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IJ. IL ESTLLL, Eoitob and Propriitor. ( SO MOSES IET. Oil; Tine Ballon Tabu Yosiortay. IMS OF A OHS Allison to Get the Sherman and Gresham Vote. INGERSOLL'S MISTAKE. His \miim at Blaine Hoi M Received. THE CLIMAX TO-DAY Enthusiasm for the Plumed Knight at Fever Heat. Chicago, June 23. —Walker Blaine, sit ting in his accustomed seat in the box to the chairman’s right, smiled in approval Upon the three ballots taken by the conven tion at this morning’s session. They did not so please Mrs. Logan, who, a dozen seats west of him, was anxiously watching the Alger boom , nor Col. Fred Grant, who, sitting on the stage just to the left of the chairman, was telling people around him that, in his father’s last days, he had said that he would like to see Gen. Gres ham nominated and elected President of the United States. The fact is, that in the morning session everything went just as the Blaine managers had ex pected and hoped it would. California was the only state that voted solidly for Blaine, the announcement of the vote calling out the most genuine enthusiasm from the dele gates, as well as from the spectators. The other pronounced Blaine men, with few ex ceptions, obeying the instructions of their leaders, scattered their votes widely over the other candidates, including the favorite sons like Fitler and Rusk. There was noth ing on the surface to show that Blaine was a candidate, while all the white the stream of tendency was setting thoroughly TOWARDS BLAINE. The other candidates, given full oppor tunity to develop their full strength in every case, fell short of the conservative estimate of their friends. Sherman, whose friends had claimed that at the lowest esti mate his strength could reach 300 votes, rising rapidly to 350, his nomination to fol low on the third ballot, could only muster £49 votes on the second ballot, a gain of twenty over the first ballot, five of which he lost on the third ballot. Gresham's minimum vote, set at 150, could only roll up 123, by the third ballot. Alger's whole vote, put at 150, to be doubled by the third bal lot, bad got only 122 when the third ballot closed. The secondary mon all fell below 100 votes. Depew's weakness was held right Up to the light by his decreasing vote, which finally rested at 90. The Blaine managers—F.lkins, directing from the plat form, and Powell, Clayton, Mauley, boutelle and others hard at work on the floor— saw to it that no one boom WEAKENED TOO MUCH. They wanted them all kept going. They ""ul.l have prevented Fitter's withdrawal 'f that hail been jxwsible. Ho kept twenty four votes from tho other candidates, and so served their purpose of maintaining a lugging competition between the other cun dMates. This explains Phelps’ vote after Knw Jersey had formally determined not to vote for him. The weakness of Sher man, whose missing votes wore captured chiefly by Alger, and of Gresham, who is the victim of his fool frionds, one of whom 111 the Indiana delegation committed fhe absurd mistake of voting for him on the llrst ballot —of Harrison, who evidently could not hold his o \ n state delo- K'ttion, and of Alger, whose boasted riy 'fuits were so few and so slow, liecamo """•■st as cimspn-uous. however,a- Depew’s. It was not strange that when the session didorl the opponents of Hlaine sourriod 1 “wnd from headquarter* to headquarters, tr .vi' g again to make a combination on 'Ulison or some other dark horse to beat 1 laine, stimulated as jfjjtj were by tele- Wtyt limiting grams from the party leaders in congress urging them to prevent Blaine’s nomination, an undertaking to which a number of the senators and representatives on the ground have been in one wav or another addressing themselves, white others, of course, have been actively promoting the Blaine move ment. COMBINING AGAINST BLAINE. Chicago, 111., Juno 22, 9:30 p. m.— The opponents of Blaine worked to some pur pose during the recess, When the evening session began they had effected a eomnina tion of the Sherman and Gresham leaders upon Allison. Having secured the approval of both Sherman and Gresham to it. Both Sherman and Gresham were convinced by to-day’s balloting that their chances were rapidly disappearing, and rather than see Blaine nominated they willingly agreed to support Allison. Farwell, Aldrich, Hoar, Cullom and the other anti-Blai no senators took a prominent part in these negotiations, as they have in all efforts to beat Blaine, but the leaders of the Sherman and Gresham men did not have time, after concluding the agreement, to get their fol lowers into line under it, so they came into the convention to-night determined to ad journ it until to-morrow without balloting, so as to get time to complete their work, and also to conclude an alliance with Phelps as an eastern candidate for the vice presi dency. The Blaine managers, meanwhile, were preparing to stimulate the Harrison movement, being aided in that attempt by Depevr’s determination this afternoon to withdraw and throw his strength temporarily, at loast, to Harrison. THE ADJOURNMENT PART OF THE PLAN. But when Depew had formally with drawn in the convention, Hastings, who nominated Sherman, acting for the new combination, immediately proposed the ad journment, and the Blaine managers did the only thing they could do and voted for it. The Harrison men, the