaeee Ferawttea aad DtMenlla Cesasalrteo at Cos, areas Par Reeaeet ta II- pabllraa Official. WASHINGTON, Feb. 10 The eighth annual dinner of tha League of Repub Ucan Btata Cluba waa tha occasion to night for an outburat of republican po litical principle. Rapraaantatlva Long-worth of Ohio led an array of apeakara In thalr defense of rapubllcan pollcle and attack on tha democrat. Thoaa scheduled to speak Includad Prealdent Taft, Secre tary Wilson of tha Department of Agrl culture. Senator Root of New Tork, Representative E J. Hill of Connecti cut and D. D. Woodmanaee of Clncln nail. Governor Goldsborougti of Mary land waa unable to attend. Captain John O. Capera of South Caro lina acted aa toast muter. Representative Longworth counselled- "encouragement and food cheer" to re publicans, declaring he waa not disposed to throw up the aponfe before the flint begins and a reulna that the democrats, anyway, could be counted upon "to do the wronf thine at the rlfht time." "If we can put -cool cheer into the hearta of our fighting men," ha said, "It doubt shall give plaea as confidence and apathy to entbueiaam wa aball win another- victory next November and tha man whom wa shall renominate at the republican, convention In June will be the next president of the United Bute." Mr. Loarwortb claimed bo aaw pending doom In the controversies among demo crata for the presidential nomination and he attacked their tariff acttvttlea In the bouse. ' Km seeks at Baaewot. The crucial need of having tha Ameri can foreign service high above the tides and eddies of partisanship waa the key note of a speech which Secretary of State Knox delivered tonight aa- a banquet given In hie honor by the house oonv mlttee on foreign affairs at the Pan American Union buudlng. Mrs. Knox waa a also a gueat and many diplomats and representatives In congress were present Tarty differences were forgotten. A democratic committee of a democratic congresa In a hall dedicated to the cen tral and southern American republic, paid its respects to a republican secretary of State. Representative Sulxer of New Tork. chairman of the foreign affairs commit tee, presided. He introduced Secretary Knox as a constructive statesman and a diplomat of world wide experience, of whom "the people of America are Justly proud." Secretary Knox told how tha manage ment of foreign affairs throughout the American revolutionary period rested in the continental congresa and how states. In congress assembled, transacted foreign business through their committees and ap pointed agents. , r ERNEST TERAH H00LEY IS SENT TO JAIL FOR YEAR LONDON. Feb. 10,-Ernest Terah Houley waa sentenced today at the Old Bailey to a year's Imprisonment on a chargo of obtaining money by fraudu lently representing as free of encum brances soma property he had sold to the prosecutor. ilooley waa one of tha most prominent financiers in Kngland from 1S1 to WW. when he waa declav-wd bankrupt. Ha had been regarded saa one of tha wealthiest men In the country, acquiring bis riches by the promotion of numerous companies. The. Weather ft. iU K s e&sKnaanv f ' li Mm ' 0l ' V W , 4 m fcpm wit $-X A III, JSSUji W&imm tsSS-' e ' A TREAT Iff 5T0RE QETTIlrQ BUSY vu.orimi vt iji iijiisAi i-iiKivirtiuzv : 11 i Lvr ' A. , 1 ."' y:- 5T. VALEHTIKI5 33T FOR NEBRASKA Oenerally fair. FOR IOWA-Oenerally fair; rising tem perature. Tcsnperatnr at Omaha Tewterday. Hours. . Peg. i a i. a 1 a. m 3 S a. m i. 22 ta. m a M a. m 26 U a. m. -.. U m 94 1 p. m m I p. m 1 40 ! i. m 41 1 p. m 4 ( p. m at 1 p. m S p. m si ComparattTO IfOeal Reeeed. 1912. 1S1L Me. 1306. Highest yeeterday 41 47 J4 26 Lowest yesterday 17 1 10 ' 5 Mean temperature Z 22 H la PrecipiUtioa T .01 .0 .00 Temperature and precipitation depar tures from the normal: Normal temperature 22 Excess for the day 7 Total excess since March 1 SSI Normal rainfall .04 Inch Deficiency for the day 04 Inch 1 ,ial rainfall since alarch 1....H.4S iirfhes Jieflciency eince March 1 US1 inches lieCcieacy for cor. period 14. 7J Inches jxc.il for cac sarul lata. 4Ji i ifhra BRYAN STRONGLY AGAINSTHARMON Hebraikan Says it Would Be Sui cidal for Democrats to Nomi nate Ohio Governor. TELEGRAM TO SENATOR GOEE Message la Betas; teed la Oklahoma la Connection with Primary 'ta Elect Delegates a State State Cenventtoa. OKLAHOMA CITT, Okl.. Feb. W.