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Demonstration Was Prearrariged, Bryan's Opponents Declare
'_?_? Oklahonin, chnirtnnn of rcsolnllons
commlttee which ls .ircpnriuK plnt?
Johnson and Gray Boomers
DeclareThat Demonstration
In Convention Yesterday
Was Pre-Arranged Aff air.
1 [Specinl to Tbo Times-Dlspatch.J
DENVER. July S.?The Xew York
delegatlon thought to havo a meeting
thls afternoon at 4 o'clock to talk can?
didates. At tlie lnst moment. however,
the conference was postponed until to
morrow morniner at 10:30 o'clock.
The actlon of thc New Yorkers Iti
pefusing to joln wlth a wlil ln to-day's
.demonstration in the convention for the
Ccmmoner has glven the men of Xew
Jersey. Mlnnesota, Georgia and other
Stat?__jvho do not belleve in Bryan and
Bryani-.ni. something Uke a glow of
- encouraserocnt. On iho other hand, the
great howling spectacle for Bryan to
day has convinced most people of what
? they belleved all slong?that Bryan's
nomlnatlon on the first ballot cannot
be preventcd.
As to Vlcc-Presldon.j.-.
Tlie talk about a vice-presldential
candidate has become a farcc. Alt_*iost
anybody who wants thc job and who
can get a delegatlon for hlm can have
? !t. There is still talk of Ollie James
and John \Y. Kern, and jf tlie Xew
Yorkers can ngrce upon a man, "why
ti.ey can have the place. But the "JTew
Yorkers contlnue to act and to talfc as
if they do not care to be represonted
on the tlcket. and the Connectlcut men
are appeallng to the Xew "orkers to
help out Senator Archlbald McNelll.
But the vice.presidentlal situation
has become lost ln the scuffle. It hns
hoen subordinated to tlie dolngs of tlie
committee on credentlals nnd the com?
mittee on platform. Tho fights In
those two commlttees, tho ull-nvght
sesslons^th.e rjjpplng and pulling and
snarilng }_ave lessened tho interest ln
the v'Ice-pres.dent.ai nomlnatlon. The
Martin Llttleton boom got -another
boost thla afternoon. It was even said
that Bryan wan ted hlm, but Bryan has
sent word here In favor of so many
vlce-presldentlal possibllitles that no
more heerf is paid to tho mesaages
. from Llncoln. If tho Xew- Yorkers can
agree on Llttleton he can havo thc
?place. and that ls all thete i? to It
Llttleton nomlnated Judge Parker for
tho place- four years ago.
ifuplur;- Auninst Hope.
The Johnson and Gray boomers _oth
;?:.declared after to-day's tumu't in the
..- convention hr_i that there had been
umn on* the flrst ballot.
* . J-hC.?.t0rsla deleeatlon had a oauoiis
thls afternoon, twenty-three of the
, t^eiity-sis ueing present. The twenty
-three member*. of tho delegatlon pur
positiy shui out the other threo defo
gates because the latter are for Bryan
Thc twenty-three who nro stronglj
against Bryan then elappe'd on tht
unit rule for tho entlre delegdtlon. anc
they have so notliu-d the three Bryan
ltes. Tho latter have kicked up a'llne
old fusa, and In the convention, wh.i
. -tlifc delegation is voted as a unit, tlu
-. ttitee lnterid to upp.nl to the chairmar
of tho convention. and declare tlie.
do not wish to abide by the unit rule
The fact that the Xew York. tlu
New Jersey, tho Connqctlcut, tho Mary
land and thc Delaware delegates .stoot
} hard und fnst durlng tho day's grea
? uprising In the convention for Bryai
Ib regarded by tho opposition as ai
cncouraalr.g feature. Georgla's appca
to all anti-Bryan men In Bryan-l.i
Uructed delegations glvcs promlse o
H llvely old siilndy ln the perman.n
. ?ws.ani'.sa.tioii pf the convention.
JIAXV K11.H.U i.N l.OltB.V.
Dttlly L,ossea uf Iiihurut-n.s Avcru_
Ten iu Bvery l-'iiiiii,
TOKIO, July 8,?Advlces from Seo.
?tate tliat thc g-ovornmerit troops con
tlnue thelr activlty iieajust tho insut
(jents, and many engagcmonls aro re
portc-d throughout th.e dlbturbed arei
"Wlthln a range of eight mlles th
daily - losses of tlie inBurgont. averau
ten killed ln each fight. Altoj_ethe
OO-'lnsurgcnts havo uurrendered up i
th*1 present tlme.
