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" Stands for the Interests of'S ijj Southern California. L SUBSCRIBE FOR IT. J Wi rtS—rfh-_tga- <0> f»t A A <**n LOS ANGELES HERALD. VOL. XXXIV.—NO. 156. SURE WINNERS. FOND AND DEL Villi Last Evening's Grand Dem onstration. The Finest Parade Ever Seen in the City. An Immense Concourse at the Pavilion. The Affair a Sure Sign of Demo cratic Victory. Tho Arrival of the Distinguished Gentle men in the City—The Streets Crowded With Parade Spectators—A Splendid Spectacle — The Participants — Eloquence and Enthusiasm at the Pavilion-Mayor Pond's Convincing Oration — Del Valle's Speech. Notes and Per sonals. It is all right. Last evening's grand demonstration in honor of the pres ence of the Democratic gubernatorial nominees, Mayor E. B. Pond of San Francisco, and Senator R. F. Del Valle, plainly denoted the politi cal feelings of the people of Los An geles, and was of a nature to cause any but pleasant reflections to the manag ers of the opposing candidates. MAYOR POND ARRIVES. Met by the Reception Committee and Escorted to the Hotel. Mayor E. B. Pond, of San Francisco, the next governor of California, and Reginald F. Del Valle, the next lieu tenant-governor, arrived in this city yesterday afternoon from San Francisco, and received a warm reception on all sides. The Los Angeles reception com mittee boarded the incoming train at Pacoima. The gentlemen who went up from this city were Stephen M. White, Joseph I). Lynch, W. 11. Workman, Colonel J. J. Avers, John Bryson, John Moran, Syl vanus White, A. J. King, 1). Botiller, Colonel M. E. C. Monday, T. E. Gibbon. C. F. A. Last, Emanuel" Ordoqui, J. H. Dockweiler, Dr. Joseph Kurtz, Joseph Messmer, A. W. Bajrett, Refugio ail derain. Frank Fitzgerald, of Inyo coun ty, VV. R. Burke, P. Ballade, C. A. Bell, J. Shirley Ward, Dr. Graves, Capt. A. F. Mackey and otheis. An informal reception took place in the Pullman car occupied by Mayor Pond and Mr. and Mrs. Del Valle. The favorite son of Southern California did not need any in troduction to the visitors, and for that matter, Mayor Pond did not either. He was not "a stranger in a strange coun try" by any means, judging by the re marks heard as each gentleman grasped the hand of the next governor of Cali fornia. "Never felt better in my life," said Senator Del Valle in response to the reporter's query. "'I have had little or no rest for thirty-two days. The matrimonial, political and Native Sons celebrations all came together. Why over twenty thousand people visited the Ramona Parlor at the Baldwin hotel. During my visit in San Francisco I had a good opportunity of feeling the politi cal pulse. Mayor Pond will go out of San Francisco with a majority of seven thousand. The merchants are solid for the head of the Democratic ticket. He has been tried and not found wanting, and the confidence reposed in him by the solid men of the Bay Oily is some thing astonishing. Mr. Pond is favor ably known in every section of Califor nia, having resided in this state for thirty years. Mayor Pond talked pleasantly with the delegates from the angel city. He is a very affable gentlemen and has the happy faculty of making friends. This is not Mayor Pond's first visit to South ern California. He has visited this section quite frequently and has many personal friends in Los Angeles. There was another visitor on the train that the Los Angeles delegates were anxious to congratulate. It was Mrs. Reginald Del Valle. She received the friends of her husband in a most gracious manner in the drawing room. Mrs. Del Valle, who is a native daughter, is a stately deini-brunette of charming personality, and returns home after an absence of eight months in the northern part of the state. There was a large gathering at the depot to meet the next governor and lieutenant-governor and the enthusiasm displayed points clearly to a brilliant victory next month. Messrs. W. H. Workman, J. D. Lynch and Joseph Messmer, escorted Mayor Pond to the Nadeau hotel, and Colonel J. J. Ayers and T. B, Gibbon rode up to the hotel with Mr. and Mrs. Del Valle. An informal reception took place in the parlors and many prominent residents were introduced to the Democratic stand ard bearers. The number of pioneers that came up and shook hands with Mayor Pond must have astonished