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Unparalleled Scenes of Enthusiasm at Yesterdays YesterdaysSessions YesterdaysSessions YesterdaysSessions
Sessions of Convention CouvdntionDavid ConventionDavid ConventionDavid
David B Hill Endorses Bryan and Webster Davis Declares DeclaresMorthevDemocrlcv Declarest
t MorthevDemocrlcv for fort1ie the Democracy x x t
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Kansas Ka1 < al City ity Mo 10 July Jul 5lIIlam 5Williamhnnings 5 5lIIlamJnning William William7finings i
7finings Bryan of Nebraska was w s tonight to toniuht tollilht
night unanimously jriaced in nomlna nomlnarn nomlnat nominatn
rn t n is the h Democratic oMMiUUta tta + f4WMa for forI tOrltilent
I ltilent aMiont r idcnt of the United St Sta Staleiaon tlTt on a ai airTfUI1II aI
irTfUI1II i norm opixwra tlPlJOSlq opJ > oiaa Imperialism Imperiall mill inilitiisiii milltI
tI t tiisiii 1 jm and trusts and Specifically I speeIftc Uy de det deIII11g
t mirur III11g rr i ur r the free fr coinage of silver at
t > ran raua 11 I of 16 to t 1 The nomination nominationis
l r a < is I the culmination of frenzied afrenziedi a frenziednytration I
i i nsfration in honor of the party I
r 1 iT 1 lasting la tlng twentyseven minute minutenl mlnutetlb
b w nl t 1 biting ing utterance to all the pentup pentupi
I i inns > ns of the vast multitude It Itr
r r r r1 > 1 aim a tierce struggle stru gle le through throughthf
thf last thirtysix hours concern concerniti concernthe
I iti 1 the h platform declaration on rilver rilveri
a i I on n the relative position which the ther
f r vr r lutItlon iH > stion Is to maintain to the thesrtHt thel
l r t Tat gr at iwsueo ISlu of the day daywas dayas
i was 1I as < ll late this afternoon when the theHViin theI
s HViin I 1 u i i 111 n was at last face to face facet
t t ih II th presidential nomination liar ftarm
m 11 n the t h day cia there had been tenious teniousiys
iys II s lue > to tl the inability of the plat platn
n 1 imnlttee to reconcile them dlf dlfuiis dlrrhS diIt
uiis It s and present a report Until Untilvns
t vns as ready rfad the
conventkuj con ntkU1 man mans ¬
s iHRUiled > d the time by b putting for fort
t I sn < N < akrs ak > rs of e more or iess ie ens a prowl promitn
I tn keep kt > t > the
vast Ist audience from frommine cromnlin frompiing
mine nlin too t restless restlewtfirst nltlt88I
i I first ti rlt session beslnning behlllin at a 1 1k 1l 1Q 1Qt
l t jk k this 1 his morning IIIImIn g was as entirely
M I > ss S f results and It
was as not un unit miu ¬
it in 0 the afternoon when the ac acssin Ie Iess seesin
sin ss iun had begun It un that the tplat tplatmmitNf IPlalnlluitl iplatnnnittr
mmitNf nlluitl < was at last a able We to re reT rer1
1 T r1 m n agreement Already Alrelul its main mainembodying mainil mainembodying
il embodying the 16 tn 1 prin prinhad pnnl
l had h cd heroine known to the deleind dee cleleini deelI1d
ini there was wa little delay dela in giv givuiiiininous bivullanilwlJS givunanimous
uiiiininous approval approvalJIVANS alprovalDIYANS approovai11IXANS
ns j t tmoved the last ast chance for an ani anrupture
H i rupture on questions of principle
> ft th t the h < > way clear for the supreme
i f f the th jJthe i > the nomination of the thecandidate tbetial thet
tial t tat candidate The vast aud audm I
m was < tilled
al to its Utmost CajKlC capac11n
iin I n the 1w moment
for the thetut then
n tut 1 ion t to be
made n l Not only were wereiuai wereuai I
iuai 111 uai facilities faC lltltS afforded by tTckets tTcketsi
i i n the utmost
but the doorkt doorkeep > eIJ t tgiven
10 given in > n liberal instructions un unM unll1h
ll1h M h the aisle and areas and all
101 h h spaces were packed
U illc > their
limit limiti 11111 it
i h call aU of states began n for forin forn
< in n p I of < Ie placing candidates in inm InIt inU
m It 1011 > ii Alabama Alabaniayfeldecl yielded its place
hi I nf f the list to Nebraska and
T f that state made his way tot to toiifrm
iifrm t i frtn f rnt for the initial speech
Mr 1i I JJryni BrYH in nomination a + for fori
lnhJ The he orator was shon strong I
i inl entertaining fntertAlnln
yet to the
VKates 1 gates and spectators there theren
1 ne n point to his speech h Rod amiis I
is the 1 hI stirring peroration whichnth which whichvan Meh
II nth Ih the name oC 1Viltlant iltiant Jen Jenryan I
I van ryan This was the signal for fori
w > i 1n < > nstration < of the
day and th thiifnurse the the11unlt thefl
iifnurse r fl oxes Joined in I
a tribute of ofiisjjc oft ofate
iisjjc ate t I devotion d > otlon to the party PArt
A huge oil portrait rtrait of Bryan Bryani Oltn OltnII
i TIU II l c fifteen ti rt een feet across was
down I wn the main aisle before beforees
es 1 < At 1t the th same me time the thei
i i is f the state delegations
were wtr wtrnl wereni
m nl their sockets and waved wav on
1 Hie 1 i It umbrellas of red white and andik
ik 1 k banners of the several eral Matesn states
