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. ' tf i i in . YOL LXTJ, NEW SE111ES VOL. XXXVIII BURLINGTON. VT., THUKSDAY, APJUL 10. L892. NUMBER 42 OH 10 MINNEAPOLIS Delegates Electod Yester day at Montpolier. STOHB DELEBATIOH NAMED Congressman Powers Mado Chairman Unanimously. Col. Ohilds, CoL P. E. Smith and Mr. Hnzcn the Other DELEGATES AT LARGE. President Harrison's Ad ministration Endorsed. fix-Speaker Reed's Brilliant Speech. THE DISTRICT CONVENTION. MoirELii:n, April 13. Tha capital baa boon thronged to-day by landing republi cans from nil parts of tha State in attend anoe upon the State and dlstrlotconventions and the utmost enthusiasm has prevailed, Toe early part of the day was devoted to the discussion of the merits of tho different candidates for placet on the Stato deiegn tlon and on result of tbo pre-convoution now was me wiuiarawol of the names of Gen. J. G. MoCiiIlouch of Renninctou aud Hon. Hugh Hnry of Chester. The lubject of Stutu politics alio received con siderable attention but no new futures were deTtloped, although the friends of the various candidate were on the ground and actively at work. Th Cuuvnntlon, The Stat convention was held in the opera bouse aud It was a Hue body of men that greeted the sight of those who huu mats upon the platform. Among those prcpeut were Gov. Carroll S. Page, Lieut Oov. Fletcher, State troasuror H. F. Field, Secretary of State 0. W. Brownoll, State Auditor E. U. Powell, ox-Gov. W. P. Dil llngham ei-Gov. J. L. Bsrstow, exGov. Boswell Farnham, ex L-.eut-Oov. U. A. Woodbury. ex-Lieut-Gov. Loti K. Fuller, Col. E. 0. Smith of St. Albans, Col. Fletcher D. Proctor of Proctor, J. K. Darling of Chelsea, Alfred K. Waton of Hartford, Henry G. Hibbard and Wil liam B. Wright of Orwell, Hon. P. K. Gleed of Morrisvillo, W. R. Pago of Rut land, CoL M. F, Allen of Fern. burgh, John A. Sheldon of Rutland, Gail. W. W. Henry and A. G. Feiree of Kurliuztnu. L. 11. Felton of Franklin, P.. M. Colburu of Springfield, Col. JI. IC Paiuo of Windsor, Chariot Robbins of Chester, Hun. W. 11. Dubois of West Randolph, Hon. II. U. Ide, Hon. II. C. Botet. nud Hon. L. 1. Hazeu of St. Johnsbury, lion. K. P. Colton of lrus burgh, K. P. Goorge of West Fulrleo, I. . 8. Huzen of Hollows Falls, Hon. Victor 1. Spear of Urniutree, Oiiu Herrlll of Eno.burgh Falls, Col. A. A. Flutoher of Middlebury, Col. D. L. Morgan of Rutland, Col. George T. Guilds, Col. Al fred A. ilall and Col. Wlllnrd Farrington of St. Albaus, Hon. X. W. Kislce ot Li Mott, 11. L. Sowhs, M, P. Goodrich, L. K. Bowie, and Huury Ladd ot Alburgh, K. S. Floury, Henry Uo, combe nud H, 11. Hill of Il La ilotte, Eilbu B. Tuft, Judge II. S. Peck, Hou. Henry Ballard, L. C. Grant, II. W. Hull, J. B. Bcullv, D. J. router, H. J. Hbanloy, Dr. W. S. Vincent and Leon Beaupru and Kdwurd Well, of Burl ngtou, Heiiry W. Conro, Junn RobiusoQ and Jerome P. Hall of South Hero, E. T. Bradley, C. 8. I,. Leach, C. A. Webster, an 1 0. K. Brown of Sw anion, O. S. Rlxford of Higbgats, Col. JI. 6. Colburn ot Muncbe.tor Centre, Hun. W. R. Poako ot Bristol, Hon. Smith Wright of Wllllstou, Hon. C. W. Read of Addison, C. XI. Wilds of Mid dlebury, John Tudliope of North Hero, Gen. I. G. KliiEtloy of Rutland, William II Hunt of St. Albans, Col. Goorge W. Hooker of Iirattlaboro, Hugh Henry of Chester, Ool. Julius J. Estey of Brattleboro, I. N, Chase of Fairfield, F. W, Baldwin of Bar ton, Gen, W. II. Uilmnro of Falrleo, Major John 11. h ut8o:i of Bradford, James K. Curtis ot Georgia, George Ballard uud A. B. Bee man of lull fax, Col. II. E. Taylor ot Iirattlaboro, Dr J. N. Jeuun, F, II. Cham btrllu and John Bedard of St. Albans and Col. Henry M. Arms, Springfield. The Prnaeeilinirs in Dotull. The convention was called to order by Chairman Baldwin of the Statn commit, tae at 10:80. Rev. K. N. Granger of Ilurke olfered prayer, after which the call was wad by Mr. W. It. Pago of Rutland, secretary of the State oommlt- toe. Un motion ot D. L. Morgan of Rut land the reading ot the call was omitted A temporary organisation was effected by the election ot O. M. Wilds ot Middlebury as cbalrmau, Harry Parker of Bradford, secretary, auu i. it. iqeetwood of Morris villo, aeslitaut secretary. Chairman Wild' Ilemarhs. In tnkiug; the chair, Mr. Wilds said that the action ot the republicans of Vermont had always boou characterized by wisdom and deliberation. Thu primaries are not reoognlicod in the constitution, but thoy havo com to be jmt as important a feature ot the government as If they had been saoredly provided tor In the constitution. It Is her or nowhere that you can enrols any In flu - euoe upon the character ot tn administra tion for tha four years ensuing. This oonventlou has met nt an uusploious time. There Is a buoyant feeling In our party all through th country, wear flashed with victory in Rhode Island and there it every Indlontlon that wa will maintain the same modus vlvendi which has prevailed during the past four years. Uur adverearlos will say that we bav in ail e mistakes. No administration falU in this particular. Many of us havo not secured cilice. The billion dollar Congress has bean criticised, hut the democrats do not seem to bo unwilling to have another Congress of tho same character. A large part ot th increased expenditures wcut to tha old sol diers, and it might have been expended in a