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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, May 27, 1891
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BORN AND CHRISTENED. Cincinnati Conference Taken Ittipof* tftht Political Action—It Of gantKes "the People's I'ai-ty of the United Stutes-'-A Nat Ion ill Committee Appointed ttnd a National Convention to Be Held—Tlta Platform, CINCINNATI, May 31.—"The People's IParty of the United States of America" was born and christened Wednesday afternoon. The great convention representing the farmers and workingmen of the United States has completed its work, the result being the certainty that Mr. Cleveland and Mr. lilaine, or whoever may bear the standards in 1893, will have to flght against a candidate representing 1 the industrial organizations Of the country. Who this candidate •will be cannot be guessed at, but it is •understood that Senator PefEer, Congressman Simpson, Oen. Weaver and Ignatius Donnelly all have lightning rods on their houses. It was after 10 a. m. when the convention was called to order. Ex-Congressman and Rev. Dr. Gilbert Delamater offered a fervent supplication for Divine aid and support for the new movement, which was punctuated by numerous "ainens" from the audience. The report of the committee on credentials, which was next presented, showed that thirty-four states and territories were represented by 1,417 delegates having proper credentials. Kansas headed the list with 411, Ohio second with 317, Indiana had 154, Illinois 88, Kentucky 59, Nebraska 94, Texas 26,- Minnesota 80, Wisconsin, 31, Missouri 73. There were mingled cheers and hisses as Mrs. Goug-ar retired from the platform, but the scene was cut short by the presentation of the report of tht; committee on permanent organization naming Senator W. A. Peffer, of Kansas, for president. The new senator from Kansas, who •was given a hearty reception, made an energetic address. Long debate was occasioned by the report of the committee on rules and order which directed to the question whether each state should vote as a unit or whether each delegate should be entitled to a voice. The latter method was decided upon by a large majority, the result being a victory for the third party men. A recess was taken until 3 p. m. On reassembling in the afternoon the report of the committee on platform was presented. It is as follows: "1. That in view of tho great social, mdus trial and economical revolution now dawning upon the civilized world and the new and liv Ing issues confronting the American people we Relieve that the time has arrived for a crystal lization of the political reform forces of oui country and tho formation of what should bi known as the 'People's Party of the United States of America. 1 "S. That wo most heartily indorse the de xnands of the platforms as adopted at St. Louis Mo., in 1889; Ocala, Fla., in 1890. and Omuha Neb., in 1891, by industrial organizations ther represented, summarized as follows: "(a) The right to make and issue money Is a sovereign power to be maintained by the people for the common bcnelit, hence we de imuid the abolition of national banks as tanks of issue, and as a substitute fo national bank notes we demand tha legal tend&r treasury notes be issued in suffl cient volume to transact the business of th country on a cash basis, without damag or special advantage to any class or calling euch notes to be legal tender payment of al debts, public and private, and such notes When demanded by the people, shall be lonnec to thorn at not more than 3 per cent, per annum upon non-perishable products, as indicated in the subtreasury plan, and also upon real estate, with proper limitation upon the quantity of land and amount of money. "(b) We demand the free and unlimited coinage of silver. "(c) We demand the passage of laws prohibiting alien ownership of laud, and that congress take prompt action to devise some plan to obtain all lands now owned by alien and foreign " syndicates, and that all lands held by railroads and other corporations In excess of such as is actually used and needed by them be reclaimed toy the government and held for actual settlers only. "(d) Believing In the doctrine of equal rights to all and special privilege to none, we demand that taxation—national, state or municipal— shall not be used to build up one Interest or class at the expense of another. "(e) Wo demand that all revenues—national. .State or county—shall be limited to the necessary expenses of the government economically und honestly administered. "(f) We demand