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Continued on Page 6, Column 3. SACRAMENTO, June 23. — The Board of Supervisors, by. a unanimous vote, , elected X>. W. Carmlchael, a Democrat. County Treasurer, vice ' A. W. Greenlaw, deceased, who was a Republican. - \ Almighty put too much gold tn the lap of old Mother Earth. Forsaking their traditions, they no longer champion free trade. They clamor only for a Republican revision of the Dlnglry tariff. Has It come to this, that with Cham berlain of England they are at last openly be come protectionists? They now seem really anxious to keep the American flag where it K regardless and unmindful of whether the con stitution follows the flag or the flag follows the constitution. Truly, can any good thing come out of this Democratic chaos? Jn fifty history-making, creative years j hat policies, domestic or. foreign, fiscal or Industrial, expan sive or constructive, has the- Democratic party embodied into the national thought or wm«a Our Democratic frienda tn this year of grace are destined to bo mere tdle dreamers and only seem of visions. Dlssentlous they lack faith and have no Issue. Why, Just now they are trying to let go of the "Orator of the Platte" and his fustian "cross of gold." They now say. that "free silver" is dead because th. ¦ Mr. Chairman and Gentlemen of the Conven tion: Responsive to tho swelling chorus of millions of voices from all over the republic w« are here to name as our standard bearer the gift ed son of the Empire State, who has in his makeup all the resolute, spirit aijd vigor of the Imperial West and ' in whose veins courses the rich, warm blood of the dauntless Southland Nominat'ng and seconding speeches here are of no moment, for his nomination has already been made by the American people themselves! We have only to select his running-mate, pro claim the doctrines of our faith and go forth and overwhelm once more the cohorts of a dis tracted, distempered and dlsmemhered Democ rocy. »¦ Joseph-^ B.- Cotton Pays Glowing Tribute to Presidential Nominee. CHICAGO, June 23. — Joseph B. Cot ton of Minnesota, another seconder" of the name of Roosevelt for President. said: FROM MINNESOTA. ; It * is pot pretended that the section . from which I come to you Is, as .a section, in sympathy with, your' political 'party. But I am as sure aa that I stand here that the HIS FEARLESS HONESTY. Coming into the position of the martyred McKlnley, tho youngest chief magistrate that has ever nlled the Presidential chair, without the * privilege and advantage of preliminary discussion and consultation, he gave the coun try a - pledge that he would I carry out the policies of his predecessor. It was a master stroke of genius, applauded alike North and South. His- -conception of the duties of his high office, as formulated by him at Harvard, was "to serve all alike, weiu to act in a spirit of fairness and justice to all men and to give each man his rights," . He has kept this pltdgt; he fas lived up to this flne con ception of his duty. This pledge Involved a completion of the work begun In Cuba and an honorable discharge of the promises made to our struggring neighbor. The flag of an Independent republic floats over Havana to day, and" all men know that we have kept faith with the Cuban people. Leaving: the details to engineers, he has cut as by a single stroke the Panama canal, through mountains of prejudice and centuries of ignorance. In tho. far Philippines our flag floats,, a guarantee of '.redemption, pacification and development. His conception of duty has led him Into dif ficult places In dealing with the internal af fairs of our. own country; he has met every issue bravely and ably and demonstrated not only that prompt and decided action Is often the highest expression of conservatism, hut that It 1« safe to trust the impulse of a man who is essentially and instinctively honest. Fellow countrymen. • after nearly four years of I Theodore Roosevelt we find the army and navy on a better footing, . our trade expended, the country 'at peace and prosperous and our flag respected In every quarter of the globe. The American people will not withhold from him the applause of manly hearts. I am proud that my State, the Empire State of the South, shares in the glory of his achievement*. as It will share in their benefits. TO SERVE ALL ALIKE, WELL. Tho childhood of. the good woman who bore him was cast nfear where the Atlantic flows In over the marsh and the sand. There she first built her a home in the greatness of God. Womanhood found her within 1 the uplifting view of the mountains in a land over which the Almighty inverts a sapphire cup by day and sets his brightest stars on guard, by night. And there, fellow countrymen, the soul of your President was born. Those, of us who know and love him catch in the. easy flow of his utterance and feel in its largeness of thought and