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PI-ICENIX, FRIDAY MOT3NTNG-, AUGUST 29. 1890.
Tho Republican Candidate
Nichols and Moore For Joint
A Uiiiiriii!; Platform Adopted That
Is F.spedsilly Strom: on the
Tho Republican Territorial Conven
tion, which hail been twice adjourned
over for a day, again assembled yester
day morning at Patton's Opera House.
At" 10:20 .Secretary .Morford, of the Cen
tral Committee, called tho Convention
to order. He said:
'Gentlemen of tho Convention, the
hour has arrived for the convening of
this Iwdy as per our adjournment of
yesterday, Gentlemen, what is your
.Mr. A. G. Iiradstreet, of .Maricopa,
was the first man to obtain tho floor,
placing in nomination Colonel William
Herring for Temporary Chairman in tho
following neat speech :
"Mr. Chairman: I tako the liberty
of presenting a name to your considera
tion for Temporary Chairman. It is a
name well known" throughout the Ter
ritory. The name of tho gentleman I
shall" mention is a man of ability and
integrity, and an impartial and intelli
gent parliamentarian, and would bo a
credit to any deliberative body in this
.country, and I hopo ho will receive the
hearty endorsement of this convention.
I take great pleasure in placing in nomi
nation tor vour Temporary Chairman
Col. W. Herring, of Cochise county."
This nomination was seconded and
earried unanimously. Tho chair aj
p.nnted A. (J. Iiradstreet, of Maricopa,
and Hon. J.M. V. Moore, of Yavapai,
a Committee to escort Colonel Herring
to the chair. I'poii being introduced
Colonel Herring spoke aa follows:
"It is with great modesty that I greet
you this morning after the very flatter
mgstatements made by thedistinguished
gentlemen who placed my name before
this Convention. I wish to say to you
that anv man who stood now in my posi
tion, wfio proceeded to make a speech,
would simplv distinguish himself for his
temerity. VVo have been so long in get
ling started and so much retarded in
getting in motion, that you will excuse
me from making any speech, further
than to thank you very kindly for your
very unanimous selection of mu as tem
porary chairman. I trust that entire
harmony .vill prevail during this Con
vention.' What is your pleasure?"
Hon. David Henderson then nomin
ated George E. lirown, Ksq.,of Yavapai,
for temporary Secretary, and ho was
lion. J. M. W. Moore, lcing recognized
by the chair, moved that a committee of
one be selected from each county as a
committee on credentials.
J. K. MontaiuLn, of Cochiso: Should
not the call calling this convention to
getlier lie lirst read?
Tho Chair: Will Mr. Mooro withdraw
his motion? .Mooro: I withdraw tho
Chair : I would like to inquire whether
tho call has received any vote of adop
tion? Delegates: No.
(hair: Then we will proceed.
Mr. Montandcn: Will tho Secretary
please read tho call?
Thoenll was then read.
J. K. Montenden: I now arise to
move that the call be adopted down to
and not including the last paragraph.
Judge C. W. Wright: I desire to
have that part of the call read including
the paragiaph preceding tho one in
regard to tho ('legibility of proxies held
by members of the Convention not from
tl'io same counties as the proxies.
Tho Secretary then read tho paragraph
Judge Wright: I think that that
should bo changed because I believe
that this Convention should be its own
judge of tho legibility of tho mem
bers of this Convention. Ono of tho
principal thing I have against that
paragraph is that it is so unhappily cx
Jiressed that it would bo difficult to tell
just what it meant to convey. I tako it
that if wo follow strictly tlio construc
tion of the paragraph only such proxies
will be admitted to this Convention as
were members of the County Conven
tion which nominated them. If this is
not changed it lays down tho doctrine
as precedence for Territorial Conven
tions in this Territory that it is neces
sary not only to elect members to this
Convention "or appoint proxies to go to
this Convention but they must really
bo meinlK-rs of tho County Convention
of tho county from which they were
sent. I know that thero are a great
many proxies hero who will bo ruled
out by that paragraph.
Mr. Webster Street of Maricopa
county responded by saying that ho
thought that tho construction that the
gentlemen preceding nun nail put upon
the paragraph was not tho correct one.
and it was not tho construction plarod
on it bv the delegates of Maricopa
county, who consider it simply to mean
that whoever may be elected to this
convention shall himself serve, or not
serving, place his proxy in tho hands of
tho delegate from tho same county ho
does son e.
Mr. Brewster Cameron, of Pimn, taid
that it did not seem to him that this
was the time to decide this question
until tho committee on credentials
Tho chair: Tho question will not bo
decided upon until tho report of the
committee on credentials is passed
Mr. J. M. W. .Moore, of Yavapai: I
now move that ono delegato bo selected
from each county as n Coinmitteo on
Credentials. Tho motion after being
duly seconded was put by the Chair and
Mr. K. J. Montnnden: I rise to m
quiro what action has been taken on the
motion as to the disposition of this call.
Upon motion tho call was laid on tho
Mr. Frank Murphy, of Yavapai: I
think it would be well to find out who
have a right to voto boforo wo go any
further, and it was done wisely to lay
tho matter on tho table. I think that
it was tho correct place foi that motion.
U)on motion of Mr, Cameron recess
was taken for II vo minutes.
