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VOLUME XVI. NO. 282.
MARION, OHIO, WEDNESDAY EVENING JULY 8, 1U08.
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NOMINATION WILL NOT
BE MADE UNTIL THURSDAY AFTERNOON
Selection of the Vice-Presidential Candidate will not
be Made Until Friday-The Question of This
V Nomination is no Nearer Solution Than
It was Early in the Week.
Judge Gray's Manager Again Declines the Use of Gray's
Name in Connection with the Place and Towne of New
'York and James of Kentucky are Still the Most Promi
nently Mentioned Bryan May go to the Convention
.After Uis Nomination and Urge the Abandonment of the
, :Two-thirds Rule Committee Settles Contests.
iDonvcr, July 8. The piescnt plans worship dictated by Bryan worked un
at tlio Bryan leaders In the Democratic . til 2 a. in. this morning and then
national convention Is to adopt the icsumcd work, after a few hours
platform and nominate for president
on Thursday, then finish up tho con
Tcntiou with tho vice presidential
nomination on Friday,.
Tfho suo-a'inmlttco on resolutions
leoi not expect to roport to tho full
commlttoo until lata this arternoon,
when the final draft of tho platform
will bo prepared for presentation to
convention at 10 a. in. Thursday. This
eub-commlttee, headed by Governor
Ifatkcll ,of Oklahoma ,and Its mom-
sleep. The mKc-up of tho sub-com-
nilttce, as well as tho character of tho
general committee, Is Biich that thero
Is absolutely no question but thai a
progressive platform, in lino with
Bryan's ideas, will bo the result.
.Tho credentials committee, after a
stormy all nlg-'it scsdon, which left
tho work incomplete, oxpeots to bo
ablo to report to the convention eooh
aftor noon (Denver time) today. TJio
hlg fight beforo committee la over
Ilov. C. 1 Itclsiicr, a Methodist,
Senator Grady, of New York, chair
man of the committee on rules and
order of business reported, and tho
rcpoit wan adopted.
Dologato.Marlln, of Arlcuas, offered
a icsolutloii In memory of tho lato
Jatnca K. Jones, ot Atkansas, formor
national Democratic chairman, and It
was adopted by n rising vote.
Idaho, 1'onnsylvAnla, Illinois and New """" .""' 1-.- 3 3; .
Yi rk contests. In arguing tho cims. r """"' """ '",-',..:, "
the lie was frequently parsed and tU" ..7" "? " "5 r " " , ' hI'""
Columbus, O., .Inly S. The man
agomont and attendints at tho Mai
lllon Stato hospital for tho insane are
exonerated of charges or brutality to
patlcntu in tho reiwrt of tho commit,
teo of tho Stato Board of charities,
filed todiy with Governor Harris.
flghtB in Acvoral cases wore only pre- i
could bo transacted for tho tlmo.
Mil- -T,i.,i, inc nttniTrllvnil fltlll fltl-
vented by tho Interference or national u,,,u , ., ', M r3 Vn., nVo,ioii
if .., inounced that tho committee an crcden.
i"l.i '.'..' i. .. -. i.t.. 'tlnls could not report until 8 p.
Become Threatening and Ok
lahoma Militia May be
OMahoinfj City, Olc, July 8. -Act.
lng under orders from acting governor
Uellamany, Oklahoma's whole militia
force Is prepared today to march at
The bravca aro openly
for two votes, declared mo defying the county officers, who liavo
motion lostu tried to make them lay down their
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"um,u"""" ""' " """'"- "'"" tor 0r Tennessee, hut he started lor
Ju"" -""". ''""" ' "-"" i, ,innr. Wen Senator Goie. oi wic
r.nrn nanicd Bryan as me grciua.
,,,.r IIf Z' "o moved that the convention nee a moment notice on HIcko
tlon Urn Brylu w apjca S e'"t --' W,,d CT,of '' Vounris, near Muskogee, wl
0J'1l11,l,,Ih,n;'n No" wont up fmm tho spectators in ernl hllll(lrcd ,Ildhll8 and ,lCf
"., :r:Z ",:,,';,, u-m. tM ! ll"1" and the chairman after encamped.
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a two-thirds majority for presidential
Sub-Committee of the National Republican Committee
Meets at Hot Springs Today Dover will Accept Sec
retaryship but the Man for Treasurer of the Com
mittee lias not Been Selected.
dlot Springs, Virginia, July 8.
