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The Republican County Convention

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The republican county convention for the purpose of electing delegates to the state and eongressional conveutions vvhicli are to send delegates to the nat ion al convention at Chicago was held in this city last Tuesday. It was a, harmonious gathering. A. contestad delegation from the tirst ward of this city furnished a little amusement. The örst set of delegates was sent by those who went early tothe caucus and adjourned in time to attend the glee club concert. The second set were elected by those who came after the concert goers had vacated the place of holding a caucus. Both set of delegatious were admitted and the lirst ward was twice as numerously represented as the other wards or towñs of the county. George F. Wheeler, of Salem, who was made chairman of the convention ascribed all t!.e evilsexisting in this country to-day to Cleveland's adrninistration and wan ted the republicans restored to power immediately lest the country go at once to the "demnition bow wowa." These were not nis words. but they convey a fair expression of his expressed senti ments. James L. Gilbert Wcts secre tary. The following were the delegates elected to the state and congressiona conventions. State Convention; - J. E. Beal, J T. Jacobs, E. li. Abel, Wm. Judson Heuben Kempf, James A. Wilbur LIeury C. Waldron, Archie W. VVilkinson, Howard Holmes, H. S. Boutell Wm. Campbell, George Burkhardt, Clinton C. Spencer. John W. Blakeslee, J. B. Wortley, Watson Barr, Albert Van Giesen, Wm. Osborn. CONGRESSIONAL CONVENTION: - John F. Lawrence, A. J. Sawyer, A. V. Hamilton, George S. Wheeler, H. 1. Woods, James L. Gilbert, J. C. Knowlton, I. N.. 8. Fo3ter, G. F. Allmendinger. Peter W. Carpenter, F. K. üweu, E. F. Petes, It. H. Marsh, H. P. 'ompson, Mvron Cady, Jas. C Uernus, A. F. Freeman George S. Ranotn. ïhe following resolntion introduced bv Editor Osband and seconded by Joe T. Jacobs was adopted by a standing vote. Resolved, That this convention representiug the republican party of Washtenaw Couuty hereby recognize with satisfaction and pleasure the raoidly mcreasing favor with which the name of Gen. Hussel A. Alger is received throughout the country in connection with bis candidacy for the nomiuation tor President before the nat'onal republican convention about to assemble at Chicago, that in harrjaony with the republican sentiment of Michigan, we heartily approve bis nomination foi that high office and we also ask the delegates of this body who shall represent us at Grand Rapids and at Adriai to so use tneir influence and votes as to secure a united delegation to Cliicao in the interest of Michigan's favorite son, lier brave general, her able leader her generous and noble citizen, Russel A. Alger. Wm. M. Osband, of Ypsilanti, was elected ehalrman of the republicai county committee. The executive com mittee is Chas. E. Hiscock, Wm. Jud son, II. S. Boutelle and Richard Marsh


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