Immediately after tho meeting was
called to order, Mr. J. M. W. .Moore
moved that Herbert Tenney, of l'ima
county bo elected Assistant Secretary.
Mr. Tenney declined and upon motion of
Win. O. O'Neil, of Yavapai covnty, J,
II. Carpenter was' mado Assistant Sec
retary. Tho diirerent counties then
reported tho following names as mem
bers of tho Committee on Credentials:
Maricopa, Webster Street; l'inal,
Charles Holburn; Yavapai, Frank Mur
phy; l'ima, Herbert Tenney; Cochiso,
K. 'J. Meyer; Yuma, W. II. lllaisdoll;
Apache. "Robert li. .Morrison ; Graham,
Frank Dysart; Gila, K. 1?. Wentworth.
Tho namo of J. M. W. Mooro was
placed in nomination ns representing
Mohave county. As that raised tho
question of wh'cther ho had a right to
that proxy, ho withdrew.
Jerry Millay , Maricopa: Imovojyou
that a committee of ono from each coun
ty bo selected to act as a committee on
rules and permanent organization.
The Chair: The question now is that
the Convention now appoint a commit
tee on rules and permanent organiza
tion, ono member being selected from
G. F. Mocks : Wo have not yet found
out who aro entitled to vote; whether
.Mohave is entitled to a seat on tho lloor
Tho Chair : I do not think the gentle
man understands the motion. Perhaps
I did not express it clearly enough. The
motion is that members be appointed
from each of the counties foi a coinmit
teo on rules and permanent organiza
tion. Motion carried.
Tho following delegates were chosen
bv the diirerent counties:
'Yavapai, W. O. O'iNeil; Pinal, Hugh
Chalmers; Yuma, 11. A. Hicks; Mari
copa, N. A. Morford ; Apache, It. U.
Morrison; Graham, Frank Dysart; Gila,
li. 15. Wentworth ; Pima, C. W. Wright.
A recess of half an hour to give the
committees on credentials, and rules and
permanent organization time to prepare
their reiort was then taken. When tho
time had expired tho chair called tho
meeting toorder, and neither of the com
mittees being present, Lewis Williams,
of Cochise, and I). Henderson, of l'ima,
wore appointed by the chair to ascertain
when tho committee would bo ready to
report. In a short timo Messrs Williams
and Henderson returned with the re
port from tho committees and stated
that the committee on credentials could
not jMX-sibly have their report ready be
fore 1:30, and that tho committee on
permanent organization would lie ready
to report in iivo minutes. After some
discussion, participated in by Messrs
Meeks, Cheyney, Cameron nnd Mooro,
in regard to whether the Convention
should receive the roiwrt of the commit
tee on permanent organization before
the committee on credentials, the Con
vention adjourned to meet at 1 o'clock
to hold a caucus to discuss matters of
interest pertaining to the Convention,
to last 30 minutes, when the afternoon
session would begin.
The caucus continued until about 3
o'clock when they took a recess for ten
minutes. Judiro Wright then called tho
caucus to order, when a motion was
immediately made to adjourn the
caucus and proceed with tho regular or
der of business. This was carried.
Chairman Herring then announced that
the report of the Coinmitteo on Creden
tials was in order. Webster Street
then gave the reuort of tho committee
"This coinmitteo reports that it be
advisable that any county may be repre
sented by delegates in person or by
proxy, so that the proxy be held by a
Republican citizen ol such county. And
they further rejiort that owing to tho
impossibility of Mohave county's dele
gates being present at this Convention,
by reason of railroad washouts, and as
Messrs. Hardy, Beccher, Funston, Cump
liell and Cummings aro the regular
delegates, and since .Mr. J.M. W. Moore,
a regular delegate to this Convention,
holds proxies from such representatives,
it is advised that said Moore cast the
voto of Mohave county in accordance
w ith proxies hold by him."
Assistant Secretary Carpenter then
read the list of delegates entitled to
seats in the Convention as follows:
Apache County F. M. .tick. Jonas
Perez, J. L. llubbel, J. D. Arnold, Ros
olio Coloma and F.W. Nelson by Robert
li. Morrison proxy anil Robert J1..
Cochise County. Wm. Herring, Geo.
J. Meyer, Georgo F. Meek, Geo W.
Cheyney, J. II. Carpenter, K. 11. Mason,
J. II. Harvey, Lewis Williams, J.
Hughes, W. F. Nichols, li. Montandon,
II. Gorwein, N. W. Storer, A. V. Noyes,
A. L. Grow by Win. Herring, proxy, F.
L. Mooro by Georgo Meek proxy, 0. M.
Remind by W. 1'. Nichols proxy, S.
Rrvnnt bv'J. K. Montandon proxy.
Gila County J. W. Wentworth, J. A.
Hamill, Charles Martin, Hampton Ellis
and F. T. Powers by J. W. Wentworth,
Graham County Frank Dysart, M.J.
Egan, John C. Niisby, II. C. Hooker, K.
A. Cutler, E. Parley, J. N. Thomas,
by Frank Dysart, proxy.
Maricopa County Webster Street, N.
A. Morford. J. L. Gaut, II. L. "Wharton,
Jas. .McMillan, J. 15. Woodward, Jerry
Millay, R. L. Ing, W. L. Homer, L.
Fowler. Frank Luke. I). II. Wallace. W.
