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Tne Bay City Experiences a Little Eastern
Summer Weather.
Two Men Receive Shocks From the
Electric Current.
Fifty Per Cent, of the Grain Crop in
Eastern Washington Ruined by
the Hot Spell—A Farmer Fatally
Shot by His Neighbor at Spokane-
Attempt to Rob the Treasury
Office at Bakersfield.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 10.—A mid-
July thunder shower startled the city
eb'.ut $ this morning. It confirmed the
p:oneer in his belief that the climate
was changing, and made the Eastern
tourists feed at home.
Though the thunder didn't sound very
loud and the lightning Hash was not
very vivid, the electrical storm created
considerable disturbance on the water
f ron t.
The electric lights of the day circuit
In the Chief Wharfinger's office were
"doused," the telephone rattled like a
pack of fire-crackers and the electric
wires in the building cracked like the
trolley wire of an electric road.
Amos Rohls, one of the workmen in
Fun-man Dietz's gang, was engaged in
attaching a steel rod to an iron column
When the crash came. The shock knock
ed the workman down and rendered his
limbs powerless. His whole body was
rigid and numb, and for a while it was
feared that the man had been paral
yzed by the stroke. His fellow work
men rubbed his extremities, and it was
half an hour before circulation could be
restored. The rod which the man held
vas magnetized by the electric current.
At another part of the front one of
Foreman Blennerhassett's men was
walking along the wharf, carrying a
crowbar. The bar became magnetized,
the shock nearly knocking the bearer of
It off his feet.
Captain Blennerhassett was himself
the hero of a stj-ange experience. He
was carrying a steel rod. The lightning
struck the bar and made it feel like a
red-hot poker.
A workman repairing the track of the
Mission-street line is also reported to
have received a shock which knocked
him down. He was not seriously hurt.
This is probably the first time in the
history of the city that lightning has
ever struck anybody. Though the re
sult was not serious, it was certainly a
great surprise.
Tried in Vain to Rob the County-
Treasury Vault.
BAKERSFIELD, July 10.—Burglars
attacked a vault in the County Treas
urer's office last night. They broke off
the knfib of the dial plate and drilled
three holes in the plate, but broke the
drill and left it in the hole. They were
unable to open the door. Had they got
through the outside door there was an
other one to open, and inside the vault
the coin is in a burglar-proof double
ruor safe. There was $13,000 in it.
They ajre believed to be the same gang
of burglars who tried to blow open the
safe in McDonald's drug store a few
wteks ago.
One Man Killed and Another Badly
SAN JOSE, July lo.—The pumping
engine exploded on Lion's ranch, ad-
Joining this city, at noon. Antonio Cam
a. aged 6. a bystander, was instant
ly killed. Engineer James Parish had
his skull fractured and was otherwise
1 sdly hurt. He may recover. Parish,
who was a few feet away, ran toward
th.- engine and had taken but a few
Btepg when the explosion occurred. It
was heard several blocks.
Rates to be Restored.
Fouthern Pacific Railroad Company and
the Oregon Railway and Navigation
C"tnapny patched up a truce to-day,
and the immediate result is an advance
in rates between San Francisco and
★—OUR—* j
fiat Departieit
Deducted from regular prices.
608, «^tf?^^B
Portland, effective on the 21st inst.
Steamer rates will be increased from
$5 first class to $12, and from $2 50 sec
ond class to $6. It is stated that the
Southern Pacific will withdraw the Ore
ogn special train leaving San Fran
cisco on steamer days for Portland and
the Sound.
Drowned in a Swimming Tank.
SPOKANE (Wash.), July 10.—Conrad
Nuesuess, aged ."». a cigar manufact
urer of this city, committed suicide this
morning by drowning himself in the
swimming tank at Natatorium Park.
He leaves a widow and three children.
Suicide at Los Angeles.
LOS ANGELES, July 10.—Marma
duke R. Hiland, an insurance agent,
drowned himself in Echo Lake this
morning*. He had been drinking heav
ily and was despondent. A wife and
family sur\ hre him.
Grain Crop Ruined.
SPOKANE (Wash.), July 10.—It is es
timated that SO pei- cent, of the wheat
crop cf Eastern Washington and por
tions of Idaho has already been ruined
by the present unprecedented hot spell.
Fatal Quarrel Over a Debt.
