Newspaper of Chicago Daily Tribune, May 24, 1876, Page 1

Newspaper of Chicago Daily Tribune dated May 24, 1876 Page 1
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VOLUME 30. FINANCIAL* TUB STATE SAVINGS INSTITUTION. $600,000 CAPITAL, SIIO,OOO SURPLUS. The Oldest and Largest Savings Bank In Ihs Northwest. Pays 0 per cent interest nor mnnam on deposits, semi-annually, on the lit of January and Ist of July. All deposits made during the Ist throe days of ft month draw internet for the month. TKB SAFETY DEPOSIT VAULTS Of the State Sayings Institution wore built for the accommodation of tho Business Men Lnd Bankers of Chicago and the Northwest. They are Fire-Proof and Burglar-Proof. Money, Diamonds, Bonds, Deeds, Coin, Bullion, Silverware, Wills, and other valua bles taken on special deposit, and guaranteed Security. Safes In those Vaults for rout at reasonable D gpBNOEII, Pros’W A. D. GUILD Cosh’r. QEO. C. COOK. Man'gr Safety Vanlta. THE M..F.4M. Savings Bank, No. 75 South Clark-at., Chicago. COMMENCED lIUSINESB 1802. Porfcot Beomity and Liberal Internal. The Investment certificate* of Oils bank arc Be* cured on Improved real estate, the securities being In special trust- The certificates beor Interest, rsvable In quarterly Installments, at the rote of 7 3-10 per cent per annnm. They are more secure than a direct mortgage loan, and much more avall *blc. They may be obtained personally or through the malls, to sums of SIOO or multiples thereof, at this bank. Interest paid os usual on savings book accounts. SYDNEY MYERS. Manager. PRESTON, KEAN & CO., 100 WASHINOTON-BT. BRANCH—Comer Related and Washington-sto, BANK OP DISCOUNT AND DEPOSIT. WE ALSO DEAL IN FOREIGN EXCHANGE (Sterling Sills, at lowest N. Y. rates), GOVERNMENTS, GOLD and Silver, Gold Drafts, and Town, County, City, State, and Bobool Bonds- MORTGAGE LOANS At current rates, on Chicago property. J, REED, New York. JOHN AVERT, iso LaSalle-st.. Chicago. 7 PER CENT. We will loan $25,000 to SIOO,OOO on business Property at SEVEN. On band to loan at 9, SBOO, 1,000, $2,300, $2,500. SCUPPER & MASON, 107-100 Dearbom-rt. 8 PEE. CENT LOANS On choice property In sums of $5,000, or over. Smaller amounts at 9 S cent. Funds here; low com missions. TURNER «t BOND. 102 Washington-st. GENERAL NOTICES. TO BANKERS TELEGRAM. Stamford, Conn., May 23, 1870. D. 8. Covert A Co.. Agents, Chicago. 111.: We have Just received the following dispatch frsm oar counsel: ‘ • WAsnntaTOH, D. 0., May 23, 1870, *' TaJsLockM'/' a o Co., Slam/ont, Conn.: “ The United Slates Patent Office has granted you the reissue of the LITTLE TIME-LOCK PAT ENT. This Is a controlling patent in Time-Locks, and all usere of the Sargent Time-Lock ore liable to you for infringement “MARCUS 8. HOPKINS.” NOTICE. You will at once notify all Banka using the Sar gent Time-Lock to cease infringing our rights. YALE LOCK M’F’NQ CO. Under above Instructions we hereby warn all Bankers and other persons against purchasing oi Dilug the Sargent Time-Lock, under ponalty ol damages. D. 8. COVERT & CO., 40 Btate-st, Chicago, General Agents Yale Time-Locks. Discount on City Taxes. THE SAFEST INVESTMENT FOR YOUR MONEY 18 IN YOUR OWN TAXES, especially when yon can get a HANDSOME DISCOUNT. The City of Chicago will, at any time before June 1, 18715, borrow from persons owing City Real Estate Taxes for tho year 1875 the amount of such laxca, allowing two (2) per cent discount, and after June 1. sad prior to July 1, 1870, allowing one and one half (154) par cent discount, and vflll issue vouchers therefor which may be need at once, or held until the owner is prepared to pay Ms other Uiee. By order of the Mayor and Finance Committee. Apply to 8. B. HAYES. Comptroller, Room J. City ItfllL STOOKUOLOEUS* BIEETINGS. Office Chicago, Rod IsM & Pacific E. E, Co, April 24, 1870. The Annna) Meeting of the Stockholders of the Chicago, Rock Island A Pacific B. U. Co., for the election of Directors, pursuant to law, and the transaction of such other business as may com* be fore them, will bo held at the office of the Company in the City of Chicago, on Wednesday, the 7th day •( Jan* naxt, at 11 o’clock a. m. JOHN F. TRACY, President. P. a TOWS, Secretory. CHICAGO & NORTHWESTERN RAILWAY CO. __ April 24. 1870. tt Tb« Annual Meeting of the Stockholders and Bondholders of this Company, for the election of Directors, pursuant to law, and for the transaction of other business, will bo held at the ofllco of the Company la Chicago, on Thursday, the Ist of June te *t, at In. m. Bondholders will anthonticaU their right to vote presenting their voting bonds at the office of the Company, Mo. 62 Wall-aL, Hew York, for regu lation, on or before the Ist of Hey proximo. ALUKUT KKKP, President. M. L. BYKKS, Jb.. Secretary. SUMRUSU UHSOUTb. MENASHA, WIS. Bruce’s National Hotel. For fishing, boating, drlvoa, and sporting there 11 do place fa the State that excels Ueoasba and iu •arroandlng*. Menosha is advantageously situated ‘\lh« foot of Winnebago Lake, on the Dig Fox within an easy rluo of Milwaukee, lot N»- UQRiI Is ons of the best hotels In the interior. WANTED, .... 1 WANT TO NNGAGB IIY JUI.Y I with some wholesale or retail ary-goods house out •lda of Chicago to serve in the capacity of buyer; tot well-posted Is New York and Chicago market*. of reference given from the largest Jobbing boose In Chicago, where 1 have been employed five luca. Q, JjlTrHbune office. Cfjicutjo £UtUn '<£vilmnc. DRESS GOODS, BLACKDRESS GOODS, Field, Leiter $ Co. STATE & WASHINGTON-STS,. Invite attention to t/icir large line of PlainGreiadiies At Popular Prices ; offering a very good Iron-Frame S-i <U •SO ccnts f and S-d at $1.50 per yard. Fancy Grenadines. A great variety in PLAIDS and STRIPES. JCESILLE CHECKS AND STRIPES, D AMASSES, BRO- CsLDES, AND VELVET STRIPE GRENADINES, in handsome stifles and new designs, at greatly reduced prices. Camel’s Bair Grenadines, I Florentine, Byzantine, And Trent Clotlis, Especially desirable for Mourning Wear. All. Wool and SiUc and Wool DA MASSE and BRODERIE. Pull line of CASHMERES, DRAP D’ETE, HENRIETTA CLOTH, BOMBAZINE, ALPACAS, PURE MOHAIR, and BRILLIANTINE. SICILIAN SILK for Trimmings and Sacqites. Blaclt, and Black and White FOULARD CAMBRIC, LAJFNS, and ENGLISH PRINTS in choice styles» ENGLISH CREPES and CREPE VEILS much below former prices. TO HUNT. Besirie Offices TO RENT XDT THE MDHEBMIM. INQUIRE OF WILLIAM 0. DOW, Boom 10, Tribune Building. PIANOS. We Beg to Cell tie Attention of Meters to our present extensive assortment of Wanes, which In addition to our usual slock ut Uie over matchless STEINWAY includes a targe variety of Instruments from the fac tories of those old and favorably known makers, BItNKST GARLKU, , MARSHALL Ac. WKNDEI.L* llEClißlt «v lIAUNKM, and J. Ac C. FtriCHRiU . ... Our cxccptlonatljr favorable arrangements with the manufacturer! whose Instruments we represent enables us to offer Pianos during the present season st figures so low u to be absolutely without precedent In this market. IVAVe sell upon terms to *MUh« pureharer. 