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US IS 'BEGUN
J 't Forget to Remit" is Tenor of
Telegrams Sent to the
OLID AY, SPIRIT EXHAUSTED
ose Who Remain Settle Down to
. Dull Eoutine.
' ' . . . .
FRUGAL ALTERNATES STAYERS
Dairy Lunches Take Place of Fine
TAMMANY SHOUTERS GO HOME
Gentle Tooch Now In Evidence All
Alomar the Line end Heady Honey
la Husbanded with Mack -Care.
BALTIMORE, O., June S0.-Slx days of
convention has just about exhausted the
holiday spirit of the occasion and today
a . general exodua of visitors, rooters,
marching clubs and even delegates took
. The enthusiastic visitors who last Tues
day and Wednesday, were having a "per.
'fectly. . lovely" tf ne disbursing their
'spending money and talking politics set
tled down apathetically to the routine of
the deadlock or hurried homeward with
depleted purses. -Telegraph
offices were In great demand
"today and many of the messages were
: of the same general trend. They were
addressed to wives and mothers and
,, 'brothers and friends and each concluded,
"Don't forget to remit."
Most of the rooters and delegates had
come to Baltimore prepared financially
- for a stay that would end, at the latest,
Friday evening.. 'The ready money which
": went so freely on Tuesday and Wednes
day became a. very desirable considera
tion on Saturday and Sunday, and - th
Immaculate napery and shining silver of
the convention hotels at convention
prices were largely deserted for the hur.
rled service of the dairy lunch rooms.
The big crowd of Tammany shouters
that accompanied the New York delega
tion wore but last night and today had
taken its way back to Broadway. The
boosters around the various headquarters
The "gentle touch" was in evidence
all along the line, and many an alternate
who .has been- frugal' of his. resources
will move up into the delegates' section
tomorrow - to take the place' of a home
speeding principal. ' '. : " ""
Appeal to People
NEW YORK. June S0.-The first step
toward the organization in New York
. j states 6f the iiew party launched Jn ' Chi
cago by supporters of -Theodore Rooie
' velt was taken today by City Comptroller
William X. Prendergast. Mr. Prender-
gast was appointed to represent his state
' on the committee formed in Chicago to
organize the new party. He laid the
cause before the people today, in an ad
dress to voters. Provisional organiza
tion, he says, will be effected without
delay and permanent organization will
follow as quickly as possible. In his
statement Mr. Prendergast says in part:
"I submit this appeal to men ' of all
parties and men who have had no
previous political affiliations. In the
name of the already great number who
have expressed their approval of a new
political party, I ask republicans and
democrats to enroll themselves in defense
of honesty in political work and the
advocacy of genuine principles of poli
tical, social and industrial reform.
'This new party will not be the re
sult ot any sudden Judgment passed upon
the high handed acts of the republican
national committee and the discreditable
work ot the republican national conven-
The acts of that convention have rendered
it necessary that a new party shall be
formed, but the purpose the new roove-
. ment win serve is one towards which' the
hearts of millions of men have been di
rected in the last few years.
' "A new party is a necessity because
so many, have come to realize the hope
. lessness of truly efficient-and upright
government through the agency of either
of the old parties, unless they could be
effectually divorced from the sinister con
trol of those who believe that the power
- tc take' is a fitting rule of life."
DENISON, la., June 30.-(Spedal Tele
gram.) The Crawford county republican
convention today nominated the follow
ing candidates: Auditor, W. W. Cush
man; treasurer,- J. B. Giassburner; clerk,
C. P. Lorenzen: superintendent. RoJnh
Hannah: supervisors, Fred Lehmann and
Fred Gronau. - ' , .
The state delegation is uninstructed as
to supreme Judge, though a majority is
in favor of the re nomination of McClaln.
Resolutions endorsing Taft and Sherman
and the national platform were adopted
and the delegates were instructed to use
their votes if necessary in support of
Taft at the state convention.
Forecast for Monday:
FOR NEBRASKA Gradually falr;not
jncuh change in temperature.
FOR SOUTH DAKOTA Local thunder
showers: slightly lower temperature.
