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Cincinnati Weekly Enquirer (Newspaper) - January 03, 1877, Cincinnati, OhioRhe Cincinnati weekly enquire wednesday morning. January 8, 1877. 8 an uprising. The people Ohio speak. Tilden is honestly elected. He must be honorable inaugurated property the a mid not be replaced la half a Century. In addition to the in memo sacrifice life caused thereby and Beca co id the rarer rally two inroad upon Konsti a a a ii Hea. Hogtie a would the More like use this fact Politi ral Doma be disposed to and Tuti onai Lili erty free government and the rights the american a a eople. And the people would the More Likely and the More easily m induced to mitc temperate but determined expressions sentiment. They Are re echoed from the Erie to the Ohio. Delegations appointed to Tho Columbus mooting. A Alt i . Special dispatch to the Dmn a incr. Cantono. December 3�?pursuant to Call Tho democratic Central committee a Large representation the democracy and conservative citizens 8tark county assembled at Scha ofert a opera House. The meeting was called to order by the chairman the Central committee Iliou. Johnson Sherrick. T. A Cole Massillon presided and John Mcgregor acted a Secretary. It wan Manifest by the remarks the speakers and the unanimity Mac Proval the excellent read by a. Mcgregor that Tho people Are determined that the verdict Over a Quarter a million freemen and a decided majority the electoral votes for Tilden and Hendricks shall not be aside by a few unprincipled knaves and political suckers Benton Kwh Rand plunder Rule ruin. Nothing hut tat is right is asked but no submission to fraud. Speeches appropriate to the occasion and he emergency were made by Orione 8 Meyer a Mcgregor professor i. Worley hon. Johnson Sher tick John t. Hayes arid Peter Chance. Delegates were appointed from All the townships the county to attend the eighth january Conven to Ai Columbus. They Are Good men and True. The meeting adjourned with three rousing cheers for Tilden and Hendricks. President and vice president elect the United states. A Salute 204 guns for the Victory tie Casiple and so in opinion was fired lost night. I vex to Nili tux Dei. Lancaster. Special Dimitch to the Rinju incr. Lanca Cikk o., december 31�?the democratic Central committee this county met yesterday afternoon to appoint delegates to Tho eighth january convention. There was a Large attendance from the country Aud the following resold tons were passed quot resolve no that three delegates from each township and Ward in the county be a a it oin Tod and that All citizens who Inri Teve that the honestly and fairly elected candidates for president and View president should la inaugurated Are Hpak it tinted As advisory delegates to the convention and Are earnestly requested to also a committee consisting messes. Tuthill Rainey and Texler. Weie a it pointed to draft an address to the let melt it Iacy the county which was tej sorted and unanimously adopted. Aiso a Resolution to live tie a proceedings published m the Cincinnati ens i he 1 Ohio Eagle. Kwark special dispatch to the enquirer. Newark o., Deal mixer 30.�?the meeting today the citizens Licking county to appoint delegates to the Columbus convention january 8th was largely attended and composed our Best citizens. It was Alied to order by the Secretary the democratic executive committee Isaac it. Riley. Colonel m. M. Munson was called to the chair As president colonel 8. L. Blue and Benjamin Brownfield Estas vice president and j. K. Mccullough Secretary. Colonel Munson who was an ardent supporter a Grant previous to 1872, delivered a spirited address taking the chair during which he said quot i have seen threats from those High in authority that the army he used to inaugurate governor Hayes. 1 have seen one rebellion squelched where a Large portion the regular Bruiy was used to subvert the government and i expect to see the Luke result follow a second colonel Munson spoke hopefully the the Sovereign people As a a Power behind the throne a As something that even Morton feared. The meeting was eloquently addressed by judge Charles a Ollcott and colonel Charles Golding Alabama. Hon. William Parr chairman the committee resolutions reported the following which were unanimously adopted with instructions that the Secretary Forward a copy to Tho member Congress for this District �?o1. Resolved that the great underlying principle our government is that All govern Euta derive their just Powers Ironi to consent the governed a and that the wishes the la Solc As expressed by the Hall the cast by the people can not be thwarted through the turn hit Iery returning boards banked up by the military Power without overthrowing the very Lundari Menlai principles the Republic. "2. Jim folic a that honest men ail parties should unite in deprecating and protesting against the political heresy that the popular Vole cast Lor presidential electors May be falsified changed and set aside at by Hemming officers Graudu Lesliy ejecting returns which they were bound to include in the count thereby sub wiling the popular , which Uliey were charged with the duly ascertaining and declaring. �?o3. Pics tied we demand that whenever the re Turnm Board any state by fraudulently changing the result the popular vote has illegally awarded a certificate election to a set ejectors who did not receive a Naju iii hut Only a minority the votes actually cast the votes Ollie electors from such a stale should not be counted. "4. Resulted we Are m favor adhering to the Long est bushed method counting Itie elector cd vetes by tiie two houses acting in joint convention and through their tellers As the Only Safe i i and constitutional method procedure Aud patriotic men without distinction party should unite in condemning the i grafting that dangerous Aud anti Republican principle upon our Jiosi Iticia system that the president the Senate can assume to discharge a 1 unction Winch the Constitution has not conferred upon that single Liiv a one Man thereby Asogu aug to lieu Ischii the Power to count reject Juv such votes us lie in y deem proper a a a. Resolved that the representatives the peo pie in Coureas can confidently key uii the support the musses in All constitutional efforts to maintain and protect the rights the Jie Ople to have Timeir Wisnies. As expressed by their Voles obeyed and the following Resolution was also adopted a that and voters Licking county who Are in favor a fair election and i honest count be appointed delegates to attend the convention to he Bald at Columbus january 8, 1877.�?� the number Aud character those in attendance and the determination expressed to insist that the result the presidential election shall not be subverted by known bands were the distinguishing features the convention. Licking county be at Gid Quibus the 8th�?by a a urge majority. Prumo iii. Special die Pateh to the a inquirer. Posts Mutum o., december 31.