SPOKANE (Wash.), July I(l.—Peter
Johnson, a prominent fanner, was fa
tally shot by a neighbor, Charles King,
to-day. They quarreled over a debt.
(Continued from First Page.)
gratulating everybody else, whether
friend or stranger. It is a tribute to
Mr. Bryan's personal popularity among
all classes, and an expression of grati
fication at the honor done one of
Omaha's citizens. Nothing approaching
or like it has ever been witnessed in the
DENVER, July 10.—The nomination
of Bryan was a general surprise to Colo
rado, and while the great crowds before
the bulletin boards cheered the nominee,
the more conservative wanted to know
something about the man before com
mitting themselves. A few hours later
the Denver people satisfied themselves
of his record, and they now talk of ma
jorities for him ranging from 25,000 to
50,000 votes. A classmate of Bryan's
in Union College Law School, practic
ing here, states that fearlessness and
loyalty to principles are the leading
characteristic traits.
"It will now be a contest of the peo
ple against money." said D. H. Moifitt,
President of the First National Bank.
"I am glad they have named a candi
date whose personal character is be
yond reproach, and whose life has been
clean. Although a Republican. I can
vote for him, and Colorado will of course
give him a great majority."
Governor Mclntyre, Republican, says:
"Bryan is magnetic, and he will put
plenty of enthusiasm into the campaign.
His silver record will elect him."
Nearly every town in the State to
night is celebrating the victory.
SALT LAKE, July 10.—The town is
wild with enthusiasm for Bryan. Can
nons are beting fired and fireworks sent
up. General rejoicing, in which Demo
crats and Republicans unite, is the or
der. Ninety-five per cent, of the Repub
licans of the city, on being interviewed,
declare they will support Bryan and
free silver.
Judge Goodwin, editor of the Salt
Lake "Tribune." the leading Republican
paper in the State, says: "Bryan is the
best man named in the convention. He
will come neartr getting the indorse
ment of the Populists, will come nearer
harmonizing aJI the elements of the
Democratic party, than any man who
could have been selected from among
the names which went before the con
vention, and I believe tie will be elect
ed. I believe he will carry every State
west of the Allegheny Mountains."
OGDEN, July lo.—Ogden City and
Northern Utah have gone absolutely
wild with enthusiasm at the news of
I the nomination of Bryan for President.
When the announcement came from the
wires the enormous crowds which were
gathered tn front of the telegraph oflice
broke out with cheer after cheer. The
entire city is awake to-night, and meet
ings are being held to prepare for the
grandest ratification meeting ever held
in the State. Reports from all over the
S.it ■ indicate that Bryan is the man of
all men for Utah citizens, regardless of
party. All towns are enthusiastic in
th> ir d- lii'Uisttations, and the corning
ft m days will usher In one grand con -
tinuKMU ratification of the nomination
of the youthful candidate from Ne
Presidential nominee of the Democratic
Convention left many friends behind j
him last season on the coast when he ;
was lecturing here. The news of his
election to-day was therefore received j
with marked gratification in all the
Wesf m towns.
In San Francisco the crowds gathered J
about the bulletin boards cheered en
! thusiastically when the result of the i
\ fifth ballot was posted. Those of the
leading California Populists who have j
I been interviewed are not disposed to
I commit themselves, While they admire!
! Mr. Bryan and the cause he represents, I
j tin platform does not wholly please j
Three of the eight delegates from the I
State of Washington have wired the'
i Nebraska Orator thslr congratulations
J and assurances that they will tarry the
1 State for him. In Seattle and Tacoma
Vigorous demonstrations were held this
;et ening in honor of Bryan's nomination,
and tile prominent Populists and dis
j Renting Republicans almost to a man
' express their approval of the result of
the convention.
Few Oregon points rave been heard
I from, but reports at hand from that
State would indicate that Mr. Bryan's
candidacy is far from unpopular. Mayor
i Pennoyer*i warmest supporters in Port
land have declared emphatically for
! Bryan.
In Reno, Xev.. the nomination was re
ceived with the wildest enthusiasm.
Bonfires were lighted, cannons dis
charged and every lawful means of
showing their appreciation Of Mr. Bry
an's selection was used by the friends
of silver. Chairman J. B. McCullough
jof the Populist State Central Committee
stated to a United Press reporter to
night that Mr. Bryan was a most ac
! ceptable candidate to the Populists of
Nevada, ami that the delegation to St.
