Davenport Weekly Gazette in Davenport, Iowa
11 Jun 1884

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11 Jun 1884

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Davenport Weekly Gazette (Newspaper) - June 11, 1884, Davenport, Iowa2 Davenport weekly l Gazette june 11, is84. 9 the pen and the sword. The plumed Knight and the Black Eagle head Tho ticket. Selection in june will be the Victory in to the Pine tree statesmen s Homi. Nation made unanimous on the fourth ballot. The Eules suspended and Gen. John a. Logan nominated by acclamation. The strongest ticket Ever nominated by tha grand old party. The convention. Second Way s work. Detail. Of proceedings. Chicago june was something after 11 o clock when the convention was called to order. Prayer was offered by the Kev. Or. Ii. H. Barnes of the first presbyterian Church inthe course of which he spoke of the vast moral and political changes which the nation had undergone As indicated by the presence of him who now so worthily presided Over the Conven Tion and he asked a Blessing on the race and the Commonwealth and the cause which that gentleman represented. He prayed that when the convention had dissolved it would have presented to the Suffrages of the nation for the highest office in the people s gift a candidate who in personal character in Devotion to duty in loyalty to american institutions in courage and experience and Wisdom should worthily succeed to the chair of Washington and thus to help ithe nation to become not Only More prosperous and just and peace bean inspiration and a Blessing to the struggling people Ofman c kind. 1 James a. Gray of Maryland presented a memorial and asked that it be read. It i was from the president and Secretary of t the state Temperance Alliance of that t state embodying Resolution passed by i that body on May 6 last appealing to the t conventions of the Republican and Demp c cratic parties to embody a clause in their 1 platforms distinctly recognizing prohibit 3 Tion and to nominate candidates in Accord t therewith and saying if neither recon. I sized this principle the Memoria lists t would vote for neither and that if one of t them did so then the ballots of the Alli j Ance would be cast for the candidate of that party. Secretary plumb of Kansas offered a i Resolution which was referred after be j Ine read by the follows resolved that american lands should belong alone to those willing to assume the duties and responsibilities 01 Ameri can citizenship. The Best interest of the Republic Are with those who arc bound to 1 it by the ownership and Possession of the soil. Tie system of tenant farming and Absentee landlord ism which has disturbed Ireland and destroyed the peace of Europe is opposed to the doctrine of the fathers and has no place in the policy of Republic. Or. Ewing of Pennsylvania made a re port from the committee on credentials to the effect they hoped to is Able to to oin Plew the labor of Tuat committee this afternoon. Or. Ewing of Pennsylvania offered the follow inst resolved that hereafter in the Selec Tion by District conventions the basis of representation of the several counties parts of counties or wards de the sane Esti time prevails in each j District respectively for tie nomination of candidates for members of and wherever a majority of the counties subdivisions containing not less than the population shall regularly unite in the Call and conduct of the convention this action thereof shall be valid deferred. Gen. George b. Williams of Indiana chairman of the committee on Perman ent organization reported that the com Mittee had Gen. John b. Hen. Derson of Missouri for permanent chair Man and would request the Secretary to read the list of the vice presidents and secretaries. Charles w. Clisbee of Michigan was selected As principal Secretary. The re port was agreed to. The chair appointed Galusha a. Grow of Pennsylvania. George t. Hoar of Massachusetts and George b. Williams of in Diana a committee to conduct the Perma nent chairman to the platform Gen Henderson was received with cheers. Upon taking the chair Gea Henderson is Livere club we have assembled to Survey the past history of party to rejoice is we May because of tie Good it has done to Correct its errors if errors there be to discover it possible the wants of the present and with patriotic firmness provide future. Our Hisker is the onion preserved slavery abolished and its for Mer victims equally and to Norway by our sides in this convention Public Faith maintained unbounded credit at borne and abroad a currency convertible into Coin and lie int Law of Industry to robbing health and vigor in every Section of a and country. Niew Arcotti Adverse in Mili itary and civil a flirts of last Twenty out of bwe bag Challen Rinc and at respect Aock abroad Aud Jmc tax to a for cnflrt., out Bur Rasim nil is Ort in the Irant Rel in of York inf. In and Genius challenges the rid nitration of All Indiana my con e names scarcely less illustrious than these and now in con 1 usion if