Telegraph und telephone communlec
tions itit.rrupted during the dlsturl
tnces hnve been ? almost complete]
Cniirtrlliui Sehoitner Blorru Aahore.
WATBUTOAVN. . N. Y., July S.?
Catiadjan schooner, nnme unknow
was blown ashore near Sack.tts Ha
bor Jast u'ght ln tlie giile thut rug.
on Lake Ontarlo; nnd (a rapldly goin
to pieces.'_ Tlie llfe-fcavlng erevy fro
Blg Sandy has been oummoned.
| Aba vc?Ex-Congres?ninn L. Irving
Hundy. of Dclatvnre, who will place
! Judge Gray iu nomlvintinn for the
i presldency.
Below?Charles A. Towne. of Xew
| York, vlce-iiresldentlnl possiblllty.
idenoy is scarcely lesfi repugnnnt than
life tenure in that ofllce and tends to
tho establishment of a dynasty." The
plank concludes with tlie statement
that the Democratic party stands for
the rlght of the people freely
to select thelr oflicials; that
the Democratic party stands for
Democraey, while the Republlcan
party is the party of private monopoly.
Tarlit aud thc >uvy.
On the tariff questlon the suggestion
ls that thc positlon of tho party. bo
for revision on the basls of tariff for
only autliclont revenues to support the
government, levled with special atten?
tion to the necessltles of llfe, impar
tlally as to all sectlons of tne oountry,
and so as to not afford monopolistlc
protection to any industry. Tlio attl
turo of the Democrats ln Congress Is
to be Indorsed with reference to tho
news prlnt paper tiuestlon.
On the suDJ.et or' the navy Mr. Bryan
cautions tlie commlttee to be careful
not to indorse a "lurge navy.". An
"adequate navy," he says, **ls as far
aa We can go." He has no objectlon lo
a plank lndorslng atate mllitias,' but
prefers lt to be ln the language of
Thomas Jefferson on that subject: "A
well disciplined mllltla ts our best re
eognized defense."
lf a plank could be drawn on tho
rights of the negro, that -would bo
unanimously acceptable, Mr. Brynn
would not object to lt, but he would*
iiot waiit to force such a plank in the
"*' Suggestlons of Mr. Bryan, whlch fol
Icw cl.osely the Xebraska Stato plnt?
form relate to the planks on the con
clllatlon of capital nnd labor. umend
meht to the antltrust law, tho exten?
slon of the eight-hour law to Inelude
all government employes. as well as
government contractors and subcon
tructors, a general employers' liablllty
acl.. tlie aeparatlon of the Department
of Labor, a Bureau of Minds and Mln
Ing and a Department of Publlc Health
wlth n coiiipeteni physlcian at lts head;
the regulatlon of Aslatic immlgration;
(liljlomatlc ' und.rstandlngs whereby
greater respect ahall ? bo nccorded
abrp.ad to nn Amerlcan pnssport; tho
admlsslon of Arlzona nnd New Mexlqo
ns separate States, nnd tho welcbmlng
of Oklahoma as il soparnte State nnd
of Borto l'tico on a full torrltorlal gov?
ernment; tlie reelamutlon of arid and
swamp lands aml tho protectlon of tho
forests; the constructlon of the Panama
Canal nnd the tlevelopmolit of tho In?
terlor watorways and tire contlnuance
of tho penslon policy; a guarunree of
lndependenee for the Phillppino Islands
und a pledge not to use the navy for
thc- fcollecUon of prlvato debts. The
publlc land plank is to declare a re?
gard for the rights of tho peoplo of
tho Staics as well as for tho general
policy of the rights of the natlon.
After Governor Haskell had read to
the hubcominittoe nll the suggestlons
and inoi.ages from Mr, Bryan. ox
Judgo Alton B. Parker road ln detail
tlie platform whlch had been drawn
by the members of tho Now York
ilelrgntlon, and whlcli has already boen
publlshed. Both sets of suggestlons
w?t*e tccelved wlthout discusslon by
members of tho commlttee.
Oovernor Swanson, -of Virginia. pro
sented a plank entltled tho "Degoner
Bey of the t-touse o_f Iteiiresentatlvos,"
whleh he read witli the comment that
he bullcvud lt would be a dechl'/dly
puiiiihii- issue to bring to the hont.
