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M . . . THE SUN, TIIPJISDAV JULY 9, 189B. , ill
H Bin lied ngnln nod again. Senator Jones of Ar-
R knnsas, Oiv. Umo of .Missouri, Senator Till-
K& nim of Houtli Carolina, nnd Senator Harris
5jl dnnced nliout tlio aisles congratulating their
KlK friends thalnt lml llio Commlttoo on Crcrteii-
KfiT tlfils had " performed tho will of the people In
M tboMlchlgnii tne" 'llni Istho fnvorlto phrnso
JljJ of tho stiver niou;Jj. speaking of 4I10 settlement
'(ft of tlio Michigan disputc.
IM cnmir.NTiAi.H comsiittt.i'. hkpoiith.
fET tt rni marly ft o'cloqk when Chairman Dan-
HS 11. with, "weak strokes of lilt gavel, tried to get
fijp. order. H uod Ills gavel vi ry mtiuli ns n gonlln
IB woman rap uno on lha elicit with her fnn, 'llio
Fit di-lccales nod tlio nuijlcnco took tlielr time In
I! old) Inc. mid . mcantltno Chairman Atwood
stood betide Mr, Diuiol, rendj ntul anxious to
proclaim thoerclltt of tho Committee on Cre
dentials on the Michigan case. Tlio confusion
was unbounded. Daniel wns helpless to bring
aulet until the nilnorolucars of llio Convention
cunio to I1I1 assistance At lust thoilclcgntes
nui tlio galjcrlos concluded thnt thej would
tit down mid listen. It uni voluntary
on Uiclr pnrt, though, nnd Cli.ilrnmti
Dnnlol appreciated tlio kindness, for ho smiled
nt Atwuoil nnd told lilm liu thought ho might
ni well co on. Atwood then proclaimed tlio
sxlll.of tbo majority of tlio Commltteo onCro-
' dentinls. It took four dclogatos from tlio gold
men and turned them over to the silver column,
wlilsht under tlio unit rule In tlio State, gnvo the
twenty-eight delegates to the silver men. Tills
K announcement brought out n whirlwind of
ffc cheer and hisses, groans and shrieks. Ihe
silver men had carried out their thriats. They
w needed twenty-eight votes from Michigan and
tL they reached right out ami took thoni without
'f lavan Baying "Ihnnk you" to tho Michigan
jf ' MASsAcncsKTrs opens Tnn nrnvTE.
31 John C. Crosby of Massachusetts spoko for
3 the minority members of tho Commltteo on
V Credentials. Ho ronrcd out until ho was hoard
f- in tho moJt distant part of tho Coliseum that
, tho action of the majority was on outrage and n
t'i fecandnlund not Justified by tho slightest legal-
f ity. Bat It wns when John I,, llrcnnan of Wis
consin, also a minority member of tho Comtnlt-
,, tee on Retolutlons. protested that tho dolcgntes
& listened. Ho dtclnreil that thcro was no record
S of a protest or n contest. "Hut jou oro making
JjE precedents every mlnnto here," ho cried, "and
5 I warn yon that'to enter n sovereign State and
xiptirrn the will of tho people will bring disaster
nnd trouble, I appeal to tho honesty and fair
sou of this Convention."
There were great cheers over this appeal, but
i 8. M. Taylor of Arkansas was rjulckly upon tho
platform to speak for tho majority report. Ho
T submitted no facts, but contented himself
f- by declaring over and ocr aealn that ho did
. not wish to do anything wrong. Ho added that
6 this fact of tho seatlnc of only four delegates
S, demonstrated that tho majority wished to b
fair and honest. Tho silver men. It will bo re
ft numbered, only neoded tho four votes taken to
j capture the cutlro oto of MIchlcan.
ill aov. M'L.icniv speaks.
Sg" Ogr. McLaunn of Mississippi also BDoke up
Br-. for tho majority. Ho declared, though, that he
W had lnvestlsated.the cao and afcertalned that
It a majority of tho Michigan State Comentlou
vfe had beon Instructed for silver. Gov. McLaurln
Bold he was ery much opposed to eoltic Into a
K.. 8tate nnd Intorferlnc. and that far bo It from
m him to cngnco In an effort to throttlo tho will of
tho majority of Michigan Democrats. Ho
t charged that.tho Cle eland Administration had
(SI irlvcn Its commands that the Mato must bo car-
IV rled for cold, and that the commands had been
y obeyed to tho letter, but that fraud had been
I committed, and fur that reason tho sllvor men
hould he seated.
' Tlmowas colled on McLaurln when he began
, to talk about tho war of 181S. and this resulted
In confusion. Guv. Hot's was on his chair
"Jf "Tboso damned scoundrels over yonder won't
r Itlvo.us, pcaco uiolnttng at tho galleries), and 1
t v, ant 'cm put out."
- ".-iJiMiuTnt-Arras Martin pleased Hogg by
" Ihrcatrnlns to clear the galleries, and Hose
if' tolled his head at "those ilumnea ecotindrols in
I ' ho galleries." Thero were many beautiful
2. Xotrlon In tho trallerles but the Texas Goternor
didn't mean them, huf.ijs, when ho mado his
S John Salisbury, nlthough n It! to 1 Democrat
" from Delaunrc. protu'tnl ngnlnst thla Consen-
5P tloo committing tho grim' wrong of uttering a
Ik Etato to do an act of great injustice.
T. Tlio ConM.ntlim gave Its best attention whon
IPlimotl G. Stephenson, Dun M. Dickinson's tiusi-
V Hess partner, got up on tho platform. Ho Is a
4.' delega'oat I.nge for Miclilgnn. and the Cntn
1 mltteuon Crtdnt!als gr.iclojly allow ol him
Ift, to retain his feat. Tlu didn't appear to bo par
IP tlcularly grateful, as no st.irtcil right In nnd
Ir pitched Into tho mnJorlt n port with 11 vim
e that wonhim many frltnds among thp gold
Blj men. lie said "lam th in in thrj fay nolo
IT Stlchlgan." Tlion ho cIiflarLcl that tlio dclu
ftr Batesin this C' nventlim had nor cht to enter a
A envrfrelpn 't.ite, nnd that the Stnti- Ooinei.tiun
K.' of Michigan was orginled according to law.
ff. "The gentlemen n prno to M-at," lm eon
H ff tinned, "rover mane llio Mlhtet prottt to
W B tho Stato LotiNLiition or to amtoil They
W B chnllrngcd no otu, irl I warn ou that tho
j I dclegatos In our tntoaro circuit by tho State.
Jj These men who now nppcir here and ask to bo
J seated hao not any rroiIintlalH from nny Con
t scntlnn, not cvin a rump Convention, This
pip ICatleHal I'onvcrjtlon has no rlxht to sit us a
"Sri Commltteo on Credentials In our State C'onven
1'''.. tlon. , Vcni nro making precedent hero that
fll wlU.nrpn ou. Cheers npd roars of 'Itlght!
h J rlghtl' This Is not a quetlnn of cold and
H allver; It Is a question of honotty and right."
1 G rcat cheers 1
ta 1 nun it Ws w i!MN(i mouix.
tt National Cominlttetniaii William F. "heehan
1B5 from New York then to.ld tho Convention how
1 the Nutlonal Comiiilttco had tiiiestignted tho
l Zllhlgaii uifce, and by a totoof 1!) to 1 had
W doclareil for tho sitting delegation. Mr. Slue.
ST I hnortul how ho and.othur gold men on the
E commltteo had voted for tho silver men In In
dlana,l)iicaub0 tlio silver im.n had tho rightof
et tho catc, nnd ho went on to nvcr that tliouiher
S men to a ipnu In tho .National Coinmltlto liml
W voted to eustaln thu Hitting delegates In
flfe " ou nro attfmptlng to Indirectly abrogato
K tho two.thlrds rule," rlulMr, hhcelwiti, "and
3t I wurn jou that tho Dwnoinitlc part will re.
M member tho robbtry of u sovereign btutu hi
Wr this faehlon," '
jjL J, W. Dl.ikonf Teas followed Mr, Shoehan,
B' He roared It through tho hull that tho Michigan
Jh DtatuCmiM'iition hud hi en manipulated ami the
Sf pcoploof tho Stato mifraudiil, and, "I dicliire,"
n' ho said, "that In in) Jiiilgmi nt tho whole In fir-
&j nal delegation fur Mitlilg in oii):ht to bo turned
jjjfi out," IClirorsaud IiIssoh I
ot' Tho next tpoilfir w.v. W. V. McKnlehl of
filL' Michigan, ard hlh Htatciutiits In nip mil of i'io
ST majority report hr uglit nut preti Mk ng Inn.
fv L'uago Ho Imisliil that tho inajDilty uf thu
JTf DemocratK of Mleliig.iu worn for llnr.nrid that
ji; whon this was known at Hetunt tho Adiiilnls.
