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H 1 2 The SaitJLake Trktjste: "Wednesday Mokntntg, Junte 22, 1904. I
ISffJ ' j demonstration, which seemed foreign to
I Ji L J a political gathering.
(, I; I i Fairbanks Boom Flourishes,
ji The Fairbanks boom for the VIcc-
f 1 H; ( i J Presidency flourished unrestrained dur-
I i T1 1 1 ' 1 " Ing the convention proceedings. Its lm-
RV ' y 'l petus was gained when the Indiana
I' ! Til dolegatlon entoted the Coliseum and, led
II j I " . j by the two Senators', Mr. Fairbanks
tV and Mr. Beverldge, proceeded down the
ti ' aisle to their seats nnar the stage. The
' , (h 1 ovation given Senator Fairbanks was
h greater than wan received by any of his
1 ) F distinguished colleagues. Today's pro-
' ,! i,. ceedings afforded no opportunity for the
: V'' Advancement of other candidates. No
! , '1 ... mention was made of the names of
A ;'V other favorite sons, whose ambitions
f llJI i are not taken seriously beyond the
A 1 Lit boundaries of their own States. The
i fXi 1 applause for Senator Fairbanks ap-
j peared to be general.
' r ' Harmony Prevailed.
Ijj1-,'''! The placidity of political opponents
1 ft i; ' ns they sat in the hall welded Into fl
) ;' ' substantial party citizenship, unanl-
'Jf ji znously agreeing on principles and dlf-
I Y ' 1 ferlng only on non-essentials, was one
J it'! , of the features of the convention. The
I 3,y New York delegation, which occupied
11, a position of honor In front of the plat-
jjj'i form, furnished a good example of thfi
iMVu prevailing harmony. On the opposite
in side of the center aisle, In equal com-
'j ' ,(' mand of the platform, was the Illinois
Ii.r , delegation, wnicn naa a Diner ngm
j jj 1 within Its ranks as late as yesterday,
'j i ; Today, If any soreness remained, to all
, 1 , outward appearances It has been
, i . healed.
!n Showered Plaudits on Favorites.
i, I State pride figured strongly In the
r convention. Each State hod its friends
' In the galleries, who showered plaudits
j J upon their delegation as they entered
i't . the Coliseum. The first "big man" to
j 1 arrive was Senator Allison. The Iowa
J ; contingent cheered its welcome and this
,1 , was taken up by surrounding visitors
I j ( who recognized the Hawkeyc states-
j ', ; ' man. Senator Depew, Senator Cullom,
' Speaker Cannon, Gen. Grosvenor, For-
, mer Secretary Ellhu Root, Senator Pen-
(1 1 rose, Senator Scott and other early nr-
, 1 ' , rivals received their share of applause.
Slipped in Unnoticed,
j The floor filled .with delegates so rap-
I ' Idly that many prominent figures
), 1 slipped in unnoticed. Among these was
f Senator Lodge, who Is accredited with
j j 1 having a more intimate knowledge of
1 '1 11 ; what the convention Is doing than any
I" , I other man. Before the gathering was
. u ' 1 1 called to order Postmaster-General
t Payne, chairman of the Republican
:(l', National committee, Senator Codge.
jj moved about among the delegations,
I and his car was sought continually by
" embryonic platform makers. The Mas-
c 1 sachusetts Senator never stopped long
enough, however, to grow Intimate,
.1 ( First Speeches Made.
1, A The first speech of the convention
r I ', was by Senator Scott, who informally
1 presented to Chairman Payne a boautl-
I . I ful gavel. It waa the gift of the Chl-
'ji' j cago Citizens' committee which co-op-
' It , ' erated with the National sub-committee
1 !( 1 , in making arrangements for the con-
ventlon. Later Graeme Stewart, mem-
J' 1 . ber of the National committee from
I . Illinois, presented a similar gavel to
( " Temporary Chairman Root,
l) ' ' President's Name Mentioned.
U It was left to Gov. Van Sant of Min-
'N , 1' nesota to place the President's name
1 1 1 ( before the convention. He found the
' (Ji1 ; occasion In presenting to the conven-
I j j tlon a table which had been built by
'u It the Manual Training school connected
fl j with the South Minneapolis high
I I, f, school. The applause wag general, but
H i not long cpntlnued, and in that set a
R'U.Lh precedent which was followed in suc-
,' ft . ceedlng demonstrations.
' ' Delegates From Islands,
j ' Today's programme of the convention
; , was not of a nature to effect more than
t y ' ordinary Interest. The matter of great-
, '' est importance was the presenting to
j the convention of the proposition to ad-
( i 1 mlt the delegation fr6m the Philippine
Vi ,J J Islands and Porto Rico. Mr. Root
If?, j a3ked for a. ruling on the question of
it"" , oalllng the names of the new posses-
sions In the roll for the naming of mem-
' , j bers of the various committees. The
convention ordered the seating and rec-
1 ognltion of six delegates from the Phll-
, lpplnes, with two votes, and two dele-
! gates from Porto Rico,
i j ( j Utah Woman Present.
I I V t In the convention hall today there
if v was one woman delegate who had the
" ,, same right to vote that was held by
I' '' each accredited male delegate. She was
I' Mrs. Charles A. Eldredge of Colorado
Springs, Colo., an alternate delegate
1 whose principal was absent. Other wo-
' men alternates present were Mrs. Owen
t j E. Lefevrc of Colorado, Mrs. Susan
I (. ,1 . West of Idaho, and Mrs. Jennie E. Nel-
, 1 son of Utah, these States having wo-
I , '1 man suffrage.
