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. THE NEW ORLEANSI DAILY DEMOCRAT.
VOL. IV-NO. 293. NEW ORLEANS, WEI)NESDAY, OCTOBER 8, 1879. PRICE, FIVE OENTr. TIE COINY TIONI F. I"ocho Chosen as Vt ri'ma nent PresIdentw-wThi Vice Presidents. lteport of the Commlttoo on CJre` 4enthI eý.Thi Iiern tlm miti DIlegation frern lla quemlna n tsoted. neit of the fIraiot8-# Wil tts Nominated. 4#lft' dx'e-An A1. Speo o 61NeRrw aonst tution and Wxtuent Condition of Lou isianaI al to the Democrat. aa, Oct. 7, 9 p. m.-'Tho Demo ie Convention was called to order at rildb &a9 the temporary chairman, Hon. On a of Col, Levy, of N Athitohhce, a, tteeof three was appointed to wait o i on drdeatItls and aesert5ia S e prepared to reports. After of ten minutes Cot. Levy retuned matlon that the committe ,n report at 5 o'olock, as4 until that hour. Altp xacans. S tion reassembled at 5:IO o'clook, In the chair. , from the cmmittss ea in favor of seating the t om the parish of ISt. pe I~o tavr of the Kernochan date. prah of Plaquemia a minority report was ab. * tatedl cne from the fLrst wit Of tthe omltteO reported unanimously I o l estint the delegates holding the tted ase of Johnt Doyle, from d ward, the committee found that aiined by the oommle.sunomr otatmed a clerical error; whereby vey lost 100 votes properly belonging to d ~at with these votes added to the tr. Davey was elected and should be athe tit ward of New Orleans a protest d been fled but long afterward withdrawn. t -e Wm.ilttee also reported that all the palsae were represented in the Convention ept ? l en;vlle and Cameron, o~eting seven Vetta andthat 98l would be required to nomn F ~. .rty of the commlttee reported In t r slnating the contesting del.gations :: n. tDernad and Plaquemines, on a half ~OL. Levy, of Natchlitohes, moved that the OeWs be taken up in the order in whloh they eO lamed by the committee on credentials, **d that the conteted delegates should not v'tsln their own cases. Adopted. MUsr . COaffrey and Brighta addressedr the C.onrvention for and against the minority re port in the contest ease of 8t. Ifrnard, after which the report was laid on the table and tIeMajority report adopted. ]i the contested case from Plaqucmines, . ohard argued In favor of the adop et n of the majority report, and Messrs. Oar tey.andBrent favored the minority report. The (oaltventlon deciaded to seat the Kerno chat(Wilts) delegation by a vote of 26.3 yeas Snays, by laying on the table a motion to adopt the minority report. A number of Wilts delegates voted against the motion to Stable the minority report, so that this was not strictly a test of the strength of Mr. 3)tNMAIN T ORcIANTZrATION, Dr. Robertson then nominateo Hou. F. 1'. i eh~e of St. James, as permanent chairman, w~isth prevailed by acclamation. Vt. Peake was escorted to the chair by a Se5ommitteer of live, and addressed the (on J r. Pohes, on taking thechailr, expressed his high gratfteoation at the honor conferred upon him, and said it was the more appreciated in salnah as this was the ablest and most rentative body that had perhaps ever a mabled In this state. He recog ttaied his aelection as a compli u~let "t 'the Democracy of that iof Louisiana, where there was noth i g.tskl e.gaiaed but honor by remaining in the party ibid. and where local sucoess was an imp naelblity, but where a solid Democrat es vote was always polled for the State ticket. He4',ed upon the members the necessity of harmony, and hoped their action would prove sJJaletaetory and vivify the party throughout the tate Mr. F. Armant was then elected permanent .ater1 r and the chatrman was authorized 'ob iý two assistant secretaries, and he bitib4~dt . H. Radon and J,. B. Beatte, of Or ( Conventoan then proceeded to select two feso presidents from each Congresslonal dis tV,*as tollows: Firat District-P. Malochee and Carleton 'imni of Orleans. Second District-J. Ad. Rosier and J. H. 3areshide, of Orleans. Third Distriet,. 8. Billi of Lafourche, acwlDa dhey of St. Mary. Naoth District--MJ.J. ounningham, or ,i:dhhe~randM.RyBan, of Rapideas. th Dlslatrict-H. R Lott, of West Carroll, uat I B. Todd, of Moerehouse. 8tath Distrast-E. T. Lewis, of St. Landry tmi D. J.Wedge, of East Fell.lana. Mn aMat of Hot .0arleton Hunt a commit. teofLteean on platform and resoluaons w ias s motion t of Pr. lobetergo of 8t. aadryr , the Uor svontion proceeded to make nomina- 1 tlone f or the olTice of Governor. Colt W. M. Levy, of atiholloche>., plaeed in r )mlinatlon the lon, Ljouos Alfred Wiltt, of Orleans. Itoud applause.I It was not ne JOes.ary to point to his spotless integrity, I dts high ability, his past servieos to the State and his untiring labors in the l)emooratlc party. Col. Levy reviewed the public ser vices of Mr. Wilts, and pointed out the va rious posittlons he had filled, always with honer. Ilander nor wclumniation could not find one soft spot in his armor. 