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Logansport, Indiana
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Friday, June 19, 1896
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THI JOURNAL VOL. XXI. LOGANSPORT, INDIANA, FRIDAY MORNING, JUNE 19 1896. NO. 147. TIS M'KINLEY and HOBART. CHOICElF THE PEOPLE William McKinley, jr., is Nominated on the First Ballot To Bear the Banner of Republican ism to Victory. HOW THE CONVENTION ACTED Scene When the Nomination was Announced is Beyond the Power of Tongue or Pen *o Tell. Oarrett A. Hobart, of New Jersey, is Chosen on the First Ballot as the Running Mate. St. Loui?, .Time IS, 7.4.j p. m.-It Ls done, tt is fini-shod. The greatest Eo- pablicau convention in many years bus mot, transacted the business for which It was culled, nud has niljourucil sine die. Mc-Kittley, the Apostle of Protection,' the choice of the people, has been named by the representatives of this people as Uie standard bearer in the coming struggle for the principles wii-ieb are cardinal witih the Republican party, the principle of protection to American industries and labor, and a sound curriaicy system. Xlic scene in the convention hall when the luume of McKinley was presented beggars description. No tongue can tell or pen describe the tumult Flags were wared, hats thrown high in air, handkerchiefs fluttered and, with it all, there was a perfect Niagara of cheers that drowned out nil lesser sounds and scorned to sweep over the vast mass of people like the waves of -the sea, alternately swelling out and receding. On1v to return with redoubled force. The raps oC the Chairman's gavel were as powerless to stay the demonstration as .1 dam of Hand Is to keep bad: a swelling flood, and like the flood, It swept tbivak wliich spo:i't itself in mncli sliortcr time Uirui lifl-d the previous ilcmoiistrn.t)iii>iis. Tbc people, were woru out; tlioy luul cheered until tliey could fltccr no mores. The c-oii-test for the Vice-Presidential nomination developed into n one-sided iiffalr before the roll call had gone halfway down the lino o£ states, and the name of. Hobart was received with a .fresh outburst eft cheors and ping. There had been suffldent time for the people ro get their second wind, so to speak, and the noke was almost as great as when tho result of the ballot 1'or President was aonoitnced. Of AVilliam MeKinley, jr., there Js uo need to speak. He is too -well known to need an Lntfoduction to the American people. Of Ills iiing mate there can ~[J3y permission, from a copyrighted photograph ot Hans Hlrach's life-sizo ro- llof portrait of MtxJ. William McKinley, made at a personal sitting In Canton, O.. narl much be said. Garrett A. Hobart Is the New Jersey member of the Republican National committee, and It is to his brilliant leadership that tho Republicans o£ -tihat State owe their victory in the election of a Republican Governor in that State !.n tho last State election. I-lis homo is ill Patterson, N. J. The following late bulletins, begin ning with presentation- ot McKluley, were read by many hundreds at Tho Journal office last evening: 3:40 p. m.—Cheering continues •vvi.th- oivt abatement in will or strength*. 0:-11 p. m.—Audience breaks into singing "Dixie." 3:'J-1 p. m.—Man just walked, along re- portea-s' desks wearing a Napolean hat. Great cheering and laughter. 3:<I.G p. m.—Convention quieting down somcwha't 1 . 3:C1 p. m.—Thru-stem now seconding nomination of McKinley. 3:30 p. m.—On Tlmrsto-n's mention of McKinley's name cheering again becomes general. 4:03 p. m.-ircmnsylvanla called. Con- siderable cheerlnj 4:00 p. in.—Gov. Hastings takes plat- Maj. McKtnloy.~ Duplicate copy pro jjentcd to ex-Gov. Foraker, by tho Ropub lican club, of the University of Chicago, at the St. T..OU.ISconvention, when he named Mr. McKlnloy for nomination for president ol the United States.] all before It When' order was finally restored and tho roll call of states for nominations was proceeded with, there was an iiuderc-urrent oC enthusiasm which broke out on the slightest prove- c;tlio,n in c-heers and flag-waving. •' £ut if the scene was boyond doscrjp. ti<jn wlicn the. name -of McKinley -was -'placed'.before the convention, what can bo said of that which followed when Ohio was reached in the roll call on a tote? Nobbling, absolutely nothing, ex- cc-pt that -men went w-ild and clasped each other about the neck and wept, an'd laughed,'and cUcorcd by turns unLil they' lost voice. Then when ' tlie ftmil result was announced, 'with Mc- be pl-esented to form to present Quay of Pennsylvania 4:1C p. m. Hastings finished. Men- lion of. Quay's name causing quite a Kinley a clear majority over all the other camlWates, there .was another tlemoBStratloji. 