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for consultation they will do go, tad that la broad and
liberal enough. These gentlemen, who now desire to vot? tor another candidate lu spue of these msiruc tiona, when they accepted their positions bound litem aelvea by them, and 1 truai th.s great Convention, representing this noble party, will not go back upon themselves, and sustain the decialon oi the Chair, winch 1 have no doubt waa made very properly, and wilh a great deal of ability and the best inteniion, but from which 1 and the delegation which 1 represent must respectfully dissent. (Cheers.) Mr. Atkins, ol Kansas, Haul?Gentlemen of the Con vention, the principle which is involved in this con troversy is whether the sute of Pennsylvania shall make rules and lawa tor this Convention, whether this Convention la supreme and shall make its own lawa. (Cries ol "Good! good!'") This Con vention la a supreme body. No Mate, no caucua has I a right to make its laws and bring them in here nid : say that tbey should bind this convention. (Cheers.) ! We are aupreme. We are original. Wo stand here representing the great republican party of these I'nlted Slates, and neither Pennsylvania, nor New York, nor : any Slate can cerne in here and bis>l us down with j thoir caucus resolutions. (Cheers.) More tbau that, as the speaker belore has said, the great principles of ; the republican organization demand that each man i shall have his vote hitnscl! and not bo bouud up by some party or power that la behind him. (Applause and cries ol "Goodl") We are | Dot here to lie handled like mere machines. (Ureal cheering.) We are not here to be drivou In the traces. (Renewed ob< oring.) Talk about your diaci pltne, 1 tell >ou that the people or this couuiry think there is a little loo much discipline and a little too much machinery in our country. (Applause.) The Convention is supreme. It has ino right, aod it is its bounden duly to let each delegate here represent the sentiments ol his constituents and to vole as a man, and not ss anybody shall dictate. (Choera.) Kuukkk HiU, of Maine?1 only propose, Mr. Presi dent to give a bit of political history. In IStiH the ro ptiblicau party assembled In Convi utiou in Chicago, 'i here ws.s unanimity ol seuiimcut upou the question of the Presidency, General Cram was nominated by every vole there, but thero was u division ii[ton the que-lion of the Vice 1'residcncy, and then Petfhs\ lvaiua presented one ot her gtltcd sons lor the sqpmd place in the American Republic. Presented hlui under iu<*lruclln.is ii om tho Stale to present him and stand by him and vote lor bun. 1 was a delegate there mysell, helping to represent the Mute ol Vlaitic. and the whole sceue presents itself now before me, wnen Pennsylvania waa called and cast her vole iiH a uuit lor her war Governor a delegate In in Pittsburg arose in his seal aud with earnestiiess and fervor upon his countenance and words ol mean ing upon his tips obtecied, and assertod there the great ptiDciple ol mo individual right to be represented in that Convention. (Applause.) Mr. President, thai appeal taken lo the Convention, raised then, as now, Irom tho Kovstone Slate, was sustained overwhelmingly, and llio clialrinan was directed to ca.-l the vote of tho individual lor his choice. (Cheers) Now, I regret, no man cai: more profoundly regret, that these discussions have beeu brought in here. They change the curteul ol the Convention uud en danger its turning away, so mat our attention is called, not i<> legitimate business, but to tho dissensions In Individual State delegations. J promised, wheu 1 cauio hero oil the piutlorni, Mr President, that I only wished to givo this Convention a bit ot political his tory. We can go back on It, if we choose, but it wo do we do it by asserting that this Convention was uot rilled by a majority ol its deli gates, but by the voles of tlie States' controlled in caucuses In llie States. (Cheers.) Tne gicatest confusion prevailod, so that Mr. llale stepped dowu from the platform and the hall re souudeil with cheers aud crios ol "(juestiou !" "Ques tion !" Amid tho oontu<iou somebody moved the pre vious question and il was seconded. The Chaiu?All in avor ot louviug tho main question Will ulease say ''ay." There was a loud alllrmstlve rosronse aud the motion was. Harold to The Cuaik?Tho question Is, Shall the decision of tho Chair Maud as the judgment ot Hid hou.su. The de cision wu8 that the tnur uoutlcmen lr..in l'ennsy .vauta who arose auil claimed tho rljjht to cast thatr ballots for Jnmu.i (i. lllamo have a right under the rules of the Convention to have their votes recorded accord ingly. A Dki.koatr kkou Ohio?1 ask that tho rule Do read. Tho Cuaik?tho Chair is placed lu a very difficult position id thin matter. 1 have felt exceedingly tho delicacy oi it, (Cries or "Kead the rulo.") The Cu.uk?Tho sixth rulo hays:? If the record of the vote t>y States, the vote of each Htate and Territory, ana the District of Columbia shall be ?iiiiuuhied by tti? Chair; and in ruse the vote of any State ?r Territory or ihe District of Coin ail ia aliall be divided, the chairman shall aniiuuuce the number of votss east for any eandiduto or fur or ogaiutt any proposition. Applause. Now 1 put it to the gcntlcmon of this Convention bow it was possible lor the Cbalr to do otherwise f (Cries oi ? question. '?) The previous question is caJloiL Mr. Dutcukk, of Now York?I desire to ask a ques tion. Tho Cuaik?The gentleman has no right to be heard, anless iv consent. (Atnldi the confusion, the cries of "Sit down ("di rected toward Mr. Dutcher, were plainly beard all Over the hail). Tbo Cuaik?Shall the decision of tbe Cbalr stand aa the judgment of the house r % Mr. UurcitKK?I desire inlormation before voting. The Ciiaik?The previous question has been called, ind you cau only spcik by consent, 1 have no objec tion myselC Mr. Ditcbkr (warmly)?Then I say this la a gag game. (Applause.) The Cuaik?Ob, my! Oh, myl Mr. Dutcuku?liy what uuitiorlty did tbo delegates ot Pennsylvania como to this Convention f What was tho resolution of the Convention that sent them litre I Tbe Cuaik?1 reply that thnt is a question with wbicb tbe Chair has nothiug to do whatever and officially has ao knowledge of it whatever. ?ball tbe decision ot the Cbalr stand as tbo judgment of the bouse r All in lavor ?ay ??ay." Amid a general affirmative response, Mr. Cumback, of Indiana, moved that tho vote be takeu by Statea It was so ordered nnd tbe roll was called on tbe ques tion of sustaining the decision ot the Chair. When the vote ol Pennsylvania was taken tbo dele gate who voted lor Blame on the socond ballot asked the chair lor permission to record bis vote in opposi* tton to 1 hut oi the delegation. 