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BULLETIN OF TttE ST. PflrUL GLOBE. SATURDAY, JIXY 11. Weather for Today- Fair, Warmer. PAGE 1. Aryan Nominated on Fifth Ballot. Confusion When Result Is Reached. Day's Convention Proceedings. PAGE 3. Wild Scenes in the Convention. PAGE 3. Bryan a Cyclonic Accident. Sound Money Men Leaving. Second Xoininutlou Delayed. Populists Will Indorse Bryan. Sliver Repnhlicnns Disconcerted. PAGE 4. Editorial. Silverites Disagree on a Second Man. One Term Enough Says Bryan. PAGE 3. Apostles Go Into Third Place. Millers Go on Trouncing Tigers. Hooslers Can't Loose. Buckeyes Beat Brewers. Nebraska Celehrating. , Pen Sketch ot the Nominee. PAGE 6. Bt. Paul Democrats Divided. Minneapolis Mutters. Wires to Go Under Ground. Warehouse Nearly Destroyed. Bar Silver «7 7-Bc. Cash Wheat in Chicago 54 5-Bc. Stocks Firm But Trudlng Light. PAGE 7. Globe's Popular Wants. PAGE 8. Clough Denies Pardoning Kortgaard Embezzlement at Harvester Works. TODAY'S EVENTS. Aurora Park— Base Ball 3.30. White Bear— Yacht Race 2.30. Klttsondale— Cricket 2.30. Wild -wood — Minstrels. Hamlin — Cycle Races 3. MOVEMENTS OF STEAMSHIPS. QUEEXSTOWN— Arrived : Steamer Lu cania, from New York for Liverpool. It tvill go down to history as the great Chin Chin convention. .o_ A few million Democrats are heartily glad they are out of politics. _^_ For once Tammany made but little noise in the convention or out of it. The silverites will have to take the gold cure whether they like it or not. ■ ■ -»- In base ball it is the same as in the Democracy. The gold bugs are not in It. m — , The Democratic national convention heard four prayers, but did not re pent. The David B. Hill of this morning stands a giant alongside the David B. Hill of 1892. -^ It Is now the people's turn to even up things with Altgeld, Tillman and men of that stripe. It was an oversight, perhaps, not to have invited Coxey to address the Chicago convention. _^». Coin Harvey was the logical candi date, but, logical as he was, he wasn't mentioned in the convention. The Wharton Barker boom and the St. John boom have gone down together with their flags flying at full mast. Mr. Bryan is only thirty-six. He is too young for president, and the peo ple will no doubt take this view of it. New York preserved its self-respect by refusing to vote for or propose any candidate on the platform adopted. -^»- Conventions are coming and going, but none of them seem to appreciate the giant intellects of Pingree' and Pcnoyer. -•»>- The Yale men and the gold men in the Chicago convention wear their faces long because <^ey do not feel like wearing them any other way. .«*_ The gold Democrats are now In a position to form golf clubs, pinochle clubs, social clubs and plain clubs. They may not even have to vote this fall. m Legislation moves slowly in Great Britain. The deceased wife's sister bill has passed its third reading in the house of lords after a fight of a hun dred years. m You shall not crucify mankind upon a cross of gold. — William J. Bryan. That is very pretty, Mr. Bryan, but how would it be to crucify mankind en a cross of silver? _«»_. Newport isn't half so much Inter ested in the coming election as It is in the contest for social supremacy be tween Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbilt and Mrs. O. H. P. Belmont. _^_ Developments In the Fair and Gould cases show pretty conclusively that every millionaire should make a care ful census of his widows before de parting this life. Mr. Cleveland is no doubt much obliged to the Chicago convention for not giving him an Indorsement. He wouldn't know what to do with an in dorsement from such a body. -*•» Col. Charles H. Jones, of St. Louis, set up many of the pins at Chicago. If Col. Charles will hang around until next November he will discern how easy it is to bowl these pins over. _«_. Adlai E. Stevenson would have gone down to history in much better shape had he declined to write that silver letter. It takes Adlai out of politics and labels him as a very small potato. S|s There were hisses enough in the Chicago convention to put to shame a den of rattlesnakes. And some of these hisses are going to keep ringing In the ears of the people for many jnoo-us. THE SAINT PAUL GLOBE. BOTJ THBIKTO-j Nominated for President by the Democratic National Convention After Five Ballots Had Been Taken. POLITICAL HISTORY HAS NO PARALLEL. Never Before Has So Young a flan Been Able to Achieve So Great a Personal Victory. MANY STATES JOINED THE STAMPEDE. Roll Call on the Last Ballot Was Not Completed Before a Unanimous Nomination Was Made. LEADERS ALL HASTENED INTO LINE. Bland's Name Was the First One Withdrawn, and Then the Long Struggle Was at an End. First Second Third Fourth Ballot,. Ballot. Ballot. Ballot Bryan 134 197 219 276 Bland 235 281 291 241 Pattison 97 100 97 97 Blackburn.. 