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FROM PKJLMEKS' IMC, JATJUJT 24. JSCO. " THK POWER OF. THK vf :? to ·*; 5w*-r .tr» v, «*L:*; :i_»- r^, ^ ;OiXHXaac»S VOL. XZHL--NO. 220. FREDERICK, MARYLAND. THURSDAY, JULY 5, 1900. 30 CENTS A MO iii. FO2 Babj's Bath use CUTICURA SOAP. Ic prc- faaftng, rtOtes*. and rougtweaa ot i£- »li · diet- tnil£-tualioo. ol!jj» iirh- · j vk lie n I»ll«*ti by gca. CirriccKA Ointment, tilt) gnat *tin cunr. a[**-edJly cures a!! form* of and BCitp huiui ami restores the hair. B.EBERTS0NS, Leaders in Lew Prices. LAWS Xovcn. b«rt make. 12,14.10 inehtt. K.20 «plece* Whit* Vfuh Bnuhti*, for ftae« work, to tad lOe aptae*. Sup bidden. 45e.SOe tad »· apiece. Ice Cream Freezers, 4 qoartt. «X 85 mpleee. Screen Door*, complete with blnees and lereens, 70e and upward. Window Screen*. ISc and upward. Grind Stones, bwt make, tl.10 per 10O pound*. Varnhh Stain, %plnt eatt. lOe: Pint can, 8Oc: quart can. 33e: one coat sufficient to i ~3iak« old furniture look like new. Enamel Top Dressing, m.kes old barer tops look like new. 2Se pint. Ail Shades Beady Mixed Paint, 1 pound en*. 'Je nnd lOe can. Read; Mixed Red icd Brown P*int for Barn*. e., t"5c nllon. Graphite Paint for Roof«, 95e eal'on. Alt other shmde* Ready-Mixed Paints per t»i:":i from 95c to S1.2O. scrordlne to 5bnde. All M'Xed Paints sold br us zroucd in otir owu u U Parity absolutely guaranteed. DRIFTING 1MO BUGGIES, (onr own make.) S55.OO to $75.OO. STICK WAGONS, (onr own make.) S3O.OO to $35.OO. DAYTON~WAGONS, (our own mase.) 355 to $65. Fin s^sd Buggy Wheels, $8.OO per Set «ni upward. Carriage Pales, $4 OO ap'tce and upward. · We ·· rry the largest stock of FENCING WIKB ASD POULTRY WIBE tint can b« found ia the cry. We solicit a call. 5 feat,'65c; 6 feet, 80c. 8c, 15c, 2Oc. 25c, 35c. 5Oc, 75c. I A. G. QUYNN CO. JOHN N. CLARY, REAL ESTAiE AGENT. KOB SALE. ia'_--A fine £«rm of 253 acrss. new bnlld- |3«. situated Bear Hood's Mills. 23d.--A fine farm of 195 acres. 14-room . iDa-'e. situated on .Liberty pike. 16 miles west I of Baltimore. I 3rd.-Two-story brick dwe!Uiur,6rooms»nd I Sail, Ho. 59 E. Fourth St. I 4ta---A frame dwellinz. 6 rooms. Teleeraph I Street. I Bath.--A fine business tiro^erty s-tnated about 12 miles from Frederick. I Sth.--Two brict d-we!Ua?s. No?. 15 »nd 17 ieS L--Frederick Mlddletown Jiailroad Offic* -with P. G. Tho-mw SOTI, G«T»«ral Insurance Agents. 2O Wen Patrick Street. Frederick- Hd. J. L. KERVAND, [£16li!£fi, UTWGBarKEI ut PUTE MHITCft, 1O121PENNSYLVANIAIAVE.. WASHINGTON.ID. C. | LETTER, NOTE AND BILL HEADS. CHEOSS,»DBAFTS. ETC- OBBTJFICATES OF STOCK. ilSdly IERNEST HELFEKSTEIN, INSURANCE, I24 W Patrick St., Fritatt, Hi i to thr MU-in« fro****. Lou-ion. July 3.--The eonimancers of the allies ic Tiea Tsin inform the cor- re»poodeois that it would be suu-iiie t j attempt 10 reach Pekin »ith tte troojw aow a^iilable. in the fate of the .ol- Oesa2 force of imperial troops and Boxers occupying the country between Tien Tsm and Pekin. So far from taking tbe offensive, tbe 12.000 international troops at Tsen Tsic and the 8.000 others at Taku and iuterm-*d:ai«r points can barely kt^ep u|; coniaiuui a- tions, fighting incessanti with oivr- vk-helmiog number, usinc ;»r mere numerous artillery pieces tlu t the aliie. It will require 500.WH) mec iad three years time, to suppress thr r-bels This tetegnm ha.s been "Shanghai. July 4. 