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VOL. XXI, NO. 50.
ASTORIA, OREGON, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 4, 1884.
W1IO IS IT TO BE?
Blaine, Arthur, Edmunds. (ireOiMU.
Chicago Eve of the convention.
John C. New is the chief functionary
of the convention here. He occupies
a cordial position toward all the
candidates and is a man of good ad
dress and common sense. I take the
liberty ef quoting him in a brief talk
I had with him yesterday, as nearly
as I can recellect:
"Why do you think Blaine not
liable to get tho nomination" I
"Because," said Mr. New, -his very
merits seem to be out of fashion this
year. All say he would make a bril
liant administration, and that's what
the business classes are afraid of.
The times are ticklish, and tho quiet
of Arthur's administration seems to
ba desired. I have no doubt myself
but that Blaine ha'' the heart of the
Republican party. Its rural popula
tion thinks more of him. There will
be some disappointment if ho is not
nominated, but Arthur holds the for
tunate position of one already in the
place, who will not require to make
any changes that will shake things
up". The country has fallen into ac
cord with his tone. 1 am not making
an argument for him, but only show
ing you why it looks to m like
THE ISDIAXA RIVALS.
"Mr. New, what is the extent of
this competition in Indiana between
Secretary Gresham and Senator Har
rison?' "Why, there's nothing there ex.
oept the natural ambition of two
prominent men and their supporters.
We have no divisions in Indiana.
Harrison was our candidate for gov
ernor and became our senator.
Gresham was tho United States judge
and had been an aspirant for the sen
ate. He has excellent qualities, but
he is an " imperious man. 1 will not
say that Harrison is one of the great
est men in the world, but he is a very
good lawyer and his qualities are
steady and lasting. Gresham is more
ambitious than Harrison. His am
bition is of a more decided sort, and
his wanner type starts it up at un
ruly times. Either man would have
the support of the state, solidly, if it
became at all clear that either could
get the presidential nomination. If
outside delegates como to Indiana
and say, 4Wo will go for Gresham,' or
if we saw the tide turning towards
Harrison, not a voice would be lifted
against either man getting the vot
of the state."
A DIVIDED DELEGATION.
"How does the delegation stand?"
"It stands twenty-three votas for
Harrison out of thirty. Whatever
you may here to the contrary, that is
the fact The first choico for an
Indiana man in that delegation sIicrs
Harrison altogether in the lead."
"How does the delegation from In
"It is divided up between Arthur,
Blaine, John Sherman, General Sher
man, Logan and others. I think
General Sherman has two votes in
"What do you think about the
time the convention will stay here?''
I have an idea that it will nomi
nate on Thursday, and if there is no
nomination on the fourth ballot, I
think we shall stay hero at least till
Saturday. If it becomes apparent
that neither Arthur nor Blame can
be nominated, and that Arthur will
not transfer his vote to anybodj,
then you may look out for a long
convention and a good many ballots."
"Do you think Lincoln's name is as
prominent as it was?" 9
"No, I think there never was much
in it. Outside sentiment toward the
young man is all correct enough, but
when you come down to putting be
fore the people a ruler you must take
high experienoe of some kind. A
man must have been in tho senate, a
governor, a general, or something,
and have shown other qualities than
a pleasant business capacity. Tho
contest is to be a very hard one."
"You are not then prepared to say
that any man is sure cf tho nomina
"No; I have thought it leaned to
ward Arthur. That is merely my
opinion. I have supposed that Blaine,
with a very large popular and party
support, would start off well and per--Tiaps
fall finally. It may bo a new
"quantity and a good many people
think it will bo some third person."
VIEWS OF BLAINE'S MANAGERS.
I was in the Blaine headquarters
yesterday, which are kept by three
territorial men Stephen Elkius, for
merly of New Mexico; Tom Donald
son, formerly an officer of Idaho, and
Mr. Keats. Elkins is a western boy,
. who went to New Mexico and engag
ed in business and politics, and when
he came to congress Blaine treated
him very kindly, and Elkins has al
ways stood by him. They have had
no business relations. Mr. Elkins
told me that Blaine would begin with
about 330 votes and Arthur with per
haps 280 votes. Figuring on this, I
found that he admitted about 213
votes to be independent or doubtful.