II. Dickinson, U. G. McWilliams, by
R. L. Long, proxy; A. D. McGinnis, by
John P. 'McWilliams, proxy; W. 11.
Green, A. G. Iiradstreet, William Kim
ball, Lo'n Forsee.
Mohave County C. M. Funston, W.
II. Hardy, J. II. Campbell, Charles
Cummings and G. W. ISeecher, by J.
M. W. Mooro, proxy.
Pima County llrowster Cameron, I.
N. Towne, by C. Altschull, proxy. 1).
Henderson, It. D. Ferguson, II. II. Ten
ney, W. S. Sturgis, Thos. Driscoll, by
W. L. Vail, proxy. W. Reid, F. A.
Stevens, by W. S. Sturgis, proxy. C.
Altschull, J. J. Sullivan, by Urcwster
Cameron, proxy. W. Hart, J. W.
ltemont. J. 11. Anderson. J. J. Hill, A.
Pinal County A. J. Doran, W. It.
Stone, by A. J. Doran, proxy. Charles
Holborn, J. M. Ochoa, by Charles Hol
bom, proxy. George It. Morse, Hugh
Chalmers, T. W. Hates, E. W. Childs.
Yavapai county E. W. Wells, G. M.
Vickers and G. A. Brny by F. M. Mur
phay proxy. G. It. Parker, J. J.
Williams and John Kinvoggcn by J. M.
W. Mooro proxy, Jos. S. Cook, Jas.
Vail, E. L. Gobin, N. C. Sheckles, 0.
A. Ensign and W. S. Head by Georgo
E. lirown proxy, Wm. Dcnncy, ltalph
Cameron and J. M. Wliittior byW. O.
O'Ncit proxy, John Davis by W. L.
Van Horn proxy, I). M. Itiordan by
G. Hathaway proxy, J. I. Roberts, A.
S. Haskell and Abncr Wndo by W. C.
ltashford proxy J. M. W. Mooro, F. M.
Murphy, W, O. O'Neil, W. 0. Bashford,
W. A. Freeze.
Yuma county V. S. Ingalls, L. A.
Hicks, W. II. Blaisdel and E. 15. Waggy,
J. II. Taggar nnd C. V. Meeden by F.
S. Ingalls proxy.
A minority report was presented by
Georgo E. Meyer of Cochise, who moved
its adoption. Rejected. Tho majority
report was then adopted.
Wm. O. O'Neil, chairman of tho com
mittee on Permanent Organization and
Order of Business, presented the follow
ing report which was adopted.
To tlie Clinlrmiui nnd lnemlwrs of the Repub
lican Territorial (loiiTcntlon At I'lia-nlx, Ari
Oentlkmen: Your Committee on Permanent
orpuitzutlon have tho honor to report ami 10
commeml: First That the temporary organization be
Second That a committee on platform and
resolutions bo appointed, such committee to
eom-Ut of one member from each county, each
member to be designated by tho delegation of
the count v to which he Is accredited.
Third The nomination of a delegate to Con
gress. Fourth The selection (if a Territorial Central
Committee to consist of three members from
each county, such memler9 to bo designated by
their respecthe delegations.
Fifth The election of the Chairman and Secre
tary of the Territorial Central Committee, which
ofllccrs shall be selected from members of the
Sixth -The nomination of one Joint Council
man for Ihe Northern District of Arizona by the
delegations representing the counties of A puclie,
Yavapai, Mohave, Yuma and Maricopa, and the
nomination of a candidate for Joint Councilman
from tho Southern District of Arizona by the
delegations representing the counties of l'ima,
Cochise, Graham, (Ilia and l'inal.
Seventh -That ull debates bo restricted to not
more than ten minutes' duration, and that no
member lw permitted to sjxjak more than twice
on the same question. Very respectfully,
William O. O'Neil, Chairman.
J. II. Carpenter desired to withdraw
in favor of T. Altschul, of Pima, but tho
latter declining the honor, Mr. Carpen
ter was retained as Assistant Secretary.
In nccepting tho permanent chair
manship Colonel Herring said:
"On tliis very hot afternoon you will
not expect very much of a speech from
the person you have honored uy electing
permanent chairman. Thero may be
lound during this afternoon some few
moments of leisure, when I can thank
you more at length."
On motion of Jerry Millay, one mem
ber from each county was selected by
the respective delegations as tho coin
mitteo on platform. Tho several coun
ties reported the following as tho com
mittee: Apache, Robert E. Morrison ;Grnham,
Frank Dysart; Gila, E. 11. Wentworth;
Mohave, J. M. W. Mooro; Maricopa, J.
C.Woodward ; Pima, llrowster Cameron,
Pinal, A. J. Doran; Yuma, F. S. Ingalls;
Yavapai, G. E. Ilrown; Cochise, E.G.
The Convention then adjourned
until 7 o'clock in order to give tho com
mittee time to report.
Tho Convention was called to order at
8 p. m. by Chairman Herring, a delay
having been made owing to the need of
tho Committee on Platform and Resolu
tions for more time.
Upon call of the Chairman, the follow
ing was reported from tho Platform
1. The Republican party of tho Territory of
Arizona, announces Its firm adherence to the
princlplesof the Republican partyof the Nation,
which have been so triumphantly vindicated In
prc-ervlng the Union, and in promoting the
welfare and prosperity of the ieoplo of the
United Suites of America.
