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THE NAME AND LIFE
OF THE NEXT VICE PRESIDENT WILL BE FOUND IN FRIDAY'S GLOBE! VOL. X. A TUMULT OF JOY Enraptured Throngs Proclaim Their Appreciation of the President. His Record and Merits Voiced by a Multitude of Tongues. The Wild Enthusiasm That Mention of His Name Provoked. Minnesota's Delegation Is Rent in Twain by Inter necine Strife. The Trend of Ames' Aspir; tions Is Toward the State House. Gubernatorial Honors Are What He Wants and Will Fight For. Doran's Friends Say That He Will Do the Right Thing-, Referring, of Course, to the Parceling Out of Pat ronage. Abe Boynton Will Succeed Day as National Com mitteeman. The Tariff Plank in the Plat form Will Please the Northwest. _ppclnl to the Globe. St. Louis, June C— The first act of the great convention is ov„* and to the uttermost ends of the country the word has gone out that drover Cleveland is called by the unanimous voice of his party to lead it to victory and a second term. This will be known, but no cold type can tell the story of to-day's ses sion. Description fails when it comes to the task of reproducing that grand spontaneous outburst of enthusiasm, thai great and joyous demonstration of love and approval and confidence, which has never had a parallel in this country's political history. Not even at Cincinnati In 1880, when Kelly and Fellows clapped hands over the nomination of Hancock was there so much of that whole-souled deep-seated enthusiasm that will make to-day's convention memorable forever. It was a gladness without alloy. It was not reached after a wild and bitter fight w it wounds, but half-seared over. Mingled with that unclouded and rap- I turous demonstration was not one thought of bitterness, not one drop of envy, and ('rover Cleveland received an ovation the like of which the world sel dom sees. Tears stood on the cheeks of the veterans like Dougherty and Hensel, and when the gallant and chivalrous tribute was paid to "AMERICA'S UNCROWNED QUEEN," more than one stout voice was troubled with a suspicion of something like a nob rising in the throat. The pen of a Scott could never convey to the world an adequate idea of that great moment, and the ir>,ooo people who participated In it underwent an experience a life time of incident could not obliterate. When the convention was called to order about 11 o'clock the committee on resolutions had reached no conclusion, and it was a matter of grave doubt whether the nominations would be reached. There was the usual pre liminary work and the installation Dl the prominent officers, all of which is Sufficiently well told in the regular re port. Gen. Collins is not the presiding officer that White showed himself. His address was all that was expected, but his voice is not over strong, and was in adequate to the task of penetrating that great hall. The demonstration by Mas sachusetts when he was escorted to the platform.was a gratifying evidence of his local popularity. Tim Campbell, of' New York, was a very conspicuous figure in the earlier hours. His fight to set before the convention a resolution of which no one knew the tenor was a skillful one, and when it turned out to be a message of sympathy to Gen. Sheri dan the applause repaid the heroic Effort. Another incident was the recep tion of Mrs. Merriweather, of St. Louis, representing the women suffra gists. She was gallantly received, but her little thin voice did not go beyond the platform and no one was any wiser man when she began. The effort to take a recess until the platform was prepared was vigorous but unsuccess ful, and the great event of the day came on. The call of states for nomi v nations began and Alabama gave way to New York for that honor. The crowd In the aisle opened and the famil iar form of Daniel Dougherty appeared, a cheer of exultation swept over the hall, and the knowledge that so distin guished an orator was to present the name of the next president was received With every expression of delight. The noble and dignified face of the distin guished New Yorker was inspired with the force of the occasion, and he walked down the aisle to Ihe platform with an air that recalled the old Grecian swayers_of des tiny. When the eloquence of Demos thenes fired the hearts of the peninsula as he stood upon the platform and sur veyed the throng, the bustle and mur mur subsided and the most perfect calm , (succeeded. He looked over the assem * blage, his clear cut features recalled the fact that in congress were the na tion's guides in ante-bellum days, and When he spoke, the smoothly flowing numbers rolled out upon the calm of the convention like the notes of a deep bell. IT WAS INSPIRED ORATORY; it was a sublime effort. The reader of his address will get about as much idea of its effects as one would of the raptur ous melody and the soulful harmony of one of Liszt's compositions by reading the notes. The convention could not simply applaud or cheer. It arose and greeted him with a salvo of approbation as he paused that made the girders tremble. But it was reserving its force for the su preme moment. Just as he was resting himself for the grand climax it came as he ended with the mention of the name of ("rover Cleveland, and the ef fect was magical. From a sea of per fect placidity the hall was changed, and in an instant was an ocean roused to the utmost pitch ' of ex cited enthusiasm. It was one confusing and inspiring scene of cheering, waving of hankerchiefs, fans