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TTxIliSo'4- NEW YORK, FRIDAY. JULY 10, 1890-COPY1UG11T, 1896, BY THE SUfr PRINTING AND PlTUL.SH.XG ASSOCIATION. nilCETVo'CENTsT'' I jfl
ItElBYTOVOTE.
1 1 Convention Adjourns After Hie
If Candidates Are Nominated.
I STORMS OF APPLAUSE,
' Bland and Boies Hurrahs About
Equal in Length.
WOMAN LEADS BOIES'S MEN.
Georgia Named Bryan and a Big
Hubbub Followed.
Tho Convention Hall Filled to Of.rOowl.i
n.ror tho Night Hesslqja IJea-nn-Arkan.
(a. Uava War t Ulnourl Wbt tha
Boll I'" U'n."l Seaalor Veet Started
OtrteN'anielilBnd-A How Interfered with
Iltu, bat tho Closloa Ooin.nl Caught
ths Crowd A Demonstration Quarter of
i llonr JUnK-Oeorla xed OCT for
Urrsn-A Tsa. minute. Demonstration
I rotlona-Turpl Not Heard In Namtaa
JIstlhewe-WhltB or Iowa an Jtlolra
at tbe Heglsnlnn; or nia Speech and tha
NH4 Whoop.-A Wotaaa la IThlta
I,. the Oemoaatratloa for tha Iowa
Uss ribs Was Was Murray of
ftssana, la. Rhaa or lteatnckr Nantes
Blackburn Tha Gold Hn Aaaonaea
taal They Havo No Caadldataa ta Pre.
Bcst-ratrlek of Ohio Names fel.caa,
Cmcaoo, July 0. The crowd began gather
ing at 0 o'clock (or tho evening session ot the
D.tnocrstlo National Convention, and by 7:110
o'clock two-lhlrds ot the seats were filled, al
though t that hoar there were leas than fitly
dtltf ate. on band. There were rowi tnnumera
bl. l tho various entrances.
at Tho impression wa abroad that this session
,u to bo tbo last of the Convention, and It
iMmtd that there were a thousand ot persona
around n ho were bound to beat their war Into
tho boll. They held fake tickets, old tickets.
and no tickets at all, and, as each man had to be
dealt "tin separately, the police had their
Lauds lull.
tho New Vork delegation had held a meeting
during rectus, and tho news that they were to
all In tholrjeatsandtokono part In the Conven
tion, at is reported elsewhere, was tha chief talk
lathe tali. The concensus ot opinion was that
ihoro was not anything else (or the delegation
to do. Even silver men said that.
THE BOO 118 AWUVE.
The first boom on hand was that of the Bon,
eilrcr Dick Bland. It came tn headed by a
brats band and arm.ed.wUb, portraits of Silver
Dick, and it tola decidedly chilly reoeptlon.
, The Holes boom came next, and Its reception was
even chillier than that accorded to the Missouri
man's. The boom of the Hon. Joseph Blackburn
came In quietly in the hands of small boys.
Ttiej tarried arm f nil of olrculars. each with a
U picture of tha Kentucxy Senator and a printed
1 list of the qualifications that made htm. In tba
1 opinion of his friends, the only candidate (or a
t tree-silver crowd like this to nominate. These
boys were going to steal a march on tbe
ether booms. Tbey bad orders to put tbe pic
ture of the Senator In each delegate's seat. They
rot about half tbroueh'the work whan tha po
1 lice found out wbat they were doing and col-
i3t Isred them and fired them ont of the hall, clrcu-
7J Ian and all. Following this Incident tho Island
nl bud and the official band got into an argument.
H One played "Dixie" and the other " Vankeo
Doodle," and "Dixie" won ont. The Bland-or-H
butt band was the one playing It.
I At 8 o'clock. when Chairman White, appeared
I the big hall was packed. It was the trrcatest
H audience that there had beeu at any session ot
B the Contention. It there were 10.000 seats in
the balldlng, as the Chicago people say, there
III weroatleaat 16,000 persons In theaudience, (or
H there were a thousand who hod no seats,
n Curiously enough, when the Chairman rapped
il (or order the wind waa coming over Lake
Michigan from the southwest, just where the
oratorical wind was preparing to kick UP a dis
turbance. Tbe New Yorkers were not In their
seat! when the Convention was culled.
motion made by Senator Jones of Arkansas that
the roll of States b called for tha nomination
of candidate. The Chairman announced that
the nominating and seconding speeches must
be confined to thirty minuU'tt (or each candi
date. This was cheered and Hie roll call
begun. Alabama passed. Arkansas was called,
and Senator Jones announced that Arkansas
yielded her time to .Missouri.
I VEST NAMED III.AND.
' Bcnstor Vest, who was to present tha name of
; " Sllrer Dick " Dland. made his woy to tho plat-
form and was announced as a ten-mlnuto man.
I The Senator did not lo any time in naming
bit man. It was received with one lung yell,
which died out in loss than a minute. People
"ho had had an Idta that tho Illand boom waa
I, about the biggest thing on earth asked In sur-
H " What's the matter with Bland?" The Sen
V 1 "tor w" 'a the middle of liln speech when there
lyt ' row down by the entrance. The police
3Xg7 ere 1,,vl". tussle buck there. A lot of dele
ft! Wtfrom hair dozen States rushed up to thn
"out ihu pisiform and shouted that there
at a riot Xnriu , ,i that delegates had
to Ilrflit tu git tnio ihu hull, Onu iiiuii suld that
1",Ulull'riuliun,t tern to pieces. It as fully
ten niinuu, before uii) thing like order was
M W restored ami Senator Vest was able tn go on
1 9 w'llit.i,tcl1. a told about llland's tulvo-
cfsllH-riii It) to 1 and not a hand clap
A """"I him llu told what a modest and pre
) m ITiw" 'U1''ni,l "land was. That seemed to
m& "'"Ins crowd us liumoroiis, and the Senator
. f '"Honnl t tt(l( 1lll)tnor lnenton of juand's
;; ) . "" 'l'frcasjut one shout, and It was all
' Wif ' th t ,i "'M "",n ftn"y ott D the corner of
, ,, ' ,' '' h"rMt of Senator Vetl't speech was
j, I tcenied , ,1U,a.H rcC)ril ,u Co0(tr(.Mi
". will "I'""1 '""'"'" '" concluded, "and you
II1 . n"k"l'" 'fiiiorratlo party again tho party
W nni. T'11'"' !" us SiUor Dick and silver
,0'" "'' will ,,Mko McKlnlovslck."
