The Oregon daily journal. (Portland, Or.) 1902-1972, July 06, 1904, Image 1

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VOL. III. fiO. 105.
' Parker's Supporters Pass
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TDoesii'trlYant Permanent Chairman'
-i ship Says as Lay McmbcH
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; Bt, Louis, July . Notwithstanding progress mad during th nlcht by
Parker' boomara in capturing tba Ohio
delegstlon.-or at taaat a part of It, tba
ant la wart aa atrong aa avar today
claiming vote - enough to prevent
Farker"a nomination at tba outset of
the balloting. ' -.--
- - Delegate-at-Large -Thompson of Ne
braska made 'A statement In which he
declared the anti-Parker people would
remain steadfast. An' anti-Parker cau-
cua waa held in th South Dakota head
quartera in the Plantera' hotel at I o'clock
this morning prealded over by Pettlgrew.
Through Chairman. Bandy of the Del
aware delegation ha gave out a state-
ment that a careful poll of the -dele'
gate allowed that the force opposed
to Parker . control about 400 rotes,
which, be say, la enough- to defeat the
Parker i plan. In conference were also
Charlea Towne Oreen of Rhode Island,
Barkworth- of" Michigan and other.
It la atated at th- Parker beadquar-
tare thle morning that Bailey will prob
ably be aelected aa permanent chair-
M Imatnr Hnnr -M. Taller of Coldrado,
for year the leading atlver man In the
adnata. - ' today telegrapwea - Benator
Thomaa expreaalng ; a preference -for
- Parker. -
.The Michigan delegation thla rooming
found Itaelf in a peculiar poauion ana
aa a reault took up tha entire morning
and until after the convention waa wen
under way In trying to aettla JU dlfH-
cultlea. - - i
In a cau cua it waa found that Hearat
had It follewere and Parker a Ilka num
ber. One other delegate had not
rived In tha city and tha Parker men
eucceededln keeping tha entire delega
J ton In caucua pending the arrival of
tha abaentee who waa to give hie vote
for tha Parker faction, tbua conatltutlng
tha majority. t
- Bryan Seported sL '
.Report thla morning that Bryan la
aerloualy ill were denied by hla brother
' cnaylea, who aald the Nebraakan waa
more tired than anything elae. He ex
perienced' eomeVfever during the night.
but hi brother did not think it.
amounted to anything. Tha former
presidential candidate, however, waa atlll
in bed at 1:10 o'clock, a moat unuaual
thing for him.
-. Bailey of Texaa, who declined the per
manent chairmanahlp of tha convention
.and a a member of tha committee on
re solution a. favora a platform aomel
. what In the Hla ef, that adopted by the
Maryland convention. Thla polnta out
the glaring lnequalltlea and groaa In
justice of the existing tariff and prora
. isea vigorous and prompt relief. . but
. pledgee Itself to aee that tha policy ahall
be carried out In a conservative spirit
of falrnese to all interests, r ,
- Bailey says 'he believes In hla party
. blng pertactly honest and, recognising
tha fact that under the operation pf any
government custom house are a ne
cessity, he axpecta a long, hot fight in
the ahaplng of tha platform and it la
because hia delegatlpn la to controvert
Bryan politics in tha committee that he
prefers being a lay member only, thus
giving blm complete freedom In the plat
form discussion..
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TV ho rtlKllked Williams' Speech.
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Bt Louis. July i. "Old-timers." who
have attended many conventions, today
declare that the-speech delivered by
John Sharp Williams, aa temporary
chairman of the Democratic . national
convention thla afternoon, waa one of
the finest political efforts ever.mad
Tha Mlsslsslpplan brought ail ma pol
ished powers of oratory, bis' keen logic
and biting sarcasm to bear on the Re
publican claims, platform and history
and at times lifted his hearers to such
pitch of enthusiasm that men, arose
In their seat and fairly abouted them
selves hoarse.
The speaker's voice waa hardly of a
carrying power to All the great hall
and many of thoso In tha rear galleries
were disappointed. He opened hla speech
by going directly to tha point of argu
ment and cloaed in a whirlwind of ap
Mr. Will lama began by atatlng that the
moat important quadrennnt event in
tha world is the electlon,-by the Amer
ican people of their chief 'executive.
Before that great elevation, takes place
at which- all men are supposed to. arrive
at by choice- and through byways of
honesty and Intelligence would-ia.Ctod
they did et least two minor, elections
of a different character are held.
"There have always been two great
parties who have elected delegatea to
conventions for the purpose of selecting
ar candidate and .promulgating a pli
form. m. .
