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JAPANESE LABOR IS A MENACE TO WORKINGMEN. In connection with the threatened in- J vasion of Japanese goods, which are j likely to inundate this country at no very , distant day, it is often urged that the j Orient will be able to consume the total Japanese output for some years to come, j Those who make that statement have not i deeply studied the character of the people j ofthe Orient, the copulation supposed to j be able to consume what the Japanese manufacture. Any person interested in ascertaining the probable outcome of the question, par ticularly in learning where the Japanese- j made goods are likely to be sold, should j Btudy the habits of life of the Orientals. It will be seen at a glance that the pecu liar forms of house decoration prevalent in America would be out of place in the Orient, where many articles common here are wholly unknown. Take furniture as one striking example. In a land where beds and like pieces of furniture are un known it is evident that the consumption i of bedroom furniture would be nothing. Obeying the general laws of trade the j Japanese will rule the best marKet, which ; means the surest and best price. In the i United States the demand for the count- j less utensils of an advanced civilization will be large and the Orientals will sell their wares at a figure sufficiently under the home price to guarantee them the business. The consumptive power of under-paid and semi-civilized Orientals beyond Japan is sure to be small com- ! pared with that of the progressive nations ! of Europe and the West. Here the people j have for many generations lived in com- ! parative luxury, embracing in the cata- j logue of necessaries countless objects of j use and beauty, bnt in the greater part of ! the Orient people's tastes are the most ■ frugal. A careful study of the census tables of ! this country and the great nations of i Europe shows that, out of every thousand i ROGERS NAMED AT SAN JOSE, Nominated for Congress by the Fifth District Populists. MAYOR VS. SECRETARY. Sutro's Attitude Toward Silver Causes His Defeat in the Convention. OPPOSED BECAUSE WEALTHY. He Receives but Three Votes and His Subordinate Is Then Chosen by Acclamation. SAN JOSE, Cal., Aug. 16.— The Fifth Congressional District Convention of the People's party was held in G. A. R. Hal l this afternoon, and nominated James Taylor Ropers of San Francisco for Con gress. J. R. Welch, chairman of the dis trict committee, called the convention to order. "The nomination of a Congressman was postponed by this district con vention until this time," said the chairman, "in order to allow the politi cal skies to clear a little before plac- | ing a candidate for Congress from this ! district in nomination. At the time of the first meeting of the district conven tion in Sacramento, simultaneous with the State convention in Sacramento last May, the political situation was very com plicated. Now it has cleared, and it is, I think, apparent to you that our postpone ment of action was wise. Notwithstand ing the fact that the Populists were about to nominate W. J. Bryan, the Democratic i nominee for President, in St. Louis, and it was apparent that the interests of the Democratic and Populist parties would , lay along about the same lines, both Nationally and locally, in the coming campaign-, the Democratic party of this district, even while the Populist National Convention was in session, went ahead and nominated its Congressional candi date without conferring with the repre sentatives of this party. "The nominees of the other parties have adopted the platforms of their respective parties and I think it is now our duty to nominate a candidate who would repre sent the People's party and who would command the admiration and respect of every voter in the district. In this incon sistent campaign let us do something which is consistent with the principles of our party." On motion of H. A. Mason F. B. Brown was unanimously elected secretary of the convention. A rollcall of the twenty-one delegates, constituting the full convention, showed the following to be present: San Francisco— D. Daywalt: T. V. Cator by F. B. Brown, proxy; Joseph Fassler by C. H. Fuller, proxy; J. D. Thompson by J. L. Kiddle, proxy; A. W .'Thompson by G. B. John son, proxy. v Santa Clara County— H. A. Mason, E. E. Cothraii, J. W. Hines. Dr. J. J. Shaver, M. W. Wilkias, J. R. Welch. On motion of J. W. Hines. a committee of three on resolutions was appointed. The chairman selected : 11. A. Mason, E. E, Cothran and Dr. 1). Day wait. The com aiiitee retired for a few moments and re oortea the following: ' The People's party in the Fifth Congres sional District in convention assembled affirm our faith in and .fidelity to our State and National platforms. That the peoplo may know and be fully apprised of the position of our nominee for representative in Congress 'j'orn this district, we pledge in - his name his jest efforts in the event of his election to se •urc to the people of this district the following — The remonetlzation of silver and tho embodiment into laws of the financial . re forms demanded by the People's party. . p | Second — protection to the industries of this district as may be demanded by the peo ole. , \ .•■■•.- i -:>/■■■...., .Third— Full .and ample protection to the 'adoring classes of our country.