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NO. *4. sweepstakes.
Ist Prcm.
Bull of any age or blood fJO 00
Cow of any age or blood 10 00
Committee appointed at the Fair.
CLASS D—SHEEP.
James Bridges, General Superintendent.
SO. 25. FINE WOOI.ED SfIEEP.
Ist From. 2d I’rem.
Buck two years old and over I s o' l fl 00
Buck one year old 5 00 2
Ewe two years old and 0ver....... 00
Ewe one year old * 0o 2 00
Buck lamb ... 2 00 1 00
Ewe ■ 2 ltu 100
SO. 20. LONG WOOLED AND MUTTON SHEEP.
Ist From. 2d Prem.
Buck two years old and over fS 00 $1 ("•
Buck one year old 5 00 2 00
Ewe two years old and over 6 00 3 00
Ewe one year old 400 200
Buck lamb 200 100
Ewg lamb 2 00 1 00
SO. 27.
Ist Prem. 2d Prem.
Best lung-wooled merino buck over two
years old **oo
All bucks over three years old must show three of their
iniubs; and in awarding premiums tho committee must
Uko into consideration the quality of their stock and pu
rity of blood; and all exhibitors shall state the age of all
lambs exhibited, to show the brooding qualities of bucks.
Committee appointed at the fair. n
• ' »
CLASS E-SiriA’E.
James Bridges, General Superintendent.
NO. 2*. BEUKSHIREB.
Ist Prem. 2d Prem.
Hoar one year old and upwards.., ......$ io no f 500
Uoar under one year old 8 00 ♦ 00
Sow one year old and upwards 10 00 5 00
Sow under one year old and over six mos s OO ♦OO
Four pigs under six mos of same litter.. 5 Oil 300
NO. 29. POLAND CHINA.
Ist Prem. 2d Prem.
Boar one year old and upwards $ 10 00 $ 5 00
Boar under one year old 8 00 4 00
Sow one year old and upwards. 10 00 5 00
S w under one year old and over six mos 800 400
Four pigs under six months of same litter 500 800
NO :»*. S'VEEI'STAKES.
Best boar of any age or breed f 10 00
Best sow of any age or breod... T 10 uo
no. SI. ' ' !
Best herd of hogs, male and llvo females ovor six
months old, owned by one person or llrm 1* 00
CLASS F—POULTRY.
G, it. McFull, Superintendent
NO. fit 1 !. : i
Ist Prem. 2d Prem.
Pair light bramahs f 2 Ou SIOO
'Pair dark bramahs 2 00 1 <0
I 'air partridge eoc hi ns 2 Uo 1 0o
Pair black cochins 2 00 1 00
Pair hull cochins. .....' 2 00 1 00
Pair white cochins , 2 00 1 00
Pair Plymouth rocks .2 (4) 1 00
Pair S. S. llamburgs '. 2 .00 1 oo
Pair iloudans 2 00 .1 00
Pair bronze turkeys . % 2 oo 100
Pair white turkeys 2 no 1 (Hi
Pair Toulouse geese 1 M 50
l*»ir American geese 1 50 50
Pair white Chint-se geese IGO 50
Pair white leghorns 1 00 50
Pair black or brown leghorns 1 00 50
Mir Polish doo . 50
‘Pair of each variety of games 100 *SO
Pair Pekin dock* 1 00 50
Pair Aylesbury docks. 1 00 50
Pair Muscovy ducks... 1 00 50
Ail entries of poultry must bo made by the coop; each
coop to contain but one pair, a male and female. The
American standard of excellence will govern the judges
in awarding the premiums. All poultry entered for pre
miums to I>c under control of tho Superint©Blent of this
department until the close ol the fair.
CLASS O-CULTIVATORS, CORN PLASTERS,
/'Lines AS If FARM MACHINERY.
Wm. C Alexander, Superintendent.
no 38.
Ist Prem.