Frank Hitchcock was unanimously
chosen to bo chairman of tho nation
al Republican committee, and George
It. Sheldon, of Now York, was
rifimn fa rjnlfl in Htronir- 1 1
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HONDURAS MAY WIN
Town of Gracias Has Fallen into Their Heads and Cholut
eca is. Threatened Plan is Said to be to Join Several
of the South American States and Make an At
tack upon Nicaragua.
Managua, Njdiragua, July 8, -"Advices
received hero stato tihat the rev
olutionary forces in Honduras have
captured the town of Gracias and havo
control ot tho department of tho same
linnc, which lies In tho eouthwcHt
ilKjrtlon of that republic. It is also
Mated Uiat tiho liiHurgcnts are tlircat
cnlng Cholutcca, about sovonty miles
from Tegucigalpa and Annapala, a rroo
jurt of llondums on thb raclflu coast.
Jt is believed the movement Is large
ly the work or ImikIUh, homowhat him.
liar to that which happened recently
in Mexico, which unless It assumes
more formldablo projwrtlons, will noon
1)0 put down. 'Hlio Ihonduran aro
Bomowliat concerned about tho safety
ot Amaihla, their only port on tho
r.maan.i, July S. A prominent Cen
tral American, who Is here, bald to
day that ho believed tho revolution
against President Dlnita or Honduras
will bo successful. Tho plan of tho
revolutionists is to havo In Honduras
au allied government in wjileli Giuila
mela and Salvador will Hike part. Af
ter this Is oslahllshcd tho present; plan
provides for an attack upon President
Kolaya of Nlmragun, who Is considered
to bo tho enemy it President Cabrera.
LONG HEARING GIVEN
n.n minority a dancerous weapon u i
defeat the will of tho nJ)Jotity.
Hryan'a nomination is absoimciy
certain. Tho vlco pr&.ldentlnl situa
tion Is still in the air. Judgo amy,
apparently lN cut of It. His nianagor.
Jo-lah Marvel, hatl tent ino lonuw.
lug telegram to ll-ynn at Lincoln.
"Wo can inot undnr any corcum
stances plnco the namo of George
Gray in nomination for vice presi
dent or allow the same to ba used."
There Is still considerable talk
about Olllo James, tho b! congress
man Jirom Kentucky, and nn active
campaign is bring made in his be.
imir . George Fired "Williams, of
Massachusetts is working for him
and tho Idea of a southern man on
tho tiokct for vlco pro-ldcuoy. Is ap
pealing to the ' delegates from- the
Other men 'talked of for vlrc
presldpucy aro Charles A. Towne,
cf New York and temporary chair
man Hell, or Callfcfriiln, but tho
chaucca aro that unless Bryan 13
Jiciivcl from in a positive manner
atter his nomination, tho dologato.-i
will ,bo Hllowed to fl?lit out tho
fcoojid place. In their own way.
Bryan lavorod Gray, but with him
Vout, no ono knows wJio tho Com
moner really wants.
Tho eiedcntlals coinmitteo decided
tho contests as follow:
Tho Murphy delegation Is seated
unaiilmmiNly in New York.
ilu tho Puunsj'lvanlii content, tho
In Idaho Senator Dubois' delega
tion Is boated.
In tho nlnolcpiith Ohio dlbtrlct Tom
Ji. Johiibon's delegates won by two
roles, twenty-four to twonty-two, and
In tho ninth Ohio district, tho antl
Johiiajii dolegitlon is seated.
Convention Hall, Denver, July 8.
Tho Democratic nnllonal convention
wan called to order at 12:25 today.
Hot Snrlnire. Virginia, July 8. With
tho KoloctUn of Hltc-hcock Tor not tonal
chairman practically determined on,
camllda to Tart wont Into esion with
tho commlttoo of the nopubllcan par
ty managorfi at noon.
For the troauurershlp Tart still rav.
uri Representative McKlnloy, of Illi
nois, but a propiiIMon Troni fVirnPllus
Bliss fcervnd to In-chm 1 tin' si'iiaMon.
llvlnc nuoHtleor human liberty ami
m. the i-invontlon in an uproar A
banner with -Bryan's picture was car-
rlcd around tho hall whllo tlio ucie
gatcs cheered llko mad.
