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I If" ,,,F 00 ,T m it" Jl'i ilffeiSc k ' I THE WEATHER PREDICTION I Jp
- jg- T II" T rt J- A'l'l 1 For New York and Ito VlclaUy ll'l
If the Radicals Rule, Bland
Will Bo Nominated,
Conservative Element Want a
Man Like Stevenson.
Kilter Mm Eaaltaat Over Their Two.
third Vot-Tby Proclaim that thn
"Scat or Empire " Hn SowDm Trans
ferred to the Weit-Uneentlnoj rt Gold
ate at ChlCBSO me Drum-tie n the Exit
or the Hllrer Slea nt Ht. I.oul-noomor
All Candidate at a Htnndtlll-TIIr'
FTIcad HUH Hope that II Will Win.
CniCAoo, Julr 8. There li no doubt what
ver now that the frco-sllver men of tho Demo
cratic party are In the saddle, as for a month
thty have promised they would be. Moreover,
tbey are very firmly Boated In tho saddle and
are riding roughshod over all the elements In
the Democratic party that disagree with their
Popullttlo and Anarchistic views. The new
rulers of tho Democratic party havo stopped at
nothing, but havo followed the programme ar
ranged several weeks ago to reject the counsels
of the sound-money men nnd place the party on
record In favor of tho frco and unlimited coin
ago ot (liter.
Theso men bave gone a step further, and, after
gtltlcg control of tho proceedlnes of the Con
vention, have stolen enough delegates from
Nebraska, Michigan, and elsewhere to giro
tbem twn-thlrdsof tho entire Conveotlon.whtch
It 620 votes. With their majority they havo
' organized the Convention on a free-silver basis
from top to bottom, and with the two-thirds
majority wbloh they now have they will nomi
nate a Presidential ticket that will represent
the free-coinage craze.
Every move that has been made by tho man
ners of the Convention since It assembled dem
onstrates a new determination to give the conn
try proof of the absolute supremacy of the f ree
silver idea. As the silver men themselves ex
press It, they have at lost cut loose from their
Eastern allien and changed the teat of empire
from the East to the Mississippi Val
ley. This statement Is maJe with loud
'S boasting. A Kansas delegate stood on
the platform of the Convention to-day
Hid amid the applause of at lensl one-halt of
(be delegates and a largo proportion of the
taany thousands nf spectators within the hall
' proclaimed the new-born truth that the course
f empire Is In fact, as in theory, moving to tho
This sensational announcement, born largely
f pride In the knowledge that the free-silver
craze bat at last come U dominate the Demo
cratic party, was promptly repudiated and de
nied by Oeorge Fred Williams of Massachusetts,
a very recent convert to the free-silver idea, but
- it wts sv Went that the Convention, as a body,
sympathized with the bombastic utterance
of the man from Kansas. Tho Conven
tion applauded Mr. Williams only because
of his free-silver declarations, and because
, they recognized bla speech as tho first
tangible proof of their constant claim that
' the caue of freu silver Is rapidly gaining head
way In the East and In New England. The mo
tive for tho Massachusetts man's change of
heart Is said to be found In his desire to obtain
the Vlce-Presldentlsl nomination, and if this bo
trae. the youthful Hna once enthusiastic. Mug-
wump Is entitled to be congratulated, for it
cannot be denied that he made an Impression
upon the Convention as strong as even be. In all
the order of his new faith, could have expected.
Now that they are in full control of two
thirds of the delegates committed to the cause
rot free slh er, the real and would-be leaders of
the csose are at a loss for a further programme
of action. To-night they are apparently as far
from reaching an agreement as to the nominees
of the Convention as they were a week
ago. Tbey will not abrogate the two-
I thirds rule, although this is advised by tho
I dslecatet from various sections. Tbey have
now more than enough votes committed to tho
fret-silver cause to nominate candidates of
their own liking, and the only serious difficulty
that confronts them Is to settle the bitter quar
rel In the various delegation and select tho
names of the two free-silver Democrats who can
I control the entire silver vote.
Altgeld, the anarchistic Governor of Illinois,
, It still In a sense the master of tho situation,
and his speech before the Convention to-day
Impressed upon tils hearers the fact that he is a
minof force and ability, and all the more dan
gerous on that accouht. Arrogance marks tho
I bearing of every free-silver Democrot that
opens his mouth In the Convention, and not one
. filled to express his satisfaction with the char-
octerof the work already accomplished and to
' bdlctte that It would bo continued in tho tamo
Hsu until tho fall of the Chairman's gavel.
To-day and yesterday the old leaders of the
Democratic party sat silent In their seats while
ntw spokesmen of a policy of sectionalism and
Unsocial ruin waved the flag of populism over
tbt heads of the delegates. More strikingly
ren than yesterday, tho Convention to-day was
a mob of excited, unruly, hysterical men,
and Senator White, tho permanent Chairman,
bad no more control of them than tho police
of Cblcairohada few years ago over the Hlue
Island mob that shot down American citizens
In the streets of Chicago. From the stand
point of addresses to tho Convention, tho
speeches of Altgeld and Blackburn nnd Wll-
r J0' nd Hogg to-day wero clever and able.
They appealed to the passions nnd the sentl
menu that have been aroused In the breasts of
the delegates for the purpose of holding them
loyal to the free-silver craze, and they accom
pllthed well the work for which they were In
tended. Tht unseating of the sound-money delegates
from Nebraska and Michigan, nnd tho march
log of the Invaders Into the hall holding aloft
free-tlvcr banners, marked the limit of satis,
itctlon on the part of the free-tliver men, ond
they practically drovo the discredited dele
''" glnst whose regularity In tho State of
Wlchigau there was no question, from thu hall
Hh shouts of triumph and derision. Tho
mtrcidng of the free-silver usurpers into tho
"emocrotlo Convention to-day was In a senso
dramatic as tho marching out of tho free.
Hlver mm fr0m the .St. Louis Convention.
i th frDe 8"ler mon have noHr burned
tbelr bridgi behind thrni. and havo nlcd I ho
' My that the) are marching on to victory. Ilut
JJ'elrtaH, has only Just begun. Tho name of
jfe nomlneo Is no more certain now than
itwti tneniy.four hours ago, except that It now
eenu certain that the Bland craze has reached
limit and can bo crushed out If the factions
Woed t0 h, Domnntlon cfLU Mae themselves
loto harmonious action in support of some less
f Mlcal and therefore lest dnugerous foe to tho
Uemoeratio purty.
