Perry Enterprise-Times. (Perry, Okla.), Vol. 4, No. 13, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 9, 1896 Page: 1 of 4
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Official Paper of Noble County and City of Perry—Published Daily.
PERRY, NOBLE COUNTY, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, JULY 9,189«.
CREDENTIALS COMMITTEE CAUSED
MUCH DELAY OP PROCEEDINGS.
THE SECOND DAY'S WORK.
Llat«n«<l to Maalc and Kperrli** Proa
Blackburn, llo|| mid Alt|«l4—Silver
Mtin llnva Kirrjtlilni Well In
Hand-—They Have l.ittle Vm
for the Hound Mun«f
Chicago, July 0.— When the first
delegates to the Democratic natioual
convention appeared in the Coliseum,
just before 10 o'clcck this morning,
it wis noticed by the thousands of
spectators who had been gathering
fince 0 o'clock, that they and all of
those who followed showed that they
were perfectly conscious of the faet
that the day would be one of colossal
struggles over tirst the Michigan and
Nebraska contests, and then the plat-
form, aud that there was littlo prob-
ability that the presidential nomina-
tion contest would l e reached beforo
sen \ lot: witm • • c Ai.iroHMA, rr.nMA-
night or possibly befor«* to morrow.
The tirst of the conspicuous leaders
to arrive was (Jovcrnor Mt^cld of
Illinois. He staik* I moodily to his
seat, and immediately became ihe
center of a croup. Neivoiisly his loan
lingers nought his short brown beard
as, with inclined head, In* listened to
the latest reports of I is lieutenants.
The arrival of the New York dele-*
(ration, which was still in eon
wan anxiously awaited by mum. .he
oid Deinoctatic war horse* in., ug the
silver men, but many of th.* radicals
expressed utter indifference as to the
course of th«* gold win/.
SII.VKR l'|*>« Al l. ahiiani.rii.
The silver leaders entered the arena
with their program pret y well map-
ped out They intended to charge the
gold army and drive them nw far as
possible against such stubborn resist-
ance as masterful generalship could
At 10:15 o'clock the Iowa delegation
appeared in a body and marched to
their seats behind a lloies banner.
Their appearance was greeted with a
ripple of applause, punctuated w ith a
rattle of cheers which, however,
quickly died away.
Chairman Daniel, with his long
black hair fulling to his s-hou'tlert,
held an informal reception on the
stage. Ai 10:30o'clock a man in a tow
suit bearing a banner of the J.
Itryan club of Nebraska rushed up
through the south entrance followed
by a couple of hundred Nebiasksns,
whochecuu wildly. A brief demon-
stration for the boy orator of the
I'latte ran around the hall.
Tom Johnson, the Ohio free trailer
and singb taxcr, hU olleague. I* K.
Ilolden, with r 1 1 «rd aud smooth
upper lip, an I snian Jones of
Virginia fot a d .. .nterestlng group
with their i ads together In the mam
Mrs. t\ H. (Irani, widow of the gen*
eral and president, occupied a scat on
tht stags platform with Mrs Potter
rnr. Sicilian pay ocrxiix
AI exactly lo:'#o o'ylo.-k Senator
iHinlel rapped for order. The minions
of the sergeant*at*nrins had some iltf
ieulty In clearing the aisles. When
All was seated and order was obtained
It was found that the space reserved
for the New York, M./*achusetts,
Maine, Maryland and New Jersey
delegations ware practical I v vacant
and rumors of a bolt came home with
A reallnlng sraae, but it was isplnltied
that the** dele/st'ons were nttll
conference dueussiiiif the situation
The Itev francis F. twartl Mreeu, an
Kplsetipsl minister of t rdar lluptd*,
Iowa, who has the distinction of hav<
ng prayed for peace *nd harmony at
four previous Ileuim'tutie conventions,
was introduce I and delivered Ihe in*
fin al inn Ills voice was at ron*. Hut
#.f pleasing timbre and the vast audi*
enee stnori and listened attentively to
his plea for gtace
A Mi.Aftti IU*t MARKS A Hit.
