Newspaper of Chicago Daily Tribune, June 1, 1876, Page 1

Newspaper of Chicago Daily Tribune dated June 1, 1876 Page 1
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VOLUME 30. CAliriiTS, CJUUTAIN POOPS, tec. fcii-Oit Sale! All nnrtlonwho have waited for.tho month flfjuno to do their howso furnluhlng cheap ran flow bo accommodated at priced lona than have boon offered lor the laßt ft sixtoon years at EiLaiaMCfl. sucoßsaons to iILEI|ACffI&CB. 283 BTATK-ST., COR. JACKSOM. Carpetings, Curtain Goods, paper Hangings, Canton Mattings, Oil Cloths, Mosguito Nets, Spring Beds, Jlair Mattresses, linen Floor Covers, Wool Druggets, Windotv Shades, Mats & Cocoa Matting, At retail loss than former wholesale prices. Wo shall offer goods to oountryjmerohanU, hotolkeopom, Masonic lodges, and church furnishers at a still further reduction In price. Como and buy, os wo are bound to close the stock. LAVEH. lilainalaceMnts, llama Lace Sacques. Chm. Gossage 4- Co. Have dosed the entire stock of Lace Shawls and Saoqnea of the largest New York importer at a discount of over FIFTY per cent, and open on Wednesday, May 31, when they will offer the same to their customers at lower prices than they have before been sold. Statc-st.--W nsliinjrton-at. COAL. F^^'thtTrd^ont l ftm offering FOR CASH ONLY, and immediate delivery, tho BUTLER COLLIERY CO.’S StTPERIOR AUTHRACITE COAL At tho following prices: LARGE ISGG $7.50 HMALL EGG 7.50 CHESTNUT 7.75 RANGE 8.00 Also, Brier Hill and Blossbarg at current rates. J.L. HATHAWAY & CO., Main Office— Oor. Market and Randolph-sts. Peek—No. 1 North Markot-st. Wilmington Coal REDUCED TO $4 PER TON, Delivered, Until Further Noticc> CHICAGO,WILMINGTON A VERMILLION COAL CO. WILMINGTON KTAU COAL CD. WILMINGTON COAL MINING A MANF’fI. CO. EUREKA COAL CD. UAILIIOAIB). And Liable to Strike Again. TEE OLD RELIABLE BALTIMORE k OHIO R. R. Boston New York J ~ {) 2 Philadelphia Baltimore Il'ilS Washington 14.00 Forfull information eoll at the CompanyVOßlco, Palmer IIouho; UnimlPaclllc Hotel, oil Olark-aU, and in Depot, Kximultlou Building, footMonroo-et. TliOS. I*. JIAUUY, D. W. COLK. Went. Pom*. Agent. Gen. Ticket Agent. (iKNIIUAL NO Tiers, Discount on City Taxes, TUB SAFEST INVESTMENT FOII YOUU Money IS IN YOUU own TAXES, especially when you can get a HANDSOME DISCOUNT. 'I ho City of Chicago will, at any time before June 1, 1870, borrow from persons owing City Heal Estate Taxes for the year 1876 the amount of such taxes, allowing two (2) percent discount, and slier Juno 1, and prior to July 1, 1870. allowing one sad one half (114) per cent discount, and will Issue touchers therefor which may bo used at once, or held until the owner is prepared to pay bis other taxes. Uy order of the Mayor and Finance Committee. Apply to A B. HAVES, Comptroller. _ Hoorn 3, City Hnlb CUIOAGO RELIEF AND AID SOCIETY. Hcllof block, 61 and 63 Lußalle-et. From this date the office of the Chicago Hcllof ■odAid Society, 61 and 63 LaSallo-st., will bo open daily from 0 a. m. to IS m.,and will be closed July Ito BepL 18. By order of the Hoard of Di rectors. C. O. TRUBDKLL, Chicago, Juno 1, 1870. Qou. Bupt. INSURANCE Btana of all kinds at short notice,—Hard-Pan Hiturcs. L. 8. GHOUT. VdU Flfth-uv. COM,E(JTIO.\Atii:>CV. IDIGK Judgments resurrected, also transferred and re instated. All claims against municipalities, cor porations, vessels, ami individuals, of any datt or amount, in the United Stales and Canada, wt Mjuit without chargo uuleaa collected. Scudfoi Circular. FRASIER’S COLLECTION AGENCY, State and Monroe-sts.. Chicago. lINttOLUTIUN NOXICIL HIHHOLUTXON. The firm of Elkins, Locke A Co. Is this day dis solved bv mutual consent. All accounts will b« aeitied by J. W. Elkins, successor, who will con tinue the business lu the sumo olsce. J. W. ELKINS, _ B. P. LOCKE, Cuicaho. M*jr 81,1870. V. 8. MILLER. He Clpcvuyo ifilm rnirirniiiß. stm&cii 251&253Wabash-av., ■Would rospootfully announce to the public that they are now offering an immense stock of CHAMBER SETS A.X THE ACTUAL COST Of manufacturing. These Sets wore recently purchased for cash at very low figures, being the overproduction of one of our best factories. Wakefield Rattan Sofas, Easy and Rocking Chairs at factory prices. Photographs, witfb price list, of the above goods sent by mall by request. FINANCIAL. FIDELITY SAVINGS BANK AJST3D SAFE DEPOSITORY, NOS. 113, t4A A M? UANDOLPII-ST. THE VAULTS of this institution oro tho accepted models oi Safe Depositories throughout tho United Suites. They are built of solid masonry, and nxo lined with steel plates several inches tbiok. They con stitute an absolutely _ IMPREGNABLE FORTRESS against tho assaults of any and all Burglars living. Their utter defiance of fire is proved by tho fact that they withstood the GREAT CONFLAGRATION OF 1871. They afford aplaco of supremo security for tho storage of Money, Coin, Jewelry, Silver- Plate, Deeds, Bonds, Wills, and Valuables of all Kinds. .. . . Recent additions and improvements have made tho FIDELITY tho most complete and extensive, as it has always been the most secure, Safe Depository mtho world. Single Boxes and Drawers for Rent from $5 to S7B a yoar *THß a A. VINOS DEPARTMENT of this institution pays interest at tho rate ox Opor cent per annum on Savings Deposits and Trust Funds. This interest is added to tho principal oa the first day of each Janua ry and July. JOHN C*. HAINES, President; JAUKD OAOE, Vice-President; CHARLES J. HAINES, Cashier; OEOUUE M. GAPE, Assistant Cashier. Preston, Kean & Co. BANKERS. COMMERCIAL RANKING In all it* tranche*. FOREIGN EXCHANGE , Letter* of Credit, Gov ernments, Gold, Gold Exchange. INVESTMENT SECURITIES. Town, County, City, and School Bonds, etc. 10 WASIiIHQTOH-ST. Braacli—Cor.VasMngion i Halsti (ntconroßATxn). 121 & 123 Dcurboru-st., Chicago. Loans negotiated with dispatch on Heal Estate In Chicago, and Improved suburbs, at lowest current rales. H. CORNING JUDD, President. E. P. IIOLLISTEK, Gen’l Manager. HENUY.I. OOODUICII. Secretary. 7 PEE CENT. Wo will loan $23,000 to SIOO,OOO on bnslnesi property at SEVEN. On hand to loan ntl). SBOO, SI,OOO. *1,200, $2,300; at H. $2,000, $2,300. SCUDDED A MASON. 