1 to Cuaik?The gout Ionian from Pennsylvania raises tbe quvslloti that he desires to Vute sustaining tbo ehalr as against tbo vote of tbo delegation the other way. Tbe Cbalr ruled before iu lavor ot ibe Individual right of a member to iiavo his vote so recordod, and until tint bo changed, it, of course, stands as tho rule of the Convention. (Cries "No, no.") Tbe Cuaik?The result of the vote is?yeas 396, nays 564; so the derision of the Chair is sustained audit stands as the seutiment of tho bouse, under the sixth rule, that It is the right of evorv individual member to vote bis Individual sentuneuts. Applying tbe rule Idopted by tlio Convention to the second ballot It Hand*as follows:?ISJaine, Morton, 120; Hristow, 114; Conking. Wt; Haves, 04; llartrauft, 03; Wheeler, t, and Wushhurne. 1. No one having received a majority of all the votes ea?t a third bailot Is iu order. Tbe rierk will call tho roll of States. Tbe tblrd ballot was then had as follows:? TIIIRl) IIALLOT. Statu. Alabama. Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut i 10 la ware Florida. Georgia Illinois Inolaba Iowa. lato>as Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts M icbigan Minnesota M :s?isaippl M ssouri Nebraska Nevada .. Now Hampshire New Jeney New York North Caroliau lihio Oregon l'euiiay Ivan la llhode Island Souih Carolina leu nef-ee Texas Yertiionl Virginia West Virginia Wisconsin Arizona Dakota. ....< Idaho Montana,........... New Mexico I" tab Washington Wyoming District of Columbia 16 1 (I 0 l\l 2 ? ?! ? 16 1 0 ? t ,3_ Totals .'aa.fl: tsijoo iiai?i 0i 11? s 1 Massachusetts gave Wheeler three votea * Minnesota gave Waahburne one vote. Tbis w.ui the quietest roll call yet, the only demon Strailon being cau-i d by some slight Hristow gams an J the perianal liv ol New York In sucking lo Coikllng. After tbe roll had been concluded the cbair said there bad b*cn a correction made in tbe vote 01 V rguiia. The Cluck?Ihe vote now stands. 3 tor Koscoe Coukliug, 4 lor Oliver 1'. Morton, aud 16 lor Jaiues U. Blaine. Ihe Cuaik?The voto stands:?limine, 203; Hristow, 121; Morton. 113; Coukling, ?; Hartranft. t)9; Hayes, 07; Whe. ier, 2, and Wasnburne. 1. No one having re ceived ? majority of tbe votee cast there is bo nonnna ttou; a fourth ballot is lu ortier. Tbe iourth ballot was theu taken as follows:? roCKTM KALLor. *1 * StaUt. * ? 2'? X Jf S J Alabama.... Arkansas... California... Colorado Connecticut. Delaware.... Florida..... -I State*. Georgia Illinois Ind'ana Iowa Kaunas v Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan...' Minnesota Mississippi Missoui i Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey.... New York North Carolina Ohio Oregon Pennsylvania lthodu Island South Carolina Tennessee Texas Vermont Virginia Went Virginia Wisconsin Arizona Dakota Idaho Montana New Mexico Utah Wa.s III nylon Wyoming District of Columbia. lft - 8 lhj 1 la lti 7 1 1 Totals |2U'J OS m|S4|108;71 Massachusetts gavo two votes for Wheeler. Illinois, Georgia aud Miuuesotu gave each one vote for Wash burnt*. The Chair?Upon this ballot Blaine received 2ft2 votes; llrtstow, 120 (great cheering, great applause); Morton. 108; Conkling, N4; llartranft, 71; Hayes, 08; Wash burnt*. 3, and Wueclor, 2. There betn^ no choice, the Secretary called the roll for the tltih ballot, as follows:? PlfTIl UJlXLOT. Stale*. Alabama Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware Florida. (ieorg a Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersoy New York North Carolina Ohio Oregon l'ennsylvnula lthode Island South Carolina Tennessee Texas Vermont Virginia West Virgtui* Wisconsin Arizona Dakota Idaho Montana New Mexico liah Washington Wyoming District of Columbia. Totals 287 102 114 82 M 09 Necessary to a choice, 370. Massachusetts gavo Wheoier two voles. Georgia, Illinois and Minnesota each gave Washburne one vote. Wbou Michigan was callod Governor Baldwin said:? There la a mau who has beaten three democratic aspirants for the Presidency, and, alnco he is before us as a candidate, Michigan votes to give him her whole voto to lay out tho coming democratic candidate for the Presidency?she gives twenty-two votes lor R. B. Hayes. This was foliowoJ by a season of frantic enthusiasm, in which the Now Yorkers took a prominent part, swinging their lints with great exultation. The Maine men looked dubious, ana Male's lace grew black. The excitement caused by this was dampened by the Bluino gain iu Missouri, which followel soon alter. It was stimulated, howevor, by tho Hayes gain in North Carolina. A Dklkhatk from Yikuixia?There are persona here upon the llo.ir who are not members of tho Convention; 1 move that tbe Hour bo cleared. Tub Chair?The Sergeant-at-Arma will bo called upon to ^)ect any person Ironi the area hero wbo is uot a delegate, II any delegate In tho audience will call the attention of the Ctiair to any particular persou. Tub CUair (Lieutenant Governor Wooiitord)?The vote is Blame. fciii; liristow, 114; Hayes, 104?(applause in the galleries); Murton, 06; Cooklmg, 83; Hartranit, OU; Washburno, 3; Wheeler, ? There being no choke, tbe Clerk proceeded to call the roll lor tho sixth ballot as follows:? ftiXTU BALLOT. Statu. Alabama Arkansas California. Colorado Connecticut Delaware Florida Georgia Illinois Indiana. Iowa Kaunas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Mas* irbuftctts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Nebraska Nevada Ne\s Hampshire New Jersey New York ?. North Carolina. Ohio Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Mam1 Mouth Carolina Tennessee Texas Vermont Virginia West Virginia Wisconsin Arnona Dakota Idabo Montana New Mexico Utah Washington Wyoming District of Columbia. Totals. 3 2|t>8 3Uh 113 111 81 s 40 When Alabama was called thoro was no response Tue Chair?shall tune bo given the Alabama delega tion lor consultation? (Crios of "Object "') The Cuair?I think it la really right of ft delegation to consult. Mr .Iakdkx, of New York?I think It It about time that tho delegations Irom tho dilfercnt Isrse States s'jouId retire to consult. (Cries of "No, na") Our delegation is so lar^o and spread out that It la Impos sible lor us to consult. Tbe t'HAiit?Does tbe geatlomftB move ? recess? (Cries of "No!" ??No!") Mr. M add SB?If the iislegsllona have not ft ohaoceto consult here they ought to be allowed to retire. the Chair- -What motion doea the gentleman make? Mr. MaimiK*?The Chair announced that tbe delega tions should "hsve time io consult before announcing ther vote. I move for a recess. Mr. Ci-mhack?I rise to a point of order. Tho roll u now being called. Mr kAnnan? I move we tske s recess for one hour. Mr. Cm RACK?I he roll is being csd led and the mo> tlou is oui ol order. The Chair? t he point of order is made that, tha roll call having been commenced, a motion lor an ad journment or reecss la not in order. Tho chair decldaa that tbe point Is well taken. The change in the vote of North Carolina, which bad Eirrii Ulsme nothing on the fourth or tilth silot. was greeieil with cbcera, and thai in Pennsylbsnis, which gave h I in lourtcen votes, provoked umcb enthusiasm on tbe floor, as well as in Uie gsilerien The gam ta that of South Carolina was similarly received, as irlends oi liristow and Hayas were also jubiUut over tbe srce>aioni ot their fftvoritea sad rapturously applauded Isvorsbie changes. lho Cntia?Mr. Blaine has