Penatnr Daniel was a commanding
figure as be sttnal by Ihe dag draped
desk announcing that Ihe Hr«t busl
Mess of ihe day would he the reporta
of commit lees.
then there came a pails#, for It w «
stated that the committee ntt erettoli*
Dais, which always tep rts West. Was
Mot ready with lis recommend atoms
A diversion waa fain shed hy the
tftNfll !• UftaM ha
Jlland Marching Club of St. Louis.
The regular bund was pounding awuv
in the gallery over the platform, when
a counter blare was heard in the far
western end of the hull, to the right
of the delegates, aud the Uland bund
came Into sight, filling up the long
aisle to the topmost row of seats,
playing "Dixie." This produced the
customary cxplosiou of enthusiasm,
the Missouri delegates, with many of
their supporters, climbing on the
chairs to shout "Maryland, My
Maryland," inspired another demon-
Then Chairman Daniel put n motion
that the convention take a five-min-
ute recess and be addressed by (Jov-
ernor Hogg of Texas. The motion
was carried. TI o former Lone Star
govern u\ who is best known to the
wo! Id at large t>y his ligut against the
railn ad corporations in his state,
wciirhs not less than 30(1 pounds and
stands some inches above six feet. He
has lost the beard which he wore last
summer during his tour in behalf of
Texas and faced the friendly audience
with a round, smooth face, lie began
by congratulating the convention on
the proud opportunity before
it The tactics of Democrats,
not bolters, he declared, should
prevail in accordance with the
time-honored Democratic d« «-trine of
majority rule. He spoke of the pres-
ervation of the liberties of the people
from ihe yoke of Republican rule.
The party, lie said, had made a mis-
take four years ago w ti ich would not
be repeated. If the Re.ui > can party
returned to power It f rcboded a na-
tion of minions and millionaires. If
Democrats would stand together that
party could this year be forever 1-id
out i>n the hillside of despa r. He
denounced the growing tendency
toward the centralization of govern-
ment which he said must eventually
mean the oppression < t the people by
the bayonet and the destruction of
their liberties. lie drifted thence
into a discussion of the tariff ques-
. UI.ACKRt'tlX MAKES A Rt'KKCH.
When ex-Governor llogg had fin-
ished Senator White of California as-
sumed the gavel temporarily while i
tiie crowd cried for Hill, Bryan, |
blackburn, Alt geld and others. Del- j
egate Monev of Mississippi moved that :
Senator lilackhurn be requested to j
address the convention and the crowd |
yelled itself hoarse in approval.
When the Kentuckian mounted the
stage Ins: appearance set the conven-
tion wild. He is one of the silver j
idols and it was apparent, as soon as
Ins fervid oratory was launched,
that he had pit and gal-
lery with hint. The Democrat ic
party, he said, was in convention
to correct its gricvaui - aim right
its wrongs The campaign had been
opened in splcnc'id style State alter
stat-* had fallen into hu * and the con-
vention was instructed overwhelm-
ing v by .1 majority of the party an I
the jieople I here was no doubt where
the duty of 'he convention lay. The
first great yell went up when he said:
Let us construct a platform that
neither human nor devilish ingenuity
suhm t to but oue construction,
the second when he exhorted the con*
ntion to tell the country "that wo
mean to put silver back where it was
in 187'V u third when he denounced
i i* i aie a. tv. Hopn of Illinois pushed
his way down to the steps of the plat-
form and. with outstretched arm,
point d toward Senator White,clamor-
ing nit ion.
Kin chairman saw liitn and
was a "'r hiin cry: "I move
that to. Itgeid of lllinoia ad-
dress the co v ution."
Although no one twenty feet away
could catch the purport of the demand.
Senator White beat a sharp, penetrat-
ing click of the gavel until the con-
vention consented to submit a trifle,
and then he announced that Governor
A Itgeid of Illinois was called for.
Al.TOKl.tl CAM.ft FOU ftKNATOR Hill..
Governor Altgeld has many warm
friends in Illinois ana many enemies
equally warm and they sprang to the
chit nee to voice their sentiments. The
llliuois delegu<es led an enthusiastic
ch«*er. which was taken up by other
delegations an I chorused by the gal-
leries. Curios ty was rife to see the
man whom the delegates had heard so
much about and few had ever seen, so
many mounted their chairs and faced
toward Illinois. He made his way into
the aisie and stood there, a pale faced
man. with a black beard closely cut.
a ml close cropped black hair and
black eves. Few could bee him and
Jl* ft atom .loN I * oK arkansas, chairman
iii soil i loss CoMMIITRK.
