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   Dubuque Daily Herald (Newspaper) - September 5, 1896, Dubuque, Iowa                             ESTABLISHED 1836. THEIK PLANS. "Sound Money" Democrats Locate Headquarters ia Chicago, Br.mch to Bo Opened Up in New York --Hot Fight to Be Made in Somo of the States. lu'.liunupolus. luil., Sept. 4. Chuir- U. iiyuiuu, of the national com- iiiiitceot the "sound nionry" ilemoui'at- i-- party, announced Friday morning thai the will be located m with u brunch in New York. This ileeision v.us reuuheil at a qoufcr- of k'lulers in the movement, Hi'H in tin- iiutirtcrs of the national commit- ;i-e in the (.iruiiti hotel Friday forenoon. Th-iiv luul been strung talk of locating tiu- lii-luUiuurtei-s here, and the Indian- sipolis papers Frklay mornitig uu- iiounccd it us settled fuct that the sc- li-e'.ioii of Air. liynuui meant that the cl' the "sound money" democrats would remain where it huii wen from the first. .No reason fur the ehuntre has been un- but i nvy Yuril. Washington. Sept. 4. Paymaster W. Hurry has been ordered to the Mure Island 'navy yn'-il relieving Paymaster If. T. Skehling, who is detached. Lieut. F. M. I'ostwiek has been detached from the 'Independence  Dnv.tv Friday, a decision .wns reached to the effect that it'would be "inexpedient" to put a "sound money" Btn'te ticket in the field. The reason of this decision will not be stated by Chair- man Pickens, who merely states that it would be "inexpedient." The fnct Is that uiiiny of the democratic state lend- ers are now on the fence, and it is feared that n state: ticket would force them into the silver camp. "But yon may said Mr. Pickfiis, "that there will positively be a nominee, tor eongvess in the Seventh in which Indian npolis1 is situated. PopullHt Nominee IiulorHtxl. 131 Reno, 0. T., Sept1. demo cratic territorial convention to nominate a candidate for delegate to congress in session until Friday morning, when an indorsement of J. Y. Cnilahan, popurist nominee, was.made. The fight was a bitter one and much feeling was shown. The report of the committee upon _resolutious wns quite long. It advocated the principles the Chicago platform, single statehood, free homes, opposed army officers acting; as Indian agents, advocated separate schools ant! fusion. Fnalon 1'iUlB In IVott V) ruin la. Wheeling, W. Va., Sept. a con- ference at Clnrksbnrg between the democrat nnd populist state commit- tees late Thursday night nil efforts at fusion failed, although the democrats matte desperate efforts-at success, even offering to sacrifice the attorney- generalship on the state ticket. The populist nominee for governor, Isaac C. Italpbsnyder, withdrew Thursday and the committee placed Nat Ward Fitzgerald, of Terra Alta, at the head of the ticket. Fitzgerald is nn eccentric genius, and tried to start n bloomer- girl restaurant in New York city a few years ago. Democratic Convention In Nebraska. Oninhn, Neb., Sept. 4.-Thestate dem- ocratic convention met Friday morning with complete representation of coun- ties and marked enthusiasm. It will doubtless adopt the populist ticket and r.orninnt.r: a candidate for attorney-gen- eral, the populists having- left that va- cant. It- is proposed to mime four ocrats and four populists -for electors. Election In Little Hock, Ark., Sept. 4. The Ar- kansas state election' takes place Mon- day, the 7th inst., and will be one of the; hottest political contests that has oc- curred in this state since recon- struction. There ure'foiu- tickets in tho republican, populist and prohibition. 'The cnuse of the firat two is chnmpio'ied by'Col. Da n W. Jones and Hon. H. .L. Uemmel, respectively, while Col. Abuer heads the pop- ulist ticket. I'opull.Hts or Alabttuui. Birmingham, Ala., Sept. 4. state executive-committee of the popu- list party met in this city Thursday and put out a- -full Bryan'and Watson elec- toral ticket. ".Evangel" Manning, who has been so prominently-identified with the party, tendered his resignation as a member of the eommiitee, nnd will support McKinley. WUl Or-K'ttnlze Clubs. Washington, Sept. 4. The populist party, following in the-wake of the re- publican, democratic and silver parties, has decided to organize clubs in every precinct in the United States. ConjircHHlontil NonihiHtlonn. Montgomery, Aln., Sept. Brewer, oE Lowndes county, was nomi- nated for congress Thursday in thf. Fifth district on the ballot, over ex-Congressman Cobb, who wns un- seated. Brewer was nominated by the democrats. The populists of the Sev enth congressional district have re- nominated Congressman M. W. Howard. Hnrrisburg, Pa., Sept. K. Olm- Ktend, of this city, was Friday ated by the republican conferees of the Fourteenth district for congress. The district is now represented, by Congress- mini li. Woomer Manchester, N. H., Sept. B. Nash, of Con way, has bepn nominated for congress by the democratic- co'.i gressional convention of the Firs! dis- trict. Nash spoke in .fuvnr of the free coinage of silver, nn income-tax nnd Bryan and Sewall. Port