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WILSOX, X. C, JULY 30, 1896.
1 XJXBER 31
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BI1YAN AND WATSON
The Populists' Choice for Presi
dent and Vice President.
B2YAFS DEGLHTATIOIT IG170KED.
IN these clays of keen and constant
competition the path to prosperity
must be cut out by the blade of common
sense, as applied to the act of buyino-.
To underbuy is our constant effort,
And to undersell is our settled
TO ALL who appreciate the winning combination of LOW
i PRICES for LETTER GOODS, we offer our
..Drives in Notions:....
HF.iU: ARE SOME (.):" THEM.
We know that we underbought on tliese and are underseliiiii'
:h rs. Don't buy till you see the in. Prices start at j.yc.
!::: that qinlily would be cheap at joc fully as good values
:;i iv ! YYT Lrrades.
Rilbons! Ribbons !
THAT MUST CLAIM YOUR ATTKXTiOX.
Always remember that a piece of Ribbon at the
s.iiTie price as we ask is not the same Ribbon.
rK chum to give you belter values than others at same
i. I est us and be convinced.
m hm daliYary I one price to all telle ilia tale.
Chairman Allen Kefused to Permit the
Heading of a Telegram from the Presi
dential Candidate to Democratic Chair
man Jones Senator Putler Chairman of
the Populist National Committee Sen
ators ISutler and Allen Presided Over
the Populist Convention Sewall or
Watson 31 ay "Withdraw.
St. Louts. July 27. "William Jennings
Bryan, of Nebraska, who was nominated
by the Democratic national convention at
Chicago a fortnight ago. was on Saturday
made the standard bearer of the Populist
party by a vote of 1.012 to :i21. The Dem
ocratic candidate was nominated in the
face of hi-; own protest in the shape of a
a telegram directing the withdrawal of
his name, sent, to Senator Jones after
Sewall. his running ma?e,had been ditched
for the vice presidential nomination and
Thomas E. "Watson, of Georgia, had be -;i
named for second place on the ticket. It
was also made in the tveth of an opposi
tion so bitter that after the convention ad
journed some of the radicals held a
The last se-sioti of the convention, which
lasted from i :::o in the morning until al
most a o'clock in the afternoon, was
marked by scenes of turbulence and noi-y
excitement which several times bordere.l
on actual riot, and whieh almost precipi
tated personal collisions. One lid liaht
did occur, a Bhode Inland deY-.rate was
ejected and a West Virginia delegate. i:t
llamed by the action ( f th.e convention,
walked sullenly out of the hall. Th.e -torm
center, as on the three previous days, wa
in the Tex::- delegation.
tlonal eomm.'ttee, and asked him as to the
truth of the statement. "This will not
be done," he replied. "Mr. Sew-Jl is
'he one man in the United States who
now has it in his power to completely
unify the silver forces and make victory
over the geld combiueabsolutely certain."
Till: DUAL CONVICTIONS.
li'.it the really lira mat'
e features of thi
1 A O ry l
9?pr of Q
wild --essien were enacted behind tly
scenes. Humors of wlu.t was gcaim- oti in
I C-r. X;is:i and Goldsboro Streets.
"nr. v:i.vi:;: con vkntion.
Xh" .,:,. ... ri. , . .. , ' Interior i loke smt! a remains in his
111 'i,,:onol P.r.van aiidexval Made , .
. , : determination i vote ior iirvan and .ev-
Iv .e'!aKiation. 1 n i .i . ' ,
, all, and I he o uest i. m at nice arisen whet h--r
,;.!.' 'Iu!-V :T!:; !':::l 1,11 -iP" lie can tints 'become an onea fe:ider of
" :v ",,!!Vi'I,:':',!" "'i;ch has hereto- ' the platform of the Democratic ju-rtr and
' ''ap'..d in killiiu: time I'.v : r.mialaa. liiesaber -.f Picyrde-.i; Cle-cfe'id's
rough io an iue at ; caliiiiet.
Senators Iiutler and Allen I'reside Over
the Populist Convention.
