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HON U'KK I PtLANl).
Who Im liiies lteiiomluiilioii tt the ullon
nl I ongress.
Was born in Westford, Vermont, November
181fl. His early education was obtained in
such district schools as the time and region in
which lie lived ailbrded. At the age of 12 ho
was au errand boy, hostler and clerk for a vil
lage merchant, and while thus employed learn
ed to write and acquired tho rudimentary
knowledge of business. He then assisted his
father four years on the farm and as a house
carpenter. At the age of 17 he entered nn acad
emy and remained live months and this "fin
ished" his schooling. When 13 years old lie
left his home to seek his fortune in the busy
walks of life. He took with him a spare shirt
and stockings tied up in a handkerchief, and
went to. the neighboring village of Morristown.
There ho taught a district school during the
winter and in the spring began the study of
law, and after due time was admitted to the
bar. He was register of probate of Lawrence
county in 1830-10; was a member of the state
constitutional convention of Vermont ; was
prosecuting attorney in 1S44-4.1 ; was judge of
the supreme court of Vermont from 1818 to
18G,'), and in 18C0 was made chief justice.
Th3 mental qualities and traits of character,
the exercise and development of which had
raised their possessor so rapidly to his high
standing as a lawyer, marked and distinguished
him as a judge. With a mind of great native
strength, quick in its perceptions, rapid in its
operations, given to reasoning by a practical,
direct and forcih'c logic, he easily and with a
sort of spontaneous gracefulness addressed
himself to judicial duties in a manner which
showed that in making him judge the state had
.if fho virht. mnn in the riL'ht TlljU'C." Nona
have held that position in Vermont who more !
etteetively, upnguny, ana acceptaoiy nave nun.
istered in the dibpensinc of justice nercniW tc
' Inn. With
possessed placidity and tteliberateness of 'man
ner that never faned him, with a fortitude and
firmness that were strangers to fear or waver
ing, he was at the same time courteous, com
plaisant and kind, so that while the most service-hardened,
coniident and captious member
of the bar yielded in ditfcrtntiul subordination
to the power above them, the most inexperi
enced and diffident were inspired with courage
and confidence in their efforts to do profession
al service in the courts over which Judge Po
As judge in the supreme court sitting in bank,
his adaptedness to the place was equally mani
fest. His mastery of the principles of law, his
discriminating apprehension ot the principles
involved in the specific case, his facility in de
veloping by logical processes and practical il
lustrations the proper applications and results
of those principles, are very strikingly, evinced
in the judicial opinions drawn up by him con
tained in the Vermont reports, llis memory
of cases in which particular points have been
decided, is extraordinary ; and this memory is
accompanied by a very full and accurate ap
prehension of the very points and grounds
and reasons of the judgment. Some of the
cases in which he drew the opinion of tho
court, stand forth as leading cases, and his
treatment of the subjects involved ranks with
the best specimens of judicial disquisition.
Since leaving the bench Judge Poland has en
gaged somewhat in the practice of law appear
ing in important cases in the state and United
States courts, both at home and in Washington.
He has, however, devoted himself more espec
ially to politics. At the outset of his profes
sional career ho developed a taste for politics,
and soon became an influential member and lo
cal leader of the Democratic party. When
the free-soil wing of the Democracy took
oien ground in 1848 he was Its candidate lieutenant-governor
of the state. On lieing elected
judge he withdrew from active participation in
party politics. Since the organization of the
Republican party he has been one of the most
sincere and unwavering of its momlicrs.
In 1861 he received the degree of doctor of
laws from the university of Vermont; was ap
pointed to the United States senate to till the
vacancy occasioned by the death of Jacob Col
lainer ; was elected to the forf cth and forty-first
congress, and was re-elected to the forty-second
congress as a Republican, receiving 10,471) votes
against 3,206 votes for L S Partridge, Democrat,
lie was re-elected to the lorty-third congress
and has served most of the time since and has
just declined a congressional renomination.
Judge Poland has figured conspicuously in his
congressional career as chaiinian of several im
portant committees among others the commit
tee on Ku-Kluxism, the committee on the Cred
it Mobilter investigation, the committee on tho
question of the "Arkansus governorship" un
der Grant's adminstration. In all these he was
chairman and discharged the dillicult duties
devolving upon him with great sagacity and
tact. Ho was known by both parties iu con
gress to lie judiciously fair and has never been
carried away by partisanship in any of his du
ties. We are indebted toD A Clifford, St Johnsbn
ry'g leading photogtapber, for the photograph
from which the above accurate likeness of
Judge J'oland was madc.J
r.EAL ESTATK TRANSFERS TIHtOlCiH
IIaktfouu. Ebcnezer Miller of Lebanon, N H,
lias bought the A T Pierce place .of Daniel
Tilden paying for the same $2700.
