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VOL. III. NO, 108.
' PORTLAND, OREGON, SATURDAY EVENING. 'JULY 9. 1904.
PRICS FIVE CENTS.
Entire Night's Session
cratic Convention to Have Been
';.- Without a parallel in Politics;; ;
. Bryan by His' Eloquence Stirs the Convention
; Repeatedly-rParker Men Stand Grim and 4
-1 Determined; Preventing any Break 1 av?
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; St, Louts; July t. Alton- B, Parker of
Now York for president. - " -s. .
' ' Such wai the outcome of the all-night
cession of the Democ ratio national con
ventton, its" cohclualon being arrived at
. after a night of fiery oratory . from
"orators who bad-before had no oppor
, tunlty to apeak aa well aa from orators
. worn with the aession's work, the noise
'; of wearied spectators Id ... an over-
crowded ball and the' usual demons tra-
tlona for ean&ldates when their names
. were mentioned.
. . But one ballot waa required when the
'climax wat-reached. That . one ballot
ircarriedT wlthlt. such "a, fgrca Jthat the
switching of votes started anil ended In
the unanimous selection of the New
-Torker. - --. -r :
, It now seems as nearly certain
. anything' can be in such a closely con
tented convention, that Judaon Harmon
of Cincinnati, attorney-general in Cleve
land's second administration, will be the
.. vice-presidential nominee. . .
Shortly before noon today leading del
- agates representing New York. Pennsyl
vania. Ohio, Illinois, Indiana -and Mla-
eourl went into a consultations, on the
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.vtce-presiaemis numiiMuua in own
ban's room at the Southern hotel. -New
York brought out Gray of Dela-
Tillman, who later Joined the con-
' '"firM& urt.il thav Mominatloa of Daniel
, of Virginia, stating that It Is time the
'South was recognised. . .
. r,. Del ma a represented Hearst in the con
. .. ference. -
v, - The conference oft the vleeprealdency
. broke up at 1:30 clock .without an
nouncing a definite conclusion. ' State
ments were made, however, that, Jud-
" son Harmon would practically be the
unanimous choice of those present. .
Senator pubols of Idaho was sarcastic
, In treating the matter, sutlng thp
-r,ayalllbllity for the second place seemed
- to depend on whether a candidate sup
' ported Bryan. "If he did." said Dubois.
" Tie is ot available." '- -
By o'clock last evening, although
the doors of the convention hall were
pot to open until I o'clock, there was
' crowd enough In thb streets to have
: filled the galleries of - the building.
' Street cars oould ho longer run by the
; time the doors were thrown open and
the police were- unable to control -the
throng that, aroused by the newspapsr
extras predicting a nomination, waa in
sistent Upon -seeing the national drama.
-Vo Bvea Standing" Booaa.
There wss not even standing room In
..1. the building within a few minutes after
the entrances were thrown open. '
Are or panto would have probably
eaueed the greatest loss of life that
ever marked an assembly disaster, as it
was scarcely possible for those within
to turn. .
v Bsnds war blaring outside and Inside
aa the hour approached for the open
. ing of the convention and everywhere
' waa noise and confusion. The entrance
- of Chairman Clark waa hardly noticed,
so Intent were the spectators on scenes
- immediately surrounding -thenr. :
The chairman- wasted no time in his
attempts to bring order out of eonfu
, slon, realising that the best way to
" gain order war to have the crowd brine
itself to that condition. At 1:01 o'clock
his gavel fell and those In the imraedf
ate vicinity of the chair obaervedthe
." call. - Back in the galleries and down
oa the floor where the eergeants-at-arma
were endeavoring to clear the
' alalea there was still confusion and lack
- of observance. -
Through this din and nolae Denial,
chairman - of the committee on resolu
. (Jaarnal Special Service.)