ST. I.o-'i.s, July 2.5. The Populist and
silver conventions were launched yester
day, but neither made much headway.
The program of the silver convention was
all arranged in advance. Ib included
simply the election of William P. St.
John, the New York hanker, as permana
nent chairman, the adoption of a hi to 1
platform, and the nomination of Bryan
uud Sewall, but thase in charge of it
'.: . r-rVst
in s te.o tiiial 0t obtainable, but the
m. f'iiaii-aa.n Sr. .John ; iaithoritv for sa, .:!:.: i
So nnswer io this oaeio'i
;Mid introduced the friemls have no i
lea ia it h
':'. wh m::.Ie the opening ;,.
1 ' "o:i'-luio;i of ; lie inv ca- 1
was called ui-ai for a 1
; , i . I , 1 i t I f , 1 . ,. '11 . .. I t . .
'!. :m saMi t 'au ttie
I i ro;:, -h a sat islVctoiy
'" w.'i'c ;i a more ; ha n kmc
will lead to his re.bmat urn.
Vanderldlt at I5?s : i a i;ir : iC.ue.i'
;i !!m! :':: 1 1 a I'-; W u at c!
m '4 W. Ye :u"vrb;b 's ya-a( "ronoue
i , . ' i .." wa-. ra o.i ua- v.cai, a. . e-.-
! i;!.'n" ,",,:!:",'!,:sri' ;i"u ;'"" V, rk bo: ; !.;aai-.r an 1 i-aiv -.-el '
' :' ' ' ; ' ! o-a-s t he m ; h ids ' j ,.,.. ru.,.- u; .:-v. .,, . ; .
lie lead the resolution 1 Zh. 'h v. tV I a V;'.V
"a'cd at tn- coaieren.v, ;s , , h... v,it!l,:(;.;..i ,,. ,;
. . ! le.Tilv, tnat he m;i;,i ; i;lv io -over
1 aat it is the .n.:. of thi , ' . ,
, 1 l"' i Irom nis rc-r-cnt aponlecia- s-:v'a-.
::;i'-ttee t n.-.t a tur.on of ail , .
- !'.."..,,. Jivstt rioas Tragedy of tb.e Oeean.
! iree --ilver !be. "c:ats. is : TT . x- k. , , .... ,
,i , .., , , ,- , , i II At.tF :,. N. July i he American
' o a (,e laiccfeil at once : . , , - , , ,, ... ., ,
. , c barkentitie Herbert l-ull 'r. whan -a-Mcd
' "i . I OC V 1 i I a II !'i V I or
TttOMAS K. WATSON".
the Winers re.'.chedi the delegates, bad thev
kr.ew nothing definitely, and to the very
deemed ?r good, policy to go -lowlv, in th
SKETCH OF THOMAS i:. WATSON.
The Nominee of the People's Party for
Tkomo.v. Ga.. July 2a. Thomas K.
"Watson, of this place, was born in Colum
bia county, Ga.. Sept. a. lsVi. He received
a common school education and was then
sent to Mener unive-dty at Macon. At
the end of the sophomore year he left col
lege for lack of fun Is and taught, school
two years. He read law for a few weeks
under Judge V. R. McLiws of Augusta,
Ga.. and was admitted to the bar. com
mencing the practice of the profession
here in November, lsT.
Mr. Watson was a member of tho
Georgia legislature in lv2 and InsS; was
a Democratic elector for the state at largo
in ls-ss. and besides the practice of law
has been and still is largely intere-ting in
carding. He was elected to the Fifty
second congress as a Democrat.
Mr. "Watson served but one term in con
gress, being succeeded in the Kifty-third
by James ('. C. Black, who was elected as
i a Democrat, receiving 17.772 against 12,::tt
I votes received by Mr. "Watson, who ran as
the candid ate -f i he People's party. Mr.
"Wat -on also ran as a Populist candidate
for the Fifty-fourth congress from the
same district, but was again defeated by
Till POPlMsT ri.ATFOUM.
For Free Silver, a Craduated Ineoine
Tax an. I Postal savings ISaiUis.
