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Atlantic Telegraph (Newspaper) - June 6, 1888, Atlantic, Iowa
The Telegraph Grove Bathe the democratic National con the red Bandanna Waves proceedings of the first Days preliminary organization announcement of 2 convention adjourned till 10 Oclock june crowd is beginning to gather great applause from the galleries greeted senator Voorhies As he walked Down the the convention will be called to order at applause and cheering greeted the Entrance of the Cleveland of when the band played Dixie the cheering was renewed and continued several Entrance of chair Man Barnum was greeted with applause and waving of mention of Cleveland name there was a scene of All the delegates rising to their feet cheering and waving hats and there was renewed cheering at the mention of the presidents name and the new York delegation ruse and led in three cheers for delegates decorated Banner with a Arkan Sas and be judo followed and continuous cheering and waving of decorated her Banner with a and the Dele Gates gave three cheers for Virginia and West Virginia cheering in Diana Banner decorated with a Cleve land delegates from territories and District of Columbia will present resolutions urging the convention to endorse measures for admission to the Union of Montana and Washington territory and new and alternates Are waving canes and cheer ing for Barman called the convention to order and introduced Bishop Granbury who delivered the in the delegates there were cries of louder from the rear of the Price read names of Teru Horary at the mention of the names of temporary chairman of and Secretary there was Gorman of and of South Caroli were appointed to escort temporary chairman of California to the gave three standing for chairman his remarks were punctuated with applause and cries of Hurrah for Cali fornia from the California of new Jersey offered a Resolution making the Conven Tion subject to the rules of last Conven Tion modified so As to prevent any state from changing its vote until Call of is Resolution was Patterson of presented a Gavel of Colorado Silver to the a Resolution of senator Gorman was ordering a Call of the Roll to name the the Roll is being called named Henry Watterson for a member of the com Mittee on there was con the names of Arthur Gor of Lon of and Edward of new members of the resolutions com Mittee were greeted with motion Dakota was excluded from the committees there be ing a contest in that the committees will meet at 5 Oclock this 1 52 the convention is disputing Over a motion of Jeaker of Ohio to admit uniformed clubs to the the matter of admitting uniformed clubs was referred to the National of new was greeted with applause when he arose to move that when the convention adjourned it adjourn to noon of new Jer offered an amendment which was fixing the hour at 10 the resolutions were 2 convention Lias taken a recess till 10 Oclock during the recess the National com Mittee has ordered the sergeant at Arras to admit uniformed clubs to View the United Puk Sii exposition Louis Unk convention Day opened less auspiciously than its predecessors As far As the weather was Day had barely dawned when various delegations and clubs were Many delegations which failed yesterday to a were in caucus As Early As massive Bronze status of president supported by a vase contain ing a Gigantic Boquet of choicest Low looked Down upon the convention Hall when doors were opened at ten this at the Cleveland democracy of Buffalo entered the Hall amid great shouts of and ten minutes later the Hendricks of came in and were cheered to the general Blacks friends held con Ference this morning and discussed the desirability of presenting his name they will meet again this the Dakota delegation contest was brought up in the meeting of the National democratic committee this ing before the convention but no action was the committee deciding it was a matter to be left to the it is reported that the Michigan Dele gation is prepared to Spring the Nomi nation of Don Dickinson for vice president should there be any ind Idica Tion of wavering in the Thurman the Minnesota at a meet this morning agreed to support As a unit the nomination of judge thur Man for the at this afternoon chairman Barnum called the convention to for the next fifteen minutes the delegates came in pretty never at when the convention should have been called to or Der there was a big empty space in the body of the Bishop Granbery opened the Conven Tion with and governor of was then announced As the temporary All names of temporary As agreed upon by the National committee and published in these dispatches yes were submitted to the Conven and unanimously agreed and Avite then addressed the convention at some Whites reference to californian democratic antecedents was greeted with which were renewed when lie mentioned the fact that for the first time in Many years a democratic convention met under a democratic and the convention broke into applause again when the Tariff was referred to and every sentence thereafter was punctuated with Marks of a the Climax of applause was reached when White referred to the reelection of Grover at the conclusion of a Hites Green of new Jersey offered a Resolution which was seconded and passed that the rules of the last Clemo erotic convention govern this and no state be allowed to change its vote the vote of All the states had been no Cash for Des june the legislative commission now investigating the affairs of the state University at Iowa is in trouble Over the refusal of the state auditor to Issue warrants for their the legislature passed a concurrent Resolution ordering an investigation and providing compensation for the members engaged