1.1 ON s lIsAP ~ General N. W. Agent* for Btclnwaya' Pianos, State snd Monroo-ats. LAKE NAVIGATION. GOODPtICII’S STEAMERS. For Milwaukee, etc., dally (Sunday* excepted) os. m. Saturday Host don't (care mull Up. tu. For Grand Haven, Grand Rapids, Muskegon. dally (Sundays exeepted) 7p. tn. For 8k Joseph and Demon Harbor, daily (Sun day* excepted) ;-l,9 a ’ 1141 Saturday* Dost don't Icavo unti1.......... MJ4 P- m. For Green Day, Eacauoba, etc., Tuesday aod Friday -••••• ; 7p. m. For Ludlngtou, Manistee, o*c.. Tuesday and Thursday ■. Oa._m. niSCELLUIEOUH. A.. H- PHRHINS, AKi’IIALT, CONCRETE, AMD For Alloys, Sidewalks, and Basement Floors. No. 6 Reaper Block, cor. Clark and Washington-sts. DESKS, Cheap, at the Old Stand, Ho. 100 Bamt-st., near Madlsa FOR MALE. MAPLE SEGAE, MAPLE SYEUP, B«celTe<l dtroot from Vermont, and war ranted m represented, PUBE, Cor sale by C. TATUM. 146 East Madison-st HOTEL, GAULT HOUSE, CHICAGO. Will furnish the best accommodations at $2 and 12.50 per day. Liberal discount to parties. One half block from C. A A,, I*. A Ft. W., C.,, M. A SL P., and three blocks from C. AN. W., C., D. *V., P., C. A Bt. L. Depots. Old customer*, friends, and all arw Invited. p. W. OATES, Proprietor. P. B, —We still make and furnish the best wiglncs and machinery in the West, bend for circular. P. W. GATES' SONS A CO.. Laglo Works. FlUltl CHANGES. DISSOLUTIO The firm formerly known as Noble A Little to dissolved, by mutual consent, to date from May I, 187(1. All unsettled accounts will bo settled by either of the firm, John! 1 . Noble or F. D. Little. JobnT. Nobla continues In business at the old ■tend. JOHN T. NOIILK, Chlcago.May23.lß7o. FRANCIS U. UTTLE. DISSOL UTION. The copartnership heretofore existing between the undersigned is this day dissolved by mutual consent. JOHN UUSfll, „ TiIKUDUUK JUEBQENSEN. Chicago, May 21* 1870, POLITICAL. Great Aggregation of Illinois Candidate-Makers at Springfield. The Attendance Larger than Has Been Knoirn I'or Lears. How the Field Looks on the Day Be- fore the Battle. Cullom Reasonably Certain, and Scroggs Confi dent. The Cincinnati Delegation to Be for Blaine, Though Uninstruoted. A Favorite Son Put Forward by the New Jersey Democrats. The Camcron-Gonkling Coalition and Its Probable Success. Washington Speculations on tho Presidential Problem. Beviow of tho Situation in Louisiana— Gubernatorial Candidates. CONTENTIONS. ILLINOIS. j THE REPUBLICAN STATE CONVENTION. l. Special DUpalcfi to Vie Ttilmne. epßmorißLD, 111., May 33.—Although this Is Hie day before the meeting of the Convention, and the clash of arms, the crowd of delegates, alternates, candidates and their friends, and the office-holders and their allies which gorges the hallways of the Lclond and overflows Into the street a, after peering into tho narrow room at one end of tho passageway where Beveridge holds court, in tho double*bcddcd chamber at the other end of the building where Callom occasionally manifests himself, Is greater than that usually present on tho day of the Conven tion Itself. There is a greater collection now than there was four years ago when Ogles by and Beveridge were selected, or than two years before when Oglesby and Logan waged unequal war for the Senatorial prize. Nearly half of the delegates and all the candi date save one arc hero. That honorable excep tion Is Andrew Simmon. There Is A LOCUST SWARM OP CANDIDATES which has descended upon SprlngficH. There are enough office-seekers to furnish one for each table at the hotel, and there they make them selves useful by passing around milk, sugar, and butter to delegates. After meals, each one posts himself In the lobby, bogs all who meet him not to believe the rumor that he has resigned, ex plaining that It Is a yarn started by his opponent, who to reality Is simply the fence or stall for some other fellow. At this moment the Gubernatorial situation Is apparently clear. It is CULLOU AND BONE OTI^ER. Wlicd Washburn* withdrew, oil Ms friends con centrated on Cullom, and the latter nursed his luck with wonderful skill, and lost evening seemed to have It all his own way, with Beveridge nowhere and lildgway like a sinking ship in the dim distance. This morning, however, the situation changed, Beveridge’s warriors returned from points where they have been on duty. The Penitentiary, Canal, Railroad, and Insane AsyluintCommlssioners came marching in, accompanied by all of the household troops, and nt once began cheering one another with exaggerated reports as to Beveridge’s actual strength. Then the attempt was mado to divert the outi-Beveridge vote from Cullom to some unknown candidal#— to some new man. It was claimed (hat the so-called Reform element In Cook and else where would much sooner take Milton flay, or some each man, and that la the general melee llovcrldgi might MAKE A DAROAIW WITH RIDOWAY and slip In. By afternoon, however, It was found that tins was Impracticable, The light was too sharp and too Individual for any eoch division of forces, and therefore, unless some sudden and un expected ualbreak occurs, Cullom la the man. Beveridge is unmoved, however, and is deter mined not to say die till the Secretary of the Con vention reads the roll-call which will be his epi taph. Re, like other Slate-House men, have de serted the building, and are shaking hands pro*, finely at the huteL It Is a contest conducted on temperance principle*, with no refreshments. Uidgway Is disappointed. He has a few dele gates whom ho looked on us bis stock in trade. lie h*ped to hold tire balance of power and to trade them off to Cullom or Beveridge for the Audltorship or Secretaryship, but now his eggs ore spoilt, and, while be la still seeking to trade, nobody cares to buy bis damaged goods. Uo la ready to negotiate with any one on PRETTY MUCH ANT TERMS, but there are no offers for Lieutenant-Governor, on the assumption that, If Culiom|ls nominated, there are two prominent candidates,—Shuman of the Journal, and Jones of Jo Davlosa. The latter la bors under the great disadvantage of having been the bitter and unrelenting enemy of river Improve ments, and, went ho by any accident to become Governor, would assuredly veto any bill on the subject. Tbereloro Canal Commissioner Brainard and a few Cook Comity men have spent the fore noon in placidly sticking knives into Jones, and In consolidating all the river counties against Mm. That element, and Ms recent antagonism to Wash burnt, ought to make short work of Jonua, AD FOR SHUMAN, if bo Is slain, tt will be tn the boom of hla friends, lie stalls off with the special advantage of not be ing on the ground, of not being a solicitor for office, which Is ouch a duaelbig contrast to sumo of tl»e others as to win Mm support. All of the out side candidates for Auditor, Treasurer, etc., want to give the Lk-utenant-Goromship to Cook, so that no geographical ghosts may arise to plaguu them. itutz is an enthusiast fur Shaman, Needle* praises Mm, and Liiuilncott docs Mm reverence. Nut that they love Bauman. hut that they want to eliminate that important factor. Cook County, from