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iSEAU-WEEKLY SECTIONS j
TUESDAY AND FRIDAY. &
vor 4aNo. c
SALEM, OREGON, FRIDAY, MARCH 30, 1900.
SECOND SECTION EIGHT TAGES
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riorm, of Wed.
8r., of iuytoa: I
J'lirh; Jlenry Kerne,
Hloui ; I-oC J- IVnrec. of Hlein.
I ! -NT J l.E Jofcn Uiiiotti of Rlcr:i.
HnKi!ip Chis. A. Mnrjir, of Salem,
firnjc W. W. 1111, ot ViOlbnrn.
lir.t ii.:i;i 3. It. liolnud, of Jeffcrion.
nr;ii -A.L. lowniu,of Sblimity.
n t harks Jenbke, of BuUcrillo,
M p.rnvon-R. i;, IK rrickf Jr., cf Sfcm.
i-i fi iis. EMirsT r f ky- K. T. Moorc, es
Ci!Hli;iiitR-I. C. Ki-clhin, of Sidney.
rKyKKrlr. I. K. Ijnej tf Sulcuu
The Mart' u -o'.uiij: Ritiilican nm
v piuu was ci.tiiunnl in rt.Kttlur.
cvubl .csiu at Keck!'?., upcra 'house' in
t!i: ci'y -yvici'diy. ! '
Tie r;nvir.t in was calicd to or!er
y i'lis retiring! county cl'.airman, K. J.
1 U i.!ri ks .! tlx city.. ho anno'nci-l
that! the firt frdcr of business wjnttl
!c iliu tk-rtioii .of a lcm;orary chair
.nyK. (knend V. II. (VeU (S;Kmu
N'.. .?) n.i!:ic 5 Hon. Win. VVaMo an.l
Hi oh nto!iiit i i
G Irv.'iis)' the nrtiunatin were closed
;inili the nom-nptir.n.madc 1f acclama
tion. C. 1. l.i.vhop (Saknr N'n. J)
liamrtl F. A. Tuir.cr (Saltni No. 3). as
u ir,orary m crctary, an 1" lie was the
mvir'TiioMV choice of the convctuion.
1 ihju;j J'onI (Sak-nT, N'o, j) suggested
a ;i'tirjoriry fit.itani:: secretary, and
I. ;W. M.it:lnw (iin'ewood) named
Fi.-"'. Davty. -The finct t'.int Mr. Davcy
Av. s rot a kl(jtrato caused sonic iitc.
t:oia a to hi thijilwlity lor the ji'acc,
1':t the convc!ito!i Seennd that qnali
fica'tion ffr the '-:.i:lon immaterial and
M-.- !ivry ya i'n.inimoii-ly c!ectcd.
1,'jion titc inofi.inj of the' . chairman.
rcHVtively, ' the cjonimittces hat z
1ar Ih'ow. Cliairnian NVal.lo narjict!
t i.'ow uifi c omiiiiitccr,:
t cr:; Icntir iR, M. Croian
f Silent No. ".?. I'rc! HurM VSonth Sa
! tti, H. I). Mount (Silveriori), Henry
i;1tMi f" Atms illc i, John S. Richie
si-otis Mti;5.)i . j . '.
On rkr-'-of 1Mirtc.-?hn Kn:.i?it
t - rth F.. W. Water? (Siicm
'Xk f ). Cha. IHartnran Scoits
Harry L. G:ll (Wooccurn), W. L.
Simcral Maclcay). -
Apportionment of delegates to state
and congressional conventions. Jorhn
H. McXary (Salem No. 2). G. W
Jones (North Salem), A. A. Lee (Sa
lem No. 4). John Murray (Buttevilfe),
J. T. Jones (Jtffer.-on. i
On. resolutions. W. II. Odellf: (Sa
km No. 3, W. S. Hurst (Aurora )i J.
J. Murphy, (Salem No. 2), M. W. Ilnnt
( Salem No. 2, H. A. Keene jr.,
(Armsville). , f
On permanent organization Tilnjion
Ford (Sate m No. 3), J; B. Looiney
(Jefferson), C M. La Fore (Salem
No. 2. ';-- '
Following' the naming lof the com
niiuecs, adjournment was taken until
1 o'clock. , '
. Afternoon Session.
The convention -va called to order
promptly at 1 o'clock by Chairman
Waldo. Dnring the noon recess, vol
unteers i'roni aionn the delegates, un
ler the direction A Finley Terrine, had
very tastefid'y deeoratetl the stage
platform wi;h two magnificent flags.