Now, making allowances for the votes
that Blaine will lose after a ballot or
two, I think it probable that there
may be 250 independent votes in this
convention, and if they can be organ
ized against Arthur, as they arc al
ready against Blaine.they may decide
the day. There is a slight probabil
ity that when the break comes a large
vote will go to Blaine. But it seems
more probable that Blaine will first
be beaten by Arthur and the infle
pendents together, and then the ques
tion is whether Arthur is aho to be
slaughtered for somebody else. On
'this I will quote Mr. Elkins, who said
to me: "I do not underestimate the
strength of President Arthur. He is
a very prominent candidate, with the
patronage of the government and
nearly the solid south, and with the
-? Democratic cities of the north in the
Bepublican minority represented
here. Mr. Blaine represents the open
districts, where the generous Bepub
lican vote is given. If this is to be
a party convention, he will get the
nomination, in my judgment."
akyvxksxTS of the independents.
2sT&e eaatern wing of the indepen-
deals," continued Mr. Elkins, "is go
ing over to Arthur almost solid.
Bristow's speech put them there.
The western wing of the indepen
dents those west of the Alleghany
mountains I think, will mostly come
to Blaine. They know perfectly well
that their people want them to
I said: "Mr. Elkins,I had supposed
it looked brightest for Blaine until
"Oh," said Elkins, "I know that
there is a game going on here, first to
frighten tho Blaine men and then get
into their plaoe, and after that to
butcher Arthur. I think that these
gentlemen, if they desire to see a
.Republican president, had better
somewhat consult the will of tho
people, it is to be no easy victory
with Samuol J. Tilden and $2,000,000
in the field. You know how powerful
he has been in New York in tho past,
and the financial conditions there are
very much as they were when he was
elected governor in 1874."
THE TOPGLAR XEADER.
'Do vou expect him to be nominat
ed, Mr. Elkins ?"
'I think he is sure to bo nominat
ed," Mr. Elkins continued. These
gentlemen who expect to have better
results in government by forcing into
the presidency some man without a
great popular following should look
at the result of four years ago. Three
strong inen came beforo the conven
tion, and then, as now, Blaine had
the popular support. Sherman was
backed by the administration and
tho army." They were determined to
kill Blaine, as they are now. In his
place they got a president, gentle
and excollent enough, yet not tho
man they expected, and I attribute
the tragedy to the terrible quarrel in
the senate, and the disruption of the
Bepublican party for a time in many
of tho states to "nothing but that in
terjection of a person not designated
for the place. It produced that dis
turbance in political things that the
advent of some new animal would in
the social world. All things had to
violently reshapo themselves to him
and we had confusion unparalleled,
and out of it has come this candidate
for president, Mr. Arthur. For my
self, I am quite tired of coming to
these conventions to see dark horses
like Haves and Garfield brought for
ward. The convention system, it it
grows to be a recording of the draw
ing of lotteries, instead of a popular
expression, will fall into disfavor and
leave the selection of our presidents
to a much less safe system."
OIIKSITAM AND IIAERISON.
"Mr. Elkins, what is there in this
'Why," said he, both Gresham
and Harrison have got tho presiden
tial bee in their bonnets. Gresham
has got it bad, and has been working
amongst his Indiana friends to bo
supported here. If he has written a
letter saying that his friends must
not put him forward, but support
Arthur, then he has been found out"
"Well," said I, "how are you to
meet tho argument thoy are putting
out that Blaine cannot carrv New
"Wc are going to meet it from New
York itself. Here will come our del
egates from Now York, about half the
whole delegation, representing all the
strong Bepublican districts. Thoy
will say to these gentlemen: 'There
is no flinching about us. Blaine is
the only man who can carry Now
York. Your man Arthur cannot do
Said I, "Now tell me what you real
"Why, my friend," said Mr. Elkins,
following mo into the hall, "if I did
not think Blaine's-chances were first
olass for this nomination I would pull
him out this very day."