Alger men and a good many scattered delegates—in all 283 —voting against it. The vote to adjourn gave, of course, no test of strength of the new combination. The Blaine managers are opportunists, and can only wait the out come of the fight between Allison and Har rison, helping Harrison all they can. INGERSOLL’S MISTAKE. Chicago, 111., June 22. —80 b Ingersoll made the mistake of his life to-night. After the convention had voted to adjourn he was called for by the disappointed galleries, as he has been almost every day at some stage in the proceedings. This time, on motion of a delegate, he was asked to ad dress the convention on the situation. Ho was well received and spoke well until he forgot that ho was making a general ad dress, and not a nominating speech, and proceeded, after some inuendoes at Blaine, to say that two soldiers ought to be placed on the ticket, finally naming Gresham as one of them. At that time the Greshamites in the galleries burst into a roar, white a large number of dele gates, including a number of the leaders, got up and walked out, followed by others at intervals. The friends of other candi dates in the galleries beginning to yell for their favorites, the uproar became deafen ing. Stunned more by the pointed rebuke of the departing delegates than by the noise of the crowd, Ingersoll said no more, but sat down for a minute or two, and then rose and left the hall in a very different mood from that in which he entered it. PANDKMONIUM IN THE HALL. The chairman of the convention had gone with other delegates, and there was no one at the desk to keep order, so the gallories took charge, yelling and shrieking for their candidates. One of tho secretaries signalled to the band, but its playing only increased the excitement. Some of the California delegates went out and got their marching banner, the legend “Blaine and patriot ism,” and marched up and down in the hall cheering for Blaine, as did most of the other delegates. This, of couse, confounded confusion. When the shouters were ex hausted at the end of fifteen minutes of violent exertion, Douglass took the gavel and the chairman’s place and restored order. Then the gathering, which had ceased to be a convention, was regaled with a recitation of "Sheridan’s Ride,” by a St. Louis elocutionist, and with a spread eagle speech by old Tom Fith of Nevada, which was cut short by cries of “Time,” after which the meeting confusedly adjourned. It was altogether tne most remarkable scene of the convention. BLAINE THE PROBABLE WINNER. Chicago, 111.. June 22, 11:50 p. m.—The Allison combination has lost its strength already. The leaders found to-night that they could not deliver their followers. They congratulate themselves on having pre vented the nomination of Harrison to-night, and as they think altogether, but they admit they have little prospect of doing anything more. Gresham and Sherman be ing l>oth admittedly beaten, the struggle lies between Harrison and Allison, with McKinley and the other dark horses in the rear and Blaine the probable winner in the end. The Ohio men agreed to-night to stand by Sherman, the Illinois men to stand by Gresham. Their determination will simply protract tho death agonies. HEARD FROM AGAIN. Blaine Has Not Modified Hie Florence and Parle Position. New York, June 23,3 a. m.—The Tribune of this morning has the following cable dis patch: “London, June 29. —Mr. Blaine tele graphs to-day from Jedburgh that several American correspondents are following him, but that any attempt to represent that he has modified tho position take i in hts Flor ence and Paris letters, is entirely ground less. This I cable at his request. G. W 8.” PREPARING FOR THE BALLOT. Rumored Passage-nt-Arms About Packing the Seats. Chicago, June 22.—The convention has reached tliat stage at which all interest in its proceedings culminates. The decks have been cleared for action and the battle royal is about to begin. What the first ballot will disclose is already known SAVANNAH, GA„ SATURDAY, JUNE 23, 1888. Absorbing curiosity is to know what the third or fourth or fifth ballot will show. The men who pull the wires have been up nearly all night, and the air of the conven tion hall, as it begins to fill, is full of rumors, theories and blind guesses. Sherman loomed up last night because of the great demon strations which Foraker’s second of Gen. Hasting’s nomination of the Ohio senator’s name prevoked. But there was a feeling in the city that Sher.ran would win to-day, and if he not win to day ho cannot win at all. Yesterday’s demonstration is generally believed to lie more of a Foraker boom than a Sherman boast. But no one can separate the shouts for the senator from the enthusiasm for Foraker. Senator Quay of Pennsylvania, who was at work for Sher man until the small hours of the morning, came into the convention hall with a weary and anxious air. The Pennsylvania delega tion is HARD TO HANDLE, and there have been stories current all the morning that the Harrison people have suc ceeded in making a strong Impression there, and it is openly boasted that Quav cannot hold his mon for Sherman longer than three ballots, and that most of the Fitter vote will go to Harrison after the first ballot. But with all the talk and chatter and nods and winks ot the knowing ones, who think they have the straight tip, the convention meets with