H 1 I WILL BE NO CONTESTS.
' . : Everything Moves Smoothly in Na
tional Convention of Republi
cans at Chicago.
H; ' .
J .j ONVENTION HALL, - Chicago,
(j t ' 1 I June 21. At 11 o'clock only
' l ji,. a few delegates and alter-
1 (t, nates, and practically none of
j the men prominent In the control of the
1 . ' ' Republican party had put in an ap-
H ''it pearancc at the hall.
, j An array of doorkeepers was on
guard at the various entrances and nu-
meroua bodies of sergeants-at-arms
H' were stationed at the commencement,
W ; middle and fends of the alslo to guide
fl the delegates to their seats.
1 Pictures of President.
1 It had been announced that the only
H ( picture which would be seendn the con-
H , t ventlon hall would be the portrait of the
H i ' ( late Senator Hanna- which hung just
H ' ' above the speaker's platform, but yes-
1 ' terday large engravings of President
H 'I Roosevelt were placed, one at every al-
H j ternate catch In the draped bunting
H I ! that stretched around the celling.
' i i i The first applause to the incoming
j delegates was a ripple of ''handclaps
tl i, from the gallery given to Senator Alll-
t! on of Iowa. Senator Dolllver of Iowa
(. I came strolling down the center aisle
H I j I- closely after Senator Alllcon had taken
H his seat, and the men in the gallery
H ' from Iowa broke out Into applause a
Hj ' second time.
H' k Welcome to Dopcw.
H '1 )l, Chauncey M. Depew waa the recipient
H'' r Pi of a hearty welcome as he came through
f j, i ' the main entrance on the west Bide of
H' J the building. The Senator walked down
H ' ' I toward the platform entirely oblivious
H 1 I of a doorkeeper who did not know him,
H , and was entering to learn if he was
H . i, I properly. entitled to the privileges of the
1 J ' I ' , hall. Half-way up to the eats of the
1 j it j New York delegation, just In the left
l ' ':
center of the left platform, the Senator
waa overtaken and made to deljvcr.
Following closely came "Uncle Joe"
Cannon, a black felt hat Jammed down
on his head. He was walking back and
forth In the crowd In front of the plat
form without attracting attention save
for a few handshakes from Washington
friends. When he removed his hat, the
recognition by the galleries was instan
taneous and the Speaker waa warmly
greeted by the balconies and delegates.
Delegates Come in Streams.
By a quarter to 12 each entrance to the
main floor of the great hall was pouring
In a stream of delegates. They came in
quietly, few delegations arriving in a
body. Mingling with the strains of the
band was a great, hum of conversation,
but there was no disorder. The hall
filled rapidly, but the galleries were
slower and ten minutes before the hour
set for the presiding officer's gavel to
fall there was a wilderness of vacant
chairs in the great balconies.
Payne nnd Root Arrive.-
A few minutes before 12 the Coliseum
resounded with a burst of applause. It
was the greeting to Henry C. Payne,
the acting chairman, and Elihu Root
of New York, the temporary chairman.
They proceeded at once to tho platform.
As Senator Fairbanks, at the head of
the Indiana delegation, entered, the first
ovation was tendered.
A II 114 iu. ii.. r. i
as, amid round after round of applause,
and the first cheers to be heard, he
worked his way to the seats of the In
diana delegation, near the platform.
Accident to Delegate.
The first accident to any of the dele
gations resulted In a serious injury to
William Hodson, an alternate from
Hastings, Minn., as he was about to
enter the convention hall. Just as he
alighted from a street car on the Wa
bash avenue side of the building a cab
approached. The horso struck Mr.
Ilodson, who was knocked down and
tho wheels of the cab passed over his
left leg just above the ankle, producing
a compound fracture. He was hurried
at once to tho emergency hospital In
the, annex to the Coliseum, where his
leg was set and he was then removed
to St. Luke's hospital. Ills condition ls
Convention Called to Order.
With three severe raps of the gavel
Acting Chairman Payne called the con
vention to order at 12:16. He then in
troduced the Rev. Timothy Frost, pas
tor of the First Methodist church of
Evanston, HI,, who pronounced the
opening prayer. His Invocation was as
Almighty God, our help In ages past,
Our hope for years to come.
Wo thank thee for thy goodness to tho
peoplo of this land. Our pins have been
many, but thy mercies have been sroat.
Thou hast poured out thy gifts without
measure. The opening years of a niw
century have boon freighted with wealth
for hand and mind and heart. Best of all,
thou art glvlnp thyself In a perpetual of
fering of thy life for tho life of man. Wo
do not forget that in the hour of deep
sorrow, when the heart of tho Nation wns
darkened by the murder of tho Nation's
chief, there waa no break in tho march of
thy purpose, tho orderly administration of
our government or the faith of the people
In their God. Under the guidance of thy
holy spirit wo have been brought by our
national woes nearer to thuo.
Surely thou wilt never forsake this peo
ple. May no dominance of greed, no riot
of passion, ho weakening of religious con
viction or enthronement oX matlor over
spirit cause the people to forsako thee.
