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O THE OMAHA DATLV 1lJfBy m . ) ATnrPAT _ - , JPLY . 25 , 1800.
The rcRolutlon wa * unanimously Adopted b ; A rising vote A. A Noe. an Ohio delegate , presented t Chairman Allen n gavel conlnlnlns slxtcei pieces of silver and one of gold The wooi of the handle wan hickory After this pre Bontatlon n novel Incident occurred Captain O A Lloyd of Hochcllc. N Y. and Mrn. I'ennlnKton. the "swept singer o Arkansas" marched Into the hall dressei In the costumes rcsp"cttvely of Uncle San nnd Columbia. Captain Llojd wore the red white nnd blue splke-tallcd coat and the tal Jiat of t'nrle Sam. while she was nrrayci In the stars and stripes nnd wore the shlcli nnd turban of thi > American goddess The ; made their way to the platform amid ; [ -.pattering of rhoers and fared the dele Kates , while Mrs I'cunlugton sans a popu list campaign song Jerry Simpson mounted n chair nnd prci tested against frittering away nny mnr time of the convention. The delegate * h said , were present at great expense , an the convention should git down to bus ! HIT AT HUTLHll AND ALM2N. John S Dore of California created some thing of a sensation by declaring the mid of the Omaha platform prohlbltlnn feders officers taking part In the deliberation of a populist convention should be enforcci His protest was c\ldcntly aimed at Senator Uutlcr of North Carolina ami Allen of Nc brnska , the temporary and permanent chaii men Hi' was applauded by some of th mlddlc-of the-road men , but tie action wu lakun . , , , The commllteo to confer with a slmlla committee from the silver convention wa then appointed from each state. Will ! these selections were being made some on In the gallery o\er the speaker's stand al templed to hani ; out a banner represents llryan with ono foot on the democratic an the other foot on the republican plutforn Ho was promptly suppressed. The bannc had been sent Into the gallery by the Texn delegation When Texas was cnlltd foi hi member of the conference committee. Deli gate 1'ark Jumped up and shouted "Tex.i no member of that committee ' All tli no member of that committee All tli other states however , made selections. The committee Immediately retired t meet the silver committee Congrcssimi Howard railed upon the chair for a stat < nicmt of the purpose of the conference con mltteo. and the power with which It we clothed Senator Allen responded that tli object was to ascertain If the two combine tlons could find common ground to stand 01 Anything they did would be subject to th subsequent action of the convention. 1 had no plenary power The regular order was railed for. Th was the leading of the mlnoilty report < the committee on rules It recouimcndi a change In the order of making nomln : tlons. so as to make the nominal Inn of vie president before that of prcsl lent Th was a move of the middle-of-the-road mei Delegate MrOrath of Illinois prompt ! moved to lay the minority report on tl table. Congressman Howaid and Harm Olhlm of Alabama demanded to be heard t the motion The plain purpose of the str.ilght-outs vvi to test Sevvall's troiith ! The proposltlc would show the oxttc-nio high water atrcngt of the antl Ilrjun men Then- was sou parliamentary squabbling Tweed Pome-it of Newark , N J , chairman of the commlttc on rules , took the stage and explained i length the contllct between the majorll nnd minority of the committee. CLOTH12 Tiin SKULKTON. Ignatius Donnelly of Minnesota protest ! against the proposition repotted from tl committee on lules to allow the candldati to select the national chairman "It JIM bo , " said he passionately , "that when th convention adjourns there will bo llttlo le of the populist part } , except the executl\ committee While I may bo willing to su ] port Drjan , If ho Is the choice ot this coi vcntlon , when the folly ot the moment hi passed awnj.vo may want to clothe tl skeleton that Is left" Ho wanted the in tlonal committee tP select Ha chalrma The middle-of-the-road men cheered Doi nelly lustily and an Alabama delegate crii out that the convention should bolcct tl chairman Judge Grccu of Nebraska made a \ igoroi reply to Mr Donnelly , in which ho declau that the people n part > would emerge tl umphantly from this contest If It graspi the opportunity to achieve- success in N vcmbor for silver , la do so ho argue would suvo the life of the people's paity The antl Urjan delegates grew obstiopc ous as ho proceeded and a dozen points order were made among them one that 1 was not discussing the question at issu Chairman Allen ovori tiled thesa points rig ] and left "Sit down , sit down' " cried hundred voices "I'll not sit down , " replied Judge Glee "until I got leady " When he complcti his speech Congressman Howard of Al bama , ouo of the straightoutsaiuo fo ward Ho Is a man ot enormous statur tall and swarthy , with raven hail that f.il to his shouldeis , and when he spoke toil : Ills eyes flashed and his clucks binned I was greatly aroused lie took a shot Senator Allen for ouggeatliiR Unit "any mi who vvoio a delegates badge was In'liieuci by the use of money " lie advocated takli up the rcpoit section by section He want to nominate a vloe president This stat mcnt was gieetcd with cries ot "no" ai Jeers , while his f.n tlou of the conventli howled with delight Howard pleaded f the nomination of n vice picsident first the lutci c-bt of party harmony n Gerry Ilrown of Massachusetts also < 1 fended the minority Ho pleaded with t major In pathetic toneH to concede tl much to the southern states and the n norlty of the convention Qcargu Abbott of Nebraska appealed the convention not to change the legul order of business He did not in some thin represent his delegation "I am hero fro the cornfields of the west to shake nan with the cottoutlelds of thn south. " Wh lie said hn was willing to do all In his pow to defeat Sew all the stialght-outs jeled ai cheered llku madmen CYCLOND IS PROMPT. After ho left the stand there we loud cries for "Cyclone1 Davis a : Jerry Simpson. The former quick responded He made a eharactc istlc speech With aims waving llko t wings of a windmill and u volte llku a fi ( horn ho su the ladicals wild with entli slasm He did nut want to Impugn t motives of any ono , but ho wanted to knt If the men from thu ' ciested height won hi give the south Urn second plai Thoio woio loud cilci of 'JCH , wo will He wont on to state that another thl that the ) must lint be requited to do w to taKe this joting Samson , thupeopli / party , and lay It on the altar of demoerac lie said they VMTO willing to accept t Joshua of Nchiaska If they could bo t Kured of u cumll latoof their own for vl president and the piesctvatlon of t people's pnttj Tom I'.itteisoti of Colorado followed vvl a stiong Hpoech , against thu adoption of t minority report Ho depiocated tint cioa Ing of the iih ds of ptji omen anil declar that what this "meat convention" would would add to the powti nnd the glor ) the parl ) It re-pi etiented. "If this tlckul divided " ho erled. lifting himself aloft , Urjun li