National Republican Convention
The following cali ior the next National ltepubücan Convqji.tion has been issued by the National Comraittee. To the Republican Electora of the United States :- 1q accordance wlth, usage and obedient to the instructions of the Kepublican National Couvention of 1884, a National Conveiitlon of delegated representatives of the Iiepublican party will bc held at the city of Chicago, Illinois, on Tuesday, the 19th of June. 1888, at 12 o'clock, noon, for the purpose of nominating candidates for President and Vlce-President to be supported at the next National Election, and for the transaction ot such other businees as may be there presented. Republican electors In the several States, and voters without regard to past political aftlliation, difference or action, wlio believe in the American principie of a protectlve tariff for the defense aud (lcvclnpment of home industries and the elevatlon of home labor; who would reduce the national taxes and prevent the accumulation of the surplus in the treasury in harniony with the principie; who are opposed to the attempt, now more openly avowed than ever betore, to establish a policy which would strike down American labor to the level of the tinderpaid and oppressed workers of foreign lands; who favor n system of naval and coast defences whicli will enable the United States to conduct its international negotiations with self respect; whogreatfully chcrisbthe defendersof the country; wlio condcmn and resent the continued and unjust exclusión of rapidly growing territorios which have au indisputable title to admission iuto the sisterhood of States ; who are in favor of of free schools and popular education, a free and lionest ballot aud a lalr count, the protectlon of every citizen of the United States in his legal rights at home and abroad, a foreign policy that sliall extend our trade commerce to every land and cllme, and sliall properly support the dhjnlty of the nation and the promotion of friendly and barmonions relations and intercourse between all the States, are cordially invlted to unite iiihUt thN cali In the formation of a aational ticket. Each state will be entltled to four delégales at large and two delegates for each representative at large ; each ConfireSiioual District, each Territory, and the District of Columbia will be entitled to lvo delegates. The delegates at krge shall be chosen by popular State Conventions called on not less than twenty days publislied notice and not less than thirty days before the meeting of the National Convention, Tlie Congressional District delegates shall be rhosen in the same marnier as the nomination ot a meniber of Conare-s is made in said districts. The Territorial delegates shall be chosen in the same raanner as the nomination of delégales in Congress is made. The delegates from the district of Columbia shall be ehosen at a Convention constitutcd of members elected in primary district assemblies held under the cail and directlon of the Kepublican Central Commlttee of said district. An altérnate delégate for each delégate in the National Convention, to act in case of the absence of the delégate, shall be elected in the same marnier and at the same time as the delégate is elected. All notices of contests must be il led with the National Committee in writing, accompanied by printed statements of the grounds of Cuntests which sliall be made public. Preference In the order of hearing and determining contests will be given by the Convention in accordance with the dates of flling of such notices and statements with the National Committee.
Ann Arbor Courier