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MACON, MISSISSIPPI, f y i 1C WILLIAM M'KLNLEY; OF OHIO. OABRETT A. IIOBART, of new jersey. The Nominees of the Bepublloaii j National Convention For President nd Vice President of the United States The Platform De clares for the'old Mone f. . ' ' . tary Standard, The Nomlnatlpr.n Mad After a Coatlm uaui session Lasting Ower Ulna' Bonn. - . St. Louis, June 18.' The battle has been fought in the Republican na tional convention. -William McKin ley,' of Ohio, 'is the nominee of the party for president and Garrett A. llobart, of New JorBey, for vlce-presl-Qent on a platform distinctly declar ing for a gold monetary standard. ' The only really sensational feature of the convention was the withdrawal jot some of the western silver leaders, " Jieaded by Senator Teller, of Colorado, an event that had been discounted by a previous declaration of inten tion. The proceedings, as a whole, were of the cut-and-dried order, the results feeing practically as they were mapped out by the McKlnley managers; so that rwliile there has been a certain amount of enthusiasm manifested, it has been ea nothing compared with other his toric republican conventions. . Following is a synopsis of the pro ceedings: FIRST DAT. Convention Proceedings. At 12:20 p. m. Senator Carter, chairman ot he Republican national committee, caliod the convention to order. I The ohaplatn Rabbi Bale opened with prayer the whole assemblage standing. At the conclusion of the Invocation Chairman Carter said the convention was "assembled in compliance with the terms ot a call issued by the national committee on the 14th of Decem ber, 1895," whioh he requested the seoretary to " read. Chairman Carter then said: "Gentlemen ot the convention! By direction ot the national committee, I present tor your approval for your temporary chairman, Hon. Charles W. fafrbanks, of Indiana." I The seleotlon of the oommlttee was approved without a dissenting voice. Upon taking the stand Temporary Chairman ''Fairbanks delivered an address.touohlng upon national prosperity; the signal failure of the tiemooratio administration; the financial reo ord ot the republican party and the free-silver heresy. - An allusion to Blaine produced a genuine demonstration, the delegates rising land cheering repeatedly. The roll ot states was accordingly oalled and he members ot the various committees samed. At the conclusion of the call Powell Clayton, of Arkansas, sent up a resolution relating to he determination of election contests, whioh lie asked to have read and referred; but ob- Jootion bong made it was referred without be- 1. lag read. ',' - '- r , A resolution from colored people of Illinois affecting their rights as a race was treated in a like manner. After an announcement of the places and times of meeting of the four committees the convention, at 1:47 p. m., adjourned until 'Wednesday morning at ten o'clock. SECOND DAY. St. Lows, June 17. The convention was 'called toorder at 10:45. Prayer was offered by iRev. Dr. William a. Williams. I Mr. Lodge, of Massachusetts, from the eom- Inlttee on resolutions, reported progress and asked further time, whioh was unanimously granted. The committee on credentials was called upon for Its report but was not ready. The oommlttee on permanent organization iade similar report. . I A motion to take recess until 1:10 o'clock lras rejected. i The report of the oommlttee on permanent organization was submitted and adopted. A oommlttee was appointed to conduct Per manent Chairman Thurston to the platform. , On motion of Oov. Bushnell, of Ohio, the convention adjourned until 2 p. m. At 2:40 p. m. the convention was opened with prayer by Bishop Arnott, ot Wtlborforoe col- ' lege, O. i Mr. Madden, of Chicago, presented a gaval made from a portion of the house In which Lincoln once lived. The chairman, In accepting it, expressed the hope that the inspiration of the immortal Lin coln might Are the hearts of the convention to higher patriotism. Judge Denny, of Kentuoky, presented a gavel made from wood which formed a part ot the homestead of Henry Clay, father ot pro tection. The report of the oommlttee on credentials In favor of seating the Higgles delegates from Delaware and the delegates-at-large and the delegates from Texas, on the list headed by John Grant was presented. The report also recommended that the roll of delegates and alternates of the convention from the several states and territories, as prepared by the na tional committee for the temporary organiza tion, be approved as the permanent roll of this convention. . , Mr. Hepburn presented a minority report recommending the seating of the Addlclu del egation from Delaware and of the Cuney dele gation from Texas, and that the otter eja testcd cases acted upon by the natlonalcum mlttee be referred to the credentials commit tee for full Investigation. I The majority report was, after some dlscus alon, adopted: Yeas, 506; nays. 838. I The chairman of the committee on resolu tions was recognized and reported that the platform would be ready at 8 p. m. previous question on the majority and minor ity reports, each side being allowed 80 min utes. I After the close ot the discussion the majority report of the committee on credentials was adopted without division. I Gen. Bingham, ot Pennsylvania, submitted the report of the oommlttee on rules, whioh was promptly adopted. The convention then, on motion of Oen. Grosvenor, adjourned until 10 a. m, Thursday. THIRD DAT, An AH Day Session, , At 10:85 the president, Senator Thurston, an nounced that the divine blessing would be In voked by Rev. John R. Scott, of Florida. Mr. Soott, a stout, very dark negro, delivered a short and feeling prayer, beginning; ','Father jof all, from whose hands the oenturles fall like grains of sand, we meet to-day united, free and loyal." He closed with the recital of the laord's prayer. The chairman said the first order of busi ness was the reoeptlon of the report of the oom ntttee on resolutions, and the chair recog nized for that purpose Senator-elect Foraker, of Ohio, I Mr. Foraker, as he stepped upon the plat form, was reoelved with hearty applause. He J aid: "As obalrman of the oommlttee on reso utlons, I have the honor to report as follows," and proceeded to