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IS THF RFPiSBLiCA 8 2 2 2 2sa S a Bsc 2 w m - ?- ? VENTION TO-DAY IS THE THIRD. THE LAS REPUBLICAN GATHERING ROOSEVELT, OF NEW W. FAIRBANKS, O MEN OF THE GREATEST PARTY ON EART PLATFORMS EVER WRIT UNUSUAL STRENGTH PEOPLE CONFID THIS CHICAGO, June 23. 1:21 P. M.? Roll call finished, every vote in the convention being cast for Roosevelt. He is declared the nominee. ,2:07.?Fairbanks nominated VicePresident by acclamation. CHICAGO, June 23.?Every seat was filled every delegate bubbled with enthusiasm, every spectator thrilled with anticipation of great convention scenes when at 10:2S Uncle Joe Can non folded Bis steei-nmmea sjjei.- | tacles and, using the left arm swing, circled the big mallet in the air and brought it down on the table with a boom. When he got order he said Rev. Thaddeus Snively would pray. The prediction was verified. RevSnively read his prayer. TJncIe Joe ordered a call of the States for nominations for President. "Alabama," called tthe clerk. Ala-bama announced that it had the honor to yield to the State of New York. There was applause. Ex-Governor Black had been chosen to present the name of Roosevelt. That was the signal for a great demonstration. Flags that had been given the delegates were waved with vigor. Great cheers arose when Black appeared on the julatform. His long, lean smooth shaven lace suggested Lincoln to some liistv lunged delegate and he straightway proposed three cheers for Abraham Lincoln. They were given with a will. "What's the matter with Black?" asked somebody in the NewYork delegation. "He is all right" was the unanimous yell from the representatives of the Empire State. Cannon introduced Black as a former colleague in the house and one of the greatest orators in the country. ' CHICAGO. June 23.?Every one of liis shafts at the Democrats and his concise statement of Republican goodness evoked cheers. Black was complacent and spoke in a calm, even strain without striving for effects. How they strained in. the back seats to hear what he said. Hands were at the ears of all, and many of them held newspapers back of their heads to catch the sound waves. His eulogy of Roosevelt was given impressively without mention of the name of the President. The crowd listened intently but in silence due to the facr that they desired to hear every word. Roosevelt's name, magic in its influence upon this convention, was reserved for mention at the very end of the speech. Black led up to it impressively, eloquently. And when at last he named to the convention its nominee, the party's standard bearer, the crowd simply went wild with enthusiasm. CHICAGO, June 23.?A roar that fairly shook the building went up from the throats of the 8,000 men and ?-?nnri banners were >V UUinu* luSw . _ ^ waved by delegates and spectators in a frenzy of delight. Umbrellas of gay hues added to the brilliancy of the scene. Hats were thrown in the air. Cannon advanced to the front of I the platform, waved a time stained [ flag of . historic interest. It was the flag that was carried by the Missouri delegation into the convention that nominated Lincoln in 18G0. All the delegates were standing on their chairs, all except Senator IPlatt, of New York, whose enfeebled condition forbade such exertion. But as he sat in his chair he waved weakly a big flag. The band struck up "A Hot Time" but even the strains of that inspiring air was drowned much of the time by the pandemonium. At best the booming of the bass drum could be heard but faintly. At the end of three minutes a big picture of Roosevelt was "brought "to the. stage and if the thing "of i304 C?* T AND THE BEST OF THE GREAT AT CHICAGO?THEODORE YORK. AND CHARLES F INDIANA, ARE THE THE HOUR. H WITH ONE OF THE STRONGEST TEN, AND A TICKET OF GOES BEFORE THE ENT OF SUCCESS FALL. was possible an increase in the racket. After five minutes of the demonstration. the Alaskans started a march through the aisles with their eagles. They had a few followers. It was too early. The delegates wanted to simply stand still and yell. The Texas led in that feature in the demonstration. A. child led them. John Cashin, of Alabama, a handsome child with long curly hair came to the front of' the platform. He was greated with a roar. An assistant Sergeant at~Arms, a giant, lifted the boy to his head and it was repeated. A little girl in white, Louise Roberts, of California, was passed up'to the stage and the cheers were redoubled. California brought a big i.i? itio confer aisle and uiuc uamiv.1 _ _ ? led the demonstration for a few seconds. Congressman Sherman, of New York, secured the Lincoln flag from Cannon, and with it as a standard headed the New York delegation. A parade led by Governor Herrick, of Ohio, followed. Several other States were also in line. The men from Massachusetts carried red, white and blue umbrellas. On the stage an effort was made to line up a little colored hoy with the other children. He showed for a moment and disappeared. At 11:23 when the demonstration had lasted eighteen minutes Uncle Joe advanced to the front and pounding in the air with gavel on an imaginary desk called for order. Reading clerk Lampson read a brief history of the Lincoln Flag and it was greeted with great