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New York Weekly World (Newspaper) - March 3, 1880, New York, New York THE WOULD NEW MARCH CONKUNGS New York s Favorite Son Forced to Come Forward in Person nnd Persundo tho Convention to Instruct for February openillonse was well tilled at tho session ft the liepuoilcan Mate Convention and Interest was mani fested in Its Ulnlnc delegates did not ascertain until Mils morning Hie real plan or the muclilnc In tlie selections of delegates ns It was too lino to concentrate tliolr nil they did at their consultation lust night was to decide to oppose any move on the pare of the machine which looked like crowding the minority to contest every lu pursuing t his course in tho convention anil In opposing nearly every move of tho on suspicion there was something wrong under the lllalue side clearly lost frittered away nniin of heir strength and ttMca to score n Stephen of New nominated for temporary Chairman diaries of The nomination was received with applause and was mode James lerry and Wren were appointed General Curtis offered the following That the delegates ot the several Congressional districts requested to report to this convention tho names oC two delegates selected by them represent such district In tiie National Republican to he held In Chicago June in accordance with the call lor such convention and according to the tisane heretofore practised in Kepubllcun conventions in t General Arthur offered the following as a sub stitute That the delegates from each Con gressional district Ue requested to report for the act Ion ol the convention the namesot two aeleaeites and two alternates to the National and that a committee of one trora each Judicial district he appointed by the CUalr to report lor the action of tho convention tho names of four delegatcsatlarge and four alternates to the national Forstersald he would like to understand the d Ifference between the substitute ot the gentle man from New York and the resolution of the gtntleman from It ho rightly un derstood the substitute that If the action by district delegations Is not to a majority ot the convention their power of selecting their own delegates can be taken from if that Is not the he would like to have the gentleman disown He believed each district had the right to name Its own and said Siy district of Westehestcr has selected unanimously William Robertson and Ilusted to represent us at we believe you mean what you that we should have a Presidential candidate beioro whom rebellion dare not raise Its horrid We be lieve that James Blalno Is such a Oreat and lonecontinued Wo believe that what tills convention has to do with Congressional delegates Is precisely what the Governor has to do with the election of members of We believe that thisrconventlon has no right to select any other than the men nominated by I have always been a hut when I llua llepublicnns In league with Democrats In Kings County forthe purpose of changing the delegates in three districts of Kings then I believe that what you have said about the Republican party pertains to Its past and not to its Forster moved to amend Arthurs sub stitute by striking out the words for the action ot the General Curtis said he would withdraw his res olution If General Arthur would withdraw the words General Arthur refused to withdraw tha It would be lie to present a report of nominations to the convention without giving the right to act on He should stultify hlm seK if he withdrew the General Arthurs substitute was then of offered the following That the delegates from tha several Congressional districts he empowered to nominate and report for the action oltue convention Prealdeu tlol electors for their respective and that the state committee be empowered to till vacau cles which may hereafter occur in the electoral and that the committee be appointed by the Choir far the purpose of reporting me names of delegates at large to the National Convention do also report the names of two electors at The Blame men were encouraged uy the strength exhibited In tho applause at the morning and returned in the aiternoon ready to renew the The Committee on Contested Seats ratified the action by which Conkllng carried the Utlca the Albany snap Judgment and the Jour dan and Worth deaf by which six antiGrant delegates elected In Brooklyn were ruled and Grant wno had not been Tho report of the Committee on was called for and presented by who took tho stage and real as follows The Republicans of the state of New as sembled to appoint delegates to represent them In the National reaffirm the principles and patriotic purposes of the Republican party heretofore declared and faithfully acted upon equally impressed with tho responsibility now devolved upon declare that the safety of the nation is again imperilled by the virulent and un lawful efforts of the Democratic party to overawe ana subvert State as represented by the its leaders In Maine and in several of the Southern thereby Intended to secure con trol of the General Government by deeds o vio lence and fraud and in defianceot carefully con stituted Judicial In the presence of ihese gravo and threatening dangers it is the duty of the Republican party of tBe In Its united to meet and prevent them and to this mindful ol their great responsibility In the coming Presidential centest and of the fact that It must be determined by the electoral vote of tlielr they hereby solemnly pledge to tue Repub licans ol other States their ability to cast It for Ulysses We declarethat in him we repose absolute trust lor his his fidelity to his serene Judgment and solid his varied and for the uniform success that has ever attended his efforts In securing the grandeur and prosperity of our com mon For these and because we are satlslled that in him the North and decidedly greet a candidate deserving of Its we present him as entitled to the suffrages of every patriotic We also de clare that the objection to a third Presidential term applies only to a third consecutive and is utterly inapplicable to the reelection ot General who Is and has been a private absent from the destitute of all Presi dential or official influence or and whose election must be by the free choice of the by those Influences which alone give if any there to that objection there That the Republicans of New Yorlc believe the reelection of Ulysses Grant as Presi dential candidate of urgent and the delegates this day assembled are called upon and instructed to use their most earnest and united eHorts to secure his stumbled at the words unaided By these and a delegate shouted Hurrah for Maine 1 when long coullu ueo cheering Stoughton sold I shall report this without making any A enough ot read for the Instruction of the anfl not for