82 41 27 27 Boies 67 37 36 38 Matthews... 37 34 34 35 McLean .... 54 53 54 46 Stevenson. . . 9 10 9 8 Tillman 17 Pennoyer... 8 8 Teller. 8 8 Russell. 2 Hill 1 *.. 1 1 The roll of Statss was called on the fifth ballot, but many changes were made which it was impossible to keep track of in the confusion. Bryan was declared nominated by acclamation and no tabulation of the result of the ballot was made. CHICAGO, July 10.— William Jen nings Bryan, of Nebraska, the young, classic-featured orator from the plains of the Platte, swept the convention off its feet today, and was nominated for president on the fifth ballot. Political history furnishes no precedent for to day's proceedings in the coliseum, neither as a great spectacular s-l:ow,nor as the result of deliberations of the convention of a great political party. Bryan is but thirty-six years old, younger by ten years than any man ever nominated for the chief magis tracy of the American republic. He came like a young Lochinvar out of the West, which has never before nomi nated a presidential candidate, to woo the bride for whose hand the country's greatest chieftains have been suitors. His name was barely mentioned in the preliminary skirmishing. Four days ago when the convention met he was not entered in the lists. But yester day he made an impassioned speech and stirred the convention to frenzy by his eloquence. That speech over threw the diligently organized work of weeks and months for other aspi rants for the honor. The cause of sil ver was uppermost in the minds of the delegates when they assembled here. For the cause they deliberately placed the eastern wing of the party on the altar. Now the convention Is coldly ana lyzed. It is seen that the support of Bland and Boies as candidates was never solidly grounded. It was only as the representatives of the issue that they rallied delegates to their stand ards, and even after many of them had attached themselves to the fortunes of one or the other of the candidates, they appeared restless and in an instinctive way to be casting about for a new Moses. The far-seeing, staid and sea soned leaders of the silver men, real izing that their new creed would alien ate the Eastern Democracy, believed in an alliance with the silver Republicans beyond the Missouri, through Teller's nomination, but the rank and file would have none of It. Yesterday, when Bryan made his speech, the delegates suddenly saw In him the great advocate of their cause, and they turned to him with an im petuosity that nothing could balk. They wanted a TRIBUNE OF THE PEOPLE. They felt that they had him in the eloquent young Nebraskan who set their imaginations on fire. If he had been placed in nomination then the convention would have been stam peded as it was today. Some of the gray-haired leaders saw and feared it. Last night when he was placed in nom ination those who thought they had • found their candidate were confirmed in their opinion. The idea which George Fred Williams, of Massachusetts, con veyed in his seconding speech, that it needed the strength of youth to endure the hardships of a new cause; that a young arm should wield the scimitar of an indignant people, sank home. Here, as Williams said, was the new Cicero, to meet the new Cataline of today. The leaders who doubted the wis dom of nominating bo young and so SATURDAY MOKNING, JULY 11, 1896. inexperienced a man, tried to check the stampede by adjourning until to day. They hoped a night's reflection would suffice. At the suggestion of adjournment there was rebellion. The motion was declared carried against a storm of opposition from the Bryan enthusiasts, who wanted to nominate their candidate at once. A night's re flection only made them more deter mined. This morning when the convention met to ballot, Bryan showed second on the first roll call. He had already overhauled Boies. Only Bland was ahead, and it was a struggle for the Missouri farmer to get the 238 votes which he cast. The stampede began on the next ballot. On the fourth bal lot Bryan took the lead, and Bland fell back hopelessly beaten. The nom ination was made unanimous on the next ballot. Some have sought to find in the nomination in 1880 of Garfield, who was not a candidate, a parallel with Bryan's nomination today, but there is no parallel. Garfield was only