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   Galveston Daily News (Newspaper) - August 9, 1896, Galveston, Texas                                The Sunday News, 14 ffga fOH'of news. Crisp Instructive. For Four MuuUia By Mall. FIRST PART. TWENTY-FOUR PAGES. 17 P. O. or Mutiny Onisr to H. BELO CO., 55TH YFAR-NO. 138. GALVKSTON, TEXAS, SUNDAY, AUGUST 9. IfiiMi ESTABLISHED B Cotton Sampling- Paper IN SHCjETS AND ROLLS. BEST QUALITY. W-ITC ron AND Pmccs.. Cotton Tags WE ARl HEADQUARTERS FOR THESE 'GOODS. ALL WORK DONE IN OUR tSTAS- U8HMCNT. NO DELAYS ON OR2CR3. Cotton Marking- Brushes PFEIFER'8 PATENT. HAND MADE. EACH WARRANTED FOR 10.000 BALES Pmci, .NO EACH. Cotton Marking HOUSTON'S Ink (Schotts Best) HCD, (LACK, BLUE, CREEN AND VIOLET WRITE ron Pnicc THB TBXKS HOUSB. If our Drummers don't happen to -be on hand when you need goods, don't hesitate to send us your orders by maii. We pledge ourselves to make selection and low- est market prices. You will save time and be at no dis- advantage. We'have a complete stock of fresh' goods, besides our proprietary, articles, the APEX goods, which are becoming more and more .popular. TEXAS. I. LOVENBERG NOTARY PUBLIC -AND- Fire Insurance Agent Representing th> Following Companies: Caledonian Ins. Co. of Scotland. Orient.Ins. Co. of Hartford, Conn. Merchants' Ine. Co. of J. American Central Ins. Co. of St. Louis, Mo. Fund Ins. Co. of San Franolsoo, Cal. Sun Ing. Office of London, Eng. Mechanics and Traders' Ins. Co. of New Orlepns, La. German-American Ins. Oo. of New York. N. ED HoCtBTHi. A, a. McCarthy BANKERS. to AMERICAN NATIONAL BANK Of Qftlveatoo. Texoi. DEPOSITS and COLLECTIONS oft terms. Foreign and Bought and Sold. Cable and Tele- graphic made, and OommBreiul and furnished, available in all world. ACCOUNTS SOLICITED. Killed by n Stallion. Chlldress, Tex., AUR. came here to-day that Mr. W. A. Anderson, a promi- nent stockman living1 in the northwest part of the county, was killed yesterday by a Btallion. There was no one with him at the ttme, but as it was known he had gone to the pasture to look after some stock mares that were running in the pasture with a stallion and his horse coming honvt with- out a .riijhr and considerablj1 bruised up and the torn, search was at once begun for Mr. Anderson. Some time later the body was found, bruised and cut, in- dicating that ha had betn pawed or kicked' to death. Goods Well Bought Are Easily Sold. This stands good especially when competition faces all dealers to such an extent as not of record at any former time. We are prepared to meet any and all in our tines and inuite the best posted buyers on prices and quality of goods. Our Dress Goods Department is well supplied and our stood weekly with latest styles, keeping pace with the market Give us a call or send your orders by mail. We guarantee satisfaction. DRY GOODS DEPARTMENT OI53SrTH.ja.ILi TH.TLJIB1' OO. MANAGER, HOUSTON, TEXAS. Tilhuilsloi Followed By Wise, Prompt and Decisive Action Is like the noise made by the raiti falling on the roof. Good results are not .the fruits of such thoughtlessness. The time is near at hand when you can with" safety and to your advantage swap horses, and bestow your grocery patronage up'on us. "Let self-interest inspire you to do so. Ot.r drummers me quite busy, but ran do TIie> 'Io not mind hard Thi-y are used to i'L. and join us In a desire to secure your business. Listen to this timely advice: Buy your Groceries from and ship your Cotton to P. J. Willis (The Oldest) Wholesale Grocers and Cotton Factors, CALVESTON, TEXAS. THE. SAM .IUMOS OliDUU. Nio oilixt Divine Creates a tlon at Over tho Long Distance Linos of the Southwestern Telegraph and Tele- phone toiiuorly 7500 eubficribers in the principal cities and towns of TeEM. Toll stations in tiio Central Office, Hotels and other convenient locations. Ask '-Central" for stations connected f-.nil rate? cliarcc-l. EK'Ctricnl Storm at Kai-nus City. Karnes City.'Tex., Aug. S.-This place re- ceived a good Eliower yesterday with plenty of thunder and lislitnlng. The electric wire was .