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TIIE DAILY EVENING TELEGRAPH. PfflLADELPIIIA, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 1866.
Continued from the i'irst Page.'
Aeicpatefl should go away without expressing un
opinion. Ho roofed tbat a committee ba lortnctl
( members from every State to draft resolutions.
Me trusted that tho Union men of the North and
Haath would come together In a Union Conven
tion. We have to fight the battles of the Houth
ern Union men. We have come here to net
W. D. Kelley. All that Governor Morton has
aid a to the importance of coming together
I approve. He made some witty remarks about
outsiders. He proposed that the meeting ad
journ, to Iollow the legitimate duties of the
Convention. He moved that they adjourn to
meet at the call of the President of the Conven
tion. Senator Grime, of Iowa, not tooln present,
dementi Yandevecr was named aa Vice-President
Governor Curtin then put the resolution, that
the meeting express their approbation of the
proceedings of Congress. Carried by acclama
tion. He then put the motion of Judge Kelley, that
the meeting adjourn to meet ut the call of the
ieneral Wilson, of Massachusetts, then spoke.
By invitation of Governor Curtlu. the Gov
ernors, and as Governors of States, meet at th
The Chairman: This Convention has ad
journed to listen to the action of the Loyal
Southern Convention, and he proposed to wait
tor their action, and to bid them God-speed in
their action to secure the freedom of all. He
proposed to open our ears to those who have
been true to our country during the war, and to
listen to their wrongs, and to the remedies they
propose to correct the injustice heaped on thm.
Loud calls were then made for General Butler.
General Lane, ol Indiana, then said: Fello
cltlzens, freemen, "if any man attempts to tear
down the American flair let him be shot on the
spot" that whs our cry through the war. He
eaid that the Rebels and Copperheais were
engaged in doing so all through the war. We
stand upon the grand utterances ol the Declara
tion of Independence. There are peculiar cir
cumstances attending our nieotine. Speecri is
untrammelled. There is no man wnose antece
dents make it nccesarv to exclude hira.
We have utqeniblrd to announce to the world
freedom to all, free speech, and universal sut
frage. He was a radical member ol a radical Con
gress, and stands upon the platform of constitu
tional amendments; and if we stand Arm, the
-very gates ol bell cannot stand against us. He
believes in universal suffrage, and said tnat a
soldier who had fought for the Union should
have as much, at least, as a reconstructed Rebel
and unhung traitor. (Tremendous cheers.)
The trump of judgment should sound before
the great Rebels be admitted to Congress. He
advocated the repudiation of the Rebel debt.
There is no one that cannot agree to that.
Another Is that Congress should have power
to carry out the laws ot the Htates avd Terri
tories. He came to say Indiana was more in earnest
than ever In the pood cause. The people will
take care ol the country. The press, tho people,
the clergy are luithlul, but kind Providence has
been eood to us, and given us prosperity. We
shall succeed. He enid he should live to trample
on the grave of every Rebel, although advanced
General Chamberlain, of Maine. (Cheering.)
lie declared his pleasure to express his interest
in the sentiment of the meeting. He wished to
express his kind wishes to all who were gath
ered together to give their sympathies to the
MEETING OF NEW YOEK DELEGATES.
A meeting of the delegates from New York
assembled in the large assembly-room of tfle
Union League, at 11 o'clock this morning.
There were a number of distinguished men
from all the States present.
Governor Curtin stated the purposes of the
Governor Haw ley, of Connecticut, followed,
expressing a hope to do something in union
with the great Convention.
Gov. Morton, of Indiana, said we must meet
to help the Southern Unionists. lie said that
the Northern delegates should meet and help
the Unionists from the South. He said we
won't fight the battles of the South in the
He felt sad. Within a year and a half after
the close of the war it is hard to realize the
dreadlul state of affairs. There are mut tarings
and rebellious utterances. He said that the
Rebels were clamorous to be heard in Congress.
He said they wished to sit in Congress and
carry out the principles they could not carry
out in the neu. J.ue success 01 me loyai men
in the South depends on the success of their
friends in the North. It we lose they are exiled.
Only three weeks ago Rebels and their sym
pathizers embraced each other in this city.
These Copperheads are so stained with treason,
that there is no possibility of their being suc
cessful without Rebellion being endoised. It
we are not successful the soldiers fought tn vain.
He expressed a hope that General Grant
would not lean to the South. If we are not
fmccessful, it were better that we let the South
fro peaceably, without the war. He hoped in
the justice and goodness of God, and by His ,
aid we would triumph. (Three cheers for Gov
General Walbridse. ot New York He said
that when the standard of revolt was raued, no
one stood firmer than Senator Chandler, of
Senator Chandler rose, and said that he be
lieved that no one present would deny tho doc
trine ol total depravity a e.xpreexel by Johnson
and Seward. (Groans and hisef 3.)
He said that never has this country been In
such dantrer, but there is licht ahead. The
speeches of Andrew Johnson have satisfied the
people that be Is not tor the Union.
He had too much faith in Providence to
Ittclieve that He will abandon us in this dark
hour. All obstacles will be removed. The
great people will remove the great apostate.
