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THE - DAILY CAIRO BULLETIN.
CAIR', ILL., SUNDAY MORNING; SEPTEMBER U, 188-4.
Jtt. J. E. STKONO,
129 Commercial Ave., Cairo, 111.
VAJ-OB. SLBCTRO-VAPOR amd MBDICATKD
A adr la attendance.
Q.EOKOE HAUKI90N LEECH, M. D.
PHYSICIAN & SURGEON,
6pcltl attention paid to the Homeopathic treat
ment of arg ca I dl.eius, and di.uaii.it of wou.en
OKKICfe On 14th .treet, opposite the Po.t
offlcK, Ca'ro, III.
M. HAKUELL, M. D.
OPPICK-Eaat Side Commercial, below 3th St.
R. E W. WHITLOCK.
urnca No. lse Commercial Avenna, bii.eu
Ktbtb and Nliith Htru
lJ 0. PARSONS, M. I).,
OCULIST AND AURIST.
OPFICK-Clty Drag Btor. Carbondal. 111.
rpBECITY NATIONAL BANK.
Of Cairo. Illinois.
71 OHIO LEVKE.
CAPITAL. SS 100.000!
4 General Banking: Hnniness
Tl'OSt, W. II AM.IIIAY
JNTEKPKiSE SAVING HAN K
KXCLCSIVKI.Y A SAVINGS RA.N K.
T5IOS. "W. IIAI.L1 DAY,
ALEXANDER COUNTY ;
tk)iumerclal Avenue and Eighth Street
r. BKOS8, Pmtdent.
IP. NEK?, VlePre'nt
I T. i. Kerth. A.t't cam
. Bro.i.. Ca'ro I William Klut. .C Ira
Peter N.ff .. William Wolf....
I'.K O.lerloh.. " IC.O. Patter.. "
K A. Buder " I U. Well.
J. T. Clem.on, Caledonia.;
A 0831 HA L BANKING BUSINESS DON K.
Exchane. cold and bought. latere! paid it
the Sarlng. Department. Collection mule and
all bailneM promptly attended to.
Patrick T. McAlpine,
Mnde to Order.
8th St., bet. Ohio Leree A Commercial Ave.
CAIRO. - ILL
Repairing: neatly done at short notice.
CAIRO STAR LAUNDRY.
I would reipectfullr announce to the cttlceni of
Cairo that I bat epened and am carrying on a
flr.t claii laundry In the rear of Winter'. Block.
onSerenth .treet, where I am prepared to do all
kinds ofworlc in my line in a auperlor and work
manihtp tyl, defying c "mpetitloD and at rea.on
able IlKure.. All woik guaranteed, and prompt
payment If any good, are lust.
N. B. Entrance to laundry, through the private
entrance to Winter's Block. T SM 8m
Mrs. Emily Bowers,
' Mr. AMANDA CLARK80N, Agent.
Next Alexander Co. Hank, 8th St
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Brand. adr.rtlMd u atiwIuUIr par
TH TEST I
PIo a can top down on a hot tor nntll heated, that
Minora Uweor.rand inll. A chpnilM not b r
qulnd to dolaot U. prtMuc. ot aniiuonU.
DOES NOT CONTAIN AMMONIA.
ITt HEALTHri'LXUa Hid NEVER BCM gi UTIOVID.
In a million home, fur a quarter of a canturjt It ha.
tood tb. roniuoien' reliable t.t,
THE TESTOFTHE OVEN.
PRICE BAKING POWDER CO.,
Dr. Price's Special Flavoring Extracts,
Tk. MrMfMt,Ml ..IM.M a.4 auani .,.r kaewama
Dr. Prlci's Lupulln Yeast Gims
Far Light, Health? Brrad, The Beit Dry Hup
Yurt In the World.
FOR SALE BY GROCERS.