The platform of principles adopted by
the Pee. le's party convention is in sul
stance as follows :
The People's party, r.ss -rah'i-d ia national
convention, ra'tirais its adciaac. to theprm-ci-.Ii-s
dec-hired by the f irai lcrsof tin' r public,
and also to the futMauner.ta! pibiei !. s .i- ju.st
government, as ci-.aaciated ia ti:e pt.u form of
th" party in bs;!2. We ive.gnizo that throujta
the connivance of th' money owev cur liber
ties have been 'case!,- sr.rre!;lered 1 oar pub
lic servants to eorpoiale :n !:'.p.i. The in
ftuence of Euro .ecu moacy char.L'er.- has been
more potent in sa;:.;ing legi-Iaie-n
voice (Jf tiie A.a -ricaa p ..pi.. Ev.-i;
aacl 3:tr"?ia.--aav I,.", a u.s...l to c n eat our
legislet ares and defeat the will f the people,
and pi-it -raey has l,e,a -it!iror.c la;., a the
ruia.-t ,f (caaocre.-.-y. To r -store the '.rove: u-me-attnten.a.edby
th" f-.tle-is, and for lie- wel
fare lLn i pro-aerity of this an.,1 future .--..-r.cra-tio:s,
v.-.- d, ::,.euL ta- es. C ,y-AX ' f an
!i::cac.al .ysteai wai: h sa.l aaikea-
Jiiasti-rsot :ur o-.vn u?a:ri a-:d u.d- -nd.-nt f
Europ- -an e. .;u;-.l 'oy - a ajptioa cf t:;- f.l-lowin-i
We denuaid a aadoa d iii-.iH-y,:tf-'.tnd sMiad,
isue l by thr general government onljr, w.th
out tla- intervention rf hanks of issu..', to be a
full leeal teuder for all debts, piibiie k:id pri
vate, so tliat a just, eipukable and elMeicnt
means of di.stribition direct to the people and
through the lawful dis'ijur.-in o'ii crs cf the
gove;.a::;eiit i:.ay be j... c vide 'I.
V.'v' leaiand tne free aad unrestricted coin-a-"
of .-ilver and sroid at the rres- at lejrrd ratio
! of l'J t'" 1 with.nt waiting for th.? coas -nt ef
torevn ra.t : .as.
Trail spartatian b"inga means of exchange
and a publi? ue-.-essit y, the prvernmeiit should
own and operate the railroads in the interest
of the people aud oti nonpartisan bc.-i tothe
end that all may !. a."a,rdd th -aaie treat
me-it in tran.-p-.Ttatio.s. and that the tvrannv
j-.v exereiscd lv tl'e itn at
l.cliet' that thev mirhr. b.v ivir.:i'!iinr in ; natl pelitical po'.ver re
ses-ioti. be ;;ide to e::crcise an influence in j ra5n',;iUl "irporauous wai.-.i nvult m theim
shaping thin-sin the Pot u list conven-! bany. at if not thed--;t ruet i-m, of tla p, Jita al
,t T , ' . , . rights aad pers-in.il lihert.es (.t ih " c!t;.cianiav
.i-ni. io ai,s end they appointed a com-! h.. destroyed. Such own -rship is to 1 , aom
inii tee of seven, aeaded by Judge Set, of j pushed gradually in a maaaer (::) --p with
C a.lifornia. to meet with a similar com-; -sound p-.ibbe p Oicy.
re.ittee from the Poiatlisfs for the purpose I The interest (-f the Initel Spates in theprd--of
reaching a- ennnnou plan of action. I hi:-divnys, built with i-ubiie ncei.-ys and the
The Pi.f.ulist. c,.nv(nti. wos eMlle.-l tn ! I-(ieeas ot ex.cn.sive -rams .,t ho. I o. th
order i iy Chairman Tu u he iieek. of the na-
' 1'acific re.ih.
, should n yer be a.i i:ated,
;V:,l,i ;u:, .,, io-.-, i...f -111.. : --'-"x-e-o..,, .s ...-a. ui gaarueu .-ai p-roier-x-.-.
