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   Evening Record, The (Newspaper) - July 10, 1908, Greenville, Pennsylvania                                THE EVENING ESTABLISHED JULY 2 CENTS PER Elected National Committeeman by Pennsylvania Delega Vice Guffey DUFFEYITES REFUSE TO ATTEND of Various Convention Com mittees Are Also Re ceives Votes and None Was Cist Aflalnst Silent July The defeat of Colonel Guffey of na tional commltteeman from Pennsylva as a candidate for reelection was accomplished by tlie faction headed by James Kerr of Clearfleld at a meeting held In the copvention auditorium im mediately following the adjournment of the flrst session of the Colonel Gufley and his followers left tke hall and refused to participate In the James Kerr was elected national 41 votes bo Ing east for and none against a declined to stating that he doubted the res alarity oj the The caucus JAMBS SPECIAL THIS WEEK Beginning June We will close out our re maining stock of Re frigerators and Ice Boxes at ONEFOURTH OFF You have no idea how cheap you can buy until you ask the Be sure and come in i turner The House Hirnisher waT field on the floor of the convert Uon by the antlGuffey delegates with out leaving their seats after the con rention The Guffey sup porters deserted quietly and the bal ance of the meeting proceeded quietly and without The delegation also selected members of the various committees of the All bal loting was by The antiGuffey delegations attempt to hold a meeting during the morn following the seating of the eight contesting delegates from Philadel A meeting was called for oclock but was postponed until K oclock and finally until after the flrsl session of the convention because the CtuSey supporters in the delegation It was Inconvenient to No announcement has been made by Colonel Guffey or his followers as to whether they intend to contest the validity of the action of the delega Some of those who voted in the meeting in the convention hall were alternates and substitutes for dele gates not PLATFORM COMPLETED After FiftyFour Hours Contlnuoui Work by July more than tftyfour hours of almost continuous the committee of resolutions ast night at oclock concluded ts work on tUe and after a period of revision and rearrangement aeotlons the members of the com headed by the Gar July B B mens clothing tables being emptied All odd Suits and coinplete lines at Shelf Mens Mens Mens Mens and Tan or Brown Mixtures best tailoring by best Mens Blue Serges also TAFT ASKS RESPITE Wants Friends to Stay He Writes Hot July Taft has planned to devote nex weak to the writing ot his speech p acceptance of the Republican nomlna tlon for the During tna time he will not invite anyone her and regard It as a favor if hi friends would make this seclusion i tho mountains of Virginia as complet ao possible during that Chairman Hitchcock of the Republ can national committee arrived her and after a short Interview with M Taft stated that he would not bej ready to announce thjS membership of the executive committee or to make any statement regarding his organiza tion for tbe campaign before a week from The selection of the men for these he was a mat ter of importance requiring careful consideration and he had given it no I wish to appoint an executive com said com posed of men will devote their time to the work of the Taft received a delegation com posed of Robert Staley William Me lish and John Malloy from the citlj zens committee of Cincinnati charged with the duty of making arrangements for the notification meeting July The committee went over their plans with who gave his Doctors Having obtained an honest bill for the will wish to have particulars of the doctors profassion ul services Imagine a bill made up with such nicety as this To count Ing sixpence to viewing threepence to asking four questions three fourpence to telling patients to say eight pence to to twopence to 1 penny SHARLES HASKELL OF OKLA Chairman Resolutions ernor Haskell of with the document under his started for the convention After the last plank had been agreed upon Senator Daniel of Vir ginia and exBenator Smith of New Jersey announced their Intention to support the nominee of the convention on the platform agreed Ifae committee adopted for present ation to the convention the following resolutions regarding Abraham Lin colns birth celebration Whereas the 100th anniversary ot the birth of Abraham Lincoln occurs on Therefore be it resolved by the Democratic national convention that we recommend its appropriate cele bration throughout our The committee voted down a resolu tlon providing that hereafter a ma jority vote shall be sufficient to effect the nomination of any candidate for ON FIRST BftLlOT Magic of Peerless Leaders Name Throws Convention Into Wild Frenzy OHNSON AND CRAY ALSO PLACED IN NOMINATION Bovernor Johnsons Name Presented to Convention by TwentyFlveMlnute Demonstration Handy Nominates Judge July Jennings Bryan of Nebraska was this morning nominated for