"One- of -these has already aelected Ita
candidate and announoed ita platform.
It waa one of tha quietest and most
unanimous occasions that the muaes of
history hsva recorded." r .
The addreaa of Its -temporary chair
man waa In one sense historical, mostly
nclent history and a great deal of It
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bad history It was a labored a ttempt
to draw away attention from Roosevelt
Ism with Ita volcanic,. eruptive, reckless
character, by dwelling upon the fact that
at some period in. its history the -Kepub
flcan parry ha ben a party which did
things and did them sarely. -Vo
Xonr Progressive.
Tha ocator hoped to have the country
keep in sight tha fact that it la now In
both legislative branches a party or non
action, obstruction-to reform and-progress;
In a word, a party whoae only
sacred precept la tha shibboleth drawn
from tha gambler's table, -stand pat." a
precept born of cowardice and fear to
move. .-
- Williams spoke of the wonderful
mutual admiration society of "me-too-
Teddy" and "me-too-Ellhu. When
ferrlng to Root's peroration the orator
quoted from Roofs speech at the Cooper
Union la New Tork In October. 10J. in
which Root said "the tariff on a whole
haa worked well" and that "it U better
to endur some slight inequalities for a
time than to Incur -uncertainty and dis
turbance In business which results from
making changes." Williams said ha
had heard that the president in his po
litical tour In the west in the spring of
los bad made a speech on the same sub
ject In the identical language.
"Verily." aald Williams, "two souls
with but single thought, two speeches
tnat reaa like one, and that .single
thought if harmoniously expressed is not
to force a single special Interest to take
Its lips from the publlo breast, for fear
tha publlo ' finding them unnecessary,
might shake them all off. .
Japoserelt Knaaorlst. -
"How humorous to praise so highly our
reuow cltlsen in the White House who.
In the long line of great men who have
filled " ttio seat ' TiS now ' oceuplosr ha
himself found only about three In his
opinion worthy of anything like un
stinted praise Washington, LlnryJn
and himself. . - Verily, other humorists
will have to retire from business."
Williams quoted ' Root's temporary
speech In which he aald that the Repub
lican party la the medium of the people
In the expression of moral sentiment
The speaker then sarcastically went
over a list of scandala In past and pres
ent, history, referring to the Credit
Mobller, the Degolyer-Amea affair, the
whisky ring and to a long "saturnalia'
of southern reconstruction aa ancient in-,
cldenta. . , ...
The poatofflce bureau scandal, the pub
llo landa bureau methods, full sway of
bosses, and ttie celebrated order of
"Hell-Roaring Jake" 'Smith prescribing
10 years aa the age above which children
were to 'be killed In one of the Inlands of
the Philippines, were referred to as
modern instance. ; ;
The speaker laughed at Root's state
ment that offenders had been relentlessly
punished. "The secretary : boasts." he
aald. "that the pei capita of circulation
of money among the people has Increased
rrom 2li In March. 187, to 131.01 Ir.
May last, and that tha credit for thai
snd the consequent prosperity I due to
the Republican party. What a curious
boast , this Is." said he, "for those deny
ing so. strenuously tnat the quantety of
money had anything to do with the value
Of money, of the price of other things aa
measured in money or with sn ascending
scale or prices, or with national pros
per It r.
"This was all denied but yesterday. ,
"Now It is asserted that the volume
of metallic money -has been immensely
Increased, that It haa brought prosper
ity and that all thla la due to Republi
can legislation.
'Was Republican legislation opera-
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Portland Society Girl Shines fa Shields'
Chorus Under Assumed Name Until
rr Irate - Father - Arrives, n
Monday night a natty sold far tn'Tht
Queenr of tha - Musketeers." Tuesday
night a penitent inmate of the parochial
school at , Vancouver- and today trying
to' follow the light which beams from
the countenance of a kindly Mother Su
perior, Is the story which Miss Maude
Delanay, anlaplrant for (hi glory of
the limelight whose brief stage ca
reer came t a sudden stop at Shields'
Park yesterday. . She was taken in
charge yesterday by an Irate father and
an Incensed aunt and her stage dreams
have ended, temporarily at least.
' Sine tha opening of Manager Shields'
blr extravagansa,- Producer Zlnn 1
been besieged by scores of stage-struck
girls who know, they, say, they can aitom
ceed behind tha footlights, . Generally
they desire a position as understudy to
tha leading lady or a heavy part., Aa
a usual' thing, however, they finally
become contented with carrying a spear
In the back row.