I - v.e WI IV j U,r t . , v ,.. : v-,.;,'.,r,, ;lJ ,,.,,vi-'.. :i;v fl... l;o-
was nceompli,e.od, the day session lasting ! orgar.ixia; sa- ra-.lroa is. Ta "f .,re of
only an hour jual ;i h-tlf. anil the night! existing liens ,f tlie rai"l st;-t-- -,i th
session being prevented by lack of light, a ! roads ..houbi at ..;:.'i; f:-ll -.v d -fan: . : : the pay
end a mes-a-e l":o-a Mr. Ihvan. which! .. , ; l : " ' ' L . ' . " ,l : 1 .", ,. ' V "
, . , " , ,t ; , , ; Mo-rm humg i.e.sttv-ved the electric wires ia at ..e-j- iL.
might htive chan.rc l th.e result, was kept s - ... r,, . . ,u .. , , . a ; !;,- 1 a i ,
f , . . . ' I lea-.tilig to the conveutKm hall. After , '- ,s 1
, . l m - , . r T ... . .1 t . it u 1 1 hi. ' i:i t..e il. 1 1 .'. 101 Ilii i ail i.oai I ill !
General V, caver, m Iowa, th.e Popr:! :st , , v ... ,. , , . i
, t . " . 0 ', -, cone:ilio;i a'.l.iourued, and in iwentv
caiabdate lor ires.:ient m b-d2, pi.Mvd ..., . .', I
!,.,. , ...,,,,., ,, ,, a ( ., i . : ii I ' ' 11 - ' 1 1 1 - 1 ii:;m ;h i in oca
HMi..i in o . : ll . : l.l in, : i o l i ,i t u-IH,
' l ai !' uls : : -1 o;ir
:' their a-t '. d. i.--ed.
1 '.v t!
of Yirgini . v.ha was his ru nr.lr.g mate,
;;oy; raac a:: l hl I c r a.-uad s : r-. or.:
and o.jV;i-. ;a ,,,,.,.!.. ...i a :k
tai. repairs having been made. The only j ownc- -hie. .-aoaUho ai hd.ite.t.
?' fl-.,, a., ,- . a. ..,.. ,a.....;. v.. - a i :.-!. . , .i a
result of the day's work
:i a. o, li-ee stiver in Novem- . , . ,;(- . . ' ,
arrived n lianiax harcor vesterd. iv wit!"
,., ,,, .,)t.,i , ,r the bodies of three murdered peoale. Tlu
' '-dopt the t da i form was i , , .. ;. , . , . '
. tj -i-, i , - uaiance a loose v, no a-ti i.i.siuii utl III"
', l,nn;i'(, :Jl"-ri;,,';JJ.nl ; vessel were immediately arrested. The
,i:;i-;,1J;;V:;r;:1; 1: iMIk'a 1:1 ; murdered leorle are Gaptttin Nash, his
1 lie ' .!' blVIM
' 'i'as!:.!,, taov.'d that th-
j wtlcaud .--eeonal .Mate Jwa m i icrg. lhomas
eo to t.ae nominal ion ot 1 , ... ... .. ,. , . , . .
o mo ..ic i cats i a i sa . oaaeu l n
: :" it w
lie t.ris. ners will be sent to th'
Slc'ea Afro:' t'v i i ; i. ; t'-..
vessi i was oiKen cmirgeoi py I, it. .Mnn: i,
moved to make the nomination unani- .-V , iV ,V p . . . .T V " : " ;
... . , , . oi :,i;tnoti Butler, the voung .-outh Caro- he bi-.-i- i- g .-.at -d it a ane-:, t.s j ,--. . .1
molts. ( hairnian a hi.i hetd th motion , . - " , . u . j.-oi v. ... t, -,a . .,a - . r .
