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_ . . _ State Convention of the Massachusetts Radical Party. Speeches by General Bqtlcr and Ex-Governor P'outwcll. X . J Nomination of Candidates for State Officers and Presidential Electors. Interesting History of an Ambitious but IJiisnccessftil Politician. Worcester, Mass., Sept. 0, 1808. The radical party of Massachusetts is greatly exercised about coming events, u the great number of delegates gathered In the state Convention in this oKy to-day is any indication. It was probably the rxt rtinriiahiifntlrAvj nf thia tlnminttnf Jtti fttat v* *Vt?*v-vMvWv?,v? w -? party of the State ever assembled within its borders; but the chief reason In explanation of this fact is that there waB anticipated a sliarp struggle for the candidate for Governor between the rival friends of William Claflin, of Newton (present Lieutenant Governor), and Dr. George B. Lorlng, of Salem. There v/as also some feeling of preference for the candidate for the second place on the ticket, many delegates favoring Colonel Joseph Tucker, of Lenox, and others Whiting Gristvold, of Greenfield, and Ensign II. Kellogg, of Pittaiiold. On account of these ditiercnces among tiie delegates there was a sort of Informal caucus held last evcuing for the purpose of effecting a reconciliation if possible, and at that gathering it was indicated pretty clearly that the ticket of the day would be Clailiu aud Tucker. Sl'EECII OF GENERAL BUTLER. The most noticeable feature, however, of this preliminary caucus was a speech by Benjamin F. Butler, of Gloucester, formerly a major general of volunteers In the United States Army, now a major general of the Mossacnusetts tnilitla, a member of Congress from the Fifth district, and a fow days since returned from a government fish commission visit to Prince Edward Island. Ho was loudly oheered when he came into the hall, and after returning some thanks for the kindly notice of his presence be went on to say that the contest began in 1661 with the bullets of the enemy is now continued, and to be closed, he hoped, in this campaign by the ballot. In 1860, under every form of constitutional law the voice of the majority of the people, expressed In the only mauner in which the regulated voice of freemen can be expressed, was given to Abraham Lincoln. (Applause.) It was the duty then of every good and true man to bow to the will of the people. But those who had risen to power under the black flag of slavery for so many years refused to yield to that voice, and raised the flag of war. Then it became the duty of every American freeman who loved his country to range himself by the side of the country and light the battle to the bitter end. The first enemy that met the North was slavery, which had been the cause of the war. That was swept away by the Immortal proclamation of Lincoln. (Applause.) The rebellion was conquered, and the Southerners at the hour of their surrender were ready to yield everything to the might of the government of the United States. Unfortunately compromising .principle In 1864, for the sake of expediency and conciliating tho border States, a border State man was taken as Vice President of tne United States. That unfortunate mistake Introduced a new element luto ttie politics of the United States?assassination?which In the Old World had changed dynasties and destroyed States. The bullet of Booth changed the government of t'lls country, and Andrew Johnson took the place of the lamented Lincoln. The power went Into his hands and he became a subservient tool of other men. He undertook to set aside the Just powers of Congress, and there was seen tho spectacle of Congress upon the orfB side giving laws to tho republic and the Executive upon the other side insisting that those laws should not be executed until anarchy reigned at the * South and no Union man's life was safe there. The lstue now is precisely the same which was fought over In the war, and nnder the same leaders; the vavv Yiion that worA mAt In tlia flnlil thn Pnrroafa an^ the Lees?are at this hour the leaders of the democratic party. General Butler then referred to the recent letter of General Lee, and said that he had told the North In that letter that the men who fought the Union battles and were faithful amoug the faithless can never nave any political rights in the South. He will make, he says, an arrangement with , the negroes which will be mutually beneficial, hut not an arrangement by which they will hare their rights, It ft to be slavery, m fact; for any great community that have no political rights are slaves; for who is free who has not the right and the power to enforce his freedomT (Applause.) They are fighting under the same leaders, but not under the Barne dag. Now they hoist the Stars and Stripes; but it Is easily remembered that, seven years ago, when the war opened, the Southern leaders comJ darned that they bad made a great mistake In allowng the North the prestige of the old flag. Now they propose to fight the battle under our flog. They nave simply laid down the Stars and Bam and taken up the Stars and Stripes?not with any love for Its k glory, and not with any appreciation or the heroism which It represents?but they use It as they would "steal the livery of Heaven to serve the Devil In." (Laughter and loud applause.) With such issues before the republican parly of Massachusetts, General Sutler felt that all minor questions should be laid aside. With General B'.alr ho believed they shoukl regard only questions of reconstruction, because upon their issue depended the question of peace or war. Unless the constitutional amendment is ratified by all the Btutes necessary, the payment of our national debt Is not made a sure thing, and the chances for the payment or the rebel debt look up. The party should not be divided upon the question of the manner of the pavment of the paid was assured. The democracy, it is true, are national debt until the fact that It wouHl sometime be , c trrving on the campaign upon entirely different 1 ideas, inasmuch as It Is their policy to keep the people lgnoraut of the true Issues of the contest. In regard to their candidate for Governor iu this hute, he simply wished to say that bis main recommendation for the noinlnat ion was In the fact that he once belonged to the republican party. (Laughter.) It was not to be forgotten, however. that ouiy throe years ago, In the Legislature of Massachusetts as a ropubllciiu, the same gentleman warned his party against receiving democrats Into their ranks, because they might not always bo faithful. (Laughter.) Upon this point General Butler said:?"If you are going to Choose a man for any position take one who has become a republican from convlctiou." (Applause.) Men change their habits ireunently, but rarely their Convictions. (Applause.) n tnis connection General Butler referred w Judge Abbott, complimenting his legal ability, but saying that he thought ai>out as much of his political sagacity as he did wbon, In 184*. he was a free sollcr. Instead of discussing the great Issues of the uay judge Abbott had been telling his democratic ft tends how many penknives each member of Congress has. no hat nothing to say of Forrest, nor anything abonl the victorious Grant and the t nieq artnles. (Applause.) Not a word was to be heard fcbout jasttde to the men who fought our battles, or about tho soundness of our national debt. Hufh (hlhgs, General Butler said, snowed the utter panel# or argumont upon their side. He would not obmpaie the number of penknives of each Congressman now with that of good old democratic times, but he could Show th<m that the republican Congress had reduced the estimate or gOveramctu expense eighty million dollars below what had wen stated l>y toe Secretary of the Trca miry, who baa recently declared hlmAelf in favor of Seymour and Blair. Tliie same tkmgress had Also taken from the luanufftotnrlng lntefosu of the country *a< of |4fl,00o,ooo. and to onto penknife of extravagance mentioned by Judge Abbott he could how a million dollar* retrenchment. In conclusion General UOUer spoke of the gaae of the dountrv being llxed njpon Massachusetts, and of the grand work which the republican Party has done in the