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Y Editor. tan. ' U. S. GRANT, of 111. usai HCNHY WILSON, of Mom. t '*r* ri"' 'l . ' . ' 'ifr *-?:,;.; .• • j/. .. r»r HelcfBU u Caafm«. WM. H. CLAGETT, ■ OtlMf Mff*. LEWIS Am» CLARKE corm BE. rCBLICAl TICKET. KasrÄ, ' IL ANDREW DUSOLD. WJL A.I------ - F. Of For County Ormmiuionrr.—Ut Far A aom a oi a — HUGH DALY. J. a. poor — ' THEODOI Far Julia nftJk* /*«u*._RICHARl> LOC* For OanetmtU. —JAMES CARNKY. For Corona —DR. THOMAS KBBCE. JEiTERMI COIJSXJf REPUBLICAN TI CKE T. For Comneitman —JAMES C. STD ART. Far Mtmtoro <tf tAo Aswm*fc_CHARLKS BOYLE. HIRAM COOK. tor County Conmianontr —G. A. DOUGLAS. sstn iiseSSSSIb?-' ■E*tman <^WT|jWBBUCAll tor f frnm tr vr. —AVOVST 1 ~ * flint miii ~ tor Cn a m a ifu m n — NELSON W. WORT. For Honiara qf AmtcmUp. —A. T. UNVILL. ... torXiaifJ^^ 1 ™™ For FroimU Judpn-AL. STEPHENS. tor County Cn m i at lm t r . —A. STUART. Fur toy* Futil e luHrmNon __J. A. HARDING. For DSiritt Atmtaor. --- For Juatic* of the Ft**.— --— CITIZEN'S GALLATIN CA Set. Fortmfii yttis b utrmettm.^Wi W. ALOXi -an. —v (Id district.) BEAVKBH ISÄSESS. HEPI/BLL tor Joint OnwGii»«*.—JAMES MAULDIN. For tUrormniativ*» — J . C. MET UN. - For County Commiaeionrr, iw®üi j ' üi Si '•œv For Jnot ier of tko Pooe c—q BO. A- HAYNES. MADISON C OJn^^BEPLBLICAN For Joint Councilman.—JAMBA MAULDIN. For Rrprewnfntiwar-AAMUBL MALORY. , ; m-jfnd aasu îSÂars«Âa uB,tl ' 4<Â BEPVBLI «iHBteS**"" OF «or«» u cwrniTui « uuwa, rnn », un, The Republican, of Montana ln Coo «ration ateem bled, hereby declare their Ami faith ht the following principle*: . First. That all American citizens, without distinc tion of race, color, or religion. are entitled to the same civil and political rights, and to equal and exact justice before the law, subject only to the Constitution of the United States. Second. That these principle*, so long and so glorl ouriy contended for, ate to-day the supreme law of the land by virtue of the gigantic labors of the Republican party, sided by patriotic Democrats who loved their country In its hour of peril; and we reject aa utterly without reason—Urn idea that the mlaalon of the Re publican party Is sccomplUbnd—for, these principles, being the foundation and corner stone of our free government, most be protected and maint.i^ j, y, elr purity to the end of time. 1 Third. That the national debt contracted in saving the life of the Nation, and in preserving from destruc tion the principles of our Declaration of Tn.l.^a^n ^ »bonld be paid to the uttermost fardting, according to the letter arid spirit of the law which authorised if and this payment should be steady bat graduai, so as to relieve from oppressive Usee; and the Administra tion of General Grant, while it has greatly reduced taxation, haq paid three hundred and thirty millions of the national debt, and therein we have an unparalleled •xarapie of economy,-prudence, and good government. Fourth. That we favor the reform of the civil ser vlee, so that capacity and Integrity, and not political nsefulnees without regard to other qualification*, shall be the tests for office r and the active tabor* of General Grant in this behalf we most cordially endorse and approve. Fifth. That while we see nothing to condemn in the distinctive principles of the so-called Liberal Repub lican movement, we see no good reason lor a party of Jthe kind. Sixth. That we denounce the law of the Territorial O dslature of last winter, whereby the fprclgo born *•' on who has declared his intention to become a X -*n 1» prohibited from voting in this Territory, as ®i ■<***!ve and unjust, and opposed to the best interests Wf.th# Territory, as well as to the spirit of our free Insulations; for its direct tendency I. to prevent im migration. sud to send the foreigner seeking a borne in our.comtry, to States and Territories where he is not met ndth Jaws so oppressive and unjust. •«reatb. That the Isas of the County and Territorial °*W be so adjusted, aa that, while securing a Air#W»e»tettoB to the oScara, they should not be oppressive Ae the citizen. Xfefctfc. Zfcst we hereby endorse the course la Coe ***" * Mm. Wm. U. CJagett, our Delegate, and we befiere he has labored moat faithfully and devotedly to tmhMKK Ah« nutarlal prosperity of the Territory. to day out and ' That the Rqrabiicans of Lawis awl Clarke eontj in the pending contrat, retard aa of paramount importaaca the qtoattaaa of oar county tnances, and Moating nek a representation b> the I RWltlll