Friday, July 19, 1918. The Republican state convention in Saratoga Springs comes to a close today as women's-suffrage advocates deliver an ultimatum to one of New York's U.S. Senators, The Saratogian reports.
"The closing minutes were picturesque," a reporter writes, "A banner demanding that Sen.
Thursday, July 18, 1918. Former president Theodore Roosevelt learned yesterday that his son Quentin was missing and presumed killed in action in Europe. In Saratoga Springs today he gives the keynote address for the Republican state convention.
Approximately 6,000 people fill Convention Hall to hear Roosevelt speak.
Wednesday, July 17, 1918. State attorney general and gubernatorial candidate Merton E. Lewis is injured in a car crash as he arrives in Saratoga Springs for the Republican state convention this morning, The Saratogian reports.
Lewis hopes to unseat his fellow Republican, two-term incumbent Charles S.