past for this ortiiutry and the world, and of the glorious destiny wldch awalia It. Butler was, Of course, loudly cheered, ns were also the speeches mode during the evening by Messrs. * llarvey Jewell, of Boston; On hard 1L Dana, of Cambri Ige, and others- The meeting separated amid grent enthusiasm, and the delegates, snob of theia as could And beds, retired for the night with the bell'*f that with the coming morrow the Convention w juld pass along smoothly and harmoniously. How w -II founded their eXpect atlona were In this respert m iy bo inferred (rota the subjoined record of the day's proceedings. TEMPORARY AMD rA***WWT OlOANIZATtOJV. Mr. J. M. P. WtUlams, of Cambridge, as chairman of (be State Central Committee, called the Convention to order and inade a brier speech, eulogising Orant and the republican party ae the loyal army of the republic, and denouncing Seymour and his supporters as the champions of foe principles fought for by General Lee and the Coo ( derate army, lie, 0f course, predicted that Orant wotld trintunh tn the coming contest, as he did In thd> one of a few years since. After Mr. ffilUMm had ffuMM a temporary organization wse effltcted by choice of w. w. Rice, Of Worcester, for temporary chalrtnfin, and William 8. Robinson, of Maiden, lor temporary secretory. Some uhtmporrant routine business woJ here transActed, arter which a peimanent organisation was made hv choice of George s. Itoutwnl, OyWruton, for piWdont, toxetuer with nearly a Uundf#d vice president* ami c !io?f of secretaries. speech elf boctwbtu , The name r>r m.-. voutu v was revived wftn'mwrh AOlfius;#sm .p. delegates, a* pas also Ins preeeute 1 YORE ? . > "? upon the plft^orfh, and when quiet ?;Ui been re- I stored gave Utterance to tits fclioftimr _ ' bStlkmBn of rifi cO^SirnoN?v.V are assembled as representatlvff or the republican party of Massachusetts to select suitable persons for tlie several offlc-'j of the btate ?iJfc to declare the opinions < , the people of tlfis Commonwealth upon the u-^ve issues lpVolved lh tJie pendlug Presidential '.ection. In our principles we are unchanged, and the Issues before the country are the sauie, substantially, tfs the Issues of 1804. \\ hat Massachusetts has been s/ae Is, and what she is she will continue to be. bite, opposos every form of slavery, she asserts the political equality of all men and she uiaiutains the Constitutional authority and duty of the natlounl government to preserve the public liberties, bite repudiates the theory that a State In which slavery exists uia.y be termed properly a free State, and she denouuees the claim now set up by the remnant of the slaveholdlng aristocracy of the country that the white race have an exclusive right to govern even In those communities where they aro a mere minority. We do not expect to pacify tho country by yielding to the unjust demands of those who Involved it m civil war, nor do we count as the best friends of the government those who have labored for its destruction. For the purposes of government we prefer the black man who has ever been loyal to the white man who has always been illsloyal.. In the South a vast majority of the .white men are rebels, and an equally large majority of the black nieu are patriots. Patriotism Is the strength and tho security of tree States. All wise builders accept the aid of those who are in favor of the government, and they canvass and question, and if necessary reject those who are against the government. We have no sympathy with the doctrines uud prejudices which originate and loster distinctions on account, ol race or color, but we usscrt that the rebels of the South would havo no cause for coniDluint if thev were excluded Horn all political privileges. 'flic natlou has been generous to inu rebels, yet they evince no gratitude, they exhibit no patriotism. Lee tenders advice, Stephens dictates a public policy anil l orrest threatens tfie renewal of civil war if the conduct of public affairs In Tennessee is distasteful to Uliu. Justice and generosity on our part secure neither respect nor gratitude on theirs. Hut the rebels of the South are not alone culpable. They would have shrunk from civil war except lor the encouragement given them by Northern democrats. At the end of the war they would have accepted quietly the terms ami conditions proposed by Congress li.ul not democrats In tho North encouraged them to resist the lawful authority of the government, and now the work of reconstruction would be. complete and the country everywhere at peace were not tho wild passions of tho rebellion mfiamed hy the democratic platform aud the declarations of Mr. Hlatr, who Is already in the South the recognized leader of the democratic party aud the rebellion. Encouraged by these declarations and threats the House of Representatives of the htnte of Georgia has ejected from their seats as members of that body all persons of color, and for no other reason whatever. The right to elect to office aud the rigid to be elected ro office are the essential coexisting conditions of citizenship, and when separated both are lost. The denial or the right of the negro to be elected to office will be followed by the dental of Ids right to vote. The loss of these will prepare the way for the seizure of all his rights as a mau aud as a citizen. The example of Georgia, Imitated by tho other States of the South, will result in the expulsion of tho negro from that region and the distribution of this most unfortunate race, either as paupers or laborers, over the old free States of the North. The republican party has attempted to secure the negro in his rights as a citizen where he Is, not only because he is entitled to those rights as a man, but also for the purpose of protecting the free white laborers of the North from unnatural and Injurious competition. The interests of laborers are identical. If the laborer, wldte or black, is wronged, oppressed, persecuted in one State, whether Ireland, Georgia or Texas, he will flee?he must flee to some other state Iu search of protection, of employment aud of a home. The republican party, through justice to the negro, seeks the prosperity of the South and the prosperity, independence and progress of the entire laboring population of the country. The democratic party Is no longer a party of principle. In the South It Is under the Influence of wild and dangerous passions, and in the North it has no hope of hucctss except through the aid of those who have been in the rebellion. Hence the rebel leaders havo been Installed as the leaders of the democratic party, and proceed as of old to dictate Its platform and propose its caudidates. Hence the platform Is revolutionary; lieuce their candidate for the Presl ucney is a iuan wuose uueuiv 10 tne tniou aunng the war 1b uotv a subject of debate; hence the nomi nation for the Vice Presidency of an open advocate of a new rebellion. Who does not see that from I860 to the present time the republican party has been patriotic and consistent, und that the democratic party has been Inconsistent, unpatriotic and wrong? Had the country acceded to the demands of the Chicago Convention of 18G1 the rebellion would have triumphed and tlio confederacy weald now be recognized as a nation among the nations of the earth. Democratic policy would have ruined the couutry; republican policy has saved the country, t'pon every measure of the war and of finance the democrats have been wrong and the republicans have been right. In ls62, when tne necessities of the country were such that our material resources and credit combined would not command coin for the prosecution of the war, tne democratic 8 party denounced the Issue of legal tender notes as a fraud upon the people, as a measure calculated to Inflate the currency, inilaiue prices, create and foster illegitimate speculations and deprive the pensioner, soldier and laborer of their lust rewards and dues. Then they preferred the success |of the rebels to a temporary departure from the hard money doctrines or lionton and Jackson. In 1ho2 I ti.... <.H/vUa>( tbA /\1<1 vrn.1 iHnnj nf tha HamAoMhn I IUOJ luvimct* t>mj Wl't Mauivivua vi vnv uviuvvimiv Sporty concerning paper money, ami nought to awaken t tie ptcjualoea of