Ww tratlonaf Wiikliington htipptd In. "Slipheu-
fff Bon.ajj onl for b) tho grt.it chiof in Wuthlng.
t ton," roared Mi I.ntu'ht, anil l (ore .MrKnlu'hl
&? flnUhed tho utntuiiLo tepliuiiMiu Jiimpid upon
J his cnnli'ln tho .Mieliigau dulc gatlmi, and, lac-
5 log tho dalo.'atvs and thunudiemu, lievulkd:
jMjJ T(li: I.I 15 tllV).. AMI III I'l. VTI.Il.
r I "Ills stntomont Is a dammd He, and ho
, 8 known It."
, 1 This brought out i'lls and hhses. MrKnlght,
1 giving no heed to tho Inlciruptlon, calmly pro.
I'-B cceded to llnlsh thoumtinci', "iind he v. is told
1 1 by tho great thief that Mlohljau must bo cap.
v tund for tho gold men."
) I At this a dorou Michigan dclcgntes nhouteU at
l' M McKulght: "lou damned liar ou; ou'ro a
I I damned liar."
1, n. McKulght did not notlco tho Interruption.
V He calmly proetedtd tiidichiia that thu 1'eikral
' C patrouagu had 1 een 11 ed to 11 frightful iitcnt
I I In tho Mhhiguti slate ( onutii.ini, und eurj
M tunslhlo mall In thu statu was fulls nwaru that
his matemeuts wcro cornet. McKulght sicincd
H to enjoy (ho fun und ihe row,
H J John C..JIrooker, auothir Mlchlgauder, then
PH I (poke, ntuh his speech had this fclnglu eturdy
PVv. lntternocoi'"Vou cau uotulnatujouriauuidatu
In this Convention by a two-thlrdt veto with
out committing highway robbery."
lie was followed by National Committeeman
Charles S. Thomas of Colorado. .Many believed
that Mr. Thomas was to endnrso tho majority
report. Hawasonoof tho thief opponent!) of
Henator IIIll for temporary Chairman, and Is
ono of tho great Indians In the sll.or topee,
lie did i.othlng of tho kind, lie fought for tho
minority rooorl, nnd ho was uproariously
chicrid when he declared: "Democrats ot tho
West and tho South, ou innnot nllord toetrlko
down n tovorelgn Statu simply to get n two.
thirds volo of tlio Convention." Hero was ono
of the silver chiefs tolling tho Insldo tecretf) of
hln enmp. Hut Mr. Thomas kept right on, nnd,
notwithstanding roars of disapproval from tho
nllver men, ho continued to warn them not to
tako this step,
BKNATOIt DIIAI1V PnOTtSTS.
Senator Grady followed In mi Impassioned
speech protest lug against tho adoption ot tho
majority ropori. Ho said tho question fordo
terinlnitlon wns far abovo tho Beating of tho
delegates. It vras a question of overturning n
precedent as old at tho party Itself, and over
turning It under tlio most suspicious clrcutn
stancos. Hospoko sarcastically of tho generos
ity of the silver men In not wanting to turn out
tho delegates at large. At this point In his
speech there was n row In ono comer of tlio hall
that It took several minutes to quell. Tho brass
band was set going and It was llvo minutes tie.
foru tho Senator could continue, lln started
out with: "It's n most unfortunnto clrcum
Btnnce, but it seems that I ncs.erci.ti mako n
speech nt a National Convention without creat
ing a row. This rowwos not of my seeking. I was
hero to seek to overt a row. forn row thoro must
bo If jou adopt this majority report. If not hero
then somewhero elso." Tho Senator then took
up tho ciiso In detail. Ho said that on tho one
sldo thcro was a certlflcnto hearing tho great
seal of tho Stato of Michigan, cortlfyln to tho
honest election of twenti-ilcht diltf on
tho other thero wero half n dozen atlUla. a ,
porsous who wore unknown to tho Conv
The precedents of n hundred yenrt had hco.
scat the delegations that camo with such cre
dentials as the sitting delegation of Michigan
had. Ho told tho Convention that the majority
report was the worst kind of a grab. If n, grab
wns unnecessary, then this ono was all tho less
necossary. The Senator closed with an appeal
CHEEKS FOn THE rMI'IttB STATE.
naif n dozen morospecchos followed, some for
and some against tho majority report of tho
Credentials Committee. Mr. Stephenson htm
eclf then demanded tho roll call. Hu himself
wished to put the Cons ent'on on record. It was
demonstrated during tho roll call that Chair
man Daniel was utterly powerless to keep the
Convention In order. As Southern Stato after
Southern State cast Its voto to sustain tho ma
jority report, which allowed tho Commltteo on
Credentials to break down thu nuclent doctrine
of tho Democratic party for Stato rights,
there wero hisses and whistles and
shrieks, but when New York was reach
ed, and ct-Oov. Flower cried: "Now York
votes T2 noe," thcro was great cheering. Tho
galleries wero nblaro with enthusiasm. Tho
Pcnnsj lvanlans, tho sons of Massachusetts, and
Now England Jumped upon their chairs, waved
their hats and roared out volume on volumo of
cheers for the Kmplro Stato. The outburst died
away only to bo taken up again nnd again. Tho
ladies waved their handkerchiefs at Gov.
Flower as he led on the New Yorkers. IjX
Gov. Hussell, Chs-lrman Harrlty, thu Mnry
landers, the New Hampshire men, tho Orion
Mountain men, tho eons of Maine, the Mich!
ganders rolled out cheer upon cheer, and amid
the booming cheers tho roars of "Hill! Hill!
Hill!" wero heard. Tho din and tho cheers
wero the event of tho dny In tho matter of
applause. Again and again did the gnllerles
return to tho demonstration. Tho feet of thou
sands In tho galleries rumbled like thunder.
Chairman Daniel whncked and whacked for
order, but ho w oun't o tly on a wheel In tho scene.
Tho cheers rolled on and on, with now and then
a hiss from tho Tcxans and Mlsslsslpplans.
Chairman Daniel whanged for order. The Itov,
Thomas Green of Cedar Itaplds, la., whooponed
tho Convention with prayer In tho morning.
Joined In hissing thoenthuslastlcdcmonstratlon
In honor of tho Kmplro Stato Daniel lost cn
tlru control of tho Convention. Serccant-it-Arnis
Martin undertook to rostoro order, nnd
failed. II finally ronred:
"Gentlemen of tho Convention, your Chair
man desires to mnko a statement to you."
This was met with: "Threo cheers for New
Then Martin roared: "Glvo your Chairman
Thero was sllcnco ut this, and when Chairman
Daniel could bo heard ho mado It known that
his statement consisted ofdeilnrlng that un
less the Convention cimo to order ho would
certainly order tho galleries cleared.
AI.TI.II.U'8 MOTION- I1UI.V l OUT.
Tho great appliuso nnd cnthulnsm over
New York's voto lastid fifteen minutes. Gov.
AltgLld dliln't seem to l) pleased, as the (even-D-tvvn
v oiis of Now York might havoa marked
efTcct on tho result. v ho. too, follow el the
rub of the da) nnd "went hi hind the returns"
vvhuu ho declared that Michigan could not
otoon Its own contest. Tho Wolverine Statu
had already cast Its voto against unseating
lis dclegtte. Chairman Danltd ruled that
no motion of tho character of Altgold's could
bo entertained during the roll call.
As tho call proceeded it was apparent that
tho (diver men would obey orders and sustain
tho majority report of the committee. 1 hen It
was that Dcmocriu close to tho newspaper
eats declared so that all could hear:
"If tho Republicans win this full, we hope
the) '11 rip up every Southern Stato that voted
against Michigan to-night and give them negro
domination from start to finish."
A w.ivu of enthusiasm wont over tho Conven
tion when Chairman Hnrrlly of 'nhs)lvnula
cast tho sixty-four votes of that Stato aalnat
'breaking Into Michigan.
When Senator Harris of Tennessee cast the
solid voto of that Stale for the majority report
n I'cnnslvniilan In the front sent mar ml:
"I'rny God that hogolHiilggerdumlnnliou when
the Republicans win this fall "
Till, sii.vrii mi:s wi
Tho Southern Mates which voted to overturn
tho precedent nnd rcconlol their votes ngulust
thu doctrine of Nolo lights as 1 xplalnud l tho
nrnloiH w hospoko up for the Hitting delegation
in Michigan wcro: Arkansas, Alabama,
Georgia, Kniihas, Kentucky, Louis! inn, Ml-sli-fllppl.
Missouri, North Carolina, South Caro
lina. Icnnu'Mc, Texas, and Virginia. 'i,o votu
In support ot I ho majority report In tho Mich
igan cave, which turns out four delegate and
glvistho Statu to tho silver men, was: A)es,
fi'iS; ntirr, ,'IIIN; ahsc nt, I, hliowlng that there
aro I) It) di legates In this Convention.
Tho silver men went wild over their victory.