the contest. Bat then comes that protean Urentauo. ex-editor of the Uloais-ZeUung and ex-Consul to Drsaduu. who at 10 wanted tube Secretary of State, at 12 dreamed of being Treasurer, and at 2 was willing to be Lieutenant- Governor. lie Is backed by the North Side Gor mans, including William Vocka, and by Elios Shipman, the man In whom Hchm did nut have confidence, —that ho boa been so long out of the country as to bo uukuowa outside of German cir cle*. DR. T. J. ULCTHARDT wants to be Treasurer or someUiiug, and Is backed by Ur. Master, who Is opposed to Bhumen, apart from his advocacy of the Doctor, and also by a ■mall following of West Bide Germans. County Treasurer Hack Is for Shuman. From present ap pearance, ho will pull through, unless bis oppo nents in the Cook County delegation can unite. Uutthle Is unlikely, fur If there Is to bo a Gor man, ItaU seems to be the strongest. As for Secretary of Slut*, Scruggs has made a brilliant campaign, and is ahead. Harlow has fought well, out lias egninst him a feeling that there ought to be a now deal all around, Many delegates bnvo cumo hero as if to u slaughtering house, and they want to sou blood dow. LII'IMNCOTT woks up to-day to a realising eenee of (be foci that there was danger ahead, and bos been labor ing zealously. MsJ. Uruckway, of Cook, has gone forth aiming hie brethren as a missionary in Lip nincolt'a behalf, bearing with him boxes of cigars, the contents of which be distributes among dele gates. All tills la accompanied with lunges at litiveridge whenever possible. It may bo that the desire for a now deal will cease when Harlow dies, but. If U does not then. Needles, of Wash ington, seems to have the lead. The chief objec tion to him is that ho antagonizes Uuu, who cornea from the neighboring County of 81. flair, but it la insisted .that that should not stand in his way. Needles has canvassed hard, and. from present up peaninccs, will carry the bulk of the Cook County delegates, to whom be ha« been making promiscu ous love for a week. DH. POWBLL, OV ntCUbANU, Is looked upon as a Joke of a candidate. He hu stopped singing Icltuious songs, end evoke to be CHICAGO, WEDNESDAY. MAY 24, 1876, counted among Chow who take tcrioue views of life, but It In too late In thr day, Hampton doc# not teem to have mnch strength. For Treasurer, RuU, who wm Rldgway’a pre decessor, la abend, ilia previous term la used agalnat him, built It claimed that til tho money he was paid was pal into a house. Now he mud have money to live In It. Mr. English, a banker of Danville, haa the support of Vermillion and ad joining connllea, bnt RuU load, him heavily. Aa for Cook County aspirants, they have been then* tloncd elsewhere. Foil ATTORNBT-GRNEnALj Edsall has almost undisputed lead. Ilia good for* tune In railroad-tax stills has created n strong senll menl in hlsfavor, which not oven tho hardest kind of work can easily overcome. HenalorCanDeld, of Aurora, would like the place, but la not making a good showing. As far as Inc Presidential question Is concerned. It is plain that a majority of the Convention is fur Ulnlnc, and this majority Is so evenly distributed as to Insure him every dfslrictercepUhalcoinpowd of Macoupin, Madison, <3l. Clair, and Monroe, and possibly tho Eighteenth. Ulnlne’s friends claim that even these will give way when they sec the unanimity of other sections. The result Is doc to the fact that all tho regular politicians wboaro in the Convention are FOR PLAINS OUTRIGHT, and the Bristow cltmcnt from Cook, at. Clair, end other counties Is swamped by them. Add to this (bate. 11. Harwell has been here for Blaine, using all his Influence, and that Gen. Ilurlhut turned up this morning to do what ho could for hla own dla* trlct, 11 In questionable at thin moment whether It la intended to formally Instruct delegate* to Cincin nati to vole for Blame, or simply to elect Ulame men. and then pass resolutions expressive of the confidence of the Contention In him. Blaine has to-day been telegraphed by his friend* that cither otto or the other would be done. It Ib averted by some of bis supporters that tlie delegates would have been left utterly font-loose bad It not been for effort* to secure the election of Solicitor Uluforti Wilson and Supervisor A. C. Matthews an delegatcs-at-largc. This, soy the Blalnc-mcn, would have been taken as Dinner indohsement op aitiatow, and therefore had to be headed off by cither of the plana mentioned above. It Is certain that both Matthews and Wilson wonld like to go as delegates at-large, and It now seems unlikely that cither will be selected. Milton llsy ban also been sug gested os a pet bod against whom no objection could be raised, out be. too, sympathizes with Bristow. D. L. Phillips also wants to go a* a dele gnte-nt-large, and so does Jonathan Mcrrlam. On the other side, there Is talk of Senator Logan anil of Dr. Dobbin*, of (Quincy. If they am help U they do not Intend to let a Bristow man go. From the First Congressional District the men to be selected are J. 11. Clougb and Sidney Smith, and in the Third, C. B. Harwell and Frank Palmer, though some are In favor of County-Treasurer Hack, If they can be assured ho will stick to Blaine. In the Second District, 8. K. Dow la pretty sure. In tho Quincy District, If Dr. Bobbins is sent at large, the men are to be Dr. Davis, of (Jrccn County, and Col. Wood, of Quincy, formerly Special Mall Agent at Chicago, who la a devotee of Blaine. AS FOR THE PLATFORM, nothing is said and little thought concerning it. It Is a general desire to have it short, If possible, and some even speak of leaving it to the National Convention to do all the platform-making. There are no rabid ones here ou finance, and no trouble Is anticipated from that source. In order to avoid the trouole wliich has frequently been experienced In previous Conventions, Gollowny will oiler a resolution to allow the vote of Cook to b® taken by Senatorial Districts- In this way the delays and miscounts which have caused so mueb-.vaxa tlon In the past will be avoided. TEMPORARY OPPICBRS. Special Dispatch to The Tribune. Bmn*nrtKLJ). 111., Slay 23—10 p. m.—A meet* Inc of the State Central Committee was held this evening. It was decided that Gen. Green B. Uamn, of Pope County, should be temporary President, and John Summcrfleld, of Cook, and N. O. Burton, of Adama, temporary Secretaries. Gen. Hinakcr waa designated to oiler formal resolutions in rela tion to calling the roll of Congressional Districts for members of Committees. The Executive Committee then adjourned sloe die. THE SITUATION ON STATE OFFICERS* has but slightly changed. Cnlloin still has the lend, claiming for the tint ballot4oo out of the OH delegates. Thu Beveridge men still profess court dence, but give no reason for tbe faith that Uln them. The relative strength of the con testants Is beet shown by the crowds which pour Into Cullom's rooms, while Beveridge has to go out Into the lobby In search of persona with whom to shake bands. Shuman is also ahead Wilson Is here, but la taking no active part In Shuman 1 * be half. Jones is working, but is nut dreaded. Cook County now* pats In claims to twoolllcers, —Lieuten- ant-Governor and Treasurer.