the ignorant aqd to arouse the tears or ttie timid against the outy flnaoclal measure which was adequate to the exigency. In 1868 they demanded the issue ol two thousand million dollars of paper money, a sum three times as great as the entire volume In circulation at the present time. Now Uiey have no fears of an inflation of the currency; now they are ready to take the lead in inflaming prices and In stimulating speculation; now they are willing that the bondholder, the soldier, the pensioner ana the laborer should be alike swindled and robbed. We resorted to the issue of S400,uoo,ooo of demand paper in time of war, in an exigency, as a war inoasure tolerated and Justltled by the necessities of the country, yet never defended as a measure which a wise nation should adopt in time of peace; bnt now when peace is restored, when the country is regaining its prosperity, when the burden of taxation is rapidly diminishing, when the quantity of pa per may be reduced without disaster and coin be restored to its legitimate function as a standard of business and a measure of value, the democrat c party propose to multiply all tlie lloanclal evils which, in the fast extremity of human aflutrs, wait upon a people broken and harraseed by the calumnies .of war. The measures of the democratic party are changed from time to time, but tho object of their policy remains always the sauiu. During the war tho leaders sought to ooullue the government and people of the I'nltcd Htates to tho use of coin exclusively, well knowing that the struggle could not be long maintained upou a specie basis, and well knowing also that the premature end of the war from a lack of means ou our part would secure the independence of the confederacy. Hence, then, the seal of the democratic party for a specie currency. Hence, then, their regard for the soldier, the pensioner and the laborer. Tlicy well know that uic Issue of two thousand million dollars or United Stales notes ou their luce payable in coin on detnaud would destroy private and public credit Instantly, unsettle all the business and lloanclal relations of tho country and Involve tho laborer and tlie nililloniialre In c minion rum. If, uow, the people should he misled into Hie adoption of the financial policy of tho democrats tlie credit of the United states would s.nk to tho level of that of the confederacy during the winter of ls?4. With our credit ruined and our currency valueless the retwlllon and the confederacy could >>c revived with a reasonable prospect of success. Thus Is the financial policy of the democratic party, dictated by the master spirits of tho rebellion, calculated to revive and establish the doctrine or secession, not as a theory merely, but as a fact in the politics ol the country. The republican party takes IkiIU and opeu issue with ' ail thejd financial uogguas. We do not propose i to tolerate, sanction or permit an Issue of demand notes payable In coin to be exchanged J fot tho time bonds of the United Mates. ; >\ C 1I11CIUI TO limn mm, II uc cwunj, IU iiuiui - n I gradually the volume ol paper money, uniil It approximates iu value to the standard of coin. YVe tnI teau that there shall be one currency for the bond: holder, the merchant, the farmer, the pensioner and i the laborer. That currency shall tie of Me value of I gold. When this Is done the public debt will be \ paid as the resources of the country niay permit, and to the satisfaction of tlioae who pay and or those who receive. When the credit of the country 1* restored, as it will be by the single fact of the election of General Grant, we can issue bonds payubio af er tenfor twenty years bcar.ng a lower rate of Interest, and thus ?avo annually the suin of twenty or thirty millions of dollars. But first of all, as a moans of restoring the public credit, the people mast dispel by their votes tho apprehension of national dishonesty lathe public finances. Ttie republican party knows no policy in finance hut Uon"ftts was its policy In war. and this la and is to lie Its policy In peace. Far otherwise Is it > the democratic party. In l-Utt they maintained ..nanclal policy calcniated, If not designed, to u> i me reiicls. In peace they oppose the policy the> advocated in war. In war they demanded a iioUcy of peace; in poac.e they clamor for tiie restoration and exaggeration of a policy which they denounced in tttne of war. As might be expected from the union In the samo political organisation of the democratic party of the North with the leaders of the late rebellion in the south, the platform and the candidates ! nro more disloyal In IMS than tbey were In Mat, General McClellan had been In the military service of the country, and his personal history warranted the | chum that he desire 1 the suppression or the reboulon. The course of Governor Seymour during the war leaves the open question whether or not be was ! loyal to the government, in ibm the party was ready to acknowledge the war a failure, if tnereby peace could be secured; and In IMS the candidate : of the party for Vice President proposes to inan' gnrntc a new civil war lor the suppression of the state governments in seven States, and their consequent expulsion from the Union. When the Colon could only be preserved by war they demanded peace; now that It line been preserved by war ami rrs on.0 by peace they demand the renewal of civil Mille. in ISfl they merely denied Mid i onnltutional right of the government to coerce a to remain I in the I'nton; out in l?os the democratic platform denounces the peaceful rcstoTatisa of the rebellious Motes us rtrot'nlo.Virv, Qnconitltutional un f Void, in ljtd they Invited the country to accept p.utc?.m I L HERALD, THURSDAY, S aB the price of the Union; In 18?8 their I Candida to, Mr. Uhur, in v Res the country to proclaim war?broody, universal, desolating war?for the avowed object of dissolving the Union by the overthrow or seven States. In ls?0 a portion of the democratic leaders organized and Inaugurated a rehellion designed to be universal, but wnlch proved, happily, to be almost entirely sectional. That rebellion failed, and the democratic party was pros tinted. Hut iu a free government a treasonable faction, whether powerful or weak, whether defeated in arms or controlled by the ordinary sweep and majesty of the law, Is never thus rendered loyal to the constitutional authorities by which it has been subdued. The democratic party is no exception, and its leaders in the South are as infatuated and criminal now as they were at the commencement of the rebellion. Many who act with them in the North are averse to these unpatriotic and dangerous proceedings. But they are a minority of the party, and they are destitute of political orgauizing power. This was demonstrated by the New York Convention. But the democratic party has no hope unless It secures the support of the rebel States, and thlB cannot be done without the aid of Uie leaders in the rebellion. Hence these leaders exerted a controlling influence In the New York Convention, anil hence they do exert and will exert a controlling influence in the democrat to party. Thus it is that the party, In Its platlorm, its candidates and Its principles, expresses the Will of the disloyal and revolutionary elements of t he country, on the other bond, the republican party was the organization and the ouly political organization within anil around which the loyal men of tlie country rallied for tlie suppression of ttio rebellion. The relations of tlie party-to tlie country are unchanged, its supporters are loyal moil. There Is no force ta the republican pat ty, not the least even, hostile to liberty or to the Union. In Its hands the existence, the credit, the honor of the pal ion are safe. Hut what shall be said of a parly loauded upon the ruins of the rebellion and animated by its spirit* Does this party represent Hie loyal sentiments of tlio country* Can it receive tlio support of loyal iuen* We wait with cheerful confidence for tlio verdict of the couuiry. Vermont has spoken. The result there, more favorable than tlio estimates of the republican canvassers and committees, indicates that many honed and patriotic democrate at the polls first declared their hostility to the