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i ' /;:" ■■ .""-, ■" -■'.■ ;.' -- ''-■''""'■'-''"■:, ' /::■'/-' DEMOCRATS FINISH WORK AND ADJOURN Coutinued From Eleventh Page Shortly before the session convened the rumor that Davis, of West Vir ginia, had been agreed upon by the leaders for the vice presidency, went rapidly through the hall and delegates gathered in groups to discuss the situ ation. Belabors the Table It was 5:37 o'clock when the first sign of opening the session was made. Chairman Clark belabored his table with the heavy gavel, but said nothing. A little later he called the convention to order and directed the delegates to take their seats. T. H. Ball, of Texas, offered a reso lution limiting the nominating speeches to ten minutes, leaving the time of the seconding speeches at five minutes and limiting the number to three. This was adopted. The- roll of states was then called for the presentation of candidates for vice president. Alabama was called, and Mr. Russell, of that state, announced that Alabama would give way to Illinois. Freeman B. Morris, of that state, took the platform to name 'James R. Williams, of Illinois. Names Williams, of Illinois Mr. Morris said: Tho candidate that I name believes that the present tariff law is unjust taxation and oppression to those who feed and clothe the nation and discrimination agaiisst the man that tills the soil and the army that wields the hammer. He should know that any law that favors the creation and the maintaining and uphold ing and fostering of monopolies is an edict against the unwritten law that man is entitled to the fruits of his labor. He has declared that criminal trusts and toil cannot go hand in hand through this land of ours any move than despotism and human liberty can unite in the bonds of peace and concord. The conditions in Illinois, in my judgment, are not dis similar to what they were in 1892 when we gave you the electoral vote. Let New York join with Illinois. Their interests are alike and this man can carry Illinois if New York can be carried. I have the honor to name on behalf of the United Democracy of Illinois, James Robert Wil liams, of Illinois. Colorado yielded to Washington, and Frederick C. Robertson, of that state, spoke for former Senator George Turn er, saying: Speaks for Turner You men in the South have the mem ories to cement you to the Democratic party. You men in the East have the historic action of your leaders. W« men in the West are building the temple of Democracy and from the state of Wash ington we produce the keystone of the arch, and all of the Western states will say it is a perfect creation. From across this great continent extend the hand of friendship to us and place you on the ticket as a running mate of the peerless. matchless citizen of New York, our own ; splendid f. ;.end and citizen, the first citi zen of the state of Washington, former Senator George Turnnr. ,- .-Connecticut yielded to Indiana and Relegate Spencer, of that state, sec onded the nomination of Williams of Illinois. By this time the report that a tele gram had been received from Judge Parker declaring his position on the money question had become general. A crowd of delegates hurriedly gather ed around Sheehan, of New York and Tilhnan. of South Carolina. Little conferences began to occur and the orators did not receive much attention except from the galleries and the small fry, who did not know that a probable sensation was ripening all about them. Nominates Henry G. Davis Delaware gave her place in the call to West Tirgina. and the chair recog nized John D. Alderson. of that state, ■■who placed in nomination Henry G Davis, of West Virginia. He said: I congratulate you, fellow-Democrats, that your work is so nearly ended, and the portion of it accomplished has been so well done. I congratulate you that we are a happy and reunited family Let us now finish to completion the good work already done, let us give to our gallant and able standard bearer a running mate who will bring straight strength to the ticket. \ou want a good candidate. You want a proper candidate and you want a strong man. We have such a "man in our state and my delegation has instructed me '" present his name to you for your suf frage. Give us Henry G. Davis as the running mate with our presidential can didate and we promise to sweep the Re- PuMlcanr pK the face of the earth, not I" 11: 1" \ l Virginia and Maryland, but m the whole country. Senator Dubois, of Idaho, seconded the nomination of Mr. Turner, of Washington, saying: We can carry most of the electoral votes in the Northwest. We can in Illi nois or in Indiana. We are not for the postoftiees. We can do nothing for af firmative legislation without congressmen and senators. If it i s an offense that our ••andidate supported William Jennings Bryan twice. 