-"I think it would be suicidal to nominate Harmon or anyone else favored by Wall street." This message bearing the name of W. J. Bryan, waa received today by United States Senator Gore from Sinton, Tex., by telegraph and Is being widely circu lated over Oklahoma today. Precinct primary elections to select delegates to tha democratic state convention are un der way In Oklahoma today. v EvU tienlae aS Deatarraey. WAaULNUTON. Feb. 1& William. J. Bryan waa held tip to the bouse as the evil genius hovering on tha flanks of democracy" by Representative Martin, K. Dieaxf Texas, who spoke la reply to the Commoner's latest attack oa the demo cratic membership of the house. Democrats and republics na alike cheered Mr. Dies' declaration that be "neither feared the power aor respected the Juilg- atent' of the Nebraakan, and bis further announoemem we. Democracy unuer iiie leadership of Champ Clark and Oscar W. Underwood waa headed toward complete success swept the democratic side of the house Into storms of applause. '1 am almost ready to Join Governor Wilson in his desire to find some decent and orderly manner of 'knocking Mr. Bryan into a cocked hat,' " said Mr. Dies amidst a roar of democratic lauguter and applause. Mr. Dies' attack on Mr. Bryan fol lowed the latter'a declaration In the last Issue of the Commoner that tha thirteen democrata who voted against a recent amendment in the house to require pub licity of all recommendations to the president en judgeship appointments were unworthy to represent a democratic con stituency." Mr. Diet declared that if Mr. Bryan had spent as much time "reading law as he had attacking democrata In public life he would have known that the pro posed law would be unconstitutional and an Infringement of the president's rights." Leads ta Defeat. Mr. Bryan has led the democrats through three disastrous defeats," cried Mr. Dies. "Like the Bourbons of old he has learned nothing and forgotten noth ing. He points our column straight to the rocks of St, Helena. The people are ready to give us mora power. In this situation It la a calamity, it not a crime for Mr. Bryan to sow seeds of discord In the ranks of the party. "Whatever we do hero displeases him. Tha prospect of democratic success seems to anger ids very aoul. , I prefer to fol low the leadership of the gentleman from Alabama I have followed Don Quixote of Nebraska 'until I am wearying of a war upon windmills. I demand to be led against the flesh and blood enemies of democracy." The conclusion of Representative Dies' attack was marked by general applause and tha clustering about blm of demo cratic colleagues who shook his hands. Bryaa Petltloa Filed at Llaeala. LINCOLN, Neb., Feb. W.-A petition slgued by MOt democratlo voters of the tale waa filed by friends of William J. Bryaa aero today, requesting that bis name be placed on tha ballot aa a can didate for delegate -at-larxe to the demo cratlo national convention. The list con tains the names of representatives of all faetlona of the party Including that of one other candidate for the same plate on tha ticket. The petition of Dr. P. U Hall, vice president of the democratic national committee for re-election as national committeeman, waa filed this afternoon. It bat. approximately 1.000 signatures. Passenger Carrier Drops Nearly Two Hundred Feet CASPER, Wyo, Feb. M. While a gang of workmen were crossing the Platte river today en aa aerial tramway at the government Pathfinder dam, fifty miles southwest of here, the cable brohc and tha carrier and Its human freight dropped to the rocks, 1S feet below. Five mea are reported dead and several badly Injured. Doctors and undertakers left here for the scene this mora in, bat no details have been procurable. The National Capital Saturday. Febraary 10, 1013. Tiie Senate. Committee on privileges and elections adopts report exonerating Senator Steph enson from charges of corruption by a to vote. Understood Senator Cummlna and pro gressives will fight confirmation of Myron iT. Herrlck aa amaassador to Fraiice. The House. Solicitor McCabe contlntiea explanation of Agriculture department'e attitude In Florida Everglades land case. TenUinnny regarding labor conditions In United Mates Steel corporations subsi diaries continued before steel trust In vestigation. Uurstlonlng of George' B. Cortelyou alout Lewis fraud order waa continued before poatnfflce expenditures committee. Charged before committee on expendi ture in War department that President Taft shielded Major Kay, a paymaster, from court-martial because of Ray'a po litical services In IMS. Mexican Troops Will Not Be Permitted to Pass Through Texas WASHINGTON, Feb, HV-Tbe Staid de partment "lias concluded to decline the request of the Madera government tor