..nrn."" ' "alor "topped the Missouri dele-
tlri V If0f "'"nlht. The delegatloinUK-d In
M '' eUiU- Tei.ne.we, Texas, West Vir
al Wid "" ,mlr ,l ,0a otller 8t"lea fo1
BsV Unn." "'' ,lle crowl took It up. Four
M ut, Wl"' "'" Pc'ro of the Lebanon
(I r..aiJafl 'Ww from borne nusterlou.
il hlEhaK. l't n,Hrch" n'oun'l the hall, held
M v In the "'" l""'U "f UlB crowd. Away off
s9 Ooj l n " l'"'ro w" nner reading. "On
tl itriZtrUUnir''une,,lttadl" fbe brass hands
P ,h '.""'""''elwdalongtheruuipas. Overln
I4f -J Mr.11""'.eUw"iother big sign, "HUnd-HH.
If down J, 1 'bloc,''ntl0n." that worked IU way
llaa 1 of a n.. , 'j0'" ot th Platform In the hands
trtv. I wsi f,.,i wllh an ola "unshado straw hat on. it
iBm '' lU Ly '"Meof silk banners with
KsBaMlMls'y ' .av. i
aaaaawaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaWarasassaaawi.-wi h u niaaaasssssBiSssal
Utand's plotura and the mottoss "Free Kllvor,
Freo I'oople," and "Silver Dick, tho l'oople'a
Choice,"
The boomers of the Hoy Orator ot the I'lntte,
Mr, Ilryan, tried to stem the tide by trotting
out the picture of their champion, but Instead
of doing It, It set all tho friends of Dryan scream
ing, and tho noise was redoubled. More ban
ners (ollowod that of the Hoy Orator. One
saldt
" Illand will carry Missouri by 100,000."
Another said: "Illand Is enough of a plat
form." Then block umbrellas with yellow letters
appeared, and after them a huge silk stiver
dollar. The demonstration had been going on
twelve minutes when an effort was made to re
storo order.
The Chairman knocked nhole Id his table
with s, meat axe mallet. It was Just sixteen
minutes when order was restored. Some enthu
siast tried to start the demonstration over
again, but the responso was a hiss from every
where that sounded like a half dozen locomo
tives lot'tlng off steam,
David Overmtyer at Kansas followed Senator
Vest and seoondedtho nomination "of tho Illus
trious patriot and statesman. Silver Dlok
liland." The cheers that greeted him were
again drowned out by hisses. Ovarmeyer made
a hit deolaring that the money that was used to
pay George Washington for saving hts country
was good enough to pay Holnelbaoh, Ichel
helmer, or anybody olso who was tha oountry's
creditor.
" lie's a man who works In tha field with bis
own hands." declared the Kansas seconder.
" He tills the soil, be mows the grass, and he
cuts the corn, lie makes his living wllh his
own hand and by the sweat of his brow."
J. H. Williams of Illinois followed the Kan
sas man, and he also neconded " Silver Dick's"
nomination. Mr. Williams was one of these
nion who crop up at every Convention.
They hldo tho name of their candidates
until they get through talking and then
take tho crowd into their confidence.
IU talked of "our cause," referring
of course to sliver. "Nominate Bland," he said
at lost, "and no man wilt ask how long ho has
been a Democrat or how he has stood on the
sliver question. Nominate him," he went on,
"and 400,000,000 of silver dollars will rlso up
and appeal for hts election. Tho silver waves
of poDular approval will sweep him Into office."
OEOnOIA KOMIXATKS DItrAX.
This finished up the Bland nominating speech
es. The roll call was resumed. When Geor
gia was reached II. T. Lewis, one of the dele
gates at large, was Introduced. Ha wanted
to nomlnato a man whose publlo life
public service demanded reward, and ha
named William Jennings Bryant, the Boy
Orator ot tho Platte, and the rumpus
that had followed the second mention of Bland's
name was resumed. The official band was
promptly at work helping It along. The silver
banner of the Boy Orator was paraded around.
Ahead of It marched a man wllh the Georgia
sign. Just behind It came both Carollnaa.
Iulslana, and then Michigan. They fell In
one after the other, and the nheerlng and howl
ing was doubled and trebled as each one took
Its place. They paraded all around the ball
once.
The banner made a second trip and South
Dakota Joined tbe crowd, and a moment later
Mississippi's banner appeared, and the half dos
en Scanner bearers gathered In tbe centre of tbe
delegates' quarters while tho crowd whooped It
UDlnasonl-stlrrlng way. The Chairman tried
to check their demonstration In six minutes
and bo only made It worse.
An enthusiastic boomer got possession of tha
bass drum of tha official band and thumped It.
Tho crowd began stamping, and the noise was
like the roar of thunder. The Chairman and
Sergeant-at-Arrae Martin yelled order until
they ware blue In the face. Another hole was
pounded in tho table on the platform. At last
tbe banner-bearers returned to their seats, but
that did not stop the clatter and bang and
thunder.
At the end of about ten minutes of yelling,
tbe hissing that had wound up the Blond de
monstration was resumed and It brought o sem
blance of quiet, and Theodora Klutx of Salis
bury, N. C, took tbe opportunity to second the
nomination, of the boy oritor. George i Will,
iams.the Massachusetts Slugwump.who Is a(rald
now that he is come out for free silver he won't
get any more Invitations to S o'clock teas, also
seconded tho nomination of Bryan at tho re
quest of Oeorgla, ho said. Tho country needed
a young man, he said, a man of nnf ailing vigor
Inadespemto contest. It needed no Napoleon,
and the howling was resumed. Mr. Williams
paid no attention to It, and went on and finished
his speech.
Thomas J. Tlernnu followed tbe Massachu
setts man with another second (or Bryan. lis
got the crowd with him by declaring that the
Convention had refused to worship tbe golden
calf that England had sot up. This, he said,
was not a lovolutlon. but was a restoration.
Silver should bavo bar own.
At the end of the speech the crowd howled
for nryan. Just os If they expected the boy oro
tor to Jump up and second his own nomination,
lie did not do it, but LouUiana seat up another
man to second Bryan's name. Ho called on tho
golden rys of tho sotting sun, and a man In tho
audience howled " t'ollce."
TL'IIPIE PilEHEKTS MATTHEWS' S NAME.
Idaho and Illinois passeJ. and on tho rail of
Indiana Senator Turplo got up to present Gov.
Claude Matthews. Mr. Turple had a weak
voice, and the crowd yelled "louder." He did
tho best ho could, but he couldn't make hlmsolf
heard beyond tho platform and tho front seats.
He wanted Matthews nominated because ho
was the only man who couldcarryNowVork.New
Jersey, and Connecticut. The difficulty Senator
Turple labored under was augmented by the
shooting off of nroworks outside the halh
Every time a rocket or a bomb went oil the
crowd unitvd In a long-drawn "Ah-h-hl"
It was pretty tlresomo for 1 urple, but ho kept
on bravely. Five. tan. fifteen minutes passed.