"the Issue of bonds in times of pro-
found peace," and a foui til, wilder
thai'ail. when lie shouted: "Christ
with the lash drove from the temple a
better set of men than those who for
twe nt.v yvura have n),ni .*«I the llnan*
•ill policy of tlu> country."
"lie teiii|-ciete. I on *rvatl**,"
•Hid Iip, "hat il nut forget to gather
lhn ap'aa.lld frnlta nl lit* victory ron
line* an aplciididlV won Villi have
i*i,|.iiir.'.l the aklrmUh lln*. lint th>>
I ti tier citadel nttll *i..iii|h. Ilo what
jrott were aenl here to ilo. Inn whether
\ ml til vol M tfollt stlllull.I'll or ft illllllllo
otiimliinl, l U'tyoni' ii-iiii>inlii'r Hint
Iip I, * |ti>mi>i'r«t ll l I p'n mv lullh
In lltp iifliu'liilf. mill loyally of my
|inri A l iv ilny I* ilm.ulM*, who**
I'lTiili'i'tiri' iimilt* I in* t*i urn lit IV I® op-
mi'v lo |iowrpr I Ihik voit. iri'nllpmpn.
lo ttiiikp platform Unit will Irll llii*
truth, mnl Ihi'ii mlly m oan tti«n In
vlnilli'tilp ll« iill ' itp "
Hill** A IIII Nil.
TIip l,1,iioil |M<o|'li< in Hip h H for
Ihri-p wlniitpii wftrnl llirlr appnivftt.
Thi'it liny ln'irmi limhuiil for miter
fftyoniiu I.oihI ptill. for llrviiit ivrr*
Atinllipr rirmnn.trfttloti almml
niiml In th nnr twvtiiwpil on IIUpli'
Imrti ofpiirrpil wIiph Hip phmritniM In-
•l«lr il whPlltPf sf llryHtt of N*.
Iirn«u« wan In IIip ImM lii'lpifntpn
unit npppttiliir* jHmpP'l In 'li lr 'p t
aoH w *ii«l lh«ilf h ith ri lili<f«,
(hpy prp Hlim| poiniprt, for iIip yotttiK
nrHtiir from Vbra*k« I'oa il Hut Iw
I'lir 1'htirni nt it*mftM>U tor Mill <*«,
rviwil •<*!« lotnli'r linn pvpr
Mhilp )h« it «l* « . at IU b«l««t
tlierc was much crowding and con-
fusion until lie mounted his chair
under the Illinois standard. Then the
cheer was redoubled. Ilis opponents,
list), wh**n they espied him from the
galleries, were inllamcd with wrath,
and they showered hisses on him.
Throughout tiiis scene the delega-
tions from New York. Massachusetts
and other Eastern States sat in frozen
There came an end to the uproar at
last, ami Altgeld made his voice heard,
saying: "On behaif of the state of
lliinol* I suggest that this convention
givetothe Hon David IV Hill of New
York an opportunity to address it."
This stroke brought down another
shower of demands for "Hill, Hill.
The cha'rtnan mad « himself heard
and sa d: "The distinguished gentle-
man from New York, who has been
called for ho often, is a member of the
committee on resolutions, und is not
Still the convention demanded Hill
until Senator White was driven to cry
app?aliugly: ' Why will you insist on
a man who is not here?"
'1 hen the cry was turned to "Russell"
by the Kas ern men, but the young
Massachusetts e\-^overnor sat impas-
sively iu his chair in the first row and
his friends gave him up.
OVKRMYFR OF KANSAS AND AI.TGFI.P.
Finally David Overmyer of Kansas
w as In ought to the platform and said
that he would not say much just now,
hut later on might have occasion tc
say a good deal. This was an allusion
to a speech lie is expected to make in
support of Bland's nomination. He
said that Kansas was in line for free
silver and would be ifi that column
next November. He congratulated
the great common people upon the
action of tlie convention in its selec-
tion of a temporary chairman yester-
day and said that its significance was
that the seat of the empire hail been
transferred from New S'ork and New
Kngland to the great Mississippi valley.