CHICACO. . ST. LOUIc.
xi. W. HENDERSON,
No. 191 Commercial Ave.,
Sole Agent foi the Celebrated
Manufacturer and Dealer in
Tin, Copper and Sheet lion Wort
HEADQUARTERS I OR .
Bulldfr.' Hardware and Carpentrr.' Toolr.Tal.'e
and Pocket Cutlery, beat la the iuaret. Kwtn
Broa.' Plated Knlrc, Fork, aim sooon., Oranlte
Iron Ware. Berlin Earthenware, Whit SI on main
Preesar., Water Coolers, Refrigerator. Clothe.
Wringer., Crown Platem. 8t p Ladder., Garden
Implement., Golden bturOil Move-hot in the
world, Lampa of ererv dt-xcri tion. lain Oil
Carpet Sweeper., Feather Dn.tem. Broom.. Win
dow Screen Wire Cloin, 'ull rapplj ot Flebir.g
The abote at rorc bottom price..
Corner 12th and Commercial Arenae, Cairo, 111.
Telephone No. 12.
LOUIS C. HERBERT,
(Successor to Chas. T. Kewland and
flonibei, Steam and Gas' Fitter
Commercial Ave , bet. feutb. and Ele
Drive Well Force and Lift Pomp furnl.hed and
put up. Aijent for the Celobrated
"BUCKEYE FORCE PUMP'
he bet pomp ever invented. New Gas Fixture
nrr.l.hed to order. 0 d fixtures repaired and
tST Jobbing promptly attended to 319 ti
Manufacturer and Dealer In
Sbelojgau Mineral Springs Water,
ALWAYS ON IUNI).
Milwaukee Beer in kea ami bottles, a
Manufactory Corner 4lh & Coui'l
Manufacturer ond Dealer in
8th Street, between Com'l Ave. ud Levee.
CHOKE BORING A SPECIALTY
ALL KINDS OF AMUNITION.
a(e. Keoalred. All Kind ol Key Mnde.
FLOUR, GRAIN AND HA1
A NEW JERSEY HORROR.
An Insane Man Murders His Wif
and Daughter and Then
The Awful Deed Seemingly Unpremedi
tated and the E:buU of the Daugh
ter's Nervous Tears.
Details of the Slaughtei Eccentricities o
the Principle Actor The Result
BoWox, N. J., September 13. The.
house ot Win. W. Messer, formerly
Superintended ot the Boontou i'apei
Mills, wai the scene of a terrible trag
edy this morning. The first persona
who heard the screams and pistol
shots, rushed to the house, and there
saw the body ot Miss Mary Messer,
who lay stretched out on the floor ot
the sitting-room. She was alive and
conscious, but was terribly wounded.
In Um adjoining parlor Mrs. Messer
sat on a chair in a corner, also des
perately hurt. In the dining-room Mr.
Messer was found lying dead in a pool
of blood. A 32-calibre revolver
lour barrels of which had been dis
charged, lay beside him. According to
the ante-mortem sutement of Miss Mes
ser, she and bti mother had sat down to
breakfast lu tins dLnlug-room shortly be
fore eigbt o'clock. Presently Messer en
tered tne room and began examining a
revolver with which be bad shot a dog
last Sunday. Alarmed at the sight of
the weapon Miss Messer said: "i at her,
put up that pistol ;I don't like to see It, and
If you don't put it away I shall leave the
room." As Mr. M sser did not comply
with btr request, she arose and walked
past him toward the sitting-room. She
had jut got past him when
UK FIRED AT HER.
the ball striking her In the back. She
v.a ked a lew steps further Into the front
room, aud then fell, wb-re she was sub
queutly f iund. Mrs. ilrsser, in terror,
trR-d to follow her daughter, but a she
iiearel her husband he fired
two phots, one bullet struck her
in the breast and the other below.
She toUered a lew steps further
tod laid herself down by her wounded
daughter. While mother and daughter
thus lay side by side they heard a fuurtb
pistol-shot in the dining-room. After
shooting his wiie and daughter, Messer
tbeu shot himself through the head.