�?notwithstanding the inclement weather respectable delegations democrats met in music Hail yesterday. W. Q. Adams was elected president the meeting and . A. D. Miller Secretary. A committee consisting hon Weils a. Hutchins d. K. Connell m1t to innovations and that for this very Rea a the Ellgie Tost encroachment upon constitutional a Bleily free government and the rights the people ought to be met with a Tern resistance everywhere and a Kwh Rekkas to Belicov that 8amnol j. Tilden and Thomas a. Hendricks were legally and fairly elected president and vice president the pulp d states America Tho 7th Day nov Etolier la tel that a systematic Effort has been made by the leaders the Republican party to prevent the the people Ireton being constitutionally and fairly expressed and carried into a net therefore be it not Ufa that we the said democracy Vinton county denounce the action the Renn Hmann Leader who have reused the returning boards to it Nair suggestion in refusing to count certain parishes in Louisiana because such parishes gave democratic majorities and i counting certain oar wishes when the same had Given Republican major George a. Waller sex mayor John m. Lynn und a m. Leed Cin were chosen to draft resolutions Rex Pressie the sentiments tiie Scioto democracy and to recommend delegates to the 8th january convention. The meeting then adjourned b meet wednesday evening to upon the committee s report. Mcarthur. Special die Pateh to the enquirer. Mcarthur o., december great Snow storm did not prevent the assembling yesterday in mass convention More than one Hundred Che leading democrats from All parts Vinton county to enter a protest against the consummation by the office holders and demagogues the greatest outrage and crime in american history. The convention was organised by the election hon. A. J. By urn chairman and j. W. Bowen Secretary. A committee ten was appointed appropriate Tesola Lions giving expression to the sen to Mente tire democrats and lovers the Constitution and Laws Little Vinton. The committee reported the following a a we has we the democracy Vinton county Ohio in mass convention assembled in View tha political situation which is truly alarming to All lovers Liberty order Freo government and to it a right the a Maria n people and quot a Hokeah. In a state society such As to possess to the United states a Marico a few week civil War worm result la tha destruction tics without giving any reason therefor. Quot hit Vyrl. Timi we denounce the action the leaders the Republican party for Theel torts made by them to prevent the people in a constitutional Way rom electing a president and a vice president the United states. Quot Kendred that we Trust in and look to the House representatives As the Only Hope the Republic in this hour its peril and pledge our support to it i nil Legal and constitutional measures that Muy be adopted by it against usurpers and the resolutions were unanimously adopted. Temperate and judicious speeches were made by a 8. Claypool atol Charles White. Thirty eight delegates being one Delegate for each fifty votes East for Tilden for president in the several townships were then chosen to represent the county in the 8th january state convention to to Etc held at Columbus when the meeting adjourned. Col ii mgt ii m. Special Dis Raich to the enquirer. , Ohio december 30.�?pursuant to Call the democracy Franklin county assembled it Naughton flail this afternoon for the purpose Apski Inibig delegates to attend the 8th january convention. Tho meeting was a Large and enthusiastic one. Major Reinhard presided and John t. Gale was Secretary. Lion. George l. Converse hon Otto easel colonel .1. Groom Thomas Berzin ii. L. A Berry hon. A. G. Libbs v. D. Moore j. H. Outhwaite and mayor Heitmann were appointed a committee resolutions. The first Resolution u reported by the committee sets Forth the right the people to publicly assemble und express their necessities and grievances. The second recites that the impudent and unfounded charge that those who protest against the exercise illegal and arbitrary Power desire to foment strife and incite civil War is made by Radical conspirators to withdraw the Public mind Horn their own evil designs to by fraud nud Force a candidate not fairly and legally elected As Chiel magistrate the Republic Potowa the Coli icing the electoral vote by the president tiie Senate and deciding All questions in reference to the Validity the vote denounces the returning Board bum Nesiti the Southern states that any decision Mude by the two houses Congress be cheerfully acquiesced in by the whole Jie Ople and that any atom jul to inaugurate by Force president not fairly and legally elected simply upon the declaration a be president the Senate be an net usurpation and revolution that should and i l be resisted by the people without distinction party that copies the resolutions we sent to each our senators and representatives in co Gerthe resolutions were adopted unanimously. Stirring speeches were made by Iliou. G. L. Converse colonel j. Groom and hon. Tuto Dressel. One Hundred delegates to the convention to meet the nth january were appointed which the City has fifty two Aud the county forty eight. Ample arrangements Are being made for the accommodation strangers who attend the state convention. The necessary committees have been appointed and Are it work nuking arrangement for the accommodation a Large number guests at private residences. Springfield. Special is Jilch to the enquirer. , . December 30.�?a Large and enthusiastic meeting the democracy Clark county was held at the opera House this afternoon. Hon. John h. Thomas presided. A motion urgently requesting every Democrat in the county to attend the meeting at Columbus the 8th january was adopted. The chairman the com. Unit tee resolutions f. A Hagan presented the following resolutions which were unanimously adopted a whereas we firmly insist that at the late presidential election Samuel j. Tilden and Thos. A. Hendricks were elected president and vice president the United states and quot whereas some the leaders the Republican party through the a set unscrupulous men constituting the returning boards in Florida and a Aiu a a huh have attempted by Force and fraud to defeat the the people As expressed at that election and Are now threatening to prevent tiie peaceable inauguration the president and vice president elect by the Aid the military Power the government therefore lie it quot resolved that we deny the assumed right the returning boards in Florida and Louisiana to did franchise the Legal voters these states under any pretence whatever and their late attempts to do so aided and abetted by their master at Washington deserve the execration All hones men. A a resold a that we deny the pretended right the president the Senate to canvass Ermine the result the votes cast by the electoral College und we insist that that duty is in Rosed by the Constitution and the Laws and i Sun unbroken line precedents upon the two Liou is Congress and we Call upon All the members Congress regard to partisan feelings to exercise that right and discharge that duty with that fairness firmness Aud dignity which should always characterize the representative the american people. Quot re Icid 1 hut any attempt to prevent the inauguration Tilden and Hendricks by a departure from the rules prescribed by the Constitution Aud Laws arid by the uniform usage in this government in making the count the electoral vote can not but he regarded As Lawless and revolutionary and should be promptly and firmly resisted by uil Law abiding and Libei people to the utmost extent their spirited addresses were made by messes. Thomas Aithur and Wallace. Defiance. Special Lse Mateti to the eur Quirar. Defiance o., december 30.