1 cannot help it. We otfer no apology. Nobody has to explain. The entire part of the country where your electoral vote will come from, if you win and where your senators now are, and will be, unite in presenting to this con vention George Turner, of Washington Brings Forth Harris David Overmeyer. of Kansas, placed former Senator William A. Harris of that state, in nomination. He said: Your candidate for president is an East ern man. Your candidate for vice pres- Ment ought to be a Western man. The stat^of Kansas presents to you a man of high character, who has become dis tinguished in the councils of the nation He Is known to the whole country and respected by the whole country. His ex perience in the senate would greatly qual ity him for the high office of vice presi dent and. if by chance the power of the president should pass into his hands It Vi t bf U f0UJ 1(? in ca Pabl<?. Patriotic and able hands. I have the honor to place in nomination ex-Senator William A Harris of Kansas. ' Storm Gathers As the unexciting routine of the nominating and seconding speeches proceeded the storm that seemed in evitable was gathering. Leaders hur ried to and fro with anxious faces, and the news from Esopus spread rapidly The floor was filled with delegates' and in the Parker states men sat with heads close together in whispered con sultation. At 7 o'clock there were signs to the initiated that the session was going to be dramatic in the ex treme, but the average* delegate sweat end smiled and listened to the flow of favorite son oratory, all unconscious of the great things that were moving In the party's heart. The roll of states proceeded until Maryland was reached without a re sponse. For Maryland, John Prentice Poe seconded the nomination of Davis, of West Virginia, saying: The Maryland delegation points with * pride and satisfaction to West Virginia's favorite son. the Hon. Henry C Davis, and pointing to him we say, behold the man that presents the admirable com bination in symmetrical power and grace of all the qualifications needed i n the Incumbent of this high office. Place him upon the ticket and, my word for it we •will have side by side with the electoral votes of the imperial state the electoral votes of West Virginia. Clark, of Montana, for Turner Senator William A. Clark, of Mon tana, was the next to speak. He first GEORGE BRINTON McCLELLAN Mayor of New York Who Received Three Votes paid a high tribute to the West, and then seconded the Turner nomination. He was listened to with marked at tention. Senator Clark said: The great work that was accomplished here last night and this morning, which resulted in the selection of a prominent New Yorker for the highest office in the gift of the people of this nation, is now to be supplemented by the selection of a man for that other position, vice president of the United States. In view of recent history, it becomes absolutely necessary that in the selection of this man the same earnest care should be manifested, and we should select a man with all the qualifications required by a president. We ask you in behalf of the Democrats of the West, not to turn your backs upon us. Let the East with magnanimity stretch out its hand over the broad prai ries of the West and say to us, "We rec ognize you as factors in this great nation and we leave it to you to select a man for the position of vice president." We offer you a man in every way worthy of your support. With great pleasure and great enthusiasm in my own heart, I sec ond the nomtnation of the Hon. George Turner for the office of vice president. Nebraska's response was a statement that she waited with interest the choice of New York. New York requested to be passed when called on the roll. Ohio and Tennessee also passed the call. H. G. Davis' nomination received a second from the District of Columbia delegation. Uproar Opens At 7 o'clock Senator South, of Ar kansas, broke in on the roll call with a motion that, in view of the rumors that were disturbing the convention, a recess be taken until S o'clock. His mo tion did not prevail. The convention was in such an up roar because of the Parker telegram rumors that the latter part of the roll call for presentation of candidates for vice president was inaudible. Chair man Clark directed that the roll be called for the announcement of the votes. Senator Culberson, of Texas, secured recognition. He was visibly excited when he secured recognition and mounting his chair, said: "For reasons which are obvious to all the delegates here, it seems to me that we ought not to proceed