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A MONSTER MEETING
With Enthusiasm and Red Fire thi Democrats Receive Dixon and Tools Hundreds are Unable to Galz Admittance to the Opera louse. The Greatest Politieal Demonstrattlo Ever Seen In the Queen City of the rookies. With martial music and marching men, with 4tmbeaux and red fire, and fireworks and enthusiasm, the democ ate of Helens last night showed that they considerec themselves "fairly in it" for the great bat tie of the ballots on Tuesday next. It was an outpouring of the multitudes snob as has not been seen here before during this campaign, or any other. If anyone had gotten into the habit of thinking the demo orate of the Queen city were anyways luke warm, they must have been wakened up with a jar last night. The occasion was the grand democ:atio rally at which Con gressman W. W. Dixon and Goe. Jos. K. Toole were announced to be the speakers. The mention of the fact that either gentle man was to be heard would have been asuf elent to fill any public place. When it was known that both were to speak from the same platform on the same tright, the town and the surrounding country came out to listen. The procession, with its attending features, was the greatest kind of a suc 5esa. With enthusiastic George Zwigland mounted on a horse, and Ed Hamilton and John Fry on foot as marshals, the procession left the corner of Main and Grand streets shortly before eight o'clock. Zimmerman's band led the way with a lively march. Next came the German Democratic Flambeaux club, fifty strong, wearing the red oilskin jackets, which under the glare of their lighted torches shone brilliantly. Three of the members of the club, who were not well enough to undertake the march, rode on horses, determined not to be left out of the procession. Following came the members of the Broadwater club, 200 strong, each with a Cleveland hat on his head and fire works in his hand. Last came the colored dtmocrats. The line of March was up Main street to Bridge, to Rodney, to Sixth avenue, to Main street, to Broadway, to Jackson street and the opera house. All along the route people were congregated on the sidewalks to cheer the procession. As It marched along to martial music, the fireworks which were set off from the ranks illuminated the city, and made it look as if Helena was already cele ,l ating the victory which will perch on the democratic banners with the going down of the sun on Tuesday next. It was the largest and most imposing democratic demonstration that has taken place in Helena since the election of Cleveland and Hendricks in 1881. Had an overflow meeting been deter mined on beforehand it is pretty safe to assert that the auditorium itself would have been none too large to accommodate the people who were unable to gain admit tance to the opera house. People began pouring in as soon as the doors were opened, and it was not long before every seat down stairs was filled. Next the gallery was packed almost to suffocation. 'I hen the late comers began to crowd into the aisles and lobbies until these too held as many as could get there. T'he boxes were filled also, and part of the overflow was aocommoriated on the stage. There was a large attend ance of ladies, and they were as eager to listen and as quick to applaud as their more noisy neighbors, the men. The opera house stage was decorated with a taste that lent color and beauty to the animated scene. Acr:as the front, twined in the national colors, a border of mouoing and garlands of evergreens, was a portrait of the lamented C. A. Broadwater. In the rear, in full view of the audience, were enormous and well executed portraits of Cleveland and Stevenson. On every side and from every available point streamed the national colors, as if to give the lie to the stale and threadbare claim that the re publican party had the monopoly of the star spangled banner. Behind the foot lights were beds of growing plants. The whole picture, viewed from the f-out, wars a handsome one, and it was well set off and dlsplayed by the hundreds of electric lights at the front of the stage, in the wings and all over the house. Congressman DI)xon and Gov. Toole were reelved with a wild burst of ebthueirrsm as they walked down the aide aisle and on to tire stage, attended by the reception com muittee of the Broauwater club, T. E. Crutcher, Col. James Sullivan arind A. W. Lyman. Others on the stage included ex Gov. -. T. Hauser, Mayor John C. Cu tin, J. C. Mahony. eandidate for superintend ent of public instrue'ion; ThoImas