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Friday Juno ls'.i.
1 D LAX DEK. Fdilor
P. II. RAOSDALE.
M. S. KUHXf.
For Tax Assessor.
W. K. H. MATTHEWS.
Tiik registration books are open to
day aud to-morrow.
Ykstekday was the longest day of
tho year, and it was one of the cold
ewt days for David Bluffer Hill.
Tiik Congressional oonventioii for
this Congressional district will meet
hereon August 2i. It will hardly he
:i wild iiml woolly us it was two
Invitk your friends at a distance
to visit you at the time of the graud
Arsenal celebration. The 1Mb of
July will be the grandest day Colum
bia has ever seen.
ELEGANT engraved invitations are
being prepared for the Arsenal Cele
bration. They will be distributed to
subscribers to the expense fund, to
be sent out mainly to friends at a
distance. Hand your subscription to
Mr. W. P. Woldridge, Chairman Fi
c r it Hob it one of the Democratic
favorites whom the big Chicago con
vention was anxious to hear. His
tame as a popular orator is national.
It Is much to be regretted that lie was
too unwell to respond when he was
Palled on by the convention. No
man among them all could have
entertained the boys more happily.
A PICTURE drawn for us by our
h i cial artist, but which baa not yet
been engraved, represents the Colum
bia poatofftoe as a large and fat cow,
which Is being milked by a Democrat,
while the disgruntled Republicans
are standing around Id groups and
enviously viewing the operation.
Now that Mr. Polk is dead, if the
National Alliance would elect a
Democrat as their Prctddent they
might save themselves from the
eraeh between the ue' her aud the
mill-stone. Hut the Alliance is not
built that way. It is full of vagaries
Mid led by demagogues and will
annihilate itself before it learns how
Sknatok William H 15atk pub
lishes a card in the Nashville Ameri
can denying that he is opposed to
Cleveland. The Senator sometimes
speaks iu thuiiilei -to-ies on national
politics, bnt M between Turney and
Buchanan as between Democracy
and Ooalaiam as to anything per
taining to IStat issues and State poll
tics, he is as silent as the tomb. Tin
time is approaching when all of Teu
nessee's representatives in Congress
will have to get oil' the fence or step
down aud out and make room for
men who have opinions aud are not
afraid to express them.
The voice of the people is the voice
.f Democracy. The combined in
fluence and maneuveriug of Tamma
ny's slickest wire-pullers, aided and
abetted by Hriee, the Chairman of the
N ational Democratic KxecutiveCon
iiiittee, and the brilliant but erratic
Watterson, cauuot defeat Cleveland,
the choice of the people. In his offi
cial life Mr. Cleveland has always
been in touch with the masses, and
from the Wigwam at Chicago to the
White House at Washington will be
11 gmnd triumphal march for tiro
r, Frances and Baby Ruth.
Tiik Turney men In this County
are eii I ru , confident and composed.
They showed some tight at lirst, but
now that Buchanan has been
knocked out aud tiie Stale has
practically declared in favor of Tur
ney, they Heem perfectly Satisfied and
h lethargy nigh unto death has set
tled upon them. We hail hoped their
county pride would interest them iu
having their county represented in the
gubernatorial convention by Demo
crats rather than Ocalaites, but
neither patriotism, principle nor
county pi ide seems to inspire them
to work. If the Turney men don't go
to work Judge Turney will not' only
suffer from their neglect but Mauri
County by the same combination and
inaction will be represented Id tin
legislature by Ocalaites. A proud
outlook for Maury! Shame upon
you, Democrats! do to work!
CI.K LI. M NO M I N AT Kit
Cleveland, tarilffor revenue only
and honest, money wan the decision
at the Chicago Convention last night
t'ieveland was nominated on the first
ballot, with a handsome margin over
l be necessary two thirds.
A vigorous and Influential minority
of the convention fought him at every
step, bnt hie mighty columns, com
posed of the rank aud tile of the
Democratic hosts, were overwhelming.
Despite the impassioned protests of
Tammany, the vehement opposition
of the extreme Mliance men, and the
favorite sou preferences of different
slates, his forces gathered strength
from the beginning and lie was the
only candidate who stool a reason
able chance at any time of the nomi
nation. The facts furnish encouraging proof
f the wonderful hold which tie has
upon the affections and confidence of
in.. American people, lie tower
nnlnaaal proportions above
contemporaries In public life aud
represents all that is best iu Auieri
ran politics. He will receive the
united support of the Democracy, al
most the entire independent vole of
Ihe couutry aud will make heavy
li fts on the Republicans tbernuelvet-'.
li is personality is so commanding
that it over-rides considerations of
section ami party.
The courage of the patty iu braving
Tammany's opposition for the first
time iu a quarter of a eeutury will
add to, rather than detract from, IU
strength. Such courage challenges
the admiration of all patriotic citi
zens. It shows that Democracy ib
too great to be bulldozed. The Tiger
lias found his master and will pro-
eed now willingly to do all that Is
required of him. With a platform
embodying Cleveland's well known
priuciples, we enter the coming cam
paign with a confidence and enthusi
asm which give earnest of vic
tory in November.
John H. McDowell, of Loyal
League and Arkansas swamp no
toriety, now holding a $10,000 ofllce as
the appointee of a Governor who was
elected as a Demociat, is out in a
long card in the Tciler this week, in
which he renounces the Democratic
party aud says he goes to join the
People's, "a nobler order." After
two years of labor directed to the dis
ruption of the Democratic party, the
President of "our noble order" burls
his anathemas at the party which has
refused to swallow and assimilate
The card was a work of supereroga
tion. The coal oil statesman has nev
er been accused of having any coi -
nection with the Democratic party
except as Buchanau's appointee, and
that is not a gilt-edged certificate.
McDowell's "retirement" is a good
riddance. The Democratic party
will give him his passport and bid
him go on his way. May the shadow
he has cast within the lines of De
mocracy be forever dispelled ; may
the stench of his rotten political car
cass never again offend the nose of a
Democrat; aud may his whiskered
mug never agaiu be seen in a Demo
Vale, McDowell !
