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OMAHA DAILY BEE
\ THIETBENTH YEAB. OMAHA , NEB. , SATURDAY MORNING , .TUNE 7 , 1884. NO. 305.
JIM AND JACK.
Tuo''PluMuKui2uf ' ' of Maine anfltbc
11 Black Basic "of Illinois ,
They Will Lend the Eepublioau
Hosts to Victory Next
Being Oliosen Yesterday Ainid
Thunders of Enthusiasm.
/ Blaine Secures the Nomination on
V the Fourth Ballot.
The Vote Standing 544 for Blaine
nnd 207 for Arthur ,
Sixty-Five Votes Scattered Aniouc :
Edmunds , Sherman and
The Evening Session Chooses
Logan for the Vice-
The Convention Almost Unani
mous for His Selection.
Proceedings of the Convention in
Detail The Ballots by
A T > ny Full of Excltlnc Incidents
Great Incitement , nnd Intense
GincAfio , Juno G. The Tribune anys
last night's demonstrations and vote on
the adjournment shows Blaiuo's great
strength and indicates hit nomination.
The Inter Ocean says the situation is
practically unchanged ; that southern del
egates remain firm for Arthur and that
Elaine's forces stick with great tenacity ;
that Sherman , Logan and Edmunds were
waiting and hoping for a break in Arthur
or Elaine's forces. The Times refrains
from predictions ; says none of the nomi
nating speeches equalled these of Conk
ling and Garlield four years ago. It is
generally thought a result will not bo
reached to-day unless there should bo a
second session. Blaine men predict his
nomination on the second or third ballot.
N CHICAGO , June G , One hour and n hnlf
\ ' before the time of the convention to assom
* bio vast crowds of people were in front of
the entrance waiting for the doors to
open. It seemed as if there had been no
change from last night , when thousands
demanded admission to a hall already
crowded. The doorkeeper , police , and
seargnnt-at-arms exercised great patience
and there was little irritation.
The rumor this morning in the air is
that the independents , nlnrmcd nt the
strong Blaine demonstration last night ,
have determined to cast the vote of Mas
sachusetts and Vermont on the second bal
lot for Gen. Win. Tecumseh Sherman.
( ULLED TO OKDEU.
It was 20 minutes pnst the hour for
meeting when the gavel fell , nnd the
chairman announced that the convention
would bo opened by prayer by llov. Dr.
Scuddor , of the Presbyterian church.
The chairman announced that the con
vention would now procoo'd io ballot.
The roll of states was called nnd resulted
ns follows :
The official footing of the first ballot is
as follows : Blnino , 334A ; Arthur , 278 ;
Edmunds , 03 ; LognnG3 J John Sherman ,
30 ; Hawley , 13 ; Lincoln , 4 ; Gen. Slier-
BKCONI ) IAUXT OFFICIAL.
. .ry * Logan ( il
" Sherman 28
llawloy 1 !
General Sherman . '
Changes in the fust ballot wcro as fol
Alabama Arthur , 17 , Blaine , 2 , Lo
gan , 1.
Arkansas Blnino gains 3 , Arthur loses
1 , Edmunds loses 2.
Californin no change.
Colorado no change.
Connecticut no change.
Delaware no change.
Florida no change.
Georgia no change.
Illinois demanded the roll call on
delegates. No change.
Indiana Blaine gains 4 , Arthur bat 1 ,
Edmunds , 3.
Kansas Blaine gains 2 , Arthur loses
2 , Logan gains 2 , Sherman loses 2.
Iowa No change.
Kansas Blaine gains J , Arthur loses
2 , John Sherman loses 2 , Logan gains 2 ,
llawloy gains 1.
Kentucky Arthur gains 1 , Blaine
loses 1 , Logan loses J. '
Louisiana Blaino'guins 2 , Logan loses
1 , Arthur loses 1.
Maine No change.
Maryland Blaine gains 2 , Arthur
Massachusetts Arthur gaina 1 , Ed-
inunda loses 1.
\ ( Michigan Arthur gaina 2 , Edmund
Wisconsin Blaine gains 3 , Edmunds
loses 1 , Logan 2.
Minnesota No change.
Miesissippi No change.
Wisconsin Blaine gains 2 , Edmunds
loses 1 , Lot-ail 2 ,
Nebraska No change.
Nevada No change ,
New Hampshire Arthur gains 1 , Ed
munds IOSCB 1.
New Jersey No change ,
Now York Arthur's losses nnd galno
Ohio Blaine gains 2 , Sherman lojosS.
End of socond"b.illotArthur loses 7 ,
Blaine gains 14J , Edmunds loses 7 , Lo
gan loses fij.
Great encoring over Blaino's gain. A
number of delegates are conferring.
T11IU1) ) 11AU.OT.
The changes will bo noted from the
Indiana was reached without a change.
\rthur gains 1 , Edmunds loses 1.
Kansas Blaine gains 2 , Arthur's loss.
Kentucky Blaine gains 1 , Arthur's
Michigan Edmunds losca 2 , Blaiuo
gains 3 , Sherman loans 1.
