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VOL. XIX.— NO. 194.
SIXDAY, JI'LY 12, 1800.
I^!\Veather for Today-
Fair, Southwesterly Windt*.
Awful Railway Wreck In lowa.
Bewail Named for Vice President.
Five Ballots Are Taken.
Fatal Mistake of John R. McLean.
The Lax* Day at Chleagro.
S In- llaltotM In Detull.
Bryan and McKlnley Look Alike,
Sketch of Mr. Sewall's Life.
Mr. Uryan Becomes a Clam.
Mammoth Clothing Store for St. Paul
New Dem. Committee Agfjrressive*
Alfrida an Easy Winner.
Town and Country Club Road Rnc«
Armenian Horrors Described.
McKinley on the Crisis.
Emperor Wants More War Ships.
Boston Militia Honored in London
Clougrh Reviews . Second Regiment
Row the Democratic Ticket Takes.
Hamllne Rendeivona for Cyclers.
a^ PAGE 7.
Today Ht the Churches.
Business Man's Announcement.
McCardy'a Latest Paving Kick.
Prydc to Be Executed July 23.
Sensational Death at Winona.
A'ews of Minneapolis.
PAGE 10.
It. Paul Defeats Detroit.
Grand Rapids Defeats Minneapolis.
Pugnacity in Dane Ball,
A Week That Helped,
PAGE 11, 'j
A Tire That Will Not Puncture.
PAGE 12.
Social News of St. Paul.
Suburban Social News.
* PAGE 13.
/lusoiiK the Secret Orders.
The Deceased Wife's Sister Bill.
Bar Silver 68 1-4.
Cash Wheat in Chicago 54 1-4.
Call for Democratic Convention.
PAGE 14.
The Presidential Job.
Books of the Hour.
PAGE 18.
Wants of the People.
PAGE 16.
In the World of Labor.
In the Land of Peas and Plenty.
West Side Park— Base Bali, 3.30,
Movement of Steamships.
wS YOR S' Jul r «*•**! Phoenixla,
Hamburg; Massachusetts. London: Saale
Bremen via Cherbourg; Obdam, Rotterdam,'
via Boulogne; La Tournine, Havre; Ethiona
Glasgow. Arrived: Maasdam, Rotterdam';
Venetia. Stettin via Copenhagen; Etruria
. JLiverpool.
Lisbon— Arrived : Peninsular, New York
Southampton— Sailed: St. Paul New York
Naples— Sailed : Karamania New York
Hanfax° n ~ ArriVed: Mohawk - New York v 'a
/ a U ■ -♦-
_' Please introduce yourself, Mr Sew
— — m
At last, Mr. Sibley, of Pennsylvania
Is disposed of.
— -*^-
At any rate, it >nay be stated with
great positiveness that Nebraska is for
William J. Bryan and William Mc-
Kinley look enough alike to be
> -♦-
Mr. Teller can now gracefully step
aside and let Mr. Bryan receive the
The "boy orator of the Platte" is now
fitly dubbed "the boy orator of the sil
ver platter."
m .
John R. McLean is another gentle
man who can spend his summer vith
his bees and cows.
For once a campaign will probably
* be conducted without a New York man
on any of the tickets.
The result at Chicago will at least
permit Mr. Bland and Mr. Boies to
01 proceed with their haying.
It was significant that the heartiest
applause in the Chicago convention
yesterday was for Grover Cleveland.
The Chicago convention was the most
uproarious in the history of the coun
"Vtry. The handling of a mob has al
ways been difficult business.
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It looks a trifle significant when ex-
Mayor Eustls goes over Into Wisconsin
to ratify the Republican ticket. In the
land of the badger, Cloughism is un
Both McKinley and Bryan were nom
inated on Friday. To this ill-omen Is
added the further one that McKinley's
/ day was the anniversary of the battle
i (of Waterloo. The signs are all omin

The rumors that float in from Bath,
Me., make of Sewall the queerest duck
In the political pond. It is stated that
he is president of a bank, a ship own
er, a free silver man and a protection
ist. Besides all this, he !s a milli maire.
If the Bryan kite can fly with such a
tail, it is made of strong -st'iiT.
The first thing William Jennings
Bryan did after hearing of his nomina
tion was to write a short note to the
American people and then go and get
ebaved. The American people accept
his note at its face value and will join
in November in giving him a shave
he will not forget in a lifetime.