11:10 «. m.. via Chefoo: TIHU Tsin cJty fell between T and (S o'clock on the morning of June i It is understood that Shanghai undoubtedly referred to the native city of Tien Tsin. from which thp Phinf-sp hare been bombarding the foreign quarter, and the dispatch is taken to meun that the allies are more than holding their own Other dispatches received by way of Shanghai aver that the Chinese losses around Tien Tsin are between T.wO and S.OOO. according to official estimates. A Chefoo dispatch of yesterday says Admiral Seymour was wounded while sitting in a house at Ti»n Tsin by Chi- nwp sharpshooters. News received at CheCoo shows that the Chinese have been guilty of horrible cruelty toward the wounded and captured, subjecting them to what Is known as ling-che. or the slicing process. Under this hideous rite the bodies of the fallen have been mutilated. The Russians are retaliating by the wholesale shooting of natives. The situation shows signs of drifting into barbarism and savagery. Three Chinese servants of foreigners have, it is rumored from a good source, n«*^rwH fror* P**^!n. Th° v r°port th--t all the foreigners, 1.000 in number, including 40Q. soldiers. 100 members of the Chinese customs staff and a number of women and children, held out till their ammunition was exhausted, in the British legation. The legation was finally burned and all the foreigners killed. PATRIOTIC DEMOCRATS Transact Little Business to the First Day's Sessions. BL'RSTSOF WILD ENTHUSIASM and A'ictlnm -t the Hi.boke-n llorror. Jersey City. July 5.--Two more bodies, apparently firemen of the ill- fated German Lloyd steamers, were picked up in the bay near the narrows yesterday. Up to noon 33 bodies had been taken from the river yesterday. This makes the total recovered" 126. ·while there are over 125 stiil missing. Gustav H. Schwab, agent at this port of the North German Lloyd, received a cablegram yesterday from the head office in Bremen announcing that the families of the officers and crews who perished in the catastrophe will receive special pensions aside from these to which they are entitled according to the regulations of the seamen's i".:r.a of tha North German Lloyd. Yesterday"*" Base-ball Gnme*. At Chicago--Fivst game: Chicago. 10; Philadelphia. 4. Second game (12 inni»«s): Chicago. 5; Philadelphia. 4. At Pittsburg--First game: Pittsburs, 8; Boston. 6. Second game: Pittsburg, 3; Boston, 1. At Cincinnati-First game: Cincinnati, 8; New York. 1. Second game: New York, 6; Cincinnati, :J. At St." Louis--First game: Brooklyn. 9: SL Louis. 5. Second game- St. Louis, 9; Brooklyn, 0. Killed Ity Canned Denn*. Wilmington. Del., July 5.--Mrs. John Doerr and her 6-year-old son August died yesterday from ptomaine poisoning. It is believed their death is due to eating canned beans. ACTS GENTLY ON THE KIDNEYS, LIVER AND BOWELS C LEAN5ES THE 5Y5TEM f! ^EFFECTUALLY Dl5jfiSoS^«HE5««r ft BV7 Tut fctNUINE-MaNT O 6V x* fauna. · i Si Pi Di Wi CUBES ALL CASES OF INOiSESTiON, COKSTiPATlON, KiDREY TROUBLES, DIABETES ^BBIBHT'S DISEASE, tb«M disease* art BOW In per- "oudr. *!«. wr«nlai. tell! It, maUaMratlt. Greet -a Bast of the Leader and the Mention of His Name. BEHATOB HILL LOUDLY GREETED. Thr \»lco»- Give* lk« Jtew Yorltrr nivttl~«! tfcr R--jy btlcasi' V.VUoi-. to Ilooirt «-lt-- Thr Cvnwtttce OB Rr«o!ntlon» DI»cuMltK lfceWU*om of · Nproific Drclmrmlion om tb« ?llv*-r QBt-*tioi»-- -Former Vice I"re»- idrnt Adlal Strvra«on Loom* Tp ·· thr Po»Iblr oinlnrc of the K«»- Kansas City, July 5.-- Amid scenes of tumultuous enthusiasm befitting such an event and sutfh a day. the Democratic national convention began its session yesterday. But after sitting until a late hour last night the expected climax -- the nomination of. William J. Bryan as the Democratic cat d;jate for president -- failed of realization. and all of the larger business of the convention awaits the completion of the platform. As a spectacular event, however, the convention has fulfilled the hopes of the most fervid party man, for the vast assemblage of delegates and spectators has twice been swept with whirlwind demonstrations, first for the leader who is about to be placed in nomination, and then for that other champion of Democracy. David B. Hill. But in actual accomplishment the day's work is confined to organization, with the speeches of the temporary chairman. Governor Thomas, of Colorado, and of the permanent