Minnesota Arthur gains 1 from Ed-
Missouri Blaine gains 1 , Arthur 1 ,
Nebraska Blaine gains 2 from Ar
thur.Now Jersey Blaine gains 2.
Now York Arthur gains 1.
North Carolina. Blaine giunsgl ] , Lo-
Pennsylvania. Blnino gains 1 , Ar
So far Blnino gains 18 over the second
ballot , Arthur loses 8 , Edmunds losca 5 ,
Logan 3 , Sherman loses 2 ,
South Carolina Blaine gains 1.
Tennessee Arthur gains 1 , Logan's
loss.Texas Blaine gains 1 , Logan's loan.
Wisconsin Arthur gains 4 , Edmunds'
Virginia Blaine gains 2 , Arthur loses
1 , Logan loses 1.
End of third ballot Blaine gains 25 ,
Arthur gains 3 , Edmunds loses 11 , Logan
Blaino's friends claim his nomination
on the next ballot.
T1IIUI ) 11ALLOT OFFICIAL.
The indications nro strong that Blaine
will bo nominn'od on the next ballot.
Biaino's friends claim Illinois' total vote
will go him on the next ballot. Great
TKYINO TP ADJOUllN.
The announcement of the result of the
ballot created tremendous excitement ,
which continued for several minutes , the
chair vainly endeavoring to restore order.
Dozens of delegates were on their foot
endeavoring to secure the attention of
the chair. Motions to adjourn till 710 :
were made and seconded. The Blaine
men resisted the motion , but the chair
put the question to the house. The
confusion at this time (2:30 ( : p. m. ) wan BO
great that it was impossible to decide the
question by a rising vote , and n call of
states was ordered on the motion.
Illinois voted ID against and 29 for ad
journment. A poll was demanded.
The vote on adjournment was lost.
Forakor moved that Blaine bo nomi
nated by acclamation.
Roosovillo of Now York , demanded the
call of the roll. Great excitement.
Forakor wiehdrow motion in order to
THE FOUllTH BALLOT.
The changes from the third ballot were
as follows :
Alabama Blaine Rains G , Arthur loses 5 ,
Logan loses 1.
Arkansas No change ,
California No change.
Cnlorailo No change.
Connecticut No change.
Delaware No cliango.
Florida Blaine gains 2 , Arthur loses 2.
Georgia No change.
Indiana Cast 20 votes solid for Elaine , a
gain to lilaino of 12 , and a loss to Arthur of 10
and to Logan of 2.
Iowa lilaino loses 2 , Arthur gains 2.
Kansas 1'laino gains 3.
Kentucky Blaine gains 4. Koll of dele
gates demanded. '
Maine No change. '
Maryland lilaino gains 4.
Kansas lilaine gains 3 ,
Maryland Blalno gains 4.
Mnssa ; husetta lilaino gains 2.
Michigan lilaino gains 8.
Missouri casth her entire vote for lilaino.
Michigan lilaino gains 8.
Minnesota Bhilno gains 2.
Mississippi -lilnlno rains 1 ,
Missouri Blaine gains 22.
Illinois Roll call on delegates de
manded. Great excitement.
Senator Oulloin rasa and said ho wished
to road a dispatch ho had just received
from Gen. Logan. Objections wcro
promptly made uud sustained. Cullom
THE NAME OK LO'JAN ,
and cast the 34 votes of Illinois for
Blaine : The change in Illinois from
Logan to Blaine made Elaine's vote 414.
The vote in Illinois wis 34. Cullom
completed his report by giving Blaine 34 ,
Logan 7 nnd Arthur 3 ; a gain to lilaino
of 31 , to Arthur of 2 and a loss to Logan
New Hampshire Blaine gains 3.
Now Jersey Blaine gnina G.
AHTHUU'H OHACKFUL ACT.
NEW YOUK , July ( ! . - Blaiuo gains 1.
A call of delegates demanded. A dis
patch has been received from President
Arthur by Curtis , of the Inter-Ocean ,
saying : "If Blaine is nominated on this
ballot have Dutchur imk to make the
nomination unanimous and thank my
friends for mo. "
Now Yin k ( vote polled ) No change.
North Carolina lilaino gains 5.
Ohio The wbolo vote was cast for Blainc ;
a gain of 2 ,
Oregon No change.
Pennsylvania guvo lilainu 51 vote * ; a gain
of 1. ( lilaino lias now received -123 votes ) .
Ithodo Inland- Blaine gains 7.
South Carolina no change ,
Tonncfiseo Blame gains I.
Texas Blaine galr 1.
Vermont No change.
AVest Virginl.i no change.
Wiicomin cast her 22 votes for Blaine , a
gain of 11.
District of Columbia Perry Carson an
nounced 2 vnten for Biuino , [ hand laughter
and cheers. ] Conger , howuver , voted for
Idaho Blaine gains 1.
Now Mexico No change.
Utah Blaine gains 2.
Washington No change.
