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Till- HUNTINGTON ARGUS.
X.VMrKI. 1MICK. . ■ i ■ i Kditor DMMOl'/tACr—J !>'•*'run; it “f tk* by th* /'<«/»/<■. ifumtinflton. ^Vcot Va.. Sutl|Milly, .liny a*. IN)a. lint raeillRKT, WILLIAM N. UKOIINBKCK, >•/ rOR TICK rRRdDKRT, JOIIX «|l HI V ADAMS. of K..1, subject In the dwMoi of ibe Uerau. rati - National Couvmtiun. or.'■<» it *<v Is. emphatically, a government of the ; by l/ie/icopU. It i» tlie life princi ple of the Government under which »c live, and without it, u republican lorm of Government can exist In no conntrr, nor among any people Everything optioned u> this principle partaken of arintocracv, monarchy or dcnpolinm, und nliould not he tolerated in a free country. lo rnnke n Pcino'-riitio partv strong and invincible he the aim and the inter est or every voter To tnnke it trium phant at the (sills in every contest, it is only necessary that there shall he union, harmony, anil concert of action ninong the people; mul to secure these, Dcmo •trnti'' principles, sucli ns were iitetilca ted hy Jefieraon ami Jackson must lie in fused into the minds of the people, ’.lirottgli proper channels. The Democratic party is now, nnd has : I ways been, ti strong party, when arrayed in Its strength agnillst the com mon foe. When properly rallied, it has nerer failed to vntii|u|sh its adversaries, and when buttle- have been lost, it has been through the Mipiueness, the lethar gy, or the shameful roieen/iee of nlt.„ c-lnimiug t,i hi mcmllers of that partv. I', has liven wln-n tlt-y hive far lost their moral con rag. as to succumb to the behests of tli ir po ideal enemies, as they did,during tin-late civil war in this country. The history of po'itirnl campaigns in this Country proves, In-yoml controversy, that there liasatwa-s I, ---i -i majority of . voter* favorable to Democratic principle*, , aud that iu times of high excitement only, have the I'Vderul opposition ever ' liecti able to defeat them tit the polls A brief recurrence to the earnests be tween Presidential candidates for the past forty years, ought to convince any sensible man of this important truth, hut, in order to bring out the full strength of the jinny, labor, energy, ami effort are ill. --try, as well as tlii'nn, ugni'iuv and ■ oieer: if action. The ■ttfy must s.tf„ iot titvtnt The truth t the Kentucky m uto should be im IT"--' 1 up n the min I ot every Drill o' at. front rids time forward. “I'nit-d we St It I—divided we fall;' an,l ii-i , Tort sit. n d he spared to rally ■ cry mail t o the rescue of the Govern nletiIr-vn tli - ha i is if the *p liters. tt In'. • - lie ‘l .nt-ni n mi l (ireeleyite* arc dir diiig an 1 s no il l ug tor the spoils *t ofli ■ ■ Demo- a'- t,tk,- courage put m llic pnuopiv of war. and he prepa red >f 1> l.-t them rein .-in her that to - str ■ they mu-1 bca ro./7, in orh-rto triuni[ih. tin 1 ti.iit ii is ,-vcry man's in , •■"•ir .tv to raby in the coming con • st. r-soivid to retlf ni the Itfinoernev al S iva ti ■■ ' . i>1' from 'lie pill , - in j hinder of • r- thief - and scoumlrels hv whom it lias hevti so long infested. ii ii i « iimii \oii\ i rnm, .^oma ol the be«t IVc* dentiui nonria ton* thru have ever lien made in tiiix **• »tlnlry, have h-cn made hy convention* in Baltimore. *• «l e-kiiOM (for hi* •*«r md t rm ) .1 une* K I’ »!k, and (ten h r mklin Pieive tv r»- all put ii notnioa' OH hy < >n vdfifion h. l 1 in that city, nnd were • V.*/ l V^hrt'|h : h ill tht opl • fail to el-ef i\o men wh<i may Ik pit in nomination h\ 1 lie rnr Vent ■ ■ • fl.at will I • held in them/’ e <0,on lh* * Ii l*y n I »*y next F. h • amieem Why? Pitwtun r. am* 1% •N«iDEitATE.—**l he Democratic iyonvcnt;‘.»n ol r**nm ■**e*> met twowe.*-. iif*. i l 1 promattirely. anwiaely. nod f«» -i.’v pa*.,.j renolutims adorning t• • w fixtniii ition* ..f t»ri e!v and Brown Vfc hav no wyun «;hy with fluii •oft (*f fto'/Hi l h»« T.