Temperature at Omaha Yesterday.
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BRYAN PUTS UP NEW HARK
Upsets the Wisest of Crafty Demo
crats by Latest Move.
NEW YORE CANNOT NAME MAN
Convention Set In Turmoil When the
Commoner Makes His Declaration
-Asainat "Tainted" Support
for Candidate. .
BY EDGAR C. SNYDER. ' -
BALTIMORE, " . Md., June 30.-(Speclal
Telegram.) William Jennings ; Bryan is
the most execrated and the most wor
shipped man in Baltimore tonight, for he
has beaten political experts of the oppo
sition to progressive policies and has set
for himself a new standard of political
acumen such as is rarely witnessed in a
combat of acceptedly great leaders.
Bryan forced a change In the monot
onous vote of' the Nebraska delegation;
"thirteen for Clark and three tor Har
mon," on the fourteenth ballot, when he
rose to explain the reason of his contem
plated change from the generally ac
cepted order ot things. .
Grasping the standard which .indicated
the location of the Nebraska delegation
and standing on his chair, Bryan com
manded the attention of the chair. ' A
poll of the delegation.-had been called
for and the vast audience was on edge
in' anticipation of something sensational
about to happen. -s'
.Bryan Smiles nt Tumult.
"Vote," "Vote," . came from several
points among the delegates' The gal
leries took up the cry, but the friends of
the Commoner got right back with cries
ot , "Bryan," "Bryan," and the cries for
the colonel seemed far to outnumber the
voices calling upon the Nebraskan to ex
press his preference if a change . was
Throughout the tumult Bryan stood im
passively, with a halt smile on his face,
looking over into the section of the con
vention hall occupied by the New York
delegation. As the shouting died away
Colonel Bryan demanded to be heard in
explanation of his vote.
Chairman James announced that nothing
was in order but the poll of the delega
tion, -and he directed the clerk to call
Bryan refused to respond to the roll
call without he was given permission to
make a statement as to his vote,' and he
started to make a speech that gave evi
dence of being another bomb shell in
the camp of the '"predatory interests,"
for Bryan dreams of these things at
night and he fights them by day.
Make Rule, for Bryan.
Chairman James ruled that Bryan could
not speak, but must answer to his nam
as the delegation was called. . And still he
stood there a lone figure in a mass ot
humanity all fighting to put their par
ticular partisan over the plate. Then
pandemonium' broke out and tor many
minutes it continued, until Chairman
James got frightened over the ominous
sounds of resentment and asked unani
mous consent of the convention that Mr.
Bryan be permitted to make the explana
tion, which he. was bent upon making.
There" jvere shouts of "objection," But -as
no delegate arose to make 'his protest
good the Nebraska delegate-at-large was
accorded unanimous consent to go before
the convention for a fourth time and ones
more show his power over the delegates.
' Makes Monition Clear.
The i colonel In a carefully prepared
statement told' the situation as it existed
in the .Nebraska delegation. That he and
some of hlsvfrlends could not vote for a
candidate whose nomination might be se
cured by the votes of New York and he
therefore had decided to change his vote,
not because he believed that the time to
change had been reached, but because a
number of the delegation had decided to
change whether he changed or not.
"I shall withhold my vote from Mr.
Clark as long- as New York's vote is
recorded for him," he declared.- "I will
not be a party to the nomination of any
man who will not be prepared when presi
dent to refuse to accept the nomination
of Moragn,. Ryan and Belmont and. who is
not prepared .to make this government of
the people, for the people and by the
This was his theme, this his mission to
the convention. Bryan wanted to -bring
about the nomination of a progressive,
and yet as long as New York voted for
Clark he was being put in the reactionary
category, according to the Commoner.
- Sweet Mnaic to Him.
There were groans, hisses, cat calls and
raucous shouts as Bryan read the care
fully prepared statement, but above all
and over all were the cheers and the ap
plause, sweet music to this master of
political manipulation, who cowed the on
position by his very boldness, ignoring
rules with easy nonchalance. Of course,
he won, for Bryan Is far and away the
most commanding figure in this history
making aggregation of distinguished dem
ocrats, the brilliancy and Intrepidity of
his attacks upon Wall street and the
money-changers suggesting Sheridan in
his cavalry charges. .