May tho heritage of honor coming to us
from tho fathers In memories or noblo
sacrifices and valiant deeds be at once our
glad possessions rtnd our sacred trust
While we are grateful for tho past, may
wo remember that today Is" better than
yesterday, and so act that the morrow
shall bo greater than today Whcrev'er
our country's flag floats as tho symbol of
government, even unto tho Jsles of the;
sea. may we cleave unto the righteousness
that sealeth a nation and cast "out the Sin
thnt Is a reproach to any people.
Save our Nation, we beseech thee, from
all the evil things which defile the home,
Impair cIyII liberty, corrupt politics or un
dermine the integrity of commercial life.
Bring to naught the schemes of men who
would debauch or oppress human life for
tho gratification of lust or for personal
enrichment or power. May exaltation
come only to men who despise tho gain
of oppressions and shake the hands .from
holding of bribes May all sections and
races, all creeds and sentiments, nil occu
pations nnd Interests become united
through tho spirit of tho highest Into a
citizenship with a passion for righteous
ness, wherein each Individual shall look
up to God as tho father of all, and on
every man ax a brother.
We pray thee to overrule the delibera
tions, conclusions nnd Issues of this con
ventl6n for the good of tho American peo
ple and the welfare of mankind.
Bless thy servant, the Chief Magistrate
of our Nation. May ho and all others
clothed with authority by tho sovereign
peoplo bo protected by the power of thy
kingdom, and contribute to Its ultimate
triumph and consummation In all tho
All nations aro thy children. Guldo and
keep them by thy gracious providence,
nnd hasten the coming of the day when
lovo shall have conquered hate, and wars
shall have ceased and all people shall
dwell together !n unity. For thlno la tho
kingdom and the power and tho glory for
Mr. Payne announced that Secretary
Elmer Dover of the national committee
would read the call of the convention.
Mr. Dover delegated Mr. Mallory of
Ohio, one of the reading clerks, to do
the reading. As he read a band played
on the outside, tlb some extent drown
ing the voice of the clerk.
When he reached the signature of the
call "M. A. Hanna," the convention
broke Into spontaneous applause and
Distinguished Guests on Platform.
The apace behind the platform was
reserved for distinguished guests and
among those who occupied theso seats
were Senators Alger, Charles Emory
Smith, Gen, Grosvenor, Murat Halstead,
Mrs. John A. Logan, William Alden
Smith, JesM Overstreet, Secretary
Shaw, Minister to Panama Barrett,
James A. Towncy, Senator Dietrich, D.
M. Ransdell, James A. Watson, George
Edmund Fors, Joseph Hemenway, Sena
tor Burrows, A.vsistant Secretary Arm
strong, Charles B. Landls, Henry A.
Cooper, Warner Miller, Elmer E. Bur
kett, Mra Cullom and Mrs. Alger.
Chairman Payne recognized Gov. Van
Sant of Minnesota, to present the gavel
used by the presiding officer.
Roosevelt's Name Cheered.
It was made by the members of the'
South Minneapolis high school and he
said had been used at Republican con
ventions In Minneapolis, St. Louis and
Philadelphia. He asked the chairman
to use it for thin convention, which
would nominate that fearless. Invinci
ble leader, Theodore RoosevelL It was
the first mention of the President's
name in the convention, and the dele
gates rose at the sound as one man.
Cheers rang-through the hall and many
men Bprang upon their chairs and
waved hats, banners and handkerchiefs.
After the npplauso had subsided
Chairman Payne, in a few words, ex
pressed thanks for the gavel. He then
"Gentlemen of the Convention; The
national convention has selected for
your temporary chairman the Hon.
Ellhu Root of New York."
Cheers for Root.
There was a great shout from the con
vention which was prolonged when
Gov. Odell of New York rose to move
that tho action of the national commit
tee be approved.
Applause greeted Gov. Odell, and it
was some moments before he could put
his motion. It was at once adopted by
the convention. Mr. Root was greeted
with renewed cheers ns he advanced to
tho speaker's stand,
. "Mr. Chairman," ho said, "I am deep
ly." Another burst of cheering cut
him off. "I am deeply," resumed Mr.
Root, when quiet was restored, and. this
time he was permitted to proceed.
Picturo of Roosevelt Is Unveiled.
Simultaneously with ex-Sccrclary
Root's appearance at the speaker's table
an immense oil painting of President
Roosevelt was unveiled at his right.
The tableau brought forth a burst of
enthusiasm. As Mr. Root began to
speak the picture was removed, nnd the
solo attention of the Immense gathering
was devoted to the New York states
man. He had hardly struck his stride
when cries of "louder" were heard from
far recesses of the hall. His voice soon
gained power, however, and his well
enunciated words rang well through the
still hall. .
Convention Is Enthusiastic.
The more striking sentences of his
speech Avere barely applauded. When
he reviewed in figureB the Increase of
the money of the country and an
nounced the enormous sum of gold ac
cumulated, tho convention became en
thusiastic. All of these details and fig
ures Mr. Root pronounced without ref
erence to memorandum He turned his
attention to the administration regula
tion of trusts and when he said "but no
honest Industry has been suppressed,"
there wan a sound of approving ap
plause. The declaration that those cor
porations which had encroached on the
rights of the public had been curbed to
an extent never before reached, also
pleased the convention.
His Attitude Striking.
Mr. Root threw back the lapelB of his
coat. He paced back and forth In a
brief space, on the platform, and en
forced his words with quiet gestures in
which his index finger played an impor
Discussing the Cuban question Mr.
