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i J. H. ESTILL, Editor and Proprietor. | RADIO ALS_ON_T HE ROAD. PART OF THE PACIFIC DELEGATION PASSES DENVER The Secretary of the California Dele gation Declares that the Slope is Solid for Blaine—The National Com mittee in Session at Chicago—A Color Line in Maryland. Chicago, 111., June 14. —There is plenty of gossip here, but no news. No complete delegation has arrived. The indi vidua delegates who have been coming all the week, add very little to the information al ready in the possession of the news papers. The desire to see ex-Sen ator Tom Platt before determining or announcing a course of action seems to be as general here as was the desire at St. Louis to see Representative William L. Scott before formulating the progress of the democratic convention. When Mr. Platt arrives tomorrow opin ions may crystalize into plans. Meanwhile the Sherman, Gresham, Harrison and Alger boomers, to say nothing of the others, pre dict tho nomination of their candidate with perfect confidence. BLAINE TO BE TAKEN AT HIS WORD. All agree in one thing and only one, and that is that Blaine is to be taken at his word and set aside. But this is rather a hope than an expectation, much less a de termination. The fact is that Blaine’s nomination would not surprise any of them. It will be possible, if not probable, at any time after the first ballot. To be sure Blaine's special friends all announce that he is not a candidate, but not one of them an nounce that he is not to be nominated at all, or that if nominated lie will not accept. The friends of the other candidates cannot conceal their apprehension that someone may mention Blaine’s name and that there upon he may be nominated on the second ballot. THE FIRST BALLOT. It seems to be generally conceded that on the first ballot Sherman will lead, Gresham coming next, Harrison next and Alger next, with Allison, Ingalls and the others following; but beyond that no man can see, and the fear that after it may come the Blaine deluge, gives the miscellaneous boom ers the nightmare. It is to be a Blaine conven tion. They all recognize that fact. Senator Sherman and Judge Gresham cannot be nominated except by accident. It will either be Blaine or someone named by Blaine’s friends, of whom Mr. Piatt is the most influential. It is known that Mr. Platt wants to fix Levi P. Morton on the tail end of the ticket. AN EYE ON INDIANA. It is known that ho wants a man at the head of it who can carry Indiana, but whether he has selected Senator Harrison for his popularity, or, as seems more likely, Gen. Algor for his pocketbook, is not, as yet, definitely known. In the present uncertainty small things are magnified into great. Mrs. Logan’s presence in town is cited by the Alger boomers as indicating a desire to help Gen. Alger. All the boomers called on her to night. The refusal of the proprietor of tho Grand Pacific to have Blaine’s picture hung on his office wall with those of the other candidates is taken as an exhibition of Gresham feeling, and so it goes. A COUPLE OF PROBABILITIES. Two things seem c> rtain. First, an at tempt will be ma le to p it Patrick Eagan into one of the chairmanships of the con vention, by way of offsetting the two Irish men who presided over tho St. Louis con vention. Second, the tariff plank will be supervised, If not drawn, by Mr. McKinley, and will be at least as stiff a protection declaration as that of 1884, with a special commendation of the masterful inactivity of the Republicans of the house tacked on the end. Senator Hoar, Warner Miller of New York and Mr. Mallory of Oregon, who is credited with carrying the recent election, are mentioned in connection with the chair manships. MEETING OF THBI COMMITTEE, The Names of the Convention’s Offi cers Not Announced Yet. IBy the Associated Press. ] Chicago, June 14.—Tho national repub lican committee met to-day to settle the preliminaries. Chairman Jones presided, wiihGen. W. L. Alexander of lowa acting os sergeant-at-arms. Samuel Fessenden of Connecticut, secretary, was assisted by Carson Lake of New York. Twonty-eight states were represented by members or by proxy. The proceedings were openod by Mr. Clarkson, on behalf of the sub-committee °f arrangements, making a report con cerning the plan of soaring that bad been adopted. CHICAGO’S HOGGISHNESS. The allotment of 300 more tick'd- Chicago than the original plan pr w as the cause of debate. Asa result number of tickets for local distribution >. - decreased, being restricted from a total o. WO to 860, including those to be given to the mayor for distinguished guests. With out taking up the contes s, of which there are several, including an important one from Virginia, between the Mahone and Riddieberger delegations, or the appoint ment of temporary officers for the conven tion, about which so much interest centers, the committee at 1 o’clock adjourned until 8 o’clock to-morrow morning. A HARRISON—GRESHAM COMBINE. Tho very first combination between the friends of any two candidates was brought t° a culmination today. Ti e forces of Har rison and Grodiam have been harmonized. It wasmi Indiana family gathering. Among the Harrison leaders nresent were Attorney- ”® n - McCheuer, ex-Congressnuui Peele und Secretary of State Griffin, nnd .Indue Gres ham's representatives included C. W. Fair hanks of Indianapolis, state Senator Ilobt. Graham and Col. Henry Drew. The ap parently strained relations between the fol lowers of Harrison nnd Gresham were men tioned and both sides recognized the folly of the friends of tiro two Indiana men coming to Chicago and fighting eacli,other. NATURE or THE AGREEMENT. Iho upshot was an understanding sub stantially that the friends of Harrison nnd Gresham should not attack, nor attempt to Undermine each