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to- notes Line the In so a advanced which and serous NONPARTISANS TAKE CONTROL OF WELD DEMOCRATIC ORGANIZATION AND NAME SLATE WITHOUT HITCH ot in deal- mill in here note be League Accepts Old-Line Democratic Candidates as Satisfactory; Dr. Webb Makes Sensational Attack on Press The process of consolidating the county organizations of the Nonpartisan League and the democratic party was completed Monday when the democratic body which adjourned two weeks ago reassembled In the district court room. Without a dissenting vote or word the democratic delegates des- gnated the Identical ticket which had been chosen by the Nonpartlsan league at two previous meetings. The Nonpnrtlsan-Dernocratic ticket s as follows: for senator, Charles T. ?hllp of Grover; for representatives, Dr. O. E. Webb of Johnstown, and J. R. McCall of Ault; for sheriff, H. L. Cordor of Greeley; for county clerk, John Redman of Greeley; for assessor, W. U. Williams of Barnesvllle; for treasurer, W. N. Carlton ot Windsor; for county superintendent of schools, Mrs. Ella Foley of Greeley; for county judge, Fred W. Clark of Greeley; for coroner, Dr. Edward A. Greene of La Salle; for surveyor, Jess Williams-of Qreeley; for commissioners, Chris' Nelson for district one, and J. W. Berkle for district three. Collini Given Ovation Besides designating a- ticket the democratic assembly endorsed the county agent and farm bureau work and asked for a $10,000 appropriation tor the same. It also gave J. M. Colof. J|n«,_canj}JdAte |or .governor, jvi.eii.thu- slaotic ovation.' Ad attack made by Dr. O. E. Webb, candidate for representative, against" the metropolitan press was- also a feature of the 'session. The actual business of the asssmfcly occupied 1 hour and 20 minutes. Some additional time was. devoted to speech making. There were* about 125 delegates at the assembly. The transfer of control of the democratic organization to the Nonpartlsan league was complete and absolute. In return for receiving this control the league accepted several prominent old line democrats as satisfactory candidates on. the amalgamation ticket and promised to place the voting power of the league, estimated at 3,000 in the county, behind the county and legislative ticket. Delegates Arrive Slowly The delegates were slow in arriving victory for the county and ftate democratic tickets. In a stirring address H. H. II urged Weld democrats to get out the primaries and vote for Collins. declared that the Denver bosses wage a most unscrupulous and bitter flght against the Eaton man. "We men who voted for Collins Denver took our political lives in hands, all that we ask of you la you stand back of us and support Col"ins in tha ."primaries," said Churchill. Webb Rips Newspapers Dr. O. E. Webb, designated's.s candidate for representative, declared that 'the greatest strike and the greatest crime lu the United States today is refusal of the big newspapers to tell :ho truth about national conditions. He declared that all ot the'-blc newspapers are controlled by the Interests uid that the majority ot them are Tolled by republicans." In stinging terms he denounced what he called their "concealment of truth" and "deliberate lying." T. L. Munson of Fort Lupton one of the last speakers to address the assembly. He predicted democratic success for next fall. County Agent Supported The revolution pledging support to the county agent's office and the bureau was Introduced by George M-. Houston and seconded by E. R. and A. B. Copeland. The text of resolution which was adopted without debate follows: "Be it resolved that it is the this assembly that extra liberal policy be pursued in regard to the work the county agent and the Weld bureau and that we urge the county commissioners In making the budget for 1921 to authorize an expenditure for such purposes of $10,000 or such less sum as. conditions may warrant." REED LEADS IN BALLOTING AT LOVELAND MEET Loveland, Aug. S--Louis B. Heed Greeley with 59% votes and L. R. Temple ot Fort Collins, with 43% votes, were designated as candidates In primary on the republican ticket for and the assembly was not called to! district attorney at the convention Asso set between Great held continue will tonight Marshal the refused by headed officially allies