It It not likely that any man more radical can
B-tcb the nomination now from tho Missouri
f itrmer, but the so-called contervntlve element
U ' U ' lh8 'ree-llTer cohorts stagger at tho
1' ( Jy.'J01 of ,lllind th" Presidential candidate
I , Ml tL Democtlo party, and aro endeavoring tq
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whereby they will be' able to appreciate the
danger and the foolhnrdlness of nominating a
radical who cannot expect to reoelve tho sup
port of any ot thoso State, whlob are absolutely
necessary to Democratic success.
Dland can undoubtedly count on the support
of ono-half of tho 080 votes necessary to secure
a nomination, but that strength btinply makes
htm the target for tho attack of tho friends ot
all the other candidate, and although tho
great crowds nt unterrlfled Democrats ettll go
shouting through tho streets. "Stiver Dick,
Silver Dick, wn will nomluato you very quick,"
tho coot-headed men among th delogates de
clare that Uland can never control the neoes
sary two-thirds voto In tho Convention,
An Important change In tho situation to-day,
so far as tho nomination Is concerned. Is the re
bellion among the delegates from Illinois against
Altgeld's dictation. Tho I'opullstlo Governor
has selected Dland as the man most fitted to
present tho political Ideas promulgated by this
Coiivoutlon and at tho roan best fitted to pro
mots the political ambitions of the Governor of
Illinois. The delegation from tho State has
voted to support Dland, but a largo number of
Illinois dolegates declare that they are Instructed
to do this only so lone as Uland' nomination Is
reasonably sure. Ihey mean to stop at that.
Among these delegates there Is a focling that
another man than Dland should be chosen, and
almost with one mind they turn toward Vice
President Stevenson. He has n financial record
that is nolther Ash, flesh, nor fowl, and the
moderate-minded men on tho Illinois delega
tion are using everv endeavor to makeStoven-
son the second choice nt the Stato, ur tho first
choice after ono ballot.
These Illinois men have expressed freely their
minds to Altgeld, but he has not yet consouted to
the abandonment of Uland. Ho may do so, bow
over, and certainly will If It Is made apparent
to him that the current which Is plainly setting
In against the Bland movement shall give prom
ise of threatening the success ot tho plan.
In two or tbros of the Southern States, com
mitted, at least formally, to Bland, signs ot n
change of heart aro appearing, and It Is ovldent
that tho Missouri candidate Is not so strong ns
he was twenty-four or forty-eight hours ngo.
Could the nomination havo been made to-night
be might havo won. Daisy Is dangerous, how
ever, under present circumstances, and In
Bland's cose it Is more than ever dangerous, for
the reason that tbero is no head nor tall nor
leadership to bis campaign. Ho Is simply
thrown before the delegates and before the
Convention crowds as tho logical candidate of
tho free-silver craio which has control of the
affairs ot the Democratic- party now. Radical
ism is In tho saddle, and Uland Is the logloal
cand Idate. That Is all there Is to his candidacy,
but political conventions have often been con
trolled by less worthy considerations.
"Untie Horace" Botes of Iowa is In a less
promising attitude even than Bland. He ts also
a candidate of the rural free-silver sentiment,
euro and simple, and, before tho Bland
wave began to sweep over the town, he was
regarded as the most promising candidate.
Open rebellion has now broken out In the
ranks of tho Iowa delegation, as a result of the
split in tho Convention vesterday, when a fw
HawLcye votos vvern cost in favor of Senator
Hill as temporary Chairman, and It looks very
much as If Uncle Hod's boom had burst.
Telltr and McLean are still regarded by many
ot the delegates who aro not committed to tho
causa of any particular candidate as Bland's
dangerous rivals. AlthouEWU ft not sdmttud
by Mr. McLean or any of his followers,
it stands to reason that be can hardly
seriously consider himself as being In
tho race for the nomination for the first
place on the ticket. Ha Is posing as
a free-silver man when It Is perfectly
well known bo hopes to get tho support of the
sound-money contingent, and, while It is true
that there Is an element among the Ohio delega
tion who will not support blm under any cir
cumstances, it is still believed to bo the real
purpose of Mr. McLean to bring about the
nomination of Mr. Teller, and then to make tho
best terms passlbl with him for the tall of tho
ticket, or for such other political distinction as
may come as a reward for his assistance.
In several of the Stato delegations, particu
larly those from some of tho Southern States,
tber Is feeling that the wisest thins for tho
Convention to do would Do to nominate Mr.
Teller, and then endeavor to secure for him tho
support of all the free-stiver factions. Including
that of the Populist party. In the hop of de
feating the Republican sound-money candidate
attlio polls.
Several members of the Senatorial contingent
aro still skid to favor Teller's nomination, and
It Is a significant fact that Senator Jones of Ar
kansas, vho Is one of the recognized leadersof
tho Convention, Is supposed to favor Teller's
nomination. Senator Jones has not publicly
admitted this to be a fact, but It Is well known
that the very first intimation that the free-silver
Democrats were considering the advisa
bility ot taking up Mr. Teller as a
candidate. In cote ho should make good his
promise to bolt the Republican Convention, was
given to the public as the result of a suggestion
mndo by Senator Jones to some of his Senatorial
colleagues. This occurred at least a month bo
fore the St. Louis Convention met, and the sug
gestion ras at that time laughed at as absurd. It
teems absurd yet to the great bulk of dele
gates assembled In this Convention, hut the
time-worn adage that politics mukes strange
bedfellows was never better exemplified than
In the proceedings of this Convention, and It la
thought not to be entirely Impossible that the
outcome of tho struggle about to begin for tho
Presidential nomination In this Convention
might end with the naming ot a former Repub
lican. If the radical element of this radical Conven
tion can maintain Its power for a few hours
more the original froe-sllver man, Mr, Bland of
Missouri, may be nominated. If Altgeld Is com
pelled to abandon him, however, at tho dicta
tion of the conservative element in the Illinois
delegation, some loss positive character like
Vice-President Stevenson maybocnosen. It Is
still onybody's fight.
Gold Ilea In n Position to Nominate Ons If
It I Ieslrtilr.