my own 11 Forster arose and said in that part of the resolution where the vote 01 tho State is pledged to the sup port of Ulysses Grant 1 move to amend by sub stituting the name of James Applause IB that portion ot the resolution where there are any instructions or where there Is any recog nition of a third I move to strike it all I did not mean to say much en this It does not seem to that the Important questions presented by this resolution and the amendment should be disposed of entirely after hearing from a gentleman who represents a constituency which has fifty or Democratic majority behind hut that this question should be settled by the He publican counties of tho I want to Hear from the Republican counties ol the and I am prepared to vote in this conven tion and not only cordially but In the bellel that their Judgment is with the ma jority ot the Republican I great doubts of the soundness of Re publican poutlcianswho come from districts which cost a Democratic vote and who are in affiliation with John Kelly or Boss 1 apprehend that such kinds of alliances lor Re publicans tend to Introduce the tactics of those two bosses and that sort of management in the Republican party where it does not I understand that this convention has ratified the acts of the districts and of the committees in respect to the county of I warn gentlemen thatthey look to it that by such action they have not very seriously impaired the vote which Grant wll get from If those gentlemen have any notion that Kelly or McLaughlln are going to help them elect let them go ahead In that In the heart ot the Republican voters of this State James Blalnelflthemanof those who are prominently before the people who stands General of spoke In sup port of Forsters The was put on Forstert amend Conkllng rose ana was greeted pro longed applause and cries of PlatformI but he his place on the lloor and spoke as follows I now and when honored with a seat in a Republican that I might cast a vote on every question agreeing with every other member of the I would hardly hope in any case that I might cast a vote satisfactory to who at tend in the galleries of conventions and attend as outsiders at 10 impress upon the members the Idea that the convictions expressed by clamor and applause ore the convic tions of Republican Presi I cannot vote wiyi tue gentlemen from West cheater and New I cannot vote with any man proposes now to fritter away and squandei la tue presence of a great emergency the Imrirtnl nnd overtoppingInfluence of tho krent State of New The elec tion infore Is destined to lo memorable when you nnd 1 may he for the desperation of tho not oulv liiluro the people hnve deeliled but 1 tenr nftimnrds It is Hie hist olectloti to occur tinder n census which gives nnd un lawful rotter 1 Bay undue nnn UB liiwftil power because ivery colored pemm Is counted uiswcii and yet the colored vote Is trampled and I his iirrangcnicntiNlvcs to the Southern States but fortyfeven electoral votes less than a A new count Is about to take new appor tionment Is uboulto be madefairly The sceptre will Ue taken from the latelv In Iclllon ami it will pass to the and tothy But with n Democratic President next time mil a Democratic congress to muke all tinno you will nave an tiider which the Republican party may not carry his country ugnln lor ten or twenty More A close however may lead to a llspuud electoral count and open the door to a ram of evils which no prophet can The Choice of the next President In the hands or u Democratic A tlaw found in a single elec ornl certhlctite ot uny with cllhw of these Ui mccrutic houses to count and he result is given into the hands of the House of the election must be uinde States and what do you see Although the House Is counted by States it Is He And 1 venture to Kay or who wus elected by morn than two thousand ma of tire marked tur dtsi be deprived of their Why Because they hold UKcutting vote luiliclrUclc Minnesota has n majority or Democratic iniinliors and Indiana has a majority or Demo cratic awl if the election of President s thrown Into the the vote being in ken by the election of Slid Democratic Ireil clentls I say thus that I may not seem to use the language or exaggeration when 1 say thai the eleotlon before in its lasting results and In Its Is to bn perhaps lifter we may he In a crisis like with New York the pivotal State New whose vote Is to make the next President of the United hue she no opinion no opinion to declare to the Republicans ot other States who Is the man In a crisis like this Let me ask the question as to New Have the Republicans of New York no opinion In the presence of such a among the men Republi cans can Is most certain to be elected most certain to be lawfully and peaceably seMcd after he Is elected lor what is this conyenUon held Is It merely to listen while the delegates from several Congressional districts Inform tin convention who the districts arc going 10 send to the National Js It for Unit that 500 the selected pride of the Republican partv of have come Jiero to meet together I think Common and usages o both parties answer the Isthe ofllceof a delegate Is It a man to go to a convention representing others and then determine us he individually prefers and chooses what he will do 1 President a delegate Is an He hus a principal behind if he IB faithful Ue noes to represent that My honorable friend ircm Senator nods and I expected to hear from us I did with pleas that ir he accepted the commission ot a con vention which uad indicated what he was to would never violate that let me say frankly or myself that if any however re spect were presented to this convention who would declare or who would prove recreant to Its let alone Its I would never vote lor him us a delegate to any we are here to express to Republicans in other States who are longing to know the Judgment of the Republicans ol New If we are here to express to them our opinion In this and If delegations ire to go to represent not tlielr own will but the will and Judgment ot those behind what Is the whift wfltild be the cowardice of our mnniully saying what we believe Next year we win need two I mean when we come to have counted tho electoral votes we shall need two it unmistakable a man with the country behind a man in whom this noble country hits so much conil lence that ho revolutionary plot or conspiracy will uplift its hand to strike down tils In the name of the history of the las fltteen years of war and of looking over all of those tragic evcmts while the country has been rocked as n the throes of a political who Is ask every member of this conven tion to Iny his mind on his heart and is there In this broad land upon whose upon whose upon whose character and strength the Rc lubllcan party and