Root read the dispatch from President
Palma to President Roosevelt when the
Island was turned over. It was the first
time ho had mentioned the President's
name, and the convention grasped the
opportunlt' to applaud. Shortly after
ward he brought In the name of Secre
tary Taft, which was also heartily ap
plauded. Points of His Addres9.
The administration's Panama canal
policy received a round of npplausq
when Mr. Root declared that "the
weaklings would have postponed Its
construction to another generation."
Mr. Root's challenge of "Judgment on
the record of the Republican adminis
tration" was thfe signal for a shout and
applause. Reverential silence prevailed
as the speaker alluded briefly to the as
sassination of President McKlnley, and
again applause as his successor's record
When he mentioned the name of the
late Senator Hanna, the convention re
sponded in a prolonged demonstration.
Caused Great Demonstration.
Mr. Root concluded his address with
the words "Theodore Roosevelt," and
these were magic to the delegates. The
most marked demonstration of the ses
sion ensued. The delegates climbed on
the chairs and tossed hats""and handker
chiefs Into the air.
A white haired Irrepressible in the
Connecticut delegation led off with his
silk flag which he waved frantically. A
number of the .national committeemen
crowded around Mr. Root and shook his
hand in congratulation, while' the or
chestra rendered a medley of the na
Temporary Officers Approved.
The roll of temporary officers of the
convention was then read by the clerk,
and approved by the convention. They
arc ad follows:
General secretary Charles W. John
son of Minnesota.
Clerk at president's desk Asher C.
Official reporter Milton W. Blumcn
berg. District of Columbia.
Tally clerks Fred B. Whitney, Illi
nois; George W. Dixon, Nebraska; Lu
clen Swift, Jr., Minnesota.
Messenger to the secretary Henry F.
Messenger to the chairman Guerley
Sergeant-at-arms William F. Stone,
First assistant sergcant-at-arms
David C. Owen, Wisconsin.
Chief of doorkeepers Charles S. Mon
Chaplains First day. Rev. Timothy
P. Frost; second day. Rev. Thomas E.
Cox; third day. Rev. Thaddeus A.
Snlvcly, all of Illinois.
. Senator Carter of Montana presented
thp following resolution:
"Resolved. That until a permanent
organization Is effected, this convention
be governed by the rules of the last
natlonnl Republican convention."
This was adopted.
Speaker Cannon asked unanimous
consent that as soon as a State was
called, Its list of committeemen be sent
to the clerk's desk without being read
In the convention. Tho motion of Mr.
Cannon was adopted and almost In
stantly tho assemblage lost all resem
blance to a convention. The galleries
began to empty, the delegates mingled
op the floor and Mr. Root was sur
rounded by a group of chatting friends,
while messengers forced their way
through .the crowd to collect the com
A few raps from the chairman's gavel
brought order In the convention and
allowed the clerk to tabulate the
names of the committeemen nnd the
chairman announced the place of meet
ing. Meetings Announced.
Chairman Root announced the time
and place of meeting of the . various
committees. He then announced that
there would be a meeting at the Audi
torium tonight, at which prominent men
would speak. The public were extended
a cordial Invitation to attend. The sec
retary was then instructed to announce
the committees, which were read ;o
Invited to Visit Exposition.
Senator Depew presented to tho con
vention an invitation from the Louisi
ana Purchase Exposition for the con
vention and the representatives of the
press to attend the exposition at the
close of the convention as the guests of
the exposition. Senator Depew was
made to go to the platform amid ap
plause and read the invitation. Upon
motion of Senator Depew the chairman
was requested to appoint a committee
to arrange and report upon the Invita
tion. Senator Depew made a brief ad
dress, stating the convention would ac
cept. A committee was appointed as
follows: Senator Depew of Npw York,
Senator Carter of Montana, Gov. Van
Sant of Minnesota and Mr. Parker of
Missouri. The convention adjourned at
2:12 p. m. until noon tomorrow.
at worn ON
Eleven Men Arranging
Builders Completed Work at
an Early Hour This
Especially Strong Eeitcration Policy
of Protection, but Willingness to
PLATFORM COMPLETED. -f-
f HICAGO. Juno 22. The sub--V
commltteo on resolutions ud-
-f- Journcd at 2:50 o'clock this -j-
(Wednesday) morning. Chairman --
-f Lodge announced that the commit-
teo had concluded tho platform
and was ready to roport to tho full --4-
commltteo at 10 o'clock this morn-
4- Ing. "Not one word aa to tho plat- -f
form," was Chairman Lodge's
4- statement when asked for detallB. 4-
4- Tho document contains about 2300
-f words and was agreed to unanl- 4-
4- mously by the sub-committee. Tho 4-
4- tariff plank was finally agreed 4-
4- upon, after nn especially strong rc- 4-
4- Iteration of the Republican policy 4-
4 of protection, announces a willing- 4-
4- ness to chango the schedules 4-
4- "wherever business conditions dc- 4-
4- mand tho change," but tho opinion -f
4- Is expressed that all changes should -j-
4- be along protection lines. 4-
44-4--r-4-4- 4-4-4- 4-
CHICAGO. Juno 21. Tho commltteo on
resolutions met fmmedlately after
the convention adjourned and or
ganized by electing Senator Lodge
of Massachusetts chairman; Senator
Clark of Wyoming secretary, and R. G.
Proctor of Massachusetts clerk. The
chair was then authorized to appoint a
sub-commltteo of cloven to prepare tho
platform, and without any further busi
ness the committee took a recess.