�?the democracy Defiance met in Large numbers in mass county convention today. The court House was filled with the sturdy banners and representative men tiie county and the proceedings the convention were marked with deliberation and firmness tempered wit i a disposition to exhaust All Legal Means within the Constitution to have the the people respected. Judge b. Patton Wicksville presided Over the convention. A committee one from each township was appointed resolutions. This committee reported As follows quot resolved that should a full fair and honest canvass the vote recently cast for president show governor Hayes to ire the Choice the american Jie Ople for that High office As Good citizens we while regretting gracefully submit to the inevitable result and place not tiie least impediment in the Way his inauguration. Quot Litho Lichtl. That if. On the contrary Tho poll and canvass should prove Samuel j. Tilden to lie tiie Choice tiie american people for the office president ills inauguration should be conceded a arty must yield to patriotism priv the and tier soul schemes must give Way to general Wel ure and republicans must step Down and out we heartily declare Itiat should such a remit he reached and . Tilden be declared by emigres to tie the president the democracy hold it to be their solemn duty to see him placed in the presidential chair hinder who May. A a resolved that the attempt to evade obedience to the popular by any Effort to distort the meaning the Constitution by the misinterpretation the Plain letter the Law to seek to set up barriers against the declared Wilt tie people is substituting revolutionary exp it Ediena for cons titu Tiona exit edict a. Quot resolved. That the american Union regi Upen the inviolability the ballot Box and when the Choice Electora Mude in a Legal and constitutional manner shall have been ascertained the same should be acquiesced in otherwise there must be in end to popular government. Quot rewired. Eliut it is the Calm and deliberate purpose those who supported Tilden and Hendricks to abide by the Law. And while they insist College and 800,000 majority the popular tote can not secure he peaceable inauguration the question might with reason he entertained whether we should again attempt to bold another presidential election. Quot rewired. That the Delegate from Thlu county to Columbus the with january be instructed to i it �1st upon the maintenance Tho right with the As Ranee that we pledge our unfaltering a Niport to such measures a secure the stability our government a ode for the people and by the the convention appointed thirty delegates to attend the state convention and urged All democrats tiie county Olio can to attend the state convention. Defiance county stands firm for Tho cause Justice and right. My. Vernon. Special dil Natch to he enquirer. Or. Vernon o., dec Grubor 30�?notwithstanding the inclement weather a Large number representative democrats from every township in the county assembled at the court House this afternoon in Oli Edwence to the Call the chairman the democratic committee. The court room was entirely filled with people. Judge John Adams was chosen president Alicel Hart sen., and Isaac Irwin vice presidents l. Harper and j. J. Fultz secretariat. Oti motion a committee seven was Xin resolutions with general Morgan chairman. During the absence the committee judge Adams addressed the meeting very ably a ens Ihly and satisfactorily to All present an admirable ret resolutions were reported and read by the chairman which were adopted by the convention Nan in Sously. General Morgan was called upon and delivered one the Best speeches his life and was frequently applauded. A motion prevailed that All Knox county democrats who visit Columbus and a Large number Are going the 8th january be considered delegates to the convention Waverly. Set Cecial Ehson nth to the . , Ohio december 30.�?a Large and enthusiastic meeting was held Here to Day to Send delegates to the 8th january convention. Ilon. J nines Jones was appointed chairman. Fifty delegates were appointed to attend the convention it Columbus. The following resolutions were re ported by colonel Liggins chairman the Coin Mittee resolutions and enthusiastically adopted quot resolved that the unlawful employment United states troops in South Carolina Florida and Louisiana previous to and subsequent to the Lute presidential election in the interest to in repel Lleini parly merits the condemnation the american Jie Ople. "2 Liat the action the returning boards Louisiana Florida and South Carolina in Frt kudu gently counting these states for Hayes and Wheeler when in fact they Hod each Given a majority votes for Tilden and Hendricks was an outrage that should not lie submitted to. "3. That if the congressional committees now investigating the elections and returns those state shall report that ail either Thorn gave f Muon Rita their votes for the Tilden and hen Dricks electors then we i Inland that Samuel j. Tilden shall he duly inaugurated president and Thomas a. Hendricks vice president tiie United states tiie 5th March next and that we pledge oms Ives to oppose by whatever Means we Are Able any attempt to prevent their Ina unit "4. T hat we favor a iced and peaceful solution the present political complications that we Are in favor Law and order but that we in no even without resistance y Ohl to those who a inspire l usurp tiie Powers the government Nernst the clearly and legally expressed the Strong speeches advocating the i e solutions were made by col. T. W. Higgins and . E. R. Allen. At Dayton. Special dispel cd to the enquirer. Dayton. December 30.