Andrew Johnson has no right to a policy; he
is but the Executive; but he has no right to do
other than to advise Conress, M ho will adopt
it or not, as they choot e. If he executes the
lawc, well and "good. If he does not he is a
traitor, and we'll impeach hira. (Tremendous
cheering tor several minutes.)
He believed there was a ini&aDprebension in
regard to the true issue. He said that Johnson
is but a tool in the band3 of ihe Rebels. There
was not one in ten ot ihe members from the Smith
who was not elected upon the platform of the
acknowledgment ot the Southern and repudia
tion of the Northern debt.
One Union roan said a Rebel General ran
against him on the above principle. He
nuid -that the Southern Reprcentatives from
the Rebels wished to pay bounties to Southern
tsoWiers. Alerandi-r Stephens, sn unwashed
Rebel, be looked on as the worst of all. He
v, accepted the Vice-Presidency of the Rebellion
to carry the Union inn out ot tuu Union.
He sent his card to him rs a brother Senator
last winter. Stevens csine on on invitation of
the President.- Nine-tenths of the xo-called Con
gressmen from the South are unws.shed
Eebels. If they were not included tho amend
ments could not be secured. 1 ney the Rebels,
wanted a few Northern votes to carry out their
Congress was a noble body, and they would
try to corrupt it. urincry was to be rampant,
The tie Del aeoi is not Known, u may be one,
and it may be a thousand millions. Thov can
make money as easy now as during tho Rebel
lion. Bonds to the amount of millions wll be
ollered. We are not tale for half an hour with
out passing the Const it itional Amendments.
Our debt to our country and our soldiers
must be sacred.
I feel about the name about Seward that the
man did who saw bis apples roll down bill.
and was asked why he did uot swear. He re
plied, because he could not find words to do
finite to the subiect. '
W. H. Seward would rathor rule than ruin.
Ha in at heart a traitor to the country,
He then read an extract of a speech delivered
ey Johnson. , ,
Jinrfr Johnson once said: "Treason is
nane, traitors shall be punished, and treason
He resumed reading from the Qamtte.
cheertnc, laughter, and many remarks were
made during ihe reading, and be concluded
with a perfect uproar of cheerine, groans,
latighteT, etc., etc. (Three cheers were given
lor the paper-"
He resumed, that be had too much con8dence
in God's goodness to believe that He will suitor
Andrew Johnson to allow the country to be
destroyed. God never intended that we should
have victory untjl we conformed to His laws.
It took Israel forty years to be educated to enjoy
the promised land. We should take vears to
educate the Rels to a fitness to enjoy the
T. J. Daly, of Erie, New York, offered a reso
lution. General Walbridge, of New York, spoke in
eulogy of Lincoln, and ald that there was no
one on whom he leaned more than the present
Governor of Illinois.
Mkktiko op Govtbhors and Ex-Gov-
irnobr. At the gnrrestion ot Governor Curtin, tie
Governors and ex-O'ovetnors of the several utes
who now nnppen to be in the city, met together at
the Union League House, in private consultation on
tho affair ol ihe nation.
Democbatio Judicial Convention.
The Convention a'sembl'd in the Court of Quarter
Sessions at 10 o'clock this morning, when Henry
M. Drfthprt wan cho.ea temnorarv Chairman. In
consequence of tbe rale prescribing that tne Con
vention mould meet bi a ociooa (iniroeaa i xv
o'clook ) they aqjournea tin tnat pour.
Baltimore, September 4. The National Con
vention of Scgar Makers assembled here to-day,
at 10 o'clock.
Milton Benson, the young man who was shot
at the camp meeting last week, died last night.
FINANCE AN 1) COMMERCE.
Oi fick op the Evening TELRaBAPn, I
Tuesday, September 4, 18G6. t
There was very little disposition to opeiate
in slocks this morning, and prices were wesk
and unsettled. In Government bonds there was
lessdoine. New 5-20 sold W.)i; and 7"30s at
10G107J for June and August; 99 was bid for
10-409; 112 for old 5-20s; and 112 for 6s of 18R1.
State and City loans were unchanged; new City
Co sol d at 99$, and old do. at 95..
Bank shares, as we have noticed lor some
time past, continue in good demand for in
vestment at full prices. Farmers and Mecha
nics' sold at 132; 90. was bid for Seventh Na
tional; 226 for North America; 143 for Philadel
phia; 98 for Northern Liberties; 32 for Me
chanics'; 95 for Kensington; 58 for Girard; 32
for Manufacturers' and Mehanics'; 100 for
Tradesmen's; fit! for City; 41$ for Consolidation;
15 forCorn Exchange; and 643 for Union.
Railroad shares were the most active on the
list. Catawissa preferred sold at 3334, closing
at the latter ratef a decline of J; Heading at 56
an advance of i; aud Lehiph Valley at 65, no
129 was bid for Camden and Amboy; 575 for
Pennsylvania Railroad ; 60 for Norristown; 584
for Minchill; 40 for North Pennsylvania; 30 lor
Elmira common, 42 for preferred do., and 32j
forPhiladelpbia and Erie.
City l'assenger uaiiroaa snares were un
changed. Germantown sold at 28. 46 was bid
for Fifth and Sixth; C3 for Tenth Hiid Eleventh;
21 for Thirteenth and Fifteenth; 63 for Chesnut
atid Walnut; 68 for West Philadelphia; IHi lor
Ilestonville: and 27 for Girard Cullece.