and flags that were tossed aloft, banners and flags torn from the walls and wildly flung in the air, while the en tire audience rose with one impulse and greeted the name of the next president. Not an instant did the cheering cease, and for twenty-three minutes without break or lapse the vocal salute rang out. The cheer from the North min gled with the roar from the West, while above both rose the piercing cry that was recognized at once as the so-called rebel veil. In the midst of the exciting scene occurred a thrilling inci dent. Over one entire end of the hall is a picture of the capitol at Wash ington. At this moment the door of the building opened, and there just below the dome a heroic, picture of Cleveland appeared to stim ulate the fervid cheering. The standard of New York was raised high, and those of other states rushed in to group about it. Four bands poured out simulta neously the straisof "Hail to the Chief," but not a note was audible. The music was as utterly lost in that MIGHT. BUSH OF CHEERS as would be the sweet notes of. a flute in the deep diapason of the storm. On the back of the platform was a bust of Cleveland, on the head of which an enthusiast laid a wreath of smilax. . An other immediately threw a bandana over the shoulders of an excited Gray partisan, who pulled it off and placed a Gray hat on his head. This was too much for the other, and with a vigorous blow of 'his cane he split the hat and sent it flying away, while the neighbor ing crowd cheered. Perched immedi ately under the portrait of Cleveland sat a man wearing a Mississippi badge, and every two seconds amid the din there issued from the throat of this man a piercing yell that roared out and above the cheers so loud, so shrill and so deafening that it made those near hold their ears. Imported and turned loose on the bleaching boards at a Twin City ball game that would make an umpire wild and weary. But everything has an end, and Anally order was restored. But there seemed something lacking. There was a feeling of something wanting. No one knew what it was until J. C. McKenzie, of Kentucky, brought it out. ln seconding the nomination he said there was only one Democrat in the length and breadth of this land who was more loved than Mr. Cleve land. The convention was startled. But the next word explained it. It was the queenly woman he had made his wife. Then the cheering was renewed and the great scene of a moment before re peated, the ladies more than adding their quota. The remainder of the session after the renomination was marked by but one inci dent, which deserves explanation. New York and Pennsylvania had cau cused and agreed that a night session should be held and a vice president nominated. It was announced that the platform would not be ready, but that mattered not. Roswell Flower and Walter U. Hensel urged a resolution to take a recess until 8 o'clock, which was opposed by D. W. Voorhees on the ground that it was discourtesy to proceed further until the platform was finished. Voorhees' attitude was regarded by many as a movement in the interest of Gray, and the Thurman people seemed determined to railroad his nomination through. Finally Massachusetts joined in pro testing against the 8 o'clock session, and it was represented that if Thurman should be nominated to-night many dele gates would rush off home, platform or no platform. Still the resolution would have carried had not Gov. White, of California, added his voice. His po sition on Thurman was undoubted, and when he agreed to adjourn till to-mor row the convention turned with him, and the body adjourned. POPULAR WITH THE CLANS. The Minnesota Contingent Is En joying Itself Hugely. Special to the Globe. St. Louis, Mo., June The Minne sota contingent is enjoying itself very heartily to-day. The boys are quite popular with the neighboring delega tions, and with the local entertainment committee, so their stay is one rouDd of pleasure. The convention adjourned about 2 o'clock, and as all committee work is completed.there was'nothing left the delegation but to enjoy itself. John Ludwig, who is on the committee to no tify the nominees, was proposing to take his wife on a visit to the park when a call for the committee was re ceived. So he took her there. She accompanied him every where, and was the only outsider who got in and heard the fight in which Doran came out ahead. Mayor Ames was not at the convention this morning. He thought there would be nothing but the reading of the creden tials and then a recess. He missed the greatest convention scene in history. T. T. Hudson got his name in the re ports to-day by jumping up to move the adoption of the report of the committee on credentials. The Cleveland Democ racy of Buffalo • ENTERTAINED MINNESOTA at 1 o'clock this morning, and P. B. Winston made a little speech. Claret cup was passed about, and the cooling drink became very popular. The weather is intensely warm, and much Minnesota flannel has been shed within the past two days. The remnant of the Ames vice-presidential boom seems to be :in charge of that deep throated J orator, Davy Johnson, and J. R. Shib SAINT PAUL, MINN. THURSDAY MORNING, „ JUNE .:.. 7, 1888.