Another five minutes the band held
the crowd with stirring music. Then
the cries for Altgeld were renewed
and at last with evident reluctance,
the Illinois governor was urged for-
ward to the stage. Some of the dele-
gates crowded to the foot of the stage:
not because his voice was weak, as
his clear tones reached to the further-
most limits of the hall, but to get a
closer view of the man. With great
deliberation he opened with the state-
ment, that Jie had not come here to
make a speech, hut to assist in the
nomination of the next President of
the I nited Slates au I the formulatlou
of a declaration of principles that
would again offer hope to the party of
the people. Thii opening sentiment
wanned up the audience and soon the
pale face of the llliuois governor
grew flushed, his gestures became
quick and vehement and before he had
proceeded far the convention wui
swayed by hts oratory.
When Mr. Altgeld declared that
hungry men and children were looking
to this convention for relief there w as
a great demonstration, lie described
the toll end blood nnd sweat of the
millions which was being doubted by
the shrinking standard of values, ami
then he paused, and flinging his arms
out before linn, asked: "Will you let
them continue It?" "No, no, never!'
came from Io.irni throats. Then again
referring lothegreat struggle against
slaverv he |toluted to an American
flag at hla back and scouted the Idea
of compromise "Did the men," he
asked, "who gave ap their lives tn
preserve that flag talk of compromise?
There com Id be none. There can be
none." Aa he llMiebed lie de*eeMded
front the platform ami he was ae
corded a a real demonstration, the
Illinois delegation Mioantlng their
chairs and frantically waving their
Mil IIAMS or MtSSArllt Otis
After the interlude by Ihe ban I \*e
Kngland had her Inning when tleoige
I1 red William*.the fashionably allied,
blonde inustached, scholarly looking
young eft'congresaman from Masss*
chitsetts, wh>Me eonver* o t m free
silver was recent I r announced, waft
called to Ihe platform ami I grett en*
thnslaam lie spoke In a new veiM,
for the free silver men of New ting*
land, and his speech was by far *he
most striking incident of Ihe iiav. lie
male an Imnasshnnd plen seal Mat
sectionalism Ills VI* I *emeu •• 1 I htt
la Mot asccli-tnaleottven' Ofi brought
the silver men to their feet like t reg-
Intent MMswermg the wont of coo
mand« MMd when he b ared:
"this Is a battle for the res*
torstb>n of the nntoM of Mtatea,
no transrer ot the sent of power
from the Atluntic to the Mississippi,"
he continued and cries went up of
"Hear, hear." "i speak," ho said, "in
behull' of the honest capital of New
Kngland, iu behalf of the real capital-
ists, the men who earned what capi-
tal they could by honest toll, nnd in
behulf of the millions of spindles now
silent- Our customers have been
ruined." This new portrayal of the
silver issue was received with marked
approval. "The farmers of the West
and South, to whom New Kngland
sold her goods, the railroads in which
she invested her honest earnings were
bankrupt," he said, "and now we
have finally come down tin our knees
to you." When he closed with the
statement that the seat of power was
to be removed "from the control of
Lombard street in London to"—the
end of his senteuce was buried un-
heard beneath the vocal tumult.
The ovation which followed Mr.
Williams' peroration was dramatic.
The Virginia Senator stepped forward
to seize him by both hands with words
of strong approval, while Mr. illack-
burn, in his more off hand, blue grass
style, said: "You did it splendidly,
Fred." Passing down to his seat with
the Massachusetts delegation in the
row directly before the platform, he
was surrounded by approving silver
men, and one delegate from bin own
state extended a congratulatory hand.
liliYAN MKN SEATED.
The committee tin credentials hav-
ing at last agreed on a partial report,
the chairman, Mr. Atwood of Kansas,
was introduced, and presented the re-
port. It found the temporary roll
correct, save as to Michigan und
Nebraska. In Nebraska the report
seated the silver delegation headed
by W. J. Itryan. Tiiis announcement
was greeted with a storm of cheers.
The committee asked for further
time to decide the Michigan contest
T. J. Mahoney, one of the gold del-
egates from Nebraska, made a brief
TO COLD STANDARD.
