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<& V rß^ JH^d JHÄ_ .nJBZ CHS*— — $c*ö CS a 9MB 2» na-aawR. AJWïvajiM: ES®. ir./Ta ïas ET: "» SIE» \k • SV JNBS «SE - tac,» ST. XEW SERIES—VOL 1* 20. il ôf W«rt 1V»1< """' Kililor. r K HNS iftr» (W nr. in w»y uuce I AO CANVASS. Li Brown Endorsed. ■EST VI RGINÎA» T. )[ : iy 27.—Tho Libcr Vs'of West Virginia met ji hero today. The nt t large and the delegates The most trusted nud Hiblicnns of the State |t, The Hon. M. C. A State Executive ■was appointed, which Iftou, June 13, to organ Xjirn in tli» State, Reso ■adopted endorsing the llatform and Greeley I lîrp«bHciïii Con iventioii. jlC ASSEMBLAGE—SPIRITED |lSST THE MILITARY KINO— D DHOWS ENDORSED. Lk , May 27—The Re k Convention closed its [night of the 23d inst. the largest delegate (ver assembled at Little tone-half of tho dele llorel No effort had I behalf of Greeley alld |ie-teutlia of the dcle j them. Btion was called to or lu. B F. lïice, Chair late Republican Coin following resolutions I national affairs were adopt d : ; i ii'imhar of per llictcil in the Federal ■State for a most tlag 1 of Election-laws, and Int, upon tho applica Ke interest of such iu plsand their accessor honest and efficient I other reason than they lasly eu force the law, lud permitted such in lals to designate and pliai to select the jury I were to be tried, and lo prosecute for such pby the criminals were I without punishment, [trampled under foot, lj'. crime encouraged ; jfit to take sides wit h, lid sustain, the corrupt iting in their iniquities Wie ; and I is now evident that put will receive the flf the convention of [to be held iu Philadel P M wo emphatically poiirse of the President ladling with Arkansas I interest of crime and 1 decline to send delc I Philadelphia Couven J°raco Greeley and B. [we Republican candi [dent and Vice 'Presi piatfurm which we f v e> and are men of J ability, integrity, and 1 Jiave for many years P» and constant àdvo l^'pubiican r>la ' Freedom ; tbcre r tw e most cordially |nination of the said »Mid B. GratzBrown 7® upon which they R'e ourselves to co friends of civil gov L • rm throughout ™ n g their election : I that a free peo Nhralled from these lawful burdens and L,. If® imposed upon J7% invite all the pvernment, law, or Irf i ?°"°P ei 'ate with A. • but determined n r ° ^ d PPM« me u "' 1 UcSpotlC Peeley's rallying cry J r °ßice and thieves Ijjet Wfl » nominated, l^vernor, the Hon. J wentenant-Govern 1 ' ™uith ; Secretary ** A. Fuiton (col ored ) ; Auditor, the Hon. J. R. Bcï sy ; Treasurer, the Hon. J. J. Hunt ; Attorney-General, the Hon. W. P. Grace ; Judges ol the Supreme Court, tho Hon. Wm. M. Harrison and John Whytoek ; Superintendent of Public Schools, Dr. Thus. Smith ; Superin tendent of the Penitentiary, the Hon. Richard Samuels (colored); Con gressman-at-liirge, W. J. Hynes. Greeley and Brown and the State ticket and platform are enthusiasti cally received by the people, nnd will carry the State by an overwhelm ing majority. Pennsylvania. greeley and »uown clu1w is philadel phia—opening tue campaign. Philadelphia , May 27.A large and enthusiastic meeting of Liberal Re publicans and Democrats was held to-night, in tho Fsrst, Ward, to or ganize a Greeley and Brown Associa tion. John W. Lynn was chosen President. , There was great enthusiasm, and several stirring speeches made ; one, among others, by John W. Fravsin, Eyq., Secretary iff the Liberal Re publican Executive Committee, who said : As one of Pennsylvania's delega tion to tliu Cineinnat convention, he was proud of the good work'accom plished ther, and sent abroad thr> ugh out the land, for ratification l.y the people thereof. Such thoughtful and influential Democrats as Dr. Andrew Nebinger, flavor Vans, Senators Wallace and Buckalew, commended our action, the first having said to tho speaker that the " nomination of Greeley and Brown were the, wisest selections which could havo been made," while Mr. Vaux recently re marked that "had the Cincinnati convention continued its delibera tions for six months, it would have been impossible for them to have builded better; nnd as for the plat form, together with its accompanying 'address to Hie people,' it was some thing iliat has never yet been sur passed by any hing of the kind .since Jefferson," and tliey but express the sentiment almost universal among sensible Democrats. Liberal Repub licans believe the surest, safest and speediest, remedy for the grievances under which TVe KTTffcr is to ho found" in tho election of Horace Greeley.