chairman. Hon. J. D. Richardson, of Tennessee, the appointment of the various committees and the detailed preparations for the more serious work yet in store. It was an inspiring scene that Chairman Jones looked out upon when at ncoa. after beating a tattoo with his gavel, he stilled the tumult and declared the convention open. About him were fully 25,000 people, rising tier or tier, like the spectators in some vast coliseum, awaiting the appearance of the alternates of the party, while on either side stretched away, the rows of desks accommodating representatives of the press from every section of the country. Above and on all side? \vas a gorgeous sunburst of color, huge flags in rosettes and graceful fan shaped bunting, looped and in long streamers, mottoes and coats of arms of the many states, mingling this overhanging- spread of color with the bright summer hats and dresses of the many women present. But it was clearly not a gathering alone- of wealth and fashion. The bronzed faces of many of the men, their coarse shirts, coHarless and scarfless, marked them as from the soil. \V"itn hardly an exception they took off their coats and sat shirt sleeved. Many of the women were in cam- brics and ginghams rather than in summer silks and lace?, and the gorgeous costumes and picturesque hats ·were in an oasis of duller hue. It was a gathering none the iess inspired with the patriotic spirit of the day. which found constant expression in wild Imr- rahs at every sound of "Dixie" or "America." THE DEMOCRATIC l.KATJKRS. Mrn Who Ha-re Been Heard in the Pnrtj- Council* For Yr«ri. In" the body of delegates were the best, known men of the party, many of them of national reputation. Immediately in front sat Governor John Walter Smith, of Maryland, and his delegation. Alongside them was that notable New York trio. Croker. Murphy and Van Wyck. To the right was the classic face of Daniels, of Virginia, ·while back of him Arthur Sewall. of Maine, and Senator White, of California, conferred across the aisle. To the left, at the head of the Massachusetts delegation, was; their intrepid young leader. George Fred Williams. Near him sat Governor McMillin. of Tennessee, and the tall, gaunt, Clay- like figure of Richardson, soon to be permanent chairman of the convention. With the Kentnrkians sat their youthful governor. Ber.kham. accompanied by Senator Blackburn and ex- Governor McCreary. Senator Hil! was late to come upon the scene. The great audience had been eairer!y awaiting him. and his entrance was the signal for the first real ovation of the day. He, found no place reserved among the Croker-Morphy dignitaries in the forefront of the delegation, and contented himself with a seat far in the rear. Sitting with the Mississippi delegations a white haired lady alternate. Mrs. \V. J. Brown, of that state, and further hack sat Mrs J. N. Cohen, another Jady alternate from Salt JLake City. The y proceedings oi the convention were marked by two brilliant but rather ill timed speeches, one of ·welcome from the mayor of the city and other from Governor Thomas, of Colorado, assuming «he duties of temporary chairman. But the delegates fretted during these deljveraneps. and sought for more exciting themes. The first dramatic episode of the dajr occurred after Campaa. of MichiganThad secured the adoption of a resolution for the reading of the Declaration of Inde- flence. As the reading was about to begin two attendants pushed up to the platform bearing a pedestal and bust, both draped with the Stars and Stripes. As the orator raised his voice for the first words of the immortal instmment the draperies were thrown back, disclosing a splendid head of Bryan. The effect was electrical upon the vast assem- rm »n thst HiOin^Tlt hart Be!tter hean! tie £ia--«- r.or ^a rh* fx r ,e of tbf»ir !