When Bryan, after an impassioned
speech, announced that he would vote
for Wilson the break from Ciark began
and Nebraska was polled, Hitchcock and
Loomls of the delegates-at-large, G. B.
Kelly, and George C. Gillan voting for
Clark, . the rest of the delegation voting
for Wilson, following Bryan's lead.
Break Not Well Timed.
But Bryan did not want to make the
break at the time it occurred. I have
this on the authority of Judge A. S.
Tlbbetts that there were a number of
the delegation insisting upon voting for
Wilson, notwithstanding the colonel's in
structions that they should postpone th
change until later. .
The fact Is that a majority of the del
gatlon had determined to make the
break, even if Bryan refused to Join
them, tor at heart they were Wilson
men, although pledged to the speaker
of the house of representatives.
"I regard as unfortunate that Clark is
Involved in the situation. I do not be
lieve the speaker is guilty of lining up
with the Ryans and the Belmonts, but
In view of all the circumstance and New
York's vote, I am inclined to believe
that where there is. smoke there must
be fire," said Judge Tlbbetts.
Senator Hitchcock, who has been found
voting for Harmon and Clark, Is naturally
resentful over Bryan's assumption of com
plete dominion over the members ot the
delegation, and he did not hesitate to talk
out in meeting after the poll had been
(Continued on Second Page.)
NO CHANCE SEEN.
Hope of Nomination at Baltimore on
the First Ballot Today is :
MUCH FEELING AGAINST WILSON
Action - of Bryan : Rouses Intense
MAY BE DARE HORSE IN END
Gennlne Attempt to Compromise Is
Likely to Bo Made It Underwood
and Wilson Should Be Thrown .
BALTIMORE, June 30. Hope of nom
ination on the twenty-seventh ballot for
president was practically abandoned by
democratic leaders tonight. ; '
When the national convention adjourned
for Sunday it was believed that some
solution of the long deadlock would result
from conferences between the champions
of the three leading candidates, but it
developed that the time had not arrived
for the withdrawal of either Speaker
Clark, Governor Wilson or Representative
Underwood. It was not expected that the
first ballot tomorrow would materially
differ from the twenty-sixth.
Campaign managers possibly might
have reached some agreement if Interest
in the deadlock had not dwarfed by the
personal controversy developed between
William J. Bryan and Speaker Clark. The
visit of Mr. Clark to Baltimore and bis
arrival too late to attempt vindication ot
himself . before the convention over
shadowed everything else as a subject ot
Party leaders generally took the posi
tion notwithstanding the Missourlan's im
passioned .denial of Mr. Bryan's imputa
tion that he was beholden to Morgan
Belmont and Ryan that he would be
unable to regain the votes he had loit
At the same time many of them thought
that sympathy for Mr. Clark and the
Inevitable linking of Bryan and Wilson in
the minds of delegates, by reason of the
New Jersey candidate having ben the
beneficiary of the votes turned away
from Mr. Clark by the Nebraskan'S
philippic had injured the chance of Wil
Summary of Situation. . j
The situation as seen by leaders not
associated intimately In the management
of any of the campaigns seemed tonight
to be about as follows:
Clark, having failed of nomination, for
seventeen ballots after receiving a ma
jority vote probably had reached the
crest of his strength. Wilson, although
climbing steadily, apparently; was bit-
terl . opposed by delegates who resented
the general impression that Colonel
Bryan had the vote power, although he
lacked the votes necessary to control the
nomination. . - , :
These delegates believed that .the New
Jersey governor would, continue to gain
even to the point where he had a ma
jority, but that he could not break down
the Clai'k strength; which was said to be
determined that Bryan should not win
through a combination ot any kind. -
Should Clark and Wilson fall on the
next two or three ballots it was predicted
that there would be a turn to Repre
sentative Underwood, who had held his
normal vote from first- to last. Under
wood forces were watching for just such
a contingency and claimed to be prepared
to take full advantage of it. Whether
the Alabama candidate could win or not
was the subject of much speculation, but
outside of the delegates who hadrvotod
for hlra on twenty-six ballots there did
not appear to be much enthusiasm.