a just and equitable system of grudusted tax on income. '•(g) We demand the most rigid, honest and Just national control und supervision of the means of public communication and transportation, and if this control and supervision does not remove the abuses now existing wo demand the government ownership of such means of communication and transportation. "(h) We demand the election of president, vice president and United States senators by a direct vote of the people. •'3. That we urge the united action of ull progressive organizations In attending the conference called for February 23, 1898, by six of the leading reform organizations. "4. That a national cuntral committee be appointed by the conference, to be composed of a chairman to be elected by this body and of three members from each state represented, to be named by each state delegation. "5. That this central committee shall represent thin body, attend the national conference February 3:2, 1892, and If possible unite with Unit and all other reform organizations there assembled. If no satisfactory arrangement can be effected this committee shall cull a national convention not later than June 1,18&3, lor the purpose of nominating candidates for president and vice president. " "6. That the members of the central ccmmlt- tee of each state where there Is no Independent political organization conduct an active system of political agitation in their respective states." Additional resolutions were carried as follows: "Resolved, That the question of universal suffrage be recommended to the favorable consideration of the various states and territories, "Resolved, That while the party in power in 1869 pledged the faith of the nation to pay a debt in coin that had been contracted on a depreciated currency basis and payable in currency, thus adding nearly $1,000,000,003 to the burdens of the people, which meant gold for the bondholders and depreciated currency for the soldiers. and holding that the men who imperiled their lives to save the life of u nation should have been paid in money as good as that paid to the bondholder; we demand the issue of legal tender treasury notes in sufficient amount to make the pay of the soldiers equul to par with coin, or such other legislation us shall do equal and exact justice to the union soldiers or this country. "Resolved, That as eight hours constitute a legal day's work for government employes in mechanical Ueptutjsepts we believe this principle should be lather extended so as to apply to all corporations employing labor in the dll ferent states of th.e union. "Resolved. That tj^j conference condemns in unmeasured terms tfee action of the directors of the World's ColutablgA ,$xpQAitiQA on Msy IP in «rfusiag the urfnin^u^eni waf e8 aafced jif,T by the labor grp-^^ ~ - • vttiott to submit the act of March 2, 1889, pro- Tiding for the opening of Oklahdnia to home- tead settlement, to the Uhltcd States su- iremo court, so that the expensive and dilatory ogislntion now pending there) be ended." Additional resolutions not a part of e platform were presented. They recommended favoi'able consideration of universal suffrage, demanded treasury notes equivolent to coin to pay soldiers. favored eight hours a day, and condemned the action of the world's !air commission with . reference to wages. Amid a perfect cyclone of enthusiasm a delegate moved the adoption of the platform as read. The convention went wild and the delegates mounted tables and chairs, shouting and yelling like omanehes. A portion of the convention in thunderous chorus sung to the tune of '-Good-By, My Lover, Oood- By," the words "Oood-by, old parties, good-by.^' and then the doxology. Several delegates urged the adoption of the report, one suggesting that it be by a rising vote. "Question! questionl" came from all parts of the hall. But the pent-up enthusiasm had to have vent, and one after another the orators relieved themselves, the delegates from time to time calling on prominent men in the convention — Weaver, Willits and others. The platform proper, exclusive of the resolutions, was finally adopted by a rising vote. At this stage the convention was little better than a howling mob, and in the midst of the confusion G. M. Miller, of California, came to the front on the prohibition question, which had been ignored in the platform and resolutions. All efforts to choke him off with points of order were ineffectual. The resolution offered by him was brief but to the point. It said: "Resolved, That we favor the abolition of the liquor traffic." Confusion became worse