< .rain drill.. ' ..$ 200
narrow ' 2 00
Two horse com planter .. 2 00
Field roller 2(0
Two borne sod plow as 2 oo
Two horso fallow plow 2OO
Subsoil plow .. ...-. 2 00
I ion hie or gang plow .... 200
Two horse cultivator 2 00
Best sulky plow 2 00
< Ino horso cultivator 2 00
Farm Gate 2 00
Thresher and cleaner .* 10 On
Iteaperand mower 8 <X)
Mowing machine 3 00
Bitching machine 2 n"
Corn shelter 2 00 ,
Farm pump or water elevator 2 00
Beet furm drain tile not less than 50 feet. 2.00
»* Horse rake 2UO
Hay and >ti aw cutter 8 00
Pigging for hauling hay 2 00
II erae hay fork .. 2 00
Threshers and cleaners will bo required to test their ina- ,
chines on Hu* ground.
CLASS 11 MECHANICAL.
Win. U. Alexander, Superintendent.
NO. 34.*
lst Prcin.
Double seated carriage $ 19 00
Top buggy 7 00
o|>en buggy .5 on
display of jewelry 5 oo
show of silverware and cutlery 6 tti
Two horse wagon, painted 5 on
, spring wagon 6 no
Best specimen 100 front briek, by raanfur 300
Best s|iecimcn of \ doz pottery. by insnf. 3on
* Sofa 200 ’
Variety of topper ware 2 00
Hot made coat for gent 2 09
Set of r hairs •. 2 00
Gun 2 00
Bureau! a On
Bedstead 2 00
Writing desk 2 00
"rnamentfO |kji utiug 2 U»i
Work -tan 1 2 00
Boxen Bruoins 2 00
SpcctaMh sign painting 2 no
Spring ta-d iiottom 2 uo
S|x-cimcE earthenware 2 on
Show of tinware Sin
Shoeing, four shoe* shown on horse 2 00
V ariety ol willow ware 1 uo
Three com baskets 1 oo
Muirn 1 SO
lb e hive. ion
Specimen ol graining 1 On
Washing machine 1 oo
NO. 35.
Ist Prem.
Best double carriage harness $ 5 no
Best single tiaraes* 3 00
Best man’s saddle ami bridle 2 00
Best side saddle and bridle 2 00
Best pair liae boots, by manufacturer ... 200
Best pair lady’s shoes, by manufacturer. 2no
Best assortm’.t children’s boots and shoes 2on ’
Best traveling trunk 2 00
Committee same as !40.
MANUFACTURE IN 18HA
No. 3C.
isi I‘icyi.
Pair of woolen blankets $ 2 (JO
Woolen cloth not U*ss than 10 yards 2 00
Wooiemcarpet not less than 20 yards.... 200
Pair home-made woolen blankets 2 00
Home made women cloth not lc«t than ton yards 200
Hoinc-tuadc woolen carpet not loss than 20 yards %00
Home made flannel not leas than ten yards 2 00
Hearthrug 2 00
Piece of flannel not less than ten yards 2 00
One nu ml red pounds of flour 2 00
Pair of woolen stockings 100
I*air of woolen socks 1 00
Pair of cotton stockings 100
Pair of cotton socks 1 <o
Pair of woolen mittens .. 1 00
Pair of wootan gloves 1 no
Pair of linen atoekhigs.. 1 00
Pairofllnen socks...*.. 1 oo
Five pounds of woolen yarn 2 on
Mpecimnos wool carding.... 2 00
CLASS - J»
TV. U. Lacey, Superintendent., .
NO. 37. rANTRY STORES.
Ist Prem. 2d Prem.
Best and largest collection of canned
fruits and vegetables canned in the
State * $3 00
Five pounds ol butter 8 00 100
Specimen cheese 8 oo l 00
One gallon sorghum syrup 1 00
Five pounds honey’ 2 00
Five pounds orackcrs 1 03
Farmer's rusk -1 00 „
One pound domestic starch 1 00
Three pound* hard eoap 1 00
Loaf of white bread 2 00 1 00
Loaf of Graham broad 1 oo
Fruitcake, sponge cake, jelly cake, each 100
Any other cake , 100
Currant wine, grape wine, each ... 100
CLASS K.