1. desired to renew the nomination, and hoped it would minet the viewe of the large majority of the Jonvention. IApplause.] liHon, arleton Hunt rose to second the nomination. IHe traced Gov. Wiltz'a career step by step. He had ever been a friend of the education of the people [applause] and his connection with the public schools of the tcty was a monument to his ability as a direo tar of the education of the people and his r ge of their educational needs. Then e was found engaged in the work of rehabill tating the State as President of e Ooratitutional Convention, in which po.DsitiOt he made friends of bls former foes. ,The BSate at the present time required his flrm hand at the helm, as a brave man, an able man, and the honored leader of the youtng tDelnorsey of the State, Applause. I IBelieving that Gov. Wilts was the man for the place, he was esatliied that the (Conventiou would to-night name him the next Governor of Louisiana. (Loud applause.] .Inn. Don Caffrey, of St. Mary, plaed in nomination the name of (IGn. Fred N. Ogden. [ApplauejI Hlie reviewed the career of LGen. Ogden as a soldier, paying him high tribute In that character. When the war was at an end he retirte to prlvate life, to emerged again as the savior of the State. Again he Mttired to private life. He had nothing to say aigtnst those who sought honors of the people, but he did object to those who thrust themselves tipon them. Glen. Ogden was sought by the people; his simple nameo was sunlinent to Oharm thne and evoke their heartlest enthtl slasm. He asked the Convention to Oenter the nomination upon thies simple gentleman and chivalric hero. hApplause.I Mr. Campbell, of Orleans, seconded the nomination o Glen. Ogden, and paid an earn oat tribute to his character as a soldier add a citizen. No other nominations being made, the Conk Veation proceaeded to ballot, with the follow lhg resnlt: 90* Wi tT.. As.umption ...- 41 Otleanr, i Avoyalles...... ... Thirtetenth ward 1 osaer ............. a' urta"nth ward 1 addo......... .... Fteenth ward.. 1 aI lalseu.n ........ 2 vnteenth w'd 4'd CAldwoll. ...... .... Ounhita ........ aI 2 tie ..... . ... . 4 a vga le .es .. 4 let Baton iRoge Re River......... bra ............ lioha dd.... 4 ,a ott2 ..... .... S abines ....... . . asfurche.... t . . it 't. Bernard.. . 2 ool............ 1 St. Ctarle ........ 1 hattnton. ...... . 1 t.J en ... ... . ladiseon ... .... 1 ht. Joan Daptist. 4 orehoutt~ ......... a t. t ndry..... 17 Natebttoehes.... .12 St. Martin......... Oraans-- 8t. Mary........... .% First ward ....... 10) St.. Tammany..... 4 tecond ward... 1o T ns ............. 14 Fourtth wtrd... . 7 Terrebonn!....... 7 Fith ward ..... .. o nion.............. Slxth ward...... 7 Vernon ............ S.enuth werdt.... t Washington. ... 1 E'ghth ward.... 7 Webster ......... 4 Niot.h ward...... t0 Winn ........... : Tenth ward......It Tweltth ward ... 1 Total ..........274. Yost cacDiN. Aension ......... Natohitoehcs . 2 A.enrnption ...... Or Ulans- (lale' iont ........ K Third Ward..... 17 U tIIIoula ......... 5 T'nth Wardl... 1 (1l~niborne.... . . a El .'vnth 1VWard. it Cmollndla..... ... I Tw.a~fth Ward ..... 4 EIst nlato louge. ao Thirteenth Wasrd. a WVst lnton, ltoua, 2 Fittaenth Ward. East (~rroll..... I Sixteenth Ward .. 1 West Jar roll .. ... 2 Onaohita ...... 1a WesVt Folilrilrt.... Ptointcr Uopon .... 1 Franklin ......... Rapti de r ..- .... 5 ctrant ........... .. :1 Ri]nteh nd .. Iberta . .... . .. . : . St.1 el n ......... Iborvllo 5..... BSt. Landtdy... 2 Ja.'kson ........ 2 t. Martin .. .... 2 JoeftPl. n ........ 4 St. Mary........... 3Lt Lafourhe .... .... :t 'anglvaboa .... l Linoln ....... .. Union ............ 6 Llvinaaton.. . 3 Vermilion....... MIadlson ........ 1 Washington ..... Morýnhouee........ 1 Total ..................................1723 East Fellciana casts its nine votes for Hon. T. B. Lyons. The chairman announced that Hon. L. A., Wilts having received a majority of all the votes cast, was the nominee of the Demo cratic Darty for next Governor. The announcement was received with tre mendous cheers. Mr. MoEnery, of Ouaohita, moved to make the nomination of Gov. Wilts unanimous, which motion prevailed. A committee of five, consisting of Messrs. Robertson, Levy, Oaffrey, McEnery and Collins, was appointed to wait upon Gov. Wilts and Gen. Ogden and invite them to take seats on the rostrum. The chair announced as the committee on platform and resolutions, Messrs. Carleton Hunt, Albert Voorhies, Aug. Reichard, Laza rue, Allen Thomas, A. D. Battle, S. D. Mc Enery, H. P. Wells, J. M. Thompson, A. D. Laforgue, H. M. Favrot, D. V. Reeves