no new known quantity to solve the puzzling problem before it. They who are seeking to prevent a great stampede at the start, but who are equally anxious to prevent the nomination of any other man, are watchful, but nervous and anx ious. They possess the sympathy, and at the critical moment would have the sup port of Chairman Estee, whose voice nearly gave out yesterday in his efforts to quell the pandemonium which followed Foraker’s appearance. The delegates have not come in promptly this morning, as was antici pated. They are being wrestled with, or are themselves ENGAGED IN MISSION ART WORK, while the leaders have been seeking to get together and agree uoon some satis factory ticket. A big floral em blem, inscribed with the legend, “No rebel flags surrendered white I am governor,” which appeared along with the Sherman- Foraker demonstration of yesterday, has been removed from the convention hall stage, where it was placed yesterday. It may serve its purpose at some future time. The pressure for admission to the hall on the outside is so great that its influence can be felt in the auditorium room itself. Those who get in are excited over their efforts to get through the crowds and Convince the doorkeepers that their tickets are all right. There has been a row between the local committee and the sub-committee of the national committee having charge of tickets, and Chairman Clarkson of the former and Sergeant-at-Arms Fitzsimmons have had an encounter, in which it is asserted that BLOWS WERE PASSED. It is claimed that the galleries were packed yesterday by the managers of the hall and people are very sensitive naturally at anything which may look like special favoritism to any of the candidates. Sample copies of a comic paper contain ing a cartoon in which some candidates’ faces appeared was distributed in the seats early this morning, but as soon as the character of its pictures was discovered they were all collected by the ushers and carried out of the hall. Chairman Estee’s desk was redecorated with cut flowers this morning and is almost hidden behind wreaths of roses and begonias. The chairman wants to keep up his record and compel the convention to come to order on time, but as there is a good deal of confusion as 11 o’clock arrives it is doubtful whether he will be able to do so. The convention misses the genial and heretofore familiar face of Chauncev M. Depew, who does not come in with the New Yorkers. Depew, however, is not far off, and will be informed almost as soon as the convention itself knows what the result will be. But there are three men in the convention who are within range of the convention lightning. These are McKinley and Foraker of Ohio and ex-Gov. Porter of Indiana. Each of these is received with applause as he enters the halL BALLOTING BEGINS. Tha Figures Tell the Tale of the Struggle. Chicago, June 22.—A few moments past 11 o’clock the convention was called to order by Chairman Estee, who, having complete ly lost his voice, called Senator Hlscock to the chair to proside over the session, winch was formally opened with prayer by Rev. J. H. Worcester of Chicago. The conven tion at once proceeded to the call of states for a ballot for President. When the vote of Tennessee was announced a poll of the state was again demanded. The request was greeted with hisses. W hen the poll began one of the delegates said he arose to a question of privilege and said he was here under positive instructions to vote for Blaine. Attention was called to the fact that the Tennessee delegate was not speak ing on a question of privilege and was vio lating rules. The chair sustained the point of order. During the call of the roll the convention was at first disposed to lie some what boisterous, and they cheered as the votes were announced. There was a very enthusiastic outbreak when California voted solidly for Blaine, but finally having found that these demonstrations were delay ing the announcement of the result the convention’s curiosity overcame its en thusiasm and the confusion was consider ably abated and the call proceeded in order. first ballot. The result of the ballot, as announced, was: Alabama: Depew 1. Sherman 12, Alger 0, Harrison 1. Arkansas: Gresham 1, Sherman 2, Ingalls 10, Harrison 1. Cali fornia: Blaine Ift. Colorado: Gresham k 3, Allison 1, Harrison 8 Connecticut: Haw ley 12. Delaware: Harrison 6. Florida: Fitier 3, Sherman 4. Harrison 1. Georgia: Gresham 1, Bberman 19, Harrison 2, Lincoln 1. Illinois: Gresham 44. Indiana: Gresham 1. Harrison 29. Iowa: Allison, 26. Kansas: Ingalls 17, Blaine L Ken tucky: Gresham 5, Depew 1, Sherman 12, Alger 4, Harrison 4. Louisiana: Gresham L Depew 1, Sherman 9, Allison 3, Alger 2. Maine: Gresham 1, Depew 3, Sher man 1, Allison 2, Alger 3, Harrison 2. Maryland: Gresham 1, Depew 1, Sherman 5, Allison 2, Ingalls 5, Blaine 2. Massachu setts: Gresham 2. Depew 1, Sherman 9, Allison 2, Alger 6, Harrison 4, Blaine 2, Lincoln 2. Michigan: Alger 26. Minne s ifa: Gresham 11, lie iew 2, Alger 1. Mis sissippi: Gresham 3, Depew 1, Hherman 14. Missouri: Grediam 11, Depew 2, Hlierinan 6, Allison 3, Algor 6, Harrison 3, Blaine 1. Nebraska: Gresnnm 1, Hherman 8, Rusk 1, Allison 3. Alger 2. Nevada: Alli son 3, Tklger 3. New Hampshire: Gresham 4, Depew 4. New Jersey: Phelps 18. New York: Dcpew 71, Blaine 1, North Carolina: Gresham 2, Depew I, Sherman 