the nation more than upon any other can safely repose and cries of Grant If there is such a I will fall short In the duty assigned to me by tue seat with which my constituents have honored me every oilier mumber of this convention will fall short In his duty if there be such a if wo do not express our judgment and our convictions how historydoes re peat I and you when Abraham Lincoln was ind you remember what preceded that The lights we see the Bounds we hear were all seen and heard Newspaper jeople took canvasses of the people and round tiua threefourths of them were opposed to Anybody but Anything to beat Lfu Conventions wore held in which tho gal leries and with that modesty and that courtesy always observed on such laughter and to Impress and mislead conventions with the Idea that nubile judgment was Abraham The Mopie knew Everybody knows botlcr than You may have In a and Uepublican an able corps of trained ofll clnls you may have men with their salaries lu their camped in a particular political district and making their headquarters In the carrying on an active campaign on the hlguroads and byromls for a particularly ft the roads are bad or the snow Is and you may produce f rotn dis trict an antiGrant or an antiLincoln lou may go Into a metropollcan district you may nave the question ralrly stated and an overwhelming and unmistakable verdict for Ulysses then you may lind from that very district a delegation so skil fully brought to nass that a majority of them are against and you may see a distinguished delegate from that district rise In open convention and serve notice upon the others that If they un dertake to throttle or stifle the real voice of that district he will revolt In open All that may The ahallowa murmur while thudeepaaie down below this liuttering deep down In the hearts and Judpment of the wiser than words of if I may say It without than of any other member of this is the the Judgment the conviction ot the masses of Republicans New York and ot other Judgment of the Republicans of New i ork as to the one single question before thin con to whoso hands can we most safely commit that banner so resplendent with illustrious achievements What is the i of tie Republicans of New York Does any man hear me who doubts 1 Does not this conven tion overwhelmingly answer that question 7 Do we not know tnat the Judgment and convictions of our constituents is that ttie safest man arncmV all the eminent men in the Republican the safest as a candidate In the afterwards to be peaceably and quietly Is that man who carried the flog through the storm of battle and having been tested and has been touud worthy of the confidence and admiration of the American people No thirdterm objection to The ob jection to a third term is that the ioocunaut to the Presidency can wield his official power to renomlnate and elect This man Is a private citizen he has no official patronage or power he has been absent tn distant aWo even to exert his indivi dual influence upon The official patronage let me I apeak in the hearing of men who know official patronage of the has not heen used for Laughter and friendship for Grant Is not and it has not been for more than three years a to oniclal favor therefore no man can suppose that the damrer of employing official Influence applies in a caseTlke there is nothing of The statutes of our State forbid in all the sixty counties ot the State the reelection ol a Why For fear that holding in his hands the instrumentalities of tne Sheriff he may wield them for oppression in order to reiilect himself but was it ever that when a man who had been Sheriff had been out of office lor a term of years that you might not re nominate and reiilect him in this blessed County of which we who live hero regard beg pardon of my frleudsas the moat en lightened and correct spot on in county of Onelda a man who had been Sheriff before bos more than after another term had been ronomlnated and re and nobody ever thought of an objection to Although there is a lunatic asylum in this district thatf has 700 and all those advantages and no man waa ever heard or heard of that supposed that the rule or the reason of It applied to such a can I do not want to seem Blessed with the gift of I am glad to know that some otners have therefore I believe that there Is a man who more certainly than any other can win in this next i believe lie can poll a larger vote in tuetttateol New York than another manwhose name I can I Believe more Republicans are for him than lor any other Republican and I believe that more Democrats will vote for him than will vote lor any other 1 believe that U the name ol any man can break into the solid phalanx ol the South and carry either North south Alabama 01 one ot which IB a Uepublican State us much aa la be lieve u there be one man the lustre and glory of whose the power ol whoae position com mands tue confidence not only ol white men but of those were painted black by Natures brueU and who bad the loyalty and filth to dins to the nag in the dark work tor flght few It nml pray for ifthere bo any on this IOtstool whom the whiles mid the blacks at tho South cherish hi tbplr that man Is Ulysses this omereency Is greater than nn mnn and rises far above iimbltloii and or even the fnte of any It is to honor but it Is because I believe that inn country nnd the party need Neither Grant nor any other mnn who owes alle giance lo this nation has the right to refuse the use of his name nt a time like It Is because ot tho need of iimt name and not because of tlio wnnt of others whom I would gladly m honored i give my voice and my vote In fuvor of se lecilng him ns the man In whom we look ing 1o success in tho election and looking to safety and pence 1 nave indicated at more length than ns necessary that I shall vote gladly for every word of the report made to this conven tion ununtinmiulf by the committee appointed for that 1 shall vote against all amend 1 shall vote lor the resolution calling upon the delegation to themselves earnestly nnd unitedly lo carry out the Judgment of the conven 1 shall dn believing that no man win at ccpt a commission for this convention meaning totnimple upon Unit I slmll for It because I would not soe llij Um pire lost utterly In her Influence In the National think of It a The election depends upon New She Is to vote us a and her vote Is lo bo so She linn the and It will be conceded to to exert a most controlling Influence on the election of a can litil suppose she goes there with her scvcnty more limn any Btuii will or can CUM In tlic Every man is a law unto like a or a company fwlnir Into buttle In pinie 01 all liring every man llres when he pleases and wiierc lie the members of this thus and offset euch How proud we should teel on the