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V~ LXIV- N° 21,040.
JAPANESE MOVE NORTH,
OKI'S ARMY ADVANCING.
Russians Expect Attack on Two
Sides at Kai-Chou.
Dispatches received in St. Petersburg show
that th<- .Japanese were continuing their ad
vance north from the Liao-Tung Peninsula.
General Oku occupied Senuehen, and a de
tachment of General Kuroki's army moved
out of Yen.
At the Russian headquarters at Liao-Yang
it is believed that the Japanese intend to at
tack either Kai-Chou or Ta-tche-Kao, between
Kai-Choti and Hai-Cheng, from two sides.
Che-Foo has news of a Japanese naval
reronnoissance at Port Arthur and apparently
of a land attack on the fortress at about the
gam*" lime.
OKU OCCUPIES PASSES.
"Russian* Retreat from Senuehen
Before His Army.
St. Petersburg. June 23.— The general staff has
received the following dispatch from Lieutenant
General Sakharoff, under date of June -'2:
At >> o'clock on the morning of June 121 the
Japanese vanguard resumed its advance against
our uutpssts, four miles gouth of Senuehen.
The outposts retired Flowly toward tSenuchen
and further on In trie direction of Kal-Chau.
At noor. a Japanese column, consisting of nine.
«ju*<lrons of cavalry, a battery of artillery and
a considerable number of Infantry, was observed
advancing in the direction of Penuchen. Other
strong columns of the enemy appeared, and th*
Japanese occupied Senuehen toward evening
with over a division of Infantry, a brigade of
eavairy and thirty-two guns.
According to information received from our
6ecMt« and inhabitants, the enemy, over a di
vifion strong, is concentrated southward of
Chaps n Pass, near <'hai:g--Tla-Tlen and Ixmsr-
Tia-TiT The Japanese did not advance beyond
Chapan f'.i^s in the direction of Tanchi. and the
enemy, on th» morning of the 21id, had not oc
cupied the pass between Paitsiapei and Pan
chin.B;n' > . an the Slu-Yen-I<iao-Tung road. No
new movement ha* been noticed there.
Our scouts report that a large detachment of
si: arms advanced! from Flu-Yen to Karanza
or the momlssf, of June '22. A battalion of th?
enemy, taking advantage of a thick fog, tried
to surprise ur vanguard t:*«r V'sndlapudse. on
the ; . ; -Hai-Cheng road. The movement
was discovered in time, and the Japanese re
ceived volleys from five companies of Russians.
The enemy retired with same losses toward Kiu-
Ten. One EUuslan sharpshooter v. as wounded.
The Japanese occupied Yafangtien. on th->
nißin rmd t« Liao-Yang. on th* evening of
Jun« IS. 'th a bHtiaiir.n of Infantry and s
squadron of cavalry. A detsvebemenl of th»»
•am* strength occupied chanlinju. In the valley
of the Esim River, seven miles north of Peng-
Wt ig-< "heng.
eror Nicholas h?_s received the foUowtasj
c •! from '"Jen^ral KuTOpatkln under tiate
I
A fy|imf— army i* gradually advancing
nonhwanl. General ski's advance from
Rin-Ten has been suspended, evidently to trffect
an alignment of the two armies. The ptrength
Ol ih-- enemy's vanguard is approximately it
division and several squadrons of cavalry, and
,v, gjy-Vfn force consists of nine squadrons.
hit.vciV-4 by ;< strong column of Infantry
Toward th« south.
The enemy* position on June 19 and June -\
«"*:-:i<>d rttMn seven miles south of Bemushen.
nlorijr a Hue from the sea to the, mountainous
and difficult district east of the railway.
The enemy's advance line? are being strongly
h^!d by <a\olry and a screen of Infantry. The
pfisse? hr.d deflJci :ri th* 5 mountains east of the
railway are aiso vigilantly guarded.
a movement of strong Japanese mounted
patrol* artth lr.fantr - supports was noted on
Jur* 2<> Eron S in the afternoon onward, we
had ao (asses In the Brine which ensued, while
th* fanaaese had several killed and wounded.
>ji increase in the Japanese forces lia* been
rntir-eri eouih of Vandiapudse and near the
visages f ,f Mnn^iapudre. Takziapudze and Kha
kahei. Keinforcements ire also reaching the
Japanese at the furthest point of the road be
tr««n Blu-Yen and Tan^hivla Palahankw and
Einkhotan.
