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VOL. I.. NO. 17.
DEMONS ACCEPT PARKER
AND NAME EX-
Bombshell Thrown Into
. the Convention by,
HE DECLARES FOR GOLD
Tremendous Excitement Follows Dec
laratlon and Talk of New Nominee '
. b Plentiful, But FInat Decision
'. Is to' Accept His, Dictum. '
(Hearst BpeeUl Service by Leased Wire to
St Louis, Ma, July . Lata this at-
: tarnoon a massage wa received from
Judge Parker, the nomine' tor president
on the Demooratto ticket, which cre
ated a furious artrument when lis con
, tenta becama known. -
When the convention opened at :t0
O'clock tn message wa read.
It requeata that If the majority of
ina convention does not aanctlon hla
view that the sold standard plank has
been Irrevocably and firmly establlsned,
' th nomination for him will be declined
and another, person must be nominated
'.. In hi stand. . . : r . .- .
An exploding; bombshell thrown, by
an anarchist never stirred up greater
' excitement or aroused more amassment
, than was caused by Judga Parker's tel
egram Intimating that he would not ac
cent th Democratic nomination for prea.
ldent because of the absence of .a cold
plank In the platformr .
Wild with rage, scores of delegates?
' following; tha example of a few western
ers, tor their badge from their coats.
threw them on the floor of the -eonve-f-
uon nail eaa stampea upon tnem until
. words could relieve their .overmeaaure
Red faced with indignation;" Senator
"Ben" Tillman of South -Carolina, whose
II vote had eett given to Parker after
much log roiling, rushed over to David
B. Hill and shook his clenched right fist
rignt in the New Yorker face. .
"Why did you not teU us," demanded
the southerner, "you knew what Par
kers views were. Why did you let us
get Into this hole? This message la an
opprobrious and malicious Insult."
"The telegram has not been oorractly
. stated." replied Hill, wiping hi persplr-
Ing forehead nervously. "W wlu talk It
jpver." . ...... :. ' -
"Thi may spilt th party,'' returned
Senator TUlman In a loud vole, hi
anger causing him to forget that Just
abov his head, above the platform, a
dosen auditors war eagerly Listening to
his vry word. . "
V Bat Conference. 1
Willi th bombshell was tearing th
convention tnto group of delegate x-
aitedly discussing -th amaaing develop
: raenta. David B. Hill, followed by Wil
liam F. Bheehaa of New Tork, Senator
TUlman, 8enator Carmack of Tennessee,
to whom th telegram had com, aad a
half dosen other leaders among those
who had supported Parker, retreated
from th press of newspaper men and
' sought a quiet spoWor convention In
' th west end of th building.
Sergeant-at-Arm John I. Martin and
several assistants kept at a distance
the throng of spectator's: while from the
galleries thousands craned their necks
to notice the portenttous hobnobbing
of, the big men. Strang scenes . scenes
. that never . would have been predicted
' as among the possible, when the all
night session ended in broad daylight
by nominating Judge Parker for presi
dent, were taking place on th conven
tion floor .-.'
-Delegates who had supported Parker
from th first Joined- with thoee who
. had opposed him tn bitterest accusations
or lament over th predicament into
which th convention had been tossed
Nominating speeches for vlce-presf-dentlal
' candidates and " seconding ad
dresses followed rapidly, but the attert
" tton of th delegate wa elsewhere.
Eloquent oratlona that would have been
cheered until th rsfters shook had the
delegate been In the attentive . mood,
passed almost unnoticed.
"Hearst may be nominated yet."
shouted a Kansas delegate, as h rushed
(Continued on Pag 8tx.)
WALKS FROM BOAT
TO D E ATH I N -SLEEP
While walking In his. sleep Lew
Will la. a deckhand on the steamer
Charlea R. Spencer, stepped off ths side
of th vessel at an 'early hour yesterday
morning aa she lsy In the harbor at
. Th Dalle and was drowned. Although
th river, wa thoroughly dragged In
"Ihat Vlclfilty lh 6df had Tiotbeeir
covered up to the time that th steamer
left tor Portland.
Ne on witnessed th tragedy, but
his shipmates say there la no doubt that
' he was drowned. He retired early th
-vlM -befrethe aooldent The- buns,
he occupied was a sort of a hammock
arrangement and swung close to the
starboard wing aft. .It was Hot more
: than five feet from th water and It Is
ejinposed that th missing man arose tn
his sleep and stumbled out to his dath.