contempt of littleness the rhythm of the ocean on tho Georgian sands and the spirit of the deep.' In his lofty Ideals and hopefulness. In his fixedness of purpose and unchanging rock-ribbed honesty, we -Bear the mountains calling-. In hie darjng. his Impulsive courage, his unconquerable manhood, we see his great brother, the Georgia volunteer, Jn the hand to hand fights of the Wilderness, tho Impetuous rush up the heights of Gettysburg and the de fiance of overwhelming odds from Chattanooga to . Atlanta. We look at him as a Georgian Dbroad, and If In the providence of God It may be bo we ehall welcome him homo some day, not as a prodigal son, who has wasted his man hood, but as one who on every field of endeavor has hnr.oreJ his mother and worn the victor's wreath. CHICAGO, June 23. — Harry Still-, well Edwards of Georgia spoke on be half of the Roosevelt nomination' as follows: It Is eminently fit and proper that a Georgian should on this occasion second the eloquent speaker from New York that the voice of the. Motherland should blend with the. voice of the Fatherland to declare that the des-* tlnies of America shall for four years more be intrusted to the great son born cf the Union of the two empire States. I do not belittle the Influence of a father when I say that if the Iron In a son's nature be dsrlved from him the gold Is coined from • the heart of the mother whose lap has cradled him. And- because 1 believe this, because the lesson at .tlffe mother's knee Is the seed that send* a stalk toward heaven and opens far up Its auxiliary blossoms in the morning light, because the lofty ideals of manhood are rooted deeper than youth, because that which a man Instinctively would be has been dreamed for him in advance by a mother, I claim for Georgia the large share In the man you hava chosen your leader. Do you name corporate legislation? The op position resisted and then opposition-* votes helped to enact it. ' . . Do you name the canal-*-tbat largest w/trk of centuries, the eternal " wedding • of . oceans, dhrlnklng the circumference of the globe, mak ing distant peoples neighbors, advancing- for ever civili sat km all around the world? This historic undertaking in the interest of all the race, planned by American statesmanship, to be wrought by American hands. - to stand through tht- ages protected by the American flajr: this vast achievement which will endure While he Is President peace with every na tion will be preserved at any cost, excepting only the sacrifice of American rights; and the vigor with which be maintains the*e will be itself a guarantee of peace. The American people will elect him because, in a word, they know that he does things the people want done; does things, not merely dis cusses them — does things o«ly ¦¦•'-discussing them — fcut does things; and does only those things the people would have him do.- 'This Is characteristically American; for wherever he is, the American la he who achieves. On every question all men know where lie stands. Americans, frank themselves, demand franknees. In their servants. Uncertainty is the death of business. The people can always get along If they know where they are and whither they are going. v His past Is his proof. Every great measure of his administration was so wise that, en thusiastically sustained by his own' party, it won votes even from the opposition. Do you name Cuban reciprocity?. The oppo sition resisted and th«n opposition votes helped to ratify It. They know that while he is President the flag will "stay put, V and no American ad vantage In the I'aciflc or the world be sur rendered. Americans never retreat. : .While he is President no wrong-doer (n the service of the Government will go unwhipped of justice. Americans demand honesty and honor, vigilance and fearlessness. ' ' When ha ia President readjustment of tariff schedules will be made only in harmony with the principle of protection. Americans have memories. Theodore Roosevelt is a leader who leads; because he carries out the nettled purposes of the people. Our President's plans, when achieved, are always found to be merely the nation's will accomplished. And that la why the people will elect him. They will elect him because they know that If be is President we will get to work and keep at work on the canal. After decades of delay when the people want a thing done, they want it done. The people's thought is hi* thought: Ameri can idealt;, hie ideals. This is his only -chart of t.taleKmanfihip— and no other is safe. For the truest guide an American President can have is the collective intelligence and massed morality of the American people. And this an cient rule of the fathers is the rule or our lead ers now. CHICAGO, June 23. — Senator Bever idge of Indiana seconded the nomina tion of President Roosevelt in the fol lowing ppeech: Gentlemen of the Convention: One differ ence between the opposition and