Wyoming Hiatus gains 2 ,
Ktlmunds , , , , , il
Ij gau 7
Ifuwloy , , 15
Lincoln . . . , , , , . 2
was announced at 4:40. : Instantly , and
oven bcforo the last figures were pro-
nouncedbyMr , Mol'herson the vast au
dience arose and broke out into another
mad demonstration of enthusiasm , Cheers
resounded , the band struck up mi inspir
ing air , and hats , handkerchiefs and na
tional Hags were waved. A largo tquaro
banner from Kansas was carried through
the hall , promising largo majorities in
that state for Bluino and with its two up
rights capped with now brooms ; and the
stuffed englo from Colorado was also car
ried around in the procession.
THE 110AK OK AHTII.I.J5HY
ititsido was hoard commingling with the
louder roar of voices inside and , amid
great enthusiasm , the nomination wan
The following despatch from President
Arthur was received by Mr. McPherson :
"WAsmxoTON , 1) . C. , June 0. To the
Ch.ittnian Republican National Convention
The president 1ms font the following despatch
to Mr. lllfttne.
"A. a. .1. run I.IPM , 1'ilvnto Secretary. '
'lion , > Tn < < , ( ! . Blaine , AtigtmU , Malno :
As the candidate of the republic. parly , you
will receive my earnest and cordial support.
Cuesvrr.u A , Airmen , "
This was received with loud applunso ,
and the convention adjourned until
has been telegraphed to to know if ho
would accept the vice presidency. As yet
no reply hits boon received.
Tin : OFFICIAI , SCOIIK.
Alabama. . . 1 17
ArkniiB.14 , . . 8 4
California. . Ill
Color.ido. . . 0
Dcluwiuo . , D 1
Florida 1 7
( < onrga ! 21
Illinois. . . , * 3 I10
Indiana. . . . 18 9 . . . 1 2
Kiti3ua 12 4 1 1
Kentucky. , fij 1C. 2J. . . 1 1 . . . 1
Louisiana. . 2 10 8
Maryland. . 10 fi
Mass 1 2 . . . 2fl
Michigan. . 15 2 . . . 7 ' !
Minnesota. 7 1 . . . fi
Mississippi. 1 17
Missouri. . . f > 10 1 0 1
Nebraska. . . 8 2
Nevada. . . . G
Now Hump . . 4 . . . (
Now Jersey ! ) (5 ( 1 2 . . .
Now York. 28 31 . . . 12
N. Carolina 2 111 1
Ohio 21 25
Oregon ( i
1'ouna 47 11 1 1
Khodo Inl'd 8
South Cnr'a 1 17
Tennessee. . 7 10 . .1
Toxna 13 11 . .2
Virginia. . . 2 .21 . .1
W. Virginia 12
Wisconsin. . 10 . .G . . . G
Arizona. . . . 2
Dist. of Col. 1 1
Dakota. . . . 2
Montana. . . 1 1
Now Mexico . . . .2
Wash/for. . 2
Wyoming , . . . 2
Total. . . . 334J 278 G3j 93 30 4 2 15
Alabama. , . 2 17 . .1
Arkansas . . 11 3
California. . 10
Colorado. . . G
Delaware . . 5 1
Florida. . . . 1 7
IllinoiH . . . . 3 1 40
Indiana. . . . 18 'J . . . 1 2
Kansas 13 2 2 1
Kentucky. , fi 17 2 . . . 1 1 1 . . . .
Louisiana. . 4 9 2
Maine . . . . 12
Maryland . 12 . .4
Mnssachuii'ta 1 3. . . 21
Michigan . . 15 A . . . fi 2 . . . .
Minnesota , . 7 1. . . G
Mississippi. 1 17
Missouri . . 7 10 8 5 1
Nebraska . . 8 2
Nevada. . . . G
Now Hump. . . 5 . . . 3
NowJorsoy 9 G 1 2
Now York. . 28 31 . . . 12 . . . 1
N.Caroliua 3 18 1
Olm 23 23
Oregon . . . . 0
Penusylva'a 47 11 1 1
Him Island 8
S.Carolina. 1 17
Tennessee. . 7 1G 1
Texas 13 11 2
Virginia . . . 2 21 1
Wisconsin .11 C . . . 0
Arizona. . . . 2
Dakota . . . . 2
Dist. of Col. 1 . .1 ' .
Montana . . 1 1
Now Mexico . . 2
Ut h 2
Wyoming. . . . 2
Totals..31 ! ) 270 01 85 28 4 2 13
THIHD 1S/YI / T < 01\
TIU OITICIAl , BUOIII.
StatoH 13a A &
° $ J "
_ iJ M ft C M
ArkanmH. . . 11
Cnlafomia. . 1G
Colorado. . . G
Conn , 12
DoUwaro . , 5 1
Klorldu. . . . . 1 7
( Jcorcla 21 ,
Illinois 3 1 40
Indiana. . , . 18 10 2
Kansas 15 . . . 2 . . .
Kentucky. , fi ( I ! 2 . . .
houtninnu. . . 4 0 2 . . .
Maryland. . 12 t
Mam 1 t . . . 21
Michigan. . , 18 I . . . 3 . 1
Minnesota. , 7 i . . . & .
MiBH . 1 11 . . . 4 .
Missouri. . . . 12 1G 4 , . 1 .
Nebraska. .10 .
Nevada. , , . . G , . . . . . . , .