permission for Mexican troppa to cross Texas. The Eighteenth Infantry battalion, with a machine gun detachment, will re lieve Colonel Steever'a cavalrymen on guard duty at El Paso and enable the latter to patrol the border. A battalion of the Eighteenth Infantry haa been ordered from Whipple Barracfca, Aria., to El Paso, Tex. Tha situation at Juarex, opposite El Paso, la reported to be ugly, the Insurrectoa being much dis turbed over the threatened entry of Ma dera troops Into that place by way of American territory. Tha withdrawal of permission for Mex ican troops to proceed over American territory really amounts only to a delay until .a complete understanding la reached as to the number of troops to pass. When the first request of the Mexican government was granted by tha State department, it waa understood that only about 400 men were Involved for gar risoning the post at Juarex. Later much uneasiness was expressed by Texana, v. ho feared that Mexico waa going to nee the American route for a general mobilisa tion of troops to suppress any outbreaks In Chihuahua. Upon representations from Governor Colquitt of Texas the first permission waa held up. Discussions are now going on between the American emBassy at Mexico City and the Mexican federal government to make It clear that the American State department granted permission only for the small garrison to go to Juarex. EL PASO, Feb. W. Advices received In Juarex today are that 300 federal soldiers and SOD mounted ruralea are held at Jlminex, south of Chihuahua, by de stroyed bridges. They are en route north to campaign against the revolutionists west of Chihuahua. Tha rebels at Casaa Grandea last night made up a train and ran north to the vicinity of Santa Sofia, where they burned two more bridge on the Mexico Northwestern. Crowds of Juraex and surrounding vil lages have been formed Into volunteer defense corps ahd supplied with arm to resist any attack that may be made upon Juarex. Taft Gives Friends of Hook More Time WASHINGTON. Feb. M. - President Taft haa decided to delay until late next week tha appointment of a aueceasor to the late Justice Harlan of the United State supreme court. Friends of Judge William C Hook have asked the presi dent for more time to present his claims and to offset the adverse effect of the 'Jim crow" law decision in which he par ticipated. In the meantime various protests have reached the W hite House against the proposed appointment of Secretary of Commerce and Labor Charles Kegel. These protests hare come largely from labor organisations, the complaint being that Secretary Kegel had been too lib eral In hi enforcement of the Immigra tion laws. DR. SPAHN WILL RESIGN REICHSTAS PRESIDENCY BERLIN. Feb. Ml Dr. Spahn. leader of the clerical center party, who yester day waa elected president of the Reich stag, announces that he will reslgp the chair on Monday. He gives as his reason that be declines to be aaeoclated with a socialist vice president- The first vice president of the hou, who also was chosen yesterday, la Philip Schiedemann, asMaahat. . SAYS HE HAS COPY OF BIG BLACKLIST Pittsburgh Newspaper Man .Testi fies in the Steel Trust Inquiry. ACCUSES TIN PLATE COMPANY He Pare Mea Were Blarkllaled Beeaas . af Their t'aaaeelloa Milt Labor Orawalaa tleas, WASHINGTON! Feb. in.-The Amerl can Tin Plate comiany's employment of foreign laborers to take the places of American strikers In Pittsburgh in 1M came up ot today's session of the Stanley steel committee. W. O. Irvln, vice president of the com pany, which Is a subsidiary of the United Statea Steel corporation, admitted that the company had advertised for Syrians, Poles and Roumanians. J II. Seldea, Pittsburgh newspaper mtn. tvsllftpd that tha ateel corporation maintained a blacklist at several thou sand men discharged because of their connection with labor unions. He said the list waa la the Rands of H. A. Eagle, city editor ot the Pittsburgh Leader. PITTOflURtlH, Fob. KWlfe, .' got 1 black list tb American Sheet and Tin late company kept." said II. A. Eagle, city editor of th Pittsburgh Leader, to day, "The Hat waa turned aver to w, but how does not matter now. It con tains l.OnO mi mea and many of the men on It never knew they were blacklisted." Swinney Tells of Seeing Kimmel Shot in an Oregon Forest BT, LOUIS, Fch. ia-John B. Swinney. a New Mexican ranchman, testified In the Kimmel mystery case In the United States district court today that he killed the man who shot George A. Kimmel dead In a forest In Oregon August 14, ISa. two weeka