Genuine attempts at compromise are
likely to be made, if Wilson and, Under
wood should follow Clark upon a high
wave of votes and still fail to get the
necessary two-thirds, but it was not ex
pected tonight that any of the "dark
horse" candidates will stand much show
until the three leaders in turn have tried
Two Hundred Turks '
Killed in Battle
ROME, June 30. Another severe battle
at Tripoli on June 28 is described in an
official dispatch received here tonight.
According to the message a whole divis
ion attacked the heights of Sidi Said
and neighboring positions where masses
or Arabs and Turks who had escaped
defeat the previous day were lying in
deep intrenchments reinforced by a
AH the Italian guns aided the attack
ing party from shore and three warshln
bombarded the positions. Then two col
umns advanced for the assault routing
the enemy with repeated bayonet charges.
They occupied the heights upon which
Italian guns were mounted.
The Turks left 200 dead and a laree
number of wounded on the field. The
Italian forces captured great quantities
of arms, ammunition and - cattle. The
Italian losses totaled ten dead and seventy-eight
wounded. In the previous engage
ment the Italians lost twenty-nine killed.
FARMERS PROTEST AGAINST
- RAISE IN TELEPHONE RATES
LINCOLN, Neb., June JO. (Special.)
The Northeast Lancaster County Farm
ers' club held its monthly meeting at E.
Samuelson's place last Thursday and a
very interesting program was rendered.
Among the various subjects discussed
was that of the present telephone ques
tion as to the raise In rates. The dis
cussion was very spirited and an organ
ization was started and money raised
for the purpose of remonstrating against
any raise in rates. W. B. Cook ot
Waverly was elected president; ' M. M.
Malone of Havelock, treasurer, and H. C
Luckey. of University Place, secretary
and acting attorney for the organization
It; is probable that a mass meeting will
be called In the near future to meet at
Havelock or some other convenient place
to get all telephone patrons In Lancaster
county, both from the country and the
villages, Interested In the movement and
to take a united stand in the matter.
From the St. Paul Dispatch,
SPEAKER1 DEMANDS PROOF
Throws Down Gage of Battle to
Bryan in Statement.
HURRIED TRIP TO BALTIMORE
Attempt to Make Grandstand Play
In Convention Thwarted by Some
of'.Hia Own Lenders ' by
Q nick Adjournment.
BALTIMORE, June JO. Spaker Xlark
came to Baltimore last night in response
to ths urgent request Of former Senator
Fred J. Pubols, his campaign manager,
and George Fred. Williams of Massa
chusetts who represented that the Mis
sourlan's candidacy had suffered by rea
son of an "attack on his norior" by .Wil
liam Jennings ' Bryan. The convention,
apparently hoplessly deadlocked, had ad
journed until Monday before the speaker's
arrival.' ' ' ' '' ' ', ! "
Back of Mr. Clark's coming ' was a
rumor of disruption in his political camp.
Senator Stone, former Governor Francis
and the main body of the Missouri dele
gation were , said to be strenuously op
posed to the speaker making any appeal
to the convention In his own behalf.
They objected to the activity of Messrs.
Dubois and Williams.
It was no surprise therefore when Gov
ernor Francis seconded the motion from
the Wilson camp that an adjournment
over Sunday should be taken. Mr.
Clark's train left Washington at 10:45
o'clock and the adjournment was taken
within fifteen minutes of the time the
news reached the convention floor.
There is a great deal of bitterness
8 gainst Mr. Bryan among the Clark ad
herents. They feel that the Nebraskan
had . no right to attempt to place a
Morgan-Belmont-Ryan brand on the
speaker just because the New York dele
gation gave its support to him. They
have attempted to offset the action of
the progressives ' by Mr. Bryan's state
ment that he would withhold his vote
from the Mlssourlan So long as New
York's vote went to him.
Statement About Bryan.