; Louis, of which he was Chairman, would
! certainly use every effort to have him
Indorsed by the Populist National Na
tional Convention. Other leading Pop
ulists expressed the same sentiment.
At Phoenix, A. T., a monster ratifica
tion meeting has been arranged for to
; morrow night, when all the leading
I Democrats, Populists and silverites of
the State will take part. The friends of
silver regardless of party are delighted
| with Bryan's nomination.
I Conrad Young, artistic photos, 421 J.»
Highest of aU in Leavening Power.—Latest U. & Govt Report
absolutely pure
(Continued from First Page.)
state; Idaho and other States that had
previously voted for other candidates,
fed the movement. They were quickly
followed in the order named by New
Mexico, California. Nevada. District of
Columbia, Idaho, Minnesota, Washing
ton and Indian Territory, who all raised
their s-tandards and joined in the gen
eral SBOUt for Bryan.
Then a procession was started, the
standards of twenty-two States and
Territories being Dome around the hall
amid a perfect tornado of cheering.
Then Illinois joined in, and Florida fol
lowed. Ohio came in, and a brief spell
of silence followed as the rumor passed
around that a deal was on with McLean
for second place.
After fifteen minutes of this perform
ance the announcement of the result
was announced, and the fourth ballot
was officially announced as follows:
Alabama—Bryan 22.
Arkansas—Bland 16.
California—Bland 2, Boies 1, Mat
thews 2, Bryan 12, Blackburn 1.
Colot ado— Bryan 8.
Connecticut—Pattison 2, not voting
Delaware—Bryan 1, Pattison 3, not
voting 2.
. Florida—Matthews 3, Bryan 3.
Georgia—Bryan 26.
Idaho —Bryan »i.
Illinois—Bland 48.
Indiana—Matthews 30.
lowa —Boies 26.
Kansas —Bryan 20.
Kentucky—Blackburn 2G.
Louisiana—Bryan 1(1.
Maine—Bland 2, Bryan 2, Pattison . r >,
not voting 3.
Maryland—Bryan 5, Pattison 10, not
vcting 1.
Massachusetts—Bland 2, Bryan 1,
Pattison 3, Stevenson 5, Hill 1, not vot
ing 18.
Michigan—Bryan 28.
Minnesota—Bland 1, Bryan 10, Stev
enson 2, not voting .".
Mississippi—Bryan 18.
Missouri —Bland 34.
Montana —Bland 0.
Nebraska—Bryan Id.
Nevada —Bryan '!.
New Hampshire—Pattison 1, not vot
ing 7.
New Jersev —Pattison 2, not voting
New York—Not voting 72.
North Carolina—Bryan -2.
North Dakota —Boies G.
Ohio—McLean 4*'>.
Oregon—Bryan 8.
Pennsylvania—Pattison 64.
Rhode Island—Pattison 0, not voting
South Carolina—Bryan 18.
South Dakota—Bryan 7, Pattison 1.
Tennessee —Bland 24.
Texas—Bland 30.
Utah—Bland »i.
Vermont—Bryan 4, not voting 4.
Virginia—Bland 24.
Washington—Bland 6, Bryan 2.
West Virginia—Bland 10, Bryan L
Stevenson I.
Wisconsin —Bryan .">, not voting IU.
Wyoming—Bryan 6.
Alaska—Bland »».
Arizona —Bland »!.
District of d/lumbia—Matthews 1,
Bryan 5.
New Mexico—Bland (J.
Oklahoma—Bland •>.
Indian Territory—Bland 6.
Totals—Bland 241, Boies 33, Matthews
"'., McLean 4C. Bryan 280, Blackburn
27, Pattison 1)7, Stevenson 8, Hill 1, not
voting 101.
Immediately after the announcement
of the fourth ballot the Chairman said
that the proceedings had reached the
stage where it was necessary for the
Chair to state his connection with the
two-thirds' rule. A careful examina
tion left but one decision open to the
Chair. The noise and confusion in the
hall made the Chairman pause.
"Oh, genth men," he remonstrated,
'"do keep quiet." (Cries of "Sit down,
sit down.")
The Chairman resumed his statement,
and said that the two-thirds' rule had
been acted on without objection ever
since its adoption in the Ohio conven
tion of 1852. The rule read that: 'Two
thirds ot the whole number of votes
shall be necessary to nomination for
President or Vice-President." There
fore, in the opinion of the Chair, two
thirds of tie- votes given would nom
inate th- candidates for President and
Vice-Presid. nt. (Cheers.)