after Kimmel disappeared. The witness 1a an acknowledged two time convict. Kimmel. In company with the late Rob ert M. Snyder of Kansas Citv, a man named Johnson and Swinney, according to Swinney' testimony, kit Kansas City the night of Klmtaei'a disappearance fur Coos Bay, Ore., to search for a burled treasure of HO, One in gold. After finding M.OW of the treasure, ac cording to Swinney, Johnson and Kim mel quarreled In the woods. Johnson hot Kimmel. Swinney In turn shot and killed Johnson and Swinney and 8nyder burled the bodies of Johnson and Kimmel In the same grave, covered It with leaves and quietly slipped away. SwinKey testified that Snyder took Kim mel' effect and Intended to send them to hia mother, but that Snyder waa afraid to do so. The claimant, Andrew J. White, former convict, was not In court todsy to hear Swinney a atory. Five Will Make Minority Report in Stephenson Case WASHINGTON, Feb. W.-lly a rote ot to 6, the senate committee on privileges and elections today approved the report of the subcommittee, exonerating l-ena- tor Stephenson from chargea of corrup tion in connection with hia election. Senatora Clapp. Jones. Kenyon, Kern and Lea voted in the negstive and will present a minority report to the senate. They took the position that the expendi ture of fhtf.ve) In the senatorial primary raised a presumption of wrMis-lolng on the part of Senator Stephenson and ttat they failed to find In the evidence that such a presumption bad been removed. Senators Dillingham, Gamble, hey- bum, Sutherland. Johnston, Fletcher, Bradley and Pomerene voted In favor of Senator Stephenson. Senators Oliver and Paynter were not present. WOMEN WILL INVESTIGATE MURDER OF DR. KNABE INDIANAPOUS, Feb. Th local council of women today employed a de tective agency to In vest If ate th death ot Dr. Helen E. Knabe, whose body, with the throat cut. waa found m her apart ment last October. According to Dr. Amelia Keller, president of the council and close friend of Dr. Knabe, all clues are to be followed "no matter where they lead." Since Coroner Durham filed his report declaring the woman's death a case of murder the Investigation be been at a standstill. The police have maintained that suicide waa more plausible than the murder story. ASK ROOSEVELT TO DECLARE Permanent Committee Organised at Conference in Chicago. DELEGATES TELL OF PROGRESS Klsfct Governor Address Letter ta (eloarl Ksplalalac Parpeee aad HrejaeA Rlalesaeat that He Will Accept Sasalaatloa. CHICAGO,' Feb. 10.-Klght governors and delegates from twenty-eight states met hero today and In an Informal con ference organised a erinanent commit ter to push the candidacy of Theodore Roosevelt for the republican nomination for president. The governors, at an exeutlve conference by thrmeselves, ad dressed a letter to Colonel Roosevelt In which they explained the purpose of ihe m.etlng and expressed a desire that ha let it become known that a demand from the people that he accept tha nomina tion would not be unheeded by him. Th permanent organisation of the committee, which VIII carry the Koose velt fight to the convention. Is aa follows: Chairmen, Alexander H. Revell; vice chairman, Edward J, Urnndage; secre tary. Edwin W. 81ms; treasurer, Dwtght La wren -e. An axejutlv committee ot seven member) will bo appointed later. On jvill rpl( the delegate toll ot work already dona toward promoting tha for mer president'! candidacy. Several re ported complete organisations. Governor Hsdley .of Missouri, Governor Oeborn of Michigan and former Governor Fort of New Jersey described plans of campaign nearly completed., The meeting was without disagreement, end the resolutions adopted declared that "all are agreed Theodore Roosevelt Is the one man who can, at this time, unite all elements of Ihe party and attract a large number of Independent voter." The resolutions further favored "an ex pression of the people's choice for presi dent by direct vote for a candidate In each state," and appealed to all agreeing with that sentiment to loin the movement. They concluded .with a proteat "against the use of organised political machinery, based on patronage, to deprive the people of any Y?lce aa to their real choice." Fifty Men Rescued . from a Coal Mine Near Danville, HI. DANVILLE, III.. Feb. W.