In the lmust oi ino niyuu '--monstration
parado of state
standards started and an imnucr
of the states' except tuoso or uun-
nect cut. NOW iotk, uuiiiw.iiu, .n"-
Kourl mid iMlnnesola are grouped on
tho speakers platform. 'I Ho oc-
IDciivcr, Col., July 8 The plat- Benver, Col., July 8. Tho Bryan
form committee this aternoon re- "Pllo Driver" descended today with a
lerred tho anti.injunctlon plunk to .thud that echoed back from the banks
a Mib-coiiwnlllee consisting ot Geo. of tno BchylUIll and the delegates to
Fred Wllllailis, of MaswicliUNetts, tno national (ouvontiou round bnneatti
Hiillivan or Iowa mid lit tiic guiin or .lames M. tiurrcy, the
Guffey Promises to Make
Things Lively on the Con
Indicates a plain:
Denver, Col., July 8 At thin hotfr
.tho Bryan demonstration coutlnuas
Tho credential committee is not
ready to roport.
Eight Men Believed to Have
Been Killed in
D.iylon, Ohio, July 8. 'Bight work
men aro believed to havo been killed
In a ,Qwer trench cavc-n In North
Dayton today. Two bodies have been
recovered and men aro woiklng des.
poratoly in tho liopo that others may
Ijo allvo. Tho 'wives and children of
victims nro raving on tho scene
long tlmo los ot the Kcystono state.
Badly mlicd Guffey is, but ho t
still breathing defiance and promises
a battle on tho floor of tho conven
tion hall tint will eclipse any other
seen In a Democratic convention In
This was that some pastern dark horsa
favored by the New York financier!)
bo chosen treasurer with headquart
ers. In tho metropolis, while .MoKinloy
should bo asitnt treasurer with,
Ihadq.unrtf) at Chicago.
Elmer Dover, of Ohio, has wented
to accept reappointment as eeretary.
Toft talked ovr long distance" with
Voryu at Columbus sud. tried to get
luto communication with Hitchcock,
who ha so far failed to arrive. Tntt
wants to consult him regarding tnu
A telegram was received from Con
gressman Sherman ,the vice-presidential
candidate .that he donlred to ho
rellevi'd of the chairmanship or tho
nonirre- Ion il campaign commltteo.
He Remains on His Farm at Fairvlew and Allows Nothing
to Interfere wiih His Alfalfa Harvest Over His Prtf
vatc wire He Keeps in Close Touch with what is
Going on in Denver.
A Breeze and Falling Tem
perature Recorded in New
Now i'ork, July 8 Fully sevonty
llvo dead moro than 200 prostrated
Is, tho record and mibory, such as
,tho cast sldo has never endured Is
dho record of thrco duya torrid
weather, which a fresh brcczo uud
lower temperaturo ended todny.
A LONG TIME, INDEED!
Sub-Committee of the Committee on Resolutions Wrestles
with the Troublesome Question Advocates of Other
Planks are Before the CommitteePlatform not
Donvor, July 8. Tho proposed labor tlon.
plunks In tho Democratic uatiouul Tlio first of tlio hearings wa on
platform received tiho most attention tho subject of tho improvement of
at tho bands of tho commlttoo on res- itho Inland waterways. Governor
oluttous last night and after u pro- Browurd of Florida took tho, position
tractod hearing on this and other nub- that a liberal pionouiicomcut In favor
Jocts by tho full committee, tho real of tho improvement ot tho water
work of diUftlng the platform was coursos or tho Interior would prove Uio
placed lit tho hands of tiho subcommlt- means of obtaining many votes In
top, such states as Now York, Illinois and
Thb convention will bo asked today Ohio and therefore urged tho prop
tij. meet at 10 o'clock on Thursday 'osltlon bb a matter o practical pol
qnd It In tho plan to havo tho report itic-i. Mr. Clarke asked for tho np
ready for presentation at that tlmo jpraval of a plan for tho Improvement
with tho Idea of having it disposed of of tho waterwnys which contemplates
Jjy 12 o'clock noon.
Immediately after being oalled to
order tho commltteo proceeded to car
ry out She- wishes of Mr. Bryan by
electing Governor Charles N. IIqbIcoII
of Oklahoma as. permanent chairman,
Tho commltteo then decided to entrust
tho Issue of ?500,o6o,000 In bonds for
iltlchniond Pearson Houson, con.
grebsmau from Alabama, presented u
plea for tho increase of tho ii3vy, and
In doing so declared that this country
I ln Imminent danger or war with
tho details or tho preparation pf tho Japan. Ho predicted that this war
plaWlorm to a subcommittee, hut bo.
fore theo appointments wero an
nounced tho full commlttcaMlsteued to
arguments in support or various
planlw whhlh will ho offorod for tidop-
Would take place durlug tho noxt oros
Identlal administration and, hollaring
0'iat tho Democratic party will thou
he In power, ho Mild that If it did not
Con tinned on Pago Bo von..