Chicago, July H. No ono knons yet what
may be the ultimate significance of tho resolu
tion adopted by thu conferenco of gold men last
night. It provides that each State shall appoint
one member of committee which is to Bound
tho sentiment In tho several States, after this
Convention and the Populist Convention to bv
held In St. Louis have adjourned, ond to report
bnck to Senator Gray, Chairman of the con
ference, by Aug, 1, If possible. This body
might be the starting point for a third parly
movement, constituted, as It will be, like a regu
ar national committee, nnd many of thois
who wero prcsont last nlglit regard It in that
Thero was a strong element In the conference
which favored the establishment of a third
party, Tho resolution appealed to nearly all the
rarlous shades of opinion among the gold men
because It postponed, until nfter the two Con
ventions. and until afur tho sober Judgment of
their constituents can be crystallized nnd deter
mined, ony final action as to tho policy to bo
pursued, and at tho tame time It provided a
nucleus for a new party, in caso that should bo
found advisable. Jt furnished a ralljlng point
for a future movement. While at tho same time
it did not commit any one ti anything!
Tho Importance of the committee so created
will depend entirely upon subsequent develop
!. eonl and rlebly furnished rooms at half the
r.?r'pricmrlulr and August, jlotel Bar
(homi, M n rtuwy.-d.
Frederick R. Condert Flay th rtamr
ant Bulset Perry Belmont and Delnn.
eer ZMIeoll Say llolt Ei.Oot, Flower
aya lie fTIII Repudiate th Tint.
form Whitney Favor n "vVattlnit
roller and Hay Hill Dot, too
That Conn, Finally Decided TJnon.
CniCAoo, Julr 8. The discussions which have
taken place In tho sovsral meetings of tho New
Vork delegation In tho last twenty-four hours
havo served to empbaslzo tho fact that while n
number ot Its members are strongly In favor of
a holt, tho sentlmont of tho delegation, as a
whole, Is against It by a substantial majority.
Among those who have strongly urged a bolt
are Perry Belmont, Frederlo R. Coudcrt, Wil
son B. Ulssell of Buffalo, Charles Tracoy of
Aloany, Delancey Nlcoll, and James D. Bell of
Brooklyn, It Is nottceablo that several of them
are original Cleveland Democrats.
The majority against bolting Is mads up of
several elements. First and most earnest Is tho
united forco of Tammany Hall, whoso members
believe In regularity In political affairs to tho
utmost limit. Henry D. J'urroy nnd Congress
man Sulzor declare that they will support the
platform and nominee under any circumstances.
Many ot tho up-State delegates also bcltova that
they should bow to the will of th majority In
the Convention, and, having entered it, should
stand by the result ot Its deliberations.
I Inslly come ex-Seeretary Whitney and Sena
tor Hill and a number who believe with tbem
that In bolting the Convention they would be
doing Just what the sliver men desire and would
be making a technical mistake.
Ex.Gov. Flower, who has all along been dis
posed toward a bolt, has como to take muoh the
samo view of tho situation. These three. Gov.
Flower. Senator Hill, and Mr. Whitney, now he
Hove that th best way to meet the silver men Is to
meet the sllvermenln tho Convention, butnotto
participate In It, after the adoption of a platform,
Ot course, this plan precludea the possibility of
Influencing tho nomination so as to get the least
objectionable candidate.
The New Yorkers think It best now to let the
silver men run things to tult themselves, and
after the Contention Is over they will tak time
and consider where the New York Democracy
Is to stand, whether It Is to repudiate the nomi
nation and Join In a third-ticket movement, or
whether it Is tu refuso to put up any electoral
ticket, or, again, whether It Is to accept the
platform and nominee. These will be matters
for the State Convention to dtcld.
Individually, a number ot the Tammany men,
and men from up the State, too, talk of sup
porting the ticket. These men havo never been
kickers, and are accustomed to bow to the will
of a National Convention, but, of course, this
decision will rest with the organization as a
The feature ot the session of tho delegation
whlob ended at 10 o'clock this morning was a
speech by Frederlo R. Coudert, In which he
had fun with Congressman Sulzer, who had
mado one of his characteristic flamboyant
speeches, declaring his allegiance to the party
doctrines, whatever they might be. Sulzer
shouted until be was red In tho face, and
waving his mane In the direction ot thoso who
had counselled a bolt, ho declared:
"We are talking treason here to-night."
He wont on to tell nf his allegiance to tho
Democratla party ever since be cast his first
vote, which must have been six or eight years
ago at least.
"No man knows to-night," he shouted, " what
will bo the platform of the Convention to-morrow
on the financial or any other Issue. What
ever the platform Is. I shall support It. If every
other delegate leaves the ball I will remain and
go back home to stand upon that platform."
Perry Belmont, who had urged a bolt. Inter
rupted Mr. Sulzer and began to protest against
tho use of such epithets as "traitor" In which
Mr. Sulzer was indulging, but Mr. Coudert, sit
ting coolly and quietly by, persuaded him to let
th Congressman proceed.
When Sulzer had finished Mr. Coudert arose
to reply. The contrast between him and Mr.
Sulzer wav striking. Sulzer's shouts and re
sounding phrases were met by tho delicate wit
and subtle sarcasm of tho clever and cultivated
lawver. His searching reply touched Mr. Sulzer
lightly here and there, to the great delight of
most of those present. Mr. Sulzer sat apparent
ly unconscious that Mr. Coudert with the great
est affability was flaying and ridloullng him.
but the laughing looks directed toward him
disconcerted blm and mode him see that he was
being worsted In some way that he did not quite
understand. He wasn't squelched. Nothing
could squelch Billy Sulzer, but ho was silenced
and made no reply to Mr. Coudert.
Mr. Coudert began by alluding to Congress
man bulzer's fiery declaration that he had al
ways votea the Democratic ticket, and compli
mented him upon It. But If that was to be the
chief consideration In the counsels of the dele
gation he could claim precedence mor Mr.
Suiter and most of the others present. Ho
began voting thn Democratic ticket a long
while before Mr. Sulzer was born, and hod voted
it ever since. Sometimes it came bard for him to
do so, bat ho had never railed to in the end. He
quite agreed with Mr. Sulzer In bis warm es
pousal of party loyalty.
Of course Mr, Sulzer could not bare meant
that he would support any platform that might
conceivably be adopted, no matter bow much It
departed from Democratic principles. He
should not so misconstrue the words nf bis
friend. Suppose tho Convention deolared for
tho establishment of tho Catholic religion as
the solo State religion. He would not himself
vote for a candidate on such a platform because
it was contrary to the spirit of American Insti
tutions and tho principles of the Democratlo
party. He felt sure that Mayoi Grant would
not vote for It, although he and Mr, Grant were
both Cuthollcs. He was equally sure that Mr.