-no plank reclted that the Hoit.se hnd
becoma to be domlmtted absolutely by
the Speaker, aud pledged the party to
such an nmendmont of lts rules as
would renjedy iho evll complained of.
A Governor .Swanson iloclascd tliat there
wus not n eoiigressjonal illstrllt in tha
'? counlry lo whlch lt liad not beon ie
P'lrted by its reprpsentt..lve in Con?
gress thut lw was uiiablo Iw-causo ol
g tho poslUpu ot the Speaker to obtaln
?** results for tho pt.rllcu.ai* mcnaure-oi
measure. lie hud adYocatea,
Long Awa'ited Priviledge of
Second ing Nomination of
Nbbftsk-an Is Denicd
to Playwright. ;
I.HXVK1*, July 7.?Atlgustus Thomas,
phiyivrlglit and orafJi*. hns suffered u
blow under whloh n stronger man
>. ?.iiii(l succuiiib. Hb Is not to enjoy the
pt-iviiegc of eltlier puttlng Mr. Bryan
iu nomlnnlioii or of sccondlng hls noml?
natlon. Bryan has so wlllea. and What
B.ynn suys goes witn Mr. Thomas. for
he ls one of thc worsliipers of the peor
le_s one.
Mr. Thomas Is onc of Bryan's closest
frlunds. _\ your ugn,Thomas let lt be
known to Mr. Bryan thut he would
rather -have the lionor of puttlng the
Xebriiski.ii in nomlnatlon'for thp prosi
detioy thnn he would havo Cuture. gen
dratlons rceugnlze hlm ns tho greuto._t
of Ainoiieiiii play wrlghts.'. Mr, Thomas
would undoubtedly. do himself und his
friends proud In nominating Mr. Brynn,
for he ts a flno publlc speaker. So Mr.
Bryan told Mr. Thomas that liis great
ambition should bo gratlfied.
The Flrst Blow.
' Thomas for.many months past has
been preparlng for that speech. Not
belng a chosen delegate to the con?
vontion, he had to arrange that matter,
and did so by getting Arlsansas to glvo
hlm.a proxy.
Mr, Frohman tvanted Thomas to go
to Iiondon nnd suporvlso tho puttlng
on ot "Tho Witching Hour." It meant
a great monetary-.sacrlflce to Thomas
to decline to do' so, but even the suc?
cess of the forelgn productlon of hls
latest play wn.s' something he hnd ' to
Ignore in tlie faco. of the groa,t oppor?
tunity that had been glven' him to
placo Brynn In nomlnatlon. *
? Mr. Thomas came out here falrly
rndlant with happiness, wonring
raklsh soft hat, and was polnted out
by everybody as the man who -wns to
mnke thc Brynn ?nominating snoech.
XXe took hls honors modostly. nnd even
whon hls name -wns added to tho list
of flfty-sevon varietlf>s nf vlco-nrest
dentlal candidates Miersre'ter] ns agree
nble to Bryan as riinn'no. ' mnU?, he
o*Hnwe_ no sltrns of unduo. nrlde.
Then rnm" n mc??i^ from T.incoi-.. wk
?h<.t B'-vqn*-. own Stnte wn? rtem^?rii-,^ ?t,.
honor r.f Hivlnc oup of Vi?- o?*". o-qtw*
->'ieo Mr. Rmn In no^'notlon. W^'iM Mr,
-ri,om??? c-lvo wiv-? Wo.iia he be satlsfled
to ?."-ond lh<? nomiriat'on ?
Wlth n snlonrt'd 5ol..S;,o.'.io?? j,fr. Thomaf
r-nriKT*".! to ninko thn sooondltur ln<?"?_.l
Iho n""ilnntlpf snoorh. Ho ror?oio<) ni,
?olf wlth tho thonir.it thnt ono eoiilrl ho .lust
^?I'oiit ns lonir ns tho nthor nnv wnv. nnd
Mint n?Tbais ho could do so much h.ttor
"hin Mivnr Dunne. of Omaha. Who hart
txx-n /-hojon to ronlsco hlm. ..mt Bryan
would ba ror-v Iio ..od miiln fho changc.