n handsome ha ndllOme and unique > trans transs transwere
s were ro borne bor about the bulld
l the rh deafening deaf nlng clamor of 20gestieulating 20 20xegticiilating 20tltIlatin
xegticiilating tltIlatin < < men and worn om
1 < f th intensity inttn lt of r former dem demis denms
ms liS is and much more was added liddednit
final nit i tribute to the leader leaderlie kader
lie 11 demonstration had spent
I h I speeches seconding 8e < Onding the nom I
f Mr lr Bryan were ere in m order orderi
Whit spoke for BUfornla1 alifornia aliforniar
I 11 i > tribute r 1 i hute of the Pacific coast l
V traska candidate candidateBUTE candlc1aterTBUTE candidatejP
Ioulallo iuado was reached that
s t l ho1 d to Senator 1IIH of New Newaudience
Tn audience had anxiously
the Hi apP appearance > rance jee of the dlstin d18t1nw
t S V w Yorker and as he took tookin tookrat
nn in he wa was accorded a splen splenI
I tim the entire audience audle ris risMtTing n a awikll
r MtTing wiNlly wikll with the singroup sin
N fi t in < > n of the little little group of
leaders who sat silent Idlentilf
ilf lf the cheers for
their Newate New Newiate
late Mr r Hill wan In good
1 1 i hs hi tributeto the Nebraskaa NebraskaavmnaiAetlc Nbr shan n ny
htG > YmJa y vmnaiAetlc tJc chord in flit fteJA u
lo JA J A the th audience
lIe p tturefl t tured r
Bryan as the champion chan 111Ion tit C the plain plainpeople plainpeople
people and of the trArltiagmanstrop trArltiagmanstropwith tkngman v strong strongwith atroriswith g
with the masses masses with the farmter CIrl fdrnierand fdrnierandpith ier and andjvith and
pith Ilh the artisan When WhenH Hi I declared declaredi d declaredwith claredi clarediwfth I
i wfth dramatic emphaslB thaOh Uta h i 1mndkiate pan pana n ndWate =
dilate would have hnet tie1JauilpOt iit iitpartya c uIT J rt of thti thtiparty his hisparty
party partya a united prtfty pttrtytheroftVfts = thero ere was vns tre tremendous tr trmendoWi tremendous ¬
mendous applause at the suggestion 5ugg tioil of ofDemocratic orDemoerntle ofDemocratic
Democratic unityAside unity unityAside unityAside
Aside from the brilliant eulogy of oCBryan ofBryan
Bryan the speech of the New York Yorkleader Yorkleader Forkleader
leader was chiefly chien significant and attractive at attractive attracthe ¬
tractive in its strong plea for unity unityIt
It is a time for unity not for divi division dhl810n divielan ¬ i
sion he exclaimed to the raptnousapproval raptnous i
approval him r val of the great multitude facing facinghim facinghim I IThe
The eloquent Daniel of Virginiaadded Virginia Virginiaadded
added his glowing tribute to the candi candidate canditate eandidate ¬
date while former Governor Pitttison Pitttisonof Ptuf < On Onof
of Pennsylvania spoke fo foe his stateand state staleand stateand
and for the east Governor McMillin McMillinof
of Tennessee voiced the wishes of a astate astate astate
state which hnd furnished lurn 5hed three th ee pres presidents presIdents presWents ¬
idents Hawaii through Its native nativedelegate nathedelegate nativedelegate
delegate John H Wise made its first
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SAil SAilt1 Satut
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seconding speech s1 > eec In a Democratic national na national national ¬
tional convention com enHon and finally a sweetvoiced sweet sweetvoiced sweetvoiced
voiced and pleasantfaced woman alternate al altcrnate alternate
ternate from Utahseconded Utah seconded the theof nom nomination nomInation ¬
ination of Mr Bryan in behalf behalfstate of the thostate th thstate
state of UtahThen Utah UtahThen UtahThen
Then came the voting State after afterstate afterstnte afterstate
state recorded its vote In behalf of theNebraska the theNebraska theNcbrasha
Nebraska candidate and giving himthe him himthe himthe
the unanimous vote of oCall all the statesand states statesand statlSand
and territories The convention man managers managers managers ¬
agers had already agreed that this thiswas thiswas thiswas
was sufficient work for the day an anthe and andthe andthe
the vicepresidential nomination wasallowed was wasallowed wasallowed
allowed to go over until tomorrow tomorrownUPERIAUSM tomorrowIMPERIALISM
Next to the demonstration for the theparty
party candidate that greeting the an announcement annOuneement ¬
nouncement that imperialism was to tobe tobe tobe
be the paramount Issue of this cam canipaign campaign campaign ¬
paign was the most spontaneous s > ontaneous and andsignificant andIlgnificant andsignificant
significant of the day Senator Tillman Till Tillman TilIman
man read the platform and with meas measured measured measd ¬
ured force brought out the fact that thatimperialism thatImperialism thatimperialism
imperialism was now given the firstand first firstand firstand
and Supreme Ircme place among aJ11I > Ug the Issues of ofvtne ofthe ofthe
