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TOPEKA STATE JOURNAL, TUESDAY EVENING, JULY 3, 1900.
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This offer is soon once cniv to same family, redeemed by leading drugrscists every where at their shops only, or by the LONDON SUPPLY CO., 853 Broadway. New York, either with or without snap, by express, prepaid, in piain sealed package on receipt ot 6oc. and this coupon. falSAIS3.ulTFE An Person purchasing Hay's Hair fl fLC Hhh nviahere in the United States. NAME, v.ho has not been benefited, ma v "have his money back by ad- I dressing LONDON SUPPLY CO , 853 ('.roadway. New York. I the names, 'Hay's Hair-Health ' and Harjitus I ADDRESS Soap." Refuse ali substitutes. Insist on havi H . H. H. I Following druggists supply Hay's Hair-Health and Harfina Soap In their shops only : SWIFT & HOLLIDAY, 623 Kansas Avenue, Topeka. ROWLEY & SNOW, 600 Kansas Avenue, Topeka. VTOOLVERTON, 704 Kansas Ave.; LAKE, 530 Kansas Ave.; STANSFIELD, 632 Kansas Ave.; FLAD & GKVBES, 607 Kansas Ave. :THE ARNOLD DRUG CO., 821 Kansas Ave.; WAGCION'KR, 731 Kansas Ave.; SIM DRUG CO., 834 Kan pas Ave.; WEIGHTMAX. C13 Kansas Ave.: PUIS, corner Kansas Ave. and Fifth St ' WALKER, 433 Kansas Ave.; MARSHALL BROS... 115 Kansas Ave.; HCET S31 Kansas Ave.; PETRO & WOODFORD, 839 Kansas Ave.; BAR RETT, 'lOOO Kansas Ave.: ROSSER, Tenth and Topeka Ave.; GIBRALTAR DRUG CO., 823 Kansas Ave.; GUNTHER, S. W. Cor. Sixth and Jackson. LONG, LOUD ROAR. Fillmore Street Property Own ers Air Their Grievances. Their Complaints in Writing Submitted to City Council. WATERWORKS PLANS. Cost of Troposed New Plant Would Be S438,S20. Whole Question in Abeyance Pending Negotiations. The city council can not dodge the Fillmore street paving kickers. When a member of the council catches a glimpse of one of the residents of the delayed Fillmore street paving district a haunted expression overspreads his features and he dashes -wild-eyed for any avenue of escape. Last night as the council was called to order every mem ber breathed an involuntary sigh of re lief, for the only persons in the lobby were the men who had bids in for the construction of the detention hospital. But they were destined not to escape entirelv. The kickers were not there in bodv but they were in spirit for they left the following communications: To the Mayor and City Couhcil of the Citv of Topeka: Mr. John Ritchie, paving contractor, is reported to have said to Mr. Frank Quinton, in the presence of Mr. Edson and several other gentlemen, that he was under no obligation to pave Fill more street until he got ready, and would not do so: that he had given no bond compelling him to pave, that there was no penalty in his contract, and that if there was. he so controlled the city council that it would not be enforced against him. If it is true that this statement was made by Mr. Ritchie and that he has the influence he claims, the public have a right to know it. If it is not true the council ought certainly to take some ac tion in the matter. I therefore respect fully request that you appoint a com mittee to investigate this matter and that you call upon Mr. Frank Quinton. who is my informant, to furnish such committee the rames of the witnesses. Very respectfully, A. L. WILLIAMS. To the Mayor and Council of the City of Topeka: You are hereby notified, first, that the grading on Fillmore street between Tenth ard Eleventh is now completed and is ready for the sand, the brick and the paving. Second, you are further na tified that in direct violation of your rules, frequently proclaimed in the council and through the newspapers paving is now being done in Potwiu, which was petitioned for after the pe tition for paving Fillmore from Elev enth to Huntoon streets had been filed. Who is responsible for this violation of your rules we are not informed, but ask that you inform yourselves. Third Tou are further notified that on the line of the Quinton Heights cars several thousand feet of plank walk, which is in Infinitely better condition than plank walks in the heart of the city, have been taken up, and the con tractor has had no difficulty In finding tirick and sand with which to lay pav ing. We stand prepared to show you existing plank pavements in the city of Topeka, the best of which is worse than .the worst of that taken up as aforesaid, over which more people walk In one day than over this torn up pave ment in one month. We further call your attention to the fact that a long stretch of country over which new pavement is being erected and