other; tbut both sides '*' | mld do the lest they could for their man, tut all in the friendliest spirit, and that the Indiana delegation should rote solidly from start to finish, and that when the time came when it should become evident in the con vention that Harrison could not he the nom inee, then Gresham should be accorded the support of his native state. THE SPEECH FOR GRESHAM The question of whot shall follow Leonard Swett in the convention and second the nomination of Judge Gresham has been settled. The honor will go to John R. Lynch (colored), of Mississippi, member of the republican national committee. The understanding is that a further seconding speech shall be made by an oastern delegate whose name is yet withheld, a New Eng lander known throughout the nation. What was regarded as little short of the explosion of a bomb in the Gresham camp was a declaration for Blaine coming from W. E. Kent, of Chicago, one of the first two delegates in Illinois that were instructed for Judge Gresham. Mr. Kent represented the second Illinois district, the Finuerty-Lawler terri tory, where two-thirds of the voters are Irish or Irish-Atnerioans. “I am only speaking for myself,” he was quoted as say iug, “but you will find that I shall have lots of company, and the forty-four Illinois del egates, if thov are needed.” I have made up my mind to disregard instructions and vote for Blaino. Why? Because there is going to be a dead lock without a doubt, and then a break for Blaine, and then the republi cans in my district aro soxid for him any way.” SHERMAN’S HEADQUARTERS. The Sherman headquarters were finally opened to-day with a lav ish display of bunting anil a continuous procession of visitors. Among them was W. P. Brownlow, son of the famous fight ing parson, whoi-, a member of the national committee for Tenno-soe and a warm sup porter of Senator Sherman. THE TALK ABOUT INGALLS. The arrival to-day of ex-Senator William Pitt Kellogg and ex-Gov Henry C. War moth of Louisiana has given rise to some well-founded rumors of accessions to boom the senator from Knusas. Mr. Ingalls’ in vestigation resulted in showing that the Kansas boom would indeed receive a con siderable impetus from the southern states, and that the whole matter is being operated upon a plan which has the closest secrecy as its basis. Ex-Senator Kellogg was visited by an associated press reporter, and at once disavowed any intention of the south as a whole to pose as a launcher of presidential booms. GOOD FEELING FOR INGALLS. “But,” continued lie,” we have the best of feeling for Senator Ingalls and I can only say from Louisiana, that he will only receive three votes and possibly more. I’ll admit that the south, more particularly my siate, has the kindliest sentiments for Senator Ingalls for his noble attack on the democratic political tactics as they are carried out in our section. Gov. Warmoth in particular feels grateful to him and withal Senator Ingalls has our moral sup port. If he does not get all our votes it will be because the south wishes to defer to those states which will have to furnish electoral votes. Gov. Charlas Foster of Ohio was one of to-day’s arrivals. “Senator Sherman will be nominated and elected," said he. “The Ohio delegation is solid for him now and all the time. 1 ’ THE RECEPTION TO MRS. LOGAN. The informal reception given by the Vet eran Union league of Chicago to Mrs. John A. Logan at the Grand Pa cific to-night created a stir which was nothing short of sensational. It was ostensibly under the auspices of the soldiers association, but the presence of “Long” Jones, the recently deposed chairman of the Illinois stale central com mittee and a protege of the late senator from Illinois, soon dispelled everything of sentimental and the political nature of affairs became apparent. It had for its ob jection the mutilation of whatever solid ness there wasjto the Gresham movement in Illinois and was thought to be a mute appeal to the friends of Gen. Logan to support Mrs. Logan’s candidate, Gov. Alger of Michigan. In one instance the appeal be came outspoken, and that was wnen the distinguished lady was conversing with two soldiers, each a delegate from Illinois and Michigan respectively. It was then she voiced the hope that the two statek would stand shoulder to shoulder, as they did in times past, which have now become so historical, and in which Gen. Logan played quite a prominent part. SENTIMENT SHOCKED. Sentiment lias received a severe shock, and many of the soldiers present depreciated the action taken by the widow of the most popular volunteer soldier of the age. To make the move more significant and possibly more binding,Mr. Jones has invited every delegate who would go to Waukesha, his residence, where to-morrow is to be spent in the company of Mrs. Logan and her late husband’s cousin, Dr. Logan. Mrs. Logan has entered the canvass for Gov. Alger with her old time energy, spiced with a tinge of bitterness toward other candidates. This new element is likely to create a good deal of bitterness, as it already has caused consternation in more than one delegation. Mrs. Logan, on arriving at the Grand Pacific hotel, was called upon by the members of the Chicago veterans’ union and given one iff the heartiest receptions ever accorded to a woman in Chicago. For every old soldier sho had a warm hand shake and a word to him personally. PRAISING ALGER. After the reception, in conversation with the newspaper men who crowded about her, she paid a high tribute to Gen. Alger. Mrs. Logan said, “He has always been honora ble in his every dealing People say thut hn is unknown. The reason for this is, that lie has not antagnized anybody. He has not abused other republicans. This is more ri ; ,iii can be said of some of the other candt uat.es in the Held.” “What do you think of Blaine?” Mrs. Lo gan was asked. "1 am fair enough to believe that Mr. Blaine is honest. I think be is out of the race. ’’ “What do you think of the chances of the party?” “Well, you know I am only a woman, and my opinion inay not be worth much, but if Gen. Alger is nominated lie will be elected, thut I feel certain of. Ho is strong with the soldiers, a safe, care ful, honest man, who is true to hi- friends. That is more that can be said of some others. A man who is true to his frleuds can be re lied upon for his country.” MARYLAND’S CONTINGENT. Baltimore, Juno 14.