iollcnll com ing downto the letter New York is culled and fOUit1 or licrdelcguUH for one mnn and some for ftnd when ihe count comes to be in If they virtually neutralized other and left Ihe rollcall where it was nnd then comes In little patriotic Now where they dont have so many pangs and fears as some of us where they will go with a united knowing that unity Is going us a band ol brothels lo carry tho wishes of her i lu comes little New Hampshire and caste ten and she determines tho Would not the Republicans of the Kmpire state feel proud In I be presence of such an event A Hardly Presi At un inclement season of the year the Re publican pitrly hns sent up here her her wisest nnd her best Wo know tho overwhelming ludgmeutoi the Republicans of this Let us state it honestly and nnd If anv nmn Ls put I upon the delegation lo go to despite he fiction ol this convention which gives him his can Justify or excuse himself In turn1 ng his back upon It and seeking to defeat the ob for which he is let that delegate answer to himself nnd to those to whom he deems Himself All that we can do Is to as Re and Democratic conventions alike have lone irom time the as we K llcve It to of those who constituted us and to whom we are motion to amend tho resolution by declaring in favor of the nominee of the Chicago whoever he might was then voted down hy ISO The resolutions were then The Congressional districts worn then called upon to name the delegates to Prestden ml electors nnd members of the State ITomlnent among them are Alonzo Chester Arthur and James Among the delegates nro John GRANT IN His Brilliant Reception at the Capital and His Entertainment CITV oi February via February Grant and party nr rtvcd In this rlly The station nnd sur rounding grounds were brilliantly The band of the Kapadorcs was in attendance also commissions from Ihe the mu nicipality nnd the American There were over ami the street leading fron tire Elation wus blocked vilh couches for a mile In The street along the lino to tho Casn do Mlnerla was lined with double tiles of mounted and tho Rural numbered each bearing a General Grunt passed through this the effect being most At the station the committee of tho Uoverumcat mot General The chairman extended to tho General the welcome of the Govern and then presented tne committee of tUc who tendered him the hospitalities of the capllut liio party then proceeded to the General Grant dined with Minister Foster on Assisting were President several members of the cnclnet and other illbtliigulshcd After tho dinner General Grant received callers uulll after on the same diiy the General wns called upon by all thecniceisollhennny stationed In this The numerous nitrations shown to General Grant by the Mexicans have made a very favorable Im piCKBlon upon himself and party and are highly grntltying to nil Americans In this Generals Grant and Sheridan today attended a banquet given by the American Onn hundred and twenty guests were scaled at the Including many distinguished Jlexicuus and Minister Foster February despatch dated of February says From Chanultcpcc yesterday General Grant to where he visited the beautiful Casas Venanleguos of Hnrron nnd To day he attended the Academy of Flue The Spus llrarieff will give a hall In his honor on the The grand festival Is set for Monday A WESTERN John Charles Solon Joel Police Commissioner Thomas Jucob Unfits llenry John Senator Senator Senator Senator Mc James Senator Thomas Plat Orlando Llcuton mtGoveruor congressman liay Pierce and Loten Among those selected for Presidential electors are At Sownrd and John nnd ns district Uins Isaac Edwin Townsendund Snermau The following were made tho State Committee Jenjnmln Police commissioner Jour Jacob Alderman Michael Police Commissioner Police Justice Jacob Patter Clerk ot Special Sessions Chester Alderman Mc exAssenililyman Chas Senator exAssemblyman k Platt Speaker George superintendent Jolm James Charles Stan Clerk Edward Clerk Vroo Arthur Thomas Kidder Tliomus Barney Heiirv it Theodore The Stute Committee was given power to till The convention at ud ourued sine aii WAS IT ASSEMBLYMAN HAGAN The Man a Very Badly Hurt Policeman Accuses of Slugging At Sunday night OSlIcer Jess of the Twentysecond street as he says dispersing a crowd of young men at the corner o Twentieth street nnd First was struck on tho head and knocked down with some leavy receiving u severe sculp tie has been on force about a Captain ol the Twentysecond Street to he has been attached since his appoint says he 13 anexcellent Ills post ex tends along Twentieth street from Second avenue to the The block between First avenue and Aveuue A Is frequented by the Idlers of the Two weeks ago Carter arrested Hugh Ua a brother of Assemblyman or disorderly and the prisoner was fined 15 nnd hold to Tne cltl in the neighborhood have complained repeatedly to Captain Clinchy of the disorderly conduct di the men who congregate on the and Olllcer Carter was given instructions to keep the corners clear at all The street all along his post was pretty well crowded last but between First avenue and Avenue A there was a stationary srowd which he dispersed several but wnlch quickly gathered A lew minutes before 8 oclock Olllcer Carter ordered them to go They and dared him to drive them He ran at them and they all ran uwny save Hugh llagnn and Assemblyman Please move the ofticer the Captain has ordered me to keep these corners Well move away when we one of the men Wo would like to see you moke us go ihe olllcer says he goodnaturedly remarked tlmthemusl obey his captains orders and pro ceeded to force them Hugh ho promptly seized and ho also says that the Assembly man struck him over the head with a which he believes was a slung him Hugh Hagan let no his hold and the crowd ruslieain andkicked They took his club and pistol tore his uniform nnd left him Ijlng disabled In the A citizen found him and re ported the matter to the Several omcers were sent out and took Carter to tho sta A surgeon was sent and in tho mean time Carter told Sergeant Thompson the story ot his Lute at night he was removed to his residence at aaa hast Twentyfifth nnd when the reporter called was He has a serious wound on the top of his head and tho skull is probably frac His eyes are blackened anl alnwst and his race Is Sergeant Thompson ordered out the reserves and sent thtm to look tor Assemblyman Hagau nnd his brother They werenot at their The special service men of the precinct were detailed to the Central Depot to watch the outgoing Edward flagan rep resents the sixteenth Assembly Ue was elected on the antiTammany but had lonnorly been a strong adherent of Tammany HalL A despatch received at police early this morning states that Officer Carter had been removed to Vincents