-uruck the rain was coming doinc clHmase to several of the lights Kast arn.1 north or here the rain fell very heavy, doing a dca' of goivl. Cotton is coming in very fast and the gins are running from morning until n'ght. 111 Salt Jjake, Utah, Aug. Thiede was hanged yesterday In the jail yn- d. The execution was witnessed by a large number of people. It Is tile fvcond luirmlng in history of Utah. Tllleue, who was a saloon- keeper, murdered his on the night of April 1894. nearly severing her head from her body with a knife. He asserted his innocence to the last. Family INiisont-d. Bridgeton, Conn., Aug. msmberr of the family of. Jerotne Frazer, a mer- chant of this place, are dangerously II! from the effect of poison, supposed to have Nioogdoches, Tez., Auf. 7.--This town is cnioving a sensational religious Methodist protracted meeting under the leadership of P.ev. Walter Zimmerman of Timpson, as- sisted by Kev. WhUeliurst, our local Meth- odist preacher. The sensation Is due to the plain language and defiant manner used by the preacher in denouncing the many terms of sjn. His style may well be compared to that or Sam Jones in EO far as words are concerned. He uses many of the very same kind of tt-ords and sentences. After the services last during which he lambasted men ana women, be- fore a large mixed congregation, in severe terms for forms of sin that arc seldom re- ferred to In the pulpit, he and his wife re- tired at Mr. Peevey's, near rhe church. Not long after tlieir room was stoned or brick- battcfl antl pelted wilh a number ot eggs. Hie parties who did this are not known but they ire supposed to be thoughtless boys or rowdies of some kind, and nuL by any solid citizen. Tho morals of this town arc insulted by this conduct, which is universally condemned and regretted. Payment In Gold. Taylor, Williams-.n to., Tex., Aug. The weahhj' land owners of Taylor, who have large of tracts of farming land on tlie market for sale to small farmers and tettlers, are slill requiring that all de- lerred payments on sales be made payable in gold or its equivalent. They aro shy of Uie free s'lvor craze. Onlone! William Kehelior, owner of one of the largest Tracts of farming land in this section, has lost several sales tu actual settlers recent- ly because he insists upon the gold clause being in the notes for all de- ferred TiTPin T Hr n ft fllilll M The Work of the Populist Convention Open for Review. And They Are Out for a Trade for the Offices and the Honors. The District Electors Not Ratified, and This Is Re- garded as a Gap for Fusion. THE ADDITIONAL NOMINATIONS MADE YESTERDAY, Mr. Reedy His Middle of the Road Resolution Finally Silenced, Resolutions Adopted Covering Various Matters-Closing Scenea The great populist parly has held Us Hsm, but masque raders under the name of meeting In the year of our Lord 1SOC and democracy, because the name of democ- gerous condition Woman JtfcyellKt'K Kent. Denver, Col., AUK- A. P. hart, an enthusiastic bicyclist of this city, who recently rode ten centuries in ten consecutive days, has just fin Is hurt a ride of miles in 17 hours and S5 minutes. Highest of all in Leavening U. S. Gov't Report PURE THE_WEATHER. WxiMlilngrtou Forccniit. Washington, Aug. for twen- ty-four hours ending at 12 o'clock midnight, Saturday, August 9: For eastern Texas and Arkansas: Gener- ally fair: continued warm; south winds. J-'or Colorado und Wyoming; Fair; west winds. For Montana: Showers; cooler In eastern portion; west winds. Temperature Hecord, temperature record at Gal- veaton as fihown by tlie thermograph on the roof oC tho cotton exchange was aa follows: 7 a. j 1 p. 9 a- 3 p. m...............86 11 a. I p. Conninrntlve Record. Galveston weather record for Aug. 8, 1SD6, with corresponding date of tho Jast three years: ___ ___ S a. m 130 0131 82 "i 8 p. m iSO.OOVj S4 I 313 T jPt. cldy! ___________________________ Maximum temperature......