in it but the auditor holds that Money cannot be appropriated by joint but should come through a regular Bill introduced for that so he holds that he is not authorized to Issue any warrants for their salary on the strength of a joint he has refused so far to audit their but has referred the Case to the attorney Gener Al for air official the Prospect for the commissioners is not As they have paid All of their own expenses so and it looks As if they might have to foot the entire the Public the june debt state ment Liei irix to list total debt on which interest has ceased since maturity a 774 Sot to 1 fat Blu Iii no interest is Invar total principal 1 Terest total it total available debt less Cash in Treasury Jinxiu l debt less Cash in Treasury May i 1888 1 Psi 04 331 reduction of total rash in Treasury shown Liy Tun Miil opposed to the Mills june a meeting of the trades Assembly of Western Penn representing sixty thousand resolutions were unanimously adopted condemning the Mills Bill and All its Aud condemning congressman Scott As an ene my of a dangerous person to the welfare of the Industrial pro Gress of and the bitter enemy of organized thai mail june to Well called on judge Thurman last night and authorizes the statement that thin Man has consented to have his name presented to the Louis convention for vice on Condi Tion that the Ohio delegation is solid for and that he will accept if Nom Allen Tho old roman will be grovers running of the Ohio Thurman to have the undivided sup port of his state the decision that threw the City into a delirium of excitement and paralysed Grays Hopes the which Bias been constructed in the North Nave of the exposition is 235 feet Long and 125 feet and almost 80 feet the floor slopes by Steps of three inches from the East and and on the main floor there Are then there Are two galleries running entirely around the building and extending Over about on fourth of the main the space set apart for the Dele Gates is a level the Width of the Hall by about seventy five feet hero Are seated the delegates and directly in the Center at the East end of the Hall is a raised platform or dais covered with Crimson and ii this is placed a for the chairman and one for the on either Side of this dais Are raised in front of which Are or rather slanting for the use of the the decorations of the Hall consist of Bunting of White and american and a few festoons of placed quite Distant along the railing of the galleries Are the arms of the states and territories of the Between each two of which is an immense representation of a Golden Back of and surrounding the chairman desk is a painted showing a very fair pict presiding floor of co Xvi Tox Are of the front of the Capitol at Wash the dome rising almost to the painted Glass roof of the this pict ure covers the entire East end of the in front of and below and directly behind the chairman is an Oil painting of president and flanked by pictures of Samuel til Den and Thomas Over the picture of Cleveland Are the United states arms in a above which is perched an american which was presented to the convention by the democratic club of the posts which support the galleries and the foot beams and rails Are All Cov ered with the Street illumination consists of Arches of Gas pipe spanning Olive Street at each Street crossing from Broadway to fourteenth where the exposition building is each Arch is decorated by 120 coloured and within each is a the Street lamps have been replaced by pyramids of coloured globes similar to those on the and when All the jets Are lit the is very there is a double Arch at Broadway and Olive bearing the words in letters of Louis greets the democratic National at Lucas Square a similar Arch has Cleveland famous a Public office is a Public Emoi Nonerl in letters of and on an Arch at fourteenth Street there is a splendid likeness of George Wash made of stained and Illume the seating capacity of the As re ported to sergeant terms is this number will be divided a nearly As May be As follows Dele 820 finance platform seats for specially invited local commit 700 local committee on 50 members of the National 25 950 chairman of the National com 100 Secretary of the National 25 6 tickets to each the die is the old roman to be Given second place on the june run Ning mate will be the old the die was cast when the Ohio delegation unanimously decided to give him Ita undivided the meeting which in this action was a protracted lasting from 8 a null after 7 the availability of Thurman and Gray was discussed at and with considerable Manson Aud other prominent leaders of the Gray forces were admitted to the Aud made powerful Argiry cents in support of the Indiana they told the ohioans that he was the Only Man that could carry the state that upon his nomination rested All chances of it remaining in the demo cratic and that More Over to was the Only Man that could unite both North and the Tho ohioans listened Aud when the delegation had retired they renewed their to test the prevailing Baker of Cincinnati submitted a Resolution setting Forth that in the event of Allen Thurman name being presented to the convention for vice president the Ohio delegation would give him its undivided when a show of hands was called All but two went and the Resolution was declared unanimously outside the rooms a great crowd had been patiently awaiting the decision of the it filled the upper lobby and packed the stairs in a and stretched far out into the Rotunda the rousing cheer that followed the chairman announcement was nil that the crowd wanted to it did not wait for the doors to be there was a shout of Thimau is and it was taken up by a thousand As if by magic the news spread from hotel to Aud the enthusiasm