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o THE ( XMAIFA DA1TA" : MONDA G , 1800.
lion U contented , makes his selection as temporary chairman one ot doubtful ex pediency. Yet It Is qultfc possible the convention may decide that It will make no difference whether a man Is n delegate or not in the selection of a temporary pre siding officer , bociuwo members of the national commltlpo hold that the com mittee has tlio right to go outside ot the convention for a temporary officer. The silver men soy that between now and the time when the convention la called to order , the differences will he nil jus ted and some man agreed upon for temporary chairman. SILVER MEN'S SECRET MEETING. A secret meeting ot silver men was held Bt the Sherman house today. The confer ence was devoted exclusively to a canvass of the situation with reference to the se lection of a temporary presiding ofPcer , and the majority of those present announced themselves as favorable to the selection of Senator White. It wnii understood , however - over , that tlio action should bo In no sense binding ns to Senator White , but that thn selection should ho finally madiby the full silver committee tomorrow afternoon after lining passed upon at n previous meeting of the Mccrlni ; committee. The meeting at first agreed that the candidate should bo chosen from the western states largely be cause of the belief that Senator Harris of Tennessee should be given the permanent chairmanship. Three names were considered. They wore those of Senator White and of Messrs. Urynn of Nebraska and C. S. Thomas of Denver , who were urged by their respective friends. Objection was made to tlio faot that Mr. Thomas halls from n silver producing state. The choice of the meeting was favorable to Mr. White , hut. recognizing that the meetIng - Ing was not full , It was decided that oppor tunity should be afforded for n choice be tween the three , with the recommendation In the order named. The conference was utilized for a general discussion of the prob abilities ns to the action of the national committee with reference to the selection of a temporary chairman. MAJORITY WILL UULH. The members of the national committee present supplied what Information they had at hand and the exchange of Information led to the conclusion that the silver men would bo able to control the committee as to the selection by securing the adherence of a few members , who , while they ad vocate the gold standard , believe that the majority should be allowed to designate the chairman. They count that thcro nro twenty-one or twent two silver men on the national committee 'and their Information led them to liellovo that they would have the co operation of Cummlngs ot Tennessee , Hoory of Mississippi , Jeffries of Loulsana , Holt ot Texas , Wall of Wisconsin , and the member from North Carolina , who are ranked as gold men. If their votes nrc secured tlio choice of the silver men will bo ratified by the committee and the neces slty of a minority report and a contest on Iho floor of the convention avoided. The advisability of accepting Senator Hill for the position was also discussed at some length , but the other proposition was unanimously rejected. "If Mr. Hill Is a democrat , and he Is , un questionably , " said one ot those present , "ho would recognise the right of the ma jority to rule. Ho knows the train Is coming and ho must get oft the track If he does not want to be Jerked off. " The members of the democratic national committee , who are silver men , held a second end meeting tonight to agree on n candidate for temporary chairman of the convention and decided to recommend Senator John W Daniel of Virginia. .Senator White ot Cali fornia had been previously selected by them but when a delegation called upon him to confer nbont the matter , ho said that on account of other engagement , It would be out of the question for lit in to serve. Sena tor Daniel's name may bo presented to the full committee by the silver members. If the gold commltteemon , who arc : a majority Insist upon presenting tlio name of Senator 11111 or some other gold man to the convex tion , the sliver men will nominate Daniel It Is possible that Daniel's name will be brought In by a minority report. TAX t AX 3IK.V Alt 13 COZVSEIIVATIVK TlioxrVlio Will I'rKc n Contest Ar < In \ ( ) llnrrj- . CHICAGO , July G. The Michigan delega tlon nnd those who will urge a contest ar rlvcd hero today. No formal notice of con test has been filed , and at a conference o the contestants tonight it was decided note to BO before the national committee excop as formalities nuy require , but to await tin appointment of the committee on credential ! by the convention. Fred A. Baker of Do trolt is hero to present the argument li behalf of the contestants. Judge McGrath who heads the deletion , says that sensa tlonal disclosures will be made when the case 13 honrd. Senator Hill was In conference today will some of tlio contestants for the dlstrlp scats from Michigan. He suggested to then the Impossibility of conducting the contest ! on the basis Indicated by them so as ti change tha complexion of the delegation um maUo It for sliver Instead of for gold. Ho told them that In democratic conven tlons the state and not the district was th unit , as in republican conventions. The sug Kcatlon waa accepted aa ono of Importance and It has apparently had a strong Influcnc upon the contestants. Out of this fact a rumor grow to the effect that the senate had said that In case the regular delegate : were unseated the New York dolesate would bolt the convention. IIo declares however , that the report Is entirely wlthou foundation. _ . INilillllNtH Knvor Teller. CHICAGO , July f > . A number of populls leaders , who aru hero in the city , held a meeting tonight and decided to Issue a manifesto , declaring that Senator Teller I the only man whoso name is mentioned fo the Chicago nomination thnt they will sup port. They talco tha position that to en dorse a nominee who la a democrat won ) result in the dlslntcrgratlon of their party The proclamation will probably bo Issuci tomorrow. Tlio Iron jrrasp of scrofula liio : no mercy upon its victims. Tliis ilomon of tlio Mooil is ol'ltm not snlisllcd wllli ciuisiii' , ' ( Iri-uillul ROHM , but nirks