because of personal disagree ments or the emergencies of the occasion another name is sought there remains that grand old hero of the Kenesaw mountains Anu Atlanta. When patriotism Calls he can not if he would he silent but grasping that Banner to him so dear which he has already borne in Triumph 1 e will March to a civic Victory no less renowned than those of the War. I thank you gentle Caen for this distinguished Mark of your Confidence . Hoar of Massachusetts offered a Resolution which was referred after being read As follows whereas the women of this country Are citizens tax payers and Are amenable to All the Laws of the land civil and criminal which they have thus far had no part in making therefore resolved that we favor the right of women to vote adjourned at r. M., till 7. Evening session chairman Henderson called the convention to order at 7 33 r. And made the following announcement gentlemen there is a communication in the hands of the Secretary from the committee on credentials which will be read to the convention. The Secretary read the communication As follows to the chairman of the Republican National mention Sik the committee on credentials have the Honor to notify the convention that As important business is occupying the committee the committee will not be Able to report to the Secretary of the convention this evening. The communication is signed by the chairman of the committee. Or. Curtis of new i hold in my hand the petition of the american peace Union which i ask to have referred to the committee on resolutions. The chair ii will be so referred. Or. Matthews of Illinois i desire to introduce a Resolution which i ask to be read to the convention. The Secretary read the Resolution As follows resolved that the committee on distribution of tickets be hereby instructed to furnish five Hundred tickets of admission during the sessions of this convention to be Given to Veteran soldiers who desire to witness the proceedings. Mathews of Illinois i ask the unanimous consent of the convention to adopt and pass that Resolution chair is the motion seconded a Delegate seconded the motion. The before the vote shall be taken i desire to state that i have just been informed by a member of the National committee that tickets have been issued for every seat in this Hall. Is the House ready for the question All in favor of the adoption of the Resolution will say Aye. Contrary no. The noes seem o have it. The noes have it and the Reso Lution is Defeated. Slight applause the convention adjourned till to mor Row at 10 o clock. Third War s session. Prater by Bishop Fallows. Chicago june 5. The convention was called to order at and was opened with prayer by Bishop Fallows of the reformed episcopal Chyroh to prayed that those who might be selected by this convention for the loftiest political Posi Tion to which mortal men can aspire shall possess every qualification of body mind and heart for their High and holy trusts that personal preferences and interests should yield to the just demands of a True and Broad patriotism and Itiat a final ratification of the Choice should be made the people m an unmistakable Man Ner. It poet of Coillot Rotee of Henry Ballard of Vermont chairman of the committee on credentials reported hat the sessions of the committee had Jeen almost continuous leaving members no time to rest. He took pleasure in say no that the proceedings had been entirely harmonious and without reference to per Sonal preferences. The result was an unanimous report which announcement was received with applause. Therefor Tofte committee on credentials was then read by or. Evert p it was to he effect that sitting members Are entitled to their seats except in the Case of the nineteenth District of new York and the fifth District of Kentucky where both delegates and contestants Are admitted to cast half a vote each. In the Virginia cose the committee found unanimously that the delegation headed by senator Mahone was entitled to the seats. The report was adopted without discussion. Keport of committee of . Parks of Colorado from the committee on Hules reported that the committee had adopted substantially the rules of the last convention except that it recommended the adoption of Cus Hing s Man Ual As the Palau Centary Law of the body instead of the Rales of the House of Ulep re relatives. Except that the previous question is to be in Foreen As in the House. Graw of Pennsylvania from the minority of the committee offered a substitute for tie tenth Rule which prescribed the Mode of electing delegates to the next National Republican convention. He proposes that delegates shall be elected in tic same manner As members of con Gress accepted the amendment Graw having explained that the Large Are to be elected re state conventions Aad that manner of electing from to District of Columbia should be by the National committee. The rules were then Alfi Irno m. , Ojiri Ioffe Rufii an additional As to of Baroy. Of Pennsylvania an 1o it so As to malic the Ord of follows of