NO. 3S. 4
Ist Prem.
Largest collection of jellies, preserv es, pickles and
jam • * 2 (w
Apple preserves 1 u 0
Cherry preserves .... •••. 100
Peach preserves ••••• 1
Quince preserves 1 00
Wild crab apple pro serves 1 °o
Tamo crab apple preserves • 1 W
Tomato preserves ;••• 1 00
Melon preserves ••••• 1 00
Wild plum preserves * 1 °0
Tamo plum proserves. .. 1 () 0
Pear preserves •? • • 1 00
Tame grape pres erves , 1 00
Currant Jolly 1
Apple jelly 1 00
Blackberry Jelly 1 °0
Strawberry je11y........ 100
Tame grape jelly... ••••’ 100
Soapberry jelly .'. 1 oo
Cucumber pickles • 10°
Cabbage pickles •* 1 °9
Peach pickles 1 00
Tomato pickles t 1 ®0
Cherry pickles '. 1 °0
Tame plum pickles -•• I °o
Pear pickles 1
Mango pickles 1 l *o
Citron pick to s 100
Apple pickle*.... 1 00
Gooseberry jam • • • 1 <K>
Raspberry jam 1 00
Strawberry jam 1 00
Blackberry jam 1 o*>
Currant jam 1 °0
Tomato jam * 1 00
Puinjlfcln butter ■' 1 00
Apple butter —' ’.. 1 00
Peach butter 1 09
Tomato butter ‘ 1 00
Quince butter.... 1 0o
Pear butter /—...... 1 <**
Wild plum butter 1 00
Tame plum buttdr. ... 100
Tomato •• 100
Cider vinegar
CLASS L.
Byron V. Seevers,Superintendent.
NO. 39. NF.F.DI. EWORK, QUILTS AND CROCHET WORK.
Ist From-
Show (If tnlWriery .* .. $5 00
Fancy scnTp quilt. 3 00
Fancy pieced quilt 8 o«
Counterpane •' 2 00
Quilted comfort, knotted comfort, each 2 00
Double coverlet '.••• 2 oo
Single coverlet •' ... 100
Best variety of fancy work 3 00
Best specimen of fancy work 2 00
Best variety of r heedld" 3 00
Best specimen of needle work 2 00
Best variety of crochet work : 2 00
Best specimen of crochet work fi 00
Best carriage afghan 3 00
Best variety of ornamental work 3 00
Best specimen of orn amenta! work.... • •. 1 00
Best shirt made by hand l 00
Best specimen of needlework on card board.. 1 00
Best specimen of embroidery 100
Best specimen of worsted work 1 00
Best specimen of zephyr work 100
Specimen knitting, cone w oik, seed work, each— l 00
Paper (lowers, wax flowers, feather flowers, each.. 100
Infant's braided dress, braided saeqtie or shawl each 100
Best specimen braided work 1 00
Embroidered slippers, or sofa cushion, each 1 00
Lump mat, pin cushion, or picture framo, each’..... 1 00
Cake cover, collar edging, insertion, or tidy, each.. 1 oo
Specimen of tatting l 00
CLASS M.
Byron V. Seevers, Superintendent.
NO. 40 —FINE ART.
Ist Prem.
Best and largest cabinet of curiosities .. sl<» 00
Best and largest collection of native woods of
lowa Diploma
Best display of photographs $5 00
Best and largest display of pictures, own pioduc
duction, exclusive of photos . 500
Best portrait In oil 1 5 00
Best specimen marble work 5 00
Boat set artiliclal teeth 2 oo
Best crayon drawing! 4 00
Best laudseape in 0i1... 4 00
Best painting in water colors 3 oo
Best miscellaneous painting In oil 3 00
Best ornamental shell work 2 uo
Best hair wreath 2 00
Best agricultural wreath 2 00
Best specimen of penmanship * 2 00
Best modley picture 2 00
Boat display of auibrotypr * * 2 (to
Boat photegraplile views 2 00
Best pencil drawing 2 00
>• a • CLASS N.