Z As Republicans we express our admiration
of the high personal character of President
Harrison In his administration of the affairs of
the nation, and we congratulate Republicans
generally upon tho success of an administration
of the atlalrs of the people which has so signally
promoted the prusierlty of the country at home
ami abroad, and which has secured for It the
profound respect of the nations of the world.
3. The Republican party, founded man the
largest liberty of the citizen, must insist that
the elective franchise entrusted to the electors
lu every Suite shall be regarded with the sanctity
that the Constitution, with its amendments, im
poses, and It unhesitatingly altlrms the doctrine
that the votes of the electors In Congressional
elections In all the Suites shall under proper
Congressional legislation be freely east and
I. Congress In Its wisdom has arrlsen to the
financial demands of the country and has pro
vided a system of coinage of sliver to meet the
present linanclal emergencies of the people, and
we must Insist, as u party, that an enlarged
financial an Industrial prosperity shall further
be secured by tlie free coinage of silver.
0. The governltig inmer ol tho people, under
Territorial restrictions Is limited and unsatis
factory. The growth of the Territory of Ari
zona, its wealth and resources, as well us the
necessities of our citizens require the early
recognition of our Territory us u State, and we
assert It to bo tho duty of the Republican party
of Arizona to exert all Its activity and energy In
promoting the early auml-ston oi ine territory
into the sisterhood of States.
li. The history of the Mormon church in the
United States means an ecclesiastical control
that has ever been aggressive, exacting and
tyrannical and whose boast has ever been that
the Mormon church and people do not and will
not assimilate with the peopleof our country;
whoe dominating tenet is polygamy; whose
doctrine is to segregate Its people from all
others In their atlalrs; who voto as one man
under the dictation of Its priesthood and only
for those who can be used lor Its base purposes;
that us a peoplo they are un-American and dis
loyal, and that for less reasons than these the
Chinese have been refused citizenship and are
excluded from our country; that the Mormon
clement In our midst Is constantly increasing;
that the evil of their lives Is u blot upon the
goodnume and fair fame of our Territory, and
Hint li weuuow (ins vice 10 continue u can
hopo to harvest from It only evil; and.therefore,
We, the Republicans of Arizona in Conven
tion assembled, do hereby demand of Congress
that before It adjourns It shall pass the bill now
pending before It. known as an Act for the
"1'urlilcatlons of Flections In Arizona."
7. Wo urge upon Congress the Immediate ne
cessity of remedial legislation towards relieving
the settlers upon thepubllcdomaluinthlsTcrri
tory from the detrimental effects of the opera
tion of the provisions of the Arid Lund bill of
October 2, IssS.
S. That tlie travel and traffic of our people lu
the Territory demand tho intention and favor
able action of Congress In facilitating legisla
tive uid for the construction of a North und
South Railroad, so that ourgrowing agricultural
uud mining Interests shull have those advan
tages of transportation commensurate with our
over-Increasing und active Industries.
'J. Tho bulwark of American liberties is our
free school system, and the Republican party,
resting aslt does upon tho broad intelligence of
the people, demands their careful und judicious
suervlslou, and requires liberal legislation for
the promotion and conduct of our Territorial
10. Taxation for Territorlul.county and muni
cipal purposes should not Ik! predicated upon n
principle of furnishing a fivlng for public
olllcials who seek ollice, but should be restricted
absolutely to a lust compensation for actual
services rendered, anil we sincerely deprecate
und shull resist the growing tendency of our
Territory to Increase tho burdens of the tax
imvrn buvond the actual necessity of providing
for a fair remuneration for honest und efficient
public servants, and, wo believe It to be the
duty of the Republican party to address Itself
forthwith to diminishing taxation by cutting
otr all needless offices und reducing public
expenditures to tho lowest point consistent with
an honest and efficient administration of the
11. Tho principles of Republicanism require
tho party to foster and encourage every Industry
which tends to give vitality and prosperity to
tho whole Territory, by a wise, Judicious legis
lation, whereby the Interests of labor and capital
shull be equulfy protected.
12. Tho defalcation which have arisen
In this Territory In the accounts of
the Democratic officials appointed to of.
flee under Democratic rule should In
spire the people of tho Territory with the
gravest caution In again entrusting the powers
of tho Government to olllcials elected or ap
pointed by tho Democratic party or Its rulers,
und wo direct the attention of tlie tax payers
and the people at large to tho deficit of f iTOD In
the account of tho Democratlo Commissioners
of tho Territorial prison; to tho large unadjusted
halunco due to the Territory from the late Secre
tary llayard, in the administration of his ollice;
and to t fie 'appalling deficiency In tlie accounts of
Fred W. Smith, lute Receiver in the United
States Land Office, at Tucson, and to tho serious
Injuries and embarrassments resulting there
from, to the settlers upon our public lands.