The End of It AH,
But fato ls n flckle Jade and polltlcs a
pamo in whlch unbroken pledgres am as rare
ns deuces In n plnnchlo deck. Yesterday
word came from Llncoln to Mr. Thomas
agaln. Xorth Carollna. a Stato In whlch
trouble Is threatened for Mr. Bryan and
hls nmhltlon. wns dcmandlng that Governor
Glenn should havo the nrlvllcge of seconding'
tho nomlnatlon of Mr. Bryan.
Polltical oxnedloncy demanded that North
Carolina's wish should be gratlfied. Would
Mr. Thomas klndly yleld once more?
Whnt could tho poor boy do? Ho has
ylelded ngain. Hls lndorsement of Brvan
will not be heard In the con\-cntlon hall.
Hls grent ambition Is not to bo reallzed.
Hc says hls flrst and foremost duty Is to
servo Bryan. and that if he can scrve hlm
better by remalnlng sllent than by maklng
a speech ln the convention he will do so,
Arkansas. whlch State was to be brought
into some promlnenco by hnvlng Mr. Thomas
tomporarlly represent lt whllo maklng tho
Bryan nomlnallng speech, Is q_lte pcovish
about lt all.
Negro riinrROd Wltli Thls Offense?Hrnke
man Injured?Church Clerk l-'Incd.
[Speclal to The Tlmcs-DIspateh.l
CHATHAM. VA., July 8.?Harry Bowman
.colored) is ln Jall here for ahootlng a col?
ored woinan by the name ot Young. The
"bullet penetrated the abdomen, and the
physleians think she will dle. Joalousy
eaused ihe shootlng.
Charles George. of Elba, ls ln a crltlcal
condition In a hospltal In Danvllle. and tho
physleians thlnk ho cannot llvo but n few
days longer. <**eorge was a orakemnn on
tho Franklln and Plttsylvanla branch of
the Southern Rallway. and whlle leanlng out
of a wlndow of a movlng train fell, frac
turlng hls skull and rendorlng hlm 1100011
sclous, In whlch condition ho: was later
found by hls crow who dld not mlsB hlm
until tho train had procoeded soveral milos
and had to back to flnd hlm. He was at
onci tnkon to- the hospltal nnd typhold fever
has developed, which hls attcndlng physl?
eians thlnk will result fatally.
Wllllam Poweli (colored) clork of tho
Koanoke Baptist As.ociatlon. wns flned ,3.
und coat beforo Justice Hurt Tuesday for
cllsturblng publlc worshlp nf Mlno Creek
Baptlst Church, Tho congresallou ot' Mlno
Creek Climrclt were dlvlded as to rotalnlng
Adam Clark as pastor. and tha ahti-C'lark
lles liad called upon Powoll to help them
out. On the regular preachlng day Poweli
event down and took tho pulpit at Mlne
Creek. causing Clark and his adherents to
proceed to the open to worshlp. Clark,
swore 01/t a-warrnnt, whlch was heard by
Justlce Hurt, severai witnesses appoaiing
for both hIUoij.
Mlssed Hls Trul_. Here.
A whito man who is montally derangod
r.nd who clalms to have mlssed a truln con?
nection hore, belng on hls wny from South
Carollna'to Boston. wns placed ln Henrloo
county Jall last nlght tor safo-Keoplng. ..Ho
could not elvo hls namo.
woi.tii, - diiiiKhtur ot tviillniii Jt-nuiiigi. ?h>uu.
daughter of l'rt.slilc-.-t lloosevelt,
Hol__ Mt-re nt on .ulug -mcnkIou of vubvcuII-uu utii'ttuUiM. roueli iUU'bUw*
Convention Scenes, Strange and Otherwise
[Specinl to The Tlmes-iUpntch.J
DENTVER, COL.., July 8.?The spec
tacle provlded last evening by
the peoplo of Denver was some?
thing to make tlie old-timoro who have
been prolng to nnllonul conventions
open thelr eyos. Donver was out- to
outdo herself, nnd she apparontly dld
it. Multiply tho whlte llght dlstrlct. of
Broadway a thousand tlmes nnd you
may havo some idea of it. Tho prin?
clpal streets for mlles v.ere nrched bv
vurl-colored electrlc llghts, thc blg
buiidlngn were llned In tho same fash
ion and through these streots moved
ot Intervals a strlng of trollev cars
festooned with lights. ench carrcarry
Ing a band. Froni nll over the* West.
from the wing caps ln the mountains
nnd froni the ranches on the plalns
peoplo hnd come to see the ?how, and
they Hned the streets as Broadway Is
llned on the dny of a blg- parade" it
7nV iM Cr?n''I ff slffantlc proportlons
for thls part of the country -
But what struck folks her? 'rom
anr^lePr?1,Ce- ? >? *? ?* ?"