"Call the roll," he ordered, and the
fifth ballot was begun.
At 2:4.> the fifth roll-call was begun,
and it soon became evident that Bryan
would secure votes enough on this bal
lot to nominate him by the necessary
When Kentucky, which was one of the
States which did not join in the procea
sion. was reached, Rhea, who had put
Blackburn in nomination, rose and said:
••While Kentucky loves her candidate,
and would be glad to see him elected
| President, yet as he served in the Con
j federate army they don't seem to want
I him. (Faint hisses.) Therefore Ken-
I treky takes pleasure in casting her 2(3
| votes for the world's greatest orator,
W. J. Bryan." (Cheers.)
Illinois, which had asked to be asked,
cast her 4* votes for Bryan. This left
him with 44('< votes, six short of the ne
cessary number.
Illinois which had asked to be passed,
east her 4S votes for Bryan.
Oklahoma changed her six votes from
Bland to Bryan, making 1.>4.
Then Ohio withdrew the name of Mc-
Lean and cast 4(! votes for Bryan, mak
ing his total 500.
Before the result was announced, but
when it was known that Mr. Bryan had
received within a few of the necessary
number of votes. Governor Stone of
Missouri ascended the platform, and as
soon as order could be obtained he ad
dressed the convention in these words:
"Gentlemen of the Convention: Two or
three days since I received this note,
which I will now read in your hearing,
from Richard Parks Pland: 'I wish it
tJ be understood that I do not desire the
nomination unless it is the judgment of
the free silver delegates that I would be
the strongest candidate. It it shall at
any time appear that my candidacy is
the least obstruction to the nomination
of any candidate who is acceptable to
the free coinage delegates of the conven
tion, or one more acceptable to a major
ity of those delegates than myself, I
wish my name, at once, unconditionally
withdrawn from further consideration.
I am willing to waive State instructions
for me, If need be, and to let the free
silver delegates decide the whole matter.
The cause must be put above the man.'
"I came to this great city," continued
Stone, "as one ot" the delegates from
Missouri, voicing the sentiment of the
Democracy ot" that State, to present for
your deliberation the name of that il
lustrious commoner for whom many of J
you have expressed a preference by your |
votes in this convention. To those who j
have been our friends in this struggle 1
desire now to return my grateful thanks,
but following the direction of Mr. Bland !
himself, that whenever a majority of
silver delegates expressed their prefer
ence for another he desired his name
withdrawn, now. In the name of Mis
souri, I lower the standard under which
we have fought throughout this con
vention, and in Its place I lift that of
the gifted and glorious son of Nebraska.
(Lroud and long continued Cheering.)
"We have chosen a splendid leader,
beautiful as Apollo, intellectual beyond
comparison, a great orator, a great
scholar, but above all, there Is beating
in his breast a heart that throbs in con
stant sympathy with the great masses
of the people and instinct with the high
est sentiments of patriotism. We will
not only name him, but I believe with
as much confidence as I can believe
anything in the future, we will elect him
by a very large majority in November.
And. gentlemen of the convention, we
will inaugurate not only a Democratic
Administration at Washington, but one
that will be set down as among the
purest and alblest and the most illus
trious of American history.
"So, now, gentlemen, 1 withdraw the
r.ame of Richard Parks Bland and
cast the thirty-four votes of the State
of Missouri for William J. Bryan."
Governor Stone was listened to with a
silence such as no other orator had been
honored with except Mr. Bryan him
self, and at the close of his effective
little speech he was loudly cheered.
Judge Van Wagenen of lowa was
next recognized. He said the lowa del
egation bore to Chicago with them from
Governor Boies a message saying that
he had only the success of the party at
heart; that he would not be disappoint
ed if he was not named, but he would
be disappointed if success did not come
in November. If they ofimd when they
arrived at Chicago that some other
candidate than he was the choice, then
his name was to be withdrawn. Act
ing under these instructions, he for
mally withdrew the name of Horace
I.fries and cast the 20 votes of lowa for
W. J. Bryan.
Senator Jones stood on his chair to
announce that Arkansas changed her
vote of 16 from Bland to Bryan.
Montana changed their six votes from
Bland to the winner, the Chairman de
claring that it was the intention of his
State to stick to Bland from first to
last, and they had done their duty.
