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The Republican state convention o' Neraska a.ssembled at Omaha Wednesday night, and was called to order by the James A. )avis, chairman of the btato central commitee. M. L. Harwood was made chairman. ?he Hon. J. M. Thurston placed in nomination !or supr me judge Amasa Cobb, the resent incumbent. On motion the nomina;ion was made by acclamation. The nomiiia-ions f or two regents of the state university resulted in the selection of Col. John L. Carson of Omaha and Jos. W. Gannett of Douglas county. The supreme court of New York, in extraordinary session, has ordered the pólice board to appoint one Tammany inspector in each election district. The Democratie state convention of Louíbana met at Baton linuge Monday. Louis Texada was chosen temporary chairman. After appointing a committee on credentials a recesa was taKen. Quite f uil election returns f rom Connecticut inake it certain that the constitutional amendments providing for biennial elections Eor the legislature and extending the term of office of judges of the supreme and superior courts to the age of 75 years, are overwhelmingly defeated. The Maasachusetts Democratie State convention organized Tuesday in Faneuil hall. Leverett Baltonstall was made permanent president. On motion of Judge Abbott, John Quincy Adams was nominated by acolamation for Governor . The ticket waB completed as follows: For Lieutenant-Governor - W. P. Plunkett. Secretary of State - Gen. M. I. Donohoe. Treasurer and Receiver - Gen. David N.Skillings. Auditor- Wm. R. Field. Attorney General - Richard Olney . John G. ibbott,P. A. Collins, Geo. W. Gill and Reuben Noble were elected delegates at large to the national convention. The LouiBiana Democratie State convention reassembled at 5 p. m. Tuesday. The report of the committee on credentials was adopted. Felix Poche was chosen permanent chairman. After appointing a committee on platform L. A. Wiltz was nom ïated for Governo on the first ballot, receiving 276 votei, and Gen. Fred N. Ogden 174.


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