received :so# votes (ap. plauaei; Hayes, 113; Bristow, 111; Morton, Aft; Coak ilftg.tl; Hartrsaf t. M; Wasbbnrn, 4; Wheeler,! There being bo choioe Dm roll wm otUM for the sev enth time, an follow*:? IIVIITV BALLOT. Staff t. Alabama. .t Arkansas. Calilornia. . Colorado Connecticut Delaware K.orida Georgia Illinois hid.una Iowa Kaunas K Mil lucky Louisiana Hume Mary Ian l M ussucli usetts Michigau Minin sola. Mi*?i*Mippi Missouri Nebraska. Novuda Niw Hampshire New Jersey New York.. North Carolina Ohio Oregon l'ennsy ivaniu Khodc Island South Carolina Tennessee Texas Vermont Virginia Woit Virginia W Isconsin Arizona Dakota District ot Columbia. Idaho Montana New Mexico l!Uli Washington Wyoming Totals i 351 38-1 21 Necessary for choice, 379. I mined lately alter the call began a delegate from New York said:?I move we take a recess of tea minutes. (Cries of "N'o, no.") The Chair?The point of order Is made that the call iu'j ot the roll having been commenced the motlou for a recess Is not. in order. Mr. Euick?1 ask permission for tho New York dele gation to withdraw. The Chair?If iho New York delegation desires to withdraw thoy cau do it at thoir own motion, without addressing the Chair. Immediately alter Colorado was called the New York delegation withdrew, lollowlng tho example set by the Pcnu-ylvamaiis. Just alter Colorado had been cslled a delegate from Virginia arose and said, "There are gentlemen on tho tloor who do not belong to tho Convention. I insist upon their boing removed." There wux no necessity lor exertion on the part of tho Sergeant-at-Arms. as the outsiders quietly walked from among the dele gatus. At this momoui the New York delegation began to withdraw to an ante-room|for consultation. Mr. Kooeus, of New York? I ask unanimous consent that tho call be suspended until tho delegations who desire to do so can retire and return. (Cries of "No I" and "Yes, yes!") The Chair?It requires unanimous consent to sus pend the coiling of the roll. Several delegations uiako tho motion. Mr. Amulkr, of Ohio?I move that a recess be takon for fifteen minutes to allow the delegations time to consult. Tho Ciuia?It is not iu order to make that motion pending the roll call. (Contusion.) Mr. Amblkk?I move to suspend the rules. The Chair?'That motlou or uny other Is not In order whlio the roll Is being called. (Disorder.) Mr. Aurlkk?Wo will havo to stay here then in this contusion and watt until It subsides. The New York delegation returned at this Juncture and rosumed their seats. TUS FIRST IIKKAK. William C cm back, ascended the platform, amid breathless expectation, and spoke as follows:?Gentle men of tho Convention, a very unpleasant duty is now imposed upon me, as ohalrman of the Indiana delegation, in withdrawing from tho further consideration of this Convention the natno ol the great statesman. I express my own docp regret, as well as that of every delegate lrom In diana, and evory alternate and every cltisen of Indiana who belongs to the republican party. (Cheers.) When 1 nay he stands in the Senate ot the United States the peer ot tho noblest and the nest, I utter a truth that will not be disputed by any republican In the United States of America. (Cheers.) But we feel that the time has come tor us not to ai<k any longer that our friends shall stand by us. We thank them lor the noble support ibat thoy havo given us in this Convention, and In withdrawing his name Indiana casts twenty live Totes lor Ruihor lord B. Hayos. The cheoring and applauso and yells which followed this announcement lasiod (or lully tan minutes. The galleries wore wild with exciietaeut, gentlemen jumping upon the seats and waving: their bats and canon iu the air, while the ladies used their handker chiefs to show their predilection. After adding Uve votes (or B. H. Bristow. Mr. Cumback returned to his delegation amid deafening cheers. Cheers came from ovory part ol the baiL THK SMCOND BRBAK. When Kentucky was called General Harlam stepped to thu platlorm, and when the applause subsided said:? "Mr. 1'rbsjdbnt andGbmtlbmbn of tub Comvkbtiox? The ropublioans of the Stale of Kentucky leel deeply gratilled lor the very cordial support which our dis tinguished fellow citizen, Colonel Briatow, bos receivod from the delegates of the various Stales, both North and South. We feel especially grateful to those gallant men ol Massachusetts and Yermout anil oih"r Slates ol Now England. When it was circulated Irotn otio end ol' tbe land to the other that Benjamin 11 Bristow was not to be President because be was bora aud rained In tbe South, Massachusetts, Vermont, Kliodo Island and Connecticut did blm and us tbe honor to say Bristow was true to republican principles. (Ap plause.) Without detaining you longer, I have ooiue upon the stand (or tbe purpose of withdrawing tbe nuine of Henjamm U. Brlniuw and casting tbe eolira vote of Kentucky for Kutborlord 11. Hayes." The cboertng wbicb followed this unlookcd-(or an nouncement was almost deafening. It came irom all I?ariB ol tbe ball, with tbe accompaniment ol hut wav ing, with stamping and hand clapping. It was one of the enthusiastic moments of the Convention. TUB THIRD BRKAK. During this demonstration Mr. Cumback took bis place on tbe platlorm and said:? "Ukxtlbmbk?As tho namo of Benjamin H. Bristow has lieon withdrawn, I am instructed to call the other (ivo votes ot Indiana lor Rutherford B. Hayes." (Loud clitiers, which lastod several minutes.) Colonel Imubrboll. of Illinois, rose to a point of order, but tried iu vain to make himself heard Tho sceno at this point was utmost indescribable. Number* ot delegates mounted their seats, and, wav lug their bats and tans, yelled "Hayes." The crowd in the galleries was equally demonstrative. The noise continued ubout live minute*' daring which time Colonel lngersoll maintained liIs position on tbe tloor to press his point ol order that the vatool Indiana could not ho changed. Mr. Kdiok, ol New York?I rained a similar question some time ago, and it was ruled out of order. We in sist ou toe same ruling now. The Chair?A question of order'is always in ordor. This is simply a quoation of order relerriug to the im mediate proposition ol tbe gentleman from Indiana to change the vote. Mr. Koick?II tbe Chairman remembers, on a similar pro|>ositlon, to change a vols it was rulod out of order. Tho Ciiair?To change a vote is a matter of the highest privilege and is always in order. Tho gentle man (mm Illinois will make his poiut of order. Colonel Isokrsoll? My point is that it is against the rulo to make a change Ot voce while tho roll call is pro ceeding. (Cheers.) The Ciiair (shouting at tbe top of his voice to make hiraselt heard)?Tho gentleman irom Indiana rises on a question of the correction of tbe vote ot his delega tion uoou which the gentleman from Illinois raised j the t>oiiu of order that undsr the lourth rule the change I cannot be made. (Ureal confusion in the body of the hall.) Tbe provision of the rule is that when any Slate hus announced Its vote it shall so stand (Interruption and noise ou the right) Tub