He could bo feon gesticulating, but not one
word got boyond the platform. As the Senator
continued the confusion grew worse. It kept
trrowlng worso until hit finished, and the
Indiana delegation did not know It was
time to shout until they saw tho Senator
folding up his manuscript, it l'
I ooMerjoll they gavo then, although it only
l",l,,l a tew minutes. When It was over an
Indiana man. standing In his chair, thundered:
Mrnmlrman. if wo can't havo order In this
Convention It had belter adjourn until to-mor-
row morning."
riieroweroshoutsofNo.no.
To Indiana man said It was not (air to the
....Mates Tho Chairman thumped and
sfo UJ Sergeant-at-Arm. Martin then
.owed what a bumortvw man he was by
announcing thnt unless tlwro was perfect order
i lireand tho Serireanat.Arm.would clear
tha pn c"na Ul" ', nlr UuBn was the result.
i, lis announcement by saying that If
.fa'aid L c' did not keep still nobody would
g.nmorrow. A Kentucky man leaped ap
""?Th-CWlrn ha. mad. the threat of clear
!:rcTomo;::butdo.,"H.WaSch..red. ""ThorVar. hundr.d.of men In the hall who
bave no right here." assistant
A "Tat Zm Meapod Jo a tabl. th.
xrgeant-at.orm. W m 1mb
T ,ethTfc?ths "nt tim. In an bour tb.r.
.gain, and to, ,,, 0, California took
WM f0 onSatform Taod seconds th. nom.
i?rauctcd0by W 1U "WM Pla'U
-j i assBeaaaaaaaTaTaaaaaaaTaasTsasTsas
that the nam. of Senator White was not to bo
presented.
WltlTi: .NOMINATES BOIE4.
Iowa was next on the list, and the followers of
tho Hon. Horaco Boles shouted. The Ilou.
Fred White of Iowa mado the speech nomina
ting him. Ho spoke lloles's name thi very first
thing. Then thoro was a whoop that died
oway almost boforolt had begun. White, said
Boles had a broad mind and fitted the situation
thereforo he was tho logtoal candidate. He
was never sensational, and to Ills everlasting
honor It must be said that in doing things he
novor failed to make an Impression. Tho
speaker said there would not be any fire
works It Boles was named and etocted. but his
term would bo marked throughout by tnvigor
inc. common sense. Hold ntood on tho Con
stitution of his country on the financial uues
tlon, and that domanded gold and tlhcr, not
gold or silver.
A HUMAN 1.EAII3 THE CHKUI1S'
White had gone beyond his nllnted .10 min
utes and the crowd Informed him so. He quit
in a couple of minutes, declaring that It Boles
was nominated the fictitious Napoleon would
meet his Waterloo at Waterloo as hard as tho
real one. Tho moment he finished the shrill
shrieks of a woman were heard In the cost ot
tho hall. She was dressed In whlto and she was
shrieking
"Boles I Bolts I Boies!"
The woman stood In her chair. Bho was snp
ported on either side by women. Every time
oho said "Boles" hor arm shot out and up. In
one hand sho had a flag. Somebody put n flag
lu her other hand. She waved both with
tbe enthusiasm of a Salvation Army girl saving
a soul. The crowd took up her cry. The dele
gates Jumped up In their seats and oheered her.
Tho head of the Iowa delegation ms.de his way
to her with a silk banner having Boles's picture
on It, and she dropped the flags and took thaL
The cheering was redoubled, but above It
could bo heard h.r shrill shriek of "Boies,
Boles, Boles," In regular time. Buck and forth
the banner waved for three or four minutes.
Then the man whnhsdbroughtlttohergrabbed
her about tub waist, and still holding the banner
ho led her down from the gallery and out on
the floor of the Convention. There was no lot
up in the cheers. The pair made their way to
tho Iowa delegation, where oho was fairly
hugged. She kept close grip of the banner.
A Michigan man grabbed the banner ot his
Stato and made his way up beside her. Thau
the three marched around tho room. The woman
was Miss Minnie Murray of Nashua, la, Una
of the women who had aided her when she
started tha demonstration was Mrs. J. A. Dallon
of Lansing, la., who Is tbe adltor of a newspaper.
Tba demonstration continued fifteen minutes,
the Chairman making frantic efforts to stop it,
but he could not do It. Ho called on tho bands
to help him. Tbe longer it lasted tho happier
grew the face of Miss Murray. She was fairly
dancing wllh Joy.
It was at the end of eighteen minutes that
Miss Murray was led back to her seat looking
as fresh as when she started, and quiet was re
stored. A. T. Smith seconded tho nomination
of Boles, and railed him the grand old Com
moner of the Waoash.
Kansas had no candidate. When Kentucky
was called, the chairman of tho delegation.
Jumping up on his chair, shouted:
"Mr. Chairman, the delegation of Kentucky
has selected the Hon. John S. Rhea to present
tbe name of the Sauth's greatest Democrat
Joe Blackburn."
The quality ot tbe oratory ot Mr. llhra was
Al. He was the beat speaker of tbe evening,
and tho crowd enjoyed it and yelled "Hooray
for Joe Blackburn 1" at every punctuation mark.
When he had finished the band began playing
"The Old Kentucky Home," uud the whooplug
was ronewed.
But it was nearly midnight, the people were
tired, and the Chairman got order quickly.
Blackburn's nomination was seconded by W. W.
Footo of California, who announced that Cali
fornia would have been for Senator White, but
that gentleman had commanded that his name
should not be presented. Footo took a crack at
tbe Iowa women.
"Joe Blackburn." he said, "is not puraded by
any Joan of Arc. it is true."
He didn't finish what he was cuing to say. for
the crowd stopped hiru with boute of laughter.
mass tciiuHrrrs iieaiiii ruoM.
When Moasachusetu was called the Chair
man of the delegation announced :
" The delegation ot Massachusetts wan In
stracted to present the name of Onv, Ituseell.
but since the platform hav been adopted lie de
clines to become a candidate on it. The Stato
therefore, has no candidate."
By the lime MUtourl was called tho boomers
of the Hon. Silver Dick hail uiadu up tboir
minds that Bland had belter be nominated all
over again, and tbey sent up l'aut Joues of
Arkansas, who talked till midnight.
When New Jersey was called the Hon. Alton
L. McDermntt stood up and Bald:
"Mr. Chairman. New Jersey does notdrslroto
nomlnato any man on tbo platform ot this Con
vention." Thcrn wero mingled hisses and
cheers. The Pennsylvania delegation Jumped
up. and there were cries of "Thal'sltl that'slt!',
When order was restored and Now Vork was
railed. Senator Hill announced that New York
bad no candidate. Ho said nothing abont tho
platform. The crowd began veiling "Hill,
Hill." The Chairman thumped iho table and
again threatened to clear tho hall, and order
was restored.
