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 - LOUISIANA REPUBLICANS. Niw Orleans, La., Jaa...
LOUISIANA REPUBLICANS. Niw Orleans, La., Jaa 23. Special Telegram. The Louisiana Republican State Convention assembled at the Washington Artillery Hall in this city at noon to-day. Tbore are full delegations from every parish of the State, and the delegations are in the main made up of representatives of the best element of the party. There is no doubt that a full State ticket will be nominated, and strong 'hopes are indulged that assistance will be received from the National party. Strong representations have no doubt been and will be made as to the favorable conditions for carrying Lonisiana under a free ballot and a fair count The determination is expressed to pnt up a ticket which will appeal for the support of all classes of the community. The Republican majority of Southern Louisiana it is hoped will not be overwhelmed by the Democratic majority north of the Bed River. The old Kellogg element of the party will probably be kept carefullr in the rear, while such men aa H. C Miner, Taylor Beattie, Judge Wyley, Judge Toist, and others of' that character will fashion the policy of the campaign and name the ticket It is probable that an equally vigorous fight is to be made in the parish of Orleans for control of the municipal, affairs. A parish convention will be called for next month some time and a full ticket nominated. Judge Wyley and Mr. H. C Miner are most prominently spoken of as NOMINEES FOB 60VKKN0B. Albert Baldwin is also mentioned. Among those mentioned for places on the ticket, are Andrew Hero, Jr., J. W. Barnett, of St Mary, one of the largest sugar planters in the State, originally of Ohio; A. H. Leonard, P. F. Harwig, Dn 3L F. Bozano, A. 8. Badger, H. Dudley Coleman, C G Swarze,- Jacob Hassinger, John F. Patty, B. F. Flanders, C Mayo, J. H. Oglesby, E. C Fenner, and Anstide Mane, all good men, with large interests in the State and city, and commanding the respect of the people without tecard to party. Mr. Robert Harlan, a' colored ex-Representative from Cincinnati in the Ohio Legislature, is in attendance upon the convention. It is an open secret that Mr. Harlan is here in the interests of John Siierman. Concurrent with his appearance in the kail was the distribution of a song entitled, "John Sherman, the Pride of Onr Ftate," bearing upon its back a portrait of the Ohio statesman. There will be a lively - fight in the Congressional delegations over the selection of delegates to the National Republican Convention, for almost every prominent man in the party is a candidate. One of the delegates from Point Coupee is J. E. Breaux. a brother of the Democrat o nominee for State Superintendent of Public Instruction, and ex-Postmaster W. B. Merchant, now of Iberia, was on the floor. He was recently nominated lie- Sublican candidate for the State Senate from this istrict . - The convention organizod temporarily by the election of T. A. Cage, an intelligent conservative colored man, aa temporary chairman; appointed committees on credentials and resolutions, and adjourned until to-morrow. TUB FBOCEEDrSO. New Orueaks, Jan. 23 At 12:30 p. m. today the Republican State Convention was called to order in this city by General A. S. Badger, chairman of the State Central Committee. The total number of delegates elected was 368, aud there were preseut 2U6 delegates whose elections had not been contested, in four parishes and seven city wards elections of delegates were contested. The attendance was fully 600, including delegates, proxies, and alternates, most of the prom-nent Republicans of the State present Thomas A. Cage, of Terre Boone, was made temporary chairman. He at once appointed the committee on creden tials and the convention took a recess until 6 o'clock. IJpon reassembling the temporary chairman made a short address urginz the Rapubhcans to make a strong tight in the coming election, and quoted from a sneech of Governor MoEnery, wbo gave assurance that there should be a free ballot and a fair count He expressed confidence that under these conditions the Republicans could carry the State; but even if they could not, and yet made a good fight, it would be greatly to the advantage of the Republican party in Louisiana in National affairs. The several committees were then named, and the convention adjourned till noon to-morrow, to enable the Committee on Credentials to investigate con testa Besides nominating a State ticket this convention wili elect four delegates for the State at large to the National Republican Convention, and members from the various Congressional districts will select two dolegates from each district I For, delegates at large there is a spirited contest between ex-Governors Wannoth, Kellogg and Pinchback, Messrs. H C. Minor, T. A. Cage,' Heury Demas, and J. F. Herwig, and Major Andrew Hero. This is the largest Republican convention ever assembled m this Bute. About fiftv of the delegates are white men. Among the prominent Republicans present, several of them occupvme ..... .v, Ji.. rr, "-"K'"B seats on Uie platform, were the following- f,. Governors B. F. Flanders, W. P. Kelloee. P. B. a Pinchback, and C. C Antoine. Among those most prominently spoken of as the nominee for Governor are Judge Wvley and H. C Minor. Albert Baldwin, and H. C. War-mouth are also mentioned. i

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  1. The Inter Ocean,
  2. 24 Jan 1888, Tue,
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