Hautfokd. Amasa O Harris of Lyndon has
purchased of Orrin A Tal't a building on Taft
hill ibr !?:;00.
H.vETFor.n. Arabell W Gillette has Itougbt the
home farm ot Clias B and Lucy K Clifford for
which she paid f 2000.
Uamtohii. W O Chandler has liought the
"Ledge Pasture" of the Azro Gillette estate
paying $'JO0 therefor.
IlARTFORn. Thomas and William Mann have
bought of Daniel Tilden the 3 acres meadow
of the original A T Tierce farm for flOOO.
Qi echee. Joseph Larralee has liought one
lot of the Quecliee cemetery association, pay
ing for it ?20.
White River Jrscrtox. Dr Henry A Wat
son lias purchased of Ion D Ilurd and wifo
the M t Pratt place.
A Morton Opinion,
f Boston Advertiser.
Gen Grout made one of the most Industrious
and influential memliers from New England.
His speeches commanded the attention of the
house, and two of tbem those on American
shipping and on the French spoliation claims
were spoken of In this cii y as lin especially
learned and able. The A ermontera will honor
themselves hr keeping uch man in public
LARGE 6ATHERIK8 OF THE
HOST AT CHICAGO.
Benjamin F. Butler's Entrance
Hissed by the Spectators.
KE WITHDRAWS FROM
Cleveland's Name Receives
The national Democratic convention opened
at Chicago Tuesday. A temporary organiza
tion was cffccUd by the choico of cx-Gov R B
Hubbard of Texas as chairman, with the usual
number of secretaries and other omeers. The
adoption of rules of order and the appointment
of committees on credentials, permanent or
ganization and resolutions occupied the greater
part of the day. The session was taken up i:t
a contest over the unit rule inaugurated by the
Tammany delegation from New York, who, be
ing in the minority, wanted the rule abrogated.
The rule was sustained by a large majority,
and Tammany thus suffered its second defeat.
Tho convention was called to order at 12 :10 p
m, prayer was offered by Rev Dr D C Marquis
of the Northwest Theological seminary, after
which Gov Hubbard of Texas was introduced
as temporary chairman and was received with
hearty applause. Ho is a tall, fine looking
man of the respectable weight of 300 pounds.
Ho stands fully six feet high and has iron gray
hair and whiskers. Ht is a native of Georgia,
but has resided in Texas for 32 years. In 183
he was elected lieutenant-governor, and was re
elected with Cook, who ran for United States
senator in 1870. Gov Hubbard is a successful
lawyer and for years was tho attorney of the
Texas Taciiic railroad. Ho now has the legal
affairs of the St Louis narrow gauge railroad
in charge. Gov Hubbard resides in Tyler. He
is an eloquent speaker and good parliamentari
an. Tho temporary chairman's sonorous voice
and crisp, deliberate articulation sent every syl
lable of his opening address to the furthermost
limits of the great hall, and he was applauded
and cheered ut nearly every period. Gov Hub
bard's reference to the campaign of 76 and Til
den and Hendricks, roused the convention to a
high pitch of enthusiasm, and the delegates, ris
ing to their feet, cheered themselves hoarse.
All the prelimimnrv action of the convention
proceeded as harmoniously as well-oiled clock
work until Senator Grady of New York placed
an obstacle in the cogwheels in the form of an
amendment to the national committe's report
looking to the abrogation of the unit rule. That
semblage was indicated by the rigorous hisses,
tho reading of the amendment, and the heart
-.1 ,i,a, nnn,,,atit tlip Btwpch nnrtnsin? it
made by Judge Fellows, John Kelly s old time
opponent, uraay mauo iiu (,"""
.5' l.t. .w n wan liutotipH tn with
iavor ui ins mcooiiic, itu o ......
attention. The dobato bv other delegates which
followed was marked by not very brilliant dis
plays of oratory, and most of it was listened to
in an impatient spirit. It was frequently in
terrupted by the raising of points of order and
parliamentay questions, aud the chalrmanJs
skill as a presiding officer was severely tested.