SOI Til HATERS.
The Force Bill agitation would
(tome to an end were it not for the Re
publican party. They are continual
ly fanning the fires of Northern hate,
and stirring the cauldron of sectional
Their motive iB obvious. It is not
because they are solicitous for the in
terests of the negro. It is not be
cause they are moved by sympathetic
impale es. It is not because they are
themselves willing to associate with
the negroes on the equal terms which
hey prescribe for us. Their purpose
id to keep alive the enmity of the
Northern people against us, in order
that rule of the Republican party
may be perpetuated.
It might be thought that such ap
peals to prejudice would be success
ful only among the low and ignorant ,
but, unfortunately, it seems to meet
with most encouragement from class
es who are supposed to possess intel
gence. The Northern Methodist
preachers seem to be more rampant
and bitter In their advocacy of negro
equality than even the politicians.
Bo malicious are they against us that
even their B shops joined in the hiss
ing of Dr. Tigert, tr.tternal delegate
from ihe Southern Methodist Church,
when he touched respectfully on the
subject, at their receut Ceneral Con
ference at Omaha.
Leading ministers of other denomi
nations denounce us from their pul
pits aud some of them go so far as to
argue that miscegenation is the only
solution of the race problem. To
their honor be it sail), that many of
the greatest Northern mi isters
are our strongest friends, but
they will never bring about the
elnirch unity they desire until they
are able to curb the malevolence of
their oflicious brethren.
Another large class upon whom
the RepuMicaus can count solidly in
til their assaults on the South are the
pensioners who are now drawing one
hundred aud thirty million dollars
annually from the United States
With this arrary of prejudice,
ignorance, wanton hate aud self in
terests to back them, what wonder
that the Force Bill is kept to the front
by the Republican politicians, and
what wonder that the Southern peo
ple stand united against them.
Break the solid South, enthrone the
Republicans in all branches of the
government and a negro domination
would be fastened on us that would
make these fair States uninhabitable
to the brave, high spirited race which
now governs them.
FROM TIIK B ATTLKFI ELD.
Chicago, Jane 28. Editorial Dis
patch. The agony is over. Aa I
predicted In my lirst dispatch, Old
Grover won in a jog. The scene was
unprecedented when his name was
tirst mentioned: the applause was
deafening aud it lasted about thirty
The convention met at 5 p. m., yes
terday and remained in session
leveii mortal hours. At 3:30 this
mnrnins (be roll call of the States
was finished and a thousand tellers
told the 25,000 lookers-on that Cleve
land had the necessary two-thirds
majority and was running easy,
with lengths to spare.
States that hail complimented other
candidates began to rush to the win
ner when Ohio moved that the rules
be suspended and the nomination
made unanimous by acclamation.
Then the band played "Dixie," and
"we all went home in the grey of the
Twenty r thirty thousand people
bad held their seats and watched and
waited and cheered all through the
Tammany fought with desperation
to the finish, the last speech of the
Beeslon being a powerful effort by
Hourae Cochrane, the orator for the
Braves. However, when they had
done their all, they swallowed their
choler, omothered their chagrin,
mopped their faces and fell into line
by voting solidly to make it unani
mous. The convention meets at 2 o'clock
to-day for Vice President. Cray is
prolematic, bnt not positive.
For the Arsenal celebration in July
and the Democratic jolillcation the
day following, the committee from
Columbia here secured the services
Senator Daniel, the silver-tongued
orator of Virginia; Gov. Campbell
the Ohio man of destiny,
aud the Hon. James McKenzie, of
Kentucky, who last uight electrified
the convention with his humor, his
eloouenee and his logic. The coin-
1 mlttee will leave ior iiome at mm
afternoon. r f- 1"
KlLLi:i KY LIKHTMNtt.
A Wealthy l.nnint i.m.i.v l suddenly Kill
ed Ht Kingston Basrtaga.
N ash vi 1.1. k, June SSL Special -Miss
Maggie Adcock, while dreSsiug
iu her room iu her home at Kingston
Springs yesterday afternoon, was
struck by lightning and iustantly
killed. The fiaBh came iu the win
dow and tore a portion of the house
down. Miss Adcock was a beautiful
lady aud was of a rich family.
WKEtk NEAR PULASKI.
Train lHtctied But No One
Pulaski, June 23. Special. A
broken rail ditched a freight train at
Walea Station, near Pulaski, early
this morning. Traffic is temporarily
suspended but no one seriously hurt.
An engine and thirteen osrB were
thrown from the track.
Victory Perches oa the
NOMINATED ABOUT 3 O'CLOCK THIS
MORNING ON FIRST BALLOT,
A Lone, Stubborn and Bit-
lor Fight of Nearly
Henry Wattcrson's Victo
ry on the Tariff Plank.
David li. Hills' Friends Stick
to Hi in to the Last.
Tammany Hied Hard Hut Says It Will
Support the Nominee Exelt
CrtTCAdo, June 23. It was day
light before the Democratic conven
tion adjourned this morning, alter
a session of nearly teu hours. The
greatest part of its work had been
completed in the nomination of Cleve
land as the candidate for President,
after one of the bitterest preliminary
struggles ever seen.
Greater in adversity than iu victory
was Henry Watterson, the distin
guished Democratic leader who march
ed to the platform the indomitable
exponent of the proud principle of
tariff" reform, aud ass-ailed the
Committee on Resolutions so success
fully that he carried the convention
by storm and succeeded in defeating
the majority report and adopting the
minority presented by Hon. Dawreuce
T. Neal, of Ohio. The latter unequivo
cally disputed the constitutional right
of Congress to impose tariff duties in
excess of the actual revenue neco si
ties of the government.