the I'ody with the pains of rliciiintitlsin until Hood's Sui-sanm-iHn cures. "Nearly four years ago I bcenmo uf- lllcted with scrofula and rheumatism. Running ; sorcj broke out on my thighs. rieciM ot bonuuainoout and an operation waa contemplated , I hail rheumatism In m.y Ivgs , drawn up out of shape. I lost ap petite , ooulil not Bleep. I wan a perfect wreck , I continued to grow worse am tliinlly gnvu up tbo doctor's treatment to fake Hood's Sar.saparllla. Soon nppetlti came back ; tlio nores vonunonccd to heal My HinlH straightened out nnd I threw avt y my crutches. I am lunv etout am lirarty nnd am farming , w heroin four years ago 1 was u crippte. I ulaillv rco- ouiincnd Hood's 8. r8apnrllln. " UltltAN HAMMOND , Tnblo Grove , llllnoli. Sarsaparilla /itheOnoTnialiloodl'tirKKT , AlldniRR ts , Si. V/eparnlonly by C , f HoodA Co. , I-owwII , .Mass. Hnml'c DiHce"re m'r IIK easy * , I1UUU S rJJJS take , w operate , lopoit Circulated that Silver Forces Will Unseat Many Delegates , CAUCUS FAILS TO ARRANGE DEFINIH PLANS ) l'llTllllll til Mlllil' II KlKlld HlMV CV T , from UirStnrl Vo Jliitli-r ItiMf ( In * Contention .tiny Kvciiliiully ( in. CHICAGO , Jtlly 5. The gold state dele gates gathered rather slowly this evening or their second meeting. The attendance vas very much larger than on Friday night , many more of thu delegates having arrived. Some of those who strolled In early were : W. K. Harrlty of Pennsylvania , ex-Mayor Gllroy of New York , W. D. Hynum of In- liana , Huclld Martin , J. 1) . Shcehun , Leo \V. Spratlen of Nebraska and Washington Hcslng of Illinois. Later on the leaders began to como along , among them being William C. Whitney , John II. Fellows , William P. Shaa- mn , Hugh Grant , James J. Martin , John 1' . Uyan of New York , ex-Governor Kuuoll and John Russell of M.is3jchnsetts , Sm'Alor Gray of Delaware , James W. Hln < ; k.iy ! aiM Colonel Harvey of New YoiU. Neither Sen ator Hill nor Governor I'Mower alumltd tlio meeting , thn former glvn as i reason that HI was too busy \\iih other uffalrs. lloforo the session Mr. \ S'htinis.ild ! : "The meeting Is simply 'o formiihru plans. \ \ i * are not going to iirriiRO nny Imll/ldi-nl course. H was annouuc-i I. however , 1'u.t ' the meeting was 10 get tlvj BCIIEO of the delegates on the quejtlon of bolting the convention , several liclcigatiM having urged that course early In t1u rt.\y. " The meeting WH called to orrtsr nnd Senator Gray assumed Iho chair. He. jprko briefly , but not cncourigliiy. ! ; of * h. ' 'vurk lone , assuring his hearers that there ha.I tieen ono point gained that < tt pruvvnllcg the abrogation of the two-thirds rule. William C. Whitney followed Senator ray , and was greeted with great applause. EXPLAINING CONTESTS. Mr. Whitney spoke briefly on the sltu- tlon and called attention to the contested seats and to the fact that It was alleged that the silver men were going to throw out all delegates who did not agree with them. This led to a general explanation of the contested scats In Indiana , Ohio and Nebraska , but particular attention was called to Michigan. All the cases , as ex plained by men from the states Interested , were In favor of the gold delegates. The Michigan case was explained by Elliott G. Stevenson and Don M. Dickinson. It was stated by Mr. Stevenson that no ground of contest existed , no Irregularity was charged and that all that was claimed by the silver men was that Michigan was a silver state and that It should cast a gold vote In the convention. The proposition of the sliver men is to unseat the four delegates-at- large. E. G. Stevenson , Thomas A. Weadock , U. It. Daker and Peter White. The first was elected In the Michigan conven tion by a majority of 130 and his election made unanimous. Weadock was elected by seventy-five majority and his election made unanimous. The other two men were elected by acclamation. The contestants nro John W. McGrath , Spencer 0. Fisher , William K. McKnlght and T. E. Deckwith. They were candidates before the state con vention. Ono of thorn moved in the con vention to make his successful opponent's election unanimous. McKnlght was elected a district delegate after his defea.t. The delegation now stands sixteen gold and twelve silver ; it the four delegatcs-at-large arc unseated and the silver men substituted the situation will bo reversed and Michi gan , being under the unit rule , would cast twenty-eight votes for silver and give the silver men the necessary two-thirds to con trol the convention. V/IL.L UNSEAT GOLD MEN. It was stated that it had been decldcil by the silver conference tonight to unseal the gold delegates In Michigan , and that steps arc being taken In that direction. It was stated that three states , Indiana , Ohio and Missouri , had already Instructed their men for the committee on credentials t ( scat the sliver delegates-at-largo in Michi gan. It was also stated that when the In diana man was selected he was asked ho\\ he stood on the Michigan contest , and re piled that ho had not looked into it yet "Well , " was the answer , "if you don't know how you arc going to vote wo had better elect another man , " and this was enough to secure a pledge from the man selected. Another statement was to the effect that Senator Cockrell , In discussing the Michigan case with Senator Hill , declared every goliT dclcgate-at-largo was to ho thrown out anil the state voted solidly for silver. The ex planation of the Michigan case and the al leged determination of the silver men to throw out the gold delegates on genera' principles , nnd not ns a matter of pretcndci Irregularity , caused a great deal of indigna tion among the men In the conference. The proponed course was declared to be revolu tionary and If carried out would Justify the gold men In any step they might deem ad visable. It was said the gold men could not submit to any such high handed course , As no such action cart be taken by the silver men until the credentials committee re ports no plan was .proposed tonight. It was decided to tip unnecessary to hold a con ference tomorrow night , but another confer- unce will bo held Tuesday night otter the committee has held ono session. 