of onr Territory an- shall g|M SB the toffaence that our B < inyrt Cli w i re rtltt e ne to; that shall protect lUdMÉMÉP and csftNMl to we haw bagna at home; that aheteaa Ootmty Commlsttanw wè yet owe » hi* watchful vigilance aedtaaor raptlble Integrity a new order of thing*, whereby »»By thoeaaad* of dollar* are aaved to the eoonty, and may achMM* of plunder aie prevented; and we parpoae to wholly eradicate the raethoda by which the people hereto f ore hare been thwarted In ttwir dwir» to com pel economy, impartiality, and pradancfln the admit)- > iatratloo of county Anancca. \ TJ * f ' 3 " Iwf-fiiTha to UilBwmpl mttSmaUÊUÊUk Mr inlrm and unfortunate; in the reduction of thSptt&ti tor Hair ed Wif in the nratttpHed comfort* with which weantmaddthmi, sad the greater integrity wUh which the officea and financée are administered, weflod the tallest vindication of our sacrifices at the last election, uul we pupeae yet farther to Improve tlie administration of public affairs. Raaoivad, That we pledge the party and the LegUla tlve caadidatea this d*y nominated, to a reduction of fee* to an economical aud fair but*; to a reduction and equalisation of taxation;* to the encouragement of edatftienal institutions; to the encouragement of a fa®rued to Helena; and to the hnmodlate repeal of the unjaet and tavldloa* discrimination which tlie last Legislative Amenably nought to impose upon a large franchise to those foreign-bora person* who have de clared their Intention to become citizens of the United tatte. Haaoiood, That this Convention reiterates and re-sf thrna the resolution adopted by tbe Republicans of this County last year, that equality of ail interests in *har ing tbe hardens of taxation, is a cardinal principle of Justice, sad that the special Laudation, whereby the nett proceed* of water-ditches kept for speculation, are exempted from taxation, is vicious in the extreme, and we regard the endorsement by our opponent of tbe author of that injustice, as calling for significant and emphatic condemnation. Biootved, That In the* emancipating ourselves from national Issue', which we are powerte** to effect, wc offer to all men who have at heart the moral, social, and material welfare of this people, an opportunity to «observe these great Interests in an efficient and signal manner; and wc promise to co-operate with each in goad faith by th* nee of all justifiable means. Reoolced, That this Convention does hereby ratify and confirm toe recommendation by Jefferson county, of Mr. J. & Stuart as Councilman from the district composed Of that county and this, as we know him to be honest, competent and efficient, and in rincera and active sympathy with the measures of reform which We have to view, and we pledge to him our undivided and cordial support. Rat-lad, That we will labor for the election of the candidates this day nominated, to the faith that we shall thus moat effectually protect the Interest* and rightt of the citizens of Lewis and Ciark^coonty. Rroolotd, That the faithful, earnest, and successful labor« of our Delegate to Congress, entitle him to the gratitude of our whole people, and to presenting again to the people of Montana the name of Wm. H. Clagett for re-election, we fire confident wc have given expres sion to the unbiased wishes of such who desire an able and honest Representative of all our highest material intereste, rather than the mere exponent of any politi cal creed . , ^ ^ I ' • • APPOINTMENTS. • MON. W». H. CLAGETT, Tbe Republican nominee ifor Delegate to Ckmif ress, will make a tour of the Territory, i and address the people at the following named times and places: ; cave Gulch...,...... T''llr-f1sy. Assnst 1 ...Friday, ' " X .. .Saturday, " 3 YT •Jeff«. Helena Members of the Central and County Com mittees are requested to name additional speakers, and make such arrangements as are necessary for the meetings above announced, and, to give such notice through the local press or otherwise as shall be deemed proper : By older the Territorial Central Committee. R. E. FISK, Chairman. JosmrH P. WooufisN, Secretary. APPOINTMENTS OF COLONEL L. H. CHURCH. CoL L. B. Church, the popular campaign orator and singer, will be present to fill tbe following appointments in connection with Hon. Wm. H. Clagett: **••'•* .....Thursday, August 1 JgP w,QuCU J r '..................Friday, „ Helena..........................Saturday, " 3 By order Territorial Central Committee. R. B. FISK, Chairman. Josxru P. Woomexjt. Secretary. portion