The 1 lieering was tho e t ntnl k'n.u demonstra
tion of tho day. It e welled thu racket w hen
,i w Sork insi lis hevi lit) -two votes for I'm Bil
ling Mb hlgiwi d. legntiH, and again at tlio on
iroai hlin iilsof the ( ommlllio on Credentials,
Ihe band caino in with "Dixie," aril the silver
muti wcro mail) crazy with delight. Again
Senator Daniel lost all control of the Conven
tion. Tho cheers and tho shrh ks and the riimblo
of thousniiilH of feel lasted nearly llftoun min
ims, and during all thai tlluu uoitliur Siirmaul-nt-.ims
Mm iln nor Chairman Daniel inter
fered and tlueatenuil to oliar thu galleries, ns
they did whon thu uproar hurst out for Now
Yoik State. The band up aloft played murrily
011, nnd thu Itov, M. Green of Cedar llnplds.
who 1 iBjid tho domonstiatlon for Now York,
cheernl nlth all his throat for tho silver vic
tor). Till. l'rilSIANI..NT III10.V.NI VTIUV.
Tho report of tho Coinmlttio 011 I'ormanent
Organization wan next prohouted by K. II. Fin
liy of Ohio. 'Ihe twint) pcrmnnnnt olllcers,
lundol by Senator Whlto of California for
Chairman, worn nil of thorn from tho Went and
Siiiilh, not n place, not oven a lltllo Secretary
or a VIce-1'rusldent, went to tho North and
When tho nnmo of John I. Martin vras read,
and It was seen that ho had boin retained as
burgu-int-nt-Artys, thero vvuro hisics und cries
of "No, 110," uit when the report was put t a
voto Martin was elected along with tho rest of
the ticket. There woro two motions to adjourn
until to-morrow morning nt 10 o'clock, but
Chairman Daniel would not listen to either. He
appointed Gen. Klnlnyof Ohio, Judge McConntU
of Illinois, nnd Senator George Vest of Missouri
to escort Sonntor While to tho chair.
In Introducing Senator White, Senator Daniel
Jollied tho crowd by telling them how thnnktul
ho wns that ho hndbcon treated so well. Sena
tor Whlto said: " Gentlemen, I will detain you
with no extonded speech," nnd the crowd
howled with delight. Ho said that ovury dole
gato would bo treated with equal fairness, nnd
thnt when tho Convention had finished Its
labors then every man should unlto In giving
thu heartiest support to over) thing that had
bieiidono. Ho admitted that there wasa Ue
ildcd dltrercnro ot opinion, and that admission
Tho gnvol fiend popped up tho momont the
speech wns over. Ho was W. A. Clark of
Montana. Ho had a solid sllvor envoi, which he
said tho people of tho city of llutto, Mont.,
wanted to glvo to the Chairman. Senator White
accepted It In n ton word specoh.
Senator Jones of Arkansas announced thnt the
Commltteo on Platform and Resolutions would
meet In tho morning nt 10:1)0 o'clock. Tlio mo
ment tho announcement wns mado tho crowd
began piling nut. A motion to adjourn uutll 10
o'clock In the morning was carried.
THE CO.VKif.VTJO.V JX UKTAtU
llr Vnnentlnc Oolil DrlcBntra the Nllverltee
Hecnrc n Two.ttilriln Majority HeiiHtor
t title Cbo(it Tor l'ermiment Chalriuuti.
fir the VnltrU J-rrji.
ClllfAdo, July H.-lhcro was no repetition
this morulngof the offensive scones of )esterday
so far as ndintsslun to tho Conv outloii Hull was
concerned. Hy order of tho tomporary Chair
man (Senntor Daniel of Virginia) Just before ad
journment last evening, tho doors woro opened
at n A. M., and nil persons having tho rightof
entry-delegates, alternates, nnd holders of
tickets wero admitted as soon as they pre
sented thcmsiivcs. In that way tho Sergcant-ot-Arms
crnped the curies which fell thick
upon him sestcrday from tho thousands who
wure victims ot his stupid order to keep tho
doors closed till tho Inst moment. 'I ho rows of
spectntors' seats wero early tilled without push
ing, confusion, or the display of HI temper, and
tho delegates and alternates had no dtluculty In
reaching their several sections. Tho weather,
which has been rather chilly for somodnys past,
wns sunny nnd bright this morning, and there
was a delightful freshness In tho air.
Tho buslnossof tho Convention was to havo
hogunat 10 o'clock, but punctuality Is not n
cardinal virtue of this Convention, and for an
hour utter that tlmo thousands of spectators
wero entortalnod by musical selections. Inter
spersed with cheers, porformed by an excellent
band stationed In tho gallery back ot tho pint
form. There wero but fuw dcmonstrntlons for
publlo favorites as they entered tlio hall. Ono
of them was started, with not much spirit, for
Hnnti, tho "Hoy Orator of tho l'latte," who,
with his fellow silver delegates from thnt Stato,
hail gained a point by tho report ot the Commit
tee on Credentials admitting them and exclud
ing their gold contestants.
At 10 43 none of tlio New York delegates hnd
mado thoir appearance, and it was understood
that tho reason for this delay on their part was
that they wero then In caucus on tho momen
tous question whether or not they should at
tend auy mora sessions of the Convention.
Just before 1" o'e lock tho delegation, all ex
ccot Hill and Whitney, straggled In,
THE CONVENTIOV CAM T"l TO OltDEH.
At a few minutes boforo 11 tho temporary
Chairman called the I otiventlon to order nnd
nnnouncedth.it Its proceedings would bo openid
by pra)er by thu I'ev. Thomss Kdwartl Green,
rector of Grace Church iKplscopali, Cedar
ltamds, la. At this tlmo the se its of the New
York delegates wero Mill unoccupied. Tho
pra) or called for a "special blessing on this Con
ventlon. assembled from all oci our fair hind,"
and asked that tho minds of the deh gates
should bo "dominated for good, for humanity,
nnd for God, that w lint they did might tell in
the ears to como for the ndv auccuiont and lift
ing up of our human kind."
senator Whlto, permanent Chairman elect,
relieved Sonntor Daniel of tho gavel and pre
sided over tho Inform il proceedings of tho Con
vention which followed, Mr. Daniel being in
poor voice after his exertions of yesterday.
llio temporary Chairman announced that the
first business in order was the report of com
mittees, n-. no business could bedono, except by
unanimous eonent, until tho cnmiiillleos re
ported. He called the first committee In order,
tlio committee on Credentials, and there vvas no
responre, and after nn interval of about ten
minutes it vvas announced that thu committee
was aliout to rcassemole after a long night's
At 11:1S Senator Martin of Kansas vvas rec
ognized, and moved an Inform il recess of llvo
minutes to permit Gov. liog of Texas to ad
dross the Convention. Tho motion was adopted,
but a stray band In tho gnllcr), out of reach of
tho ( halrman's gavel, kept on ptn)lng "Dixie"
for ncarl) tun minutes before It could b stopped.
OOV. IIOUII Vllllltl S-l. rilh IIINVI NTIUN.
Gov. Hogg began by sajlng Hint this should
bo a proud oec asfnn for every Amerhan citizen.
Ho advocated the cultivation of n spirit of
friendliness In order to win tho victory next
November. livery Democrnt In tho I'nlteel
'tates should lay aside his prejudices and
march with his rival brother against tho com
mon cncin). tho Republican party cheers'),
which was pleading In glittering generalities
nnd promising belter behavior If llio people
would only tr) thorn again. Tlielr fight should
not bo wagid with eiech other, but with the
lommonfeie If Democrats onl) united the) could
enrr) con-dcruition, dl'aitir, and dofeat Into
tho lie publican ranks. Cheers. Ho assailed
llio Republican doctrine of protection nnd
I won tli. nnd i-nld tho Republican porlv pro.
piisul to ileMroy labor organizations and had
nrgaulzid indicates and trusts for that pur
pose. It proposed, through tho uso of tho Fed
eral courts, hacked by 1'cdiral havonets, to
strike down and overawe thfiso who labor.
In 1 onileinnliig tho Republican part) for
its ileclainflrn In regard to gold nnd silver.
Gov llo.-g mi'lnluied In tones of Inulgnatlon:
"Aro jou Amorlcaiis, or nro you truckling s)co
piiatitf, winning smiles from foreign crowns?"
t hee rs I
Gov, llocrg's "five minutes" worn stretched
Into half an hour, but tlll tin re wire no tidings
from the nmiiiitteo on Credentials, and, nmld
vnclli rolls cries for "Hill," who was not pres
ent, tho t hair recognlzid Si linlor-i lect Moiiny
of Mistl-sippi. who inoviil thalSuialor Illnck
burn uf Ivoiitui k) hu Inv Itid to thu stand, Mr,
Rlai kbiirn, the llrst prniioiiiiiiil caudlilatu to bo
hi aid, was received Willi tumultuous applause,
hi.NAimi iii.trKiil'tis's Niw'.mi,
"Tim Demoirats of Amerlta have gathered
hero to do an Import. Hit work. The) niochaiged
with a great tint). Ihe vast majiuli) of tho
A murium jnopluaru sulfi ring, and look to this
( iiiivoiillou In coricct their grluvancis mid 10
right Hah wiling. V011 hnveoponeil tliN i.im
pnlgn In splendid ntvlc Muti'l) statu ) oil havn
swept iivui the skirmish line You hnvo c ouiu
here liiMiui'ii'il li) an on 1 whelming tuujorlt)
of) our pail) and jour pmple. Tin 10 can hu no
iloiiht a in whurc jour itutv lbs. i'oii nro horu
to meet tho reason ibh i.,piclations of jour
Juki, 1I1, I nt y do nut in 1 d to hu told (becuusu
the) kuoivl that they iro lo-iliu tlio vh tims of
v Iciuus und unjust h glslnllon. 1'hey know, and
the) have l.istn.c lei jou to declaru. that
thej will no longer submit tmuely to
the class legislation under which the) havo
groaned for ihu last twintj je.iri. 'I buy havo
not si nt jou hurc to i)ii incl among joursclves.