1'ATHICK NOMINATE!) U'l.EAN.
Ohio responded to her name by sending up
A.W. Patrick to nominate John It. Mt'Leon, one
of the most magnlflrent characters that gracei
Ohio, Mr. Patrick said.
Mr. Patrick said that ilio Cincinnati 7-,'ninJirrr
circulated in twenty States like the flakri of
snow on a winter day. Tale waa apropos of tho
spread of silver education.
Pennsylvania was called next, and Chairman
llarrlty of the National Cnmmlttio announced
that Punnaylvaula had no caudlduto; that
when tha time came to vote Uiu delegation
nould express its preference. This wus prucli.
callY the announcement of tho withdrawal of
tho Patllson bourn.
Tlio I'oimoj or boom, too, wavuut of It, for the
Oregon delegation remained 'allelit when the
Stale was called,
Joseph Hollly responded to the call of Utah
He was "queered " from tho start, for he wore
a pearl-colored satin cravat. The people had no
patience with blm. JIo was another Illand sec
onder. Tho Chairman of tho Virginia delegation an
nounced that tha delegation hud been iuttructud
to present the name of Senator Daniel, but he
(orbadu it, and Virginia had no candidate.
West Virginia sent up J. W. St. Clair to sec
ond tho nomination of Henatnr Blackburn,
"wlio sounded tba tocsin of free silver in lhl
contest."
(ieu. Bragg of tho Wisconsin delegation said.
"Wisconsin oanuot take part lu tho Demo,
cratlc Convention bocause It has adopted a Pop
ulist platform."
Delugato Dockory of Wisconsin wont ti tho
platform Mid said:
"An undemocratic uult rule throttles my vole
here, but when eleotlon day comes tha state of
Wisconsin will vote tor tha nomliuu of this,
Convention. Ho will be the favonto son ntl
Nebraska. William J. Byrnes."
Mr. Dockery probably meant Bryan, tho boy
orator.
Oen. Bragg got up and added, "Whohitljat,
another candidate"
At 1'.':;10 o'clock Senator Jones ot Arkansas
moved that the Convention adjoiini'unlil ID
o'clock to-morrow morning,
Tbtrowero jlioutt of "No, No, No," by tho
rrowd.
When the vote was taken the crowd voted
nu, but It did not go, and at 13:33 A..M. tho
Convention adjourned,
PLANS OF THE GOLD MEN.
MOST Of TfffJ 300 WILL TAKE TUB
ItAMV ACTIOS AS SKtF XOJtK.
The New Yorkers Decided to Appoint a
flUaerlnst Committee l.mnowereri to Do
elde Upon VFhnt Action Should be Taken,
but Not lo Order H Holl-The Ueleaatea
Will (Hit In thn Coventlon, hut AVltl
Not Take 1'nrt In tliu Uullotlnc.
Chicago, July D. When the New Yorkdolega
tlon entered the Convention Hall this morning
they wero agreed, but without any formal ac
tion, upon tho courso which they decided on
two das ago. vnd no nhange took place In it
during tho day.
This programme- consisted lu remaining In
tholr seats aud refusing to bolt, but to let their
vote against the platform be thoir last partici
pation tu Hits proceedings, boyond such verbal
explanation uf their position as It might bu
necessary to make.
Tliu goneral sentiment of the dologatlon was
strongly tn favor ot this course, which was
recommended by Sonator Hill, although a good
many members would personally have pro
feired a bolt to-ulght, and declared thut
they would not support thu ticket at
tho polls. Wilson S. Blssoll of Buffalo
wont homo yesterday, saying that ho had hud
enough of this Convention aud should refuse to
accept Its ulutform aud candidates. This after
noun Corporation Counsel Francis M. bcott of
New Vork also went home. He said that he was
compelled to leavo on business, but ho waa
frank enough to say that he should havo left
the Convention any how and would refuse to
support the ticket.
Thu alternntct for thoso two delegates wero
on hand to tuko their places, but their absence
would havo in ad a no dlfforenco lu any event, a
the delegation Is governed by the unit rule, uud
lis course was as satisfactory lo .Mr. Scott auu
Mr. Blssoll as to Porry Belmont, Dolaucov Nic
oil, Hugh J. Uraul. Oeorge McClellau. John It.
Fellows, Frederio It. Couderl, uud o good many
others.
As the session of tho Couventlon progressed
to-day the New Vork dcltgatcs who were tn
favor of a bolt from the start became mora and
mora Incensed, as Mr. Wliltnoy told them
yesterday they would bu. When tho
platfurm was adopted and was found
to contain many other principles of tho
Populists besides freo alitor, including
tha Populist Incomo tax, the feeling Increased,
and It rose to a still higher pitch when Senator
Tillman uf South Carolina made his
speech defying the Eastern delegates and
declaring that ha would like to see
them leave. These two things mode uvan
more bitter to tho gold men the medicine ad
mlulslerrd by the platform. Nevertheless tho
delegates agreed wllh ex-Uov. Flower when he
said that anything doslred by Tillmau should
bo tbe last thing for them to do.
When tho Contention took a recess until a in I
the evening. It was auuuuucod ibat the Nt
Yorkers would hold another meeting and de
cido formally and by vole what their attitude
should be when tho balloting began. This
mooting was held at the Washington Park
Club, and after it was over the delegates dined
there, bnfore returning tu Uie Couveutlon Hall.
Nearly every delegate. Including ihe alteruates
who had tilled the vacancies, was present at the
mealing, which lasted an hour and a half.
Senator Hill, who has been too busily eugagvd
otherwise to attend auy of tho former moet
'"TT. HI 'h"" ond-tnado the opening speech.
The chief reason that the delegation lias not
heretofore regularly adopted the plan which un
doubtedly had the support ot a large majority,
was that ll was desired lo have Sonator Hill
pirsent bofore final action.
In his speech to the delegation to-day Senator
Hill urged the adoption of the plan already lit
formally agreed upon. Though mauy, and per
haps nearly all. of the delegates would prefer
personally to leave the Couventlon, It wan a
question whether they had the right to do so,
and by so doing commit the Slate of New York.
It was belter thai they should sluy throuirh
the Convention, aud roport to the constitu
ents Hereafter.
Kx-iov. Flower ond I)e I.ancry Nlcoll again
said that they would not support the platfurm
which had Just been adopted. Mr. Nlcoll was
still In fator of aboil, llov. Flower was con
vinced that the programme already outlined
was better tactics.