—Seven handsomely decorated sleeping cars, bearing the le gends, “Escort to the Maryland Deleg ition” anil "Protection to American Industry,” will leave Baltimore for Chicago on Sunday morning at 10 o’clock from tbo Camden station of the Baltimore and Ohio railway. Four of the cars will bo occupied by the Young Men’s republican club of this city, one will be for the exclusive use of the Marvland delegation to the republican na tional convention and two will bear tho Young Men's republican club of Wilming ton, Del., under the marshalshlp of Mayor Harrington. Tho colored republicans held a meeting to-day and denounced the Young Men’s re publican club for ignoring the colored delegates in sending out invitations for a special train. One of the delegates at large, D. D. Dickison, is colored, and an apart- SAVANNAH, GA., FRIDAY, JUNE 15, 1888. merrt in the delegates’coach has been ns signed to him. Alternate at largo, J. W. Adams, also colored, was told that all the room was taken, but be asserts that tickets were afterward sold to white people. BLAINEITEB FROM THE SLOPE. Denver, Col., June 14. —That portion of the Pacific coast delegation consisting of California, Oregon and Nevada, arrived here at 6 o’clock this morning over the Union Pacific. Most of the delegates and visitors are accompanied by their wives. The party consists of 160 people, and The train is composed of seven sleepers, a dining, commissary and baggage car. This is with out doubt the finest equipped train that ever crosseil the continent. The three delegations held a meeting yesterday, and resolutions were unanimously ndopted favor ing Blaine for first place on tho national ticket. George de Golid, secretary of the California delegation, in conversation upon the political situation, said: “The Pacific coast is a unit for Blaine. We want no other man and will have no other, unless it is impossible to prevail upon him to accept the nomination. We have thought of no other man and have no sec ind choice, nor have we given the second place on the ticket any consideration.” KATES TO CHICAGO. A Spirited War Broken Out Among tho Various Line3. Chicago, June 14.—A spirited war on passenger rates to the Chicago convention has broken out among the lines between this city and St. Paul. A $lO rate for tho round trip from St. Paul and Minneapolis was agreed upon by the several competing lines except the Wisconsin Central, which announced that it would carry passengers to Chicago and return for $8 apiece. It was discovered, however, that this road was in reality selling round trip tic kets at $7 50 each. Other roads began to cut rates at once, and the Chicago, St. Paul and Kansas City went below all competitors by making a $5 fare to Chicago and return. This was mot to-day by all the other lines except the Chicago, Burlington and North ern, which went the other roads one better, making the rate by that line $4 for tho round trip. GLITTER OF THE HELMETS. Tho Election of Officers and Prize Drill of tho Pythians. Cincinnati, June 14.—The supreme lodge of Knights of Pythias elected the fol lowing officers to-day: Supreme Chancellor, William Ward of Newark, N. J.; Supreme Vice Chancellor, George D. Shaw of Eau Claire, Wis.; Supreme Prelate, Charles F. Bragg of" Bangor, Me.; Su premo Keeper of the Records and Seals, R. M. C. White of Nashville, Tenn.; Supreme Master of Arms, Robert Newell, of Little Rock, Ark.; Supreme Outer Guard, John W. Thompson of Wash ington, D, C.; Supreme Master of the Ex chequer, Hansberry J. Willey of Wilming ton, Del. TnE PRIZE DRILL. The prize drill in the old+iaso bull grounds attracted a large number of spectatA-s. The first division to appear was the La fayette, Ind., Division No. 1, Capt. Mitchell, two lieutenants and twenty-four men They were followed by Indianapolis No. 3, Capt. Haskell. When they were done, five members, in cluding Capt. Haskell, were overcome by the heat, which was intensely oppressive. The Fort Dearborn, Cnicago division No. 1, Capt. Peck followed and won abundant applause by their efficiency. After these came Torre Haute division No. 3, Capt. P. P. Davis. In the afternoon there was a battalion drill, for which the entries were the First regiment of Indiana, and Second and Third regiments of Ohio. Tho judges aro officers of the United States army. THE PRIZE WINNERS UNKNOWN. The awards for the prize drill wore not given to-night, as the drill has not been finished. A few of the lodges are returning to their homes, but more than an equal number of Knights are arriving.