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TP ATT -IT ERAXJD Last Edition 4:30 p. m. SO PRICE 5 CENTS. EL PASO, TEXAS, THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 1900. 20th YEAR, NO. H5 WILL LEAD THE GRAND REPUBLICAN PARTY ON TO GLORIOUS VICTORY Philadelphia, June 21. "Get into the band waon", was tj ba the tip for the opening of the convention and delegates and spectators did their utmost to follow the suggestion. No other vice presidential caadilate than Roosevelt waa evaa whUpered, aod it waa the general opinion tba not another candidate would receive even a mention or a complimentary vote. The Kansas delegates displayed a large placard over their station red- lnfr "Kansas delegation First to deolare for Governor Rooeevtlt." Roosevelt arrived atl0:05 and though he ran rapidly down the aisle with his head bent to hide his ruddy counten, ance. he was detected and cheered wildly. After be gained his seat be was sur rounded by the delegates who strug glel to get a clasp of his hand. Hanna received a flattering reoeptl. n when he entered soon after Roosevel; and the crowd of spectators in tbe'r seats and in the galleries fairly went wild when ex-Senator Q jay appeared At 10:25 the crowd was overjoyed by the sudden-appearance of another band. which struck up a lively irarch juat as the convention band concluded the Star Spangled Banner. - The new comers were musicians of Canton, Ohio, the Grand Army band. They proudly held aloft a banner an nouncing the fact tbat they were from The President's Home Town." The opening scene was delayed by a conference that was being held In the aisle beside Roosevelt's chair. Quay, Depew, Payne, and Roosevelt took part while surrounding delegates stood on chairs and craned their necks to learn what was going on. In the meantime Chairman Lodge chatted amiably with prominent repub licans on the platform, and the bands play ad. The temperature in the ball was higher than on any of the preced ing dava. Lacktlv the Philadelphia General Smith's paper, bal thoughtfully placed fans cn every seat and table. The roll waa then called. "Alabama yields to Ohio," said a member of that delegation. "The seoa'or from Ohio is recogniz ed," came from Lodge. Foraker arose. The crowd recogniz ed him and lifted their voloes in a friendly greeting that could be heard over to wards. Foraker wa3 pale, bat oiei soUc, and was at his best. He wore a suit of black tbat was relieved only by a badge of red and blue with gold fringe that hjnp cn his breast. Slowly be presented McKlnley as the choice of the entire country. Every period was emphasized with a cheer. Foraker began his spaech at 10:55 He said In part: "Alabama yields to Ohio, tmi I thank Al bama for the act. Alabama has so yielded, howtvr, by reason of tba fact that It gives Ohio a superfluous duty to perform. "Our candidate for president has been already nominated. He wss nominated by the distinguished sen ator from Colorado when he took tem porary charge of this convention. He Wir nominated again by the distin guished senator from Massachusetts when be became permanent chairmaa here, and he was nominated for the third time when the distinguished, sen ator from Indiana read the platform of his party. "He has already been nominated by the whole of the American Deo pie. From one end of the land to the other there is but one name mentioned for president on the republican ticket. That mao is the first choice of every Other man who wishes republican suc cerB nest November. "It Is, tierafora, not necessary to speak of him here or elsewhere. He ha already spoken for himself and to all the world. His record Is replete with achievements in peace and war; of inspiring fidelity to duty and good works accomplished. "Four years ago the American peo ple confided to him their highest and most sacred trust. What has been the result? When he entered office he found business paralyzed an 1 he has brought prosperity unprecedented to this country. He found labor idle, he gave it employ ment; he found despair and gv2 the people prosperity nl buoyant hopes, he found mills, shops, and mines closed, and he opened them to people everywhere. He said the people had put to sleep for ever in the catacombs of Amealcan polities the 16 to 1 issue, along the 'Lost Cause.' "The man already nominated by tie convention has surmounted every difficulty that ha ariser. He has oponed the door of Ubinaand advanced our interests in every land. But thia not surprising. It was anticipated . "When he was nominated four years ago at St. Louis, we all knew he was brave, able, faithful, and the greates actievments were his in time of peace. He never dreamed of war then. War however, came in spite of all be could do to avert It came upon us. We were unprepared for war, but the Americans met the sltution promptly, and there had never been a brighter chapter In our history than that. "Our pre Bent chief executive has shnwn his wisdom and his unequaled diplomacy. In his bands the destinies of the party will be carried to a triumphant victory next November (great cheering). I nominate for president of the United States, William