Hospital in a very dangerous Assemblyman Hasan lives at 336 East Nineteenth Camerons BugleBlast ol War March Grants special trumpeters hore in tho Tiller and making a desperate efforl to bulUoze some of the more timid among theli Memocrallc colleagues from the South by loud as surances of the preparations made and to bo made for sealing next year in the Presi dential oltice whether or Don Cameron actu ally went so fur as to assure a Southern Sonator that ho held In his hand a force of men from who would bo marohod u Washington to inspect the electoral Logan and Teller are lees not teeUng so sure perhaps ol iho funds necessary to move their contingents us Cameron But this Is the sor of thing whispered day after day In the UnluS states senate I A Flghl at a Revival February A teartui light occurred on Thursday night near at a school where nightly religious meetings Have beci held A party ot men attempted to break m as e yei from his and Levl Betcu was proOaW fatally Eight men have been arrested and more arrests are The quarre Bonooi tiy two children from Congress Implored No Longer to Protect Newspapers Out of February petition has been lecelved by Congress from tho Wisconsin Editors und Publishers Associallon praying for the re moval of duties on chemicals and such nther dutia ble articles ns enter into tho manufacture ot Anticipating for It the usual fate of such Oeorge of the appended over his own signature a the evident purpose of which Is to get utlsfaction of Congressln The crlpt accompanies the formal memorial and is as ollows that you have read the resolution It is a upposable case that you will feel that your next duty Is to throw them Into iho waste In ho name of be tho same inoro or I usk you not to lose your hut as it and thlnlc over the highway robbery hut Is being practised upon your unsophisticated lonstltuents by the who are foun dering the As It is now they stand lu he entrance ot tho editorial sanctum aud take the money that comes in on and only illow the publisher the cord wood nnd farm prod By the protection your alleged honorable body affords In the way of they grap le the throat of every newspaper In America and say while the newspaper publisher can only return his chips to tho dealer and Every article that Is used by a newspaper except secondhand ulster overcoats and is protected bv a tariff that makes tho cold chills run up his Another thing thai the association did not pass any resolutions but which they probably vill at tho next If there are enough of hem left outside of the poolhouse to before hey meet on that beautiful is the recent action of the manufacturers of who are en leavoring to screw down the lid of the newspaper coflln which the typefounders are preparing for the In the lost three by their own sweet they have run the price of paper up almost 100 per cent There Is nothing to pre vent them from doing us foreign manufactured aper is kept out of the country by tho Every article that goes Into construction of rag except Tmssweod and has a tarttf on What the newspapers and they believe it Is not an unreasonable is the removal ot the tariff on on on and on all chemicals used In the manufacture of In a tariff on rags If there Is no tariff on rags you better put one unless you remove the tariff on the of tho stun If a tariff Is a good thing you cant have too much of It for whom do you protect Nobody but guttersnipe ragpickers and old maids who save up rugs to buy nnd tin ped ers who trade tin dippers and skimmers occa sionally tor a flour sack full of badsmelling Are the rugpickers nnd old rnauls your principal constituents The newspapers of tho country believe that are entitled to some consideration at your They are In many instances tho instru ments through which many ol you have attained positions you now und they never have rot much ot anything from you except iatent Jiuce reports und agricultural They Save set up nights for you and done dirty work that may bar them out of all participation In the chariot races in the ot the New nnd now they demand that you pro tect them from tho ravages of the typefounding and papermaking grasshoppers before it laever lastingly too Not being one of the literary tellers so touclilnRly alluded to by the great Senator Simon this epistle to you Corinthians may be a little raw and not aspsilshed as itshould but it tries to represent the feelings of the newspaper men of Wisconsin In language that the wayfaring thougn u diabolical ciin and it means Tho newspa pers are desperate uiid while they dont want to go on the they 1eel that they havo been ravished about enough by the different tribes of benellclartes of the Government It you great men will pass a bill to glvo tis you will strike nnd dont you forget AT SEA IN A A Venturous Attempt to Sail from Boston to and How it Herbert Burrlll and Andrew started from Boston on July u last to go to tho Melbourne Exhibition In a small decked boat called the Golden were brought to New York Fri day in the steamer City of from Rio do after having narrowly escaped death by shipwreck and Their boat was ot about ono and a quarter tons and after going out qf harbor they hud pleasant which them to make in the Capo Verde In fiftyeight There they remained twelve days to rest themselves and to lay in a new stock ot and set sail again on September Soon after wards the weather which had accom papled them was replaced by u series of storms which Increased in violence day by and they were obliged to throw overboard manyot their which had been The sen wns so rough that the waves washed over the boat starting the deck covering and mak ing it difficult for the two men to keep their craft from So much ot their stock of provisions had been rendered useless by the salt water that there wns doubt whether or not enough remained to last them until they reached During this lime no vessels were They determined to try to make tho rough weather drove them out of They were exhausted by tholr hard work and want of and they then chanced their course for the coast ot twenty live days Cey lived on coooa and small rations of nnd then when thenprovisions were nearly exhausted and they had almost given up hope of reaching land they sighted a small island eighty miles from the coast of Brazil and Inhabited by They lauded and after remaining among tho nsheraen for a time to rest made They saved nothing except what they had on Walker Suspended from the February ecclesias tical trial of the Charles pastor of the Methodist charged oy his vrtte with having sustained Improper relations with u young woman residing in his family and of neglecting to support his resulted lust night in his Bus pension Irom the ministry and from church privi leges till the meeting of tho annual Petitions for divorce have been tiled