| f’he hotels, by colonizing and by using cots, are able to accommodate everybody, and largo meet ings and social enjoyment is tho order to night. It is said that there are 150 bauds of music in the city, brought here by the Knights. Estimates of the number here run from 5,000 to 15,000. Many of the Knights have tboir wives with them ALL WELL LODGED. With ail this throng there seems to be no lack of provision for lodging them. All the halls in the central part of the city and all other available rooms are filled with cots. The advent of tl\e Knights was discounted by the restaurants, and there has bee* no difficulty in feeding the great multitude. They all seem delighted with their trip and the hospitality of the citizens, many of whom have thrown their houses open to them. The Florida delegation is attracting much attention by their fino display of Florida products. The business in the supreme lodge to-day was secret. Amendments to the constitu tion are under consideration. Nothing will be divulged till some conclusion is reached. LOGS AS BATTERING SAME Millions of Feet Rush Down on Cloquet with Terrible Force. Superior, Wis., June 14. —Several mil lion feet of logs broke loose from booms above Cloquet yesterday and camo tearing down the stream to the island on which sev eral hundred people live, doing great dam age. Among tho buildings swept away are tho jail, court house, two hotels, one board ing house, several stores and saloons and half a dozen dwellings. Thirty or forty other buildings are completely surrounded by water to a depth of seven or eight feet, and most of them have been abandoned. railroads submerged. The St. Paul and Duluth railroad at Fond du Lac is under two feet of water, and the depots and other buildings have been aban doned, and are likely to be carried away at any time. Communication Isitween tho main laud and the inundated island is main tained by boats, but it is becoming dan gerous. Tho St, Paul and Duluth railway lias abandoned tho lino from Duluth to tho Nortliorn Pacific junction, and is running trains ovor tho Northern Pacific railroad via Superior. The loss to lumbermen at Cloquet will bo enormous, as tho logs will have to tie picked up when they roach tho lakos by tugs, and it will bo impossible to save them all. The loss thus far is roughly estimated at $500,000. RETURN OF A DEFAULTER. Paterson’s Fugitive City Clerk Comes Back to Stand Trial. Paterson, N. J., June 14. —Will Hayne, Paterson’s defaulting city clerk, wiio disap jieared four years ago, returned to Paterson from Canada this evening and surrendered. He was locked up. Ills deficiency amounted to about $4,H00. Ho was also treasurer of the People s banking company of Newark, and it is claimed that there wa- a deficiency there of $16,000. Hayne says he returned to stand trial There are a number of in dictments against him. BRUNSWICK’S DEADLOCK. EIGHTY-FIVE BALLOTS TAKEN WITHOUT A CHANGE. The Friends of Congressman Norwood and Capt. Gordon Confident That Their Followers Will Stand Firm- Outsiders, However, Deteot Signs of a Stampede to a Dark Horse—The Nominating Speeches. Brunswick, Ga., Juno 14.—Thursday was ushered in with cloudy skies and an equally cloudy political outlook. The air was thick with rumors of one or more defec tions from the ranks of the competing as pirants, but as yet nothing that is reliable in that direction has transpired. On the contrary it is said that the friends of Mr. Norwood have signed a written compact to stand by him to the bitter end, ami the trusty followers of the gallant Gordon appear equally resolute. Meanwhile Col. Nicholls is n calm and watchful observer of the situation, ready at any moment to grasp the least advantage that offers itself. The convention inet at l) o’clock this morning. The report of the committee on credentials seating tho Gordon delegates from Effingham county was roceived and adopted. Mr. Oliver of Screven county was elected permanent chairman and the two-thirds rule was adopted. The first ballot was taken at 10 o’clock and stood: Norwood 20 Gordon 12 Nicholls 8 After twelve ballots, with tho unvarying result of Norwood 30, Gordon 12 and Nicholls 8, the convention took a recess until 3 o’clock this afternoon. To the sur prise of many the two-thirds rule was adopted without opposition and amid tremendous applause. Aftor disposing of the report of the com mittee on credentials the roll of the counties was called for nominations. col. merger's speech. When Chatham was reached, Col. G. A. Mercer, in a truly eloquent and rousing speech, presented the name of Capt. W. W. Gordon to the convention. Col. Mercer S[x)ko in substance, as follows: I place in nomination a gentleman whose name in the section of this dist rict from which he comes is synonymous with truth and honor, and who is respected and trusted by all who know him. Perhaps the best evidence of a man's character and capacity and the surest guarantee of his fitness for positions of respon sibility is the history of his life. From his earliest manhood this gentleman has been con spicuoua for probity and honesty of character, for industry and energy, and by faithful and meritorious service he has achieved a compe tence- indeed, the only charge that has been formulated against him is that he has accumu lated riches. If this he true. I trust that every gentleman within the sound of my voice is actuated by a similar noble ambition to lay up by industry and energy some provision for the weaknesses of ago. for the education and main tenance of his children and dependents, ami above all for the capacity of doing good. If this gentleman is wealthy, as asserted, his riches have been discovered bv the loosing of his purse strings and the Slow of these golden streams that have trickled into every crevice of his native city, which have accelerated progress, intensified charity and visited with cheer and comfort tho homes of poverty and distress. It is accorded to but few of us in our brief career to be confronted with some grand crisis and our character may justly suffer imputation if we fail to reach the night of the grand argument. HIS WAR RECORD. When the tocsin of war sounded throughout our loved section this gent leman was among the first to respond, and on the stricken field he proved his manhood and on his jierson he now bears the honorable scars of that conflict. This sentiment may perhaps perish in the future, but I am sure that to this generation and to the bronzed veterans whom I see around me, who so bravely