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OREGOSf, MOii JUNK 11, lUStf.
3AJftv1 A. GAltHIIiM'. OF OHIO1.
VOR f ICE-l-BEMJUCVTc
CHESfEIt A. AKTHUJl, Ol' Stftf TOUK.
It fcf-With feelings of exultation that
wo place at the head of our columns
this week the names- f tiie gentlemen
mmiin-atcd hy the Republican' National
CcnvcWtioTT ott Tuesday foY President
aifd" Vice President of fuclJnttcif States.
Tho Republican party has narrowly
escaped a great calamity. The danger
tfaVlmminent that it would pas under
.hccontttE of trfefe' politicians, who
rtfnrorc" tat the promotion of their
personal interests than for the good of
the Nation. But at the critical, tbo
tteuttlte honesty andworth of the par
ty asserted themselves and the result
is.tho nomination for President of one of
the .ablest and purest andmost patrt
Mc cltizenB of tk Great Republic:
JVe,believe it is not a CMggeration to
to say that his nomination will come
nearer satisfying every Republican than
Would the nomination of any other man
in the United Stales. His record as
ioldlcr,'Statesmau and private citizen
K is absolutely Jinassailable.
With hint as our" staridanl bearer we
Jyillachieve victory becauso wc will de
serve it. g "
jfjh nominco for'. Vice President,
General'Chester A. Arther of New
Yook, though less widely known than
General Garfield, is a man of' conceded
ability, who iias oceupifd many posi
tions of honor and trust in : his State
anA-wH6se personal integrity kis nev
er been questioned, llis nomination
will greatly strengthen the ticket in
2ew York, which is a State the elec
toral vote of which will bo hotly con
tendod.for. f Altbgeth'er, the ticket is a splendid
htona-far better than wfc.dared hope for. j
Let every Republican re oice at our
deliverance from the "machine" poli
ticians aad go to work to elect the men
whq were chosen by the rank and file
gii tfatgarty. 1
Condensed into a few words, here is
the biography of the Republican candi
date for President i
James A. Garfield, was bora in Or-;
"ange, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, Novcm
3,bcr.Uth, 1P31; graduated at Wniliaiss
Colieae, Massachusetts, In 1S5G; was
President of a literary institution fur;
sveraV;ycars; studied and practiced
law; was a'nicmbcr of the State Sen
ate of Ohio in 1059-'60; entered thej
Union army in 18C1 as Colonel of thej
Forty-second Ohio Volunteer; was pro
moted to the rank of Brigadier-General
January 10th, 18C2; was appointed
Chief of Staff of the Army oftheCum
rland, and was promoted to the Tank
ofllajor General ..September 20th,
18C3;'was elected to the Thirty-eighth,
?Thfalyninth, Fortieth, Forty-first, For
'tyrsecond. Forty-third, Forty-fourth,
Forty-fifth and Foriy-sixth Congresses,
. :ia the last.pf which he is now serving.
Howasals)!iastwjnter elected to the
United,-5tates Senate to fill the s place
now occupied by Thurnian and would
have taken his seat on the fourth of
General XJawieuj is an intimate
personal friend of Professor O. C. Hill
of this city. ; U hey were next door
neighbors for years'' a id'scrved togeth
er .forthe arn- The -Professor .consid-
-era him a man' of 'prc-e nincnt ability
V jiniloffepoUbssjrivnto character,
One remarkable fact about the nom
ination ol Garfield was that ho was
never placed in nomination before the
"convention. The delegates voted for
liim without bis nanio having ever been
presented to them.
And now it is quietly whispored
around that in case "Onr Tom" fails
lo secure the nomination for Attorney
General, ho willcuter the field as a caa
didaUs for Circuit Judge. He hankers
for ofiioewf -some 'kind and will not be
ihorued off without struggle.
- Geneual Gauhdmi always hits the
nail on the head. Concerning the in
timate relation between a popular Pres
jldentlal.thket and, tho possibility of ro-
covcring-control of Congress, ho said
inn rocint interview: "If we have a
harmonious convention at Chicago,
aud make a Judicious nomination there.
is no doubt that the next Congress will
be Republican. If wo carry IheJ'rus-
ident we shall carry the House. - I think
--bnofts dependent upon the other. In
ho'Senate the majority will bo very
chise.-and I .would not be surprised if
Senator, Kellogg should have the Uecl
'"' "TiiE manner.ln which the St. Iouis
Globe-Democrat wilfully decieved its
readers,' by lying to them daily during
the recent canvass prior to the meeting
of the Chicago convention, is illustra
ted by tho following editorial para-
agraph from its issue of May 26th, after
all Uie delegates had been elected:
VTho Stales aniUTcrritories have now
all -chosen their delegates to the . Chica
go. Convention, and the result is as fol
lows: Grnnt, 425; Jllaine, 184;Shcr-
mon, 101 ; Edmunds, 34 ; "VVmdom, 12 ;
total, 756. It will take 379 to nominate,
hence Grant has 46 more than enough,
and a majority overall of 92." The
National Republican Convention will
simply be a ratification meeting."
Ejt-Govkrxou CrKTiN saya he wjll,
"tako off Jiis coat in his Congressional
disTrict'agniusttho' nonuhoo of the Chi
cago" Convention," If his "taking off
histoatNigaitist tlio Republican eandi
ilaifor'rosidpntdon'tamouht to more
thtuiit did when ho ran against .Yo
cum, and was defeated in a 4,000 Dem
ocratic district, nobody carcs.if he takes
tho stump wearing nothing but a shirt
collar audi pair of garters.
Proceedings of the National
. Republican Convention.