— m .
If some team Is not found soon that
can head off Indianapolis, the Hoosier
aggregation will walk away with an
other bit of bunting emblematic of the
championship. St. Paul has won every
game during the week, and crept up
{from fifth to third place, and yet is
ecarcely any nearer Indianapolis in
percentage than a week ago.
Admit That the Wreck Is Very
Serious, but Have Nothing
Else to Say.
LOGAN, lal, July 11.— A terrible
head-end collision occurred here this
evening on the Chicago and North
western. The Uuion Pacific excursion
train had just pulled out to return to
Omaha, when N0.38,a fast freight, carrut
around the sharp curve, and before
either train could stop, they crashed
together. Twenty-seven people were
killed outright and forty or more ser
iously injured. The following dead
have been identified:
William Wilson and daughter, Coun
cil Bluffs.
J. C. COSGRAVE, Omaha.
J. C. LARE, Omaha.
CHARLES HEIMAN," Missouri Valley.
WALTER JENNINGS, Missouri Valley.
P. J. CARROLL, Omaha.
MRS. P. J. CARROLL and three children.
MRS. E. S. BRADLEY and child.
HUGH DODSON, Council Bluffs.
WM. SUMMITT, Missouri Valley. >-'
MRS. HARTE and son.
MRS. TAYLOR and baby, Council Bluffs.
MRS. TRACY, Omaha.
Injured as far as known are:
Jack Taylor, Council Bluffs.
Mrs. Scully, Omaha.
John McKean, Omaha.
Leonard Mack, Omaha. .
Michael Schannon, Omaha.
Henry Conrad, Dayton, O.
James Fitzgibbon, Missouri Valley*
Wm. Summit, .
B. Neilson, Omaha.
John H. Perkins, .
Three unknown dead are still in the
wreck. The scenes at the morgue are
terrible. Friends are seeking to iden
tify the dead. The wounded are being
cared for in improvised hospitals by
surgeons from Missouri Valley, Wood
bine, Dunlap and other towns.
The best estimates indicate that
twenty-seven are dead and fifty-one in
jured, many of whom will die.
The wreck occurred as a result of
Engineer Montgomery, of the excur
sion train, mistaking orders. He was
until the fast mail and the east-bound
passenger train had passed. He waited
for the passenger and then started out,
having forgotten about the mail. The
trains were going fifty miles an hour
when they met three miles from Logan.
Engineer Montgomery jumped and es
caped with a broken arm.
The officials of the road positively
refuse to give any information con
cerning the matter, stating it is some
thing that concerns them and not the
Yesterday morning the Union Pa
cific's Pioneers' picnic was taken out
over the Northwestern to spend the
day at Logan, and last night as the ex
cursion train, loaded with 1,200 per
sons, all residing in and about this
city, was moving out of Logan, it was
struck by a fast train going east. The
two engines crashed together, and in
an instant freight and passenger
coaches were piled one upon the top of
the other. Word was at once sent to
Omaha, and in a short time a special
train, with doctors and officers of the
road on board, was sent out from Coun
cil Bluffs.
Road Officials Will Not Discuss the
OMAHA, July 11.— The railroad peo
ple in Omaha refuse to give details of
the wreck, though admitting that it is
very serious. The wrecked train was
a Northwestern excursion, which left
Omaha with ten coaches early this
morning, loaded from one end to the
other, mostly with women and chil
dren. The train was sidetracked in the
woods, fifty miles from Omaha, be
tween Missouri Valley and Logan. As
the train started on its homeward trip,
about 6:16, the fast mail on the North
western east-bound crashed into It
while both trains were running at a
high rate of speed. The fast mail is
the Southern Pacific-Union Pacific
overland flyer, which left Omaha, via
the Northwestern, at 5:45. It was
crowded when it left Omaha. Train
men think that all of the fatalities
must have been confined to the excur
sion train, since it was made up of
lighter coaches, which easily could be
crushed by the heavy fast mail.
Late information received was to the
effect that the dead and dying were
piled along the tracks in the switch
yards at Logan like cord wood. There
were a few doctors on the ground, but
not enough to give attention to one
third of the sufferers. Among the dead
and dying, relatives were hunting for
their friends and those who were dear
to them. In this city the office of the
road was being besieged by people in
search of information, but none was
given out. The excitement throughout
the city is tremendous, as the thou
sands of people who knew their rela
tives and friends were on the train be
came aware of the wreck. Frantic peo
ple have surrounded the depot and all
avenues of information and are crying
for news of their friends and relatives.