-nnei wdna will r«%rn f. tli. too i«d» and unwi-o action in due time U WIIIKI I Itni HI. flOHVtl.II. *T> * old marKeVno i»e in J‘ .rt*m-.uih < >, ftd long tern ftii ei e -•*• i the rifiz«-n »o much *o, that the f’otincilhad r. Jyed to i i%t it down an 1 have a lonntAin 1 nil, or ♦ (Hbliile I on ihe ground .*• m r»>d hr ,t hot the p an w ,»* objected to, hy *Oie pmtion of the Mtiz«n- in r-n^ o ’.iwcc of which a |Mrty ofciltv.en* dn* ii«< • A thwn •»*!»** on 1 day n.ght ln*t. An ) -•died it flown thu* relieving the fit? of n i. «i.«l a l ife rr+f' • at the •am. TtlK Ricos Horan, PoitTauocTii.—The splendid and rnpnctous Hotel known a* ll • R'gg" House, at Portsmouth, O., is now ©pen and doing a thriving business. It is one of the very beet hotels in the State, and the polite and gentlemanly proprietors spare no pains to give general satisfaction. The fare is excellent and hills moderate. —^ — 8ubsckiio:hs to tub Pkksu—Person* whose subscriptions to the /n/r/.ende.it /Veer, at Lees lilt rg, Ohio, hnd not 1 x pi red at the time the publication of the /Ve> wits suspended, will he furnished with the Antics until the expiration ol the time for which they may have respectively paid. llrsTlsuTOX. »• sn evidence .,f ui. irop.dllnn growth, hut Already a newspaper war m Imn I. A f. w skirmishing shot, have I n h i- I. which will presently blend in the continuous war of Wattle— <>n, Chaac, on! Charge, Wallace, charge, an«l thra«b the Wrurh of Huntington! [IrmttoH Jiiurnnl. i hit* far, tlics “war” ha* been wa/ed on our sideonfy; and, tv* the “idiot*” art dm.j? an nti immenst amount of benefit, \*c altall ju.^t Jet our amiable neighbor “fire awav." it i* not often that our editorial equanimi ty la disturbed by the sound of pop gun ar tillery. Tint “eoldMt M *r«-h” on Record—Dooi parfo'* retreat frr.m Hup-la.— /*..•». If we except Sir Joint Franklin’* march or voyage, to the North 1'uL. Tiikrk it a wotmn in Washington Territory w!im hat phot and killed eight Indian* with her own hand.— Errhunije. Women do not nhoot with the “Aamf;” but with a gun, or tho eye, ns may happen to be most convenient. Dows <>x Til km!—The editor of the fn</c pendent hears down heavily upon -itch of our business men a* go, or send to other places to get their printing done, and says, very truthfully: “We have noticed several Instance* of tld* kind where -••tin? "f **ur husiuoiM men gave their job printing to drummer-, nnd trainper-. thereby turning a cold shotildor upon the Very community they n*k to -u-tiin them in huidncfis. We hope our eitiron- will rutiu-inher their facilities for jol* printing. Wo have two establishment.- here now. each prepared to do a* good job work as onu be dona anywhere in this State.” That i» the right *ort talk. Brother, mid we Trust it will have a salutary i»»llu cure upon the minds of merchants and other business men in the city. What would they think of editors living here, w ho would'udvi-e all their reader* to avoid patronizing Huntington house.-? Ip ‘ lid Grimes'* lived in Huntington now. he'might, with great propriety arid signifi cance, sing. •T wish I had u load of polos, To fenc-j my garden round!” But it is proper to remark that the peo ple have all been too hu*y in building houses, to make gardens this season, much lees to think about fencing them. ‘ Old Grime* was a fogy, and knew nothing about building up a large city in three hun dred and sixty live days, an 1 running rail roads from the centre of gravity to the con tinea of tin* continent. — Am. Bight, Now!