Let us tnUunoaction th it is not tempore i with
thu fullisi niuisiiro of fairness. Let us deilaio
to thu vvoild that which we approve and that
which ivoillsapprovi'. Li l us proiuulg.ito a plat
form which neither humun 1101 devilish in
genuity ran subject to mure than one coobii no
tion Let us declaru that wo 1110 here to pro
mulgate a plailoim thnt shall bo In lino and
1 01 sonaniu with tho ofi-repeattd dei lariitloiis
ofoiii party, and that wo shall not obscure or
di lb cl public attention from tho ono main
Issue upon which this contest turns. Let
us detlaro what wo approve und what
vm disapprove. Let us ileUaro that wo
want to unlock tho doors of tho Ameri
can mints, and that vvu mean to put
sliver hick whero It was hi loro cheers;
lh.it wnineau the unrestricted, t'ui unlimited,
free coinage of both gold and silvir on even
ti rms, w it limit discrimination, and w llhnul the
sllgliteisiiegurd to thuiu no 1 of any other power
nn earth. f( heeis Lit us declare further that
the llemocrntlo party docs not npprnvo the
Isssuuot "coin bonds" In a tlmo nt profound
peai e. Let us declnro that w e do not approv a of
giving thu right of option to the men w ho hold
the obligations, but to tho men vv ho owe them.
Let us declare that wo do not approve, but con
demn, tho pmposltlonof retiring the non-lntcr-ist-benrlug
legal tenders, greenbacks and
Txcasury cotes. Let us declare, further, that-jve
are not In favor ot perpetuating either a na
tional debt or a national banking 'J stem,
"You cannot persuado the American peoplo
tobellevo that the depressed condition of thoir
industries is not tho result of vicious legislation.
Yon cannot make them believe that the nros
have gone out til their furnaces, that the spin
dles have ceased to hum In their factories, that
the farmer Is no longer able to get tho cost of
production for his products, and thnt a million
unctnplo)cd laborers are to-day tramping tho
hlehwajsof the country, while the laws under
which they live are equltnblo nnd fair. They
know better. It seems to me, my countrymen,
that the correction of tboso evils It tho duty
which dovolves upon this great Demoeratlo
Nnllonal Convention. Tho eyet of tho
country, tho ejes of the world, rest flxrsl
nnd centred on this hall of assembled
Democrats. Checrs. If prosperity Is to bo
brought bnck to tako tho placo ot povert), If
happiness Is to be given once more to the Ameri
can people. If freo Institutions nro to bo safe,
picketed and ntichori-il In tho hearts of our
peoplu, it will only bo when thu banner under
which jou gather hero Hoots out nnco more In
proud triumph from the domo of our
country's Capllcd, Chcers.1 It Is In your
hands to glvo this boon to tho American
People. He temperate, ho conservative, but
hi manly nnd bravo Do not tall to
gather tho fruits ot tho splendid victory
which you havo alreadj Inaugurated, You
have carried tho outer trenches, hut tho
Innor cltndil Is 10 be contended for 111 Novem
ber. Let us do nothing evcept with an honest
elTort to sustain the sentiment of tho peoplu be
hind us. I appiml in every Democrat -whether
ho bewlth the majoilty or vvllh tho minority,
whether ho bo fur a single Mniidnrd or for a
double standard to remember. Hi God's name,
that he Is n Democrat still. Aptilause.1 I pill
mj faith to the principles nnd lojnlly of my
party. Itemumber. in) countrymen, that for
twenty yclrs wo havo waged tho light,
unawed 'by power, stubbornly lontcstlng
over) Inch of ground, nnd now wo lire
on tho uvo ot thu fruition of- our
hopes. Wo lend, w Ithout doubt or uncertainty,
the restoration ot the Dcmoerntlo party 10
power. I!) nil the sacred traditions thai gather
ahuutour part), by all tho hopes thril tierva us
for the future, appalling to j our loj nit), appeal
ing to jour patiliiiism, appealing to your cour
age inn! to juurlovo of country. 1 beg of jou,
fellow Dc mocrnts, to mnko a platform that shall
tell tho truth, and rally as ono man to vindi
cate lis fairness. Applnusu.
e mi s foil mi 1.
As Senator Blackburn snt elnwn more cries
wero raised for Hill, without response. A mo
tion to adjourn for half an hour was voted down,
nnd tho hand w ns started up to drovv 11 the con
tusion which prevnliesi Mr. Monej-of Missis,
slppl moved that the Hon. J. W. llrjnn of Ne
braska be invited to thu stand. 'I his was re
ceived with every demonstration of npprovnl,
but thu Chair aunnuiieed thnt Mr. Ilrvnu wns
not iu tho hall, Gov. Altgeld of Illinois wns
then 1 ailed for. nnd. rising Iu thebodj of the
hull, indicated a desire to glvo wn) to Senntor
Hill. Thu ( hair said that Gov. Hill was en
gaged vv Ith the Committee on Resolutions nnd
v as not In thu hall.
Gov. David Overmeycr of Kansas then took
the stand and declared that vcslcrdai tho sent
of empire was transferred from thu Atlantic
States to the Mississippi Vallej. The day of tho
common people had dawned and thu "dollar ot
our daddies" would bo restored. This senti
ment was received with unbounded enthusiasm,
'i ho hand once more filled up tho interlude to
IIIIV. AI.Tliri.il MAKFS A SPLICII.
Gov. Altgeld was again called in requisition
ns a stop gnp. Ills nwarthj' vlsngn ns It appeared
alongside the Chairman was greeted with
cheers, to which ho responded hy saving thnt ho
did not cotuo here to make a speech, but to as
sist In nominating a l'rcsldout and preparing n
platform w hlch should bring hopo to tlio people
Ho a listened to with nttentlon as ho pro
ceeded to ilseus thu cauvi of tlio existing con
dition of dltrov, which h" s immarUed ns tlio
combined notion of the monejed Interests ot tho
world 10 mnko money dear ntnl property nnd
labor chtap. Tho llrst step in this plan wns to
st rlke don 11 sill er. riilsdoubled t hu w orx of gold
nnd doubled Its ptirchnsing power. The conse
quence vvn that prices wero only half as high
as when we had the two metals and It took all
tho farme r could rnlo to pa) tits fixed chnrgos
his Interest and lil taxes 'Ihe farmer was
firostratcsl. the merchant and the railroads did
ess business, and tho laborer was out of cm-plnjment-
Shnll we continue this system, ho
asked, or go Pick to where we were before
and a loud chorus of "noes" was theauswc.
Shall vve go on, ho added, pajlng Interest on
two-hundred-cent dollars, or go hack nnd pav
In one-huuitrid-rriit dollars' That was the
Ijreal question bctore the ( onventlon. Ho chir
acterlzidtho Republican Convention as " Mr.
Raima's trust." At that Convention Mr. Hnnni
nominated a man with one idea, nnd that Idea
wrong. Laughter and cheers That Con
vention ndopleit n single gold stniidnrd,
nnd thu l.ngliMl money lenders npproved.
lhiglishmcn wcro nlwa)s delighted with
an) thing thai tended to gel more blood
and more swell out of the American
people. Renewed laughter and cheers. 'I ho
same men wero hero trying to put the smu
hnlter upon ui. Are jou going to tnnd It? he
askid. and aialn thu response wns n vigorous
" No" Another point loudl) cheered wns win n
ho declared "We will have no straddling on
platform nnd 110 straddling on eiindldates.
These genth men who have to consult thu tin
rooeters when they get up In the morning to sou
tvhat'iilllhj theli oomlons for the dny havo no
show In this Convention. Tho hand of emu
promise never jet ran up the Hag of freedom.
No comprouilso nrmj over fought the battle of
As Gov. Altgeld retired from tho stand ho wns
grictcd with loud cheers,
i.rounr. Mil n w 11 1 iams rvi 1 pii.