Watchman Kennedy say that Willis
was tn his bunk sa 1st sa 1 o'clock In
th morning, as he waa talking, with
htm at that time. Two hours later
he had occasion to address him again,
but received no response. An Investiga
tion showed that hla clothes war still
lying Just where he had left them when
Many - of the Democratic Leaders Regard the
Message as .Being Rather Late and Insist ;
Z That Another Candidate Be Nominated. :
(Special Dtspetck by Leased Wire to Tke Jearasiy
8 1 Lou la. July . Judge Parker's
messag on tha gold standard plank
proved a veritable bombshell to the
delegates. Some idea of thi may be
gained from th following Interviews:
M. F. Marphy, South Dakota delega
tion If Judge Parker does not agree
With th platform of his party let him
decline th nomination. South Dakota
refused to " support him for th vary
reason that hi views were unknown
and that some such condition as this
might arise, South Dakota Democrats
he disrobed. Every garment Was where
he had been accustomed to place It,
even his shoes standing at the foot of
the bed. Taking these things Into con
sideration Mr. Kennedy says there I no
doubt In his mind that th unfortunate
max arose in his sleep snd fell over
board, Kenned y - la also -of -the opinion
that th sleeper never woke after strik
ing th water. Had h don so th
watchman believe that he would hare
made om kind of noise, but he says
there was not a sound. II waa atand
ing io- tia4-4mmeUet- -vloinity. tnt fee
did not even hear . th rippling . of a
wave, which th drowning man must
have created a he sank beneath the
Willi had been, employed on the
Bpanoer sine she went into commission
about two months sgo. - Prior to that
he had worked on different bent plying
on th Willamette and Columbia river.
He waa about IT years t age and un
married. It Is believed that mv-eam
from Swttselland originally, but. he has
mad ..Portland hla bom for a "good
many years. II bag no relative her,,
, . ' -
PORTLAND, OREGON. SUNDAY MORNING,
atw a i uk
THE SPHINX . OF
'SM ESS AGE
will have nothing; to do wltn his cam
Senator James J. Jones of. Arkansas
It would be Impossible to eject Parker
even If hla remaining ; on th ticket
should , be a possibility. This con
vention , will never ' submit to th
adoption of a gold standard. Parker la
eliminated. The best thing w can Bo
now is to nominate Hearst. ' -
J.' O. Johnson of Kansas We cannot
change th platform even if Judge Par
ker demands it. Th only thing w
can do la change th candidate. , Th
logical, thing la to Dominate Hearst.
He baa accepted th platform and waa
th choice of th largest number of
delegates next "to Parker.
M. J. Caton, Buffalo, N. T. If Parker
ever had a chance of being elected It
Is gone now. It will be necessary for
Vft w4aw"4rg3sV"Wrfc'ttal f d tL
My first choice and th chotc , of a
great many of th delegates. Is Bryan,
but he absolutely refuses to allow his
nam to be considered. Next to Bryan
I would say nopilnat Hearst
-Urey Woodson of Kentucky W can't
chang th platform. W must get a
new candidate. I would not be sur
prised if it should be Hearst
C H. Mitchell of Chicago W can't
chang th platform. - It 1-' acceptable
to th Demoerat-a 4t U.-Ife, ohaag
nu uvva iuwiv iivHarr or me u le
ts t oris 1 assumption of Judge Parker,
th ctiang will' b In th candidate.
After thi action by Parker It will be
Impossible to elect htm.' If Hearst Will
secefcTHs- could- br nominal ed. Ha has
th best right to th nomination by rea
son of being . second In choice among
th candidates. ' Furthermore h haa al
ready declared hi satisfaction with the
platform and hla Intention to support
M. F. Dunlap of Illinois, th man who
nominated Parker, aald th reason he
had observed silence waa that he waa
not a dictator. Parker has already as
sumed a dictatorship. It shows that
Bryan waa right whan he ss id Parker
, Continued on Pag Tbree.
H. G. DAVIS FOR VICE-
ESOPUS '; WHO SPOKE A
Police Arrest Charles Donaldson, Aged
38, and Loolsa Hubert, 16 Years Old,
Who Eloped from Greenlake,
(Special Dispatch by leased Wire to The f ovrasf
Oakland, Cat, . July. j Charlea Don
aldson, who says he Is tl years old, and
Louisa Hubert, claiming to be it, but
apparently younger, were arrested last
night . by Policeman Shannon at the
Brunswick hotel, "where they have been
atopplng under th name of George Ed
wards and daughter, sine July S. Chief
Hodgkln Is . holding them pending the
receipt of advice from xtreenlake. Wash.,
from which place the pair, by their own
admlsalons, eloped several weeks ; ago.
Donaldson does not hesitate to say
that he haa left a wife and four chil
dren th Oreenlak. .