at this time to nominate a candidate for vice president, and I therefore move that the convention—" Here cries of "Why," "Why," inter rupted Senator Culberson. "I think the delegates understand what I mean," he proceeded. Chairman Clark interjected, "Pro ceed." "And I repeat," concluded Senator Culberson, "that in the present exigen cies which confront the convention it ought not proceed to the nomination of a vice president. "Right," "Right," greeted this state- "We want to know before a candi date for vice president is nominated, who will be the candidate for presi dent." He made his motion for a recess un til 8:30. Takes Recess in Confusion The din and excitement increased while the senator was speaking and he was invited both to "keep on*" and to "sit down." His motion was put by the chairman. The vote was, in the opinion of most people, lost, but Chairman Clark loudly banged his desk, declared it carried and quickly left the platform before the convention recovered from its amaze ment. The confusion, great before Culber son rose, was intensified greatly when he sat down after intimating that Judge Parker might possibly vacate the head of the ticket. The delegates rushed into conferences. In an in stant there were fully 20 groups in the hall, in the center of which were two or three violently excited and gesticu lating men who discussed the Parker telegram vehemently. The police again and again passed along the aisles en deavoring to clear them, but the dele gates refused to move and the excite ment grew rather than abated. A dense throng, through which it was impos sible to pass, gathered in front of the chairman's desk and strove desperately to learn the exact import of the mes sage. Their efforts were unavailing however. The leaders disappeared and the session closed with an atmosphere THE ST. PAUL GLOBE. SUNDAY, JULY tt, 1904 of tense expectancy as to what would occur when it reconvened at 8:30. Evening Session Is Tense At 9:10 o'clock Chairman Clark pounded vigorously with his gavel and asked that the delegates be seated and the aisles cleared! He did not formal ly call the convention to order, but as soon as some degree of quiet had been restored Gov. Vardaman, of Missis sippi, addressed the convention on the mysterious telegram. He said: I believe that I voice the sentiment of every member of this convention when I say that we have not deliberated at. all since we have been here. The noise and confusion of the mob and rabble has characterized every hour of the sitting of this convention. The time has come, my countrymen, when you should think about what you are doing, when you should weigh carefully and de liberately the great questions which you are called upon here to consider. It is not a question whether this man or that man or any other man should be nominated for vice president, but it is a question as to whether or not you will be able to se lect a man who will be sufficiently strong at the polls in November to defeat that national peril, Theodore Roosevelt. Now let us get down to business. We have worn the wire edge off and let us get to work; let us find out what this iumor which has seemed to create almost dis order in this hall is, and let the gentle man from New York to whom the tele gram was addressed, if this is a matter tt3 t } Ms convention should consider that affects this convention, read it. Let the truth be known and then let us proceed to business. It was decided to await the arrival of the chairman of the New York dele gation. Conference Committee Arrives The conference committee reached the hall at 9:35, and filed slowly along the crowded aiste* in the center of the convention floor. Delegates thronged about asking "What shall we do?" "Keep your heads and behave" ro torted Senator Tillman with emphasis, and he repeated the injunction at nu merous intervals. John S. Williams,- Gov. Vardaman, Senator Tillman and Senator Carmacl; made their way to the platform with the mysterious message in their pos session. A short conference took place among the four and then Mr. Williams said: ;; All of us were very much surprised and excited this afternoon, to use no , stronger words, at what purported to .be : copies of telegrams which had been sent by our nominee Bto Mr. : Carmack ■ and J others lin ■ this city..-I want to tell you that but one telegram 7 has - been i received. ■; Mr Car mack not only received no telegram today ' of the character that was published but never r received .."a ■:■ telegram -S- from = Mr ■'- Parker in all his life. And nobody receiv ed a telegram containing the language in that infamous volunteer production -^ telegram come from Mr. .;Parker :to Mr. . Sheehan, ; however, which I shall read: m a moment, and it is so important that you should know what =it is, that after : I have read it I shall hand it to my friend, the. governor of my state. Mr. VaVdaman ' v«^ioS^l^ ?