f?fore'*?Seen.S t0 havo onl>- a hand.
ful of pollce. but no more were necW
sary apparently The Johnson and th
Brynn paraders'at times would oorro
together. but there was nothing1" hrt
good-natured rlvalry. Severai him
dred Apaehes. In full war palnt. tormt-X
part of the show. and they rode throu?r!i
the streets on somo of the decornt'l
trollcy cars, with thelr sqtiaws and
papooses. utterlnp their shrlll war crKs
to help things along.
? ?. ?
THI". both room of the Illlnols dele
gation has been used foroommls
snry purposes Instead of what it
was intended for. The Cook county men.
as soon as they reached hern, promptly
proceedod to flll that bath tub with
cracked Ice, and deposited therein
everythlng from gin to beer. Any om
who shows slgns of Interest ts ap
proached by one of the Chieago men
who says: "Will you have a drink?'
and leads you at once Into tho bath
? ? ?
The two big snow plles brought fro'ii
the peaks of the Rockles and deposltnl
near the convention hall as part of tl o
greneral boost gamo. for Denver, may
have served thelr purpose all rlght, but
they'also "were the cause of some trou?
Whlle the earnIval was in.progress
in the evening a lot of men. wcjrnen
and boys' desconded 'on the snow plles
and prdceeded to throw -snowballs at
the crowd. '.Some of the women took
dellght in dashlng tiandfuls of snow
Into the faces of men much as they
would throw confettl. Nobody mlnded
that, and a good many/enjoyed tho
h.ovelty, of getting a little snow down
tho neck ln July;
But whon the revelers got to hltting
people with hard "snowballs the police
coneluded that lt had gone far enough,
and statloned a guard around tho two
snow-piles. Aftor that nobody was al?
lowed near them.
? ? ?
Every, managlng edltor of a Denver
newspaper has aT.vo.ye'r in his desk;
so has every hotel clerk.
"Vou don't neod ?' 'em often," said
ono of'the edltors here, "but Whon you
do need 'em, you need 'em ..like hell."
Judge'Parker has been advlsed by
his frlonds hero to minglo a little
more wlth tho crowd. They'thlnk tho
people have the impresslon that he is
too much cf an arlstocrat, whlch ls not
n sood rcputatlon to have at a con?
vention of thls sort. Conscquently ln
tlie last dny or two tho fortnor candi
uate for Presldent has cmcrged some-,
V/hat from hls secluslon, and 1ms been
busy shuklng hands wlth everybody
who comes along.
? ? ? ?
DENVER is to be reincmbered as
the homo of Senator Teller, who
led the bolt from the Republlcan
convention tn 1896 at St. Louis. when
IL refused to accept free silver. Sen?
ator Teller was an ldol out hero for
a tlme. an.l when ho returned froni
that convention tlio people took the
horses from hls carriage aml attach
Ing the ropes to the tongue of the
vehlcle hauled it through the stroets.
Dlrectly after hls defeat In that samo
year, Wllllam J. Bryan vlslted Donver
and got a trc-inendous ovation. There
were over 100,000 utrangers wlthln
Denver's gates at that tlme. Bryan
spoke to the crowd from thc steps of
the Capitol here, whlle a hundred
young girls dressed In red. whlte and
blue and formlng an Immense fiag,
served as a bnckground. The sentl
ment of thls scction now, according to
people who have recalled that tlme,
would hardly duplicate such a recep?
tlon. You do not hear a mention of
?Bryan's 1S9C panacea any where.
An incident illustrating the kindly
feellng of tho people In this mile
high clty occurred the. othor nlght In
one of the best restaurants. A woman,
very poorly dressed. carrying a baby,
and leadlng by the hand another chlld,
came in and ordered a bowl of soup,
whlch sho dlvlded between nll three.
She had not been In the placo any
timo at all before three or four mon
offered through waiters to pay for
anything the little famlly wanted to
eat, But the woman was ns proud ns
an Indian prlncess, and after she and
jthe children had g*t the bowl of soup
they left the restaurant.
? ? ?
"Well, boys," sald State Chalrman
William J. Connors, of Buffalo, just
before the convention assembled, "four
years ago >,* St. Louls I sat in tho
gallerles, but it looks as though I'd
havo a good seat thls tlme. And four
years from now I may be back In thc
gallerles agaln. That'ii polltlcs."