�?tne democratic and conservative mass convention Here to Day was a huge affair Beekc-1 opera House being crowded. The convention while being one the ingest was one the most enthusiastic Ever assembled in this City county. Hon. David a. Honk presided and made a stirring speech As did also hot Fth. Geo. W. Houk major John Conner the Home Elihn Thompson esq., and sex judge Dwyer. A series carefully prepared and appropriate resolutions were adopted. Seventy eight delegates As follows were selected a. W. Hale James it Artel John a Greer s. F. Woodsum. W. Ii. Gillespie d. Bemount w. W. Belville Elihn Thompson George Graves a. Froendhoff m. J. Swadner huh. John Bettelon Henry Marshall James Turner Ezra Thomas e. T. Arnold Joseph Hammond Peter Loiziz Joseph Desch August Neh Rick w. Wass Seicht tii Ornas Garvin hon. L. Butz jun., s. Goodman. W. H. Belville w. R. Tomlinson . James Leslie Adam Schautz j. H. Firkins her de. Bixler. I r. A. E. Jenner we. Huffman George f. Ketchum John Connor f. J. Of Sullivan David Downey Fred. Schulte Thomas Hickey. We. A Coiner John k. Mcgrew we. Kindle. Ben. Titomas p. W. Flagle g. D. Mays i. T. Earley j. Oat Row w. H. Zeller w. Ii. Leighty N. Edvards k. P. Drayer hon. James k. Thompson j. H. Line Angh m. N. Kim Niel j. W. Getter l. 8. Lams Criales Kiniel a. A. Denlinger j. W. Irinner Lewis Nell David Long Jese Lehman j. D. Hurry John w. Cusack. James Wilson j. D. Brown James Weaver h. M. Turner 8. M. Herr Jacob Lams f. Wilhelm Sam Martindale Harvey Certner. 11. Cuppy s. J. Allen Sirion Brenner. John Stroup z. G. Weddell and Samuel Wiggins. Resolutions were adopted declaring that the Republican party had completed its Mission before it drove out the Abler and More sincere leaders like Sumner Greeley Trumbull Curtin Doolittle. Sig i and Julian it had completed its Mission and forgotten its principles retaining Only its party machinery for the procurement plunder and offices it has Licen using its machinery to oppress the South and has naturally degenerated. It Lias treated Tho South since the close tiie War he subjugated provinces and practically disfranchised the people thereof forced carpet baggers into offices and maintained them there with Federal bayonets. The party had literally bankrupted the South robbed and imprisoned the people. Not Content the three weakest most oppressed and impoverished states in the a conquered provinces a Louisiana South Carolina and Florida have been selected As victims for their part in the meeting. After the usual amount speech mailing the following preamble and Resolution were adopted and delegates w Ere selected to represent this county at the convention to be held at Columbus upon the 8th next preamble and . In a Republic the the people lawfully expressed Only i Sovereign. All Octal Are hut the agent and servant that sovereignty. The Sovereign Power in this Republic has declared who shall serve As president and vice president for the ensuing four years Frota the 4lh March next. 1 he Mandato must lie obeyed. A in Law Fml worn no change title so in the conduct our election neither the political panic Niu the Leri matted to retain an apparent advantage gained Gay fraud. If fraud have occurred which by Poa Sibilly might change the result and thwart the the people lawfully expressed it is tiie duty the two houses Congress by their combined action to eliminate the frauds Ann to see that the honest sex Prensa a a the people s tie enforced therefore in View Thene self evident propositions a a fit moved. That we Ore astonished that the alarm Long and a Truing proposition these Republican set store who claim that tiie president the Fen Etc t Hall count the electoral votes and declare the result regardless the existence fraud and the objections interposed by Tho people a representatives authorized by the Constitution the United the upon a fair and equitable adjustment ail question arising in Ine canvass the electoral vote no the two houses Couyres they emphatically declare that no attempt at fraud violation Tho established usage Aud precedent be submitted to. Quot resolved that the use Federal troops in con True Niue the rights interfering with the conduct elections and overpowering tiie action Legal authorities the states can not he too severely denounced and is utterly at War with the theory our government As Laid Down by the lathers. Slates to be present for the express purpose curing an honest declaration to be. Resolved that the Effort in which the Republican managers Are now persisting to deprive Tilden and Hendricks the votes South Carolina Florida and Louisiana by corrupt practices and flagrant violation Law we regard As an outrage upon the integrity the ballot Box and should he frowned Down by the people All parties. A resolved. That if the election a democratic candidate by thirty sewn majority the electoral victims tor their own sacrifice Aud As the instrument an intended fraud upon the balance the people the Union in and through the electoral colleges. The question is asked. Ought tiie outrage perpetrated by the returning boards in the South be tolerated by the people the same is characterized As a a a conspiracy office holders rebellion against the rights and liberties the the resolutions recite that if lie infamous policy the Republican p Ray in attempting to defraud the people Tilden and Hendricks is allowed to prevail it follows that quot the elective franchise is a farce free government by the people a hollow mockery the american Republic a conspicuous failure and confessed fraud and that it does Well to die in the Centennial year its exist Enoex a and under the administration the re publican party the resolutions denounce the men who engage in such a conspiracy As worse Ihnn Par Micides who would become the selfish assassins the country a liberties for the basest pure roses. The resolutions include stand believing furthermore with Abraham Lincoln a that a majority the people who have elected a to Rex Leet be to see to it that he is inaugurated a we pledge ourselves Here and now to each other and to candid order Loving patriotic Mai every where that whoever is declared elect Isoby the Senate Aud House representatives conjointly failing in this whoever is duly elected by the House representative.-. In accordance with the twelfth amendment to the Federal Constitution shall have the undivided support the democracy and people this City and country a not in vindication his rights As a partisan an individual hut in vindication our own rights and characters As patriots and citizen determined to Sec the Laws faithfully executed Aud the Constitution upheld even at the risk lives our Liberty our fortunes Aud our sacred Honor. A John g. Doren a William Koky. A by. H. Gillespie quot Dennis Kwh ver a committee quot to rely Tlle. 9pecial dispatch to the enquirer. Circleville o., december 30.