— In his nomination we have presented that which will effect a cure of the festering disease of Grantism, and it only remains for the people to apply it.. We have presented the name of Horace Greeley for your suffrages because he best represents tho true principles of Democracy ; because he tpposes the giving of land grants to wealthy corporations, which, if not stopped soon, the last acre of the public domain will be given away ; because he is against excluding the men of highest intelligence of the South from American citizenship, to which they are entitled : because he ipposes placing iu Presidential hands the power to suspend the writ of ha beas corpus ; because he opposes making civil law subordinate to mili tary despotism ; because he is against the present policy of securing valua ble gifts by the award of public office; because he opposes that centraliza tion of power which takes from the people of tho States the right to manage their local affairs. For these reasons we have made him our can didate, believing the people of all parties will support him, and proud ly and triumphantly elect him Presi dent of the United States. Kansas. THE REFORM MOVEMENT EARNEST VND WIDESPREAD—GliEELEY POPULAR WITH THE FARMERS—THE STATE ALMOST su he fou greeley and brown. Washington , May 27.—Ex-Senat or Ross, who is in town, denies the accuracy of the generally credited report that Kansas is sure to give its electoral vote for Grant next Novem ber. He says tho people of that State have not forgotten how good a friend Mr. Greeley was to them during their troubles in 18öö, and that while there has been very little outward démonstration, Greeley and Brown Clubs have been quietly formed all over the State, and the farmers, who make little noise but cast a great many votes, will be sure to make their influence felt for Greeley on election day. Senator Ross says, also, that the feeling of tlie Germans is greatly misrepresented in Washing ton. Leading Germans, from his State, went home from the Cincin nati convention declaring that they would not support the ticket, but found flitir constituents so enthtiast ically for it that opposition iu that quarter has almost entirely disap poared. In the opinion of many Lib eral Republicans and Democrats in Washington, Mr. Ross overestimates Mr. Greeley's strength in Kansas, when ho asserts that, if Baltimore indorses the Cincinnati ticket, Gree ley will carry Kansas, but he feels very wire of it himself. He thinks that Grant and Pomeioy will stand or fall together. Pe nnsylvania r Democratic Convention. movements of the managers—liberal ization of tiîe party. Washington , May 27.-— Nearly all the Democratic members of Con gress from Pennsylvania will leave here to-morrow and next day to at tend the State Convention which meets at Reading on Thursday. The Convention will select 10 delegates to the Baltimore Convention, four of whom will be tho usual Senatorial delegates, and the other six to repre sent the additional representation in Congress of three members allowed under the new appointment. As the Stato has not been redistricted, these delegates cannot be chosn, like the other district delegates, by local conventions held in the several dis tricts. The Convention has also the duty to perform of nominating a State ticket of Governor, Auditor General, and Judge of the Supreme Court. From information received here, it is piobable that there will be two elements in the Convention, on») in favor of a square indorse ment of tho Cincinnati ticket, and tho other opposed to any alliance .with tho Liberal Republicans, and in favor of instructing the delegates to Baltimore to .support Gen. Han c >ck for the Presidential nomination. The latter elemont will, it is believed be in a small minority, but, in order not to offend it, the result of the Convention's action will probably be similar to that of tho Rochester Convention—a pronounced leaning toward the Liberal movement, but mention of the names of the Cin cinnati nominees The best inform ed Pennsylvania politicians in this believe that the State ticket nomina ted will be one made up with a view to commanding tho support of the Liberal Republicans. The nom- ] vnTHrfrn* Governor will, they" think, j bo ex-Senator Buckalew, a Demo- j i rat of broadand independent views, ! who is unobjectionable to the Liber- j als; and the candidate for Auditor-1 Geue.ial will probably be State Sen ator Billingfelt of Lancaster, a Re publican of ability, wjiose course in the Legislature has been marked by manly disregard of party discipline and ditation. No doubt is express ed of the nomination, for rfl-electiou, for Judge Thompson to fill the other place on the ticket. Mr. Billingfelt was naminated for the Auditorship by the recent Labor Convention, held at Williamsport, and Mr. Buck alew came within a few votes of re ceiving the Gubernatorial nomina tion. Assurances have been given by the managers of the Labor party that if Buckalew is nominated at Reading, their candidate, Wm. P. Scholl, will withdraw in his favor. Mr. Vooiliees . Alone in Con gress. few democratic members willing to opposé ouekl1a" if indorsed at bal timore. Washington , May 27.