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A Rousing Reception to the
Republican Leader at
Introduced to the Voters by Dr. George C.
Pardee, the Man He Defeated at the
Oakland Office San Francisco Call,
908 Broadway, Augr. 27.
The booming of cannon planted In the
■center of Broadway announced to Ala
meda County to-night that the State Re
publican campaign had opened. A few
minutes later the music of the band and
the clanging of the engine's bell pro-
Claimed to the crowd at Seventh and
Broadway that the man who had been
eelected to lead the Republican party of
California to victory was about to be
•welcomed by the man and by the county
•whom he had so recently defeated.
It was a significant meeting, that of
Henry T. Gage and George C. Pardee, and
It was an object lesson to those who wit
nessed it. When the man from Los An
geles stepped from the train he could not
have received a warmer welcome had he
been returning to his own city. Mayor
Thomas, George C. Pardee and W. R.
Davis extended the hand of greeting
while the crowd cheered.
Then the red fire burned. The band
put forth a stronger effort, the cannon
belcbed out a more energetic roar and the j
Pondinkle tried to down the shouting of ]
the Young Men's Republican Club.
After accepting the grasp of a few j
Bcore of offered hands Henry T. Gage •
was led to a carriage, which he occupied ]
with his companion. Judge Frank Davis
of Los Angeles, Mayor Thomas and j
George C. Pardee.
Preceded by the artillery mounted on |
a wagon the escort formed with the j
band leading and hundreds 01 stalwarts i
and young Republicans swelled the line
that came after the carriages. The march '
Included men who are not often seen in j
a street march and their presence was I
eignifioant of the enthusiasm with which j
the campaign has started out.
Although only one day has elapsed since
the State convention has adjourned, i
there was a great outpouring of Repub- '
licans, who rapidly responded to the call |
to ratify the work done at Sacramento, i
Oakland can always be depended upon to j
enthuse over Republicanism, and al
though the notice was so short, the size i
of the crowd and the intensity of the en- j
thusiasm was no surprise to old-timers.
Oakland boasts of all manner of Republi
can organizations, and all are ready to j
respond as they did to-night to such an j
extent that the visitors from the orange i
land could not conceal their surprise.
Inside the Macdonough Theater those !
on the platform faced tiers upon tiers of
people who used all possible means of ex
pressing approval whenever an opportu
nity was presented.
The decorations were confined to the
national colors, and as the music of "The
Star Spangled Banner" filled the big au
ditorium the events of the past few
months were brought to mind and doubt
less many memories drifted to that scene
in which many Oaklanders took part
where the same Inspired music was heard
for the first time at Santiago and Porto
The front row of the platform might be
photographed as a text for the Republi
can campaign in California. There sat
Henry T. Gage, a stranger to Oakland,
yet a man whom every Republican in
.Alameda County is now proud to follow.
All know that but for Gage it would have
been Pardee, but that memory had no ef
fect on the crowd, and certainly appeared
to have none on the man who presided
over the meeting.
Next to the guest of the evening was
WILL FITTINGLY HONOR OLD AGE.
♦'Father" Lorenzo Waugh, Who Enjoys the Distinction of
Being the Oldest Methodist Preacher in the
"Father" Lorenzo Wau^h's four-score-and-tenth blrthdoy is to be flt
tlnply celebrated this evening in the Howard-street Methodist Church. The
Barred edifice will be crowded with friends and admirers of the grand old
man and addresses of congratulation are to be made by the pastor, Rev. J.
A. B. Wilson, Senator George C. Perkins and others.
"Father" Wangh is said to be the oldest Methodist preacher in the
■world. Age has not dimmed his faculties, but on the contrary he is able
to preach on his favorite themes with surprising ability.
He was born on the 28th day of August, 1808, near Greenbrier River,
"West Virginia, in what is now Pocahontas County. He is the oldest of
twelve children. In his younger days he knew Daniel Webster, John Quincy
Adams, Thomas H. Benton and other great men who figured in American
history. He arrived in California in 1852, having come over the plains in
an ox team, and on his arrival he was met by General Vallejo, who made
him a present of 320 acres of land in Sonoma County. This land he after
ward divided between his children, retaining forty acres for himself, which
he afterward sold for $5500.
