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n«« To-Day. California — "A Prince of tUn." Matinee To-Day. Central — "Ughta o' London." Columbia — "The Proud Prnice." Cnutas— VaudeviUs. Piicher's — "The Mormons." Grand— -"On Barry." Orpheum — "Vaudeville* Matinee To-Day. . Tlvoll— "Bobin Hood." TKB T3ECAT2TS3. PRICE FIVE CENTS. VOLUME XCVI-NO. 23. THE WSATHS&. forecast made at San Fran cisco for tnlxty Hours eadinr at mldnifflit, June 23: San Prancisco and vicinity — Tair Thursday; fresh sooth winds, chanrlnr to brisk west erly. A. O. SScASXS, District JTorecaster. SAN FRANCISCO,: THURSDAY, -JUNE 23, 1904. REPUBLICAN CONVENTION GIVES UNQUALIFIED INDORSEMENT TO THE POLICY OF ROOSEVELT would be unwise. No resolution cover ing the point was presented , by any member of the committee and there was no other mention of the subject. "We have extended widely our foreign. markets and we believe in the adoption of all prac tical methods for their future extension, including * commercial reciprocity zvhereyer reciprocal arrangements can be effected consistent tvith the principles of '.protection arid without injury Jo American agriculture, American labor or any; American industry. ¦ ¦¦•¦' — <* " "We cordially approve the attitude • of : President Roosevelt arid Congress in regard to the exclusion of Chinese labor and promise a. continuance of the 'Republican policy in that direction. "We have passed laws which will bring the arid lands of Hhe United States.within the area of cultivation. \ .^ < .Y . "The possession of^a route, for an \ isthmian- canal, I sty \ long the dream of A merican states manship, is now an accomplish ed fact. The great work, of connecting the Pacific and Atlantic oceans by a canal is at last begun, and is :due' to the iRepublica hfparty. ' /_¦ "Our great interests and our growing commerce in 1 the :Qrient, render the. condition of China of. high importance to the United States. We cordially commend the policy pursue^ in that direction by the administrations \oj^President McKinley. and President Roosevelt. "We favor legislation .zvhich f willlencoumg American merchant ma rine,- and tuu- cordially approve the legislation' of . the last'Congrtss, which created the Merchant Marine Commission to investigate and < report > upon^t hist subject." ' > ; ii&jj j&'j v^j -ii'Veil .: Party Pledges of Vital Interest to California. CHICAGO, June 22.— The plank of the Republican platform relating to Southern representation in Congress and the electoral college has attracted the greatest interest among House men here. , Zt Is regarded as a most impor- tion Is Center of Interest. ;»Iank Concerning South'* Representa- LEADERS PRAISE PLATFORM. CHICAGO, June 22.— During ¦ the meeting of the committee on plat form Senator Gallinger. presented and had read a communication from Mrs. Lillian N.- Stevens of Evanston, 111., on behalf- of -the Woman's Chris tian Temperance Union, urging the incorporation of an anti-polygamy plank in the platform ; but the subject received no attention, be yond a remark j or two to . the effect that the insertion of such a provision Resolutions . Committee Gives the Sub ject Xo Consideration. POLYGAMY NOT AX ISSUE. pace by making it a free-for-all event, each State will bring forth its aspirant without hesitation... Special Dispatch to The Call. CHICAGO, June 22.— The six dele gates from Arizona are telling all of the United States Senators and Con gressmen. attending the Republican convention that it would be a mistake to yoke' Arizona and New Mexico in a Statehood bill. The delegates claim that Arizona should be given State hood irrespective \ of the other Terri tory, and that the people of Arizona would refuse to ratify the action of Congress iif the two Territories were merged into one State. / 3 ~ The delegation is headed by Governor 'Alexander V. Brodle, who was lieuten ant; colonel in: the regiment of Rough Riders. , CHICAGO, June 22.— Entries in the Vice Presidential race are being scratched with great rapidity since the withdrawal of Representative Hitt, which was announced * to-day. Col orado, Nebraska, Wisconsin and Mis souri have practically decided not to place their favorite sons in nomina tion. Positive announcements to this effect, however, have not been made. The course pursued when the roll of States Is being called for nominations will govern. The Missouri delegation \ to-night seems least inclined to abandon inten tion to place Walbrldge in nomination. A meeting of the delegation was called for the purpose of caucusing on the question. It was postponed until to morrow morning and the opinion was expressed that no other nomination than that of Senator Fairbanks would be made. However, should Colorado set the Special Dispatch to The Call, .VENERABLE STATESMAN WHO WIELDED GAVEL. AS PERMA NENT CHAIRMAN. Fairbanks' Rivals Withdraw From the Race. Joint Statehood Is Opposed by. Arizona. Governor Murphy of New Jersey said: "The plank relating to Southern representation in Congress should cause no