£*■ over again-:.When' >ou shall have heard It, you will notice that there is not in it one word about re quiring or demanding,^ or I asking, "or * re questing ithat anything should be placed .in • the ;< Democratic ■v platform. : You - * will also note; ,that' If x there . is: an error in it f at -all it, is. an * error of ■, judgment i pro-: ceeding - from ia 1^ too ' sensitive spirit of : honor; a too sensitive idea not to be mis understood or placed 1- in ia : false <■ or .in a double position. -I shall now ask Gov Vardaman to read the telegram to you " ' .:Mr. Williams' i words V were ;heard"; in j deep ; silence, re He then handed the l message to , Gov. > Vardaman, f who read I' the telegram.'•■ •:- : . • -x-f> i, £ £ iil g! ng' cheer went ; around the hall, but .it was brief, so : anxious v were the delegates to } see what would fol low. Mr. Williams continued: ;>;i;;:^ 5. Mr. Chairman: : I think you will bear me put in what I said. This is the ; first time in the history of : the United States that a man already nominated for the greatest office -on , the ? surface of % this earth--Pa«i been \so ; supersensitive about J a matter of , personal , rectitude and ; honor \ as •to send ,a , telegram =" to a■: friend \ asking him to i de } cline ,-. the f nomination : for 2 him,; -if as he ■ seems to -have .been informed, there sis something m the platform which is not in '. accord with his j own : opinion ?-.-. « - ■ ; •^M^':frien^ s '':'*we Purposely made this '' platform silent on the question of the gold standard as we all agreed that^was not a n issue in this campaign, and we all agreed ;, furthermore that f nothing ;7 should : be i placed in i the ; platform which was not I■■ a campaign issue, and the consequence ! was t- that » In £ the a resolutions ? committee motions were made to 6 table, and those motion* L were carried, J every resolution 5 on : • both sides which tended to bring up as an issue in this campaign the question of the monetary standard. Now Judge Parker expresses his opin ion for fear somebody might think that you did not know it. There was not in all this vast assembly one single, solitary man who did not already know that Judge Parker was a gold standard man. 1 have been^<me of the most consistent, per sistent and perhaps most radical free silver men in the United States, and I knew that he was a gold standard man, and he never made any attempt to con ceal it from anybody. He had supported our candidates and had said that although he did not agree with us upon this plank he was still a Democrat. We had, so far as the question of the monetary standard was concerned in a campaign, which was so fraught against imperialism, against executive usurpation, purposely made a platform, so far as the monetary standard is concerned upon which W. J. Bryan could stand, upon which Grover Cleveland could stand, or anyone else, who was with us in the pend ing live, campaign issues could nave stood. Tillman Speaks Quieting Words His declaration that Parker's views were known to every man in the con vention was received with faint ap plause. He asked Senator Tillman to read the message to Judge Parker and the senator did so. Then Senator Till man said: I thought it might be said of this man that he was attempting to enlarge our platform and to take the liberty to write Into it something that was not already in it after we ourselves had completed, but if you calmly consider what is ac tually involved in these words, I believe you will reach the same conclusion that I have reached, that Judge Parker, pos sibly under the stress of clamor around him and in the New York newspapers and by telegraph, feeling that he must make his position plain, whether we have or not, has sent this telegram here; and give him the benefit tit the doubt, as I myself would want you to give it to me. What is there to alarm anybody? What is there to create a furore and to get up a disintegration and a demoralization which does not exist? The Democrats who have acted with the lights before them have spoken. We have our candidate, we have out platform. He stands where he stood before; we nominated him and this has not changed his status one iota. Are we going to charge our platform? Mr. Bryan Enters As Senator Tillman was endeavoring to answer a question injected into the discussion by former Senator Petti grew, of South Dakota, as to whether Mr. ..Hill had not stated jn committee that he did not know Judge Parker's views on the financial question, Mr. Bryan came into