Esopus, K.. T.. July . "Is that so,"
cheerily remarked Judg Parker, at 1
, o'clock this morning, emerging from
hla Hudson river plunge, as be was. in
formed . of his nomination. , The nomi
nee's; curiosity went to the-extent of
easing for details of the final vote, but
he refrained from making any com
"I ahall say nothing whatever on the
subject until formally notified of the
nomination." said the Judge at hla
home, The nominee cordially greeted
- a number of newepaper men. - Judge
Parker retired last night at le o'clock
and didn't ahow himself until o'clock
this morning, when he went to the river
for his usual swim. . v
After breakfasting Judge' Parker- eat
en the plassa and read the morning
paper accounts of the convention pro
ceedings. Theee he supplsmented. with
bulletins received during the night, after
which he read a. number of letters.
At :lo be went for an hour's ride on
horeebackv At the entrance to Kommont
the judge was met by a brtght-yd little
girl carrying a buge bunch of pink rone a,
which she presented to him. He sent
thm to Mre. Parker.
I'hotographers arrived tX JEaopua with
tions, .made his way to the chair' with
roll 'Of manuscript, the completed plat
form, in his hand. ' v .. '
, Pale and exceedingly worn in appear
ance.' ahowing plainly the effects of the
enormous amount of work thrust upon
him )n the preceding it hours, 'Daniel
supped to the front of the- platform
and commenoed , -without preliminary
to read. : .-. p
- Crowd. Agaia Ok ears. '
The crowd knew before ' Daniel ap
peared that the platform bad been made
a unanimous one and 1 that rancor en
gendered in the bast by different views,
had been swept clean away and that
Democracy might be again regarded as
standing on two legs - instead or one.
That party dlsaenalon had been burled.
t -It wa-not strange -hen"tn.at Whert
Daniel commenced his reading a tre
mendous cheer was given and that for
a time the delegates seemed on the
verge of giving another marching dem
onstration. Some of the standard bear-
era started to do this -but were, pulled
back Into their, slats by brother dele
gates . who were xmore - composed and
war anxious, to, get down to the aoltd
business: of tha. convention.
- The rappings of Clark's gavel and
the efforts of - Daniel to secure -quiet
were but partially sucoeesfuh . Daniel
paid no attention finally to the clam-
orlngs and noise but steadily read away
at .bis platform, but ' few of - the dele-
gafes hearing and but few paying heed.
The -gist of the declaration , was- al
ready known to nearly -every delegate
In the hall hence there was but a mini
mum of Interest in Daniel's, reading. '
i .ft ; jfnua to Quiet. , '''. ' C
.Again and again Chairman Clark -en
deavored to produce silence and from
different - parts of the floor delegate's
who were desirous of hearing the read
ing stood on chairs and, called to those
nearest them for silence. ' but- the mur
murlngs from the galleries - and mum
blings from ths floor, the restless mov
ing of chairs - and occasional - remarks
made the reading of the platform a
mere perfunctory formality.
Daniel oould be seen, and the motion
of his lips bespoke his steady reading
but it 'is doubtful if more than a bare
0 or 109 of the delegates caught hla
word a. ' At Brat be pat forth to the full
power - his great voloe. but finding It
impossible to overcome the noise he
soon dropped It to a mere conversa
tional tone and read rapidly through the
eomewhat lengthy document - -
- At 1:55 he concluded and - at once
moved the' acceptance of the platform
aa read, A viva voce vote- carried ' it
although here and there were heard the
voices of negatives, apparently given in
Jocular vein. . -
The scene which folffswed as the time
came for the nomination of candidates
for the presidency were unparalleled
In national convention history. -
Speech 'after speech that would have
peaeed down aa ' maeterpleces had they
been delivered under other circum-
stanoea. served merely, to away the
galleries ' and the' few delegations who
were not already solidly lined up under
one nag or anotner. .
Bryan aought to prevent Parker's
nomination, and to do it rallied all the
favorite sons and anti-Parker forces.
He urged each to try and hold hla owtf
men in line.