The report 0 the committee' on cre
dential was read anl adopted. The
committee reported no contests in any
of the districts and with the exception
of a few proxies, the delegations from
the thirty-jiine precinct were seated in
the convention as the lists appeared in
the State-tran yesterday morning.
Con?iniftte otf permanent organiza
tion rccomiiieirdcd that tenTporary or
ganisation be made permanent, arrd the
report was adopted.
trairman Waldo briefly thanked tire
von c mion" or th honor, it 1vd con
t'.rred uj'ioq him. He lcc!:iiied to. make
.-ny ;cecii. explaining "that there woukl
c plenty talking 4eiiore the conven
tion ended. In concluding his remarks
the. chairman's assurance that he "would
attempt to discharge the ulutie of the
ofticc a innartial!y as he could under
the .circumstances," provoked consider
Tiie cortvention adopted the follow-
McKinky Mitchell i ing. report of the commitiee iu order
1 Fkriion of delegates to 'congres
J Flection of delegates to sta,te
.1 Kkction of five representatives.;
4 Countv judge.
4 Sheritr. -. '
5 C'oi'-ny clerk.
7 County treasurer,
! County assessor.
10 Cot'tuy school snperintendent.s
11 -County com'nii-sior.er. I
12 Conty coroner.
'I.? Fltcticu c! justices of the peace.
14 Flection of constables.
-lection of road simervtsors.
of precinct committec-
17 Flection chairman county central
Committee on -apportionment of del
egates to s;atc and district conventions
submitted a report and the same was
adopted. The . ioiiowing apportion-
! ! MEN'S AND BOYS'
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I SPRING CLOTHING
Our lines nrtf full now.You'll find extra good values all through.
Nice line of Children s suinnicr wash suits just in.
; We have the hes assortment of
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KtUe ili.if eo lift- t ver Imd. You ran find almost anvthiuir you
want in our shoo slock. If you u?o tahleU we can supply you. l.est
values in the city. New line of nun's guimnur under car just right
f-.f u-irin wp'aflifr fpfi-our Move line if vou wear irlovcs. We
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have bargain for you. '
The Ne w York Racket
Salem's One Price -CVsh Store. That Means Low Prices.
SPECIAL AT 32.35
Vi T a ei davs only. Call at once as we only have few pairs of a size.
M en's Tan Diueher Cut. reduced from ?.V5. r ' '
.Men's l"alcm Leather Dress Shoe, reduced irn W-SO.
Men s Viti Kid. Heavy Sole, Kid Lined and Tip. reduced .from S.tSn.
Men's Vife Kid Heavy Sole, Extension -Edge, Calf Lined, rediccd from
Men?s5Vik Kid Plain Broad Toe, Kid Lined, Hcary Sole, reduced from
Mcn V'itU CaU. GWyear Welt Latest shape, reduced front $3.50.
Men s FuH Stock Calf. Goodvear Welt. Beacon Toe. reduced frwn 53.50.
Men's lit:! Stock" Call. Goodvear Welt. Boston Toe .reduced frarn $.150.
.Men's Full Stock Calf, Goodyear Welt, Cambridge Toe, reduced tromr
$.t-5Q- :; 1 ': . , . , .. "'. .';
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94 STATE STREET,
tnenl, giving one delegate lor every
twelve delegates in the county: conven
tion, was made: " i
Ercitcnbash, Elkhorn, Horcb, Me
hama, 1 delegate. . -'
Stay ton and Sublimity 1.
Macieay and Aumsville, 1. .
Howell and North Silverton, I.
Silverton and South Silverton, 1.
Jefferson and Sidney, 1.
: HulAard aivl Gervais, 1.
Butteville aid Aurora, 1.
Scotts Mi;i$ 'Monitor and St. Pan!, 1.
Marion and Turner, r.
"Salem No. 4 and Yew. Park. 2.
Prospect and South Sa'em, 1.
Salem No. 3, i..
Salem No. 2, Champoeg and Mount
Salem No. 1 and Fairfield, 1.
North Salem and Silver Falls, i.
East Salem and Brooks, 1.
"Wc further recommend that one
delegate-at-large tq each of sai1 con
ventions be selected from the body of
this convention, and we recommend J.
J. Mrrphy es delegate to the district
convention,' an I Titiri'on Ford ai dele-gate-to-thg
tat- .-etrrentJon.'' ; 'N
L. P. Alj'rkh. of Silverton, was
jnJc second assistant secretary.
A recess of ten minutes was taken
to enable the delegations to select
their state and district delegates.
Delegates to congressional conven
tion, were sekctnl as follow:
Delegate at large. J.' J. unhv; W.