A. Garfield of
For Vicc-Fresldent, Chester
of "New York.
Tho Staunch Platform oa "Which tko
Interring Itcport af the Six Ditj
During the' past week the atteation
of the whole- cotnrtry has Insert centred
upon the proceedingi of the Republican
National Convention at Chicago. Tlic
convention met on tho 2d, but several
days before that time the politieiam
from all parts of the country began to
assemble there and excitement ran
The extraordinary and unprecedent
ed length of time" the convention has
bean in session prevents us from giv
ing any extended" report of the proceed
ings and tfc an? forecd to confine our
selves to the- briefest possible synopsis
of what was done eveh day.
FIRST DAY, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 2.
At a little past 1 o'clock r. sr., the
convention was called to order by Sen
ator Don. Cameron of Pennsylvania,
the chairman of tho National Commit
tee, who calicd on the Secretary (Mr.
Keogh) to read the call under which
the convention had assembled. II
then made a brief address and closed
by nominating Hon. George F. Hoar of
Massachusetts as temporary chairman,
and he was unanimously elected.
Upon being conducted to the ehair
Mr. Hoar made an eloquent address
which put the convention in good
The following named gentlemen
were the selected to complete the or
ganization: Temporary Secretaries,
John If. Roberts, of Illinois; O. L.
Magee, of Pennsylvania; Charles n.
Chisbee, of Michigan; Jas. C. Rroad-
well, of Missouri, reading clerks; Eu
gene Davis, of New York, stenographer.
Upon motion of Mr. Hale of Maine
the roll of States and Territories was
then called and the chairman of each
delegation announced the name of the
person seluctcd to serve on each of the
following committess: Permanent
Organization, Rules and Order ofBus
insss. Credentials, and Resolutions
The members of tnose committee: from
Missouri are as follows : Credentials,
II. E. Havens ; Permanent Organiza
tion, L. C. Slaver; Rules and Order of
business, T. B. Rogers; Resolutions,
R. T. YauIIorn.
There was a slight breeze sprung up
between Coukling of New York aud
Frye of Maine over the omission of
Utah from the roll, bnt, when the secre
tary explained that it was doae throagh
mistake, quiet was restored.
On motion of Mr. M'Corniick of
Arizona the roll of the Suites andTer
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ritories was then called for the presen
tation of credentials and notices of con
tests all such papers to be submitted
without statement or debate to the com
mit to on credentials.
When Alabama was called, notice was
given of a contest in the seventh dis
trict of that State, iurolving the right
of two delegates to two seats in the
When Illinois was called, notice was
given of contests in ten congressional
Notice was also given of a contest in
volving the entire, Louisiana delega
tion, and of contests In two congres
sional districts in Pennsylvania.
The convention then adjourned for
the day, for the purpose of allowing
tho various committees to organize anil
SECOND DAY, THURSDAY, JUNE 3.
Convention met pursuant to adjourn
ment aud was called to order by Chair
Iu reply to an inquiry from Mr.Conk
ling the chairman stated that ho was
informed tho committee on credentials
would not Imj ready to report before
four o'clock in the afternoon. There
upon Mr. Conkling moved that the con
vention take a recess until six o'clock
This motion was vigorously opposed by
Halo of Maine, who insisted that the
convention should proceed to clTect a
permanent organization, without wait
ing for the reports from the committees.
A vote was taken and the convention
rufuscd to take a recess.
Mr. Joy of Michigan then moved that
the contestants for the contested seats
in Illinois have the right to bo heard be
fore the convention bv such counsel asJ
they may select. This brought out a
sharp controversy, participated in by
Logau, Frjo and others, and quiet was
only restored when Mr. Joy withdrew
Mr. Swell of New Jersey then mov
ed that the convention prcceed to .per
manent organization, and that the
Committee on Permanent Organiza
tion bo asked to report. Tko motion
prevailed and Mr. Piersons of New
York, from the Commitec on Perma
nent Organization, made a report rec
ommending that the temporary orgnn
inzatinn bo the permanent organiza
tion, and also nominating one vice
president and one assistant secretary
from each State and Territory. For
obvions reasons he himsslf put tho mo
tion on the adoption of the report and
it was carried unanimously.
Mr. Frye of Maiue then moved that
tho committee on Rules and Order of
Business bo requested to now make
their report; but when General Sharpe,
from that committee, stated tliat it was
not yt ready to report, Mr. Frye with
drew his motion and moved that the
convention adjourn until five o'clock,
which was carried.
Upon ic-asembltug in the evening,
Mr. Henderson of Iowa moved that the
committee on Rules bo raquested to
now report. This caused a lengthy
and animated discussion, participated
J in by Senators Logan, Conkling ami
.'arlicld and other distinguished mem- j
),ors,Uie objection on the part of
Logan and Conkliug to the leport, be
ing that it was said to contain a rule
which limits debate upoa all questions
that come before the convcution to five
minutes. Finally Geueral Sharpe of
.New York moved as a substitute tliat
the committee on Credentials be direct
ed to report. On this question, for the
the first time in tho couvention,thelines
between the Grant and auti-Grant men
were drawn, the (Iraut men being ior
Gen. Sharpu's substitute aud tho auti
Grant men against it. The vote taken
by calling the roll of States and resul
ted 318 for the substitute and 40C
iigainst it, the anti Graut mea thus
scoring their first victory.
When Kentucky was called the chair
man of tliat delegation announced tho
entire twenty-four votes of that State
for the substitute, but four of the dele
gates arosw in their scats and refused to
allow their Totes to be so recorded.