The anti-Parker people played for
time all night, while at every opportu
nity they hammered at HU1 and the
people back of the Parker boom. Bryan
in aa airy speech seconded the nomlna-
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the earliest trains and were busy all day
taking ptcturee of every interesting ob
ject on the Parker farm and. photographs
vi nm rrer xamiiy.
The Judge wa photographed a dosen
times before he had left Rooemont for
his horseback ride. His grandchildren
and Mary Jane, their pet lamb, form one
of a dosen picturesque groups. No tele
grams had been received by Judge
Parker up to the time ho left Roaemont.
but upon his return at 10:10 o'clock he
found an Immense pile which had been
sent over from the village telegraph of
fice. Mast of them were congratulatory
messages. - i
Judge Parker received the reporters
graciously but declined to discuss either
the plaSTorm or any other feature of the
convention, repeating what he aald when
notified of hla nomination that 'he would
wait until he had received formal notifi
cation. . A sere nude and demonstration In honor
of Judge Parker, planned by a local com
mittee of his farmer neighbors here for
tonight, has ben poetpoped until Mon
day evening-. The postponement Is due
to a desire to give every resident of
Esopus art opportunity to participate in
the celebration- The Esopus delegstion
now st RL Louis cannot return .before
jaonaay svening. , . ... - ... .
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eHJOGE ALTON BROOKS PARKER, DEMOCRATIC NOMINEE FOR PRESIDENT,
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. Alton Brooks Parker waa born In Cortland. N. T In 1852, and was educated In the public schools and at
the Cortland academy. Later he taught school while studying law and graduated front the Albany Law school. -Els
first publlo office was that of aurrogate of Ulster county and be- entered politic in earnest by managing
the Democratic campaign which made David B. Hill governor of New York. -He declined the nomination for
lieutenant governor in 1883 and 1815 and was appointed Justice of the supreme court In 1888.
Mr. Parker declined the Democratic nomination for governor in 1891. aind was elected chief Justice of the
court of appeals of New York in, 1897. He Uvea at Esopus, near Kingston, on the Hudson. He married Miss
Mary I Bchoonmaker early in his career and his family consists of one daughter.' who waa married to Rev.
Charles Mercer Hall of Kingston some year agox .".".'' . ''. ' -' '-. " '' '
OREGON DEMOCRATS IN
MONSTER RALLY JULY 22
Oregon Democrats will have a monster
ratification meeting and rally -In this
city on Friday evening... July' it. In
honor of the nominees for president and
vlce-preeldent. " t . -
This was decided upon at a meeting
of the, Multnomah Democratic club held
today.. Speakers prominent In all 'the
learned professions are coming from alt
parts o( the state and every Democrat
In the staje is to be invited to come and
aid In making the evening a success.
In addition to agreeing Jo -the rally.
the meeting drafted resolutions of con
gratulation and pledges of - support
which "were prepared by D. E. Hansy,
secretary of the dub., and telegraphed
to Alton O. Parker by C B. Will lama.
preoiderit of the club, . ' .
Close on the heels of the preparation
of theee congratulations came the word
to they club that Alex Sweek. chairman
of the Democratic etate committee, had
telegraphed Judge Parker, the nominee,
the congratulations of the-committee,
and the. pledge that the committee
would -work for the success of his can
didacy n the state and In the north
west. ' .
These congratulations but voiced the
feelings of the Democrats 'throughout
the city today over .the nomination of
Judge Parker for the presldenoy. -While
there was a division on the endorsing
of WUllam R. Hearst for the nomina
tion, and the majority of the- party -had
hoped fpr eome candidate other than
Judge Parker, new that Parker kaa the
nomination, all Democrats agreed ' to
turn In and work for him , .