This morning I encountered Mr.
Elkins and Mr. Donaldson, the Blaine
managers, on the ground again, when
they were fresh out of their bods.
Elkins said to me, with a very bright
face: "This thing is all right. All our
advices are promising bettor and bet
ter. I think that you can depend
upon it that Blaine is going through
this time. I took out of my pooket
and showed Mr. Donaldson, who was
standing by, the following estimates,
which I said had been given to me by
a nowspaper man as President Ar
thur's own tallv of tho vote on the
first ballet: Elaine, 351; Arthur, 297;
Logan, G9; Edmunds, 80; Sherman, 21;
Lincoln, 11; in tho field, 17. The
president said.that on tho second bal
lot 100 votas would como over to him,
giving him nearly 380, not enough to
nominate him. His idea is that his
vote will go on increasing, and on one
of the following ballots he will get
the nomination. Mr. Donaldson, in
reply to that, said: "Wo count for
Blaine only 841 votes on the first bal
lot That we are positively sure of,
leaving out Virginia, but Mr. Arthur
counts too surely on his southern
votes. Ho thinks he has all the votes
of Georgia, where wo know wo have
three forBlaincHe will have four from
Mississippi and four from North Car
olina. Virginia has a contest and wo
shall certainly get a portion there."
"Yes," said Mr. Elkins, "tho only
point with the office-holders, of whom
thero are a hundred from tho south
in this convention, -is about their
bread and butter. The moment they
seo the vote begins to waver and go
to Blaine thoy will shoot"
NO DANGER OF BEING TURNED OUT.
"But," said I, "cannot Arthur turn
them out in the remaining months of
his term if they disappoint him?"
"Oh, no; there the civil service
rules come in. Ho would have to
send tho namo of each of those men
to the senate to turn them out The
fear of theso office-holders is of not
being in favor of tho candidate who
is to get the nomination and who will
dispenso the offices for four years
Said I, "Is there any corruption
fund here, Mr. Donaldsonf '
"No. At the last convention there
was a largo pile of money. This year
the rich men are out of the way.
Mortou, who was bled so badly, is in
France and many of them have
burst up. There will be no money
used this time, and it is a better con
vention than the last and it has a com
paratively small portion of men who
were in the convention of 1SS0 and
were brought over to Grant and Sher
man between the two torces of money
and Sherman's appointments in the
south. That is another element of
weakness this vear for the adminis
tration." GOOD NEWd.
'T.- nn apf nnv better adices
from the wavering states, like Michi
gan and Minnesota?' .
"Yes. we get good news fiom Michi
ganthat our men aro going to stick
for Blaine. I will tell you another
thing that may interest jou, and if
vou will come" up stairs I will givo
you tho dispatch. I was wired this
forenoon from New York that when
tho Union League committee counted
noses they found a majority of it for
JBlaine, and, therefore, they are not
going to come. It was aesigneu to
serve Arthur's purposes, but failed of
that object again. I have a telegram
that they are having the hardest time
in tho world to get enough business
men to make up that committee de
signed to come here and work for
Arthur. A good many of the busi
ness men there ara afraid to turn their
backs on New York lest they might
Mr. Donaldson hero remarked: "A
very important man for you to see is
William O. Cooper of Ohio, a member
of the national committee. Ho is
here, nnd hns told us if Arthur is
nominated he cannot be relied upon;
that in the couulies of Ashtabula,
Jefferson, WTarreu, etc., the opposition
to him in tho presidential campaign
will Jose us tne state, we asKcn air.
doonflr if ho wniihl rjiv that, nnd he
said that ho meant to say just that
thing that nobody but Blaine would
insure the state in a presidential
Mr. Elkins added: "New York will
come forward with the same testi
mony. Our delegation from there is
larger than wo expected and no Blaine
man in it is wavering a bit"
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