Upon reassembling at 4 o'clock Senator
Lodge announced tho following sub-com-mlttec
to formulate the platform: Lodge,
Massachusetts; Galllngcr, Now Hamp
shire; Lautorbach, New York; Dalzell,
Pennsylvania; Foraker, Ohio; Hopkins,
Illinois; Clark, Wyoming; Nolson, Minne
sota; Hansbrough. North Dakota; Hoy
burn, Idaho; Blythc, Iowa. Boveridgc. In
diana; Short, California. It was expected
that Senator Spooncr would bo on tho
sub-commlttoo, but he was occupied with
the Wisconsin contest.
The committee listened to a delegation
of woman suffragists, who urged that a
declaration in favor of woman suffrage
should be made,
Tho commltteo adjourned to meet at 10
o'clock tomorrow morning, and Senator
Lodge at once convened the sub-committee.
Lodge's Draft of Platform.
When tho sub-committee met, Senator
Lodge for the first timo presented his
draft of a platform, salng that -was in
tended largelv as u basis for action by
tho committee. Ills draft included a
plank strongly commending tho estab
lished Republican policy on tho tariu.
and presenting in terse language tho ne
cessity for maintaining tho protective pol
icy In the interest. of American labor and
American ind-jstrlcs. Added to this was
a declaration committing tho party to a
readjustment of the schedules If found to
be deBlrabie in tho future There was also
a mild declaration on the subject of re
ciprocity and a pronouncement against
tru3ts, but with a leservatlon In the ln
ter3t of "established, legitlmato Indus
tries." In this connection It congratu
lated the party upon legislation on tho
trust question ' which has been secured
since Mr. Roosevelt became President.
There were nlso planks dealing with tho
Panama canal and tho policy of the Unit
ed States toward Cuba, upon which the
Republican party Is felicitated. It also
contained a declaration In favor of on
couraglng American shipping.
Mr. Ledge's draft did not contain any
declaration on the subject of the arbitra
tion of the Canadian boundary question,
but other members of tho committee sug
gested a plonk covering that point, tho
remark being mado that tho fact that
Senator Lodgo had been a member of that
commission should not stand Jn tho way
of a proper presentation of it in view of
A number of suggestions made by out
siders wore considered, but nono of them
hed been acted upon when, at 7 o'clock,
the committee took a recess for dinner.
Indeed, none of the propositions, includ
ing those presented by Senator Lodge,
had at that timo been more than tenta
tively considered and members of tho
commltteo expressed the belief that
many changes would be made before tho
final acceptance of the platform.
Tariff Plank the Bone.
The tariffs plank Is attracting more at
tention than any other feature of the
platform, and members of the sub-com-mlttec
think that no agreement will be
reached until a very late hour. Already
objections have been raised by tho word
ing of the plank, and Representative Dal
zell and Senutor Hansbrough are oppos
ing tho clauso relating to reciprocity. Mr.
Dulzcll does not want any reference) to
tho subject, while Senator Hansbrough
Is contending for the suggestion contained
In his resolution that an adjustment of
tho tariff should be made with regard to
enlarged commercial relations with for
eign countries. Tho reciprocity clause Is
urged by those who declare that It was
In the last speech of President McKInloy
nnd that the Republicans should indorso
that portion of his policy. Tho great ef
fort is to make the tariff plank, a "stand
pat" dcclaratlpn nnd nt the samo timo
hold out a promlso for revision "when
necessary." How to word tho revision
clnuso has been giving tho Ropubllcan
loaders somo concern for several days,
nnd tho sub-commltteo on resolutions
finds this the most vexatious question be
Question of Suffrage.
Before adjourning for dinner tho sub
committee heard Dr. Robert Reyburn.
delegate and member of tho committee
on resolutions from tho District of Col
umblu, on a plank favoring suffrage for
tho District of Columbia. Also a repre
sentative of the Afro-Amcrlcan league
and Negro Suffrage association in favor
of Federal jurisdiction of elections.
John M. Swltzcr, a dolcRSte to tho con
vention from Cobu. Philippine IslandB,
nnd a member of the commltteo on cre
dentials, submitted to the committee a
draft of a plank favoring tariff reduc
tion and ultimate freo trade between tho
United States and tho Phlllpplno Islands,
The pub-committee's decision wa3 advorso
to tho proposition as a part of tho plat
form. Tho plank presented is ns follows:
"Wo favor tho reduction of tho exist
ing tariff imposed in tho United States
upon products from tho Phlllpplno
Islands At least to 2.1 per cent of the- prf b
ent Dlngloy rate. Wo favor ultimate free
trado bctwenn tho United States and tho
Smoot "Watching Polygamy Quostlon.
The original draft of tho platform con
tained no reference to tho qunntlon of
polygnmy, and at a kit hour tho ques
tion had not boon taken up by tho com
mltteo. Senator Smoot, who has boon
Klvlng closo attention, io tho matter, says
that thcra will bo no utterance whatever
Juot before midnight a member of tho
sub-commltteo said that an agreement
had been reached on tho tariff plank nnd
that thoro would be no minority report
by any rnemberB of tho sub-commltteo.