�?a Large meeting took place Here this afternoon. Resolutions calling our senators and representative to Rise above partisanship and respect the expressed the majority were passed and five delegates from each Ward and township appointed to go to Columbus the 8th. Among the delegates Are such men As Jas. I. Boggs c. F. A elixir hon. It a. L. Perrill hon. W. T. Conklin. W. R. Bolin E. Niles we. Doane Edward and j. P. Smith j. D. Delaplane c. J. Do Laflatie Joules Murray John n. Brunner. We. Foresman Geo. Wood Dill Weigand Aud hon. A. Ancient. Athena. Special diff Uch to the enquirer. Athens o., december 30.�?pursuant to a Call issued by tha chairman tha democratic Central committee this county tha democrats and con car natives mat at the City building this evening to give expression to their sentiments upon the presidential muddle and Captain j. L. Kessinger Revenue collector for the fifteenth and sixteenth districts was present and took Nulter an Active Peor be quot resolved that we do not entertain a doubt the honest election panel j. Tilden to the office president Anri Thomas a. Hendricks to the office vice president the United states upon a fair and Legal count the lawful votes. A resolved that we demand the congressional House representatives that they stand firmly for their constitutional rights and unit they discharge their whole duty in determining the result the late presidential election. In so doing we pledge them the support All Good citizens who love the fir country More than at Wodney. Special Dimoth to i enquirer Sidney Ohio december 30.�?the meeting Here to Day was Well attended. Hon. Hugh Thomson was a jointed chairman and j. O. , Secretary. Judge j. G. Stephenson James Caldwell and h. M. Niles were appointed a committee resolutions and made the following report which was adopted a whereas the 7fh Day november 1�7f>, the Jie Ople this nation exercised the highest prerogative american citizenship in deciding by to Cir ballots who should tie president and vice president the United states for the next four years and a whereas that decision was rendered in favor 8 Ninuel j. Tilden and Thomas a. Hendrick by a majority More than u Quarter a million the popular vote the country and a Clear majority the Eli total vote legally cart and a whereas corrupt men and Des Jiete politicians for tiie in Poi a perpetuating the Republican party in Power my continuing themselves in office have threatened to defeat the honest vote the people through the instant mentality the Bayonet and their own twice convicted Connot returning boards whore action the people this country look upon with amazement therefore quot resolver that the democrats and conservative people Shelby county have great reason to congratulate themselves and Tho people this country upon the re ult the november election in favor Reform and we Beltane it i the sincere Hope the honest and patriotic citizen this Republic that the the majority sex pres de at the shall not be set aride by the leaders the Republican party but that they hot it nest a and per a a Abiy Mih Niit to the the people. Constituting idly expressed. Quot repaired that we look with he greatest approx Hension upon the expressed revolutionary Ami treasonable conduct a Iris a the Leader the party in Power in attempting to hold the Rey a government against the a majority the people constitutionally expressed by overturning 8tute government by arbitrary military Rule by sustaining bogus legislature and gov enors. And other fraudulently elected fat officers by the intimidation and murder coloured m who refuse to with them for Mere politic us i roses. Quot resolved. That the american people in View the great injury aimed at free political institutions can not Alibi to stand idly by and let these Gross and flagrant wrongs pass without condemning them in tiie strongest and most emphatic terms and we believe it is lie duty every citizen to p Aee his Seal condemnation in the bold and unmistakable attempt to Rob the people the liberties guaranteed to us by the fathers this country. Quot resolved that ave believe Tilden and Hendricks to be fairly elected president and vice president the United state and that we use every honest and constitutional Means to have them inaugurated As such. Quot resolved unit the courage and fearlessness the courts South care Limi and Florida every judge which in a Republican in standing Forth against the pressure jul tical trend and corruption und maintaining the dignity an honest judiciary meets our Hearty approval. Quot resolved. That we demand our representatives arid senators in Congress to meet and defeat by every Legal and constitutional Means the Effort the leaders the Republican party to subvert the government destroy our liberties and set aside the the Jao 4e through the frauds corrupt returning at Toledo. Special dispatch to the enquirer. Toledo december 30�?the meeting to Selecta delegation to the eighth january convention was Large and enthusiastic. General Jas. 1. Etc adman called it to order and judge e. I. Potter presided. Speeches were made by judge Lockwood hon. H. Scribner general Jas. B. Steed Ian hon. E. D. Potter and icon. Jas. M. Ashley. The following dispatch was read to the convention a Washington d. C., december 30, 1870. Quote. It. Dodd Kay to the conventi n that three facts must now he apparent to the people 1. That Tilden received an immense majority the p up Lar vote. 2. A majority Tibah n electors was chosen by votes actual y East november 7th. Ihlen received in the Eim tend colleges a majority the vote authenticated us the Law require-., by the executives the several states. In counting these vote the representatives the people win determine from the Constitution Laws nud precedents their Powers and prerogative und when these have been ascertained the House i t fearlessly maintain them. Frank h. the following is part the resolutions adopted quot resolved that without partisan prejudice we declare it to be our sole main conviction that Samuel j. Tilden Aud Thomas a. Hendricks were legally arid constitutionally elected president and vice president the United states the 7th Day november last and that in obedience to Law and the precedent and usages sanctioned and sanctified by uninterrupted Observance the masses the people demand their a Union special dispatch to the enquirer. Eaton o., december 30.