over which fairly good paving has been taken up. has neither house, barn, fence, nor enclosure of any kind what ever on either side of the street, being Absolutely vacant propertv. GEO. F. SHARITT, A. L. WILLIAMS. Committee Tax Payers' League. The communications were referred to the proper committees. There was also a communication from Eugene Hagan. as representative of the estate of J. B. Johnson, stating that the street commissioner or city engineer or Fome one under them had removed 50 feet of sidewalk in front of J. B. John son's residence and dumped it into the street. This had been done six weeks ago and the city had done nothing to re place it. The sidewalk had been con structed at Mr. Johnson's individual ex pense and was not under the city con trol. He desired toavoidlitigationandre quested that the matter be attended to at once. The matter was referred to the committee on streets and walks. Those v.-ere the only kicks presented last night and were an unusually small number. CLAIMS REJECTED. The council rejected two claims which tiave been considered for several weeks. They were the claims of Alice Tucker who asks for $3,000 damages for injuries alleged to have been sustained through the negligence of the city. On May 14. 1S99, she was walking on a board walk between Fifth and Sixth on West street h.ir drains In the United S tatar Great iV-f WARRANTED to restore gray, white or faded hair to youthful color and life. It acts on tne roots, giving them the required nourishment and positively produces luxuriant thick hair on bald heads. "Met GrayHalrLaff," the testimony of hundreds using it. Hay's Hair-Health is a dainty dressing and a necessary adjunct to every toilet, and unlike other preparations, has healthful action on che roots of the hair, causing the hair to regain its original color. wnetuear DiacK, crown or goiaeu. bottles! At Leading Druggists. ffTl mm Oood lam 2Se. cake, sf U U if HARFiHA SOAR. when she tripped on a loose board and falling sustained a strain and other in juries from which the petition says she has -not recovered. The other was the claim of William Pasley who asked for $1,000 because an old dead Cottonwood tree which stood near Second and Quin cy fell on him on April 16 and knocked him senseless. He stated that his in juries were serious and that he was still unable to work. WATERWORKS PLANS READY. The idans for the new waterworks were read and laid on the table until it is known what the outcome of the "dicker" will be with the Topeka Water company. The plans for the water works on winch the bond issue was based contemplated 51i miles of mains and 500 hydrants and was the system intended to be practically a duplication of the present plant with such exten sions as were considered to be absolute ly necessary. The plans submitted give better protection, supply the dry dis tricts and the entire plan is much more complete. The number of hydrants in the new plans is 640 while the present number is 317. The total cost is placed at $43S,S20.20. RINGER GETS CONTRACT. The contract for the building of the detention hospital will be let to F. E. Ringer asjiis bid of $1,194 was accepted. The others who bid were W. S. Eastman $1,194, C. B. Ramsey $1,2139, H. K. Winans $1,199.50. The council will speci fy in the contract that the building must be completed by September 15, which allows two months for Its con struction. ACCEPT CENTRAL PARK. M. A. Low came before the council and asked that it accept Central park so that the park commissioners could at once begin to improve it. This was done, the council paying $1 to J. W. Hughes for the property. ORDINANCES PASSED. Three ordinances were passed: an or dinance vacating streets and alleys in Throop's fourth addition to the city of Topeka. an ordinance establishing the grade on Fillmore street between Thir teenth and Douthitt, and an ordinance appropriating $58,747.34 from the general revenue fund. Fire department fund, police department fund, general im provement fund, paving fund. Tenth avenue paving fund, Dillon street side walk fund. The money to be used to pay pay rolls and claims against the city. TO APPEAL VINEWOOD CASE. It seems that the council is not satis fied with the verdict in the Vinewood viaduct case and there will likely be another trial either in the district court where application has been made for a new trial or in a higher court on appeal. The matter was not discussed last night but City Attorney Bird stated what he had done in the matter. MINOR MATTERS. A lot of minor matters were rushed through. They