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Wllllam Jennlnga bryan is the youngest *f*V*
nomlnated for the Presldency of the l nited Btatea.
and undoubtedly has also the brlerest ***J**"*?
s publie man of anybody ever proposed for that of?
flce. Elght yenrs ago he was practlcally unheurd
of aa a polltlclan. ?nn in hla adopted State or ng.
braska-was. indeod. a youth who had just started
to practice law ln Uncoln. Neb.. unknown even to
tb. ohi.ens of that town. He was thlrteen month.
?14 when the South Carollna MMBBlBBlgeg \bBMM
wooewor. voted for Ma on the second baUoi ln
tba aemocratic Natlonal Conventlon of 1896. flred
upon Fort Sumptcr. Hl. electlon to Congress for
two terms on a Democratlc tidal wave. dcfeatlng old
S exTerleneed leaders. hls rise to ******* **
1? advoLie of free trade and free si'.ver. and as a.
Tnaror a "boy orator" of sensatlonal and exag
JerSed s"tyle and his nomination to the i*aaMiB|cy
rSTSSbSb party on a aJatfsna^Xr^tWr.
o7pollo.es that have ruled the Nai.onal ***?****
.nd destructlve of tho cohereney ?**f??\*
the oarty ln the dlfferent sccttona of the l nlon. ona
undePr clrcLstances of .-Belonst. ~2~?*f
ee^.'i ??ffl? of the stormlest day. ln the Nation ?
|?*?Sthese Ihlnga make a ohapter of Amer!
ZSaflal hlstory and poH.lcsl b.ography ih.rhas
^.reelv Ks tmmllel. Mr Bryan Is thlrty-slx jears
rS-^me yiar oSlr than the lowest l.ml. of age per
mft^Tby^he Constl.iH.on for a Prreldent of the
tjSSi States. Hls four year. in the Houae otRjP
reeentatlves constltute his only servlce in a publk
sapaouy. Beyond thls hc has never occupied exen
S^rno* Inslgnlflcant offlce in town. county. or
"frailam Jennlnga Bryan waa born on Marchi 19.
1880 tn Salem. M.rion Courrty. 01 Hls father waa
Bllaa L. Bryan. a lawyer of standlng and a man of
taiegrlty. He wa. of VirglnlB StSOk. havlng moved
to Illlnois ln the flrst half of the ceniury. He was
a, man of sturdy charaoter and sound common
-??,. who. by appllcutlon. self-denial and. to a
large extent, eelf-teachlng, won an honorable place
st tbe Illlnois bar. He served elght years in theil 11 -
nola State Senate, and was afterward a Circuit
Court Judge. The Bryans llved on a farm outalde
the llmitt of the city. where the son epent bla eari>
Ufc. He went to the publie aeheala and thence
_s M the Whlpple Aoadeaay at Jacksonville. 111.,
wMoh be entered at the age of flfteen to prepare
for oollege. Two years later he was BBTOjted la
tbe freahman class of Illlnola College, a small Inatl
tudoo ln Jaeksonvlllc, 111.
He was a good student, and was graduated with
fc.nor. in June. V*. He had already oegun to cuUi
wwto hls oratorlcal powera. and had won some fame
ta tbe eollegtate clrcles * ""^a^0^
an rntercollegiate oratorical contest that took place
ln Oalestruni- ln hls senlor yesr. where he won second
prtte. The result was hls electlon as orator of hls
class and hls delivery of an oraUon on hls praduat
^ouni' Bryan lmmedlately began the Btudy of law
?n leavlng Jacksonvirie. He entered the Unlon Law
?College at Chtoa*o. and at the same tlme went into
tbe law offlce of Judge Lyman Trumbull, pursulng
thus both tbe theoretlcal and the practlcal alde of the
lawyer'a preliminaxy atudles at oncs. From hls
fsther'e position and the eduoatlonal ?ppwtunltles
gtven him. the son thus enjoyed exceptional advan
tages as a stud*nt of law-advantages that mlght
well bave ?nab.ed him to reaoh e hlgh place ln the
srofeasion he had chosen If he had appllcd himse'.f
wStb tho aaune dillgence lhat he asBalbHsd la some
Otber dlreotlona It is sakl of him hy men who have
kxuywn brm from early manhood that he has suffered
from a "fa-.al pift of language." whlch he has cultl
vated at the expense of other and more solld quai
? He started la his professiona! carter ln .Tackson
rUe, III.. where he had spent the years of his col?
lege llfe. Perhaps the reason ho turned thiiher after
hls professional tralning had passed over Int3 the
actual business of llfe was to be found ta the fact
tfcat a year lat.r he was marrled to a young woman
who bad been a student at a seminary there while
Bryan hiroself was at college. She was Miss Mary
E- Balrd, the only daughter of a prosperoua m- r
cfaant of Perry. 112.
In 1887 Mr. Bryan moved to Llncoln, Neb. He had
become lmpressed wlth the greater opportunlties of
the newer West and the pOSafbUltlea effeced by Ita
more rapld deveiopment for a young man. He formed
a law partnership in Llncoln and op.-nM an office
there ln the fall of 1SS7. the flrm name being Talbot
A Bryan.
Mr. Bryan's entranee into polltl. al llfe was made
ta May of the followlng year. When he argg elected
S delegate to the Dem>oratlc State Conrsatton.
whlch meA ln Omaha, to choose delegr.ter: to the N i
tlonal Conventlon at St. Louis. He ha.1. h.-re one of
the flrst opportunit|e?i thtt came to him to rsvsal
publlc2y hls talent for polltleal oratory of the "whirl
wind" utyle. t'or, ln an lotermisslon of the r-gular
proceedlngs. he wus called up <n by some of his
fr'ends for a speoch. Hls r.si>onse wa? of a eort
tbat held the eonventijn close listener.-i. Hla BUb
ject wa. the tarlff. up..n whlch he saponnded the
SXinane and radical fr.-e-trade vlews thui hc- IstST
had tbB opportunlty to dtllver ln tlie Natlonal
House of RepreeentaUves. He laid then ar.d thcr~
the foundatlon of a reputation that extended
throucbout the Sute. al;hough he was then only
twenty-elght years ohi.
Tbe reputation then establlshed was of rupid
arrowtb?so rapld that ln the next year the young
lawyer, who two yearr. before had come to Lincoin
unknown and unheraided. received an off. r trom his
party leaders of the nom'natlon for Lleutenntii-Ck.v
?rnor. He deelined the offer. but entered actv.iy
tato tbe work of the campalgn. making many
spoeobea all over the State.
In the followlng year. 189U. the younger element
ot tbe Democratlc party In hls dlstrict oftered Mr.
Bryan the nomination for Congrese. Tht- l?n, -
craUc party at that tlme had suffered severe defeat.
Four yeara before the dlstrict had gone Democratlc
by a majortty of T.OOn; ln 1888 J. Sterllng Morton had
been defeated by his Republlean opponent by a ma?
jority of more than 3,000. The contest was regarde 1
as hopcleas by the Democrats. ar.d there was. more
ovcr. a bitter rlvaln- between tho two citUs of Lln?
coln and Omaha. The Democrats of the latter clty
(the horae of the Republlean Congressman Connell,
wbo was his opponent) openly sn.-cred at "lhat Lln?
coln boy" and made no doubt of his deftat. Mr.
Hryan bimseif went into the conteKt wlth the ex
peotatk-n of defeat. The party war horaaa to.k no
Interest In the contest ai.d eirpplled pnac-ieally no
(uada for the campalgn.