Th*' Japanese are erecting field fortifications
on the road from Biu-Ten to Kal-Chou. The
BBcmr*a not posts have occopled the pas? be
twe^n Pangrabei and Pal-Chang on the north
ern road, nine a!;d a half miles east of Biakbotan
an i !hr- "'h.ipan Pass, eeven and a half miles
couth of akhotao.
On fane 19 two Cossacks were wounded by
Chinese ruffians.
The Japanese nave fortified Kuan-Dian-Sian.
mouiitii.g eiphteen guns with a strong screen.
Th» enerr-y has occupied the village of Saper
hai. tner.ty-five mile? northeast of Sumagu, and
1« firmly Intrenched.
The expectation of a great battle has been
ir.'*];«ified by General Kuroptakli.'fl speech to
General Stakell.^rg's corps on Monday at Kai-
Chn-j, ■ ben the commander in chief said that he
■valid see the troop." again soon, that they must
**ttle the Japanese promptly and that they
''•re not going home until this had been done
The general is understood to have meant that he
would return from Liao-Yans with a latge
forre and give battle. It is pointed out that h«
can afford to leave a comparatively small gar
rlßSß at Liao-Yang in view of th" ah— nee of
way direct advance from PscMX-Wv*ang-Cheng
Mid the concentration of the Japanese Boreas
«©uth.
Jn the opinion of many conservative military
nsen Kuropatkin's massing of troops at Kai-
Chou does not necessarily Indicate his inten
tion to give battle, but merely to check th?
•Japanese advance and defer the occupation of
Mew-ChsSBAC the possession of which would
*• of great advantage to the Japanese during
the rainy season, affording the enemy bousing
accommodation and enabling them to land sup-
Hit-i- find harass the Russians!. The occupation
*4 Kiung-Yo-Shan, twenty-five miles southeast
of Kal-Chou. by a Japanese detachment ii<di
«st*+ thai the connection between the enemy's
fcTJTiies is practically assured. Biung-To-Shan
• halfway between General Oku's and Gen
•r^l Kurokj'a position, at BeoncbCT ai:d Sm
ten respectively. In th<« opinion of the Gen
era! Htaff the Klung-Yo-Shan detach menl Is an
"Utjost of the Slu-Yen army, or of no the
lor*- recently landed at Ching-Tai-Tsze. fifteen
l^il^-^ smith of Takuehan. The roads from
Siu-Y«-n and Ohlng-Tai-TBee past; BtUttg-Yo-
Phari, whence they proceed respectively to
6«-iiuch»-n and Kal-Chou.
The Information of th* War "'lie* accounts
for the position of twelve Japanese divisions.
Th» situation of two others in unknown. Thes»
•r<- th*- Hixth and the Seventh, which probably
•»r«> «)i^ jam to arrive, as they come from
Hakodate. One or both m«y have just landed.
-urnishlng a link between the armies of Kurekl
•M <jJcu. According to the latest reports Oku' a
rn »ln army Is still several miles south >•' .Senu-
Cfr" li.
01 rrOST FIGHTING.
Human ft Attack and Arc Defeated —
Attache* in the Skirmish.
*>n»r«l Kurokls Headquarters In the Field.
June 'J3.-im«Blajis from Hamlmak attacked
<** fepsiiiii outr>o»its In force yesterday.
< omlnurd on nflti p»f.
._ nuTLANn n. R. Fon mostreal
Brendcm. Burlington. Aero«« the Islands of I.* ke
t*M»pUan. Ottawa G-jebec. four trains. Illustrated
Nf. <c pottage.' Iniormatlon. l» Broadly,
w 1.-Advu . -
_ To-day, fair.
10-morrnw, partly rlonii.y, pro.cil.U sho«pr«; wiinrr
DIE IN BURNING WRECK.
Coaches Hang from Bridge -Pas
sengers Jump by Light of Flames.
Madrid. June 2.1— Thirty persons were killed
last night In a train wreck in the Province of
Teiuei, one of the most mountainous in Bpaln,
abounding in torrentp. The train waft thrown
fro.n the rails on a iiridge over th« Jiloca River
and the coaches were burned.