A Ringing Free Coinage Ml la to 1 De-
claration as strong as Words (an
Make It—Income Tas Mw< favored —
MeKlnlejr Tariff Denounced.
speech of protest. lit ant', l'ls cot-
leagues, he saiti, well inKlei-* d that
they were not to be thrown f-.it. and
at the head of the delef ttion they
The rep o t of the emmi tee was
adopted by a viva voce vote. Kx-
Governor Ru-soU < f Massachusetts at
first demanded a roll call, but subse-
quently withdrew it.
Whiie the striins of ".lust Tell
Th > n That You Saw Me," were float-
ing over the convention, the Nebraska
silver delegation camu tn.ironing in
john r M'l.KAN, olllos i'llESIPENTIAt
beariug on their shoulders their cham-
pion, William J. Itryan. A big ban-
ner ac 'oinpan ed t'ue delegation. The
huge purple banner of the William
•I. Ilevau e ub was carried to the plat-
form and planted in full view ot the
ADJOt'RNED rant, ft oci.oc k.
After ten minutes the chairman an-
nounced that tiovernor Altgeld moved
that the convention take a recess un-
til o'clock. No one hud heart) the
motion tm account of the bustle, but
there were cries of "No, no."
Senator White evnhnncd that the
coininlttee on credentials had reported
that It could not ti ii*h its work for
three hours and that the convention
enid not adopt a platform without
the titles to sea'* settled So, al-
though I' inley of Ohio move I to pro-
ceed, the convention at 1:37 o'clock
utljoiirucd until Aocloek.
ORDER OF BUSINESS*
tkv Two-Ttord* Male llnlf Provisionally
i III'too, Inly h —At the meeting of
the commit*ce on rules, Nenator Monev
of Ml, slssi* >1 moved that the rules
of tie I t convention and the
forty-third tongress, under which
the convention worked vrsterday,
be continued until further orders.
Mr lull N. w YftVth moved a* a
substitute t Hat the same rules he made
permanent This would Include the
two-thlids and unit rules The silver
men voted down the substitute l v
to i«t, and a mpted Senator Money s
motion This leave* the rules in such
position that Ihe committee can re
p«*rt a change at any time It Is deemed
necessary for the purposes of the ma
)orltv A aub«tItute committee ap-
pointed for the purpose reported the
order of httsineas for the convention
Reports of standing committers.
Reports of special committee#.
t all of roll for presidential MomlA*
tall of roll for vtee presideMtlal
flat lot lag
Chicago, July ft.—Following is the
platform as agreed to by the subcom-
mittee to be submitted to the geueral
committee. The minority will, of
course, present a report taking ground
against the free coinage of silver.
"We, the Democrats of tho Units I State*, in
National convention ssiemblod, do reslHrrn
oar tdlegianco to thote gr nt essential princi-
ple« of jast.ci and liberty u|h> i which our in-
xtitutions arj f outdo.i, aa I wlti'li the Dcnuv.
crat c party lian msi itains I fr mi Jeflf r«ou's
time to our own—fraodom of speech, freed >m
of the pres*. frvdoin of consci no. t'to pro or-
v;ttion of pTsonsl right* the oqanlity of oil
citizen* h#fore the law, and lit faithful ob-
pervance of constitutonal 1 mitntions
4 Ki coffnizinff ths' tho in tey question is
paramount to all others at thi time we invite
attention to the fnct t int tho f • tcral constitu-
tion n tines stiver and Bold to ot ter a* tho
moaoy ntt ti!* o.'tin Unito.l Sao* ami tiat
tho first coin tire law pa*nod b. Ctnt«r s* under
lite constitution m tdo th silver dollar the
unit of value, aud udinitte I mid to free < o n-
ago at a rat.o measured by th° silvo.- dollar
' Wo declare that the act « f 1S7 I. d on t z-
ing silver without the kn< wl nge or a oval
of tlio American people, ha result n the
app edition of gold and a ccre po- u fa 1
in the prices of commolitio* proilu I by ths
people; a heavy ia*reis* in tiieburdoi «-f tax-