Neither the mother or daughter can re
cover. The cause of the shooting, as the
jury's verdict declares, was Insanity.
Messer had a sunstroke early In Augut,
ami bis brain was sensibly affected. He
lore his sunstroke he had the ruputailou
of being eccentric. lie ate but one meal
a day, like Ga'the, aud that at lour
o'clock In the afternoon.'.'.
HE 8M0KKD INCESSANTLY,
sometimes almost continuously for fif
teen hours at a time. He spent ills nights
in reading and slept in the day time. .Be
fore last February, however, he kept
more regular hours, as be was obliged
to do, being nntll then Superintendent of
the Boonton Paper Mill. Previous to
going to Boonton, four years ago, be
was Interested In gold mines In Col
orado. Previous to that he was la the
sugar business In Boston where he
had Warren Fisher, the father of
Blaine's friend, Warren Fisher, Jr., for
a partner, and also had a brother-in-law
ot Blaine for another partner.
B aloe himself Is said to have been a
book-keeper for the firm. Daring the
war Messer was a carrier of secret dis
patches between this country and
England. Messer's age is seventy
two, Miss Messer Is thiity-five. There
Is a sou about forty In California, and
toe youngest of the family, Arthur J.
Messer, is In the paper business la New
KEV. UUIKEY'S CONDUCT.
The True Story, as Told By the Lady
in the Case.
Nkwark, N. J., September 13. Mrs.
Mary F. Ilelnisch, whose affidavit against
the Rev. Mr. Gulrey was read at the meet
lag of bis congregation In Paterson on
Wednesday night, said to day that she
was cot frightened by the rumor that
Gulrey would have her arrested for crim
inal libel. The true story is this: Some
years ago Gulrey had a church here in
Newark. He was then a widower.
He went to California and mirrled there
and afterward came back east. Two
years ago he was introduced to me as a
widower, aud I received atteutions from
blm. Alter a while he acted in an im
proper manuer and from that time I
would not have anything to do with him.
During the church meeting I was in tne
house adjoining the church, and was
ready to go In and confront Gulrey, but
he said I should not be admitted."
Mkkjdkn, Conn., September 13.
About one o'clock this morning William
Johnson, of Wallingtord, found his wife
In bed with a man named Arthur Jack
son, of New Haven, in the house of a
man named William Smith in that vil
lage. Johnson attacked them with an axe
he had found in the yard. He nearly cat
Jackson's ear off with a blow on the side
of the head. He then crashed in his
wife's skull and fled from the bouse;
but seeing Smith start toward town to
suatinoa officers he returned and again
attacked his wife, killing her before he
left. He was captured later on
and confessed his guilt, and said
he was glad he had killed her,
stating ha went to the houso for that pur
pose. Johnson and his wife have separ
ated several times on account of jealousy.
Both are colored, and had bad reputa-1
Hons. Johnson is suspected of shootlug
a young man named Perkins last night.
He will have a hearing on Tuesday next.
A Novel Way of Savin Funeral Ex
Maw Oblkans, La., September 13.
Before daylight yesterday morning a
negro was seen to go on the wharf near
the French market and throw a bundle
which he carried on his shoulder Into tha
river. A man who was In the vicinity
asked him what it contained and
received toe reply, "Cats." The
uspjcMti oi tao spectator was
rooa4 by tha sto of tbe boa
The two went under the wharf and fished
out the body of a negro woman wrapped
In a blanket. The negro was arrested
and stated tnat the woman had been In
the habit of visiting bis room every night.
Last night she came as usual, and upon
entering the door tell dead. Being too
poor to pay burial expenses, he disposed
of the body as stated. A post-mortem
examination of the woman showed thai
she died of dysentery. The story of th
negro Is believed.
BtuuoKi-oRT, W. Va., September 13.