ourselves Is this: They select their candidate for the peo ple, and the pt-ople (-elect our candidate for u*. This was true four yearn ago when we ac cepted the people's Judgment and named Wil liam McKlnley. whose perfect mingling of mind and heart, of wisdom and of tenderness won tne 'trust and love of the nation then and makes almost holy hU memory now. His power was in the people's favor, his shrine is In the people's hearts. It is tru<« Ui-day when we again accept the people's judgment and name Theodore Rocse velt. whose sympathies are as wide as the re public, whose courage, honesty and vision meet all emergencies,, and the sum of whose quali ties make him the .type of twentieth century Americanism. And the twentieth century American is nothing more than the man of '7U facing a new day with the old faith. •Theodore Roojfevelt, like William McKlnley, is the nominee oX the' American fireside. So were Washington and Jefferson in the early time; «o was Andrew Jackson when he said "The Union; it must be preserved"; so was Abraham Lincoln when, the republic saved, he bade us "bind up the nation's wounds"; and Grant when, from victory** very summit his lofty words, "Let us have peace," voiced the spirit of the hour and the people's prayer. When nominated by parties, each of these great Presidents was. at the periods named, already chosen by the public judgment. Ana so to-day the Republican party, whose strength is in its obedience to the will of the American people, merely executes again the decree which comes to it from the American home In naming Theo dore Roosevelt as our candidate. ¦ "We ; have not forgotten how,' when the war clouds hung dark tn the nation's horizon, he sacrificed . office and left 'a happy home and a beloved . wife and children to bare his bosom is the storm of battle. 'The same patriotism PATRIOTISM AND COURAGE. Men of the North, we come from the battle fields, consecrated to freedom with the blood of your brave sons. We ore the -custodians of your patriot dead.- and each year commem orate their deeds and decorate their graves with flowers. In their names and by their memories the dltepfranchlsed South appeals to you for Justice. Shall It be said that your sons marched and fought and died in vain? Shall it be said that) a -nation can exist part slave and part free-? Are people free who are forced to bear the burden and yet denied the highest privilege of citizenship? If It be true that warrant may .not be found in the en> stltutlon to prevent dlsenfranchlsement, then vi beg that you no longer permit the dis franchised and- oppressed to be estimated for the purpose of increasing the electoral strength of their oppressors. ¦ Though the grape ts crushed* and the grain Ik ground, they produce neither wine nor bread for the persecuted men of the South. Surrounded by difficulties, striving In vain to be free, they instinctively turn to the brave, true man who .has said that he would not close the door of. hope oh a struggling race. The Southern Republicans are devoted to him 'and will follow him with all the affection and eo thustasm with which the "old guard" fol lowed Napoleon. They have unshaken faith in his superb courage, evenhasded Justice . and unsullied honor. ¦ ¦ ' ' . • CHICAGO, June 23. — Governor Bradley of Kentucky sa.'d a few un kind things about the Democratic party in his speech seconding the nomination of Theodore Roo3evelt. He spoke as follows: The Republican party has made no mistakes; therefore it has no apologies to offer. It has broken no promises; therefore it enters no plea of confession and avoidance. It offers no guar anty for the future save the record of Its past. It points to an enormously increased com merce at home and abroad.; to free homes given to free people; to a war waged to drive the tyrant from Cuba and a promise faith, fully kept to give to thu army and navy whose deeds of valor have added lmperishabie glory to American arms; to the erection of churches -and schoolhouses and the Inauguration of civil government in the Philippines; to the Universal prosperity now prevailing throughout the republic; to a generous system of pensions, provided for those who fought and the families of those who died, that the Union might be preserved; to the gigantic Rebellion of all time courageously met and completely subdued; to the shackles of bondmen melted in the red flames of war and to stars preserved and yet others fixed in the firmament of freedom. We cannot stand at the base of Bunker Hill monument, as prophesied by Toombs, and call the 'roil of our slaves; but we can stand on any spot on earth and call the long roll of Republican statesmen and .soMlers — the most distinguished and Illustrious that the nation has produced, who rendered Impossible the ful fillment of that prediction. . For nearly half a century the record of the Republican party has been so Interwoven with the country's