Sulrer, who was so endowed with Intelli
gence and education, and who had mndo such
good use ot them as to reach his
present commanding position In pabllo
life at an early age, would feel tho
same. This hypothetical question was a moral
one, but so was tho polloy embodied In the de
maun for free-silver coinage. It was a question
of honeetr and dishonesty, and he knew that
Mr. Hulzer, lojal Democrat as he was, would
refuso, becauso of the qualities he had already
enmnerutrd, to accept suoh a platform. For
himself, ho was used to hearing such epithets
as "traitor" flung about In politics. He would
rather be n traitor to his party than a renegade
to his conscience on a question of morals.
"And if that is to be made tba alternative,"
Mr, Coudert concluded, "call m 'traitor,' Mr,
Sulzer, and call mu 'traitor, Mr. Purroy,"
AtO o'elock this morning tho New York dele
gation met again to discuss what attitude It
should assume In tho Convention, The Hon.
Perry Belmont led off with a plea for a bolt.
The free coinage of silver was not the only pro.
grammnnf the I'opullstlo elements which were
In control of the ( onventlon. Behind them, ho
believed, were other anarchistic and soolalistio
pi oposals, which would follow In the train ot
freo silver. He had been advised to abandon
the radical stand he bod taken tn view of a pos
sible candidacy of his own. Ilut whether he was
or was not a candidate for any office, he could
not put himself In line with tho men wbo were
leading tho majority In the Convention into still
more dangerous doctrines than the free-sliver
De Lancey Nlcoll tald he was unable to see how
the New York Democrats could do anything but
bolt. They were on record on tho free-sllvor
proposition. They had declared la their Stat
Convention that It was a polloy of dltftopvr aad
dishonesty. How oould they tako part further
In the Convention after it should havo adopted
that policy without being stlf convicted of dis
honor and dlthonesty.
Kx-Gov. Flower left tho chair to tako the floor
and explain his position. He has deolared ever
since he arrived In Chicago that he could not
and would not support a fre-conago platform
Free coinage meant disaster, not to the. capl
talltt, but to the working people. It there was
to be anr doubt that debts were to be paid at
the rate of 100 cents on the dollar overy cred
itor would demand tho prepayment ot loans at
once and panic would follow, whlob. would In
volve tho ruin of tho very people who were
urging this mad policy upon the party. In plain
nnd empbatlo language tho sturdy old Demo
crat declared that ho would repudiate tho plat
form, and his statement was warmly applauded.
Got, Flower did not, however, counsel a bolt
from th Convention. He was convinced from
what he had heard that that was Just the action
desired Uy tho silver mon. They did not oxpect
any support from the East, and If they could
drlvo out tho Eastern delegates It would leave
tbem free to unite with the Populists. They
would loso nothing by having tho gold men
lenvo them, and would absorb nnd bo absorbed
by tho Populist party tn other sections. Ills
only hesitation about bolting was because ot his
feeling that It would bo to tho ultimate detri
ment ot tho party and the republic Gov.
Flowor said that ha had been led to tako this
view ot tho matter largely by what he and Mr.
Whitney and Senator Hill had heard since the
night bofore, and ho called upon Mr. Whitney
toglvo his views.
Mr. Whitney's speech as an endeavor to con
ciliate the bolters and bring all parts ot the
delegation together on a common footing. Ho
set forth tho plan which Is understood to bo
that of Senator Hill. Ho wot careful not to
urge Its adoption, but said be wished to put bo
fore the delegstos certain considerations In tht
hopo that a general balance, of opinion might
bo reached by which tho entire delegation could
be guided. Tho plan which ho suggested, rather
than idvocatod, was fur the Now Yorkers to sit
In th ilr seats after tho adoption of the platform,
totato no part In tho proceedings, Hnd to bo
guided hereafter by tho will of their constit
uents. Tho other gold men would follow the
lead of New York, to which they looked in this
contest. Would It be better for them to lead
-.'00 delegates from tha hall or to unite probably
more than 300 In this slk.it and dignified pro
tost? " Let ns say to these gentlemen," Mr, Whitney
said, " when our Stato ts called upon to vote on
tho nomination of candidates 'W cannot voto.
In all deferenco nnd not In resentment we must
permit you to nam the candidate, oa you bave
mado the platform.'"
This plan was greeted with great enthusiasm
by tho Tammany delegates, and especially by
County Clerk Henry D. Purroy. Mr. Coudert
said be believed that the counsels of Senator
Hill and Mr. Whitney should bo followed, but
he was not quite clear as to the affect of tho
action Mr. Whitney suggested. To his mind It
would be Just as much of a bolt as if tho dele
gates left the hall. It would look like a dubious
and cowardly bolt, while his plan was for an
honest and open bolt by walking out. Would It
be honorable toward the silver men to bolt la
this fashion?
Gen. Tracey of Albany felt much In the same
way and did not see how he could help bolting.
Ho was willing to retire quietly If the delegation
was not prepared to bolt and to let some ono
else take hi, place. Mr. Wtiltcey. tn whom
these questions wero addressed.sald that the
considerations mentioned aupesred to him also,
and the matter was one In which he could not
urge a plan of action. He thought It would bo
bettor to wait until tho Convention hall wts
reached, when there would be plenty of tlmo
for conferring before the time tor action, and
when Senator Hill would be present. The Tam
many men wero for adopting the Hill plan at
once and there was undoubtedly a majority In
favor of It, but It was decided to adjourn to the
Convention hall without action In accordauco
with Mr. Whitney's suggestion.
The Olflteottr of Reaehlns; Town After an
Ciiicaoo, July 8. The beauties of having a
convention five or six miles away from every
where, as this Convention is, wero fully Illus
trated this afternoon at the end of tho first
session of the Convention. There wero about
10,000 and perhaps there were 15,000 people In
the hall when the motion to adjourn until S
o'clock In the afternoon was adopted. The
whole l'J.000 got out of the building at tho
same tlmo, and mado for tho various railroad
lines that would tako them to the city.
