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XL. NO. 154.
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Indiana Democrats for G rover
fHE LOGICAL TASHF CANDIDATE.
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THE LONDON always goes them one lower.
HI. Nomination Impossible, the Dele
gates to Jo tor pray One Get. the In
struejion. the Other the State Ticket
Shaaklin Beaten by Matthew, for Gov
ernor, and the Nominee All Parti. an.
of the "Old War Hone"-A Silver
Flank That Doesn't Say Free Coinage
Indianapolis, April 23. For governor,
Claude Matthews; lieutenant governor,
Mortimer Xye; secretary of state. Captain
VV. R. Myers. Campaign device, a rooster.
This is the head of the ticket that was
placed in nomination yesterday by the rep
resentatives of the Democracy of the
Hoosjer state in convention assembled.
"Cleveland gets a resolution; Gray gets the
ticket and the votes," was the way a dele
gate from the "pocket" section of the state
last evening summed up the doings of the
convention, and he voiced the feelings of a
goodly third of the gathering.
The Old War Horn in Control.
The forces of the old Indiana Demo
cratic war horse were in full control, and
the adherents of
the ex-pres i d e n t
were put to rout
on the state ticket
with less show of
fighting to the end
fN than had been an-
:i i l rrti
-j tic i pii leu. j. uey
;V1 tried to make a
stand, it is true,
JP hut thev were com
pelled to go down
davtd TCRpim. numbers, drilling
and tactics. If there is a single man on
the ticket from Claude Matthews, the
gubernatorial candidate, down to the end
who floes not put ex-Governor Gray at
the bead of his list of political gods, he has
very cleverly succeeded in concealing his
predelictions. The convention itself was
one of the most orderly gatherings of the
kind every held in the state. Whatever
feeling existed was not allowed to mani
fest itself on the surface outside the ordin
ary demonstrations of enthusiasm or dissent.
A Continuous Eight-Hoar Session.
It took over eight hours to begin and
finish the task, but the delegates stuck to
their posts, without meat or drink, until
the chairman's, gavel gave the signal for
dispersing. In was noticeable that there
were . more young men in the convention
and among the "workers" than heretofore.
but it was also apparent that the "Old
War Hordes" were not only still possessed
of vitality, but in command of the forces.
Sentiment, of the Delegation.
The 6peoaUatibn as to the position of the
national delegates on the presidential ques
tion is Intensely interesting, and the claim
to the majority is being fiercely disputed.
Borne of Gray's friends claim as high as
twenty of the delegation for the Indiana
candidate, but this is probably an exag
gerated estimate. John E. Lamb, of the
Eighth district, is claimed by both fac
tions, but bis position as he defined it last
bight is pivotal. "I shall gn to the con
vention and vote under the instructions of
the state convention which are adopted
today. I am friendly to Governor Gray,
and would like to see him nominated, and
if there is a chance for his nomination
that does not conflict with the instructions
I shall vote fur him, but if not I shall vote
Figures on Bow It Stands.
While the instructions of the state con
veutlon imply an obligation upon the In
diana delegation, it is probable that a few
will not obey them, whichever way they
may be given. If the delegation were un
instructed, to a politician who is capable
of judging things it would be as follows:
Cleveland Richardson, Jennings, Zoerch-
ei. Johnson, Kicklaus, Shirley, Chitwood,
Smith, Ayrea, English, Foster, Packard,
Cheater, Noouan, Catliu. Gray Houston,
Friehler, Beggs, Pollard, Cullop, Cass,
Boone, Murdock, McGriff, Lamb. This,
with Moras' vote, will give Cleveland six
teen votes, and Gray, with the votes of
Voorhees, Jewett, aud Doherty, the other
three delegates-at-large. fourteen.
THE GREAT FIGHT OF THE DAY.
One Ballot and a Stampede to Claude
Much to the disgust of a goodly section
of the convention it required three ballots
to dispose of the nomination for the ap
pellate judgeship of the Fifth district,
George G. Koss, of Logansport, finally
capturing the prize. It was not until 4:30
that the great contest of the day, there
fore, the gubernatorial nomination, was
declared in order. Speeches were tabooed,
and the candidates were named: John G.