I'nless plana are interfered with by
severe weather, the meeting and pa
red on the night of July 89 will as
the biggest event of the kind ever held
in the city or the aorthweM. tt Is the
plan of the club to have thoueands of
Democrats la the city, Democrats from
as far south ss Grants Psss and aa far
east as Baker Cltjr and. Pendleton-,,... I J
' ' 1 sa- i-. a, sawawawawawawiawawwsi jr
The list of speakers chosen for the
ratification meeting thla morning, end
whloh was nearly completed this morn
ing, includes the following -notable
;. Governor Chamberlain, T. V. Hoi man.
C. E. 8. .Wood. Thomaa CDea, John A,
Jeffries of Salem; W. P. Butcher of Ba
ker City;. Thomas H. Crawford of Union;
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IS THB newspaper for you to
- read. Its special' leased ,t
wire service carries all the
' news end ita local columns; are .;
' bright and - newsy as always. '
Rev. rrsncts fc. Clark, founder
of the Christian Endeavor so
i elety continues hla aeries on ,
his Australian tour; the rise
and progress erXhe - Cape to i
Cairo road Is Interestingly ,
described; Maurice - Maeter :
'--j llnck and ell the famous writ- -
ere who contribute to The
- - Journal . preeent their newest
ideas. .... ,
FIVE CENTS SAVED
By Net Buywe; Ik Journal
Is FiVe Cents Wasteo!
Judge Alfre.1 8. Bennett of The Dalies;
Robert O. Smith of Grants Pass: Sam
White of Baker City; J. D. Matlock of
Eugene; Dr. Walter 8. Hamilton of
Roseburg; John II. Smith of Astoria;
W. B. Dlllard of 8L Helens: W. R. Bll
yeu of Albany: William R. King of On
tario;) Judge William Galloway, circuit
Judge of the Third Judicial district.
McMInnville; William H. Holmes. Sa
lem; Peter DArcy, Salem; M. A. Miller,
Lebanon; Robert A. Miller, Oregon City;
WlUUm F. MoFadden of CorvaUls. and
John Manning, district attorney-elect. ,
NUDE BODY FOUND
FLOATING IN RIVER
(9p4al ' Dtaeatrh te The JeeraaL)
New York, July . The nude body
of' a woman- waa-found Boating in the
Hat liver at the foot of Pacific atreet,
Brooklyn. this morning.. The corpse
was horribly mutilated. - The opinion
prevails that a murder has been com
mitted. Both leg were cut oft at the
knee, and both hands are missing. The
skull is also badly crushed. A bend
waa . tied about one of the legs -above
the knee, ,
- -- io,ooe wob:
' (Special tHapeeca te The JoeraaL) . ,
.Vienna, July . - Ten thoueand work
men In the Gallciaa- oil - flelda have
struck 'for -an -eight-hour day. - Oil In
enormous quantities is running. , to
'- (Rpeetal Dfceatrtl to The Journal.)
Grangeville, Idaho, July t. The resi
dence of Mrs. Sophia Reck was gutted
by lire thla morning. The cause is un
known, ' -...'
Littleton of New York Makes Stirring
.Nominating Speech in Bringing Par
: ker's Name Before Convention.
Hearst : Ably Represented :.; by Ddmas of San
r Frandsco Olney, : Miles; Wall and Wmiam-':
' flwul Ink, I
. St. lioula. Mo., July 9. Seldom in the
history of any gathering has there been
a series of more remarkable speeches
than those, which .were delivered last
night, Interest centered particularly
on the effort of Martin W. Littleton of
New ' York, Senator Carmaok of Ten
nessee and William J endings Bryan of
Littleton placed . the ' name - of .Judge
Parker before the convention,' and, . In
part, said: t
"Mr. Chairman and gentlemen of the
convention- We do not -expect here that
stupid peace which smells of chloro
form. -We-do not wish that unetlous
unanimity which aprlngs from the un
convicting emotions of a solitary man.