-After being Imprisoned in the shaft ot the Fair mount Coal company'a mine near this city for fifteen hours, fifty falners were released early today by nen who had chopped the Ire from the shaft. The men were entombed yesterday by the breaking of a wheel on tho cage while the rage was about 100 feet below the surface. Court Asks Mitchell to Make Promises WASHINGTON. Feb. lo.Justlre Dsnlel T. Wright of the District of Columbia supreme court at the close of John Mitchell's testimony In today a hearings In the contempt proceedings axalnst Samuel Gompers, ! John Mitchell and Frank Morrison, "strongly recommended the propriety" ot Mr. Mitchell's making a promise to the court that he would obey all court Injunctions in the future. Justke Wright Intimated If Mr. Mitchell made such a promise before the close of the proceedings the court might consider Im munity lrcm imprisonment. Mitchell gave no intimation as to his course. KIDNAPER OF INCUBATOR BABY MUST SERVE SENTENCE TOPEKA. Kan.. Veb. la-Joseph R. Gentry must serve from one to five years In the atate penitentiary for the part he took In the kidnaping of Marian Bleak ley, the "Incubator baby" here, three years ago. The supreme court today af firmed his sentence on a charge of as sault made by C. H. Belknap, who was struck on the head with a revolver in the fight for possession of the baby. E. H. TiUotaon ot Kansas City, who planned the kidnaping and waa sentenced to the same term, haa appealed to the supreme court. PROF. T. C. O'KANE, AGED HYMN WRITER, IS DEAD DELAWARE. O.. Feb. M.-Prof. T. C. O'KaUie, avftrd 82, author of many hymn, dltd hre today folowfos a atroka of apoplexy. Amonr hia hmet known hymn are "The Home Over There." "Waiting at tha Dour' aad "On Jordan's Storm puka," OMAHA TAFT MEN START CAMPAIGN Executive Committee Decides to Pnsh President's Interests Vigorously. HEADQUARTERS TO BE OPENED Pelltloae for Kadoraemeat af Pree Idrailal aad t'oaareaaloaal Fleeter aad Alteraalee Ordered Prepared. Resolving that William Howard Taft Is entitled to be renominated aa a candidate for pros dent of the I'nlted States; that he la entitled to the support and the en dorsement of the republican party, and, all thlnga consldeied. Is the most de- slrshls man mentioned foY the position ot chief executive, the executive commit tee of the Taft Republican club yester day decided to Inaugurate and conduct a most vigorous campaign to bring about the desired results. ' ' The Taft meeting waa held at the offices ef John Lea Webster, ehalrnvig ot Ihe executive committee of the Taft club, and waa largely attended. It waa decided to open campaign headquarter in Omaha and Secretary Morrow was authorlted to find wultabl rooms and report bark to Cltalrmatl Webster, wid. With tile tindtw ootnmlltee, will act. Will C lrralale Petllloas. ' : Secretary Morrow was Instructed lo ar range for petitions which are to be circu lated in Omaha, South Omaha and every precinct In Kouglae county, therein the signers pledging their support to William Howard Taft and asking him to become the presidential candidate of the republi can party. It la tha desire to have the petitions circulated and returned at the curliest possible date. If la expected that Inside of ten daya they will be signed by at least S.UM voters. .'. A financial committee, consisting of W. II. Bucholx, Victor Itoeewater and Rome Miller, was appointed to arrange for and secure necessary funds for Inaugurating the campaign.' ' Petitions fur the endorsement of the presidential and congressional electors aud alternates were also ordered i-repared and circulated. The electors are; Presidential-John Lee Webster, A. W. Field, K. B. Perry and R. B. Schneider; alternates, C. B. Adams, C. A. I.'happeil, F. M. Curry and '. K. Hutxinger. Congressional or I)istrlct-J. Cullen Root and N. P. Swanson; alternates. C. L. Saundera and F. P. Clarldge. The next meeting of the executive committee will be upon call of Chair,nan Webster, but it will probably be within a couple ot weeks(when progress will oe reponea a no more plana formulated fur pushing tho Taft campaign in Douglas county and Nebravka. TAFT HI MKil I TO OPKN Congressman Mckinley will Start ThlngB ea -Moaday. WASHINGTON. Feb. 10. -Taft campaign headuuartera will be opened here on Mon day or Tuesday and will be known as the National Taft bureau. Ktprescntntlve William B. MeKlnley of Illinois, chairman of the republican con- gresslinsl committee and recently selected sa pre-conventiun manager of the Taft campaign made the announcement today after a conference with Secretary Hllles. Miss Cameron Will Get Part of the Hawley Estate BABTIaONp L. I., Feb. 10-MiJi Mar- garet Cameron, the protegee of 'he late Kdwln Hawley, the railroad iiulllonalre. Indicated to fri?nda tliat ahe nan found a document