There is little probability of anything
like a connecting story before the train
sent out to bring in the victims returns
to Omaha, which will be 6 o'clock.
—m . •
Committee to Tell the Candidates
the j/!'wn. •
CHICAGO, July 11.— The committee to
notify the nominees of the convention is:
Alabama, J. J. Wlllett; Arkansas, Paul Jones;
California, A. C. Cammennitti; Colorado t T.
J. O'Donnell; Connecticut, none selected;
Delaware, W. H. Watt; Florida, B. Q. Spark
man; Georgia. J. Thill; Idaho, B. N. Hil
lard; Illinois, H. W. Masters; Indiana, G. S.
Jackson; lowa, L. T. Genung; Kansas, Frank
Bacon; Kentucky, John E. Garner; Louis
iana, Vie Manberrett; Maine, Fred W. Plais
ted; Maryland, John Hannibal: Massachu
setts, John Donovan; Michigan, F. H. Hub
bard; Minnesota, B. F. Vorhis; Mississippi,
R. H. Henry; Missouri, J. F. Green; Mon
tana, Paul A. Fusse; Nebraska, W. A. Pax
ton; Nevada, Jacob Kling; New Hampshire,
Herbert J. Jones; New Jersey, Gottfried
Kruger; New York, Elliott Danforth; North
Carolina, George S. Powell; North Dakota,
W. N. Roach; Ohio, L. E. Holden; Oregon,
Charles Nickell; Pennsylvania, John B.
Lenahan; South Carolina, J. H. McCalla;
South Dakota, S. V. Arnold; Tennessee, John
K. Shields; Texas, J. L. Shepard; Utah, Fred
KisseJ; Vermont, M. McGlff; Virginia, T. B.
Murphy; Washington, James E. Girton;
West Virginia, L. E. Tierney; Wisconsin,
James E. Mallone; Wyoming, M. L. Blake;
Alaska, George R. Tingley; Arizona, W. E.
Jones; District of Columbia, George Killeen;
Indian Territory, D. M. Haley; New Mexico,
Demetih Chaves; Oklahoma, Temple Houston.
The Organization Will Stay toy the
NEW YORK, July 11.— W. C. Whitney and
his party reached home tonight from Chi
cago. Mr. Whitney refused to say anything.
At present he did not wish to air his views,
but might make a statement, he said, in a
few days. The Tamanny delegates from Chi
cago also arrived tonight. Although Inclined
to be reticent, the Tammany men were not
disheartened apparently. Congressman Sul
zer repudiated the Idea of a bolt. "The
platform was not what we wanted," he
said, "but we have got to stick by the
party. There will be no bolt In Tammany if
I know anything."
Congressman McClellan said: "It is a bad
ticket and a bad platform, and I do not see
how Democrats can support it."
Henry D. Purroty said emphatically that
Tammany would not bolt. "I will work for
the success of the ticket," he said. "It was
fairly nominated, and, although I do not like
the platform, yet as a Democrat, I feel bound
to stand by the decision of the party."
John C. Sheehan said that Tammany Hall
would support the ticket. Beyond that he
would not talk. Many of the rank and file
of the delegates declared the ticket a win
ning one that would poll a large, vote in the
city and state. They did not care to be
quoted. Tammany, it is said, will not de
clare itself until- after the state convention.
Thlnka Bryan Will Do Well in the
WATERLOO, la., July 11.— When the news
of Bryan's nomination reached Waterloo, Gov.
Boies did not seem in the least surprised. A
reporter being In his office at the time, askod
him: "What do you think of the nomination
of Bryan?"
"I think it the very strongest that could
have been made for the doubtful states in the
"What states do you Include as the list of
doubtful states of the Northwest?"
"Kansas, Nebraska, both the Dakotas, Min
nesota, lowa, Illinois, Indiana and Michigan,
with probably Wisconsin added."
"Do you think that Mr. Bryan will carry
"I believe that he will make the race in
lowa a close one and probably carry the
The Chairman Ha« Now No Opinion
to Express.
