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SAN: FRANCISCO, FRIDAY,; JUNE; 24, 1904.
VOLUME XCVI— NO. 24.
ROOSEVELT WILL LEAD PARTY TO VICTORY;
HIS RUNNING MATE THE POPULAR FAIRBANKS
ContiOT>3d on Fftge 2, Column 3.
Continued on Pace 2, Column 4,
Continued on Pago 2, Oohma 4,V;
PARIS, ' June 23.— The Foreign Office
has been- : advised -that -the Porte 'has
ylelde'd; completely to the demands of
the > powers ' for redress as a result of
the ; Armenian persecutions. Evicted
"Armenians -.will . be ! returned t to their
homes, ¦ indemnlOed I for, losses and pro
tected jforLthe j future. ' ' .
Vlhe -Sultan,- '.however.- has thus 'far
declined* to; ratify the Porte's decision.
.The concessions followed a definite in
timation that 1 the - powers were ] pre
paring to make a naval demonstration
in-Turkish' waters, rvtv 3§SE9 ~~?: r - E£t
v - ¦ TO BE INDEMNIFIED
Porte :. Yields to Demands .- of - the
j£ Powers and Will Redress the VIc
..'•* ;;-tinis of; Persecution.. . .
A telegram' received ' yesterday : from
dent he sent' to him a telegram "of con
gratulation, and' shortly , afterward " re
ceived an answer' expressing apprecia
tion ; of the distinction conferred by, the
nomination. „... __ .. .... .'.'. ._-
Among Khe. telegrams received was
one from a few of ROoseyeTt's Long"Isl
and neighbors^- as follows: .
GARDEN' .CITY.-N'. T.'.'.Tune'23.T. 19OC— The
President. Whlt« Honse, Washington, , D. .C—
Your. Nassau netghbors send .greetings and
congratulations," wishing you all prosperity, and
a continued career of usefulness to the nation.
A triumphant election 'will be:but:your ¦well
merited reward. / '..; LEWIS. . ".¦ :
• . ->-¦'.'• CHESHIRE. ' •
'- V '. i •' ¦ . JOHNSON, .-.' $¦ '.
A party, of the. famous Rough . Riders
sent this message:' \ ' ' • -'-^
• CONVENTION ' HALL; CHICAGO, ', June 23,
1804.— Colonel. Theodore* Roosevelt, • Washing
ton- — Your • comrade* of '9S,, delegates : to • this
convention,"" congratulate-, you on • this, j one , of
the greatest events In American history. Every
soldier of your regiment will be on duty, from
now. until you- are elected- President:. May 'God
bless you. < O. BROD1E. '- '.'.
, , W. ¦ H. II. LLEWELLYN.
"• ' v :t.-j..-.leahey.- .-, .
• E.DAME; ' '*'¦¦¦* i~ ¦¦ * ' ' '
, .- . . >:;w.- s. ;. Simpson. '\->c •',*¦¦¦¦ "7
During the late afternoon and' the
early evening telegrams from all parts
of. the country poured Into the White
House offices by the score, each. bearing
its words of cheer and good wishes.*
As soon as ¦ the President recelve'd
news of the r nomination' of Senator
Fairbanks as candidate for Vice "Presi-
Aside from Secretary Loeb. -Assistant
Secretary, of State Francis B. Loom is
was the first official of the administra
tion / to extend . his congratulations.
Later in • the day. however, . other of
ficials called at the White House to
felicitate Roosevelt upon' his nomina
tion. \ *...-;¦ " ' ;,
as the standard-bearer of a great po
litical party, but as Theodore_Roosevelt,
the man and friend. Wlttr genial rail
lery he chatted with one, exchanged
comments on men or events" with* an
other, laughed heartily at a cartoon of
himself to which attention was drawn,
sketched in a free-hand way Incidents
of the convention, recalled some Inter
esting situations, personal and political,
end in conclusion . again thanked his
friends . for expressions of their con
? :CHICAGO. June 22. 1904.— Pre«ident Roose
velt; White House. Washing-ton. — Several Tale
men awaiting, wjth Joyful anticipation .to-mor
'row's Just recognition of your cervices to coun
try" and ; party. CARTER.
¦ ' HKFFELFINGER, "-' -
. - SHEFFIELD.
, . : . • -WILLIAMS.
Governor . Carter of Hawaii, and others
equally well known. . follows : - . .-.vr» .-.-; :
1858— Born October 27, in New York City.
1 880— G raduatcd at Harvard University: f ' ..
1882-83-84 — Served in the New. York Leg- }
islature. \ A
1884— Chairman of the New York delega- .
tion to the Republican National Con- -
vention. -^ ' - '/
1886 — Defeated as Republican candidate Tor.