history that, each Is a part of tho other, and neither can.be written without including the other. Indeed, during that time the Republican party has been the country. In diplomacy. In progress. In the arts anl science*, in prosperity and adversity, in peace and war. at home and abroad, on land and sea. the Republican party has been true to every trust, equal to every emergency, has continually elevated and advanced the standard of American ¦ honor and glory, and now pro claims, to the world that In th>3 lexicon of pa triotic endeavor and achievement there is no euch ' word as fall. HAS RESISTED ADVANCEMENT. And during all . these eventful years the Democratic, party has resisted every step of advancement and progress. It has been a stupid objector, a miserable malcontent and a common scold. For two Presidential terms it administered public affairs and during each crippled commerce, unsettled and decreased values paralyzed Industries, closed manufac tories and made It necessary for public charity to provide food for the atarvlnR unemployed. It has exchanged its time-honored principles for dangerous heresies and betrayed Its lead ers, until it Is without a leader and In anxious search of a platform. It - has abandoned Its Moses and is unable to discover a Joshua. It doea not certainly know what It wants; and If it did. would not know where to find it. It does not know what it is for, and if It did would not know how to express It. It does not know what to do, and if it did would not know how to .do 'It. ¦ . ' ' This is the Republican idea of the American people; this the thought we have when we nom inate to-day our candidate for the ' nation's chief; this the quality of Americanism a Re publican standard bearer must have: And this is just the Americanism of Theodore Roosevelt. Full of the old time faith In the republic and its .destiny: charged with the energy of the republic's full manhood; cherishing the ordi nances of the republic's fathers and having In his heart the fear of God: inspired by the sure knowledge that the- republic's splendid day is only in its dawn, Theodore Roosevelt will lead the American, people In paths of safety to etil.l greater welfare for themselves;-, etill broader betterment of the race and to the added honor of the American name. • .. - . . ¦ . : ¦ . . . American methods changed, but American character remain* the same. They outlived the stage coach, nut not the Bible. They ad vanced, but forgot not their fathers. . They delved in earth, but remembered the higher, things. They made highways of the oceans, but distance and climate altered not their Americanism. They began as children of lib erty, and children of liberty they remain. They began as servants of the Father of Lights, and hU servants they remain. ! And .so Into their hands i» dally given more power and opportunity that they may work- even larger righteousness in the world and scatter over ever widening fields the blessed seeds of human happiness. Wonderful beyond prophecy's forecast their progress, noble beyond th" vision of desire their future. In ISO! Jefferson said, "the United States (then) had room enough for our descendants to the thousandth and thousandth generation" ;' three generations behold the oceans our boundaries. Washington ' never dreamed of railways. .To-day electricity and strain make Maine and 'California, household neighbors. This advance, which no seer could have foretold, we made because we arc Amer icans — because a free people with unfettered minds and unquestioning belief Joyfully faced the universe of. human possibilities. These possibilities are not exhausted; we have hardly passed their boundaries/ The American people are not exhausted: we have only tested our strength. God's work for us In the world Is not finished: his future missions for the Amer ican people will be grander than any he has glv»n us. nobler than we now can comnrehend. And these tasks as they come, we will accept and accomplish as our fathers accomplished theirs. And when our generation shall have passed and our children shall catch from our aging hands- the standard we . have borne, it will still be the old • flag Bf . Yorktown and Appomattox and Manila Bay; the music to which they In their turn will then move on ward will still be the strains that cheered the dying Warren on Bunker Hill and Inspired the men who answered Lincoln'* call; and the Ideals that will h» In them triumphant as they are In us will still, be the old ideals that have made the American people great and honored among the nations of the earth.