*~-i',ir. \» 'k^ tuarble i^a'Urci: W*?r*- IVv Ojiliil^ .i « - · * ^«*Ut UJ.' »hi«-h fairly ubook tb^ Mre! girders and above the storm family could b« he.»rd tiie strains of the band, whtct had broken out with the uaikical am- :h»3j Men ind wut£cCi wrr«r :ttt. wanes handkerchiefs, ct laas. and joining ia the wild v- As the orator sough' to there were demands from all pirts ot it* a»U 10 see the lull fsiv ot taeu Jeddrr. and as it *tj u.iu--,) about r.r»t this »ay and then i b a j . rath t u r n tvoked a fresh outburst f F.JU »ome new quarter. At !.»»l ihe uproar tnaeleJ and Orator HiOJpton, j o u t h f u l and ·trocg roireJ. rvad the document which. 124 years ago. nia.de America (re«. Quickly following this came another outburst as a young woman Ironi New York mounted the platform and in clear soprano voice sane the "Stai Spangled Banner." Deafening cheers greeted the song, and as the last lln« died away and lin? niusser turned th» strains to those of "America" the vast audience with one accord took up th« Inspiring air and bore it forward In a tumulttioua paeon of the nation's song The outburst of patriotism DOW turned in a maw ftiretUoa, aat durlai a momentary a*«jt it tfct aroca**- ings the namt ef "Hl!l" was ·ontod. It was quickly caught up. first among the delegates and then from gallery to gallery among the spectators, until the whole multitude had Joined in a noisy demand for the former senator from New York. -For fully ten minutes th.e enthusiastic demonstration proceeded, the chairman battling vainly against it. Delegates stood on chairs and joined in the demand, and the senator was surrounded by a shouting crowd of insistent men. He smiled and shook bis head throughout the demonstration. Many of the New Yorkers joined in the tribute, but ft was noticeable that the immediate fol- tfyuv*".TM of Mr Crolicr. ~u»l tuo Tafii- many leader himself; held their seats and maintained a stolid composure throughout the remarkable tribute to their associate. THK DEMOXSTUATIOX FOR HH.I.. C only flivtMj t'.s o!fe-.i't*. to oi«r?t again j.s 3 20 y m of Arkansas. *a i-ho**n i liiirnj^u. and Mr tuiiii by S'.«*»«-Uvn Thi- iiernoa.su at Uu mad*- I,-T«T Hill Xew York.'* tex-Sriintor V a i n l y En- i!«*n\ortMl to ^npprcs-c It. At last, when the demonstration had run on for 15 minutes. Hill could be seen rising from his obscure place in the body of the New York delegation. He bowed and smiled, and his lips moved to address the th.iirraan. But as well might he have addressed Niagara, for the waves of t u m u l t u o u s sound drowned everything, and he dropped back in his seat. When the delegates had time to think they began to ask each other if Hill was to be the hero of this convention, for another such demonstration, at an opportune time, might carry the convention off its feet and place him on the ticket with Bryan, in spite of all contrary calculations. BAVJD a HZLt. The routine proccrdlngs were quickly disposed of. But oven in this there was opportunity to IHVP further tribute to the Xew Yorker, and when Judge Van Wyck's name was called as the New York member of the platform committe? a tremendous call for Hill, mingled with hisses from those who opposed him. greeted the announcement. With the -ommittees appointed there was nothing to do but await their reports, and the convention took a rerress at 2:HO o'clock until 4. As (he delegates fiird out of the hall they passed arouml Senator FfiH. who for half an hour was thf renter of enthnsiastif: personal sr«p;ipg from individual delegates. At 4 oVlock the committees were not y-t roady to report and another adjournment, was taken until 8: SO. It remained for the night session to bring the most remarkable demonstration of the entire day. Again the Rreat structure was invaded by thousands, and tb? moving pirnirp took on new glories of color and animation under the glare of countless electric, lights For the first hour thr proceedings were formal and profitlpos. biit when at the close of ihe speech of thp permanent chairman. Richardson, he paid a glowing tribiif.p to William J. Bryan pande' moninm brok» loo« and ;h« histon" scene of Bryan's nomination in Chicago was rep«?apd. PVPH ^xrwded. in a frenzied demonstration lasting f u l l y an hour. The state s;andards were wrench- «d from their sockets and. homo a!of? a battle of suprpmary was wa?