In Canal shares there was very little move
L high Navigation sold ut 60; 28$ was
BcnujfiKiii iuvitiuiou common; iiuj lor I
preierreo do.; 118 lor Morris Canal preferred;
liij lor Susquehanna uunui; ana 5U tor Dela
Quotations of Gold-lOi A. M., 145i; 11 A. M
U5i ; 12 M., 146; 1 P. M., 14U4.
I'tllLADELl'lllA SrOCK EXCHANGE SALES T0-UA1
Keported by De Haven & bro., No. 40 8. Third street
100 sh Catawissa prelerred 5wn H2
K1BST -OA KD
150 U.S 7 30s. Au .107 200 xh Cuta pt. . ..lots 33
11060 no.. June.. 106 ,
100 sh do 33
100 rh aoi-aowu.. S3f
ll UU,,,IUM HO!
SlouO Fa Wr Loan 102
100 U do S3i
2900 Leh Cs, U i2
6000 do 91!
$1000 Pa It 1st mv fololi
43' 0 Citv 6.n lois.. 9S1J
200 sh l.eiileli dav.. 60
100 sh Keadina.e&wn 664
Wusul'U vat.... its m
100 ith Chos Val. It. . 2J
ou sh mor . aiiai. ... Bi
6sh Fand M Bk..l32
100 sh Bwatara 1J
iuv su uerman i as u 29
80 sh do Go J;
Messrs. DeHaven & Brother. No. 40 South
Third street, make the following quotations of
the rates ot exchange to-day at I f. jm. :
American Gold 146
American Silver, 4s and is 137
Compound Interest Notes:
" " June, 1864.... 14J
" " July, 1864.... 143
' ' AuKUSt, 1864.... 18
. " October, 18H4.... 12?
" Deo., 1864.... Hi
" may, l&oo. ...
" Anirust, 1866.... 83
' " Sept., 1865.... 7 J
" " October. 1865. ... 73
Philadelphia Trade Report.
TrEbDAY, September 4. The spiritless condition of '
the Flour Mrrket noted for several days past still con
tinues. There was no demand, except irom the home
conruaien, who puichase sparingly to nupply Imme
diate wtnts. Bales ot eupeinue at TS0,'".9: old and
new stock extras at HV.llt 4W) Lbm. common aud
tancy orlbveatrrn extra lamlivat 1 1 cr. w-i?. , niA nil
fresh ground Pennsylvania aud Ohio do. at llfel3Hi;
and lancy brandp at 14'ilt. The last tales ofKie
Hour was at 5 7 Lul. I'rlcet of Coin Ileal are
'there is no verceutib e cbanire tn nntinA In tha Whf
Market; ale oi common and choice Penna Ivanla and
toutnern red at H2 7(Kji,a 82, and 1500 bush. Bprlng at
t iui nuns uuuuangeu. itye u quiet Dat a'eaav
stalls lor Pennsylvania t orn la very duil; mH
m)e ot yellow at die. and Weft pm mind t hwh
Oats are scarce and in good n-quest with aaies of 2j,000
bush, new houthern at MKSlo Prlcei of Barley aud
( loverseed la in limited sunolr. and conunmiti a-Ml',?i
7-.W i 64 lbs. A small lot of llmothv soid at t4-25.
Mnxsera in selling at S3 8U.
Whisky is inactive, with sma 1 sales of Pennsylvania
m 9 do, uuu wuiu mK oi iv.
Markets by Telegraph.
Kiw York, heptember 1. Cotton d.tili at 82vi;35o.
I lour ld(a !U cenU low. r; sales ot 61)00 bbls S'ato,
t r Latiu-iio; uino, o autftia; western, vj-itxauj;
f-outljurn, -'J7oo15Kj Wbeat dull and aoonnod
lfa'A) ; sales unimportant corn advanced 1 oeu':
nxe ot 60 000 tjnsluMs ut 81 ;1J ccuks. Uoet quiet.
I'ora neav at eaawo. n nisay uuu Liard uuu.
H COMPANY. REPUBLICAN INVIX-
CIKLK8. 'I be memben will aiweinhle at tho
Hoom o 614 liiisur htreet on WhUJilSSUAY
liVfc-MM. an o cioca. ior l araoo.
By order ol the Marsha'.
A I. EX. P. COLES 1:EKEY. CaDtaln.
llAKBT BTEWAKT. t. H. 4 2t
MM, SUOAll, UUTTKIt,
.M) OYSTER (HACKERS,
J IB BEST IN THE CITY.
FUIXEK & JOHNSON,
8 4 tulhslm Xo. 18 9. EIGHTEENTH Btteet.
BHEAD PIT TO EAT.
What tbePoclor said. Oneol the first Physloiaas oi
this elty said to bis patients : 'Tsa Aerated Bread. It'
tbe only Biead tit to cat." We oaa give tha name.
9 4tutnnlm Jo US. EIOHTEtyfH Btreati
QROUKER'b TIP-TOP CJtACKER&.