- •• " ¦ : . Of what measure of Theodore Roosevelt's administration doe* the opposition dare even to propose the repeal? And when has the record of any President won greater approval? And no the people trust him as a statesman. Better than that, they love him as a man. He wins admiration in vain who wins not affection also. In the American home — that temple of happiness and* virtue where dwell the wives and mothers of the republic, cherishing the beautiful in life and guarding the morality of the nation — In the American home the name of Theodore Roosevelt Is not only honored but beloved. And that is a greater triumph than the victory of battlefields, greater credit than successful statesmanship, greater honor than the Presidency Itself would be without it. Life holds no reward so noble as the confidence and Jove of the American people. The American people! The mightiest force fdr good the ages have evolved. They began as children of liberty. They believed in God and his providence. They took truth and Justice and tolerance as their eternal ideals and marched fearlessly forward. Wildernesses stretched before them — they subdued them. Mountains rose — they crossed them. Deserts obstructed — they passed them. • Th«lr faith failed them not and a continent was theirs. 1 From ocean to ocean cities rose, fields blos soined. railroads ran; but every where church and school were permanent proof that the principles of their origin were the life of their maturity. when our day shall have become ancient, and which alone Is enough to make the name of Theodore UooFfcvelt Illustrious through all time — this fulfillment of the republic's dream ac complished by Republican effort, finally re ceived voifs even from an opposition that had tried to thwart it. In Kentucky we' have "contended against principalities and oowers and the rulers of darkness." We have. In truth, fought with all manner of hearts, not at Ephesus, but at Ftankfort. We are nerving ourselves for the coming .conflict and In November next we hope to break the chains which partisan legis lation has thrown around us and restore free dom to the State which gave birth to Abraham Lincoln and holds within its bosom the ashes of Henrv Clay. He was born to fulfill a mission. That mission in part accomplished will be com pleted in coming years, and his name shall go rinsing down the centuries with htose of the immortal few "who were not born to die." He boldly and fearlessly advances: he never sounds the retreat. Imbued with never-falling courage, combined with sound and conserva tive Judgment; brilliant as a meteor, yet steady and certain as the sun in its course; gifted with broad and intelligent statesman ship; fixed in lofty purpose, he is the em bodiment of American ideas, American vigor and the most exalted type of American man hood. \ He has not been the- pliable instrument of any man or set of men. He is the creator, not the creature of public sentiment. He is not controlled by popular clamor, but hews to the line, let the chips fall where they may. He Is not a laggard, a time-server or an Idle dreamer. He loses no opportunity on account of timid doubt or annoying hesitation. He is not a follower, but every Inch a leader. He is not an imitator, but thoroughly original, guided alone by a clear conception of right and the xenius of common sense. NO PLIABLE INSTRUMENT. . His enemies eay that he is unsafe. His reSord proves that he is unsafe only to the lawless, the trickster, the" grafter, and those who deny equal protection of the law to any class of American citizens. But in the dis charge of the great trusts devolved upon him, he has proven a harbor of safety. His enemies predicted that he would in volve the nation in war; but all his victories have been thesea/jf diplomacy and peace, and to-day he enjoys the respect and friendship of every foreign power. His enemies say that he cannot be trusted; but the people know that one who always does th»- righ; thins at the right time and in the right way is entitled to their Implicit confi dence. He knows how and when to plan and, bet ter still, hotr and wh,«?n to execute. Alert of mind, he has quickly seized every opportunity. In the procurement of concessions frcm the Panama canal, he accomplished more In a few hours than his predecessors accomplished in more than lw> years. He did not attempt to unloose; he cut the Oordlan knot. H<* unhesitatingly measured swords with the giant corporation which threatened the people with wrong and oppression and brought It Into subjection. . and courage that Inspired him then has ani mated Mm throughout his ailminiscration. When others stood appalled In the presence of the great strike, he cheerfully, and with alacrity, assumed a responsibility not officially incramb'.nt ucon him and, bravely springing Into the breach, succeeded in procuring a set tlement that brought tranquillity to the repre sentatives 01 capita] send smiles and sunsalne into the faces and homes of the humble labor: rs.