Mayor of New York. >^
i$89-95-MJnited States Civil Service ,Com- ,
missioned. . ' .
1895-97 — President of the :Board of Police,'
Commissioners of New -York. ¦ .--¦ ¦ -^ ; :
LIFE STORY OF THEODORE ROOSEVELT
1897-98— Assistant Secretary of -the Navy.
1 SpSV-I-ieu tenant ' colonel and < colonel of the
First ; Vdlunteer. ' Cavalry ("Rough
.Riders")' .Regiment^ in the war witfi
¦ : Spain:.- ¦« ¦ r' r ./ . '. '¦..' !
¦ 1899— Elected : Governor, of New- York.
190'0^-Electcd Vice President of the United
... ¦ ' v States. ." . \ '¦:':¦'
\ 1 90 1— -September 14,^ succeeded to the'Presi
'. dency on " the death of "William Mc
; 1904—^Nominated for -President b*y the Re
publican National- Convention. - — . •
REPUBLICAN PARTY'S UN AN I MO US CHOICE FO R STANDARD. BEARER.
Sitting tilted back in a big armchair
at his desk the President chatted freely
and frankly with those about him. AH
were his personal friends, and the Pres
ident realized perfectly that the little
confidences of the "executive session,"
as he himself termed It. would be held
as Inviolable. He talked and acted not
as President of the United States, not
President Roosevelt rose from his
chair to receive the affectionate con
gratulations of those about him. He
was the most unconcerned, seemingly,
of all. He chatted animatedly a few
minutes with Mrs. Roosevelt, Miss
Carew and Loeb, and then accom
panied his secretary to the executive
ATTENDS. TO ROUTINE WORK.
Outward indications that Theodore
Roosevelt was to be chosen unanimous
ly as the standard-bearer of his party
absolutely were lacking at the White
House in the morning. The President
appeared at his desk at the usual hour
and began" immediately to transact rou
tine executive business with Secretary
Loeb. The important subjects disposed
of, he received several - visitors .for
«hom engagements had been made.
No members of the Cabinet called dur
ing the early hours of the business
day. The President was kept In close
touch with the situation at Chicago
through the press bulletins and private
messages from the convention hall,
which were received over a special
wire at the White House.
On his return to the executive offices
after he had been informed of his
nomination. President Roosevelt greet
ed cordially a number of newspaper
men. He expressed his pleasure at re
ceiving the warm congratulations of
those who. In the performance of their
duties, are kept constantly" in touch
with the President and his work.
CHATS WITH FRIENDS.
WASHINGTON, June 23.—Surround
ed by members of his family. President
Roosevelt received the announcement
that he had been nominated unani
mously by the Republicans at Chicago.
The news was received by telephone at
the White House by a press repre
sentative In advance of its receipt over
the special telegraph wire running from
Chicago to the executive offices.
At 1i:lZ p. m. the bulletin was given
to Secretary Loeb. Some time previ
ously the President had left his offices
in the executive building and had gone
to the White House for luncheon. Sec
retary Loeb immediately conveyed the
news to him there. Seated on the
veranda of the White House, chatting
with Mrs. Roosevelt, his sister-in-law.
Miss Carew and other members of his
family, tjie President received Loeb's
Chairman Parker of the Missouri del
egation presented to the committee an
A resolution was adopted authorizing
the chairman to appoint an executive
committee of nine, with such other of
ficers as are necessary for ther'manage
ment of the campaign. The chairman,
secretary, treasurer and sergeant-at
arms are to-be officers of the executive
committee. Under this resolution the
chairman is ; given absolute power in
the conduct of the campaign.
INVITATION* FROM FRANCIS.
- After Cortelyou's remarks Elmer Do
ver. of Ohio was named as secretary by
Senator. Scott. Cornelius N. Bliss of
New ¦ York . for treasurer by Governor
Murphy and William F. Stone of Mary
land for sergeant-at-arms by Senator
Mi Comas. All of these officers were
¦No 'vice chairman will be appointed,
and the new chairman will divide his
time between the New York and Chi
cago headquarters, although some
members of. the committee no doubt
will be designated to take charge of
the headquarters In this city. Head
quarters will not be opened in either
city | until ' l the latter part of July.
Meanwhile Cortelyou expects to select
the executive committee and make his
preliminary arrangements for the cam
s As soon as the committee was called
to order, Postmaster General Payne, in
a complimentary speech, nominated
Cortelyou- for chairman, and the elec
tion was made without a dissenting
voice. Clayton of Arkansas, Murphy of
New Jersey and Yerkes of Kentucky
were appointed a committee to notify
the new chairman and bring him be
fore ' the committee.