confounded. Fifty orators were clamoring for recognition, but the first to; succeed was Schilling, of Wisconsin. He declared himself a strong temperance man, one who neither drank nor even smoked, but he opposed the discussion of the question of prohibition at this time. Mr. Schilling dc- clai-ed that the resolution proposed by Mr. Miller had been fully considered and voted down by the committee on platform. To spring it now was plainly throwing a firebrand into the convention, and in his opinion it was a deliberate attempt to cause a split in the party. The prohibition amendment was overwhelmingly defeated. The resolutions were then adopted .with only three dissenting votes. At this juncture Gen. J. W. Weaver relieved Chairman Peft'er, who was worn out with fruitless efforts to preserve order, and had, besides, to catch a train for Washington. A resolution against trusts was choked off by a point of order raised by Schilling, of Wisconsin, that all resolutions should be referred to the committee on resolutions Without being read. Then the convention got down to business again and the matter of choosing a national committee was taken up. The roll of states was called for members of the national committee, the convention adopting the innovation of appointing three members from each state instead of one member as the old parties have. The Alliance Congressman J. G. Otis, of Kansas, nominated II. E. Taubeneck, of Illinois, as chairman of the national executive committee. There was a great outburst of cheers when Taubeneck's name was mentioned. Taubeneck was chosen by acclamation. Loud calls for Taubeneck finally brought that gentleman to the rostrum, where he made a brief but manly and modest speech, thanking the delegates. He said: "Gentlemen, you see before you all that is left of the celebrated independent party in the Illinois legislature, so often called the 'Big- Three.' " He added that, while he sincerely appreciated the honor the convention had conferred upon him, he scarcely felt equal to doing the position of national chairman justice, but would do the best he could. The following is the national committee: Arkansas— L. P. Featherston, Isaac E. Mo Cracken, J. O. A. Bush. California— Marlon Cannon, H. C. Dillon, A. G. Hlnckloy. Connecticut— -Robert Pique. Florida— W. D.Condon, L. Baskins, J. D.Goss. Georgia— C. C. Post. lowa-J. B. Weaver, M. L. Wheat, A. J.West- field. Indiana— C. A. Powers, Leroy Templeton, J. D. Comstock. Illinois— S. F. Norton, A. J. Strceter, Taubeneck. Kansas-P. P. Elder. Z,ee{ Dumbald, Osborn. Kentucky~D. L. Graves, S. F. Smith, T. G. Fallln. Louisiana— J, J. Mills, Dr. R. 13. Puinc, Pickett. Massachusetts— ,G. F. Wasbburu, Brown, E. M, Boynton. Michigan— Ben Colvin, Mrs, S. 73. V. Emery, John O. Seabel. Minnesota— Ignatius Donnelly, C. N. Perkins, Andrew Stevenson. Missouri— Paul J. Dickson, J. W. Rodgers, W. O. Atkesou. Maine-H. S. Hobbs, F. A. Howard, 0. W Smith. Nebraska— J. H. Edmeston, William Dysart, W. H. West. New York— Jacob H. Studer, Joel J. Hoyt. Ohio- -Hugo Preyer, J. 0. H. Cobb, H. F. Barnes. Oklahoma-Samuel Crocker, A. E, Light, John Hogan. Pennsylvania— P. A. Thompson, F. R. Agnew, Lewis Edwards. South Dakota— J. W. Hardm, U. L. Louks, Fred Zeppe. Texas— W. R. Lamb, Thomas Gain^s, J. H. Davis. Tennessee— H. P. Osborne, G. W. J. Kay, John W. James. Wisconsin— Robert Schilling, Alfred Manheimer, A. J, Phillips. West Virginia— Luther C. Shiun, George W. Hammeut, Thomas C. Kecuey. Wyoming— H. Bretenstoin, James A. Smith, H. D. Merrett. District of Columbia— Lee Craadall, S. A. Bland, H. J. Sohultels. A few moments of confused preparation for adjournment sine die ensued, then the chairman's gavel fell, and the first convention of the people's party of the United States had passed into history. After the adjournment of the people's party convention Wednesday evening 100 delegates from Kentucky assembled and aojaiaated afulHtate ticket on a platf oroi i$ l}ne with tho SOME DOMESTIC PICTURES. SIMPKINS—"Do you attd your wife gel along well together?" Hen Peck—"Sh* jets along well enough, but I don't*"— Epoch. JUST because your wife is a Jewel, and consistency is a jewel, too, it does not follow that your wife is always consistent, does it?—Somerville Journal. "WHAT a terrible cigar Jones smokes!' "Yes. His wife buys them for him.' But why does he smoke them?" "He's only been married three months."—N. Y. Recorder. . THE Young Housewife. — "Emma, my angel, you are cooking? Tell me what is that you have in the saucepan?" 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