Crrse, W. G. Preuitt, ex-Gvy. I'. H. Leslie, C. C. (irlpatrick, Major Davennort, Col. C. D). ( urtis, Herman 'Ionn, Judge Horace E. Buck, E. W. Bahb, W. C. Buskett. I. B. Garr,tt, John J. Fallon, MaIons 1L surer, Aunast Wrelsenhorn, ltufurs C. (ii lnl.. Daniel Hanley, I. J. Walsh. Willimrn Taylor, I. H. Floyd-Jonues. Col. C. I. Nolan. Robert B. Smith, I0. I. Perelsl, Ed Flaherty, S. K. Isavrs, W. M. G. Sett!e., i'. E. Colline, F. M. htraub. James FIalrker sn. Ed. Zimmnerman rmind others equallyi well known. Goe. Hlnser was called on to preside. and in accepting thie honor, spoke briefl,. lie said be had been in New York. and while there met Senator German and Eenator Brice. Iloth geritlien rasured him, the day he left New York, that in their judgment (irover Cleverriand would be tirhe next ,resirlent of ihne t nrtd states. 'lis announc.ment was rec ived with chesrs and applause. HON. W\. \W. IDIXON. An Able Defene. of hlie re'. of thie l)enm cratsin ('mC rsre.. Congressnrnn W. W. I,run, the firat speaker, was reere--d with grreat applause. IHe began with a statement of the wo:k that had been acconmplrrhed and that it had been souiht to crrcrormplirh during the Fifty second con:,resa, in the interest of Mire tana. HIe gave what credit hi, coneidered due to CI. W. F. S nde-c and Conrrrioidora '.C. C. Power. () the general work of cen grea he trld of the IrsreriSer by t!.e hooue of representatives of tilhe many bills which were ii thi intrest of thie i-riple ,f Moutana and of the count y at Ihrg--, and how those Ltoneficel mIasuri i. had ber-n throttled in the reatb!lanrr ri enat -. lie re viewed the hirrtry of trhe mineral land bill and clea:ly demourntrated to l.is audience that it was that Irarirch of crn gressa writh the uniforrmly reprnblican nlajrity that weeas always willin to sterud behind the tbig ror poratlons in their tight to wresa frrru thi people their heritaerr. lie shewed hbrw f.or years the citizenal of ronrtina tof all rolitical parties mhd pretiinrd the na tional congrees for the ,Rasrsle of a iu:ln ali land bill that would dnru:telry ettlo the rights of the peonl-, of this slate in regard to mineral tlands whlch are tLlrg clanrrid Ibr the railroads. Lie spoke of thrr wrrrk of Guv. l'oole while a delesr.t in cingrees in favor of minerarl land legailition, :Ud he or nieasnuri of that kirld had receirwl itv death blow in the repubilcrn serrtr-. ('un g essman Dixon tiher reviewed the histlrry of his oan mineral hnrd b.h. w-higch he introduceld in the house ni representatives in March of this was The coimmittee on publio lands, to whicr the bill was rrferrr.d for orn iderat.on, favorably iseported and arked the passU of the ball on lay 17. Four Uemb..re of this committee. however, were in favor oh inserting a clause in the original bill which would have had the effect of giving to tha railroads an asere of agricultural land in the state of Mlontana for every asore of mineral land that the bill wgeste4 from their grasp. This he opposed as ob. viously unfair.- with the effect oi t somewhat delaying action on the b ill Finally, on July 28, the bill came no ful consideration in the house of representa tives. The committee on the publio lands under the rules of the house, was on thai day entitled to one hour in which to pae bills favo ably reported by that committee. Two bills were called up and considered, and five minutes before the expiration of the hour the Dixon mineral land bill was put I stfore the house. The bill was read, which is always done, and Mr. Dixon explained the measure in a short speech, lasting but three minutes. After some debate she time of the committee expired, and unani mous consent was asked that further time be allowed so that the bill could come to a vote. To this Mr. lBurrows, republican, of Michigan, objected, and as unanimous consent was necessary under the rules of the house before its further conasideration at that time could be permitted, the objec tion of this one man had the effect of de laying for some months all action on this important measure. The bill, however, is in such shape that it will be the first meas ure relating to the ',publio lands to be con sidered at the next session. Congreseman Dixon ably reviewed the history of silver legislation folu the time the white metal was demonetized by a con gress republican in both branches in 1873, and with a republican president. He said that in 1876 the democratic house passed a free coinage bill, but it was never acted upon in the republican senate. On Nov. 5, 1877, the democratic house passed a free coinage bill, but the republican senate in February, 1878, struck out the free coinage provision and passed a limited co:nage bill. This was the Bland-Allison act. 