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ASSOCIATED PRESS DAILY.
SAL KM, PlfGON, tfltlDAY JUTA 10, I8J).
W. J. Bryan
for President on the -Fifth
PRINCE OF BIMETALLISTS
A Renowned Champion of Popular
HE IS A MAN OF THE. PEOPLE.
Who Will Bo Elected f Endorsed
by Other Parties,
Ciucaoo, .Tilly 10.-Tt w:is 8:32 lust
nlKlit before tlie noting ohalrman, Mr
Richardson, rapped long ntul loud for
orJer. It took five minutes to reach n
semblance of order. Senator Jones of
Arkansas, gained recognition and
inucd that tlio convention proceed to
the nomination of a candidate for
president. It was carried with a
roar, Chairman ltlcnardson an
nounced that the roll of stntcs would
be called for tlio presentation or can
dadatcs. Alabama was the 11 rat to be called,
and the chairman announced that the
state would be passed for the present.
Arkansas came next.
"Arkansas yields to Senator Vest of
Missouri," shouted Senator Jones, and
there was a wave of applause from
the J!apd adherents.
Ijalqr Vcsj llrs, mejitlpfl qf the
name uf Bland brought nut ii short
J dcmqii'jtratjqn, T4p senator's, clos-
i qg nris were tlio signal for another
. lllini (jctnpnstraUon. this Ump long,
louil and pnf,hti9!asto. wqs four
teen minutes before unit irmuo wen-
rtlon attempted to njieok tie demon-
Governor Overnieyer, of Kansas,
!bean a seconding speech under dllll-
cultles, for a small riot was stirring
Id front of the platform, when ho
ept his right arm across the arena.
On the call of California, Chairman
pV. "VY. F6otc announced that thb
Hfhteen vojes of thnf'stntp were In-
jirac;ca for fSenntor Stephen M.
White, but under the positive request
tfMr. White, hs name would not up
Panted. Ex:GoYprnpr Waaler, of
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liaBjustrepolvpd i very largp slhi:
crpntrnr KPods reot from Npw York,
JnitUieyliavo the latest stylo fur
Fedora hnU, and straw hats of all
sizes. Summer underwear for ladles
and gents, hosiery, ribbons, Inces.laco
curtains, ombrolderles, tablo llnon,
bed spreads, towels, crash, tablo oil
cloths, laundrled, negligee and work
shirts, suspenders, gloves, Jmndker
chlefs, overalls and Jackets. Wc al
ways keep a lino lino of clothing for
men nnd boys, and tlio celebrated
s 1 1-1
Rliruq nf nil lelnil
w per cent,
Connecticut, announced that the Con
necticut delegation was In conference
and desired to be passed for the
II. T. Lewis, of Geoigla, nominated
Hryan, which was followed by a de
monstration. Clute, of North Caro
lina, and Williams, of Massachusetts,
seconded Hryan, as did also Kcrnan,of
Louisiana. "Wlicn Indiana was
reached Turplo nominated Governor
Matthews. At this point the con
fusion In tliu hull was mi great that
nothing could be heard. Only the
threat to hold the proceedings behind
closed doors restored order,
Boles wus placed In nomination py
Frederick White, of Iowa. When he
closed ) woman n white led the
demonstration by waving banner
pud crying '(Boles, Holes, Holes," In
a uilnutc the Coliseum WUHatlamc for
John Ithca, of Kentucky, nominated
Hlnokburn, YVhcp Massachusetts was
reached her chairman arose and said;
UBy the unanimous vote of tho con
vention of Massachusetts we were In
structed to uliicc 111 nomination Gov
ernor Russqll, hut by hi direction,
and uecuuso of the platform e de
cline to make tlio nomination. "
Tho first business in order was to
ballot for president. There seems to
be some doubt as to whether a two
third vote of all states was required
to nominate or simply two-thirds of
tho vote given. The best authorities
say tho latter, and these, are based on
that supposition, as tlio rules of tho
last convention, which govern this,
"Two-thirds of vote given." There
are in all 030 yotcs, but It is expectec
n number win. rofralnj from voting.
