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fa•vorlabile opportunity, iin judgment, arise." Things went along swimmingly until nomtoatioms for alternate Presidential Electors were declared In order, when Isador Gutte, John F. Morse. William Eidleman and J. H. Seawell were placed in nomination, which action necessitated the calling of the roll Gutte withdrew his name, however, ana when the vote was counted it showed that Seawell and Morse had been elected, having received 4i>4 and £S3 votes, respectively, while Eidlerr/an was close up with 250. The reports from the seven Congressional Districts were next received and ratified by the convention, and when all were in, it was found that the different committees elected for the following two years were as follows: AUDITING COMMITTEES. The First Congressional District Conventiojn had; adjourned till August 35th and announced that it would ap- I oir»t its Auditing Committee. The Second District elected P. H. TTnan ot Calaveras, P. Kelly of SacrameiLto, J. C. O. Russell of Mariposa, Alf Tregidgo of Grass Valley and S. J. Pullen of Auburn. The Fourth District elected Dr. J. W. O'Rourke, J. L. M. Shetterley, Samuel Pol&ck, EL L. Rea and John Mannix of San Francisco. The Seventh District elected L. W. Montrice of Fresno, L. W. Fulkirth of Modesto, John L. Hudner of San Benito, Li. L. Boone of San Diego, W. J. Beaver of San Bernardino, H. L. Packard of Kern, W. W. Barnes of Hanford, Charles Edelnian of Orange, Forrest L. Alford of Tulare, T. A. Law of Merced, W. M. Conley of Madera and E. J. Davis of Riverside. CJENTPuAL COMMITTEEMEN. The Central Committeemen from Congressional Districts are as follows: First—Henry Hogan, Napa; J. F. Oovan. Humboldt. Second—J. J. Nunan, San Joaquin; Joseph D. Sproul, Butte. Third—Byron Ball, ."Woodland; E. McGettigan, Vallejo. Fourth—E. B. Pond and George T. Marye, San Francisco. Fifth—J. W. Doyle, San Francisco; W. P. Veuve, San Jose. Sixth—J. K. Herrington, Santa Barbara; Charles Casson, Santa Cruz. Seventh—E. D. Edwards, Fresno; H. A. Jastro, Kern. STATE COMMITTEE. District, F. L. Alford; Ventura, O. Toland; Solano. Raleigh Barcar; Thirty-first Assembly District, Sydney Hall; Eighth Assembly District, S. P. Farmer; Thirty-second Assembly District, Timothy Donovan; Amador, A. Caminetti; Tuolumne, J. B. Cartin; Modoc. J. H. Stewart: Santa Cruz, O. D. Stoesser; Sonoma, James W. Oates; Sixteenth Assembly District, E. E. Drees; Placer, J. A. Filcher; Sierra, Frank R. Wehe; Napa. Henry H. Har:is; Sixty-sixth Assembly District, Alfred Harrell; Contra Costa, Thomas A. McMahon; San Benito. William Palmtag; San Bernardino, T. J. Wilson; El Dorado, George Feisendorfer; Siskiyou, James J. Farraher; Twenty-ninth Assembly District, Samuel Brauhart; Plumas, J. S. Bransford; Lassen, S. E. Pardee. GENERAL JO HAMILTON. After tne reports had been approved W. H. Workman of Los Angeles, who had been seated for Presidential elector-at-large, arose In his place and resigned. The resignation was accepted and Ed. Leake of Yolo at once placed in nomination General Jo Hamilton, the veteran campaigner of Placer County, and asked that he be made the unanimous choice of the convention. Leake's effort was received with a burst of real genuine aipplause and the convention, after voting solidly for Hamilton, roared itself hoarse when he tottered to the platform. But while his form was weak his voice rolled out filling every cranny in the vast hall, in the most effecting speech of the convention. He said it was the first time in his life he had ever turned his back to duty when called on to fight the battles of the party. It made his heart bleed to know that his health would not allow of his acceptance. His fighting days were over, and much as he would love to hold up the old banner, he feit it would be . tag an injustice to himself to accept the honor. But the convention would not allow be old warrior to withdraw, and Buch . gfcte as Ed. Leake and Hugh IL Laßue laid the tribute of their party at his • •■: and begged Mm to accept it. The prayers were fervid, and at length Genal iiamilt.-n was induced to accept the rand warn declared elected for Presi - .il Elector-at-Large, his friends promising to do the heavy work of the iigo for him, only wished to use in; . for the prestige it carried with JETER NOMINATED, The The still a very hi 3 hat chance nearest A hall who throughout the convention, record as a down. said < cropped Then hand paused —moved, 11:17 State die. Then of the Secretary pencil the ended. Ed. The Lannigan for Court. a As C. was however, continued Plummer Buckley Examined Normandie, Hennah

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  1. The Record-Union,
  2. 19 Jun 1896, Fri,
  3. Page 4

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