N. II . fi . . . 3 .
N. J . 11 1 . 0 . . .
N. Y . 28 32 . . . 12 .
N. 0 . 4 18 .
Ohio . 25 . 21 .
Oregon . 0 .
Penn . CO 8 1 1 .
S. 0 . 2 10
Tenn . 7 17
Texas . II 1 1 .
Vermont . 8 , , , . . . . . .
Vlrghda. . . . 4 20 ; .
W.lrjdnla 12 .
Wisconsin. . 11 10 . . . . 1
Arozona. . . . 2 . , , . , . . . . . . , , .
Idaho . 1 1 . , .
Dakota . 2 . . . , , .
Montana. . . 1 . 1 , , . . , , , . .
N. Mexico. . . 2 . . . . .
Utah . 2 . , .
Wwli. Tor , 2 . . .I .
Wyoming . . . . 2 , , , . , . . , . . , , . . ,
Dlst.O , . . . . 1 1 . . . . , . . . .
Totals 375274 63 C'J 25 U 2 13
TUP. OFFICIAL ROOUK.
\lal.ama. . . 8 IS >
\rkainas. . 11 3 . . . > . .
Colorado , G
) olnwnro. < 5 1
'lor Id k. . . . It 5
Scorgln 21 , . . . . . . .
liinoU. . . . : u a i
lldbil : * . , . 30 ' . v
Iowa 21 2 . . , < > . . . . . . . . . . , ,
Rations , . . JIB
Kentucky , . , I' ' 15 1 < > .1
.oulitana. , H 7 . . . < . . . . , . . . . . . .
Unlnii 12 i . . . .
Maryland. . . 15 1 . . . . , . , , ,
Miiss'chust'n 3 7 IS . .
Michigan. . 20
Minnesota K . . . . >
KAl hipi. 2 10
Missouri. . . 32
N'chraxkn. . , 10 . . . .
N'cvnd.i. , . . 0 t
N.llmnpshlro : ! 2. . . 3
Niw .lurnejr 17 1
Now York. 20 3D . . . 0 . . . 1 . . 2
N. Carolina 8 12 1
Oregon 0 . . . >
I'oniwylv'Ia 51 8 . . . 1
Khodo I. . , 7 I
South Car. 2 15 . . . 1
Tonuemeo. 11 12 . . . - , . . . . . . . . . . .
I'ouu 15 8
Virginia. . 4 20
Wont Vir. 12
Arizona 2 ,
Dist. Col. . 1 . .1
Utah 2 ' . . .
Wanton Ty . .2
Wyoming. . , "
Totals. . . . 514 207 7 41 2 15
TUB IfcTiINOlS INCIDENT.
TUB OHANIIB TO I1LAINC.
During the taking of the fourth ballot ,
when Illinois wns called , the chairman
of Iho delegation , Mr. S. M. Oullom ,
" 1 ask leave of this convention to rend
n dispntch , which I have just received
from General Jno. A. Logan , addressed
to the Illinois delegation. " [ Loud , cries
of "Regular order1 ! "Regular order ! "
"Wo object ! " "Call the roll ! " and great
Mr. Cullom "To the republicans
[ Loud cries of "Order ! " "Cnll the roll ! "
"Regular order ! " ] I nm directed by
General Lognn to road.It to this conven
tion , and shall send the dispntch to the
" Loud cries of "No !
desk to Vo rend. [
No ! " and great confusion. ]
Mr. Burrows , of Michigan I make
the point of order that the reading of the
dispatch is not in order , and nothing but
the announcement of the vote is In ordor.
[ Loud applause. ]
The chair The oh&ir sustains the
point of order. [ Loud n'pplnuae. ]
Cullom The Illinois , delegation then
withdrav.'E the naina of' . General Logan
and votes : For Blaine 34'votos ; for Logan
7 ; for Arthur 3. [ LourJ cheers. ]
The chair The .secretary will an
nounce the vote of the Btato of Illinois.
The Secretary For Arthur , 3. [ Great
confusion in the hall and continued up
roar which lasted f > or 10 minutes. ]
Cullom Mr. Chairman : I dcniro to
hoar the announcement of the vote , and I
hope there will bo ordjr restored hero ,
I do ire to hear the announcement of the
vote of Illinois.
The Clidir The gentleman will repeat
the vote of Illinois.
Cullom Now if the gentlemen will bo
quiet wo will have this thing in order.
Illinois cast 34 votes for Jns. G. Blaine ,
[ loud nnd long continued cheering re-
Bumod , ] 7 votes for John A. Logan , and
3 votes for Chester A. .Arthur.
The secretary then read the vote from
the desk amid great cheering.
Fifor of Illinois Forfoar there maybe
bo Borne mistake , I challenge the vote of
Illinois nnd domnnd n 'call of the roll.
[ Loud cries of "No1' ! ' "No ! " "Sit
down. " ]
Cullom I wnnt to know whether this
gontloinnn challenges the vote of Illinois
a vote whioh ho made himself ? [ Gront
confusion ] .
Mr. Fifor I challenge the vote and
demand the roll call.
The Chair The secretary will call the
roll of the state of Illinois.