the party That the delegates were incomplete In Incomplete Incomplete
complete sympathy withthis with this expres expressionwas expresfjIon expresslon ¬
sionwas fjIon was as shown by the terrific and andlongsustained andIongsustalnedapplal5e andlongsustained
longsustained Iongsustalnedapplal5e applause lasting over overtwentytwo overtwerityhlO overtwentytaro
twentytwo minutes and exceeding the thoovations
ovations usually accorded the favor SavorItes favorof favorites ¬
ites of the party Following this the theannouncement theannouncemenltbt theannouncement
announcement announcemenltbt that > t the sixteen to one oneidea oneIdea oneidea
idea was Va retained in the platform platform llatform re received received reeelved ¬
ceived only faint and lilysustained lilysustainedrecognition Iilsustaincdrccognitfon citysustainedrecognition
recognition the applause e being bein 1 limited limitedto limit cd
to a few minutes It was regarded as asa asa asa I
a signiflcantehowing significant Chewing inthe In th sentiment sentimentof seJti ent entof
of the delegates quite qul e as as convincing g as asthe asthe
the terms of the platform they had put putforward putforwanL putforward I
forward forwardAnother forwanLAnother forwardAnother
Another stirring evtjnt of the day da wasthe was wasthe
the appearance of Webster Davis for former fornIer former ¬
mer assistant secretary of the interior interiorunder interiorunder interiorunder I
under Mr 11 McKinleys lIcKinle s administration administrationIn
In a speech severely arraigning ar ISI1lng the Re Republican Republican Republican ¬
publican party for its lack of sympathy sympathyfor
for the Boers and formally announcing announcinghis
his allegiance to the Democratic party partyPLATTOBM partyPLATFORM partyPLATFORM
But the great battle of the canventfon canven c > nven
tlon has not been fought urder the eyes eyesof eyesof
of cheering thousands but in the pri privacy privac privacy ¬
vacy vac of the closely guarded quarters quartersof
of the committee PJI 11 platform Here Herewas HereWIlS Herewas
was waged throughout last night and andagain andagain andagain
again this morning one of the most re remarkable remarkable remarkable ¬
markable struggles that has ever rack racked racked ¬ I Ied
ed this historic party On the one onehand onehand onehand
hand was the influence of Bryan andthe and andthe andthe
the absolute unity of devotion felt to toward toward toward ¬
ward him and the cause of silver with withwhich withwhich withwhich
which His name is inseparably linked linkedOn lInkedOn linkedOn
On the other hand were many of f the thepatriarchs thepatriarchs thepatriarchs
patriarchs of the party men like Daniel Danielof Danielof
of f Virginia Insisting that the very lifeof life lifeof I Iof
of the organization was endangered by byclinging byclinging
clinging to old issues and that thI the he duty dutyof dutyof
of the hour called for new issues based basedon baselon basedon
on new and vital events This contest contestwasat contestwas
wasat was at last narrowed downto down to to the one oneissue one oneissue I Iissue
issue of specifically reaffirming the thepartys thepartys thepartys
partys adherence to a 16 to 1 standard standardas i
as desired by Mr Bryan or reaffirming reaffirmingthe aft rming rmingthe
the sliver plank In mostgeneral m most 05t general termsAnd terms termsAnd t
And on this Issue the brains the thesagac thesagacIty sagac sagacity sagacity ¬
ity thepersuRshc the persunslvo persuasiveelnquence > eloquence and the lfeebest theb thebeat >
best b 3t ability of the thqconventionstasfor thqconventionstasforthe Convent5on concntiof11Las > c6aB for forthe forthe
the last thirtysix hours been engaged engagedin I
in a battle royal for or supremacy supremacyAnd supremacyAnd
And out of thisfierce this thtafiercestrlfe fierce strife str f the ad adherents adherents adherents
herents of Bryan emerged scarred but butvictorious butvictorious butvictorious
victorious They havewritten the plat platform platCorm piatform ¬
form in their own way wa withIS with 16 to 1 1But 1But 1But
But it was a victory by a scratch for a aslmle a asingle
single vote would have turned turned the theseale
scale And it has not notbcn teen beenar = a L victory victorywithout victorywithout victorywithout
without concession for in the final finaldraft finaldraft finaldraft
draft silver is nolonger no longer paramount paramountIt pammountIt
It is far down In tho platform pl tform while In Inthe inthe
the very forefront is the declaration declarationthat I
that imperialism imperja1i m jRHhe ti the paramount Is Issue issue ¬
sue of the campaign campaignThere ci1m5algnThere campaignThere
There remains only the choice of a acandidate acandidate acandidate
candidate for vice president and the thework i iwork
work of the convention is over Thereis There Thereis I
is every evidence that this choice will willbe willbe wlllbe
be quickly made tomorrow morning