13. We as a party place our candidate before
the electors ofth o Territory of Arizona with the
fullest belief In their Integrity, and in their
capacity to perform the duties of the offices for
which they have been respectively nominated,
and wo Invoke u fair and Impartial Judgment
from the people upon the principles enunciated
by tho party, and not only pledge the party but
the candidates us w ell to persistent effort In suc
cessfully establishing the principles herein set
The original Section 7 of tho platform
was stricken out. after much discussion,
in which Bevcral heated speeches were
mado. It was one introduced by Judge
Wright, of Pima, calling for tho appoint
ment of a Court of Claims, to which
could bo referred nil cases of disputed
land grant titles in this Territory, and
demanding that all suits before said
Court should bo brought against the
United States only; nnd further stipu
lating that upon judgment against tho
United States in said Court that tho
claimants bo paid by tho United States
tho assessed value of such land and that
tho settler bo by tho United States pro
tected in his rights and possession.
This plank was warmly opposed by
tho Maricopa county delegation nnd was
withdrawn by tho majority in the inter
est of harmony.
Paragraph six was opposed by Dele
gate Iiradstreet, of Mancopa.who offered
a motion, seconded by O'Neil, of
Yavnjiai, to have it stricken out. The
motion never came to a voto, being
slaughtered by n point of order.
The platform was finally passed ns
amended and the Convention proceeded
with the regular order of business.
Tho chairman calling for nominations
for tho office of Delegate to Congress, J.
E. Montnnden, of Cochise, arose ami
presented tlie name of Georgo W. Chey
ney. The nomination was seconded in a
neat speech by Judge C. W. Wright, of
There being no further nominations,
upon motion Mr. Cheyney was elected
Mr. Cheyney wns called forward, and
lu substance said ;
"Gentlemen of the Convention Not
withstanding tlie prediction of our
friend, tho enemy, nnd probably their
wishes, the Republican Territorial Con
vention is nbout to complete its labors
with tlie utmost unanimity. The leading
men from the ten counties of the Terri
tory, representing not only tho Republi
cans of their counties, but also, I believe,
tho thinking, conservative nnd business
element, have met in Plueuix and con
sidered many questions of the deepest
importance to our party and Territory.
Thero has been drawn a platform, which
you have heard discussed and finally
adopted, in which they have expressed
tho sentiments that they lielieved to be
those upon which the Republican party
of tho Territory should advance in the
"Tlie Convention, in fullillingone of its
duties has done mo tho honor ol nomin
ating mo to the highest osition which
the people of the Territory have within
their gift. The position of delegate to
Congress is one of great importance.
It involves great responsibility, and
these responsibilities aro increasing with
the growth and demands of our country.
Gentlemen, it is essential that the man
who assumes these duties, these respon
sibilities, must be, first ol all, a Repub
lican. Whether this Convention has
been judicious in making its selection,
time can only tell. I feel the compliment
very much, and thank you sincerely."
The following gentlemen were an
nounced from the diirerent counties as
the members of the Territorial Central
Apacho Alfred Ruis, James Scott,
It. i. Morrison.
Cochise J. A. Montandcn, George
Meek, Lewis Williams.
Graham J. M. Thomas, E. A. Cutter,
M. J. Egan.
Gila F. M. Westmoyor, Chas. E.
Taylor, J. M. Iloardmnu.
Mohave C. M. Funston, Win. 11.
Hardy, G. W. Ileecher.
Maricopa II. L. Wharton, James
McMillan, L. Fowler.
Pima I). Snyder, J. J. Sullivan, I. N.
Pinal Geo. E. Evans, C. L. Scribner,
W. II. llonson.
Yuma F. S. Ingalls, II. W. lllaisdoll,
Yavapai W. C. Uashford, Geo. E.
Rrown, W. G. Stewart.
The Chair being informed of the
denth of the wife of Attorney General
Churchill, upon motion to thnt effect
appointed Brewster Cameron, Webster
Street and Lincoln Fowler to prepare a
resolution of condolence and sympathy.
The Convention, after some discussion
as to whether the Convention or the
Central Committee should nominate a
chairman and secretary for the com
mittee, proceeded to the election of those
uiuccib. r limit mill 'ii. iiuiiuiiuitu mi.
Uashford, as President of the Territorial
Central Committee in a short speech,
seconded by Henderson, llrowster
Cameron moved that he be elected by
Mr. Mooro placed in nomination the
name of Geo. E. Ilrown as secretary of
that committee. Cnrricd.
Mr. Millay, in n short speech, nomi
nated J. M. Moore, of Yavapai as candi
date for joint Councilman from tho
Northern District. Tho nomination was
seconded by Frank Murphy nndN. A.
Morford, and passed by acclamation.
I5rewster Cameron nominated Frank
Nichols, of Cochiso as joint Councilman
from the Southern District, Nominated
C. Uashford, of Yavapai, presented to
tho Convention tho following resolu
tions: Resolved: That this Convention do
endorso Hon. N. 0. Murphy, for ap
pointment as Governor of Arizona,
whenever nny vacancy in the said office
may occur, and urge his appointment,
ns being in line with the home rule doc
trine of the Republican party, nnd for
the best interests of tho Territory,
and that tho Chairman and Secretary
of this Convention telegraph a copy of
this resolution to Secretary Noble.
Mr. Millay introduced a resolution
thanking tlio Maricopa and Phoenix
Railroad Company for tho courtesies
extended to tlio different delegates in
running special trains for them. Carried.
A resolution was passed thanking tho
Coinmitteo on Arrangements and Recep
tion for their kindness to the delegates.
The coinmitteo appointed to draw up
a resolution of sympathy and respect in
memory of Mrs. Churchill, mado the
following report :
WiiKiiKAH, It has come to the knowl
edge of this Convention that Mrs.
