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ABSOLUTELY PI WE
Tuesday. July 5. 1892.
WEAVER AND FIELD.
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oi party pisuunus; um, it was over
Vhelininjily adopted. The other resolutions
were heartily applauded, and when the
reading was finished some delegates want
ed to be heard, but the chairman paid no
attention, and put a motion to adopt and
declared it Carrie d, at which he was called
a "dictator," and there were cries of "nag
Itoycott on Rochester Men.
Hugh Cavanagb, of the Knights of La
bor, got the floor here and offered this
resolution in behalf of the committee:
Beaolred, That this convention sympathize
With the Knights Of Labor in their righteous
contest with tyrannical combine of clothing
manufacturers of Bocheeter am! declares it to
be the duty of all who hate tyranny and op
pression to refuse to purchase the goods made
by the said manufacturers or to patronize any
inert hants who sell such goods.
Opposed, but Went Through
A largo nanfber of delegates objected to
boycotting, but IgnatiiDouttelly came
to the rescue and it was carried. Then
Branch came forward with another reso
lution which was also adopted.
rA Fundamental Party Law.
It was as follows:
The People's party, at the outset to secure
permanent control of the party organization
to the people unaffected by the interests of
those in public serv ice, does hereby adopt, in na
tional convention assembled at Omaha on the
4th day of July, 1SC.J, this ordinance as funda
mental law of party organization: "Xo person
holding any position of office or trust or emol
ument under the federal or any state or mu
nicipal government, including senators, con
gressmen, members of the legislature s (state
and locall shall be eligible to sit or vote in auy
convention of this party, and a opy of this
ordinance shall be annexed to every call for
any future convention of the party."
NOMINATING THE CANDIDATE.
6ynopgea of the Remarks Made by a Few
of the Speakers.
It was 0:4(1 when the regular order of
business, that of calling the roll of states
for the nomination of candidates for the
presidency was reached. When Alabama
was called L. G. Manning, of that state.
in a speech that was imperfectly under-
stood owing to hisdistance from the plat-
. ., .-, i t ii ii- , I
form, named General J. B. Weaver, of
Iowa. Colorado yielded her privilege to
Colonel S. F. Norton, of Illinois. He said
that his candidate, had already won his
spurs. He loomed up like a giant. He
belonged to no faction. Everybody could
vote for him; no one could say an unkind j
word about him. Iet the old guard hold
the fort, and let the new guard carry
the banner. He was a man so great that
no big hat of an ancestor could hide him
from view; whose brains are not measured
byihesizeof his waist, (ireat laughter
and applause. Colonel Norton concluded
by naming Senator J. H. Kyle, of South
Dakota. The name ws received with
slight applause, and three cheers were
called for and faintly responded to.
A Lunatic on the Stage.
A Pennsylvania delegate whose name
his associates would not disclose found
his way to the platform, and apparently
demented, began to vehemently declare
the Lord intended to makes nil presence
known in the convention that night, and
he hud the choice of the Losdto present.
Boon ting "point of order" again and
again, as the convention manifested its
impatience, he stamped and tore up and
down the platform like a maniac. Some
of the audience yelled: "Put him out," and
two big delegates undertook the task, but
he shook them off like flies, and a scrim
mage was imminent when Powderly lock
ed arms with him and led him away like a
lamb. It was given out thai he was a
preacher and t hat he had been overcome
by the heat and excitement of the night.
Mrs. Lease for Weaver.
"In behalf of the grand women of the
tat ion who had aided the party so nobly
in its struggles forthe homes and children
of the toilers of the nation," Mrs. Lease,
of Kansas, supported Weaver. She said
that not only the mothers but the chil
dren of the country would flock to battle
When Michigan was called F. S. Part
ridge, supported Weaver. K. W. Fish, of
Minnesota, deplored the fact that Ignatius
Donnelly would not allow his name to be
Robert -hilling's Remarks.
Robert Schilling made the pointed
speech, saying that if Judge Gresham had
Rotten on the People's platform he would
have been nominated this night. This
was an evidence of the saying that late
comers always get. the plums, while the
old guard were thrown into the lumber
room. Schilling seconded Kyle, saying
that Weaver's former Greenback affilia
tions would severely injure the move
ment. PEOPLE'S PARTY PLATFORM.