* ' Fourth— defeat of any and ell funding Sills and other measures which may extend or Increase the power of the Pacific railroads to exact unjust tribute from our people, to iavor the foreclosure of the mortgage held igaiust said Pacific railroads and the opera tion of the same by the Government iv the in merest of the people, t' l\. \ > ■■■ -...t] Fifth— Tne construction of the Nicardugua' •annl by the Government, and its operation by : the Government for the benefit of the people. Sixth— The improvement of our - internal waterways and the appropriation of funds to j secure the open navigation of lied wood Creek % id Alviso Channel, and such other public Im provements as may be needed by our people. :" ? Beventh— To d > all things which' may be de manded by the people and ' to remember that j A Wise Protective Tariff Is the Only Remedy for Americans Against Industrial Slavery* artisans engaged in the handicrafts, sev eral hundred are employed in adding to that which is not merely useful — the ele ment of beauty, the graces of form and color that make esthetical objects for houses and offices. Now, it is a peculiar fact that the Jap anese excel in making ornamental goods. They are naturally good workmen, having a strange manual dexterity almost from birth, but they have for years made a careful study in the lines lively to be de manded by* the great western nations. Early Japanese travelers in the West were greatly pieased with our methods of house decorations. Being an exceedingly imita tive people, they forthwith began to manu facture goods on our designs, and ere long they began to introduce their own goods to the West. The commonest observation teaches i hat Japanese work in beads, car pets, rugs and bamboo has driven many a dollar from the home country. It is noted particularly and emphasized by all who know W. J. Bryan well, that one of his strong mental weaknesses is his total inability to see anything on his op ponent's side of the question. For this reason his speeches in Congress on the tariff question singularly ignore any ref erence to the possibility of dangerous competition from the Orient. When con fronted with the facts of the case Bryan and his friends fall back on the general fallacy that protection is for a special class interest and derogatory to the entire country. They suggest no remedy against the threatened innovation from the Orient. JAMES TAYLOR ROGERS, Populist Nominee for Congress in the Fifth District. he is the representative of the whole people and not of any special class or interest. T c resolutions were unanimously adopted. Nominations for Congressman were called for. H. A. Mason, in a highly eulo gistic speech, praced Jame3 Taylor Rogers in nomination. E. E. Cothran placed AdoiDh Sutro's name in nomination. He stated that the Republican party lad nominated Eugene F. Loud as its candidate for this office and had on two previous occasions demon strated its ability to elect him. He be lieved that in order to defeat Mr. Loud a very strong man would have to be placed in nomination. .For his nominee he claimed the ability to unite such forces as would insure his election beyond any auestlon; that he would draw "people to him by a personal magnetism wnich would overrule any affiliation with parties. Dr. Daywalt seconded the nomination of Rogers and referred to him as a man of only moderate means who would be in close sympathy with the masses. Refer ence was made to the fact that Sutro was a millionaire, whose interests could not i be in concord with the poor. Mr. Cothran, iv an eloquent speech, which was tilled with the fire of energy and earnestness, condemned what he termed the prevailing warfare between the "house of want and the house of have." He denied that the principles of the People's party were built upon the narrow basis of antagonism to capital or the anarchistic doctrine of warfare upon all men who had money. He claimed j that the only way for the Populist party to secure the support of the intelligent public was for it to appeal to human reason and gain the support of the con servative and thinking people, be they rich or poor, in the abolition of the infer nal systems which worked for the benefit of the few at the expense oi the masses. Dr. Shaner of Los Gatos seconded the nomination ol Adolph Sutro. H. A. Mason affirmed that Sntro was more in accord with the Republican party in his financial ideas than with the Popu lists. He had declared himself in favor of free silver, but had declared his doubt of the ability of the United States alone to maintain silver at the ratio of 16 to 1. Dr. bhaner said the ratio at which silver could be maintained was a question which had to be decided, and lie did not think this idea should debar Mayor Sutro from sei ving as the nominee of tue convention. Joseph Asbury Johnson of San Fran cisco said Mayor Sutro would not, in his opinion, unite the Populists of San Fran cisco. He aid not consider the financial views of Mayor Sutro as being in har nionv with those of the Populist party. J. W. Hines spoke in favor of Rogers' nomination, claiming that any disagree ment of Adolph Sutro with the financial plank of the Populist party should debar him from nomination by that part}'. The nominations were closed and bal loting began. Rogers received 8 votes and Adolph