— TWELVE PAGES. ley. Davy makes speeches and Shib distributes tracts preparatory to entering upon his duties. M. Doran is daily escorted about by P. H. Kelly and introduced to members of the national committee. It is believed that William L. Scott, of Pennsylvania will be the chairman. The rumor cur rent here that Mayor Ludwig, of Wi nona, will be boomed by Kelly and Doran as a candidate for governor against Ames is denied by both gentle men. La. Stafford and A. A. Nagle, of Minneapolis, are here, guests of the Jockey club.and daily stoll along Grand avenue. In his address to the Saengerbund so ciety Tuesday night, Ames said: This gang can only be equaled in generosity by another that 1 know, the Harmonin, of Minneapolis, and I wish you people would come up there. I wish to God that there were more Germans in this country." A. T. Ankeny is here enjoy ing himself in a quiet kind of a way, but does not mingle very lovably with the delegation. AMES' AS RATIONS. Their Trend Now Is in the Direc tion of the Governorship — He Means Fight. Special to the ("lobe. St. Louis, Mo., June (».— Mayor Ames ever had any serious thought in connection with the vice-presidency, which is very much doubted, he has cer tainly abandoned it now. What he wants is the nomination for governor of Minnesota, and the indications are that he will make a fight that will either result in his decisive vic tory or his utter defeat. .If he wins, it means the wiping out of the power of Doran, and if he is crushed, the continuance in power of the Doran wing. Ames is indiscreet as a man can well be. He calls it frankness, but it passes the limit of candor. He is blamed by several for. the defeat of Mayor Smith, in that he allowed his ju bilant anticipations to GET THE BETTER OF HIM, and this marked the course Kelly and Doran had to pursue to win. Ames is much more communicative here than at home. He made this statement this morning to the Globe-Democrat: "If the Democratic party of Minnesota sees lit to nominate me as their standard bearer in the coming campaign, I will make a most thorough canvass for gu bernatorial honors, and I pledge the Democracy of the country that if I am nominated the state will be Democratic by from 1,200 to 1,500 ma jority. I want them no longer to con sider Minnesota among the solid Repub lican states, nor even among the doubt ful. I place it among the solid Demo cratic states of the Union. I was, in fact, elected governor of the state the last election, and had it not been for the Republican machinery, chicanery and fraud, would have been to-day the gov ernor of the commonwealth. I gave them the benefit of the doubt, however, and chose to forego the complications of a contest for the seat, preferring in stead my knowledge of the method used by them for another campaign. Tell the people of the country from the very nature of her institutions. Minne sota is naturally Democratic, and whether I am a candidate or not she will go Democratic at the coming elec tion in November. I propose to remain on the stump until we are redeemed from Republican misrule and hypocrisy. The former bosses of the Democratic par.ty in the state, who have held it un deijßepublican rule FOB THE CRUMBS WHICH FELL from the Republican table have been dethroned and stand to-day objects of pity among their foriyer admirers and worshipers. We will relegate them to a life where they can earn a living by honest industry. Hereafter Minnesota Democracy will represent the people and not the interest of bucket shops and criminal commercial industries. I have positively declined any honor at the hand of the Minnesota delegation notwithstanding I was chairman by virtue of my election, as the first delegate at large from the state, and I declined the chairmanship and all other honors at the disposal of the delegation. Commenting on this, the Globe-Demo crat says: "In order to appreciate the fight that Mayor Ames has been making the public must understand that he has had pitted against him THE DEMOCRATIC BOSSES. Kelly and Doran, who had for many years controlled the patronage of the state. The state campaigns had been reduced to a mere matter of form until two years ago. when the rank and file of the party throughout the state began to call for Ames, of Minneapolis, who had the .spring before ridden into the mayoralty of that city on the strength of his personal popularity by the majority of 5,200 votes. The mayor accepted the nomination, and, throwing down the gauntlet to the bosses who had conspired to defeat his nomination, fearing lest his personalopopularity might elect him and divide the control of the state's pat ronage, he made the liveliest Demo cratic canvass ever witnessed iv the state. DAY HAS DISAPPEARED. Gen. Abe Boynton Will Succeed Him as National Committee man. Special to the Globe. St. Louis, June 6.— The Dakota con tingent belonging to the forces of the administration is serenely happy to-day. Steele and Maguire were seated in the convention, and Bangs and Walsh have disappeared from the scene of action. M. H. Day was missed from his high seat among the national committee, and his hopes have gone to the mountains of Hipsidam. When the committee re ported this morning it created smiles by alluding to the contesting delegates as belonging to the Church faction and Day faction respectively. Steele and Maguire participated in the convention and received places on the committees. They have named Gen. Abe Boynton as the Dakota member of the national committee. THE TALL SYCAMORE. Voorhees Is Confident That He Will Kill Off the Thurman Boom, Special to the Globe. . . > St. Louis, June 6.