sensation, although perhaps It Is a departure in Republican platforms. On the whole, it Is good doctrine. If the white men of the South see fit to dis franchise the colored voter, and this can be completely proved on Congres sional investigation, there can be no injustice in demanding that the South's representation In national affairs be based on the actual vote cast. It Is simply .a matter of the constitution and seeing that the constitution Is en forced. The tariff plank In the plat form fs also very satisfactory and is a compromise, with a 'stand pat' lean- Ing." Governor' Odell of New York said: "The tariff plank of the national plat form could have been a little stronger on-the revision side without any in jury to. protection interests. On the whole, however. I think the plank will be found? satisfactory to all good Re publicans.'. The Southern representa tion plank- simply means an enforce ment of the fourteenth. amendment to the constitution." In, regard to the Southern representa tion plank Senator McComas of Mary land said: "It is a departure from the average Republican platform In this respect, but it seems to be perfectly right. It looks like a threat; but why not, if any such unjust -condition as disfranchlsement exists? There is no fairness In basing representation in Congress or the elec toral college on a vote that never votes." "Perfectly satisfactory," said Repre sentative Dalzell of Pennsylvania, the "high priest of high protection," in speaking of the tariff plank. "There ought to.be no doubt that it- means what It says, and it needs no Interpre tation." "That's" a good enough 'stand pat' tariff plank for me." said Representa tive Grosvenor of Ohio. "I like that part of the platform relating to South ern representation In Congress, because it means simply an enforcement of the fourteenth amendment to the constitu tion — no more and no less." Senator Dryden of New Jersey was particularly well pleased with the tariff plank. "It Is satisfactory to the protection ists of the Republican party," said he, "and all Republicans are protection ists." •' one of the greatest importance, and to my mind it seems that the Republi can party is pledged to a Congressional investigation of the Southern franchise, and if the conditions are found such as are reoorted from time to time there can be no injustice in basing repre sentation of the South in Congress and in the Electroal College on the actual vote cast. We Republicans in the South believe that this question should have been settled long ago, and I know that in my State. Arkansas, this plank will have a good effect." Powell Clayton, Embassador to Mex ico, dwelt at some length upon the plank bearing on the Southern vote, because he has given to this question a great deal of study. "I consider, that plank," said Clayton, "That's a very good tariff plank." said Senator Allison, "now that it is changed apparently to the satisfaction of all concerned." Senator Fairbanks, who will be nomi nated for Vice . President to-morrow, expressed himself as extremely pleased with the platform, but did not want to be quoted. He said every feature was satisfactory, especially that relating to the tariff. tant announcement — perhaps the most Interesting plank in the entire 'plat form. Manv persons, take the ground that it means a Congreesional investi gation of the franchise in the South, whether it results in legislation or not. Party Pledged to Exclusion of Chinese. CIIIXESE EXCLUSION' PLANTS. The full significance of pledges for the continuance of the provisions of the Chinese exclusion act and for the furtherance of all legitimate efforts to obtain for American citizens abroad, without discrimination, the rights of sojourn and travel, was not appre ciated when read to the convention. Visitors were not so early about the convention hall to-day, but when Root called the convention to order shortly after noon the Coliseum presented a more Inspiring appearance than on the preceding day. The galleries were for the first time crowded and a large number rf ladies present was especial ly noticeable. Tlr? greatest demonstration as the delegations were entering the hall was that which greeted Senator Fairbanks. vrho hart become known as the natural choice for second place on the ticket. It exceeded in enthusiasm the ovation ol the first day. The announcement of the permanent organization for the convention start ed the continuous demonstration which followed ithe introduction of Sneaker Cannon fls permanent chairman. In addition to the tariff plank and other features which always have had a prominent position in Republican platforms there were incorporated sev eral clauses of striking Interest. One of these is a plank looking to the re duction of the representation of certain Southern States in the Electoral Col lege and in Congress. It is built 'upon what Is known as the "Payne resolu tion," offered eight years ago, and the Quay resolution, offered four years ago, hut roes further than either. The plank