! Policeman Shannon observed th cou-
hour last night, acting In such a manl
ner that hia . suspicions were aroused.
Upon taking them Into cuatody he
learned that they had com to Oakland
at th Brunswick aa George Edwarda
and ' daughter. They occupied two
room en suite.
To Chief Hodgktns both mad a full
confession this morning. Donaldson
states that he resides at IIS Kaat Sixty-
sixth street Oreenlake. Wash. -
. Tell Sam Story.
t am married," he aald, "and have
four children. This young lady was
employed by m as bookkeeper in my,
paint buetweeav Sevrlweeka ago . I
made no my mind to evme to Califor
nia, and told her of my Intention. She
aald that she wished to go with me,
so I bought her a ticket and w cam
-Wa stopped it IhrComm
reisterlna aa . George r.dward - sna
daughter. W came to -Oakland. July
t, and went to the Brunawlck hotel."
Louisa Hubert a girl atlll In short
skirts, practically corro homed the
atory which Donaldaon told the police.
"I reside with my tepfather. Km II
Hubert, at sit Kast- SUty-seventh
street. Oreenlake, Ween. . My real
father la-EmU Kenard, who live at
I0& Oak atreet, Ecambla.-Mlch., I waa
employed by Mr. Donaldson aa book-
iContlnued on Pag Twe.J
JULY 10, 1804.
: PARTY TICKET
' : ... . .
Wires Convention That He Will Work for Demc
dratic Success -Great Enthusiasm Over Mes
sage Parker's Daughter Prostrated.
(Hearst SpeeUl Serrlce by tessed Wire to
St Louis. July I. Loyal support of
Judas Parker arid -the platform upon
which he atand wgg promised: byWtll
lam R. Hearst this sftejnoon In a tel
egram to th convention, which was
received with cheer from th floor and
a great demonstration In the galleries.
Chairman J.. P. Hopkins of the Illinois
delegation mounted his chair and after
securing the recognition of Chairman
Clark, said: .
"Mr. Chairman, and gentlemen of th
convention: I beg the Indulgence of the
convention for. a few moments and re
quest that Mr.- A. M. Lawrence, dele-gate-at-large
from Illinois, be permitted
to read a telegram which I am sure thi
convention- will be glad to hear.'
Realising at once that tha messag
Hearst the convention burst Into - a
round of applauae. Mr. Lawrence made
his way to th front of th platforrh and
read the following telegram:
To A. M. Lawrence; St Louis. Mo.
I Wish to thank my friends for their
unfaltering support I think I can best
express my appreciation of their loyalty
br continued devotion to tne principles
of the true Detnocracy for which we
have fought and by loyal support of the
man' chosen by the convention to lead
the 'Democratic party.-"v -:
"W. R. HEAR8T."
As th nam of Mr. Hearst waa read
there was a great outburst of applause.
many of th delegates springing to their
heads. The galleries took up the cheer
ing and for a few moments a repeti
tion of th record-breaking Hearst
demonstration "of last night's session
A few aharp strokes tf Chairman
Clark's gavel checked the cheering,
however, snd quiet was- restored sfter
a few minute. -. '
Th change -of entlment in Ihe con
vention toward Judge Psrker bss pros
trated hla daughter. Mrs. Charlea Mer
cer Hall, and Instead, of going to her
room during tb recess, sue spent tit
hour and a naif In th emergency hos
pital, attended by th chief medical. of
ficer. Dr. H. J. Schreck, Mr. Daniel
Manning jnd Mrs. Msry Phelps Mont
"Mrs. Hall la only wqart out from loss
of sleep and th heat.". Dr. Schreck de
clared. -"And you wilt se her In th
audience after a while. She simply
rested her Instead of going to her
hotel. Here she is now," tie concluded,
as Mrs. Hall cam out of th hospital
(Continued on Pag Three.)
. Th arly llf of Henry Oassaway
Davis, Democratic . nomine for vlc
president was spent In obscurity. He
wss born of humbl parentage at Bal
timore November It, lilt. He received
hi primary education at the country
schools but . was compelled to cess, his
educational pursuits when quit young
because of -the death of hla father. .
He began farm life and worked hla
way up to the superintendent of a
plantation. Tiring of that occupation
he determined to try railroading and be-
oared a. - position. as braawmsn. ita
rose to th position of condur-tor and
wa later made agent at th little sta
tion of Piedmont, W. Va., on the B, eV O.
railroad. He waa later a machinist and
a' leading collier. . He projected snd
carried to sucreas the West Virginia
Central A Pittsburg railroad of which
ha' la now firesldent. In recent years
hn rise has been rapid and substan
t i. .
i lie presidency of tjie West
If- rtuhnrg road he,
i i t e I'tcl-
CIRCULATION OF THE " ' IC OCA
JOURNAL YESTERDAY 13,00 U
PRtCE FIVE CENTS.