Tlicy voted nay. And here it may as well
bo stated that on stll the ballots that fol
lowed in the convention the same pro
cevdings oa the part of the Kentucky
delegates -were repeated, the chairman
every time attempting to cast the roto
as a unit and the four delegates aris
ing aud having the vote changed.
When New York was called, Mr.
Conkling, the chairman, of that dele
cation announced forty-seven ayes and
twenty-three noes, thus establishing
tho anti-Grant defection in the delega
tion which had been instructed to vute
as a unit.
Tho question then recurring on the
original motion of Mr. Henderson, it
was moved bv Mr. Brnndasc of Con
necticut tliat it bo laid on tho table.
The motion carried and tho convention
then adjourned until ten o'clock
THIRD DAY, FBIDAY, JUNE 4.
The convention was called to order
at 10.45, President Hoar in the chair.
Mr. Conkling opened the day's pro
ceedings by offeriiig the following res
Jlesolvai, As the sense of this conven
tion, that every member of it is bound
in honor to support its nominee, who
ever that nominee maybe, and that no
man should hold a scat here who is not
ready to so ngrce.
The resolution was carried by a vote
of TIG ayes to three, noes, tho three
negative votes being cast, by delegates
from West Virginia.
As soon as the vote was announced,
Mr. Conkling followed up the matter
by introducing the following resolution :
"Resolved, That the delegates who
voted that they will abide the action of
the convention do not deserve and have
forfeited their votes in this convention."
This precipitated a .sbmewhat acrlm.
onous discussion, the dissenting dele
gates defending their Republican fealty
fealty and declaring their intention
to Tote for the Republican nom
inee but objecting to being bound in
advance to endorse everything that
might be donev a
Coikling finally withdrew the reso
lution, after a heated discussion.
Mr. Sewell of New Jersey then
nittved that the committee on Creden
tials be instructed to report, which mo-
tioti was carried unanimously.
- lr. , charmn of lu0 committee on
Credentials not being in the hall, it
was moved and carried that the com
mittee on Rules bo instructed to report,
with the understanding that no action
ba taken on that report until after tho
report of the committee on Credentials.
Thcrcapon General Garfield, chair
man of the committee Rules and Order
of Business, submitted the following
report of rules for the government of
the Convention :
Rule 1. Tho convention shall consist
of a number of delegates from caeh
Stste equal to double the number of
Its Senators and Representatives in
Congress, and two dcleratcs from each
Territory and two from the District of
Rule 2. The rules of tho House of
Representatives shall bo the rules of
this convention so far as they are ap
plicable and not inconsistent with tho
Rule 3. When tho previous nuostion
shall be demanded by a majority of the
delegates from any htate, and the de
mand seconded bv two or more States,
and the call sustained bv a majority of
the convention, the question shall then
be nroceeded with and disposed of ae-
cordintrto the rules of the House of
Representatives in similar cases.
Rule 4. Upon all subjects before tho
convention the States shall bo called in
alphabetical order, and next the Ter
ritories and District of Columbia.
Rule 5. The report of the Committee
on Credentials shall be disposed of be
fore the report of the Committee on
Resolutions is acted upon, and the
report of the Committee on Resolutions
shall be disposeil of before the con
vention proceeds to tho nomination of
President and Vice President.
Rule G. When the majority of dele
gates of any two States shall demand
that a vote bo recortled, tho same shall
be taken by States, territories, and the
District of Coiumbia, the Secretary call
ing tho roll of the States and Territories
and the District of Columbia in the or
der heretofore stated.
Rule 7. In makins tho nomination
for President and Vice President, in no
case shall tho calling of the roll be tlis
pensedwith. When it shall appear
that any candidate litis received a ma
jority of the votes cast the President of
the-conventiou shall announce the ques
tion to be: Shall the nomination ol the
candidate bo made unanimous? But if
no candidate shall have received a ma
jority of the votes the Chair shall direct
a voto to be again taken, which shall be
repeated until some candidate
shall have received a majority of the
votes ca.t; and when any State has an
nounced its vote it shall so stanu until
the ballot is announced, unless In caso
of numerical error.
Rule 8. In the record of the voto by
States, tho vote of each Stato, territory,
and the District of Columbia snail m
announced bv tho Chairman: and in
etise the votes of any State, Territory
or the District of Columbia shall be
divided tho Chairmau shall announce
the number of votes cast for any can
didate, or for or against any proposi
tion ; but, if exception is taken by any
delegate to tho correctness of such
announcement by the Chairman of his
deiecratioti. the President of tho con
vention shall'dircct the roll of membei
of such delegation to bo called , and
tho result recorded in accordance with
the votes individually eiven.
Rulo 9. No member shall speak more
than ohco upon the sanu question, nor
longer than five minutes, unless by
leave of the convention, except that
delesates prescntintr the nanio of a can
didato shall be allowed ten minutes in
presenting the name of such candidate
ti. .1 ... 4 i i.i;
nine lis. jvujniuin..iu
Committee shall bs appointed, to con
Mst of oms member f mm each state aud
Territory and the District of Columbia.
The roll shall no caneu, aim mo iieicnA
tion from each State shall name,
through their Chairman, a person to
act as a mcmlrer of such committee.
Rule 11. All resolutiens relating to
the jJatform shall be referred to the
Committee on Resolutions without
A minority report from the same
committee was submitted as follows:
The minority respectfully recommend
the retention of Rule 8, bein; No. 0 of
the conventions of 1876, in the same
language held by this rule in former
Republican conventions, under which
the rights of all delegates have been
heretofore protected, and which is as
In the record of the votes of States
the vote of each State, Territory, and
the District of Columbia, shall bo an
nounced by the Chairmau, and in case
the votes of any State, Territory, and
the Distrifet of Columbia shall be di
vided, the Chairman shall announce the
nu:berof votes cast for any candidate,
or for or against any proposition.