He proved equal to the occasion, however, and
disentangled involved points, brought order out
of chaos and guided business with unerring ac
curacy. When it came to voting there was
much confusion, but immediately the call of
states began there was silence, only broken by
occasional applause as the voto of a delegation
was cast in an unexpected direction. It had
been evident from the tone and behavior of the
convention that the Tammany attack on the
unit rule would be repulsed, and tho result of
the vote which defeated Senator Grady's amend
ment was therefore no surprise, but there was
much curiosity as to how the several states
would vote. Nearly every delegation was split
on the question. When New York was called
in regular order, a request was made and
granted that it be passed until after the others
had voted In the interval much excited dis
cussion appeared to be going on in the delega
tion. Chairman Manning, when the time came,
finding, as was of course expected, the "nays'"
in the majority, declared the vote as unanimous
in the negative. This was the signal for a
storm of indignant protests from the anti-Cleveland
delegates, but they were not heeded by the
presiding ollicer or the convention. The secre
taries made an error of some hundred votes in
casting the ballot, and tho formal announce
ment was manifestly erroneous to all who had
noted its progress, but it was beyond a question
that the amendment was lost, and the hall rang
with hcartv cheers. The origiual resolution,
adopting the rules of the last convention, wab
carried without a dissenting vote, ana thence
forward to the end of the session there wa
nothing to disturb the harmony of the pre
The Second Day's Sesfclou
lasted 6 hours. Tho committee on credenti:.:)
reported, and their liciug no contests, tho rcpi i t
was adopted, together with a proposition to
give the territorial delegates the right to vote in
the convention. Col William Vilas of V is
consin was made permanent president of ;he
convention. The committee on platform not
being ready to report, an effort was mad by
the Cleveland men to proceed at once to the
nomination of president and vice-presi ent.
This was antagonized by the onposith i to
Cleveland, and a parliamentary struggle e: ,ued
resulting in the adoption of a proposition t pro
ceed to a call of the roll of states for namin can
didates for president, with a provision t .at no
ballots Ehali be taken until nftcr the pi -form
shall have been adopted. Bayard ot De "ware,
McDonald of Indiana, Tliurman of Ohi . Car
lisle of Kentucky and Cleveland of Ne York
were placed in nomination, and, shortl; after fl
o'clock, the convention adjourned ti 10:30
o'clock Thursday morning.
OES HVTl.F.n HISSt:l V HI'KCTAT' L.
Gen Butler did not arrive until the p manent
chairman was in the midst of his ech and
the convention was in perfect order. Then he
made what was evidently intended tc a very
impressive entrance, leaning on the .m of Col
l'lympton. Ho was quickly recog izcd, and
there was some cheering, hut thee .erg were
smothered in a storm of hisses ar : whistles.
The affair was not at aU dramatic, a ' the gener
al was evidently much annoyed, for .e remained
but a short time. His exit was n :de in com
pany with Col l'lympton, and the kisses were
even more energetic than when he came in. It
was a notable fact that the convention proper
took no part in this adverse demonstration, the
hissing all coming from the spectntors. It is
said the general expressed a great deal of indig
nation, on his return to the hotel, at the manner
In which he was received.
The opening proceedings of the session were
devoid of interest. A flood of resolutions on all
sorts of topic were introduced, and referred
nnder the rule, without deltate. to the appropri
ate committees, who will quietly pntmostof
them in the waste basket. There was no stir
over the report of the committee on permanent
organization and Col Vilas' election to the per
manent chairmanship cansed scarcely a ripple,
but when "the tail of the oM ticket" was ap
pointed at the bead of the committee to escort
the colonel to the chair, there was a tremendous
Hendricks boom. The new chairman is a tall,
well built man, of almut 40 rears, with thin
black hair and thick brown heard, close cnt to
the lines of his jaws. He wears spectacles, and,
altogether, looks like the prospemna lawyer he
U. He w as colonel of the 2Sth Wisconsin regi
ment during the war, and now lives at SI ad won,
the state capital. He has served trx years in
toe state assembly, one fn each Iwanch. His
debut as an orator was made at tho reunion of
tho army ot me jchih-oow, invumo u. u
Grant's return in 187J. '
Tho proceedings quickly took an interest
when the resolution to proceed to call the roll of
states for the nomiiiatftop candidates for the
first place on the tickVlSras introduced. This
was a Cleveland litfaffftq, and the opposition
immediately liegan to'wago war upon it. Vari
ous filibustering moves were made. Tho vote
was in some respects n test vote. Tito ballot
proceeded undisturbed until New York was
called, and Chairman JJtmning announced " 72
nays." There was a great cheer from tho gal
leries, and then Senator Grady aroso and ex
citedly challenged the count. He was cheered
and hissed, and for a few moments tho specta
tors ran the convention. The chairman proved
himself a resolute presiding officer, however,
and, after securing silence, hushed the disturb
ers with a few scathing sentences, which were
cheered. Grady's protest was not heeded, arid
the chair, later on, decided that the New York
delegation must abide by tho unit rule, as in
structed by the state convention. Tho roll call
having been completed, several states reported
changes in their votes, and the rosult of the
ballot was announced to be 282 yeas and 021
nays. The motion was therefore declared lost,
amid a storm of cheers from all parts of the
hall. The resolution was then amended by a
provision that no vote for candidates Bhall bo
taken until alter the platform is adopted by a
viva voce vote. All sorts of filibustering tactics
were then adopted to secure delay, but they
did not avail.
OOV CLEVEtAWJ I'UKSEXTED.
