1888-07-07-WashingtonBee-p2-IndianapolisConference

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1888-07-07-WashingtonBee-p2-IndianapolisConference - THE INDIANAPOLIS CONFERENCE. CONFERENCE. J. M....
THE INDIANAPOLIS CONFERENCE. CONFERENCE. J. M. Trotter, J. Milton Turner, Turner, Houser, Scott and other colored colored men have issued a call for a conference at Indianapolis, Iud, ThiB conference is, we understand, to endorse Mr. Cleveland. J. M. Trotter, was at one time a republican republican and served as a clerk m a Massachusetts Post office for seventeen years under a republican republican administration, and who was discharged and subsequently supported supported Mr. Cleveland' against Mr, Blaine. He was nominated on the recommendation of Mr. James C. Matthews, for Recorder of Deeds tor the District of Columbia, Columbia, and it is claimed that he broke faith with Mr. Matthews shortly after he was confirmed by the Senate. Trotter is a mau of limited limited ability and has no more idea about the office he occupies than C. H. J. Taylor had of the Li-berian Li-berian government. It is reported that he ha been selected to divide the negro vote and that the Iudianapolis conference conference was suggested by President Cleveland to Trotter ; that Matthews Matthews has been thrown overboard for Trotter. J. Milton Turner is a natural born leader. He is a man jzt brains and a first class orator. He is a good fellow aud will be a great acquisition to the democratic democratic party. Houser, is a young mau of ability and a shrewd politician. politician. This conference is to consider the material welfare of the negro. We would suggest that a national convention be called called to be composed of our leaders and representative men throughout throughout the country.

Clipped from The Washington Bee07 Jul 1888, SatPage 2

The Washington Bee (Washington, District of Columbia)07 Jul 1888, SatPage 2
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