This community is enjoying a novel sen
sation. During last year three or four
men lost their lives in this vicinity by
becoming intoxicated and lying down on
the railroad. Last Sunday another victim
was added to the list. anJ citizens de-
jterinmed to end the slaoghter. Last
nlgnt, a number ot men, disguised, sur
rounded the whisky shop kept by Mrs.
Hall, and with axes demolished the whole
building, emptying the liquor Into the
street. The woman was then ordered to
leave the place at once. No one offered
to interfere with the masked men. The
citizens give notice that In the future no
liquor shops will be allowed In the place.
BASK BALL BRKVITIKH.
Score of Qamea Flayed on Friday,
Providence, R. I. Providences, 8;
Baltimore, Md. Baltimore Unions, 4;
Wilmington Unions, 3.
Washington, D.C. Nationals, 5; Pitts
burgh Uuloas, 4.
Louisville, Ky. Loulsvllles, 8; Vir
ginias, 7. . -
Newark, N. J. New Yorks, 7; Domes
Boston, Mass. Boston Unions, f;
Kansas City Unions, S.
Hannibal, Mo. Keokuks, 6; Uannl
St. Louis, Mo. Metropolitans, 11 j St.
Brighton Beach Baeea.
New Yokk, Septembar 13. There were
six well contested races run off at Brigh
ton Beach yesterday. The weather was
slightly cooler, and the attendance large.
First Kace Maidons of tall ages;
sevee-eisihlhs of a mile: Ctesar, first;
Yelverton, second; Patapses, third.
Time, 1 :3-
Second liace Maidens of all ages;
seven-clgnttis o( a mile: Change, first;
Leroy, second; Dave Gideon, third.
Time, 1 :3l.
Third Race Selling allowances; one
and one-eighth miles: Rambler, first;
Clarence, second; Monk, third. Time,
Fourth Race Handicap ; one mllet
Topsy, first; King Fan, second; Mattie
Kaptnre, third. Time, 1 :44.
Filth Race For beaten horses; three-
quarters of a mile: Glendower, first;
Laraminta, second; Minnie Meteor,
third. Time, 1:17 1-2.
Sixth Kace Handicap hurdle race over
six hurdles; one and one-half miles
Bally, first; West wind, second; George
McCullougn, tnlrd. Time, 2:50 1-2.
It Xing' ton Saoes.
Lkxington, Kr., September 13. The
races closed yesterday with favorable
weather, good track and fast racing -
First Kace Free handicap; one and
one quarter miles: Vera, first; Van
guard, second ; Taxgatherer, third. Time,
Second Kace For two-year-olds; one
mile: Favor, first; Bonanu, second ; Or
lando, third. Time, 1:45 1-4.
Thlid Race For beaten horses at this
meeting; mile heats: Supaway, first;
Lizzie S. second ; Kansas, third. Time,
1:44 3-4, 1:43 3-4.
Fourth Race For two-year-olds;
Diamond, first; Belle Pate, second;
Bill Owens, third. Time, 1:17 1-2.
Be Says He la the Rial Champion, and
1 Willing to Defend the Claim.
Philadelphia, Pa., September 13.
Interest in prize ring happenings has
been reawakened here by an article In a
New 'York paper yesterday relative to
the pngilistic cbampanlonsbip. Domln
lck McCaffrey Is sparring at Clark's
Theater nightly, and is billed as the
champion of America. To-day Mr. Mc
Caffrey authorized his friend, William P.
Coruey, a w altby sporting man of this
city, to forward to Lie World the follow
ing: To Whtnn It May Concern: Havlnff chal
lenged John L. Sullivan to fight me aceordtnir
to tho rules of the I-omlon prize rinir, aud
ivostel money with the lloton Herald and
New YorkUipperto sustain such otmllenxe,
wliieh challenge he has not auooptwl ami
which money he hns not covered, and, as aald
John L. Su I vun i,u stated through the pub
lic prints tnut ho will mi longer contend ac
cording to said rules (which are thu only ones
recognieu as governing championship oun
i tests, I, therefore, claim the title or chain
1 pion of America (which he has thus reliu
i iulshed), aud hold myself ready to defend the
Bttino against un comers, lor trom f i,uuu to
$.',500 a side.