There are three lines to tho city. One is the
Illinois Central, that runs fire-car express
trains every ten minutes and that is supposed to
land passengers at tho station In tho lower part
of the city In ton minutes, but that really takes
from fifteen to twenty minutes on a day like to
day. Tho second Is the olevitted railroad sys
tem, which takes more than half an hour to get
Ita trains to the city, and the third Is a combi
nation trolley and cnblo system that takes an
hour and n half to get ptoulo up town as far ns
the Palmer House w hen they are In n. hurry to
get there. If tho people are not In a hurry this
system may get Its rnrs down In an hour and a
Those ten or twelve thousand peoplo slraoly
swamped the three lines. The Convention ad
journed at 1:30 o'dock. and It was some tlmo
after 3 o'clock In the afternoon when the last of
the crowd got to the city. They all went Ilka
sardines In a box. There was a seat for about
ono In ten of the passengers.
jvo tixe ran sorr nonns.
Tom Waller Hay It'aaTlme ror Dynamite
He'll Hit tho Meetlne: Unt.
CniCAoo, July H. The speech of cx-Oov.
Wnllerof Connecticut, mndo In the Convention
yesterday, Is construed by the silver men as a
threat that tho gold men will bolt the Con
vention,. "I hXve nothing to retract or modify," ssld
Mr. Waller to-day. "My speech speaks for
Itself. I am not responsible for any intorprota
tion that may be placed upon It. I may add,
how ever, that I will not walk out of this Con
ventlnn, Thero Is no neccsslt y for mo to rest rve
tho right to aot as 1 hIcrho hereafter. I already
posses, the right, and shall exercise it or not as
I SCO fit.
"This Democratic Convention, oven If It Is
two-thirds strong, cannot make gold Democrats
(who do not believe in It) ni cept free silver. It
might just as well declare for secession, and.
Indeed, we have no assurance that It will not
do even that before It gets through. I do not
believe In tlila pleading policy that has been
pursued by sumo of our men. It only makes
the silver men more radical, Dinnmlto Is the
thing to ure, and the mete threat that there Is
dynamite present has cooled the ardor of sumo
of those solid frie.sllver gentlemen, who are be
ginning to ask themselves whether It 1, the
part of wisdom to deliberately disrupt the part),"
Host or the Time He I at tiray Gable
lleadlnc Iliilletla.
BuzzAitii's 1 A V, Ma,!., July 8, -With the ex
ception of a few hours this afternoon tho Presi
dent remained at Gray Gables all dav, The bul
letins from the Convention hall were handed
him by the operator, nnd he read them with tho
greatest Interest. Ills catboat Ruth was down
the bay to-day for the first time since he arrived
here, nnd tho President had a short sail.
Why Rent a UleyeU
When you can purchase a Herniation '99 oa our etsy
payment plsn r Nlat moDtn,' credIL llemlncwn
Arm Co., branch Clb st, and Uraod Urele,4di.
Free-coinage Men Run tho
Chicago Convention.
Two-thirds Vote in the Conven
tion for Free Silver.
Four ol atlehlcan' Hold Delegate Turned
Oat. Thn Olvlnc the Fait Vot or th
rJtate to the Silver Mn Under the Unit
Hnle Tho Brynn Hllvar Delctrate from
Nebraska Ar Heated The Convention
la an Uproar Whll Waltlasc fbr th
Report of tho Credential Committee
Frequent Cheer for rJeaator Hill Lone
Debate Over th allcblBan Contest
RoiialnE Dimoaatratlon tVhen Gov.
Flower Cant th Tote or Nir York ror
th FJIttlnn DUaat-Tha Silver Man
Win and Go Wild Over Their Victory
Menator White or California Choaen
Permanent Chairman or tho Convention.
Ciiicaoo, July 8. When tha Democratla Na
tional Convention adjourned last evening to
meet again at 10 o'clock this morning tho silver
men said that, having unseated Senator Hill
for temporary Chairman, they would Jam
through tho rest of their programme without a
moment's hesitation. They felt so perfeotly
secure In tho control of their machine, ponder
ous and unwieldy though It was, that they be
lieved thatttwould start out again at 10 o'clock
this morning and run llckety-spllt on the track
thoy bad made tor it. Uut tbo gold men were
active all night. They had very lata meetings
on the gold question, and the New Yorkers de
liberated until long after midnight as to what
tbey would eventually do In this Convention.
Th Hon. Smith M. Weed. New York's rep
resentative on tho Committee on Creden
tials, was at work with that committee until
nearly sunrise this morning. Mr. Weed saw
the committee ride roughshod over Don M.
Dickinson's Michigan delegates, and notwith
standing his vigorous protests tho silver men
would in no way change their action. At a
matter of fact they simply stole the delegation
from this State, and In defiance of th vote in
the National Committee of 40 to 1 for th sit
ting delegation, which was controlled by tba
gold men. Mr. Weed gave notice that his
friends would not submit to the action of the
Committee on Credentials, and his vigorous op
position made even the silver men to hesitate.
Senator Hill was busy all night as a member
of the sub-commltteo on platform. The ellrer
men were for rushing through their slxteen-to-one
plank and Jamming through all their no
tions on economic subjects without the slightest
regard for the votes of the gold men. Senator
Hill warned his brethorn over and over again
against extreme action. Ills efforts were In
vaio, and notwithstanding his and other pro
tests, the two committees, tho most Important
In a National Convention credentials and plat
formwere ready to report to the Convention at
10 o'clock this morning, and the tremendous sil
ver machine was then to roll over all opposition.
But Just before the delegates assembled In
the Coliseum, six miles out of town. Chairman
J. II. Atwood of the Commltteoon Credentials
received notice from the gold men that they
would not under any circumstances tolerate the
stealing of the Michigan delegates. The silver
men laughed In their faces. These very sliver
men, who have begged nil along that the delib
erations her should ho fair and honorable,
laughed when tbey were told that they hod de
liberately stolen tho Michigan delegates, and
that, too, without the slightest evidence of a
contff I In the State. But the test vote yesterday
between Senator Hill and Senator Daniel con
clusively demonstrated to tha sliver men
that the Michigan delegates and also the Ne
braska delegates who favored the silver cause
wero necessary In order to socure the two-thirds
vote to nominate a silver candidate. Mr. Weed
and the gold representatives from other States
on tho Commltteo on Credentials wero in tho
ugliest mood possible when Mr. Atwood and his
friends laughed In their faces, but subsequently
Mr. Atwood and his friends became worrkd
over the situation nnd they decided not to forco
the Committee on Credentials to report at the
opening of the Convention. They anted to
patch up a plan by which they could steal all nf
the delogates from the Wolverine State, with
the exception of the delegates at large. Thoy
had already appropriated the Nebraska delegates.