Sutro 3 votes. The chairman stated that Mr. Rogers had not received a majority of the convention, but Cothran moved that the nomination of Mr. Rogers be made unanimous and it was adopted. H. A. Mason, J. W. Hines, C. H. Fuller, R. A. Husted and Dr. Daywalt were ap pointed as an auditing committee. The chairman was instructed to reconvene tbe convention iv case any vacancy occurred THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL, SUNDAY, AUGUST 16, 1896. In several important American cities, however, business men, irrespective of political affiliations, have seen the threat ened evil in its true light, and meetings have been held to protest against the policy of let alone, of which Wilson and "the' Boy Orator of the Platte" are chief exponents. An idea of what Japan may yet do in other lines is readily obtainable by a glance at what sue has already done in the manufacture of cotton textiles. One might, in this connection, readily para phrase the well-known legal axiom, "false in one, false in all," by saying, "Success ful in one, successful in all." By this it is meaut that the demonstration of Japan's ability to do intricate work in one line ia evidence that her people are able to grasp the intricacies of manufacture in the handicrafts as a whole. The ability of manual dexterity is common to many pursuits. Comine to the question of cotton tex tiles, it ia found at the outset that spin ning and weaving mills are multiplying; that the profits and growth Qf the industry are sufficient to greatly encourage the artisans of the Orient. It is seen at a glance that they are as proficient in the production of things unknown to them as in the production of poods and wares com mon in their happy kingdom irom time immemorial. The chief industry thus fat developed is tbe spinning and weaving of cotton by means of modern power machinery. The success they have so far achieved is mar velous, and the promise of future achievements is a menace to all competi i or business arose which required the con sideration of the delegates. James Taylor Rogers, present secretary to Mayor Sutro, was born in the city of Lexington, Mo., in 1848, and witn his pa rents arrived in Sonoma County in 1852, where he remained during his boyhood, attending the public schools in that county. Thence he went to Mendocino County in 1874, and eventually came to San Francisco in 188G and has remained I here ever since. After finishing his term in the public I schools at Santa Rosa he entered the Pa i cilic Methodist College at Vacaville, and subsequently spent two year 3 and six months at Santa Clara College. He next went to Harvard, where he entered the I law college, graduating in 1878, and in the j same year was admitted to the bar by the Supreme Court of this State. Before en tering college he had studied law with the late Governor H. H. Haight and Judge Thomas. His first vote was cast for Horace Greely when that distinguished journalist ran for President of the United States. With the Democratic party he remained until 1893 when tne conduct of Grover Cleveland so disgusted him that he affiliated with the Populists. As a public speaker Mr. Rogers is grace ful and eloquent and leaves no doubt in the minds of his hearers as to the convinc ing force of his arguments. As a writer he is clear and comprehensive. Speaking of his policy on the silver question he said: "I am theoretically a fiat-money man, but in this campaign, and until we get re lief I am in favor of free silver, because it will in a measure break the tyranny of the single gold standard. The decree of the j Nation in making money — be it written on ! any substance, paper, goid or silver — is not j dependent on the value of sucn substance. But to me and to the people of San Fran cisco the importance of the funding bill is more than the question of silver or gold money. We will never have prosperity until the influence or sway of that corpo ration, the Southern Pacific Railroad, is broken." SVFFERIXQ AT COOKS INLET. Stranded Miners Cannot Leave Alaska Without Assistance. VICTORIA, B. C, Aug. 15.-The steamer Queen, which arrived this morn ing on its last Alaska trip of the season, had as passengers a number of disap pointed Cooks Inlet miners, one of whom summarizes the situation thus: "I never saw a better country to keep away from. Everything seems to go wrong, and there are men there who are actually suffering from want. I don't know what the poor fellows are going to do, for they have no money, and without money they cannot get out of the country. It was reported at Sitka that the United States revenue cutter Pinta was going to the inlet to take away those who desired to leave. I think the Government should do something, for there is no way by which the poor fellows can escape without assistauce." : Do not fall to read Thomas Slater's Advertise ment on page a 9 for men. '" ; ' tors. It is in this line that Americans have at present most need ior fear. Speaking of the subject quite recently, Sir Edwin Arnold said': "I am convinced that Japan will ere long play very hot with Manchester, our great English cotton manufacturing cen ter, and there are American cities that will feel this competition keenly." The extent of this evil is shown in a re cent number of the Jijl, a native paper published in Yokohama. It says: "The cotton-spinning