tins tar Rob Tif third of fourth if for Vita Ali in and tic Miti Zmij Rul lip lit of Tymir Tirron. R. York tiny vat be Jao rime of 373 Frari verdict tar tint j j in of Tel arc in Lornial fait Laiful t run Rrt her Enli in 3 Tui min or Pill Walji a Niri t h4 j with. Ali i nip of Anu in u4 firm h1 a to nor res Wilish i inti a fld curl with Tii Viry m Tif i flt Muir cast by requiring a majority of All the delegates. The Secretary will proceed to read Rule no. 7, whereupon tie Secre tary read the Rule As follows when it shall appear that any Candi. Date has received a majority of the votes cast the president of the convention shall announce the question to be shall the nomination of the candidate be made Thurston of is for the votes cast the sir. Thurston of or. Chairman i understood that the chair Man of this convention promised me an Opportunity to have the right to move an amendment Davis of that is necessary is to vote Down the previous question. Thurston of chairman i do not apprehend Tuat the time will Ever come when less than a majority of this convention will nominate any Man but sir i believe that if any Rule should be adopted and enforced on this Conven Tion by which a minority of the duly elected representatives should attempt to enforce upon the Republican party of this nation a candidate that such action would be repudiated by the Freeman of America and i move you sir to strike out the word and insert in lieu All the votes of the cries of no and make it so it will read a majority of All the votes of the convention applause a majority of All the delegates elected applause and having seats upon the floor of the Conven Tion cries among the of no no and confusion i will reduce my amendment to writing and Send it up to chair. The will please do so. Bayne of accept that amendment. 1 think that is the mean ing of the Rule As it is. It never was in tended to be anything else. I cheerfully myself accept tie amendment because it ought to be the Rule. Eligible Fok membership. Or. Banders of Montana offered an amendment that no person shall be Eligi ble As a member of the National com Mittee who is not eligible As a member of the electoral College. Or. Hoar of Massachusetts made an explanation As to the effect of the civil service Laws passed by Congress a year ago and said it was not the purpose of that Law to prohibit any Federal officer from exercising All the rights of an Amer ican citizen. The amendment offered by Sanders was adopted. The amendment offered by Thurston of Nebraska was adopted after some verbal modifications. This disposed at of the question of the rules except As to the representation in future conventions that subject being withheld. Apportion Chest of delegates. Parks of California then made a re sort As to the apportionment of delegates or future conventions it directs that each state shall be entitled to four delegates at arge with two delegates for each Mem Ber congressmen at Large if any. That each territory am the District of Colum Bia shall be entitled to two delegates and hat each congressional District shall be entitled to two delegates. Filley of the minority report he spoke the Republic. Cans of Missouri who United their votes with the Greenbacker Sand asked whether Ley were to be abandoned or whether hey should not be encouraged As Mahone iad been encouraged who had saved Virginia to the Republican party applause o Hara of North Carolina declared that the adoption of the minority report would be a total surrender of the political rights of every Republican in the South White As Well As Black. Clayton of Arkansas also opposed the minority report. Bishop of Massachusetts then with Drew the report amid great applause stating it was entirely evident that the sentiment of the convention was against it the majority report was then adopted. Mickinley of Ohio from the committee of resolutions then presented their re port. The platform the republicans of the United states in National convention assembled renew their allegiance to the principles upon which they have triumphed in six Succes Sive presidential elections and congratulate the american people on the attain ment of so Many results in legislation and administration by which the Republican party has after saving the Union done so much to Render its institutions just equal and Beneficent. The Safe guard of Liberty and the embodiment of the Best thought and highest purposes of our citizens the Republican party has gained its strength by Quick and faithful response to the demands of the people for the Freedom and the Equality of All men for a United nation assuring the rights of All the Elevation of or an honest currency for purity in legislation and for Inte Otty and accountability in All departments of the it and it accepts anew the duty of leading in the work of Progress and Refo Raj we lament the death of president Field. Whose sound statesmanship Lone conspicuous in Congress gave Promise of a Stroach Aud successful administration a Promise fall realized during tie Short