. Saturday Flossie King, on of the au
burn-haired chorua beauties who has
caused no end af disaster to many of
the "jonnnies, secured a leave of ab
sence and went to Seattle to visit ber
brother. Her departure left an open
ing In the chorua for another aspirant
and troops of girls soon began to apply.
Among tne number -was a pretty and
demur maiden giving the name Maude
Delanay, who announced that aha had
Just- arrived- from Seattle, where she
had been attending school.. Ever alert
to the interest or the company and per
cervlng at once tha posalbllltle of ber
developing Into a useful member of the
company, MrT Zlnn agreed' to give her a
chance, ,and everything went smoothly
until the, opening performance Monday
Tronbl Boos. Cam.
Then trouble began - for Manager
Shields.' He waa seated in hla
private ofllcecenaorlng the initial show
when 'the telephone broke in on the
scene like the bell for the drop curtain.
Responding, he heard a feminine voice
ask If there was a tall, dark-halref
girl In hla company. He has become
used ' to such querlea and replied that
his assortment or theatrical talent con
talned everything In beauty's calendar.
The Interview ended by an appointment
In vtfhlch the woman- wajg(b meet the
chorus girls at yesterday's rehearaal at
the Empire theatre.
At . the appointed hour yeaterday a
man walked hurriedly Into, the stage
door of the plsyhouse. accompanied by
an elderly woman whom he afterwards
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TemDorary Chairman of the Iemocratle
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Republicans; Keep -Their Organization's Ratal
Day m the. Town That Gave it Birth Sec
; . retary Hay Delivers Brilliant Address. .
(JoaraaT Special Bervlee.)
Jackson, MkhvJuly . Secretary of
Stat John Hay. Senator- Fairbanks,
General Alger and Speaker. Cannon ar
rived her at 10:10 o'clock1' this morn
Ing. Shortly after the exerclaea began
in Loom Is Park in honor of the. fiftieth
anniversary of the birth of tba Kepub-
llcan party. '
Other apeclal trains brought In-from
lS.OOOt to 25,000 visitors. The exorcises
beran at 10 o'clock, with an opening
address by James O'Donnell. president
of the Celebration association, who waa
followed by Bishop UUlespie in an Jn
A reception was held in the Otsego
hotel t noon In honor of Hay, Falr
banka. Alger and Cannon.
Secretarr Hay delivered the oration
of tha day, '"Fifty Tears of th Repub
lican Party." at Loomls rarg, mis alter-
noon. , -
After describing tha attempt to extend
Slavery. Mr. Hay aald:
The Americans are at one the most
sentimental and the most practical of
peoples and when tbey aee that -an
Institution Is morally revolting, and, be
sides, doea not pay. ita fat la sealed.
"Th whol party stood Ilk a rock for
th principle that th oamnaoie institu
tion must be content with what It had
already got, and must not be allowed
r nniiiite another incn oi tree boh. un
this imnres-nabl ground tney maae
Lthelr stand: and th mass convention
which aasembjed jMiWiuvvn
vlhratlnna or me inunaw ui kuiiv
.hnutlnsa of the birthday of liberty
yet lingered in the air. gave a nucleus
and a nam 10 mo nsw isrif,
to a great and beneficent career, -"After
the war was ended and peace
raatahllshed with no damage to th
atructure of the government, but, on
the contrary, with added Strength and
with increased futrtllturr us per
petuity, it remained : to - oe snown
whether the power snd success of the
RamiMWn nsrtv were o be permanent.
or whether, bom of a srrsls. It Was fitted
to cope with the problem or aauy na
tional life. It had destroyed slavery,
or. perhapa we .migm oener. my,- n
hsd created the conditlone- by which
slavery had rommltted aulcide. '
History affords no. parauei io me
vaat and inpreasing prosperity wniou
this country haa enjoyed under Repub
lican fchle. I haaten to say we do. not
claim to have Invented seedtime snd
harvest, and Industry and thrift. W
are a great people and success IS dur
right; Ood Is good to those who be
have themselves.' But we may justly
claim that th Republican party has
been In power during these year or
marveloua growth, and we can et least
bring proof that wa have not prevented
It and thla Is no slight; honor for a
party to claim.