read the platform. Mr. Foraker read In a olear voles, with dis tinct enunciation, He gave a pointed empha- Sls to the Indorsement ot President Harrison, hlch was reoelved with cheers. I The reading of the platform as a whole was listened to with marked attention, and at the close It was greatly cheered. The reading oo- rupied 25 minutes. Mr. Foraker moved the adoption of the re port as the republican national platform for 189H. I Then the chair, amid the breathless atten . tion of the convention, recognized Senator Teller, who sent to the secretary's desk and had read the following minority report: I We, the undersigned members of the com mittee on resolutions, being unable to agree with that portion of the majority report whlob treats on the aubjeot of coinage and finance, reHpectfully submit the following paragraph as a substitute (hereteci "The republican party favors the Use ot both gold and silver as equal standard money, and pledges Its power to secure;.the freet un restricted and Independent coinage of gold and silver at our mints at the ratio of 10 parts ot silver to one of gold.." Mr. Teller than advanced to the front and oommenoed lo address the convention in ex planation ot his course, lie denied that his advocacy of free silver was Id any munner controlled by the fact thr.t he represented a state .whioh produces silver. lie contended for It because be believed that no Country oould prosper without it, . and because he believed that It was the great weight which was now weighing down the oountry. Professing tolerance from those who differed from him, be said his decision had been arrived at after many years of deliberate thought The great contest whether there should be one nag or two In this country was not more irnportant than this. Confronted for the first time in the history of this glorlons parly of ours with the dunger of a financial system which In our Judgment would be destructive to the country, they were celled upon to decide whether to adhere to It or re ject It. . V ,;- ... He asked the convention to pardon blm If he closed with some personal allusions. He had formed Ma conclusions on this subject to such an extent that this became binding on his oon- ' believed the morality, the civil liatlon nay, the very religion of this country Senatnr Telltr, of Colorado. were at stake In this contest Men In distress were neither patriotic nor brave. Tht was what made him a republican, because he be lleved its principles were calculated to build up and sustain the unfortunate and distressed. He did not believe this oould be done on the gold standard. With this solemn conviction upon him he must sever bis connection with the political organization with which he had been so long associated. He recognized the Jibes and sneers that would follow him, bnt he was used to that. Before the republican party was organized he stood for the doctrine of free silver, free homes and equal rights. Cheers. There were few men In the party who had been more sincerely attached to its principles than he. and he could not go out of it without heart burning and regret ''If I go out of the repub lican party, he said, I care not what the conse quences may be, whether It takes me out of political life or not 1 go out witn a reeling at least that I maintain my consistency and man hood, and my conscience approves the sacrifice, for sacrifice it Is." Mr. Foraker, of Ohio, chairman of the oom mlttee on resolutions, moved to lay Senator Teller's substitute on the table, whioh motion, seconded by Mr. Lodge, of Massachusetts, pre vailed: Yeas, StSVi; nays, 106. Mr. Foraker was recognised to demand the previous question on the passage of the resolu tions. Senator Dubois, of Idaho, rising in the body of the hall, asked that a separate vote be taken on the financial plank. Cries of "no." The previous question was ordered with only a few feeble noes. Mr. Dubois, demanded a roll-call of the atatea on the passatfb of the flnanoial plank, and Colorado and Montana seconded the oall. The chair said the Question to be voted on was: ' 'Shall the financial plank be adopted as the sense of this convention?" The roll-call was ordered, resulting: Ayes, 812; noes, 110. The platform as a whole was then adopted by viva voce vote. Mr. Frank Cannon, the youthful senator from Utah, advanced to the platform, and, with Senator Teller sitting by bis side, read in ringing tones and with many gestures a pro test. When Mr. Cannon had nearly finished the reading of the document, cries of "Time" and counter-cries of "No; let blm finish," were raised. " . . . The chair again appealed for respeotful at tention to the protest, which he said was nearly finished. The namos of the signers to the protest, as read by the secretary, were greeted with hisses, and a voice In the rear called out "Good-by, my lover, good-by," as Senator Mantle and his associates filed out of the hall, marching down the main aisle. The whole convention rose and yelled and waved flags, hats and fans, while the band played patriotic airs, the assemblage singing the chorus; "Three oheers for the red, white and blue," to the accompaniment of the band, and shouting till they were hoarse. The chair, when the tumult had In some measure subsided, said in his slow, deliberate way : Gentlemen of thb Convention There Beem to be enough delegates left to do busi ness. Great cheers. The chair now asks that a gentleman from Montana who did not go out . Here an outburst of cheering drowned the rest of the sentence and cries were made for Lee Mantle. He was asked to come to the platform, but declined to do bo. Mr. Mantle stood on bis chair In the rear of the hall, ad dressed the chair and spoke as follows: "I desire fo say that a majority of the dele- gntlon from the state of Montana has not felt that, under all the circumstances surrounding this occasion, they were Justified In actually going out of the convention. Applause. But. Mr. Chairman, I am bound to say, in deference to the opinions and wishes of the majority of the republicans of the state of Montana, that we can not give our approval or our indorse ment to the flnanoial plank this day adopted. Senator Brown, of Utah, speaking from the platform, said: Mb. Chairman The delegation from Utah does not bolt (Cheers. 