> SS Atliilvmim 81 fiO so S1) Avi-niK'-i teniut M S3 j SX FrecipUatlon ..................j T j T T Tempcrntnrc nnu Temperature anil precipitation at Galven- ton for Aug. S, and since January 1, 1S96. as compared with general averages: Normal itmpurnlmv, SI. V'xress or dftlcif-ncy for tho day, 0. Accumulated excess or deliciency flnco Jan. 1, 0. Normul preclpStntion for thy day, ,lfi, Dellctency for the day. .16. Deficiency alnco Jan. i, 10.7-1. quit the scens. That party has had some- what of a hard time, aa hard times are considered by the world generally. Unlike the great governor of our state, it was not born in. a storm, but came in on the breeze which presaged tho storm. It iias been the butt of ridicule." Its members have been scoffed at. Its tenets have been laughed at, signed at, and thtin profoundly thought- over. But it has the honor cO being respected, not tb say feared, by the dominant party In the state, and its alli- ance has sought by both parties, ld as aro Itfi drcnmsj and they are as. wild as the. veriest nightmare, the demo- rats who have contrplled national af- fairs have liearkfaned to ihtm and adopted many of t.hein. Crude as .are their Ideas, thit great-old the republi- can party; haa sought .-an alliance as !far as national affaire are concerned. So the populist '-whatever .may have been its vagaries! will have the consolation, in Texas at least, of having zncdo the tl parties knuckle io it. The democratic party has gone to its knees for those votes which had either gone or promised to go to Uie populist party. The republi- cans have done less In the way of degrada- tion. Ii. has not c( needed a principle, as have the but they have offered to trade in the matter of offices with those whom In other states they .declare to be the greatest enemies to a republican form government. The democrats at Chicago announced doctrine and voted for principles that were thoroughly antagonistic to every democrat- ic Idea. They did It to court the votes of this .large, watery-jointed and idiotic giant. The republicans, with much ado, denounced this Jabberwock, and forthwith trade with it for votes In Texas and elsewhere. Both, the old parties thought that the nftw parts', the Jabberwock, was mean by thlr, that they thought it to be of so much life and blood and enthusiasm :hat it was uncontrollable. Jones of Ar- kansas, Quay of Pennsylvania believed It, and they ai'o people, on word. Muybe the bone and sinew of tho now ele- ment is enthusiastic and intense. But all Uie leaders of the two parties forgot one thing, and that Is that the leaders in the new party in some time in the past be- longed to the old parties. There are demo- crats in the populist party who learned their trado from Jones. There are those in the same party who learned their bust- 'nosa from Quay. They were not success- .ful In either of tho old parties, probably because there were so many ambitious men, but they remained In them long enough to learn all the tricks of the. po- litical tradu. It is not to be supposed that even If they had suddenly experienced a change of heart and were "for the that they would forget their old habits. Surely the proceedings of the convention of the "people." whfch closed Jls labors yesterday, ought to convince the leaders of the old parties that they have a hard lot to deal with. The proceedings of the "meotln' ought to convince the old stag- ers Hn the two parties that they have gen- uine politicians to deal with. There were something in the- neighbor- hood of a thousand delegates of this new party here. They were a one-Iuea crowd. They came here to utter defiances against the world. They did It the first and sec- ond day. Yesterday afternoon tho "meet- as they are pleased to call It, ad- journed, and left its whole affairs in the hands of the men who have been, politi- cians in the ilwnourauc party. And those to whom the matter was left aro out for a trade. They have consummated It with the republicans, and huve only one more element to deal wl'.h. That is jyol-3 thj- ment. What the latter designated filtnu-ni will do remains to be soon, and until this is done no one should speak, other tlmn to say that tlic politicians of the republi- can uoriy who control are in thorough agreement with tho populist polhiclans who control, and tho proposition Is or will be miidc- to tha gold bug politician, who Is expected tn control, looking to ono thing, the overthrow of that element in ihe fllato which, under a common banner, has all the elements to be found in true re- p'ablicaniam, true democracy or true papu- racy Is loved in the state. WELL KXIflC'UTJBD. Leaders Hud u Hard Time Holdtas Themselves in lint Did It. It wao a hard hardest they have ever the populist lead- ers won and .the convention adjourned without any official declaration that Texas would have none of Bryan, A dozen times -has It appeared that the convention was getting beyond their con- trol and en each occasion it has seemed that nothing could stop the offering and adoption of a resolution that "No Watson, no Jlryan" the unanimous of Texas populism. Hut by hook and 'by crook they kept it down. Fair v.