revolutionary measures and candidates ol the New York Convention. This unusual circumstance in politics leaves the democratic party absolutely without a chauoe of success. The republican majorities in all the old free S ates will equal the majorities ot istif. liy the election of Grant and Colfax wo shall secure peace for the South, so much desired by I.ot and Beauregard and their associates. But It wlD be the peace which cuinc-s front submission to the law aiul not ilie peace which the rebels have so long sought. From the common cement to tlie end ot the war they wished only to be let alone while they sundered their relations to the old Union and established a new government. At the present time there is no war, no peril in the South, except what is caused by th ebels themselves, According to the report of a com u tee of the Constitutional Convention of Texas three hundred persons have been murdered in five months, and the Tennessee Legislature have been Informed oitlcialiy that the murders lu that State average oue a day. This is tho peace Which -the rebels now give to the loyal men of the South. Until the rebels respect the law and the rights of their fellow men there can bo no peace, and nothing can be moro offensive than the assertion 0f Lee and his associate chiefs of the rebellion and authors of all tho evils under which the country labors, that the North denies to the Booth the blessings of peace. If the South will accept tho work of reconstruction, If it will recelvo and recognize the negro as a man and a citizen, If the rebels themselves will regard the Stato governments established lu conformity to the laws of the land as legitimate and permanent; and If, above all, they will no longer listen to the promises and threats of the Northern democracy, which arc altogether delusive and vain, they will obtain and enjoy the blessings of a lasting peace. By further controversy they can gain nothing and may (iencral Grant, who la lor peace. The patriots of the country say, "Lctusha\o peace;" the renubllcun party says, "Let titj have peace;" we of Massachusetts say, "Let us have peace." Tet not that peace.which despotism imposes upon the oppressed, but "qnlet peace under liberty." After Mr. Boutwell had liuiahed there was n motion made by one of the delegates that tho Convention proceed at once to ballot for a candidate for Governor. WITHDRAWAL OP DR. LORING KROM Tnt! OOVTK3T. At this point Mr. B. P. Butler Interrupted and said tiny, by instructions from Br. Loring he had the honor to withdraw Ids name from the list of candidates. He then proceeded to eulogize the qualifications of Mr. Ciaflin, closing by moving that he l>c nominated by Acclamation as the candidate tor Coventor. He was accordingly so nominated unanimously, and amid much enthusiasm. SPEECH OP DR. LOKINO. There were then loud and repeated calls for Dr. Loring. to which lie responded In a brief speech. He said that he had thought it better under the circumstances to be a withdrawn rather than a defeated candidate. He added that he was now a Massachusetts t . publican, but that he had not always been one. lie was once a child and acted like a child, but he was now a man and true to the moral and progressive party of the age, and It would be a pleasure and a duty to him to stand by it and do duty In the ranks, lie then referred to his support of Congress and his opposition to the President during the late conflict, and declaimed for a moment upon the importance of the present campaign, declaring that the questions to be settled wore of Importance paramount to the ones ponding when Sumter was fired upon. He concluded wlih an eloquent tribute In behalf of Mr. Claflln. who had vanquished him, and retired amid a round of cheering. DR. LORINO'S POLITICAL BISTORT. In connection with or perhaps Independent of a record of the proceedings of this Convention It will be intei eating to kuow something of Br. Lonng's past political nistory. He has alwavs been an active politician and ever greedy for office. There was never a more thorough democrat a few years ago. and there never was a more complete political somersault thrown than that by him when the republican party oamc Into power. His course lias, in many respects, been like that of Butler's, but lils suoeesa In achieving renown has not been so marked. Many delegates who came here determined to go for the Doctor for Governor under all circumstances were suddenly made friends of his rival candidate by the perusal or a sharply written circular freely circulated In the Convention, giving a brief but comprehensive history of his political career. It disclosed the facts that he was a Douglas delegate to the Democratic National Convention; that he voted for Breckinridge; that he wan an opponent of the republican party all through the Into rebellion, when many of our sous and brothers ware starving and drtng In AndersonvUle and Ltbbv; that he sapped and dined with Preston 8. Brooks after his a- -ault upon Charles Sumner; that the citizens of Essex county blushed for hltn; that some compelled him to show the American flag; that his voice was never hoard In the war meetings of U1, '60, "63 an 1 '04; tlmt since then he has been busy proclaiming his views and new polttlcnl sentiments; that he was once a prominent lender of the pCUOB Will* Hi lire IVII." I i n- j , urn iic >'n c ,-ui'i III.II "U the young men ot Massachusetts arc fools enough to go und tight 1 heir i >rothers of the Mouth it serves tlieni right if they are brought home dead or disabled." One of tho sentences In the circular wai:?"In i-G?t, ir it not true that he ivas In . -d bv tho democrats to stump rennsylvanta au excused liimm-ir, pleading bnstoasaeb m ? . Ami is it not trmfalo that he promts.-.. to stai a York uml other states, provided the democrats Hbouhl carry Pennsylvania and Ohio hi the txt< uor elections? Did not Pennsylvania and Ohio go for the republicans in October," l.n;4? and then, with tin republican victory assured, did not (ieorgc 11. Lortng become a radical republlcanf Ilia convert km rivalled that of Saul of Tarsns. But, admitiimP his chungo of heart to be genuine, can'yon permit a man to preside over your deliberations whose loyally dales only from the doloat of the democratic ticket In Pennsylvania and Ohio In ism, who could not make up his mind to stand by hi country until he sew that the enemies of.libs country were vanquished on the fluid and at the b.diot l>o:< t No such man should be selected by Massachusetts men at this time. They want and will only have men whose a<*b? an?l recorded opinions, aiwnyt loyal, always lor freedom, hava prov -d them v, orthy of confidence and honor. They nave na l enough of recent converts In Andrew Johnson, and, bod willing, will never lie cheated again. With h uv?t men to represent them they wdllbesufc. With mm VM IMVC never betrayed, never ?>ccn false to freedom or t.ie loyal North, they will be secure." TTTR NOMIV vrtONS. The above, Inasmuch as it is correct in point of dates and other Una. gives a very fair idea or the political standing of Mr. boring, and it Is therefore not strange that the republicans of the Ht ,tc rendered It necessary for him to withdraw from the Ueid und leave It clear for Claflln. The ciaflln-l/orlng or gubernatorial matter having t?een dlspo ed, of the next strnggle was for n candidate for Lieutenant 'lovornor, the leading candidates tielng Colonel Tucker and Mr. Urmwohl. During the eowoMnf of tliu ballots the cnnvaaslng for these two candidates was quite lively. The friend (of Colonel Tuckit eel >gl/,od hlro eloquently 1 as a patriot, and the soldiers composing the convention went for him in rrwunr. There were two ballots, there being no choice In the first. The result of both was as follows:? 1st Ballot. 2d Ballot. Whole number of ballots. 1,1S7 1,210 Necessary for a choice. 694 ?o7 Whiting (iriswold, of Creenfleld, had. 481 674 Joseph Tucker, of Lenox, had. 469 f22 Charles A. Ntovens, of ware, had.... 222 ? Hcst Wring 23 14 U. tween the (but and second ballots Mr. Stevens' name wax withdrawn i>> one of his friends, and the result as shown above indicates which war tho balance of power was thrown. The nomination of Colonel Tucker was recti vol amkl much entnusiasin, and then on motion of las rival (Mr. Oriswold) the act of the Convention was made unanimous. Mr. Tucker subsequent!