1MI\OI& M HX .HOMO I''OIL MlAMI Thirty of Hit * Oi'iuoerntlo Irli-wiil ' Siitil < < > Kitvnr the MlNMiuirln n. CHICAGO , July C. U was officially an nounced yesterday that thirty out ot the forty-eight delegates from Illinois had de clared their Intention to vote for the nomi nation of nliiud. It wixs seml-ofllclally an uounccd that thirty of thu delegates would support J. It. McLean for second place on 'he ' ticket. The announcement caused a commotion at the hcadauarters of the vnrl- oun delegation * that have been opened. Its authenticity was doubted for a time , ami lhero was n rush of messengers to the .Sher man house , where Governor Altgeld , chair man of tlio Illinois dclPRatlon , has liU head uuartcru , to verify the announcement. Gov crnor AltKchl had not Intended to return to Chicago until today , hut It became noised il abroad that the "senatorial combine , " so I'ulled. waa arranging a roup for the pur pose of lending aid to some candidate. This so-railed combine , the rumor waid , was to dictate the nomination , nnd Oovurnor Alt- eld at once returned , arriving rnrly thin morning. Ho at once held a hasty confer ence with W. II. lllnrlrhson and Secretary N'oUon , together with other Icadlm ; Illinois delegates. Thosu gcntlomt-n had tlio names of a largo number of the Illinois delegates who had already expressed their preference ns to presidential randldates. Telegrams were sent to di'lc ntes who had not ex- profcscd a preference , and by 3 o'clock re plica hnd hern received Bhmvlnv ; that thirty of thorn would vote for llland. When this wus ascertained. Chairman lllnrldiKcn gave out the utalcir.ent that Illinois would cast her forty-eight votes for Uland , ns the unit rule obtains In the delegation. Ho then Hunt a mcxscnKcr to the Hland headquarters announcing thn fact , and the messenger returned with forty-right Hland badges which will bo given to the delegates upon their arrival. A few minutes later a picture of "hllvcr Dli'k" was placed upon the man tel plcco In the Illinois headquarters. Lcbs than halt an hour after the an nouncement was made , Governor Stone o Missouri called upon Governor Altgold Scarcely had Governor Slono loft whei .Senator Tillmnn called , and following hln name John It. .McLean , Senator .tones o Nevada was also a caller , and when hi ! came out ha said the frco silver men of the wcb < were not HO particular as to the tiamo o the providential nominee as many peoplt had been led to believe. "What wo want. " said he , "Is a candidate who will not causa a unlit in the frfu silver crowd. Wo want n man who will bo en ilorscd by the populists. If wu can do this , .tin confident \vt > can swucp the country lu November. " Ho would not say ho favored Dland , bu ho hulloved the MUsnurlan would bo accept able to both populists und tree silver re publicans. OlialriUMi Hinrlchacn announce the fact to a crowd of newspaper men , "You can nay that IlllnoU will cast her forty ofAht votes for It , I * . Bland of Missouri ThU U authentic. We have inaJo a pol of the vole and find that a large majority aver him , and as the unit rule prevails , the whole vote will bo cast for Hland. " When asked who the state would fnvor or second plaCe , ho replied that whllo It vas not definitely known , ho thought , from he expressions he had heard , that John II. Lean would be the mnn. As to Senator 'cller he did not think a single delegate rom Illinois wanted him for cither first T second place. "Senator Teller has many admirers In our delegation. " he continued , because he is an able statesman and a mo patriot , but they all want lifelong lomocrats to lend the ticket. " Governor Altgeld In reply to the question as to whether he favored the nomination of Mr. llland , said : "At no time have 1 ex- ircsscd preference as to who should head he democratic ticket. I have nil along nald would vote for whoever the majority vlshed. 1 still adhere to tli.it assertion. f the majority feel thnt llland Is the "most tv.illable nnd strongest man , then 1 will , tkn n true democrat , submit cheerfully to he will of the majority. " Continuing the governor said ho thought t would bo advisable for all th friends if frco sliver to meet bet ire the conven- lon In order that they might act In r.nlson. f they would do this , there would bo no iouht of the outcome. Chairman Hlnrlch- en. Charles E. Ladd , who presided at the Vorla convention , and a number of dele gates In conversation at the Illinois hend- luarters , expressed the opinion thnt the onvcnllon would bo one ot the shortest national conventions over held. "Wo can otinl on 70(1 ( free silver votes , " said Hln- Ichsen , " and I am confident there will bo a nomination on the first ballot. It will be \ 'one day' convention. " iOI.D MK.V nlVI'IOHMIMCI ) TO IMCIIT. Will ICiM-ii I'll ' lu > WillKv 'ii If Thry An * In tin * Minority. CHICAGO , July 5. The eastern gold men nadn every preparation this afternoon and evening to keep up the wnr even It they find themselves In a hopeless minority. There has not been a break In thu silver trength , nnd the leaders of that movement are as fixed as adamant In the detcrmlna- lim to run the convention. At the same line there seems to be a sympathetic feei ng for Senator Hill , and several of the sll- ; cr leaders visited him this afternoon and requested him not to allow his name to he used for temporary chairman. Senator Jones of Nevada was particularly anxious about .he matter. Ho said : "We have no personal objection .o . you , but our forces will not be cont-jnt vlth anything but a silver man In the chair , dnn't want to have to turn you down , and wo hope you will not accept the desig nation. " Hut ex-Governor Kussell , William C. Whitney nnd other leaders were strong in their Judgment that there should bo a lighten on this Issue and that Mr. Hill would stand , and that lie had begun proparliu ; an iddress that would bo delivered from the lloor If not from the platform ; and this last statement - ment developed an Interesting phase rhat may mean a lively row In the convention. "The gold men shall not speak , " was the cry of the rank and flic of the silver men , with the exception of Jones , Itlackburn and McLean. These latter said that the conven tion should be fair In Its treatment , to far as the gold standard men are concerned , and that Russell , Fellows , Hill and Gray should bo allowed to talk. There was a good deal