Mr. Bryan, nevcrtheless, worked hard. and M w^as
a Demoeratic year. The unre-asonlng reactlon
j agatabt the new McKlnley Tartff law had set la, and
Mr. Bryan made the most of U. The is.?ue in Ne
braaaa waa complleated by the Injectlon of the
lssue. of prohlbltlon. and a prohlbltory clause for the
:7* Conat*tutlon. submitted by tbe RepubUcan*; was
. pending beforo the p*0P^- ^r Bryaa was swej.t
I tato Oongress by the ti lal wave; he rseetssd 32.S76
? sotes, against 25.6C3 for Ooaastt
Mr. Bryan thus began hla flrst polltleal BSnrlse as
sn object of conslderab'.e attention. Hls polltleal
godfather ln the House was Wlliiam M. Sprlniier.
When the former came ls uke hln seat m Coograaa,
ln December. MM, i^prliger was B candldit.- for
ggasaker. and he had no more faithful snd devoted
frlend than Bryan. In the outcome of th..- bitter
ajpeakershtp flght of that year. .Springer baesJBS
ShsJrman of the commlttee on Waya and Means;
snd through his lnfiu.nce hls BfOtigl was assiijned
to that Important commlttee. drsj.lte the fa't that
<j# a^, abeolutely devold of l.-glslntive experlence
ind thst hla knowledge of ec-in-mla aub.lects was
yt tbe most superftclal and limlted nature. He de
* Voted hlmaelf wltb enthuaiasm to the ?p.^pgun"
pollcy whlch governed the eommittee in the I.Ild
Congreas, and his oratorical glfts were f.-und so
uaeful that when the commlttee was rsorgaataad ln
the Ulld Congress be was retalned as a BBeaober
*The apeech advocatlng free trade whlch he had
dellvered so many tlmea and wlth such ecceptance
to llstenlng multltudea of Demoerat. and Popullst.
ln the Weat waa revsmped and made to do duty.
not only once. but several tlmea ln the House of
Repreeentatlves, where unaophlstlcated members
wlldly cheered and equally unsophlstlcated aodltora
ln tbe gallarlea beetowed unstlnted applauae upon
the "boy orator." It waa alwaya tlie same od
apeech wlth s few new trlmmlnga and phrases. T)
resllae tbe poverty of knowledge and ststesmanship
wbleh lay bthlnd these oratorical outbursts one hs<l
on2y to slt through one of the hearlngs whlch were
grudgtagly granted by the majority of the Waya
and Meana Commlttee ln September, ikw. Mr. Bryan
, WSS ueuslly s Ists-eomer, but when be dld arrlve
he waa loaded with lneonsequentlal and lrrelevant
questlons that betrayed a lack of elementary Infor
matlon and knowledge that made even Buch men aa
Bynum and Tarsney elevatc their eyebrows.
In the House of Representatlvc. Mr. Bryan exhlh
lted coriBlderahle readlness In repartce whlch he mada
effectlve on aome cccaalons with (hc ald of his flne
elocutlonary and rhetorlcnl glfts and tralnlng. Ho
usually voted with the extreme men of hlB party,
but he BometltneB preferred to "dodge," aa on the
motlon to overrulo Presldrnt Cleve'.and'a veto of the
Selgnlorage hill. when he was absent and not palred.
There ls no reason to Bt-BPSO. however. elthar on
that or any other account. that Mr. Bryan la not
in full svmpathy with the aentlmenta enunclated in
the Chicago platform. or that lf he should be elected
Prealdent of the ITnttSd States he would not strlv*
to the best of hla abillty and power to enforce the
Popuhstlc doetrlnes thereln embodled.
In 1892 he was re-elected to Congress hy a greatly
reduced plurallty-only 1?. It was ln the LdHd
Congress that he became prominent through his
ardent advocacy of the free colnage of silver. He
was one of the most radleal and hnoJlra
partv. and was seleote.l for the more than duBloua
honor of belng Kichard P. B?an?a right-hant man
Iii. hta mnnoeuv. ring for allver. Though notjaiaWs
parllamentarl.-in. his readlness as a "Pf**" ?ft,;!S
him valuabl. to tbe vetcran silver leader. One or
hls most noteworthy efTorts was a speech of three
hour. agalnst the repeal of the Silver Purchase
law of whlch the flamlng and voluble oratorlcal
aushtfea concealed the povcrty of Ita argumentatue
When the tlme for renominatlon came Mr. Bryan
d.clitied (o scrve further, plending the necsslty or
attendlng to his private inlerests. He was aoon re?
ported, however. to have acceptsd the edltorshlp of
"The Omaha World-Herald." The promotlon of the
Bllver cause wiis the ostenslble alm and objret or nls
entrance Into edltorial work; but it aoon became ap?
parent that there was another and more peraonal
purpose in his taking this step. and that was the
furtherance of hls own candldacy for l nlted States
Senator. Another featnre of hlB edltorial page was
to be the lighting of the Cleveland Admlnlstratlon
and all its worka.
Mr. Bryan began his dutles on "The World-Her?
ald" on September 1, 1*.. He struck a curioua and,
to his enemles. entcrtainlng ar.ag, ljowever, before
long. The proprletors of the paper had contracted
with the Republlcan Stair- Csatral <'ommlttee to
glve them two cohimns on the edltorial page dally.
Mr. Bryan soon found that they were tllilng thla
apaos with matter dsatlned to injure hls own pros
pects for winning the Senatorsnip; and aa these
proapecta were In reality what he chiefly Intended
to fostt-r, he became alarmed and endeavored to
brrak the contract in the court*. The sult was de
cided agalnst him. and he was obliged to go on
printing In his own paper matter detnmental to hls
own polltlcal lnterests. Aa a reBiilt of thla he re?
tired from the edltorshlp.
His fears were well grounded. for the Republlcana
elected John M. Thuraton 1'nlted States Senator to
suceeed Benator Manderaon. Mr. Bryan has? smee
been ln the retlrement of private llfe. He has, how?
ever, been an actlve worker for the cause of free
Bllver, and hns made frequent trlps through tho
South and West alv... atlr.g it. He Ib one of the
most rabid and uncomproniislng of the frte-silver
men. __ ,
Mr. Brvan has three chlldren?Ruth. eleven years
old; Wil.iam J., Jr, slx, and Uraee. flve Mrs.
Brvan. soon after the blrth of her first chlld, took
u|>"th. atudy of law, nnd was admKtSd to the bar.
She ls said to help her husband In hia law practice.
They live in a handsomo house in one of the best
parts of Llncoln.
Omaha, July lO.-Flv. thousand people of every
party -jammed the Btrssl ln front of "The World
Herald" offlce to get tho nev.s bnlletins from the
Corvention to-day. Each succ.edlns report which
noted a galn for Bryan waa recelved with wlld
burstB of applauae. When the report waa flashed
over the wlre that the Ulinols delegatlon had gone
over to Bryan the enthustapm of the crowd knew
no bounds. The convlctlon which had been grow
Ing since the first ballot that Bryan would be the
nominee was renderel almost ceriain to the crowd
by the action of llllnola
Th. accum-ilat ed ten.lon of feeling whlch nad
been on a-.nce last nlght, when the demonstratlon
was made for Bryan. remalned untll the flnal ari
r.ouncement of the U nlted Press report.ng the
nomlnatlon. Then the crowd lost all eontrol of
lts-'lf The exclted people threw thdr hats into the
alr"and velled them-elv.s hoar?c. Hundreda of pho
tographs of the allver champ.on of Nebraskft were
scattered out over the hes.'s of the crowd, which
ftcrambled madly for them. Among those _-ho
anxlously watched the bnlletins was Charlea W.
Bryan, brother of th" nomlnee.
Chicago, July 10.-F.arly this mornlng lt waa a_id
that Perry B.-irr.ont. Augustus Bcbell, Roswell P.
Flowsr I'e Laneey Nicoll. Francls M. Scott. c. C.