cndoiscd and n , soiitboiti man named for vice picsldi-nt , such confusion w result that " but ho got no further T autl-Seuall uu.u Jecitd and hunted. ' : no , " the ) said , "Jet 8ivvj.ll get out of t way , " Mr. Patterson continued to aiguo agalnsi mlstaUo that would "cloud the Issue and rlda the strength of the xllvc : fntces. " 1 null-Sow all men contlnnod to Jeer and thi were several i-rlta from the gallflies of "I him out , " The man vvhu was creating I disturbance In Iho galloiy was t-joited T point was finally made that Mr P.itturso remarks v\oro \ not RCimano to the subjt1 but the rhalr ovi-iruloil it Mr Putton then K.IVO It UH bis opinion that Mr llryi us an honorable nvn rould not accept nomination on SUCH terms. "I helluva Blood Is essential to health. Now U the tin to purify and enrich > our blood by takl : 3 SarsapaHlla Tin tUniUril In fact tlio One Tru Blood 1'urlfli Hood's Pills cur Jl JJ cr 11U. ecu would bo better , " he said , "for this coirvor Ion to nominate n straight mlddle-of-tlu road ticket " Some one shouted "Stop him ! " "N < no ! " cried the Tcxans. "Lot him go ! " "Olv ilm rope" He will hang himself" When ho finished an Arkansas dclegat . .houtod . "Can a representative of the Me Clnley tlckel also have n hearing' " KANSAS NOT TOll SHWALI. . Delegate Untcmnti of Maine attempted t eply to M- . Patterson , hut Simpson gn he floor and created unbounded enthusiast mong the antl-Setvall men by declaring thn Kansas would cast ninetytwootes for iouthorn man for vice president "You don't speak for me ' cried Dclcg.at telly of the Sunflower state "Well , then , ctorted Simpson , "tine of the nlucty-lw tas gone nstray Hut I say to the soutl f jou will give us Iho president we wil give jou the vice president " Judge Plow-man of South Dakota , who sale o represented the only stale that hail tvv .opullst United States senators , favored th nnjorlty report but said South Dakot vould bo for a middle-of-the-road man fo Ice president If the delegation could b onvlneed "that It was for the best Inter sts of the pa'ty " This qualification raised a storm of jeer- U this point the previous question wa ink-red , bin Gentral 12. Gerry Brown an larnoy Olbbs of Texas managed to get I wo speeches under the guise of parlln nentaty Inquiries The latter advocate ho nomination of n southern man for vie iresldent and fusion of electors ' Will jou pledge jour delegation fo Irjati , ' asked Jerry Simpson , "as Kansa ilcdgcd her votes for a southern candldat or vice president' " General Glbbs neatly parried this Intel rogatory bv saying that he could not spea "or the delegation A rowof ten minute 'ollowcd on the parliamentary status. Som , ory novel parliamentary Ideas were ai ! vaiiced The tangle was nt last straightened oned out and the convention went back an DOk up the re-port section by section At other ten mint.ten was consumed before th contested sections of the report wur reached An Alabama middle-of-the-road delegat novcd to change the rules so as to rcqillr two-thirds to nominate , but his motion wa lot entertained The minority recommend : : tlon of three Instead ot one member of tli tntlonal committee from each state , afu some discussion , was agreed to Delegate Dean of New York advocate ho adoption of the minority report "Cj clone" Davis attempted to pour oil on th troubled waters by declaring that ho ha iledges from the Kansas , Nebraska an Illinois delegations thai. If Ihc convciitlo would not disturb the regular order < things , those statea would vote for an "hoi est populist for vice president ' Then if they betray us " ho began. "Wo won't , " shouted some ot the llllno men , but Davis' own state bowled that si would not make any deal "Cyclone" Dav was plainly In disfavor with his own deli gallon ANTI-SCWALL MI2N WIN With some difficulty the speech makln was cut off and the vote was taken by stall on Iho adoption of the minority report n commending the nomination of vice pies dent before picsident. antl-Sevvall del gates lined up in favor of the adoption i the minority report Thu loll call follow i with Intense Interest When North Car Una was reached Congressman Sklnni mounted a chair and Insisted on makli : a statement "North Carolina , " he sal "stands with Nebraska When we can hero this morning vvo weie for the mlnorll report , but since then we have had asstt ances from Kansas , Nebraska and otln northwestern and northern states that we would permit the regular order to pi vail the cause ot populist : il the soul should be recognized by the nomination i n southern candidate for vice presldcn Norlh Caiollna , theieforo , casts elghty-fli votes for the majoilty icport and Ion fi the nilnoilty leport. " Alabama and Texas attempted to challcni the vote of Tennessee , which cast In 77 votes for the majority lepoit , but tl chair ruled this out of order Dy this tin II was rumored aboul that the minoilty r port had a small majority In Its favor. Sci alor Ilutler and Congressman Skinner had bun led consultation on the platform M Skinner then lushed back to his dclcgatlo lie mounted a chair and sprung a sens tlon Ho said the vote of North Carolli had been cast upon the understanding wl ceitalti westein and northern states that tl vice presidency should go to thu south "Are jou sincere' " he cried "I denial to Knowas I am empowered to change tl vote of Nortli Carolina. " "Yes , " was called from various pai ts the hall , but these cries were drowned 1 a choius of "noes" "Change your vote shouted Texas , while Tom Patterson Colorado called out , "Colorado has made i pledge " Hedlam broke loose. The band playe men vicstled with each other and BIO excitement prevailed. AVhen order was restored , Congicssm : Skinner again demanded absolute pledgt "We don't want this convention nm ho shouted , "as Giovcr Cleveland was ulr ted by falsa pictenbc-s " Hevas piocee Ing with a Ion , ; oration , deliveied In dramatic fashion when he was Intelrupt with cries of "Do something' ' " "Vote1" The vote of North Carolina was not need to carry the minority report , but aft these cries Mr Skinner dramatically cd the ninety-five votes of Nortli Carolina f It , ami I cheers of tlio antl-Sowall crow The announcement of the vote was 78 , ' ! 015 In favoi of tlio mlnoilty report , a : was , of course , the signal for another enth siastlc antl-Ilrjan demonstration Tlio detailed vote on the adoption of t minority leport was as follows : Hint ! * Yens. Nii ; AlaLam.l " ( i * Arkansas a Ciilorailo 4 ; t'dmipctlcut 2 ; e'nllfornl i 3J i IiouM iti.i 2 21 Jlal ) land i Malm o . Munsiu uit-ptlj ) IS ; K-ntucly , ii i MlelilKim 11 1 Mlswurl 37 Montana 1 11 Xcbr.ixlm o1 KcvHumpshlni . , * 4 , Ne > vv Jen-ey 7 Noith Dakota 1 < Ohio 4S 1' . nn.sjluinl i . 17 j Ithiiilu Ixluml . 4 South DuUnta . . . V Temu > eeo . 7 TCXIH . 103 Utuli . , . 5 VIlRillll . 17 31 Wml \ Irtliila . 11 , \Vyotnlni ; . . . . . . . . . . 7 , \rU"tm . , . i ln\\a . u ] Niw Mexico . i Oklahoma . ' . . . . C 7- 2 : Dibit UH of Columbia. . . . , . J InilUn Turltoiy . . . 2 Mlnnc'Dlii . , , , , 34 1 \ -linKtou | . 