Margaretha Churchill. wife of Hon. Clark
Churchill, Attorney-General of Arizona,
has passed without the portal of life,
lie It Resolved, That in her death this
Convention recognizes the loss of a noble
and devoted wife the highest type of
Christian womanhood, and extends to
her bereaved husband its sincerest and
deepest sympathy over his irreparable
Tho report was adopted.
A speech was then called for from
Chairman Herring, who, as usual,
ready to serve his party, spoke some
wholesomo party truths in n whole
Frank Murphy, on behalf of his
brothel-, thanked tlio Convention for the
expression of regard passed upon Secre
Some remarks were made by G. E.
Ilrown in a spirit of party enthusiasm,
after which tho Convention, on motion
of Morford, adjourned.
The Territorial Central Committee
held n session after the adjournment and
selected as an Executive committee, Will
Uashford and George E. Ilrown, of
Yavapai, and Lincoln Fowler, of
A MAMMOTH KNTKKI'ltlSK.
Ono Million Dollar Invested in a
racking House Scheme.
Ciiicaoo, August 28. A now enter
prise, involving $1,000,000, has been
entered into by Nelson Morris, packer.
Tho now scheme is to the establishment
of a slaughter and packing house ns well
ns stock yards at the sea board, cast nnd
Tho Inter-state Stock Yard Company
(the name of the now organization),
filed articles with the State Department
at Trenton, N. J., Monday, with a cap
ital of $1,000,000. Tho new company
will at once begin building houses in
New Jersey, where all meats from for
eign exports across the Atlantic will be
slaughtered. In San Francisco Mor
ris will build slaughter houses,
canning establishments ami stock yards.
This will protect his western export
trade. These houses will reduce the
loss by a strik(.U any one point to a
minimum and it is likely a Morris will
build houses at other points on the
The object of this new departure is
also to extend the dressed beef trade to
fields not yet opened up. Oriental cap
itals and many islands on the Pacific
ocean have heretofore been strange to
tho American pressed beef industry ami
it is intended to introduce pressed meats
in thnt territory.
ABOUT THE TARIFF MLL
SIK1AK, TKA ANI COITEK
A Text oT The lteclproclty Amendment
to tin- Tartu" Hill, by Mr. Alilrlcli, In
the I'orm or n Now Section.
Washington, August 28. Tho follow
ing is a text of tlie reciprocity amend
ment to the Tar ill' bill in tho form of a
now section projwsed today by Mr.
Suction 2. That exemptions from
duty of sugar, molasses, coffee, tea nnd
hides provided for in this net are made
with a view to securo reciprocal trade
with countries producing these articles,
and for this put pose on nnd after tlie
first day of July, 1891, whenever
and as soon thereafter ns the
President shall bo eatislied that the
government of any country produc
ing and exporting "sugar, molasses and
collee, tea and hides, raw and
uncurcd, or any such articles, im
poses duties or other exactions
ujion agricultural or other products of
the United States, which, in view of the
introduction of such sugar, molasses,
collee, tea and hides into the United
States, lie may deem to be reciprocally
unequal and" unjust, he shall have
power nnd it Bhnll bo his duty to sus
pend, by proclamation, to that (.'fleet the
provisions to this act relating to the free
introduction of such sugar, coffee,
molasses, tea and hides, and the pro
duction of such country for such time as
he shall deem just, and in such case
and during such suspension duties
shall bo levied and collected
and paid uiion sugar, molasses, coffee,
tea and hides, tho product of, or ex
ported from such country, as follows,
All sugar not above No. 13, Dutch
standard, in color, shall pay duty on
their polariscopic test, as follows, name
ly: All sugar not above No. Ill, Dutch
s'tandard, in color, all tank bottoms, all
syrups of can juice or beet juice, mel-
aua, concentrated ineituiu, concrete ana
concentrated molasses. Testing by
polnriscope not above seventy
livo degrees and seven-tenths
of one cent per pound, and for
every ndditlounl degree or fraction of
degree shown by polariscopo test, two
hundredths of one cent per pound ad
ditional. All sugar above No. 13 Dutch
standard m color snail bo classiiied by
Dutch standard of color and pay duty as
All sugar above No. 10 Dutch standard
of color, l?a cents per pound. All sugar
above No. 10 and not above No. 20 of
Dutch standard of color ljjj cents per
pound. All sugar above No. 20 Dutch
standard of color 2 cents per pound.
Molasses testing about BG degrees, 4
cents per gallon. Sugar draining and
sweepings shall be subject to
duty either as molasses or sugar as tho
case may bo according to polariscopic
test ; on coffee, three cents per pound;
on ten, ten cents per pound; hides, raw
or uncured, whether dry salted or
pickled, Angora goat skins, rnw', with
out wool ; unmanufactured nsses' skins,
raw or unmanufactured, and nil skins,
except sheen skins, with wool on, ono
and one-halt cents per pound.
Valuable Property Iturned.
Newman. Cnl., August 28. Fire broke
out in the barn of Henry Meir today and
destroyed the barn and sleeping house
near by. Three horses were burned to
death, and a buggy and all the furniture
in the lodging-house was destroyed.
Loss about $ 1200. No insurance.