— Dan Voorhees said this afternoon that, influences were at work which would summarily end the Thurman boom, and this, coupled with the adjournment of the convention with the adjournment of the convention in compliance with Indiana's request, gave the Gray people some little hope. Rumors were flying about to the effect that one or two doubtful states had swung into line for the Intlianian, but the Thurman following laughs this to scorn. Voorhees and Scott had a sharp time this evening and the Sycamore de manded the nomination of Gray as the one thing that would save Indiana. Scott peremptorily replied that Thur man must go on the ticket and a scheme was attempted to-night which fell flat with a disheartening thud. The Gray men offered to throw their in fluence to White, of California, if he could pull the Pacific slope into line for himself, but he re plied that he was loyal to Thurman and had been appointed tem porary chairman by the Thurman in fluence. This attempt is regarded as an admission of weakness by the ("ray men, and rumors of his withdrawal are on the streets. Considerable fine work in his behalf is going on to-night, and Voorhees is staking his political reputa tion upon his ability to knockout Thur man. - SPLIT IN TWAIN. That Is the Present Condition of Minnesota's Delegation. Special to the Globe. St. Louis, June To-night's devel opments of the construction of the plat form promise a speedy and harmonious ending of this convention at an early hour to-morrow. And in such an event the Minnesota delegation, with its ex cursion appendages, will leave for home in the evening. It will be Saturday be fore much in the way of personal in formation will be disseminated throughout Minnesota, but when it comes it will be interesting. The dele gation, while apparently harmonious and happy, is really split asunder, and the effects may be made disastrously ap parent in the fall campaign. A mem ber of the committee said to-night : "If the nomination for governor shall be at the dictation of Doran, all well and good, but if not his position as national committeeman will be a positive hin drance instead of a help. lie will dis courage the sending of aid, and the re sult may not be only to defeat the state ticket but imperil the election of the congressmen. With a national Dem ocratic administration, will Mr. Doran really care to share the distributing power of patronage with either a Dem ocratic governor or congressman, es pecially if they are not his personal friends?" But the friends of Mr. Doran are pos itive he will "DO THE RIGHT THING," to use their own language, though they admit he has declared that Ames shall not have an office outside of Hennepin county. Ames, however, is sublimely careless of this. He says he can carry the state, not only without Doran, but in 'spite of him. He was asked what he should do in the event of his getting the nomination and then having a state committee not his friends. He said, "I don't want any state central committee. It's no use anyhow. I can do it all myself. Doran, it is said, has made a bitter declaration against Winston and Ames; to the effect that they are in league against him. But this is a mistake. Winston is no man's man and will shape his course to suit himself. He has made many friends while here, and though he was against Doran in the memor able contest, he made an honorable open fight. The contest was not between Ames and Doran in any degree, but was a fight pure and simple, for Smith is against Doran. Had it been a fight for Ames, Doran would have won more easily, and had Ames been out of range, Smith would have been a sure victor. WILL SUIT THE NORTHWEST. The Tariff Plank in the Platform Is Practically Cleveland's Mes sage. Special to the Globe. St. Louis, June The platform-mak ers finished their work to-night, and though the exact language of the tariff matter will not be made public until it is read in the convention, the principles laid down were formerly announced. A hungry crowd besieged the door of the committe room at the Southern, and had the satisfaction of hearing Henry Watterson give his views. The result is in the nature of a compromise, though the Watterson stripe carry off what little victory there is in it. An effort is making to-night to create the impression that the platform is a victory against the administration, and that William L. Scott, as Cleveland's representative, was given a black eye, but this is almost ab surd in the light of the fact that Mr. Cleveland's letter is used in the interpretation of the tariff principle. The one great point in dispute was the reaffirming of the platform of 1884, which was desired by the Scott combi nation. Mr. Watterson declared this platform was ambiguous and susceptible of a dual construction and the com promise was to reaffirm the platform, eliminate the ambiguities and to de clare that Cleveland's message is the authorized interpretation of its princi ples. This really makes the message the KEYNOTE OF THE CAMPAIGN. The platform indorses the principal of the Mills bill in its effort to reduce the revenue and lighten the tax burden of the people. Of course Mr. Watterson is pleased with the result, and Senator Gorman is quoted to-night as having declared his approbation, but there is a difference of sentiment, among the lead ers as to where the victory should be located. E. C. Stringer, the Minnesota member of the committee, says the plat form will please the Northwest and em body the popular idea in that direction. _» OBITUARY. Special to the Globe. . Prescott, Wis., June The re mains of Mrs. Sealey, wife of Joseph A. Sealey, of the United States army, ar rived here .on yesterday afternoon's train from Fort Snelling. The funeral party was met at the depot by friends and relatives, who accompanied the re mains to their last resting place, the in terment taking place in Pine "Glen cemetery. Vetoed by Mayor Hewitt. New York, June 6.