ation, an 1 of all debts pub i aid privat tho
enrichm^Qt of tho money leadin r clas* at home
and ahma t: paralysi*of industry ami impovor-
isluncnt of the peoples
*We are unaltersb y opposed t the singls
§o d standard, which hat losked fast tho
prosperity of an in .uitrious pet le in th par-
alysis of hard timM Goltl monom -tallism is
a British policy, founded upoa Mr tisli ?r>Ml
f r gain aittl power, an 1 it.« g-ntral atlopti. n
ha* br -u -lit other nations into ft tancial s rvi-
tude to London It is not o ily un-Ain Tican,
but anti-Americsn, sid it can t>e fist-*ued upon
the t'niied States only by the stifling of that
in !omitable npirit aud lovo t f lin-.-rty which
proclaimed our political ind.-pentlenc^ in 17TJ
and won it in ths war of the r v« lution
' Wo tlemsnd tho immediate re«toratioa of
the frea and unlimited coina t f go'.d and
silver at ths present legal ratio of 10 to 1. with-
out waiting fur the a ti «>r consent of any odior
nation. \to demand the stan lard «ilv r dollar
shslb>a ulllegal ton lo-. equally w ilt gold,
for oil debt*, pub i* end privat , and w favor
su.'h le*islatiin as will pr-vent t'n d mrneii-
tation of anv kini of le^al ten It money l«y
privat • c tra<?t
'Wear tppossi to ths policy n I practice
of surrendering to thohdd'rto ths « b'i'|a-
tions of the United Status t to option rosarve I
by law to the govsrnment of rotl temin t such
obi gation • in eitlnr silver coin or gold c i i
"Wears oppo*>d to the i*«u ug t>f intorest-
bearing bond* of tiis United State . in tiinsi of
peere an I condemn ths trelli-k.ng with b ink-
ing syndi'ati* whi-h, in eschange tor bonds
nnd at an enormou* protlt t< tli -mtelfes,
supply the fedar ti trea ury with g dd to m tin-
tain the pdi y of gold mo om tallism
"Congres* alono h'is the p iw. r t -oin 'n t
it*u* mono/, an I Tresilent Ja'* * 'on d cla-od
that this power could not bo dolegnte I t i ro -
porations or intividuals Wo titer fore de-
mand that the p w r to istui notert be taken
frt m the bank* an I that all p p'r monoy *!ialt
hu i-wued direi'tU M.' the treasifv d parnnuit
• We hold tnat tar-IT duties s't "id b> leviod
solely for the purpe*e* if r-vnuv an I that
taxttion should bo limit •<! by th t no d* of i ho
•veinment, honestU andocoiom cslly a Iniln-
istere 1. Wo dsnouh-o s* tli turh ng t. bu-i«
sm the Republicsn threst ttt tet oro tho
Mckinley law, whhh has bo n twico ron.
do tted by the people in nati tasl «l k* i- n*. and
dii-h, ennct nl und r tin fsl«o plea of protec-
on to h m • industry, prov >d a j.rolitie breetler
of trusts and m m poli«s enrieho I ths fi w at
theespea*sof th' msav restrict* I t ride an I
deprive 1 the produsers of the gee \in icsn
stap'e. of sec-ss to their natural mnrk s
Until th money qu stitui i* settlo l we are
op|H*se i to an sfitslion for tur h r rhangos
in ou' tariff law* eiopt tho e tint ar*n-ce*>
•a y to make up th > deficit in ro uu • cau-ed
by the advers • doeisioa ot tin Supr wue court
on the income tat
'Tli -re would have been no I eftei. in f. dorn|
resenu • during the last two years I tit for the
annulment by ths Supre no court of t!i in- mo
tss Isw. plsos I upon ths statute hM>k*hya
Demo rails eonareet. Th1* t h 'rue'ion to an
laetimo las. Which the Mipr om- court -liseo?-
ere i in the con*litutittn, aft r it hid lain hid-
den for a huudrel ysirs, mutt tie r moved, to I
the end that accumulated w-slth m y n* m uls i
b>sr its lust «hsre of he burden«t f ill«gov- j
eminent. We thereforefevor sn amriidment to
tli •federal constitution that will permit the
levy of sn income 1st
"We ho d thst the efficient wty t f p otertlnf |
American lsbt r l« lt prevent the nn ort it on
of for ign psnper Is'-or 11 eoaip *te with it in
the horn > m trket, snd thst tin v.i ue of the
home mirket loour tmeriisn farmeis an I sr.