The Sub-Treasury and Income Tax Ideas
Following is the platform adopted by
the convention, together with the supple
mental report of the resolutions committee.
The preamble was printed yesterday:
We demand a national currency, safe, sonnd
and flexible, issued by the general government
only, a full legal tender for all debts, public
and private, and that without the use of bank
ing corporations a just, equitable and efficient
means of distribntion direct to the people, at a
tax not to exceed 2 per cent, per annum, be
provided as set forth in the sub-treasury plan
of the Farmers Alliance or some better sys
tem; also by payments in discharge of its obli
gations for public improvements.
We demand the free and unlimited coinage
of silver and go :d at the present logal ratio of
We demand that the amount of the circulat
ing medium be speedily increased to not less
than fsflper capita.
We demand a graduated income tax.
We believe that the moneys of the country
should lie kept as much as possible in the hands
f the people, and hence we demand that all
national and state revenues shall 1- limited to
the necessary expenses of the government,
economically and honestly administered.
We demand that postal savings banks be
established by the government for the safe de
posit of the earnings of the people and to facili-
i S e
Transporiatioa Deiu.r a means or excang
and a public necessity, the government should
own and operate the railroads in the interest
of the people.
The telegraph and telephone, like the post
office system, being a leccssity for the trans
mission of news, should be owned and oper
ated by the government in the interest of the
Tlie land, including i 11 the natural sources
of wealth, is the heritage of all the people and
should not be monopol led for Speculative pur
poses, and alien owner .hip of land should be
prohibited. AH lands now held by railroads
and other corporation- in excess! their actus
needs, and all laiiils now imW by aliens
should be reclaimed 1 y the government and
held for actual settler:- only.
After submitting the foregoing the
committee on reso utions held another
meeting and nnanimooalj agreed to report
the following to tli convention at the
Whereas, oth'r quos ions have leen present
ed for our consid-Tatii n. we hereby submit the
following, not a a pal t of the platform of the
People's party, but as solutions expressive of
the Sentiment of this c invention.
Resolved. That we demand a free ballot and
a fair count in all elections, ami pledge our
selves to seenre it to e' ery legal voter without
federal intervention, t cough the adoption of
the states of thn un lerverted Australian or
secret ballot system.
Resolved. Teat the revenue derived from a
graduated income tax -hould be applied to the
reduction of the hard in of taxation now rest
ing upon the domestic industries of this coun
try. Resolved, That we p edge support to fair and
liberal pensions to ex- inion soldiers and sail
ors. Resolved, That we ondemn the fallacy of
protecting American labor under the present
system, which opens ur ports to the pauper
and criminal classes o the world, and crowds
out our wage earners; and we denounce the
present ineffective law s against contract labor,
and demand the further restriction of undesir
Resolved. That we a rdially sympathize with
the efforts of organize! worki ngraen to shorten
the hours of labor, and demand a rigid enforce
ment of the existing ei ht hour law on govern
ment work, and axk t mt a penalty clause be
added to the said law.
Resolved, That we regard the maintenance
of a large standing army of mercenaries
known as the Pinkert :n system as a menace
to our liberties, and w l demand its abolition;
and we condemn the r -cent invasion of the ter
ritory of Wyoming far the hired as-assins of
plutocracy, assistc I b; federal officials.
Resolved, That we ommend to the favora
ble consideration of tl e people and the reform
prees the legislative system known as the ini
tiative and referendum.
Resolved. That we favor a constitutional pro
vWon umitinB tllP m e of president and vice
president to one term, and providing for the
electioTor senators of the United ites bf
direct vot of the people.
Resolved. That we o;po;e any subsidy or na
tional aid to any pri ate corporation for any
The New Nati nnl Committee.
Following are the names of the western
members of the new national committee:
Illinois A. G. Taubeneck, Kugene Smith.
W, H. Hess; Indiai a M. C. Rankin, C.