— Mayor Hewitt refused permission to the County Dem ocracy to fire cannon in honor of Presi dent Cleveland's nomination. WITH ONE VOICE The Democracy Calls Upon Cleveland to Lead on to Victory. Grover's Incomparable Rec ord Justifies Renomina tion by Acclamation. The State Which Has Honored Him Most Again Stands Sponsor. Hon. Dan Dougherty's Gem of Oratory Cheered to the Echo. Full Twenty-Three Minutes Devoted to Vociferous Plaudits. Such Enthusiasm Was Never Before Seen at a Similar Gathering*. Kentucky's Eloquent Tribute to Cleveland and His Queenly Wife. The Solid South Also Takes Its Turn at Lauda tion. Two Eras Contrasted by Per manent Chairman Col lins, of Boston. Cleveland's Views Upon the Tariff to be Indorsed in the Platform. .St. Louis, June The Democratic national convention to-day broke the record for the greatest display of enthu siasm ever witnessed in a similar body. For over twenty consecutive minutes, 12,000 people filled the air of the great convention hall with a volume of un dimini_hing applause comparable with nothing on earth, perhaps save the roar of the 'falls of Niagara. It was at the utterance of those words: "1 give you a name entwined with victory. I \_ nominate** Grover, Cleveland, of New York*." ' *~% *":*-*■ ' The speaker" was Daniel Dougherty, of Tammany, Hall. With head proudly erect, every fibre of his fine features quivering, every nerve of his noble fig ure tense, the magnificent-voiced orator was alternately thrilling the vast audi ence and holding them spell-bound. When at the climax . of his eloquence, he named for the first time the man who was uppermost in the thoughts of all, it was needless to utter another word. Mr. Dougherty paused for a moment to gaze over the hundreds of frantic, cheering delegates, at the even more frantic thousands of spectators beyond. High above the forest of heads was waving innumerable red bandanas. Hats and canes were being pitched into the air, while the cheering was becoming so terrific that no single enthusiast could hear his screech in the one overpowering general yell. At this moment in the mammoth picture of the capitol at Washington covering the wall far above the plat form and in plain view of the whole convention, the doors were seen to swing back and the SMILING FACE OF CLEVELAND beamed out on his admirers. Every body in the hall seemed fairly besides themselves with the excitement. The stone bust of the president near the speaker's stand was crowned with a wreath of green snatched by almost frenzied hands from among the decora tions of the platform. Long poled state banners among the delegates were being whirled wildly in the air, when suddenly the convention with a mighty shout dis covered Daniel Dougherty climbing on a chair in the middle of the New Yorkers on the floor. He was waving aloft an American flag. As if moved by a common impulse the standard bearers of the different states all passed toward the New York, each seeking to reach Dougherty's emblem with their tall staffs and toss it to the roof. At this moment the 100 American eagles or namenting the railing of the gallery were being torn off and their out stretched mimic wings, six feet from tip to tip, were flapping with the assist ance of the nearest spectators, men and women alike. In sheer __ercy to the people, Chairman Collins at length in terposed, aiid after repeated efforts di rected their attention to a tall Ken tuckian who stood beside him. This gentleman, Delegate MacKenzie, was to second* the nomination of Cleveland, and aroused the convention to are newed outburst almost at the first word by declaring there was but one Demo crat in" the country more popular than President Cleveland— THE QUEENLY WOMAN he has made his wife. Again . the con vention was in an uproar when the speaker gave a brand new title to the leader of the Republicans— the "Floren tine Mosaic ; from Maine." Mr. Mac- Kenzie moved to now suspend the rules and make the nomination of Cleveland absolutely unanimous. But everybody wished to join in seconding Cleveland, and ; everybody was given a chance. Then the thing was made one extraor dinary hurrah. .."V-'x The other many features of the day in the convention were the four-cor nered struggle • between the Thurman men, the Gray men, the tariff reformers and £ protective tariff element. The Thurman delegates were eager to have the nomination for vice president made at: once, while the enthusiasm was at fever heat. They were reinforced by the tariff reformers, who were incensed at the delay of the committee on plat form and eager to administer a rebuke." 'The Gray men were using Fabian tac OUR NEXT PRESIDENT. tics, and had able allies in the protec tionists. Roswell P. Flower, of New York, and Daniel W. Voorhees, of Indiana, were the opposing leaders, the latter being regarded as the spokesman of Gray. Though outnumbered many times over, the phalanx under Voorhees was mak ing A MOST DETERMINED FIGHT, contesting every inch in a way that threatened to develop ugly feelings. Just when things had a particularly squally » aspect, Lieut.