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TWENTY-FIFTH YEAR. NO. 365. NO SLATE NEEDED FOR GUIDANCE OF NEW YORK DEMOCRATS A FULL TICKET NAMED LED BT AUGUSTUS VAN WYCK FOR GOVERNOR HARMONY WAS PLENTIFUL , Wildest Cheering of the Day Caused by ths Mention of the Name ot Bryan Associated Press Special Wire. SYRACUSE, N. Y„ Sept. 29.—Tho Demo crat!) of New York state today named this ticket: Governor—Augustus Van Wyck ot Kings. Lieutenant governor—Elliott Donforth of Chenango. Sscretary of state—George W. Batten of Niagara. Comptroller—Edward S. Atwater of Duchess. State treasurer—E. P. Morris of Wayne. Attorney general—Thomas F. Conway of Clinton. State engineer and surveyor—Martin Scbenck of Rennsalaer. Morning Conferences SYRACUSE, N. V., Sept. 99.—Before many delegates to the Democratic State Convention had arisen this morning, the leaders were about the corridors. At 8:30 o'clock tt was announced from Mr. Croker's headquarters that the New York and Kings county delegations had united on August Van Wyck of Brooklyn, a brother of Mayor Van Wyck of New York, for Qovernor, and thut the Mayor would be withdrawn. After a conference between Senator Mc- Carren of Brooklyn and Richard Croker during which a great deal of telegraphing was done Senator McCarren said: "We are going to name Judge Van Wyck and we will have 280 votes on the first ballot. Only 22G are necessary for a choice. Beside the New York and Kings county solid vote we will get votes from Oneida, Kenssaeler, Erie, Columbia and Ulster, and some scattering ones. We have not set tled upon the reat of the ticket." A few minutes later Senator Hill walked along the corridor. He was smiling, and In reply to questions sold: "Yes, I under stand that the New York and Kings county delegates have united on Judge Van Wyck for a candidate. At the same time none of the up-State candidates have withdrawn, and I believe that all of them will get Into the convention. I don't know of any up-State delegates pledged to Mr. Van Wyck, but In return for favors shown other candidates by Tammany they may throw some votes." Contrary to all expectations and to the Indications of last night and early this morning, the convention was very har monious, the only contest being fur the nomination for governor, and only one ballot being taken on that. When the convention met soon after noon Frederick Schraub was elected permanent chairman and was escorted to the chair. He made an address in which he scored the Republican State administration, charged the national government with criminal neglect of troops in the Spanish war and said: "Everywhere Democrats were in the van —Dewey, Schley, Hobson, Lee, Wheeler- Democratic heroes all, have written high their names ln the American temple of fame." In conclusion he sold: "Momentous ques tions affectfng the future policy of Ameri ca must be passed upon by the next na tional Congress. It should be the earnest effort of every Democrat to so shape the work of this convention that It shall render possible the return to the Upper ELLIOTT DAN FORTH dominated for Licutenan. t Qovorapr of New, York House of our beloved senior Senator, Ed ward D, Murphy." Th* Resolutions The report of the Committee on Resolu tions was then read as follows: The Democratic party of the State of New York, In convention assembled, de clares as follows: It congratulates l the country upon the successful termination of the war, under taken, not for conquest or aggrandizement, hut ln the Interests of humanity, liberty and civilization. We glory ln the patriotic devotion and valor of our bravo soldiers nnd sailors who have heightened the lus ter of our national fame. The scandalous abuse by the President of his power of appointment, in scattering army commis sions among Inexperienced and Incompet ent civilians as rewards to personal favor ites, and that to the exclusion of exper ienced officers In the service, Is largely accountable for the fearful suffering and appalling loss of life among the gallant soldiers that have brought disgrace upon the administration and a sense of shame to the nation. A Democratic Congress will. If chosen by the people, rigidly In vestigate the conduct of the war and ex pose and punish all who may be responsible for tho unnecessary deaths, privations and sufferings of the soldiers. Succeeding sections of the platform de clare ln favor of economy In public expend itures, the abolishment of unnecessary of ficers and commissions, a lower tax rate, a reduction In the number of special laws, a fair and just enforcement of the state civil service laws, an Impartial enforcement of the soldiers' preference laws, and the res toration of the National guard to the "high standard of efficiency which, under Dem ocratic governors, it so long enjoyed." "While ln national affairs we adhere with steadfast fidelity to all the principles and policies of Jeffersonlan Democracy, we recognize that at the present ttme the at tention of the people of thts state is large ly engrossed by the consideration of grave scandals and abuses of administration, which during four years of Republican con trol of state affairs have resulted In great pecuniary loss to the people and a gradual lowering of the standards heretofore ob tained In state government. The recent report of the canal Investigating commit tee has startled the people of the state, and has produced v profound conviction on their part, Irrespective of their views on national questions, that a change of state domination Is Imperative for the preserva tion of the canals, now seriously Imperiled, for the