A. Robinson, Franc s Thomas; Iowa W.
H. Calhoun, W. S. Scott. A. .7. Westfall;
Kansas S. H. Snyders, W. 1). Vincent, J.
W. Layton; Michig m John O. Sabel, H.
J. Allen, Ed S. Grece: Minnesota Imia
tius Donnelly, K. Haivenen, ELD. Mar
tin; Ohio Hugo Pryor, J. C. H. Cobb,
M. W. Wilkins; V -cousin Robert Schil
ling, C. M. Mutt. H. ory O'Brien.
GRESHAM AND THE COMMITTEE.
He Refers Them to Ills Telegrams as
Definite i: nov gh.
Chicago, July V Judge Walter Q.
Gresham arrived it Chicago last evening.
He was n e t ..t ' ' nine, Stun Prairie ave
nue, by the i aw ee sent from Omaha
to try and change bis determination not
to become the- presidential candidate of
the third party, i' lis committee, consist
ing of Judge OtT, of Colorado, A. J.
Streeter, of Illinois, and John Devlin, met
with a rat lur cool eception. The confer
ence lasted but a few moments and the
committee departed wit bin fifteen minutes
after entering Judge (iresham's library.
"I simply referred Judge Orr and his associates,'-
said Judge Gresham, "to my tel
egram addressed to the former last Satur
day. I assured him that I had no other
reply to make. Th committee saw I was
in earnest and mad? no attempt to pro
long the interview.'
Tbe Fool and His Gun Again.
Providence, R. I , July 5. Charles W.
Bicknell, age 10, was shot dead by James
J. Stanton, a compt nion about the same
age, at the former' home. Stanton was
playing with two revolvers, one loaded
with blank and th ; other with ball cart
ridges, and pointing both at Rickncll be
gan firing the blanV cartridges in rapid
succession. In the excitement he forgot
the deadly charge of the other weapon and
pulled the trigger. Bickwcll fell fatally
Michael Ita- itt I'ropbecles.
Dublin, July S, Davitt asserts that the
tnti-Parn elites will carry eighty seats, the
Unionists seventeei .John Redmond's sup
porters five and tha the home rule majori
ty of Ulster will bo maintained.
Hig Day for Kane Hall.
Chicago, July 5. -Yesterday was a field
day in base ball cir les, two games being
played nearly everywhere. League rec
ord: (Morning) Ai Chicago New York
11, Chicago 2; at Pittsburg Baltimore 5,
Pittsburg 7; atCinunnati Boston 5, Cin
cinnati 9; at Cle eland Washington 2,
Cleveland 9; at S:. Louis Philadelphia
2, St. Louis 9; at Liouisville Brooklyn 4,
Louisville 0. (Aft ;rnoon) At Chicago
New York 5, Chicigol2; at Pittsburg
Baltimore 2, Pittsburg 10; at Cincinnati
Boston 7, Cinciui ati 0; at Cleveland
Washington 4, Clei eland 8; at St. Louis
Philadelphia 6, S . Louis 3; at Louisville
Brooklyn 7, Louisville 4.
Western: (Morn ug.) At Milwaukee
Indianapolis 9, Milwaukee 1; at Kansas
City Columbus , Kansas City 4; at
Minneapolis Fort Wayne 9, Minneapolis
10; at Omaha Toh do 4, Omaha 1. (After
noon.) At Milwaukee Indianapolis 8,
Milwaukee 6; at h ausas City Columbus
2, Kansas City 3; at Minneapolis Fort
Wayne 7, Minneai olis 5; at Omaha To
ledo 3, Omaha 10.
Illinois-Iowa: (Morning) At Juliet
Rockford 5, Jolieo tr, at Aurora Rock
Island-Moline 1, . .urora 0. (Afternoon)
At Joliet Rockfori 5, Joliet 7; at Aurora
Rock Island-Mol ne 7, Aurora d.
Ligl-tning Flashes Captured
from the News Wires.
LITTLE BOY LOST FOE FOUE DAYS.
Rescued When Nearly Dead from Starva
tion and Weariness Some Fourth of
July Celebrations Report That W. J.