107-100 Dcarborn-st. MORTGAGE LOAHS At current rales, on Chicago property. J. DHI- BEED, New York. JOKC3ST H- A. m KTS^rZ‘ 9 miLaSnltc-at.. Chicago. pool noon, FOX’S POOL ROOM, No. 70 Doarborn-st. BASE BALL TO DAY. OniOAGOS VB. BOSTONS. BT. LOUIS VS. ATHLETIOO, hahtjcordb vs. oinoinnatis. LOUISVILLEB VS. MUTUALS. POOLS SOLO AT 11 A. M. Every Inning by Telegraph. To-morrow, New Havens vs. Cincinnati. Tools at H o’clock p. in. every tiny. Nl*OKTNItlX3N’ii GOODS. GUNS, FISHING TACKLE, ETC. At E. E. EATON’S, 53 State-st. ESTABLISHED 1853. WATl’ltciuiki: KENOSHA WATER CURE, KENOSHA, Wls. Heccnlly enlarged and improved. Fine lake view and good boating. Summers re markably cool, and climate delightful. Chronic Diseases; Diseases of Nervous System. For circu lars, terms, etc., address N. A. PENNOihlt, M. 1).. Physician.or E. PKNNOYEH. Proprietor. DYKING AND CT.KANING. SHAWLS Of every description cleaned to look like now, and at short notice. AUG. SCHWARZ, 100 So. Clark. 16H Illinois.amt Madlson-st*. TO HUNT GOOD OPENING FOR A DENTIST, In a good location; no other Dentist within a m Rent moderate to a responsible party. Addi DENTIST, cure Tribune, giving reference. AVANTKD. Wanted—City (Militates, Legal or Illegal, to Buy, or in Exchange for Im proved Business heal Estate, Address b UK), Tribune office. POLITICAL. lowa Sends a Blaine Delega tion, though Without Instructions. A Platform Reflecting the Senti ments of Honest Repub licans. The Louisiana Republican Conven tion Declares for the Subsidy Schemes. Democratic Conventions in Several Southern States. Thurlow Weed a Firm Be liever in Washbume’s Chances. Bristow's Strength Cropping Out in the Michigan Delega tion. Tho Situation as It Appears from a Washington Standpoint. Mr, Starr, of Peoria, Comes to the Res cue of That Illinois Platform. IOWA. THE REPUBLICAN CONVENTION —POR BLAINE. Social Dtipatch to Tht Tribune Des Moines, lu., May 31.—The Repub lican Slate Convention was composed ot the best men of the Stale, many of whom have not been in politics for years. Perfect harmony ex isted throughout. The unanimous expression of the district cau cuses was for Blaine for President, and tho delegates to tho National Convention arc all for Blaine first. The Second District will suj»- port Hayes for second choice. The Third Is for Blaine first and Bristow second. The Fourth District will not support Morton, Bristow, liuyes, or Conkllng. The other districts bare nu second choice. Tho first plank m tho platform was written by E. I 11. Stiles of Wapello, the second by John 11. i dear, of Burlington, tno third, fourth, and filth ] were taken from tho lowa platform of last year, i and tho sixth was by tha German Association of 1 Washington, D. C. A motion was made to strike out the word “gradual ” In tho third resolution, and also to add the words “and no other Slate banks,” which wcruvulcd down. A resolution wan prepared In the Platform Com mittee-room to Instruct delegates to vote os a unit ot Cincinnati, but as the districts had refused to Instruct their delegates, tbo Platform Committee dirt not present U to tho convention. The following platform was reported by f bo lion. John 11. Gear, the Chairman of the Committee, and adopted unanimously: The llopuhllcaus of lowa, in convention assem bled, hereby declare tho following platform: 1. Wo are for maintaining tho unity of the na tion sacred and inviolate; for the Just and equal rights of all men; for pence, harmony and brother hood throughout this nation; for men of unsullied honesty and purity of character for public trusts, and for tho awlft pursuit and unsparing punish ment of all dishonest officials, high or low. 2. That wo are In favor of, and we demand, rigid economy In the administration of govern mental affairs, both Stale and National. ;t. That we favor tho attainment of a currency convertible with coin, and therefore advocate tho gradual resumption of specie payments by continu ous and steady steps In that direction. 4. That we demand that all railway and other corporations shall b« held In fair and Just subjec tion to tbo law-making power. fi. That wo stand by free education, our public school system, the taxation of all for Its support, and no diversion of tlu school fund from the public * C O° That wc cordially Invito Immigration from all civilized countries, guaranteeing to the Immigrants tbo same political prlvllegesand social and religious freedom that wo ourselves enjoy, and favoring n free and uusecturian system of common schools for their children with ours. 7. That In James G. Blaine wc recognize a pure Republican and patriot, and one well worthy to Jw chosen u« the standard-bearer of the Nuilumd Re publican party lu the coming campaign. DBLEOATES. John Van Vnlkenbnrg, of Lee, and W. ?. Hep bnmo were elected as clectors-al-largo by acclu- Hon The District Presidential Electors were then elected as follows: First District, U. Lea, of Van Bureii:.Second, W. M. Poller, of Clinton; Third, K. S. Johnson, of Winneshiek; 1-ourth, W. \. Lucas, of Bremer: Fifth. It. Uowo Taylor, of Marshall; Sixth. W. O. Crosby, of Appanoose; Seventh, O. L. Godfrey, of Polk; Lighth, U. M. Brooks, of Fremont; Ninth, J. N. Kidder, of Boone. Tho Convention next proceeded to elect four dclogatcs-al-lnrgu to Cincinnati. Some ten or twelve gentlemen were placed In nomination. James F. Wilson and Hiram Price were elected by acclamation, and JohnY. Stone, of Mills, and George D. Perkins, of Woodbury, were elected by bullet. hx-Uoy. Merrill, of Polk, C. F. Clarkson, of Grundy, A. W. Thomas and Alex Clark, of Muscatine, were elected alternate delegates lit large. INSTRUCTION*. Just as tho Convention was adjourning, a resolu tion was offered. Instructing tho delegates to sup port Blaine for President. Its Introduction created great commotion. Then the author, to siivu it from being tabled, finally withdrew It. A resolution Instructing the delegates to Cincin nati to vote ns a unit was declared by tbo Chair to be carried, although It was very close. OPINION. Those who have canvassed the most of the dele- B- i to-night say that It stands, after the first , 17 for Blaine, 3 for Conkling, and 2 for Morton. Blaine’s friends claim It ns steadily solid for him. The Greene District caucus this morning expressed Its choice after Blaine as being for llnycs, of Ohio. . w . . , . . llenry C. Leighton, of Mahaska, was re-elected as Chairman of tho State Committee. LOUISIANA. HARMONY AND GOOD FUELING. fytclal Ditpaleh to TUt TribuM. New Orleans, May 31.