1892-06-17-AltonEveningTelegraph-p1-KansasPeoplesParty

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1892-06-17-AltonEveningTelegraph-p1-KansasPeoplesParty - KANSAS . PEOPLE'S PARTY. They Nominate L. I)....
KANSAS . PEOPLE'S PARTY. They Nominate L. I). Levelling; for Governor Governor at the State Convention. * WICHITA, Juno 17.—It took the 630 delegates to the People's state convention, convention, which assembled here Wednesday inoniliig, eight hours to effect a permanent permanent organization. John Breidenthal, the man who originated the scheme tor colonizing colonizing Topolobampo bay with families who proposed to test the theory of cooperation, cooperation, was elected temporary chairman chairman of the convention and C. H. J. Taylor Taylor of Kansas City, Kan., a negro whom Cleveland appointed minister to Liberia, and who but recently joined the People's party, was made temporary secretary. The committee on permanent organization organization reported in favor of M. A. Householder Householder of Cherokee county, a fusion man, for permanent chairman. The caucuses which hod been lirkl before the convention convention met threw but little light on the fusion deal, although a majority of delegates delegates were unquestionably in favor of nominating two Democrats on the ticket. Lewellfng- for Governor. Tho first ballot for governor resulted: L. D. Levelling, 2U5; W. D. Vincent, 215; John S. Doolittle, lli; P. P. Elder, 14; A. C. Shinn, 84; John P. Willits, 3. Necessary Necessary to a choice, 870. Mr. Vincent was called before the convention to make a ipcech, after which tho convention agaiu proceeded to balloting. On the second ballot all tho candidate!, except Vincent and Lowelling dropped out. Lewelling received B40 votes, and was declared the nominee. Vincent, amid a storm of applause, applause, was nominated for lieutenant governor governor by acclamation. Lewelling is tho chairman of the People's central committee committee of Sedgwlck county, and two years ago was a Republican. The People's party loaders think tho Democrats will indorse Lowellliig, although he was a dark-horse candidate, and no expression could be got from the Democratic! loaders. is Infantry, delivered He of per few the

Clipped from Alton Evening Telegraph17 Jun 1892, FriPage 1

Alton Evening Telegraph (Alton, Illinois)17 Jun 1892, FriPage 1
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