1 We do not believe that the republican party is the oppressor of the people, but the guardian of liberty and the protector ox honest government (Applause. Three of our delegation have gone, and I am here to express our sorrow at their departure. Senator Brown concluded by asking that the ttaro hstrcitM k -ht mm4 b ftUow4 to sit in the convention In place of the delegates who have loft The chairman said unless objection was made this would be so ordered. Stnalor Cannon, of Utah. No dlssentl ng voloe being raised, the throe alternates, Llndsey Honors, Web Greene and Joseph A. Smith, were seated as delegates from Utah. The chair next recognized Mr, Burleigh, oj Washington. Mr. Burleigh, speaking from the platform, said the young state of Washington yields her place for patrlotlo devotion to loyal alleglanoe to this government, and the tenets of this party to Done. We did not come here, he said, for Inspiration on the silver question. We brought our Inspiration with us. We believe In the single gold standard because we believe that the money which pays the banker In Wall street his In terest Is nond too good to pay the laborer In Montana. Then he added that with protec tion, reciprocity and the chosen standard bearer, Wm. MoKlnley, Washington would give a good acoount o! herself In November. This was the first time MoKlnloy's name had beon publloly mentioned In the proceedings, and It was received with oheers. The stales wore thon called for tholr chelce of members of the national oominlUee, and tho names were sent up. 1. mm, Nominations tlegln The president then directed the call of states for nominations fur the presidency. The first state to respond was Iowa, when Mr. K M. Haldwln, of Counoil Bluffs, me to the pjat form and nominated Senator ' B. Alllsuui of Iowa. , . The next state respond Was Massachu Bettst and Senator ge, of that state.came to the pl&tfcrm and nominated Thomas B Heed. When the state of New York Was called, Mr. Sutheilaud, of Rochester , rose and said that the name of New York's favorite son would be prcsontert by another ' favorite son of that state and of all the states, Chauncey M. De pew." A round1 ot cheers greeted Mr. Depew as be made his way to the platform and proceeded to put in nomination Gov. Levi P, Morton, Mr. Depew's speech repeatedly elicited bursts of laughter and applause, particularly one interpolated passnge, In which he said: "I wonder what our erring, bolting brothers will say when they arrive -at the eeleatlal city, which Is governed by republican prin ciples, and are met there by St Peter with a golden ky" Ashe sat down he was loudly oheereQ. . The state of Ohio was called, and Senator Foraker name to the front There was such eheorlug n had not marked the proceedings of Mieoonveu.tt.ott at any previous tliiuv , He characterized the four yours of demo cratic administration as one stupendous dis aster whinh had fallen on all alike, the just and the vnlust But this affliction had one compensating advantage; It had destroyed the democratic party. Their approaching na tional convention was an approaching national nfghtmarl. No one knew what they were going to do, and no one was seeking the nomination except a limited few who had proclaimed their unfitness ny announcing a irllUngneKs to stand on any platform. If the republican party made no mistake" here, it would be re-established in control of the government to hold It till Provi dence in His Infinite mercy chose again to chasten the nation laughter and applausel. The people wanted something more than a mere business man, a fearless leader, a wise statesman, but one who,ln addition to all these, presented qua 11 float loos which were exactly the opposite of this free-trade, deflo it-making, bond-Issuing democratic administration. "I present to you such a man," said Gov. Foraker, "in William McKlnley." At this point pandemonium was let loose and the convention gave up to unrestricted yelling, cheering, horn blowing, whistling, catcalling and all the other devices common to such oc casions. A number of, red, white and blue plumes which (carefully wrapped up) had been brought into the convention earlier in the proceedings were uncovered and waved, whilst almost every delegate seemed to be wildly gesticulating with either a fan or a flag in the air. The band tried in vain to compete with the ear-splitting clamor, but at last the strains of "Marching Through Georgia" Caught the ears of the crowd, and they joined in the chorus and gradually quieted down. Then a portrait of McKlnley was hoisted on a line with the United States flag on the gal lery faolng the platform, and the cheering be gan over again, to which the band responded by playing "Rally 'Round the Flog," the con vention joining in the chorus. Ma). William After at least twelve minutes of this kind of proceeding the ohalr began to rap for a re storation of order, but without avail. . Gov. Foraker stood through all this scene, smiling his appreciation. Mr. Hepburn, of Iowa, had in the, meantime been called to the chair by Mr. Thurston, but just when he bad nearly restored order Mrs. H. W. Strong, of California, who had presented the plumes In honor of Ohio's choice, made her. appearanoe on the floor waving one of them, and an other unoontrollable outbreak of. temporary insanity oeourred. During the interval ot oon fusion a three-quarter faoe, life-size, sculp tured Dust or McKlnley was presented to Mr, Foraker by the republican club of the Univer sity of Chicago. The bust was in a mahogany frame, deoorated with red, white and blue ribbons, and with a bow of the maroon-oolorod ribbon forming the colors ot the university. The portrait was the wcrk of Mr. Harris Hlrsch, and was presented by Dr. Llston H. Montgomery, of Chicago, with a letter signed by Mr. A. L. Ickes, president of the club. It was aocepted by Oov. Foraker in dumb show. After Si minutes of incessant turmoil Mr. Foraker was allowed to resume his speech. He said from what had occurred it was evl dent the convention had hoard of his oandldate before. Then he sketched his career, bis war services under I'hll Sheridan, his legislative experience under James G. Blaine, and claimed for him the honor of having been, when in congress, the leader of the house of representatives and the author of the McKlnley