—Tho Republican State Convention completed Us session to-day, and tho proceedings were conducted with un usual harmony. Tlio delegates clcctwl to the Cincinnati Convention ore Gov. Kellogg, Mar shal Packard, Congressman Darmll, ex-Con gresaman Smith, It. 11. Chadboumo, 0. B. Hamblett, and \\ T . F. Loan,—seven white; and P. U. 8. Pinehback, Bupcrlulcudent of Educa tion Brown, Congressman Noah, Senators Landr>'» Burch, Kelso, and Young, and Messrs. Demos and Adolphe,—nine colored. The delegation stands ten for Morton and 0 for Blaine. Marshal Packard favors Hlalne. Thu Convention at Us close was addressed by Pinehback, Packard, Warmolh, Hahn, and Lewis. Wannoth signalized bis return to the parly by the declaration that the party hud re turned to him. Pinehback developed great strength in the Convention, and made a very Bonslblesnecvh, counseling the colored men to he more particular In their nominations, and place none but Intelli gent and honest men forward. He believed that ultimately there would he a division on other than the race Daue, and that the prosperity of the coun try would not be assured until such a division took place, hut until the white people showed soun; dis position to accept the advances which the colored men hud frequently made. Instead of spuming such mlvances, the colored men would lie found vot ing solidly fur the Republican party. Tlio Conven tion adjourned amid great good fueling, mid the Republican party slamla stronger in this Stale now than fur years before. 7b lAs VVsfsm Auoctattd Prttt. NbwOblbans, May 31.—The Republican Stal Convention mot at noon. Judge lioatllu, of Ln fourche Pariah, wua elected purmuuuul Chalrmui i’I.ATFOKM. The Convention adopted a preamble and resolu tions which lender the (banka of Louisiana Repub licans to the Republicans of (he nation fur the establishment of national sovereignty; favoring the nomination of a candidate for the Presidency whose political character will ulTord a guarantee for an honest, economical, and effective Adminis tration of the National Government upon Repub lican principles, but leave the delegates to Cincin nati free ami untrammelcd by other Instructions: want a system of Federal finance established which will Insuru the collection of the rev enues, punish all official or other frauds upon the Treasury, and bring about a steady, speedy, and penaaucut return to !&• payment ol apuclu into CHICAGO, THURSDAY. JUNE 1,187 G, end out of the Treasury in sll Federal transaction*; advise n Just apportionment of Federal appropria tion* for national work* of internal improvement, taking Into account the Immense advance* re* reived by fortunate slater Stated during a period when Democratic domination denied the Southern Stated their 3tint ehnreof the common fnmL such ft measure of equalisation as would Jnatlfy na tional aid to a Southern Pacific railway and branches, to the protection by levee* of capi tal and labor employed In the culture of cotton, sngar, and rice, and to Ihe effectual navi gation of the Mississippi River, Its principal tribu taries, and ltd outlet; favor protection of certain national intercut* against Ihe destructive competi tion of foreign production: redolve that theassns dinatlon of many hundred* of prominent Union men In the South on account of their political principle*, the massacre of thousand* of motion eive colored citizen*, the relegation of nearly all tho Southern State* to the- control of the di*loynl clement* who*e treason drought about war, and the election of a National Congress largely com posed of ex-lendr.r* of tho Confederate army. In dicate grave national dangers which demand tho enactment of such additional laws and tho enforce-, inent of such a policy m shall secure to every citi zen of the United filalc*, In fact n« well a* In name, the Inviolable rlghU of life, liberty, and the pur suit of happiness Irrespectively of hi* political views, Irrespective of race, color, or previous con dition of servitude. Gov.W, V. Kellogg, the Hon. 8. L. B. Packard, P. 11. S. I’lnclilwck, and W. O. Brown were elect ed delegate* to Cincinnati. Judge ilenttlo I* now Judge of the Fifteenth Ju dicial District, having bccu elected to that office by the Democrats. MISSOURI. THE DEMOCRATS—SPEECHES AND OROANIZA- St. Louis, May 31.—Tho Democratic State Convention for tho election of delegates to tho National Co uvcntlon met at Jefferson City at noon to-day, and was called to order by Col. John Heed, the Chairman of the State Central Committee, who mode o brief speed), calling at tention to the importance of tho Convention, not only in its direct action, but the great Influence which the example of such ft reliable Democratic Stale immt exert on tho action of tho other State Conventions. Daniel Mclntyre, of Anderson County, was elected temporary Chair man, and N. M. Bell, of St. Louis, Secretary. Committee* on Credentials and Permanent Organi zation were then appointed, and the Convention look a recess till 2:30 this afternoon. At & meeting of the Democratic State Central Committee, at Jefferson City thin morning, a reso lution W 3« adopted to call a State Convention to nominate a Statu ticket and Presidential Electors, to meet at Jefferson City July IS. On the reassembling of the Convention, tho Committee on Credentials not being ready to re port, George C. Vest was called upon and made quite a lengthy speech, after which the Committee on Credential* reported. Considerable debate and a good deal of squabble occurred over tho contested delegation from tins Fourth Ward of St, Louis, hut the report of the Commit tee was finally adopted. The Committee on Permanent Organization reported ex-Gov. Silas Woodson President, with one Vice-President from cadi district and other officers of the temporary organization to continue in their place*. The re port was adopted. Tiic Committee on Resolutions, to which all resolutions were to be referred without debate, was then appointed, and the Convention proceeded to elect DELEGATES to the National Convention with the following re sults: First District. John G. Priest and Abra ham Mcllose; Second District, A. W. Sluyhnck audit. 1). Lancaster; Third District. M. J. Cul len and G. C. Edwards; Fourth District, J. C. Moons and L. J. Walker; Fifth District, IL 8. Anderson and David Newman; Sixth District, .1. Wesley ami it. 11. Base: Seventh District, A. W. Anthony and 1). A. Nickerson; Eighth District. Ai. Munford and N. A. Wade; Ninth District. John N. McMichael ami A. 11.I 1 . Morehouse: Tenth District, T. 11. Oates and J. K. Nielson: Eleventh District, A. W. Donephanaml 13. 0. Moore; Twelfth District, J. B. Alvcrson nml A. W. Lamb; Thirteenth District, T. G. Hull ami A. M. Alexander. Adjourned till 7:IW p. m. EIGHT SU3SION. On reassembling nominations for delegatee-at large were made, und after numerous speeches and n great deal of confusion, at quarter a to 11 the following were elected: Henry J. Spaunhnrst and SlilsoQ lluchins, of St. Louis, Gov. Charles 11. Hardin, and ex-Gov. Silas Woodson. The Committee on Resolutions then submitted the following PLATFORM, which wn* adopted: 1. Fidelity to all provisions of the Constitution of the United Slate*. £. Perpetual union of tho States with local ecu government In every section. :j. Civil Service Ilefitrm and restoration of test* of honesty, lldullty, and capacity os qualifications fur public office. 