woreo mnunar. It will also be said that we passed th McKinley bill, which is true. It has proved a beneficial measure. Its author hat btun vindicated In Ohio, aud in other States where elections bav been held. They will also say that we endeavored to pass the force bill, but that was not so hard as the ufl'ort to pai the free silver bill. The democrats nant to repeal the MoKin loy bill. W dou't want thoci to do it. They want to pasj a free coinage bill. We do not want them to do it. They want to tit In Congreas and not be counted. Wit do not want them to do so, Our goverameut is one of majority rule, and the majority should not be obstructol. The speaker referred to the manner In vrluua the caros of Smith vs. Jackson was disposod of in Congress. He said tbo ac tion of the democrutu reminded him of his early experience in base ball; every bo ly kicked and nbuwd the umpire. Tho democratic parti Is now composed lnr'oly of tha solid ith and the large cities of tho North, li it not safe to lustall in tho national govei uuisnt the finished product of tbo municipal government. It is whimpered evsu lu u .r own State that tho better element is lo u.' u.ned down. I do not know which it th.' Letter eluuitnt, but time will show. The issues in this oim,nign are to be in dustrial. He read fiuiu the call for the first republican oonventlou in Vermont to show that tho Issues wero d Threat only so far as the republican party bud accomplished its purpoeos. He implored the young men to Gludy these industrial Issues and bo prepared to stir up the tutlniklas ji and get out the voters bo as to give a rousing victory in September. Ho thanked the republican committee for the honor conferred upon hi in nud throui;h htm upon the young men who had grown up sincu 'he war closed. Tba cnuirniuti's spsech as liberally applauded. A ii"l'itmenl f Committees. On motion of ex-Gov. Farnham the tern pornry organization w.u madt the perma nent organization. Col. M. S. Colburn moved that tho chair nppoint a viro-prasldent from each oouniy, mid it was so voted. Tho chair appointed! AUillson, i. li. llumhea; Banuiugton, Col. 11. S. Colburn; Caledonia, J. T. Gleason: uolttenuen. ex (joy. j. u. liarstow; Essex, L. T. Williams; Franklin, W. C. Robr; Uiancl isle, it. H, lluthaway; Lamoille. It, C. ChrMy; Orange, John Bady; Orleans, JS. f. Uollon; Rutland, J. W. Craiunton Washington, Hirnin Wells; Wlndlmm, Ziua AIloo; Windsor, t ol. Jl. (J. i'eikins. Iho chair requeated Col. Colburn to o.uort the vice-praddenta to the stae, and ttie uuty wus graoelully performed. Major Joiiah Grout moved that the chair appoint a coinmiltea of one from cacn county upon roooiutious, una it was so voiod. 1 ho chnlr appointed the folluw.n Urlenns, Major Josiah Grout; Addisou. D. 11. Bennett; Bennington, Gen. J. G. Mo- Cullough; Cali'donm, Albro F. Nichols; Chit- tenuon, liilwara Wells; ISsmix, K. U. Hale; Franklin, Col. Alfred A. Hull: Grand Isle. L'dwm Adams; Lamoille, Charles II. Sioarn-; Graag, Major J. H. Watson; Rutland, Col. 1'. I) Proctor; Washington, M. 12. Sinille; Windham, J. L. Martin; Windior, W. W. StlcLney. l'ouuri Noinlunted jir Chutrinim. Hon. P. K. Gleod of Morrisville. said that time and tide wait for no toon. Tho tide of ailnlra started with tho ropublicau party thih yoar in Rhodn Island last week, anl judging from tho attendance here to-dny it had now reached Vermont. He spoke of the products of tho party in this Stntf, iit'.mlnrc the late Frederick Billings, the lato Judfcjo Poland, tho lato Governor Smith, ns republicans who had the party character lu this Statu. l hon tho party was looking up and down for some one to sluy the froe trade Goliah (accent on thu last syllable) we kept un the ciutoui nud put one of our beit men at tho bend of our delegation. When Redtleid Proctor announced that Vermont had a vote for Bunjumin Harrison, we toon found tbut the convention ratiflud tho choice of Ver mont and hljtory ratified the action ot the convention. Without furthor talk he would nominate Hon, II, Huury Powers tor ohair man ot the Verraout do!xation. The nomination of Congro.sinan Powers win tecouded by Mr. Alexu.ider Dunnett of St. John.bury, ox-Gov. Farnham, Rev. W. S. Huzeu of Nortufiold, Hon. Henry Bal lard of Burlington uud I. T. Williams of Es.ex. Mr. Dullard said that in all national cam paigm Vermont had always voted right, lu loliU Vermont voted for (Abraham Lincoln and all that b rvpresoutel. In 1888 It wat Voriuont that pointed tho wuy to Harrison and to victory. Judge Powers' nomination was ratified by the convention in thu most euthutiattlo rammer. 