—and there are faint hopes of making such combinations os to secure this result on Shuman and Drcnlauo. The statement that the latter wanted to bo Lieutenant-Governor was Incorrect. Bluthnrdt has been given up by hla few friends, and Mr. Roster, who did not care to support Bren tano, will, it Is said, go up to-id *bt and not wait for the Convention. Buck noi all other Cook County Gormans arc UNITED ON BRENTANO, and ari trying to make arrangements with Scrogga 1 friends, who say they lack but twenty of a majority, to join hands and run both in. Still, Ruta la a strung man, and is far ahead, unless English, Hamburger, or some other candidate should hold tbe balance of power, and cause a hitch in tbe buelncstt. . .... Llpplncott is working ferociously, backed by a strong crowd of assistants from Cook and else where, and Is gaining ground. As things stand, his weakness will be Urn cry raised against a third term. A. M. Babcock, Joe Forrest, and others arc tooting for Lipplhcott, At 10 this morning he was beaten. Now be is on the verge of victory. For some reason all tbe old leaders are for him. Avery Wooro. of tbo West Side, has tamed up here as candidate for Auditor. It la boneless, and the only result of such a multiplicity of candidates will be to lose Cook everything. Presidential}}’, it is still The delegates wbo came In on tl:- evening trains but add to his strength. It is nuw uncertain whether be will carry the St. Clutr District. Rlnuker, of Macoupin, and others are deserting K now appears as If-nclthcr Matthews nor Wilson will go to Cincinnati at largo, or from any district. Tbo present slato fur delegalcs-at-large is: Sena tors Logon and Oglesby, Robert Ingorsoll, and James I. Martin or Dr. Robbins, of Quincy. It is expected that. In case of emergency, lugersoll will do some rpeecbifylnp that will carryall before it. Owing to the counsels of C. B. Furweß and other Blaine men. It ho* been decided neither to instruct for Blaine nor to Indorse him. This bolds good unless some such resolution k> sprung on the Con vention, when it will probably puis. It Is believed to bo sufficient If men known to favor Blaine are sent. Mr. Blolno boa been advised of the statu of nllalm. a. K. Dow telegraphs that he will be nnabte to come down, owing to tbo Munn, and it is not ho certain (hat bo will be sent from the West Side. The other name mentioned is that of L. IL Olsbce, wbo was Chairman of the lute County Convention. On the Sooth Hide the slate has been changed with the arrival of «w delegates, and now the men to be sdcetal *ro C. U. Kellogg, who is far Blaine first and then for Bristow, and George M. Doquo, who Is for Blaine, In tiis Will and LaSalle District, (he first-named county will send George It. Chittenden, who is half Bltloe, half Bristow. LaSalle lias not yet desig nated her man. In the Third District, the indica tions still point to F&rwull and Palmer. Any Una tow strength in the Eighteenth Ward is swamped by the solid Blaine vote in Lake County. There has boon an overestimating of Bristow's strength hero which hast caused soma perplexity to those wbo came here to represent ms dntercsta. They now pretty generally give it op; and ua for the platform. It la still tbo least considered subject of alb While some want none but l.i-St to be adopted at Cincinnati, others, and Die majority, bold that there must be ouo at all events, it will bo sound oa a rock on the financial question. LATK3T. Special Dispatch to The Tribune* SrnmariKLu, Ills., Way ita—l 11. m.—Some of Callom'a timid friends art: scored by rumors Uiat the Beveridge meu will spring a mine on them In the Convention to-morrow in the shape of affidavits concerning alleged whisky transactions of Cnllom, and also publish certain ugly tiling* which Morrlam saldabout Cullom during their Congressional squab bles, hut the story b rather Improbable, Borne stuff of tbb kind baa been telegraphed to other Chicago papers, but will have no effect on the Con vention. Deverldgu himself is growing shaky, aud Is unking delegates vbat ho hue dona that they should tuna treat him. He closed operations far the night by a private confab with CoL Matthews, In which he set forth bis wrongs. It b now decided that the resolutions, which have been substantially drawn up. shall not con tain any Indorsement of Beveridge's admluUlra- Uon. lUdgway Is still holding court tu his room, and Is still trying to negotiate. His last offer was made tollroutauo. It In not seriously considered. The arrival of Avery Moore and bis aspirations fur the Auditurship have given Cook County Inter ests something of a set-back. If there la any of fice » hich couutry delegates will not give to Chica go It Is the Auditurship, and the whole tiling helps Llpplncolt and Intuits Shuman aud Brentano. II now appears as If Shuman was losing ground, owing to defections In tho Cook County delegation and private hostility of some believed to support him. Junes has workers in the Cook delegation. Blulhardt refuses tu give up, though his candidacy only injures others. BrcuUmo has gained, U any thing. The last proposition to the Cook County delega tion U to lot bhumau go aud concentrate on Bren (auo, bat they fear to accent It, lest they give up something reasonably certain and dnd themselves told out. Lippincott still gains. But little has been said of tha electoral ticket For the First Congressional District George Ar mour bal been suggested. The delegates to Cincinnati from tho Sangamon District will probably be Andrew blmpsou, of Christian, aua U. B. Uransou, of Ueatrd. The former la known to be for Blaine and the latter la believed to be ao. . , Gen. Baum, temporary presiding officer, ta for Rldgway first, but Is expected to go for Cullom on Ihs second ballot, If there be one. Wesley M. Bralnard, Canal Commissioner, la to be elector In the Third District. TUIIITBESTII ILLINOIS CONORBSSIONAL DIB- epfdn l fXtpatc/t to The Tribune. Lincoln. 111., May 23.—Th* following contains full particulars of the Republican Congressional Convention hnld in tills city to-day: The meeting was coiled to order at 10 a. m. in Olllett's Rail, to nominate a candidate to represent this district In Congress, and to nominate a ep.ndl date for member of the finite Board of Equalize- Hun. James Robinson, of Tazewell. was appoint td’Clialnnan,and W.c. Watkins,of McLean,Secro tary. The Congressional Central Committee for tbls District consists of Dr. J. C. Ross, Logan: Ocn. John E. Dick, McLean: It. D. Smith, Tazewell; W. L. Chambers, DeWlll; and Well* Oorcy, of Mason County. The following were put In nomi nation before tbe Convention for candidates for Congress: Hr. Donahue, of UeWlllConnty; Judge Tip Um. of McLean; J. Sg Banner, of Mason; D. D. Ullnn, of Logan; and C. R. Cummings, of Tazewell. The first ballot gave Banner 4, Dohahue 4, llllnn H, Tipton Ift. Cummings 0, and stood so until the fifth. Then Taxowtll coal her votes for Ullnn, but the next turn returned to Cummings. On the fourteenth ballot Tazewell cast 3 for Cum mings and 3 for Donahue, and on the fifteenth re turned to her own man again. On tho eighteenth De Witt cast 2 votes fnr Cum mings and 2 for Tipton. On the twentieth De Witt cast 4 for Cummings. On the twenty-first Do Wilt returned to Donahue. On tbe tvrenty-eecond De Witt cast 3 for Donahue and 3 for Tipton. There was no more change until the 30th ballot, when Cummings and Banner withdrew, and Mason and DeWIU cant their votes for Tipton; Tazwcll 3 for Tipton and 3 for Dlinn, when the vote stood: Tipton 20, Ullnn 0. On motion the Domination of Judge Tipton was mode unanimous. The Convention nominated John H. Anthony, of Tazewell, for member of the State Board of Equal ization. They then adjourned at about 2 o'clock, and tbe entire Convention left here at 4 o'clock for Springfield. THE DEMOCRACY. Trbktok, N. J., May 23.