The mutations of politics will never
better be exemplified than in the bal
lot cast upon this momentous ques
tion. Arrayed side by side with
Henry Watterson and solidly in fa
vor of a plank tersely declaring
against all protection to American
industries were the seventy-two votes
of the Empire State and the twenty
six votes of Iowa. In the short but
decisive debate Watterson proved
more than a match for the great Wis
consin Senator, Vilas, for he an
swered all the latter's quotations
of past Democratic platforms by
simply asserting that it was the
duty of the Democratic party to
he always advancing, and that
the tariff declarations of eight
years ago were no longer stitli
cient to satisfy the masses, who were
now Clamoring against the tariff rob
bery, once more, too, Henry Watter
son proved, despite all the quibbles of
the recent State convent ion, that he is
still the uncrowned monarch of the
Blue Grass State. Every admirer of
the great Kentucky leader and they
numbered thousands on the floor and
in the galleries joined in the ap
plause which quickly followed with
the announcement that the solid vote
of Kentucky had been cast in favor of
sustaining Henry Watterson In his
tight against the Committee on Ites-
l nt ions.
It fell to the lot of Illinois, how
ever, at the critical moment, to turn
the tide which for a few minutes
threatened destruction to the cause of
li,.ul inriirrpfnrmprs. Until Il
linois was reached the vote bad been
rather against the substitute of the
gentleman from Ohio, but when that
state cast its solid forty-six votes in
favor of the amendment, it being
known that Cleveland was the choice
of the Prairie State for the presiden
cy and aH doubts as to the support of
the substitute were removed and the
call of the succeeding States devel
oped an overwhelming sentiment in
favor of the most radical declaration
that the Democratic party has ever
made upon the question of tarilt" re
The contest ov r the silver ques
tion was brief and decisive. Mr. Pat
terson, of Colorado, presented a mi
nority report declaring in favor of
free coinage, but after a brief argu
ment by liim It was promptly defeat
ed by an overwhelming vote.
The remainder of the platform a.
well received, although a slight evi
dence that civil service reform is not
yet accepted as good Democratic re
ligion by the rank and tile of the
party was furnished by the biases
which promptly greeted the reading
of the resolution.
The first mention of (Jrover Cleve
land iu the Democratic convention,
was reserved for the opening clause
of the platform, reported by the com
mittee on resolutions. The ovatio:i
which instantly followed was typical
of all great national conventions, but
it was almost rivaled by the scene
which followed the mention of Ihe
name or David B. Hill an hour later
by Gov. Abbett. The Hill people
made the most of the incidental
mention of their leader's name by the
gentleman who named Cleveland,
and as twenty miuutes wore on with
out any abatement of their enthusi
asm, Mr. Abbett looked particularly
ill at esse, and evidently wished be
hud refrained from pronouncing hi
attributeto the distinguished New
Hon Win. C. DeWitt, of New ork
In plajing Hill iu nomination de
livered a carefully prepared oration,
aud contained a veiy emphatic warn
ing to the Natioual Democracy
against the error of nominating a
presidential candidate who was re
pugnant to the Democracy of his own
State. The Hon. J. It. Fellows, of
New York, in seconding Hill's nomi
nation, displayed his usual foreusic
ability, aud the efforts or the Cleve
land people to hiss him dowu were
signally unsuccessful in affecting the
pugnacious orator of the New York
Gov. Boies, oi Iowa, was placed in
nomination by the Hon. John F.
Duncombe, of that State, aud the
Iowa people were not behind their
opponents iu demonstrating their
loyalty to their favorite leader. Henry
Wattersou, whose tariff' victory made
him the hero of the day, seconded
Boies in a few well chosen words.
The other seconding speeches were
received with ill disguised impatience
by the delegates aud audience who
were desirous of reaching a final
vote, until that of Gov. Patrick Col
lins was reached. His well directed
and terse sentences captured the
crowd and fixed the attention of the
Botr the Day Was Pat in in That Gigan
The Wigwam, Chicago, June 22.
For the firt time since the Democratic
delegates arrived in Chicago, the sun
shone out Wednesday morning from a
ft promised a hot day in the wigwam,
but even heat was preferred to the un
certaintv of wind and rain in the frig
shanty by the lake. More than one del
egate bought an accident insurance
ticket Tuesday to provide for his family
if the threatening wind should take the
top off the convention hall and scatter
its walls along the lake front. More
rain fell Tuesday night and even the
brightness of the morning did not free
the convention hall from the rheumatic
dampness which permeated it Tuesday.
It brightened the interior of the build
ing though, and made it a much more
The fact that many of the tickets to
the hall had not been presented Tuesday
had become generally known and the
proposition of Mr. Collier, of Tennessee,
to admit uniformed clubs to the vacant
places started a report that at the session
Wednesday the hall might be thrown
open to the public. The crowd along
Michigan avenue began to assume large
proportions. The iolice with difficulty
Kept a passage clear for the holders of
tickets. The uncertainty of their posi
tion made unelect curious, and the badge
wearers as they appeared were stopped
and questioned anxiously about the
prospects of admission.
There was a story in circulation that
arrangements had been made with the
Tammany leaders to admit the uni
formed "braves" with or without tickets.
Such stories invariably follow the dis
tribution of tickets to a great gathering
where the arbitrary distribution of all
these favors is in the hands of a small
twdv of men. The same story went out
at Minneapolis. But the clique in the
galleries there did not control the nomi
nation and the leaders know that shout
ing is not going to change the result in
There is the customary ill-feeling,
however, over the assignment of tickets.
When the convention hour approached
it was evident that while the hall might
not lx tilled, the vacancies of Tuesday
would not be duplicated. Tuesday the
work of the convention was cut and
dried. The only attraction was the
oratory of a doubtful temporary chair
man, who proved to le a little below
the Kentucky standard. Wednesday
there were rumors in the air of a possi
ble contest between the Cleveland and
anti-Cleveland forces, and it was said
on the authority of the friends of Mr.
Cleveland, that it was even possible
that nominating speeches would be
made and a ballot taken Isjforo niflit.