4:2S p. EI.— Demonstration for Quay ,contii,nuet3. Pou-nsylvanJa delegates leading in i ; u. 4.-3C p. m.— Sonah Carolina seconds nomination of McKinley. Renewed cheering. 4:23 p. m.— Roll of States ordered for ballot for President 4:-10 p. m.— Alabama casts. Morton, 1 Reed, 2; McKinley, 19. 4:40 p. m— California 18 for MeKin- ley. 4:41 p. in.— Colorado vote not responded, 4:42 p. m.— Down to Georgia. McKtn- ley has OC, Eeod 9, Morton 1, Quay 2. 4:43 p. m.— Florida, vote 'challenged, Roll oi' State called. ;4:43 p. m.— Georgia's vote chaillenged __ Holl of State called ': ..'',. ':• ; ".- ,,". /.^'^iiftvffMM'^ SHOUTING FOR M'KINLEY. (Tune: ''Marching Through Georgia,") Ho! Ye people far and near, listen to .my song; There's a mighty host advancing straight against the wrong; Marching 'neath the banner of Protcotioii sure and strong. Shouting Cor William McKinley. CHORUS: Hurrah! hurrah! McKinley is the man; Hurrah! hurrah! Prottxitii-m is the plan: So we'll sing the chorus from ihe moutualns to the sea, Shouting for William McKinley. On they come, a mighty host.JO hear flick joyful cry; There's a brighfniug in the clouds that so '^loomed the sky; Honor bright and money sound, we'll have it by ami by, Shouting for William', McKinley. [Chorus.] 0, the good old times are coming back again to stay; Grovor is a going where there i-s ruo time to pray; People to their senses true are comijj? back today; Shouting for William McKiuley. [Chorus,] Com-e along, my brother, there is room for .one and all: Get upon -the platform that te mails for srea-t and small; Get upon it now and. you will be all right next fall, Shouting for. William McKinley. [Chorus.] -W. G. THOMAS. M'KINLEI \ Nominated for President on First Ballot by Republican Convention. WILLIAM M'KINLET. 4:47 p. in.—State of Alabama challenged. Roll of State ordered. 4:40 p. m.—Vote of IlUnote is challenged. Idaho not represented. - 5:00 p. m,—Including Mtonesota Me- Kinley, 2SO. Mississippi rote challenged. 5:01 p. in.—Including Missouri Me- KlJilcy 340 5:02 p. m.—Including Missouri Reed has 55, Morton 1, Quay SU, Allison 2G. New York rote—54 for Morton, 17 for McKinley. Vote challenged. 5:00 p. m.~Including New York, McKinley 300, Eeed 04. 5:17 p. m.—McKinley nominated. Groat, cheering. Vote including Ohio. 4G7Vi. ' 5:40 p. m-.—First ballot: McKinley 001%, Heed 83%, Morton 55, Quay 61%, Allison '35%. 5:42 p. m,—McKinley's nomination about to be made unanimous. 0:00 p. rn.—Senator Lodge mores to make McKinley's nomination' unanimous. ' C;01 p. m.—Governor- Hastings of Pennsylvania, seconds Senator. Lodge's motion. • ' •-.. Y,,G:02'p. m,—Blatt rises to second the motionto make McKinley's nomination unanimous. Great cheering. • ',6:04 p. m.—Iowa also seconds the rnp- '.G.-6.G p. m.— Cluiuncey Depew also sec- motion; loud -calls having. -been' .made l; for Mm. 0:14 p. m.— Melviiiley's nomination made unanimous by a rising vote. •G:1C p. m— Call of states ordered for •nomination of Vice President Speeches limited 1» five minutes. G::25 p. m.— Fesseiidcn presents the name of Bulldey of Connecticut. G.:31 p. m.— Xew Jersey presents the name of Hobart. 0:41 p. m.— Illinois seconds Hobart's uojuliua-tlon, 0:42 p. m.— Rhode Island presents the name of Governor Lippctt 0:45 1>. m. — Tennessee presents the name of H. Clay Evans. C:4S p. rn.— Kentucky seconds the nomination of Evans, 0:53 p. m.— .Wisconsin 'seconds nomination of Evans. ' 7:00 p. m.— Quite a demonstration for Evans among the delegates, 7-:01 p. in.— Virgilnia, presents the •name of James A. Walker. 7:11 p. m. — Roll, of states ordered for ballot for Vice -President. 7:12 p. m.—West Virginia seconds Ho- bart's nomination. • 7:21 p. .m.— Down to and including Nevada: Evans 161, llobart 23S. 7:27 p. m.— New York voles solid for Hobart. •7:28 p. m.