and Dola Caffrey. The committee appointed to wait upon Messrs. Wilts and Ogden appeared with these gentlemen arm In arm. Their appearance to gether upon the stage was the occasion for load and continued applause, the delegates rising to their feet and making the building shake with their expressions of enthusiasm, which were renewed again and again. When President Poche introduced to the Convention the next Governor of Louisiana, ron. Louis A. Wiltz, and the soldier and hero, Gen. Fred N. Ogden, Gov. Wilts ad dressed the Convention as follows: Fellow~citizens of the Democratic Party--I accept the nomination to be Governor of hou islina with profound acknowledgment for the manifestation of oonlidence extended to me In conferring it on me. It happens, for the frst time in the historyof the party in this State, that its cholce for the office of Chief Magistrate has fallen upon a citizen of its chief city. The conesideration of this fact enhances, if that were possible, the sense I must entertain of the great honor doe me. It is not my purpose to dispute the right to select nittlaes for the Paty fr m wh.t ever place within the borders of the State. Party stre h and harmony are to be pre f to mere section al cl~ad fitnes r public plate ant merit ar te true ta Dft~k** Paw h*' ktithe beet Interests of the eutire people, without re gard to mere locality. In Louisiana it is a Just source of grat ulatlon that the Denuoo racy can refer to renillmers of its orfaultatlion all ovwr the State, in the glades of ((mrroli, on thi tshore of the lakes of Otaddo, etseath the groves of St. Tsummrany on the plains of the AttakpaU, among the bille of the North, on the wooded baniks of the Ouachita and Atuha fa.erya, in the fertile valley of the RIed river on the farms of the Southeast, on the banks tft the li MAistls ptp and on the coast of the rest less Gulf, everywhere, are to be found fellow clitljenm of our conmInon poliltial association; omen of courage charuacter, patriotlsm and talents worthy of the highest dignity of the State. Fullysennethle, therefore, of the sltuatlon in which I stand, It would be highly unmbe corning in me to assumetli that personal elon slderatlons only have induced the choice you have maile or me as a candidate for Governor, Known by mny share In the public history of the State and time as a fried of good gov ernment, as the promoter of luternal lmlprove' ments, an advocate for the education of all, as a firm believer in popular rights, and the au thority of the booy of the people to control the policy and destinies of the Staot, having con~tautly insisted upon the duty of obedience to civil rule, to law and to order, the subordination of milt. tary authority within its true bounds, and the preservation of the rglhts of the States with in the limits appointe by the constitution of the United States, I can have little, if any, doubt that the present choice of the .onven tion, coming, as It does, with the force of so large and flattering a vote, and from tue first representative men of the State, is desIgnedl to express approval for my past adherence to the principles to which I have referred and ooufldencc that I will persist in Imy devotion to them in tile future. It being my judg ment that parties are necessary to free gov ernmenta, and that the best results are apt to follow from the collisions to which party contests give rise, it may not be out of place rfor mle to say that it ti my belief that t;ie suffering fortunes of Lnutslana are likely to be restored by a return to the cheap, hot e't andi slmple manner of government which 18 connected if not idontltied with the fathers of l)emouracy, and that, I trust, practical benefits may be derived by borrowing con stantly from the exa.nplts set by their ex perlence, wisdom and pat riot inm; and that it will be the effort of the admlulistratlion to whllch your favor will have been chiefly In strumental in calliog me, to show how nluctl good, hnW much progress, how perfect all admlnistration of purlleo justice toward all men, and what entire security to life, liberty and property everywhere throughout the State can be effected by Democratic govern ment. The present in an auspicious period. It is deetined to be an epoch Ili the history of Lou Islana. A new constitlutton Is about to be, adopted, and the blessings of well-regulatod liberty will be rptidly diffused amtuong the people. The Clonstitutional oonventoun was composee of true and able meln. There have Pot been better men ever assembled for a sim iar purpose in the State. A constitution was Irneared, the spirit of which itoks always to th best intetrets of Loulsiana. It. Is difllolt to do justice to the labors of tlie Convetition. y