•CHICAGO, July 11.— Chairman W. F. Har
rity, of the Democratic national committee,
was asked for an expression of opinion re
garding the Democratic ticket. In reply he
said: "I have no statement to make or opin
ion to express at this time as to platform or
candidates, nor is it likely I will have any to
make or to express In the near future. I shall
remain in Chicago for a couple of days, in
order to assist in closing up the affairs of
the committee that had charge of the arrange
ments for the convention, after which I shall
go home and take a little rest from politics."
In Favor of Holding: a Separate
CHICAGO. July 11.— After a conference be
tween the Democrats of Illinois and the com
mittee sent from Texas to represent the anti
silver sentiment in that state, the following
signed card was issued:
"The undersigned, elected by the Democratic
convention of Texas to attend the convention
at Chicago, to there co-operate with any Dem
ocrats met together for the preservation of the
integrity of the Democratic party and the per
petuation of its principles, hereby heartily en
dorse the action of the Illinois Democracy in
calling for a Democratic national convention
to nominate a candidate for president and vice
president, and adopt a platform of Democratic
Coxey Opposed to An Indorsement
of Bryan.
PITTSBURG, July 11.— Gen. Jacob S. Coxey
delegate to the Populist convention said to
day that Bryan's nomination was the best the
Democratic party could make. "I met Mr.
Bryan," said the Common wealer, "when I
appeared before the ways and means commit
tee in favor of the good roads bill, and found
him to be an able man."
"Do you think the Populists will endorse
him?" he was asked.
"No, I don't. The Populists will nominate
their own ticket, and then, if possible, a com
bination will be made with the Democrats
whereby either the Democratic nominee or the
Populist nominee will get the support of the
electoral votes of both parties."
The Press Bolts.
DETROIT, July 11.— The Detroit Free Press
which has always been a stalwart leading
Journal of the Democracy, will tomorrow bolt
the Chicago convention's platform and candi
dates, and declare independence of all party
organizations, although it will in future give
preference to candidates of Democratic ante
cedents and Democratic views.
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Makes Another Change.
Frank Ritchet, recently made city passenger
agent of the Northern Pacific road, has re
signed that position, and yesterday C. C.
Trott, who has been In the employ of the
ro&d for some time, was named as his suc
Tolstoi on International Peace.
From the New York Sun.
An International peace court In Europe for
the purpose of preventing war! This plan
reminds one of children's efforts to catch
birds by putting salt on their tails. Such a
peace court would merely Increase the
perils of the peaceably inclined, for there is
always a Napolean or a Bismarck at hand
together with the -patriots ready to follow
him. The war against war must be carried
on In a different way from this. Certain
Ideas in the modern mind must be altered—
the ideas of courage, honor and heroism
Men must think differently of armies, battles
and barracks. It seems almost impossible to
change these ideas as they exist today; and
then, think of the change wrought in the
Ronjaa era by Christianity. I do not despair
°i W&^V- v wtu ** cleverer and more
egotistical than the present
Th* IMqnitonx Shirt Waist.
AJchlson Globe.
So far we have seen a shirt waist |»m on
every occasion except by the corpse at a
funeral and a bride at aer weddiM.
Millionaire, Ship Owner, Free Sil
ver, Protectionist and Alt-
Keld Mau. *-
CHICAGO, July 11.— Aa I stood on
my table at Coliseum yesterday watch
ing the fight among the Ohio delegates
to secure the standard of the state In
order to join the joyous marching pro
cession over the nomination of Bryan,
I said to a gentleman beside me:
"If Ohio wants the vice president her
delegates had better stop fighting and
join in that procession." Just then in
the struggle the top of the standard, on
which was painted the word, "Ohio,"
was broken off and fell to the floor.
That event also seems to have broken
off and dropped to or through the floor
Mr. McLean's vice presidential boom.
The closing session of a national con
vention, which has nothing to do but
nominate a candidate for the vice presi- ■
dency is always apt to be dull and list
less. Today's session was no excep
tion to the general rule. The Wash
ington correspondents seemed to have
fled in a body, and thee newspaper sec
tion, in which I sat, -which was yester
day filled with 115 active workers, had
just fifteen in position today. Not- j
withstanding this array of vacant i
chairs, |he energy of the police were j
directed to drive out a man who had
sat down for a social chat with a cor
respondent, because he had no press j
badge. The Bland bend, which had
broken out so many tfmea opportunely
and inopportunely In the gallery, was j
missing, and so were much of the peo- •
pie who for the past four days have
made that portion of the building very
much a thing of life. Delegates came
in slowly and looked tired and sleepy
and at the hour for the convention to
have begun, there were not fifty pres
ent. An hour later there were many
vacant chairs, about equally distribut
ed among the silver and gold states.