— Hobart: nominated. Up to and -including Utah. Hobavt 4CG!4 7- .30 p , m ,— First ballot for Vice President: Hobart 533%, Evans 2SO%, Bulkley 30, Li'ppett 8, .vralkcr 2-.1. : 7:45 p. m,— Eobart's nomination made unanimous. Pandemonium Reigns Supreme in Vast Hall at the Mention of the Qkioairs Name. Sculptural Bust of McKinley Presented, by Bopublican Club { _ of University of Chicago. not y Exciting Scenes on tho Withdrawal of Senator Teller — The Declaration. Convention Hall. St. Loi.ls. June 19.— B-lKht sunshine, cloudless sides, and a u-nipcratiiro up !n v tlK- eighties, and go- inir hisher, diffuse an inspiriting influence or- the many tliouwinu men and women who are swarmins UiroUBh the streets, or jamming UK- cable ar.d trolley cars which converge on tho largo, squat, flas-oc- deolted building In which the republican naUonul convention..holds its sess on It is the mornlns of the third day-the decisive day, the day which gives to tho -Ki-unrt old party.", for victory or for defeat, its baulo cry and its loader. Both are already fixed upon with but little prob- nbllltv of change or varlat!on-the battle cry "the cold standurd." and the leader, ••William McKinley, of Ohio." Colored Uontluniau Offers rniycr. \t 10:35 the president, Senator Thurston announced that tho divir.e blessmp; would bo invoiced by Kcv. John R. ScoU, of ( Florida. . 1/liitirorui 1» I'ri-scatcil. j Tlie chairman said the Mrst order of bust- , ne*s was the reception of the report of the ( committee or. resolution:, and u>e elia.r j rccoffnlnecl for that purpose Senator-elect Fornlcer, o£ Ohio. ~~ Sound Money riinilt Clicoma. As Mr. Forulter approached the financial plank Mr. Teller left his seat w!U. the Colorado deletion and moved up to the plat, lorm where he seated Himself at the end [ • of the si-eor.d row of scuts to the right 01 ; the chairman. With tl.e opening sentence ; ••the republican party is unreservedly for: sound money," which Mr. Foraker read i slowly und very emphatically, a burst of cheering occurred, and the applause was. repeated with redoubled volume when the ' pledge to promote International agreement j for free coinage was read. The cheering , nt this point was so prolonged that it Interrupted the proceedings for some time and compelled the chairman to rap for order. The reading o£ the platform as a whole was listened to with marked attention, and at the close It was prettily cheered. The reading occupied 25 minutes. Mr Foraker moved the adoption'of the report as the republican national platform fur 1SSf.- Teller Proflents Minority Report. Then the chair, amid the breathless nt- tf.ntlon of tho convention, recognized Sen- , a tor Teller, who sent to the secretary's , desk and had read the following minor- ! its' report: | "We, the undersigned members of tho committee on resolutions, bein;; unable j to agree with that portion of the majority report which treats of the- subjects of \ coinage and finance, respectfully submit j the following' paragraph as'a substitute tin; n.'ianclal plank Is adopted," added the chairman amid cheers. i The rust of the platform was adopted with a rijiging chorus of ayes, there being but one solitary "No." As a matter of personal privilege the chair announced that In; would permit Senator Cannon to re/*d a statement pre-j pared by certain members of the convcn-, tlon and asked respectful attention and perfect quiet. Silver Mull'" Doolaratlon of Withdrawal. Mr. Frank Cannon, the youthful senator from Utah, advanced to the platform and with Senator Teller sitting by his side, read In ringing tones and with many gestures the following protest: "In announcing the purpose asserted In, this paper, it is due to our constituents and j to ourselves that there shall be a public allowing of vindicating facts." ' The declaration then reviews, the posl-, tlon of the republican party on the money question as set forth in th« platform ol K'il. which was favorable to silver and acceptable to bimetallism. The right of th« j majority of the republican convention U change the party tenets is not Questioned, but "us surely as It is requisite for peace and progress that minorities shall yield tc , majorities In matter of mere method, jusl. 90 surely Is It necessary for that same • neace and progress that minorities shall not yield in matters of fundamental truth." Sccc<I«U from the Truth. •"We hold that this 