* thanked the Convention for his nomination. ANOTHER 9MWCB BY OBWEIUl StTLIR. At this point there seemed to he a bitch In the business of the Convention, and General Boiler favored the delegates with another speech. He repeated the old story of the present issues being the sa.ue as those of the war, and predlctod Uiat in thu struggle urant would tic as successful as be was in the other one. lie then defended the negro race against the assertions that tbejr art not intelligent or capable of self-government; sod If he admitted they were not, he added, he would rather have an Ignorant rrlend vote with him than a learned t-ncuiT vote against him. Having concluded a caioay o: the emancipated be denounced the democratic \ ire Presidential candidate, declaring that If elected his his', sot would be to set tunde ad tot he SEPTEMBER 10, 1803.-TR1 construction acta of Congress, and thus set afloei the entire country on the great questions of finance Ttie present state of atfairs, He added, does not havt elthor the blessings of peace or war, but In the Soutt it produces a perfect reign of anarchy and murder In concluding, he said that if the votes were cast in the bullets were the new rebellion will be put dowi as the other one was at Appomattox Court House. Alter Mr. liutler's speech the convention proceedei to tho nomination of tite remaining candidates. Tin ticket as completed is the same as last year, witt llie exception of Mr. Tucker for Lieutenant Uoveruor ELECTORS. The following gontlemen were chosen electors ai large:?David Sears, of Uostou, and JoUn 11. Clifford, of New Bedford. Till RESOLUTIONS. The following resolutions were then reported by the chairman of tho committee, Mr. Kichard 11. Dana, of Cambridge:? Resolved, That the republicans of Massachusetts hoartlly approve tlie p'latlorw adopted by the republican party ot the nation at Chicago and pledge their earnest support to toe election of Ulysses S. Uraut and Schuyler Colfax us essential to the peace, safety and honor of the country. Resolved, That the rights of the loyal citizens of the South, won by war and secured by uutluuul legislation, shall b e maintained. Resolved, That wo heartily approve the system of reconI struction established by the taw making power of the nation as wise and humane and as demanding no more than tnu security and good faith of the country require. Kesolvod, that we repudiate the position of the demooratie party recently and authoritatively taken, which htu resuscitated the rebellion and proposes to overthrow by force, if necessary, the already rejected reconstruction acts. Resolved, 1'liat the success of the democratic party tends direct1* to revolution ami civil war. Resolved, That the success of the republican party is essential to thu public credit, as this party alone ca i I ? relied upon to make the actual aud liunrst pay no m of tin public deot in gold and silver a matter of soured honor, wlulo tbe demo* viatic proposition Is an evasion of our duty and a iraud upon those who have trusted the nat! ju. Resolved, That the public life of Hon. Charles Stunner during three terms of service in the Senate of the United (states has fully jusUued tin- out. has been sueoeeslvely reposed In hunt that his eloquent, fearless and persistent devotion to the sacred cau*o oi ininini rights, as well In Its early struggles lis In its later triumphs; his be iclicent efforts, alter the Hhnlltlim or slik .>?*.. (.. .n il.u in. cidentu thereof; his const nit solicitude tor tiio material interests ot the country , Ms diligence and success as chnirtnnn ot tbo Senate Committee on Foreign AUalr* lu vindicating the jiollcy and maintaining the just rights oi tic govornuient against foreign l'owera, and jut the same time of preserving peace with tiio nations, all present a pitblio record of rare use!nlncss and honor; and that Ids buelity, experience and honorable identl Ieatl n with our national history cull for his re-election to that high odlce in which he lias rendered such illustrious service to his country and to mankind. The revolutions were adopted unanimously anil the Con vein ion adjourned. iUK CAHFAWJ II MA3HE. Republican Muss Meeting mid Torchlight Prceesaion in Portland?Speeches of Senator Counebf, Lieutenant Governor Woodford, Ifir. Ingersoll, of Illinois, iiud Others. I'OKTLANP, Sept. 9, 1868. The closing State demonstration of the republicans, for which they have been preparing for the past fortnight, occurred to-day and came near being a sad failure. Ten speakers, including Sickles, ilawley, Conuess, Matthew Caipeuter, of Wisconsin, and Governor Woodford, of New York, were announced. Conuess, Woodford and lngcrsoll, of Illinois, spoke. Sickles, lluwlcy, Carpenter and others were absent. Three-quarters of an hour after the time for meeting had passed and there were not over fifteen hundred persons present and the rain was falling in torrents. Mr. Conuess in his speech reviewed the causes of the late war. lie denounced Cowan, Di.von, Douitttle and other Senators urnl Represent at iyes as traitors to their country and to their party, notwithstanding that Fessendcn was on the platform, lie was especially severe on the democracy, all of whom he denounced as rebeh and responsible for the late war. lie declared thai Yallandigham was a traitor who should have been lmng, but lie was better than Seymour, Blair and other leaders of the democracy. Mr. Inger-ioll's speech made the audience laugh, and that was all. Mr. W oodford's was brief and moderate. The failure of the afternoon meeting alarmed the republicans, and the telegraph was put into requlsl Hon to secure the attendance lu the evening of a crowd and prevent a failure. At the hour appointed for the procession to march but six hundred torchei wnrn licrhfoil. Th? liriimicctq looked verv dark, in deed, but by nine o'clock tlie number wan swelled U sixteen hundred by tlie arrival of a special train Iron Augusta utnl Intermediate stations. Tlie rait ceased and the procession moved at nine o'clock numbering fifteen hundred aud forty-nine by actuu count, to the City Hall, where it was disbuuded without speeches or display beyond a salute of oi tlilcry and a brilliant display of Urcworks along tii lme of march, one special train of ten cars on tn Grand Trunk line ran through from (iorhani and It termediatc stations, and the conductor says li brought but seventy one persons. Probably flv thousand persons were present, but not more tha sixteen hundred, Including boys aud negroes, joint in tlie procession, white the crowd was enthusiast! Tills was about the poorest display by cither pari during the campaign, and the republicans are muc chagrined at the result. On Saturday night the democrats, who are n Joicod and acuve, will hold the closing douioiistri tton of the campaign in this city. The best iiiforinuUon.ifroiii careful figuring by ra<l cats, promises them eighteen to twenty thousum majority, winch will bo a lues on the last I'reslden tlai vote. None of tliein claim more than tweuf thousand now. CONNECTICUT CFWOCflATIC STATE CONVENTION. Nomination of Candidates for Procidentia) Electors. New IIavsv, Sept. ?, 1WM. At the Democratic State Convention held her< to-day the following ITrcsldcntlal Electors wero noun nated:?At large, Governor James E. English am General William B. Franklin; First Congreaslona district, Alfred R. Goodrich; Second Congre.ssiona, district, Henry O. Hubbard; Third Congressional dis trict, Moyii K. Baldwin; Fourth Congressional dls trict, Nathaniel Wheeler. CITY POLITICS. t.enerol Aspect of the Political Field?The Presidential Content from a luteal Stand, point?The Dtmor. ntlc Slate for City OOieeieTlie Ofllces to bo Filled and tlie Candidate#The CongreiMionul Field?The Contingent Mayoralty. There is very Uttle to be learned from the proscn aspect of affairs political. The local aspirants foi oillcc, though all eager to have their claims passed upon aud though full of tlie Idea of the paramount Importance attaching to their respective schemes and designs upon tlie public crib, must yet stand aside and patiently look on till after the great Presl dcntlnl campaign Is