* ? ?
THE Tammany braves _ paraded
through the maln thoroughfaros
.of Denver thls mornlng-. They
made a flne show. Trafflc on''Den?
ver. mnln street was stopped whlle
the Tlgers marched between crowds
that cheered them repeatedly ln that
wholo-hearted way they hav6 of doin_r
things out here. Real Indians lead
the parade?a band of Utes, who aro
in tho clty for convention -week.
? They carrled a big Tammany ban?
ner, and danced a war dance to the
tune of "Tammony,*' as they went
along. Behlnd tho Indians camo
Charles P. Murphy, J. Sergeant Cranv
John T. Oakley and Tom McAvby,
heads of- the dlfferent .commlttees;
Then came the braves, marchlng eight
abrcast, captained .by the dlfferent
leaders. , There were nearly 700, most
of them wavlng blue ' flags boaring
Murphy'* plcture.
It mlght havo beon the way they
marched or lt mlght have been because
they had come such a dlstance, but
at any rato the peoplo cortainly dld
whoop It^up for the Tamirianylt'es thls
mornlng, Every store wlndow had-the
picturo of a big Tlg-er ln lt, and tho'
?word "wolcomo." As tho parado march?
ed. past. tho Johnson headquarters at.
tho Albany, the Johnson inen set up
__*e__o >?E_vz__r _*?> cz_zi_-'<av'
C2T ___i__l?_352 ?*
a tromendous chcer. They have been
.hoplng ail along that the Now Torkors
would vote for thelr candidate. but
although tho Tammany men acknow
ledged these and other cheers, the
parado still left everybody 'guesslng
us to who they would bc for, because
not a cAhdlclate's picturo was carrled.
Tlie parado covored a route severai
mlles long, wlndlng up at the conven?
tion hall.
? ?? ?
WITH the pandemonliim^swlrllng
und riotlng und ccholng ln the
convention to-day, the men
from New York. Delaware, Georgla,
Now Jorseyund Mlnnesota sat grlm nn.l
Hllent. There were Isoluted Instancos
in theso delegations of approval, but
the vast majorlty took no part in thc
demonstration. Implored to do so, Im
portuned by shrieklng delegates to
joln In the outburst, they shook thelr
heads and sat as If nalled to thelr
f=eats. Then came the march of the
standards around the hall, amid thc
wavlng of a hundred banners, blue,
white, pink. yellow, crlmson?all tell?
lng of the glorles of Bryan, what he
had done and what Ue was to do, thc
band accompanying by all sorts of
melodles the frantlo scene. Then came
the rebel yoll. hlgh. plcrclng and shrlll.
and lt was heard ln chorus even abovo
thc mighty shotttlng. Nearly alf the
10.000 in the hall Joined in slnging
the melodles, and nobddy enjoyed the
scene from thelr boxes better than
Mrs. Nicholas Longworth and Mrs.
Ruth Brynn Leavitt. Senator Jullus
Caosar Burrows, In the Longworth
box. grlnned Uke a cheesy eat. Mrs.
Hnyward, tho Utah delegate, and Mrs.
Bradford, the Colorado delegate-at:
large. both dressed ln whlte and of
amplo form and stout arm. Jolned the
poradcrs nnd sang as loudly as any
man delegate. Around the hall trudged
the standard-bearers and the thousands
ln thelr wake. The New Yorkers and
all tho other delegates mentioned
above stood tho scene unfllnchlngly.
They were taunted by howls and Jeers
and shrleks. but they only grlnned
ln return. The Bryan volunteers of
Llncoln then marched the standard
bearers Into the gallery. They swung
to Mrs. Longworth's box and Senator
Burrows was itrughlng heartlly. As
the paraders Jostled by the box occu
plod by Mrs. Ruth Bryan Leavitt, tney
took up tho old melody. '"AuUT Lang
Svnc." and followed it wlth ' My Old
Kentueky Home.** The objectlve poln
of tho'Bryan volunteers was the great
paintlng of George ?h,n*t1f?*
Tumbling and stumbllng. they reached
the paintlng and tacked for a rnoment
the plcture of Bryan beneath lt. From
that vantage polnt,' they could ook
over the groataudience, and they anK
and shouted and cheered and. ^d.
theMmnd comlng ln-agaln w 1th Hall.
