ues Alomes. Nov . m- A. B. Cummins. member of the national Kepulican cqmmittee from this state, and candidate iu oppoéition to Senator Gear, has decliu-cd hlmself in favor of ehangiiiír the basis of representatiou iu the national conf ention from the present district pro rata, to a Repnblioau niajority per capita. Governor Shaw expressed similar opinions. Many len'1ing Republicana seen today exp s-ed their cholee of Chicago for The uexc convention.