Tho silver men on tho Committee on Resolu
tions got into a fine old fight among themselves.
When they went to bed Just before sunrise they
were in ns cheerful a mood as you please, but
by breakfast time this morning some of tbelr
Populist friends had bombarded them and In
sisted that unle,s certain changes wero made In
the platform the ellrer men and the Populists
would nominate a third candidate for President
at St. Louis on July S2. This throat brought
about another hitch. The Populists demanded
that a plank favoring an Income tax be Incor
porated In the plank of this Convention, and so
the deliberations over this plank and tho row In
the Committee on Credentials necessitated
Temporary Chairman John W. Daniel was In
his seat in tbo Convention promptly on tlmo,
but not ono-half of the delegates were present.
Most of these delegates have had nothing to do
with tho work of tho Convention. This Is
usually left to one or two men in the delegation,
while tbo others aro at liberty to go nil and en
joy themselves and to turn up as frowsy and
tousled ns they ma. It was not until 11 o'clock
that Chairman Daniel called the Convention to
order, and even then only a little more than half
at tho delegates were In their seals. Chairman
Daniel had picked out a clergsraan to say a
prayer In the person of the Rev. Thomas Green
of Cedar Rnplds, la , and this clergyman praytd
that the unruly minds In this Convention should
be dominated by n desire tn elevate humanity,
and he begged for them wisdom and that they
should be saved from error nnd cleinsed from
prejudice lie prayed also that the delegates
should all bo like that "sublime commoner of
There was then nothing to do but wait. The
Committee on Credentials and tho Committee
on Platform were In another part nf tho build
ing wrangling and disputing, and although
they vveie expected inomentarlll,lt soon Ihi.
cano pretty evident that the tremendous silver
machine would not bo able to tarry out the
threats that Its leaulng members hurled around
town Inst night. The band plaved, a Drjnn
clubcame In, and they werofollowed by a band
for Uland, and pretty soon some of the New
York delegates, headed by Gov, Flower, strag.
gled in. 1 hey had had another meeting this
morning for thu purpose of discussing what
their action will be In this Convention
when tho sliver plank and the income
tax plank and all the other planks aro
adopted. H was the very general opinion
among them that they should not purtiolpste
in the proceedings of the Convention after the
adoption of the moiiey plank. This does not
mean by any means that they are to bolt tbo
Convention) they are merely to sit quietly la
their tsatt, and Inasmuch as they hire no can-
dldats to present, they will not by voice or deed
endorse the candidate or the plank of this Con
vention, The New Yorkers are no different
from the other gold men. They ar all tore
turn to their homes after this Convention and
to formally presont tho results of tbla Conven
tion to their reepeotivo Stato Conventions and
be guided by the wisdom thero developed.
Meantime the gold men la all the States aro to
look over tho ground and report to Benator
Gray not later than July 30, and from all that
Is known thore Is a strong sentiment favoring a
policy which will not put up Democratlo elec
toral tickets In a number ot th State.
am ttonrt or sho&der.
For an hour more the Convention was In dis
order. Tho band up aloft did Ita best-work in
trying to please those present, but delegates
were straggling here and thore, and the audi
ence had run over tnto all parts of tho Conven
tion, and temporary Chairman Daniel was
writing personal letters at his desk on the ros
trum. Shortly after lv! o'clock the silver men
thought that they should have the semblance
of a Convention, and they requested temporary
Chairman Daniel to allow Gov. Hogg of Texas
to make an address from the rostrum. Senator
Daniel did not bellove that tho request should
be refused, Inasmuch as It gave Gov. Hogg an
opportunity to address an audience, and Gov.
Hogg, It Is well known, never declines an op
portunity to open his capacious mouth.
As he strode upon the platform Got. Hogg
gave an exhibition that will long bo remem
bered as ono of th striking features of tbts
Convention. Sticking his forefinger down Into
tho cavern of his mouth, he Jerked out a great
quid of tobacco and snapped It to It fell Just
upon one of tho gorgeous American beauty
roses with which tho edge of tho speaker's ros
trum Is adorned. Possibly that was a demon
stration ot Gov. Hogg's democracy. Got. Hogg,
In his speeob, advocated a spirit of friendliness,
and be went on to say that ho dtslred victory in
November, and that all tha delegates should
entertain brotherly sentiments for each other.
Meantime the Committee on Credentials, with
out tho slightest cause whatever, hod stolen tho
Michigan delegates. That was an evidence ot
th friendliness of th silver men to tha
Senator White of California, who la to be per
manent Chairman nf this Conventlun, was in
vited by Temporary Chairman Daniel to run the
Convention, and this Senator White gladly
agreed to attempt. Ho grasped tbo gavel and
Invited Senator Money of Mississippi to pleaso
the audience with a speech. Senator Money
was not ready to let himself loose on this occa
sion, and so Senator Blackburn was Invited to
come up and say something. The chief of the
Bourbon Democracy ot the Bine Grass Stat de
clared upon his honor that the people of this
country were looking to this Convention to cor
rect all the Ills of humanity, and the Senator
also believed that Europe. Asia, and Africa
have their ej es directed on tho outcome ot this
Convention, ne added:
"You havo opened this campaign in splendid
style. Let us tako no action that Is not tem
pered with the fullest measure of fairness. Wo
mean to put silver bock where It belongs. Wo
do not bellove In tho right of certain people to
auction off our bonds. We do not believe in tbo
retirement of tbo greenbacks. Why. I tell you.
gentlemen and feUow countrymen, Christ drovo
from the Temple a better set of men than tho
men who for twenty years have ruled the Demo
cratlo party."
All tho time that Senator Blaokbura was
talking about fairness the Michigan men, who
were honestly elected and against whom not
the slightest form of a contest has been raised,
had been unseated by the silver men on the
Commltteo on Credentials.
shouts ron hill.
There were cries all the time of "Hill, Hill,
11111," but the Democratlo leader of New York
Stato was in the Committee on Resolutions.