Senator Turpie of Indiana mounted
the platform and said amid great noise
and confusion that the delegates from
Indiana had stood from first to last for
the disinguished Chief Magistrate of
Indiana; but, in view of the wave
which had just swept over the conven
tion, he was now authorized to with
draw the name of Governor Matthews
i ; nd to cast the vote of Indiana for Will
iam J. Bryan of Nebraska. (Cheers.)
"In view of the unity which shuold
prevail in the convention, I move that
the nomination of William J. Bryan be
made unanimous." (Cheers.)
After the vote of Texas had been
shifted to Mr. Bryan, the Chairman put
the question on Senator Turpie's mo
tion to make the nomination unani
mous, and declared it carried—only a
few votes in the negative coming from
the Pennsylvania delegation.
When the announcement was made
all order was cast to the winds. The
delegates and the audience began to
cheer and wave hats, flags and banners,
while the march around the sections
was again taken up. A band of music
entered the hail from the vestibule and
marched at the head of the procession
playing "Marching Through Georgia"
and other popular aits, in the chorus
of which many of those present joined.
"Dixie," which the band also played,
had the usual effect of hightening the
enthusiasm, and was cheered again
and again.
At 3:45 p. m. the Sergeant-at-Arms,
in behalf of the Chairman, succeeded in
getting a hearing so as to be able to
announce that the convention stood in
recess until 8 p. m.
Alabama—Bryan 22.
Arkansas—Bland 16.
California —Bryan 18.
Colorado—Bryan 8.
Connecticut—Pattison 2, not vot
ing 10.
Delaware--Bryan 1, Pattison 3, not
voting 2.
Florida—Matthews 1, Bryan 7.
Georgia—Bryan 26.
Idaho—Bryan 6.
Illinois—Bryan 4S.
Indiana—Matthews 30.
lowa—Boies 2»>.
Kansas—Bryan 20.
Kentucky—Bryan 26.
Louisiana—Bryan 16.
Maine—Bryan 4, Pattison 4, not vot
ing 4.
Maryland—Bryan 5, Pattison 10, not
voting 1.
Massachusetts—Bryan 6, Pattison 3,
Stevenson 2, Hill 1, not voting 18.
Michigan—Bryan 28.
Minnesota—Bryan 11, Stevenson 2,
not voting 5.
Mississippi—Bryan 18.
Missouri—Bland 34.
Montana—Bland 6.
Nebraska—Bryan 16.
Nevada—Bryan 6.
New Hampshire^—Pattison 1, not vot
ing 7.
New Jersey—Pattison 2, not vot
ing IX.
New York—Not voting 72.
North Carolina—Bryan 22.
North Dakota—Bryan 4, Stevenson 2.
•Ohio—Bryan 46.
Oregon—Bryan 8.
Pennsylvania—Pattison 64.
Rhode Island—Pattison 6, not vot
ing 2.
South Carolina—Bryan 18.
South Dakota—Bryan 8.
Tennessee —Bryan 24.
Texas—Bland 30.
Utah—Bland 3, Bryan 3.
Vermont—Bryan 4, not voting 4.
; Virginia—Bryan 24.
Washington—Bland 4, Bryan 4.
, West Virginia—Bland 7, Bryan 2.
Turpie 1. Stevenson 2.
Wisconsin —Bryan 5, not voting 19.
Wyoming—Bryan 6.
Alaska —Bland 6.
Arizona —Bryan fi.
i District of Columbia—Bryan 6.
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some colorings to correspond with the pretty effects
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»a»— Toadies' S2 Parasols reduced to $1 20. —
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Laities' S3 Parasols reduced to SI 65. ZZ*m
Ladies' S3 SO Parasols reduced to S2 10.
g" ladies' Si SO Parasols reduced to S2 75. -
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Tliildreu's 7Sc Parasols reduced to 35c. 3
' Children's St Parasols reduced to 50c. —-*g
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White French Chip Pokes
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New Mexico —Bryan *!.
♦•Oklahoma—Bryan 6
Indian Territory—Bryan 6.
Total—Bland 106, Boies 26, Matthews
31, McLean 0, Bryan 500, Turpie 1, Pat
tison 95, Stevenson 8, Hill 1, not voting
The above is the fifth official ballot.
Changes were made thereafter giving
Bryan more than the necessary 512
•Changed from McLean to Bryan.
••Changed from Bland to Bryan.
