Velasco Daily Times (Velasco, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 90, Ed. 1 Sunday, March 20, 1892 Page: 1 of 4
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Deep Water a Faot—Not a Promise.
VELASCO, TEXAS, SUNDAY MORNING, MARCH 20, 1892.
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A WESTERN MAN
THE BRIGHT PRESIDENTIAL OOTLOOK IN THAT
HILL AND CLEVELAND RUNNING
NECK AND NECK.
A Table Based Upon Carefnl Calcula-
tion and Talks with Leaders
From 111 Sections on the
New York, March? -The Her-
ald prints a table purporting to
show how, as between Cleveland,
Hill and some Western man, the
delegates in the Democratic na-
tional convention will vote. The
estimates are by Thomas Alvord,
jr., the Washington correspondent
of the paper, who says of.it:
This table has been carefully
and accurately prepared. it is
supplemented by interviews with
well posted Democrats from each
of the states and territories, on
whose judgment the expressed
probability as to how the delegates
will vote is based. There has
been no guess work, every figure
in this statement being sustained
by competent authority.
Here is presented the table.
Scan the columns closely and it
will prove a valuable factor in
getting up the November slate:
THK PRO MAULE VOVE.
PERRY & NORTHRUP,
OLDEST REAL ESTATE MEN
AT THE MOUTH OF THE BRAZOS RIVER.
Kir Ten choice 10 acre tracts one-half mile from Velasco, for
fruits and vegetables. Soil rich, mellow, sandy loam, at $f>0 per acre
one-third cash, balance one and two years.
F 5 2 si
Alabama . 22
Arkansas .... 1(.
California . ...... is
New Hampshire S
New Jersey- 20
New York.' 72
North Carolina 22
North Dakota 6
Ohio 4 i
South Carolina 1H
South Dakota . s
Tennessee . 24
West Virginia 12
Wyoming.. . t>
Indian Territory 2
New Mexico 2
District of Columbia.... 2
900 28." 2<V> 3.W
tíOODipi? (Ts rOcF/IRLyip BROS, Publishers.
"States with favorite sons—Illinois will cast 48
votes for Gen. I'almer, I..diana30 for Gov. Oray,
Iowa 26 for Gov. Boies, Kentuekv 2(1 for < x-
Speaker Carlisle. Maryland 16 Tor Senator (lor
man, Michigan 2H for Don Dickinson, and Penn-
sylvania 64 for Gov Pattison. After these earn
plimeutary votes, all of the States mentioned,
except Mai y land and Pennsylvania, desire tlmt
their delegations support a Western man, pro-
viding, of course, that the favorite «un shows
no sign of gaining strength. Pennsylvania'!,
big vote will then go to Hill, as will Maryland's
sixteen delegates This has all been allowed
for in the table.
While Hill cannot count abso-
solutely on the electoral vote of
the great pivotal state, New York,
nor upon Pennsylvania, he can
count upon the electoral vote of
a far greater number of states
states where the Democratic sen-
timent predominates. Hill is
stronger than Cleveland.
But the real choice of the Dem-
ocracy is shown in sixteen states,
where the Democrats say: "A
plague upon both. We are for a
These states are: Arkansas,
Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, loWa,
Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Mis-
souri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada,
North Carolina, North Dakota,
Tennessee and Wyoming. Six
are in the South and ten in the
West. Eight are Democratic and
eight are Republican. Their 300
delegates, standing solid for a
Western man, and representing
over one-third of the convention
against the other two-thirds, hope-
lessly divided, will probably have
a great effect in shaping the con-
It will be noticed that three
States have been passed over.
They are Alabama. Louisiana and
Oregon. Their delegations are, it
is said, likely to be divided be-
tween Cleveland and Hill, and
therefore they are thrown out of
the analysis just given.
The sentiments are strong for a
Western candidate, and the possi-
bilities in that direction are
worthy of note. It is significant
that the West has so far presented
four candidates—Gov. Boies of
Iowa, Gen. I'almer of Illinois,
Gov. Gray of Indiana, and Don M.
Dickinson of Michigan.
The strongest of these are Boies
and Palmer, and, of the two, Boies
seems to have the lead. Not only
is Gov. Boies the choice of the
Iowa Democrats, but he will have
also the Missouri and Nebraska
delegations at the start. It is evi-
dent from the interviews that
others of the Western states will
naturally incline to Boies, not
only because he is a Western man,
but on account of bin fVee silver
affiliations. Palmer, oli the other
hand, has openly declared against
the free coinage of silver, and the
effect of this will be used greatly
to neutralize his chances. Mr.
Boies' position on the silver ques-
tion makes him an available can-
didate in such of the Southern
states as believe in the free and
unlimited coinagc of sileer.
Representative Butler of Iowa
presumably reflected the senti-
ment of most of the free silver
men when instating his preference
for Gov. Boles he said: "We do
not ask that our President shall
be a champion of free silver, but
we want to feel that lie will not
veto a free silver bill if both
houses of congress pass one."
THE SENATORIAL RAGE.
CIIIl/rON'N WITHDRAWAL IIETKKM.
IN El) UPON.
Some of Ills Friends Wish llliu to
In the Kaee and (Jo to the
Austin, Tex., March 18 The
senatorial race is settled. There
is no longer a shadow of a doubt
of Mill election, and the proceed-
ings next Thursday will be a mere
formality. As already announced
in the Post, it was decided some
days ago to withdraw Senator
Chilton, aud it is probable that
delay in the announcement lias
! been due to the wishes of the
¡Culberson managers. They de-
sire to find out how much of Chil-
ton's strength would go to Cul-
berson, and finding that it could
not be controled the latter's with-
drawal was announced last night.
Some of the Chilton men are in
favor of his remaining in the race
to the end, though openly conced-
iui5 that his chances are hopeless.
They want him to stay through
the fight and then go to the peo-
ple during th e campaign. They
argue that he has equities which
might prevail with the people.
Others of his friends want him to
stay in the fight in order to get
Mills' friends on record on the sil-
ver question. The fact is, Chilton
men are tryinfc hard.
. , ... It may be inferred from thin,
whose delegations will support i therefore, that while Gov. Boies
him in the convention, than can occupies a conservative position
the ex-President. This is what on this question, he would prove
friends of the Senator have been an acceptable candidate to the
... advocates of the free silver policy,
claiming, but the figures huve . , ... . . . ..r 1 f.
, , „ A free ticket in the West would
never been set forth before. They 8eem to be Boies of Iowa and Rus-
show unmistakably that in the sell of Massachusetts.
Alrln and Velasco.
Mr. A. S. Mercer, of Cheyenne,
Wyoming, editor of the Northwest-
ern Stock Journal, was in Alvin
Wednesday. Mr. Mercer also
represents the Cheyenne Cham-
ber of Commerce and had attended
the cattle men's convention at Ft.
Worth, afterwards going to Velas-
co with the delegates to inspect
the new sea port. He was shown
the farms of G. II. Cook, Prof.
Shirley and others and was de-
lighted with this country.
In conversation with the Sun
reporter Mr. Mescer gave some
valuable opinions as to the Aiture
of the coast country. He said:
"Velasco han deep water, cer-
tainly and permanently, and it is
bound to make of it a great city.
With in a few months the town
will have two more lines of rail-
road. That the M.K. &T. will
build there is certain. When
that road extends its line to Ve-
lasco the. Santa Fe will then be
compeled to do tin; same for the
M. K. & T. is its strongest compe-
tition for the northern trade.
The Houston branch will then be
extended from Alvin to Velasco.
All this will come about as the
natural and inevitable result of
the present condition of affairs.
This county has a glorious out-
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