included the approval of the estimates of the city engineer on paving, the referring of petitions to build a sidewalk on west side of Fill more between Thirteenth and Douthitt and on the west side of Kansas avenue between Twenty-first and Twenty-third, the reading of the claims against the city, the acceptance of the bonds of G. F. Miller of S2,0n0 for plumbing ajid of Ritchie and Ramsey for $6,500 for pav ing., a refusal to fill lots on West Six teenth street belonging to S. Barnes, and deciding to move the city scales now on Jackson street to Fifth street next to the city prison. CITY BACTERIOLOGIST. A communication was read from Dr. H. B. Hogeboom recommending the ap pointment of Dr. C. E. ilunn as city bacteriologist, an office for which Dr. Munn has made application and which the council considers necessary. AN ALLEY BLOCKED. The street commissioner told his trou bles to the council concerning the block ing of an alley between Fifth and Sixth extending from Lime street. A man named Taylor dug a well in the alley, built his barn partly in the alley and obstructed with a fence and the corner of a summer kitchen. Mr. Tay lor had been notified to fill the well and move the fence and other obstructions but declined to do so. The matter was delayed and Mr. Taylor died. The tenant who now occupies the place re fuses to do anything towards removing the obstacles. A motion was made in the council last night that the street commissioner be instructed to fill the well and tear down the other obstruc tions but the city attorney in whose mind the Vinewood case is still fresh advised that it would be better to take legal steps against the tenant. The council adjourned to meet Mon day. July 9, when the reports of the ap praisers on the ten blocks of paving will be heard. Cure For Cholera Infantum Never Known to Fail. During last May an infant child of our neighbor was suffering from cholera in fantum. The doctors had given up ail hopes of recovery. I took a bo'-'e of Chamberlain's Colic. Cholera andHar rhoea Remedy to the house, telling them I felt sure it would do good if used ac cording to directions. In two davs' time the child had fully recovered. The child is now vogorous and healthy. I have rec emmended this remedy frequently and hitve never known it to fail. Mrs. Curtis Baker. Bookwalter, Ohio. Sold by all druggists. 4th of July Kates via the Santa Fe. to points within 200 miles of Topeka at one and one-third fare (except to Kan sas City, which is one fare for the round trip.) Tickets on sale July 3 and 4, good returning July a. TOWflEJALKS. Populist Yice Presidential Nom inee Makes an Address. Representative Hall Crowded With Enthusiastic Audience CAN NOT GO BACK. Why Silver Republicans Must Not Bet urn to Fold. Capt. J. G. Waters Replies to Eugene F. Ware. Representative hall -was packed to its capacity last evening, when Chas. A. Towne, of Minnesota, candidate for vice president on the Populist -ticket with William Jennings Bryan, addressed the Free Silver Republican state convention. Mr. Towne was detained, and it was nearly 9 o'clock when he entered the room. He was preceded by the Twenty-third regiment band. A. banner bearing the likeness of Bryan was carried before the procession. As Mr. Towne entered the door of representative hall he was greet ed by tremendous applause. The far-famed "Modocs" were present and sang a number of patriotic songs. Following this Webb McXall, chairman of the convention, arose and introduced Dr. F. B. Lawrence, of El Dorado, the pre siding officer. It was the pleasure of Dr. Lawrence to introduce Captain Joe Wat ers. He prefaced his remarks by pointing to the portrait of Bryan standing behind him and saying that it gave him great pleasure to lift his hat, so to speak, to the next president of the United States, and his running mate, Mr. Chas. A. Towne. Captain Joe Waters was Introduced and said: "Mr. Chairman, Ladies and Gentlemen: In view of the fact that there is present so distinguished an orator from a neigh boring state, it is useless for me to make a speech. Let me say, however, that in this city resides a poet, who is a lawyer, a statesman, a philosopher, and who is also the wielder of an Ironquill. For 35 years Kansas has sheltered him and his brood. I now hold in my hand a pamphlet by this author. It is a most outrageous thing to give to one's friends and Kan sans. "In this pamphlet he states that Kan sas has not grown, that the death rate has increased, that there are 178 million dollars absent from the assessment rolls, and that the cause of fusion