'this bill was vetoed by !'rssident Hayes, but was passed ov-r his veto by both houses. In 1879, on May 24. a free silvee coinage bill, intro duced by Warner, of Ohio, passed the house by yeas 114, nays ninety-seven. Those voting "yea" were all democrats or green backers except four; those voting "nay" were all republicans except eight. This was in a democratic house. This bill was never acted upon in the senate, which was republican. In June, 1879, with a democratic house and a democratic senate, an act was passed raising the legal tender limit of subsidiary silver coins to $10, and providing for their redemption in full legal tender money. In the Forty-ninth congress (1885.87) a pro viso to the sundry civil apiropriation bill authorized the issue of one, two and five dollar silver certificates. 'This was with a demoot atie house and a republican senate. The treatment of free silver in the Fifty. first cong eas, with a republican majority in the senate of 10 and in the house of 17 or more, and with lHarrison p'esident, was next reviewed. On June 7, 1890, on motion of Bland to recommit the bill to provide for the purchase of silver bullion and the issue of silver certificates to the committee on coinage, with instructions to rer ort a free coinage bill, the vote was yeas 116, of whom 101 were demoorats and 15 iepub licans; nays 140, of whom 13 were demo crate and 127 republicans. The bill was passed; yeas 135, all republicans; nays 119, 112 democrats and 7 reta licans. In the senate on June 17, 1890, the vote on the house bill as amended in the senate by a free coinage provision stood yeas 42 (democrats 27 and republicans li), nays 25 (democrats 3 and republicans 22). Of 30 democrats voting 27voted for and 3 against silver; of 37 republicans voting 15 vote I for and 22 against silver. In the house on July 12, 1890, the vote on acreeing to the confer ence report on the Sherman bill was yeas 122 (all republicans), nays 90 (all demo crats). So the bill passed. Free silver in the Fifty-second congress, first session, was the next subject. The house consisted of 235 democrats, eighty. eight republicans, nine alliance men; dem ocratic majority over rei ublicans 147, and 138 over Pll. When the Bland bill was un der consideration March 21, 1892, Burrows made a motion to lay it on the table. It was a test vote. There were 21(6 votes east, resulting in a tie vote; 148 for and 148 against. For the motion to lay the bill on the table and against flee silver the vote was democrats 81, republicans 67, total 148; against the motion to lay on the table and for free silver, democrats 129. republicans 11, alli ance8. total 148. Of 210 democrats voting, 129 voted for free silver and eighty-one saainst; of seventy-oieht republicans voting eleven voted for silver and sixty seven aiainst. The alliance men all voted for silver. The democrats voted for silver by a majority of forty-eight; the republi cans voted against silver by a majority of fifty-six. Now as to free silver in the senate. That body consisted of forty-seven republicans, thirty-nine demoo ate and two alliance men. It was a republican majority of eight over the democrats and six over all. Fifty fon senators voted on the passage of the Stewart bill on July 1, 1892. 'I he votes stood: Yeas 29, nays 25. The democrats voting for the bill were 16, erepublicans vot ing for the bill 11, alliance men voting for the hill 2. D irocrats voting against the bill 7, republicans voting against the bill 18. '1 wenty-three democrats voted, 1I( for silver and seven against. 'wl'nty-nine repub licans voted, 11 for silver and 18 against. 'Ihe democrats voted for silver by a majoritv of nine. The republicans voted against free silver by a majority of 7. When the Stewart bill reacoed the house a motion was made to adopt the resolution of the committee on rules to rroceed to its immediate consideration. This was on July 14. 