1.. I. IIhkihi for Second Delegate. Hon. H. O. Bates of St. Johnsbury tald the convention had made an excellent cholo for chairman ot tha delegation, and ho be lieved that Caledonia county could furnish n good name to follow. He nominated Mr. L. I). Uazen ot bt. Johnsbury, whose nomination was seo ondod by Ollu Scott of Bnulugton ooimty, I). J, I os tor of Burlington, 11. Colburn ot Springflold, II. F. Field of Rutland, W. II. Hunt of St. Albans, J. W. Brock of Mont pellor, Senator Allen ot Addison aud Col. George W. Hooker of Brattleboro. Mr. Hazeu was heartily electod. Col. (iuur.o T, Chllda for Third Delegate. Col. A. A. Hall of Ht. Albans said that he was glad to present the name of a roan, who, trine his part In tho war, had been one of Vermont's leading citlzeus. U presented th name of Col, Geort-o T. Child in behalf of the united delegation ot Franklin county rind many friends throughout the State. lix-Gov. Woodbury of Burlington, II. C. Ido of St. Johnsbury, W. II. Parker of Cambridge: and others seconded Col. Child's nomination, which received the unanimous endorsement ot the oouvention, Gen. KlngsUy, Col. M. S. Colburn, S. A. Andrews of Vorgannes, Mr. Watson ot Orange oouuty nnd others. Col, Woodbury called attention to tho fact that altsrnates bad not baen elected. Col, I'. Jl. Smith for Tonrtli Delegate, Principal J. A. DBor presented the nam of Col. F. K. Smith for fourth dele gate. Ha paid a glowlnj tribute to Col. Bmith as a citlxen and as a member of th republican party. He thought that the oharaoter of the delegation would not b Inferior to that ot any preceding. Col. Smith's nomination wet endorsed bv Walter A. Weed ot Shelburne, Hugh Henry of Chester and others and he was electod unani mously. Chairman Wilds read a telegram from the Vermont association of Minnesota Baying that headquarters had been secured for tho Vermont delegation aud visitors. On motion of Mr. Bird, Col. A. A. Fletoher ot Uiddlebury was elected alter nate for Congressman Powers. Mr. Theophllus Grout nominated Nathan Hobson ot Brighton for alternate to L. D. Hazcn and he was elected. Mr. A. E. Barber of Arlington presented the name of Hon. Jefferson R, Judson ot Arlington for third alternate nnd tho nomi nation wat seconded by E. P. Gllson, and Mr. Austin of franklin county and he was elected. After k pause tho name of Hon. O. B. Boy en of Uarro, was preseuted for fourth dologate by Mr. Smiley ot Montpolier. Col. Hooker announced that all who want- ad to attend tbcMinneapolis convontion could secure sleeping car accommodations by ap plying to him. The special train would leave St. Albans Thursday, Juno !i, and ar rive ill Minneapolis la time tor service Sun day morning. Laughter. Major Grout reported in behalf of th aomuiittes on resolutions the following riatforui. irewti-rd, That wo recognize in the well. Know n prinolplct that havo iruldodthe repub llcun partr lu Its illustrious career, a safe una of action for the government of its future poll cr. llesohid. That the republicans ot Vermont regard protection for American industries, an honest dollar unit an honest ballot, tue leading ounsiaeiuiiuns aoserviUh; continued and our net nutnral endor-ement, lUMtlved, That we uudorse the admlnistra. tiou of l'rosldent HnrrNon as mire, orores she and on thu traitment of foreign (tuubtione uroauiy anu courageuusiy American. Congressman Iteed's Hpraoli. Congressman Thomas B. Roed was then Introduced and he received a portsct ova tiou. Mr. Reed spoku substantially as fol lows: My fellow citizens, I bav not come here to porform a duty. I hart come hero to enjoy a pleasure. It is a great comfort as well a great honor, to stand in the presence of those who havo always bcon righteous. I feel as it I was surrounded by a century of good deeds. I rejoico ever in tha one little sin which this Stato hni committed in a far gone ugo ot having foisted upon a long roll ot g.iod mon, oiiu democratic governor, But for that you might have b;en trans lated, and while you would huve undoubted ly auornea tne clear upper air with a nuw constellation, you would have doprlvod the republican party of four electoral votes nnd a uhlning example to be kept up in porpctu Ity. I suppose that here in this, place, whero there uio no democrats, 1 may freely ox press tny opinion about the democratic party without foar of giving offonce to any body. You miut not undurstand that 1 mean to be harsh. 1 bulieve that a demo rrnt ib a domocrat because ho can't help it, it is part ot his mnke-up, his congenital characteristic, lie was boru that way or l.j would uot be tunt wuy. It is a matter for sudnesi. iLmighter.J The domociati party is a party reiuurkable for iti powers or vooiieratlon. It can say more thin and Hud out after thoy aro said that they uru not so, than any party that was over invented sluce tho pyramids were built. Thoy can produce more cry end loss wool per sheep than any flock that over fud upon tho rocky hills of Vermont or tho swu'.lm; plaius ot Austiall.i. Just think for t moment and recall that miscellaneous col lection of urgumeuts which they have us'i I for the last Si years. Jmt call to mind oil tho aisdrtion3 wnich they havo made durltii that same period, which havo turned out lu bo fnlte, and you havo u picture of tho dem ocratic party, made by itself, which would make ouo ot them shudder if he were hero preseut to hear them repeated. During the last li yours, toll mo what urciuuuut has bocn used by tho dumcciatic parly or what assertiou of fnct has been mado by that party which Is to-duy alive and believed in. This is a curious world. Tne world when it look ahead says, I vaut certain things done, and when It Is doue, just at likely as not too worid is agiiait at what bus hap pened and wants to turn around and look at it and be what has boru done. After it great event tue world it very upt to want it vacation. At'tor the republican party has done the supremo thiugs there is always a reaction. The people of the United States want breathiug spells, they want a vacation to turn aud look nt things, and they usually put the deujucrr.tlo