of discussion today over the matter of the absence of Senator Hill from the gold meeting last night nnd the questions as to his absence ti'om ' both the gold confcrenco In the morning and the meeting last night and his refusal to say anything at the conference on Friday night were put squarely to Mm tonight. Ho said : "The gold meeting last night was hold by local people and I was not expected to speak. I have refrained from taking part In any conversation on the financial Issue because I do not believe that there Is any use reiterating my views. All have read the New York platform. On that 1 stand squarely. I have nothing to say as to the probable decision on the temporary chair manship. I will consider the matter If the national committee tenders It to me. No. I can't-see that the situation Is changed. Wo are not-any stronger' than wo were , but we are doing some good 'missionary work. " Some little discussion was caused this afternoon by reason of the fact that the gold men had called another meeting- for to night at the Auditorium. It was said that It was to setttlo the question ot supporting Hill for chairman. Senator Hill's attention was called to the statement that there was a silver delegate from New York state. Ho said : "Tho statement Is absolutely un true. There Is not a silver delegate In our party. The man who made the statement Is an Impostor. " Ex-Governor Russell of Massachusetts was asked this afternoon to give his views on the situation. He said : "There Is no material change. You can say that the two-thirds rule will not be abrogated by the convention and that the unit rule will also stand. " SOUT1II3RNI3HS TlfHX T1IK TAHI..RS. Meiul Free Silver Ornnrn ( ( o Give tin' Cull ! Mm I'nlnd-rn. CHICAGO , July 5. The Mississippi dele gates have turned the tables on the Now York gold missionaries and are carrying the free silver war into the enemy's camp in return for the fforts expended by the eastern men to divert the south from Its loyalty to the white metal. Yesterday * u party of Now York delegates made a tour of the headquarters of the southern states and bestowed upon the southerners advice and admonition to turn from their course Many southern men were disposed to re sent what they considered the patronizing manner of the easterners toward thin. To day the Mississippi men selected three of the best talkers from their delegation Johnson , Cooper and Hill , and Instructed thorn to visit the headquarters of New York and other eastern states and ask for hear ings to make speeches for silver. Congress man Money , speaking of the plan , remarked In a sarcastic vein : "Tho ignorance of these New Yorkers on the financial question is something astound ing. They seem to be Ignorant of the first principles of finance. They do not even know that bimetallism Is advocated by every political economist in Iho world ot any standing. Wo arc very hopeful that we may bo able to turn them from the error of their way and make them see the light. Tlioy can do no less than glvo our repre sentatives the same respectful hearing that wo accorded to them. " NO 1IOI.TKHS KIIOM IJUI.AWAUK. I'ri-imreil to Stand by tli < > XoinliiffM of tlm Convention. CHICAGO , July 5. Members of the delega tion from Delaware declare very positively there will bo no bolters In their camp on account of the adoption of a free silver platfornf nnd the selection of a free silver candidate. Even Senator Gray , one of the moat radical gold men In the convention or the party , they declare , will not desert the party nominees. There Is some feeling In the delegation against Senator Gray because of his speech at the gold meeting Saturday night. Ono of his colleagues complains that the gold men nro Injuring the chances 9 ! the party in the campaign by flghtltif ; the Inevitable with arguments of such a nature that they will furnish campaign material to the republicans. John F. Salisbury , who la a frco sliver Delaware delegate , has de voted considerable effort to endeavorl to persuade the moro radical sliver leaders to accept a platform which will bo In the na- turn of a rcalllrmatlon of previous declara tions on the financial question by democratic conventions and will not bo offensive to the eastern gold men , hut docs not think that his efforts have been particularly successful .11 Kit IT OP TIS1.I.BH'S CLAIMS ManiiKcr * "f tlio Soiintiir'M llnoui ArBii- ' ln l for Tlu-lr Clli-iil. CHICAGO , July 5. The silver republicans this evening entered upon a systematic ef fort to place before the arriving delegates the ndrantago of Mr. Teller's nomination Senators Dubols and Pcttlgrow , Congress man Townn and others called upon the Louisiana delegation and for over an hour argued In favor of combining the silver forces under Teller's leadership. They were given a respectful hearing and it Is sail their arguments made o deep Impression upon the delegation. It is the Intention of the silver republicans to continue this luU . slonary work and appear before all the free ! silver delegations who i-aru to hoar them , Thu Louisiana delegation also listened to some of the Uland msmagora. WORK SOlY AND OVERTIME * t > ) pponento of Mprcgr Getting Dcsperats ns the Primarioa Approach. MONEY WHERE IT WILL DO THE MOST GOOD III f KN I3lriM9f\t TnliliiK nil lull-rod In .Moreii > 'n . , CiitiiimlKH I'1 Alive to tin * \ cr lt > ' iif Hot - t u MI I n K Him In l'i As Iho tlnio drawn nonr for the con- sreaslonnl primaries tlio anti-Mercer mnnn- gers and candidates for his congressional shoes nro beginning to develop the tactics isiml with politicians who realize they nro cnrryliiR on a battle In which their chimera nro slim and growing mord attenuated every lay. Sunday , ordinarily. Is a day of real , jut the time between now and the primaries la so short and tlio cnso so desperate that : ho political doctors of the anti-Mercer jrand were putting In overtime. Whether tlio workers were charging double price , usually demanded for Sunday mid holiday work by many tradesmen , la unknown. The aspirants were not leaving all of the work to their lieutenants by nny means. Cornish was busy down among the Uo- lemlan voters. Bxtra efforts were made to Irum up a crowd at National halt , Into which Cornish had Intended to flro one of ils highly explosive addresses. Uy dint