The Convention then took a recess
awaiting the report of the committee on
Upon re-asscmbliog a few minutes
aftcr one o'clock, Mr. Conger, chair
man of the Credentials committee, sub
mitted a report from a majority of the
committee, of which the following is a
In the State of Louisiana t'. o comm Ittre re-
ommrau the auraLulon ol tho. delegation, wltn
their alternate, headed bvllenrv C. IVannolh
and tho exclusion t the delegation, n)lu their
alternate., headed bv Tavlor Rcattlc.
2, The roinmittco recommend 1n the fourth
coiiKresxIiuml district ol Alaharaa Janian i,
Kapler lor admission as adclegato la said dls-
a Tho' committee In the SevcnUi Concrcslon
al District ef Alabama, recominendedlliat Wm.
II Smith and Wlllett Warner bo Mlmlttrd In
the place ol Arthur Ulnghani aud K A Moscley.
4. The committee recommend the admission
of delegates and alUxnalra within the State of
miaou in place oi me miimik mrraucn iui
lovvsttwo delegates and two alternates from
ine rirsr, xmra, ii'ouriu. nun, niiui, ixuiiu
Tenth, Thlrte enlli mid Sevintecntli Congress
3. The com-,lltee report asalnst the -validity
of the contvstants in the Srcoud Ulit. of Illinois
nf the ftent of tho settlor member.
6. Tl.e cuiLinltiee report dnst the rejections
to tue scats oi ine aeiecaies-ai-iargc irom Illi
nois. 7. Tlio committee recommend the admiMlon
is delegates from tbc;Se-.ond District of Kan
sas, of TC Scars and I. A Dav.aml from tho
Third District Thomas J. Anderson and John
M Steele, and that the ten slUlnir members be
allowed to rote In their scat, and be allowed
to cast Mx votes.
8. Inthe Ninth Concresslon.il District oi renn
sjlvanlatlie coiomltteo report against the Talld-
iiv oi i lie contest mane uy jl. avi
3. The commltteo report against the count
ant I) II McKlnncT and II II McD:rrlan In
liie.MnciceiuuLOSgressioiKU insinci oi . euu
10. In the Third Concrpssloal District, the
committee recommend that the slttluc mem
bers, c v. K.maiii anu. a. Jiarim, du snow
cd to retain their scat.
Mr. Clayton,, of Arkansas presented
a lengthy report from a minority of th0
committac, dissenting from most of tho
conclusions reached by tho majority.
Debate upon these Teports was then
opened and consumed the remainder of
the afternoon session. It is qnite impos
sible for us to present even a synopsis of
the speeches, and it must sufUce to say
that these reports, which involved the
most important questions preceding tho
convention, brought out the strongest
men on both fides.
FOCItTH DAT, SATURDAT, JUNE 4.
The debate over the report of the
the commtttco on credentials was rc
newed, but a vote was finally reached,
which resulted in sustaining tho major
ity report, by a yote of 276 to 479.
The committee ou riatform nml Reso
lutions then reported the rialforvi as
Tho Republican party, In National
Convention assembled at the end of
twenty years since the Federal Gov
ernment was tirst commuted to its
charge, submits to tho people of the
United States this brief report of its
administrations: it suppressed are
bullion which had an army of nearly
a million of men to subvert tho national
authority ;it reconstructed the union and
the States with freedom instead of sla
very as its corner stone; it transformed
four millions of human beings from the
likeness of things to the rank of citi
zens ; it relieved Congress from the in
famous work of hunting fugitive slaves,
and charged it to see that slavery does
not exist; it has raised tho value of our
pap?r currency from thirty-eight per
cent to tue par oi gold ; it nas restored
upon a solid basis payment in cain for
all the national obligations, nntl has
given us a currency absolutely good
and cnual in every parfof our extended
country; it has lifted the credit of the
nation from the point where six per cent
bonds sold at eighty-six to that where
four per cent bonds are eagerly sought
at a premium, unucr lis administra
tions railways have increased f roui 31,
000 miles in 18G0 to more than 80,000 in
1879; our foreign trade has increased
from $700,000,000 to 81,160,000,000 in
tho same time, and our exports.
which were 820,000,000 less than our
imports in 18C0, were 264,000,000
more ui.m our imports in iea. with
out rcsortinsr to loans it' litis, sinco tho
war closed, defraj'ed tho ordinary ex
penses ot tho liovernmcnt besides the
acciuing interest on the public debt,
and disbursed annually more than $oU,
OuO.OOO for soldier's pensions. It has
paid $888,000,000 of tho public debt
and by refunding the balance at lower
rates the annual interest charge irom
nearly 8101,000 to less than $189,000,
000. All the industries of tho country
have revived; labor is in domand; wa
ges have increased, and thrummout the
entire countrj there is evidence of a
coming prosperity greater than we ever
enjoi'ed. Upon tins record tho Repub
lican party asks for the continued con
fidence and support oi the people, and
this convention submits for their ap
proval the following statements of the
principles and purposes wtiicit win con
tinne to sruide and inspire its efforts:
First. Wo affirm that the work of
the last twenty-ono years has been such
as to commend itself to tho favor of .the
natiou. and that the fruits of the costly
victories which wo have achieved
through iminenso difficulties should be
preserved: that the peace retrained
should bo cherished, that the dissevered
Union now happily restored should bo
perpetuated, and that the liabilities se
cured tothisgencrtion!shouldbe trans
nutted undiminished lo future genera
tions: that the order established ami
tho credit acquired should never bo im
paired; that the pensions promised
should be paid; that thudebtso much
i l ill !. I I... .1. .