Judge Clute of Albany wanted tho delogatlon
to accept the platform and the ticket and sup
port it al tho polls. Congressman William
Suiter took the same stand, as he has already
done before, uud he urged that free stiver be ac
cepted and supported.
lie believed that freo sliver would be a
stronger Issni tn New York than appeared at
present. He believed In regularity aboto all
thlngs.and was ready to swal ow any nlatfnrm
and any candidate selected by .tho Convention.
John It. Fellows made an el i" .ent speech ex
pressing his resentment at the treatment ac
corded New York and the rest of the Eastern
delegates In this Convention.
He would like to have a bolt and wouldn't
support tho platform, but ho was willing to ac
cept the Judgmrui of the majority of tbe dele
gallon. Slate Senator Guy spoke In behalf of County
Clerk Purroy, wtio was absent, and declared
strongly against a bolt under any circumstances.
Thu nutcomo of the discussion was the adop
tion of a resolution appointing a steering com
mittee consisting of Senator Hill, Mr. Whitney,
ex-tiov. Flower, Frederic It. Coudert, Chairman
Hlnkley of the Democratic State Committee,
and John C. Sheehan. This committee
was empowered to decide upon w hat
action should bo taken in any contin
gency which might arise at the night
session of ihe Convention, but It was distinctly
stated that they could not order a bolt and
conld not direct that any vote should be cast by
tho delegation after tho balloting for candi
dates should begin.
The committee was also directed to preparo a
statement for the publlo after tbe adjournment
of the Convention, setting forth tho attitude uf
tho Now YorK delegation and Its reasons for a.
sinning It. This statement wilt probably bo
Issued soon after the Convention adjourns.
New York has been looked to by the gold men
from other States as the leader In this tight, and
it has been understood all along that nearly all
tbfllOll men who aro opposed In tho platform
would take the saiiieacilon as the Kmplre State,
Pennylviinla, with lt H totes, next to New
York the largest delegation in tho Convention,
was prevented from lakiinr tho same stand by
tho iefuse.1 of ex.liov. Pnttlson to release tho
delegation from tho Instructions given by tho
Slii'it Convention that it should present
his name and tote fur him. All the
afternoon It was expected that a tele,
grain would romo from him which would
iiihI.i- It poi slide for nearly all the gold
dolegatts in thu Convention to unite In a silent
protest of one-thlrd of tbe Convention. But
two hours after the Convention bad met in the
evening no such word had bean received, and
I liiilrinan William K. Harrily said that the
plan was to vote (or Patllson.
The Wisconsin delegation met In tbe recess,
and decided upon tho same course of aotion as
that adopted by New Vork. Oen. Kdward 8.
Bragg announced that all the delegates would
sit still and refuse to vote.
The sentiment of the Massachusetts delega
lion was strongly In favor of tho same course,
and most of her representatives will refuse to
vote while remaining In the Contention. But,
owing to tho fact that George KredJ Wil
liams and one or two other delegates are silver
men, no meeting was held.
The same was true of the other New England
delegations, aud most of the delegates from
Main;, llhode Island, Vermont, and New Hamp
shire declares! their Intention of staying, but
not voting. A minority said they would vote
for nun candidate or another. The delegates
from South Dakota, only one of whom Is a
silver man, were slmllnrly divided.
New Jersey decided lo act as a unit with New
Yurk tn remaining in their seats and refusing
to voto for candidates.
1UMOC11ATS WUX'T ST A.W jr.
Conai-essmna C'ntven Holts Tbe L.esdlncj
Democratic Paper of Month Daholn Will
HupporC afoUlnlevllartrord llrmoernts
iVou't Vole lor the Chicago Candidates.
Bai.tiuome, July p.- Congressman John K.
Cowen will not support the ticket to bo named
at Chicago. In au open letter to-day ho mado a
bitter attack on the platform adopted by tho
Convention. Hesajs:
" Free silver. Hat money, and freo riot are the
throo prominent Fs of the platform. It Is thu
most reactionary prograintno thai has ever
emanated from .a party Convention In the
I'nlted States, uud, In my Judgment, It is the
duty of overy good Democrat lo denounce the
platform In season and out ot season, and to
vote against the man who stands upon It.
"Altgnldlsm, Populism, (Ireenbackltm, and
Flatlsm are now Democracy, and nu Democrat
by Ids vote ought tu sustain the ticket which
represents such Isms. I think the rtiaction will
set lu whan the sober and conservative clas.o
of tho community appreciate the widespread
panto and ruin which would follow the success
of tho men who havo stolen the Democratlo
livery.
"I think It is not only tho duty of Democrats
ta voto, but to work agaliiBt the ticket mid plat
form adopted at Chicago, and 1 shall du both.
Speaking for ni self alone. I think It would be
a gravu mistake for the sound-money lorccs to
divide their totes
"Tho Hepublliuti Contention boldly took a
position for thu gold standard, and the nominee
uf that Contention stands ilrml) on tho plat
form there adopted. I shall unhesitatingly
vote for William McKlnley. although lam au
out-and-out free trailer, aud adtise other Dem
ocrats to do the same.
" 1 do not believe It Is wlso to attempt a new
tblrd-pariy movement. 1 think tho sound
money Democrats should organUu and work
and tote for the ltepuMU.au ticket, thereby
making each sound-money vote count, not one,
but twoagulnst free silver nnd the other com
munistic ideas adopted at Chicago.
"The Convention al Chicago Itself recog
nizes that tba taillf Is not a practical issue,
and relegates tariff reform to tho lear
uultl the unmet question shall hate been
settled. 1 accept thai position for my
self, and a uti hesitatingly thai gold, the
standard of the civilized world, must be contin
ued as oar standard, uud that all mou in fator
ot sound money should unite to oppose the
furt.es of misi uiu thai havo been lei loose al Chi
cago." Siocx Faixk, July 11. -Kdllor Toatllnsou of
, tho bioui Kails .tl giu-LttiWrr. the leadiug Dem
ocratic daily imper of the Mute, announced to
the Coineniioii Hint he would support the llo
publlcan ticket and plutform lu the coming
campaign.
Ili'rt.tui. N. Y.. July u. Tho duller this
morning sajs editorially thai the Democrats of
this State cannot without oelf-slultlncnllon so.
capt tho Chicago currency plsnk or support tho
nominees who make that plank the chief tea.
turu uf their political faith, and that the Dem
ocrats of NewYork should head a movement
tor aivindepcndcni Democratic national ticket.
jLutTrojiriJCouc. Julyt'.- Thr Hutilmr i.s"
cort, a stanch old Democratic orgaulxatiun, met
to-ulght ami vulcrd the sentiments of the De
nt ocreey of Connect lout In condemning tho action
taken at Chicago in tho following resolutions:
(tesolml. That we cannot endorse the plat
form this day adopted by the Democratlo Na
tional Convention. It Is, la our Judgment,
contrary In many vital respects to the
long-established principles of tho party,
and, if carried into effect, would be
prejudicial and oven dangerous to the country.