tissne i* grestl# is tired by s vieiou* tnon ery
system shifh tlepreesee the price, of the r pro- I
duct. below th eo t of prodac'ion ml thus
deprives th«ei of the mesas of *at isf/ bur their |
* "Ws denouaee the pr fl«ste wan e of the 1
■ion-v wrung f e* 1 th* people by • p «re *ivs I
tasstlon. snd h • I tvlsh sppr nil ms o re.
iwnt H*pahl esa soagfessts w *h Inv- wept
Isles hish w die the Ishor r t ist p« ♦ them
|s uaemphir* I sad Ihe pfiwluc. o* tin |no,tle
sre depresestl Is pe.ee till liny r • Ion t r re;«tv
lascisit af pfoilu lloi Wed« r I n roura
to thst ■ audi* d < sale*oatat. .litih.th*-
ai a tlemtr si cfo/i mm • I st 11 r • ti h a
ttt Iks namh«r of a**tee. oat* s ti • • *ta le* t f
wh rh drilst e *a mis is • of i t i o in
t oM«U rtn the jiit.ee of nr em o nnd
thi nec*«stt# is' l*s since** I ti t*s*l s w«
siibtnl tHi f itejota# de-«la sti t p n-ipes
a td purpmes I • Ihe e islderat J I met* of
Ihe A merle ia people Me biv. • « «sppa t
of sti eltlieas eh« sppr os th tn I wt o ii§>
#ireto hiva'Heie tnsa eif<«sil¥- ti man lef
l.lstloa for ihe relief of 11 t i b snd tht
ledoratioa of the r naif s pro . • i it v
fha following Is the snbe tmn 'eei
Nenator J K Jones of Am. s,
chairmani Nenator K. M i oehrell.Mls*
sour I; J. /#. tleorge Mis Isslpnl; N. K.
WorthlngtoM. Illinois: Nenator Men
TillmaMi Noath UaroliMa: Mr litven,
IndiMM Territory i Neaator list id II.
Hill. KetaVorlitNaMatof Vllaa, Wiscon*
aiM and Neaator tieorge tiray of
LATE NEWS NOTES.
Natural gas product Is decreasing.
The coddling moth has began an at*
tack on Kansas orchards.
Massachusetts cotton mills will re*
main closed during July aud August.
Dick Younger und II. II. Harmon(
marshall of Adairville, Ky., shot each
other dead on the highway.
Arkansas prohibitionists deeldad to
support the Hentley-free silver-pro*
hibition wing of the party.
Keokuk Presbytery suspended Rtv,
William I*. Nelson, late of Montrose*
Iowa, for untninisterial conduct
General Felix A. Kobcrtaon, charged
with the murder of Captain C. F. Haw-
ley. was aquittcd at Waco, Texas.
Sidney Randolph, a negro charged
with assault, was taken from jail and
hung by a mob at Kockville, Md.
J. It. I sen man and William Haskini*
mining engineers, were killed by
their Mexican servants, near Vinaa-
A. K. Cudy of 8t. Paul has bee*
nominated by the Sixth Nebraska
Republicans to run against (X M.
Keiin, the Populist.
Professor James C. Foye of Armour
institute, Chicago, was overcome by
the heat while bicycling, and died 111
Charles Mack, who killed his wife«
two miles east of Little Rock, Ark.,
was capturetl near Pine liluff. Ha
confessed his guilt
William llaas, who worked for
William Brodcr, Coved ale, O., as*
saulted his employer's wife, then cut
her throat and fired the house.
At Chicago, in the suit of O. W.
Holmes, jr., ugainst a publishing Arm,
the court decides that he haa no prop-
erty rights in Dr. Oliver Wendell
Holmes1 ''Autocrat of the lireakfasl
A mob at Powell, Tex., took Jim
Powell a negro ravisher, away from
officers and started to lynch him. bat
relented and after two hours con-
cluded to let the law take ita course.
Assistant Attorney General Newell
of Illinois is of the opinion thnt green*
backs, aud all circulating notea ot
national hanking associations or tha
general government are subject to
Fx-Senator Ingalls pronounces a
forgery the letter purported to haca
been written by him wherein the de-
feat of Mcliinlcy is predicted on ac-
count of the gold sentiment control*
ing the St. Louis convention.