party in possession of th House of Repreisutntives. Lauhtorj, Boausj thoy are absolutely certain Ihut nothing will buppm during that time. Grett laughter aud applause. Why, th demoorauy urn incapable of carrying out the wrong things which they promised to do, which is a remarkable oiruumstauce. We have a Houso of Representatives wbioh Is three to ouo democratic. Tuvre are thro of them to one of us aud thoy can not do it for the same reason that 1 gave you booaus they are democrats. It is because of their strange make. up. They don't know bow to do so nothing. All over this country outside of Now England the democrutio party has been promising tho people ot this country that they should havo free coinage of America u silver. I reinonibor perfectly well tba scone wbioh took place In tho IIouso ot Represent atives ot the 51st Congress whan tha demo cratic leaders tumbled over each other In their anxiety to be put on rooordas a friend of tho tree colnago of silver. Tho man thoy elected speaker shouted it aloud, tha man thoy didn't elot speaker shouted It aloud, and all tho men that they put In prominent places proclaimed themselves In favor ot it, and anuouucod that the democratic party was determined to give to tho pcoplo of this country free coiuage ot sliver. Others might stand by the wioked monopolists, but tho domocratio party was the friend ot the poor mau, aud would enable him, so bolp heaven, to pay off his debts for 70 ceuts on a dollar 1 Prolonged laughter aud they got possession of the House of Representatives. Three to ouo. Tbroa to one. And there were two to one, Including republicans eitalust It, In favor ol the free goioiao Of sliver, aud they didn't dnro to do It They absolutely wero unabl to enrrv their own belief in favor ot any positive measure, no matter how strongly they believed lu it themselves. Why it this? They wero to afraid that they would do something to Injure their conttet next time that they did uot dare to do what they bad proclaimed to bo righteousnsis, at th very top of thair voices. I will tell you whnt the remedy la for tba silver craz. The route ly is not defeat ing n silver bill f it Is rendering this coun try so prosperous that men will never think of any expedients for uuslug up upon thcin- solvos. 1 tell you it It only a siok man that hunts for patent medicine. Laughter. It is only r.'licn this country has disa.star, it Is only when this country lo prostrated, when ther are few crops, that it wante tho deiuocrntio party or any ot its perforances. Thoreloie, 1 believed in working might and main to dofeat the freo coinage ot silver, so that the oonntry might go on and pros per, for 1 know that when thW country is prosperous and healthy and sound it it re publican to the backbone. Applause. I told you that these men wero mighty in voolftrations. Can .you tell me n domo entile idea to-day outside of tho turlff that Is tno yiars old. What has become of that tremendous crop of statements with wnich this country wna flooded in 1800 f What has become of all the stories they told about tho McKinley bill. Every ono of thorn dead, dead at Julius Civsar. No democratic false hood ever approaches to have ntar enough remtamblunce to truth to last two years. But I never realized until that election of lS'JO bow immenm tho power of falsehood was. I never realized until then how great a mistake it ii for a righteous man to de pend upon righteousness alone. What be wants in addition to righteousness is a certain activity. Tho gospel of the Lord is to b preached, the gcspel ot tho devil seems to preuch Itpclf. Laughter. Why, so thoroughly did thoy manage to fuol this country with the idaa that thu Mc Kinley bill would send every price in the world up Into tho atmo-pnoro that I was told not long ago of a good woman, who in order to be absolutely sure uot to have her household expense ruined by thu McKinley bill, that she s lor ml away three barrels of white sugar for fear it would go up. Laughter. I reiuombsr riding years ago, when the bicyclu first came into ue, nud by and by 1 came across a fellow ou a bicycle uud tbo liorso began to teeter up aud down and In a manner that was unpleasant to mo, baing naturally timid, Laughter but the fellow that was on the bicycls hud send'', uud he got off of bis bicycle, and the horse began to trot iu regular fashion and all was right. Now, you see that horse understood a wheel nud be understood a man, but he had not got the combination. Laughter. That is just tho way with the democratic party, whenever a new idia Is Introduced, it begins to teeter up and Io-.mi and it utters vociferous cries, but by nnd by, just as bursas have learned about bu-yoles and the man and tho combination, il just that way the democratic party begins to quiet down. They boln to say that it is not so fearful as we were talking about It, lail election. The republican party is not only progres sive but it is bciiBitly eouservative also. It Is progressiva lu that it believes that tha world ib not jot finished. It is couborvatlvo in that it tuttis no stop forw lrd without kuon-lns; whut 'lint ktep moans, only niter full cousuiation with thu peop,. i., unrthing done, for the repuulican party believes in tho avorago sense of the people of tho United State. It Is conservative because it ronre- which has been dignified by ceuturios