4. Itctreiichment and economy In Federal. Slate, and Municipal Administrations, lessening the bur dens of labor by reducing office* and luxation. T». Exposure and speedy punishment by the penal laws of corrnntio.i and peculation lu thu udmlnis trutlon of public affairs. fl. Private lino and appropriation of public funds by State custodians means embezzlement and rob bery. Olllcial accountability must bo exacted and enforced by u better admlulstmtlon of the civil and criminal laws. , . 7. Free schools • xempl from all sectarian con trol, u free press, accountability fur abuses to civil uml criminal laws. 8. The preservation of public faith and credit, and the honest pcvment of the public debt. 0. That wo are In favor of the Resumption act of January, 1875, but. Inasmuch as the National Convention of Him Democratic party la to bo held within thu next thirty day*, deem It Inexpedient to adopt any resolutions respecting the currency uml financiers of the country, but ivfcr the same to such Convention, hereby pledging ourselves to tiu> support of its platform, and to give the electo ral ticket of Missouri for Us nominee. The Demo cratic party Is parly of economy, and, if Intrusted with Uto administration of the Federal Govern merit, U will be the present and pressing duty to restore full ami perfect equality among the States against the aggressive usurpation of centralized power; to establish the mural character of thu Government, and eliminate crime as n common characteristic of political life: that the present deplorable condition of the morals and business interests of thu country is tho result of the corrupt and partisan Administra tion, and that reform is absolutely necessary for thu relief of thu people and the preservation of the Government, and that this can only be done by s change of Administration. NO HENDRICKS. A resolution Instructing Delegates to labor and vote for Hendricks In the National Convention (or President was offered, but the Convention refused even to allow It to iw read. Great confusion pre vailed, but order was dually restored and the Con vention quietly adjourned, TENNESSEE. TUB DEMOCRATS OF TUB STATE FOR ÜBNDBICKB AND RAO-MONEY. Special Dispatch ro The Tribune. Nashville, Teun., May 31.—An exciting de bate occurred during tho night session of the Democratic Convcntlo'i, over a resolution op posed to any further contraction of the circu lating medium, and expressing a belief that a promotion of tho commercial and Industrial In terests could only be brought about by a portion of tho circulating medium which has been with drawn being replaced. The proceedings toward tho lust wuro tumultuous, threatening u division of the ranks of tho Democracy. Greenback propo tlUons were freely applauded. Nine-tenths of the delegates wore for Hendricks and Hancock, the Convention by resolution expressing a preference, but not instructing tho delegates, fao currency resolution was virtually adopted at 11:30 p.m. 2b rtf Western Associated /Yen. N Asnvu.i.B, May 31. —Tho Democratic Mate Con vention to select delegates to the National Conven tion met ut noon to-day. The Hun. John M. Cra zier, of Knoxville, was permanent Chairman, with Vico Presidents from ©nch Congressional District. A SPEECH. On taking tho chair lh« President of tho Conven tion made u strong speech ugulnK contraction, tho nolicy of the party lu power, and in favor of a re peal of the Resumption act; also attacking legisla tion from IhUlHo thu present lime in the Interest of bund-robbers und banking monopolies without regard to tho necessities and distress of the in dustrial chisrif* of the Union. Tho speech win heartily applauded al the close. Onlthe selection of four delegates for the Slate ut-laige, two were taken (rum the middle. and one each from the eastern and western divisions of tho State. TIIT3 MACIIIXK. OKU BANDS DOCS A UTTI.B I'UIVATB FIOUUINO. Special DHpateh f V>* Tribune. Wabiiimutok, 1). c., May »I.—Mr. Alexander Samis, of Cincinnati, has been here three days In active consultation with tho friends of Sena tors Morton and Conkling and Mr. Ulalne, and it U seems that the astonishing nature of his dec laration* and assurances led to grave suspicions on the part of the friends of one candidate that he waft also flirting with the others. A partial comparison of notes conllrmcd these auspicious. Tim fullouliK I. itm Kl»l. dVlrpUlon lo thu S»- Mr. Sami, luul Hull, lut.irinml .cm. of thu ltd timul Convciitnai from Hie Siutc-at-lance: J. A. publican members from New inrk that after ail (Jarducr. of Weakley County; J. M*“ r u S e Hayes delegation In Ohio was not very Knox, editor of the hnoxvliio /i ex-(»ov. (m ,huhliuaiaillv (or him, and that thu move ssses*^ Ilolefc'nU'.(roraCoiLfto.rlmiul IM.trkn .re Mlol- u?U. *ll. Iduled that t'uhhvell: Tbira, J. 11. I’ollco and Si. 11. t.left, and awitp U»t litiu. *n mo C onsu Ul oo . Fourth John f. Murray amt w. It. rtadlur t 11111., •PCTSm? wtd. James 1). lUcfcanbou and James \\ . Newjun, ogread that Mr. Hand ou|T r S: «•SSSTSSJMtfSBI.« Sstef lteUw •• ““ Uuu ul Ucnddct. al thu dt. toul. Cooveutlon. }S!Srrtlof him “Sand him to conaultallr m with PLATVOUM. w? I'Jslne The matter became public by several e( makes the loUofflnfi declaration ftadhjg 1. That civil reform to public scrrlcs Is Impem lively demanded. . „ 2. Unconditional repeal of the Itesumptlon sc*i. a. Substitution of Treasury notea for Nation ti Dank currency at the earliest moment practical)!* i. 4. Resumption of specie-payment whenever lit can Iso effected without Injury to the business In terests of tho country, and with ft fair prospect of tadtignblc Ui maintain It, thopollcvof the ilcprsi- Mean party having rendered early resumption im possible without the ruin and bankruptcy of the country. ... . fi. Demand rigid economy In expenditures iind strict Accountability of nil officials charged with tho collection or disbursement of public money. ff. Opposed to further contraction of the circu lating medium, and believe commerce and inr bia trial interests would be promoted by tho ropbice ment of a portion of the currency already with drawn. 7. Insist that only honest and capable men he appointed to office. 