CHICAGO, June 23.— George B. Cor
telyou was chosen chairman of the
Republican •National Committee at a
meeting held to-day, just after the ad
journment of the national convention.
2n thanking the committee for the
honor, he told the members that, whHe
he would be glad to have the benefit
of their, advice and counsel, he in
tended to be chairman in fact, and
would accept no dictation from any one,
high or low. He told them that the
friends of the late Chairman Hanna
were his friends, and he asked for
the same measure of confidence and
support that had been given to the
late chairman. In conclusion, he
sought the advice of both old and new
Cortelyou made «S formal statement
of his plans. He had resigned as Sec
retary of Commerce and Labor as soon
as he was elected chairman, the resig
nation to take effect as soon as bis
successor qualifies, which will be about
July 1. Secretary Cortelyou will nor
give any active time to political mat
ters until he retires from the Cabinet.
. XO VICE CHAIRMAN.
Bearer of Tidings Finds Him
Chatting With Members
of His Family.
New National Committee Se
lects the Manager for
When the convention was called to
order to-day the galleries were filled'
for the first time. Tiers of people
wer< standing in the aisles and back
of the rows of seats. Former Gover
nor Black's introduction to make the
Roosevelt nominating speech was the
fcignal fop the first outburst of ap
plause. Black led ud to the nomina
tion by gradually defining: the type of
man best suited for the party's color
bearer. As he - named Theodore j
CROWD PACKS COLISEUM.
When Senator Fairbanks had been
nominated for Vice President there was
no diminution in the demonstration.
The voices were hoarse, but the shout-
Ing was as general as it was for the
head of the ticket.
The delegates in their eagerness to
exhibit approval of the nomination
accepted every signal for renewed
-cheering. A little colored boy from
Georgia, and later a pretty little girl
dressed in a dainty frock of white, were
lifted to the platform, where they
waved flags vigorously.
At the conclusion of every seconding
speech the outburst was repeated, and
the speakers themselves were generally
The chairman tired and his place was
taken by a young man, who grasped
the flagstaff firmly in one hand and
with a megaphone led the yelling. He
started to yell, "Roosevelt, Roosevelt,
Roosevelt," repeated over a^d over
over again, with the system of a college
yell. It was taken up by the throng,
and the cry of "Jioosevelt" rolled over
the hall in volumes so great and so ter
rific that the screeching of a hundred
steam whistrw v/ouid have been
dwarfed in comparison.
LIKE A COLLEGE YELL.
When Governor Black of New York
made his speech nominating President
Roosevelt to succeed himself as Presi
dent, the delegates in the . Republican
Convention proved there was no ab-
Fcnce of enthusiasm in their ranks
when occasion Justified an exhibition
cf that Quality. For twenty-five min
utes the great throng told its approba
tion of the convention's choice for
President. The name of Roosevelt
came from every mouth. The New
York delegates paraded the hall, shout
ing at the top of their voices. Other
delegations joined the procession, and
the- weJ! ordered body of a half hour
before was a shifting mass, every
eemblance of organization gone.
While the demonstration was at its
height Chairman Cannon stepped to
the front of tne stage. He held in his
hand the banner which was waved in
1SG0 when Lincoln was nominated, and
•which fcas been used in every conven
tion since. The flex showed the wear
and tear of ' many similar contests.
"Uncle Joe" wa\-cd It vigorously and
kept time with his body. Soon the
¦whole convention was swaying in exact
1 rfiii^'i by a resounding demonstration
vbich attested the candidates' great
popularity. The charing was l<=d by
figures known through the breadth of
the land and echoed by a mighty
throne of enthusiastic men and radiant
vomen assembled in the Coliseum to
witness the crowning feature of the
convention, as well as the close of th<*
rational meeting that marks the semi
centennial of the Republican party in
the United States.
No less than 10,000 men and women
participated in the ratification of the
party programme and the consequent
roar of cheering and handclapping was
de&feninp. The band, stationed high
among tho girders of the hall, was
browned by the tumultuous, unbounded
demonstration. Hats were tossed into
the air, State emblems were waved
and flags — beautiful, tri-colored, shim
mering, silktn flags — fluttered from
every hand, as though stirred by a
RIOT OF ENTHUSIASM.
Rpjrardkss of the fart that th«> nomi- !
nation of one had b«*en assured for
months and the other for day». the an- I
naiirf-riieni of the choice was accom- j
CHICAGO. June 13.— Th« swift, sure
current Qf public opinion for the sec
ond time in thp history cf Republican
conventions to-day resulted in the se
lection cf a national ticket without a
dissenting vote. Theodore Roosevelt
for President and Charles W. Fair
banks for Vice President received every
vote in the convention.