tlie Republicans who happened in. "I met you twenty years ago." "I voted for you for mayor," and such expressions were constantly heard. Senator Del Valle was heartily received and is en thuiastic on the coming success of the Democratic ticket from top to bottom. THE PROCESSION. The Largest Political Parade Ever Seen in This City. Every train coming into Los Ange les yesterday, brought hundreds of peo ple to participate in or look at the par ade, and at 8 o'clock the main streets of of the city were crowded. The cable cars were packed with people, and the greatest trouble was exper ienced in handling the thousands who crowded into the heart of Los Angeles. At a low estimate thirty thousand peo ple gathered on the streets, and the en thusiasm displayed is an indication of a splendid victory on November 6th. The Republicans watched the grand parade in amazement, and their expec tation of sweeping Southern California fell below zero as they saw hundreds after hundreds of stalwart Democrats in line. 'J he air was filled with cheers at a very early hour, and the enthusiasm ap peared to be infectious. As early as (1:30 a large dray, gaily decorated with lanterns and flags passed along the streets. The large locomotive head light in front reflected its rays for half a block. Ihe wagon was crowded with Hebald newsboys, and their lusty cheers could be heard for blocks. The youngsters shouted and hurrahed as only boys can. The truck and its load visited the Herald office and gave three hearty cheers for the paper, Jhe little fellows were one of the features of the procession and created no end of amusement and enthusiasm. The reception committee met tlie next governor and lieutenant governor at the Nadeau hotel. At precisely 7:30, Mayor Pond was escorted to a four-in hand. He was accompanied by \V. H. Workman, Fred Harkness and J. De Barth Short). In the carriage with Sen ator Keginaldo Del Valle were Captain Mackay, Dr. Joseph Kurt/ and J. H. Dockweiler. The next carriage con tained Messrs. Bryson, Burke, Last, Botteller and A. J. King. In other car riages were Mr. and Mrs. B. H. Ireland aud Mr. and Mrs. F. Mat lern; Col. J. J. Ayers, T. A. Canipo and V. L. Smith ; Refugio Bel derain, Dr. Nadeau and Dr. Lindenfeld; Ed Smith and R. (i. Brewer; Messrs. Odorqui, H. C. Dillon and W. J. Curtis, the next congressman of the sixth dis trict, and many others. There was a little delay in starting the procession, owing to the difficulty of arranging the enormous numbers which took part in the parade, but as soon as it commenced to move the cheeis began and were kept up until the pavilion was reached. As the carriage containing Mayor Pond was proceeding to the starting point Mayor Hazard stepped from the sidewalk and shook hands with the dis tinguished gentleman, and extended him the freedom of the city of Los An geles. Adolph Ramish was the grand marshal and Anthony McNally offici ated as chief of staff. The aids to the grand marshal were: Frank Mauricio, Frank Dominguez, J.B.Redona.Thos. MeCali'ery, Dan Ein stein, J. W. Schieck, Louis Levy, H. Bederman, Wm. Lacy, Jr., Chas. McNally, Geo. A. Shafer, A. B. Greene wald, Geo. W. Glowner.J. R. Dodson, Henry Webber, M. F. Styles, W. L. Price, M. P. Snyder, E. G. Taylor, H.W. Latham, H. W. Patton, Mike Curran, J. Adlotl',Joe Maier, 11. J. A. Stuhrr.Chas. A. Stephens, R. E. McGregor, P. Kee nan, J. R. McManus, Phil. Glassell, R. Maloney, Emil Quarre, Wm. Nordboldt, Chas.. Alexander, H. J. Riil'ell, Chas. Richards, M. H. Sullivan, S. Gerson, T. E. Gibbons, D. J. McCarthy, John Masked, S. A. Waldron, Christian Mil ler, Anthony Schwamm, Terrance Coon ley, Thos. McCarthy, Wm. Lewis, R. C. Guirado. Chas. Gassen, E, Ordoqui, P. Clavier, J. L.Tucker, L. D.Gould, L. V. Glascock, Boyle Workman, H.W.Gerke, M. B. Beattie. J. 0. Cunningham, Clar ence Miller, W. A. Wilson, John Molar ity, Robt. Rudolph, A. Lindenfeldt, I. Laventhal, A. T. Patton, Geo. W. Glow ner, S. Cohn, 11. AY. O'Melveny, N. Covamibias. B. C. AVier, S. A. Waldron. The procession began to move a little after 8 o'clock, from the corner of Third and Main streets. A platoon of mounted police led the parade, followed by car riages containing Mayor Pond and Del A r alle, and the vice-presidents, speakers and reception committees. The enthu siastic shouting as the procession