Bhanklin, by Captain J. M. Mahoney;
Mason J. Niblack, by Sam H. Taylor;
Claude Matthews, by W. Fairbanks, and
Mortimer Nye, by a delegate who was too
modest to announce his name. When the
calling of the roll had been completed
Matthews lacked less than thirty of the
total number necessary to a choice,
while SbaokUn was nearly 900 in the rear.
AHea County Leads the Break.
Allen county led off with a change of its
vote to Matthews, and the Bhanklin dele
gations proceeded to tumble over each
her in their eagerness to get on the
winning side. The chair ordered a second
roll call, but at this juncture the names of
ah rtie opposing candidates were with
drawm and Matthews was declared the
nominee by acclamation. The successful
candidate was escorted to the platform
and briefly expressed his thanks, closing
by saying; "This is but the preliminary
work, the throwing out of the skirmish
line for the great battle that is to follow.
The great issae is still that of tariff re
form. We will go before the country on
this issae. We will unmask that faudn
Isnteryof neciprocity. We will pat into
force that new reciprocity which will
whiten the seas with the ships of oar oom-
he appeared upon the stage after some de
lay. It was apparent that he keenly felt
his defeat, but he told the convention that
he would wave aside the cup of bitterness
that had been placed to his lips; that there
would be uo bitterness in his heart; that
he would not be found sulking in his tent,
but foremost in the campaign to the end
of the fight. .Nominations for lieutenant
governor were next in order. Xiblack,
Nye and Samuel W. Axtell,of Green coun
ty, and Isaac P. McDonald, of Whitley
county, were named.
No Seeond Place for "Gil."
Somebody in the center of the hall nomi
nated Shanklin, but it was met by shouts
of "No" from hundreds of throats, and half
a dozen of his friends were on their chairs
to demand that his name be not considered
in connection with the second place on the
ticket. So much confusion prevailed at
this point that the sergeant-at-arms and
his assistants were powerless, and the aid
of a sergeant of police and half a dozen of
ficers was invoked to clear the aisles and
drive the interlopers into the corridors.
Two ballots were necessary to make the
nomination, the contest being principally
between Xye and McDonald, and the for
mer finally won by 738 to .
The Ticket Completed.
After this it was pretty smooth sailing.
Captain W. K. Myers, of Anderson, a
member of congress in 1S78, but beaten by
Godlove S. Orth two years later; secretary
of state from 'S3 to 't6, and defeated for
lieutenant governor in ;88, was nominated
for secretary of state by acclamation.
State Treasurer Albert Gall, Auditor .1. O.
Henderson, Attorney General Green
Smith, Statistician William A. Peele,
Superintendent . of Public' Instruction
Harvey D. Vories, were . renominated
by acclamation in a bunch. Sidney
R. Moon was nominated for su
preme court reporter. Senator
Smith called attention to the fact that
the Australian law required the party to
place a device at the head of its ticket,
and suggested that a rooster would be au
appropriate emblem. The idea was ap
proved with a chorus of cock crows, the
band burst out with "Anld Lang Syne,"
and at 8:15 the convention was declared at
CHAIRMAN TURPIE'S SPEECH.
Bis Left-Handed Complimeuts to 41 ar
riaou n at form Points.
The convention was attended by a full
list of delegates nd 3,000 Democratic spec
tators. Tomlinson Hail was appropriately
decorated for the occasion, and was crowd
ed. Voorhees, Turpie, English, Cooper,
Bynum, and other leaders, had seats on
the platform, and Turpie was chosen per
manent chairman and greeted with en
thusiastic cheers. In his 6peech, which
was necessarily largely devoted to lauda
tion of the Democracy and denunciation of
Republicanism, disapproval of protection
and promises of tariff reform, reference to
the elections of 1890 as the expression of
the firm and unalterable determination of
the people to expunge the McKinley bill
from national legislation, a whack at the
"billion" congress, aud various other sins
of Republicanism, the speaker found room
for several brief but bitter criticis i a of the
Demure and Reticent Billion 1st.
He said referring to "ou'f presence here,"
that "especially it indicates the early
political obsequies of that very demure
and reticent billionist who has his lodg
ings at present in the White House."
Again: "The most complete personifica
tion, the veritable flesh and blood embodi
ment of the fallacies,falseboods and follies
of Republicanism, is found in the present
occupant of the presidential chair." After
seme comments on what was not found in
the president's last message: "Yes, the
president sent the people a message last
Decemler, and in November next the peo
ple will send a message to the president.
