Tuesday, October 7, 1879 - Page 4
LEFT ALONE. The Indepindents to Fight their Own Battles this Fall. Tho Republicans Decide to have no Coalition Coalition with Flaherty and his Followers. Tho Result of the Sfawycr Hall ConferenceA ConferenceA Representative Gathering of Republicans Decide by a Vote of 85 to 15 to Stand or Fall by Themselves. The invitations issued by tho Republican Campaign Committeo to prominent Republicans in each of the wards and country towns, to a conference, held last night at Sawyer's Hall, to ulscuaa the question whether thero should bo coalition or no coalition with the Independents at tho approaching eloction, woro responded responded to by about 60 activo workere In tho organization. organization. The conforonco was hold in Exocutive cession, and only those who woro armed with the invitations, signed by W. A. Leaycraft, wore admitted to tho hall. Many ward workora, among whom was Mike Dady, were much disappointed to find that tho door was closed against them. Tho Flahertyites, who havo been burning burning with anxiety for wooks paat to have themselves attached attached to the Republican kite, mustered some ten or twelve strong In the bar room of the now Municipal Hotel, Hotel, and nervously awaited the result of the conference, whilo two of their numbor, James It. AUaben and Charles Van Wyck were dispatched to Sawyer'a Hall to represent the strength of the Indoplndants and proclaim proclaim their demands.