—'The Jront n Jonrnal of the 8th isnt, said. The pres* of tho Huntington .trjw* wa« spit d -vvibuord ntow day- eiucc from lh« Aon* It■••jler, but ths Irrepre-silde Pik® passed up tart week nri l thing- will move shortly in tiiat re gi'.n.” A part only of our large new pre** wa* ''spilled overboard." a- almve stated, hut we are happy in being aide to ate hut i* wasspeedily recovered, through theindomil. able energy of the second Mate oft he lmatf without having sllstnined any material damage. It is now up. and in working order, nnd the largest and best pn** in this p irt of V irginia. * \i*t. Hkui.ku, of the Keltic Ifegler. i* a gentleman nnd t\ high toned gentleman and, b tii he and the second Mate hare our thank* for having recovered the ini**' in .-part-, and making the amende honorable Bkrk Caiii itKt# —Mt, a lute trifi of the i Fannie Pit/an np from Portsmouth, the crew discovered n large ileer crossing the r ' : lit f % - III'!, - ;i , .If tilt u, I then- »poll, swung nut the yawl ami cap ttire*I it. 11 ii//a for the ihigan hoys ! N ItiMOikutiK pKisirit—The Jg'kson Sf nnittrd hrHg* of a printer in that office, who M* t up IM'IJIJO fm«. In a who ** week, • i'h , ■ rtjr iii> Mid? dotrn, rtud one t,c out. Funny b ok’ng printer In Hli, out D. *1. timber (now dead ) eetuploi tlie editor of this paper 17,• wn| no* in n single day. and did not brag «• *.11» it euh* r At that rate, lie wouM liHve Met up Ft'J.ISHt mri in a week. u« i*s i lurki., on tin* presented .» v ry l*t• s*ant appearaoe.. on la*t Th* U • Im . .1. i-rve font thank* f*»r their energy t *»<* isles «nl alter werr n**wly carps ted. rw whi. I .w • nr tains, offl.— tf.ia* ^ it , > <i » t* Ki •. Kis! say mV** and <i//«tr, Brother! The 1tide# do NCt Wish to have an l*t.ASO in the r chap*!. nor any At.TKKiTfov made in it* genera) ftpj*carnn'’e 'I t'KPKIl *T WlIRKI.KU.Ht lW, OlftO.-Tk$ /:,r.r T' av/rr, of the I'Mil in at tar* On Saturday evening last a terrible murder was r .it,mitted at VV heeler *hrifg, abova Ports* innuth, by '• MrClain »i », with a HuMm I rifle b *t out ilia brain* >•( Henry Varner, and • «f* . fur »-.in* r*vini cause. Md.vn fle(|. but w • upture.l the fib.-/ .lav on a raft fl« C . miles b*'b>«r p..rt*ni -uih by the pursuing otB *r* I he p. r|-tra». f k.s a t**l r-putaiior in t *hst r-einOy Tim Huntington Ini- pendent had quite a fling about tbs new o«w*paper venture there of W. K. Wallace, in- au»® of an alleged *ale to ; him of •*|»utrh type** by Col 8am Pike. Hut I the la*t number of the Leesburg lndap*nd*nt /'re#, anixnunees that the /Vees will hereafter be | rumored 10 IIa tiling ton, and consolidated with i the Huntington Aryw*. Win. F. Wallace k Co. will be the publishers, and Col. Pike chief ed I iter. The Colonel is a veteran journalist, and «»«e who understand* the business thoroughly, •• 1 pn I ; lively IImi ahnnl th** tret of M iv, Wh<-n the Ary— is t*» appear. Look out. 1 Chase! Better put some shingles in your 1 breach*/rowroe Jonmnt. , Our I ronton friend grows facetious over tbu unculled'fur remark* of our nrigiiUg, in reference to Mr. Wallace. We pur j chased flic German type for a special pur ' P‘>9t that will be made known to the editor jof the Jmlependint in di.e season. Il lie, will only learn to “keep his breeches on,’ J i *»u will have no occasion to ‘ put shingle* 1 in them.' Some men, likr? some horse*, * kick before they are spurred,” and it may 1 he that our neighbor i.* one of that aort. | 8am ClDKn* laft Manchester for Huntington <>U the 6th inst.— ITrsI Union ( O.) D*f*ndtr. i )Vs. and Mr Gideon is not only here. I hut actively engaged in getting ready to j i open up a lively and a profitable business Plea**} tend tit* “a tew more of the same ! sorL ’ Bco* ox Bros'—it is said dint the colo- | rado ling has began hi* operation* in Mia- j I souri; and, that oaoMrbug bus made it* [appearanceand make* it his especial busi ness to destroy the Colorado tWrf* The. Agricultural s.M-iuties ought to make this hitter l.ugn great pet. Gkkm.kt’m Cimnck* —According to the 4S.0 ./0 (f),( G nc tic, Mr. Greeley's chances (or an election nre good—almost certain. ! That papier says: "Kvcry lawyer and bro ker in the Iniul will work lor Greeley’s election:” •'All the white people will rally around Greeley's stun.lard.” “All the taihne w:!