'Iwo hundred and ninety votes were cast; 154 against and 136 for the reso lution. In favor of agreeing to the the res olution of the committee on rules and in favor of free silver, there were 118 demo crats, 9 reeublieans, 9 alliance; against the adoption of the resolution and against free silver, democrats 94, republicans GO. Of the 212 democrats who voted 118 we:e for silver and 94 against. Of the 69 republi cans who voted, nine were for silver and ;0 against it. If 28 reoublicans in all, or a; out one-third of the whole number of republicans in the house (881, had voted for Slvor tbm Stewart ,11 would have piassed. lho dermoeret, voted for free silver lby a majority of 24. The rearublicrns voted against free silver by a majority of 51. MAtSONY AND TOOLE. Tie Dmnecratic Nominee and Monntaa's (Governor the IasCt Srpeakers. At the conclusion of Mr. Dixon's ad dress Mr. English sang a topical song con tain:g manuy hits on local candidates that was loudly applauded. ' of. J. ('. Mahony, demooratic candi date for str,.te surperintendent of publio in struction, was introduced by Giov. onuler as a mon who had never beeni ,eatuil m bn before the peolte cn a candiidate for otoe. lProf. lMahony is a yoru:g man of finle presrnce, ar: e , aniid 'ricefl ul sreakr, an. l er, edilv won tihe attritlioii und asiroval of his he,.l e . h0 silil' an eloquil nt pilea for the cool lrn, sihooi an. l vicorously renuted the l ulrtl.riUtions of his republican orpponrnt tat hre was not a sani porter of the public dI'chol systilel. I ie a;pearance of Governor Toole was the salIalI lor an outbl at of ali)plauise that was lorig contitlioe.l. 'Ihe governor began with a graceful tirinote to hir. tixon as a loyal and faithful rerlcesenttive ~iho had been tlo mnrldest to ,ive hl" (iwn pa-t in the legicltitni of the past year the ji orlninrnce it d. siirv.d. ie unpplemilrint.d Mr. Ilr.xon' nccount of re. ublicean listlrty to tihe man ers la:rd bill by giving hbs own experihnce wlth a similar imeasure whose pasasge ho hiad seoCrd thrOnih a democratio hiuse only to have it str.,A;ied to death in a ae piublican seouLnt. '1 I, failure of lMontnna to ril urn .\r. I)lxon ashio lhis gallant liuit for tle ,bill waud bI- co.tsruod as uiearriig th.1t the Iecirile of tIr stltae wero idiffelr eit to this imeansurea ~tah was so vital to .h,,ir in terists. (;ov. 'i iolo next turneli bisittention to the piarliamirentary rcoCrd of .louti. (irv. i;ikartils a:d hire cialrn al an o ari'rllltical expllairtions. He rove that entiiOluan crredit for ier. nial Iuntegrity. but he sti,, ties to, conuemn uuqualilledly his pl,.le 'l'Trril '" to intional irsoes the governor Rai.i tlat Jamues (. llalue had been fol lown arl ov'or the country for no expression of o: inio:. 11t wao finally found at the horne of \Vhitc!aw iateid ard serenaded. In his resp5nlIOv Ie said: "'h1 e United 'tites 'f A!ericea oir or thu irotective systeur is the most prosperous pilace on the ,lotse." ut '.r. Ilaire had dinei and dralnk evelal kinds of wine and he was feenlng prilstirous just at that time. Drinklng rataks even poor men feel pros perous. The governor illustrated this witt I a story of a Milssourian' who wa starving when dfrst approahde , bul r developed into a ric man after in. - dnulin in a few social glasses wit, a friend. Prosprity did exist bul t there was also ground for the disstisfso ion with existling condition Pr.etetion from a republican standpoint favors the few at the expense of the great masses of i the people. The protected Industries are places where the lowest wages obtain and where lookouts are the most frequent. He was in sympathy with many declarations Sof the people's party, but the demooratic party through along series of yents had been true to the interests of the people. it was not the party of the workingman alone S-but of all the people. The governor spoke at some length on the people's party movemeqt. He said it was largely composed of laboring men. He told how they had been befriended by the demooratio party. The eight-hour law in troduced in the last legislature was drawn by a democrat and championed by demo. orate. When the Chinese a few months ago be gan to pour across our border into Montana it was a democratic exeoutive voicing the sentiment of a demooratio constitueneo who demanded and secured the enforce ment of the exolusion act by the federal government. When the Ccenr d'Alene troubles were pending and the federal troops proposed to bant men like jack rabbits who had crossed the Idaho border into Montana democratio prineiples were again enforced by a demo oratic executive, and the soveignty of the state was maintained. It was not because it was Peter Breen, but because it was a citizen of the UniteA States and a citizen of Montana that protection was ffo.ded him. The speaker opposed military rule and would never consent to it. The civil authorities should control in such matters and had Mr. Carnegiesapealed to them and not employed the armed Pinkertons the bloodshed at Homestead might have been averted. For tent. Eighteen furnished rooms, to good rell able party. Reasonable terms. 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