Ho onld tho declaration for protection was
emphitlc, hut prdmlsed revision when no
ccesury, but such rovlslon should bo made
by Ropiibllcnns. A mild reciprocity
clause, ho added, Is Incorporated In tho
resolution. It Is not tho intention of a
sub-commltteo to muko tho platform pub
He until It Is ronorted to tho full com
mittee. Senator Spooncr. though not a member
of tho Biib-committco. entered the room
during the evening and took part In tho
Statehood for Territories.
Tho supporters of tho proposition to ad
mit tho Territories of Oklahoma and In
dian Territory n ono Slato nnd thoso of
Now Mexico and Arizona as another havo
received what they consider as a satis
factory assurance that a plank supporting
that policy will bo Insortod In tho plat
form. Tha plank us submitted by them
is as follows:
"Wo rccognlso that in tho admission of
Now States to the Union regard must bo
had not onlv for tho rights and beat in
terests of tho people of the Territories,
but also for tho rights and bcBt interests
of the peoplo of tho United States. There
fore we favor ana do now pledgo tho sup
port of the Ropubllcan party to tho Im
mediate admission to tho Union of tho
remaining continental Territories aa two
States. Oklahoma and Indian Territory as
cno and Now Mexico and Arizona 03 an
other under such proper and llbornl en
abling acts as to Congress shall scorn
Here Is Tariff Plank.
Tho tariff plank agreed on by the sub
committee declares "for the cardinal prin
ciples of protection," and further, that
tho "rato of duty should bo the-difference
between tho cost of production In tho
United States und abroad, Tho rates of
duty should bo readjusted only when con
ditions have so changed that the publlo
Interests demand It. All puch change
should be mado by tho Ropubllcan party."
A long paragraph was adopted in rota
tion to reciprocity, after a very oxcltlng
and protracted contest, by a bare major
ity. Several votes were taken on this
subject, and It was reconsidered two or
three times before being finally agreed to.
it Is a declaration for "commercial reci
procity which Is posslblo only under a pro
tective tariff, and whenever reciprocity
arrangements can be perfected without in
jury to any industry."
Opposition to Reciprocity.
The opposition to tho reciprocity plank
was led by Mr. Blytho of Iowa, Represen
tative Dalzoll and Senator Hansbrough.
while Senator Lodgo and Senator Foraker
persisted in nn effort to securo tho
declaration. It was urged that reciprocity
had been Indorsed by previous platforms,
and moro particularly In the last speech
of President McKlnley at Buffalo, and
had been followed by tho present Admin
istration In carrying out the policy of tho
McKlnley administration. Moro time was
spent on this Issue than on all tho re
mainder of the platform, and all oppo
nents only commented to agree when It
appeared that the fight might bo taken
into tho committee on resolutions, and
possibly boforo tho convention. As tho
matter stands now, tho sub-commltteo
will report unanimously, nnd It 1? expect
ed its action will bo ratified by the com
mltteo at Its meeting tomorrow,
A plank wns adopted urging tho ac
ceptance by nil foreign countries of pass
ports Issued to Jewish citizens of tho
A plank wna adopted calling on Con
gress to Investigate whethor the right of
franchise la belntf violated, and, If so,
demanding that States violating section
II shall bo limited In their Congressional
and electoral representation.
CROWDS ABOUT HALL
Despite the Heat, Throngs of People
Besieged the Coliseum Early
in the Day.
CHICAGO. June 21. The Republi
can National convention, the thir
teenth in the history of tho
party, met in the Collsoum at
noon today and organized. The grapd
climax, the nominations, will not
be reached until Thursday. Senator,
Depew call3 today the curtain-raiser
for the more serious drama of tomor
row and Thursday. The curtain-raiser
was in itself an absorbing production
Weather predictions were disturbing.
There was a suggestion of rain in the
air, and the sun had u struggle all the
morning with clouds banked ud over the
lake. Fresh breezes from tho northwest
cooled the temperature, but Indoors out
of reach of the breeze, the day was hot.
Five Acres of Seats.
Five acres of seats under the arches
of the Coliseum began to fill by 10:30
o'clock. Black dots appeared in the
emptiness, the videttes of that huge as
semblage which presently shaped Into
the convention. The interest that had
for two days eddied gently around fifty
State or Territorial headquarters con
centrated upon these five steel-covered
acres, or rather upon that fragment of
an acre of delegates' chairs painted
green in front of a crimson carpeted
rostrum" set with Flemish oak furniture.
The table was a solid piece fit to stand
the blows to be beat upon It.
Great Convention Hall.
The first mental effort after looking
at the Immensity of seats, parterre ris
ing on parterre, was to estltnate the
total. It turned out to be about 8500
numbered places, Including the bank of
350 rising behind the chairman. Above
this terrace of seats hung the colossal
portrait of the late Senator Hanna on
a canvas 20x17 feet. Portraits of the
President, with flags about them, were
placed at regular intervals around tho
amphitheater. A banner of the "Home
Market Club" of Boston swung near
the roof opposite the chairman.
Arrangements for News.
Under the rostrum and stretching tho
whole' length of the basement was one
of the most curious sights of the con
ventionthe paraphernalia and the
workers who communicated to tho mil
lions what the thousands saw. Into this
space was let hundreds of wires, more
than 500, that -connected the hall with
the principal newspapers of the coup
try and with the agencies that trans
mit news over seas. Moro than 100 tel
ephones were working and upward of
400 telegraph instruments. A thousand
reporters, operators and messengers
manned this intelligence machine.
