The action of the republican convention for the first district of this county on Saturday last, is generally considerad as wise. According to the line of pollcy mapped out by the county norainating convention one representative was to go to thegreenback party, preference being riven to the second district. The second district, however, nominated a straight republlcan, lcaving tlic tirst district in lionor bouiul to take sucli action asit did. The nominee of the convention, Warren Edward Walker, is a resident of the third ward of Ann Albor city. He had al ways been a lepublican up to the tormatton of the greenback party, ivhen he went into tliat organization, believing tlieir principies to be right. He has been Uieir candidate for circuit court commissioner, but never has held any office. Mr. Walker is a young man about 40 years of age, the senior membcr of the lirm of Walker Bros., of this city, stone niason?, whose work in their line upon sevcral edifices in this city is pointed out with pride by our citizens. Mr. Walker is of spare büild, of medium heiphl and ¦x pretty good looking fellow. He is a gradúate of the law department of the iniversity, class of '78, but never practiced his profession, preferrlng lus tradeHe isa man of integrity, a hard working, energetlc wntieman, who will make a uoodmember of the legislatnre, and one who will take an active interest in the wants and demaiids of his district ïf elected Asa working man, as a Citizen, as a capablu gentleman, no one can gay oueht a"ainst him, and being popular, he will owtalnly make a liveiy run for the politlón.