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VOL. XIII NO. 32.
OMAHA, THURSDAY MORNING, JULY 25, 1913 TEN PAGES.
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CONTESTS FILED BY
BLUFFS BY MOHDELL
Wyoming Han, Woo Served on Com
mittee on Credentials, Analyses
Work of Convention.
CRY OF FRAUD WITHOUT BASIS
No Delegate Improperly Deprived of
CONTESTS ARE , ' PURE FICTION
' Started with Intention of Famishing
Excuse for Steal.
PURE PIRACY- NOW- PROPOSED
Attempt Being Made to Capture
State - Republican. Organisation
ana at Same Time Repudiate
Party aad Candidate.
WASHINGTON, "July " 24. Specif lo de
nial of the claims of the Roosevelt man
agers that their candidate had bean im
properly deprived. Qf. delegate, in jtb Chi'
cago convention in the contested cases,
brought either before the national or
credentials committee, was made in a
speech delivered -in -the- noose today by
Representative Monde 11 of Wyoming, who
was a member of the credentials com
mittee. He characterised the contests aa
"mere bluffs," without' shadow 'of sub
stantiation. , - ;
"The claim that Colonel Roosevelt wal
denied the nomination, at Chicago .through
the larceny ot delegates," Mr. Mondeli
eald, "waa not only expected to con
tribute directly to the third party move
ment, but was expected to contribute even
more potently by furnishing Indirectly the
excuse for the most impudent and revo
lutionary plan of political larceny ever
conceived. - It is proposed to steal the
livery and secure the benefits of repub
lican state organizations, while at the
same time repudiating the party and can
didates.' It is difficult to conceive a mora
shameless proposal of pure piracy than
Contests Pare Fiction.
"As admitted by the Roosevelt man
agers themselves, they started out delib
erately at the beginning of the pre-con
ventlon campaign to create contests," said
Mr. MondelL , "A. large number ot these
contests were pure fiction, the contesting
delegations claiming to be elected at con
ventkms, which, if held at all, were held
a month or two after the regular conven
tions. Many of the contests which arose
at the time conventions were held were
k the result of prearranged bolts based 00
the flimsiest pretexts.
"The proposition that electors on the
republican ticket Shalt Cast their vote for
alleged e&ctue in downright and persistent
prevarication on which rotten foundation
it lays it proposal of treasonable lar
Roosevelt Will Sound Keynote.
CHICAGO, July 24. One part of the
program for the national progressive
party convention was settled today with
the announcement that Colonel Theodore
- Roosevelt would address the delegates in
a keynote speech at the Coliseum the
evening of the first day's session, August
6. It waa pointed out that the speech
would follow ' the address of ' President
Taft accepting the republican nomination
August '1 and would precede Governor
Wilson's .acceptance speech August 7.,
V The colonel's friends sav he will have.
therefore, an excellent opportunity to con
bast hls'posltion and principles with the
Views of both old party nominees.
Chauncey Dewey was selected today by
the advisory committee . as sergeant-at-arms
of tfie national convention. .. . .
Oklahoma Progressive Organise.
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okl., July Sa-Th
progressiva party of. Oklahoma waa
launched at a state convention here tot
flav. , All th nnllo.ica fa vnrH hv fnlnnsl
Roosevelt were endorsed and delegates
instructed to vote for him for the presi
dential nominee were elected. .
Captain- Frank Frantx of Bartlesvllle
called the convention to order and A. A.
Davidson of Muskogee was made chair
man. .. 1 .'. . -The
convention waa composed exclu
1 fcively of whit delegates..
MUTE CONVICT PUZZLES
SACRAMENTO, CaL, July 24.-Even the
ether test left-alienists absolutely unde
tlded today whether Charles Carson, a
convict in Folsom penitentiary, had been
stricken dumb, or Is shamming. He has
hot spoken a word for two years and ten
The common effect of ether ia to loosen
the tongue while the subject ia coming
Under or out of its effects.