president of the United States by the Democratic national convention on the first The scenes preceding and attend ng this action of the In frenzied enthusiasm and spectacular were unparalleled In the his tory of political conventions in this The speech placing William Bryan in nomination awakened a whirlwind of demonstration rivaling in intensity amTdurallon the recordbreaking trfb lite of president or vice president in the ma tional Democratic July am very much pleased with the It Is specific and strong and I am grateful to the committee for the work that they have done in stating the I am sure that the platform win greatly strengthen us in the fight Upon which we are WONT INDORSE BRYAN Independence It Is Will Play Lone New July Palli a member of the executive com mittee of the Independence party and considered one of the spokesmen tor William states that it is not likely the convention of the Inde pendence party to be held in Chicago the latter part of the month will In dorse Palliser said You know the delegates from this were Insrtucted to vote for Inde pendent I think that Indi cates what is the general sentiment In the Independence There is no doubt that Bryan would like tbe support of our JOHK FAVOR ITE WILLIAM The names of George Gray of Dela ware and Governor Johnson of Minne sota were also placed in nomination with demonstrations of approval ot their exSlfement arid the noise were subsid Chairman Clayton made vigorous use of his but every thump brought out increased yells from the They tuned their shouts to the motion of his arm and the bang of the heavy mallet and the shouts from the came at the surne When the chairman ceased tne noise One hour and five minutes after Dunn spoken his last word the hall was rapidly quieting down and the mass of the delegates and spectators was Another measure calculated to cause a cessation of the shouting was the turning out of many of the lights In the clusters on the This had a marked effect and a storm of hisses that was directed at the shout ers from all parts of the hall helped the work The opportunity Johnson sup potters came when the rollcall reached Connecticut and that state gave way to Wlnfleld Hammond of the latter state took the stand amid a considerable volume of applause to place in nomination Gov ernor John Johnson of Yelled 25 Minutes for That all the cheer was not yet killed In the convention was made manifest when Hammond The loyal sons of the North Star state re sponded with a cheer and a number ot delegates in Massachusetts and Okla homa A liberal plause came down from the but the noise was but a whisper com pared with the terrific roar of the Bryan While the Johnson cheers were slowly dying and the chairman was struggling with the obstreperous gal leries Irving Handy of Dataware was waiting on the rostrum to name candidate George jWest Surrenders Command of Convention to Representa tive of Sunny South THREE LITTLE GIRLS WIN KISSES Upon Presenting Chairman With for Hobson Mark In Passes Over Colonel Cuffeys Prostrate July sessions of the Democratic national convention Were held during the the flrst at 11 oclock and the second beginning at 7 oclock These advanced the work well nigh to completion and brought the decisive hours for the consideration of the partys candidates and declaration ot The opening session lasted three hours and brought about the comple tion of the permanent organization of the with the resounding address of Congressman Clayton of permanent chairman of the When the night session opened every formality of organization had been accomplished and the decks were clear with the exception ot the work of adopting the platform and naming the The scenes in the convention amphi theater repeated those of the previous days in the magnitude of the gathering and the eager enthusiasm of the There were frequent demon strations as the names of party idols or Jeffersonlan principles were pro but there was no repetition during the early session of the tumul tuous recordbreaking demonstration of McQulston Files When the opening prayer of tho early session was concluded Chairman Bell recognized McQulston of who stated that he had been unable to secure admission tick ets and badges for the eight contest Ing delegates from Pennsylvania who had been seated In place of Roger C Sullivan stated that the badges had been Issued to a represent ative of McQuiston and if he had not received them it was due to the fail ure of his own The chair man settled the question by directing the sergeantatarms admit the as presidential Gray of his When Handy bad spoken for a few minutes he was interrupted by the appearance of the longwaited commit tee on The seats reserved The tide of sentiment was unmis1 for the committeeon the platform had Finds Child Dead in July takably and overwhelmingly in favor of the Nebraska candidate and fore shadowed his nomination before the session The platform committee was not ready to report when the evening ses sion and after listening to po