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John Sherman On The Stump

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A correspondent says of John Sherman's speech at Toledo, Ohio: He was constantly interruptcd by jeers and insults f rom theaudience - sometliing that never bofore happcned any other public man in this city. "Eliza Pinkston," "Mrs. Jenks," "Jim Anderson," were howled at him from all parts of the house. When Hayes' name was mentioned, a tremendous yell of "Praud !" went up, compeHing Sherman to cease spenkmg. The interriiptions were so constant that he delivered nis proposed speech only in part, but, lost his temper and went into a personal explanation of his official conduct. The audience was made up of Demócrata, Eepublicans and workingmen in about eqüal parts. The crowd, which was immense, packing the house, would not hear Sheiman's defense of the Louisiana eteal, but hooted him 'down with cries of "Fraud" and "Eight by seven," mingled with calis for "Sweet Eliza" and " Mrs. Pinkston." The Secretary's meeting closed with shoute and cheers for the National candidate an1 platform. His humiiiating treatment was the greater because witnessed by many distinguished men, including Speaker Grosvenor, of the Ohio House, Gen. Kobinson, of the State Republican Committee, Congressman Willets, of Michigan, and others. It was one of the most remarkable demonstrations known in the history of Ohio politics. He advocated resumption; said that the Republican party was for keeping out and in circuí ation all the greenbacks that oould be maintained at par with coin; defended the national banks; admitted that somo Republican frauds were committed in Florida in 1876, but insisted that the vote of the State was properly counted for Hayes; impudenily asserted that Hayes "got the vote of Louisiana as lawfully and fully as that of Ohio;" acoused the Demócrata of having tried to cheat in Oregon; and became vehement on the subject of the solid South. Bat Mr. John Sherman did not say anything about his letter to Anderson and Weber, or about his interview with Maj. Burke, of New Orloans, in a Senate committee-room.


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Michigan Argus