The proceedings of the evening ses
sion were opened a few minutes before
!> p. m., when Chairman White called
the convention to order.
At that time ex-Governor Flower of
New York and a faiir proportion of the
New York delegates were occupying the
seats in their section. Hill and Whitney
having left the city in the afternoon.
Most of the New Jersey delegates were
also present. The fact that both the
State delegations had declined to par
ticipate in the balloting for the Presi
dential candidate made their presence
a matter of remark.
The Chairman announced that after
the nomination for Vice-President
should be made (whenever that might
be) the Committee on Notification would
at once meet in the rooms of the Com
mrttee on Resolutions, to the right of
the Chair. He then stated that General
Bragg of Wisconsin desired to make
some remarks, and he accordingly in
troduced the gentleman to the conven
General Bragg said: "I rise, Mr.
Chairman, on a question of State priv
ilege. When the delegation of Wiscon
sin was to-day engaged in private con
sultation as to what should be done by
it in the future, some gentleman (I sup-
I>ose he was a gentleman; in fact, I
know him to be such) stole the colors of
our State and passed them as the repre
sentation of my delegation and of my
State into the trail of the victor, for
whom we had refused to cast our votes.
I make this statement not in order to
cast a reflection on anybody, but sim
ply to place the State whicih I represent
aa its Chairman right, so that the rec
ord will show that Aye trailed not the
Wisconsin badger behind the votes of
the majority of this convention."
Mr. Dockery attempted to take the
stand to answer General Bragg's re
marks, and as the two Wisconsin an
tagonists confronted each other General
Bragg shook his finger in Dockery's
face and said: "If you make any per
sonal remarks about me you will suffer
for it."
The Chairman remarked that what
ever asperity might exist between the
gentlemen from Wisconsin they ought
rot to enter into an altercation. He was
satisfied that the gentlemen in the end
would be found supporting the ticket,
and he refused to recognize Dockery for
the purpose of addressing the conven
Dockery then left the stand, and this
terminated the incident.
Governor Stone of Missouri was next
recognized to move an adjournment.
He said the work thus far done had
been, in his judgment, well done, but
they had yet to name an associate for
their great leader on the ticket. He be
lieved this was an important work,
which should not be hastily or incon
siderately performed. It should, on the
contrary, be performed ln the most ma
ture and deliberate manner possible and
to the end that the delegations might
have the opportunity to confer with
each other and arrive at a conclusion
which in the end would strengthen the
ticket, and in order that no mistake
might be made he moved that the con
\ ention do adjourn until 12 o'clock to
The galleries, which were densely
packed, and which to a greater extent
before than last night undertook to take
charge of the proceedings, here inter
posed a loud chorus of noes.
Mr. Henry of Mississippi moved to
make the hour 10 o'clock.
Governor Stone accepted the amend
Mr. Rhea of Kentucky made the point
of order that the motion had not been
seconded, but the Chair, disregarding
the point, ordered the Secretary to call
the roll.
The first open revolt in convention
against the domination of Governor
John P. Altgeld manifested itself when
the Governor, in his capacity as Chair
man of the Illinois delegation, an
nounced the 48 votes of the State for
adjournment. Harry Donovan of Chi
cago, who has been a Boies man from
the start, jumped up to challenge the
accuracy of the count. His note of de
fiance was received with applause from
the Chicago crowds in the galleries who
understood the situation, and cheers fol
lowed each other.
Other delegates who had been luke
warm in their obedience to the Gov
ernor's will,, and restless on numerous
occasions, voted against adjournment.
The vote was 24 ayes, 11 noes. 13 ab
sent. Under the unit rule this vote was
made 4S aye, but Donovan and others
disputed its correctness, shouting that
it took 2~> votes to make a majority.
"What's the matter with Illinois
now?" inquired the Chair, good nat
uredly, and closed the incident by rul
ing in favor of the Governor.
The audience followed the taking of
the vote with quite as much interest as
It had shown on the questions of plat
form and the balloting for a Presiden
tial candidate, and whenever any dele
gation voted "no" on the adjournment
the vote was greeted with loud cheers.
However, when the call of the roll had
proceeded far enough to show that the
motion for adjournment was to prevail,
the crowds, without waiting for the ter
mination of the vote, determined to
"stand not upon the order of their going,
but to go at once," and so they began an
informal and rather tumultuous with
The Clerk went on with the roll-call,
and did not always wait for a reply,
but set down the State as voting "aye,"
and the result was announced as carried
in the affirmative.