THY THEM, aod ste il tha trotb e told In aq
' FPIX N80N,
tutesio.Hri o, 16 i. nietraat
SPEECH OF PRESIDENT SPEED.
COMMITTEE ON RECONSTRUCTION.
IMPORTANT RESOLUTIONS PASSED.
Ktc, Etc., Etc., Etc.,. Etc., Etc.
( onlinuttl from our f'trtt Page.
When Mr. .Speed, as permanent President,
ascended the platlorm, the scene was one ot
wild and bewildering enthusiasm. The vast
audience rose as one man, and with a pro
lonccd shout and the waving of hats and hand
kerchiefs welcomed the ex-Minister of President
Johnson as the presiding officer over their de
(iovernor Hamilton, of Texas, and Hon. Mr.
Hill, of Virginia, who escortod the Hon. Mr.
Speed to the platlorm, were greeted with cheers.
linn. Mr. uurani 1 am requested oy our pre
sident to call upon the gentlemen that have
been named as Vice-Presidents now to take
their scats as the Secretary reads the list.
Amidst great entnusiasm tne gentlemen seve
rally complied, being greeted with hearty ap
plause. rresKieni atpeea men spose as iomows:
Address of President Speed,
Gentlemen of the Convention. Loval men of tho
Soulhotn States aore assembled. I thank yon most
cordially lor tlio compliment you have paid me in
calling me to presiae over me aonoerations ot inis
body. 1 teoi tnat in selecting me lor so nonorauie a
position, you have overlooked the claims ot those
who are more worthy ot and more competent to fill
bo distinguished a position.
1 accept tno post, nowever, ana win enueavor to
discharge the duties oi the office to the Dest of my
ability. It has been my good fortune, gentlomen,
to be the unworthy recipient ol honors under our
Uevernment; but I feel in my heart that the honor
coniened on me this uay by ttna Convention ot
voluntarily associated Southern men, devoted, as
tlieyare, to ihe we 1 1 are ot tnoir country and tne
advancement of freedom's cause, is the highest
honor that I have vet reoelved. ( Applause )
Though with some, perhaps, this may m to be
an unenviable position, yet 1 feel as you tool, that
vie are assembled here upon a grand, a ruumeatous
occasion, and at a time of great national niomout.
W hy arc we here? Why is It that so many ot us
have come lroni the lar distant portions ol the
country f Why have we oom thUB entirely of our
own accord aud at our own expense, and not at tnu
suirvestion and dictation of those in power over us?
Whv is it, I ask, tbtt we are here in this
good o)4 city of Philadelphia (app aue), and,
above all, 1 ask you how aud whyia it that wtien
we did reacn tnis nospiwDie city on ye-teiaay, tne
loval hearts of this loyal people were stirred, and
they turned out almost by mil ions to greet us Why
tliis spectacle? Uid they o mo out upon tlie.-e
streets simply to see men, trail men, who are to-day,
and may not beto-moirowr it maybe that they
greeted us someu nat on our personal accounts, dud
mainly aud chiffly because we were representatives
of a great truth.
It was not to us as lnaiviauaiB, dui io ids princi
ple wo represent, tnat mat welcome was tunuorea.
It was because in our past 1 1 v. s we had suowu de
votion to Drinciple. and because we wore here for
tho purpose of renewing upon the altar ot liberty,
vote ,0 .tand by the p'rinoiplo upon which the
i;ov-rriment is founded. (Applause.! I bee voit.
tremlumt n, in tne aoiioorauuiis ot tnis convention,
to bear this great iact in mind, and let it connol
your thoughts aud ucliona
Let your words bo brief, clear, outspoken, but
d'gnilled and mercilni. (Applause) What prin
ciple is It, then, that we litre represent? Vhy is it
that we are lure? Wby is it that wo received such
an ovation upon our arrival? It is Decauie
the people ot tins rrcat nation cannot
ho turned aside to the worship of lalse eodt. and
tbe repudiation of the everlasting truths which lie
at tne lounoauun ui tuuir uuvwiiuinui,
The sneaker then aliuded to tne triumpns ot our
amuee, and the assistance givon thorn by that nobio
band of southern patriots who stood by th Union
under all cucumstanoes. 1 hone mon had now laid
aside thoir unilorms and tneir military character,
and bad assembled to prepare tor tnatotbor appeal
which in this country is equally omnipotent with
that ot iorce tne appeal to tne ballot-box, the
tegular, ordinary, and peacciui agency oi the Gov-
prnmcnt lor the purpose of accomplishing the
remainder ot lheworK. He continued : Ihe sol
diers ot our army, in common witn all good men,
wish never to see sucu a a ar again : out while earn
estly desirous lor peace, they wish to see a paoe
established upon principle a firm, sure, and lasting
peace. (Applause.) 1 hey wish to see the establish
ment ot principles wuiuu, ucuause ui ineir iruui, we
bentve to have their origin in the bosom of
God himself, and ot tnose principles tne lore
most is that ol eaual justice, equal rights, aud
equal security ef every Moithein man within the
iuii.-oiction ot tut United State. (Great cheerin?,
. .. I i .IT L- n . . L I
rcpoaiea again auu kkuiu. ; to e ouubiioru iitvu, wuu
have seen the practical workings ot the great sin ot
slavery, know that it must eventually parish from
the face ot the earth (Applause.) We are oere to
declare tbat : principle, ana tne country every wnere
looks to us to sustain it.
since tne war ot me iiepauion nas passea into
history a Convention has sat In this place, with
ir filch i ou and I con d not airiee.