Campbell Will Resign from the Re
publican National Commutes A Sllmly
Attended Colored Meeting Protests
Against Southern Methods Other
BiiiDGETON, N. J., July 5. After hav
ing been lost for four days in Iebanon,
with nothing to eat except the bark of sap
lings, and with no shelter, Rafael Boros
ski, the 6-year-old child of Lazarus Bo
rosski, has been found. Instead of the
plump little chap who strayed away from
his father's cottage last week his rescuers
found an emaciated, shrunken, bleeding
child, speechless from weakness and hun
ger, with the stare of a wild animal in his
eyes and th color of death in his face.
How the Hoy was Found.
Ever since the disappearance of the boy
search parties have been scouring the
country for some trace of the little wan
derer. William Kean, wl?o lives near the
outskirts of the swamp, heatd something
which sounded like the cry of a child in
distance. David Carmen and Frank Will
iams started out at once to follow this
clue. For hours they searched and were
finally rewarded by hearing a pitiful
mon. Rushing to the spot they found the
boy. He was lying on a little island, sur
rounded by water and was barely con
scious. The bark of a tree near which the
child lay was gnawed off, where the boy
in his famished condition had torn it with
Joy for the Despairing Parents.
His legs were torn and bleeding. The
child stared at his rescuers with the wild
eyes of one whose reason is shattered. His
lips moved, but he seemed unable to
speak. Tenderly one of the men picket
him up and carried him back to the town.
The parents, who had almost given up
hope of his recovery, were nearly frantic
with joy. Although unable to speak, the
little chap recognized them and fainted in
his mother's arms. A physician who was
called in says the boy will recover unless
pneumonia sets In.
HOW ST. LOUIS CELEBRATED.
Something on the Old Style with Modern
St. Louis, July 5. Independence Day
was celebrated here on a grander scale
than ever before. The weather was de
lightful. The exercises began in the
morning with a monster parade, embrac
ing government troops, military organiza
tions and civic societies. The parade was
reviewed by Governor Francis and staff
and other officials. In the afternoon an
old-time celebration was carried out at the
fairgrounds. After a salute of forty-four
guns, the consolidated bands, numbering
over o00 musicians, rendered "America,"
at the conclusion of which addresses were
delivered by Governor Francis, ex 'Govern
or Johnson, and others. The afternoon
and evening displays of fireworks were
the finest ever witnessed here.
Observance at Chicago.
Chicago, July 5. Independence Day
was generally observed in Chicago and
vicinity. At Fort Sheridan a salue oi
thirteen guns was fired in the morning
anil at midday there was a grand parade
of the artillery, cavalry and infantry.
The Cook county cabinet of the National
Union celebrated the day in Hooley's
theatre, where the declaration of in
dependence was read and Hon. Carter H.
Harrison delivered an address.
ireat Parade at Omaha.
OMAHA, July 5. Omaha indulged in an
old fashioned celebration yesterday for the
first time in many years. Six thousand
men took part in the parade, and 50,000
people, citizens and visitors, were on the
streets to witness the procession.
Celebration at Pittsburg.
PlTTSBCEG, Pa., July 5. The greatest
celebration of Independence Day ever seen
in Pittsburg was held in Schenly park
yesterday between the hours of 9 a. m. and
10 p. m. Probably 200,000 people visited
the park during the day.
APPEAL FROM COLORED MEN.
A Sllmly Attended Convention Held at
Cincinnati, July 5. The national con
vention of representatives of the colored
race assembled in the main audience
room of Zion Baptist church on Ninth
street, this city, yesterday morning. It
was called to meet at 11, and and at that
hour there were only twenty-five delegates
present. The object of the convention is
to arouse a sentiment against the tieat
ment negroes receive in the south because
they are negroes. When Dan Rudd, ed
itor of The American Catholic Tribune,
called the meeting to order there were
probably 100 present. Rudd was made
temporary chairman and made a speech.
Position nf the Colored Race.
He said that the colored race occupied a
peculiar position, in that, being in law
cTolhed with all the powers and privileges
of the citizens, he was not permitted to
use them as other citizens are. If they
attempt to do so, in some parts of the con
try, at least, they are murdered in cold
blood. "If I am a man," he said, 'T want
the treatment of a man and my color has
nothing to do with it. I believe in that
republic which will protect every citizen
in its borders, in the possession of all his
rights and privileges. Applause. We
cannot change the past. But we can, we
must, and we shall change the future."