«^ between standard bfar"rs. nrged on Ty the .deafening applans» of the »nt:r". shooting, gestkulatine mntltnde. Outeide of the formal proceedings of ihe oay. interest was entered in the action of the platform committe*. As the afternoon becam" advanced it became known that a determined struggle was in progress, involving not only the question of incorporating a specific 16 to 1 declaration in the party plat- for.n. b«t to sow »Tten; :r.volv:ns; th«? desires of the prospective nominee as to the terms of the platform. The outcome is awaited with absorbing interest as the chi;* development of today. THK COIKTBST OVER SILVER. Majority nnl Minority Report* 'Will Prolmbly Br Prr*nted. The contest over the question of the monetary ratio, which has b»en brewing o vr sinm the dpjogates to the convention began to assemble, found expression in thf for,-.mittee on resolutions -ivhen H assembled yesterday. The committee was called together 'fpf the first adjotirntnent. but \Yhea ib* n»mnmir»- r-at Mr Metcatfe predated th- dra.fi ·{ a pisiform. ~vrT!2S a!! c.'.;-.-.»':..r.» of it. « h u h il.ifi j!l th«- i'»*d a.- Mr Br\jn's e x 1 pression upon thi» question Mr lii- · t»rd of ;«Ttrgia. also-- pr-'vevvj a. platform, as did Mr. Van \V\cV. of N-w ; York All tht-jo- documenis ttok prjic- . ticallv tn* 1 ^.tnn 1 sround ujxir all qu-.»- J tions ^ii-^pt that of th«? rtnanc»^. Mr j Mftralfo'K d*H-lamtion was for tht» re- ! aftiruiation of th* "htcago p!ar?orm tn | letter and tu spirit, and it emphasized and r«-iteratt-d sptHTiflt-ally the iltvlara- tion for the free i-oluage of silver at the ratio of iG to 1. lloth tl»t» other drafts simply reaffirmed the Chicago platform without refer*-m-e to th- ratio. The reddinK of Mr. Van Wvck's document brought Mr. Ball, ot 'rexas. to bis feet w i t h th suggestion that th« dnanclal question should bo (mtnedt- at%ly takru up and passed upon. He said ii was apparent to all that there was no division upon any other platform question and that with the financial plank disposed of the preparation of the remainder of the platform would be merely a matter of clerical work. This suggestion wus adopted, and the toiwnittee immediately entered upon the effort to settle the question ot ralto. The session proved a very interesting one. and many speeches j were made. Mr. Van Wyck lead off w l t n a brief statement, saying that while la his platform be had referred to four Issues 'as prominent, namely those of imperialism, militarism, trusts and tne finances, ho considered t h a t only threo of these were of current consequence, believing thai the money question had been crowded into the background by other subjects which bad pressed to the front miring the past lour years. Rpnatnr Dnr'.W. "·? V*rsi"!a. jonic- \vhat to the surprise of some of the members of the committee, followed Mr. Van Wyck in support of his view of the question. The senator said that no man who knew him would doubt lor a minute that he now stood where be had stood on the silver question in 18!;5. and that he entertained precisely the same views on this subject which then controlled him. He was, however. I anxious to bring back into the fold of ( the party those who had left It four J years ago on account of the. position ! taken on the silver question, and if ' this could be accomplished, as he be- ' lieved it could be. by omitting all referencf; to the ratio, be. for one. was content to pursue that coursp. simply reaffirming the Chicago platform. to u ibai the 'mt-auou -.!