It haa always been the aged minister's boast that he never used to
bacco or intoxicating liquor of any kind, and to thiß fact he attributes his
long life. He is now residing in Los Ollvos, Santa Barbara County,
where he enjoys the best of health and strength.
Senator George C. Perkins, who has Just
come from Washington, and who prom
ised that at a future time he would tell
of that portion of the administration of
President McKinley which did not ordi
narily come before the public. The Sen
ator got off a little joke at his own ex
pense that not one in five hundred seemed
to grasp. He referred to George C. Par
dee s Initials as standing for "Good Cali
fornia Patriot," and the crowd cheered,
not noticing that the same initials are
also those of George C. Perkins.
Beside the Senator sat George C. Par
dee, who was as affable and as much
master of the situation and. of himself as
when on the platform at SacramenV
withdrawing his name from the nomina
tion for Governor.
W. R. Davis, who received a defeat st
the primaries that has a strong resem
blance to that of his rival at Sacramento,
Judge Frank Davis, who placed Mr.
Gape In nomination, and Mayor- Thomas
were there to talk lightly of personal de
feat and to forward the success of the
party at large.
The Meeting Called to Order.
Senator Perkins, in calling the meeting
to order, said:
"Fellow Citizens: I reiolce with you
that we meet here to extend greetings to
our leader placed In nomination in Sacra
He proceeded to tell of the State Conven
tion, saying that the delegates were repre
sentatives of the Republican party. a:'.d.
therefore, representatives of the people of
the State of California. "We had hoped
that the nomination might fall to one of
our sons, but the fates willed otherwise."
Senator Perkins said that the people
were satisfied with the result, and that
they would as loyally stand by H. T. Gage
as they would by Pardee. had he been nom
inated' He eulogized Pardee, McKinley
and Hilborn. Xot only the California Rep
resentatives did their duty, but the whole
administration showed that It was an hon
est representation of the people. The he
roes of the war were briefly touched upon,
producing tremendous cheers from the
George C. Paraee Chairman.
George C. Pardse was introduced as
: chairman. He said:
"Ladies and Gentlemen: As you will no-
I tice by my voice. I have been to Sitcra
! m<*nto. I used It up In the past two or
| three days shoutlnff for my political an
- tagonist. We went up as Btrong antago
! nlsts, but we have come back as firm
Dr. Pardee told of his approaching the
delegates from the south and clearly
stating the position of the people of Ala
meda County. He told them that whoever
was nominated would have the hearty
support of the people of this county.
"Alameda is not thin-skinned, and we
I shall, I believe, give a bigger majority
i than ever for the Republican ticket this
fall. I want to thoroughly impress this
fact upon our visitors from the citrus
belt, so that they can go home and tell
their friends that the banner will not go
south this year, although the nomination
went there. I do not believe there is a
Republican in Alameda County who, when
! defeated, will sulk In his tent. I was
j beaten at Sacramento, but by a man
j whom every Republican may feel proud
! to follow."
Presented With a Bouquet.
B. Fehnemann stepped forward as Dr.
Pardee sat down and on behalf of the
Oro Fino Club of Los Angeles presented
Dr. Pardee with a large bouquet. He
THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL, SUNDAY, AUGUST 28, 1893.
BANNER OF THE BANNER REPUBLICAN COUNTY.
The State Republican Banner Presented to the Party Ten Years Ago and
Held From Election to Election by the County Giving the Greatest
said that Dr. Pardee and all the dele
gate* from Alameda County would be
made honorary members of the club, and
paid a passing tribute to ex-Senator Eli
I Denison, who originally presented the
I banner that has since caused so much
I friendly rivalry between Los Angeles and
j Alameda counties.
W. R. Davis, upon being Introduced,
said the position for the Republican party
of Alameda County was just where it
is at present, namely, having all of its
members standing shoulder to shoulder.
He suid that wherever he might be
placed, whether as private or general, he :
would give his heartfelt support to the
cause, and the cause that he would con
tinually uphold would be the causer of !
the great Republican party. He gave a
brief history of the party, dwelling in
particular upon its work durrng and suc
ceeding the Civil War.
