Wednesday, October 24, 1877 - Page 2

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Republican Nomination for Senator In (lie Second District. The Kepublican Convention to nominate a candidate for State Bonator in the Second DiBtrict me't yesterday alternoon In the Headquarters, No. 10 Court Btreet. Delegates were presont from the First, Second, Fourth, Fifth, Seventh, Eleventh, Thirteenth, Fifteenth, Nineteenth and Twentieth wards, whioh comprise tbe dlsiriot. A large number of the party leaders attended, among whom were Samuel McLean, Aldermen Fisher, French, Burnet, Bay and Balrd; Colonel Louis R, Stegman, General Jourdan, Franklin Woodruff and Assessor Ben. Wilson. The names connected with the nomination in the gossip previous to tbe Convention were numerous, and includod those ot ex - Senator John W. Coo, ex - Aldorman Gtorge H. Flfher, tho Honorable Eugene D. Bern, W. W. Goodrich and ex - Assemblyman Jonathan Ogden. The Convention was called to order at a quartet past three o'clook by Mr. Franklin Woodruff. Mr. Cheshire moved that Mr. Woodruff act as Chairman during the organization and that Messrs. Small, Of the Thirteenth Ward, and Sedgwick, of the First Ward, be mado temporary Secretaries. The motion was carried. Upon the conclusion of tho roll call Mr. Kenncday moved that Major A. C. Barnes, of the Twontletn Ward, bo made permanent Cualrman of tbe Conven - . Hon. Major Barnes was escorted to tho chair and mado a brief address. He thanked tbo delegates for the compliment which he Bald was entirely unexpected on bis part. They had assembled to perioral one of the highest duties of citizenship. The business which the Con. vc lion bad met to transact was of more than ordinary importance. He begged them to not only select a oan - dldate who would run well trom aparty standpoint but onejvbo would bo an ornament to his place lu the Senate 9Sd an honor to the people of tbe county. On motion of Mr. Dady, of the Fourth Word, the temporary Secretaries were made the pertnaucut Secretaries of the CoDVontion. Mr. Kounaday, of tho Seventh Word, moved that tbo Convention go into the nomiitiou of a candidate for Senator in the Second District. ! j ; . ' i ; i I I I i j I : ;

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  1. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle,
  2. 24 Oct 1877, Wed,
  3. Page 2

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