It was expected that Carson would lose
fcoluntary control of his vocal organs and
reply to questions put to him by the
tihysicians, but no sound escaped his lip.
Carson was sentenced, to life Imprison
ment in 1904 for assault and robbery. Two
years later be was given death sentence
for his share in a .murderous Jail break.
He is a South Carolinian. .
Omaha Man to Marry.
CHICAGO, July 24.-Special Telegram.)
-James A- Williams of Omaha, waa li
censed her today to marry Mrs. MaH
Bradley of Chicago. -
For Nebraska Fair; - cooler east por
tion, warmer west portion.
For Iowa Fair; cooler east portion.
Temperature at Omaha Yesterday.
, Hour.: Degree.
S a. m............. 77
O 7 r 7?
8 a. m 79
9 a. rn. 80
1 XT U a. m. 84
il 12 m 81
A lP-m 82
J& lp.m 82
cpa . S p. m. 84
7 pi m 'ZY 87
""' 8 p. m....." 86
FIGHT AT BULLM00SE MEET
Strenuous Proceedings at Yeiser's
DELEGATES NAMES ARE READ
Dr. Henry Operates Steam Roller
Repablleaoa Later Name Sam
Deleajfctoa aa Were Chosen .
John O. reiser's bull moose gathering
at Washington hall Tuusday night will go
down In history as on of the most re
markable assemblages ever set before the
public Mr. Yelser denominated the gath
ering a "mass convention of republicans,"
called for the specific purpose of nam
ing a delegation to the state convention
at Lincoln that should not be tainted
with "bossism.' and which should con
tain no man who Is even suspected of
favoring the re-election of President Taft
It went through as per Mr, Yeiser's care
fully laid plans, but the program wss ex
tended somewhat and included, among
other things, a free-for-all fight
' -proceed with Proa-ram. '
The Yelser program started aa soon as
a handful of the trusted buU moosers had
entered the halL By actual count, ninety
seven were present when Dr. W. O. Henry
was chosen chairman of the meeting and
proceeded with the reading of a short
typewritten speech on the great achieve
ments of he republican party. Dr. Henry
proved himself an excellent steam roller
engineer by refusing to call for the nega
tive vote on any question. The Yelser
program called for a committee of three
on order of business, a committee of five
on selection of names of delegates and a
committee of seven to name a new county
committee. In less than fifteen minutes
these committees were appointed, retired
and. returned, with their reports, and the
reports were declared adopted. The com
mittee on delegates showed" the greatest
oelerity in action of any, It requiring but
three minutes to select the ninety-four
names of the delegates and to honor eight
others by naming them as alternate."
' By th time the committee on delegates
had returned with its list of names,
neatly typewritten, the attendance at the
mass meeting had swollen to about
300 and ' evidence of interruption
was In sight Dr. Henry had al
ready neglected to call for the negative
vote on two questions, and the clamor
from the floor was becoming insistent
Dave Shanahan was endeavoring to se
cure recognition, but the chair could not
see him. And here is where the fight
started : ' -: '' ' -
Young; Goes After saaaahan.
Dr. George Young, former city veteri
narian, undertook to squelch Shanahan,
and in a minute a dozen fights were go
ing on in ' different parts of the hall.
The committee started to read its list of
delegates, but Yelser stopped this by tell
ing the chairman to declare the report
adopted without reading. This was done,
arid Henry declared the - meeting . Ad
journed and left th stag while Yelser
was calling fpthe delegates present to
assemble in a room below. Mr.' Yelser
doesn't say how th delegates came to
know they were selected, as the report
Had not been read, but he called them
to meet,' and says they did meet, al
though' the meeting ! could not be dis
After the Y else rites had left the hall
order was quickly restored and the meet
ing was organized by th election of
David Shanahan as chairman and M. J.
Greevey as secretary. Then the dele
gates, selected at the regular republican
convention last Saturday were formally
approved, as 'well as the resolutions
adopted at that convention.