industry of Japan has made rapid strides, and the number of spindles has reached 1.000.000. In conse quence, the supply of yarns is far exceed ing the demand." It requires no deep reasoning to under stand that the result of this condition will be an attempt to reach a new marKet and what country offers opportunities equal to those presented in America, particularly under the doctrines of free trade? The Japanese see already that the Americans are a great purchasing people. Not only are they coming here in great numbers, but they are laying Droad and deep the foundations oa which to build a powerful future trade. In 1885 Japan imported but $800,000 worth of raw cotton, but in 1894 she imported $19,500,000 vorth, or more than twenty four times as much. The growth of spin dles was, ot course, correspondingly great. Osaka is at present the great manu facturing center of Japan. In that city last year the thriving mills paid an aver age dividend of 18 per cent, the highest being 28 and the lowest 8 per cent. These figures plainly indicate that the cotton in MONTEITH IS TURNED DOWN, Democrats Break Faith With First District Populists. THE RAILROAD ACCUSED Its Policy Said to Be Anything to Beat the People's Party Man. OCTOPTJ3 ATTORNEYS SCORED. Votes Will Be Thrown io the Re publican Ncmisee Rather Than to Monteith. NAPA, Cal., Aug. 15.— The First Dis trict Democratic convention, which met here to-day, turned down George W. Mon teith very effectively. Mr. Monteith, who is the Populist nominee for Congress from the First District, expected to be indorsed by the convention, but his name was not even mentioned. A committee was ap pointed to meet the conference committee from the Populist party and if possible agree upon a fusion candidate for Con gressman. It is whispered that the Democrats are willing to support anybody but Monteith. If the Populists, however, insist upon put ting him on the ticket it is asserted that the Democratic vote will be thrown to Congressman Barham, the Republican nominee. Monteith claims that this state of affairs is the result of railroad interfer ence. He said last night: "Our experience to-day is an evidence of what we are going to receive at the hand 3 of the Democrats. Apparently the only use they have for us is to secure our votes. I did not come to Napa with the idea that i personally had any right to a Democratic nomination. lam not a Democrat, but I am a Populist, and had been given to un derstand that this would be conceded, not to me, but to the party. "There were quite a number of delegates here who sincerely wanted to deal justly with us, but Mr. Geary and his proxies were too much for them. lam satisfied that the railroad company is at the bot tom of this matter and that It has devised this method of keeping me out of a posi tion, in which they know I would be able to frustrate some of their schemes. "The Populist party had been led to be lieve that the Democratic party would join in the union of forces to secure the free coinage of silver. We heartily and freely nominated their candidate for President. In return we expected to obtain their in dorsement of at least three out of the seven members of Congress in this State, besides concessions upon the Legislative ticket. This performance to-day is a good indication that they are net sincere in their professions. They have begun work and have nominated a candidate in every district in which we had a nominee in this State except this district, and they will un doubtedly place one in nomination here. Theresultof that will be that they will so disgust and anger our people that it is hard to tell just what will be the final outcome. "The plea of the district convention here is that the State committee has no control over the district convention, and if this proposition is carried to its logical conclusion it will apply to every Assembly and Senatorial district In the State, and the Populists will get beautifully left. We were perfectly willing to meet them in a spirit of fairness and justice, while on their part they are disposed to take ad vantage of the situation. I have seen enough here to-day to satisfy me, and do not intend to be a party to any further negotiations at all. I begin my campaign a week from to-day, and I shall go to work and make a straight Populist and anti-railroad fight all down the line. The Democrats can do just what they ple&se. "I have delayed my campaign for several weeks upon the promise that they were going to do something. Indeed I have done everything that could be done to brinar about an understanding. Now, after having made all my arrangements and having got my fight fully organized, they deliberately come to me and suggest that I withdraw. That I certainly will not do in any event. lam on the ticket, dnstry is richly remunerative. In the United States and in England during the same era the outlook for the mills has been very bad. The position of the Democratic party on the subject of protection is now so well known that no one looks for relief from Japan by the aid of that party. Wi ether applied to the cheap products of Japan or to those of the world at large the Wilson bill works evil. A writer on the subject- Senator Jacob Gallinger of New Hamp shire — has well said of the Wilson bill : "The Wilson bill is an elaborate at tempt to carry out the principles, on