Joshua Gotcher, political appointment, The Democrat (McKinney, Texas), 16 Jun 1892, Page 2.
in in A SIGN IFIC ANT G ATIIE1ÎING. Old Collin Not All Ono Way-Thc People Are In It. Droraptly at 10:80 o’clock on Friday morning D. C. Fiippin wrapped the people’s party convention to order, stating that he had been solicited to do so by frlefids of the movement, the objects of which he briefly stated. Upon announcement that a temporary chairman was necessary, necessary, John T. Melton w'as nominated nominated for the position and unanimously elected. T. W. Franklin, of McKinney, McKinney, was unanimously chosen as secretary. The Becrelaiy read the state call, after which a motion prevailed to appoint a committee of five to pass on credentials. Joshua Gotcher, E. C. Forbes, R. D. Hickiiqiu, J. F. Cave and J. B. \V ells were appointed. After the committee committee on credentials retired, motion to limit speeches to fifteen fifteen minutes jnevailed. John P. Hunter and Deputy Sheriff B. H. Oats were appointed appointed sergeant-at-arms. The latter latter not a member but acted through courtesy, he being an ofiicer. Col. R. D. Allison, J. T. Branch, Mr. Mier and others were called for by friends, and made interesting talks, which were frequently applauded. Just at twelve o’clock the convention adjourned to convene convene at 1 o’clock,