The Tariff Bill Still Has
Attention Paid to the Duties
Aldrich Oilers Several Amend
ments to the Fish Schedule
Tlie House is Quiet.
Washington', August 28. Conferees
on the land grant forfeiture bill have
agreed upon a compromise of the meas
ure. It is the House bill with modifica
tions, providing for a general forfeiture
of the unearned grants of the principal
features which have been given hereto
fore. In the Senate the debate on the tariff
bill was resumed. Mr. Aldrich gave
notice of nn amendment ho would offer.
This one is a new section, stating that
the exemption of duty of sugar, coffee,
molasses, tea, and hides are mado with
a view to secure reciprocal trade with
countries producing these articles.
Duties on rugararc to bo lixed, as under
the existing law, the duty on codec is
3 cents per pound, on tea 10 cents per
pound and on lades vy. cents per pounu.
The conference report on tlie Itailroad
Land Forfeiture bill was presented and
ordered printed. Tho Tariff bill was
then taken up. Mr. Aidricn gnve no
tice of two amendments he would offer
to tlio bill, and which were read for in
formation. Ono amendment is a reci
procity amendment: the second is a pro
viso to the fish paragraph, and it sub
jects fish to a duty of only one and one
half cents per pound when exported
from or tlio product ot any country,
whenever, nnd only so long as American
lishiiiL' vessels shall be admitted into all
ports. Such countries to allow the pur
chase of supplies, including bajt, and tho
aiming oi iisu iui Kimiiiiem 111 muiiu iu
the United States without restraint.
The consideration was resumed at tho
paragraph relating to tlie rice amend
ments as reported by the Finance com
mittee, beins: to reduce the duty on
cleaned rice from two, to one and one-
half cents per pound ; on uncleaned rice,
from one and one-hnlf to ono cent per
iKHind and on rico Hour, rice meal and
broken rice.froni one-half to one-quarter
of a cent jer pound. Finally the para
graph was amended by making the duty
on cleaned rice two cents per pound, on
on uncleaned rice, one und one-quarter
cents, on paddy, three-quarters of a
cent nnd rico Hour, rice meal and
broken rice, one quarter of a cent per
pound, this being the modification of
the committee after amendment.
No amendments were offered to tho
paragraphs relating to rye, rice Hour,
wheat, wheat Hour, butter, cheese and
fresh milk. Mr. Carlisle moved to strike
out of the paragraph relating to con
densed milk the words "sugar of milk 8
cents per pound." Rejected.
Tlie committee amendment to strike
out the proviso for a drawback on sugar
was agreed to. At this point paragraph
135 (which was passed over in its regular
order) was taken up. It i elates to rail
way bars and tlie committee amend
ment, which reduces the rate from six
tenths to live-tenths of a cent per pound,
wns agreed to.
The'paragraph relating to shotguns,
which was also passed over without
action, was taken up, the question being
on an amendment of the Finance Com
mittee, the substitute for an advalorem
rate of thirty-five per cent, in the House
bill of specific duties according to values
with thirty-live per cent, advalorem in
addition. " Tlie committee amendment
was modified by reducing tlie duty on
first-class shotguns. Valued at not more
than $0 from $2 to M, agreed to.
The regular course of the bill was re
sumed at the heading, "Farm and field
products." Plumb moved nn increase
of duty on castor beans or seeds from
thirty-two to fifty cents per bushel.
The Committee amendment to reduce
the duty on flax seed, linseed and other
oil seed's from thirty to twenty-live cents
per bushel, was (at tho suggestion of Mr.
Aldrich), rejected. The paragraph re
lating to hops wns passed over without
action, Mr'. Gorman having proposed to
reduce the duty on hops from fifteen to
eight cents per pound. The next para
graph was to reduce the duty on garden
seeds from forty to thirty per cent adva
lorem, agreed to. A substitute was re
ported from tlie Finance Committee to
the naraimmh referrinc to tho duty on
tin cans containing shell fish was, at the
sUL'cestion of Mr. Aldncli, disagreed
to, leaving the paragraph just as it came
from the House. A substitute of the
Finance committee for the paragraph as
to oranges, lemons and limes was agreed
to. Party lines were entirely ignored
in the vote, many Republican senators
voting against tlio committee amend
ments and as many Democratic senators
for it. The paragraph relating to
extract of the meat clause that dutiable
meat shall include the extract in
tins or jars was, on motion of Mr.
Carlisle, struck out.
The coinmitteo amendment adding
degrasatl cent per pound was, at the
suggestion of Mr. Aldrich, rejected, and
nn additional paragraph was inserted
putting a duty of hnlf a cent per pound
on wool, grease and degras. Paragraphs
were amended (on report of committee)
by reducing the duty on chocolate
and prepared cocoa from 3 to 2
cents per pound. In the paragraph
relating to salt, the Finance Coinmitteo
recommended the striking out of tlie
proviso for a rebate. Mr. McPherson
moved to strike out the whole para
graph, taxing salt twelve cents per 100
pounds in packages and eight cents in
hulk, so as to leave salt on the free list.
The voto on Mr. Mcl'herson's motion
was yeas, 13; nays. 22. No quorum.
The bill wns laid aside, between ten nnd
eleven pages being disposed of today.
The House Lard bill was presented to
the Senate nnd referred to the commit
tee on agriculture. Adjourned.