The secretary did BO. The result
showed all the Illinois ! delegates voting
for Blaine , except John M , Hamilton ,
A bnor Taylor and Samuel B. Raymond
( for Arthur ) , and W. Vti. Berry , Goo. K.
Inghain , Harrison Black , John J. Rinn-
kor , R. A. Ilalbert arid W. MoAdnms
( for Logan ) .
The change in Illinois from Logan to
Blaine mndo the Elaine's votes , 414. The
vote was n gii'n ' to. Blaiuo''ot 31. to
Arthur of 2 , nnd . lusj to Lnaii ; oi - .
When the tnto of Nebraska was
reached , Mr. ThurHton nroBoftiud said :
"Mr , Chairman ; Nebraska with her Hfthy
thousand republican ! ) - "
The profound contempt from the audience -
dionco for further oratory was shown in
thu moat vociferous munner. The chair
man finally succeeded in getting order
and Mr. Thurston continued :
"Costa 10 votes for James U. Ulalno , "
And sat down amid trombnduoua noise.
This was n gain of 2 by Blaine from
CIIIUAOO , Jutiu 0. Thu following dis
patch wns received :
WAHIIINOTON , Juno 0C. . M. Cnllnm , Illi
nois delegation : The republicans of the Btattu
that mutt bo relied upon to elect iho nrouldimt
having BO Htrongly shown u preforoncofor Mr.
Bluino , I deem It my duty not to tand In the
way of th'i poojilo'ii chulco , -rocoininend
my frioiuU to luslst his nomination ,
( Signed ) JOHN A. LOOAN.
HOW IT HTAlt'ir. ! ) A HOW.
CIIIUACIO , Juno G , There was on ex
citing Bet-no ubout midnight lost night in
tliu Colorado hcadquarteru , which would
have resulted in bloodshed but for the
prompt interference of the police , A
number of Blaino'a immanent wcro hold
ing a mooting with closed door * , when a
young man carrying nil armful of circu
lars entered , Tno circulars contalnod n
reproduction of I'uck'a "Tatoood Man , "
which are boim ; distributed everywhere
for Apolitical oll'oct by n few ultra untl-
Blaine men. It appears that the ( hooting
wns being hold to discuss the best menus
> ( suppressing the further circulation of
liojo campaign circulars , nnd when the
oung man entered their midst mid cum-
no need scattorini ; thorn nil over the room
here was mi intense oxcitomunt. Otui
nnu jumped up and catching the in-
ruder by the throat pulled him to the
leer and thini ; him out Into the hall ,
vlien ho was besot by a dozen other ml-
icrents of Blntno. They kicked and
tnumlod him , nnd wcro rapidly reducing
liui to jolly , when nomu friends citmo up.
lorolvura were pulled on lioth sides at
once , but bloodshed wns prevented by tno
ipponnuico ot officers who rescued the
> old no\va ni > unt.
THE KVKXtmi SKSS10H.
Cmr.vno , Juno 0. Considering that nil
ho oxcitomant and interest in the con
vention culminated to-dny in the noiiiiii-
ntlon of Mr. Blnlno for the presidency ,
hero wna n very largo nttendnnco ns well
of delegates ns of spectators , nt Iho oven-
ug noBsion. The galleries were hardly
ess crowded thnn nt any of the preceding
sessions , but there wns n mnrked nbsonco
of nny other fooling than of aimplo
LAYKU 11V AS HUSH rVTIIOMCJ I'lUEST.
It was 8:15 : p. m. when the chairman's
gnvol fell nnd announced Hint prayer
would bo olVerod by Rev. Dr. O'Reilly , of
Detroit. Dr. O'Reilly in treasurer of the
Irish National Loagus of America , nnd is
Iho first Catholic ID open n republican
convention with prayer. It may bo snld
republicans hi vo introduced two now
features in this convention : A colored
man na temporary chairman nud n representative -
sontativo of the Calholio church invited
to participate in the omcinl proceedings
on an equal with prntestnut ministers.
Dr. O'Reilly is n lifelong ropublic.ui.
Till ! NATIONAL COMMUTE ! ! .
A * , conclusion of the prnyor the ohnir
called for the names of members of the
national committee which had not boon
already sent ul > - 'or ' n announced the
the 1)iatriot of
nome of Jesse Q- ° " ]
Columbia. Col. Perry Cftr80.n-
A resolution wns l'aMOll l > ornuttnig
committees to name the
the state central
members of nntio"al ccmmlttooB not al
ready named. . . _ . . . . . . / - , ,
* District of Col-
Mr. Conger , from ?
umbin , said the nnm ° < > f Cnrson had not
boon J > ° doloeatlon.
ngrood upon by
The chair decided u'o gontlomnn out
of order , pending ncti ° ° f n resolution
to limit the vioo.prosi < lo cy nomlnnting
spooobos to ton minutosi which might
be divided bet e a two or moro
Mr. Conger I want to know who
the voice of the District of Columbi
to lie suppressed by the chairman.
The Chair I Tory much wish I could
do BO. [ Lnughtor , ]
Mr. Conger insisted on sponking nmic
much laughter and confusion.