Wo can neither endorse tho platform nor sup
port . niidldates, whoetcr they may be, who
are willlnir lo stand upon IU
lUmh'iil, That wo condemn the failure of the
Convention lo approve the course of President
Cleveland, who has twice led tho party tu vic
tory, and whose able, faithful, and courageous
Administration, In the face uf numerous and
unusual obstacles and embarrassments. Is en
titled to the thauksof the Democratlo partyand
lo the gratitude of the American people.
Urfi'hi'l. That a committee of threo bo ap
pointed to fully consider the situation and
recommend further appropriate action for this
organization.
I'ltAIXES roa UILZ.
They liana from rvllvsr At en Thrnuethout
the L.cniEtu of an Entire Truln.
CittCAiio, July P. The speech of Senator Hill
at tho murnlng session of tbo Convention to-day
is declared by etory Democrat hero to bo uua
of tho ablest of this or auy other Democratlo
Convention since lbUO. Tug Sun reporter left
tho Couveutlon; hall about halt an hour
after the Senulor hud llulshod speaking and
went over to tha platform of thu Illinois Cen
tral Katlroad. Tills platform is Just the length
of the Convention h.tll. It was crowded. And
erery man and woman In thut crowd was say
ing kind words for thn Sonator, nratslng his
eloiuencc, and enthusiastically shouting for the
quality of his Democracy,
The reporter pushed his way from one end of
tho platfurm tn tho uther before the arrival of
tho train to tho city, and In that walk no less
than llfty men, all of them strangers, slapped
him on tho shoulder and said: "I tell you that
was an A 1 speech. If we only had a few more
Democrats like htm!"
Tho same crowd that praised Hill, nnd it was
a free-silver crowd, too, denounced Tillman in
unmeasured terms. They called him a dema
gouue. '1 hey called him it fool. They said he
had no place in the Democratic party, and
that he should stick to tho Populists, whern he
belonged.
Just after the tromendous applauso that fol
lowed the closing of Sonator Hill's speech a
luau in tha gallt ry of the distinguished said :
"By George, 1 believe that Hill tould be tho
nnailneo of this Convention."
"Certainly ho could be tho nominee," said the
companion of this uiau, "If the Issue was any.
thing else. What I wimt to know Is, why they
didn't nominate him four years ago. If they
liitd, that vouhl havo a party now instead uf
this ipullsttc-uuarf blstlu cuinbiuullou that we
seo her ,"
ititins i.irns it m:
We llivc NotliliiK I.clt but lotta nod a
t'.'it rscuttrrlnK Delegations."
Wai ntl mi, In., July II. Gov. Boles spent the
da) uud ett'iiiug letalvlngthe Coiiventlonnews.
To-night when news of the Bryan demonstra
tion came he said:
" They are trlng to stampede tho Convention
for llryun, and it looks as if they were to sue.
ceed."
He also observed that Bryan's strength taken
from Bland was remarkable. He added:
" Bryan would havo a big vote lu this State.
The only thing against him Is his age. He Is
but :in, one eur be) ond the constitutional re.
quirement. This division uf strength will at
least make more than one ballot necessary."
After the III) an demonstration ended Mr.
Boles snld "Th'Tu will probably not
lie much noise about the uther noinlnn
lions " The reporter suggested something
about Iowa's candidate, and Mr. Boies
raid: "Oh. we have nothing now but
our own State and possibly a few scattering
delegate. We did have half a dozen or mora
of the Southern States with us until tha break
our delegation made on tho vote foMemporary
Ciiulrinaii. Thut was decidedly disastrous."
. . .- n ,.-fty .. .. ...ra.if i i liM llS-l
JJSSH
IILAXh 1.IKKS Till: rr.ATfOK.V.
"Taa People llnvw Keen Hiinarlnit for
ll'uil or that Pollen."
Lehanon, Mo., July Il.-Mr. Bland did not
come to headquarters nt nil this uf tor noon.
Tho day tvas hot and ho remained ut homo
reading tho nows.
During most of :he afternoon ho wavsentcd
ln!hls grat willow rnckii.' on tho shaded orch
of lils home, rootless nnd with ot unbut
toned, as It hli tvunl In his tlallv summer Hfo
About tho farm.
When tho nowt of the adoption of the plat
form wns nmiotm:ed, .Mr. Bland said:
"No mls'.nkos hate been mado at Chicago,
and I feel moio ront'dunt limn over that Mono
will Iki. That platform It the only sitiva'lon
of the many, and they cannot Wat it. Tl.o
people havo lxos suffering tor want of that
pollcv for years. It Is not a question now uf
this man or that man, or which set of men
shall rule. It Is Just that wtocnio of the great
principle at Haku that Is paramount and I
havo no doubt that tho Contention will hit
tipin the rlglit nsmo Ulsin whom to foona (he
kreat Issue. They will do the wlso thing. I
hat it no doubt."
Mr. Bland rotlrcd as usual ata'i early hour
to-night. Gen. Mitchell romnlnlng lu town to
tuko tho latest news to him.
I.V A (IK HAT .M.l.t'S Itl.'ll.
A Trassta Incident In the I.lfe of a Nests,
tsaiier'a Deli'Kallon.
Ciui'Aiio, July P.-While thuro aro plenty uf
hotel accommodations in Chicago, it is a fact
that the rooms of thu leading hotels each hold
two and most of them three occupants. Olio uf
these looms Is occupied by three men repre
senting a New York newspaper. Tim room con
tains two bods and one ent. Due of the threo
occupants proposed drawing lots lo sic who
should occupj thu cot. Another agreed lo the
proposition, hut the third, whu Is the most dis
tinguished uf the lot mid w ho Ins tho w light uf
thu universe on his shoulder most of tho time,
said :
"No, I am sent hero In do great work for
our paper, and I must have a bid," and he
selected Ills bed and pinned his cud on ,t. Things
went pretty well fur a couple of dats, according
to tbo tvtenty-llte uther representatives of that
newspuper, but the man whosu fate it was tu
occupy the cot mado up his mind on the tjilrd
day that ho was Just as good a aiau as the dis
tinguished cltl7en, and he said:
"I will uccuoy his bed to-nluht."
" You ore taking your life In jour hnud.''sald
the other members of the delegation; "now
mind, there will bu trouble."
But the cot occupant raid:
" 1 shall occupy that man's bed to-night."