Mr.Giorgo Fred Williams of Massachusetts
was in xl celled up anil wns greetnl w Ith acrv,
"1 hrco cheers for Gcorgo Fred illlam." lie
" Fellow Doiiiocralhof tho I'nlon of thul nltid
States, this Is not n f ectlonnl I mil e ntlon. The bat
tle that It now ope-fitiig Is a battle for Ihe restora
tion of theCnlonof tin tates. 'I here haslct 11 no
transfer of the seal of empire from the Wlnnilc
to the Mississippi ( beers. Tho scat nf em
pire Is where It nlw.ijs hai Dceii.nmt where, I
trust, Italwnjs will be. In the logging tamps of
Maine, in the tobacco Ileitis nf Virginia. 111 tho
oriuigo groves of tlorid.i. In the plantations or
Louisiana, Iu the win at Holds of thu West, and
In tho mining camps of I'alifornla. 1 lilleie,
filloiv Democrats, that thu Interests of New
Lngland me repre seiited hirous wedl as the In
terests of the "south nnd v 1 st ppliuse 1
"Thu contest which wo maKc to-da) Iu behalf
of honest capital in New I'liglaiul Is .1 contest
in Isduilf of the llvo million spindles that aro
now Idle. We havo seen the procecs going on
which has 1 rented tho talk ot sectionalism
against which I protest, 'lhu ralltoads Into
which wu have put our honest earnings hnvo
been, under the existing nistim. ruined, und wo
havo como down on our knees with )ou. Ills
thoroiuenf tho honest ludtisti) of uvery man
in tlio Lulled Stntes that Is now demanded. I
beg )ou, gentlemen, not to utter another word
of sectionalism In this campaign, lam a fair
represi ntnlivo myself of tho reul capitalist of
New Lngland, of tho man who leads a life nt
honest toll, and makes whit money he cm to
spend upon htmtelf and upon those on vv horn ho
A general outburst ot lnughter followed this
slip of the tongue, and Mr. Williams corrected
the mistake In this wn) :
"I mean ihosu who nrc dependent upon him.
Rut It Is not much ot a mistake nfti 1 all. For It
has got to ho so that in) proposition Is not ox
nrtlv absurd. 1 1. auditor I hnvo been for my
uapltnl dependent upon llio railway maker mid
the corporation organ. zer. nnd 1 have r een my
earnings go nut, with ours of the West, Into
the hands of dishonest capital, 'llio 'waters'
of tho enrp iratlons haro done ns much harm in
the S est as nuv where elf 0.
"No, gontlemcn; this Is not a sectional light,
and I trust that before this campaign lb our
New Lngland will Join ill this great mini mint,
not to trat sfor Ihnseat of empire from tho ono
section to the other, hut to transfer thu control
of tho I'nliid Slates 'f reusnr) and of lhu mono)
of every man hero from Lombard street to the
centres nf industry In tho United Stniis,"
Illl'lllir l HUM Till! rill lltNTUIS COMMITTI E.
At this point (1 10 I ' M.I thof hnlr announced
a partial report of the Coinmlttio on Creden
tials, ricommindlhg that six votes be grantid
lachnf the Ti rrltorlns nnd the lllstllct of Co.
Iiimbln; si coiid, iiliercarcful cnmpirlsou of Iho
credentials returned hv the National Commit
tee, the) found all of them correct exiept thoo
from the states of Nibraskn and Michigan. In
regurd 10 Nebraska thov woro pleased In report
that the delegales, headid h) tho Hon, . .1,
lire an, should bo admitted to seals. In repaid
to Michigan they asked further time.
Mr. Mnlione) of Nebraska rose in tho body of
tho hall and graci fulls, nlfered to vacate tho
suits now occupied hj thu sitting im tubirs for
tl.o biinelllof I heir successful umii slum-,
A motion to adopt thu repot I was curihd hv a
vlvn voie vote, a demand tor a mil call, w lilt h
was nt llrst made hj Gov. Riisull. hi lug w ith
drawn .ui thu stalemaiil of the I liuiriniin nt tho
( reilenllnls Coinmlttio that llio report was
unanimous, 'lhu gold delegation from N.
biaskn then n tiled to n march tunu by thu
Lund and their silver successors took their
nlaoes. 'lhu lln an men, as they marc hid In,
loaded hv silver-tipped staars and a banner
huarliigMr Ilrjnh's nuuiolii sllvn letters, wero
vol Ifi rously npplntlilnl
'IJie Ciiminltieeoii Credentials noilflcil Chair
man While of tho Convention that It would iu
quire at least thiiu hours to dlcust the mass of
testimony relating to the Michigan casu und
pruparo Its report '1 ho vote of tho cninmltleu
to unpen tho rase stood !IN for 10 A against, mid
It vvas rrfuirid to a sub-coiumltlce, consisting
of Messrs. Atwood of Kansas. O'Donrrct! of
Colorado, lllnko of Texas, Mol.nurlu of Mis.
slsslppl, IMrlrh Sloan, F.d A. Wurflold. und
Smith Wocd, 10 report to tho full committee' ut
.1 1. M.
A IIECEKH TAKKV.
At 1:37 P.M. Mr, Altgeld moved that tho Con
vi ntlon tako a recess till & o'clock. 'I he propo
sition was met with loud shouts uf disapproval.
Thereupon the Chairman, senntor Vv hlto of
California, said that It hud become immlfesl
that there would be no report from the ( nm
mllleo on Creduiulals for somo time, and that
the motion Just mado was the result of that
Mr. Flnlay of Ohio moved that the report of
tho Committee on Permanent Organization bo
now read and that tho Convention proceed to
its permanent organization, leaving the report
of the Commltteo on Credentials to bo disposed
The Cliulr ruled that as thero was no perma
nent roll of tho body, thcro could be no declara
tion of A permanent organization, He then put
the question on tho motion for a recess and de
clared It carried, bo tho Convention took a
rccots till 6 1. M.
Tho Convention reassembled nt 8tl5 P.M.,
with a full attendance of delegates and with
crowded galleries. Senator Daniel of Virginia
was In tho olinlr ns temporary Chairman. Tho
section assigned to tho New York delegation
was, however, an exception, to tho general rule,
vory few of tho members of that delegation bo
lug present. Senator Hill, ex-Gov. Flower, and
Mr, Whitney wero conspicuously absent. Mr.
Perry llolmnnt hovered around as If he had no
particular liking for his surroundings. There
appeared to bo no business ready for presenta
tion, and tho band had to till up tho time, which
It did to genctnl enjoyment nnd satisfaction.
Sonators Harris of Tonncssee. Cockrell of Mis
souri, Jones of Arkansas, and Tillman of South
Carolina, with ex-Senator Reagan of Texas,
inov ed nround uneasily from section to section.
At hnlf past 5 nil order went forth through
the Sorgeant-at-Arms that tho Committee on
Permanent Organization would meet In lta
room Immediately. Tho nudlonco nmused It
self for some tlmo with cnlls for Itrynn. liut
these e nils mot vv 1th no response
At 0:40 Senator Hill, followed by many mem
bers of the New York delegation, came Into tho
hall, mid was Immediately recognized nnd
gtcetcd with cheors and shouts of "Hill. Hill."
No notlco of this demonstration was taken by
hltn. hut ho and his companions quietly took
their seats Soon nfterward Col. John II. Fel
lows tamo In from another quarter of tho hall
mid brought his associates. Ho was not recog
nized bj tho crowd, nnd consequently was nl
lowed to tnko his sent quietly. In nn nlslo In
closo proximity to tho New York section thero
wns at this tlmo a group of distinguished politi
cians In an nppnrontly earnest and anxious col
lonuy. That group consisted of Sonators Har
lis, Jones, and Tillman, nnd Gov, Stone of Mis
souri, THE MICI1IOAN CONTEST.
AtutliO P. M. tho Commltteo on Crulontlnls
presented Its completed report, admitting to
sints tho contesting dolegntes from tho Fourth
Congress district of Michigan. Messrs. Cham
bcrlln and Hint: nlso admitting tho contesting
delegates from tho Ninth Congress district of
Mlchlgnn, Missrs. Hoyt nnd White, nnd
recognizing the right to their scnts of nil tho
other delegates from Michigan.
Mr. Croshv nf Massachusetts, explained that
dlcus-lnn of this innttei had Usted nenrlj all
night and most of the day before It was ncecptud
bj the lommlltei. 'Ihe minority fell It should
be know 11 that In their opinion the report wns n
great Injustice. Mr. ( roshj's voice was very
weak, and hu spoke with a running nci ompmit
ment of cries of "Loudei." nnd derisive ap
plause, most ot his rem irks being delivered In
dumb show. Ho closed hv nlTerlng nn nmond
liuut to retain the four unseated members In
.Mr. Itrennnn of Wisconsin nlsondvocnted tho
ndnptlou of the minority report, nnd said they
tenred tho olfuct of the adoption of llio inajorf
tj report upon tho c utiilrj. Ho entered Into
details of tho facts Involi 1 il In trio eontost. nnd
nlil that the report In this case. If adopted,
would establish the fact thatn majority. In the
llrst Hush ot su-cuss, mlclil go into a smerelgn
stato and upsot the m Hon of a legal Conven
tion. Cheer". Ho charged Hint the contest
originatee! only threo or tour weeks ago, when
O-Ttaln fni ts becauiuappirent us to the majori
ty In this Conv entlon llu bud since become no.
lunlntml with that majnrit). and ho appealed
with eonlldenc to their Bcnso of Justice and
fairness. Cheers, 1
Mr. 'Iavlor of Arkansas, a member of the
Commltt'-e on Credentials, argued In favor of
tho majority report.