17 \Vlci-uiiRlti . . . 21 l > i luwuii * . . * , , , , , , , , , , , , , . , , . . . . : L'lotbU . t IC.I11I1 IH . . . , , , , . . . , * . . . . . 2 21 Ni\V Voil. . , . 7 J Viiniiint . , . 'J : Ninth C.uolln.i . . , , . , . ID S lilMUUll . 01 Malm . v . 70 IlullJIKl . v , . . . . U 1 Total . TrTE M The icpoit , cs amended , wax th adopted. A Callfoutla 'Iclc-gutc moved a lucess tin 0 oMixk , but the muilon was vacifeioiu vote-d down WUAYKIl niUliS t'LATKOUM. Rcneral J It. We > uvor , chairman ot t loinmilteo on i evolutions , was then , 3 03 , lerognUed to lead the platform agreed to by the committee Ho was i reived with ipplauae. He prefaced thn let Ing by hajlng the lommltteu had had piotractcd meitlug. and that , while Its pi 1 codings had been baimonloua , thciu w not entire unanimity , as Messrs Klrby To\uu and Coxey o ( Olilu v\uuld both oil minoilty re-potts. The text of thu iiujotllj report was follow r . The pooplu's partj , nssctnldcd In nntloi roiucutliin , renlllims its ullcKluuco to t pilnelnkH det 1. iiud by the founders of t leimblk and also to the fundumentul pr clples of Jukt government as enunciated the platform of thu party In IS'O. ' 1 ti-i'cvnUo that thiotiuti the uonulviinco the present uud prcce'dint ; adtnlnlstiatlc the countiy nab re.ietifd a i > rUU In nnllanal life ns ptcdlctid In our declai lion four j'ctir * agu uiul tb.it piotnpt u patllotlc aotlon la the Miptcme duty of i hour. Wo i utilize tluit whlln wu liavu ] lltle-al IndrpeniUMire , our lluaiu-lal ana dustrial Independence IH jet to bo nttiilr by rt'btorliiR to out countrjbo ron t | tlonul control and exrrelso of the ruiiLtlc nect'ssaijto u neopli a KOVI riiiuent whi fiiiietlons imvo beoit basely mi tendered our publicservantrt to rot-poi ito inunopull The Inllueiico of IMrrpinu monej ihangi lia been more pou-iii In shaplnp li-gls tlou thun the vole * f I IK Au.crlc.nx pe-oi The executive povvei nnd jationas" hu been used to conupt our U-Bl..liiturt4 u defeat the will of the people nnd plutoo racy has thereby been enthroned upon the ruins of democracy To restore the govern menl Intended by the fathers , and for tin welfare nnd propelIty of this nnd fiitun generations vvo demand the rMabllshmeni of nn economic und financial sj-stem vvhlcl shall make us masttrs of our own affair * Independent of Kuropeiin control , bj the adoption of the following doclarntloi of principles. FINANCES COMH KIHST. 1. Wo demand n national monej' , safi nnd s und. Issued by the general govern ment onlv. without the Intervention o banks of Issue , to no a full legal tender foi nil debls , nubile and private , u Just , equlta bio and ellli lent means of distribution dlroo to Ihe people and through the lawful ills bursfinenlH of the government 2 Wo demand the free- and unreslrlctei colmigo of silver nnd gold at the presen legal rallo of 1C to 1 , without waiting for thi ton-M-nt of foreign tintlon.s ! Wo demand the volume of circulating medium be speidlly Increased loan nmoun sulllclent to meet thu dctnnmlH of the bus ! ness and population of this cnutltrv , am to restore the Just level of prices ot hiboi nnd production 4 Wo denounce the sale of bonds am the lncrea.se of the public Intcrost-bearlnf debt made by the picHi-nt adinlnlstrntloi as unnoi essnry and vvlthoul authority 01 law nnd that no more bonds be Issuei except by spodnl act of congress. r , We demand Hitch legislation ns xvll prevint Ihe demonetlntlon of the lavvfu money of tlui United States by pilvntc con tract 0 Wo demand th it the government li p lyment of Us obllcatlons , shall use It- option as to tin- kind of lawful money li which they arc to bo paid and wo denouiici the present nnd preceding administration- for surrendering this option to the holder of government obligations 7 We demand a graduated Income tn * lo this end that iiKsroRutod wcnlth shal htnr Its lust proportion of taxation am vvo regard the recent derision of the supreme promo court relative to the Income tax lav , is n mlslnteiprt'ttitlon of the constltutloi and an Invasion of the rightful powers o congri-H.s over the subject of taxation 5 Wo demand that postal savings h ink- bo established by the government for thi safe deposit of the savings of the pe-opb ind to facilitate exchange. THANSPnilTATION nnFOtlM. 1. Transportation being n means of ex change It Is iiccessarj the governmon ihotild own and operate the ralliotds In tin nterest of the people and on a non-parti an basis , to the end that all may bo no orded the same treatment In trnnsportn Jon and that the I ) runny and polltle.a lower now exorcised by the. great rallloai corporations , which result In the Impali iienl , If not the destruction , of Iho polltloa rUhls and personal liberties of the cltl ens , may be destroyed Suth ovvnershli s to be accomplished grmlunllv. In n man icr consistent with Hotinil public policy 2 The Interest of the United Stiitcs It : ho public highways built vvllh ptlblli nonijs uud the ptoooeds of cxtinslvi giants of land to the I'aelllc lallroad should never bo nllenxtod , mortgaged o -.old. but itunnled anil jirotoi-ted for lh , joiural vvelfitru as pr vlded by the law jiK.iiilrlim' such r.iilwajs The fon-c-losur ) f existing liens of the United States 01 : hese roads should at once follow dc-ftuil In p.iymetit then of bv the debtor com pinles , and at the foreclosure s lies o said ro.ids the government sh ill puiehas : ho rime If it bee mei noci'suary to protec Its Inlet cat theitln , or If thev e in be pur cliast d lit a ri iborablo | irlie , ami the gov eminent --h-ill otieiate snld iilltoids a public hlchwnja for thu hem tit of thewhol people and not In the Inlet est of the few ind suitable ptovlslnns for ntotoctlon o life nnd propi rty giving t- > nil transport. ! tlon Ititttists ( iitttl privileges and eqini rates for fares and fn luhts ' ! We denounce the piescnt Infnmou schemes foi lefundlng those di-bts 111 ! th laws now- applicable thereto bo ov cute mil ndmlnlsteied according to their tru Intent and spirit. 4 The teleprnph ll'ie the postolllco sy-- torn , bolus a necessity for the tiansnilsslo of news should be o.vncd and opoiated b the K'vornmenl In the Interest ot th people LAND TOR nVnilYHODY 1 The true policy demands that nation. ; and si ito legislation shall be such as shn ultimately enable everjprudent and In dustrl us citizen to si c lire n home , an then fore the 1 mil should not bo monopr ll/eil for suoculatlve purposes. The hind now occupied bv lalltouls nnd i tin r co- potations In excels of their actual need should bjliwful means bo n claimed b the government and held for actual settlct only , and piivato land monopoly , sit wi ns alien ow not ship should be prohibited 2 Wo condemn the ft mils by which th bind KI nits to the 1'aclllc r.xllro id compi nles have through theoonnlvamo of ti Interior dev 'i tmont. lobhcd inullltudes c actuxl lioinx lido - > ettler3 of their bomos au miners , oltlxelr i-lamn | , and vvo deman legislation bjcoupress vvhleh will ( ntorr the oxeirptlon of miner il lands fiom sue grunts after as well ns before patent 1 Wo