Baldwln, John F. Mclntyra Hugh J. Orant, charlea
Tracey anl Oeorge B. McClellan. all delegates. were
r. solved to 1-ave the Conventlon. It is S fSOt that
they hal declded 10 do all they eould u> per
aua-le the delegatlon to leave th., hall after the
noinlnations were made. Francls M. Scott said:
?There is a Btrong feeling in tha delegatlon thla
mornlng that we ought to boit. It seems to be the
duty of the dscent and self-respectlng Democrats
to refuse to particlpate. any long.r ln th.- proce. l?
lngs. A .ugg.stion from this delegatlon that we
were willlng to begln the work of creatlng a new
organlaatlon wouM be followed Immadlstely by
offers of assistanea from many of the abl_st men
in our State. Sut.po.ie wc eould get Wllllam It
Oracs to SSSUma the lendership of BU_h a party'.'
How long do you _upp_se !t BTOUl 1 take him to
create an orgaolzatlor. that would spreid and flour
Ish In every section of this country? We eould
easlly get all of the m,.ney neeessary for auch a
P'.;rp r*-0-"
Fredertc R. Cbudsri aaid: "I am flmily eonvlnesd
no Democmt ougbt to remaln In this Oonvsntlon,
Contlnulng to o-rupy seats here after the adoptlon
of that platform l.lnds us in a certaln Benee ta
BUpport lt. 1, for one, wlll not do that. It Ib th"
sev.rest blow ever alrrr. at the lx-mocratV party."
Osher iiiaiabeia of the delegatlon expreeaod tii.-m
B.lvcs In slmliar terms.
Mr. Hill had rsssHfSd telegrams durln. the day
haformlng hlm that "The Brooklyn F.agle" and
"The Huffalo Courlsr" would not BUpport a tlcket
nomlnaie.l on the platfonn. Mr sheehsn was
preaent, and h. manlfestcd some huie anxiety as
to wh. .her or not ihe Informstlon was COrrsct.
Benator H.ll, after the adjournment, waa aske.i
what he thought of tne report thnt Mr. Dsns ln
"Tne ... w-Vork Suii' had this mornlng b.ilted ihe
silv.-r platform ar.d come out openly for McKlnley.
He sald: , _ _
"Fntll I see that for myself. and read It. I shall
re.fu.e to believe It. Mr. DsJlS has been given a
double doae by the platform- the silver lax snd
the lnc-.me tax. I would rath.-r not comment on
the proceedlnga of the Conventlon before they
are flntehed. Tha silver plank even yet \
may be rejected. At present. It may apticar that
ths planks were put Into the platform llk.- _.-rapa i
are thrown into a ragbag, I'pon sober sc .ind !
thought the delegatea may COSBe to this con. lu .on ]
an.l make changes."
Janie? D. Bell. chalrman of the Demoeratl- Cen- |
iral Commlttee In KUibb County, .ald he hnd
hnown "The Brooklyn Bsgls" would not aupport j
a free-allver tlcket aml platform, anl was not at i
al! BUrprtSed to hear that "The Xew-York Sun"
had taken a stand agalnat the platform.
"I eould not pretend to predlct JiiBt what eflfect
the actlon of tnese papers will have. Howsrer, it j
wlll oertalnly dtvlda the party ln New-York. In :
mv judgment, the aound-money li.nwrats wlll be |
largelv influen. e I by the stand they have taken."
Ex-Oonstressman Tracey, when asked what he
thought alx->ut the bolt of 'The New-York Suu"
and "The Brooklyn K.igle." rSMtSd'
"Oh well, there la no us. talklng. McKlnley wlll I
carry' Now-York and a great many other BtatSS. !
Of course, 'The New-York Sun' ls probsbly the i
Htrougest and most Influentlal Deirocratlc paper in l
the ..tate. It r_M0 not surprise me a blt to hear
that these papera are comln,. out agalnst ihe actlon
of this Conwentlon."
Chlcago, July 10.- IMscusslng the adjournment to
nlght, Senator Jones sald to a rvpreserMative of th*
! 1'nlted Press: "lt was the wlsi; thing to do. It
i would break iny heart lf we had through any sllp
| spolled the work we havo done. We began thla
i wofk twehre months ago, an.l havo done It thor
| oughly, mekln_ no mlstakea up to thl? hour. It
j would have been too ha.ardous a thing ty have
niBlied In. slmr.ly ts SBBhls "s to get away, and
] nomlnat.i a man to-nlght wlthout glvlng the sub
Ject ar.y con*;deratlon. We mlght havo named tho
| right man, and agraln we mlght have put a man on
the tlcket who would have rulncd us. So far aa I
i am oonccrn<-d. I eould not tell nt thl? moaasnt who
! would be my cholce. 1 thought arbsfl we adjourned
thla afternoon that 1 knew the proper man, but
' since then 1 have learned sufheler.t to perauade me
i lhat It would be fatal to nomlnute hlm. We loss
i ncthlng by tnklng our tlme. and when w? shall
'? have natn.-l tbe whole t.ck.t it wlll sweep ihe
cciuntry from the AMantic to the Paciflc."
MlddU-town, N. Y. July 10 (Speclal.i -Bryan'a
nomlnatlon is rscslrsd here with ouisiK.ken dla
taste. Many tSSdtng l.emocrats snnoWMS to thelr
followera that they wlll not aupport a silver tlrkci.
"Tho Argua. whl.-h ha_ been mort ouisi_jk.-n for
?old to-nlght endenvnrs to awlng IiiI-j llne by
, crltlclalng "*rne Sun's" actlon by aaylng ihat when
II |efl CleVtiulld (OT Butler llo Ollo followed.
For Jlliul Tlrrdaaraia
|i. |lor_for.l? Aclil Hlion|>hnt*.
l)r. B. W CBay, ns__ury, CaaSt. aaya: "I have ua*.
lt ln mind tlredneaa fr__l overwork. dyapepala anJ nervoua
aonditl-t.B, *nd found lt aJsaya vsrjr ben?0cl*l."
/ ? In tnrth, Vin Mariani is of
such cxcellent quality, it is per
fect, gives health, drives away
the blues." 4
Victorien Sardou. I
For overworked men, delicate
women, slckly children.
For exhau.Btion in hot weather take
VIN MARIANI with cracked Ice.
At Orucglsta and Faney Oroeers. Avold Suhetl
I_Ey?GB-__nAL. fuanci- peabod t. obbornb
TitK n_prni.n'AN tlatform.
Boston, July lO.-Wlthln the laat twenty-four
hours there has been a wholesale deaertlon ln
Boston and throughout the State, from the Dem?
ocratlc prlnclples aa expounded and frarr.ed by
the Chicago Convention.
Collector Wlnslow Warren, of the Port of Bos?
ton, an appolntee of Presldent Cleveland, an?
nounced to-day that he was no longer a Demo?
crat, and that he would vote for McKlnley. The
actlon of the Chlrago Conventlon haa, he sald,
disgusted the Democrats of this State, two
thlrds of whom, he says. wlll vote for McKlnley
and the other thlrd will refraln from votlng.
Professor Charles Eliot Norton, of Harvard
Universlty, sald ln an intervlew, that he has not
been a Democrat, but an Ind. pendent. Prof.-ssor
Norton sald he would vote f..r McKlnley because
the Republleaa platform stands for gold, al?
though he would have prcferred to vote for a
Democrat on a gold platform. He added that the
currency sltuath.n ls now very grave, and ls
llkely to rematn unsettled for yeara to come.
General Francls Peabody, a well-kn.wn club
man, who ran as Democratlc candidate for
Mayor of Boston ln 1W4. said: "At preaent I
wlll say my Intention ia to vote for McKlnley,
but I want to know what the alternatlve ls
golng to be. There may be none. It's a bad
sltuatlon all around. The flnanclal question ls
the paramount question of the day. No doubt,
the silver party thn-atens the pmsperity. yes,
even the very existence of the Natlon as a llrst
clas3 power; so you may wager that I am not
going to do anythlng that wlll endanger the
electlon of a sound-ni.mey candidate. I will not
have anythlng to do with a free-silver man.