It will be same message that was sent to
another ruler in another age: 'You have
been weighed you have been weighed in
the balance and you are found wanting.' "
The Cleveland Instructions,
The Cleveland and Gray resolutions in
the platform are as follows: "That this
ton vent ion indorses the wise and patri
otic administration of G rover Cleveland;
that the presidential campaign should be
conducted on the issue of tariff reform as
defined by the presidential message of
1887; that, upon this issue, Mr. Cleveland
is the logical candidate of the Democratic
I "That the Democratic party 61 Indiana
' expresses its unalterable confidence and
attachment to its gallant leader, Isaac P.
Gray; that it holds him to be worthy of
any honor in the government of the Amer
' ican people, and that his name be present
, ed to the convention by the delegation
this day appointed, and in the event that
the national convention deems the nom
ination of Mr. Cleveland inexpedient the
i delegation Is instructed to use every hon
orable effort to seeure :tLe nomination of
' Governor Isaac P. Gray for the presi
dency." The Tariff aud S'lver.
J The platform reiterates the "time-hon-,
ored principle of our historic party" as
j they have been reiterated ever In the past
. and is as to the minor issues a regulation
! Democratic declaration. On the tariff it
favors "such a radical and comprehensive
measure of tariff reform as shall relieve
the necessities of the people and crude ma
terial of our manufactures from federal
taxation." As to silver: "We believe that
there should be kept in constant circula
tion a full and sufficient volume of money.
i consisting of gold, silver and legal tender
paper currency at par with each other,"
and demand taxation of greenbacks.
Adopted the Illinois Idea.
The plan of electing senators by direct
vote of the people is favored, and the Au
stralian system approved: Green B. Raum
is denounced as corrupt, the tate tax law
is indorsed, and Republican county officials
denounced for making it unpopular by ex
cessive assessments; labor unions are com
mended, and the Democracy is declare!
the friend generally of the masses.
Took a Spell of Cheering.
The platform was loudly cheered ali
thtough, hut especially the planks refer
ring to Cleveland and Gray, the enthusi
asm shaking the building when I lie.-
were read. It was adopted with n whuo;.
RETRIBUTION CAME QUICKLY.
. Horrible Story from the
. Mountain Reelon.
Bristol, Tenn., April 2a va-r un
reached here of a terrible double tragedy
wnicn occurred in the mountain region of
Kentucky. Syl Harwell was a very well-to-do
farmer of that section. He had Wr.
married about three years and had lived
comDaralivelv hannilv nrith a
M I J ' ' - - lJ.
few dars aeo. however, ho mH th
ling discovery that his wife was too iutt-
unus wnn a young man ot tne community
named Alex Brady, and vehemently and
wccsanuiiv aousea ner ior ner in fidelity.
Burned Her Husband and Baby. -Monday
night Mrs. Harwell thnmmrhtw
saturated with kerosene oil the bed on
which her husband and infant were
Bleeping and threw a firebrand thereon, and
then darted out at the door. The build,
ine was soon wraimud in flump- Amnn
those attracted to the scene by the light
was nraay. Arter looking on a few mo
ments he and Mrs. Harwell started away
together across a field, and were attjukwi
by a savage bull and gored to death. Mrs.
tiarweii uvea a lew bours and acknowl
edged the facts as related above.
Another Chapter of a Farce.
Madison, Wis., April 22. Hezekiah An
drews, one of the L Fayette county mob
which banged Anton Siebolde, a murderer,
has been release fin the Mendota insane
hospital, where he was placed after the
trial of the lynchers, by order of the court.
The hospital authorities say he is appar
ently all riht mentally. The lynchers
were undjulMilv guiity, but the jury ac
quitted them on the ground of insanity.
Pteffer Ha. Some More Revenge.
Chicago, April -i2. Anson added an
other to his list of defeats estertlay, and
it was Pfeffer's club that lai.l him out
again. Following are the League scores:
At Tjouisvitle Chicago 2, Louisville 7: at
Boston Baltimore 6, Boston 7; at Cleve
land Cincinnati 1, Cleveland 11. Other
games prevented by rain.
Western: At Kausas City St. Paul 4,
Kansas City 9. No other games raiu.