It was the Republican party that dealt
so successfully with the great debt in
curred by the war and protected the un
fortunate by the great pension system,
he said. Whatever may come, the Re
publican party shall go on as the Instru
ment of the god of nations to teach mon
archies that republicanism is the most
nearly perfect form of government.
Dr. Pardee next introduced the quartet
of the Young Men's Republican Club, who
sang some original verses to the tune of
"There'll Be a Hot Time In the Old
Town To-Night" and "The Banks of the
Wabash." They were heartily received.
A Hit at MagTiire.
Tirey L. Ford, nominee for Attorney
General, upon being introduced gave Ma
guire a rather hard hit when he referred
to him as the Little Triple-Headed Giant
who was down in Los Angeles singing,
I "All Platforms Look Alike to Me." Mr.
I Ford also called attention to the fact, in a j
humorous manner, that the initials of the j
Republican gubernatorial nominee stood j
for "He's the Governor." He concludf-d
with a peroration upon the Republican :
Edward Meserve of the Los Angeles del
egation said that the leaders for Maguire
in the south were not of the highest class. '
He was confident that the people of the I
south would not support them. He was i
sure that the people or the State had made
no mistake In nominating Mr. Gage,
whom, he said, was tha "pride of Los An
The Young Men's Republican Club quar
tet san^r again and were heartily encored, j
D. Edward Collinn was asked to speak |
for the business men of Oakland. He as
serted his strong alliance to the Republi
can party and desired to take his part in
carrying out the business principles In
augurated in lS9fi. He predicted certain
victory in November next.
The next speaker was Frank Davis of
Los Angeles, who nominated Mr. Gage at
Sacramento. He s.-ild in opening: It is
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hearts. We came from the south with our
favorite son and found your citizens
firmly supporting Dr. Pardee. We were
out for fight.- We shook hands with them
and then were ready."
I Mr. Davis "joshed" "Billy" Friend In
a manner pleasing to the audience and
then went on to tell of the Los Angeles
victory In a humorous manner.
Mr. Davis fiercely referred to the Ex
aminer's underhand attack upon Henry
"What Is the matter with the Demo
cratic party? How very narrow it must
be growing that Its leading organ In this
State can find no nlther issue than C. P.
Huntingdon! What is the matter with
the issue that our soldiers have fought
and died for? What are we to do with all
these captured Islands? If you want to
get knowledge of all petty political mean
nesses then read the Examiner. I deny
the Indirect charges made by that organ
that Henry T. Gage is allied with the
railroad. There cannot be. found a fairer,
more honest man in the length and
breadth of this fair State of ours."
Mr. Davis predicted a great victory for
Mr. Gage In the south, where he said that
not only all of the Republican votes will
be for him, but likewise many of the.
Democratic. He said that the people have
great hope of getting again the Republi
can banner that they surrendered to Ala
meda County in 1896. > i
Introduced Amid Cheers.
Henry T. ' Gage was Introduced amid
thundering cheers given by the assembled
audience, which all stood up when Dr.
Pardee mentioned . his name. His re
marks were very brief, due, he said, to
the lateness of the hour. ; " He • said: ;
"Ladies ■ and . Gentlemen:. I would .be
oblivious to ' the feelings that belong to
the human heart were - I not" moved by
this grand demonstration of the people of
Alameda County. ■ I thank , you from the
bottom of my ■ heart. ■■ I • know that this
demonstration does not come from the
love of any one man, but it comes from
the love for the grand principles of the
Republican party. We owe a great deal to
the magnanimity of your Dr. Pardee that
we were able to name a candidate for
Governor by acclamation. ~ The hour is
too late for me to make a speech, and so
I thank you on behalf of the Republican
candidates and Republican party. I shall
hope to meet and talk to you in the near
future." • "■ . • \ •"-:.■
The Republican nominee for State
Treasurer, Captain Reeves ;of San Ber
nardino, was introduced, as Dr. Pardee
said, merely to let the people see who he
was. He made no speech, and with
cheers for the Republican party the dem
Primaries Pass Off Quietly.