nominated after one of the hardest and most protracted convention con tests of the century. Grant, Blame, Edmunds, Sherman and Washburne were then contesting for mastery, and after thirty-five ballots the rival leaders and the convention turned to Garfield who had electrified the dele gates by his matchless oratory and commanding presence. Today the support of the other can didates melted away, and Bryan won without a struggle. On the first bal lot Bland got 238, Bryan 105, Boies 86, Matthews 58, McLean 54, Pattison 95, Blackburn 83, Pennoyer 10, Tillman 17, Stevenson 2, Teller 8, Campbell 2, Rus sell 2, and Hill 1. . There were 186 gold men who refused to vote. They declined to participate in the nomination on the platform which had been adopted. The latter realized that the gold men would prob ably place another ticket in the field, or if they did not actively OPPOSE THE NOMINEES of this convention in the campaign, which was to follow, that they would passively, at least, give aid and com fort to the political enemy. Pennsyl vania alone of the gold states contin ued to participate in the proceedings. She cast her sixty-four votes for Pat tison to the end. Most of the other gold men who voted cast their ballots also for Pattison, but there were scat tering votes for Stevenson, Hill, Rus sell and Campbell. On the second ballot Alabama sought to check the rout that had already begun by changing her vote from Boies to Bland, but Bryan was over taking him with giant strides. Bland gained 46, while Bryan advanced 92. Boles was the principal loser. On the third ballot Colorado gave up hope of Teller, the mention of whose name had been cheered and hissed by the gal leries, and Oregon gave up Pennoyer. In the Ohio delegation the Bryan forces lacked but seven votes of a ma jority, and there was open rebellion in Illinois and other states which wanted to swing into line. On the fourth bal lot, Alabama, the first state to vote, headed the stampede to Bryan. Idaho] California and other states followed! The revolt in other delegations spread] even among those bound by resolutions of instruction. Kansas, Illinois, Ohio, Indiana and even lowa were tottering! On the fifth and last ballot Kansas went over. Illinois and other states came tumbling along in her wake. When Ohio was reached Bryan had 446 votes of the 504 required to make a two-thirds majority of those voting. Chairman White had ruled that two thirds of those voting constituted a two-thirds majority under the rule. Ohio hesitated. The Bryan men in the delegation demanded a poll in the' vote. The friends of McLean saw that the end was in sight, and Mr. V .can himself mounted ft chair. He wi;.,drew WILLIAM JENNINGS BRYAN, NOMINATED BY THE CHICAGO CONVENTION FOR PRESIDENT. his name as a candidate, and cast the 46 votes of Ohio for Bryan. This gave him 492, twelve less than enough to nominate. Montana changed her six to Bryan, and Oklahoma territory fol lowed with her six. To the territory of Oklahoma, therefore, belongs the honor of nominating the Democratic candidate for president 1 in 1896, as to that of Ariozna belonged • the honor four years ago.- Of course the other states then scrambled over each other. Gov. Stone, of Missouri, withdrew Bland's name, and Senator Turpie, of Indiana, withdrew that of the Hoosier governor, and on his motion the nomi nation was made unanimous. There were frequent Bryan demon strations during the day. The most dramatic occurred at the conclusion of the fourth ballot, when It was apparent that Bryan would be nominated on the next ballot. The colors of the states were again uprooted and the Coliseum for fourteen minutes shook with the storm of cheers, while frenzied men marched and sang and hysterical wo men became frantic. Until after the nomination, a sweet faced, modest-looking woman sat al most unnoticed inone of the chairs to the right of the stage, surrounded by a few friends. She retained her composure amidst all the excitement, but her face glowed with pleasure, as she followed the proceedings which made her husband famous. It was Mrs. Bryan. Immediately after the nomi nation, when . it became noised nbout that she was there, and tV.ere v*ns a rush to see and cont,"'at«i*te liw. she modestly withdrew and ■ sought her husband. '.'."