reuueed snouiu oo uxiinguisuuu uy uio
full pavment ot every dollar thcreoi
that tho reviving of industries should bo
further promoted, aud that tho com
merce already so great should bo stead
Second. The Constitution of tho Unl
tod States is a supremu law and not -t
mure contract of tlio Confederate States
if it madu a sovcrehrn nation. Some of
tho powers are denied to tho nation
whilo othurs aro denied to tha, States,
but tho boundary between the powers
delegated and those reserved is to bo
determined by tho National and nut tho
Third. The work of popular cduca
lion is one left to the care of the cover
il Stntits. lint it is the dutv ot tho' Na
tional Government to aid that work
to the extent of its constitutional abil
ity. The iiitolligunco of the natiou is
but the aggregate of the intelligence in
tho several Slates, and the dsstiny of
tlio nation must be guarded, not by the
genius of nny onu State but by the av
erage genius of all.
Fourth. The Constitution wisely for
bids Congress U make any law respect
ing an cstablishniuut of religion, but it
is idle to hope tho nation can be pro
tected against the iullueBce of sectar-
inism while each State is exposed to
its domination. We therefore recom
mend that the Constitution ba so amen
ded as to lay the same prohibition on
the Legislature of each State and to
forbid the appropriation of public funds
to the support ot sectarian .schools.
Fiflli. Wc reaffirm the belief avow
ed in 1876 that the duties levied for the
purpose of revenue should so discrimin
ata as to favor American labor; that no
further grant of the public domain
should bu made to any railway or other:
corpc ration; that slavery having per
ished in the States its twin barbarity,
polygamy, roust die m the 1 crritones ;
that every where tho protection accord
ed to a citizen of American birth must
bo secured to citizens of American
aloi tba; that wc decm.it the duty of
Congress to develope aud improve our
water -courses and harbors, but insist
that further subsidies to private per
sons or coporations must cease; that
the obligations ot the KepuDiicio uie
men who preserved its integrity in the
days of battle are undiminished by the
lapse of fifteen years, since their final
victory. Their perpetual honor is and
shall forever be the grateful privilege
and sacred duty of the American peo
Sixth. Since the authority to regu
lato immicrration and intercourse be
tween the United States and foreign
nations rests with the uongress oi ine
United States and its treaty making
powers, the Republican part, regarding
me unresincieii imuiigrauuH ui me
Chinese as an evil of great magnitude,
invoke tho exercise of that power to
restrain and limit that Immigration by
Uie enactment ot such just, aumane.anu
reasonable provisions as will prodiuu
Seventh. That the purity and patriot
ism which characterized the early ca
reer of Rutherford B. Haves in peace
and war, and which guided the thought
of our immediate predecessors to him
for a Presidential candidate, have con
tinued to inspire him in his career as
Chief Executive, aud that history will
accord to bis administration the honors
which are due to au efficient, just and
courteous discharge of the public bus
iness, and will honor his mtuqiositions
butween the people and the proposed
Eiahth. Wc charrre upon tho Dem
ocratic party the habitual fticnficc of
patriotism and justice toa supreme ana
insatiable lust of office and patronage;
that to obtain possession of the Nation
al and State governments, and the con
trol of place, they have obstructed all
efforts to purify, to conserve the free
dom of suffrage, have devised fraudu
lent certificates and returns, have la
bored to unseat lawfully elected mem
bers of Congress to secure at all haz
ards the Tote of a majority of the States
in the House of Rcpresentatires, have
endeavercd to occupy by force and
fraud the places of trust given to others
by the people of Maine, and rescued by
the courageous action of her patriotic
sons: have, bv methods viclius in pnu
ciule and tyrannical in practice, attach
ed partisan legislation to tue appropri
ation bills upon whose passage the Ycry
mo rements of tho Governmentdepcnds;
have crushed tho rights of the individ
ual: have advocated the principles and
ianghtthe favor of rebellion against
the nation and have endcavered to ob
literate the sacred memories of the war
and to overcome its inestimably valua
ble result of nationality, personal free
dom and individual equality. The
equal, steady and complets enforce
ment of the laws and tho protection of
all our citizens in tho employment of all
privileges and immunities iruarantcctl
by the Constitution are tho hrst duty of
South can only be averted by a faithful
performance of every promise which
the nation has made a citizen. The ex
ecution of the law, and the punishment
of all those who violate them aro the
enly safe methods by an enduring peace
can be secured and eniiine prosperity
established throughout tho bouth.
Whatever promises the nation has made
tho natiou must perform, and the na
tion will safely relegate this duty to the
States. The hoiid south must oe divi
ded bv tho peaceful asencics of tho bal
lot aud all opinions mnst thoro find free
expression and to this end the honest
voter must bo protected arrainst terror-
ism,violencc orfraudV and wo affirm it
to be the duty and purpose of the Re
publican pany 10 usu an lugiiiiuuic
means to restore to all the States of this
Union the most perfect harmony which
nwy be possible.
Wc submit to Uio practical, sensible
people of the United States to say
whether it would not bo dangerous
to the dearest interests of our
country at this tuno to surronder
the administration of the National Gov
ernment to a party which seeks to over
throw tho entire policy under wmcn
wc arc so prosperous and thus bring
distrust and confusion where is now or
der confidence and hope.