-Gov. White, of California, in the interest of the Old Roman, poured oil on the troubled waters. The postponement asked for by Voorhees was advocated by Gov. White on broad grounds in a manner as magnanimous as it was unexpected. The adjournment was in peace. Many left the hall with dark forebod ings regarding what might take place in the platform committee before the convention reassembled, but the great majority of the delegates fell to discuss ing on the way out from the hall the ex citing details of their own proceedings. BROUGHT TO TIME. Chairman White Makes Good Use .- of Colorado's Gift. . r I St. Louis, JuneC— At precisely 10:22 a. m. Chairman White stepped up to the desk and, after looking for a moment over the mass of human beings packed in the hall, banged the desk with the. solid silver gavel, which was presented to the convention yesterday, and said: "The convention will come to order. Take your sears as rapidly as possible." After waiting a few moments, and the convention not being quite in that order which is necessary for the transaction of business, he thumped the desk again and said: "Delegations will please take their seats. The convention will come to order. The convention will be opened with prayer by Rev. J. B. Greene, of Missouri: THE INVOCATION. Rev. -Dr. Greene's Address to the Throne of Grace. St. Louis, May The invocation of Rev. Dr. Greene,in opening the conven tion, was as follows: "Oh Lord, Thou hast been our dwell ing place in all generations. Thou hast been the God and art the God of all na tions. Thou hast appointed the bounds of their habitations. Thou hast been the God of this nation, the God of our fathers, and we, their children, this morning enter into the inheritance of the blessings that Thou didst bestow upon them. We come this morning to ask Thy blessing upon this assembly; upon these men who have come up from these sister states, from all over this great republic, who have come on this important occasion, sent by their people. : ' Oh, God, do Thou bless them in this assembly this morning, and as Thou hast ruled over this nation in all the years past, and Thou hast brought good out of all our evil, do Thou this day RULE OVER THIS CONVENTION for the good of this nation and for the glory of Thy great name. We pray that Thy blessings may be upon the president of the United States and upon all the governors of all states of this country and upon the humblest officer of the people of our nation, and upon the humblest "citizen of this great re public. We pray, Thee, O God, that Thou wilt guide us in our destiny. Help us as a people to fear God and keep His commandments, and direct us in all our ways, that we may be the Lord's people, not simply in the profession of our lips, but in a Godly and holy and just life. Now we commend ourselves to Thee for the guidance of Thy spirit, and as thou must overule the mistakes of men for the good of Thy name, and as Thou must guide us in all things that are great and good, do Thou this day bless these men and lead them in Thy way according to Thy purpose, and let them remember this day as they sit in this convention, that they are not only making a history for this, country, but they are also to determine that . which will be good for it or bad for it, and may their policy and may their works re dound to the good of all citizens of all this country and for the glory of Tin name in all the earth. Let thy blessing rest upon us now and evermore. .We ask it in Jesus' name. Amen. THE BABY STATE THANKED. Formal Acknowledgment of Colo rado's Unique Offering. St. Louis, June 6.— At the close of Rev. Dr. Green's prayer, Hon. Frederick O. Prince, of Massachusetts, offered the following resolution : .".. : Resolved, That the thanks of the conven tion be presented to the delegation of Colo rado for its gift of the silver gavel, and that the same be placed in charge of the national committee for use at future Democratic con ventions. '?•''. The question being called for, was car ried unanimously. THE* MONROE DOCTRINE. A Petition for Its Enforcement Submitted by Tim Campbell. St. Louis, June 6.— At this point Chairman White announced that the • credentials of delegates from Alaska were in the hands" of the secretary and they were referred to the proper com ; committee. Congressman Timothy Campbell, of New York, then offered the following petition, which was referred to the com mittee on platform : Whereas. We believe that the safety and continuity of Kepublican institu tions on this continent imperatively de mands the recognition and enforcement of the Monroe doctrine in all its length and breadth. That territorial acquisi tion or aggrandizement in this quarter of the world by foreign and monarchi cal powers should not only be dis countenanced,- but should be dis couraged and prohibited by every means in our power. That it is our duty, as well as our interest, to es tablish and maintain the most friendly diplomatic and commercial relations with our sister republics, Mexico and those of Central and South' America, to extend them such moral aid and sympa- I thy as they may need co protect them selves from unrighteous encroachments of European powers upon their terri tory, or officious interference in their in ternal governmental affairs; and, fur ther, if necessary to maintain the supremacy of the Monroe doctrine on this continent, we should be prepared to make and enforce our demands' j against whatever power may undertake r to evade or disregard it; therefore, be it | * Resolved. That a copy of this pream ble and resolution be -transmitted as' represented to the national Democratic convention, which is to assemble at St. I Louis on the sth day of June, 1888, for ! such recognition thereof and such action thereon as the said convention may see fit to take concerning the same. THE TARIFF BOBS UP. A Resolution to Indorse the Views of the President. St. Louis, June 6.