bill. He closed an eloquent peroration by submitting in the name of the 46 delegates from Ohio, William Mo Kin ley's name for the consideration of the con vention. Mr. Thurston, of Nebraska, was recognised oy Temporary unairman Hepburn, and second ed the nomination of McKiuley. At the close of Mr. Thurston'a effective speech cries of "vote" were raised, lnterpersed with orles of "Quay." In the midst of this Oov. Hastings took the stand and placed in nomination the name of Matthew Stanley Gov. Hastings was listened to with attention notwithstanding that the sun had for overman hour been streaming unobstructed through the windows or toe nan ana Dealing on the heads ot the delegates, and the delegates had been In continuous session over six hours. There was quite a formidable demonstration ofapplanse for Quay at the close of Gov. Hastings' spoeoh, but it was participated in by only a small portion of the convention and was maintained with dlmoulty though with much nqlse and amid oounter demonstrations almost as numerous, As it was dying sway the rythmlo cry of "Quay, Quay, Matt S. Quay," accompanied by stamping of foot, set It going again, the hisses increased in volume, and delegates began to pelt each other with rolled up newspapers. Cries of "vote, vote," were started In rvthm to beat down theories of "Quay." The chair man rapped in vain for some time, but finally order was restored and the call of states ' was - resumed, and Mr. J. Madison Vance a oolored delegate from Louisiana, was reoogalied to second McKlnley. At the close ot his brief remarks the ohalr man announced that the on II of states being completed, the order oalled for balloting for a prosiaeuc 01 tne unitea states. A eall of the state of Alabama was begun and led off with 1 for Morton and 19 for MoKlnley. Arkansas and California oast their solid votes for MoKlnley. Connecticut cast t votes for Eeed and 7 for MoKlnley; Delaware a solid vote for McKlnley; Florida for MoKln loy i Georgia II for Keed, S for Quay, and II lor MoKlnley. One of tho colored delegate from Florfdo amid angry imitosts Insisted on challenging the vote and Senator Thurston, who hud resumed the ohalr, said that I ho right of challenge shun id bo given every dolcguto. Tho delegation being polled it was found that Murloa had 8 voles lu y - , ? Florida and McKlnley only fl" tnntcad of S, a announced by the'chalrraun of the delegation. A chalteuge of Georgia followed, atid re sulted fa confirming the vote as previously uounced. Illinois' tote was announced 46 McKlnley and ITteed; woa challenged, and a po41 .'re sulted In showing no chanve. Indiana cas Ua 90 voles fop McKlnley. Iowa, amid a sUVht dt n l rat Ion of applause, cast It 85 votuji for Alu.on; Kansas SO for McKlnley ; Kentucky"" for McKlnley. Louisiana oast a eurlous vote: one-baU Tote Seed, one-half vote Quay, one-half vote blank, and U for McKlnley. . - " So the voting went on without further Inci dent until Massachusetts give 1 vote for Mo Klnley and the rest for Bead. ' The McKlnley "Column steadily Increased. When MIssiSMlpprs 16 votes were oast for Mc Klnley another of the colored brothreu de manded a poll, which showed 1 voto for Quay and 17 for McKlnley. . Montana oast 1 vote for McKlnley, 1 for Don Cameron, of Pennsylva nia, 1 blank and 1 absentee. The chair culled the name of Mr. Hartman's alternate and he voted blank. . ' There was a decided sensation whrn the vote of New York was challenged by Warner MUler. Ithadheen anuotincod M for Morton and 17 for MoKlnloy. Joseph IT. Newlns XA"'' abspitt In the first flls-t riot uml i. immt jP-nf 1irr: alitor hi: ti wam a: Hod jVr.. -r-y j ;,L.t'JJt-, iaugn oy saying: "lie s leaving ins room to avoid voting " - The next alternate was enlied and voted, for McKlnley. The delegation voted solidly for Morton till the half votes were reached, wueity the halves divided equally between McKlnley and Morton. Then came quite a number of breaks for McKlnley and three absentees were noted in the 29th district, John F. Parkhurst, and both the alternates, Charles M. Woodward and Charles T. Andrews. The poll resulted In showing the vote to be exaotly as announced: Morton M, McKlnley 17. When Ohio was reached the requisite num ber of votes were given to nominate McKlnley and the convention reoognlzing tno fact with' out announcement broke into cheers. Texas delayed the final announcement a lit tle by a challenge from one of the dlssasisfied colored brethren. The poll resulted in 21 Mo Kinley, 6 Reed, 8 Allison, 1 absent Another colored delegate challenged the vote of Virginia, and again delayed the official an1 nouncement of the final result, elioitlng marks of impatience and dissatisfaction from the convention. Virginia's vote on a poll stood Reed 1, McKlnley S3. All the rest of the roll of states went solid for McKlnley. When the territories were reached New Mexico cast 1 vote for Allison aud 5 for Mc Klnley, and amid howls of derision one of the delegates challenged the vote, and a poll confirmed the acouracy of Uie first announce ment t Alaska wound up the roll by casting its newly conferred four votes for McKlnley. The absent delegate from New York, Mr, Parkhurst, here appeared and by unanimous consent oast his vote for Morton, making the total vote: Morton, 65; McKlnley, 17. All of the states having been called, the president stated before the announcement of the result, that application bad been made to McKinley. him for recognition by the representatives of the defeated candidates to make a certain mo tion. He believed It would be the fairest way to recognize them In the order in which the nominations had beon made. He proceeded to announce the result ot the rote. When he announced that Wm. McKln ley had received 031 H votes the scene of an hour ago was repeated. Delegates and spec tators arose and cheered and waved flags and banners and tho pampas plumes of Califor nia; the band struck up '-My Country, "lis of Tbee," and cheers and huzzas rent the utr. Following la the detailed vote for president: ' BTA I I i 8 . ' a a & & Alabama IB I .... . I Arkansas M California 18 Colorado Connecticut 7' 6 Delawaro 0 Florida . It ( Georgia... 2 ... 2 g Idaho Illinois 46 g Indiana Id Iowa gd Kansas.,.,. 80 , Kentucky 26 Louisiana.... It . . 