accepted the hazards, I cannot be amiss when I tender to them a brave eoufed erate soldier. In that beautiful story of Scott's, which cannot be too often repented, when tho dimpled Scotch lassie, Jeanie Deans, approached the stern Duke of Argyle to plead for the life of her sister, she wore the colors of her class, and when she saw that the duke was affected she exclaimed, “I thought, my lord, your heart would warm to the tartan.” Is there a mail here whose heart does not wurm to a true con federate soldier? [Applause.] There was a pe riod in the history of Savannah, Mr. Chairman, when the black wings of pestilence enshrouded her, when accumulated horrors stalked thro gh her borders. The strong and tire wealthy were glad to escape, and were soon ‘‘over the hills and far away.” The gentleman whom I pro pose to you refused to abandon his stricken people. He held no public office or position that constrained his continued presence, he was un der no obligation save the paramount obligation of humanity. He was under no compulsion save that or tenderness and mercy, fie was controlled by no motives save those that prompt the visits of angels. PIKE A SUNBEAM. But beneath those sable wings and the call of death he gleamed like a sunbeam that hud lost its way, and a heart of courage, a soul of mercy and a hand of generous help carried hope, com fort and life to the homes of anguish and dis tress. Mr. Chairman. It has been intimated that if this gentleman be the nominee of thisoonven tion he would concentrate all his great energies upon the city of his birth, to the neglect of other portions of the district. Sir, for many years there sat upon the bench of the highest court in the county of Chatham, a judge, learned, noble, illustrious—William B Flem ing—who held the scales of justice with such even balance that they maintained an equillorium almost divine It was said of him that but one single objection could lie urged against him, viz: that if in litigation his enemy and his friend appeared before him, he wpuld incline to his enemy, for feur that lie might un consciously become partial to his friend. I can not offer higher praise to any man than to align him with Judge Fleming, But lam sure from the character of her candidate that In a contest between his home and some other locality, his earnest sense of even handed justice ami impartiality would prevail Sir, there can be uo antagonism between the different portions of this district. There can be no rivalry between Brunswick and Savannah, except the honest rivalry of effort. I would be a recreant Georgian and a pitiful unbeliever ill the promises of my state if I did not feel assured thut with her grant territory and her teeming resources she could maintain at least two grand gateways to the sea, St. Mary sand the Satilla river, Dohoy and Darien, Brunswick and .Savannah all demand Iho en couragement and aid of earnest and tireless efforts. I speak by authority when 1 give you the pledge that every point upon our sea front and every portion of this grand domain will re ceive the earnest and Impartial endeavors of the gentleman whom I name, i would not nominate him did I not know his fairness and impartiality, hi* wonderful earnestness of pur pose and his great ability, and did I not feel assured that if you make Idm your representa tive he. will vitalize every acre of the district confided to hi* care. Mr. Chairman, I nominate Capt. William W. Gordon of the county of Chatham. MR. NORWOOD NOMINATED. The roll call proceeded. When Liberty was announced, Judge J. L. Harden, ina few well chosen and felicitous remarks, placed in nomination the name of Hon. Thomas M. Norwood. This was seconded by L. A. Wilson of Wore, who paid a graceful com pliment to the past career anil distinguished services of Mr. Norwood m the national halls of legislation. Next responding for the county of Pierce, W. G. Brantley nominated CoL John C. Nicholls in a speech replete with elegant word-painting and patrioti-m. The fol lowing is a brief resume of his remark-: We bare met under most auspicious circum stances. The star of democratic hope never shone brighter and never shed its comforting rays over a more enthusiastic and united party. Tlio democratic hosts from every quarter of those great states have met and the greeting from each to each hus been one of glad tidings and good cheer. The line of battle has been marked out; the gauntlet thrown down; tho leaders named, and from the isles to the gulf, from sea to son, Cleveland the grout, Thurman the noble, and tariff reform have slorin swept tin-land. This magnificent enthusiasm has km died afresh the bonflresof democracy, and their illumination, from tho Kooky mountains and from the Alleghenies meeting and mingling together, have lit up tho great valley of the west and proclaimed to the world the gratifying edict: “Death, eternal deatli, to the republican party " |u the midst of these glad times and this great joy we meet each other. We cannot afford to disagree. We do not wish to quarrel. WORKING FOR A COMMON KNI>. We cannot and will not add one discordant note to the glorious harmony of the democratic triumphal march. I recognize the fact that we have met for a common purpose, and that by different means we are seeking to accomplish the same end democratic harmony demo eratio victory. That thin end can bant bo ac complished with the name I offer is my convic tion. This conviction, conservative and wise as I believe it to be, honest as 1 know it is, I invite you to share with me. It is ability, honesty, and experience we want. The name I offer combines them all. It is broad statesmanship, conservatism, and a mind capable of grasping and comprehending the wants of tbo entire district that we need. The name I offer Is the synonym of all those things. Is it tho olive branch of peace? Is it oil for the troubled waters? Is it harmony we are seeking? I offer you a name around which all can rally, and shoulder to shoulder vie with each other in doing battle for our country. 