— Mr. Mallory, of Florida, then offered the following reso lution, which was received with loud and uproarious applause and referred to the committee on platform: Resolved, That this convention approves I of and hereby indorses the principles of the tariff reform initiated by President Cleve land in his tirst message to the present con gress, and the Dolicy recommended by him for the practical application of those prin ciples to the administration ot government we give our unqualified and universal support. DECIDING THE ONLY CONTEST. The Church Delegates From Dako ta Get Thereat Last. St. Louis, June 6.— The report of the committee on credentials was submitted by the chairman, John C. Webb, of Ala bama. The only portion read was that referring to the contest in Dakota as follows: There were no contests in any of the states and territories except Dakota, where a contest was brought before your committee by the Church faction, against the Day faction. The delegates selected by the Church faction are W. P. Steele and 11. L. Maguire; the dele gates selected by the Day faction are A. W. Bangs and T. W. Wallace. After a thorough investigation into the merits of this contest, this committee decided almost unanimously to recommend that W.F.Steele and H. L. Maguire be allowed seats in this convention as legally elected delegates to represent the territory of Dakota. The names of Arthur H. Delaney and A. H. Garney, delegates from Alaska, were added to the list and the report of the committee adopted. The conventiont upon the suggestion of Chairman White, then ordered that George C. Maguire be appointed upon the committee of permanent organiza tion, and William R. Steele on resolu tions and platform. COLLINS IS CHOSEN. California's Representative Gives Way to the Boston Orator. St. Louis, June 6.— The report of the committee on permanent oiganization and order of business being called for, Mr. Cassidy, of Pennsylvania, stated that the committee had unanimously agreed upon Gen. Patrick A. Collins, of Massachusetts, for permanent chair man. : • After the cheers which came with the announcement of Gen. Collius' selec tion had subsided, the secretary read the list of vice presidents and the rep resentatives of each state to notify the nominees of the convention of its re sult. . The recommendations of the committee were that the order of busi ness ot the last national Democratic convention shall obtain, and the rules of said convention shall govern this con vention, with the modification that no state shall change its vote for president or vice president until the call of states has been completed; also that the re cording secretaries, reading clerks, of ficial stenographers and sergeant-at arms of the temporary organization hold their respective offices un der the permanent organization. These were concurred in and Chairman White said: The chair will appoint William H. Barnum, of Connecticut, Hon.. Roswell P. Flower, of New York, and Hon. John"; O'Day, of Mis souri, as a committee to escort Hon. Patrick A. Collins to the chair. This announcement produced uproarious ap plause throughout the convention which SATURDAY'S GLOBE, WITH ITS Political and Dakota Edition, IS __. LIVELY NUMBER. BUY IT. NO. 159. was continued, especially by the Mas sachusetts delegation, whose member! arose and STOOD UPON THEIR CHAIRS ■■■./' \ and gave three times three for then; favorite. The gentlemen appointed t< escort Mr. Collins to the chair, pro ceeded to his seat and brought him foe ward. When Mr. Collins had mounted the platform he was greeted by a shak( of the hands of Mr. White, the tern pOrary chairman, after which the lattei said: Gentlemen of the Convention : Thanh ing you for the favor which yoi have accorded me and for the great con sideration which has been extended tj me during the time I have presided ovel your deliberations as temporary pra siding officer, 1 take pleasure in intra ducing to you your permanent pra siding officer, Don. Patrick A. Coli ling, of Massachusetts. This moment was the occasion of an other outburst of applause which lasted so long that cries -of "Sit down, si! down," were heard from different parti of the hall. TWO ERAS CONTRASTED. Hon. P. A. Collins* Eloquent Ac ceptance of the Permanent Chairmanship. St. Louis, June 6.— Chairman Whit*; appointed Chairman Barnum, of tin National committee, Roswell P. Flowei of New York, and John O'Day, of Mis souri, a committee to escort the perma nent chairman of the convention to th] stage. The announcement of each d the names was the signal for a burst d hearty applause. Barnum's name win received with especial warmth, an< cries of "Barnum" were mingled witl the general shouts. Just as the commit tee was proceeding to the place whert Mr. Collins sat, in the Massachusetts delegation, two pages appeared bearinj two large floral shields, which had beef sent to the convention to be presented at its permanent organization, with thi compliments of Hon. David R. Francis mayor of St. Louis. The largest of thesj floral offerings, which were placed upoi ; the convention stage, was a magnificent shield of Jacqueminot