—The Democratic State Convention met to-Oay, and resolutions favoring Uio nomination of Joel Parker /or President were received with great applause. The resolutions declare for hard money. The Hon. Charles Haight was elected perma nent President, with a Vice-President and Sec retary from each comity. Tlic resolutions adopted rcafllrm the prin* clplcs set forth In the platform of the lost Democratic State Convention In New Jersey; favor the restoration of gold and silver us the hosts of currency as soon os practicable; economy of administration, and punishment of corrupt of ficials. Jietolred, That, recognizing the amendments to the Federal Constitution as part of the organic law of the country, wo will abide by that Instrument In nil its parts hi letter and In spirit: that the Notional Administration, by Us Imbecility, extravagance, and gross corruption, has disgraced itself and brought the country to the verge of financial ruin; that the thanks of the people arc duo to the House of ItcprencuUitivcs of the united States for reduc ing appropriations and confining expenditures within the proper limit; also for Instituting Investi gations ana unearthing frauds and corruption In high places; that wo respectfully but earnestly suggest tu our brethren of other States that the nomination of Joel Parker would Insure the suc cess of the Democracy In the approaching Presi dential contest, and the delegates this day chosen arc requested to present bis name to the National Convention and urge his nomination. John P. Stockton, Leon Abbott, Miles Hobs, and John McGregor were elected delegates at large. Adjourned. _ Bt. Paul, Minn., May 23—10:30 p. m.—K majority of the delegatee to the Republican State Convention to-morrow arrived by the, evening trains. The general talk indicates a large preponderance for Dlulno, but little dis position to Instruct delegates or require them to vote as a unit Young Republicans opposed to the former leadership of tire party In Minnesota are numerous, and claim they could control tbe Convention. ALL FOII PLAINS. CALIFORNIA. Ban Francisco, Cal., May 23.—Delegates ore gathering for the Democratic State Convention, which meets hero to-morrow. The general sen timent seems to be to send delegates to St. Louis nblnstructcd. Hendricks and Tildcn are the favor ites, the latter especially so among the Sun Fran cisco delegates being known us a hard-money man. It U quite likely that tlie election of Presi dential electors and the nomination of Congress men will be deferred to a later date. TUB COLORED ELEMENT. Utica, N. Y., May The Stale Committee of colored men held a meeting to-day. Three del egates were elected to the National Republican Convention to lay before that body the serious evils to whkh (reedmenaiT exposed through Democratic supremacy In sonic of the Southern States, A res olution indorsing the candidacy of beualor Conk ling'lor the Presidency was adopted unanimously. 1 TUB KENTUCITZ DBMOLIUCT. LdutsTuxß. .Ey., May 50.—The Democratic Slate CouveaUoniwul assemble here Thursday to elect delegates to SL Louis. Indications are that a large number will be present and parllcigate. oodlovr e. mint flpedai DupatcJi f The Tttferns. Dtdjanai'olis, Ind., May —J.—The lion. O. B. Ortbtelegrapbs that be writ] arrive here Thunluy morning. A grind reception will be tendered him Friday uigbt at the Academy of Music. KANESA Topeka, Kan., M»y2n.-A very large attend ance le here for the Republican Slate CovenUun to morrow. Probably every district in the Slate will bo represented, and Chore are more outriders here Cum delegates. A good deal of strife is going ou fur delegates Co Cincinnati, there bung about forty candidates. _ .DELEGATE*. TRICT. KEW JERSEY. MIXN’ESOTA, REPUBLICAN. flpfctal DltpalcA to The Trltrune. IN CAUCUS this oveping they agreed, however, to compro mise upon ex-Qov. Davis and cx-Scnnlor Ramsey os leaders of the delegation to Cincinnati, with the remainder divided among several local interests. So fur this proposition is fa vorably received. Should ft prevail in con vention. the Cincinnati delegation will be six or seven for Blaine, with two or three for Bristow, and one for Wasbburne. It may vote a* a unit fur Blaine on the initial ballot, bnt BACU DELEGATE WILL DB FREE to exercise bis own Judgment,'and, according to the talk to-night, will be expected not to sacrifice party interests to sny personal preferences. Even the strongest Blaine men bat they prefer the dele gates should consult with other States, and not be too strongly committed to any candidate. Tbs proposed compromise between the Davis and Ram sey men would certainly heal ail division in the party In this Slate. snscEiiiiAinsous. HEDRAEKA REPUBLICANS. Fremont, Neb., May 23.—The Republican Convention convened here this afternoon. On account of two coantics having contested dele gations, the Committee on Credentials were un able to report to-ulgbt. The Convention ad journed till morning. IN GENERAL. AT WASHINGTON’. TUB FBRSLDBNT*S I'UEFBIIISNCB FOB VIOB-rm»- IDBNT. Special Dispatch to The Tribune Washington, D. May 23.