ad vanced will not be soon forgotten. Every window along the line of inarch was occupied. The ladies waved their handkerchiefs and sky rockets were sent in the air; the men in the march cheered the fair enthusiasts, and the greatest good feeling prevailed. On both Main and Spring streets, between Second and Temple streets, there was an enormous throng, and the candidates for the two hightest offices in the gift of the people of California were vocifer ously cheered as they passed by, and many favorable remarks could be heard on all hands. There was no mistaking the feeling of the thousands of specta tors. The enthusiasm had a genuine ring which will surprise the other side when the votes are counted on the sixth. The Pond Democratic club had the post of honor, in the lead. This club turned out 800 strong, and made a cap ital appearance. .J.Marion Brooks was in command. The leading transparency carried read: "Pond and Del Valle are known from San Diego to Siskiyou." The Tammany club came next in bat tle array. Martin Marsh is the presi dent, and Charles Kearney the secretary, of this club. The men in line carried torches and flambeaux, and some of the banners were very appropriate. "Solid for Pond and Del Valle"; "Who saved Los Angeles from unjust taxation? It was John (-Jaffey" ; "Pond's Extract, to be taken by Markham on November 8" ; were a few Inscription! noticed on ban ners carried in the ranks of Tammany. A large number of the Iroquois club members then appeared, dressed in fan tastic costumes as Indian warriors. The novel costumes attracted universal at tention, and the Iroquois bravesjwere vociferously received alodg the line of march. Captain A. F. Mackay is presi dent, and Joe Davidson secretary, of the Iroquois club. There were|2oo members in line. Tlie Jackson club came next. In the carriage leading this club, A. J. Mess mer and A. B. Barrseret held to the breezes a big oil painting of Mayor Pond and Senator Del Valle. Joseph Mess mer is president and W. 1.. Price secre tary of the club. The line appearance of this club was universally remarked. On one banner was "Pond will leave San Francisco with fifteen thousand major ity." The Jackson club was followed by the Democratic Alliance. On their banner was inscribed "The Alliance is for honest government." Many of the represent ative business men of the city carried torches in this club. Dr. Kurtz is pres ident and E. G. Taylor secretary of the Alliance club. It was certainly a repre sentative body that marched in this di vision and they were all voters into the bargain. "The only question is, what will Pond's majority be?" "We will THURSDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 18, 1890. down Markham in a Pond on Nov. <>th,V were a couple of inscriptions carried by the members of the Alliance. The Sim ond Division. William Lacy, jr., officiated as mar shal of the second division. The dif ferent wards in the city were represent ed by Democratic organizations. The Plata Fina club of East Los An geles led off. This well known body was splendidly represented. The meinberH wore a red badge and a Pond lily. C. I. Mclntyre is president and A. Gundlach is secretary. The Third Ward turned out 173 strong. S. C. Foy is president, and J. J. Naugh ton secretary, of this organization. The men in line carried lanterns. Their ban ner read: "Pond, Del Valle and vic tory." G. Nicolletti led the Italian and E. Fame the French division, which came next, both of which were largely repre sented. Ben Colin led the Second Ward club ; this organization turned out 100 strong. M. C. Fordham came next at the head of the Eighth Warders; the men in line all carried flags. Hervey Davis is secre retary of the Eighth Ward club. The banner carried by the Seventh Ward men, wbo came next, read: "Solid for Pond and Del Valle." Tlie Ninth Ward club, next in the line, was led by a band. M. T. Collins marched in front and he had 150 men in line. Sam Haskell and W. Boone led the colored zouaves, who turned out thirty strong. Third Division. J. R. Dodson acted as marshal of the third division. The Santa Monica con tingent led under command of Charles Thomas, and turned out one hundred strong. The Meine Brothers' band led this division. Fifty staunch Democrats came up from San Pedro to carry torches in honor of the