8. Demand vigilant investigation and condign punishment of official corruption and crime, ot»- fording to the methods and measure* of law. and thank the popular branch of emigre** for It* un faltering effort# to uncover and punish official pec ulation. ». No bounty to any one clast engaged in apednl industry to the prejudice of other and more num erous classes pursuing occupations equally Impor tant, and offering protection for protection s sake. 10. Declare hostility to all legislation designed or calculated to foster and favor the few to the det riment of the ninny. . 11. Insist on the subordination of the military to the civil authority. ... 12. Declare unfaltering fealty to the Constitution, and oppose any attempt to enlarge It* power* be yond it* true spirit and meaning. 1.1. Delegate* to the St. Louis Convention arc hereby instructed to vole a* a unit on all propo sitions, and the majority shall control their vote, and, whilst we will yield an unlnltering and zealous support to any sound and capable Dem ocrat who may oe nominated for Pres dent, ami whilst we do not Instruct our delegatee In regard to their votes, yet wc express our preference for thi: lion. Thomas A. Hendricks, of Indiana, a* ira honest and capable man. favorably located, and in ourjudgment combining more element# of auccrae than any othtr named aspirant. MARYJjAND. THE DEMOCRACY FOR HAHD-MONBT. Baltimore, May 31.—The Democratic Con servative State Convention to select delegates to the National Contention at 8L Lemhi as sembled to-day. Col. Jolm F. Dent was elected President. Tho usual committees were op pointed. • The Committee on Resolutions reported', that they would submit no resolutions, hut only request the Convention to elect capable, honest, and efficient men to the National Convention, A member of the Committee submitted a ml- norlty report declaring that offices arc created for the public good, not as reward for political services; that the traditions of Hie Democratic party recognize coin as the only money warranted "by tho Constitution, and favoring a speeny return tospecie payment, iwllcvtng that the industries of tho country and interest of the whole people demand a fixed and not a fluctuating standard of value, and that the delegates to SU Louis he left unpledged and free in their Judgment and discretion no to the selection of a candidate for President and Vice- President. Tho minority report was adopted. The Hon. Robert McLanc. of this ctty.R. D.Car michael, the Hon. K. K. Wilson, and Outerhrldgc Horsey were choten delegates at large. There is no authority for Intimating the opinion of all or any of the delegates ul largo as to their preference for candidates; hut the first choice of the Democracy of Maryland is unmistakably for Coyard. MICHIGAN. THE LIKING POU HIM STOW IN TIDS STATE. Special IH*paich In The Tribune. Niles, Mich., May 31. —The Republican delegation selected at the recent State Conven tion at Grand Rapids lu the Cincinnati Conven tion was regarded as a unit for Blaine. But on a recent trip, somewhat extended, through Southern mid Central Michigan, I discovered a strong Bristow sentiment, and 1 liave it on good authority that there Ist likely to be a division of the delegation when it comes tucast lt« vote. Blaine, of course, will get the Bonn share of tho twenty-two votes—«»y IK. But, in the event there should be a break on Blaine. Bristow will be the second choice. Had the State Convention been delayed until now. Bristow would l*j Urn strong to allow Blaine to get a full delegation. I. find the feeling among the honest masse* of tint people tp he stronuly in favor of Bristow. They regard him mi honest, fearless, ond true official. OL'IIBUNATOIiIAL. The Don. William A. Howard, of Grand Rapids, seems to be the coming man for Governor, though. Charles M. Croswcll, of Adrian, has a strong, support. . VIRGINIA. TUB CONSERVATIVES. Richmond, Va., May 81.— ‘ Tho State Conscrr*- atlveConvcntlon,toclectdelegaU« to the Nation - al Convention at St. Louis and choose electors, mol to-day. Ex-Gov. John L. Large was selected a i permanent President, with a Vice-President fron t cach'Congrcsstonal District. Tho usual Commit • toes were appointed, and, after speeches fsyorln; f retrenchment and reform by the lion. John Goode,, Jr.. Gov. Kemper, and the Chairman, the Convcn - lion took a recess till 4 p. m. The following delegates at largo were chosen : Gen. James A. Walker, the lion. Robert Coghlll,, Col. D. J. Omlwyn. and Gen. Fitxhucb Leo. An effort was mode to adopt a series of resplu • Hons, but they were laid on the table, andlh<» Convention at 12U.6 p. nv. adjourned sine die. TIIURIiOW WEED. IIS THINKS WASItnUUNE HAS A GOOD CHANCE. Fjtfrial Dltpaleh to The Tribune. New Yoiik, May 31.—1 n un Interview with it ‘ reporter to-day Tlmrlow Weed, who, It ha* bcci i I known for aouic tlmo past, has been actively working in the lutcnwt of Sir. Wnahbuniu 1 as the nominee of thu Republicans ut Cincinnati., ; suited that, after canvassing the whole matter, : hu did not see how Mr. Colliding could be nom- ; Inated, although his frlenla and supporters am enthusiastic over his chance*. “ Pennsylvania,’ ’ he said, “ Is not to be so easily managed as sotmi Imagine. It will bo difficult, for Mr. Cameron to manage that delegation. Ibo Cameron ar rangement will do more harm than goiul for Mr. Coukllng." Mr. Med further added that his caudtdato foir the Republican nomination was Mr. Washhumc. He said everything pointed to him. He was quiet, mil a camlUUto, and out of thu race. His record; was excellent. Nothing could be said to his dis credit. “I thought that Grant being out «l! the way ho would favor Wu-himmu, who mad.;, dm what he l». They are intimate friends, and I Grant owed him much. lam not prepared to say that Mr. Washburnc’s nomination Is uncertain! now. TILDEN will bo a weak candidate If nominated by tho Dem ocrats. Hl# nomination loses Now )ork. to the Democracy at all cveiite. Iho Canal, Ring will oppose him tooth and nail. They have the power ami brains. They can do it, and. will do It. Mr. Tlldcn's nomination would make. certain u revolt In the city similar to that of last fab. Ho won a little reputation for honesty in the Government when he startl'd off nlwut canal frauds, Iml ho lost Rail as soon as U became evi denl that lie was using ids power as a partisan. VERY MUCH DEPEND* at Cincinnati upon Mr. Morton and his fricmla. *l*ho leading men—Blaine, Coukllng. and Morion have tlu'lr partisans, and each is doing the best ho eatt for himself. What that best may bo cannot Ikj practically demonstrated HU the t onventlon tumble* ami the votes are rust, und thcre rcste the strength of men like Wnsbburne. The friends of Senator Coukllng are devotedly bis friends. several quarters with questions concerning the probabilities of Oov. Haye* consenting to run sec ond with Senator Morton, Mr. lilalnc. or Senator Conkllng. These frequent Inquiries arnnsed sus picion, and ltd to the above facts becoming known, and such of Oov. I lares' friends ns have heard of the matter are Indlgr £at the Idea that the Sands* faction should pros eto send any one hero to claim that they conl«v‘ epo«cof Uov. Hayes' forces. Some of the New men gave it as their opinion that Sand* was ntrely "to see how the cat was about to Jompi.. C* - ooPF.n. IP, nißlT*’ iHB, WHY, OP COURSE 1 New York, y 3 1 ..