—Represen tative King of Missouri has written a letter approving the nomination of Greeley. Other Democratic mem bers, who have taken some pains to ascertain the sentiment on their side of the House, say that not six Dem ocrats in all could now be found will ing to declare that they will not sup port Greeley if he is nominated by the Baltimore Convention. Some go so far as to assert that Yoohees is the only Democrat in tho House who occupies that position. Mississippi. democratic convention called—no third ticket at baltimore. Jackson , May 27. —The Demo cratic Executive Committee of Mis sissippi iu session to-day called a State Convention to meet on the 2(kh of June. No official expres sion was given as to what action the Convention shall take, but it is as certained that all the members of the Committee are opposed to a third ticket by the Baltimore Conven tion, and are in favor of Greeley and Brown. Colored people of Louisiana, be uot deceived by the cries that the repub lican cod vent ion of Cincinnati has gone back on Giant—it is no snch thing, Grant has "gone back" on tho principles und men who gave you vour freedom. Mrs. Davis and Mr. Greeley—A Truthful Scrap of History The accompanying communication, says the Telegraph and Mesanu/er, comes from a source of most unques tionable authenticity : Editors M ;i cou Telvgrph and MrsHenyei't Mr. Voorhees, in his recent attack on Mr. Greeley, styles his signing of Mr. Davis' bond " an impertinent in terference." Allow me to give you the true history of that matter, as I recently learned it in New York from a gentleman who knew all about it. Mrs. Davis went to New York to consult Charle.j O'Connor, Mr. Davis* counsel, as to the best manner of ef fecting his release from prison. Mr. O'Connor told her that in his opiu ion there was but one way in which it could be done, and that was to get the representative man of the Repub lican party to sign his bond. Mrs. Davis inquired who that man was.— Mr. O 'Connor replied that it was Horac Greeley, She then asked him if he would not see Mr. Greeley and get to do it. He replied that he had no influence with Mr. Greeley, and that, she was the proper person to •see him. She said she would go and see him. She went to his office, sent in her card and was invited into his private office. She said to him : "Mr. Greeley, my husband is con fined in a casemate at Fortress Mon roe. He has been there for many long, weary months. He is a feeble old man, and he is gradually sinking under his ligorous imprisonment. He will die if he remains there much longer. I came here to consult Sir. O'Connor as to the means of getting him released. He has told me that there is but one way to do it, and that is to get tho representative man of the Republican party to sign his bond, and that you are that man.— He lias advised me to apply to you. He says that you have a kind heart, and that you will do it if you believe it to be right. My husband is dying; Mr. Greeley, may I hope that you will favorably consider my applica tion ? " Mr. Greeley arose, extended Iiis hand to Mrs. Davis, and said ; "Mad am, you ma, for I will sign his bond." Mr. Greeley was thou a prominent character before tho Legislature for tha United States Senate. Some of his friends heard that he had agreed to sign Mr. Davis' bond. They went to him and protested ngninst it.— They told him that they had made a count, and that lie would be elected by six majority, but if lie signed this bond it would defeat him. He replied "I know it will." They told him that he was one of the owners of the Tri bune, and if he signed this bond he would los thousands of subscribers. He replied, " I know it." They said, "Mr. Greeley, you have written a history of the war ; one volume you have out, and have sold large num bers of it. Your second volume is nearly out, and you have large orders for that. If you sign this bond, these orders will be countermanded, and you will lose a large amount of mon ey." He replied, "Gentlemen, I kuow it, but it is right and I will do it." He did do it, and I am informed that he lost a seat in the United States Senate, aud over thirty thous and dollars. To my mind this does not look like " impertinent