demand that bon.i ( Idc si tilers o nil public lands be grantxl free nornes a provided In the national homestead law an that no exception be in id In the- ease c Indian rosei vatlons when oj encd for sei tie menl. and that all hinds not no' plicated como under this dem ind 1 We fiver n. ytoni of direct leflslr lion through Iho Initiative and lofoiondiu under piopei constitutional safeguards. GHNmiAL , PHOPO31TIONS 1Ve demand the election of prosldun vice presldt nt and TTnlttd States senatot by the direct vote of the people 2 Wo tender lo the "atriolle people t Cub i out deepest sj mpathj1 111 their --'itu glo foi politic il fioedom .and IniV-ponilenci and vvo believe the tlmo has come vvhe the United States the greitest republic' c the vvoild should ic-cognlzc that Cuba I and of right ought lo bo , a flee and Inili pendent state ! Wo fxvor homo rule In the terrltorlf ind the District of Columbia , and tne earl idmlsslon of the terrltoiles as stuto-i I All public salaries should bo m ide I coi i ctoonil to the price of labor and ll pioduets ri In times of IndiiHlilnl dopiesslon , Id ! labor should bo employed on public v. orl < as far as practicable. fi The arbltiarj- course of the couits I assuming to Imprison citizens for Indlrei contempt nnd ruling by Injunction , shoiil bo prevented by pioper legislation. 7. Wo favor Just pensions for everj' dli abled union soldier S Believing that the election franchl' and untiummoled ballot are obsoiitlal to government of , for and bv the people , tli peoplo's party condemns the vvhobsalo sy tern of dlsfranchlscment adopted In son : cf the * states as unrepubllean and undent ! cratlc , and wu declare It to bo the dut of the Hoveial state loglslatiiios to tali such ttlon as will net-lire a full , free an fair ballot and nn honest count 9 While the foregoing propositions coi stltuto the- platform upon vvhleh our part stands , and for the vindication of vvhlc Its organization will bo maintained , w n cognize that the great nnd pressing Issi : of the pending campalfin upon which tl present presidential election will turn Iho lln.imlal question , and upon this gu-i nnd speclllc Issue between tha pnitlos w cordially Invite the aid and co-opotatlon c nil organisations nnd citizens agreeing wit us noon this vital question The enunciation of thu different planks ( the platform was received with slight a | plause , which would evidently have "ucc greater but for the fact that General Weavi declared that he would not proceed unles there was absolute silence The npplau : was especially marked , however , notwltl standing Mr Weaver's frown , upon tl : pronouncement for free coinage of alive agalnsl Interest-bearing bonds , and the di nunclallon of thu position of Die piotei adinlnlslratlon on Iho bond question Tl Income tax proposition was also sharp ! applauded as was almost every sentence i thu transportation plank. When Hie Cuban plank was reached son ono lu n far-away gallery shouted "Amc : lean" and many hats and liamlkcrchlei were waved in manifestation of tint coi vontlon's interest In thu cause of the strui glliig Islanders HEAD IT OVRH AGAIN At the request of "Cjclono" Davis , U money plank of thu platform was read second time Mr. Davis remarked , In e : planatlun ot his request , that many ho not hoard the first reading. "I he-aid It , " 1 said , "and llko It. " "That ought to settle It , " sotno ot shouted , and the reading proceeded. The land plank was also reread Mr Dcnnelly of Minnesota complaint thai thu plank was not sufficiently expllc and sugge-sted an amendmenl lu doing i ho made an explanation , but In a tnno < voice not sufllclently high to bo heard In tl confusion At the conclusion of the reading of tl report J S C'oxej of Ohio was rciognlzi to read his minority report , recoiumeiidlr thu Issuance of nonliiterest-bearliig bom for the Improvement of the roads of tt country Mr Klrby of Texas was then Introduce to read his minority report. Ho said th : ho objected to the majority report becaus It wan too piollx and because It was tc near akin to thu democratic platform. Tl report was ua follows. The people's party. In nation il conventlc iibHeinfilfil. di-nouncoH thu methods and pc Icie-H of the de'iiiocratlc and republican pn ties Ihut have brought distress and poverl to every state In tills union by -uson i tlu-lr mutual co-operation with the mom pt.wrr the monopolistic Influence and tl lorporato greed that have characttilzi the accumulation of wealth by reason i class le-Klslatlon for the bent-Ill of thu fc and to thu Ofuiesulon und wrong of 11 many Wi- denounce the republican nnd dem cratlc uollcles of tariff , the ono that pr tends to nffdrlj ( protection to 'ic I" ' classes nnd the other that pretends frci trade by plnclnu uc raw * nmxeiins j , j luced by thailniustrlal , men on the frei 1st and Drotfctln'K the manufacturer Wo denounce Hf nn-An1crlcnn the repub lean nnd demoenllc policies that tolerati the Invasion'Of'Moverelpn stales by auto crntler r.illlhirMiDower , thereby subvprtlni ndependcnt s tw01111110111 and state rights Wo denounce the d ( tnorratlc and rcpub lean policies thit sock to enslave our pee > do bv Hie l su noc of liiterest-bearlUj 'nlted Stnteiitllotids In tlmf of peace ti raise revenue with which to defray currrn expenses and stiadfastly ndhero to at Ameilcnn ponLVllutt will produce rovetiu. . suilleliiit to imnlntnln the- legitimate nm conomlc cxnnsm Thitcforo. be It Uesolved llrat Wo demand a natlotn currencj' , saf < v tiud sound , Incited bv thi ficiioral govornnunt only , a full legal ten ler for nil debts , public and private with out the Intel vehtloti of b inking corpora tlons , and a Just nnd equitable means o llstrlbutlon direct to the people' , at a tn : lot to exceed 2 per cent per annum. SIXTHHN TO ONl : 2 We demand the free and un11mlto < coinage of sllvr ind gold at the presen egal ratio of lu to 1. Wo demand tha he circulating medium consist of gold silver and paper money , to bo Issued In lependont ot the concurrence of forclgi nations , and In volume suinolont to ausvve the needs and demands of comment * am our people \ \ o an * unalterably opposed ti x token monoj , but decl.uo f r a logn tender dollar Intorolmngcahlc and redeem xblo only In debts and t.iM'S. 3 We demand a graduated Income tax 4 Wo belli'Ve that the money of the conn ry should bo kept as much ns posslbl n the hands of the people , hence we de mand that all state and national tcvonuc shall be limited to the netossaiy expense of the government , economically and lion pslly administered ! i. Wo dcnixnd that postal savings bank > o established bj the tovcrnmollt for th safe deposit of the earnings ot the peopl and to facilitate exchange 0. Triinspoitntlon being a iiioaus of ex change and a public necessity , the govein ment Bhould own and opeiato enough o trunk , llnis of rullrondtt to forever put n est the ijtiestloti of frcluht ttnlllc. 