1 was alau to see it, nowever. wnywas it nerer
In particular, because tne gieat cry c me up irom
the white men of the South, ' my constitutional
rights, and my natural nguts, are oenioa me."
ilio great cry came up irom tne diuck men oi tne
South. "My constitutional rights and my natural
nvhts are denied mo " (Cheers.)
This Is a great conupiaint, a complaint tounaea.
earnestly maue, smceroiy made ou bo h sides. They
are antagonistic the one to the other. Which is
Tbat is for this Convention to sav. (Cheers.)
Upon that question, it upon none other, as Hourheru
men speaking out vour miuds (Cheers), speak the
truth as vou feel, sneak the trutu as vou kiwio it.
(Cheers.) Speak tne tru u a vou lool lor your coun
try. Accept tne truui as you love permanent peace,
aa vou none tu uhlhuiibu iuo luuuuuiionH oi iuih
liovornment, so that our children, and our clil dion'o
shiidren Bhall enjoy a peace tnat we have not known
(Cheers.) .., .
inee ino xtuyuuuuau uarir muagea inem
selves should be extirpated, uh von Southorn muu.
invoor bouses ot oonoage. iuubo oueeting words
then came to you witn reiresning joy, (Cheers )
Here in that great city Which first nroclaimed
liberty to the world; here whore tbe Declaration of
Independence was iramea; nere wnere tbe Conti
tution was adopted, we aasembla to declare to tbe
people ol tbe united estates, in uod'a mime, fulnl
thnir Tirincioles. tCheera.)
There ar , gentlemen of this Convention, other
subjects, wnicn, sueaatng ior myson, l think yon
ought to take note ol. I aak you, has not the JJomo.
cratic party struck its colors to tho Kopub loan Union
men. and repudiated their old bigotry.
In June, 1864. at the Convention that nominated
Lincoln and Johnson, it was aeciarod that slavery
suouia oe exurpaieo. ; not auoiwneu, put raotud out,
root and branod. (Cheers. ) Hark tne difference in
words. Wbat Is it to extirpate to debtroy not
merely slavery, out a i toe nnngnteous incideuta at
tendiur slavery. W Uat are thesu t tint. Unmmal
represei.tation I Does not slavery remain so long as
you say to a leiiow-man ne may not stauu equal to
yvu ill uuun ui jubuuvi vviieeni j
1 toil you unloss we do this there can he no nw.n
GemlemoB, I said but a short time ago a national
Convention was held In this city. It omitted to do
much that was good, but its action wai not unmixed
with good. It meroly recorded, in Uuaker-like
a. I. .AAA OM .hlD.1 -.. ....!.,..... ... .. ...ill .7
iiENLvi u m nuuui.oB.uu iu wg nui V one man.
- -Ibut convention did. at his command, what the
lovai congress oi ine uniwa ouiica relused to do.
(Cheers ) . Ay, and il we ever have a Congress In
these United States tbat does not loyally aadbravaly
reluse to be merely the recording secretary ot the
White ilouxe, American liborty la forever gon.
It is tor tbat reason a one, outside of the merits ot
the case, that they have stood up for the right. We
honor tbem. (Cheer -
Sorry a I am for tbe abject silence that must
ever condemn them, vet their actions were not un
mixed with good. We. have bad in this country a
gresb vmxvj. ijiiuiium iumut;iiig quODQam COD'
Derbead; to my mind that party has ever t.n en
trusted with prejudice tbat kept out tne light f
aav. Slavery was uiviue, u must uot Deqoeoboued;
it was divine logaoy I Men of ibis croud muim nn
bfre, then, and eomtitutesl a great niajorltj ottbat
Convention. Bnt one f their avowed principles
was tbat slavery was f rever abollnhod. (Chwm.)
Jt is said. Houlhern mrn.tbat evsrr hnulhnrn KtutA
has abolished s avery. 1 nowsttte to yon that oynry
one ol tboe States, excepting, perhaps, Nortn Caro
1 aa, baa dee arrd In its Conciliation, that "r svery
An been alo'isbed and may never be restored "
I ut langaage was carefnllv chosen, that whn
they were adnuttesl into Congress tbev might dn-
Biand oompensatioa for tbe slaves frfed not by thorn.
seivos. ("i bat's o ") The have no claim to com
psnsatian. Let them pay back to tha Government
of the United State the vast debt it baa inourrsd i
tobdalng their Kebelhon. t
1 bto, teiiow-eirizens. weshonld dec'are tbat eman
cipated slaves ate never to ba paid lor. (Chors )
True, every Southern State has declared torood to
ao i nv direct command of the President hat t 'O
K be debt is to be repudiated, and never tn be
paid. But that can yet be rcpoaled wnenover desir
atle. Let it be written in our Constitution that this
Kebel dt bi shall never bo adopted by us or our pos
terity. If tbey ask mora than liinticn. dnnv their claims. If
tbey ask that a man's vote in thu South shall equal
wo white men's votes tn tha Morth. dear thorn.