J. N. Dixon, Superintendent
NO. 41—FRUIT.
Ist Prem. 2d Prcin.
Best and largest collection of apples cor
rectly named slo on $5 00
Best four winter varieties 2 00 ion
Best four fall varieties .... 2 00 l on
Best fonr summer varieties 2 00 1 00
Bestplato Duchess Oldeaburg (live spec) Ino 50
Best plate Deo Davis (five specimens)... 1 Oo 5o
Best plate Willow Twig (live specimens) 100 50
Best plate Jonathans (live speoiincn*)... ion 50
Best plate Janet (flvo specimens) > inn 50
Best plate Demine (lire specimen*).. .., list r>n
Best plate WcslAeld (five specimen*)... I 00 no
Best plate Fauacuse (live specimen) 1 no 50
I teal plate Malden Blush (live specimen.-) ion r*n
Best plate Until be (live spedmons) 1 (hi 50
Best plate Porter (live specimens) i on 60
Best plate Summer Pearmain .live spec) 100 50
Host and largest collection of pears 2 UO l on
Hunt and largest collection of grape*.... 2 u.j ion
Best and largest collection of raspberries Ino 50
Best and largest collection of piuuiH 1 00
Best new variety of grapes l 00
Best six pears of auy variety i 00
Best six peaches of auy variety 1 00
Best six bunches of Delaware grapes 1 00
Best six bunches of Concord grapes 1 00
Bent six bunefeee flartferd Prolific grapes 100
Best six bandies Clinton grapes 1 00
Best six bunches Ives’ grapes .... 100
Best display of Rogers’ Hybrid 1 OO
All fruits competing for premiums must tie grown by
the person in whose name they aro entered. The plates '
and other varieties named In this list shall not be used in
making up tho collection.
CLASS 0.
M. L. Levi, Superintendent,
NO. 42. POT PLANTS AND CUT FLOWERS-AMATEUR LIST.
Ist Prem. 2d Prem.
Best and largest collection of plants, not
losa than 30 specimens $lO oo $5 00
Ist Prem.
Six varieties of geraniums In bloom $2 00
Three varieties Zonale geraniums in bloom 1 00
Double geranium In bloom 50
Single geranium in bloom 50
Rose scented geranium 50
Fancy geraaium............ 50
Pelargonium 50
Collection monthly roses 2 00
Three varieties monthly carnations 1 oo
Single specimen carnations 50
Collection of fuschla* In bloom 2 00
Double XuHChia In bloom ( 50
Pearl tuberose In bloom 1 00
Hydrangla in bloom 50
Camslia Japonica 100
Calla Ktbiopica 50
Caladium Esculent uni 50
Collection of begonias 100
Single specimen begonias 50
Heliotrope r*o
Luii tana 50
Linen table cloth ,| home-made . oo
5 00
* 00
3 00
Salvia scarlet 50
Salvia pink 50
Lemon verbena 50
J Collection of Chinese primroses 1 00
English ivy 100
i Wax plant 1 00
! Gloxinia 50
: Crapo Myrtle 2 00
; Amaryllis Jolmsonii 50
| Valiotta Purpurea 50
j Collection of oacti 2 00
Creeping Cereus 50
Agave or Century plant 1 00
Collection of ferns 100
Collection of foliage plauts 1 00
Hanging basket 1 00
Pomegranate 1 00
Oleander in bloom * 1 00
Articles in the greatest collection shall not be used in
the entries on collections or varieties of any single speci
mens.
CLASS O.