^. for h.r::, ts-it Hili vl '·*· 3-! ; u , i » » .-«.·. aOd It la pOSJlble if h* tu^k.-.- a sjwet-h on the put form tie will make it pUin t h a t he catitiut U" a candidate on a Bryan platform He ia.Ti rOiphaiKaiit that be » i l l not IK- uominat.-J Two other bourn* remain in uiuch the ijiue tiitidiiton they were on Tuesday. IJotli Towne and Suizer arc 1U the race. ihviUKh ihe itnveinu»n do»s BOI S»-cai lU^lliied lo f j » o r [hem 1 h" V»wne men «-ld!in ih»y h a \ e (h» support of Bryan aiid llut i( 16 to 1 is |i-!t In th- platform t h e i r m.in will be I lie lOll-di i - a l l i l t l i u t P . The New York men say th.it the ac- ilon of Tu-sJny for John W KelUi i* tn earnest, and r h i ( t h e y will try ami se ure his numtnitlioii This mornlnK the vU-e prei,len,-y ^ i n doubt, with iu the couwtuon sty. He wa» :Q th* b*st of tiyraor aud ^atertaiaed itis ucijThljors iicd fnrDtls who c-ilUJ 4w* inx ihe day with s'.oriw ac* lacfdeals. During th* morning he read fro» a copy ot O:c!o-n' "Old PurUr-i'.y Shop"* «h- a!r it a i-yaventloa. rrit^rkioj that it wa« a fair example of how report* should not be written by new»- paper men. It was suggested tK«» while th«- ·.jTf.jrati'TS of :»(i«f*e(ide*c* was being read in Kansas City Mr. liryan read the document to bis TUlt- ors here. He complied with tbe r«- qu»*t and was applauded al the coa- iluslon of te rvadim. A report rweired by Mr. Bryan «aU ·hat ia the midM ot tbe Hill d*mo«- Mratloa Hill shook bt» h«ad. . "That's too bad." remarked Mr. Bry;n rfryry. "I snppo** be had a ty on his nose and was too busy with kto hands to drive It off with them." I TIIK Cl11 t:\TIO\ I ' l l f M t K . Xnamiii I ' U Tuk.r« it « »»»ilfuu» Purl In till- H l « D-mon*lrn|lon. An Inten^tiiiK fe.itnn of ·*.»· um- vention and : lilting ··ndiilit of the day's celebration was the parade, ·which took plat-!' List ···.(·IIUK. 'ri»\\d. began to gathi-r throu^h;;ii: ih.^ t-ntlre line of march au hour U « f i . t « ' i h o parade wa.-» sfh«liil"-il to -itart a n d wh^n, at S:20 o'clock tin- h'Ml of the colnma swung into Grand i»vnuc- from Sene- teenth street. statuliiiK room was ut s\ premium and all available loi-ation in windows and on ih» roof.-, of th«- lower buildings wero occuj!i il. Tht -ol- umn luovpil up Gra:»l iviiu-» t" Twelfth Ktrept. thence m a k l n s a tour of the principal buisnos* streets, past the noteis ana newspaper otnces. The Colonel Bryan club, of Lincoln, Neb., were inlque in regulation suits of blue and buff, with cocked tints. "The menr-that rebuilt convention hall." as designated by the inscription on the transparency at their head, were greeted with hearty cheers. They were fo'.lowed by floats representing the firms who furnished the materials. The state of Kansas was very prominently represented by 30 carriages bearing a traveling men's club numbering 40 men. "Hello, Tammany: what's the matter with Kansas?" "There are no morn cyclones In Kansas." and "Kansas sells you a million bushels of potatoes a year." were some of the legend on banners which they carried. A hundred horsemen told of the stock Industries. Nearly an hour was consumed In passing a given point. THE SILVER A OBJECTION KltOM f U l . U K A U O . "Platform Approve^ liy Mr. Brynn Should Or Good KnooKli." Mr. Fitzgerald, of Colorado, followed in a warm speech, denouncing in most emphatic language any effort to minimize the financial question. He asserted that the omission of a declaration on ratio of the two metals would be a mere evasion" and concealment; that such evasion would fool no one; nor catch any of the gold standard people whom it was meant to entrap. It was only meant to be construed as a silver plank in one section of the country and as an anti-silver piank in another. S;:eb a course as this ·would fail to-satisfy the people of all sections. "If," he said, referring to the platform presented by Mr. Metcalfe. "Mr. Bryan is a good enough, then