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DIX HEADS TICKET
State Chairman Nominated for Gov
ernor of New York-Selection is
Convention Hall, Rochester, N. Y.,
Sept. 30.-The Democratic State con
vention tonight nominated the follow
ing ticket for the next State election:
John A. Dix, of Thompson, Wash
ington county, for governor
Thomas E. Conway, of Clinton, for
Edward Lazansky, of Kiags, for sec
retary of state.
William Sohmer, of New York, for
John J. Kennedy, of Buffalo, for
Thomas J. Carmody, of Pen Yan,
for attorney general.
John A. Bensel, of New York, was
nominated for State engineer and
Frederick Collins for associate judge
of the court of appeals.
This list of candidates, prepared
after a day of almost continuous con
ferences, went through shortly after
midnight with only two halts in its
quick progress. This was the pre
sentation of the name of Congressman
William Sulzer as the only rival can
didate for governor. Mr. Sulzer re
ceived 176 of the 460 votes of the con
vention and Mr. Dix got the rest. All
the other nominations were made by
Supreme Court Justice James A.
Bates, of Ulster county, was the only
other candidate presented in opposi
tion to the leaders for associate judge
of the court of appeals. He received
22 votes, but before the result of the
balloting was announced, the nomina
tion was made unanimous on the mo
tion of the Ulster delegation.
Then John B. Stanchfield, of Elmira,
moved that fhe convention indorse the
candidacy of Irving G. Vann, who has
w. been nominated to succeed himself in
the second vacancy on the court of
appeals bench. The motion was car
The conyention took its final ad
journment at 12.25 a. m., and the dele
gates made a rush for their trains.
New York, Sept. 30.-John A. Dix
is 50 years old, having been born in
Glens Falls, New York, in 1860. He
received his early education in home
schools and was graduated from Cor
nell university in 1882. His business
career began as a member of the~ firm
of Reynolds & Dix, marble dealers..
In politics Mr. Dix first becahne
prominent as the chairman of the
Democratic county commeittee of Wash
Two years ago Mr. Dix was the
Democratic nominee for lieutenant
governor, meeting defeat.
At~ the Buffalo convention in 1906,
atwhich the Democrats nominated
Hearst for governor, Dix himself re
ceived 17 votes for governor. He re
fused to sanction Hearst and bolted
In June last Mr. Dix succeeded
William J. Conners, of Buffalo, as
chairman of the Democratic State
In 1872 John A. Dix, a cousin of the
present nominee's father, was gov
ernor of New York.
TILLMAN WILL RUN
.IF HEALTH ALLOWS
Says Decision on Campaign of 1912
Depends on How He Stands
Trenton, Oct. 2.-"If my health con
tinues to improve T expect to be a can
didate for the United States senate in
1912, otherwise not. All will depend
on how I stand the work in Washing
ton when I go there in December."
This statement, given to the Asso
ciated Press tonight by United States
Senator Benj. R. Tillman, disposes of
the recent persistent rumors that be
cause of failng health the senior South
* Carolina senator had decided to retire
from public life at the end of his pres
ent term in the senate.
BIGGEST FISH STORY EVER.
Exceeding Two Million "Flat Backs"
Brought to Beaufort, N. C.
Beaufort, N. C., Sept. 29.-More than
two million manhadens, commonly
called flat backs, were caught off the
coast and brought to the fish mills
here today. More than three millions
and a half of the fish have been caught
in the last two days, and fishermen
report that the fishing grounds still
are filled with them.
The mills, which convert the fiat
backs into guano and oil are working
overtime, and employing extra men to
handle the extraordinary catches.
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