us tho wisest sonee, namely, the good old common sense. That is the faith ot tho ropublicau party. It docs not talk to you about Thorn is Jetlersou or Andrew Jackson of dead pa triots. It talks to you about tho living presout ami tuu splendore ot a glorious fu ture. Mr. Reed's speech was frequently Inter spersod with laughter and applau.'o and it nns a fitting close to the btate convention. ThE DISTIxlCT CONVENTION. Ilnn. K. I George and Aetna llrowu lect oil Delegate- from thn Senond District, It was nearly 2:,10 p. tu. when the second district convontion was called to order by uiininuan uuisols or tun autrlot committee. After th rjading of the oall by Secretary Ira btiuttuck, .Mr. Uuliois announced Hon. J. L. Martin in teaiporary chulrinnn. Ar thur Ropes as socrctary and A. W. Emor son of Bellows Falls us assistant necrotarv, On motion of Major Jcsiah Grout ot Derby tuu temporary oi'tfauliaiiou was made per mauaut organiZHtion. lhe name of Hon. Adna Brown of Spi iuglleld, was presentod by Gilbert A. Davis of Indsor, for dUtriot delegate. Tho nomination was seconded by State's Attorney Hltt ot Brattleboro, A. F. Mich ols of St. JohnsLu-y, II, A. Huse of Mout- pollor, and Mr. uronn was elected, Lx-Gnvernor Farnham named Hon. E 1'. George of N est ralrleo, ns second delo gate to Minneapolis. Tho nomination was seconded by Alexander Duunett of St. Johnsbury and Norman Paul of Woodstock and ha was olecled. Col. U. J. Kimball of West Randolph nnd A. u. newui ot rouuney wore elected at terimtes. Un motion of Col. h, . Hooker, the resolutions ot tht Stutu convontion wore adopted as the resolutions of th district conveution. The convention thu ad journed. aecond District Ciiiirrsaiai, It was announced that the convention for the nomination of congressman from the second district would bo hold at Montpolier, juno hi, in uay ueiore tuu otate conven tion at Burlington. MR. REED SPEAKS AGAIN. An Abt ENinltln of llopiihllenu Prin ciples by tllo DUtln.ulnlieU tttnt-suiMn. Montpcuek, April 13.- Long before B:30 o'olock, the hour appointed for Mr. Head's sooond'tpseob, the opera Lous wat filled with an audience anxious to hear the orator ot th day. The baud played tome iuspirlng strains, but the entrunoe of Mr. Reed and ox-Gov. Dillingham was the sig nal tor a demonstration which entirely drowned tha music aud th ex-speaker was compelled to bow his acknowledgments. tx-Gov. IMlliugbam said that Mr. Roed had been prevailed upon to speak for the second time during the day to that Uie ludica and boyt could have an opportunity to hear him. At Gov. Dllllugbsui Intro duced the distinguished statosmtn there was prolonged applauso, Mr. Rued tald that evory onoe in a while tbero It a disposition to ltt only lh btit people govern, Ha did not believe in that doctrine, but thought th average In goodnoss nnd intelllgonoe wat rather what we ought to aim for. It is all right for the best to go iu and help bring up the average, but n government whloh exactly reflects tho condition ot the people Is what wa waut. One reason why ha be lieved In protoctlon wat because the aver age tens of mankind It in favor ot it. Ho knew that many of our most intollectual people wer in favor of free trado, Many bad wrltton books to this effeot. Ho had lived to tee iu this year 1802 every country except Oront Britain, and som of her col onies bad repudiated her doctrine, In favor ot protaotion. This hue coma about in spite of all the bookt on froe trade that have beeu written. Evory country demands promo tion for home industries. The professors, with all tholr brtghtnoss und smortn, can sua only a little distauca, whereas thu grout common people sou furthor. Thero is n dlUronee between theory and practlco. Theory Includes all things wo can think of; practice includos all tho things thro are. Free trade may be all right In theory. It sound well and some puoplo say lot things take their own course. But it isn't always best to lot things alone. Continuing, Mr. Reod said: "When 1 look around me and see all that bat oome to ibis country since your rovored senator In 1804 framed hii tariff act I am satisfied with the record of the ropubllcan party." Mr. Reed then alludod to the wonderful growth of this country and drew pictures to show our maguiflcont resources. We are gains on to improve these resources iu spite of tho democratic party. Referring to the city of otarvlng laboring mm, Mr. Beeu said he had yet to Uud one except as pictured in the balls of Congress by some democratic orator. Tha demo crats aro orylng for tho young men; but by Bhould w let tho party havo them ? They ought uot to bo killed yet. The tariff does not create brains but it creates new Industries and thoretore makes the amount of woges earned greater. Mr. Reed raid ou this subjoct: "I beliuvo that wagesare 50 per ceut higbor to-day than thoy were iu 1800. Isn't It a fact that every thins you buy coitj you 23 per cent less than it did in 1S00 ? Havo not the comforts ot life been trebled in th past 82 yeirs i Now these things have not bean brought about except by continued stirring up of tho people and constant oloc tious. Now what havo the democrats liwn doing? Tearing down the good work repub licans have done. Lower prices come from now inventions and economy ot iiiamitao- ture, iu spite of any tariff that may be im posed. At first