The Republican party, ndhcriuff to
the principles affirmed by its last Na
tional Convention in respect to the con
stitutianal rules governing appoint
ments to office, adopts tho declaration
of President Hayes that tho reform of
eivil service should oc thorough, rauicai
and complete. To this end it demands
the co-oporation of the Legislative with
the Executive Department of tho Gov
ernment, and that Congress shall so
legislate that fitness aseetaiond oy
propor practical tests shall admit to the
Tho chairman then announced that
nominations for President were in or
dcr and directed the call of the roll of
Governor Joy of Michigan nominated
James G. Blaine. Mr. Frye of Maine
seconded the nomination.
Mr. Drake of Minnosota nominated
William Windom. Tin nomination
was not seconded.
Mr. ConVliy.g of New York nominat
ed U. S. Grant. Mr. Bradley of Ken
tucky seconded the nomination.
General Garfield of Ohio nominated
John Sherman. Mr. Winklor of Wis
consin and Mr. Elliott of South Carolina
seconded the nomination.
Mr. Billings of Vermont nominated
Mr. Edmunds and Mr. Sanford of Mas
sachusotts seconded the nomination
Mr. Cassaday of Wisconsin nominat
cd Mr. Washburno and Mr. Braudago
of Connecticut seconded.
Without coming to a voto the con
ventiou adjourned to 10 o'clock Mon
KIFTII DAT, MONDAY, JUNE 7.
It was nearly cloven o'clock when
tho convention assembled and without
any formality the balloting immediately
Wc givo the first ballot in detail, as
many subsequent ballots showed very
slight variations from it and our read
crs will thereby be enabled to seo how
the various States wore divided.
Fif ilnllof. Alahama. (Irani is. ltlalno I
KhermanS; Arkansas, firant. 12: California,
Ulaluo 1" : Colorado, tJrant 6; Connecticut,
ii!al:ie3, Edmunds 2. WasUburne.": Delaware
ltlalno G : Florida, Crant 8: Georgia, Grant C.
ltlalnc 10, AVashbume 8 ; Illinois, (Irant 24,
Hlalnc 10, Washburno 8; Indiana, Craitt 1.
lllalnc S, Shcrmau 2 ; Iowa, Ulalne 22 ; Kansas
Grant 4, Illalne 6; Kentucky, Grant 23. ltlalnc
1, Sherman 3 ; Louisiana. Grant 8. Illalne 3.
Sherman C : Maine, Blaltn It ; Massachusetts,
Grant 3. Sherman 2. Edmunds 20, Washburne
1; Michigan, Grautl, Maine 21; Minnesota,
Windom 10 ; Mississippi. Grant c, Itlaine, 4,
Sherman C, Missouri, Grant 29, Washburne, 1 ;
Nebraska, Ulalua 0; Nevada, Illalne S; New
Hauishlrc. ltlalno 10; New Jersey, Illalne 16
Walibumc2;KewYorlc, Grant 51. Illalne 17,
Sherman 2 ; North Carolina, Grant 0, Slieruian
13 ; Ohio, Maine, 9, Sherman 34, Edmunds 1 ;
Oregon. Illalne G; rennsylraula. Grant 32,
Maine 23,Shermaii3; Kliorio Island. Maine 8;
South Carolina, Grant 13, Sherman 1 ; (Tennes
see, Grant 18, Maine G, Sherman 1, Edmund 1 ;
Texas, Grant 11, Maine 2,Sbennan 2,Waidi-
burue 1; Vermont, Edmonds 10; Virginia,
Grant 13. Blaine 3. Sherman 1 : Wost Virginia,
Grant 1, Maine 8 ; Wisconsin, Grant, t Maine 7,
Sherman 3, Washbnme 9 ; Arizona, Maine 2 :
Dakota, Grant 1, Maine 1 ; District of Colum
bia, Grant I, Maine I ; Idaho, Blaine 2; Mon
tana. Maine 2; Nw Mexico, Maine 2 ; Utah,
Grant 1, Maine 1; Washington Territory,
Malno 2 ;Wyoralng, Grant 1, Mama 2. Totals,
whole number east "15 ; necessary to choice 378.
Grant 304, Blaine 2S1, Sherman 93, Edmunds 34,
windom 10, washbxme 30.
St eund Ballot. Grant 305, Blnine232, Sher
man 91, Edmunds 32, Windom 10, Washburne
22, Garfield I.
Third I3a!fof resulted tho same as the second.
except that 1 vote from Sherman In Pcnnsyl-
nla went to Benjamin Harrison, ol Indiana.
JTourUi Ballot resulted the samoaslhe tnird
ballot, except 1 voto in Pennsylvania transfer
red from Harrison to Sherman, anil 1 rote In
Maryland from Maine to Sherman.
Fifth Jlalltt resulted tao same a me iounn.
No change In any State.
Sltth fljrioi resulted tho same as the nftn, ex
cept that In Alabama 1 vote was taken from
Grant and cast for Garneiu, ana in jiaryiana
Toto was taken from Blalno and glron to Grant.
Seventh liaUnt. Grant 305 ; Blaine 281 ; Sher
man 94; EdmnndJ32;lW!ndoralO; Washburne
31; airfield 2.
Elahlli Ballot. Grant 300; utaine zsi;oner-
mao 91 ; Edmunds 31 ; Windom 10 ; wasnouruo
32 ; Garfield 1.
Xlnth Ballot, Grant 306; uiainessz; nner
mra 9 ; Edmunds 31 ; Washburne 32 ; Gar
Held:. Trnfft Ballof. Grant. 305; Maine, 282; Sher
man, 92 ; Edmuuds, 31 ; Widom, 10 ; Washburne,
32 ; Hayes, 1.