'convention has seceded from the truth; that the triumph ol such secession would be the eventual destruction of our freedom and our civilization. To that end the people will not knowingly follow any political party; and we choose to take our place in the ranka of the great mass of citizens who realize that the hour has come for Justice. Did we deem this issue less important to humanity we would yield, since the associations of all our political lives have been Intertwined with the men and the measures of this party of past mighty achievements. Witlidr;iw»l from tho Party. "Accepting the flat of this convention as the present purpose of the party, w< withdraw from this convention to return W our constituents the authority with which thev invested us, believing that we have better discharged their trust by Ihil action which restores to them authority unsullied than by giving cowardly and nslnce-e indorsement to the greatest wrong ever willfully attempted within the \V 1 UII j-. _ "-• r *-• _ __. „ »„_„ ..^.-lASlTVia*- ^\^ tllQ their •allied I5y'tbiTvo'tcs of free men.' A Wild Sceno. At Mr. Cannon's closing words, declaring that the republican party, once the redeemer of the people, was now about to become Its oppressor,* storm of hisses and srrotins was raised from all parts of th« hall and cries of "Down" were raised. The cVUr with his resonant voice rls- inr above the tumult, said: "The chair si-gc'-.ts to this convention that- the re- pT,blicar. party In convention assembled need not fear any declaration." Here an. outburst of cheers, which lasted several seconds, Interrupted the chairman. ••Good-Uy, Sly I-overx, Good-By." The names of the signers to the protest as -ead by the secretary were treated with h:ssc», and a voice in the rear called ou£: ••Gcod-by My Lovers Good-by," as Senator Teller and his associates then ,'lled out of tho hall, marching down the main aisle. The whole convention rose and yelled and waved nags, bats and fans while the band played patriotic airs, the assemblage singing the chorus: "Three Cheers for tho Red White and Blue" to the accompaniment of the band, and shouting till they were hoarse. I'rotcslK Kut Will •Not Uolt. Senator Mantle stood on his chair in tho rear of the hall facing the chair, and spoke ts follows: •I desire to say that a' majority of the wrong ever willfully attempted within republican party—once, redeemer of norni e but now about to become tl oppressor.unless, providentially rcstral lu ,,,,ntion. [Applause.] But. Mr. Chalr- m-in I am bound to say, In deference to the O'vnions and wishes of the majority of 4ho remibllcans of the state of Montana, that we cannot give our approval or our indorse- ment to the financial plank this day *,.>.- republican-party favors the use of both Frold and silver :is equal standard monev. and pledges its power to secure the free unrestricted and Independent coinage of r'olo" and silver at our mints at the ratio o£ sixteen purls of silver to one of gold.' " Teller Addresses tlu Convention, Mr Teller then advanced to the front and 'in earnest tor.es addressed the convention In explanation of his course. He disclaimed that his advocacy of free silver was in any manner controlled by tho fact that he represented a state which p'roduced silver. Ho contended for it because lie believed that i:-j country could prosper without It, and bei iuse ho believed that It was the great wi-igin which was now weighing down the country. Pro- J tossing- tolerance for those who differeo from him, he .saldVWs decision had been arrived at after many years of deliberate thoufiht. The great contest whether there should be one flag or two in this country was not more Important than this. Confronted for the first time in the history of this glorious party of ours with th« danger of a financial system which In our judgment would be destructive to the country, they were called upon to decide whether to adhere to It or reject It. "I cannot go out without saying that 1 cherish down in my heart a hope—nay a belief—that better counsels will prevail s ivnd that at some future duy on a true republican platform, sustaining royublicnn principles, I 'mny have the Inestimable privilege of again addressing you." Toller's Substitute Tnbloit. Mr. Foraker, of Ohio, chairman of the committee on resolutions, moved to lay Teller's substitute on the ta'.jle. Senator Lodge, of Massachusetts, seconded the motion. The yeas and nays were demanded by the states of Colorado, Montana and Idaho and The vote was lalcnn. •\s states usually classed as sliver states, sucli as Nebraska, Xorll) Dakota, Oregon and South Dakota, cast their votes in favor • of tabling Hie resolution and added to the , rapidly tvrov.