After a conference with Mr. Hearst,
Senator Stone,. David R.Francis and oth
ers, Speaker Clark issued the following
'Today in the national convention an
outrageous aspersion was cast upon me
and through me upon the democratic
tarty by one who of all men ought to
be the last to besmudge or betray his
friends or his party. . So far as I am
personally concerned it Is enough to say
that the charge which reflects upon my
personal or party Integrity is utterly and
absolutely false. I might afford to
forget myself, but I am by the choice
of the democratic majority of the house
of representatives, the ranking official
democrat in national public life. I can
not be false or corrupt without reflect
ing upon my party in the most serious
way. - "v ". ;' : '
"Any man who would; enter-into an
alliance with any selfish interest or
privileged class of this country to gain
the nomination for the presidency is un
worthy of the presidency and of the
speakership of the house. If I have not
entered into such an alliance then the
democrat, however distinguished, who
wantonly charges me with this act is s
traitor to the democratic party and to
his professed friendship for me.
Asks Proof or Retraction.
"I am not here to plead for a nomina
tion or to attempt to Influence any man's
political action. Let every man proceed
In this convention "according to his con
victions and the expressed will of his
constituents. I ask no undue considera
tion from any man, be he friend or foe.
but I demand exact justice from every
democrat either in this , convention or
throughout the nation. With William J.
Bryan and his charge made In the con
vention today the issue is proof or re
traction. I shall expect him to meet
Trying to F ind Himself
Eight Thousand Out
in the Strike Called
by Seamen's Union
NEW YORK, June SO.-Leaders tonight
estimated that 2,000 sailors and 2,000 fire
men were on strike in this port and that
4,000 men were out at Boston, Philadel
phia, Galveston and Norfolk.
An officer ot the Marine Firemen's
union said a number ot the steamship
companies had signed an agreement to In
crease-wages and -recognise-' the
The brunt ot the strike, however,, is still
directed against big coastwise lines whose
officials have refused to grant the de
mands. NEW ORLEANS, June 30.-The steam
ship Antilles of , the Southern Pacific
Steamship company, bound for New York
with between 150 and 175 -passengers
aboard, "was held up tius afternoon in the
Mississippi river Just, off Jackson bar
racks by the strike of firemen, coal pass
ers, tenders and oilers. '
The parlsmlna of the United Fruit com
pany was also held up in the river by a
strike movement. k
A settlement was reached tonight be
tween the United Fruit company and the
strikers among the crew of the steamer
Parlsmlna and the ship sailed for Colon
at 10 o'clock., The strikers were given an
Increase of $5 a month in wages and
granted other concessions. 1
Hackett and Hall
. Clay Court Champs
PITTSBURGH, June 30. The owner
ship of the clay court tennis ' title In
men's doubles changed hands here today
when H. H. Hackett and W. M. Hall,
both of New York, defeated J. H. Wins
ton of Chicago and H. G. Whitehead of
Norfolk, Va, the former holders. The
score: 4-. 6-1, 6-6; 6-1.
Earlier In the day Hackett and Hall
had beaten Q. F. Touchard and R. D.
Little in straight sets, 6-3, 6-4, 6-1.
In the semi-final match of the mixed
doubles, R. ' N. Williams, jr., and Miss
Mary Browne of Philadelphia defeated
Miss Lots Moyes of Toronto and Win
Mace of Los Angeles, 6-2, 6-4. '
On Monday they will play: Miss May
Sutton and F. H. Marrls.
The men's singles match between R.
N Williams, Jr. and G. F. Touchard will
be played Monday morning. The chal
lenge match between the above named
singles players and Walter F. Hayes of
Chicago will follow In the afternoon.. 1
ARSENIC FOUND IN BODY
OF LATE JULIUS GRAUNKE
MILWAUKEE, June SO.-Following a
chemical test of the organs of Julius
Graunke, who died on August 12, 1605,
and whose body was exhumed at the in
stance of District Attorney Zeabel, Dean
Richard E. W. Summer of the Medical
School of Marquette university, an
nounced today that large quantities of
arsenic were found In the liver and kid
When informed of this fact. District
Attorney Zeabel decided that an Inquest
will be held as soon as technical tests can
be completed and thst a warrant be Is
sued charging Mrs. Louise Lindhoff . of
murder. Graunke was the first hus
band of Mrs. Lindhoff, who is held In
Chicago for murder.