Huron. Mich., Sept. democrats of the Seventh district Thurs- dny nominated O'Brien J, Atkinson for congress. The free-silverites nomin- ated C..H. McGinley and the populists nominated CarHon Peck some time ago. The question of fusion has been left with the three committee? to settle, nnfl Atkinson will probably receive tho fusion nomination. Eeetl City, Mich., Sept. demo- crats, silverites nnd populists of th? Eleventh congressional district, nft.e- wrestling with the question of fusion until four o'clock Friday morning, fin- ally np-reed on the nomination Judge Ramsdcll, of Traverse City, n silverite. Howell, Mich., Sep.t. demo- crats, populists and ''silverites of the Sixth congressional district met in convection here Thursday afternoon nnd. nominated Q. A. Smith for con (Tress. Hold the Fort. Madrid, Sept. dispatches from Manila say that the large force of rebels, in number, which have concentrated in the vidinity of Cnnile still remain in that position. The Span- ish reinforcements uiicler Mindinne have not yet arrived at Manila. Steamer Sunk, No TLl-ren iont. London, British steamer Uavenshugh, from Alexandria for Hull, came into collision Finisterrc Thursday with the steamer Fuaiyan, from Antwerp, for Leghorn, sinking the latter alihoet..-iminediately. No lives- Were A FAVORITE. Maj. Clarkson Chosen .Commander in Chief of G. A, K The Old Soldiers Elect Him Their Leader by falo in 1897. St. Paul, Minn., Sept'. Thad- deus S. Clarkson, of Omaha, was elected commander in chief of the G. A. K. by acclamation by the national encamp- ment Friday morning. When nomina- tions were in order the following candi- dates were presented to the encamp- ment: Mnj. Tharkleus S. Clarkson, of Nebraska, nominated by Judge L. M. Jlayward, of that department; John C. Linehan, of New Hampshire, by Com- rade Cogswell, of that state; D. E. Bal- lon, of Khode Island, by Comrade Spoon- er of that state; Rear Admiral Richard W. Meade, of New York, by Comrade Brown, of North Dakota, nnd Senior MAJ. THADDEUS S. CLARKSON. Vice Commander in Chief Hobscii, of Kentucky, by liis state. He came as a dark horse, as his name has not teen mentioned before Gen. Given, of Iowa, made a speech declining to allow his name to be presented because be was a judge of the supreme court- of Iowa. New York seconded Lincban's nomi- nation. The election of Clarkson was forecast by the outburst of applause which greeted his nomination. The i'riemls of other candidates real- ized the hopelessness the situation tind accepted it with the grace of good comradeship. Ballon, Lihehan, Meiide nnd Hobson withdrew in favor of the winner before a ballot wns taken. The election then mncle by acclamation. Gen. Walker appointed Comrades Meticle, Linehan nnd Bnllou commit- tee to escort his successor to the plat- form, which wns clone amid, demonstra- tive applause. Alnj. in ac- cepting the command of the army, mncie a speech expressive of his deep apprecia- tion nnd 'warmest thanks. Acljt. Gen. J. D. Mullen, of Minnesota, was unanimously elected Si-.nior vice commander, that oflice always going- to the state where the encampment is held. The junior vice commnndevship went t-c the south. Charles AY. Buckley, of Alabama, wns elected. Comiode Shoales, of Georg-ia, was also a candi- date. A. B. Johnson, nf the department of the Potomac, Washington, D. C., was elected surgeon general nnd Eev. B. Taylor, of Massachusetts, chaplain in chief. The encampment installed the new officers and adjourned at one o'clock sine die. Mrs. Agnes Hitt, of Indianapolis, was elected president of the Women's Ke- lief Corps. [Thaddeus Stevens Clarkson, the new commander In chief, was born at Gettys- burg. Pa., in IS-iO. He was educated three miles from the battlefield of Antletam. He enlisted April 16, 1SG1 within two hours after the appearance of President Lincoln's "call for men for three months In company A, First Illinois artillery. He went to Cairo, served under Gen. Grant there, reenllstecl for the war July 1C, 1SC1, was promoted December 1. ISlil, to adju- tant of the Thirteenth Illinois cavalry. served with that regiment and on the staff of Gen. John.W. Davidson, participating in the battles with that command on the march to Helena and Little Rock, Ark. He was assigned to command it during the Arkansas campaign. He assisted in rais- ing the Third Arkansas cavalry of union white men, was promoted to major and commanded the regiment until nearly the close of the war, participating in most the battles in Arkansas under Gen. Stcele, In lS62ihe was married to Mary Beecher Mat- terson and has five children. He has been on the executive committee of the national council of administration, G. A. R., for three consecutive years, was elected de- partment commander of Nebraska by ac- clamation in 1S90. He is also commander of the Loyal Legion of Nebraska.] Flucetl In HnmU o! Receivers. Topeka, Kan., Sept. 4. United States District J ridge C. G. Foster iVlday fore- noon, upon the application of Gij-nrd Life Insurance Annuity mid Trust com- pany of Philadelphia, placed the