When the stato of New York was called,
there was a good deal of cheering" and waving
of hats and handkerchiefs on the part, princi
pally, of the spectators in tho galleries. At
3 :u5 o'clock Mr Locitwood, of New York, came
to the pkitfonn to put in nomination Gov
Cleveland. Ho said that the responsibility
which lie felt was made greater when he remem
bered that the richest pages of American his
tory had been made tip from the records of
Democratic administrations, and remembered
that the outrage of 1876 was still unavenged.
No man had a greater respect than he for the
honored names presented to the convention,
but the world was moving, and new men, who
had participated but little in politics, were com
ing to the front. Cheers. Threo years ago
he had tho honor, in tho city of BufHilo, to pre
sent the name of the same gentleman for the
Qlltce of mayor. Without hesitation, the name
of Grover Cleveland had been accepted as a
candidate. Applause in tho galleries and
from portions of the delegations. The result
of the election and of the holding of that office
was that in iess than nine months the state of
New York Ibund itself in a position to want
such a candidate, and when, m tho convention
of 1882, his name as presented for tho office
cf Governor of tho state of New York, the
seme class of people knew that that meant
honest government ; that it meant pure govern
ment ; that it meant Democratic government,
and it was ratified. Applause.! Now the
Democratic state of New York came and asked I
that there be given to tho Independent and
Democratic yoters of the country, tho young
men of the country, tho new blood of the coun
try, the name of Grover Cleveland. Cheers.
The nomination of Cleveland was seconded
by Messrs Ilarritonof Illinois, aud Jones, of
Mr Apgar, of New York, in speaking in favor
of Cleveland said:
As Tilden was nominated to tho presidency
because hi two years as governor had com
mended him to tho people of the whole United
States, such is Gov Cleveland's situation. For
more than 12 years tip balance of power in the
state of New York f been held by a large un
attached vote wh f h'ligs to neither political
organizations, 'ftiav? in the state probably
about 600,0 $ jw v-hr, JiiU vote the Demo
cratic tteket, h6-ufeV',wj3m you may nomi
nate. Vq have tuLA? XJ'S-wJ '
vote ttie'ltufnihlifS i-tkof itruler any and all
circumstances. Notvl outside of both these
organizations there ire 100,000 men in the
state of New York wlio doTiot care a snap of
their finger whether tlie Democratic party or
Republican party, as such, shall carry the elec
tion They vote in every election, according to
the issues and candidates presented. These
men actually hold the control of the politics of
New York in their hands. You must have
their votes or you cannot win. Every time f.or
20 years past when we have appealed to this el
ement victory has perched upon our banners.
When we have failed to do so defeat has come.
These men unitedly, to a man, implore this
convention, with the vast majority of the Dem
ocratic pajity presented by the delegated of the
Democratic party in this convention, to nomi
nate for t!to ofilce of president Gov Tildcn's
sucressor, elected governor for thesamo reason.
They ask you to place him in nomination in or
der that all tho elements opposed to a longer
continuance of the Republican party in power
may be united and' make its defeat entirely
certain. Loud applause.
Although it is gencfttlly understood that But
ler has withdrawn from the fight in favor of
llayard, tho fact still remains that he has never
Given up the idea that, somehow or other, the
nomination would come his way, the idea of
his managers bring to wait until the two lead
;ng contestants exhaust their strength in ham
mering each other, and that then he will come
in at an opportune moment and walk off with
the prize. It is very evident that if Cleveland
is nominated Butler will bolt. Whether he
means to run on an independent ticket is still
an open question, but his ideas were foreshad
owed by a remark made to one of the commit
tee to resolutions, that if Cleveland was nomi
nated, tho resolution committee would have its
labor for its pains ; that Cleveland never could
be elected. He also remarked to the sume gen
tleman, alter he had been to the. convention,
that he was afraid titer would nominate him,
for which reason he nut out of the convention.
The Third Day'a Session
By Tel.(?raphto tho Rkpoumeb.
The convention called to order at 11 :0." and
at once proceeded to complete the call of states
foi the presentation of candidates. Soon after
the session was called to order Hendricks en
tered and was greeted with tremendous cheer
ing. 1 p m The committee on resolutions is still
in session. It is said no decision has yet been
reached and It is doubtful if a ballot lie ready
MaVor Harris arose to a question of privi
letro wishing to denounce the assertion of Coch
ran, of New York, that the galleries were filled
yesterday, with his police and henchmen in
tne inteiests of Cleveland.
1.15 p m The committee on resolutions have
sent in word that ther will probably not be
ready to report before 7 p m.
1.30 p m The call of states has begun for
the presentation of candidates. Charles II Man
ger of Missouri has taen the platform to sec
ond the nomination of Thurman, at tha men
tion of whose name there was e conspicuous
A delegate from Missouri exclaimed that
Missouri was not for Turn-man, but for Cleve
land, another said it was for Bayard. Both
were ruled out of order.