16, Alger 2, Harrison 1, Hlaine 1. Ohio: Shermun 46. Oregon: Gresham 4, Harrison 1, Blaine 1. Penn sylvania: Filler 18, Phelps 5. Depew 6, Hherman 2, Alger 1, Blaine 2. Rhode Island: Allison 8. Mouth Carolina: Fitler 2, Depew 1, Hherman 11, Alger 8, Ingalls 1. Tennessee: Gresham 1, Depew2, Hherman 7, Aliisoti t. Alger 2, Harrisonl, Blaine 3. Texus. Gresham 6, Phelps 1, Hber man 7, Allison 7, Alger 9, Harrison I,Blaine 1, McKinley 2. Vermont: Harrison 8. Vir ginia: Gresham 1, Sherman 11, Rusk 1, Allison 3, Alger 8, Harrison 4, West Virginia: Gresham 2, Sherman 5, Algor 1, Harrison 2, Blaine 2. Wisconsin: Rusk 22. Arizona: Alger 2. Dakota: Fit ter 1, Gresham 1, Depew 2, Sherman 1, Rusk 1, Hawley 1, Allison 1. Alger 1, Har rison 1. District of Columbia: Blaine 2. Idaho: Allison 1, Gresham 1. Montana: Allison 1, Ore-ham 1. New Mexico: Sher man 1, Alger 1. Utah: Allison 2. Wash ington: Gresham 8, Phelps 1, Allison 1, Harrison 1. Wyoming: Allison 2. RECAPITULATION. Fitter 24 Phelps 25 Sherman X'sria Hanley 13 Alger m Harrison 88 Lincoln 8 Gresham 1 J j Depew 20 Rusk 85 Allison , 72 Ingalls 28 Blaine 35 McKinley 2 The result was received with no sign from the convention as to what impression had been made. Before the second ballot was taken Mr. Smith of Pennsylvania, who had yesterday nominated Edwin H. Fitter, withdrew his name. This episode mude no stir whatever in the convention. The second ballot was then proceeded with. During the announcement of tne votes the convention was more sedate than it has been at any time during the session. Spectators and delegates wore too much in terested in notching changes from the previous ballot to make any demonstration. Senator Quay had evidently done good work among the Pennsylvania delegates last night. Sherman gained twenty-four votes from that, state, most of them votes which, on the first ballot, had been cast for Fitter. This was an important event of the ballot, and considerably elated the Sherman men, who had been disappointed at the vote for their favorite on the first ballot SECOND BALLOT. The second ballot was as follows (the vote by states is omitted) t Gresham 108 Phelps 18 Depew 90 Sherman 219 Rusk 20 Allison. 75 Alger 116 Ingalls 16 Harrison 91 McKinley S Lincoln 2 Blaine 33 A SHERMAN DISAPPOINTMENT. The result was a disappointment to the Sherman people, who had hoped that the gain in the vote for him from Pennsylva nia would put him up to nearly 300 votes; but he lost in other places, and the anti-' Sherman combinations begin to claim that the Ohio senator’s vote will go to pieces in a few ballots. As the vote on the third ballot proceeds, there is little change in Hherinan, which everybody is watching, and there are no notable changes in the voting for other candidates. California continues to cast her solid vote for Blaine, and Massa chusetts still casts her vote among nearly all the candidates. The Gresham vote in creases, but not materially. When Penn sylvania is reached, Senator Quay an nounces the vote of the state, casting fifty three votes for Sherman as liefore and ten scattering. Johnson demands a poll of the delegation, which proceeds much to the dis gust of the convention. The poll did' not affect the result as announced by Senator Quay, and the ballot was proceeded with. POLLING VIRGINIA’S VOTE. As usual, when Virginia was reached, a demand was made that the delegation be followed. Gen. Fairchild, of Wisconsin, made the point of order that a call for a poll could not be made until the vote had been announced and objection was mode to its correctness. Mr. Wise arose and explained that the Virginia delegation had been unable to get together and select a chairman to speak for the delegation. It had, therefore, been agreed that whenever the state is reached, the delegation i>e polled. He asked unani mous consent that this should hereafter be the practice. Consent was given. THIRD BALLOT. The result of the third ballot was as fol lows: Alabama: Depew 1, Sherman 10, Alger 7, Harrison 2. Arkansas: Alger 14. Cal ifornia: Blaine 10. Colorado: Gresham 5, Allisou 1. Connecticut: Gresham 0, Allison 5, Alger 1. Delaware: Gresham 1, Harrison 5. Florida: Sherman 4, Algor 3, Harrison 1. Georgia: Gresham 2, Slier man 18, Harrison 2, Lincoln 1. Illinois: Gresham 44. Indiana: Gresham 8, Harri son 28. Iowa: Allison 2b. Kansas: Gresham 5, Sherman 2, Allison 4, Harrison 2, Blaine 2, McKinley 1, Milter 2. Kentucky: Gresham 4, Depew 1, Sherman 9, Allison 2, Alger 4, Harrison 4, Blaine 1, McKinley 1. Louisiana: Gresham 1, Depow 1, Sherman 9, Allison 2, Alger 3. Maine: Gresham 1, Sherman 5, Allison 4, Harrison 6. Massachusetts: Gresham 1, Depew 1, Sherman 9, Allison 3, Alger 0, Harrison 4, Blaine 2, McKinloy 1. Lincoln I. Michigan: Alger 20. Minnesota: Gresham 11, Dopew 2, Algor 1. Mississippi: Giesi.am 3, Depew I,Sherman 14. Missouri: Gresham 9, Depew 2, Sherman 4, Allisoir2, Alger 11, Harrison 2, Blaine 2. Nebraska: Sherman 3, Allison 5, Alger 2. Nevada: Ailison 2, Alger 4. New Hampshire: Depew 4, Harri son 4. New Jersey: Phelps 4, Depew 1, Hher man 2, Allison 4, Harrison 4, McKinley 3. New York: Depew 71, Blaine 1. North Carolina: Phelps 1, Hherman 15, Alger 5, Harrison 1. Ohio: Sherman 46. Oregon: Gresham 4, Harrison 1, Hlaine 1. Pennsyl vania: Depew 1, Hherman 53. Alger 1, Har rison 6. Rhode Island: Allison 8. South Carolina: Sherrnan 6, Algor 11, Harrison 1. Tennessee: Gresham 1, Depew 1, Hherman 7, Allison 3, Alger 9, Blaine 3. Texas: Gresham 5, Sherman 6, Allison 7, Alger 2, Harrison 1, Blaine 3, McKinley 1. Ver mont: Harrison 8. Virginia: Gresham 2, Hherman 10, Allison 8, Alger 4, Harri-on 5. West Virginia: Gresham 2, Hherman 6, Alger 1, Harrison 1, Blaine 2, Lincoln l. Wisconsin: Gresham 4, Depew 1, Rusk 10, Harri'on 1. Arizona: Alger 2. Dakota: Gresham 8, De|y:w 1, Hherman 2, AUison 1, Harrison 3. District of Columbia: Blaine 2. Idaho: Gresham 1, Allison 1, Montana: Gresham 1, Allison 1, New Mexico: Hher man 1, Alger 1. Utah: Allison 2. Wash ington: Gresham 4, Alger 1, Harrison 1. Wyoming: Sherman 2. BECAMTULATIQN. 