Ot our neighbor*, by refusing tbe elect!r*) « *— * " of as ing I ten the PROSPECTS FOB JUGlNfflS. The G mette thinks these are brilliant, in fact getting brighter every day. This is mere whistling to keep up courage. Else why these evidences of desperate alarm. Why is every lawyer in tbe Democratic party re tained by heavy fees to plead his waning chances before tbe people ? Here are Word, Napton, Brown, Toole, Chadwick, Johnston, Cullen, WUUams and Street, all in . employ, roaming around the Territory, kicking up dust, consuming the whisky and tooting their horns hi behalf of the little giant, at heavy expense, which is seriously reducing the amount of cu-rency in the First National Bank. Would all this be done, if it was suck an easy, sure thing as the Omette would have you think ? Mo»ey is pouring out in a continual stream to subsidize, influence, and buy and bribe voters for Maginnis, while Billy Clagett almost alone, single-handed, is vanquishing the whole crowd of his opponents, backed by his brilliant record of faithful service, and re commended t>y his straight-forward, full and nianly account of his stewardship. Clagett did his best electioneering bv serving the people of Montana in Washington, and they rally around him with.a fervor of attachment that honest, un bought friendship alone can manifest. Keep on whistling, Mr. Ornette, tlrose pros]tects won't ]>an out heavy on Mon day next. Tire Avant Courier is out with a new head, which is elegant and appropriate. It is also out with a now candidate, which is loelegant and in appropriate. f . of > 3 " MIS or MIHYMA, * The grimaces and contortions of the Oa~ utU, and of Mr. Word on Saturday night, and of other orators; great and small, on di vers occasions to coax, scare, wheedle or bol|y into the support of Mr. Megtnnis those Republicans in Montana who prefer the efcxv tido of Mr. Graelqr to the ~ Ä certainly amusing. Of licans who prefer of a i 1 X 3 : the partisan (ywa i fi toB o y ^ 4>é>r peatlig Those, however, who believe in and are identified with the Liberal Republican move _ k»d are costmktdd ibitts fortunes Wf* doubtless considered of tbe course which diefiLaU ptrrlwe as conscientious ahd'goor}' citizens in the pending campaign. There fs no exception to the rule which they have adopted, to support; and support cordlaPr, Mr. Clagett. <' ' Our neighoor and its orators treat these meli as If they had no higher motives than those which actuate the Bourbon Democracy of Montana,' as if greed for office might to control nil political action. Mr. Word's faithful painting of conductor Maginnis in charge of a train load of Mon tana deserters from Falstaffs regiment, lean, and hungry, and ragged, on their way to Washington, next spring—In the event of Mr. Greeley's election—was not an overdrawn picture. It is not likely that any Liberal Re publican would care to be caught in such company, or be Identified with Such a motley crew. If any of them should choose to go, however, we do not think that Mr. Maginnis' "gang'' would stund mneh in their way. When Mr. Greeley consents to be peddled around in Montana it will not be by these self-constituted hucksters. However unwise as a party movement—and os such it was un wise—the Cincinnati Convention was Repub lican. Every man there considered the last three amendments a treaty of peace with the rebellion, and they allowed no man to ques tion their validity, and in vieto of the fact that ever since their adoption the Bourbons had denounced them as " revolutionary and void," they inserted a plank, first and more important than all others, affirming their validity and denouncing any reopening of the questions settled thereby. They remem bered Blair's Broadhead lr tter and how its intemperate and riotous spirit had secured tym the second honor in the New York Con vention, and to forestall any similar move ment the plank of honor sent Mr. Blair's red hot chicanery to "the demnition bow-wows." That the Constitution was supreme no one denied ; but what was the Constitution * was the question. No Republican wonld have accepted a nomination there on n platform which did not settle beyond cavil all uncer tainties on that question, and the Cincinnati platform does settle it with all the terseness, conciseness and vigor which characterize Mr. Carl Schurz' English, and with the full meas ure of its authority. Heretofore the De mocracy of Montana have not left it doubt ful that they were in the fullest communion and