7. The tck'gtaph and tele-phono , like th 5 atolllce sjstom , being a necessity for th transmission of news , Hhould bo ovvtie mil operated by the government In the In tot est of the people 8 Land Is the heritage of the people an. . should not be monopolized for spuctilatlv purposes , and alien ownoishlp of land should be pr htblted All binds now hel ) j * rallroids and other corporations tn excess cess of the actual needs , and all lands no\ owned by aliens should bi ? reclaimed b the government and hold for actual set tlemcnt only ! ) Wo denounce the democratic and re itibllcan policy that permits the Importa tlon of piupor labor tj compete with ou Ameilcan vvorklimmon 10. Wo are In favor of direct loglslitlo by means of the initiative and refore-iidun 11. Wo Invlto the co-operation of a jiicn In this nation who de-she the acconi pllshmont of pure govornmetit , economk illy administered , and vvo , therefore , be Hove It t ) bo the supreme duty of this con \entlon to adopt a platfoini of its ow mil nominate a tliket of Its own. .1 C KlllIJY , Texas JAMHS OA.M1 ION , Maine. W U UllNKY. North Carolina. L 11 OOLIV Oklahoma. F H MTTfa : , Kloildn. J S COX1JY. Ohio HAS ON'n OK HIS OWN. Mr. Vallut of Ilhodo Island came forvvar with a substitute for the report of th minority Ho picfared Us reading by sij Inq that he could not subset Ibo to th basic principles enunciated by the mijorit icport , which announcement caused no llttl hubbub , and a Kansas delegate suggeste that It be votcd , unpn without he-lug read. Mr. VallctS report proved to be a sort c new declaration of Independence Th various planks \vero \ received with laughtei cat calls and crlqs of order The tlocumcii ran In denunciatory adjectives The reai1 lug had not pi Decoded very far when som one moved to tefer the leport to the con mltteo on resolutions , which motion pn vailed , amid considerable display of ei : thusiasm Mr Vnllct grew angrjat the sunimar nirnner In which his leport was dispose of With fllfsl-od fate and passional posture he declared that the platform iej resented his views and he would malntal them as long as He , had breath In his bodj Senator Allan tried to calm him , but th Rhode Island delegate grew more Incensoi Ho waved his arms violently , nnd for moment It looked as 1C ho Intended to pei sonally assault thte ehairmau Suddenl ° emu one cried "I'ut him out , " ami sei ral policemen camu. forward fiom the ha and removed him fioni the steps. Ho wa afterward ejected from the hall T U. Henry of North Caiollna vvithdro' ' his name fiom the minority lepott , bajln It had been placed theie under a mlbappri hcn&lon On motion of Mr. Kelley of Kansas tli previous question was ordered AH tli amendments weie laid on the table , nu the platform , as repotted by the majorlt of the committee , was adopted with enl a few ciies of dissent , Some Nebraska delegate moved a reccs until 8 o'clock A Texan moved to amend and make It o'clock. "We vvpnt to get through tonight , ho jelled "When we meet hero again w will nuvcr adjourn no more till we aio don. . You fellows better go homo and cat a whol lot' ' " Poth motions were defeated Henry 1 Llojd of Illinois moved to proceed to tl : selection of a candidate for vice preslden The chair said the motion was unnecei sary , ns that was the business In ordc The states were called foi nomination : When Alabama was called Colonel P ( How man mounted the platform and place In nomination Darnel Gilbs of Texas. lii fore he entered upon his speech , how eve the convention decided to take a recess < an hour and a half , until G o'clock. JKCIIS FOR SGWALL. At 6 32 the convention reassembled ai ; Chairman Allen Intioduccd Judge Jcffu non Pollard of Missouri , who read thu'pla ' form of the silver convention and a mebsaj about the nomination of Brjan and Sevva by It , The reading was repeatedly Inte ruptcd by delegates In various parts of tl hall , who raised the point of otder that tl regular order was nominations for vlt president. Senator Allen overruled these points i order Many of the planks of the sllvi party's platform were enthusiastically r celved , but when the action of the sllvi convention In nominating IJryan and Sovva was read It was Jeered by the middle o tho-road contingent , and on the motion of Texas delegate the proceedings ot the si vcr convention were refeircd to the con mltteo on i evolutions. Nominations we-io then called for , but tl convention cxpuilenced a good deal of dill culty In getting under way , owing to a in Ing made by the chair. When the parll , mcntnry situation had been straightened 01 Colonel How-man , who was taken off tl floor by the adjournment of the conventli this afternoon , took the stage and placed ; nomination Congressman Harry Skinner . North Carolina Colonel Dow man looki llko a New York stock broker He wi stjllshly drcseediantl vvoro a closely trlmnu Vail Dyke bcanLi iILo reviewed at length II situation Theppniosc of the democracy , I said , had lccit ) > to isecure au endorsemei of Itrj an and Suwftll at the hands of the coi volition. 1 hero i was a majority hers fi Uryan , but thu convention , to prevent possible iioniliixLjnit of Mr Sew all , had d elded to iiomlnntu > the vice president firs SMnner's name was not very cutlius abtlcally received ) Congressman liieward of Alabama place Hon. Thomas 13. fWatson In nomination I a speech In which > ho did ample justice i the slilp of slalu tof the people's party at paid a high irH-iite to Mr Watson s cha actor as u mam a journalist and a state man. Ho said that In all respects Mr Wa son was the < * fr lit Mr Iliyan Mr. Watson's i 1101110 was tccclved wll loud applausen MPI Howaid was followi by Sovereign ufi 'Arkansas In a prjictlcy straightforward ! idpoech , seconding tl nomination of Mr Watson , whom ho de-sli nated as a very flultablo man Mr Wa son had never faltered In championing tl cause of the people's party J. Asbury Johnson of California , a tyr. cal westerner in phjslquo , spokn for th state , also seconding Watson's nomlnatlo Mr Johnson said the hearts of the poop of California were with the south In th contest If Mr. Watson were present ai could speak to the convention he wou duplicate the experience of llryan at Cli t are Coloiado yielded to New York , and Ho Lafd I'encu ascended the platform Ho lone no tlmo In coming to the point Immeil ately he mentioned Mr Sewall's name was greeted with loud applause , muigb with a liberal supply of hisses Ills speoi took thu shapn of an argument , but h tone was ilellunl Ho said ho had met fl who were opposed U'e-n populists today Sowall , whoso average term of service the party was flora two to three years I asserted bo bad no personal iuteresU Sow nil's success. "Tho vicepresldencjV ho said , "docs not amount to much , tin lass the president U a consumptive , an Hilly Uryan Is not a consumptive" Pet sonally he would prefer Skinner or Wat son. but ho wanted to succeed In defeatln McKlnlcy As Mr 1'enco proceeded th convention qulotcd down , nnd Mr Petici after the first burst of disapproval , wa Interrupted only by applause. TOM WATSON WOl M ) STAY Mr Azman Murphy ascended the platforr imld a storm of handclapplng to srcon Watson's nomination , vvhleh ha did In