Ws would not. have .our harmony In a
single harness. We, too, love the stir
Of, a strenuous life, but we believe In
equal strenuousness for all and special
strenuousness for none. We do not de
rive our power from the- seas of. the
mighty,', but from the souls of ths
humble.-: We do' not ask ' for- Inane
agreement springing from faithless fire,
but rather outbursts of dissension issu
ing' from robust freedom.- We-are not
in executive session but rather In com
mittee of the whole. We were- cent
here by the people to.ejelert- a eandl-
daterwerwere not Tnrercbyihe
didate to notify the people,
--"Our-adveraarloe, by dwelling tenderly
on the simplicity of the lamented He
Ktnley. managed to endure for three
daya the strenuosity of Roosevelt. But.
recounting In affectionate terms the
achievements of the one they evoked an
enthusiasm which "they. Immediately
credited to the other.- Through the tears
shed 'for the noble -dead they saw a
larger outline bf the living. -
nrlvaa lv lilh . ' '
"Driven by lash and lured by luck they
called . on all the sacred . dust to keep
their, spirits up. Bet to run for three
full days ths pendulum petered out, the
hands stuck fast, and Only a strenuous
shake could make the wheels go around.
Spiritless in the sullen task, they worked
up hill against the grain and gravity of
the hour,. Without the.' master which
they..bed learned to love, they lingered
listless under the whip of one whom
they have learned to fear. -
' "Stripped of premeditated pomp and
shorn of soothing phrase, the occasion
meant no more nor leas than an era of
boots and spurs. Tsks away the tribute
to the dead, and all that is left Is-a
horsemen on the slopss of San Juan.
Remove the revered black that tells of
nation's grief, and underneath is. a
khaki uniform. Withhold the record
made by hands and hearts nbw still and
all that la left la usurpation's bold ac
count. Pull off the mask that wears the
kindly amlle of peaoe and see the grim
and firm-set teeth of war.
It waa the change from sure and cer
tain ways to the shifting, eddying cur
rents of the wild unknown.
It was a leap in the darkness of Re
publican eclipse and four years hence
will find them vainly looking for thel
light, it marks the place where a party
rich in yeara of service forsook the
beaten path and went on a winding way
of untraveled roads. It marka ths gap
between the era of the conservative and
the radical. It looks new. because they
do not ace where the old force ends and
the new begins.
An Bver Widening Spaa,
. "But as they drive away to sea the
ever-widening span tw4xt craft and land
will sst many . a lifeboat toward the
shore. There Is much talk of twisting
tendons In the ray of life; of running
MOTHER AGED 80
PROUD OF BOY
, (Special Phi patch h The JoeraaL).
' ' Derby, Conn, July I. r Whan the news
of Parker's nomination was brought- to
the mother of the nominee today, tears
of pride welled 'to her eyes. She said:
I had hoped. If hla nomination would
be the best thing, for the party .that he
would be . nominated, and now If his
election will be the best thing for the
country I . sincerely hope he - will be
elected." ' .,.. t ,
She said that Judge Parker was a
personal friend of President RooaevelvJ
and within a year or two had made him
a visit at hla Oyster Bsy horns. Mrs.
Psrker is 10 years old and lives with
her granddaughter, Mrs. HalL
Wilmington. Del- Jury . Fudse
George Grey Is pleased with the nomina
tion of Judge Parker for president.
"The nomination, 'said Judas Gray
today, "Is one with -which every Demo
crat should 'feel satlefled.' It Is safe.
hopeful and In line with the best-traditions
of the party. I had the pleasure
of meeting Juriite Parker on a steamer
hlle coming from Kurnpe In ISft and
the lmprelon he left on me wae very
pleasant that of a Quiet,- dignified,
brainy n in," . .
Jj.'. . The flral-act.
out of breath' toward the open grave. '
The -old and honored way is still the
best; be not so strsnuous as to strain '
yourself, nor yet so simple ss to fall
asleep. - There Is much said by those
who sit on cushioned chairs, about cow "
arda and weaklings in the nation's life.