by both This will bo remembered as tho casein which tho wife recently arrested In New VorK upon her arrival there from Norwich In company with a ana who was subsequently dls charged by the police Serious Against a February the House 01 Delegates liruce presented amcmorla ot citizens Cunic erlnnd counties iiref erring chn rRCB against judge George A Pearre Associate Judge of the Fourth Judicial Clicul cf the with a view Jo his 1he memorial accuses Judge Pouriu ol receiving tees for legal services iicllng as Judge with sit in judgment in cases In winch he wan per soually interested with using profane andinde cent language upon tne bench and putting the consultingroom of the courrhouso to Impropn The memorial was referred to a speula committee ot Louisiana Republican State Senators in Custody February Senate adopted a resolution suspending Sena tors Demaa wit an1 tuom li custody until turfuer the THE SUPREME inoortant Decisions Rendered Involving State Rights and tho Operation ot Constitutional Mnvch United states Supremo Oourt convened alter a rccestf or our and devoted tho entire afternoon to ho rending of The following important Icclsious were rendered Taylor Straudcr The Into ot Went In error to the Supreme Court of ot West tho ilulntlir In Indicted in tho Ircult Court of Ohio In for When his cnao came up for trial lellled u petition for its removal the United elates Circuit upon the ground that the exclusion of colored cittaens from Juries by tho uct if the State Legislature ot March was irtually a denial of his right to the equal protoc loii of tho Ills petition wns thocasi vent to trial and he was found guilty and Upon appeal the supremo court of West Virginia alllrmetl the The case was thcu brought here upon a writ of the ylnlntllT in error maintaining that he act ot state ex ludcs colored men from Juries is in viola Ion of the amendment to Mm and that Ue was entitled to havu Ws ciiso removed lo the United Stales This after fully cuiutdqrUur the fourteenth aud ihe statute of West vlilch In eirect singles and denies to colored lilzens the right mid privilege of participating In he administration of the law us Jurors because ot heir though quullllcd In nil other s practically n iraud upon alUxeo Ijy tue and Is a discrimination against that race for bidden by the It Is a denial or the iquul protection ot t laws to the race thus ox since the constitution of Juries la n very part of the protection which the trial bv ury is intended to The very Idea ot ii ury Is a body of men composed ol the peers or equals of the person whoso rights it Is selected or ummoned to of persons hav ng the same legal status in society as that winch as the state tnttite secures to every white man the right of nal by a Jury selected from and without dlscrlm nntlon against his raeo and at the same time per ults or requires such discrimination against tho olored man because of his the latter s not equally protected by law with the section of the licvlsed vhlch provides folthe removal of a case tho State to tho Federal courts when the defendant or any reason is denied In the State courts any secured to him by any law providing for the iiual rights of citizens ot the United States Is not n conflict with tho Federal Tho udgment ot the lower Court is with nnd the cause with Instructions o reverse the of the Circuit Court of Ohio Justice Strong delivered the Judges Clinord and Weld 3 Ex parte Commonwealth of This was apetition for a vrtt ot mandamus to compel Judge of tho United States District Court for the Western Dls rict of to restore to the State authorl les two colored prisoners named In llcted In the State courts for muraer and taken by Judge Hives out of tho possession of the State ofll cluls and held for trial in the Federal on he ground that they the prisoners had been de ilcd in tho State tribunuls such a trial by coinpe ent without distinction of race or is the laws of the State guranteed to The ictlon of Judge Hives In removing the ciise of the irisoners to the Federal court was based on section The Court in a long and arelully prepared opinion by Justice icnslders that In connection with sections nnd und holds the object if these as of the Constitution which au hortzes was to place the colored race in re pect ot civil rights upon a level with hey made the rights and civil iid of the two races exactly the the prohibitions ot the fourteenth imeudment have reference to State action ex lusively anil not to any action of private Individ section Ut wus also intended tov tho pro eetlon of the colored race against State action ind that State may act hrsugh different either by its Icglsla its executive or its Judicial and he prohibitions of tho amendment extend to all actions of the State denying equal protcc lon ot tue whether It be action y one of the agencies or bv by virtue or the fifth section of the ouitcenth may enforce the pro ilbltlons whenever they are disregarded by either he tho executive or the Judicial de mrtment ot tho Tho mode of enforcement 3 left to Its It may secure the hat enforce Its recognition by removing tho nse from a State court in which It Is denied into a ederal court where It will be the fourteenth amendment Is broader than the statute authorizes the re Section Ml does not apply to all cases in vhlch equal protection of the laws may be denied to a The removal author zed by the statute is a removal before trial or a llnol To Judicial Infractions of constitutional amendment made utter the trial has commenced section 041 has no appli It was not Intended to reach such cases they wore left to the of this the denial or Inability to enforce n the Judicial tribunals of a State rights secured to u defendant by any law providing for the equal cMl rights ot all persons citizens ot tho United of which section Ml Is if not a dental of such rights or an In ability to enforce resulting from the consti tution or laws of the State rather than a made manifest at the of tho case In other statement has to a legisiatlvo denial or an Inability arising irom The constitution and laws of Virginia do not jxclude colored citizens fvom service on Juries the did not pre sent a casfi tor removal under section defendant in this case moved in tho State Court that the venire 08 so modllled that onethird or some portion ol the Jury should bo composed ot his own The denial ot that nio lilon was not a denial o a right secured to him by any law providing for the equal civil rights ot citi zens of the United or by by any statute or by tho fourteenth A mixed Jury In a particular case Is not essential to the equal pro tection of the It is a right to winch any colored man Is entitled that in the selection of Jurors to pass upon his liberty or property there shall uc no exclusion of his race and no dis