The bridge also took fire and the engine fell
Into ih" river, dragging a number of coaches
with it. A terrific storm was rasing at the time
and the wind fanned the flames Boms of the
coaches were caught on the projecting parts of
th» bridge and hung in mid air. and by the lifiht
of the burning bridge passengers could be seen
jumping into the river.
Rejjef trains have been P*nt from Tcruel. the
capital of the province, seventy-two miles north
west of Valencia.
The victims were mostly gendarmes. In addi
tion to the large death li.^t. It Is feared that
many were injured.
BIG DEMOCRATS IN TOWN.
Hill Much Worried Over the Demo
cratic Platform.
A regiment of detectives could hardly have
kept track of the conferences which Democratic
leavers from here, there and everywhere held in
this city yesterday. They centred around cx-
Benator David B. Hill, of Albany, who is at the
Hoffman House, Senator Arthur l'ue Gor
man, Democratic leader in Maryland, came to
this city yesterday, a3 did ex-Senator James
Smith, Jr., who leads the New-Jersey Demo
crats. John H. Btanchfleld, of Elmira, was here
engaged In legal business in the day, and in
conference with Senator Hill last evening. Cum
shoes and rubber boots were in continual use,
and every one seemed to have instructions to
say nothing, or next to nothing.
The presence of ex-Senator Smith and Senator
Gorman, both of whom will head doubtful dele
gations to the St. Louis convention, was the
cause of much scurrying about. Kx-Senator
Hill would give a good deal to get them Into
line for Judge Parker. It was said that Gorman
and Smith ha.d conferences with representatives
of both the Hill and Murphy factions, but
neither Hide made any claim to success.
Senator Gorman declared that the Maryland
delegation would decide on Its candidate in the
convention hall at St- Louis, and not before. He
said the earne thing when here last week. ./.
whose request yesterday's visit was made and
what its significance may be a great many Dem
ocrats would like to know. Only a few of the
many who called upon him at the Holland Hou.»«
were able to see him.
Kx-Senator Smith made the Waldorf bis head
quarters. He refused to discuss politics.
It was a busy day for the man from Albany.
It: the morning he had a stream of callers from :
the ranks of the Parker faithful. Senator Pat
rick 11. McCarren, William K. Sheehan and
lilliot Danforth were among them, it was .said
that Mr. Hill was not BO much worried about
Judge Parker's nomination as he was about the.
platform on which has candidate would have
to run. On Wednesday The Tribune explained
the probable tactics of Bryan and others op
posed to Parker, It is evident that they will
have a considerable shewing la the committee ,
on resolutions, and many think that concessions ■
will have to be mad*- to them. Hill will naake
a desperate fight for a conservative platform, i
and this visit, it is said, is to nail down sunn;
of the planks that are likely to be loose.
After conferring: with nil. Elliot Danf->it:i
!-ai<; that fudge Parker's friends were sure that
be would ' ■■- nominated, as i II over the country
New -York's choice was considered the choice of
[ the convention. The opposition to Judge Parker.
! Mr. Dan forth pointed out. was in Republican
I States, while the South was lor him.
John B. BtanchneW saw Mr. Hill last night.
He said, at the Hoffman House, that It was too
early to talk State politics, and smiled when ■
a:-;ked if he thought of running again for Gov
ernor. He refused to say anything about the
platform which would probably be adopted at .
! St. Louis beyond 'he statement that it would
! undoubtedly be conservative.
"Whom are ■•••- going tO yeli for at St. Louis?"
is the question that Tammany delegates to the
convention 'are asking every time they visit the
Tiger ( age In Fourteenth-si.
"So far no tip has been given out." said a
Tammany man yesterday, "and unless it come:?
you will wUn^ss a silent and solemn crowd of
iu:\c-. "VY"e an- good at yelling, and the rank
and tile bone that Murphy will decide on i:
course of action that will sjive us a chance."
i Mr. Murphy wan at Tammany Hall yesterday
: in conference with some of his district leaders.
I but as usual would say nothing about national
i politic*.
Th. usual big Tammany delegation will go to
I St. i»!jis. ready for any emergency which may
I arise from the existing Democratic uncertainty.
i The stun will be mad*- on Sunday, July 't, jf
1 present arrangements are followed. There will
j probably be nix trains— three over the New-
York Central, two on the Pennsylvania, and
the other over the Baltimore and Ohio Hail
road. There will also be a large delegation
from Kings County. It? members shouting and ,
Carrying banr.^re for Parker.