The audience was much more lively
thereafter, and the seats In the big barn
began to rill rapidly an hour before the
At 11:15 not one fourth of the dele
gates were iu their seats, but there was
a good deal i f private chinning.
Governor Francis, of Missouri,
though not a delegate, was earnestly
talking with those who were.
Permanent Chairman that is to be,
William L. Wils. .u. of West Virginia,
his intellectual face beaming with the
pleasure of the anticipated fray, had
quite a little informal levee.
At 11:17 the New Y'ork delegation,
Governor Flower and Chairman Mur
phy, hand-in -hand, and closely followed
Uv "Boss'' C f)ker .and the rest of the
New York delegation, made their way
to the platform, and from that conspic
uous point, where the galleries could
plainly see them, filed liack to their seats
on the left of the main aisle, accom
panied hv cheers.
Cleveland Manager Whitney came iu
Boon afterwards aC3 joined the anli
snappers" amid applause.
Culled to Order.
At 11:30 Teuqiorary Chairman Owens
rapped the convention to order and
called upon the Rev. Alfred Henry, of
the Methodi-t Episcopal church of Chi
cago, to off-' prayer.
Just as the prayer concluded the Iowa
phalanx entered" the hall, the big bluo
banner, with the picture of Horace
Boies, borne in front of them. There
were cheers from all parts i if the hall,
and the band very inappropriately
Struck up "farylaud. My Maryland.'
When the music ceased the temporary
chairman brought his gavel down and
announced that the first Ttmsiness of the
convention would be the report of tl
committee on credentials. He asked if
that committee was ready to report.
Before any one could reply Mr. Win
ston, of Minnesota, got the floor and in
a brief speech moved that the courtesies
of the platform be extended to ex-Senators
James R. Doolittle and Lyman
Trumbull. The chair declared the mo
tion carried without putting it.
The chair-nan again asked if the com
mittee on credentials were ready to re
port. Mr. Shaw, of Maryland, from the ex
treme rear of the hall, replied that they
The chair At what time did the com
mittee state that they will be ready ?
Mr. Shaw Not before 2 o'clock.
This announcement was received with
a subdued murmur of disappointment.
The chairman inquired what was- the
next pleasrre of the convention, the
committees not being ready to report.
Mr. Delancey, of Alaska, got the floor
and presented a memorial, which was
referred to the committee on resolu
tions. Then Mr. Bronson, of Kentucky, got
the floor and moved that the c hair ap
point a committee of two t wait on the
committee on credentials and ask win a
they would be ready to report. The
motion was agreed to and Mr. Bronson,
of Kentucky, and Mr. Pollard, of In
diana, were appointed.
Culls fur Mills.
The chair again asked the conventioi
its pleasure. Just then some one in tin
galleries caught sight of Senator Mills,
of Texas, and started a cry for him
which whs taken up on the floor, and
soon spread until the delegates were all
on chain id in the aisles crying the
distinguished Texan's name. Mr. Mills,
being ill, M't the hall rather than speak.
Then t re were cries of Carlisle and
then for 1 tuner, and Mr. De Young, of
Michigan, got on his chair, and moved
that Mr. Palmer be invited to address
he convention. Ihe motion was car
ried, and Mr DeYoung and Mr. Jack
Son, of Iowa, were appointed a commit
tee of escort.
Speech from Palmer.
This committee was more successful
than the others, and Mr. Palmer was
Boon addressing the convention. The
governor niter n few preliminary re
marks, began to appeal for harmony.
When he closed the credentials com
mittee report was adopted, then the re
port on permanent organization, and
after a selec tion by the hand, Hon. W.
L. Wilson, of West Virginia, was in
troduced. He responded in a neat
Mr. Wilson said, among other things,
that the most important of all questions
was that of taxation and tariff reform,
and they could only be rightfully regu
lated by the Democratic party.
When Mr. Wilson concluded his
speech the delegates, rising to their feet,
waved their hats as they cheered again
Martin L. Clardy, of Missou ri, was
recognized to present a resolution thank
ing the temporary chairman. It was
Mr. English, of Indiana, chairman of
the committee on rules and order of
business then took the platform and read
the committee's rejMirt as follows:
As chairman of the committee on
rules and older of business 1 have been
instructed by a majorijy of the com
mittee to submit the following report:
We recommend that the following
order of business shall be observed in
First Report of committee on creden
tials. Second Report of the committee ou or
ganization. Third Report of the committee on reso
lutions and platform.
Fourth Report of the committee on
nomination of president of the I'nited
Fifth Keport of the committee on nom
ination of vice president of the United
Your committee further recommends
that the rules of the last national Demo
cratic convention shall be adopted for
the government of the convention.
In the tedious interlude delegates
blocked up the passage way and were
requested to resume their seats. Re
newed requests for Governor Taylor
were met by a renewed explanation
that Mr. Taylor was not well enough to
Mr. Williams, of Mississippi, moved
that Hon. Bourse Cockran, of New
York, be Invited to address the conven
tion, Mr. Cockran Mf h.l
vitation fo take the piatrorm, saia ne
expected to have business to lay before
the convention a little later.
In the meantime he suggested that
delegates occupy the time by taking
substantial refreshments. The intel
lectual refreshment they had received
from their chairman coidd not be ex
celled by any orator- they would hear.