: Henry Reads a Speech.
Dr. W. O. Henry was appointed chair
man and Henry Genau was named secre.
tary. Dr. Henry then read a speech from
manuscript, recalling the history of the
republican party sine its inception in
1854, its fundamental principles and the
record of the party for the last several
years, which record he said had upheld
the - high ' principles of Lincoln and the
party of Lincoln's time.
There was a lull In the meeting at this
point and two collectors were appointed
to raise $25 to pay for the rent ot the
Chairman- Henry then appointed, upon
motion of C. D. Hutchison, a committee
ot three, consisting of J. L. Kaley, G.
L. C. Klingbell and L. J. Healey, to
recommend an order of business. A com-
(Continued on Second Page.)
End of Race in Naval
.Construction Far Off
PARIS, July 21.-That the world is not
yet on the eve of the cessation of th
struggle between Great Britain and Ger
many for naval supremacy is the preva
lent opinion in France after careful study
of the recent speech by Winston Spencer
Churchill In the House of Commons. ,
The continuation of the rivalry between
those two countries causes a note ot re
gret here, but there is an Inclination to
believe that If It must go on France
should learn a lesson from England's pro'
cedure and increase Its navy. "
The Matin, commenting on the subject,
says it is in a position to declare that
Italy and Austria at the Instigation of
Germany are about to build additional
uperdreadnaughts, in regard , to which
nothing has been permitted to transpire.
Italy is to. construct six of these vessels,
each of 20,000 tons displacement and cap
able of steaming at a speed of twenty-five
knots, while Austria is to, build three.
each of them displacing 28,000 tons. The
newspaper continues: ,
tThe fulfillment of this program will
destroy th present naval equilibrium in
th Mediterranean and give a big ad
vantage to tlx triple a!Uance."v
Oil Dock and
Ship Are Burned
PHILADELPHIA. July 24.-Flre this
morning destroyed the freight wharf of
theUnion Petroleum Oil company at
Marcus Hook. Pa. The flames communi
cated to the British, steamer Trlnidadian,
which docked at the wharf. The fire .al
most completelp wrecked th Trinadadlan.
The loss aside from that sustained by
the steamer is estimated at $200,000.
TREATY IS VOIDABLE
Writer on International Law Says
Hay-Paunoefote Pact N
AFFECTS C0NTRO- CANAL
United States Sovereign in Zone
Under Nations' Law.
REFERS TO WARALLEL INSTANCE
Russia Repudiated Portions of the
Treaty of Paris.
BASIC CONDITIONS ARE CHANGED
Agreement Can Bo Declared Void Be,
cause Situation It Waa Intended
to Cover No Longer
WASHINGTON, July 24-Hannis Tay
lor, former minister to Spain and a writer
on international law, published an open
letter here ' today, contending that the
Hay-Pauncefote treaty is voidable be
cause of the situation arising out cf
Panama's ceding the Canal on to the
"There it no room for halr-spl'itlng on
that point" writes Mr. Taylor. "Within
the canal zone the United States is sov
ereign for all the purposes of interna
tional law. Under that law It Is we'l set
tled that a treaty becomes voluabe, not
void, whenever a change has taken place
In the fundamental conditions existing at
the time it was made."
The writer quotes. Hall,, th Snsllsh
authority on International law, in support
of that contention. '
: Parallel Case Cited.
vMr.- Taylor refers to Russia's repudia
tion In 1870 of certain portions of th
treaty of Paris, relating to th Black
Sea, and contends It set a precedent upon
which the United States may act
In conclusion the writer contends in
part: . ;
"We must take th firm stand onder
th well-dsflned principle of International
law as punctuated by th Russian pre
cedent of 1870, that after there has been
an essential change In th conditions ex
isting at the tlm th treaty was made, it
becomes voidable. In that way we can
Justly lift the question out ot tha domain
of international arbitration where we
could never obtain a fair hearing, into
the domain of diplomatic negotiation
with. Great Britain where we will b
sure to reoeiv fair and friendly con
Reparation Case is
Still Being Heard
Evidence; befofifc IhV examiner; fbr the
Interstate Commerce commission Is still
being taken to decide whether the lumber
mill owners of the South or the lumber
buyers of this state are entitled to the
reparation for the excessive freight rtes
the railroads charged oh.' southern pine
from 1908 to 1910. Dozens of , represen
tatlves of the southern mills have been
heard and the testimony of Nebraska
lunfber dealers Is now being taken.