litical oratory the rules of procedure were suspended and the convention proceeded with the speeches placing the candidates for president in nomi nation with the understanding that the usual vote would be deferred until the platform had been Dunn Starts the The speech placing William Bryan In nomination was made by Ignatius and asked for but the rollcall was Then Chairman Clayton said Itt the recollection of the chair the action of the credentials committee in re errlng back to the Pennsylvania dele gallon the two committee lists sub nltted leaves Pennsylvanias place on the national committee The chair will rule in advance of the ques ilon being received from the Pennsyl vania delegation that when the name of their new commltteemaa In re ceived it will be Mitchell Heads Off During the day John the labor appeared before the Ala bama delegation and formally declared that he would not be a candidate for vice A small American flag bad been placed on every delegates chair prior to the beginning ot the evening ses This was the unmistakable evi dence of the nominating session of At 7 there were few ot the delegates In their They had lingered long at the slow dying twilight ot the Colorado evenings proving decep tive an to the At the galleries were filled and the majority of the delegates were la their but the officers of the con vention were still watting for the re port of the committee on It was Just oclock Chair man Clayton began to rap for which he secured within the Clayton recognUed McQuUton of who announced the selection of James Kerr member of the national committee from thaittate In place of who was selected before the con tests were The Finish ef Without objection the selection of Kerr will be considered as rati said the chairman and a mo ment later added The choir hears none and the selectlpn of Kerr Is Cheering and a few hisses greeted tbe Ollle James of Kentucky moved that a committee of three be appoint ed again to wait upon the platform committee and ascertain when It would be ready to The motion prevailed and Thomas Heflin of Alabama and Lynch of Mary WalsU of hur1 Dunn of a youthful ora long before been filled and there was a considerable delay and much confu sion before the spectators could va cate the chairs and surrender them to the After the resolutions committee had been provided with seats Handy proceeded with his He asked the delegates to give him close atten tion as an offset to the difficulty of his position in being cut short by the committees The request was greeted with general Haskell Presents Some of the cheering was heard when Handy had but there was no attempt at a Gray dem rled along Fifth avenue to take ber tor offire and whose clos Bixmonthsold child to a physicians Qg phrase stirred the vast assemblage She opened the shawl wrappad around the child when she reached her destination and found the little one WifeBeater Pleads for the Toledo July and Claude Smith created a sensation in police court when he informed the judge that if he the Judge would give him the limit he Smith would plead guilty to wife Id rather be in jail he dolefully answered when the Judge refused to entertain his propo He was found guilty and given the Woman Assumes Sheriffs July county has a woman sheriff for the first time in its history in Edward who is in charge of all af faire of the sheriffs office and the county JailSheriff Frank Denor with Chief Deputy George IB at Columbus and Dick the office was given cbarge of the office and the Jail Whenever unm commits a ctlwui beuven flads n silk lined Suits Blue Serge Assorted lot Boys Wash Suits Sailor or Russian Blouse 2 to and BOGGS NORTH not flip ninny oaths that wake the JULY 11 All Straw Hats OFF Abe Hesse The Leading Clothier f i nto wild I he as the tandard bearer of our party the man who in the thrilling days ot 96 and 900 bore the battlescarred banner of emocracy with fame as untarnished s the crusaders of Teat Nebraskas gifted William Imnledlately perfect pandemonium t sound anft motion was unloosed as lelegates and spectators rose en masse and joined in the reverberating chorus of tribute to the Nebraska can The standards of the states were wrenched from their places and lorne through the hall to the platform while banners bearing the portrait ot he commoner were waved aloft and ho multitude joined in lougcontinued At times the Intensity of the lemonstratlon threatened a One woman was borne out When the noise had continued foe lust fiftyfive minutes the sergeants itarms began their flrst efforts to still the uproar and to clear the The word was given to mea sengers that It was desired that the parading should A message was sant to the band in the gallery to cease playing and it willingly obeyed the players being al most exhausted by their severe work ID the torrid gallery near the roof Yfiese measures had some bu it was impossible for auch an uproar to die away in an Hall Quiets Down The stats standards in large mew ure were returned to their places anc one hour