Give tbem justice, hut no more, (i. hoers.)
ah j nave to say is, ventiomen, do nothing from
anger, hatred or ill-will, bnt do your work with
1 urity and fai h. That which oomta from paiftiou
dies away that whloh oomos from mercv, and lovo,
and Justice is perpetual. Let lovo tor maukind bn
your guide. Let it attend your every action, and
tbuspour burning. Are into tucir hearts more than
pitn or in-wi i ever could do.
I believe love for God and for man is the only rule
ot this world. I Behove he who fulfils this, rebuses
violence more tt an he could otherwise.
Thanking von for the kv nor yon have conferred
on tne knowing tbat you will iollow out vour earnest
ooiiucrauons orderly, i give you my manna aain
for the honor conferred.
General Geary, the loyal candidate for tbe
position of Governor of this State, Senator
Wade, of Ohio, and General Butler, of Massachu
setts, were, on motion, invited to take seat
upon the stage. The nume ot Bntler was re
ceived with the most uproarious cheers, and
when he ascended the platform the enthusiasm
A resolution was then ollered by a Eentleman
from Maryland, providing lor the appointment of
committee on Resolutions ana Aiiuress. to
consist of two members from each State, to bo
selected bv the deleealions. to whom should be
relerred, without debate, all resolutions declara
tory t principles.
Considerable achate ensued at this point, one
question discussed being the advisability of
making the committee consist ol oue member
irom each State, instead of two.
The question ot separate committees on reso
lutions and on the address was also diirussed
by several gentlemen.
it vas also raovea oy Governor uamutoB. to
omit Irom the resolution tbe words "without
debate," which was warmly advocated by Judge
Sheiwoad, of Texas, who feared that some mat
ters mleht rome before tbe committee which
would slumber there and never come before the
Tbe otiginal motion was then modified by the
mover, so that it should provide for two com
mittees of one member irom each state oue
committee to have charee of the Resolutions-,
and the others of tbe Address.
General llotlgers then addressed the Conven
tion, advocating the modi Mention of the resolu
tion, by omitting the words "without debate."
He nad seen the effects of gag law In the Balti
more Convention which nominated Mr. Johnson
lor the Vice-Presidency, where gag law pre
vailed, and everything was clone in haste, and
where he had told penticmen now present, that
tbe parly, by Johnson's nomination, had sold
itselt out, body and soul.
A motion was made to amend, by limiting
debate in each case to twenty minute.
The words "without achate" were then or
dered to be stricken out, as moved by Governor
Hamilton, alter which the resolution was
Uu motion oi tne lion. a. j. Fletcher, oi Ten
nessee; the convention ordered that its proceed
ings be regulated by the rules of the House of
itepresentatives oi tne united states.
Judze sattord, o Alabama, presented a reso
lution, which provided that all delegates who
arrive in the city herealter ba admitted to their
seals at once, uulefs objected to by some dele
gate tiom their own .State.'
The motion was amended dv providing mat
their credentials should first be submitted to
the Committee ou Credentials, in which form it
A resolution was men otrered lnvinng tn seats
on the platlorm such loyal Governors and Sena
tors as were in the city.
It was moved to amend by inserting the u;ime
of Colonel William B. Thomas, lato Collector of
the Port of Philadelphia, Mavor McMichael,
and Miss Anna . Dickinson, who was seated in
While the rpsolution was being reduced to
writing, the Secretary proceeded to call the roll
of States tor nominations on the Committee on
Resolutions, which was finally constituted as
Committee ou Itesolutlou.
Texas. Governor A. J. Hamilton; Louisiana, Hon.
Thomas J. JDurant; ieuuo-soe, Hon. William I.
Stokes; Virginia, Lysunuor Hill; West Vitginia,
A IN. Campbell; Georgia, Capta.a J. E. Bryant;
Alabama, Albert Gnfliu; Kentucky, Dr. it. J.
Breckinridge; Alismsnpnl, James vv. Field; Atie
souri, Governor Thomas C Fletchor; Arkansas,
General A. ti. Kougeis; IN or n Carolina, lion A. 11.
Jones; Maryland. Charles C. Fulton; Delaware,
Jacob Maore; Florida Colonel C. B. U art; i)..trict
of Columbia, vr uoya.
The roll of States was then cilled for the
Committee on Address, with the lolloping
Committee ou Addr-cux.
Texas. Hon. George W. Pa chal; Louisiana. lion.
WUhaniS Fi'h ; 'I eunessce. Dr. A. W. Hawkins;
Virginia, J. A. W. liuunicutt; Western Virginia,
John II. Atkinson; Georgia, G W. Ashburn; A a-
bama, M. J. Stackpole; Kentucky, Dr. Hiomai W.
Coldstock; Mississippi, K. 11. Sidney; Missouri,
Hon. Samuel Knox; Arkansas, ; Nortn,
Cnro ina, Hon. Daniel B Goodloe; Marylund, Hon,
John A. J. Creswe'l; Delaware, John A. 41dor
dice; Florida, Hon. Pliiiip Frazcr; District Colura
bia, A. 1). C. Forney.