�? the meeting the democracy la Rychle county to Day was very Large Noth withstanding the wintry weather and had roads. A hire number prominent republicans were in attendance and exhibited considerable interest in the proceedings. Tho meeting was called to order by hon. John v. Campbell who read the Call John 4. Thompson and moved tiie election lion. Henry Sli Ideler As permanent chairman. Or. Sli Ideler addressed the meeting at some length the existing state Public ati airs and advocated mature deliberation in the proceedings the meeting. On motion tiie following committee resolutions was appointed l. O. Could John Kessling e. Cook Gulick Porter Webb Sampson Richard. Daniel Reitand Samuel Eby. During the consultation the committee the meeting was addressed by m. L. Holt. Tie following report the committee resolutions was read and received a whereas we believe that Tilden and Hendricks have been fairly elected both by the popular mid electoral Vota and that the inauguration a minority candidate As president Rcd ult in distrust the part the people and prove disastrous to the Republican principles transmitted to us by our forefathers and. A whereas the tenders the Republican party in the United slates Are now attempting by violence usurpation and trend to deprive the ii eople their fairly elected president and vice president therefore quot resolved. That the democratic and conservative voters Preble county heartily endorse the action our representatives Iti Congress nud leading men throughout the country in their Earnest and laudable efforts by All constitutional Means in their Power to Accord to the voice the people their honestly expressed Choice a chief magistrate. And they pledge their Supori to All Legal and constitutional efforts to secure to the Jie Ople the Pertiet Valloti a government for the people and by the people regardless the reckless attempt unscrupulous partisans to subvert their rights by violation Sims honoured usage. Quot re solid that we deprecate and condemn the action t president1 Grant in permitting tiie army the titled states to be useful for a partisan purposes Airo that we look upon the assembling troops at the seat government the eve presidential inauguration Day with grave fears for the effect this heretofore unheard preparation for the inauguration a chief magistrate upon the peace the country. Quot razor cd that every Democrat and every voter in Preble county who is opposed to the inauguration As president by fraud a Man who has failed to receive a fair majority the electoral votes he constituted a Delegate to the 8th january convention to be held at Columbus and that it is the duty All such voters to attend said convention and enter their solemn protest against the fraudulent acts the returning boat a the disputed Southern states and the dishonest and disgraceful Means resorted to by the professed Friend governor Hayes to secure his inauguration whether fair a elected not. Quot resolved. That the proceedings thl meeting be sent to the Cincinnati in Duiker with a request for their speeches were called for and made by Jame a. Gilmore and j. H. Food the Tenor the whole meeting to toward the one Legal and constitutional mean in the settlement tie complications. The following remark by . Foo touched close Jion the True feeling the meeting quot i am not in favor War but before 1 Wilt Sec a lot knaves a rid scoundrels ride Down the expressed More than three million Leopie 1 no in favor the resort to Arm because 1 believe that then to to Tho constitutional x. At in inn ii Etc special dispatch to the enquirer. Wara Kokta o., december 30.�?notwithstanding the heavy Snow that almost blockaded the roads the a Glaize democracy turned out Well today. Old Gray headed men were numerous Many them was liked through the Snow to get Here. The meeting was organized by closing senator Andrew chairman and c. P. Davis and r. Mcmurray secretaries. Or. Andrew taking the chair made a Well timed speech counselling calmness and moderation in this hour trouble but said if in the end All form Law Are Tram filed Oil and the Tho pen pie As lately expressed Likely to tie grossly disregarded we hold ourselves a Glaize and the in immediate readiness to sustain the Choice the people Hyall the mean Providence a fiord a. This was enthusiastically applauded. Resolution were adopted Winch be published hereafter. All democrats the county were a it cited tie Legates to the 8th january convention at Columbus. The convention also adopted a Resolution asking the state Central committee to change the convention the Btu a Fox. To meet in Cincinnati. Ottawa. Special dispatch to the enquirer. Ottawa o., december the demoed by Putnam county held a very Large mass meeting Here to Day. Representative men were present from ail the towns Hija. Speeches were made by ton. A. V. Rice hon. J. J. Moore. A v Watts mayor Lentsey a z. Thomas and w. G. Krauts. Strong Resolution expressing the views the tremor racy it the presidential question were adopted and every Democrat the county who decides to attend the state convention was appointed a Delegate. I Romna. Special dispatch to the int utter. Urbana o., december 30.�?the democracy Champaign county met Here to Day and appointed one Hundred and Twenty delegates to tiie eighth january convention every one whom is pledged to attend. Rousing speeches were made by w. A. In Urtle bungle . John j. Mason a nil Henry t. Nile and a deter tuntion to Sec Samuel j. Tilden inaugurated was Manifest. It. T. Shumate inc Myrer the state Central committee was instructed to we his influence to Liaw the convention held in Cine Matt. The resolutions adopted were not favourable to any con Iro Mise with the radial returning Board efforts. Washington. Special dispatch to the enquirer. Washington. J. C., december 28, 187ft. An important document Esse present situation. Senator Bayard has unearthed a new contribution to the election literature which Matiy pm amp Van Impi Octant part in the settlement tiie present contest. It is a Bill which the Senate the United states passed toward the close tiie first session the sixth Congress in Marti 18->0, when the Long contest which ended in the election Jefferson was agitating the country. As be seen it shows that the senators that Day some whom helped to Frame tiie Constitution held that the president the Senate had no authority to count the vote and that Congress had the right to go be Hind the returns. It also proposed a Way out such a contest As is now pending. Tiie Bill never went to the House. Yesterday the Senate committee seven decided to reprint it and it May lie offered again As a method procedure in presidential elections. The superscription the outside the Bill is As follows quot sixth Congress first session. A Bill prescribing the Mode deciding disputed elections president and vice president february Luh read first time and passed to second 17th, read a second time and postponed to wednesday made the special order the Day. 19th, 20th. 21st, 21th, 2tith Progress. March 1st, Lotti recommitted to a committee sons citing senators Rose Lauren Dexter Pinkney. Livermore and Nicholas. Man-5 17th, reported with amendments 21st, passed to third Reading read a third time and postponed 27th, postponed 28tli, passed by a Yea and nay it provides in substance that before the second wednesday in february next following the any when a president and vice president shall have Ticen voted for by electors each House shall choose by ballot six members and the twelve persons thus selected together with a chairman to be elected by either House