E. H. Howland, representing the Boyer
Van Kuran Lumber company of Omaha
has been on .the witness stand. ' He ex
hiblted the bills of lading for -the lumber
the company received from the southern
mills during those years and duplicate
copies of the expense bills. He testified
that the freight had been paid by the
lumber dealers here and had been taken
out of the Invoice In remitting to the mill
operators of the south. This Is In effect
the testimony of all who have taken the
stand, but the question still hinges largely
on whether or not the mill men raised
their Invoices sufficiently on the lumber
to cover the extra ltt cents the railroads
were charging for freight during th two
years in which the. commission has said
the freight rate was too high. ,
Lawyer and Clerk
AreShot by Client
NEW YORK, July IWoseph Fettretch,
a lawyer, and his clerk, Norman Bergh,
were shot by a man named Conway, a
former client of Fettretch In the lawyer's
office In Park Row today. The shooting
followed a dispute over a law case n
which Fettretch acted as Conway's
counsel. Conway was arrested. Conway,
It is said entered the law office, and
without a word of warning, pulled a re
volver and started firing. The first shot
-struck Fettretch in the abdomen' and he
fell unconscious to th floor. Th second
shot struck Bergh In the hip. Th third
shot went wild. Fettretch and Bergh
were taken to a hospital where it was
said Fettretch will die. '
Fettretch died at the hospital. After
Conway was arrested. It was 'discovered
that he also was wounded and tha pollc
believe that his wound was self-inflicted.
Darrow Case is "
LOS ANGELES. July . 24.-A further
continuance was taken In the bribery
trial of Clarence S. Darrow today be
cause of the Illness of Juror Leavltt The'
defense has abandoned all hope of clos
ing Its case ' this week. .
Judge Hutton indicated today that he
was In favor of waiting for the recovery
of the JJuror several days If necessary.
although he announced from th bench
that Leavitt's physicians promised to
have th Juror in court tomorrow..
' A' mistrial under sensational circum
stances is said to bo imminent in th case
of Clarence S. Darrow for alleged Jury
bribing. Attorneys for the defense are
said to have charged In -a conference with
Judge Hutton today that the illness of
Juror L. A. Leavltt .was ; feigned and
asked tor an Immediate Investigation by
the court. , ' ,
Belgium to Have Bl Strike, '
BRUSSELS, Belgium, July 24. A .gen
eral strike in favor of electoral reform
has been fixed for the spring. ' It' is cal
culated that the men will be able to hold
out for six weeks.
From the Indianapolis Newa
IOWA PROGRESSIVES MEET
Adopt Platform and Form Full State
RANDALL SOUNDS THE KEYNOTE
Committees Name . Delegates aad
Alternate to th Chicago Coh- ,
. yentloa and' Bleetor . "- )'
(From a Staff Correspondent) .
DES MOINES. . la., July H4.-(8peclaJ
Telegram.) Tha progressive state con
ventlon closed at i o'clock, having for
mally launched a hew' party for "this
state, pledged to devote itself to na
tional Issues and the support of Roose
velt for president and not to interfere
In local political aftaira
There was a good attendance, much
speech making, som enthusiasm and a
complete organisation formed tor work.
A telegram from Roosevelt, extending
congratulations and declaring for entire
new party, aroused much applause.
. The resolutions adopted denounce the
Chicago convention,, also the Baltimore
convention, and declare for the primary
system and other reforms. A strong
woman suffrage plank was inserted, but
the convention refused to adopt the sug
gestion as to the recall. A plank de
clartng for the direct election of, post
masters by their - constituencies, was
adopted with . three affirmative . cheers.