| go for Greclei“AM the sinner.- will go for Greeley, “Thechristinns are all expect ed to be 11 ri-eley voter. ‘‘The hatter* will tin ! ,-ihte lie all he Greeley voters;*’ “flu- Irish vote is conceded to Greeley" “The topers will all go for Horaces' flic German* will hi- enthusiastic lor hint." “ I here can he no doubt tiiut the hut’ her* will be a unit for bint.’’ . “Tile .SV.o mo/. rs will nil espouse tbe Greeley cause." “Thu temperance men will all go for Greeley. ’ “ Tbeprinter*, Grcclev thinks, will all go lor him." "The colored people are expected to vote the Greeley ticket," See Scioto Gazette of I May 1 fit It. Verily, the Ktlilor of that papier must have * Greely on the brain.” - —. ♦ m Tun late cop,i,.us rains have piroduced a considerable rise In tlic river; i.nt it will soon run if ten, under the influence ot of a ! summer'* sun. Tn.WKs—The proprietors of the A Rite* i.lhce beg lesvo to reittrn their grateful thunks to the piuhli,- for the large amount ■ if jobbing p.atronage with which tliev have been favored, during the piast two; weeks. They arc also very thankful to the business men of the city tor the liberal amount of advertising sent in for the first immlier, am*, the generous encouragement which they hnve received generally. Tiir Aiotre—We submit this, the initial number of tbe IIcxtixoTox A nous, to the |H,|.ular breeze with confidence that it will be favorably received by a generous pub lic. It is not f.r ns to spicak of it* merits. We are too modi-ei to sound our own |iraise, ! or set up claim* to patronage to which we ' may not bo justly entitled: but one thing I we beg leave to say, in behalf of the pub-1 Itslicr*, to wit- the Alto'-* lias neither a patent outtid nor inside, but tbe work up. 1 on it is nil done in Huntington. It is em pl)«tically a h,.me paper, elite I. published and printed entirely at home, by home men, lor borne |>urposes; and such papier* ' are generally appireciatel by ha me reader*, ' as well as by those at a distance XhftTAvr ruiHNin—Our friend*, residing fit a distance, who desire to obtain inform n* -n from, or a'mut Hunt mg ton and West Virginia, w ill do well to mth-cri ,e for ilm A hi*'*, nr it will contain, from time to time, nil the im|>ortnnt information that can he obtained, concerning both city and country. It will ho impoaitilile for lb* ed itor t<» give satisfactory aniw. ra to all the letters that imtne to hand. r«*<|nesting him . to give written information; and he there fore begs leave to *»igge«t that those d*« s ring to learn facts in relation to the place, to either enb-efiln? for this p*i|wr, or cony •nd for Hiern«e1fts If** desire* to he accommodating, hut lie cinuot atf.rd to l ire a correspondent for the express pnr pose of answering loiters on other men * t bueincta. N'it to aa It *m»‘rkR!».—#*«.nic day* Sgn, a ' g-*eiinvaded s grocery *t«re in lrsnUm in qaept «f provender, when the grocery ruse el«.«cd the door upon him. Hi* go»t «hipnoi wi*hing te he hsrupered in thst wey, imtnedi • tely made hi* exit through the *h» w window * ..f tbs eitaMi«hment leaving the proprietor to , fool the f*7l instead vf giving him tune to <we- j m:i, UK. (.HKI I1VS AOOBPTA5ICE OF TUB CINCINNATI NOMINATION. Mr. Greeley Notified of hie Somt nation. Ciscin* *rt, 0 , May 5, 1672. Dear Sir. The National Convention ol Liberal Republicans of the United States have instructs! the undersigned, Presi dent. Vic® President, and Secretaries ol the Convention, to inform you that you have been nominated as the candidal? of the Liberal Republicans for the Presidency of tbe United Slates We also submit to you tbe address and resolutions unanimously adopted by the Convention. Re pleased to signify to us vour acceptance of the plat form and nomination, and be! eve us, very truly, yours, c SCIIUKZ, Tren t. OEO W. .It'Ll A V, Vice Trea t. Wm E McLkan, JSO X. L>AVIlMOff, J. II. ItllObKS, .Secretaries Tlr. firocley•*» It pi). Nk\v Voitk, May 20. Okstlehrx.