ran like a Prairie Thurman ribbons and bobbed up in every Blacks delicate red with his equally delicate Dis appeared from the visiting clubs and Western delegations hustled out their bands and were marching through the streets shouting and singing in frantic the entire population of the town at this end of the Bridge seemed to have emptied itself into the principal and to have become infected with the enthusiasm of the everybody was in a delirium of not the Gray men sulked in their like Rachel of they re fused to be up to the moment that the cheers came out of the Ohio committee room they had confidently expected that even if the delegation did not declare for the Man of their it would refuse to endorse the old this would have suited them just As for a divided Ohio meant the withdrawal of Thurman and a Clear Lead for but they knew what had happened when the first shout came from and they compressed their lips and kept their hands in their they Are not nor unless they experience a change of heart will they fall into line when the vote of the stats called for in exposition we will die lighting hand to said a Gray his name will be even if it gets nothing More than the vote of our own we had expected better for we made a Brave fight and left nothing in done to give Indiana the the fact that the new York delegation was unanimous for Thurman had much to do with the decision of the Ohio the Goth mites did not caucus until but feelers who had been sent out during the afternoon brought Hack the news that they were solid for and that they meant to dictate the Nomi nation if they and As that was pretty emphatic and the ohioans came to the conclusion that discretion was the better part of As for the Black it died a in a the Pokey Little bx4 room in which those responsible for its appearance kept open never held More than a dozen and less than that after the limited Supply of organs had Given of Kimbrough of John Wampler of and Beach of Morrison took turns in standing outside the door ant inviting the passersby to step much after the i fashion of a fake j06 Maun of i at whose instance tie Headquarters were and who it was conf i dentally Given out would fan the spark into a flame As soon As he came i in at s just in time to find that any dark horse chances the commissioner of pensions might have had twelve hours before had advanced into the the action of the Ohio delegation was wired without delay to judge and Long after Midnight from the bal conies of half a dozen hotels orators waved the red Bandana at the multitudes below and assured them that Cleveland and Thurman would Lead the democrats to Victory in november the hotels have been crowed since Early and the different head quarters have Boon besieged by local peo ple looking for friends and by workers for the vice presidential the restaurants Are crowded beyond their Aud the saloons Are so thronged with thirsty folks that ingress is almost an nearly All the delegates have the few stragglers expected will not add materially to the sine of the the tammany Hall special train which arrived about 9 Oclock this morning made a Stop at Union governor Grays and addresses were made to the people by Ros Well Flower and Joseph Gray Arches were up in the place and banners bearing Gray mottoes were flying Flower said that if Gray secured the nomination for vice president tammany would take off their Coats and work for and if Thurman was nominated they expected the same Hearty support from old demo cratic his remarks were who is a Strong Thurman and who an Opportunity to get in a Point for wound up his remarks by proposing three cheers for Thurman and democratic they were Given with a this would indicate that while the peo ple at Grays Home were for they were not entirely wrap up in his Candi Dacy and were willing to accept another Man and support there were Large crowds at Cleveland and Indianapolis to see but there was no in the people seemed amazed to find the braves Boex petting them to make All the about fifty Miles this Side of Cleveland the first Section of the train came near being thrown from the a nut in the truck of one of the cars came letting an Iron bar fortunately the track along there was and the bar did not touch the if it or had been caught on a it would have thrown the car from the Tho car had picked up a the Racket it made finally attracted and after travelling a Quarter of a mile or More the locomotive was when it was Learned what had occurred the people on Board were All pretty badly Over the narrow is of exposition it was Oclock when the new York county democracy they left new York Throe and a half hours after and came by Way of de troit and arriving Here Over the judge Maurice Power was in charge of the which numbered two locomotives Drew the train composed of a baggage plentifully supplied with refreshments of All kinds car the old Vandor bilt family and the sleeping cars Missou and Dun All the coaches were decorated with banners bearing the name of the and a photograph of Cleve land was a feature on one of the the situation at so far As Thurman is is in there will probably be no ballot the action of the new York delegation last night to refrain from voting is construed by anti thur Yanites to mean that Tho new yorkers Are scheming to Stampede Tho Conven crowds of Gray followers gathered in the lobbies of the leading late at Yelling and howling for their it is All to no purpose As in the language of one of the Indiana delegates it is too late to shout the slate is the Indiana delegation instructed its members to support Henry Watterson for the chairmanship of Tho committee on the fight for this place will probably be Between Watterson and a member of the National committee is authority for the statement