Glide Into Des Moines
DES MOINES, la.. June 30. John and
Telegram.) A large party of automo
biles from Denver arrived in the cltv
late this afternoon, and were . accom
panied to Colfax by a delegation from
the Greater Des Moines committee, where
they were given dinner. The trip from
Omaha was made, without incident and
roads were reported excellent all , the
way. - ,. -
ROOSEVELT IS JDST WAITING
Plans for New Party Held Up by
. , Democrats' Delay, .
ORGANIZE;, IN MASSACHUSETTS
Two Hundred Bernbtirans Endorse
Colonel as PrestAtisiial Candidate
' and Ohanfe Title . Progre '
' alve' Combination.
jubi a game or puss in the corner," san
Colonel Roosevelt las n!ght when he heard
of the day's happenings In Baltimore.
The colonel had been plcknlcking all day
and did not know what had been going
on until he returned.
When he was told that William ' J.
Bryan had' declared he would not be a
party to the nomination of a candidate
supported by Charles F. Murphy, ho
laughed, hpartlly. .' . ",
"It Is very funny,: he" said.' "But ' ot
course," he continued, "It Is preposterous
to think of' a convention in which Bryan
and , Ryan ; are In good standing. Has
anybody got any idea what .that con
vention Is going to do?"
Plans for the formation of the new
party are still being held to await de
velopments at Baltimore. '
"I eKpocted to say something definite
a day or two ago," said the colonel, "but
the Baltimore convention is hanging on
so that we have been delayed.".
A report that Ormsby McHarg, who
managed Colonel Roosevelt's recent cam
paign in some of the southern states,
had declined to Join the new party was
neither affirmed or denied, Colonel
Roosevelt saying he had heard .nothing
of It. William L. Ward of West Chester,
he said, had written him a "nice letter"
explaining why 'he did not wish to leave
the republican party.
"There are a good many men who
will take the same view," he said, "but
for every man who leaves us we will
get ten others who were not with us
, New Party In Massachusetts.
BOSTON, June 80.-Two hundred r.
publicans who , were active for Roose
velt in the recent campaign, bolted the
republican party at a meeting in VnrA
hall tonight and formed "The Progres
sive Party of Massachusetts."
The new party takes over the organiza
tion of the progressive republicans of
which Matthew Hale was chairman.
Colonel Roosevelt was endorsed nrt
candidate for president and a telegram
was sent informing him of the action
Charles S. Baxter, chairman of th
Roosevelt delegates-at-large to the re
publican national convention, headed a
faction which objected to the formation
of the new party, but was overruled.
Mr. Baxter expressed himself in favor
of organizing, a reform movement within
the republican party and later Jnauerl
public statement embodying his views. .
Sandera Denies Story.
CHATTANOOGA, June 30. -United
States Senator Newell Sanders, one of the
Taft leaders In the pre-convention cam
paign, gave out a statement tonight In
which he denounced as untrue the story
that a compromise proposition had been
laid before, the Roosevelt people by the
Taft leaders at Chicago. - Mr. Sanders
says he was In every conference of the
Taft men and is emphatic In his state
ment that no compromise proposition was
discussed. He says he believes Gov
ernor Hadley was misquoted by the news
papers and that he does not believe the
governor would have made such a state
ment, "when he might have known It
was purely a fabrication."
Hoy Haa Foot Crnehed.
TECUMSEH, Neb., June .-(Speclal.)
Linn, the 11-year-old son of R. A.
Marshall, living six miles southeast of
the city, had his foot badly crushed by
getting it caught In a hay rake yester
day. ' Dr. C. H. Da vies dressed the in
Jury and the boy is getting along as
well a.s could be expected.
Clark Steadily Loses Ground in
Repeated Votes in Heated
IMPORTANT GAINS FOR WILSON
Governor's Total Raised to Four
Hundred and Seven.'