were conscientlous, diligent and pro* trtleted. Every articie of the conititu ti andti every paragraph, I ought to say every sentence, every line, was exrmlained, discussed and woilgh~u all uitlted in an effort for the good of all, and contelmporaneous history was ranAacked for just lttulh precedents and safeguards. The result achIeved Is, I believe, the best organic instriument of government which has been preseahd to the people of any State for ratt ilcatidm Publlc approval has already made itself isanifest in favor of It, and it is soon to go into active operatilon. Tte duty natlrally devolves upon us, as faithftul representatives of the people, td aide ad assist the pop ular determination to ,drove before tile world, by securing for the constitution a vast preponderance of votes, that it is really the people of Loutelana who pronounce for a govurnment of their own choice, and who assert, with settledt and patriotic pur pose natural to a proud and free comtnon wealth, the right to disown and discard for ever and consign to oblivion the so-called constitution of 18118 as a relic of past dlisorder, wrong and military oppression. When the constitution will have boun adopted, it will naturally become our duty to put t, into sue ceseful, practical operation. It, will be neces Uary to adapt the statutory law of the State to the great changes which will have been effTetted; to pass new laws upon the various subjects Indicated in the eonstitution, and to mnutaluln and advance tihe gnoeral reforms which the Instrument doelgned to set on foot. Certainly this will be aI great work, worthy of most devoted labors. It is scarcely necessary, however, for me to add that it cannot prosper unless faithful and capable men are brought forward, and assume the cares of legislative, magisterial and judicial position. Never before has the State made a more urgent demand. Let it be our duty to see that it is answered. Lo have called out suitable candidates before the poo ple to have the legislature paid properly and to seat upon the bench those who are learned and wise enough to interpret, and at the same time sulloclentlv brave to enforce the law. lb a word, let us put trust in those only who are really patriots, and see to it that our model constitution ls administered by a government itself a model. I postpone for such occaelon as may appear suitable, and such as will be proper to the grave re sponsibilities which seem to await me, as the prIncipal chosen representative of the pollti cal party, posseseslug an unbtounded majority of the voters, furtther expression relating to publio affairse. Born in LouIslana and desoonded from pa rents themselves natives, I am identified with the whole people by every interestof my ex istenace. I have spent within this State the years of my youth and manhood, and con tracted here all the ties which are most en dearing to man. HaVing engaged actively in publiq life, I have applied myself to thie study of tile publlo men of the times, the resources and pranects, the embarrassments, the difficulties and dangers which surround the 8tatrs. I have pondered the great prob lems, tihe solution of which will devolve upon the administration which, according to every probabiltty, it will become my duty to direct, and have determined to meet them with sin glenese of purpose and to call to my assist aces the good and pure. Conscious of the rectitude of my intentions I and filled with devoted attachment to'Louel ana, I invoke, at the outset, the favorable con sideratlons of my fellow-citmzens of every condition, at home and throughout our com mon country. This speech was frequently applauded by the members of the Convention, and received I with great enthusiasm. i Gen. Ogden responded to loud calls, and spoke as follows: GEN. OGDEN'S ADDRESS. Mr. President and Fellow-citizen-I appre elate the honor you have done me in inviting me before your body. To those friends whose unsought and unsolicited' devotion to me has rallied them to my support, I tender thanks that can find no adequate expression. This devotion I shall cherish as among the sweet est memories of my life. I congratulate you upon the selection of the standard-bearer of you choice, Hon. Louis A. Wilts. [Cheers.] I trust that under his leadership the grand Democratic column will close up and press on to victory. If in the fierce war for per sonal favorltes any asperites have been en aendered and any bitterness aroused, let them be banished from every heart; let unity abound and harmony prevail. Thus will we best serve the State for which we fought in war, in which our peaceful lots are ass anid where our ashes must rest with those of our fathes. [Loud applause.] Sen'atr B. F. Jonas was caned uapo, adb Io d in