the subject of a tariff, that were incorporated into the Democratic platform at Chicago in 1892. Its author, Mr. Wilson, and its supporters claim that it is closely modeled after the Walker tariff act of 1846, which has been fully described and the evil re sults of which have been pointed out. The Wilson bill as reported and as It passed the House was a thorough free-trade bill in effect, whatever may have been tbe in tention of its author" It struck down at a blow all the leading industries of the country by putting iron ore, coal, wool, lumber and many other leading articles upon the free list." It was fought earnestly and well by Republicans, but was made a party measure and pushed through the House without answering or honestly at tempting to answer the facts and argu ments against it. As it came to the Sen ate it was inimical and dangerous to the business interests of Beveral States which were represented in the Senate by Demo crats." If the Wilson bill, a mild form of free trade, has already struck down many iniDortant industries of the country, what could be. expected of Bryan's principles of absolute free trade as a means of bringing even the slightest relief to the already overburdened workingmen of the coun try? The most careful study of the question of Oriental competition convinces best that such a principle as that championed by tho Republicans is the only one that can be expected to bring relief. That without protection there cannot be prosperity or I contentment among the masses. and there to stay. If they do not display a proper spirit toward the Populist party there is no law that I know of that will compel them to do so. i. "1 certainly ; have no i further time to waste in what I know will be fruitless dis cussion. They have no intention of doing anything except to try to induce me to with i draw, which I have no intention of doing. J Therefore there is no room for any argu ment. ■ ,■; , -• i "So far as the committee that was ap pointed is concerned there are several excellent gentlemen upon it, but it will be dominated by railroad influence. They might just as well have made Mr. Herrin the l^ chairman as Mr. Geary. I will not have any dealing with Mr. Geary under \ any circumstances or upon any terms whatsoever. It will be utterly useless for them to send a committee that contains any railroad attorneys in its personnel to talk to me. I will not deal . with it in any way, shape or form. On ; the contrary, I defy the railroad and all its methods! and . warn its people that they are simply wast ing their time in trying to hoodwink me." . ■ ... . ..,, .... — — POLO COUNTY REPUBLICANS. Delegates to Fallejo Instructed to Cast Their Ballots for Clark. WOODLAND, Cal., Aug. 15.— The Yolo County Republican convention met in this city this afternoon to select seven del egates to the Third District Convention at Vallejo on August 22. George Pierce of Davlsville was elected chairman and Wil liam Wall of West Woodland secretary. The delegates selected are: Delegates at large— Judge A. C. Ruegles of Woodland and George Pierce of Davlsville. Supervisorial District No. I— Hugo Frommelt of Washington. Supervisorial District No. 2— George North of Winters. Supervisorial District No. 3— George C. Peart of Knights Lauding. Supervisorial District No. 4— C. F. Thomas of Woodland. Supervisorial District No. s— Dr. Craig of Capay. The nominees of the platform adopted at the St. Louis convention were ratified i and the candidacy of Hon. R. Clark for I Congress was unanimously indorsed. Tbe delegates elected were instructed to use all their means to forward his ! nomination. Before adjourning there : were loud calls for Reese Clark, and when this gentleman appeared on the platform there was much applause. He thanked the convention for the honor bestowed upon him, and said he felt proud that his fellow-citizens, with whom he had been associated for twenty years, had indorsed him lor such a high position. U RIAH REPUBLICANS. Enthusiastic Meeting at iThlch McKinley ~ Made Xiarffe Gain*. UKIAH, Cal., Aug. 15.— A grand Re publican rally, under the auspices of the McKinley and Hobart Club was held at the opera-house this evening. .-■ The club was organized last •■ Saturday evening, and has increased greatly in membership since that time. Large numbers signed the roll .this evening aiter the close of the evening. Many who have been '■ life-long Democrats have '■ joined the 7 i Republican : ranks, this being especially the case " with these en gaged in the wool and hop industries, which have suffered in ' this country, p In dications are that Mendocino ( County will give ;a ? majority to ■ McKinley, although hitherto it has been considered safe for the Democracy by 300. ; The meeting this even ing was addressed \ by Hon. T. L. Caro thers, president of the McKinley Club, ana Hon. John W. Johnston, late of Nebraska, who made the campaign with Senator Thurston of that State, 5 and was a member of the Legislature that elected Thuraton to the United States Senate. The enthu siasm at- the meeting was great, and the house" was crowded, many ladies being present. -; : ','" " : '^-_:. "'-'■ ."'•;;'':■. SOLANO DELEGATES. Hi I born the Choice of That Connty's Jfepublicana for Congrr.»n. VALLEJO, Cal., Aug. 15.