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There will be no obstacles in the way of beginning the work for which the convention has been called and present indications are that the meeting will not be of long duration. The national committee has entirely- concluded the consideration of the unusually long list of contests and it is believed by those who have given attention to the subject that this work will D. R. BROWN. JRhocle Island's candidate for second place. ] be found to have been done so well that comparatively little will be left for the committee on credentials. Necessarily there has been no formal consideration of the Declaration of Principles upon which the party will make its appeal to the country, but it will be found that this branch of the work has been by no means neglected. 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I THE HUB, | ^ Lowest cash buyers ^ 3 Cheapest cash sellers | \ CHICAGO, ILL. 9 t1i« fo* ¥h« New Jersey Mftrt Second Place. St. Louis, June 13.— There is some difficulty about the selection; of a Candidate for vice president, and it is by no means a settled question. Garret A. Hobart of New Jersey and B. Olay Evans of Tennessee are the most prominent candidates at present. There is a feeling that Mr. Evans would make a stronger run as candidate for governor of Tennessee than he would as vice GARRET A. HOBAHT. president, Many people believe that Evans was elected governor of Tennessee and think that Democrats will vote for him who would not vote for him as a candidate for vice president. The question of giving the second place to New York has been considered and Governor Morton, Benjamin F. Tracy and J. Sloat Fassett have been mentioned. The general conclusion seems to be that the vice president must come from outside of New York and as the case now stands, Hobart appears to be in the most advantageous position. WILL FIGHT TO THE END. to IlEDFIEU) PROCTOIl. [Tlu> Ni-w Hivmph'm; senator n vii-u .--osi dt-ntiul possibility.] adopted relieve the committi-e on cre dentials of the greater part of its labor and materially expedite the work of the convention. The Fight Over the Platform. The contest in the committee on resolutions is expected to be sharp, but not protracted. As it now appears there will be little or no clil iculty in agreeing upon any of the planks of the platform except that relating to the financial policy of the party. Three lines of policy will be presented to the committee on resolutions upon meeting the different shades of opinion of th? delegates. These are: First—To declare in explicit terms for the gold standard. Second—To take a positive stand for the free coinage of silver at the ratio o: 16 to 1, independent of the course of al" other nations. Third—To practically declare for gold and against any further recogni tion to silver than the present laws give, except upon international agree ment, but without mentioning in terms the gold standard with a few words o: encouragement to the friends of silver Cluivlio Johnson for Secretary. ST. Louis, June 15.—The Republican national committee has chosen C. W Jouiisou of Minnesota for temporary secretary. Speaker Reed's Lieutenants Agree Stand by Him at St. Louis. WASHINGTON, June 18.—The friends of Speaker Keed in Washington say that notwithstanding Mr. Manley's statements conceding McKinley's nomination they will continue in the fight to the last. All day and all night the speaker has been in telegraphic communication with his friends at St. Louis. He has asked them to go into the fight and they have responded that they will stick to him. Tlie speaker's most intimate friends here are indignant at Mr. Manley, and say that besides its effect on the speaker's canvass it will demoralize the fight which is to be made for a straight gold platform under the leadership of Mr. Reed's lieutenant, Senator Lodge. Mr. Lodge, they say, is to be on the committee on resolutions and is to make the fight on the money plank in the committee, and later, if necessary, on the floor of the convention. The speak- r will remain here until Sunday, when 10 will leave for New York. He had 10 public comment to make on Mr. Manley's statement. His private secre- ary said: "Mr. Reed could not believe it, and o stated when he was first informed of he existence of the statement. The ex- iression of that belief speaks eloquently uongh, it seems to mo." AGREED ON A GOLD PLANK. Delegates Prom a Number of States Discuss the Platform. ST. Louis, June 15.—There was a Conference last night at the Southern notel at which the following states vere represented : Maine, Now Hampshire, Vermont, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New York, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Illinois, Minnesota" and Wisconsin. The question of v financial plank in tho platform was discussed and the following was agreed upon as satisfactory and will bo presented to the committee on resolutions: "We favor tho maintenance- of tho existing &old standard and are opposed ;o the i'rre coinage of silver except by ntornr.'