NEW-YORK. FRIDAY. JUNE 24. 1004.-SIXTEEN PAGES.-* T* e^r^\22u..«.
THE REPUBLICAN STANDARD BEARERS.
THEODORE ROOSEVELT,
Candidate tor President.
(Copyright. 1!«h. by C. If. Ball Photo. I
ROOSEVELT-FAIRBANKS
Republicans Nominate Them With
Boundless Enthusiasm.
CHICAGO CONVENTION'S GOOD WORK
For President THEODORE ROOSEVELT, of New York
For Vice President CHARLES \V. FAIRBANKS, of Indiana
This ticket was presented 1W live suffrages of the American people
by the Republican National Convention which concluded its work in Chi
cago yesterday.
The nominations were unanimously made, and the proceedings were
marked by a spontaneity of enthusiasm and heartiness of sentiment that
augur the certainty of election.
The nominating speeches by ex -Governor Frank S. Black for the
President and by Senator Jonathan P. Dolliver for the Vice-President,
with the seconding speeches by Senators Bereridge, Depew, Foraker and
others, were received with every demonstration of approval.
When ex-Governor Black had named the President to succeed him
self the enthusiasm was unbounded and the tumult of applause could not
be stayed for twenty-three minutes by the clock.
The same exhibitions of delight marked the presentation of the name
of Senator Fairbanks for the second office in the #it't of the nation.
Secretary Cortelyou was unanimously chosen a.s chairman of the
National Committee, resigning as the head of the Department of Com
merce and Lahor immediately after his election.
The President received the news at the White House, and con
gratulatory messages were interchanged between him and Senator Fair
banks.
The Committee on Notification, headed by Speaker Cannon, will
officially inform the President at Oyster Bay on July 27. Another com
mittee, headed by ex-Secretary Root, wiU wait on Senator Fairbanks in
Indianapolis on August 8. f
LEADERS CHOSEN WITH NO DISSENTING VOU'K.
SUMMARY OF PROCEEDINGS.
Convention called to order at 10 o'clock
by Chairman Cannon.
Prayer by the Rev. Thaddeus A. Snively.
Call for nominations for President.
Name of President Roosevelt presented by
ex-Governor Frank S. Black; seconding
speeches by Senator Beveridge and others.
Roll of States called and President Roose
velt nominated unanimously.
Call for nominations for Vice-President.
Name of Senator Fairbanks presented by
Senator Dolliver; several seconding speeches.
Senator Fairbanks nominated by acclama
tion.
Committees to inform nominees appointed
and adjorrnment taken.
George B. Cortelyou elected chairman of
the national committee.
fr. ■• vi-|p;iuPH to Tin: TBIBCICK 1
Chicago, June lE*. —Enthusiasm, boundless, sin
cere, almost awe Inspiring, chara< terized to
day's session of the Republican National Con
vention. For twenty-three minutes eight thou
sand people applauded, cheered, waved hats and
rings nd banners and by every method known
to human ingenuity sought to iKpress their love
•'md admiration for Theodoren Roosevelt and
their confidence In and loyalty to the Republican
party.
The speeches, in point of Ht*"-ar"/ beauty, brill
lan >■ of epigram and fine elocution. wer». al
beit perhaps too long, above the ordinary heard
In conventions. The great qualities of the Presi
dent, as recognized by the whole country, were
eloquently presented and met with enthusiastic
response. And through the warp und woof of
the whole rhtstf -leal and elocutionary fabric
ran one golden thread, which obviously attract
ed the instant attention and genuine enthu
siasm of the gathering. It was th» assertion,
reiterated and variously expressed, thai all
men, high or low, rich '<r poor. Macs or white,
must be permitted to enjoy everywhere all rh
rights which Instare In cttizrnship and must obe;
the law in till things, great and small ; that capi
tal lias a ri;rht to combine; that labor has a
right to combine, hut that both must k^;* with
in the law; that the ritfht of tudivl.lua! Übert]
involves the right of every man t>> work for a
uapp mutually agreed upon— a ri^ht which can
not oe tiiken from him. The highest tribute pai.l
to Roosevelt, the one which elicited the hpaitinst
response, was that he always recognised the
distinction between liberty and Itcenae, and that
ho never feared to enforce the law without re
pard to conditions and without reaped of r» ji
soi:s.