— The Repub lican primaries held this afternoon, to elect delegates to the Third Congressional District Republican Convention, to be held in Vallejo on Saturday next, resulted in the choice of J. J. Lucbsineer and Charles H. Newman at large; Fourth Su pervisorial District, A. L. Hatheway and John H. Mugridge; Second Supervisorial District, James Nevins and James Bles sington. The delegates are for S. G. Hil born first, last and all the lime. F. B. Chandler was elected from Elmira. The nine delegates elected in Contra Costa Country have been Instructed for Hilborn. Solano County will be solid for Hilborn. Cloverdale Republican Sally. CLOVERDALE, Cal., Aug. 15.— The Republicans held their first grand rally here laat night at Library Hall, which, with a seating capacity of about 300. was rilled to overflowing. Colonel W. P. Ink, a weli-known Grand Army man, presided over the meeting. Coneressman J. A. Barbam and Hon. D. E. McKinlay of Santa Rosa were the principal speakers of the evening. The Republican club now has a membership of over 100. I. nuil Speaks at San Jout. SAN JOSE, Cal, Aug. 15.—Congress man Loud addressed a large and enthusi astic meeting of the Santa Clara County Republican Club this afternoon. An ad dress on "The Money Question," setting forth the history of both parties on the financial question, was presented by a committee and adopted. It will be printed and circulated among the voters. BARLOW FOR CONGRESS. Sixth District Populists Select Their Candidate nt San Luis, SAN LUIS OBISPO, Cal., Aug. 15.— The adjourned session of the Sixth Dis trict Congressional convention was called to order in the opera-house by W. C. Bow man, chairman of the convention as it 'was constituted at Sacramento. A. G. Hinckley of Los Angeles officiated as sec retary. J. V. Webster was elected chair man. It was decided that when the nomina tion for Congress was in order an informal ballot be taken and each of the men voted for De then called to the platform to ex press his views. The first ballot under the arrangement resulted as follows: H. C. Dillon 8, C. A. Barlow 6, A. L. Sprague 5, G. T. Bruc»4, H. H. Clark 3, W. C. Bow man 3, J. M. Powell 1, and George S. Pat ton 1. Total, 31. Judge Utley of Los Angeles read the platform reported by the committee. It merely indorsed the principles.of the party as stated in the St. Louis Populist plat form and placed the party on record as being in favor of fusion by the following resolution: Jletolved, That we insist upon an equitable division of the electoral vote equal to onr nu merical strength. Each candidate having stated his posi tion, the balloting began, twenty-five votes being necessary for a choice. The first five ballots resulted as follows: First ballot— A. R. Sprague 8, G. T. Bruce 4}£, H. C. Dillon 8, W. C. Bowman 4, C. A. Barlow 17%, G. S. Patton 5; no choice. Second ballot— Sprague 0, Dillon 8, Barlow 17, Bowman 4, Bruce 7, Patton 5. Third ballot— Sprague 4, Dillon 9, Bowman 9, Bruce 4. Bailovv 17, Patton 5. Fourth ballot— Sprague 7, Dillon 8, Bowman 3, Bruce 2. Barlow 20, Patton 7. Fifth ballot — Sprague 6, Dillon 2, Bowman 3, Bruce 0, Barlow 23, Patton 12, Rush 1. Los Angeles forced an adjournment for fifteen minutes. On reassembling Los An geles County made an effort to stampede the delegates to Rush, whom they said the Democrats would indorse. A hurried con sultation was held with Ventura, which had been voting for Patton, a Democrat, on every ballot, to swing Ventura's dele gates into line for Rush. It could not be done. Secretary Hinckley began calling the roll. Moore of Los Angeles announced nineteen votes for Rusn. In another moment W. C. Bowman waa on his feet protesting. He said he had been voted for Rush, and he did not care to do any such thing. Moore then changed the vote to eighteen for Rush, and Bowman voted for Barlow. This was the signal for great applause, and the counties swung into line for Bar low and he received thirty-one votes, the combined vote of Monterey, San Luis Obißpo, Santa Barbara, Ventura and Santa Cruz. Barlow was declared the nominee and came forward and thanked tue conven tion. On motion of Mr. Sprague the nom ination was made unanimous. GRASS VALLEY DEMOCRATS. Opening of Their Campaign by Con gressman Maguire. GRASS VALLEY, Cal., Aug. 15.— The Democrats opened their campaign this evening with a speech by Congressman James G. Maguire. A special train from Nevada City of four cars, bringing mostly women and children, arrived about 8 o'clock, and immediately afterward Dr. I. W. Hays called the meeting to order and introduced the speaker of the evening. The free silver sentiment being strong here and the people being eager for a lucid explanation of that subject, a com paratively large crowd was present and heard the opening remarks. As the speaker did not impress the audience in the beginning of his argument, the crowd soon began to grow smaller and lose inter est. Not much enthusiasm was manifest ed and the opening meeting was a decided frost for the Democrats. Congressman Maguire spoke for two hours on the silver question, trying to im press his hearers with the idea of better times under a Democratic administration. He denounced the administration of Har rison in unmeasured terms and evaded the policy and actions of the present admini stration. During his whole speech he cre ated no enthusiasm, and beside a few handclaps no applause was heard. He de voted some time to the explanation of the alleged control of the United States Treas ury by the Morgan syndicate of New York and offered as a solution the election of I Bryan and a free-silver Congress. During parts of his speech he was J obliged to ask for better attention, as dis j interested persons would converse near ! the platform. He denounced the actions ! and policy of Congressman Grove L. John j son, condemning his course on the fund ing bill and saying he was not a friend of the workintjman. After concluding the customary three cheers T«ere given for the speaker and the Presidential nominees. WASHINGTON NOMINEES. Delegates Front Three Parties Complete Their Union Ticket. ELLENSBURG, Wash.. Auc 15.