1 Vs 4 ltt Maine..., , 12 Maryland 15 1 Massachusetts I 20 ..... Michigan ti , Minnesota , 18 Mississippi J7 ; Mississippi 17 ... 1 Missouri 14 ,,, Montana 1 t Nebruska 16 . .. . Nevada 8 Now liumpsnlre 6 New Jersey 19 I New York 17 M North Carolina 1UH tl North Dakota 6 ... Ohio 46 Oregon , 8 , Pennsylvania 6 ... eg Khodelslund , I South Carolina 18 South Dakota 8 Tennessee. M Texas.... si 6 I Utnh.. t 1 Vermont 8 Virginia 83 1 Washington 8 West Virginia 13 ,.; Wlsoonsln .... re , Wyoming , 6 . Arlxonlu , 6 i Now Mexloo 5 Oklahoma 4 1 Indian Territory 6 District of Columbia 1 1 Alaska 4 Totals ', Mi "jji am (44 Blank, 4. t Cameron, 1, Necessary to a oholoe 4 4. Total numbor ot delegates prosont DOS. , There was not a single one of the fifteen o or slxtoen thousand people In the groat nal wno did not do his or her best to swell th Bounds of jubilee. The womnn wore as on thustnstlo as the men. It seemed as If no onef wonld be seutod again, and as If orderly pro' oeedlngs would never more bo attempted, ciu'i young man on the platform waved, on tho point of the national banner, a laoe oockeu bat suoh as the oonqueror of Marengo Is ron resontoa as having worn, This symbol of vlotory added. If possible. t the enthusiasm, and tho noise was swelled b tie booming of artlllory on in Mo. At IsMt the president got a chance toeont lmt nis snnonnepment of the vote. Tlmrnns U Keed, he said, hud rcrclvwd HS4 vnten; Minatm Y Quay 0ll: Levi t. Morton aM; Senator Alllmi 8H. and Don Cameron I. . Senator Loilgo, rlxlrtg In his dclt'gtUlon Bin' ' . etauuihf uputt bis chair. saUli ; -. S, i, -. ru ot a j the -rr ..-.;,! SU. lev I h H K,ii-,p,(rlij si . J-.--'.!, ) nu ' n...i ''t, , v !tt nur mvu Mini ft tuuj . t.iui.' r In O' thi '" and utl t-'io Ihj ' .vm !. ' lie j 1 ' ' ' l Ui;;U 'iiV 0 U!.-'. H. . i-it'tw, jtureu .a rop .- a r' -unf-u-uiiy i"H.i !'-L:!iM sh-'- -ii. i - ct vi.. -t iifi t.eii t,. v " a ". 4 .f fMuro u n.-r ! - j. ,',r!c i i. j r. 1 -i ti' i i y i r, l n 1 M Tl'W ' ! u-i - JlwUlu; ; ' 'Jul ...) Cii .- io h-lll. i lasi.d . at , -.v! vun in, who had htitMi j- -if ' -v, '-"conOfd the itio- ' iO I 1 s , , iv nuimn ui(timnl- - 1 -i ;i( mni, with the loy- 1 lh ",t I ii;fof-.m-d hr, would U- 1 ;i nf i; t rh;"p!uit of rr,,'t;i1- : "j t- - i io ;m v Win. i --h iiiir-v ; 'VUiiv f. WON "in ! Aid (it AM iulfiin !'I'Of I )ti. Arjlor'(.;ii c . i t., AmiTifiin notify, (ftve Io V -i s.i' ;. tne lie t m;i- j v v .t s " i oy-'f y i to a r. uiir.un j a in. fticKintey s nomlimuou uuitfii- 1 mous. and deolurad that New York would give .(if not double) its usual majority for the re publican condidute. Waved in the National Convention when Mo- 1- ' Kinley ra$ Nominated. Mr. Henderson, of Iowa, also seconded the nomination of Mr. McKlnley. The conven tion, he said, elected a national committee to ran the ooming campaign, but it was not need ed. The republican country would run the next campaign. Cheers and laughter. 1 It wis the who had made the nomination, and nfc Mark Hanua or Gen. Grosvenor. More applause. The atatea, he said, would give to Mr. MoKlnley a majority unprecedented In American history. By the authority of the distinguished senator from Iowa. Mr. Allison, asd In obedience to the instructions of the Iowa delegation, lie seconded the motion to make MaJ. McKlnley the unanimous oholce of the republicans of the United States. Applause. Yielding to vociferous calls for a speech, Mr. Depew mounted his chair Iff the back part of the halt where the rays of the evening sun tore beaming on his countenance, which was Itself beaming with joy and good humor. He said: - "I am in the happy position now of making a spoeoh for the man who is going to be eleoted. Laughter and applause 1 It is a great thing for an amateur, when his first nomination has failed to come In and second the man who has succeeded New York la . here, with no bitter feeling, and no disappointment. Laughter, 1 we recognize that the waves have submerged us, but we have bobbed up serenely. Loud laughter. It was cannon from New York that sounded first the news of McKinley's nomination They said ot Uov. Morton s fa ther that he brouKht up family of ten ohll- ,:-)Q on SfiOO-a yews and wtor wlt4mltwWr4 gifted in prayer. ' Laughter. It does not make any difference how poor he may be, how oat of work, how ragged, how next door to a tramp anybody may be in the United States to-night, he will be "gifted in prayer" at the result of this convention. Cheers and laughter . There Is a principle doar t3 the American heart It is tho principlo which moves American spin dles, starts its Industries, and makes the waae- 'earnera sought for Instead of seeking employ ment. ..That principle is embodied in MoKln ley. Ills personality explains -the nomlnatlrn to-day. And his personality 111 carry Into the presidential chair the aspi rations of the voters of Amerioa. of the fami lies of Amerioa, of the homes of Amerioa, pro tection to Amor lean industry, and America for Americans. Cheers. 1 Cries of "Quay" and "Mark Hanna" were raised. Mr. Hanna, from the body of the hall, responded in a few words which were almost Inaudible In the confusion, pledging himself to take his place In the ranks and work for the e loot ton of MoKlnley. The chair put the question: "Shall the nom ination he made unanimous?" and by a rising voto it was no ordered, and the chair an nounced, that William McKlnley, of Ohio, was the candidate of the republican party for pres ident of the Unitod States. When the applauvo which greeted this an nouncement subsided. Senator Lodge moved to proceed to the elootlon of vlce-presiden I, and that the nominating speeches be limited to five minute i. Notwithstanding many ex pressions of dlsnent and cries to" adjourn, this motion was declared carried, and at 6:20 p. dv, the convention having now been In continuous session ne irty eifrbt hours and a half, the roll of stntes was called for nominations for vice- president. Wbon Connecticut was reached, Mr. Fessen- den took the stand and said; Two sots have already been performed by this groat convention which Bhould receive the hearty and the enthusiastic approval and rati fication of every looal republican of the United States. The first is the nomination of the sol dier, patriot and great statesman of Ohio, Oov. McKlnley, as our choice