victory was the downfall of John J. Ingalls. He calls Silver Republicans snakes and dirt eat ers, and Democrats owls. "He did not know what he was saying when he made these statements. He must be laboring under a second attack such as troubled him before Mr. Lewell ing's election, when he said if Lewelling was elected he would move from the state, because, he says, if the fusion forces win he will hie himself back to his native state Connecticut." In regard to this, Mr. Waters read an original poem from which the following is taken : A gentleman I will not name. Is going back from whence he came; He says if Pops shall win. That hell would presently begin; And if they win this year, he swears, He'll load his traps and household Wares And then without an if or but. He's off for old Connecticut. Forgetful of his own bad verse. Claims Ingalls' knock-out was our curse; That deaths exceed the birth each year. And everything is out of gear; In nineteen pages airs his woes, Ungrammared rhyme give way to prose, And then he leaves the beaten rut, With threats of old Connecticut. He's going to the nutmeg state. Of old Blue laws and witches fate; A land of garlic, rum and rocks And old Seth Thomas wooden clocks: Of safety pins and wooden hams And shoe peg oats and rubber clams; And where they spealt with mouth all shut, With nasal twang, Connecticut. Mr. Waters introduced the speaker of the evening, Mr. Chas. A. Towne, who said: "Mr. Chairman and Kind Friends: The welcome given me on this occasion does me honor. It gives me pleasure to escape from the turmoil and exciting scenes which attend the convention about to be held in Kansas City, where everything is shrouded in uncertainty, and slip away and come to your city where the conven tion has just made a unanimous choice. "We are today, my friends, in danger of forgetting the ideals on which this glorious republic was founded. We need to be reminded of our history of the past 125 years, from time to time. "My friends, there met in Philadelphia a few days ago. a convention, the 44th anniversary of the first one held on June 17, by the Republican party. In June, 18, there met in St. Louis a convention of the Republican party. They adopted a platform, placed a ticket in the field and went before the people seeking their con fidence. After this convention adjourned many gave notice, and there marched out of the Republican party a splendid army never to return so long as the platform there adopted held good. This conven tion had abandoned the primary princi ples of the party. It was the official creed, and no one ever questioned the power of the convention to adopt a gold standard, but in doing so the party took back the principles of Republicanism. When a party proposes to achieve an ob ject it requires the support of its men. If for some reason the highest will of that party changes, unless the individual changes, the party has no right to expect his support. "When this platform was adopted every Republican was absolved from his obliga tions to the party. But it is true that most of the individuals did follow it. "As I said, the convention met recently in Philadelphia. -Now who has ever made a pilgrimage to the colonial capital who has not felt his heart thrill with the mem ory of that great day, July 4, luti, when the greatest statesmen this country has ever known, gave tis the Declaration of Independence. "In the convention of materialists and commercialists.- which recently met in Philadelphia, no room was left for the memory of that Declaration of Independ ence, nor of that convention held 44 years before. It may surprise you to know that not a single syllable may be found in the Philadelphia platform referring to the Declaration of Independence, and to know that at the same time the convention adopted language equivalent to its repeal when it said that it was the policy of the administration to give the inhabitants of our dependencies such liberty as in our judgment they should have. "If any person had, three years ago, said that the president could, without the direction of congress, wage a war in an endeavor to add a few dependencies to our government, and still have the sup port of his party for another term, his intelligence would have been questioned." Mr. Towne then went on to say that the issue of the next campaign would be the monetary question and that it would" be thoroughly discussed. He explained at length the question and proved his asser tions with statistics. He said that it was impossible for a country to long hold out under a gold