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although although there 1t1stlll l still doubt as < who whothe w whothe o othe
the nominee willbe willbeMOHNING d dMORtiNG J JMORNING
of ofAt f
At 11 oclock the slender figure of ofChairman orChairman ofChairman
Chairman Rjcharddon loomed 12 < me < 1 UP y above abovethe a ante antethe < we wethe
the platfarms assemblage S emblaga Hwung Hwungthe He H swung swungthe jwunJ jwunJthe
the gave gavel Utstilyxand lttstity and above tlje Ujf tljcc i djjn tjpfaintly djjnfaintly
faintly could COUhUIHe coult1be beheiJrd heard rd hisgyJis his isg ca Us Jl fp togoc togoce QJ or order >
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Utahs Lady Delegate Seconds Bryans Nomination NominationRawlins NominationRawlins
Rawlins Voted for RatioUt h Gossip
Special to The Herald from roro a Staff Correspondent Corre Correspondent correI correIsDondcnt ¬
spondent spondentKansas sDondcntKansa spondentKansas
Kansas < City Mo July 5 SForty SFortythousand 5Fortythousand Forty Fortythousand
thousand hands applauded ap > lauded cheers cheerspoured cheerspoured
poured from 20000 throats throntslt1en men who whowere whowere whowere
were tired wan and jaded from sleep sleepless sleepless leepless
less nights and whose lungs lungshad had ladbeen ladbeenworked been beenworked beenworked
worked overtime rose intheir in theIr seats seatsand Satsand seatsand
and voiced yo Iced enthusiastic enthusi enthusiastkTtrlbufewh sti tributewhilej tributewhilejMrs trlbute whi1e whi1eMr3 ile ileMrs
Mrs Elizabeth EIi7nh < th M 3iCohen Cohen nfaltLake nfaltLakethe orSaltIake orSaltIakethe ci salt Lake Lakethe
the only woman delegate d lagate inthegreat inthegreatest inthe great greatest
est of great conventions secondel sec ndel the thenomination thenomination thenomination
nomination of William J Bryan BryanJt BryanJtwa Jl Jlwas Itwas
was wa s a tribute the like of which is rare rarely rarftly
ly seen seenThe seenThe seenThe I
The demonstration occurred occurr d toward towardthe towardthe towardthe
the close of a fivehour session nearly nearlyevery nearlyeeo nearlyevery
every moment of which was full of ofcheerarousing ofcheerarousing ofcheerarousing
cheerarousing incident For thirty thirtyr 1hirtrthree thirtythree
three minutes the delegates and gal galleries gallerles aI
leries had whooped it up when Judge JudgeOldham JudgeOldham JudgeOldham
Oldham of Kearney Neb finished hisspeech his hisspeech I Ispee
speech spee h nominating the next nenPre pretsident pretsidentof T > re3i3ent re3i3entof id eI t
of these United Unitell States Before Bef < > re that thaivlien thattthen I
hen w the section of the platform platformspeaking platformspeakIn platformspeaking
speaking of imperialism as the para paramount
1 mount issue was read the demonstra demonstration demonstration ¬ I
tion lasted fifteen minutes with hardly hardlya hard I Ia
a ause for breath Hill had been beencheered beencheered beencheered
cheered and cheered and cheered It Itdid Itdid Itdid
did not seem possible that thathuman human fleshand flesh fleshand fleshand
and blood could stand another an ther outburst outburstof outb rst rstof
of even the slightest magnitude magnitudeUtah magnitudeUtah magnitudeUtah
Utah was well nigh the last state statecalled statecalled statecalled
called when seconding speeches were wereasked wereasked wereasked
asked for All eyes at once sought the thespot thespot thespot
spot where Mrs Cohen sa sat < with the theother theother theother
other delegates delegatesUTAH delegatesUTAH delegatesUTAH
A tip had gone around that she was wasto wasto wasto
to make a seconding speech and when whenshe whenshe whenshe
she was seen to rise and start for the thespeakers thespeakers thespeakers
speakers stand escorted by Senator SenatorSawllns S SenatorHawlins nator natorRawlins
Rawlins the convention rose as one oneman Oneman oneman
man and let out a hoarse yell that thatjarred thatjarred thatjarred
jarred the Iron arches under the roof roofIt roofIt roofIt
It took probably four or five minutes minutesfor minutesfor I
for Mrs 1rs Cohen and Senator S n tor Rawlins to tomake tomake tomake
make their way wa up to the stand There ThereSenator ThereSenator I ISenator
Senator Rawlins at once introduced introducedMrsJ introducedMrs ed
Mrs lIrs Cohen to Chairman Richardson Richardsonand I
and other notables on the platform platformIn
In the meanwhile the cheering c eerlng con continued continued continued ¬
tinued without abatement When the theonly theorily theonly
only woman delegate appeared In front frontwith frontwith frontwith
with Chairman Richardson at her sine sWewhere sitlewhere sinewhere
where all could see her the uproar was wasdoubled wasdoubled wasdoubled
doubled in volume volumeMen volumeMen volumeMen
Men and women stood up in their thslrseats thirseats theirseats
seats waving flags others beat the thefloor thefloor thefloor