Chair decided the point well taken. The call ol tbe roll was proceodod with. roi'KTii break The change of Mississippi to Hayes provoked an other outburst ol yelis. TUB RRRAK Or KKW YORK. When New York was called Mr. Pomeroy said, 'To ndieate that New York is In lavor of amity and vio ory, she casts sixty-one votes for Kutherford B. Hayes and nine votes tor James U. Blaine." This report was greeted with ferocious cbeera. THB SIXTH BKBAK. When Montana was called the chsirmsn said that Montana, yielding to no one in admiration of the gal lant statesman from Maine, oasts her two votes for Rutherlord B Hayes. The result of the vote wss known as soon as the roll call was over, and the delegues on the victorious aids abandoned themselves to shouts of triumph. TIIM VI.KAL VOTE. The ( "air?Tbe vole is as follows:?Total number, 766; necessary to a cholco, 379; Hayes, 384, (lurious and continued applause which drownod the music ol the bsnd); Blaine, 361; Bristow, 21. Kutherford B. Hayes, of tbe Staio ol Ohio, having re celved a majority of all the votes cast, is hereby declared to be the nominee of this Convention' tor tbe o?ce o( President ol the lulled Slates Ills moved that tbe nomination of ihe Convention be made unanimous, and on that Mr. Frye, ol Mains, has lbs floor. MAIMS ORBKTS HATH*. Mr. Pnvn, of Maine?Mr. President. 1 know well that this immense and enthusiastic Convention will pardon me il I ssy Inst one word ot kindness snd ol thanks to the glorious supporters that our candidate (Mr. Blaine) has bad hare. (Applause). No words OT mine can ex press tba thanks which Mains gives you men who have stood by her as yen have here to dty. Uod biaas you forever and torever. (At ibis point Mr. Frya'a voire, in consequence of hoarseness, became almost Inaudible.) 1 have dona too much hallooing for James O. Blame to preserve my vole?k (Applause and laughter.) We recognixe tho fact that tbe Convention, In its wisdom, has selected the Hon. Mr. Hayes as Its standard bearer in this next contest for liberty, tor justlca, for humanity and lor eivUitatton: and ins State of Malna accepts and in dorses, fully and completely, and rejoices la tho nomi nation ot Mr. Hayes. (Cheer*.) Our gailunt chielinin, James 0. Mialne, in September next, shall take tbe Hold in the State of Maine (or th<' man you have se lected, aud we will secure mat Slate (or such by 20,009 majority. (Cheers.) And then when we have Qmabed Maine we will go onward, under tbe lead of Blaine, Into the old Commonwealth ot Mu&sacijuselta (Cheers.) Aud wo will aweep her, with their help (looking at the Massachusetts delegation), by 80.000 majority. Mr. Fan's voice at this lime became so huakr that he could hardly apeak, lie realised it waa impossible lor him to go on, aud tberetore said:?'"It >? useless lor mo to try to apeak. My voice Is all gone." Judge Poland, or Vermont?Let me suggest that you do not try to apeak loud. Speak In your urdlnary toue of voice and we will keep quiet. DMAHIMOl'8 XOIIIMATION OF UAYKS. Mr. Fky'ic?I will cloae by simply saying, or leaking tbe motion, or Beconding the motion tliut baa been tuade, tliat tho Domination ol Itutberford li. Hayes be made unanimous. (Deafening cheers.) Tho Ciia'ii?Tho question is. shall the motion be agreed to without a dissent ng voice? The CuAia?It is unanimously agreed t& (Choer Ing ) Aftera livoly solectlon by the orchestra the Chair staiod that there was ne business ponding bolore tbo Convention. Senator La wis, of West Virginia?I move that the chairman appoint a comiu'ttoo ot flvo to wall upon Governor (layus and to inform bim of his unanim ous uoininatlon by this Convention. ? The motion was put and curried. candidatkn ron Tim vies puksiuixcv. A delegate from New Jersey movod to proceed to the nomination ol Vice President Tbe motion was earned. Judge 1'oi.?nu, ol Vermont?I nominate the Hon. William A Wbieler, of New York. (Cheers.) General IlAwutr, ot Connecticut?l beg leave to put In nomination lor tbe Vice Presidency of the United Slates tbe Hon. Mars bull Jewell. (Cheers.) Hon. Judge Hoak?In bebalt of tbe Slate of Massa chusetts 1 sccoud tbo nomination of Hon. William A. Wbeelor, of New York, lor the Vice Presidency, and I desire to say tliat there are many inhabitants of that Statu who would willingly intrust the Presidoncy to this great und honorable statesman. (Choers.) Mr. Tuom as C. Platt, o( New York?In behalf of tho delegation of New York 1 desire to put in nomination tbo Hon. Stewart I.. Woodford. (Choers.) A delegate movod that the roll be callod, and that each Stale having u candtduie should then present his name to tbe Convention. The motion w?s curried. The Ci.kkk ben an tbe call of tlie rolL When Indiana was called Mr. Cuinback took tbe platform. Mr. Cm back?Mr. Chairman aud gentlemen of the Convention (great coniusiou)? Tbe CiiAiK?Will tbe gentleman on tbe lolt, near tho Illinois delegation, be seated 1 Colonel Inuiusoll, Chairman of the Illinois dele gation?Illinois gives forty-two votes lor Wbeelor. (Laughter.) Mr. Couuack?Indiana, by a large majority of her delegates, rises to second tbo nomination of tliut gallant soldier, that wise statesman, that pure patriot, Stewart L. WoodlOrd, of New York. When Kentucky was called Mr. Haklax said:?"I am dlreoted by tbo unanimous vote ol the Kentucky delegation in this Couvontion to present for the offlcu of Vico President of the United Statos that distin guished soldier and sialosrnau. General Joseph K. Hawley, of Connecticut." When Mississippi was called Mr. Scldom said:?'*Mr. Chairman and gaiulemeu ot tbe Convention?I am re quested by the Mississippi delegation to. riso to second the nom'nation of one whom wo believe will add strength to our ticket and whom wo beliove will especially add strength and dignity to our ticket in toe South. It Is very often tho custom ol Conven tions to pay bat small altcutlon to the nomination of tbe second man upon the ticket. Hut we have learned by bitter ?xporieuco in our country that a no loss pure and true patriot should bo placed upou tbe second place than upon tho Orsu It is with pleusure, coming uway oil Irom tbe Gull as we do, that wo sccoud tbe nomination of one llvtug near tbe lakes. It Is with pride and pleasure that Mississippi seconds tbo nomination ot Mr. Stewart L Woodlord, ol New Yoric, and I would say to tno delegates of tbe Southern States that I have hail tho pleasure of conversing with Mi; Woodlord aud learned from him what is dourer to us than tho tlmo of this Convention, that be will, with all of that buraing uloquonco that snatched the luir State of Onio from tbo hands of the domocracy, go to our Southern country and thoro tako tbo stump, in the laneot tho Kuklux op position In the lace ol opposition that you men in tbo North know nothing of, and help us to rotnovo the lair fortunes ot the land of Mapunlia and tbe mocking bird. We will ask simply that the Southern delegatus support the nominee, Stewart L Woodford. Mr. PlTNsr, of New Jcrsoy, tbon came forward, and commencing a speech, bad reached the point where ho informed the Convention be