standard rule, that the two metals should be so related to each other as to made the monetary Fystem stable. He cited a num ber of gold standard countries and said that unless a change was made he looked for a panic inside of a year or perhaps even six months. Mr. Towne closed his speech by reading a poem by Dr. Taylor, of Chicago, which will be read at the opening of the conven tion in Kansas City. It was decided to hold the Free 'Silver Republican convention ror the purpose of putting out a state ticket at Fort Scott, on July 24, 1900, at 11 o'clock. Thousands Hare Kidney Trouble and Don't Know it. How To Find Out. Fill a bottle or common glass with your water and let it stand twenty-four hours; a sediment or set tling indicates an unhealthy condi tion of the kid neys; if it stains your linen it is evidence of kid ney trouble; too frequent desire to pass it or pain in the back is also convincing proof that the kidneys and blad der are out of order. What to Do. There is comfort in the knowledge so often expressed, that Dr. Kilmer's Swamp Root, the great kidney remedy fulfills every wish in curing rheumatism, pain in the back, kidneys, liver, bladder and every part of the urinary passage. It corrects inability to hold water and scalding pain in passing it, or bad effects following use of liquor, wine or beer, and overcomes that unpleasant necessity of being compelled to go often during the day, and to get up many times during the night. The mild and the extra ordinary effect of Swamp-Root is soon realized. It stands the highest for its won derful cures of the most distressing cases. If you need a medicine you should have the best. Sold by druggists in 50c. and$l. sizes. You may have a sample bottle of this wonderful discovery fT-7V") l and a book that t e 1 ! s 1 1".v ft :": ;,- more about it, both sent feW-gaSfH? absolutely free by mail. L-fa5L' .HfSkdiS Address Dr. Kilmer & Boms of Swamp-Root Co., Binghamton, N. Y. When writing men tion reading this generous offer in this paper. RA1LR0 AD NEWS. Santa Fe Will Abandon Coolidge as a Division Point And Establish a New Freight Division at Syracuse. CHANGE IS ORDERED. Superintendent Parker Now Arranging For the Transfer. Eonnd House to Be Torn Down and Rebuilt at Syracuse. The Santa Fe management has de cided to establish a freight division at Syracuse, Kan., and Superintendent Parker of the western division is now making arrangements for the immed iate removal of the round bouse at Coolidge to that point. The Coolidge round house was built several years ago and is a stone struc ture of 24 stalls. It will be torn down and the material used in .building a round house at Syracuse. A coal chute and water tank, and considerable side track, will also be built at the new division point. The transfer from Coolidge to Syra cuse is made to more evenly divide the distance between Dodge City and La Junta, and because much better oppor tunity is offered there for terminal facilities. About six years ago the round hodse at Coolidge was closed, and all engines, freight as well as passenger, made the trip between Dodge City and La Junta without change. However, this arrange ment did not prove satisfactory, and the round house was reopened after two years. After the establishment of the division at Syracuse, freight engine changes will be made there. Mr. Henry Block, editor of the Syra cuse Journal who passed through To peka on his way to the Democratic con vention, said that the people of Syra cuse were preparing to celebrate the Fourth with unusual enthusiasm be cause of the action of the Santa Fe company. PLACES FOR ENGINEMEN. Vacancies on Santa Fe Trains to Be Filled This Week. Bulletins have been posted in the Santa Fe round house in this city an nouncing three vacancies for engineers and firemen. The first one is on trains No. 121 and 122, from Topeka to St. Joseph. The oldest engineer and fireman making application in writing on or be fore July 6 will be given the place. There is also a vacancy for engineer and fireman on work train between To peka and St. Joseph. Stone to be un loaded from train between St. Joseph and Bee Creek Junctions. Oldest engi neer and fireman making written appli cation on or before July 6 will be given the place. Also a vacancy for engineer and fire man on work train at Lecompton. Old est engineer and fireman making writ ten application on or before July 6 will be given the place. SANTA FE LOCALS. Fireman James Develin has given up his job on the road and taken a posi tion firing one of the boilers in the shops. Wilmer Glasscock