Una orator. t-r temporary chairman, his j a -a -a. . el ,.aa t ao .
was m order, and t rest until That motion , . , , , , . , ' e--i a -a be i -. i L (,r ir,r.... r, ,
, , , i nr. - I ea-ef ion !. e;ng opTi;ed bv the stratghtaeats I ' , , ; , i.n..... o ..
was decided (he call oi states lor nomma- , ,' , -,, r ,. ta ns w;. -n -. ;ed i-;r - t i -n'-at. end ' .a
, , , i r when it became known tliat Butler lav- v.., a ... .. .... . ... , Y '
thins, wha. ii was the oraer oi tue conven- . , , . -a.i-.- aot e.o. -at.-1 e-,.as ua-e-r tia.s ..
, , , , ored Bryan lor the resnlential nominee. 3n ,-
titi, couid not r-rocee,;. , , . . . I J1U-- L-
a ras-enger. wito is a
i o !,..
I:-i'.g;ed iy a Itaai-vay H'or-.--.
: v lihhosw i( A.y..!..,j uiy 27. Thrown
from a wa-.von b-y a runaway hofse.i nd ih.n
dragged for a block over the roitirh cob
ble s one p;tven:e:it, with his head strik-
, ' in-x the statics at every leap of ih-a horse.
.'' Lo.ds (.bil l oci;. ot Fast ibmn svick towti
1" t shin, race: viai i righ: ful 'i.iurles. "When
. . a .I- hi ;.i -.. . t t-,,-
ijo.o ital. Be
r.c-ia-.-d sliull and it
taken t ' the c. i
is sit vina frc;
is believed ids injurie; v.'ill iv -tilt fatally.
he a"!-i .-
n:; ioa.i t c- ei
'oa...,. , . !.;
' S'aiia Spends J.nvisVy lor V;ir Vessels.
dard : Ma;.:K'. July -7. It is stated that the
iven- ' r.,Vfrniecnt has paid th.e etiormous price
t!:o : i I I "-" ".Ii ' ! 'I ' 1 o !' C( t n-o u-.i V
... . 1 . (: . oo u e. ' v ........
' '"eld and how the d.-!e- : vost.s ivreuJly b.at'ilit at (Jenoa, while a
!-; ., ins t be tie- contract has just been given for two tor
", ' '" :n:n:t.ce, ia wh--e ! pedo boar de-troyers at .CCd.i-iM (S")0U.(i),
' the e lection f the j Vl hich was dearer than the tender of a
5 'iveiition. will meet ! iif-t lass K:iglih linn, on the ground of
7. The illiestion of 41,iirkfe vei-vice.
" s.ates win neuecmeti
' 'tamittee i-f five, which
'e'u the national comniit-l'-di
The rulir,'; ,-iimosr r-recipittited a riot,
ami there would probably have i:e:n seri
ous trouble had not t !v Bryan leaflet's
wisely concluded to a band, ei this pro
gram. But in doing so they opened the
llood gates, and for hours t he conven
tion was deluged with oratory. Almost
every sh.le and territory had its inning on
the plat form. Most of the speaker.; -e-onded
Bryan's nomination. About id'.y
secondinir spec: he-; ,ve:v mad a aitvl some
of them wciv both olooiieiit .and brilliant.
Vv'lien the ,, dl call w.-s m;;ieedir we.s
found that lb-yan had l.'Uvour of the l.-lo'l
vote-' in tlie eonvenihei. Fran!: .-. Xo"" in
of Chica ;-. wa- Fa- ...d.y other ce-idiae: .
Ignatius t' .unci! v. of iMin'i.-- ;.ad
ia de -trial many f e : . -.
with a southern man for vice president.
ST. Bol ts. July 2b Yesterday's ses
sions of the Populist convention were ex
tremely jr ratifying to the supporters of
Bryan, and the .men who favor a straight
out Populist ticket were correspondingly
.1 f 'CI.: . i f . i V
... t ...... ..... ..n.-.. v,! unoii.! - rriaseoi tn'Mnueae jat-rst l'ar a - -.vid'
tion of Senator Allen, of ,-bra-ka, as per- j made by th-pr; --at a-ba:ai-trat:- a a- e.raa
manent chairman of the convention and j sary ar.-l v.-ith-.nt authoi-itv af !a.v. ,a: i tl:-it
1 '..f. ...f- f ....... ;. .a i -)'. -rf. '.. .v' : -. a....i O.-
"VYV favor a s-p :a of
thro;: d. tli- iadaaiv- ;a-I i e;',-r. -adiaa, aa-i-proper
constitutional sa (' era. tads.