crimination ngulnst them because of Ids But that Is a dineront thing from that which was claimed as of right and denied in the State a right to have the jury composed in part ot coloied From these principles It follows that the Federal Court had no rightful Jurisdiction of the und that the writ of mandamus for tho restoration of the prisoners to tho State authorities must he and the Court so Ex parte the Commonwealth of Virginia and is a petition for writs of habeas corpus and certlovari to bnng before tills Court tho case of Judge indicted in tae Federal Court for the western Dis trict of Virginia upon the charge ot excluding all colored citizens from Jury duties on account ot their color and previous condition ot and in violation of the act of March The petitioner alleges that his arrest andlmprlson ment upon this Intllctinont were unwarranted by the Constitution ot the United and In viola tion ol his rights and the rights ot whose Judicial olllcer ho and that the inferior court had no Jurisdiction to proceed against Ibis alter a caretul examination of the act of March which provides for the trial nnd punishment of officers who excluded citizens the Jurylist on account ot race or holds that that act is authorized by tho thirteenth and fourteenth amendments the Constitu tor tho entorcoinent of whioli Congress Is given power to pass appropriate The constitutional amendment was ordained to secure equal righls to all and to insure to all persons the enjoyment of such rights power was given to Congress to enforce its provisions by appropriate Such legislation must act upon upon tho abstract thing de nominated a but upon the persons who are the agents of the State to the denial of the rights which were Intended to bo Buohlsthe act of March and It Is fully authorized bv the The act of the defendant lu select ing jurors was a not a and being charged with the performance ot that although he derived his authority from the the defendant was bound in the discharge of his duties to obey the Federal Constitution and the laws passed In pursuance The peti tion tor a writ ot habeas corpus is therefore de Justice Strong delivered tho Justice Field dissented and gave an elabo rate It first states tho law Virginia relative to the summoning of It quotes that tho Judge of each county or corporation court is required prepare annually a list of such inhabitants of the county or corporation as he shall think well qualified to serve as being persons of sound Judgment and free from legal The question is left to the Judge whether the Jurors possess these qualia and for tho manner in which he discharges this duty he is responsible only to the State whose officer he is aud whoso law ho is bound to enforce The Is theJudge of the Piusylvanla Bounty court in the State of It la not protended that he ever selected personi who were not or who wore not of soum or who were Vet he has been indioted in tlioDlstric court of the United States for the Western District 01 Virginia having on gome undeslgnated day in the year 1878 excluded and failecT to select as grand and petit jurors citizens of the county on account ot color or previous condition ot ser The Indictment does not state who thosi citizens nor set forth any particulars of thi but charges it in the general words o The District Court Issuecr a bench upon which tho Judge was arrestet and la now held in He petitions tor a certloran to that Court to sen up the record of Its proceedings and to a writ of habeas alleging that Its was without Jurisdiction and that his Imprison ment thereunder is and lie prays to The Commonwealth ol Vir ginia presents n similar declaring tiinti she IB deprived of the services of her Judicial ofll JIT by his unlawful arrestnnd ndlotrmLt la founded upon the fourth section ot lie uct of Congress of which declares that no slinll itlsqunlllled In any court Ji Ihe United States or of any State on account of or previous condition of iml uiytalucei charged with tlio duty of selrellng or uminonlng Jurors who shall cixnlude or full to iiumnon any cause in conviction be deemed guilty ot a inla Field holds thai the District Bonn in iFSulng its process for arrest exceeded because assuming the if Is PonslllutluMul and valid as he Indict mentdcsicrlbCH no offense under It s void on its and because that act Iti lie wcHlon cited so far us It relates to tne jurora n I he State courts Is unconstitutional and the ndlctmont merely repeals tho Itirisruajw 1 tho wnn that the defendant ex liidcd and fulled to seleclr as Jurors certain oHl cns on account of color and previous condl ion of but It names no citizens who vere thus nnd ot course designates no pcclllc travcrsubib It Is essential tou uildlndlctinent Unit It should Bet forth thi oftonss vlth such particulars of place ami potsou hut tho accused may know the nature ot tlio harge ana oe uble lo prepare to rncol The Uoii tltutlon in its sixth ninendmend strikes with nul ty nil such vague accusations ns are embraced In he It is hold otirth section ot tho act of so fur us it ppllcs to the selection of jurors IH the Htats Therela not word In the Constitution nor In any ot lw which authorizes any lutcrfnTcncii br with the States In the udiultdstrutloa of licir governments and the enforcement of their nus with respect to any mutter over which tirlsdlcllon wiis not surrendered to Jnltcd 1he design or the Constitution vns not to destroy the but to form more and while creating i central government for certain great o leave lo I he States m all matters the jmrtsJic ion of which was not surrendered the functions ssonual to separate and Nolhlug could liuve n greater tendency to destroy he Independence und autonomy of the States and educe them to a humiliating and degrading do jendcnco upon the central government than ihu rted m this that Congress coercive authority over indicia iflicors of the States In the ifcchurge of heir duties under state Tho duties of tin Jounty uudge In selecting Jurors nic nhownin lave heen Judicial m their nature bv the express cnns of the law and the Stule constitution and he uniform decisions ot the courts ot UiVtHtaiw n the case of Collector Daythis Conk litld hat any government whose menus employed lit inducting Its operations an1 made to Uin outrol ot another and distant government can xlst only nt the mercy of that government udge Field denies that tho amendments iipport the legislation in The irovlslons authorizing Congress to enlorcn hem By appropriate legislation 101 enlarge their No legislation would bu pproprlate which conlllcts with the express or mpllcd prohibitions of the Constitution upon the lower ot Legislation could there be appropriate umier pretense ot oro a state from doing certain should end to destroy It or any of its essential attributes o every State