has returned to his desk in the assistant superintendent of machinery's office. Foreman C. H. Tennason is sick at his home. No. 217 Jefferson street. Engineer John Heberer is laying off on account of sickness. Hostler George Sherman went out as fireman on the Atchison local yester day. Amos Beeler and family have return ed from Olathe, where they have been visiting Mrs. Beeler's parents. Conductor George Speer was laying off for a couple of days this week. The telegraph office at Hawthorne has been closed. Engineer John Hand and Miss Kate Shannon were married yesterday morn ing and departed at noon on their wed ding trip. It will include Colorado, Utah, Mexico and California. Round House Foreman Fred Carson accompanied the Roosevelt special equip ment to Kansas City. Engineer Ed. Schull, Fireman Ed. Neugebauer and Conductor C. T. Coffin were in charge of the Roosevelt spe cial. Three extra stock trains were sent to St. Joseph yesterday. Engineer Chas. Sharp is laying off to attend the convention in Kansas City. Assistant Superintendent of Machinery R. P. C. Sanderson is in Chicago. The Santa Fe "Reds" met with their first serious defeat at St. Joseph Sat urday and Sunday. The Saturday game resulted in a victory to St. Joe by a score of 18 to 4 and Sunday's game by a score of 13 to 5. The Santa Fe "Reds" have a game of ball scheduled with Wichita for the Fourth, and one with Horton on July 21. HIS ULTIMATUM. Continued from First Page.) band wagon and it is conceded that the Kansans are likely to succeed, because 16 to 1 is not popular. The Democrats, according to Chair man J. Mack Love of Kansas, "believe in the free unlimited coinage of silver which will ,in time establish the proper ratio." This then is the slogan. It has been taken up, and is being shouted on every hand while those in communication with Bryan at Lincoln are rampant m their insistence for 16 to 1. David Overmyer is slated for a place on the committee of resolutions. It is announced that Mr. Overmyer will first, last and all the time sustain the posi tion taken by the Kansans. "We will insist," said a dozen Kan sans at headquarters last night, "on a general reaffirmation, of the Chicago platform and that this platform of 1900 contains no reference to 16 to 1." "That's right," said Mr. Overmyer. The Kansans are now waiting for de velopments, the war "hosses" getting ready, if necessary, to make their fight before the convention. The Kansans are parliamentarians of no small capac ity, and the prospect for the Jayhawk ers getting into a scrap has caused great interest among the Sunflower peo-i pie. . After hearing from Bryan, the Kan sans have about decided that 16 to 1 may be mentioned. A PLAIN DUTY. Tom Patterson Points Out the Path to the Democracy. Kansas City, July 3. T. M. Patterson of Denver, editor of the Rocky Moun tain News, and who was permanent chairman of the Sioux Falls convention came in with the Colorado delegation. The delegation, numbering some 200, stopped at Lincoln for several hours and with the famous Colorado Midland band at their head, marched from the depot to Mr. Bryan's residence. Speech making and great enthusiasm occurred. Mr. Patterson is a close personal friend of Mr. Bryan, and from the first, has been his unswerving supporter. Before departing Mr, Bryan and Mr. Patterson talked. about the convention and it is evident that Mr. Bryan spoke with con siderable freedom to his Colorado friend. "From what Mr. Bryan said," an swered Mr. Patterson, "I am satisfied that a failure by the convention to re iterate the silver plank of the Chicago platform in terms, will cause Mr. Bryan great mortification and place him in a disgusting attitude before the country. There is little room to doubt this; and no true friend of Mr. Bryan will be a party to his humiliation. "Why shouldn't this be the . case?" asked Mr. Patterson. "Mr. Bryan has made speeches all over the country dur ing the past three years. In about ev ery one of them he has announced that bimetallism would not be laid aside nor minimized in the campaign of 1900; and that free coinage at 16 to 1 would be specifically declared for in the plat form. The masses of the Democratic party have labored under no misappre hension about this, and with his state ments ringing clearly in their ears, state after state has instructed for Mr. Bryan until his nomination by acclamation is assured. "I know," said Mr. Patterson, "that It is proposed by those who oppose a spec ific reiteration of the silver plank to approve it by endorsing the Chicago platform