Only one of the gold men from Minne
sota put in an appearance, and while
all of the dissenting states had some
one there to speak for them, there
were few which did not have more va
cant than occupied chairs. The only
real cordial applause of the gallery was
the uniform announcement from New
York when the roll of states was called
on the vice presidency, "New York de
clines to vote."
This seemed to annoy Chairman
Richardson and on the fourth repeti
tion he announced with great vehe
mence that he would order the galle
ries cleared If similar applause again
occurred. As the galleries were only
sparcely filled and probably half of
the occupants were women and children
the combination of Bargf«ant-at-Arms
Martin, Altgeld and the Chicago police
might have been able t€ do the Job
to-day though there »ev«r before has
been a time when this oft repeated
threat could have b«fen carried into
The silver delegates cwne trailing in
and by nooli their seats were pretty
well Occupied. The first interesting
episode of the day was the appearance
of Water Drinker Marston, of Louisi
ana, who burst on the platform to
nominate McLean, of Ohio, for vice
president, The chair had ordered the
roll of states to be called for nomina
tion, but O'Sullivan, of Massachusetts,
had been held in check so much by
Gov. Russell that he took no chances
to-day and rushed to the platform to
fire off a candidate before roll call
could begin. This prevented the an
nouncement of the Massachusetts del
egation if the roll had been called that
Massachusetts had no candidate. Em
boldened by O'Sullivan's success,
Marston followed the example and took
the platform amid cries of "water,"
"water," which went up lustily from
the galleries and newspaper tables.
He recognized the call for water by
explanation that he had not had any
to-day, but he nominated McLean just
the same without the slightest consul
tation with, or knowledge of Ohio. I
don't see why it would not be a good
plan to change the animal typical of
the Democratic party in the cartoons
and use Marston's picture with a glass
of water in his hand, instead It
would signify much the same kind of
a thing as the other picture does.
to McLean's nomination, Tom Johnson
of Cleveland, took the platform to
nominate an Illinois man, which
showed hopeless division in the Ohio
ranks. He began his speech in rather
a unique manner, considering the cir
cumstances, by saying: "Mr. Chair
man, ladies and gentlemen, and fellow
Democrats." This was kind, for it
made the audience feel that they were
part of the machine that was running
things. Other impromptu nominations
followed, and .the roll of states was
never called at all. Mr. Powers, of
Utah, is evidently an illustration of
"Hope Springs eternal in the human
breast," for in nominating John W.
Daniel he said: "Men may come and
men may go, but Democracy will live '
forever." When Fithian, of Illinois,
nominated Joe Sibley, of Pennsylvania]
he apologized for Sibley's coarse at
tack on Cleveland while a member of
congress, and thought since this con
vention had voted down the resolution
indorsing Cleveland's administration it
would be entirely safe to nominate Sib
ley for vice president. To this senti
ment the galleries responded a "Hur
rah for Cleveland," and that proposi
tion was greatly applauded. In fact,
there was no gallery applause today
worthy of note except for Cleveland
and the refusal of New York to vote.
The little coterie who have been man
aging this convention evidently did not
want MoLean; possibly because they
could not make sure that he would fur
nish anything for campaign expenses.
In addition to the time they gained by
adjourning last night they were ably
seconded by Ohio itself. Allen W.
Thurman, who has galn«d distinction
because he is the son of his father,
concluded to be a candidate for vice
president even while McLean was can
didate for president, and having two
candidates from one state did not help
matters in the least. Then Tom John
son and one or two others were openly
for come other man for vice president
so that when the Ohio man took the
platform he said they would vote for
McLean, but they would not formally !
put forward his name, and so his nor- '
ination rested upon the speech of the
watery Marston. All through the con
vention the rumpus in the Ohio dele
gation led to the challenging of the
votes, and today waa no exception to
the rule, even though a man from their
own state was a conspicious candidate.
If he had loyal home support, he might
have Jmd the second nomination in
spHe of the opposition of the managers.
Alabama had njgde no nomination but
reserved her station for the roll call
for a vote whenlshe with much flourish
and something of » »peec& Xrs>m t&elf
chairman voted for Bland on the
second ballot. It looked for a little
while as though the management of the
show had decided to put Bland through,
for his vote was boomed up to nearly
300 on the second ballot.