-Ins 'majority in favor of that motion there were di-ivioniara'Joas 0. rlu- ji-liffrom the c-xiiltlni; gold standard men. The result of theVtul cull was announced: Yt-is SIS'™; nays. lu.V,-j. So"the "motion to lay Senator Tellers substitute free silver plank on the table was carried. Mr. Foraker was rocojrnl;:ed to move ths previous Question on the passage of the resolutions." . yiimiicliil rittnlc Adopted. Mr Dubols demanded a roll call of states on the passage of the financial plank, and Colorado and Montana seconded the call. The chairman said the question to be voted o.i was: . . , ' "Shall -the financial- plank bo adopted n.s the sense of this convention?" On this the roll of states was colled. The roll-call proceeded amid so much con^ fusion-that the chairman had to suspend It until order.was-restorcd. The reeult cf the roll-call on the question :of the/adpptloai.of..the financial plank was csts. anil still partcpate n e pr ngs of the convention." [Applause.] Senator Brown, of Utah, rose 10 a question of privilur-'-'. and the chair In according him the lloor expressed a hope that the re- • quest had not Ix-eivmade for the purpose of saying anything offensive to this convention. Senator Brown, speaking on the platform. said: "Mr. Chairman: The delegation from Utah does not bolt. [.Cheers. I We do not believe -that the republican party is the oppressor of the p-ople, but the guardian of liberty and the protector 01 holiest Government. |App!ause.] -Three of our delegates have gone, and I nin here to express our sorrow at their departure. >:o dlssontlnc voico being raised, the three alternates. Lindsey Kogcr?, Webb Greene and A. Smith, were seated ns delegates from Utah. __ _ JfOMJXATING SPEECHES. Tho Different Candl.Iutos Ace Plxccrt Before tin- Convention. The president then directed the call of itntes for nominations for the presidency. Tin.- r-si state to respond was Iowa, when Mr K M. Baldwin, of Council Bluffs, came to the platform and nominated Senator .IV. B. Allison, of Iowa. Extracts of his speech follow: "Complying with the request of the Iowa delcration. 1'rise to propose vo this convention ThV nomination of William R Allison, nml to ask you to make It 01: theoldand new tosiami-nt of republicanism. Jl takes a big man to ivpn-senr the slate of Iowa In the ?ongn°ss of the Pnltod States for 3T, years bi : Senator Allison is that man. V\ ith •hV most perfect knowlodge of the details of : 1 our political laws and th'- r histories, with thai statcsman-likfl judgment, 1 which dlsiingulshes the essential from tho -cck-"i tal and the immiitaWe from tho t'raisHo'-v- 'with every look a cordial "nlle evcrv gesture a caress, 1 yet with a i ; ' -it of Much firm mold and purpose thai 1,1 bribe or feasts or palace could awo o - sw "i-vc he lias for 35 years upon the noui r of the house and senate been lighting "or the interest of the Pcopio: carrying on- 'T a ,.,i .;-,,] ,,-Avard the nation s U'giMutive work 1 turning cranks out of place; un- i,^M-inc • Hie culminating s'.ars of dcmoc- Sc •• mmasld" g the hVdden purposes of pm-rii'ii rn-isuiv?, unt 1 now, he holds the p?"ce'of m rudK.Al supremacy in the leg s- lalive halls of that most splendid ol cap- Ko.iil Nominated l>y Uulge. The -iext state to rospond was M.issachu- -fits and Senator Lodge, of thai, state. came To the platform . nr.d nominated vhomas B. Keert for the presidency. - '.Xvl - v-o -alliered here 10 choose the next nre--dert of Vlie United Stales. That we wm win in tie election no man doubts. r. r itt us no dc-wlve ourselves with the ?Cu-^' fnncy that The campaign is to be & c&y on" It will be a hard battle; It L-iniVot be otherwise wh<--n so much defends upon the resuk. Againsi thc^. re- iinhi'rnn -niirtv repn'senting. lixea Amen- an polioiS'l'ren-th, progress and^to ill he nrrnved not. only that oganiwo (Continued on Sevcntli Page.)'-

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