sympathy with Mr. Blair's insubordlna tion and spirit of faction. They have sought to incite the passions and sway the judgment of ttfe ignorant against these amendments as atrocities, as children of force ant! fraud without binding authority or power. Painful stories of their injustice and fright ful tales of fiction as to the methods of their adoption, they have told to mothers in their homes, aud to children, soon to bc-ibe direc tors of our destiny. Any "new departure," therefore, involved the complétés! retraction of what they have heretofore taught, and the amplest reparation for the mischief already done. This opportunity occurred at Deer Lodge, but was not improved. More than that, It lay in their way so directly that only the most adroit movement enabled them to avoid it. They did—by a Hank movement in the face of fdfe and friend alike—dodge this great question ; they did mutilate the Cincin nati platform ; they did play sad havoc with Mr. Greeley's plainness of speech in his letter of acoeptance; they did leave Hamlet out of the play; they did reserve this question for future contentions so far ns it lay in their power. "No, Messrs. Cincinnati and Balti more Conventions, you may accept these amendments, but we Montana Bourbons claim the palm of stupidity, and accept nothing. " Let us look at the record. After vindicaL ing their character as common scolds, by tbe adoption of a plank which Col. Sanders, In his speech the other night, well characterized as " the resolution of Billingsgate and vitu peration," they say: Retolvcd, That in order to obtain these ob jects aud the necessary reform in the Govern ment, we call upon all good citizens to co operate with us on the basis of the follow ing principles as laid down in the Cincinnati Platform and the letter of acceptance of Mr. Greeley, to wit: I The whole platform was easy of endorse ment in .words fit and few ; but no, there were some principles the Montana Democracy could swallow, and some which they had of ten sworn they never would, aud they have not yet. Let us for a moment enquire what they have omitted. 1. They do not, as did Cincinnati, affirm the validity of the three Amendments to the Constitution. They do not, as did Cincinnati, have a brave word to tbe soldiers of the Republic, whose bent, broken or mutilated forms attest their valor, nor do they, as did Cincinnati, promise with grateful and generous cheerful ness, the pittance allowed in the shape of a pension. 3. The equality of all men before the law, -------------, I Cincinnati affirms while Deer Lodge is silent, _____ __ ______ _ '^wnersliip oè ilrl ÖreeieJ'. fs 4. The verdict of Emancipation affirmed by Cincinnati—omitted by Deer Lodge. These omissions are significant. No plea of "accident" or "insignificance" cat avail. They were omitted of deliberation, aid they are corner stones In the Cincinnati The motives of these omissions are to the malignant pedicles which have characterized the authors of a» this Cunning. And now we can appreciate, the unblushing quality of tbe impudence and mendacity which holds this fraud forth and says, "Tills is Cincinnati, take, eat, and ye shall live.' We can measure the heights and the depths of tMt'efWontery which £a4bles these Bour bons to assume title to Cincinnati and the 11 We can Appreciate the force of their anath emas at those who, offered a stone do not think it is bread, and who yet doubt whether figs Will come of these pestiferous thistles. There are Greeley men In Montana, but they have no organized party. They differ from, but Are well èbntent with Mr. Clagett, and purpose, one week from to-day to be rid for ever of this "what-ls-it?" party, that as a Democratic party is a farce, an • as a Liberal Republican party is a fraud. . % REASONS FOR VOTINO FOR VS A G IN IS IK. We were among the listeners at tl* Demo cratic meeting on Saturday night for the ex press purpose of discovering the reasons up on which anybody could urge the choice of Maginnis over Clagett. We heard The rea sons stated by the able champions of the Democratic party, and we have the right to infer that they were the best tha texist, or else others would have been produced. Aside from strictures upon Mr. Clagett's public acts, which are now pretty generally known, and upon which the people of Montnna are now prepared to render their verdict, there were no reasons offered why any one should prefer Maginnis, except that he was the reg ular nominee of the Democratic party. Whatever