roses, upon whicl in white roses was inscribed the lettei "C." As these testimonials were bornt to the platform, Mr. Collins, arm in am' with Mr. Barnum and Mr. Flower, marched down the south aisle, and hi] appearance was greeted with a storm oi cheers; which grew in volume as h< mounted *he steps of the platform and stood by the side of Chairman White who grasped his hand and waited foi the applause to die out. When some thing like quiet . had been restored' Chairman White said: "Thanking yoi for the favors you have extended to me and your indulgence accorded me so fan in proceedings of this great convention, I take pleasure in introducing to you your permanent presiding officer, Hon, Patrick A. Collins, of Massachusetts, Mr. White then passed over to Mr. Col. lirsthe silver gavel presented by the Colorado delegation and retired. There was another burst of applause, and. when it had subsided, Mr. Collins said: To stand by your favor in this place, so often filled by the foremost men in our great party, is a distinction of the highest character and an honor for which am profoundly grateful. In performing the delicate ' and difficult service to which you have assigned me, I can scarcely hope to justify- "the wis dom of your choice. I shall at all times need»n continual: can; "our -'indulgence • and courtesy, as well a.i your full co-op nation to promote order,*' decorum nd good will, v until these 'proceedings" are brought to a happy close. We represent in this convention, more than 30,000,000 of the American people. We bear the commission to act for them and their injunction is to act with all the wisdom that, (iod 'has given us to protect and safeguard the institutions of the republic as the fathers founded them, In a time when the world was king-ridden, ami pauperized by the privileged few, when men scarcely dared to breathe the word of "liberty" —even if they understood its meaning, the people scattered along our Eastern coast, with a sublime heroism never equaled, broke from all traditions, re jected all known systems and estab lished, to the amazement of the world, the political wonder of the ages, the American republic, THE CHILD OF REVOLUTION '• -'V, '•'-■ nursed by philosophy. The hand that framed the immortal Declaration of In dependence is the hand that guided the emancipated country to progress and glory. It is the hand that guides us still in our onward march as a free and progressive people. The principles upon which our government can se curely rest, upon which the peace, pros perity and liberties of the people de pend, are the principles of the foundei of our party, the apostle of Democracy, Thomas Jefferson. * Our young men, under thirty, have heard more in their time of the clash of arms and the echoes of war than of the principles of government. It has been a period of passion, force, impulse and amotional politics. So that we need not wonder that now and then we hear the question asked, and scarcely answered, "What difference is there between the two parties?" Every Democrat knows the difference. The Democratic creed was not penned by Jefferson for a sec tion or a class of the people, RUT FOR ALL TIME. These principles conserved and ex panded the republic in all its battel days. A strict adherence to them will preserve it to the end, so the Democracy of to-day, as in the past, believe with Jefferson in: First— Equal and exact justice to all men of whatever state or persuasion, religious oi political. :<-.^>vt...'.:^£. - Second— Peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations; entangling al liances with none. Third— Support of the state government* in all their rights as the most competent ad ministrations of our domestic concerns and the surest bulwarks against anti-republican tendencies. Fourth— The preservation of the general government in its whole constitutional vigor, as the sheet anchor of our peace and safety abroad. ■■-■-.■'■ — ' Fifth— A jealous care of the right of elec tion by the people, a mild and sale correct ive of abuses, which are lopped oil' by the sword of revolution where peaceable means are unprovided. Sixth— Absolute acquiescence in the decis ions ot the majority, the vital principle ol republics, from which is no appeal but to force the vital principle ' and immediate parent of despotism. - "•--, -* ~ Seventh— A well disciplined militia, oui best reliance in peace and lor the hist moments in war. -:.• ;>,,. Eighth— supremacy of the civil ovei the military authority. • Ninth— Economy in the public expenses, that labor may be lightly burdened. Tenth— The honest payment of our debts and the preservation of our public faith. Eleventh— Encouragement of agriculture and of commerce as its handmaid. Twelfth— The diffusion of information, and arraignment of all abuses at the bar of public reason. Thirteenth— Freedom of religion. Fourteenth— Freedom of the press. Fifteenth— Freedom of the person under the protection of the habeas corpus. Sixteenth— Trial by juries impartially se lected. Add to these the golden economic rule that no more taxes should be levied upon the people in any way. than are necessary to meet the honest expenses of government, and you have a body of principles to sin against which has been political • _***__ l-*_tf I^JHj^ -fIJAWJIJ • DEATH TO EVERY PARTY hitherto ; to . sin against which in the future will be political suicide. True to these principles the Demo cratic party fought successfully our : vCoutinnc— ou Sixth Page.