The sun-burnt farmer -is just as, brave .
as the star-crowned soldier. The. man
of national peace is a hero a hundred '
tlmea to where- the man of artificial war
la a hero Once. -
"Somehow of! late the atmosphere of ,
our national life la filled with a spray
of blood; somehow the march of prog
ress sounds of hammered steel; some
how, although the sunlight of peace
IS all about us-ffthere is now and then -the
gleam of bayoneta In Its radiant ..
Are end a flash of swords in its- silver
beams; somehow, although the eonati- '
tutlon Is still lh force, there Is a sense
of falling power and growing disrespect
which maltesius feel that the -venerable
Old man, so to speak, is halt and blind
with the years and burdens m the stren
uous household Of his grandchildren.-
"Somehow at times there runs a sort
of shock right down to the founda
tions of this- republlo,- which makes the .
structqre tremble, end sll ths country
pauses and listens and than returns te
work.! - --. ' i ' - '
Somehow, although the future wei-
can-Tcomea r uinraee sir with a warieorrnnii
antnehow. althnarah you cannot put your
finger on" the cause, there Is a univerimr
fear; the - mother watching while her
children sleep, nods and then she hears
ths bugle call, the tramp of foes, and. ;.
staring Into the darkness of a dream,
abe aeea the "rigid upturned face."
. Toller Baa Uouste.
" "The' toiler., turning .all his tlms and
sinew to gain that which others get,
begins to doubt that the government la '
Just . The man of millions who puts .
It out In the currents of tide and aeea
the peril of this doubt and the govern
ment's compromises wtth both, begins
to feel that it la better hoarded than
employed. The north and south, each
wearing scare that- tell of war. almost
forgiven and forgotten, feel the fear
again that a problem jwhlch only "time
can settle right will be forced upon
them wrong. Behind these fears and
doubts and startling dreams and vari
ous misgivings Is many a hidden cause.
But over them Is one at least revealed.
For Lincoln aald In the sadneaa of his
great soul. wlth malice toward none,
with charity for all. wtth faith In the
right as God gives us the wisdom to see
it.' And Roosevelt said. In. the . glory
of his self -contemplation, tread softly,
and carry a big stick.'"
The sneaker then reviewed party dis
sensions and asserted that New Tork
came bearing the olive branch of peace,
after which he turned directly to Par
ker's political and private record, char
acterising him as a msn of stainless
character and sterling ability.
In the following words he placed the
New Torker in nomination:
UtUaSon's - Peroratiaa. --
"With theee as some of the claims up
on. tout conscience and Judgment, New .
Tork comes to you flushed with hope
and pride. We appeal to every Demo
crat from everywhere to forget the blt,
ter warfare of the past; forgst ths
strife and anger of the older Other daysr
abandon all the grudge - and rancor of
party discontent and. recalling the ever
Increasing pride and triumph of our la !
years of constitutional government of
liberty and peace here and now reeolve
to make the future record that reeplead-'
eat reach of time in which liberty and
(Continued on Page Seven.)
of Judge Harmon od arriving at his of
flee thla morning wss to send the fol
lowing congratulatory message to Judge
"May you add to the honor Just done
you the distinction of, leading a united
party to enduring success."
Bussards Bay, July !"ormer Prest
dent Cleveland learned the particulars
of the nomination thla morning at the
residence of the actor Joe Jefferson.
Later ha Issued thla statement: "I are
In absolute Ignorance of the action of
the St. Louis convention except thai 1
know It baa nominated Parker. With
thla result I am abundantly gratified
and hope the remainder of the- work of
the convention wtll lead to as sncourag.
Ing prospects of Democratic success,"
"Oysfer;Bsy. July t. PreMdnt Rooee.
velt received the news of Parker's nom
ination early this morning by telethons
from his office. What comment, rr anv.
was made by the pTUint la nt
known. At the eierutlve olTVe It l be.
lleved that the convention will name an
Indiana man for vl'-prmi.l-r.t.
Milwaukee. July I". '
morning teleeratihed ni
to Jml I'urkrr, t.r'j' I in