bad beeu directed by his delegation to do something, when a band, lollowod by a crowd of enthusiastic Hayes men, marched into tho hall, and with their noise completely swamped Mr. Intonded Pituo.v's utterance. When tbe baud sub sided Pitney proceoded as follows:?I am directed by the unanimous vole of the delegation from Now Jersey to present to this Convention the name ol a candidate lor the Vice Presidency of the United States. The name I shall present is that of an honorable, not to say, illustrious lineage; a uian of spotless, untarnished reputation and character; a man, whom no slander has over dared to assail; one who is, like Coisar's wile, in ?il respects above and beyond suspictou; a man who during tbe dark day of tho rebellion devoted his whole time und energies to aiding tbe Executive of his State in the great work ol enlisting, equipping mud forward, ing to the front volunteers to aid in suppressing tho rubullion; a man who has always served bis State with great credit and ability, and in a long course in the United States Senate the poer of those who stood by him there; a man who at all times and under all cir cumstances has proved himself to be a truo republican and unreal statesman. Tbe name that I present Is that of Frederick Theodore Frellngbuyscn, of New Jersey. A Uklkgatk yitoii Iowa?Mr. President. Mr. Preai dent Tho Chair?Tho gentleman from New York, Mr. James. bait tlie floor. Mr. Jauies bad ascended tbo platform and been rec ogutsed by the Chair, hut bad not commoncod to speak owing to tho contusion, tbe Cbair using tbe gavel freely to restore older. A Dklkuatk kiiom Iowa?I want simply to appeal to tbe gentlemen to consider tho delegates who do not want to make speeches, but wbo want to make a nom ination and go borne. Tbo Oiiaih?The Cbatr baa no control whatever over that mailer. A Dhi.kuatb from Ohio?On with the regular order. Hkxkt It. Jamks, of New York?Mr. Chairman, tbo gentlemen of tbo Cotiveullou?flfly-otghl members of tbe Now York delegation?responded to the calls of tbeir chairman lor a consultation on the quostion ol tbe Vice President. Throe names ol distinguished New Yorkers were prosenied to tbe delegation, uud, they stood?'JV lor William A Wheeler, ID for4 Governor Morgan and 1J for Stewart L. Woodlord. Alter that a vote was taken to givo tho expression of the meeting, and it was unanimously in favor of William A Wneeler, ol New York. (Cheors.) A gontlcmau (in hehali ol several delegates from New York)?No vole was takon. Mr. Jamks?I am informed by the chairman that there was. At all events, [I you object to It. In bebalt of tho friends of William A. Wheoier all over tbIs land, I nominate him lor (lie oflloo ol Yice President. A IiKi.Ki.Ark from Nkw York?That has already bosn done by Massachusetts. ( Mj. Jamks? And I want to show you, gentlemen of the Convention, that William A. Whoe,or tCrius of "Tune ! " "Tttuu!") Mr. Jamks?Has been lor twonty-oue years a tried and trusted republican (Crios ol "lime!" "Time!" nnd confusion.) Mr. Jaxks?Aud you will have uo Johnson or any un certain man iu him. (Contusion). Mr. ItrsssLL, of Texas?It is with great pleasure that I rise bvfora the Convention to sccond the nomination ol that statesman uud patriot from Couueoticut, Mar shall Jewell. (Applause.) fhero have been great names mentioned In conneotlon with the position; but it is no disparagement to those other n.ituee to pay that he is, imieed, tho superior ol auv of tbetu in all of tho ; matters requisite to the second executive olfl or ot tbis I natlou. He is uot unknown to the people of tho United j Stales; 1 ?av he is not unknown to ihcui. Ills digui- ? I lied, courteous and csllurod bearing at tbe Court of toe C/ar of ltussia bears evidence ot the highest type ' of American genius ana lofty statesmanship. His gi gantic strhlo in reforming the postal service of the country is marked and impressed all alonir his path way since lie became a member of the Cabinet under President Grant. Tbe Chaiii?Tbe roll call of the Statos has been com pleted, aud nominal ions lor Yico President have been 1 made. What is the pleasure of the Convention? ; (Cries of go on balloting.) Mr. Ckbsma, of Pennsylvania?When Pennsylvania was called we did not uoar ii on behalf of our delega tion, and. speaking for myself, I want to second tho nomination of the first class republican, William A. Wheoier, of New York. (Cheers ) Tbo Chair directed tho clerk to read tho list of nomi nations. after which tbe cull of the States was pro ceeded with. A ballot was then beguu. Wheu Con necticut was called tho chairman of the delegation, understanding that one person nominated was not a candidate, said, "Connecticut casta eleven Votes for Jewell and one lor Wheeler." Wheu New York was reached Lieutenant Governor WoonrORU went on the platform and was gruuiod per mission to say a word. Ho s|M>ke as loilons:?Mr. Chairman ucd Gentlemen of the Conveuliou?It has always been my belief that no cttlxeu should ask ofllee at the bauds ol his fellows, and that none should de- ] clino responsibility. The vole of my delogauou tins beeu polled, and without suggestion my owu iihiuh was meutionod for the Vice Presideucv. The majority of < my delegation did not desire to present my name. In this 1 am sure they show their groat good sense, and, gratetul for the privilege of working In the ranks of the party, and assuring you that what lies in my power from now to tbe election to secure the ratification by the people of the work you do will be most gladly done. Permit me to withdraw my name from tbe nomination. (Cheers.) On motion, three ringing cheers were thon accorded Mr. Woodford. When Ttnnessco had been reached Wheoier had re ceived over aoo votes, and it was apparent that ho was nominated. Mr. Kklloug. of Connecticut?Mr. President, by unanimous consent i would like to withdraw tho name of Marshall Jewell and move the unammoiia nomination ot William A. Wheoier, of New York. Tbe Chaib?Will the Convention suspend tbe roll call at this point to make the nomination ol William A. Wheeler ?nanlmous ("Yes! Yes I") RON IXATIOK or MR. WHKM.hR The Chair put the motion aud it was carried, and ha announced that William A. Wheeler, having received a majority of the voies ? this Convention. Is berebv de clared tbe nominee for Vico President ef the L ulled States (I.oud cheers.) Mr. Howard, ol Michigan?Mr. Chairman, I move you, sir, that a comic if ee be appointed to act in con [ Junction with the Chairman of the ('(invention, on a ; committee to wait upon tbe nominees of tbis Con | venilon aid solicit their acceptance on the plaUorot | adopted. Carried. A TIUOUV FROM HLAINR. The Chairman then read the following telegram:? WssHijforox, 1). 