the price may bo a little higher, but In a short time the United Slates is geared on to the rest ot tho world. and the competition of CO, 000,000 people In this country with tho people of other coun tries brings down pricos. Iu this way wo utilize tho braius of the whole world. There is ono good thing about you Vurmonters. Your principles are all right and you need only to be strengthened and fed. Meetings of this sort are noe ed only to got out the republloan voters, one thing more, Vermont republicans must get out a big voto this year. Do with your might what you be lieve to be right and all will be well." FIRST DISTRICT CONVENTION. A I.nri;e Gntlierlut; of RHtitihllcnui A - rwaily ou Uuu.1 Candidates JJtMtllu itLTi.Ano, April 1.1. I no Hotels are crowdud to night with delegates to the first district convention to-morrow. The candi- lalfs for delegates to Minneapolis, r.ra con- splcuoui. and, with their ablo iioutoiinnts, aro trying to becuro votes, nnd it is rumored that botuo combinations huve been uearlv effected, but indications are nuw that thure will be quite a contest for second dalejat Perhaps . R. Pajo of Rutland ba. tho best chance at present of beiux elected. It is uudarstood that AddUou county will sup port him, aud in turn expect to receive the votes of tho Rutland county delegation for thttir candidate, Col. A. A. Fletcher of Middlebury. Col. Fletcher, howave, will oe handicapped somewhat us ho lim not tho unanimous btmport of Addisou county. Chittenden county is solid for Hon. limit h Wright of Williston, while his friends aro cropping out numerously in the other counties and, judgiug from the dritt of i.eu tnneut to-ulgnt, no stands the best show ot being olectod. Ills selectlou for second dole ,tate would ba uo surprise. Hou. Nelson W, Fiske is also well backed bv little Grand Ule aud a part of Franklin aud Lamoille counties. Ho is not prossing his canvass, nor is he an agsresslvu candidate. Mr. Kisko's friends allude tu his omiueut quali fications for rjnicseutiu j tho ropubiicaiis of Vermont aud ask recognition for him on those r round 3. All factious uie five lo ad mit that, whoever of thu cnudldates are jeleoted, no mistake will be made. Tuty are all zealous republicans, worthy of up holding the high and honored position i long given the national dolegatiou from thu Green Mountain. State. Of course, there- will bo no opposition to the rouomlnutiou of Judo Fowurs for Cougress and ho will bo Wo to thank tho republicans ot the first district lor thu honor. All tho business will probably bo disposed of before a rocus is tukon for din ner, Un reassembling the delegates will listen to thi feast of reason ou tho prin ciples of tho republican party us net forth by Hon. Ihomas ii. Roed, who so elfxctuul ly put into practice in thu last Cougioss thu right ot the majority to rule. The banquet ut the Bales House in the eveulug in honor of Mr. Rood will be presided over by Col. Joyce. Tho list of toasts prepured Includes responses by ex Speaker Rood aud Congressman Powers. riuuUUn County Couit. St. Albans, April 13. Tho April term of thu Franklin County Court convened at St. Albans to-day. Present, Hon, Love lan Munsou, piesldiug judce, and Hons, S. P. Carpenter and A, D. Collins, assistant judges. Tho court was opened by Sherrill tCelley, and a prayer was offered by Raw Mr. Croft ot the Baptist church. The petit jury ware called aud luttruutod by thu oourt, after whloh tha Jury oalendar wat culled, Thar art but few oases for trial, fewes thau at any term for many years, The celebrated "dog cats" of Hoyt vs. Hammond, has been called. Thero being no causo ready for trial, the jury were exouiad until Thursday morning at i o'clock, Mure Huicarluic nt It Iciliforil. RlOBBonD, April 111, Tho six Inchei of snow which fall Saturday night has sturted up th sugar season ngaln. For several dayt previous It bod boon worm and dry, uud sip would not run, wbisb was a serious loss to the sugar makers. Ploughing has Ixen (rivoa up tor H lew days and sleighing TUE MKTH0DIST CLERGY PROCEEDINGS OF THE VERMONT AND TROY CONFERENCES. OMoers Chosnn b Itnlli llodlos Reports or hii Extremely Fuvorobl Character Adi1rMes by I'romlnnnt Doctors of Di vinity Work of tho Gnnernl Uoolc Cou enrn. Mo.NrpnLlKlt, April 12. Tho semi-annual examination ot cl"s, in connection with the Vermuut conference, begau at 10 a m. to-day lu Trinity church vestry. Tho candidate nro: Fourtii year, or finishing, George O. Howe, Waltsfield, E. E. Rey nolds, Ludlow, F. H, Whitman, South Royaltan, Albort Gregory, Newport Centro, D. C. Thatcher, Linden, Mass; Third year, W. E. Allen, Crattabury, W. C. Johnson, Iraibiirgb, R. T, C, MclConzie, Wilmington; Second your. R. J. Chrystio, Glover, C, M. Stebbins. Fletcher. W. H. Atkinson, Ms- chanlcsville; First year, H. ii. MoLaughlln, West Falrleo, U. K. Sargtiiit, Prootorsvlllo. Candidates for ndmiselou on trial are: S. Van De Carr, Waitt Rlvsr, J. L. WosUy, Canaan, G. A. Armstrong, Guildhall. It Is ostimated that about one-half tho pastors and tholr wivos who will attend tho conference aro quartered iu town to-night. Th uoufarence ttrmoii is being delivered this evo.iing by Rev. H. A. Bushuell ot Cambridge. Despatches received to-day anuounce that Bishop Cvrus D. Foss Is siok uud cannot come to preside ut this 4Sth annual confer ence, but that Bishop E. G. Andrews of Now ork, who was bora eight years ago, Is emirs'. Mn:.TPEt.lEB, April 13. Tho conference prayer mooting at a:M a. m. was loa try Rev. W. R. Putt or. At o'clock began tho oponlug sesbion of tho 4tJth annual confer ence. The oacrament ot th9 Lord s suppur was conducted by Hit. Richard Morgan, pruyor by llov. Ji. G. Andrews, who pre sided. Tuo roll call was answsred by CO ministers. Tho officers of the conference as elected, aro: Richard Jlorguu, secretary; and u. L. Story and George E. Smith, asslstonts; F. H , Leis, statistical Bscrutary; Vt . 