—Com plete in all its parts the ticket, in con structing which three State conventions — Democratic, Populist and Free Silver Re publicans — have been engaged since Wednesday morning, the People's par;y, the last of the trio, having concluded its labors and adjourned late this afternoon, is as foilows: Presidential Electors— N. T. Caton (Dem.), W T hitman County; Inman Maxwell (Dem.), Whatcom County; D.C.Newman (Pop.), Spo kane County; Charles E. Kline (Pop.), What com County. Congressman — James Hamilton Lewis (Dem.), King County; W. C. Jones (Free Silver Rep.), Spokane County. State Supreme Judge— John B. Reavis (Dem.), Yakima County. Governor— John R. Rogers (Pop.), Pierce County. Lieutenant-Governor — Thurston Daniels (Pop.). Clarke County. Auditor— Neal P. Cheatham (Pop.), Whitman County. Secretary of State— Will D. Jenkins (Pop.), Whatcom County. Treasurer— C. W. Young (Pop.), Whitman County. Attorney-General— Patrick Henry Winston (Free Silver Rep.), Spokane County. Public Lauds Commissioner— Robert Bridges (Pop.). King County. Superintendent of Public Instruction- Frank J. Brown (Free Silver Rep.), King County. * State Printer— Gwin Hicks (Dem.), Thurston County. A circus parade passed the convention hall while the Populists were balloting for Lieutenant - Governor to-day. To "-he surprise and chagrin of the chairman, enough members left to break the quorum, bringing the proceedings to an abrupt termination. In vain the chairman rapped for order and commanded the bewhiskered statesmen to return. With the passing of the parade the delegates returned to the hali and the ballot proceeded. SANTA CL Aft A NATIONAL County Ticket dominated by the Broad gauge Prohibitionist*. < I ; SAN ; JOSE, Cal., Aug. 15.— The Nation al party held its first county convention in this city to-day. The party is an offspring of the Prohibition party, having the * same principles upon the liquor question, but taking sides on ; other : issues. The plat forms of the State and National ' conven i tions or the party were indorsed. A com plete county ticket was ' nominated \ with the exception of Superior Judge, which nomination was ! referred to* the County Central Committee. >•■ ■: : :^ :;. The following nominations were made: State SenatoryiThirty-nrst District, Henry : French. Assemblymen— Fifty-fourth Dis trict, C. E. Webber; Fifty-fifth i District, ;H.i T. Besse; i Fifty-sixth District, S. E. Crowe. Supervisors— Second District," P. T. Porter; Fourth District, L. Rhoads; Fifth District. T. B. Kerr. Arrangements were made for a ratifica tion meeting, to be held in this city on AugU3t 29, at whicn addresses will ba delivered by Henry French and C. H. Dunn. Arrangements were also made for meetings and club organizations through* out the county. IRVINE ACCUSES MERRITT. Sensational Charge* of fraud in the Use of a Proxy. LOS ANGELES, Cal m Aue. 15.— A tre mendous political sensation was created here this afternoon by the receipt of a letter from John Irvine of Salinas City, a delegate to the Sixth District convention of the Democratic party, alleging duplicity en the part of M. R. Mcrritt, chairman of that convention. ? Irvine, in his letter to George Patton, asserts positively that in giving his proxy to Merritt he expressly stipulated that his vote should be cast for Pation so long as he , remained before the convention, whereas Chairman Merritt cast his own vote • and that of Irvine's proxy for L. J. Rose, Patton's opDonent. A number of delegates to the adjourned convention of next Monday are already in the city, and the friends of Patton are denouncing Merntt in unmeasured terms. Merritt is one of the Democratic Presiden tial electors, and it is . asserted Dy the Patton men that in view of this exposure an effort will be made to take him off the ticket. Delegate Irvine now revokes the proxy to Merritt and appoints Delegate Wright to cast the proxy for Patton. McLaehlan at Santa Monica. SANTA MONICA, Cal., Aug. 15.-The campaign was opened here to-night by the Republicans. A most successful rally was held under the auspices of tne Santa Monica McKinley Club, which is doing valiant service for protection and sound money. The opera-house was packed to the doors by Santa Monicans, many ladies gracing the occasion. Congressman Mc- Laehlan was the principal speaker. He dilated upon the prosperity that was sure to come with the election of McKinley and the enforc?ment of a tariff to protect the American laborer. Luther G. Brown and S. M. Haskeil. editor of the Pomona Prog ress, also addressed the audience. There are two solid silver tea-tables at Windsor Castle. NEW TO-DAY.' CALL FOR TH ORGANIZATION OF THE fiepiin Parti In the City and County of San Francisco. ALL CITIZENS KISSIDING IN* THE CITY and County of Pan Francisco who favor the success of she National Republican ticket and platform, the election of McKinley and Ilobart, and the conservation of the honor, 4 good faith and prosperity of the Nation are hereby Invited io par- ticipate In the organization of the Republican party in the City and County of San Francisco.and to join the clubs hereinafter provided for. On Monday, August 17. 