applause. Then Cannon enacted another dramatic scene. Slowly waiving the old standard he spoke impressively of the sacredness of the flag, how it had been baptized on a hundred battlefields and that it was safe in the hands of Theodore Roosevelt and under the guardianship of the Republican party. The girders shook witn uie roars that followed the little speech. Senator Beveridge, of Indiana, was recognized to- make the first seconding speech. \ George A. Knight, California's spellbinder, was called up for the next speech. He came up amid great calls of "Knight!" "Knight!" and was escorted by men carrying a banner and a big wreath. Former Governor Yv\ O. Bradley, of Kentucky, seconded the nomination of Roosevelt in behalf of Kentucky. Harry Stillwell Edwards, -postmaster at Macon, Ga., seconded Roosevelt's nomination on behalf of the South. Joseph B. Cotton seconded the nomination of Roosevelt on behalf of Alabama. At 1:11 P. M. the roll call was ordered for nominations. At 1:13 P. M., New Jersey moved nomination by acclamation, but concention yelled "No!" and roll call was continued, as every delegate wanted to vote -for Roosevelt. At 1:21 the roll call was finished, every delegate voting for Roosevelt. Senator Dolliver then nominated Fairbanks for Vice-President, and he was nominated by acclamation at 2:07. 2:13 P.M.?Senator Doinver onered resolutions appointing Cannon chairman of the committee to notlfy President Roosevelt,, and Root chairman of the committee to notify Fairbanks. Roosevelt is to be notified July 27, and Fairbanks August 3. Senator Nelson offered resolutions for the publication of the official records of the convention. Agreed to. 2:25?Convention adjourned sine die on motion of Graeme Stewart. All of the latest telegraphic and local news -will be found In the 37est Virginian. . . . < ? A I JTfh-li Bryan (in ^900): ' ^ j Bryan (i- 1904): "Now, ye MALONE, THE FAILED IN ( "AGAMEMNON COMMANDED THE I GREEKS AT THE FALL OF ' TROY" WAS THE TRIAL SENTENCE. 3EATTY IS NOW VERY CONFI- I DENT?SENT WORD TO HIS MOTHER THAT HE WILL I BE HOME IN A FEW DAYS. ( PARKERSBURG, W. Va., June 23. i ? (Special.)?The Illness of one of ' the jurors in the Beatty case prevented much progress being made yester UCJJ'. Beatty concluded his testimony, and W. H. Furbee was put on the stand. His testimony was finished to-day, as was also that of ex-Chief of Police Diggs and Miller, a former partner of Beatty. John R. Jones is now on the stand. S. C. Malone, the hand-writing expert, failed completely on cross-examination, and the case now stands entirely upon circumstantial evidence. Furbee and Miller both swear that in their opinion the threatening letter was not in the hand-writing of Beatty, and he is endeavoring to prove an alibi by Jones and others. The case will probably go to the jury to-mocrow. As stated in yesterday's issue of the West Virginian, the Beatty trial was held up on account of the sickness of a juror. That is why we had no account of the proceedings yesterday?i. e., there were none, which all must grant is a very good excuse. We do not manufacture messages to order and state things which never took place. It has befern reported that Beatty's mother testified on Tuesday that he was "not there** on the night ~' ~ xvei or-<a informed that Ui CUC ? V k.. ? she did not testify; that she has not been to Parkersburg. Her deposition was Sent in, but had not been introduced as evidence at the time the statement was published. The Mannington Record, published in Beatty's home town, received the Sac <?s -if ?KS II 1.1 Is la^P II Ult-ftKtNUfc?ui- f-uu.i ThAh: r t What r. brute a man must oc to treat n vw. ? >u brute, do as 1 say or I'll 'ambast you EXPERT, :rucial test ' .'oilowing: dispatch bearing yesterday's date: PARKERSBl'RG, June 22.?Yestcrlay*s test of S. C. Malone's ability as in expert of handwriting settled the natter of further expert testimony in he Blackshere hcld-up case. Tlie sentence written by three (liferent people that caused the downfall of the government witness was: "Agamemnon commanded the ireeks at the fall of Troy." The sentence was written three tigies and the expert sum one uiuu , lid the writing. Senator Caldwell then announced that three persons had accomplished it. He said the writing was done by himself, the defendant Ed Beatty, and Harold Houston. It developed that Mr. Caldwell wrote the sentence and the others copied it. Imitating almost precisely the handwriting of the former. It had been agreed that if the expert failc-d in this test there was to bono further expert testimony. Judge Jackson held the attorneys to their agreement. Ed Beatty, the .accused man, took the stand yesterday afternoon and told of his whereabouts on the night of the hold-up. Beatty testified that during the night in question he was at Jlannington and about the time of the holdup or probably a little after he returned home. He knew nothing of the occurrence or of its circumstances. He was accosted at his own threshold by Chief of Police Hellem, of Jlannington, and the conversation which took place was given about as was previously testified to by Chief Hellem. ~? -"xc-ciAn nf thp nourt inert! was uw ? _ ? this forenoon owing to the illness of one of the jurors. The trial will probably be resumed this afternoon if the sick juror recovers. The favorable turn affairs have taken have made Beatty so confident of acquittal that he wired to friends in fliannington to tell his mother he will be home in a few days. , Senator Caldwell of the defense says that the result of the test he gave the handwriting expert shows s. ~ ' -> /^>s j ' I / #M?