0 resham 123 Phelps 1 3 Ilepew 01 Sherman i 241 Rusk 1 Allison to Alger 122 Harrison 21 Blaine. 83 McKinley 8 Lincoln 2 Miller 2 When this had been announced, Senator Milter, of New York, moved t.h .t the con vention take a recess until 7 o'clock to-uight, which was agreed to. TALKING OVER THE SITUATION. Speculations as to When the Break Will Come. Chicaoo, June 22.—During the rece-s the various delegations retired to their head- quarters to talk over the situation, and to come to some agreement as to a candidate for whom their votes should becast, if it was found that their first choice had no chance of selection. The meetings were protracted up to nearly the hour set for the reas sembling of the convention, and for this reason there were few delegates in the hall at 7 o’clock. The friends of Gresham were much elated at the recess taken this after noon and regarded it is as favorable to the chances of their favorito. The recess was only taken after Senators Milter of Now York and Quay of Pennsylvania had sent a message to Senator Farweil of Illinois re questing information ns to whether such action would he agreeable to the Illinois delegation, and received an affirmative re ply. SPECULATION IS RIFE as to when the break will come, nnd who will be the fortunate candidate, who will be the recipient of the votes flowing from the disintegration of the solidity of the support of tho favorites, but nothing positive or trustworthy can lie gathered, and doubt still envelopes the situation. It is rumored, however, that New York has divided to speak to Harrison in order to prevent an agreement lietwoen the ludiauu and Illinois delegations to solidify their strength on either Gresham or Harrison. But it is also slated that this action on the i>art of the New York dele gation will uot prevent a split, among the ludiauians, and the transfer of a number of ludiaua votes froiu Harrison to Gresham. OPENING THE EVENING SESSION. Chauncey Depow Withdraws Hla Name from the Convention. Chicago, June 22.—Tho convention was called to order at 7:15 o'clock p. m., by Chairman Estee, who had recovered his voice to a certain degree. The band struck up inspiring national airs, among them being "Dixie," which, however, did not cre ate enthusiasm, which its every rendition excited at the recent St. Louis convention. “My Country ’Tis of Thee,” was more pop ular, anil was greeted with applause, as whs also “Marching Through Georgia.” As the music ceased Dejiew ascended the platform and receivod an enthusiastic greeting from the delegates and audience. Ho said: DEPEW WITHDRAWS. “Mr. Chainnau and gentlemen of the con vention: I came hero as a delegate at large from the state of New York, noitlior ex pecting nor desiring to appear in this con vention, or before it in any other calamity, and after my arrival the republicans of New York, by unanimous vote, presented my name to this convention It was done for state reasons in tho belief that it was the only time since the organization of tho republican party that all divisions should bo healed, and all inter ests united in the Empire state. It would secure in that commonwealth the triumph of the ticket. [Applause.] Under those conditions personal oousidera tions and opinions could have no possible weight. Since then a discussion has arisen which hag convinced me that my vocation and associations will raise questions in hitherto certain republican states which might enable the enemy to obscure the great issue of the future industrial pros perity of this country [applause] which, unless obscured in some wny, will surely win us success this fall. [Applause.] HARMONY WANTED IN THE PARTY. “The delegates hail voted to coniinue in my support so long as the ballots were to be taken, but under the circumstances, after the most earnest mid prayerful considera tion, I come to tho conclusion that no per sonal consideration, no stato reasons should stand for a moment in the way of the general success of the party all over tho country, or could tie permitted to threaten the integrity of the party in any common wealth hitherto republican. 