-ords to thfs, persuason on that, promises to an- other ami threats for a fourth, man have kept it down. But it.was a hard-fight. Not a smoother piece of political engineering has ever done .in Texas by .any set. of politicians. The rank and file were told day after day 'of what was. going on, but the very sus- picions aroused, by these '-warnings .were adroitly turned..into1 suspicions of those who gave them warning. 'The' most radical of the middle of the road-men were ram- pant at first to declare thenfeeives straight out when they came here. "comether" was put on them aiid-they became the most conservative ard were .made converts to the plans of the lead.ers atd aided In carrying them out without knowing 'what .they were. They didn't ask vrhoi they were. Once they were persuaded that their suspicions of the leaders were without foundation, they blindly followed their-lead again with- out stopping to see where-.'It would land them. They know they dld't want Bryan and when assumed that they would not have to take him they ask who they were going to get, didn't insist that they should have a straight populist national ticket, didn't demand that the commftte-e which to manage that matter'for them should be instructed as to who to put up. They did none of these tilings. What they did do was to go among their brother delegates with the glad tidings that Texas was still in the middle of the road and Bryan would not receive i'.ny elec- tors by the aid of 'Texas popull.sts. And the good news spread and. spread and soc-n delegates who.had stayed in the convention to see that Tezcns did so on record In the matter stayed, there to see that no such declaration was made. The little leaders didn't know much about it, but they v.-ere told what to do did it well. So the Texas1 populist f-'_-te convention, which assembled with a whoop for "No Watson, no Bryan" on tbe outside of the hall, stayed in session four long days at spake not a word on the question which evary one of the rank and file thought would be tho mainspring; of the whole convention. The floor managers were Jenkins of Brown, Harry Tracy and- Bentley of Taylor, They deserve much credit fpr the work they did. They were not the planners. They eze- ruled i he plans. Xot tried to execute. ilut so. If leutjcr.- harU I-Yjdav, were vi'O'Trajans The drVjjales in .i v I Thv fould litUitiir lunti t____ bet-n working to delny laost Imporluiu "j UK- luM. 'The report o! the i'umniiiiee on order of business K-Vf of UeltfrM.ftiutiuii, but no Inuixlned when that was that it would lutf Saturday jtf'criiotm loforc ihe campniaii How this wus done has already been told, uiu! I'orccadU'd befoiv it was done. Yt-Pierday monUnw every leader on tht- ilobr of t tie convention. Tracy und Gibbs held a conft-reiu-e in ihe part of tin' room: (lion tiibb? wt-nt on thf-pintform und fuiiriiiltt'd with Koarby, and In u few mnmeiiir and went Into ihe Cwiitmt tc? roum and w re loll by Gibbs. KfOily of Snitih, who twice Thursday when he tried tu set in resolutions, which have already boon llshecl. declaring the sentiment of the Twas populists, was calk-tl In. ReeMv never tried to inirod-ic-e hlu resolu- tions again, though he a Xtws man Frl- duy that he was nere for that pm-pouy. l.ate In the afternoon he handed H man the following: 1 did not succeed in passing my resolu- tions. 