In tlio limine.
Washington, August 28. The House
today sustained Reed's decision that
tho lard bill was unfinished business
and passed it, 120 to 31.
Mr. Reagan today introduced a sub
stitute for his proposed amendment to
the Tariff bill proposing reciprocal
arrangement with Cannda nnd Mexico
for free admission of manufactured
articles and mineral products. Tho sub
stitute includes agricultural products.
Richardson, of Tonnessee.called atten
tion to the scene in the House yesterday
and suggested that the gentlemen engag
ed in the altercation should bo allowed
anoptwrtunity to explain their conduct.
Suggestion not heeded.
Filially personal questions of ex
planation of privilege iieing disposed of
for tlio present, the House proceeded to
business and in tho morning hour re
sumed the consideration of the bill for
adjustment of claims of laborers under
the eight hour law. The morning hour
soon expired and the bill went over.
The House then, under special orders,
proceeded to the consideration of tho
bill culled under special order by Mr.
Council, of Nebraska, constituting eight
hours a day's work for all laborers,
workmen nnd mechanics employed by,
or on behalf of contractors doing work
or furnishing material for tho govern
ment providing penalties for violations
of its provisions.
Mr. Cutcheon moved to strike out the
clause which provided that no contractor
shall permit any laborer to work more
than eight hours. Agreed to.
On motion of Mr. McComas an amend
ment wns adopted striking out tho
clause requiring contracts for furnishing
material to the government on the basis
of the eight hour law. The bill then
passed the conference report on the bill
lor the relief of the Bufferers of Okla
DEATH (r MUS. CHUUCHILl,.
Her Unexpected Dpccrko At Her Homo
I. list livening.
One of the saddest deaths that has
come to the duty of The Rui'i'M-ican to
chronicle is that of Margaretha Churchill,
wife of Clark Churchill, who expired
last evening at 10 o'clock. She had been
ill for several days of a nervous disorder,
coupled with fever, but nothing very
serious was apprehended. The funeral
will take place at 4 o'clock this after
noon from the family residence on Mon
roe street, west of the High School.
Margaretha Churchill was born in
Darmstadt, Germany, June 18, 1840, she
came to this country when but
a child, and resided in San Francisco
until 1877. With her husband
she then came to l'rescott in this
Territory, where she lived until
1885, moving to Phoenix in that year
and has lived here since until her
decease. She was married to Clark
Churchill in California in October 12,
1801. She leaves no relatives in this
TILE PENNANT WINNER
THE SAX ntANCISCO'S TltlAL TKIP
Tlio Nmy Department Deserve Great
Creillt For It Vi'urk In Designing tliu
I'lant? of the emitter.
Santa Barbaka, August 28. Tlio
report of tlie naval board appointed to
conduct the trial trip of the 'cruiser San
Francisco, was forwarded to Washington
from Santa Barbara this morning. Tho
report comments upon the trial in the
most favorable manner and states that
the average speed maintained during
four hours run was nineteen and seven
tenth knots which is about one-tenth
knot in excess of tlie record of the
Tlio lirst iicures which were calculated
roughly, immediately at the conclusion
of the trial run yesterday, gave her an
average speed of 19.51 but the trial
board held a long session afterwards and
took into consideration the fact that
several minutes had been lost by tho
stoppage of one of the fans on account
of water getting into the chamber which
supplies tlie furnances with currents of
After careful consideration, the Board
calculated the speed at nineteen nnd
seven-tenths knots but sent this figure,
subject to correction, as thero are still
some calculations to bo made, bated on
on the tidal and. current observations
which t is expected will give tho San
Francisco a still higher rato of speed
and jiossibly break tlio average rate of
nineteen and three-fourths knots.
Tho report of the Board also states
that the maximum rate of speed attained
by the cruiser was twenty and six one
huudreths knots, that this rate was
'made during the last ten knots of her
run and after the fires had been under
forced draft for over four hours.
A better idea of this speed can be ol
taincd when it is considered that twenty
and six-liundieths knots is equal
to twenty-three land miles, a.nd
and that tlie cruiser traveled hall tuat
distance in less than half an hour.
Tho horse pow.er developed by the
engines during the run will not bo defi
nitely known for some time and correc
tions" for indicator springs will
have to be made, but- the calculations
made so far will indicate that the
average horse power used in driving
the ship nineteen and seven-tenths
knots will not exceed 8300. Experts
claim that this shows nn easy model
and that the waves' resistance, or what
innv be technically termed friction,
resistance of the ship moving through
the water" will be less than the Charles
ton, Ntuie-Wa-Kau, Baltimore, Reiva,
Regent, Orlindo or the Philadelphia. As
the San Francisco was built entirely of
plana prepared by the Navy Depart
ment is urged that these facts speak
well for the work of the department.
Mexico To Alii Commerce.
City op Mexico, August 28. An
American syndicate is buying sugar
lands in Mexico. Finance Minister
Dublan yesterday told nn associated
press correspondent that the govern
ment would not impose a tax on sugar
exports. lie said the government
wishes to do all in its power to aid
A flairs In Itiienn Ay res.
Buknos Ayrcs, August 28. Union
Civica called a meeting for the purpose
of formulating n request to Ministers
Rosco and Levalle to leave the cabi
net. This action caused much excite
ment. The Senate adopted tho General