period of his office As president of lie United states his distinguished Succes in War Anil peace endeared him to hearts of the american people in Hie administration of president Arthur. We a Wisp a rms Rva live and patriotic policy upon which the country Lias been Mew a with Roma table no Sperier. In two Rev in Inyol arc v Ami will a Scive tie Hearty approval of every i town. It i til first duty of a Good Grovern t3 1o tin right and in Teres of own the largest diversity of indoor or if Masl productive of the f of d to non l thai tar Imri Anition of of reps Imri Ort t.bn.11 not for Tol tbn.1 in Rais Rac tin up for Fth dining Hall a to of Faircl d in ri1y Fiji to find i Joti Ltd 1" find tto. Air bar in not Fth v 1bf 1tjtt1 Iirth a and it of. N Orn i n to Titi h t Utility and 1" i forts of unil lie Ziril Littooy of Ali or. To Trutt a if n a Wurn. It 1 a nil fall in anti a Ari Linw no t in Kirnick of my Mvi 0" trod a Laver v Leif of Trion Wiiri Lite. Or ii snort Ali p Niaj t no it mri.1 1" to it Lii to Fivi Iliff fim Irv h win t fun site of it Triff. Cess of horizontal reduction but by such methods As will relieve the Tav payer without injuring labor or the great prod us live interests of the country. We the importance of sheep husbandry in the United states the ser ious depression which it is now Ever lending and the danger threatening its future Prosperity and we therefore re Spect the demand of the representatives of that important agricultural interest Lor a readjustment of duty on foreign Wool in order that such Industry shall have Ful and adequate Protection. We have always recommended the bes1 Money known to the civilized world and we urge that efforts should be made to unite All commercial nations in the establishment of an International Standard which shall fix for All the relative value of Gold and Silver coinage. The regulation of Commerce with for eign nations and Between the states is one of important prerogatives of the general government and the Republican party distinctly announces its purpose to support such legislation As will fully and efficiently carry oat the constitutional Power of Congress Over inter state com Merce. The principles of the Public Regula Tion of railway corporations is a Wise and salutary one for the Protection of All classes of the people and we favor legis lation that shall unjust discrimination and excessive charges for transportation and that shall secure to the people and the railways alike the fair and equal Protection of the Gnu. We favor the establishment of a National Bureau of labor the enforcement of the eight hour Law a Wise and judicious system of general education by adequate appropriations from the National revenues wherever the same is needed. We believe that everywhere the Protection to a citizen of american birth must be secured to citizens by american adoption and we fair the settlement of National differences by International arbitration. The Republican party having its birth in the hatred of slavery labor and a. De sire that All men maj of truly free and equal is unalterably opposed to placing our working men in Competition with and form of Servile at Home or abroad. In this spirt we denounce the importation of Contact Laboi whether from Europe or Asia As an offence against the spirit of american institutions and we pledge ourselves to sustain the present Law restricting chinese immigration and to provide such further legislation As is necessary to carry out its purposes. The Reform of the civil service auspiciously begun nude Republican administration should be completed by the further Extension of the Reform system already established y Law to All the grades of the service to which it is applicable. The spirit ind purpose of the Reform should be observed in All executive appointments and Al Laws at variance with the objects of thees sting reformed legislation should be is pealed to the end that the dangers to free institutions which Lurk in the Power of official patronage May be Wisla and effectively avoided. The Public lands Art a heritage of the people of the United states and should be reserved As far As possible for Small hold Ings by actual settlers. We Are opposed acquisition of Laige tracts or these lands by corporations or individuals especially where Sincu holdings Are in the lands of non residents ind aliens and we will Endeavor to obtain such legislation As will tend to Correct Shis evil. We demand of Congress the Speed forfeiture of All land gents which have lapsed by reason of nov compliance with the acts of in Corpora on in All cases where there has been attempt in Good Faith to perform the conditions of such Grants. The i grateful thanks of the american people Are due to the Union soldiers and sailors of the late War and the Republican party stands Pledgee to provide Suita ble pensions for All who were disabled and for the widows and orphans of those who used in the War. The Republican party Soso pledges itself to the repeal of the Lim nation contained in the arrears act of 