The third ballot dropped him down
to 255, with McLean only 45 votes be
hind him, but by this time Gov. Stone,
of Missouri, appeared with a telegram
from Bland and insisted on withdraw
ing his name on the ground that it
would be bad -policy. That brought the
race squarely between Sibley and Mc-
Lean, and for a few minutes everybody
said Sibley will get it because it was
known the managers would not throw
the votes they could control to McLean.
In a few minutes another man ap
peared with a telegraph blank in his
hand, purporting to be from Sibley, de
clining to allow the use of his name.
Then the boom for Sewall,- of Maine,
whose existence was hardly known, was'
given great interest, and two more bal
lots did the business for him. It is
almost certain that if the convention
had continued last night McLean would
have been the nominee. It is possible
that he might have been as it was if
he had not sent a telegram to the con
vention stating that he did not wish
to be a candidate. As he was a candi
date last night and apparently one this
morning, until the fourth ballot, he
evidently experienced a sudden change
of heart and wired his withdrawal.
Possibly it was because he did not
want to be bled unmercifully In the
campaign, though I am inclined to the
opinion that if he had considered it
certainly he would not have dropped
There was the usual attempt of en
thusiasm when Sewall was named, but
it was very tame. When the band
struck up "Dixie" it brought forth
more applause than the Sewall nomina
tion. Ten minutes therefore, the con
vention became a thing of the past.
The band played "Amerioa" as the
delegates and visitors filed out.
The Minnesota delegation today had
eleven votes which were uniformly cast
with the silverites, the others being
I absent. Of these Messrs. "Winston,
Smith, Reiner, McGovern, Foley and
Voreis were the only delegates present.
The others being alternates for those
who had gone home.
The Democrats seemed to be deter
! mined to be close imitators of Repub
! licans. When the vice president was
i nominated at St. Louis, the standard
j Inquiry was, "Who in h is Hobart "
j and the only difference here in relation
| to Sewall is, that the inquiry is more
1 frequently made concerning: him than
It was at St. Louis for Hobart, and as
I a rule the expletive comes In just to
: emphasize the disgust of the questioner
to think a man had been selected who
has never been heard of. I am in
formed that his dime biography shows
that he is a resident of Bath, Maine
a millionaire, a president of a nationai
bank, a ship owner, a free Bilver man
and a protectionist. I am further told
that Altgeld and Tilman indorse him
which, with the other advantages I
have named, seems to furnish great
versatility in a vice presidential can
didate. He was present in the con
vention when nominated, but did not
seem well enough known to be either
called on for a speech or have the
standards of the states grouped over
his head. This is the usual way In
which we make vice presidents. Every
body was in a hurry, many had already
left, and amid confusion, a hap-haz
ard choice was made. Possibly it is
not so very Important what kind of a
tail is attached to this kite.
While hundreds left the city last
night and thousands tonight, there are
still many who linger, and the exodus
is by no means as rapid as It was from
St. Louis. One man had the whole
thing In charge there, while here there
are a good many who think th« desti
nies of the Democratic party and the
country as well depend upon their
services. This has been Candidate
Bryan's busy night. He met with the
notification committee early in the even
ing and later with the national com
mittee. If the notification committee
had only thought of it they might have
told him tonight that he had been nor
n v« Fjtftl* Page,
SEWALIt Of JflfllflE
Moat Remarkable Gathering Since
the Democratic Party Was
Rent In Twain In 1800.
Candidates:— 1 2 3 4 *S
Sewall 100 37 97 261 568
McLean 210 164 111 298 32
Bland 62 288 255
Sibley 50 113 153 ...
Harrity 19 21 19 11 ii
Daniel 6 ... 11 54 36
Clarke 22 22 50 46 22
Williams (Mass) 15 16 76 9 9
Williams (misi) ... 13 22
Boies 20
Lewis 11
Pattison 1 l 2 ' i ' i
Votes were also cast for Fithian,
Blackburn Teller and White.
*The nomination was made unani
mous before all voters desiring- to do
so had changed their votes..
