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If Governor Tilden sliould be nominatod at St. Louíb he is likely to run uiifler the sobriquet of " Houest Unclo S&ui." which would be a most excellent watchword for this Centennial year. - 'J'roi Pret [lh.iu.) "Reform within the party" sounds wfill, but you might as well think of oonverting China to Christianity without 1 lic aid of tnissionarie8 as tbat the Ilopublican party will reform itsolf by its own efforts. - N. Y. Bxprttt. Blaine saya he will not notice the bond matter any further, as he thinkg there is no need of any investigation. Rut there is need. The bottoui faots must be clcar and iiitolligible. It is duo to his friends - duo to the people. - Toledo Commercial (Iteji.) John I. Havenport, the Republioan Agent who handled such loaiis of the people's money in the New York Grant eleotions, was the author ot a nóte of ayiupafhy and triumph o Babcoek, just ttcr tliat celebrated nacksman was acquitted. - Chicago Courisr. The talk of starting ip a new political party as often as a fit of disgust seizt-a a few men inside of the transgressing one ia entirely aside frooi the habits which have heretofore governed the popular mind, and parties thus constructed are but temporary devices at best, that never live long enough to draw strangth trom the doep and lasting stores of public confideuce. - Bostun Pont (Dein.) The political conference suminoned to meet iu the city of New York on the lóth of May by Messrs lSehurz, White, Bullock, Woolsey and Bryant, although on its face a harmless movement, is really aggressive in its conception as well as in fts possiblities. This conslation will be regarded as a threat by the politiciiins, but we fear they are more likely to gut angry at it than to take warning by it. - Worcester Oaxette (Lul.) If the new sil ver half dollars shall be prouiptly issued their use at the Centeunial nmy provo a great convenieuce in paying admission charges, and the gathuring of so many people on the occasion would serve most effectually in ] their wide distribution. Our foregin visitors would also ñnd that our citizens - at least as to siunll change - follow the custuuis of civilization and pav


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