S. Hurst. J .D. Simmons. T. C.i Smith,
L.J. Adams, N. W. Silver. J. T. J on is.
W. J. Irwin. George P. Hughes. Joh.i
Knip.ht. A. S. Aiiterson, Lot f l'iarce,
J. E. Zeigler. J. N. Smith. J. H. M-?-Narv.
Win. Armstrong, 11. H. llnmph
rev, T. B. Jom. A. Gesner, W. T.
W hitlock, T. B. Patton, C. W.-Ytlur.g-gren.
The following delegates .to ; .the 'sute
convention were named:
Delegate at large. Tilnron Ford: F.
A. M. Ct.ne. J. L. Cook. Willard Mar
tin. F. A. Turner, F. 'M. La Fore. T.
K. Hrbbar l, S. H. Russell, 'R. O. Don
ak'son. Claud Catch, Waller Low, G.
W. Jop.es. F. G. e.y, F. W. Waters.
W. J. Clarke. A. L. Shreve. II. J.
Workman.. E. M. Croisan, John A.
Shaw. F. L. Pound, C. W. Siege, S.,
A. 'Hughes. '
When the reading of the Ii-t of dele
gates was finished. Tilnion f'ord offer
ed a motion that the 'Marion county
congressional delegation be instructed
to use every honorable means to secure,
t'he nomination of. Claud Gatch at the
con'gres.-ional convention -for congress
man lor the first district, and the mo
tion prevailed by a unanimous vote
amid great enthusiasm. (Mr. Gatch
was called for and in a s happy speech
expressed his appreciation of the con-si-!eration
that had been shown him.
He said it was ri secondary corisidera-'
fioti whc.her he met victory or defeat
at t'he bauds of the McMinnvilie con--ventton
it was suflkient to know that
he had the regard and respect of his
home people. He said he was in favor
of protecting American labor and
American industry and was a firm be
liever in the gold standard. .He 'believed-that
where the flag goes, Ameri
can institutions and character go with
it. Favored, unlimited; trade with
Pvcrto Rico as against commercial
ism. " Above all he was art American
and an expansionist. -but Vtot an imper
ialist. He pledged the convention
that, if honored with the nom;na:on
and election, he would face every i.s-uc
fairly and souarely. At. the close of his
remarks, Mr. 'Catch was given 'an ova
The next order of business was the
nomination of candidates 'for legisla
tive honors, five to be selected. In
the course or fifteen minutes, seventeen
candidates had been placed in noni
inntion. Nominating speeches, were
very brief as a. rule, although some very
creditable presentation speeches. were
The following names, were presented
before the convention: General W.
H.'-Oc'ci:, of Salem. 'by Win. Arm
strong; Lot L. Pearcc. of Salem, by
Finley C. Perrine: Frank Dave v. of
S.i'cru, by D. C. Thorns: D. W. Matlh
ws, of Salem, ity G: 'W. Jones; J. F.
Gorfde, .-of Salem, by ; J. N.
Smith, of Salem, ixy R. E. Moorcs.
ecor.dcd by Herman Sehellberg; Cap
tain J. M. Poortr.an. of Vo;o-Tburrju by
(). S. Porncroy. seconded by C. P.
Bishop; Hertry Keene of Stayton. 1y
A. L. Siireve: Chas. D, Hartman. of
Scotts M'li. bv J. S. Richie; Hon. W.
Waldo, of Salem, by W. L. Sinicral:
Abi'cr Lewis, of Shaw, hy ; G-
r. Rodger, of Salenu by W. A.
Moore-s: Geo. P. Hughes,' of Salem, by
F. T. VVrightman; M. F. Pogr.e.' of
Srrm. by M. W. Hunt: A. M. La
FoKttt. of I'.rooks; E. H. Flagg. of S.-i-1cm.
and McKinley 'Mitchell, of Ger
Five ttllers were named as f.ulkrw-:
C. I McNVy. H. P. Humi!irey. Chas
Harding, Frank Shafer, and E. M. La
The manner of proceeding wi ll the
election of the five representatives was
t!t :enuined by a rrrotion offered by M.
W. Hunt to the effect that the five can
didates receiving the " highest nufwoer
of votes on the first ballot, providing
the vote was a majority of the conven
tion, be occiarcd elected. The motion
prevailed by a unanimous vote.)
The result of . the first vote wai as
follows: ' ' ,
. . r 94
. .J. 04
. . . . 45
.. . .''. 107
nanxrs" vuhdrarwn: IcKinJcy Mitch-d
eu, v. 11. taeil, Atncr lewis and U.