Lincoln, Neb., July S Fnlrvlcw
To persistent iouulrlew- nH Ho
whether ho would go to tho Benver
convention, iMr. Bryan stated that at
present ho had not throught of do
lnir ko and know of no contingency
which might ariso and toko lilm to
Denver. "You cannot tell what tho
futuro will bring forth.' ho said,
'but I know now of nothing which
will tuko mo to tlio convention
There ware few vl-ltors at Pair.
lew yesterday and nono of im
portance in a political way. This
diil not mean however, that Mr.
llrjnn was not busy. Ilia day ho
gan caily and Ueforo breakfast woo
Unshed tho special wlro botwoen
his offloo and Donvor was pouring
In telegrams which required re.
Although thero has beou a porma-
ment telcgnpli otflco for convention
purposes, cstuollshod In a cottalso
near Bryan's Jiome, a spoclal wlro
was run to his olllco, and at his
ilcsk near which tlio telograph
operator had hoen placed. Mj. Bryan
ctpont moat of his itlnie there until
Deiuer convention adJourneU yes
Visiting delegations and calls of
neitons high In tho councils of tho
party has given tho Democratic
leader littlo opportunity to lead his
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that. with hw oAniliiontiai sieno'.
Wuor. Jc went over. ,hls mall,
topping only to reply to telegrams.
Uo watofidtl coiu-cntion nuueuut
closoly ami Ihoio reporting occa
sions which broitht forth applauso
wero road with atisraction and con
Thfi news did not prevent him,
however, from taking a deep interest
lu tno bJiirveetiaft ot bis alfalfa crop
and he viewed with deep concern tho
prospects of its garnorlng boforo
another rain should come. Patrick
lOan. who aevotes nls tlmo to malc
lng the rarni protluctlve, began mow
ing tuu olfalia thU morning.
A largo, sweet, Juicy ''Guadal
oupe Triumph" watermelon is on Its
way trom Beguin, Tex., to Fatrvlaw,
Notice ot ju ehiprucuts camo in a.
letter lrom Dr, J. 11. Vaughau of
ihat place, who montlonB eight other
tutmlrets of Jdn. Br'.u who havo
taltea a hand In tho development
and bhipmant ot tho melon. Dr.
Naitighaii in his letter says:
"It U our hope that lta Davor
may ho the sweotost of victory, Uuit
ltn ilia tuay ho Illustrative of t!i
Denuxiatlo vote In November an I
that each seed ' majj ireproout a
Brjou voto in thci sleotoral col.
Tlio writer sJs;q adds that tl'uj
nwlon wa.s raised, 'oapeclaily for
ou by Y. A if!uldof," who Is t,
i Mvit axlmlrer oi tlio Democratic'
Enemies of Bryan Expect Colonel Guffey to Lead the Fight
Against the Commoner Vice-Presidental Situation -is
Still in the Air with Almost a Hundred Men in
Denver. July 8. Tho possibility of
a revolt by delegates not in sympa
thy with tho Bryan control of tho
Domoeiiitlo imttonal convention.
ngnlnst tho parliamentary tactic em
ployed by tho officers of tho conven
tion yestorday In heading the Penii-
fcylvaula controversy to the osmmltteo
on credentials, Is the one hopo loft to
tho ailed opposition to Sir. Bryan'a
nomination. This opposition is pro
ceeding on tho belief that tho commit,
too on crcdantlahs will wport
against tho contesting dolagates from
Philadelphia and in favor ot Colonel
James M, Guffoy, national commltteq-
man. In which ej'sht a minority ro
port will bo marie.
Tho first tot of anti-Bryan Htronjrtli
therofora. will ooour over tho adootlon
of tho report of the committee on cro-
dantlttls and It piuniUes to bo Ihu
hltterost of the convention. Should
It bo decidod against tlio Britin men.
sonio of whom havo announced a pur
pose to ''railroad" tho Pennsylvania
leader out of tho party, lu accordanco
with tho expressed wish .of the Ne
braska mdlfate, unquestlouablly It
will eucourago tho opposition to ,lr.i
Uontlnued on rajo Four jij
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