There ls George Fred Wlliiams?why, 1 haven't
words to cxpress, my contempt for hlm.''
Osborne How.-s, whose promlnenee ln the
TarifT Reform League nnd as an edltorial
writer of "The Boston Herald,*' make hlm well
known as a rabid Democrat. said: "I ahall not
support the free-silver nominee of the Demo?
cratlc Conventlon, an.l If the Republlcans hold
to their declarallon for the gold standard, and
I odn't s.-e how they can do otbsrwtss, I shall
vote for McKinley."
Edward Atklnson fawrrsd B thlrd party, with
no Fresldentlal candidate. but a good platform
and with an alm at glvlng control in Congress
to sound-money men.
Professor Xnthaniel Haler, dean of the Law
renee BclentlflC School al Harvard, sald: "I left
the Democratlc party yesterday, and much as
I dislike Mr. McKinley, I shall vote for hlm next
Novembsf unless we have a sound-money Dem
oeratie tlcket. '
"I shall rotS for McKinley." sald ICOSSS Will
lams, presldenl of the Thlrd National Hank.
"but I thlnk It hardly neeessary to rr-aflirm my
posltlon on the money question, for every one
hnows how bltter I have alwaya been agalnst
blmetalllsm. 1 believe that the flght agalnst
the silver factlon of the Democratlc party ls
sure to come. and we ought to stand up and
have lt out wlthout further delay. For this rea
son I shall east my vote for McKlnley, a_ belng
the only candidate who can defe.it the silver
nomlnee of ths <"hlr_g<> Conventlon."
Among other prominent Democrats who said
in Intervlew. that they would vote for McKln?
ley are __-Pay.na_.er Albort D. Bo. on, of Chel
..'a; W. I Bowdlteh, C. Loverlng, F. C. Bom
dltch, c. C. Js_ kson, CSaaataa Hralne, Phineas
Pttrcs and Dana K. t>-_.
D. o. OaiFTIN WIUi not srp...ht thk lemo
Watert own, N. T. July 10 (Hpeclal..?Every leader
and prominent Democrat ln thla clty ia outsp-.ken
ugalrun the Chlcago platform. and they declare
they wlll vote f.r McKlnby. The statem-nt from
the leaders that they will not voto for Hryan had
deaaorsUaed tha party here and Ir.sure.l for Mc?
Kinley an overwhelmlt.g majority in Jeffer?on
County. Never haa there been auch a break ln the
par.y ranks la V.'atertown.
Daniel C (JrlfTln, ex-chalrman of the Democratlc
State Exe.-utlve Commlttee. has b?en the Demo?
cratlc boss in thla county for BftSSfl yeara. Ho
"1 Bhall not vote for the nominee of the Conven?
tlon, for the ISSBOB1 that the platform contalns bo
many iiii.lem.x.'ratic an.l objectlonable featurea th?t
Its approval hy votlng for the candidate nomlnated
thereon would involve a stultlflcation of the p_ltl
cal vlews I have hell and advocated for twenty
live y.-ara. No, I pief.r to remalti a Democrat in
BtSSd of belng convrrte.l to Ropult.m, Greenhaok
ism or flBB SllaBf hereslcs. For more than twenty
years heretofore, when any of these heresl.s has
. hown Its head in a Democratlc Natlonal Conven?
tlon It haa been spurne. as lt deserved, and lt ls
only after Democracy ha. pafised under the controi
of srrstChsa like Tlllman and Altgeld that tho
heresles I have anumerated eould flnd any coun
tenance in a so-eallsd Democratlc National Coaaaa>
tlon. 1 hope that the New-York delegatlon wlll not
support the mmlnee. an.l would have preferred to
hnve had them bolt the Conventlon."
Judg=> Henry I'urr.ll, a leallng Democrat. eays:
"I Bhall not aupport the nomlnee. The lesdtaf spir
its in th.- ChkMaao Conventlon to-day ar? not Demo?
crat., bul Anarehlata nnd rsrolutlonlata Hlil and
Flower und Whltney and Russell nre turn*d down
l.y auch men as Altgeld and Tlllman. Party prec
edents liavu been overihrown, and ihe Democracy
of .efferaoa, Jaekaon, Tllden and Cleveland 1. sup
planted by Popullaa. if aoi by what ia arorss,
Jamea lt. Ward, Qe__r_BJ C. Sherman, ..x-Mayor
I-.-vi H Urown, Charlea II. Tubbe, A. T. B. ___*?
sing. H. H. Rtce. J. If. <-rirtln and many oiher
prominent Democrat, aay tbey w.U r.ot vote for
wsrner Miller, ol llerkimer, had a eonference
arlth a Rumbar el leadlng Bepubllcsna bera to-day
on the aubject of a change ln the Bepubllcan Statr
organlaatlon. He _us entertalned bv B. H. I-g
?tnrt. and Bmon. tboae present were Senator Joxeph
Mnllln. Hannlbal Smlth and ex-Clvtl S.'vlce Com
mlMlonar \v. \>. McKtnetry. Mr. Miller made a
atatement lhat no b^lt ls Intsnded, but upholda the
right of *iu- rotsra to ebooaa in convanllon as to
arhetbsr thejr deslra Iha eontlaaanca ot ihe preaent
State Commlttee anl leader. htp or not. if they do,
the oppoeltlon wlll aubmll and poll hea-tiiy f.ir th_
tlckel and If they d.> not, the name _ubml_B!on to
the wiii nf th.- majority wiii bs aapeeted of tha
present organlaatlon Mr. Miller urge_ almply
lhal there be a full, free .md fuir espi-Mlon of the
people in caocuaea and local conyenUona through
tr.- Btate or, this auble.-i and a falr. honeat expre.i
alun In the ritate'Conventl.m, and wlll ablde by tho
r.sulr. lle found a atrong _<iit:nieiit h-re in favor
of d ehsnga rrom hsrs he went to oaweco.
-o - -
8an Kran-laco. July 10 (Bpss__t| -The nomlnatlon
8_ Bryan 8a >? free-ailver plalf rm. wtul. It wlll
attrat r.ome allver Republlcans, wlll !_-? a bad
blow io tho goii Dssnecrata tt CslKorala. Many
of theae conatTvallve men have already d.clared
lhat they BBBUM r. maln paaalve durlng the cam
piiign. a? ataneh Paaaontaia. tiu-y rannot bring
themaelveB to vote for M* Klr.ley. but they re. og
n ae in bryan and the Chlcago platform a dlatlnot
-. ? 9)-~~~
menaco to the bualnese Interesta of tbe country.
Several predlet that the Democratlc silver leau
ers will flnd contrlbutlons for the campalgn futia
verv slow thls year. because few men ln charge
of farge flnaneiul Interests will feel llke furnlshlng
the sinews of war for n fight against thelr own
principles. Among the prominent Dernocrats who
have avowed thnt thev will v .te for McKlnley I*
Thomse ll. Hlr.hop, a well-known lawyer, who haa
been con.?plcuoiis for hls dSVOtion to the Deruo
cratlc party for twenty years. Ile ls a strong go d
man, and therefore he llnds no standlng-ro/m ln
the old party llnes.
Indlanapolla, July 10 (Speclal).?The nomination of
Bryan caused a brlef cheer from the crowds ln
front of the bulletln boarda, but whlle nobody ex?
pected the nomination of Matthews tho result of
the Conventlon dld not cause as much cummotlon
as a county conventlon usunlly does. The insult
to the Admmlstratlon and to sound-money Demo?
crats yesterday ln refuslng to Indorse the Presldent
caused much resentment among the better class of
Democrats, who to-day and last night were In a
partl<-ulnrly ugly mood. Sour and long faces were
the rule, and lt was not uncommon to hear dec
larations from Democrats that rather than vote
thls "bastard Popullst" ticket they would vote for
Governor Matthews heard the result of the bal?
lots at hks home, and when hls vote renmitiod at
a standstlll there was a nHlceable dlsappjlntment
In hls face.