The name of Hoadly of Ohi, was presented
by Mr Powell, and was greeted with applause.
There was considerable cheering when Penn
sylvania was called and there was renewed
cheering when Senator Wallace, of Pennsylva
nia presented Randall as a man whose name
bad been connected with principal events for
many years, and said that while many of bis
colleagues were wealthy he was still poor. He
bad tieen a leader in the bouse of representatives
for 12 rears and has resisted the lavish expendi
ture ol government monies. Tne nomination
was seconded by Ablt of New Jersey who said
there could be no contention over the name of
Randall. During his remarks, Abbot men
tioned Cleveland, when enthusiastic applause
broke out which lasted for some time. He
said that even if there was nnity in New
York that Randall was stronger than Clcreland
on the question of reform and therefore a more
acceptable candidate on that score.
1 45 p m John W Cnmmings of Massachu
setts has taken the platform to second the nom
ination of Bavard amid cheers. He said that
for ir rears Massachusetts baa been lost to
the Democracy, and felt that llarardcould re
deem it. (renewed cheers). He al nded to Kel
Ir and the majority as slaves, only allowed to
sneak as their masters directed them (applause!.
He said to thrust s New York candidate upon
tbem was to k- Masacbuettt and the elec
tion. He finished amid much applause and
etrthnsiasm. , ..
2pra Wade Hampton of South Carolina
ami amid cheers to second the nomination of
Ilarard, and was followed by Kar r lomnans
of South Carolina. He said he was gratified to
ltliil the old Bay state and Palmetto stato join
ing hands on the Delawaro statesman.
2.10 F M Rose of Arkansas arose to second
tho nomination of Clevelnnd. Ho said Arkan
sas would cast her entire voto for Cleveland,
aud he was certain Cleveland could lie elected.
2.30 p m Gen Bragg of Wisconsin said ho
voiced tho choice of tho young men of Wis
consin and tho west in seconding the nomina
tion of tho great governor of Now York. They
loved him most for the enemies he has made,
(great applause). At this point Grady sprang
to his feet and said in behalf of Cleveland's
enemies ho reciprocated that hate. Great con
fusion. Mr Bragg replied that such conduct on tho
Enrt of a senator was a disgrace. Cheers,
Isses and coufuslon. Pointing to Grady he
said : "Your labor has been on the crank of
tho machine," (renewed cheers and confusion).
He said the party had followed the old leaders
to the death, anil now asked for a new and
young man to lead it, one that has some life
and blood. He closed amid loud applause.
2.45 p m Gen Kent of New Hampshire made
an earnest appeal for the nomination of Cleve
land and said it meant certain success.
Sonator Doolittlo of Wisconsin in securing
Cleveland's nomination, asked the convention
not to throw away this great opportunity for
3 p in Roll call ended. Waller of Connecti
cut seconded the nomination of Cleveland in an
eloquent speech. He deplored the unfortunate
controversy in the Empire state, but having
listened to all the evidence, the verdict must be
In favor of Cleveland.
In the call of states each candidate's namo
elicited cheers, especially in the case of Cleve
land. Many delegates rose to their feet in their
excitement, and there was considerable enthu
siasm. 3.30 p m Adjourned until 8 p m, at which
hour the committee on resolutions arc ordered
Tho Vermont defecation chose J C Burke
chairman and W A Richards secretary. Amos
Aldrich is recommended for the committee on
credentials. J D Hanrahan for that on organ
ization and James A Brown for the committee
on resolutions, and" Prank II Bascom vice-president
of the convention.
No Flowers will bloom in the white house this
During the week preceding the meeting of the
Republican convention tales of bribery were
carried hourly by the wires. Nothing of that
sort has been heard from Chicago this week.
There are no "soap" dealers there. Klkins and
his boodle are absent. The leaders of the party
aro pressing different candidates, and appeal to
men's reason and :;ot to their covatousness.
A son of acting Mayor Mumford of New
Orleans, who was hung by Gen Butler in 18G2,
threatened to kill Butler if. he ran for president.
ABOVE THE CLOUDS.
rrofesHor Gi'imlpy's Balloon Voyage From
Vermont to Montreal Senetitions Jx
ncriencad. From the New York Ilcrald.j
Professor Grimley has just succeeded in per
forming i balloon voyage from Montpelier, Vt,
to Montreal, making one stop only, in company
with Messrs Charles A Owler, D G B Walton.