strong and sph congratulating the Convention upon the choice it had made, and making an eloquent allusion ti the nominee, his tried Demnocracy, and his labors for the party during the pent eleven years. Gern Ogden, he insisted, should feel none of the stings of defeat, lie was really not a candidate, and had so announced, The day would come when the State would reward him for his services. loe nppealed for harmony in the party. If New York was lost to the l)emocracy this fall, it would be because of the bolt of Tam many. lie urged that thisl bad example should not be followed in Louisiana, where we would have a strong foe to contend with, either in the guise of an Independent or (nre +nbak party, composed mainly of the old liepublican party. Mr. Jonas closed by a re view of national politics, and paid a hand some compliment to the Northern Democrats for their firm friendship to the South, and their brave battle for free elections and the constitution. lion. E. John Ellis was the next speaker. He alluded to his devotion to (Gen. Ogden's Interests, and said he had no regrets to offer for it. lie should, now that the nomination was made, show equal devotion to the nomi nec, (Go. Wiltz. IHe did not believe the cam paigu would be a walk-over. The lepublican party would rise up under the magic of Grant's name. To be suecessful the Demo cratic party must close up the ranks; unity and harmony must prevali and the standard of the party be borne forward to victory. He then sketched briefly the-results of the extra sessieon of Congress., Gen. Iandall L. Gibson followed. He also congratulated the Convention upon its selec tion. lie then alluded to the services of Gen. Ogdenbnrd hits iuen in the early part of 1877, and said it was their firm attitude and knowl edge that they would flght to maintain what they had gained that caused President Grant to refuse to recognized Packard. One name had net been mentioned in the Convention that was entitled to the greatest praise for his patriotlim, firmness and the skill with which the dollosto relations of the State to the general government had been managed at that tlmi. He alluded to that maimed hero, Francis T. Nicholls. [Applause.] History would do him justice and write his name among the foremost sons of the State. den. Gibson then warmly, complimented Goy. Wilt, and sa(I he was the very man for the pre.ent time; that he had no equal in the State, and that his administration would be so ably condcteod that it would rebuild the proeporty of Louislana and secure to every citizen the blessings of civil and political liberty. (Appliuseo. Upon the concluelon of Gen. Gibson's re marks, the Convention adjourned until to morrow at 10 o'clock, P. THE INDIANS. Belief that Payne's Command Still Exists oFew Indians in the Neighborhood of Fortification OreAk. RAWLINS, Wy., Oct. 7.--A letter received from Lieut. Price, at Fortllication Creek, dated the thirni instant, says: "We have seen no Indians in this viltnity. With my twenty-niue men I can stand off three hun dtred Indians. A company of the Ninth CJavalry, Ilfty strong, reached Payne yester day, the second instajnt." From the above, which i entirely relIable, there 1i probably no doubt but that Payne's command still exists. This news created a great deal of rejolelng, The letter was written by Lieut. Price to his wife. TITE ITNDTAN OARET IN COLOIRAD)O. CrHI(AGO, Oct. 7.--A Denver spectal says: The Indian scare prevails throughout Colo rado. Though no easualltles have been ro ported since Thornburgh's fight Gov. i'ltkin appreals to (Gen. Pope for ammunition. Lead vlyle dispatches report that the Indians are driving miners in within thirty milt, of that place. The Governor has ordered picked riflemen sent to defend the settlers. There are no government troops at Denver. Gen. Pope telegraphs that he will cover the coun try with troops within twenty-four hours. The movements of the Indians are unknown. It is generally believed that the worst is over. NO CoURItrIE FROM PAYNRE'S COMMAND. RAWltNS, Wy., Oct. 7.-No courier from Payne's command had arrived up to I a. m. PAYNE TIIOU(tYIT TO HAVE N ELD HIS rOSI TION. WASHINOTON, Oct. 7.-Advices to the War Department indicate that Payne has probably been able to hold his position, and that Dodge and Merritt both joined him on Saturday. It is thought something will be heard direct from Payne to-morrow or next day. FOREI(N FL.LSHIES. LONDON, Oct. 7.-It is stated that the tem porary occupation of Afghanistan was de cided on at the Cabinet council yesterday. Sir Anthony Cleasby, baron of the court of exchequer, is dead. Gen. Roberts was expected to be before Ca bul Monday morning. PAnis, Oct. 7.-Ten thousand house carpen ters have resolved to strike. The Consequence of IndOrsing for $I, 700,000. FALL BIvER. Oct. 7.