generally. "This contains the silver plank, they say, and that should satisfy all Demo crats. But it should not. It is under stood that gold Democrats demand the omissicn of a specific declaration from the platform and but a general refer ence to it, as a concesion to the anti silver, or gold element of the party, that is the reason ex-Senator Hill wants it. He and the rest of the gold Democrats wish to parade their section of the country, urging that the goid element of the party won a victory and that, under the circumstances silver should be re garded as a dead issue even in the Dem ocratic party. If not that, why do these gold men of 1S96 insist upon the omis sion so strenuously. If to reaffirm the platform of 18S6 pledges the Democrat ic party as firmly as ever to free coin age why pretest so immoderately against a specific reiteration of the plank. A man is simple-minded indeed who does not comprehend the true im port of this movement. "The Democratic party would present a pretty spectacle before the country with Senators Hiil and Gorman, with the gold Democratic press of the east insisting that silver had been relegated to the rear by the Democratic conven tion, with Mr. Bryan in the west and south insisting that silver was yet a living issue and that the Democratic party was pledged as firmly as ever to the restoration of bimetallism at the ratio of 16 to 1. It would be the return of the Democratic party to the dishon est and evasive policy of 1884, 18S8, and 1892, to such declarations as enabled President Cleveland in 1893 to insist that there was nothing in the Demo cratic platform of '92 to prevent Demo crats voting for the repeal of the Sher man law. Two-thirds of the delegates to this convention were elected with the plain understanding that the attitude of the party in 1S96 upon silver should be plainly reiterated in the platform of 1900 and it is only as delegates get away from the voice of their constituents that they commence to evade the doing of a plain duty. "MrBryan can only fight squarely and in the open. He will enter the campaign upon the platform proposed by the old time gold Democrats -if he enters it at all and instead of a bold, grand, mag nificent campaign that Mr. Bryan's friends expect him to make, it must from the very first be weak and vacil lating. "This is why to evade the silver ques tion as is proposed will cause Mr. Bry an mortification and humiliate him be fore the country." WILL SAY 16 TO X. Report That the Platform Has Been Agreed Upon. Omaha. Neb., July 3. A special to the World-Herald from Lincoln says: "Things are shaping up well in Kansas City, and the construction of the plat form is practically decided. It will reT affirm the Chicago platform and have an additional plank setting out specific ally free coinage of silver at the legal ratio, as it will also have an additional plank on the trust question." These were the words of J as. Kerr, of Clearfield. Pa., spoken to a representa tive of the World-Herald. Mr. Kerr was decidedly enthusiastic over the prospects of harmony on all questions at Kansas City and the probability of Bryan's ulti mate election. He said: "The opposition is trying to make out that there is a fight against the money plank of the Chicago platform, but as a matter of fact, the opposition is very limited. Sixteen to one is not an issue be tween factions of the Democratic party; we are all for bimetallism at the legal ratio. "To do other than declare directly for it would be an admission of weakness and just what the Republicans want. All the rMd Democrats are coming back to us. Thev will all vote for Bryan this fall, with very few exceptions, and those ex ceptions you can count on the fingers of one hand. The questions that will absorb the attention of the people this fall will be trusts and imperialism. We might come out and stand on the money plank alone, and yet these two other Issues would f A rT n rT5 CJ AC? i 1 fi AVfegetable Preparationfor As similating thcFoodandBegula ling the Stomachs aMBowels of Promotes Digestion-Cheerful-ness andRest.Contains neitfier Opium.Morphine nor rlineral. NotNahcotic. Ay aroia-SAMiTLPtranJi fcmpiuM Seeat" Mx.Seruux Jiwp'rmtMt - ft fcTrt-rrt-ttt fSgfm r CfanUd .tutor Walmyt rlBTOR A perfect Remedy forConstipa Tion , Sour Stomach.Diarrhoca Worms .Convulsions .Feverish ness and Loss of Sleep. Facsimile Signature of NEW YORK. EXACT COPY OF WRAPPER. arise for consideration, and would re eeive attention. "As to the vice presidency, our delega tion has not had a meeting yet. and I can not say just where