According to tho professor's story, ho left
Montpelier on Friday evening, and after nearly
deluging a lady and gentleman and their car
riage with sand they arose at the rate of 1,000
feet per minute, until they were over two miles
from the earth. At a quarter past six they
were over Mount Hunger and nearly twelve
thousand feet high. Lofty mountains were
passed, the grandest of them, the Mansfield,
.whiff) waf suddenly shut out from thair riew
by the hugh bank of clouds at least a mile and
a half below the baloon. As the party passed
over Stowo, Morrisville, Johnson, Hyde Park
and other places the altitude reached was 14,800
and there was no coolness of the atmosphere.
Buzzing In the ears and deafness was exper
AGAIN TO EAltTH.
At seven o'clock they were descending and
soon were so close to the earth that the drag
rope was chased by a score of persons. One
man caught the rope, and soon tho party de
scended and found themselves in the village of
At twenty-five minutes to eight tho balloon
again darted upward, swooping past a moun
tain and on toward Lake Champlain, over
which they crossed at the height of 4,000 feet.
It was nearly dark when thev passed over Lake
Champluin and soon afterward they crossed the
Canadian border and were talking French
with Canadian farmers. After this they
were told that they were heading directly for
Their speed was tremendous, but above tho
roar of the Lachine rapids they could hear the
drag rope splash iis way along. Soon they
were smashing tho tops of trees and afterward
landed in a potato patch. Here the storm over
took them and all were drenched. They were
finally driven in a cab to shelter and Monday
were able to present themselves in public. They
left for homo by the evening train.
tho great pivotal stato of Now York. With
unity and harmony in tho Democratic ranks
he sees no reason to doubt the ability of tho
Domocracy to carry New York, New Jersey,
and Connecticut, and thinks there Is a good
flithting chanco in Massachusetts. Vermont of
course is rock-ribbed in the Republican faith
though this time it will give a reduced ma
jority. Samuel J Tilden has again declined the pres
idential nomination. In response to a letter
from Mr Barnum, chairman Of tho Democratic
national committee, Inquiring if ho would con
sent to run if unanimously nominated, Mr Til
den wrote : I have received your telegram In
forming me of a disposition to nominate me for
tho presidency and asking, will you accept a
unanimous nomination from the convention ?
and also telegram from Mr Manning, saying it
seems absolutely necessarythat you I should
answer Barntim's telegram as soon as possible.'
Your Inquiry was explicitly answered in the
negative by my letter of June 10 to Mr Man
ning. There is a great dal of loose talk around the
Congressional headquarters about the future
plans of the Republicans. It io the opinion of
a number of tho Republican leaders that it
would be advisable to send speakers into the
south and make a contest to carry such states
as Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina and
Florida. It has been even said that Mr Blaino
himself would try the experiment of going on
tho stump In these states. All this tnlk about
what Mr Blaine may or may not do is prema
ture. None of his friends think he will make
any speeches during the canvass. That is a
matter which will be decided later on.
One of the newest objections to Governor
Cleveland as a presidential candidate is that he
refused to sign the Grand Army bill. This bill,
which wa3 urged by tho members of the
Grand Army of the Republic, provided that
none but members of the order in good stand
ing should wear the badge. We can well ap
preciate the annoyance caused the organization
by bad men, some of whom were never in the
army, who persisted in wearing the badge for
the' sake of advancing their own interests. Yet
it seems a doubtful subject of legislation, even
if the New York legislature did pass tho bill.
When it is sought to regulato matters of dress
and ornament by statute, even though it be in
pursuance of what seems to be a good end,
a dangercus species of law making is entered
The venerable Luke Poland claims that he
has been broken and worn out by the demands
of tho pension bureau upon him. He could get
along with the ordinr.iy work of legislation
very nicely, but to have to look after three
hundred pension cases is to ranch for tho sim
ple salary of a member of congress. Hence he
is on a "strike." Tho actual work of legisla
tion In the House consists of going to tho capi
tal about 10 a m ; sitting around In a committee
room for an hour or two, writing half a dozen
letters to the politicians in the "deestrict," voting
when called, going over to Sandersons to take
a drink and eating a big dinner in the evening.
If It were not for tho work In the departments
forced upon congressmen by their constituents
how wonld ther be able to earn their salaries-:
Amherst has couferred the degree of
npon Gov Robinson, of Massachusetts.
In the procession of laboring men that
turned out in Chicago last Saturday night to
whoop and halloo for Ben Butler, an immenso
wooden spoon was transported which boro the
fascinating inscription, "He will feed us all."
A Blaino drum corps will doubtless prove an
unobjectionable and very useful and enlivening
adjunct of som Blaine clula new forming;
but the drummers should ba especially caution
ed not to beat the tattoo. t
The last hours of congress were peaceful and
decorous. The anxiety of the leading members
of the house to get to Chicago was so great that
there was no disposition to throw paper wads
or indulge in the hilarity usual to adjournment
Gov Cleveland served in the lato war. He
was drafted and he furnished a suhstitue who
behaved himself well and rendered the Govern
ment as much service as did Senator Anthony,
James G Blaine and a number of other pro
nounced patriots of theday.