reasons exist in this fact, of course address themselves to members of that party. They appeal to party fidelity alone, to its principles, and its nominees. It seems very singular, so soon after adopting a Republi can platform and Presidential nominee with out declaring a single distinctive principle that has heretofore been known as Demo cratic, it should be claimed that Demo crats still owe allegiance to tbe Democratic party.on the score of principles. Men of principle In that party will be represented in the convention to assemble at Louisville, arid will support the platform and candidates se lected there. The New York World and Chicago Timer have repeatedly said that such action as was taken by the National Demo cratic Convention wotild absolve every mem ber of that party from any further allegiance —in fact would compel those who cared any thing at all for principles to seek afllliation elsewhere. The only principle contained in tbe Cincinnati platform that attracts the aL tention ot Democratic speakers seems to he that favoring universal amnesty; and on this question Mr. Clagett, in a resolution drafted by himself a year ago, has declared himself as folly in its favor as any man in the coun try. He certainly is as completely committed to the principle, ■ and able to do effective work for it, us Major Maginnis. But how stands the argument on the score of past fidelity to the interests and fortunes of the Democratic party? It .seems to us that Maginnis is an unfortunate representative of party fidelity, and any argument urged by him on this score, and still less when urged for him by Mr. Toole, would fail upon dull ears. The recognized leader of a bolt only one year old claiming support on the ground of party fidelity ! If he is supported by his party in thé same way that he supported its nominee one year ago the result will be for h!n a more disastrous defeat than befel Mr. Toole. It is well to preach that by-gones should be by-gones. It sounded very strangely, ho wever, from the lips of Mr. Toole, and indicated on his part a more than Christian charity and for giveness. Defeated hopes, wasted labor and fortune, may all be forgotten, anil bis arch enemy may be freely and fully forgiven, but to be called on to twine a wreath of laurels with which to crown his enemy, is more »ban justice could require or expect. It is more than party ethics has ever been known to re quire. So that the argument fails utterly as urged for Maginnis on any grounds of party fidelity, either to principles or the nominee, and the question reverts to the people of all parties to select the man liest fitted to dis charge the duties of Delegate in Congress, and is then a very simple one and easy to BLUFFI The ad interim editor of the Omette, who supplies the vacancy on tlie tripod of that paper until the 5th of August, when Mr. Ma- giunis will relievo him and resume his old place, visited us to-day with a roll of currency, which some stranger, reckless of his money, had put in his hands to wager against Clagett. Ad Interim challenged us to take the bet—a thousand dollars worth, he said he wanted. }Ve hadn't currency to that amount, but offered $100, placed In our bands by a Chagett man that said Billy was our next as he la oar present Delegate—money even up. "Oh! No!" replied .-Id Interim, I wan't to bet a thousand—can't "break bulk" for $100 or any auch sum. And with that Mr. Boyle, sore that his blnff should be so easily ex- posed and tbe bluster taken out of him by $100 confronting him, stuffed the bluff money back into his pocket, aud took himself away. to his the of the done, it was a mistake of some cnrollimr or 11 erntk a THAT "MISTAKE. « The simple-minded editor of the Omette, who daily dishes out his simples to his sim ple followere about know-nothlngism and "Simplgj Orr," claimed, when the Democratic party was charged with the responsibility of having disfranchised a large portion of the foreign-born voters of Montana, that it could not be; that If anything of 1 engrossing committee* Tme cusmgetBous disclaimer, uttered with so mirijjb |fo*toted innocence and holy horror; tms' pusilanl mous attempt to escape the responsibility of a dastardly outrage upon- innocent and un suspecting victims, over* ivhom thé D«ho. gq&idians strength Ami wppaiT, snuirnos arai it. Vie arraign tlie leaders and representatives of that party at the bar of public opinion, and charge this crimp upon them as one of cold-blooded, deliberate, intentional