directs an Investigation to ascertain •whether there have been unconstitu tional dlsfranchisements of voters In cny State, and if so demands a reduc tion of the representation of such States in Congress, with the conse quent reduction In the Electoral "College and In national conventions. The report of the committee on cre dentials interested the convention only !»o far as it dealt with the Wisconsin situation. / One of the remarkable features con cerning the adoption of the platform •was the fact that It has been the sub ject of administrative scrutiny and na tional Interest for many weeks, and •was accepted without a dissenting vote. i The party enthusiasm aroused by the hearty reception given "Uncle Joe" Cannon, as he is known from coast to coast, spread even to the routine busi ness and culminated in a contest over the number of delegates to which Ha waii was entitled. The conflict was the first and doubtless will be the last on the floor of the convention. The second day of the convention might have been the close bad It been the desire of the assembled delegates. Early in the day a movement was in stituted to proceed with the nomina tions, but the original programme, ¦which was prepared to extend over three days, prevailed, and the standard, bearers fox the l?04 Republican cam paign will be named formally to-mor row. From ih*> standpoint of political im- I'tirtan^e th*> adoption of the platform was the pvent of the day. It contained •declarations of party policy that are to form the basis of much of the oratory in the coming campaign. But the per manent chairman's personality almost overshadowed the platform. READY VOll NOMINATIONS. CHICAGO, June 22.— Because Speak er Joseph G. Cannon was the central llgure the proceedings of the Republi can National Convention took on a pic turesquenesfs and demonstrativeness which yesterday was looked for in vain. From the moment he was escorted to the platform to wield the gavel as the permanent chairman the entire atmos phere of the convention changed. En thusiasm, which had lain dormant, burst forth and the applause rang true and hearty. He made a speech, and the audience cheered whether he spoke Joc ularly or in a perious vein. He was the rnterta4ner; in fact, he was the con vention. Hints at Reduction of Their Repre sentation. One Plank Aimed at States of • South;)Vi Takes Up Cause of the Colored V \J bCl O* PLATFORM HAS NEW FEATURES Continued on Pace 4, Column 1* * CHICAGO, June 22. — Further to stimulate party enthusiasm," a political mass meeting. was held. in the Audi torium .to-night, which was addressed by Senator Depew and other well known Republican . orators, » who sounded , the keynote ; of the coming campaign with what they regarded as the strong planks in the platform adopted to-day. » . ¦ ,, ' - Long before the meeting began the theater was surrounded by, tremendous crowds waiting for admission and be fore the first speech was concluded a force of police was necessary to pre vent the Auditorium becoming over- Depew and Other Orators Address on . Immense Throng." MASS MEETING AT NIGHT. Prior to receiving the chairmanship of • the committee Cortelyou desired to mind the proprieties of his present po sitioh, and when asked for a statement or Interview shook his head, smiled amiably and replied: I "I have come to Chicago on the invi tation of several gentlemen with whom L desire to discuss business affairs." This was all the next chairman of the next national committee would aay. He appeared to be in fine health and ex cellent spirits. His friends declared that he was prepared • to " direct the Roosevelt campaign,- and asserted that they had no doubt that he would prove his merit In this position as he has in other places of responsibility. Cortelyou later In the evening met Vice Chairman Henry C. Payne of the national committee. Senator Depew, Mr. Root,' Graeme Stewart, Frank Low den, H. H.; Kohlsaat, Harry C. New, Elmer Dover and others. Plans for the campaign were discussed. These plane will not be ' fully formulated until the new. committee' has organized and set tled, to work. It will assemble for the first time immediately after the con vention adjourns to-morrow. Cortelyou will be chosen chairman, not only .without opposition, but with a cheer and with numerous wishes for his complete success. Elmer Dover will be selected secretary of the committee. There will be campaign headquarters in New York and Chicago. Cortelyou will have hla headquarters in New York. Harry C. New, national commit teeman from Indiana, will be In Chi cago, to render his personal assistance to the new chairman so far as the -West is , concerned. Doyer/ will also be in Chicago nearly all of the time. " The secretary ' of the Eastern • office will-be Louis A. Coolldge, a Washing ton, newspaper . ¦ . correspondent, • but formerly of Boston.. Coolidge's experi ence In the national capital and his wide acquaintance among public men are said. to make him a valuable aid. Cortelyou . will be In Chicago on this visit for two or three days. After the meeting. of the national committee he will confer with the big Republicans In town as to the opening of the Roose velt. and . Fairbanks campaign.