1896, at 8 o'clock r. v. , there will be organized in each Assembly District of the City under the nuspices of tho joint regular Republican Congressional Committees of the Fourth and • Fifth Congressional Districts a Na- tional • Republican' c'.uo composed of all electors who will support the National .Republican ticket. The temporary organization will be effected under the direction of duly a credited representa- tives Of this committee. The officers of said club» shall be a president, two vice-presidents, secretary, surer and an enrollment committee of thre* members < : .... ■■ The place of meeting will be announced and published with this call on Sunday and Monday, August 16 and 17, 189tf, in all the dally news- papers of the city. Immediately after the temporary oiganlzation a roil shall be prepared for the signatures and addresses Of all Republicans who may De in at- tendance.' roil shall remain open and In charge of the enrolling committee at a place to bo publicly announced at said meeting every evening until .Saturday evening, August 2^, 1896. at which time permanent organization shall be effected. At. the meeting on Monday, August 17, 1896, In addition to the enrolling committee of three there shall be appointed for each precinct of the district a canvassing committee of three members, whose duty ii shall be to canvass the respective precincia and to obtain the signatures and atWiatton of all Republicans desirous and willing to participate In the organization. Said canvassing committees shall make their final reports to the enrolling com- mittees on Saturday morning, August 22, 1896, at 10 o'clock. ' it shall be the duty of the enrolling committee to pass upon all signatures to the roll of members and all names returned by the canvassing com- mittees, and to require that every name remain- ing thereof shall De that of a bona-flde elector of Republican proclivities. No person shall be entitled to be a member of any club other than that of the district in which, he resides. Tne enrolling committee shall have power to strike from the roll the name : of any person not entitled to be a member of the club, provided that any person dissatisfied with the action of said enrolling committee may present his grievance to the joint Congressional committees, which will act thereon. - ■ . / At all meetings of the club : only regularly en- rolled members shall ;be permitted to participate In the proceedings. : ' ■ " t Certified copies of the list of members of each of said clubs, together with the list of permanent officers thereof, shall be transmitted to the head- quarters of the joint Congressional committees not later than Monday, August 24. .1896, at 8 p. v. .The list of temporary officers shall be trans- mitted to these headquarters as soon as named. Dated August 13, 1896 ■ Charles S. KISTEB, Chairman Joint Republican Congressional Com- mittees of the Fourth and Fifth Congressional Districts. Headquarters— Rooms 4 and 25, *'lood building, southwest corner Fourth and Market streets, San Francisco. < Twenty-eighth Assembly District— Drews' Hall, 121 New Montgomery st. Twenty-ninth Assembly Irish-Ameri- can Hall, 836 Howard st. Thirtieth Assembly District— Music Hall. 923 Mission st. Thirty- Assembly District— Teutonia Ball, 1308 Howard st. - Thirty-second Assembly District— SE. cor. of Brannan and (Jeneva sts. Thirty-third Assembly District— SE. cor. Of Twenty-fourth and Folsom sts. Thirty-fourth Assembly District— - Thirty-fifth Assembly District— Thirty-sixth : Assembly District— Duveneck'i Hall, cor. Twenty-third and Church sis. Thirty-seventh Assembly District— Thirty-eighth Assembly District— .Powers' Hall, BE. cor. Pierce and Turk sts. ' Thirty-ninth Assembly District-Saratoga Hall, Geary st. Fortieth Assembly District-Bear Club Hall, cor. Fillmore and Post st*. - Forty- first Assembly District— Plxley Hall, cor. Polk and Pacific sts.' ' Forty-second Assembly District— Turn verelo Hall, 310 O'Farrell st. _ „ Forty-third Assembly District-California Hall, 620 Bush st. uptynff Forty-fourth Assembly District— Washington- square Mall (Bersaglierl building), 608 Union st. Forty-fifth Assembly l (strict— Western Hotel, UK. cor. Washington and Kearny sts. SPECIAL SALE ROXBURY BRUSSELS CARPET laid nr n a, LINED,/ (Jjj YARD. 4 Rooms Furniture, solid oak, $75. SHIREK & SHIREK, HOUSE - FUKNISHKIiS, . 747 Market Street, Opposite Grant Are. TELKFHONK 6391. , FAILING MANHOOD General and Nervous Debility. x»_ Weakness of Body and /TZJfSv Mind, Effects of E"°« VfeKC% or Excesses in OM ■ .Jh rf^M Young. Robust, >oW° <$£&▼ Manhood fully BestomK <S >V H° w to EI M? u£ tP 3v XJ strpnirthen Weak, U l * Portions of . kevnk^U>->«k<P xinAv Absolutely nn Slen testify from 50 Sta t™.,*" fl B ok ex- &Kan! ryf°s^Ti& e ed)free. .; planation and proof s, mailed (seaieaj iroc ERIE MEDICAL CO., Buffalo, N.Y.