—The President b atdd to have snggosted tho names of McCra ry, of lowa, and Senator Alcorn, of Mississippi, as his favorite candidates (or the Vicc-Prctd deucy. THE CONKLTNO PIIOOBiWXB. The theory of those who take the Conkltng view of the Cabinet change Is that It evidently means to secure to Mr. Conkllng at the opening of the Cincinnati Convention tho votes of New York, Pennsylvania, and all, or nearly all, of ths Southern States. The expectation proba bly is to secure all except Kentucky, which will go to Ur. Bristow, and Delaware, which has but six votes. If this plan ta successful, Mr. Coukling will thus have U 34 to begin with, beside* the scat tering velcs from other fatales, and there would be little doubt of bis nomination. Of course tbeeu votes would not appear on the first ballot, as prob ably a considerable part of the South will want to give Ur. Morton and Blaine a complimentary vote. PRESIDENTIAL NOTES, OSKDIDATBS AT TUB Oimtl BRISTOW OF KBKTOCKT—MORTON OF INDIANA—CONKUNQ OF MBW TOEK-TUUUMAN OF OUIO—UATAUU Of deuawaub— pavis of xlunois—otube CANDIDATES NAMED—WUO CAM WIN! Sptelai QamspcnJence of Ths Tribune. Washington, D. C., May 3t—There la much talk here about thu disclosure* made by the In- Tuatlgatlug Committee*, the reduction of sala ries, the circulation of silver 6ulu, Impeachment, and other Congressional topics; but the subject of subjects, par excellence, Is the approaching Presidential election. As Aaron’s rod, trans formed Into a serpent, swallowed up tho ser pents transformed from the rods of the wiao men and sorcerers of Egypt, so this Presidential question swallows np all other questions here. In twenty-four weeks hence, the election will take place, and, before six weeks have passed away, we shall know who arc to bo the standard bearers of the opposing hosts. It Is natural, therefore, that great Interest should be token in the approaching struggle here, where a large majority of the promlncntly-talkcd-of candi dates are so well known. BENJAMIN HELM BRISTOW has more warm friends and more bitter foes among tbe Republicans, and excites more appre hensions among the Democrats, than any one else. The proceedings of the recently-held Kentucky Stale Convention bave the true ring of tbe glorious old Chicago Wigwam in I 860; and tho certainty that Bristow, should he be nominated, can carry Union principles Southward again by en abling tbe Republican* to carry Kentucky, sorely troubles tho old Bourbon Democratic leaders, who want to make ekln-color the only political distinc tion among Southern gentlemen. Ue Is equally haled by the plunderers and thieves that bang on the flanks of tbe Republican party, whose plotaand schemes he has boldly exposed. Yonng, stalwart, and active, Bristow's mind, as robust as bis body, pi' es him the physical courage to combat crime, no matter who may be the criminal. Of course, his discharge of duty has gained him the hatred of tho-u who hong about tbe White Rouse; and Sen ators who have exercised Imperial and imperious authority know well that he would, If President, exclude from office the horde of political Hessians who has brought so much disgrace open the present Administration. Mr. Bristow resembles, Id many respects, Gen. Jackson. lift never shirks responsibility, or ex cuses wrongdoing; and. if his warm and generous temper sometimes Cuds expression in positive words. Like sunshine broken in a rill. Though gone astray, 'Us sunshine atill. His ardent naturcncvercherisbes rceentnient; and. although he has hcun for some years exposed to the seductive influences of thin Metropolis, he seems to have preserved the original elements of his Kentucky nature in their primal strength. Those who are admitted to his unpretending home forget bis public achievements in the spotless char acter of his private character, his social wit and humor, his thorough khowledge of men and things, and his withering denunciations of all that is mean or ungenerous. While he has a Just solicitude fur his own character, he has steadily refused to be re garded as a candidate seeking the Cincinnati nomi nation, and whatever honest Republican may he selected there In preference to him will receive bis hearty support. TUB CONGRESSIONAL PRESIDENT-MAKERS of ail parties are opposed to Bristow; sod it Is one of the aboard pretensions of those who arc installed on tin- Copitohne 11111 that President-making is one of (heir * * privileges," which they regard as above the law of the land as sdtninlKtercd by Courts of Justice. The Senate hoa always been prolific In Presidential candidate*; and this ycor any one vis iting its reporters' gallery, up behind the chair of the presiding officer, sees before him, seated mid way up on ttic right and the left sides nf the main aisle, two Republicans whose names will be promi nent at Cincinnati.— the senior Senator* from New York and from Indiana. OLIVER P. MORTON, now In his 5-Id year, would anywhere attract otten tlon, as a man possessing great intellectual strength Heavily built, with o massive bead squarely set on bis shoulders, black hair, keen black eyes, and a firm uuder-Jaw, his features are expressive of a strong will that never wuvera, a combative dispo sition, and great reasoning powers. lie Is unfortu nately partially deprived of tho arc of bis legs, which obliges him to use two canes when be walks, and. when he stands op to speak, he leans with one band upon a temporary support. lie is a powerful debater,—reminding old stagers of Daniel Webster as tie throws down the gauntlet In defiance, and clearly defines his positions with consecutive and eulmiuative force. Especially is he aroused when the rights of the emancipated negroes are assailed, or those who sustain them at the Bouth arc de nounced. Then be appears like an angry Vulcan, forging and launching thunderbolts of oratorical power. Ills sentences ore round and fall; bis style of argument is vigorous, convincing, and consecutive; and bis voice thrills through the Sen ate-Chamber like tlie magnetic fluid along the electric wire. When War-Governor of Indiana, Senator Morton secured the devoted support of hundreds of devoted friends, who are always ready to respond to his call. United States Treas urer New Is his right-hand man; but, should he be nominated. Col. Foster, now Minister to Mexico, —u man of great executive political ability and ex perience,—will come here to run the campaign. ROSCOB COKKLINO la emphatically a handsome roan. In the prime of life,—he la 40 years of age,—whose tall, stalwart form, without an ounce of superfluous flesh, nolle* elegance with strength. lie is, since tbe death of Charles Sumner, the most faultlessly—not foppish* ly—dressed man in Congress. Much of hia sandy hair has been taken by 'rime, and ctcq tbe curled forelock, which tbo caricaturists have made famous, has lost much of Its original proportions. lie always cornea Into the Senate a little late, and la apparently absorbed, much of the lime, with bis correspondence, or the documents on bis desk; yet there la no more attentive listener to what transpires In tbe Senate. Ue seldom speaks; but, when he does take the floor, attitudes, manner. and gestures recall the historic bearing of Ileury Clay. Like that Great Commoner, bis voice gives no ’*uncertain sound," os It rings forth with a bugle-like clearness, or sarcastically hisses with coulerapU lie stands in denote as the Achilles of political warfare, haughty la bis confidence, and neither asking nor giving quarter. In his Presidential aspirations, Mr. Conkllng knows that be bos the sympathy and (be support of Simon Cameron, of the wealthy Sharon and Jones, of Frellngbayscn, and of a dozen other Senators, each a power In his respective State. Tbe wealth, the ability, and the b'hoys of Uiu Empire State will be repreaeuted at Cincinnati by hundreds of workers; and nothing that can help bis chances now Is left undone by L. S. Grunt. ALLEN a THHRMAN. Ouo of the back row of comic chairs, on tiro Democratic side of the Senate Chamber, is occu pied by that venerable sou of Virginia, Allen G. Thurman. Ue Is one of the oldest benders, having entered his (kid year, and has a “good old gray head " and beard, with a frank, jkwlUvu face, a manly bearing, und a bluff appearance in his suit of homespun, which would gain him admission Into any Lodge of Grangers. He is a believer in (he reserved rights of the States, yet be acknowl edges the delegated powers of the Federal Govern ment. and Is an especial champion of the rights of the citizen. A lawyer by profession, bo generally Sreases Lis views at great length, and with ter a dngm»tta,manner.