McKinley, of the United States." tLoU) by Parker. SENATOR MARCUS A. HANNA. A scene of wild enthusiasm followed the mention of Mckinley's name at the close of Foraker's speech. Delegates and spectators were on their feet in an instant. A roar of approval filled the building, and the great crowd vaved their fans and danced with de light. In two minutes the demostra- tlon seemed to die away, then it was renewed again. The yells were ear-splitting. Sud denly there appeared from hundreds of places red, white, and blue plumes that were a feature of the nomination Fcenns at St. Louis. Banners designating the state delegations were torn from their fastenings and waved in the air. Kansas with iia Roosevelt banner started towards the stage. All the convention fell In line. Hawaii's ma roon colored banner was the most con spicuous in the line. The standard bearers marched about the aisle and then massed on the stage. When the Hawaii delegation reached the elevation American Hags were draped by enthusiastic delegates about the standard of the islands Someone banded one of the long plumes to Hanna. He waved it in harmony. A chorus of cheers followed and Hanna was the center of the de-moetratlon. Two bands played with might and main, but nothing could be heard of tbem but tbe rumble of the bass drums. Some of tbe delegates etruik up "Glory, Glory, Hallelujah," ard tbe cheers subsided for a minute hile a chorus of a hundred voices sang the familiar strains. It was a tremendous scene. For 17 minutes the demonstration con tinued and when Chairman Lodge made himself beard, the Qrstthlng he did was to provoke another wild eoene by recognizing Governor Roosevelt of QUEER LOOKING STEED. Dcoupse Sxij? New York. . Just as Roosevelt was getting perfect quiet, in order to begin his sDueob, he noticed a man with a camera prepar ing to take a picture of the governor. Leaning forward and pointing bis finger at the men, Roosevelt cried out: "Take that thing away." Tee photographer hurriedly, left the building and there was great mer riment. Roosevelt began speaking at 11:28 Roosevelt said he arose to tecond the nomination, o' William M-K c!?y, (Cheers) "The president who had had to face more important problems than any presidant since Lincoln (cheer. ) and who faced them" Four years ago the reput llcans bad nominated McKinley, and it was bat a short time before be became the can didate, not only of the republican party, but of all those who loved the national honor (Applause). "We appealed to the country to put McKinley in the first place, so that the country's honor might be upheld at home and abroad. He was elected, and this county has reached a pitch of prosperity never before known. "And so it ha? beea in our foreign relations. The situation of affairs in Cuba was such that a self respecting nation could not allow It to continue. President MoKicley faced this situ ation bravely and wisely. "He tried to induce Spain to leave the western hemisphere peacefully. The suggestion was ignored, and as a result the country entered upon tbe most brilliant and succcess.'ul foreign war this generation has seen." McKinley, Roosevelt west on to say, was for hocesty at home and abroad His policy has also brought happiness and prosperity at home. "We are on the threshold of a new century", continued Roosevelt ; "Shall America go backward?" "No", came from all parts of tbe hail. " ATe do f ot stand in craven mood crying aa we look on the contest. No, we face the future with confidence, convinced in our right acd believing that wben pea.e has been restored we will enter on an era such as has never ieeo vouchsafed to any nation of man Kind." Rrosevelt returned to his seat 'with the New York delegation, with the cheers of the crowd ringing in his ears. . He was warmly congratulated b? De- psir Ml oisjpi ". iaUars of the Saw York delegation. . ,' Senator Thurston, of Nebraska, was then recognized. Thurstjn and Dele gates Yerkes of Kentucky and Kolght of California, all seconded the nomina tion of McKinley. Knight finished at 12:20, anl was fo!- lovd on the speaker's platform by Gov- Mount of Indiana. Just before the governor was recognized the convention showed its impatience for a vote by calls of "Roll, roll." Gov. Mount's sppeeoh was finished at 12:35. Tbe tail end of his speech was frequently interrupted by tbe impatient crowd. 12:36 the convention proceeded to nominate McKinley. Tbe roll call then beao, and waa continued to the end, There was great applause when Hawaii was called and cast her vote, for the first time In an American con vention. Tbii completed the list of states, and after a short pause Chair man Lodge announced that 926 votes had been cast. "Oat of these," saidh, " rt"lUiatn McKinley has 926 votes. It is unanim ous, aod this chair declares McKinley the nominee for president (Great ap plause). Chairman Lodge then announced that the nomination of vice president wa? in order, and recognized Young of (Continued on 5 th page) Rough Rider Bryan: "Well, If I pilot that combination to victory I'll be wonder, sura." Pittsburg JDIspatch. 11 PI ill i'bulit by Baker. SENATOR JOSEPH B. FORAKER. 3.