interference." Gratz liionn Interviewed. A Cincinnati dispatch of the Gth inst., reports the following inter view : " Well, Governor, now that tho nominations are over, what do you think of the prospects ?" " I have not," he answered, " any more doubt of the result of the ap proaching election day will dawn, am sure that the ticket nominated yesterday will be elected." " What do you think of the plat form ?" " The platform ia wholly satisfac torv to me, and I do not see how any good citizen can object to it, whether he be in tho North or in the South, the East or West. There are factions which may affect to dislike it. Many would have a stronger free trade plank, and many others, equal ly patriotic, would prefer ft straight protection theory. Ail can not be satisfied. The aim should be to sat isfy the greatest number." " Then you think the elements of success are with you ?" " Yes, I have been assured, and I believe that New York and Penn sylvania will go with ns, aud I am very sure that Mr. Greeley will carry the South entire, and I believe Illi nois and Indiana wilt give him a ma jority." " How about Missouri ?" " Well, sir, the State that elected mo so handsomely as Governor, against the efforts of this adminis tration, will, I am vain enough to believe double, and even treble, the majority foi - me for tho Vice-Presi dency. " But how about the German vote, Governor ? I hear that the new ticket will be bolted by the Germans, especially in the Northwest. Does not Senator Schurz say so ?" " As regards the German, vote, I have no fear of its body. In Mis souri it is a great and good power, and I am sure our ticket will re ceive it. As for Schurz, he will sup port tho nominations with great earnestness. He preferred another ticket, but he Can be relied on. I talked with him last night, and I am satisfied with his position. You will see where he stands in a very short time." " Do yon intend to go into the canvass actively ? Do you intend to take the stump ?" " That can not bo determined yet. I presume I shall take part in the canvass ; I done so heretofore, and I »hail try to do my part iu the ap proaching campaign—but I see I have scarcely time to reach the train. Good-bye." PENDLETON'S rOSi 7 7 ON. We copy tho following official dis patch from the St. Louis llrpublican : Washington , May 28.— A positive declaration of the position of Hon. George H. Pendleton has been re ported by a member of the Illinois Democratic delegation, and it can be stated that he nnquivocally advo cates the acceptance of Mr. Greeley by the Democratic convention. Mr. Pendleton considers that the Demo cratic party has been placed in a po sition, by tacit adherence to the Cin cinnati convention, whereby all chance of electing a Democratic ticket has been destroyed. He, therefore, favors the acceptance of Greeley, and says that between Grant and Greeley there can be no hesitation as to the duty of Demo crats. In considering the objections raised to Greeley as to his record, he argnes that they are ridiculous, and lie asks whether the same ob jection will apply to ali Radicals named at Cincinnati. It is not the past which is to be taken into account, but the future conduct of the candidate designated to represent the Liberal movement. If any unobjectionable record is do sired, a straight-out Democrat should have been advocated from the be ginning ; but, he says, it is not con sistent to indorse one Radical and refuse to support another. The op position to Greeley is placed, lie says, in two classes : First, those who are not sufficiently clear iu po litical sagacity to see t'.iat there is no chance for a Democrat, and sec ond, those who secretly desire the re-election of Grant. The feeling of the times, adds Mr. Pendleton, should be above personality, and all should strike to secure a good and efficient government. The letter from Mr. Pendleton, though not in tended for print, is a forcible one. Substantial UcMilt» Alreartv Gained Tin-otigU Cinciuuati. I From tlie N. Y. Express. J We owe to the Liberal Convention already more substantial results. First, iu an Amnesty bill more lib eral than any and all together which have passed since the close of the civil war—an act, indeed, for which, as Americans, and with no other direct interest in the question, we feel most grateful, and in regard to which the only regret wc have is that it is not as complete as the full franchise to the most ignorant class of the Southern people. Mr. Gree ley, who started for entire amnesty months since, has a right to be gratified with this result. It was a tribute to the Cincinnati Convention and to Mr. Greeley as the candidate of the Libera! party. It is also nota ble that the Grant men of this State, after denouncing Mr. Greeley for his bail bond in behalf of Jefferson Davis, placed as their chief delegate to the Philadelphia Convention the name of Gerrit. Smith, whose signature will bo found to the same bail bond, and for a like amount. Everywhere, just now, the Grant men are wooing the " old rebels" of the South, in order to secure support at their hands. The Cleveland T.