for the presi dency. The second is the adoption of a plat form whioh In unequivocal terms plodgos the republican party of this great nation to maintain an hon est currency, and the present gold stand ard. We have also made a declaration in favor of American industry, always so ably champlonod by the candidate we have chosen. Now the people of the state i represent were foremost In their convention in expressing their belief Jn an honest dollar and a single standard and that standard gold. Connecti cut is vitally Interested in this question, and though classed as a doubtful state, we believe we shall carry her In November for the candi dates of the republican party. Garrett A. llobart. I have the honor and pleasure of naming for for the second place on our national ticket a Connecticut man, a man who represents the Henttments of republicans and protection iHtt and sound-money mena staunch and true republican; a man equally distin guished for his rare courage, his energy, his ntegrlty and his ability. I nominate Hon. J Morn an V presldei I' Mr. F. f l rfer, an M"r n n O. Uulkeley, of Connecticut, for vice- nnt of the United States. Ffiasmden sketched Mr. Bullceley's oa- ,nd said he was now at the head of one of the largewt business enterprises of the state, and had thrice been o loo tod mayor of the dMnrorntfo city of Hartford, and had given thrru a magnificent administration. Mr. Humphrey, of Illinois, briefly seconded the nomination of Mr. Hobart in the name of illnois. U Thn mil call of states was resumed, and New g s orU iiiuile no nomination. Whn the state of Khorie Island was oalled, i;Mr. Allen, of ifhiMln Inland, came to the stand ul nominated for the vloe-nrt)idonov Charl U innn i.ioi.lit.. tin imld Lhm thm. imu lo.1 given a hern to the revolution In .770, a I ttirn-t.lc to the Union In 18(11. ar.d thnt U hA now lo rniiuau tun ft.iu.r f thn MMini.,., ..luouotum act (mcaulug Senator AldrlcUJ. 1 . y When the stnre of Tvin"e was called Ft 1 ''nlolnh. a UoUvftte fri"'i tmt 'ite, no"--n. ! tnl tor thft v-ico -j tsidGiKiy L vui f ty i' I'tttis, of 'I eiiTtethfiee. . - , ' Vise nomination cf Mr. Evans was sfcifti! iy Mr. Smith, of Kt;ntui'ky, (a oomi4 U"ie who dor hired that tho y5-.,;uhtJcj.a pn.y ;vu.s "t!i KiHiJuetti orKauizntioti tiusstnis p( eternlt.y." f Slighter and ehe?iv.j. No republic convention for the lust rbtry yrira had f ' ' d to UVefnre for the sanctity of the ballot, but it v-i.v ii, ?tmrjr to do somethiiig more tiirtrj wm s. i ue convention had an opportunity to do fr souihcru roubtleans that which It had ivu- t;r rion !jt-u , industry, uy giving to u -a acftmlhtiUtt for the vice-presidency, bt ::d, and thfre would be a new lenoe of t'.y., 4ivaa si-itf.es In th south, , '. . Sir. I C. Walker, of Virginia (colored), put In nrnilnatton his follow-delfgaie, James A. W uw ur. lie uid the convention tht the fiiiuneiai plunk lu the platform was "strong uufi "ine for the southern states, bus, they pro pot io take It like Utile men. - A !!eif;uo from Vnst Virginia reported that t1- f N'uie wan solid for ount money, solid for & luicv and solid; for llobart of Incw Jeraoy, for viea-jMV-df1 nt. "., ; -. The b,ului u.i; fur 'vioo-prtjsM'T't then be- ' .- 'o o f'v n- d' d a '-or as South 't - ev M'. -fe ITohrt teK'ates und the crowd. in the Muuerles uogtt to leave the building. States. S3 3 Jl " III Alabama 10 1 if Arkansas 10 1 5 California 14 1 , Colorado Conneotlout. 12 V.'.'.. Delaware .0 , '' riorlda... t ... V Georgia 6 I II Idaho Illinois. 44 ... t Indiana 18 ... 1 Iowa 8 10 6 tKansaa 10 Ken lucky 8 . . IT Louisiana S ... S Maine I S Maryland 14 1 1 Massachusetts 14 4 IS Michigan 1 ... 7 Minnesota 6 ... 12 Mississippi...., , - 13 ... 5 Missouri ; 10 ... 23 Montana.... 1 Nebraska 10 ... ....... Nerada 8 NewHamphlre 8 New Jersey 20 New York W North Carolina 1H ... 20 !4 North Dakota. 8 ... 8 Ohio .'. 26 e 15 Oregon 8 Pennsylvania 64 Rhode Island South Carolina 8 ... 18 South Dakota 8 Tennessee 24 Texas.. II ... 12 Utah 5 ... 1 Vermont. 8 Vlrxlnla. Washington 8 West Virginia 18 Wlsoonsln 8 ... 20 WyomlDg 8 Arizona..,. 4 11 New Mexico 6 Oklahoma 4 ... 2 Indian Territory 8 District ot Columbia 2 Alaska 4 Totals MSK 88 277H Reed, 1; Thurston, 1. tQrant, 2. (Depew, 1. . Scattering l,ppitt 8. James A. Walker 24. Boed8, Thurston 2, Depew 8, Morton 1 and Grant 2. Absent-Montana 5, Nevada 8, Texas 7, Colo rado 8. Total absent, 28. Neoessary to a choice 448. . THE DISAPPOINTED. OplnlMa-ac TfeM. Wko VvM4 OtbM Candidates Upon Yesterday's 1 Nominations Mr. Piatt's Sentiments. Mr, Flatt was seen at the Southern hotel last evening after the convention and made the following statement: "Like a (rood soldier and a good re publican I accept the situation and will support the ticket heartily and believe it will be elected, There haa been much in the contest to irritate and dishearten the republicans who have not been in accord with the men who have beeome masters of the situation. Our friends are satis fied with the results of their efforts in compelling- the adoption of a gold standard platform. That is of more Importance to the success of the ticket and the prosperity of the nation than all the rest. It is conceded that the controling element of the New York delegation led to the movement and was instrumental in accomplishing this 4bjeot. "As for the head of the ticket, no one doubts that he will stand upon the platform that the convention has adopted, and carry out the principles therein enunciated. Whatever may have oocurred in the past, I feel confi dent that he will govern himself by toe wishes of the people as so clearly expressed in the gold standard plat form, i "The only other thing that the con trolling element desired, which they found attainable, waa the naming of a candidate Irom Mew York for the vice-presidency. They would have ac complished that result had Oov. Mor ton consented to the use of his name for the second place after the conven tion declined to name him for the first place. Be. would have consented to the use of his name for the vice-presidency In the interest of harmony and the success of the ticket, but be learned of the factious opposition of a small minority of the New York delegation and wired peremptorily de clining to permit his name to go be fore the convention. " We