Don M. Dickinson, sitting just across
the aisle from Mr. Fellows, moved that
the convention take a recess until 5
o'clock. There were cries of "No" from
the galleries, and when the chairman
put the motion the galleries voted "No"
with great vigor, but the chairman de
clared the motion carried, and at 1 :43
the convention took a recess until 5
The Anti-Cleveland Leaden Scare Their
Chicago, June 23. The anti-Cleveland
leaders succeeded Tuesday night in
getting from the sub-committee on the
committee on rules a report against the
unit rule. The announcement of this
fact created a sensation at a late hour
when it cam" out. It filled, the Cleve
land men with surprise and apprehen
sion. They realized later though the
rules of the convention are made by a
simple majority and not a two-thirds
majority of the convention, and that
whether the full committee sustained
the action of the sub-committee or not,
the report would be beaten in the con
vention. But they realized also that the fight
on the unit rule might lie made pro
longed and bitter, and not only would
delay the balloting, but would concen
trate the anti-Cleveland forces so as to
show their full strength on a poll of the
convention. If tins vote should show
less than two-thirds of the convention
for Cleveland it would be a contradic
tion of the claims of Mr. Whitney and
Mr. Dickinson, and would give to the
opposition the confidence which it lias
Attorney General Hensel. of Penn
sylvania, said after the meeting: "They
caught us napping in the sub-committee,
ami the matter went practically by de
fault. Must of those present were Hill
men. The report to the general com
mittee is to 12 made at 9 o'clock this
morning, and we shall try to over
The Illinois delegation is not at all satis
fied with the adoption of the unit rule,
hut an attempt by the New York men
to break it by offering a combination of
Slocum and Morrison has not met with
sufficient favor to warrant the belief
that the action of the delegation will 1
rescinded before the first ballot is taken.
If the first ballot does not nominate
the committee may hold another caucus
and rescind their agreement to vote for
Cleveland. Not only are the Illinois
men restive about the unit rule, but
they are displeased with the combina
tion believed to have been made by the
Cleveland managers on Gray for vice
For Vice President.
Illinois ha two favorite sons who are
candidates for the vice presidency. Hon.
Lambert Tree and Hon. Adlai E.
There will be several candidates for
the second place and if Mr. Cleveland is
nominated on the first ballot, as his
friends still profess to believe that he
will le, the. will be still a fight over
the vice pre dency which will make the
Michigan will put up Judge Morse;
Illinois, Mr. Stevenson, and California,
Congressman Geary. Then Horace
Boies, of Iowa, is a strong possibility,
although his supporters now refuse to
consider his availability for any but the
first place on the ticket.
A POLICY OF DELAY
Adopted hjr Cleveland's Opponents in
Hopes of Defeating Him.
Chicago, June 23. Wednesday the
New York delegation was clinging to a
last desperite hope of defeating thf
nomination of Grover Cleveland. They
were seekir r to unite the opposition to
him on so e new candidate, aud they
thought they would succeed. They
were willing to take Campbell, but the
ex-governor remembered the fate of
McKinlev at Minneapolis and refused
to allow nis name to be used.
Many of them would be satisfied with
Boies or Morrison, but the name most
frequently heard in connection with the
possibility of a new combination was
that of General Henry W. Slocum, of
New York. Gorman, the New Yorkers
would have nothinn to do with. The
New York delegates were very Indig
nant with the Maryland senator, whom
they charged with having broken the
combination against Cleveland a few days
a;ro. after encouraging them to believe
mat he would stand by them.
Mr. Gorman's side of the question has
not leen stated in full, but his friends in
the Maryland delegation have given out
since the canvass of Monday the state
ment that he refused to permit his name
to le used and that his refusal was lo
calise he believed thai it was to be put
up only for the purpose of beating Mr.
The policy of the snti-Oeveland lead
ers, it was announced, would be a policy
A delay. They would fight everything
in the "convention Wednesday, it was
said, with the idea of deferring the first
ballot until T.mrsday. when they hope
to have their forces in better order.
Senator Gorman, of Maryland, as the
result of Tuesday s storm, was assaileu
Tuesday mirht bv his old enemv, neu
ralgia, and was confined to his room
His indisposition gave rise to many
rumors, some of them unite sensational.
To a reporter of the United Press who
called on him Wednesday morning, the
senator said that he was much better
and would soon be entirely recovered.
CHICAOO, June 23. The conven
tion was i-alled to order at 5 o'clock
The eoiumittee on platform being
ready to report, Mr. Vilas began
reading the platform about o'clock.
When he reac hed the phrase "from
Madison to Cleveland" ihere was h
iuick shout of one voice near the
platform. It was lost, however, in a
(lash, for it seemed that as though
vith one impulse the eutire 20,000
people leaped upon their chairs aud
with hats and handkerchiefs iu air
20,000 tin oats let loose yells aud
-creams that shook the very air and
almost made the barracks quiver. In
a Hash a white satin bauner, heavy
with a gold fringe, shot aloft aud was
moved to the ceuter aisle. It was tht
ensigu of Michigan aud on one side
was a picture of Mr. Cleveland. A
man iu the rear or the delegates
hoisted a picture of David B. Hill.
Quick as humau impulse moves, a
hostile baud ripped it from the stand
ard aud tore it up, while hisses for
and against the act swept iu a wave
around the hall.
The platform reaffirms allegiance
to the principles of the Democratic
party as formulated by Jefferson and
exemplified by a loug liue of leaders
from Madison to Cleveland. Tin
people are warned of the policy of
Federal control of elections to which
the Republican party is committed
The tariff plank which was adopted
from the minority report, and over
which there was such a fight between
Vilas and Watterson, reads as fel
lows: "We denounce the Republican pro
tection as u fraud, a robbery of the
great majority of the American peo
ple for the benefit of the few. We
dec lare it to tie a fundamental princi
ple of the Democratic party that the
Federal Government has no consti
tutional power to impose and collect
tariff" duties exc.-pt for the purpose ot
revenue only and we demand thai
the c ollection of such taxes shall be
limited to the necessities of the gov
ernment wheu honestly and economi
Tbe platform declares that trade
interchange ou the basis orjreciprocal
advantages is a time honored Demo
cratic doctrine, but denounces tbe
sham reciprocity which juggles w ith
the people's desire for foreign mar
kets. Trusts aud combinations are
declared a national coustquince of
prohibitive taxes which prevent free
The silver plank reads, "We hold
to tbe use of both gold aud silver as
the standard money of the country,
aud to the coinage of both gold and
silver without discriminating against
either uueUl or charge for mintage,
but the dollar unit oi coiu.
metals must be of equl intrinsic !
exchangeable value or be adjusted
through in'ernji.tionsl agreement or
by such safeguards of legislation as
shall insine the maintenance of the
parity of tho two metals, aud the
equal power of every dollar at all
times in the markets and iu the pay
ment of debt--, and we demand that
all paper currency sliall be kept at
par with and redeemable iu such
coin. We insist upon this policy as
especially necessary for the protec
tion of the farmers aud laboring
classes, the first and most defenseless
victims of unstable money and a
The platform is iu favor of civil
service reform. It favors the main
tenance of a navy strong enough for
all purposes of natioual defense, and
to properly maintain the honor and
dignity of the country abroad.