Henry T. Oxnard will go to New
York" to-morrow. Oxnard dined with
Senators Lodge and Penrose, Mayor
Weaver of Philadelphia, Mr. Aldrldgs
of Chicago and Judge Van Fleet of San
Francisco at the Chicago Club this
Joseph Steffens will visit Eastern
cities before his return home. George
W Reed will start west in a day or
so. W. I* Crooks will visit relatives
in Indiana. M. A. Gunst and family
Delegate A. Rucf will go to New
York. Philadelphia and Washington
and then to St. Louis. George A.
Knight will leave to-morrow for New
York. He ¦will return home by %vay of
St. Louis. B. H. Reymers and daush
ter will go to Europe for an extended
Governor Pardee. his wife and two
pretty daughters left on to-night's
train for St. Louis. To-morrow Judge
McKlnley and wife of Los Angeles will
leave for the exposition city and prob
ably will have as company on the train
Delegates John H. Norton, F. K. Rule.
Oacar Lawler, Judge Van Fleet. Frank
H. Short. J. G. Priestly. Mitchell Phil
lips and wife. C. L» Clinch, E. D. Rob
erts and A- D. Porter.
Jacob Steppacher will visit his sis
ter In Philadelphia before departing
for home by way of St. Louis.
Of the other Callfornlans in the city.
Colonel Kowalsky will start for Eu
rope to-morrow, accompanied by "Hon
est Bob." his colored valet, who won
distinction on the delegation's special
train by finding and returning .to its
owner a handful of diamond-set jewel
ry- Fulton G. Berry of Fresno will
spend a month at Lake Beulah visiting
his talented daughter, Maud Lillian
Berry. He will return to Chicago on
Sundays, he says, to enjoy yachting on
"Geography counts but little with the
sentiment and enthusiasm that is to
day apparent in favor of one who is to
be given all the honors anoTduties of
an elected President of the United
States," Knight said when silence was
restored. Continuing in epigramatic
style he thrilled the convention for
many minutes. His voice never fal
tered. His name was spoken in terms
of congratulation on every side. When
he had ceased, and with waving ban
ners the California delegation marched
to the platform to escort him to his
seat, the great Coliseum rocked with
the cheers of the multitude.
California's headquarters were in
darkness to-night. The wines and fruits
had been distributed among the fortu
nate friends cf the delegates and the
last toast had been drunk. Several of;
the delegates have departed already,
and more will go to-morrow. "Within
three days the last California delegata
will have departed from Chicago.
PARDEE GOES TO -T. LOUIS.
Again the tempest broke. Out of the
wilderness of silence had come a
human voice. It had been heard and
understood. The convention was over
joyed: its enthusiasm must find vent.
THRILLS THE CONTENTION.
Knight's voice reached to the farthest
pillar and echoed back from the giant
arches. With a howl of delight the con
vention » arose, and the waving flags
with their crimson stripes were like a
sea of flame. Speaker Cannon, with
the gavel in his left hand pounding for
order and his right uplifted command
ing silence. wa3 ignored. For minutes
the uproar continued. "When silence
came again Knight continued:
••Geography counts — "
DELEGATION*. CHICAGO. June 23 —
California's triumph came to-day In the
national convention. Her triumph was
that of George A. Knight, th« eloquent
lawyer of San Francisco. From 10:3*
o'clock until long after noon the per
spirins delegates had been listening to
the*disiineuished men of the East. Ex-
Governor 'Black of New York had
placed Mr. Roosevelt In nomination,
and Senator Boveridge of Indiana had
delivered the iirst seconding speech. To
those in the rear galleries and side
seats their efforts were nausht but
mere pantomime. No sound strayed
from a direct line in front of the plat
form until Knight opened his masterly
"Gentlemen of the convention—"
Staff Correspondent oi The Call.
BY FREDERIC W. BISHOP,
Terrific Din Lasts
From the Con
President's Name Is
Signal for Wild
Knight Adds to Re
nown of State's
BY A GALE
- Alcazar— "loTcn' lut."
-'CsOlfoml*— "A Princs of Xtlars."
"Central — "£lffht* o' Ziondon."
ColamTjia — "The Proud Prince. 1 *
Cnntes — Vaufi eville.
' riacier'i — "The Mormons. 1 *
Grand — "On Barry."
Orphenra — Vaudeville.
TivoU — "Eobla Hood."
The San Francisco Call.
Toreca«t mads at lu 7iu
clsco for thirty hour* andlmr
at mldalfht, June 241
San Traaclsco and vicinity—
Tnix Friday; lltrnt south wind,
tbxagiag to brisk westerly.
A. O. McADIE,
PRICE FIVE CENTS.