tbu platform approved by him should be good enough." George Fred Williams, of Massachusetts, also made a spirited argument for a specific declaration on the question of ratio. Mr. Williams was fre- qu"eTrtty applauded during the course of his remarks. He was followed by Mr. Daly, of New Jersey, who made a plea for conservation and for concessions to the moderate wing of the party. At the conclusion of Air. Daly's speech the committee concluded to take a recess until S o'clock. At that hour the arguments ^were resumed, with the debate still 'linfinished when the committee adjourned. Great interest was manifested in the speech of Carter Harrison, of Chicago. HP went over many of the arguments that have been made since the issue v;as raised and declared that the proper action of this convention was to reaffirm the Chicago platform. Whr-u the committee on resolutions adjourned f ' h a i i m a n Jones was of the opinion ih.it the fight over the platform would be carried into the ronvi-ation. as two reports would be presented THK vio: n«K*irK\ry. Former Vice l*r*-*ici«»nt Strvfn^on Loom" I i» ,\« » f'nmUdi-.tr. Very littl» that was tangible df velop- pd in th vice presidential situation last night, although th» candidacy of ex-Vice President Adlai Stfvfn?on apparently m-?( with favor, and there se^m^d to b" a possibiliry of this being Appoint · Committee to L'ruc Urr*t* and Totrnc. Kansas City. July 6.--The national convention of the Silver Republican party met in the auditorium yesterday. The delegates were slow in arriving, and it was some time after 12, the hour fixed for the convention, when Chairman Charles A. Towne's gavel fell, and the party formed In St. Louis four years ago. after the bolt of the advocates of free silver from the Republican national convention, was launched on its first regular national gathering. Twenty-four states and territories were represented. After the playing of the "Star Spangled Banner" by the band the secretary of the national committee read the call for the convention. Stanley E. Parkhill, of Minnesota, read the declaration of independence, and then the delegates and audience stood while the band rendered "America." Temporary Chairman Towne then introduced Dr. Howard S. Taylor, of Chicago, who read his poem entitled "The Liberty Bell." !niuu» Commute* Oive* ft ·£·- Joritj of Only Two ID Faror or the Plank. LMiS?»teh to Tn* S«w*. NSAS Cvtv. July 5.-- Tha retoln- tiooi cotumittM of the Democratic National Convention tbia morning doddad ia fmror ot an explicit declaration tor the free coinage of lilrer at the ratio of li to 1. Tb« rote of the committee wa* It was decided that there tboold bft no minority report on the platform. The opposition to the l'-to-l plank decided that such a report woald be OM- IMS. \ COJiGKEMMA.V J. D. niCHABDSOtl. ' Chairman Richardson called the convention to order at 11.02 o'clock. Congressman Dockary addressed the convention. He mentioned the namo of Admiral Dewey bat it failed to evoke cheers. The platform wi 1 not be ready for presentation until four o'clock. The committee has made the declarm. tion on imperialism tha first plank in the platform, thus making it paramount issue. MoKarlanii Defeat* Mlcbnvl. Philadelphia. July 5.--Floyd A. McFarland. of San Jose. Cal.. defeated Jimmy Michael yesterday in a 20 mil« motor paced race on the board track at Woodside Park McFarland took the lead at the start and held it until the 17th mile, when the Welsh midget I went to the front. Michael kept th.