When order was restored , it waa an
nounced on behalf of Now Mexico tlm
Stephen B. Elkins had boon substituted
ns a member of the national committee
fortho gentleman previously announced ,
owing to the resignation of the latter.
Conger , of the Dislrict of Columbia ,
ngain inquired whether Carson's name
hnd boon put on the roll as a member of
the national committee.
The Chair It hns.
Mr. Conger ngnin protested but with
The resolution limiting the speeches of
nomination to ton minutes was passed ,
and the clerk proceeded to call the roll of
states for nominations.
No response was heard until Illinois
was reached , when Senator Plumb , of
Kansas came forward. IIo said the
convention had completed two of its
most serious duties : the adoption of a
platform and the nomination of a candi
date for president. The platform was
onp on which all good republicans could
unite , and the candidate who could beat
any democrat living or dead ; but it was
still important that the best possible man
should bo named for the second place. It
wns but a matter of just recognition to
the great army of auldiors of the war for
the Union that a representative from
their number should bo placed
on second place of ticket. The Grand
Army of the Republic had enrolled more
thnn threo-qunrters of a million men ,
who Intely were the blue. In presenting
u name from their ranks the speaker
would mention n man fitted in every way
for first plnco ; n man who would add
ntrcngth to the ticket nnd justify the
hopes and expectations of the pnrty.
TJmt man was General John A , Logan.
[ Loud , long nnd renewed applause ]
I'ho speaker did not present him in bo-
luilf of Illinois or any of the other states ,
but of the whole United States. IIo be *
longed no moro to Illinois than to Kan-
Has , where 75,000 soldioru would receive
the nowa of his nomination with shouts
of clndncsH. The speaker wan connnia-
untied by the Btulo of Kaunas to make
this nomination. [ Applnuso ] ,
juimi' HOUCIC ,
of Tennessee , in seconding the nomi'in-
lion said that while the convention hnd
not BOOH fit to nominate
his first choice it had doTe well nnd the
speaker proceeded to pay a tribute to the
"Plumed Knight" of Maine. IIo hoped
the convention would come to n common
understanding and n roe me reor thd
second place on the ticket , Vt'.jon the
wires should transmit the news of the
nomination of General Lojjnn to the sol
dier boys of oait Tonnoseoo there would
bo rejoicing among them as there would
bo everywhere at the presidential nomi
nee. His delegation was aomowhut
divided , but when they came to name
John A. Lotjiw ( hey were united , 24
of Nebraska alao seconded the nomina
tion. Ho wanted the republican party
to write upon its banner the invincible
legend "lihiino and Logan. " [ Applnuao
and cries of "time , time ! " ]
of Pennsylvania in further seconding
the nomination the convention had chos
en OH its candidate for president a native
of Pennsylvania , whoso fume had grown
too great for hia native atnto and had be
come commensurate with the groutnesa
of the nation ,
( XiNOKKBSMAN HOItU
of Michigan ( from the head of his dele
gation ) further Bocondod the no mi *
nation , saying that in nominating John
A. Logan the convention would light thu
soldiers camp-fires from end to end of the
Clancoy , [ colored ] of Nortli Carolina
In seconding the nomination , aaid that
with Blnino and T.ogau his atnto could bo
cnrricd for the party by 5,000.
_ After farther nominations from Geor
gia nud Kentucky , n motion wns made to
impend the rules nnd mnko nomination
of Logan by ncclnmntion. U wns put to
n vote nnd the mnjority voted for it , but
as a two-thirds vote wnt necessary the
clmir ordered the roll called in order to
nscertnin numbers.t the request of
ologalcs , who ( nlil there were others who
visited to npenk for Ixignn , the motion to
ttspoiul the rules wns withdrawn.
Brndloy , ot Kentucky , eulogized the
tntesmanship and soldierly < ] tmlitio3 of
ho man whoso nnmo wna before the con-
oiilion , ntul predicted that if lie wore
lomiitnted for the second plnce , the lick-
t would BWi-ep the country.
Lee , of South Carolina , nnid his atnto
mil rniaed thu first colored noldiorn to
ijjht for the Union and their hearts would
10 rejoiced nt tlu nomination.
A 'Penneaaco delete ( interrupting )
n the nnniu of throe-quarters of n mil-
ion soldiers who did nut alny nt home
luring the war , I nominate "Hlnck Jack"
jogan. Sovornl other nominating speech
es were ninde.
O'llarn , of North Carolina. 1 auggoit
lint wo proceed to nominate Gonernl
Ijognn , nnd allow others who wnnt to
nlk , the privilege of printing their
pcoohes. [ Inughter. ]
UONPEUBIlATi : SOMUKUH FOIl I.OOAX.
A Virgiuin delegnto s\id that , in the
ibsuiteo of General Mnhono , owing to
llnes.i , ho would undertake to speak for
Virginia. Ho could not , like many who
) reeeded him , nppenl in behnlf of union
oldiers for Logan's iioininttion ; but ho
would speak for 300,000 confederate
oldiera , of whimi ho was one , who would
rally to the support of Blnino nnd Logan.
