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COLtrWBUe, May 28.- Th o Demooratic State Central Committoe and a few Deni oc ritio politicians met here to-day to co nsult on tho situation and fix a day for holding tho State Convention. (Jen. Durbin Ward offered a resolution that a cali be issiK'd for a Stato Convention of tho Democratie party, to bo held in tliis city August Tth, to nomínate a Stato ticket and Senatorial Rlectors; thet the eall shall invite all Liberal RepabÚOaBf and all opposed to tho re-loction of Gen, Grant to take part in sriid Convention : also that conventions be hold in each Conjïreii'iional district June 19th, in whicli the Democrnts and all opposnd to Grant shall oo-operate, tooloct delegatos and altornates and four delngates at large to tho Ualtimore Convention, and that the election of delegates at large shall bo roported to the State Central Committee, who shall meet hore June 26th to oonnt the votes cast by the respective Congressional distriets for dolegatcs at large, and tho four persons having tho largestnumbor of distriets shall be delegates at large to Baltimoro. This first resolution v;is taken up and warmly discussed, Gen. Ward stüting that he hvi ofFered this resolution so as to do away with aetion in tho Stato Convention until it wris known what it had beun deemed best to do at Baltimorc. Individually he was in favor of a straight Deniocritic noraination at Baltiiuoro, and Win. S. Groosbeck was bis iirst choice. Saino mombers af the committee may have feit similarly inclinnd, but no one elso publicly oxpressed hiinself as in favor of a straight Democratie nomination. A motion was made to strike out that part of the resolution whieh invited the Liberal Republicana ar.d anti-Grant men to cq ojjerate, and after an imimated disoussion a motiou to so amend as to lay the whote series of resolutions on the table was agroed to. A motion was then made that the convention for noniimting a State ticket and delegates to Baltimore meet in Cleveland, Ohio, J'ane 27th, and agreed to, leaving the questiou of noininatiug an electoral ticket to tho djsoretion of that Convention. Ward moved to amond it 30 us to próvido that thelangwge ot' the cali of the National Cominitteo bo adfled to it, but this was voted down - 8 to 6. AVliilo 110 formal nction was taken a general willingnest was oxpressed to support Greeley liCartily in euso Baltimore saw fit to indorse Lis noiiiination, aud some prominent giaitloincn expreased themselTOS enthusiastically ovr itích a couiBC. Tho chango of place of holilir.:; I the State Convention from this city to Cleveland luis 110 politioal siguiüc ince, but is luer.ily an eooaomioitl movo, free halls and free music hiing tho Inoentive.


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