fought and won. The leaders arc u'.l out to distant Acids wherever the eontest wages fiercest and the fortunes of the tiny appear most doubtful ami wnverlng. Stninp six akmg Is at present the order of the day, and tlx biggest /una are all at the front, hammering awaj regardless of the useless expenditure of Wordj thunder that Is going on. Tho foregone conclusloi 8'rived at by the Albany conveiitloulsts In the notnl nation of the present Mayor of tho city as the oandi date of the dmocrattc party for Governor of th< ftntc has satisfied tire ring. The anticipation ttia their plj e-laylng In this direction might receive i sudden check and that their past successes mlgh nut with an unexpected reverse kept thi ring and the whole force of the rcvwtvlnj satellites on the qui viae. The encounter Inn come oil, Issue Joined between tlie high con tending parties, and the realstance lookc for arid the measure of strength expected by thi outside lookers-on to be put forth by each in tin struggle for the victory?all has ended In a omplet fizzle, a quiet walk over the ground and the stake credited to the Interest of the grasping and all-devour lng ring. The political aurl sacra fames cannot hi too often slaked, and there is seldom a dearth of th "needful" when a point la to be carried. The Cor veutlon at Albany to a man?most of the delegate being admitted having been carefully selected fo their known pliability and subserviency to ring dh tation?voted for the Tammany nominee, fell dow and worshipped the Idol which Peter Nlamurck, th king of the ring, had set up, thus placing the nam of John T. IJolT.uau on the head of the State ticket < me |ii?i >j? TUK llttelPENTIAJ. QVE8T10V FROM A LOCAL 8TANI POINT. On the Presidential question there Is very little ei cltcrnont among the democratic masse a. The ml altera* and more immediate leaden of the rank an a 10 listen with apathy to the aaaurancea of tbel chtem that Peymour and Blair will be the victor* 1 the November contest. They, in fact, know thi they can see as Mr through a millstone as tti leaders can, and in their calculations as to resull the products all tell against their interests an gainst the proapect of the party succeeding to tn control of the government and the vast feden patronage attached thereto. Among thhi portlou t the party fhe greatest discontent prevailed ai th nomination of Seymour as the standard beitrer of th democracy. The confidence with which they look? forward to thd nomination of Mr. Chase and 'he Dig hopes they entertained or his trluuiptian election and ihe reversion to the port l of the nnmcrons fav offices, au<l of which they won! have become fhe loirfv'tnatp heir* and successors? a wn-blasted by tlie nomination ot Seymonr. Kroi 1 licit time to tins they h.iV evinced but si cut respec FLE SHEET. I for tho leaders, and seem to rare little as to the result, feeling that the chance of defeating their opponents was sacrificed to the unreconstructed pas-ions of the Southern leaders in the Mutionul Convention and the personal ambition of an unsuccessful and incompetent party chief. From this Presidential staudpomt the field of state politics Is now being surveyed, and an idea is gaining ground among tho best posted and the clear seeing men of the party that tho gubernatorial election Is not a matter of such certainty as the Tammauy leaders would have their followers believe. Tho ring itself has lost some of the confidence with which it hailed the success of Its plans t in the Convention at Albany, and hence the great , eifort it is making through its emissaries at the present time in Maine and in other States to keep up tho flagging spirit of the democracy and to prepare them fur the grand struggle in November next. It is cosily work, and if the chief stumpers of each of the States require the sluews of war to the amount that Valiandlgham demanded and received for the Ohio campaign the Tammany coffers will be sadly reduced by tuo eud of the year. Vallaudigham and Pendleton, when in this city a few weeks ago, were handed over some fus.ooe to prosecute the campaign in that State. Republican majorities in a few of tne States, it is feared, will, if such should occur, seriously imperil the Tammany ticket for Governor, and iherciore no cost or sacrifice is to be spared to guard ugaiust such a result. TIIE HKITBLICAN PAHTY. The republicans are becoming daily more hopeful of the double event in November next, and while ail their eirorts are directed to insure tho eud desired, tliey are content to leave tho city ofllces to tho Tammany ring, knowing that tliev are hardly worth the trouble and dissensions uud family broils which they uagender. But peace by no means reign3 In republican Warsaw. Here, too, there are bickerings and dissensions, principally confined to points or precedence?as to which ward organization here and which ward organization there shall be recognized as Hie regular one. Thou there Is trouble as to who shall be the recognized president of the Hoys in I Blue?all petty quarrels and which the timely application of u phylactery of greenbacks would have healed ioiig ago. "the democratic fhth for tlio few ottlccs that come within the gift of tho Tammany leaders this full was temporarily made up with the view of satisfying as far as possible tho sore heads and malcontents that have been whining and complaining of tho Injustice and deception of the ring In their distribution of those otllces to which from time to time they had laid claim, but could uot lay their hands on. Pledges wero freely given to all, and the same otilce promised in confidence to half a dozen of the hungry hangers on, Who would not bo satisde I without receiving promises of oillco which thev at the same time knew were utterly valueless and held as of no account by the ring. Hut the old game had to be played, and the slate ihlmblcriggers lound their dupes as ready to be taken In and done for as II tuoir stale trick of hocus poena had not been exposed hundreds of t-lmcs, and tho result was that the ring went to Albany sure of the game. Since then the leaders are unapproachable, inaccessible, and the oiileeseekcrs are compelled to draw what comfort they may from the well known Punlo faitli of the Tammany leaders. SUPERTiaOR. The nrlnclpal vacancy to be filled np In which Tammany herself lias a peculiar interest?that is, au oiticc that must lie held by a ringlto? is that of .Supervisor. It stands, therefore, first on the slate, and underneath In largo letters Is the autograph of William M. Tweed, self-appointed and self-re-elected to that useful post. Between this und Deeemtier next, however, a contingency may urlse that would cause tho name of Tweed to be expunged from Its present place on the slate so that it might appear in conneci Hon with the more desirable post of street Conituls, sioner. But be It known by these presents that as at present ordered Tweed tho irrepressible stands 1 commuted to till the vacancy in the Board of Super1 visors. firrnrau enrnr. ' The slate is not positively made up as regards the 1 nominee Itor tlio vacancy on ttie bench of the Sui premo Court. The present incumbent, Judge G. G. , Barnard, will be renominated, though Judge s. H. Garvin, of the Superior Court , la spoken of as a pro1 bable candidate. The prospects, however, are all lu I favor of Barnard, In whose Interest a tremendous . outside pressure is brought to bear and against which the leaders, some of whom are restive In the matter, I cannot kick. Ho the slate may be considered as made up with regard to the vacant Judgeship, > TI1B CITY JUDGESHIP. 1 The Tammany nominee for the vacancy In the city Judgeship is decided on, but for some good reasons, ? best known to the leaders, the name of the chosen one is as yet not written on the slate. The Tammany | mind Is made up on the question, however, and Is at ' llxed and unalterable thereon as the laws of th< 1 Medes and 1'crslans. THK RE(lI8TF.RPTtn?. ' For this vacancy the form of the Big Judge loom 1 up: but It is only looming. The trouble with the bli 1 Justice Is that he Is always looming up, but sonu > how fails to come Into lull and complete actuality 1 He has got the promise of the Keglstershtp this tlin '? from the ring, and lie, always trusting and alway deceived, again trusts, again to be deceived. W e give the Big Judge timely warning that ho Is th c sport of the ring, that they laugh at his gullibility i' and that it will be nothing more than a gentle hin 0 much needed, to mend their manners and to raak e them laugh at the wroug side of the mouth t u tickling them with a Uck ol the big shillclali. Aide man Thomas Coman Is the favorite at present, an from all appearances will lie the man. y THE CONGRESSIONAL CANDIDATES. " There Is very little change to note in the slate < the Congressional held. 9.