arrival in South ern California of the next governor and lieutenant-governor. They brought many transparencies which bore appro priate inscriptions. "How is this for Monrovia and Al hambra," was painted across the banner carried by the delegation from the orange groves, which was next in the line. The general impression was that it was more than good, and many Re publicans were astonished to learn that Monrovia and Alhambra could put forth so many Democratic voters. Tho Fourth Division. G. W. Glowner was the marshal of the fourth division. He had 725 men in line by actual count. They hailed from Pomona, Duarte, El Monte, Pasadena, Rivera, Whittier, Downey and Norwalk. and the majority of them possessed good lungs and made the air ring with cheers for Pond and Del Valle. The Fifth Division. Frank Maurico was in charge of the fifth division. The Pond Spanish-Ameri can turned out several hundred strong. Bob Dominguez is president of the club, and judging by the crowd in line last night it looked as if. seven-eighths of the Spanish population had made up therr minds to support the Democratic ticket. A feature of the fifth division was the Ballona club of fifty men mounted on fiery bronchos. The horses pranced and pirouetted, but fhe Spanish-Ameri cans showed tlie assembled thousands their agility as equestrians and won the plaudits of the multitude. This ended the largest political procession* ever held in Southern California, and thousands wended their way homeward, while thousands more repaired to the Pavilion to participate in the demonstration to Mayor Pond, Senator Del Valle and W. J. Curtis, the Democratic nominee for congress in the sixth district. AT THE PAVILION. The Speeches and the Candidates Enthusiastically Received. At 8:30 o'clock the sounds of martial music blending harmoniously with ring ing cheers and the sharp crack of burst ing rockets heralded the approach of the parades to the crowd which already thronged the galleries of Hazard's Pa vilion. A few minutes later, the meas ured tread of innumerable feet rose above the shouts of acclamation which greeted the arrival of the first brigade, and for fully twenty minutes the crowds poured into the hall until the vast audi torium refused to accommodate more, and a packed and surging mass oi humanity blocked up tlie aisles and doorways, effectually preventing either ingress or egress. The interior of the vast hall was pro fusely and artistically decorated with tri-colored bunting and Hags, and p.e sented a very pleasing effect. The chairman's table In the center of the platform was almost entirely con cealed by a huge floral harp composed of natural pond lilies in full bloom and stephanotis, upon a background of the dark green leaves of the water loving plant. A handsomely framed and ex ceedingly well executed portrait of each of the distinguished guests of the evening adorned the corners of the stage. The appearance of Mayor Pond and ex-Senator Del Valle upon the platform was the signal for such a hurst of enthusiastic applause as never before shook the building, and this was con- [ tinued until the audience became \ hoarse. Three cheers for the dis- i tinguished visitors were given with a | will, and at their close Mr. J. De Barth | Short), chairman of the county central i committee, presented Mr. Fred Harkness I as chairman, and Henry Dockweiler, as i secretary, of the evening, both gentle men being received with acclamation. Chairman Harkness called the meet ing to order, after several ineffectual at tempts to make himself heard, and ad dressedthe vast audience as follows: "Ladies and gentlemen, before com mencing the exercises of the evening the Hon. 11. T. Hazard, our mayor, who has desired to present to Mayor Pond of San Francisco, tho keys of the city, will be accorded an opportunity of doinftso." Mayor Hazard, amid a scene of the wildest enthusiasm, stepped from the wings to the stage, bearing in his hands an immense key covered with tin foil and tied with a bow of tricolored rib bon, and advancing towards Mayor Pond, he addressed him as follows: "Hon. K. B. Pond, mayor of San Fran cisco, the metropolis of this great and glorious Pacific coast, never before in the history of this state have the gods decreed that the key of our sympathy should pass out of our hands; but to night I am