1, Todds, G. O. Hows aud W. S. Smlthorj, assistants; L. L. lineman, treasurer; E. E. Reynolds, C. F.JrarlriJge, F. U. Hamb Un and L. O. Shorburii, usistauts. A bar wa fixed. A report was read from the GenernlBook Concern, showiug large aud very gratifying rosults. These standing committees were nppoiut- edi Seards, A. L. Coopor, H. A. Bush- noil. R. L. Brae.), P. t.N Grauger. Education W. S. Kmlthtrs, Church Ta bor, N. W. Wilder, A. II. Wobb. Sunday schools L. U. Sherburne, J. W Farrow, A. G. Austiu, A. J. lloub. Church oxtens.cn U. M. 'Jurl, E. E. Reynold., F. W. Hambliti, G. H. Wright. FreoJraen's Aid aud Southern Aid bocioty W. A. Bryuut, H. F". Royuolds, A. Gregory, W, E. Doueluss. Tomtiorauce C. P. Taplin, G. L. Story, C. S. Hurlbrt, W. H. Atkinson. 'lruct caiioa A. Ii. Knright, J. MoDon ald, F. D. Handy, G. O. Homo. Bible cause W. S. Jeune, H. K. Forrest, W. H. 1ight, S. S. Brifihnni. Missions The presiding ol)"r. Memoirs O. D. C.upp, G. A. Emory, W. C. Robinson, A. L. Cioper. To nominate aunlvorsory .pjnkers Tho chairman of tho several benevolent com mittees. On missionary societies W. N. Robert3, J. H. Wullace, T. Treviliian, H. G. Mc Giaulliu. On conference relations W. D. Malcom, II. W. Wortnen, H. V. Forrest, J, A. Sherburne. On church literature V. W. Wilder, L. P. Tucktr, R. L. Nauton, E. Snow. On church records R. L. Bruce, P. N. Graagor, W. S. Sniithers, S. S. Brlglmm, Ou resolutions W. R. Davenport, J. T. Baxjndals, H. W. Worthnn, W. I. Tdd. Pastoral address R. L. Bruce, F. W. Ha.nblm, W. E. A Ua, J. Thurston. Public worship A. B, Truax, A. J. Hough, Tbo following list of preachers wore c&llod and many responded with appropriate rs inaiks: Supernumerary, W. H. Dean, U. F. Reynolds (thuro wa; considerable discus sion ns to nhothor or not Mr. Reynolds should be continued mi ler this head, be cause ol his boln orisldentof nnd workius for tue Wrinont Holinesn ussoo ation, th ' matter being laid ou tuo table), w, M. Glllis, A. 11. Honsiugor, L'. S. Morse, J. W. Guernsey, C, P. Flouders, J. Lttth, J. A. Sberburua, G. L. Wells, Ianc Mo Ann, J. S. Tuppor (Mr. Tuppor was trans ferred to oONsctive list), H, A. Webstur (.Mr. Webster was transferred to location). S. B. I Currier, L. L. Beeman, W. S. Junne, Church Tabor. Superanuatcd W. R. Puffer, A. M. ' Wheeler, Ira Board, a charter membor of the contereuee and present, Petar Morrill, Jo.epli Enrlrflit, J. W. Usmls, W. J. Kid der (Mr. Klddor said he was S2 next Tues day, had belouged to tho conference 61 years, boinuiii'; in Now Hampshire, and bu and lru beard ere tho only two living charter members of the Vermont conference), W. U. Hyde, Deunis Wolls, Hubbard East- matt, Alonzo llituhcook, Aut.n bcritmer. The coaforenoo was author. lo. I to draw !)G!) from the General Book fuud. Tba couferenou was asked to raltu $11150 for the Freedinen'i Aid aud Southorn Edu cation society. A resolution was uuaniniously adopted protesting ngulnst tha running of n Sunday trniu over the Moutpelior and Wells River railroad to and from tbo conference sessions as adtertlsod, Mr. Weed, publisher of Zlon's Herald, spoke of the success of that paper and pre sented u check thurefrom to the I'reedmen's Aid society of this conference. Thu unniversary of tha Temperance so ciety occupied nearly all the aftsrnoeu, Rev. C. P. Tnpllu ot PUinlleld presiding. Rev, R. L. Bruce of Springflold gave a very in terebtlng talk ou tho "oostof th liquor tralllo," showing the waste caused by it, and the good that oould be doue with th money used each year in the trattlo. W. U. Atkinson believed each charge should hold a monthly puubllo tempererauce roeatmg, and by all means work agalast licensing. ller. C. P. Taplia spoke of th great pol itical parties and tbelr issue a. connected with alcohol, tobacco and opium, the three destroying augels umong tba people, He Berad to favor woman's rights somswbat, and believed if tba women oonld go to the polls uud to to, tho liquor trade wonld toon bo abolished, At 7:30 p. iu, was tbo ana vcrsary of tba Freedmen's Aid and Southern Education tecltty and an address was given by Rev. Dr. Aokorman, dean ot tha U. S. Grant university In Tennessee. THE TRJY CONFERENCe. I'rlnalitnl Unnlnoss Trninncted at riattts burgh the Opening DT, I'LATTfiiiurton, April 11). Tho confer ence opened with Bishop Randolph S. Fos ter la th chair. Th opening prayer was by Roy. Samuel Merodlth. The sacrament of the Lord's tuppor was administered by tho bishop and presiding eldors, and ths bishop than addressed tbo conference. Ther aro but 11 Mothodlst ministers In the world longei in oifectlvo work than Bishop Fostor 53 yours. Roll cull by 8crcUry Coleman showed 137 pi stent. J. II. Coleman was eleetid secretary, Yr, W. Cor and Edwin George, assistants; J. Zwoifel, statistical