protection of the taxpayers, and for the vindication of the honor of the Empire state. It therefore becomes the part of wis dom to recognize the fact that under ex isting circumstances, state Issues In this campaign must necessarily be paramount ln the present extraordinary crisis." When nominations were reached M. De Haven of Syracuse nominated Mayor Jas. K. McGulre for' Governor. In his speech nominating Mayor Mc- Gulre, Mr. Hazen said: "At Saratoga Tuesday discredited repre sentatives of the Republican party placed between themselves and the wrath of the people a soldier in the war wtth Spain. Such were the motives of those gentlemen that, had they met In Hades Instead of in Saratoga, they would have held this self same soldier lietween themselves and the fire. We have only admiration for the Rough Riders who never thought of sur render while on the blistering sands of Santlugo, but we are amazed that one of their number should return to the cooling shades of Saratoga and surrender, abso lutely and without condition, to the most desperate and degenerate organization of political 'Tough Riders' that ever foraged upon the taxpayers of the state of New York. The men who made that nomina tion must be beaten. To heat them, their candidate must be beaten, even though he be a soldier. The martial spirit of the Em pire state admires the veteran of any war, but It will vote down ln self-defense the organization that has made this man Its candidate and with whom he has Joined hands. "This convention must name the next governor of New York. To do this, we must name a candidate who can win. Central New York is for James K. McGulre. He Is young, but the man who has worked his way from newsboy to mayor of Saratoga, and is serving his second term at 30, Is not too young. "If you place the standard of Democracy In his hands, he will never stop or falter until he has carried It to victory. He will rally beneath It the young men of every party, the laboring people of the state, whose rights he has always defended; the THE HERALD WANT TO COME HOME But the Seventh Regiment Men Must Find Some Very Good Excuses or Go to Manila SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 29.—General Merrlam, in an Interview tonight, took a decided stand, which may force the Seventh to go to Manila, even If most of the men object and wish to go home. Said he: "Only when the reasons given for a desired discharge are urgent v|l the discharge be granted. Triv ial reasons will not be considered. I will endeavor to be Just, but we cannot give a volunteer his discharge unless he advances a very good reason." There were lively times in camp today. The officers held two meetings, and the men held a dozen more. At the morning meeting Colonel Berry and Adjutant Alfonso almost came to blows. Alfonzo cham pioned the cause of the men. "They could not go home now if we all said so," Berry Is reported to have said. "We couldn't get the transportation." "I could get the trains necessary in two hours," Alfonzo responded. There was more hot talk, the officers taking the side of the men, besides Alfonzo, being Lieutenant- Colonel Schrieber, Chaplain Clark, Captain Dodge, Captain Brown, Major Weller and Lieutenant Fredericks. Applications for discharge piled in all day. In company H, ninety-two out of ninety-four men on active duty asked to be mustered out. In company G eighty-three out of eighty-four men applied. At the afternoon meeting of the officers over four hundred men gathered and hooted and yelled so that they had to be dispersed. Discipline Is on the verge of taking wings. At a meeting of one man from each company tonight the following expression of opinion was carried unanimously: "We do not want to go to Manila. If a transport were ready to take us now, we would prefer to take a train. Anything our officers say to the contrary is false. plain, common people, among whom he was born and reared, and to whom he has never appealed ln vain; the owners of small homes, whose burdens he has light ened by forcing a just method of taxation; the liberal-thinking people, who believe in just and liberal laws as against the blue laws of bigotry and the sumptuary laws of hypocrisy—these men and these inter ests will see to it that ln the great battle of the ballot* tho 'Newsboy Candidate,' the champion of the plain people, is chosen governor of New York, over the millionaire 'Rough Rider,' who has joined hands with men who have plundered the taxpayers and brought shame and disgrace on the Em pire state." . Judge S. S. Taylor of Chemung presented the name of John B. Stanchfleld for Gov ernor. Wm. F. Mackle of Erie nominated Judge Robert C. Titus. Andrew McLaln presented the name of Augustus Van Wyck. Cheers for Bryan Thomas 8. Garmody mentioned for the first time the name of William J. Bryan. The convention went into an uproar of ap plause. Delegates sprang from their seats, waving hats, canes and umbrellas, cheered and cheered again foi the Nebras kan. The cheering continued, and a specta tor sprang up and grasped the slender staff that supported a Cuban flag. He waved the flag and the crowd shouted for Bryan for" several minutes. Van Wyck Nominated The voting for governor was completed at 2:36, and the result as announced was: Van Wyck, 350; Stanchfleld, 38; McGulre, .21; Titus, 41, and on motion the nomination was made unanimous. The nominations for the remainder of the ticket were made by acclamation. At 3:30 p. m., after having adopted the star as the ballot emblem, and after ap , pointing the usual committees to flit va LOS ANGELES, FRIDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 30, 1893 cancies, the convention adjourned sine dile. The new state committee met soon after the adjournment of the convention and or ganized, electing Frank Campbell of Bath as chairman. The Threatened Bolt SYRACUSE, N. V., Sept. 29.