that the platform will readout the platform of 1884 and endorse the presidents Mes it will declare for Tariff Reform but will not endorse Tho Mills Bill in its present who it is sup posed carries with him in cold Type the views of the administration As to what the Tariff Plank should is apparently Serene with regard to the he said to a representative of the United press that everything was moving toward Harmony in its most emphatic shortly after Midnight a proposition was made to the Indiana delegation to withdraw the name of Gray from the contest for second and it is More than probable that this will be done before the meeting of the Conven the National a bad Cal change to lie made in its com who will Secretary of the National says that there will be Many changes in the complexion of the National it will be an entirely different both he and chair Man Barnum will step out arid make room for some younger Barnum is distasteful to the administration on account of his ideas on the con Gressman Scott of Pennsylvania will take his Prince says he has attended every democratic convention Bince 1864 As and thinks it time that he should step nobody has yet been mentioned As his Cundiff of one of Ames will probably be selected As his successor As Judd will step out As the member from and from present appearances James Ewing will be elected to fill the Ewing is working hard the and it is said he has pledges that Goudy will not interfere with Erskine Phelps is also a Candi whoever Bill Morrison wants will be he holds a Good grip on the and is apparently desirous of showing a spirit of friendliness to Stev judging from what Prince says the Secretary ship is Likely to go to Illinois this Ignatius Grubb of Dela will retire on account of his being made a Austin Brown of and Ham of will new Tobe relegates at also retire on account of being office Henry Mchenry of Ken who next t6 Prince is the oldest member of the will refuse to leave on account of his Don Dickinson of is now off the committee on account of his relations with the l Western snorted him of the Smalley is another officeholder and nil resignation is looked Henry Davis of West Virginia will succeed there Are one or two interesting Fighte on National in Missouri the candidates Are Morrison Mam Ford of Kansas and Trif Prather of the former has for supporter congressman John candidate for while Prather has Tho support of Dave another candidate for the Lias the for while Francis personally would like to see Prather on the his especially those in the Western part of the favor Tho Kansas City Goudy arrived at Tho Lin Dell he has judds proxy As National Goudy to does not want to be elected com and rather favors Ewing for the he thinks that Phelps will Cut a very Small figure As an opponent to in Iowa there is a warm rivalry be Tseou Richardson of Davenport and Witmer of Dos Richardson is supported by the outgoing Aud a majority of the germans conduct a he agreed with Whitney to support Juno who heard senator Gorman talk so positively about Excenator thur Inaus nomination for vice president Are surprised at his re ported advocacy of governor Grays nomination Bluco to arrived at Gorman is either playing a deep game deception on or he tried to deceive Tho friends of a Fow Days be fore leaving for Louis senator Gor Man held a conference with Secretary Whitney and representative at which it was agreed that Thurman should to the next Day gordian said Thurman will accept the and he will go through with a there is no politics in Good politics would Dic Tate the nomination of the Indiana but we will nominate Thurman for sen simply because we want a Little pure democracy on the Hendricks was nominated on the same idea four years we hold a con Ference in the after Cleve lands nomination and decided to put Hendricks of the ticket with i told Hendricks what we had decided but i wont take said you said when does the next train leave for indianapolis1 i in about an was hendricks1 then you had better take said Hendrick did take the was Nomi and i he that Thurman will the grand the order of procession and the of grand marshal John Martin completed his arrangements for the Parade tuesday and issued a general order governing the the line of March will be from twelfth Street East on Olive Street to seventh to Washington and East on Washington Avenue to fourth South on fourth to Walnut West of Wal nut to North on Broadway to Olive West on Olive to where the column will the order of procession will be the mounted police Force of Louis under command of chief of Fol Lowed by the grand marshal and hit staff adjutant and division adj medical directors and aids to grand first division first National guard division major Edwin Bat first battalion National guard Marmaduke guards of Kansas second division division Bohannan sixth i regiment select Frank Frank Louis Frank Bohn 50 mount Olive Fallert 80 Mound City quirk 25 Germania Wambaugh 40 Rosedale Gaus Mann 85 Benton de Thompson 50 Jefferson by bus 50 Pacific Gross 30 Mckenzie 80 third Edward division third regiment forty Kansas City democratic 600 Arkansaw democratic Indiana democratic East Louis democratic Iowa democratic Topeka Flambeau club of fourth division this column will begin with the Hen Dricks Drill commanded by John followed by Hendricks Cleveland club of Randall club of Duckworth club of Cook county democratic Hyde Park democratic Aud other fifth Fred division mar Fife and drum tenth Ward democratic Twenty fourth democratic City democratic clubs sixth John chief fire department assistant chief fire depart John assistant chief Are de Louis fire the Parade will begin at 8 Oclock and move by the signal of the fir ing of a
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