-Thomas J. Borden and Richard B. Borden are on the eve of making assignments. The liabilities. by the Indorse. ment of Thomas J. Borden on the paper of the insolvent American Print Works, are very large. Richard B. Borden was a large indorser on caper of other corporations. The personal liabilities rf the former are $800,000, his in dorsemonts $1S700,000, and untiedged assets about $40.000 Itlobard Borden's personal lia flitles are about $2oo.0o00. indorsements $.000,o. (oo, and unpledged assets $80,000. Movements of Ocean Vessels. NEW Yoax. Oct. 7.-Arrived: Steamer Gulf Stream from Charleston, schooner Addle Henry from Newbern. Arrived out: State of Georgia. ABERDEEN, Oct 7.--Arrived, October 5: Bark San Lorenz from Bull River. Lvssla Poicalo, Oct. 7 -Arrived. September 28: Brig ifterre from Pascagoula. BBIIAnMPOOR, Oct. 7.--The British ship Phil osopher, from Calcutta for Boston, has been wrecked: only part of the crew were saved. It is possible a portion of the cargo may be re covered. An Old Man Drowns Himaelf. FREDEaI.ssCao, Va.. Oct. 7.-Wm. F. Thomp son, of King George county, eighty one years old drowned himself here in the Paapahan nock river, while under a fit of temporary in sanity. Docket for Repairs. LTX~rPooL. Oct. 7.-The British bark Gulf, for the port of Galveston, which returned leaky, has been doced for repai a withoat dilehsarg Ing her cargo. T.ner at Chicaso. Cmxcaco, Oct. 7.-The Assistant Postmaster tGeneral has arrived here. Death of an Aast. N*wYOUi.0eat-Willam Wi*llLthatte. POLITICS. Meeting of the Massachusetts Dem ocratic Convention. John Quincy Adams Nominated for Governor--A Rousing Demooratic Platform Adopted. BoAroN, Oct. 0.-In the Massachusetts Democratic Convention Hon. Wm. Plunkett will probably be offered second place, with Davld N.Sklllingsas the nominee for Treasur er and possibly (iGen. M. T. Donahoe for Seore tary of State. The resolutions will strongly I advocate hard money. There was some disaffectlon among the younger members of the committee, who thought that nominations should be thrown Into the convention. About seventy of these members left the room and reorganized else where, but their deliberations are without re I sult. BostoN, Oct. 7.-- The State Convention called by the regular Democratic State Central Committee met at Faneuil ailt to-day, Delegates were admitted by tickets which they had to procure in advance from the State Central Committee, and surrender to apollceman stationed at the entrance. Rettub-n Noble, of Weetteld, called the con I venton to order. He congratulated the dele gates that the party had met in Faneuil Hall; that the party was not dead, and proposed to make itself felt throughout the State and the nation. On motion of Chss. Levy, of Woodbury, Leverett Saltonstall was elected temporary chairman. Mr. tSaltonetall was introduced and took the chair, and was greeted with three cheers. He thanked the convention for the honor. He doubted If history could show a more glaring outrage than was erpetrated t by the Republican art u 1877. Let Repub. tlcane may what they please of Instanoes of wrong-dolng by the emnoorats, nothing could atone for the foisting of a presideinto ofloe against a clear majority of three hundred r thousand by the people. The dlesitons of courts and the anote of the Legislature had tbeen set aside. The great wrong could never be forgotten. lHe wished he could t blot from his memory the scenes he had witnessed in Florlde--the army bivouac, and false ffildavits collected to perpet uate this great wr(ong; the perpetrators of which outrage were rewarded with the offices by the President. Mr. Saltonstail discussed the legislation and events leading to the Wil mot proviso, and then passed to State Issues. John Qutinc Adams was then nominated for Governor by acclamation. Hon. Charles Levy submitted the following resolutions: The Democrats of Massachusetts, in con vention assembled, reaffirm the national 1 platform of 187 as an authoritative exposi tion of the prinoiples of our party, and con - gratulate our political brethren of the whole country that their principles were indorsed in the national canvass by the suffrages of a decided majority of the American people and the electoral college We denounce upon the guilty Republican party stern retribution for the great publito crime by which the people were defrauded of their right to be governed by a ruler of their choice, and by which the elective ptinclple was wounded in its most vital part. We ffinrm that theibry ofthe individual Is the best protected by the constitutional di vision of the power of the government be. tween its State and Federal officials, and we favor a strict construction