With 770 votes as the winning number at the Chicago convention, the Democratic field for the Presidential nomination was last week running as follows:
Franklin Delano Roosevelt 129
James A. Reed . . 36
William Henry Murray 23
Newton Diehl Baker 0
John Nance Garner 0 Albert Cabell Ritchie 0
Alfred Emanuel Smith 0
¶ After a table-pounding, all day session in Chicago, a sub-committee of 23 Democratic National Committeemen chose Senator Alben William Barkley of Kentucky, Roosevelt supporter, to be keynoter at the national convention. Jouett...