W. Mattthews. l,n the' initial ballot,
which required 13) votes tor an elec
tion,; II. Ai Keene, of Stayton, lacked
but a single vote ot election, receiving
Hie secpid ballot resulted as fol-lc-s:
, . . 148
. . 15?
Davcy. . . ... .
Gdode ... .
Smith...- .. ... .
Keene. . . ...
Hartman..;. .. ..
Rodgers. ... ......
Hughes. .... ...
Pouite. . . ' . .. .
The result of. the second ballot com
pleted the legislative ticket, the remain
ing four ; . nominees beeing: L. L.
Pearce, of Salem: Dr. J. N. Smith, of
S?.!i-:n: Herr'y Keene. of Stayton. and
Chas. D. Hartman. of Scotts, Mills.
Nominations 'for county judge .were
declared in order an I a .ha"f dozen
names were icsenled before the con
veiyiot: as follows: S. A. Riggs, of
S.-!em. by C. P. Bishop: W. M. Bush
ey, of Bu-itiubusli. by W. T. Whitlock;
F. T. Judl. of Aumsviile. by C. W.
';ia N ': W. C. lltsbbard. of Salem.
!V J. S. Graham.' seconded by A. L.
S!irec. of Stavton; J. M. Watson, of
Turner. Lv Dr. SiV. C. Smith: J., H.
ScoU, f . Sakm.r by A. W. Prcscott.
In this iiistHPce ...i!:e uomin-iling speech
es were brief atjfd" to the jint, each
speaker plca.ling an economical and
siti.f.factory adnnr tration of the af
fait of the eoitniy bT "ch respective
ctnlidatc it honored wijth the nomina
tion'aud an election. .
It required three, ballots lo determine
the party's candidate for this place, re
s;''fifTg in the sekc!ion of John H. Scott
one of Salem's bright young menvbers
.ol the legal prijftssKHjy At tne c!o
ot the first liatiot. the
scenes seldom, seen "in; a county conven
tion, hath Delegates broke looe in
cheer after cheer lojr fheir respective
candidate and Chairpian Waldo could
scarcely restore ordef. The fourth and
deciding ballot was. taken with the fol
lowing result: Murphy 134. Wain 120,
blank 2. t The announcement of the
result provoked a prolonged and deaf
ening demonstratioa. Friends of the
s-iccessful candidate got upon their
chairs, threw fheir hats into the air
and jelled themselves hoarse. Cries
of "hurrah for thej soldier newninee"
were heard abovcjtbe great turmoil.
Amid great confusipn, the convention
at 7 o'clock took an adjournment for
one hour. ;j
Chairman Waldo (rapped the conven-
Thc selection ' off a man for county
assessor precipitate! a lively content.
Five candidates were named for the
place iz: Fred J. IRice, of Howell, by
M. S. Durbin; H. ;S. Belle, of Salem,
by Sco?tk Taylor; Clias. . LemJK'ke. ot
Butteville; H. C. Porer of Aumsville,
by F. L. Pound: D. D. Coffe.f , of Sa
lem, by F. p; Perrine;-' ; f, , ,.
In the firti ballot Rice led with 88
votes but this was followed by a veri
toSie landslide in favor of Charles
Letrtlkke, the successful Butteville
farmer, who received the nomination
on the third ballot receiving a total
of 1S6 votes . agaiiist 71 for Rice and
one blank. lnasahuch as 25S votes
had leen cast. Wing, two in excess of
mimber of delegates comprising the
convention, - a question was raised as.
Watson. . .
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Odclt... ... ... ...
Pcarce. .. . .. . ..
D.ivey ... ... ...
Matthews... ... ... .
Smith... ... ... ...
Poor man . . . ; . .
Keene. ... ... ...
Hartman... ... ... -
Lewis. . . ... ...
Rodger... ... ... ..
I -a FoSIctt .........
Flagg. ... ... ... ... .
Ilugitcs... ... .. ....... 4-2
Pojruc... ... ... ... ... ... 12
Captain J. M.Poorman. ck Wfw?d
burn. ' having received the ban-lsiotne
vote of 185. was declared one ot the
nominees of the convention fi.nl the del
egates prepared for a second ballot.
When the first ballot bad been counted
the following candidates ordered their
Mr. Sco:t .rcsliondl to the re.ipes,t
f'r a speech and prom'icd that in event
of his election he. would give an honest
and. economical sadmini.-.iraiorr of tlie
affairs of -the ci-rinty. "He declared
that In belonged to no clique or ring
?nd -t'hat nobody had any strings on
At this juncture, a box of oranges,
I. -er.ted to the convention by the leg
islative .caudtdaUs, - arrived 'and were
lli-tribi:lecl among the delegates, who
greatly rcl.isluuL.thc luscious fruit.