1j79, so that All in valid soldiers shall share alike and their pensions begin with the Date of disability or discharge and not Wita the Date of the application. The Republican party favors a policy which shall keep us fron entangling alliances with foreign nations and which gives the right to expect that foreign nations shall refrain Froc meddling in american affaire the policy which seeks peace and can Trade with adj Powers but especially with those of the Western hemisphere. We demand the restoration of our to its old time strength efficiency that it May in any sea protect the rights of 1 american citizens and the interests of j american Commerce Aal we Call upon Congress to remove the burdens under which american shipping has de pressed so that it May Acain be True that we have a Commerce which leaves no sea to explored and a Navy which takes no Law from a Superior Forre. Papfi ointments by the president to offi Ces in the territories should made from tie Bona fide citizens the territories wherein Urey Are to it is the duty of Coop Isis to enact such Laws As shall promptly and effectually suppress system of polygamy in our territory and divorce uie political from the ecclesiastical Power of lie so called mormon Church snip that the Law so enacted should be rigidly by the civil authorities., if possible Anil by tie military if be. The people of the univ a Stav in their Oriya sized capacity constitute a Natlie National within the sphere of its t reserved Rigits which an faithfully Maitti Uwel end i Inguld Junr Deil Vita jealous of turf thai of y senator Cullom Washington june 6. Of. Ii loin Illinois Uel Ecat of the republicans of the states that must be relied upon to elect the presi Lent having so strongly shown a prefer ence for or. Julaine i deem it my duty not to stand in the Way of the people s Choice and recommend my friends to assist in his nomination. John a. Logan. On the announcement of the result or. Of Ohio moved adjournment to seconded by 3ir Iju Cher of new York. This was bitterly resisted by the Elaine men. And a stubborn conflict ensued ended finally by a Call of the states resulting 364 yeas and 450 nays the excitement and confusion during these proceedings were intense Many delegates Trug la Jim unavailing by to make their voices heard. The fourth ballot was begun with the evident certainty of blame s Success. The House was uncontrollable and the bal of proceeded slowly. Long before its close. Blaine had received a majority of tie votes in the convention. I the following Are the ballots in detail i Hua Las. I. Main.-, Aua Unta Maine As the candidate of the Republican party you will receive my Earnest Corina i support. Ii Kreit a. Am huh. The convention adjourned until 8 o clock. Pilj Joti of nil civil urn l Jio Sicul Tii jiul i1h irm Oft a intr i i ii ecu inti la. 1 t Irr or Mafli re in i tin Lizul Liuti 71 lil in or to Iriti thegreat6ermhi remedy for pain. 3lt 1 of a it nil Tami Bhe Matish neuralgia. To rub. Ctet a. Pirn cents b Boru the Chi Alibi s thu a 1 to re i 1 Hiramm. To. U k. There was others who wished to speak for gun. Longun the Iii Tun to suspend the rules was withdrawn. Urn Aley from Kentucky Llie statesman several other Nom inviting sure cues were Mafie. A Virrinia Delegate said Itiat in the absence of Gen. Jul Home to illness he would undertake f speak for Virginia. He could not like Many who preceded him. Appeal in behalf of the l Nion for Logan s nomination but be would speak for Confederate soldiers of whom he was one and who would rally to the support of Blaine. Gen j s. Globins of of Ohio seconded the nomination and moved to suspend tie rules and nominate i Ngun acclamation. Congressman Davis of Illinois demanded the Call of tiie Roll of the nomination and the motion being it was so ordered. When new York waa reached Keorce William Curtis announced that his delegation was not quite ready and asked time be Given to make the counts. The request was. Granted an l the Call proceeded with the remaining states. A laugh was raised when the District of Colum big was reached and its two delegates Rose in torn and voted Foi Logan this being the first time since the opening of the convention of which they voted on the same question tie fore the being new York called and i s announced tar wrote of that state As one for of Ohio for Gresham of Indiana and sixty votes for Logan. The unanimous with the exception of these seven from new York. Logan s total vote being "9. The nomination was then made unanimous. The thanks of the convention Weie tendered to the temporary and per manent officers and the convention then . No Posson in the pastry if etc., flavor delicately not nral Lorai the fruit from it blah they Are inde Fob strength and toe Fecit flu atom thet Stab alone. A waked 8v the Price baking powder co., Chicago in. St. Louta or or. Prices Cream baking powder Price s Lup Lin yeast gems beat dry hop we Hake but Ose Quality. Light healthy year the Best dry hop yeast in a. 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