The committee of 23 appointed at the meet
ing of independant Republicans in New Haven,
Conn, June 23, has organized by electing Sim
eon E Baldwin, chairman, and Talcott II Rus
sell, secretary. It has also appointed executive
and finance committees and is ready for active
The Blaine managers have started the story
that "money Is rolling into the campaign com
mittee." The selection of millionaire Jones as
chief disbursing agent has Inspired them and
they want the political tramps of the country to
know at once they aro prepared to pay the
highest cash price for votes and enthusiasm.
One of the most remarkable achievements of
the time is the subscription of $25,000,000 by
the people of Manchester, in one day, to build
a ship canal to Liverpool, making their great
city accessible to ocean steamships. New York
city permits her fine harbor to be ruined, for
the lack of this English enterprise.
The Republicans are not talking so much
about carrying New Jersey, West Virginia and
North Carolina as ther were. The nomination
of Carter Harrison for governor of Illinois has
frightened them atiout that state, and there are
whispers that Wisconsin is liable ta enter the
The Hon John Sherman's opinion of the
Chicago platform is more just than flattering.
He charitably snpposes that the presence of so
much bosh in the platform is due to the hot
weather, which had an addling effect npon the
brains of the sages who pnt it together. But it
will be an Intolerably cold day when bosh is
left out of a Republican platform.
Interviewed at the Chicago convention B B
Smaller said, be does not regard Blaine as a
strong candidate, because be ii weak in the
Gov Robinson has done tho Republican
party and the state great service by his wonder
ful campaign and his clean, courageous and
wise administration. He will not be allowed
to leave the chair he has filled so well. Bos
I?,, months lrom to-dav we will be cele
brating the election of a Democratic president.
This timely notice is given in order to prevent
misunderstandings and to save the opposition a
great deal of unnecessary work.
The prohibition national convention win uc
held in Pittsburg July 23d.
It is said at the Independent headquarters
that a great many memliers of Republican town
and city committees have resigned.
Ben Butler at Chicago, as the representative
of tho alleged unknown quality in politics, is a
picturesque object, but he will not get iieyoud
the spectacular point. It is his misfortuno to
be too far ahead of his day and generation, ap
parently. New York World.
Blaine, Garfield and Arthur were school teach
ers at one time, according to Republican cam
paign documents. According to his speeches,
Logan never attended school. Hudson Reg
ister. The New York Tribune says Logan speaks
French and .Spanish. Is that what you call it ?
We had thought it was an attempt to speak
English. Richmond Dispatch.
it, TtlninA will nlease keeD ia the shade. The
weather is warm, sunstrokes ore liable, and the
Democrats don't want to see the Republicans
compelled to make another nomination. Chi
The nomination of Mr Blaino by the Repub
lican convention has been received with amaze
ment and indignation even by a very largU
number of the Republican party, it is not nec
essary to pass any opinion on the exact accur
acy of the charges which have been brought
against his administration and conduct in the
high offices which he has already held. That
they are even possible and plausible is enough
to disqualify him for the office ot chief magis
trate of a great nation. The opposition of so
large a number of tho very best men of his own
party is one of the most promising indications
of a coming reform. American Literary
William Gill has written a play called "Two
Bad Men." Wo understand, however, that no
reference is made in it to Blaine and Logan.
Boston Transcript, Rep.
"The great trouble with Mr Blaine's foreign
policy," says the Boston Herald (Ind.), "is
that it is, and inevitably would be, based on its
supposed effect on the country. Mr Blaine is
We intended to have given the report of the
text book committee this week, but had a little
too much celebration and over-looked it.
Orleans County Monitor.
Is that what you call it ? Brattlcboreans call
it whiskey, but "celebration" is good. Never
theless, don't let it occur again.
We arc told by the Republican papers that
"the Irish arc in favor of Blaine, and will vote
for him as a class." This is not true. This is
a great year for independents, but there is not
the slightest reason, other than the secret de
sire of certain wily politicians, w hy Irish poli
ticians should become independents and desert
the Democratic party just as it is coming into
power. Boston Pilot.
There are scores and hundreds of just as good
men as walk men who have never failed to
give the Republican partr a hearty support,
who have cheerfully spent their money and
Hm tnilm-t it ronriul&tn and who h&ve been
counted among the wisest and most trusted ad- K
- : -. I ... Inaat have nOtO-i
made up their minds to vote for James U Blaino
Mn rl thia rla nnnot lie bulldozed. Man;
Chester Mirror and American.
