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The Union Ticket And Platform

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The following are the ticket and platform reported by the conference committees of the Democratie and National State Conventions it ïwpaiiig on Friilay and afterwards adopted by their respective conventions : , THE TICKET. For Supreme Judge- John B. Shipman, of Coldwater. Kegents- Geo. P. Sanford, of Ingham; Henry Whiting, of St. Clair. THE PLATFORM 1. We deprécate the tendeney of our national affairs toward the centralization of power and its corrupt ue. 2. We belive in the strict equality of all the States and all classes and citizens before the law, aud that our Government should be in truth and in fact a government of the people. 3. We are opposed tu all f urther allowances of war claimB. 4. We demand that all money whether paper or metallic, shall be used by the General Government, and made full legal tender for all debts, public and private, except as to such contracts heretofore made as were originally pnyable in coin. 5. We are opposed to all banks of issue, and demand that greenbacks be substituted in place of national bank bilis, and that the coinage of gold and sil ver be placed in all respect apon the same footing. 6. We believe that money should be issued in sutticient volume to meet the requirements of business and that the government should regúlate the volume of money. 7. We are opposed to all monopolies and demand that the public domain be reserved to the tillers of the soil and not squandered upon railroad and other corporations. 8. We cordially invite all men withont regard to past political affiliations, who favor the principies herein set forth and who love their country and ita prosperity more than party, to unite and work with us to save the people trom bankruptcy and ruin to which policy the dominant party is speedily and surely tending. Jolm Hancock is quoted as being one of the most genial, most affectionate of hoste, the leader in converaation, the lïiend to diflldence, and always inaster of himself; lüs presence of mind when his servant shivered .a beiuitiful epergne into atoms was unexceptionable, "Break as many diabes as you please, John, but don't make such a confounded noise about it."


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Michigan Argus