J. B. Wat-kins .Land and Mortgage company of Lawrence in the hands of M. Sum- mernelcl and J. B. Watkinf, of Law- rence, and John F. Switzer, ol as receivers. The liabilities 000, consisting chiefly of debenture mortgages on Kansas, Nebraska, lowu and. Texiis. _ Cigar Manufacturers in Trouble. Lancaster, Pa., Sept. 4. for were issued here. Friday against Salihcltv Kinports, of 'Ephrata, trading as Martin Kinports, cigax man- ufacturers. The firm did a large busi- ness. Inability to collect outstanding bills i.s givcp as._thp_.c.anse. Dealeri fall. New York, Sept. 4. W. L. Dollnck Co., diamond dealers, .have become financially embarrassed. S125.000. _ TAKES IN WASHINGTON. LI Hung Clmnr Many Wonderful Thlnff.4 and Auks QuuHtions. Washington, Sept. Hung Chang had bis first cup of tea at live o'clock Friday morning, and his regular break- fast at half-past six. He slept pro- foundly all night and announced in the morning that he felt equal to a big day's sightseeing. After breakfast the viceroy an noxinced that he did not feel like hang- ing around his superb apartments all morning, receiving officials as he had mapped out in the programme, but would like to see the capitol if he had time before keeping his appointment at- the Chinese legation. So the carriages were ordered and promptly at nine o'clock the party rode away from the hotel. The drive was past the patent office nnd pension oflice, which were pointed out in passing to the east front of the capitol, which was viewed, nnd party alighted at the senate steps. The entire capitol was gone over, Li asking many questions, not u few of which were very amusing. From the capitol the viceroy was driven directly across town to the legation on the hill at the head of Fourteenth street, where Gen. Exiger left him for a private conference with Minister Yang Yii. The. viceroy in- spected all the details of the legation buildings, talked business with the min- ister and sat down to lunch at noon. No visitors were admitted to the lega- tion, the reception being an exclusively Chinese function. It lasted until one o'clock, when the ambassador Teturned to the hole! and preparatory to receiving callers in the afternoon. LEAVES WITH REGRET. Cardinal Sntolli Prepares to Iteturn to Home. Washington, Sept. 4. Cardinal Satolli is preparing to return to Rome upon the arrival of his successor, Arch- bishop Martinelli, the date of whose nrrival in this country is uncertain. The cardinal had an-anged to sail early in October, but has postponed his depart- ure until more definite information to his successor is received. He has made many friends in this country during his four years' stay and leaves with regret. In appreciation of his courteous treat- ment by the American press, he gave an informal'farewell dinuer Thursday to the representatives of the press associ ations, during which he expressed his gratitude to the press of the United States for the kindness, impartiality and ability with which they have dis- seminated news pertaining to the papal legation and the important mission in- trusted to him. THEIR LAST PRACTICE ROW. Stniigburj Gnudaur Ready for the Championship Match. London, Sept. Stansbury, the Australian oarsman, and Jake Gaudaur, the Canadian sculler, were out on the Thames Friday morning for their last practice prior to their rowing contest from Putney to Mortlakc, which will take place next Monday. A heavy rain was falling. Both men looked fit and there is every prospect of a good race. Stansbury weighs 1P2 nnd Gnudaur 175. Both row in same style. Neither has any body swing-, both doing their work with their nrms. Gnudaur has a much easier action than Stansbury, nnd his long arms give him a much greater reach. Stansbury tucks himself up. with his head down be tween his shoulders, but he gets a great pace nevertheless. The genera! opin- ion among experts is that the race with the championship that goes it will be wjmjvs- better staver. Helena (Mont.) Hunk Fallii. New York, Sept. special from Chicago says: The First national bank, of-Helena. Mont., which failed Friday, was the pioneer iiationnl bank of Mon- tana. It was organized in 1S06. S. K. ITauser is president: K. F-dgerton vice president, nnd F. Cope, cashier. The paid' up capital stock is surplus, undivided profits, deposits. nnd loans nnd discounts To Relieve Short Service Men. Washington. Sept. navy de- partment has made arrangements to re- lieve the ''short service" men on the South Atlantic station. The Castim will visit the various ships on the sta- tion and take from them the mnn who have but a short time to serve, replao ing them with "long service" men from her crew. She will bring the men to Norfolk, take on a new crew and return to. the .South. .Atlantic._____ National flower (Convention. Asheville, N. C., Sept. commit- tee has been asked to assemble heK next Monday to discuss a national flower and memorialize the governor of North Carolina and ask the governor of each state to appoint two delegates to a convention to be held in Asheville in the early fall, to decide on