The Ke porta Were rain Ones,
EL Reno, O. T., April Si. Toe reported - '
battle in H county proves to "have been
without foundation. There was a drunken
row in which two men were snot, a row
in which enough lead was wasted io have
cleared the country cf a dozen or mure of
such toughs " as were only wounded.
Neither were eight men killed by United
States troops for starting ahead of time,
or any other reason. . .
LIVE STOCK AND PRODUCE MARKETS .
Chicago, April SL ;
Following ware the quotations on the board
of trade today: Wheat April, opened
81c, closed 8U May, opened 803r cloned .
8(fcc; July, ojwne.1 SiAfc-, ilneed Wlc. Corn
ApiiL oj.ened closed 41?sc: May, .
opened 42c, closed sic; Jane, opened
closed 3Sc Oats Hay, opened c, closed. ,
SsHp; June, opened and closed 2He; July,
opened pud closed Ssc I'ort April,
opened ia.4". cio-iei May, opened
8.A closed $M7K; July, opened $9 70,
clo.ed $9.87J. Lard -April, opened $o.17H-""
' Live stock Prices at the Union Stock yards
today rang-Kl as follows: Hos Market
fairly active, and 5c lower; sales ranged at
$3.9U&4. pigs. $4JiK(,1.70 light, J4.15(it.3
rough packing. $t3.)?M.65 mixed, $Utig
4.70 heavy packing and shipping lots. . ,
Cattle -Fairly active; prices 5 10c higher;
quotations ranged at jiMij.OO cLotoe to
extra tupping steers. 180134 35 good to
choice do, i.4V3?-9J fair to good. $3.9Q
8.65 common to medium do. $.tuo(4 Sj batch
era steers. titVJrSi3.au stackers, StT5&3.M
Texas steers. $3.1i&a73 lee i era, SL50&3.2
cowa, $1.753 18J bulls sad j:L0l.il.75 veal
Sheep Market fairly active and prices
firm; quotatiuns rauyel at $5.00&&3S west
erns. S-SS(i.40 natives, and i. i&;jJ0 lambs; .
shorn lot U)j,75o per luO lbs below quotations
given above. .
Produce: Batter Fancy separator So per
lb; fine creameries. JM0PO.O; dairies, fancy,
fresh, 13c: packiug stock, fresh, ll&llic. Eggs
Fresh, 12H&13o Pv 4 ox Li v. poultry
Chickens, 13 per lb; ruo-tern, 6o; dttck 12)4
QI3c; turkeys, mixed lots. Li3L3c: gees,
S4.00 per dux. Potatoes Uebrona. iM&SSc par
bo: Burbanka, taJ0c; Base, JnUe fur
seed; Peerless, i$8o oomii.on tj poor mixed
lots. Sfc⪼ Early Ohio. sX3t5u for seed,
Sweat potatoes, Illinois. $L7.ai per bb
Bermuda potatoes, S.aft7.at, Apples Com
mon, L7ia--.U0 per bbl; good, $3.25
New fork. . .tJ .
Nbw York, April tL
Wheat Xo." S red winter cash. $1X114;
April, Wtfc; May. Slc; June. 9H"- Cora-
Nfl. 2 miYkfi aatri Mta dll.e
I t-r. an, v... i'aij , . 9 HT
46c Oata lull; Xo. zmixel cash. 85c; May,
84ia Bye Weak; W&a7c Bailey Nomi.
ask seasoa practica'.ly over. Pork DulM
new mess. $U.tHK31L5U. Lard-Steady : Mar.
, I4.43; July,
t Live block: Cattle Mark, t firm, but BO
, trading in beaves; dreaded bi-of, steady; native
aides, 23c per lb. Sheep and liurbs
bbeep firm aud ic per lb hiuber: lambs, duU
and )c lower; unshorn ahmp, $7.0 7M par
10U lbs; unsworn laiubs. $7.t)Ai8.0U; clipped
do $6. 753.6. Hors-Nominally firm; live
bogs, $-'$. per lu lbs.
ih hit it Declares) Hie Leyaltr.
There war load cries for Shacklia
frensh Vlueyard. Baxlly Injured.
PABIS, April 22. Gloomy accounts con.
from the southwest of France of the ;.;.'.
age done by the told weather. latin-.,
aartmentsof G:ronde, Dordogne, Cha-ni
and Cbanxite iufcrieare the cold wt;i !
has oanasd great Injury to (be vfoey-tr .
and the ewaers will suffer serenJv.
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