XHE OpENJNQ TODAY
Hill v not attend .hp convention,
today. It b 8ad hp s tpp 111. It has
nbo been Iparped that' Tillman v
o to Bryan pi) flip sepppd aljof. Hp
is. for B.iupkh,nrn on thptirst.
t is predlptcd by somp of tho prom-.
Incut delegates that after Bryan and
Hland lmvo expended their strength
on each other there will lie u break to
Stevenson and Teller. It Is said that
the Boles votes aro likely to split up
nfter the first ballot. Bland's strength
Is put at 350 to 375. Bryan's about
The New York delegation lias sen
a committee to IHU's hotel, to try an
get him t como o tho convention.
Ilarrlty nominates Robert E. Pattl
son for prcslndent.
' Maddlngly, of District- qf Colum
bia, spppnds thp npmjnatjpn, of Mp-.
nnd sizes. Al
PU linfl snVP IBtc
LLenn. M i'ler of Oregon, presents the
name of rennoycr for president. The
nominations for president closed. The
roll of slates was ordered for the Itrst
' I'lnST HALLOT IN DETAIL.
I Alabama 22 Holes, Arkansas
, Bland. Connecticut 2 Russell,
blank: l)elauue3 PaUNon, 1 Hryan,
2 blank, Floilda, Hland 2, Bryan 1,
1 Holes 1, Patlleou 1. Blackburn 1, Mat-
tlivws 2. OcoriEln 20 lliran. IUIiiiiIm4H
Bland, Kentucky 2(1 Blackburn, Indlna
:io Mnn.ii..s. i.,w,iit n.,ii.c K..c,w '
' 20 Bland, Loulsaua 1(1 Bryan, Idaho 0
"'I ' -.! .....-..,
Bland, Maine 5 Paulson, 2 Bland, 2
Hryan, 3 blank; Maryland II Paulson,
4 Hiyan, 1 blank; Massachusetts
passed, Michigan 0 Biynu, I Boles, 5
Bland, 10 blank, Minnesota i Steven
son. 2 Brvau. 1 Hlackbuiu. 2 PaUlson.
4 Botes, Oregon 8 Ponnoycr, Pennsyl-
vnnla 01 Pattlson, Rhode lslnnd
Pattlson, 2 blank, South Carolina n
TIHman, 1 blank, South Dakatn 0
llryaq, 1 PattUon, 1 blank, Tennessee
gl Bland, vote challenged several
Votes, cast for Bryan; Texas 20 Bland,
Utah 0 Hland, Vermont 4 Bryun.v.4
ljlnn'k; Mississippi 13 Brynn, Mis
souri 31 Bland, Montana 2 Blackburn,
4 Bland, Nebraska 1(1 Bryan, Nevada
a Matthews. 3 MoLcanj Now Hamp
shire 7 blank, 1 Pattlson; New Jersey
deollnes to vote. Cheers and hisses.
New York declines to vote. Great
cheering. Chairman tries In vain to
to restrain demonstration. Audience
quieting down. North Carolina 22
for Bryan, North Dakota 0 for Boles,
Ohio 40 McLean under unit rule;
Ohio's voto challenged and roll of
state ordered. Including Ohio vote
stands Bland 130, Boles 70, Matthews
37, McLean 40, Bryan 117. Blackburn
30, Pattlson 23, Campbell 1, Russell 5,
Virginia 24 Blackburn, Washington
Bryan, 7 Hland; West Vlrglna 12
Blackburn, 'Wisconsin declines to
yqte. Hogan of Wisconsin says tho
unit rule does not exist and demands
flic right tp vp.tc. General n.rnilfj un-.
dcrtllP Inatruotinns, pf-thp-majority
uig bsp.ho ppwer ip tho matter.
Qhair 'decides instructions are not
to abstain from voting but minority
oannot cast tho entire voto of tho
atato. Wisconsin 10 Bryan, Black
burn Wyoming (1 Blackburn; Alaska
for Bland, Arizona 0 Blnnd, District
of Columbia 5 McLean. Now Mexico
0 Bland, Oklahoma 0 Bland, Indian
Territory 0 Bland.