of constitutional grants, which shall prevent encroachments by either State or Federal legislation on the rights granted to the other or on those which are reserved to the people inudividually or col lectively, to the end that we may remain a free and soveriegn p eople. The whole spirit of the declaration of ttndependence, as well as the letter that "all men are equally entitled to the enjoyment of lie, liberty and the pur suit of happiness," points to the right of suf frage as the onlydneans by which this equal Ity of liberty and enjoymentof constitutional law can be enjoyed together by them. And we denounce restrictions and aDrldgment of the right of suffrage by the Legislature of Massachusetts as dangerous to the liberty and subversent of the supremacy of justice and reason in affairs of State. We demand that the exercise of the right of suffrage should be encouraged, and the registry laws so framed that the largest posstble portion of the community may be brought under the eiloatingo influences of a partclpation in public affairs and a voice in the making of the' laws by which they sre to be governed, and we believe the present registry laws are framed more for the object of disfranchising citizens than for protecting the purity of the balloet-box. We believe that thorough reform In the laws regulating the levy of taxes is absolute ly necessary. We favor measures which will tend to the elevation of labor and improvement of the condition of laboring men, and we oppose all legislation as to labor which tends to make labor dishonorable, or gives social or political preference to any class In society over others. We desire to promote free thought, free speech, free education and free and equal rights of every man to the protection and en joyment of his own religion. We believe in the prosperity arising from industry and economy, and we denounce the grant of excluselve privileges to any body of men,the extravagance of the present adminis tration and the laying of the burdens on one class of men for the benefit of another class, or from which others are exempted. We oppose in future the borrowing money by States, cities or towns, so that an end may be put to the system which anticipates the labor of coming ages, and appropriates the fruits of it In advance, which oins the in dustry of future generations into cash, and snatches an inheritance from children yet unborn. We believe there are too many com missions in this State and too little executive and legfislative control over them; too many sumptuary laws, too much special legisla tion, too many oMolals, too much legislative effort to restrict liberty, and invest new crimes and misdemeanors, and too many ob solete laws kepet on the statute books~, and we arraign the Republican party in all Its cliques that itsleglslation In this State is adverse to the progressive spirit of civil liber ty, and tends to the degradlng of the citizen and to the creation of an official aristocracy, with long tenure of office, and without re sponsibiity to the people. Our thanks are due to the Democrats in Congress for their efforts to enforce economy in public expendi turee; to abolish useless oflcesand to correct manifold abuses in publio affairs, not the least of which a-re the exclusion of intelligent citizens from the jury box, and the levyig and maintalnin of an army of official hlr alvsn around p for partissa purpoees. We bei in self government by the peo pie, and desire that ois shall be free tifrom the interference of Federal bayonets, directed by the intrigue of a Federal partisan execu tive... .- . .. .. We believe the purity of the ballot-box can be better preerved through State authority than by Federal interference. We protest against laws which authorize the arrest of citizens at the polls without warrant or hearing, and tt suppression of their votes by mprlonlng teitr until after the election, as upturning. t da tid of .free government, and wee all on Con to aid the leOand rescue the freedom of ns, unfettired dby Republian clamor Mis euorai pathas alwaseaied 'e go ntto a ka tender for the payment of debtsteeept~ and silver. We aftfrm the cbilgationhl p and private contracts, and demand tlat lic money ought to be kept in the treatu the United States, free from control or usetb speculators or favored bankers. We rejoice with the country tin thatie and renewed prosperity that attn agrtcultural and manufacturin prod but we de1recate that tRepubiican whicb having destroyed our shlp.b i piad the carrytlg trade of the rodu our soil In the ointrol of foreign flagsi af 0* most banisbed our flag from the seas, limper tiled the pursuit of the flsheries amo0ten hardy population, and has rewrd Gret Britain with soils she never couli iVedsi