—I bavechoseu not toack nowkdg« your letter ot the 3d it st. until I could learn how the tvork of your Con vention was received in all pun of our grtut ttountry. and judge whether that work \v«* approved and ratified hy the Musa ol our fellow-citizens. Their response has, Irom day to day. reached me through tele gran s, letters, and comment-, of journal ist* independent ol official patronage and indifferent to the smiles or frown* of power, riie nItmher and character of these un constrained. unpurchase.I, unsolicited utter ances satisfy me that the movement which found expression at Cincinnati has receiv ed the ataiiip of public approval, and has bet n hailed by a majority of ourcmintry n a harbinger of a better day for the Uepu b lie. I donM misinterpret this approval as cs|*eciit1ly coinplintentary to myself, nor even t*» the chivalrous and justlv es teemed g i tleuisfi with whose name I thank vour Convention for associating mine I re*aivc and welcome it a* u spoilt a neons an.! deserved tribute to that admi ruble platform of principles, wherein your Cnnventi* iso tersely, eo lucidly, so forci bly t t*.r:h the convict ion- which impelled and the p «rpo«c* which guided it* cnuri-e. A p'.ittorm which, casiii 4 hehind it the wreck Mini rubbish of worn nut contentions and hy gone feuds, emho.lies in fit and few words the i.eds and aspirations of lodav I tiough thousands stand ready to con d .inn vour every act, hardly n syllable of «*: iticism, or cavil has hien aimed ut your ;• :»11.»rm. f which tin* mm.stance may he fa»r!\ wpitomized a.* fo!!.»w*. I d*st — Ail p-.l tical rights nnd franchises wh •}» have been acquired through our laic blood) convulsion must nnd shall be guaranteed maintained, enjoyed and re epee fed ever 1 lore. s « ond—All political rights and fran chi-t * which have Wen lost through that convulsion should and must he promptly restored and re established, so that there shall he henceforth no prescribed claasaml no di»trsi closed caste within the limiu of our I'mon, whose long estranged people snail re-unite and fraternize upon Hie broad basis of universal amnesty with impartial suffrage. I bird—That subject to our solemn con stitutior.al *.i citation to maintain the equal rights o; ad citizens, our policy should aim at local self government ami not at centralization; that the civil authority -i»uli *. • supreme over the military; that the writ .f h ben corpus should he jenl • *tl* y up't' ! as the safeguard of personal fi ct ion:: ' ;' il the individual citizen should enjoy the large-: liberty consistent with public order, an ! that there shall l>»i no Feleral suhvors: »n ol the internul policy *•! the -evtral Mates and liiu?iicipn!ilh> l*ilt ilia* shall he left tree to enf .rce the right- fir.d promote the Well being of it« inhabitants bv -uch mean* ns the judg ment of it.* owi people shall prescribe. Fourth—Them shall be a real and not merely a -mulnted reform in the civil ser vice of the Republic, to which end it is in dispensable that the chief dispenser of its vast off) • »l patronage shall be shielded from tim main temptation to use his power selrishlv by a rule inexorably forbidding ami precluding hi* re-election. Filth — That the raising of the revenue, whether by tariff or otherwise, shall he recognized and treaty*! as the people* ini mediate bnsiiie-* ; to he shaped and di rected hy them through their Representa tives in Congress. whose action thereon the President inn-t neither overrule by his veto, attempt to dictate, nor presume 10 punish by bestowing office only on those ivho nirree w th him, or withdrawing it from 1 ho«c v. .) do not. Sixth—fli *t the public land* must be sacredly re-. v«d for occupation and ac quisition bv i-uliivators, ami not reckIssslv squandered *<i projectors of railroads lor whi.di our | ” »plo have no present need, and Hie premature construction of which is annually plunging us into deeper and de«-pertah.v-.4>n of f**reigu indebted ne**. Seventh—That the nchirvetnetit of the* gram! pur; *«en of universal beneficence 1* eX|MCt**d * id sought ill Hie band* of nh wiioHppr*vu them, irrespectiv« ol 1*1*1 affiliation* Eighth— I tie public fait b mu*t, nt all bazar!