The President then read the following tele
gram which he had ust received:
To the President ol I he Loyalists in Convention
assembled. Cincinnati, September 8, 18-J6: At an
enthusiastic meetiug ot tha Union cttizons of Cin
cinnati, it was resolved that wo send our heartlo't
greetings to onr brethren in Philadelphia assembled
Several communications of no general interest
were then read, after which the resolutiou iu
viting certain distinguished persons to take
seat's upon the platform was passed.
Mr. Albert Grillin, of Alabama, moved that
the roll ot delegates be nrinted for tho use ol'
the members of the Convention. After being
amended, bv providing that, the Post Office ad
drees of each delegate be added, the motion pre
The President then read an Invitation from
the Union League of New York, requeuing tho
presence, at a ceueral mass meeting in New
York city, of the members of tho Convention at
some time atter tne adjournment.
On motion, tbe invitation was accepted, an I
a committee ol live appointed to respond to th
inviiation, and ux tho time lor the meeting.
Tlie committee consists of the lollowing gen
tlnnen! Governor Hamilton, of Texas: Gov
ernor Boreman, of West Virginia; C. W. Butz, of
Vlrcmia: Judge Bond, ot Maryland; and Hon,
Horace Maynard, of Tennessee.
On motion, it was then ordered that a com
mittee ot one from each State be appointed to
prepare a ataieoient ot tho condition in which
the loyal men of tbe non-reconstructed States
have been placed by Andrew Johnson's recon
struction policy. '
The committee was appointed, as follows: .
Committee ou Reconstruction.
Teta. James n. Bell: Louisiana. Hon. II. C.
Warmouth; Georgia, C. T. Baylor; Alabama,
Captain D. H. Bingham; Mississippi, R. O. Syd
ney; Arkansas, J. W. Bate; North Carolina, A.
W. rouge ray; Florida, Colonel Hunt. I
The letters which have been received by
Captain B. H. Bingham, Secretary of the Com
mittee, who JiBsued the call for the Conven
tion in relallou to tbe condition of affairs in the
South, were, on motion of Mr. Albert Gritlirj,
of Alabama, referred to the above committer.
' A motion was then made to Invite the Hon.
William D. Kelley to a sent on tbe platform,
which was amended to include all tho loyal
of the present Congas, and thus
Ihe corommces on iteoiu:ions and Adlres
were authorized to sit during the sessions ol tha
To be ConthiHtd in out- rink Edition.
General Grant and Admiral Farraeut
at Detroit, having Left the
APPREHENDED RIOT AT CHICAGO.
Buffalo, September 3. A private despatch
from Buffalo this morning says General Grant
and Admiral Farragut are in Pctn.it, haviutr
left the Presidential party at Cleveland. They
took tbe steamboat last nibt, and arrived iu
Detroit this morning.
The Bnffalo Er.prcsa of this morning has a
special despatch from Chicago, which says that
everything there points to a riot on the Presi
The Chicago 27ie has a long leader to-dty
urging a riot ; and tn commcntiui; on the action
of the Board of Trade in not desiring to have
their hall used for political spoech-makin,
says: "Whatthcy deem politics we cinnot say;
hut it is, perhaps, our duty to say that the
President will be protected in whatever he may
say in the Board f Trade Hall, and elsewn-r,
so long as he should remain in Chi cago." Tne
article in question concludes with the remark
tbat the friends of tho President will hold pii-
ession of Chicago during his stay here.
New Crop Georgia Cotton.
Baltimork, September 4. An arrival of new-
crop cotton occurred here to-day by Messrs.
George R. Gartber & Co., from Georgia. It is
classed as strict middlinc, and U very line in
, LETTER FF.0M SENATOR MORGAN.
NnwroBT, R. 1 August 30. lion. Ira H.irris.
New Yoik. My Dear Sir: 1 have ha t the honor
to receive ?unr lavor ot the 2oth instant, tor
warned to me irom New York. I scarcely be
lieve I thall be able to join vou as suggested
As you propose going to Philadelphia, I feel
confident vou will, if necessary, give tj the true
bnd tried men irom tne koiiiii who assemble
there assuraucts of evmpathv aud encotirdfro
ment, ana in such assurances I most cheerfully
1 have the honor to be, very tralv yours,
E. D. Moruan.
An Attack on Deer Creak Station Tha Fort Da
stroyed and Teletnraph Cut 2scapo ol tha
Operators Radical Delegate! Elected. .
Leavenworth. Kansas. September 3. About
fifty Indians commenced an attack on our Deer
('reek Station, about ninety nnics west of
Laramie, ou tha Platte river, at the junction ot
the Old routu Pass atia the new .Montana
Powder River roads. The fort waa destroyed
and tho felepTaph line cut. This office, which
was outMrie the' lort, was uninjured. The
opera or and his assistant took to the hills and
have not been lotiud yet. rue samo party
attacked a train of Mormon emigrants, au Waeon-
llound. and captured ninety haJ ot sio-k.
bcsid s killing several hea'l. At the Reoubiiciin
piimarv meeting, radical delegates were elected
to the State Convention of the 5th,
Dkmockatic County Coxtkjttiox. Th
deiecaie to tho IXmocratto 1'onventiou for the
nomination of candidates for county offices motilns
morning in Washington Hall, corner of ivghtn and
Spring Gordon strei-ts At 10 o'clock tbe Cuuvuutiou
was called lo onlcr. and John Wharton, Lsq , was
chosen temporary chairman, luaiah But er ana
John Kobuins were appointed temporary secre
taries. Mi tsrs. '1 horaas Uillesp'e, Wuliam fbomp
son, and S. li. Byrne were selected doorkeepers.