It was about 1 o'clock In the morning when
the leader of the delegation camu into the room
und discovered the cot man In ihe bed. The
great thinker was still down stairs.
"Get up," said thu leader to tha cot man.
" Now there will bo trouble."
" Go 'way," said iho cut man, " I am drunk."
and he stmnlatrd drunkenness.
" Where is be?" demanded tho man in the bed.
" He Is dow n slalrs," said tho leader, " and ha
will be up In a few minutes. Now you bad bet
ter get iiulof that bed and not have auy trail blo."
' I'm drunk," declared the cot man, and bo
threw down the clothes and flourished a pistol
In one band and a club In the other.
At Ibis moment the footstep of the distin
guished wrlu r of pjeces (or the paper was heatd
outside the dour. Tho leader of tho delegation
t.tnlr vt us nothing to do. and ho tvlicd al
the cut man: "Shut up. ou damned drunkard!
Do you think that peoplo can sleep wllh tou
going on this way all night."
The door opened, the distinguished man came
la. the tot man sang an apparently drunken
song, flourished his club and pistol, rolled
around in bed, and snorted. The distinguished
man approached the bed, looked a moment, and
said:
"Walt, where is my nightshirt?"
Thus did tho hero ot Port Arthur fall. He
occupied the cot that night.
BOOIIJ SHUT AOAtXST DELEGATES.
A Stuold Deputy Hrricennt-ut. Arras Does
It-IIelped lv the Stupid I'oltcr.
Chicago. July U. The utter incompetency of
the Sergeant-al-Arms department In this Con
vention, which resulted In such uunecessary
confusion and delay on the opening day, re
ceived a (rush excinplitlcuiion to-night, when
the crowd in the hull was by for the largest of
the Convention.
About 0 o'clock, when many of the delegates
hod not arrived aud many of tbe newspaper
correspondents who had gone out hud not re
turned, orders wcra given to tho police to closo
all entrances tu tho ball and permit no ouo to
enter, lien. P. Wat Hardin of Kentuoky. who
is a delegate at large, w as one ot those who was
pushed away from the doors by the Chicago
police.
He struggled through tbe crowd from one
entrance to another only to bo ordered back at
each, ll was a curious thing for a Democratlo
Couventlon to shut out Its own delegates. News
papermen who had work to do nnd whose seats
were vacant inside tbe hall were shut out In the
same cavalier way.
The policemen said that tbey were acting
under orders and would admit nobody, whether
they were delegates or not. These orders, they
said, had been received from tho Sergeuut-ot-Arms,
aud lhv were so explicit that the police
were positive thev had not misunderstood them.
After halt nu hour's contest snmo uf the cor
respondents prevailed upon the police to send
for an assistant Sergrant-at-Arms. and they and
tbe waiting delegates wero dually admitted.
Inquiry developed tho fact that the order had
beeu given not by Sergeant-at-Arms Martin
hlmsolf, but by Col. Mclutyre. on of hit assistants.
.N.JC'K TUIKVKS OX 11AXD.
"Fllpsy" I.rmls Thent All Khoullnu for
Kreo rlllver While He Hteuls.
CiiU'Aiiu, July P.- They havo sonio mighty
sharp thieves out hero, men able lo adapt them
selt es to conditions and profit by them, One of
them is known us Fllpsy. Flips ' politics wore
never known until the crowds gathered. Since
tin ll he has heen operating In iho hotel corridors
as a blatant populist and fice sllverlte.
i'lipsy goes into a crowd, screams "Sixteen to
one," gels the posh around him, and while ho
pourb out free-tllvei eloquence llko n states
man from the scrub uak districts, ho deftly lifts
tho watches, plus, aud pocketbouks of thu
peoplo who gather around tiim,
Fllpsy lias been caught at It. Ho was caught
in the corridor uf thn Palmer House yesterday
haranguing fur frto sllter. Fortunately for
nlm, thecruwd was not quite big enough for
htm to gut In his work, and ha hadr.'l dona nut
thing but harangue when tho policeman 11 r is I
him out.
HIE i'HKStltKT OOI..S ElfilllXd.
llullelln front I'hlrnuo IllUn't Ttntpt Hint
(ruin it lias's rtport.
liUYAlin'M Btt, Mas-,, July , T,0 Presi.
dent apeiil very little lime to-day reading bulle
tins from Chicago, buteiijujed the beautiful
tlsy flablng. lilt private secretary accompanied
blm.
The President does not n ureas himself either
one way or tho uther on the deliberations held
thus far.
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When you csn pure lists a Uemlugion 'DO on our eaiy
payment plsnr Nina mouths' eredll. iiomlugtou
Arms Co., braotoh Dslh si. aud Cirsoid Circle.-Aiv,
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SILVEIl RULES. ,1
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Platform for Free Coinage, an tm
Income Tax, and Debsism. M
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The Convention Applauds Kirn. But ''j il
Defeats His Amendments. , , m
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CROWD HISSES TILLMAN, -. jM
if''fl
"Boy Orator" Bryan's Speech That fl
Started His Pnmdsnt.al Bsoxu. ivfl
m
eJemttor Illll' Amendment tn the Free-coin. Z'jUbH
n Plunk I Detente.', 00 lo not-Tba liisl
l'liltlorin A Inptcd hy it Volt- ol OSS to hIbsI
HOI Th- Aatenilment Cnnimn41uic tha KiasbbI
Cleveluud AdtulnlMlriitloti l IE Jreted hy nliaal
u Vote of ."alt tn it'VZ Tlllmuu Mnkcs a !!?esl
I'liururtrl Isllr Sur.rt, Whtoh la ilillwSI
Chvet'rd antl ll4ii rent Outssrst of EvjiH
AnplttUMc When HriiHInr Iltll Ars.l to li'BI
Nprnh Thn I out euttoa f!net Wild liJaslH
Over the " Hoy Ot-ittur or thn IMutt-." filial
ClMOAtii). July I). -The Hon. D.ivM Bennett 1 1 4ll
Hill, tho champion of hard-mom-- Democrat! Ih'IsVasl
In the National Convention, o nllnue.l his bat Hi'T'asl
tie again, t l he tremendous sliver machine to, lji'1
day. and for eight ho Irs h- struggled manfully (??lil
against urerw helming ihIiIs. .--vnalor 1)111. had ' 'lr;BH
been up most of t lie two nights laboring with Mql
his ntaoilates no tho Couiinltleu on Rrsolu. lif-sl
tlons lu tho elforts to modify tin- platform ft jlsl
which they wore tn present to the Conven- 'ii '4 as!