Gonornl J. S. Robinson , of Ohio ,
lecondeil the noiuiiintlon on behnlf of his
atnto , nnd moved to suspend the rulca
nnd mnko the nomination by acclamation.
The question being put to n vote , wns
loclnred carried. Great confusion follow
ed. The Kansas banner wna brought out
again , with the portrait of Logan added
Unit of Blnino.
When quiet was restored Congressman
Jikvia , of Illinois , demanded n cnll of the
roll on the nomination , and the motion
in ir seconded , it was BO ordered.
When Oow York was reached George
ym. Curtis announced that the delega
tion waa not quite ready and asked for
further time to make the count.
The request wai granted and the call
was proceeded with of the remaining
states. A laugh was raised when the
District of Columbia was reached nnd its
two delegates rose in turn nnd voted for
[ jognn , this being the first time since the
opening of the convention on which they
voted on the enmo aide of nny question
before the house.
NK\V YOUR'H DISSENTING HRVEN.
The roll being completed , Now York
was again called , nnd Mr. Curtis an
nounced the vote of that stnto ns 1 for
Forakor , of OhioG ; for Grcshnm , of Indi
ana ; nnd GO for Loqan.
The vote was unanimous with , the ex
ception of these 7 votes from Now York.
Logan's total vote was 779. The nomin
ation was then made unanimous.
The thnnks of the convention were
tendered to the temporary and perma
nent olllcors nnd thu convention then ad
journed nine die.
HimilAlt FOR HOME.
A largo number of delegates to the
convention left by Into trains. It is esti
mated that about half of the entire num
ber have already gone , and the corridors
of thu hotels begin to look dreary and deserted -
sorted , and wrapped in the dust nnd litter
which the thousands of muddy boats nnd
myriads of clgnr stubs alone can produce.
FATHER O'KElM'jY'H l > UA.YISlt.
ON OI'ENINll THE EVENINO HESHION.
The Rev. Dr. O'Reilly addressed the
Throne of Grace as follows :
Lot UK pray. Almighty nnd morclfulXiod.
who in thy wisdom , knowoth nil lionrtn , am
In thv goodnuHX giilduth thn onncllH of men ,
Lend , wo boncoch thao , to give thin oeeom-
blugo the light of thy countenance , and direct
ltn dflllhoratloim to the proHervntlou of gooil
coiiHcIonco and the proHporlty of thlx favoruc
land. liloHH , wo hoaooch thee , thu bonaliconl
InnlltutluiiH of thin great republic , ( irant to
ItH children furtherance of that liberty which
was n heritage from plguo ancestors. Uivo
thoin , O , ( Joel , the graua of fraternal charity
and the wixdom of the fear of Thoo. O clem
ontod ! , morclfnlly regard not our Ignorances
ha unmindful of our olfoncoH , mindful only o
thy mcjrcy. Dullvor m from all evil , tlirougl
Wio morltrt of thy dlvina Bon , our Lurd am
Huvlor , JOBUH Christ , Amen ,
A UKTUOHl'HOr 01" THE CONTEST.
CiuoAOo , Juno ( ! . The proccodinga in
the convention to-dny were nccompanioc
by [ scenes of tumultuous excitement
The interest in the balloting was Httl
short of n contagion. Inside the wiilIs o
the convention hull were fully 15,00
people , occupying every point from
which a view of thu scene wns possible
It wns u splendid audience in nppearnnc
nnd picturcBquo in view of the largo bed ;
of Indies in bright contumeii present , pro
nerving the decorum to bo witnessed n
an opera. During the progress of th
ordinary events of the clay it' would and
dcnly lunh itself into mad excitement
and the great roar and abandon of th
immense multitude was of n natur
that could not help but stir the blood it
the veins of the dullest clod. Thou
scenea occurred whenever a full vote wa
announced , or on.tho occnfiion of sonu
stuto breaking for Blnhio. Onlaido o
the _ convention was another yroat host o
waiting people whoso 'rcjponaivo ahout
when the refills of the ballots wore bul
letfned , could be distinctly hoard inside
the great otrnctuio ,
nn : uiamiUM
reached its climax v/hen Illinois joinoi
the column of Blaiuo stales , almost surely
presaging victory for the Maine man
The hall fairly thundered as the awnyin ( ,
audience gave vent to its fierce onthu
eiaatn. lints wont into the air , hundkor
chiefs were waved frantically , nnd the
( lags and decorations were torn from the
face of the gallery , nnU wore made to cu
their wty through the air by those occu
pants of the gallery who had soiled upon
them. When the excitement had ii
seine measure spent itself , the gravel o
the chairman would serve to bring au
order , and the audience would relupso
again into a condition of apparent repose
to bo succeeded again by a season of excitement
citemont as the successive votes were nn
nounced , When the fourth ballot WBB
finally declared it waa a signal for a
mighty cheer , and when the detonation
of the artillery outaido the building aorvec
_ ngnin remind them of the triumph
chiovcd by the Blnino forces , the build-
ig rocked under the impulse nnd the
hoorjng of their sympathisers. The
hooring for Arthur and Lonn waa
early , out the
AfEX OF ENTHUSIASM
vas tjuchod only when the nnmo of
llnino was sounded or his prospects of
ucccss seemed to increase. ! Jf Cnll-
orninns were generally the \ " of the
vliirlwind of excitement ami , tS dole-
ate i , Vhon Illinois broke , . - 'ncifio
onst seized the bnmior they \ % torno
inco leaving Snn Francisco s pr < -
ceded with it up and down w ,
lolorndo unllurlod n trumphnr. 7
icnrinpt the picture of the Mmni * ,
ho Btnndnrd being surmounted wiln a
ivo englo. Knnsna exposed n banner
oariny the inscription " 40,000 mnjority
or James G. Blaine " Those wore berne
> y delegates through the main body of
ho nudioitco , nnd the swnying multitude ,
he deafening ronr , the eight of fluttering
mblems , the crush of martini music , the
our of cnnnon mid the nnsworing shouts
of the outside host , mndo up
A SUK.ST. UAKF.LY TO 111' WITNESSED ,
ml crrntod n soiitntion to the beholder
seldom to bo experienced. The session
ma not ended until nonrly live o'clock ,
ind through nanrly six liours the main
jody of the spectntors hnd remained
to bo present nt the decisive bal-
ot. To-night there are a number of boa-
ires nnd displays of fireworks. Imgo
crowds wore on the streets down town
, vntcliing the bulletin bonrds nnd viewing
ho pyrotechnics. There wore also a
lumber of hastily improvised torch light
comnniiics parading the streets with
nusio , all of which served as a reminder
hat another political campaign is on.