Among the Democratlc wholesale merchants of
Houth Merldlan-st. there ta not one who favors the
platform. and moat of them now declare they will
not aupport it. Tromlnent among thls class of
Democrats are George O. Tanner, of Tanner A
Sulllvan. and the Surveyor of thls port, ex-AUor
ney-Oeneral A. O. Smith. John W Kern, ASBlBtant
l'nlted States Dlstrict-Attorney Henry ??','?'?
John W. Murphy, August Klefer. Mlchaet Ol n
nor. Sterllng R. Holt. Mayor Taggar, ?. <> llck
ens. W. D. Bynum, F. T. Hord \\. J. Brow*l,
Austln H. Brown. John T. Dye John 1 t renael.
Otto Frenzel, Oscar Freniel. Hlram Mlller, **aui
Krauss. Charles Mayer. Frank Mlller and Frank
Reaume. r,???
In'Mayer's store there are twenty-seven Demo?
crats who will vote for McKlnley. at be ngQer.
mans. There are other reports of W^BjesaJadeasr.
tlons from the Chicago bear plt. John R. WIWOB,
ex-County Clerk. a natlve of Virglnla, a bora
Demoerat. showed he felt psrtlcu'arly ouraged
"It was a Jacoblnlcal mob," he said. flerrely, and
deserves nothlng but aMcrttta fra Denmradto.
No lover of hls country can BUPPOrt its n 'mlnees
or its Dlntform I cannot vote for M:KInle>, but
1 wlU not for any candldate for Presldent or COO
mnta mon a free-salver platform. Do you eup
roae for a mlnute that the old soldlers Will Mip
gort ? ticket nomlnated on a platform wrttten g
THlman and Altgeld? I f.-el 'I'j^ed thf{1 (gh|
tiekct should bear the name of Demoerat. lt is a
baie traveatv upon the name. The angered ele?
ment o? the par^lncliideB all Its able leaderahlp
Snd chlef conirtbutors to the campa.gn fund.
western Buanrm men want boend money.
Ssratoga. Ju'.y 10 (SpeclaD.-Outspoken sound
monev Democrats here denounce the free and un?
llmlted illver eotUSgS platform of the Chicago Con?
ventlon and declare that they will aupport the gold
standard and protection nomlnee of the RepubUcan
psrty They revolt from the actlon of the Bryans.
Tlllmans and Altgeld* of the Anarchist-Democ-ratlc
Convention. and look upon that gatnerlng as an
irresponslble and dangerous mob of fanatles.
Th? reprehensible conduct of the majority of the
silverltes in the Chicago Convention has d'.sguated
sound-money Democrats, who aver that it is ihe
bounden duty of all patrlotlc cltlz.-ns to unite in
crushing the sl'.ver heresy, and by so dolng save
the honor and credit of the Nation.
Abelt Putnam, a well-known CklcagO shoe dealer,
who is here on a brlef vlslt. said to-day ln BBBWer
to an ir.terrogatory eOBCSrnlBg the .o-ealled "M
ver eraze" ln the West: 'There ls not 80 much of a
silver craze mon? the aolld. thlnklng bualneaB
people of the West ss the silverltes wlth thelr gll -
ertiig storlea woul 1 have you be.leve. Por ?sm
i.ie "nv tirm prepared a circular ro ba sent to our
custoraera ln the Weet-thst portlon cai.ed the
?Sl'lver States'-asking whether they were ln fav..r
of allver or sound money.
"One Of these Clrculara was earefully malled to
each of our euatomera We received prompt replle*
from all Out of over one thousand repliea from.
customsra only Btventy-two favored allver. whlla
the ba ance favored aound money. ao you see. that.
lnmv oplnlon La about the slze of th. thlng among
he bu"lne.a psopls. sad bllMMBB peoptaUK?J??
know what they are ta klng about, and the aound
mZv people r.f th, country will in November
tenrh" the silverltes a les-on they never will forgct.
VOT1 TOT lu:i?ci'.l.l''AN TICKET.
Baltlmore, July 10 <3pecUI).-The bolt of the aolld
conserva'lve Democrats of thls Clty against what
th-y call tho Anarchlst platform adopted by the
Conventlon at Chloago ls beoomtng Keneral |B busi?
ness clrcles. Presldent Daniel Mlller. of the M.-r
chants and Manufacturera' ASSOdatlon, always a
Demoerat, says he will vote the Republlean tfcltet,
an.i that he does not believe aenstbts Democrats
will be bound by the actlon of a Conventlon eonv
pnaed of auch AnarchlBts and cranks as tbat at
Alexander Brown. head of tho banklng house of
A'exander Brown & Sons. an old D^aajcrat. aald
the*n"y thia* for lnteWgsnt DwBocrsta todojto to
vote for the Republlean nomlneea, who Btand f.>r
honest Btoney" Th? platform adoptedI waa not
DemocraTlc but rVpn\istlc. and should bo re
PCnari>B D Fisher. of Gl'.l A Flshsr, one of the
torgestgrala ahipping fcaaala the county said he
hl thls cltvln whlch th.- majority of the buaineaa
pluruiity for McKlnloy.
Vot b member of a Democratlc club of prominenee
could be found in the city last night who had ajrood
word to say for the candldate nomln.td for l'rest
dent by the Democratlc Natlonal CMventkM or the
platform adopted by that Jieeullsr as-embly. te
claring for free silver. Everywhere there were de
nunclatkin. sorrow and exeeratlon among th.se who
have voted the Demoeratic ticket a!l thelr llves. but
who declared last night that they had come to the
partlng of ihe waye.
At the Democratlc Club. No. 617 Flfth-ave.. ex
pres?!t,ns cf conde.mnation of the pfOCOedtOgB at
Chicago were all that eouM ?>o heard The mem
berH aenouncwj rhe platform n"'1 i^r^ard whl li
and Btormed aijalrist the .oniplete dlsrega d w n n
the silver fanatl.H evlncad tor tho 9?*$** " J**
gold element. Whlle no *?*?*. %5"onveBtlOn
elsre hls dlagual for the artton or ine ?
SSCh d.prerated the PUbltoallon of his nam ana
ssked not to be quotso. ?I^^H!*?m.L"luS
lucunce at glvlns out the true feell ;g of tt>*? <-^
Ex-Uovernor Flower. v*****,***!?.-}^ , ,,resl.
over tbe Ansrchlstg ConvenUon 1? ?tn0*a'I *, nront,
.lent of th. ^mocrttW < . ?" ' |H^unlly weil
whose contempt for th- pro..eoins? ';, *.....? ^s
known. la one of tba j^rBr?taatfnight. tha attl
was said by another governor las. Wat??JJ th
that he would stand by the PJWOTOMJ
*^tt*^ Wha!
,aA,0VVresVlng^rm",pht're','hung over ihe MgB.
!?u\h?^t;j,so"'!h;,,d';.;n,;imi.^,; s.?**
face ley discuKsion of ihe performsnoe at CliJoago,
"MVIlVrdlng'aUclatod In bUStaSBa iBtsrsatfl Wlth
Chirman ilrikiev, of 'he Daaaaismlle ?tate Com
ml te" "poke to the oolnt when ha BBld:
'?KrBiikiv 1 don't llke lt. Who la there -hat would
aniirov" ihi platform and nomination Bjade St Chl
cago? Certainly no thlnklng man. I cant un
'^STrmAat of the gold element |a Keenly felt at
the Msnbsttsn Club. where a meetlng of aound
BMney retTresentatlvsa wsa held |ust ortor to tha
CTngoYtbs Natlonal Conventlon. The eMktoa
nt for gold accordlng to the BtatementB of nn m
e.-s toat irtght and the aetlon at Chicago la diam.-i
rkaiiy oppooad ta tba newa of Democrata here.