TWENTY-SIXTH ROLL CALL HAD
Speaker in Washington to Try to
LOSSES BALANCE MURPHY VOTE
Harmon Delegates from Ohio Throw
Their Strength to Clark tor
. Time, but Find Their Help
. Does No Good.
BALTIMORE, June 30. -With Governor
Woodrow Wilson gaining on each ballot
and Speaker Clark losing votes for. the
presidential nomination, the democratic
national . convention at 1105 o'clock last
night adjourned until Monday morning at '
Twenty-six ballots had been taken
since the first call of the states and
there was no hope of a nomination to
night. It Is against all political prece
dent for a national Convention to sit on
Sunday, but today was a day of
important conferences among the party
leaders and a day' ot hard work for the
When convention adjourned last night
Speaker Clark was hurrying to Baltimore
from Washington in response to an
urgent call from his campaign director.
William Jennings Bryan at the afternoon
session had attacked Clark and had said
he would vote for no man willing to ac
cept nomination at the hands ot "Mur
phy ot Tammany hall." -.
It was the plan of Mr. Clark to appear
before the convention and make answer.
In this way his managers hoped to bol
ster the falling vote.
The ballots today ran from the thir
teenth to the twenty-sixth. Wilson began
at 366 and ended at 407, a net gain during
the day of fifty-one votes. Speaker
Clark began at 554H and tell to 463H. a
loss of ninety-one votes.
Breaks Favor Wilson.
The anti-Clark leaders In the conven
tion called attention to the fact that
this almost exactly offset the ninety
votes given Clark by the New York dele
gation. Breaks to Governor Wilson were
coming from many different delegations
as the balloting closed. His managers
believed that once " he had overtaken
Speaker Clark the switching would be
come general. , ; '' ,; , v, .
.The Clark forces plan to make a desper
ate effort to win back some ot the dele
gates lost today and Irv thlB work they
probably will have the personal direction
jfef-the-seeaker himself., TAflJKUwa. forces
meantime expeoi to ngnt, not oniy to hold
their gains ot today, hut to Indues more
to desert ths other candidates.
Senator Stone of Missouri tonight made
a motion to eliminate the candidate re
ceiving the lowest number of vdtes on
each succeeding ballot after the twenty
seventh until only one the winner was
left In' the race. There was a storm ot
objection and the subject was pressed no
further. " .' 'v .' ' ' -
Harmon . Tries to Aid Clark.
The Harmon delegates from Ohio threw
their support to Speaker Clark on several
ballots, but aid not matonally help him.
toward the necessary two-thirds vote be
cause of the gradual inroads made by
Wilson. They then changed back to Har
mon and remained there until the last
ballot of the evening.
The great bulk of the Massachusetts
delegation deserted Clark last night and,.
started a Foss boom. It created little
The deadlock confronting the democratlv
convention Is the most remarkable itnee '
1S80, when the republican . convention
nominated Garfield on the thirty-fourth'
Having failed to nominate . with the
week-end it is not expected the delegates
will hurry to a decision on Monday and
the fight may be prolonged for several
days. The Clark people are still confident
that enough of their delegates will remain
steadfast to hold the necessary one-third
to prevent a nomination. . Many of the
delegates were hopeful that an early deci
sion might be reached, but the two lead
ing candidates were tonight so far short
of the votes necessary to nominate, that
the problem ahead seemed a most difficult
one. .; . ' r'W;.-;
. . i Great Disorder in Hall. ' -Th
sixteenth ballot was begun with
the hall In disorder. , Idaho caused trou
ble again and was passed and at the end
of the call demanded a poll ot the dele
gation. Five delegates voted for Kern,
four for Clark and seven were absent.
Each delegate had half a vote.. This
made four and one-half votes present
and a majority was for Kern. Chairman.
James ruled that the '- delegation was
controlled by the votes of the delegates
present 'and directed that the eight votes
be cast two for Clark, three for Kern
and two and one-half not voting. -
Trouble on the seventeenth ballot was
almost Identical with that on the' six-
The result was. Clark, 645; Wilson.
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