There was no negative vote.
The convention chose a full set , of
delegates to the national convention at
Chicago, headed by Judge John L.
Stevens ot Boone, organized a working
state central committee and provided for
congressional, district and county or
ganization. . . ..
A. D. Pugh, a Des Moines socialist
created considerable excitement by ap
pearing before the convention on a proxy
of one of the regular delegates and de
manding that the platform declare for
the recall. The proposition was quickly
referred to a committee, upon the motion
of Judge Stevens.'-
Telra-ram from T. R.
The first Roosevelt enthusiasm brol:
loose a few minutes after the convention
opened with a telegram from Colonel
Roosevelt congratulating Iowa progres
sives was read. The colonel refrred to the
Chicago convention, which he condmned
In emphatic term and pointed out the
necessity for a new party.
Dr. Charles Talmag of Boston, led th
delegate into another burst of enthusi
asm for Roosevelt when h criticised
Governor B. F. Carroll for the latter'
recent defense of the Chicago convention.
This ls'a warm convention," . declared
Dr. Talmage. "It is going to b a warm
(Continued on Seconi Page.
The National Capital
Wednesday, July 24, 1012. r
Convened at 11 a. m.
Resumed consideration of th surdry
civil appropriation bill.
Senator Cummins presented a substitute
for th democratic wool tariff rcvUdon
MIL V ,
Passed sundry civil appropriation 'bill.
carrying approximately iiU.000.000.
Passed Joint resolution directing Secre
tary of War to investigate claims of
Americans growing out of Mexican revo
Passed military academy appropriation
- nuautamn 1 '
The House. .
Convened at noon.
Considered legislation on th unanimous
Interstate Commerce Commissioner
Clement rave interstate commdrce
commute his views of proposed legisla
tion affecting commission.
Agriculture committee recommended
K.oco appropriation' to fight army worm
', i .....
Substitute Wool Bill
WASHINGTON, July 24.-A substitute
for th democratic wool tariff bill was
presented to the senate today by Mr.
Cummins of Iowa, It would generally
reduce the rates of the present law,' but
not so' far as the house bill, c A vote on
the democratic bill will be taken In th
senate befor adjournment tomorrow.
Senator Cummins" declared h bad "ho
assurances of support either from th
regular' republicans or the democrats.
"I do not even look for the support of
gll the progressives," he said.
HEAVY DAMAGE BY FLOOD
Two Dams in. Wisconsin River Near
THREE BRIDGES WASHED AWAY
All Eleetrlo Motors in Wansau, In
cluding the Street Car Serv '
ice, Are Out of Com
mission. ' WAU8AU, Wis., July 2Flood damage
estimated at 1100,000 to $500,000 was
wrought today from th breaking' of two
dams on the Wisconsin river north of
Wausau. Three bridges In this city were
washed out and a fourth was partly de
stroyed. All electric power, Including
street car service, has been put out of
The dams which were swept away are
known as the Tomahawk and Brockaway
structures. The flood made inroad on
th water, works plant and cut off th
A large volume ot water' swept down
the river front covering the ' streets of
Wausa near tha river, surrounding th
city hall. Business 1 demoralised.
The railroad bridges ar the only ones
intact here and these are held tn plac
by ears loaded wtlh logs. At noon the
water, then several feet above normal,
continued to rise.
No loss of life has yet been reported
Part ofthe cofferdam at Rothchlld, six
miles north, was dynamited later, caus
ing the flood to recede very materially.
It Is expected normal conditions In Wau
sau will be restored by. tomorrow.
Yacht is Sunk by
Steamer Near Gotham
NEW YORK, July M.-The steamer Old
Colony Of the Metropolitan Steamship
line, while turning the Battery on its way
from Boston to this city this morning,
crashed Into the yacht Idler, which soon
sank. Th passengers and crew on board
the Idler were taken off by tugs.