NO. 43. CUT FLOWERS.
Ist Prem. 2d Prem.
Most tastefully arranged stand of flowers
for table $3 00 $2 oo
Most tastefully arranged parlor bouquet 200 100
Most tastefully arrange! hand bouquet.. 100 50
Best collection of gladlolas 1 00
Best collection of tuboroses 1 oo
Best collection of roses 1 oo
Best collection of dahlias 100
Best collection of asters 50
Best collection of balsams 50
Best collection of pansies 50
Best collection of petunias 50
Best collection of verbenas..... 50
Boat collection of Drummond phlox 50
Best collection of pinks 50
PROFESSIONAL IJBT.
Best and largest collection of greon house plants, not loss
than titty specimens slO 00
(LASS P.
NO. 44—DESIGN.* AND MODELS.
Best design for a farm cottage, cost not to ex
ccod $2,000 $5 00
Qest design for building for district school, cost not
to exceed SI,OOO. 3 00
Best design for dairy bouse, cost not to exceed S3OO 2 00 1
Best design for poultry house 2 00
Best design for smoke hous9,cost not to exceed slo<> 2 00
Best design for a rat and mouse-proof corn crib 2 00
Best design for a hog pen 2 00
Rost design for a grape frame 2 00
CLASS Q.
Chailcs Blattnor, Superintendent.
NO. 45. VEGETABLES.
Ist Prem. ild Prem.
Best and largest collection of varieties of
potatoes raised by any one porson $5 00 $2 00
Best and largest variety of potatoes from
any township outside of Oskaloosa (one- *'
fourth bushel of each variety) 5 OO
Best four varieties of potatoes 2 00
Best and largest collection of vegetables
raised by any one Individual 5 OO 2 00
Best onc-half bushel of sweet potatoes... 1 oo 2<>
Ist PreoL
Best onc-half bushel Early Rose potatoes $1 00
Best one-half bushel Peerless potatoes 1 00
Best one-half bushel Peach Blow potatoes 1 00
Best one-half bushel Shaker or California potatoes 1 (Kl
Best one half bushel Ne9hannock potatoes 1 00
Best one-half bushel early potatoes of any variety 100
Best one-half bushel of onions-.... 1 00
Best and largest collection ot turnips 1 00
Best and largest collection of radishes 1 00
Best and largest variety of beans 1 *»
One-fourth bushel tomatoes 100
Twelve ears early sweet corn 1 00
Twelve ears late sweet corn 1 00
One-fourth bushel onion sots 1 00
One-fourth bushel beets 100
One-half bushel sugar beets 1 00
One-half bushel mangel wortzel 1 00
One-half bushel carrots 1 00
One-half bushel vegetable oysters 1 oo
One-half bushel parsnips 1 00
Ono-half bushel turnips 1 00
Water melon, mush melon, cantelope, citron, each 100
Twelve cucumbers lor pickles, six egg plants, each 100
Dwarf celery, 6 bunches; large celery, 6 bunches.. 100
Early cabbage, 3 heads; late cabbage, 3 heads, each 100
Early cauliflower; 3 pumpkins of any variety, each 100
Hubbard squash, four large squashes, each 1 00
Three American turbans, squash of any kind, each 100
CLASS It
Nelson Cone, Superintendent.
NO. 40—FIELD I’RODUCTS.
Ist Prem.
Best bushel clover seed $4 oo
Best bushel bhie grass seed 3 00
Best bushel winter wheat 3 00
Best bushel spring wheat 2 00
Rest bushel yellow com 2 00
Best bushel white corn 2 00
Best bushel oats 2 00
Best bushel Barley 2 00
Best bushel timothy seed 3 00
Best bushel rye 2 00
Best bushel flax seed 3 00
Committee: D. S. I’rinc,M. Kinsman, Elwood Ilaicher.
WAGONS, BUGGIES ETC.
