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In our last issue we had just time and space to announce the names of the cnn didatcs placed in nominatioo by the Democratie State Convention ; and as the uanaes of most of them are so familiar to the great body of the Democracy of the State, a simple announcement was only neecssary. However, a more extended notice maj not now be out of place. We nued hardly teil our readers who Wuliam M. Fenton is. He is not a recent importation. but has loug been idcutified with t'.ie Democratie party of the State, in fact is a man whoin the Derancrncy have delighted to honor. He has held many offices of trust and honor, and has alvvays iaithfully discharged the dutiea devolved upon hini. He bas served in the Senate, aud, as Lieutenant Govornor, bas been the presiding officer of that body, He knows the wants of the State, not by hearsay, but from his long residence. Mr. Fenton has also wou a reputation as a military officer, second to no one who has enlered the field from our State. The Democracy should rally and elect him Governor of the State. Edwin H. Lotiikop, of St. Joseph, is the nominee for Governor. He is a veteran Democrat, has liad Legislative ex perience, and will preside over the delibcrations of the Sonate with ability and dignity. G eoege B. Turner, of Cass, has peculiar qualifications for Secretary of State, and will make as competent an officer as ever filled that department of our State Governuieut. Chorce C. Mu.xro, of Ililladale, must certaiuly bo a Democrat ''clean through" to hold up his heud in so benighted a regioo. He possesses the Jeifersonian qualifieations, lionesty and capalility. The Treasury will be safe in his hands. Charles W. Butler bas seen service in the Auditor GeneraFs office, and there is not a better man in the State for Auditor. He ought to be elected. Georgië Schmidt, of Saginaw, the nominee for Coinmissioner of the State Land Office, is ah intelligent and educated Germán, and is endorsed by those who know him as eminently fit for the office. Levi Bisnor, the nominee for Attorney General, is known to everv Democrat in the Stato. He is an able lawyer, and will not have to discharge his duties by proxy. John D. Piekce was the first Superintendent of Public Instruotion, and left his mark on our cducational systcm. No better man could have been nominated fur Meraber of the Board of Education, than Oliver C. Comstock, of Calhoun. The ticket is one of the best ever presentod for the suffrages of the peoplo of Michigin, and if sanity prevails about the ides of November, it will be elected. JS2E" The República ns of this Couh ty have cornpleted their nominations for Legislativo candidates, and are actively engaged in the canvasB. Tbeir nominees are. Senate- 7th Dist. - William Jay. " sth " - J. Webster Ohilds. Rejiresenlativcs, st District - Charles Shier. 2d " - James Clements. 3d " -Thomas Gray. ik " - Roswell B. Gates. Both oí the candidates for the Senate, and Mr. Shier, have had experienee as legislators. E Hon. Kandolpii Manning, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, died at his residence at Pontiac, on Tuesday of last week. Judge Manning bas locg been identified with the Jndiciary of the State, and has won for himself a reputation that will long survive him,


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