—Peter Cooper, In reply ing to the nformlng him of hi* nomina tion to the by tho Greenback Con vention, say*? While 1 mo;? cartlly thank the Convention for the great honor? oy have conferred upon me. kindly permit me t ,y that there Is a bare possibility, If wise conn-.!* prevail, that the surely needed relief from the blighting effects of past unwise legislation relative to finance which the peop e so earnestly seek may yet be had through either the Republican or Democratic parly, both of th**m meeting la National Convention at an early day. It U unnecessary for me to assure you that, whllo I have no aspiration for the position of Chief Magistrate of this great Republic. 1 will most cheerfully do what I can to forward too interest-of tny country. I therefore accept your nomination conditionally, expressing tho earnest hope that the Independent party may yet attain Its exulted alms, while permitting me to step aside and remain In that quiet which Is moat congenial to my nature and my time of life. Vrtbu Cuortiu M ISCTSr/LAXKOUS. THE WATCH ON THE RHINE. Sr. Pacj.. Minn.. May :)L—The North Ameri can Tumcrhnnd. orTumvcreln. held Its Notional Convention lhl« year at New Ulm, In this State, the centre of mi extensive German settlement. A large number of delegates were present from many different States of the Union, At the close of tho Convention, resolution? were adopted looking to the formation of anew political party In the coun try. as the Bund Is convinced that neither of the existing party organizations earnestly nnd honestly advocates reform. They are unworthy of public confidence because they tolerate excresonces of religious and social agitation, nnd have become tools of fanaticism and corruption. The first plank of the platform favors u radical change In the Civil Service, the seconda return to a speck basis, tho fourth a practical enforcement of the principle of Uie separation of Church and Mate by a repeal of all law# exempting church property from taxation, and the exclusion of sectarian In struction from public schools. CALIFORNIA FOR TILDES ON FIRST RALI.OT. San Francisco, May til.—The li-iljrtlu this evening gives editorially, as#ie result of a careful canvass, the following reported preferences of California delegates to the Democratic National Convention at St. Look; First Congressional Dis trict—W. DurphyandG. 11. lingers, both llldrn. Second—Col. Ilnyes, Hendricks first, then Bayard; P. Baldwin. Tlldcn. Third—Armund Bay, Hen dricks; G. N. Cornwall. Tilden. hourth—-I. A, Mouterlu. Hendricks; I). C. Molt. Tilden.At Large—lodge Hager, Bayard; Gen. English. Bn>- ard or Hendricks; .loc Hoye, Tilden; Clay iaylor, Tilden. Delegate* having been Instructed lo cust the vote of California ae u unit, they will probably ut the first ballot go for TBdcn. whatever changes are subsequently made. FLORIDA—AN ONPLEABANTNE9S. Savannah. Gu.. May 31. -The J/ornin Q Ac»r# has received « dispatch from Madison. Ha., an nouncing that the State Republican Executive Committee convened In that city to-day with con ed doors. Nine counties sent double delegation". The Committee on Credentials ruled against those favoring Senator Conover. \v all?, ex ■ member of Congress, being ruled out, threatened ■ vengeance. Many delegations of both faction*, accompanied by their supporters, were present, , all secretly armed. A fight ensued, nnd several persons were wounded. The Sheriff of Madison County was slightly wounded in the log by a plslol hhoL Under, of bantu Kosa. being drunk, at tempted to attack Conover In the Committee room. The friends of Conover declare that there was a conspiracy lo murder him. A fight Is im minent. There are sixty-seven delegates for Couo ver, and slxlv-flve fur Steams. NEEDLES AND LII’ITNCOTT. Futciat Dispute* to V>e Tribune. SPBrNoriKUi. 18.. May id.—'The Hon. Thomas 11. Needles, the Hcpuhlican nominee for State Auditor, has received a handsome letter from Gen. Llpplncott, the present Incumbent of the office, warmly congratulating him upon receiving the nomination, and tendering hla (Llpplncott b) ser vice In the canvas*. MINNESOTAN DEMOCRATS, Special Ditpalch t(j The Tribune. St. Paul. May :»L— Indications are that a large majority of the Democratic State Convention to morrow will be fur Tilden. Every County Con vention which ha* expected a preference baa been for Tilden. __ __ . Special Dltpalch to The THfum*. Winona. Minn.. May :il.—ln the Democratic County Convention 10-duy the following delegates were elected to the Stale Convention ; A. M. I ell, D. M. Lusk. C. F. Buck. W. H. DIB. H. >L Bur chard. W. J. Whipple. G. B. Dresback. h. Mott, 1L W. Hill, Dennis Collins, 11. H. Brown. 11. \\. Lamlierton. .1, V. Martin. The ttilegnt on is . strong for TBdcn. A resolution was jnopu-d ask ing delegates to u»e all honorable means to secure a Tilden delegation from the State Convention. TUB KJIODB ISLAND PnoviußNCß. K- 1., May Hl.—The Itepuhllcan members of the General Assembly, in caucus to day, nominated Henry B. Anthony for Lolled States Senator. ALABAMA DEMOCRATS. MoxTOOMßtiy, Ala., May 111. The Democrat! State Convention met here to-day. Slxly-lwo c Hlxty-flve counties wero represented. Four bur dred dolomites were present. W. 11. Chamhei was elected permanent President. The Conventlo voted down by a vote four to one a resolullo acunista two-thirds rule. Gov. G. S. Ilourto was renominated for Governor, R. K. Boyd ft Secretary of Slate, and Daniel Crawford for Treai At the afternoon session the Convention non Inated Wills llrcwer for Auditor. .1. W. A. San ford for Attorney-General, and, after four uiimu cessful ballots for Superintendent of Educallot adjourned until to-morrow. WASHINGTON. presidentiai. prospects—drains racked dt CIIANDbER’H CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE— SENATORS PERRY AND INUALI.S NAMED roll VICE-PRESIDENT—BRISTOW WANTED ON TUB BLAINE TICKET—CONKUNO’S FRIENDS CONfl- UKNT—MORTON AND TMC SOUTHERN VOTE— DEMOCRATIC PROSPECTS. C'frrre’pofuiepce cf Tht Tribune, Wasiunoton, I). C., May US.