-^ Edwards of Georgia Extols Party Leader's High Character. Senator Beveridge Praises the True Citizenship of the Presidential Nominee. Republicans Have Made No Mistakes, He Declares, and Have Not One Apology to Offer. SAYS THE AMERICAN FIRESIDE REALLY NOMINATED ROOSEVELT GOVERNOR BRADLEY OF KENTUCKY SAYS PARTY STANDS BY RECORD SOUTH SHARES IN PROSPERITY OF THE COUNTRY CALJFORNIAN WHOSE SPEECH WAS THE HIT OF THE DAY AND NEW YORK MAN WHO PLACED THEODORK ROOSEVELT IN NOMINATION. Continued on Page 1, Column 2.. There «re many new names Jn these days, fcut the republican party needs no new title! It elands now where it stood at the beginning Memory alone Is needed to tell the source from which the Inspirations of the country flow. A drowsy memory would be as guilty now as a sleeping watchman when the enemy is astir. The name of the Republican party stands over even' door where a righteous cause m-as born. Its members have gathered around every move ment, no matt-r how weak, if Inspired by high r«*solvc. It« flag for more than fifty years has been the «lgn of hope on t-very spot where liberty was the wcrd. That party needs no new name or platform to designate its pur poses. It is now as it has been, equipped, militant and in motion. The problem* of every age that age munt solve. Great causes im pose great demanl*. but n«ver In any enter prise have the American necple failed, and never in any crisis has the Republican party failed to express the conscience and intelligence cf that people. The public mind is awake both to Us oppor tunities and Its dangers. Nowhere in the world, in any era. did citizenship mean more thc.% tt means to-day In America, Men of courage and sturdy character are ranging themselves together with a unanimity seldom seen. There is no excuse for groping In the dark, for the light is plain to him who will but raise his eyes. The American people be- Iie\-» in a man or party that has convictions • nd knows why. They believe that what ex pericne* has proved it is idfe to resist. A wise man is any fool about to die. But there U a wisdom which with good fortune may fruide the living and the ' strong. That wis dom Fprings from reason, observation and ex perience. Guided by these, this thing is plain, «.ad young men may rely upon It. that the fcietory and purposes T have described, rising »vrn to the etmence and aspirations of patriot inn, find their best concrete example In the career and doctrines of the Republican party. But not aJone opoa th« principles of that NEEDS NO NEW TITLE. OXE FUNDAMENTAL. PLANK. When all the people have forgotten will «1awn a golden era for this new Democracy. Uut the country 1st not ready- yet* to place a party In the lead whose most expressive motto is the cheerlees word "forget." That motto nay expres* contrition, but it does not inspire bo:*. Neither confidence nor enthusiasm will ever be aroused by any party which enters t-ach campaign uttering the language of the mourner. .There is one fundamental plank, however. en which the two great parties are in full .agreement. Both believe in the equality of tnrn. The difference is that the Democratic party would make every man as low as the poorest, white the Republican party would make every men an high as the best. But the Democratic course will proveke no outside interference now, for the Republican motto is that of the great commander, "never inter rupt the enemy while he Is making a mistake" In politics as in other field?, the most im presslve arguments epring from ' contract. »ver has there been a more striking example of unity than is now afforded by this assem blage. You are gathered here not as 'fac tions torn by discordant views, but moved by one desire and intent, you have come as the chosen representatives of the most enlightened party In the world. You meet not as strangers, for no men arc- strangers who held the same beliefs and espouse the same cause. You may separate two bodies of water for a thou »*nJ years, but when once the barrier is re moved they mingle lnrtantly and are one. The same traditions inspire and the same pur poses actuate us all. Never in our lives did these purposes ¦ stand with deeper reot than now. At least two generations have passed eway «lnoe the origin of that great movement from which sprang the spirit which has been the leading impulse in American politics for half a century. In that movement,. which was both a creation and an example, were those great characters which endowed the Republican party at Its birth with the attributes of Jus tice, muality and progress, which have held It to thla hour in line with the highest senti ment* of mankind. From th^i-e men we have Inherited the desire, and to their memory we ewe the resolution, that those great schemes of government and humanity, inspired by their patriotism, and established by thefe blood, i>hall remain as the fixed and permatent em blem of their labors, and the abiding signal cf the liberty and progress of the race. CHICAGO, June 23. — The conven tion was in a flutter of animation xvhen ex-Governor Frank Black of New York advanced to the front of the platform to place in nomination