Levi Cook. Nelson Cook,
& Son, <3
Being determined to keep up with the times.
have just received and keep constantly QQ
on hand a full stock of •
Agricultural Implements.
Sulky Plows, Breaking Plows, the most Improv-
c d Cultivators. Com Planters, “
I [ urnmu. &e |
Agricultural and Farm Machinery neatly and i—P
promptly repaired, and at prices fto suit the M .
times. All kinds of repairing neatly done. FT*
Giveua a call. L. COOK & SON,
Lafayette Street, Oskaloosa, lowa. n29tf
NEW~ |=
Cash Store. s=
H. SNYDER & SON.
GROCERIES Z
AS CHEAP gj
An any other house this side of Lcadvillc. So 50
call and see and
Examine our Stock & Prices EZL
Our stock Is all
NEW AND FRESH, fo
fi
and price the name I want all my old onstom
erstn
CALL ON ME
And buy If my prices suit them, which I thick LT’
1 can make satisfactory. Sri
*Btf H. SNYDER & SON S*
in this eit.v thin
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M
H ard ware
STOVES
Tli-WABE
* lA9 oA» fA tAi tA» iAj Aj 0
Keep in stock a full line of
- A*..
a- - * $ - •-*»» ’ ■-*-*
Builders’ Hardware, Glass, &c.,
Screen wire, Door springs,
SOLE AGENTS FOR
4 ' * ' ,'f.
GLIDDEN BARBED WIRE,
Warranted to be the Best
Fence Wire in the market.
A LARGE LINE OF
Forks, Bakes, Scythes au[] Snaths.
A Full Line of Cook Stoves.
SOLE AGENTS FOR FAVORITE STOVES.
"GOOD GOODS AND BOTTOM PRICES"
Give us a call when in want
of anything in our line.
Dealers in
and •
etc., etc.
IS OUR MOTTO.
Fifth Ballot same as Fourth.
Alabama has cast one vote for Garfield,
sixth .
Grant, 303
Blaine, 231
Sherman,..*. 05
Edmunds ,31
Windom, *..... . io
Washburne, 31
Garfield,.... 2
SEVENTH.
Grant, COG
Blaine, . 281
Sherman, 94
Edmunds, 32
Windom, 10
Washburne, 31
Garfield, 2
ETonTir.
Grant, .... 308
Blaine, 284
Sherman,.,. 01
Edmunds, 31
Windom, 10
Washburne, 32
Garfield, 1
Indiana cast two extra votes for Blaine.
Cheering.
NINTn.
Grant, 308
Blaine, 282
Sherman, 00
Edmunds, 31
Windom, 10
Washburne, 32
Garfield, 1
TENTH.
Grant, . 305
Blaine, 282
Edmunds, 30
Windom, 10
Washburne 32
Garfield, 2
Sherman, 01
Hayes, 1
ELEVENTH.
Grant 30G
Blaine, 281
Sherman, 02
Edmunds, 31
Windom, 10
Washburne, 32
Garfield, 1
Hayes, 1
twelfth.
Grant ;}O4
Blaine, 283
Sherman 93
Edmunds, 31
Windom, 10
Washburne, 33
Garfield, l
Hayes, i
Motion to adjourn till 5, p. m., lost.
Blaine has gained one on Mississippi
vote.
THIRTEENTH.
Ghaut, 305
Blaine,..-. 285
Sherman,. ! 80
Edmunds, 31
Windom, 10
Washburne, 33
Hayes, 2
MeCreery, 1
g FOURTEENTH•
Grant, 305
Blaine, . 285
Sherman, . 80
Edmunds 31
Windom, 10
Washburne, 35
FIFTEENTH.
Grant,.. . 309
Blaine 281
Sherman, 88
Edmunds, 31
Windom, r 10
Washburne, 3G
SIXTEENTH.
Grant, . 30G
Blaine, 283
Sherman, 88
Edmunds, 31
Windom, 10
Washburne, 30
Delegate from Wisconsin moved ad
journment till 5 o’clock: Lost
SEVENTEENTH.