COV. M'l.AI'IUN THUS THE ClAI.t.VltlFR.
Gov. McLaurln nf Mississippi, another mem
ber ot the I'oiiiiulttoe on Credentials, gave a
hl'tory of the election of delegates In Michigan,
asserting that there wns a 1 Icier mnjorlt) of
Democratic voters In that Mate In favor ot sR.
vcr, so thai thcro was no effort hero to throttlo
tho will or to stifle the xmrpose of that majority
of Demoi rats. Ho spoke of the orders Issued
from Washington lei tcderal otllcc holders In
Mli hlg en to cam that Mate at all hazards for
gold, and ho slid that It was a question fur the
Convention to decide whether llio men who
rcprusetited tho majority of the Dimocracj of
that state weru lo be driven out of the Conven
tion. Theaudienio miulfested Impatience nt the
length of Mr. Mcl.nui Ill's speech und broke
Intel const 1 I cries tu'M'ut It short," Notice
wns given hy the Chair that If theu lnterruo
tfuns iilto iH.rs!Mcsl In the galleries would bo
cleared, 'lhu notlco wns of little avail, for
hsrdl) had Gov. McLaurln taken up the thread
of his story igaln when the shouts for Hill
broke out afresh. 1 hen the Serge ant-nt-iirms
made this solemn proclamation.
"I.idus mid Gentlemen, the Chair has re
quested thi'Scraennl-nt-arms to Instruct the as
sistant serge.inls-at-artns snd tho Police Depart
ment m remnv e from the galleries any ono w ho
disturbs the meeting, and hu will carrj nut tho
order" Ironical upntausuand laughter 1
Gov, McLaurln referring to thu war of 1813,
a de-legate raised Ihe pednt of order that events
of such ancient history were not gcrmnneto
this discussion, to which Inn, McLaurln re
plied. "Put liru on a terrapin's tuck If you
want to sco it move," and brought his remarks
to a close.
Mr "soulsburyof Delaware opposed tho ma
Jorlt) report. Ho said that he had been elected
on a lii to 1 platform, and he could not 1011
celvool tuu 1 onvc-ntlon doing itijustlcu bv un
si mlng men who were dill) elected nsdelegatrs.
Hu should not votu for such action, c beers
Mr Mophenron, 1111 ml.cr of thu National Loin
mlltce from tho state of .Michigan, opposed tho
lnajorllj report, beginning his speech with tho
stnti nn m
' I am the man w ho, the) say, stole Michigan.
Even so. Lnughter. 1 do not desire to discuss
the financial quisiloii now, but to nssert tho
lign.sef the eteltgates elicted b) a sovereign
Miilu to sit 111 a liemociatlc National Conven
tion, (burs 'llio ( ouvi niliui," ho added,
"has no right to sit as a I nmmlttio ein Cieden
tluls on a Mntu Convention. It may answer Its
purpoo now, hut It would hu making a pre co
dent which will return to damn J mi some das .
( liicrs. I 'I he oulj safe Democratic doctrine Is
to stnni! bj precedents and to scat the delegates
who hold tho oulj credentials that havo been
issued from thoso districts."
SMITH V SIT.VKS lllll TUT SITTIMl IIKI.I-IIATFS.
Kx-l.lcut.-Gov. si(ohan, a member of tho Na
tional Coiiimitteo iiinile a statement to prove
the impartiality ot that committee In Its action
011 the various contested elei tlon cases, and nr
gued In oppoiltlnn to the m.ijorltj report nf tho
Coinmlttio on Cndenilals, Mr, "sneehnn ro.
ferred to the fact thai a poll nf the Michigan
de legation, ns R nriglnnllj stood, shimisl A for
gold and 1 I for silver, and he disclosed the se
crets of the lommitlie room hi saj lug that at
first the majority of tho iniiiiulitie favored un
seating all four of the delegates at large, but
wiser conn-els prevailed nmt ihe delegates at
lnrge weie retained. Hut the district delegates
hnd been tinselled And what was the purpose
'lo mnko tho dele giitlnu 1.1 silver to 111 gold, and
thus open the waj I the overthrow of the tlmo
honored doctrine of the two-thirds rule.
Mr. Ill ike of Texas, a inumbir of the Commit
tee on l ii'ilcntlals, nrgiii d In tnmr of tho mii
Joritj riport, He said that on principle ho was
opposed lo gmng behind thu n turns, hut In this
casu the evidence was ii'jiiuilant that lhu sintu
I (invention had bun inau!piihitc-d In the gold
Interest mid the will of the peoplu slighted. In
his Jiiil.'ini nt tho whole Infernal delegation
from Michigan ought to bo turned out. U titers. J
lie belliivid thai the four deh gates at largo
wero not intltled to seats, but in the spirit of
compromise he did not wish lo go so fnr.
' If we," he -aid, "t annul 11 'minute our man
for Pn "idem 011 .1 silver philfotm, bj votes that
nro limit l and fair 1 do not want him noml
mitid. l biers I 1 do not expect to 1 asi 111 j
voto to nihil Mate nf the I'nlon of mij votu to
which II Is Jiistl) cntllud 1 he ( emiinlttie on
Credent litis uctid Just lj in reporting In favor of
admitting tho contestants from thu lourtbmid
Ninth illstrh is. V011 uiiiltiist.iud tin quisthui.
Volo for thu i.inlorlt) icport mid jou will do
what is right." Applause
TIIF LIE IIIVI'.V 111 A llll'IIIUAs, HII.VI niTI'.
Mr. Mi Knight of Michigan, nlson number of
tho Ciimmiltio 011 C11 deiitlals, asked thu sup
poll not mil) of Iho silvt r nun, hut of thoi utlro
Coiventlon in sllppoil of the report of llio 11111
Jorltv. 'lhu genth men of lhu 10111mlttee.hu
Mild, hnd given tills cno larctul consideration,
and the) wile Inn lo lestlfj lo Home, mid only
Millie, of tin iiulru'us pcipflriitcd 011 the Hi mo.
cints of Mlchlg 111. lie asserted that tliustaie
or Michigan elected n niajorllj uf '.'Oil to Hair
( onventlon In fin or of silver, ami when thu Ad
mlnlnliuliou in Washington found this out Mr.
Stotenson was scut to Washington to upset tho
will of tin) people.
"Thero l not ono word of truth In nil that,"
said Mr Hiihnidsoii from his seat As Mr.
lllakn proceeded further with his statement of
nllegtii lints, .Mr, Wcadoi k, 0110 of Iho dele
gates at Inrgu, suited In the front raw Imme
diately facing the sneaker, said In nn audlbio
volco: "That's a llu." No notlco wan taken nf
this Interruption. Mr, lllnko closed by saying
that If thu majority report wero adopted tho
Democrats would carry Michigan by at least
.Mr. Ilrueker uf Michigan declared thnt he
hadnlwujs been n free-silver man, and thnt
thero were enough silver delegates In tho Con.
v entlon to nnmlnato a President b two. thirds
majority without tho necessity of committing
hlgliwnj robber) Applause mid laughtir
Mr. I S 'I homns of Colorado, a member of the
National Committee, next took the stand, but
thu nudlonco was becoming Impatient, nnd
raised loud cries of "Votu!" Iie held that It
would ho a mistake in elect a Demoeratlo Presi
dent hj overturning the exorcised will of a
Mivurelgn Slate. Hu warned them that thev
inilld nut nllurd to strlko down the statu of
Michigan simply for thu purposo of obluliilnga
Mr, Powers of 1'lah, a member of the Com
mittee on Credentials, argued in support of the
majority report nf that committee 011 tho ground
that tho'tltlu of tho sluing delegates from tho
Fourth and Ninth districts of Michigan was
tainted with fraud. It wns not for the purposo
of having a sliver majority In the Convention
that ho would exclude these men and scat the
conttstanls In thoir places -because they had a
two-thirds majority alrendy but becauso thnt
aotlon would be Just and right.
OIIADV BX'BTAINH THE HINOIUTr nEflJllT.
Senator Thomas F. Grady of New York spoko
ngatnst the majority report. Ho referred to tho
frequent statements In the newspapers weeks
ago thnt tho Mlchlgnn delegntes would bo un
seated for tho purpose of making thoabroga
tlon nf the two-thirds rule unnecessnry, but ho
declnred thnt tho pcoploof this Cnltcd Stntet
would not be decolved by the action of tho Con
vention In this mntter.
At this point one of tho numerous very obtnso
policemen stationed In tho hulldlng attempted to
prevent the entranco of n delegate, and a small,
sized row and some excitement prevailed, but
the Chalrmnii ordered the bnnd to strlko up,
nnd the Convention quieted down.