McMlnnville. Ore.. July 10-The lirst State Con?
vention of the l'nlon WalalHCI P?rty waa heM
here yesterday. Seven'.een delegatea w.-re atSCtsd to
the St I.ouis Silver C .nventlon. all of whom are
lUpablloana or Vopullats. Tho platform odoBtsd OS*
olarsa ansqulvoeslly for free eotaaga of Bllsor and
Indoraei th.- actlon of ienstor Teller an-l hla
Bls*-)elates ln holtmg the Natlonal Ftfpubllcan I oti
v<-ntlon A resolutlon liisrrn'-tlng the .lelesates to
vote for Teller ?m defested, however. DUnd be?
ing the flrst ObOtCe of ihe delegatlon, ..lthoiig-h they
gi aaplaaged. ^
The reirular mecllng of the PloWSfS LSSgUS of the
XlVlh Congress Dlstrlit was held at No. Hli
Ht Nichola?-ave. ->n ThuriKlay laaafl Fuld. the
presldent. and many actlve Reilblleana were pres?
ent. There were a mnnber of new menib-ra eu
rollcd, and Ih. .-on*en?iua of .-pl"'"'! af B4 N an-l
old membera was that iniand Plewera ahould rep
rea nt the dla'.rict co a nuu-facttoiml Republli.au
Hnnyadl JAnos ;
THE ONLY OHtrhaving recelved
over lOQOJestimonials from Medical AuthoritTeS
CAUTION : #?** genutne wiwhout tho $lffnatot,ro>
of Ihe flrm ?A&dreSS Saxlehncr" on fhe tabcl.
In vlew of the fact that yesterday waa nomlnatlng
day at Chlcago. an hour before the Conventlon met
eager little groupa of polltlclans, buslr.ess men and
others lntereated In the proe.redlngs of the Demo?
cratlc Natlonal Conventlon began to gather around
the tlckers ln the varioua hotela uptown. The
utmoet interest waa manlfeate. in the reports. and
when the worda "Bryan ta nomlnated" came tlck
Ing over the wlre there was not a man who d!d not
gasp and say, "Well. I never!" or somethlng slm
llar. It waa a surprise of the greatest klnd. and
every one was daaed for a moment and too much
surprlsed to talk about lt. Bryan was praetically
an unknown quantlty to all, and there were eager
quenes aa to who he waa, where he came from,
what hls record was, and why he ahould have been
chosen. There were few men who eould answer
theae qtiestlons. and when the tlck.r announced
further that tha Conventlon had 'aken a recesa
untll 8 o'clock the little groupa thlnned out, and
thoae who had haunted tha machlne went away
with troubled facea.
There were many polltlclans of note ln the clty
yesterday. Far from the enthuslasm and madd"ning
stampede of tho Convention, they eould vlew the
altuatlon calmly and apeak dispeesionately. There
were very few found who commendel the nomlna?
tlon or expresse.l the bellef that Bryan would be
elect.-d. Rerhapa the true feeling of the Democrats
in the clty waa cor.densed Into a few words by
Major Dickensplel, of Cindnnatl, a well-known
Democrat of the Buckeye State. Ho waa ln the
HofTman House when the nomlnatlon _ame in, and
he aald bltterly: "I am a Democrat and have al
ways been a Democrat. No one eould accuae that
Conventlon of belng a Democratlc one. I have
never voted any tlcket In my llfe except the Demo?
cratlc tlcket, but 1 shall vote for McKlnley this
year. I cannot countenance the Chlcago platform
or the man on It. I work for all the money I get,
and I do not get aa much as I want as it ls. I can?
not afford to have my lr.come chopped In two by
tbe adoptlon of a fanatical free-colnage money eyB
tem. The people that would be hurt most by the
adoptlon of a system of free colnage are the work?
lng pe.ple and the men who work for a aalary. Thla
ticket cannot and must not wln."
John W. Book walter, once a candidate for Gov
e**r.or of Ohlo. leaned over the tape in the Hoffman
House and chlrpe_ with mrprlae. He Is a wealthy
man, but a radlcal free-colnage rran. He kept '.n
sistlnt? that MrfiBsn or Stevenson would be the
nomlnee, and plalr.ly dld not favor Bryan. Ab the
stampede for Bryan continued, he gritted hla teeth
and declsred thr.t somethlng would be done yet to
roind up ihe ?tarr.peded ones. Wlun Bryan's noml?
natlon was asanrsd, h3 sald that, wblle he was not
well acqualnted wlrh the "Boy Orator of the
Platl.," ne feit sura he would make a go:.d candi?
date, and that he would wln. The lack of en
thuaUam shown by Mr. Bookwalter was also manl
fe-:.-l by olher free-co.nage men, and lt was
traced by one keen observer to the fact that tho
old-llne Democracy had been ignored and thnt a
new man had been brought to the fror.t. This re
pudllttOQ of the oid-tlme Democrats ia looked upon
by many aa a alap in the face for the "old guard,"
and many defectlona wlll be due to it, lt is de?
Oeneral Chartsa H. Grosvenor. member of Con
Krees from Ohlo, the .tatiaticlan of the recent Mc?
Kinley campaign, acame down . talrs ln the Fifth
Avenue Hotel carrylng a large bundle of lettera
anJ Io_k!n_- happy just as Bryan's nomlnatlon waa
announced. The General sails for Europe to-day
to be aone for two montha, and ho says that the
fall will be tlme enough to take up McKlnley'a
campal&n. He was manlfestly eurprteed at the
nomlnatlon of Bryan, and aald wonderlngly:
"Bryan. Bryan? Why, that ean't be." On belng
aaani-d that such waa the case. he remarked:
"W. 11. I am not sure but what lt ls about aa good
a nomlnitlon as the party eould. make. Those fel?
lowa out there are pecul ar, and Bryan aulted them
botter than any one else. They dld not want any
of tho old roostera llke Bland, Boles and %o on. and
the ahortest cut aeross the lot waa to Bryan. What
th_ Democratlc pnrty ls looking for la oblivion.
They wanted a candidate who eould be snuffed out
w.'hout haTing the tradltions of th? party .. attered.
Such a man ls Bryan. He ls young. He Is a prod
uct ot the aystaan of evolutlon. or rather dlalntegra
tlon. that hns been (rolng on wlthln the party. He
ls a man of the moment. A speech brought hlm to
th-? front and n_mlnat-d hlm. I am not sure but
thr.t he ls the str.ng-eat man that the free-al'ver
men eould n< .r.lnate, as he '.a well known ln the
WSSt, but they had no one atrong enough to carry
the ele. .'in this fall. It wlll be a pyroteehn.e cam
___R-n. bnt Ihs lisht wlll fall. The Democracy la
drf't.n . towml oblivion rapidly. and lt has a can
i.dato lhal c.ui glve lt a swlft, speotaeulnr courae,
after arhleh w-ill come darknesa and the end."