the hall. Instantly there was an uproar. Calls of "Bryan!" "Bryan!" went up and the galleries cheered. Mr. Bryan first went to his place in the pit, but as the cries of the Nebraskan's name, coupled with the words "platform," "platform," con tinued, -Mr. "Bryan made his way to the stage. His face was chalk white, as he walk ed rapidly up the side aisle. His lips were compressed to a thin line and his brows drawn straight. He nervously fanned himself and paid no attention to the hands that were held out to him as he passed. When he appeared in the front of the rostrum his face was pale and drawn with illness and his voice was weak and hoarse. He spoke with great effort, but quietly and with self control. As the speaker went on his voice grew stronger andvcleai-,©* and as he narrated the story of his efforts to se cure the -insertion in the platform of a financial plank, the flush of excitement covered his face -snd his gestures be came more frequent and more em phatic. We had a protracted session of the committee on resolutions. For sixteen hours we were in session the last time. When the platform was reported from the subcommittee it contained the gold standard plank, of which you know. Mr. .Bryan again told the story of what was done in' committee, and went on: Senator Tillman has said that we all know where Mr. Parker stands. That we all knew in committee. How did we know? Only by his silence. That was the only way. Judging by his silence I believed he was for the gold standard, and I have insisted for months that he ought to state his position so that the American people could sit in Judgment , upon it and not come blindfolded into a convention on this subject. Now if this convention will adopt a plank declaring that the gold standard has been established in this country and is -accepted, I shall offer.no objection to the plank except to vote against it. But 1 appeal to you to be candid with the voters of this country. If there is any objection to our saying this plainly why should we say it by in ference, and if you say that you are willing to say this in regard to the gold standard, because it is settled, then I in sist that having entered upon the money question, you shall tell us in your plat form, whether the party favors the melt ing up of the dollars, the asset currency, the branch bank and the national bank currency, or not. Parker's Views Important And if the convention does not want to do this, if it wants simply to send this telegram, then I insist that if we are go ing to tell Mr. Parker that his views are unimportant on this question, because It is not an issue, will you not tell him that his views are important on these other phases of the financial question, which are before the country. I am sorry this contention ever rose. I acted as I did in the committee on resolutions because I wanted harmony. I think a man should express his opinion before the convention adjourns. I think it would have been better to express his opinion before the convention met. It is a manly thing to express his opinion be fore the delegates act on his nomination, but it would have been a manlier thing to express his opinion before the voters of this country went to their- primaries and their conventions sent delegates here. It is the judge's fault that he did not speak sooner, not our fault. I shall oppose this telegram, or rather that* the matter be acted on. I will pro pose some amendment and then, if the motion to send the telegram is defeated, you can propose your gold standard plank and let your convention vote upon it. Mr. Bryan's amendment questioned Judge Parker in his views on asset currency and silver. His declaration that the sending of the telegram to Judge Parker was a declaration of the gold standard side, and his statement that if the Democracy was to adopt such a view it should be honest and say so frankly, was greeted with a shriek of applause from the galleries, and one man with a strong voice yelled, "That's right." Ex-Senator Pettigrew interrupted to know if the Parker telegram did not declare that the gold standard was firmly and irrevocably fixed, and was informed that he was correct. Loud applause greeted Mr. Bryan's remark that it was a manly thing in Judge Parker to express his opinions before the convention adjourned, but would have been a manlier thing had he spoken before the convention met, was again cheered. He announced that he would pro pose an amendment to the message, and took his seat amid loud cries of "Vote!" "Hill!" Chairman Daniel Replies :">'; Senator ;. John W. Daniel, chairman of .4 the * committee jon 'a resolutions, was recognized Ito s reply to Mr. Bryan. ?:,;^ ? Whatever may., be said about I the