^ It is understood that both- the New York and Chicago headquarters .will be open within a month. CHICAGO, June 22.— George B. Cor telyou, Secretary of Commerce and'La bor, who will be chosen chairman of the Republican National Committee, arrived in Chicago early this evening and became the central . figure of the convention crowd. He is a guest at .the Chicago Club, where he met and con ferred with Elihu Root, Senator Lodge, Cornelius N. Bliss and other Repub lican.leaders. __ ._-.?.— Special Dispatch to The Call. Cortelyou Arrives to Head New Committee. Fairbanks expressed his appreciation of the action of the delegations, and. as each "member was presented, added a few enthusiastic words. With Governor Pardee he talked quietly for some min utes. The interview terminated with a laugh that proved that the Governor had successfully launched one of hia California Jokes. - During the afternoon a number of the delegates, headed by Ruef of San Francisco, called upon Mrs. Fairbanks. They were graciously received and After the adjournment of the conven tion this afternoon the delegations oi California, Nevada, Oregon. Washing ton. Arizona, Alaska. Hawaii and the Philippines called in a body upon Sen ator Fairbanks at the Indiana head quarters." Chairman McKinley of the California delegation, addressing Fair banks.'said the delegations had called to express their regard for the man that had been agreed upon to carry, with Mr. Roosevelt, the Republican party to victory next November and to assure him that he had their undivided support. The voice of a Califomlan was heard on the floor of the convention for the first time to-day. It was Judge Mc- Kinley of Los Angeles, chairman of the California delegation, that gave the convention its initial impression of the eloquence of the West. H- took the floor in defense of the delegation from Hawaii, which had been allowed two votes, though six of the Islanders journeyed hither, in obedience to call, under the impression that each would be allowed a vote. Foraker of Ohio had moved to allow Hawaii its entire representation and McKinley rose to second the motion. He pointed to the fact that the cation owed its fullest support to the colony of Americans far out in the Pacific, and that California, as its nearest friend. would stand and battle for Its rights. He trusted that the claim that but few whites dwelt in the Islands would not prejudice the convention, for, he said, all of their people had been brought under the flag and the convention should consider the question of num bers, not of color. A wird shout of approval mat Judgo McKinley's eloquent plea for Hawaii. Had Nevada stood with the Califor nians Hawaii would have been victo rious, but Nevada's delegates refused to see the Philippines, with their 9.000. 000 of inhabitants, allowed but two votes and Hawaii, with but 45.000, al lowed six votes in the convention. CALL UPON" FAIRBANKS. McKIXLEY MAKES A SPEECH. The foregoing is the opinion of Frank H. Short of Fresno on the pro visions of the platform adopted by the Republican National Convention that are of greater interest to California than the many others contained in the announcement of the party's policy. Short represented California en tha committee of platform and resolu tions and it was partly due to his ener getic efforts that these principles were so plainly set forth. The plank pertaining to the en couraging and upbuilding of the mer chant marine -win stimulate the in vestigations of the Congressional com mittee that has announced its inten tion to sit in San Francisco from July 15 to July 20 and longer if necessary. HEADQUARTERS CALIFORNIA DELEGATION. CHICAGO. Jane 22. — "The Republican platform accepted to-day is especially satisfactory to the Pacific Coast. It declares in favor of the reclamation of the arid lands and for" a continuation of that policy. It asserts Chinese exclusion to be a- Re publican policy, to which it pledges adherence. U makes protection the cardinal policy and favors reciprocity only when not inconsistent with the principles of protection. It ia un qualified in Its indorsement of the isthmian canal project and promises the speedy construction of the great waterway. "In fact, if California had had the preparation of the platform under her exclusive control it could not have been made much more satisfactory. The declaration of the platform on the question of capital and labor is brief, clear and perfectly plain and ought to satisfy the reasonable de mands of both. The enforcement of the law against all and in favor of all is a good doctrine to tie to." BY FREDERIC W. BISHOP, Start Correspcndmt oJ The Call. Golden State's In terests Are Rec ognized* California Fares Well in Reso lutions. Convention Gives All That Could Be Asked. PLEASING TO COAST LEADERS The San Francisco Call.