Oltlclal llrst ballot after correction
on account of absentees and declin
ations to vote: Bland 233, Boles 80,
Matthews 07, McLcnn 53, Bryan 105,
Blackburn 83, Pattlson 03, Campbell
2, Russell 2, Ponnoyer 10, Tllman lf ,
HU 1, Stoyeuson. 2, Telloy 8, not vpt-.
B.lnp.t 20', Hplca W, Mtthpwfl30,
llryap 18Q, llllaokburu 30, Pattlson 00,
Pennoycr 8, Stevenson 0, Hill 1.
A OOLD TICKET.
Thoro wns consternation supremo In
tho gold ranks early this morning
when It was learned that Senator
Hill was not going to bo present.
New Yorkers wero furious over tho
matter. Tho reason given for hl
atepn.cp m Wnpss,
HTJien hp ought to oomo on a bed,"
said Lieut. Gov. Sheehan. "Hill
should bo sent for at onco." said Sen
ator Carter, "if wo nro going to have
a bolt, lets have It, but don't let us
have tho semblance of such n tiling
and sit hero like fools."
Tho situation was exciting. Finally
there camo sweeping rqmojjB that
thero wouUl b3 a, new convention with
a geld platform and gold ticket.
William C. Whitney said: "We
have already taken nieas toward thQ
accomplishment of tUt end AY
shall know in thirty Uas just wuat
the people want us to do, and we shall
"Will there bo a gold ticket nomi
nate?" "That depends upon tho action of
the commltteo already appointed.
At our meeting Saturday we provided
f0P a committee, onp troyi each iqld.
, i .'.VI "i j J. ' " rrr
state, who should upon Ill's return
home reel the pulse of his poop'le and
report to Senator Gray of Delaware,
his llndlngs. Using those tindln.gsnsa
basis, we will come to a Judgment as
'to the advisability of putting out a
ticket and a Democratic piriform.
The present trend appears m oo in
favor of a new ticket and platform."
On second ballot, those not
1(!, Bland 281; Boles 37; Mrftthows
:"; McLean 53; Blackburn II; ijattison
UK): Bryan 187; Ponnoyor, s; Mieu
M, 10i um 1. Teller 8,
On third ballot Oregon dropped
Peiinoycrnnd voted Bryan 5; Bland 2;
McLean 1. Third ballot stood, not
voting 102; Bland 201; Boles.:jtl; Mat
thews 34; McLean r4; lltynn 210;
Blackburn 27; Pntllsun 07; Stevenson
! "Ill I
ballot Oregon cast solid
for Bryan. Fourth ballot stood absent
and not voting 102; Bland 241, Boies
33, Matthews 60., McLean 4(J, Hryan
280. Cheers greeted this. Blackburn
87, Pattlson 00, Stevenson s Hill 1.
Yote cast 700; necessary to cllolcc 512.
Announcement of tho largo voto for
Bryan, caused u repetition of yester
day's demonstration. Nlnotccn states
nnd territories carried thelrStnndards
to tho Nebraska delegation. ' Tho en
tire convention stood on cluilrs, wav
ing lints and newspapers cjintalnlng
pictures of Bryan. Tho Illinois dele
gation held a caucus, nnd decided to
voto for BryiHi on tlio next ballot.
Wm. Jennlng Bryan was nominated
for president on tho fifth ballot.
SKETCH OP THE NOMINEE.