(Signed! Dominick McCaitrkv,
Champion of America.
Mr. Corney, who Is known In sporting
circles throughout the country as
'Frozen Bill," says he will back McCaff
rey for any amount, and Billy O'Brien
will act for him In the arrangement of any
match. Mr Corney also authorizes Dick
Yarwood to challenge Pete McCoy for the
middle-weight championship for 81,000 a
side, the battle t) take place within four
months from the date ot signing articles
ot agreement, and the fighting grounds
to be within 250 miles of Kansas City or
in Montana. Mr. Corney says he will
meet McCoy or his representative any
day the latter names to arrange the con
test and post the first deposit.
Nkw York, September 13. The bank
statemont shows the following change
for the week ending to-day : Reserve de
creased, 91.234,525; loans increased, l,
526,800; specie decreased, 91,606,900;
legal tenders increased, 9130,800; depos
its decreased, 9904,300; circulation do
Pleasure and Boeineaa.
New York, September 13. President
Arthur is at the Fifth Avenue Hotel try
ing to clear off the accumulation of
official hatness. He will leave this
evening for Rarltan, N. J., to visit Secre
The Crew of the Bertie.
Portland, Ma., September 18. Tha
acbooMT Henry D. Metca f has arrived
with tha enw of toa loop-yacht, Bertie.
Thflf ware pfckod throe miles sooth of
DECLARES FOR THE NOMINEE
Tammany's Qualified Acceptance
of tho Work of the Chi
Address and Resolutions Adopted After
Full Discussion, in Which Much
Ex-Senator Grady Refuses to Ratify the
Nominations and Declares in -Favor
Nkw Yokk, September 13. The Tam
many General Committee nietfast night
to decide what attitude the organ
ization should take respecting the
National Democratic ticket. Nearly all the
1,300 members were present, and the ball
was crowded with spccUtors, amoug
them being a few ladles In the boxes.
John Kelly was received with applause
when lie arose to call the meeting to or
der. He named ex-Senator Geo. H. Fos
ter for Chairman, and that gentleman be
ing unanimously elected, made a brief
address, explaining the objects of the
The sub-committee to whom was re
ferred the matter ot preparing and sub
mitting an address by resolution of the
Committee on Organization, at Its meet
ing Monday, September 8, then pre
sented their report, which was sub
stantially as follows:
After dwelling on the ancient history
of Tamiuanv Hall, how It has never
swerved from its allegiance to the Demo
cratic party, nor faltered In Its support
of the candidates nominated, ana m tne
principles enunciated from the platform ot
the National Democratic Convention, the
report says that "in respect to the candi
dates of the Democratic party before the
Nation, we aequiese In the will of the
majority of the representatives of the
party, although we believe that will to
have beeu unwisely expressed. There Is
but one alternative left to as to sever
our couuection with the Democratic
party. This we cau not and will not do
We say with John Adams 'that
there is no good government but what is
republican, lor a republic is an empire of
laws aud not of men.' "
The report further speaks of the beau
ties and immortal principles of the Dem
ocratic party, under which the citizen is
protected at home and abroad, public
lauds returned to the public domain when
legally forfeited by the railroads, and
concludes with the following:
itiml. That we, the Detuoeratio-Kepulpli-can
general committee of the city and county
nf K,.w Vc.rk. in Tuminanv lltiU usneuib.eil.
hereby rat ily and indorse the nominations
Hindi' Dy uiu Auuoniu uuiuocruuu i-oiiveii-tion.
hefil in Chicago on July 10, im, for
PreH'.duut, lirovtir Cleveland, of New Vork;
for Viie I'r.-aident, Thomas A. Homlricks, of
Indiana, and hereby pledge oursolve tn at
earnest and cordial support of the candidate
The read ng of the resolutions was
greeted with great applause, mingled
with hisses. General Splnola, chairman
of the Sub-committee, then took the
floor aud said that at the National Con
vention the members of Tammany Hall
explained the state of affairs lu New
Y ork, and asked for candidates whocould
win. They had no apology to make.