Grant,... 1 . 303
Blaine, 284
Sherman, 90
Edmunds, 31
Windom, 10
Washburne; 34
Davis, 1
EIGHTEENTH.
Grant, 305
Blaine, 283
Sherman, 92
Edmunds, 31
Windom, 10
Washburne, 35
Motion to adjourn.till 7, p in., carried.
EVENING SESSION.
The convention was called to ordei at
7:23, p. m., and ballotting immediately
commenced.
The nineteenth ballot stood as follows:
Grant, 305
Blaine, 279
Sherman 05
Edmunds, 31
Windom, 10
Washburne, 31
From this ballotting was continued
without material change until the 20th,
when a motion to adjourn was carried.
TUESDAY’S SESSION.
The convention assembled at 10:3 0 a
in. Tuesday, and as soon us possible be
gan ballotting as follows :
TWENTY-NINTH
Grant, 305
Blaine, 278
Sherman, 118
Edmunds, 12
Washburne,, 35
Windom, 7
Garfield, 2
THIRTIETH.
Grant, 300
Blaine, 279
Sherman 118
Edmunds, 11
Washburne, 33
Windom, 4
Garfield, 2
THIRTY-FIRST.
Grant, 307
Bluine, 277
Sherman, 119
Washburne, 33
Edmunds, 11
Windom, 3
Garfield, 1
Conkltng, 1
THIRTY-SECOND.
Grant, 309
Blaine 270
Sherman, 110
Washburne, 35
Edmunds, 11
Windom, 3
Garfield,.. 1
THIRTY-THIRD.
Grant 300
Blaine, 270
Sherman, 115
Washburne, 44
Edmunds 11
Windom, 4
Garfield, 1
TIIIUTY-FOURTn.
Grant, 312
Blaine, 275
Sherman, 107
Garfield, 17
Edmunds,.: 11
Washburne 4
Windom, 4
Wisconsin breaks and goes to Garfield
THIRTY-FIFTH.
Grant 313
Blaine, 275
Sherman, 101
Garfield, 50
Washburne, 23
Edmunds, 11
Windom 3
Indiana goes to Garfield.
On the 30th ballot a break was made
for Garfield which nominated him by the
following vote:
Garfield, 3SiO
Grant, 300
Blaine, 42
Washburne, 5
Sherman 3
Conkling moved to make the nomina
tion unanimous. Carried.
Motion by Harrison, ol Indiana, to
take a recess till 5 p. m , carried.
FIVE O’CLOCK SE SION.
Convention assembling. It is said that
Chester A. Arthur, f New Fork, will re
ceive the nommatio:. for Vice President,
though Gen. Hawley, of Connecticut, and
Woodford are also spoken of
It is now said that Frye, of Maine,
will be presented for Vice President, L
P. Morton, of New' York, having declined
to Lave his name mentioned.
Pixley, of California, presents the name
of Washburne, of Illinois, for Vice Pres
ident.
Florida presents the name of Settle, of
Florida, for Vice President.
Tennessee presents the name of May
nard. *
New York presents the name of Arthur.
There is every indication that Arthur
will be nominated.
Texas presents the name of Edmund J.
Davis, ot Texas.
Names of candidates with the exception
of Arthur being withdrawn, Arthur was
nominated on the first ballot.
Arthur, 408
Washburne, 108
Bruce, 88
Jcweii, 44
Maynard, 30
Davis, 21
Woodford,
Nomination made unanimous.
Convention ad journed 7:40 p. m.
i HE SIXTH DISTRICT.
The Sigourney News’ Endorsement of
Hon. M. E. Cutts.