of lersevcranco and personal solicitation am many as twentyfivevere collected by 4 o'clock. The managers thought thu crowd was so smalt It would look lonesome In the lall , so they were taken Into the basement. After participating In the entertainment dfterOd the small band dispersed , expressing Iho opinion that while Mr. Cornish might bo a pretty good fellow they guessed they would vote for Mercer. One Cornish delegate In the Second ward was given a check Friday for 5175 to be placed where It would do the most good. Whether the remainder of the delegates h&vo been similarly favored Is not known. It they have not time Is short and the day of checks will soon bo over. The distribution has also commenced In the Eighth ward. Among others who have been retained to "rldo herd" for the anti-Mercer forces Is a street car conductor who professes to carry the votes of the Russians of that ward and other portions of the city In his pocket. It was discovered during the afternoon yesterday that the names of two of the Mercer delegates In the First ward had been left off of the official ballot. They are Charles Dartos and It. 1'ctcrson. The reason ar.siBntii by the executive committee of the county central committee , which Is opposed to Mercer , Is that Hartos is rir-a- ! and that Peterson has resigned. Instead of being dead Hartos Is very much alive and there Is considerable of him. Peter son could not be found yesterday , but one thing is certain , and that Is that Saturday was a legal lollday , In law a dies non , and no resignation } could have been legally re ceived on that day. The committee w ! ! ! undoubtedly be compelled to replace the two names on the ticket. Itallift Kenof Judge Scott's court Is on the anti-Mercer ticket in the Eighth ward and the Judcets son is on the same tickr- the Fourth iward.i As the judge Is look ing with longing eyes on the free silver nomination foe congress , since ho flew the cU. it is more rthan surmised that he might have some design In securing the nomination of as weak a candidate on the. republican ticket oa possible. Ono of the .conspicuous . features of the makeup of the anti-Mercer tickets Is the large representation accorded therein to the city hall people. They are on the list In every ward ! and in some ot them the employes and their known political sponsors monopolize the entire delegation. Many of the people of the city nro becom ing1 tired ofthoe orts of this. . crowd to run not'only the" politics'or the city , but of the state , so far Douglas county has any Influence , and also of the congressional district. The business element of the city , which has such a vital interest in the many measures which very largely depend upon the return of Mr. Mercer to congress. Is beginning to wake up and proposes to bo heard at the coming primaries. They have no Interest in the quarrels of factions , but appreciate the good work already done by Mr. Mercer and realize that the same qualities which enabled him to do what has already been accomplished will render him valuable in the future. This ele ment is taking an interest in the coming primaries which It has never done before , and the desnerate efforts of the combina tion arc having the effect of Increasing this Interest daily. WII.L 1IR O.M3 KI3MAMDUMKIATIO. : . Mrn. i : . II. r'erniiHOli of lit nil to Uf ( JIvcu n Sen I. CHICAGO , July 5. Mrs. Ellen 13. Fergu son will be the only woman who will oc cupy a scat in the convention. She Is an alternate from Utah. The delegation ar rived today and at a meeting voted to vote for Dland for president. The dele gation also agreed upon the following of ficers : Chairman , O , W. Powers ; mem bers national committee , A. W. McCune , A. L. Rawllns , ; credentials , S. H , Thur- raan ; permanent organization , David Evans ; honorary Tlco president , II , C. Chambers ; honorary secretary , Dr. Ellen D..Ferguson ; member of committee to notify nominee for president , Fred Kissel ; preference of mem bers of committee on resolutions as to tariff plank , moderate tariff , equalized. In struction of delegations as to resolutions Include the advocacy of a plank favorable to an income tax. How Mi-lClnley Spoil ( Sunday. CANTON , 0. , July G. Governor McKlnley went to church today , but Instead of going to the First Methodist , of which he is a trustee and where ho and his mother most generally occupy a puw , ho went to Trinity Lutheran , where llov. D. H , Dauslln preached a patriotic sermon approprlato to the Fourth of July season. Governor Mc- Klnley's present plans conVThUe but one day's absence from Cantou in the Imme diate future and that Is a day In Cleveland , when ho will probably bo thg guest of Mr. Hauna. _ I Malm- mill -111111111111 CHICAGO , July 5.--Tho Maine delegation organized tonight , electing Seth C , Gordon chairman. IS , QuIIqiiyun , a strong field man , was elected iiiomlt'feot the committee on res olutions. The tariff ( plank of 18)2 ! ) expressed the Eeutluient8 jof'.tho . delegation on that point , i a Tlio Indian lUUgation organized by electIng - Ing Senator Tiwpo- | < chairman and Judge Jaii'X-a McCuho nun Uer of the committee on resolutions. Ilofla.- * ' strong sliver man and favors a tariff for revenue jJiily. lllniiil"BYMnturH Huron to. LKUANON , Mp..July ! , , C. Tbo Hland special train , EPUtsJstlng of five coaches and a baggage oar , profusely decorated with national colore'IIUriU ! lithographs , etc. , and comfortably nlfiW with nlaud shoiitors , passed through1 'this ' "city at II o'clock this afternoon , boutM'-ftfr1 Chicago , Mr. Bland was present at the depot , and received hearty'congratulation8 from the mcmbeis of the Springfield aim other delegations. See . 1 Ilii'y at tli Ooiifrreiu'o. NEW YOIIK. July CThis Is the second day of the ninth annual conference of tbo socialist labor party , which Is being held at the Grand Central palace , Telegrams of en- couragcment were recnlved from sections In Uuffalo , San Francisco and f/llwaukee. The national board of grlevuacua read its ro- port , reviewing the work done by the party during the past four years. 