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1894-08-15-InterOcean[Chicago]-p2-NegroesInConvention - NEGROES IN "CONVENTION." Democratic "National...
NEGROES IN "CONVENTION." Democratic "National Gathering" at Indian apolis a Fiasco. ISDUXiPOLis. Ind., Aug. 14. Spxial 7V(- 7V(- orom. The Democratic negro convention assembled at noon today in tbe Masonic Hall with about forty delegates present. It had been announced that there would be 500 in attendance. President C H. J Tay lor, in bis opening address, urged negro Democrats to make tbe Republicans Republicans feel tbeir power. He op posed immigration and favored the anti-Iynch anti-Iynch anti-Iynch law providing for 10,000 damage to the relatives of every man lynched, to be paid by tbe county in which it occurred. He recommended aetion looking to tbe removal at the hands of the Democratic party of laws discriminating against ne groes. A committee was appointed to send President Cleveland a message of greet inr. it was couched in the grandiloquent terms of tbe effusive race. Telegrams and letters were read from Vice President Stevenson, and Governor Matthews, speaking of subjects subjects relating to tbe progress of the race. 1 bis afternoon was taken up with tbe election of officers, as follows: President, C. H. J. Taylor, Washington; secretary, M. S. Koontz, Washington : sergeant-at-arms. sergeant-at-arms. sergeant-at-arms. sergeant-at-arms. sergeant-at-arms. P. H. White, New York. President Taylor announced his executive committee this afternoon as follows: H. H. C. At- At- wood. New York; Robert G. Still, Philadelphia; Philadelphia; W. A. Crosthwaite, Nashville; W. P. Per ton, Louisville; Armstead Robinson, St Louis; Lloyd L. Wheeler. Chicago; W. b. Oros,aew York; William Uric her. Montgomery, Ala. : Edward Duwee, Columns Columns s, Oaio; A. EL Manning. Indianapolis; EL L Daw kins, Gainesville, Fla.; C A. Hughes, Ban Francisco; W. L. Eggteatou, Topeka, Kan.; Rudolph W. Rose. Lynch burg, va. ; ueorge T. Taylor, Uskaloota, Iowa ; M. S. Koontz. Washington.

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The Inter Ocean (Chicago, Illinois)15 Aug 1894, WedPage 2
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