1 let them be suppressed at the in- stance of one who nay be wiser, but who can not be truer tmhu cause of rur party than are the many who sustained the now noted, but defunct, resolutions. For the present, let those who will still the populists of Texas will vote for Bryan and be glad to do so, but 1 assure vosi the "crown of thorns" which alien bunds have placed on the brow of populism will be worn by populists of only BO lonir as the' same polluted tmmls to presQ It down. Some day the conscious blut'h of self-reproach whHi now crimsons the fair face or w.Ml b0 chased uwny by the smiles of co'..ac-lous Innocence and -celr-rf- spect. The old guard, with new recruits, will close In around her dearly beloved pop- ulism and her from any polluting touch. We may support he ac- cepts our It will not be to us n labor ot love long as democrats fail or refuse to vote for Thomas E. U. M. REEDY. Reedy was told-that his resolutions would be sent to thu platform, anj then he agreinl to a substitute for res- olutions. Friday night Chairrnar Jenkins was told on the platform that Reedy had consented to the pigeon-holing of his reso- lutions. This was said without any ap- parent attempt at concealment '.vithin plain of the repoiters' table. But they Jon't put down everything they hear, so it didn't appear In any of the daily papers yesterday. Mr. Reedy told The News-man that he never consented to a -jigeon-holing Friday nit'ht and would not Saturday had he not been assured that he was-working against the Interest, of the populist party. The effect of that assurance may be seeir in his note. Mr.- Reedy In his -resolutions represented the rank and file of Texas populist dele- gates when they came to Galveston: his note represents the rp.nk and file of Texas populist delegates when they left Galves- ton. Just how the fusion is to he brought about none but on the inside can tell, and they won't. The situation is.: The republicans stand no show of carrying Texas for McKInley without populist and sound money sup- port: the populists stand no .chance 01' electing their state ticket money democrat and republican support; the sound money democrats want-free sti- ver defea-ted advocates of free-sil- ver can bide their'time for other things: the. populists feel that they can get the sound menoy democratic vote for state officials without having to give in return, if.they stick to-it'tha't trade, but they are not BO-sure about the republican have 'no such grounds for thinking they are -going to-get it. Then the populist, leaders are working heart and.'eoul.l'or the election of ihts.state ticket: ere- aS-'hard-.-to-'seyure .the electoral ;Ergo, each' needs the other. The.'next question Is. can they deliver 'ine And tlie answer is thnt they can deliver enough make their -promise The republicans can be delivered, -because they are well; organized, and; un- derstanding their them to attain tne results.they afo'nfter. A great majority of the populists hate anything with the tag of democrat to It; that's one reason. Most of iham were desi- ocrats before they were and they had some reason for quitting thV democrats which is as potent In keeping, them Inxm voting for a demoernf as It was in making them quit the party: that's another reason. They feel aggrieved at the state free silver democrats for stealing their cam.paij.Ti tnun- der, and at the national free silver demo- crats for the same reason; that's a third i-eaEon. .They Bryan and his.fel- low democrats have not treated'them with. dignity, but more like they were1 of only small consequence, thus hurting ,their .party pride: -.vhlch constitutes a fourth reason'. And the fifth is by no means smaller than the others: They see no great chance to "get any offices by voting for Bryan, or even for Norton, and they do see a chance (which they regard in light of a certainty) of getting the state offices by giving- their votes for AlcKinley electors. Perhaps this last, reason Is a bit prema- ture, but it will be in full force and effect before the month js out. That's the situation. Only one thing can result from such a and that Is fusion. Th'.: It.iiiers kept down any resolutions for fear they would have the effect of prevent- ing the appointment of a committee.to man- age matters without instructions of the convention tying them down. Jt was the SL'ntlrnent which actuated, not the words of the resolutions. That had to be kepi un- der. Well, the committee was appointed to manage the Texas campaign, and the mem- bers of it