0., Jan* IS, 1878. To the Hon. Eoosxa Hal* I b'po that vou will And it convenient to *top In Colutcbas and t>e?r my congratulations and ?lucre personal respects and rogtrdt to Governor Hayes. JAMES G. BLAINE. The reading of tbo telegram was received with cheers. a national committkr. Mr. Cimsack, of Indiana?I move that the delegation be seatod, and that we determine on a nalioual commit ter Lei us do that at onoo, and then wo will adjourn. In accordance with his motion the lollowtng were appointed members of the committee, with the under standing tbat delegates from Texas should l>c appointed lu the evcuing:?Jerry Haralson, Selma, Ala.; Powell Clavton, Arkansas; John C. Gorbam, California; Mar ?ball Jewell, Connecticut; Samuel If. Harrington, Dela ware; William J. Eurman, Florida; James 0, Devol, Georgia; James P. Root, Illinois; William Cumback, Indiana; John Y Stone, Iowa; Jobn A. Martin. Kansas; Wm. C. Uoodloe, Kentucky; P. B. S. Pinchbeck, l.ouisl una;Wm. P. 1'rj e. Maine; Charlea C. Fuller, Maryland; Georgo F. Boar, Massachusetts; Zachariab Chandler, Mlchignn; John T. Avorlll, Minnesota; G. M..Buchanan, Mississippi: Chauncey Y. Killey, Missouri; L. W. Os born, Nebraska; 9obn P. Jones, Nevada; Georgo A. Haisey, New Jersey; A. B. Cornell. New York; Thomas B. Knogh. North Carolina; A. T. Wlckolf, Ohio; H. W. Scott, Oregon; Nelson W. AldriUge, Penn.-ylvanla; John J. Patterson, South Carolina; William Ruin, Ten nessee ;M. & COtbum, Vermont; J. P. Seucr, Virginia; Jol'u W. Mason, Grafmn, West Virginia.; Ehbu Kiios, Wiscousln; Newton Edmonds, Dakota; S. J. Bowen, District of Columbia; Thomas Donaldson, Idaho; a. H. lleattre, Montana; Stephen B. Elkins, New Mexico; John Ii. McBride, Utah; Orange Jacobs, Washington Territory; Joseph M. Cary, Wyoming Territory; Will lam K. Chandler, New Hampshire; W. Eldrldge, Rhode la .and. ADDITION TO Till PLATFORM. Mr. Surrn, of New York?As secretary of t!io Com mittee on Resolutions I desire to report the following declaration, and move tbat It be addod to tho plat form :? That wo prefect as our candidates for President and Vies l'reafdent ol tln> United State* two dlstinKuisbed statesmen of eminent aldllty and cliarai-ter. and eonncieatioualy tilted lor those two hitfli offices, and we confidently apnea! to the American people to iiilrnat the administration of tbelr pub lic affairs to Hutheriord B. Hayes aud William A. Wheeler. The Cuair?Shall It be unanimously adopted f It was agreed to. THANKS TO TOR CHAIR. Mr. IiRwim (Virginia)?Gentlemen ol the Convention, I rise to offer tho thanks of this Convention to the dis tinguished individual who has presided ovor this meet ing. 1 will road the resolution;? Resolved. That the President of this Convention Is enti tled to the thanks of this body for the able and Impartial manner In which he haa discharged his arduous duties. The resolution was adopted.* Tbunks were also tendered to the secretaries, ser geuM-at-arms, Ac., and also, on motion of the Chair, to the oilizeus of Cincinnati lor their hospitality and kinJness. ? , Mr. Kuolrrton (on behalf of the Ohio delegation and of all the people of Ohio)?I ifesire to return ihknks lor the nomination of our candidate as President of the United Stales. Mr. Kkys, of Wisconsin?I move that we now ad journ tine dia. The motiou was put and carried, and the Convention adjourned. THE CANDIDATES. SKSTOH OV GOVERNOR BCTBZB70BD B. HAYES, OF OHIO. Rutherford B. Hayes, of Ohio, who was yestorday nominated at Cincinnati as tho republican candidate for President of the United Stales, Is stlU a young man, and bus tbo reputation of possessing good abilitlos and Is gonorally admitted to bo an honest man, as ho certainty Is an earnest republican. He was born at Delawaro, Ohio, October 4, 1822, and was graduated from Kenyon College. Subsequently he studied at the Cambridge Law School anu adopted the law as a profession, begin ning tbo practice in Cincinnati, whero he still resides. In le>M ho was made City Solicitor, an olUce which he held uutil 1861, when he entered the army as Mqor of tuo Twenty-third regiment of Ohio volunteers. UKNKRAli HAY KS' MILITARY RXCORD. The regiment was organized at Camp Chase in June, 1861. with William S. Rosoorans as Colonel and Stanby Matthews as Lioutonant Colonel. Before taking the Held Rosecranz was appointed a brigadier general in the regular army; and Colonol Scammon succeeded him in the regiment. Hayes oontlnuod with the regiment and went with It Into servlee in Wost Virginia, where It remained for a year, and during that lime he was promoted to be lieutenant colonel. In August, 1802, it was transferred to Washington and Joined McClellan's army, at that time on the movement which culminated in the battle of Antletam. At South Mountain Lieu tenant Colonel Hayes was In command and was severely wounded. AS soon as his wounds were hastily dressed he returned uf his place and persisted In remaining until he was carried off tbo field, in the autumn of 1863 the regiment was again ordered to West Virginia, and Colonel Scammon boing promoted soon after their arrival at Clarksburg, Llentenant Colo nel Hayes succeeded him. He remalnedln the Kanawha Valloy during the winter and throughout the next sum mer, undergoing much toll snd many hardships. In the baltlo of Cloyd Mountain, In May, 1864, the regi ment took a prominent part, and, being soon after ward transferred to General Hunter's command, it ?bared In all the hardships of hit campaign in the Sbonandoah Valley. At tho battle of Opequan Hayes was In command of the First brigade of Genoral Crook's command. Crook'* command was ordered to make a flank attack, and Hayes' brigade had the ex treme right ol tho Inlautry. The position was not easily reached, but, throwing out a line of skir mishers, tho brigade advanoed across two or three open llelds under a scattering lire, driv ing tbe enemy's cavalry. Wbou the enemy's line of laluuiry came Into viow be opened a oriak artillery tire, but the brigade moved forward uudcr this llro at double quick. Coming to a thick fringe ol undorbush tbey dashed through it und cane feupon a deeu slough forty or lllty yarus wide and nearly Kvaist doep. It seemed impossible to got through It, and tho whole line staggered. Just then Colonel Hayes plunged In under a shower of bullots, and with bis horse sometimes down, but, bravely struggling against every oltsincle, he rode, wadod and dragged Lis way througU the morass?tlio flrst man over. Ouce over tho slouch he continued In the advance, and, Colonel Iiuvall, the division commandor, being wouuded, ho was for the rest of the day lu command of the division. Tho regiment was at tbe affair at North Mountain, September 20, 1804, and also served with Sneridan In the Valley of Virginia. At the end of this service Colonel ilayes was rewarded with a briga dier-hip, and hia record, If not a brilliant one, was Islghly creditablo in every sense. At the oloso of tho war General Kayos issued tho following sententious fkrowoll order:? Hbadquarteiis Second Brigade, Pi est Division.) Uki*.?iit?h.m West Viboinia, :? Nsw Ckeee, W. Va . April t>, IHtiS. ) To tiie OrricKBs aki> Men or the First Hriuadk, Kiiist Uivimo). l)Kr.?i:TME!iT or West Viruihia:? It i? with very great regret that I have beau compelled to part Willi the udieers sr.it m n of lite first brigade. With many ol you 1 have been associated In tbe service almost our'yuars, with tlirne of the regiments of the brigade more tbuu two yean, aud with all the regiments daring the Mem orable campaign ut lPkit. Tue battle of Cioyd Mountain, the burning cm Mew Klvcr bridge and tlie night marcb over t?alt i'oini Mountain, uiidor General Crook, in May; tne days noil nights ot marching, llgutmg aud starring on the ltynchburg raid in June: tlie deli-at al Winchester (ud the retreat on J nly J4 and the skirmishing, marching and countermarching in llie Shenandoah Valley in August; the bloody aud brilliant victories in iteptenber; tlie night battle at Berryviile; tlie turning of the enemy's left al Slier duu's battle of Winchester; the avalanche which swept (lnwn North Mountain upon the relel ?