The name of President Roosevelt. As he confronted the convention Governor Black presented a striking ligure. He is tall and gaunt. His hair, originally a dark brown, is. lib erally streaked with gray, his dark e\es look sharply from behind spec tacles and from beneath closely over hanging eyebrows. His voice well; his " epi grams orovoked laughter and the sharply turned sentences never failed to raise a rip:>le of applause. He spoke as follows: Mr. President and Gentlemen of the Conven tion: We are here to inaugurate a campaign vhich seems already to be nearly closed. So wisely have the people sowed and watched and tended, there teems little now tQ do but to measure up the grain. They are ranging them relves not for battle but for harvest. In one f:!nmii reaching from the Maine woods to the PaWCt Round are those people and those States which« have stood so long together, that when great emergencies arise the nation turns in t-iinctlvely t-> thf-m. In thin column, vast and tclid, 1? a majority so overwhelming that the mattered squads In opposition can hardly raise another army. The enemy has neither guns nor ammunition, and if they had they would use them on each other. Destitute of the weapons of effective warfare, the only evi dence of approaching battle is in the tone and number of their bulletins. There is discord among the generals; discord among the- soldiers. r.ach v.-oaid fight in his cwn way. but before assaulting h'.s Republican adwrearies he would first destroy his own comrades in the adjoining t«*nts. Kach believes the weapons chot\.n by the other are not only wicked but fatal to the li. : ii-r. That is true. This is the only war of modern tim^s wfcere the boomerang has been substituted tor the gun. Whatever fatalities may occur, however, among the discordant hosts now moving en St. Louts, no harm will come this fall to the American people. There will be no opposition sufficient to raise & con flict. There will be hardly encugh for compe tition. There are no. Democratic plans for the conduct of the fall campaign. Their zeal is chiefly centered in discussion as to what Thorr.se JtiTcrson would on if he were living. He ia not living, and but few of his de scendants are among the Democratic remnants of to-day. Whatever of patriotism or wisdom emanated from that di*t:ninjtsh«d man is now represented in this convention. It Is a cad day for any party when its only means ol y< )\ ir>- living issues is by t'Jess ing et the possible attitude of a statesman who is dead. This condition leave* that party •Jwajn a beginner and makes every question new. The Democratic party has seldom tried a problem en its own account, and when it hts Its blunders have ben its only monu ments, its courage is remembered only In regret.- As long as these things are repealled that party may oerve as ballast, but it will sever steer the ship. We want this younger Lincoln — the keeper of our great eagle — we wanted him with hl» han.ls on the halyard* of our flag; we want him th« defender of our constitution and the executive of our law. and when we have used him ant the best years of his young. manhood for th-! good of the nation, he will still be holding our banner of liberty with stars added' to its azura field, its history sacred, its stripea untarnlshe-1. and. by command of the majority, hand it to the American patriot standing next In line. The hlesslngs of this great work cannot b<> told In words, and figures win get wobbly and unsteady with the load when you chalk them on the blackboard of time. Barnacle bottomed ships of the great salt sea will greet the great father of waters and make every town on his banks a maritime city. Tho owners of the farm, factory and mine will become familiar with the names they never knew and write strange addresses on the ex ports they send across the unharvested ocean. Australia. New Zealand. Yokohama. Hongkong. Manila. Honolulu and Korea will N» some of the new name* the new South will he glad to know, and their children wUl bless the- Presi dent that gave them their wonderful opportuni ties for trading. i WILL KNOW NEW NAMES. From a Democratic point of view, he Is a weird magician of politics. They charged him with disrupting a government on the isthmus, creating a republic and unlawfully conniving at a canal. They awoke one flne morning to find the republic of Panama an entity. Its exist ence recognized by foreign nations and Con gress paying out millions of dollars to ratify his strategic promptness. He wanted to give Uncle Sam a Job and he did It. and Uncle Sam wanted the Job and he took It. He belongs to the Union. We see him standing to-day with his feet upon the * spade, his garments are made of his flag, his Inventive Yankee whiskers are brushed, there Is an American smile on his face and his heart la gladdened aa he looks at the golden sunrise of bis commercial future. Dishonesty, cowardice and duplicity