Resuming his remarks, Senator Orady said It
seemed his unfortunnto fate never to mnko n
apeoch without raising some kind of a row. "My
purposo In speaking," ho tontlntied, "was to
avoid a row, Thero must bo a row. If not here. In
tomo place else. If wo overturn n precedent,
which It n part nf the party disci pllno Itself, by
adopting this report."
The discussion was dosed by two moro
Bpecches ono by Mr. Weadnck nf Michigan
nnd tho other by Mr. O'lzomioll of Colorndo.
Little or no attention, however, wns paid to
these speeches, ns tho crowd In tho gnllorleswns
quite turbulent and eould not be kept In order.
The Convention ltsolf, ns well ns tho spectntors
In the galleries, were In n htirrvto come to a
sole, and Mr. O'Dntinoll nsslsted that view by
moving the previous question on tho report.
Tho previous qnostlon wns seconded.
CHEAT DEMONSTIIATIOS! OVEIl NEW YOIIK'B VOTE.
When NewYork's 712 votes were announced as
In favnrof Ihe minority report n tumultuous win o
of cheering broke over tho assembly, 'I he llrst
clfortsof tho Chnlrmnn to repress thu nimilfus
tatlon by thu use ol his gavel vitr' me l by a
counter demonstration on thu port of the gold
delegates, who, rising and turning their backs
to tho Chnlrmnn nnd their fsces to the Immense
crowds In tso gnllcrlos, waved hath and hand
kerchiefs nnd rtood on their chairs nnd
gesticulated. Thu galleries, cvldentlv strong
ly nnti-sllvor In sentiment. were not
slow to respond, mid unearthly sounds
from fiO.OOO throats II Hod even the vast
space of tho great hall. The Tammany jell was
plainly hesrd In evuy temporary lull, 'Ihe band
tried In vain tocompelo with the bnliel of tinlso.
Kvery rap of tho Chairman's cavel onlj see tneci
to start it again as It began to quiet down.
Shouts for Hill, j-odil calls, and shrill whistles
Midi elm the confusion. Then tho sllvor men
liogan to hiss and stamp their feet, and this
mado matters Infinitely worse Senntor Daniel's
powerful voice, much worn with Its service jes
tirdny, called the next Stnte, "North Carolina."
"North Carolina declines to voto till sho enn
be licnrd," replied tho Chairman of the dele
gation stain Chairman Hlnkley, ex-Mnjnr Hugh
Grant, nndotherprnmlnent New Yorkers vnlnly
tried to stoii the ilnions ration. It went on un
interrupted for fifteen minutes, and wns barely
silenced when tho roll call was resumed.
When Pennsjlvnnia wns reached anil Chair
man Harrltj , mounting on a chair. nid " Penn
sylvania casts her IU votes aje."nn attempt
was made to renew the demonstration, hut it
died away in a few seconds, spectators and dele
gales being almost tired out.
Vic-rum poii the Mt.vrit sip v.
The voto was taken on tho minority amend
ment, which retains the sitting members from
tho Fourth and Ninth districts of Michigan In
the!" seats. Tho vote resulted In the rejection
of tho minority report yens, ,')U8; nays, 5.18:
"Thu noes have It," said tho Chairman, "and
the amendment Is lost,"
It was now the sliver men's turn, and they
yelled and waved hats nnd handkerchiefs and
dlSDlajid Illand pictures and mnde the night
hideous for nearly ns long as the gold men, tho
galleries Impartially assisting. During the
Jubilation of the silver men two stout Kcniuekj
delegates danced a breakdown In tho nlslo nt
the rear of the delegates section, seve rnl others
"patting time," as the southern phrase Is, amid
tho wildest laughter.
THE VOTE I.N DETAIL,
Tho official dotalled vote by States was ns fol
lows: l'ra. .ov JVa. Sov
Alabnms !i- New Jersey ...20
Arkansas .... lit s,ew eirk . 72
California . tt 0 North l sn.llns. .. 1 SI
roiornuo .4 4 No Hi Dakota tt
Connsct cut ... 12 oiln 4U
1 e nwnre ... .0 Prims) Ivnnls , 04
Morula ts lllio.l Isiitini a
li.orclu 2il Seiith Carolina .. Is
Idaho . 1 suitli Hikota .. o
Illinois . .. . 4s Ttiiuessiu 21
Indtina S 2 Texts .. ,.0
Ions . ..! I'tnl el
Kansas i. 1 termont ... . 8
Kentucky '-'I Mmlnla VI
1 enilslaun.... HI W.ishlllKlon . 4
Maine .... 10 Wei V irlnli. . V! HI
Marjlsinl . li 1 Wisconsin .24
MuMflrilUietU . 27 awjoiiln .... 0
Mletilssn 28 Artrnni . . a
Mlnnesnia . u 4'NewJtexlco . ., 11
Mlttlsslppl IS lUclstinnii , 11
rjllssourl 84 ltiilUin lerrltor), o
Montana il Hlt ot ColuuitiU. 1 6
Nebraska Ill Alaika . ... U
New Hampshire... 8 Tots! SC.8 553
Two not voting slid twonbscnt. Total vote, 030
The Chnlrmnn put the uuestlon on the ma
jority report or tho Committee on Credentials
and declnred It ndoptcd.
The report of the Committee on Permanent
Orgnnlzatlon wns then presented by Mr. Flnloy
of Ohio, naming Siuator White of I iiliftiruln as
permnnent Chairman of the Convention and
'I hnmas J. Ceigan of Ohio as permanent Secre
tary. A question wn put to Mr. Flnley as to w hether
thoMateof Michigan had a representative on
the National Committee ns reported, nnd It wns
iinswend In thu nlllrtoatho.
An itmctiilmtul to the report was offered In
relation to the appointment of diligutos from
Nebraska to the several committees (substitut
ing other names!, and tho amendment was
A motion wns mnde to refer bnck to the com
mittee that portion of the report relating to
committeemen from Michigan, and tt was
agreed to. With those exceptions the report was
V commltteo of three was appointed to escort
Senator While, the perm mentt hnirmnn, to tho
1 hair. Ihccmnmitteu consisting eif Mr. llnlej of
Ohio, Mr. Mc Council of Illinois, ami senator
1 est of Missouri.
Senator Daniel, In retiring from the temporary
Chalrmanshlii. expressed his dee p senso of the
honor which he had enJo)id, nnd Introduced
Mr. Whlto ns "tho distinguished Senator from
t'llAIKMAN WHITE'S Sl'ElClt.
Senator Whlto, on taking tho chair, spoko of
the Convention as an assemblage of men from
every stato nnd 'Ierrltory In tho Union, nnd
said that he was prepared to extend full, equal,
absolute, and ImDortiul treatment to all. Kviry
question before tho Convention should be. ho
said, consldorcel carefull) and deliberated), nnd
when the voice of tho Convention wns crystal
lized Into a Judgment, that Judgment should bo
binding on all true Democrats. Cheers.
"Wo dilfcr. perhaps." ho continued, "on
vital issues. Wo meet In filendl) contest, pre
senting w hat sec ms to os proper and right: wo
submit our views in the candid Judgment of
our brethnti, and on t tint lodgment wu will
cerlnltil) rolv. We find In life numorous In
stances of hopes unrealized. Men of promi
nence pass awn), some to oblivion, others be
cause they arc summoned to another shore.
Rut the Demoeratlo part) will not die, even
when we nil hnvo ceased to live. Cheers.
hen thoilllforuiiccs that chnllcngo consldcrn
Ion tn-nlght have pnsseel Into history the Demo,
iratlc party the guardian nf thu people's
rights will etiduro to bliss mankind. Ap
"Mj ambition nnd yours nro but for a mo
ment. Whether I slice red or whether jmi suc
ceed In Impressing inv v Ions or J our views on
tho Convention stems now of supreme Impor
tance, but w 111 not seem so in the future. In
this council chumlxT the Democrailn piny
looks for the vindication of Its existence. Tho
people look to us hi ro for the righting nf their
wroiiLsiuid for the de fence of tho Constitution
the great hulwnik of our liberties. Wo aro
hero to-night Its best. Its triiist, mid Its most
lovnl defenders. t''hetrs Theiu Is no section
alism hi ru noiiu whatever. Liiunl and Impar
tial Jusilee In all this land, Ihe triumph ol tho
penplo as 1 xeinpllllid anil expu sscel In Democ
ruo Is the nbji 1 1 fur w hit h w e hav e ni mhled,
and to carr) nut that object 1 will consecrulu
in) best uxerlluns." Loud applause,
A bll.V Ml II VVI I, I lilt 1 HE I HAIIiVIAN.