Congress shall form a grand committee and shall have Jower to examine and finally to decide disputes relative to the presidential election that after the two houses Luil have selected their rest Active committees the supreme court shall Convene and remain in session until the grand committee make its final report. The two houses Are to Convene in joint convention the second wednesday in february elect by ballot two tel Lei s the part each to receive the certificates the electors from the president the Senate after they Snail have been opened and read and to note in writing the dates the certificates the names the Electora the time and place their meeting tiie number votes Given and the names the persons voted for and also the substance the certificates from tie executive authority each state accompanying the certificates the electors and the minutes thus made by the tellers so do be in the presence both houses and a copy thereof entered the journals each. When the certificates transmitted by the electors the different states shall have by eur opened by the president Tho Senate and read in the presence both houses and the minutes the tellers read and compared the president the Senate shall administer the following Outh to ail the members the grand committee appointed in pursuance this quot i. A b. Do swear affirm As the Case May be that i impartially examine the votes Given by the electors president Aud vice pre Lent the United states Toge ther with All the exceptions and Jiei Lions against them agreeably to the Constitution and Laws and a True judgment give thereon according to the evidence. So help me the president the Senate shall then deliver to the chairman the grand committee Alt the certificates the electors and All the certificates other documents transmitted by them by the executive authority any state and All Tho petitions exceptions and memo Nalz against the votes the electors the persons for whom they have voted together with the testimony accompanying the same. After the grand committee shall have been a jointed Aud sworn in tiie manner herein directed. The chief Justice the United states other judge the supreme court the United states As the ease Mav be shall As chairman the committee. They shall meet every Day sundays excepted from the time their Upp inti ent a make. Final and one Lanry Otto brain amp ton tie admirals i lit vote Given by tha Electora for president and vice Para want and where the votes in rejected by the grand committee their reason shall to stated in writ Itra for such exclusion a motion to Insen Nefi rejection wan not agreed to Aud signed by the members the committee who voted tot rejecting them and the report Thail let a entered the journal both House who shall the Day after the report is Mode meet and declare tie Dot son duly elected and if no election president Lias happened to non the House representatives shall immediately proceed a the pm Tito tilt m directs to elect a president. When the grand committee shall have been duly formed according to the directions this net it shall not lie in the xxi Wei either House to dissolve the committee orto withdraw any its members. It Hall be the duty the executive authority each state to Causa three copies the Law Resolution the state legislature respectively under which tha Eio Toni Are chosen a jointed to be made certified and delivered to the electors in such state lie fore they give their votes and the Electora shall Annex one the said copies to each let their vote. All petition respecting the election president and vice president Sita ii he presented and read in the Senate and remain there until delivered to the Ira rid com in it tee at which Lime each Jie Tifton shall be read in the presence both House but no petition shall a received after the certificates the elector i Hall have Taren opened read und committed to the grand committee nor shall any petition big inst the qualification a candidate elector for Nuiji Rosier conduct in an elector he pm ived uni Era notice thereof lie previously Given to tie person Ali one qualifications Uro contested. Special dispatch to the enquirer. Washington d. C., january 1,1877. The letter Baile fun Melon to governor Hayes elicits Sharp criticism Tho part democrats who can not conceive How the governor Ohio can help him to get his Legal right ii Nee it publication a Large number the party who have heretofore been prone to believe in the Hayes Souther movement Are inclined to Wake up to the realization that Hayes is making a sugar coated bid tor Southern us Piort. It in regarded fortunate that the letter was published As it show duplicity and prevarication the Jimart Hamilton tie having denied in Advance its pub Lishing that such a letter had been written. The Southern movement is being carried As insidiously As it i 11 in tie end Jirovec ineffective. Or nil s latest Lalk is causing a Little comment Seji scially that part it which intimates that an extra session Congress May in needed to order a new election. The idea is advanced to Day that the conspirators realizing that they have lost any Way in the present fit for Hayes and can not get the Nejiu Blinn Side the Senate to decide trim As elected whether no live decided that it is Wiser to risk a new election. They Are assured that the Senate and House Lith hold that Congress Lias the right to go behind the returns. No objection the to be made to this but when the investigation is once opened Morton. Sherman and the carpet baggers Are to protract it until the 4th March when no president vice president having been declared elected a new election next fall be in order under the Law 1782. Grants suggestion is thrown Totilas a feeler hut if it takes and no president is elected i the 4th March he hold. Asho suggest in his message that he has no Jower to Call an Cotta session the election go Over by which time the Treasury and tie clerks and officials in in some measure depleted Anda new and vigorous fight can be made. Grant s Ojon Lon that Hayes and Hainli Ernin both carried South Carolina that Hayes carried Florida and tint the the Louisiana returning Roud is final astonishes nobody us it is in the line All his a tub Lic declarations since november 7th. Live in a a tour it omit. Senator Bayard say to night that no agreement has yet been reached by the Senate committee the electoral count and that All published statement,.