. Dual agreement for bimetallism with 11 •• loading commercial countries of thcM.orld." Tho men in tho conference wero those who will probably represent their states on tho ci -.nniittoo on resolutions. Ci'.llum Calls on lUcKInley. CANTON, O., Juno 15.—Senator Cul- irm reached Canton during the morning and spent the day with Major McKinley. He says there is no doubt but that McKinley will bo nominated and ho thinks tho past 24 hours have insured a sound money platform. He has no second choice. CHANGE OF REPRESENTATION. Comniitteeiimn I'uyiio Will Press His Iteiiolutioi) on the Subject. ST. Louis, Juno IS.—National Com- mittoeman Payne will press his resolution for a different representation in the national convention. He wants the national committee to recommend to the convention the following . Resolved, That the national commit tee recommend to the cunventiou that hereafter the basis of representation from tho various states shall be fixed at four delegates at large and one ad ditional delegate for each 7,000 votes or majority fraction thereof cast in each state for the republican electoral ticket at last preceding election, and that each territory and the District of Columbia be entitled to six delegates. The scenes through which the national committee has passed during tho few days it has been considering con tests will probably influence them to favorably consider Mr. Payne's resolu tion. Bradley Is Out of It. ST. Louis, June 15.—Governor Brad ley has withdrawn. Delegate Yerkes of Kentucky received a telegram from Governor Bradley announcing that his name would not be presented to the convention. Governor Bradley will air rive in the morning to engage activelj in the contest in behalf of a platform declaration for a gold standard. f IS WEEK'S MtW *ae*tlay, if un6 ft. ffaiik Mayo, the veteran actor, died ftt Grand Island, Neb. The president has nominated Richafd M. Bartleman of Massachusetts to be onsul of the United States at Malaga, Spain, The Moore Manufacturing and Foutt- iry company of South Milwaukee has nade an assignment for the ' benefit of ts creditors. The first annual convention of the Brotherhood of Boilermakers and Iron Shipbuilders began at Cleveland with about 800 delegates in attendance. The treasury department has issued a all on depository banks for the balance :>f their holdings of government money, ?he amount involved is about $4,500,00. The call is payable on or before 'une 15. Wednesday, June 10. The president has nominated Alex S. Ellis postmaster at Sioux Falls, S. D. The boycott of union labor in all Western League cities against the Detroit ball team has been declared off. Mrs. Annie Dyer, the baby farmer of ludbig, England, who was arrested on April 9 on the charge of murdering many infants entrusted to her care, was langed in Newgate prison. M. Jules Simon, the distinguished French statesman, formerly premier, »vho lias been dangerously ill for some ime past, is dead, aged 88 years. Lake City, a California mountain tillage, was nearly destroyed ^by a vaterspout. No lives were lost as far. .s known, but the property loss is said o be heavy. At the Allegheny county Republican onvention at Pittsburg, Hon. John Dalzell was renoininated for congress or the Twenty-second district and Hon. William A. Stone for the Twen- y-third district. Thursday, June 11. Captain A. V. Reed of the navy has icon retired. Thirty pounds of dynamite was found n a satchel left by a stranger in a Chiago saloon. Thirty thousand people attended a picnic of Wisconsin and Illinois Mod- rn Woodmen at Janesville, Wis. John A. Thompson's bank, one of the ddest banking institutions in Johnson ounty, Ind., has closed its doors. John R. Best, a wealthy lumber Sealer, committed suicide at St. Louis >y cutting his throat with a razor. A French guardship has started from Jonstaiitinople for Yalova with $75,000 vith which to pay the ransom of the wo French ladies who were recently aptured near that place by brigands. A dispatch from Havana says the idministration there is in serious financial trouble. The pay of the Spanish roops is reported to be three months in arrears and the soldiers are believed to 30 discontented. Friday, June 13. Colonel W. D. Savage, a veteran theatrical man, is dead. Anthrax is killing cattle in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. Comptroller Eckels says that silver probably will control the Chicago convention. Masked men attempted to hold up a, Jhesapeake and Ohio train at Cotton, 3ill, east of Charleston. The University of Illinois trustees, except the governor and superintendent of instruction, were arrested on a flag ,aw indictment. Chancellor Chaplin, of Washington university, made the address at the University of Illinois commencement. One