- Jn the Fourth district the present member, Joh ? Fox, Is a candidate for renomlnatlon on the Tan many ticket. Brigadier General w. J. Sagle Is alsi I; a candidate, opposing Mr. Fox for the Tammau ' nomination, and Is a dangerous competitor. Thougl new In the Held of politics General Nagle has a brll f haul record from the battle fields on which the grea contest for the life of the republic was fought ant won. At the breaking out of the war he enlisted li the Thirteenth Brooklyn regimen! as a private, and fought in ail the early battles that marked the pro1 gress of the war In Virginia. He raised and was commissioned to command Company F of (ho .Yew York Eighty-eighth Volunteers, and thus became attached to the gallant Irish Brigade whose reverses 1 nud victories he shared from that time to the end ol the war. Arter the battle of Gettysburg he was proI looted to the rank of colonel and subsequently to that of brigadier general. He has strong claims upon the Irish vote from the prominent and faithful stand 1 he took in the front ranks of the Fenian movement, all the facts of which are wol| known to his numerous friends throughout the district. In the Fifth district there will he some trouble growing oqf of the prcseut member's (Mr. Jolm Morrlssey) opposition to the chief of the Tammany ring, Hoirinan. Mr. Morrlssey is a candidate for renomination, bnt the knowing ones say that T. J. , Stewart or S. s. Cox will be preferred. In the Seventh district Harvey Calkins Is talked of ' as the successor of the present niewlxtr, Mr. John W. Chanter. The Eighth district will be uncontested so far as a democrat Is concerned. The present member, Mr. 1 James iirooks, will l?e renominated. in the Ninth district uo one Is named as yet as the l successor to the present member, .Mr. Fernando Hood. Mr. Wood has positively declined to bo a CUnflHUiie, Din 11in cuiisumrinn unu mu wnun? uiriiin* i cratlc party of the olty, with their leaders at theit t head, are anxious to re elect lilm. Mr. Woo l will undoubtedly receive n unanimous nomination, and will be certainly returned without e;i<ut should he, under audi nattering circumstance!, be Induced U serve another Congressional term. THE OONTIKOKMT MAYORAT.TV. In the event or the success of the democratic ticket for Governor, George W. McLean will receive i the unanimous nonilnntlou of the whole democratic party of the city as their chosen candidate for the 1 chief magistracy. f The .Mi'Clrllun Luflou. 1 A regular weekly meeting of the members of tlih i I.egion was held last evening at Masoulc Hall, It Thirteenth street. Colonel Charles II. Pierson, the president, occupied the chair, and Chatles T. McClon ; ahan oflKiated as secretary. i The resignation of Colonel Ellsworth as chairman i of the Executive Committee having been received t and accepted, General Win. J. Nagle on motion was 5 substituted In his place, hergeant Iknry L'hlpuian I and Wm. Nichols were appointed to Oil vacancies i on the Finance Committee. General Slocura was appointed one of the vloo presidents. A I letter was recclve<l from Waterloo from an old s soldier In the Army of the Potomac la refercice 8 to the reported speedy arrival from abroad ol a General McClellan, and wishing to communicate through the Legion the high respect entertained bj * the Koldlcis In the Potomac army In that vlclnltj ' for, as stated the letter, "the greatest soldier of ttu 3 nineteenth century." It was announcedI that Cap I tain John M'DevItt, lite of the First New Yorl e cavalry, had enrolled In the Ninth ward suty-eighi i- names. From the Stttli ward it was reported thai ? forty-three names had bceu enrolled slnco the lasi meeting In tlie Eighth ward were reported twe r hundred I enrolled. Lieutenant Mead was appointed j. to enroll members in the seventeenth ward, ami n Captain Prince received the same appointment foi the Twenty-second ward. The hiring of a permae ?... on mi.((iiiia was referred to the Executivi e Committee, with power. r The above niiscellauoon.t business having bam transacted the subject or preparation* for the rccep 11on of General McClelbtn wu brought up. specie i. comoiittee appointed to confer with the Couamot Council on the matter reported having aocompitshet nothing ?J yet, and neither had the exact time o f- general McClellan'a arrival been ascertained. Tin j. committee believed that In the coming week thii committee coold learn somettiing move definite, ant arrange also a programme of reception with tlii >r Common Council. The committee was given anothei u week to continue tnelr labors, in this connec .? tion the President stated that the intention was h givo General McCiellan as enthusiastic a recepttoi '? iftwas given to General Lafayette on his visit t< j> this c&untry. one gcnUemao advised placing no re A llance on the Common Council, ? . in his opinion, m reliance could be placed on them, e The coustitntion wan amended so ae to allow at U Indefinite uumiier of vice presidents, and also to In >f elude as co-operators Similar political organisation c in any mate In the Union, and with this view th o name of the organisation was changed to Nation? d McCiellan Legion. h The President expressed a regret that there wer it no speaker* present to address tne meeting, hnt prr Y mised that ihera wo.ild bo at the next mcetinc J Aftnr some changes in various co.nwutteea, repeatc il enthusiastic cheers lor General McCiellan an l fc ii the demo ratu candidates were gi\m and ttier? t | in oil the met ting adjotuned. 3 AQUATIC3. fludaon Amateur flowing tmorlniioD. To-day this association, composed of fie most eminent rowing clubs in the city, w,il hold Its annual regatta. Judging from the excellent programme of events, the celebrity of the contestants and all the valuable and handsome prizes to competed for, a splendid exhibition may be confidently anticipated. Nothing, therefore, remains for the undoubted success of the display but fair weather, which, from present Indications, will most probably be favorable. The committee of arrangements have made very satisfactory preparations. The course will, as usual, run along the shore of the ElysUn fields, Hoboken, so that the large crowd of spectators expected to bo present will have almost a complete view of the several contests. Altogether a pleasant day may bo looked forward to. ihe boats will be called Into line about 0110 o'clock by the tinng of a Sun. and ten minutes thereafter they will ba started y the ilrlng of a pistol. Each race wiU be lor three miles. The following Is the programme:? FIRST lUCii? DOUBLE SCULLS?PR1ZK, TWO UOLD DAILIES. Unifies. Atlantic?Color white, Spiel man and Ru-soll. Atalauta?Color lavender, Church and Knapp. iiillek?Color red, Handy and Deuley. Columbia?Color blue, Van ttaden and O'Neill. Columbia?Color pluck, Ketchuni and Knight. SECOND UACB?III GUT-OA 11K 1> 1IAHUES?PRIZE, SILVER PUNCH BOWL. Entries. mttitiriui?vesper, ui^ih uurs, cuiur crmiMun, y>. II. Webster, stroke; J. Ogden, L. Wai< rlmry. W. Haddock, It. S. Church, A. Ku.ipp, J. il. Liudauy, A. Haddock, S. Noyes, coxswuu. Gullck?Contest, eight oara, color while. II. Roouia, E. Barrett, K. Calkin, J. Sullivan, .1 Warn, J. Lawrence, \Y. II. seaman, A. lluudy, u. Lawrence, coxswain. Columbia?3. IT. Knnpp, eight oara, color blue. W. J. Kulght, stroko; W. A. Martin. W. Nelll, c. M. Voung. C. (1. Buuer, .1. Rough, 1C. it. kotci.u a, il. G. Jlashagon, Jas. Hutchison, coxswain. TUIUD JUCE?SINUI.E SCULLS? I'llIZB, Oil iUTJOM FLAG AND A GOLD DADoii. Entries. Atlantic?"Jersey Ligiituiug," color white, \V. Curtlss. Atlantic?Color white, II. Mngrune. Columbia? "i-'llrt, ' color blue, <1. M. Young. Vesper? "Sklppte," color