111 our state by wise laws and wiser submission to them by the railroad companies the railway problem has heen so completely settled that it has disappeared from our politics. [Applause. ] THE RAILROAD PROBLEM. “But I believo there |are communities whore it is so active that there may be dan ger In having it presented directly or iudi rectly. Under these circumstances nnd after your vote this morning, I called on the delegation from my own state and re quested them to release me from further service in that capacity. They have con sented, and my only excuse in app nring here is to give an excuse for their action, in the withdrawal of name and to express heartfelt thanks to the gen tlemen from states and territories who have honored mo with (heir suffrages. The causes which have led to this action on the |>art of the state of New York, now that their judgment has been arrived at, will leaveapo heartburnings among the people in that state. The delega tion will go homo to their constituency, which was unanimous in support of who ever would lie the nominee 01 this conven tion.” [Applause.] Mr. Wise arose and on behalf of the Vir ginia delegation said that the delegation iiad elected the following officers: t hair man. John 8. Wise; momberof the national committee, Morgan Treat; member of com mittee to inform nominees, Harry Libbey. HARMONY AND CAUTION. Gen Hastings of Pennsylvania was then recognized by the chairman. Ho said that ho arose in the interest of harmony and caution und in what he believed to be the tieat interests of the party. He believed that those interests dearest to the conven tion will be iiest served by an adjournment until to-morrow morning, in order to give the convention time to have a more thor ough understanding aud prevent, hasty and unconsidered action. He therefore moved to adjourn until 10 o’clock to-morrow, and upon this motion he demanded a call of the roll of the states. Tnere were at once seconds to the motion from Filloy of Mis souri, Henderson of Louisiana, Fuller of North Carolina and King of Maryland. The roll call proceeded without incident until New York was reached, when a poll of the delegation was demanded. The call disclosed the fact that New York stood ten in £vor of (Jen. Hastings’ motion. Depew voted no amid applause. The result was, yeus 535, uays 383, as follows: Mate*. Yea. Nay. Alabama IV 1 Arkansas 14 California...... 10 Colorado 0 Connecticut 8 Delaware T.. 0 Florida 3 4 Georgia Vi Illinois 30 13 Indiana 81) lowa 3# Kansas 18 Koutucky. 13 10 loulsiana 10 Maine IV Maryland 8 Massachusetts VI 7 Michigan VS 1 Minnesota 10 4 Mississippi 18 Missouri VI Nebraska 10 Nevada 10 New Hampshire ..... 8 New Jersey 7 New York 10 01 North Carolina 10 3 Ohio 48 Oregon 8 8 Pennsylvania 30 10 Rhode Island 8 South Carolina IV 0 Tennessee 15 7 Texas 11 17 Vermont h Virginia 10 is Want Virginia. 7 5 \\ iscoiisin Tei ri turn's. Arizona 2 Dakota - 10 District of Oiiumina 2 Idaho S Montana 2 Now Mexico. 2 Utah S _ Washington 3 S Wyoming. 2 The chair then declared the convention adjourned until 10 o'clock to-morrow. REVIEW Or THE SITUATION. How th® Various Combinations Stood Last Night. Chicago, Juno 22.—The sensation of the day whs the withdrawal from the contest of Mr. I)epow, and tho decision of the New York delegation to support ex-Nenator Harrison for President It has for some days been apparent that Depew could not hojie for u nomination, and he has been feeling considerably chagrined tiiat lie should have I>een led into the mistake of allowing his lianio to ho presented. After three ballots in tho llrst session of the con vention to-day, the ballots which but in a small measure varied from a complimentary status, Dapew requested tho remaining three and legates at large from Now York to meet him in council. To them he nuuounco<i his decision to retire, and the four delegutos and loadei s at once endeavored to revive tho original policy of the New York delegation, ana choose n man to receive sulistarit ially the solid support of the state. Senator Hiscock has l men rather favorable to Alli son, Platt has favored Alger, Miller has beeu u Sherman man, Ilepe w has no second choice. The other three delegates agreed to cast their influence for the man whom ti<*pew might name. Following ont the lilnino programme, by which nil effort is first to he made to nominate Harrison, Depew selected an Indianian, ana after Depew had formally withdrawn the New York delegation de cided, bv a vote of 65 to 7, to follow this leadership. Much excitemeut prevaileii upon this decisiou becoming known, and Harrison’s nomination at tne evening son siou was fully predicted. But while THE CUP OP VICTORY appeared to ho thus close to Harrison’s li[>s, political manoeuvres interfered, and for the time being at least dashed it away. The friends of all the other candidates united in forcing an adjournment, thus preventing balloting and ul the same time forcing the Harrison combination to show its strength. This tactical victory for the opposition established the fact that Harrison lias not yet a majority of the convention, and he can lie bhiiten by another candidate upon whom a stronger combination may be oentered. It is said to-night that Quay of Pennsylvania favors Allison. He also likes Gresham, but powerful efforts have been made to bring him Into the Harrison com bination. It is apparent that tho pro gramme of a number of the friends of Blaine has been, and is, to prevent tho mak ing of any nomination, thus bringing in a deadlock and the possibility of Blaine. The programme, as outlined last night, was that oarly in the balloting Sherman was to have his chance, and falling was to fall back beaten. HARRISON’S TURN, Then Harrison was to have his turn. When in to-day’:i balloting, Indiana, which Harrison’s managers had been claiming to lie unanimous, gave Gresham one vote in tho first ballot and two in the second, and Gresham bad a larger number of votes than