1 offer you not an ex pectation, but a pledge, not a naked pledge, but one tlmt carries with it a guaranty. The past declares for tho future, and upon his record as a citizen, as a soldier and as a statesman, I nom inate Hon. John Cl. Nicholls 'of the county of Pierce. wu.n enthusiasm. All of the speeches were grieted with the wildest enthusiasm and applause by tho friends of tho several candidates. It was at this juncture that E. D. Graham of Appling rose anil also seconded Mr. Norwood's nomination, in an eloquent speech abounding iu humor and telling points. After the loftiest eulogy of the man of his choice, ho brought down the house by again announcing his name as the Hon. T. M. Norwood of Liberty. He did this, he explained, because the question had boon raised whether Mr. Norwood bailed from Chatham or Liberty. He preferred to enroll him from the latter grand old county, the birthplace of so many illustrious sons with her glorious past record. As stated the balloting then began and was continued until the hour of adjourn ment. The permanent chairman of tho conven tion, T. W. Oliver, of Scriven county, wiio was elected by acclamation, ii|>on assuming the gavel counselled harmony and unity of action in the proceedings, and )xiid a fitting tribute to the enterprise and raj idly increas ing progress of the beautiful city of Brunswick and her hospitable in habitants. An eulogy of Ogle thorpe also was gracefully rendered. Speaking of tho First congressional district of Georgia, lie said its material develop ment was as limit less as the possibilities of the future. Mr. Oliver dispatches business with ease and celerity. The convention took a recess at 4:20 o’clock until 5 o’clock, after concluding the sixty-eighth ballot without the change of a single vote. MAY BREAK TO-DAY. The convention assembled again at 5 o’clock, and balloting was resumed. Vote after vote was taken without any change whatever in tho following of the several candidates. After the conclusion of the eighty-fifth ballot, a motion was offered and carried to adjourn until 9 o’clock to morrow morning. The count still stands Norwood 20 Gordon 12 Nicholls 8 It is whispered that there are symptoms of a break in tho dead lock, anil several dark horses are freely spoken of. Tho mostproml nenl among these appear to lie Mayor Les ter of Savannah, Mr. Atkinson of Brunswick and Mr. Brantley of Pierce county, but nothing reliablo can bo ascertained, and the Gordon and Norwood leaders assert that their respective columns stand as firm as the rock of Gibraltur. Some of the dele gates, however, aro certainly becoming im patient, arid it would not lie surprising if the convention concluded its labors to morrow. Capt. Gordon’s friends are cheer ful and have by no meuti given up tho contest. - GARFIELDB AT THE ALTAR. Brother and Slater Leave Off the j_.iberty of Single Blessedness. Mentor, 0., June 14.— Harry Garfield was married this afternoon at 5 o’clock to Miss Belle Mason of Cleveland, and directly afterward J. Stanley Brown of Washing ton, President Garfield’s private secretary, wav married to Miss Mary Garflold. Tho double wedding took place at the home of Mrs. Garfield, near Mentor, iu tho presence of about 150 relatives and friends, who had assembled from Cleveland, Chicago, Cin cinnati, Buffalo, Boston, New York and Washington. FUN OVER FIFTY CENTS. A Lot of Wild Westerners Bring Their Guns In.o Play. Las Vegas, N. M., June 14.—A difficulty arose with the Mackey brothers, John Mil burn and two Texans named Green and Owens over 50 cents. Winchesters and Revolvers were brought into play and after sixteen shots had been fired, it was found that Owens had la-on killed, and Green mortally wounded. Milburn and one of tint Mackey brothers had their left eyes shot out and John Mackey had his left arm shot in two places. Milburn is under arrest. STRUCK DEAD FROM THE SKY. Terrible Results of an Electrlo Storm In Nebraska. Omaha, Neb., June 14.—A heavy electric storm prevailed throughout this state yes torduy and a number of deaths by lightning aro rejiorted. At Lindsay n babe wna killed at its mother’s side and tiie mother was un hurt. At Newman's Grove one man was killed. At Clarkfleld two children were killed and much damago was done to property. CHEERFUL COLORADO. A One-Legged Gambler Hanged After Shooting Two Men. Sauda, Col., June 14.—During a saloon row at Monarch last night, a one-logged gambler named Hchenek shot and killod George Davis, and fatally wouudod an un known man. A mob afterward took Schenck out and banged him to a telegraph pole. Friends of the two de id men aro gathering, and more trouble is f oared. Miss Rives' Marriage. Charlottesville, Va., June 14.—Miss Amelin Rives, the authoress, and J. A. C-ianlor of Now York, wero married at Castle Hill this afternoon in the presence of the lady’s family and four or five intimate friojnls. W. C. Rivet, an uncle, gavo the bride uway. They will remain at Gaatlo Hill for the present. HEROISM AT A FIRE. A lawyer and a Negro Win Fame During- a Maze' at Union. Charleston, S. C., June 14.