i; cir ; lances i- which < now surround 3 us, no: one - can ■ read : the i manly, ; open : and p plain words of the broad-minded jurist without perceiving- and ; recognizing that they came from the hands j and were , inspired \by the heart of a man ■*"$"? wishes to act in the open and '' " id not be tempted by the higJilfeiMHMßßMk6 sift of the Ameri canip^y y... n ,. ■;.:&-. any other than an i horn" 4- - . aightforward support, ->- <\:l dome I people may think SENATOR McCARREN New Yorker Who With Sheehan and Hill Upheld Judge Parker in Conference of Judge Parker, I think that he is a foot taller today than he was on yesterday when we nominated him, and that the whole American people will say of him, "Behold a man worthy to bear the stand ard of the brave and intrepid Democracy of the land." Gentlemen, our platform has been made up. I think, the Democratic party is tired of and has suffered from tod much plat form. It seems to me that it is the ap propriate and becoming thing for those Democrats who earnestly desire that a> Democrat go to the White house to re spond to our noble and our chosen chief sufficiently to show that we understand this money question better than he does and are ready with him in our lead to fill the ranks and to send a Democratic administration to the city of Washington. Weaver Enters the Debate J. B. Weaver, of lowa, who twelve years ago was the presidential nomi nee of the Populist party, next spoke, being recognized amid calls for "vote," "vote," from all over the house. It was, he said, an optical illusion to suppose the candidate was as had been said, three feet higher than when he was nominated yesterday. The illusion was caused by the convention being three feet lov.er. To send the telegram was equivalent to saying "All right, judge, any thing you .want, we will accede." Both applause, and groans met this statement. Mr. Weaver punned the name of the place from where Judge Parker sent his telegram. "It was spelled 'Esopus,'" he said, "but I think it ought to read 'E-soap us.'" Vociferous cries of "Question!" "Question!" "Vote!" followed, but the chair recognized Charles S. Hamlin, of Massachusetts, who urged the sending of the telegram to Judge Parker. As Mr. Hamlin finished it was evi dent that the delegates were sick of listening to speeches and were rapidly losing temper over the constant suc cession of speakers who mounted the platform and they clamored fierce for a vpte,-but Chairman Clark recognized Senator Carmack, of Tennessee. Senator Carmack denied that he had received such a telegram from Judge Parker as had been rumored. The speaker declared that Mr. Bry an had said that the nomination of Judge Parker would be declaration enough on the money plank. "Mr. Chairman," said Mr. Bryan, rising hastily, "I beg the gentleman's pardon, but I never said that." John S. "Williams supported Mr. Bryan in his statement, and Senator Carmack took occasion to accept the correction. The chairman said he had never heard from Judge Parker, and the chair recognized Mr. Bryan, who presented an amendment to the reply to Judge Parker. Mr. Bryan then proceeded to answer some of the statements made by those who had followed his first address. Great applause followed his assertion that lack of harmony in the party could not be laid at his door. Showed a Little Heat Senator Carmack undertook to cor rect a statement made by Bryan as to the proceedings in the committee on resolutions, and a short "debate follow ed between the gentlemen, with the re sult that neither satisfied the other as to who possessed the better memory. The speaker woke the galleries to enthusiasm when he declared that he had expressed a willing-ness to support a gold standard man to build up har mony in the party and again when he declared that he believed the adoption of the gold standard would defeat the party in the impending campaign. There were only two ways out of the difficulty into which the action of Judge Parker had plunged the. party. One was to amend the message in the manner he had suggested, and the other was to amend the platform by the insertion bf a gold plank. He shook his hand at the New York delegation and said: "I will agree to accept Senator Car mack's plank. Will that satisfy the friends of Judge Parker?" Williams Scores Bryan It was ten minutes after midnight when Mr. Bryan concluded and Repre sentative John Sharp Williams rose. He plunged without preface into a scathing arraignment of Mr. Bryan. Turning from time to time he faced Mr. Bryan, who sat with immobile countenance and fanned himself. His voice trembling, Mr. Williams declared that Mr. Bryan had presented the spectacle of a man pleading for har mony when in all this great convention his has been the only voice of discord. The amendments to the Parker tele gram he characterized as "a lot of fool ish questions.'