William Jennings Bryanv waa born
In Salem, Ma.(an opupty, Illinois,
March 10, 1800; attended school until
15 years of age, spending his vacations
on the farm; in tho fall of 1875 entered
Whipple academy, at Jacksonville,
Illinois, entered HUn'pls college,
Jacksonville, lp 1877; completed a
clusslcal course and wtuj ..graduated
with the highest honors in 188iaU
tended Union college of law, Chicago,
Illinois, fdrtwo years, during which
tlmo ho was conneced with tho olllco
of ox-Sonator Lyman Trumbull; be
gan tho practice of his profession at
Jacksonville; removed to Lincoln,
Nebraska, October 1, 1887, and became
a member of the llrm of Talbot &
Bryan; never hold an olc,ctVA o.'Nco
prior to his, election to congress; was
elected to tho Fifty-second and re-,
elected to tho Flty-thlrd-congress as a
Democrat, receiving 13,784 vo,tost
against 13,044 vote? for Allen W.Flcld,
Republican 803 votes, for R. W. Max
Vfell, prohibitionist, and 2,400 votes
Jerome Sliamp, Populist
N,E,W YQHIC VflTHDHAVfa.
In roll will of states for tho first
ballot, the Now York announcomont i
was awaited eagerly aH tho Demo
cracy of the cast was looking to tho
Empire stato for keynotes. Govornor
'In view of tho platform adopted
by this convention and Itsnctlons and
proceedings, I am Instructed by the
Now York (lplpftntlon to say wo will
not participate In tlio cleotlonof.a
oandldatafor president and vice-president,
nnd tlieroforo decline to vote."
Tlio great body of New York adher
ents In the galleries sent up a storm
of approval and other cries were
heard of "put 'em out, put 'em out."
reached a hlgl pitch, and an Immenso
p,rowd gathered when the Jouiinal
bulletin announced Bryan's nomina
tion, put upallfe-slzo plctnrci W
swung out the OHlpo. (lag In. honor of
tho occasion. Admirers of Bryan Im
mediately began fo ralson fund to flro
tho cannon that had not been tired for
FOB VICE PRESIDENT.
It Is said, on good authority, that
Ohio's action In breaking to Bryan
will almost certainly give the vice
presidency to John R. MjCLcflfy of
Tlio chairman declares the voto on
Children Cry for
Brynn unanimous, a majority voting
for it. Tlio demonstrations aro re
nowed, though participant" seem
pretty well exhausted by previous.
Convention takes a recess to 4 p. m.
WILLIAM JENNINGS BRYAN.
Thl.s.youiig Nebraska congressman
or national reputation has today
Ikvii nominated for president In
InlhoSt. Louis Democratic conven
tion. This Is a compliment to the
grunt west, I o the cause or bimetallism,
and lo the young men of the nation.
Win. .).. Bryan Is a model of joung
Amcrcnu manhood the peer of any
man today on the race of th earth.
He will be America's youngest
president. Ho Is an able lawyer,
a statesman of renown, an
orator of matchless eloquence and
above all a man whu has given no
quarter to the mcrcennry plutocratic
administration of Grovcr Cleveland
lu congress or out.
He Is tlio ablest man of the age and
for his age who has liccn produced In
this generation. Ho Is of thowcst.for
the west nnd by tho west. Ho Is typi
cal of tho piescnt generation, and not
of the past. Ho Is the equal on the
platform of .Blalno, Clay, Corwln, or
Baker of Oregon.
Bryan Is tlio foremost champion of
Independent bimetallism among nil
public men of our country. Ho Is a
man who can nnd will unite tho silver
men of all parties into a solid and
Invlnclblo phalanx ngalust the gold
standard and rostore to the American
people sclf-govcrnmeit and prosperity,
A, Poatofnce Ruling.
Chioaqo, July 10. Railroad con
panics no longer may enrry their busi
ness letters over their own roads with
out paying postage to tho government.
An order linn been received rrom Post-
luuster-Gcnornl Wilson by Major
Stewart nnd Postmaster Hosing, In
sisting upon tlio enforcement of tho
postal laws against railways cnrrylng
tholr own lotlers.
An exception is mado In favor of
letters that have to do with tho busi
ness pf tlio train cnrrylng them. But
nil letters to station agents and of
ficials aro forbidden to bo carried
without postngc, and tho Inspectors
aro directed to enforce, the tyw.
Tlui nUrouds, however, will not be
required to mall their letters as ordin
ary citizens and corporations. They,
will bo supplied with A specially
stamped envelope, which they must
cancel on delivery to tho trainmen.