—The dele gates of the Chicago platform Democracy at a meeting held at the City Hall last night to organize a bolt of the regular Demo cratic ticket should the platform of 1596 be Ignored, /as spilt nearly even by a bolt among its own members. Dissatisfied by a ruling of Chairman Henry M. McDonald of New York, half or nearly half of the delegates followed the lead of Calvin E. Reach ot Lanslngburg and quit the hall, after a meeting at which disorder pre vailed to an extent that the presiding offi cer was powerless to control and motions and counter motions were lost in a maze of parliamentary entanglements. There were 134 delegates at the calling of the conference out of the ICO entitled to seats, upon the basis of three to each Sena torial district. Resolutions were Introduced providing that In the event of the Democratic State Convention ignoring the recognition of the Chicago platform, the Committee on Organ ization, consisting of one member from each Senatorial district, meet within fortyr eight hours and select candidates for all places on the State ticket and procure sig natures to place such candidates in nomi nation. Discussion of the resolutions led to much bad feeling and finally, on the chair declaring a motion to table the resolu tions lost, Mr. Keach and his followers took umbrage and bolted the conference and those who remained adopted the reso lutlon. Will Name Candidates SYRACUSE, N. V., Sept. 29.—The Chic go platform Democrats, who ln conference last night adopted resolutions empowering anid Instructing the committee on organiza tion, composed of one member from each GAGE'S GREAT GUESS senate district In the state, to place ln nomination a full ticket by petition should the convention today fall to affirm the Chicago platform, had another meeting to day after the report of the committee on resolutions became known. The Instruc tions of the conference require that a full ticket be nominated within forty-eight hours. The committee on organization will meat at the Union Square hotel, Nerw York City, tomorrow night and select a candidate for each place upon tbe state ticket. Egyptian Affairs LONDON, Sept. 29.—The Cairo corre spondent of the Dally Telegraph says: The sirdar will become first governor general of the Soudan and may hold that post for a time, but he will resign the sir darship. Major Marchand was In straits when, the sirdar arrived, and was glad to receive the supplies from the latter without which he would have been compelled to quit Fashoda. Major Marchand was unable to show any authority from the French gov ernment for holding the place. California Banks SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 29-The bank commissioners have Just complied their re port, showing the condition of the banks In California oni August 31st. Compared with the figures in »he report of July 31,1897. It shows an Increase of assets and liabilities for all the banks of $28,477, 073. The total Is given at $390,883,631 Fanny Davenport's Funeral BOSTON, B '."j.—The funeral services OV r till remains f Fanny Davenport were >- rir! i Trinity uhurch here today. Inter ment wart.it !•' rest H'Ul cemetery. Joseph Jeffi i ; on was one of the honorary pall bearers. Labor's Candidate ST. LOOTS, Sept. 29.-M. J. GUI, a glass Mower of this city, was this afternoon nom inated for congress by the Tenth district i -rnocratlc convention. . SAT AT ONE TABLE SMOKED CIGARS AND DRANK k COFFEE PEACE COMMISSIONERS MEET SOCIALLY BEFORE DOING BUSINESS THE INSTRUCTIONS GIVEN Lead French Diplomats to Fear That ths Peace Negotiations Will Fall of Results Associated Press Special Wire. PARIS, Sept. 29.—The United States Peace Commission held another session this morning, after which, accompanied by the United States Ambassador, General Horace Porter, they drove to the Foreign Office, where the commissioners met and breakfasted with the Spanish Commis sioners and the Ambassadors. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, M. Del Casse had in vited the three head officials of the French Foreign Office, the First Secretaries of the Embassies and General Hegron, Secretary of Elysee Palace. The breakfast at which the peace com missioners met for the first time today was purely an informal affair given by M. Del Casse ln his private apartments In the foregn oflice. The Spanish commissioners arrived first, accompanied by the Spanish ambassador here, Senor Leon y Castillo, and the sec retary of the Spanish embassy. The United States ambassador, Gen. Horace Porter, and Henri Vlgnaud, secretary of the United States embassy, arrived at the foreign of fice before the American commissioners and awaited them there. The American party arrived on the stroke of 12:30, the hour fixed, and the rapping of a halberd by a doorkeeper on the marble floor an nounced the arrival of the Americans, who were received ln a private salon near M. Del Casse's official quarters. The minister greeted each American in turn and then presented them to the premier, M. Brlsson. Simultaneously Senor Castillo stepped for ward to greet Gen. Porter, whereupon the two groups moved together and Introduc tions to each other were effected by M. Del Casse. After Senor Castillo and Gen. Porter had had a brief chat, the party re paired to the breakfast room, where M. Dei Casse presided