They wanted a Democratic President and
meant to have one if It were within their
pow er. The Democracy was not a happy
family to-day, but If every Democratic
voter buckled on his armor, Cleveland
would be elec ed. Cheers.
General Splnola then moved the adop
tion of the address.
Ex-Senator Thomas F. Grady rose
amid great excitement and cheering, and
responded to the address, speaking from
the floor as follows:
I rise to protest against the passage of this
resolution and tho lop tion of this address.
I feel that the uiea.-airu ot my opoailition
will amount merely to a protost, and It is fair
I shoulil confess at trio outset, tne utter nope
lcsanctis of any attempt on my part to direct
this committee from the course I understand
it has already detenninod to adopt . . . .
Tor the first time during my membership in
this body, 1 find myself placed in antagonism
to tho jKiHitlon taken by the leader,
whoso fortunes 1 have always fol
lowed and whose confidence and re
spect I have invariably sought as the supreme
reward of my ambition. . . . Neither in the
nomination of the ticket nor in the nntnner
bv which It was brought about Is there the
slightest claim upon the great body of Uemo
cralio voters for their support. The great
majority of the delegates to the Convention
who named Mr. Cleveland in their first choice,
represent ttopublican constituents. A num
ber of ilelegatus who earm-stlv and openly op
positl his nomination were recorded. In stilt o
of nil their protests, as favoiable to his can
didacy, hvery influence that could
tie employed or engineered by the
uionouoliAU, who have secured the control of
the pa it v liianagement, wits excite I to iiuiko
him the candidate, ami its you well know, del
egates who left their homes loud lu their pro
tesis of hostility to his eandiila. y as inviting
certain defeat of the party, guv.i evidence
soon after their arrival In Chicago of uclianno
of heart, w bieh only the n.ost Hiinple and
charitable havo ascribed to pure and worthy
motives. The expressod design of the men
who urircd his nomination was to conciliate
disgruntled Heptibllctins not to please Dem
ocrats. Governor Cleveland's veto of tho five
cent fare bill aud the circumstances con
nected therewith then occupied Mr.
Grady's attentlou. He said:
Is then? any known character of tho Gov
ernor s which should exempt him from the
severe penalties orlainc 1 aitaiust men in
everv way bis peers He was a younger man
when, according to his chosen biographer, ho
was attracted by tho fees to be gained in the
olllcc of Sheriir, whiuh ought to lie dis
tasteful to a lawyer of any ability. Ami
wo know that he himself ; ressed the lever
that swung the t Minis of law Into
eternity to sive the expense of hiring anoth
er roftional hangman, hueh a onJl! na
tuiv is not above being bribed. . . . If any
doubt over 'ixisled as to his attitude toward
the Interests of the workinumcn it must have
been dispelled by his veto of what Is known
as tho car conductors' aud drivers' bill. There
was a measure based tijion the grounds of
common humanity. All overworked anil un
derpaid Ixaly of men engaged In a quasi
public employment asked to have their
hours of labor limlud by law to twelve.
'1 be only competition to which they were lia
ble was .it the number or lioi r, they might
I e required to work. Considering the neces
sities of their situations, their wages even
with reduced hours of labor were at the low
est point. Hut on the bold objection that the
measure belonged to class legislation, the
Governor refused to give his sanction, and
IntlmaUsl that Its provision might be evaded.
Admit, for the sake of argument, that thji be
true, It wo ild a 1 a bo a declaration on the
part of th i Government that twelve hour'
labor fully constitutes a day's work.