tlon. Ho Is as determined a fighter as jr-fJJnB
a National Convention has ever hud, but aiMill
this free-silver machine rolled over him and jli'ial
rolled oter tha three hundred other hard-money fllvsH
Democrats who weie al his buck. Senator IIJbbH
Hill's minority report, udvocotlng the Interna. itsitaH
tlonnl bimetallic policy and tho maintenance of CiPasjaB
tha present goht standard, was defeated by a IvJvsIbH
vote of ijjij to :iu:t. Senator Hill's amendment HUH
ti the Platform commending tho honesty. vflHslal
ndelitj.and economy ot the Cleveland Admin. cntajajajai
istrntton was defeated by a voto of 504 to 337. iynosl
Senator Jones's majority report of the Com tllBI
mlttee on itosolutlons. which declared in favor - fil
of free sitter and an Income tax, was adopted VJsl
by a voto of tt'.'H to ."101 amid the wildest cheers H
and tho stormiest tumult. i -vH
senator Hill's speeih. us th representative of iHI
the sixteen minority member, ot the Commit- 'iB
tee on Kesolulton. vtas considered to bo tba vVll
greatest ettort in his career. This was th. ver- jfll
diet of his friends, and It was tbo Judgment tfjal
his political adver-itnes. Sonator Tillm'h t' - s -laH
speech fur tho majority membeis of fhl 'C f 'afBsH
inlttea disappointed tSe uo'Jth ratnlin'farVar, 1-assH
friend-, and was rkie.Std tevervlyby Impartial ' l-al
wliues-esus beneath the dignity of a United lal
Stales Senator and as utterly nut of place be. l-ll
fore a great National Convention. Senator Till- iTal
man's critics declared that his speech was not JH
tlint which should come from a hizh-mlndeti bbI
statesman, ll was In strong contrast ;o that pf i'-H
senator Hill, .which was a dignified, logical, l'LI
philosophical exposition of bis sido of the con iV H
troversy. ' !9B
Tha great effort on the side of the sll 'arasfl
ver men and their popullstlo 3rlend) ?3b
was the speech of ex-Congresscian William Z'''-'-' "1 3BB
Bran of Nebraska. Ha Is known as"thoBoy Jlaial
Orator ot the Platte." His speech brought forth llH
tho wildest enthusiasm from the silver men, '.'IimH
and for a moment il looked as it Mr. Bryan '' jsajajsj
would be nomtuatod on tbo spot for President. ' ' Wt
und that all rules would bo broken lu an effort i H
to bring about ouch a result. Mr. Bryan's ut- 0 jTjl
luraucef taeru most cleterly made. Thus who V j OH
differed with htm said that it was tha 1 SH
greatest speech that was ever dolivarod to tha : H
gallery gods. Unlike tbe speech ot " Pitchfork" I - )H
Tillman, tlura were uo personalities or bitter- JL' sH
uess in Mr. Hrvan'o utterances, but there waa f jH
no depth or strength in tbe arguments ad vlJH
vauocd by " tho Boy Orator ot tho Platte." " S jtim
TlMtEUINU THE PI.ATYOIIM. '' jUjfffl
The day opened with everybody pretty wall ri 3'jH
worn out. The silver men had beau up all night ' ' J3?B
tinkering their platform. They would not 1 'jjjtifl
listen to any argument from the gold men. But tf?l
If the secrets of that committee room ever leak hJu-H
out they will tell a story of how some of these I r lB
silver men fretted and quibbled as to exactly f InjH
which word should bo used, aud that somocrlll- I 'I S
clsed the grammar, aud that their knowledg jf jPH
of tha financial laillcy of tha Government was jf fifl
not equal to oomo very unlearned persons. It la vH
telling no secrets whan Ills announced here that 5 08
most of thn sliver men Interested In getting up H?H
tho platform displayed marked Ignorance as to IRebb!
tho financial policy of tha different Admlnlstra ji
tlons from Jefferson's time down, aud that thsy (ISlB
spent must of tho night bickering us to who if wJ
was right ami who was wrong, meantime 'i'lliw
calling each other to task for the sorrlost l'4H
blunders In an ordinary Kngllsh senteno. if "18
Tbe silver man will say that this statement HBjM
la dictated by Eastern prejudice Thsy , 'fljjB
would uot like, however, to -co in print IhmI
a detailed account uf their secret meetings held llftflfl
lu Chicago (ur tha lust throe or (our days. Thsy 111
would gather neither honor nor dignity front WaJ
such a story, but, on thocontrur), the folks who ffH
read newspapers might hold thaui up torldt A 'jjtjffl
cule and regard them as grossly overrated I liH
statesmen, and as Ignoramuses in the ordinary vnfl
details of history concerning tbe affairs of th &i
Democratlo party, I :feB
The gold meu loft the coin nil t too room Ut 'i fcM
utter disgust, had a few hours sleep, u hurried 1 istt
breakfast, uud Joined their silver brethren, 1" (J!
again at 0 o'clock this morning. Senator UIU j tmM
aud his filouds of th. minority then mads a i 2M
last appeal to tha silver men to modify tho plat J jfll
form, to throw out the Pupulistlo doctrinal , $U
incorporated in the plutform, ond tu tak. a ':fU
stand by which Democrats would not b 'tQ
compelled tu practically reject tho candidate ' )jQ
of this Convention. lCx-llov. Flower, although) m
nut a member of the commutes, has a great irfl
many friends in tho different States, and -jji
through them ho appealed to silver men sot to i!j9
luks steps wiiloh led only to revolution. Tba ( fnfl
llou. William ll. Whlluey also made a great raJB
effort In this direction. The sliver men would 1Jbb!
listen lo uo arguments uud uo appeal. , ''(!
STAIITIMI HIE SUA Ell MACHINE IN XIOTION, "Jl-S
K MilfJ
When tbe Convention reusscmbled at 1Q . mn
o'clock all acquainted with the situation kuvf f. "am
tho tremendous silver uiachlno was to roll ov. vkm
the gold men without mercy, and that no oon- ;'M
sldcratlon was to be extended U) anybody who I jfjjl
got In Its pathway. It was.to crunoh and grind. r!Vsf
as una said, the very lite oal ot tb. Domooratlo ! jiljf
party. The Her. Mr. Green ot Cedar Rapids do. ) J lit
llvered another prayer for happiness and bar. iMsl
mouy, and then Permanent Chairman Stephen ;'H
WhiteofCallfornlograspc4tb.gav.landslart4 M
this tremendous machine In motion, Mr. ' tfiijl
White, when he saw that the silver angina waa A$,
well on the track, bandtd over the gavel to i.t?f
Congressman Jatnas u. Hlcbardton ot T.nnss- V
see, and h. was by far tha bast Chairman that ,f iff
the Convention baa bad tluoa th. retlr.nsnt of ' uj
the-Hon. William F, Uarrlty, Chatrinaa ol tur yW

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