malice. Behold ! ye foreign-bom citizens, the true character of that party which professes to be your friends apd with such hypocritical effrontery still asks your support. Wo knew the evidence must exist among the records of the last Legislature to show up this "mistake," if by any chance It could be made to assume that innocent guise. Those records have been searched, arid the efMericc Is at hand to con vince the most Incredulous, and confound the guilty perpetrators of tlie crime. It was nb result of inadvertance or haste; it wus no mistake of careless committeeman or blunder ing^ clerk. Tim original of all is before us. It is In the comly hand-writing of the recog. nized leader of the Democratic party in the House. Its first appearance In the Legisla ture was as a separate bill entitled "An Act concerning elections, " delilicrately drawn in a familial' hand-writing, with not au erasure but in the day of the week, and the month of the year changed in one place. To divert attention still more, the office of Introducing the bill was imposed upon Mr. McCabe, of Deer Lodge, and an imposition of the basest kind it must have been, for we will not be lieve that Mr. McCabe knowingly lent him self to be such a Judas to his trusting constit uents. It was read the first and second time, December l'Sth, and ordered printed on the a«th, reported correctly printed and ordered to be engrossed, on the 27th reported correct ly engrossed, and the same day read the third thne and passed the House, in which cveiy member save one was a Democrat. There was no mistake on die part of any Committee or Clerk in the House, for here lies the origi nal before us, just as drawn by the distin guished member from Lewis and Clarke, pro bably before he left Helena, and the law as it now stands In Sec. 1, of Chap. 23, Codified act, Is the same os in the original House Bill, section .2. It was introduced early In the ses sion, and orderet! printed forthwith. It cer tainly was not a lisisty mùtake. The original bill further provided that the citizen should reside 30 days in the county where he offered to vote. On this point tlie bill'was modified hi the Council as it now stands In Bee. 15, Codi fied Act, hut no change whatever was made in that part of the bill limiting the right of voting to clji*ens alone. So this mistake was deliberately planned, and the bill drawn be fore our delegate left Helena. It was care fully guarded through all its career through the House and in the Council, and before the Codifying Committee, till buried up in tbe general mass, it was passed on the last night of the session, voted to be considered enrolled and engrossai without being so done, and thus presented to the Governor for his appro val. Now the attempt has been repeatedly made to divide the responsibility of this disfranchising act with the Governor. But the original separate bill never passai, nor came before tbe Governor for his approval or disapproval. But the substi tute was adroitly incorporated with the entire codified laws passed since Montanu be came a Territory, and on the last night of the session présentai for his approval, with no possible opportunity for him to see the whole mass,and the alternative was presented to approve blindly or see the whole time and expense of the Code Commission and the Legislature lost. Buch is the history of this mietakc —the bantling is traced to its sire, and now let us sec the res,fit ofjhc uext convulsion of the Gate.tte man. Foreigu-born citizens, such are the nvn who ask your support, aud whose oulj hope of success is their reliance upon. your ignorance and stupidity. Will you bow the knee to those who thus smite you? Then you deserve the treatment you have received. Who enacted a law disfranchising two thousand foreign-born citizens of this Terri tory ? A Democratic Legislature. Who is it that is so loud-mouthed in pro claiming their friendship for foreigners about eleation time ? The Democrats of Montana. Who most deserve the contempt of every foreign-born voter throughout the Territory? The Democratic party of Mom aa. Can any man who has any respect for himself vote for the party that has deprival his neighbors of liberty's best boon? Let the votes polled for Billy Clagett on the 5th of August loudly answer. "I reckon you will vote for Maginnis," said the veteran of tlie Ornette this morning to a lively-tongued Hibernian. Quicker than thought the reply came, "Be-jabers, no—you spalpeens prevented me! " Wilk. wilted.