floor and the backs of seats with canes canessome canessome canessome
some whistled and < in the midst of all allthe allthe allthe
the commotion the band struck up upThe upThe upThe
The Star Spangled Banner BannerThis BannerThis BannerThis
This served to Increase the enthu enthusiasm enthusiasm enthuslasm ¬
siasm and it was several minutes be before before before ¬
fore Mr lr Richardson could make hlm hlmlf hlm1f himraf
raf lf heard He spoke of the great greatpleasure greatpleasure eat eatpleasure
pleasure It gave him to present to the theconvention Uteconvention theconvention
convention the only woman who ever eversat eversat eversat
sat In such a body as a delegate He Hepaid Hepaid Hepaid
paid a high tribute to the women voters votersof otersof
of the western states and especially especiallyto
to those of Utah UtahAt Utaht Utah1t
At 1t t the concision coneta stop of Mr Richardsons Richardsonsremarks Richardsonsremarks Iiiehardsoasremarks
remarks Mrs Cohen advancedto advanced to o the
edge of the platform and bowed her heracknowledgement heracknowledgement
acknowledgement of the tribute ac accorded accorded accorded ¬
corded her She then said in tones tonesthat tonesthat tonesthat
that penetrated > the hall much more morereadily morereadily morereadily
readily than the voices of some of the themale themale themale
male speakers Utah seconds secondsfhe t fhe he nom nomination nomination nomination ¬
ination of that grand and noblevxemplar noble noblexem ixem ixemplar
plar of all that is pure and holy in do domestic domestic domestic ¬
mestic and political life the Hon HonU HonUHam Wil William William ¬
liam J J Bryan and the Democrats Dem crats of ofUtah ofUtah ofUtah
Utah pledge their theirs state ate to give aim Gim21i000 im im5OOO
25000 majority majorityt
t As s the last words of Mrs Cohens Cohensspeech Cohensspeech
speech died away awa the applause broke brokeout brokeout brokeout
out again and she once more bowed bowedher bowedher
her thanks as Mr Richardson condueted con condiicted
diicted < > ted her to a seat which she occupled occu occupied ¬
near neathim him on the platform during
the remainder of the proceedings proceedingsBAvTIJNS proceedIngsR proceedingsR9WLINS
Senator Rawlins was as at a loss to un ¬
derstand how a report got circulated
to the effect that he voted against a aspecific a1cdeclaration aspec1c
specific declaration In favorof free sil silver sHver silver ¬
ver in the platform He was rather ratheramused ratheramused
when asKed if he really had
taken such a step stepAs stepAs
As a matter of fact he said I Inot Inot
not only onl voted for the specific declara
tionTiut tion but made a talk for it itc it itt
c The senator talked Interestingly Intere = tingly of
the allnight session of the platform platformcommittee platformcommittee
committee that was held Wednesday
night The issue
he said was waswhether wa waswhether
whether a simple reaffirmation of the th
Chicago platform would be sufficient or orwhether orwhether
whether it would be best to reaffirm reaffirmand reaffirmand
and in addition to put in a special re ¬
iteration of the silver plank I took
the ground that there was no essential
difference between the points sug ¬
gested I pointed out however that If
the 1896 platform was simply reaffirmed reaffirmedwithout
without any an other reference to the sil allter silver silIer ¬
ver ter question It would be coastruedas coastruedasa construed as
a surrender of the Issue as laid down
in Inl896 Inl896The 1S96 1S96The 1896The
The committee on platform was in
session until 4 oclock o this morning
at which whIchtlme time a vote ote showed a major ¬
ity It in favor of reaffirmation only Men
close to Mr Bryan held conference
with him over the longdistance tele ¬
phone and received positive assurances
from hm that he would not accept a
nomination on n a platform of f this char
acter acterand and the result was the adoption
of the plank which appears in the plat
Utah mingled freely fre ly in all the great
demonstrations demonc < tratIo lR at the two sessions of
the convention today toda This morning
there were several but the proceedings
were quite tame In comparison with
the r yents etl eats of the afternoon af rnoon Probably
the thet bi beatsoefechof st + spe speecb cl qr the day da nt at least i I ast i ilate I
thats wlllita num numbFr r of good judges
thoughtwas thought Sivas made tiy Webster Davis
late assistant secretary secreta of the Ut interior
who declared himself a Democrat I
When Mr Davis said I have received
honors from the Republican party part but ut
I haveaiso done some SQme hard workfor work for
it and I may consider the account bal ¬
anced the enthusiasm nthu i m was tremen tremeni trcmencontI tremenContinued
i Continued contI ed on ri page pa e 71 1 1w
Patriotic Patriotic Declaration of Principles Made by the theDemocratic theDemocratic theDemocratic
Democratic National ConventionO Convention ConventionOpposition