> roi.gboid at Kisiier's Hill; the Una! eon ilict in October: the surprise and defeat of the morning, aud the victory or the evening at- Cedar Creek?these, and a thousand oilier events slid sceues iu tbe campaign of IPSM, form part of our commou rscollections which wo sre not likely ever to foiget. As lung as tlier are rem ? inhered we shall be reminded of each other, and of tbe friendly aud agreeable relations which so loug existed be tweea us. It la very gratlfviug to me that 1 was allowed to serve with you until we received together the tid ng> of tne irreat victory winch ends the rebellion. Whatever lusy lie your lortune I shall not cease to feel a lively interest In every thing ahlch concerns your weltare aud your reputa tion. l uiier the able an<l gallant officer who succeeds me, under whom we have served together with >o much satis lactioa, 1 am confident thai your Inturo will be wortuy of y ur past. As an erg* illation and as individuals you have ray most lerveut wishes lor your happiness and success. K. li I1AYKS, Brigadier Ueneral. UKSKRAL II AY EH IS COXU R ES*. In 1884 General Ilayes wan electcd a Kepresontative In Congress; bul lila general order above quoted shows thai lie neither ahundobiMi his command to sccuro his election, nor retired from tho dangers of the camp und Held alt>-r It was sncurud. l,n Congress be made no mark, and It was scarcely to be expected that be would wh< n it is remembered that among his colleagues were Hobort C. Schenck, John A. Bingham, Columbus l>elauo. James M. Ashley and Samuel She.l.ibarger, all bolter known and abler men tit.in be. Ho served on the Committee on l'rivate Laud Claims and as Chair tuain 01 the Library Committee, aud earned no oilier distinction than that ol votiug uniformly w:th bis party, lie was re-clouted to the fortieth Congress In lxo . hot alter serving ono session of Ins secoud term bo resigned to become tho Governor of <>t?MX UKSEHAI. HAYES A* l.OVSRKott. General Hayes waa first elected Governor of his State ' In 1x07, his opponent being Alleu G. Thurinan. His majority was a Muall one, being only 'J.WH3 oat of a vote of 483.000. In 1*09 he was again a candidate, this nine being opposed by Ueorge U. T'sndleton, who consented to head the democratic ticket nlier tho nomination had been declined by tlonornl Bosecrans. He was nomi nated a third time In 1875 and elected over the venerable William Allen, tho principal issue in the campaign being tbo school question. The contest for the nomi nation was with Jnuge Tan. now Attorney General, and tlie result wus due to a letter which General Hayes wrote the mglii before the Convention, of which tbe following is an extract:? "I caarot allow my name to bo used against Judge Taft. He became a candidate after 1 declined. Ho Is a pure man aud a souud republican. I will not accept a nomination obtained with centest against blm." Ihe attempt to nominatu Taft failed, and then Hayea became ? candidate and was nominated and elected. He has IIlied Ins third term acceptably, and now, If the fates will, he is ready to change irotn tbo Kxecutive ol a State to the Kxectiilvo of the nation. HIS APPKARA.ICR ASD MANSER. A Heralo correspondent recently bad an tntorvlow wlU Governor Hayea, aad tl waa taaa fca described the man and iHi?tart his chances:?In the Irora time to Unit, we were eecusioniod M get, begin* ning with the high top doc of General Sherman and running down the gamut, furtive binia and rumora tliat Uayea wouU make a strung candidate lor Proal dent, thai Hajra waa the secret choice ot the West, that he waa a man of great though unrevealed political strength, a man ol great but uurecognized ability, and that, id short, he was the comiUK man, the '-Ureal U?known" recently Uncovered aad brought to light. To people In the Kant the name of llaye? la a vague and nebulous quantity. We know there must be some such man, and that he duii have performed some achievement to aend bis name ailoat op and down the laud as a candidate lor the Presidency; but the name gives us no clow lo his personality, to hie weight ur capacity, to his deeds or possibilities. We are liumliar with all the other caudidaies, the courtly Conkling, the gallant Tbariuan, tho fiery Blaine, the reforming Tilden, the restless Morion, the rlrtuous Bristow, tho hii'b-ioncd Bayard; but Hayes touches us nowhere. Yet it is not a remote possibility that this, to us, ob scure innn may be the republican standard bearer for tho Presidency. Far mora unlikely things have happened. The circumstances being favorable and my curiosity being plquod, I look a stroll into the State House this morning, with a view of having at least a look at the man who is beyond quostlou Ohio's favorite soo. 1 found Governor Haves busy signing papers in his private olDce, and when 1 subsequently lull hno it was with tho conviction that lor a Presi dential candidate ho was the inoat unconcerned one I ever met His bead an I face aro good: tho former high and expansive, the latter well tilled out by an ample light brown board. Judging by his oyes he haa rtudlod long and bard. What particularly struck me jras bis voice, its llbre and resonance. I had heard that in tiie war be was one ol the most dashing officers in Sheridan's daabing urmy, and that no buglo blast could thrill the soldiers' eouls like tho ringing tones of llayes' voice sweepiug along the lines. Tbero waa that quality lu it as he spoico that indicated the man of grit and resolution, and yet It was ino voice ot a modest, unpretentious man, who, by unanimous re port, would docliuo to cross the street, if it took him out ot his way, lo bo President or the United States. Thero was nouo of '.hat nervous evasiveness about bin in tbe presence of an interviewer peculiar to most political candidates, and he talked of tbe situation as unreservedly aa if he had no mure conoern in it than bis questioner. It is worthy of romark that General Hayes and Governor Havis Is also Or. Hayes, being made a LI* U by Cambier College lu 187&. 