directed not only to do so, but also to turn over to you the key of our city of Los Angeles, a duty I feel honored in performing to so distin guished a visitor." He then handed the key to Mayor Pond, who briefly thanked Mayor Haz ard for the courtesies extended to him and the warm reception he had received at the hands of the citizens of Los An geles. This scene was the signal for another wild burst of enthusiasm, which continued unchecked until the spec tators tired of their exertions. Secretary Dockweiler then read the fol lowing list of vice-presidents, all of whom occupied seats in the rear of the stage! Ex-Governor Jolin G.Dwonev,ex-Gov grnor George Stoneman, J. be Barth Eugene Germain, William H. Workman, C. E. Tliom, P. Beaudry, Dr. Joseph Kurtz, T. B. Rowan, Antonio F. Coionel, A. M. Stephens, John Wolf skill ('Buenos Avres), Joseph 1). Lynch, J. G. Estudillo, P. M. Scott, William J. Brodrick, 11. C. Dillon, Long Beach ;G. Tononi, Frank Sabichi, James B. Lank ershim. John Bryson, Sr., J. M. Elliott, William Pridham, John E. Plater, R. Bilderrain, B. Giurado, Los Nietos; Jose I). Machado, Laßallona; Abbot Kinney, Santa Monica; John Lang, Lang's Sta tion; If. K. S. O'Melveney, A. J. King, Colonel J. J. Ayres, A. Glassell, Sr., Andrew Mullen, Dr. 11. Worthington, W. T. Martin, Pomona; Captain J. C. Ainsworthy, Redondo; 11. M. Mitchell, Tropico; A. W. Hutton, Jacob Kurtz, John P. Moran, James Castruccio, D. Botiller, R. Maloney, General \V. S O'Brien, John Shirley Ward, S. A. Wal dron, J. Marion Brooks, E. C. Bosby shell, Svlvanus White, John Young, A. C. Taylor, J. A.Clarke, N. Williamson,T. E. Gibbon, R. N. Walton, H. J. Axt, M. L. Wicks, J. C. Hannon, El Monte; L. J. Bose, Col. E. E. Hewitt, Judge E. M. Ross, K. Cohn, Joe Maier, Baron liogniat, John F. Humphreys, M. T. Col lins, Wm. Lacy, Sr., Wm. R. Rowland, A. F. Mackay, Joseph Mesmer, M. C. Marsh, Robert Dominguez, H. W. Hell man, H. Baruch, R. H, Howell, Dr. W. L. Graves. Dr. H. Nadeau, Richard hgan, San Juan; W. IT. Masters, Pasa dena; B. s. Eaton, Pasadena; A. W. Barrett, Phil. Stein, Pomona; Byron Waters, San Bernardino; Thos. B. Brown, J. Anderson, C. Edgerton, R. A. Ling, Gen. J. R. Mathews. Geo. S. Pat ton, Dr. 11. Hill, San Pedro; Victor Montgomery, Santa Ana; R. o.Guirado, N. 0. Bledsoe, Gen. Chas. Forman, 11. W. Patton, A. McNally, Geo. L. Mes nager, J. Eyraud, Manuel Ordoqui, W. H. Mitchell, M. McComach, Newhall; Jerry Illich, Phillip Stoll, James 0. Kays, S. 0. Foy, C. F. Harper, R. R. Brown, L. T. Garnsey, J. J. Melius. A. Gibson, G. E. Dixon, C. P.' Early, W. F. Bosbyshell, Geo. W. King, A. AY. Ryan, Heiirv W. O'Melveney, 11. Leek, J. Harps, W.J. Curtis, San Bernardino; T. Creighton, A. D. Childress, Jno. Moriartv, J. Wil ley, Wilmington ;W. R. Burke, J. R. Dodson, San Pedro; J.I). Palomares, Pomona; N. A. Covarrubias, University ; M. E. 0. Munday, B. C. Bower, Dan Moriartv, Dr. J. C. Crawford, John D. Bicknell, J. P. Caldwell, Spadra; V. ■Sentous, M. F. Stiles, J. R. Dupuy, J. M. Voss, Max Loewenthall, George J. Denis, John S. Parks, C. M. Hayden, W. M. Hughes, C. Dueommun, E. E. Crandall, Carlos E. Cruz, Col. Geo. H. Smith, 11. La Pierre, P. L. Duque, J. Wiley, Dr. H. J. Crawford, W. 11. Spurgeon, Santa Ana ; W. J. Hunsaker, San Diego; R. G. Brewer, J. 11. Burke, Rivera; Y. Yorba, A. K. Sepulveda, Martin Lehmaun, Josi A. Aguirre, J. Brousseau, L. Lichten berger, P. Ballade, F. J. Capitain, Louis Roeder, B. C. Holmes, C. F. Heinzeman, R. C. Carlton, J. D. Frick, H. M. Smith, Joseph Schrieber, Judge Russel, J. H. Bryan, B. F. Coulter, J. J. Naughton, W. P. Hvatt, Anthony Schwamm, John, W. Mitchell. Chairman Harkness, who was received with much warmth, and who was fre quently interrupted during the progress of his speech, then delivered the fol lowing opening address: Ladies and gentlemen, and fellow citizens of Los Angeles : This meeting has been called for the purpose of ratifying the action of the Democratic convention recently held at San Jose. That con vention presents to you for the dis tinguished position of governor of the state, a gentleman who for more than a quarter of a century has been iden tified with the interests of California (wild applause),—a gentleman who has held many public positions of trust, — whose record as mayor of the great city of San Francisco is