1 am aware that I have been charged with
allowing a personal feeling against the Gov
ernor to control uiy political aoMun. My po
sition mart e Jmlyed by the reasons which 1
assign for it. The faots which 1 have stated
'here to night from the recent history of the
State are of snob a nature as to force con
so.eutious, patriotic and , urn-elfish IVm
oontts to oppose ' his 'election. ' Then
the reasons which control my action can be ol
' little lutoteet to anybody, and I tut ol bH oan
they affec the legitimate cvoduskma wbtot
! independent oitiaens must reach for tints
selvte. Itat at nee the eottoa of Oovwna
laereaaM hi writing aleeterealfr. Kbrea
fy hi supporters may I be permitted to a
ludH to It lor a moment to illus
trate the Incapacity of a Presidential
candidate t understand the lliulU which
common propriety would place upon bis Im
pulses 1 proteat that in all 1 have '
read of the exeroiau and abuse of despotic
powers I have never met with such a palpable
disregard of the proprieties of public life ar
this exhibition ot Mr. Cleveland S Intolerance
of opiKMition. The King who uttered the
memorable saying "the tatflj am the Hfate;"
even he, never cooliy proclaimed that the con
stitution of any Ixidy neeessary to the
Government of tne Wtate should be
regulated solely by a regard for
the personal comfort and sntlafaoUon
of the monarch, iiut this interference wttn
the I'onsJtutioii ot the Senate wa not only
Indecent In itself; it was a breach of one of
bis p. ain promises of his letter of acceptauue.
In that document, on the fuith of wbkih be
was e Voted, be stMU:: "The interference ot
O'lieials f any degree and whether etlate oi
federal, for the ot.rpoae of thwarting or con
trolling the popular wish should not betol
era'.od. Can such Infidelity to his pledgee plead
for a more extended trust In bis honesty? . .
Quite In hirmeny-wlth the candidate is the
platform up in which ho stands. I'pon the
important guiiHtlons of the tariff It is gener
ally acceptable to Mr. Morrison, of Illinois:
Mr. Converse, of nho; Mr. Wattenaoo. ol
Kentucky, ami Mr. Handall, of Pennsylvania.
Like the t andidate's letter of acceptuce, it
is inoff -nsive, and might be summarised to
Just eight words: "W ith malice toward none,
with charity toward all."
In relat oti to the public lauds its declara
tions ai.' the very opposite from what would
accord with the Convention's treatment ot
Judge Tburmin, the olilef. If not the only
Democratic martyr to the people' side of the
question, and raises a violent presumption
that at the time of the adoption of the plat
for.n, tho Standard Oil Company' representa
tives bad not SMUiuud the complete control of
the Convention they subsequently mani
feeted. Such is the feast to which we are Invited.
For my part I decline the Invitation. Reserv
ing to myself the snprome right of a cituv n. I
decline to prostitute my prerogative to the
purpose of the party managers. . . . But
my vote will not be lost to the Democracy.
It will be cast for a candidate
whose follower will be numbered
by hundred of thousands, whose mo
tives cannot he impugned, for their aetlou
can be inspired by no seitish hopes of reward.
It wul be registered for the principles whiuh
the Uemocratic party professed when it he 4
the popular support. It will be given for a
candidate who has no hope of election, bat
who braves fatigue, abuse and pecuniary toes
that true Democrat may Ind hi candidacy a
channel through which they may express
I deliberately join the minority, but history
tac.hes us that all great movements have Ural
been begun by minorities. 1 will exhaust my
energies to swell the vote that will beoast fot
that giant of civil warfare, whose finger are
now at the throat of monopoly, and wbotw
grasp will stiffen and tighten under the en
couragement of the patriotic and unselfish till
he throws It prostrate and submissive at the
teet of Justice. 1 turn my back upon the Dem
ocratic party, captured and betrayed by the
know -nothing demagogues, hungry for places
and spoils, to Join the pure Democracy which
struggles for the principle which the party or
ganization has abandoned.