Resolutions in line with this statement
were adopted and the convention ad
journed sine die.
Found a Leak In the Gas.
Pittsburg, July 5. Frantz's hotel at
Braddock was completely wrecked by an
explosion of artificial gas. An employe
named Kelly went into the cellar to turn
off the water. He carried a torch, and as
soon as be reached the cellar the gas,
which bad escaped from a broken pipe,
exploded. Kelly was badly injured. There
were about fifty guests in the hotel and
there was a panic, but all escaped in safe
ty. The proprietor let himself down from
an upper Btory with a rope made of bed
clothes. Loss about $2,000.
Led the Charge at Cedar Creek.
SAN Fbancisco, July 5. Major J. Falls,
a veteran of the Mexican war and of the
war of the rebellion, and leader of the
famous charge at Cedar Creek, died Sun
iay evening of general debility. Major
Falls was born in Herkimer county, N. Y.
He distinguished himself for his bravery
in the Mexican war. When the war of the
rebellion broke out he joined the Second
California cavalry. At the battle of Cedar
Mountain he led the cavalry charge on the
Confederate ranks, which for daring and
boldness of execution had but few equals
luring the war.
CAMPBELL TO GIVE IT UP.
A Telegram Says Re Will not Preside
Over the National Committee.
Milwaukee, July 5. H. C. Payne, the
Wisconsin Republican leaders and mem
ber of the national committee sent yester
day to J. S. Clarkson the following tele
gram: "Campbell will decline. Keep this pri
vate. I am posting our Washington
friends so as to secure wisest attion.
Campbell will be in Washington tomor
row." The fact that this telegram had
been sent leaked out accidentally tonight
and caused much talk in Republican
Advance of Cholera In Russia.
St. PeTEBSBTJBO, July 5. The cholera is
gaining a hold in the town of Saratov,
capital of the government of Saratov.
The town is on the Vola and the seat of
an extensive trade both with Central and
Asiatic Russia. For this reason it is
feared that the cholera may spread from
Saratov to Moscow and other places, as
the trade between Saratov and Moscow is
A Romance Briefly Outlined,
Finplay, O., July 5. Two years ago
Miss Clara Hover, employed in a manu
factory here, wrote her name on a mask
she had just completed. Months later
John McMurray, of Clevelaud, wrote to
her aud yesterday the couple were in the
east on their wedding trip.
What Will Elopers Io Now?
Aberdeen, O., July 5. Beni Massle
Beasley, who has married over 4,000 run
away couples here, is dying.
THE TRIBUNE AND THE "BIG SIX."
Editer Reid's Paper Through for the
Time with Labor Troubles.
New York, July 5. The New York Tri
bune may now be said to have been prac
tically declared a union office. That is it
is now a union office, and will remain
so unless Reid fails to carry out his con
tract with the officers of the Typograph
ical uniou. Positive assurauces, it is
said, have been given that The Tribune
would be completely "unionized" within a
month. Typographical Union No. 6 held
an exciting meeting yesterday at w hich
The Tribune and the action of the Min
neapolis committee were the chief sub
Kinney Makes Ills Report.
President Kinney, who was at the head
of the committee which went to Minne
apolis, made a long report in which he ex
plained the actions of the committee. He
said they had received satisfactory assur
ances that The Tribune would be made a
union office if they would support White
law Reid's nomination. This they did,
not officially, but as individuals. They
could have obtained no guarantee of se
curing The Tribune for the union had
they not signed the document which has
since brought out so much adverse
Passed a Vote of Confidence.
A motion was then made to express full
confidence in the committee, which, after
a full and free discussion, was passed by a
vote of BOO to 2T. It was then stated, in
behalf of the committee, that The Tribune
would be made a thorough union ofiice in
side of a month. The powers of the com
mittee negotiating with The Tribune were
thereupon continued. A report is expected
at the next meeting of the union.