Tho oxnrcss companies have been
using such envelopes for somo years.
WMJ'll I1 I ll '
Ncqto Robber Shot.
Chicago, July 10. Last night W.
Leinerlscc, postmaster of tho suburb
of Forest Park, was sitting In his par
lor In company with his son, his two
daughters and two women visitors,
when tho front door oponcd nnd n
negro carrying a big revolver walked
in. Ho ordered young Lenience to
stand, and when ho (11,4 so, told one of
tho iflrbi to iearoh tho boy's pockets
Siul hand over the money she found.
Wlillo this was going on Mr, Lcmcr
Isco quietly slipped Into the next
room, and, getting his revolver, blew
out tho negro's brains. It is thought
the man Intended tornhthopostotlicc.
Socialist Labor CanJt.
New Yoiiif Jidy 10. Tlio socialist
hi box party, now In convention here,
has nominated Charles II. MuclictttOf
Brooklyn, for president, and Mnithow
McGulrc, of-Patterson,! $ vLt for vice
Dr. Drown Ooca East.
San FuANCiaoo, July 10.-Rey. C
Brown departed for Chicago, last
night, and will probably not return to
tho6ceno of his trouble. Ho may
make Dubuque, la., his old homo, his
headquarters In tho future.
Mew York Surf lolts,
NeV, Ynifr July' 10.--Tho Sun, In
an editorial, formally repudiates the
national Democratic platform, and
supports McKlnley for president.
Children pry for
LYING REPORT SENT
From McMinville by the As
BY OREGONIAN REPORTER
That a Resolution Endorsing Teller
No one expects honest treatment of
the cause of bimetallism at tho hands
of tlio goldbug press. The Orcgonlan
sent a reporter to tho McMlnnvlllo
bimetallic convention to sow discord
and misrepresent tho proceedings.
A resolution urging the nomination
of Teller upon tlio Democratic
national convention was Introduced
by L. II. McMahon of Salem, laid up
on the table until tho commltteo on
resolutions should bo appointed and
theu'to bo referred to that commltteo
which was done by vote of tlio con
vention. This action was falsely construed
liv the mischief making goldbug rep
resentative of the cause of disunion
nnd disharmony, and telegraphed to
Following tu quotations was scut to
tho Associated Press by tho Orcgon
"L. II. McMahon, who hold a proxy
from Marlon county, Introduced a
resolution endorsing Senator Henry
M, Toller, of Colorado, for president
of tho United States, and Instructing
thosecrotary to telegraph tho action of
this convention to tho national Demo
cratic convention at Chicago. This
resolution provoked n very heated dls
cusslon,tho tlghtlastlng for sometime,
nnd it wns finally reforrcd to the com
mltteo on resolutions whoro It was
tabled although very many of the
delegates favored It."
Following Is tho resolutien:
"Tlio Union Bimetallic party, repre
senting a majority of tho voters of
Oregon, lu stato convention assem
bled, extend greetings to tho follow
ers of Jefferson and Jackson In con
vention at Chicago and, mindful of
tho occasion, solicitous for tho futuro
of our country andjonllzlng that only
In unity can thoro bo a successful
effort, wo plead in the name of human
ity for such action upon tho part of
the Democratic party as will further
our efforts to unlto the silver men In
otio harmonious whole, Irrespective of
party affiliations, and to that end wo
commend to your favorablo consider
ation for tho nomination of president,
Henry M. Teller."
This resolution was referred to the
commltteo on resolutions, which did
not table It, but roportcd a substitute
'Resolved that tho blmotnllio stato
convention of Oregon hereby lndorso
tho action of Henry M. Teller lu Ills
act In leaving tho Republican conven
tion nt St Louis."
South Dakota Republicans
Aiiekdeem, S. D., July 10. Form 7
last night ta 0 tills manning tho stato
Republican convention was In sefslon.
without a recess. The session was
fruitful of drnuiatlc Incidents, Incl
(lento, Including tho bolt of 20 Sioux
Falls delegates over tho gold plank.