!(lf Gold Standard Is Right
Put in Cold Planks,".
Says Bryan. -
NEBRASKAN FOR PEACE
Davis of West Virginia Is Nominated
for Vice President Without ;-Scr. ;
i lous Opposition and Conven
(Hearst- special Servte br Leased-. Wire t -
V ,' (By X. M. Hamilton.).
St Louis. Mo July I. Well, her" ,
a stats of things! ' ' '
.Just as vw bad settled, down to th
notion that everything waa fixed and
that the platform and presidential can- ,
dldate had been fitted jon to th other.
all the peace waa shattered.
At Ust th sphinx of Eeopue spoke.
He declared himself a gold man, and
wanted th convention distinctly to un
derstand that h was. If th majority '
of th convention did not want him
under those, circumstances be would
not be th candidate. ... , . , ;
This word was sent ttf Wus-eyed
Billy Sheehan of New Tork.1'
. Sheehan told Mr. Campau of Michigan. '
Campau told Senator "Pitchfork- Tlllr .
man of South Carolina, TUlman tlrW
Int oa rag. He , spat ,expletives Uk
a dynamite factory... He declared , with
fire . In his eves .that Famer anouia not
c let at the' platform and that he was
,. vw Vork'a rrmtnt domlna-
tlon. ' ' '' ' ' . .".
Tillman tol Culberson oTxand
Cnlberson veered - like th bu of Ke
shan. ' Soon th new wa all over tne
hail. - '. ' -
Out came a local paper with scars
lines and the declaration that Parker
k a im4 ; Senator . Carmack of '
Tennessee that h would not run unless
s gold plank was Inserted In th plat
form. Th convention at one went into
a spssm. , '.
It hsd been carrying out tn per
functory work of nominating a vice-,
presidential candidate.- Many delegates
hait iienarted for their homfllt ..Room ..
et $2 a day mak quit an Incentive
to" early departure. - : rr-.
It was understood that ' anybody
Judge Parker wanted as .,.,;.. running,
. .i h. B,mt hv tha onnvantiiHU
Then cam th Perker petard. , .
Leaders Honplussed. . ' '
Th leaders of th Psrker fight wer
nonplussed. They did not know what to
make of It They gathered In a corner
and shook angry heads. Hill tried to
placate them but . th clouds did not '
leav their brows. - .,
Of a sudden Culberson of Texas got
on his chair and moved a recess until
vcnlng. - ' "
"W cannot nominate a vie presi
dential candidate until we know who
our presidential candldat Is to be." he -ripped
out snd ther J) a world of
weight and menace In his ton.
Thar waa sharp opposition to th
Culberson motion, but Chairman Champ
Clark, who did not- know what th
party was going to do about It wss
ss eager aa anybody to try to find
soms war out of th mass, so h de
clared the motion carried.
Then th Parker leaders wsnt into
conference at the Southern hotet Ther
was olsnty of angry talk and a general ,.
expression that Judge Parker had put
all th fat In th fir. At last it wa
agreed that th only thing to do wa
to apologia to the convention for the
judge' message and to send him a reply
saying that he waa tlU th nominee. .
But whll th leader, placated each
other, ther war a lot of talshty mad
man around th corridors. Sum tor
r thalr Parker hud flea, fluna- them n
th floor and stamped on them. Others
seemed stunned and did not know what
to 'da-or which way to turn. Many -
dlsgusted. V ' ,
"Well, w bought a pig In a poke and
It turna out to be a polecat,", rasped a
Texan... - :. .
.(Continued on Pag Six.)
81 AND WEALTHY
also at the head of th Davis' National
bank of Piedmont.
It wa after h 1 had achieved pro-nouncei-success
In the business . world
that he entered Into politics to any ex
tent He was made a member of th
house of delegates, of West VlrgtnU.
th first political position he ever held,
as early aa IMS. Tn l7- h
ststs senator, and was I'nlted States
senator from Virginia from 1J71
1(83. He -declined re-election. .
In the Democratic party of hi eieie
hs has been a leading figure for year.
In-tha-DamocraUa-. vaity of th
tion h ha bn rcsi"l a a mu
of broad intellect and wide Influence,
lie haa been honored In ninny wivs br
the ntlnl -party. He tss rwen
deleaste to "t." natlonol Jwsn-x-rarm
conventions and w " 'f .- m'--loan
uelealea to 11. e I b n- A m r i- n ' '
grass. He I at I ' ' f
tha I'nlted Ftte I
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