had a suf ficient number votes pledged to se cure him the nomination, but pn re ceiving his peremptory instruction there was nothing for us to do, but to support our neighbor, Garrett A. Ho bart, of New Jersey, the most capable and available candidate." LOST DRUMMOND CASTLE. Little llop of There Being Any More orvlTora. London, June 18. A dispatch re ceived from Ushant lighthouse at 1:30 p. m. say that the man Marquardt, who was saved from the wreck of the steamer Drummond Castle and picked up at Ushant, states that there was no time to launch boats after the ship struck. This being the case he thlnka there is little hope of finding any survivor except himself and the two sailor who were picked up at lie da Moiene, at which place 25 bodies have been washed ashore. Hopeful of Recovery. New York, June 18. It wa laid at the New York hospital this mornlpg that President Wyckoff of the New Amsterdam bank, who wa shot by George H. Semple, had passed a com fortable night, and unless some new complication sot in the physician are now hopeful of his recovery. After Many Ballots. Comjmuus, O., June 18. lion. George J, Marshall, of Sidney, was nominated by the democrats of the Fourth dis trict for cougress on the four-hundred and-Arnt ballot. Bled. London, June 13. Thomas Lyttol- ton l'owys, fourth Huron Lllford, it deaiL lie, was 6i yeur of ago, ::is:a-:.!LTi ... 1 J 'i lie i :r'gration question in not a h:lr(i Of:2 o g!!1?;- -&i i"7 "so 2 '-'' 1 ;.-iii.ssiipl and )iurenrh'tiert ! en lute f-rn and railroads' bavo found ILo key. ? it probably tbo country has fj" Hbir t do with it. I( ii a Wfll known fact tliat East Mississippi, from ( kolona to t.-aoon, Is without doubt Uio i'.no-.t suc tion of the South-jfroat otubts of prairie land not unlike tbot. it portio- of Nebraska and Kansas in appearance, but blessed with a bountiful, ra'.ifuil caoh season, while tbe rich' blaok x' .1 tolls the story of its fertility for it" f, and wbcu once soon noeds no i rtlior advertislnu. TUe truth of this asser tion is voiifled from tbe fact that during the past two years fully JWO.OOO has betin invested in these lands by Northern-farmers. Of courae this is merely the b- -inning of the' development of iuia iaiooue oouuLry,. &4 tUe tio3.t t,.o years will see this amount of invest ments multiplied many times. These investors are generally all from our prairie State and are men who can fully realize the value of such lands and who well know that the best lands are the cheapest even at an advanced price. These land may yet be bought at from 10 to 820 per acre and are rare bargain when compared to the bigh priced land of Illinois and Iowa, are fully a fertile and have all the advant ages of climatic conditions. West Point Forum. The New Pistol Law. In speaking of the new pistol law the Hickory Progress says: "A law not en forced is worse than no law at all and should be repealed. The pistol toting law Is a good one, tho best ever bad, and should be enforced to the letter. It is not left discretionary with the ofilcer whether or not he shall punish the of fender, but tho law forces him to do so. Thi is one good feature ot tho law. If a man knows that he will be punished for carrying a pistol provided be is caught carrying one, and that the offi cers cannot help punishing him, he will not carry one after he is once convioted. Up to the prosent time the law ba seemed to work all right and the bablt ot carrying concealed deadly weapons stopped lo some extant. The papers of the State press report but few oases where the law is violated and the law generally is seeming to have a whole some effect But occasionally there are instances where the pistol Is drawn from its hiding and a man shot, and of ten these same pistols could be dis covered by tho proper offioers before they are drawn if the close watch was kept on the bulky back pooket of tho man who is known to be seeking the life of his fellow man. The pistol law seems to be a good one, and if it is en forced as it should be it will have a wholesome effect for the good of the State's reputation.". '," Crops In tho Delia. The Greenville Times says this year has shown a greater diversity of orops in the Delta seotion than ever before known, and that with the exception of corn, which has Buffered greatly from the continued drouth, all tho supple mentary crops are doing finely. It says that "such crops a hay, eats, fruit and vegetables have been heretofore merely experimental attempted on a small scale, planted for private consumption grown on illy prepared or undesirable patches of ground and given only a desultory and partial culture Even with such disadvantages, however, the mall cereal or food crops which have been planted have proved so satisfac tory and yielded such returns that the planter are forced to acknowledge that with proper attention and cultivation they would easily prove a valuable source of revenue and yield as bounti fully here as in any of the eootlons in which they are seriously cultivated." Complication of Land Grants. Jackson, June 20. A complication bas arisen between the Oulf & Ship Island railroad and the State colleges relative to the solection of the lands donated to each by the United State government. The railroad and college have In some instances selected the same lands. Col. Nugent, attorney for the railroad, called on the governor to day and bad a conference with blm rela tive to the same, and it is believed the matter can be amicably and satisfacto rily settled. Contract for the Dormitory. Jackson, June 20. C. E. Mackey of Vicksburg, wa today awarded the con tract for building the now dormttory and blacksmith shop of the Alcorn Agri cultural and Mechanical College. Ills bid ws?5,835. . Aetlvje Demand for Bonds. Jackson, June S3. The governor! treasurer and attorney general have been busy all day and late in the night listing the bid for the M0O.0OO of Mis sissippi bonds. The bids were numer ous and would have consumed an Usue six times larger than the 400,000 to be sold. The bonds will bring handsome premium, , when it is oonsidered that they are to he ten-year bonds, with the option of redemption in five yoars. Laws All Sout Out. Secretary of State Power has forwarded all the laws belonging to tho various counties, lie yet bas to send