Harrison, standing next to Sherman, the belief was general that Harrison had been defeated as well as Sherman, and Allison would be the next to lie taken up, but Depew’s action gave unexpected force to the Harrison movement. It is significant that the friends of Blaine In New England and other states voted for adjournment, Maine, Arkansas and California voting “yea" unanimously. This means that the Influences closest to Blaine, excepting Elkins, do not intend to permit the nomina tion of Harrison if they can prevent it. WHAT THE VOTE SHOWED. The vote on adjournment shows that Har risou’s strength is about 375, and the ques tion is, if he can get the 140 votes still needed? Twelve Allison delegates voted against adjournment,indicating that there is defection from Gresham in this state, which shows itself on tactical ballots rather tiian in open revolt. Wisconsin lias joined the Harrison combination, and at midnight dozens of conferenc e are being held in tho hotels. Little will be known con cerning tbo results until the con vention meets in the morning. The success of the Harrison movement depends largely upon the position which Quay takes, arid his ability to carry votes from Pennsylvania with him. Most of the Pennsylvania delegates are Blaine men, and as distinctively Blaine states have for the first time shown their hands lioldty, ami that in opposition to the Harrison combination, tho conviction is current that Harrison cannot ire nominated. OHIO STILL, EOlt SHERMAN. The Ohio delegates held a meeting to night aud decided to stand for .Sherman until some member of the delegation de m inds a poll. This means that now, while the state is a unit for Sherman, individual preference may bo exercised Double votes will be cast for Forakor and McKin ley to-morrow with a much better chance of attracting attention to the latter, who is popular and Is much talked about to-night as a dark horse. HAHKIHON AN EVEN CHANCE. The summing up of the situation is to the efTect that Harrison lias about an even chance to win. If Pennsylvania does not come to Ills assistance and the Bhermuu strength of the south bolds aloof, lie will be defeated in a few ballots. Then Allison is to bo taken, and if he cannot win the nomi nation of Blaine may be expected, probably after a conference with tho representatives of the candidates. There arc renewed rumors of authentic expressions from Blaine of his willingness to accept. Unless Harrison should tie nominated tomorrow morning, the convention will probahiy Hit until Monday. Kvery delay increases the probability of Blaine's nomination. mewMou/a tvPBKCH. HowtheOreat Pagan Was Bat Upon by the Convention, Chicaoo, June 23.-—The republican national convention to-night after three fruitless ballots heard tho greatest spokes man ever had by James G. Blaine speak with all tho might at his command against the “man from Maine.” A babel ensued, and I lie proceeding* in the great hall were turned into a farce so huge that it is doubt ful if ever there was so extraordinary an anti-climax. Ail tho lights in the auditorium were putout and the convention was in more than one sense completely in the dark, to help itself out as best it oouid. No less a person than 1C U. login soil was the speuker against Blaine. The speech, In its delivery and its reception by tho audienoe, was noth ing short of magnificent, while the gi eat orator confined himself to the theme of the republican party’s glory, but along with the cheers there were signs of dissent from •onto of the delegates, and particularly the I PRICE JlO A YEAR I 1 t CENTS A COPY, f spectators, when ho began to indicate plainly that there had boon a change In his old choice for the presidency. This lieoamo very plain when Ingersoll aiU vocated with emphasis a ticket composed of live soldiers. Then ho went further and mentioned for lender Walter (J. Gresham. A MIXED SHOUT. ITe got no further. A marvelous mixed shout of Blaine, Sherman, Alger, Allison and Harrison arose in giant discord that made each component unrecognizable. Technically tho convention had adjourned before Ingersoll bogan speaking, but as a matter of fact no one had loft the hall, every one wishing to hear such a celehritv. Now many of tho delegates, particularly those from Kansas, Maine, Ohio, Massa chusetts, Indiana and Pennsylvania,vacated their seats. A large banner, with “Blaine and protection’’ on It, was lifted up from the seats of tho California delegation, nnd its exhibition was loudly cheered. Blain® was loudly cheered. INGERBOLL LOOKED ON GRIMLY at first and smiled, but Anally withdrew. Just a t the Californians were rushing to the platform, one of the delegates, John Pitch, to answer for Blaine, Fred Douglas headed off Fitch and spoiled the tableau by introducing just in time the stontonau voiced actor, who drowned all the con fusion w ith the famous lines of “Sheridan’s Ride.” Fitch's opportunity was gone nnd hl speech was turned to ridicule. People in scores ran up near where ho was speaking, wholly regardless of his presence and intent, only grabbing flowers and bits of decoration ns relics. Then the lights went out on Fitch. In remarkable con trast to all this was the speech of Chauncey M. Depew, a few moments before, with drawing, with all the grace and force and guod taste bf a polished gentleman, his name from the list of candidates for the presidency. Tho