*. be maintained, and the Xa lion*I credit preserved. Ninth — I'liai the patriotic drvolciloc.o and inestimable service* c»f our fellow citi z«*na, w . i a* soldier* «»r sudor* upheld the nutty of the UepuMie. ehall ever he grate fraIIv r 'nemhered and honorably requited. 'I lift*- propoeitione. *o ably at I forcibly preset ted in the platform of your lofiven lion, have already fixed the attention and coin in inled the assent < »f a large majority of on- eoii ii try men, who joyfully adopt then as I do. a* the ba*i* of a true, bene th em national reconatrurtion ; of a new departure from the jealousies ami strilr* and hate*, which have no longer adequate !»*•»* ve. or even plniieilde pretext, into an atn laphere of peace, fraternity an.I mutual go*.| will. In vain do the drill sergeant* of Ircnving organisation* flourish mena cingly their eeeatheoa*. and angrily insist tint the tiles shall lie closed and straight* en d ; in vain do the whipper* in of par* tin once vital, became rooted in the vital need* of the hour, protear against the straying and boiling—denounce men no* w «• their inferior* ** traitj»r* and rene gade*, and threat#n them with infamy and m n. I ant confident that ihc American - J ' profile have already mail* »our cause ihrir j own ; fully re-olveJ that their bran- heart. ;atui sir. wg arm.shall hear it oti to triumph In this lailh. and with the distinct nn I demanding that if elected 1 shall I,e Pres ident, not of a party, but of the whole peo ple. I accept rotir nomination, in the c*n lldent trust that the musses of our conn try men, North and South, are eager to clasp hands acmes the tdoodv chasm which has too long divided then!, for .ci ting that they have been enemies, in t|„. joyful consciousness that tliev nre an i must henceforth remain brethren. Yours gratefully, HORACE GREELEY To Hon. Oari. Sill’KX, President: Lfon Gko. W. Jlijax, Vice President, and -Messrs. Wm E. McLbax, Jons G D., viPsan and J. H. R hours, Secretaries of I the National Convention of Libera! Re. ; publicans of the United Stales. THE «l\tl>V» n PUTI ORn. f The following is the platform adopted by | flic ‘'Liberal" Republican Convention nt ; Cincinnntti, on the 1st of May, lSTg, at which Greeley and I!Town wore nomi nated : The administration now in power has rendered itself guilty of a wanton disregard of the laws of the land, in the exercise of fiowers not granted by the Constitution. It I has acted as if the laws had binding force ..nlyfortlii.se who are governed, and not . tor those who fiovern. It has thus struck a blow at the fundamental principle of j constitutional government and the liber ; lies of the citizen. | The President of the United States has : openly used the fs.w rs and opportunities , of his high oflit e for the promotion ..t |icr , eona! ends. He Ini- kept notoriottslr e* r 1 rii|U and unworthy men in places of pow , *r and responsibility iotlte detriment of the [ public interest. I ^ l.o lias used the public service of the Government ns a n tohinery of partisan and personal intluen and interfered, with »* rannirnl arniganc. in the political af tairs of Stales nnd u. inicip.-tlifies. | H*» liw rewarded with influential nnd ! lucrative offices met. who had acquired hi* favor hy valuable p:r.