vigorous nddiess , defending the populls mrty of the south nnd attacking the In lolcianro of the democrats ' of that seclloi Mr. Murphy was a favorite and almost ever sentence uttered by him was punctuate with applauic. At the close of Mr Murphy's speed Hairy Tracey of Texas arose and aske whether , If Watson should bo nominator he would remain on the ticket until th election "Yes sir' " came the response quick an sharp "Yes sir , until h 1 troercs over1 This was a plain speech and It brotigli the convention to Its feet In n burst c applause I , A Slockvvelt ot Indiana als seconded Mr Watson's nomination Th name of Prank llurkltt of Mississippi wa suggested by L Weller known In hi state of Iowa as "Calamity" Woller. wh leclared Mr llurkltt combined all th good qualities of all the other candidate" Mr W H Calhoun , chairman of the low lelcgatlon , followed Mr Woller. dcelarln Wellur did not represent thu sentiments i : he low a delegation He suggested no uaini Colonel Harris of Kansas , one of the ft speakers with a voice capable of flllln Lho hall , seconded SewaU's uomlnalloi Colonel Harris was liberally applauded an there were frequent demonstrations In ft wall's behalf during the progress of hi talk. ludgo Dostcr , also from Kansas , seconde Watson's nomination on behalf of a part i the Kansas delegation. Ho also was roundl applauded by the southetn delegates Mi Dosler expressed the belief that It Mr Wai son should bo nominated Mr Sevvall woul withdraw This sentiment was receive with cries ot "Good1" Captain Ilurnham of Tennessee nominate Hon A L Minims ot Tennessee Ho spok very carncstlj "They offer us Mr Sewall , lie said. "Mr Pence tolls us It Is no objei tlon to Mr Sewall that ho Is a mllllonaln I do not know whether ho Is a mllllonali or a bankrupt but Illlly Uryan knows. " The expression did not elicit any apprav Ing demonstration. He declared It to bo foregone conclusion that Urjan should b nominated with a populist as a jokefellov This pleased the convention ami was ai plauded , as was the statement that th 'democratic patty had become a baukrui with the devil as a receiver " Ho eulogized Mr Mlmnis as n profoun statesman mid as a man whoso heart wa over beating for humanity He was almos a counterpart of William J. Urjan. TOM WATSOX'S DRAINS. O M Millet seconded the nomination t Mr Minims , and Judge A. A Guiiby thn of Mr. Watson The latter refcrted to Mi \\atson as the "plumed knight" of the pei pie's party Mr. Gunby was loudly ai plauded when ho referred to .Mr Sewall II said he could not bee the consistency of si lectlng the president of a national bank t put down national banks " " "If , said Mi Gunby , in cimMuslon , "the democratic pail swallows Tom Watson , they will have mor brains In their stomach than In thel heads. " This sentiment took the convention ti storm. Hundieds of delegates rose to thei feet and cheeied lustily , and almost befoi he knew what was taking place , or befot the convention realized the situation , M : Gunby was caught up by four or five btat delegates and , large man though he Is , vvj tiotted around the hall on thu shouldei of his friends. The scene appealed to tli conver.llon'b bcnse of humoi. and the ni pl.utso was from that time fotth liberal ! spriuklcd with shouts of laughtei Prof L C Itateman of Maine , the pei pie's paitj candidate for governor of thi state , nominated Marlon Page of Virgin ! ; picsident of the Farmers' alliance of in state In doing so , he protested , In beh.i of the entire Maine delegation , again ; Sewall'a nomination Ho had nothli : against Mr Sewall pcijonallj. he said , In he objected to the nomination of a inn who had not one particle of sj mpathj- wit the principles of the peoples paity , sav the one minor question of silver The stoi had been ell ciliated that Sewall was greenbacker , but he never was , I1.of liati man said He was , however , Instrument ) In arranging a fusion of the demociatlc au greenback forces In Maine He accon pllshed the destiuctlon of the grcenluc partj- . The speaker declai pd that the Mali Central lallroad , of which Sewall vvs prc" Ident , had reduced wages "In the nan of the ; opulists , ' he shouted , "I nsk j < : not to piess this blttei chalice to our lips Hcpljlng to Mr Pence , lie bald to coup the name of Puwall with Peter Cooper w au Insult to the memory of the neb philanthropist 11 H Taylor of Michigan seconded tl nomination of "that gran 1 statesman , th , able soldier In the battle of humanlt Thomas D Watson of Georgia " Michigan also j lelded to S H. Wallon , colored delegato-at-largo from Gcorgl who also seconded Watson's nomlnatk "in the Interest of all the common peep of his state and of the soutli " He bald Tom Watson had made It po slide foi the black man to vote accon Ing to his conscience In Georgia. MONEY KKOM SDWALL. Frank A Fogg of Michigan seconded M Sowall. He brought out an avalanche i hisses by sajlng that when he had undo : taken to walk In the middle of the roi he had been allowed to sleep In the mli die of the road and that hlu campaign e : pcnscs had never been paid Continulni the relation of experience , he said tin when he was a candidate Sewall had sci him 1500 for cnmpalgn expenses. Tl speech was not at all to the liking of tl convention and Mr Fogg left the pla form amid a storm of jeers and hisses. Ignatius Donnelly of Minnesota eli quently seconded Watson's nomination n behalf of his state The whole move-men he said , was caused by an Instirrectlc against the money lemleis , and It won ! bo folly to nominate a man worth $ B,000 000 nnd Interested In the railways of No nngland The populists of the cotintr ho declai cd , rather than vote for such man , would sou him 500 miles below 11 lowest pit of boll. He expressed hope tin Watbou's nomination would be made unan mom. "They were willing to swallow democrat gilded with the genius of a llryan , " hi they "could not stomach plutocracy In tl body of Sewall. " BLIND MAN FOR IIUHKITT. Thomas Gore , the blind orator of Ml slsslppl , seconded Ilurkltt's nomination ! a well worded spoor.li , lauding Uurkl : ' When Missouri was called , a dtlega aioho to say Missouri was contiiit to have known that she was "fe-rnlnst the man fro Maine " Mr DeGovnn of Montana scoonded Scvval The contention did not at iliat lacelvu tl name with favor , but Ml. Duflovm w ; loudly applauded when he said It w s casei tlal that the tillvcr foiccs should not 1 divided lie lauded Mr Sou nil as a patrlti whereupon a delegate shouted ' llunah fi McKlnlBy"1 Mr Heaves of Montana repudiated M DeGovan's endorsement of Sewall "Wo a for the nomination of W. J Ilrjun of N braska , " bo said , "beeaiiHU v.o Know bo n populist , but the Moniana populists wi never accept the nomination of a bai president on a presidential thki-t" I seconded Unrkltt'u nomhidliu. . Geoige Abbott of NobraiKa made a h morous speech seconding Watson IKs.i that a coat with tv.o tull.i wan of mo utility than a coat "bpllt wide oi-ui ' I reproved the convention for having faili to give more attention to IguatiuH Dunui.il the father of tlio paitv Mr Rogers of Callfoinla spoke for N vada , seconding Skinner noml ntlon At this starfc of the proi-ue-dlni , ' * Mi I'a row of Illinois moved that the niondli upcuchts be limited to two ( ui caih taml date The motion was deilaiud out of o der. bill it was made iippuont that tl convention was at list slowing tlrcil oratoiy Thnre had been four hoiiu It and there wore mai.y oxpiin iuit'ii favo able to Mr Darruw' * motion Nevertu less the speeches contlnurnt. A R Henry of Noith I'aiollna occupli New Hampshire's time Ho took A fir position against Sewall but the -omc tlon v.