It declares against pauier immigra
tion, but invites the immigration of
the industrious aud worthy.
The tarifl'plank, Neal's amendment,
was adopted by a vote of 564 to H42.
When the platform had been
adopted. Gov. Abbett, of New Jersey
nominated C'eveland. The applause
was terrific. Win. C. DeWitt of New
York, nominated Hill. John R Duii
eombe, of Illinois, nominated Boies.
Geoige W. Ochs, of Chattanooga
second Cleveland for Tennessee,
Watterson seconded Boies. Other
seconds were numerous.
A ballot was then taken, which re
resulted as follows.
Alabama -Cleveland 14, Hill 2. Boies l,
Gorman 1, Campbell 2.
Arkansas Cleveland hi.
'alifornia 'leveland is,
Colorado Hill :;, Boies&
Conneticut -Cleveland 12.
Deleware- Cleveland li.
Florida Cleveland ", i Jar lisle .:.
Georgia Hill .", Cleveland 17,
Illinois 'leveland 4M.
Indiana Cleveland .'ML
Iowa Boies 2.
Kansas Cleveland 20.
Kentucky Cleveland is, lloies 2
Louisiana- Hill 1, Cleveland :i, Boies
11. i Sorman 1.
Maim- Gorman 1, Whitney l, Cleve
land !. Hill 1.
Maryland Cleveland 8; Gorman 94.
Massachusetts Cleveland 21, Hill 4,
Michigan Cleveland 2i.
Minnesota Cleveland l&
Mississippi -Hill 3, Gorman 4, Boies 3,
( leveland s.
Missouri -Cleveland 34.
Montana Boies 6.
Nebraska Cleveland 15 Gorman '-.
Nevada Boies 4, Gorman 2.
New Hampshire Cleveland v.
New Jersey Cleveland 2fk
Now York Hill 72.
North Carolina Cleveland 2' ., Boies
1, A. Stevenson lOJi, Morrison t, Cro
North Dakota Cleveland 0.
Ohio UitiS, Cleveland 13, Boies It!,
Carlisle 5, Gorman 5.
Oregon Cleveland 8.
Pennsylvania Cleveland c4.
Khode'lsland Cleveland 8.
South Carolina Hill 2, Cleveland 1,
South Dakota Cleveland 7, Boies i,
Tennessee Cleveland 24.
Texas Hill I, Boies o, Cleveland 23.
Vermont Cleveland S.
Virginia Cleveland 12, Hill 22, Gor
West Virginia Pattison I, Cleve
Chicago, June 23. Special, ii:.i0
p.m.. The contest for Vice-President
was quite spirited, Gorman, Gray
Boies, and Stevenson were put in
neiniiiution, but Gen. A. 1'.. Steven-
sou of 111., was chosen on the lirst
ballot. His nomination was made
unanimous, amid the cheers of the
thousands of spectators and delegates
Tlie A i l.uii- - Statesman Severs His Con
iicct inn With the DiisMsrrstla Party.
N Asnvii.i.i:,Juue22. In this week's
issue of Ihe Toller, the ortlcial organ
of the "Farmers' and laborers' L'uiou,"
the whole front page is devoted to an
address by John H. Mclowell "to
the Alliance Brotherhood." Over it
are the following double column
"Hon J. H. McDowell's Farewell
Address. Duty calls me to a nobler
Held, aud I bid the old party a loud
farewell,' to uuite with a grander and
nobler People's party. I heed no an
gry passion, and am still battling
for the right.''
Mr. McDowell begins by saying
that, "as the official head of the Far
mers' Alliance of Tennessee," he
deems it his duty to answer the
"hundreds of inquiries from brethren
throughout the State" as to whether
he- would join "the great reform move
ment now agitating the minds ot Un
people all over the State and nation."
Tue President of "our noble order"
then enters upoa a denunciation of
the Democratic party, which he ac
cuses of "llagrant outrages," "corrupt
methods," "political debauchery,"
He says that it tills bim with pride
to see "our organizat'on standing out
to-day the most powerful factor iu
the great cause of uatioual reform."
"1 realize," he says, "the responsi
bility which rests upon me as an
American citizen. I am brought
face to face with a duty as God has
helped me to see it. 1 would be a
bate coward, recreant to every trust
reposed iu me as your olticial head,
were 1 in this crisis to rail to speak
plainly in terms to warn you of ap
proaching dangers. Brethren, do we
see our duty or are we tossed to aud
fro by every opposing wind that
lows? Do we honestly believe that
our organization has labored thete
long v ars for the best interests of the
people? Do we believe refoi in in our
financial system is needed? Then, it
we do, stand by your organization
and its demands. We cannot honor
ably retreat at the dictation of those
'h 1-to-breakfast' fellows, who are
working to 'wipe the Alliance gang
li the face of the earth.' "
A ( all for a Congressional ( uuveiilioii.
Pursuant to a call Issued by W. A.