^. He spoke satirically with biting hu mor and great earnestness. In ex plaining that the telegram from Judge Parker was simply an expression of the fudge's individual opinion, Mr. Wil liams suddenly wheeled and facing those on the platform asked: "Sup pose we had nominated Mr. Bryan on tTiat platform—" "God forbid," ejaculated Richmond Hobson in a loud voice from just be hind the speaker. In explaining his attitude on the ab sence of a financial plank in the plat form he remarked: "If it is a trance I might awaken, but if not I might find the corpse in my parlor." Taking up the reply to Judge Par ker, Mr. Williams said: "Now, let anyone on the platform who believes the money question an issue, arise." As he said this Mr. Williams turned to Mr. Bryan. But Mr. Bryan kept his seat. Cries of "Question" came so fast that confusion reigned for some min utes. Bryan Withdraws Amendment Mr. Bryan sprang to his feet and de clared that his delegation was going to support the candidate that New York wanted for vice -president, and if it would conduce to harmony he woujd withdraw this amendment. Said Mr. Bryan: "Our delegation will vote for the candidate for vice president that New York wants. We are not going to do one thing to mar the harmony of the convention." ■3ar of applause followed the an ement. After some debate a roll as ordered on the question of the on of- the Williams reply to Parker's message to Mr. Shee- han. As the roll call proceeded it was evi dent that the motion to send the message to Judge Parker would be carried by an overwhelming majority. Message Is Sent The result was announced to be 774 yeas. 191 nays, and the message was ordered sent by the convention. The vote closed the incident which, when it was born at the afternoon ses sion, promised to be more than sensa tional. It had been provocative of some feeling and much anxiety on the part of the party leaders, but during the even ing session it was evident they had the situation well in hand. The chair directed that the roll should be called on nomination of vice president. Alabama, Arkansas and California went solidly for Davis, Turner scored 7 on the Colorado vote and Williams received 3 at the-same time. The final result of the ballot was unofficially: Williams 165 Turner 100, Davis 654, Harris 58. lowa did not vote. Davis Is Nominated The nomination of Davis was made unanimous. f Delegate John Lamb, of Indiana, moved- that the Democratic national committee-be authorized to fill any va cancy that might occur on the national ticket. Carried without opposition. Chairman Champ Clark and Tempo rary Chairman John Sharp Williams were made respectively chairman of the committees to notify Judge Parker and ex-Senator Davis, of their nomi nation. It was also announced that the new national committee would meet in New York on a date to be fixed by the permanent chairman. Frederick G. Holman was announced as national committeeman from Ore gon. The convention ratified, by agreeing to a motion, the selection as member of the national committee of Thomas Xaggart, of Indiana. Mr. Taggart's se lection was announced too late to be recorded in the regular way. Senator McCreary, of Kentucky, pre sided in the closing moments of the convention. The usual votes of thanks were-passed, and at 1:31 o'clock Sen ator McCreary adjourned the conven tion sine dla. The band played "Auld Lang Syne." Vote on Message to Parker Following waa the vote on Mr, Wll- Hams' motion to send the message t& Judge Parker: <v^&<= «» Alabama—Yeas 22 ■*»« Arkansas—Ayes 13. California—Yeas 16. nays 4 Colorado—Yeas 4, nays "6. Connecticut—Yeas 14 Delaware—Yeas 6 Florida—Yeas 6, nays 4. Georgia—Yeas 16. Idaho—Nays 6 Illinois—Yeas 54. Indiana—Yeas 30. <v» . lowa—Nays 26. Kansas—Nays 20. Kentucky—Yeas 26. Louisiana—Yeas 18 Maine—Yeas 7, nays 2. Massachusetts—Yeas 32 Michigan—Yeas 28. Minnesota—Yeas 9, nays 13 Mississippi—Yeas 20. Missouri—Nays 36. Montana—Nays 6. Nebraska—Nays 16. Nevada—Nays 4, yeas 2. New Hampshire—Yeas 8. New Jersey—Yeas 24. New York—Yeas 78. North Carolina—Yeas 24. ' ' > North Dakota—Nays .8 Ohio—Yeas 31. nays 6.' Oregon—Yeas 4, nays 4. Pennsylvania—Yeas 68. Rhode Island—Yeas 2 nays 5. South Carolina—Yeas 18 South Dakota—Nays 8. Tennessee—Yeas 24. Texas—Yeas 36. . ' Utah—Yeas 6. ■ Vermont—Yeas 8. Virginia—Yeas 24. Washington—Yeas 10. West Virginia—Yeas 14. Wisconsin—Yeas 26. Wyoming—Yeas 3, nays 3. Alaska—Yeas 6. Arizona—Nays 6. District of Columbia—Yeas 6. Indian Territory—Yeas 5, Nay 1, Hawaii—Yeas 2. nays 2. New Mexico—Yeas 6. Oklahoma-yYeas 2, nays 4. Po-rto Rico—Yeas 6. Total official, yeas 774, nays 191. Ballot on Vice President Alabama—Davis 22. Arkansas—Davis 18. California*—Davis 20. Colorado—Turner 7, Williams 3. Connecticut—Davis 14. Delaware—Davis 3, Turner 3. Florida—Davis 10. Georgia—Davis 26. ■ !'