purple, T. Eearon. Guhck?"Cuknown," color pink, J. 11. kobbe. I'allsa?le?"Cecelia," color green, A. Am. lung. FOl'Uril DACE?OUriUCJUElt GUIS?l'KIZE, GUAM I'tOX FLAIi AND A GOLD BADGE Poll EACH OF THE WINNING CHEW, THE GIFT OK UH. THUS. E. STBWAKr. Entries. Atalanta?"Atalanta," six oars, color crimson. <;co. Roahr, stroke; It. Withers, E. Smith, YV. 0. Mainland, A. 8. Swan, II. Gardhcr, John King, coxswain. Gullck?"Gullck," six oars, color white. W. II. Matliows, stroke; O. Clark, J. O'Neil; J. Cosgrove, T. Mooro, YV. II. Spear, o. Lovoo, coxswain. Columbia?"Columbia," six oars, color blue. II. R. Hough, stroke; J. C. O'Neill, I'. Mcliuloe, W. P. Sielkcn, T. Van Itaden, J. A. Meredith, J. Hutchison, coxswain. Mutual?"Adam Cook," six oars, colors pink and Magenta. II. s. Trutx, stroke; <J. Hughes, C. il. Cook, A. P. Adams, YV. H. Snyder, C. l'lepcnbrlnk, 1'. II. Ewiug, Jr., coxswain. Roiu Racing at Hind Slug. A boat race Tor $200 took place yesterday at Sing Sing. In which J. T. Raymond aud Gil YVard were tho contestants. A considerable crowd had collected on the wharf some time before the race commenced and betting was very brisk. Although tho majority of thoso present admitted the superiority or YVard In a working boat race, the betting was all iu favor of Raymond, which In Itself was Indicative of a sell. At throe o'clock YVard and Raymond appeared in their respective boats and pulled to tho starting place. The start was made properly, but lor reasons afterwards explained by YVard, the latter ? *41 IJ r? uinnnil lofwliiirr f'nllv unn WUH HpuulUI.V loin UUI1IUU, ivuj.M"U.. J hundred yards. Immense efforts were made by ttio backers of Ilaymond to disparage Ward in the estimation of those not in the ring and to show a correl spouding enthusiasm for the former, and un-opliistlt catcd countrymen hurrahed with gusto an l deposited 1 i their crispy notes Into itching hands. Hut beyond 5 the betting ring very little excitement showed Itself. As a race the contest betwehn the rival oarsmen was a miserable affair. Raymond kept the distance ho s had galued at the start up to the stake boat, and in g turning back Increased his advantage considerably, coming into the starting point fully three hundred r. yards ahead of his opponent. Time, twenty-four e minutes. No sooner hud the result Decome known s than a hubub took pluce between the backers of o Raymond and Ward, and excitement ran high. ie Ward's friends raised the cry or foul, but it was not r, sustained by the referee. After considerable sunabt, ling thejudges got away from the crowd, and after a ;e brief consultation decided, with the referee, Mr. Put iy Lynch, that Raymond was entitled to the stakes, but r- tuat all bets made on the race should lie declared off. id It appeared that one of Raymond's backers went to Ward the night before and offered htm JIM to sell tUe race, bnt he indignantly refused. )f Ward was also advised previous to the race that lie would be allowed to win without any serious opponn tlon from Raymond, who had mudc a good book. At I- the same time Mr. Nelson, of Sing Ring, us Ward dc0 Clares, requested hlra to let Raymond got ahead of r him a hundred yards, so that he (Nelson) could make 1 a fDw good bets. Ward did so, mid throughout tho race took bis time, being nnrtcr the Impression that t he would have an easy victory. Rut Raymond, flmlI lug himself so much ahead when at the turning i point, forgot the littlo arrangement and won the 1 race. These facts having come to the ears of the referee Raymond was allowed the stakes, hut out. i side nets were declared off. It was what is called "double sides," In which the deceivers were themselves deceived. The whole affliir was very disgraceful to those engaged In it. Oil. Ward appeared to bo savagely angry with Raymond, whom he sanl he could easily beat in a race with boats of any sue or make the latter might select. KculUnc Rnce at Pittsburg?A Fair Race? The Fastest Time on Record. pirrsbrro. sept. 9, ims. The sculling race oi five miles, for s purse of f .',ooo and the championship or Amerira, between Walter Brown, of Portland, and Henry Coulter, of Manchester, to-day, resulted in favor of Brown about two oiluut6s. The race, which was rowed six miles above the city, was entirely fair ana square. The most reliable time to be given is 34 uiluutesand 4o seconds? tho fastest on record. The weather was unfavorable?a dr1/.zllng rain prevailing all the afternoon? wuich, however, did not deter the nuiiioii-io crowd along the river from waiting with t input ten e to see the race, which commenced at UH< on mniu < beiuro idx o'clock. There lagieut exett oifiit .hi ue Htro '$ to-night over the result, which w.n quite unexpected. (looting Notm. ' The annual rotratta of the Winnhumnet Roat Club i of Chelsea comes olT on Monday afternoon at tlireo o'clock. The programmes wilt Include a single and double acull race, and probably a four oared race. A capital exhibition la anticipated. ! Not at all satlstled with the result of hts race with ! Mr. Lorov, of Pougbkeepsle, .Mr. A. L. Amu.uug, of tins city, who cume olT second best In a race with him, has issued a*clinlIonge to his successful competitor to row hlrn n three mile race with one turn, ov r the course oftno Palisade Roat Club of Yonkc.s, In seventeen feet light open working boat*, give or u*e five luetics, on Tuesday, September iJ. RcFitlCEnATllG RAILROAD MAS. on the track of the Hudson River Railroad, in West Hroiulway, near Chambers street, there Is at present a railroad oar designed for the transportation of frylt, flsh, flesh and other perishable prod notion or tho animal and vegetable kingdoms long distance* at moderate cost and without deterioration. The car Is so constructed that any degree of cold from r.ero upward can ne obtained, and In such a manner that while the most delicate fruits tnay be preserved lor weeks they will not bo frosted. The car Is, In fact, u hugo fruit or meat preserver, acting on the principle of tho preserving Jar or can, tho only difference being that one obtains by the Introduction of cold what tho other secures by beat?namely, the oxputolon of the atmosphere. It Is constructed as follows:?Tho l ox of tho car has an air chamber two Inchos in width between the inner and outer llu rus of the wood work. Next to this Is a coating of wool four Inches In breadth, and yet again within these walla are placed four chambers, capubte of containing two or tbreo hundred pounds eacn of ice. At the end* of the vehicle are also placed receptaoea for Ice. Within tho body of the car were placed, plucked from ths trees and boxed at Mlddletou and Dayton, Ohio, on tho 1st of September, three hundred bushels of peaches, which are to-day in precisely tho condition they were when taken from the trees, with this Important addition?that poaobes which bad oommenced to decay wero i arrested in their rottenness, ana tne parts injured I seem to have dried up. To rodnoe the temperature f within the oar to the necessary decree of coldness 3 for preserving fruit (forty degrees Fahrenheit) about i four tons and a half of Ice are necessary, arter which I the consumption Is trifling?somewhere In the neighb borhoo i of a ton a week. The importance of tarn r invention wlU he obvious to every one when they k reflect that by U not only la the transportation of j fruit from the far Interior posslble/but even meats i prepared at the foot of the Rocky Mountains cau be > safely and cheaply conveyed to the markets on the Atlantic coast; ana tn return (or tie 9 fruits, the vegetables and the animal meats of the West (slaughtered oa the plains, where their blood l Is cool and the flesh fat and Juicy) there can be i- forwarded to every part of the continent ami sold to s the consumer as fresh as the hour they w>.re c the products of the sea. The new car Is destined to il open, without loss by corruption, a new trade tnsi will he ao valuable to one section of the country as ? to the other, and which to consumers will not only h be a son roe or pleasure, but of luxury and chcapr. ness. The day Is not far distant when the goafd maud rAudtng In the heart or the continent cl;i ir oat his oysters on tho "half-shell ivttli the .rnnio >- gusto as his brother of tlio Atlantic an 1 1'aouj ' n.lores.