we will stand, but personally I am quite favorable to Shive-ly-" NATIONAL COMMITTEE MEETS. Appoints Sub-Committees to Consider Contests. Kansas City, Mo., July 3. The1 Demo cratic national committee was called to meet at the Kansas City Jub building at 10 o'clock today, but the committeemen were slow in gathering and the meeting did not begin for almost an hour after that time. The committee heard the re port of the sub-committee, which has had in charge the preparation of the conven tion hall and then took up other matters requiring its attention. A decision was reached to have the various contests over seats heard by sub-committees and . not by the committee as a whole. It is un derstood that George Fred Williams will be chairman of the committee to consider the Montana contest between the Clark and Daly factions. The committee did not manifest a dis position to accept without question the decision of the sub-committee to refer the contests to sub-committees for hearing, and especial objection was made to this disposition of the Montana controversy. A motion was made to temporarily seat the Clark delegation until the committee on credentials could take up the case, but after a brief debate, the sub-committee's recommendation was adopted, and Chair man Jones was authorized to name the members of the various subordinate com mittees. During the discussion, Mr. Campbell, of New Tork. indicated a pref erence for the Clark delegation and Mr. Clayton, of Alabama, for the Daly men. The sub-committees on contests ap pointed are as follows: On Montana Williams (Mass.), Camp bell (N. Y.). Clayton (Ala.), Ferguson (N. M.), and Wilson (Col.) On District of Columbia Woodson (Ky.). Norris (N. H.). Paul (N. J.), Clancy (Wis.). Overmyer (Xnd.) On Oklahoma Senator Kenny (Dela.), Johnson (Ohio). Woods (S. D.), Gordon (Me.), Obrien (Minn.) On Indian Territory Daniels (N. C), McGraw (W. Va.), Gahan (111.), Ainslie (Idaho), and Head (Tenn.) , Of the Montana sub-committee Messrs. Williams and Clayton are said to bo fav orable to the Daly delegates and Messrs. Campbell and Ferguson to the Clark people. Mr. Wilson's position is not de fined. When the sub-committees were an nounced the committee took up the ques t'on of the distribution of seats in the convention. The decision was to give to each national chairman five stage seats and ten general seats, to each delegate four tickets in addition to his own seat and to each alternate his own seat only, the remainder to be left In the hands of Chairman Jones. , The committee then adjourned until 4 p. m., when the temporary officers of the convention will be named. BRYAN, HILL AND MURPHY Pictures Adorn the Tammany Head quarters at the Midland. Kansas City. Mo., July S. Two hundred members of Tammany Hall, including a large number of the members of the New York state delegation, arrived on a spe cial train. There were no formalities at tendant on their arrival. They were ac companied by no brass band, and most of the delegates and Tammany braves were content to ride in street cars to their headquarters at the Midland hotel. But once there, they proceeded to make things lively. Five minutes after their arrival at the hotel the big parlors used as head quarters were decorated from floor to ceil ing with flags and streamers. The pic tures of Bryan. Hill and Murphy were draped with the national colors and a much worn horseshoe was suspended in the proper position. The remainder of the Tammany delegation will arrive before night. STANDS FOR PRINCIPLE. Governor Thomas Would Rather See Bryan Defeated Than Surrender. Kansas City, July 3. Governor Thomas, who heads the Colorado delegation, is for specific mention of 16 to 1 in the platform, but has conservative views on the ques tion. He said: "Personally a reaffirmation of the Chi cago platform would suit me, but there are many in the party who tnink we should be explicit, and so let it be made explicit for their benefit. I am one who believes in principle. I had rather see Bryan defeated on a square-toed issue, the 16 to 1 plank being the issue, than to see him elected on a platform which may mean anything. And I am voicing him in saying so." The governor has no views for publica tion on the vice presidential choice. Per sonally he Is for Towne, but the question has not been discussed by the Colorado delegation. Delegates Go Through. The delegates from Oregon to the Democratic convention in Kansas City, 75 in number, passed through Topeka yesterday over the Rock Island. 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