One of the passenger of th Idler, Mrs.
Julia M. Skidmore. of Brooklyn, was se
riously Injured. Others of th yacht's
passengers suffered from shock and were
attended by physicians. Mrs. Skldraor
was thrown Into th water by the col
lision and' was picked up by one of the
Idler's lifeboats. Ther war fourteen
person on board th yacht, four women,
and two children and a crew of eight
Attar the yacht was struck the Old Col
ony continued on Its way to Its dock.'
Auto Hose Wagon
Hits Traction Car
CHICAGO, July 24. Lieutenant Frank
C. Hearing of the fire department was
Instantly killed and several firemen were
probably fatally injured this afternoon in
a collision between an automobile hose
wagon and a street car near the north
ern limits ot the cltj
FORTY MINERSARE DROWNED
Workings at Evans Station, Pa,, Are
Flooded by Onrush of Water.
TRACKS ARE WASHED AWAY
Indication that, th B1 lUrrir
' . Ha Burst 'and that the Town '
is Liable to Bo Washed
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UNIONTWON, Pa:, 'July S4.-rorty
miner wr caught in .a flood at th. Su
perb. coal mines at Evans Station, thro
miles from this city, this afternoon,. All
are believed to hav ba drowned.
Torrent of water ar entering the mine
in two places. Water 1 rushing down th
mountain , and it 1. believed th Cool
Spring reservoir, the largest In Fayett
county, locatsd in th. .mountains, . has
broken. . Th Pennsylvania railroad, th
Baltimore A Ohio , railroad and th West
Penn trolley tracks hav been washed
Little hope is nterta!nd for th town
of Evans. Th wives and children of th
miners ar in danger of blng carrlsd into
tha mines, as they refuse to leav th
mouth .of the slop. Rescue parties hav
been , formed, but at t o'clock they had
been unable to reach any of them.
Town of Dunbar Damaged.
The business section of Dunbar, a few
mil from Evan station, i under four
feet of water and a number of business
buildings have already been destroy
by th rush of water down the mountain
side. The debris is piled twenty-flv feet
high at a bridge of the Pennsylvania
railroad and It is expected to glv way
at any moment.
The latest reports at 1:45 ar that
fourteen of th miner hav been drowned
and that ther Is little hop of rescuing
tb others alive. Torrential rains 'Con
tinue to fall and further loss of lit and
damage Is expected.
The Cool Spring reservoir was reported
to be leaking badly this afternoon and
thr is danger of Its going entirely' out.
If th dam gives way th water will
sweep down th mountain on th town
of Lemonte, Toungtown, Mount Brad
dock and Dunbar. It ia estimated that
20.000 persons reside in th four towns
and the loss of life and destruction of
property it is feared will be great
Dock Strikers Pray
For Death of Official
LONDON, July 24.-Flfty thousand
striking dockmen paraded through Lon
don this afternoon and at a meeting held
subsequently on Tower Hill, a dramatic
Ben Tlllctt, a strike leader, after an ad
dress In denunciation of Lord Devonport,
chairman of th port of London. askd
the men to Join him In prayer. Then he
and th immens concourse, with bared
"Oh, God, strike Lord Devonport dead."
There was a sharp conflict this after
noon between the police and a number of
strikers who were attempting to molest
nonunion workers, i Many heads were
ROCK ISLAND OFFICERS
WILL FIGHT RECALL
ROCK ISLAND. Til.. July 24,-Counsel
has been retained by Mayor H. M. Sfihrl-
ver and Commissioner Archi M. Hart to
flg-h In the courts the legality of the
recall petitions Just fUed against them.
The attempt to recall Schrlver and Hart
Is an echo of last spring's riots. In which
two wen killed. Mayor Schrivwr says that
keepers of drvos and disreputable saloons
put out of business by him and Commis
sioner Hsrt are back of the recall petition
BULL MOOSERS PULL
DOWN IN LANCASTER
Adopt Resolutions in County Con
. . vention,. Leaving Off Mention
of National Ticket.