� to a contrary Elict Are Jire mature and incorrect. The committee meet to Morrow. That there in the end be in amicable agreement no one now doubts. Until they make their final re Piort. Trey shall sit with closed doors and a majority members May proceed to . The grand committee shall Nave Power to Send for persons papers and records to compel the attendance witnesses to administer oaths affirmation to All Percus examined before them and to punish contempt witnesses refusing to answer a fully and absolutely a the supreme court the United state May can do in causes depending therein Aud tiie testimony All witnesses examined before the committee shall be reduced to writing by the Secretary the committee and shall be signed by Tho Wii nes after his examination is closed. The portion in brackets below is an amendment to the original the grand committee shall have Power to inquire examine decide and report upon the constitutional qualifications the persons voted Lor As president and vice president upon the constitutional qualification the electors adj posted by the a a Fie rent states and whether their appointment was authorized by the state Legislatures not if there was a disagreement upon the Jimart in brackets nude according to the Mode prescribed by the Legisla Ture upon All petitions against corrupt i leg conduct n Alt petitions against corrupt illegal electors Force improper Means used to influence their votes against the truth Ali eur returns the time place manner giving their votes provided always that no petition exception shall be granted allowed by the grand committee which shall have for its object to draw into question the number votes which any elector to any the states shall have been declared appointed. Of before the 1st Day March next after their appointment the grand committee shall make their final report to the Senate and House representatives stating the number Legal vote for each person and the number votes which have been rejected. The report nit a majority the sold committee a Hall be a ii a y i a is a v a a to. Look Titia picture. Special dispatch to the enquirer. , s. December 29.�?governor lamp ton denies that judge Mackey has gone North to negotiate with governor have for him. Muckey had an interview with iia mjg ton before lie left and the latter declined to authorize to speak for him. Mae key has nevertheless undertaken the Mission his own Hook and Endeavor to secure the Hayes influence in Hamilton s favor. 1 Lien Itiat. mris . December 29.�?judge t. To. Mccany South Carolina is Here bearer a letter from general w tide Hampton to governor Hayes. The letter in As follow quot Execl tick chamber , s. C., december 23, 176. J a my peat sir i have the Honor to enclose a copy my inaugural As the duly cites ted governor South Carolina in View current events and tie official Sanction Given to Gross misrepresentation the acts arid purposes the majority the Good is Oji icon this Commonwealth 1 deem it i Rosier to declare that profound peace exists throughout tins state that tiie course judicial proceedings is obstructed by no combination citizens thereof and that the Laws for the Virote Cioti its inhabitants in ail their rights person pm Eity and citizenship Are being enforced in the court. While the people this state Are not wanting Fiher in the spirit Means to maintain their rights citizenship against tie usurped Jower Winch defies tie supreme judicial authority the state they have such Faith in the Justice their cause that they fat Ropo a to leave its vindication to tie proper Legal tribunals appealing at the a june time to the patriotism and Public sentiment the whole country. The in atm Matory utterances a portion the Jib ii it res Render it perhaps not for me to state Tibet although tie people South Carolina View great concern the present critical conjuncture affair our country which threatens to subject to i extreme tet tiie Republican system government it is their firm and deliberate to condemn Uny solution Ottlie existing political problem that involves tiie exhibition armed Force even hut through any other Channel than the pre scr lied form the Constitution the Jitae Elul agencies Law. Trusting that it solution May be bad which while maintaining the peace the country shall do no violence to the constitutions popular rights and Teml still More firmly to unite the people All the state in an Earnest Effort to preserve the peace to sustain the Laws and tiie Coustie tuition i am very your obedient servant. Vrame h Ami ton governor South Carolina. To Ili excellency k. B. Hayes. Governor Ohio. P. die settlement the vexed political questions which now agitate the Public mind must ultimately depend yourself upon your distinguished Conzi editor tor the pre Siveney i have addressed a it tier similar to this to a a excellency governor Tilden. Yours ac., Wadk Hampton. Lists in a context. i Sites Leri Ali in the finnic. Montreal. December26. A tie convento the sister Providence at st. Elizabeth near Joliet province Quebec was burned to the ground Laid night. Eight Jiu Pils Are missing. . Jot , Quebec. December 2ft.�?one Hundred Jar sons Frein the Convent at st. Elizabeth when it burned last night. Niue children were suffocated and their bodies were recovered this morning. It is said unit four More children Are missing. I fist night it 8 45, tire sister Superior the Convent Marie the usual visit through the whole con a Ltd it and noticed nothing unusual. All the Community were in Bod when at 9 20, the whole con it it was in Hames. All that could be done for the Peris inside was to hum them out. The nuns As Well a the children had Only time to save themselves without i Ettres. It is believed that the fire originated Between the floors. There were forty eight boarders in the Convent. Thirteen persons Jieri shed in the flame. Their names Are Angele Dauphin aped sixty three years Elizabeth gravel Nineteen year Maria Louisa i Turov ten years pawed in Desmaris nine years Maria Droit ten year Irea Guib it seven years get i Bra Lavalee ten years Reasen a Natalee ten Yem Knuska Pel land nine years a a it. Elizabeth. A Eta Lavauee ten Veo a it Esanna Masse ten years Dittma Masse Elk Ven years st. Thomas and Molina Joly st. Felix. At 1 clock eight bodies had been inked from ruins nil burned to a some parents were present a a Taring to Naze their children by fragments clinging to Tho bodies. Quot Elizabeth Trabel the victims was out the Convent White it flames but in emerged to Render Ashman sister Superior i resisted in remaining to vent to save the children Ami Only Esco difficulty he Coroner s inquest la been the Convent was situated at so Elizabeth mile from Joliet and a under the Ornano Tepieu the Sill Era Providence l the building formed two wings the shot fifty lady boarders occupying one hmm the was occupied by some fifty orphan and sons. The Structure was Wood and the no fire apparatus in the Village the Fine could be checked. Nothing was saved from the build there was an insurance the property 134/ the Navy department has been ordered it co operate with the w a department i that carrying out the daily simultaneous m observation now made wit i the trite male operation so Many Neuna land fully a a possible at sea and around the world. The observer son be taken at 1 86 a. M

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