The contest for the nomination of
sheriff, was one of the closest and most
exciting ever witnessed at a county
convention in Marion county. It re
ipnrc l four bailtots to determine the
nominee and the; balloting was attend
ed by scenes of great "confusion. Three
candidates were .named for the place.
The nunc 'of A. T. Wain, one of Marion
county's W'St popular yoi'tig Repub
licans, was presented by W. T. Grim.
In an able speee'b. J. l. Farly placed
the name of W.. A. Taylor before the
en vention. Dp. T. C Smith, in a
patriotic sprcch, named C. A. Murphy
a;. a deserving candidate for the nom
in.ijtion. The fust bal!jit rcsnl ted: Wain 115.
Taylor 5.. Murphy yj. The result of
the second ballot, "was: Wain 12.5. Tay
lor 35. Mutpl'y 'oo. following the an
iioUnccmeiH of vfhieh 'Mr. Taylor with
drew his name.;' Pandemonium- then
prevailed and cries of "Wain" and
"Murphy" rent the air. Tickets were
prc4arcd for another ballot, which was
attended by cjuite an unusual result.
There were only 24S votes cast, of
which Miirphy received 124. exactly
fifty cr cent of the otal Vote, and only
one s-hprt of receiving the nomination.
Whin received 1 18 votes and there were
6 blanks. The announcement that
thire was no election was followed by
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tioh to order promptly at 8 o'clock. .
'Flic first oreler oi business was the
nopiination of a - capilidate for county
cleSik. Captain ).i M. Pesorman. of
sVboeMjurn, nominated ,W. .W. Hal!,
tbej -present incumbent. Ujwn motion
of ;II..D. Patton thd no!iiinatir;ns were
declared closed andj'Mr. Hall was le
clared the unaiimiotjis choice of the
convention. Being called. Mr." Hall
brieily addressed the convention.
S. T. Johnson, of Jefferson, placed
before the convention the name of J..
II., Roland. Mari-'nT county's present
tTiCtent rccorcicr, a;a candidate to:
noimi nation,, and upon
declared the choice of the cMivention.
His popularity was--evidenced, by the
;(rtat api'dai'se that followed the action
oijthc conventicrv. ;
; Like action was tken in the matter
of; selecting a candidate for county
frtjaswrcr. 'Adam' Btjirns, of Sublimity,
presented the name jf A. Lc Downing,
tht present capable Land justly popular
oc.cupant of that' office. The nomina
tion ;was made unanimous and was at
tended by generous japplause.
to the validity of j: the nomination of
Mr. Leinlbckc. . Any irregularity ' that
existetV in this connection biwever.
was removed by Mr, Rice, wlu was
successful in a motion that - Mr.
Lcmfbcke bei declared the unanimous
choice "f the convention. -The name
of J. W. Hbbrt, j the -present incuni
hent, was not 'pre-seiited. The names
f Porter and Coffey were withdrawn,
'before I he third ballot was taken.
The result by bajluts was as follows:
.''"- J '-.. 1st "2d Ad
... .? 124. irv,
J lobart . .
lh Bi Herriek, had no opposilioji for
the nomination of county-surveyor and
was .renominated iy acclamation.
" Tie .names of four, prominent edu
cators jwerc presented for -the nrptjn-.
K Continued. ion. Page 8.) -
Spain Granted the Release of Reconcentrados Two Years Aqo Today.
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the mart or woman -who said will surc
lv gct (he worst of it when Mi .search of
Good Values at Right Prices. Our ads
;re ah irwlex o our store, of what we
have and .what we are doing.
READ OUR ADS
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they'll prove to be worth your while, sooner or later, in dollars; and cents,,
our ads arc not sensational bin are always instructive and full oi good things.;
itjyou are thinking of buying a Spring
Siiit we ask you to caf!l and inspect our
New Line of TayW-Wade Soils
oiir lines are direct from ". the founder
of; fashion and oar priices are extremely
Hw. -; - - j "'i " i
; Qaality Tells Price Sells
tliis irresistible combination of merit
aild worth will be found in our SUIT
DEPARTMENT. ' r
niade from the fabrksi of'lested worth.
H the contrasy desigjis prescribed by
fashion of Spring wear, very large line
j&st received. . 1 .
) Seasonable furnishings
in the latest fa4s. Dr. Dcimc.rs Linen
mesh underwear, new line jiist received.
We will give the World away Jane
UtnJ Get a cocpon with each
50c cash purchase.
JOS. iMEVERS & SONS
Salem's Greatest Store
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