It. wiii be se<.n by the call at the head
of this coiumn that it is only four weeks
until the Republican Congressional con.
vention of this—the Gth—district will
meet at Albia, to place in nomination a
caudidatc for congress. It is well known
that we have able men in the district,
men who would make ercditable congress
men, and fill that position honorably, and
to the credit of themselves and their
constituents. But some are better qual
ified than others, and when tho conveu
ticn ineels the very best man should be
selected regardless of personal prefer
ences. Several papers iu the district
have already expressed their choice and
given their reasons therefor. As far as
is known there will be hut three names
before the convention for the honor of
being the republican standard bearer in
this district: lion. J. G. Hutchinson, of
Wapello, Gen. F. M. Drake, of Appa
noose, and lion. M. Jv Cults, of Ma
haska. We are personally acquainted
with the gentlemen named above and
have a high regard for all, but we, like
others, have a choice. They are all gen
tlemen in every particular, and wc cau
support either of them if nominated;
they have all been before the people more
or less, for the past few years in some
way.
Mr. Hutchinson is a resident of Ot
tumwa, is tho younger of the three, and
as yet his acquaintance does not extend
far beyond his county's limits, except he
served last winter in the House of Rep
resentatives from Wapello county, which
gave him some prominence, as he acquit
ted himself creditably. Ho is a good
republican, and ha? many friends where
he is known.
Gen. Drake is well-known in the south
ern portion of the district and is not an
entire stranger to the other portion, as
he canvassed in every county in the dis
trict two years ago. He was a candi
date before the last congressional conveu
vention,but was defeated by Judge Samp
son for the nomination. 110 is good talker,
a sound republican, and if nominated,
would make aD able canvass of the dis
trict.
Mr. Cults is known perhaps,
than either of the other gentlemen, hav
ing been in positions to give him a more
extended acquaintance, not only in lowa,
but in distant States. He served two
terms ia the Legislature from Poweshcik
county and one from Mahaska county.
While a member from Mahaska he made
himself known all over the state by his
memorable tilt with John A. Kasson on
tho capitol bill, Cutis opposing it and
Kasson favoring it. It was said at the
time that Cutts made the ablest speech
ever made in the Legislature. lie was
afterwards honored with the nomination
of Attorney-genera! and was elected by
a large majority. His position as Attor
ney-gCDeral of the great state of lowa,
gave him an opportunity to display his
ability and learning, and he made one of
the best lowa ever had. He is one of
the ablest lawyers in lowa, as is admitted
by all. 110 opened the eyes of some of
the ablest lawyers iu the land when he
appeared before the Supremo Court of
the U. S. at Washington, D. C., and made
his argument for lowa, asserting the
right of the state to control the state
commerce. Cutts added new laurels to
the bar of lowa in that case, in his de
fense of the oeople against the rnonopo
lies. Shortly after Cutts made that ar
gument we were talking with a gentleman
who had heard it, who said it was the
ablest plea he had ever heard before the
supreme court. So if Mr. Cutts gets
the nomination he will not go there a
stranger in u strange laud, but be well
known as an able lawyer and a good de
bater. He is one of the most fluent
talkers in lowa, quick to see a point and
discover his opponent’s weakness, and if
Wcaver or any other man gets ahead of
him he will rise very early in the morn
ing and retire late at night. He is just
the man, in our opinion, the oth district
should send to represent them in con
gress, if they wish to have a congress
man they can point to with pride, and, ot
course, wc all wish that kind of a man
there.
The Rod Oak Express looking over
the political field in the Sixth dis
trict, says: “Tho prospect is that
General Weaver will not feel a bit
lonosomo during tho campaign. From
prosont indications Cutts appears to
bo the coming man. Hois peculiarly
fitted for a scat in Congross in tho
present juncture of affairs; and his
hosts of friends all over lowa, who so
well know the mottle of tho man,
would rejoice to soc him pitted
against tho brigadiors at short range.
Should any blustering bi "g. have tho
temerity to attempt to “sit down” on
the Sixth lowa member ho would
find himself as suddenly and thor
oughly ostonishod as the boy that
unwittingly picked up a bumble boo
by tho business end.”

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