GREAT BURST OF CHEERING.
It was 11 o'clock when ex-Governor Black, In
closing his nominating speech, pronounced the
name of Theodore Roosevelt. Mr. Black's own
appearance on the platform had been received
with enthusiasm. Mis characteristic speech,
full of pungent epigrams Mid piths witticisms,
bad elicited frequent bursts of hearty applause,
and when he closed there burst forth a volume
of cheers which, like a great wave, swept
through the Coliseum, brought dignified men to
their feet, and for nearly half an hour could not
be stayed Wild with the fulness of their ■■■ ll
ments, men, and women, too, sought to give ex
pression to their feelings with cheers ami shouts
and whistle*. Flags were* waved, banners
flaunted and hats thrown in the air. On the
Stage "Uncle Joe" Cannon, waving the same flaK
which first led the cheering in the convention of
1860 at the moment Abraham Lincoln's time
was placed in nomination, led the charring.
Two little children, a boy from Alabama and a
girl from California, were carried to the stage
and raised- to the shoulders of convention offi
cials, from which vantage yointa they tried to
CHARLES W. FAIRBANKS^
Candidate for \'iir-f'resident.
(Cor*rtghr. li»<>4. by Pack nro».>
lead In the singing of "The Star Spangled Ban
ner." using silk flags as batons. They were un
successful. There was no cessation of the cheer
ing. An excellent crayon portrait of the Presi
dent was produced on the stage. T'nable to
satisfy their enthusiasm by cheering, the dele^
gates started to inarch. Representative James
S. Sherman led. followed by Governor Odell,
shouting like a Comanche Indian, and "Lou"
Payn was not far behind nor a trifle less de
monstrative. Next m line came New-Jersey, led
by Senator Pryden. his face wreathed In ■miles
and waving an unibrW!;! of red, white and blue.
ornamented with pictures of Roosevelt and
Fairbanks. Governor Herrlck almost slmulta
neouely wheeled into line at the head of the Ohio
delegation, while President Mellon of the New-
York, New- Haven and Hartford road gave an
imitation of a cakewalk at the head of the CaaV
necUcnt delegates, carrying silk lias?- Texas.
Alabama and Massachusetts, led by ex-Gov
ernor Crane, the delegates bearing umbrellas,
fell Into line. Alaska's six delegates, with their
now famous "tuffed eagles waving aloft and
shouting an AnttTmTl warwhoop. rushed to join
the procession.
After twenty-three minutes of continuous
cheering Speaker Cannon stepped to the front
of the stage and mad* vigorous efforts to bring
the convention to order. Finally he begun to
speak, regardless of the tumult, and only a de
sire to hear the chairman's remark* conquered
the desire to shout. The chairman told the story
of the flag he held, predicting that once more It
would prove prophetic of victory. His remarks
were followed by another outburst. Just as it
subsided Senator Bevertdge reached the plat
form, and again the vast audience broke forth, la
cheers.
Senator Beveridge'S seconding speech was re
markably eloquent. eliciting 1 frequent and enthu
siastic applause. His voice, always under per
fect control, carried to the furthest ends of the
Coliseum.
"One difference between our opponents and
ourselves Is that they select a candidate
for the people, and the people select a candidate
for us." began Mr. lieverldge. and from that
moment his audience was with him, Almost
ever) sentiment of the speech was tersely and
eloquently put, and promptly greeted with ap
plause Senator Beveridge spoke about twenty
minutes, and was enthusiastically cheered when
he closed.
TRIBUTE TO ROOHBYRLT RACE.
Georgi A. Knight, of California, made the next
seconding speech, in a voice as clear as a bell,
well modulated, but powerful. In such grateful
contrast was Mr. Knight's delivery to some
<-aiiier speeches that he was greeted with cries
Of Too loud!" which raised such a laugh that
he was compelled momentarily to stop. One of
the most enthusiastic plaudits of the day's ses
sion iras given to Mr. Knight, wheat, in paying
a nigh tribute to RoussjiaH for his Justness and
firmness, be declared that socialism and an
archy and the disintegrating elements which
come here from other clime* could rind no rest
ins place in the United States. By the speeches
as well as the responses of the audience, it Was
made manifest that Theodore Roosevelt's great
est strength is in his fearless devotion to the
principles of liberty, and especially to the funda
mental principle, without which the solid fabric
of the Republic could not exist, that all men.
great and small, rich and poor, powerful and
weak, must receive enual treatment before the
law. His assertion that "the party needs Theo
dore Roosevelt more than hi needs the party"
met with hearty and loudly proclaimed response.