Senator White saw that the Convention was in
disorder and that it wa9 rapidly becoming tired
of tho delay, and he feared an outbreak of some
sort when be suggested that a recess be taken
for a half hour. There wore cries of "No.no,"
and Senator White, to drown tbo contusion,
touched tho electrio bell which communicates
with the band loft and tho baud boomed ont
a great selection of Southern airs. Then thero
wero cries for Bryan, the boy orator of tho
Platte, but Bryan was outside with his dele
gates, waiting for tho opportunity and the time
when he was to march In with a flourish and
take every advantage of his spectacular en
trance. The cries of " HUH" again ascended,
but there was no response from the Senator,
and then a wild shout wentup for Gov. Altgeld.
Gov, Altgeld, at the head of the Illinois delega
tion, stood upon a chair and waved his hands for
silence. Never did a man on this earth look
more nearly like the lato Charles Guiteau. The
resemblanca was so striking that dozens of
peoplo remarked It and called attention to It.
Gov. Altgeld rose to say that the audience
should bave an opportunity to hear benator
Hill. Senator Hill was In the room of tbo Com
mittee on Resolutions, and the mention of his
name only added to the confusion, and finally
Senator White was compelled to say:
"Theroare many hro wbo desire to hear tho
distinguished gentleman from New York, but
he Is on tbo Commltteo on Resolutions, and
what 1, the use of calling for him when'you
know he Is not here."
Senator White then offered tho Convention
another diversion la tho person of David Ovcr
meyer of Kansas, a doleaalo at large, who
made the first striking utteranco of the day
when ho declared; "The seat of empire was
transferred yestorday from tbo Atlantio States
to tho Mississippi Valley." Mr. Ovormejer
went on to make a speech. In which ho thanked
God that a Convention nt last was to
declare for "tho dollar of our daddies."
Then the band was turned on again In
the hope of preventing further disorder
and restlessness among tho delegates and the
audlenoe. It was no uso; the audlenco
wanted to be amused and thoy wanted to be In
terested, and so they net up a shout again for
Gov. Altreld. The Illinois Governor wa, about
to make a speech from his chair in the Conven
tion, but the delegates would not bavo that. Ho
was compelled to take the rostrum, and thero
again, standing In the pretence of twelro
thousand people, he looked tbo perfect image of
Charles Guiteou. Tho frowsy whiskers and deop.
runxen eyes and tousled short-cut hnlr and the
genernl make-up was Identical with the picture
of Guiteau an hundreds present saw him in tho
Washington Jail.
Altceld declared that be had not come to this
Convention to make a speech. Ho added: "I
came to assist In nominating tha uext President
ot the United Status. I came to assist In form
ulating tho principles of the Democratic party.
Itarely have our peoplo been confronted with so
many woes ot humankind as now. There Is a
paralvals In trade. Wo have seen the streets nf
our cities full of Idle men. hungiv women, and
rugged children, Ihls Convention has to deal
with theso unhappy condition,. Everything
that the farmer and tho laboring man ha, Is
mortgaged, down to tho sewing machine. All
theso mortgages aro held by KuglUh money
lenders, and ther are building up wealth by the
toil of our people. Tho money policy of this
Government has been to make money dear and
property and labor cheap."
Gov. Altgeld went on to bay that It was a great
conspiracy from 1M7.1 tolSBUwhen the legal.
tender function nf silver was nullified, and ho
went on to make a speech. In which lindtclarrd
that the gold men In this Convention weru noth
ing but tools of the Kngllth money lender), who
were trying to forge a collar around th necks
ot our poocl. lie then atttcked tba Pattern
" Waaaaaail' IIIIMIII") hill III!
banks, and said that tbey controlled allot tho hjB
bank In tha country, and that there was a d. f I (
not connection between theso bank and foreign K ilW
capitalists. Ho continued! f-. Ill
"Tha toller In this country ar mere serfs, ' if
paying tribute to England, and shall we suplno- 'f, A'lU
ly surrender to English greed? No, no, W ,' lrtjH
shall hare no straddle plank bero and no strad- i 1IJH
die candidate and no compromise of any kind. , 4B
Those wise, conservative gentlemen who come I fl
tout from the East mustcontultthotlnrooster lllfl
on tho roofs every morning before they give ui ' Ml fl
an opinion a to what they really believe. Thar '(,
are all compromise. In 1770 the money classes li'ma,
ot tho East were against thedeclsratlonof lnde- ,H
pendenco. In 1801 tho money clattctof the East ' Jj'H
wanted a compromise on tho civil war. In 1800 : iM
they wanted a compromise on this money quet- twlB
Hon. Theroare hundreds of thoueandsof grave ( 'f
on bill top and In dense ravines, where sleep th ' M
men who fought for liberty and for right, and 1 M
In not a single one of those graves rest the soul tj M
of a man who believed tn compromise. The bat ,' J H
ties for liberty were not won by men who b- - I
lleved In compromise. Wo must be ready to d j
dare the principles of the Democratla party ea hLH
we believe them and we must than be ready to ?t S
defend them with our lives.1' ' l',U
Got. Altgeld' speech waa Jutt eta oao tba, 'JffW
the audlenco wanted to hear. They ) hlnf yiifl
an ovation. They cheered him to th oho, eJ4 fl
tho band came in with another oholco titlootiost - ;
of Southern ditties. M
ssonon rnxD Williams's vracoun v J9
But there wa a pleasant surprise to etor tot ! t S
tha delegate. Delegate-at-Larga W.'A-Jont VuMB
ot Virginia got the attention ot voluntary OhalzH al
man White and declared that th delegaU H
would like to hearjrom Oeorge Fred WlUiama I H
of Massachusetts. GoT.Altgoldwa still on the) M
platform, and he was the flrtt to grasp tho hanol ffll
of Mr. WlUIams when tho young ultra Mntw jJaH
wump of Mastachutett climbed th (Up, IHI
Benator Blaokbarn waa also there to greet tho Mamaai
convert to slWerlsm, and when Mr, William EflnH
atood before tho full audlenco he received. ftlH
welcome whloh must have paid blm, om imaai
what for the pang ot departing from old amannl
trlends and old beliefs. Mr. Williams declared flH
that this wa not a (actional Convention. llLH
Ue insisted, on the contrary, that lb waa a battle ii9
tor the restoration of the United States. Thero I'lrl