-ader thinks it has enough poetry on hand to last until next fall, but if the spring is j backward, and the fires have to (be 'kept up. it will probably need more Ait for Iloracu. by george alfred townsend. [Fitliii the Wns1iin»l0n Capital.] 'Tis honest Horace Greeley With his old white Coat and staff I The politicians laugh in feur, In joy the people laugh ; A laugh come.v>Vr the Paddy's face, Ami o'er the negro's mouth, And first, since ;ili these bloody years, Laughs, too, the wounded South 1 With laughter like to summer, "Let, us have peace." indeed, And not the frosty soldier peace. Whose word's a broken reed, But with this grand old neighbor's rule. And times of golden law, Old hatreds shall be turned to loves And laughter to huzza. The camp fires burn for Greeley But ii(,)t on fields of arms ; They burn thinking cotters' hearths, And wink from prairie; farms, Where good old couples rub tlieif [palms. And say I " Preise God 'tis so ! Since ruled so long by inen who kill To vote for one we know." Put liy thy lamp, friend Horace ! Thy kindly, busy quill, Vlien re have made thee President Then slialt thou have thy will, For thirty years of earliest work Deserve a ruler's wish, flint "when lie sees the country saffl Ile'd like to go and fish." Ah ! better had these captains, Who laugh to their dismay, Said half the wise tilings in theif reign Thon suyest every day I And hotter had they fished like tliee, Or farmed as bad, dear sage, Than fished for rich men's company) And farmed out putronoge 1 Some wise men fear thy kindness, Thy crotchets some distress ; Some fear thy sturdy temperance, And some thy simple dress. These ouly feel their private wish, When they good Greeley seau, But all the mighty people feel An earnest icllow man ! Stand tip and shout, ye laughers ! Tho laughing sun comes out. ; Together let the Northern Yank in 1 Southern Johnny shout ; For Brown aud Greeley break the [night, And lend the era in, They'll teach us how to laugh and farm, We'll teach them how to win ! The G ift-TaSier—105,000 Rea sons Against Use He-Elec tion of Grant« what the bible says, " Thou slialt take no gift, for tho gift blindeth the eyes of the wise and perverteth the words of the righteous, —-De idem m mm xvi, 19. letter of "black friday" btotekfield. New York , Feb, 15, lSGi). General :—In accordance with the request of many citizens of NevV York, whose names are herewith transmitted, I have honor to ask your acceptance of the enclosed tes timonial of their appreeiaton of your services. I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant, Daniel Bctterfield* [Enclosure.] Mortgage and interest.. $ 80,437 50 GO,000 7-30 U. S. bonds, first series........ 54,725 00 Cash 19,837 IW $105,000 00 the gift accepted, Washington-, D. C., Feb. 17, 18(53. Dear General:— Your letter of tho 15tb, enclosing me the handsome tes timonial of the citizens of Now York, with names of all generous contrib utors to it, is received. * * Through you, I wish to thank the gentlemen whose names you have enclosed to me, individually and col lectively. 1 have the honor to be Your obedient servant, U. S. Grant. We take the following from tL© Louisiana Stute lie.yider: " A great many very small men are log-rolling around among the colored people at present for the purpose of securing offices. All these little fel lows are brim full of Grant because they think that is the way to catch the negroes. We are watching this game with considerable interest, and there are a great many people who are doing the same tiling. If the colored people will sell out this time they will have a bad show hereafter. The upper and lower mill stones aro grinding mighty close together, aud the weakest will go to the hopper soonest. It is better to havo a just aud straight-forward President than to have .1 man who will do wrong, as Grant has done, for bis own advan tage. Greeley will protect all classes, Grant will protect only his friends } and he generally takes care to select his friends from among the rich.— Let the poor look out ; and espeeial i lv let tli nu be particular not to sell ! themselves to weak men, for prom* j isses that will never be fulfilled."