The two eadlest men at the Fifth Avenue Hotel
yesterday were Senator Arthur P, Gorman, of
Maryland, and 3.nat..r Watson C. BOjttlf*, of Wash
Inston. Both, to aaa the expre. ?l.-.n of a local c.leb
r;ty, "are in the hole." Senator Gorman, knowing
that ihe Conventlon would be control'ed by the free
COlRaga men, refused to go to Chlcago, and It has
been bsM that hl_ refiwal to take up the cudgels
ln rhe interest of sound money wa. caused by hls
dlallhs f"r Presldent cleveland. Mr. Gorman Ib ln
bs4 ___pe, polHIOBlly. ln hls State. Hls oi"gunli.at:..n
recelved a drubbing by the Republlcana last fall
that made hlm wlnce. Now he la trylng to reelalm
hla Btata for de Democracy, and the ifnst proposl*
?lon that prsssnta ltself Is arbSthor he ahall bolt ths
aomtnatlOB at ChlOSfO or not. lf he doea, he loaea
the name of bslnf a r-gulur, an.l lf he does not he
must t.-ike his men ajid go. !>._/? and ba_g4ge. Into
the fre.-ellv.r camp and enllat ln a cause he knows
ln i_- wr.'ii., an-1 arblob he knowa cannot rucceed.
It Is the uut.tl.ii or what he shall do that ls worry
ing hlm. When bssb al hls hotel yeeteraay his brow
was furrowed deep arlth thouirht, an.l he l_--?_ed 'o
be egcuaed from exprenr-inic ar. opjaion. L_uer he
went down to Long Branch to mu.e over the .jues
ti?n by th.- nturmurtng sea amvaa
Benator Bqutre'a pomtloa ls about equally trylng.
He i. a Republlcan, wlih free-oolnage preferences.
H* la a canatdato for re-eisctlon this fali to his se-at
ln the _>n_ie. The recent Republlcan Siate Con?
ventlon in Wa>'_lng:._i declared for the j<_id atand?
ard. Ks kept away from the sr. IahiIs <\>nvention,
and Blnca the nomlnatlon of McKlnley and th-* adop
ti n of a go'.d-siandur.l platform. he has maue no
rommfnt and rrfraln.-d from deelarlnar hls Inten
ttooa. Th.- nocnln?tlon of Brvan ?n_ the a.i>.ptlon
of a fras-colna_a platform glvea hlm a chance to
Boct on that slde, and, whlle he thlnka that hls
S-..te wlll go fcr fre. allver, he haa a BSUnttng fe ar
that it arUl not Morsovac there is a ssntsstaal
for his seat l:i Governor M.SJraw. of WaBhimrton,
M*h... Is an om-.ind-out .old-sttndard man Ihe
_>.|<Ht..r merefore, araa imable to define hu poaltlon
yeaterday, and. ror-rrln? xo Bryan'a nomlnatlon,
almply remarked: It ls most aurprlslng-'n fact.
Btartllng 1 '.*> n >t thlnk that any one dreanv-.l that
he would h. nofnlnatsd. lle ls strong with the frce
oolnaga men. and wlll be aupporte.l well."
Charles W Falrbanks, chalrman of tlie commlttee
tini weiu to I'aterson to Inform Mr. Hobart oflfl
etally ot his noBBtnaadoa for VIss-FrasMsni by the
8t. I.ouls Conventlon, an.l MyroS T. Herrlck. the
Cleveland banker and porsonsl frlend and lieuten?
ant of Major McKlnley und Mr Hunna. left th.- clty
yesterday for the W<->;. whlle the ballo:lng was stlll
goliiK on. They were hlghly plt-aaed with the turn
il ri, ihinna it 4.1 taken In Chlcago. Mr. Herrlck auve
the fres-colnaa* men a i .irtlng ah.i l.y remarklng:
"They are making a loi of aoisa ?nd raising a
|-r.-.r de.il of BZCltement, but lt la an ar.iti lal pan
demonlum. They ennnot wln next fall The bu.l
neaa intsrssta ol th.- eonntry *r? ao vast und the
ln ereata of the people are ao Bacred that no wlld
lunacy wlll bs a'.li.w.-d to lucv>ee.l. Major McKinley
wlll be alscted, and every Democrat who l.elleves In
keeplng our aaonay on a par with the beat In ihe
arorad arlll v >io ror hlm He alone stamla between
th.< control of the Goveiniutiit and thi* lrraaponalble
?4-.wd t..a. tms captarcd the Democratlo party.
He wlll get a \*ote, for thla rea.on. that wiii be taaw*
Mr. Falrbanks, Just as he atarted for hls h._*
ln Indlana, said: "You cin tei: the country rt__
Indlana ls aafe. We are golng to keep lt m _n? R_.
nubllcan llne. and wlll glv. McKinley a good ma.
Colonel H. II. Pretty-man. of Governor Bu*_i__r.
staff. In Ohlo. who waa at the Fifth Avenue H.u|
durlng the dav, waa emphatlc ln his atateinenta
about the Chlcago tlcket. The c0'.one! *,_? been n
the van for McKlnley for months, and yeaterday
remarked conc.rning Bryan'a nomi_a_l<_.: 'He to
ihe eaglest man to beat. I am gla I rhat _.?y _??
lected a man from away out there Re ia M tha
_et.b?n where the silver sentlment ls r'f?, and ha
can carry a few of hls own people. p. rhaps. but ba
wlil never carry the coumry. Major M> Kinley la
to be oongratulated upon thfc ea*y vtetorr he _f_
have. If there waa ever a probablllty of hls tatag
defeated at the polla It Is now. wiped out entlr.ly.*?
JVsalah H. Baker. one of New-York"s old _.__!?_?
men, anl recelver for the Hotel Brunswlck, i>
mark'.l yesterday; "Bryan is an anknown quantlty
to me H? was never heard Of before the . 'onv_ntk_
and he will never be heard of after Novasshar, Tba
people of this coun:ry. at len*r the oreater part af
them. have not gone craav. If a mar. llke Bryan to
.0 be elected Prealdent of the I'nited Sratea. I _*
jriad that I am gettlng out of the hotel rxisji?_g
He will never s?e the offi.e. however."
fiylvaeter T. Everett, of Cleveland. who baa baa
one of Mr. Hanna'a cl.B-_t frlenda ln the McKinley
campatgn, and who wlll alao be an active managar
In th- "omln. campalgn for the Repiiblican party,
waa hlghly dehghted with the nomlnatlon. H? re?
marked: "This aeules It The oid Democracy g
wrecked. Ou; of the aahea comea a BCfSaaga oocda.
ecrlprt. mongrel organlxatlon that ___ dle ln dn
throea of lu birth. The nomlnatlon of Bryan to a
surprise, and lt is the weakest nomlnatlon that tba
ConvenrUon eould make. The party cu-nnot _??<?_*.
en:husla.?tlc over hlm. fhe aelection ot auch a yoing
man anl the r*pudlatlon of the old llne Demowala
who have worked year in and y_er out for tho eauaa
will b- taken as an affront. anl Mr. Bryan wiii nat
flnd it amooth aailing. It would be hard to harto
l-r.ze the partv or the platform or the eindldaa.
under any general head Whatever ti_9 or*ani _.._?_
may be, however, lt wlil be badiy beaten ! . ttecoa.
test at the p_4le." ^^
General Jos?ph T. Torrence, of ulir.oia wha
claims to be the pioneer McKlnley man, and wba
two years ago predl. .ed that McKlnley would te
the nomlnee thla year. dropp?d Ir.to the .ity yea
terday. wearlng an "I.told-you-so" aml.e He waa
congratuiated by several friends at the Fifth A?e?
nue Hotel upon hla predictlon. He expr<-__cd suf
prise at the nomlnatlon of Bryan, and added, la
referen.-e to th* eonteat agalnst Altgeld.. rn, free
coinage and Democracy ln hls State: "Illlnols wia
glve 100..W) majority for the Republlcan tlcket, for
a eertainty. I know the people la that 8rat., ani
they are diagusted with Altgeld, Sortallsm ar.d An*
archy. The people who thlnk rhat Att*eM and
the free-co'.nage people can carry Illinois do not
know what they are talklng about. I admlt rhat
the Soclalists will make a blg nolBe for Altgeld.
who la a candidate fDr Governor agaln, but he w.a
be snowed under ao deet> next fall that he wia
never be found again. I have Juat come fron,
Chlcago and the ho-.vllng Anarchlstic mob xb*t\
whlch la atyled a Democratlc Conventlon, haa dla?
rusted every one. Compare St. Loula and Chlcaao.