Stewart, Chairman, the members of
the Seventh Congressional Commit
tee met in Columbia ou the loth ult.,
and iu their deliberations authorized
the following call: For a convention
to assemble in Columbia, Tenn., on
the 23rd of August, 1K92, to nominate
a candidate for Cougress, aud the
trausacticu of such other business as
may properly come before Ihe con
vention. Delegates to said couveu
i iou are to be selected Aug. 4 from the
severul civil districts iu tho counties
comprising aid Congressional dis
trict, either by primary election or
district convention, at the option of
said committeemen for said districts,
selected or appointed by the county
committeemen for each of said sever
W. A. Btkwart, Ohm
J. A. Smiser, Sec'ty.
No other medicine ever
placed before the putilla
Sarsaparilla people's conft.
R dence so thoroughly as Hood's Sarsar
S parilla. From a small beginning this
medicine has steadily
and rapidly Increased in
popularity until now It has the largest
i O sale of any preparation of its kind.
a.-' Its success It has won simply
I XS C 1 1 because it Is constantly proving
I that It possesses positive merit, and
Is does accomplish what is claimed for it.
CtsAHfvtk This merit is given
Oirengirlj Hood's Sarsaparilla
ECOnOmy, u prepared by a
ja J Peculiar Combination, Propor-
MM U tion and Process known only to
PuroriuA Hood's Sarsaparilla,
wUiaXIVe and by which the fall
Bja medicinal power of all the
rOWci ingredients used to retained.
s. Thousands of voluntary witnesses
I UU ail over the country testify to
s wonderful benefit derived
UOS6S from It If you suffer from
One Dollar affection caused
as sma by Impure blood, take
DO OUre Hood's Sarsapariila.
To Get oy all
drcoaOts. C. I. HOOD
st CO., Loweu,
JW e JLead. Others
the Mccormick "MaCHiNE
The world's Model Harvester. The greatest
weight. The simplest and best knottcr made.
The strongest and most durable machine. The onli perfect bundle carrier-
Tile McOormicls. No. 4 Mower,
Acknowledged Kin of Grass Cutters. It cats a wide swath against all compel ito s
The lightest draft, easiest handled and most durable. H V can interest you m haul, r
Twine. We are not controlled by the Cordage Combine, and we run sure you mono,
febs ATT JiJ RFIELD Ac CIIUHCM-
almost ,i si:i.iMi.rrM o.
ONLY A FEW MORE DAYS
Until the wheat c op will be separated from the ground; and somebody will either I e
pleased or displeased with the hinder he bought this year. Jfow farmers listen he
member and act. Every machine agent with whom you have, talked, possittvecy as
serted that his machine would cut, elevate, lie and deliver your grain to (our entire
satisfaction, in even, condition of ground and grain, no matter how thin, tunc I inch
or tangled; wet or dry. We have al further more told you repeal nil,, dial we would
keen all the extra piece, of our machine, and h i our positive assertion and the conn
dence you placed in us, you have made your choice. Now the best thin yon can , o
is to teach us machine people a lesson. If our machines Jail m any respect to Hi in,
warranty, make us fulfill it. If you ever call for an e.x Ira and the agent Juls to order
it, make us make our word good. Do not accept your machine until you try Uin ttun
train, thick train, and down tangled train, where 'the ground is wet; do t.cjnr
thing to yourself in this matter: watch the machine through the season closely, and
whichever machine proves to be the best, buy it, and by so doing I will sell one hun
dred nEEIilJVG machines next year. If you should not like the machine you hacc
bought, remember I have the Deering at my ware room ready for you. Jus! sena in
your team- Don't waste your wheat. My sales I his season hare been eery so r fac
tory and Iintend, if possible, to have Deering binders and. mowers here until ""''''
sonis entirely over. It will pay anyone to visit my ware. room and see or hen, selves
the magnitude of the Deering trade- 111 ' , i
P. 8 -I trnst some of .IT competitor- have uceeeded this year in introducing thoir m"
1 took the agency lor the Deering goods in Msnry County, my competitors win. had hoM the tr ,1c 1 e a m m
ber of vearsTwefe the McOorSfthe Ohsrapon, tho Buckeye and the Walter A W uod. rheso ih.n havj
everyone leen on the market and represented here in Ckdumbi every vesr nnea Never e .... Ml, .,
left so far, that this season their agents say rc will sell yon a binder lor " UtUJ J ' ' . J . '',
"introduce" them we do it. When will won. h is OMM ami msohinrt be introduced! V. n.
State of Tennessee tL vs. heirs of
Lafayette Anderson et al.
PDR8DAMT to a decree rendered t tiie
April term, 18S2, at Uie Ubanrery Court
far Maurv County, in n.ove styled c :iu-c-, til
page 2il ol the minutes (if wiU cvmi l, I will
Saturday, June ?5, 1892,
BXpOM to public sale ftt tlio I 'otirl-liouse door
In tbe said town of Columbia, llic- following
described lots or parcels of lami, to-wlt:
The Property r Ltewla m-ck.
Iielnt; a certain lot of land located in Die 21st
Civil District of Maury Comily. Tenn.,
bounded North by DooK-y, South by itlwr,
Kat by llooley aud Wet by Dooley.
The Property r W. '. wiiIhIkmiic, Jr.,
and M. B. Cole,
Bel nit a certain lot or parcel of land located
iu the !Uh Civil Mstrict ot Mrfiiry County,
bouuded North by L. N. It. li-, Mouth by
Hampshire pike, Kast by Koad, aud W eal ly
Tbe Properly ot aiuly Dobbins,
Being a certain lot or pnrcel of land located
in Die '2lHt Civil District of Maury County.
Tenn., boundeJ North by .Simpson, Smith by
Worthum, Baal by Ho'couib, and West by
Simpson, containing two acres.
Tin- Pmpus'ij r sir. M. .. NlUrley,
l!i Ing a certain lot or parrel of I. out ),: ': H
in the 21st Civil District of Maurv Coonty,
bounded North by Akin, S;ia;h by Bvuus,
Kast by Ureen, und West by Akin, eontain
lug lill acres.