Ti e Chair was iutoruied that several irout'oiuon,
not delepatPS, were in attcnoanco; whercupou all
such pei sons were requested to retire.
Ibe divisions ol the several wards were then
called, and tbe delegates represeutinir the sumo ap
peared at the Secretary's tabic and handod in their
This tedious task occupied the attention of tho
Convention lor about an hour.
Ko contested seats were reported.
It v as moved ana seconded that a committee bo
appointed to eject troni the room all who are not
defecates. Agreed lo.
The Chair suavested a committee of ton, and
named delegate on that commi tee
A motion being made to take a recess for an hour
in order to allow th Secretaries tiuio to mako out
an alphabetical list ot tbe delegates, led to a general
debate, and tor a time a scone ot great contusion
ensued. Tbe motion, however, was voted down.
Mr. I.owrv moved that the Convontiou po into a
nomination tor peima'-ent officers. Agreed to
For Prtslaent Philip Lowry, Jr.. John Whar
ton, and hcter Aimbrusfcr were named
Vue-Prc'Sidenta Charles L. Wont, Samuel M.
Hamilton, William Meeeer, B. F. Jackson, T. F.
Tuily, and Joseph Naffey
Secre aries Isaiab U. But er, John Bobbins, Jr.,
Captain Charles Magnire, John Met addon, Jr., aud
ireanurtr Edw ard Riley, Christian Snyder, John
G. Shoe, Major Harvey, and Captain Motrin.
Messrs. Wright and Lewis were aptointed Tellers,
and tbe balloting tor President was proceeded with.
Mr. Lowry received 115 voe, Mr. Wharton 00
and Mr. Armbrtutcr 12. Mr. JLowry wai therelore
elected permanent presiding othucr of the Con
vention. On taking the Chair Mr. Lowry thanked tbe Con
vention ior the honor coufeired upon him. Hosuid
he considered It a oomp iment to preside over loyal
men, and snch he knew tho delegates to be. lie
hoped thede ibeiations ot theCiventon would be
earned on witn bunuony, aud be desired tbe hearty
support of tbe delegates in his efforts to preserve
order. Again thuiikitig the dolecates, the speaker
announced that ti e Convention would proceed to
perfect a permanent organizat on.
Charles L. WolfT and William F. Meeser were
elee'ed Vice-Presidents bv acc amation.
Icuiati 11. Butler, and John Kouniu-, Jr , were re
tained as r-eorctaries. Mr. John U. Shook was
chosen Treasurer. The Doorkeepers were rotnlnvd.
Meesrs Kredonck W. Grayson, Chmrman; W. H.
Wright. John Harrar, tieorge P. Bover, w. F,
Shieble, Ftank oraham, Captain C F. Maguire,
Samuel Gillinore, anil Michael J. Ca-idv wore ap
pointed a Committeo on l(e;o!utions. after which
the t'onventlou look a recess lor oue hour, to reas
semble at 2 o'c nck
Philada. Stock Exchange Sales, Sept. 4
Kepoited by Io Haven ft Bro., So, 40 S, Thiid street.
BE1 WEEN BOARDS.
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1100 oo ..10U
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200 sh Gor Pas K 1)81 27
100 sh Bead 60-66
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100 fh do 24 60
2 sb Ponn K 68
100 su Host is. ...b6. IHjf
100 sh Sch N Df. ...65 8'i
200 sh do 8 J
100 sh do bSO
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2sh l enna K 672
80 sh N Central.... 46
5(10 sb Mahunov Caal 'H
100 sh KoltM pi 8oM
200 sh McElhouy . . . . j
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jff "TO THE FRONT, ONPE MORE!"
awf EIGHTEENTH WAHD. Tha Loyal Citizens of
the Klshteouth Ward ara sneoiall.y Invlioa to asaeiuhla
at thulr tad quartara. BK'HMOND anU MBLbO
KOl'OH atreata, aa W.1)N tMDAY EVEStNU, at
halt t So'ulock. to proceed la a body to tha Qna
Maa aisa lna an Rra! stxeec
Citixa saving ktrsea ara tavlte ta Join the Cava),
raae. Hy ai4sf ol JOHN A. FIHltl.lt ,
ti H hlef Marshal i
gT SPEOIAIj NOTICE
The Citizens of Philadelphia! Strangers
from Abroad! ALL who are now
sojourning with us ! to whom a Cordial
Welcome has been extended, are hereto j
Have Been Engaged to Address You
M ATI KMT 8TIIRBT.
IN li-RONT OF TIUC
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THIS (TUESDAY) EVEUH5TO,
By Order of the Committee on Publio MootiuRS.
CHARLES S. 0GDEN,
MILLINERY, TRIMMINGS, ETC.
WEDNESDAY. 8EPTE3IBEK 5, ISM.
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