The Convention in one clty was ruled with order,
braina and decency. ar.d Major McKlnley was
nomlnated. In the oth-r we have rlot, Anarcny,
Socialism and Brvan. Who wlll support the latter?
Why, Major McKlnley wlll be electe . by one of
the greatest majorlt'.es ever given ln thla country,*
Among the passengers who arrlved here on __s
ateamer St. Loula laat evenlng wtre Cleua Spreckel*
the well-known rugar man, and his famlly. Mr.
Bpreckela aaid that he was surprisel to bear that
the silver men had domlnau-d the Democrati. Nv
tional Conventlon in th. manner that they h*i_L Br
ta a Btanch Republlcan. and was eonflden. that tht
_xa.rci_~t.c onalaught of the silver men woaJ. Oant
no effect on the Republlcan party, but that Ua*
Kln'.ey would be elected by a tremendous xtajprttj.
Ho bellevel that tr.e R .publteans BBMaM sMB mora
than thelr uaua'. atrength, even in the _eat
Mr. Spreck?_s br'nga n#V ldeaa for tho prodJBMOS
of augar. and machlnery for the making 01 -an
augar wili foilow hlm.
-a- J
Powell Clayton. member of the Repub.lcan Kss
tional Commlttee from Arkan?as, and one of tbS
orlglnal McKinley men, was at the fifth Avenas
Hotel yesterday, and he declart1 that Bryan coaJ
never be elected. In speaklng of tha cott.m plan:ere
ard that claaa of voters. he *ald: "The cotton plantefB
should atand flrmly together for sourd money. Thaf
have a product that ls *o\i in a atHind aaotxy *-<-?-?*
The priee of cotton ls Bzed In Uverpool.Jaj**??+
atandard country. Free coina_e anX nrfalva tne
pianter a better prlca for hla cotton. baoomo tba
Llverpool purchaser wlll almi ly buy our rhe_D Bj
ver with hls goid and pa> ihe Amerl.-an V"*'*"
ln hls own cheap cin. P itton rhus bough ... laaag
to England would be manufacturad b> cheap> laaaa
and we would. In turn, hav, to buy ?*?*???
It would be a deploraUe experlm.-nt. but WSraiB
no danger of Ita b ln . trled. Wa sre f0j^.*_?2
the country for McKlnley, and I think th? Arka?
aaa wili break p-ece.lent anJ go to thA n.?-pun.icaiai
5_rty Of eoaVae. <he p.mocrats have tha ?*\*?
tn their hand* and hold the oMcea. ani.. ttle .ert
than a revoim'.on ean dtap-aee tbeaa. A4l._g._g
Democrat* ln Arkansa. are not 'or Ctm eolaaaa
The buaineB* men who are Democrata aea th*f*wg
of the doctrlne. ard I thlnk we can Kl^^^**
xo eleot our State t'eket and Kive McKln.ey a mii
iorlty Th/ b.ti>-ground l. to be toth*^.mMg
Western BUtaa, l.ut I thlr.k that .\.t> aay '??
mattarTa dScuased tht- free-comage ?sse wffl S>
?re_Ve We a re making enverta. and the b_t'_8
wlil go for the right/_
-the cancaoo AN-aRCHISM
Pltylng aympathy more than anyhing elsr ,-Ti^
actorlaed the uiieraiu-ea of membera of the l BM
Leaaue Club last night raspiPtlBBJ the t*ttmm
Bryan for Preallent by '.he bemocratl. OB?rSBdBl
and the declaratlon for Ma8 free ootnag. of ?.v?r.
George L WhUman. the drygooda mer.hant. u eoo
servatlve man ln polHles. aald: "It is a ajaaaaOai
arhOthSff thla ia a Democratlo C>nventton BtCbB-BBa
I would not llke to acc.se the Democrata of i* Jja
aitack on tho Su?r-n,e Court. J'^-'f'f **_}**
le.s character of irrcsponslble men. and the denuad
ation of the Fcdeivl autho-lty w*hioh BOK *****
0Ue.; an uprlcing whlch the local BttjlM?Ura*>iua ??
__w.reas. exhlblt a terrlble Btaie of affaira 99 b pa
T_K,i man who has voted the f>?tto
tlcker all hls llfe. wh... ?Km ?f?jj??8? i^mT.
tlon at Chicago was for free a her saia.
part company with the D. .r.ocratte 1 mr?> 4B4
??But I do reaard that a^therlng nl ?^^*?? Q
Ita t.?nguey nomtnea1 sa raownflna snj -??'?*;,.?-.
t^-e men of rrapectablllty whom we _n .? ?. > .
crats A p?r:y'of bandlta havs sasad ^-.^1*5
of rhe Democrats and CSrrled .W'VJ*:1" tJ .ug,
hand. Whlle oawnalbly und r ^?Oamottmv aaaja
they have a r.d lla_ up Aslr8lS8W ,rJ
.'.eneral H.-7 was Been l-is as he ??** a
out of the club for a rlde., Whlle avarae v w j
nn onln'on 0:1 horseback, he rald pau _ ' ,
.tV-P"i ?ee nohp.r.llel for the rre.-ed.r.g. .^
wrong slde." __
From The Hartford Ttmes.
The dirtlerrt people ln the world have roto -tiy
dUcovere.1 gy an expK.rrr .n tha ? B'?< ??-?'*? n
Sve ln an inacceaaible mountan lanae ?? tarsaa
Black Bea and the Caaplan. the r yll.ai.e 88M
anuslv hldden awny thn* no fOVerntt,ent naa
been able to reach th.m. Ao they were l.M> >"
ag.., so rhey are to thla day. ?____?__?
V*n fr.m wlthout ther* a a eertaM P***3
nea? about a Bvanetlan vlllage. ?!'^J ;l ?'?
OonatStS of miaerable stone hove.s ^*_M^g _r4
tempt a: form or ad.rnment. Wlthln th. ?Jg^j
inconcelvably fllthy Thev MMaAwm"*
vermln anl dlrt ef every <K .7ll>,!?-?u r._ ? *t
no tlreplace nor chl.nney. All *f A^Sftuot tl
C d.ne over a lule scoope.1 out in the ml-J'e ?
"in1" theae houaea men and w -.men ?,;i,-.^',,?_n_
huddled together: durlng the lon. *'.";" ?r..u
they ar#> nhut for days at a tlm#. KNrr)T"K-_; '.0f
haa to be eloaed. en account ot Iha c>>.>i ,A^.refl
imtirlB-Himent ia. perhipa the ,-aus;^of tne ,1 .^
uon of the people. Hprribte d *-a>e-. r-au t nj^M
which ?re aggravated by ar1 abnorma 1 ?? >???*. ^
of arrack. the rtrong dW?ftlled dr.nh of tha_atmp
Bealdea being the dtrtleat, they are 1^"?JJy
i?ate8t peop!* on eanh lt la an Inyar a 1 ' Jgy
make four daya a week hoU.ijy**. '? 5#'fc5{|gys
aa extraa. Btn... they have a lm ??? 1 ihs n;"?,^
every other country with w.v.-h ','>"? and 11*
contart. lt la not aurprl?lng tau the men nnu
tlme for work. ?. ___.-, ,iin_ ar? I
Farmlng. bee culture and caitle bre ?";.;, u?,.
only IndiiBtrlee of th._e laiy ,?^1''K ..?Ji _ artk"
terrltory thare la not a alngl.. manu ?^u^n" _____
Their cnlldren marry whlle ver yo""* "f?
no achool. and. lastly. they havo u. _-.nn|.

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