Be asserted that Theodore Roosevelt "hypno
tizes obstacles," and declared, referring SB the
course of the President in his relations with
Panama, thai ■ "the Democratic censors who
posed him have been laid quietly away in the
Democratic graveyard, to Bleep until time shall
be no more." a statement which drove the con
vent wild with joy. At the close of Mr.
Knight's speech California led the iteming, and
her handsome silken banner was carried in pro
cession.
Harry Stillwell Kd wards, of Georgia. waosfjeiM
next, jir<-sunuii>;y delivered a Him SllfllWß , but.
hampered i>\ the lacli of acoustic qualities in
the hail. was unable to RSaJM himself heard
more ill. a few feet from the platform. As Mr.
Edwards concluded til*- cowers of tIM conven*
tiun we-re augmented i>y tha bund, which played
•A Georgia Camp Meettas."
Ex-Governor Bradley of Kentucky s;xik*
forcefully and ai tiroes eloquently, and «a
greeted v\ith >;rr.it applause.
Joseph B. Cotton, of Minnesota, followed Mr.
Bradley with a speech that m well rteehred.
and was followed In tun; by llarry S. Cram
mings, the colored orator of Maryland. Mr.
< 'umttiiiiKs raptured the' convention by an
nouncing that he would •peak briefly, »M ht
kepi hit. word, bui his few remarks were force
ful .uk! effective, and highly pleased his audi
ence.
CALLING THE KOLL
The utmost heartiness an I sincerity w*>r«»
manifested throughout the roDcall that fol
lowed the seconding speeches. When Louisiana.
I'KICE Til REE CENTS.
CORiELYoI CHAIRMAN.
RESIGNS FROM CABINET.
Absolute Pozvcr in Conduct of Cam
paign (liven to Him.
chi<ago. Jure S\.— George B. Cortelyou was
chosen chairman si the Republican National
Commute.? ;it a meeting h»ld to-day just after
the adjournment of the convention.
In thanking the committee fur tiie honor he
told the members that, while he would be glail
to have the- benefit of their advice and coun
sel, h* intended to he chairman in fact, ami
woi:lit accept no dictation from any on*, high
or low. He told them that th.> friends of th«
late chairman. Mr. Hanna, were his friend",
and he asked for the s:ime measure of confi
dence nml support that had been given ro th*
las* < ! airman. In conclusion. h» sought the ad
vie-* of i .of eM and now :Tn»mbers.
Mr. < ''irtt-iyoii made no formal statement of
his plans. He resigned as Secretary of Com
m»r:--> .ml Labor as soon as he was elected
enanranan, the resignation to take effect as soon
as his successor sssalsseei which will be ai>ou'
July 1. Secret! Cortelyou will not «iv« any
active rime to political matters until he retlr*«
from the hi net.
No vice-chairman will be appointed, and th»
new chairman will divide his time between th«
New -York and Chicago headquarters, although
some member of the committee will no doubt b*
designated to take charge of the headduartsrs
in this city. Headquarters will not *•• openexi
In either city until the latter part of July. Mean
while. Mr. Cortelyou expects to select the execu
tive committee and m&ka> his preliminary ar
rangements for the campaign.
As soon as the committee wast called to order.
Postmaster General Payne, in a complin
speech, nominated Mr. Cortelyou for chairman,
and the election was without a dissenting voice.
Messrs. Clayton, of Arkansas; Murphy, of New-
Jersey, and Yerkes. of Kentucky, were, appoint
ed a committee to inform the new chairman
and bring him before the committee. After Mr.
Cortelyou's remarks. Elmer Dover, of Ohio, was
najned for secretary by Senator Scott; Cornelius
N. Bliss, of New- York, for treasurer, by Gov
ernor Murphy, and "William F. Stone, of Mary
land, for sergeant-at-arms, by Senator Me-
Comas. All of these officers were unanimously
re-elected.