CHICAGO, July 11.— To-day ended
the most remarkable national conven
tion since the Democratic party, in
1860, was rent asuder on the slavery
issue. To-day the convention com
pleted the work which split the party
in twain on the financial issue. Arthur
Sewall, of Maine, a Bath shipbuilder,
an ardent free coinage man, was named
for vice-president on a ticket headed
by William J. Bryan, the eloquent
young orator from the prairies beyond
the Missouri. Over 160 delegates to
the convention, all of whom with the
exception of the gold delegation from
Wisconsin, came from east of the Al
leghenies, yesterday refused to partici
pate in the nomination of presidential
cadidate on a free silver platform.
Over 250 to-day declined to participate
in a nomination for vice-president.
Many of the delegates had left the city
in disgust. Whether the seceders will
place a third ticket in the field as the
minority did at Baltimore in 1860, is a
matter for future development.
The silver Democrats who controlled
the convention, absolutely and who
alienated the East in order to erect
the banner of silver, hope to secure
support from the Populists of the West
and South and the silver Republicans,
to recompense them for the loss which
both the platform and the ticket must
inevitably entail in the East. They
hope to see all the hitherto discordant
elements of silver rally to the stand
ard which they have raised.
The nomination of Sewall for vice
president to-day was perhaps even
more of a surprise than that of Bryan
for president yesterday. Bryan had
set the convention aflame with his elo
quence and his name was on every lip
when the balloting began, but Sewall's
name in connection with the vice-pres
idency had hardly been mentioned
John R. McLean, the Cincinnati editor
was the most prominent candidate in
the field, and had the nomination been
made last night, he would probably
S*m* ,T? nominated - But the lea <^r S
decided to allow the balloting to K0
Th^" 1 tO - day ' S ° that opportunity
might be had to thoroughly canvass
tne situation and to learn
in regard to his running mate The
names of Sewall, ex-Congressman
oniyeley, of Indiana; McLean, Sibley
of Pennsylvania, Bland and others were
canvassed.and Senator Jones and some
of his associates of the silver leaders
came to the conclusion that for geo
graphical and other reasons, the Maine
man was the most available man for
the place on the ticket with Mr Bryan
The strongest argument in his favor'
perhaps, was that his nomination
would at once silence the cry that the
silver cause was sectional, an imputa
tion the Arkansas senator was quick to
rebuke when Senator Tillman avowed
that such was the case in the conven
tion on Thursday. Mr. McLean decided
not to be a candidate and gave direc
tions to his friends in the Ohio delega
tion not to present his name, but the
McLean sentiment was so strong that
it could not be suppressed. Just as the
contest had narrowed down to a race
between Sewall and McLean, the lat
ter, through a personal telegram, which
was read from the stage, withdrew his
name, and there was a stampede for
Sewall. The latter was nominated, as
Bryan was yesterday, on the fifth bal
lot. W. R. Burk, of California, nomi
nated Sewall. On the first ballot fifteen
candidates were voted for Sewall, Sib
ley, of Pennsylvania, receiving 163, the
highest number of votes. The other
votes were divided as follows: McLean,
110; Sewall, 100; Harrlty, 21; Judge
Clarke, of North Carolina, 50; Daniel, of
Virginia, 11; Bland, 62; Blackburn, 20;
ex-Congressman Williams, of Massa
chusetts, 16; Boies, 10; Pattison, 1;
White, of California, 1; Fithian, of Illi
nois, and Senator Teller, of Colorado,
1 each.
On the second ballot there was an at
tempt to stampede the convention to
Bland, who, on this ballot received 294
votes, McLean moved up to 158, Sibley
fell back to 113 and Sewall dropped to
37. It looked as if the latter was disas
trously beaten. But Senator Jones,
with his sixteen Arkansas votes, stood
firm. He rallied the followers of the
Maine man, and on the next ballot
Sewall secured 97 votes. Meantime
there appeared to be a general move
ment in favor of McLean. Some of
the Bland men deserted him and went
to McLean, who led on this ballot with
210. After the announcement of this
by Gov. Stone, of Missouri, who read a
message from the Mlssourian positively
declining to allow the use of his name
for the vice presidential nomination.
The Bland votes on the fourth ballot
went to Sewall in large blocks, but Mc-
Lean captured enough to give him
seemingly a safe lead of 284, against
261 for Sewall. During this roll call,
there had been trouble in the Ohio dele
gation which was polled and 14 anti-
McLean votes found locked up by the
unit rule. There was also a big revolt
against Gov. Altgeld's nomination in
the Illinois delegation. Ex-Congress
maa Fithian. made a fiery protest

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