greatest surprise of tho day, and one evidently much in Depew's favor, is the fact that he gave no indication of a desire, if possible, as he could not get the nomination himself, to say to wuoni the nomination should go. AN EXTRACT FROM JNOERSOLL'S OEECH. .The following is an extract from Inger eoll'i g| torch: I regard the success of the republican party us the most iiiqiortant thing for the republic. In the next place no single man, whatever his services may bo, no gentle man, whatever his achievements have been, no single man, whatever his capacity is, is of tho slightest importance compared with the success of the republican party. [Great and continued applause and cheers.] Con sequently the real question is, who is tho most available man, other things being equal? [Cries for Gresham, Blaine and other candidates.] I do not care who you are for, or who I am for. The groat question is, und that question must lie settled at the polls, not in a whirlwind of excitement, but after months of discussion. When the hurrah is out of your lungs and sense Is In your brain [applause and laugh ter] that Question must be settled by the most intelligent men under the flag, and when you can do a thing easily there Is no need of straining yourselves. [Laughter]. I would like to see this convention rise to the dignity anil splendor of the occasion, and I believe you will. 1 would like to see you nut, upon the noxt ticket two soldiers who helped to save our country. [Great ap plause], I would like to see two heroes pitted against two democrats. [Great ap plause]. I want two patriots ugnuist two copperheads [Great upplau-e]. Then let the American people make their choice. Let them say who they will have, and my idea is this: That a man who did not want to go to Richmond during the war should not be sent to Wash ington. [Applause.] The great thing I want is success, not simply for the party, but for my country, and not simply for my country, but for principle, because I believe human liliorty is more important than auy country on the globe. [Groat applause.] THE PARADE OF THE CLUB. A Gresham and Blaine Procession Come to Blows. Chicago, June 22.—Late last evening a Blaine procession marched into the rotunda of the Grand Pacific hotel with a band of music and hoisted their transparencies. The cheering was tremendous—tin horns, flags anil canes, umbrellas and hats helping on tiie general enthusiasm. A Gresham pro cession liHd returned to the hotel only a few minutes before, and some of the Gresham men did not relish the Blaine enthusiasm. They went to tho Gresham rooms and brought, out a couple of transparencies used in the parade arid hoisted them to counteract the cheering for the man from Maine. Tho dm and row became frightful. The big rotunda was one solid mass of humanity, men standing of chairs, lounges, and wherever tney could obtuiu a foothold. Cheers for Bluirie and counter cheers for Gresham rent the air until Clark street became impassable from the crowda trying to get into the hotel. EXCITEMENT AT THE GRAND PACIFIC. Hats were hoisted on canes and umbrellas, and amid the din the old campaign shout or “Blaine! Blaine! James G. Blame!” could be beard like the yells of a marching army. Tbo sympathizers seemed to be evenly divi led, and when the Blaine noise faltered the Gresham men cheered like madmen. Suddenly a man carrying u Blaine trans parency was hoisted on the shoulders of a group of enthusiasts and from this eminence bo waved the name of the Plumed Knight. Tho crowd went wild. The Gresham men did the same, and for twenty minutes there was a rivalry to see which motto could be placed the highest. The men pulled off their coate, climbed on top of each other, and waved the names of Blaine arid (In-ham within a few feet of each other. If one motto fell i was grasped by a score of linuds and sent al oft again. Finally, a Blaine man reached ipe capital of a pillar His banner was now the high est, but a Gresham fellow, more of a sailor, climbed up his pillar to the prelection aitove the capital and pushed his Danner against the celling. The crowd went wild again. . A OIIESHAMITK P(JUMBLED BY BLAINEITES. He hail hardly descended when a pack of Blaine men set upon him, and iu a second every vestige of the linen was torn from Mm frame he carried. The Gresham men retaliated and the Blaine banner was only saved by iieing rushed out through a cigar store. In tho ineioe the partisans pounued one another in the fco, and several of the men were knocked to the floor. The police men in vain tried to force their way through the dense crowd, but before they reached the combatants the struggle was over. In mvengo t wo Gresham men climbed up and fixed their favorite’s picture on the highest points of the pillars aud left them there, fcjueh a scene was NEVER KNOWN IN CHICAOO BEFORE. La t night was the last occasion many of the “clubs” bal to shout lor tliotr favorite candidates, und tiiey made tne most of it. Alger clubu paraded, the Hlierman forces were out, and the Gres ham clubu repeated their lour of tho princqial streets with half a dozen bonds and myriads of torchlights. Tim principal Gresham and momtration was composed of a large number of working men armed with tin dinner palls and spades, who paraded headed by the Topeka flam beaux clubs. Blaine processions were not wanting either during the evening.