—'TUe action of the Republican Conventions held last week in Illinois and other Slates haa greatly elated Ulaine'R friends, who now count delegates enough—larking twenty-seven—to secure his numiiiation on tho llrst ballot at Clncln* nati. Blaluo is an admirable leader, ami the Ueilant manner In which he repels the succession of attacks mude upon him Inspires his followers with confidence. Ills frank, magnetic temperament awakens th,. personal enthusiasm of those with whom lie comes in contact, while his thorough knowledge of men and tilings, the quick uml rapid erolnllonH of his mind, his liiexhaiiatll/o fund of incident and anecdote, complete the f'jAclnaUon. No Congress man since the days of Henry Clay has nude and retained such a rcUuiioof devoted friends us “Jim Blaine," and, like the groat Kentuckian, is, at limes, imperious In exacting services from those who support hint. This has somewhat estranged from him some of the newspaper nu n here, who, after haring sustained hUn, perhaps for years, have found Iheintclvoe hnrrhly called to account for some chance paragra{g| w hich wsa not up to the usual complimentary Mnndard. Yet Uiegcmral impression concerning him Is : JIM ULAINE 'ta A OOOD FELLOW. Michigan is furuiskdng Blaine with valuable sup port, through whu», in known u# tin; “Chandler Committee. Thb .is un organization composed of Republican and Representatives. wlio pay from 810 lo BUfj with, and who authorizean as sessment to he invied on every Federal oinelul or contractor, of k |gh or low degree. Chandler was President of Ik is Committee during the Usl eight years of hisfk nutorlul career, mid now that tic is no longer ellg ible he virtually directs the running of this polltt cal tnarhiue by ills faithful henchman, City-l’ostmr ~ter Kdmuuds. The publications soul lured over ».hc country tills winter by this t ouiinil toe nave ail been in Blaine’s Interest, and calcu lated to w -cure his nomination at Liiicliinatl. Nome Imvesttr .buled I tie zeal of Chandler for Blaine to the fact tbaf , the ex-Speoker's right-hand man Hale, who retirees m* an adjacent Congressional district in Main*. married chandler's only child, and resides with f.lm But this Is not all. Chandler has fell like i , ilsh out of water since Chrl.liancv beat him for * he Semite, and hates to wait until IHBI to try itj , a in jiut If ho cuu secure the nomination of BP ,f„ 0 for ITesideut be w ill try to supplement ll \i.lh THOMAS w. VKUHT Foil VICB-I’UBSIDBNT, which «ill leaveo vacant Michigan chair lit the bcnute Chamber, if Ferry la elected lit November. andZachoriob cua then return to bis cherished stamping-ground. ThU has been the great reason fur the iiulvl yet serviceable exertions of the Colt* grt-ssional Committee, and of the bureaus of the Department of the Interior lu behalf of Itlalue, and It has been going on since Ferry was elected President pro lemportot the (senate, to display his qualifications for the po«l --tlnn. Some of the Eastern Republican* have not regarded Ferry as exactly orthodox on the money* question, but ho baa discreetly refrained from al luding to financial matters this session, and bad himself drooped from the benate Finance Cumuli* lee, so that be has not even bad to express an opinion. Ferry baa Inherited the religious and PRICE FIVE CENTS. no means to bo despised, and which will work hard for him at the polls. JOHN JAMES INOALLS, the young and somewhat brilliant Senator from Kansas, baa also aspirations to fill the second place on the malne ticket. lie is a man of culture, ex* hnustless Imagination, and npnlent to excess some* times In the resources of language when passion nnd Ideality are appropriate. Although the anc* cessorof ••Subsidy Pom.,*’ he Is regarded as ono of the most upright Senators, and scandal has nev er sullied his name. He will have many warm friends at Cincinnati, hut Ferry has the Inside track. Within a few days, however, there has been some maneuvering aiming Illaino’s friends looking tow* ards the nomination of BRISTOW roil VICE-PRESIDENT on (ho Tlinine ticket, if this combination can ho formed, it will greatly strengthen Blaine, both be* fore the Convention In .lane and at the polls In November, hnt it Is by no means certain thattho Kentucky Secretary will be willing to play second fiddle. It Is evident, however, that the power of the Whisky-Iting has been successful In diminish ing the number of delegates which will support Bristow on the first ballot at Cincinnati, although he Is dally gaining strength among the people. Ilia chances for nomination ns President are small, hut he will l>e the Warwick of the Convention, and name the winning man. Meanwhile ROSUOB CONKLINO 18 CONFIDENT OP SOCCBBB, and his calm, self-concentrated energy is un shaken. lie lias not been subjected to that ordeal of public slander through which Blaine has to con tinually pas*, as through a fiery furnace, and bit enemies can find fur him no opprobrious appella tion Iml "proud”—no crime out ambition, ilia New York friends arc well organized, nnd they have not "given up the ship ' ly any meant. They keep their own counsel, wit when mention la made of the numerical strength claimed for Blaine, they smile mysteriously, and Intimate that "there's many a slip between the cup and tho Bp." They will he at Cincinnati In great strength, well supplied with funds, and confident of success. They also have a little programme for strengthen ing their ticket by putting on Gov. Hayes for Vice- President. Whether theohlo "Barklsls willing, ” ml linen stated. but “Conkting arid Havca,” t think, would lw a xlrong ticket Whether It in till" combination or Mine reserved strength not known to the nubile that makes the Conkllng men so conlldeiit of nuccess. GOT. iIOHTON IS SERBNR, and Is evidently not <]to ban! down his flat; yet. Ho toes to North Carolina to deliver anad dresson Memorial-Day at Wilmington, which may fully the Southern Republicans to his support, but they are nut reliable, u* was shown four years nip) at Philadelphia. Schuyler Colfax was sure, as he thought, of nearly every Southern delegation. Hut when these gentlemen of different hues arrived at the Quaker City, they all had piteous tales to tell of the hardships to which they were subjected at their respective homes. Newspapers had to bo maintained, the taxes of voters had to be paid. Mm (■spline* of holding conventions had to be met,and the Republicans were very poor. It in not Ini* pos-lble that liberal Massachusetts friends of Wil son contributed generously to relievo these hope cnnloii- delegates, and It is certain that they drscrn-d Colfax and voted for Wilson. Hut I would not in sinuate that any vote was purchased. Oil. not The money was merely donated for political pur poses I who are to be slaughtered under the two-thirds rule at St. Louis arc not over-joyful, especially Thurman, who feels that hi* Uncle Allen has not treated him kindly. Bayard will have a good deal of strength, and some of his friends believe that he can secure the requisite two-thirds, (treat caro Is to lie taken to keep the Confederate clement away from St. Louis, although the House wishes to take a recess that its members may attend tho Convention. General regret Is now expressed by both parties that Chicago hud not hern selected uf the location fur both Conventions. Cincinnati will be hot and uncomfortable, but St. Louis will b hotter and comfortless. Raconteur- THAT PLATFORM. MR. STARR’S EXPLANATION. 