or will under which she be comes entitled to a share in i.is estate. Kelatlvea of Mr. Hawley assert that he died Intestate and have applied (or let ters of admliUatrotlon. M ti Csmron Is reported to have found th cocument d urine a vilt to the railroad man's cci-n- try home early this wee. NEW YORK. Feb. W -Another mcetV-I of the Hawley heirs, held at Chatham. X. Y., has remitted. It Is reported. In aa agreement that none of the financier's railroad securities will be sod for five years. Flans were made. It la said, to create a holding trust for the railroad properties of the estate. TAFT MAKES CHANGES IN CIVIL SERVCE RULES WASHINGTON. Feb, Ml An amend ment of the cirll service rules re!atlxxg to removals which assures persons ta the government service that "no discrimina tion shall be exercised for political or religious reasons" and which makes other Important changes, waa pwnul- gated by President Taft today. FOLK DROPS OUT UrKAUtrUK I He NOMINATION Former Governor of Missouri Ad vises Hit Friends to Kally to Support of Clark. THIXXS HE CA5 LA5D FLUX He Says State Should Giro Him. Solid Delegation. SPEAKER HAS STRONG POSITIOH Record in Congress Makes Him Friends id Other States. FRUUTDS FREED FROM PROMISES Ambition Should Be Subordinated to Interest of Party. KB. CLARK MAZES A STATEMENT Withdrawal of Mr. Folk Cos aa Resell af Segotlatteaa fee Dlw ' alaa of Delegatlaa, ae Sag. gested r Bryaa, ST. LOUIS, Feb. lb-Former Governor' Joseph W. Folk retired from the race tor Indorsement In Missouri for tha dem ocratlo presidential nomination today ta agreeing to a proposal made by Speaker Champ Clark. 8peakar Clark wanted Mr, Folk to agree to a divided delegation. Mr. Folk did (hlay and at tha same time released all of hia frtenda from giving him their support. Mr. Folk authorised the following etste ment: "I have read Mr. Clark's statement with pleasure, and sincerely appreciate th spirit manifested therein. 1 heartily con cur In tho sentiments that ambition should be subordinated to th Interest ot our party m Missouri, and now that Mr. Clark haa expressed, a willingness to havo this delegation divided between him and myself, as suggested recently by Mr. Bryan, I shall now request my friend to make no further effort in my behalf. "I bc(leve, from reports received from ether Hat, that Mr. Clark, owing lo hia prominent position in Washington at thl time and his lone and honors his acre- lee Qiere, has nerbapg better chances tor the romfnatMy-4!ien any other Ml sour Ian, and I shall therefore release all claims I may have oa the delegation and request my friends to Join with ma la giving Mr. Clark Ihe united support ot Missouri In this contest' it lark' Ktalrsseat. Mr, Clark statement as received by Governor Folk follows: "Kspeclally dedroua of bringing Ihe de- moorary of Missouri together and to avoid as tar as possible any acrimony la the stale, 1 have, after consultation with numerous friends and on duo delibera tion, determined to agree to and accept the suggestion made by Mr. Bryan to dl- ' vide tha Missouri delegation to the na tional convention between Governor Folk and myself. Provided, always, ot course, that tha democrata ot this stste are la k no mean lur one ur iiiv uiuvr vi us. "I am especially anxious that there should be harmony and co-operation among the democrata or Missouri. Whether the Jnplln convention would be for me or Governor Folk la a question which it la unnecessary and which would be booties tor me to discuss now. It la sufficient to lay that In tho Interest of hearty harmony in this state I hare de termined to Bay that I am willing to ac cept the euggestlon mado for a dlvlalon of the state delegation, and I hope my friends throughout the atate will heartily agree to this suggestion and co-operate with me In carrying It out." First Proposed by Bryaa, The agreement reached today by Speaker Clark and former Governor Folk was first proposed by W. J. Bryan, while he was here recently. Mr. Folk waa willing to agree to a divided delegation at tha state convention, but Speaker Clark's local manager rrrweed Mr. Bry an's suggestion. The matter was recently Put up t Mr. Clark in Washington aad he telegraphed Mr. Folk today. A conversation, by tele phone shortly before noon between the two followed. Mr. Folk then made pub lie his announcement. ln Sanders, campaign manager for Mr. Folk, after the statements were given out said: This practically means Mr. Folk's withdrawal from tha presidential race." 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