-as so Impatient that lu > did not ha- an opportunltj to mention Ills piefonnic The deniotuitirftlona on tin parl of tl audience b > this tlmo Had become so pr nounced that It was next to Impossible li hear either tlio names of speakers announcei by the chair or what they said. Mr Chandrll of New Jersey was crlei down , as were several others who sought ti bo heard. The convention was good nn turcd , but unruly There was a prolongei period of cat calls , yells , laughter and papai throwing , but "I was ov Ident there could hi no more speaking for the tlmo unless tin npeaker should have something e\reptlona to say. Mr. Chandoll began by trying t ( Inugli It down , but he could not get tin opportunltj' tn speak. As he returned to hi : scat the crowd pelted him BO lustily will paper wads nnd other missiles that h a last gave up the attempt to speak and tool his scat. scat.IN IN TOUCH WITH LINCOLN. All the evening the out-and-out llryat managers had been conferring earnestl ; over the situation They had counseled will Chairman Jones , who was In direct tele graphic communication with Candldati Urjan Rumors How about among the know Ini ; ones , but the convention WHS In pro found Ignorance of what was going on Tin delegates were listening to the nomluatlot speeches on the llteory that they were noin limtlug a running mate for Urjan When Now York was reached Mr Pence on behalf of that state , yielded his time ti Colorado As Tom Patterson , who has bed OUH of the most earnest and active of llryan managers , arose In his chair the conventloi held Its breath A sensation ot sotno nor was antltlpated , but It did not occur. Tin action of tlio delerates made It unwise ti spring the sensational fact that Urjan woub nut accept the nomination tin thu terms tin convention proposed. Mr Patterson , on behalf of Colorado , slm ply seconded the nomination of Sewatl 1 hi convention hissed this statement Mr Pat tot son then jleldod tlio balance of hltt Iht mlnules to Senator Stewart' ' of Nevada The middle-of-the-road men were In nt uglj mood and thej hissed the suggestion It was only after an appeal by the ehalrmar for fair play that order could bo restored Then the Veneiable , patriarchal sonatoi came forward to the front of the platforn and , In pathetic tones made his appeal foi the c.utbo of silver. Hi which the best jean of his life had been enlisted. When tin middle-of-the-roaders saw the drift of his remarks they began to shout "Time' ' ' "Time1" IJveix an appeal lo lite "chlvalrj of tlio south" failed to quiet them , and tin venerable senator letlred to thu rear of tin platform. Chairman Allen expressed bis re-grot thn a heal lug could not be accorded to thl : dlstlngulsliod guest. When the name ot Noith Carolina was reached , Senatoi Mai Ion Ilutler de-pi eeatei the action of the convention In lefuslng ti hc.ir Senator Stew ait W A Gutlule of North Carolina sec. ended the nomination of Skinner anonc.iA HAND WAGON John Zeltz of Ohio fell Into the populai cut rout , seconding the nomination of Mr Watson Watson's nomination * euined ti bo especially populai with the states low an the end of the list Ho was endorsed bj Washington Wisconsin , West Virginia am several other ntatc-s and tenltorlcs Rev Alexander Kent of the District o Columbia made a vigorous speech for tin endorsement of Mr Sewall Ho thought i vould have been wise to have endorsed tin domneiatle platform. This expression o opinion developed a small tumult , mull which Di Kent re-tired It was live minutes of 12 when the dial : stated that there would bo no nioro mini Inatlng speeches Ho announced that tin roll of states would bo called for a ballot Delegate Wood of Texas , who , In tin mlddle-of-tho-ro id caucus last night , offeroi a resolution to bolt the convention , made i bilcf speech seconding Mr. Durkitt's noin Inatlon He was followed by Genet al Field of Vlr glnla , who four years ago was the populls candidate foi vice piesldent Goneial rich was received as a Nester of the paitj. Hi urged the nomination ot Mr Page At exactly 12 o'clock , midnight. Just n the roll call was about to begin Genera Weaver of Iowa appealed at the front o the platform lie called attention to tli lateness of the hour and advised a uight' mediation lie proposed that the conveutloi take one ballot and then adjourn Hi middle-of-the-road IIIPII howled him dowi Chalimau Allen severely rebuked the con volition Ho severely reprimanded th delegates , who , he said , had howled dowi some of the most distinguished men In th partj , and oidored the roll call to proceed VOTI3 QUICKLY TAKEN. Arkansas started off with twenty-llvi votes for Watson Tom Pattersonp of Colorado east the foil } ' five votes cf his state for Sewall amid ; round of applause from the Hryau men Some ono jumped up and challenged tin vote , claiming that he wanted his vote ro coided tor Watson Mi Patlerson de nounced him as an Interlopei and he provet to be , on investigation , n member of tin contested delegation that had been ex eluded. Indiana gave her thirty votes to Watson Kansas gave Sewall uUhty-lwo of hei iilnctj-two votes. Louisiana gave the bull of her votes to Watson Maiylnnd dlvldei her vote between f-ev > , ill and Watson 1 looked ns If Watson might lie nominate- ! on the Hist ballot until North Carollni cast hei nlnetj-flvo votes for Skinner , Ten ncsseo her HO * , entj-seven for Minim and loxao her 101 foi Hurkltt. This spli up the laigu delegations After loll call was completed , however Texas changed her vote to Watson am there were other changes In favor of tin Georgian Colonel Duikltt of Mlaslsslpp went to the stage and withdrew hiH name LIGHTS GO OUT. At this point the electric lights suddiMilj went out Pandemonium reigned. Mei shouted out of the Inky blackness. Other : sung and a few cuise-d The band strilel up a lively air. A few candles were biough In to the press tables and the de-legate' ' crowded about them , pushing and swaylii ) In the lllckerlng light Several suggeste-i that It was an 111 omen , but a chorus o voices shouted that It was a put-up job. Then Minims withdrew In Watson's fa \or The Georgian already had vote" enough to nominate , but the vote of THU nc.ssc'o was finally transferred to his tel unin. Some onu madu a motion to inaki the nomination unanimous , and It was cat rlud with a whoop. Immediately the mid dlu-of-tlic-ioad men giasped their baiinen and stalled a demonstration , but HUildcnly without wanting , the lights were extln gtilshc.il and thn convention wax left In lota datkiiiss Then Home ono called attuntloi to Ibo fa't that the nomination of Watsot v.