Tho ticket nominated la:
R. S. Gamhlo and Geo. I. Crawford,
for congress; A.O. Rlng&cud, governer:
IX T. Hiudmnu, lieutenant-governor;
W. O. Ruddle, secretary or (stato; K.
G. Phillips, treasurer; II. E. Mayliow,
auditer: S. V. Jones, attornoy-genoral;
John Lockhart, land commissioner.
Found. Purse, with money In.
Owner can havo same by proving
property and paying for this notice.
Call at Jouiinal Qfllco 7-10-3t
Highest of all in Leavening Tower. Lattst U.S. Gov't Report,
MONEY ISSUE PARAMOUNT.
Prom thb State Union Bimetallic Plat
form. "Tlio paramount lssuo nt this time
in tho United Stntcs is indisputably
the money question. It is between
tlio gold standard, gold bonds and
bank currency on the one side, and
tho bimetallic standard, no bonds and
government currency on the other.
"Oi this issue we declare ourselves
to Iw In favor of a distinctively Amer
ican llnanclal sjstcm. Wo are unal
terably opposed (o the liiglo gold
standard, and demand the Immediate
return to the constitutional standard
of gold nnd silver, by the restoration
by this government, Independently of
nny foreign power, or tho unrestricted
coinage of both gold nnd silver Into
standard money, at tho ratio of 10 to
1, and upon terms of exact equality,
ns they existed prior toH873; the silver
coin to bo a full legal tondor, equally
with gold ror all debts, public and
"Wo hold that tho power to control
nnd regulate a paper currency is insep
arable from tlio powor to coin meney:
nnd hence that all currency Intended
to circulate ns money should bo issued,
nnd its volumo controlled, by tho gen
oral government only, and should bo
legal tender. And wo fiirthordomnud
such legislation ns will prevent the
legal-tender power of olthor gold, sil
ver or paper being limited by special
'Wo thcreforo confidently appeal to
tho pcoplo of tho United States to
Icavo In nboyanco for tho moment all
other questions, howovor Important,
nnd oven momentous, they may ap
pear; to sunder, If need bo, nil party
tics and nnilintlons, nnd unlto In ono
supremo effort to frco themselves nnd
tholr children from tho domination of
tho money powor a power moro
destructive than nny which has ever
been fastened upon tho civilized men
of any raco In nny ago. And upon tho
consummation of our desires nnd
oHorts wo Invoko tlio gracious favor
of Dlvlno Providence.
Tho delegates to tho national bime
tallic convention elected by this stato
convention nro authorized, empow
ered and Instructed to labor for n
union of all reform forces ntSt. Louis
in the naming of candidates for tlio
presidency and vlcc-prcsldcncy of tho
United Stntcs, to bo voted for at tho
November olcctlon, who shall by tho
record of their lives, as well as by tho
platform, bo bound to tho establish
ment of a distinctive Amorlcnu llnan
clal system, as horelu outlined.
Stole a Fortune.
New Yokic, July 10. Advices from
Barranqullla, United States of Colom
bla, tell of tho theft of 9250,000 by two
young mon of high social station. One
is a. nepliowof a high onlclul. Tho
monoy was In course of trnsmlsslou
through tho mall. Tho robbery
was accomplished by breaking Into
tho posttilllco at night. Tlio next day,
tlio deed being discovered, Inquiry
wns set on foot and a largo part of tho
stolen money was found In tho posses
sion of tho two young men. Tho bal
nnco wns unrccovcrcd, but will prob
ably Iw reimbursed by relatives of tho
young men, to savo them from tho
consequences of ths crime.
Besieged Dotn Rescued.
Saubiiuiiy, Mntabcloland, July 10.
BcaPs column nrrlvcd nt Englotorn,
near hero, nnd 250 Boors In a laager,
05 women, 114 children mid 45 rifles'
among them. They had been be
sieged and cut off from tho world for
months. Thoy recently sallied from
tlio laager, burned tho kraals and
killed 100 Insurgent natives,
Great l'rce Trader Dead.
i Cleveland, O. July 10. Ex-Con-'
grcssmnn Frank Hurddled today.
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