sufficient guarantee that if called upon to perform the duties of the chief executive of the state, he will do so economically. That gentleman is the Hon. Edward B. Pond of San Francisco. (Loud and continued applause.) Ladies and gentlemen, without solici tation, but by the unanimous voice of that convention our fellow citizen, Hon. R. F. Del Valle was nominated for the lieutenant-governorship. No citizen of Southern California has had to enquire who he is. As a legislator or parlia mentarian, his record is known in every part of the state. I will not speak of the other nominees of that convention, because by so doing I should encroach upon the time of the other and better speakers than I, who will address you themselves. The first speaker of the evening will be Mayor Pond of San Francisco. After a burst of hurrahs and shouts which continued without intermission for several minutes, Mayor Pond was formally presented, and after waiting for another round of applause to subside, delivered the following address : Mr. Chairman, ladies and gentlemen and fellow citizens of Los Angeles : Although I have come many miles to meet with you for a few hours, in your whole souled generous greeting 1 forget the distance. I thank you more deeply and strongly than any words I can com mand, for this welcome. And I feel at home wherever Californians meet, and especially here tonight where I can see so many old friends. It is an un usual pleasure to be with you in this marvelous city. It has been my privi lege to visit it at intervals since it was a straggling Pueblo of adobes and orchards. The town of only a few years ago has changed to the city with metro politan buildings and streets, traffic and recreations. As an old Californian I would mingle my pride with your own just satisfaction at the wonderful growth and the progressive spirit of your city, and at the prospect of much greater development than has yet been realized. But, fellow citizens, your prosperity, and that of all portions of the state, is greatly dependent on government—on the management of state affairs; wise laws and their execution, the selection ..and maintenance of most enlightened institutions, are among the conditions of prosperity. It has seemed to me, in taking a gen eral view of our state affairs and those of other progressive states, that Califor nia is paying too much for what we get. We all are willing to contribute to the reasonable expenses of government, and its worthy and necessary institutions —such as schools, asylums, peniten tiaries, etc. These should be sustained, and in no parsimonious or unworthy manner. But taxes are too hard to earn, and too hard to pay, unless used for the most necessary and enlightened purposes, and disbursed in the most eco nomical and careful way. While we are aware that our history and conditions and the hopeful and pro gressive spirit of our people are some what exceptional, still it might be pro fitable to compare our state institutions and expenditures with other states, old and new. I remind you that property in this state is assessed higher in valu ation than in almost, if not all, the states; that our rate of taxation exceeds that of any other state except Pennsyl vania and New York. From these simple statements the im portance of trying to reduce our state taxation is apparent, but beyond that we all know that the tax burden is too heavy for our people. It seems to me that the demand for a reduction of the state tax is reasonable, and that it can be satisfied. All that is necessary is to introducs business methods; seeing to it ' that, without parsimony, waste and extrava gance are not allowed. The pledge of our party will reduce the rate of taxation about forty percent, from the rate of last year, and half a million dollars a year less than the platform of our opponents calls for; while should the assessment roll in crease, the reduction in our favor would be still larger in amount. Financially, the state business is like other business, only of a larger, more complex and indefinite nature, and the reorganization of public finance and re duction of public expense has been often illustrated. An important provision of the Demo- | cratic platform pledge is the enactment i of a more efficient and secret ballot sys- j tern—known as the Australian method