Font members of the Massachusetts Ley!
lature refused to take the SIM the memlars
voted themselves. They nnderstoad when ofectJ
t,ncrnn tho Aisitinr of ttio Fifs. .iolui
I'orior V-t- il.-:iK'i P;mn! of the
'ortiflcMi mid (lllifii ittiilx f "-frr-NM
4 'lofcerf K New Cl' Hri'vit
Mlvcr Cc-rtifivato Aolo anil uui-
The senate has propoecd an Investigation of
department frauds, and for this purio.-o a com
mittee will sit during the summer vacation.
Tho senate has confirmed John II Kenkaid of
Nevada to lie governor of Alaska, and John
Janet of Pittsburgh to be commissioner of
labor. . .
The conferees on the electoral count bill have
had two conferences and failed to agree upon
any of the Hems at Issue. The bill will not pass
at this session.
The fortification bill was increased in tho
Senate only by an item of $200,000 for dynamite
experiments, and in that shape it was accepted
by tho house, so that the little rebellion by
lillis Hancock and Dorshciraer came to naught.
The commissioner of internal revenue has or
dered the discharge of 15 agents, including
James E Larkin of New Hampshire, in pursu
ance of a provision of the legislative, judicial
and executive appropriation bills reducing the
number of internal revenue agents to 20.
The appointment of Grandfather Taft to the
Russian mission and of John A Kasson to the
German mission practically amounts to giving
those gentlemen a chance to go to Europe lor a
few months at tho public expense. If a Demo
cratic president is elected in November, they
am suro to bo called home soon after the fourth
of next March. It Blaine should bo elected
their chances of a prolonged sojourn abroad aro
not much better.
According to a niemlier of Congress, who
speaks he says from positivo knowledge, Gen
Logan wrote the Fitz John Porter veto mess
age. Logan has disclaimed any communica
tion with the President on the subject, so that
the question is narrowed down to one of veraci
ty. Some have thought that Lincoln wrote the
message, as it reflects his views, very closely,
but this Congressman says Lincoln did not and
Logan did. ' The most serious objection to this
theory is that it is gramatical.
The first session ot tho 48th congress closed.
It has extended over a period of seven months
and four days, altogether the actual working
time does not exceed 165 days. In that time
there have been introduced in the senate 236"
bills and 99 joint resolution, and in the house
7507 bills and 284 resolutions. Of these sixty
six senate bills and ten senato resolutions have
become law by executive approval and 93 house
bills and 32 house resolutions have become laws
in the same manner. Threo house bills also
became laws without action of the president
and one was returned to the house. '
The treasury department is informed that a
new counterfeit $10 silver certificate has ap
peared in the west, supposed to have been print
ed from a wood cut, but likely to deceive an or
dinary judge of money. It is ot the series of
1880, G W Schofield, register, James GUhllan,
treasurer. It is one-quarter of an Inch . shorter
than the genuine note i. the pajer Is composed
of two thin layers with tho silk parallel lines
and fiber placed between' them. In ,;the story
on the back, where it should read. 'And all
public dues and when so receited, the' word
"all" is entirely omitted and. tho words "when
so" aro tied together as one word. ': There
are numerous other defects which judges of pa
per money will readily Uiscorer.
Tho senate's amendment to the legislative.
executive and judicial appropriation bill would
have made tha Congressional itecora an nonest
reporter of the proceedings of congress, instead
of a daily doulile-coltinined liar, as at present.
The failure of this amendmout,, postpones a rei
form , which Is sure come,' sooner or later:
Seilaiorj ttati repicsentjitivcs of both parties ar
equally responsible lor tne cisgracets.1 ! jjarver
8ton oK the official j -jturne-l of congress fl om th 1
only ooject wmcfl justuics tne expeusf. oi prim
ing and circulating It, namely, to inform tag,
country as to what reallv occurs in the sessions
of the two branches of the ' national legislature.
Some day a great moral reawakening in con
gress will lead to the purification of the Congres
sional Record. Until then peoplo who want to
know what was really said in congress will
have to depend on the daily newspapers, which
not being published at the expense of the tax
payers, are, as a rule, inclined to regard falso-
liooa as lying.
Tha river and harbor bill which has nist been
passed by both houses appropriates $13,909,200.
K !i! ,1,. 11,,,., t-rtastinlltr QflvnnPPM
envnrni months oco. lor Mississippi river
provements, so that we now have the prodigioi
affrTregaiu ui nc.wi mini.
one session to rivers and harbors. Ihe on
approach, within three or lour millions, w
an expenditure was wai ui mc n.,
1882, whan, unuer mc storm ui pupuuu
proval, was tuen maue io iav iui iu o
en tnnr. imp. :ttiui.rt: uuyu nmnuu
two years proved, after all, to be only.
In this voluminous bill appropn.
-rrpnt liisrhwavs of national commerce'
S-iti, iniis i,f wasteful expenditure iftfc.
and unworthy schemes of purely !frfe
Manv whoby new items are toreccHTiMjji
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