Its commencemenLthj Gentlemen of the said tie I now have the pleas1 ure of presenting to you the chairman if the committee on Gov irnor Haskell of The governor called forth loud jheers from the convention when he announced that there was no among the members of the committee and that he represented them all In iresenting the He then read he The platform was adopted unani DeWitts KlAuey and Bladder Pills are prompt and thorough and will In As chairman of the committee on permanent organization Senator Me Creary ot Kentucky presented the re port ot that It recommended Henry Clayton of Alabama for per manent of Kentucky for secretary and John Martin of Missouri as sergeantat In all other tern porary organization was made perma Clayton Takes the The chair after the unanimous adop tlon of the report appointed Senator Lewis Nixon of New York and Raker of California as mem bers of a committee to escort the per manent chairman to the Chairman Clayton as soon as he was seen advancing toward tho platform was cheered to the echo and the up roar was redoubled as he was Intro duced to the convention by Temporary Chairman Three little girls in white and blue dresses were helped to the plat form before Clayton began to In their arms were large bunches of American beauties that al most smothered the little The roses were presented to the permanent chairman amid much cheering and one by the children were lifted to the desk and Clayton kissed each In Cheering and laughter continued during tbe pretty little ceremony and a gale of merriment swept the hall when someone in the midst of the kissing called out The little girls were Misses Catherine and Ada all of A motion was made by an Oklahoma delegate that George Littleton of New York be invited to address the This was taken to refer to Martin who four years ago in Louis placed Judge very short time strengthen the Alton Porker of New York in nomi nation for the The mem weakened Sold by Harry Wast MARTIN iers of the New York delegation ac cepted the invitation to Littleton as a compliment in which they shared and they cheered him lustily as he mounted the Littleton said belkive it is time for us to be tol erant of each others so that may all unite to restore the gor crnmeat to tne hands of the Demo cratic Let us bury forever the differences that have embittered us I bespeak a closer union of Yankee Doodle and of and that victory may be I UUetons brief but eloquent ad dress was loudly cheered and when had concluded the clerk was directed to read the list of the new nationa When the name ot Jam M Cuffey as comraltteeman from renn gylvanta was read there was tou McQulston of the Pew gylvaula delegation immediately Minnesota were Lynch a appointment was the flrst recognition the adherents of Governor Johnson had received in the choice of conven tion James reported that the tee would not be ready to report be Store He then made a mo tion that the rules be suspended and that the nominating speeches for pres lldentlal candidates be made but that no ballot should be taken until after the report of the committee had been The motion was adopted and therules were declared by the chair to be suspended and nominations to be in The secretary will call the roll ot states for nomination for the office of president of the United shouted the called the The chairman of that delegation arose and was Alabama Yields to Knowing that Nebraska will make no mistake in nominating the right he Alabama yields to I Dunn of Omaha will speak for the Nebraska announced the chairman of that who wag to make that speech of the convention in which the greatest Interest was Is scarcely of middle He spoke clearly and with a pleasing manner of When Dunn declared that his candidate was the choice of the mili tant Democracy of the country tne onvention broke in with wild he everready flags were tossed aloft and a roar of applause swept through he While the cheering waa at ts height a white dove was let loose rom the gallery and It flew across convention hall while dele gates balled it with great enthusiasm and cheered as long as it was in Dunn brought out the name ot William Jennings Bryan with dramatic force and the response from the great throng was The delegates sprang the galleries lol owed suit and the demonstration was under way in a manner that for the lime being at least promised to rival Wednesdays exhibition ot A few moments after the cheering began an immense oil painting of Bryan was lowered from behind a nipn American shield which had poaed over the chairmans desk ever since the convention The pearance df the picture raised the pitch of the Raoe of There wouldnt be so very much tua la living if there were not a hurdle or two to jump over in this race ot SChere always have been and there always will and it Is of no use to rapine over Our Sunday School did the Lord command UB to love our neigh bors Little I guess it another way of telling us to love OMT Orleans   

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