Elertnth BaUol. Grant, 303; Blaine. 2Si
Sherman, 93 ; Edmund,3t ; Windom, 10 ; Wash
burne, 32 ; Garflcld 2 ; Hayes, I.
Twelfth Ballot. Grant, 301 ; Blaine 2S3 ; Micr
man 92 : Edmuuds 13 ; Windom 10 ; Washburne
33 : Garfield 1 : Hares 1. Bcsult received with
TMrtunth BalluU Grant 301; Blaine 233;
Shennau 83 ; Edmunds 31 ; Windom 10 ; Wash
burnc 33 ; Garfield 1 ;McCreary 1.
Fourteenth Ballnl. Grant 303; Blaine 253;
Sherman 83 : Edmunds 31 ; Windom 10 ; A ash-
Ballot. Grant 309; Blaine 281
Edmunds 31 : Windom 10 ; Wash-
Sixteenth Ballot. Same 3 fifteenth, ex
cept la Alabama, one vols taken from Grant
and given to Blaine. In Florida no toio De
fore s I en to Blaine was out : In Texas, oue vote
fmm Grant to Blaine: In Virginia, one from
Grant to Blaine.
A motion was mado to take a recess to J 30
o'clock, bnt being put to motion was declared
Seventeenth Ballot, Grant 303; Blaine 2M;
Sherman 00 : Edmunds 31 : 'Windam 10 ; 'Wasb-
burne 30 ; Davis 1.
KiaMeeiUh Ballot. Grant 303; BUlne 282
Sherman 91 ; Edmunds 31 ; Windom 10 ; Wash
Ataquarttrbfore4 o'clock, the Mississippi
delegates moved to take a recess unul 7 o'clock
which was carried by a cine vote.
When s?ven o'clock arrived, the hoar to which
the convcnUon adjourned, but few delegate
were In their seats, but Uie galleries wero well
llr. Hoar again reqnesled the gentlemen to
refrain from applauding, and promised that
they should be cleared If decorum was not main
talncd. Tho roll was then called.
KintUculh Ballot. Grant 305; Blaine 2T3
Sherman : Edmunds 31 : Windom 10 : Wash
burne 32 ; Garfiild 1 ; Hartranft I.
Ticentieth BalUi. Grant, 308; Blalno 276
Sherman 03 ; Edmunns 31 ; Windom 10 ; Wash
burne 33 ; Garflcld 1 ; Hartranft 1.
rirCTUl7st BattnL Giant 300 ; Blaine 276
Sherman 00 : Edmunds 31 ; Windom 10 ; Wash
burno Si ; Garflcld 1 ; Hartranft 1.
Ttftni-itcon'f Ballot. Grant 3 ; Illalne 275
Sherman 97 ; Windom 10 ; Washburno 35 : Car-
field 1 ; Hartranft 1.
Tiixn'j-thlrd Billot. Grant 30t ; Blalno 273 ;
Sherman 37 ; Edmonds 31; Windom 10: Wash-
unto 30 : Garflcld.
Tirenf s-Jowrth Ballot. Grant 305 :B!ahte 270
Sherman 03 ; Edmunds 31 ; Windom 10 ; Wash
burnc 35 ; Garfield 2.
TvKaiv-MlhBaXloi. Grant 302; Blaine 2S1
Sherman 91 : Edmunds 31 ; Windom 10 ; ash
bnmo 35 ; Garfiold 2.
3Veni-trfk Balk. Grant 300; Blalno 277
Sherman S3 ; Edmunds 31 ; Windom 10 ; Wash
burne 3S ; Garfield 2.
Turntu-ierrntti BalM showed only tho fot
lowin? changes : In North Carolina 1 vote from
Sherman lo Grant; In Tennessee 1 voto from
Washbnme to Blalno ; in District of Columbia
1 from Sherman to Iilaiuo.
Ttctntu-etaMh Ballot. Graut 307 ; Blalue 279
Sherman 91 ; Edmnads 31 ; ll'lndom 10 ; ITasli
burne 33 ; Garfield 2.
Tho call of States on motion to adjourn, snow
ed a majority in tha affirmative, and. at 10
o'clock, tho convention was declared adjourn
ed until 10 o'clock, Tuesday morning.
SIXTH DAY, TOKSDAT, JCNE 8.
Immediately after tho assembling of tho con-
ventlo n, balloting was resumed.
Turenty-nlnth Ballot. Grant 305 1 Blaine US;
Sherman 116 ; Edmunds 12 ; irindom 7 : ! asn
linnie 35 : Garfield 3.
TMrtteWi Ballot. Grant 306; Blalno 279;
Sherman 111 ; Edmunds It ; ITindom I ; asli-
bumo 33 ; Garfield 2 ; Sheridan I. 0
Thirty-Jim Ballot. Grant 303; Blaine 27C;
Sherman IIS ; Edmunds 11 ; iriudom 4 ; irisn-
burno 37 ; Garfield 1 ; Sheridan 1; Conkling 1.
Tnirtt-conl Ballot. Grant 300 ; Blaine 270 ;
Sherman 117 ; Edmunds 11 : rTiudom 3 I'ash
burnce 37 ; Garfield 1.
Tnlrtz-tAfrd Ballot. Grant 300:BkiIno 270;
Sherman 110 : Edmunds 11 : Jfluduin i --Tl'ash
burno 41 : Garfield 12.
Thlrtu-fourth Ballot. Grant 312; mini 275;
Shpnnan 107 ; Edmunds 11 ; Il'Indoni ; ll'ash
burne 30 : Garfield 17.
Tho announcement was rcctvcJfwlth pro
lonced cheers. This was tliu fir ballot on
which the full number of delcgat haj voted.