For hours before and during the ses
sion of the convention the hotels were
vacant. The large rooms occupied by
State headquarters decorated with tri
color cloth and the pictures of distin
guished sons, both living and dead,
were quite empty since the eRrly morn
Credentials Committee So Decides
Compromiso Deal Made ns
CHICAGO, June 21. The credentials
committee organized for work at
4 o'clock with Senator McConms
of Maryland in the chair. By
unanimous vote the commltteo upheld
the action of the National committee,
and declared the J. Edward Atldlcko
delegation from Delaware entitled tp
seats in the convention.
A hearing wns granted to both sides,
and the anti-Addicks faction, through
Its attorney, charged that Addicks had
at different times used tome $39p.000 to
obtain the election of his lleutennntB.
nnd In tho effort lo elect himself United
States Senator. Mr. Addicks rose to a
question of personal privilege und em
phatically denied the charge. He was
not permitted to make a speech, how
over, but replied to eruestions from tho
Tho fight between the contesting
delegatcs-at-lnrge from Louslana wns
long nnd vigorous, and waa terminated
by tho decision of the committee to seat
all four delegates-at-large from tho
"Lily Whites," and an equal number
from the "Black and Tans," each dele
gate to have one-half of a vote.
The committee on permanent organi
zation Immediately following the ad
journment elected Hon. W. M. Johnson
of New Jersey chairman and Gov. G.
H. Carter of Hawaii secretary. No
other namo than that of Joseph G. Can
non for permanent chairman of the con
vention was presented, and he was ac
cordingly nominated unanimously, as
were all the temporary' officials with the
exception of the temporary chairman.
The honorary vice-presidents nominated
by the sevpral delegates were recom
mended as vice-presidents of the con
vention, following which the committee
VOTING FOR FAVORITE SONS
Indications Are That There Will
Be None in the National
CilCAGO, June 2L In. the hours
between breakfast and the-start
for the hall there was a rather
general Interchange of ideas
among tho leaders. Tho only im
portant result of these informal
conferences was the Inception of a
movement to bring about unanimous
action to eliminate the "favorite son"
complimentary vote which several dele
gations expect to give candidates. It
is recalled that similar action was
taken at Philadelphia four years ago,
and the argument is made that, as the
convention Is lo be a ratification meet
ing any-way, both candidates should be
unanimously named. Very few of the
mon who will be presented expect to
receive any votes outside of their own
delegations and it is pointed out that
no great compliment is extended in a.
vote of that kind for second place on
tke national ticket.
Present Indications are that the cre
dentials commltteo of the convention
will be the one place where the placid
assurance and even monotonous feel
ing of party security and consequent
lethargy will be broken. A funnel
shaped cloud is gathering over the
committee and the storm of political
pique, sectional strife and party bick
ering is scheduled to break the minuto
the committee assembles. Individual
members of this committee, as they
have been chosen by their State dele
gations, have literally been besieged
and made to listen to various tales of
grief. Just what will be the aggregate
result of the vigorous wire pulling
which progressed yesterday, all night
and was renewed with vigor today can
not be predicted.
Streets Are Lively.
As the day advanced he streets took
on an appearance bordering upon ac
tivity. Bands played in front of the
Auditorium and other convention head
quarters. Party leaders who have noth
ing to do but wait for the hour of as
sembling filled the lobbies and visited
nt the rooms of tho various important
delegations. The band music, the near
ness of the great gathering, the prettl
ness of the day had an exhilarating ef
fect on the delegates and convention
visitors, and they started early for the
Coliseum. The few delegations met to
day to complete their organization, but
as a rule work was wound up yesterday
and the forenoon was on their hands.
No Marching Clubs.
In former conventions marching clubs
with banners proclaiming the virtues or
qualifications of candidates have proved
an attraction. Similar scenes at this
convention were sought In vain The
few marching clubs that are here have
so far been "marchles3."
Bits of ribbon bearing the State desig
nations, an occasional Roosevelt badge
or banner of some favorite son for
Vice-President is all that gives distinc
tion to the convention crowd.
Lodge Names HLs Aides.
Senator Lodge of Massachusetts, who
was slated for the chairmanship on res
lutlons, has decided to appoint as mem
bers of the sub-committee which Is to
draft the platform, Senator Spooner of
Wisconsin and J. W. BIythe of Iowa.
Tho latter is an opponent of the tariff
At the meeting of the Vermont dele
gation, Senator Fairbanks was indorsed
Mustaches and Crimes.
"Frank Richardson, writing in the
Cornhlll Magazine, insists on the dis
honesty of hiding tho telltale upper lip.
"Of all the great criminals of our day,"
ho says, "I can recall none -who dared
to practice with a naked face. Drs.
Lamson and Nelll Cream Judiciously
concealed as much of their physiogno
my as might be. Fowler, who murder
ed by night at Muswell Hill, and Jabez
Balfour were bearded men. Wain
wrlght wore the 'nvistachlos' of his pe
riod. James Canham Read and Deem
ing and Bennett of the 'boot lace mur
der were possessed of mouths that
prudence compelled them to conceal.
"The blue burglarious jowl la a fan
tasy of the nov'elist. No burglar goes
about with a face that In itself amounts
to a previous conviction. When he is
in jail matters are different, for our
prison authorities wisely decree that
the convict's face shall be shaven and
.his beard be shorn. They at least In
sist on seeing the man as he is."
Plan to Have PeJK
New York Objects to 1L
Alaska Six Votss Nxt f 1 ?