Thirteen Conservatives and Unionists
and four Glsdstonians were elected to the
British parliament yesterday without op
position. Robert Nellis, of Chicago, sat down on
the rail at the stern of the steamer City of
Chicago, while on an excursion, went to
sleep and fell overboard and drow ned.
New York was visited by a fierce storm
that caused thousands of dollar-damage
to property and some loss of life by drown
ing. W. U. Schaule, editor of the Knights of
the Mystic Chain Journal, the official or
gan of that name in Pennsylvania, died at
A train on the Pike's Peak railway ran
over a little boy traveling with Mrs. Mor
ril, of Chicago, and killed him while as
oending the Peak.
You've tried Dr. Pierce's
Favorite Prescription have
you and you're disappointed.
The results are not immedi
ate. And did you expect the dis
ease of years to disappear in
a week ? Put a pinch of time
in every dose. You would
not call the milk poor because
the cream doesn't rise in an
hour ? If there's no water in
it the cream is sure to rise.
If there's a possible cure, Dr.
Pierce's Favorite Prescription
is sure to effect it, if given a
You get your one dollar it
costs back again if it don't
benefit or cure you.
We wish we could give you
tJie makers' confidence. They
show it by giving the money
back again, in all cases not
benefited, and it'd surprise you
to know how few dollars are
needed to keep up the refund.
healing is Dr. Sage's
Kemeay. L-ures the worst
i . r t
cdbes permanently. io ex
perimenting. It's " Old Re
liable." Twenty-five years of
success. Ut druggists,
No. 1804 Second Avenue.
WOODYATT & WOODYATT.
This firm have the exclusive sale for this county of the
l3ietrOs etrjei Org;eir,
WEBER, 8TUYYESANT, DECKER BR08., WHEELOCK,
ESTEY, AND CAMP & CO.'S PIANOS,
And the ESTEY, WESTERN COTTAGE and FAR
RAND & VOTEY ORGANS.
PTl foil line !so of email Mnsical merchandise. We have inonr employ a first-class Piano Tuner,
$4.00 per Month for Ten years
or $6.00 per Month for Six years
Pays Principal and Interest and seeures you
a Deed with Abstract of Title.
ON EACH PLAN. LOCATION 38th ST.
PRICES WILL BE ADVANCED.
Come early and secure choice locations and lowest prices
Buford & GUYERs Addition.
Apply to J. M. Buford or E. H. Guyer.
xu. OPE CTAC LE S
EYE GLASS ESO
The Finest SAMPLE ROOM in the Three cities.
Always on hand a replete line of Imported and Domestic Ci
gars and Liquors. Milwaukee Beer always on draft.
Two doors west of his old place.
A fine lonch from 9 to IS every morning.
Billiard Parlor Sample Room,
No. 117 Eighteenth Street.
JAMES T. O'CONNOR. Proprietors. WM. H. CATTON.
Great Clearing Sale
500 New and Stylish Trimmed
ISO Spring Jackets reduced to
400 Wrappers from 50 cents
upward at the
PROTECT YOUR EYES I
MR H HIRSCHBERG,
The weO-knoWa Optician of 6S9 Olive St
(N. E. for. 7:lian:l Olive). St. Loais, hag
arpointt'dT 11. Thoma 8 agent for his
cekhra'e l Diamond Specaclte and Eye
Eaf?c.s and also for hit Diamond Non
Changeable Spectacli s and Eyesrlafse-".
The cassis are the greatest invention
ever m:tde in upectariea. Ky proper
censtrnction of the Let, a person pnr
chasing a pair of these Son-Changeable
Glasses never has to chain e these glasgee
from the eyes, and every pail purchased
Is guaranteed, so that if they ever leave
the eycr (no matter how or scratched the
Lenses are) they will fnrn:-li the party
with a new pair of plases frei- of charge
T. H. THOMAS ha-a full sss0rtmcnt
and invites all to eatisfv themselves
of the great upertorUl of these G'asecs
over any and all others now In use to cal
end examine the same at T.H. i homas',
druk'gist and optician. Roc . Island.
No Peddlers Supplied.
Sandwiches of all kinds always on hand.
Second Street, Davenport.