there must rcferSuce to subjects over which has abso tite from all external lullucnoos In he exercise ot its Judicial nd executive The t a Stute consists In the if Its executive and Judicial fflcers through vihom alono It this wero lot so a suite would cease to be an liidestructibla member ot the Union and would bo to tha evel of a dependent municipal corporation exlst ng only with such powers as Congress might pre The thirteenth and fourteenth amend ments are next and It Is maintained that hey do not aflord a warrant for the act of Con ress under which the Indictment in tlie caso was The fourteenth amendment extends pro ectlon only to civil rights as distinguished from hose which arc political or arise In the form of the Jovcrnrnent and its mode of t has no more reference to political rights than it has to social rights and duties which o not rest on any positive That the I hlrteeuth nd fourteenth amendments were only designed 0 secure the civil lights of persons overs race md condition Is manifest by Iho fact that wneu it vas desired to confer Dolltlunl power upon tho icwly made citizens ot tho as was done by ly inhibiting the denial to them ot the stunago on ot color or previous condition of ser n new amendment was hould not be delayed for the slow process of a In the court below and a subsequent appeal n case of conviction to this Thosy who egnrd the Independence ot the State in all their cserved powers ns essential to successful maintenance of our form of government cannot all to view with the gravest apprehension for the uture the indictment in a court ol the States of a Judicial offlcor of a State for the man icr in which ho has discharged his duties unde icr laws and ot which she makes 110 proceeding Is a gross offense to the State and s an attack upon her sovereignty in matters over vhich she has never surrendered her Jurisdiction Justice Clifford concurs lu this dlsseuUnir The State of plaintiff in James Duvis on a ccitlUcate of Division ot opinion from tho united States circuit Court for the Middle District of arises out ot the Indictment in a Tennessee state court of the present defendant In Jumcs a Deputy Collector of Internal tor the murder ot James a citizen ot on tho arth of Javls llled a petition for the removal ot ins rom tho state to the Federal under section 643 ol the Uevlscd on the that iho killing was done In selfdefense and vhlle he was engaged in tho discharge of his duties under the authority ot the Internal Keveuue laws of tho United Iho judged In the court below certify a division it opinion upon three indictment ot a revenue olllcer found in a MMite court for murder under the qircuinstances alleirod n this case removable to this court under section Ma of the Revised Statutes It Is any mode of procedure prescribed by Congress and If can a trial of the guilt or Innocence of the prisoner bo had here This Court holds lhat Ihe petition for removal was in conformity with tho and upon being llled the prose cution was removed to the united States Circuit Court for that Uho United the Court Is a Oovernment with authority ex tending over the whole territory ot tho upon the States and the people of the staus While it Is limited In the number ot Its so ur ns Us sovereignty extends It is No State can exclude from exercising any authority conferred upon It by the obstruct its authorized officers against Its will or withhold rom tor u moment the cognizance of any aub Kot which that Instrument 1ms committed to 1 tha whether civil lor bo one to which the Judicial power of the United States ox removal to the Federal Court Is no in vasion of State on the u de nial of the right of the General Government to remove to chargu of and try any cose arising under the Constitution aud laws Ihe United IB a denial ot the sovereignty or that Oovernment over a subject expressly to It is a denial of u doctrine necessary for the preservation of the acknowledged powers ot the Tho power to remove Is us ample lu criminal as la civil T his therefore lu answer to the certraedquestlous of the court that the case Is properly removable to the Federal and that a trial of the guilt or innocence of tho prisoner may there be Justice Strong delivered tlu Justices Clifford and Field dissented and read elaborate Justices Field nnd Clifford maintain assuming the validity and constitutionality of the act of the Indictment describes no ottenso under but is void on its lace and that the uct so far us it relates to jurors la the State is unconstitutional and void They hold that nothing can bo found In the Con stltutlon from its opening to Its closing nor in any of the amendments in force before ihe close of the civil nor In subsequently which authorizes any interference by Congress with the states In the administration ot their Government and tha enforcement of tkelr laws with respect to any matter over which jurisdiction was not surren dered to the United in tholr Judg could have a greater tendency to destroy the independence and autonomy ot the reduce them to a humiliating and degrading dependence upon the central Government engender constant Irritation and destroy that domestic tranquillity it was one ot the objects ot tho Constitution to Insure than the doctrine asserted in this case tlmt of that Congress can exercise coercive authority over Judicial officers of tho States in the discharge of their duties under state It will be only another step lu the same direction towards consolidation when It assumes to exercise similar coercive authority the Governors and legis lators ot the After giving a history of pae thirteenth and fourteenth Justice Field maintains according to his un derstanding of their purport and there is no warrant for the act ot Congress under which the Indictment ot Coles was ihe arrest and imprisonment of tho petitioner waa unlawful and his release should be Those who regard Hie independence ot the States In all their reserved and this includes the Independence oi tholr legis judicial and executive as essential to the successful maintenance ot our form of government cannot tall to Tiew gravest apprehension for tho future tho Indict ment in a Court ot tho United States ol a Judicial officer of a state for the manner In whloh ne discharged his duties under her and of which she makes no The proceed ing is a gross offense to the It is an attack upon her sovereignly In matters she has never surrendered her Thedoc irliie which sustains it carried to its logical re degrade and sink iher to the level ot a local municipal Indiana Republicans for February conventions were held in all the Congressional districts of the Stftta today tor the selection delegates to the Chicago The oon BUUne118 senerally resolutions favoring Mr
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