1 renounce a candidate whose only merit la
his obscurity, that 1 may follow a statesman
whose life has made glorious the hlspiry of
his country. I decline to bow down liefore a
graven Image because 1 prefer to follow the
teaehlnga of an apoktle of the true faith.
Preferring fbining ability to dull mediocrity;
a truo reformer to a sham reformer: a states
man to a hangman; an illustrious
cltlen to a political adventurer, I
decline to support G rover Cleveland
for the Presidency, and hen! anil now In the
presence ot the leader, uiy political sponsor;
in the midst of brethren and comrades with
whom I have shared a hard (ought political
field, and before the eyes of the country to
whom i have this night laid bare my motives
and my purposes, I declare myself in favoi
or lit n J. P, butler, the soldier, the Jurist, the
statesman and the patriot, and 1 appeal to
tune tor my vindication.
Mr. Wm. Bourke Cochran, on rising to
second the resolution, was received with
loud cheering. He said there was a stern
dnty to be performed by the organization
before election day. No one bad pro
tested more strongly against Cleve
land's nomination than be had, bat
it was essential to the prosperity
of the country that a change in adminis
tration should take place. The labor vote
was being threatened with sale. He
heard but the cry of distress thoagbout
the country, and that cry urged him to
work for the Democratic ticket
He felt convinced that there
was no power on the face of
the earth that could drive
this organization from the told of too
Democratic party. There were perhaps
strong reasons, he said, for voting for a
third candidate, but If they did the
enemy would climb the rampart and
secure the victory, and he could not sit
still and see a party elected whose only
object and aim was public plunder.
Mr. Cochran concluded by saying
that it would go forth to the country
that this organization had declared Itself
uot for a in in but for a party.
The calling of the roll on the address
and resolution was then proceeded with,
aud resulted In their adoption by an
overwhelming majority. The vote stood
810 ayes, 87 nays. On motion tho voto
was made unanimous. After some rou
tine business the committee adjourned.
Dktroit, Mich., September 13. Gen
eral Logan left Bay City this morning tor
Vassar, where be was enthusiastically re
ceived, and whence he left by special
traiu for Port Huron, stopping at various
points and beiug accorded a hearty greet
ing everywhere. A few minutes after
twelve he reached Port Huron, where he
was welcomed by a popular ovation, In
addition to tho regular set programme,
the streets being filled with enthusiastic
people. After dinner he will talk a while,
aud then leave for Detroit by the fast
steam yacht Sigma. At slj o'clock he
will be received by prominent Republi
cans, and at 7:30 he will speak in the
large, new skating rink, and at Larned
An Infamous Lie.
Nkw Yokk, September 13. The Herald
this morning prints the following:
"San Francisco, Cal., Sept. 12, 1884.
To the Editor of ttte Jferald:
The report that Stephen M. White,
Chairman of the Stockton Couventiou,
had gone over to Blaiue Is an infamous
Sigued Wm. 1). English,
Chairman Democratic State Com
mittee." Groaham to Take the Slump.
Nkw York, September 13. At the con
ference of the Republican National head
quaiters to-day It was decided that Post-master-Geueral
Gresham should stamp
Ohio aud Iudlana before the State elec
tion. A Block of Buildings Destroyed.
Navasota, Tax., September 13. Yes
terday morning this city was visited by
a disastrous conflagration, which de
stroyed tally 960,000 worth of building
property, leavlug but one two-story
house in the entire block opposite the
Houston & Texas Central Depot Noth
ing Is known of the origin of the t:
Indications, however, strongly point to
Nkw York, rkptember 18. Tha Im
ports of specie at the port ol New York
for tha week ending to-day wan 94,90,
makiar a total, slnca Jaaoarit 1, ol fit,.
T0a,tli, agataat 9t,93,TM for the mm
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