has been no "transfer ot empire from the At, srjll
lantlo 8tato to th Mississippi Valley," (hooted - 'fB
Mr. Williams. " The empire ot thl groat coun ' pB
try Is still located on th log raits of Maine, on iiiJnH
the tobacoo plantation ot Virginia, In the iilsmal
orango groves ot Florida, In the wheat field ot vl Msmal
tho West, and In the mining camps of Calif or- bSI
nla." Mr. Williams, continuing, declared that u'riaannl
he was thereto speak forth Ave million Idle) Bjf
spindles in New England, and he said that he. nMsaaaal
too, had been a vlotlm of the money system of naaaal
tho country. Just as bod th farmers of tha Wets mM
and the South. Ho was there for th purpose H
ot rescuing tho honest Investment of every 9
man In the United States. Ha deolared that he a
was a fair representative of the New England iHrnaaai
capitalist, because h wa compelled to earn hi mannni
livelihood, but that he had seen his earnings go "saaaaai
Into the hands ot dishonest capital as renre- r-liannn
sented by watered corporations. All tho way f llH
through Mr.WlUIams was heartily choered.and 19
he closed by saying that bo hoped New England filnH
would enter tho tight for fro diver during the IHnaaBai
campaign, and that tha time would come when 'Lannnl
the money system of this country "shall not be MsbbbbI
controlled by Lombard street," ic'l
There were -more cheers for Mr. Williams, and 3
as be left the platform he was again repaid by a, 4
hearty handshake from Gov. Altgeld and "fl
gracious Kentucky bow from Senator Black- tfTaH
burn. Instantly It went orez- theTsJS -j- Jal
that Mr. Williams would make a fine candid.. ' ', K
for Vice-President on the ticket to be named tffiH
here. '' ilannnl
The Convention then returned to its disorder. Hl
Thero waa confusion. It was 1 o'clock and most S M
ot the audience had been there for three hours J jH
listening to haphazard speeches and awaiting I'l
tho regular business of tbo Convention. Senator '',taH
White sent for Chairman Atwood of the Com- t'manni
mlttee on Credentials with a view to ascertain aaaal
Ing when the Commltteo would be ready to ro- H
port. Mr. Atwood thought that he could keep J
the Convention quiet by reading part of there ifjjl
port of the Committee on Credentials, ntHiM
and ho then declared that the committee KHntl
bad decided to give all the Territories and tHsl
tho District ot Columbia six votes Instead ot
two. By this step tho silver men wlU get a few 1 rfaaani
more votes that they need for a two-third ma- i.'Saaaal
Jority. Mr. Atwood further announced that) h jB
th Committee hod looked over all tho contests, f IkB
and found them all to be regular except Ne- : t jH
braska and Michigan. He then announced that' ' 'i H
the Commltteo had decided to seat the Nebraska) J'i H
delegation, beaded by William J. Bryan, and H
tho audlenco was Immensely tickled over the , J 31
news. The silver men flung up their hats and i B
danced on their chairs In tbelr Joy. Mr. Atwood ffi' B
said that tho Committee wished farther time la 1 ( ;S
which to consider the Michigan case. The p fjH
Committee was merely engaged In an effort to yill M
Jugglewlth other delegation!, so that tho dele- ,.'' 'lM
gates nt largo for Michigan could be retained ) M
and a like numberof delegates taken from soma -: H
other State. Mr. Atwood moved for the adop- ' jB
tlou of his partial report, and ex-Gev. Russell I H
of Massachusetts demanded a roll call, which I Ha
ho quickly withdrew after a hasty consultation .' I
with William F. Sheehan and Thomas F. Brady f i I IIJ
of New York. ' I IH
THE nitrAN UEN MARCH IX. I jijfll
The report, so far as Nebraska was concerned, ifv
was then adopted, but not until Mr. Atwood isSi
had announced that th Sergeant-at-Arm , jjHJ
should bo requested to give the Bryan delegate i fm
seats in the Convention. The Bryan men came mai
marching In with tbelr banner ready totato l ul
their seats. These they quickly secured, for the : j H
reason that T. J. Mahony of Omaha arose and j jH
announced that he and his friends, having been I QjH
unseated, were ready to retire to baek seat In t'NI
the rear. Indeed, thoy expected to do so, be- 'tH
tauso they had bion Informed by ofllcars ot the ( I'saai
Convention In the morning that they would not' fj
be allowed to occupy them, Mr. Mahonoy ear- $!mH
castlcally thanked Mr, White for tho " Informs- Manna,
tlon"klndlj given in advance of the report of jE1!
the Commltteo on Credentials. There were H
howl, tor Bryan and William P. St, John, and Sannnni
then for Pitchfork Tillman, but Tillman him- jj M
self was In tho Committee on Resolutions. B M
It was now nearly Sn'clook and utter cento- t'jH
Mon was over tho Convention. Gov. Altgeld , '' jH
suggested a recess until 6 o'clock, and Senator ' cH
White, the voluntary Chairman, said that thl I' imLm
would be tho best thing to do, because ho bad I Haani
been Informed that the Committee on Creden- i(
tlals would bo nt wort for sumo time. Delegate- i!a
nt-larco U. 11. Klnley of Ohio, however, wauled '( flM
to goon and rush through the permanent organ- jsm!
lzutinn. Senator White Informed blm that In l('a
asmuch as thero was no recognized roll ot tbo iM
Convention it would bo irregular to proceed , )H
with tho work of organizing the permanentCon- ' H
ventiou. The rectss was then taken until 5 'jjH
o'clock, and tho tired and hungry and dltgntted , fH
thousands got back to Chicago proper In time to H
hare a snack and a sup and thou retnrn to tht) smni
Convention hull, six miles away, ' !H
e eni.no hcssiov cheat chechino ronniLL. A 1B
It was 0, UO whon tho Convention burst Into a , 1(. ill
roar of cheers. It was In honor of Senator fimal
David U. Hill. It was his first appearance In i tH
thoConventlondurlug theday. He had worked JeJvfl
laboriously us a membtrot the Committee on fl kfl
Resolutions for a plank that would be favored ' fpl
b tho gold Democrats, At the same .time ho I jH
had kept an eve on tho Commltteo on Creden- f M
tlals tu an effort to aid Smith M. Wved, Nlw I jH
York's member ot the cnmmlttee.orpreTontthe J f-H
committee from capturing the Michigan dele, j cfl
cation, llu trailed almost cynically at the 1)9
great uproar In his honor, Theso cheers cam I
from the men and their friends who hi J uH
rejected him as temporary Chairman of l ' jH
Convention. He dropped luto his tfat and bear f?H
the rolling cheer tor "UtU, nt, UUl," tu ;

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