RENO, New, Aup. 27.— The Republican
and Populist primaries passed off quiet
ly. There was no contest. Good vote
A HOT TIME
IN A CAMP
Congressman Eugene F. Loud
Faces His Adversaries, Ask
ing for Justice.
Annual Encampment of the Army and Navy
Republican League— Gage Indorsed.
Seamans Elected Commander.
Delegates to the fifteenth annual en
campment of the Army and Navy Repub
lican League assembled at Alcazar Hall
at 2 p. m. yesterday. The session, lasting
from 2 o'clock until 6 p. m., was animated
throughout and at Intervals exciting.
A motion to Indorse Leon Jones for
Sheriff of San Francisco was carried
with cheers for Jones, but a motion to
Indorse Eugene P. Loud for Congress in
the Fifth District caused a breeze of
excitement and prompted Mr. Loud to
assert that his name had been brought
before the convention without his knowl
edge or consent. Sharp strife between
Los Angeles and Oakland over the office
of commander-in-chief resulted in an
other victory for the south. The honor
went to W. H. Seamans, a close personal
friend of Henry T. Gage, the Republi
can nominee for Governor.
The convention was called to order by
Judge McElroy, commander-in-chief.
Little time was lost in preliminaries. A
committee on credentials was appolntted,
but the hall was so densely packed with
Grand Army vett rans, who had assem
bled either as delegates or spectators,
that the committee had hard work to
get out of the main hall into a smaller
room. While the committee was exam
ining the credentials presented by the va
rious camps, the convention was enliv
ened by spirited speeches. The comman
der introduced Comrade Loud, and the
representative in Congress from the
Fifth responded. He observed that it
would not be the truth to say that the
call to speak was unexpected, as every
one knew that men in public life were
expected to speak on such occasions. He
recalled the incidents of his youth and
the great events of the war from 1861 to
1866, and paid a compliment to the civic
patriotism of the veterans, who were de
fending the civil interests of the coun
try as good citizens. He epoKe of his
own reluctance, as a public man, to ad
vocate that the country should embark
In a war with Spain. In substance he
"Our work has not ended. The nation
has entered on a new course. Graver
questions now confront us than ever be
fore confronted this country. I dreaded
the embarkation of the country in another
war, fearing that questions of government
would arise that our constitution did not
provide for. We must legislate anew.
New forms of government must be intro
duced. When the year began these ques
tions were not considered. Away down
in the hearts of the American people
there is a sentiment that will not permit
the surrender of anything we have fought
for and conquered. I am conservative,
and have been called ultra-conservative;
but I realize that Porto Rico and Cuba
must be governed by the strong arm of
a powerful nation. In my Judgment, Cuba
will never pass from under the folds of
the American flag.
"The conditions and elements of com
mercial expansion of the Atlantic coast
of our country as applied to the retention
of Cuba and Porto Rico apply with equal
force to the Pacific Coast commercial de
mands In reference to the Philippine
Islands. A strong government is there
needed, so that the commerce of the Pa
cific will receive the advantage of tne
Colonel George Babeock was the next
on the platform, and he apoke of the new
page in the history of tne human race,
lie declared that tne flag should ever re
main where it now floats. He believed
that the war was ordained as a step in
the emancipation of the human race.
Speeches were made by W. H. Seamans,
General E. S. Salomon, Major E. A. Sher
man, ex-Governor Gosford, Colonel Tal
cott and Colonel C. L. Pierce.
W. H. H. Hart told the delegates about
a private interview which he had recently
with President McKinley. According to
the version of the ex-Attorney General
the interview lasted from midnight until
2 a. m. Schoonemaker of New Jersey
was present throughout the conference.
When the Interview began the President
expressed some doubt as to the wisdom
of returning the conquered islands of the
Philippine group, but a* the interview
progressed new light was shed on the
situation by General Hart and the New
Jersey statesman. At 2 o'clock, accord
ing to the official report of General Hart,
the President threw up his hands and
agreed that the Philippines should be re
tained if California demanded such reten
tion. The President declared that he
would do more for California than for any
other state of the Union, not excepting
his own State of Ohio. General Hart
therefore desired the convention to ex
press its sentiments on the question by a
resolution, which resolution should be
transmitted to President McKinley.