■ Idaho—Turner 6. Illinois—Williams. 64. Indiana*. Williams, 30. lowa, passed. Kansas. Harris, 20. Kentucky, Davis, 2G. * Louisiana. Davis, 18. Maine. Davis, 9. Maryland. Davis. IC. Massachusetts, Davis, 32. Michigan, Davis, 27. Minnesota, Turner, 22./ Mississippi. Williams, 20, Missouri. Harris, 3«. Montana, Turner, 6. Nebraska. Davis, 16. Nevada, Turner, 6. New Hampshire, Davis, 8. New Jersey. Davis. 24. New York—Davis 78. North Carolina—Williams 24. North Dakota—Davis 8. Ohio—Davis 46. Oregon—Turner 8. >«\ . Pennsylvania—*iß. / .Rhode Island—Williams St. South Carolina —Williams 7%. South Dakota —Davis 8. Tennessee—Davis 24. Texas—Davis 36. Utah—Turner 6. Vermont—Davis 6. Virginia—Davis 24". Washington—Turner 10. West Virginia—Davis 14. Wisconsin—Davis 26. Wyoming—Davis 6. Alaska—Turner 6. Arizona—Turner 6. District of Columbia—Davis 6. Indian Territory—Williams G. Hawaii—Turner 6. Oklahoma—Turner 2, Harris 2, Wil liams 2. . . Porto Rico—Davis 6. BUSINESS SATURDAY AFTEfiNOON' IS LIGHT ST. LOUIS, Mo., July 9.—At the ses sion of the convention that began at 2:48 most of the time was consumed in'wait ing for the results of conferences on vice presidential candidates. A resolution expressing regret and sym pathy at the death of Delegate Jacob B. Birder, of North DaKota, in the' train wreck at Lltchfleld, July 3, was offered by the North Dakota delegation and agreed to. Mr. Russell, of AlatJam'a, remarked that owing to the sad news conveyed in the resolution^and to allow the members of the North Dakota delegation time to confer, moved that a recess be taken until 5:20 o'clock. Cries of "No; no!" were heard from all sides, but Chairman Clark put the motion when a'protest was made that there had been no second to it. "la the ntotion seconded?" asked Mr. Clark, and amid another general cry of "No, no!" and a vigorous protest from all over the hall, he put the question. The vote was overwhelmingly against the recess, but Mr. Clark declared with a snap and a thump of his gavel that it was carried, and at 3:20 the convention was declared in recess for two hour?. ... SECOND REGIMENT RECEIVES NEW COLORS Gen. Bobleter Visits Camp Lakevlew and Reviews the Troops Special to The Globe CAMP LAKEVIEW, Minn., July ».— Brig. Gen. Bobleter and staff were guests at the camp today. This evening Gen. Bobleter will be tendered the review and will present the new colors to the regi ment. The latter ceremony is interest ing. The infantry is drawn up in line on the parade ground and a special com pany is detailed to escort the new colors to the presenting officer. He then makes the formal presentation to the regiment. Last evening Adjt. .Gen. Libbey suf fered quite a severe accident while walk ing from the artillery camp to his head quarters. The night was exceedingly dark and the general stepped into a ditch which is being dug near the mess house, where a new water main is being laid,, and ia falling he severely sprained his ankle. Although able to be around he has- to us« crutches, and will be unfit for active par ticipation in the military maneuvers for some time. Guard detail for tomorrow: 1 Ofllcer of the day, Capt. Mollisen, Company B; offi cers of the guard, Lieut. Rodman, Com pany H. and Lieut. Bird, Company K. Orderlies have been detailed as folows: To Gen. Bobleter. Sergeant • Cadwell, Company F; to the commanding officer, Private Scherer. Company A; to the ad jutant, Private Gannon. Company D, The signal corps of the engineer's waj out this afternoon practicing with th« "wig wag." All three battalions were abl«Ato us* the range today, the First and Second In the morning and the third this afternoon. The following are the scores: Capt. Bennett. Battalion B, 25 points out' of • possible 25; Lieut. Prey, 24; Lieut. Bruce, Battalion B, 24; Private Longfield, Bat talion A, 23; Maj. Lambert, 18; First Ser geant Nelson. Battalion B. 17; First Ser geant Jones. Battalion A, 16. Many officers and visitors attended th« review this evening. Those constituting the general's staff were Maj. Vogei and Capts. Kxtlnc, Bayley, Hoidale, Clemens, Hart, Lee and Mead. The Second regiment is Gen. Bobleter*« old command, and hence the men 'mani fest great interest in his review. of the Third regiment attending J'the re view were Col. Van Duzee, Lieut.. Col Johnson. Capt. Matson. Capt. Brisbon an* Lieut. O'Brien; those of the First,: Col >» McC. Reeve. Maj. Seebaeh, Maj. Spear Capt. Smith, Capt. Folk and Lieut. PearM M.