—Fire at Union, this slate, yesterday destroyed the brick building owned by Robert W. Harris, and occupied by Karr & Thompson, gro cers; J. \\\ Swink & Cos., druggists; Will bin* Gist’s ion cream saloon and the post ofllce building, ownod by J. C. Hunter; Green Bros., grocers, building owned by li. K. Foster; ,iohn K Young,confectioner, and I’. M. Cohen, bu lding owned by the estate of John Sartor. The damage is roughly estimated at s£o,ooo. The lire originated In Swink & Co.’s drug store. The cause of the lire is unknown. Faithful work and pluck saved the town. During the lire B. Stoke., a lawyer of this bar, in heroic sHorts to save proporty, lin gered in Farr & Thompson’* store until the roof fell in knocking him senseless. A colored man observed the accident and rushed in uuml the smoke and ilaiucs ami 'Ragged him out, apparently lifeless. This heroic deed culled forth ap plause from the men ami screams from the ladies. TWO BLAZES AT INDIANAPOLIS. Indianapolis, June 14. Fire last night, destroyed the works of tho Indianapolis veneer company, the fancy cabinet ware factory of 1V E. Stone it Cos., and the lum ber yard of M. L. Osgood. The loss is about SIOO,OOO, with about $50,000 insur ance. While this fire was still burningan alarm came in from the southwestern part of the city, where tire hail originated in Root’s stove foundry. The building was destroyed. The insurance is understood to cover about two-thirds of the loss. EASTERN EUROPE’S WAR CLOUD Russia Moving Her Cavalry—What Count Kalnoky Says. St. Petersburg, June 14.—The military commander of Moscow has directed that special attention bo paid during tlm summer to cavalry mamnuvers, principally in tho shape of forward marches of large bodies over long distances. COUNT KALNOKY’S UTTERANCES. Pestii, June 14. —Count Kalnoky, the Imperial foreign minister, in a S|>ooch bo fore the delegations to day said that during the Inst four months nothing had occurred in the least to produce an enduring change in tlie state of things there existing. The interests of the Balkan peoples were Vise of Europe, and they had been taken up with warm sympathy by England, whose policy in this direction agreed entirely witli Austria’s. Referring to the raising of the Austrian legation at Madrid to the rank of an em bassy, ho said It was of groat interest to monarciiial Europe that the future internal development of Hpain would tend to restore tier to a position worttiy of her historic past. SHERIDAN HOLDS HIS OWN. No Bymptomn of Another Relapse- Plenty of Sleep. Washington, Juno 14.—The following bulletin was issued at 9 ;30 o’clock this inorn ing: (ion. Sheridan passed a very quiet and com fortahle night Ho Is resting well, and is coughing but llttlo. His pulse continues good, mid his respiration more regular. No unfavor able symptoms have ap|a-are<l. Koukiit M. O’Riili.y. Wahhinuton Matthews. Charles B. Hvunk. Henry 0. Yarrow. HOLDING HIS OWN. Washington June 15, 1 a. m —At mid night it was said at (Jen. Hheridan’s resi dence that theie was really nothing to add to the bulletin. The general has continued to hold the improvement shown this week, he has rested easily and slept a good deal of tlie time. No symptoms or another relapse have occurred and the general has not had an attack of coughing this evening. MEXICO’S BOUNDARY. An Appropriation for tho Relocation of the Monuments. Washington, June 14.—in the senate to day Mr. Hherman, from tho committee on foreign relations, re|ortod an amendment to be otfored to tlie sundry civil sppropria- Uon bill approoriating $£24,500 for tho sur vey anil relocation of Ihe monuments on tho frontier linos between Mexico and the United Htatos, and it was referred to the committee on appropria tions. Ho railed attention to the impor tance of the matter. It was expressly re quired according to the terms of tho treaty with Mexico. IRISH LEADERS AROUSED. The Action of the Government to be Bombarded. London, Juno 14.—At a meeting of the Irish nationalists to-day, Mr. Parnell pre siding, it was decided to raise a question immediately in the house of commons re garding the “brutal" treatment of political prisoners In Ireland and tho impending wholesale evictions. Lord Rosebery in a speech at Inverness this evening, said that he thought, tho local government measure ought to precede home rule for Scotland, but it was unwise to associate Hint question with Irish home rulo. If the Irish had a parliament in Dublin, their contingent in the imperial parliament ought to be reduced. A letter was read from Mr. Gladstone wishing success to the meeting and expreesiug confidence in the triumph of home rule. RED HOT AGAINST O’DWYER. Dublin, June 14.— United Ireland threatens to circulate for signatures a peti tion to tho church authorities asking thorn to remove Bishop O’Dwyer of Limerick for his course In connection with the papal re script. SPAIN’.-; NSW CABINET. Sonor Sagasta the Premier and Senor Armijo Next In Rank. Madrid, June 14.—The cabinet has been reorganized us follows: Premier, Senor Hngasta; Minister of Foreign Affairs, Senor Armijo; Minister of Finance, Sonor Puogi cerver; Minister of tho Interior, Senor Mortz; Minister of Justice, Honor Jturtinez; Minister of Commerce, Honor Caaalojas Minister of War, Gen. O’Kyau; Minister of Marine, Herior Rordegu z; Minister of the Colonies, Honor Capdepon. STANLEY SHOT. Hair of His Escort Desert Him After a Fight With Natives. Brussels, June 14. —A dispatch from Lisbon to the Independence Jielye says: “Advice* from the Congo say that Arabs who have arrived at Klushossa state that Henry M. Stanley was wounded in a fight with natives, end that afterward one-half of his escort deserted. Tip]tixj Till had not sent the promised convoy & Stanley. JPIUCF.gIO A YEAR. I 1 t OitNrS A COPY, f KAISER FRITZ VERY LflW. DEATH LIABLE TO OCCUR AT ANY MOMENT. All the MurabOM of Hhi Family Called to HU BoJa.de—Convulsive Fits and Swoons During the Afternoon—A Farewell Note to Bismarck. Potsdam, June 14—A bulletin issued at 10 o'clock this morning said: “The Em poror is much worse. His strength has been failing since last evening.*’ At noon Crown Prince aud Crown Princess and Prince Henry arrived nt tho Castle. Empress Victoi ia had watched by the bed side of tbo Emperor since 4 o’clock this morning. All tho members of the imperial family were summoned to his bedside. UNAnLE TO TAKE FOOD. Potsdam, IJune 14, (>:3op. m.