8KKTCH OF WILLIAM A. WHEELER, OF NEW YORK. William A. Wheeler, who has been nominated for Vice President on tbe ticket with General Hayes, is ? nativo of this Slate, having been bora at Malone, In Franklin county, Jane 3,1810. Ho Is of Welsh and Eng< lish extraction. Mr. Wheeler received a common school education, after which he spent a year at the Univer sity of Vermont, being a member of the class of 1842. Subsequently he studiod law and began tho practice in his native county. His first olflco was that of District Attorney, to which he was elected in 1848 as a demo crat; but tbe next year he entered tbe Assembly as ? whig, and was re-elected in is50. Business, however, engrossed most ol his attention, and after ho had been at the bar about eight years bo became cashier of tho Bank of Malone, a position which he held lor many years. About tbe same time he waa appointed clerk to the Board of Directors of tho Ogdonsburg and Rouse's Point Railroad, and ho bo came the President of the road in 1857. In tho latter year he was oiected to the State Senate, where ho sorved one term, being Chairman of tho committees on banks aud privileges and elections. Ho was also chosen President pro (cm. of the Senate iu 1858. In 1860 he was elected to the Thirty-seventh Congress, but wds not re eloctod. It Is especially noteworthy that during his first torm iu Congress Mr. Wheoler voted lor the act appropriating lands to tne Union Pacific Kailroad. In 1867 Mr. Wbeolor was elected a mombor of tho Constitutional Convention of this State, and ho was subsequently chosou President of the Convention. Al presiding otlicer ol" this body be lailod to acquire any particular distinction, but the next year he was agaiu elected to Congrosa, and is now serving his tilth term in that body. During the time of tbe Pactfio Railroad legislation Mr. Wheeler was chairman of the Committee charged with that question, oeing appolutod by tho nowly elected Speaker, Mr. Blaine. Mr. Wheeler held the same position in tho Forty-seoond Congress, but in the Forty-third he was succeeded by Mr. Sawyer, of Wisconsin, and he lsnow a member of the Committee on Appropriations. In all this legislation ho was tht consistent friend of the railroads and votod for all ol tho land grants and subsidy moasures. He votod lor all the measures asked for by the N'oi thorn Pacific and lor the grant of 10,000,000 acres to the Texas Pacitlo. He waa also a frieud and advocate of tbe famous Bay Hold and St. Croix attempt in 1872 which the Hbralo did so mucli to deloat. Ou tho question of civil service reform Mr. Whoeler voted to kill Mr. Willard's bill making it a misdemeanor for a Congressman to solicit appointments to office. His prominence at this time Is chietly due to the part 'ho took m effecting tho Louisiana compromise In 1875, by which Kellogg was confirmed in his offlco as Governor and the political troubles in that State ended. THE FEELING IN WASHINGTON. SATISFACTION OF THE PRESIDENT?AH BXPBES SION FBOK OONELINO, BLAINE, MOBTON AMD BRISTOW. Wasbhcotov, June 18, 1870, The excitement in Washington all day went for ahead of anything of the kind In the history of the capital, revealing the wonderful growth of the interest taken by the people nowadays In political affairs. Wherever a branch or sub-station of tho several telegraph lines leading into Washington had posted a bulletin a black maaaof people gathered In the early forenoon and stood waiting patiently until tho decisive seventh ballot 'wu announced. A stranger might hare taken It for an election day and the telegraph branch oDices as so many polling placet, with tholr usual excited throngs ol citizens oxerclsing their right of suffrage. Thore are half a doxen or more of these sub-stations along the line of Pennsylvania avenue, between the Treasury and the Capitol, and at each one was gathered a crowd of several hundred persons, whose anxiety to learn the result of the balloting was evinced in their resoluto enduranco of the hot rays <ff the June sun, with or with out, aa the case might be, the happy intervention of an umbrella. Business in Congress was a faroe, for, what ever the matter in band, the moment a ballot was announced the members broke tor the bulletins In the corridors, or to peer over each other's shoulders at the copy whloh anybody was good enough to bring in npon the floor. Outside of a few unmitigated partisans of Mr. Buune the SATISFACTION OF TBS XKFDBUCAXS at the ticket chosen is unmistakable and hearty. The selection of Ilayes has reconciled every faction and made the followers of every deleatod candidate harmo nious in supporting tho choice of the Convention. The few partisans of Mr. Blaine protest that It Is another Henry Clay sacrifice for a socond Zachary Taylor. Bui It Is only fair to say that Mr. Blaine sets bis adherent* a better exaraplo than the one they copy aftor, and is every wnere coin tnoiidod for the good nature with which he has accepted bis defeat. , But, while the republicans are gratified with the re sult at Cincinnati, tne effect among the democrats la ooe of annqyance, if not of dismay. The nomination of Hayes was so unexpected that it has sorely per plexed them. Had Blaine or Conklmg or Bristow of Morton been lie man tliey would have known the op ponent thcr nad to deal with, but Hayes has dlsooo certod t il era, as they frankly and openly admit. "He is a flrst class fellow," said Sunset Cox, reoall Ing his acquaintance witit him In Congress. "I dread Hayes' nomination more than that of any body else," said Ben Hill, of Georgia. "It's a respectable ticket," said another wall known democrat; and so It went on. The worst tha democrats could any of it was that It was a neutral tloket, bat even then such tlckots ran well. "Well, It has knocked us all to pieces," said one of the ollicials ot the House. "We'll bava to take Tildan now to carry New York, and If we takeTilden the West will bolt aod nominate a soft money ticket.'! Another democrat said:?"We have got to keep our eyes wide open at St. Louis. We'va got to nominate the best kind of a man and we've got to put hia an tha right kind of a platform." tbs patainxxT. During the progreaa of the balloting President Great was keot constantly advised of the varying fortunes of the rival candidates He expreeeed some surprise at the slight recognition of the claims of Conkllng before the Convention, but was led to believe that, after tha complimentary voting was over, he would begin to pick up. It soon, however, boeame apparent to hlra that Mr. Conkllng was out ot the contest, and even tha countenance of tho administration could not prosper his oaosa. When the nomination ef Governor Hayes was announced to the President ho simply remsrked that "Governor Hayes was a good selection and would make a strong candidate." When tho name of Whaelaf waa added the Pretident further remarked that "Mr. Wbeeler would add atrengtb to the ticket, as the recognition of New York waa an im portant eloment in the chances of victory." A few personal friends called upon the President to-night, having traibercd at the White Hease more particularly to have some Iniormal talk about tha ticket. Tha President waa very commaniaatlva, and seemed to act what be had previously stated in convar satlon, tbat he was very much pleased with the tlefcet. Among the party at the White Houae was OemFil Sherman, who, la speaking of tha tioket, said that ha I knew Governor Hay as wall, and a mora etraignttoa.