The tale was beautifully told by General
The committee on credentials was now
ready to report, but some delegates be
longing to the disbanded Harrison Camp
desired recognition so they could vote on
the question of their own admission to
the convention before the consideration of
the committee report. They had a hint
obviously that the report did not recom
mend their admission. The veterans of
the Harrison Camp were persistent and
even noisy in their efforts to force the
chairman to submit to a popular vote of
all those present on the issue whetner
they should come in or not. Apparently
they were about to have their own way
when C. T. Masteller produced the offi
cial records to show that no such thing
existed in this world as the Harrison
Camp of the Army and Navy Republican
League. The camp once did exist, but in
1596 it was mustered out, disbanded,
dropped from the rolls, dissolved and ex
tinguished—its charter had been revoked
and its existence terminated. The chair
ruled in effect that the delegates from
! Harrison Camp were not officially on
' earth and refused to entertain a motion
j from the myths. The ruling was a knock
out. The Harrisonians could not muster
! the courage to appeal from the decision
of the chair.
The reading of the report of the execu
tive committee followed. Delegates were
admitted from Camps Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6,
7, 8, 14 and 16. Past officers entitled to
seats were also recognized, making the
total number of votes in the convention
When the convention was duly organ
j ized ex-Governor Gosford of Los Angeles
; made a stirrinp speech. In which he said
the Gage of battle has been thrown down.
i He remarked:
"I want to say to you old soldiers that
i Henry T. Gage is an honest man through
and through to the core of his heart. He
j can neither be bought nor bulldozed. He Is
blessed with a remarkable degree of cxc-
I cutiv-e ability, and is so gifted with per
i ceptive power that he can measure the
1 character of a man at a glance. He Is
■ the cleanest, bravest and best candidate
for Governor ever placed before tne peo
ple of California. The best interests of
the country demand that the Bepubli
cans should win the battle."
At this stage of the proceedings the
committee on resolutions, consisting of
Loud. Salomon, Babcock, Talcott and
Gosford, submitted the following report,
which was adopted:
Resolved, By th* Army and Navy Republi
can League, In annual encampment assembled,
that we heartily Indorse the platform adopted
by the Republican State convention in Sacra
mento, August 24, 1898.
Resolved, That we give the nominees of our
party our full and unqualified support and do
everything possible for the success of the Re
Resolved. That we believe the great Repub
lican party to be the true and tried friend of
the veteran soldiers and sailors of the war for
Resolved! That we demand of the Republican
party that the claims of the veteran Union sol
diers and sailors for their share in the dis
tribution of Government employment be re-
A resolution Indorsing Leon Jones for
Sheriff of San Francisco and pledging
veterans to support him was adopted,
with three cheers for Jones.
Colonel Blackburn of Leland Stanford
Camp moved that the convention Indorse i
Eugene F. Loud for renominatlon for I
Congress in the Fifth District.
Comrade Houguet of Oakland asked if
Mr. Loud had ever raised his voice in
Congress against civil service. If there is i
Spy man that ought to be opposed to civil j
service it was the old soldier. 1 -.•
Blackburn— Comrade Loud stands by -^
every man that carried a musket. _.^ • - «
Voice— Congressman Loud is on recora
against civil service. - / i*/ 1 r-««
Comrade Houguet— lf he is, the Con
gressional Record does not show it. 1 do
not vote in his district, but as ; a veteran
I want to know if he has ever raised his
voice against civil service. We turned
down a man in the Third District, where
I live because he did not oppose civil ser
vice as applied to veterans. Better cut
him off now than to have him defeated at
the Dolls by a Democrat. L; ; .
Comrade Loud took the floor to speak,
but Comrade C. Mason Kinne gestured for
permission to say a word.
Loud— l can take care of myself. .