A resolution wan p.issed authorising; the chair
man to appoint an executive committee, of nine.
with euch other officers as are necessary for the
management of the campaign. The chairman,
secretary, treasurer and sergeant-at-arms are to
be officers of the executive committee. Under
this resolution the chairman has absolute power
in the conduct of the compa.lgn.
Mr. Parker, chairman of the Missouri delega
tion, presented to the committee an invitation
from Pavid R. Francis, president of the Louisi
ana Purchase Exposition Company, asking the
committee to dine with him to-morrow night.
The thanks of the rommlttee were voted to Mr.
Francis for the courtesy, but it was stated that
the engagements of the members of the com
mittee wouli prevent them from accepting.
The vacancy ir. the committee from Louisiana
was left to the chairman to nil. The delegation
from that State is deadlocked, and could no
choose a mt«m"o«r.
A resolution of thanks was voUo to the esj
committee, and the commit adjourned t» meat
upon the call of the chairman.
Chairman Cortelyou lunched with the com
mittee at the Coliseum after the adjourn::; ..:
and in the evening he was in constant con
ference with party leaders in his rooms at :'■.•
Chicago Club. Many suggestions wen made r..
him concerning tho selection of an executive
committee and other matters relating to the
coming campaign. H« listened to all, saying
that he would give them attention when he re
linquished his duties as a member of the Cab
inet.
was reached her chairman announced that
"Louisiana exsts her eighteen votes for New-
York's heroic son," As Xew-Tork was called
Senator Platt stood on a chair and announced
UM vote amid loud applause.
Governor Murphy, when New-Jersey wa»
called, asked utuuiiraous consent to dispense
with the further call and make the nomination
by acclamation. He was greeted with cries of
"No. no:"' "We all want to vote for Roosevelt!"
etc. He announced the unanimous vote of New-
Jersey for Theodore Roosevelt, and the call pro
ceeded.
At Its conclusion Chairman Cannon announced
that the convention had given 90-i votes for
Theodore Roosevelt, making him its unanimous
choice for Republican candidate for President
fur the term beginning March 5. 1005, and one*
more the enthusiasm knew no bounds.
BIG DEMONSTRATION FOR FAIRBA^K?.
When Senator Fairbanks was nominated for
Vice-President there was no diminution in the
demonstration. Voices were hoarse, but the
cheering for him was just as unanimous as it
was in filling the first place on the ticket. Mr.
Fairbanks was nominated by Senator Dolliver.
and seconding speeches were made by Senators
iH-pew and Foraker. ex-Senator Carter, of Mon
tana, and Governor Pennypacker. of Pennsyl
vania. There being no other candidates, th-»
nomination was made by acclamation.
Senator Fairbanks, who Is staying in Chi
cago till to-morrow, when he returns to Indian
apolis, was the recipient this evening of many
hearty congratulations. He is highly pleased
with hisSnew honors. When he came out from
dinner at th- Auditorium Annex many people
greeted htm. An aH man came up -with torn;
hesitation.
1 tTUI you shake hands with a Democrat?" he
ashed.
■\\ i'h slsasure. 1 replied the Senator.
■■ : lni .i DsssMMMl and ex-Confederate."
said th.^ eU scan, •l-ut I d like to shake hands.
You arc running with i man who ought to be
<-i, i te.!."
Mi. FjUrbanln shm )iigii!y gratirled b> the re
mark.
The usual resolutions of thar.ks to officers of
the convention and committees on arrangement
were adopted, and the great body was ad
journed. Speaker Cannon came in for one of the
resolutions, and he Muatjed like .i schoolboy as
the word bouquet was s;i\en to him. i:-> made
eleven sp» ■"•= in the 'lay. each a few crisp.
original sentences, introducing the eleven speak
era His: audience aevn laved of watching or
heari ns him. Ha was a sauce t" the proce«Ki
ings. His jerky walk to and from the peninsula
of the rostrum thai projected i:uo the audience
amused eYtrjr (>c... Us hepl a tight hold on th-»
rlgt>t lad of et eh spoakeT with his right tern)
and iwonE Mie give! la hi* !eft. The v.i !
sweep of the heavy ?::.i!!et rather terrified mem
bers of the press who were within range, for
sometimes the'r h.;'.«> •scaped by not more than
an huh. While Mr. Cannon spoke his whole
hody shook, his left arm made full circles, both
legs ribratfil. .m. l even his* toes could be seen
working up :id down in his shoes. His control
of the convention was complete.
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