Opposition O to Imperialism and Trusts and a DemandFor DemandForFree Demand For Forno ForFree
no Free Coinage at the Ratio of 16 to 1 u
i BansasA Kansas Kan s City July 5 5FoUowing Following Is Isthe Isheo isthe
the heo official cia text t xt of the Democratic na national national national ¬
tional ° platform as al agreed a reed upon upon b by the thecommittee thecommittee
committee on resolutions and presented presentedJo presentedothe
Jo 1 othe tte4cotivntlqn tte4cotivntlqni ottvgntion ottvgntioni v vi
i We7the7 ssethepr Ye t1 represlijaivcsot preseiaJtves es fatices0f af the Dem Dem6cratlc Demratic Damratlc
6cratlc ratic party p ty of the th United States as assembled 36nibl asmbiad
sembled mbiad nibl d in national convention convention OH OR the theanniversary thenniversary theanniversary
anniversary of the Ut adoption of r the De Declaration Declaration Declaration ¬
claration of Independence do re ¬
affirm our faith In that immortal proc proclamation prcelamationof preelamation ¬
lamation lamationof of the inalienable tights + i hts of ofAmericans ofAmericans ofAmericans
Americans and our allegiance to the theconstitution theconstitution theconstitution
constitution framed in harmony there therewith thereWith therewith ¬
with by the fathers of the republic republicTV
TV WI > hold with the United States supreme su supreme sulreme ¬
preme court that the Declaration of ofIndependence ofIndependence ofIndependence
Independence is the spirit of our gov government government government ¬
ernment of which the constitution > n is isthe isthe isthe
the form and letter Vre Ve declare again againthat againthat ain ainthat
that all governments instituted ilistituted among amongmen amongmen amongmen
men derive their just powers from the theconsent theconsent theconsent
consent of the governed go rned that any an gov government 541 541ernment government ¬
ernment not based upon the consent con nt of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the governed Is a tyranny and that to toimpose toimpose toimpose
impose upon any an people a government governmentof
of force is to substitute the methods of ofimperialism ofImperialism ofimperialism
imperialism for those of the rsouWlc reoubifeWe rsouWlcWe rJublieVe
We Ve hold that the th constitution fol follows follows follows ¬
lows the flag fla and denounce the doc doctrine doctrine doctrine ¬
trine that an executive or a congress congressderiving conr congressderiving S8 S8deriving
deriving existence and power from the thepeople thepeople thepeople
people exercises unlawful authority
beyond it In violation of it itWe itWe it itWe
We assert that no nation can long longendure longendure longendure
endure half republic and half empire empireand empireand empireand
and we warn the people that imperi imperialism imperialism ¬ I Ialism
alism abroad will lead quickly and andinevitably andinevitably andinevitably
inevitably to despotism at home JhomePORTO homePORTO homePORTO
Believing in these fundamental prin principles princIples principles ¬
ciples we denounce the Porto Kican Kicanlaw IUcanlaw Iticanlaw
law enacted by a Republican congress congressagainst congressagainst congressagainst
against the protest and opposition of ofthe otthe ofthe
the Democratic minority minorl as a bold boldand boldand boldand
and open violation of the nations organic or organic 0 0ganlc ¬
ganic law and a flagrant fiagT nt breach of the thenational thenational thenational
national good faith It imposes upon uponthe u uponthe n nthe
the people of Porto Rico a government governmentwithout governmentwithout governmentwithout
without their consent and taxation taxationwithout taCationwithout taxationwithout
without representation It d shonora shonorathe shonor3the shonorsthe
the American people by repudiating a asolemn asolem asolemn
solemn pledge I > mnde made in their behalf by hythe cy cythe
1 the commanding general of our army armyWhich armywhich armyWhich
Which the Porto Ricans1 Rican welcomed to toa toa toa
a peaceful and unresisting occupation occupationof
of If their land lan It doomed to poverty povertyand povertyand Overtyand
and distress a people whose helpless helplessness helplessness helplessness ¬
ness appeals with peculiar force to our ourJustice ourjustice ourjustice
Justice and magnanimity In this the thefirst thefirst thefirst
first act of its imperialistic programme programmethe
the Republican Pe > ublican party seeks to commit committhe oommitthe committhe
the United States to a colonial oolky oolkyinconsistent DOlkyInconsistent nolkyinconsistent
inconsistent with republican Institu Institutions Imtitutlons institutions ¬
tions and condemned by the supreme supremecourt supremeCOurt supremecourt
court in numerous decisions decisionsPUEDGE decisionsPLEDGE decisionsPLEDGE
We demand the prompt and honest honestfulfillment honestCulfillmept honestfulflllmet
fulfillment of every pledge to the Cu Cuban Cuban Cuban ¬