ln the center of a long table. The breakfast, or luncheon, as It will be termed In the United States, oc cupied 18 minutes. Coffee and cigars were served ln an adjoining room, and after half an hour's further chatting the party broke up, both commissions leaving simul taneously, with courteous adieus. French Fears The French newspapers continue to com ment upon the difficulties which the two commissions will have to face, by reason of their different instructions, beyond which, it is said, they cannot go. Gil Bias says: "The Spanish govern ment has given its commissioners very precise instructions. They are to do their utmost to have it admitted that there can be no question of disputing the rights of Spanish sovereignty over Manila, the Is land of Luzon and the rest of the Archipel ago, outside of the naval stations which Spain will cede at the Marianne Islands, "On the other side the American Com mission, before leaving President McKin ley. received from him very precise in structions from which the commissioners cannot depart. "Following is the text of their instruc tions: " 'First—Spain cedes absolute sovereign ty over the whole of the Island of Luzon, " 'Second—The other islands of the arch ipelago will be replaced under the domln CHAPLAIN J. P. M'INTYBE Of the United States Battleship Oregon, on Trial by Court-Martial at DenTSj , for Criticism Passed on Naval Commanders Twelve Pages PRICE FIVE CENTS lon of Spain on condition that a liberal government Is accorded to the inhabitants. " 'Third—Complete separation of church and state tn the Philippines. " 'Fourth—Spain cannot cede any other Islands in the group to any other foreign power without America's consent. " 'Fifth—The United States shall enjoy for all time the commercial privileges as the most favored nation, not excepting Spain herself. 1 " The Gil Bias concludes) with remarking: "It Is therefore to be feared that for un happy Spain the negotiations which open on tho first of October will give no satis faction." Papa! Interest NEW YORK, Sept. 29.—A dispatch to the Herald from Madrid says: The papal nuncto had a conference with the minister of the colonies, at which the j former urged the desires of the Vatican that in the Spanish territories which had become American the goods of the church be guarded and the position of the church defined. The minister said he would specially refer the matter to tha Paris commission, whose members would be Instructed to do all that was possible. Not in Danger WASHINGTON, Sept. 29,-Dr. Rooker. secretary to the papal delegate, has made several calls at the White House and the state department recently, and this has led to the conjecture that the calls have reference to the security of church prop erty and protection of ecclesiastics ln the Spanish possessions recently coming under American control. The papal nuncto at Madrid is reported to have expressed grave fears to the minister of foreign affairs dur ing an audience yesterday for the security of church property In Cuba and the Phil ippines, and the Vatican's desire was made known that the commissions at Havana and Paris make detinite arrangements as ito the future of this property. It is stated, however, at the delegation here that the Vatican has given no Instructions thus far on the question of security to the church property, and that there has been no occasion for any negotiations. Hr. Rooker says not the slightest fear has been shown as to the adequacy of pro tection given to persons and property, both tn the church and out. There has been no step, therefore, to bring the matter be fore the American commissioners at Ha vana or the peace commissioners at Paris, so far as tho papal authorities are advised. The calls at the White House and state department are said to have been of un important personal character, entirely un related to Spanish affairs. Sagasta's Hopes MADRID, Sept. 29.—Sagasta has made the following statement to Senor Brunet, represents 3 the chamber of commerce of Catula: "I hope to obtain commercial advantages from the United States which will be em bodied ln a definitive treaty of peace main taining the status quo." An official paper publishes a decree nom inating as secretary general of the Paris commission, Emllio OJleda, minister of Spain at Tangier, a man of much ability. The Spanish warships ln Cuban waters have been ordered to sail for home. ARMY PROMOTIONS The Leaders at San Juan and Caney Rewarded WASHINGTON, Sept. 29.-MaJor Gen era! Hamilton S. Hawkins, U. S. V., who commanded the division which captured San Juan hill ln the second day's fighting at Santiago, has been appointed a brigadier general ln the regular army to till the va cancy caused by the retirement of General William Graham. Immediately after re ceiving his commission, he will be placed on the retired list on his own application under the thirty years' service clause, and this will enable the president to similarly advance Major General Kent, U. S. V., (colonel Twenty-fourth Infantry), to the grade of brigadier general ln the regular army. General Kent commanded a wing of Gen eral Shafter's army at Caney, for which service he was promoted to his present rank of major general of volunteers. Gen erals Hawkins and Kent are veterans of the civil war, and were both breveted sev eral times for gallantry and meritorious services during the conflict. General Hawkins was born in South Carolina, but was appointed to the army from New York. General Kent Is a native of Pennsylvania and was appointed to the army from that state. Both officers are graduates of West Point.