Tkkms OF Sai.k: Saiii sale trill UO in
credit of twelve and tweny-four mom lis,
free from the equity of redemption, except
the costs of suit, which will he paid In cash
on day of sa lc.
inneS-tda J.C. DEXTKIt, D c. M.
Siate of Tennessee vs. J'. L. .Jones
IJIJK.SITANT to n decree! rendered at the
April term, 12, of the Chancery Court
of Maury Count v, Tenu., In above styled
cause, at page 2al of the minutes of said
Court, I will on
Saturday, June iS, IS0J,
expose to public sale at the Court-house door
in the said town of Co umhla, the following
descriliod traels or pareeis ol hind, to-wll:
The Property of Mr-. ;. Itlcluti .i mi.
Being a certain lot of land located in :si
ward of the cltv ot Columbia, Maury Coiinly,
Tenn., bounded North hy Ooofc, rJoutb M
Hodge, Kast by Street, and West by High
Tin- Property l I-- A. Guelia and Wire,
Being a certain lot of land located In tbe Kb
ward oi the city of Columbia, Maury County,
b-.t North iy McClelland Houth by
Ilea, Kast by High Street, West by West.
The Property of I-. A. Ooelln and Wife,
Being a certain lot Of land loeuted in tbe
loth Civil District of Maury County, Tenn.,
hounded North by Parson, south by Biancb
Kasby Itlver, aud West by Kly.
Tkkms of Sai.k:-Said sale will be on a
credit of twelve and I weuty-four month-,
free from the equity of rede mption, x ept
the rosta of the cahc, which will Ik- paid in
cash ou day of' ale.
june:!-t.ls .1. C. DKXTKR, D C M.
W. T. Fergueson,
is now ready to wr ihe pui.lic in
Ualvailiz (1 I'nl i ire,
Male aud Fire Roofing
GUTTEUINU AND REPAIRING
Work guaranteed and done In a nrst-clase
N. E. Cor. Sqnart- in V.
Uone to Wln&jr.
Nkw York, June 2. A dispatch lrom
London aaya: lueeu VicUrU4 ;)e(t Bal
moral for Wiudaor today i-r,r ibepur
poae of rccelviuR tbe reaiKtiai toll Qt the
members or the cabinet, and tbua Hav
ing the minister the neceaaltiy Qf trav
elllng to Srotiauu tor tuat purot-e,
Valuable Property forSale.
I offer for sale at very low prices, the
Three houses and lots on Ninth
Street, between KniharRo ami Soniii
One house nutl lot on Ninth Street
beiwn : Harden ami High.
Two iioiim s and loin on Oarden
Street, between Eighth and Ninth.
Two booses ami IoIh on High
I will sell the above property one fourth
cash, balance on good time and easy pay
For further information call on
J. P. STREET,
Administrator of FAivard Williams, deceased.
"AT THE R AC2SETT:"
Try a asks ot batternltk man tor the
complexion, it removes tan sad flreeklea
the best aoap in the market. Ketsil
priee 'ii cent; our m ien 1(1 cent.
Hhii Kviio, the coinbratml notnplsxlon
powder, it is absolutely bartrtleM. Call
lor fetmplu free Rotnili for SS 1 1 1 -per
box ; our prlOS IU ' ents i':r box.
Window Mi ax en ooinpiottj m s,.iwi:r
top rollers, 25 oeuta, 911 rente, :s'. cent.
4 cents to 77 coitH eaeb; ourlaln poles:
complete with i;n nxture, in eenta
Ml raw ll;ils. W'l- !li! old v '' !o.eti
which we will at II t less I!iko it cost t.i
in. mi.; c ii" them. Doll bata I com
each. Iidfaa ami children's all kinds
ami shapes, ." COHU, 7 eouts, 0 cteuta to 1 1
cents each. . . . .
(Jive us a Call! Spot Cash Ml ! Oltfl Pi lo all,
nK iMMUt WKSI OPKKA HOVBK RKTttAHCE.
The Ssmi-Weekly Herald for SI
Is the cheapest paper in the State.
strength with the least
O.io Vaeant lot -I'KltMl feel, forinT
Blghth and Hoatli Main
I hi va.Miit lot an nil h Mtu-l.
One brick ntore hollee on North Id
of ilio I'obli'' BqaaiWk
One liriek ntore hotlrtu on Soiilli
A Is., about 40 bean ti fill building lots
on Mel. ii aud (Hade .Streets, near the
Maii'h riiiI I'.ov'h drnsH
in com, 'li Mats, est
I , cfllltH,
I'.CMt tiihlo oil clot H
15 rente ami 'M
esnts p r yard.
I'Hloil flnir Hi flora, u ciiIm ami IJ
Tlireo-pleoo tin toilet net only $1 Ml.
oho pound I 1 1 r trionlda, I eents
rjaeli : ladi idunl butter iiiaitlu, osatSi
Chair bottom, II to 1 lacuna, eentu,
!i Route ami 10 cents.
tVhitS-waah bruahoe, 10 cents, 1 1 eta.,
19 cents, 21 emits lo HI (rents.
Taint In uslics ft om '! emits to .';! cents
-r a i
H. K. (!iir. Market St. ami Monare.,
N ash viLt.K, Tknn , in front of (WM
Trvntinj Aching Teeth a Sjieeialt;.
Teeth atraetsd Without pain, by tbe
use ot VITALISM) AIR, made h'ttKMii KVK
KV uav. Any one call take it with por-
rect sarutv, young or o!d.
Only duutlata in the Month who nao
this p unless mul harm'eaa ayateiu. This
n li - is p.roi ioeiill v I... ate. I, and all
work warranted to give aatiafaction.
Teeth extractod !c&o
V ii .ii. 11 an administered f-Uo
T-...II, Hi led with silver alloy 7;h
With onamel 75o
With Kold 1 A up
A -rood set of loetb . no
2- st sei of kfitu,"no better made" U
Al'.umillum plates ' extra
l'ooplo from abroad can oomft In the
morning and wear tbelr new teeth home
tho same day. apra 3ui