In tho confusloa Gen, Garfield ro tJk ques
tion ot order. ff
Chair "The genUeman of Ohio wl)Jtate his
point of order."
Gen. Garfield "I shall queon tho comct
ns of tho announcement tmo vote Just read.
No man ha a rkht to have mt nime announ
ced and voted for In thlv cfciventlon withont
permission. Such pennlssioirl haveatot given,
and cannot give." SensaUon.l
The Chair The gsntleman from Ohio b not
in order. Cheers. 9
ThMu-Mth Ballot. Grant 313 ; Blaine 257 ;
Sherman 99 :EJmunds It :irindom :n"ashbume
Thirtu-flxth Ballot. Garfield 390: Grant 3tS;
Blaine 42 : Sherman 3 : wa:hburne 5,
A scene of the wildest enthusiasm fol
lowed, lasting for more than half an
hour, every ono being frantic with joy,
over the happy outcome of the prolong
Quiet being at length partially rc
tnr.il. tho chniriuan announced that
James A. Garfield of Ohio having re
ceived a majority of all tho vote cast
in tho convention was declared tho
nominee of tho Republican party for
President of the United States
A recess was then taken until five
o'clock, when the convention again met,
for the purpose of nominating a candi
date for Viee-l'rctident.
E. B. Washburno of Illinois.Marshall
Jewell of Connecticut, Thomas Settle
of North Carolina, Charles W. Forty
of Michigan, Horace Maynnnl of Ten
ncssee. Chester A Arthur ol Xew York.
! aud E. J. Davis of Texas wctv placed
in nomination; but before a' vote was
taken the most of the names were with
drawn anil Mr. Arthur was nominated
on the first ballot by the following vote:
Il'liole number of votes cast, 731 : necessary to
i choice, 376. Arthur. 408: jrashbtme. 193:
Jewell, 43: ;.nic?8: Alcorn. : M aynard 3 :
Davis 2: Settle, 1: D'oodfi.rd, 1.
After the ballot was announced, a motion was
made to make It unanimous, and earned with
out a dissenting voice.
After the usual vote of thanks to the
officers of the convention, etc., the
Great Convention adjourned sine die.
Br. J. Asliwrth
will continue to practice his profession
at Xew Point, at the followin'i rates:
One dollar per mile for the first mile
and 50 cents uer mile foreach addition
al mile including medicine for one indi
vidual without any extra charge. The
Doctor uses the best Herman remedies
in his practice and treats all diseases.
specially those peculiar to women and
N. B. Catarrh, Consumption and
kindred diseases cured.
Calls answered night or day.
There! that explains where ray
clothes-lino went to!" exclaimed an
Iowa woman aa she found her husband
haagiag in the stable.
New Styles and at
We have a magnifi
cent line, uneap.
All the latest nov
elties. Hershbemer &
Yon shonld call
and get prices.
The Best known
to th market.
Staik Cutter is
avorite of all.
Oar stock is large
HERSHBERGER & ANDERSON)
CHEAP GASH STORE.
Dealers m eneral- Merchandise and
among other things wo have a neat
stock of Door Locks, Butts, Screws.
Rrads, Files, Casing Nails, etc. -
Our stock of - .
has come consisting
WHITE VESTS, Etc.
Ai VESTS, ,
MEN ID HOY'S COATS
75c to S3.50.
WcTcrc also offering a neat stock of
all wool Summer Clothing.
In Clothing, Boots, Candy, Cooking Stove with fixtures, Cook Stove, Show
cases, Csndy Jars, Men's (Jlovcs. Come in ono and all.
Allen Frazer 4jp Co.,
(Successors to J. M: CLARK,)
Largest lino of Agricult n-al Implements in tho county, consisting of
PlowSjOultivators, Harrows, Corn Planters E tc
AVe are agents for tho following:
TIIE WEm CULTIVATOR.
THE CELEBRATED KANSAS WAGON.
THE IMPROVED BUCKEYE MOWER.
. " TABLE RAKE.
Nichols, Shepherd & Co's Vibrator Thresher; Kingslandy
Fertruson & Co's Power Corn Sheller, (shells with or
without shuck). The only Sheller that gives tierfoct
Satisfaction. Dickey's Ybunpr Grlaut Fanning Mill.
Barnes' Wiro Check Rower; Fence WIrc,larbed and
Smooth. .v J .J&fisgHL .
Tho Largest and Best Lino of Cook tovbsT
Tin Shop in connection with Hardware. Hoofing and Spotitingrdone at low
est prii-e. Wo offer extra Bargains for the next SLsty Days iu rlowSj.-Cultiv
nrs and Crn Planters. .
THE PLACE TO GET YOUIi
PLOWS imr WAGONS
made and repaired on short notice, is at
AH work guaranteed to givo satUfac-
-tion and terms as reasonable as can ba
found ia the county.
HORSE & MULE SHOM A MM.TT.
All diseases of tha feet looked after
carefully. Also Boiler Repairing and
Sheet Iron work a speoialty.
A. J- HALEY,
Forest City, Mo.
Tho great??,! test of endurance in Con
necticut sporting circles is to eat ten
soda crackers in ten consecutive minutes..
Drinking water not allowed.
TVo offer an, ele
gant line. "
Call and get pri
ces' .oa BewLstcck.
Harahberge r &
best in the field.
Thu Canton Vibra
tor; thcKingTof all.
4 -Hatters oti.
Reaper and Mow
Planter; the far
mers great friend.
er; thepeerof all.
Elegant new styles
Wears ap t with
the markets on
prices in all our
!B ar gains!