-ents, thus stimulat ing the demorabzati n of our political lit* hy i is conspicuous «\ainple. lie has shown him-elf deplorably ttrie * quill to the tasks im* ■■•sed U|K>n him hy the ‘country, and culpat v careless ol the rv | sponsibilitie.* of his I’igh office. ; 11»® partisans of ti»e Administration n* , Mimingfo be the I«-publican party and ♦ controlling its organ ration, have attempt i ed to justify such wr« ngs and palliatesiudi i abuse-, to the end of maintaining partisan ascendency. RKSOt.i tiovs. c. the Libera) fiepnblicaus of the I’nited States, in National Convention n» • M-mhlcd in Cincinnat proclaim the i.ulow j '"g principles n« essential to just govern | lurin' I. We recognize the equality of all be fore the law. and hold that it is the duty ! "f Government in it- dealings with the people to mete out eq lal and exact justice i loall of whatet a na vity, race, color, or i persuasion, religious or political. ; 1. We pledgtf ourselves to maintain the . I ii'»n of the Slates’ emancipation and j enfranchisement, and to oppose anv r«* j opening of the quest ms settled by the i Thirteenth, Fourteenth nnd Fifteenth ; Amendments of the Constitution. I \\ e demand iinn ediate nnd absolute* I removal of ull disabilities imposed on n*s | count of the rebellion. which was fiuallv | subtitled seven years ago, believing that universal amnesty will result in complete pacification in j,li serum.s ol the conntrv. 1 I.ocal self government, w ith impar tial suffrage. will gumd the right* ol all citizens more sccurGv than any central ized power. The public wGlare require* the supremacy of tin* civil over the mili tary authority, and the freedom of person under the protection ol the h corpus. We demand for the individual the largest i liberty consistent with the public order, lor fhe Slate self government, and forth* Nation to'Uluru to tie methods of pear, and the Constitutional limitation of power 6. The civil service of the Government ha* become a mere instrument of partisan tyranny and persona ambition, ami a». object of selfish greed It is a scandal ami reproach to free institutions, and breed a dcnioraliznt -n dangeroi • to tli« prosperity of ref»*t Idinm govern no t. I ♦V Wether* •* re.-.ird a thorough re form of the civil service, ns one of th • most pressing emergtncic* of the hotn that honesty, capacity, and fidelity cOn slituto the only valid claims to public cm ploy men t, that the < bees of the Govern ment cease he a matter of arbitrrtr) tavoritcism and patrnunge. ami that pub lic station* become again a of honor To this end it is imperative! v icquircd that no President snail be a < undulate* for re el scion. 7. The public credit must be sacredly maintained, and we denounce repudiation in every form n..d g:»i-** S A speedy return to specie payments is demanded alike bv the highest consider atioueof commercial morality and hon#*t government. We remcrnl*cr with gratitude ther»vr oi«m aimI sacrifice-* of the soldier* and sailor* of the Kr|mWi,- ami no act of oilf* shall ever detract from their justly earned fame k>f the full reward* of their paly or • -in |«> We arc op|«o*vd to all further grant* of l.-md to railroad* or other cor|siration* The public domain should t v held sacred to actual actilent. 11. We hold that it i* the duty of the Oovefument in it* intercourse with foreign nation* to cultivate the friendship of p*a< • by treating with all on fair and cjual term*, regarding it alike dishonorable either to demand what i# not right or to submit to what i* wrong. 12. For I lie promotion and sure. -# of there vital principle*, and the support of the candidate* nominated by tin* Convention, we invite and cordially welcome the fo operation of all patriotic citizen*, without regard to previous political aft'liaimna 11 OK A't: WlllTIt. Chairman of Commitiee on Ke»iiution* O. P. TncMVon, Secretary. - •— ^ e — Pttranrwin i*io have new water work* at a c *t of 1*1,000.01“Who care# n expenses/’