7b the /Amor of The Tribune. Peoria, May 20.—1 n your Issue of the 27th Inst, you designate the Republican platform adopted by the Springfield Convention as •‘monstrous.” Iking one of the memliers of the Committee on Resolutions, and knowing the views of » large number of the gentlemen composing that Committee, I desire to em phatically protest against what I toiow to 1m a wrong construction by you of Its principles. The matters In the second resolution, refer- Ing to the Southern States, were believed to bo warranted by the aetlon of those States elnco the almost universal amnesty granted to tho Confederate leaders by the Republican party; their action In endeavoring to turn the South- n States over to the Confederate Democracy.— in driving out by the ballet those whom they could not control by the ballot,—should be met by some counter-declaration. equally strong, by tho friends of tho Union men of the South; and certainly thin resolution Is none too strong for that purpose. If the Republican party, in their dcsiro to cover up tho “bloody shirt,” leave the Union men, both black am) white. In tho Southern Staten, without guarantee of protection, we would, in my opinion, be recreant to our duty as good citleens, and false to every pledge of protection which tho Republican party bait made to them. The fifth resolution, referring to the credit of the Government, designated bn the financial part of tho platform, declare “that it in the duty of tho United States to redeem every promise It has mado in absolute good faith.” Now, as 1 understand It, and an others like mo understood It, the United Mates Government has. by a positive law, fixed up on a lime for the resumption of specie-payments. If there Is any “rug-lmby” In tIUH part of that resolution, or that which follows, lam unable to sec it. It was considered by the Committee that It was the policy of the Republican party to return to specie-payment ns noon sh It could practically be clone' without detriment to the public In* lorcHi*; and. in proof of that fact, I will dtate that u resolution thought to bo tending in that direction was almost unanimously voted down. There were gentlemen on the Committee who supported my views, that the great Stale of 1111* Hide ought to declare specifically and positively her po'itlon upon the question of finance; and, lead lb nut been thought bent on the whole to refer this question to the National Convention, some such resolution would undoubtedly have been passed, or presented to the Convention for it* action. Tho Idea advanced by you. that It la a “rag-baby” platform, wan never entertained by the Committee; nod I do not believe that the language of tho reso lution will Justify any such construction. Hod this not been the year for a National Convention and the formation of a national platform, there would have been a necessity for some more pro nounced declaration on questions of revenue and reform. The Committee—believing that i re * tumid not A tire In a national contest one ut of principles for Illinois and another for Pennsylvania, or some other Slate, but a broad national platform, covering every question of fl nance. revenue, am! reform, upon which the Ro* of all the States could unite—referred s question to the National Convention to solve and to settle, and lam content to abide the wisdom of their policy. t , To the sixth resolution there Is, in my mind, some objection. I destrvd to amend it by giving some more emphatic declaration of our fudoije ment of Secretary Bristow, believing that he, more than any other man, U entitled to the credit of saving the Republican party, if it should bo wired, from defeat; and In this 1 was seconded by other gentlemen of tho Committee; but, with amuf amendment, the resolution, though not fully satisfactory to me. was finally adopted, if there Is n failure in the platform, it is upon thin point. Without any disparagement to Mr. Blaine or other honored unrt distinguished candidates who have done valuable service to the HepuhUc, and who are moat worthy of a Presidential Domination, tho Republican parly cannot hope to succeed unices it places Itself fully In accord with, and carries out tho policy pursued by bccrelary Bristow in bit efforts to break down the most un hallowed conspiracy against the public welfare and tbe honor and Integrity of onr Government, except the late Rebellion, that has ever existed; and, If this conspiracy la broken up, to Hecretary Bristow belongs the praise; and I sincerely hope that tho Cincinnati Convention will find It to be to the host Interests of tho people of this country, and to the welfare of tho Republican parly, to fully recognize his distinguished services to the nation and to the party, by placing him in nomination for tho Presi dency. lie U a platform about which there can bo no question, aim no two constructions. Tuero Is ono resolution, tho seventh, condemn ing tho policy of the Confederate nomocracy In Congress in their wanton removal of the maimed and crippled soldiers from tbo position* of honor and trust In which they had been placed by lbs Re publican party for their fidelity and devotion to tin Government In Us hour of need, and replac ing them by men wbo fought for * u „‘H ß , #w A ut .‘I 0, If Bit* resolution Is a ‘•monstrosity; If Ul ° Ift* publican party can stand quietly by and sec Ibis Llsplaceinent and disgrace visited upon the truest anJ the bravest of her sons; If she cannot resent an insult of so monstrous a character, then Indeed ill,! days of our pride and glory numbered. Under other circumstances, I should not have presumed lo have addressed this to *1 n* [•“• hut. knowing lu Inilueuce for good or /“ r !J --ooteut. and desiring, for tho sake of right, K.,i u# | think, tho evil effects of your editorial In ft;*™*;"";* CHICAGO. • TUB BBTBHTU WIUD. 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