are never impulsive; Roosevelt la Impulsive; so be It — he Is different. Our tree is big and broad and grand: we want a President typical of the country: ore who will preserve her history, enforce her law, teach Americanism and fight the wrong. Theodore Roosevelt, thcu art the man. TI>!1 may he be proud. He is young: the prl*s of life ig his, and time Is on his side. He lovej the whole country and knows no fa\-orite sec tion: he has performed his sacred promise: he has kept the faith with McKlnley's memorv and now faces responsibilities of his own. He hypnotizes obstacles, looks them In the eye and overpowers with self -conscious honesty of par pose. How like unto our emblem of freedom h+ has cropped off the young twigs of our ceda. of liberty and carried them across the ocean to the land of traffic and set them In th city of merchants. The seed of our land :s there among fruitful field*, beside great waters and set as a willow tree. Tb.ua said the Lord: A great eagle, with great wings, long winged and full of feather*, which had divers colors, came unto Lebanon and took the highest branch of the cedar. He cropped off the top of Its young twUs and carried It into a land of traffic: he set it in a city of merchants: he took also of seed of the land and planted It In a fruitful field: he placed it across great waters and set as a willow tree. EMBLEM OP FREEDOM. Protection to American labor and our nat ural resource*, climate. soil, agricultural and mineral wealth, navigable rivers and safe harbors, wise laws and clean public men. have made us the greatest nation on earth to day. In territory we have outgrown the con tinent: we are peopling the lalea of the sea. Gentlemen of the Convention: Geography has but little to do with the sentiment and enthusiasm that Is to-day apparent In favor of the one who Is to be given all th« honor* and duties of an eleotsd President of th» Lnite.k States of America. However, the Pa cific Slope and th-? Elands (those ocean buoys of commerce moored In the drowsy tropical sea) »end to this convention words of con fident greeting, with discreet assurance that your Judgment will be Indorsed by th* Ameri can voter and our country continue its won derful :*-ogress under Republican success The time Is ripe for brightening up Ameri canism, to teach with renewed vigor the prin ciples of individual liberty for which the minute men of the Revolution fought • the Lin coln liberty, an Individual liberty for the man. not a black man alone, any man. all men: the right of labor In the exercise of freedom unmolested and be paid for his individual toil and with it build his cuttage home. From the press, the pulpit, the achoolhoftse the platform and th« street. !er the true his tory of our country be known, that the youris men and women of America and many oiU ones may know what a prlr» has been paid for the liberty. r>eace an<l union they enjoy through the- devoted patriotism of our sfK-nt heroes of the past. Deprivation and sacrifice already endured for many years before the old bell in the Statehouse was given the voice to apeak the glorious sentiment of the age and proclaim liberty throughout all th» land, and they were made the Instruments by which the principles productive of our national grandeur were set aa Jewels In our public's coronet. What we prayed for. fought for. bled for aftd died for. we want cared for Telegraph the world that the Kepublicari party was the first organization that beckoned the laboring man to hl» feet and made him know the quality and equality of his tru» ¦elf. It showed him the possibilities of honest poverty and has withheld nothing from his worthy ambition. It took a rall-splltter from the ground J5Aor of a log cabin and set him with the stars. His speech was of Just the right length and his every sentence forcible and to the point. "We have outgrown the continent and are peopling the Isles of the sea" was his summing up of the question of expansion. ! He painted a graphic picture of th» results of the opening of th« Panama canal, and in leading up to his plea for Roosevelt said: "We want for Presi dent a man, big. broad and grand, like our country." Here is his speech la full: CHICAGO,, June 23.— The powerful voice of George A. Knight of California •will long be remembered by those in the convention hall to-day and his rug ged tribute to President Roosevelt, of whose nomination he was one of the seconders, was distinctly a feature of the convention. Californian's Speech a Feature of the Convention, New York's Ex-Gover nor Presents Name • of President, Brings Convention to Its Feet Cheering for Nominee, George Knight Pays a Forceful Tribute to Roosevelt. BLACK PLACES ROOSEVELT IN NOMINATION RAFTERS RING WITH SOUND OF HIS VOICE THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL, FRIDAY, JUNE 21, 1904. WITH STIRRING ORATORY REPUBLICANS NAME STANDARD-BEARERS OF THEIR PARTY 4