..' REAL nATTLK HEGt"«. Little Time Waited on the Prelimi nary- 'Bf-aineM. Time dragged "along until 10:49 be fore Chairman White called the con vention to order and got it under way, for the fourth day's proceedings. The Rev. Thomas Edward Green, rector of Grace Episcopal church. Cedar Rapids, lowa, offered the prayer. ' At the con clusion of the prayer the chair recog nized Mr. Harrlty, of Pennsylvania. Mr. Harrity: "I desire to say that in obedience to the instructions, given by the Democratic state convention of Pennsylvania, the fenrisylvahia dele gation presents the name of Robert E. Pattison, of Pennsylvania, as a candi date for the presidency. (Applause.) The chair inquired if 'there were any other nominations. Mr. Mattingley, of the District of Columbia: "Last even ing before adjournment, the roil call was concluded rather ÜBceremoniouslv. On behalf of District of Columbia I de sire to second the nomination of that peerless champion of free silver, that great Democrat of Ohio, and friend of tht? farmer and laboring man, John R. McLean. (Applause.) Mr. Miller, of Oregon:^ "On behalf of the delegation of Oregon we desire to present to thi» convention the name of ex-Gov.- Sylvester Penribyer for president of the ' United States. (Wild applause.) The chair inquired if ther* were any other nominations. There being no re sponse the nominations, for president were declared closed and the chairman ordered the secretary to call the roll by states. This announcement was re ceived with applause. Mr. Smith," of" Ohio: "On behalf of the Ohio delegation I wish to say that we have just received the news of the sudden and unexpected death of that eloquent and distinguished Democrat, Frank H. Hurd, of Ohio, and we ask the convention to join with us in our sorrow for the loss of our friend and our Democratic associate. The clerk began calling the roll. When Connecticut was called Gov. Waller, of that state, made the follow ing announcement: Connecticut has 12 votes. Two of those 12 are cast for Gov. Russell, of Massachusetts. When Massachusetts was reached Mr. Hamil ton, of that state, was recognized and said: "In the absence of chairman and the vice chairman of our delega tion, the majority of the delegation de sires that Massachusetts should be passed for the present." Mr. O' Sullivan, of Massachusetts: "In the absence of the gold leaders of this delegation, we demand the call or roll. They are "away because they Intend to stay away. The chairman: The chair will state that speeches are not to be introduced in the midst of a roll call, let us re member this, gentlemen, please. (Ap plause.) Massachusetts will be passed for the present. The sensation of the morning was the calling of New York. When that state was reached, Gov. Flower from his place on the floor was recognized. There was almost breathless silence In the hall as he said: "In view of the platform adopted by this convention and of its action and proceedings, I am Instructed by the delegation from the state of New York to say, we de cline further to participate in the se lection of president and vice president and therefore we decline to vote." RAISED A ROW. Trouble Precipitated Over the Vote of WUconiln, When the state of Wisconsin . was called Gen. Bragg was recognized and said: "Wisconsin has directed her dele gates how and when to vote. There fore we decline at present to vote." Mr. Holding— The delegation of the state of Wisconsin, not having been polled and instructed to vote as a unit, in order that the vote may be polled, I ask for a calling of the roll. The Chair— ls there any denial that there is a unit rule In Wisconsin? Gen. Bragg— l have the rule In my hand and there are 35 copies of it in the credentials from our state. It is a part of the agreement by which we took our seats upon the-floor. We have precocious children in our state and the instruction was given to keep them from — Gen. Bragg was shut off by cries of "Call the roll," many of them coming from the states of Virginia and West Virginia. When quiet reigned suffi ciently he continued: "The gentleman from West Virginia, or from old Virginia, cannot direct the Democracy of Wisconsin how they shall act or how. they shall vote." (Loud cheers.) Mr, Holdgate, Wisconsin— 'l h*v_ the PRICE TWO CENTS—] F^2S£™» directions, the original certified, right here, where in it is said : "We hereby direct the delegates from Wisconsin to the national Democratic convention to be held in Chicago to vote as a unit on all subjects arid candidates and as a majority of delegation may direct." We are directed to vote as a unit when we are polled." (Loud cries of "Bragg, Bragg.") Gen. Bragg— The Wisconsin delega tion at its meeting yesterday voted 20 to 4 to sustain and conform to the in structions of its state and to make up that four, the gentleman who chal lenged the count was counted as one of them. (Loud cries of "Call the roll.") The roll of Wisconsin was called and nineteen of the delegates declined to vote, Synon, Larson, Dockery and Holdgate voted for Bryan. The only absence was Malone. As soon as the secretary had completed the call of the roll of the delegates from Wisconsin the chair recognized Senator Money, of Mississippi, who said: "I make this point of order that when a delegation is instructed to vote as a unit and any number of these gentlemen decline to vote, they cannot stifle the voice of a delegate who does desire to vote. The chair recognized Gen. Bragg, who stood upon a chair in the Ohio delegation and said: "I make a point of order on that vote—" He got no further, . for Mr. Smith, of Ohio, arose and in a loud voice remarked: "He does not repre sent Ohio." This statement was re ceived with cries of "No; No" and Gen. Hogg invited Gen. Bragg to speak from the Texas delegation and helped him upon a chair. This action was greeted with applause. Gen. Bragg— l make the point of or der that the vote of Wisconsin under its instructions must be entered as DECLINING TO VOTE. There are but four votes cast in our delegation out of 24 here, contrary to the wish of the majority and unless this convention seeks to make that four a majority of 24 they cannot bind the 20, nor disgrace our state by polling its vote the way those gentlemen wish. (Applause). Mr. Dockery, of Wisconsin:— l am one of the men who are asking for the privilege of casting a vote. (Applause). The gentleman who acts as spokesman for Wisconsin (Gen. Bragg) claims the privelege of refusing to cast any vote upon any subject. We ask that those of us who are ready and willing to cast our votes be permitted to vote and that cur votes be recorded. (Cheers). The resolution passed by the state convent ion, gave to those gentlemen the right to say that a majority should control the votes of the delegates here, but there are no words in that resolution which say that the others cannot vote. Mr. Finley of Ohio, made the point of order, that the delegation might direct a vote, but by abstaining from voting it was not directing~a vote and that therefore the gentleman(Dockery) had the right to vote. (Applause and cries of "That's right, that's right") The chairman :— The point raised by the delegation from Wisconsin is that the state convention directed the delegation to vote as a unit on all sub jects and candidates, as a majority of the delegation might direct. The chair rules that this instruction is not an instruction to abstain from voting, but to regulate the voting of the dele gation. ' (Applause.) Tbe chair further rules that when the roll Is called a delegate absent shall be recorded as absent and, if a minority of the dele gation vote, their votes shall be indivi dually recorded, but that the minority cannot cast the entire vote of the delegation. (Applause). The call of the states was proceeded with until the end of the list was reached, when the chair directed that those states which had been omitted should be called. Colorado then called, cast her votes for Henry M. Teller, this announcement was greeted with loud hisses from all parts of the house. The result of the first ballot was as follows: FIRST BALLOT. Bland Headed the List With Bryan Next. ST a 'w a; a >rj m 5 & g a sjj | j *_&• I 2 c § 3. * WI:J• » I : 5 b '. I : : : • : S Alabama 22 Arkansas 16 California 2 4 2 9.. 1 .. Colorado 8 .. Connecticut 2 10 Delaware 1 .. .. '3 .. 2 Florida 2 112 11.... Georgia 29 Idaho 6 IllinoU 48 Indiana SO lowa . . 26 Kansas 20 Kentucky .. .. 26 Loulsana 16 Maine 2 .. 2 .. .. 6 .. 8 Maryland 4 .'. .. 11 .. 1 Massachusetts ... 2.. 1 1.. 8 6 18 Michigan ........ 4 6 9 10 Minnesota 4 2 .. 1 2 1 S Mississippi 18 .. .. Missouri 84 Montana 4 .. .» .. 2 Nebraska 16 Nevada 3 . . . . 3 New Hampshire . 1 7 New Jersey 2 .. 20 New York 2 72 North Carolina 22 North Dakota 6 . Ohio 46 .. Oregon 8 Pennsylvania 64 .. .. Rhode Island 6 .. 2 South Carolina 17 l South Dakota 6 .. .. 1 .. 1 Tennessee 24 Texas 30 Utah 6 Vermont 4 4 Virginia 24 Washington 7 .. 1 West Virginia 12 Wisconsin 4 .. 1 .. .. 19 Wyoming 6 Alaska 6 Arizona 6 District Columbia .. 1 6 .. New Mexico 6 Oklahoma 6 .." Indian Territory. 6 Totals 235 67 134 37 82 97 99 179 The ecatering vote was as follows: Col orado, Teller, 8; Connecticut, Russell, 2; Mas sachusetts, Hill, 1, Stevenson, 4; Minnesota, Stevenson, 1; Nevada, McLean, 3; Ohio, Mc- Lean, 48; Oregon, Pennoyer, 8; 3outb Caro lina, Tillman, 17; District of Columbia, Mc- Lean, S. RECAPITULATION, Bland 235 Bryan 134 Pattison 97 Blackburn „... 83 Boles MM M «7