—oecsstimally taking snuff, and using a red bandana handkerchief with stentorian cflooh. As a debater, bo has great power, dashing in Ilka a dragoon, and dealing heavy blows without stlul upon those Senators wbo op- Soso trim. He Is especially effective when he pours own withering showers of denunciation upon the Administration, withering some of bin adversaries urosnd him with bis ready wit, and blasting others with bis sarcasm. U was cruel to data pen the pros pects of each a man with 1 * roaring old Bill Allen, M Els undo. THOMAS FRANCIS DATAJtD, the remaining member of the Senatorial quartette of aspirants for nomination, occupies tbe next seat but one to Mr. Ttmnnaa, and U bis assistant as a lejulcrof the Democratic Senators. Us is a year older ttian Mr. Conkllng, but is in no way distin guished in personal appearance, except (bat bis eyes are very weak. Liu voice is rather monoto nous, sod bis gestures an not pleasing; hot ho is a finished scholar, a good reasuncr, and no im petuosity of declamation ever drives blm to the use of vulgar Invective or obloquy. Descended from on old Federal family, his political views are of tbe progressive Bourbon stomp, forgetting nothing, yel learning something as the world moves on. Fixed tat his opinions, firm lu bis pur pores, and stern to tbelr o location. hla political' march la always onward. Like to IbePnnQcßca, Whose toy current and compulsive course Knows no retiring ebb. Balmont and the other wmJthy New York bank ers arc bis baokrxs. and be will nave a etruug vote at St. Louis, an matters now look. Ua U simple In his tastes, occupying a pleasant bouse next that of Senator Rdmonda, on Highland terrace, where bis wife and daughter aid him iu dispensing hospi tality to his many friends. DAVID DAVIS la not now on the Bench of (he Supreme CXmrt. ta the Judges of that high tribunal have dispersed to their respective Circuits; but he bae left on active following here, who urge hie nomination, either at Cincinnati or at St Louis. Prominent among thusu who checkmated Mr. Seward in the Chicago Convention of IKK), and secured the nomination of Abraham Lincoln, Judge Davis has since been an earnest aspirant for the vote of ouch and every Convention. He come near defecting Horace OtveUy at Cincinnati four yuan since; and now quite a respectable eunbe-r of Democrats proclaim him (he muet available man to receive their votes; while a few Republicans say, "Why lei the Dem ocrats have him I "—Just os John Woslcy had hymna ■ottosome popular uln belonging to driuktug Sungs, saying, 1 * Why should we let thu Devil have the tieat (linear* But 1 fear (hat Judge Davis will die, ae the late Chief-Justice Chase did. an earnest but disappointed aspirant for Presidential honor*. JAMBS a BLAUiV, of the State of Mains, U tbs mint prominent Ccn>- gresekmal Hepreaentatlvi) ou the Presidential slstes, and be Is naturally one u( the Ant men that a stranger who vUiU (be Ituuoc asks to have shown him. lu the prime of Ufc. with a noble physical development and one of those Urge nuaea which Uonaparto said only belonged to men of gUnl lu* telleiU, the ex-apeaker seldom addresses the House without making a point by bis readiness of rejoinder and bis power* of extcinuuraueous ora* lory. -Thu recent attacks upon him have bad their nttoct, and, while timii^ PRICE FIVE CENTS. catta*. himself, he haa evidently fait that £ prospect* for nomination wonld not bo bctU by the evidence* of bU alliances with th« pea £"* .road ••operations " of the past tan years. No an doubt, after what has been made pnb 11c, z Col. Tom Scott, Jay Gould, and that class of fz. .torn, are all anxlons to ace Illalne elected Pre'-; it When the canvass waa first commenced, the- apaper men here were nearly all prompted by -> jprlt-de-corps to snatnln Mr. Illalne, who la in editor. lint somehow he has disgruntled soi = - J the foremost of them, and now ho hardly gee: .’air abow In the newspaper*. Hl« great op however, Is the senior Senator from New and, should Blaine be nominated, tty ’onkllng Influence would not be over* of itly exerted to gain him void In miq Empire State. Meanwhile, he la nf work,—brain, heart, and son U—end ho Is earnestly supported hy Representatives Halo and Frye, >A his own State. The spontaneous movement In Massachusetts, which resulted In the election of a majority of Bristow delegates. Instead of a solid delegation for Blaine, was a serious set-hock, and In other States Morton has secured many delegates where Blaine had expected to sweep the board. But Blaine has lota of pluck, plenty of money, hosts of friends, and great personal magnetism. He may hare to throw up the sponge, but Ue will light gomey anti) the last moment. POSSIULB CANDIDATES. Having occupied eo much space to alluding ta the men at the Capital who are In the front rank of Presidential candidates. 1 can only make mention of Secretary Fish, of Representative William A. Wheeler, and of the Him, E. B. Washbnmc, mil Minister to Franco, as the Republican*! while the Democrats speak of M. C. Kerr. W. R. Morrison, and N. P. Banks, although they evi dently have strongerpro/erencra forTilden, Sey mour, or Hancock. Rh blent As the aged Ethl* opean philosophically remarked, “Dc longest pole knocks down the most p’rsimmons;" and, o( the persons above enumerated, only one —and per haps not one—will be Inaugurated as President ol these United States on the otb of March, 1877. Racohtbch. LOUISIANA. A CAKVAB3 0F TUB SITUATION—CANDIDATES FOl GOVERNOR—MARSHAL PACEARD’B WAY OP OB TAINING A CONVENTION OF “THE PEOPLE”— TUB MISSISSIPPI POLICY TO BB ADOPTED 1)1 TUB WRITE LEAGUE. Special Corrvprmdenre e/ The Tribune. New Orleans, May 18.