* lead until the last lap in the 20th mile. when McFarland. by a mighty spurt went abreast of Michael and beat him three yards to the finish mark. Th« Umc for the 20 miles was 32:30. BESATOS TEl.Lf.r-. GESXBAI, ADULJ £. STETE35OX. tne solution or tne qupstson. The determination of the Indiana delegation to put Shiveiy in the ficirt caused a little diversion during a part of the day. but Mr. Shivply distinctly stated that he was not a candidate and would not bo. As to thf action of the Indiana delegation he said that aftnr what he had told th^zn th«re was no reason for the bolief that he would be a candidate. Friends of Stevcii.sor. said that thev would have bef-n perfectly wiMing a short time ago to have supported Shiveiy. b'it a't°r th? positive state- j ment made that Shiveiy-would not be :he recitation of the poem the author made a short speech in which he charged that Roosevelt was. wearing the plume w h k h belonged to the Niath and Tenth koiored; regiments. causing a demonstration which threatened to delay the proceedings of the ronv^ntion. Temporary Chairnrin Tov. n- th«" delivered a stirring address. .-.Tier which he introduced Senator Teller as chairman of the convention. The first mention of Mr. Uryan's naiae came near the end of ("h.iirinaa TelJer's speech. It startfd a perfect storm of appiays\ hat Jhe demonstration was excell»'l by t h a t whi-fe ovcurred when Charlfs A. Town«"s nanr" was mentioned. A committee of tifteen. of which Henry M. T-'!T i chairman, was ap- pon.i"d 10 present to the Democratic national convention the name of Charles A. Towae as a candidate for vice president, and pending the organization of the convention commit- t*~s th.- convention adjourned tint:! today. DKMOCRATU; l.K.VDKR'S FOURTH. IVnnxylvntiln S Philadelphia. July 3.--The Socialist!* state convention met here yesterday and nominated the following stat» ticket: For congressmen-at-large, Edward Kuppinger of Philadelphia and J. N. Sleyton of New Castle; auditor general, Nym Seward of Luzerne county. Seventy-three delegates attended the convention, 25 of whom were from this city. The platform endorses Eugene V. Debs for president. Killed by m Toy Cannon. Baltimore, July 5.--William R. Schwartz. 22 years old, was killed yesterday by the explosion of powder which he was ramming icto a small cannon. The "kick" of the toy tore a large hole in his stomach, coinplelelx disenibowling him. Henry Bevan, colored. 40 years old. was struck over tb« I.-art by a sky rocket. He died in M n.motes. Kr.nt Cnpulzed und Two Wi'mlngton. Del.. July 5.--By tha capsi^nR of a sailboat in the Delaware river (.-iring a squall late yesterday »f- terno«--i Robert Elliott, aged 17 years; and '"liarles Speidel, agefV 19. were rt-~,vned. Nine of their companions nung to the upturned boat until rescued by a passing launch. Yowna; Rmmirll .Hirer t-o»ei * !{*·*. Montreal. July 5.-- A telephone message from Grand Mere. Que.. iast night states that Russell A. Alger. Jr.. who is general manager of the Lanrentida pulp mills, had his right hand hlowa off by th* premaiure eipiosion of a : is also badly injurd. thr O«-«-l« rail Ion of For a I'mrlr "I Kriends. Lincoln, Neb.. July 3.-- W. J. Bryan spent the Fourth of July in sending telegrams to political friends and managers an'l in receiving bulletins from the national convention at Kansas City. In the t-arly hours of the morn- Ing, before the convention met. he held occasional consultations with friends at Kansas City over the long distance telephone. Mr. Bryan, apparently, wao the least cono^rn^d man In I incoln as to what was trausplring \fUiKTS OF JSEWS. Eight deaths from beat in Chicago .festerday. John R. Gentry defeated Joe Patchett !n fhrw straight heat? at Lisa, O. Watching a tub race at Mifflintowm, Pa.. 30 people fell 40 f»et into shallow water. Twenty were injured, one fatally. West Virginia Populists nominate* a state ticket headed by H. T. Houa- ton. of Monroe county, for governor. A trolley car jumped the track IMCT Harrison. 0.. killing William Lobe, fatally injuring Xeal Botscher slightly injuring 15 others. | Cb«*i» Publicity. 1 For 15 cents TOO can let ', ia Frederick know by m Nxwa w*at «dU , that yoa want a sitaatioa or WM» » 'oook.

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