all' sent Poland the the might Bol- the immediately, his until until ot bs- the moral order by Chairman Philp until 11 o'clock. As soon as the minutes of the first meeting had been disposed of the selection ot a ticket was started. A. B. Copeland nominated C. T. Philip for senator. Philip made a brief speech of acceptance in which he pledged himself if elected to the legislature to work for legislation against profiteering. Dr. 0. E. Webb ot Mllllken was heartily sponsored for jepresentatlve by John Redman, M. J. Walsh and Art Kendel. J. R. McCall of Aulf was nonV inated by Fred Clark.. Walter E. Bliss nominated H. L. Corder for sheriff, Bilker Nominates Clark Fred Clark was nominated for county judge by Herbert M. Baker, who Czecho- troops. here today of the eighth judicial district. George H. Shaw ot Fort Collins called the convention to order. Frank Ewing of Greeley, acting secretary, read the convention call. Harold Martin of Boulder was temporary chairman by acclamation, and Frank I. Ewing was made temporary secretary. The temporary organ- isation was quickly made permanent John T. Jacobs of Greeley nominated Louis B. Reed of Greeley. Jacobs declared that Reed had been years a republican and had practiced law for 18 years, and, It nominated, would carry Weld count/ by -3,000 votes. Fancher Sarchet ot Fort Collins nominated L. R. Temple of that place. took a~not very subtle slam at the re- The vote by counties follows: publican candidates by saying that the^l Reed Temple county judge's office was not "for a Boulder V ..H% 14% Jackson 4 25 county judge's young lawyer without any experience or for an old lawyer who had learned nothing from experience." Mrs. Foley was named for county superintendent Of schools by H. E. Churchill, seconded by Professor A. B. Copeland. The professor here made one of the lengthhat and most eloquent addresses of 'thTassembly. Mrs. Foley made * Brief speech in which) she stated' she would make an earnest and honest campaign for election. Redman Gets Many Seconds John Redman was named for coiinty clerk by Jess McKay, a former pupil of Redman, who for years was a public school teacher. Redman had numerous seconds from all parts of the county. Chris Nelson was nominated for commissioner by J. D. Wilson of Eaton seconded by Commissioner T. B. Howe. J. W. Birkle was renominaled by Art Kendel. Mr. Birkle made a brief talk In which he said he would accept the nomination. Will Hall Thompson nominated Jess E. Williams for county surveyor and H. L. Corder named Dr. Greene .as can- [dldate for coronor» Collins In Fight to Finish J. M. Collins, candidate for governor, was called upon for an address end was escorted to the speoker's stand by J. B. Snook. Mr. Collins was greeted with much cheering and handclap- ping. He declared that tha 47 delegates pledged to htm from Wold county was what caused him to decide to pntfr tho gubernatorial race. Ho declared that now ho was in tho race ho would stay to the finish and predicted Larimer Weld 45 Total 59% 43% Donald McCreery ot Greeley, Shaw of Fort Collins, and Rudolph Johnson of Boulder, all youn gattor- neys, were named as committee vacancies, Reed addressed the assembly in response to a call for "speech." He promised, If elected, to devote all his to the office. He pointed out that fault of Russel D. Fleming's administration has been that he lias public duty for private business. jple spoke briefly., Upon Invitation of Judge G. H. Bradfield of Greeley, Tom Johnson of Loveland, as the oldest republican present, made a short I ilk. He described first judicial convention at Loveland 60 years ago at which the "vigilantes" were organized. Franklin Brenbarger spoke as the youngest republican. declared that the majority of the members of the American Legion that had heard express an opinion would vote the republican ticket. The convention convened at 1:15 o'clock afternoon and adjourned st 1:10 o'clock. The body of John W. Brunk, old miner, who "was killed by a treo at Alma, Colo., last Wednesday arrived hero Monday noon and takon frnm tho train to Linn for burial. Mr. Brunk waa a lirotluT of Mrs. William Miner ot Grceloy.

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  1. Greeley Daily Tribune,
  2. 09 Aug 1920, Mon,
  3. Page 1

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