Committee on Rules WltB i jf
Arguments, but Decides fc'
Grant Increase. 50
CHICAGO. June 21.-There fc
a flutter In the commUe g
and order of buBlncs J2
met after the eonventloT?
journed. when objection was nuV&0
wme of the Middle West andEMtKf
ern States over the proposed -aztvlmliiy
representation of Alaska in tht rJP"
National convention. The ccnaiM'
selected Henry H. Bingham of Plj'i
vania for chairman; J. F. Mantil7
Vermont, as secretary, and Rejioe K
Harp of Maryland and J. M. SleveuS! e
Idaho as assistant secretaries. -J. feri
The rules of the last convent 1
amended by the National commit '
liad been read, when C. Prtd NIOa?, ;
New York objected to the arr.er.dEM ;
to the first rules, which give, u ; jjSfc'
ture representation for Alaska sir vctti iS1'
Instead of four, as at present. Ih,' i-'-M
supported In hlu objection by tht dJ ffr
gates from Delaware. Concectlcit i' (
Pennsylvania and Rhodi Island.
Nixon urged that the continued u.': a
crea3 in votes given to Territories u ' F- -simply
throwing Into their hands IV IKG
control of the convention in the" rrt:- X
of a close contest. l f
Territorial Representation. ':
"The Democratic convention otl'H.'"' 1'
ho said, "was controlled on the sOrtf 5611
question by the botes of the Terrilor'ti
and to my mind It is hlgh'tlme ttat Sk
cut dovf n the representation In th c. 9 5L
ventlon, not only of the Territoriu ;l Hr
where no electoral vote Is register!'1 & '
but in such States as always castit&il 'e
electoral votes for the Democrat!;' jSb
ticket. Representation In the cor.r.i V
tlon should in a reasonable measure l ! V"
representative of the number of theR-'.
publican votes cast, nnd these St&tHj
and Territories should not out of mere K?
sentiment be given as many votes u':
States that always ca9t their electalt
votes for ,the Republican candidate." tv
The Alaska member of the conrt:-' m
tlon. W. D. Grant, speaking for the'
amendment, said that hie Terrltcrr. ij
with its great growth and shprn'ri? I?
much honor, nsked the extra repress- i
tatlon to be on a footing of equality!
with the other Territories. 0
Nixon Protests. ! .,J
Mr. Nixon protested that his objee- yiil
tlons were not raised particulirlr
against Alaska, but to the whole fjs- ,'.
tern, which, if adopted, would pin . Is,
about forty-two votes in the convention ; IF
to the Territories, enough to control u
any close proposition. "I agree rathtr
with tho late Senator Quay," he saM, ' f
"who believed in lessening rather thin t ffl
in Increasing the votes of those StstM I (jl
who do little or nothing to aid theipartj. l 1
Let the reward for Republican majori- P
ties be increased representation and tfcf J IS
punishment for failure to assist a re f.
duced representation." : H
His Proposition Killed. j
The speaker was vigorously appliul- 'y L
cd, but the vote on the motion to allow : I.
Alaska Increased representation vas J ff
21 ayes to 9 noes, the Southern aJ ft"
Western States voting solidly for it. h
The committee then adopted the ra!M -.j
of the last convention and the FWj
fourth Congress as the rules of the cct-J jj
yention, with these amendments: ' (
Rule 1 to read: The convention ttsll i
consist of a number of delegates from ( jm
each State equal to double the number 1 II
of Senators and Representatives Li I
Congress; six delegates each from the J
Territories of Arizona, Indian Territory 1
New Mexico, Alaska and Oklahoma; V m
from Porto Rico, with two votes: ! f; '
from the Philippines, with two vote; f, n
six from Hawaii and two from the is- i.
trict of Columbia. J
Rule 8, relative to voting, and rules j
10 and 12 are amended to fit tha abovo .. '
Rule 12 Is amended so as to P"!!;
that twenty days before the date eel
"the National convention a complete
of delegates and alternates with r.oucw ,
pf contests muBt be filed with the t.
tional committee. jt
Will Not Push Matter.
After the committee adjourned Jfc X
Nixon said that he did not intend i
bring the matter before the convenuon,
but Tie understood that the Quay pw
ositlon to reduce the Hputhern Sttw r,
representation might come UP. m 1 (j
it did he would seek to amend U so
also to reduce the territorial repress g
KNOWS MI-O-NA WILL CURE j
. F. C. Schramm Has Such 2 j i
This Great Dyspepsia Remedy T&4 V
Ho Guarantees It. 1
It is an unusual thing ior a dnjgljj j
to sell a medicine under a S"Lri. I
refund the money if It does note or
Yet this is the way F. C. & I
Popular druggist, Is selling Ml-o-nfc f
standard dyspepsia remedy y.
There is no longer any need 10 . .
one suffering or making their xrw
suffer on account of dyspepsia, 10 j.
o-na carrbe relied upon to cure. 0
percentage of cures is so neon , .
hundred per cent that there s Is ; UOe r
to F. C. Schramm in fiuaranteel ng v (
fund tho money if the med Iclne
not cure, and ho stands read to u
without any questions. ,ndiffCstlon, ,
Headaches, all forms of J"digiiBS.
specks' beforo tho eyes. dU 1 d flI1 -poor
sleep, ringing In hn,JuSd
forms of liver trouble are cur
Ml-o-na. price 50c A few beaUh
ment shows considerable gain in n .1
and a euro speedily follows, ft