ban oeoifle ve ile and the world that the theUnited theUnited theUnited
United States has no disposition or in intention Intention intention ¬
tention to exercise exer lse sovereignty juris jurisdiction jurisdiction jurisdiction ¬
diction or 0 control over the Island of ofCuba orCuba ofCuba
Cuba except t for its pacification vac fi ation The Thewar Thewas
war ended nearly two years ago pro profound proound profound ¬ I
found peace reigns all over the island islandand islandand islandand
and still the administration keeps the thegovernment thegovernm thegovernment
government governm nt of the island from its peo people people people ¬
ple while Republican carpetbag cf cfflcials cfficials cfticials
flcials plunder its revenues and exploit exploitthe expioltthe exploitthe
the colonial theory to the disgrace of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the American 6eoole fieoolePHILIPPINE 6eoolePHILIPPINE DeoDlePHILIPPINE
We condemn and de denounce ounce the Phil Philippine PhilippIne Philippine ¬
ippine policy P 11cy of the present administra administration administradon ¬
tion It has embroiled the republic in inan inan inan
an unnecessary war sacrificed the lives livesof livesof
of many of Its noblest sons and placed placedthe placedthe placedthe
the United States previously vr Iously known knownand knownturd
and applauded throughout the world worldas
as the champion of freedom in the thefalse tltfalse thefalse
false ana and unAmerican position Doolt on of ofcrushing ofcrushing ofcrushing
crushing with military force the efforts effortsof etfo etfoof its
of our former allies to achieve achleolIbert achleolIbertand liberty libertyand libertyand
and selfgovernment self overnment The Filipinos Filipinoscannot FJUplnoscannot Filipinoscannot
cannot be citizens without endangeringour endangering
our civilization n they the cannot cannot be sub subjects subjects subjects ¬
jects without Imp impilnp fnllns m p our ur UStfOp fonh fo tzt Vof Vofgovernment of ofgovernment
government Ko Koto and asnTOiu a Wbare n MWUIns MWUInsto d1Uin pS pSto t I
to surrender our civilization c civilization or tp Mn Mnvert OIInert flan flanvert te
vert ert the republic into an empire em t we wfi wfifavor w wfavor e
favor an immediate declaration of the thenations thenations th thnations e
nations purpose Durpo purpose e to give to to the t theFLU theFLUnine e Fili Filinlnos FmlInoJ
nine nlnosrirsta nineFirst lInoJFirsta
rirsta First a stable government second secondindependence secondindependence secondindependence T
independence and third protection protectionfrom pot protectiofrom ctfon ctfonfrom n
from outside interference such js s ha habeen has hasbeen hasbeen s
been given ven for nearly a century to t the th e
republics of Central and South Amer AmerIca America ¬
ica Ica
The greedy sreedy commercialism oonunercIt eommer H8M which dic ¬
tates the Philippine policy of the Rt Republeaw RtrpubKcair RlpubHcaJr
rpubKcair adroiniptraticn attempts to
i justify tify Jt with the plea that it will pay
but even this sordid sordidaJHl ami unworthy UUWorth UUWorthetI
plea etI sail Sails when brought to the test of r
facts faei The war ar of criminal aggres aggression aggressjon ¬
sion sion against the Philippines entailing
annually an expense of many millions
has already cost more than any possi ¬
ble profit that could accrue from the theentire theentire theentire
entire Philippine trade for years to tocome tocome tocome
come Furthermore when n trading is isextended isex isextended
extended ex en ed at the expense of liberty libert the theprice UteprIce theprice
price is always too highWe high highWe hi b bWe
We are not opposed tc territorial ex expansion expansion expansion ¬
pansion when hen it takes desirable i L irable territory ter territory terrItory ¬
ritory which can be erected into statesin states statesin statesin
in the Union and whose people are arewilling arewilling arewilling
willing and fit to become be < ome American Americancitizens Americancitizens
citizens We e favor trade expansion by byevery byevery byevery
every peaceful and legitimate means meansHut meansBut meansBut
But we are unalterably unalterabl opposed to the theseizing theseizin1 theseizing
seizing or purchasing of distant islands islandsto
to be governed outside the constitu constitution eanstitution canstitution ¬
tion and whose people can never become be become become ¬
come citizens citizensWe citizense citizensWe
We e are in favor of extending the re republics republics republics ¬
publics influence among the nations nationsbut nati nationsbut ns nsbut
but believe that influence should be beextended beextended beextended
extended not by force aa and l violence violencebut violencebut ioleneebut
but through the > persuasive power of ofhigh a ahigh ahigh
high and honorable exampleThe example exampleThe exampleThe
The importance of other questionsnow questions questionsnow