. "McKlnley and Roosevelt .have mad
mora treaties than. any two preceding
presidents. . snd the conclusion of the
whole matter la that we atand today in
Independent though amicable relatione
to all the rest of th world without an
ally and without an enemy. -
If the government for the last seven
year had done nothing else. It would
have entitled Itself to an honorable place
In history by the manner In which it has
handled the questions of the Islands
whose destiny has bees SO Interwoven
with our own. The wsr with Spain was
carried through with Incredible . swift
ness and energy, without a anadow o?
corruption, without a moral or technical
fault. A hundred days sufficed for the
fighting, uiplomacy then did Ita work.
nd our commissioners brought home a
treaty sn. jt and so hhficlsl that It
was- Impossible to unite the opposition
gainst It. - Then came the far more dif
ficult and delicate task of sdmtnlstra
tlon. You- remember the doleful prophe-
Icles, of evil srlth) which the air was
filled; that we had not, the habit nor tba
ability' to govern outlying poaaesalona;
that the Islands would be cesspools of
Jobbery and fraud; that the enterprise
was conceived In violence and -would go
out in disaster. And now you know the
reault. -; - . ... i,-'r!.
. "The republic' never Is In default of
men to serve it worthily when the chief
of th stats Is, honest and able; when he
has the eye and the will to choose the
beat men and will be satisfied with no
Jess. So in Cuba, Porto Rico and the
Philippines we got tha best we had.
Wood,. Allen snd Hunt, and Taf t have
each la hla place wrought a great work
and gained a righteous fame. Cuba and
Porto Rico are free and enjoying the
one under her own banner, the other
under-the stars and stripes degree of
prosperity and happiness never known
before in all their troubled atory. As to
th Philippine, the work done there by
Judge Taft and his associates will rank
among the highest achievements 1 of
colonial administration recorded In his
tory. "
"We come before the country . this
year In a position which cannot be suc
cessfully attached in front, or flank, or
r. What we have done, what we are
doing, and what we Intend to do on all
three w confidently" challenge the ver-
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John Sharp .Williams of
"Mississippi, Tempo-'
rary Chairman.; ;
Tammany teadrtir Cheering- and Re--fuses
to Be Quieted by Serjeant.
; ,frovokes Cheers. : " .
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- St.-' Loula, Mo., July . The Dem
6c ratio national convention to name th
party's choice for president snd vlce--presldent
of th United States' waa called
to order. In the Coliseum at noon today
by Chairman Jones. of the national com
mittee and organised. Te opening ses-
Telon waa taken up with the address of
th temporary chairman and th an
nouncement of committees. -Tomorrow .
will come the address of the permanent
chairman and the reporta of committees.
Including platform. : The climax of th
nominations will Jiot be reached until
the third day. and perhapa later.
Though the official hour for conven
Ing waa 11 o'clock, it waa fully two
hours before that time that the doors of
the Jiuge auditorium were thrown open
and the thousands af seats began to fill
with spectators. The arrangements were
such that the delegates and spectators
were rapidly admitted, and though Ser-aesnt-at-Arma
Martin and hla numeroua
assistants were " kept -'busy, there were
few signs of disorder or confusion. Tho
Interior a tne Coliseum presented aa at
tractive spectacle. The decoration of
flags-and bunjing were tasteful rather
than elaborate. Flags of -lmmens pro
portions were suspended from the' gird
ers of the roof and yards and yard of
red, white and blue bunting arranged. In
festoons bung from the gallerlea and
about the speaker's platform. 'A toe
rear of th platform were large portraits
of Jefferson-and other famous leaders
Of th nemncrstln party. , ' ( ' ' ! .!
.'v - Blot of sTolae. '
By 11 o'clock the convention hall and
the street outside were a hurly-burly ef
noise 'and confusion. - Delegations were
arriving, many Of them accompanied by
banda of music, cheers were heard as
the notable party leaders - were - recog
nized among the arrivals, and the stanch
partisans of th several candidates were
adding their campaign yells to the gen
eral uproar. - Huge megaphones mad of
paper emitted -deafening shouts for
Parker. Hearat. Gorman and others. Th
riot of noise reached ita climax when the
marching club began to file into tha
convention hall at th east nave door
and take their Beats in the space allotted
them in the rear of the arena, Consplo- -uona
among these delegations f "root
ers'' were tha L000 Tammany braves.
from New Tork, the Cook County March
ing club of Chicago, the Jackson dub of
Washington and th Erie club of Buf
falo. Other cities represented among
the marching clubs were Indianapolis,
Cincinnati. Omaha. Cleveland, Philadel
phia and Pittsburg. .
The delegatea, alternates and distin
guished visitors entered the hall through
the Fourteenth street 'entrance, while
the spectators were admitted .through
the Olive street, St. Chsrles street and
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