-u.s aunouiuc-d at ixactly sixteen nilnnti , to 1. This tlrkled the mlddlu-of-the-ioai men and Uiej choutod ' Hunan ! " "Hurrah1 and idled " 1C to 1 " A fivv I'in.itfH later tlio lights were agali tinned o" Jnd after quiet v\as n-stoied Con grosmnaii Howaid nf Uabanu moved nn ad Journmint until n o'clodt tomorrow mom InU , and tlii- motion was can led llni-r Will SIM nU In Ni'ln-iiMUn. Senator Tlmrston announrcs Miat Hoavvcl O. Herr of Michigan will positively deliver five speeches In Nebraska , commencing nt the meeting of the Republican State League In Lincoln on August ( i Mr Herr Is ono of the strongest speakers In the country , and la well known throughout the west i i.Tiromivoitic is ciMmtTTisn. r 1'roitoNiilx fop \ilillliiiinl tlniiUi tliut Dill Not lieI lirittiKli. ST. LOUIS. July 24. Heforo the majority report was finally agreed to by the com mittee on resolutions , several amendments were voted down There was a very sharp debate over the proposition to Insert a female suffrage plank , uhlch was voted down The mem ber representing the Utah delegation said that the existence of equal suffrage In Utah had bad the effect of placing the ( ontrol of affairs In thai state Into tha hands of the Mormon church After the plank providing for Iho employ ment of unemplojed labor ou public works In time of financial depression had been adopted , It was considered and a delormlncd effort made to strike II out. The effort failed , however Mr Coxoj and George Schilling both look ? a positive position against the elimination of the plank. "For Heaven's sake. " exclaimed Mr SrhlU ling , "don't let It go forth that this com mittee laid on the table the only proposi tion In the platform favorable lo the labor Interests' " Mi llurkllt made a Ineffectual effort to secure a declaration against direct ap propriations from the public treasury for Institutions not owned and controlled by the government ns contrary to the spirit of our Institutions " This was regarded as n squint tuward A. P Alsm , and wan not accoplcd. _ \n.MMii-\s VMTIKHT Acituniinvr. CniuniK too from ( In * Tmi Convention * I'llll * ( it Cot Ton el her. ST. LOUIS , July 24 After a stormy ses sion ot nearlj two hours , the committee of the populist and sliver conventions ad journed without having reached an agree ment. The committee was appolnlcd from the two conventions to see It a mutual understanding could not be reached regardIng - Ing platfoims and presidential candidates The meeting was ptesldcd over by C. W. Daker of California for the silver party and n W Hi win for the populists It was moved that a subcommittee of five of each side should bo appointed to diaft resolu tions eiuboiljlng the ptlnclplcs of each party After a confused time , during which oveijbodj wanted to speak at once , Iho following resolution was adopted Hesolved , 'Unit It Is the sunso of this cou- ferente ( onimlttee that a union of all Iho foices Including the neople's paitv Hllver men anil fue sllvel deinoi lilts uud i pub licans Is expedient nnd should hi ffi c toil .it once foi the piirpoio of iichli vlng vlt totj foi the ndvnnci mint of fue silver In November When this was adopted the ei nfercueo committee adjourned It was said bj Mr linker that there were so many different views that the require ment ! ) of the two pal ties were so widely apart hi sumo points that an actual plat form could not bo drawn up till. IJIlt VII \S M TlliTO : h\Y. l ) < -ollir ! (0 DlKI-IINS tillIMIllllMlloll ( if Tom \\iilson of CfiirKln. LINCOLN , Neb , July 21 ( Special Tele gram ) When thu news of the nomination of Tom Watson of Georgia was lecelved to night , there was manifested a great deal of dissatisfaction by the populists and free silver democrats They had hoped that Sowall would be named William J Hrjan was at once Infoimed of the result by tele phone He answered that ho had nothing to sav tonight concerning the action of the populist convention. MlNsoiii-l Slnlo Tl.-l.rt. SPRINGFinLD , Mo , July 21 The repub lican state convention adjourned this even ing , atter having completed , the state ticket bj making the following nominations Supreme premo Judge , Ruiliilph Herschel , ratlioad and waiehouso coinnilbslanoi , Ge-orgo N jrtlllo , Putnam countj , secretary of state William P Piee-man , Miller county , slate auditor , John C Illshoi ) , Jaikson county , Htato treisitrer , J r Gemellcli , Iloone countj ; attoinc-y gouoinl. Senutoi John Keiutlsh , Holt countj , cleetorh-ut-largc Judge loseph H Upton , Polk county , and Colonel John II , Hale. Cariul countj , Judge of SI Louis com I of appoali , R 12 Rombitier , judge of Kansas City couit of appeals , James S. UoUsfoi d TI-MIM lrle : lles llnvt * 11 lint * . . &T LOUIS , July 24 Ilieio was a row In the Texas delegation on account of the ex hibition of the Urjan pktuio and the an nouncement of the refusal of Texas to name a membei for the ( Oiifereiico committee. Souiu of the delegates thought the hotheads weie going too fur. nnd snld so The dele gation lie-Id a meeting In thu hall and con siderable bad blool was shown Milton Paik , who made the rathei 111 tempered lesponso for 'lexas , stated that It wa-i agre-id to by the delegation. They continued to caucus a gnat deal dining tint Hi-sslon of the convention , nnd a gient deal of dissat isfaction waa exptcsscd bj the factions , Mlililloltlioll < > ud Men. ST LOUIS. July 21 The middle of tho- road men have selected Mr Glbbs of Texas and Congiessmnn Ho\aid of Alabama at their managcis on tile floor of the conven tion. Soon after the convention was railed to order tboj had a tonfeicneo with Chair man Allen anil asked that they bo affoide-d an opportunity to speak ou all riu-nitons Senator Allen assuici ! them that liny would hu given a full healing. 'Hie mlddlt of thu- road men say thoj- want u olmtne to pru- se-nl their side of all qui tl < * iiH wishing , among othei things to toll tin rum out Ion why they are su emphatic , in theli oppo sition to Ilijau and Sc-wall. A I hliiil | ( mix I'liriiNO , Washington Star Tlio ixiibslvilv plump gentleman had gene Into thu clotlilir b to get a icailj-iuado euat "I alwujs ( onio heio , " he sild aff.iblj to Ibo salesman , "It's the only pla - lu town where I can get Kaiim-nts big enough for " me 'Yes , sir. I remember * otli nl/e Hoy" lie shouted to nn attendant , 'biint , me onu of those Hlxlcun lo ono coats " "f don't want n political platfoini , I want u ioat " ' " ' all sir " "Ihut's light , "And I'm a gold standard man anyhow. I don't sco that jou'vu got any bubiucss to tiy to ring In any campaign biulgis on mo" ' 'IhiH Isn I the fmmu Blxtcun to one ' 10- pllod the derk It's a little oyjggoiutlnn wo employ to designate an e\tra laige sl/u , " ' What ilois It mean ' " "Sixteen J'ards of cloth to one coat ' I. I.o IS I- I10 10 10t > r r o li lik lo [ , 'dd 'do 1 , fK fI I- Ir r- r10 ai to PERFECTION IN QUALITY- MODERATION IN PRICE 10 0 SOLD ONLY IN CAMS-GUARANTEED. 10a a-