now pending before the American Americanpeople Americanpeople merlcanpeople
people is in no wise diminished and andthe andthe andthe
the Democratic party paty takes no backward backward back backward ¬
ward step from its position on them thembut thembut thembut
but the burning issue of imperialism imperialismgrowing imperialismgrowing imperialismgrowing
growing out of the Spanish war in involves involves involves ¬
volves the very existence of the republic re republic republic ¬
public and the destruction of ourfree our ourfree ourfree
free institutions We regard it as the theparamount theparamGunt theparamount
paramount issue of the campaign3IONROE campaign campaignarONKOE campaignMONROE
The declaration in the Republican Republicanplatform Republicanplatform Republicanplatform
platform adopted at the Philadelphia Philadelphiaconvention Philadelphiaconvention Philadelphiaconvention
convention held in June 1MO nl that the theRepublican theRepublican
Republican party steadfastly adheres adheresto
to the policy DOllc announced in the Monroedoctrine Monroe Monroedoctrine Monroedoctrine
doctrine is manifestly insincere and anddeceptive anddeceptive anddeceptive
deceptive This profession is contra contradicted rontradlcted contra3icted ¬
dicted by b the avowed policy of the theMonroe theparty theparty
party party i opposition to the spirit of theMonroe the theIonroe
Monroe doctrine to acquire and hold holdsovereignty boldsovereignty holdsovereignty
sovereignty over large areas a of terri territory territory i itory ¬
tory and large numbers of people in inthe inthe Inthe
the eastern hemisphere We Ye insist on onthe onthe onthe
the strict maintenance maintena of the Monroe Monroedoctrine M Monroedoctrine nroe nroedoctrine
doctrine and in all its integrity in let letter letter letter ¬
ter and in spirit as necessary to pre prevent prevent prevent ¬
vent the extension of European authority authority au anthority ¬
thority on this continent and as essen essential essential essential ¬
tial to t our supremacy in American af affairs affairs affairs ¬
fairs At the t same time we declarethat declare declarethat declarethat
that no American people ple shall ever beheld be beheld beheld
held by force in unwilling subjection subjectionto
to European authority authorityWe authorit authoritMILITARISM authorityMILITARISItI
We oppose militarism It means ex eon eouquest eonquest > u uquest
quest abroad and intimidation and op oppresssion oppre oppression
presssion pre s = ion at home It means the strongarm strong strongarm
arm which has ever been fatal to free freeinstitutions freeinstitutioDS freeinstitutions
institutions It is what millions of f our ourcitizens ourcltizlns ourcitizens
citizens have tied from in Europe Euro It Itwill Itwlll Itwill
will impose upon our peaceloving people peo people people ¬
ple a large standing army 8rm an unneces unnecessary unne unnsao < s ssary
sary burden of taxation and a constantmenace constant constantmenace ronstantmenace
menace to their liberties A small smallstanding smallstandins smallstanding
standing army and a well disciplined disciplinedstate disciplinedstate disciplinedstate
state militia are amply sufficient in intime intime intime
time of peace This republic has no noplace noIace noplace
place Iace for a vast ast military service and andconscription andconscription andconscription
conscription When Then the nation is in indanger indanger indanger
danger the volunteer soldier is his hiscountrys hiscountrYs hiscountrys
countrys best defender The NationalGuard National NationalGuard
Guard of f the United pnited States Stat s should ever everbe everbe
be cherished in the patriotic hearts of ofa ora ofa
a free people Such organizations are areever areever
ever an element e ment of strength and safety safetyFor safetyFor
For the first time in our history and andcoevil andcoevil
coevil with the Philippine contest has hasthere basthere
there been a wholesale departure from fromour fromtimebon0n4 fromour
our timehonored and approved system systemof
of volunteer organization We de denounce denounce tieit ¬
nounce it as unAmerican and un unDemocratic unDemocratic anDemocratic
Democratic and unRepubllcan and as asa asa
a subversion of ancient and fixed prin principles principles principles ¬
ciples of a 3 iee ee people peopleTRUSTS
Private monopolies are indefensible indefensibleand
and intolerable They destroy competition compe competition competition ¬
tition control the price Kice of all material materialand materialand atbpth
and finished finished product thus robbins rown both bothproducer
produeer and consumer They The T Tthe lessen lessen lessenthe lessenthe
the employment ot labor and arbitrar arbitrarily arbibvfly scot ttatr ¬
ily fly fi > the tit terms tP < nnn and n fWHttoows t thereof tnereofand thereofand
and deprive depr c individual m lndual energy and

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