a national this assembly to memorializa ooncress this decision. China hnll.ibury'n Proposition. London, Sept. dispatch to the Central News from Shanghai says that the government at Peking is disposed to agree to the conditions proposed by Lord Salisbury, that in exchange for the increase of tariff by China that government shall concede ihe aboli- tion of transit dues and permit free trade within the empire. Escapes the Oallowi. Frankfort, Ky., Sept. Bradley Friday morning commuted to life im- prisonment the death sentence of An- thony Alcorn of Standford, for the murder of father. SOME BRIGHTER. Wholesale Merchants Express More Confidence for the Future. Autumn Business Promises Larger Sales of Iron in Chicago and Pittsburg. New York, Sept. G. Dun's re- view of trade says: There is a distinct increase of confidence, due largely to the continuing and heavy imports of gold which have put an end to the money anxiety; also to political events, which are closely watched. While it has not yet started more mills and fac- tories than are closing for want of work, it crops out in in heavy specula- tive purchases of pig iron and other materials by experienced men who be- lieve the revival of business is not far ofE, and for the first time in nearly two months, a slight upward turn appears in prices of manufactured products. Wheat had suddenly risen a week ago, but reacted, with better crop news, until Thursday, when another advance came of cent, making the net decline for the week Western receipts continued larg-e; the increase since July 1 is about bushels, or 13 per cent. Atlantic exports were also Urge, making a pain of 69 per cent. Corn has reached at Chicago the low- est point ever touched, 20c in 1S61, and has again broken all records here, de- clining to at which it closed. After many weeks of decline, so that the average price of iron and its pro- ducts was the lowest, since eariy last year, prices started up a shade. Heavy speculative purchases of bessenier at the west and for southern iron here so strengthened the market that besse- tner at Pittsburg- commands and gray forge 89.50. Various associations have not reduced prices, believing it would not stimulate the. demand at present, which is extremely narrow and shows no improvement. Tin is weaker at for Septem- ber. Bids at S10 37 are solicited for lake copper, while lead is a. shade firmer. No gain yet appears in the demand or prices for wool, but marked specu- lative buying shows a belief that prices will improve. Sales for the week were pounds, of which 500.000 pounds were foreign Failures for the week were 334 in the United States, against last year. IVbat Bradfttrceu Bradstreets: There is, a somewhat better feeling among wholesale mer- chants for the prospects of autumn trade in seasonable goods. This ex- tends to some industrial lines, notably iron and steel. Chicago sales of iron for tbe week were larger than for all of August, and Pittsburg sales were larger. Prices were better on the out- look of harmony among steel makers. There are more as the movement in prices lies in ad- vances of quotations for stronger statistical position and a free export movement, the higher 6f iron and steel at Pittsburg and Chica- go, with a gain in the demand -a further appreciation in the quotations I of cotton on renewed reports of damage to the crop. jl On the other hand, there has been no general increase in industrial pro- duction, the output, as a whole, being smaller than previously; during the year. Further damage to the Texas cotton crop is reported. At Detroit, Cleveland, Cincinnati. Kansas City, Omaha, Milwaukee. Du- luth and Minneapolis there is no change from the dullness and conserv- atism which has marked preceding weeks. The exports of wheat (flour included as wheat) from both coasts of the United States and from Montreal this week amounted to bushels; last week; in the week a year-ago. Bank Statement. New York, Sept. statement compiled by Bradstreets shows the total bank clearings in the principal cilits of the United States during the past week to be a de- crease of 10.0 per cent, compared with the corresponding week of last vear. BASEBALL. Lemgne At 9: Chicago. 4. Second 11: Chicago, 11. Game called at the end of the eighth mninsr on account of darkness. At 3; At York New York, 15; Cin- cinnati, 5. At 5; Pitts- burg-, 3. At 13: St. Louis, 3. At 17; Louis- ville. 3. Second game G; Louis- ville, 5. Wcctera League. At Kansas rain. At St. rain. BRYAN HOPEFUL. Hia Opinion to the Effect of Speeches. Chicago, Sept. in an inter- view today said: The people whom I have met, who have mingled with the.audiences of democratic have voluntarily come for- ward to assure me the sentiment was veer- ing- around toward the democratic plat- form. If the speaker be' a qualified judge of the effect of his speeches on the audi- ences, I think, without egotism, I may say the people I have met and addresited. are far more enthusiastic la favor of free, sil- ver than they were when tbe cam   

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