them to the Statos and Territories. The fol lowing officers in the counties are en titled to a copy: Representatives, sheriffs, cbanoery and circuit clerks, treasurers, assessors, eaoh member of the board of supervisors, and all mayors and justices of the peace. The coun- tlcs get about an average of 30, some thing over 2,500 being distributed to the 75 counties. T. M. flonry in Com mercial Appeal. . , The Fatuity on Strike. Durant, June SO. The town has been upset over the free ohool question, ol ti ssue demanding a nine-months' free school Instead of a seven-months' school at the earn salary for teachers. The old faoulty rebelled and resigned, and tbo trustees advertised for teachers and were flooded with applicants. Those who rebelled regret their action, for the trusteos have selected W. W. Wood- Bon of Virginia principal, and the fol lowing assistants' Miss Cora I. Roos, Mis (loorKla Nicholson, Mrs, 'W. VV. Woodson ftipl Miss Urltlffos, , i ' T' a V , Lomv t !::.:, : t.on l i ' thr.t of r with J ' 1 :) u. , .-a of 1... . i ; ,-t 1 .!) 111. i ot 01)1? are r Unit 6 ...t t. la r thai the ::d.l. '.but l Vi-r ia ' f:.r, m '. t. Ij it 1 .t tr j I riua ,' I. ., i . a- very tit. " ..'... , I .. i.orimr Cndu ;; a r.-a-y sale for tho cu!' I) jrrh'S aii t. demand for t'.. Nor'h ii snrprislnpr, wbllo at 1 popjt ' q Rat'.'.lltl to pn y a double v. t f the i!4 v. IVfitlhcr liiifuvoral Is t . i. Tli week"en'.tr- J to n t i tewiod. l-y tin, vo v ... ,c c-.. -tioin f r ve i" .t'.ou r f i". i k ' ' t v too cool'lor aii'uuiiu,, .wvww.-j- cotton, which Is vory sensitive to tem perature change. Cotton .was also damaged by lice, rust and blight. The plant is reported small in the Delta, forming boll and maturing too rapidly. Corn is sufforlng for rain, also all minor (frops, especially in the western and northern portions. , Fire Caosad by Lightning-. During an electric storm at Carthage last week lightning itruok the tele phone wire and exploded in the drug store of Cadenbead tt Co., destroying the Store and five other store and of fices. The loss is estimated at about $8,000 or $9,000, with no insurance. Tbore were no fatalities at Carthage, but In the country two negroes, a man and woman, were killed by lightning. The woman bad a child in her arm at the time, which waa not hurt in the , leat. ' Wanted Badly. The negro Henry Slaughter, alia Stribbling, who wa shot at Durant last week by Officer Goocb, turns out to be badly wanted. J. H. Teat of Attala Identified blm 'as the party who stole one of his mules and rode the animal to death in one night in order to escape a trial for grand larceny. He was also identified as an escaped convict, with a 15-year sentence hanging over him. He has been taken to Attala. A Youth Baleldee. A 7-year-old boy committed suloide at at Gloster last week while swinging, says the Yazoo Sentinel. He heard of a young man committing suicide and bad been heard to say that he was going to try it to see if his neck would break. He tied a rope to bis neck and swung off. His parents missing blm from the dinner table went to call him and were horrified to find him dead, hanging from the swing. , Hailstorm at Glendoraw . ..The hail, wind and rainstorm ot last week and the narrow escape from being a cyclone is the all-absorbing toplo by . all classes of oltizens of Glendora. It la conceded that the loss in that seotion will average fully 30 per cent Both corn and cotton suffered severely, and it is bard to tell wblcb fared the worst. The hail fell somewhat on the cyclonic order, falling heavier and the wind more furious in some fields than in others not far distant To Build a Brick Block. The Indianola Tocsin says that O. W. Falaon will at onoe commence the build ing ot a brick block at Indianola. The lower part will be devoted to store, while the upper floor will be converted Into a town ball. . '"' - A Popular Ballroad Han. ' E. Mock Lawrence, one of the most popular railroad men of the country, has beon appointed Southern soliciting freight agent of the Monon Route, head quarters at Memphis He was a proml nent candidate for railroad commis sioner before the Mississippi Demo cratlc convention, and received the next highest vote to Hon. John D. Mclnnls, who was chosen. Mr. Lawrence has re cently made his borne at Vicksburg. His territory will include Louisiana, Missis sippi, Alabama and Arkansas. 1 - lla IVo Opposition. The next congressional convention to be held In Mississippi will be that of the Fourth Distrlot, to convene at West Point on July 3. So far Hon. A. F. Fox Is the only oandldate in the district An Editor Marries. Peroy N. Simmons, of Sardls, and Miss Virginia Barrow, of Columbus, were married at the home of the bride last week. The groom is the junior ed itor of the Southern Reporter and son of Msj. J. F. Simmons, the veteran jurist, poet and journalist The bride, who is a most excellent young lady, Is a daughter of Prof. Barrcuvand bas been connected with the Industrial Institute and College. - The Much Dreaded Boll Worm, Complaint is rife from the farmers In the section of Windham to the effect -that the much dreaded boll worm has made Its appearanoe, doing much dam age to young forms, eauslng them to fall off before having bloomed. Favor a Mew Capitol. . The board ot supervisors of Lincoln county, at their last meeting, discussed the matter of building a new oapltol, and resolved, first, that a new capitol is necessary; second, that it should be ' erected on the present site; third, the cost should not be less than one million dollars. To Work Shorter If ours. The prison board of control has, on a report of Messrs. J. J. Evans and M. M. Evans, ordered shorter hours on the oonvlot farms, better facilities for cook ing and more comfortable bunks. The Death Mista of Mississippi. The death rate of Mississippi Is given at 13.80 for eaoh 1,000 population. This Is lower than Massachusetts, New York, Indiana and a groat many other North ern and Western States, and yet some Northern people nave got tne impres sion that this State Is a mlasmloswarap. Attala Leader. No Us for Mormon Klder. The llyhalla Journal says: "Two Mormon preachers wore In town last week and tried In vain to secure one ot the churches to pro-.vU in at night. They loft hero the mo way limy uaina wftlkinj."