hundred and eighty cans of dynamite exploded near Lily, Pa., killing one man and fatally injuring six others. Saturday, June 13. Kentucky distilleries are to shut down for 18 months to revive trade. Mohammed Ali Mirza, eldest son of tho shah, has been proclaimed heir apparent of Persia. Mrs. Mary Hines, of Leadvillo, shot herself dead while in the presence of her husband and children. The treasury lost $2,131,400 in gold Friday, which leaves the true amount of the gold reserve $104,930,754. Jockey Millsap, 15 years old, was killed in a race at Kansas City, his horse falling and crushing him to death. At Madison Square Garden, New York, Lee Richardson made a world's record for a quarter of a mile on the rear wheel of a bicycle. His time was 47 seconds. The congress of chambers of commerce of the British Empire in session at London passed resolutions advocating a decimal currency and the metric system of weights and measures. The Carnegie company have decidet to build an addition to their Pittsburg works costing at least $1,000,000. The new plant will be for the rapid con Btruction of heavy ordnance. Monday, June 15, William Workman killed Bart Hines at Davenport, I. T. Hines stole Work man's wife. A dispatch received at Rome from Massowah confirms the report of the acquittal of General Baratieri. William Weeks, ex-postmaster a Hartshorne, I. T., was sentenced ti serve five years in prison for embezzle ment. Fire destroyed a large warehouse o the White Mills Distillery com pany at Louisville, Ky., entailing a los of $125,000. John S. Johnson at Paris lowered the world's record for 500 metres to 80 2- seconds. He also lowered the European quarter mile record to 24 seconds. ffiWKftlt fleatilts. HAVANA, June 15.—This city tartled at 0 p. m. by the nofse of two ttccessive explosions which were heard Qt several miles. Consternation pfe- ailed fbf & tittle, as it Was feared that his was ft prelude to ah attack of & eries of similar explosions. Excited hrohgs rushed to the streets, while an rmed party proceeded in the direction rom which detonations had been icard. It was soon found that the tone bridges of C^istina and Concha nd the aqueduct of Fernando Septino were the points that had suffered from he dynamite. The bridges were par- ially destroyed, and the pipes on the queduct, Upon which the city is de- lendent for Hs water supply, Were nuch damaged. It cannot yet be stated low extensive is t$e damage done or low long it Will require to remedy it. ?he windows in many houses in the ity Were shattered by the reverbera- ion of the explosion. There is no doubt hat the dynamite which caused this wreck was Planed by Agents of the Insurgents. t has been their determination, an- ouiiced some time since, to cut off the ivater supply of Havana and so serve to nake it as nearly uninhabitable as possi- ile. The greatest apprehension is felt >n account of the secrecy and effectiveness with which the insurgents have een able to carry out the outrage. It s believed that the insurgents are bent upon investing Havana by cutting off s much as possible tho supply of lecessifcies, though not by actually be- ieging it. All fruits, vegetables and resh meats are unprecedently high iriced and difficult to obtain. Many ,re suffering from measles and there is much intestinal trouble among the in- .abitants owing to poor and insufficient ood. The failure of the water supply under these conditions is a dire ca- amity, Says Gomez Lost Heavily. MADRID, June 15, —Advices from Havana state that General Castellano has jeaten the insurgents under Maximo Gomez near Puerto Principe and that he latter lost several hundred men. Decided to Suspend Operations. MADRID, June 15.—A council of Span- sh generals in Cuba has decided to sus- lend operations against the insurgents iwing to the rains. CLAIM IT IS ILLEGAL. ,nst Wisconsin Apportionment Law to Bo Tested in Court. MADISON, Wis., June 13.—The first top in the expected attack on the last Republican apportionment of the state nto senate and assembly districts was nade when attorneys for the petitioners filed with Attorney General Mylrea, a >etition requesting him to move in the upreme coiirt on June 19, for an order granting him leave to bring action in hat court to enjoin the secretary of tate from carrying the law into effect. ?he petitioner named is the Democratic ,enat'or, Michael Kraszka of Milwaukee. The two principal points alleged in he petition are that the law is uncon- titutional, because it was passed by a pecial session of the legislature and, econd, because it violates the constitu- ional rule that the senate and assembly districts of the state shall be formed of contiguous territory, with populations as nearly equal as possible. OVER HALF A BILLION. } IT WORKS 4 WHILE YOU SLEEP CAUSING YOU TO I FEEL FRESH, STROM AND READY FOR WORK IN THE MORNING.... 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