1'rliitiT * HuiM | rtlMK Mul.i'iin. CHICAGO , July G. The Typographical union of Detroit , Mlclu , have wired to the supporters of Hon , John n , McLean , an- nounclng their support of him for president. It l expected many other delegations will bo heard from In the same way tomoirow. American shoemakers state that the feet of women are getting bigger , owing to thu cycling , tennis and other outdoor exercises. Thu feet are , however , said to be' more healthy , and thu chiropodist la finding his occupation cone. Let the wind blow through your clothes Then there's comfort these boiling clays a negligee shirt a summer suit a straw hat- wc have them all and the investment it takes- is so little at the Continental Try it once. TIIK crrv iionsi ; oic TOOAV. IiMMiiivonlcnri-H of ( InI'nnt < - < > nl | > lire l with .lloilorn Iliiiiic CoinfortM. The ready-made dwelling built to rent in the first half of the century in New York compares with the ready-made dwelling of today In the metropolis as the Hall of Frank lin's time compares with the modern thrcsh- IIIK machine. In nothing that Is outside the linu of the revolutionary Inventions of the ago , says a writer In Harper's Weekly , has progress made such strides as It has In ministering to the comfort of these who dwell In cities. The rented house ot the first half of the century was larger than It has become , but It was a mere empty box , after all usually It was a part of a monotonous row of such boxes. Now such dwellings are tastefully designed , and an effort Is made to give each an Individual character. Within they are Illuminated by great plate glass windows , decorated with a liberal finish of ornamental hard wood , fitted with sanitary safeguards In the plumbing and ventilating fixtures , and com pleted by modern Improvements of many useful kinds. In each Is a house telephone , with mouth-pieces and electric buttons In every room. The dumb waiter of such a house reaches to the first bedroom iloor , if not to the top of the building. The mantel-pieces have cabinet tops and are built above grate fireplaces that contain gas-ogs ! , or false but showy fuel made of asbestos veined with perforated gas pipes. The doors slide Into the walls , so as not to take up nny of the too little space In the small modern rooms. A showy China cabi net is a fixture in the breakfast room , and a refrigerator is built In one of the walls near the kitchen. In madam's bedroom and In her parlor Is a cheval glass. An apron of Iron over the kitchen , range promises to rid the house of the smells of cooking , and good draughts for the fires are guaranteed by flues of iron piping Instead of brick. Ward robes , which are really dress-closets , with great doors , nro Ilxed In the walls nnd lor the clothing of men the closet drawers of old are turned Into shelves fronted by doors that drop open upon hinges at the bottom thereof. The dining room has moved up stairs into the back parlor and is ono-quarter furnished by having a pretentious Hide- board built in a niche In the walls. Sta tionary tubs are housed In an annex of Hie kitchen , and the fin de slecle bathroom bus become a beautiful chamber lined an-1 walled with brlclc , ventilated by an air j.haft and skylight , and fitted with tubs and other equipments that are either porcelain lined 1 or made of crockery. Electric lights arc dis tributed throughout the house and all doors to yard and street are doubled , to save coal and the Internal heat of the dwelllnc Thus the modern Cornelia Is provided with what we may call fixed comforts. Uut she Is.not content with these. Therefore with the modern dwelling goes the man who keeps the street clean Uy an arraiisenie.-H with the householders of each block. With It also goes he who attends to the furnace and rolls the ash-bnrrels out to the nurb- atone. The private watchman gives flrnt aid to the Insultlclent police , or the automatic burglar alarm stands In that relation to him. The laudryraan long ugo Joined the letter carrlerf , butcher , milkman , grocer and b.iknr In their periodical visits to the basement door ; and whenever madame shuts up her house all barred and bolted nnd chained as It has been by the bidders she turns It over to a sort of care-taking or watchman's company. If she moves out of a house , there arc companies to send packers who will bundle up her belongings with profes sional skill , and that will store them for her by carrying them In padded vans to fireproof warehouses. Her rugs and car pets are now beaten by machinery , and she may hire her spring housccleanliiK donu precisely as she gives out her washing. IJeforo olio rents a house she may order It inspected by a private company , that will report upon the character of its con struction nnd Its plumbing , adn this com pany also offers to proceed at law against all nuisances In otherwise nice neighbor hoods. Thus has vanished the necessity for drawing water , hewing wood , keeping a cow , churning , laundering clothes , cleanIng - Ing house , beating carpets und very much ot the rest of thfo onerous duties of house keeping ns our mothers knew It. The out- of-town render may fancy that the latter- day metropolitan housewife now needs only to climb stairs , to sew , and to supervise the cooking of the household meals , Uul only a little of oven this Is true. She need 1 not know u needle from a plough , and thcro 1 are dwellings Into which meals arc now sent from the kitchens of hotels and largo apartment houses , In connection with which such dwellings are maintained. It Is not useless to put on record , at the conclusion of the century , even so hasty a summary of the qhanges that housekeep ing has undergone. It may assist the future historian In determining why wo of this era have crowded Into the cities , or help him to sum up the means by which the cities attracted and held the people who abandoned tbo farms and villages , M'KI.VMJV AMI IIOIIAKT. Political mill Otlior I'VnliiroM ' of ( In- CnriM-r * of Iti'iinlillrnn .ViiniliirrH. Xew York Sun , Governor McKInley was married In 1871. Senator Hobart was married In ISO. SIcKln- ley was 28 when hu was married ; Hobart was 25. Uotli McKlnley and Hobart are lawyers. Mr. McKInley was educated at the Poland academy. Sir , Hobart is a graduate of Hutgers college. Uoth were educated in their home states. When Garret A. Hobart , republican candi date for vieo president , ran for state senator In Passalc county. Now Jersey , on the re publican ticket In 1ST ! ) , his opponent on the democratic ticket for thu sauio olflcu was Garret A. Hopper. There were two "Garret A.'s" In the field , and as Mr. Hobart , the republican Garret A. , received 0,500 votes , and as Mr. Hopper , the democratic Garret A. , received 3.COO , the democratic Garret A. was more In thu field , to to speak , than hla republican adversary , who was elected. Ohio , from which state the republicans have taken their presidential candidate , liaa never been lost to the republican party in u presidential contest ulnco 1U establishment In 1850. Now Jersey , from which state the republicans have their vlco presidential candidate this year , has never been carried by the republicans In a presidential election since the foundation of the republican purty , with the exception of 1872 , when the defec tion of the old-lino democrats from the Greclcy and Drown ticket was strong enough to throw the electoral vote of Now Jersey Into the republican column. JIHN IIUKAK .IAII , . K inr < iMii Vnltcil Sliid-K I'rNoniTx ill ClilliiTlc MulctTlnlr KntMiii > . GUTHKII2. Okl. , July fi. Fourteen pris oners overpowered the guards In the United States Jail nt 9.30 tonight and broke Jail , mil Doolln and "Dynamite Dick , " the last survivors of the Dalton gang , who were wanted for the murders committed In the Ingalls fight , at which four deputy marshals were killed , were the principal actors. Four teen out of flfty-nlnu prisoners escaped. They were the most desperate characters. They nre : Hill Uoolln , Dynamite Dick. Charles Mont gomery , Jim niack. Walt McClaln. Hill Grit- tendon , Ril Lawrence , George Lane , Kid Phillips. Henry Irvln. Hill Jones , C. 0. Nix. Lee Kllllam and William Heck. They got the huurds' two revolvers nnd a Winchester by a rush out ot the cages when the gate was opened , and , knocking ono of the guards down , placed the other two In the steel cages , making them enter at the points of their revolvers. Having the guards safe , the ring leaders called for every one ot thu pris oners to escape if they wanted to. Only fourteen followed. William Heck was so weak that he sat by the side of the readout out ot the city wondering how he would cs. capo. Later the outlaws made a mnn named Schoflcld and his girl get out of n buggy and give it to them. A posse of deputy marshals , headed by Hill Tllgman , who cap tured Doolin , went In pursuit ot the escaped prisoners. GUTS HIS I'AY IX SlI.VKIt. CnmniKtrc nt Fort I > oilK Ti-HlK Hie ICniiNiiH .MIIII'H Fill Mi. FOUT DODGK , la. , July G. ( Special Tele gram. ) Fort Dodge hnd the grandest cele bration of Independence day ever known In this part of Iowa. The oration was de livered by ex-Congressman Jerry Simpson ot Kansas. H was non-political , patriotic , thoughtful and acceptable and pleasing to all. Tlio committee perpetrated a Joke on him In settling , which was relished as highly by Jlr. Simpson as anybody. His | pay was to bo $200 , nnd tbo committee tendered him two sacks containing the amount in sliver dollars. Inasmuch ns the orator was traveling In light marching order , the load was rather formidable. Ho was game , however , and after inquiring if the gentlemen of the committee were all repub- llcans , and being Informed that they were , _ ho asked good naturedly if they were proposing - i posing to pay him In CO-cent dollars. He I waa assured that these were republican | dollars , all kept at the gold standard and were worth 100 cents. Ho said that they were good enough for him , and that ho | wished the country had more of them nnd , proceeded to stow them away in his grip ' without further demur. Later some of the J cotnmltteo volunteered to relieve him of thd load nnd save him the trouble of hiring a dray. Mr. Simpson protested to tlio last , however , that no form ot payment could be more acceptable. i\ciTi.vr SK < > UKI < OK A j.vxcuirvn. I'lirlNliiK of Xvixrat'H for tin1 1 of JSoiMirlUK IIVI IIK ; . WASHINGTON , July 0. A special to the Post from nockville. Mil. , suys : The excite ment cau&cd by the lynching of the negro Sydney Randolph on Friday WUB stirred tea a high pitch tonight when it was rumored that the colored people In the vicinity of Galthersburs had organized a party and were coming to Rockville to lynch It. L. Iluxton , the father of the Huxton family that wus assaulted and of which crlmo Ran dolph WUB accused and for which hu was lynched. As noon as the authorities hero were ap prised of this rurnor steps were nt once taken to pruvont a recurrence of the events of Friday night. The deputy sheriff o.uloty ! Informed u number of the oltlzi'iis that their services might bo needed and then told nuxton of his danger , advising him to leave on the next train for Washington. Iluxton scorned qulto nervous and excited , but pro tested against leaving. Arrivals from GaithersburK stated the rumor of the In tended outbreak among the negroes had | reached them and that a party of 200 mim had been armed and put em their guard. They informed liiixtim that If ho would accom- | pany them back to OalthcirsbnrR they would j guarantee to protect him. lltixton went to | GalthcrsburR , whcio ho will spend the night | with friends guarded by Huve.rnl able-bodied I men. There Is no doubt that thu colored . people of the county arc very Indignant over I the lynching. Jt Is stated also that they nro bitter against Duxtim , claiming ho Icimws j moro about thu affair than lie Is willing to tell. p Some .Mn re .VIMV Hi'i'ortld , LOUISVILLE. Ky. . July 5. At yester-1 day's race meet nt Fountain Ferry VV. n , . Mitchell nnd ( , ° corr Pavls lowered thoj ' ninatciir llylnj ; ntnrt unpaccd nvonlrt for the litilf nnd two-thlriln of n mllo. Time : Half mlln , 0:50 : , against IJS ) : 3-5 ; two-thlidri inllp. 