Hall. the gang's on dock. what tho hei
do we care, what the bell do we care.
Chalrman Bell and Senator Gore
were laughlng upon .the^latform. Not
an effort*had been made to quell the
demonstration. ^ho Bryanltes had ae
foated the Rooseveltltes ln one thlng
at 'least - The cheers at- Chieago for
?Roojevet lasted forty-nlne mlnntes.
?.S sPectaclf of this convention.
ihe orrie of sound.'.the antlcs of tho
men and women. "l^ted exaetly one
W.ana twentv-seven- mlnutes.
ST LKWIS. tbe poet.of the* Donver
Tlmes 1)" afternoon odition of.
' ThSman Patterson's newspaner.
? *pald hls respects tp Cr-lone J,
m fiMffev"and the nntl-Bryanltes in a
nai*odyfeona"The H?* "*. of Danny
Deever." Part of lt follows.
"I'd llko to go ln there, good slr," Jlm
Guffey said outslclo;
"Tho orders aro to bar you out. tho
man on guard replled._
"I promiso I'll not sav a word, Jlm
Guffey said outsido;
"You'ye .sald too much, so now? Bta.
out," the man on guard roplled. ?
"For they're nomlnatln' Bryan;l can't
you hear Gus Thomas yell?
An' thoy'vo never left off cheering at
the words thoy heard from Bell;
Your grumpy-fnco In that great hall
would -only break the spell,
So stay 'out whlle they nominate Bill
"What Is tliat blarlnf nolso I hear?"
Jlm Guffey asked outsido.
"The band ls playln' 'Hall the Chlof,'"
thc man on guard replled.
"What is that awful gulplng sound?"
Jlm Guffey asked outslde*,
"The allles chol.ln' hard on Bill," the
man on guard replled.
"For thoy're nemlnatin' Bryan, an'
thero's no" dlscordant shout;
Thero Avore a fow agln hlm, but
they've a}l boen put to rout;
So don't oxpect to get ln thore an' sit
- around and pout,
An* spoll things while they're nomlnat?
ln' Bryan,"
-. ' .hipnii Very Auxlous About It.
TOICYO, July 8.?Thore ls great anx
iety hero to know,tho result of the
Dornooratlo Natloiml Convention ln
America, -.." ? H
Hesitated Short Time and
Then Went to Work With
Others; Daniel on Plat?
form Committee.
Staiff Correnpaiuleiit nf Tlie Tlmcs
DENVER. COL, July 8.?Tho con?
vention umply redeemed lts coldnesaj
of yesterday by Ita unbountlcd cnthu?
slasm of to-day. Never ln the hlstory
of party orgnnlzatlons In thls country
has a candidate for oiTice recolved so
prolonged a demonstration as that
Whlch broke forth at tho mention of
tho namo of Wllllam .lonnlngs Bryan
here to-day, and whlch lasted ono hour
and twenty-seven mlnutes. It com
menced at 1:20 P. M. and ended at
2:17 P. M? only ufter the moHt stren?
uous efforts on the part of Chalrman
Bell und others.
When the body asaemblod shortlv
after noon Ollie James. the Brynn
leader from Kentueky, moved a recesi
until 8 P, M., a> the credentlals com?
mitteo was not ready to report. The
convention would not have It so, and
commenced calllng for popular orators.
Flnally Unlted States Senator Thoroaa
F. Gore, the bllnd statesman from Ok?
lahoma, responded, and was maklng
a notable speech when ho llt tho flres
of enthusiasm, whlch kept delegates
and spoctators cheering wlldly for the
Nebraskan for nearly an hour and a
Set Them Wlld.
Senator Gore. who Is a brilliant ora
tor, had speken less than ten mlnutes.
Describ'ng the Democraey of hls new
Stato and cxplalnlng how- It had wrlt?
ten .leffeisonlan prlnclples into Its con?
stitution. l.c provoked a demon. trellon
whlch iiehher he nor other leaj^rs had
imtlclpatcd. He referred lo thc
speeches of Bryan and Taft for and
agalnst the Constitution frnin.rt by a
Democratic convention, and when he
sald Oklahoma by more than a hundred
tbousnn.l majorlty rejeeted (he advice of
Taft-and nccept?d tho advice of Bryan,
hc was forced to suspend until thu
tumult was over. Wh<_n order was tln
ully restored, Senator Gore sot the
delegates and gallerles wlld again bv
saying: "To the older und other States
of thlB self-governing republlc Okla?
homa has only to say: 'Go thou and
do llkewise.'" -
The demonstratl* was almost lnde
scrlhable. At the mention of the Ne
braskan*s name a blg Bry_<n banner
wus holsted. and thls waa tho slgnal
for delegates to Jerk Sta.e banner.
from thelr moorings and march around
the hall, whlle 12.000 peoplo wildlv
Jolned ln ?cheering.