We demanl Tic -;-.-Ti ,;- ..f j i-'-i'l.-.a, v
rre-sident andt'ni'ed St. a a-- senators r y a i.
rect VOt" of 'he j). opc.
We den.,.uee C.v -al" of bonds n-. 1 .
ae signal celeat a the srraiiriitouf. or
"middle of the road" candidate. James F. (-f-';p'
ratnpi.ai. of abdne. by a v .te of 7oS to .'d. I . V7',d
inete was a wud dem ait r-' ion v the' .."': ..
e . : a i
a wild demou-d ra'io.n bv tlie
when t he r.-sp.lt was a ti
rctiTU ed. Mr. .Mien's shce-h
(ieiaaal C .;:
i tieaed the nominati u of Bey
alias the be-f mean - of se
i for P-riuli-t prinii ies. The
a ana .v ev- '
only other i
ti-,. ,i .-
a a '.-.' 1 1 .
r 1 1
1 , ; ,
i n-i com. ,
after Brv. a
me. and! th..
con yet; on.
As to Fi-
ire a!! is : e
.a-,: ., .
;AatI. s,!"th for Itryan.
'-v -a. Secretary of the
Tlie Steamer lieriuuda 'old.
Pni.LAi'Eiri:tA, July 27.-The steamer
Bermuda, which some months ago took
an expedition to Cuba, has been sold, John
D. Hart says, to Captain Charles H.
Brown, of London, for 45,000.
Upon want b. -is. is
upon. ' la-; a.-e ievan v.a.l
nominati a; is cat!v..s-ea. T
of the pdi;ieai -e!", .:. ;,a
tire iiiosi anxious f-.r a union
forces, can -am ;. .-,ir ,
di-awal of me of th,
tary with lav,:!.
is not ci at -ii
A rumor g .r out yesterday ti the effect
that the Populists would withdraw Wat
sou, their can-didiate for vice president-, if
Sew.Mll did Tin?" do ... A i..n...:i..i-.,ii.- , r.t
I was t
St. Loris. Julv 2:).-The de'a
! j.hiforui of p -;a !; 1 -s o,,m
j amy of tla- a
I v.d:;- h Y ea
j a an:. an. i -vo ;:
! m-a-al" .1 . . a S. Cox
i aaoiia : bv .. T. es d-. b-
i down. 1 Ym th - -.nv.-aY
Usual cm- j v..
garcs to th ' ; p o
vie: a. ! :'. '
j . , a
' '.a ." i
' " -er; T:r.:. ...,'Y
it me With- , (V .,,.;;, s
m aa c,:::-
... . . i,.
:r after th" s:i::
. ...l.p.g. bin the "add-lle i
n i : Y I Ye.-ie ; . !a-. . ;..! th
t :t ovt-r i;ve ii-airs oi th y(.
n in nominati.".:- -ae-ada-s. Uai a
: S.ittivr .-:' North Carolina, j Th t
-: F. Wa-s-.a of I h. .".- , ing a
;euatov Jones have taken this ! i'i ..''.,;,.,,"-:" ii...-.V7f V-; I sh-aad
; nieii v il
d in t:i
an, Y -
over. I -
ginia. Milan.; of Tennes-ee and Burkitt
of Missls-i- ; i were named, and Watson
was eh tscn on t he first ! -allot. At ! this
iiK,re.in.' the convention adj aarned until
- . , t, , , 1 : : iu o c:oe:;. i m-jus. ..!..., ; Ja cure
tlie Associated Press called on Senator T, . , . , I f.r.ce;' t)Osrt:" c 0-.-,'..,.
Marion C. Butler, chairman of the na- I'Umiture, all k:nds. M. T. Ycung'?. ! frte -:t Hargrave Y." ' " '
Musicians all over t!- v.c-rb'. r-- rr
losr.d Iapaujsc Cure. I: has
cured thousr-rv.Is, will cure vow Sold