—“W1k> willbelbf next Governor of Louisiana! n Is now the que» tlon of all others most frequently ashed by thoei who take an interest In State politics In this dty. It Is a question much easier asked than answered It is surrounded by eo many contingencies and possibilities that, at the most, one can only com lecture os to the result. To state those couth* gcucles and possibilities, and leave the reader U do his own guessing, Is all that I shall attempi to do in this letter. THB REPUBLICANS hare called two Convention?,—one to meet fa this city on the 30th of Slay, for the purpose oi electing delegates to the National Republican Convention ut Cincinnati, and the other to mccl June 27, to nominate State and Congressional candidates, to be voted for next falL Tho delegates to the Conventions have nearly all been elected, and I believe that In no instance have they been instructed os to what candidates they shall vote for. The Conventions will be composed of at least three-fourths colored dele gates. The principal candidates in the Held for (ha Republican nomination for Governorarc ex-Oov. IL C. Warmoth,Marshals. U. Packard,and State Sen* alor Thomas C. Anderson. The principal candidates for Lieutenant-Governor arc C. C. Antoine, the pres* cot incumbent; cx-Gov. P. B. S. Pincbback, and James Lewis. ail colored. In addition to these, about half the other colored politicians in tha State, who have achieved either renown or noto riety. are candidates,—it having been settled by prccident, and la now tacitly agreed that the Re- ■ publican candidate for Governor being white, tha candidate for Lieutenant-Governor shall be col ored. Thus this State has bad sines Re construction a constant succession of colored Lieutenant-Governors, comprising Duns, Finch back, and Antoine. It mnst be admitted that they all presided over tho Senate with dignity and abill- ty. The question of who shall be Lieatenant-Oorem* or has necessarily, from the complexion of th« delegates, a strong bearing upon the question o? who shall bead the ticket; end this fact will bavo much to do with making WABMOTH BX.-OOV a formidable candidate before tbc Convention, through Pinchbeck, who is working, for Warraotb, end who will have the second place on the ticket If Wsrmulh La nominated. Plncbback la, without doubt, tbe strongest colored man la the State, nnd be Is on particularly bad terms with Marshal Pack* ard and nearly all the white leaden In the party. So bo has made a combination with Wonnoth, who, notwithstanding he went off with tbe Greeley inurement in 18TJ. la esteemed very highly by a large proportion of the Republicans in tbo State; and, If they are not successful In secur ing tbe nominations, they will certainly prove a rcry acrious obstacle In the way of the aspirations of other candidate. The Influences which will Ul UUICI WllUJllft c*. 4 IIV lUMU.MVVfI "Ml.u „J • i work In favor of Gor. Wannotbare Ida popularity with the colored people, his experience, and bfa known personal courage, from which It Is believed that be would conduct a vigorous canvass, and not allow the party to be dragooned into a minority by tbc rough-riders of lied Hlver, and not depend for a majority upon the tabulation of the lie turning Board. It bos been stated that MARSHAL PACKARD is no longer a candidate for Governor, bat the statement must be taken with some grains of allow ance. 11 la known that Sir. Packard bos been talked of as a candidate for a year or two, and that, as Chairman of tbe State Central Committee, he has bad abundant opportunity to advance bis interests. In proof of the fact that ho has so advanced his interests, I can state that, in a irge number of parishes, presumably through the iflucuce of Mr. Packard, the Parish Central Com- mittee. whose duty it was to call Parish Conven tions to elect delegates to tbe State Convention, have instead •• elected," or rather appointed, tbo delegates themselves,—thus doing away with ovon the formality of giving “tbe •peoplo ,r a voice In the Government. Onu often bears of tbc farce of primary meetings, etc.; but Ido not remember to nave before beard of doing away entirely with such fundamental preliminaries to popular elections. This Idea of taking from the raok-and-Ale of Uio party the responsibility of choosing its representa tives Is so popular a one with the Chairman of tbo State Central Committee, and with soma other of tbe managers of tbe party, that It was seriously proposed that the Stale Cen tral Committee should appoint tho delegates to the Cincinnati Convention, instead of calling a State Convention for that purpose; and the plan was only lost lu the Committee by a very few votes. It will readily be seen that. In a Slate Convention largely made up in this way, Mr. Packard, having created It,ought to be able to control It; and. It bo wants to ba the Republican candidate for Govern or, there does not seem to be any sufficient reason why bo should not receive tbs nomination from his own Convention. In pus of Ur. Packard's nomi nation, James Lewis will probably be tbs nominee fur Lieutenant-Governor. THOMAS C. ANDERSON— or *'Tmn Anderson,” u he U familiarly known tbreaahont the Stuto—is a mao of reputed great wraith, and of unbounded popularity In hie own flection, lie has repl«*enl«d tils parish—EL Landry —inUwtfisteticualefoc about twenty years, ana «m until ISTi a Democrat. At that time, vben the legislative adhereuta of McEnery formed thniisolvca into a separata Legislature, Senator Anderson cut hla fortunes with the Republicans, and remained, with the legal Legislature. In the titate-ltouac. Aa an evidence of bn popularity Id hla own pariah, it may bo stated that, la conee 3ueuc« of his action on this occasion, Senator An* erwon became the object of no and of abuse by the Democratic papers hi Now Orleans, and was cen sured by rueolutioa and otherwise la Democratic inaso-meetings. Tbe Mcllaery Senate formally ex pelled him from ha seat, and “Uov.” McEncry ordered hi election to HU the vacancy. The Tar* UhefSL Landry la atrougly Democratic, and it was thought an easy matter to elect the right sort of a man. Senator Anderson, bow ewr, announced himeeU an a candidate, and was elected by a heavy majority ever his straight-out Democratic oppo nent: bat be never pot in an ap pearance In UcEnery's Senate, and never Intended to. hjnea Chat time be La« acted with the llepubllcau party, althou<b I be lieve he baa never in a public manner avowed him self a Republican. 110 wae. and Is, a member of thu Returning Board. Senator Anderson la a shrewd poliliaan, and will nstarmlly attract to his support the native white Uepublicanfl of the State, ma well an a large following of colored people who do not think that the utUve HepubUcoua bava had a fair show heretofore. A movement la quietly on foot—ft ts reported with the sanction of Gov. Kellogg—to place In imininwti n » for Governor on the Republican ticket OIU(. CYHUS UDSSBT, • gentleman of extremely Conservative views, and ouo held lu very high esteem iu this community. Gen. ilusaey served with distinction lu the Federal army during the War, and at lie close embarked in business in this city, where be hae since conducted one of Its largest and must respected produce and commission houses. lie has no active part in politics, but received a few compliment* ary voles for the office «f Doited State* Senator from the Heßnery Legislature in UTC, at tba time McUUieo was finally elected. Qeo. Bn*< a-y Is at present President of the Chamber of Commerce. It is claimed (hat, if Oen.BoaaeyU Dominated, he will receive the vote of a Urge pro* portion of the business-taco of this city, as well as a fair there of the Conservative voters of the State. rossißiuiixs. Among tbs other names which bats been tloned u> connection with tbs ©flics are tboss of Q«a. A. & iiadgex, «bo wu shot 'ssfcod tine* U 'M

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