AT lUj/UNIVS J10ME.
SCENES IN AUGUSTA.
AUOUHTA , ME. , Juno ti. All this after-
loon people were congregated in the
vicinity of the Western Union telegraph
Dice awaiting the doings of the convon-
ion. The crowds grow denser and denser
B the news showing the ballots was re
vived. When the final joyful tidings
cntno , ono grand hurrah burst forth from
ho great throng , nnd the acclnmationa
vliich arose found ono prolonged echo ,
rom one limit of Wnter street to the
other , lints were thrown wildly in the
air and with joyous countenances the peo-
) lo exchanged heartfelt congratulations.
Hen bootino wild and almost frenzied.
They wrestled with each other. They
LAUUIEt ) AND SHOUTED FOB JOY.
It seemed as if they could not bo satis-
iod. It wns not long before Water
itroot was well nighimpnssnblo ] , carriages
jlockod the way , and where there were
not vehicles the space was occupied by.
people. At twenty minutes to 5 , less than
live minutes after the nowa came , a mam
moth flag waa swung to the breeze. Aa
the banner was run up it was greeted '
withstontoriancheersmen shouting thom-i
aolvea hoarse. Next they -wont up the
street to where a largo portrait of Blaine
waa aeon hanging out , hero they broke
into a storm of cheers. To-night the
city ia not losa excited than in the after
When the 8 o'clock train arrived it wsa
the signal for renewed cheering. Quo
hundred Gardiner citizens came up , and
a largo pnrty from Ilallowoll. , A pro
cession was immediately formed on Com
mercial street and moved down State
The houses and streets nlong the route
were illuminated. In front of his real-
donees the procession halted. "Throo
cheers for the next president of the
United States , " shouted the speaker of
the party. A storm of cheers followed.
In response Mr. Blnino appeared at the
door and surveyed the assembled multi
tude for a moment. All demonstrations
were quickly hushed and
1ILAIN1 ! 81'OKE AS FOLLOWS !
My frionda nnd nolghlwra : I thank you
moot etncoraly fet the honor of thin call. There
In no spot in the world where good news comes
to me HO gratefully an hero at my own homo.
Among the people with whom I have bof > n on
term ! ) of friendship nnd intimacy for moro
than HO years ; people whom I know , and who
Thanklngyou again for the heartiness of the
compliment I bid you good night.
HOW HI ! HECEIVED TUB NEWS.
AUOUHTA , Juno 0. Blaine received
the IIOWB of the balloting Una afternoon
while seated upon the lawn with the
members of hia family , laughing and com
menting on the reports ns they came in
in rapid succession. Blaine gave no aign
that lie wna especially concerned in the
proceedings at Chicago. IIo was calm and
cheerful , and apparently content to abide
by the icault , whatever it might be. A
dispatch from Win. Walter Phelps was
received after third ballot , which fore
shadowed what the end was to bo. The
UNDEIl THE Ari'IK THEE
began increaaing by the addition of friends
mid neighbors : BOOH came nfdispatchan
nouncing his nomination , followed by a
roar of whistles and clang of bolls and
shouting of happy crowds , but still no
change waa procoptiblb in Blaino's ap-
Continued on fljthpage.
EARLBAKmOPOWDn. . .
"PUR CHEAEVZ TARTAR ?
- - . . . . . . .dnBl'o
-nJJ fulfil , llCillJf ClUlOrbCtl , UliV4 liniutivjma l
rvcRivrd irom cuch cliemUU as8. Dunn Hays , Ucw-
tun ; M. Delufontalne , of Clilcago ; anil Gustaviig
Itouo , JtUjvuiiltco. .NevcrEpliHu btiit.
2-Ji K. Watered1