quered and abandoned the trident the $u6 to her hands, Duty to Democratic principles4 ty iteil lowship of the Democracy of the IolO our own faith in the integrit c of Democratic men to adaiiniS t"1 and national governments in the i peace~, uniton, lberty and pro re that the candidates of thfi ove, e represent Democratic pnckilea " t cinduct of both natioal and ltat that well-meaning men may ~ ive thlir where Democratic men and moeasitu 8 the way. We regard the civil damage bill p a the Republican Legsliature as as oato the constitution of the United ate l t lug the supremacy of the laws Ina suanee thereof, and as an encou. perjury and blacklmaU.ng in te .st a we record our protest sea t that etrikes at one blow gn th support at the Christian altar; the tion of physicians for the tour of t'e and the free will of liberty, and compela t landlord to be a politiclan over 1his and aub.leees, and makes the free Massachusetts slaves to the landlod rob their house. of the privacy of houses, as a crime against theQii tlta liberty and reli.ion, Inflicted by the iS b can party of this State on its abused people, and which that party now deliberate pro pose to erpetuate. No que tion dono i the ~widom of abstinene, the oprp.at moderation or the sin of druto.n is volved in the detestation which every man ought to feel at the conteaptO regard of personal and relilgioti that breaks out th ts land. The presidential election in 1816 and subsequent election of a Demorati4 a jority in each house In Congress demon the ascendenoy of Demooratt plri We remind every Detnoorst that by i heart and hands ln suppt of a aolar ganiaton, the tri o these prif and andidate tni 18 will be san we affirm that Democrats who separate the regular .oranlt tion n order the election of th oaothe 1epublioan I dates for Governor re pursuin a oure evil exithple to the reguflar Democrae thrughout te imperiling the vital inter ets cratic brotherhood of the Untnion We call upon every true aand crat of Masaoahsettb to qe h his faith, and stand up and be oranzation witt those who to that rule of ru, les, to seat a ident d ih the eta bto party p e folvd, That in the no vantion for Governor S n. b Adams we recognize the eta patilotsem ability and devotion to o prinatolees make him a Worth bearer of the party, and we mend him an~ h4I uaesolOts o ticfket to they ctoraaspMassb D` The ticket was then comic as Lieutenant Governor- . l tt IPltte~field. Pecretary of StatGe-tS. M. T. Somerville. fIroasurer-Davld . Skilllings, of W ter. For Auditor-Wm. i. Field of Gree Attorney General-Rtchard bOlney, of TWI STAI'S D1UIT spflO)I IN VIhG1NZA4# 9011 DP15 '"If AT 3I(S5OND, Pmnesun.k, Oct. -A joint discusio- e the State debt question tookv e top t Hlickeford between Hlon.Johný'( G0 of Norfolk, and R. W. Arnold (Read Sussex county, before an immense rowr great was the Interest felt 10 the that a great number of people from and the countles of Greenville, Huse. t ampton, Luncnburg and Dinwiddlie attendance. Both speakers strength of the crowd, and a m the settlement of the debt on -' -+ **-·-·- - - ,a I - The New Oases and Deathe-The Trim of Injunction Against the State Board of Health. MxMPrn , Oct. 7, Noo.--No new ported to the board of he ,tlz. report four*Intermeste Gane Khoblhepp and John yo The weather a wrm a d t W.H.D. WendeUlo a citizen, in charge of Hil store, was stricken with ifevr I Notice has been served on , Jr., and his counsel, to the efftthat tion would be made for the d t.ti injunction granted by way against the State oard of morrow morning, before u T. dridge, who will come into the for the purpose of heating the 2 p.m.-nly two eases were the board of health to-day, both deaths have occurred since noon. nurses were sentontby the those euaplied we: Jame MBr Whiteteet W. H. Dwoodel and Watkins. The last named i a o R. Watkin who resides near tm , Doctors Ess and Wine l to lit s~cial train to n as of fever that dev t at pot, twenty milese st Louisville Rilraol . Th threatening. W. F. the stationer, was etrickelith . fever noon. -«, . A Slek shi.ag r NA.IrIx Oct. 7.-The cwga ark laden with torpentine , mingon for ilver ooi. hasr having left wilm nton 1. day one man was taken vet five others were taken ý no and se took more southery that the men would recover it He d assed two vssee 6hoisted aa but both kept on their Oouorsed notice of the bark. The seven a en ate the hospital. Deilesa . .r the spspree t sWet a vanla on the Vi5sttWr e 1t mMesss. Prv asa, O c .-An imuo ,--a irt the Linpreme Ourt. bearmin on r this city, was rea. therto-da i ofophnion, ad soe is county is liable. Th oDpIno Justice Saxon, and coversV i of sall jesast hose prty w mobt . the rails--mt besth Ooal .ones the orro o i prce byte trkes start to rr c Ana