Kinne-Has the Republican party, ever
declared against civil service? I know
Comrade Loud, for I served In the same
"fiuK c^tal^care of myself.- I have
been in hotter places than this. Alllask
of any man here or elsewhere is simple
fairness. No man is my enemy because
he opposes :my election. - but my name is
not 'here for indorsement with, my con
sent When I am nominated let those
who' oppose me come forward. I recog
nize that every man has a right to aspire
?o pubHc office . and i the right to crt tic
public servants. I never sought the in
dorsement of this body or any. other body
under God's sun, and never shall. In jus
tice and honor to me, drop my name here.
I am not ashamed of any act of mine in
Congress If the time ever comes that my
conduct shall not accord with my own
convictions of justice and .duty, l will re
tlr A ft f e r^o P m a bl c C onf f v the motion to in
dorse Mr. Loud's candidacy was with
drawn by Mr. Blackburn.
Nominations for commander-in-cnler
were then declared in order. —
H. D. Talcott nominated George Bab
cock of Alameda. _
. Comrade Smith nominated W. H. Sea- 1
mans of. Los Angeles. „',.... - ,
Colonel Charles L. Pierce of the Sons of
Veterans and Major E. A. Sherman, a
veteran of the Mexican War, and Com
rade-Osborne seconded the nomination of
Babcock. The nomination of Seamans was
seconded by Colonel J. C. Currier and ex-
Governor Gosford. ,-.'„.
The ballot resulted: Seamans laS, Bab
cock 49 .... ■ !-<.. ,■ v : , . -.
Comrade Ellis moved ,that 1 ? 3 ? 3 .'
election as comander-in-cnief be declared
unanimous. It was carried.
H D Talcott was elected vice-com
mander, W. B. Benchly quartermaster,
W. S. Blackburn inspector general, W. M.
Hilton adjutant general and E. L. Hawk
An executive council was chosen, con- •
sisting of: T. C. Masteller, S. M Carr,
T. W. Sheehan. E. H. Hernck, John W.
Travers C. L. Metzer. Harry Matnewson,
Frank Elliot Myers, George Babcock and
John M. Lambert. ■■-■;■■ " . a . _
The new officers were installed by Past
RATIFY THE ACTION
OF THE CONVENTION
Republicans of Tehama County Hold
a Jollification Meeting at
RED BLUFF, Aug. 27.— The cam
paign seems to have opened early here,
as was evidenced by the Republican rati
fication held to-night at Oak and Wash
ington streets. A large crowd was in at
tendance and a band discoursed music.
The meeting was called to order by
Chairman Charles Willard. He intro
duced Charles Beckman of Sacramento,
formerly Railroad Commissioner, who
addressed the assemblage for a half
hour. The following speakers were then
introduced in order: John Clements, Her
bert Gans, Maurice Connell and J. T.
Matlock. Matlock was the last speaker,
and reviewed the record of each candi
date on the Republican State ticket. The
rally closed with cheers for the Republi
SAN LUIS OBTSPO, Aug. 27.— There was
great enthusiasm in this city to-night in
the ratification of the Republican State
ticket. Speeches were made by Benjamin
Brooks, K. Warren, John A. Nelson and
A. L. Johnson.
■FUSION IN SANTA CRUZ.
SANTA CRUZ. Aug. 27.— The Democrats
and Populists effected fusion to-day. The
Populists will name candidates for Aud
itor, Superintendent of Schools and Coro
ner and the Democrats the balance of the
ticket. The convention will be held on
A meeting of the Republicans of the
Thirty-fourth Assembly District was held
at the opera hall on Mission street last
night. I. J. Truman presided. A resolu
tion was adopted in which the action of
the County Committee was criticized re
garding the manner adopted by that
body in selecting delegates to the State
convention. The object of introducing
the resolution at this time was not so
much to correct past errors as to caution
the County Committee against a repeti
tion of what the club considered an un
fair mode of selecting delegates.
The club was addressed by A. P. Van
Duzer, Frank Zann, M. V. Taylor, Dor
san Nichols and E. I. Robinson.
The following members were appointed
on the executive committee: Dorsan
Nichols, John J. Aloran, W. E. Bouton,
M. V. Taylor, James Haslett, George C.
Sargant, I. J. Truman, C. J. Peterson and
Sam Booth. The enrolling committee con
sists of F. J. Hurst, D. C. Ray and S. H.