The Chair then stated at 0:30 p. m.
that the convention was adjourned until
10 a. m. to-morrow.
Names Mentioned in Connection With
the Nomination.
CHICAGO. July 10.—A conference on
the Vice-Presidential nominee was held
at the Sherman House tc-night. Nearly
every State excepting the gold States
was represented. Governor Stone of
Missouri, Altgeld of Illinois, Senator
Daniel of Virginia and several other
prominent leaders were present. It was
nearly 11 o'clock befora the meeting got
under way. The door was carefully
guarded, and little leaked out as to the
John R. McLean, Governor Matthews,
G. Fred Williams and Joseph Sibley
were talked of, as were others who have
been mentioned in connection with the
second place on the ticket. The relative
strength of each man was considered,
and a message was sent over to Mr.
Bryan to learn his position in regard to
the men most talked cf.
At 12:30 a. m. no decision had been
reached as to who should be placed in
nomination. The consensus of opinion
was that candidates from the South and
from States east of the Alleghanies were
unavailable. This practically killed the
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chances of Sibley and Sewell of Maine,
George Fred Williams and the several
candidates from the South. The split
in the Ohio delegation, which was di
vided between John R. McLean and
Allen Thurman, made it unlikely that
either of these candidates would be se
lected. Governor Matthews of Indiana
seemed to stand the test of criticism
better than the rest of the candidates.
Governor Altgeld discussed the < hance3
of ex-Congressman I-'ithian of Illinois.
Officers Who Will Serve for the En
suing Term.
CINCINNATI. July 10.—It was aft. r
2a. m. when the Grand Lodge of the
Benevolent Protective Order of Elks
completed the installation of officers
and adjourned to meet in Minneapolis
in July, l.S!>7.
While the governing laws have been
changed in many respects, the old
ritual was adopted in preference to the
new one.
The following Grand Officers were
elected: Exalted Kuler, Meade Det
weiler of Harrisburg. Pa.; Grand Sec
retary, George Reynolds of Saginaw,
Mich.; Grand Treasurer, S. A. Orris of
Meadville, Pa.; Esteemed Leading
Knight. B. ML Allen of Birmingham,
Ala.; Esteemed Loyal Knight. Lewis
Houser of Newark. N. J.: Esteemed:
Lecturing Knight, C. M. Poote of Min
neapolis, Grand Trustees — Jerome
Fisher of Jameston, N. ST.; Hunter A.
Craycroft of Dallas, Tex.; George B.
Cronk of Omaha; Court of Appeals—
Thomas Turner of Canton, Ohio; James
A. McHenry of Cumberland. MJ.; Wil
lard C. Vanderliss of Boston; Grand
Esquire, Scott Holmes of Cincinnati.
The Ohio Ex-Congressman Dies From
TOLEDO (O.), July 10—Hon. Frank
H. Hurd, ex-Congressman, lawyer and
one of the most prominent Democrats of
Ohio, died here this morning after an
illness of five days. The immediate
cause of death was apoplexy.
Frank Hunt Hurd was born in Mount
Vernon, Ohio, December 25, 1841. He
was graduated in Kenyon College in
18.»! S. After his admission to the bar he
became County Prosecuting Attorney
in 1863, and a State Senator in IN<H>. In
1574 he was elected Representative in
Congress as a Democrat from Ohio and
served one term, being defeated in 1876.
He was again elected in 1878 and 1882,
but was deft ated in 1880 and 1886. Hurd
had been conspicuous as an active ad
vocate of free trade doctrines. He codi
fied the criminal laws of Ohio in 18G8.
Professional Assurance.
Dr. A , who prides himself on his
powers of diagnosis, was called In to see
a lady. "I see that you are ailing," be
at once observed with a knowing smile.
"Slight attacks of indigestion and nerv
ous irritability "
"Sir "
"Allow me to finish. Your constitu
tion is out of order "
"Excuse me." the lady interrupted.
"It is not I who am ill; it is my uncle."
Whereupon the doctor placidly re
marked: "Ha, I suspected as much." —
Le Petit Parisien.
Free and Equal.
j "This country," writes Mr. Casey to
I his cousin in Ireland, "is the greatest
on earth. It is a country where the man
I who earns his own living is as good as
I any other man, and if he don't have to
earn it he is a dom sight better." —In-
I dianapolis Journal.

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