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 - the list of Democrats In bus - neas - In ile -...
the list of Democrats In bus - neas - In ile - r'.OIan street and Washington ttreer to - day. and tfok exceptions to Mayor Tag?arf ! statement that 99 per cent, of the party U satisfied. One of them submitted a lit, stowing that tha one original silver Dem - crat reported In - these two streets (Albert Call), one more had been addei - r - WlU'.am eiss a fooutn .Meriaian - t,ireer, saioon South keeper, gome of the gold Democrats were outspoken In their opposition, i Utr.ers hsla ut their ' hands and fled at the approach of the Interviewer. ' . j" , ril TO THK KOMITtEE.' ; Dr. T. X. Ilryan, of This' City, and Mrs. J. R. Fisher, of HaaR - h vllle. m After Bryan had been nominated yesterday yesterday afternoon Dr. T. N. i Bry an was asked as to his relation to the nomine. "I am of the same stock." he Replied, "and , h' father. Judge Silas L. Bryan, of Salem. III., for twelve years, and knew him well. I think he represented bis district In Congress Congress for one or more terms,; and he was Judge far a number of years. He has; a license to preach, I believe,; though he did not. use It. He was a good orator, and a man of fine address and of uprightness ot character. The son. who has received such' distinguished honor, was a mere lad when I left Salem. The nominee for President has an own cousin in Haughville a Mrs. Fisher, wife of a railroad j man. She hunted me up some months 'fego to make inquiries aa to . our relationship to the young Nebraskan lawyer and orator." Mrs. - Fisher Is the wife of J. R. F(sher, of Springfield street, Indlanola, a fireman on a passenger engine of the P. & E. division division of the Big Four. She Is the daughter daughter of Andrew K. Bryan, of Salem. I1L, a brpther of .William Jennings Bryan's father. father. She Is six years younger than the candidate for President, and has a strong facial resemblance to him. She says that he Is one of five children, one of whom Is dead. He . was brought up Ion a - four - hundred - acre farm, and. became big and stronr with the work he had to do. He was an , exceedingly bright boy and fond of study. His father assisted him In his studies to his great advantage. He derived derived .from his father a love) for politics and for speaking. Mrs. Fisher met her cousin at Salem last year wheh his mother was very sick. She asked . him one day whsn he would be a candidate for President: President: "Well, not next time, anyway," he answered. 'Mr. Bryan's mother did not live to see him nominated - for. President. "I am sure that all his relatives were as much surprised as I was to hear of his nomination. We dldahot know ha waa a candidate." said Mrs. Fisher.

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  1. The Indianapolis News,
  2. 11 Jul 1896, Sat,
  3. Page 7

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