—The Em peror is now unable to take food. Dr. Mackenzie tried in vaiu to feed him. CONVULSIVE FITS. Potsdam, June 14, 8:15 p. m.—Tho Em peror is now suffering from convulsive tits and swoons which succeed each other. A FAREWELL NOTE TO BISMARCK. Potsdam, June 14, 11:30 p. m. When lying down the emperor is apathetic Ac other times lie is fully conscious. Early this afternoon, while reclining in an arm chair, he wrote a fow farewell words to Prince Bisniaick. II • afterward took a sip of food through the tube, a little cocaine being adiniitls ored. The doctors beitevo that the death agony will como soon after midnight. HOW BERLIN TOOK THE NEWS. Berlin, Juno 14. The people of Berlin did not realize the oxtremo gravity of tho emperor’s condition until the apnoarance of the morning ext ras containing the morning bulletin. The people then felt that hence forth only the worst news could ho looked for. The concern was universal, and the intense anxiety increased as successive ex tras announced the approach ofu.ho last agony. Until long niter nightfall crowds gathered in front of the official residences in the Willielin-Htraase, being especially watchful of tho chancellor’s residence, BISMARCK'S MOVEMENTS. Early in the forenoon Count von Scbel endorf visited Prince Bismarck and the two started for Potsdam, where they remained two hours, returning to the chancellory to gether. Several ministers visited Prince Bismarck in the overling and an informal meeting was held. Prince Bismarck had <l long conference with the crown prince at Potsdam after seeing the emperor. AT THE HEDSIDE. Pothuam, Juno 15, 13:10 a. m. —The whole family spent the evening at the em peror's bedside. The patient’s fever has somewhat abated, hut his temperature Is still lon. He is fully conscious and makes himself understood by signs. Minister von Kuprivi and Drs. Leyden and Krause returned to Berlin shortly after 3 o’clock. Empress Augusta has started for Pots dam. STORY OF THE RELAPSE. Potsdam. June 15—I a. m. —Toward mid night on Wednesday the emperor became worse. His pulse quickened and his tem perature rose to over 40" Reaumur. Ti e difficulty he experienced in breathing indi cated inflammation of the lungs. The morn ing hours were awaited with the greatest anxiety. At 3 o’clock the empress whs in formed of the change end she has n 3 left her. hushund’s bedside since. Drs. Mackenzie, Bardelien, Wegner ami Hevell exhausted their skill in try ing to relieve the patient, Imt in spite of their oil'nrts his strength rapidly dlminishedl Toward morning the emperor refused U- take medicine. At 7 o'clock other doctors cume, only to confirm tho previous diagnosis. ASKED FOR TUS DAUGHTER. The emperor became slightlv more ani mated about noon amt asked to see his daughter Sophia,yesterday being her birth day. During the night the ernjiornr re mained in a kind of stupor. Tim doctors guve him various stimulants nud camphor injections, but the effect was only tem porary. The news received by the Berlin papers from Potsdam is scanty, the press censorship being rather rigidly inforced. Tho emperor sometimes opens his eyes and recognizes tin sn around him. A pleasant smile lightens his face when the empress or other members of the family go to bis bed side. Tiie public grief was especially notice able on the Berlin bourse. Silenc* was strictly ol>*erved, and anyone raising his voieb above a whisper was immediately hushed. Prince and Princess Henry have arrived bore. There is an enormous crowd Indore the castle. WEAKER, nUT CONSCIOUS. 1:80 A. M. —The Emperor is weaker, but he is perfectly conscious and mindful of the doings around him. The court officials will remain in the palace during the mght. It is expected that the night will pass quietly. The Empress is still at the Km [Xirorx bedside. A STRONG FEVER. London, June 14, 3 p. m.—A dispatch from Berlin savs. "The emperor has a strong fever arid his breathing is labored. Mr Edward Malet, the British ambassador, and Dr. Fried berg, minister of justice, have reached the Kri<*drichskron palace at Potsdam, and the other ministe rs and the members of the roynl family not already there are hastening to the palace.” A dispatch to tne Exchange telegraph company, sent from Berlin at 1:53 o’clock Ibis morning, said that lockjaw had set in. Photographers made preparations to take a picture of the scene at the emperor’s deathbed. A PROCESSION ABANDONED. The Social procession which was to have taken place at Ascot to-day, was abandoned at the last moment in consequence of the change for the worse in tho condition of tbo Emperorof germany. When the prince of Wales and ids party had arrived at Ascot Heath and wore about to start for the course, information reached them of the emperor's critical condition, and the prince ordered the abandonment of the procession. A DIM RAY’OF HOPE. Berlin, Juno 15, 3 a. m —The most opti mistic doctors are skeptical as to the issue of the next twelve hours. It is stated that a guard of hussars and foot guards has already been ordered to form a cordon around the cast le. A stimulating inhulation administered in the afternoon caused copious expectoration and some mitigation of tho symptoms. It is rumored that food va> injected directly into the stomach, but the report is not confirmed. The prince of Wales is expected to arrive Friday night or Saturday morning. HUMBERT SAID TO HAVE STARTED. Rome. June 14. —It is rumored that. King Humbert has already started for Berlin. A Sword for Boulangar. Paris, June 14.—The Press has opened a subscription for the purpose of rutsing a fund to buy a sword for Gen. Boulanger. Dalton's Postmuater. Washington, June 14.—The senate haa oonflrmed tbo nomination of J. TANARUS, Whit man to be postmaster at Dalton. Ga.