secretary, and J. J. Noe, troasuror. The ttonding committees were then appointed, and a committee on Industrial rsform was oroatod, The report of prulding Elder Eaton ol tho Albany district showed a healthy growth. Tho report of prodding Eldur VV ebstor, oc Burlington, showed growth and o new ohurcho dedicated at Brldport, ono at Balooi, one nearly complatod at Mlddlobury aud ouo at West Rutland begnu. An invitation to visit tho Normal tchcol was extended to tho conference. Dr. Homer Eaton ot Now York presented the roport from tho BookC oncorn showing on appro) riation to the Troy oonf orenco of Tho rrofits ot tho Book Concern last year warn over $300,000 those of tha Now York hou?o for the quadrenniuin wero ware over VJ0,0OO. During the last 10 years tho sales of books had equalled thosa of the 70 provious. Tho roport ot Presiding Elder Barrett of tho Pittsburgh district, ehowod growth in all linej, a new church at Willsboro and ex tonsivo repairs in sovtral places. Ho plead for aero system in church finance. The election of delegates to tho yeneral ccnfs-reuco wm mRdo tho order for Friday nt 10 a. m. Tho vote oa the quostion of women as lay delegates was ruida the order for ThursJay at 10 a. m. At the anniversary of tho Educational society Scripture was read by J. W. Thomp son, D. D., and prayer was offered by W. M. Brudage, Ph. D. Dr. Raymond ot Wes lcyan university, having missed connection! Rav. Dr. Sawyer of Pittsfiuld, Mass., mad the addross of the evening. Bishop Foster followed with a very Interesting address. TVishliiutoii I onntr Court. MoNTfELiEit, April C. In County Court the case of Stuto vs. Charles Wade, keepine house ot ill fnmo In Berlin, was given to jury this foreuoou. The jury cams in dur ing latter part of afternoon for further in structions, and returned. Tho caso of Btat( vs. William Miller was Ksgun this often noon, John Ullnnoy pleuded guilty to keep log a nulsauce and keeping !iquor3 with 1m tont to soil. Tim Lynch ploaded guilty u kieping liquor with intent to sell. Georga Whoeler pleaded guilty to keeping nulsauca aud to kueping liquor with Intent to eell. MONTPmLirjli, April 8. Tho jury in th case of Stato vs. Charle? Wade, house of ill-fame, disagreed and were dlich.rged, but tho ca;e is to bo tried over again this term with a new pcuel. Tuo jury in the liquor easy ot Stato vs. William Millar are still out. Thero are now SI cases on tho criminal cases on the docket to be disposed of. MoNTPELtcrt, April 10. The jury In th liquor caio of Stato v. Wiliium Miller dis agreed, und it is possible tho case muy bs tried again this torm with a now panel. Iu ths case of Stato v. Georgo Wade, keeping liquor nuisance, tho verdict given was not guilty. The ca of State v. Wlllette, lar ceny, was tuken up Saturday morning. At noon a rec?ss was doclarod until 2 o'clock Monday nftsrnojn. MovTftiLiiZit, April 12. In County Court to-day, caso of Stnta vs. John O'Grady, tried ou information filed by State's At tornoy Stanton, founded on search mado last mouth, jury brought a vsrdla: of gull tv, and J, A. Locklin wont security for ijloO bail. State vs. H. E. Bliss, Felling, is now ou trial, State has rested, and thero Is to bo a session this evoning to hear defense. In caso of State vs. Thomas Willett, lar ony of n hummer at Barro, in which jury last night brought vordlot of guilty of potty larceny, respondent was sentenced to pay $'.'0 and cos to Withiu 'ii hours or take tho alternate of three days hard lubor in House of Correction for e ery dollar of fine aud cost. Tho bonds of William Miller wero ralnd from $!00 to $000, Thirty foreiu born rttlzsns from Barr havo been bofore court for their first natual izution papers. In tho absauce of Court Reporter Minims to-day Mrs. F. L. Laird filled thu position. Mo.N'TI'BMErt, April 18. Tha caso of Jtho State vt. U. E. Bliss, bulling liquor, wai given to tbo jury this at'urnoou, uud thoy came In about 3 p. tn,, with a verdict ol guilty. Respondent furnished $300 Douds. Tu jury In the case ot tho Stat vt. Fred Stevens wero out about one half hour, and returuod a verdict of not guilty. Vvrinuut Piniinuri, W vsuiNCTOX, April C Tho fcllowln( Vermonters have been granted pjnsionsi Original, Alpheus I Graves, George L. Twitchell, Albert Willard; erigineu, wid. osts, etc., Sarah A. French. WASltlMJTO.v, April 7. The following Vermonters have been granted panslonsi Original, Lualan Parker, John K. Snail; increase, L. P. Puller, Amos E. Nichols, Ransom Hull, . J. Rogexs, Franklin Whit; original, widows, etc., Eupheull Saxby. Wxiltl-sciiox, April 10. Pantlons bar beou granted to tha followla: Vermontertl Additional, Robrrt i ay lor; ralssue, Morrlt M. Goodwin; original, Rbedoiphut T. Eut man, Andre!- J. Oaaruy; lnuraia, A. If. Reed, Oeortfr 6. Chapman, Gaarge Flanders, Robert McGregor, John W. Pitridge, Joseph Fonda; original, widows, eto., Mary J. Millar, Lncretia I. Klssell, Lizzie M. Spnuldiug, William Ward (fath er). Washington, April 10. The following Vermonteri have been granted pentlont I Original, Warron Earls, Harrison W. Smith, John Ballard, Benjamin Adnata; additional, Janus G, Bryant) inoreasr, Das tar Wait, J. J, Roados; original, widows, etc., Angelina Lucas, WxSUtNGtos, April 18. Pensions bav been granted to the following Vermonter.; Increase, Freeman Oauthar, Augustas Ir Brveti, Stephen D. Rotxrti,