Mutes association of Missouri, Kaa*
sas and Iowa held a reunion at Law-
rence July 4. Charles Curtis of Law-
rence was elected chairman and Lin-
coln Eller of Watson secretary. Nest
reunion will be held at Topeka July 2.
July 1 there were in the Missouri
State penitentiary, 2,225 prisoners, of
whom fifty-1wo were femalea. Aver-
age maintenance of these prisonere
was ti.59 cents per head. Including
clothing and all other necessaries each
convict costs the State about thirty
cents per day.
Netl Riordan, aged 90, an inmate of
the Soldiers' home, Leavenworth, haa
just made application for naturalisa*
tion papers, lie was born in Irelaad,
but came to America when a young
man and served through the late war
in the Seventh Missouri regimeat
under Colonel John F. Philips, now
the United States judge at Kaaaaa
Sixteen prisoners broke jail at To
Ninth Iowa Republicans have re*
nominated Congressman A. U Hifma
for a third term.
By a cmnbinntion between conduct"
or*, station nueiits anil I'ullinto MF
portern the t Iiwm^o & Alton ha* loal
Senator Teller wan Riven i ffrMt
ovation In IVnvrr on hi.arrival oatha
lat, being a ilcnionttration unparat*
> leleil in the W. t.
t'rofeuor M. Light ot th* Kaa Ma
Normal aeltool at Fort Scott haa a^
repteil the pre.Mancy ot th* tarrt.
torial normal mihool at 8llv*r City,
I N. M.
| Over a liumlreit ahnta w*ra MP
rlitinireil by ili'puty aliuritT.anilatriksra
at ti.n llerea atone i|iiarri*a. W.ttvlaw,
Ohiu The union men had fonaaS a
mob to drive out th* non-ualoa oaad
I Veteran aolilier* o/ South weal Mla>
aourl. Houtlieaat Kanaaa, NorthwaaS
Arid.nhu. and the Indlaa T«rrttaff
I will liolil irrand reunion at Naaaha,
Mo.. Aug tiat II i.v Hp*akara laclaSf
Dovcrnor stone, Major Waraar aaa
■lo Shelby of Miaaourl and aa-r
. tnirall. n't KanMa.
i f nll.d St.itaa aaerat aarvl**
1 captured n rmnplata eoaaUrfalUa#
; on' lit and th* followta* eoaalarMi*
i am In a rendenea oa Paaatyltsato
avenue. St. I.oulat lie Walter, a
alar pra- lb'ln( f.atala pkjraMtaM
Kalph and Walter i re* e prolawlaMl
pbi.intfrapher,: W H. J.niNMtl, Dk
tValler'-i father, and Adam Mlllaf, %
line appearing elderly taaa. ka tS.
avrta tint lie la a pati*at ot IS* Atf
U.r'a, Iwiag treated at h*r baapSSl.
aait haa ifihing to do with tha mh
Aaiua Allen, tta*d'a privat*
lary, aaya tk. apaakar ia a
tor renomlnatlna for aaafrai
illa.a faetnrlaa Ikmatfhoat SMS
New J*rae)r hav. *ln* .t iwwa kf IS!
month., ma ti I ng I, IMO work!""
I.imi « «ea
k<M.. Cttt S« Ja
II I rat*
I.h> rattKti rat.".
t elLt|.slMN)t waal • "this e.«M*A
I — lallla-kf.
•li re d t••tenat.
th' itariM aa. aa
Mine nfflelala aay ther*araSh|> lltS
man iuiprt.oM*d ia tha PltMtaM, S,
mine, hul miner,' fkmlllaa elala. thS(S
itovernor stone ha* nSarad a tMSSi
af Sii'ti tor i he arraat af Nahia Sha
hard, eondeinned Htunlarar. ha SS
eaped frmn th* st Leal* Jail.
.Innea A l.oaghlln. hllahvf|.llflM
tlta apeeial aiaal aeala af IS* llMSS
Mated aa*oel*Hna at Itlkhj
, . tmetfl^a I M*ten aameiatma at hthhSI
. .r.'HT?*S* V?1 —T'n | wui keep th* Ameriaaa IraaaaS I
- VTr*. _ iSrl, .V*_ wurka raaamg with l.tss MM.
wk*araa«a«aby a m*i hiiia* AH|nH|n , MMn> MiUlaaalra
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