1:17. : upnliiHt l.iil . CAAliUtlttOK , Mass. . July 5. Nnt nnd Tom nutl'-r niado a m-w world's tandem ivr'ord for n inllo i-ompntltlon , their tlm" bolus IS- ! ! ! , , Tllf-y nlHO xmiirihnl III" wnrld'H pnrcnl mlle record unil rHliilillslii-d a n < ! W ono of I : l , " , : ! -.V Thu old ivnml win * beaten by two seconds. TJion Tom rounded out the dny'H work by nmUltiK n now com petition mile reeoid for thu truck In 2:033-5. : UllSSIAXS KICHT AT A I'ICMO. Over One HniiilriMl I'ITMOIIM Iiijiircit In tin * How. NEW YORK , July fi. The Independent Order of the Late Soldiers of Russia gave a picnic yesterday in the park of William M. Sowall at Maspcth , L. I. The organiza tion Is composed of two factions , the Inde pendents und the regulars. The factions cnmo together In thu afternoon In a con flict that was both fierce and bloody. Sheriff Hunry Uohl of Queens county and fifty depu ties were hastily summoned to the scene. After a struggle of half an hour they suc ceeded In arresting fifty-nine ot the bellig erents. A hundred men had been more or less injured. Among the number were Con- Blubles Sherry and Uowman , the former hav ing been stabbed In the abdomen and How- man both stabbed nnd shot. H Is believed that both will dlo. Klght men were badly Injured , including two probably fatally. The wounds ot thirty others were dressed by surgeons. KIKTY-THIIKK MILLIONAIIII3S. Jlrcord 111 Ciillforiilii .SIio vlo r llovr Vint Fortmii'M AnSfliMiTiiI. . Ono of the most unique dcciiments ever prepared from the fnctn found In the nr- ehlvus of the prolmte court has just been compiled from the records nt the city Imll. says the Sun Frnnclsco Chronicle. It sheds light on the affairs of scores of men who were sticci'HHlul business nirn In their dny , and lulls whnt heciimo of tln > millions thuy left. The records of Iho San Francisco courts show that nearly 400 heirs appear to have participated In the emoluments left by fifty-three millionaires In the period between 1S71 and 1W1. In very few In stances have the principalities accumulated hv the kings of commerce remained undi vided. A glance at the document shows that in the twenty-one years covered by the re- Hcareh llfty-tlirce largo estates have been administered on before reaching the hun dreds of hi-lrs to whom the auin of nearly $175 000,000 the court appraisement of tha ostatu.H baa ROIIO by ODurntlon of law or l > y testamentary bequests. Of thu tlfty-threo names In tin- list few were worth much le.ss than Jl.000,000 , and many were con spicuous In their generation as the wealth iest of California. The llrst striking fact In connection with the Ilfty-thrcc great estates In thu list , asldo from the startling total. Is that most of the estates reached u largo number of persons soon after the death of thu original owners. In splto of thu fact that some estates wont to ouu person only , lus In the lllytho cnso , the average number of per sons participating In each catnlu was about ten. The bulk of the llfty-tlireo estatux , however , reached 312 heirs. Probably $1.- 000.000 of the total of $17 : ,000,000 went to legatees not enumerated In Iho list of "M participants. The comparatively small estate of Kato Johnson , which was appraised at $1.250,000 , rt.iched moro liolrH than any other , the number on the list being twcnty-llvo , whllo the J4.000.000 of Thomas Hlytho went to one child , Florence , after a celebrated trial. The estate of Maria Colotnan was valued at $1.7J7OW. and li went oqtnilly to three ln-Irs. Charles Crocket's . ' 2,000.000 reached sis jiorsons , whllo Mary Ann Crocker's Sll.SVJ.iOT wont , shnro and shnro nllki' , to four of the six who got Charles Crocker's larger fortuno. IVtcr Dona- hu 's Ju',7H,312 ! went 111 equal parts to three heirs. Mrs. Theresa Fair's } l , ! i.1,2r,0 went to three persons Charles L Fair. JIlss Virginia Fair nnd Mrs. Charles Oelrlchs , whllo William K Fuller distributed his 31. 771 , "i. . ! to sown persons of his name. Kmanucl Goldstein's JI.OOO.POO went to six hells. UvorgcHoarst's JS,7S < .1 7 went In cr.ual parts to his wife and son , whllo Wal ter H. Hotiart's $ "i,273.3tii ; wnnt In thirds to his ihrci ? children Waller Hobart , Mitts Klla Unhurt and Airs. WIntlirop Lester , Mark Hopklna' S20. 'JI.7fl2 went to two per sons. Itolwrt C. Johnson's ? lHOr.r,0 ! wont to clKven pitrsiins In almost equal portions. Them are fi > w exceptions to the guner.xl course at rxtiitrn , as In the case of Lick nnd Stanford The f.,000,0 < V ) of the hh-jc es tate wnt chlolly to ono heir and to a num ber of trusts of a public nature created he- fortJann'rt Kick's di'ath. Charles Mc laughlin Ifft hla $2 I7fl. to his widow. whlinlixunuVr Moiitgomory'H $2i5iS45 : ; went to thrci ) holrs. Daniel T. Murphy's $20tlfi70 went to six heirs. William B. O'lJrlen'rt JOC" > .4. > 3 reached clirht persons , Janii's I'holnn left an oven N.fiJl.oM. which reached four persons In shares and a nutn- lior of small hrquesls. A. J. 1'opc'n $1- iWt.fyy ) reached four heirs. Wnnhlnglon 1 > ! Mi Jl.27fi.391 to fifteen persons. Lclnml Stanford's J17.C.SSll : ! ! went to fourteen pnrsoiis , nnd Ilio trust for til" university. Hubert Sherwood's $ IOW.O < X ) wont to live holrs. James I' . Treadwell K-ft something moro than $1 d'.O.OOO ' to six holrs of ; thu same. muni ! . .1. C'lulc WlldiirmliiK'i * T ? i 2.0KI,000 wan illatrlhlltcil to twcnty-onn persons i , being the largest subdivision inadu in any of tlio water estates. John Win- land's yr t.ODO wont to nlnu helm of Ihn samn j namu. whllu his wife's $131,000 reached her six children. The ? 4. 177,000 of Adolphiis O. Whltcornh went chiefly loour pnrsoiis , A study of the li.it shows that the money k-ft by tin1 mllllomilri's has slneo entered countless chaniuils of Hey I.IIKKIM ! < > II tinCarpet. . Wllllo King , u negro boy 14 years old , was arrested yesterday on a charge of pott } ; larceny. Willie mid iiomo other IIOJ-H visited 'ho ' hoii.se formerly occupied by Lewis I'ligef neiir Twentieth nnd Hamilton streets , mid took thciefrom n narpot which hail been but slightly damaged hv a HID which ocfiirred in the house but a row days ago. I'nK'-r ' Is under aricst on n c.han ; < ! of nrsnii , nn > l the fiinilHhlnus of the plnc had been loft In l ho hiilldlng pending a settle ment uf the CIIPQ with thu Insurance com- pauU-s. It's only a question of time about your using Pearline. So it seems to us. It seems as if every bright woman must see , sooner or later , how much easier and quicker and better and more economical is Pearline's way than any other known way of washing. You can't think of any draw- back or objection to it that hasn't been met and disproved , a thour sand times over. Millions of women are using Pearline now. Ask some om : of them , who uses it rightly , how much she saves by it. Manu- facturcd only by Jas. Pylc , N.Y. I