\ I k Wm J is own party sol" J } , good and plenty!" 1 ?Minneapolis Journal. r 1 what the value of the evidence , amounts to when Mr. Malone testifies . rhar. one hand wrote the blackmailing ( rotter to Mr. Blackshere and the oth- j or writings exhibited in court. DR. CARR i WILL PITCH FOR THE LOCAL Y. 1 M. C. A. IN SATURDAY'S 1 GAME?CLARKSBURG ' HAS A STRONG TEAM. 1 I Dr. Hugh Carr will pitch for the I local Y. M. C. A. against the Claries- v burg organization Saturday. This is c indeed good news to the fans, for ' every one knows that his equal as an t amateur pitcher is not found in this section. 1 it. was said that Clarksburg relied J mostly upon its pitching staff in this game, but reports from the up river * town state that it is exceptionally I strong in every department, and the * Fairmont boys' ability to plav fast ? bail is unquestioned by local people, 1 therefore an excellent game 155 as- J stired. ( Plenty of cars will be furnished to handle the large crowd which the management expects. Game called at 1 3:?*>0 sharp. willbF r>\ run A \m > UXYELAPIU i SAYS EX-SENATOR ALLEN?THE DEFEAT OF THE BRYAN ELEMENT WILL HELP THE I POPULIST CAUSE. LINCOLN. Neb.. June 23.?Cleve- < land not only will be the nominee ol the Democratic party but he will be elected, according to ex-Senator W. V. Allen, who secured the passage of a resolution by the Populist convention at Fremont Wednesday, against fusion with the Democrats. He declared the defeat of the Bryan ele ment will strengthen the Populist cause. ' First Ward Wedding. < Robert McLarnon and Mrs. 'Lillian < DouglassVrcere united in marriage by < Wiley, at his home In the, J n| HBnruecday evening. Epciiwr. 1 1 i-,lvJUIMU gov. pennypacker speaks of the proud record of pennsylvania in the past half century. a touching tribute to senator quay as the friend of the hon. charles w. fairbanks. CHICAGO. June 22.?-Governor Pen- ,'ijB nypacker's speech seconding the nomiimtlon ol Fairbanks. was as follows: T The Republican party held Its first convention in that city of Western iSS Pennsylvania which in onerpry, enterprise and wealth rivals the great mart upon the shores of the inland lakes, whereinafter the lapse of nearly a century we meet today. Penn- .v tylvanla may well claim to be the ieader among Republican States. The principles which are embodied in the .. . platform of the party as we have v3g|| adopted it are the result of the Teachings of her scholars and statesmen. Her majorities for the nominees of 'd||| ihe party are greater and more cor- .Jffl -' ?~ - ? e r.*\f nthnr Stfnf#*. fV ram iuu.ii uiuao u?. w?.-w? , ^ ^^ She alone of'all the States since the: election of Abraham Lincoln in 1SC0 has never given an electoral vote igalust a candidate of the Republican party for the Presidency. She Is an- ^ selfish in her devotion. During the . |? nearly half century-that- Is gone, no son of hers has been elliier President or Vice-President. She has not ioen satisfied like the . Karl of Warwick to be a maker of Kings.. /Shei'^Si-.t's-S ias been content that you should have regard to the success of ibe party ~'Z ittd the welfare of the country rath- ; ; :.-r than to the personal Interests of ' ic-r citizens. The waters of the Ohio, rising in he mountains of "Pennsylvania, roll .vestward, hearing fertility and nten C? o the prairie lands of Indiana. The fhotiglit of Pennsylvania turns with "if kindred feeling toward the State ~Z vhlch has produced Oliver P. llor- 'o"fi on, Benjamin Harrison and the brave ? loosiers who fought alongside of Reynolds on the Oak ridge at Getiys- --jg iiurg. She well remembers that when ier own Senator, he who did so much or the Republican parly, and whose vise counsels, alas! are missing tolay, bore commission to Washington, le had no more sincere supporter ban the able and distinguished. -.J statesman who then, as he does now, cpresented Indiana in the United States Senate. Pennsylvania with the approval of te'r judgment and w-ith glad ancici- -S jation of victory in her heart, folowing a leader, who like the Chevilier of France, is without fear and "A without reproach, seconds the nomi- jw ration for the Vice-Presidency of $ Charles W. Fairbanks, of Indiana. \ MAY BE EXCHANGED TODAY. '3 Perdicaris and Varley Are Now Thought to Be Nearing Deliverance. TANGIER. June 23.?The prison- 7jA srs who will be exchanged for Perdi- t.mt earis and Varley left Tangier to-day /M& in charge of the sheriff of W'azan. 11H They will travel for Benimesnar. BS where the exchange will take place Bl probably to-day. Terrible Hailstorms. VIENNA, June 23.?Terrible ha.il- wfl storms swept over many parts of Hi Moravia and Hungary last night and. flj^B to-day. Immense damage has been ' 18 done to crops and there have been >_^SH many casualties. Twenty-three per sons were hilled by lightning ao jjS twenty others drowned by the ojM flowing of the rivers. -.JM^Bt - " " J- THE WE^ga i w^i