Mr. Clark of Mnntiuia, rising Iu the pod) of
the hall, prndut id 11 silver gavel fiom the mines
of Montuuii, width hu teuulercil to thu presiding
ulthcr In thu nnmo of tho delegation from that
'1 he Chairman remarked thai Iu the nhsenco
nt nbjicllon he would ft el 1 ompelled to 111 eept
this haiuDomu token fiomthe Mimionn di lega
tion. No objictliin being heard, the silver gavel
was patsud unto thu I hairman,
siuator Joins of Arkansas. Chnlrm in of tho
Cnmiiiltlio on Resolutions, niiiiouiiinl that tlio
( ominittec on Platturiii and Resolutions would
moot to-morrow morning 111 11 .In n lock, 'lhU
was taken b) the heulid and excltid audlenio
ns an I111I11 ntlon of an iiiimrdiiitii adjournment,
nud for tho siciind tlmo In the coursu of the day
nn Innlplont Punic partialis devtlnptil,
People In the galleries began to mill it out with
n rush, and 11 corresponding minium 111 was
started on the lltoi The means nf 1 xll from
tho building nro so uiierl) lii.ulllciunt thnt
trouble might hnvo followed but ihnt the
Sorgeont-al-Arins. raiting his big voice, com
ninndod his ileputh s to " stop those men,"
Vv hen some degree of ordi 1 hail boeii thus re
stored a motion lo adjourn illl in o'c lock to.
morrow morning was put at 11 .lh p, M was de
clared carried, und tho seiond daj of the Con.
vi ntlon ended,
1 ' -
Onco tripil lit'como tlio favor- .
Ito cathartic unci family iiiedi- IfH 1 8 a
cine, They win favor every- ilIlS
whore and snles nro rapidly In- BBlW
creasing. Jle sure to net Iluod'n. 80c. The
ontyPMs to take with Hood's Sarbaparllla.
OUTBURST OF ENTHUSIASM. I
tuu coxrnxTiox conn itizd orxn ?
1HU KSIi'IllB STATU. II
IVhen Her Voles tVue C'nst for the niltltiM I
Mlchliciin llrltaMta There tVi TnmulU
lion f herring-Hhouta of "Hill, Mill, 1
Ki.tIU It. Hill," and the Tammasr YrlU f
CniCAiio, July 8. After pasalng through a '
listless morning session the Demoeratlo Na- f) '
tlonal Convention witnessed a scene to-night )
which compensated those whoso pent-up feci- U
Ings had no vent In the earllor part of tho dnr. ft
Men and women Joined In the demonstration. jSt
They shouted and cheered, sang and stamped, f
and fairly turned the great Convention hall into JS
a pandemonium. i
It was during tho roll call of Statos on a. mo- jil
tlon to ndopt tho minority report of the Com- iii
mlttco on Credentials that both demonstration! 1
occurred. The majority of tho commltteo had J
submitted n report unseating members of tho if
Michigan gold delegation and providing that jj
silver contestants should tnko thoir places, r j
Chairman Danlol had put tho question nn il
tho adoption of tho minority report, nnd 1
tho voting by Stntes was proceeding with 3
comparative quiet nnd some proslncss. fj
When Now York was reached Chairs
mnn H'nkley's lnrge frnme loomed up under U
tho little bnnncr thnt Indicated tho locality ot sJB
tho Kmplro Stato Democrats. Thcro was a M
silence for a brief second; then Mr. lllnklev's 9
voice rnng out," Now York casts her "I! votes 9
A great cheor went up from nil parts of tho !
hall. The delegates on tho floor led thoap- j
plausc, some ot them rising to their foet to give !?
belter paco for tho display of gjmnnstlcs J
which their enthusiasm forced upon them. A f
mnn among tho spectators roso and waved hit J
hat, and lu an instant tho nudlcnco is as up, ?
seemingly, on masso, and peoplo wcro cheering
'1 hlngs began to quiet down after a few mln. I
tites, but the playing of tho band broke In as '
though tt w ero Intended as a signal to renew the 1
applause. Upngnln como tho Eastern delogatoa
and up came tho spectators.
In tho centro of tho Now York seats a bearded
mnn jumped on chair and wavod his hat. He
shnutid something to his fellow delegates, and
nearly evety man among tho New Yorkers
leaped lo his feet, many standing on their
chairs and shouting llko men gone wild in
Tho lender of this feature of tho demonstra
tion wns Hush J. Grant, ex-Ma) or of New York.
Swajlng back and forth, one hand holding his 1
hat high In tho air, tho other waving colleagues
and spectators to tlielr feet, he looked the
Impersonation of a lender. Thoso tiers of men
and women packed closely together In tho great
temporary teinplo of Democracy Immediately
" Up, up!" was tho cry of the New York men.
"C'p, up!" cried the delegates pledged to gold.
"I'p, up " became the slogan of tho vnst multi
tude, nn'd soon delegates on tho floor, and
many thousands who came to see nnd not
to net. wero Jumping, yelling, wnvlng. and
doing every other thing that excited men
ivcr do to show tho trend of their feelings.
Whenever thero wns the slightest Inclination
toward n cessation of tho cheering, tho Tam
many jell went up nnd tho volume of sound V;
swelled to Its fullest ngnln. f
In thnt injstcrlous nnd Indefinable manner
which all those who have seen a great demon
stration of this sort can appreciate, cneerlng
suddenly dicrca"ed In volume and seemed to
bcd)lng ). Rut Hugh (Irani knew hlssub
Jects, and through his lips came tho name of
Due 1.1 II Hill, shouted with all tho lung power
nt his commnnd.
" Hill. IIIll. Dnv Id H. Hill," became the err ot
the thousands who hnd a moment boforo shown
signs of abating 1 nthuslasm.
l"p again came delogntes nnd nudlence, every
mnn nnd woman shouting the namo of the Now
So groat became the volumo of sound and bo
w Idespread the confusion that Grant. Hlnkley,
and the mnn who was the object of tt nil David
It. IIIll who had sat quietly and calmly in his
chair while the tumult raged, finally appealed
bj voice and gesture for quiet nnd order.
Rut they might as well have nrgutd or at
tempted to subdiio so many Comnncne In
dians, and though things became quieter
for an Instant, when Chairman Daniel cn
' dcnvoreil to msjko n statement, tho multltudo
seemed only to giln greater vehemence hv their
brlof inuse.nnd jelled nnd waved with such
heartiness thnt the demonstration went beyond
Its former lounds.
Gov. Altgeld nroso to speak, but ho was
shouted down, and hisses commlnghd with tho
shouting. Grant and the New York leaders
used thoir efforts to stay the tumult, and. llttto
by little, thoy gained their object, until 6uch sj
order was restored as enabled tho Chairman to
mako an appeal for quiet.
to DExnir.ci: CT.F.rF.i.Axn.
I'ltchfork Tlllmien Ilnan Revolution to Pr
sent to tile ('onventlon.
CitirAOO, July 8 -When the rerort of the
Committee nn Resolution Is mado to the Con
vi ntlon to-morrow, a minority report will be
nlso presented endorsing the financial policy of
the Cleveland Administration. To that Senator (J
Tillman of South Carolina will ofTi ran amend
ment and address the Convention upon It for
fifty minutes. Senntor Tillman's amendment
Is In these words:
"Wo denounce tho Administration of Presi
dent Cleveland as undemocratic and ty ran leal,
nnd as a dcp-irturo from thoso principles which
are cherished by all llhertj -loving Americana.
Tho veto power has ton used to thwart the
will of the people os expressed by their repre
sentatives In Congress. The nppotntlve power
has heen usod to subsldlzo the priss, to debauch H
Congress, and to overawe and control citizens I
In the free exercise of their Constitutional right fl
as voters. A plutocratio despotism Is thu
sought to bo established on the ruins of
tlio republic. We repudiate the construc
tion placed on the financial plank of the last
Democratic National platform by President
Cleveland nnd Socretury Cnrllsle as contrary to
the plain meaning of Kngllsh words, and as be
ing mi act of bud faith deserving tho severest
censure. The Issue of bonds In tlmo of pence,
with which to buy gold to redeem coin obliga
tions pa) able In silver nr gold at tho option of
the Government, nnd tho use of the proceeds to
elefrny the ordinary expenses of tho Govern
ment, are both unlawful nnd usurpations ot
aulliorlt) deserving linpcachmont." ,
vtTTitios has mot iriTiinitAMr.
. Fnr an llr Know Ills Nnmo 1YIII Bo
lrenrntrtl nt Chlesiixo.
Piiii.aiiiipiiia. July H. Kx-Gov, Robert E,
Pnttlson said to n reporter this afternoon, rela
tive to tho report fromthlcngo thnt his noma
would not be presentod to tho Convention as
Presidential candidate, that he had not been
advised of such a movement, e'ntll he shall
bear from Mr. Harrlty or District Attorney
Reck, w ho aro lu charge of his Interests, the ex
(iovornor will not send nny communication to
them regarding tho presentation or the with
drawal of his nnmo. So far as Mr, Patttson
now knows, there Is no change In the pro
gramino to present his namo before tho Con-
Glass Pitchers with silver
Mounts, for Claret Cup,
Theodore B. Starr,
206 Fifth Avenue,
Madison S quart.