TEST VOTE STANDS 368 TO 201
Pandemonium in Big Hall When
Matter is Pending.
SECOND CONTENTION FOLLOWS
Regulars Name Delegates and En
dorse National Ticket
BURSETT TRIES . TO POUR OIL
Former Senator Urges Action that
Will Lavo ' United Party, hat
- Delegate Overrule Plea and .
', Break Blading Ties,
(From a Staff Correspondent)
LINCOLN, July M.-(Speclal.)-The
wildest political gathering in the history
of Lancaster county was pulled oft this
afternoon at th auditorium when the
forces of the two factions of the repub
lican party met in a county convention.
The fight began on the selection of a
permanent chairman, George, A. Adams
representing tb progressives and W. A.
Selleck being the candidate of th Taft
delegates. Contusion reigned throughout
the taking of the ballot, which resulted
In the selection ot Adams by a vote of
Another fight was precipitated when
Attorney J. L. ' Caldwell moved that a
oommitte on resolutions be selected, but
Attorney C. C Flansburg got the eye of
th chairman and read a set of resolu
tions endorsing the state, congressional,
senatorial and county tickets and leaving
off th national ticket Judge E. P.
Holmes offered a substitute in the form
of an endorsement of the .who! repub
lican ticket from th national down.
' Burkett Counsels Caution.
. Senator Burkett managed to get the eye
of th chairman and mad a speech for
harmony and. general get-to-gether con
vention which would leave thing in such
a way that all republicans would be able
to So out and work and vote as they be.
H. M. Bush nail assailed th rpublican
national convention and talked against
th substitute. Th roll call on th
substitute showed K6 for and S51 against
On ft motion to adopt th resolutions of
fered by Flansburg, th vote was S6S for
and SOI against
jOn th roll call on the. adoption of th
latter, Judg Holme explained his re
fusal to vote on th plat, that he did not
car to cst a vol hi epnvnton that
was not entirely republican. ,,..
Pandemonium broke loos several times
and during th latter part ot th conven
tion all Questions were decided on th
aid of tb Teddyltes without regard to
the amount of noise put up by th friends
of President Taft. 1
One spelal thing which Vwas shown
in th work of th convention was that
old and triad warrior of th republican
party who tad fought th battles of th
party for years were steam rollered by
men who hav ben openly fighting re
publican candidates during the last few
years. ,. , ,.'.''.
Regular Convention Meets.
When th Lancaster republican con
vention, which , was captured by tha bull
moosers this . afternoon, adjourned, the
regular : republican delegates organized
another, electing Judg. BV P. Holme
chairman and L. P. Ludden secretary.
A oommitte was appointed to select
fifty delegates ' to tho state convention
and two members of th state committee.
Among thos in th state delegation
are: a. J. Halner, BJ. 8. Strode, U U
Lindsay, Crawford Kennedy, W, A. 81-
leek, E. P. Holmes, Victor Seymour, D.
W. Moslcy, A. W. Field and Mr. DeLong
and E. J. Daily of Havelock. E. W.
Brown was chosen chairman of the
county committee and a complete Organ
isation was mad.
F. A. Edgerton was re-elected a mem
ber ot the state central committee.
- Boyd Connty for Taft.
BUTTE, Neb., July 24. (Special Tele
gram.) The Boyd county republican con
vention Instructed its delegates to the
state convention . to support - President
Taft. The Rottevelt num were unable to
secure control of the convention and held
a separate meeting and elected a contest-v
ing set of delegates to tEe state conven
tion, v ,.
County Chairman W. P. Moler presided
at the regular convention. The delegates
to th stat convention are Leo S. Legto,
R H. Harris, F. H. Boat W.'H. Moser,
W. L. Haupll, W. H. Thomas and J. W. .
Howell. . ... '
Th following resolutions were adopted:
Resolved, That the republicans of Boyd
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