j of balloting. Of the advantage of this - most efficient system of balloting there j can be no doubt in the minds of all fair i minded citizens, and this seems the best * method yet devised for this purpose. The platform also urges an amend ment to the constitution of the United 1 States, authorizing the election of Unit- j ed States senators by the direct vote of the people. The many reasons for such a change need not be dwelt upon, but it is certainly in the line of traditional Democracy. It also declares in favor of fostering the wine industry in this state by both state and national legislation. As I came to this city I passed through lands which would produce wine enough 1 NEARLY COMPLETE. NEARLY COMPLETE. NEARLY COMPLETE. NEARLY COMPLETE. NEARLY COMPLETE. Our Fall Stock is now nearly com plete. Among the new goods we have a large box of plain, grey suits, very fine goods, and in several different shades. These goods are extra well made, having been made especially for us. Not only are these goods stylish, but they are just the goods for our dusty roads. We sell them at $22.50 and $25.00, and can fit the largest man in town. You can't equal the goods for less than $50.00, custom made. We are showing a lot of all wool children's suits for $2.50, while others are exhibiting shoddy at the same price. CORNER SPRING AND TEMPLE STS. _T-x_r t_t- -jx- x<p- ljj lsj _i mm -sisB A YEARK-] Buys the Daily Hkrald nod * $2 the Weekly HiBALn. j IT IS NEWSY AND CLEAN. J FIVE CENTS. to supply a nation. The capacity of these lands is scarcely dreamed of. In older countries one of the chief purposes of government is to discover and develop the resources of the soil. By wise and discriminating legislation the former unproductive uplands of various por tions of France now yield the best wines and constitute one of ttie great resources of wealth. Here is a new France for the vineyardist and the economist. Shall we not develop its wealth ? It is the policy of our state to furnish education of every grade freely to all its citizens. Some are too poor to buy the school books for their children. The platform secures free text-books for study to all, so that the rich and the poor are placed on equality in opportu nities to become worthy citizens and good men and women. There are many other provisions of the platform worthy of your attention and approval, treating on national and state matters. I will not dilate upon them, but leave them to the able speakers who are to follow me, and to your intelligent comparison with the platforms of other parties. Indeed lam more accustomed to carry out platforms than to explain them. My life haa been that of a business man, and in the responsible positions to which my fellow citizens for four suc cessive elections have chosen me, I have endeavored to apply business methods in the administration of public affairs. It seems to me that the duties of the governor are largely those relating to public finance ; therefore business meth ods ought to be employed by those deal ing with finances, instead of conducting the oflice on traditions of the past, or good fellowship. I believe that the people should get the reasonable value of their money, and I know that they can do so, and this by economy Without parsimony, and by dis criminating expenditures. As a candidate for the office of govern or, I come before you in the spirit in which'l have served the people in the past, and with no ambition beyond the duties of this high office. I come unpledged, except by the plat form on which I was nominated. I was nominated without any trade or combi nation, entangling alliance or promise to any man or men. I desire to make this declaration as explicit and emphatic as possible, with out reservation or qualification: If elected I shall endeavor to carry out our platform by action and influence— and veto if necessary, and for the benefit of the whole people of this great state, seeking to protect all its varied inter ests. On this Democratic platform are sev eral nominees for state officers whose records are well known. The candidates for secretary of state, controller, treas urer and clerk of the supreme court have justified your confidence on electing them before, and from your own fair city has been elected one whose ability, fidel Cnntinued on Sih page.