are KOlng in to select the stata ticket. The committee is headed by Harry Tracy. Within an hour after the adjournment of the convention he was seen confabbing with P USH and ERSEVERANCE FBKCRDB Success roar 1 advert isins by Never swayed by public opinion to indorse that which in its judgment is not rijyht or just, and each day giving the latest im- portant happeningr through- out the world is tiie prin- ciple upon which The News has tmiit its magnificent' business, it you wish to read a paper that will not pander to popular theories and warp its opinions mere- ly to catch your subscrip- tion, The News is the paper for you to peruse The national campaign is on. Issues are involved that will materially affecv the inter- ests of this republic. You can read all sides of the different questions in THE NEWS. Subscription Price (by THE SUNDAY 1 1 month, The I 3 months, Daily 6 months, J12 months, 10.00 -'Subscribe'through our agent, or remit direct by post- office or express'money order to A. H. BELO CO., Publishers, Galveston. one qf the republican leaders, whose mis- sion is weH known. Trncy's co-workers arc Williams of Travis and Mallett of Parker. They are all editors, and the editor is a. bleg-er-mnn In-the populist parly than in any of tne In fact, most of the pop- uHst leaders liave been or are going to toe editors. But that's by (he bye. Of Cprsicana, E. O. CALL, One of the Nominees T. J. M'MINN OF SAWT ANTONIO, Nominee for Associate Justice of the Supreme The chairman of the executive committee is an editor also. But his power has been delegated to a sreat exic-nt to the com- mittee of three by the executive commit- tee. The election of Mr. Bradley was a sur- prise to some of the leaders. Stump Ash by campaigned all the morning for Jack Elgin of Rockporu who managed Ben Terrell's congressional campaign two years ago un- til Terrell withdrew, and then managed for Weldvj.Ti. Elgin made a Rood showing for what can be done by fusion and he was to have been another show. Every one felt certain of his election until near the close of the second ballot, and then it was srpn ho was beaten and wlt-hdrew. The News man was assured that it had rio signlticance- whatever and was simply a mailer of taste. It's not said here that it did have any such signiticanc'j, but it eertainjy looked that way. The feel proud of their state ticket and after they once get Into line they are going to for it. The leaders (most of them nominees for eltlic-r state or congressional officer) are going to work for It from the ?tart. The first and one of the principal tasks is to cet the rajik and file into line, and hove been working1 for five days at. least. The News concluded its leader yesterday with the following, and It is a very lit con- clusion for to-day, so it Is repeated: "And to the campaign coir.mittea will be left Ihe details of the trade with the re- publicans. They will b-.1 arranged. Let no one doubt this. If the schome goes through. The details are not known. They are not made up. But. whatever they may be. the populists will demand the control of all the offices in the. state from governor down. And the republicans must havo a quid pro quo. That quid pro quo will be WfKinley electors. J'.isi see If it does not turn out way. If H aoes net. then the work of the leaders in this convention has been In included In the rules as reported to the convention was ono, Mo. which called for ihe nomination of "two presidential electors for tho state at large and rat- itteation of tlilrieen electors Hc-ottid by tho rpapoctlve thirteen congressional Olstriets." Rut this rule wasn't obsprvftrl. Marlon Wllllnrmi (wlio know then that he was to ho one of the committee o.' Stump Ashby and Clmtimuu Bantley nil said Jt wasn't necessary to ratify Uiu district, for each congressional district controlled its own Therefore necessary." Want's tne effect of it? So far as tho State convention did nr-d '.t wns supposed to do It ull-ine nop'-ilisls of Texas have only two cleu'.ora on Hie stato ticket. Each district ndds another In vhat district only-for no district cftii claim tho power to force one of Its nominees on an-   

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