Virginia stood tlie storm for a short
tlme, but ylelded quickly. Delegate
Ford, of Newport News. grabbed the
standard and kept It ln evidence to
the end. Only Mlnnesota, Goorgla,
Connectlcut and certain other delega?
tions rcmalncd still and sllent, aud
thelr standards presented a lonesome
appearance, while all others were be?
ing borno around tho hall amid tlv.
wlldest confuslon. Tho demonstration
Is taken by friends of the Nebraskan
to forebode good results for the tlcket
ln November.
Attltude of VlrKlnlnns.
A poll of the Virginia delegatlon
shows a strong sentlment for Charles
A. Towno. of New York, for second
place. Georgla ls pushing Clark How?
ell, and tho fleld is full of favorite
Towne is agreenle to Bryan, but the
latter ls sald now to prefer a runnlng
mate from the South or Middle West.
Owlng to the slckness of Senator
Daniel, Chairman Flood, of the Vir?
ginia delegation, appolnted Govornor
Swanson to act on the commlttee on
resolutlons. Thc Governor was placed
on thc subcommittee of fifteen by
Chalrman Haskell and helped work
out the rough draft of the platform.
Senator Daniel is now better and is
The injunction plank will be strong.
and though posslbly not as drastlc as
Gompers demands, it will probably
satlsfy labor leaders, and servo to
ralse tho cry of class leglslatlon. Thls
plank is the danger which now con
fronts the Democratic party.
LINCOLN. NEB., July 8.?No dramatlc
dash Denverward for W. J. -Bryan, no
engino ready flred, with the Pullman
attached, walting in tho Llncoln rail?
roads yards for tho commonor. Ho
says ho expects to remaln at Falrview,
and will contlnue to receive conven?
tion bulietins there each' day. Ho will
be ln cons.ant touch wlth hls frlonds
at Denver by tejegraph and telephone,
but ls glvlng no thought to any con
tingency whlch mlght call him to the
scene of aotlon.
Mr. Bryan "sald that, whlle ho had
never declared ho would not go to
?Denver undor any clrcuinstances, ho
has no expectatian of going, and has
made no preparatlons for it- Ho stated,
rurtliermore, that ho Is not antlclpat
ing any developmonts 'which would
cause hlm to make the Journejv Al?
though .Mr. Bryan is usually an early
rlsor, ho did not loave hls bed thls
mornlng uritil nearly D o'clock.
Ilerolc Work of Kourtceu-Yonr-Old
Youtli Snvcn Norfolk Glrl.
[Speoiul to The Tlmos-Plspatch..
W"ES'rOVI.R VA? -July 8.?-Whlle
bathlng in HerrlngvCreek Sunday af?
ternoon, Phelan Ruffln, tho twelve
yoar-old. daughtor of Dr. Kirkland
Ruffln, of Norfolk, got ovor her depth
and would havo been drotvned hnd it
not been for the bravery of Mortlmcr
Harrlson, of Danvlllo, who savod her
llfo at the rlsk of hls own.
Young Harrlson was a good dlstanco
from the girl when he heard tho
scrcams of her companions and swani
quickly to the scene. By tho .tlme ho
reached her, slio had floated far Into
tho stream, and was struggUng ln
fifteen feet of water. She kqpt won
tlerfully calm and self-possessetl ln
Isplte of'the fact that sho was rtrlftlng
furthor but, belng unablo- to swlm,
Harrlson caught hor- as sho was
about to slnk for the thlrd tlme, and,
igrasplng her finnly wlth ono hand,
swam ashore. She was nearly unoon
solous when lald on the , bank, but
Mamie Ruffln, ono of tho party, show
od presenoo of mlnd ln trying to re
vlve hor. She has rocoverod from the
nervo shock oocasloned by the frlght.
The-young hero is a son of Mr. Jamei
p, Harrlson, a promlnent lawyer ol
Danvllle, Vn., and ls vislting rehttlVM
ln Charles Clty county.

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